Saturday, April 19, 2014 at noon (Broadway Time)

Free Reading of New Musical DRAGULA Presented April 19 by Dailyme

The 'G' Spot, a cabaret where transvestites come for a night of carefree fun, is the home of the singing and dancing star Dragula, the stage persona of Peter, a sensitive young man whose onl…

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The Gospel According to...Matt Cox by Michael Block

Name: Matt Cox Hometown: Dallas, TXEducation: Stella Adler Studio of Acting, The Upright Citizens Brigade Training Center, and I have a BFA from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, TX…

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Catch This! McLean High School’s ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Interviews-Part 4: Choreographer Marielle Burt by Joel Markowitz

In Part 4 of ‘Catch This! McLean High School’s’ Catch Me If You Can Interviews, meet Choreographer Marielle Burt. Joel: Tell us about your design experience and why you wanted to wor…

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Review: Lyle Finds His Mother (Lifeline Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Lifeline Theatre has created a fun and joyous show that tells every child and adult that “family is family”, no matter the makeup or family history. Bring tissues if you’re prone to be…

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A fond farewell to Whistler in the Dark by Thomas Garvey

Photo: Chris McKenzieIt's rare that a closing night seems to open a hole in our theatre scene.But that's the case with Far Away from Whistler in the Dark, the fringe company led by Meg …

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News: Timekeepers to Return, Plus Double Down Your Donation At Broward Center by Bill Hirschman

If you missed Island City Stage’s Timekeepers last October, the company plans to team up with the West Boca Theatre Company to remount the show around the end of this calendar year and run…

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How "Aladdin" Worked Its Magic on Me by Broadway & Me

Standing ovations have become so much a part of the Broadway theater-going experience that the producer Ken Davenport recently conducted a survey to find out why people keep jumping up at th…

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Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Who won the tickets to Greed? by Ken Davenport

The Saturday announcements of the winner of the Sunday Giveaways are usually a joyous celebratory experience. This one is a little sad.  For two reasons. First, to enter this week’s g…

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Fuse Remembrance: Peter Matthiessen – The Last Frontiersman by Jackson Braider

The late writer Peter Matthiessen was one of the last great frontiersmen, one of the last great travelers taking voyages of discovery.

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Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Well-versed: Flea Theater tackles the Bible in fittingly epic, 6-hour ‘Mysteries’ | Columbia Daily Spectator by Katie McMahon

You probably didn’t think the Bible was the sexiest text on your Core reading list. Then again, you almost certainly never imagined a polyamorous relationship between the angel Gabriel, Je…

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LADY DAY at Emerson’s Bar & Grill – Breathtakingly sad and beautiful - Starring Audra McDonald by Oscar E Moore

As Billie Holiday, nearing the end of her young life, returning one last time to sing at Emerson’s Bar & Grill in Philly - Audra McDonald is quite sensational.  She has left Audra at …

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Time Out Theater Review: "The Library"

The curtain has risen on the Public Theater's presentation of "The Library."

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Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill - Audra McDonald is Billie Holiday spiraling down, out of control, dissolving right before our eyes. by Oscar E. Moore

There are only a handful of performances that if you miss, you will regret forever. Audra McDonald as Lady Day is one of them.

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‘Bullets Over Broadway’ – It’s Got Pizzazz by Sandi Durell

    by: Sandi Durell       A machine gun opens fire – - Bullets Over Broadway – - the title in lights spelled out on the curtain, the... The post ‘Bull…

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Review: Alice in Wonderland, The Cockpit Theatre by Camilla Gurtler

Last summer Iris Theatre conquered Covent Garden as their smash hit production of Alice in Wonderland enchanted and entertained audiences in the hidden grounds of St. Paul’s Church. Going …

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Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Paul Robeson, times two, speaks to L.A. by Mike Boehm

Two prominent theater productions are focusing on the actor-singer and political figure. The actors playing him, Keith David and Daniel Beaty, meet over a meal to talk about a man they've lo…

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Sounds cancels Les Mis Performance | News - Home by Jay Hildebrandt

"We had originally thought we could take some of the offensive, vulgar and blasphemous language out and maintain the integrity of the play,” Meservey said. “It turns out the licensing ag…

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Fiasco Theater’s ‘The Two Gentlemen of Verona’ and ‘Cymbeline’ at Folger Theatre-Part 3: Fiasco Theater’s Co-Artistic Director Noah Brody by Joel Markowitz

In Part 3 of Fiasco Theater’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona and Cymbeline at Folger Theatre: meet Fiasco Theater Company’s Co-Artistic Director and Co-Founder Noah Brody. Joel: When …

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US playwrights: are they trouncing the Brits? by Dominic Cavendish

Why British heatres are awash with new American plays

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For Chris O'Dowd, 'Of Mice And Men' Is More Than An American Story

"All of us have chased the American dream so there's something very universal about it," the Irish actor says. O'Dowd and James Franco star in a new Broadway production of Steinbeck's novell…

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Review: Rage (Manchester)

Helen Jones admires and enjoys this timely exploration of the effect of a High School shooting.

