Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Friday, December 23, 2011

An Invitation Accepted: Bernal Yoga Literary Series on February 4, 2012I received an email a day ago inviting me to participate in the next Bernal Yoga Literary Series reading on February 4t…

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Pic of the Week: December 22, 2011 by Jenn

Clint Belton in A Shroud for Lazarus Tags: Pic of the Week

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Holiday Spirit at the Met; Set Your Tivo/Mark Your Calendar; Rivera/Film at MoMA; Maye, Feinstein and O'Hara and Andrews Ring in New Year; Coming Soon by Ellis Nassour

The Metropolitan Museum's Christmas tree and Neapolitan Baroque crèche are long-established yuletide traditions [more than 40 years]. The 20-foot blue spruce decorated with lights …

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BWW TV: Cirque du Soleil's ZARKANA in Rehearsal by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Cirque du Soleil's ZARKANA in Rehearsal http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Cirque du Soleil's newest show, ZARKANA premiered at Radio City music Hall on June 9, …

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BWW TV: Geoffrey Rush in DIARY OF A MADMAN at BAM! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Geoffrey Rush in DIARY OF A MADMAN at BAM! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. One of Australia's most respected theater companies, Belvoir returned to BAM with the …

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BWW TV: Finding the Characters in PETER AND THE STARCATCHER! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Finding the Characters in PETER AND THE STARCATCHER! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. BroawayWorld's own James Sims sat down with Adam Chanler-Berat and Celia Keen…

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THE X FACTOR: The Season Finale! by Jennie Mamary

Can I get a drum roll please Tonight is the night, everyone We are finally going to find out who is the winner of The X Factor After a long journey, Josh Krajcik, Chris Rene, and Melanie Ama…

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Accidentally, Like a Martyr by Theasy.com

Paradise Factory, Off Off Broadway By Benjamin Coleman BOTTOM LINE: A sharp-witted dramedy that speaks of this discord between older and younger generations of gay men. Walking into …

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: GYPSY OF THE YEAR - Original Cast of GREASE Highlights by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: GYPSY OF THE YEAR - Original Cast of GREASE Highlights http://broadwayworld.com for more information. The opening number of 2011's Gypsy of the Year featured the origi…

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BWW TV: Goodspeed's HELLO! MY BABY- Performance Highlights! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Goodspeed's HELLO! MY BABY- Performance Highlights! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Goodspeed Musicals re-imagined favorite Tin Pan Alley tunes with the new-fashi…

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BWW TV: WHITE CHRISTMAS in Performance at Paper Mill Playhouse! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: WHITE CHRISTMAS in Performance at Paper Mill Playhouse! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse presented Irving Berlin's White Chri…

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New Year Brantub - Free Tickets Competition by The Arts Desk

Competition alert! Start 2012 with a surprise arts trip to (maybe) something you'd not normally pre-select. On theartsdesk we love crossing the borders - "Surprise me," was the edict of the …

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Tony Award Winner Katie Finneran Expecting Second Child by BroadwayWorld

Today, Finneran revealed that she'll be adding another role to her resum mom to two kids.

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Drury Lane's Gypsy to Star Klea Blackhurst as Rose by Adam Hetrick

Klea Blackhurst, who was heralded for her Ethel Merman tribute show Everything The Traffic Will Allow, will take on the Merm's iconic role of Rose in the Drury Lane Theatre production of…

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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The Fred Ebb Foundation Has Donation to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS $1.2 Million Dollars by Suzanna Bowling

The Fred Ebb Foundation Has Donation to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS $1.2 Million Dollars: Tis the season to give and give is what the Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell Bernard, Trustee) ju…

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"Honk!" at Two River by Bob Rendell

"Honk! A Musical Tale of The Ugly Duckling" is that rare breed of family holiday theatre which will please viewers of all ages, and please them relatively equally.

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Theatre and Fashion Finally Merge by Suzanna Bowling

Theatre and Fashion Finally Merge: When you think Fashion Week you think Guru Fran Mallis.

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T2C, Medea Vodka and Columbus Circle Wine Start Charities To Benefit. First Up Hugh Jackman by Suzanna Bowling

At the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Gypsy ceremony $4.9 million dollars was raised for a great cause. While sitting in my seat watching the amount of love and generosity pour in, I wish…

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Kennedy Center Honors 2009 by The Kennedy Center

Kennedy Center Honors 2009 The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the 2009 Kennedy Center Honors to recipients Mel Brooks, Dave Brubeck, Grace Bumbry, Robert DeNiro, an…

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LA STAGE INSIDER by Julio Martinez

A Noise Within's Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott receive A.C.T. honors while Bess Rous joins cast of The Jacksonian at the Geffen.  A new foursome of "adults behaving badly"…

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We need to talk about 2011: Tom Sutcliffe tries to pin down the character of the cultural year

Trying to determine the character of a cultural year is a bit like trying to establish the shape of a cloud when you're inside it. Set aside for the moment that cloud shape identification, l…

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Go Gareth Go by Chloe Veltman

Gareth Malone is the British chorus world's answer to Jamie Oliver.What Jamie has done to revolutionize people's appetite for home cooking, Gareth has done to bring them together in song.I h…

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Kennedy Center Honors 2011 by The Kennedy Center

Kennedy Center Honors 2011 The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the 2011 Kennedy Center Honors to recipients Barbara Cook, Neil Diamond, Sonny Rollins, Meryl Streep, …

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Scarlett Johansson Loses Her Bid on the Hugh Jackman T-Shirt that went for $30,000 | T2C Online by Suzanna Bowling

Ex co-Star Scarlett Johansson lost a bidding war last night for Hugh Jackman’s drenched tee shirt. Jackman, who is still raising money for Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS, even though th…

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TT: Almanac

"There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only...

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TT: The best theater of 2011

In today's Wall Street Journal I talk about the shows, directors, performers, and theater companies that made the strongest and...

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TT: They don't make Christmas specials like they used to (III)

Truman Capote's A Christmas Memory, starring Geraldine Page, directed by Frank Perry, and originally telecast on ABC Stage 67 in...

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TT: The sound of hope

Laura Newell plays the solo harp interlude from Benjamin Britten's A Ceremony of Carols:...

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Pumped-up ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ revival a travesty of the original hit

HEDY WEISS: Coarse touring production trivializes the musical’s love story.

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Happy Holidays from the Cast of War Horse by War Horse The Movie

Happy Holidays from the Cast of War Horse From: WarHorseMovie Views: 70 0 ratings Time: 00:10 More in People & Blogs

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On Stage and in Stone

On today’s show: J. T. Rogers on Lincoln Center’s critically acclaimed production of his play “Blood and Gifts”—he’s here with two of the show’s stars: Jefferson Mays and Jerem…

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In this war, it’s horse against machine

THE HORRORS of mechanized war, and a heart-warming story about the transformative power of a benevolent creature and boy's best friend.

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Live Nation sued for alleged strong-arm tactics

The owners of an independent promotions company are suing Live Nation for alleged strong-arm tactics that led to the owners losing a contract with the New Jersey State Fair. Thomas Dorfman a…

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'War Horse' is beautiful but a bit of a warhorse

"War Horse," directed by Steven Spielberg and featuring Jeremy Irvine and Emily Watson, is a movie about a boy and his horse. Though it's beautifully shot, Seattle Times film critic Moira Ma…

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Teen who skipped jury service should not have been jailed, says partner by Helen Carter

Matthew Banks was imprisoned for 14 days after admitting he missed the last day of his jury service to see ChicagoThe partner of a teenager who was jailed for skipping jury service by preten…

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Noises off: It's Christmas. So theatre bloggers are really slugging it out by Matt Trueman

Seasonal goodwill? What seasonal goodwill? From accusations of idiocy to disdain of the consensus, online critics are sparing no punchesNot for the first time, Noises Off finds itself duckin…

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'Follies' in Los Angeles will be without Bernadette Peters by Sherry Stern

Peters wishes to honor her obligations for concert performances that conflict with the Ahmanson dates.Peters wishes to honor her obligations for concert performances that conflict with the A…

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Take 2: War Horse by The Boston Globe

Take 2: War Horse (Boston Globe) Ty Burr and Wesley Morris review Steven Spielberg's 'War Horse' in this edition of Take 2. From: thebostonglobe Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 01…

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Online Sales of Louis C. K. Special Cross $1 Million Mark by Dave Itzkoff

In an interview with Jimmy Fallon, Louis C. K. said that from the money he has made from his online comedy special "Live at the Beacon Theater," he would give $250,000 in bonuses to people w…

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Jack Klugman to reprise 'Twelve Angry Men' role in New Brunswick by Peggy McGlone

He'll play Juror No. 9 at George Street Playhouse

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'Follies' in Los Angeles will be without Bernadette Peters by Sherry Stern

When the revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Follies" comes to the Ahamanson Theatre in the spring it reportedly will be without one of its leading ladies, Bernadette Peters. Playbill.com is repo…

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David Hallberg Withdraws From 'Nutcracker' Performance by The New York Times

Eric Tamm will replace Mr. Hallberg as Nutcracker, the Prince dancing opposite Gillian Murphy as Clara, the Princess.

