Friday, March 16, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater: From Hungary, With Wails by Peter Marks

At a pivotal moment, “Gypsies” — a play from Hungary visiting as an offshoot of the Kennedy Center’s music-centered “Budapest, Prague and Vienna” festival — turns into Central…

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Moon on a Rainbow Shawl, National Theatre, London

Music from the Ebony Steel Band laces its way around this fine revival of Errol John’s play, writes Sarah Hemming

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Death of a Salesman, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York

Mike Nichols’ soul-searching pays off magnificently in his scorching new production of Arthur Miller’s play, writes Brendan Lemon

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Rosie O'Donnell's New Talk Show Canceled by Andrew Gans

Rosie O'Donnell's new talk show, "The Rosie Show," has been canceled, according to Deadline.com.

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Review: Come Alive (Hubbard Street Dance Chicago) by Scotty Zacher

Dance is a living, breathing art form, and thanks to the work of Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, it thrives. *Come Alive*, Hubbard Street’s spring showcase, features two previously performed…

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OWN Cancels Rosie Show by BroadwayWorld

Oprah Winfrey Network announced today The Rosie Show, the daily talk show hosted by Emmy Award-winning actress and comedian Rosie O'Donnell, will tape its final show on Tuesday, March 20, an…

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Park Square's 2012-13 season includes Mark Rothko portrait

The St. Paul troupe will produce five area premieres, ranging from England's first female playwright to the hapless Boston Red Sox.

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Show your metal

Whether decorating stage costumes or everyday outfits, metallics offer a modern opulence, writes Melanie Abrams

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'Tuh beh oar nat tuh beh?' That was the question

"To be, or not to be, that is the question." Or is it "Tuh beh oar nat tuh beh"? If you were to ask the Bard himself, he'd probably say the latter.

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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TT: Some final thoughts on Mike Daisey

Apropos of my earlier posting on Mike Daisey and The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, a footnote: I...

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Madonna - Girl Gone Wild - Official Video Teaser Released by DanceOn

Madonna - Girl Gone Wild - Official Video Teaser Released Madonna's new video for "Girl Gone Wild" on her upcoming album MDNA is coming soon! Check out the official teaser cl…

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Little Shop's Ellen Greene Will Moderate "Behind the Music" Panel Discussion at WonderCon by Andrew Gans

Ellen Greene, recently seen in the London world premiere of the new musical comedy Betwixt!, will moderate the March 18 panel discussion "Behind the Music: Composing for WonderCon&rsquo…

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FLASH FRIDAY: The Best Of SMASH (So Far) by Pat Cerasaro

Since NBCs musical drama series SMASH is kicking into high gear as the Marilyn Monroe musical that forms the core of the shows story approaches its first workshop presentation on Monday nigh…

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Sutton Foster Tastes Yummy, Raúl Esparza Gets Bloody and Other Lessons of the Week by Broadway.com

Another week is over, and man, have we learned a lot about Broadway! From even more info on what Sutton Foster tastes like to lifestyle secrets of a Mormon, it’s been a very interestin…

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Newly Announced- ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ will return to Broadway April 2013 by Loganne

Four-time Tony Award nominated Jekyll & Hyde will return to Broadway in April 2013 for a limited engagement, according to an Equity casting notice. Despite being the longest running show…

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Mike Nichols’s revival of Death of a Salesman opens to gret reviews by Loganne

Death of a Salesman opened last night, The Ides of March, at the Barrymore Theatre to a few mixed and otherwise glowing reviews. While almost all critics note the miscasting of the productio…

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‘Book of Mormon’ single tickets sale date set

Single tickets for the Tony Award-winning musical “The Book of Mormon,” running Dec. 11, 2012-March 3, 2013 at the Bank of America Theatre, will go on sale exclusively at the theater’s…

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ABDC Season 7 Crews - Lil Mama Official Announcement - America's Best Dance Crew on MTV by DanceOn

ABDC Season 7 Crews - Lil Mama Official Announcement - America's Best Dance Crew on MTV America's Best Dance Crew Season 7 judge Lil' Mama officially announces the 10 crews comp…

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Hartford Stage Will Premiere Gentlemen's Guide Musical, With Jefferson Mays, in 2012-13; Season Revealed by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays will star in the world-premiere musical comedy A Gentlemen's Guide to Love and Murder as part of Hartford Stage's 2012-2013 season, which will a…

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PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Death of a Salesman — A Nichols' Worth of "a-Dime-a-Dozen" by Harry Haun

Meet the first-nighters at the Broadway opening of Death of a Salesman, directed by Mike Nichols.

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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VENUS IN FUR Star Hugh Dancy to Be Featured on CBS2 News Sunday by BroadwayWorld

VENUS IN FUR star Hugh Dancy will be featured this weekend on CBS2 News Sunday. The interview with anchor Dana Tyler will air Sunday, March 18 at approximately 845 AM on WCBSChannel 2.

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Adam Pascal, Montego Glover & Co. Celebrate 1,000 Broadway Performances of Memphis by Broadway.com

The Tony Award-winning musical Memphis celebrated its 1,000 performance on Broadway on March 14 at the Shubert Theatre. That's awhole lot of Hockadoos! After the show’s evening per…

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Join the Scandalous Party with Ben Daniels and the Cast of Don’t Dress For Dinner by Broadway.com

On March 14, director John Tillinger and the cast of Marc Camoletti’s sexy French farce Don’t Dress For Dinner took a break from rehearsal to chat with Broadway.com about this fo…

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The Stage Dive Weekend Review: All Hands and The Maids

Tales of secret societies and class wars.

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See Val Kilmer as a Scarily Accurate Mark Twain

He's playing the author in a one-man play called Citizen Twain.

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OBSESSED!: Seth's Life One Disaster! After Another

As Seth Rudetsky's comic musical Disaster! (co-written with the hilarious Jack Plotnick) comes to the end of its extended run at The Triad (final show March 25), Playbill's favorite the…

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This American Life pulls Mike Daisey monologue. “Daisey lied.” show’s host says by Lorraine Treanor

Wired reports that the entire episode which featured an excerpt from Mike Daisey’s monologue, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs about working conditions inside the Foxconn facto…

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Jefferson Mays to Star in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder at Hartford Stage by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award winner Jefferson Mays will star in the world premiere musical comedy, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder at Hartford Stage. Darko Tresnjak will direct the production, whi…

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Les Miserables Film Announces Additional Casting by Brian Scott Lipton

Additional casting has been announced for the film version of the musical Les Miserables, which will be directed by Academy Award winner Tom Hooper, according to published reports. The film…

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Pearce and Parrish in a Small-Scale Spring Awakening by Julio Martinez

Spring Awakening, the musical, finally reaches one of LA's smaller theaters, where director Kate Sullivan hopes that an audience will be awakened to more of the details, while paying less. A…

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Ken Page, Rebecca Jones and Javier Muñoz Participate in Stew and Heidi Rodewald's Stagger Lee Reading by Adam Hetrick

Veteran actor Ken Page, Rebecca Jones and Javier Muñoz took part in a March 15 developmental reading of Stagger Lee, a new musical by Tony Award winner Stew and his Passing Strange co…

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: New Promo Released for DOROTHY OF OZ! by Stage Tube

Upcoming film DOROTHY OF OZ will feature music by Oscar-nominee and 15-time Grammy winner, Bryan Adams, writing original songs for the feature with his writing partner, Jim Vallance. Along w…

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BWW Polls: Which Andrew Lloyd Webber Show Should Be Revived on Broadway Next? by BroadwayWorld

Musical theatre legend Lloyd Webber has two of his most popular shows returning to Broadway this spring. Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR will open March 22, 2012 at the Neil Sim…

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Photo Flash: Lin-Manuel Miranda Leads IN THE HEIGHTS Manila Curtain Call by Oliver Oliveros

A different kind of Lin-sanity is happening in Manila Lin-Manuel Miranda, creator, original leading man, and Tony and Grammy Award-winning composer of the critically-acclaimed Broadway music…

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ABUNDANCE, HEDDA GABLER, et al. Included in Hartford Stage's 2012-13 Season by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Award-winning Hartford Stage, under the leadership of Darko Tresnjak, Artistic Director, and Michael Stotts, Managing Director, proudly announces the lineup of programming for the t…

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The Afternoon Report, Friday, March 16, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Friday, March 16, 2012 Friday’s Tweets: click on hyperlinked items for more information .@VENUSINFURbway star Hugh Dancy will be on “CBS2 News Su…

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VENUS IN FUR Star Hugh Dancy to Be Featured on “CBS2 News Sunday” by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

VENUS IN FUR star Hugh Dancy will be featured this weekend on “CBS2 News Sunday.” The interview with anchor Dana Tyler will air Sunday, March 18 at approximately 8:45 AM on WCBS/Channel …

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NY Review: 'My Life With Men…and Other Animals' by Clifford Lee Johnson III

Author-actor Maria Cassi's delightful one-woman show "My Life With Men…and Other Animals" blends charming patter, hilarious clowning, and poignant songs.

