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2010 NY IT Award Winners by Theasy.com

Article by Dan Dinero On Monday September 20, the New York IT (Innovative Theatre) Awards were announced at the Sixth Annual IT Awards Ceremony. The ceremony took place at Cooper Unio…

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Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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THE LION KING - Tokyo, Japan Webisode Series: Episode Four by Disneyonbroadway

THE LION KING - Tokyo, Japan Webisode Series: Episode Four Follow along with this five part series from THE LION KING musical in Tokyo, Japan! This is Episode Four: Parent Teacher Conferenc…

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Wednesday, September 22, 2010 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Stephen Sondheim Will Make a Rare Toronto Appearance Dec. 6

Stephen Sondheim will travel north of the border for An Evening With Stephen Sondheim, a conversation between the 80-year-old Tony Award-winning composer-lyricist and journalist Robert Cushm…

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Chekhov International Theatre Festival's Three Sisters and Twelfth Night to Play Kennedy Center

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will present the Chekhov International Theatre Festival productions of Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters and William Shakespeare's Twelfth Nigh…

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Leigh Zimmerman Will Be Velma Kelly in Broadway's Chicago

Leigh Zimmerman, who originated the role of Go-To-Hell Kitty in the Tony-winning revival of Chicago, will return to the long-running production at the Ambassador Theatre Oct. 8.

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Calarco's Walter Cronkite Is Dead, Gets an Extension in VA; Robinette and Edelen Star

The world-premiere comedy Walter Cronkite Is Dead, featuring Washington, DC-area stars Sherri L. Edelen and Nancy Robinette, has been extended by Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Thea…

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Legally Blonde The Musical Tour Reopens Sept. 21

Nikki Bohne is the Chihuahua-toting star of Legally Blonde The Musical, which relaunches its national tour Sept. 21 at the Thalia Mara Hall in Jackson, MS.

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MARQUEE VALUE: The Merchant of Venice at the Broadhurst Theatre

Production: The Merchant of Venice, by William Shakespeare, directed by Daniel Sullivan, starring Al Pacino.

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PHOTO CALL: Elena Roger and Scarlett Strallen in Passion at the Donmar Warehouse

Donmar Warehouse presents Stephen Sondheim's Passion, starring Elena Roger, as the centerpiece of its "Sondheim at 80" festival.

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PHOTO CALL: Karen Ziemba in The Old Globe's Brighton Beach Memoirs

Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba stars as matriarch Kate Jerome in The Old Globe's production of Neil Simon's Brighton Beach Memoirs.

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Lily Rabe and Jesse L. Martin Will Return for Broadway Merchant; Christopher Fitzgerald Joins Cast

Lily Rabe, Jesse L. Martin, Byron Jennings and Heather Lind will rejoin Al Pacino for the Broadway transfer of the Shakespeare in the Park production of Merchant of Venice, which will arrive…

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Michael Feinstein's "Fly Me to the Moon" CD Due Sept. 28; Track Listing Announced

Michael Feinstein, who is currently joining forces with Tony winner Barbara Cook at Feinstein's at Loews Regency through Oct. 2, will release his latest solo recording Sept. 28.

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PHOTO CALL: Bill Irwin in A.C.T.'s Scapin

Bill Irwin both directs and stars in American Conservatory Theatre's production of Molière's Scapin along with several Pickle Family Circus veterans.

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"The Big C," "Weeds" Renewed by Showtime

The Showtime series "The Big C" and "Weeds," which respectively star stage veterans Laura Linney and Mary-Louise Parker, have been renewed for another season by Showtime,…

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My Fair Lady, Heartbreak House, Candida and World-Premiere Musical Will Play Shaw Fest's 50th Season

The 50th season of the Shaw Festival in Ontario in 2011 will feature the company's first production of the George Bernard Shaw-inspired musical My Fair Lady, plus three plays by Shaw, the wo…

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Ann Harada, Jose Llana, Telly Leung, Jason Ma and More Set for Into the Woods Concert

Ann Harada, who memorably created the role of Christmas Eve in the Tony-winning Avenue Q, will play the Witch in an upcoming concert version of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the W…

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David Alan Grier and Kerry Washington to Appear in Upcoming Film "We the Peeples"

Tony Award nominee David Alan Grier and Kerry Washington, who recently appeared on Broadway together in David Mamet's Race, will co-star again in the upcoming film "We the Peeples,"…

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Alice Ripley and Michael Cerveris Join Lineup for Broadway Cabaret Festival

The 6th annual Broadway Cabaret Festival — created, written and hosted by Scott Siegel — will play Manhattan's Town Hall Oct. 15-17.

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American Idiot Gang Will Play Green Day Video "Rock Band" at Theatre District Pub Sept. 23

Cast members from Broadway's American Idiot will appear in a theatre-district watering hole following the Sept. 23 performance to revel in the Green Day Rock Band video experience.

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Town Hall to Present Evenings with Pascal, Rapp, Buckley, Eder, Vereen, O'Hara and More

A host of Broadway favorites will take to the stage of Manhattan's Town Hall in 2010-2011.

