Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Martinez Delivers Crushing Knockout Of Williams

Martinez delivers crushing knockout of Williams

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Report: Would-Be Plane Bombers Post Attack Details

Report: Would-be plane bombers post attack details

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Claude Hay: Building A Better Song

The Australian singer-songwriter has a habit of retooling whatever he gets his hands on, from his car to his favorite music. He built his new album, Deep Fried Satisfied, with memories and e…

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A Wish Upon A Star

You are given an anagram, and must rearrange the letters to name a Walt Disney film. For example, given "iconic hop," the answer would be "Pinocchio."

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Hours So Early, Holiday Shoppers Stay Up Late

The holiday retail season begins in earnest this week and so far, the sales data suggest many Americans are ready to shop again. It's good news for the economy, but it might have you shopp…

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Notre Dame Beats Army 27-3 At Yankee Stadium

Notre Dame beats Army 27-3 at Yankee Stadium

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Gay's Buzzer Beater For Grizzlies Beats Heat 97-95

Gay's buzzer beater for Grizzlies beats Heat 97-95

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Panthers Send Islanders To 12th Straight Loss

Panthers send Islanders to 12th straight loss

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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/20/2010

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11202010.

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Daniel Day-Lewis In Ill. To Prepare For 'Lincoln'

Daniel Day-Lewis in Ill. to prepare for 'Lincoln'

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Burkina Faso President Poised For Re-Election

Burkina Faso president poised for re-election

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Pampered Critics? No, Critics in Pampers by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Theater for the very young seems to be a growing trend. Three new fathers explore the possibilities.

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Playwrights Shuttle to TV and Back by Jason Zinoman

More and more playwrights are writing for television, and in many ways this is a good thing for theater.

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Analysis: Pope's Comments Add To Debate On Condoms

Analysis: Pope's comments add to debate on condoms

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Gokey Helped Get 'Idol' To Milwaukee For Auditions

Gokey helped get 'Idol' to Milwaukee for auditions

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Jefferson Leads LSU Past Ole Miss, 43-36

Jefferson leads LSU past Ole Miss, 43-36

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Kyle Busch Wins Owner's Championship For JGR

Kyle Busch wins owner's championship for JGR

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ND AD: No Safety Concerns About Playing Field

ND AD: No safety concerns about playing field

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No. 14 Virginia Tech Wins ACC Coastal Title, 31-17

No. 14 Virginia Tech wins ACC Coastal title, 31-17

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Gates: Focus On Afghan Troop Training After 2014

Gates: Focus on Afghan troop training after 2014

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No. 7 Stanford Beats Cal 48-14 In Big Game Blowout

No. 7 Stanford beats Cal 48-14 in Big Game blowout

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Bill Bailey: Dandelion Mind – review by Stephanie Merritt

Wyndhams theatre, LondonDoubt is the theme of Bailey's latest show – "or is it?" he wonders. Despite dealing in vagueness, it seems the uncertainties of modern life have unleashed some of …

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Mat Horne: 'The recovery was always going to be quite lengthy' | Interview by Tom Lamont

Mat Horne has had a rocky time since Gavin & Stacey. A bit of Chekhov will cheer him up…The story of Mat Horne's 2009 is one retold, surely, by publicists and producers pressing torches to…

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Fela!; The Glass Menagerie; The Master Builder | Theatre review by Susannah Clapp

Olivier; Young Vic; Almeida; all LondonIt has got audiences on their feet applauding at the National. It has the stalls attempting, if not a full pelvic thrust, at least a flaccid twinge. An…

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Wayne McGregor/Random Dance: FAR | Dance review by Luke Jennings

Sadler's Wells, LondonA new McGregor piece is always a challenge. There's the sensually complex work on stage to engage with, and there is the equally demanding task of following the choreog…

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Inheritance – review by Clare Brennan

Live theatre, NewcastleRemember Look and Learn, the children's comic that aimed to educate as it entertained? It's been on my mind a lot in the past few weeks, watching plays where character…

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Invited Dress: New York Pops’ Sondheim Birthday Bash by Kevin Daly

A week ago, I wasn’t even sure I was going to be attending the New York Pops‘ celebration of Stephen Sondheim‘s 80th birthday. There was a possibility that I might be atten…

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Book Review: Finishing the Hat by Stephen Sondheim

Stephen Sondheim’s new book “Finishing the Hat” is a collection of lyrics from his shows from 1954 to 1981.  More than that, it is a look inside the mind of this American…

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Merck Gets Good News From Vytorin Study

Merck gets good news from Vytorin study

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Saturday Special Spotlight: Andre De Shields

Today we are talking to an Emmy-winning stage star best known for his unforgettable turns as the Wizard of Oz himself in the original Broadway cast of THE WIZ, as well as his Emmy-winning pe…

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Woman, 3 Kids Found Dead In Violent Fla. Scene

Police find body of woman, 3 children in Fla. home

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Time For Title Contenders To Shut Up And Drive

Tight title race not helping NASCAR's ratings

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Merck Gets Good News From Vytorin Study

Merck gets good news from Vytorin study

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AP Source: Hornets, Raptors Agree To 5-Player Deal

AP source: Hornets, Raptors agree to 5-player deal

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STAGE TUBE: EVERY TONGUE CONFESS Plays Arena Stage's Kogod Cradle

Arena Stage's newest space, the Kogod Cradle, held its inaugural presentation, the world premiere of Marcus Gardley's exploration of hate crimes in the American South, every tongue confess, …

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Oops: Air Force Sends Tanker Bid Details To Rivals

Air Force says it sent bid info to competitors

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Feds: Oil Spill Claims Process Needs Transparency

Feds: Oil spill claims process needs transparency

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Report: Feds Conducting Big Insider Trading Probe

Report: Feds conducting big insider trading probe

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Pakistani Family Seeks Pardon For Christian Woman

Pakistan leader may free condemned Christian woman

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Broadway Review: THE MERCHANT OF VENICE

The Public Theater’s production of The Merchant of Venice is spectacular in every facet.  This is the same production that played the park last summer to “sold out” crowds. &nb…

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Jane Krakowski to Light Empire State Building for Lupus Foundation by Thomas Peter

Tony Award winner and "30 Rock" star Jane Krakowski will light the Empire State Building blue at 3:30 PM Nov. 22 in honor of The S.L.E. Lupus Foundation’s Life without Lupus 40…

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Obama Says Understands Ire Over Airport Screenings

Obama says understands ire over airport screenings

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Boil-Water Order For New Orleans 'Til 3 P.m. Sun.

Boil-water order for New Orleans 'til 3 p.m. Sun.