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‘Ah, Wilderness’ at Arena Stage by Amanda Gunther by Amanda Gunther

A little slice of life is what you will find at Arena Stage’s production of Eugene O’Neill’s Ah, Wilderness. This joyous and truthful depiction of American family life at the turn of t…

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Mary Murphy SYTYCD Season 9 Auditions - So You Think You Can Dance by DanceOn

Mary Murphy SYTYCD Season 9 Auditions - So You Think You Can Dance So You Think You Can Dance (SYTYCD) held auditions for Season 9 in Los Angeles, and DanceOn was there! SYTYCD judge Mary M…

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SNL Jonah Hill - Kristen Wiig as Liza Minnelli and Tom Hanks in Monologue by DanceOn

SNL Jonah Hill - Kristen Wiig as Liza Minnelli and Tom Hanks in Monologue Jonah Hill hosted Saturday Night Live for the second time, and Tom Hanks had a cameo appearance, during the monolo…

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Melba Moore, Lillias White Set for Riverside Theatre's Evening with Women of Excellence in the Arts by Bethany Rickwald

The Riverside Theatre is set to host its third annual Evening with Women of Excellence in the Arts event, March 26 at 7pm. Image Activist/Founder of The MAD Free Conversation Project Michae…

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Broadway's Peter and the Starcatcher Releases Online Starcatcher Game by Dan Bacalzo

In conjunction with the Broadway debut of Peter and the Starcatcher, the show has released an online Starcatcher game at peterandthestarcatcher.com/starstuff/game. In the game, developed b…

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Scott Bakula, Anna Camp, Tate Donovan, Pablo Schreiber Among Stage Stars Added to TV Pilots by Brian Scott Lipton

Numerous stage veterans have been added to the cast of upcoming TV pilots, according to Deadline.com and TVLine.com Scott Bakula will star in NBC's comedy Table For Three, as Robert, a…

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Siminovitch theatre prize to end after 2012 by Victoria Ahearn

The curtain is closing on Canada’s lucrative Elinore & Lou Siminovitch Prize in Theatre.

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: William Peace University by BroadwayWorld

Last year, BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theater website on the Internet, launched a comprehensive Student Database listing college and university performing arts programs across the countr…

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New Docu Series Following Broadway Actors: BEHIND THE CURTAIN Hits Kickstarter by BroadwayWorld

Behind the Curtain - a new web series that aims to document the lives of some of the most talented performers in the world, working on or attempting to make it on the world's biggest stage, …

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Good News For Apple Enthusiasts - Mike Daisey Admits THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS Proves 'Embellished'; Receives Backlash by BroadwayWorld

Despite the popularity of Mike Daisey's THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS, which has celebrated sold-out and extended runs across the country and twice in New York, it seems some old f…

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THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: March 10-6 by BroadwayWorld

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK Bernadette visits SMASH, The Acting Copany honors Patti, MEMPHIS hits 1000 shows, and so much more

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Raúl Esparza's Role in Leap of Faith Cuts Deep: ‘I Actually Have Blood on Me!’ by Danica Daniel

Raúl Esparza leaves his blood, sweat and tears in Alan Menken and Glenn Slater’s musical Leap of Faith: emphasis on the blood. As Jonas Nightingale, the four-time Tony Award nom…

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Mike Daisey Accused of Lying in Solo Show The Agony and The Ecstasy of Steve Jobs by Broadway.com

Facts from Mike Daisey’s solo show The Agony and The Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, now running at off-Broadway’s Public Theater, are being called into question by public radio program T…

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Shirley MacLaine: Exploring An Inner Life by Frank Rizzo

Oscar-Winning Actress 'In Conversation' In Torrington; Next Stop 'Downton Abbey'The voice at the other end of the phone is unmistakable: bright, engaged and self-possessed. It had echoes of …

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‘Book of Mormon’ single tickets on sale March 19

Single tickets for the Tony Award-winning musical “The Book of Mormon,” running Dec. 11, 2012-March 3, 2013 at the Bank of America Theatre, will go on sale exclusively at the theater’s…

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PHOTO FLASH: Randy Travis Attends Criss Angel Believe by Dan Bacalzo

Country singer and actor Randy Travis attended a performance of Criss Angel Believe at the Luxor Hotel & Casino on Wednesday, March 14. This collaborative production between Angel and C…

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Robert Britton Lyons to Host Open Mike Night at New World Stages by Bethany Rickwald

Million Dollar Quartet star Robert Britton Lyons will host "Open Mike Night with Rob Lyons," a free monthly open mike series, at New World Stages' Time Out New York Lounge. T…

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Drena De Niro, Lois Markle, Larry Pine, Rosemary Prinz Set for Women of a Certain Age by Dan Bacalzo

Drena De Niro, Lois Markle, Larry Pine, and Rosemary Prinz will star in Women of a Certain Age, to be presented by Cause Célèbre, in association with Mary J. Davis, at …

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The Production Company Re-Works Working by Amy Tofte

The Production Company revives the Studs Terkel-derived musical Working with a look at the solitary experience of the modern workplace -- and a live band that wasn't possible in the group's …

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Chicago Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs Canceled After Mike Daisey's Work Called Into Question by Adam Hetrick

The Chicago Theatre and "This American Life" have canceled the April 7 Chicago performance of Mike Daisey's The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs following an NPR report that…

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Highlights From Signature's "Blood Knot" Starring Colman Domingo and Scott Shepherd by Playbill Video

Highlights From Signature's "Blood Knot" Starring Colman Domingo and Scott Shepherd http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video Playwright-director Athol Fugard's staging of …

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Highlights From Edward Albee's "The Lady From Dubuque" by Playbill Video

Highlights From Edward Albee's "The Lady From Dubuque" http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video Tony Award winner Jane Alexander is the enigmatic title character in Signature …

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Highlights From "Carrie" Today by Playbill Video

Highlights From "Carrie" Today http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video Based on the famous Stephen King novel and subsequent film of the same name, MCC Theater's new product…

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Highlights From "Love Never Dies," in Movie Theatres by Playbill Video

Highlights From "Love Never Dies," in Movie Theatres http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video The revamped Australian production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's much-buzzed-about &qu…

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Highlights From "Look Back in Anger" Off-Broadway by Playbill Video

Highlights From "Look Back in Anger" Off-Broadway http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video Sam Gold directs Roundabout Theatre Company's production of John Osborne's class…

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More Highlights From "Love Never Dies;" Encore Performance March 7 by Playbill Video

More Highlights From "Love Never Dies;" Encore Performance March 7 http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video The Phantom and Christine Daaé rekindle the fire in "Love N…

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Linda Lavin Heads to San Francisco and Wilmington to Promote New Album,3/17, 3/21 by BroadwayWorld

Linda Lavin to perform concerts March 17 in Wilmington and March 22 in San Francisco prior to returning to Broadway in the new comedy THE LYONS.

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Tate Donovan Joins Cast of NBC Pilot NOTORIOUS by BroadwayWorld

Deadline.com reports that actor Tate Donovan has joined the cast of the upcoming NBC drama pilot NOTORIOUS from Universal TV and BermanBraun. The project is penned by Liz Heldens.

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'This American Life' Retracts Mike Daisey Episode by Daniel Lehman

Ira Glass and "This American Life" call airing an excerpt of Daisey's solo show "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs" a "mistake."

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BBB Photo of the Week: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS’ James Corden in Vogue by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Here’s the BBB Photo of the Week, the hysterical (and recently Olivier Award nominated) James Corden from ONE MAN, TWO GUVNOR was photographed for the April issue of Vogue by Ralph Mec…

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"Blood: A Comedy" in New Jersey by Bob Rendell

Although the seams show and he sometimes misses the mark, by and large White stitches each of these elements together to provide a pleasant, light entertainment. Add the strong ensemble perf…

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Sound Advice: Robert Creighton and Jerry Costanzo by Rob Lester

One CD features a feisty fellow full of Fun named Robert Creighton (currently on Broadway). The other is a much, much more mellow man named Jerry Costanzo, with Can't We Be Friends?. Each Mr…

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"Fallen Angels" in Sarasota by Bill Oser

Even with an imperfect play, Asolo Repertory has offered its audience a delectable morsel of 1920s fun and merriment.

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Freud's Last Session welcomes new cast by New York Theatre Guide

George Morfogen and Jim Stanek assume the roles of 'Dr. Sigmund Freud' and 'C.S. Lewis,' respectively, from 16 Mar 2012 in Mark St. Germain's Freud's Last Session, directed by Tyler Marchant…

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Lives in Limbo by John Lahr

In the first beat of Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" (now in a luminous revival, directed by Mike Nichols, at the Ethel Barrymore), the salesman Willy Loman (Philip Seymour Hoffman) tr…

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Emma Stone, Meryl Streep + More Turn Out For Death of a Salesman

The creme-de-la-creme of New York and Hollywood came out last night to celebrate the new Broadway production of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, directed by Mike Nichols. Philip Seymour …

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Death of a Salesman reviewed by David Cote by David Cote

Philip Seymour Hoffman sells us on Arthur Miller's enduring American classic.

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Seven days on stage: Matilda on course for Olivier awards domination by Alistair Smith

Kevin Spacey is 'embarrassed' by poor theatre access for young people, Edinburgh and LIFT unveil their festival lineups, and Birmingham Opera Company prepares for Stockhausen lift-offThe kid…

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Gypsy – review by Michael Billington

Curve, LeicesterSome people argue this is the greatest Broadway musical. That's open to debate. But there is no dispute that Arthur Laurents's book, Jule Styne's music and Stephen Sondheim's…

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Are West End theatres becoming an 'exclusive club'? | Poll

Kevin Spacey claims that London theatres are at risk of becoming an 'exclusive club', with high ticket prices deterring younger audiences. Do you agree?

