Monday, July 28, 2014 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater Review: ‘Mala Hierba,’ a New Play by Tanya Saracho by Charles Isherwood

A young woman finds herself caught between her rich but abusive husband and her lesbian lover in Tanya Saracho’s new play “Mala Hierba.”

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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ONCE UPON A TIME Casts FROZEN's Pabbie and Hans! by TV News Desk

Creator Adam Horowitz took to Twitter today to reveal two new members of the FROZEN storyline for ABC's ONCE UPON A TIME. John Rhys-Davies is lending his vocal talents to the role of Pabbie …

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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The Arts Are Enough of a Gamble Without Casinos by Joe Patti

When you do a S.W.O.T. analysis for your organization (Strengths, Weakness, Opportunities, Threats), Opportunities and Threats were where you listed external situations that could help or hi…

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I Feel You Ira Glass, Even Though I Love Shakespeare by The Mick

Whatever man, King Lear is a bullshit play and seeing even good productions of it makes me think that maybe Shakespeare was a hack/want to tweet some incendiary shit about how Shakespeare is…

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Review: Mala Hierba

Tanya Saracho's moral brainteaser, inspired by Latin-American culture, makes its New York debut with Second Stage Theatre's uptown series.

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Review: Geezers (Redtwist Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

A satisfying world premiere from Redtwist Theatre, company member Tommy Lee Johnston’s two-act heartwarmer Geezers belies its dismissive title. Rising above insult, Jan Ellen Graves’ cha…

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BWW Recap: Broadway's Patti Murin Breaks Down THE BACHELORETTE Finale: Updating Live! by Patti Murin

Tonight, Broadway's favorite cheerleader, Patti Murin, is sharing her expert insights into THE BACHELORETTE's season finale. Patti is going to be live-tweeting throughout the show before wri…

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Over 125 Playwrights to Participate in WRITE OUT FRONT Live at the Drama Book Shop in August by BroadwayWorld

Theaterspeak will present WRITE OUT FRONT, an installation of over 125 award-winning and up-and-coming playwrights writing new plays in the storefront window of the Drama Book Shop during st…

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Fiasco Theater's INTO THE WOODS Extends Through August at The Old Globe by BroadwayWorld

The Old Globe today announced additional performances for the second production of the 2014 Summer Season, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Into the Woods, whic…

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STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - Will Amber Riley, Sarah Hyland and Kristen Bell Be Stripping Down for Hollywood Bowl's HAIR? by Stage Tube

ET went behind the scenes with HAIR stars Kristen Bell, Amber Riley, Sarah Hyland and more in rehearsal for The Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of the musical and asked if any of them w…

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A Midsummer Night's Dream review by Andrew Dickson

Shakespeare's Globe, London Continue reading...

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A Streetcar Named Desire review Powerful insight into incomplete people by Michael Billington

Young Vic, LondonAlthough this modern update of Tennessee Williams's play isn't always plausible, Gillian Anderson's performance is stellar Continue reading...

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Saving Mr. (And Mrs.) Banks…Meet the Stars of SSMT’s Mary Poppins: Part Three: Jack Rowles and Tara Michelle Gesling by Diane Jackson Schnoor

Last week, Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre opened the regional premiere of the practically perfect musical Mary Poppins to thunderous standing ovations. Mary Poppins continues its run throug…

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Playing House Should be Renewed. Now. by Cara Joy David

I've had a pretty crappy few days. When that happens, I like to spend time with my old friends. Unfortunately, as we've gotten...

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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A Streetcar Named Desire, Young Vic, review by Charles Spencer

Gillian Anderson gives the performance of her career as Blanche DuBois in a raw, emotional and deeply unsettling Young Vic production

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President Obama Says 2013 National Medal of Arts Honorees 'Add Texture to Our Lives' by BroadwayWorld

President Barack Obama presented the National Medals of Arts in conjunction with the National Humanities Medals this afternoon, July 28, 2014, in an East Room ceremony at the White House. Fi…

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Spotlight On...Jesse Schreck by Michael Block

Name: Jesse SchreckHometown: New York, NYEducation: Yale University, B.A. (almost!) in American StudiesFavorite Credits: Fall of Man (Yale Playwrights Festival), "Underachievers" (short film…

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Video! Crack the Case with the Cast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Broadway.com

Meet Alexander Sharp and the cast of Broadway’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, beginning September 10 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

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Story of the singers is front and center in 'Marvelettes' by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "The Marvelous Marvelettes" at Black Ensemble Theatre ★★★ THEATER REVIEW: "The Marvelous Marvelettes" at Black Ensemble Theatre ★★★ ... A…

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Ailey American Dance Theater to Offer Odetta Tribute by Lori Holcomb-Holland

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater will offer a tribute to the folk singer Odetta, as well as works by Robert Moses and company staples.

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CCT presents 'Les Misérables'

Musical theater presented atop Mount Helix

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Broadway Box Office: ‘Of Mice and Men’ Breaks $1 Million in its Final Week by Gordon Cox

Midsummer tourism brought another big-money week to Broadway with 11 shows raking in more than $1 million apiece, including James Franco-Chris O’Dowd starrer “Of Mice and Men,&…

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Name that tune: What's the best Disney theme ever?

Recent 'Frozen' smash 'Let It Go' ranks fourth        

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The Neo-Futurists: Body by Taylor Bailey

Comprised of essays, interviews, play-text, photographs, illustrations, lists, and collage, the book is a body of work birthed in collaboration ... The post The Neo-Futurists: Body appeare…

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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‘Searching for the Perfect Nanny: Meet the Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Children of SSMT’s Magical Premiere of Mary Poppins’: Part Three: by Diane Jackson Schnoor

Last week, Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre opened the regional premiere of the practically perfect musical Mary Poppins to thunderous standing ovations. Mary Poppins continues its run throug…

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Video Flash: Billy Magnussen and Anna Gunn Get Steamy in Sex With Strangers

Get a first look at Second Stage's latest main stage production.

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Previews Mind-Bending New Play

Based on Mark Haddon's 2003 best-selling novel, the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will begin performances Sept. 10 at Broadway's Ethel Barr…

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People You Should Know . . . Karen Kessler by Zack Calhoon

Karen Kessler is a proud member of the ensemble of A Red Orchid Theatre where she recently directed the US premiere of Solsticeby British playwright Zinnie Harris. Prior, she …

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People You Should Know . . . Martin Blank by Zack Calhoon

Martin Blank is the author of nine produced plays. His full-length drama, The Law of Return, was produced at Maryland Ensemble Theatre, Center Stage, Jerusalem, and was last seen a…

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People You Should Know . . . Brett Neveu by Zack Calhoon

Brett Neveu-Upcoming and recent theatre productions include Red Bud with Signal Ensemble (Chicago) and Detective Partner Hero Villain with SkyPilot Theatre Company (Los Angele…

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VIDEO: First Look - Rory O'Malley, Kelsey Grammer Star in New FX Comedy PARTNERS by TV News Desk

Below, get a first look at Broadway's Rory O'Malley and Kelsey Grammer, starring in the new FX comedy PARTNERS.

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Twitter Watch: Ira Glass- 'I think I'm realizing: Shakespeare sucks' by Bww Staff

On Twitter Watch, Ira Glass wrote 'JohnLithgow as Lear tonight amazing. Shakespeare not good. No stakes, not relatable. I think I'm realizing Shakespeare sucks.Same thing with the great Mark…

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Lady Gaga Sings PAL JOEY In New Tony Bennett Duets Album Live Tease by Pat Cerasaro

Iconic crooner Tony Bennett teams up with chart-topping pop superstar Lady Gaga for a new standards duets album and a new live tease of Gaga performing a showstopper from PAL JOEY is now ava…

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Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - WICKED by BroadwayWorld

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is plenty of time to…

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Review Roundup: FOOL FOR LOVE with Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell by Review Roundups

Let's see what the critics had to say...

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Sunday in the Park with George

Tue, August 5 thru Sun, September 21 @ Signature Theatre, presented by Signature Theatre

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Audra McDonald Discusses Her Attempted Suicide & Transforming into Billie Holiday (VIDEO) by Broadway's Best Shows

Audra McDonald sat down for an interview for “Popcorn” with Peter Travers to discuss how she transformed into Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill. In addi…

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Jayne Houdyshell Among The Shoplifters at Arena Stage; Complete Cast Announced by Carey Purcell

Complete casting has been announced for the world premiere of Morris Panych's The Shoplifters, a satirical comedy about class and privilege in society at Arena Stage. 

