Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Mike Daisey’s ‘Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs’ to make D.C. comeback by Peter Marks

Mike Daisey says that though he’s never spoken officially to the company whose labor practices he lambastes in his hit one-man show “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” he hears …

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IDOL WATCH: Hollywood Week Continues - Fainting, Fighting and Forgetting Lyrics by Kelsey Denette

This week on AMERICAN IDOL, the 185 remaining contestants are to be whittled down with both group numbers and solo performances. As the groups prepare to perform, some singers oversleep whil…

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Citi Pond hosts NUNS ON ICE with SISTER ACT on Thursday Feb. 16 by BroadwayWorld

Citi Pond at Bryant Park, Broadway's SISTER ACT amp God's Love We Deliver host Nuns On Ice, Feb.16th from 530 p.m. to 630 p.m. The first 100 people to rent skates during the event will recei…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater review: 'If We Are Women' at the Lonny Chapman Theatre by F. Kathleen Foley

Veteran playwright Joanna McClelland Glass is one of those proven practitioners whose dramaturgical credentials are well established.Veteran playwright Joanna McClelland Glass is one of thos…

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CQ/CX - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

"It's many things — informative, well directed (by David Leveaux), well designed, and reasonably well acted — but exciting it is not."

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Theater review: 'Buddha -- A Fantastic Journey' at Bootleg Theater by Charles McNulty

"Buddha -- A Fantastic Journey" borrows the ancient spiritual leader's own words to trace the progression of his life and philosophy."Buddha -- A Fantastic Journey" borrows the ancient spiri…

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Review: Poetic License by Chris Kompanek

Jack Canfora's taut tale of family deceit receives an exemplary production.

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Review: CQ/CX by Dan Bacalzo

Gabe McKinley's play, inspired by the plagiarism scandal surrounding New York Times reporter Jayson Blair, only partially taps into the story's dramatic potential.

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PHOTO CALL: Bernadette Peters is in the House for Blonde Ambition Broadway Barks Concert, With Hunter Ryan Herdlicka by Krissie Fullerton

Blonde Ambition, a one-night-only concert featuring some of "Young Broadway’s favorite blondes," featuring Hunter Ryan Herdlicka and Ryah Nixon and more, was held Feb. 6 at t…

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Theater Review: ‘CQ/CX’ by Gabe McKinley at Peter Norton Space by Frank Rizzo

“CQ/CX” by Gabe McKinley traces the Jayson Blair scandal at The New York Times.

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Steven Pasquale Cast in NBC Medical Drama, DO NOT HARM by BroadwayWorld

NBC has cast Steven Pasquale in its latest medical drama, Do Not Harm, in which Pasquale will play a neurosurgeon with an alter-ego that makes both his work and his personal lives difficult.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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The Joffrey legacy, now on celluloid

Bob Hercules didn’t set out to become the Ken Burns of the American dance world. But for the last three years, the Chicago-based documentary film writer and director has turned his focus o…

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Review: Merrily We Roll Along Rocks by The Mick

When the curtain fell on the Encores! production of Merrily We Roll Along—playing at City Center until Sunday—I actually started crying. No, not during the final, touching, hopeful scen…

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The Recruiting Officer

Legit Reviews||Abroad: Excuse me, but isn't that a real live hen? Threatening to upstage everyone with an off-beat cluck, it really is a cheery hen tucked beneath the arm of cou…

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PHOTO CALL: A First Look at Shatner's World: We Just Live in It on Broadway by Krissie Fullerton

Shatner's World: We Just Live in It, featuring Emmy-winning actor William Shatner, officially opens at Broadway's Music Box Theatre Feb. 16 at 8 PM following previews that began Feb.…

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Kira Obolensky and Michelle Hensley in Conversation by HowlRound

Kira: So, Michelle, a good place to start our conversation might be for you to tell us about the work you’ve been doing with Ten Thousand Things. Michelle: Well, it really all began out o…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater review: 'If We Are Women' at the Lonny Chapman Theatre by Kathy Foley

F. Kathleen Foley reviews 'If We Are Women' at the Lonny Chapman Theatre.

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Theater review: 'Buddha -- A Fantastic Journey' at Bootleg Theater by Charles McNulty

"Buddha -- A Fantastic Journey," Evan Brenner's solo performance show, opens at Bootleg Theater.

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Full Casting Announced for U.K. Production of Gypsy at Leicester Curve; Caroline O'Connor Is Rose by Mark Shenton

Full casting has been announced for a new U.K. regional production of Gypsy at Leicester Curve that begins performances March 10, prior to an official opening March 15, for a run through Apr…

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Adam Garcia to Star in New Production of Kiss Me, Kate at U.K.'s Chichester Festival Theatre in June by Mark Shenton

Adam Garcia is to return to the U.K. theatrical stage to star as Bill Calhoun/Lucentio in the new production of Cole Porter's Kiss Me, Kate, beginning performances at Chichester Festival…

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Classic screwball comedy – “Twentieth Century” at Sierra Madre Playhouse by Pauline Adamek

Now playing at the Sierra Madre Playhouse is a very funny play featuring a great cast and a superb set (designed by Adam Smith). Twentieth Century, by Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur (adapte…

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Dance Moms - Season 2 Episode 6 - Wardrobe Malfunction - Todrick Hall Recap by DanceOn

Dance Moms - Season 2 Episode 6 - Wardrobe Malfunction - Todrick Hall Recap Dance Moms Season 2 Episode 6 - "Wardrobe Malfunction" In this episode of FYI, Todrick Hall recaps ever…

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TT: Almanac

"The world is always full of brilliant youth which fades into grey and embittered middle age: the first flowering takes...

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Maltilda may be on her way to Broadway

The RSC is considering taking its hit musical Matilda to Broadway.

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Mad, bad and delightful to know: How Lord Byron became a cultural superstar

Riots and protests by the disaffected poor, with the looming spectre of "mob rule", have often troubled MPs and lords at Westminster. No lawmaker, though, has ever raised his voice on behalf…

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NY Review: 'Poetic License' by Mark Peikert

Jack Canfora's new drama about a renowned poet and his family is held hostage by its own hyper-articulate characters, leaving the plot stuck in second gear.

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NY Review: 'CQ/CX' by Erik Haagensen

Gabe McKinley's thinly veiled fictionalization of the 2003 Jayson Blair journalism scandal rarely dips beneath the surface, playing more like an extended TV-drama episode than a thoughtful…

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FRIGID Interview - Cameron J. Marcotte of "'Til Love Do Us Part" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Cameron J. Marcotte’s principle concern in creating theatre is the “here and now.” To him, theatre must have an immediate and truthful impact on the audience and the…

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Women’s friendship the core of ‘Always... Patsy Cline’ at Theater at the Center

In the town of Winchester in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley, there is a gravestone that probably says it best: “Death Cannot Kill What Never Dies: Love.” It is a tribute marker to the la…

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The Guide — Theater Listings 02.17.12

OPENING ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE. Theatre at the Center presents the musical based on the true story of country legend Patsy Cline and her most devoted fan. Directed by Brian Russell. Preview F…

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‘White City’ ballet chronicled in documentary

When I named “The White City: The Columbian Exposition of 1893,” the best dance event of 2011, I had every expectation that this 50-minute multimedia story ballet — co-choreographed by…

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Jim Stanek and George Morfogen to Join FREUD'S LAST SESSION, 3/16 by BroadwayWorld

On Friday, March 16th, George Morfogen and Jim Stanek are set to join the cast of Off-Broadway’s award-winning hit FREUD’S LAST SESSION as Sigmund Freud and C. S. Lewis respectively. Ori…

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Photo Coverage: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Meets the Press; Paul Nolan, Josh Young, Chilina Kennedy & More! by Walter McBride

The Stratford Shakespeare Festival's hit production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, directed by 2-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, opens March 22, 2012 previ…

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HBO Buys New Broadway-Themed Series- 44TH STREET by BroadwayWorld

According to Deadline.com, HBO has jumped on the Broadway bandwagon and recently bought a new theatre-themed comedy series titled '44th Street.' Created by NewsRadio's Paul Simms, the series…

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STAGE TUBE: Nick Jonas on Staying Healthy for Broadway by Stage Tube

Before he was the object of teen crushes as one-third of The Jonas Brothers, Nick Jonas was a working child star on Broadway. He has now returned to his stage roots as the lead in the Broadw…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Caldwell Theatre’s Bank Files Foreclosure Complaint; Does Not Want To Shut Down Theater by Bill Hirschman

The bank holding the mortgages on the Caldwell Theatre Company’s building has filed a foreclosure complaint and asked the Palm Beach County Circuit Court to appoint a receiver to manage th…

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Peil in Off Broadway 'Strad'

Legit News: Cast set for Primary Stages production

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Zoe Kazan, Michael Stahl-David To Star in In Your Eyes Film by Dan Bacalzo

Stage veterans Zoe Kazan and Michael Stahl-David will star in the film, In Your Eyes, according to Deadline.com. Joss Whedon has penned the screenplay, which is described as "a metaphy…

Linked From TheaterMania at 06:47PM

Spotlight On...Alex Draper by Michael Block

Name: Alex DraperHometown(s): Middlebury, VT; Charlottesville, VAEducation: BA, Middlebury; MFA, YaleSelect Credits: A Map of Virtue (13P); Lovesong of the Electric Bear, Scenes From an Exec…

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Theater review: 'Mine' at the Elephant Lab Theatre by Margaret Gray

A beautiful young writer is torn between two lovers: the steady, dull provider and the flighty soul mate. Anais Nin, right?A beautiful young writer is torn between two lovers: the steady, du…

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Study Charts Actor Diversity on New York Stages by Suzy Evans

The Asian American Performers Action Coalition and Fordham University presented RepresentAsian on Monday night.

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Theater review: 'Mine' at the Elephant Lab Theatre by Margaret K. Gray

Margaret Gray reviews the Little Beast Theatre Company's production of "Mine" at the Elephant Lab Theatre.

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Two actors perform Harry Potter saga in 70 minutes by Martin Morrow

Potted Potter makes great introduction to J.K. Rowling’s magical world

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Join BroadwaysBestShows.com and enjoy full access to all of our online offers!

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Savion Glover to Perform Sole Sanctuary at Washington, DC's Warner Theatre by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award winner Savion Glover will bring his evening of dance and music SoLe SANCTUARY: A hoofer’s meditation on the art of tap to Washington, DC's Warner Theatre March 30-31.