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What to see: Lyn Gardner's theatre tips by Lyn Gardner

She dreamed the dream – and now the Susan Boyle musical opens in Newcastle. Plus: Eve Best plays the Duchess of Malfi at the Old Vic in LondonScotlandThe Steamie, Tony Roper's tales of wa…

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Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman Evokes Today’s Heartache by Suzanna Bowling

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman Evokes Today's Heartache: Mike Nichols’s revival of Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman, is like a 1950’s film. As the play begins, the original m…

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Painting Churches is Missing a Complete Canvass by Suzanna Bowling

Painting Churches is Missing a Complete Canvass: Painting Churches, at the Clurman Theater, has Kathleen Chalfant and John Cunningham, but the Keen production does not reach the level of pai…

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Paul Giamatti to Play Hamlet at Yale Rep by Briana Rodriguez

Paul Giamatti is scheduled to take on the role of the pained Danish prince for the 2012-13 season at the Yale Repertory Theatre in New Haven, CT.

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Sir Tim Rice to Receive Special Olivier Award by David Sheward

The lyricist for "Jesus Christ Superstar," "Evita," and "The Lion King" will be honored in London for his contributions to musical theater.

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Copy. Right. by 99seats

I find copyright/copyleft issues kinda endlessly fascinating, so I was pretty psyched to read to Isaac's HowlRound piece on it. You should definitely check it out; it's a great, comprehensiv…

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David Strathairn to Join 'The Heiress' on Broadway by Mark Kennedy

Producers announced Thursday that the Emmy Award winner will star in the play opposite Jessica Chastain.

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David Caparelliotis Brings Off-Broadway Aesthetic to Broadway Casting by Daniel Lehman

Casting director David Caparelliotis on casting for Broadway and Off-Broadway and finding rappers for a new musical about Tupac Shakur.

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Religion Takes Center Stage on Broadway This Season by Suzy Evans

"Jesus Christ Superstar," "Godspell," "Leap of Faith" join last season's "Book of Mormon" and "Sister Act" for a faith-centric Broadway season.

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Swanky, new digs: the Paul Taylor Dance Company makes itself at home at Lincoln Center by Robert Johnson

The Taylor company opened its annual season on Tuesday

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Tackling a musical: Former football player brings project to Red Bank by Peter Filichia

Former defensive tackle Mike Reid is showing “In This House” to audiences and critics at Two River Theatre Company.

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Herbie Hancock at Washington Performing Arts Society by Elliot Lanes by Elliot Lanes

Herbie Hancock has been a giant in the jazz world for five decades and has 14 Grammy Awards to his credit. He has played piano and keyboards with the likes of Miles Davis, Phil Woods and Don…

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Short Shorts 27: from Sondheim autograph hunters to "secret" press nights by Mark Shenton

At last Friday’s Critics’ Circle lunch to honour Stephen Sondheim, I was a little surprised (and even embarrassed) by several members who solicited autographs of him on various books, CD…

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Letter: The Stage's advice is invaluable by The Stage

I am a third-year student at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts and I really wanted to strongly express how invaluable it has been subscribing to The Stage during my final year of training.

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Letter: Keep circus animals by The Stage

Since circuses have been carefully monitored over many years, and few incidents of ill-treatment have been reported it would seem rather extreme to remove this entire form of entertainment (…

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Letter: No future without Scarborough's Futurist by The Stage

I was delighted to see your Insight feature "Councils of the Wise", (March 8, p6), and indeed I have sent a copy of it to Scarborough Borough Council.

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Letter: Unwitting appointment by The Stage

Whereas I really appreciated Susan Elkin's article written about the Academy of Live and Recording Arts (March 8, p14), I must correct the elevation to principal which was afforded me. I ha…

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Letter: Off-West End opening glut by The Stage

I don't know much about opening nights and press nights, but looking at your calendar for Thursday, March 8 it seems odd that five Off-West End theatres should have new productions on the sa…

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Letter: The affable Phillip Madoc by The Stage

"Don't tell him, Pike" was the immortal line issued in response to the command, "Vot is your name?" uttered by the U-boat captain played by Phillip Madoc in Dad's Army. I was saddened to hea…

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Canadian theatre dealt harsh blow with end of Siminovitch Prize by National Post Staff

The award, which honours Canadian theatre directors, playwrights and designers, was one of the most lucrative prizes in the country's arts community, splitting $100,000 between the annual wi…

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Broadway Beauty Pageant to Crown "World's Sexiest Man"

Brent Barrett (Chicago) leads a gaggle of Broadway performers, including Andrew Chappelle (Mamma Mia!), Wilkie Ferguson (Porgy and Bess), Corey Mach (Godspell), Jesse Swimm (Mary Poppins) an…

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Fuse Film Review: Life Without Principle by Arts Fuse Editor

Director Johnnie To has a playfulness found in much Hong Kong cinema. He has found a different way to unfold a story, making clear how money and greed can inform everything, but with plenty …

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Batman Live to Kick Off U.S. Tour in Anaheim by Bethany Rickwald

The theatrical spectacle Batman Live will kick off a U.S. tour in Anaheim, CA, September 5-9 at the Honda Center, according to the Los Angeles Times. Batman Live incorporates video sequence…

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Bristol Riverside Theatre to Present Steppin' Out Live with Ben Vereen by Bethany Rickwald

Bristol Riverside Theatre is set to present Tony Award winner Ben Vereen in his one-man show Steppin' Out Live with Ben Vereen, April 20-22. Steppin' Out Live with Ben Vereen is a…

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Mike Daisey's April 7 Chicago Theatre Engagement Cancelled by Andy Propst

Mike Daisey's previously announced one-night-only performance of his monologue The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, scheduled for Saturday, April 7 at The Chicago Theatre, has been …

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Victoria Clark, Raul Esparza, Sutton Foster, Kelli O'Hara, Donna Murphy, Anika Noni Rose Will Be Heard on "Broadway Lullaby Project" CD by Andrew Gans

"Over the Moon: The Broadway Lullaby Project," a two-CD, 26-song set of lullabies composed and sung by some of Broadway's finest, will be released May 8, as will a lavishly ill…

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PHOTO CALL: Ghost The Musical Celebrates First Performance on Broadway by Matthew Blank

Ghost The Musical, the supernatural romance based on the Academy Award-winning 1990 film, began Broadway previews March 15 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. The show's stars and writers pose…

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SXSW Tales: The Art of Heavy Metal by Chloe Veltman

Band, bands and more bands.Even though yesterday's rampaging around the South by Southwest Festival was full of fine music (the highlight being a lunchtime gig by the Seattle-based gypsy roc…

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What's up this weekend by Thomas Garvey

Even though I haven't quite caught up with my reviewing, the forced cultural march continues this weekend. I hope to finally pen an assessment of Bakersfield Mist on Saturday, and…

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Uh, just before Ira Glass throws Mike Daisey under the bus - please note that Mike Daisey "lied" about things that are true by Thomas Garvey

I'd like to point out this note from Rob Schmitz, one of Daisey's interrogators:What makes this [This American Life's actions] a little complicated is that the things Daisey lied about seein…

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Developing: This American Life backs away from Mike Daisey, says he "lied" about visits to Apple/Foxconn factories; Daisey admits to "f by Thomas Garvey

This American Life has suddenly announced that it is withdrawing its piece on Mike Daisey's The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, and will "devote its entire program this weekend to detailing…

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A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration by TCG News

TCG is pleased to announce the publication of Paula Vogel’s pageant play for all seasons, A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration. This volume features a conversation betwee…

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Show Pics: Curve revives Gypsy starring O'Connor & Hamilton-Barritt

Production photos have been released of Paul Kerryson's rare professional revival of the 1959 Broadway musical Gypsy. The production at Leicester's Curve Theatre stars Caroline O'Connor in t…

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Mike Daisey's 'Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs' cancelled after reports of fabrications by Chris Jones

The radio program “This American Life” and WBEZ 91.5 FM said Friday that they have cancelled the live presentation of Mike Daisey’s “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Stev…

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Crighton Players Offer Laughter That “You Can Take With You” by David Dow Bentley III

I’m not much a one for making categorical statements, but let me make an exception. I’m prepared to state categorically that in fifteen years of reviewing local productions I have never …

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Denver's award-winning PHAMALy theater company announces 2012-2013 season by Tucker Shaw

Denver's popular PHAMALy theater announced its 2012-2013 season lineup today. It's the 23rd season for the award-winning PHAMALy, a boundary-pushing theater company comprised entirely of per…

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Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone & More Turn Out for Death of a Salesman's Broadway Opening by Broadway.com

Arthur Miller’s 1949 award-winning play Death of a Salesman has returned to Broadway in a beautiful new production with a dream cast led by Philip Seymour Hoffman, Andrew Garfield, Lin…

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Ghost Stars Caissie Levy, Richard Fleeshman & More Celebrate Their First Broadway Preview by Broadway.com

Everyone’s favorite supernatural love story, Ghost, has arrived on the Great White Way! The musical is already a hit in London, and on March 15 the Broadway cast, including original st…

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Pentecost, St. Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, London by Gerald Berkowitz

St. Leonard's Church, Shoreditch, London: A church is an appropriate setting for David Edgar's 1995 drama about the discovery of a medieval fresco that threatens to rewrite both art and…

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Shobana Jeyasingh Dance - Classic Cut, The Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House by Sarah Wilkinson

The Linbury Studio Theatre, Royal Opera House: Shobana Jeyasingh's reputation as an adventurous innovator in contemporary dance continues to grow, and her new piece, DevKahanHai?/Where …

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Gypsy, Curve, Leicester by Mark Shenton

Curve, Leicester: Gypsy is one of the greatest of all Broadway classics, yet it is the most rarely seen in the UK. It only reached the West End for its only run in 1973, some 14 years after …

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Star Robert Britton Lyons to Host Open Mike Night at New World Stages by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET star Robert Britton Lyons will host a free monthly open microphone series “Open Mike Night with Rob Lyons” at New World Stages’ Time Out New York Lounge (340 Wes…

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Mike Daisey's April 2 Chicago Theatre Engagement Cancelled by Andy Propst

Mike Daisey's previously announced one-night-only performance of his monologue The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, scheduled for Saturday, April 7 at The Chicago Theatre, has been …

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PHOTO FLASH: Kevin Corrigan, Dominic Fumusa, Bob Glaudini and Cast of Ninth and Joanie Meet the Press by David Gordon

The cast and director of Labyrinth Theater Company's production of Brett C. Leonard's Ninth and Joanie met the press Friday, March 16 at the Bank Street Theater, where the producti…

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Tony Winner Rob Ashford to Stage Disney's Alice in Wonderland Musical by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award winner Rob Ashford (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Promises, Promises) will direct the new Disney stage musical adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, according to Variety.

