Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Life Imitates Theatre by Ernio Hernandez

The actors are acting as actors but a momentary glimpse of the actors themselves — T.R. Knight and Patrick Stewart — poked through at the Oct. 13th evening performance of David Mamet's A…

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Swans flock to Times Square by New York City Center

Swans flock to Times Square Created on October 13, 2010 using FlipShare. From: NYCityCenter Views: 3140 7 ratings Time: 06:38 More in Entertainment

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Jeremy Sisto for MTC (The Pitmen Painters) by Mtcbroadway

Jeremy Sisto for MTC (The Pitmen Painters) Manhattan Theatre Club: Magic happens here, every night. Be a part of it. www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com From: mtcbroadway Views: 1100 3 ratin…

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Wednesday, October 13, 2010 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Three Women by Theasy.com

59E59 Theatres, Off-Broadway By Julie Feltman BOTTOM LINE: Robert Shaw's direction breathes life into Sylvia's Plaths poetic and poignant words about women's relationship with concept…

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PHOTO CALL: Harada, Llana and More in NAATCO's Into the Woods

NAATCO presented a concert version of Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods, directed by Alan Muraoka, starring Broadway's Ann Harada, Jose Llana and more at the Baruch Performing Arts Center on…

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Four Off-Broadway Theatre Companies Create Unified Subscription Pass

The Civilians, The Talking Band, The Rude Mechs and The Exchange have aligned to allow theatregoers to purchase a season subscription package highlighting their respective seasons.

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PHOTO CALL: Dee Snider Joins Broadway's Rock of Ages

Dee Snider, the Twisted Sister frontman, made his Broadway debut Oct. 11 when he joined the cast of the Tony-nominated musical Rock of Ages at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

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Tituss Burgess, Jose Llana, Karen Mason, Janet Dacal Will Star in Broadway's Wonderland Musical

Janet Dacal, the original Carla of In the Heights, will recreate her earlier tryout turn as a grown-up Alice in the new Broadway musical Wonderland. A New Alice. A New Musical. Previews begi…

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Tony Winner Glenn Close Joins Cast of Starry Normal Heart Reading

Tony and Emmy winner Glenn Close has joined the cast of the 25th anniversary staged reading of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, which will be directed by Joel Grey at the Walter Kerr Theatre…

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York Theatre Company Readings to Feature Brent Barrett, Michael Urie, Len Cariou, Sarah Stiles

The award-winning York Theatre Company has announced casting for Setup and Punch, Once Upon a Pastime and Give a Man a Mask, the next three musical offerings in its Developmental Reading Ser…

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It Gets Better Benefit to Feature Brent Barrett, Karen Mason, John Tartaglia, Stephanie D'Abruzzo

In light of the recent string of suicides among young gay men, The Laurie Beechman Theatre will present It Gets Better: Broadway Supports The Trevor Project Nov. 1.

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Morgan Freeman Named 2011 AFI Life Achievement Award Honoree

Academy Award-winning actor Morgan Freeman will receive the American Film Institute's 39th Life Achievement Award June 9, 2011, in Los Angeles.

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Tony Winner Gregory Jbara Extends Billy Elliot Contract

Gregory Jbara, who won a Tony Award for his performance as Dad in Broadway's Billy Elliot, has extended his contract in that Tony-winning musical at the Imperial Theatre through June 2011.

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Ken Ludwig's Golf Comedy A Fox on the Fairway, With Jeff McCarthy, Will Tee Off a Day Late

Signature Theatre's world-premiere production of Ken Ludwig's country club-set comedy A Fox on the Fairway, featuring Broadway's Jeff McCarthy, plus metro DC favorites Holly Twyford and Andr…

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John Patrick Shanley, Adam Rapp and Joe Iconis to Preview Work at Joe's Pub

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright John Patrick Shanley, playwright Adam Rapp and composer Joe Iconis will preview their upcoming work at Joe's Pub in early November.

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Songs You've Never Heard Benefit to Feature Krysta Rodriguez, Leo Ash Evens, Jim Poulos

The second edition of Songs You've Never Heard and Shows You've Never Heard Of will be presented Oct. 25 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre to benefit ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty).

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Pasadena Playhouse Reopens Oct. 12 With Ed Asner's FDR

The tour of Ed Asner as iconic American president FDR plays an engagement at the Pasadena Playhouse Oct. 12-Nov. 7, officially re-lighting the venue following the organization's early 2010 b…

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Cheyenne Jackson, Matt Damon and Jon Hamm Will Guest Star on "30 Rock" Live Episode

Academy Award winner Matt Damon and Emmy nominee John Hamm will return as two of Liz's (Tina Fey) former boyfriends in the Oct. 14 live episode of "30 Rock," according to ew.com.

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Christopher J. Hanke Will Cause Trouble on ABC's "Brothers and Sisters"

Christopher J. Hanke, most recently on Broadway in Cry-Baby, will be seen in the Oct. 31 broadcast of "Brothers and Sisters."

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Love Never Dies to Bow in Melbourne with New Creative Team

Andrew Lloyd Webber will unmask a new production of his Phantom of the Opera sequel Love Never Dies at Melbourne's Regent Theatre in May 2011. A new creative team will take a fresh look at t…

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Utopian Ideals Threatened in Philly World Premiere of Silverhill; Cast Announced

Thomas Gibbons' Silverhill, a new play about a utopian society threatened by capitalistic ideas, will get its world premiere by Philadelphia's InterAct Theatre Company Oct. 22-Nov. 14.

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Original London Cast Recording of Once Upon a Mattress Due in November

The original London cast recording of the Mary Rodgers-Marshall Barer musical Once Upon a Mattress will be released in the U.K. Nov. 9, according to the Dress Circle website.

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PHOTO CALL: La Bête on Broadway, With David Hyde Pierce, Mark Rylance and Joanna Lumley

David Hirson's 1991 verse satire La Bête, which takes a look at the beastly intersection of 17th-century arts and populism, plays Broadway's Music Box Theatre. Tony Award winners David…

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Broadway Sessions Relaunches at New Venue With Paige Davis and Matt Doyle

Broadway Sessions with Ben D, the weekly musical theatre-themed evening that ended a two-year run at the Manhattan bar Therapy in September, relaunches Oct. 12 at The Midtown Theater.

