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No grim fairy tale By Howard Shapiro

"Happily Ever After" is not only the title of Mary Martello's first play, but the upbeat theme of her more than 50 years in the theater.

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1STLOOK

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CELEB PlayBlogger John Tartaglia: March 8

Tartaglia will blog all week; his first entry follows...

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Dispatch from New York: 'The Subject Was Roses' and its original L.A. angels by James C. Taylor

The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is set entirely in New York (and is filled with Gotham references and dialects), but without Los Angeles, it's possible that Frank D. Gilroy's American class…

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Ken Takemoto: East West Players' Mr. Fix-It By Karen Wada

The troupe relies on its prop master to provide the perfect piece. Hey, what's in that Dumpster?

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Video: Jennifer Morrison: Hard Worker

The star of the hit series House discusses her role as Kate Keller in the Broadway revival of The Miracle Worker, her possible return to television, and dealing with her fans.

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With 'Becky Shaw,' a happy reunion By Christopher Wallenberg

Director, playwright bring comedy to Huntington

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Dame Edna's back on Broadway, making nice with Michael Feinstein By ROBERT FELDBERG

The unanticipated result of my joint interview with Dame Edna and Michael Feinstein got me thinking.
Is it unfair to expect an entertainer to be "on" when he's off stage?

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'There is a rage within me'

Tom Murphy caused a storm with a play that savaged the Catholic church. Now he's reviving it. He tells John O'Mahoney what fuels his writing

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Portrait of the artist: Imogen Stubbs, actor
Interview by Laura Barnett

'I would love to have had a career like Kate Winslet's - but the chance never came my way'

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Death by Hollywood: Fallen Broadway star Peg Entwistle's suicide BY David J. Krajicek

A woman hiking in Hollywood's Beachwood Canyon in the ebbing days of summer 1932 happened upon a lady's shoe.

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The Perfect Room for a "Behanding" By MARK BLANKENSHIP

Designer Scott Pask creates the look of "A Behanding in Spokane"

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PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Zoe Kazan

Zoe Kazan - star of the new Broadway play A Behanding in Spokane - fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop culture tidbits.

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Underhanded by Hilton Als

Martin McDonagh's slap in the face.

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Five Questions About 'When the Rain Stops Falling' By ERIK PIEPENBURG

Andrew Bovell answers questions about Lincoln Center Theater's production of his play, which follows several generations of the same family from London to Australia.

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When the Rain Stops Falling
Review by David Rooney

As intimate as it is apocalyptic, the epic drama is given searing lucidity in David Cromer's insightful production for Lincoln Center Theater.

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When the Rain Stops Falling
Reviewedby:Dan Bacalzo

Andrew Bovell's poetic and disturbing new drama looks at the ties that both bind and unravel a family across four generations.

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A flood of emotions in 'When the Rain Stops Falling' By LINDA WINER

A helpful family tree is diagrammed in the printed program of "When the Rain Stops Falling." But I hope nobody reads it until after Andrew Bovell's altogether extraordinary drama has been al…

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'Rain' expertly examines the question 'Who Am I?' By MICHAEL KUCHWARA, AP Drama Critic

If at first the play seems more murky than marvelous, don't give up. The clouds will lift, thanks to the superbly realized Lincoln Center Theater production, directed by David Cromer, and fe…

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Fish Soup and Bad Weather, Across the Decades By CHARLES ISHERWOOD

Andrew Bovell's "When the Rain Stops Falling" is a fitfully moving but diagrammatic play about the long legacy of unnatural acts.

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When the Rain Stops Falling
Review by Matthew Murray

One must wonder, would his usual magic translate to a play whose intense difficultness propels it constantly toward mediocrity? Based on what Cromer does with When the Rain Stops Falling, the answer is an unequivocal yes.

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When the Rain Stops Falling - Reviewed by DAVID SHEWARD

Contrived plotting mars this tale of multigenerational misery in an Anglo-Australian clan, but David Cromer's direction and a sterling ensemble keep it from being a total washout.

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'When the Rain Stops Falling' explores our missing links BY MICHAEL SOMMERS

"When the Rain Stops Falling" ultimately proves to be a terribly gloomy two hours with scant uplift aside from the poignant realization that fleeing one's past is a natural passage of life.

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Candida - Review by Matt Windman

The Irish Repertory Theatre's thoroughly engaging and perfectly cast revival, as directed by Broadway set designer Tony Walton, is truly as good as it gets.

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Candida
Review by Matthew Murray

She looks, sounds, and behaves exactly like what Candida must: a woman every man wants and that every woman wants to be. But, ultimately, she belongs to herself and will make her own choices. Walton's Candida would be better if every other character could marshal that same kind of theatrical independence.

