Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/25/2012

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2252012.

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21st Century Literary Office Convening – Day # 2: Nuts & Bolts by HowlRound

The “Sprawl” and the “Pile” The group reconvened this morning for a series of round table conversations.  First up, a conversation titled “What’s Literary in the 21st Century Li…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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21st Century Literary Office Convening: Watch Parties & Tweets on Sat, Feb 25 by HowlRound

Lauren Gunderson to thtrs: Involve the playwright in writing marketing copy. They know the tone, texture of their plays deeply #newplay — Charles Haugland (@charleswha) February 25, 20…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Howard Kissel, long-time Daily News theater critic, is dead at 69   by David Hinckley

Long-time Daily News theater critic Howard Kissel, who spent his life joyously immersed in the classic culture of New York, died Friday at his Manhattan home. He was 69 and had been sufferin…

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New York Arts Program Brings 'Harmony' to Low-Income Students

Listen to the AudioServing mostly low-income children in New York City, an innovative music education program called Harmony provides free instruments and daily music lessons to children in …

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NEXT FALL at Diversionary Theatre by Bill Eadie

If Geoffrey Nauffts’ funny and multi-layered play, Next Fall, were a sermon its text would be taken from 1 Corinthians 13:13: “And now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; a…

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Freed of London helps ballerinas put their best foot forward by Marcia Adair

The firm's custom pointe shoes, with their handmade blocks, are prized by dancers. They make you 'dance your best,' an L.A. Ballet artistic director says.Tucked away in the side streets of…

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KC Rep's quirky 'Great Immensity' offers strong performances, thin story

Kansas City Repertory Theatre in partnership with the Civilians, a New York-based "investigative theater" company, alerts us to the devastating consequences of climate change if we don't get…

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Two Jersey theater companies merge by Peggy McGlone

The Theater Project, formerly of Cranford, and the What Exit? Theater Company of Maplewood decided to join forces.

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Second Stage Theatre's One-Week Extension of HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Canceled by BroadwayWorld

Due to a last-minute scheduling-conflict with lead actor Norbert Leo Butz, Second Stage Theatres one-week extension of their critically-acclaimed production of How I Learned to Drive has bee…

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FLASH FRIDAY: Academy Awards Montages To Remember by Pat Cerasaro

Today, in honor of Sundays Oscar telecast, we are going to take a look at some of the most memorable opening numbers and musical montages from the Academy Awards over the years, with a speci…

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Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld by BroadwayWorld

Looking for a quick roundup of this week's events Look no further

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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The Second City

Thu, March 22 through Fri, March 23 @ The Barns at Wolf Trap, presented by The Barns at Wolf Trap

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Princess of Kaguya

Sat, March 24 through Sun, April 15 @ John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, presented by John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts -- Uncover the story of Taketori no Okina, a…

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Christopher Plummer, Bernie Telsey, Michelle Williams Among Spiirt Award Winners by Brian Scott Lipton

Winners of the Independent Film Spirit Awards were announced in Los Angeles on Saturday, February 25. Seth Rogen hosted the ceremony. The Artist received awards for Best Film, Best Director…

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Review: In Basildon at Curtainup/London by Lizzie Loverdige

What is more satisfying than a well written dark comedy of human behaviour with underlying and enduring themes and a sense of place? Don’t miss this one by David Eldridge

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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’Tis Pity She’s a Whore, Silk Street Theatre, Barbican, London The Bomb – A Partial History, Tricycle Theatre,London In Basildon, Royal Court, L

In the corner of Annabella's blood-red bedroom is a poster of the Virgin Mary. The Madonna's immaculate heart floats, spookily, outside her bosom. Pictures of teen-icon vamps cover the remai…

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Frozen face of Minnesota

Renowned British photographer Martin Parr spent a January weekend documenting our relationship with something that we slip, skate, ski and fish on, but seldom think about seriously: Minnesot…

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NY Review: 'Big Plastic Heroes' by Nicole Villeneuve

Storyteller Slash Coleman's "Big Plastic Heroes," part of Frigid New York, has some high notes but loses its way among tired tropes and youthful fantasy.