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Drowsy Chaperone Producer Roy Miller Is New Producer of NJ's Surflight; His NYC Work Continues

Surflight Theatre, the not-for-profit summer company in Beach Haven, NJ, has netted Broadway producer and Surflight alumnus Roy Miller as its new producer.

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"Glee" Returns for Second Season Sept. 21; Cheyenne Jackson Guest Stars

School is back in session at McKinley High. The second season of FOX's Golden Globe Award-winning musical series "Glee" begins Sept. 21.

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Kathleen Marshall, Gary Griffin and John Doyle to Direct 2010-2011 Encores! Productions

Directors have been announced for the 18th season of the City Center Encores! series, which presents musicals in a staged concert format.

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"Ugly Betty" Star Michael Urie to Make London Stage Debut

"Ugly Betty" star Michael Urie, who played Marc St. James in the recent ABC series, will make his London stage debut in Celebrity Autobiography, running at Leicester Square Theatre…

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Bewitched, The Songs of Rodgers and Hart to Play the Triad

An evening featuring the songs of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart will be presented next month at The Triad Theatre in Manhattan.

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Harvey Fierstein Is Librettist for Newsies Musical, With Songs by Menken and Feldman

Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken confirmed to Playbill.com that Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein is writing a libretto for a stage version of "Newsies," the 1992 live-a…

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CELEB PlayBlogger Through the Night's Daniel Beaty: Sept. 21 by Andrew Gans

We are happy to welcome guest celebrity blogger Daniel Beaty, who is currently starring at Off-Broadway’s Union Square Theatre in the solo play Through the Night, which he also wrote. …

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Elaine Paige and Patti LuPone Discuss Their Memoirs "On Stage" (Video) by Thomas Peter

Stage divas Elaine Paige and Patti LuPone discussed their recently released memoirs in separate interviews with NY1’s “On Stage.”LuPone’s book, “Patti LuPone: A…

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Musical Sneak Peek of "Glee" Cast’s Appearance on "The Simpsons" (Video) by Thomas Peter

"Glee" stars Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Amber Riley will lend their voices to the Sept. 26 season premiere of “The Simpsons.” A clip of the episode, in which their c…

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Will Gwyneth Paltrow Shake Things Up on "Glee"? by Thomas Peter

Academy Award winner Gwyneth Paltrow is in negotiations to appear on two November episodes of “Glee,” according to E! Online.Paltrow would play a substitute teacher who takes ove…

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Highlights From Chess at Signature Theatre

The Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre presents Björn Ulvaeus, Benny Andersson, Tim Rice and Richard Nelson's cult rock musical Chess, through Oct. 3 at the Signature's MAX Theatre in Arl…

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Elaine Paige To Sign Copies of Her Autobiography At Barnes And Noble 9/22 by BWWNews Desk

Theatre icon Elaine Paige, the Queen of West End Musicals who has created the roles of Eva Peron in Evita, Grizabella in Cats, Florence in Chess and Edith Piaf in Piaf and had a triumphant d…

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Elaine Paige Appears At Book Signing At Barnes & Noble/Lincoln Triangle 9/22

Elaine Paige OBE, the beloved star of both West End and Broadway musical theatre, celebrated 40 years on stage in September 2008. To mark the occasion, the UK's Oberon Books published Memori…

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LES MIZ Tour Celebrates 25 Anniversary with Barbican Theatre Run, 9/22-10/2 by BWWNews Desk

Cameron Mackintosh's current touring production of Les Miserables, which is making its way around the U.K., is set to return to a familiar home this fall in celebration of the show's 25th an…

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Photo Flash: WICKED's Federer Mentors Broadway Arts Alliance by BWW Photo Special

Michelle Federer Wicked's Original Broadway Nessarose spent Sunday, September 19th, mentoring the young talent of Broadway's future as she led a Wicked-themed master class with Broadway Arti…

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'American Idol' Announcement Gets Live Webcast, 9/22

AMERICAN IDOL will offer fans a look at the AMERICAN IDOL Season 10 Team Reveal and Press Conference with a special live webcast powered by Ustream tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 22 approximatel…

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MAMMA MIA! Leads 'Broadway Dance Studio' Class Celebrating Back2Broadway Month

MAMMA MIA Broadway dancers Rachel Frankenthal and Albert Guerzon will teach aspiring dancing queens and kings to express their inner Dynamo when they lead a Broadway Dance Studio class in Ti…

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BWW Special Feature: 99 and Under the Radar; Places to See... by Michael Roderick

Welcome to 99 AND UNDER THE RADAR A LOOK AT INDIE THEATER'S MOVERS AND SHAKERS, BroadwayWorld's new weekly series that showcases standout productions and production companies from the indepe…

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RIALTO CHATTER: Mulligan Wants to Play Juliet on Broadway by Rialto Chatter

According to the Internet Movie database, Academy Award nominee Carey Mulligan has always wanted to play Shakespeare's Juliet while she is still young enough for the role. The 25 year old i…

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STAGE TUBE: Liza Performs on 'Oprah!'