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NYMF 2014 Awards for Excellence Announced; Cloned! Is Best of Fest by Michael Gioia

The New York Musical Theatre Festival has announced the winners of the NYMF 2014 Awards for Excellence. Cloned! took home this year's Best of Fest Award, with The Gig receiving honors fo…

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Tony Winners Will Return to "American Horror Story"; "Normal Heart" Star is Series Newcomer by Adam Hetrick

"American Horror Story" executive producer Tim Minear revealed further casting for the fourth installment of the FX series that will be titled "Freak Show," according to …

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Russell Brand's joke call shows catastrophically poor judgment by James Donaghy

His irresponsible call to an emergency rape line has rightly been condemned, but some pranks are hilarious Continue reading...

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Overview feature about :Fool For Love at curtainup.com/Berkshires by Elyse Sommer

Menu pages menupages For Where to Eat Before or After the Theater An overview of the Williamstown Theatre Festival's likely to be Broadway bound revival of Sam Shepard's dark …

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Broadway In Chicago Announces Additional Casting For National Tour of Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA by Michael Roberts

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Theater News: Ruthless! The Musical Returns to New York City

The musical spoof will offer nine benefit performances this fall.

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Chicago Looses A Stalwart: Actress Christina Irwin Passes by Michael Roberts

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CHICAGO OPERA THEATER PRESENTS THE CHICAGO PREMIERE OF ERNEST BLOCH’S “MACBETH” AT THE HARRIS THEATER SEPTEMBER 13-21 2014 by Michael Roberts

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Step Up Productions Launches 2014-15 Season with Chicago Premiere of DEAD ACCOUNTS By Theresa Rebeck Directed by Jason Gerace October 3 – November 2 by Michael Roberts

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Showbiz Chicago Photo Spotlight: Jedlicka Performing Arts Center Presents The New Broadway Musical BIG FISH Through Aug. 9 by Michael Roberts

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DELIVERANCE World Premiere, Plays by Rogers and Callely and More Set for 59E59 Theaters' Fall 2014 Lineup by BroadwayWorld

59E59 Theaters has announced the line-up of shows for Fall 2014.

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The Afternoon Report, Monday, July 28, 2014 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Monday, July 28, 2014 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter – http://twitter.com/BBBway Individual tickets for AMAZING GRACE go on sale th…

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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announces 10 new 'Live at Powell Hall' events

Most of the new concerts will take place in Spring 2015.

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Natalie Weiss to Host Carner & Gregor's 2014 BARELY LEGAL Concert at 54 Below; Cast Announced! by BroadwayWorld

The final selected cast of musical theater writing team Sam Carner and Derek Gregor's 6th Annual Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza were announced today.

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Jayne Houdyshell and Delaney Williams Set to Lead THE SHOPLIFTERS at Arena Stage by BroadwayWorld

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater kicks off the 201415 season with the world premiere of Morris Panych's The Shoplifters, a biting comedy about society's haves and have-not…

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Photo Flash: Broadway For All Kicks Off Third Annual Summer Conservatory with Kristolyn Lloyd and More by BroadwayWorld

Broadway For All launches its third annual Summer Conservatory with a host of Broadway faculty artists, culminating in one-night only showcase at New World Stages. Scroll down for a sneak pe…

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JUST IN! Choreographer Spencer Liff Joins Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER by BroadwayWorld

Choreographer Spencer Liff - hot on the heels of HEDWIG on Broadwaybig Tony win - joins Goodspeed's creative team this fall to bring some hot moves to this cool new musical. Fans of SoYouThi…

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CLONED!, THE GIG, ACADEMIA NUTS and More Top NYMF's 2014 Awards for Excellence by BroadwayWorld

The New York Musical Theatre Festival NYMF has announced the winners of the NYMF 2014 Awards for Excellence. Awards are voted on by the NYMF jury and the awards were presented at the closing…

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Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: July 28- August 3 by BroadwayWorld

Later this week a star-studded revival returns to Broadway- YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. Get your tickets now while you can

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This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/28/2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 7282014.

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Lesli Margherita, Derek Klena and More Set for CABRILLO COAST-TO-COAST Benefit at The Triad, 8/4 by BroadwayWorld

Lesli Margherita Matilda, Zoro, Jenna Leigh Green Wicked, Bare, Ashley Moniz Sister Act, 9 to 5 National Tours, Derek Klena Bridges of Madison County, Melissa Mitchell LES MISERABLES, Cather…

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Poster Unveiled For Ahrens & Flaherty's LITTLE DANCER by Pat Cerasaro

The poster for the upcoming Kennedy Center premiere production of the new Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty musical LITTLE DANCER is now available to view.

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Which Shows Will You See More Than Once? by Mark Blankenship

Welcome to Geek Out/Freak Out, where theatre fans get super enthusiastic about things. This week, Stages editor Mark Blankenship geeks out (via Gchat) with Sarah D. Bunting,  East Coast Edi…

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Natalie Weiss Will Host Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza, Featuring Cast of College Newcomers by Michael Gioia

Sam Carner and Derek Gregor's sixth annual Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza, the culmination of college student performers' week-long intensive with Broadway stars, will be held A…

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New Work by Les Misérables Creator to Play 59E59 Theaters; Complete Fall Season Announced by Carey Purcell

Political dramas, two one-act operas from Carlisle Floyd and music by Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen will be featured in the fall 2014 season at 59E59 Theaters.

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"Glee" Star Lea Michele Will Appear on Her Favorite FX Television Show by Michael Gioia

"Glee" star Lea Michele, who starred on Broadway in Spring Awakening, will make an appearance on her favorite television show, the FX drama series "Sons of Anarchy."

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July 28 – 106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park 2014 by Broadway's Best Shows

The best of Broadway will be presented FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with “106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park 2014” – a one hour lunchtime series on the Bryant P…

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Broadway Grosses: Of Mice and Men Joins the Millionaire's Club in Final Week; Beautiful Continues to Soar by Ryan McPhee

The star-studded revival of Of Mice and Men played its final performance on July 27, but not before joining the Millionaire's Club. The production, which announced its recoupment last mo…

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Odds & Ends: Lea Michele Will Guest Star on Sons of Anarchy, Chita Rivera to Recreate Signature Moments & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Lea Michele Will Guest Star on Sons of Anarchy Glee star and Broadway baby Lea Michele will guest star on Sons of Anarchy…

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Family Planning – Colony Theatre by Abe

The Colony Theatre Company, Burbank, California; Opening Night: July 12, 2014; Playwright: Michelle Kholos Brooks; Director: Cameron Watson; Producer: Barbara Beckley; Starring: Christina Pi…

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Theater News: Cloned! Wins Best of Fest at the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival

The festival draws to a close with the annual awards presentation.

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Nellie McKay – Sneak Peek ‘A Girl Named Bill (Billy Tipton)’ by Sandi Durell

Nellie McKay recently finished an extended run in the off-Broadway hit Old Hats (winner of the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Alternative Theatrical Experience and Drama Desk Award for…

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ArtsBeat: Strong Sales for Broadway’s ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Beautiful’ by Patrick Healy

“Aladdin” and “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical” have emerged as the biggest box-office winners of the 2013-14 season.

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Additional casting has been announced for the national tour of CINDERELLA

Producers of the Tony® Award winning musical Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis, have announced additional casting for the First National Tour …

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Igniting Interest in Historic Plays by Women by Laura Axelrod

A new initiative by History Matters/Back to the Future

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Queer the Album Review: REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW... by Queer The Air

With the upcoming theatrical premiere scheduled for August 13, it will be illuminating experiencing the recording in context of the stage and it’s integration with the performances of acto…

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ArtsBeat: How Do You Top ‘Spider-Man’? With a Show Based on a Chipmunks Movie by Patrick Healy

The lead producers of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” are planning a musical adaptation of the animated movie “Rio” and a live stage show based on the film “Alvin and the Chipmunks…

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Theater News: Andrew Samonsky and Mara Davi to Lead Industry Reading of Broadway-Bound Somewhere in Time

A musical adaptation of the romantic fantasy novel and film is in the works.

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Review: American Buffalo (American Players Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

American Buffalo swirls through David Mamet’s elliptically, at times oddly formal language as Teach, Donny and Bobby provide a window on survival in gutter lane. Director Keith Albers migh…

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Get Me A Guy! by Leah Richards

Get Me a Guy Directed by John Clancy Written by Israela Margalit Horse Trade Theater Group, in association with Moonlight Theatre Productions UNDER St. Marks, 94 St. Marks Place, NYC…

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Interview with Spangled’s Christina Lundgren by Erin Nagel

  Today’s generation has grown up with our country at war in Afghanistan and Iraq. Two wars that have divided the country and raised questions on the true reasons behind these fig…

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Behind The Scenes Of New Musical AMAZING GRACE by Pat Cerasaro

A new behind the scenes video tracing the development of the new biomusical AMAZING GRACE is now available to view.