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Look Back in Anger by Robert Walport

"Look Back in Anger" is about as seminal as British drama gets but somehow I've never actually seen the play live before. Back in the 50s (so well before my time) it brought about a wave of …

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Tim Miller to Teach Performance Workshop at Bryn Mawr Following Cancellation at Villanova by Dan Bacalzo

Performance artist Tim Miller will teach a performance workshop at Bryn Mawr College's Hepburn Teaching Theater at Goodhart Hall April 16-20, hosted by the school's Gender and Sexu…

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Night of the living 'Birds'

For playwright Conor McPherson, "The Birds" is like a George Romero zombie movie.

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Lindsay Duncan: 'There's pain as well as laughter in Noël Coward's farces' by Kate Kellaway

Lindsay Duncan talks about tackling Noël Coward's 1924 farce, Hay Fever, his most challenging play"I've never seen it," exclaims Lindsay Duncan. We are talking about Hay Fever, one of Noël…

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Avant garde theatre: has Britain lost its nerve? by Vanessa Thorpe

The West End's endless diet of tried and trusted theatrical fare comes at the expense of experimental plays, say critics and playwrights. But in the 21st century is it still desirable – or…

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Eve Best: 'Marlowe is like learning to eat with a chainsaw' – interview by Kate Kellaway

Eve Best is famous for her role as glamorous Dr O'Hara in Nurse Jackie. But she made her name in Jacobean theatre – and she is back in London for moreEve Best has just walked into an unpre…

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A Streetcar Named Desire – review by Clare Brennan

Liverpool PlayhouseIn a week when leading playwrights accused the subsidised theatres of preferring familiar fare to challenging work, Gemma Bodinetz, artistic director of the Liverpool Play…

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Krister Shalm: the lindy hop can explain quantum mechanics by Ian Tucker

Quantum physicist Krister Shalm is using his love of swing dancing to bring his research to a wider audienceKrister Shalm is an experimental physicist at the Institute for Quantum Computing …

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Hobson's Choice; Exposure: Dance – review by Luke Jennings

Birmingham Hippodrome; Linbury Studio, LondonDavid Bintley created Hobson's Choice in 1989 for the Royal Ballet touring company which was soon to sever its links with Covent Garden and becom…

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In Basildon; An Appointment with the Wicker Man; The Bomb: a Partial History – review by Susannah Clapp

Royal Court, London; His Majesty's, Aberdeen; Tricycle, LondonAnywhere but Essex, it seems. "He's a writer," an aspirant character in David Eldridge's new play explains of her boyfriend. "Wh…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Howard Kissel, New York Theatre Critic, Dies at 69 by Robert Simonson

Howard Kissel, a critic who covered New York's theatre scene for nearly four decades, died Feb. 24. He was 69.

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NY Review: 'Afternoon Tea With Jane Austen' by Robert Windeler

Actor-author Tali Brady's one-woman play about Jane Austen, part of Frigid New York, is charming and insightful but marred by contemporary references.

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Evelyn at The Bushwick Starr by Andy Horwitz

Nellie Tinder's "Evelyn" at The Bushwick Starr is a clever and creepy insight into manipulation, hysteria, the nature of fame and the culture of recovery.

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: The Caretaker (Writers’ Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

You cannot expect a Pinter play to give any direct answers or deliberate structure. The question of who is the caretaker and who or what is the recipient of care, has both an answer and ambi…

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Handel and Haydn by Thomas Garvey

Detail from David's Napoleon.Beethoven at Handel and Haydn is always exciting these days - indeed, a few of their recent performances of the symphonies have been nothing less than revelation…

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Photo Flash: Alice Ripley Surprises Students at Broadway Artists Alliance Workshop by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-winning actress Alice Ripley was the special surprise guest at the Broadway Artists Alliance 2011 Winter Workshop. Ripley had a QampA with the students of Broadway Artists Allianc…

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Sullivan Walker Has Died; Theatre Professionals Honor the Actor by BroadwayWorld

Actor Sullivan Walker suffered a heart attack and died on Monday in California. Theatre professionals mourned the loss of the actor and talked to the Trinidad Express.

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Fuse Theater Review: “Time Stands Still” — A Too Distant Echo of the War in Iraq by Arts Fuse Editor

When young photographers went up to the famous war photographer, Robert Capa, and asked him what they could do to make their pictures more gripping, he said: "Go closer!"

