Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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A new season sprouts at Mustard Seed

In 2006, the first Kevin Kline Awards were handed out. One for best actress went to Nancy Lewis for her performance as Maw in "Going To See the Elephant," a drama about frontierswomen in the…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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IDOL WATCH: The Top 10 Perform With New Looks! by Kelsey Denette

Tonight the remaining ten AMERICAN IDOL hopefuls tackled the songs of Billy Joel. From Tommy Hilfiger coaching the contestants on their style to Diddy guest coaching on vocals, it was an exc…

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Review: HIM by Brian Scott Lipton

Clifford Streit's brief play about a homosexual film star is provocative and often clever.

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Review: No Place to Go by Andy Propst

Ethan Lipton's solo musical piece about a man considering moving to Mars is overlong and often unsatisfying.

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Review: My Occasion of Sin by Andy Buck

Monica Bauer's overstuffed play feels like more of a first draft, full of intriguing ideas.

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Review: The Big Meal by Andy Propst

Dan LeFranc's often touching play spans the lives of four generations in just under 90 minutes.

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Theater Review: ‘The Big Meal,’ by Dan LeFranc, at Playwrights Horizons by Charles Isherwood

In Dan LeFranc’s play “The Big Meal” actors take turns portraying the members of a growing family across decades of life.

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Theater Review: Ethan Lipton in ‘No Place to Go’ at Joe’s Pub by Ben Brantley

Ethan Lipton recreates the anxieties and epiphanies of an unemployed worker in his new show, “No Place to Go,” at Joe’s Pub at the Public Theater.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Smash - Episode 7 - The Workshop - Luan Legacy Recap by DanceOn

Smash - Episode 7 - The Workshop - Luan Legacy Recap In the seventh episode of NBC's Smash, the musical is performed in front of potential investors, and Ivy's confidence is weakene…

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Nice Work If You Can Get It - Broadway Musical - Cast and Director/Choreographer's Advice by DanceOn

The new musical comedy Nice Work if You Can Get It starring Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara begins previews on Broadway March 29, 2012 and officially opens on April 24, 2012. Kelli O'Hara…

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Dance Moms - Season 2 Episode 11 - Melissa Pleads The Fifth - Todrick Hall & Scott Hoying Recap by DanceOn

Dance Moms - Season 2 Episode 11 - Melissa Pleads The Fifth - Todrick Hall & Scott Hoying Recap Dance Moms Season 2, Episode 11 - "Melissa Pleads the 5th" In this FYI recap,…

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Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2012 - KCA Nominees Performances and Predictions by DanceOn

Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2012 - KCA Nominees Performances and Predictions The 2012 Kids' Choice Awards on Nickelodeon, hosted by Will Smith and with a performance by Katy Per…

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I Know You (from A Room with a View) by The Old Globe

I Know You (from A Room with a View) Kyle Harris performs "I Know You" from A Room with a View (with Ephie Aardema and Karen Ziemba). The Old Globe presents the World Premiere of…

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Ulu Grosbard, Director of The Subject Was Roses and The Price, Dead at 83 by Robert Simonson

Ulu Grosbard, a Belgian-born American stage director who brought a naturalistic touch, intelligence, a low profile and unending patience to premieres by Frank D. Gilroy, David Mamet and Arth…

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Gotta Dance: Paloma Garcia-Lee of "Phantom of the Opera" by Broadway.com

Gotta Dance: Paloma Garcia-Lee of "Phantom of the Opera" This week, Broadway.com's Gotta Dance! series showcases Paloma Garcia-Lee, a graceful ballerina in The Phantom of the …

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American Ballet Theatre dancer happily moonlights with the Bolshoi

HEDY WEISS: David Hallberg, who performs “Giselle” in Chicago this weekend, commutes between New York and Moscow.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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'Tea' has gone a bit cold; 'Hansel' seems lost by Kerry Reid

KERRY REID reviews "Tea and Sympathy" by the Artistic Home at Stage 773 ★★½ and "Hansel und Gretel" at the Building Stage ★★ "Tea and Sympathy"

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'Freud's Last Session': The doctor is in at the Mercury

Long after that old devil Max McLean had left town, the sign for his hit show "The Screwtape Letters" remained affixed to the marquee of the Mercury Theater on Chicago's North Side. If you w…

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Musicals include 'Breaking Up,' 'Pippin' by Kerry Reid

"Pippin": It's been a Season of Schwartz — Stephen, that is. The composer of "Wicked" has had local productions in the last several months at Northlight ("Snapshots"), Circle Theatre (…

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About a mile beyond 'Where the Sidewalk Ends' by Doug George, Chicago Tribune Reporter

There's a new show in town and perhaps it's for you,

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THEATER OPENINGS

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TT: Temporarily elsewhere

I'm flying out to Smalltown, U.S.A., to see my mother, who is feeling poorly. I expect to be back on...

