Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Katy Perry as Marilyn Monroe on Broadway? by Michael Spain

Is it possible pop singer Katy Perry might portray Marilyn Monroe on Broadway? If producer Harvey Weinstein gets his way it will happen in a few years. Weinstein produced the movie “My Wee…

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Photo Flash: Steve Blanchard Leads The Old Globe's HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! by BroadwayWorld

Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas is a wonderful, whimsical musical based upon the classic Dr. Seuss book. Back for its 14th incredible year, the family favorite features the songs S…

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DANCING WITH THE STARS Showdown: And the Season 13 Winner Is... by Kelsey Denette

Tonight is the final episode of DANCING WITH THE STARS' 13th season - find out who will take home the Mirror Ball Trophy and be crowned this season's champion

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Another sublime afternoon with Uncle Itzhak by Thomas Garvey

Perlman in action in New York.I came to Itzhak Perlman's Celebrity Series appearance at Symphony Hall last weekend after a series of disappointing experiences at the theatre, and so the conc…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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CHANGE: Lessons in Effective Protest by CultureFuture

Lesson #1: The remaining students, who far outnumber the contingent of police, slowly start to encircle the officers while chanting "Shame on you!" The chants get louder and more menacing a…

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Janeane Garofalo Heads Off-Broadway for ‘Russian Transport’ January 17 by Michael Spain

Janeane Garofalo leads the cast of “Russian Transport” which is set to begin preview performances off Broadway on January 17th with an official opening on January 30, 2012. The play is a…

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THE X FACTOR: The Final 9 Perform Live! by Jennie Mamary

Get the tissues ready everyone- its Thanksgiving week and tonights episode is going to be emotional The contestants will sing songs that they dedicate to the people who inspire them. We will…

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A ‘Night Before Christmas’ to remember by Celia Wren

Don’t expect 19th-century decorousness or gingerbread-scented sentiment from “ ’Twas the Night Before Christmas,” Adventure Theatre’s latest production. Ken Ludwig’s children…

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Review: Captors by Sandy MacDonald

Michael Cristofer gives a riveting performance in Evan Weiner's too-predictable play about the capture of Adolf Eichmann.

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Feature: Eddie Redmayne's Wonderful Week by Leslie (Hoban) Blake

The Tony Award winner talks about working on the new film, My Week With Marilyn.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Wild Animals You Should Know by Doug Marino

If there's an off-Broadway play you should see this season, add Thomas Higgins' thought provoking, contemporary new work, Wild Animals You Should Know, to your list.  The play is not an…

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STAGE TUBE: Kim Cattrall Chats About PRIVATE LIVES, 'Sex and the City' and More on LIVE! by BroadwayWorld TV

Kim Cattrall stars alongside Paul Gross in Nol Coward's Private Lives, directed by Richard Eyre. The Broadway engagement follows sold-out runs in London and Toronto. The limited engagement r…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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At 62, Robert Aubry Davis makes his debut at Signature in cha-cha heels by Jayne Blanchard

“Here. Feel these. I don’t know how women do it,” says Robert Aubry Davis, offering me a squeeze of his size 54 EEE breasts—each one roughly the pendulous shape and heft of a Hubbard…

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FYI - DWTS Season 13 Season Finale - Kingsley and Bobby Newberry - Dancing with the Stars Winner by DanceOn

FYI - DWTS Season 13 Season Finale - Kingsley and Bobby Newberry - Dancing with the Stars Winner Kingsley and choreographer Bobby Newberry recap the season finale of Dancing with the Stars …

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Ms A's Guide to Theatre Etiquette by Alison Croggon

I see that Dr Peter West, retired university lecturer and social commentator, is in today's Age fulminating on the bad manners of Young People at the Opera and the Consequent Decline and Fal…

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92nd Street Y's "Broadway Talks" to Feature Harry Connick, Jr. and Nick Jonas by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominee Harry Connick, Jr. and Nick Jonas will join Jordan Roth for the 92nd Street Y's "Broadway Talks" series in 2012.

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater review: 'Forgotten' at the Odyssey

Kinevane's solo show, "Forgotten," now at the Odyssey, began in 2006 as a work-in-progress at Dublin's Fishamble Company and has toured internationally since.Kinevane's solo show, "Forgotten…

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Private Lives: An AndrewAndrew Insta-Review

Did we let our views about Occupy Wall Street and the 99% effect our review of this classic 1930 Noël Coward comedy about two couples that make up part of the 1%? Did Kim Cattrall just re…

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Theater review: 'Forgotten' at the Odyssey by Kathy Foley

F. Kathleen Foley reviews 'Forgotten' at the Odyssey.

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Theater review: 'Desire Under the Elms' at A Noise Within by Kathy Foley

F. Kathleen Foley reviews 'Desire Under the Elms' at A Noise Within.

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Forgotten Muppets — Kermit's a hermit, Fozzie's in a tribute band by Roger Moorethe Orlando Sentinel

"The Muppets," is a generally charming exercise in nostalgia. The musical comedy whimsically and often cleverly revisits the characters, their shtick and and the TV show and movies that made

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Captors

Legit Reviews: The psychological cat-and-mouse game between Adolph Eichmann and the Israeli Mossad agent who captured him gives "Captors" its dramatic juice.

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Wild Animals You Should Know by Wendy Caster

[spoilers below]I'm not exactly sure what Thomas Higgins is trying to say in his intriguing play Wild Animals You Should Know (currently at the Lucille Lortel Theatre). He's clearly interest…

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TT: Snapshot

A rare kinescope of Stan Getz playing excerpts from Eddie Sauter's Focus, as originally telecast on The Edie Adams Show...

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TT: Almanac

"George Abbott later told me that no matter what part you're playing, the audience makes up its mind when you...

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Cassilly's widow claims City Museum co-owner changed locks, restricted access

She is sparring with acting manager of the City Museum.

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The Roots will preview new ‘undun’ concept CD  at Highline Ballroom   by Jim Farber

The new Roots CD works in reverse. It’s a concept album, moved along by a coherent story, but it starts at its close. Like “Sunset Boulevard” and “American Beauty,” it’s…

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Royal Ballet Triple Bill, Royal Opera House, London

The Royal Ballet's latest programme opens with a confident recent ballet, then tangles with the past, from Frederick Ashton's evocation of Elgar to Kenneth MacMillan's lament for the First W…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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My Week with Marilyn by Andrew Lapin

There’s one crucial component of film stars that separates them from theater actors: eternal preservation, the simple fact that a winking, luminous Marilyn Monroe in her white dress in 195…

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Theater Review | 'Bring It On: The Musical': ‘Bring It On: The Musical’ at Ahmanson Theater - Review by Charles Isherwood

Breathtaking displays of gymnastics are the primary delights in “Bring It On: The Musical,” a show about competing high-school cheerleading squads that is at the Ahmanson Theater in Los …

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London's National to Move Collaborators from Cottesloe to Olivier to Launch 2012 Travelex £12 Season by Mark Shenton

London's National Theatre will transfer Nicholas Hytner's production of John Hodge's play Collaborators from the smallest theatre in the building, the Cottesloe, to the largest, …

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Kim Cattrall Talks Private Lives and Hopes For More Sex and the City on Live With Kelly by Broadway.com

Private Lives star Kim Cattrall stopped by Live with Kelly on November 22, where Kelly Ripa is currently sharing hosting duties with temporary star partner Jerry Seinfeld. As Cattrall discus…

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Beatles Reign Continues With A Tribute Called “RAIN” by David Dow Bentley III

Pinch me if I’m dreaming! It was, after all, a November night that was very much like a dream, as Houston’s Gexa Energy Broadway series presented “RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles.” Th…

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STAGE TUBE: Hugh Jackman Talks Bway, Wolverine, and More on THE VIEW! by BroadwayWorld TV

Hugh Jackman, currently starring in the record-breaking hit show, Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway, was a guest on ABC TV's The View, today, November 22. Click below to check out his appearance

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The Riots, Tricycle Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Ever since 9/11, political theatre has mobilised the techniques of verbatim drama, and the Tricycle Theatre in Kilburn, north London, has an impressive reputation for its tribunal plays, oft…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Happy Thanksgiving from Nosedive Productions! by James Comtois

Well, friends, family and well-wishers*, before we settle all our affairs with our 11th season and send it off into that Great Season in the Sky, we here at Nosedive Central wanted to wish a…

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THE SOUND OF MUSIC Hits Mumbai in HBO's SOUNDS OF MUMBAI Documentary by Adrienne Onofri

In a new documentary, Indian slum children get to perform Rodgers amp Hammerstein.

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Harry Connick Jr., Nick Jonas Set for BROADWAY TALKS Series by BroadwayWorld

92nd Street Y has announced that Jordan Roth, President of Jujamcyn Theaters, continues the new season of his popular interview series, Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth, with Harry Connick, J…

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Surf’s Up for Santaland Diaries by Paolo Andino

Paolo Andino was given the only role in the Blank's Santaland Diaries without an audition, without even having read the script. Then the hard work began. READ MORE

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The Sugar House at the Edge of the Wilderness by Theasy.com

Connelly Theatre, Ma-Yi Theater Company, Off Broadway By Tzipora Kaplan BOTTOM LINE: A beautiful show; even with a few problems, it's totally worth it. Carla Ching's new play, The Su…

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PHOTO CALL: Chris Meloni, Matthew Modine, Darryl “DMC” McDaniels Celebrate Radio City Christmas Spectacular Opening Night by Matthew Blank

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular officially opened Nov. 16. The evening began with a private pre-show reception in the Roxy Suite for children and families from the Garden of Dreams, cel…

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'Blood and Gifts': Afghan-Soviet war

It is easy to imagine "Blood and Gifts" as an action-packed Hollywood espionage movie. This is both praise and a misgiving.