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The Book of Mormon Will Play Five-Week San Francisco Engagement by Adam Hetrick

San Francisco audiences will receive a visit from the well-dressed boys of the nine-time Tony Award-winning hit The Book of Mormon, which will play the Curran Theatre this November.

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Photo Flash: Costume Sketches from Goodspeed's MAME! by BroadwayWorld

Goodspeed Musicals will soon feature Tony Award nominee Louise Pitre, in the coveted role of Mame Dennis in Mame at the Goodspeed Opera House beginning April 20th, and she will be well-dress…

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Carol Burnett applauds funny girls past and present by Marsha Lederman

Prior to her appearance at Vancouver ComedyFest later this week, the comedian remembers when network comedy was ‘a guy’s thing’

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Jason Moran Repays It Forward by J. R. Carroll

From James P. Johnson to Thelonious Monk to Jason Moran, inspired mentors carry the past into the future.

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A Touch of Evil For Headly, Madigan, Rous at Henley’s The Jacksonian by Rachel Fain

Beth Henley's new The Jacksonian opens tonight at the Geffen Playhouse. The three women in the cast -- Amy Madigan, Glenne Headly and Bess Rous -- gather to discuss the evil that permeates t…

Linked From LA STAGE Times at 06:00PM
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Sylvia McNair to Headline Chicago Opera Theater Gala by Andy Propst

Grammy Award winner Sylvia McNair will headline Chicago Opera Theater's 38th Anniversary Gala: A Celebration Less Ordinary, to be held on March 11 at Canivale. McNair has performed h…

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Mario Cantone, Cady Huffman Set for Celebrity Autobiography in Boston by Dan Bacalzo

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston, in association with Angelo Fraboni, Peter Martin, Rick Newman, Eugene Pack, and Dayle Reyfel, will present Celebrity Autobiography on Monday, February 27, …

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Justin Kirk to Return to Showtime's Weeds by Andy Propst

Justin Kirk will return to Showtime's Weeds, reprising his work as Andy Botwin, for its eighth season, according to a report on Deadline.com. The actor is currently starring on Broad…

Linked From TheaterMania at 05:46PM

HBO Buys New Broadway-Themed Comedy 44th Street by Broadway.com

HBO has bought 44th Street, a new Broadway-themed TV comedy by Paul Simms (NewsRadio), according to Deadline.com. Broadway was also the site of the rejected 2010 HBO pilot&nbs…

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The Afternoon Report, Wednesday, February 15, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Wednesday, February 15, 2012 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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Next stop, Japan. Second City extends its reach to second continent by Chris Jones

In its first formal move outside North America, The Second City is joining with Yoshimoto Kogyo Co., Ltd., one of Japan's largest TV producers, talent managers and entertainment companies, i…

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Theater Review: ‘Tokio Confidential,’ a Musical, at Atlantic Stage 2 by Eric Grode

“Tokio Confidential” at Atlantic Stage 2 is a comically lurid tale that bases several characters’ names on those in James’s “Portrait of a Lady.”

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Theater Review: ‘Botanica,’ a Drama Directed by Jim Findlay by Eric Grode

In Jim Findlay’s “Botanica,” at the 3LD Art and Technology Center, scientists grow a little too close to the flora they’re experimenting with.

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STAGE VIEWS: Broadway and "American Idol" Star Justin Guarini by Andrew Gans

Playbill.com's series features brief chats with Broadway actors commenting on their recent theatregoing experiences, what productions they are looking forward to and more. Here, via e-ma…

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Matt Cavenaugh and Jenny Powers Are Expecting a Broadway Baby by Andrew Gans

Stage actors and married couple Jenny Powers and Matt Cavenaugh surprised the Feb. 13 audience at Birdland with some good news: The Broadway favorites are expecting their first child.

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PHOTO CALL: Original and Encores! Casts of Merrily We Roll Along Mingle With Stephen Sondheim at Reception by Joseph Marzullo

Members of the original Broadway cast of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along reunited (with Stephen Sondheim, too) at a reception prior to the Feb. 14 performance of the current Cit…

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Remebering Whitney: Songs from Broadway by Loganne

By now, I’m sure you’ve heard, the Grammy Award winning singer, Whitney Houston died on February 11 at the age of 48. Currently, a stage adaptation of The Bodyguard is in production, whi…

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Playing with fire: The Wicker Man musical by Alfred Hickling

The Wicker Man is a cult horror classic. Are the team of Scots who have turned the film into a musical – and rejigged its shocking ending – worried about offending fans?The Wicker Man is…

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Stolen island: the shameful story of Diego Garcia hits the stage by Lyn Gardner

The people of Diego Garcia, a British colony in the Indian Ocean, were thrown off their island to make way for a US military base. Lyn Gardner on how their story was made into a playHow wou…

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Justin Kirk Signs on for Season Eight of WEEDS by BroadwayWorld

According to Deadline.com, OTHER DESERT CITIES star Justin Kirk has signed on for the eighth season of Showtime's 'Weeds.' Kirk plays 'Andy' in the series, which will ikey eneter its final s…

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Public Theater's 50th Season by Barry

The Public Theater celebrates their 50th Anniversary season of the Delacorte Theater with Shakespeare in the Park!            AS YOU LIKE IT            INTO THE WOODS Ti…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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“How I Learned to Drive”

Playwright Paula Vogel, Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz, and Elizabeth Reaser talk about Vogel’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play, “How I Learned to Drive.” The play explores the complex…

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HBO Buys Comedy Spec By Paul Simms by Nellie Andreeva

EXCLUSIVE: HBO has bought 44th Street, a Broadway-themed single-camera comedy from NewsRadio creator Paul Simms. It centers on two veteran theatre actors struggle to find success amidst a wo…

Linked From Deadline at 04:49PM

Four Things About Arena Stage’s 2012-2013 Season by Jonathan L. Fischer

Arts Desk won't make a habit of reporting on season announcements this year—there are, after all, more than 70 professional theater companies in the D.C. area. But Arena's unveiling of…

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Guest Picks: George Steel

George Steel, Artistic Director and General Manager of the New York City Opera was on the Lopate Show recently to give us a preview of the company's new season. He also revealed what he's li…

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R&H Songwriter Dory Previn Shannon Dies

We mourn the passing of Williamson Music writer Dory Previn Shannon, who died this morning.  Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner, this lyricist/composer/novelist/author/playwright a…

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Broadway sales show improvement for the first time in 2012

Broadway ticket sales were up by four percent last week, marking the first time this year that sales increased for the Great White Way. Through the week ending February 5, gross ticket sale…

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Playwrights Horizons's New Season... by Isaac Butler

... Is pretty damn good.

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The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall: Clip: Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Boggess sing “Phantom of the Opera” by Colin Fitzpatrick

Watch a clip from The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall with Ramin Karimloo and Sierra Bogess singing "Phantom of the Opera." The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall, a…

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The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall: About the Program by Colin Fitzpatrick

The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall, a fully-staged, lavish 25th anniversary mounting of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s long-running Broadway and West End extravaganza, comes to Great…

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Sarah's War, Other New Reviews, and L.A. Weekly Theater Awards Info

Jordan Elgalby"Sarah"s War is this week's Pick. Go to the jump for all other new stage reviews.​The nominees for the 33rd annual L.A. Weekly Theater Awards will be posted Wednesday evening…

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Broadway Rox with Shelley Thomas and Jason Wooten

"Call Me Adam" chats with Broadway's Shelley Thomas and Jason Wooten about their upcoming participation in "Broadway Rox," on February 17 and 18 at Queens Theatre, a two-day event celebratin…

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Photo Sneak Peek at Shatner's World: We Just Live In It by Broadway.com

Get ready, Star Trek fans: Captain James Kirk is about to spill his secrets on a Broadway stage. William Shatner is back on the boards at the Music Box Theatre for 19 performances Shatner&rs…

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Carol Kane, Larry Bryggman & More Complete Casting for Harvey, Starring Jim Parsons by Broadway.com

Broadway vet Carol Kane and two-time Tony nominee Larry Bryggman will join previously announced stars Jim Parsons, Jessica Hecht and Charles Kimbrough in the upcoming Roundabout Theatre…

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Chris Rock, Ethan Hawke & More Become Members of Labyrinth Theater Company by Broadway.com

Off-Broadway’s renowned Labyrinth Theater Company is welcoming 14 new members to the company including comedian Chris Rock (The Motherf**ker With The Hat) and Ethan Hawk…

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Take an Early Look at Anything Goes Star Sutton Foster Getting Fashionable on Project Runway All Stars by Broadway.com

Two-time Tony winner and Anything Goes star Sutton Foster knows a little something about Broadway, so when TV's Project Runway All Stars needed some expertise for their upcoming Bro…

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Sarah Ruhl, Paula Vogel Set for In Conversation with Anne Bogart by Sarah Moore

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theater, and The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC and WQXR, will present the third event in the series, TCG Playwr…

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Larry Bryggman, Carol Kane, Jim Parsons Set for Broadway Revival of Harvey by Dan Bacalzo

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced full casting for its Broadway revival of Mary Chase's Harvey, to play Studio 54. Scott Ellis will direct the production, which will begin previe…

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Julie Bermel, Mary Carrig, Michael Chandler, and More Set for HumanArts' After the Fall by Sarah Moore

HumanArts Theater Company has announced casting for its presentation of Arthur Miller's After the Fall, directed by RoZsa Horvath. The production will play Elephant Stages, Lillian Thea…

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Collaboraction Extends Carlos Murillo's dark play or stories for boys by Andy Propst

,Collaboraction has extended Carlos Murillo's dark play or stories for boys. The production, directed by Anthony Moseley, will now run through March 11 at the Flat Iron Building. The …

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'Race' goes clean; more 'Dark Stories' by Chris Jones

The Goodman Theatre's production of "Race" has gone clean.