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Alan Cumming, Billy Porter, Ari Gold Will Sing for the Ali Forney Center

Singer-songwriter David Raleigh, Tony winner Alan Cumming, Angels in America's Billy Porter and pop recording artist Ari Gold will join forces Nov. 8 for a concert to benefit the Ali Forney …

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Lea Michele, Evan Rachel Wood, Matthew Morrison Set for Rocky Horror Picture Show Tribute

A host of artists from the worlds of stage and screen will take part in The Rocky Horror Picture Show Tribute Oct. 28 at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theater.

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Christine Ebersole Has a Date With "Wicked" Creator by Kenneth Jones

Grey Gardens and 42nd Street Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole will appear in the 7 PM Oct. 27 "Selected Shorts" evening called Fairy Tales: Classic and Reimagined hosted by Grego…

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson (Video) by Adam Hetrick

After a record-breaking run at the Public Theater last summer, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson has made its way uptown to Broadway and is currently rocking the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre.Writers…

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Audio Clips Of New CD "Elaine Paige and Friends" by Andrew Gans

“Elaine Paige and Friends,” the latest CD from West End musical theatre star Elaine Paige, who made her Broadway debut in Sunset Boulevard, will be released in the U.K. Nov. 1 wi…

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A Cover Story: Elling by Matt Blank

Simon Bent’s play Elling, previously seen in London, begins performances at Broadway’s Ethel Barrymore Theatre Nov. 2. The starry cast features Brendan Fraser, Denis O’Har…

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BWW's On This Day - October 13, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 13 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Bourne's SWAN LAKE Returns to New York @ NY City Center Oct. 13 - Nov. 17 by BWWNews Desk

MATTHEW BOURNE'S SWAN LAKE, the triumphant modern re-interpretation of the legendary ballet, turned tradition upside down and took both the theater and dance worlds by storm when it arrived …

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BLOODY BLOODY Opens at Bernard Jacobs Theatre, 10/13

Following its successful run at The Public Theater, BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON will now begin performances on Broadway at the Bernard Jacobs Theatre 242 W. 45th Street on Monday, September…

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Hearn, Fitzgerald et al. Perform in Collegiate Chorale, 10/13

The Collegiate Chorale, led by music director James Bagwell, announces its 69th season, including Brahms' Alto Rhapsody and A German Requiem, featuring Stephanie Blythe, Erin Morley, and Eri…

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The Situation Voted Off 'Dancing with the Stars'

It's already the fourth week of ABC's hit 'Dancing with the Stars', and tonight viewers found out that reality television star Mike 'The Situation' Sorrentino and partner Karina Smirnoff wil…

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STAGE TUBE: Mary Murphy Prepares for BURN THE FLOOR

BURN THE FLOOR is coming to SAN DIEGO CIVIC THEATRE in a BroadwaySan Diego A Nederlander Presentation, OCTOBER 12 - 17 only direct from Broadway and London. The tour features So You Think Y…

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Michele, Morrison, Wood, Set for ROCKY HORROR Benefit

According to a report by Variety, a slew of celebrities are on board for The Rocky Horror Picture Show Tribute at Los Angeles' Wiltern Theater.The event, which will be hed on October 28, wil…

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JERSEY BOYS To Become Longest Running Show at August Wilson Theatre 10/13

JERSEY BOYS, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, will become the longest running show in the history of Broadway's August Wilson Theatre, the theatre owned by Jujamcyn T…

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STAGE TUBE: BURLESQUE TV Spots!

Two television spots for the highly anticipated 'Burlesque' have been released. Christina Aguilera will make her big screen debut alongside Cher and Stanley Tucci, who are additionally joine…

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39 STEPS Tops List of 'Most Produced Plays'

According to and article by Benjamin Sutton in The L Magazine, the Theatre Communications Group, has revealed which playwrights have the most works to be produced this season in the United S…

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BWW TV: BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON on Broadway - Preview!

BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON began performances on Broadway at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre 242 W. 45th Street on Monday, September 20, 2010 and officially opens on Wednesday, October 13, 2…

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Photo Flash: Salonga, Boe et al. in the LES MIS Anniversary Concert by Oliver Oliveros

BroadwayWorld Philippines correspondent Bing Shimizu was in the midst of the huge crowd that gathered during the two live concert performances celebrating epic musical LES MISRABLES 25th ann…

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BWW Contests: Win a Walk-On Role in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES! by Contests

Take a walk on the fabulous side and win a chance to perform in the Tony-winning production of LA CAGE AUX FOLLES All you need is a camera, a little guts and a lot of glam, and you could fin…

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Photo Flash: Cuccioli Makes Feinstein's Debut by Linda Lenzi

Broadway's Robert Cuccioli made his Feinstein's debut on October 11 at 830pm. His show, A Standard Love, featured the music of Sammy Cahn, Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Jerome Kern, Johnny M…

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THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Cast Recording Released Today

The original cast recording for THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS , the exhilarating new Kander amp Ebb musical, has been released today on JAY Records.

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Photo Flash: New JERSEY BOYS on Broadway!

JERSEY BOYS opened on Broadway to critical acclaim on November 6, 2005. The show is currently playing in New York Las Vegas London Sydney, Australia and in cities across the U.S. on a Nation…

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TIME STANDS STILL Announces Talk Back Series 10/12

TIME STANDS STILL, the hit play which reopened last week to rave reviews, will begin a talk back series tonight, October 12 following the 7 PM performance.