As BroadwayWorld has previously reported Liza Minnelli released the most intimate and revealing recording of her career, Confesssions, Today, September 21st Decca. A collection of American c…

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Blum, Friedman et al. Lead AFTER THE REVOLUTION at Playwrights Horizons, 10/21 - 11/9

Playwrights Horizons Tim Sanford, Artistic Director Leslie Marcus, Managing Director has announced complete casting for the New York premiere of AFTER THE REVOLUTION, a new play by Amy Herzo…

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TIME STANDS STILL, BLOODY BLOODY And More Set For Theater Talk

Theater Talk, the series devoted to the world of the stage, is co-hosted by Michael Riedel, Broadway columnist for the New York Post and series producer Susan Haskins.

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UP ON THE MARQUEE: ELF Complete!

As BroadwayWorld has previously reported, Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures in association with Unique Features will present the new Broadway musical ELF, starring Sebastian Arcelus, Amy Spanger…

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Feinstein and Jackson Reunite for THE POWER OF TWO at Carnegie Hall, 10/29 by Erica Anker

On Friday, October 29 at 800 p.m., Carnegie Hall presents a dynamic evening of classic American song featuring a duo performance by five-time Grammy Award-nominated singer, pianist, and reno…

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Photo Coverage: Rosie's 'Build Dreams For Kids' Gala by Kevin Thomas Garcia

Last night, September 20, Rosie O'Donnell hosted Rosie's Building Dreams For Kids Gala at the Marriot Marquis Hotel. The evening, which honored Neil Friedman and Michael Goldstein, featured …

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CHICAGO Welcomes Back Original Cast Member Leigh Zimmerman as Velma Kelly 10/8

Beginning Friday, October 8, 2010, the Broadway company of the international musical smash CHICAGO is pleased to welcome back original cast member Leigh Zimmerman in the starring role of mer…

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Photo Coverage: Cantone, Macchio et al. in A ROOM OF MY OWN by Linda Lenzi

Last night, September 20th the Bleecker Street Theater Company presented a reading of Charles Messina's new Broadway-bound comedy, A ROOM OF MY OWN as part of that theater's Play Development…

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BWW TV Exclusive: THINGS TO RUIN Music Video!

Ghostlight Records continues their Fall season with the announcement of the September 21st double-CD digital release of their Original Cast Recording of THINGS TO RUIN The Songs of Joe Icon…

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Sondheim to Visit Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre, 12/6

The composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim is the most important artist to work in the American musical theatre over the past half-century. He has not only collaborated on more than a dozen …

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Rabe, Jennings, Martin et al. Back for MERCHANT on Broadway

Michael Riedel reports in the New York Post this morning that Al Pacino's star power has earned The Merchant of Venice the winners spot for the fall's highest advance generating show. The p…

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Yes, Yes! The Cast and Crew of No, No, Nanette Celebrate the Hit Revival's 40th Anniversary

We love reading about the history of great shows that have graced the stages of Broadway's playhouses over the years. It's doubly nice when cast members from a celebrated production stay in …

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Dreaming Big at Rosie O'Donnell's 'Broadway Kids' Benefit Gala

Rosie O'Donnell's friends and fans came together on September 20 for an evening of fabulous fun and fresh talent at the Building Dreams for Kids Gala, an annual event to support her...

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Mare Winningham, Lois Smith, Peter Friedman & More Set for After the Revolution at Playwrights Horizons

Oscar nominee Mare Winningham (Georgia, Atlantic Theater's 10 Million Miles), two-time Tony nominee Lois Smith (Buried Child, The Grapes of Wrat...

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On Her Opening Night, Jordin Sparks Celebrates Reaching the Heights

She's performed for millions on American Idol, shared the stage with music legends at VH1's Divas Live and sang the national anthem at the Super Bowl, but...

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Original Cast Member Leigh Zimmerman Will Be Chicago's Next Velma Kelly

Leigh Zimmerman will take over the role of Velma Kelly in Chicago on October 8. Zimmerman returns to the production...

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Driving Mr. Jones: James Earl Jones Chats Up His Distinguished Career at Times Talks Event

When you've been a Broadway actor for more than 50 years, there's plenty to talk about--and Drivi...

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Rabe, Martin and More Reprise Roles in The Merchant of Venice; Fitzgerald, Harbour Join Cast

Lily Rabe, Jesse L. Martin and more will reprise their roles in the Broadway transfer of William Shakespeare's The Merc...

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From Billy Elliot to The Pitmen Painters, Tony Winner Lee Hall Celebrates the Power of Art

About the author:
By any measure, the film and stage versions of Billy Elliot presented a hard act to follow for Lee Hall. The delightful 1999 feature f...

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Kathleen Marshall, Gary Griffin & John Doyle to Direct 2010-2011 Encores! Musicals

Kathleen Marshall, Gary Griffin and John Doyle have signed on to direct the 2010-2011 Encores! musicals at New York City Center. Two-time Tony winner Marshall will direct and choreograph the…

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Glory Be! Take a First Look at the L.A. Production of Leap of Faith

All-star cast? Award-winning composer and director? Knee-slapping source material? Check, check and check for Leap of Faith, a new musical premiering at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los A...

