Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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‘Working – A Musical’ at The Keegan Theatre by Doug Poms by Doug Poms

The Keegan Theatre brings to Washington the not-often performed musical, Working – A Musical, a show based on the well-known book of the same name from the 1970s by Studs Terkel that f…

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Fuse Feature: Creating the Soundscape for “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” by Arts Fuse Editor

Supplementing Eugene O'Neill's high drama is a subtle score of music and sound created by Dewey Dellay, an Elliot Norton Award winner for Outstanding Design.

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Photo Flash: Holly Madison Celebrates PEEPSHOW 3rd Anniversary at Planet Hollywood by BroadwayWorld

Check out photos from PEEPSHOW's Holly Madison celebrating her 3rd anniversary at Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas, Nev., on April 16, 2012. Creator, director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell i…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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22-Year-Old Theater Guy Insists: Young People DO Like Judy Garland! - New York News - La Daily Musto by Michael Musto

Twenty-two-year-old theater performer Jason Wise wasn't thrilled to read the New York Times piece lamenting the fact that Judy's greatness is lost on young gays (in the context of a discussi…

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Broad Stage will get a $12.3-million neighbor in Santa Monica by David Ng

The building planned for the Santa Monica College Performing Arts Center will have a 165-seat music hall. The center also announces an L.A. Opera collaboration.A new $12.3-million building i…

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Cedric Smith et al. Likely Join Mirvish's THE WIZARD OF OZ Cast by BroadwayWorld

According to a report by the Toronto Star, TV series Road to Avonlea star Cedric Smith will likely play the Wizard in Mirvish and Andrew Lloyd Webber's upcoming production of The Wizard of O…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Evita *** by Barry

Elena RogerBy Isa Goldberg/Chief Theater CriticIn front of the Casa Rosada, a swirl of tango surrounds the new regime. In director Michael Grandage’s revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s and…

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Review: Chekhov's 'Ivanov' vividly brought to life by Charles McNulty

Director Bart DeLorenzo's nimble staging and an enticing cast make this 'Ivanov' at Odyssey Theatre a winning exploration of confounding humanity."Ivanov," the play in which Anton Chekhov wa…

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Front Row, Theatre Producers Special

Mark Lawson talks to leading theatre producers, including Cameron Mackintosh, Howard Panter and Rosemary Squire, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Bill Kenwright and Sonia Friedman, about the art of crea…

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Richard Chamberlain channels his father for 'The Heiress' by Susan King

The veteran actor says the role of Dr. Austin Sloper in the Pasadena Playhouse production hits close to home.Richard Chamberlain is putting a lot of his father, Charles, into his role as Dr.…

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Fringe Festival sets its acts

Festival will run in June in midtown area

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Letter to the Editor: Taking Risks in Theater by Susan L. Raanan

I would like to add another perspective to “ ‘Carrie’ Revival, Now Dead, Has an Autopsy” and to shed light on the raison d’être of not-for-profit theater, which is supported prima…

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Kevin Kline and Meryl Streep will read Romeo and Juliet for The Delacorte’s 50th Anniversary by Loganne

The Public Theatre will hold a special, one-night only, gala event on Monday, June 18, in honor and celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Shakespeare in the park at the Delacorte Theatre. T…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Darren Criss, Bill Irwin et al. Help A.C.T.'s 2012 Season Gala Raise Over $760,000 by BroadwayWorld

With the help of A.C.T. Young Conservatory alumnus Darren Criss and two-time Tony Award winner Bill Irwin, American Conservatory Theater raised over 760,000 at its 2012 Season Gala, Expect t…

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Nick Jonas records 'How to Succeed' cast album

Nick Jonas has leveraged his gig on Broadway in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" into a mini-album.

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Amy Adams' fairy-tale return in "Into the Woods" by Ticket News

Returning for another stage performance, the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine Brothers Grimm fairy tale, "Into the Woods," is set to play this summer at Central Park's Delacorte Theatre as …

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News Nuggets: No Pulitzer Prize is awarded for fiction this year by Gold Derby

Carlos Santana doesn't let his Grammys inside his house: "I look around here in my office with the Grammys and other trophies. I'm grateful -- but grateful they're not at my…

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Kevin Kline, Meryl Streep to play ‘Romeo and Juliet’ in Public benefit by Joe Dziemianowicz

What’s in a name? When one of them is Meryl Streep and the other is Kevin Kline it’s the summer’s hottest ticket. Priciest, too — $1,500 a pop and up.

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Tis the Season for The Drama Desk! by Suzanna Bowling

Tis the Season for The Drama Desk!: The announcement of the 57th Annual Drama Desk Award nominations, will be held in a RSVP only event at Feinstein's at Loews Regency at 540 Park Avenue (61…

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Ballad, Stewart Discuss 'Ghost! The Musical' (Audio) by Bloomberg News

April 17 (Bloomberg) -- Dave Stewart and Glen Ballard, songwriters and producers, discuss their collaboration behind "Ghost! The Musical," which opens at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in New Yor…

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Actors, musicians visit Congress for arts funding by Stacy A. Anderson

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Celebrities including Alec Baldwin visited Capitol Hill Tuesday to shine their spotlight on federal funding for the arts....

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The New Season at The Guthrie by Isaac Butler

Congratulations are due to the Guthrie for taking an early lead in the Worst Season In America prize, after winning it hands down last year. Here it is, folks, read 'em and weep.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Appear on ‘Submissions Only’ by Mark Kennedy

Jesse Tyler Ferguson of "Modern Family" might be a star now, but he remembers those awful days sweating it out in front of casting directors.

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AGMA Files Labor Complaint Against Dance Theatre of Harlem by Daniel Lehman

The dancers' union claims that the resuscitated DTH, led by Executive Director Laveen Naidu, is "endangering its new dancers" by withdrawing from AGMA.

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‘The Lyons’ Star Michael Esper is Ready to Roar by Doug Strassler

With his searing performance in the acclaimed “The Lyons,” it’s fair to say to say that Esper has graduated to playing That Guy.

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Theater review: 'Miss Saigon' at the La Mirada Theatre by David C. Nichols

The heat is on in La Mirada, where “Miss Saigon” blows into the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and transports the audience skyward. Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Sch…

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Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara in Back Stage: April 19, 2012

Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara discuss "Nice Work If You Can Get It," plus we preview the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival.

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San Antonio Opera to file for bankruptcy by Chris Barton

In a move that could mark the final chapter in a financial tailspin, the San Antonio Opera will file for liquidation bankruptcy within the next 20 days. The organization, which began its 16t…

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Review: The oddly compelling 'Bewildered Herd' by Charlotte Stoudt

Like the man said, always be closing. In Cody Henderson's "The Bewildered Herd," now at Greenway Arts Alliance, everyone's after someone else's mental real estate. When he's not helping win …

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Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline play 'Romeo and Juliet' by Associated Press

NEW YORK - Kevin Kline will play Romeo opposite Meryl Streep's Juliet for a one-night-only staged reading of Shakespeare's...

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Pulitzer winners span old, new media by James Rainey and Jessica Garrison

NEW YORK -- The Pulitzer Prizes for journalism awarded here Monday demonstrated the resilience of old media and...

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Harbourfront Centre announces summer events by Martin Knelman

Zero Gravity Circus, music from Jumple, the Hidden Cameras are among the offerings

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Theater review: An atypical love connection in ‘John & Beatrice’ by Celia Wren

Does the heroine of “John & Beatrice” need a psychiatrist, or does she need a lamp with a genie in it? That’s a question you’ll ponder as you watch Carole Frechette’s intriguin…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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THE "SMASH" REPORT: Episode 11, Or, Starcatchers by Kenneth Jones

Playbill's weekly recap, with notes and comment, of the latest episode of the NBC musical drama series "Smash," about the creation of a new Broadway musical about Marilyn Monro…

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Please, Don't Start a Theater Company! by Rebecca Novick

In the past fifteen years, the number of nonprofit theater companies in the United States has doubled while audiences and funding have shrunk. Neither the field nor the next generation of ar…

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Poetry in motion as South Africans tackle Shakespeare

The opening performance that will kick off the Globe Theatre's pre-Olympic Shakespeare festival on Saturday is taking shape just a stone's throw from South Africa's parliament and President …

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Venus and Adonis, performed by Isango Ensemble, directed by Mark Dornford-May

The opening performance which will kick off the Globe Theatre’s pre-Olympic  Shakespeare festival on April 21 is taking shape just a stone’s throw from South Africa’s parliament and P…

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Black T-Shirt Collection

Legit Reviews||Abroad: Not, as the title might indicate, a show about heavy metal fans, Inua Ellams' solo show "Black T-Shirt Collection" tackles the globalization of the fashio…

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MAMMA MIA! Kicks Off GREAT AMERICAN CLEANUP NYC's Times Square Earth Day Celebration, 4/19 by BroadwayWorld

Benny Andersson and Bjrn Ulvaeus smash hit musical MAMMA MIA will kick off the annual Times Square Alliance Earth Day celebration with a special live performance of Dancing Queen at Keep Ame…

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‘Arias with a Twist’ at Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company by Amanda Gunther by Amanda Gunther

A enticing invitation for your imagination’s indulgence comes to you from Wooly Mammoth Theatre Company’s production of Arias With A Twist. It’s an explosion of creativity when the min…

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Review: Fish Men (Teatro Vista @ Goodman Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Cándido Tirado's *Fish Men* is mildly redeemed by some of its cast, particularly veteran Howard Witt. Other than that, this is work is galling in its glibness and love of its own conceit. T…

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"Bacchanale" feat. L'il Buck and the New Styles Krew - Directed by Benjamin Millepied by DanceOn

"Bacchanale" feat. L'il Buck and the New Styles Krew - Directed by Benjamin Millepied Subscribe to DanceOn: ‪http://bit.ly/HMtGu2‬ Check out Dance Showdown: http:/…

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Road to Avonlea’s Cedric Smith in The Wizard of Oz by Richard Ouzounian

Role of Dorothy in Mirvish production of The Wizard of Oz expected to be cast through TV series.

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO CALL: Meet Off-Broadway's Old Jews Telling Jokes by Matthew Blank

The cast of Old Jews Telling Jokes, which is co-created by Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent and will begin previews May 1 prior to an official opening May 20 at Off-Broadway's Westside Th…

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Gore Vidal's The Best man by Lesley Alexander

Feeding upon the frenzy of primary season, “Gore Vidal’s The Best Man” is as cutting edge today as it was when it originally debuted in 1960.

