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THOUGHTS: “Over the Threshold” by Rogue Zentradi

The post-Edinburgh transfer season is upon us as all of the shows with decent reviews rush to get bookings before casts disperse, pockets run dry, and hype evaporates following awards and cr…

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This Week on Broadway for September 21, 2009 — Money Makes the World Go Round by James Marino

This Week on Broadway for September 21, 2009 — Money Makes the World Go Round Matthew Murray, Peter Filichia and James Marino discuss this week’s top news from Broadway The Barry…

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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In Belarus, Theater as Activism By DAVID L. STERN

An acting troupe called "Belarus Free Theater" challenges the state and attracts international attention.

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Michael Kaiser's Cultural Diplomacy: Would a Pepsi Ballet Help U.S. Artists?

If more corporations pay for American artists to travel abroad, who do they represent?

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Broadway Hops on the Bus for the National Equality March

With Charlotte St. Martin, the Broadway League's executive director, making $340,105 last year, couldn't she sponsor a bus for marriage equality?

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5 Questions I've Never Been Asked: Jaycee Macapugay

Asked to pick her dream shoes, Jaycee Macapugay, who plays the title role in the musical Imelda, names Christian Louboutin, Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana.

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In 'Othello,' a Title Hero Finally in the Spotlight By MATT WOLF

The title character takes pride of place in Barrie Rutter's "Othello," starring Lenny Henry; while "Judgment Day" by the Hungarian dramatist Odon von Horvath is grim to a fault.

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ArtsBeat
Three Cheers: 'Bring It On' Musical in the Works By Dave Itzkoff

In a telephone interview, Mr. Whitty said that the new musical would not be a direct adaptation of any of the "Bring It On" movies, and would tell a new story.

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Showtime, Spielberg team on series

Show to chronicle development of B'way musical

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'Bring It On' set for stage adaptation

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Tom Kitt -- recent Tony winners for "In the Heights" and "Next to Normal," respectively -- will compose the music, with Amanda Green ("High Fidelity") providing lyrics…

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ISN'T IT RICH

A Little Night Music, starring Zeta-Jones, Lansbury and Hanson, heads to Broadway later this year.

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Jackie Mason strikes out in Skokie by Chris Jones

"We won't be rescheduling," said Michael Pauken, the North Shore Center's irritated general manager, as he prepared to refund his patrons' money. "Twice is enough. We're done."

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Alan Cumming's full disclosure By Patrick Pacheco

His cabaret act 'I Bought a Blue Car Today,' bound for Southland stages, is frank but tender.

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First You Dream's Norm Lewis and Julia Murney

Joel Markowitz talks with these two Broadway performers, in DC for the premiere of First You Dream: The Music of Kander and Ebb at Signature Theatre

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Bringing Kristina to the States

The Americanization of "Kristina," the smash Swedish musical by ABBA's Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus, officially debuts Sept. 23 and 24 in concert form-at Carnegie Hall, if you please-wi…

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Debbie Allen: Back in the Fame Game By: Leslie (Hoban) Blake

The multi-talented actress and director discusses being in the new film version of Fame and her many other new projects.

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Current Events: A Preview of the 2009 Fall London Season

As is their wont, British playwrights will be tackling the Here and Now this fall. Two of the most important new openings of the season are about the ongoing worldwide financial crisis and i…

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1 ¾ Hours Before the Mast, With a Swift Nod to Melville By WILBORN HAMPTON

The Woodshed Collective has mounted a silly theater piece, which it claims was inspired by Herman Melville's novel "The Confidence-Man," aboard an old Coast Guard vessel at Pier 40.

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Culture Monster
Theater review: 'Eclipsed' at Kirk Douglas Theatre by Charles McNulty

"Eclipsed" can best be classified as a kind of theatrical sociology. And interestingly, if not paradoxically, this is the source of both its artistic weakness and its cultural strength.

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Eclipsed
Review by Bob Verini

Acting and design rich with the genuine breath of life more than compensate for a dearth of action.

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Life on the 'Prairie' takes a musical turn at Paper Mill BY JIM BECKERMAN

If building a musical were as straightforward as building a henhouse, or one of the other homely pioneer tasks that the Ingalls family excel in, it might be called a decent piece of workmans…

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels - Review By J. Cooper Robb

They're not the Fringe, but Walnut Street's witty and surprisingly sexy staging of Scoundrels suggests the company is no longer the bastion of conventionality it once was.

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Cohn memorial set for Oct. 5

E.L. Doctorow, John Guare among speakers

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