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Theater notes By Terry Byrne

A marathon on stage

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Arts, Briefly
Compiled by LAWRENCE VAN GELDER

Cameron Mackintosh plans to bring Western musicals to China, the Public Theater revises its plans for Shakespeare in the Park and more culture news.

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NANCY MALONE: LONG ISLAND NATIVE WITH A SHOW BIZ PAST MAKES HER NEW YORK DIRECTORIAL DEBUT WITH O'ROWE PLAY
By ELLIS NASSOUR

Veteran stage actress and film and TV producer/director Nancy Malone is finally making her New York directorial debut with the revival of Mark O'Rowe's Howie, the Rookie at the Irish Arts Center. Even if you've paid close attention to what you've watched these past 30 years, Malone's name won't ring a bell. But, oh, what a career.

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The Siegel Column

Dianne Wiest almost saves Memory House. Plus: An Israeli author-actor knocks on wood, and B.J. Ward pays tribute to lyricist Marshall Barer.

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CDs: Another Twelfth Night Musical by Ken Mandelbaum

NEO (JAY)
ILLYRIA (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey)
BROADWAY'S FABULOUS PHANTOMS (Lucky Lai/Rhino Records/Warner Strategic Markets)

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Miss Julie

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BULLY ON B'WAY By MICHAEL RIEDEL

"Pillowman" producer Bill Haber is in a bitter Tony fight against "Doubt" and its producers, including Scott Rudin.

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Study: B'way road shows aren't drawing new auds

Research finds average age of a road audience member was 51

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CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK
How the Diva of Divas Did It By BEN BRANTLEY

Kathleen Turner's performance may be the most powerful of the Broadway season. So what went right wrong for Natasha Richardson and Jessica Lange?

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Critical condition By Scott Timberg

Once almighty arbiters of American taste, critics find their power at ebb tide. Is it a dark time for the arts, or the dawn of a new age?

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Peter Filichia's Diary

It seems that Filichia just can't get David Yazbek's Dirty Rotten Scoundrels score out of his head.

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Playwright bares family secrets By PETER FILICHIA

Go-go bar run by his father inspires Wooten

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Laughing matters By Patrick Pacheco

Martin McDonagh can terrify playgoers at the same time he's making them smile -- witness his disturbing 'The Pillowman,' a contender for a best play Tony.

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Miss Julie
Review by William Stevenson

If you think that August Strindberg's 1888 play Miss Julie is dull or dated, think again. The Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's riveting production, using a terrific adaptation by Craig Luca…

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THEATER REVIEW | 'MISS JULIE'
A War of Classes, Wills, the Sexes and Body and Soul By CHARLES ISHERWOOD

In the new production of Strindberg's "Miss Julie," the play's antagonists humiliate and humble themselves as expected. Chances are, you won't believe a word of it.

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Review: Miss Julie By Alexis Greene (Hollywood Reporter)

A new, energetic adaptation by Craig Lucas ("The Light in the Piazza") is receiving a production that is at once vital, enlightening and puzzling.

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Death of a Salesman
Review by Benedict Nightingale

No wonder his Willy Loman, doomed salesman, won him a Tony award in New York. It is a memorable performance that builds slowly but achieves extraordinary highs.

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Okay Mr Miller, I'll buy it
Charles Spencer reviews Death of a Salesman at the Lyric Theatre, London

Watching the magnificent production that opened last night on Shaftesbury Avenue, even a doubting Thomas like me was left in no doubt that I was in the presence of a masterpiece.

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'Trolls' offers little gaiety BY MICHAEL SOMMERS

Even the 'Queer Eye' guys couldn't straighten out this mess

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TV REVIEW | 'THE MUPPETS' WIZARD OF OZ'
Muppets as Munchkins: We're Not in Kansas Anymore By ANITA GATES

With Muppets dominating the cast, this remake (of sorts) does not feel like sacrilege. But the magic is missing.

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TV WEEKEND | 'OUR FATHERS'
Returning Spotlight to Sins in Boston By ALESSANDRA STANLEY

This Showtime movie about the uncovering of sexual abuse in the Boston Diocese is a jarring reminder of crimes that were covered up or excused for generations.

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Not losing sight of opportunity by Don Shirley

"Revelation" is the title of a new play by Christina Kokubo. And when it opens next month in Los Angeles, it may well be true to its title. That's because the cast will be made up entirely o…

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