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No. 6 Wisconsin Paves Michigan 48-28

No. 6 Wisconsin starts strong, tops Michigan 48-28

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Before UConn Streak: Washington U Won 81 Straight

Before UConn streak: Washington U won 81 straight

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Tiger Woods PR Campaign Off To Shaky Start

Tiger Woods PR campaign off to shaky start

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Yale LB Reising Wheeled Off After Helmet Hit

Yale LB Reising wheeled off after helmet hit

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As World Warms, Negotiators Give Talks Another Try

As world warms, negotiators give talks another try

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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"Merchant" and "Devil Boys" Top Busy, Bruising Week by Rob Weinert-Kendt

The highs and lows were extreme this week on StageGrade. It began with a stark contrast: an A for the acclaimed Broadway transfer of last summer's Central Park hit, The Merchant of Venice st…

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Internet Commenters: This Is You

Online, there are two groups of people. Those who comment, and everybody else. For writer Kevin Collier, even the most rambling of online comments -- when assembled in aggregate -- contain …

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Officers Swarm Rugged Utah Canyon, Hunting Shooter

Official: Utah state park police officer shot

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Former Sen. Braun Enters Race For Chicago Mayor

Carol Moseley Braun made history when she was elected in 1992 as the first black woman in the U.S. Senate. She lost her re-election bid in 1998 and was later named ambassador to New Zealan…

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Army Court Halts Case In Afghan Civilian Killings

Soldier's father: Army was warned of murder plot

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Former Sen. Braun Announces Run For Chicago Mayor

Former Sen. Braun announces run for Chicago mayor

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A star turn from new arrival at Boston Ballet by Karen Campbell, Globe Correspondent

In person, Lasha Khozashvili has the unpretentious air of the boy next door. Wearing blue jeans and sneakers, his black mop of curls still wet from a post-performance shower and his youthful…

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Spector's in the Christmas spirit by James Reed, Globe Staff

For so many generations, she’s the voice of Christmas pop songs, the one that sang so sweetly about Frosty the Snowman and spying on her mommy kissing Santa Claus.

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Critics' picks by James Reed and Sarah Rodman, Globe Staff

CELTIC YULETIDE Irish tenor and musical theater star Michael Londra — late of “Riverdance’’ — brings the sounds of his 2009 seasonal album, “Beyond the St…

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Critic's picks by Karen Campbell, Globe Correspondent

URBANITY DANCE How about a provocative antidote for rampant holiday materialism? Urbanity Dance director-choreographer Betsi Graves Akerstein opens her dance-theater version of Annie Leonard…

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Critic's picks by Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

MRS. GRINCHLEY’S CHRISTMAS CAROL Ryan Landry and the Gold Dust Orphans promise this adaptation of Dickens’s tale, with an “old boozehound’’ who travels through …

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Critic's picks by Jeremy Eichler, Globe Staff

BOSTON EARLY MUSIC FESTIVAL For its third annual production of period chamber opera in Jordan Hall, BEMF offers Purcell’s much-loved “Dido and Aeneas.’’ The orchestra…

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A new take on Tarkington by Joel Brown, Globe Correspondent

Carl Forsman wanted to create an original Christmas show for his New York theater troupe, Keen Company, which specializes in “sincere plays.’’ He looked for four years for …

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Obama Seeks Transition In Afghan Combat Mission

Obama welcomes Russia's help on missile defense

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On The Road, Obama Eagerly Promotes Electric Cars

On the road, Obama eagerly promotes electric cars

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The Son Also Rises: Should William Be King?

The Son Also Rises: Should William be king?

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New York-New Jersey Subway Raises Hackles, Hopes

New York-New Jersey subway raises hackles, hopes

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Crab Catch Reignites Trap Limits Debate In Calif.

Crab catch reignites trap limits debate in Calif.

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Clashes Break Out In Egypt Amid Election Tension

Clashes break out in Egypt amid election tension

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US Women Edge Italy 1-0 In World Cup Playoff

US women edge Italy 1-0 in World Cup playoff

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Edgewise by Stagegrade

Are critics getting a word in about "Edgewise"?

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Ex-Yankee Jim Leyritz Acquitted In Fatal DUI Crash

DUI manslaughter trial opens for ex-Yankee Leyritz

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Pope: Condoms Can Be Justified In Some Cases

Pope: condoms can be justified in some cases

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Hotels In Sales-Tax Free NH Target Shoppers

Hotels in sales-tax free NH target shoppers

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Gates Warns Of Fallout If Russia Arms Treaty Fails

Gates warns of fallout if Russia arms treaty fails

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Popes Says Condoms Can Be Used In Some Cases

Pope Benedict XVI made the comments in a new book. He said that for male prostitutes -- for whom contraception isn't a central issue -- condoms are not a moral solution. But he said cond…

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Obama: `We Are In Better Place Now' In Afghanistan

Obama: `We are in better place now' in Afghanistan

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Corruption Charges Disturb Residents In Md. County

Corruption charges disturb residents in Md. county

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Obama Says Allies Calling For US To OK Arms Pact

Obama says allies calling for US to OK arms pact

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TWITTER WATCH: Harvey Fierstein 'Did someone announce my imminent demise?'

BroadwayWorld.com presents Twitter Watch, which brings you only the best and most interesting reports straight from the mouths of Broadway stars, shows and more on the hot social networking …

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Photo Flash: BONNIE & CLYDE Opens at the Asolo Rep

Asolo Repertory Theatre's production of Bonnie amp Clyde opened on November 19. The opening night festivities included vintage cars on the patio courtesy of Vintage Motors of Sarasota.

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7 Jukebox Musicals 'In Theater Limbo'

A recent article from SoundSpike.com discusses seven jukebox musicals that are trapped in theatrical limbo. These shows at one point in time seemed full of Broadway potential, but since, hav…

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Actress Injured During JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH

Due to an injured actor, the workshop production of the new musical, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH was cancelled Thursday night at Goodspeed Musical's Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. acco…

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Brent Barrett, Kevin Chamberlin, Christine Pedi, Teri Ralston, Del Shores, et al. to Appear at Laurie Beechman Theater in December

The Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Cafe has announced its December offerings. Among the highlights: Jana Robins will present her solo show Gypsy in My Soul on Wednesday, December …

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Dancing with the Stars producer responds to Bristol Palin voting controversy

The million dollar question among Dancing with the Stars fans these days? How did Bristol Palin make it into the season 11 finals? "She deserves it," says executive producer Conrad Green. "A…

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Linday Lohan no longer starring in Linda Lovelance biopic Inferno

Despite previous assurances that the production was ready and waiting for Lindsay Lohan, Inferno director Matthew Wilder now says that his Linda Lovelace biopic is moving on without the trou…

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Composer Stephen Schwartz is hot on B'way: Wicked grossed $1.5 million last week after 7 years

Stephen Schwartz's popular and tuneful 1972 musical Pippin is headed back to Broadway. It originally starred Ben Vereen, Jill Clayburgh and John Rubinstein. A Broadway revival of his hit God…

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Murdered publicist Ronni Chasen thought she was being followed

The well-liked industry veteran told a friend she believed she was being followed shortly after the 2010 Oscars. Former NYPD and LAPD chief William J. Bratton said: "This is a real Hollywo…