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"Time Stands Still" and "Knives in Hens" in Philadelphia by Tim Dunleavy

"Time Stands Still" works in large part thanks to its appealing characters and Margulies' warm, naturalistic dialogue ... "Knives in Hens," by Scottish playwright David Harrower, is a play t…

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Review: (Ottawa) Translations by The Charlebois Post

Little Theatre/Big PlayOLT does it againby Jim MurchisonThis week I went to see Ottawa Little Theatre’s production of Translations. It is a very ambitious project that explores issues of l…

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InDepth InterView: Reality Bites? Janeane Garofalo on RUSSIAN TRANSPORT, GENERAL EDUCATION, BAD PARENTS & More! by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are talking to a stand-up comedienne celebrated for her caustic wit, erudite political humor and illuminating social observations who has also made a name for herself over the last …

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Intersections Festival at the Atlas features 700 performers by Lorraine Treanor

Philanthropist Jane Lang, who turned the abandoned Atlas 1930′s movie house on H Street into the Atlas Performing Arts Center, a $20 million,  modern, state of the art venue was inte…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Bobby Cannavale, Tony Danza, Gina Gershon Set for March 5 Celebrity Autobiography by Brian Scott Lipton

Bobby Cannavale, Mario Cantone, Tony Danza, Gina Gershon, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Jennifer Tilly, and Alan Zweibel will appear in Celebrity Autobiography: The Next Chapter, to be held at …

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Howard Kissel, New York Theatre Critic, Dies at 70 by Robert Simonson

Howard Kissel, a critic who covered New York's theatre scene for nearly four decades, died Feb. 24. He was 70.

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Spotlight On RICHARD III: Maureen Anderman by Pat Cerasaro

Known for her many memorable roles on stages and screens large and small, many from the canon of William Shakespeare OTHELLO, MACBETH and Edward Albee THE LADY FROM DUBUQUE, SEASCAPE, WHOS A…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Early Plays – NYCP and Wooster Group at St Ann’s by Andy Horwitz

Richard Maxwell's style well-suits O'Neill's text in this collaboration with the Wooster Group.

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My 2012 Oscar Predictions! by Francis

If you’ve been following my blog since 2007, you know how I love my Oscars – in the same way that the Manning brothers love Superbowl rings, Paula Deen loves lard, Elton John lov…

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Review - Merrily We Roll Along at Encores by Christopher Caggiano

There have been quite a few musicals over the years that just kind of break your heart. Usually, these shows sound great on their cast recordings and make you wonder how, despite such terrif…

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Review: Sheetal Gandhi at the Painted Bride by Nancy G. Heller

The phenomenally multi-talented performer Sheetal Gandhi, in her Philadelphia debut, left the Painted Bride audience in stunned, admiring silence. Nancy G. Heller reviews.

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SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Adds Special Show to Celebrate Film's Birthday, Feb 25! by BroadwayWorld

The Silence of the Lambs, winner in all five top categories at the 1992 Oscars including Best Picture, was released internationally 21 years ago this month. SILENCE! THE MUSICAL, the unautho…

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Two world premieres, new LaBute to head up CATF 2012 festival by Lorraine Treanor

The  Contemporary American Theater Festival, held each year  in Shepherdstown, West Virinia is one of the Washington area’s favorite out of town summer festivals. This year’s …

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Weekend Agenda: RIP Howard Kissel Edition by Lucky and The Mick

We were saddened this week to hear of the passing of theater critic Howard Kissel. This weekend, we’ll be pondering the importance and relevance of strong critical voices. And talking …

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Rainforest Fund Benefit to Feature Sting, Elton John, Meryl Streep et al., 4/3 by BroadwayWorld

According to published reports, the lineup has been announced for the Rainforest Fund benefit concert on April 3rd at Carnegie Hall.

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FRIGID Festival Interview - Kevin P. Hale of "Poe-Dunk - A Matchbox Entertainment" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Photo by Kate Erin Gibson In 2008, Kevin P. Hale founded with Jennifer Wilcox Playlab NYC, a theater company dedicated to taking fun way too seriously. Recent directing cr…

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FRIGID Festival Interview - Jason Morneau of "Aerial Allusions" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Jason Morneau (Co-Producer/ Performer/ Stage Manager): Born in the blue collar city of Windsor, ON, Jason knew at a young age that he wanted to be in the entertainment ind…

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FRIGID Festival Interview - Chris Harcum of "Rabbit Island" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Photo by Cathryn Lynne Chris Harcum is one of NYTheatre's People of the Year and his play, "Green," was published in the Indie Theatre Now Best of 2011 Collection. His ful…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Theodore Mann, Off Broadway Producer, Dies at 87 by David Rooney

Mr. Mann was a founder of the influential Circle in the Square Theater, and a driving force in the rise of Off Broadway theater in the 1950s.