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Photo Flash: MORE BETWEEN HEAVEN AND EARTH With Melissa Errico, Matthew Modine and Kathleen Chalfant by BroadwayWorld

More Between Heaven and Earth, a play-with-music about Thomas Jefferson, Maria Cosway, the French Revolution and the doctrine of Separation of Church and State, was performed for an enthusia…

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People You Should Know . . . Julian Joseph by Zack

JULIAN JOSEPH is aNew York native. Most recently, he guest starred in The Philanthropist on NBC. Other credits include Law & Order and Blue Bloods.How did you get started in theatre? Wha…

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ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY'S SONS OF THE PROPHET LET IT OUT VIDEO by Roundabout Theatre Company

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY'S SONS OF THE PROPHET LET IT OUT VIDEO Roundabout Theatre Company's Sons of the Prophet is filled with characters who can't say what they feel. Is the…

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Laughs abound in A Christmas Westside Story by Pauline Adamek

  What more can be said about the Troubadour Theatre Company, who each year bring their own hilariously warped and satirical style of musical comedy to a beloved Christmas tale?  This …

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Patrick Healy Looks Back at Theater in 2011 by Patrick Healy

Patrick Healy looks at the top stories in theater for 2011, more than a few of which are related to “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.”

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BWW Australia Awards Update 12/22 - 9 Days to Go! by BroadwayWorld

There's just days left to go in voting for the 2011 Australia Awards and here is the latest update Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes th…

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The Year's Historical Milestones Resonate with The Book of Mormon's Michael Potts by Broadway.com

As the curtain goes down on 2011, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year …

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Broadway Vet and Victorious TV Star Ariana Grande Gets a Handprint Ceremony at Planet Hollywood by Broadway.com

Ariana Grande has lots to celebrate this holiday season. The Broadway vet (13) and star of the Nickelodeon TV series Victorious is prepping to drop her debut single, “Put Your Hearts U…

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"Smash": A Realistic, Complex and Imaginative Look at the World of Broadway by Playbill Video

"Smash": A Realistic, Complex and Imaginative Look at the World of Broadway http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video "Smash" cast (Megan Hilty, Katharine McPhee, Jack Da…

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Richard Griffiths and Danny DeVito to Lead West End's THE SUNSHINE BOYS? by BroadwayWorld

As previously reported in October, Danny DeVito and Richard Griffiths will indeed star in Neil Simon's THE SUNSHINE BOYS, according to Baz Bamigboye for Daily Mail. The show will open in th…

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MADE IN DAGENHAM Musical Aiming for West End in 2013 by BroadwayWorld

According to Baz Bamigboye for Daily Mail, a new musical based on the movie, 'Made in Dagenham,' is on its way to the West End in 2013. James Bond score writer David Arnold is on board to wr…

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Katharine McPhee, Megan Hilty and the "Smash" Cast—Ready to Face the Music by Playbill Video

Katharine McPhee, Megan Hilty and the "Smash" Cast—Ready to Face the Music http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video NBC's "Smash" held a special preview of the…

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Smash Musical Performance.mov by Playbill Video

Smash Musical Performance.mov http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video From: PLAYBILLVIDEO Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 03:31 More in Entertainment

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11 for ‘11: The year’s best theater

1. Show of the year “The Madness of George III” (Chicago Shakespeare Theater): At the very moment when all the world seems plagued by a crisis of leadership, director Penny Metropulos ga…

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW Seattle Awards Update 12/22 - 9 Days Left! by BroadwayWorld

There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count Below are the stats so far. Voting ends at midnight on 1231 so time is running out. Click Here to Vote Now...

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'Beauty and the Beast' tour has plenty of magic

Like the 1991 animated movie on which it's based, the current national tour of "Beauty and the Beast" delivers lots of Disney magic.

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Theater Review | 'Accidentally, Like a Martyr': Messrs. Lonely-Hearts, in an Unhip Gay Bar by Claudia La Rocco

A good man is hard to find, especially in this city. But is it harder or easier to find one than to find a good bar? Grant James Varjas answers these eternal New York questions in his latest…

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OBSESSED!: Adam Pascal — He's a Little Bit "Phantom," He's a Little Bit Rock 'n' Roll by Playbill Video

OBSESSED!: Adam Pascal — He's a Little Bit "Phantom," He's a Little Bit Rock 'n' Roll http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video As Adam Pascal ("Rent,&qu…

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News: (Toronto) Tarragon names new GM - TO Fringe's Gideon Arthurs by The Charlebois Post

Tarragon Press release:TARRAGON THEATRE ANNOUNCES NEW GENERAL MANAGERTORONTO, December 22, 2011 – Tarragon Theatre is pleased to announce that Gideon Arthurs has been appointed as General …

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BWW TV: Backstage with HUGH JACKMAN on Opening Night! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Backstage with HUGH JACKMAN on Opening Night! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. The Tony award-winning Hugh Jackman returned to Broadway in Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadw…

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BWW TV: HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS on Broadway - Performance Highlights! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS on Broadway - Performance Highlights! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING opened Sunday, March…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Behind the Scenes of Susan Egan's 'Nina Doesn't Care' by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV Exclusive: Behind the Scenes of Susan Egan's 'Nina Doesn't Care' http://broadwayworld.com for more information. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive behind-the-scenes video…

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Daniel Radcliffe & SMASH Stars Honor Craig Zadan & Neil Meron by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Daniel Radcliffe & SMASH Stars Honor Craig Zadan & Neil Meron http://broadwayworld.com for more information. On November 6, 2011 stage and screen producers Craig Z…

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Veanne Cox, Eve Plumb, Lillias White, et al. Set for Love, Loss, and What I Wore by Dan Bacalzo

Lifestyle expert Katie Lee and actress Eve Plumb will join Broadway veteran Veanne Cox, Emmy Award-winner Nancy Dussault, and Tony Award-winner Lillias White in the Off-Broadway production o…

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Bonnie & Clyde Will Record Cast Album After Closing Date by Broadway.com

The final performance of Bonnie & Clyde may be set for December 30, but the cunning twosome will live on forever with a cast recording. The album, which will be recorded on January 2, 20…

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The Nutcracker - Waltz of the Flowers - New York City Ballet by DanceOn

The Nutcracker - Waltz of the Flowers - New York City Ballet Waltz of the Flowers from George Balanchine's The Nutcracker at the New York City Ballet. http://nycballet.com This year Ne…

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BWW TV: Opening Night of AN EVENING WITH PATTI AND MANDY on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Opening Night of AN EVENING WITH PATTI AND MANDY on Broadway! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, two Broadway legends who first appeared…

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BWW TV Video Flash: Hugh Jackman's Opening Night Curtain Call! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV Video Flash: Hugh Jackman's Opening Night Curtain Call! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. The Tony award-winning Hugh Jackman returned to Broadway in Hugh Jackman, B…

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Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin named most dynamic duo on Broadway by USA Today by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

USA Today names PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN the “Most dynamic duo on Broadway.  Two of musical theater’s biggest stars joined forces to celebrate their medium; the result, AN EV…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Watch "Glee" Christmas Episode Deleted Scene, "Santa Baby" (Video) by Michael Gioia

The McKinley High students celebrated the holidays on the most recent episode of "Glee," which was entitled "Extraordinary Merry Christmas" and aired Dec. 13 on Fox.

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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At the NAC, a grown-up take on Oliver’s waifs and strays by Carly Maga

Otherwise conventional staging of the much-loved musical enlists adult actors for a darker view of deprivation

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BWW TV: Sneak Peek at CAROL CHANNING: LARGER THAN LIFE Documentary! by BroadwayWorld TV

Entertainment One US will release CAROL CHANNING LARGER THAN LIFE in New York and Los Angeles on January 20, 2012, with additional markets to follow. The film, directed by Dori Berinstein Sh…

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BWW TV: Highlights from THE BLUE FLOWER Starring Kudisch, Arcelus & Wicks by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Highlights from THE BLUE FLOWER Starring Kudisch, Arcelus & Wicks http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Second Stage Theatre opened THE BLUE FLOWER written by Jim Bauer…

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STAGE TUBE: Jackie Hoffman Visits THEATER TALK by BroadwayWorld TV

In the video below, Broadway favorite Jackie Hoffman chats about Hugh Jackman, roofies, and more on Theater Talk. Click below to check out her appearance

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Broadway Holiday Flashback! The Book of Mormon Scribes Trey Parker and Matt Stone Share Holiday Memories by Broadway.com

The temperature may be seasonably warm in New York City, but that doesn't mean Broadway.com is forgetting about the holidays: each day we're flashing back to holiday-themed videos fe…

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Alec Baldwin Announces He Won't Run for NYC Mayor by BroadwayWorld

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Alec Baldwin has announced that he will not run for New York City mayor in 2013. He commented 'Here's the Thing, I've lost my appetite. And for better or…

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The Nutcracker - Waltz of the Snowflakes - New York City Ballet by DanceOn

The Nutcracker - Waltz of the Snowflakes - New York City Ballet Waltz of the Snowflakes from George Balanchine's The Nutcracker at the New York City Ballet. http://nycballet.com This y…

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"Human Intelligence: A Holiday Tale"

This is what Kurt Andersen considers a holiday tale ... melting ice caps and extraterrestrial spies? Kurt's story, "Human Intelligence," was produced for radio by Jonathan Mitchell, and st…

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Anything Goes When it's Time For "Carols for a Cure"

Whether it's a funky rap about Christmas onboard Anything Goes' SS American or a version of "Silent Night" sung in both English and a South African dialect delivered by the cast of The Lio…

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Washington Stage Guild to Present the World Premiere of Amelia by Bethany Rickwald

The Washington Stage Guild will present the world premiere of Alex Webb's Amelia, A Story of Abiding Love, to run January 5-January 29. Bill Largess will direct the production, which w…

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Sherlock Holmes as Hamlet

Robert Downey Jr., who stars in the new movie Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, is the latest actor to take on this iconic role. Guy Ritchie, the film's director, says Holmes' persona i…

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Nightlife guide: New Year's easy

An alt-New Year's Eve Guide to places where the volume is turned way down and you can hear yourself drink.