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 7/27/14

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 7272014.

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Nick Pitera & Peter Hollens Wow With WICKED Viral Video, 'Nick's Version' Now Available by Pat Cerasaro

Versatile vocalist and performer Nick Pitera has introduced an astounding new a capella duet take on a series of songs from the incredibly popular Oz-themed musical WICKED along with fellow …

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Spotlight On...Ben Durham by Michael Block

Name: Ben DurhamHometown: Santa Barbara, California Education: Bachelor of the Arts in Theatre from California State University, Long BeachSelect Credits: Tuck Whitney in Me Love Me, Benvoli…

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Broadway Grosses July 21 – July 27, 2014 by Broadway's Best Shows

Broadway’s Best Shows knows that you want to see the best of the best! To help you out, we’re seeking out raw sales facts so you know what to see to stay current. Weekly grosses and othe…

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Rehearsals Begin Today for ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ by Broadway's Best Shows

Rehearsals begin today, Monday, July 28 for the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. The acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark …

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Broadway-Aimed Somewhere in Time Musical Sets Cast for NYC Industry Reading by Adam Hetrick

Andrew Samonsky, who starred in the world-premiere staging of the new musical Somewhere in Time at Portland Center Stage last summer, will be joined by Mara Davi in an upcoming New York City…

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: "Putting It Together!" Claybourne Elder, Brynn O'Malley and Cast Rehearse Signature's Sunday in the Park with George by Matthew Blank

Signature Theatre's upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Sunday in the Park with George will begin performances Aug. 5 in the MAX…

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Limited Run of Ruthless! Will Benefit BC/EFA; Creators Will Be Part of Cast by Andrew Gans

Nine performances of the award-winning musical Ruthless! will be presented in September at Stage 72 at The Triad to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Christopher Walken and Giancarlo Esposito Cast in Disney's Live-Action "Jungle Book" by Michael Gioia

Academy Award winner Christopher Walken and Emmy nominee Giancarlo Esposito have joined the voice cast for Disney's live-action adaptation of "The Jungle Book," Disney announce…

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: Poodles, Parrots and Pinterest; A Two-Show Day at Off-Broadway's Piece of My Heart With Leslie Kritzer by Matthew Blank

Drama Desk nominee Leslie Kritzer is currently starring in Piece of My Heart, a new musical based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns. She shares a recent two-show day!

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Photo Flash: First Look at JPAC's BIG FISH in Chicago! by BroadwayWorld

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center concludes its 2013-14 season with the new Broadway musical BIG FISH with music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Andrew Lippa, book by esteemed screenwriter Jo…

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Theater Review: Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell Star in ‘Fool for Love’ by Ben Brantley

Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell star in Sam Shepard’s “Fool for Love” at the Williamstown Theater Festival in Massachusetts.

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater News: HERE Announces 2014-15 Season

A theatrical exploration of the Sacco and Vanzetti executions joins the lineup.

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Talented Teens Spend Their Summer 'On the Town' by Sara Grant

The West Hartford area's talented teens take to the stage for "On The Town," this year's West Hartford Summer Arts Festival production, which runs July 31 to Aug. 3.

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First Nighter: Sturges's "Strictly Dishonorable," Quinton in "Drop Dead Perfect" by David Finkle

Before he began writing as well as directing his celebrated movies, Preston Sturges uncorked Strictly Dishonorable, a...

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About Face Youth Theatre: Checking, Expanding, and Activating Boxes by HowlRound

By Morgan Greene. In About Face Youth Theatre’s rehearsal space, there is a cluster of post-it notes on the wall titled “Where I Started.” The ensemble’s first impressions range from…

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Celebrity Autobiography Returns Aug. 18 by Matthew Wexler

Celebrity Autobiography returns this August, welcoming to its cast stars of stage & screen Mario Cantone (Sex and the City), Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live), Scott Adsit (30 Rock), D…

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Andrew Samonsky, Mara Davi & More to Lead SOMEWHERE IN TIME Industry Reading, 7/31 by BroadwayWorld

On Thursday, July 31, the Broadway-bound musical adaptation of Richard Matheson's acclaimed novel and Universal Pictures film SOMEWHERE IN TIME will be presented at a private industry readin…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 7/28 by BroadwayWorld

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights Read on f…

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Estelle Parsons to Star in Palm Beach Dramaworks' MY OLD LADY this Winter by BroadwayWorld

Estelle Parsons, a theatre legend whose illustrious stage career spans six decades, will play a 92-year-old French matron in Palm Beach Dramaworks' production of My Old Lady by Israel Horovi…

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HERE LIES LOVE Celebrates 100 Performances by Pat Cerasaro

The talented cast of the Public Theater's highly acclaimed Off-Broadway environmental biomusical HERE LIES LOVE celebrated 100 performances this weekend.

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Lena Hall & Billy Magnussen Preview BROADWAY THE HARDWAY by Pat Cerasaro

An attention-grabbing new promotional video for the upcoming theatrical rock showcase BROADWAY THE HARDWAY featuring appearances by Lena Hall amp The Deafening, Billy Magnussen amp Reserved …

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BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen in Second Stage's SEX WITH STRANGERS by BroadwayWorld TV

Second Stage Theatre continues its 35th Anniversary Season with Laura Eason's SEX WITH STRANGERS, directed by David Schwimmer and starring Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen. BroadwayWorld brings…

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How can we create a theatrical climate where young women want to stick around and be apart of it? by Catherine Weingarten

(This post is a part of the Diversity & Inclusion blog salon led by Online Curator Jacqueline E. Lawton. Check out further Diversity & Inclusion interviews on Jacqueline’s blo…

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Lea Michele Books ‘Sons of Anarchy’ Role by Shelliweinstein

“Glee” star Lea Michele will be joining “Sons of Anarchy” for a guest role in the show’s upcoming final season. Michele will play Gertie, a truck stop waitress …

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Who Should Run the Guthrie? by Isaac Butler

Marianne Combs has a great roundup of people who her readers think should be considered for the Guthrie AD job. There’s some good folks on there, but I think they’re missing a couple. So…

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Italian Opera Company Experiments With Google Glass by Elisabetta Povoledo

On Wednesday, selected singers, orchestra members and various technicians will perform wearing Google Glass to transmit the opera live from their individual points of view to audiences onlin…

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Bill T. Jones, John Kander and More Receive National Medal of Arts; Live Stream Starts at 3 PM ET by Carey Purcell

President Barack Obama presents the National Medals of Arts July 28 at 3 PM ET in an East Room ceremony at the White House.

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Anthem, With Music Based on Wartime Letters, Will Commemorate 200th Anniversary of Star-Spangled Banner by Michael Gioia

Firefly Jars Entertainment will present the new musical Anthem, commemorating the 200th anniversary of The Star-Spangled Banner, beginning Aug. 8 as part of the 18th Annual NY International …

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ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: What Pop Star Stopped the Show in A Chorus Line When She Was a Teenager? by Seth Rudetsky

A week in the life of actor, radio and TV host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

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Welsh language theatre launches translation app for English speaking audiences by Miranda Prynne

A new app that will help audiences enjoy plays in foreign languages in being launched by a Welsh language theatre company

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Theater News: The Ensemblist Chats Shakespeare in the Park With Broadway Veterans

Braving the elements of New York City's favorite outdoor theater is the latest topic of discussion on the Broadway-themed podcast.

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Marin Shakespeare "Romeo and Juliet" by Patrick Thomas

... if you get thyself to the somewhat-rustic Forest Meadows Amphitheatre on the campus of Dominican University in San Rafael, you can rediscover for yourself why this love story (if a roman…

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Theater News: Rachel Dratch, Mario Cantone, and More Set for Next Edition of Celebrity Autobiography

Stage and screen stars will join the August edition of the comedy show.

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Listen to new musical, “For Tonight” in concert at NYMF by The Broadway Critic

When their parents both die of a mysterious illness that swept through their small Welsh village, surviving children Thomas, Haydon, and Nettie are forced to fend for themselves in a communi…

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The Ensemblist #28: Shakespeare in the Park (Tumblr audio being...

The Ensemblist #28: Shakespeare in the Park (Tumblr audio being wonky? Click one of the other links below to check out the episode:) iTunes | PodBean | Stitcher Radio | TuneIn Shakesp…

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Lea Michele Confirms SONS OF ANARCHY Guest Role on Twitter by TV News Desk

GLEE star Lea Michele has turned to Twitter to announce that she will be guest starring on an upcoming episode of the hit FX series SONS OF ANARCHY.