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Dacal, Ritchie, Shindle, Burgess, Llana, Mason, Staudenmayer to Star in WONDERLAND

The cast of WONDERLAND - A New Alice. A New Musical will star Janet Dacal In The Heights, Darren Ritchie Little Shop of Horrors, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Tituss Burgess Jersey Boys, Little …

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Glenn Close Joins Garber, Wilson et al. in NORMAL HEART Benefit, 10/18

Producer Daryl Roth announced today that Glenn Close will play the role of Dr. Emma Brookner in the upcoming, Joel Grey-directed, 25th anniversary staged reading of Larry Kramer's ground-bre…

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DR. DOLITTLE Now Available for License through MTI

DOCTOR DOLITTLE has talked with the animals, and now, theaters everywhere can too. Music Theatre International has announced that DOCTOR DOLITTLE is now available for licensing. Based on the…

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Broadway Supports The Trevor Project's 'It Gets Better' Campaign at Laurie Beechman, 11/1

In light of the recent string of suicides among young gay men in our country, The Laurie Beechman Theatre is humbled to present It Gets Better Broadway Supports The Trevor Project. The 6pm c…

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David Schwimmer & Zoe Buckman Wed

David Schwimmer has proposed to his photographer girlfriend, Zoe Buckman, according to EW.com. The website reports that the couple met in 2007 while Schwimmer was there directing the comedy …

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Herrick & Universal Join BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON Producing Team

The Public Theater, Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel, producers of BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON are pleased to announce that Tony Award winning producer Norton Herrick as well as Universal…

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Fingers and Toes by Marc Miller

1950s sensibilities clash with 2010 realities in a weird throwback to backstage musicals, but the three-person cast enchants.

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Shine! The Horatio Alger Musical by Marc Miller

This musical version of the fabled Horatio Algers books is hopelessly old-fashioned—but in a good way.

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Radio Macbeth & War of the Worlds by Jason Fitzgerald

SITI's double bill is a creepy tour-de-force, but "War of the Worlds" is the real gem of this revival.

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Love Divided By/Times Three by Marc Miller

Despite some juicy roles and histrionic scenes, this trio of interrelated one-acts fails to evoke any big emotions.

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The History of War by Ron Cohen

This anti-war musical doesn't score total victory, but it wins many skirmishes.

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Is This Hotel Creepy or Peaceful? by Mark Blankenship

The strange experience of seeing Hotel Savoy“Some people feel terrified, some people feel bored, and some people feel that they’d like to stay much longer.” That’s ho…

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Ensemble Watch: ‘The Lion King,’ Part 1 by Jesse North

For 13 years, the on-stage spectacle of The Lion King has been flooring audience members, even bringing tears to the eyes of adults, and selling out performances (even to this day). From an …

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Dacal tops 'Wonderland' cast

Legit News: Burgess, Shindle, Llana also in the ensemble -- Janet Dacal, Darren Ritchie, Tituss Burgess, Kate Shindle and Jose Llana are among the thesps joining the cast of incoming Broadwa…

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One pass for four Off Broadway companies

Legit News: New initiative brings subscriptions downtown -- An initiative spearheaded by Off Broadway troupe the Exchange and three other companies is applying a subscription model to an uno…

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Columbus Day weekend boosts Broadway

Legit News: 'Memphis' tops $1 million -- Columbus Day weekend brought a holiday bump to Broadway, with most shows on the boards logging nice rises in their weekly receipts.

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Futura

Legit Reviews: A bookless world's texts have gone digital and been Wiki-fied.

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A Life in the Theater

Legit Reviews: The darkness descends early in Neil Pepe's staging of David Mamet's backstage two-hander.

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Dancap's award-winning 2011 lineup by Richard Ouzounian

After a couple of attempts at seasons that featured some giant hits but lacked an overall sense of continuity and clout, the head of Dancapproductions announced his 2011 playbill, which has …

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Toronto actress Natalia Payne finds ‘open terrain' in New York by Richard Ouzounian

It can be hard for an actress to build a career in her hometown when her father's already a successful architect there.

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Alain Platel: Stripping to the essentials to express chaos by PAULA CITRON

In his latest work, the choreographer combines harsh physicality with poetic movement

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The New Electric Ballroom: Sisterly bonds are too tight by J. Kelly Nestruck

Play dwells on the loneliness of a pair of siblings, but the meaning is lost

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Intriguing prequel for 'Zoo Story' at Gardens by HEDY WEISS

Talk about extended verbal foreplay. It took almost 50 years for playwright Edward Albee's career-making one-act, "The Zoo Story," to acquire its intriguing ...

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Remy Bumppo names Timothy Douglas new artistic director by HEDY WEISS

The Remy Bumppo Theatre Company has found its new artistic director. Heis Timothy Douglas, a 49-year-old stage director, actor and educatorwith extensive credits in both the classics and con…

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Q&A: Mike Farrell and Jim Parrack in Edmund White's 'Terre Haute'

Farrell ('MASH') and Parrack ('True Blood') discuss their work in the Blank Theatre Company production.Farrell ('MASH') and Parrack ('True Blood') discuss their work in the Blank Theatre Company production.Linked From Los Angeles Times at 12:00AM

Pasadena Playhouse stages a sleek, 'sexy' comeback

After a trip to bankruptcy court and layoffs, the company is rebounding with a three-production schedule.After a trip to bankruptcy court and layoffs, the company is rebounding with a three-…

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5 Questions I’ve Never Been Asked: Andrew Grosso and Michael Musto by Leonard Jacobs

The idea that any high school group of any kind or nature could win anything 17 times strikes me as creepy, stalky and possibly diabetic. Then again, not if you have an angle -- which Andrew…

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Considering Arts Advocacy Around the World by Leonard Jacobs

A hat tip the size of a homburg -- heck, make it a stovepipe -- goes out to Judith H. Dobrzynski of the Real Clear Arts blog for writing about a study from the International Federation of Ar…

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Entertation Index, Oct. 4-8: Inside the Lindsay Institute by Leonard Jacobs

The Clyde Fitch Report is pleased to introduce and welcome The Brown Tweed Society, created by Matt Shorr and C.M. Tomlin, to its family of contributors.Each week, the CFR will publish a co.…

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Here Are Five Ways You Can Honor National Arts and Humanities Month by Leonard Jacobs

It might be the 12th day of the 10th month of 2010 -- meaning I'm 12 days past due to post this -- but 19 days remain in National Arts and Humanities month, which means 19 days remain to act…

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Arts Advocacy Update 150: Brewtown Bragging Rights by Leonard Jacobs

The content below is from Americans for the Arts' Arts Watch email blast of Oct. 5, 2010. (Subscribe to it here.)The expressions, opinions and/or comments in italics following each story hig…

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A Stage for Stars and Fans

At some of the city's finest jazz and cabaret clubs, open-mic nights continue to allow karaoke warriors and off-duty divas an equal opportunity to strut their stuff.