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Partying with Rock Stars and Presidents Makes 2011 Special for Spider-Man's Patrick Page by Broadway.com

As the curtain goes down on 2011, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year …

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Kate Shindle, Christopher Sloan and Bruce Linser Will Lead Cabaret at Maltz Jupiter Theatre by Adam Hetrick

Recent Wonderland star Kate Shindle will take on the role of Sally Bowles in the Maltz Jupiter Theatre production of Kander and Ebb's Cabaret, beginning Jan. 10, 2012.

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MARQUEE VALUE: The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess at the Richard Rodgers Theatre by Matthew Blank

The Broadway revival of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, starring four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis, began previews at the Richard Rodgers Theatre Dec. 17.

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Highlights From "War Horse" the Motion Picture, Directed by Steven Spielberg

Based on the 1982 young adult novel by Michael Morpurgo and later adapted into a Tony-winning play featuring lifelike equine puppets, "War Horse" is the tale of Albert, a young man searchi…

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The La Mama Cantata Cast Album to Be Recorded December 28 by Andy Propst

Elizabeth Swados' The La Mama Cantata will be preserved on a cast album to be recorded on Wednesday, December 28. The work is a musical depiction of the life and times of Ellen Stewa…

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Bonnie & Clyde to Receive Broadway Cast Album by Andy Propst

The cast of Broadway's Bonnie & Clyde, playing at the Schoenfeld Theatre, will be in the studio on January 2 to record the cast album of the show for the newly created Broadway Reco…

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The Nutcracker - Opening Party Scene - New York City Ballet by DanceOn

The Nutcracker - Opening Party Scene - New York City Ballet Opening party scene from George Balanchine's The Nutcracker at the New York City Ballet. http://nycballet.com This year New …

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Spotlight: A Nordic Christmas

Holidays at the Swedish Institute.

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Drawing for life

Minneapolis architect Michael Plautz sums up his years in a new book of sketches.

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Public Theater Opens First Performance of Gob Squad's Kitchen for Live-Tweeting by Adam Hetrick

For audiences accustomed to pre-show announcements requesting that they turn off their cell phones, the first performance of Gob Squad's Kitchen (You Never Had It So Good) may have some …

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Hugh Jackman almost gets scalped by Theater Talk

Hugh Jackman in his recent interview for THEATER TALK describes his encounter with a Broadway scalper.

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Open Fist Theatre Company Announces Casting for Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo by Bethany Rickwald

The Open Fist Theatre Company will present Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo, January 13-March 10. Bjørn Johnson will direct. Moon Over Buffalo centers on George and Charlott…

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Jeremy Sisto and Addie Lane Expecting Baby Boy by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage and screen star Jeremy Sisto and his wife Addie Lane are expecting a baby boy in March, according to People.com. The couple has a 2 year-old daughter, Charlie-Ballerina. Sisto's …

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Ron Bohmer, Saundra Joseph, et al. Set for Neil Berg's 101 Years of Broadway in San Jose by Andy Propst

Ron Bohmer, Lawrence Clayton, Saundra Joseph, Andrea Rivette, and Chuck Wagner will appear in Neil Berg's 101 Years of Broadway, to be offered at San Jose Rep, February 14-18. The re…

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BONNIE & CLYDE to Get Cast Album Recording Despite Early Shutter; Recording Begins Jan. 2 by BroadwayWorld

BONNIE amp CLYDE will record the official cast album on January 2, 2012. The album producers are Frank Wildhorn, John McDaniel and David Lai. It will be Executive Produced by Van Dean, along…

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STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Torange Yeghiazarian by BroadwayWorld TV

BroadwayWorld.com is excited to share a weekly series developed by the Theatre Communications Group This week actor and playwright Torange Yeghiazarian shares pivotal moments in her theatre …

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A Candlelit First Look at The Road to Mecca, Starring Rosemary Harris, Jim Dale and Carla Gugino by Broadway.com

Previews have begun for the revival of Athol Fugard’s The Road to Mecca, and we’ve got a first look at production shots from the classic South African drama. The play, which offi…

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Jackie Hoffman on Hugh Jackman and "Roofies" by Theater Talk

Jackie Hoffman on Hugh Jackman and "Roofies" We toast the New Year with Jackie Hoffman, star of "A Chanukah Charol," who also talks about her near-encounter with Hugh Ja…

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Cue The Eggnog! 90+ Broadway Stars Tell Us What They Like Best About The Holidays! by BroadwayWorld

Christmas 2011 is just days away and in celebration of the holiday season, we reached out to the stars of Broadway to find out what traditions they like best about the holiday season. Betwee…

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Bonnie and Clyde Forever (on CD) by Michael Block

Even though it's been shot down in every way possible, the tragic Bonnie and Clyde will be given the opportunity to record a soundtrack so everyone mourning their loss can listen and continu…

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Clutter to Play Chicago's Greenhouse Theatre Center by Bethany Rickwald

Mark Salzman's Clutter: The True Story of the Collyer Brothers Who Never Threw Anything Out, will run January 19-March 11 at the Greenhouse Theater Center. Wayne Mell will direct the p…

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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A grown-up take on Oliver’s waifs and strays by Carly Maga

Otherwise conventional staging of the much-loved musical enlists adult actors for a darker view of deprivation

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Bonnie & Clyde to Recieve Broadway Cast Album by Andy Propst

The cast of Broadway's Bonnie & Clyde, playing at the Schoenfeld Theatre, will be in the studio on January 2, 2012 to record the cast album of the show for the newly created Broadwa…

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Chicago theater for the week of Dec. 23-29

The upcoming opening nights.

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Suburban theater for the week of Dec. 23-29 by Kerry Reid

Kerry Reid on what's on stage in Chicago's suburbs Kerry Reid on what's on stage in Chicago's suburbs.

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Great picture out of an exciting Gingrich rally in Richmond....

Great picture out of an exciting Gingrich rally in Richmond. He’s really over.

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Broadway's Bonnie & Clyde Will Live on in Cast Recording by Andrew Gans

Although the new musical Bonnie & Clyde will end its short run on Broadway Dec. 30, the score will live on in an Original Broadway Cast recording.

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Oscar Winner Helen Mirren to Appear on Glee by Broadway.com

Oscar winner Helen Mirren will appear on the January 17 episode of Glee, according to TVLine.com. Mirren will play the “inner voice” of one of the characters. Although the spot w…

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The Phantom of the Opera Star to Lead Broadway Spotlight Series by Broadway.com

The Phantom of the Opera star Kenneth Kantor is set to lead Broadway Classroom’s Broadway Spotlight Series on December 28 at the Broadway Comedy Club. The series allows audiences to me…

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Photo Flash: First Look at James Taylor in Berkshire Thetare Group's A CHRISTMAS CAROL by BroadwayWorld

Berkshire Theatre Group Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, adapted by Eric Hill and presented for the first time at The Colonial Theatre. Revel in the joy and redemptive power of Christmas …

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#NEWPLAY: Multus Productions, LLC Accepting Submissions for Table Reading Series (via @pwcenter + @MissDonni) by Arena Stage

MULTUS, in Latin meaning multiple and, by default, limitless, produces shows and offers classes that nurture a performer’s passion. Accepting Scripts for Table reading Series! FOR MORE INF…

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Cutting Ball Theater to Present Two Radical Visions of Theater by Bethany Rickwald

Cutting Ball Theate will present Two Radical Visions of Theater, staged readings of August Strindberg's plays Miss Julie and A Dream Play, at 3pm on January 29 at the EXIT Theatre. R…

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Rock of Ages Star Dan Domenech May Finally Relax in 2012 by Broadway.com

As the curtain goes down on 2011, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year …

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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THE SCREENING ROOM: Rosie O'Donnell Visits Broadway's Lysistrata Jones (Video) by Michael Gioia

Emmy Award winner Rosie O'Donnell and Abby Lee Miller of television's "Dance Moms" recently visited Lysistrata Jones, the new Broadway musical which puts a spin on an ancie…

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Kurt Kleinmann, Susan Mansur, et al. Set for The Frequency of Death! by Andy Propst

Playwright Kurt Kleinmann will star in his new play The Frequency of Death! to run December 31 - January 22 at the Eisemann Center in Richardson, Texas, followed by a run at the MCL Grand Th…

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THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars - James Barbour! by BroadwayWorld

Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX QampAs With Your Favorite Broadway Stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater Their dream roles Their Broadway crushes Read onToday, we caught …

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Tumblr?