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Domesticated, New Play by Pulitzer Prize Winner Bruce Norris, on Tap at Lincoln Center Theater by Broadway.com

Domesticated, a new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Norris (Clybourne Park, The Pain and the Itch), will get a spot in Lincoln Center Theater’s 2012-2013 off-Broadway season at the…

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You've never seen 'Schooner' like this

I've reviewed John Reeger and Julie Shannon's "The Christmas Schooner" in these pages about a dozen times, and now at three different Chicago-area theaters. At this point, this sentimental m…

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Watch Ramin Karimloo, Sierra Boggess & Hadley Fraser in Phantom of the Opera's 25th Anniversary Concert by Broadway.com

Long-running favorite The Phantom of the Opera celebrated 25 years haunting London's West End with three sold-out performances at Royal Albert Hall on October 1 and 2. The staged pe…

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Double the Fun! The Stars of An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin Are Taking Your Questions by Broadway.com

A pair of theatrical titans are headed to Broadway.com’s Ask a Star couch: The stars of An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin have graciously consented to take your questions…

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Sylvester Stallone Has Big Plans for 'Lyrical and Poetic' Rocky Musical by Broadway.com

The previously reported musical adaptation of Sylvester Stallone's Oscar-winning 1976 movie Rocky is confirmed to make its world premiere in Hamburg, Germany, in November 2012. No c…

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Stick Fly Scribe Lydia R. Diamond on Getting 'Lucky' with Producer Alicia Keys and Director Kenny Leon by Lydia R. Diamond

About the Author: Playwright Lydia R. Diamond's work has been produced by America’s finest regional theaters, including the Goodman in Chicago and the Huntington in Boston. She…

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The Book of Mormon's Andrew Rannells Weighs in On Twilight, Justin Bieber and More on Watch What Happens Live by Broadway.com

When Andrew Rannells stopped by Andy Cohen's Watch What Happens Live, The Book of Mormon star found himself joined by a familiar Broadway face: Ellen Barkin, the Tony-winning star of the…

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Other Desert Cities Film Adaptation in Development by Broadway.com

Jon Robin Baitz’s acclaimed new play Other Desert Cities may be headed for the big screen, according to Deadline.com. Producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, the team behind the …

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Mark Consuelos Talks Smooching Standing on Ceremony Co-Star Craig Bierko on Good Day by Broadway.com

When Mark Consuelos heads down the aisle in one of the pieces from off-Broadway's Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, the handsome actor puckers up and smooches his groom, play…

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BWW TV: Chita Rivera, John Cullum & Company Talk THE VISIT, Plus Performance Preview! by Broadway Beat

The Actors Fund and the Vineyard Theatre will present a one-night-only benefit concert performance of THE VISIT, starring Broadway stage legends and Tony Award winners Chita Rivera and John …

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Were Our Word of Mouth Reviewers Thrilled to Spend Their Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin? by Broadway.com

They skyrocketed to Broadway fame more than 30 years ago in Evita, and now Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin are re-teaming for a very special series of Broadway concerts. Broadway.com sent Wo…

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Sign On for an Opening Night Seminar with Alan Rickman, Jerry O'Connell, Rebecca Romijn & More by Broadway.com

No one can say Alan Rickman isn’t a trouper: Three nights have having to cancel a critics’ preview of Seminar because of a respiratory infection, he was walking the press line on…

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Wild Animals You Should Know by Erik Haagensen

Thomas Higgins' naive and glib comedy-drama about a sexually confused Boy Scout suggests that Higgins would be more at home on the small screen than in a small theater.

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The Afternoon Report, Tuesday, November 22, 2011 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Tuesday, November 22, 2011 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter –  http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more in…

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CW Picks Up Craig Zadan & Neil Meron's SWORDFIGHTING Pilot by BroadwayWorld

According to Deadline.com, the CW has picked up a new comedy pilot from producing team Craig Zadan and Neil Meron titled 'Swordfighting.' THepilot was written by Ben McMillan and Josh Greenb…

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Playbill Exclusive: Priscilla Queen of the Desert: Glamming It Up for the Macy's Parade

It's a tradition that every Thanksgiving morning audiences pack Herald Square or turn on their TVs to watch the floats, balloons and Broadway musical performances in front of Macy's flagship…

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'Apassionata' trots to U.S.

Legit News: Equestrian arena tour launches in april -- Touring Euro legit/horseshow hybrid "Apassionata" is set to hit the road in the U.S. next spring, launching an 18-month tour with a Lou…

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#NEWPLAY PROCESS: @RudeMechs Process of Creation - Part II by Arena Stage

What’s your artistic process? The process for each play is really dependent on who conceived, who is leading, how many and which people are in the room at generative stage, how on fire the…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW Interviews: NEVER SLEEP ALONE's Roslyn Hart on Getting Some by Gabrielle Sierra

On November 7th, Broadwayworld.com featured a pre-show interview with Roslyn Hart, star of the new monthly comedy show, Never Sleep Alone.

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NY1 Theater Review: "An Evening With Patti Lupone And Mandy Patinkin"

The legendary stars take the stage yet again in "An Evening With Patti Lupone and Mandy Patinkin."

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PHOTO FLASH: Radio City Rockettes Unveil Serendipity 3's Rockettes S'mores Frrrozen Hot Chocolate by Dan Bacalzo

Members of the Radio City Rockettes, who star in the annual holiday show, The Radio City Christmas Spectacular, helped to unveil the new Rockettes S'mores Frrrozen Hot Chocolate at Sere…

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Nudity & Sex on Stage -- how much is too much? by Elyse Sommer

Nudity and  Sex On  Stage. . .When is Bare Bones the right costume?  How real should sex scenes be?  How necessary is all  this  in  your face staging?&nbs…

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Full Cast Set for Miracle on 34th Street Benefit Concert by Dan Bacalzo

Full casting has been announced for the one-night-only presentation of Meredith Willson's musical version of Miracle on 34th Street, to be presented at The St. Luke's Theatre on Mo…

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BWW Los Angeles Awards Update 11/22 - Vote Now! by BroadwayWorld

Voting is now well underway for the 2011 Los Angeles Awards and here is the latest update Now, it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the rec…

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#NEWPLAY SUPPORT: Pony Fellowship at @LarkPDC to now include Health Insurance! (via @newdramatists) by Arena Stage

Sandi Farkas, Founder of the Playwrights of New York (PONY) Fellowship, has announced that health insurance will now be provided as part of the yearly Fellowship going forward. This is in ad…

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PHOTO CALL: The Lion in Winter, Starring Robert Lindsay and Joanna Lumley, Plays the West End by Matthew Blank and Jackie Jacobson

Trevor Nunn's new West End production of James Goldman's The Lion in Winter opened at the Theatre Royal, Haymarket Nov. 15, following previews that began Nov. 5, with a cast led by R…

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Pulitzer Winner Bruce Norris' Domesticated Will Premiere at Lincoln Center Theater Next Season by Adam Hetrick

Playbill.com has learned that Domesticated, a new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning Clybourne Park playwright Bruce Norris, will be produced Off-Broadway by Lincoln Center Theater during the 20…

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PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin — Don't Cry for Them by Harry Haun

Meet the first-nighters at the Broadway opening of An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin.  

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Emma Hunton, Alli Mauzey, Capathia Jenkins et al. Set for York's December Readings by Dan Bacalzo

Partial casting has been announced for York Theatre Company's next three offerings in its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series. All events take place at the theater at Saint Peter&apo…

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Jon Robin Baitz to Write Screenplay for Movie Version of Other Desert Cities by Andy Propst

Jon Robin Baitz will write the screenplay for a film version of his play Other Desert Cities, according to a report on Deadline.com. In addition, the playwright will serve as co-producer on…

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Liza Minnelli, Michael Musto Set For A MOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS by BroadwayWorld

The Christmas Variety Show A MOLLY JOLLY CHRISTMAS plays December 6 - 22 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre and features special guests Colton Ford, Michael Musto, BOB, Adam Sank, Shelly Mars, A…

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Damian McGinty Interview - Glee Season 3 & The Glee Project by DanceOn

Damian McGinty Interview - Glee Season 3 & The Glee Project Damian McGinty, winner of The Glee Project Season 1, sits down to chat with DanceOn at the New York City auditions for Season…

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Introducing the first ever Broadway Parallax Website by Ken

Hello Godspell Blog readers! For those of you who read my other blog, TheProducersPerspective.com, you know I’m a big believer in making sure that the Broadway industry, which is so of…

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Photo Flash: SISTER ACT Participates in 'Race to Deliver' by BroadwayWorld

The hit Broadway musical SISTER ACT recently partnered with God's Love We Deliver by outfitting runners for their 18th annual Race To Deliver on November 20th in Central Park. The cast of SI…

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US returns stolen painting to Germany by Kirsten Grieshaber

An American university returned a 15th century painting to a Berlin museum on Monday, more than six decades after the valuable piece was stolen in the chaotic aftermath of World War II.