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TT: Almanac

"No brilliance is needed in the law. Nothing but common sense, and relatively clean fingernails." John Mortimer, A Voyage Round...

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THE BIG MEAL - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

Can a play be both wonderfully ambitious and not ambitious at all?

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NY Review: 'My Occasion of Sin' by David Sheward

"My Occasion of Sin," Monica Bauer's drama of strained race relations in 1960s Omaha, at Urban Stages, suffers from a bad case of split personality.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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BECOMING ‘FELA!’ — The Afrobeat musical that surprised Broadway

So who was Fela Anikulapo Kuti? And what was it about this hugely charismatic, politically-charged Nigerian instrumentalist, composer and singer-songwriter — the man credited with devising…

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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR's Josh Young Sidelined from Press Shows Due to Illness by BroadwayWorld

A statement from Young's rep reveals that It was extremely unfortunate timing that Josh became sick over the past week. He has been with JCS since its inception in Canada and was saddened th…

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FREEZE FRAME: ANYTHING GOES Celebrates 400th Show! by Walter McBride

Roundabout Theatre Company's Anything Goes recently celebrated its 400th performance. Check out the photo with cast members Joel Grey and Stephanie J. Block below

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Mac Wellman: Pushing Boundaries by Hayley Finn by HowlRound

I think it’s very social. If you embrace it, it will take you out of your selfishness.—Mac Wellman on theater When I had just left college and moved back to New York, I had the great for…

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NY Review: 'No Place to Go' by Suzy Evans

Ethan Lipton’s “No Place to Go,” at the Public Theater’s Joe’s Pub, captures the artist’s complaint, but the whining gets tiresome after a while.

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Review: Beyond the Horizon (Eclipse Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Purlitzer Prize-winning *Beyond the Horizon* is one of Eugene O'Neill's lesser performed pieces due script challenges, but Eclipse Theatre has taken this play off the shelf and onto the stag…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Elevator Repair Service's Gatz Extended an Additional Week at The Public Theater by Adam Hetrick

The Public Theater has announced a one-week extension of Elevator Repair Service's critically-acclaimed, six-hour staging of Gatz, which began its Off-Broadway return engagement March 14.

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Judas Kiss: Illness Sidelines Jesus Christ Superstar's Josh Young Prior to Opening Night by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar, Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock musical about the rise of the religious icon, is soldiering on without its betrayer. Actor Josh Yo…

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Freud-Lewis dialogue is compelling theater

In the final analysis, pretty much everyone can identify the man in the stereotype: Round spectacles, neatly trimmed beard, cigar at the ready and a voice with a German accent making probing…

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The Guide — Theater Listings 03.23.12

OPENING BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO. Neil Sedaka’s chart-topping music takes center stage in this nostalgic musical. Directed by Kevin Bellie. Previews March 29-April 6. Opens April 7. Fri-S…

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Woolly Mammoth Theatre sticks by Mike Daisey amid documentary controversy by Peter Marks

The apologetic phone call from Mike Daisey was a painful one, says Woolly Mammoth Theatre’s artistic director, Howard Shalwitz. It came the day before the shattering news was made public, …

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Sweeney Todd

Legit Reviews||Abroad: "Sweeney Todd" is subtitled "A Musical Thriller" -- which perfectly describes Jonathan Kent's electrifying new production.

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

The Broadway production of "The Heiress" has found its father figure -- David Strathairn. Producers announced Thursday that the Emmy Award winner will star in the play opposite Jessica Chast…

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Reimagined ‘Les Miserables’ triumphs by Terry Byrne

The 25th-anniversary production of “Les Miserables,’’ now playing at the Opera House, qualifies as a truly extraordinary theatrical experience when high-tech wizardry blend…

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Bourne's swans: muscular, menacing, and now in 3-D by Jocelyn Noveck, Ap National Writer

If you've ever seen choreographer Matthew Bourne's version of "Swan Lake," you already know that his birds aren't the usual delicate, fluttery ballet swans.

