Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Time Out Theater Review: 'The Long Shrift'

Film star James Franco is at the helm of the new off-Broadway play "The Long Shrift."

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Tom Dugan is Simon Wiesenthal by Suzanna Bowling

Tom Dugan is Simon Wiesenthal: Tom Dugan, has written and stars in Wiesenthal, a one-man play about Simon Wiesenthal.

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“Beautiful Mount Airy Lodge” Is Back in Business in Jenny Mercein’s Solo Comedy by Kenneth Jones

Actress-playwright Jenny Mercein talks about her solo show "Beautiful Mount Airy Lodge," inspired by her own coming of age and the life and death of the iconic Pennsylvania resort.

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Photo: CABARET's Alan Cumming Gives Warm Willkommen to Former Emcee John Stamos by BroadwayWorld

Last Sunday, July 20th, the cast of Broadway's CABARET shared a warm Willkommen to John Stamos, who portrayed the show's iconic Emcee in the 2002 production.

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Denzel Washington to Receive Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award; EQUALIZER to Open San Sebastian Festival by Movies News Desk

During the opening gala the star of the film, Denzel Washington, will be presented with the Donostia Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Saul Williams on Closing of HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME: 'It Was Going to Be an Uphill Battle' by BroadwayWorld

In a new interview with Rolling Stone, HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME star Saul Williams spoke about the recent cancellation of the Tupac Shakur-inspired musical

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Photo Coverage: CINDERELLA's Paige Faure and Nancy Opel Vist Backstage with Peter LeDonne by Stephen Sorokoff

Paige Faure and Nancy Opel, new cast members of the Broadway show Cinderella, will visit Backstage with Peter Ledonne this Sunday on AM 970 The Answer. Long time theatrical Ad Man Peter LeD…

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Photo Coverage: It's Time to Start Livin! Backstage with PIPPIN's New 'Berthe'- Priscilla Lopez by Kevin Thomas Garcia

Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez, who appeared in the legendary original cast of A Chorus Line and was also a replacement for the role of 'Fastrada' in the original production of Pippin in …

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/23- Daniel Radcliffe by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday Daniel Radcliffe Radcliffe is best known for playing the title role in all eight of the blockbuster Harry Potter films. In 2008, he made his Broadway debut to much acclaim in …

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Zach Braff Is One of 40 Artists Set for July 24 Broadway in Bryant Park Concert; Lineup Announced by Andrew Gans

The lineup for the July 24 Broadway in Bryant Park concert, the third presentation in the 14th season of the annual lunchtime series, has been announced. Over 40 artists will be part of the …

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WAKE UP with BWW 7/23/14 - NEVERLAND, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, STREETCAR 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 It's a night for movie adaptations FIN…

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Theatre News: Dates announced for Bodyguard tour

The screen-to-stage show embarks on a two-year UK and Ireland tour from February

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Production News: David Bedella to star in Sweeney Todd at Twickenham Theatre by Matthew Hemley

David Bedella is to star as Sweeney in Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd at new venue Twickenham Theatre from September. Bedella, who won an Olivier award in 2004 for Jerry Springer the Oper…

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Clinton review this musical should be impeached by Alexis Soloski

Want to know a good rhyme for fellatio? Or saxophone? Or Arkansas? So do the writers of this puerile musical comedyBill Clinton did not inhale. But the 42nd American president might want to …

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The Two Gentlemen of Verona review delightful dip into the power of love by Michael Billington

Royal Shakespeare theatre, Stratford-upon-AvonDirector Simon Godwin eagerly explores the light and dark sides of romance in a striking RSC debutIt is astonishing to think it is 45 years sinc…

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Broadway-Bound FINDING NEVERLAND Begins Previews Tonight at A.R.T. by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere of the musical FINDING NEVERLAND, with music and lyrics by Gary Barlow and Elliot Kennedy, book by James Graham, directed by Diane Paulus with choreography by Mia Michaels…

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SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE Premieres Tonight in the West End by BroadwayWorld

Shakespeare in Love has its world premiere at the Noel Coward Theatre tonight, 23 July 2014, bringing together one of the largest companies ever assembled for a play in the West End. The 28-…

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Production News: Casting announced for UK premiere of The Dog, the Night and the Knife by Georgia Snow