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Harry Connick, Jr. and Nick Jonas to Join Jordan Roth for Broadway Talks Series by Dan Bacalzo

Harry Connick, Jr. and Nick Jonas will join Jujamcyn Theaters President Jordan Roth for forthcoming editions of the Broadway Talks conversation series at the 92nd Street Y. Connick, who is …

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Phantom's Sierra Boggess and Hadley Fraser Sing "All I Ask of You" (Video) by Michael Gioia

Sierra Boggess and Hadley Fraser starred in the 25th anniversary production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera as Christine and Raoul, respectively. Here, Boggess and Fr…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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All-African American God of Carnage, Starring Jasmine Guy, to Premiere at Alliance Theatre by Adam Hetrick

Jasmine Guy, Keith Randolph Smith, Crystal Fox and Geoffrey Darnell Williams will star in an all-African American production of Yasmina Reza's Tony-winning comedy God of Carnage for Atla…

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I Love Lucy Live on Stage Extends Through February 26 by Dan Bacalzo

I Love Lucy Live on Stage, at the Greenway Court Theatre in Los Angeles, has extended its run for an additional seven weeks, and will now close on February 26, 2012. This musical comedy tri…

Linked From TheaterMania at 03:44PM

'The Woman in Black': Sneak peek at Daniel Radcliffe movie [Video]

"The Woman in Black" is London's second longest-running play, after "The Mousetrap," and judging from the trailers for the upcoming big screen adaptation starring Daniel Radcliffe, we can se…

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Christmas Spectacular tickets keep Radio City top venue

The holiday season brings its usual good fortune to Radio City Music Hall, sitting at No. 1 in TicketNews' exclusive venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, November 20. This is Radio C…

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Pantochino Debuts New Holiday Musical Teen Santa! by Robby Ritacco

Pantochino Productions Inc. will debut the new holiday musical Teen Santa! for a limited engagement of seven performances from December 15 through 18 at The Off-Broadway Theatre in New Haven…

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STAGE TUBE: Marlo Thomas & Steve Guttenberg Visit ON STAGE by BroadwayWorld TV

RELATIVELY SPEAKING stars Marlo Thomas and Steve Guttenberg visited NY1 On Stage host Donna Karger in the studio this week to discuss their return to Broadway and the success of the evening …

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Casting Complete for MTC's Broadway Production of Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon by Broadway.com

Casting is complete for the Manhattan Theatre Club’s upcoming Broadway production of Wit. As previously announced, Tony and Emmy winner Cynthia Nixon will star as professor Vivian Bear…

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Two-Show Day at Broadway's Chinglish With Johnny Wu by Matthew Blank

Ever wonder about the routine of a Broadway actor on one of those grueling two-performance days? Johnny Wu, who takes on multiple roles in the Broadway production of David Henry Hwang's new…

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I Spy! Political Drama Blood and Gifts Opens at Lincoln Center Theater by Broadway.com

The seeds of the Afghan conflict are examined in J.T. Rogers’ Blood and Gifts, which is getting a first-class American premiere at Lincoln Center Theater, directed by Tony winner Bartl…

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#NEWPLAY VIDEO: Does Theatre and Swag belong in the same sentence? by Arena Stage

Lauren Whitehead answers the question: Does Theatre and Swag belong in the same sentence? If you want to share your video on this blog: 1. You can go to youtube.com/​my_webcam 2. Record Yo…

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John Mahoney bows out of Steppenwolf’s ‘Penelope’

John Mahoney has exited the upcoming Steppenwolf Theatre production of “Penelope” due to an unexpected death in his family, according to a statement issued Tuesday by the theater company…

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Joshua Borenstein Named Managing Director at Long Wharf Theatre

Joshua Borenstein , interim managing director of New Haven's Long Wharf Theatre , can keep his desk just where it is.

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Mark Consuelos Talks Smooching Standing on Ceremony Co-Star Craig Bierko on Good Day by Broadway.com

When Mark Consuelos heads down the aisle in one of the pieces from off-Broadway's Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, the handsome actor puckers up and smooches his groom, play…

Linked From Broadway.com at 03:16PM

MTC Announces Full Casting for WIT by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce full casting for the upcoming Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize winning play WIT, by Margaret Edson, directed by Lynne Meadow. Joining Ton…

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AN EVENING WITH PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN Gets Rave Reviews by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

“These two performers come across as nothing short of fearless.  An emotional intensity that can scorch.” Charles Isherwood, THE NEW YORK TIMES Click here to read the entire review: htt…

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Casting Complete for Broadway Debut of Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon by Andrew Gans

Casting is now complete for the Manhattan Theatre Club's production of Margaret Edson's Wit, which will make its Broadway debut starring Tony winner Cynthia Nixon Jan. 5, 2012, at th…

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Irving Berlin's White Christmas At Paper Mill Playhouse by Paper Mill Playhouse

Irving Berlin's White Christmas At Paper Mill Playhouse Based on the beloved Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye film, this merry musical tells the tale of two famous song-and-dance men who stag…

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Democracy, Art & Critics, or, What Happens to Important Stuff If There’s No One to Call It Important? by Jeremy M. Barker

Michael Kaiser has been rightly ran through the ringer, but in this brave new democratically discursive world, what happens to art?

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Suzanne Bertish, Michael Countryman, et al. to Join Cynthia Nixon in Broadway's Wit by Dan Bacalzo

Full casting has been announced for the Broadway production of Margaret Edson's Wit, to be presented by Manhattan Theatre Club at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre, January 5-March 11, wit…

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Suzanne Bertish, Michael Countryman, et al. Join Cynthia Nixon in MTC's WIT by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club has just announced full casting for the upcoming Broadway premiere of the Pulitzer Prize winning play WIT, by Margaret Edson, directed by Lynne Meadow. Joining Tony an…

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GODSPELL's Hunter Parrish Among Special Guests on CBS's THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE by BroadwayWorld

Emmy Award-winning actress Margo Martindale, star A Gifted Man, on the Network actor Hunter Parrish, star of Weeds and the Broadway revival of Godspell actor Steve Guttenberg, star of the ne…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO FLASH: George Chakiris, Morgan Fairchild, Rita Moreno, Russ Tamblyn Celebrate West Side Story at Grauman's Chinese Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

George Chakiris, Rita Moreno, and Russ Tamblyn, who respectively portrayed Bernardo, Anita, and Riff in the film version of West Side Story, participated in a hand and foot print ceremony at…

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Cast of Broadway's GODSPELL to Appear on ABC's THE VIEW, 12/1 by BroadwayWorld

ABC has announced that the cast of Broadway's GODSPELL will be among the guests appearing on THE VIEW during the week of November 28 - December 2.

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Muppet Movie Countdown! Everything's Coming Up Muppets for Liza Minnelli by Broadway.com

The Muppets are readying for their big comeback with the November 23 release of a brand new feature film, The Muppets. In honor of everyone's favorite puppet crew, Broadway.com is flashi…

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Jung, Freud, and Spielrein, Take Two by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Sam Robards as Jung, Harris Yulin as Freud in the Taper production of The Talking CureSounds like Christopher Hampton's script for A Dangerous Method is an improvement over the original play…

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Producers Pick Up Other Desert Cities for Film Treatment by Adam Hetrick

Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, who produced the screen adaptation of Sweeney Todd and the musical Catch Me If You Can, have obtained the rights for a film of Jon Robin Baitz's accla…

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The Book of Mormon's Andrew Rannells Weighs in On Twilight, Justin Bieber and More on Watch What Happens Live by Broadway.com

When Andrew Rannells stopped by Andy Cohen's Watch What Happens Live, The Book of Mormon star found himself joined by a familiar Broadway face: The Normal Heart Tony winner Ellen Barkin.…

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Other Desert Cities Film Adaptation in Development by Broadway.com

Jon Robin Baitz’s acclaimed new play Other Desert Cities may be headed for the big screen, according to Deadline.com. Producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, the team behind the …

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Opera Theatre to recieve $90,000 in NEA grants

Opera Theatre of St. Louis will receive $90,000 in grant money from the National Endowment for the Arts to support two new projects. The NEA announced this week it will distribute some $230,…

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Sylvester Stallone turning 'Rocky' into a musical by Pdayla

Sylvester Stallone is turning "Rocky" into a musical. Sylvester Stallone won't be the star, but he'll be active behind the scenes for the musical, which will open in Germany in 2012.

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Hugh Jackman Visits "The View" (Video) by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman opened his solo show, Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway, Nov. 10, following previews that began Oct. 25, at the Broadhurst Theatre.