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Health Group Urges Restricting Flavored Cigarettes

Tobacco industry lobbies for flavorful cigarettes

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The King And I: Travels With Elvis' Stepbrother

The King and I: Travels with Elvis' stepbrother

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Kelli O'Hara triumphs in revival of 'Bells are Ringing'

In the Encores! revival of "Bells are Ringing," running through Sunday at City Center, O'Hara, makes her star turn as a switchboard girl Ella Peterson thoroughly effortless yet completely wi…

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Special Saturday Post: A Seminar in LA! by Ken Davenport

I couldn't wait until Monday to get out this news, hence the Saturday post! (I can't believe I just used the word "hence") Due to pop demand, I've added a Get Your Show Off The Gro…

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Tony Parker forgot to click log on his computer and his affair became known

Eva Longoria's marriage to basketball star Tony Parker ended when he forgot to click the "log off" button. Parker reportedly kept a secret file on his computer that had information about Eri…

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British actor Daniel Day Lewis to star as Abraham Lincoln for Steven Spielberg

Two time Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis will star as the 16th President of the United States in DreamWorks Studios’ Lincoln to be directed by Steven Spielberg.

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NATO Says It Won't Abandon Afghanistan

NATO will start reducing troop levels in Afghanistan next year and hand over control of security to the Afghans in 2014 but will not abandon the country after that and let it slip back int…

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Taiwan Is Big Winner At Golden Horse Film Festival

Chinese films contend at Taiwanese awards event

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Usual 8 Players Square Off At ATP Tour Finals

Usual 8 players square off at ATP tour finals

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The Worst U.S. Naval Disaster You've Never Heard Of

It may not be in your history books. But it ended with scores of sunken ships, hundreds of missing soldiers and Revolutionary hero Paul Revere facing charges of cowardice and incompetence. W…

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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A Free Man of Color by Theasy.com

Lincoln Center Theatre, Broadway By Alan J. Miller BOTTOM LINE: Part Restoration Comedy and part panoramic saga, A Free Man of Color doesn't seem to know what it wants to be. Is it…

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Feature: All About Me

TheaterMania reviews new books by Ricky Martin, Lady Antonia Fraser, and Mike Birbiglia.

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NATO Plans To Invite Russia To Join Missile Shield

NATO plans to invite Russia to join missile shield

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Verner Wins Cup Of Russia; Chan, Abbott Fall

Verner wins Cup of Russia; Chan, Abbott fall

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Open Thread 11/20-11/21

This week's "Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me!" open thread is now open. All topics are on the table.

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Broadway Beat Weekend Special: Angels in America, Joan Collins & The Scottsboro Boys!

The all new 21st Season of Broadway Beat is here This week catch up with Broadway Beat at Angels in America, Joan Collins amp The Scottsboro Boys.

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STAGE TUBE: Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones Visit 'The View'

Tony and Academy Award winning actress Vanessa Redgrave and two-time Tony winner James Earl Jones visited The View on Nov. 18 to talk about their work in the Broadway production of Alfred Uh…

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Hartford Stage: Thinking Inside the Box

Whoever succeeds Michael Wilson as artistic director of Hartford Stage will face a challenge of critical mass. How do you program works that have any kind of newness, edge or dare for a larg…

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Vanessa Redgrave and James Earl Jones Visit "The View" (Video) by Thomas Peter

Tony and Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave and two-time Tony winner James Earl Jones drove over to “The View” Nov. 18 to talk about their work in the Broadway production of A…

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It Shouldn't Happen To A Hero Dog

A dog named Target thwarted a suicide bomber in Afghanistan and saved the lives of American soldiers. One took her home for a life of love and pampering in Arizona. But a careless, thoughtle…

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Obama Tells GOP Not To Hold Up Russia Arms Treaty

Obama talks of need for compromise with GOP

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Charm Gone, Town Kicks Out Free-Ranging Turkeys

Six years ago, a pair of wild turkeys walked into La Conner, Wash., and soon later, a full flock was living in the small town. The town fell in love, but lately, the novelty of having 20-pou…

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Youtube Weekend Fave: Sondheim B'Day Salute from London

Every weekend I'm going to post some of the youtube clips that I come across that I especially love -- those that give me goosebumps, touch my heart or make me laugh. On Wednesday at 9 p.m.&…

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Park Ranger Shot, Law Hunts Suspect In Utah Canyon

A Utah state park ranger was in critical condition after being shot three times, and authorities searched for his suspected attacker early Saturday around a rugged canyon west of Moab.

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Moonlighting pays for B'way thesps

Legit News: TV, film perfs bring 'added value' to stage work -- TV and movie stars continue lining up en masse to make their Broadway debut.

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"Elf" is a Sugarplum-Sweet Christmas Treat by Jan@broadwayandme

It probably won’t come as a surprise to you that a semi-professional grouch like me is not the target audience for Elf, the new musical version of the 2003 Will Ferrell movie about a man w…

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Susan Sarandon, Sigourney Weaver and Jane Fonda strip off for steamy magazine shoot

The trio posed in a variety of sultry poses for V Magazine's upcoming Who Cares About Age issue.

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Mel Gibson: Oksana doctored pictures of injured baby

He has accused his ex of doctoring a photo of their baby daughter to back up false claims he injured her.

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Country singer Eddie Montgomery has prostate cancer

An e-mailed statement from the Kentucky native says he will undergo surgery to remove a cancerous tumor in December.

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BWW's On This Day - November 20, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Wesley Snipes headed to prison for tax evasion

Snipes was ordered to start serving a three-year prison sentence for failing to file income tax returns by a federal judge who rejected the Hollywood star's bid for a new trial.

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Rachel Zoe is pregnant with a boy

After months of frustration over not being able to conceive, Rachel became pregnant with their first child. "She's having a boy,"

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Rupert Grint: kissing Emma Watson was just okay

Rupert Grint does not count himself among the massive number of males who probably want to smooch Emma Watson.

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Jessica Simpson and Eric Johnson celebrate their engagement

About 40 to 50 people, including a few NFL players, gathered at the California home of Simpson's parents, Joe and Tina.

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FBI investigating powder scare at Dancing With the Stars

Investigators said an initial screening determined the substance wasn't hazardous.

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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The next sculpture to grace Greenway is work of local artist by Meghan E. Irons, Globe Staff

For nearly 18 months, “Botanica’’ stood its ground on the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway — a spiry 35-foot-tall stainless steel sculpture with leaves rising to the …

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Italian officer spots stolen statue on vacation

Two ancient statues stolen in the 1980s from Italian museums are now back home, thanks in part to a police art squad specialist who spotted one of them in a New York gallery while window-sho…

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Statue add-ons pique Italian art restorers

Italy’s culture ministry defended Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi yesterday for giving ancient marble statues in his office replacement body parts, to the horror of art restorers.