Michael Edwards, Beth Park and Stephen Ventura will star in the UK premiere of Marius von Mayenburg’s The Dog, the Night and the Knife later this year. Directed by Oliver Dawe, the show wi…

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Review: Der Rosenkavalier (Royal Albert Hall)

Glyndebourne's five-star triumph is repeated at the BBC Proms

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Theatre News: Cast announced for Open Air To Kill a Mockingbird

The production premiered last year and returns next month prior to a UK tour

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Theatre News: David Bedella stars in Twickenham Theatre's Sweeney Todd

The production will open the 100-seat theatre in September

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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O'Neill Center's 2014 Cabaret & Performance Conference Kicks Off Today, Featuring Betty Buckley, The Skivvies & More by BroadwayWorld

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's ten-day 2014 Cabaret amp Performance Conference begins today, July 23, with nightly performances. The Grand Finale ends the O'Neill summer season on Satur…

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BWW's On This Day - July 23, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Tom Hiddleston's Shakespeare-Themed Jaguar Ad Banned In UK by Pat Cerasaro

Stage superstar and rising screen standout Tom Hiddleston leads a new short film promoting luxury car brand Jaguar titled THE ART OF VILLAINY, reciting Shakespeare while manning a sports car…

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Theatre News: Liam Tamne joins Phantom of the Opera cast from September

Also joining the long-running show will be West End debutants Alicia Beck and John Ellis

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Nellie McKay Is a Girl Named Bill by Suzanna Bowling

Nellie McKay Is a Girl Named Bill: Nellie McKay recently finished an extended run in the off-Broadway hit Old Hats (winner of the Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Alternative Theatrical …

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'Bullets Over Broadway' musical shot down by disappointing sales by Gordon Cox, Gordon Cox

"Bullets Over Broadway," the musical based on Woody Allen's 1994 comedy, will call it quits in August after a disappointing five-month run.

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Talking To Aniccha Arts About “In Habit: Living Patterns” by Andy Horwitz

Talking dance, tech and media with Aniccha Arts.

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Cubania, Royal Opera House, review: Carlos Acosta's roots celebrated with energy

Cubanía, an evening by ballet star Carlos Acosta, has fine dancers and thin choreography, covering the gaps with plenty of energy.

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Review: The Two Gentlemen of Verona (RSC)

Simon Godwin's entertaining production makes a claim for this early comedy to return to the RSC's repertoire

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Theatre News: Forbidden Broadway extends at Menier Chocolate Factory

The satirical show is now booking until 30 August

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Latitude review: Frisky and Mannish, Just Too Much by Dan Hutton

In the past, the shows of pop deconstructionists Frisky and Mannish have mixed styles and genres in order to demonstrate the basic history and rules of popular music, and have even considere…

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Latitude review: Light, Theatre Ad Infinitum by Dan Hutton

Theatre Ad Infinitum is a company which constantly reinvents itself; two years ago, Translunar Paradise told a heartbreaking story of two people in love using masks and music, whilst 2013&#…

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Latitude review: Void Story, Forced Entertainment by Dan Hutton

Five years on from its première, Void Story is still during the rounds and continues to delight audiences. It’s a strange but beautiful mix of live graphic novel, post-apocalyptic nov…

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Go! List sneak peek: Best work of public art

Our second annual edition of The Go! List is out July 27, in home-delivery copies of the Post-Dispatch and at select retailers.

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Woody Allen’s 'Magic in the Moonlight' Will Be Forgotten Soon

Do rotten people make great art? Maybe. But whatever you think of Woody Allen, his new film ‘Magic in the Moonlight’ offers little evidence to back up that theory, Ezra Glinter w…

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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News: Hippodrome campaigners to fight on after council setback by Nicola Merrifield

Campaigners wanting to see Brighton Hippodrome restored as a live venue have vowed to continue their fight, despite the local council’s decision to support plans to convert the disused ven…

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Romeo and Juliet , Oriental Club, London by Paul Vale

Oriental Club, London: The original Lord Chamberlain's Men founded in 1594 was one of the two leading acting company of the era, featuring performances in secondary roles by Shakespeare…

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The Two Gentlemen of Verona , Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon by Natasha Tripney