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PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Death of a Salesman — A Nichols' Worth of "a-Dime–a-Dozen" by Harry Haun

Meet the first-nighters at the Broadway opening of Death of a Salesman, directed by Mike Nichols.

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Artists from Toronto, Vancouver, Montreal up for photography award

A shutterbug known for his images of Vancouver, a portrait artist and a shooter whose works depict multiple spaces simultaneously are the finalists for this year’s Scotiabank Photography A…

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Live on #NEWPLAY TV Sun, March 18: Humana Festival Panel – “How Artistic Thinking Inspires New Ideas” by HowlRound

As part of the 36th Annual Humana Festival of New American Plays at the Actors Theatre of Louisville, the second of four panel discussions webcast live on #NEWPLAY TV will kick off on Sund…

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Guitar Hero Episode 2 by Broadway.com

It was a dramatic week backstage at Once, but Broadway.com vlogger Steve Kazee handled it like a pro. After a bout with a "Broadway plague" that had Kazee vomiting in his lobby (TMI, Steve!)…

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Review: (Montreal) Vigil by The Charlebois Post

Marcel Jeannin and Kim Yaroshevskaya (photo: Andrée Lanthier)Are you dead yet?Darkness and Lite at The Segalby Nanette SoucyIn Morris Panych’s Vigil, at the Segal Centre, in co-production…

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Ty Burrell, Max Charles to Lend Voices to DreamWork's MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN by BroadwayWorld

DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. today announced that Emmy Award winner Ty Burrell Modern Family and Max Charles The Amazing Spider-Man, The Three Stooges will voice the lead roles of Mr. Peab…

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THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- Lisa Howard by BroadwayWorld

Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX QampAs With Your Favorite Broadway Stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater Their dream roles Their Broadway crushes Read onIn this next edit…

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TT: About Mike Daisey and Steve Jobs

This American Life ran an episode about Mike Daisey's The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs in January. Today...

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Sierra Boggess and the Cast of Love, Loss and What I Wore Celebrate 1,000 Performances Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Love, Loss and What I Wore celebrated an important milestone on March 15: 1,000 performances off-Broadway! Cast members Sierra Boggess, Ally Walker, Joyce Van Patten, Karyn Quackenbush and E…

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S'Wonderful! Watch Nice Work if You Can Get It Stars Matthew Broderick, Kelli O’Hara & Company in Rehearsal by Broadway.com

What happens when a rough-and-tough bootlegger teams up with a playboy millionaire? On March 14, Broadway.com headed to Nice Work If You Can Get It rehearsal at Gibney Dance Studios to find …

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ArtsBeat: Disney's 'Alice' Musical Hires Rob Ashford by Patrick Healy

The new musical will be based on Tim Burton's film version of "Alice in Wonderland."

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#FollowFriday (3/16/12) by BroadwaySpotted

Today, I’ve decided, on a whim, to dedicate my #FOLLOWFRIDAY post to the lovely people behind Now.Here.This. Why? You may ask? (Or, if you’re like me, you’ll just go DUH, …

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Gypsies by John Barry

The Katona Jozsef Theatre‘s production of Gypsies isn’t to be confused with Gypsy, the 70′s Broadway hit, but there may have been a few people in the audience expecting a r…

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Solo Petru (Petru: All by Himself) by Rosalind Lacy

Last May, when The 3 Rascals (A3Vidos) performed their rioplatense cafe concert for Teatro de la Luna, the moon was at its brightest in twenty years. Comedian Petru Valenski was an unforge…

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LaChanze, Terrence McNally, Marin Mazzie, Andrew Rannells Set for New York Pops Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award-winning playwright Terrence McNally will host The New York Pops gala, which as previously announced will honor the Tony Award-winning and Oscar-nominated songwriting team of Lynn …

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Jason Wooten, Adam Halpin, Lawrence Clayton, and More Set for Neil Berg's The 12 by Bethany Rickwald

Neil Berg is set to present the regional premiere of his new musical The 12, March 30 and 31 at the Inserra Theater on the campus of St. Joseph Regional High School in Montvale, NJ. Based o…

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Review: Macbeth by David Finkle

Thomas Hampson and the sensational Najda Michael star in the Metropolitan Opera's revival of Verdi's opera.

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Lilli Cooper, Alexandra Socha, and More Set for Concert with Zoe Sarnak by Bethany Rickwald

Zoe Sarnak will present a concert of her original music from as well as pop singles Unfold; notes scribbled down on paper, March 19 at 7:30pm at The Bitter End. Unfold; notes scribbled down…

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Liz Callaway, LaChanze, Boyd Gaines, Marin Mazzie, Andrew Rannells Will Sing Ahrens & Flaherty at Carnegie Hall by Andrew Gans and Kenneth Jones

The annual New York Pops Gala benefit on April 30 will honor the Tony Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. A 7 PM Carnegie Hall concert called Journey On, borr…

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STAGE PORTRAIT: Anita Gillette, Phoebe Strole, David Wilson Barnes in The Big Meal

Acclaimed illustrator Ken Fallin's drawings of the greatest stars and scenes of the theatrical world are a recurring part of Playbill.com.

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PLAYBILL THEATRE WEEK IN REVIEW, March 10-16: Death of a Salesman Reviewed, Rebecca Reborn, Terrence McNally's Latest by Robert Simonson

The highly anticipated new Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman — which, with every passing year, and every Broadway production, seems more and more to have…

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Sacha Baron Cohen, Daniel Evans, Linzi Hateley and More Confirmed for "Les Miz" Film by Kenneth Jones

The cast of the film musical "Les Misérables" will feature "Borat" star Sacha Baron Cohen as Thenardier, U.K. Oliver! actor Daniel Huttlestone as child-hero Gavroc…

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PHOTO CALL: Death of a Salesman, With Philip Seymour Hoffman, Andrew Garfield and Linda Emond by Matthew Blank

The Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning American tragedy Death of a Salesman, with Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman, official…

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Fuse Theater Review: “Next to Normal” Takes American Musicals Into the New Millennium by Alyssa Hall

This musical's challenging, raw, and poignant storyline, along with the stunning work of the SpeakEasy Stage Company cast and designers create a can’t-be-missed, far from normal production.

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: Tony Vincent Prepares for Battle Round on THE VOICE by Stage Tube

Broadway vet Tony Vincent last month made his first appearance on NBC's singing competition THE VOICE, where he performed his on rendition of Queen's We Are the Champions. The rocker has jus…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Yvette Freeman, et al. in HTC's MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM by BroadwayWorld

As part of its 30th Anniversary Season celebration, the Huntington Theatre Company brings August Wilsons MA RAINEY'S BLACK BOTTOM. Click below to view the production shots

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Marin Mazzie, Andrew Rannells and More Join New York Pops Gala Honoring Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, 4/30 by BroadwayWorld

On Monday, April 30, The New York Pops marks its 29th birthday with a grand gala evening titled Journey On honoring Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, the Tony Award-winning and Oscar-nominat…

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Marin Mazzie Takes Leave from CARRIE for LA Concert 3/16 - 3/18; Anne Tolpegin Fills In by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Marin Mazzie will be taking the weekend off from CARRIE duty to fulfill previously scheduled concert engagement in California. Stepping in for Mazzie in the …

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DID YOU KNOW...The Most Interesting Message Board Topics of the Week, March 10-16 by BroadwayWorld

These days, in the new age of social media revolution, the best source of information is YOU. Each day, fans of BroadwayWorld post tens of thousands of comments on our multiple message board…

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BWW Interviews: Rory O'Malley - A MORMON Send-Off for NYC Half-Marathon by Naomi Serviss

Rory OMalley, the Tony-nominated actor in THE BOOK OF MORMON, will be singing the National Anthem on March 18 before 15,000 runners competing in the seventh NYC Half Marathon.