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Stephen Bogardus, Johanna Day et al. Set for Huntington's God of Carnage by Dan Bacalzo

The Huntington Theatre Company has announced casting for its presentation of the Tony and Olivier Award-winning hit comedy God of Carnage, by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton.…

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The Flea Announces Casting for Sean Graney's These Seven Sicknesses by Andy Propst

The Flea Theater has announced casting for Sean Graney's These Seven Sicknesses, to run January 19 - February 12. Ed Sylvanus Iskander will direct the production. The five-hour piece …

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THE HEIRESS Revival Coming to Broadway with Elizabeth Moss? by BroadwayWorld

According to the NY Times, film producer Paula Wagner and Roy Furman are currently working on a revival of THE HEIRESS. Producers told the NYT that they are looking to bring the revival of t…

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Watch HOW TO SUCCEED star Daniel Radcliffe on Side by Side By Susan Blackwell by Admin

The latest episode of Side By Side By Susan Blackwell featured Daniel Radcliffe, the star of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING taking on various household tasks in Blackwell…

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Will The Heiress Appear at Broadway's Window in 2012? by Kenneth Jones

The Heiress, the durable play about a plain spinster, a gold-digger suitor, a blunt father and a family home with a good view of Washington Square, is being readied for another Broadway prod…

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John Mahoney Leaves Cast of Steppenwolf's Upcoming Production of Penelope by Michael Gioia

John Mahoney, best known for his work on the television series "Frasier,"  will not be part of the cast of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's upcoming production of Penelope, w…

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Ewan McGregor, Dianne Wiest, et al. Set for HBO's The Corrections Pilot by Andy Propst

Ewan McGregor will join the previously announced Dianne Wiest in HBO's drama pilot The Corrections, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The show will be an adaptation of Jonathan Fr…

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The Roots welcome Bachmann to Late Night by playing 'Lying ass b--' by Philip Caulfield

Democrats are calling it one of The Roots' greatest hits.

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Broadway Revival of The Heiress, Directed by Moises Kaufman, in the Works by Broadway.com

A revival of The Heiress, written by Ruth and Augustus Goetz and based on Henry James’ novel Washington Square, may be headed to Broadway in fall 2012, directed by Moises Kaufman, acco…

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John Mahoney Departs Steppenwolf's Penelope by Dan Bacalzo

Steppenwolf Theatre Company has announced that the previously reported John Mahoney will no longer star in the company's production of Enda Walsh's Penelope. Amy Morton directs the…

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Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin Savor an Enchanted Evening on Opening Night by Broadway.com

Musical theater fans are rejoicing over the stage pairing of two Tony-winning stars in An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin. This limited engagement concert-style show opened on N…

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Brian Eno on Singing by Chloe Veltman

Stephen Hinton, a music professor here at Stanford, sent me a link to a rather wonderful essay that Brian Eno wrote (and then read out aloud for the "This I Believe" segment on NPR's Weekend…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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John Mahoney Leaves Cast of Steppenwolf's PENELOPE by BroadwayWorld

Steppenwolf Theatre Company is saddened to announce that ensemble member John Mahoney will be leaving the cast of its upcoming production of Penelope, playing December 1, 2011 February 5, 2…

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Breaking News: Dramatists Guild Round Table to Stream Live on #NEWPLAY TV by Tim

Got plans from 2:30 to 4:00 Pacific time? If not, you can watch a livestream of Hunter Bell, Charles Busch, David Greenspan and Dael Orlandersmith: live, online, today, here. They’ll t…

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"War Horse" Will Have Advance NYC Screening Featuring Talkback With Director Steven Spielberg by Michael Gioia

DreamWorks Pictures will present an advance screening of Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of War Horse Nov. 27 in New York City. The event will feature a live Q&A session with dire…

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Jazz Hands and Knee Slides: Jack Cole Project Will Premiere in NYC in 2012 by Kenneth Jones

The Jack Cole Project, a new musical entertainment about the father of theatrical jazz dance, is being developed and will be presented in 2012 at Queens Theatre in the Park. The work is crea…

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PHOTO FLASH: Chris Meloni, Matthew Modine, et al. at Opening of Radio City Christmas Spectacular by Dan Bacalzo

Actors Chris Meloni and Matthew Modine; Run DMC co-founder Darryl "DMC" McDaniels; and Kelly Bensimon from Real Housewives of New York City were among the guests who attended the …

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Free to Be… Friends Alan Alda and Marlo Thomas Catch Up Backstage at Relatively Speaking by Broadway.com

There was a feel-good reunion backstage at Relatively Speaking on November 19, when Alan Alda dropped by to say hello to star Marlo Thomas. The pair collaborated on Thomas’ 1972 m…

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Royal Shakespeare Company to Transfer Julius Caesar and Much Ado About Nothing to the West End by Broadway.com

The Royal Shakespeare Company will transfer two World Shakespeare Festival productions to the Noel Coward Theatre on the West End in 2012. Julius Caesar, directed by RSC chief associate dire…

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Trumpeter Tom Harrell sees link between jazz and classical by Greg Thomas

American jazz and European classical music may on the surface seem to be very different. Jazz emphasizes improvisation and the player is in control, while in classical music, the composer re…

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Mahoney leaves cast of Steppenwolf 'Penelope'

John Mahoney, a marquee member of the cast of the upcoming Steppenwolf Theatre Company production of Enda Walsh's "Penelope,"  dropped out of the show Tuesday.

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Sylvester Stallone Has Big Plans for 'Lyrical and Poetic' Rocky Musical by Broadway.com

The previously reported musical adaptation of Sylvester Stallone's Oscar-winning 1976 movie Rocky is confirmed to make its world premiere in Hamburg, Germany in November 2012. No ca…

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Fuse Classical Music Review: A Love-in for Itzhak Perlman by Susan Miron

Violinist Itzhak Perlman is the go-to guy when a world-class violinist is needed at presidential inaugurations, for visiting royalty, and as a guest for cooking shows.

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PHOTO CALL: Horsedreams Opens at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater by Joseph Marzullo

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater presents the world premiere of Horsedreams — a new play written by and featuring Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith — which officially op…

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Blood and Gifts

Legit Reviews: Despite a well-grounded and admirably lucid production helmed by LCT resident director Bartlett Sher, new play "Blood and Gifts" has no heart.

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Florida Grand Opera Mounts First Zarzuela, Luisa Fernanda by Bill Hirschman

The fiery politics of 1868 Spain on the eve of a rebellion are nothing compared to the politics of the heart raging in the Florida Grand Opera’s season opener, the zarzuela Luisa Fernanda.

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BLOOD AND GIFTS: An Interview with cast member Jeremy Davidson by Lincoln Center Theater

BLOOD AND GIFTS: An Interview with cast member Jeremy Davidson An interview with Jeremy Davidson, cast member of BLOOD GIFTS, by J.T. Rogers and directed by Bartlett Sher. Playing in the Ne…

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John Mahoney bows out of ‘Penelope’ at Steppenwolf Theatre

John Mahoney will be exiting the upcoming Steppenwolf Theatre production of “Penelope” due to an unexpected death in his family, according to a statement issued today by the theater comp…

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NPR Offers FOLLIES Album First Listen! by BroadwayWorld

PS Classics, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, will release the new two-disc set Broadway cast album of the Kennedy Center's acclaimed revival of FOL…

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Shelagh Delaney, Author of A Taste of Honey, Dies at 71 by Robert Simonson

Playwright Shelagh Delaney, who had an international hit with A Taste of Honey, a play she wrote when she was still a teenager, died Nov 20. The cause was cancer. She was 71.

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Howard McGillin, Edwin Cahill Among Cast for Irish Rep's A Child's Christmas in Wales in Concert by Michael Gioia

The Irish Repertory Theatre will reinvent Dylan Thomas' "A Child's Christmas in Wales" with a concert presentation beginning Dec. 7, prior to an official opening Dec. 11, a…

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Stick Fly Scribe Lydia R. Diamond on Getting 'Lucky' with Producer Alicia Keys and Director Kenny Leon by Lydia R. Diamond

About the Author: Playwright Lydia R. Diamond's work has been produced by American’s finest regional theaters, including the Goodman in Chicago and the Huntington in Boston. She&#…

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One Man, Two Guvnors, Adelphi Theatre, London

Nicholas Hytner's perfectly pitched production of Richard Bean's delirious comedy is sharp, silly and trimmer than the original NT production

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Judgement Day, Print Room Theatre, London

A taut studio production of a play in all-too-familiar Ibsen territory – an unhappy couple, and a dissatisfied artist

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AndrewAndrew Will See You Next Tuesday

These days, and specifically Tuesdays, beloved identically-outfitted DJ duo (and Paper theater critics) AndrewAndrew take over the back room of the East Village's Parkside Lounge for an earl…

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Patti LuPone, Mandy Patinkin reunite for 'An Evening'

Two stars of musical theater are reunited on the Broadway stage for "An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin," which opened last night, November 21. The former "Evita" co-stars perfo…

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Musical of 'A Christmas Story' tours America by Mark Kennedy

A musical stage version of the classic film "A Christmas Story" has begun a five-city tour with hopes that it might stick around a little longer, like a tongue on a frozen flagpole.

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Help Save The Youth of America by 99seats

For various reasons, I have found myself surrounded by 20-somethings of late. I swear I'm not seeking out their company. They just keep popping up. Honest. One way they've shown up in my lif…

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Review | 'Christmas in Song' at Quality Hill Playhouse

I'm not sure why we must rate everything and everyone in the world, from the best "American Idol" contestants to the worst NFL teams, but we do. Could be it's just a primitive human impulse …

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Irving Berlin's tunes get a high-energy airing by Peter Filichia

“Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” may be best described by a line from another Irving Berlin show, “Annie Get Your Gun”: “Everything about it is appealing.”