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Darius Campbell Cast in ABC's Beauty and the Beast Pilot by Brian Scott Lipton

British stage star Darius Campbell will play the Beast in the ABC drama pilot, Beauty and the Beast, according to Deadline.com. The series is described as a reimagining of the classic fairy…

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Doris Roberts to Star in Counter Culture PIlot by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway veteran and Emmy Award winner Doris Roberts will co-star in the television pilot,Counter Culture, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series, to be written by Stephanie Weir, …

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Bobby Cannavale, Tony Danza, Gina Gershon Set for March 5 Celebrity Autobiography by Brian Scott Lipton

Bobby Cannavale, Mario Cantone, Tony Danza, Gina Gershon, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Jennifer Tilly, and Alan Zweibel will appear in Celebrity Autobiography: The Next Chapter. to be held at …

Linked From TheaterMania at 12:18PM
Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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FRIGID Festival Interview - Jennifer Anderson of "Missed Connections" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Jennifer Jean Anderson is beyond thrilled to be a part of "Missed Connections" and the FRIGID Festival! Her credits include: Off-Broadway - THE HOLE (Theatre at St. Clemen…

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FRIGID Festival Interview - Siobhan O'Loughlin of "The Rope in Your Hands" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Photo by Lauren Taylor Siobhan O'Loughlin is an artist and activist who loves vegan cooking, bike riding and sweaty yoga studios. She holds a BA in Acting from Towson Univ…

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Dutch cousins delight in 'Detroit Dealers'

The Amsterdam-based Wunderbaum describes itself as chameleonic, which is to say, theater without rules.

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The Oscars Are Coming! Wait! They're (Almost) Here; Brian D'Arcy James on SMASH; Some Phantom with Your Popcorn; Mark Your Calendar by Ellis Nassour

For many years now, the Oscars have really strived for national and international diversity. And if you wanted diversity at the movies in 2011, you got it. The noms speak loudly for that div…

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Kristin Chenoweth: 'How about an original story?'

Kristin Chenoweth was neither the first nor the last actress to thank her parents for driving her to all those dance classes when she collected her 1999 Tony Award.

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Lower Bucks theater under expansion - and needs donations by Bill Reed

Want to see a musical, drama, or family show at the cozy Bristol Riverside Theatre? How about chipping in $10 for a screwdriver, $25 for a box of nails, or $5,000 for a forklift?

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Scott Siegel presents a Benefit for The Actors Fund “The Best of Jim Caruso’s Cast Party” at The Town Hall by Sandi Durell

  Written by: Linda Amiel Burns   For the past nine years, Jim Caruso has hosted his open mic “Cast Party” at Birdland on Monday nights, where people from the worlds of Broadwa…

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Lloyd Webber says "Phantom" sequel likely to hit Broadway

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Despite some savage reviews when Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to "Phantom of the Opera" opened in London, the British composer believes that "Love Never Dies" will still…

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NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman visits Watts Towers, Willowbrook by Mike Boehm

NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman visits Watts and Willowbrook to check on arts projects there funded by his agency. What does he think of Watts Towers? 'Wow.'NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman visits …

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Theater review: 'El Pasado Es un Animal Grotesco' at REDCAT by Charles McNulty

The world keeps spinning, relentlessly in Argentine writer and director Mariano Pensotti's "El Pasado Es un Animal Grotesco" (The Past Is a Grotesque Animal).The world keeps spinning, relent…

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Theater review: 'El Pasado Es un Animal Grotesco' at REDCAT by Charles McNulty

Argentine writer-director Mariano Pensotti's "El Pasado Es un Animal Grotesco" (The Past is a Grotesque Animal) opens in Los Angeles at the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater (REDCAT).