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Once by Diane Snyder

Blockbuster Hollywood movies aren't the only ones getting the musical-theater treatment. Once, a quirky, warmhearted little Irish film that was the surprise Oscar winner for 2007's Best Orig…

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Show Pics: Cillian Murphy in Enda Walsh's Misterman

The National Theatre has released production images of Misterman starring Cillian Murphy which opens tomorrow night (18 April, previews from 14 April 2012) in the NT Lyttelton. Written and…

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Atlantic Theater Company Announces “Chimichangas and Zoloft” Complete Casting by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) is proud to announce the world premiere of Fernanda Coppel’s new play CHIMICHANGAS AND ZOLOFT fea…

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Ralph Macchio Joins Cast of MAKING OF PSYCHO by BroadwayWorld

As first reported on Deadline.com, Ralph Macchio has joined the cast of HITCHCOCK AND THE MAKING OF PSYCHO. The film will be directed by Sacha Gervasi and will based on the book by Stephen R…

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STAGE TUBE: Megan Hilty, Lea Michele, Bernadette Peters Talk DOROTHY OF OZ! by Stage Tube

Broadway favorites Lea Michele, Megan Hilty and Bernadette Peters will all lend their vocal talents to the upcoming DOROTHY OF OZ animated film. In the video below, which features a portion …

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Photo Blast From The Past: Christie Brinkley by Walter McBride

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

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PHOTO FLASH: Sarah Paulson, Alan Rickman, Lily Rabe, Daphne Rubin-Vega at A.R.T./New York Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award nominee Lily Rabe received The Abe L. Blinder Award at the Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./New York) gala, held at Dream Downtown on Monday, April 16. Among the ce…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform in Música Nueva 5 by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda will perform as part of Música Nueva 5: Big Band Poetry Jam & Beyond, to be held at Symphony Space on May 11 and 12 at 8pm. He will join …

Linked From TheaterMania at 06:21PM

Sharp words, sharp knives in an entertaining slice of Midwestern Gothic by Nina Metz

NINA METZ reviews "The Butcher of Baraboo" at A Red Orchid Theatre ★★★ NINA METZ reviews "The Butcher of Baraboo" at A Red Orchid Theatre ★★★

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One Man, Two Guvnors Opens on Broadway Tomorrow Night by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Contact:  Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Adrian Bryan-Brown, Jessica Johnson, Christine Olver jjohnson@bbbway.com “The single funniest production I’ve ever seen.” – BBC The National Th…

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Theater Review: The Acting Company’s Version of ‘Julius Caesar’ by Eric Grode

The Acting Company presents a modern-dress “Julius Caesar” at the Baruch Performing Arts Center, with TV monitors, protest signs and crisp articulation.

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Smash - Season 1 Episode 11 - The Movie Star - Full Episode Recap - Luan Legacy by DanceOn

Smash - Season 1 Episode 11 - The Movie Star - Full Episode Recap - Luan Legacy In the eleventh episode of NBC's Smash, "Bombshell" is turned upside down by the arrival of mov…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO CALL: Amy Brenneman, Lee Tergesen and Cast of Rapture, Blister, Burn Meet the Press by Joseph Marzullo

The Playwrights Horizons world premiere of Rapture, Blister, Burn, a play by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Gina Gionfriddo (Becky Shaw), will feature Amy Brenneman, Beth Dixo…

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Highlights From One Man, Two Guvnors on Broadway

Inspired by Carlo Goldoni's 18th-century commedia-style classic The Servant of Two Masters, Richard Bean's London hit One Man, Two Guvnors makes its American premiere on Broadway with…

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The Afternoon Report, Tuesday, April 17, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Tuesday, April 17, 2012 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter – http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more informa…

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‘Fish Men’ bogged down by stereotypes

Two blacks, two Jews, one Latino, one Cherokee, one Asian and one Russian gather in the small, cement-walled area of Washington Square Park in New York’s Greenwich Village where chess play…

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MAMMA MIA! Rocks Keep America Beautiful’s Great American Cleanup NYC Kickoff in Times Square – April 19 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ smash hit musical MAMMA MIA!, will kick off the annual Times Square Alliance Earth Day celebration with a special live performance of “Dancing Queen…

Linked From BONEAU/BRYAN-BROWN at 05:48PM

TT: Snapshot

The prologue and first scene of Benjamin Britten's operatic version of Henry James' The Turn of the Screw, sung by...

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TT: Almanac

"A tradition is kept alive only by something being added to it." Henry James, "Robert Louis Stevenson"...

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New Musical Jack's Back to Feature Lance Olds, Casey Shane and More by David Gordon

The new musical Jack's Back! will have its world premiere at T. Schreiber Studio and Theatre's Gloria Maddox Theatre May 9 through June 24 under the direction of John Gould Rubin. …

Linked From TheaterMania at 05:21PM

Will Chase and Sydney Brooke Fisher to Join Colorado Symphony for Shuffle Concert by David Gordon

Will Chase and Sydney Brooke Fisher will join the Colorado Symphony for its upcoming concert Shuffle, to be held Friday, April 27 at 7:30pm at the Boettcher Concert Hall. Conducted by Scott…

Linked From TheaterMania at 05:21PM

Thrillpeddlers Extends Hot Greeks Through May 19 by Dan Bacalzo

Thrillpeddlers has announced an extension for its production of the new full-length, restored version of The Cockettes' 1972 musical comedy, Hot Greeks, which will now perform at the Hy…

Linked From TheaterMania at 05:21PM

Bryan Batt, Bruce Vilanch to Star in Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays by Dan Bacalzo

Bryan Batt and Bruce Vilanch will headline the South Florida premiere of Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, to be presented at in the Amaturo Theater at the Broward Center for the…

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BWW Continues Expansion in Australia! Contributing Editors Wanted by BroadwayWorld

Interested in joining BroadwayWorld's worldwide network of published authorsBroadwayWorld.com is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to head up feature coverage in various parts o…

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BWW TV: First Look at ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

One Man, Two Guvnors, held its first Broadway preview, April 6, leading up to the show's Broadway opening at the Music Box Theatre on April 18, 2012. Directed by Nicholas Hynter and with son…

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BWW Continues Expansion in Vancouver! Contributing Editors Wanted by BroadwayWorld

Interested in joining BroadwayWorld's worldwide network of published authorsBroadwayWorld.com is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to head up feature coverage in Vancouver.

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BWW Continues Expansion in Ireland! Contributing Editors Wanted by BroadwayWorld

Interested in joining BroadwayWorld's worldwide network of published authorsBroadwayWorld.com is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to head up feature coverage in Ireland.

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2012 Theater Awards Season Calendar - All You Need to Know! by BroadwayWorld

The 2011 theatre awards season is quickly approaching, and keeping track of all of the important dates for the many ceremonies and corresponding nominations is no easy feat. Stay up to date …

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Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform with Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, 5/11-12 by BroadwayWorld

Lin-Manuel Miranda, actor and Tony Award-winning creator and composer-lyricist of Broadway's In the Heights, will join Arturo O'Farrill's GRAMMY Award-winning ensemble, The Afro Latin Jazz O…

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ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Opens on Broadway Tomorrow Night! by BroadwayWorld

The National Theatre of Great Britains acclaimed comedy One Man, Two Guvnors opens on Broadway tomorrow, Wednesday April 18 at the Music Box Theatre 239 West 45th Street.

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Theater Review: ‘Your Boyfriend May Be Imaginary’ at Under St. Marks by Catherine Rampell

In pacing, tone and general absurdities, “Your Boyfriend May Be Imaginary,” a sharp new comedy by Larry Kunofsky, has the feel of a David Sedaris story.

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Rose’s Bedfellows Rises, Stehlin Staging by Mark Kinsey Stephenson

Playwright Chuck Rose and producer/director Jack Stehlin discuss their current collaboration -- Rose's Bedfellows -- and their pasts. Rose's play is about a would-be California governor with…

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'Fish Men' is at its best when chess is front and center by Chris Jones

Oxymoronic as the whole notion may seem, chess hustlers are one of the pleasures of urban life. I've watched naive amateur players get taken for hard cash by well-masked intellectual killers…

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One Man, Two Guvnors’ Hytner, Bean, Corden, Chris and Rooper will be on NPR’s “All Things Considered” tomorrow by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

April 17, 2012 Contact:  Boneau/Bryan-Brown, Adrian Bryan-Brown, Jessica Johnson, Christine Olver jjohnson@bbbway.com “The single funniest production I’ve ever seen.” – BBC …

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News: (Ottawa) NAC French Theatre announces season by The Charlebois Post

A new season, a new artistic director: Wajdi Mouawad, the outgoing AD, literally gave incoming director Brigitte Haentjens the keys to the house yesterday. The new commander, a well-known na…

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News: (Montreal) TNM announces a 2012-13 season including Chéreau by The Charlebois Post

Le Théâtre du Nouveau Monde (TNM) is presenting an eclectic season that bounces from Ionesco (Le roi se meurt) to Molière (Les femmes savants) to a musical based on Michel Tremblay (Le Ch…

Linked From The Charlebois Post at 05:13PM

Ticket Offer: FREE tickets to Skinhead at Brockey Jack Studio Theatre by A Younger Theatre

We all love free tickets, so why not check out the Brockley Jack Studio Theatre with their Write Now season of new writing. Perfect chance to see some new theatre and for FREE! Skinhead by J…

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Adam Chanler-Berat to Reveal the Backstage Magic at Peter and the Starcatcher with New Video Blog Boy's Life by Broadway.com

Peter and the Starcatcher leading man Adam Chanler-Berat is set to headline his own Broadway.com video blog, Boy's Life: Backstage at Peter and the Starcatcher with Adam Chanler-Berat. A…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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CBS Radio Features FREUD'S LAST SESSION Stars by BroadwayWorld

CBS Radio’s popular weekly entertainment segment “A Closer Look at Broadway,” hosted by Jim Taylor, currently features George Morfogen and Jim Stanek, who recently joined FREUD’S LAS…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:53PM

Alfie Boe CD, Featuring Robert Plant and Nick Jonas, Will Be Released in June; PBS Concert, Too by Michael Gioia

Singer-actor Alfie Boe, who won a joint Tony Award for his work in the Broadway revival of La Bohème, will release his second album, "Alfie," along with the DVD "Alfie …

Linked From Playbill at 04:52PM

Moments with Ravi: Tales of a Misfit Will Play the Laurie Beechman Theatre by Adam Hetrick

Actor Ravi Roth, who appeared Off-Broadway in the final cast of Altar Boyz, will premiere a new solo show, Moments with Ravi: Tales of a Misfit, April 30 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.