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Monster Mash: Benjamin Millepied in L.A.; Hugh Jackman on Broadway by David Ng

L.A. Dance Project, founded and directed by Benjamin Millepied, will be a new program at the Music Center. Hugh Jackman continues to bring in big money at the box office for his latest Broad…

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Kathryn Meisle Replaces Veanne Cox in Shakespeare Theatre Company's Much Ado About Nothing by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award nominee Kathryn Meisle has replaced the previously reported Veanne Cox in the role of Beatrice in The Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of William Shakespeare's M…

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Gogol, Theater an der Wien, Vienna

Two-and-a-half-hour sojourn in Nikolai Gogol's 'dark night of the soul', with a great deal more anguish than humour

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Offer: £10 Tickets for 22-23 November Performances of HOW THE WORLD BEGAN at Arcola Theatre

Tickets on 22 and 23 November only £10 to see How The World Began at Arcola Theatre

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Relatively Speaking stars Thomas & Guttenberg on NY1′s ‘On Stage’ – Watch Online Now by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

 <iframe width=”420″ height=”315″ src=”http://www.youtube.com/embed/7_7I84yMa5s” frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen></iframe> RE…

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Offer: Get 2 Tickets for Just £10 for THE CHANGELING at Southwark Playhouse

Get 2 tickets for £10 for The Changeling at Southwark Playhouse. Playing until 26 November

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The Shape of Michael John LaChiusa’s new show by Mark Blankenship

Inside the fascinating structure of “Queen of the Mist” During the first act of Michael John LaChiusa’s new musical Queen of the Mist, it’s tempting to think we under…

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Chet Walker's The Jack Cole Project to Debut at Queens Theatre in the Park by Dan Bacalzo

Director/choreographer Chet Walker's new musical entertainment, The Jack Cole Project, will be presented at Queens Theatre in the Park, with an opening scheduled for May 3, 2012. The p…

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: New Clips From GODSPELL On Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

The 40th Anniversary production and first-ever Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's rock musical GODSPELL officially opened at the Circle in the Square Theater on November 7. New clips hav…

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Review: Gabrielle Revlock and Lionel Popkin by Merilyn Jackson

Merilyn Jackson revisits Gabrielle Revlock's "Share" and savors a first look at Lionel Popkin's "There Is an Elephant in This Dance."

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

An Actual RewriteI tend to use the word "rewrite" a little loosely when I talk about doing them. The majority of the time I mean edits. I mean minor tweaks which can range from grammar to sm…

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P.D. James pens a 'Pride and Prejudice' sequel  by Sherryl Connelly

In a mashup of two British writers particularly beloved by Americans, P.D. James carries on where Jane Austen left off in “Pride and Prejudice.” And who hasn’t? Through more than 70 se…

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NPR Offering One-Week Free Listen to Starry Follies CD by Andrew Gans

National Public Radio is currently streaming the new Broadway cast recording of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's Follies, which features Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstei…

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…And Then I Wrote a Song About It, With Eye On Future NY Life, Will Get Dec. 7 Presentation by Adam Hetrick

The creative team of …And Then I Wrote a Song About It, the solo musical by Daniel S. Acquisto and Sammy Buck and starring Nick Cearley, will have a December industry presentation in …

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Jackie Hoffman to Premiere A Chanukah Charol by David Gersten & Associates

Jackie Hoffman to Premiere A Chanukah Charol, Inspired by Patrick Stewart’s A Christmas Carol   Three Performances Only at New World Stages Time Out NY Lounge will present Jackie Hoffman…

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Drama League Announces Line-Up for Directorfest 2011 by Dan Bacalzo

The Drama League ha announced complete details for DirectorFest 2011, to be held at HERE, December 10-13. This 28th annual presentation of one-act plays staged by the Fall Fellows of The Dr…

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Mint Theater Receives NEA Grant to Support the First Ever Revival of Love Goes To Press by David Gersten & Associates

Drama Desk Award-Winning Mint Theater Receives NEA Grant to Support the First Ever Revival of Love Goes To Press by Martha Gellhorn and Virginia Cowle   National Endowment for the Arts (NE…

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Complete Cast Announced for Keen’s PAINTING CHURCHES by David Gersten & Associates

Drama Desk and Obie Award-Winning Keen Company Announces that  Kate Turnbull  Would Complete the Cast of  Tina Howe’s Painting Churches Directed by Carl Forsman Kathleen Chalfant and R…

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TREATMENT ACTION GROUP To Present 2011 Research In Action Awards Honoring AIDS Activism by David Gersten & Associates

TREATMENT ACTION GROUP To Present 2011 Research In Action Awards Honoring AIDS Activism Sunday December 11th At The Midtown Loft Presenters Will Include Bravo’s Andy Cohen Awards to Honor …

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Kelly Overton to Join Cast of True Blood by Dan Bacalzo

Stage veteran Kelly Overton will join the cast of HBO's True Blood, according to Deadline.com. Overton will play a werewolf named Rikki, for at least six episodes with possibly more ne…

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STAGE TUBE: First Look - Trailer for Daniel Radcliffe's THE WOMAN IN BLACK by BroadwayWorld TV

THE WOMAN IN BLACK is coming to theaters on February 3, 2012. The horror, thriller was written by Jane Goldman and directed by James Watkins. It stars Daniel Radcliffe, Ciaran Hinds, Liz W…

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Ramin Karimloo's Album Release Moved to February 6 by BroadwayWorld

West End star Ramin Karimloo, who was just seen as the title character in the 25th Anniversary concert of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and will soon star as Jean Valjean in the London production…

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Vaudephone #2: Jenny Lee Mitchell by Trav S.D.

Here now our second installment in the Vaudephone series, Jenny Lee Mitchell as Deirdre Pazzeco in “sopravvalutato”:

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Conversation Catalyst by Michael Dove

Theatre starts conversation. Whether it be at a talkback, in the lobby, at the bar, on the ride home, over the dinner table, on Twitter, in a letter to the editor, or in a government decree,…

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Theatre Review: Godspell @ Circle In The Square – 11/19/11 by Dan Mason

Written by: Dan Mason SPOILER ALERT (For Dummies) – Jesus gets crucified in the second act of Godspell. I don’t think I’m giving too much away by telling you that the last …

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Jon Robin Batiz to Write Screenplay for Movie Version of Other Desert Cities by Andy Propst

Jon Robin Baitz will write the screenplay for a film version of his play Other Desert Cities, according to a report on Deadline.com. In addition, the playwright will serve as co-producer on…

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I Wish You Love Extended Through December 18 by Robby Ritacco

St. Paul's Penumbra Theatre Company has announced the addition of 14 performances of I Wish You Love making the new closing date December 18. A drama with music, I Wish You Love depic…

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From the “Elf King” notebook: Emily Rapp on NPR by George Hunka

Why would a dramatist who is the parent of two healthy young children write a play like The Elf King, which follows two parents as they raise a child who will die before reaching her third b…

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NPR Offering Free Listen to Starry Follies CD by Andrew Gans

National Public Radio is currently streaming the new Broadway cast recording of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's Follies, which features Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstei…

Linked From Playbill at 12:17PM

Julie Walters Wins International Emmy by Dan Bacalzo

Stage veteran Julie Walters has received the International Emmy for Best Performance by an Actress for her work as Mo Mowlam in the ITV Studios program, Mo. Walters' stage credits incl…

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W.E. Official Trailer 2011 (HD) by DanceOn

W.E. Official Trailer 2011 (HD) The official trailer for Madonna's directorial debut, W.E. Release Date - December 9, 2011 Directed by: Madonna Written by: Alek Keshishian & Madonn…

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Christine Ebersole Will Offer Strings Attached Concerts at Birdland by Andrew Gans

Two-time Tony winner Christine Ebersole will join jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein and his trio Nov. 27 at 6 PM and Nov. 28 at 7 PM at Birdland.

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Anastasia Barzee, Marti Gould Cummings et al. Set for Broadway Sings For Pride Benefit Concert by Dan Bacalzo

Marti Gould Cummings will host a Diva Edition benefit concert for Broadway Sings for Pride at Bamboo 52, on Monday, November 28 at 9pm. The show will feature musical performances of pop so…

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Glee: The Music, Volume 7 Set for December Release by Andy Propst

Glee: The Music, Volume 7 will be released for digital download and in-store purchase on December 6 by Columbia Records. The album will be available in both standard and deluxe editions. T…

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OTHER DESERT CITIES Movie in the Works by BroadwayWorld

According to Deadline.com, producers Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald, who are responsible for the big screen adaptation of 'Sweeney Todd' and the stage adaptation of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN,…

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Hugh Jackman Tries His Hand as a Talk Show Host on Anderson by Broadway.com

Hugh Jackman is delighting crowds with his song and dance solo show at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre, but does the Tony winner have what it takes to host his own talk show? During a visi…

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Kathleen Chalfant, Richard Easton, Kate Turnbull to Star in Painting Churches by Dan Bacalzo

Kate Turnbull will join the previously reported Kathleen Chalfant and Richard Easton in Tina Howe's Painting Churches, to be presented by Keen Company at The Clurman Theatre at Theatre …

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Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays by Wendy Caster

Once upon a time, it was considered risky for performers to play homosexual characters because people might think that they were homosexual. Once upon a time, homosexual characters were path…

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Broadway Box Office Top Ten: 11.14 - 11.20.11 by JK

The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the week of November 14 - 20 (34 productions):1. The Book of Mormon (Musical) Eugene O'Neill Theatre (1)2. Hugh Jackman: Back on Broad…

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Apply to Perform at the 2012 Chicago Fringe Festival by Chicago Plays

Applications to perform at the 2012 Chicago Fringe Festival will open for submission on: December 12, 2011, at 10 a.m. Central TimeAll instructions, plus more info about performing at the fe…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Finding Neverland Musical Will Get London Industry Presentation With Julian Ovenden and Jenna Russell by Kenneth Jones

Finding Neverland, the American musical about the family that inspired J.M. Barrie to write his "Peter Pan" stories, will resurface in a London reading in December.