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Carol Kane sees 'Harvey'

Legit News: Cast set for Broadway revival

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Hunchback offers gothic extravagance by Michael Harris

Also in Michael Harris’s weekly picks: Calendar Girls, Chelsea Hotel, Intimate Apparel, The Silicone Diaries

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The Twin Cities: We make stuff here by HowlRound

The Twin Cities might seem dormant; and indeed, they spend half the year frozen and buried under feet of snow. But these cities – my cities – are not sleeping. The art we make here is in…

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JITNEY - Audience Reactions by Two River Theater

JITNEY - Audience Reactions August Wilson's JITNEY at Two River Theater Company Directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson Runs: January 29 - February 25, 2012 Tickets: http://www.trtc.org Fr…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Meet Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Character in Broadway's Newsies (Video) by Michael Gioia

Andrew Keenan-Bolger, who will star as Crutchie in the upcoming Disney musical Newsies, has released the first part of his "Meet the Newsies" video series. Here, he describes his r…

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Carol Kane, Peter Benson, Tracee Chimo Will Materialize in Broadway Harvey; Complete Cast Announced by Kenneth Jones

The complete company of the new Broadway production of Harvey starring Jim Parsons includes Larry Bryggman, Peter Benson, Tracee Chimo, Holley Fain, Angela Paton, Rich Sommer, Morgan Spector…

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Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses Will Open Lookingglass' 2012-2013 Season by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-winning director Mary Zimmerman's adaptation of Ovid's Metamorphoses, in which myths emerge from a pool of water, will open the Lookingglass Theatre's 25th anniversary…

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STAGE TUBE: Meet the NEWSIES- Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Crutchie) by Stage Tube

As previously announced, Newsies will move to Broadway's Nederlander Theatre for a strictly limited 101 performance run this spring, following its critically-hailed run at Paper Mill Playhou…

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Carol Kane & More Join Jessica Hecht, Jim Parsons & Charles Kimbrough in Roundabout's HARVEY This Spring by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company in association with Don Gregory, is thrilled to announce the full company for the new Broadway production of Mary Chases Harvey starring Jim Parsons Elwood P. Dowd…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Asian-Americans: Why Can't We Get Cast In NYC? by Randy Gener

Once upon a time, Asian-American artists would have taken their anger to the streets. That's what happened in 1990, when Asian-American actors, outraged over a Caucasian actor's yellowface p…

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Landor Theatre to Present Lynn Ahrens' and Stephen Flaherty's The Glorious Ones by Sarah Moore

After winning major acclaim with a revival of Lynn Ahrens' and Stephen Flaherty's musical, Ragtime, the Landor Theatre is to present the European premiere of the composing duo&apos…

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Growing Up Gonzales Extends Through March 31 by Sarah Moore

The Off-Broadway production, Growing Up Gonzales has been extended through March 31, at The Jan Hus Playhouse. Written and directed by Felix Roja, the solo show is a bittersweet comedy o…

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Ava Jenkins, Adam Kemmerer to Star in Castillo's Sally and Tom (The American Way) by Sarah Moore

Ava Jenkins and Adam Kemmerer will play the title roles in Castillo Theatre's production of the Fred Newman-Annie Roboff musical revival, Sally and Tom (The American Way), to run Febru…

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Dylan Morrison Myers, Stephanie Roswell Set for How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found by Sarah Moore

Theater Alliance will present the area premiere of How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found, written by Fin Kennedy and directed by Artistic Director Colin Hovde. The play will perform…

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Max Casella, Ethan Hawke, Chris Rock, Lucy Thurber Are New Members of Labyrinth Theater Company by Andy Propst

Labyrinth Theater Company has inducted fourteen new members into its company of actors, directors, playwrights and designers . The new Labyrinth members are performers Max Casella, Rosal …

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Alec Baldwin, Neil Patrick Harris, Lucy Liu to Co-Host Live! With Kelly by Andy Propst

Stage and television star Neil Patrick Harris will join Kelly Ripa's as co-host on Live! With Kelly when the syndicated show broadcasts from the Kodak Theatre at Hollywood & Highlan…

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Nancy Bell, Gregory Sims to Star in South Coast Rep's Sight Unseen by Sarah Moore

South Coast Repertory has announced casting for its revival of Donald Margulies' Sight Unseen, an SCR-commissioned play that had its world premiere at SCR 20 seasons ago. David Emmes wi…

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Hey, Old Friends! Stephen Sondheim and the Original Cast of Merrily We Roll Along Share an Emotional Reunion at Encores! by Broadway.com

The Encores! production of Merrily We Roll Along got a very special visit from some “old friends” when members of the show's original 1981 Broadway cast and composer Stephen …

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Nick Jonas Reveals the Challenges of Balancing Life with Diabetes and Starring in How to Succeed on CNN's Starting Point by Broadway.com

Nick Jonas makes climbing the corporate ladder look simple in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, but as a diabetic, starring on Broadway is especially challenging. On February…

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‘Metamorphoses’ returning to Lookingglass Theatre

Lookingglass Theatre will open its 25th anniversary season this fall with a reprise of one of its most successful productions — "Metamorphoses” — director Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation…

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Blackwell’s ‘Hunger’ suffers in the translation at Lifeline Theatre

HEDY WEISS: Novel adaptation doesn’t lack for ambition, but a yearning for insight about Nazi siege of Leningrad goes unsated.

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Minnie Driver to headline Illumination gala in April

MIGHTY MINNIE: Minnie Driver, award-winning actress and vocalist, will headline the annual Illumination gala to benefit Siteman Cancer Center and the Washington University medical school on …

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Evita's Ricky Martin Visits "Good Morning America" (Video) by Michael Gioia

Ricky Martin, who will star as Che in the upcoming Broadway revival of Evita, visited "Good Morning America" to talk about his return to Broadway as well as his participation in th…

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Waiting for Podcasts by Chloe Veltman

Last night's remarkable performance by Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Davies Symphony Hall as part of the San Francisco Symphony's American Orchestras series for its cen…

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Reginald D Hunter – review by Brian Logan

Orchard theatre, Dartford"Some people leave my show feeling hurt. Broken. Destroyed," says Reginald D Hunter, by way of an introduction. It's part of his considerable charisma, this offer of…

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The Gatekeeper – review by Lyn Gardner

Royal Exchange Studio, ManchesterGoing back is not always a good idea – you never know what nasty surprises you might find lurking behind the sofa. The destructive past invades the damaged…

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Jonny Lee Miller takes on Frankenstein co-star in US Sherlock Holmes update by Mark Sweney

Actor who alternated roles on stage with Benedict Cumberbatch will play version of same Conan Doyle character in ElementaryLast year Jonny Lee Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch shared a presti…

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Photo Coverage: William Shatner in SHATNER'S WORLD, WE JUST LIVE IN IT! by BroadwayWorld

Tomorrow, February 16, SHATNERS WORLD WE JUST LIVE IN IT will take audiences on a voyage through Shatners life and career, from Shakespearean stage actor to internationally known icon and ra…

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Photo Flash: First Look at SHATNER'S WORLD - WE JUST LIVE IN IT! by BroadwayWorld

William Shatner's SHATNER'S WORLD WE JUST LIVE IN IT began previews yesterday, February 14, opens February 16, and will play through March 4 at the Music Box Theater on Broadway before embar…

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Original & Encores! Casts Unite in 'Old Friends' by BroadwayWorld TV

19 cast members of the original 1981 Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, including leading actors Lonny Price, Ann Morrison and Jim Walton, were reunited at New …

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Backstage: Creative & Cultural Skills celebrates apprenticeships milestone by The Stage

Creative & Cultural Skills is celebrating 1,000 young people being employed as creative apprentices across the UK, since the scheme launched in 2008.

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Backstage: PLASA 2012 free registration offer extended by The Stage

PLASA Events has extended the PLASA 2012 free registration offer. More than 6,000 people have already registered for this year's show, to be held at Earls Court in London from September 9-12.

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Backstage: Date set for By Design Day charity event by The Stage

Design Day, the annual fundraising event for Light Relief in the UK and Behind the Scenes in the US and Canada, will take place on Tuesday, April 24.The main fundraising event for the charit…

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Backstage: Unusual Rigging moves NRC assessments by The Stage

Unusual Rigging has announced that, with immediate effect, all its NRC assessments will take place at the company's facility in Bugbrooke, Northamptonshire, including those originally schedu…

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LoveArts.com will match you with your perfect date by The Stage

If you’re interested in dating arts-loving singles, there’s no better dating service for you than LoveArts.com.

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Backstage: ETC supports Off West End Theatre Awards by The Stage

The recent Off West End Theatre Awards, also known as the Offies, saw Howard Hudson pick up the prize for best lighting designer, a category sponsored by ETC.

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When an opening night isn't an opening night by Mark Shenton


It used to be simple — and once upon a time, it used to be very simple; the first night was the first performance. That’s still the case with opera and ballet productions, though they…

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#NEWPLAY TV LIVE: organize a “Watch Party” for four exciting events next week! by HowlRound

Watch all of these livestreamed events on #NEWPLAY TV’s channel page over here: newplaytv.info & Organize, host, or crash your own local community’s WATCH PARTIES for these …

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Charles Dillingham to Serve as Interim Executive Director of Pasadena Playhouse by Sarah Moore

The board of directors of The Pasadena Playhouse has announced that Charles Dillingham will serve as interim Executive Director of the theater during the transition period following Stephen …

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Guthrie Theater Announces Complete Lineup for 2012 Celebration of Christopher Hampton by Sarah Moore

Director Joe Dowling today announced the three plays that will comprise the Guthrie's 2012 celebration of British playwright, screenwriter and director Christopher Hampton. In addition…

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The Book of MormonTour to Play San Francisco's Curran Theater in November by Sarah Moore

The Book of Mormon, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical and the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play a strictly limited five-week engagement at the SHN C…

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Sanaa Lathan, Anthony Mackie to Host 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards by Andy Propst

Sanaa Lathan and Anthony Mackie will host the the 43rd NAACP Image Awards ceremony to be held on February 17 at the Shrine Auditorium and broadcast on NBC. Lathan received a Tony Award nom…

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Broadway's Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon, Extends Through March 17 by Dan Bacalzo

Manhattan Theatre Club's Broadway production of Wit has extended, and will now play the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre through March 17. Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play f…

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Repertorio Español Will Tour Chronicle of a Death Foretold to Puerto Rico by Sarah Moore

Repertorio Español and Puerto Rico's Boundless Theater Company will tour its adaptation of Nobel Prize of Literature winner Gabriel García Márquez&apos…

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David Drake's My Tawny Valentine Adds Performances by Sarah Moore

Additional performances on February 23 and March 1 have been added to the run of My Tawny Valentine at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, which runs February 17-March 2. Written by and starring O…

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Chris Rock to Present at 84th Annual Academy Awards by Andy Propst

Screen star and Broadway veteran Chris Rock has been added to the list of presenters for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, to be held on Sunday, February 26 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles…

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Samuel Barnett, Stephen Fry, Mark Rylance Set for Twelfth Night at Shakespeare's Globe by Andy Propst

Updated casting has been announced for the Shakespeare's Globe production of Twelfth Night, to run September 22 - October 14. As previously reported, Tim Carroll will direct. In addit…

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A New Doctor is In! George Morfogen and Jim Stanek Set for Freud’s Last Session by Broadway.com

George Morfogen and Jim Stanek will star as Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis, respectively, in Freud's Last Session beginning March 16 at off-Broadway's New World Stages. The duo wi…

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Wit, Starring Cynthia Nixon, Extends on Broadway by Broadway.com

Manhattan Theatre Club’s Broadway revival of Wit, starring Tony winner Cynthia Nixon, will play seven additional performances at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Lynne Meadow’s pr…

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Glee Poll: Which Whitney Houston Song Should Mercedes Sing Next? by Broadway.com

After the death of recording legend Whitney Houston on February 11, Glee spotlighted the singer on the show's Valentine’s Day episode, which featured a previously filmed …

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Review: 'Educating Rita' by Howard Shapiro

The modern-day British take on "Pygmalion" opens in a crisp production at Hedgerow Theatre. Inquirer theater critic Howard Shapiro reviews from Rose Valley in Delaware County.