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To My Beloved Colleagues who Make Things by Melanie Joseph & the Foundry Theatre by HowlRound

 As some of you may know, The Foundry Theatre frequently hosts different sorts of public events (separate from our productions) where artists might find meaningful exchange with people outs…

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Bernadette Peters Embarks on Concert Tour After ‘Follies’ by David Rogers

After her latest Broadway outing in the recent revival of “Follies,” Bernadette Peters has embarked on a solo concert tour that will keep her on the road for much of the rest of this yea…

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Cabaret for a Cause Recruits Tour Cast of ‘Hair’ for Concert by David Rogers

The cast national tour of “Hair” will take part in the upcoming Cabaret for a Cause concert event in New York. The evening is being billed as a “night of music and love with cast membe…

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Nick Jonas' How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying EP Set for May 8 Release by Andy Propst

The EP cast album of How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, headlined by Nick Jonas, will be available for purchase and digital download on May 8. The recording, produced by Robe…

Linked From TheaterMania at 04:20PM

Matt Cavenaugh and Jenn Gambatese to Star in One-Night-Only I Heart the 80's Concert by David Gordon

Broadway veterans Matt Cavenaugh and Jenn Gambatese will headline the concert I Heart The 80's, presented by Broadway Pops International on April 21 at 7:30pm at the R.J. Reynolds Memor…

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John Ellison Conlee, Daniel Jenkins, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and More to Honor Robert Hammond at The Civilians Gala by David Gordon

The Civilians' will celebrate Robert Hammond and The High Line at their 2012 Benefit, held Monday, April 23 at The Highline Ballroom. Members of the investigative theater company will …

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Rising Sun Performance Company to Present Crapshoot Every Third Thursday in August by David Gordon

Rising Sun Performance Company will present Crapshoot a monthly 60-minute interactive variety show every third Thursday from May 17 through August 16 at UNDER St. Marks. The rotating cast w…

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Zabryna Guevara, Alfredo Narcisco, and More Set for Atlantic's Chimichangas and Zoloft by Dan Bacalzo

Teddy Cañez, Zabryna Guevara, Alfredo Narcisco, Xochitl Romero, and Carmen Zilles will star in Atlantic Theater Company's world premiere of Fernanda Coppel's Chimichanga…

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Photo Flash: Sting Visits NEWSIES! by BroadwayWorld

Sting caught NEWSIES on Broadway this weekend with his wife, Trudie Styler, and the couple posed with the show's stars - Jeremy Jordan as Jack Kelly and Kara Lindsay as Katherine Plumber. Ch…

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Minnie Driver, David Mamet, Treat Williams to Contribute to Berkshire Playwrights Lab 2012 Gala by David Gordon

Berkshire Playwrights Lab will present its 5th Season Gala Celebration on June 9 and a subsequent series of new play staged readings on July 11, July 23, August 8, and August 22 at the Mahai…

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HOW TO SUCCEED to Release New EP Featuring Nick Jonas on May 8! by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Records will release an EP of Nick Jonas performing five tracks from the smash hit musical HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. The CD will be released Tuesday, May 8, …

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Jane Krakowski to Receive Spirit of Life Award, 5/14 by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award winning actress Jane Krakowski, fashion industry leader Susan Sokol and philanthropist Ann Levine will receive The Spirit of Life Award at City of Hope's annual Spring luncheon on…

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Westport Country Playhouse's INTO THE WOODS Symposium to Feature Joanna Gleason, Chip Zien and More, 5/6 by BroadwayWorld

The enhanced programming surrounding Westport Country Playhouses production of the Stephen SondheimJames Lapine musical Into the Woods will feature a Sunday Symposium reuniting four original…

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News: (Toronto) Buddies Goes Back to Normal in 2012-13 season by The Charlebois Post

Buddies in Bad Times artistic director Brendan Healey has announced the company's new season and among the highlights is a return of the critically acclaimed The Normal Heart, produced by St…

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Theater Review: Theodora Skipitares’s ‘Prometheus Within,’ at La MaMa by Ken Jaworowski

Theodora Skipitares’s “Prometheus Within” uses “Prometheus Bound” and humor to warn that science is acquiring dangerous powers.

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Peter Henderson to perform pianistic high-wire act at Sheldon

Beethoven wrote 32 piano sonatas, and pianist Peter Henderson will perform three of them, chosen by the audience. Through audience surveys and online voting, two pieces have already been sel…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Ticket Offer: £5 tickets to Compagnie Rasoterra’s Dirty Laundry at artsdepot by A Younger Theatre

We have another offer from our friends at artsdepot, this time with a bit of circus. Did you know that circus is definitely on our ‘getting hot’ list for things in theatre at the…

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Halley Feiffer & C.J. Wilson Complete Casting For Medieval Play by Broadway.com

Halley Feiffer and C.J. Wilson complete the cast of Kenneth Lonergan’s Medieval Play, a world premiere presented by Signature Theatre. Feiffer and Wilson join previously announced cast…

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Squigs Enters the Fray of Racially Charged Real Estate Play Clybourne Park by Broadway.com

Bruce Norris captures the ever-shifting racial tension as seen through the lens of real estate in his Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park, and Broadway.com resident artist Justin &lsq…

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Stars of Once, Carrie, Tribes and More Celebrate at Lortel Awards Nominee Reception by Broadway.com

In anticipation of the upcoming Lucille Lortel Awards, the Off-Broadway League honored the 2012 nominees with a bash on April 16 at Planet Hollywood Times Square. From Once beauty Cristin Mi…

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Complete Casting Announced for Atlantic Theater Company’s Chimichangas and Zoloft by Broadway.com

Casting is complete for the Atlantic Theater Company’s previously announced world premiere of Fernanda Coppel’s Chimichangas and Zoloft. Directed by Jaime Castañeda, perfo…

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Release Date Set for Nick Jonas’ How to Succeed EP Recording by Broadway.com

The previously announced EP recording of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying featuring Nick Jonas will be released on May 8. The album is produced …

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The biggest Olivier winner was the Oliviers themselves by Mark Shenton

I blogged yesterday about the nominations and judging process for the Olivier Awards, and about some of the results it produced. But as much as we can fret and argue about individual choices…

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Rylance play to bow at Guthrie

Legit News: Minneapolis theater sets 2012-13 season lineup

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Audition Alert: The Search for the Godspell Cast of 2032. by Ken

Prepare ye for cuteness. Godspell has always had a tradition of launching the next generation of stars.  People like Victor Garber, Jeremy Irons, Martin Short, Jennifer Lopez, and so on all…

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C.J. Wilson and Halley Feiffer Join Cast of Kenneth Lonergan's Medieval Play in NYC by Kenneth Jones

Halley Feiffer, of Broadway's recent The House of Blue Leaves, and C.J. Wilson, of Signature Theatre Company's just-closed The Lady From Dubuque, complete the cast of the Signature O…

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How to Succeed... EP, With Nick Jonas, Will Get May Release On Broadway Records Label by Adam Hetrick

A new five-track Broadway cast album EP of the 50th anniversary revival of How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, featuring current star Nick Jonas, will be released May 8 from Br…

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PHOTO CALL: In Masks Outrageous and Austere, With Shirley Knight and Alison Fraser, Opens Off-Broadway by Joseph Marzullo

Producers Victor Syrmis and Carl Rumbaugh, along with Culture Project (Allan Buchman, artistic director) present the world premiere of In Masks Outrageous and Austere, the final full-length …

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Natural Media/Digital Design

Playing around with natural media textures. Trying find an organic/digital balance. Originally published at Light Cue 23. Please leave any comments there.

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Daryl Roth, Scott Davenport to be Honored at Family Equality Council's Night at the Pier Celebration by David Gordon

Daryl Roth and Scott Davenport will be honored by the Family Equality Council at its Night at the Pier celebration on May 8. The event will mark the 30th anniversary of the organization, wh…

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Ed Harris, January Jones to Co-Star in Sweetwater Movie by Andy Propst

Stage and screen star Ed Harris, along with January Jones, will star in the movie Sweetwater, according to a report on Deadline.com. Logan and Noah Miller will direct the project. The film…

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Halley Feiffer, C.J. Wilson Complete Cast of Kenneth Lonergan's Medieval Play by Dan Bacalzo

Halley Feiffer and C.J. Wilson will complete the cast of the Signature Theatre's world premiere production of Medieval Play, written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan. The play will be p…

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Cause Célèbre's Production of Susan Charlotte's New Play Now Titled She's of a Certain Age by David Gordon

Cause Célèbre's previously announced production of Susan Charlotte's Women of a Certain Age has changed its title. The play will now be called She's of a…

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PHOTO FLASH: Sting Visits Broadway's Newsies by Dan Bacalzo

Pop star and Broadway veteran Sting and his wife, actress Trudie Styler, attended the Broadway production of the new musical Newsies at the Nederlander Theatre this past weekend. After the s…

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Sean Dugan, Shannon Esper, Maggie Lacey Set for Reading of Brooke Berman's Casual Encounters by David Gordon

Rising Phoenix Repertory will present Brooke Berman's new play Casual Encounters as part of its Cino Nights series, Sunday, April 22 at 7pm in the basement space of Jimmy's No. 43…

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Audra McDonald to Play NJPAC This Friday by BroadwayWorld

Currently earning rave reviews in Broadways revival of The Gershwins Porgy and Bess, leading lady Audra McDonald will perform at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center this Friday, April 20 a…

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Line-up for Inaugural ArtsNaples World Festival Announced by David Gordon

The inaugural line-up for the upcoming ArtsNaples World Festival has been announced. This celebration of the cultural traditions of Russia will run from May 12-18, and feature productions o…

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Tony Awards Administration Committee Holds Final Eligibility Meeting Apr. 27 by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that The Tony Awards Administration Committee will hold its final meeting of the 2011-2012 season on Friday, April 27 to determine final Tony Award eligibility ru…

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Photo Flash: Clint Holmes, Matt Leisy, et al. at CAST PARTY! by BroadwayWorld

Last night, Jim Caruso's Cast Party was once again packed with extraordinary talent from all segments of the entertainment scene Ukulele sensation Jake Shimabukuro dazzled the audience after…

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ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS to be Featured on NPR Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

Nicholas Hytner, Richard Bean, James Corden, Oliver Chris and Jemima Rooper from the National Theatre of Great Britains acclaimed comedy One Man, Two Guvnors will be featured on NPRs All Thi…

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Robert Brustein: In Search of the Artistic Home by HowlRound

What makes an artistic home? An artistic home is established when a group of people collaborate together over a long period of time in order to reach a common artistic goal. It is also ident…

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Miss Julie, Royal Exchange, Manchester by Chris Bartlett

Royal Exchange, Manchester: August Strindberg's taut dissection of class warfare and sexual politics is rendered faithfully in this handsome Royal Exchange revival. And while adapter Da…

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Don Giovanni, Heaven, London by Edward Bhesania

Heaven, London: Mozart's Don Giovanni has traditionally proved fertile ground for updating - what could be more contemporary than a promiscuous philanderer with a conscience bypass? Re…

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Roots, Mercury Theatre, Colchester by Nick Dines

Mercury Theatre, Colchester: Commemorating respected playwright Arnold Wesker's 80th birthday, director Andrew Breakwell resurrects this engrossing kitchen-sink drama, the central pilla…

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Reunion, Jermyn Street Theatre, London by Jonathan Lovett

Jermyn Street Theatre, London: Forget the Swiss clinic - watching Reunion is a far cheaper alternative to feeling your life slip away. Read the full review

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Read the New Yorker’s feature on One Man, Two Guvnors director Nicholas Hytner by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

National Theatre of Great Britain’s acclaimed comedy ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS opens officially on Wednesday, April 18th at the Music Box Theatre. The New Yorker Onward and Upward With the Arts…

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Silence, Please: Funny lady Jenn Harris on singing serial killers, doomed ballerinas and Carol Burnett by James Hawkins

It’s a fine line between downtown kitsch and clever parody and SILENCE! The Musical stays on the right side of that line. With song titles like “Put The Fucking Lotion In The Basket” a…

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Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline play 'Romeo and Juliet' by Mark Kennedy

Kevin Kline will play Romeo opposite Meryl Streep's Juliet for a one-night-only staged reading of Shakespeare's play in Central Park.