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Burma (Myanmar) Plans Ban on Stage Performances

"The Burmese authorities are poised to ban all stage and theatre performances - often scenes of dissidence and criticism - ahead of elections planned for early next month … during a per…

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Actors, Leave Us Alone! We Like the Fourth Wall!

Peter Marks: "Playwrights, directors and performers all seem to think that we want to be part of their act, that during a performance we're desperate for actors to descend into the aisles, c…

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Theatres of England, Give Us Sunday Matinees!

It took them long enough, but London theatres have finally been catching on to the fact that there is serious audience demand (with the consequent revenue) for Sunday performances. Why can't…

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Pasadena Playhouse Emerges From Bankruptcy With A New Season

The Pasadena Playhouse's path back appears to be a middle way, paved not with megabucks and glitter, but relying instead on such old-fashioned virtues as patience, perseverance and thrift --…

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Glee Poll: Which Upcoming Guest Star Are You Dying to See?

This week's episode of Glee was all about pairing up and belting out duets. As the club members battled it out for a free meal at Breadstix (thanks, Mr. Shue!), we couldn't help but notice t…

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Sexypants Alert! Check Out Our Show Clips of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

If you want a sneak peek at the upcoming Broadway debut of President Andrew Jackson in all his reinvented rock star glory, you've come to the right place! We've got clips from the new musica…

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Promises Star Tony Goldwyn Sees Kristin Chenoweth in His Musical Theater Future

With a starring role in a big bouncy musical opposite Broadway darling Kristin Chenoweth, will Promises, Promises' Tony Goldwyn give up his career ...

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Take a Magical Mystery Tour as The Beatles Come to Broadway in Rain

John, Paul, George and Ringo. You know their names and their music, and now you can see the magic of The Beatles live, thanks to Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles....

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Keeping Up with the Kardashians Mom Kris Jenner to Headline Cabaret Benefit in L.A.

Kris Jenner, best known as the mother of reality TV stars Kim, Kourtney and Khloe Kardashian, will play the prostitute Fraulein Kost in a benefit production of Cabaret at the Class Act Music…

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Rock of Ages Gets Twisted with New Star Dee Snider

Rock of Ages, now with more ROCK! On October 11, Dee Snider, frontman of iconic 80s rock band Twisted Sister, took over the part of club owner Dennis in...

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A Swashbuckling Jeffrey Wright Preps to Star in A Free Man of Color

After a five-year absence from the New York stage, Tony and Emmy Award winner Jeffrey Wright has chosen what sounds like the perfect role for his return: Jacques Cornet, the charismatic titl…

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Glenn Close Joins Starry Benefit Reading of The Normal Heart

Tony winner Glenn Close is the latest star to sign on for the one-night-only staged reading of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart on October 18. Close will play Dr. Emma Brookner and joins Linked From Broadway.com at 12:00AM

Stage, Screen & TV Icon Patrick Stewart Is Taking Your Questions!

There's only one problem with an Ask a Star feature on Patrick Stewart: too many possible questions! From Star Trek: The Next Generation and the X-Men movies to unforgettable stage performan…

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Janet Dacal, Karen Mason, Tituss Burgess & More Set for Broadway's Wonderland

Complete casting has been announced for the forthcoming Broadway musical Wonderland, described as a new spin on the classic story of Alice and her looking-glass world. In the Heights vet Jan…

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Broadway Babe Cheyenne Jackson Lets It All Hang Out

Broadway veteran Cheyenne Jackson seems to be just about everywhere these days. He's joined the cast of Glee as new Vocal Adrenaline coach Dustin Goolsby, he'll reprise his Danny Baker 30 Ro…

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Join Broadway.com's Virtual Halloween Party! Send Us Your Snapshots

Halloween is practically the official holiday of Broadway. How could it not be? It's basically a game of elaborate dress-up! This year, we are celebrating by throwing a virtual Broadway.com …

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Broadway Grosses: Hockadoo! Memphis Hits $1 Million for First Time

Thanks to the Columbus Day holiday weekend, many shows saw a substantial bump from the previous week, with seven shows grossing more than $1 million. Among them: this year's Tony winning Bes…

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Memphis Cast Shares Personal Stories in 'It Gets Better' Video

The cast and crew of Memphis are the latest participants in the 'It Gets Better' video series, designed to reach out to gay teens in the wake of a series of ...

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Go Nuts for Brendan Fraser & Denis O'Hare! Tickets Now on Sale for Elling

Broadway will be get nutty this November when Brendan Fraser and Tony winner Denis O'Hare take the stage in the mental institution-set comedy Elling. Tickets ...

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David Hirson’s La Bete has arrived on Broadway! by admin

Brisitsh television star Joanna Lumley is making her Broadway debut playing the tense, strict Princess in La Bete. Lumley is most famous for her role of Patsy Stone, the fashion editor, in A…

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JERSEY BOYS To Become Longest Running Show at Broadway’s August Wilson Theatre by bbbblogger

TONY, OLIVIER & GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING JERSEY BOYS TO BECOME LONGEST RUNNING SHOW AT BROADWAY'S AUGUST WILSON THEATRE JERSEY BOYS, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, …

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How To Dress Like A Character From Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson by Sammy Davis

Eight stylish and cheap ways you can outfit yourself like the sexy Populists, opening on Broadway this week.

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Why I would Invest in Tess: A New Rock Opera by Sasha Pensanti

A Second Look at the Best Show of the 2010 NYMF.