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Highlights From Matilda — The Musical in London

The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda — The Musical, based on the 1988 Roald Dahl novel, is currently playing to acclaim at the Cambridge Theatre in London's West E…

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The Fitzrovia Radio Hour, Ambassadors, London by Nick Smurthwaite

Ambassadors, London: As we move irreversibly into the age of digital TV it is fun to be reminded of a simpler time when the sounds of drama were more important than the pictures. Read the fu…

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The Recruiting Officer, Donmar Warehouse, London by Mark Shenton

Donmar Warehouse, London: This October will mark the Donmar Warehouse's 20th birthday since it re-opened as an independent producing theatre under Sam Mendes and, across its nearly two …

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Anat Cohen Quartet to perform at the Bistro

Anat Cohen has earned a solid following among jazz fans in New York. Whether she's playing saxophone or clarinet, Cohen brings to her instrument the key values with which all memorable jazz …

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‘West Side Story’ still dazzles

First-rate production at the Fox is full of thrilling dance and music.

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MTC’s Broadway Premiere of WIT with Cynthia Nixon Extends by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce that WIT, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Margaret Edson, directed by Lynne Meadow will extend at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 Wes…

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PHOTO CALL: Original Merrily We Roll Along Cast and Stephen Sondheim Join Current City Center Encores! Cast Onstage by Joseph Marzullo

Members of the original Broadway cast of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along reunited — with composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim — during the curtain call of the Feb. 14 …

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George Morfogen and Jim Stanek Will Step Into Freud's Consulting Room Off-Broadway in March by Kenneth Jones

The couch of Off-Broadway's Freud Last Session will get two new occupants — George Morfogen as Freud and Jim Stanek as C.S. Lewis — starting March 16 at New World Stages. Ori…

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Wit Will Have Less Brevity; MTC Adds One Week to Acclaimed Revival by Kenneth Jones

Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Wit, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Margaret Edson, directed by Lynne Meadow, will get an extra week at MTC's Samuel J. Friedm…

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Will "Sparkle," Whitney Houston's Final Film, Sparkle on Broadway? by Michael Gioia

Howard Rosenman, executive producer of the upcoming feature film "Sparkle," which stars In the Heights' Jordin Sparks and the late Whitney Houston, has plans to adapt the 2012 …

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STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Gives Details on GCB! by Stage Tube

Tony Award winner and Broadway favorite Kristin Chenoweth will soon star in GCB, premiering on CBS on Sunday, March 4 from 1000-1100 p.m., ET. The soap opera format returns to Dallas in this…

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Cynthia Nixon-Led WIT Extends at Manhattan Theatre Club Thru 3/17 by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce that WIT, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Margaret Edson, directed by Lynne Meadow will extend at MTCs Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. The limite…

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Jeff Goldblum replaces Alan Rickman in 'Seminar'

The bad news? Alan Rickman is leaving the hit play "Seminar" on Broadway. The good news? Jeff Goldblum is taking over.

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall… by Alyssa Alpine

Marius von Mayenburg’s dark comedy "The Ugly One" at SoHo Rep mines the incestuous relationship between good looks and power.

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George Morfogen, Jim Stanek to Join Freud's Last Session Off-Broadway by Andy Propst

George Morfogen and Jim Stanek will assume the roles of Sigmund Freud and C. S. Lewis respectively in Mark St. Germain's Freud's Last Session, playing at New World Stages. They wi…

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Ute Lemper, Vogler Quartet, Stefan Malzew to play Carnegie Hall by Sarah Moore

Carnegie Hall has announced that German cabaret vocalist Ute Lemper and Berlin's Vogler Quartet will be joined by pianist and clarinetist Stefan Malzew, as they play music of the Weimar…

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Performances Added for David Drake's My Tawny Valentine by Broadway.com

Performances have been added for David Drake's My Tawny Valentine on February 23 and March 1 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. Written by Drake and directed by David Briggson, the pro…

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See Kristin Chenoweth & Jennifer Aspen Spill Sexy GCB Secrets at New York Fashion Week by Broadway.com

Kristin Chenoweth is keeping herself pretty busy these days with the premiere of her latest TV series a few weeks away, but she and her GCB co-star Jennifer Aspen took a break to check out d…

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Ricky Martin Chats About Evita Alongside Nicki Minaj on Good Morning America by Broadway.com

When Ricky Martin isn’t preparing to star in Broadway’s Evita or dancing up a storm as a hot new Spanish teacher on Glee, he’s dedicated to raising money for people living …

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Booze Glasses & a Secret Game With Dulé Hill Keep Rosie Benton Happy Backstage at Stick Fly by Broadway.com

Rosie Benton’s backstage digs aren’t quite as luxurious as the Martha’s Vineyard home that serves as the setting for Stick Fly, but her Cort Theatre home has everything the…

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News: Adam Garcia cast in Nunn's Kiss Me Kate at Chichester

Adam Garcia will play Bill Calhoun in Trevor Nunn's upcoming revival of Kiss Me Kate at Chichester Festival Theatre, according to reports. Australian Garcia made his London debut in 1993 wi…

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News: Havana Rumba! brings salsa to Udderbelly Festival

Havana Rumba! has been confirmed for this year's Udderbelly Festival, which returns to Southbank for its fourth consecutive summer and will be situated within the 'London Wondergro…

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News: Stephen Fry stars with Mark Rylance in Globe Twelfth Night

Stephen Fry will return to the London stage, starring as Malvolio opposite Mark Rylance’s Olivia in Shakespeare's Globe's upcoming production of Twelfth Night. The final production in…

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Whitney Houston’s Final Film ‘Sparkle’ to Get Broadway Makeover by David Rogers

It appears that the late Whitney Houston’s upcoming final film, “Sparkle,” may be heading to Broadway. Forbes reports that producer Howard Rosenman was so impressed with the unedited p…

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‘Matilda’ Looks to Make Jump from West End to Broadway 2013 by David Rogers

The hit West End musical “Matilda” may be making the jump across the pond for a Spring 2013 Broadway opening, but a few details have to be ironed out before any official announcements ar…

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SILENCE! The Musical Announces New Schedule Beginning 3/4 by BroadwayWorld

SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, will add Sunday evenings to the new spring playing schedule beginning March 4th at The 9th Space Theatre at Perform…

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Dahvi Waller on 'Unscreened' at the Lillian Theatre by Jason Kehe

Whenever Dahvi Waller tells colleagues about her latest project they get jealous. Whenever Dahvi Waller tells colleagues about her latest project they get jealous.

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The Town Hall Broadway by the Year series presents The Broadway Musicals of 1946 by Sandi Durell

  Reviewed by: Linda Amiel Burns – February 13, 2012   The 12th season of the acclaimed Broadway By The Year concert series at The Town Hall began with “The Broadway Musica…

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Life During Wartime by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Last June, I found myself running the Power Point for a session at the TCG Conference in L.A. titled "What If…We Could Bridge the Divides? The Role of Theatre in Iraqi-US Reconciliation", …

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George Morforgen and Jim Stanek Will Step Into Freud's Consulting Room Off-Broadway in March by Kenneth Jones

The couch of Off-Broadway's Freud Last Session will get two new occupants — George Morfogen as Freud and Jim Stanek as C.S. Lewis — starting March 16 at New World Stages. Ori…

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"It Started Out Like a Song": Lonny Price Recalls Iconic Merrily Moment by Adam Hetrick

The year was 1981. A 21-year-old actor named Lonny Price was cast as playwright-lyricist Charley Kringas in the new Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical Merrily We Roll Along – the la…

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Jeff Golblum will take on Seminar by Loganne

Jeff Goldblum will return to the Broadway stage in on April 3 for an 8 week run in Seminar. The Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee will assume the leading role of ‘Leonard,’ a spot cur…

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Whitney Houston's SPARKLE to Open on Broadway? by BroadwayWorld

SPARKLE will be released in theaters on August 24th by Sony Pictures, starring Jordin Sparks, Derek Luke, Mike Epps, Carmen ejogo, Tika Sumpter, Omari Hardwick, Cee-Lo Green, and the now lat…

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Douglas Hodge and Charles Dance join Gabriel Byrne in Channel 4's Coup by Matthew Hemley

Douglas Hodge, Gina McKee, Charles Dance and Rupert Graves are to join Gabriel Byrne in the Channel 4 drama Coup.