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A deeply relevant 'Death of a Salesman' emerges by Mark Kennedy

Whenever an old warhorse of a play like "Death of a Salesman" is trotted out again onto a Broadway stage, its backers are quick to explain its relevance. It's hard to argue this time.

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Linda Lavin to lead 'Prince of Broadway' cast by Mark Kennedy

Linda Lavin knows what she'll be doing after she takes "The Lyons" to Broadway -- another Broadway show.

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Artist hits back at critics after Apple firestorm by Mark Kennedy

A performer says he's not slinking away after he was forced to admit that he made up parts of his one-man show that looked at working conditions in Chinese factories where iPads and iPhones …

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Surviving cancer, singing at Radio City Music Hall by Mark Kennedy

In a packed rehearsal room a few floors above the massive stage at Radio City Music Hall, 13-year-old Alyssa Casson walked to a spot in front of a panel of judges and paused, preparing to si…

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More free 'Mormon'

Legit News: Second fan performance set for hit musical

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BWW TV: Inside PRISCILLA's 1 Year Anniversary Performance! by BroadwayWorld TV

Last night, March 20, Priscilla Queen of the Desert celebrated the musical's landmark one year anniversary at the Palace Theatre. Following the celebratory performance, Priscilla's half mill…

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BWW TV: Complete Look at Encores! PIPE DREAM in Rehearsal by BroadwayWorld TV

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Pipe Dream, the second Encores production of the 2011-12 season, is now in rehearsal and will run from March 28 - April 1 at New York City Center. Pipe Dream is bei…

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First Look at Portraits of Laura Osnes, Will Chase & the Cast of Pipe Dream at Encores! by Broadway.com

Leave it to Encores! to attract Broadway’s best talent to their productions of seldom-seen musicals: For Pipe Dream, a 1955 tuner from Rodgers & Hammerstein, the grade-A cast inclu…

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One Man, Two Guvnors Star James Corden Shows off His Dapper Side in Vogue by Broadway.com

Before he arrives at Broadway's Music Box Theatre to reprise his starring role in British smash hit One Man, Two Guvnors beginning April 6, James Corden spruced himself up on the pa…

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Jeremy Kushnier Steps Up as Judas for Critics' Performances of Jesus Christ Superstar by Broadway.com

As Jesus Christ Superstar readies for it March 22 opening night, understudy Jeremy Kushnier has stepped into the pivotal role of Judas Iscariot for press preview performances on March 20 and…

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Stephanie J. Block and the Cast of Anything Goes Celebrate the Show's 400th Voyage by Broadway.com

It was smooth sailing for the Broadway cast of Anything Goes on March 21, when Stephanie J. Block and the company celebrated the show's 400th performance at the Stephen Sondheim The…

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Theater Review: ‘Swell,’ Based on Juliacks’s Work, at Living Theater by Andy Webster

Adapted from a graphic novel by the comic artist Juliacks, “Swell” describes a college-age woman coping with the death of her sister.

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Week 6: the runthroughs by Michael Kahn

We have been running Strange Interlude this week. Our first run was last Wednesday, a week ago. We ran through it again on Thursday and another time this weekend. I am very happy with the pr…

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VIDEO NEWS FLASH: Mikhail Baryshnikov, Cate Blanchett, Alan Cumming Set for Lincoln Center Festival by Brian Scott Lipton

Lincoln Center has announced the lineup for this year's Lincoln Center Festival, to run in various venues July 5-August 5. There will be a total of 72 performances by artists and ensemb…

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James Still, Gwendolyn Whiteside, Dennis Zacek Set for American Blues Theater's 2012-2013 Season by Andy Propst

American Blues Theater (ABT) has announced its 2012-2013 season, according to a report in The Chicago Tribune. James Still's Illegal Use of Hands will open the year for the company, ru…

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Ron Bohmer, Jeffrey Kuhn to Star in Pittsburgh Public Theater's Around the World in 80 Days by Bethany Rickwald