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Why Don't We Love Smash? by Matthew Murray

For theatre lovers, NBC's Smash should be one of the most exciting TV series in decades. So why isn't it?

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Uma Thurman's a Falling 'Star,' Anjelica Huston Packs Pepper Spray and More Smash Highlights by Danica Daniel

Can a Hollywood headliner hack it on the Great White Way? That's the question on this week's episode of NBC’s Broadway drama, Smash, entitled “The Movie Star.”…

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Meryl Streep & Kevin Kline to Headline Reading of Romeo & Juliet at Shakespeare in the Park Gala by Broadway.com

Oscar winners Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline will play Shakespeare's famous star-crossed lovers in a one-night-only reading of Romeo and Juliet, as part of a gala celebrating the 50th anni…

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Kibbitz With Old Jews Telling Jokes at Their Off-Broadway Meet and Greet by Broadway.com

Pickles and pastrami were on the menu on April 17, when the cast and creators of Old Jews Telling Jokes headed to—where else?—Ben’s Deli in Manhattan to meet the theater pr…

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Riverfront Theater's Inaugural Season in Chicago Will Feature Music of ABBA, Elton John and Michael Jackson by Michael Gioia

Riverfront Theater has announced the lineup for its inaugural season, which will kick off May 30 and take place along the Chicago River inside a 70-foot tall, 22,000-square foot temperature-…

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PHOTO CALL: Preview of "Smash" Episode "Publicity," With Uma Thurman by Matthew Blank

The next episode of the new NBC musical drama "Smash," titled "Publicity," will air April 23 at 10 PM ET.

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Geva Theatre's Company to Feature Jim Poulos, Anne Allgood, Michele Ragusa and Bruce Sabath by Adam Hetrick

Jim Poulos will play Bobby in the Geva Theatre Center production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Tony-winning musical Company, which will begin performances May 9.

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Zabryna Guevara Hooked on Chimichangas and Zoloft in Atlantic World Premiere; Cast Announced by Kenneth Jones

Atlantic Theater Company's world-premiere production of Fernanda Coppel's play Chimichangas and Zoloft will feature Teddy Cañez, Zabryna Guevara, Alfredo Narcisco, Xochitl Rom…

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Audra McDonald to Perform Solo Concert at NJPAC April 20 by Adam Hetrick

Four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald will join the New Jersey Symphony Chamber Orchestra for an April 20 concert at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Uma Thurman in "The Movie Star" Episode of "Smash" (Video) by Michael Gioia

Academy Award nominee Uma Thurman guest starred on the April 16 episode of NBC's "Smash," entitled "The Movie Star." Here is a clip of her musical performance, "…

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Feature: Show Pics: Cillian Murphy in Enda Walsh's Misterman

The National Theatre has released production images of Misterman starring Cillian Murphy which opens tomorrow night (18 April, previews from 14 April 2012) in the NT Lyttelton. Written and…

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PHOTO FLASH: Amy Brenneman, Lee Tergesen and Cast of Rapture, Blister, Burn Meet the Press by David Gordon

The cast of Gina Gionfriddo's Rapture, Blister, Burn met the press Tuesday, April 17, at their rehearsal studio at Playwrights Horizons, where the production will run on the mainstage f…

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PHOTO FLASH: Alison Fraser, Shirley Knight, Larry Kramer at In Masks Outrageous and Austere Opening by Tristan Fuge

On Monday, April 16, Tennessee Williams' In Masks Outrageous and Austere opened at the Culture Project with David Schweizer at the helm. Opening night guests included Lee Breuer, Hamis…

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Raven-Symoné to Join Megan Hilty, Justin Long for Drama League Nomination Announcement by Dan Bacalzo

Raven-Symoné, currently making her Broadway debut in Sister Act, will join the previously reported Smash star and Broadway veteran Megan Hilty and Justin Long -- currently starrin…

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Anne Allgood, Jim Poulos, Michele Ragusa Set for Geva Theatre Center's Company by David Gordon

Geva Theatre Center will close its 2011-2012 Wilson Mainstage season with a production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company, to run from May 9 through June 10. The cast of th…

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Adam Arkin, Jere Burns, Steven Culp Set for L.A. Theatre Works' Opus by Dan Bacalzo

Jonathan Adams, Adam Arkin, Jere Burns, Steven Culp and Liza Weil will star in L.A. Theatre Works' presentation of Michael Hollinger's Opus, to be presented at the James Bridges Th…

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Debbie Allen, Avery Brooks, Joe Coleman, Lynda Gravatt Set for Steppin' Out of the Negro Caravan by Dan Bacalzo

Debbie Allen, Avery Brooks, Joe Coleman, and Lynda Gravatt will be the guest artists for Howard University's Steppin' Out of the Negro Caravan, to be presented in the historic Ira …

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Kristen Bailey, Drew Friedman, and More Featured in Riot Group's Sophie Gets the Horns by David Gordon

The Riot Group will present the world premiere of Adriano Shaplin's Sophie Gets the Horns, May 4-20 at Incubator Arts Project. The production is directed by Rebecca Wright. The cast o…

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Anthony Hopkins, Scarlett Johansson, Ralph Macchio, Helen Mirren Set for Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho by Andy Propst

Broadway veteran Ralph Macchio has joined the cast of the film Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho, according to Deadline.com. The film, to be written by John McLaughlin and directed …

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Dorrie Braun, Summer Harlow, Julia Silverman to Star in Lyric Theatre's Aftershocks by David Gordon

The Lyric Theatre Foundation will conclude its 2012 season with a revised edition of Doug Haverty's play Aftershocks, directed by JC Gafford. The production will run May 9 through June …

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Photo Flash: First Look - SMASH's 'Publicity' Episode Airing 4/23 by BroadwayWorld

On the April 23rd episode of NBC's musical drama SMASH entitled 'Publicity', Karen Katharine McPhee finds herself seduced by the glamorous life of new BFF Rebecca Duvall special guest star U…

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FREEZE FRAME: RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN Meets the Press by Walter McBride

Today, Playwrights Horizons began rehearsals today for the world premiere production of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Gian Gionfriddo, d…

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STAGE TUBE: Alice Ripley Releases New Music Video for 'Beautiful Eyes' by Stage Tube

Tony Award-Winner Alice Ripley recently released the official music video for her swing-filled song Beautiful Eyes. This music video was filmed in New York City.

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SMASH Cap: The Movie Star by BroadwaySpotted

Our industry is in the spotlight more than ever with NBC’s hit series SMASH! Each week, Ryann Ferguson takes us through what happened in the most recent episode. Be careful though! This ar…

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The Commons comes to Emerson by Nick Medvescek by HowlRound

In December of last year, RareWorks Theatre Company, a student-run organization at Emerson College, put together a workshop of a brand spanking new musical written by Ryan Scott Oliver and B…

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Tuesday, April 17, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline to play 'Romeo and Juliet' in Central Park

Kevin Kline will play Romeo opposite Meryl Streep's Juliet for a one-night-only staged reading of Shakespeare's play in Central Park. The Public Theater said Tuesday that Streep and Kline wi…

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Squigs Enters the Fray of Racially Charged Real Estate Drama Clybourne Park by Broadway.com

Bruce Norris captures the ever-shifting racial tension as seen through the lens of real estate in his Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park, and Broadway.com resident artist Justin &lsq…

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Take a Look Inside Broadway’s Newest Dysfunctional Family, The Lyons by Broadway.com

Tony winners Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa are back on Broadway as the over-the-top parents to Broadway favorites Michael Esper and Kate Jennings Grant in Nicky Silver’s The Lyons. If y…

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Meryl Streep & Kevin Kline to Headline Reading of Romeo & Juliet in Honor of Shakespeare in the Park by Broadway.com

Oscar winners Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline will play Shakespeare's famous star-crossed lovers in a one-night-only reading of Romeo and Juliet, as part of a gala celebrating the 50th anni…

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Meryl Streep, Kevin Kline play 'Romeo and Juliet' by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK—Kevin Kline will play Romeo opposite Meryl Streep's Juliet for a one-night-only staged reading of Shakespeare's play in Central Park.

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"Over the Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project," Part 1

When executive producer Kate Dawson found out she was pregnant, an idea came to her for a way to both honor her cousin, who had passed away from breast cancer, and raise money to support v…

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Cirque Shanghai returns to Navy Pier

Cirque Shanghai is returning for its annual summer residency at Navy Pier’s Skyline Stage, 600 E. Grand, with a new production “Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon.” The show will run …

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PHOTO CALL: A First Look at Broadway's Leap of Faith, Starring Raúl Esparza by Matthew Blank

Leap of Faith, the new Broadway musical about a con-man preacher who blows into a small Kansas town, where he spars with a lady sheriff, began making a joyful noise at the St. James Theatre …

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Raven-Symoné, Megan Hilty and Justin Long Will Announce Nominees for Drama League Awards by Andrew Gans

Broadway newcomer Raven-Symoné (Sister Act) will join the previously reported Drama League nominee Megan Hilty (9 to 5, “Smash”) and Justin Long (Seminar) to co-host the a…

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Meryl Streep and Kevin Kline Will Be Romeo and Juliet in Gala Marking 50 Years of Shakespeare at Delacorte by Kenneth Jones

Academy Award winners Kevin Kline and Meryl Steep — both veterans of New York Shakespeare Festival — will play the famous balcony scene of Romeo and Juliet as the Shakespeare cla…

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Joanna Gleason, Chip Zien, Danielle Ferland and Lauren Mitchell Will Discuss Into the Woods at Westport by Adam Hetrick

Cast members from the original 1987 Broadway production of Into the Woods, including Joanna Gleason, Chip Zien, Danielle Ferland and Lauren Mitchell, will reunite for a special May 6 discuss…

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Gossip: Will Hampstead's Chariots of Fire sprint into Gielgud?

Mike Bartlett's stage adaptation of Chariots of Fire could transfer to the West End's Gielgud Theatre, sprinting into the West End in June following it's upcoming stint at the Hampstead Thea…

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Die Walküre (Metropolitan Opera) by Robert Walport

It took about three notes to realise the triumph of "Das Rheingold" wasn't going to sustain through "Die Walküre". Fabio Luisi kicked off the storm at such an absurd speed that the now regu…

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Crazytown - THE MUSICAL THEATRE COMMUNITY CONTRACT by Ryan Scott Oliver

By participating in musical theatre, you signed it. But have you read it recently?