I’m launching this Tumblr in December. What are some of your favorite Tumblrs? What advice do you have for newbies? Why do you Tumble?

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Chase Whiteside: Talking About AIDS (Or Not) - Chase Whiteside

Chase Whiteside: Talking About AIDS (Or Not) - Chase Whiteside: chasewhiteside: Being that it is World AIDS Day, I thought I’d repost my column from last year now that it doesn’t have a…

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rtnt: Read This, Not That: Is Innovation Actually Killing...

rtnt: Read This, Not That: Is Innovation Actually Killing Jobs?Today’s guest submission is from Ryan Davis. Politicians like to throw around that we need more “innovation” to create j…

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Game Change was a terrifically fun read. Can’t wait for...

Game Change was a terrifically fun read. Can’t wait for the HBO film. 

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rtnt: Read This, Not That: NY Times Obit of Vaclav Havel,...

rtnt: Read This, Not That: NY Times Obit of Vaclav Havel, Former Czech PresidentToday’s guest submission is from Ryan Davis. Kim Jung Il’s death drown out the passing of the former Cze…

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rtnt: Read This, Not That: Ukraine’s Orange RevolutionToday’s...

rtnt: Read This, Not That: Ukraine’s Orange RevolutionToday’s guest submission is from Ryan Davis. While it’s unlikely that the Arab Spring is coming to Russia anytime soon, this week…

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Robert Bartley Directs White Christmas' Susan Mansur in The Frequency of Death! by Andrew Gans

Robert Bartley, the creator and director of the annual fundraiser Broadway Backwards, directs the Pegasus Theater production of Kurt Kleinmann's The Frequency of Death!, which will play …

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Seeing ‘Uncle Vanya’ in four acts, four rooms by Joel Brown

Turns out it’s not that far from here to 19th-century Russia. Beginning next Thursday, the Apollinaire Theatre Company will use the high ceilings and architectural details of its 1906 …

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STAGE TUBE: Idaho Production of RENT Sparks Controversy by BroadwayWorld TV

A regional production of RENT doesn't open until January at Coeur d'Alene's Lake City Playhouse, but locals are already protesting the show because it 'promotes vulgarity and sets a bad exam…

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Bernadette Peters Will Not Travel with Follies to Los Angeles in May by Broadway.com

Bernadette Peters will not follow the current Broadway revival of Follies to Los Angeles when the production transfers  to the Ahmanson Theatre for a six-week run beginning Ma…

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Happy Holidays and 2012. . . by Elyse Sommer

A Happy and Healthy Holiday to Our  Readers. . .and  everything good for  2012                &…

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PHOTO CALL: James Taylor Stars in Berkshire Theatre Group's A Christmas Carol by Joseph Marzullo

James Taylor stars as Bob Cratchit in the Berkshire Theatre Group production of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol

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Confessions of a Serial Intern → by Tim

Confessions of a Serial Intern → Annah Feinberg has a much-commented-upon blog post on HowlRound about the “dark side” of theatrical internships: One of the plays at one of the…

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Tickets Available for HARVEY and DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER on 12/27 by BroadwayWorld

Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, December 27th for Roundabout Theatre Companys new Broadway productions of Dont Dress for Dinner and Harvey.

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Bill and Chelsea Clinton Pay a Presidential Visit to Sutton Foster and the Cast of Anything Goes by Broadway.com

The cast of the Tony-winning revival of Anything Goes welcomed two very special guests aboard on December 21: former President Bill Clinton and first daughter (and newly minted NBC news…

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Noah in the News by Sarah B. Roberts

In the Playbill News today:  My dear friend Noah Himmelstein is directing the premier of  "Positions 1956" by Michael Korie (Tony nom. Grey Gardens) and Conrad Cummings (Denou…

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Playfest! Seeks Submissions for Fall 2012 by Chicago Plays

PlayFest! The Harriett Lake Festival of New Plays (Fall 2012) is seeking new full-length plays or musicals based on or inspired by works of classic literature or historic events, famous pers…

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STAGE TUBE: Katharine McPhee on SHASH's Karen Cartwright by BroadwayWorld TV

Boasting a stellar cast from stage and screen, SMASH stars Emmy award winning actress Debra Messing, Academy Award winner Anjelica Huston, Katharine McPhee, Jack Davenport, Tony Award nomine…

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"Glee" Stars Lea Michele, Cris Colfer, Jane Lynch and More Tape "Inside the Actors Studio" by Adam Hetrick

The cast of the hit musical series "Glee," including Lea Michele, Matthew Morrison and Jane Lynch, sat down with host James Lipton Dec. 18 for an upcoming episode of "Inside t…

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I AM THEATRE: Torange Yeghiazarian by Theatre Communications Group

I AM THEATRE: Torange Yeghiazarian Torange Yeghiazarian writes, directs and acts for the theatre. She is the Founding Artistic Director of Golden Thread Productions, where she has devoted h…

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Spielberg's 'War Horse': An emotional ride

When people asked screenwriter Richard Curtis how he planned "to do the horses" in Steven Spielberg's movie adaptation of "War Horse," he answered, "Well, with horses."

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BWW Polls: Which Christmas Show Would You Like to See on Broadway in 2012? by BroadwayWorld

It's Christmas in New York, and for the first time in several years, Broadway is lacking a production that celebrates this special time of year. ELF made its Broadway debut in 2010, proceede…

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)
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BWW San Francisco Awards Update 12/22 - 9 Days Left! by BroadwayWorld

There's under TWO weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 San Francisco Awards and here is the latest update Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in th…

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Sneak Peek at Nick Jonas in HOW TO SUCCEED... by How To Succeed In Business (Without Really Trying)

Sneak Peek at Nick Jonas in HOW TO SUCCEED... http://www.HowToSucceedBroadway.com Get an exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpse of Nick Jonas as he prepares to take over the role of J. Pierre…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/22 - Ralph Fiennes by BroadwayWorld TV

Welcome to BWW's New Daily ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre historyToday in 1962, Tony winner Ralph Fie…

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Arts & Leisure: Critics Look Back at Favorite Stage Moments of 2011 by Erik Piepenburg, Catherine Rampell, David Rooney, Scott Heller, Patrick Healy, Eric Grode, Jason Zinoman and Andy Webster

Critics and writers for The New York Times recall their favorite moments onstage in 2011, some of them happening in the smallest and most offbeat of places.

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Jessie Mueller of On a Clear Day Resolves Not to Resolve by Broadway.com

As the curtain goes down on 2011, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year …

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Just Dance - SNL Jimmy Fallon, Michael Buble, Kelly Clarkson, Mobbed, Nutcracker, Glee 3D by DanceOn

Just Dance - SNL Jimmy Fallon, Michael Buble, Kelly Clarkson, Mobbed, Nutcracker, Glee 3D Jimmy Fallon returns to Saturday Night Live and shows off his dancing skills as Justin Bieber, the …

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BWW JR: Help! I Have One Day to Buy Gifts for Theatre Lovers! by Erin Leigh Peck

Why, why, why is it always the mom who has to do all of the gift-buying I work. I take care of the kids. I produce spare hours by magic when the day is over and theres work left to be don…

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Melissa van der Schyff on How Harrison Ford and Miles Davis Led to her Broadway Breakout in Bonnie & Clyde by Gemma Wilson

Age & Hometown: “Between Miley Cyrus and Dame Judi Dench”; Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Current Role: Keeping the Barrow Gang on the straight and narrow as God-feari…

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‘Doyle & Debbie’ cast to guest star on ‘Conan’

The dynamic cast of the Chicago hit musical revue “The Doyle and Debbie Show” is headed to “Conan.” Bruce Arnston, Jenny Littleton and Matt Carlton will make a guest appearance on th…

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The Phantom of the Opera Star to Lead Broadway Spotlight Series by Broadway.com

The Phantom of the Opera star Kenneth Kantor is set to lead Broadway Classroom’s Broadway Spotlight Series on December 28 at the Broadway Comedy Club. The series allows audiences to me…

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#NEWPLAY WATCH: Russian theatre goes online (via @RT_com + @labfly) by Arena Stage

It’s not easy to get tickets to Russia’s major theatres. However some of them are taking steps to get closer to their audiences - through the internet. St. Petersburg’s Mikhailovsky th…

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PHOTO CALL: Rosemary Harris, Jim Dale and Carla Gugino in Broadway's Road to Mecca by Matthew Blank

The Broadway premiere of Athol Fugard's The Road to Mecca, his three-actor play about an expressive, inspirational South African artist — and the forces that wish to quiet her and …

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JERSEY BOYS to Become 21st Longest-Running Broadway Show by BroadwayWorld

JERSEY BOYS, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, celebrates Christmas by surpassing Avenue Q with 2,535 performances, becoming the 21st longest-running show in Broadway …

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News: Susie Amy Stars in UK Tour of Christie's Murder on the Nile

The Agatha Christie Theatre Company are touring a new production of the author’s classic thriller Murder on the Nile in the new year. The cast features TV stars Susie Amy (Footballers…

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Daniel Kitson's It's Always Right Now, Until It's Later Will Debut at St. Ann's in January by Adam Hetrick