Pittsburgh Public Theater is set to present Mark Brown's Around the World in 80 Days, April 12-May 13 at the O'Reilly Theater. Marcia Milgrom Dodge will direct. Based on the stor…

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Patrick Stewart to Host Peabody Awards by Dan Bacalzo

Stage and screen star Patrick Stewart will host the Peabody Awards ceremony, to take place at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City on Monday, May 21. The Peabody recognizes excellence…

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Arabian, Mandell and Armstrong Wait for Godot by Larry Pontius

Director Michael Arabian, veteran Beckett specialist Alan Mandell and Land of the Tigers' Hugo Armstrong are among those waiting for Godot at the Mark Taper Forum. Armstrong is playing Mande…

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The Vault: Broadway's Original Carrie Team Talks Fact and Fiction Of the Famous '80s Flop, Part I

In 1988, a girl with telekinetic powers caused a ruckus at the prom and on Broadway, when the pop musical Carrie arrived on Broadway in a high-profile production that lasted only 21 …

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Go behind-the-scenes at JERSEY BOYS with E! News by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Go behind-the-scenes with E! News to see the cast and crew of the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Broadway musical JERSEY BOYS as they get ready for the show to begin. JERSEY BOYS o…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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NY Review: 'The Big Meal' by Erik Haagensen

With “The Big Meal,” at Playwrights Horizons, Dan LeFranc has written the kind of play that every critic hopes to encounter whenever a curtain rises. Go.

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NY Review: 'Li’l Abner (in Concert)' by Lisa Jo Sagolla

This concert revival of “Li’l Abner” highlights the wit of the Panama-Frank book and Johnny Mercer’s lyrics and the appeal of Gene de Paul’s swinging score.

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Matilda - The Musical by Robert Walport

Much like "Legally Blonde", "Matilda" is a musical I know and love and this will be more of a reiteration than a review. If you haven't seen it already, what on earth have you been doing?A f…

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David Cromer-Directed Off-Broadway Hit Tribes Extends to September by Adam Hetrick

The Off-Broadway production of Nina Raine's Olivier Award-nominated drama Tribes, which opened to critical raves March 4 at the Barrow Street Theatre, has extended its run through Sept. …

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Constantine Maroulis Joins Miscast Gala at the Hammerstein Ballroom by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis is the latest Broadway talent to join MCC Theater's March 26 Miscast gala at The Hammerstein Ballroom.

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Book of Mormon Chicago | Bank of America Theatre by Admin

The Tony Award winning musical ‘Book of Mormon’ returns to Chicago for an extensive run from December 11, 2012 to March 3, 2013 at the Bank of America Theatre. After its huge Broadway tu…

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Memphis Detroit | Fisher Theatre by Admin

‘Memphis’, the Tony Award winner for Best Musical in 2010, travels up north to Detroit in April 2013, playing for two straight weeks at the Fisher Theatre, from the 9th to the 21st. Pump…

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Catch Me If You Can Detroit | Fisher Theatre by Admin

‘Catch Me If You Can’ blazes its way to Detroit for a two-week stopover at the Fisher Theatre from May 7 to 19, 2013. This musical adaptation of Steven Spielberg’s 2002 critically accl…

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Druid back to New York

Legit News: Lincoln Center Festival sets slate

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The Afternoon Report, Wednesday, March 21, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter – http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more infor…

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Photo Flash: NOW.HERE.THIS.- Production Shots! by BroadwayWorld

NOW.HERE.THIS., which last year received a Developmental Lab Production at The Vineyard - is currently in previews, prior to an official press opening of March 28 at the Vineyard Theatre. Br…

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STAGE TUBE: Inside Opening Night of AMERICAN IDIOT in LA! by Stage Tube

The national tour of Green Day's American Idiot just opened in Los Angeles on March 14 at the Ahmanson Theatre. Original Broadway cast member Van Hughes stars as Johnny, a role in which he c…

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Once Stars Steve Kazee & Cristin Milioti Talk Showmances and ‘Terrible’ Cover Bands in Time Out New York by Broadway.com

Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti spends their evenings in an onstage Irish pub as the stars of Once, the Dublin-set musical romance that just opened on Broadway. So life was imitating art for…

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Sing-Along Screenings of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, Starring Donny Osmond, Postponed by Broadway.com