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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No. 3 Boise State Rolls Past Fresno State 51-0

No. 3 Boise State rolls past Fresno State 51-0

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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New Guide Helps Birders Play The Match Game

Join the hunt as Weekend Edition Saturday's Scott Simon goes birding with Don and Lillian Stokes, who have just published their latest bird guide, The Stokes Field Guide to the Birds of Nort…

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Saturday, November 20, 2010 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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White Powder Sent To `Dancing With The Stars'

FBI: Threatening letter with powder found at CBS

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Michelle Obama And Friends See 'Fela!' On Broadway

Michelle Obama and friends see 'Fela!' on Broadway

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Painting The Future: Rockman Blends Reality, Fantasy

Alexis Rockman's art blends the real and fanciful, and the genuine and the synthetic in large, vibrant works. Rockman takes his inspiration from nature and paints the world not only as it is…

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Liza Minnelli Plays 'One Night Only' Concert at St. George Theatre, 11/20

Liza Minnelli will perform 'Liza Minnelli In Concert' for one night only on November 20, at the St. George Theatre in Staten Island, the singer has announced on her official website.

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Michelle Obama and friends see 'Fela!' on Broadway by Mark Kennedy

The audience at Thursday's performance of "Fela!" on Broadway got an extra thrill when an unannounced guest arrived -- the first lady.

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The Wasserstein Prize: More fallout by Adam Feldman

Wasserstein Prize protesters now protest being protested

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Theater Review: With Her, It’s Love at First Sound by BEN BRANTLEY

Kelli O’Hara plays the big-hearted telephone operator in a revival of “Bells Are Ringing.”

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Will ring your 'Bells' by ELISABETH VINCENTELLI

Though it boasts a golden pedigree — a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, music by Jule Styne — “Bells Are Ringing,” from 1956, is often considered a d…

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'Bells Are Ringing' loud and clear by Elisabeth Vincentelli

I for one would love to see the production move to Broadway, if only so I can see it again. It's certainly superior to "The Apple Tree" and "Finian's Rainbow," two befuddling Encores! transf…

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Kelli O'Hara is a smooth operator in 'Bells' by Linda Winer

Creaky old sweetheart of a musical, dazzling Kelli O'Hara

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Kelli O'Hara makes `Bells Are Ringing' sound sweet by Mark Kennedy

The script is, of course, littered with hopelessly out-of-date references — younger audience members may have no idea what an answerphone is in the age of Skype — but the charm o…

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REVIEW: 1950s ‘Bells Are Ringing’ chimes this weekend by MICHAEL SOMMERS

Sure, "Bells Are Ringing" may be a pretty familiar show to fans of old musicals, but the expertise of Marshall's smart production makes it an enjoyable occasion.

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NY Review: 'Bells Are Ringing (in Concert)' by Erik Haagensen

Ultimately, this "Bells" is a pleasant-enough serving of a rather ramshackle yet endearing Jule Styne-Betty Comden-Adolph Green mid-career musical comedy.

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Bells Are Ringing by Matthew Murray

It’s flawless in every way except the one that counts most — its leading lady.

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Review Roundup: BELLS ARE RINGING

Encores presents Bells Are Ringing through November 20 at New York City Center. Bells Are Ringing is directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall with music direction by Rob Berman, has m…

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Calling in to the 'Bells Are Ringing' Revival by MARSHALL HEYMAN

It was like being back at theater camp. In a rehearsal room at City Center, the cast and creative team of "Bells Are Ringing," the opening offering in the 18th season of Encores! gathered fo…

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BWW TV: BELLS ARE RINGING at City Center by Broadway Beat

Bells Are Ringing, the opening Encores production of the 2010-11 season, features music by Jule Styne and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The show will run November 18-21 a…

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Phyllis Newman Will Be Part of Bells Are Ringing Talkback by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Phyllis Newman will participate in a talkback following the Nov. 20 matinee performance of Bells Are Ringing at New York City Center.Newman, who understudied Judy Holliday …

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Newman Set for BELLS ARE RINGING Talkback, 11/20

Tomorrow, Saturday, November 20th at 430 p.m., Phyllis Newman will participate in a special talkback with the stars and cast of the current City Center revival of the beloved Broadway show, …

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Phyllis Newman and George S. Irving to Participate in November 20 Bells Are Ringing Talkback by Brian Scott Lipton

Phyllis Newman and George S. Irving will participate in the Saturday, November 20 matinee post-show talkback of the City Center Encores! production of Bells Are Ringing. The show, which runs…

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A night to remember: Theatre World's John Willis to be honored on November 22 by Adam Feldman

A fond tribute to Theatre World founder John Willis.

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A Free Man of Color by David Cote

John Guare's audacious history play sprawls all over 1801 New Orleans.

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Lead Producer of 'Spider-Man' Hit With Lawsuit by Live Nation by BEN SISARIO

The concert and ticketing company says Michael Cohl owes it more than $5 million.

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Last chance to see these shows by David Cote

Shows closing this weekend at the Public and BAM

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Under the Radar 2011 at a glance by David Cote

Quick thoughts on January's Under the Radar

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Tune in to the Arts File on WQXR: Cote on Historical Shows by David Cote

David Cote talks historical shows on WQXR Friday morning

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Dark at the top of the stairs: The 39 Steps will close on January 16 by Adam Feldman

The 39 Steps comes to an end at New World Stages

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Dane Cook rides Fat Pig to Broadway by Adam Feldman

Dane Cook is coming to Broadway

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The Debate Society will bring back Buddy Cop 2 by David Cote

Buddy Cop 2 to return in January

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The Week in Culture Pictures, Nov. 19 by THE NEW YORK TIMES

A slide show of photographs of cultural events from this week.

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When the Critic Says an Art Form Is Dying by JENNIFER B. MCDONALD

Readers, what do you think: Is ballet dying? What are its greatest challenges?

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Arts & Leisure Preview: Cher, Fran Lebowitz and More by BLAKE WILSON

Wisdom, insights and observations from this weekend's Arts & Leisure section.

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Feature: 10 Vibrant Vocalists by Andy Propst

Reviews of CDs from David Campbell, Mark Salling, Jennifer Sheehan, and seven more singers.