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WICKED Reunion! Megan Hilty, Eden Espinosa & Shoshana Bean Perform Live by Pat Cerasaro

A trifecta of terrifically talented triple-threats famous for their headlining roles in Oz-themed mega-hit WICKED convened this week to share a special performance live onstage - Eden Espino…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Sam Rockwell and Nina Arianda in Williamstown Theatre Festival's FOOL FOR LOVE by BroadwayWorld

Williamstown Theatre Festival is currently featuringTony Award-winner Nina Arianda and stage and screen star Sam Rockwell in Fool for Love, playing the Nikos Stage through August 2, 2014. B…

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Mario Cantone, Rachel Dratch, Scott Adsit & More Set for CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY, 8/18 by BroadwayWorld

New York's funniest show Celebrity Autobiography will welcome to its cast stars of stage amp screen Mario Cantone Sex and the City, Rachel Dratch Saturday Night Live, Scott Adsit 30 Rock, Dr…

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Christopher Walken, Giancarlo Esposito Join Cast of Disney's THE JUNGLE BOOK by Movies News Desk

Two more actors are on board as the voice cast for Disney's The Jungle Book takes shape. Academy Award winner Christopher Walken will take on the role of King Louie, the ruler of a troop of …

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Documenting Without Borders by Paul Diem and Alix Fenhagen

(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Art | People} blog salon, curated by Caridad Svich.)  In March of 2013 we traveled to Sofia, Bulgaria for S…

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Executive Director's Note: What's Your Problem?

By Brad Erickson Here at Theatre Bay Area we are in the middle of a new strategic planning process, one that works differently than any we've done before. The initiative, being led by Jeann…

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Off-Broadway Will Stay Gay a Little Longer: My Big Gay Italian Wedding and My Big Gay Italian Funeral to Extend by Ryan McPhee

My Big Gay Italian Wedding and My Big Gay Italian Funeral have extended their run through the end of the year. Both plays, which had previously announced an extension through September 28, w…

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Which Book of Mormon Songs are Parodies of Broadway Classics? by Diamond Grant

The Book of Mormon’s cast recording album was almost as big a hit as the musical itself when it was released in May 2011. It became iTunes fastest-selling Broadway cast album on its re…

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Jason Bowen, Brian Quijada and More Will Star in My Mañana Comes at Playwrights Realm; Complete Cast Announced by Carey Purcell

Playwrights Realm has announced complete casting for the world premiere of My Mañana Comes, a new play by Elizabeth Irwin.

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: "Putting It Together!" Claybourne Elder, Brynn O'Malley and Cast Rehearse Signature's Sunday in the Park with George by Matthew Blank

Signature Theatre's upcoming production of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Sunday in the Park with George will begin performances Aug. 15 in the MA…

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Matt Doyle Will Join Jasper in Deadland Co-Star Bonnie Milligan for Belting Bonnie's Bon Voyage by Adam Hetrick

Matt Doyle, who starred in Off-Broadway's Jasper in Deadland, will join his Deadland co-star Bonnie Milligan for Belting Bonnie's Bon Voyage Aug. 16 at 54 Below.

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‘Cinderella’ Announces National Tour Casting by Broadway's Best Shows

Producers of the Tony® Award winning musical Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis, have announced additional casting for the First National…

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The Ensemblist #27: Live at Birdland (part 2) (Tumblr audio...

The Ensemblist #27: Live at Birdland (part 2) (Tumblr audio being wonky? Click one of the other links below to check out the episode:) iTunes | PodBean | Stitcher Radio | TuneIn On Ju…

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Let Heathers Star Dave Thomas Brown Freeze Your Brain and Melt Your Heart

Get to know Dave Thomas Brown, the young actor and photographer slaying audiences as bad boy high school boyfriend J.D. in the hit off-Broadway musical Heathers.

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Photo Flash: Deathtrap, Broadway's Longest-Running Comedy-Thriller, Opens at the John W. Engeman Theater

The comedic murder mystery has been remounted for Long Island audiences.

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Your Guide to Hyde Park by Dan McArdle

First things first—check out pictures of The post Your Guide to Hyde Park appeared first on The Neo-Futurists.

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Debbie Allen: Dancers Still Find Fame in NYC

While it may still be easier for New York dancers to break into the industry, the number of commercial jobs available in Los Angeles is rising, experts say. Debbie Allen, a veteran performer…

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John Leguizamo’s Ghetto Klown FREE tonight Central Park by Jonathan Mandell

John Leguizamo is presenting his solo show Ghetto Klown tonight free at  Rumsey Playfield in Central Park starting at 8 p.m. (Get there early.) This is the same show he performed on Broadw…

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Theater News: Playwrights Realm's My Mañana Comes Announces Casting

The world premiere production paints a portrait of life on the Upper East Side.

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Cabaret News: Chita Rivera Announces a Week of Cabaret Performances

The Broadway legend will trace the highlights of her career in seven performances at Birdland.

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Review: "Cedars" has its world premiere at Berkshire Theatre Group by Mark G. Auerbach

"Cedars", starring James Naughton, directed by Keira Naughton, has its world premiere.

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People You Should Know . . . Guy Van Swearingen by Zack Calhoon

GUY VAN SWEARINGEN is a founding Ensemble Member and former Artistic Director at A Red Orchid Theatre.  He was last seen at A Red Orchid in Simpatico. Other credits inclu…

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People You Should Know . . . Kamal Angelo Bolden by Zack Calhoon

KAMAL ANGELO BOLDEN made his A Red Orchid Theatre debut with The Opponent in 2012. Most recently he was seen at Northlight Theatre in Detroit 67 and before that at Court Theatre as…

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Laumeier gets grant for Tom Huck's 'Bugs'

Mid-America Arts Alliance's grant will pay for artist-in-residence project.

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RUTHLESS! Will Return to NYC Stage in September to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights by BroadwayWorld

Tina Denmark, the diabolically talented tyke in the award-winning musical Ruthless returns to New York for nine performances only to benefit Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS on September 5-6…

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David Lindsay-Abaire’s Rabbit Hole, Starring Downton's Joanne Froggatt, Postponed in London's West End by Broadway.com

The previously announced West End production of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Rabbit Hole, starring Downton Abbey’s Joanne Froggatt, has been postponed. The …

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Watch Tony Winners Kristin Chenoweth & James Monroe Iglehart Crash the Couch on The View! by Ryan McPhee

Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart recently left his Aladdin glitter and fireworks at the New Amsterdam Theatre and joined the ladies of The View as a co-host. And who was their guest? None o…

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PHOTO CALL: Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell Heat Up Williamstown's Fool for Love by Matthew Blank

Nina Arianda and Sam Rockwell star in the Williamstown Theatre Festival production of Sam Shepard's Fool for Love, which opened July 24 on the Nikos Stage.

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Verb Ballets demonstrates its broad range in Saturday show at Cain Park (review) by Special To The Plain Dealer

Choreographer Anthony Krutzkamp's new ballet "Similar" nearly brought down the house at Cain Park Saturday as performed by Cleveland's Verb Ballets.

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Thrilled to Death that TONY Award-Winning Best Musical A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER is Joining the MTI Family! by Jasonc

Music Theatre International is thrilled to death that A GENTLEMAN’S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER is joining the family!  Sign up for Fast Track Notification to get email updates and futur…

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Playwrights Realm’s MY MANANA COMES Announces Casting & Tickets Now on Sale by Heath Schwartz

The Playwrights Realm (Katherine Kovner, Artistic Director; Alexander Orbovich, Managing Director) is pleased to announce casting is confirmed and tickets are now on sale for the world Premi…

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Theater News: The Phantom of the Opera Announces The Art of the Mask Contest

"Phans" can use their artistic talents to win tickets to the long-running musical.

Linked From TheaterMania at 12:14PM

Between Riverside and Crazy by Richard Seff

The Atlantic Theatre Company, nestled in its own theatre in a church on East 20th Street, has come up with a winner in Between Riverside and Crazy, a taut and tingling family drama replete w…

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Tickets to Broadway-Bound AMAZING GRACE at Chicago's Bank of America Theatre On Sale 8/1 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for the pre-Broadway world premiere engagement of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and lyrics by Christopher Smith and a bo…

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Casts of A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, ONCE, HEATHERS & More to Visit BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK This Week! by BroadwayWorld

This week's event is set to feature the casts of ROCK OF AGES, ONCE, HEATHERS, A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, and iLuminate. Check back later for a complete list of scheduled perfor…

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Speed-the-Plow has the perfect role for Lindsay Lohan by Mark Lawson

The female lead in David Mamet's play, previously portrayed by Madonna and Elisabeth Moss, is ideal for actors with little stage experience Continue reading...