The March 26 and April 4 sing-along movie screenings of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, starring Donny Osmond, have been postponed. Ac…

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Tribes, Starring Mare Winningham, Extends Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Nina Raine’s Tribes has extended at off-Broadway’s Barrow Street Theatre. Starring Mare Winningham and Russell Harvard, Tribes was originally scheduled to run through June 2…

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Watch Laura Osnes, Will Chase, Leslie Uggams & Tom Wopat in Rehearsal for Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Pipe Dream at Encores! by Broadway.com

Despite being nominated for nine Tony Awards, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Pipe Dream has not been performed in New York since its 1955 premiere. This rarely seen tuner, based on John S…

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Watch American Idiot’s Tony Vincent Dish About Rocking Out on The Voice with Rolling Stone by Broadway.com

Tony Vincent may best be known on The Great White Way for his roles in American Idiot, Rent and Jesus Christ Superstar, but the stage vet is now bringing his killer vocals to the masses as a…

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Latest theatre review for LA Weekly – “If We Are Women” by Pauline Adamek

Hello dear readers! This week’s theatre review for the LA Weekly is for If We Are Women, written by Canadian playwright Joanna McClelland Glass in 1993, now playing at The Lonny Chapma…

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Off-Broadway's Tribes Extends Through September 2 by Andy Propst

Nina Raine's Tribes, playing at the Barrow Street Theatre, has extended. The production, directed by David Cromer, will now play through September 2. The play centers on a deaf man bo…

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A Critical Lunch with the Subject in Attendance – SONDHEIM! by Whitneyu

On March 9, 2012 a group of “prickly, opinionated writers on the arts” gathered for lunch at the Menier Chocolate Factory in Southwark, United Kingdom. These giants of artistic criticism…

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Circle X Gets Naked Before God by Amy Tofte

Circle X rolls out the first result of its new in-house play development model with Leo Geter's Naked Before God, a comedy that touches on porn, penance and politics. Artistic director Tim W…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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ArtsBeat: Three-Play Cycle by Tom Murphy Among Highlights of Lincoln Center Festival by Daniel J. Wakin

The Lincoln Center Festival will also offer a production of "Uncle Vanya" with Cate Blanchett, and will celebrate the music of Curtis Mayfield.

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Theater Review: ‘Lifeline’ by Frank Tangredi at the Abingdon Theater by Catherine Rampell

“Lifeline,” at the Abingdon Theater, focuses on a friendly landlord and his creepy new tenant.

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American Blues Theater announces 2012-2013 season

The title of the long-lived company — American Blues Theater (ABT) — says it all. This is an ensemble that works directly in the American grain, as its lineup for the 2012-2013 season un…

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American Ballet Theatre’s David Hallberg happily moonlights with the Bolshoi

Talk about long commutes. For the past year, David Hallberg, the princely-looking principal dancer of American Ballet Theatre — who will partner Natalia Osipova in the company’s producti…

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Raven Theatre delivers a worthy staging of ‘The Price’

The backdrop for “The Price,” Arthur Miller’s provocative, ever-timely play that is now receiving a first-rate production by Raven Theatre, is an attic apartment in a once grand, soon-…

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Joseph Medeiros and Ashley Blanchet Will Set Up Little Shop of Horrors at KC Rep by Adam Hetrick

Joseph Medeiros and Ashley Blanchet will star in the Kansas City Repertory Theatre production of Little Shop of Horrors, which will put down poisonous roots April 20.

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Victory Gardens' 2012-13 Season in Chicago Will Feature World Premieres of Failure and Chicago Is Burning by Michael Gioia

Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater, under the artistic direction of Chay Yew and executive direction of Jan Kallish, has announced the lineup for its 2012-13 season, which includes the wo…

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New Musical Pool Boy Will Have Workshop at Provincetown Playhouse; NYU's John Simpkins Will Direct by Michael Gioia

The NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development's Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions will present a workshop production of the new musical Pool Boy…

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PHOTO CALL: Michael Tucker Discusses "After Annie" at Barnes & Noble by Matthew Blank

Actor Michael Tucker was on hand at the Upper West Side Barnes & Noble March 19 to discuss his latest book and debut novel, "After Annie." Co-founder and Artistic Director of S…

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Sock it to me, baby by Thomas Garvey

Aimee Rose Ranger and Alejandro Simoes ponder their twin fates.  Photo: Chris McKenzieIn the past I've described Whistler in the Dark as the one company in town devoted to theatre for t…

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Dazzling moves from a gutsy choreographer by Paula Citron

Malgorzata Nowacka’s new work is a raw depiction of a psychological meltdown

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A new season at American Blues by Chris Jones

American Blues Theatre has announced an intruiguing new season.