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Review: Wish I Had a Sylvia Plath at curtainup.com by Deirdre Donovan

Edward Anthony's new multi-media play about Sylvia Plath's suicide is surprising funny and entertaining,

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This Week on Broadway for October 11, 2010: Ego's and Time Standing Still

Peter Filichia, Matthew Murray and Michael Portantiere discuss the return of Time Stands Still, Jennifer Holliday, Bernadette Peters, Mrs. Warren's Profession, The Divine Sister, The New Yor…

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Has Anyone Here Seen Ian Kelly? by Peter Filichia

We may not be living in a Renaissance, more's the pity, but we do have a Renaissance man in our midst.

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Review: "A Life In The Theatre"

It’s not his best work but it’s a refreshing departure from the hard-edged, profanity-laden dramas that have defined a Mamet play. And heck, if it isn't pretty darn good.

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Review: David Mamet's "A Life in the Theatre" by ROBERT FELDBERG

There isn't much to "A Life in the Theatre," but what there is is quite entertaining.

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Review: Patrick Stewart in A Mamet Unlike His Others by Jonathan Mandell

It is Patrick Stewart’s skills as a performer - his life in the theater — that offer some of the major pleasures in the Broadway version of this slight, sweet, slow, sentimental …

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A Life in the Theatre - Review by Frank Scheck

Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight breathe life into David Mamet's wheezy 1977 backstage comedy.

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A Life in the Theatre by Matthew Murray

As well executed as this play and production often are, the effect is not equivalent to a top-flight Glengarry Glen Ross, Speed-the-Plow, or Race that reveals Mamet at his caustic, unpredict…

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A Very Chilly Life in the Theatre by Scott Brown

David Mamet's play is performed, word perfect, by Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight. And that's the problem.

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Fingers and Toes at New York Musical Theatre Festival by Oscar E. Moore

Love is spoken about and sung about but somehow you don't fall in love with the show as a whole.

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The Boards: Playoff by Michael Schulman

Broadway and football: it was only a matter of time before someone put the two together.

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Director's new ballroom: NYC by CINDY ADAMS

AUSTRALIA'S Baz Luhrmann is everywhere -- but Australia. The director of "Moulin Rouge!," which copped eight Oscar nominations and the also Oscar-nominated "Romeo + Juliet," written by some …

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Jerry Seinfeld finds himself a Broadway director by MARK KENNEDY (AP)

One word seems to best describe Jerry Seinfeld's role as a Broadway director: reluctant.

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Gatz Tries a Novel Approach to Fitzgerald by Michael Feingold

Tendered is the text in ERS's latest show

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Lawrence Wright Gets an Eyeful in Gaza by Alexis Soloski

The Public Theater mounts The Human Scale

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Radio Macbeth— the Thane Mutiny on the Airwaves by Alexis Soloski

Out, damned spotlight! SITI Company explores that Scottish play

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Microcrisis Watches the Bubble Pop by Miriam Felton-Dansky

Ralph B. Pena directs Ma-Yi Theater's latest at Here

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Dramatis Personae Brings the Psychodrama From Peru by Tom Sellar

The Playwrights Realm stages a work by Gonzalo Rodriguez Risco

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Jack Daniels Joins Cast of Tigers Be Still by Andy Propst

Kim Rosenstock's dramedy is the latest from Roundabout Underground

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Carrie - Review by J. Cooper Robb

Carrie is fun, but Brat Productions lacks its usual fire.

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Theater review: A Life in the Theatre by Adam Feldman

David Mamet looks at two actors at different stages of life.

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'Life' worth reliving in humorous revival by ELISABETH VINCENTELLI

Hardships, petty humiliations, financial strain, crushed hopes: That's what you can expect as an actor. At least that's how it is in David Mamet's "A Life in the Theatre" -- and it's a come…

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Theater Review | 'A Life in the Theatre': From Mamet, a Backstage Bouquet by BEN BRANTLEY

David Mamet’s 1977 play, “A Life in the Theatre,” opened in an ill-advised Broadway revival starring Patrick Stewart and T. R. Knight.

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Ex-doc can't save 'A Life in Theatre' by Joe Dziemianowicz

Though it's called "A Life in the Theatre," it can be difficult to detect any vital signs in the sluggish Broadway revival of David Mamet's 1977 comedy. As light on nastiness (just six F-bom…

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Review: A Life in the Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight deliver brilliant comic performances in David Mamet's breezy backstage comedy.

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Highlights from A Life in the Theatre

Charting a relationship onstage and backstage, Sir Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight play actors — one in the twilight of his career and the other a relative newcomer — in the new …

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NY Review: 'A Life in the Theatre' by David Sheward

Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight are hilarious and touching as actors engaged in a series of onstage mishaps, but the real power of David Mamet's 1977 two-hander is in their changing mentor-p…

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Two actors give life to 'A Life in the Theatre'

The nicest show in town is by - no kidding - David Mamet. It is also an exhilarating showcase for two terrific actors, Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight, and a thrilling joyride back to the da…

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Mamet With an Accent

Sir Patrick Stewart's performance in David Mamet's "A Life in the Theatre," at the Schoenfeld Theatre, is deeply comprehending and painfully touching, just like the play itself.

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Were Our Word of Mouth Reviewers Stagestruck by A Life in the Theatre?

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Show Clip Special: Watch Patrick Stewart & T.R. Knight in Scenes from A Life in the Theatre

Want a preview of the exciting Broadway pairing of Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight in A Life in the Theatre? We've got clips from the revival of David M...

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Jerry Seinfeld and Colin Quinn Prepare for Broadway, Trade Quips, Yada Yada Yada by DAVE ITZKOFF

A give-and-take between Mr. Quinn and Mr. Seinfeld to promote their coming Broadway collaboration was moderated by Anderson Cooper, who proved pretty adept with the one-liners himself.

