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Saturday, April 19, 2014

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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Friday, April 18, 2014

LA SOIREE Will End Run at Union Square Theatre on 5/11 by BroadwayWorld

LA SOIREE is leaving town The naughty international show at the Union Square Theatre will close on May 11 prior to an engagement in Buenos Aires, Argentina from May 15-25 as the principal a…

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Photo Flash: Inside THE WILD PARTY SWINGS at 54 Below with Jeremy Jordan, Ciara Renee, Andrew Lippa & More by BroadwayWorld

Andrew Lippa's iconic musical The Wild Party is back and bigger than ever. With the help of Charlie Rosen and his 17-piece jazz band, 54 Below featured the show's biggest hits like never bef…

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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: April 12 - April 18 by BroadwayWorld

Whether you've been living under a rock for the past week or you're just in the mood for a recap, BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures' is here to satisfy your end-of-the-week fix Take a l…

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Cast of Las Vegas' ROCK OF AGES to Perform on THE QUEEN LATIFAH SHOW, 4/21 by BroadwayWorld

Cast members from the Las Vegas company of the high-octane musical ROCK OF AGES will perform on 'The Queen Latifah Show' Monday, April 21. The show airs in the Las Vegas area at 2 p.m. on KT…

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Pasek & Paul's DOGFIGHT Now Available for Licensing Through MTI by BroadwayWorld

Dogfight, featuring music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and a book by Peter Duchan, is now available for licensing through Music Theatre International. For additional information…

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Christopher Sieber Joins Cast of MATILDA Tonight After Delays from Injury by BroadwayWorld

Christopher Sieber will officially make his debut as the tyrant Miss Trunchbull in Broadway's Matilda the Musical tonight, April 18. Sieber was previously scheduled to begin performances in …

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Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Celia Keenan-Bolger and More Attend Ars Nova's DIAMOND BALL Benefit by BroadwayWorld

On April 7, Ars Nova hosted their Diamond Ball, not just another fing benefit. The evening honored Elizabeth Meriwether, Ars Nova's inaugural Playwright-in-Residence and creator of Fox's New…

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Nathan Lane to Join Tyne Daly and Terrence McNally for MOTHERS AND SONS Talkback, 4/23 by BroadwayWorld

The new Broadway play Mothers and Sons from 4-time Tony Award winner Terrence McNally, now playing at the Golden Theatre 252 West 45th Street, will hold a special talkback on Wednesday, Apri…

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Variations Theatre Group to Stage DRAGULA THE MUSICAL Reading Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

Variations Theatre Group continues its commitment to develop new and exciting work with DRAGULA, a new musical by John Arthur Long and Theodore Kastrinos, which will be presented in a specia…

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HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Star Announces Engagement On Stage by BroadwayWorld

Friday night, April 11th, Kevin James Doyle surprised his co-star Margaret Copeland by announced her impending engagement before the sold-out audience at Off-Broadway's comedy smash, HOW TO …

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Placido Domingo and Renee Fleming Return to LA Opera in THAIS and STREETCAR, 5/17 by BroadwayWorld

Two of opera's greatest superstars-Placido Domingo and Renee Fleming-will return to LA Opera in May, each starring in a major LA Opera premiere.

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Steve Martin & Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR Musical to Play Old Globe Theatre in September by BroadwayWorld

The Old Globe today announced its 2014-2015 Season, beginning September 13 with the World Premiere of Bright Star, a new American musical with music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin, lyrics…

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Idina Menzel, Bryan Cranston, James Franco & More Set for BC/EFA's 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition, 4/21-22 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway veterans will share the stage with celebrated newcomers as Bryan Cranston, Fran Drescher, James Franco, Idina Menzel,Denzel Washington and more than 200 of Broadway and off-Broadway…

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Clint Eastwood's JERSEY BOYS Film Announces Release Dates For Nearly 50 Countries by BroadwayWorld

Just a day after the release of the highly anticipated first trailer, the JERSEY BOYS movie, directed by Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood has announced the release dates for the film in 49 co…

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SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 4/18/2014 by BroadwayWorld's SHOW BIZ Rush, Lottery amp Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 4182014.