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Howard McGillin to Star in Irish Rep's A Child's Christmas in Wales Concert by Dan Bacalzo

Tony nominee Howard McGillin will be featured in Irish Repertory Theatre's A Child's Christmas in Wales In Concert, to be presented in the company's W. Scott McLucas Studio Th…

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Chicago Like a Local: Holiday theatre in Chicago by Bob Bullen

Check out my latest Chicago Like a Local blog post, giving a few recommendations for local holiday-themed shows. With enough productions of A Christmas Carol occurring in the city right now…

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Taylor Dane visits the cast of PRISCILLA! by Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Taylor Dane visits the cast of PRISCILLA! PRISCILLA is now on Broadway! For more information on PRISCILLA, please visit http://www.priscillaonbroadway.com/ From: PriscillaOnBroadway Views:…

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Watch Ramin Karimloo, Sierra Boggess & Hadley Fraser in Phantom of the Opera's 25th Anniversary Concert by Broadway.com

Long-running favorite The Phantom of the Opera celebrated 25 years haunting London's West End with three sold-out performances at Royal Albert Hall on October 1 and 2. The staged pe…

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Striking 12, the Cult-Hit New Year's Eve Musical, Comes Home to NYC Starting Dec. 26 by Kenneth Jones

Striking 12, the holiday-set concept-concert musical by members of the pop trio GrooveLily and librettist Rachel Sheinkin, will return to New York City for a Dec. 26-31 engagement at the Met…

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Billy Porter and Eden Espinosa Will Honor Jimmy Smits at Upcoming CUNY Gala by Michael Gioia

Billy Porter (Smokey Joe's Café) and Eden Espinosa (Wicked) will headline a gala that will honor City University of New York graduates, Jimmy Smits (God of Carnage) and CUNY chanc…

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PHOTO CALL: An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin Opens on Broadway; Red Carpet, Curtain Call and Party by Matthew Blank

For the first time since they dazzled audiences in the original Broadway production of Evita, Tony winners Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin share a Broadway stage in An Evening With Patti LuP…

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Tracy Letts and Amy Madigan to Lead Buried Child for LATW by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning actor-playwright Tracy Letts will co-star opposite Academy Award nominee Amy Madigan in the L.A. Theatre Works production of Sam Shepard's Buried Ch…

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Orfeh, Tituss Burgess, Katie Thompson and More Set for Chefs Onstage BC/EFA Benefit by Michael Gioia

SpeerARTS will present Chefs Onstage, an evening of world-class cuisine and Tony Award-nominated entertainers to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. 

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PHOTO CALL: Brent Barrett, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Jackie Hoffman, Lisa Lampanelli Sing to Benefit the Actors Temple by Lucas Lilieholm

A host of Broadway and cabaret talent joined forces Nov. 20 for a musical celebration to benefit the Actors Temple.

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PHOTO CALL: Liza Minnelli and Sam Harris Join Forces at Birdland by Matthew Blank

Liza Minnelli and Sam Harris teamed up for two concerts at the famed jazz club Birdland in Manhattan Nov. 20-21.

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PHOTO CALL: Jesse L. Martin, Kate Mulgrew, Ilene Kristen And More Tend Bar at Celebrity Bartending Night by Joseph Marzullo

Amy Carlson, John Benjamin Hickey, Ilene Kristen, Jesse L. Martin, Kate Mulgrew and more served up drinks as guest bartenders for Stockings with Care's Celebrity Bartending Night Nov. 16…

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Kate Turnbull, Kathleen Chalfant and Richard Easton Complete Family of Painting Churches Revival by Adam Hetrick

Kate Turnbull will join stage veterans Kathleen Chalfant and Richard Easton in the Keen Company revival of Tina Howe's Painting Churches, which will begin previews Off-Broadway Feb. 14, …

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Call and Response: Nilo Cruz by Jerry Ruiz

“…One day I had this urge to go to the theater. I went to the Coconut Grove and saw a play called “The Dresser.” The next day I was totally a transformed person. I felt like I co…

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"Rock of Ages" Heading to New Haven's Shubert

The '80s rock musical "Rock of Ages" will play New Haven's Shubert Theater Dec. 9 to 11 for five performannces. Tickets are $15 to $75.

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National Theatre Live's "Collaborators" Has Screenings in Connecticut

Alex Jennings as Mikhail Bulgakov, Simon Russell Beale as Joseph StalinIt's no secret that I'm a huge fan of National Theatre Live! and I'm looking forward to the next show, on Dec. 1 at 7…

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‘Twas the Night Before Christmas by Debbie Jackson

Adventure Theatre’s holiday production, ’’Twas the Night Before Christmas is a star studded event, written by Broadway celebrated Ken Ludwig, featuring well-known D.C. actor Gary S…

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5 Takeaways from this past Sat's 'Get Your Show Off The Ground' Seminar. by Ken Davenport

As has become the custom here at TPP, here is a list of just five of the takeaways from this past weekend’s Get Your Show Off The Ground Seminar. Sending out unsolicited scripts is like an…

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Songs of The Blue Flower Available as Limited Edition CD by Dan Bacalzo

Pontoon Records has released a limited edition CD, Songs of The Blue Flower, which features recordings of all the songs from the new musical The Blue Flower, currently playing Off-Broadway a…

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2011 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards Voting is Now Open! by BroadwayWorld

The nominations are in and the field has been set. And now it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Was…

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Sean Hayes Among Guest Stars for Season 2 of PORTLANDIA by BroadwayWorld

IFC announced today additional guest stars who will be appearing in season 2 of the network's hit original series Portlandia premiering on Friday, January 6 at 10pm ETPT.

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Win Two Tickets to See Patti and Mandy! by Passportmagazine

The Broadway Blog has a voucher for two free tickets to see An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, a once-in-a-lifetime limited engagement, running through January 13th. Instead of…

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John Neville, Shakespearean Actor, Dies at 86 by Bruce Weber

Mr. Neville may be best known in the United States as the title character in “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.”

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Mandy Patinkin Announces Twitter Winners by Patti & Mandy

Mandy Patinkin Announces Twitter Winners Mandy Patinkin announcing the Twitter contest winners for An Evening with Patti Lupone and Mandy Patinkin on Broadway. From: PattiMandyBroadway View…

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Kander & Ebb's The Visit Sings Again, With Chita Rivera and John Cullum

In 2001 she visited Chicago. In 2003 she visited Arlington, VA. And on Nov. 30, 2011, Chita Rivera's Claire Zachanassian will finally visit New York City, when John Kander, Fred Ebb and Terr…

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Thomas Sadoski to Depart Other Desert Cities; Stockard Channing & More Extend Run by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Thomas Sadoski plans to leave the Broadway production of Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities on January 8, 2012, the conclusion of the play’s originally scheduled …

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Hottest Articles on BWW 11/15/2011 - 11/22/2011

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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SISTER ACT Adding Weekday Matinees For This Spring

SISTER ACT which is currently in its NINTH MONTH at the Broadway Theatre has announced the decision to add THREE weekday matinee performances to its spring schedule

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'Tis the Season (of Love): Rent Troupers Will Perform Benefit Holiday Pageant Dec. 5 by Kenneth Jones

The cast of Off-Broadway's Rent has cooked up a benefit called 2011 Rent Holiday Christmas Pageant Extravaganza Spectacular, to play Dec. 5 at 11 PM at the show's home at New World S…

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Anthony Rapp, Karmine Alers, Erik Lochtefeld, Ryan Link Set for Water Dream Presentation by Andrew Gans

Another presentation of Shawn Cody's new musical, The Water Dream, will be presented Dec. 5 at 2 PM and 7 PM at Theatre 54 at Shetler Studios.