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Thesps join 'Merchant of Venice'

Legit News: Fitzgerald, Harbour cast in Broadway play -- Christopher Fitzgerald and David Harbour are among the new thesps on board for the Broadway run of "The Merchant of Venice," in which…

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The Master Butchers Singing Club

Legit Reviews: An elegant adaptation by Marsha Norman of a sweeping multi-decade novel.

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Brendan Healy vs. the world by Richard Ouzounian

Buddies in Bad Times' new director not afraid to court controversy as he challenges our notions of queer.

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2 musicals in Shaw's 2011 season by Richard Ouzounian

Three of Bernard Shaw's plays and the musical My Fair Lady headline programming for the Shaw Festival's 50th anniversary season next year.

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Fall dance preview: Japanese butoh, Spanish flamenco and much more by Paula Citron

Paula Citron rounds up the highlights of the fall dance season

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Shaw’s 50th season will go big with Shaw by J. Kelly Nestruck

Theatre festival to feature four plays based on the work of its namesake

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It's Mamet at his most provocative in 2 plays by HEDY WEISS

Note to David Mamet: Get yourself on a plane "home" to Chicago to catch two of your shorter, most fiercely provocative plays -- "Speed-the-Plow" (1988) and "...

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Theater review: 'Break the Whip' at the Ivy Substation

It's safe to say that when Tim Robbins is in charge, there's never going to be a shortfall of political passion.

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Art review: Steve Roden at Armory Center for the Arts, Pomona College Museum of Art

The 46-year-old painter emerges in a tradition of artists like Arthur Dove, Paul Klee and Alfred Jensen.

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Theater review: 'Limelight: The Story of Charlie Chaplin' at La Jolla Playhouse

The imagination behind "Limelight: The Story of Charlie Chaplin" doesn't rise to the challenge with anything resembling bold invention.

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'Music Makes a City': A film about a little orchestra that could

The documentary offers a stirring antidote to all the negative news about struggling American orchestras.

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Jerome Bel, Joyce Theater, New York

In spite of Bel's predilection for theory, 'Cedric Andrieux', the latest in a series of dancer self-portraits he has conceived and directed since 2004, proves vexingly warm on its US debut, …

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Wanderlust, Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, Royal Court, London.

The emphasis here is very much on the second part of the title. 'Wanderlust' is a frank, funny and compassionate drama not about armchair travel, but about the wayward nature of desire, writ…

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TT: (Euro)trashing an American classic

Starting today, I'll be filing two weekly drama columns for The Wall Street Journal. In addition to my regular Friday...

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TT: Snapshot

Ingrid Bergman plays the title role in Ibsen's Hedda Gabler, directed by Alex Segal and starring Michael Redgrave, Ralph Richardson,...

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Making their musical Shine! by Richard Seff

DCTS columnist Richard Seff and his fellow creators of the new musical Shine!, based on the Horatio Alger stories, describe getting this old school musical - it's orchestrator equates it to …

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Feelgood factories by Joe Moran

In June 1968, 187 women sewing machinists, employed to make car seat covers at the Ford factory in Dagenham, east London, took a stand against the downgrading of their jobs as “unskill…

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Turning Point by Adam Kirsch

A new history argues that it was a single play—Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!—that ushered in the beginning of Broadway's Golden Age

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La Divina Maria Callas Descends on San Francisco by Georgia Rowe

Her voice was ineffably moving, her appearances were the stuff of legend. She gave nearly 600 performances over an 18-year span. In one appearance, she received 27 curtain calls in an outpou…

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Mariinsky Theater Looks to New Stage by Irina Titova

The Mariinsky Theater looked to the future as it celebrated its 150th birthday with a gala night that saw segments from the ballets “Swan Lake” and “The Sleeping Beauty,…

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Nazi's Shakespeare gift to fetch £5,000 by Matthew Cooper

A unique copy of Shakespeare's Hamlet which was given to an actor by the Nazi leader Hermann Goering is expected to fetch up to £5,000 when it goes under the hammer this month.

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Hamlet - the rivalry's the thing

Poet, prophet or loner? Contrasting takes on Shakespeare's great Dane remain one of the joys of the theatre, says Michael Coveney

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I'm in London Again by Peter Filichia

All right, so my plane left three hours and forty-five minutes late, but once I’m on the streets of London, all is forgiven. Well, almost all. I wish that so many West End marquees did…

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(Euro)trashing an American Classic

What happens when an avant-garde director stages a remix of an American standard? Nothing great.

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O Captain, Our Captain by Jada Yuan

Sir Patrick Stewart on coaxing Trekkies to try a little Shakespeare or, this time, Mamet.

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David Hirson - Interview by Raven Snook

The author of La Bête shares his thoughts on highbrow, lowbrow and his tiny writing output.

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Stage Dive: Theater Critic Scott Brown’s Ten Most Anticipated Productions

Pee-Wee Herman, a sort of 'Star Trek' invasion, and Sutton Foster singing "I Get a Kick Out of You" are a few of the expected delights of the upcoming season.