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Weekend Odds & Ends: Benedict Cumberbatch Sacrifices Screen for Stage, Jonathan Pryce Joins Game of Thrones & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed over the weekend. Benedict Cumberbatch Sacrifices Screen for Stage As if we needed any more reasons to love Benedict Cumberbatch…

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Sneak Peek! Phantom Star Sierra Boggess Goes Jellicle in the New Episode of Daae Days by Lindsay Champion

Wait, we could have sworn Sierra Boggess was starring in a different Andrew Lloyd Webber musical! Looks like the Phantom of the Opera star is getting in touch with her frisky feline side in …

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Weekend Poll Top Three: There’s No Place Like Home! Fans Want the Original Witches & Princess Back on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Who says you can have too much of a good thing? We have Constantine Maroulis reprising his Tony-nominated performance as Drew in Rock of Ages next month and Tony winner Andrea Martin swingin…

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100 Years Ago Today: WWI Begins (and Its Impact on Vaudeville) by Trav S.D.

Today is the 100th anniversary of the day Austria-Hungray declared war on Serbia, thus triggering World War One. We who have not felt the sting of a proper World War in over six decades year…

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Forbidden Broadway to Transfer to West End's Vaudeville Theatre by Mark Shenton

Forbidden Broadway, which is currently running at London's Menier Chocolate Factory, where it recently extended its run through Aug. 30, will transfer to the West End's Vaudeville Th…

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"La Mama Earth" Will Include Three Tempests, Authors Directing Authors and Queer NY International Arts Festival by Carey Purcell

"La Mama Earth," the 53rd season presented by the historic downtown theatre complex, will feature productions reflecting on climate change and worldwide global issues.

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PHOTO CALL: Broadway's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Cast Meets the Press by Matthew Blank

The National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens that was adapted from Mark Haddon's 2003 best-selling novel…

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PHOTO CALL: London Forbidden Broadway Spoofs Les Miz, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Miss Saigon and More by Matthew Blank

Forbidden Broadway, which is currently running at London's Menier Chocolate Factory, where it recently extended its run through Aug. 30, will transfer to the West End's Vaudeville Th…

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Estelle Parsons Will Star in Israel Horovitz's My Old Lady by Andrew Gans

Oscar winner Estelle Parsons, most recently seen on Broadway in The Velocity of Autumn, will play a 92-year-old French matron in Palm Beach Dramaworks' production of My Old Lady.

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Marissa Perel in conversation with Fritz Welch by Marissa Perel

Marissa Perel talks to Glasgow-based artist / drummer / performer Fritz Welch about vocal movement & body-sounding, drawing practice, creating a multifaceted viewing experience, and Gla…

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‘Of Mice and Men’ Closes; Revival to be National Theatre’s First Live Broadway Screening by Broadway's Best Shows

The smash hit revival of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men played its final performance on Sunday, July 27, 2014 after shattering the house record at the Longacre Theatre twice during i…

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Fuse DVD/Blu-Ray Review: “A Hard Day’s Night” — Still Fun After Five Decades by Arts Fuse Editor

A Hard Day’s Night stands as a landmark in rock history because it exemplifies the Beatles’s joyously innocent starting point -- today it delivers an irresistible sonic joy that comes fr…

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Theater News: A Salute to Broadway Dame Elaine Stritch to Be Held at the Metropolitan Room

Annaleigh Ashford, Lisa Brescia, and more will perform in memory of the stage legend.

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Absurdity and Chaos: Interview with Neighborhood Fringe artist Emily Schuman by Miriam Hwang-Carlos

“We are wired to seek solace and meaning even in the most absurd of worlds.” Fando y Lis, an absurdist play by Spanish playwright Fernando Arrabal, is coming to this year’…

Linked From blog.fringearts.com at 11:52AM

Individual Tickets for Pre-Broadway Engagement of AMAZING GRACE On Sale This Friday, August 1 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

CHICAGO (July 28, 2014) – Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce that individual tickets for the pre-Broadway world premiere engagement of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and…

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Theater News: Tony Nominee Neil LaBute Joins La MaMa's 53rd Season Lineup

The environmentally minded season will also feature three international adaptations of Shakespeare's The Tempest.

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#AreYouSatisfied? Gosh, I hope not. by Ken Davenport

A new USA show called Satisfaction teased the start of their season with a serial add campaign around the city that included slogans like, “Is there such a thing as happily ever after…

Linked From theproducersperspective.com at 11:38AM

Stages St. Louis "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying" by Richard Green

In an outstanding new production of Frank Loesser and Abe Burrow's famed musical comedy, we have a show that may, nevertheless, be remembered as the "Psychedelic H2$." And, of course, I pick…

Linked From TalkinBroadway at 11:37AM

"Funny Girl" at Stray Dog by Richard Green

Lindsey Jones is the latest to stake her claim, singing the role terrifically, and playing comedy and tragedy with honesty and simplicity.

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Alice - The Musical , The Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park by Paul Vale

The Savill Garden, Windsor Great Park: Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland provides a wealth of entertaining, unusual characters and situations to equal any Christmas pantomime, and the…

Linked From The Stage at 11:27AM

The Return of Ulysses , Iford Manor, Bradford-upon-Avon by : Finely Recreated Both Musically and Dramatically, Monteverdi's 1641 Opera Proves Ideal Repertory For The Ancient Cloister At Iford

Iford Manor, Bradford-upon-Avon: Baroque opera used to be regarded as a specialist taste, but it can be extremely immediate in its impact when done well. Sung in Christopher Cowell's En…

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It's Opening Night! Mother and Son - Comedy Theatre by James Terry

Mother and Son opened to an excited audience at the Comedy Theatre State:  NSW …

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Mother and Son - Feature Images by James Terry

Mother and Son opened in Melbourne at the Comedy Theatre. State:  NSW …

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Arts funding: Fizz under the surface by Simon Tait

Labour’s shadow culture minister, Helen Goodman, has taken to her brief with enthusiasm. While the responsibility to shadow the Department for Culture, Media and Sport is nominally led by …

Linked From The Stage at 11:16AM

Production News: Natalie Casey to star in Albion at the Bush Theatre by Georgia Snow

Natalie Casey is to star in the world premiere of Chris Thompson’s Albion at the Bush Theatre later this year. Casey, whose recent credits include the national tour of 9 to 5 and Abigail…

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Broadway's THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Begins Rehearsals Today by BroadwayWorld

Rehearsals begin today, Monday, July 28 for the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME. The acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:12AM

Lucie Arnaz Completes High-Flying PIPPIN National Tour Cast as 'Berthe' by BroadwayWorld

The producers of the Tony Award-winning hit Broadway musical Pippin have announced full casting and rehearsals begin today for the U.S. national tour which launches on September 6, 2014 at T…

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What's Playing on Broadway: July 28- August 3, 2014 by BroadwayWorld

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of July 28- August 3, 2014.

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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Announces New Contest 'The Art of the Mask' by BroadwayWorld

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group announced today an extensive multi-tiered art contest in connection with the longest-running show in Broadway history, Andrew Lloyd W…

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BWW TV: Meet the Cast of Broadway-Bound THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME by BroadwayWorld TV

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME will begin performances on Wednesday, September 10 and officially open on Sunday, October 5 at the Barrymore Theatre on Broadway 243 West 47…

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MTI Acquires Licensing Rights to A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER by BroadwayWorld

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International MTI has secured licensing rights to Broadway's newest Tony Award-winning BEST MUSICAL, A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER. GENTLEMAN'S GU…

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VIOLET with Sutton Foster Enters Final Two Weeks of Performances on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Violet, starring two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Alexander Gemignani and Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry will conclude its…

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Sondheim's 'A Little Night Music' gets a zesty production by Mu Performing Arts

REVIEW: Effervescent zest marks Mu Performing Arts’ take on Stephen Sondheim’s “A Little Night Music.”

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Top Off-Broadway Shows to Watch in NYC This Season: Part One by Jane Seo

iLUMINATE: You may have seen them on television, but you can now see them live in person. iLuminate, a dance troupe that scored big on ABC's "America's Got Talent," will electrify the audien…

Linked From Huffington Post at 11:11AM

Review:  The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) at curtainup.com/Berkshires by Chesley Plemmons

Yes, all the comedies, tragedies and histories make an appearance, albeit brief to the point of a nano second.