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Candida
Review by Sam Thielman

Less general direction from helmer Tony Walton might have helped, but against recent revivals like the Pearl's "Misalliance," "Candida" feels like a minor curiosity.

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Sweet Nothings

David Harrower's new translation of Arthur Schnitzler's 1895 play at the Old Vic

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Sweet Nothings by Aleks Sierz

This feels like the most thrilling revival on the London stage.

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Sweet Nothings at the Young Vic, SE1 by Benedict Nightingale (****)

Luc Bondy's handling of the first act is a masterclass in how to breathe life into a scene that takes far too long

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Sweet Nothings - Review by Michael Coveney

Sweet Nothings isn't a patch on the David Hare/Sam Mendes treatment of La Ronde as The Blue Room in 1998.

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Defending The Caveman
Review by Matthew Murray

Becker's dividing the human race into hunters (men, who these days wield remote controls as their weapon of choice) and gatherers (women, now more of information than of nuts and berries) is…

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Sometimes Brothers Can Be Too Protective of a Sister By JASON ZINOMAN

The Red Bull Theater's muddled production of John Webster's "Duchess of Malfi" appears in the process of being explored rather than already discovered.

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The Nose

"The Nose," makes its overdue Met debut in a dazzling production.

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Breath of fresh air by James Jorden

The Met's new production of "The Nose" should be a hit with everyone except headline writers.

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Oedipus Has iPhone (and Rage) By KEN JAWOROWSKI

In "Blind," the playwright Craig Wright has embarked on a modern retelling of the Oedipus story, but it's never clear why he's doing it.

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Norma Doesmen - Reviewed by MARK PEIKERT

This infantile spoof of "Sunset Boulevard" aims for the lowest common denominator.

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Norma Doesmen - Reviewed by OSCAR E. MOORE

Sexual jokes can only go so far to help a limp script in two acts of utter nonsense.

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Neighbors
Reviewedby:Andy Propst

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' audacious new play explores racial stereotypes.

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Her Thoroughly Modern Music Inspired by Gospel and Opera By STEPHEN HOLDEN

Jeanine Tesori, as part of Lincoln Center's American Songbook series, was the host of an autobiographical extravaganza at the Allen Room.

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Mabou Mines' FINN at NYU - Reviewed by OSCAR E. MOORE

Some of the videos are quite vivid and interesting. The story isn't. It's complicated to the point of not caring.

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Zero Hour - Reviewed by OSCAR E. MOORE

For those skeptics who do not believe in reincarnation, buy a ticket to see Mr. Brochu and you will instantly become a believer.

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Hedda Gabler (****)

Adrian Noble's traditional revival pitches things just right in putting Rosamund Pike's magnificent Hedda centre-stage, writes Lyn Gardner

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Private Lives

It's almost impossible to remember that this was written so long ago because the skill with which Coward draws the bickering and squabbling of a once married couple seems to stand for all ti…

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Cutting Costs, Variety Pushes Out Theatre Critic and Editor David Rooney

The iceberg of serious, informed theatrical criticism lost another chunk March 8 when the entertainment trade paper Variety eliminated the job of chief theatre critic David Rooney.

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Obituary: Sandy Kenyon

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David Giles obituary by Philip Purser

TV director whose work ranged from Shakespeare to soap opera

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Broadway sales up slightly

After some tough winter months, Broadway sales picked up a bit last week, as they usually do around this time.

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Nan Martin, an Actress Known for Her Strong Roles, Dies at 82 By WILLIAM GRIMES

Ms. Martin was a veteran stage, television and film actress whose Broadway credits include "J.B." and "Under the Yum-Yum Tree" and who played Ali McGraw's snooty mother in the film "Goodbye,…

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Luminato lands John Malkovich in quirky play By Martin Knelman

Star to play Austrian serial killer Jack Unterweger in North American debut of The Infernal Comedy

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Good Housekeeping Puts on a Show to Celebrate Women By STUART ELLIOTT

The show, to be staged at the New York City Center, reflects efforts by media companies to go beyond traditional realms of the printed page or TV set.

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What are theatrical previews for? by Lyn Gardner

Andrew Lloyd Webber is furious that bloggers have been 'reviewing' previews of his new show. Does he have reason to be angry?

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Sean Hayes: I Am Who I Am By Ari Karpel

Step back, Jack: The man who played TV's iconic and over-the-top sidekick steps out of the shadow of his famous character to speak for the first time about living openly, his contribution to…

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TDF Video: How to Design a Broadway Poster

A Step-By-Step Guide from Broadway's Premier Poster Artist

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War! Huh! What is it good for? Must all war plays be anti-war? by David Aaronovitch

Well, a feast of cracking drama, for a start. But must all war plays be anti-war? Can't a play be thought-provoking without taking an entrenched view?

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