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PHOTO CALL: An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin Opens on Broadway; Curtain Call and Party by Matthew Blank

For the first time since they dazzled audiences in the original Broadway production of Evita, Tony winners Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin share a Broadway stage in An Evening With Patti LuP…

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Michael John LaChiusa's Queen of the Mist to Be Filmed for New York Public Library for the Performing Arts by Adam Hetrick

She went down in history as the first person to survive the plunge over Niagara Falls, and now the musical of Anna Edson Taylor's life, Queen of the Mist, will be archived on film for th…

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TO SEE OR NOT TO SEE: An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin by Tom Mizer

Get caught up with what’s on stage with our review round-up. And that vaguely hollow, clinking sound you hear at the end of each segment? That’s me tossing in my two cents. AN EVENING WI…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 406: Sean Abley by Adam

Sean Abley Hometown: Helena, MT. Current Town: Los Angeles (with mad love for Chicago) Q:  What are you working on now? A:  Well, I really need to get back to the next draft of…

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Photo Coverage: Broadway Dreams 3rd Annual Benefit Rocks New York City! by Linda Lenzi

The Broadway Dreams Foundation presented their Third Annual New York Benefit Performance at the Florence Gould Hall 55 East 59th Street on Monday, November 21, 2011. The special evening, whi…

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Eye On New York: On 'Chinglish' - CBS 2 (VIDEO)

“Chinglish” is playing on Broadway now, and actress Jennifer Lim stops by to tell CBS 2’s Rob Morrison all about the performance.

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Polarbear at The Roundhouse by Lara Akinnawo

Spoken word artist Polarbear discusses his writing influences and unique performance style as his new show Old Me opens at the Roundhouse.

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I'm opening a school by Michael Roderick

I spent all day yesterday putting the pieces in place and now it's here. For years I have thought about the fact that with my education and experience, I could probably run my own school. Ma…

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The Sound of Music by Tim Treanor

It is 1938, and Europe is settling down to dream the worst nightmare in human history. Georg von Trapp (George Dvorsky), an Austrian hero of the Great War, has lost his wife, and is about to…

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George Bartenieff, William Best, et al. Set for ReGroup's Johnny Johnson Concerts by Andy Propst

ReGroup Theatre has announced casting for its concert reading of Paul Green and Kurt Weill's Johnny Johnson, to be offered on December 12 The 47th Street Theater. Along with casting ne…

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STAGE TUBE: Hugh Jackman Meets His Twin on ANDERSON by BroadwayWorld TV

Tony Award-winner Hugh Jackman is currently starring in Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway, playing through January 1 2012 at The Broadhurst Theatre 235 West 44th Street. Accompanied by an 18-pi…

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5 Things You Should Know About Jay Armstrong Johnson by The Mick

Sunday night Thomas Higgins’ new play Wild Animals You Should Know opened at the Lucille Lortel Theater. We weren’t there, but we know it opened because suddenly the internet is all abuz…

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James Taylor: What Other Stage Shows Might Be a Good Fit?

With James Taylor making his theatrical stage debut next month in "A Christmas Carol" at the Berkshire Theatre Group in Pittsfield, Mass. the qustion arises -- will he get the stage bu…

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Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Edward Franklin

Some critics recently accused Sean Holmes’ Lyric Hammersmith production of Saved of being a touch reverential; of deferring to the text rather than interrogating it. It is an accusation th…

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Jersey Boys star sings national anthem on tonight’s GOP debates in DC by Lorraine Treanor

Audiences tuning in for tonight’s scheduled GOP debate will see Wolf Blitzer introduce the candidates, and then Mauricio Pérez, one of four Frankie Valli’s from the national tou…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Sandra Bernhard Will Ring in the New Year at Joe's Pub by Andrew Gans

Actress-singer-comic Sandra Bernhard will return to Joe's Pub in December for her annual holiday engagement.

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PHOTO FLASH: Bobby Cannavale, Claire Danes, Nathan Gunn, et al. at An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin Opening by Tristan Fuge

On Monday, November 21, An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin opened at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre. The show, which has been touring the U.S., features the two stars perform…

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New CD box sets include Pink Floyd, The Smiths, and more by Jim Farber

If young audiences feel entitled to steal (er, file share) as many contemporary albums as they like, it seems that attitude hasn’t proven retroactive.

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Photo Coverage: AN EVENING WITH PATTI AND MANDY Starry Theatre Arrivals by Walter McBride

Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, two Broadway legends who first appeared together giving Tony Award winning performances in Evita, have brought their critically acclaimed theatre concert to …

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Rock of Ages Proposal Video by Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages Proposal Video From: rockofagesmusical Views: 22 0 ratings Time: 03:34 More in Entertainment

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Complete Follies Cast Recording Streaming for Free on NPR by Andy Propst

PS Classics' cast recording of the Broadway revival of Follies can now be heard for free on NPR, in anticipation of the album's previously reported release on November 29. The two…

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Karmine Alers, Anastasia Barzee, Amy Toporek Set for "Diva Edition" Pride Concert by Andrew Gans

Broadway Sings for Pride will present a "Diva Edition" Nov. 28 at Bamboo 52 on West 52nd Street.

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RSC's Julius Caesar, Much Ado About Nothing to Play West End's Noel Coward Theatre by Andy Propst

The RSC has announced that it will transfer two productions to the West End's Noel Coward Theatre during summer of 2012, according to a report on Whatsonstage.com. The season will cons…

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PHOTO FLASH: Barbara Cook, Euan Morton, Marilyn Horne et al. at York's Oscar Hammerstein Gala by David Gordon

Tony and Grammy Award winner Barbara Cook received the 20th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the York Theatre Company's 2011 Oscar Hammerstein Gala…

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Praxis Caption Contest by Praxis

You may recognize a certain someone hanging out with our current Heritage Minister, the President of the Treasury Board, the Minister of Labour and a few other CPC VIPs. Guess things have ch…

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1st Night Photos: Corden Leads Guvnors Back to London

The National Theatre's award-winning production of One Man, Two Guvnors made a triumphant return to London last night, opening at its new home the Adelphi Theatre. Adapted by Richard Bean fr…

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Off-Broadway's Rent to Offer Christmas Pageant Extravaganza Spectacular by Andy Propst

The cast of Off-Broadway's Rent will perform the 2011 Rent Holiday Christmas Pageant Extravaganza Spectacular on Monday, December 5, at 11pm at New World Stages as a benefit for Broadwa…

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Re-Breaking News by Rob Weinert-Kendt

At American Theatre, we often write about artists and plays before they reach the wider consciousness, or at least the stage of a major media town. When I was researching Tracy Letts last ye…

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Sacred season of contemporary performance

Chelsea Theatre's season of contemporary performance kicks off this week. Sacred is a jam-packed programme of live art which starts in November but is scattered throughout the year.

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Review: Judgement Day ***

The first title of Ibsen’s last play was "Resurrection Day", but who would want to mess with the eerily evocative When We Dead Awaken, as it’s usually known in English? Translato…

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In the mailbox by George Hunka

Contemporary Theatre Review‘s uniformed delivery boy was at my door at six this morning, bearing with him the new issue 21.4; my review of this summer’s Alexander McQueen exhibit…

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RSC to Head to West End's Noel Coward Theatre with Julius Caesar and Much Ado About Nothing by Mark Shenton

The Royal Shakespeare Company will bring its forthcoming new productions of Julius Caesar and Much Ado About Nothing to the West End's Novello Theatre for a season from August to October…

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Starlight Express Heads Back to the Tracks to Tour U.K. Beginning in May 2012 by Mark Shenton

Andrew Lloyd Webber's 1984 musical Starlight Express, which played 7,461 performances during its nearly 18-year run at the West End's Apollo Victoria Theatre, is heading back to the …

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Review: Iriving Berlin's White Christmas at curtainup.com by Simon Saltzman

a better than ever dose of nostalgia awaiting you at the Paper Mill Playhouse

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PHOTO FLASH: Claire Danes, Bobby Cannavale et al. at An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin Opening by Tristan Fuge

On Monday, November 21, An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin opened at Broadway's Barrymore Theatre. The show, which has been touring the U.S., features the two stars perform…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Anthony Rapp to Star in Presentation of Shawn Cody's The Water Dream by Robby Ritacco

Anthony Rapp, best known for originating the role of Mark Cohen in Rent, will be performing the lead role of Cole Whalebone in two upcoming performances of The Water Dream at Shetler Studio…

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Photo Coverage: AN EVENING WITH PATTI AND MANDY Opening Night Party! by Walter McBride

Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, two Broadway legends who first appeared together giving Tony Award winning performances in Evita, have brought their critically acclaimed theatre concert to …

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B'Way Actress Juliette Fairley to Appear in Upcoming Film THE CHALLENGER by BroadwayWorld

Broadway Actress Juliette Fairley has just completed a supporting role in THE CHALLENGER, a boxing film directed by Kent Moran. In the film, Fairley plays the role of a television reporter o…

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Fuse Feature: Artisan’s Asylum — A Unique Organizational Mashup by Arts Fuse Editor

Part of the great experiment that is Artisan’s Asylum: meeting your neighbors, realizing you need someone to help you solder/weld/create a 3d prototype, and then wandering amongst the open…

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One Man, Two Guvnors to be tweaked for Broadway by Tim Masters

Hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors has had a sell-out run at the National Theatre, toured the UK and is now in the West End, prior to a Broadway transfer.