After an extended run at London's National Theatre, Daniel Kitson will bring his latest solo piece, It's Always Right Now, Until It’s Later, an homage to the unacknowledged mom…

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Bye Bye Birdie by TheaterMania

Bye Bye Birdie From: theatermania Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 05:30 More in Entertainment

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Glenn Close to Receive 2012 Matrix Award by Andy Propst

Tony Award winner Glenn Close will be among the recipients of the 2012 Matrix Awards, to be presented on April 23 in a ceremony at the Waldorf-Astoria. The prizes recognize women who have m…

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Countdown to Christmas 2011 (Broadway Style)- Day 3 by BroadwayWorld TV

It's December at last, and BroadwayWorld is celebrating the season with The Twelve Days of Christmas'- a special countdown which will include our favorite holiday-themed Broadway performance…

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MAMMA MIA! Only 7 Days Left for Broadway’s Best Winter Sale! by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

 CLICK TO PURCHASE TICKETS NOW Celebrating 10 years on Broadway, the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! has joined the excitement of seasonal sales with the first ever MAMMA MIA! Winter Sa…

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CASTING: Jesus Christ Superstar by JK

Just as we prepare to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ in a few days comes the announcement of the cast of the 2012 Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar, a musical that celebrates h…

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Kathy Dietch, Gina Kim, et al. Set for Off-Broadway's Miss Kim by Andy Propst

Gina Kim and Ryan Tofil will star in their play Miss Kim, to run January 17-29 at the 45th Street Theatre. Matthew Corozine will direct the production. The play centers on the true story o…

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Tony Winner Faith Prince Will Guest Star on ABC's "Happy Endings" by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner Faith Prince has signed on to guest star on the ABC series "Happy Endings," according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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Bernadette Peters Will Not Perform in Ahmanson's Follies by Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters will not reprise her current Broadway role as Sally Durant Plummer in Eric Schaeffer's production of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's Follie…

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The Road to Mecca by Doug Marino

 An old fashioned play and a top-notch actress take center stage at the American Airlines Theatre at the Roundabout Theatre Company this winter.  Athol Fugard's The Road To Mecca i…

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CAROL CHANNING: LARGER THAN LIFE Gets 1/20 Theatrical Release by BroadwayWorld

Entertainment One US will release CAROL CHANNING LARGER THAN LIFE in New York and Los Angeles on January 20, 2012, with additional markets to follow. The film, directed by Dori Berinstein Sh…

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The Mad Ones' Samuel & Alasdair: A Personal History of the Robot War Will Play the New Ohio Theatre by Michael Gioia

The New Ohio Theatre will present the Manhattan premiere of the New York Innovative Theatre Award-winning play Samuel & Alasdair: A Personal History of the Robot War, beginning Jan. 5, 2…

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PHOTO CALL: Samuel L. Jackson Celebrates 63rd Birthday Onstage at The Mountaintop by Joseph Marzullo

Rev. Al Sharpton was a surprise guest as Samuel L. Jackson celebrated his 63rd birthday onstage at Broadway's The Mountaintop.

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ArtsBeat Blog: 'Jesus Christ Superstar' Announces Its Broadway Cast by Dave Itzkoff

The coming Broadway transfer of that Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice musical will retain many of the performers from its widely praised runs at the La Jolla Playhouse and the Straford Shakespea…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Roundabout's ROAD TO MECCA by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company presents Tony Award winner Rosemary Harris as Miss Helen, Carla Gugino as Elsa Barlow and Tony Award winner Jim Dale as Marius Byleveld in the Broadway premiere pr…

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Theater: So Far Off Broadway It's in China by Sheila Melvin

As China's economy has boomed, so has its hunger for musical theater. So much so that as new productions are rolled out, new theaters are being built, directors imported and scripts translat…

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Oscar Winner Helen Mirren to Appear on Glee by Broadway.com

Oscar winner Helen Mirren will appear on the January 17 episode of Glee, according to TVLine.com. Mirren will play the “inner voice” of one of the characters. The spot was specif…

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Carol Channing: Larger than Life opens in New York and LA on January 20 by Jim Byk

Entertainment One US will release CAROL CHANNING: LARGER THAN LIFE in New York and Los Angeles on January 20, 2012, with additional markets to follow.    The film, directed by Dori Berins…

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Awesome Person Thursday: Helping the Arts to Grow by Michael Roderick

This week's awesome person Thursday is dedicated to Arts to Grow which helps provide arts education programs to at-risk children. With so much funding being cut for the arts, organizations l…

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Mayor Pedro E. Segarra Returns to Hartford Stage Role by Frank Rizzo

Do you think Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra has gotten the theater bug?

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Oscar Winner Helen Mirren Will Guest Star on Fox's "Glee" by Michael Gioia

Academy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Helen Mirren will guest star on the Jan. 17, 2012, episode of the Fox hit series "Glee," according to TVLine.com.

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Jersey Boys to Become Broadway's 21st Longest-Running Show by Andy Propst

Jersey Boys, now playing at the August Wilson Theatre, will becoming the 21st longest-running Broadway show following the evening performance on Monday, December 26. The musical, which ope…

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UP CLOSE SPACE's David Hyde Pierce To Appear On The Late Show 12/23 by BroadwayWorld

David Hyde Pierce, who is currently starring in Manhattan Theatre Clubs world premiere of CLOSE UP SPACE by Molly Smith Metzler, directed by Leigh Silverman, will be a guest on tomorrows Lat…

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Squigs Plays Ball With the Cast of Lysistrata Jones, Starring Patti Murin by Broadway.com

It’s not whether you win or lose, it’s how you play the game and Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson headed courtside to the Walter Kerr Theatre to…

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Our HUGH JACKMAN Holiday Celebration on Thirteen: Fri., December 23rd at 1:30 AM by Theater Talk

on CUNY TV: Sat., December 24th at 8:30 PM Sun., December 25th at 12:30 PM and Mon., December 26th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM Forget those premium Broadway ticket prices!  We̵…

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Tickets for DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER and HARVEY on sale Tuesday 12/27 by Amy Kass

Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, December 27th for Roundabout Theatre Company’s new Broadway productions of Don’t Dress for Dinner and Harvey.

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Menken & Ahren's "A Christmas Carol the Musical" Production Photos by BroadwayWorld

Directed by Alan Souza with a cast of 24 playing over 60 characters, this version of the 1994 Madison Square Garden musical is sure to be done over and over. Set by Mike Nichols, Costumes by…

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Stick Fly by Lizwollman

Photo: Richard TermineStick Fly, which is currently running at the Cort Theater on Broadway after bouncing around the country, has been described as an old-fashioned, domestic melodrama, and…

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FOLLIES ’71 and JACKIE HOFFMAN Welcomes the New Year by Theater Talk

  on Thirteen: Fri., December 30th at 1:00 AM on CUNY TV: Sat., December 31st at 8:30 PM Sun., January 1st at 12:30 PM and Mon., January 2nd at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM Actors…

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in case you missed it… by Theater Talk

Our interviews with    Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn and Jason Zinoman, Shock Value! are now online.     Click Here to Watch!

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Best of 2011: Our Lot (Clubbed Thumb) by Ludlow Lad

Every year, the excellent Clubbed Thumb presents three new works in fully staged productions for what they call Summerworks.  One of this year's selections was OUR LOT co-written by Kri…

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Casting Announced for Premiere of Michael Korie and Conrad Cummings' Positions 1956; Noah Himmelstein Directs by Andrew Gans

UrbanArias, the Washington-area opera company devoted exclusively to presenting operas by contemporary composers, will present the world premiere of Positions 1956 by Tony nominee Michael Ko…

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Tony Winner Glenn Close Will Be Among Eight Recipients of 2012 Matrix Awards by Andrew Gans

New York Women in Communications will present the 2012 Matrix Awards on April 23, 2012, at the Waldorf-Astoria to honor eight women who have established themselves in the communications indu…

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Murmurs: Queen Elizabeth Hall, London

A sequence of moments rather than a distinguishable line or body of material that means whatever you want it to mean

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What Broadway theaters give you the best shot at recoupment? by Ken Davenport

When I can't sleep, I count things. So this blog is sponsored by this nagging cough I have and the meds that are keeping me up tonight. You've heard the old adage about real estate, right? L…

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A Showgirl, a Motherf**ker & More: Five Unforgettable Performances of 2011 by Kathy Henderson

Broadway attracts the best stage actors on earth, performing at the peak of their powers. In a year filled with great dramas and scintillating musicals, Broadway.com's editorial staff ca…

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Glenn Close to Be Honored with 2012 Matrix Award by BroadwayWorld

New York Women in Communications will present the 2012 Matrix Awards on Monday, April 23, 2012 to honor eight remarkable women who have established themselves in communications industry, dur…

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Paul Nolan to Lead Broadway Resurrection of Jesus Christ Superstar; Full Cast Announced by Broadway.com

Complete casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar. The production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera about the last days of Je…

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Chinglish Star Jennifer Lim Vows to Control Her Carnivorous Side in 2012 by Broadway.com

As the curtain goes down on 2011, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year …

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Alan Pagano

"Adaumbelle's Quest" welcomes rising performer Alan Pagano who discusses starring in the staged reading of "The Fatman Cometh: The Life and Death of Chris Farley," what it was like to portra…

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Cape Town Opera to tour Porgy and Bess in 2012 by Matthew Hemley

Cape Town Opera is to tour its production of Porgy and Bess around the UK in 2012, ending with a two week run in London.