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After the Final Curtain with Noreen Heron & Associates at Marriott's PIRATES OF PENZANCE by Noreen Heron & Associates

After the Final Curtain with Noreen Heron & Associates at Marriott's PIRATES OF PENZANCE After The Final Curtain is a new web-series developed by Chicago based Public Relations, Mar…

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PHOTO FLASH: Bill Army, Marilyn Sokol, Lenny Wolpe and Cast of Old Jews Telling Jokes Meet the Press by David Gordon

The cast and creative team of the upcoming Off-Broadway production Old Jews Telling Jokes met the press Tuesday, April 17 at Ben's Deli on West 38th Street. The revue will begin perform…

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Howard McGillin, Nancy Opel to Perform at George Street Playhouse Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award nominees Howard McGillin and Nancy Opel are set to perform at George Street Playhouse's annual gala, to be held at The Heldrich in New Brunswick, New Jersey on Sunday, May 6.…

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PHOTO FLASH: Michael Douglas, Charles S. Dutton, Angela Lansbury, Catherine Zeta-Jones at Monte Cristo Awards by Tristan Fuge

On Monday, April 16, acting legend Michael Douglas was honored with an award presented by his wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones. The prize is given to a prominent theater artist in recognition of a…

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Kevin Kline, Meryl Streep to Headline Public Theater Gala With Tribute to Al Pacino by Andy Propst

Kevin Kline and Meryl Streep will headline a one-night-only reading of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet at The Public Theater's Delacorte Theatre in Central Park on June 18. Directe…

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PHOTO FLASH: Amy Brenneman, Lee Tergeson and Cast of Rapture, Blister, Burn Meet the Press by David Gordon

The cast of Gina Gionfriddo's Rapture, Blister, Burn met the press Tuesday, April 17, at their rehearsal studio at Playwrights Horizons, where the production will run on the mainstage f…

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Meryl Streep & Kevin Kline Reunite in ROMEO & JULIET for The Public Theater's 50th Anniversary Gala, 6/18 by BroadwayWorld

In honor and celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Shakespeare in the Park at the Delacorte Theater, The Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis Executive Director Patrick Willingham …

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Photo Flash: Natalie Douglas Brings FREEDOM SONGS to Birdland! by BroadwayWorld

On Monday, April 16, Natalie Douglas brought her new concert, Freedom Songs, to the Broadway at Birdland stage. The show was a celebration of the union between music and civil rights activis…

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Raven-Symone to Announce Drama League Nominations with Justin Long & Megan Hilty, 4/24 by BroadwayWorld

The Drama League Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks has announced Broadway newcomer Raven-Symon Sister Act will join Drama League nominee Megan Hilty 9 To 5, Smash and Justin Long Seminar as…

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Streep, Kline play Bard teens

Legit News: Duo to read 'Romeo and Juliet' for gala

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'Cirque Shanghai' back again; and a kids' 'Cinderella' for the holidays by Chris Jones

"Cirque Shanghai," the long-running attraction on Navy Pier, will be back once again this summer. Shows begin May 24 at the Skyline Stage, which (given the plans to improve the pier) is not …

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Review: Motherhood the Musical (The Royal George Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

*Mommy the Musical* is entertaining, lighthearted, sincere, and funny, and anyone who’s a parent will likely enjoy themselves. I was definitely entertained, and I don’t even have kids! …

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Regional Arts Commission to conduct artist census

The Regional Arts Commission is calling upon all artists to fill out St. Louis' first artist census at artistscount.com.

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Black T-Shirt Collection, National Theatre (Cottesloe), London

Inua Ellams vividly brings to life the tale of Nigerian foster brothers who graduate from market stall to business empire, Sarah Hemming writes

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Lady Gaga, Daniel MacIvor and The Normal Heart highlights of Buddies in Bad Times season by Richard Ouzounian

Under Artistic Director, Brendan Healy, Buddies remains the theatre whose mandate can best be described as “What are they going to do next?”

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Uma Thurman's Falling 'Star,' Anjelica Huston Packs Pepper Spray and More Smash Highlights by Danica Daniel

Can Hollywood headliner hack it on the Great White Way? That's the question on this week's episode of NBC’s Broadway drama, Smash, entitled “The Movie Star.” A…

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Broadway Box Office: Week 46: 04.09 - 04.15.12 by JK

BE SURE TO VOTE IN THE NEW MONTHLY POLL AND VOTE IN ROUND 12 OF HOT/HOTTER!DO BOTH TO YOUR LEFT...JUST CLICK THE ICONS!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 46th week of the 2011…

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The Lion King to Play 6,000th Broadway Performance by Andrew Gans

Disney's The Lion King, which recently surpassed The Phantom of the Opera as the highest-grossing Broadway show in history, will play its 6,000th performance April 18 at 2 PM at the Mins…

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Two Guvnors, One Hit: How Nicholas Hytner and Richard Bean Put British Bounce in Italian Classic by Harry Haun

The 18th-century Italian low comedy The Servant of Two Masters has been dipped in batter, fried and drenched with malt vinegar to form the London hit One Man, Two Guvnors, now on Broadway. H…

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PHOTO CALL: The Lyons, Starring Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa, on Broadway by Matthew Blank

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

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PHOTO CALL: Judith Light, Mercedes Ruehl, Denis O'Hare Honor Edward Albee by Matthew Blank

Edward Albee was honored as part of the Point Foundation's fifth annual gala, held April 16 in Manhattan.

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STAGE PORTRAIT: One Man, Two Guvnors' James Corden

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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Kim Cattrall, Whoopi Goldberg, Hugh Dancy, Rosario Dawson Among Jurors at 2012 Tribeca Film Festival by Michael Gioia

The Tribeca Film Festival, presented by American Express and held April 18-29 in New York City, announced its jurors for the 2012 festival. Irwin Winkler has been named president of the jury.

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Tony Administration Committee Schedules Final Meeting of the Season by Andrew Gans

Playbill.com has learned that the Tony Awards Administration Committee will assemble for the fourth and final time during the 2011-12 season the afternoon of April 27, according to a Tony Aw…

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‘Cinderella’ headed to Chicago’s Broadway Playhouse

Broadway in Chicago announced today that Emerald City Theatre Company’s production of “Cinderella” will play the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower, 175 E. Chestnut starting this Novemb…

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News: Richard Eyre returns to Almeida, 2012 festival announced

Richard Eyre will return to Islington's Almeida Theatre this winter to direct the world premiere of Nick Dear's The Dark Earth and the Light Sky. Set deep in the Hampshire countryside the p…

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What is safe in the theater? by Chad Bauman

A week before I departed Arena Stage, some in the community were up in arms about the announced future seasons in our city’s regional houses spurred in part by Peter Marks’ story in the …

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2012 Met Life Nuestras Voces National Playwriting Competition by Chicago Plays

Guidelines & ApplicationTime stamped Deadline: Friday, June 1, 2012.MISSION:In 2000 MetLife Foundation and Repertorio Español joined forces to establish The MetLife Nuestras Voces Natio…

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Industry Ticket Offers by Chicago Plays

Andrea Martin with musical accompanist by Seth Rudetsky - UP Comedy Club, 230 W. North Ave, is offering $45 industry tickets to May 11 & 12 at 7pm and May 13 at 1pm. To redeem visit http…

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Michael Douglas Gets Monte Cristo Award At O'Neill Theater Fund-Raiser by Frank Rizzo

  Follow CT Lifestyle & Entertainment News On The Courant's Features Buzz Facebook Page"Tonight brings back a lot of memories," said Michael Douglas as his wife, Oscar and Tony Award-win…

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Alfie Boe to Perform at Le Poisson Rouge May 7 by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award winner Alfie Boe will perform at Le Poisson Rouge on May 7 at 6:30pm. He and his band will perform selections from his new CD Alfie, which as previously reported will be availabl…

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Christine Andreas, Nicholas Rodriguez Set for Colette Collage by Dan Bacalzo

York Theatre Company has announced complete casting forColette Collage, part of its "Musicals in Mufti: The Tom Jones Festival." Michael Montel will direct the limited engagement a…

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Alexis A. Carra, Kavin Panmeechao, Michael Paternostro Set for 3-D Theatricals' A Chorus Line by Dan Bacalzo

3-D Theatricals has announced casting for its production of the musical, A Chorus Line, to play Plummer Auditorium, May 11-27. T.J. Dawson will direct, with musical direction by Julie Lamour…

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Danielle Ferland, Joanna Gleason, Chip Zien Reunite for Into the Woods Symposium by Dan Bacalzo

Members of the original Broadway cast of the Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine musical Into the Woods will reunite to discuss the show as part of Westport Country Playhouse's Sunday Sympos…

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Christine Andreas, Jo Ann Cunningham, et al. Join York Theatre Company's COLETTE COLLAGE, 4/27-29 by BroadwayWorld

York Theatre Company James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director, celebrating the legendary librettist and lyricist Tom Jones with Musicals in Mufti The Tom Jones Festival, has announced the c…

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THE LION KING to Celebrate 6,000 Broadway Performances, 4/18 by BroadwayWorld

Disneys landmark musical event, THE LION KING, will celebrate another remarkable milestone when it plays its 6,000th performance at 200p.m. on Wednesday, April 18, 2012. Only five other show…

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BWW Exclusive STAGE ART - NEWSIES! by BroadwayWorld

This week - it's all about NEWSIES The show opened March 29th, at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre for a limited run following its critically-hailed stint at Paper Mill Playhouse last fall.

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson to appear in theater sitcom by Mark Kennedy

"Modern Family" Jesse Tyler Ferguson might be a star now, but he remembers those awful days sweating it out in front of casting directors.

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Mark Rylance to co-write play with Louis Jenkins by Matt Trueman

Rylance has used poems by Jenkins as award speeches. Now the two will collaborate on a new play, Nice Fish, to premiere in Minneapolis next yearOn both occasions that Mark Rylance has won a …

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Kelli O’Hara and Matthew Broderick on Singing the Gershwins by Suzy Evans

The songs have long been standards, but O’Hara is excited about offering a fresh take on the material.

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Catherine Russell Hits 25 Years in Warren Manzi's 'Perfect Crime' by Simi Horwitz

The Guinness Book of World Records inductee plays tough psychiatrist at the Snapple Theater Center.