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Peter Pan: The Boy Who Hated Mothers by Andrew Lapin

Peter Pan always did seem like a rather difficult creature, as far as immortals go. Anyone with such a steadfast refusal to mature or learn anything useful can’t be entirely pleasant to be…

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Perla Laske, César Meléndez, Petru Valenski Set for Teatro del Luna Presents The Moon's Embrace by Sarah Moore

Teatro del Luna's winter season, entitled The Moon's Embrace, will run from February 23 through March 17. El Inmigrante, by writer-performer César Meléndez, …

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Mark Hayward, Jonathan Burns Team Up for Stunt Lab by Sarah Moore

Canal Park Playhouse will present the world premiere of Stunt Lab, created and performed by Mark Heyward and Jonathan Burns. The show will begin performances on Saturday, March 10 for a limi…

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Karmine Alers, Adam Hose, Jason Wooten Set for Casa Mañana's Rent by Sarah Moore

Casting has been announced for the musical, Rent, to play Casa Mañana Theatre, March 3 - 11. Tim Bennett will direct and choreograph. Set in the East Village of New York City, R…

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West End Wicked Vet Oliver Tompsett on Why Rock of Ages Is the Most Challenging Musical Ever by Matt Wolf

Oliver Tompsett made his West End debut in the Madness musical Our House before moving on to Mamma Mia! and a long run as Fiyero in Wicked. The engaging 30-year-old is now getting the vocal …

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Chita Rivera to Perform in Boston Youth Moves Benefit by Sarah Moore

The Boston Youth Moves' 2012 Swellegance Gala Benefit will feature two-time Tony Award winner Chita Rivera performing songs from her legendary Broadway career in her own concert, Chita…

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Cheyenne Jackson, Debra Messing & More to Honor Linda Lavin at 2012 Vineyard Theatre Gala by Broadway.com

A-listers like 30 Rock star Cheyenne Jackson, Smash headliner Debra Messing and many more will come together to honor Tony winner Linda Lavin at the Vineyard Theatre’s 2012 Benefit Gal…

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Take a First Look at Darren Criss and Matt Bomer's Brotherly Love on Glee by Broadway.com

White Collar hunk Matt Bomer will guest star on an upcoming episode of Glee as Cooper Anderson, the older brother to Blaine Anderson (Darren Criss). The episode is speculated to feature…

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Broadway’s Kearran Giovanni to Star in TNT’s Major Crimes by Broadway.com

Broadway veteran Kearran Giovanni will co-star in the new TNT series Major Crimes. The new series is a spin-off of the network’s award-winning drama The Closer, starring Kyra Sedgwick …

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Former Slave Lizzy Keckly Subject of Stage Work in Connecticut, Too by Frank Rizzo

Dressmaker and Friend to Mary Todd Lincoln Playwright-director Tazewell Thompson isn't the only theater artist who is inspired to create a stage work about the life of Elizabeth Keckly , …

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The Recruiting Officer, Donmar Warehouse, London

Josie Rourke’s first production at the Donmar is a joy that bodes well for the future, writes Sarah Hemming

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How I Learned to Drive, Second Stage, New York

Elizabeth Reaser gives an excellent performance in this memory play about a paedohile uncle and his niece, writes Brendan Lemon

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SISTER ACT: A New Classic by Sister Act

SISTER ACT: A New Classic Television commercial for SISTER ACT, the smash-hit Broadway musical. Visit http://www.sisteractbroadway.com From: SisterActBroadway Views: 193 0 ratings Time…

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Frankenstein's Jonny Lee Miller Will Play Sherlock Holmes in CBS Pilot "Elementary" by Michael Gioia

Stage and screen actor Jonny Lee Miller has signed on to play Sherlock Holmes in the upcoming CBS pilot "Elementary," according to Deadline.com.

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Guthrie's Christopher Hampton Celebration Will Include Three Plays, Screenings of Films, Master Class and More by Andrew Gans

Artistic director Joe Dowling announced Feb. 15 the three plays that will comprise the Guthrie’s 2012 celebration of British playwright, screenwriter and director Christopher Hampton.

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Arena Stage to Offer Two New Plays Plus Other Desert Cities, Good People, Mountaintop, My Fair Lady by Kenneth Jones

Arena Stage's 2012-13 subscription season at The Mead Center for American Theater will include the world premiere of Cheryl L. West's Pullman Porter Blues, the Washington, DC, premie…

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PHOTO CALL: Jesus Christ Superstar Meets the Press by Joseph Marzullo

Most of the original 2011 Stratford Shakespeare Festival cast of Jesus Christ Superstar will repeat their work in the Broadway engagement of the hit Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice rock opera, …

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Bravo to the Donmar's Josie Rourke – but beware, it's the trickiest job in theatre by Lyn Gardner

Josie Rourke makes it look easy with a blissfully funny revival of The Recruiting Officer. But that doesn't mean the pressure is offWhen Josie Rourke woke up this morning I would hazard a gu…

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BWW Exclusive STAGE ART - SMASH! by BroadwayWorld

Here is the latest entry in BroadwayWorld's new weekly feature - STAGE ART. This week, it's all about SMASH

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STAGE TUBE: Ricky Martin Talks EVITA, Viva Glam, and More on GOOD MORNING AMERICA by Stage Tube

This morning on 'Good Morning America' EVITA star Ricky Martin appeared alongside Nicki Minaj as the newest spokespeople For MAC Cosmetics' VIVA GLAM Campaign. The duo unveiled this year's e…

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Guthrie Theater to Celebrate Christopher Hampton in 2012 by BroadwayWorld

Director Joe Dowling today announced the three plays that will comprise the Guthries 2012 celebration of prolific British playwright, screenwriter and director Christopher Hampton. A Guthrie…

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Chris Colfer, Kevin Bacon, John C. Reilly Join Cast of 8 Reading by BroadwayWorld

According to reports from IMBd.com, Chris Colfer, famous for his portrayal of Kurt in Glee, will be starring alongside George Clooney, Kevin Bacon, John C. Reilly and Martin Sheen for a one-…

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Pasadena Playhouse Taps Charles Dillingham As Interim Leader

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Wooster Group / New York City Players' Early Plays Extends Run by Dan Bacalzo

The world premiere of the Wooster Group / New York City Players co-production of Early Plays, at St. Ann's Warehouse, has extended its run, and will now play February 15-March 11. Richa…

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Clare Buckfield, Gary Wilmot to Star in A Bowl of Cherries by Sarah Moore

Gary Wilmot and Clare Buckfield are to star in the world premiere of A Bowl of Cherries, at Charing Cross Theatre, March 6-31. This new Off West End musical looks at life through a cycle o…

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Victoria Hamilton-Barritt, David Fleeshman, Daisy Maywood to Join Caroline O'Connor for The Curve Theatre's Gypsy by Bethany Rickwald

The Curve Theatre has announced full casting for its upcoming production of Gypsy, according to WhatsOnStage. The production is set to open March 15. Artistic director Paul Kerryson will d…

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Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses to Open Lookingglass' 2012-2013 Season by Andy Propst

Mary Zimmerman's Metamorphoses will open the 2012-2013 season at Lookingglass Theatre. As previously announced, the production will also be part of the upcoming season at Arena Stage. …

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Cady Huffman, Telly Leung, Julia Murney, Kate Shindle Set for If It Only Even Runs a Minute 9 by Dan Bacalzo

Preliminary casting has been announced for If It Only Even Runs a Minute 9, to be presented at Joe's Pub on March 26 at 7pm and 9:30pm Each performance will feature a different cast in…

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Jessica Capshaw, Sandra Oh, Sara Ramirez Set for Grey's Anatomy: The Songs Beneath the Show by Dan Bacalzo

Cast members from ABC's Grey's Anatomy will perform Grey's Anatomy: The Songs Beneath the Show, a live musical celebration to benefit The Actors Fund, at Royce Hall on the UCL…

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Stage Adaptation of Whitney Houston's Final Film Sparkle Eyes Broadway by Broadway.com

The movie remake of Sparkle, starring the late Whitney Houston and Broadway veteran Jordin Sparks, won’t be released until August, but plans are already in the works to adapt the film …

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Kevin Bacon, Chris Colfer & John C. Reilly Join 8 in L.A. by Broadway.com

Kevin Bacon, Glee’s Chris Colfer and Tony nominee John C. Reilly will join the previously announced George Clooney in the Los Angeles premiere of Dustin Lance Black’s 8…

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Watch Amber Riley’s Soulful Glee Tribute to Whitney Houston with 'I Will Always Love You' by Broadway.com

The late Grammy-winning singer Whitney Houston is perhaps remembered best by her soulful rendition of Dolly Parton's “I Will Always Love You,” from her blockbuster 1992 film,…

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Amanda Seyfried Talks Readying to Play Cosette in the Film Adaptation of Her ‘All-Time Favorite Musical’ Les Miserables by Broadway.com

Playing ingénue Cosette in the upcoming film adaptation of Les Miserables is more than just a plum role for Amanda Seyfried, it’s the realization of a life-long dream. In a rece…

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What I learned about customer retention from a cruise line. by Ken Davenport

One of the greatest challenges of building an audience for Broadway shows is that our experience pretty much stays the same, so it's hard to get people to come back time and time again. We'r…

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Songwriter and Singer Dory Previn Shannon Dies at 86 by Robert Simonson

Dory Previn Shannon, a lyricist, composer and singer who wrote songs for film soundtracks in the 1960s, often in collaboration with her then husband, Andre Previn, and later became a noted r…

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Paula Zahn Will Interview Andrew Lloyd Webber for PBS by Andrew Gans

Tony-winning composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, who will be represented on Broadway this season with revivals of Jesus Christ Superstar and Evita as well as the long-running The Phantom of the Op…

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Chris Colfer, Kevin Bacon and John C. Reilly Complete Cast of 8 Reading in L.A. by Adam Hetrick

"Glee" star Chris Colfer, stage and screen actor Kevin Bacon and Academy Award nominee John C. Reilly will take part in the March 3 Los Angeles reading of Dustin Lance Black's …

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Vineyard Gala Will Feature Judy Kuhn, Cheyenne Jackson, Debra Messing, Jessie Mueller, Will Chase and More by Adam Hetrick

Judy Kuhn, Cheyenne Jackson, Debra Messing, Jessie Mueller, Colman Domingo and Will Chase will be part of the Vineyard Theatre's gala honoring Tony Award-winning actress Linda Lavin on M…

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The Odyssey – review by Lyn Gardner

BAC, LondonPuppetry and live music, drawing and storytelling come together in Paper Cinema's ingenious retelling of Homer's story, which offers 70 minutes that are a cross between a silent m…

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RSC's Matilda set for Broadway? by Matt Trueman

American producers are eyeing up the bestselling musical – but Royal Shakespeare Company is likely to keep a firm hold over the projectThe RSC is considering taking its hit musical Matilda…

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Jonny Lee Miller to Star as Sherlock Holmes in CBS Pilot ELEMENTARY by BroadwayWorld

According to EWOnline, actor Jonny Lee Miller will star as the classic literary character Sherlock Holmes in the CBS modern-day version of that classic story entitled ELEMENTARY.

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Julia Murney, Kate Shindle, et al. Set for IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE 9 by BroadwayWorld

If It Only Even Runs A Minute 9, the ninth edition of this series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from Broadway musicals that may not have been fully appreciated…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/15- Harold Arlen by Stage Tube

Today in 1905, Harold Arlen was born. Having written over 500 songs, a number of which have become known the world over, Arlen is best known for writing the songs for The Wizard of Oz, inclu…

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Photo Coverage: Tom Wopat, Alice Ripley and More Lead THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1946! by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

The Town Hall 123 West 43 Street signed on Marilyn Maye, Ben Davis, Dameka Hayes, Jessie Mueller, Alice Ripley, Tom Wopat and Noah Racey, who also choreographed, to perform in THE BROADWAY M…

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Allison Janney to Guest Star on Showtime's THE BIG C by BroadwayWorld

TVGuide.com reports that actress Allison Janney will be making a guest star appearance on an upcoming episode of Showtime's THE BIG C.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Beyond the Horizon Opens at the Irish Rep Tonight by Trav S.D.