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Full Cast Set for Broadway's Wonderland Musical by Dan Bacalzo

Complete casting has been announced for 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 Perf…

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Company XIV to Present Nutcracker Rouge Burlesque Show by Dan Bacalzo

Company XIV will present the world premiere of Nutcracker Rouge, at the company's home in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn, December 10-January 9, with an opening on December 12.Described as "a Bar…

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Brent Barrett, Kevin Chamberlin, Teri Ralston, Del Shores, et al. to Appear at Laurie Beechman Theater in December by Dan Bacalzo

The Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Cafe has announced some of its December offerings.On Friday, December 3, the latest edition of Sondheim Unplugged will take place, with special g…

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Ellen Burstyn, Carol Kane, Keira Knightley, Elisabeth Moss, et al. Set for London's The Children's Hour by Andy Propst

Ellen Burstyn, Carol Kane, Amy Dawson, Bryony Hannah and Tobias Menzies will join the previously announced Keira Knightley and Elisabeth Moss in Lillian Hellman's The Children's Hour, to be …

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Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and More to Embark on U.K. Glee Concert Tour June 2011 by Dan Bacalzo

The stars of Glee -- including cast members Dianna Agron, Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, and Amber Riley -- will embark on a five-date concert U.K. tour in June 2011…

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Casting Announced for José "Pepe" Martinez and Leonard Foglia's To Cross the Face of the Moon Opera by Andy Propst

Casting has been announced for José "Pepe" Martinez and Leonard Folgia's mariachi opera, To Cross the Face of the Moon / Cruzar la Cara de la Luna, which will be offered for a fou…

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Feature: Opening Night: A Free Man of Color by Tristan Fuge

Stockard Channing, S. Epatha Merkerson, Justina Machado, Rosie Perez, Ben Stiller, George C. Wolfe, Lynn Whitfield, Jeffrey Wright and more stars celebrate the Broadway opening of John Guare…

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Daniel Day-Lewis to Star in Lincoln Movie, with Screenplay by Tony Kushner by Andy Propst

Two-time Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis will play Abraham Lincoln in the film version of Team of Rivals, Doris Kearns Goodwin's biography of the president, according to EW.com. Steven…

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Robert Cuccioli, Shuler Hensley, Beth Leavel, Andrea McArdle, George Wendt, et al. Set for York Gala, Honoring Thomas Meehan by Dan Bacalzo

An updated list of participants has been announced for the York Theatre Company's 19th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre gala, to be held at The Racquet &am…

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Jenn Gambatese to Join Robert Cuccioli, Beth Fowler, Luba Mason, Lenny Wolpe in Wildcat Benefit by Dan Bacalzo

Jenn Gambatese will replace the previously announced Allison Case in Theatrical Gems' benefit presentation of the 1961 musical Wildcat, at the Julia Miles Theater at 7pm on Sunday, December …

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PHOTO FLASH: Dee Snider and the School of Rock All-Stars Raise Awareness for Children's Miracle Network by Tristan Fuge

On Thursday, November 18, rock star Dee Snider -- currently starring as Dennis in Broadway's Rock of Ages -- joined the School of Rock music program's All Stars for a one-hour afternoon conc…

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Goodspeed Musicals to Present My One and Only, Show Boat, City of Angels in 2011 by Dan Bacalzo

Goodspeed Musicals has announced the productions for its 2011 season, which will begin with My One and Only (April 15-June 25), featuring a book by Timothy S. Mayer and Peter Stone, and usin…

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Liz Callaway to Join New York City Gay Men's Chorus for Holiday Concert by Dan Bacalzo

Tony nominee Liz Callaway will be the special guest star in the New York City Gay Men's Chorus' holiday concert, Sing Your Brass Off!, at Town Hall, on Sunday, December 19 at 3pm and 8pm.The…

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Kate Baldwin, Charles Busch, Julie Halston, Emily Skinner, Bobby Steggert, Mary Testa Set for Transport Group Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Kate Baldwin will join the previously announced Charles Busch, Emily Skinner, Bobby Steggert, and Mary Testa in the Transport Group Theatre Company's annual gala, Gimme a Break, to be held o…

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PHOTO FLASH: Ilene Kirsten, David Moretti, et al. at 100th Performance of My Big Gay Italian Wedding by Dan Bacalzo

The Off-Broadway company of author and star Anthony Wilkinson's My Big Gay Italian Wedding celebrated its 100th performance at St. Luke's Theatre, on Thursday, November 18. Teresa A. Cicala …

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David Bamber, Sarah Lancashire, Reece Shearsmith, et al. Set for Betty Blue Eyes Musical in London by Andy Propst

Additional casting has been announced for the new musical Betty Blue Eyes, which will begin performances at the West End's Novello Theatre on March 19, according to a report on Whatsonstage.…

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Million Dollar Quartet to Play London's Noel Coward Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

The new musical Million Dollar Quartet will play the Noel Coward Theatre in London, beginning February 8, with an opening set for February 28. Casting will be announced at a later date.The m…

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St. Ann's Warehouse Proposes Two-Theater Complex for Brooklyn's Tobacco Warehouse by Andy Propst

St. Ann's Warehouse has been conditionally designated as the primary tenant of the Tobacco Warehouse, a Civil War-era structure located in the Empire Fulton Ferry section of Brooklyn Bridge …

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Deborah Findlay, Daniel Mays, Felicity Jones, et al. Set for Donmar Warehouse's Spring Season by Andy Propst

The Donmar Warehouse has announced casting for its spring season, according to a report on Whatsonstage.com.Jamie Lloyd will direct William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin's The 25th Annual Putnam …

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Angela Bassett, Claire Danes, Kelsey Grammer Set for TV Pilots by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage veterans Angela Bassett, Claire Danes, and Kelsey Grammer may all be coming to television.Bassett has been signed to play New York's first female police commissioner in the ABC pilot O…

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Today in Theatre History: NOVEMBER 20

1922 The Lucky One is the brother who doesn't get the girl in this A.A. Milne play. Staged at the Theatre Guild by Theodore Komisarjevksy with a cast including Dennis King, Romney Brent, and…

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Old Globe's 13th Annual How the Grinch Stole Christmas Begins Nov. 20

The Old Globe's 13th annual production of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas! begins its run at the acclaimed San Diego regional theatre Nov. 20 with an official opening set for Nov. …

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Two-Show Day With Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson's Jeff Hiller and Greg Hildreth

Ever wonder about the routine of a Broadway actor on one of those grueling two-performance days? Bloody Bloody cast members Jeff Hiller and Greg Hildreth share a particularly exciting day sp…

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Golf: The Musical "Tees Off" Off-Broadway Nov. 20

After a seven-month run in 2003, Golf: The Musical returns Off-Broadway -- with original cast member Christopher Sutton in tow -- Nov. 20 at the Midtown Theatre.

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Tony Nominee Felicia P. Fields Stars in Chicago's A Civil War Christmas, Opening Nov. 20

Felicia P. Fields, Paula Scrofano and David Girolmo are among those celebrating A Civil War Christmas in its Chicago premiere, opening Nov. 22 following previews from Nov. 11 at Northlight T…

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Looking at Christmas, a Comedy By "SpongeBob SquarePants" Writer, Begins at NYC's Flea

The Flea Theater's world premiere of Looking at Christmas, "SpongeBob SquarePants" writer Steven Banks' romantic comedy set in front of New York City's famed holiday window displays, featuri…

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Annie, With George Dvorsky, Caitlin Deerin, Channez McQuay, Opens at MD's Olney

Broadway's George Dvorsky is Daddy Warbucks opposite the orphan Annie of Caitlin Deerin in the musical comedy Annie, opening Nov. 20 after previews from Nov. 17 at the Olney Theatre Center i…

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PLAYBILL.COM'S BRIEF ENCOUNTER With Denis O'Hare

Denis O'Hare adds the title role of Elling to a short list of eccentrics that he has played on Broadway.