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Megan Hilty and Justin Long to announce Drama League Award nominees by Loganne

The Drama League has announced that Megan Hilty and Justin Long will co-host the announcement of the 2012 Drama League Nominees Distinguished Production of a Play, Distinguished Production o…

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Tony Winner Roger Bart and Dan Futterman Join USA’s Political Animals by Broadway.com

Tony winner Roger Bart and Dan Futterman have joined the cast of the new USA drama Political Animals. Created by Greg Berlanti and Laurence Mark, the new series will premiere this summer. Ba…

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Nice Work If You Can Get It Star Judy Kaye on Her Career as a ‘Pushy’ Broadway Dynamo by Judy Kaye

About the Author: Tony winner Judy Kaye first burst onto the Great White Way as a Rizzo replacement in the original production of Grease, but it wasn’t until the actress turned 29 tha…

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Nice Fish by Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins Set for Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater by Broadway.com

Nice Fish, written by two-time Tony winner Mark Rylance and poet Louis Jenkins, will premiere at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as part of the theater's 2012-13 season. T…

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Liz Callaway and Todd Graff to Host One-Night-Only Concert of Baby at Lucille Lortel Theatre by Broadway.com

Original Baby cast members Liz Callaway and Todd Graff will host a concert version of the 1983 musical, presented by Transport Group, June 18 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. Featuring music b…

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Culturebot’s “Ephemeral Evidence” Live by Jeremy M. Barker

Live video from your iPhone using Ustream Welcome to Culturebot’s “Ephemeral Evidence” live, streaming part of each day from Exit Art, where we’re in residence April …

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Broadway Box Office Bulging

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Christine Estabrook and Dana Delany Will Return to "Desperate Housewives" for Series Finale by Michael Gioia

Stage and screen actors Christine Estabrook and Dana Delany will return to the ABC drama "Desperate Housewives" for the show's May 13 series finale, according to The Hollywood …

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Christine Andreas, Peter Land, Patrick Lane, Bill Nolte, Nicholas Rodriguez Cast in Mufti Colette Collage by Andrew Gans

Tony Award nominee Christine Andreas, most recently on Broadway in the acclaimed revival of La Cage aux Folles, will be part of the cast of the York Theatre Company's upcoming production…

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Details Revealed for Upcoming "Smash" Episode, "Tech" by Andrew Gans

The April 30 episode of the new NBC musical drama "Smash" is titled "Tech" and will air at 10 PM ET.

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PHOTO CALL: Catherine Zeta-Jones, Michael Cerveris, Angela Lansbury Honor Michael Douglas by Matthew Blank

Veteran actor Michael Douglas was honored by the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center April 16 with the 2012 Monte Cristo Award. The ceremony was held at the Edison Ballroom in New York City.

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Marvelous Wonderettes Gets a Next Chapter in Caps & Gowns in 2012-13 Laguna Season by Kenneth Jones

The Marvelous Wonderettes, the regional and Off-Broadway musical revue about a high-school pop foursome in the 1960s, gets a sequel this summer with the California world premiere of Marvelou…

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Tony Winner Roger Bart and Dan Futterman Join Cast of USA's "Political Animals" by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner Roger Bart and Dan Futterman (Angels in America) have landed recurring roles on the USA Network series "Political Animals," according to Deadline.com.

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Attenborough receives British theater award

Legit News: British legit org fetes Almeida a.d.

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Wall Street Journal’s Teachout drops in on 1st Stage by Tim Treanor

Occasionally the great theater critics from the major New York cultural organs – the Times, the New Yorker, the Wall Street Journal – will come to Washington to review important producti…

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Sherie Rene Scott Serenades the Ninja Turtles by Tom Mizer

I thought I already loved Sherie Rene Scott as much as was humanly possible .  I thought that there was no way I could be further enamored of her big voice, witty stage presence and all-aro…

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Joe E. Brown Tomorrow by Trav S.D.

Tomorrow morning (4/18/12) TCM is running three pictures from the early 30s starring the always hilarious Joe. Brown. (Go here for his amazing life story).The line up will be: 6:15am: Firema…

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Eric Simonson of "Magic/Bird" by Beth Herstein

But when you scratch the surface, according to playwright Eric Simonson, whose Magic/Bird has just opened on Broadway, you'll find that the similarities outweigh the differences, and relate …

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Roger Bart, Dan Futterman Set for Recurring Roles on USA Networks' Political Animals by Dan Bacalzo

Theater veterans Roger Bart and Dan Futterman have been cast in recurring roles on the USA Networks' Political Animals, according to Deadline.com. As previously reported, the drama ser…

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The Civilians to Launch Occupy Your Mind at Judson Church by Dan Bacalzo

The Obie Award-winning company The Civilians will launch its global open-source performance project, Occupy Your Mind, with a free night of performances based on interviews from the Occupy M…

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Glee: The Music, The Graduation Album Set for May 15 Release by Andy Propst

Columbia Records will release Glee: The Music, The Graduation Album on May 15. The release will precede the season finale of the hit FOX show, scheduled for May 22. Among the tracks on the…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/17- A CATERED AFFAIR by Stage Tube

Today in 2008, A Catered Affair opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre, where it ran for 116 performances. A Catered Affair is a musical with a book by Harvey Fierstein and music and lyrics by Jo…

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of SMASH's 'Publicity' Episode! by Stage Tube

Next week on SMASH, Karen Katharine McPhee finds herself seduced by the glamorous life of new BFF Rebecca Duvall special guest star Uma Thurman- but can Rebecca be trusted What will Karen's …

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Hottest Articles on BWW 4/10/2012 - 4/17/2012

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Terrence McNally to Host New York Pops Gala Honoring Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, 4/30 by BroadwayWorld

On Monday, April 30, The New York Pops marks its 29th birthday with a grand gala evening titled Journey On honoring Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, the Tony Award-winning and Oscar-nominat…

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54 Below Announces André J. Marrero as Executive Chef by Michael Strassheim

54 BELOW, the nightclub and restaurant announced earlier this year, today announced that André J. Marrero will be the Executive Chef of the nightclub and restaurant.  A June opening is pl…

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Non-profit nominations on Broadway? Are they increasing? A follow up. by Ken Davenport

Yesterday, I expressed my concern about the lack of commercial Off-Broadway productions up for the Off-Broadway Awards, aka The Lortels, and also the lack of commercial Off-Broadway producti…

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'Spring' awakens with poignant youth

REVIEW: An intimate production by Theater Latté Da and the University of Minnesota reclaims the power of a rock musical with timeless themes.

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Theater Review: Two London Revivals Make Spirited Mark by Matt Wolf

A new production of "Uncle Vanya" at the Print Room and of "Sweeney Todd" at the Adelphi are impressive renditions of favorite vehicles for actors.

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Corbin Bleu Begins His Blessed Run as Jesus in Godspell by Broadway.com

Corbin Bleu returns to Broadway as Jesus in Godspell on April 17 at the Circle in the Square Theatre. Bleu takes over the role from original star Hunter Parrish, who played his final perform…

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Untitled 1 1 by Two River Theater

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This is not what democracy looks like by Thomas Garvey

This is what the Tea Party and the Boston Police look like.  A Boston police officer "pushes" by the neck an Occupy Boston protester identified by name ("Allie"), but not gender, during…

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Sean Williams to leave CDET by Natalie Woolman

Sean Williams is to leave his post as director of the Council for Dance Education and Training.

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Is it Your Dream to Perform on Broadway? Audition for “The GODSPELL Cast of 2032″ in NYC on April 24th by Whitneyu

Calling all future Broadway stars! Do you love GODSPELL? Is it your dream to perform on Broadway? Are you between the ages of 6 and 16 years old? Producer Ken Davenport announced today that …

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Erin Dilly, Brad Oscar and Richard Topol Set for Free Reading of Seeing Jerusalem by Andrew Gans

The Hangar Theatre’s Pilot Reading Series in NYC will continue April 23 with a reading of Seth Greenland's Seeing Jerusalem.

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Screening of "Broads" Will Celebrate Celeste Holm and Elizabeth Wilson; Actresses Will Be in Attendance by Andrew Gans

A screening of "Broads," which was conceived, produced and directed by Ray Glanzmann, will be presented May 6 at 2 PM at The Historic Lyric Hall, 827 Whalley Avenue in New Haven, C…

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Nikki M. James, Brian D'Arcy James, Norm Lewis and Rachel York Join NY Pops Ahrens & Flaherty Gala Concert at Carnegie Hall by Adam Hetrick and Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Nikki M. James, Tony nominee Brian D'Arcy James, Norm Lewis and Rachel York will join the New York Pops for Journey On, an April 30 gala concert celebrating the Tony Aw…

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Tony Nominee Melissa Errico Plays Joe's Pub April 17 by Andrew Gans

Tony nominee Melissa Errico returns to Joe's Pub April 17 at 7 PM.

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Scott Wittman's Jukebox Jackie, Featuring Justin Vivian Bond and Steel Burkhardt, Will Rock LaMaMa by Adam Hetrick

LaMaMa will debut Tony Award winner Scott Wittman's Jukebox Jackie, a new musical revue based on the songs of Warhol icon and glam rock pioneer Jackie Curtis, which will begin previews d…

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NBC’s ‘SMASH’ MAKE A MUSICAL’s 2nd Visit – Desert Sands Middle School, Phoenix by Cindy Ripley

Desert Sands Middle School Phoenix, AZ Reported by Marty Johnson, Director of Education, iTheatrics March 30, 2012 It was great to be back with the faculty and students at Desert Sands Middl…

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VENUS IN FUR Announces “Hot Nights On Broadway” Package by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

VENUS IN FUR, the acclaimed new play now at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street), announces HOT NIGHTS ON BROADWAY a special $99 value package that includes a ticket to the hit play, a …

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Theatre Museum Awards April 30 by Trav S.D.

Don’t miss this (very reasonably priced) gala event for one of my favorite causes! Among the honorees this year are Don Wilmeth, author and editor of numerous indispensable theatre his…

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Harry Champion by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of the great British music hall singer Harry Champion (1865-1942). His real name is William Crump, which in its way is just as good a stage name). Champion had never be…

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Helen Carey, Edward Hall, Christopher Hampton, Roger Rees, Mark Rylance Set for Guthrie Theater's 2012-2013 Season by Dan Bacalzo

The Guthrie Theater has announced the 11 mainstage productions for its 2012-2013 season, which will be the theater's 50th. As previously reported, the Guthrie is celebrating the Britis…

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Michael Attenborough Receives Award for Excellence In International Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

Michael Attenborough, Artistic Director of the Almeida Theatre, was presented with the Award for Excellence In International Theatre at a luncheon held today at the Travellers Club, London. …

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Dana Delany, Christine Estabrook to Return to Desperate Housewives for Series Finale by Dan Bacalzo

Broadway veterans Dana Delany and Christine Estabrook will reprise their roles as Katherine Mayfair and Martha Huber, respectively, on the series finale of Desperate Housewives, according to…

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George Faison, Marvin Hamlisch, Annie Ross, Liz Smith to Present at Bistro Awards by Dan Bacalzo

George Faison, Marvin Hamlisch, Annie Ross, Liz Smith will be presenters at the 27th annual Bistro Awards, April 23 at 6:30pm at Gotham Comedy Club. As previously reported, honorees will in…

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Brian d'Arcy James, Nikki M. James, Norm Lewis, Rachel York Added to New York Pops Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Brian d'Arcy James, Nikki M. James, Norm Lewis, and Rachel York are the latest performers added to The New York Pops gala, Journey On, which will take place on Monday, April 30, beginn…

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Save up to 49% on GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES w/ Megan Hilty, 5/9-5/13 by Contests

Save up to 49 on New York City Center Encores GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES starring SMASH's Megan Hilty playing for 7 performances only from May 9-13.