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Placido Domingo concert of 'Boccanegra' canceled in New York by David Ng

It looks like Los Angeles Opera's production of "Simon Boccanegra" will be the last opportunity in the U.S. to see Plácido Domingo perform the Verdi opera in the foreseeable future. A conc…

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Theater Critic Howard Kissel Has Died by Brian Scott Lipton

Howard Kissel, one of New York City's preeminent writers about theater and the arts, has died at age 70, according to published reports. Kissel was the arts editor of Women's Wear…

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'Don't Stick Your Dick in My Mouth Before We've Kissed': Sheri Sanders' 10 Tips on Auditioning for Rock Musicals

Rebecca HaithcoatSheri Sanders​Inside the Lyric Theatre on La Brea, the compact Sheri Sanders is curled in a chair, squinting her eyes and smiling almost apologetically at the nervous …

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What other Woody Allen movies could be stage material? by David Ng

Woody Allen is in the process of adapting his 1994 movie "Bullets over Broadway" for the musical stage, aiming for a New York opening in 2013.

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Elton John, Katharine McPhee, Meryl Streep, Sting Set for April 3 Rainforest Fund Benefit by Brian Scott Lipton

The lineup for this year's Rainforest Fund benefit concert, ,Sting and Friends, to be held on April 3 at Carnegie Hall has been announced. In addition to Sting, performers will include…

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'The Ladies Man': An affair to remember by Peter Filichia

Adultery leads to hilarity in ‘The Ladies Man’

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Lustig Dance Theatre takes flight in "The Winged" by Robert Johnson

The desire to soar inspires a new collection of dances.

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The Week in Culture Pictures, Feb. 24 by Jeremy Egner

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

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Financial Problems Lead to Opera Orchestra Cancellation by James R. Oestreich

The Opera Orchestra of New York's concert performance of Verdi's "Simon Boccanegra" scheduled for March 7 at Avery Fisher Hall because of a "loss of funding."

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New York City Ballet Music Director to Step Down by Daniel J. Wakin

Mr. Karoui's increasing commitments in France have made him too busy to stay on.

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Opera Orchestra of NY cancels Domingo performance

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Opera Orchestra of New York has canceled its March 7 concert performance of Verdi's "Simon Boccanegra" with Placido Domingo after a funder withdrew a $250,000 pledge…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/25- A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC by Stage Tube

Today in 1973, A Little Night Music opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 601 performances. A Little Night Music is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by …

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Who won the tix to Russian Transport at The New Group? by Ken Davenport

Ok, the consensus is . . . we need more Saturday Night Live actors on the Broadway! My favorite and the winner of the tickets to Russian Transport at The New Group is . . . Alan B. for his...

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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TT: Howard Kissel, R.I.P.

Howard Kissel was a familiar face on the New York theater scene for well over thirty years. Best remembered as...

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Julie Taymor to be Presented With AIFF Award, 4/15 by BroadwayWorld

According to Ashland Daily Tidings, Tony award-winning director Julie Taymor will receive an Ashland Independent Film Festival award.

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BWW Seeks Newsdesk Editor to Join Growing Team! by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theater site on the net with headquarters in New York City, is currently seeking a new Editor to manage our ever-growing Newsdesk from the hours of 4pm - 11pm …

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UP ON THE MARQUEE: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT! by Up On The Marquee

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, with music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro Memphis, will open on Tuesday, April 24 at Broadw…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Fact, fiction are blurred in Art Museum's photo exhibition

Photography has the power to document the truth. But sometimes, the moment captured in an image is more fiction than fact.

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Stars of Vaudeville #450: Dusty Fletcher by Trav S.D.

This post is one of a series honoring Black History Month. Clinton “Dusty” Fletcher (1897-1954) is best known for the comedy routine, song and film “Open the Door, Richard&…

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Project Trio joins St. Louis Symphony for family concert

This is not your everyday classically trained chamber group.

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Musical Based On Roald Dahl's "Matilda" Wows London

The bestselling children's book "Matilda" by Roald Dahl is now a smash hit musical in London's West End and sources say audiences can expect to see a Broadway run next season.

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Denis O’Hare’s Odyssey With “An Iliad” by Mark Blankenship

The actor co-writes and stars in a bold interpretation of Homer — You could argue that any performance is a translation—a transference of words on a page to the living dimensions…

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Early Plays by StageGrade

Are critics at sea with O'Neill's "Early Plays"?

