Thursday, February 6, 2003 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett are honored by the Museum of Television & Radio in a glittering gala at the Waldorf Astoria.
From the Hollywood Arms to the Waldorf... wow, that Donna Lynne does get around...

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CDs: Twain Tuner by Ken Mandelbaum

Just as the new Encores! season is about to begin, word is that the 2004 Encores! season is likely to include the Gershwins' 1924 hit, Lady, Be Good!. The original production starred sibling…

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LIZ SMITH

"I THINK we are doing fine at the box office. Especially for a serious show, with all black people - one that is not a musical!"
So says Whoopi Goldberg, who opens tonight on Broadway with the great Charles Dutton in a revival of August Wilson's acclaimed "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom."

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Mobilizing a Theater of Protest. Again. by JULIE SALAMON

Hearing the drumbeat of a new war, artists are trying to recapture their place as catalysts for public debate and dissent.

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Kevin Spacey Puts Down New Roots at the Old Vic by WARREN HOGE

Kevin Spacey, the two-time Academy Award-winning actor, has been named the director of a new production company at the Old Vic Theater in London.

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Jerry Mayer, Actor in One-Man Shows, Is Dead

Jerry Mayer won an Obie award for one of his own long-running one-man shows. He acted off and on for more than 30 years.

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Peter Shaw, TV Producer and Agent, Dies at 84

Peter Shaw, a retired talent agent and studio executive, was a co-producer of the long-running television series "Murder, She Wrote" starring his wife, Angela Lansbury.

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Archerd: Bochco books big deal by Army Archerd

"My Man Godfrey" has been optioned for B'way -- as a musical -- by East of Doheny's Kelly Gonda, among the producers of "Flower Drum Song" in L.A. and "The Full Monty" in London.
Plus a preview of the "Mack and Mabel" concert.

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A REAL FEET

Forget body doubles - the stars of the film musical "Chicago" really did all their own singing and dancing.
Stop the presses! People in the movies have talent!

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Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Glad You Asked. by Dolores Gregory

In keeping with my New Year's resolution to emphasize the positive, I have this to say about Classika Theatre's latest production:
The seats are pretty comfortable.

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Some like the original much better BY PETER FILICHIA

At the end of "Some Like It Hot: The Musical," Tony Curtis says it best.
"Nobody's perfect."
Certainly not Curtis, who acts adequately but cannot sing, dance or project his voice into the cavernous Prudential Hall at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark.

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Justice system takes a beating BY HEDY WEISS

The most dramatic moment at the opening-night performance Tuesday of "The Exonerated"--the patchwork docudrama about wrongly accused Death Row inmates--occurred immediately after the 90-minute piece ended.
In an eerie conjunction of art and real life, two of the play's subjects walked onstage of the Shubert Theatre and hugged Brian Dennehy and Marlo Thomas--the actors who had just portrayed them.

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'Fifth of July' is drowned out by abrasiveness by Elysa Gardner

Wilson's play about anti-establishment types is less than enticing.

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Martin Landau: His Life's Mission by FRANK RIZZO

A Moving Play Brings The Movie And Tv Star Back To The Stage At Long Wharf

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Onstage, it's the story of his lives by Robert Dominguez

Luis Chaluisan knows he didn't have to give his autobiographical one-man show a controversial title like "Spic Chic" just to grab an audience's attention.

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A Working Composer BY DENNIE BROWN

Stephen Schwartz shows how it's done

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Star of Aida wants to see all America has to offer by Elizabeth Maupin

Even in a crowd, Paulette Ivory stands out.

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Face to Face: Michael Gladis

Gladis concedes feelings of intimidation now that he's appearing in Lanford Wilson's "Fifth of July," Off-Broadway at the Signature Theatre.

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"Last year I starred in the Broadway revival of the play A THOUSAND CLOWNS. On opening night, some guy yelled out, 'Hey, where are all the clowns?' I politely explained that there aren't any actual clowns in the play.
"Everyone walked out."
- Tom Selleck, in the "Selleck Secrets" skit, "Late Night with Conan O'Brien," 1/31/03

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Coliseum Books to reopen on 42nd Street

by Wendy Blake
Coliseum Books, a New York City institution that closed last year, will reopen this April on 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue. The store just signed a 20-year lease at 11 W. 42nd St. for a little more than 11,000 square feet of space.

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Emond & Lansbury Join Cast of B'way's Life x 3

Broadway.com has learned that Linda Emond and David Lansbury will join previously reported stars Helen Hunt and John Turturro in the Broadway production of Yasmina Reza's Life x 3. The play …

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