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TALKIN' BROADWAY'S GREAT WHITE WAYBACK MACHINE: CONGA! by Laura Frankos

Betty Comden and Adolph Green helped evoke the thirties in their lyrics for "Conga!" in Wonderful Town (1953).

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"Ghost-Writer" and "Iron" - Philadelphia Reviews by Tim Dunleavy

Michael Hollinger's Ghost-Writer is a lovely and stirring drama about the written word and the emotions it can provoke.

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'Foxes' is hot to trot by ELISABETH VINCENTELLI

Lillian Hellman's 1939 melodrama "The Little Foxes" centers on the greedy machi nations of an Ala bama family at the turn of the last century. The thrilling, eye-opening production that ope…

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Theater Review | 'The Little Foxes': A Dysfunctional Family, Greedy With ‘the Gimmes’ by BEN BRANTLEY

Looked upon as a theater workshop inhabited by some very brave and talented souls, Ivo van Hove’s production of “The Little Foxes” bears definite dividends.

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Review: The Little Foxes by Andy Propst

Elizabeth Marvel and a fiercely committed cast make the most of Ivo van Hove's stark and brutal production of Lillian Hellman's potboiler about a vicious Southern family.

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NY Review: 'The Little Foxes' by Erik Haagensen

Director Ivo van Hove's deconstruction of Lillian Hellman's sturdy melodrama comes off as an acting exercise that would probably be very helpful somewhere around the middle of rehearsals.

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The Little Foxes

Legit Reviews: The ugly emotions so nakedly exposed reveal a timeliness that is downright terrifying.

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Review: The Little Foxes at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

Whether you're energized or enraged by Ivo Van Hove's stylized production, you won't be bored

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Jerry Seinfeld to make Broadway directorial debut

Comedian Jerry Seinfeld will make his Broadway directorial debut with a one-man show starring actor-comedian Colin Quinn set to hit the stage in October, Variety reported Tuesday.The 56-year…

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Colin Quinn's Long Story Short, Directed by Jerry Seinfeld, to Play Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre by Andy Propst

Colin Quinn will bring his new one-man show Long Story Short to Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre, to run October 22 - January 8. Jerry Seinfeld has directed the work, which premiered …

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Colin Quinn Long Story Short, Directed by Jerry Seinfeld, Will Transfer to Broadway

Long Story Short, former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Colin Quinn's one-man show that was seen Off-Broadway this summer, will play an 11-week Broadway engagement at the Helen …

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Colin Quinn Long Story Short, Directed by Jerry Seinfeld, Headed for Fall Broadway Run

Former Saturday Night Live and Comedy Central star Colin Quinn will move his one-man show Colin Quinn Long Story Short to Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre ...

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Seinfeld-helmed 'Story' sets B'way date

Legit News: Colin Quinn solo show set for Hayes Theater -- The next gig on tap for Jerry Seinfeld: Broadway director.

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Colin Quinn's One-Man Show Is Broadway Bound

Colin Quinn's one-man show directed by Jerry Seinfeld is moving up to Broadway.

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IT Awards Celebrate The Best Of Off-Off Broadway, Winners Announced

On Monday September 20, 2010, the IT Awards New York Innovative Theatre Awards, the organization dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, and host Lisa Kron, announced the 2010 recipients …

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Winners of 2010 IT Awards Announced by Michael Andronico

Winners of the 2010 New York Innovative Theatre Awards were announced Monday night in a ceremony hosted by Lisa Kron at Cooper Union.

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Fela!'s Broadway Chorus to Receive Equity ACCA Award by Andy Propst

The chorus of the Broadway musical Fela! will receive the Actors' Equity Association Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs' Fourth Annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadwa…

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Fela! to Receive Fourth Annual ACCA Award from Actors' Equity

Fela!, the acclaimed Broadway musical based on the life and music of Afrobeat musician and activist Fela Kuti, will receive the fourth annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus from …

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FELA! to Receive Equity's ACCA Prize for Outstanding Chorus, 9/28

FELA will receive Actors' Equity Association's Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs ACCA fourth annual ACCA Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus. The award, the only industry award of its k…

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Equity Honors 'Fela!' Chorus by Michael Andronico

Broadway musical "Fela!" will receive the Actors Equity Association's fourth annual Advisory Committee on Chorus Affairs award for outstanding Broadway chorus, the union announced today.

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Fela! Wins 2010 Equity Award for Outstanding Broadway Chorus

The ensemble of Broadway's Tony Award-nominated Fela! will receive Actors' Equity Association's Advisory Committee on Ch...

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Gambling on a full house by MICHAEL RIEDEL

Lying in bed one night in 1996, Broadway producers Fran and Barry Weissler decided to make the biggest bet of their lives. The deadline for financing the revival of "Chicago" on Broadway wa…

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Theater Review | 'A Bright New Boise': Father, Son and Secret Converge Amid Glue Guns by DAVID ROONEY

In a craft store in Idaho, a search for meaning in Samuel D. Hunter’s play “A Bright New Boise,” at the Wild Project.