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Seinfeld makes history with 'Long Story Short' by Amanda Sidman, DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER

Colin Quinn and his one-man show, "Long Story Short," are heading for the bright lights of Helen Hayes Theater on 44th St, where previews start Oct. 22. The show -- billed as a history of t…

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PHOTO FLASH: Jerry Seinfeld, Colin Quinn at Press Event for Broadway's Long Story Short by Tristan Fuge

On Tuesday, October 12, comedians Colin Quinn and Jerry Seinfeld sat down with members of the press and CNN's Anderson Cooper to discuss Quinn's new one-man show Long Story Short, which is s…

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PHOTO CALL: Long Story Short's Colin Quinn and Jerry Seinfeld Chat with Anderson Cooper

Anderson Cooper hosted a question and answer session with Long Story Short star Colin Quinn and director Jerry Seinfeld at the Snapple Theatre on Oct. 12.

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Photo Coverage: Seinfeld, Quinn & Cooper Talk LONG STORY SHORT by Walter McBride

Today, CNN's Anderson Cooper moderated a discussion with Jerry Seinfeld and Colin Quinn in talks over A Colin Quinn Long Story Short - the one-man theatrical show moving to Broadway after a …

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Will Jerry Seinfeld Step Into Colin Quinn's Story?

What's the deal with understudies? It's a good question for Jerry Seinfeld, the sitcom superstar-turned Broadway director. Will Seinfeld step in if needed in fellow comedian Colin Quinn's ne…

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Comedy Today! Jerry Seinfeld, Colin Quinn and Anderson Cooper Discuss Long Story Short

On October 12, comedian Colin Quinn and newly minted Broadway director Jerry Seinfeld sat down to discuss Quinn's latest one-man show, Long ...

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'Priscilla' wins Bette by MICHAEL RIEDEL

Bette Midler says she loves the musical "Priscilla Queen of the Desert" so much "I'd be starring in it -- if I were a gay man!"She has, however, found another way to get her name above the t…

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Priscilla, Meet Bette: The Divine Miss Midler to Make Debut as Producer on Broadway Drag Musical

Oprah Winfrey believed in the powerful message of The Color Purple, Elton John felt Next Fall was a gay love story for our times and the trio of Jay-Z, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith knew…

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Sets not good enough for marvelous ‘Godunov' by JAMES JORDEN

At the close of “Boris Godunov,” a leaderless Russia churns in chaos. Happily, the Met's new production of Mussorgsky's masterpiece — despite a last-minute turnover on the …

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Musicals Born on Broadway Cause Jitters by PATRICK HEALY

Four major musicals will open on Broadway without any out-of-town tryouts, an exciting yet frightening move by creators.

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Theater Review | 'Radio Macbeth': To Hear Shakespeare, Perchance to Dream of Him by JASON ZINOMAN

As “Radio Macbeth” unfolds in a kind of theatrical alchemy, this play within a play becomes simply the play — the Scottish one.

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Music Review: The Broadway That’s Forever Buoyant by STEPHEN HOLDEN

Marilyn Maye mines the catalogs of Herman, Loesser and even Sondheim for upbeat anthems for her shows at the Metropolitan Room.

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On the London Stage: Hamlet in a T-Shirt by MATT WOLF

A new production of Hamlet with a modern-day look has debuted at London’s National Theater.

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'Memphis' Box Office Surpasses $1 Million Mark by PATRICK HEALY

"Memphis" grossed more than $1 million for the standard eight performances for the first time since previews began on Sept. 23, 2009.

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Glenn Close to Appear in 'The Normal Heart' by PATRICK HEALY

The major female role in Larry Kramer's "Normal Heart" has been filled for the starry Broadway reading that Joel Grey is directing Monday evening at the Walter Kerr Theater.

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Urban Fervor: '30 Rock' Shares Details of Its Live Episode by DAVE ITZKOFF

Robert Carlock, a "30 Rock" executive producer and show runner, explains how Thursday's live episode will be produced.

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Play Inspired by Beckett Heading to His Turf by STEVEN MCELROY

"Krapp, 39," seen in New York in 2008 and 2009, will be performed in Dublin and London.

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Review: NYMF 2010 Roundup #4 by Dan Bacalzo, Meredith Lee, and Sandy MacDonald

Reports on Pandora's Box, Shine! The Horatio Alger Musical, and Fellowship! The Musical Parody of "The Fellowship of the Ring."

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

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

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Richard Chamberlain and Christopher J. Hanke to Guest Star on ABC's Brothers & Sisters by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway and television star Richard Chamberlain will guest star on numerous episodes of ABC's drama Brothers & Sisters, according to EW.com.As previously reported by AfterElton.com, the…

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Lance Bass to Host American Music Awards; Glee, Lady Gaga, Usher Among Nominees by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway veteran and music superstar Lance Bass will host the American Music Awards, which will be broadcast live on ABC from the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 21.Usher, w…

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Review: Boris Godunov by David Finkle

The commanding Rene Pape leads an accomplished cast in Stephen Wadsworth's first-rate version of Mussorgsky's opera at the Metropolitan Opera.

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Karen Aldredge, Christina Clark, et al. Set for Regina Taylor's Trinity River Plays by Brian Scott Lipton

Casting has been announced for Regina Taylor's The Trinity River Plays, to play the Dallas Theater Center, November 5-December 5, and then Chicago's Goodman Theatre, January 15-February 20. …

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Denis Butkus, Maria Dizzia, Sarah Paulson, Alice Playten, et al. Set for Rattlestick's theaterjam by Dan Bacalzo

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's theaterjam, an all-day festival of short pieces, will be presented on Sunday, October 17.Works will include Wonderful, written and directed by Mary Laws and…

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Christine Ebersole, Gregory Maguire, Lili Taylor Set for October 27 Selected Shorts by Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole and Broadway veteran Lili Taylor will appear at Symphony Space on Wednesday, October 27 at 7pm for Selected Shorts.The evening, entitled "My Mother She K…

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Michael Kahn to Receive Richard Bauer Award by Dan Bacalzo

Michael Kahn, artistic director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company, will receive the sixth Richard Bauer Award, presented by The Board of the Washington Area Performing Arts Video Archive (W…