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Purge by John Morrison

This play by the young Finnish writer Sofi Oksanen, drawing on the experience of the Soviet occupation of Estonia, comes to London with a big reputation. As a novel, it won the Prix Femina, …

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Feature: ArtsEmerson Brings the World to Boston by Christopher Caggiano

Executive director Rob Orchard describes the current and future plans for this two-year-old arts-programming initiative.

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Renée Fleming, Ariadne auf Naxos, Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden, Germany by Sarah B. Roberts

A week ago today, I was already in Baden-Baden, Germany ready for Renée Fleming's role debut in Ariadne auf Naxos.   It was a weird production in which Renée was transcendant.&nb…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 430: Aaron Landsman by Adam Szymkowicz

Aaron Landsman Hometown:  Minneapolis, MN Current Town:  Towns actually. I live part time in Urbana, IL, while my wife Johanna Meyer is in grad school, and part time in Brooklyn,…

Linked From ADAM SZYMKOWICZ at 08:12AM

BWW's On This Day - February 25, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Equity Member? This is where you should be on Monday night by Praxis

Last November we wrote about a Canadian Actors’ Equity Association Meeting and why, as independent theatre artists, it was important for you to attend. On Monday, February 27th, the CA…

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No Guest Blog today, but still handing things over to.... by Michael Roderick

The people who have taken my Solving for X class. Below is a list of five people who took Solving for X and the amazing work they have done since. I wanted to highlight their accomplishments…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Nick Jonas Talks How To Succeed and Smash! by Admin

Nick Jonas joined Kathie Lee and Hoda on the Today Show yesterday to talk about his upcoming appearance on the new series Smash as well as his role as J. Pierrepont Finch in How To Succeed I…

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Perth Festival: The 14th Tale by Alison Croggon

On this mercifully cool Perth day, Ms TN found herself in a fragile state. This is entirely the fault of the "festive" part of "arts festival". After last night's show I …

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World Premiere Preview: Feb 24, 25, 26 by Kurt Chiang

Ok, guys, I got a twitters page. I went to my in-law's last night, and she described to me exactly what twitter was, and I decided that I finally understand exactly how it works. https://twi…

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Ida Cox by Trav S.D.

This post is one of a series honoring Black History Month. Today is the birthday of the great blues queen Ida Cox (1896-1967). For my full bio on her, go here. Here she is singing the “…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 07:54AM

Saturday, February 25, 2012

I Want To Go To There This screenshot just doesn't do it justice.Lynda Bachman, who directed my reading of Heart Shaped Nebula at Impact Theatre sent me the link to something called a Photo…

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VCR Love by Theasy.com

The Brick, Off Off Broadway By Adrienne Urbanski BOTTOM LINE: Lawson’s skill as both a comedian and a storyteller makes his tales of searching for sexually arousing material in bot…

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Opportunity by Adam Thurman

What some good news? Here it is: 1. For the first time in modern history, an individual artist can put their art directly into the hands of an audience. The author, the painter, the musician…

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Rated P For Parenthood Talkback by Linda

Rated P For Parenthood is a new musical of vignettes about being a parent from birth to college (watch one of them in the video above). On Tuesday night, I attended a blogger night for the s…

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Audience Rewards by Linda

Happy Friday! I just wanted to share some information about a program I'm sure many of you are familiar with, Audience Rewards. Audience Rewards is the Official Rewards Program of Broadway. …

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Stages auditions potential Gretls and Kurts for 'Sound of Music'

More than 150 performers age 7 to 15 show up for auditions.

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I AM THEATRE: Neil Patel by Theatre Communications Group

I AM THEATRE: Neil Patel Neil Patel is a New York based scenic designer who works in theater, opera, dance and film. He has designed SIDEMAN, [title of show], 'NIGHT MOTHER, WONDERLAND,…

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Moon on a Rainbow Shawl - interview by National Theatre

Moon on a Rainbow Shawl - interview Port of Spain, Trinidad 1947. Set as returning troops from the Second World War fill the town with their raucous celebrations, Errol John's Moon on …

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Facebook Fan Teaser by Traces

Facebook Fan Teaser Check out what our fans are saying about the show. From: tracesusa Views: 70 0 ratings Time: 00:47 More in Entertainment

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A 'Wicked' good holiday session