February 15th – April 8th I have to agree with the Irish Rep’s assessment that O’Neill is America’s greatest playwright. Furthermore, I’m very much not in accord with t…

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Julie Halston: Broadway Belts: A Benefit for Pulmonary Fibrosis

"Call Me Adam" once again chats with Broadway and Television star Julie Halston. This time around Julie and I get personal as we discuss her husband, Broadcaster Ralph Howard's, diagnosis of…

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Lyrics & Lyricists at the 92nd Street Y – Songs of America: From Stephen Foster to Bob Dylan and Beyond by Sandi Durell

  Reviewed by: Linda Amiel Burns – February 14, 2012   The versatile Ted Sperling put together a program in what he calls “my own idiosyncratic look at what feels and sounds li…

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Musicians demand clear rules on taking instruments on planes by Natalie Woolman

British musicians are calling for a consistent policy on carrying instruments on planes across airlines, after a similar bill was passed in the US.

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Paige Hernandez on P. Nokio at Imagination Stage by Hunter Styles

Brimming with energy, Paige Hernandez brings a joyful creativity wherever she goes. As a teaching artist, actor, dancer and choreographer, and a self-professed hip-hop advocate, Hernandez ha…

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Really Really by Scott Meslow

If plays are judged by the sheer force of their emotional impact, Really Really – the world premiere of playwright Paul Colaizzo’s contemporary, college-set drama, now playing at Signatu…

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Robb Sapp, Tally Sessions, Teal Wicks to Perform I Can't Wait: The Songs of Patrick Dwyer at The Duplex by Andy Propst

Robb Sapp, Tally Sessions and Teal Wicks offer two performances of the revue, I Can't Wait: The Songs of Patrick Dwyer at The Duplex Cabaret Theatre, Saturday, February 25 at 4:30pm and…

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Anastasia Barzee, Quentin Earl Darrington, Jane Monheit, Jonathan Tunick Set for Broadway at Birdland Concerts by Andy Propst

An updated March lineup has been announced for the Broadway at Birdland concert series. The series will present singer Anastasia Barzee on Monday, March 5 at 7pm; The Niko Songbook with Que…

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Stephen Colbert, Paul Rudd, Jon Stewart Set for Secret Policeman's Ball at Radio City Music Hall by Dan Bacalzo

An updated list of performers has been announced for Amnesty International's Secret Policeman's Ball, to be held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, March 4 at 7pm. The event -- w…

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Ruckus Theatre, Tympanic Theatre Company to Collaborate on Brewed World Premiere by Andy Propst

The Ruckus Theater, in association with Tympanic Theatre Company, will produce the world premiere of Scott T. Barsotti's Brewed, in early 2013. Casting and creative team will be announ…

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Lindsay Crouse, Johnny Lee Davenport, Paula Plum Set for Gloucester Stage 2012 Season by Sarah Moore

Gloucester Stage Artistic Director Eric C. Engel has announced Gloucester Stage's 2012 Summer Play Pass season, which will run from June 14 through September 16. The season will begin…

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PHOTO FLASH: Liz Callaway, Tonya Pinkins, Lonny Price, Stephen Sondheim at Original Merrily We Roll Along Cast Reunion by David Gordon

Cast members from the original Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along reunited, many for the first time in a decade, Tuesday, February 14, to v…

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Good People, Metamorphoses, My Fair Lady, Other Desert Cities Set for Arena Stage Season by Bethany Rickwald

Arena Stage has announced the productions set for its 2012-2013 season. Arena Stage will present the Lerner and Loewe classic My Fair Lady (November 2-January 6), directed by Molly Smith, …

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League of Professional Theatre Women Photo Exhibit Set for New York Public Library for the Performing Arts by Sarah Moore

The League of Professional Theatre Women, in association with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, will present Celebrating Our Legacy: Oral History Photographic Exhibit of t…

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Kearran Giovanni to Join Cast of TNT's Major Crimes by Dan Bacalzo

Broadway veteran Kearran Giovanni will co-star in the upcoming TNT series, Major Crimes, according to Deadline.com. The actress will play undercover police detective Amy Skyes in this cop d…

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The World Premiere of CQ/CX Opens Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

The world premiere of Gabe McKinley’s drama CQ/CX opens February 15 off-Broadway at the Peter Norton Space. The Atlantic Theater Company production, directed by David Leveaux, has been…

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"Mary T. and Lizzy K." Back In Line-Up For Arena Stage by Frank Rizzo

“Mary T. and Lizzy K.,” a new play by Tazewell Thompson (“Constant Star”) will receive its world premiere in the 2012-13 season at Arena Stage in Washington D.C.…

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Julia Murney, Cady Huffman, Telly Leung, Dee Hoty, Kate Shindle Set for Runs a Minute 9 by Andrew Gans

If It Only Even Runs A Minute 9, the latest edition of the series that offers rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales and inspiring photos from Broadway musicals that may not have been fully app…

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Florida's Plaza Theatre Will Celebrate Grand Opening with Donna McKechnie's Musical Comedy Life by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie, who will head the cast of TheatreZone's March 8-18 production of Little Women: The Musical, will first perform her critically acclaimed solo show for F…

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Concept Album of New Musical The In-Between, with Hadley Fraser, Daniel Boys, Julie Atherton, Available Online by Andrew Gans

Nine West End stars can be heard on the concept album for the new musical The In-Between, which is released online Feb. 15.

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Teal Wicks, Robb Sapp and Tally Sessions Will Sing Work of Patrick Dwyer at The Duplex by Andrew Gans

A revue of songs by theatre/cabaret songwriter Patrick Dwyer will be presented at The Duplex Cabaret Theatre Feb. 25 at 4:30 PM and Feb. 27 at 7 PM.

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Review: Love Box by Edward Franklin

It was with a degree of trepidation that I decided to attend and review Love Box: a Valentine’s edition of Word of Mouth at Bristol Old Vic, a monthly event introducing local theatregoers …

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The Play’s the Thing: Enduring love – Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet by Jude Evans

Shakespeare’s early writings are peppered with the romantic tales of Hermia and Lysander, Rosalind and Orlando, Viola and Orsino. Stage productions abound; they are as popular and ente…

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Enough fluff! Why is whimsical theatre all the rage? by Honour Bayes

Cutesy productions full of sentiment and charm seem like they're everywhere right now. I'm not sure I can cope with another ukuleleCall me a grump, but I'm getting a little fed up of "enchan…

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Photo Flash: New Photos from NBC's SMASH - Will Chase and More! by BroadwayWorld

On the Monday, February 20th episode of NBC's SMASH entitled 'Enter Mr. DiMaggio', the search begins for a Joe DiMaggio to play opposite Marilyn-but everyone's first choice, Michael guest st…

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Kearran Giovanni to Star in TNT's MAJOR CRIMES by BroadwayWorld

As first reported on Deadline.com, actress Kearran Giovanni will be co-starring in the upcoming TNT series MAJOR CRIMES, a spin-off from the cable network's popular series 'The Closer'.

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Photo Coverage: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Cast Reunion Party by Walter McBride

19 cast members of the original 1981 Broadway production of Stephen Sondheims Merrily We Roll Along, including leading actors Lonny Price, Ann Morrison and Jim Walton, were reunited at New Y…

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Cheyenne Jackson, Debra Messing & More Honor Linda Lavin at Vineyard Theatre, 3/12 by BroadwayWorld

Stars of both stage and screen are set to join the celebration when the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Vineyard Theatre honors Tony Award-winner Linda Lavin at the Off-Broadway companys ann…

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Photo Coverage: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Original and Encores! Casts Reunite at City Center - Sondheim & More! by Walter McBride

19 cast members of the original 1981 Broadway production of Stephen Sondheims MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG, including leading actors Lonny Price, Ann Morrison and Jim Walton, were reunited at New Y…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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The bookshelf by George Hunka

Just out from Eyecorner Press, Out of Silence: Censorship in Theatre & Performance, edited by Caridad Svich, brings together several essays by significant artists, scholars, and critics …

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Kevin Bacon, Chris Colfer, John C. Reilly Added to Cast of 8 Reading in L.A. by Andy Propst

Kevin Bacon, Chris Colfer and John C. Reilly have been added to the roster of performers who will take part in the Los Angeles premiere of Dustin Lance Black's 8, to be offered as a ben…

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Charles Busch, Julie Halston, Cheyenne Jackson, Debra Messing Set for Vineyard Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Hope Davis, Cheyenne Jackson, Judy Kuhn, and Debra Messing will be among the artists participating in the Vineyard Theatre Company's annual gala, to be held at the Hudson Theatre at the…

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Julie Atherton, Daniel Boys Featured on The In-Between Concept Recording by Andy Propst

Sabrina Aloueche, Julie Atherton, Daniel Boys, Cassandra Compton, Hadley Fraser, Alexia Khadime, Dianne Pilkington, Lauren Samuels and Liam Tamne are featured on the concept album for Laura …

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News: Full casting announced for Curve Gypsy, opens 15 Mar

The Curve Theatre, Leicester has announced full casting for its forthcoming production of Gypsy which opens on 15 March 2012 (previews from 10 March) starring, as previously announced, Carol…

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Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? Romeo and Juliet...and Stew by Frank Rizzo

Connecticut's Shakespeare on the Sound Offers Play with a Twist Guess who's coming to dinner? Romeo and Juilet and their whole damn families.

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Theatre thought: Where is the UK’s theatre blogging community? by Jake Orr

In Matt Trueman’s Noises Off this week on the Guardian Blogs he highlighted the spat caused by the recently launched online publication The Globe Mail in Australia over its first ar…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Fuse Concert Review: Emmanuel Ax and the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Jaap van Zweden at Symphony Hall by Arts Fuse Editor

To judge from the all-around energetic playing of the BSO, it seems conductor Jaap van Zweden has struck a good rapport with the players and I, for one, look forward to hearing more from him…

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Adam Garcia cast in Chichester's Kiss Me, Kate by Natalie Woolman

Adam Garcia will star in Trevor Nunn's production of Kiss Me, Kate at Chichester Festival Theatre this summer.