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Photo Flash: Dame Edna Makes Pantomime Debut in DICK WHITTINTON by BroadwayWorld

First Family Entertainment and New Wimbledon Theatre present Dame Edna Everage in this year's pantomime Dick Whittington. The original desperate housewife turned global gigastar makes her pa…

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Offer: Haig is Bennett's George III: Free Programme + Q&A

Transferring in after an acclaimed season at the Theatre Royal Bath, David Haig gives the performance of his life as King George III in the West End premiere of Alan Bennett's smash-hit come…

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LYSISTRATA JONES is the Hit of the Broadway Season! by Lysistrata Jones

LYSISTRATA JONES is the Hit of the Broadway Season! Watch the new LYSISTRATA JONES commercial. http://www.lysistratajones.com LYSISTRATA JONES is Broadway's best-reviewed new musical …

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James Roday at Opening Night of Stick Fly on Broadway by Stick Fly

James Roday at Opening Night of Stick Fly on Broadway Opening Night of Stick Fly on Broadway! Tickets at http://www.stickflybroadway.com From: StickFlyPlay Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 00…

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Robin Roberts at Opening Night of Stick Fly on Broadway by Stick Fly

Robin Roberts at Opening Night of Stick Fly on Broadway Opening Night of Stick Fly on Broadway! Tickets at http://www.stickflybroadway.com From: StickFlyPlay Views: 2 0 ratings Time:…

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Jaleel White at Opening Night of Stick Fly on Broadway by Stick Fly

Jaleel White at Opening Night of Stick Fly on Broadway Opening Night of Stick Fly on Broadway! Tickets at http://www.stickflybroadway.com From: StickFlyPlay Views: 0 0 ratings Time: …

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Celebrities attend Opening Night of Stick Fly on Broadway by Stick Fly

Celebrities attend Opening Night of Stick Fly on Broadway Opening Night of Stick Fly on Broadway! From: StickFlyPlay Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 00:15 More in Entertainment

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My favorite theatre of 2011 by Esther

This year, it's easy to pick my favorite theatre. Tony Kushner's Angels in America, at the Signature Theatre, and Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart, on Broadway, stood far above anything else …

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Jeffrey David Sears to Join Off-Broadway's Avenue Q on December 26 by Brian Scott Lipton

Jeffrey David Sears will join the cast of the hit Off-Broadway musical Avenue Q, now at New World Stages, in the roles of Princeton and Rod on Monday, December 26. The production is directe…

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JERSEY BOYS Celebrates Christmas by Breaking Avenue Q’s Record, Becoming the 21st Longest Running Show in Broadway History on Monday, December 26 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

JERSEY BOYS, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, celebrates Christmas by surpassing Avenue Q with 2,535 performances, becoming the 21st longest-running show in Broadway …

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Cardboard Citizens: the Geography of Homelessness and the Art of Outreach by Katy Rubin

(Miguel Debarros, from the Street to Stage troupe which is a part of Cardboard Citizens) The second half of this Global Connections English odyssey has involved an immersion in London’…

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Gossip: Lloyd Webber Prepares to Search for Jesus Christ???

We hear plans for Andrew Lloyd Webber's latest TV casting show are coming together. As previously reported on these pages, it looks like Jesus Christ Superstar will be the musical of choice …

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 10:51AM

Bernadette Peters Bids Adieu to FOLLIES Post Broadway; Will Not Star in LA Run by BroadwayWorld

Casting for the Los Angeles engagement of Follies has not yet been announced, and while it is presumed that at least some of the cast will be heading west, one star who will not make the tri…

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Complete Casting Announced for West End Production of Master Class Starring Tyne Daly by Michael Gioia

Stephen Wadsworth's new production of Terrence McNally's Master Class, starring Tyne Daly as the legendary opera soprano Maria Callas, will transfer to the West End's Vaudeville …

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WIT Broadway Cast & Creative Team by Manhattan Theatre Club

WIT Broadway Cast & Creative Team Tony Award and two-time Emmy Award winner Cynthia Nixon returns to MTC's Friedman Theatre in Margaret Edson's modern masterpiece WIT, helmed by…

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Director Stephen Daldry to Be Honored at Palm Springs Film Festival by BroadwayWorld

According to the Hollywoodreporter.com, Director Stephen Daldry will be honored with an award for 'Director of the Year' at this year's Palm Springs Film Festival for his latest film, 'Extre…

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Full Casting Announced for London’s Master Class, Starring Tyne Daly by Broadway.com

Casting is complete for the West End transfer of Terrence McNally’s Master Class. As previously announced Tony winner Tyne Daly will reprise her starring role as Maria Callas for …

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Best Dance Concert: Nora Chipaumire

Pittsburgh dance is in a growth spurt, a good thing for the art form. But that meant, due to scheduling jams on weekends, it wasn't possible to see it all. It also meant that it was harder t…

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Alicia Keys at Stick Fly on Broadway by Stick Fly

Alicia Keys at Stick Fly on Broadway Opening Night of Stick Fly on Broadway! Tickets at http://www.stickflybroadway.com From: StickFlyPlay Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 00:36 More in Ente…

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Paul Nolan, Josh Young, Chilina Kennedy and Tom Hewitt Will Rock Jesus Christ Superstar On Broadway by Adam Hetrick

Much of the original Stratford Shakespeare Festival cast of Jesus Christ Superstar will repeat their work in the Broadway production of the hit Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice rock opera, which…

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Nutcracker: The Movie

New York City Ballet is bringing the ballet to cinemas on three continents. But can its cameras do justice to Balanchine’s masterpiece?

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Julie Andrews to Serve as Special Guest Host for A Tribute to Horowitz by Andy Propst

Screen and stage star Julie Andrews will serve as special guest host for Lola Astanova's concert, A Tribute to Horowitz, to be held at Carnegie Hall on Thursday, January 19 at 8pm. Th…

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Full Cast Announced for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR on Broadway; Tom Hewitt is Pontius Pilate by BroadwayWorld

The full Broadway cast has been announced for The Stratford Shakespeare Festivals hit production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rices JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, directed by the Stratford Shakes…

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Trav Sings the Book Jingle by Trav S.D.

Let this serve as entry #12 in our holiday gift suggestion series. Three shopping days left! The song above was written when my book came out; the clip above was shot by Bryan Enk and/or Chr…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 10:28AM

Tom Hewitt, Paul Nolan, Josh Young, et al. Set for Broadway's Jesus Christ Superstar by Brian Scott Lipton and Jordan Neuren

Full casting has been announced for the Broadway production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar, which will play Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre, with previe…

Linked From TheaterMania at 10:23AM

Broadway Casting Announced for Stratford Shakespeare Festival’s Production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. Preview by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Broadway casting has been announced for The Stratford Shakespeare Festival’s hit production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, directed by the Stratford Shakes…

Linked From BONEAU/BRYAN-BROWN at 10:22AM

WIT Broadway TV Commercial by Manhattan Theatre Club

WIT Broadway TV Commercial Tony Award and two-time Emmy Award winner Cynthia Nixon returns to MTC's Friedman Theatre in Margaret Edson's modern masterpiece WIT, helmed by MTC's …

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EXCLUSIVE: Bernadette Peters Will End Follies Journey On Broadway by Andrew Gans

Those who wish to catch two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters' critically acclaimed performance as Sally Durant Plummer in the current revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman'…

Linked From Playbill at 10:17AM

A Very “Annie” Christmas, Circa 1977 by Tom Mizer

It’s December 4, 1977. The freshly fallen snow glimmers with rainbow hues reflected from golf ball sized outdoor Christmas lights. Little Tommy, all snug in his footie pajamas, is nuzz…

Linked From thebroadwayblog.com at 10:16AM

Best Play(s): 'House & Garden'

The world is so much with us, racing forward, that it's restorative to pause, recall the theatrical year past and savor its pleasures. You should try it yourself -- just use the search box o…

Linked From Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 10:15AM

Chris New, Nathan Stewart-Jarret, et al. Set for Arcola Theatre's The Pitchfork Disney by Andy Propst

Arcola Theatre has announced casting for Philip Ridley's The Pitchfork Disney, to run January 25-March 17. Edward Dick will direct the production. Ridley's play centers on a brot…

Linked From TheaterMania at 10:08AM

#NEWPLAY AWARD: creativecap announces Doris Duke Performing Artist Awards (via @wyomingarts) by Arena Stage

Creative Capital is delighted to announce a new ancillary program, the Doris Duke Performing Artist Awards, launched this fall in partnership with the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF)…

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Fuse Classical Music Review: Stile Antico Enchants Singing Tudor Music for Christmas and Advent by Susan Miron

Most importantly, there were the amazing, booming acoustics of St. Paul's, which favored the soaring soprano voices that were, for me, the reason to see this excellent ensemble.