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Review:Holy Warriors at curtainup.com-London by Lizzie Loveridge

David Eldridge has written an epic play for the Globe's outdoor space on the history of the Crusades and the impact on the area forming the battles of the twentieth and twenty first century.…

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Review: Shakespeare in Love at curtainup.com-London by Lizzie Loveridge

This screen-to-stage adaptation is a visual treat with no skimping of set or costume or cast.

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Shakespearean Flip-Book Lets Fans Create Custom Insults

One unusual celebration of Shakespeare lets fans mix and match their favorite Shakespearean insults.

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Can You Smell That Smell? It’s Theatrical Scent Design by Dillon Slagle

A little corner of abstract freedom in the corner of the theatre.

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Review: Cirque Du Cabaret, London Wonderground by Lisa Carroll

With no two shows the same, Cirque du Cabaret, playing until 8 August at the London Wonderground, makes for a great night out for people of all tastes and interests. Performed in the round …

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Feature: Mark Ravenhill and Secret Theatre by Dan Hutton

“They can be quite unnerving,” Mark Ravenhill says of the Secret Theatre company, suggesting that their 12 months of working together has given way to a kind of openness he hasn’t com…

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Italian tenor Bergonzi dies at age 90

MILAN (AP) -- Italian tenor Carlo Bergonzi, considered one of the most authoritative interpreters of Verdi's operas, has died at the age of 90....

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Ariadne in Naxos **** by Barry

Glimmerglass Festival                                        By: David ShewardSetting Richard Strauss' delightful dual-personality opera Ariadne in Nax…

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Andy Jones & More Will Join Paige Faure in the National Tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella by Broadway.com

Ready to sweep Cinderella off her feet, Andy Jones will play the role of Prince Topher in the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. As previously announced, Paige Faur…

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Girls Night Out! Andrew Rannells & Allison Williams Run Wild at Bullets Over Broadway by Lindsay Champion

Andrew Rannells is one busy guy—in addition to playing Hannah’s pal Elijah on HBO’s Girls, he’s also gearing up to star in Hedwig and the Angry Inch while filming the…

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Glory! Emmy Winner Lucie Arnaz Will Play Feisty Grandma Berthe in the National Tour of Pippin by Ryan Gilbert

Oh, it's time to start livin'! Lucie Arnaz has been cast as Pippin’s trapeze-flying grandmother Berthe in the first national tour of Diane Paulus' Tony-winning revival of R…

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Theatre News: Benedict Cumberbatch Hamlet to have 100 £10 tickets per performance

Ticket prices for the hotly anticipated production have been released, with more information about the £10 tickets to be announced in 2015

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Theatre News: Natalie Casey stars in Albion at the Bush

The WhatsOnStage Award-winner will lead the cast of Chris Thompson's play

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Pardon Me, Ira Glass: Shakespeare Doesn’t Suck (IMHO) by Howard Sherman

One of the many achievements of Ira Glass’s This American Life is that it is a longform approach to storytelling, whether personal or reportorial. By not dumbing down, by not sound-biting,…

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Who Was the Inspiration for Tennessee Williams' Tragic Southern Belle Blanche DuBois? by Carey Purcell

Blanche Marvin, a producer, playwright, actress and critic, claims she was the inspiration for the character of Blanche DuBois in Tennessee Williams' play A Streetcar Named Desire, the T…

Linked From Playbill at 11:05AM

Lucie Arnaz Will Swing from Pippin's Trapeze on Tour by Michael Gioia

Lucie Arnaz, the daughter of late actors Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, will play Berthe in the U.S. national tour of the Tony Award-winning revival of Pippin, producers announced July 28…

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Tony-Winning Actress Cast in NBC Series and Jon Robin Baitz Miniseries by Michael Gioia

Mary-Louise Parker, a Tony Award winner for her performance in Proof, has been cast in two projects for NBC: the miniseries "The Slap" and the series "The Blacklist," acc…

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Lorna Luft Will Return to the U.K. in Puttin' On the Ritz by Adam Hetrick

Emmy Award-winning performer Lorna Luft will headline a U.K. tour of the song and dance revue Puttin' On the Ritz, which will launch in late August.

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Victor Garber Loves ‘Lady With The Torch’ Patti LuPone by Sandi Durell

  Last week, Emmy Award nominee Victor Garber stopped backstage to visit Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone after catching her “The Lady with The Torch” show Two-time Tony Awar…

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Metropolitan Room Will ‘Remember Elaine Stritch’ August 7th by Sandi Durell

    Remembering Elaine Stritch will be held Thurs. Aug. 7 at 7 PM at NYC’s Metropolitan Room, hosted by Bernie Furshpan.   Performers to include: Pia Zadora, Natalie Douglas…

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Nobody's Baby, Paul Hamlyn Hall, review: 'superb' by Laura Thompson

What Arthur Pita's Nobody's Baby occasionally lacks in coherence it makes up for in passion and grip, says Laura Thompson

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Rehearsals begin today for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

REHEARSALS BEGIN TODAY FOR THE NATIONAL THEATRE PRODUCTION OF THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME A NEW PLAY BY SIMON STEPHENS ADAPTED FROM THE NOVEL BY MARK HADDON DIRECTED BY…

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BEHIND THE MASK by Matt Windman

Norm Lewis, for all his talent, doesn t fit in the role of the Phantom.

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Kevin James, David Gray coming to Cultural District in October

Comedian and actor Kevin James ("King of Queens," "Paul Blart: Mall Cop") will bring his 2014 Stand Up Tour to Heinz Hall on Oct. 25. 

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Here’s a Chance to Earn Free Broadway Tickets For Your TIme

Find out how you can enter to win a free pair of Broadway tickets just by filling out our BroadwayBox survey.

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VIDEO: First Look at FROZEN's 'Elsa' in New 'Once Upon a Time' Trailer by TV News Desk

At the 2014 Comic-Con over the weekend, creators Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz debuted a Season 4 promo that included a glimpse of Elsa rising from a magical blue glow and displaying the m…

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Andy Jones, Kecia Lewis, Blake Hammond & More Join Paige Faure in CINDERELLA Tour by BroadwayWorld

Producers of the Tony Award winning musical Rodgers Hammerstein's CINDERELLA,Robyn Goodman, Jill Furman and Stephen Kocis, have announced additional casting for the First National Tour laun…

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Chita Rivera Set to Return to Birdland for Seven Shows This Fall! by BroadwayWorld

The incomparable CHITA RIVERA returns to Birdland 315 West 44 Street for seven shows only, Tuesday, October 7 through Saturday, October 11. Tickets are on sale now.

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BEAUTIFUL's Jessie Mueller and Jarrod Spector Set to Perform at Victoria Theater in March by BroadwayWorld

2014 Tony Award Winner-Best Actress in a Musical, Jessie Mueller and Jarrod Spector, 2014 Tony Nominee for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, come together for a brand new concert for a limit…

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STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes of THE VISIT Rehearsals with Chita Rivera, John Kander & More! by Stage Tube

Williamstown Theatre Festival will soon present The Visit, which runs on the Main Stage from July 31 through August 17. In her Festival debut, Broadway legend Chita Rivera embodies Claire Za…

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Review: A Bright Room Called Day, Southwark Playhouse by Laura Peatman

Say the name Tony Krushner, and most will think of his award-winning epic, Angels in America. Yet this earlier and lesser-known work demonstrates Krushner’s politically urgent writing appl…

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Gerard Alessandrini’s Forbidden Broadway Will Transfer to London's West End by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Following an acclaimed run at London’s Menier Chocolate Factory, Gerard Alessandrini’s Forbidden Broadway will transfer to the West End. The show will play a limited engagement a…

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Tony Winner Jessie Mueller and Her Beautiful Co-Star Will Team up for Concert Dates by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Jessie Mueller and Tony nominee Jarrod Spector, who play, respectively, Carole King and Barry Mann in Broadway's Beautiful, are joining forces for a series of concert dates.

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Cinderella Finds Her Prince; Additional Tour Casting Announced by Andrew Gans

Additional casting has been announced for the national tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella, which will launch Oct. 10 in Providence, RI, at the Providence Performing Arts Cent…

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Chita Rivera Will Return to Birdland by Andrew Gans

Two-time Tony winner Chita Rivera will return to Birdland for seven shows this fall.

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Newsies Star Welcomes New Baby Girl by Andrew Gans

LaVon Fisher-Wilson, most recently seen on Broadway as Medda Larkin in Newsies, and husband Darrell C. Wilson Sr. welcomed the arrival of their first daughter, DaVonna Bessiella Wilson, July…

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HBO's "Game of Thrones" Will Welcome Tony and Olivier Winner in Upcoming Season by Andrew Gans

Tony and Olivier winner Jonathan Pryce will be part of the upcoming fifth season of the hit HBO series "Game of Thrones."