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon: The Two Gentlemen of Verona is a play of experiment - it's the work of a writer finding his voice and in it you can see familiar themes a…

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Review Round-Ups: Helen McCory masters Medea at the National

The show opened at the Olivier in the National Theatre to a warm reception

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Review Round-Ups: Amadeus consistently impresses critics

Rupert Everett stars as Salieri in Chichester Festival Theatre's newly re-opened main space

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Edinburgh Preview: Nando’s and Nandon’ts by Rachel St John

Of all the shows featuring at Edinburgh Fringe this year – one you must see is Nando’s and Nandon’ts, a minimalistic musical/comedy, three-man show with chicken and a ukulele…

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Latitude Review: Sixth Sense, Luke Jermay by Dan Hutton

Magic cards on the table: I 100% do not believe in psychics or fortune-tellers. Being a rationalist, I refuse to believe that the human mind has any ability whatsoever to reach out to anoth…

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Keeping Up With James Franco

No one multitasks quite like James Franco, who is making his directorial debut with 'The Long Shrift.' He also just released a book of poetry and his upcoming movies include 'Child of God.'

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'Dinner' Guests Reinvent Ibsen, With One New Face

Actors Andre Gregory and Wallace Shawn, known for their work in 'My Dinner with Andre,' reunite for a remake of Henrik Ibsen's 'The Master Builder.' Jonathan Demme directs.

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Don't Blame the Dancers

Whatever freshness Bolshoi Ballet choreographer Yuri Grigorovich once offered to 'Swan Lake' has grown stale, writes Robert Greskovic.

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Dancer Steps Up to 'Don Quixote'

Just before leaving Moscow, Kristina Kretova—a leading soloist—learned that she'd be dancing the female lead in the adaptation of the Cervantes's novel with the Bolshoi Ballet at Lincoln…

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It’s a Wonder Woman Thing by Sam Hurwitt

Basically, Wonder Woman flies off the handle and quits the team, just like that.

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Mister Producer: Towards a greater artistic accessibility? by Richard Jordan

“When was the last time you met a new play that was so smart it made your head spin? Not in years, huh? Well, get ready to reel, New York. Anne Washburn’s downright brilliant “Mr&#…

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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TV & radio reviews: Radio review: Lulu’s Musical Map of Glasgow; John Shuttleworth’s Lounge Music; Karaoke as Art? by Lisa Martland

A stream of programmes has been commissioned to mark the Commonwealth Games being held in Glasgow this year, so perhaps it was inevitable that one of the city’s most famous exports – Mar…

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TV & radio reviews: TV review: People Just Do Nothing; The Mimic by Harry Venning

Harry Venning welcomes the advent of a quality new comedy, and the return of another

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Get Me a Guy by Theasy.com

Get Me a Guy Off Off Broadway, UNDER St. Marks Reviewed by Adrienne Urbanski BOTTOM LINE: This play consists of comedic vignettes, all of which center on the challenges women face in dati…

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Siân Phillips: I miss Peter O'Toole by Tim Walker

Siân Phillips, who had an acrimonious split from the late Peter O'Toole, says she misses the actor now that he is gone

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Broadway: Bullets Over Broadway to Close on August 24 by Roger Friedman

“Bullets over Broadway” will close on Broadway on August 24th. The Woody Allen-Susan Stroman show is one several fatalities this season. This Categories: Featured Theater(Read…

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PHOTO CALL: Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez Stars in Broadway's Pippin by Joseph Marzullo

Priscilla Lopez, who earned a Tony for her performance in A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine and also created the role Diana Morales in the original Broadway production A Chorus …

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Oh, Krapp John Oh, Krapp John Hurt on Samuel Beckett's loner hero on Beckett's loner hero by John Hurt

Krapp's Last Tape is a kind of essay in aloneness so playing it 10 times a week was an intense experienceYears before I did Krapp's Last Tape I'd seen Patrick Magee and Jack MacGowran do it …

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Theatre News: Opening: John Godber's Bouncers at Liverpool's Royal Court, 25 July

John Godber's hit comedy returns to Royal Court following a successful production last year.