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Brent Carver drops out of Broadway-bound Superstar by Richard Ouzounian

Tony Award-winning performer declines to continue and is replaced by American Tom Hewitt

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Last-minute gift ideas: For the holidays, give the gift of culture

Instead of running out for last-minute gift cards, consider giving your friends and loved ones a membership to a St. Louis cultural institution, season tickets to a city sports franchise or …

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Tyne Daly, Dianne Pilkington, Garrett Sorenson, et al. Set for London's Master Class by Andy Propst

Complete casting has been announced for Terrence McNally's Master Class, which will play the West End's Vaudeville Theatre starting on January 21, according to on Whatsonstage.com.…

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:57AM

Rosie O'Donnell & Abby Lee Miller at LYSISTRATA JONES by Lysistrata Jones

Rosie O'Donnell & Abby Lee Miller at LYSISTRATA JONES Rosie O'Donnell and Abby Lee Miller of TV's "Dance Moms" meet the cast of Lysistrata Jones! http://www.lysis…

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"American Idol" Star Adam Lambert Arrested and Jailed in Finland by Michael Gioia

"American Idol" runner-up and former Wicked star Adam Lambert was arrested and jailed in Finland Dec. 22 following a brawl with boyfriend Sauli Koskinen outside a Helsinki gay bar,…

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Ann Crumb to Star in The Media Theatre's Wings by Bethany Rickwald

Tony Award nominee Ann Crumb will star in The Media Theatre's upcoming production of the musical Wings by Arthur Perlman and Jeffrey Lunden, to play February 8-26. Jesse Cline will dir…

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:50AM

Tony Nominee Ann Crumb Will Star in Musical Version of Wings for Media Theatre by Andrew Gans

Ann Crumb, who starred in the original London and Broadway casts of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Aspects of Love, will head the cast of the Media Theatre's upcoming production of the musica…

Linked From Playbill at 09:38AM

Ann by Tim Treanor

If, at some point before the lights in the Kennedy Center’s commodious Eisenhower Theater dim, you wonder why am I here you may be forgiven. Ann Richards was, after all, a one-term Governo…

Linked From DC Theatre Scene at 09:38AM

VIDEO FLASH: Woody Harrelson, Ed Harris, Julianne Moore in HBO's Game Change by Andy Propst

HBO has released a trailer for Game Change, which stars stage veterans Ed Harris as John McCain, Julianne Moore as Sarah Palin, and Woody Harrelson as Steve Schmidt. The film is scheduled t…

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:38AM

Mackenzie Crook, Kathryn Drysdale, Tobias Menzies, et al. to Star in Donmar Warehouse's The Recruiting Officer by Brian Scott Lipton

Full casting has been announced for the Donmar Warehouse's revival of George Farquhar's The Recruiting Officer, to run February 9-April 14, according to Whatsonstage.com The produ…

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:38AM

Vote For Ghost The Musical in the 2012 WOS Awards! by Ghost The Musical

Vote For Ghost The Musical in the 2012 WOS Awards! Vote For Ghost: http://awards.whatsonstage.com/index.php?pg=1304 WE NEED YOU BELIEVERS! The 2nd round of the whatsonstage.com awards are …

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Stephen Daldry to Be Honored at Palm Springs International Film Festival by Andy Propst

Tony Award winner and Oscar nominee Stephen Daldry will be honored on January 7 as Director of the Year for his work on Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close at the Palm Springs Internationa…

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:29AM

Kassie DePaiva, Ilene Kristen, Kim Zimmer, et al. Set for Loving Llanview by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage veterans Kassie DePaiva, Ilene Kristen, and Kim Zinmer will be among the cast members of the ABC daytime drama One Life to Live to participate in Loving Llanview, to take place at 7pm …

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:29AM

Cape Town Opera to Stage U.K. Tour of Porgy and Bess, Including Season at London Coliseum by Mark Shenton

While performances have just begun for a new Broadway incarnation of the Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, starring Norm Lewis and Audra McDonald in the title roles at the Richard Rodgers Theat…

Linked From Playbill at 09:19AM

Repertorio Español Announces Casting for Karen Zacarias' Mariela en el deserto by Andy Propst

Repertorio Español has announced casting for Karan Zacarías' Mariela en el deserto (Mariela in the Desert), which will begin performances on February 4 prior to an…

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:16AM

Adam Lambert Arrested, Jailed in Finland After Public Brawl by BroadwayWorld

Hollywoodreporter.com reports that 'American Idol' star Adam Lambert was arrested and jailed in Finland last night. According to the report, Finnish authorities were summoned to a Helsinki …

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Feature: David Turner Makes It Perfectly Clear by Brian Scott Lipton

The Broadway star discusses his work in the revival of On A Clear Day You Can See Forever.

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Blog: Year of the Producer Blog: Making it Pay, & Paying the Actors

Inspired by our adoption of Stage One as the charity for the 2012 Whatsonstage.com Awards, we’re declaring this the “Year of the Producer” on Whatsonstage.com, and are ru…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 09:01AM
Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Time Out New York's Top 20 Show to See This Winter by David Cote

Great new plays and musical revivals: So many reasons to come out of the cold.

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'A Christmas Carol' that offers a hint of Scrooge by Peter Filichia

Tri-State Actors Theater's take on holiday classic is a little mean and self-aware

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Aladdin, Palace Theatre, Newark by Bernard Bale

Palace Theatre, Newark : This fantastic pantomime has the lot - comedy, great music, a really strong cast of top performers, very good and topical scripting, super sets, excellent direction …

Linked From The Stage at 08:57AM

Christina Ricci to make Shakespeare debut in A Midsummer Night's Dream by Matt Trueman

Star of The Addams Family and Pan Am will take to the New York stage in production also starring Bebe NeuwirthChristina Ricci will make her Shakespeare debut next year in New York, playing H…

Linked From The Guardian at 08:57AM

Blog: Jo Caird: To Stream, or Not to Stream

For as long as there's been theatre, there have been theatre-makers inspired to take their work out of the auditorium, taking theatre to the people rather than the other way around. Until ve…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 08:50AM

News: Cast: Stewart-Jarrett in Arcola Disney, Officer, Master Class

Misfits star Nathan Stewart-Jarrett will feature alongside Chris New, Mariah Gale and Steve Guadino in the Arcola's forthcoming 21st anniversary revival of Philip Ridley’s controversia…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 08:29AM

One star-making turn barely keeps this lackluster ‘La Cage’ afloat by Bob Bullen

If there’s one reason to see the tour of La Cage Aux Folles, which is playing at the Bank of America Theatre through January 1, it’s for Christopher Sieber’s ovation-worthy…

Linked From Chicago Theatre Addict at 08:26AM

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Daniel Cooney of BONNIE & CLYDE by Adrienne Onofri

He's a new dad but an old hand at Broadway ensemble work as well as principal roles on other stages.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:22AM

Filskit Blog: A festive poem by Filskit Theatre

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. Arts Council forms have been filled out with care, In the hope that some funding…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 08:22AM

Full Cast Announced for Tyne Daly Led West End MASTER CLASS by BroadwayWorld

Stephen Wadsworths new production of Terrence McNallys Master Class starring Tyne Daly as the legendary opera soprano Maria Callas is to transfer to the Vaudeville Theatre following its crit…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:09AM
Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Kissing Sid James by Theasy.com

59E59 Theatres, Off Broadway By Haytham Elhawary BOTTOM LINE: A comical tale about two misfits’ disastrous seaside getaway, which in spite of its intent is rarely more than superfic…

Linked From Theatre is Easy at 07:56AM

47 more performances of Follies on Broadway = WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR? by Sarah B. Roberts

There are only forty-seven (47!) more performances of FOLLIES on Broadway.   Why haven't you seen it?  What are you waiting for?    I saw it five times at the K…

Linked From Adventures in the Endless Pursuit of Entertainment at 07:55AM

Martinis and Mistletoe by Trav S.D.

Tonight at Le Poisson Rouge at 7pm: The New York Burlesque Festival Presents Martinis N’ Mistletoe An evening of live jazz & burlesque for the holidays! w/ Angie Pontani , Shelly &…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 07:42AM

Company Loves Misery by David Anthony Fox

"I've always been sophisticated," says Amanda Prynne, the heroine of Noel Coward's beloved Private Lives. Generations of theater-goers agree with her — they follow the on-again, off-again …

Linked From City Paper (Philadelphia) at 07:38AM

Review: Charlotte's Web by Mark Cofta

The timeless charms of E.B. White's classic Charlotte's Web speak for themselves, but Whit MacLaughlin's sprightly new staging of Joseph Robinette's straightforward adaptation for the Arden …

Linked From City Paper (Philadelphia) at 07:38AM

Matchsticks No More

George Balanchine notoriously despised the outcome the last time one of his ballets was broadcast on live television, calling the performance "dancing matchsticks." This time around, he'd pr…

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Think twice: the value of redrafting theatre by Andy Field

It's almost impossible for writers to get things right first time. So why shouldn't playwrights and theatremakers consider remaking their old works?This is a blog about second chances. Ironi…

Linked From The Guardian at 07:38AM

Why it's the theatre that's given us a Ladykillers to die for by Peter Bradshaw

Graham Linehan's stage adaptation of The Ladykillers succeeds where the Coen brothers failed: it's actually funny, says Peter BradshawGraham Linehan's new stage-adaptation of the classic 195…

Linked From The Guardian at 07:38AM

Members of the public invited to join Olivier judging panels by Matthew Hemley

Members of the public are being invited to apply for the chance to be on one of four judging panels for the 2013 Olivier Awards.