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PHOTO CALL: Ann Hampton Callaway and Elf: The Musical's Sebastian Arcelus Help Unveil Macy's Holiday Windows

Tony Award nominee Ann Hampton Callaway and Elf: The Musical's Sebastian Arcelus helped unveil the holiday windows at Macy's Department Store Nov. 18 in Herald Square.

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"American Idol" Will Air on New Nights in 2011; Two-Night Premiere Announced

When "American Idol" returns for its new season, the country's biggest singing competition will air Wednesday and Thursday evenings rather than Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

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Dividing the Estate, Trip to Bountiful, Carpet Bagger's Children Among Events in Dallas Horton Foote Festival

The family drama Dividing the Estate, The Trip to Bountiful and The Young Man from Atlanta will be presented as part of a city-wide Horton Foote Festival in Dallas, TX, this spring.

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Broadway's Wonderland Adds E. Clayton Cornelious; Casting Complete

E. Clayton Cornelious has joined the Broadway-bound Frank Wildhorn musical Wonderland, which has announced complete casting in anticipation of its New York arrival this spring following a Fl…

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Playbill Store Mobile Now Available on iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Palm

PlaybillStore.com, the popular online store that offers one-stop shopping for Broadway theatre fans, launched a mobile version of the site Nov. 19, Playbill Store Mobile.

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Alan Ayckbourn's Life of Riley to Tour U.K. in Spring

Life of Riley, the newest (and 74th) play by acclaimed British playwright Alan Ayckbourn, will tour the U.K. in spring 2011.

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Daniel Day-Lewis to Star in Steven Spielberg-Tony Kushner Lincoln Film

Progress is being made on the forthcoming Abraham Lincoln biopic from Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner and Academy Award-winning director Steven Spielberg.

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LaKisha Jones, David Hernandez, Jonathan Roberts and More Set for "Ballroom with a Twist"

"American Idol" finalist LaKisha Jones, who appeared on Broadway in The Color Purple, will be a vocalist at "Ballroom with a Twist," an evening of dance and music that will play the Embassy …

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PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: A Free Man of Color — A Popinjay's Progress

Meet the first-nighters of the Lincoln Center Theater production of John Guare's A Free Man of Color.

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Live Nation Entertainment Sues Spider-Man Producer

Michael Cohl, the lead producer of the upcoming musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, is being sued for more than $5 million by Live Nation Entertainment, his former employer, according to …

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Disney Announces "Worry-Free Winter" Ticket Exchange Policy for Lion King, Mary Poppins

Disney Theatrical Productions announced a new ticket policy Nov. 19, which will allow The Lion King and Mary Poppins' theatregoers to exchange their tickets for performances between Jan. 3 a…

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PHOTO CALL: My Big Gay Italian Wedding Celebrates 100th Performance

My Big Gay Italian Wedding celebrated its 100th performance Off-Broadway on Nov. 18 with a specially made wedding cake and party following the performance.

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Joy Franz, Teri Ralson, Sarah Rice, Marni Nixon Set for Sondheim Unplugged

Sondheim Unplugged will continue its evenings of piano-accompanied Sondheim tunes at the Laurie Beechman Dec. 3 with special guests Joy Franz, Teri Ralston and Sarah Rice.

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Taylor Mac, David Greenspan, Suzan-Lori Parks Set for Public Theater's Under the Radar Festival

Taylor Mac, JoAnne Akalaitis, David Greenspan and Suzan-Lori Parks are among the theatre artists whose work will be showcased in the Public Theater's seventh annual Under the Radar Festival.

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PHOTO CALL: Phylicia Rashad, Leslie Kritzer, Autumn Hurlbert and More in every tongue confess at DC's Arena Stage

Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad stars alongside Leslie Kritzer and Autumn Hurlbert in the world premiere of Marcus Gardley's every tongue confess at DC's Arena Stage.

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Theatre Critic John Simon Exits Bloomberg News' Arts Pages

John Simon, the New York City critic known for his lacerating reviews -- and his less high-profile raves -- is no longer the theatre critic for Bloomberg News, found at bloomberg.com.

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PLAYBILL.COM'S THEATRE WEEK IN REVIEW, Nov. 13-19: LaBute Returns to Broadway, Guare in the Spotlight, Clear Day Moves

Just one year after playwright Neil LaBute enjoyed his Broadway debut with Reasons to Be Pretty, he's coming back to the Great White Way with another. The new production is a revival of his …

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PHOTO CALL: Preview of Upcoming "Glee" Episodes, With Carol Burnett and Cheyenne Jackson

Here is an early look at the upcoming episodes of the hit comedy "Glee."

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Ellen Greene Will Get "Restless" on TV Series; Long-Lost Solo Recording To Be Released

Recent "Pushing Daisies" star Ellen Greene, the celebrated singing actress known for her work on stage and on the silver screen in Little Shop of Horrors, will play a limited stint in the lo…

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Show Boat Will Dock at Goodspeed Opera House in Summer 2011; Season Revealed

Goodspeed Musicals will produce the seminal American musical Show Boat at its mainstage 19th-century Goodspeed Opera House in summer 2011. The new season in East Haddam, CT, will also featur…

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St. Ann's Warehouse Will Likely Relocate to Tobacco Warehouse in Brooklyn Bridge Park

St. Ann's Warehouse is moving closer toward relocating to the Civil-War era Tobacco Warehouse on the Brooklyn waterfront. On Nov. 17 the Brooklyn Bridge Park voted to designate conditionally…

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First Lady Michelle Obama Attends Broadway's Fela!

First Lady Michelle Obama attended the Nov. 18 performance of the award-winning musical Fela!, a show spokesperson confirmed to Playbill.com.

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Orfeh, Will Chase, Randy Harrison and More Will Sing Tunes of Steven Jamail Nov. 22

A host of theatre artists will be part of a concert and cocktail reception celebrating the work of composer-lyricist Steven Jamail Nov. 22 at the Hudson Terrace.

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Angela Bassett, Claire Danes and Kelsey Grammer Cast in Television Pilots

Stage and screen actors Angela Bassett, Claire Danes and Kelsey Grammer will appear in pilots aimed for the upcoming TV season, according to deadline.com.

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"Glee" Concert, with Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and More, to Play London, Dublin and Manchester

Following a sold-out U.S. mini-tour last summer, the cast of "Glee" will cross the pond for a European tour including stops in London, Manchester and Dublin in June 2011.

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Is Stephen Schwartz's Pippin Headed Back to Broadway?; Gavin Creel Part of Recent Reading

The 1972 Stephen Schwartz musical Pippin is headed back to Broadway during the 2012-2013 season, according to the New York Post.