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Ariana Grande Releases Cover Art For Collaboration with Iggy Azalea by BroadwayWorld

After rumors online, Broadway vet and pop sensation Ariana Grande confirmed via her Instagram her next single, 'Problem,' would be a collaboration with Iggy Azalea. The vocalist released the…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Nick Offerman & Megan Mullally in The New Group's ANNAPURNA by BroadwayWorld

The New Group presents the New York premiere of Annapurna by Sharr White, directed by Bart DeLorenzo and featuring Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman, in a limited Off-Broadway engagement thro…

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Thursday, April 17, 2014

James Barbour to Lead LES MISERABLES at La Mirada Theatre; Opens 5/31 by BroadwayWorld

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the fifth and final production in its 2013-1014 season of shows with the Los Angeles regional theatre premiere…

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Broadway Designer Mark Adam Rampmeyer Becomes Head of Goodspeed's Costume Collection by BroadwayWorld

Goodspeed Musicals has announced that designer Mark Adam Rampmeyer has joined the organization as the Costume Rental Manager. Mr. Rampmeyer's career has spanned more than 30 years in profes…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Lauren Molina, Steel Burkhardt and More in TUTS Underground's MURDER BALLAD by BroadwayWorld

TUTS Underground is set to steam up Zilkha Hall with the sultry story of love's dark side in MURDER BALLAD, running tonight, April 17-27, 2014. Check out a first look below

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Playwright Colm Toibin to Lead Next Year's PEN World Voices Festival by BroadwayWorld

PEN American Center announced today that acclaimed writer Colm Toibin will serve as Chairman of the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature, beginning with next year's Festival…

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International Centre for Women Playwrights Seeks Nominees for 50/50 Applause Award by BroadwayWorld

The International Centre for Women Playwrights ICWP announces the opportunity to nominate theatres for the prestigious third annual ICWP 5050 Applause Award. The award honors theatres and a…

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New York Times Critic Ben Brantley Responds to James Franco's Jab by BroadwayWorld

Directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men officially opened last night, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre, to mostly positive reviews…

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Judy Kaye, Christina Bianco, Levi Kreis and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, June 2014 by BroadwayWorld

San Francisco in June may be gloomy, but the lineup at Feinstein's at the Nikko will be HOT Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to announce the lineup for the month…

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ALL THE WAY, Bryan Cranston, THE FLICK, ONCE, Andre De Shields and More Among 2014 Elliot Norton Award Nominations by BroadwayWorld

The Boston Theater Critics Association BTCA has announced over 25 nominations of actors, directors, designers and ensembles to be presented at 32nd Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday May …

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New York City Ballet's Spring 2014 Gala to Feature Sufjan Stevens, CAROUSEL and Kristen Bell, 5/8; Spring Season Announced! by BroadwayWorld

New York City Ballet's 2014 Spring Season will open on Tuesday, April 29, with a one-week Festival of 21st Century Choreographers featuring 11 ballets by 10 different choreographers - Mauro …

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Photo Flash: Amanda Green's SPRING TRUNK SHOW at Birdland by BroadwayWorld

On Monday, April 14, the Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present Tony and Drama Desk Award nominated songwriter Amanda Green and her Broadway friends in 'Amanda Green's Spri…

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ROCKY's Margo Seibert and More Set for Reading of Matthew-Lee Erlbach's KEVIN LAMB at the Vineyard, 4/21 by BroadwayWorld

Vineyard Theatre will present a reading of Matthew-Lee Erlbach's KEVIN LAMB, directed by Michael Berresse and starring Adriane Lenox, Margo Seibert, Chris Sarandon, Peter Francis James, and …

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The Public Theater's HERE LIES LOVE Headed to the West End This Fall by BroadwayWorld

The Daily Mail writes that David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's HERE LIES LOVE will open at the National's revamped Dorfman Theatre this October, directed by Alex Timbers. The show is just about to…

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