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Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Review: Rodin, The Coliseum by Amelia Forsbrook

There’s something so antithetical about dance and sculpture. One is an exercise in the static, an artform that strives to communicate as much as possible through a singular snapshot; the o…

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Review: Cool Rider, Duchess Theatre by Senne Vercouteren

Sequels in the musical theatre industry are rare, unlike of course in film: after Grease there was indeed Grease 2, a less famous, less successful and less memorable production than its p…

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Privacy by John Morrison

James Graham is an excellent writer who showed his gift for creating drama from unpromising material with This House, which revisited the 1970s House of Commons. His new play at the Donmar e…

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Judyisms: ‘How I Dealt With Burnout’ by Judy Stadt

For someone with a really, really good life, nice home, talent that reveals itself in many areas, a radio show that I adore doing and people (I hear) adore listening to, healthy family and …

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On the Boards’ 2014-15 season: pop opera, interactive hip-hop, more

Experimental performance troupes from Belgium to Buenos Aires, as well as Seattle, New York and Detroit, will bring their cutting-edge work to On the Boards during the 2014-15 season.

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‘Bethany’ at ACT: A mom whose life has crashed — hard

A review of Laura Marks’ “Bethany,” at ACT Theatre, about a struggling mom who needs one big break to get her daughter, and her life, back. Through May 4, 2014.

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TV loves a tragic standup - but who's next? by Brian Logan

We've had Kenneth Williams, Kenny Everett, Frankie Howerd and Steptoe and Son now Tommy Cooper is getting the tears-of-a-clown dramatic treatmentDoes it sometimes seem to you that televisio…

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Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Steven Berkoff on the magic and music of A Midsummer Night's Dream by Steven Berkoff

As the 450th anniversary of Shakespeare's birth approaches, Steven Berkoff celebrates the spellbinding language of Puck, Oberon and TitaniaIt's impossible to have a favourite Shakespeare, si…

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Along with Colbert, the Chicago school of comedy on rise by Chris Jones

For some in Chicago, the anointing of Stephen Colbert as the successor to David Letterman this month was a watershed, greatly-to-be-savored moment of total establishment dominance by the Chi…

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Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Interviews: Becky Stone: singer and dancer by Liz Arratoon

Having made her West End debut at 10, dancer/singer Becky Stone is a child of the stage. Her professional training started at Sylvia Young Theatre School at 11, when she appeared on the Chil…

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Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 3am (Broadway Time)

MICF: Eric, Sammy J & Randy, and Ben by Anne-Marie Peard

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival finishes tomorrow! Which means it’s your last chance to see all the shows you’ve been meaning to see all festival – and discover the…

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Behind the scenes with London Children's Ballet by Sally Williams

London Children's Ballet gives young dancers a chance to shine irrespective of background or body shape

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Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Boston Children's Theatre Premieres New Musical THE HOMEWORK MACHINE Today by Pat Cerasaro

Boston Children's Theatre is set to premiere a new musical by Tony Award-nominated composer Keith Hermann and Mark Cabaniss specifically targeted to young audiences titled THE HOMEWORK MACHI…

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Quentin Tarantino Hosts Staged Reading of THE HATEFUL EIGHT Today in LA by Movies News Desk

Academy Award-winning writer and director Quentin Tarantino will be hosting a live, staged reading of his new screenplay THE HATEFUL EIGHT today Los Angeles. The reading, originally schedule…

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Whoopi Goldberg Stars in Lifetime Original Movie A DAY LATE AND A DOLLAR SHORT, Airing Tonight by TV News Desk

Academy AwardR and Golden GlobeR winner Whoopi Goldberg Ghost, The Color Purple, The View and Golden Globe winner Ving Rhames Mission Impossible headline the Lifetime Original Movie A Day La…

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DVR ALERT: HBO Debuts Billy Crystal's 700 SUNDAYS Tonight by TV News Desk

Billy Crystal's '700 Sundays,' one of the most-acclaimed and highest-grossing plays in Broadway history, comes to HBO. Taped before a live audience Jan. 3 and 4 at the Imperial Theatre in Ne…

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Alan Cumming & More Set for One Night Only REEFER MADNESS Benefit Concert Tonight by BroadwayWorld

REEFER MADNESS, the cult classic with book and lyrics by Kevin Murphy and music by Dan Studney, will return to New York City 13 years after it's limited off-Broadway engagement

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Kelly Provart, Todrick Hall & More Set for La Mirada Theatre's CATS; Opens Tonight by BroadwayWorld

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS amp MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the fourth production in its 2013-1014 season of shows with one of the most popular musical events of all-tim…

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Saturday, April 19, 2014 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Fox Theatre announces its 2014-15 shows

Four musicals, including Tony-winning ‘Kinky Boots,’ make their St. Louis debuts.