Linked From The Stage at 07:38AM

Away, but never far away by Mark Shenton

As I blogged on Tuesday and regular readers will be aware, I am away from London for five weeks, but the wonderful thing about the internet is that you’re never far away at all. I arrived …

Linked From The Stage at 07:38AM

Diana Vishneva Books a Night With Martha Graham

International ballet star Diana Vishneva will appear with the Martha Graham Dance Company for one night only, the company announced Wednesday.

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Claybourne Elder

"Adaumbelle's Quest" welcomes rising actor Claybourne Elder who's making his Broadway debut in "Bonnie & Clyde." Claybourne discusses what attracted him to "Bonnie & Clyde," what it means to…

Linked From Adaumbelle’s Quest at 07:38AM

People You Should Know . . . Erin Browne by Zack

 ERIN BROWNE has written the full-length plays AMeth Play, Coffee/Lovelorn, Devil to Pay, Hence, Menders, Narrator 1, Not As of Yet, Projects, Return, and Trying. Return was awinner of …

Linked From Visible Soul at 07:38AM

Pumped-up ‘La Cage Aux Folles’ revival is a travesty of the original hit

Years before the whole notion of gay marriage became a cause celebre, a pair of Frenchmen by the names Georges and Albin were already cohabiting in the French Riviera resort town of Saint-Tr…

Linked From Chicago Sun-Times at 07:09AM

News: Cast: Stewart-Jarrett in Arcola Disney, Donmar Officer

Misfits star Nathan Stewart-Jarrett will feature alongside Chris New, Mariah Gale and Steve Guadino in the Arcola's forthcoming 21st anniversary revival of Philip Ridley’s controversia…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 07:09AM

BWW's On This Day - December 22, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:02AM
Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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News: Phantom Star Ramin Karimloo Tours Solo Show in May

West End star Ramin Karimloo (Les Miserables, Love Never Dies) is embarking on a national concert tour in May. Karimloo, who played the Phantom in the recent 25th anniversary concert at the…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 06:58AM

The Dangers of Too Much Choice by Don Hall

We either put out 6 different flavors of jam or 24 different flavors of jam and we looked at 2 things.  First, in what case were people more likely to buy a jar of jam? The first thing …

Linked From Don Hall at 06:28AM

Need A Tax Break? Help a Theater! by Bill Hirschman

A flood of emails this month are reminding us that as the calendar year comes end, so do the opportunities to get a tax deduction and do some good for the theater community at the same time.…

Linked From Florida Theater On Stage at 06:27AM

A Christmas Carol, Arts Theatre, London

Simon Callow delivers a one-man tribute to the classic in a voice perfectly suited to Dickens’ mix of gravitas, mystery and mischief

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Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Farm Boy by Frank Scheck

In what surely must be purely coincidental timing, Farm Boy has arrived for a holiday engagement at 59E59 Theaters. Michael Morpungo’s “sequel” to his War Horse has opened …

Linked From Scheck on the Arts at 05:33AM

Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Orchard Theatre, Dartford

Ann Widdecombe is evidently a convert to the “prolonged frivolity” she enjoyed while competing on Strictly Come Dancing last year. She is back in sequins, feathers and ra-ra skirts this …

Linked From The Independent at 05:29AM

News: Grandage Establishes Production Company with Bierman

Award-winning director Michael Grandage, who is about to step down as artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse, has set up his own production company. Grandage and his former Donmar collea…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 05:14AM
Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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News: Fitzrovia Radio Hour Comes to Ambassadors in Feb

Edinburgh Fringe hit The Fitzrovia Radio Hour will play a West End season at the Ambassadors Theatre from 14 February to 6 March 2012. The show, which celebrates “an age when radio was br…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 04:17AM
Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Swallows and Amazons, Vaudeville Theatre by Bruce Dessau

Four children allowed to go off in a boat on the Lake District by their mother without a responsible adult or lifejackets? If this happened today Social Services would be down on mum like a …

Linked From The Arts Desk at 03:57AM

Close Up Space by StageGrade

Do critics want to delete "Close Up Space"?

Linked From StageGrade at 03:26AM
Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Blood, Blokes, And The Bard: On Tour With Propeller

The Guardian (UK) 12/20/11

Linked From ArtsJournal at 02:58AM

The Juror Who Loves Theatre So Much, He's Going To Jail For It

The Guardian (UK) 12/21/11

Linked From ArtsJournal at 02:50AM

In touring 'La Cage,' mascara runs and hearts bulge by Chris Jones

In the real world, about 30 years separates the two stars of the current touring production of "La Cage Aux Folles," the first national outing, so to speak, of Terry Johnson's formidably di…

Linked From Chicago Tribune at 02:24AM
Thursday, December 22, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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There’s more to Louis Hobson than prescription medication and firearms by Jesse North

Across 733 performances, Louis Hobson played the dual role of the Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine in the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical Next to Normal. In addition to out-of-town iteratio…

Linked From Stage Rush at 01:41AM

Pumped-up ‘Folles’ revival is a travesty of the original hit

Years before the whole notion of gay marriage became a cause celebre, a pair of Frenchmen by the names Georges and Albin were already cohabiting in the French Riviera resort town of Saint-Tr…

Linked From Chicago Sun-Times at 01:22AM

Louis Hobson interview: on Alice Ripley and Bonnie & Clyde by Stage-Rush

Louis Hobson interview: on Alice Ripley and Bonnie & Clyde Louis Hobson (Bonnie & Clyde) talks about acting opposite Tony winner Alice Ripley in Next to Normal, and walking the rake…

Linked From YouTube at 01:15AM
Thursday, December 22, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Bonnie & Clyde Closes on Broadway December 30 by Michael Spain

Bonnie & Clyde which started showing previews on Broadway on November 4, 2011 is scheduled to close on December 30, 2011 after 69 performances. The musical by Frank Wildhorn based on the…

Linked From broadway.me at 12:44AM

Best Plays: 'House & Garden'

The world is so much with us, racing forward, that it's restorative to pause, recall the theatrical year past and savor its pleasures. You should try it yourself -- just use the search box o…

Linked From Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 12:43AM

Best Dance Concert: Nora Chipaumire

Pittsburgh dance is in a growth spurt, a good thing for the art form. But that meant, due to scheduling jams on weekends, it wasn't possible to see it all. It also meant that it was harder t…

Linked From Pittsburgh Post-Gazette at 12:43AM

Broadway Holiday Flashback! Stick Fly's Condola Rashad and Daniel Breaker Warm Up Together with 'Baby, It's Cold Outside' by Broadway.com

Hanukkah has officially begun and Christmas is just around the corner, so to celebrate the holiday season Broadway.com is delivering daily videos featuring Broadway's best, caroling away…

Linked From miami.broadway.com at 12:36AM

Wishing you the best of the holiday season and a wonderful 2012 by Jodi Schoenbrun Carter

A free picture collage by Smilebox Thanks for reading! Jodi Post from: off-stage rightWishing you the best of the holiday season and a wonderful 2012 No related posts.Thanks for reading! Jo…

Linked From www.off-stage-right.com at 12:18AM

Elizabeth Marvel Takes Over for Rachel Griffiths in ‘Other Desert Cities’ by Michael Spain

Elizabeth Marvel is taking over for Rachel Griffiths in Broadway’s Other Dessert Cities. The move is scheduled to take place on March 6, 2012. Marvel was in the original cast of the off-Br…

Linked From broadway.me at 12:16AM

The Book of Mormon Clan Pick Their Favorite "South Park" Episodes by Adam Hetrick

The cast of the Tony-winning musical The Book of Mormon has kept audiences laughing with jaw-dropping off-color humor and good old-fashioned musical comedy gold since those charismatic missi…

Linked From Playbill at 12:09AM

Shoshana Bean and David Hernandez Enjoy A Cinderella Christmas, Beginning Dec. 22 by Andrew Gans

Mark Ballas, of "Dancing with the Stars" fame, choreographs A Cinderella Christmas, the second show in the 2011 holiday season of traditional British family Panto, which plays Los …

Linked From Playbill at 12:09AM

STAGE TO SCREENS: Rachel Griffiths, the Raging Sibling of Other Desert Cities by Christopher Wallenberg

Following her roles in TV's "Six Feet Under" and "Brothers and Sisters," Australian actress Rachel Griffiths relishes solving the puzzle of Brooke Wyeth in Broadway's…

Linked From Playbill at 12:09AM

UNLOCK THE VAULT: Dec. 22, Hippie Who's Who by Robert Viagas

In celebration of Playbill’s new site, Playbill Vault, we offer a month-long theatrical treasure hunt! Playbill Vault offers an interactive treasure trove for theatre fans, students, a…

Linked From Playbill at 12:09AM

CPC's Picture of the Week, December 22, 2011 by The Charlebois Post

Hair, stopping in Toronto to December 31 (photo credit: Joan Marcus)

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Blog: Critical Condition, December 22, 2011 by The Charlebois Post

December 22, 2011Looking for adaptationby Gaëtan L. CharleboisEvery year I embark on a summer reading project: all of Shakespeare (several times); the Bible; all of Jane Austin; Restoration…

Linked From The Charlebois Post at 12:02AM

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