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THEATER BUFF: Sam J. Cahn of “Memphis” by Tom Mizer

Every third Wednesday, a fabulous actor/singer/dancer will fill out my nosey little questionnaire and offer a glimpse of what they look like from a bit closer than the mezzanine. For Februar…

Linked From thebroadwayblog.com at 08:47AM

Michael Kahn writes about Strange Interlude for DC Theatre Scene by Lorraine Treanor

“Hello, I am Michael Kahn, the Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company. Welcome to my new blog.” So begins the first entry in what will be a series of eight weekly a…

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Nick Jonas "I Believe in You" Live on Soundcheck by WNYC Radio

Nick Jonas "I Believe in You" Live on Soundcheck http://www.wnyc.org/shows/soundcheck/2012/feb/13/nick-jonas-studio/ Before he was the object of teen crushes as one-third of The J…

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Review: The Broken Heart by Andy Propst

Theatre for a New Audience presents a riveting, ravishingly beautiful production of John Ford's tragedy.

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Feature: Jane Alexander Is One Lucky Lady by Gerard Raymond

The award-winning actress returns to the stage in Signature Theatre's revival of Edward Albee's The Lady From Dubuque.

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Once Upon a Time… by Westport Country Playhouse

February 14, 2012By Bryan HuntAssistant Director, Into the WoodsIt’s week one here at rehearsal for Into the Woods, and already we are off to a rollicking start. Just as the score begins w…

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The Time of Your Life by William Saroyan, directed by Laura Braza, Attic Theater Company by Yvonne Korshak

The Time of Your Life is a classic American play. It’s terrific, wonderful, rich in comedy, music, dance, vivid characters, feeling, humanity -- all that and it has a great sense of place …

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Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas by Andrea Appleton

Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas Through May 20 at the Walters Art Museum More at weekly.citypaper.com The Walters Art Museum claims to present “a comprehensive history of …

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Ira Kip by Andrea Appleton

She’Baltimore Through Feb. 26 at the Load of Fun Theatre. For more information, visit loadoffun.net. New York-based theater director Ira Kip, 30, has roots all over the world. S…

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A Skull In Connemara by Geoffrey Himes

A Skull In Connemara By Martin McDonagh, Directed by BJ Jones At Center Stage through March 4 Mick Dowd’s living room is planted in the middle of a cemetery in Center Stage’s …

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Happy Valentine’s Day! by Rebecca Coleman

Okay, so you know how I’m always harping on about what a powerful marketing tool video is? I’m doing some work these days for a new kid’s art school that’s opening up…

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Stuff To Ponder: What About Engaging Arts Organizations? by Joe Patti

Taking up where I left off yesterday, one of the last things I mentioned was that arts people might have an easier time shifting their perceptions to be more inclusive of what constitutes ar…

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Roll It Back: The Latest Merrily Is Crisp and Polished, but Flawed

“Yesterday is done.” Those are, appropriately enough, the first words you hear in the current version of Merrily We Roll Along, the long-troubled and oft-reworked musical with music a…

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When Watching a TV Show Is Like a Screwed-Up Relationship by Mark Blankenship

You know how sometimes you feel like you’re in an actual, romantic relationship with a TV show? A few days ago, my friend Casey and I G-chatted about that, and we started thinking abou…

Linked From The Critical Condition at 08:10AM

A Wickedly Fun and Commanding Kevin Spacey in BAM's Richard III

One of the great villains of the stage, Shakespeare’s Richard III, is in power once again. Kevin Spacey, who's played plenty of villains on the big screen, is under Sam Mendes’s directio…

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How I Learned To Drive by StageGrade

Are critics schooled by "How I Learned To Drive"?

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2012 Spring Broadway Posters – What’s Your Favorite? by The Broadway Critic

It’s that time of year, when shows are starting rehearsal, full casts are being released and the Spring Broadway buzz is starting! It’s exciting! Last year I posted the 2011 Spri…

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My Funny Valentine’s Day Song by Peter Filichia

By Peter Filichia -- Many of us spent last week looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day cards to give to our beloveds. Some of us bought cards with puffy embossed hearts in the middle…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Bobby Cannavale, John Benjamin Hickey & More Set for Celebrity Autobiography, 2/15 by BroadwayWorld

The Drama Desk Award-winning Celebrity Autobiography will perform its new edition,Celebrity Autobiography The Next Chapter on Wednesday, February 15, at 8pm, as a special benefit for SLAM So…

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West End's MATILDA to Open on Broadway Spring 2013? by Rialto Chatter

The show transfered to London's West End and opened November 24 to tremendous critical acclaim. Today, Michael Riedel reports in the New York Post that the show is now aiming to open on Broa…

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BWW's On This Day - February 15, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:58AM

FREEZE FRAME: MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Original Cast Reunion at ENCORES! by Walter McBride

19 cast members of the original 1981 Broadway production of Stephen Sondheims Merrily We Roll Along, including leading actors Lonny Price, Ann Morrison and Jim Walton, were reunited at New Y…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:58AM

Art Is Domination by Brisa Trinchero

While in London, I had the great pleasure of seeing opening night (or as they call it in London, First Night) of Terence McNally’s Master Class. I know, it’s a play and not a musical but…

Linked From Make Musicals at 07:51AM

Lessons from my first year of business: The 5th P by Michael Roderick

As we come to the end of our series, here is the last P and the one that in essence started my business: Produce Your business will only be viable if you produce something. Be it a product, …

Linked From One Producer in the City at 07:51AM

Happy Opening “HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE”! by Admin

Going Along for the Ride With Uncle ‘How I Learned to Drive,’ With Norbert Leo Butz Elizabeth Reaser as Li’l Bit, with Norbert Leo Butz, in a revival of Paula Vogel’s play …

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"Dating Walter Dante" Chicago's Raven Theatre by John Olson

There is probably a good and entertaining play to be written around the premise of a woman dating an alleged wife killer, but this world premiere production at the Raven Theatre, sadly, isn'…

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"Barnum" in Chicago by John Olson

There are many things one might expect to find in a church school basementcoffee, donuts, Sunday school materialsbut not a full-scale production of a Broadway musical, and one which was kn…

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BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Celebrates Its Two-Year Anniversary by David Gersten & Associates

Off-Broadway’s Smash Hit BLACK ANGELS OVER TUSKEGEE Celebrates Its Two-Year Anniversary Saturday, February 18th At the Actors Temple Theater New Block of Tickets Now on Sale! BLACK ANGELS …

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Time Out Theater Review: "Russian Transport"

"Russian Transport," the latest offering from the New Group Theatre Company, takes a look at the trials and tribulations of one family of Russian Jewish immigrants pursuing the Ame…

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Stars of Vaudeville # 442: Junie McCree by Trav S.D.

  Junie McCree (born Gonzalvo Macrillo this day in 1866) earned a good living writing jokes, sketches and song lyrics for other vaudevillians, and performing on variety, vaudeville, burlesq…

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And God Created Great Whales by Theasy.com

Culture Project, Off Broadway By Regina Robbinsr BOTTOM LINE: Based on a great American novel, dramatically and musically complex, this celebrated avant-garde play is an amazing journ…

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From the archives: The Poetic of Theatre by Alison Croggon

This really is from the archives. I was looking for something else when I stumbled across this piece, which I have no recollection of writing. It was in a folder that dates from when I was W…

Linked From Theatre Notes at 07:46AM

Simon Callow and Celia Imrie to feature in Sky Arts season celebrating Dickens, Wilde and Coward by Matthew Hemley

Simon Callow, Patricia Hodge, Celia Imrie, Stephen Fry and Sheila Hancock are to star in a season of programmes on Sky Arts celebrating the works of Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde and Noel Cow…

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RSC production to be broadcast to 3,000 schools by Alistair Smith

Children at up to 3,000 secondary schools across the UK will be able to watch a Royal Shakespeare Company production broadcast 'as live' into their classrooms this summer, through an initiat…

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Celebrating the Life of Janet Collins, an African-American Pioneer in Dance by Arlene Yu

The headlines about her death called her the first African American ballerina of the Metropolitan Opera, but Janet Collins was much more than that. A new biography, Night’s Dancer: The…

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And so we begin by Michael Kahn

Hello, I am Michael Kahn, the Artistic Director of the Shakespeare Theatre Company. Welcome to my new blog, “Stage Interludes from Michael Kahn.” Every Wednesday for the next eight weeks…

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Theater can't get cheaper than FREE by Elyse Sommer

The Living Theatre   will   offer  a free encore performance of its production of Judith Malina's The History of the World, February 27 at 7 pm. Judith Malina,  who's so…

Linked From Curtainup Blog Annex at 07:32AM

What is a Stick Fly? - Answers from the Cast by Stick Fly

What is a Stick Fly? - Answers from the Cast We asked the cast of Lydia R. Diamond's STICK FLY on Broadway, "What is a Stick Fly?" They answered! Check out STICK FLY at the …

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See Stick Fly on Broadway Before Feb. 26! by Stick Fly

See Stick Fly on Broadway Before Feb. 26! About the show: It was a relaxing weekend on Martha's Vineyard ... until the baggage got unpacked. Meet the LeVays. When two adult sons indepe…

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What is a Stick Fly? by Stick Fly

What is a Stick Fly? We asked people on the streets of New York, "What is a Stick Fly?" They answered! Check out STICK FLY at the Cort Theatre on Broadway before it closes on Fe…

Linked From YouTube at 07:23AM

Musicians' Tour Thoughts, 02/11/12 by New York Philharmonic

Musicians' Tour Thoughts, 02/11/12 New York Philharmonic Artistic Administrator Edward Yim is your roving reporter, interviewing musicians of the Orchestra backstage in Düsseldorf&…

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Meet Philharmonic Principal Tuba Alan Baer and His Three Tour Tubas, 02/09/12 by New York Philharmonic

Meet Philharmonic Principal Tuba Alan Baer and His Three Tour Tubas, 02/09/12 While backstage at Frankfurt's Alte Oper on February 9, 2012, Principal Tuba Alan Baer demonstrates the thr…

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Alan Gilbert and the Philharmonic Rehearse Mahler in Düsseldorf, 02/11/12 by New York Philharmonic

Alan Gilbert and the Philharmonic Rehearse Mahler in Düsseldorf, 02/11/12 On February 11, 2012, Music Director Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic use rehearsal time in Düs…

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Spectacular Backstage Things with Godspell's Nick Blaemire & George Salazar by Lucky and The Mick

Spectacular Backstage Things with Godspell's Nick Blaemire & George Salazar The Craptacular takes an exclusive backstage tour with Godspell stars Nick Blaemire and George Salazar. T…