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St. Louis Art Museum loses bidding on Chinese art

Museum had $1.2 million to spend at New York auction; 650-year-old porcelain dish sells for more than triple that amount.

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Saturday, April 19, 2014 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Interviews: Rocky Scenic Designer Chris Barreca on How He Makes the Mean Streets of Philly Come to Life on Stage

Take a walking tour of his massive set at the Winter Garden Theatre.

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Interviews: Justin Guarini Brings Wicked Talent to Fiyero

The American Idol alum discusses his journey to Broadway.

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Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays Premieres on HBO April 19 by Andrew Gans and Michael Gioia

Billy Crystal's Tony Award-winning play 700 Sundays, which ended its return Broadway engagement Jan. 5, makes its debut on HBO April 19 at 9 PM ET.

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Free Reading of New Musical Dragula Presented April 19 by Andrew Gans

Variations Theatre Group presents a free reading of the new musical Dragula April 19 at 8 PM at the Chain Theatre.

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THE WEEK AHEAD April 19-25: Hedwig and Violet Open and Life is a Cabaret, Old Chum by Blake Ross's weekly planner reminds you that nominations for the Drama Desk and Drama League Awards are announced… Billy Crystal and William Shatner have some stories to tell yo…

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Brett Ryback Premieres Songs I Wrote at 54 Below With Lesli Margherita, Melissa van der Schyff and More by Michael Gioia

Actor, composer and writer Brett Ryback premieres new songs at 54 Below in Songs I Wrote, featuring his work as a composer-lyricist, April 19. Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita and Melis…

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The Last Confession, Starring David Suchet and Richard O'Callaghan, Launches World Tour April 19 in Toronto by Andrew Gans

Roger Crane's mystery thriller The Last Confession, which is set in the Vatican, begins its world tour in Toronto April 19 at the Royal Alexandra Theatre.

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La Mirada's Cats, Featuring Todrick Hall as Rum Tum Tugger, Opens April 19 in CA by Michael Gioia

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the Tony Award-winning musical Cats, featuring Broadway actor and YouTube sensation Todrick Hall as Rum Tum Tu…

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Autobiographical Play My Mother Has 4 Noses Ends Off-Broadway Run April 19 by Carey Purcell

The New York premiere of My Mother Has 4 Noses, the autobiographical musical play about caring for an ailing parent, concludes its Off-Broadway run at The Duke April 19.

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One-Night-Only Reefer Madness Concert, Featuring Alan Cumming, Lesli Margherita and Constantine Maroulis, Presented April 19 by Carey Purcell

A one-night-only concert of the cult classic Reefer Madness, benefiting Baby Quest Foundation, is held at New World Stages April 19 at 11:59 PM. 

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Greed: A Musical for Our Times, Starring Tony Nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Closes Off-Broadway April 19 by Adam Hetrick and Andrew Gans

The new Michael Roberts musical Greed, which officially opened Off-Broadway April 3 at New World Stages, ends its run April 19.

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"A Day Late and a Dollar Short," Starring Whoopi Goldberg, Anika Noni Rose and Mekhi Phifer, Airs on Lifetime April 19 by Carey Purcell

Award-winning actress Whoopi Goldberg stars in the film "A Day Late and a Dollar Short," which airs on Lifetime April 19. 

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Star Quality: Broadway's Best Belting by Ben Rimalower correspondent Ben Rimalower offers a collection of the best belting performances by Broadway leading ladies.

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CELEBRITY BUZZ: Lady Day With Audra McDonald, Plus James Franco, Jessie Mueller, Steven Pasquale and More by Playbill Staff

Check out the latest Broadway celebrity interviews, features, news and multimedia from this week.

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STAGE VIEWS: Broadway and "Boychoir" Star Janine DiVita by Andrew Gans's series features actors commenting on their recent theatregoing experiences, what productions they're looking forward to and more.

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From Playwrights Horizons to Broadway: A History of the Musical Violet by Robert Simonson offers a look at the history of the musical Violet, which opens on Broadway April 20.

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creating a/broad, April 19, 2014 by The Charlebois Post

Private Previewsby Cameryn Moore@camerynmooreEarlier this week, my producer here in Peterborough, ON, told me that pretty much the only dedicated theatre reviewer in these parts—certainly …

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Follow The Cripple of Inishmaan’s Journey From Rural Ireland to Broadway, Starring Daniel Radcliffe by Gemma Wilson

On the surface, Irish playwright Martin McDonagh and British stage and screen star Daniel Radcliffe aren't the most likely pair. After all, McDonagh was the enfant terrible of the Britis…

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Lena Hall's Private Photo Stash! The Hedwig Star Shows Us Her Favorite Props, Pals & Uh, Package Backstage by Lindsay Champion

Lena Hall is venturing where few ladies have gone before: She’s playing disgruntled backup singer Yitzhak, a dude who wants more than anything to be a drag queen, in the gender-bending…

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