Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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0100: MusicalTalk's Cenetenary Celebration by MusicalTalk

Join us at the House of Cohen for a joyous MusicalTalk quiz and discussion with the largest group of Musical theatre nerds ever gathered under one roof; it's time to celebrate the 100th epis…

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Tuesday, September 16, 2008 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Baby steps on Broadway

Box office rebounds slowly

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'30s satire still choice material By James Hebert

Globe explores Luce play, a touchstone for so many of today's women's tales

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PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Anna Camp

Anna Camp - who co-stars in the Broadway revival of Equus - fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.

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'Voice of Broadway' coming to Worcester By Richard Duckett

Betty Buckley does have a couple of cats. But it was a cutting horse that drew the star of the original Broadway production of "Cats" back to her native Texas.

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A Woman of Passion By: Zachary Stewart

Sarah Ruhl talks about the political implications of her Passion Play, which is getting a new production at Yale Rep.

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Emma is blown away in Sunday wind storm by Jackie Demaline

The cast of "Emma" got a standing ovation for walking onstage with flashlights Sunday afternoon for a "concert" version of the Jane Austen-inspired musical that is the Marx Theatre opener.

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"Devil's Music" returns home By Peter D. Kramer

Playing the larger-than-life, no-nonsense blues singer Bessie Smith off and on for eight years has changed Miche Braden.

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Broadway To Go By: Joseph Marzullo; Text by Brian Scott Lipton

Bailey Hanks, Hunter Parrish, Kerry Ellis, Ace Young, Derek Keeling, and the boys of Billy Elliot are among the first-timers at the annual Broadway on Broadway concert.

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Richard Burton's daughter returns to SoCal at new Taper By PAUL HODGINS

Richard Burton's daughter returns to Southern California playing a mentally unhinged woman - something she's familiar with.

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REVIEW: 'The House of Blue Leaves' By Charles McNulty

The Mark Taper Forum reopens after $30-million makeover with a sensational revival of John Guare's black comedy.

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The House of Blue Leaves

Artistic Director Michael Ritchie has wisely chosen John Guare's black comedy to open the newly renovated Mark Taper Forum.

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The House of Blue Leaves
Reviewed by: Terri Roberts

The renovated Mark Taper Forum reopens with Nicholas Martin's less-than-exciting revival of John Guare's off-kilter comedy.

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The House of Blue Leaves
Review By BOB VERINI

The renovated Mark Taper Forum, with its expanded jewel-box lobby, more spacious lounges and plusher seats, must await a more auspicious tenant than this flat, misconceived revival of John G…

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Beast - Reviewed by DAVID A. ROSENBERG

Like it or not, Michael Weller's powerful, painful, plaintive new play isn't easy to forget.

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Creature of Iraq War, Seeking Revenge on His Maker By CHARLES ISHERWOOD

Michael Weller approaches a painful subject from an unusual perspective in his new play, "Beast," a macabre drama about a badly maimed Iraq war veteran.

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Beast
Reviewed by: Dan Bacalzo

Michael Weller's intriguing anti-war play owes much to cinema, even as it retains a vibrant theatricality.

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Beast

The subtitle, A Fever Dream in Six Scenes, is more than apt.

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Beast
Review by Matthew Murray

This combination action flick, buddy flick, and political-satire flick never excites its own celluloid enough to explode off the stage. But until it devolves into an avalanche of parodic pre…

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Nightmarish scenario of wartime lies within 'Beast' BY MICHAEL SOMMERS

The two-hour play is patchy -- a motel room encounter with two blind hookers is a head-scratcher -- but director Jo Bonney delivers a smooth production.

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Beast
Review By SAM THIELMAN

Add Michael Weller's initially promising new play to the list of things George W. Bush has ruined.

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THE SIEGEL COLUMN By Barbara & Scott Siegel

Off-Broadway Heats Up with Two Exceptional Plays: Lady and What's That Smell: The Music of Jacob Sterling.

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An Innocent in Love and Show Business By NEIL GENZLINGER

"Enter Laughing" is getting a hilarious second-chance staging by the York Theater Company.

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A Streetcar Named Desire
Review By ROBERT L. DANIELS

Artistic director Bonnie J. Monte has mounted the classic Tennessee Williams drama for the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey in a bold and crisp production that reaffirms the play's stature …

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A Streetcar Named Desire

From the original Blanche created by Jessica Tandy to the myriad of other fine actresses who have tackled the role that many consider the Hamlet for women, I can only say brava to Laila Robi…

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'Shakespeare' strikes gold By Louise Kennedy

Huntington starts strong with tale of Wild West

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How Shakespeare Won the West
Review By FRANK RIZZO

That the script and production do not live up to the play's ambition is a disappointment -- at least at this stage of its development.

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How Shakespeare Won the West
Reviewed by: Sandy MacDonald

Richard Nelson's new play about a troupe of 19th-century actors proves to be little more than a plodding history lesson.

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An actor shows his many other sides By Toby Zinman

Wong shows us the passionate daredeviltry that controls the whole evening.

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Chasing a 'Straw Hat' with comedy, wit By Charlotte Stoudt

The charming, deftly comic musical at South Coast Repertory brings new energy to an 1851 play.

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A Number - Reviewed by MARK PEIKERT

Just four years after Caryl Churchill's play premiered in New York comes this surprising revival of the two-hander about fathers and sons.

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A Number

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Spring Awakening
Review By DENNIS HARVEY

Whether its pro-sex (and sex education) gist will prove persuasive to heartland audiences remains an open question, but the launch of the touring edition of "Spring Awakening" in San Francis…

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Alcohol. - Reviewed by MARK PEIKERT

The one-man show "Alcohol." features so many contrived coincidences and alcoholic clichés that one starts feeling guilty for actively disliking someone's personal memoir. Then the unf…

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The Invitation - Reviewed by MARK PEIKERT

Watching a show that starts off strong fumble its way to a weak ending is always disappointing, and in the case of Brian Parks' new play that dismay is compounded by miscasting and poor cost…

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Oresteia - Reviewed by RONNI REICH

Iannis Xenakis' "Oresteia" isn't really an opera. But labels and expectations flung far aside, the work is endlessly intriguing, with awe-inspiring craft in both the music and its execution.

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The Rape of the Lock - Reviewed by RONNI REICH

Though often disappointing, Paul Hagen's adaptation of Pope's "The Rape of the Lock" does feature skillfully wrought verse, smart direction from Jane Titus, and fine performances from the ca…

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Eurobeat
Review By KAREN FRICKER

"Eurobeat" is a hilarious spoof of the Eurovision Song Contest, the annual musical pageant that is as ingrained in the fabric of European pop culture as it is little-known in the U.S.

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365

From the National Theatre of Scotland, an original work by David Harrower based on the accounts of teenagers leaving full time care for an independent life in the community at large.

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THANK HEAVEN FOR LESLIE CARON By LOU LUMENICK

TWO Oscar-winning musicals starring Leslie Caron make their debuts on high-definition Blu-ray today, as well as in two-disc special editions with sparkling new transfers on standard DVD.

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ANNA BERGMAN - at Feinstein's Lowes Regency by Oscar E Moore

An evening of love songs by Richard Rodgers with guest artist Brent Barrett.

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All They Need to Get by? Each Other and Their Fans By STEPHEN HOLDEN

Unless Ashford & Simpson are wizards of fakery, their show offered evidence that for all the choreographed cheerleading, their happy chemistry is real.

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PAGE SIX

"SOPRANOS" junkies going through withdrawal can get a quick fix at the off-Broadway revival of Louis LaRusso's "Lamppost Reunion."

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