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Music Theatre International Nabs A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder Rights by Adam Hetrick

Music Theatre International has announced that it has acquired live performance rights for the Tony Award-winning musical A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder.

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Suzan-Lori Parks livestreams Watch Me Work—Wed, July 30 by HowlRound

By HowlRound TV. You’re invited to join Suzan-Lori Parks from the lobby of The Public Theater in New York City for "Watch Me Work" which is livestreaming for the global, commons-based peer…

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Acting As If There’s Hope: Collaboraction and Park District Invite Chicagoans to a Different Kind of Crime Scene by Raymond Rehayem

By Raymond Rehayem “We’re telling the real story… we see this stuff. We’re telling the grown-ups what’s really happening, the adults don’t really know. That’s b…

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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GRACE NOTES: Monday, July 28, 2014 by Susan Grace

  Today’s Highlights: * A Streetcar Named Desire, by Tennessee Willams, directed by Benedict Andrews, featuring Gillian Anderson, Ben Foster and Vanessa Kirby, opens at London…

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VIDEO: First Look - Daniel Radcliffe in Trailer for Supernatural Thriller HORNS by Movies News Desk

Daniel Radcliffe will star in the supernatural thriller HORNS from Red Granite Pictures. The film, co-starring James Remor, David Morse, Max Minghella and Joe Anderson, will hit theaters on …

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WAKE UP with BWW 7/28/14 - PHOENIX Rises, GHETTO KLOWN in the Park, Hall, Pinkham & Seibert in Concert and More! by Jessica Showers

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it Today's big news PHOENIX, starring Julia Stiles and Jam…

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Review: Gulf, Camden People’s Theatre by Laura Peatman

Gulf marks the début performance of new company Pivot Theatre, whose mission is to create theatre that is “urgent and thrilling”, that “subverts expectations and shifts perspectives…

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Review: A Bright Room Called Day (Southwark Playhouse)

The production of Tony Kushner's play doesn't provoke the questions that it might

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Features: An introduction to the cast of NYT's Selfie

We meet the cast of Selfie one of three plays running in rep as part of the National Youth Theatre season at the Ambassadors

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My Edinburgh festival nightmare: comedians on their fringe hell by Guardian Staff

So you're taking a show to the Edinburgh fringe. What's the worst that could happen? Vomiting, fainting, break-ups and malfunctioning smoke machines Felicity Ward, Josie Long and WitTank st…

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Nobody's Baby review Arthur Pita's evocative dance fantasy by Judith Mackrell

Royal Opera House, LondonDepression-era dance marathons provide the backdrop for this gruellingly long, and brilliantly inventive, piece Continue reading...

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Fuse CD Review: Shabazz Palaces’ “Lese Majesty” — Out-of-This-World Hip-Hop by Austen R. Walsh

Some listeners are undoubtedly going to dismiss Lese Majesty as a collection of vignettes or motifs, formless for all intents and purposes. That would be a shame.

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Employing Celebrities by Michael Kaiser

Summer is a good time to think through all the celebrities your board, staff and artists know or have worked with and think about ways to use one or two in the upcoming season.

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HEDWIG's Lena Hall and More to Rock 42West Tonight in BROADWAY THE HARDWAY by BroadwayWorld

42West will host BROADWAY THE HARDWAY tonight, July 28, featuring HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH's Lena Hall and more.

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Woolly Mammoth Reunites Original Cast and Creative Team for STUPID F##KING BIRD, Beginning Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company is bringing back the bird and reuniting the entire cast and creative team of Aaron Posner's Stupid Fucking Bird after its runaway success in the summer of 2013…

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Lindsay Mendez and Marco Pagula Perform Tonight at Birdland by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, Monday, July 28 at 7 PM, Lindsay Mendez and Marco Paguia will perform at BIrdland.

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ROCKY's Margo Seibert Brings BUSY BEING FREE to 54 Below Tonight by BroadwayWorld

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Margo Seibert in 'Busy Being Free' tonight, July 28, 2014.

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PHOENIX, Starring Julia Stiles and James Wirt, Begins Performances Off-Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Scott Organ's dark romantic comedy Phoenix, directed by Jennifer DeLia and starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award nominee Julia Stiles and James Wirt, begins performances tonight, July 28, and…

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Bryce Pinkham and More Join BROADWAY SINGS ITS HEART OUT Tonight at Joe's Pub by BroadwayWorld

The Tony-nominated co-star of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, Bryce Pinkham, will co-host Broadway Sings Its Heart Out tonight with Jake Lacy, known for his portrayal of Pete Miller …

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Patrick Page, Richard Easton & Roberta Maxwell Set for GTG's SUPER SHAW Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW, under the leadership of Founding Artistic Director David Staller, presents its 95th production, an evening of Super Shaw, tonight, July 28 at 7pm, at…

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John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN Plays Tonight as Part of SummerStage by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, July 28 at 8 PM, John Leguizamo's Ghetto Klown, directed by Fisher Stevens in association with Westbeth Entertainment, will take the stage at Central Park and runs thorugh August 2,…

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Mainstream Musicians Are Theater People, Too by Danielle Feder

Last week, Sara Bareilles did two sold-out concerts at Madison Square Garden. I was in attendance, as were countless others from the NMT community (based on the precise accuracy of Twitter …

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Blogs: Catherine Love: Play it again

Is there value in going back for seconds when it comes to theatre?

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Inconceivable! Director Rob Reiner still planning Princess Bride musical by Sian Cain

Original film's director Rob Reiner reveals new plans to turn the cult classic into a Broadway musical, after Disney's adaptation goes quiet Continue reading...

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Memories of August 1914 review Royal de Luxe's Merseyside spectacular by Alfred Hickling

LiverpoolCrowds fill the city's streets to marvel at puppetry of colossal proportions, in an emotional tribute to lives lost in the first world war Continue reading...

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Review: Hellish Half-Light: Shorter Plays of Samuel Beckett/Mary-Arrchie by Raymond Rehayem

RECOMMENDED Samuel Beckett was a genius, one of the great talents of the 20th Century like Ernie Kovacs or Thelonious Monk. So when a theater company does a fine job staging some Beckett, wh…

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Wiesenthal Written & Portrayed by Tom Dugan (video preview) by Sandi Durell

    By: Sandi Durell   An Irish Catholic, Tom Dugan, has written and stars in this one-man portrayal as Simon Wiesenthal who escaped  death at the hands of the... The post Wiesen…

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BWW Single Review: Saycon Sengbloh's 'Everything' Keeps Your Summer Hot by David Clarke

Broadway veteran Saycon Sengbloh isn't letting the early closing of HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME get her down. Ever since she caught the attention of theatergoers in AIDA and WICKED, her fans have f…

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BWW's On This Day - July 28, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Talkin’ In The Green Room With…. Michael Leeds by Bill Hirschman

Michael Leeds is a director, teacher, actor, dancer and songwriter, but this interview shows he is a raconteur with a storehouse of stories ranging from the woman who did an I Love Lucy bit …

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Win a double pass to see Mozart and Indiana Jones combine in OA’s The Magic Flute by AussieTheatre

AussieTheatre is excited to have two double passes to give away to Opera Australia’s Indiana Jones-inspired production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute at Riverside Theatres on Augu…

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Backstage at the Mariinsky Theatre by Telegraph Staff

Sarah Crompton goes behind the scenes at the home of the most famous ballet company in the world

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News: London premiere of Rabbit Hole with Joanne Froggatt postponed by Matthew Hemley

The London premiere of David Lindsay-Abaire’s Rabbit Hole starring Joanne Froggatt has been postponed, with its producers blaming scheduling issues. Rabbit Hole had been due to open on Sep…

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Production News: Menier’s Forbidden Broadway transfers to the West End by Matthew Hemley

Forbidden Broadway, currently running at the Menier Chocolate Factory, is to transfer to the West End. The show will move to the Vaudeville Theatre on September 9, and run until November 22,…

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Broadway Producer, Karen Walter, Goodwin Dies at 66 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway producer, Karen Walter Goodwin, has died from complications of color cancer surgery on June 30. She was 66 years old.

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Gillian Anderson in A Streetcar Named Desire in pictures by Guardian Staff

It is one of 2014's hottest tickets. Before A Streetcar Named Desire opens at the Young Vic tonight, take a look at Gillian Anderson's Blanche Dubois. Photographs by Tristram Kenton Continue…

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Features: Theatre highlights of the Week: Gillian Anderson in Streetcar and Cynthia Erivo in Dessa Rose

Stars of stage and screen in several big openings this week

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Are Michelangelo's Drawings Anti-Semitic?