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Photo Coverage: TimesTalks - A Conversation with MAD MEN by Walter McBride

For 13 years, TimesTalks events have been evoking intelligent and entertaining conversations among some of the world's most engaging speakers. Yesterday's talk featured the cast of AMC's bre…

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JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Sing-A-Long Postponed; Donny Osmond on Vocal Rest by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has just learned that NCM Fathom Events has postponed the Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat events on Monday, March 26 and Wednesday, April 4. Donny Osmond has been …

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MAMMA MIA!'s Andrew Chappelle Crowned Winner at BROADWAY BEAUTY PAGEANT by BroadwayWorld

Andrew Chappelle, Mr. Mamma Mia, was crowned as winner of the sold out, sixth annual Broadway Beauty Pageant held Monday evening at Symphony Space. The event raised 75,000 to benefit the Ali…

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The new Somali-American bards

Tapping into their roots from the "land of poets," Somali-American youths are embracing the art and finding their voice.

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Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Screenings With Donny Osmond Have Been Cancelled by Brian Scott Lipton

Screenings of the sing-along film version of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, set for Monday, March 26 and Wednesday, April 4, have been …

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway's Times Square Theater Will Be Renovated for Broadway Sensation Film Show by Kenneth Jones

The Times Square Theater, the last of the dormant legit theatres between Seventh and Eighth Avenues on West 42nd Street in the Broadway theatre district, will be renovated to house a starry,…

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Theatre Critic Adam Feldman Will Host Panel Discussion on Mike Daisey's Questioned Steve Jobs Monologue by Michael Gioia

Following the news that monologist Mike Daisey fabricated details in the acclaimed The Agony and Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, Time Out New York theatre critic Adam Feldman will host a panel discus…

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PHOTO CALL: Meet the Cast of Encores! Pipe Dream, With Laura Osnes and Will Chase by Matthew Blank

The New York City Center Encores! production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Pipe Dream,, starring Leslie Uggams, Will Chase and Laura Osnes, will play March 28-April 1.

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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Encores! PIPE DREAM by BroadwayWorld

Rodgers and Hammerstein's Pipe Dream, the second Encores production of the 2011-12 season, will run March 28 - April 1 at City Center, with Will Chase, Laura Osnes, Leslie Uggams, Stephen Wa…

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Theatrical Epic Gatz Extends a Final Time at the Public Theater by Broadway.com

Gatz, the marathon theater piece adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, has extended its return engagement at the Public Theater through May 13. Directed by John Collins …

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Anthony Rapp on His Rent Co-Star Adam Pascal's Star Turn in Memphis: 'He's Kind of a Goofball' by Josh Ferri

Anthony Rapp was one of many familiar faces who turned up to support Adam Pascal at Memphis’ 1,000th Broadway performance. After the curtain came down, Broadway.com asked Rapp what he …

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Broadway Vet Charles Edwards on Following Colin Firth in the West End Premiere of The King's Speech by Matt Wolf

It’s not easy following in the steps of an Oscar winner like Colin Firth, but the gifted Charles Edwards, who will take the stage beginning March 22 as stuttering monarch George VI in …

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Constantine Maroulis Signs On for MCC's Miscast 2012 Benefit Gala by Broadway.com

Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis will appear at MCC’s Miscast 2012 gala. MCC’s annual gala features actors performing songs from roles in which they would never be cast. T…

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Why’d You Pick This Play? by Nicole Stodard

My Fort Lauderdale-based theatre company, Thinking Cap Theatre, is currently midway through a four week run of the Florida premiere of Cleansed by Sarah Kane.  During post-show conversation…

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Backstage: Robe to light up the Chiefs by The Stage

The Kaiser Chiefs, said to be among the country's favourite live performers, are back on the road again with a characteristically boisterous set and with a four week, sold-out, UK tour just …

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Letter: Flee the nest by The Stage

My recollection of the TV series Robin's Nest is that the character played by David Kelly (obits, March 15) was named Enda, not Arnold.