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Casting Announced for 'Merchant of Venice' on Broadway by PATRICK HEALY

Lily Rabe will reprise her acclaimed Central Park performance as Portia in this fall's Broadway transfer, but the play is also losing several actors who drew wide praise in the original prod…

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Cloris Leachman Finds 'Raising Hope' Really, Really, Really Funny. (Really.) by DAVE ITZKOFF

Ms. Leachman, the "Mary Tyler Moore Show" and "Young Frankenstein" star, talks about her new Fox sitcom and laughs. A lot.

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Feature: Woody Allen's Dark Vision by Leslie (Hoban) Blake

The acclaimed writer-director discusses his new film, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger.

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California Shakespeare Theater Announces 2011 Season by Dan Bacalzo

California Shakespeare Theater has announced the productions it will present for its 2011 season, under the leadership of artistic director Jonathan Moscone.James Carpenter will star in the …

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David Hasselhoff Eliminated from ABC's Dancing With the Stars by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage and screen star David Hasslehoff and his partner, Broadway veteran,Kym Johnson, became the first pair to be eliminated from the11th season of ABC's Dancing With the Stars. Th…

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Steven Weber, Gregory Itzin, Amy Pietz, et al. Set for L.A. Theatre Works' Enron by Dan Bacalzo

Preliminary casting has been announced for L.A. Theatre Works production of Lucy Prebble's Enron (October 20-24), to be directed by Rosalind Ayres. The show will feature Steven Webe…

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Carla Gugino to Join Jim Carrey in Mr. Popper's Penguins Film by Dan Bacalzo

Stage and screen star Carla Gugino will join Jim Carrey in the film Mr. Popper's Penguins, according to a report in Variety. Mark Waters will direct the film, which is being produce…

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Peter Friedman, Lois Smith, Mare Winningham, et al. Set for Playwrights Horizons' After the Revolution by Dan Bacalzo

Mark Blum, Peter Friedman, Meredith Holzman, David Margulies, Katharine Powell, Lois Smith, Elliot Villar, and Mare Winningham will star in the New York premiere of Amy Herzog's Aft…

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Cher to End Las Vegas Colosseum Engagement on February 5 by Andy Propst

Academy Award winner Cher will close her Cher at The Colosseum show on February 5, 2011, according to The Associated Press.As previously reported, Celine Dion will return to the room on Marc…

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Christopher Innvar, Jessica Griffin, Kim Stauffer, et al. Set for Barrington Stage's Crucible by Dan Bacalzo

Christopher Innvar will star as John Proctor in the Barrington Stage Company's production of The Crucible, to be presented October 6-24, with an opening on October 10. Julianne Boyd…

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Tichina Arnold, Alicia Goranson, Maria Tucci, JoBeth Williams, et al. Set for Love, Loss and What I Wore in NYC and LA by Dan Bacalzo

Additional casting has been announced for the Off-Broadway show, Love, Loss, and What I Wore, at the Westside Theatre, as well as the production of the show running at the Geffen Theatre in …

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Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes, Cherry Jones, Donna Murphy, Patrick Wilson, et al. Now Set for Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction by Dan Bacalzo

The 24th annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will take place in Shubert Alley on Sunday, September 26 from 10am to 7pm. The event, which benefits Broadway Cares / Equity Fig…

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Al Pacino, Lily Rabe, Byron Jennings, Jesse L. Martin, David Harbour and More Set for Broadway's Merchant of Venice by Dan Bacalzo

Complete casting has been announced for the Broadway production ofThe Merchant of Venice, which as previously reported, stars Tony Award and Academy Award winner Al Pacino as Shylock. Daniel…

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Len Cariou, Annie Golden, Victoria Mallory, Sarah Rice, et al. Set for October 1 Sondheim Unplugged by Dan Bacalzo

Broadway veterans Len Cariou, Annie Golden, Victoria Mallory, and Sarah Rice will be the special guests at the next edition of Sondheim Unplugged at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on Friday, O…

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Leigh Zimmerman to Star as Velma Kelly in Broadway's Chicago by Dan Bacalzo

Olivier Award nominee Leigh Zimmerman will take over the role of Velma Kelly in the Broadway production of Chicago, at the Ambassador Theatre, beginning Friday, October 8.Zimmerman originate…

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Stephen Sondheim to Appear in Conversation at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

Legendary composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim will appear in conversation with journalist Robert Cushman at the Princess of Wales Theatre on Monday, December 6 at 8pm.Entitled An Evening …

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Kennedy Center Announces Cast for Declan Donnellan's Chekhov International Theatre Festival Productions by Dan Bacalzo

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced casting for the Declan Donnellan-helmed productions of Three Sisters and Twelfth Night, to be presented as part of the Chekho…

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Work by Carson Kreitzer, Stew, Paul Oakley Stovall, et al. Featured in About Face's XYZ Festival by Andy Propst

About Face Theatre has announced further programming and casting details for its annual XYZ Festival, to run October 8-24 in at The Flat Iron.As previously announced, the Festival will inclu…