Dozens of Jews are depicted on Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel ceiling. They look far less heroic than the sibyls and angels. But does that make the paintings anti-Semitic? Click here for th…

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Memories of August 1914 , City Centre, Liverpool by Roger Foss

City Centre, Liverpool: A grandmother giant who walks with a stick as high as an elephant's eye and carries a head full of First World War memories; her 18-ft Little Girl companion who …

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What the Ladybird Heard , Cadogan Hall, London by Susan Elkin

Cadogan Hall, London: There's plenty to commend in this four-hander adaptation of Julia Donaldson's popular children's book. The cheerful farmyard set is effectively a three-d…

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The Comedy of Errors , Theatre by the Lake, Keswick by Alan Cleaver

Theatre by the Lake, Keswick: Keswick Theatre set designer Martin Johns gives the cast a headstart in this colourful, mirthful production of Comedy of Errors, with a stunning set that wins t…

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A Bright Room Called Day , Southwark Playhouse, London by Natasha Tripney

Southwark Playhouse, London: Set in Germany in the early 1930s, Tony Kushner's play depicts the fall of the Weimar Republic and the rise of Hitler through the filter of Reagan's Am…

Linked From The Stage at 05:26AM

Never grow up: Noggin the Nog creator Peter Firmin on the Viking boy wonder by Julia Raeside

As the stage version of The Sagas of Noggin the Nog heads to Edinburgh, artist Peter Firmin shares the unlikely inspiration for the lovable Norse prince and explains why new generations stil…

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Theatre News: Forbidden Broadway transfers to West End in September

Three of the Menier Chocolate Factory production cast will stay with the show, to be joined at the Vaudeville Theatre by YouTube star Christina Bianco

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Education & Training: Costa del Dorset – good place to start training by Susan Elkin

Going to Dorset is always a pleasure. And not just because I spent all my childhood holidays there so I can get (very) nostalgic about Dorset. In recent years it has also been interesting to…

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Two Time Management Tricks that Will Revolutionize the Way You Complete Your Goals by Admin

Posted in Personal DevelopmentTime ManagementI need to learn to wake board. I should start a side business. I’ve been working on this brick fireplace for three years and can’t finish. I …

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Theatre News: Lorna Luft tours in Puttin on the Ritz

Lorna Luft guest stars in this celebration Hollywood's Golden Age.

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Interviews: ATC's Ramin Gray: 'The spirit of invention at Edinburgh is as alive as ever'

The acclaimed director discusses his latest show Blind Hamlet and why Edinburgh is still the "pre-eminent" festival to premiere new work

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Glen Matlock interview: 'Being an ex-Sex Pistol is a double-edged sword' by Laura Barnett

The former punk rocker on what he's planning for his one-man show at the Edinburgh fringe Continue reading...

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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San Diego Theater Review: PAGEANT (Cygnet Theatre) by Milo Shapiro

DRAG YOURSELF DOWN TO PAGEANT Exiting Cygnet’s revival of Pageant, my writing pad, normally filled with pages of barely decipherable notes, had nothing upon it but the title.  This su…

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Piper Perabo is married!

It was a Covert Affair to remember!        

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Competition: Win Tickets to The Play That Goes Wrong at The Duchess Theatre by Lucia Genziani

Win a pair of tickets for The Play That Goes Wrong! The Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society are putting on a 1920s murder mystery, but as the title suggests, everything that can go wrong… do…

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Competition: Win Tickets to Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby in Manchester, Birmingham or Cambridge by Lucia Genziani

Win a pair of tickets to The Royal Court Theatre’s Not I, Footfalls, Rockaby in Manchester, Birmingham or Cambridge! Following critically acclaimed sold-out performances at Royal Court The…

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Plan your week's theatre: top tickets by Lyn Gardner

Thérèse Raquin commits crimes of passion in Bath and London, while the fringe gets underway in Edinburgh and Camden Continue reading...

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Monday, July 28, 2014 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Interviews: Chita Rivera on The Visit That's Lasted 13 Years

Kander & Ebb's leading lady reflects on the changing tides of Broadway and hopes the third time's the charm for the songwriting team's overlooked musical.

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‘Sincerely, Me!’ at ArtCentric by Amanda Gunther

This is all the music that your grandma ever prayed to. This is all the music that your mama ever cooked to. This is all the music that your aunt ever sang karaoke to. And this is all the mu…

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Lena Hall, Billy Magnussen, Constantine Maroulis and More Explore Broadway The Hardway Tonight by Andrew Gans

42West and Jacob Langfelder present Broadway The Hardway July 28 at 8 PM at 42West.

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Charles Busch, Richard Easton, Roberta Maxwell and Patrick Page Are Part of July 28 Super Shaw by Andrew Gans

Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw, which is under the leadership of founding artistic director David Staller, continues July 28 at 7 PM with an evening of Super Shaw at Symphony Sp…

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Trophy Wife Breaks Through in Mala Hierba, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

Tanya Saracho's Mala Hierba, part of Second Stage Theatre's 2014 Uptown Series, officially opens July 28 following previews that began July 14 at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre.

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Jazz Duo Lindsay Mendez and Marco Paguia Cover Sara Bareilles, The Cardigans and More Tonight at Birdland by Michael Gioia

Lindsay Mendez, who starred as Elphaba in Broadway's Wicked, and music director and jazz pianist Marco Paguia play NYC's Birdland July 28. The jazz duo covers Sara Bareilles, The Car…

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Julia Stiles and James Wirt Explore Aftermath of a One-Night Stand in Phoenix, Beginning July 28 by Carey Purcell

Phoenix, Scott Organ's dark comedy about a one-night stand that stars Julia Stiles and James Wirt, begins performances July 28 at Off-Broadway's Cherry Lane Theatre.

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Bryce Pinkham, Adriane Lenox, Laura Osnes, Lisa O’Hare and Lauren Worsham Sing Their Heart Out Tonight by Andrew Gans

Tony nominee Bryce Pinkham, who co-stars in the Tony-winning A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, and Jake Lacy ("The Office") co-host Broadway Sings Its Heart Out Ju…

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Lindsey Ferrentino on Survival Instinct and Bringing Virtual Reality to the Stage in Ugly Lies the Bone by Ademola Bello

Lindsey Ferrentino chats with Playbill.com about her play Ugly Lies the Bone.

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Rocky's Margo Seibert Makes 54 Below Debut Tonight by Adam Hetrick

Margo Seibert, who made her Broadway debut as Adrian in the new musical Rocky earlier this season, plays 54 Below July 28 with her new solo concert Busy Being Free.

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Woolly Mammoth's Stupid F##king Bird, Reuniting Cast and Creatives from Original Run, Resurfaces Tonight by Michael Gioia

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company presents the return of Aaron Posner's Stupid F##king Bird, reuniting the entire cast and creative team of the summer 2013 production, beginning July 28.

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Impassioned New York City Students Find Home Away From Home at Rosie's Theater Kids by Michael Gioia

Rosie O'Donnell received the 2014 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award for her work with Rosie's Theater Kids, the Manhattan arts education organization dedicated to enriching the lives of …

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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 7/26-7/27/2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 27, 2014 - Sunday, July 27, 2014.

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Gary Barlow & Eliot Kennedy Discuss FINDING NEVERLAND Score by Pat Cerasaro

The hotly anticipated new stage adaptation of the recent PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in previews out of town and a preliminary sneak peek of the score for the show …

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Jonathan Demme Discusses Unique New Film Of Ibsen's A MASTER BUILDER by Pat Cerasaro

Academy Award-winning director Jonathan Demme discusses the unique way in which he set out to film Wallace Shawn's new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's acclaimed drama A MASTER BUILDER as part o…

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Julia Stiles & James Wirt Star in Scott Organ’s Phoenix, Now in Previews Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Scott Organ’s Phoenix, starring Julia Stiles and James Wirt, begins performances on July 28. Jennifer DeLia directs the one-act dark romantic comedy at the Cherry Lane Theatre. When…

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World Premiere of Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter Begins Performances Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Need Some Elbow Room? Head off-Broadway! The world premiere of Revolution in the Elbow of Ragnar Agnarsson Furniture Painter starts preview performances on July 28 at off-Broadway’s Mi…

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New York Premiere of Tanya Saracho’s Mala Hierba Opens Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Mala Hierba celebrates its off-Broadway opening on July 28. The New York premiere stars Marta Milans, Roberta Colindrez, Sandra Marquez and Ana Nogueira. Jerry Ruiz directs the production at…

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