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Teresa’s Ecstacy

To judge by the title of this show you might thing there would be a touch of real live ecstasy tucked away somewhere in this tale. Well there is, but it is located mainly in the 16th centur…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Eyes British Sex Scandal as Subject of New Musical by Broadway.com

Andrew Lloyd Webber may use a 1963 British sex scandal that toppled the political administration of the day as fodder for his next musical, according to the New York Post. “It was t…

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Sir Tim Rice to Receive Special Honor at 2012 Olivier Awards by Broadway.com

Three-time Tony Award-winning British lyricist Tim Rice will receive the Special Award at the 2012 Olivier Awards as a "celebration of his outstanding contribution to musical theater.&q…

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Rob Ashford Tapped to Direct and Choreograph Stage Version of Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland by Broadway.com

Rob Ashford has been tapped to direct and choreograph the stage adaptation of Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, according to Variety. The new musical, produced by Disney Theatrical r, …

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Industry Ticket Offer by Chicago Plays

Tom Jones - Polarity Ensemble Theatre at the Josephinum Academy, 1500 N. Bell, is offering industry tickets for all performances (except the Friday 3/23 Gala Premiere Night) for the first tw…

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Newplay.us: Crowdsourced Opportunities from the #NEWPLAY Community! by HowlRound

Check out what’s happening in the #newplay world: Newplay.us is a site driven by the #newplay community on Twitter. People from all around post opportunities and news from the #newplay se…

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Review: Sweeney Todd by Eleanor Turney

If you can get over the fact that you’re humming along with a serial killer, you’re in for a treat. Sondheim’s score is a killer and, as the bodies mount up, this show gets…

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Polly Teale on Mary Shelley: female-led theatre in an imperfect world by Catherine Noonan

Catherine Noonan finds out more about Shared Experience's latest show Mary Shelley, opening this week at the West Yorkshire Playhouse.

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Review: Star Quality by Ej Robinson

Noel Coward’s Star Quality originated as a short story and was re-worked into a play in 1967. The action, set in 1951, takes us behind the scenes of a new West End play called Dark Herita…

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Review: The Glorious Ones by Julia Rank

Landor Theatre’s Artistic Director Robert McWhir performed something of a theatrical miracle with his production of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens’s sweeping epic Ragtime, which fo…

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Death of a Salesman, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman is the sort of play that benefits from a pertinent revival. Rarely has his take on the hollow heart of the American Dream seemed more relevant as Americ…

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JD Cullum, Rebekah Tripp and More Cast in Antaeus Company's ClassicsFest 2012, Part I by Bethany Rickwald

The Antaeus Company has announced casting for the first performance of its previously announced ClassicsFest 2012, Part I, a festival of staged readings, to be presented March 18-April 22. …

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PHOTO FLASH: Andrew Garfield, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Anjelica Huston, Meryl Streep at Death of a Salesman Opening by Tristan Fuge

On Thursday, March 16, the Broadway production of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theater with Mike Nichols at the helm. Opening night guests included…

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Scott Bakula, Anna Camp, Tate Donovan Among Stage Stars Added to TV Pilots by Brian Scott Lipton

Numerous stage veterans have been added to the cast of upcoming TV pilots, according to Deadline.com and TVLine.com Scott Bakula will star in NBC's comedy Table For Three, as Robert, a…

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Florida Studio Theatre to Present 21st Annual Sarasota Festival of New Plays by Bethany Rickwald

Florida Studio Theatre will present the 21st annual Sarasota Festival of New Plays, a two-month festival beginning March 30. The festival will include the world premiere of the new play Je…

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Melissa Manchester to be Honored at the Bistro Awards by Bethany Rickwald

Melissa Manchester will receive a Special Award for Outstanding Contributions to American Popular Music at the 27th annual Bistro Awards, April 23 at 6:30pm at Gotham Comedy Club. Manchest…

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Kevin Earley, Omar Lopez-Cepero, Patricia Noonan Set for Marriott Theatre's The Pirates of Penzance by Andy Propst

The Marriott Theatre has announced casting for Gilbert & Sullivan's The Pirates of Penzance, to run April 4 - June 10. Dominic Missimi will direct the production, which will have c…

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Baby Case, Musical About Lindbergh Crime, Gets Revision and Reading with Timothy Jerome, Anika Larsen by Kenneth Jones

Tony Award nominee Timothy Jerome, Anika Larsen, Becca Ayers, Charlie Brady and more will perform in a March 16 Manhattan reading of Baby Case, the Barrymore Award-winning musical fantasia a…

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PHOTO CALL: Broadway's Don't Dress for Dinner Meets the Press by Matthew Blank

Stars of the Roundabout Theatre Company production of Marc Camoletti’s Don't Dress for Dinner greeted the press with a March 15 photo op.

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Jekyll & Hyde Tour, Starring Constantine Maroulis, Aiming for Broadway in April 2013 by Andrew Gans

Nederlander Presentations, Inc.'s production of Frank Wildhorn's Jekyll & Hyde will return to Broadway in April 2013 for a limited engagement, according to an Equity casting noti…

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Martin McDonagh's "Seven Psychopaths," with Christopher Walken, Sam Rockwell, Will Be Released in November by Andrew Gans and Michael Gioia

Tony Award nominee Christopher Walken, Sam Rockwell and Colin Farrell star in the upcoming Martin McDonagh film "Seven Psychopaths," which will get a limited release Nov. 2 by CBS …

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American Repertory Theater Will Open Season with David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette by Adam Hetrick

Marie Antoinette, a new comedy by Elective Affinities and Stunning playwright David Adjmi, will open the 2012-13 season of the American Repertory Theater.

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Deadlines: National Conference Scholarship and Award Nominations by August Schulenburg

Today, March 16, is the deadline for Scholarships to the 2012 TCG National Conference: Model the Movement, so if you were thinking of applying, now is the moment. It is also the deadline for…

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Looking for Ameriville by Thomas Garvey

"The Universes" perform Ameriville.Ameriville, by the Universes (Steven Sapp, Mildred Ruiz-Sapp, Gamal A. Chasten, and William Ruiz A.K.A. "Ninja," above) at ArtsEmerson through this weekend…

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/16- 1776 by Stage Tube

Today in 1969, 1776 opened at the 46th Street Theatre now the Richard Rogers Theatre, where it ran for 1217 performances. 1776 is a musical with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and a boo…

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SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 3/16/2012 by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ Rush, Lottery amp Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 3162012.

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Kevin Chamberlain to Star in Disney Channel's TEEN BEACH MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-nominated actor Kevin Chamberlin Jessie, Broadway's The Addams Family will be starring in Disney Channel's TEEN BEACH MUSICAL, a modern no more complications, just good vibrations…

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SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER, the Next Offering from National Theatre Live, Screens This Spring by BroadwayWorld

National Theatre Live continues its third season with Oliver Goldsmiths SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER.

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Constantine Maroulis-Led JEKYLL & HYDE to Arrive on Broadway in April 2013 by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWord previously reported, JEKYLL amp HYDE will return to Broadway following a 25-week National Tour starring Tony Award Nominee Constantine Maroulis in the dual title role of Dr. …

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BroadwayGirlNYC: #MyThreeShowtunes Contest by BroadwayGirlNYC

Writers and creative thinkers, this contest is for you. I give you three showtunes you connect the songs with an original story that incorporates all three. One author will win the biggest…

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Bill’s Gay Nineties by Trav S.D.

I first heard about Bill’s Gay Nineties from the man-who-knows-all-things Todd Robbins, who spoke of it in the most glowing terms. An actual former speakeasy from the 1920s, the three …

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To timidly go where man has gone before

REVIEW: William Shatner brought plenty of energy, but little insight, to his disappointing one-man show.

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Oscar Winner Kate Winslet Eyes Stage Debut in David Hare’s Skylight by Broadway.com

Academy Award winner Kate Winslet may make her stage debut in David Hare’s drama Skylight, according to London’s Daily Mail. The production will be helmed by Hare himself, with W…

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Three World Premieres Highlight New Yale Rep Season by Frank Rizzo

Paul Giamatti as "Hamlet," TooThe 2012-13 Yale Repertory Theatre season will feature three world premieres by Sarah Ruhl, David Adjmi and a collaboration by Bill Camp and Robert Woodruff, …

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Young Artists of America Presents ‘The Phantom of The Opera’ Tonight and Tomorrow Night at Churchill High School by Joel Markowitz by Joel Markowitz

Tonight and Tomorrow night -March 16 and 17 at 7:30 PM - Young Artists of America is presenting Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera at The Auditorium at Winston Churchil…

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STARS OF BROADWAY’S “JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR” IN THE NEWS by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

What’s the buzz…… Broadway’s JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR stars Paul Nolan, Josh Young, Tom Hewitt and Bruce Dow are in the news. PAUL NOLAN, WHO PLAYS JESUS, IS FEATURED IN TH…

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Highlights From Once, Opening on Broadway March 18

Once, the new stage musical based on the independent film about an Irish singer-songwriter who meets a muse in the person of a Czech immigrant, opens at Broadway's Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre …

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A Younger Theatre and the Royal Court present an exclusive opportunity for playwrights and other young writers. by A Younger Theatre

A Younger Theatre is teaming up with the Royal Court to offer an exclusive afternoon at the Royal Court for 15 under-26s who have an interest in playwrighting. What you get: - A free ticket …

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Filskit Blog: Let us in! The frustrations of an ‘emerging’ theatre company by Filskit Theatre

Many of us will be familiar with sayings such as “patience is a virtue” and “look before you leap”. On numerous occasions we at Filskit have been told we are far too …

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Review: Love For Sale by Chloe Ravat

Amelia Cormack’s cabaret Love for Sale, is billed as “a delicious array of songs exploring the mystery and allure of ‘the oldest profession’”. This was enough to set my imagina…

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Review: DEEP ARE THE ROOTS by Martin Denton

With Deep Are the Roots, Metropolitan Playhouse once again proves itself invaluable by showing theatergoers a vivid piece of their past in that most immediate and visceral of environments--t…

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The secret to producing a big fat hit Broadway show. by Ken Davenport

A distinguished member of the press recently asked me for my thoughts on developing products for Broadway, and the ingredients that make a million-dollar-a-week-show. While sure, I'm a big b…