Linked From YouTube at 07:22AM

She Stoops to Conquer - Audience Feedback by National Theatre

She Stoops to Conquer - Audience Feedback Here what audiences have to say about She Stoops to Conquer by Oliver Goldsmith. Now playing in the Olivier Theatre until 21 April. ***** Evening …

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She Stoops to Conquer - Video Diary 2 by National Theatre

She Stoops to Conquer - Video Diary 2 Meet director Jamie Lloyd and the cast of She Stoops to Conquer in rehearsals. This episode focusses on how to look like a director, washing up, showin…

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One Man, Two Guvnors at the Theatre Royal Haymarket by National Theatre

Following sell-out seasons at the National Theatre and Adelphi Theatre, smash-hit comedy One Man, Two Guvnors opens at Theatre Royal Haymarket on 2 March with a brand new cast led by Owain A…

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Travelling Light Trailer by National Theatre

Travelling Light Trailer Nicholas Hytner Directs Nicholas Wright's new play: a funny and fascinating tribute to the birth of movie-making. 4 STARS Financial Times, Guardian, The Times …

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Someone You Love Will Love WICKED Winner Announcement by Wicked

Someone You Love Will Love WICKED Winner Announcement We asked WICKED fans to tell us why it would be special to bring their special someone to see WICKED on Broadway. We received numerous …

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Adam Lambert visits PRISCILLA! by Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Adam Lambert visits PRISCILLA! Music sensation Adam Lambert visits PRISCILLA! For more information, visit: http://www.priscillaonbroadway.com/ From: PriscillaOnBroadway Views: 2030 59 …

Linked From YouTube at 07:21AM

Gloria Estefan loves PRISCILLA! by Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Gloria Estefan loves PRISCILLA! Gloria Estefan visits PRISCILLA! For more information, visit: http://www.priscillaonbroadway.com/ From: PriscillaOnBroadway Views: 54 3 ratings Time: 00…

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2012 Playbill: The Matchmaker | Stratford Shakespeare Festival by Stratford Shakespeare Festival

2012 Playbill: The Matchmaker | Stratford Shakespeare Festival General Director Antoni Cimolino, Artistic Director Des McAnuff and Director of Communications David Prosser discuss the Strat…

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You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown: Show Drop | Behind the Scenes | Stratford Shakespeare Festival by Stratford Shakespeare Festival

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown: Show Drop | Behind the Scenes | Stratford Shakespeare Festival See how Scenic Artists Danny McManus and Michael Wharran created the painted show drop f…

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Musicals, Comedy and Mrs. Robinson at Ivoryton Playhouse Season by Frank Rizzo

The Ivoryton Playhous e’s 2012 season will be filled with music, comedy and Mrs. Robinson.

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Margaret Edson on "WIT" and Grace by Theater Talk

Margaret Edson on "WIT" and Grace Playwright Margaret Edson appears on "Theater Talk" with director Lynne Meadow to discuss their revival of Edson's Pulitzer Prize-w…

Linked From YouTube at 07:06AM
Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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I Believe... by Don Hall

...that sometimes I embrace the concept of "I'll sleep when I'm dead." and other times I just sleep LIKE I'm dead....that there is huge benefit in creating a plan, step by step, and then hav…

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Will Eaves's top 10 siblings' stories by Will Eaves

From Sophocles to Shirley Jackson, the novelist chooses the best depictions of the pain and comedy that come with our closest relativesWill Eaves is the author of three novels, The Oversight…

Linked From The Guardian at 06:58AM

The Recruting Officer, Donmar Warehouse, London

Sam Mendes was a hard act to follow as inaugural artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse.  But Michael Grandage overcame that difficulty with flamboyantly flying colours.

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Cork Opera House reports rising losses by Michael Quinn

Operating losses at the Cork Opera House almost trebled in 2010/11 to more than €825,000 (£692,000) following a drop of more than a fifth in revenues to €3.84 million (£3.2 m…

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1st Night Photos: Rourke's new Recruits party at Donmar

Love was definitely in the air at the Donmar Warehouse last night as Josie Rourke made her debut as artistic director of the venue with a revival of George Farquhar's classic …

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Have Brooklyn Orchestra, Will Travel

As New York City Opera begins its first nomadic season after abandoning its home at Lincoln Center, it might look to the Brooklyn Philharmonic: The orchestra is in the midst of a similar ex…

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William Shatner boldly goes just about everywhere in his career by David Ng

Shatner's career is defined by a bottomless capacity to try it all -- nothing is too weird or outlandish and selling out is nothing to be ashamed of.Shatner s career is defined by a bottomle…

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The Kids Are All Right

By the time the curtain rang down, it was clear that the "Eleven Stolen Children" in "Twyla Tharp's 'The Princess & the Goblin'" had stolen the show.

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Full Service by Scotty Bowers with Lionel Friedberg - review by Bee Wilson

The memoirs of a Hollywood pimpIn his greatly underrated 2006 biography of Nicole Kidman, the film critic David Thomson explained why he had made the surprising decision not to meet the actr…

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Blog: Recruiting reflections

By an extraordinary coincidence, Josie Rourke's delightful revival of George Farquhar's The Recruiting Officer, with which she announces her tenure at the Donmar Warehouse, comes exactly twe…

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Blog: Guest Blog: Why aren't there more European plays on UK stages?

Clara Andersson is an actor, producer and founder/director of Borealis Theatre, whose latest production, Purge by Sofi Oksanen, opens at the Arcola Theatre on 22 February.Here, she asks wh…

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Review: The Recruiting Officer ****

Josie Rourke bows as the new artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse in a blaze of footlights and coloured candles, red coats and muskets, live chickens and apples, and a poignant chorus o…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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From glee club to Time Team: cultural education plan revealed as professionals debate state of the arts by Mark Brown

Schools plan to include everything from dance to archaeology, says culture minister Ed Vaizey at arts industry conferenceA new national plan for cultural education in schools – covering ev…

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Show Pics: Singin' in the Rain dances into new home at Palace

Producers of Jonathan Church's Chichester Festival Theatre production of Singin' in the Rain have released production photos of the show in its new home. The transfer opens at the West End's…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Why Can't Asian-American Actors Get Cast In New York?

The New York Times 02/14/12

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Kevin Bacon, Chris Colfer join '8' cast

Legit News: Dustin Lance Black play set for March 3 benefit perf

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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The Recruiting Officer, Donmar by Alexandra Coghlan

Drum rolls, fiddles and flutes were all in action last night at the Donmar Warehouse to herald the beginning of an era. After ten successful years under the direction of Michael Grandage, it…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Lookingglass plans to remount 'Metamorphoses'

Lookingglass Theatre said Tuesday that it plans to remount one of the most successful productions in its history: Mary Zimmerman’s “Metamorphoses.”

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Broadway Ladies: Ms. February 2012: Celia Keenan-Bolger by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VOTE IN THIS MONTH'S POLL AND IN ROUND 3 OF HOT/HOTTER (LOOK TO YOUR LEFT)!Ms. Broadway February 2012Celia Keenan-BolgerWHY SHE'S MS. BROADWAY:  It is reall…

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Irish Rep's Beyond the Horizon, Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer-Winning Work, Begins Off-Broadway Feb. 15 by Andrew Gans and Kenneth Jones

Rod Brogan, Patricia Conolly, Lucas Hall, Jonathan Judge-Russo, Aimee Laurence, Joanna Leister, Wrenn Schmidt, David Sitler and John Thomas Wait are featured in Irish Repertory Theatre's…

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CQ/CX, Inspired by the Journalism Scandal That Rocked the Times, Opens Off-Broadway Feb. 15 by Andrew Gans and Kenneth Jones

Gabe McKinley's CQ/CX, the fact-inspired drama about a journalism scandal, officially opens Off-Broadway Feb. 15 following previews that began Jan. 25 at the Peter Norton Space on West 4…

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Sailors and the Sea Wash Over St. Ann's Warehouse In O'Neill's Early Plays Beginning Feb. 15 by Adam Hetrick

The world premiere of Early Plays, the Wooster Group and New York City Players' adaptation of the works of Eugene O'Neill, debuts Feb. 15 at St. Ann's Warehouse.

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New Musical February House, With Stanley Bahorek and Kacie Sheik, Begins at Long Wharf Feb. 15 by Adam Hetrick

February House, the new musical by Gabriel Kahane and Seth Bockley, which brings to life a host of bohemian intellectuals, artists and icons of the 1940's, begins performances Feb. 15 at…

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Grease Star Carole Demas Celebrates Summer Nights at the Laurie Beechman Feb. 15 by Michael Gioia

Carole Demas, who starred as Sandy in the original Broadway company of Grease, brings her cabaret act, Summer Nights, to the Laurie Beechman Theatre Feb. 15.

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Glenne Headly, Ed Harris, Bill Pullman Haunt The Jacksonian, Beth Henley's New Work, Opening Feb. 15 by Andrew Gans and Kenneth Jones

The world premiere of The Jacksonian, the new Southern-set play by Pulitzer Prize winner Beth Henley (Crimes of the Heart), officially opens Feb. 15 following previews that began Feb. 7 in t…

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Poetic License, With Geraint Wyn Davies, Opens Off-Broadway Feb. 15 by Adam Hetrick

"24" star Geraint Wyn Davies leads the cast of Jack Canfora's Poetic License, a drama about a literature professor whose success may be a work of fiction, which officially open…

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Love and death, and family, in olden times by Frank Scheck

Love proves lethal in John Ford’s 1629 revenge drama “The Broken Heart.” Theatre for a New Audience’s stylish rendition of this difficult and rarely performed play captures all of it…

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Waltzing to get ‘Matilda’ by Michael Riedel

A hit musical to producers is like red meat to carnivores. When one comes along, they scrap and claw for a hunk and then tear into it with abandon. The show they’re salivating over right n…

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Wordplay gives 'Elder Hostages' a lift

Must be "senior awareness month" on the local stage.

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'Gammage Project' an ambitious work

There are three main questions raised by "The Gammage Project," Attilio Favorini's ambitious, sprawling new theater piece.

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Dani Girl: an uplifting musical with a heavy theme by Paul Irish

Dani is living with cancer and through a cast of fantastic characters explores the universal theme of life in the face of death.

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Marion Simon, nee Faggen by League of Professional Theatre Women

Administrator / Fundraiser New York, New York USA At age 90, my greatest inspiration comes from waking up and facing the day. I loved Providence but am happiest in NYC and grateful to LPTW f…

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CPC's Video of the Week, February 15, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

Part II of the "documentary" series made bySidemart Theatrical Grocery for Scientific Americans (see Part I here)

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