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Alex Emanuel, Trav SD, Yvonne Roen, et al. Set for Untitled Theater Company #61's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Andy Propst

Untitled Theater Company #61 (UTC61) has announced casting for Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, to run November 18 - December 11 at 3LD Art and Technology Center. Edward Einhorn will d…

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Oberon K.A. Adjepong, Carla Duren, Tonye Patano, et al. Set for La Jolla's Ruined by Dan Bacalzo

La Jolla Playhouse has announced casting for the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined, by Lynn Nottage. Liesl Tommy will direct this co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre and the Hunti…

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Brad Makarowski, Dan Sharkey, Montgomery Sutton et al. Set for Steven Michael Walters' The Girl from Nashville by Dan Bacalzo

EBE Ensemble has announced the full cast and creative team for the world premiere of The Girl from Nashville, written by Steven Michael Walters. Kristine Ayers will direct the production, wh…

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Tanya Barfield, Julia Cho, Anne Kauffman, et al. Set for Intiman Theatre's 2011 Season by Andy Propst

The Intiman Theatre has announced the plays that will comprise its 2011 season.Valerie Curtis-Newton will direct a production of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, which looks at a family facing l…

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Erich Bergen, Wesla Whitfield, West Side Story Touring Cast Set for One Night Only Cabaret by Dan Bacalzo

Jersey Boys star Erich Bergen and jazz and cabaret artist Wesla Whitfield will join cast members from the touring production of West Side Story for the One Night Only Cabaret at the Marines …

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Becky Gulsvig, John Tartaglia, Eric Jordan Young et al. Set for Engeman's Broadway Concert Series by Dan Bacalzo

Allison Case, Becky Gulsvig, William Michals, John Tartaglia, and Eric Jordan Young will be featured in the next installment of the John W. Engeman Theater at Northport's ongoing Broadway Co…

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Billy Crudup, Paul Giamatti, William Hurt, Cynthia Nixon, Tony Shalhoub, et al. Set for HBO's Too Big to Fail by Dan Bacalzo

Casting has been announced for the HBO movie adaptation of Too Big to Fail, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The movie, to be directed by Curtis Hanson, is based on Andrew Ross Sorkin's …

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Laura Alonso, Angelica de la Riva, Rosa Torres-Pardo et al. Set for The Lonely Hours at Alice Tully Hall by Andy Propst

The New York Opera Society has announced casting and creative team for Ricardo Llorca's opera The Empty Hours (Las Horas Vacias), which will receive its world stage premiere in a one-night-o…

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Tituss Burgess, Janet Dacal, Jose Llana, Darren Ritchie, Kate Shindle et al. Set for Frank Wildhorn's WONDERLAND - A New Alice. A New Musical by Dan Bacalzo

Janet Dacal will star as Alice in WONDERLAND - A New Alice. A New Musical, which will play a pre-Broadway engagement at the Ferguson Hall at the David A. Straz, Jr. Center for the Performi…

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PHOTO FLASH: NYPL's On Stage In Fashion to Open on October 14 by Andy Propst

Henri Bendel, Hattie Carnegie, Coco Chanel, Mainbocher, Norman Norell, Oscar de la Renta, Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, and Isaac Mizrahi will be among the designers represented in On Stage In …

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Glenn Close to Join Jack McBrayer, Joe Mantello, Patrick Wilson, et al. in Normal Heart Benefit Reading by Dan Bacalzo

Glenn Close will play the role of Dr. Emma Brookner in a 25th anniversary reading of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, on October 18 at the Walter Kerr Theatre. Tony Award winner and Oscar wi…

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Kevin Chamberlin, Karen Mason, Stephen Schwartz, Barbara Walsh, et al. Set for It Gets Better: Broadway Supports The Trevor Project by Brian Scott Lipton

Farah Alvin, Brent Barrett, Kevin Chamberlin, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Michelle Dowdy, Daisy Eagan, Eric Michael Gillett, Annie Golden, Randy Jones, Karen Mason, Liz McCartney, Judy McLane, Sara…

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Brent Barrett, Len Cariou, Michael Urie et al. Set for York Theatre Company Readings by Andy Propst

York Theatre Company has announced casting for the next three musicals that will be presented as part of its Developmental Reading Series.P.J. Griffith, Sarah Stiles and Michael Urie are set…

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PHOTO FLASH: Matthew Morrison in GLEE's Rocky Horror Show Tribute by Andy Propst

Glee's The Rocky Horror Show tribute episode is scheduled to air on FOX on Tuesday, October 26 at 8pm.The episode, according to FOX, will have Glee Club head Will Schuester (Matthew Morrison…

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Eric Anderson, Celina Carvajal, Brian Charles Rooney, et al. Set for Astronauts, Bedbugs & Other Killers by Dan Bacalzo

Eric Anderson, Ben Cameron, Celina Carvajal, Molly Hager, and Brian Charles Rooney will perform in Astronauts, Bedbugs & Other Killers: The Songs of Leschen and Sauter, at the Laurie Bee…

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Chita Rivera, Gavin Creel to Play Birdland in November by Dan Bacalzo

Two-time Tony Award nominee Gavin Creel will perform his new concert show, Back to New York at Birdland on Mondays, November 1, 8, and 15 at 7pm, while Tony Award winner Chita Rivera returns…

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Will Power Named Aetna New Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage by Dan Bacalzo

Playwright and performer Will Power has been named the Aetna New Voices Fellow at Hartford Stage for the 2010-2011 season.Power is an award-winning actor, rapper, playwright, and educator wh…

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VIDEO FLASH: Julie Andrews and Company in The Sound of Music by Andy Propst

To celebrate the 45th anniversary of the release of the movie The Sound of Music, the film, in a fully restored high definition version, will return to 500 theaters nationwide for The Sound …

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PHOTO FLASH: Dee Snider Joins Cast of Broadway's Rock of Ages by Tristan Fuge

On Monday, September 11, Twisted Sister frontman Dee Snider joined the Broadway company of Rock of Ages for his limited 11-week engagement, October 11-December 24.Snider is playing the role …