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Photo Coverage: AN EVENING WITH PATTI AND MANDY Opening Night Curtain Call! by Walter McBride

Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, two Broadway legends who first appeared together giving Tony Award winning performances in Evita, have brought their critically acclaimed theatre concert to …

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BWW Philippines Awards Update 11/21 - Vote Now! by BroadwayWorld

Voting is now well underway for the 2011 Philippines Awards and here is the latest update Now, it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the rec…

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Moran and Mack by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Charles Mack (1887-1934) of the team of Moran and Mack, a.k.a “Two Black Crows” (see article here). For your delectation, we present their 1929 comedy re…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Corrosive secrets frame story in MET production of 'All My Sons'

Arthur Miller's 1947 drama "All My Sons" could be viewed as a warm-up to "Death of a Salesman," and in it you see a fairly young playwright trying a bit too hard to be poetic and meaningful.…

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Blood and Gifts reviewed by David Cote for Time Out New York by David Cote

In 1980s Afghanistan, CIA operatives scheme to beat the Soviets.

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Noises off: theatre bloggers bite back by Matt Trueman

As a theatre bigwig laments the rise of citizen criticism, the blogosphere's experts in the field line up to knock him downIn a dance as old as QuickTime, theatre bloggers have spent the wee…

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Starlight Express chugs back on stage by Matt Trueman

One of the West End's longest running musicals – the roller-skating extravaganza about toy trains coming to life – is making a comeback for a whistestop UK tourIt turns out there is a li…

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Sound of Music comes to Salzburg by George Jahn

SALZBURG, Austria (AP) -- Move over Mozart. Toes in Salzburg are tapping to a new beat as residents finally embrace the Hollywood musical that put them on the map nearly half a century a…

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Connick Wades in the Talent Pool

The performer, starring in the new production of "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever," talks about what lured him back to the stage, and why Broadway isn't what it used to be.

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Burt Bacharach Looks Back---and Forward to a Musical

Though more than 40 years have passed since the premiere of his last musical, Burt Bacharach remains one of America's most prolific and successful hitmakers. His new musical, "Some Lovers," …

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RSC Julius Caesar and Much Ado About Nothing to play West End next year by Natalie Woolman

As part of the World Shakespeare Festival next year, two Royal Shakespeare Company productions are to transfer into the West End.

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Make just a ripple, come on be brave/ this time a ripple, next time a wave by Mark Shenton

The sell-out popular appeal of Hugh Jackman’s headliner Broadway show (complete with full onstage orchestra and three back-up singers) that I wrote about on the weekend now has a serious r…

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Theater review: 'The Night Watcher' at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

Charlayne Woodard s manner is so disarmingly anecdotal in her effervescent solo show that it takes a moment to realize that this isn t our best girlfriend sharing confidences.Charlayne Wooda…

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An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin by Adaumbelle

"An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin" is quite an enjoyable on many levels! First of all, it's an evening in musical theatre history performed by two Tony Award winners and lifel…

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Sierra Boggess and Hadley Fraser - All I Ask Of You by The Phantom of the Opera

Sierra Boggess and Hadley Fraser - All I Ask Of You http://www.thephantomoftheopera.com Sierra Boggess and Hadley Fraser perform 'All I Ask Of You,' as seen in Cameron Mackintosh&#…

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Ethel Levey by Trav S.D.

Ethel Levey is unfortunately best known today as George M. Cohan’s wife. Unfortunate, because, if not for that, she’d be known primarily for own stage stardom, which was interrup…

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Review: An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin by Frank Scheck

There’s a lot of love being expressed at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Not only by the audience towards Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, the veteran musical stars who have been performi…

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Upcoming College Shows for New York - 11/22 by BroadwayWorld

Upcoming College Shows - 1122 for New York

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Melissa Errico: Legrand Affair by Brad Hathaway

A Theatre Shelf reader, in a comment to the column on Kate Baldwin’s album of songs by Sheldon Harnick, said she really liked collections devoted to one composer or lyricist. I resolve…

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John Neville, Shakespearean Actor and ‘Munchausen’ Star, Is Dead at 86 by Bruce Weber

Mr. Neville may be best known in the United States as the title character in “The Adventures of Baron Munchausen.”

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News: RSC Bring Syal Much Ado & Julius Caesar to Noel Coward

The RSC will mount a second London transfer of its work next summer, bringing Gregory Doran's Julius Caesar and Iqbal Khan's Much Ado About Nothing starring Meera Syal to the West End's Noel…

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INFLUENCE: Killer Bees by Don Hall

I have it on definitive authority that the following facts are incontrovertible:If your city is the site of a nuclear attack, sticking your head under your desk will save your life.If you fe…

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Art project to set sail on polluted Newtown Creek by Erin Durkin

An artsy armada will set sail on polluted Newtown Creek - with a fleet of remote-controlled boats taking underwater video of the murky water.

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Love-struck tourists clip locks to Brooklyn Bridge by Simone Weichselbaum

The Brooklyn Bridge is on love lockdown. Scores of gym locker-sized locks hang from the railings off the pedestrian path of the famed East River crossing after love-struck tourists…

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The fine art of painting like Mark Rothko by Kate Taylor

Actor Jim Mezon is taking brush to canvas to play the great American abstract expressionist onstage in Red

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Review: One Man, Two Guvnors *****

Nicholas Hytner’s production of Richard Bean’s Goldoni make-over, and James Corden’s outstanding performance, have transferred intact to the West End, all guns blazing, to …

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Tel Aviv's Historic Habima Theatre, Now Renovated, Reopens

Ha'aretz (Israel) 11/21/11

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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St. Louis Chamber Chorus concert honors mentors

The tradition of musicians' writing compositional tributes to teachers and other inspirations is a long one. On Sunday afternoon at Washington University's 560 Trinity building, artistic dir…

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Tuesday, November 22, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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'Red' at Public Theater paints passionate message

"Red" is that infrequent beast, a play of real ideas. These are about art, and they pour out in an idiosyncratic torrent, reminding you of that great college lecturer who assaulted mesmerize…

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Try Ask by Joe Patti

I try a fair number of the strategies/techniques that I cover here. Some work better than others. For example, for the last seven performances we have tried just asking two questions in our …

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CIA intrigue adds up to Afghani-standout by Frank Scheck

With so many playwrights indulging in theatrical navel gazing, it’s exciting to find someone who’s looking out at the world. That’s the case with J.T. Rogers, whose last play, “The O…

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Some enchanted ‘Evening’ by Elisabeth Vincentelli

You may have heard about the Australian star currently setting Broadway on fire. The heat that emanates from “An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin,” three blocks away from Hug…

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Love and War Share a Stage

Each week in Curtain Raisers, we invite a New York-based theater artist to attend a new show of his or her choosing. Last weekend, playwright Itamar Moses opted for a preview of J.T. Rogers'…

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Judy Blazer, Judy Kaye, Stuart Zagnit Perform at National Yiddish Theatre's Cabaret Dinner Nov. 22 by Michael Gioia

The National Yiddish Theatre–Folksbiene, now in its 97th consecutive season, celebrates the enduring influence of Yiddish on American popular culture at its annual Cabaret Dinner conce…

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Will Stutts and Susan Wilder Are Noël and Gertie at Walnut Street Theatre, Beginning Nov. 22 by Michael Gioia

Walnut Street Theatre presents Noël and Gertie, the celebration of a friendship that became part of show-business history, beginning Nov. 22, prior to an official opening Dec. 1, at Wal…

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"The Green," Co-Starring Jason Butler Harner and Cheyenne Jackson, Arrives on DVD Nov. 22 by Andrew Gans

Stage and screen actors Jason Butler Harner and Cheyenne Jackson co-star in the new film "The Green," which arrives on DVD Nov. 22 from Wolfe.

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Special Editions of "Beauty and the Beast" Films Hit Shelves Nov. 22 by Michael Gioia

"Beauty and the Beast" special editions, "The Enchanted Christmas" and "Belle's Magical World," hit shelves Nov. 22. Both editions include special bonus fea…

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PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Relatively Speaking Star Marlo Thomas by Matthew Blank

Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Marlo Thomas, currently back on the New York stage in Relatively Speaking, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia a…

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Stephen Sondheim's "Look, I Made a Hat," Part Two of His Career in Lyrics, in Stores Nov. 22 by Kenneth Jones

"Look, I Made a Hat," the second volume of the collected and annotated lyrics of groundbreaking theatre songwriter Stephen Sondheim, gathered by the master himself, is officially i…

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The Big Bajour by Peter Filichia

By Peter Filichia -- Forty-seven years ago this week, musical theater enthusiasts added a new word to their foreign-language vocabulary. They’d already learned “L’chaim!” from Fi…

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After Dark, November 22, 2011 by The Charlebois Post

Better Mad Than SadSometimes you just need to go on a tearBy Gaëtan L. CharleboisMy doctor told me once, "It's better to get mad than sad." He saw that I was going into a darkness when, ins…

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First-Person: Adam Capriolo-Morris on Playing Shylock by The Charlebois Post

(l-r) Anton Golikov and Adam Capriolo-Morris (photo credit: E. Julee)How I will Interpret the Role of ShylockA character outlineby Adam Capriolo-MorrisWhen I was cast as Shylock, I had to de…

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Artist Profile: Maria Alexandria Beech by Jody Christopherson

As a performer I am always delighted to work on a Maria Alexandria Beech script. I think of Alex as a global visionary. Her characters are provocatively juicy and painfully full of honest co…

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'Sam Bendrix at the Bon Soir' charms at City Theatre

City Theatre has discovered an effective time machine and finely tuned it to 1958 to re-create the mood and music of that year for its charming "Sam Bendrix at the Bon Soir." It's the premie…

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