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Backstage: Warehouse expansion for CSE by The Stage

West London lighting and visuals rental company, Colour Sound Experiment, has significantly expanded its warehouse facility by handily acquiring the building right next door and, having now …

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Backstage: Contemporary dance solutions by The Stage

Colchester-based Illuminate Design has helped one of Britain's flagship dance theatre companies move to a new creation and rehearsal space in Ashford, Kent.

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A theatrical production line by Mark Shenton

Most commercial theatre producers conceive, develop and capitalise each show they work on afresh, starting from a blank slate. They may, of course, have favoured elements in place — a dire…

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Backstage: Funktion's new web presence by The Stage

Funktion One has announced the launch of its new website, having undergone a complete redesign with an improved graphical interface including an extensive photo gallery and other new feature…

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Mr. Mamma Mia! Crowned at Broadway Beauty Pageant by Loganne

Andrew Chappelle, also known as Mr. Mamma Mia!, took home the prize at this year’s Broadway Beauty Pageant. The event raised an unprecedented $75,000 for the Ali Forney Center, which provi…

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Notes on three Canadian theatre scandals by Robert Cushman

Three shocks have hit the Canadian theatre recently. There was the closure of the Vancouver Playhouse; the announcement that the $100,000 Siminovitch Prize will be awarded for the last time;…

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Winter Wrap Up by Mondschein

Ok, it's been entirely too long since my last post.  Though silent, I've seen the following: Wit, presented by Manhattan Theatre Club at Friedman Theatre, January 17, 2012 - Cynthia Nixon…

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Condoleezza Rice Makes the Case for Arts as Vital Part of Education by Murrey Jacobson

On Tuesday, Jeffrey Brown sat down with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein to discuss a new report examining the connections be…

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Condoleezza Rice Makes the Case for Arts as Vital Part of Education

EmbedVideo(2962, 482, 304);On Tuesday, Jeffrey Brown sat down with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and former New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein to discuss a new report e…

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N.J. Stage: 'Travesties' is an English major's delight by Peter Filichia

A former government official reminisces about performing in an Oscar Wilde play. That starts him waxing rhapsodic about his encounters with Nikolai Lenin, James Joyce and Tristan Tzara, fath…

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N.J. Stage notes: Third show this season for McGillin by Peter Filichia

Peter Filichia gives us the scoop on what's happening in the Garden State

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Gatz Extends Through May 13 at the Public Theater by Andy Propst

The Public Theater has extended Elevator Repair Service's Gatz through May 13. The production is directed by John Collins. In the show, piece, every word of F. Scott Fitzgerald's …

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Uzo Aduba, Nkrumah Gatling, Carrie Manolakos Set for Broadway Rhythm and Booze by Sarah Moore

The latest installment of Broadway Rhythm and Booze will take place at 9: 45pm on Monday, March 26 at Flute Bar (40 E. 20th Street). The show will feature Uzo Aduba, who is currently appea…

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James Godwin to Perform Lunatic Cunning at Dixon Place by Andy Propst

James Godwin will perform his semi-autobiographical show Lunatic Cunning at Dixon Place, April 6-21. In the piece, the puppetry and performance art pioneer blends experiences from his own…

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Cyndi Lauper To Star in Television Reality Series by Brian Scott Lipton

Singer and actress Cyndi Lauper will star in WE's new reality series, Cyndi, according to Deadline.com. The show is set to launch this summer and will have a 12-epsiode run. The series…

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Troy Katsur to Star in World Premiere of Stephen Sachs' Cyrano by Bethany Rickwald

The Fountain Theatre and Deaf West Theatre will present the world premiere of Stephen Sachs' Cyrano, April 20-June 10 at The Fountain Theatre. Simon Levy will direct the production.. …

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Andrew Ash, Frank Deal Set for Red Fern's March by Andy Propst

Red Fern Theatre Company has announced casting for Sharyn Rothstein's March, to run April 12-29 at The Theater at the 14th Street Y. Kel Haney will direct the production. The play cen…