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PHOTO FLASH: Chazz Palminteri Visits Cirque du Soleil's O by Dan Bacalzo

Chazz Palminteri visited Cirque du Soleil's O, performing at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, on Wednesday, March 14. Afterwards, he posed for a picture with cast members from the show. O, …

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Hugh Jackman to Star in Movie Thriller Prisoners by Andy Propst

Hugh Jackman will star in the thriller Prisoners, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Denis Villeneuve will direct the project, which has a screenplay by Aaron Guzikowski. The film will f…

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Jo Bonney, Paul Giamatti, Sarah Ruhl Set for Yale Repertory Theatre's 2012-2013 Season by Bethany Rickwald

Yale Repertory Theatre has announced plans for its 2012-2013 season. The season will open with Richard Montoya's irreverent play about stereotypes and truth, American Night: The Ballad…

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Ty Burrell Set for Mr. Peabdoy and Sherman Animated Feature by Andy Propst

Ty Burrell will voice Mr. Peabody in DreamWorks Animation's Mr. Peabody and Sherman, according to a report in The Hollywood Reporter. Rob Minkoff will direct the project. The film wi…

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Grammy Winner Melissa Manchester Will Be Honored at Bistro Awards by Andrew Gans and Michael Gioia

Grammy winner Melissa Manchester, who starred in the national tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Song and Dance, will be honored at the 27th annual Bistro Awards Gala, which celebrates outsta…

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Idina Menzel Adds Boston Engagement to Upcoming Concert Tour by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Idina Menzel, who will launch a brand-new concert tour June 1 in Vancouver that will culminate in an evening at Carnegie Hall Oct. 29, has added another stop to her itinera…

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Yale Rep Announces Paul Giamatti in Hamlet, Premieres by Sarah Ruhl and David Adjmi for 2012-13 by Adam Hetrick

Academy Award nominee Paul Giamatti will star in the Yale Repertory Theatre staging of Hamlet for the company's 2012-13 season, which will also include the world premiere of Sarah Ruhl&#…

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PHOTO CALL: Death of a Salesman Opens on Broadway; Red Carpet, Curtain Call and Departures by Joseph Marzullo

The Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning American tragedy Death of a Salesman, with Oscar winner Philip Seymour Hoffman as Willy Loman, official…

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Off-Broadway's Carrie Finds Surrogate Mom in Anne Tolpegin March 16-18 by Adam Hetrick

Anne Tolpegin will be citing scripture this weekend as Margaret White in the MCC Theater production of Carrie while Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie performs a California concert engagement.

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Ali Ewoldt and Adam Kantor Will Be Part of Pace Sings Carner & Gregor Concert by Andrew Gans

Pace Sings Carner & Gregor, a showcase of the work of songwriters Sam Carner and Derek Gregor featuring Pace University students, will be presented at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on Marc…

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Men in Motion, Sadler’s Wells, London

The show has a less makeshift air than before but there is something opportunistic about it, says Clement Crisp

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Twitter Watch: Kerry Butler on Highlights of BEST MAN Previews! by BroadwayWorld

On Twitter Watch, Kerry Butler wrote Last night's preview went great Although someone in the audience suffered from a seizure in the middle of first act.James Earl jones was suddenly yelling…

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Photo Coverage: DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opens on Broadway! Check out the Curtain Call! by Walter McBride

The Broadway production of Arthur Miller's DEATH OF A SALESMAN opened officially last night, March 15, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the curtain c…

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Music of Billy Joel to Be Featured on Next Week's AMERICAN IDOL by BroadwayWorld

On next week's AMERICAN IDOL, the Top 10 contestants will take on the music of legendary performer Billy Joel. The show will air on Wednesday, March 21st at 87c on the Fox Network.

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Paul Giamatti to Lead HAMLET at Yale Rep in 2013 by BroadwayWorld

Yale Repertory Theatre James Bundy, Artistic Director Victoria Nolan, Managing Director announces its 2012-2013 Season, which will include Academy Award-nominated actor Paul Giamatti in Will…

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STAGE TUBE: Debbie Gibson Talks Eponine on THE ROSIE SHOW by Stage Tube

In the '80s, pop sensation Debbie Gibson rocketed to the top of the charts with hits like Only in My Dreams and Shake Your Love, but before she hit it big, she was turned down by producers o…

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Photo Coverage: Starry Opening Night Arrivals for DEATH OF A SALESMAN! by Walter McBride

The Broadway production of Arthur Miller's DEATH OF A SALESMAN opened officially last night, March 15, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the starry ar…

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The Unholy Three & The Ridiculous Romantic by Trav S.D.

Tonight at 8pm at Dixon Place Lounge, Jim Moore & Katy Einerson will present: A Quiet Night at the Movies: Lon Chaney and Todd Browning’s The Unholy Three.  Tickets are FREE!

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FREEZE FRAME: Backstage at GHOST's First Broadway Preview! by Walter McBride

GHOST THE MUSICAL just began previews last night at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. Ghost The Musical is directed by Tony Award winner Matthew Warchus God of Carnage, The Norman Conquests, Boein…

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Photo Coverage: Opening Night at the DEATH OF A SALESMAN Stage Door! by Walter McBride

The Broadway production of Arthur Miller's DEATH OF A SALESMAN opened officially last night, March 15, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre on Broadway. BroadwayWorld was on hand at the stage door…

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Stars of Vaudeville #463: Harry Steppe by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Harry Steppe (Abraham Stepner, 1888-1934). A legendary burlesque and vaudeville comedian, Steppe was billed as “The Hebrew Gent”. He was credited by Phil…

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Weekend Poll: Which Leading Lady Are You Most Excited to See on Broadway This Spring? by Broadway.com

Broadway.com readers recently named Ricky Martin, Jeremy Jordan and Raúl Esparza the leading men they were most excited to see on Broadway this spring. Now it’s time to det…

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NBC’s ‘SMASH’ MAKE A MUSICAL, School #17 – Watershed High School, Minneapolis by Cindy Ripley

School #17: Watershed High School Minneapolis, MN Reported by: Marty Johnson, Director of Education, iTheatrics February 8, 2012 As I headed off to Minneapolis, I was not only excited to vis…

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Daniel Fish’s Take on David Foster Wallace by Claudia La Rocco

The director Daniel Fish will present a theater piece based on the words of David Foster Wallace at the Chocolate Factory in Queens.

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Director & Star Deliver Fresh Hello Dolly As If It’s Brand New by Bill Hirschman

There’s a brand new musical comedy you’ve never seen before playing at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre. It’s something called Hello, Dolly! and if you think you’ve seen it before, we’ll …

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Tim Rice to Receive Olivier Special Award by Dan Bacalzo

Sir Tim Rice has been named as the recipient of this year's Olivier Special Award, which will be presented to him at the Olivier Awards ceremony on Sunday, April 15 at the Royal Opera H…

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PHOTO FLASH: Love, Loss, and What I Wore 1000th Performance by David Gordon

The Off-Broadway production of Love, Loss, and What I Wore celebrated its 1,000th performance at the Westside Theatre on Thursday, March 15. Sierra Boggess, Karyn Quackenbush, Joyce Van Pat…

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Claire Foy, Ben Miles, Sam Troughton Set for Love, Love, Love at the Royal Court Theatre by Andy Propst

Royal Court Theatre has announced casting for Mike Bartlett's Love, Love, Love, to run April 27 - June 2. James Grieve will direct the production. The play centers on a couple, baby …

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Rob Ashford to Direct and Choreograph Stage Version of Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland by Andy Propst

Rob Ashford will direct and choreograph a stage musical version of Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland, according to a report in Variety.com. As previously reported, Linda Woolverton, who…

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David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette to Open American Repertory Theatres' 2012-2013 Season by Andy Propst

The world premiere of David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette will be the opening production in the 2012-2013 season at American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.). Rebecca Taichman will direct the pie…

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PHOTO FLASH: Richard Fleeshman, Caissie Levy, Dave Stewart and More After First Preview of Broadway's Ghost the Musical by David Gordon

The cast and creative team of Ghost the Musical welcomed members of the press backstage at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Thursday, March 15 just minutes after the curtain fell on the first pr…

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Finalist Eliminated on "American Idol"; Remaining Ten Contestants Will Perform Billy Joel Tunes by Andrew Gans

Following the nationwide vote, finalist Shannon Magrane was eliminated on the March 15 broadcast of the famed singing competition "American Idol."