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Million Dollar Quartet to Open at London's Noël Coward Theatre in February 2011

The Tony Award-nominated musical Million Dollar Quartet, which conjures a legendary jam session among some of country music's biggest stars, will begin performances at
 London's Noël
Co…

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Casting Announced for Stiles and Drewe Musical Betty Blue Eyes; Cameron Mackintosh Produces

Sarah Lancashire and Reece Shearsmith will star in Betty Blue Eyes, a new musical based on the film "A Private Function," that producer Cameron Mackintosh is bringing to the West End's Novel…

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London's Donmar Warehouse Announces Casting For Spelling Bee and Moonlight

The Donmar Warehouse has announced full casting for its British premiere production of The 25th Annual County Spelling Bee, beginning performances Feb. 11, 2011, prior to an official opening…

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Ellen Burstyn and Carol Kane Join Cast of West End's Children's Hour

Ellen Burstyn and Carol Kane have joined the previously announced Keira Knightley and Elisabeth Moss in Ian Rickson's new West End production of Lillian Hellman's The Children's Hour, which …

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PHOTO CALL: John Guare's Epic A Free Man of Color, Starring Jeffrey Wright, Opens on Broadway

Tony Award-winning playwright John Guare's A Free Man of Color, the world-premiere, globe-spanning work set in New Orleans, Haiti and France at the turn of the 19th century, officially opene…

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The WEEK AHEAD: Thanksgiving Edition! by Blake Ross

Get over your Tryptophan-induced coma with a theatre-packed WEEK AHEAD.Denis O'Hare and Brendan Fraser bring the crazy back to Broadway…Stephen Sondheim celebrates the longest birthday…

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Cher Talks "Burlesque," Career and Motherhood (Video) by Thomas Peter

Academy and Grammy Award winner Cher sat down with ABC’s Cynthia McFadden to discuss her role in the upcoming film musical “Burlesque.” The actress and pop diva, who plays …

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"Glee" Song Clips from "Furt" Episode Released (Video) by Thomas Peter

While Jane Lynch and Carol Burnett’s “Ohio” duet is still being kept under wraps, other song clips from “Furt,” the Nov. 23 episode of “Glee,” have …

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Lisa Brescia Talks Mamma Mia! on "LX New York" (Video) by Thomas Peter

Mamma Mia! star Lisa Brescia gave a backstage visit to “LX New York” host Maria Sansone recently. The Broadway vet, who plays mom Donna Sheridan in the hit ABBA musical, talks ab…

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Highlights from the National Tour of 9 to 5: The Musical

In 1980 three secretaries were "just a step on the bossman's ladder" in the hit film "9 to 5." Violet, Doralee and Judy still hate their workplace, but they get to sing about it in the natio…

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OBSESSED!: Ann Harada, the Queen of Christmas Eve is Back...and She's Got a Case of Multiple Personality Disorder

Ann Harada (Ave. Q, 9 to 5, Les Miz) talks about her upcoming show Christmas Eve with Christmas Eve, turns down Seth's romantic overtures and recreates an audition duet-made-for-one that mos…

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Highlights from A Free Man of Color

Tony Award winner Jeffrey Wright stars as an 1801 Don Juan in the world premiere of John Guare's epic A Free Man of Color. Directed by two-time Tony Award winner George C. Wolfe, the play is…

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BWW's On This Day - November 20, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Liza Minnelli Plays 'One Night Only' Concert at St. George Theatre, 11/20

Liza Minnelli will perform 'Liza Minnelli In Concert' for one night only on November 20, at the St. George Theatre in Staten Island, the singer has announced on her official website.

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Shindle, Bradford Set for Broadway Sessions, 11/23

Broadway Sesssions is thrilled to welcome Kate Shindle and Sean Bradford Tuesday, November 23rd.

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FLASH FRIDAY SPECIAL INTERVIEW: Chita Rivera by Pat Cerasaro

Today, we are presenting a special interview edition of FLASH FRIDAY with a two-time Tony-winning legend famous for her star-making turn in the original cast of WEST SIDE STORY under the dir…

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BWW Discounts: Save on Tickets to NIGHT MUSIC! by Contests

BWW Discounts is offering you the chance to save on tickets to A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC for performances through January 2, 2011 Directed by Tony Award-winner Trevor Nunn, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC p…

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BWW Contests: Win a Walk-On Role in LA CAGE AUX FOLLES - Finalists Announced! 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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WONDERLAND Announces Broadway Cast; New Caterpillar

WONDERLAND - A New Alice. A New Musical has confirmed complete casting Janet Dacal In The Heights as Alice, Darren Ritchie Little Shop of Horrors, Thoroughly Modern Millie as White Knight, E…

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Photo Flash: Arena Stage's every tongue confess by BWW Photo Special

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents the world premiere of Marcus Gardley's every tongue confess, which opens the new Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle, the third theate…

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Ferguson Talks MODERN FAMILY, Tony Awards, and More!

Broadway's Jesse Tyler Ferguson has had an incredible year - from earning a Emmy nomination for his role in ABC's Modern Family, to appearing in MERCANT OF VENICE and THE WINTER'S TALE for …

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Photo Flash: Behind the Scenes of BONNIE & CLYDE!

Asolo Repertory Theatre has released behind-the-scenes photos from its upcoming production of Bonnie amp Clyde, a thrilling new musical with book by Ivan Menchell The Cemetery Club, Chitty C…

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Carrie Fisher's WISHFUL DRINKING to Premiere on HBO, 12/12

WISHFUL DRINKING, Carrie Fisher's hit stage production of the intoxicating autobiographical tale of her life, comes to HBO as a feature-length documentary. Debuting SUNDAY, DEC. 12 900-1030 …

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BWW Exclusive: Sondheim's 80th Birthday at Carnegie Hall - Steven Reineke by Kelly Cameron

2010 has been quite the year for lyricist and composer Stephen Sondheim, who celebrated his 80th Birthday, saw two of his shows on Broadway and even had a Broadway theatre named after him. T…

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Ken Fallin Illustrates: Pee-Wee Herman! by Ken Fallin

BroadwayWorld.com is pleased to present illustrator Ken Fallin, who brings you original illustrations of everyone's favorite theatrical stars each week. This week's feature Paul Reubens as P…

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UP ON THE MARQUEE: ELLING! by Walter McBride

Broadway's new comedy ELLING starring Brendan Fraser, Denis O'Hare, Jennifer Coolidge, Richard Easton and Jeremy Shamos, directed by Doug Hughes, opens this Sunday, November 21. ELLING is cu…

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David Hyde Pierce Stars as Scrooge in WQXR's Reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/9

This year, a six-year-long WQXR tradition will continue with a little help from WNYC - and a Tony Award winner, too. On Thursday, December 9 at 5pm, the annual WQXR reading of Charles Dicken…

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Disney Announces Worry Free Ticket Exchange Policy For LION KING & MARY POPPINS

DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS Thomas Schumacher, producer and president today announced the launch of a revolutionary pilot ticket exchange program for its Broadway musicals THE LION KING an…

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: SPIDER-MAN: BEHIND THE WEB Teaser, Hosted by Paige Davis

Today, BroadwayWorld is thrilled to introduce the teaser to the the exclusive, behind-the-scenes SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark webisode series, hosted by Broadway vet and wife of SPIDEY's Gre…

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Buckley, DeLaria, von Essen & More Join For Trevor Project Concert 11/22

Joe Lodato and Matthew Morris, The Church of St. Paul the Apostle, GeekNerdWonk Charitable Foundation, and Sing for Hope will present You Are Not Alone a star-studded concert to benefit the …

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STAGE TUBE: BOOK OF MORMON Teaser!