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Roger Bart Joins Cast of USA's POLITICAL ANIMALS by BroadwayWorld

Deadline.com reports that Roger Bart and Dan Futterman will appear in recurring roles on the upcoming USA network 6-episode drama series POLITICAL ANIMALS. The Washington DC-based series is …

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STAGE TUBE: Miss SMASH's 'The Movie Star?' Watch It Here! by Stage Tube

Last night on SMASH, Bombshell was turned upside-down by the arrival of movie star Rebecca Duvall special guest star Uma Thurman. Karen Katharine McPhee and Ivy Megan Hilty were drawn into a…

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Christine Estabrook to Return for DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES Series Finale by BroadwayWorld

TVGuide.com reports that actress Christine Estabrook will reprise her role as Martha Huber for the series finale of ABC's DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES.

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Photo Coverage: On Set of SUBMISSIONS ONLY with Jesse Tyler Ferguson! by Submissions Only

Submissions Only is in full production for Episode 8 of its second season, and BroadwayWorld was invited inside the shoot with special guest star Jesse Tyler Ferguson Details of the episode…

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What’s on Broadway 2012 by Jonathan Mandell

Below are the shows currently on Broadway or about to open. To see a schedule of the new Spring shows and read reviews of those that have opened, see Broadway’s April Avalanche. ANYTHI…

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Guthrie Season Will Include Mark Rylance's Nice Fish Plus Other Desert Cities, Clybourne Park and More by Andrew Gans

Two-time Tony winner Mark Rylance and poet Louis Jenkins' Nice Fish, based on the book of poetry by Jenkins, will play Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater April 6-May 18, 2013.

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Wicked Tour Will Welcome New Elphaba and Fiyero in May by Andrew Gans

The company of the second North American tour of Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman's Wicked will welcome Christine Dwyer as Elphaba and Billy Harrigan Tighe as Fiyero beginning May 2 i…

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The People in the Picture – Original Broadway Cast Recording by Brad Hathaway

Before the Tony race starts up in earnest for this year, lets take a look at one show from last year’s race that nearly got away. The People In The Picture was a klezmer-infused music…

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Gossip: Dawn French returns to pious performance with Superstar?

Who better to choose the next Jesus than the Vicar of Dibley herself? Dawn French - who portrayed Dibley's lady vicar Geraldine Granger in Richard Curtis' BBC sitcom for 13 years - is in ear…

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Review: YOUR BOYFRIEND MAY BE IMAGINARY by Martin Denton

So, the thing about Larry Kunofsky's new play Your Boyfriend May Be Imaginary is that, when it's all over, we can't be sure whether Marci's boyfriend is for real or not. But that's not impor…

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We’ve Discovered Creativity! by Joe Patti

Creativity is getting A LOT of play lately. I have written on the subject at least six or seven times since the new year, including a discussion about the IBM study that found corporate exec…

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Review: I AM GOING TO RUN AWAY by Ed Malin

Poor Baby Bree's vaudeville presentation I Am Going To Run Away is a show I wished would never end. Young and sprightly enough to recall a 1920s starlet, and endowed with an unstoppable voic…

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Things We Love: Quiara Alegría Hudes won a Pulitzer today by Tony

The 2012 Pulitzer prize for Drama: Awarded to "Water by the Spoonful," by Quiara Alegría Hudes, an imaginative play about the search for meaning by a returning Iraq war veteran working in a…

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Steven LaRocque on Playing Father Jack in ‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ at Quotidian Theatre Company by Joel Markowitz

Old friends are the best friends. Shortly after I came to the Washington DC area in 1994, I had a chance to portray the irascible S.B. O’Donnell in Brian Friel’s play Philadelphia, Here …

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Language and form by George Hunka

After seeing recent revivals of Waiting for Godot and The Caretaker, Charles McNulty “suddenly realized how ravenous [he] was for language in the theater with poetic density and grit.&…

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4000 miles – to Grandmother’s house we go or lost in the West Village at Lincoln Center by Oscar E Moore

The Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater at Lincoln Center is now home to Vera Joseph (Mary Louise Wilson) and her grandson Leo (Gabriel Ebert).  She’s 91.  He’s 21. A modern day, carefre…

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Romeo & Juliette

                  by William Shakespeare Directed by Jeremy Lelliott http://www.coeurage.org/plays/2012-season/romeo-and-juliet April 14 – May …

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A Chance for Youths to Experience the World by Michael J. Bobbitt

As a young boy growing up in lower NW DC, there were not many outlets. Hang out outside with the wrong crowd, or stay inside and do nothing. For some strange and unexplained reason, I was hi…

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A NEW BRAIN – ONE NIGHT ONLY

A NEW BRAIN April 16, 2012 Music & Lyrics by William Finn Book by William Finn & James Lapine “William Finn’s semi-autobiographical account of how he made the most out of lif…

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Review: In Masks Outrageous and Austere by Frank Scheck

Tennessee Williams certainly doesn’t make it easy to be generous.   The common perception about the legendary playwright’s later works is that they were sad reflections of …

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Rebecca Caine: “No, No, Cosette!” by Kevin Daly

What becomes of a light lyric soprano when her personality is, shall we say, a bit darker than that of her repertoire? This was the premise behind Rebecca Caine‘s new cleverly titled c…

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“Sweeney Todd” – West End by Kevin Daly

There is a revival of Sweeney Todd currently playing London’s West End. If that news alone isn’t enough to get you on the first plane to England, let me explain further: there is…

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4000 miles at Lincoln Center - Grandma knows best by Oscar E. Moore

Amy Herzog's easy going, mild mannered and long one act play could be subtitled HUGS – of which there are quite a few.

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Peter and the Starcatcher by Wendy Caster

The delightful Peter and the Starcatcher, the Story Theatre-esque prequel to Peter Pan,  is now on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (my review of the Off-Broadway production at t…

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SOUND OFF: SMASH Digs Deeper by Pat Cerasaro

Now, theres a movie star quoth Eileen Anjelica Huston of Rebecca Duvall special guest star Uma Thurman following her breathy and spastic performance of a new JuliaTom musical number for the …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:12AM

Naked Boys Singing! by Paulwinkler

Taking on multiple roles and "showing-off" their best assets, each boy has a moment to shine in this brand new production.

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Diane Keaton to Be Guest Speaker at Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation Luncheon by Dan Bacalzo

Academy Award winner and Tony nominee Diane Keaton will be the guest speaker for the Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation (LSCRF) benefit luncheon, to be held at the Hilton Chicago, on Wedne…

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NSO, 'Sweet Honey in the Rock' team for 'Affirmations'

William C. Banfield's collaborative 'Symphony No. 1' in Kennedy Center world premiere performance.

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I Interview Artistic Directors Part 8: Hal Brooks by Adam Szymkowicz

Hal Brooks Hometown: Philadelphia, PA (Elkins Park). Current Town: Brooklyn, NY Q:  Tell me about the Cape Cod Theater Project. A:  Now in its 18th year - CCTP has developed a…

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Dot Wood MBE of M6 looks back at 30 years of youth theatre by TheatreVOICE

INTERVIEW: DOT WOOD The artistic producer of the legendary M6 company, a Theatre-in-Education group based in Rochdale, looks back with David Chadderton at her 30 years with this project, whi…

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Director Alexander Zeldin on Koltès’s Black Battles with Dogs by TheatreVOICE

INTERVIEW: ALEXANDER ZELDIN The director talks to Aleks Sierz about his excellent new production of Bernard-Marie Koltès's 1979 play, Black Battles with Dogs (currently at the Southwark Pla…

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Original Musicals by Intern

Original Musicals by Patty Devery Don’t you love having arguments about theatre with people who don’t know or care anything about theatre? Recently, a friend tagged me in a Facebook pos…

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‘Musings from the Back of the Theater: Deathtrap at McLean Community Players Revisited’ By Jerry Bonnes by Joel Markowitz

Twenty-five years ago I was directing the play, Deathtrap in Virginia.  I stood in the back of the theater at one of the many critical moments of the play. All eyes were fixed on the stage.…

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Alec Baldwin Campaigns For More Arts Funding

Actor Alec Baldwin will ask Congress today to increase funding for the National Endowment for the Arts. The N-E-A is receiving about 147-million dollars this year... about 20-million less th…

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London Lookout: 2012 Olivier Award Winners by Chris Luner

Hello Everyone! We are bringing you another update from across the pond! This past weekend was a very exciting one for the London theatre community as the 2012 Olivier Awards took the stage …

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Long Day's Journey Into Night by John Morrison

David Suchet is a great actor who has been nominated umpteen times for Olivier Awards Best Actor but has never actually won it. His harrowing performance in a role which Olivier himself once…

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Creating art and self from the intersections by RVCBard

With the $1 Play Project underway (and if you have 60 seconds and $1.00, you really should give what you can), and way too much to do in not enough time, I want to take a moment (read: procr…

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A Chat with Florence Henderson by Peter Filichia

By Peter Filichia – Florence Henderson may be known as Carol Brady to millions upon millions, but to those of us who follow Broadway, she’ll always be the leading lady of four musicals …

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Water by the Spoonful Wins Pulitzer Prize for Drama by Judd Hollander

Water by the Spoonful by Quiara Alegría Hudes has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

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What I read during my Easter break by Michael Roderick

So while I was out of town last week, I did a lot of reading in my travels and each of the books I read were very helpful. I wanted to share those books with you all today. I would...

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Fuse Concert Review: Emmanuel Music Performs Mozart’s Rarely Staged Operatic Salute to Forgiveness — “La Clemenza di Tito” by Susan Miron

Emmanuel Music bought this neglected Mozart opera to life with polished musicianship and excellent singers.

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'Peter & the Starcatcher' Opens on Broadway

Peter and the Starcatcher © Peter and the Starcatcher The trip to Neverland never seemed so appealing as in the new Broadway shows, Peter and the Starcatcher. This new play with mus…

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Megan Hilty & Justin Long Will Announce 2012 Drama League Nominations

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REVIEW: Peter and the Starcatcher by Gil

When I last saw "Peter and the Starcatcher" at NYTW, it had two things going for it: The handmade-style theatricalism (someone's fist represents a doorknob, a flying cat i…

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SMASH Abridged: Episode 11 by Gil

Smash's Closed Captioning leaves much to be desired. (Thanks to Jay Alan Zimmerman for this)...