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Will Bradley, Mary Jo Catlett, Willow Geer, et al. Set for Colony's Bell Book and Candle by Brian Scott Lipton

The Colony Theatre Company has announced cast and creative team for its production of John van Druten's Bell Book and Candle, to run October 20-November 21. The production will be d…

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Margo Hall, Richard Prioleau, Gregory Wallace et al. Set for A.C.T.'s Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet by Dan Bacalzo

Full casting has been announced for the American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) production of Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet, the final part of Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brother/Si…

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Betty Buckley, Michael Cerveris, Alice Ripley, et al. set for Town Hall's Broadway Cabaret Festival by Andy Propst

Tony Award winners Michael Cerveris and Alice Ripley have joined the lineup of performers participating in the annual Broadway Cabaret Festival, to be offered October 15-17 at Town Hall. The…

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Allison Case, Lauren Elder, Brianna C. Goodman, et al. Set for September 27 Installment of Take the Mic by Andy Propst

A preliminary lineup of guests has been announced for the Broadway's Hair Reunion Special that will be part of the September 27 installment of Marti Gould Cummings' monthly…

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Michael Cerveris, Eisa Davis, Annie Parisse et al. Set for Reading of The Dark Things by Dan Bacalzo

Michael Cerveris, Eisa Davis, Annie Parisse, Adam Rothenberg, and Paul Sparks will star in a reading of Ursula Rani Sarma's The Dark Things, to be presented at Irish Repertory Theat…

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Avi Hoffman, J. Barry Lewis, Laura Turnbull, et al. Win Silver Palm Awards by Andy Propst

The winners of the Silver Palm Awards have been announced. The prizes will be given in a ceremony to be held on October 25 at The Green Room at the end of the South Florida Theatre Festival…

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Boardwalk Empire, The Big C, and Weeds Get Season Renewals by Brian Scott Lipton

HBO has renewed its brand-new drama Boardwalk Empire for a second season, according to published reports. The series, which is set in 1920s Atlantic City, stars Steve Buscemi and is co-produ…

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Sherri L. Edelen and Nancy Robinette to Star in Joe Calarco's Walter Cronkite Is Dead by Brian Scott Lipton

Helen Hayes Award winners Sherri L. Edelen and Nancy Robinette will star in Signature Theatre's production of writer-director Joe Calarco's comedy, Walter Cronkite Is Dead,…

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Ann Harada, Jose Llana, Manu Narayan, et al. Set for NAATCO's Into the Woods Benefit Concert by Dan Bacalzo

Ann Harada, Telly Leung, Jose Llana, Jason Ma, Orville Mendoza, Manu Narayan, Olivia Oguma, Eileen Rivera, Anne Fraser Thomas, and Virginia Wing will star in the National Asian American Thea…

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Ann Hampton Callaway, Capathia Jenkins, Christiane Noll, et al. to Perform with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops by Dan Bacalzo

Guest vocalists Capathia Jenkins, Gary Mauer, and Christiane Noll are set to join Peter Nero and the Philly Pops for its Broadway Rocks! concert, October 6-10 in Verizon Hall at The Kimmel C…

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Gemma Arterton, Stephen Dillane, Anastasia Hille, et al. Set for Almeida Theatre's The Master Builder by Andy Propst

Full casting is set for the Almeida Theatre's prodcution of Henrik Ibsen's The Master Builder, to run November 12-January 8, according to Whatsonstage.com Travis Preston …

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VIDEO FLASH: Jenn Gambatese, Sean Palmer, Alexandra Socha, et al. in We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Andy Propst

Yale Repertory Theatre has released a trailer for its forthcoming production of We Have Always Lived in the Castle, to run September 17-October 9 at the University Theatre. Anne Kauffman wil…

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PHOTO FLASH: Tovah Feldshuh, Laila Robbins, Matthew Rauch and More at Red Bull Theater's Our Betters Reading by Tristan Fuge

On Monday, September 20, Red Bull Theater presented a benefit reading of W. Somerset Maugham's Our Betters at Theater at St. Clement's, as part of the company's Re…

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Robert Brustein to Be Honored by Abingdon Theatre Company by Dan Bacalzo

Robert Brustein will be honored by Abingdon Theatre Company at its annual benefit gala, to be held at Bridgewaters (11 Fulton Street) in Manhattan, on Monday, October 18 beginning at 7pm.Ent…

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Oscar Nominee Irving Ravetch Dies at 89 by Brian Scott Lipton

Screenwriter Irving Ravetch, who adapted William Inge's The Dark at the Top of the Stairs for film, has died in Los Angeles at age 89, according to The Associated Press.Ravetch and …

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Rachel Weisz to Star in 360 Movie; Peter Morgan to Pen Screenplay by Andy Propst

Oscar winner and Olivier Award winner Rachel Weisz will star in the new movie 360, according to a report in Variety. Fernando Meirelles will direct the film, which has a screenplay by Peter…

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Shaw Festival Announces Selections for 50th Anniversary Season by Dan Bacalzo