Tickets for THE BOOK OF MORMON, the first Broadway musical comedy from the creators of South Park, are currently on sale A new teaser just launched on the show's YouTube channel.

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STAGE TUBE: MAMMA MIA's Lisa Brescia Featured On LX NY

Lisa Brescia, now starring as Donna Sheridan in Benny Andersson and Bjrn Ulvaeus global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA, was featured on LX New York this week as she helped make television host …

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Holiday Theatre Preview by Mark Blankenship

Plays, musicals, and dance to put you in the holiday spiritWhen it comes to the holidays, are you more “traditional tree” or “sassy Santa?” Either way, New York has g…

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Moonlighting pays for B'way thesps

Legit News: TV, film perfs bring 'added value' to stage work -- TV and movie stars continue lining up en masse to make their Broadway debut.

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'Million Dollar Quartet' to move to London

Legit News: Broadway tuner to open Feb. 28 at Noel Coward -- Broadway tuner "Million Dollar Quartet" will open in London on Feb. 28 at the 956-seat Noel Coward theater.

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Burstyn, Kane join 'Children's Hour'

Legit News: Cast includes Keira Knightley, Elizabeth Moss -- Ellen Burstyn and Carol Kane will join Keira Knightley and Elizabeth Moss in the West End production of "The Children's Hour."

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NEA's Rocco Landesman Speaks Out on iQuilt, the Arts

This Sunday in the Hartford Courant Arts section, I talk with Rocco Landesman, the chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts. The former theater producer talks about Hartford's iQuilt …

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"Showboat," "My One and Only," "City of Angels" to Goodspeed in 2011

It's a tiny stage but "Showboat" is a'coming to the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam. Auditions are being held for the three shows this month. The 2011 season at the theater -- where "Ho…

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Stephen Sondheim Birthday Tribute on PBS, DVD

The two-hour concert, "Sondheim! the Birthday Concert" will air on PBS's "Great Performances" Wednesday at 9 p.m. The event was part of the gala evenings March 15 and 16 with the New York Ph…

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Review: Ralph Lemon makes his NW debut with fascinating, moving work

An elderly black man dressed in a spacesuit, which appears to be made from tinfoil, shambles up a silent, deserted road in the lush green...

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Dane Cook plays Seattle's KeyArena; next stop, Broadway

Funnyman Dane Cook — who appears at Seattle's KeyArena Nov. 27 — announced he will make his Broadway debut next year in a production of Neil LaBute's "Fat Pig."

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Fela!, National Theatre (Olivier), London

Arrangers Aaron Johnson and Jordan McLean have worked wonders with medleys and mash-ups of Kuti's songs so that musical matters never seem rushed or filleted, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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Live Nation Sues Former Chairman Over Severance Agreement

Live Nation sued Michael Cohl, alleging that he failed to honor a commitment to pay $5.4 million he owed the company under a complex severance agreement.

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What's Up, Denis O'Hare? The Elling Star on His Peculiar New Play and Camping It Up on True Blood by bbbblogger

After an over-the-top turn as Russell Edgington, the murderous vampire king of Mississippi, on HBO's True Blood, Tony winner Denis O'Hare is back on Broadway as the title character in the co…

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Wonderland confirms complete casting, tickets on sale 11/25 by bbbblogger

WONDERLAND A New Alice. A New Musical. CONFIRMED COMPLETE CASTING FOR BROADWAY JANET DACAL, DARREN RITCHIE, E. CLAYTON CORNELIOUS, JOSE LLANA, KAREN MASON, KATE SHINDLE, CARLY ROSE SONENCLAR…

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Elling opens on Broadway this Sunday by bbbblogger

OPENS THIS SUNDAY Brendan Fraser, Denis O'Hare in Broadway's new comedy ELLING Jennifer Coolidge, Richard Easton And Jeremy Shamos Directed by Doug Hughes Broadway's new comedy ELLING starri…

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Can Somebody Give John Stamos his Own Show Already - Huffington Post by bbbblogger

John Stamos can be seen this season on Fox's “Glee” as Dr. Carl Howell and in development with Twentieth Century Fox, he will produce with Neil Meron & Craig Zadan a feature …

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Elling star Brendan Fraser featured in the AP by bbbblogger

BRENDAN FRASER STAR OF BROADWAY'S ELLING FEATURED IN THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Brendan Fraser Gets Insane on a Broadway Stage By MARK KENNEDY AP Drama Writer NEW YORK November 19, 2010 (AP) FarkT…

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Toronto Star raves about Arena Stage’s Oklahoma! & Molly Smith by bbbblogger

Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!, directed by Artistic Director Molly Smith, opened as the inaugural production at the Mead Center for American Theater ( Fichandler Theater, SW, Washing…

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BRIEF ENCOUNTER special on Sirius XM beginning this weekend by bbbblogger

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY will be featured on Sirius XM's On Broadway Channel Beginning this Saturday, November 20th Channel 28 Tune in for special in studio performances and interviews wit…

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Time Stands Still’s Laura Linney & Brian d’Arcy James on “The Leonard Lopate Show” today, 11/19 by bbbblogger

TIME STANDS STILL'S LAURA LINNEY & BRIAN D'ARCY JAMES TO APPEAR ON WNYC'S “THE LEONARD LOPATE SHOW” TODAY Laura Linney and Brian d'Arcy James, who are currently appearing in …

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET To Open at London's Noël Coward Theatre on 28 February 2011 by bbbblogger

THE NEW MUSICAL “MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET” TO OPEN AT LONDON'S NOËL COWARD THEATRE ON 28 FEBRUARY 2011 MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, the award‐winning new musical that tells the elect…

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Mamma Mia!’s Brescia on “LX New York” Television - Watch Online Now by bbbblogger

MAMMA MIA! STAR LISA BRESCIA FEATURED ON “LX NEW YORK” TELEVISION Watch Segment Online Now! http://tinyurl.com/33m28ad Lisa Brescia, now starring as “Donna Sheridan” in Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus' global...

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