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Joe Iconis, Jim Poulos, Krysta Rodriguez, et al. Set for Songs You've Never Heard and Shows You've Never Heard Of by Dan Bacalzo

Steven Boyer, Andrew Durand, Leo Ash Evens, Jim Poulos, Krysta Rodriguez, Lance Rubin, Dana Steingold, and Alex Wyse will perform in Songs You've Never Heard and Shows You've Never Heard Of,…

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Danny DeVito, Mario Lopez, Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison, Evan Rachel Wood, et al. Set for Rocky Horror Picture Show Tribute by Dan Bacalzo

Danny DeVito, Jorge Garcia, Melora Hardin, Billy Idol, Ricki Lake, Mario Lopez, Julian McMahon, Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison, and Evan Rachel Wood will star in The Rocky Horror Picture Sho…

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Edward Albee to Participate in Discussion at Yale on October 22 by Dan Bacalzo

Three-time Pulitzer Prize winner Edward Albee will participate in a discussion at the Yale University Art Gallery McNeil Lecture Hall on Friday, October 22 at 3pm. Catherine Sheehy will serv…

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David Schwimmer Marries Zoe Buckman by Andy Propst

David Schwimmer has married British photographer Zoe Buckman, according to a report on EW.com. The couple, whose engagement was reported in March, were married in a private ceremony in Jun…

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Review: Nat Sings Nat: The Songs of Nat King Cole by Brian Scott Lipton

Natalie Douglas' sublime new tribute show to the legendary vocalist is full of warmth, sass, and simplicity.

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Joe Iconis, Adam Rapp, John Patrick Shanley, A.J. Shively et al. Set for Preview of the Arts at Joe's Pub by Andy Propst

Joe Iconis, Adam Rapp, and John Patrick Shanley are all set to take part in Preview of the Arts 2011, a three-day series of panel discussions, performances and screenings to be offered at Jo…

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Michael Laurence to Perform Krapp, 39 in London and Dublin by Dan Bacalzo

Michael Laurence will bring his solo show, Krapp, 39 to both London and Dublin, according to The New York Times. He will perform at London's Tristan Bates Theater, November 22-December 4, an…

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Liz McCartney, Stacia Fernandez, Mary Stout et al. Set for 4th Wall Theatre's Miscast by Dan Bacalzo

Broadway veterans Liz McCartney, Stacia Fernandez, and Mary Stout will perform in 4th Wall Theatre's fundraising event, Miscast, to be held at Westminster Arts Center, in Bloomfield, New Jer…

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Today in Theatre History: OCTOBER 13

1903 Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland opens on Broadway, introducing the songs "I Can't Do the Sum," "Go To Sleep," "Toyland" and "The March of the Wooden Soldiers." The latter title will b…

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The Stars Who Make "The Beast" a Beaut

David Hyde Pierce and Mark Rylance are having a very good time in La Bête, a comedy about the life and death -- and life -- of theatrical art.

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Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake Plays New York City Center Starting Oct. 13

Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake, the modern re-interpretation of the legendary ballet that won three 1999 Tony Awards, plays New York City Center Oct. 13-Nov. 7.

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Malcolm Gets Is Stephen Foster in Banished Children World Premiere Starting Oct. 13

Civil War-era New York City will come to life Oct. 13 with the first preview of the world premiere of Kelly Younger's Banished Children of Eve at Off-Broadway's Irish Repertory Theatre. Malc…

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Alan Rickman, Lindsay Duncan, Fiona Shaw Star in NYC-Bound Borkman, Opening in Ireland

A new Frank McGuinness-penned version of Henrik Ibsen's 1896 marital drama John Gabriel Borkman, starring Tony Award nominee Alan Rickman in the title role, opens Oct. 13 following previews …

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Will Eno's Middletown, Populated by Roache, Engel, Day, Burns, Starts Off-Broadway Oct. 13

Linus Roache, Johanna Day and Georgia Engel are among residents of a small American community in Will Eno's Middletown, beginning a world-premiere run Oct. 13 at Off-Broadway's Vineyard Thea…

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Rock the Vote: Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Opens on Broadway Oct. 13

In 1829 he was elected the seventh President of the United States. In 2010 he's a rebellious rock star leading a nation through its troubled teens in the new musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jac…

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Lombardo's High, Starring Kathleen Turner, Arrives in St. Louis Oct. 13

Tony and Academy Award-nominated actress Kathleen Turner tests her faith as she attempts to help a young addict change his life in Matthew Lombardo's High, which begins performances Oct. 13 …

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Float Arouses Secrets and Questions in Chicago World Premiere; Cast Announced

Five Midwestern women struggle with questions of religion, sexuality and identity as they construct a holiday parade float in the world premiere of Float by Patricia Kane, artistic associate…

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Virginia Madsen, Olympia Dukakis, Aidan Quinn and Zosia Mamet Cast in "The Art of Love"

Oscar winner Olympia Dukakis, Oscar nominee Virginia Madsen, Aidan Quinn and Zosia Mamet will be seen in the new film "The Art of Love," which begins shooting this week in Woodstock, NY.

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Upcoming Cast Recordings

Here is a survey of upcoming and recent cast album releases (and significant Broadway-related recordings).

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Jersey Boys to Become Longest-Running Show in History of August Wilson Theatre

On Oct. 13, following the 8 PM performance, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning musical Jersey Boys will become the longest-running show in the history of Broadway's August Wilson The…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Announces Plans for Refurbishment of London Palladium

At an Oct. 12 celebration to mark the 100th birthday of The London Palladium, Andrew Lloyd Webber announced that the famed theatre, which will house his upcoming production of The Wizard of …

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Allison Case, Becky Gulsvig, William Michals, John Tartaglia Set for Broadway Center Stage Concert

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport's Broadway Concert Series will continue Nov. 6 with Broadway Center Stage.

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Broadway's Christmas Week Performance Schedule

Most Broadway shows have an irregular performance schedule during Christmas week, Dec. 20-26.

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