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London's Royal Court Theatre Announces Full Cast for Mike Bartlett's Love Love Love by Mark Shenton

A new production of Mike Bartlett's Love Love Love, which begins performances April 27 prior to an official opening May 3 at the Royal Court's Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, will featur…

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Kate Winslet Eyes Stage Debut in David Hare's Skylight by Mark Shenton

Academy Award winner Kate Winslet is exploring the possibility of making her sage debut. According to a report in the U.K.'s Daily Mail, the actress is in talks with Sir David Hare about…

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Lyons Star Linda Lavin Will Perform Concerts in San Francisco and Wilmington by Andrew Gans

Prior to returning to Broadway in Nicky Silver's The Lyons -- previews begin April 5 at the Cort Theatre -- Tony-winning actress Linda Lavin will perform in concert in San Francisco and …

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Sir Tim Rice to Receive Olivier Special Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre by Mark Shenton

Sir Tim Rice will receive this year's Special Award at the Laurence Olivier Awards in celebration of his outstanding contribution to musical theatre. He will be presented the award at th…

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Weekly Round Up with David Singletary (Week Ending 3/16/12) by BroadwaySpotted

    Weekly Round Up With David Singletary! Each week David will take you through the big things that happened in Broadway the week before. Want to see David comment on something ne…

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Review Round-up: DV8's dance polemic gets critics Talking

Can We Talk About This? is DV8 Physical Theatre's latest project; a danced documentary-style theatre production, conceived and directed by Lloyd Newson. The production opened on Monday (12 M…

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News: Aubrey & Tierney join John Simm in Sheffield Betrayal

Juliet Aubrey and Colin Tierney will join the previously announced John Simm in Harold Pinter's Betrayal which is revived as the climax of Sheffield Crucible's 40th anniversary season. Dire…

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‘Rapunzel’ at The Puppet Co. by Julia L. Exline by Julia L. Exline

The Puppet Company Playhouse presents Rapunzel, a re-imagining of the classic fairy tale through the use of puppetry. Directed by Allan Stevens and written by Duane T. Bowers, this adaptatio…

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Save up to 40% on NICE WORK; Previews Begin 3/29 by Contests

The new musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, starring Tony Award-winners Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara, begins previews in 2 weeks Save Now on Tickets

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Get tickets to RIVERDANCE in Boston, 4/13-4/15 by Contests

RIVERDANCE Playing Boston for the last time for 5 Performances Only

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BWW EXCLUSIVE: SMASH Scoop! Anjelica Huston & Megan Hilty Clue Us In On BOMBSHELL, Bernadette, Bollywood, Bleached Blondes & More by Pat Cerasaro

Yesterday, I had the exceptional privilege of talking to Oscar-winning stage and screen star Anjelica Huston and Broadway sensation Megan Hilty all about the new NBC musical series SMASH and…

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Happy Birthday Henny Youngman by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of the legendary Henny Youngman (see here for his full bio including my own brush with Henny). Now here he is in a classic spot on the The Steve Allen Show in 1960: To …

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Elsie Janis by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of early vaudeville favorite Else Janis (see her full bio here). Now here she is singing “Florrie Was a Flapper” (recorded 1914): To find out more about  t…

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On Jerry Lewis by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Jerry Lewis (b. Joseph Levitch in 1926). Though he came into the world just a hair too late for vaudeville, his parents (former vaudevillians) let him onstage with t…

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Women on the edge, in 2 plays with local settings, on Seattle stages

Reviews of "Torso," by Keri Healey, and "Emerald City," by S.P. Miskowski.

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Review: The Maids at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

Jesse Berger's immersive staging does nothing to enhance or deepen Genet's sly game-playing 3-hander

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Tim Rice to be feted at Olivier awards

Legit News: Ceremony to take place on April 15

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Friday video: “Walken” reads Sendak by George Hunka

My daughters Goldie (three) and Billie (who will be two tomorrow) and I are enjoying pre-bed storytime with a variety of what might be called “classic” children’s books, wh…

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“Death” Opens, Creel Streams & More Theater News by Tom Mizer

It’s raining men in a drenched round-up of the week’s theater headlines: The superstar combo of director Mike Nichols, Oscar-winner Philip Seymour Hoffman and Andrew Garfield…

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Palm Beach Dramaworks Names New Season With Albee & Friel by Bill Hirschman

Palm Beach Dramawork’s affinities for Edward Albee and Irish-themed plays are reflected in its upcoming 13th season for 2012-2013.

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St. John’s Announces Development Of A New Performing Arts School by Andrew L. Baughman by Andrew L. Baughman

St. John’s Episcopal School in Olney, MD, announces the development of a new Performing Arts “School-Within-A-School” program for students in grades 5 through 8. A pilot program for th…

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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News: Foy, Miles & Troughton cast in Court's Love, Love, Love

Casting has been announced for the Royal Court’s forthcoming production of Mike Bartlett’s Love, Love, Love, which opens in the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs on 3 May 2012 (previews from 27…

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THEATER: Venus in Fur by Aaron Riccio

I first covered Venus in Fur over two years ago, back at CSC, with Wes Bentley opposite an already stunning Nina Arianda: I thought it was a sexually charged play that needed to wo…

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THEATER: The Maids by Aaron Riccio

Photo/Carol RoseggForget Venus in Fur; the real power play is to be found in Red Bull's revival of Jean Genet's savage 1947 drama, The Maids. Claire (Jeanine Serralles) and Solange…

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SUNSET BOULEVARD's Christopher Hampton to Write Lloyd Webber's Profumo Affair Musical? by BroadwayWorld

Andrew Lloyd Webber is developing a musical about the Stephen Ward, the man who introduced call girl Christine Keeler to war secretary John Profumo. The resulting Profumo Affair scandal bega…

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STAGE TUBE: NEWSIES' First Night on Broadway! by Stage Tube

NEWSIES, opens for previews last night at Broadways Nederlander Theatre 208 W 41st St for a strictly limited 101 performance run following its critically-hailed stint at Paper Mill Playhouse…

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Things We Love: Alice in WaterLand by Tony

Looking Glass by underwater photographer Elena Kalis. Part of the series Alice in WaterLand. Check out the entire awesome series here Find out more about Kalis and see more of her works her…

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Pic of the Week: March 15, 2012 by Tony

RubyYo! at The Ceyx Series, February 6, 2012 Photo by Rafael Franco Tags: Pic of the Week

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Ticket giveaway: Leap of Faith by Jesse North

Stage Rush’s favorite leading man is returning to Broadway this spring in the new musical Leap of Faith! Yes, the man who showed us that Christmas could be both sexy and depressing at …

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The No. 1 Reason To See: Death of a Salesman by Jesse North

Do you remember when your parents told you that life is full of disappointment? Well apparently, that was a lesson never taught in the Loman household. Philip Seymour Hoffman stars as Willy …

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The REP to honor local vets with WWI Drama Journey’s End

This international multi-award winning production of R.C. Sherriff’s masterpiece JOURNEY’S END is a must see. Based on the author’s own experience in the trenches, this gripping tale a…

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Press Agent Irene Gandy Holds Her Own On The Broadway Stage

Theater personality and PR vet Irene Gandy is the only theatrical press agent who can upstage her actors on opening night. She's been celebrated by multiple organizations for her work on Bro…

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Review: Death of a Salesman by Frank Scheck

Whenever there’s a new revival of Death of a Salesman people marvel at the fact that it seems so newly relevant. But it’s not that society is changing but rather that Arthur Mill…

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Internet stalking The Light in the Piazza’s Kelli Harrington by Bob Bullen

Do you have your tickets to Theo Ubique’s The Light in the Piazza? No? Well, you should, because it’s remarkable. In fact, Chris Jones gave it an out-and-out rave and said that K…

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Why Does It Matter That Paul Taylor Dance Company is at Lincoln Center? by Charles Reinhart

From now through April 1st, the Paul Taylor Dance Company is performing at Lincoln Center’s Koch Theater. Now that doesn’t sound so extraordinary, does it? But this is the first …

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‘Best Musical!’ turns weary Wednesday nights into lyrical lunacy by Bob Bullen

What do you get when you take five singer/comedians, one pianist, a top hat filled with fictional song titles and shove them on a stage? You get BEST MUSICAL! A Completely Improvised Musical…

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It Might Be Time to Retire by Rebecca Coleman

I feel like my world has been in free fall since last Friday. You see, last Friday, The Vancouver Playhouse announced that it was closing up shop. Done. Kaput. Just like that–the secon…

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Tony speeches we may never hear again

Acceptance speeches made by Tony Award Lifetime Achievement winners are not available on DVD or online.

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The Best of Theater Talk: Critic JOHN HEILPERN on Playwright JOHN OSBORNE by Theater Talk

on CUNY TV: Sat., March 17th at 8:30 PM Sun., March 18th at 12:30 PM and Mon., March 19th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM Critic and columnist John Heilpern (Vanity Fair) discusses th…

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SIR TIM RICE by Theater Talk

on Thirteen: Fri., March 23rd at 1:00 AM on CUNY TV: Sat., March 24th at 8:30 PM Sun., March 25th at 12:30 PM and Mon., March 26th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM Our favorite knight, …

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No Title by Theater Talk

We are preempted on Thirteen by the PBS Spring Pledge Drive. We will return to the station Friday, March 23rd. Meanwhile, you can watch us online or on our other member stations in New York:…

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The Pitchfork Disney by John Morrison

I was a bit mystified by this play when I saw a student production a few years ago but I'm glad I jumped out of my theatrical comfort zone to see this new version of it at the Arcola. Philip…

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Seize the Day: Disney’s Newsies Begins Broadway Run by Chris Luner

Open the gates and Seize the Day! The day has finally arrived which many have waited for now for either the past few months or the past 2 decades. The hit Disney movie musical Newsies, brou…

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"Tulpa" needs a set designer! by RVCBard

VISIONARY SET DESIGNER NEEDED for TULPA, OR ANNE&MEWritten by Shawn C. Harris, directed by Aaron D. PrattLast year, TULPA, OR ANNE&ME made its debut at the Planet Connections Theatre…

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NY1 Theater Review: "Death Of A Salesman"

A revival of Arthur Miller's classic "Death Of A Salesman" debuted on Broadway Thursday night, with Philip Seymour Hoffman taking on the role of Willy Loman in a production helmed …

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Awesome Person Thursday: Doug Shapiro and the F.O.D.'s by Michael Roderick

This week's A.P.T. is dedicated to Doug Shapiro and the F.O.D.'s I'll let Doug tell you more below. A while back, I decided to reach out to the people I identified as connectors and we creat…

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Kimberly Akimbo: Malibu Stage Company by Sarah Taylor Ellis

Kimberly Akimbo: Review for LA Weekly After music directing a production of Xanadu for Act III Theatre Ensemble this winter, I am back to writing and reviewing! I am thrilled to be the new…

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Rapunzel by Susan Galbraith

There is something mesmerizing about hand puppets for young audiences.  The real world is shrunk, made manageable, and essentially emptied out of grown ups. These puppets’ soft, squidgy f…

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Feature: Days of Their Lives by Zachary Stewart

TheaterMania reviews Sheryl Lee Ralph's Redefining Diva; Ian Donaldson's Ben Johnson: A Life; and Patty Farmer's The Persian Room Presents: An Oral History of New York's Most Magical Night S…

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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News: Tim Rice to be honoured with Special Award at Oliviers

Tim Rice will be honoured for his contribution musical theatre at this year's Olivier Awards, which are announced on Sunday 15 April 2012. The Olivier Awards are the culmination of the thea…

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Prestigious Siminovitch theatre prize coming to an end by James Adams

No reason given for dismantling of $100,000 Siminovitch award that has honoured theatre professionals in a variety of disciplines

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Tim Rice to receive special Olivier award by Matthew Hemley

Lyricist Tim Rice is to be honoured for his outstanding contribution to musical theatre at this year's Olivier Awards.