The Shaw Festival has announced programming for its 50th anniversary season in 2011, with productions to be performed in the repertory company's Festival Theatre, Court House Theatr…

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Eden Espinosa, Megan Hilty, Wanda Sykes, Blair Underwood, et al. Set for California AIDS Walk Concert by Dan Bacalzo

Eden Espinosa, Megan Hilty, James Ingram, Wanda Sykes, Blair Underwood, and Jennifer Leigh Warren are among the celebrities scheduled to appear at the Califronia AIDS Walk Concert, to be hel…

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Gareth Gates, Ron Moody, Catherine Tate, et al. Set for New Wimbledon Theatre Concert by Andy Propst

An initial lineup of performers has been announced for A Centennial Celebration, to be offered at the New Wimbledon Theatre on September 26, according to a report on Whatsonstage.com. Shane…

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Michael Ball to Offer October 10 Benefit Concert at Prince of Wales Theatre by Andy Propst

Olivier Award winner Michael Ball will offer a one-night-only concert at the Prince of Wales Theatre on October 10, according to a report on Whatsonstage.com. The event will benefit The Sho…

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John Doyle, Gary Griffin, Kathleen Marshall to Direct for New York City Center's 2010-2011 Encores! Season by Dan Bacalzo

Encores! has announced directors for the previously reported three musicals that will comprise its 2010-2011 season at New York City Center.Kathleen Marshall will direct and choreograph Jule…

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Paper Mill Hairspray, with Lee Roy Reams, Christopher Sieber, Begins Sept. 22

The Paper Mill Playhouse production of the Tony-winning Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan musical Hairspray begins performances Sept. 22.

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PHOTO CALL: Buntrock as Fredrik and Dean as Count Carl-Magnus in A Little Night Music

Stephen R. Buntrock steps into the role of Fredrik Egerman Sept. 28, replacing the departing Alexander Hanson. Additionally, the role of Count Carl-Magnus Malcolm, created by Aaron Lazar, wa…

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Today in Theatre History: SEPTEMBER 22

1921 The Music Box Revue of 1921 is the premiere performance at the new Music Box Theatre, which opened on 45th Street today. This is the first edition of the Revue, itself the first to exhi…

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Broadway Musical [title of show] Makes Toronto Premiere Sept. 22

Angelwalk Theatre presents the Toronto premiere of [title of show], which plays the Toronto Centre for the Arts Sept. 22-Oct. 10. Opening night is scheduled for Sept. 24.

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Charles Busch's Divine Sister Opens Off-Broadway Sept. 22

The Divine Sister, the Charles Busch comedy that takes a whack at pop-culture nuns — from the singing to the socially-conscious —  officially opens its commercial run starri…

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Bus Stop, With Karen MacDonald and Will LeBow, Opens at the Huntington Sept. 22

William Inge's 1955 comedy Bus Stop, staged by Nicholas Martin, officially opens Sept. 22 at the Huntington Theatre Company after previews that began Sept. 17.

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Soho Rep's Orange, Hat & Grace Opens Off-Broadway Sept. 22

Gregory S. Moss' Orange, Hat & Grace, the first production of Soho Rep's 2010-2011 season, officially opens Off-Broadway Sept. 22.

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Ella The Musical, With Tina Fabrique, Begins Long Wharf Run Sept. 22

Jeffrey Hatcher's biographical work Ella The Musical, starring Tina Fabrique as the late jazz singer, launches the Long Wharf Theatre's 46th season Sept. 22.

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Brighton Beach Memoirs, Starring Karen Ziemba, Opens Sept. 22; Broadway Bound Plays in Rep

The Old Globe in San Diego opens its in-repertory productions of Brighton Beach Memoirs and Broadway Bound — two Neil Simon plays that critics and fans call his masterpieces — Se…

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Stephen R. Buntrock Will Fall for Bernadette Peters in Broadway's Night Music

Stephen R. Buntrock, who began as one of the waltzing "liebeslieders" in the Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's A Little Night Music last fall, will step into …

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Song List Revealed for PBS Broadway Concert at White House; Menzel, Lane, Stritch Sing

Programming has been revealed for "A Broadway Celebration: In Performance at the White House," featuring Tony Award winners Elaine Stritch, Audra McDonald, Idina Menzel and Nathan …

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Mare Winningham, Lois Smith, Mark Blum and Williamstown Cast Star in NYC Bow of After the Revolution

The cast of Williamstown Theatre Festival's summer production of Amy Herzog's After the Revolution will reunite at Off-Broadway's Playwrights Horizons for the play's New York City premiere t…

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Complete Casting Announced for Barrington's Crucible; Christopher Innvar to Star

Casting has been announced for the Barrington Stage Company's upcoming production of the Arthur Miller classic The Crucible.

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No Place Called Home, An Iraq-Inspired Love Story, to Premiere Off-Broadway

No Place Called Home, a new play written and performed by Kim Schultz based on her experiences falling for an Iraqi refugee she interviewed, will have its Off-Broadway premiere Oct. 6-31, wi…

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