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Broadway's Kenita Miller and More Star in PROPAGANDA! THE MUSICAL at NYMF, Now thru 7/27 by BroadwayWorld

The 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival NYMF presents Propaganda The Musical a world premiere musical Book, Music, and Lyrics by Taylor Ferrera amp Matt Webster. Nathan Brewer directs a c…

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John Stamos Participates in Tumblr Q&A DASHBOARD CONFESSIONS Today by Movies News Desk

Fan-favorite actor, singer and musician John Stamos will open up in his first-ever Tumblr 'Dashboard Confessions' chat tonight, June 23 at 615pm EST in celebration of his new movie My Man Is…

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Jeremy Jordan Talks FINDING NEVERLAND Rehearsals by Pat Cerasaro

The highly anticipated stage adaptation of the hit PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in rehearsals and the show's star, Jeremy Jordan, opens up about the process of bring…

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Capathia Jenkins Performs 'And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going' From DREAMGIRLS by Pat Cerasaro

Broadway star and renowned vocalist Capathia Jenkins gives her all to the powerhouse performance showpiece 'And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going' from DREAMGIRLS in a live clip recently captur…

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New Mentorship Video Featuring JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Tour Cast by Pat Cerasaro

A new video featuring the cast of the new national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's celebrated Biblical musical JOSEPH amp THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT participating in a ment…

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Just because… by Colin Mitchell

This is what I love most about the Digital Age. That we can do things like this. The guy who starts this video, the guy on the guitar who starts this thing, I used to listen to him play on t…

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Sir Ian McKellen no longer feels northern, but the call of home is undeniable by Michael Henderson

Sir Ian McKellen no longer feels northern, but you can take the boy out of Bolton... says Michael Henderson

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Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Patricia Boggs – unsung hero recognised with special industry achievement award by Erin James

Patricia Boggs has been named as the inaugural recipient of LPA’s new Sue Nattrass award, established to recognise and honour positions in the arts which often do not enjoy a high publ…

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Broadway-Aimed Finding Neverland, Starring Jeremy Jordan and Laura Michelle Kelly, Takes Flight by Adam Hetrick

Jeremy Jordan and Laura Michelle Kelly head the cast of the American Repertory Theater world-premiere musical Finding Neverland, which begins performances July 23 under the direction of Tony…

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O'Neill Cabaret Conference, with Betty Buckley, Mimi Hines, The Skivvies and More, Launches Today by Adam Hetrick

Betty Buckley, Mimi Hines, The Skivvies and more are part of the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's 2014 Cabaret and Performance Conference, which begins July 23 in Waterford, CT.

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Box Office Opens Today for Broadway's The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Michael Gioia

The Barrymore Theatre box office opens July 23 for tickets to the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, the acclaimed new play by Simon Stephens t…

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THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Newsies Star Capathia Jenkins Shares Her Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

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

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Sneak Peek Of Jeremy Jordan Onstage In FINDING NEVERLAND by Pat Cerasaro

The hotly anticipated new stage adaptation of the recent PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in rehearsals, set for their first preview this week, and a preliminary sneak p…

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Toshihiko Sahashi Talks New SAILOR MOON Stage Musical, PETITE ETRANGER by Pat Cerasaro

Toshihiko Sahashi, the composer behind the brand new stage musical based on the super-successful long-running Japanese anime series SAILOR MOON set to premiere later this year in Tokyo, talk…

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The Young Vic's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, Starring Gillian Anderson and Ben Foster, Begins Tonight by BroadwayWorld

A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE opens at the Young Vic on Monday, July 28, with previews from tonight, July 23 and is booking to Friday, September 19, 2014. Gillian Anderson is Blanche DuBois, Ben …

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LIAISONS: RE-IMAGINING SONDHEIM FROM THE PIANO Now On Indiegogo by Pat Cerasaro

A new crowd-sourcing Indiegogo campaign has been established in support of the new piano-based Stephen Sondheim dedication project titled LIAISONS RE-IMAGINING SONDHEIM FROM THE PIANO.

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Capital Fringe 2014 Review: ‘The Fever’ by Diane Jackson Schnoor

(The Best of the Capital Fringe) The Fever, a tour de force solo performance featuring Patrick O’Brien from last year’s Fringe hit, Underneath the Lintel, is everything a Fringe show sho…

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