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Blair Underwood Talks Streetcar named Desire by TheaterMania

Blair Underwood Talks Streetcar named Desire Blair Underwood talks with TheaterMania.com about the new Broadway production of Streetcar Named Desire. From: theatermania Views: 14 0 rat…

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Noises off: Should theatre be faithful to texts? And who's the nicest critic? by Matt Trueman

What's more important – fidelity to the raw material or interpretation for modern audiences? Plus: which critics are the most generous?"Is it interesting? Does it tell us something about S…

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Scottish National Theatre to tackle 'crisis in newspaper journalism' by Mark Brown

Around 60 hours of interviews being gathered for use in production called Enquirer, looking at past, present and future of papersThe National Theatre of Scotland is to stage an investigation…

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Disney's NEWSIES on Broadway - First Performance by Disney on Broadway

Disney's NEWSIES on Broadway - First Performance The Newsies react to being in front of a Broadway audience for the very first time -- and the WORLD WILL KNOW! Visit http://www.newsies…

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Kids' Night on Broadway® pre-theatre part at Madame Tussauds with Nick Jonas by The Broadway League

Kids' Night on Broadway® pre-theatre part at Madame Tussauds with Nick Jonas Kids' were able to celebrate Kids' Night on Broadway® with a pre-theatre party at Madame Tus…

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Gossip: Kate Winslet eyes stage debut through Hare's Skylight?

Kate Winslet is gearing up to make her long-awaited stage debut, ten years after the Oscar-winning actress came top of a Whatsonstage.com poll asking which screen stars readers would most li…

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News: Tim Rice to be honoured with Special Olivier

Tim Rice will be honoured for his contribution musical theatre at this year's Olivier Awards, which are announced on Sunday 15 April 2012. The Olivier Awards are the culmination of the thea…

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Friday Roundup: WRONG, sir. WRONG! by Don Hall

H/T to David Fink via Facebook********Quote of the WeekWe say we want a revolution... Of course, what we say doesn't matter so much. What we do is what matters, and we have far more inf…

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NTS to stage investigation into UK journalism by Thom Dibdin

The National Theatre of Scotland is teaming up with the London Review of Books to create Enquirer, a new play which is a response to the crisis in newspaper journalism in the UK

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Spring Groove

"Call Me Adam" chats with singer/songwriter/performer Spring Groove about her new Off-Broadway show "Spring Alive," produced by One Healing Arts Company, at Dixon Place in NYC through March …

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PAGE SIX: Spideys united

Who said superheroes don’t have sensitive sides? When Andrew Garfield arrived backstage for the opening of “Death of a Salesman” last night, one bouquet of flowers waiting for him was …

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Broadway review: 'Death of a Salesman'

Willy Loman, as a character, has achieved a status something like Hamlet's - if you can play the patriarch of what is now a great American classic, Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, then …

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Stephen Sondheim: our greatest composer? by Tom Service

No one today has better mastered the art-form of marrying words and drama to music, and keeping that essentially operatic ideal alive in a broader public consciousnessYes, yes, there's a lot…

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Theater review: Red Bull revives ‘The Maids’   by Joe Dziemianowicz

In Jesse Berger’s canny staging of Jean Genet’s “The Maids,” the domestics don’t do windows. The audience does — at least in a way. Seated on four sides of an enclosed b…

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Teresa’s Ecstasy or How I Became a Lesbian by Suzanna Bowling

Teresa’s Ecstasy or How I Became a Lesbian: Begonya Plaza’s Teresa’s Ecstasy lacks in so many areas, when reading who was in the play trying to find out where it went wrong.

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EBay to launch online secondary ticketing site StubHub in the UK by Mark Sweney

StubHub, which connects buyers and sellers, will take on Seatwave and Viagogo – the subject of a C4 documentaryEBay is set to shake-up the controversial secondary ticketing market with the…

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Sitting Down With a Broadway Superstar

Paul Nolan, the 33-year-old Canadian actor currently playing Jesus in the new Broadway production of "Jesus Christ Superstar," almost gave up the profession to work as a firefighter.

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Ladies: Ms. Broadway: March 2012: Cristin Milioti by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE IN ROUND SEVEN OF "HOT/HOTTER"  AND ENTER TODAY TO WIN TICKETS FOR JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR ALL THREE ARE TO …

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Theater review: Boulder's Dinner Theatre's "Drowsy Chaperone" leaves you wide-eyed and yearning for more by John Moore

Last week's arrival of the rocking "American Idiot" was a reminder that modern Broadway musicals are wanting to get edgier and more relevant to attract younger audiences. You know, the kind…

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A Room with a View Preview by The Old Globe

A Room with a View Preview The Old Globe presents the World Premiere of A Room with a View, a new musical based on the novel by E.M. Forster with book by Marc Acito, music and lyrics by Jef…

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Translating Novels To The Theater - Is It Worth It?

The New York Times 03/15/12

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Matilda The Musical Dominates Olivier Award Nominations

The Guardian (UK) 03/15/12

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Q&A: Bach Society takes on monumental St. Matthew Passion

J.S. Bach's St. Matthew Passion, which takes its text from the gospel of the same name, is a masterpiece in the worlds of both music and spirituality.

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American Idiot

Legit Reviews||Regional: The touring "American Idiot" kicks ass in every sense.

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Friday, March 16, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Tony Winner Betty Buckley Brings Her "Sweeney Todd" to NYC March 16; Boston Concert Follows March 17 by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, who recently thrilled the Broadway Backwards audience with her medley of Sweeney Todd tunes, offers concerts in Manhattan and Boston March 16 and 17, respect…

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DIVA TALK: Chatting With Jesus Christ Superstar's Mary Magdalene, Chilina Kennedy by Andrew Gans

News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

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George Morfogen and Jim Stanek Step Into Freud's Consulting Room in NYC Starting March 16 by Kenneth Jones

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

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The Show Goes On, With Tom Jones, Graham Rowat, Stephanie Umoh, Susan Watson, Begins March 16 by Andrew Gans

The Show Goes On, the first musical in the York Theatre Company's Musicals in Mufti: The Tom Jones Festival, begins its weekend of performances March 16.

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Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Lucky Duck Makes New York Debut March 16 by Adam Hetrick

The New York premiere of Lucky Duck, the new "Ugly Duckling"-inspired musical from Tony Award nominees Henry Krieger and Bill Russell, unfurls its wings March 16 at the New Victory…

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Very Potter Musical Troupe's New Parody, Holy Musical B@man!, Starts March 16 in Chicago by Kenneth Jones

Team StarKid, the company behind the popular internet musical parody A Very Potter Musical, unveils its new spoof — the comic-book-inspired Holy Musical B@man! — March 16 wi…

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McCarter Theatre Center's Travesties, Directed by Tony Nominee Sam Buntrock, Opens March 16 by Andrew Gans

Sam Buntrock, who gained notoriety for the acclaimed revival of Sunday in the Park with George, for which he received Tony, Olivier and Drama Desk Award nominations for Best Director, d…

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That Beautiful Laugh, With Alan Tudyk, Arrives at La MaMa March 16 by Adam Hetrick

The New York premiere of Orlando Pabotoy's That Beautiful Laugh, featuring "Suburgatory" TV star Alan Tudyk, debuts at La MaMa March 16.

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Musical ‘Eternity’ by Michael Riedel

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber have been in town to inspect their revivals of “Evita” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Lloyd Webber had to postpone his visit to “Evita” this week …

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Attention must be paid to age by Elisabeth Vincentelli

An interesting case, that Willy Loman. Cynics would say the title character of Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” is one of the biggest losers to ever grace the stage — yet actors…

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Old ‘Maids’ roused to action, fantasy and just desserts by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Violence, fantasy, jealousy, dominance and submission, death — Jean Genet’s play “The Maids” has it all! Two sisters working as servants for a rich woman engage in elaborate role-pl…

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Mira J Spektor by League of Professional Theatre Women

Composer, Lyricist, Poet New York, New York USA Where do you look for inspiration? It comes unannounced! What’s your favorite book / movie / line from a play / pop culture guilty pleasure …

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Paul Giamatti to Play Hamlet in Yale Production

The Yale alumnus is going back to campus.

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