Legit News: Presidents Day weekend, new offerings add to pot

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MEMPHIS Viewing Party (Part 2) by Memphis The Musical

MEMPHIS Viewing Party (Part 2) From: MemphisTheMusical Views: 40 0 ratings Time: 06:58 More in Entertainment

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A reading of Plato's ION by Denis O'Hare & Stephen Spinella by New York Theatre Workshop

A reading of Plato's ION by Denis O'Hare & Stephen Spinella AN ILIAD performers, Denis O'hare and Stephen Spinella, read Plato's ION at New York Theatre Workshop From: n…

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The Subject is BALLS by Don Hall

I was invited to participate in the Acorn Theater's very first "Adult Education Night" of storytelling off-color tales.In addition to myself, I was joined onstage by Scott Whitehair, Dana N…

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John C. Reilly to Direct BUDDHA: TRIUMPH & TRAGEDY at Bootleg Theater by Bww News Desk

John C. Reilly directs the West Coast premiere of Evan Brenners moving and enlightening one-man play, Buddha Triumph amp Tragedy In The Life Of The Great Sage. The limited four-week engageme…

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Elizabeth Hess by League of Professional Theatre Women

Performer, playwright, professor of acting New York, New York USA Where do you look for inspiration? I look to my dreams for inspiration – they are full of strange beauty. What’s you…

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Dutch cousins delight in 'Detroit Dealers'

Wunderbaum describes itself as chameleonic, which is to say, theater without rules.

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Theatre For Thought, February 25, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

ANOTHER HAMLETjoel fishbaneAs far as theatrical trends go, our obsession with One-Man Hamlets has to be one of the most bizarre. No one ever seems interested in solo-versions of King Lear or…

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An Evening of Classic Acceptance Speeches, With Bradford Louryk, Molly Pope, Kenny Mellman, Plays Ars Nova Feb. 25 by Adam Hetrick

You Like Me: An Evening of Classic Acceptance Speeches, featuring Drama Desk Award winner Bradford Louryk, Michael Musto, Molly Pope and Kenny Mellman, takes the podium at Ars Nova Feb. 25.

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STAGE VIEWS: Mama, I Want to Sing's Vy Higginsen (Producer Mom) and Ahmaya Knoelle Higginson (Actress Daughter) by Andrew Gans

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

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Kaye Ballard, Liliane Montevecchi, Lee Roy Reams Are Doin' It for Love Feb. 25 in Texas; L.A. Is Next by Andrew Gans

Award-winning stage and screen stars Kaye Ballard, Liliane Montevecchi and Lee Roy Reams join forces for Doin’ It For Love, which is billed as a "Broadway-style tribute to the sta…

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Conor McPherson's Adaptation of "The Birds" Begins Guthrie Run Feb. 25 by Andrew Gans

The Guthrie Theater's production of Conor McPherson's The Birds begins performances in the Dowling Studio Feb. 25. Henry Wishcamper directs.

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THE WEEK AHEAD, Feb. 25-March 2: Cult Musical Carrie Opens; Superstar and Once Begin on Broadway by Blake Ross

Playbill.com's weekly planner reminds you that love is in the air at Once… Love Never Dies (on film, at least)… and there's a new Passion for Jesus Christ Superstar. Af…

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Spirit Awards Held Feb. 25; Woody Harrelson, Lauren Ambrose, Anjelica Huston Among Nominees by Michael Gioia

The Film Independent Spirit Awards, which celebrate artist-driven filmmaking and recognize the finest achievements of today’s independent filmmakers, are presented Feb. 25 in Santa Mon…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Ghost and Anything Goes Perform on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" (Video) by Michael Gioia

The casts of the Tony Award-winning revival of Anything Goes and the upcoming Ghost visited "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" during Broadway week on "Late Night" to perform…

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Amy Warren, Elaine Bromka, Suzzanne Douglas Will Take Part in Montclair State's Vagina Monologues Benefit by Michael Gioia

Montclair State University will present a benefit production of Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues as part of the V-Day Campaign, which raises funds and awareness to end violence against…

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CHART TOPPERS: Most-Read Playbill.com Stories, Week of Feb. 12–18 by Judy Samelson

Here are the most-read Playbill.com stories for the week of Feb. 12–18, 2012, from information compiled by Playbill.com.

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