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The SMASH Reality Index: Episodes 10 and 11 by Linda

If you're looking for the SMASH reality index for episodes 10 and 11, you can find them on www.ninedaves.com. Thanks to Dave for picking up my slack during my vacation. Next week, we'll be …

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Beyond what is expected by Adam Thurman

I'm typing this with a cup of coffee by my side. I paid 1.80 for it. It's a good, strong, well brewed cup of coffee. It is also totally unremarkable. I'm a spoiled consumer. I expect to be a…

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Adventure Theatre merges with Musical Theater Center by Tim Treanor

Adventure Theatre, the Glen Echo-based children’s theater company is getting used to big announcements. It has been nominated for 12 Helen Hayes Awards this year; has developed such new …

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Studio 3′s children’s show, Home by Steve Hallex

Artistic director Caren Hearne was all bubbles and shine as she introduced Studio 3 Theatre for Young Audiences’ production of Lizzie Allen’s Home to a Saturday afternoon crowd at the Wo…

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News: London Wonderground festival unveils cabaret & circus programme

Full programme details have been announced for the first Priceless London Wonderground season at Southbank Centre. The new festival will take place in a 1920s "Spiegeltent" next to the now …

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Radio: WOS Radio: Edwards, Hyde, Ackland & co get Kings speaking at Q&A

Last night (16 April 2012) a hundred Whatsonstage.com theatregoers were on hand at Wyndham’s Theatre for Adrian Noble’s critically acclaimed premiere stage production of David Seidler…

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Don't Dress for Dinner in 6 Words by Roundabout Theatre Company

Don't Dress for Dinner in 6 Words Can you describe this hilarious play in just 6 words? Watch as the cast tries... Don't Dress for Dinner, the wildly funny comedy by Marc Camoletti…

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Realistic Sets by War Horse The Movie

Realistic Sets You can now experience the extraordinary journey of courage and friendship in War Horse again on Blu-ray and DVD! Order your copy here: http://on.fb.me/yhOd4y From: WarHorseM…

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Godspell Workshops - Behind the Scenes by Godspell

Godspell Workshops - Behind the Scenes See what it's like to have a workshop with the cast of Godspell! Learn more and book your own workshop at www.godspell.com From: BwayGodspell View…

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Video Interview with Lauren Helpern, Set Designer of 4000 MILES by Lincoln Center Theater

Video Interview with Lauren Helpern, Set Designer of 4000 MILES Video Interview with Lauren Helpern, Set Designer of 4000 MILES. Now playing at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. http://www.lc…

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Photo Coverage: Point Honors New York 2012 Gala by Linda Lenzi

On Monday night, April 16, 2012, The Point Foundation honored Edward Albee and Focus Features at their fifth annual New York Gala. BroadwayWorld.com was on hand at Pier Sixty to capture the…

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BWW's On This Day - April 17, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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FREEZE FRAME: Patti LuPone Receives the Stephen Sondheim Award by Walter McBride

The Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre last night honored esteemed stage actress Patti LuPone with the company's third Stephen Sondheim Award. The award, established in 2009 in honor of Am…

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Feature: INTERVIEW: Streetcar Star Nicole Ari Parker and Boris Kodjoe Are a Couple of Smart Actors by Brian Scott Lipton

The hot Hollywood married couple discuss their life, chlildren, and careers.

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TDF's Autism Theatre Initiative on CNN's "Impact Your World" - April 15, 2012 by TDF

TDF's Autism Theatre Initiative on CNN's "Impact Your World" - April 15, 2012 Theatre Development Fund's Autism Theatre Initiative featured on CNN's "Impact…

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson to appear in theater sitcom by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- Jesse Tyler Ferguson might be a star now, but he remembers sweating it out in front of casting directors....

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The King's Speech impediment: when films don't work on stage by Mark Lawson

The King's Speech is struggling to make anywhere near the same impact on stage as it did on the big screen. Can cinematic and theatrical versions of the same piece happily co-exist?Two newsp…

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‘Frost/Nixon’ at The Vagabond Players by Amanda Gunther by Amanda Gunther

“…Therefore, I shall resign the Presidency effective at noon tomorrow.” Those words that shook a nation when uttered from 37th President of the United States Richard Nixon are now comi…

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US producer Manny Azenberg to receive special Tony Award by Judd Hollander

Veteran producer Emanuel "Manny" Azenberg has been selected to receive a Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement at this year's ceremony, to be broadcast live on June 10, it has been announced b…

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Positions 1956 by Susan Galbraith

UrbanArias has not only landed once more in our midst, but opened its second season and first commissioned opera Sunday night to a full house. This world premiere of Positions 1956 with musi…

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Rapunzel by Jayne Blanchard

Like Willow Smith, Rapunzel (Felicia Curry) loves her hair. And why shouldn’t she? It is her crowning glory, her plaything, a transportation system, and until Prince Brian (Jonathan Atkins…

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Feature: WOS 15th birthday: An interactive timeline history

Whatsonstage.com is an incredible 15 years old and over that time has grown incredibly - scour the site and you'll find almsot 10,000 news stories and more than 7,600 reviews, 2,8005 gossip …

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Shakespeare Theatre holds Twitterfest for April 19 Strange Interlude by Tim Treanor

The April 19 production of the Shakespeare Theatre’s Strange Interlude at Harman Hall will begin with the usual injunctions: turn off your cell phone, your Blackberry, your I-phone, your b…

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News: London Wonderground festival unveils cabaret and circus programme

Full programme details have been announced for the first Priceless London Wonderground season at Southbank Centre. The new festival will take place in a 1920s "Spiegeltent" next to the now …

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Pan's labyrinth

Legit News: Peter Pan prequel opens on Broadway

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Chicago Theater Review: ANGELS IN AMERICA (Court Theatre in Chicago) by Dan Zeff

A LITTLE OUTDATED, ANGELS IS STILL MANNA FROM HEAVEN In 1994, Tony Kushner’s two-part Angels in America plays – Millennium Approaches and Perestroika – opened locally at the Royal Geor…

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One Spring, Two Farces

Two new Broadway comedies, "One Man, Two Guvnors" and "Don't Dress for Dinner," take divergent approaches to the venerated art of the farce.

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Review: Tennessee Williams’  ‘In Masks Outrageous  and Austere’ by Joe Dziemianowicz

A kidnapped billionairess and her bisexual husband. Three gay centurions. A mystery woman who keeps her dimwitted son on a leash. And a blazing fire on the beach. They’re all part of the c…

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Review: Flashpoint excels with "Slip/Shot"

Flashpoint The­atre Company is giving Jacqueline Gold­fin­ger’s new play, Slip/Shot, a fine pre­miere. This beau­ti­ful­ly crafted and in­tense­ly m…

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Kerry Butler: Gore Vidal's The Best Man

"Call Me Adam" chats with Tony Award nominee Kerry Butler about starring alongside Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones, Candice Bergen, and Eric McCormack in Gore Vidal's "The Best Man," her d…

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Auditions and Attractions

Each week in Curtain Raisers, we invite a local theater artist to attend a show of his or her choosing and discuss the results. On Tuesday, actress Megan Hilty opted to see David Ives's "Ven…

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Mosaic Play Looks At Teen Violence In Premiere Of A Measure of Cruelty by Bill Hirschman

To clarify misconceptions, the drama formerly entitled The Michael Brewer Project did not end up being specifically about Michael Brewer. A Measure of Cruelty, having its world premiering at…

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Christine Dwyer & Billy Harrigan Tighe Join The North American WICKED Tour from May 2 by BroadwayWorld

The company of the second North American tour of WICKED will welcome Christine Dwyer as Elphaba and Billy Harrigan Tighe as Fiyero on Wednesday, May 2 in Durham, NC.

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Review: In A Garden by Edward Franklin

One could not accuse Howard Korder of not having anything to write about. In the programme notes for the UK premiere of his 2010 play In A Garden, he references the relationship between the …

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No more Wasted opportunities for Kate Tempest by Abigail Lewis

Meet Kate Tempest, on a quest to revolutionise theatre for young people with new play Wasted.

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Michael Attenborough to receive international theatre prize by Natalie Woolman

Michael Attenborough, the artistic director of the Almeida Theatre, is to be presented with the Award for Excellence in International Theatre later today.

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News: Live Tweeting: Last night's Club Outing to The King's Speech

Whatsonstage.com's Theatre Club are attending an Outing to David Seidler’s The King's Speech this evening (16 April 2012). The play which inspired the multi award-winning film is stag…

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The Plus is Worth It by Don Hall

Grabbed a new leaning desk for the new apartment at Crate & Barrel the other day.  It was boxed up, ready to be assembled at home.  As I hopped into a cab, the driver asked me …

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The Woman in Black Exam Revision by Dominic

SPOILER ALERT ! This essay is to be used by those who are studying the play, or want to think about the work after having seen it. In discussing the drama, It does contain spoilers that may …

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Mark Rylance To Premiere HisOwn New Play At Guthrie

The New York Times 04/16/12

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The Black Rep resumes the August Wilson Cycle

"Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" is part of Wilson's famed Pittsburgh Cycle, 10 plays that explore different aspects of the African-American experience in the 20th century.

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After Dark, April 17, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

A Critic's CommandmentsNo, we're not Godby Gaëtan L. CharleboisI was listening to an episode of This American Life, the radio show hosted by Ira Glass which presents a series of stories, ea…

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A Williams play gone wild by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Too many shows these days are workshopped or focus-grouped to death. As a result, they’re nicely crafted but comfortably safe. “In Masks Outrageous and Austere” is the exact opposite. …

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PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: APRIL 17 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley and Ernio Hernandez

1917 John Barrymore stars in Gerald DuMaurier's Peter Ibbetson at Broadway's Republic Theatre. Lionel Barrymore, Constance Collier, Madge Evans, and Laura Hope Crews are also in the …

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Corbin Bleu Joins Cast of Broadway's Godspell April 17 by Andrew Gans

Corbin Bleu, the "High School Musical" star who made his Broadway debut as charismatic narrator Usnavi in In the Heights, returns to The Great White Way April 17 in the current rev…

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THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Stage and Screen Star Brooke Shields Shares Her Cherished Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

Playbill.com's new feature series, Their Favorite Things, asks members of the theatre community to share ten of the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience.…

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Pianist of Willesden Lane, Fact-Based Play With Music, Premieres in L.A.; Hershey Felder Directs by Kenneth Jones

Hershey Felder, the pianist-actor known for appearing in musical biographies about George Gershwin, Leonard Bernstein and classical composers, directs the California world premiere of The Pi…

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Mary Stout, Chelsea Barker, Scott Guthrie Star in Musicals Tonight! Revival of Sitting Pretty, Starting April 17 by Andrew Gans

The Musicals Tonight! presentation of Jerome Kern's Sitting Pretty plays The Lion Theatre April 17-29.

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Two Guvnors, One Hit: How Nicholas Hytner and Richard Bean Put British Bounce in Italian Classic by Harry Haun

The 18th-century Italian low comedy The Servant of Two Masters has been dipped in batter, fried and drenched with malt vinegar to form the London hit One Man, Two Guvnors. Here's how dir…

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Off-Broadway Company of Carrie Records Ghostlight Records Cast Album April 17 by Adam Hetrick

The cast of the revised Off-Broadway production of Carrie, including leading ladies Molly Ranson and Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie, assembles in a Manhattan recording studio April 17 to re…

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God of Carnage, With a Cast of DC Favorites, Opens at Arlington's Signature April 17 by Kenneth Jones

The Washington, DC-area premiere of Yasmina Reza's God of Carnage opens April 17 at Signature Theatre in Arlington, VA, boasting a cast of DC performers including Helen Hayes Award …

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PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Magic/Bird's "Larry Bird," Tug Coker by Matthew Blank

Tug Coker, making his Broadway debut as Boston Celtics legend Larry Bird, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.

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Jill BC Du Boff by League of Professional Theatre Women

Sound Designer New York, New York USA Where do I look for inspiration? As a sound designer, music is really important to me, I try to listen to as much music as possible, which is also the m…

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