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What I did on Spring Break

What better thing to do while on vacation than play with software between trips to the beach and downing MaiTais. The software in question is Studio Artist and it is a lot of fun. I spent so…

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‘The Wizard of Oz’ at Thomas Wootton High School by Jane Coyne by Jane Coyne

Lions, and tigers, and bears! Oh, my! Every arts organization in the country seems to be looking for the key to attracting multi-generational audiences to their performances. I would like to…

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How Do You Direct the End of Jesus Christ Superstar? by Mark Blankenship

How do you turn Biblical text into stage imagery? Des McAnuff explains it all for you, as the former La Jolla Playhouse artistic director brings his Stratford Shakespeare Festival revival of…

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Spotlight On...Gayle Rankin by Michael Block

Name: Gayle RankinHometown: Glasgow, Scotland Education: The Juilliard School Select Credits: The Illusion (Elicia /Lyse/Clarina, The Signature Theatre); The Seagull (Nina, Brian Mertes' Lak…

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Tom Wopat

"Call Me Adam" chats with television, film, and Tony Award nominee Tom Wopat about his upcoming concert at Queens Theatre on March 24, his new album "Consider It Swung," "The Dukes of Hazzar…

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World Premiere Two River "In This House" by Bob Rendell

Two River Theatre Company is in the midst of an extraordinary season in which it is not only providing exceptional work for its own audience, but is also nurturing and developing new works w…

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How Do You Promote Arts Blogs? (A Competition And A Rationale) by Douglas McLennan

How does somebody who wants to write about the arts get an audience? In the old days you found a small local publication to write for while you learned your craft, and graduated to bigger pu…

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Scenes from Waiting for Godot at the Mark Taper Forum by Center Theatre Group

Scenes from Waiting for Godot at the Mark Taper Forum Two of the most distinguished interpreters of Samuel Beckett's work are together for the first time in Waiting for Godot only at th…

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In ‘Stage Write’: An Interview With Stevenson University’s Chris Roberts by Teresa McCormick Ertel by Teresa McCormick Ertel

Teresa McCormick Ertel interviews Chris Roberts, head of Stevenson University’s Theater Department, about their growing program and tackling the powerful drama, Miss Evers’ Boys. Te…

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Lily Rabe and Richard Thomas Will Announce 2011-12 Outer Critics Circle Nominations by Michael Gioia

Tony Award nominee Lily Rabe (The Merchant of Venice, Seminar) and Outer Critics Circle nominee Richard Thomas (The Stendhal Syndrome, Race) will announce the 62nd annual Outer Critics Circl…

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PHOTO CALL: Marcia Gay Harden, Rex Smith, Raquel Houghton and More at Rock of Ages L.A. Opening by Matthew Blank

The 2009 Tony-nominated musical Rock of Ages returned to Los Angeles for a limited engagement at the Pantages Theatre March 20-25.

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The Book of Mormon Announces Second Free Fan Performance in June by Adam Hetrick

Producers of the Tony-winning hit The Book of Mormon have announced plans to offer a second free fan performance for the June 6 matinee at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre.

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Something for the Boys - A Staged Reading by Christopher Caggiano

What’s so special about Oklahoma!? Seventy years ago when Oklahoma! premiered on the New York stage, it singlehandedly changed musical theater forever. Well, I say “singlehandedly,” bu…

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Sweeney Todd, Adelphi, London by Lisa Martland

Adelphi, London: There could not be two more different musicals than Singin' in the Rain and Sweeney Todd but the current West End productions of these shows leave no doubt that Chiches…

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How's The World Treating You?, Union Theatre, London by Honour Bayes

Union Theatre, London: Written in 1966, Roger Milner's screwball comedy How's The World Treating You? makes an amiable comeback at the Union Theatre. It's an odd play but none…

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Stars in the Morning Sky, Belgrade Theatre, Coventry by Emily Boneham

Belgrade Theatre, Coventry: With the greatly anticipated London Olympics being the highlight of this coming summer, Stars in the Morning Sky exposes the darker secrets of such high profile e…

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Equus, Hull Truck, Hull by Will Ramsey

Hull Truck, Hull: There's something raw and frightening about London Classic Theatre's production. Read the full review

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Donna Lynne Champlin, Ryan Alexander, Erick Devine, et al. Set for York Theatre Company's ROADSIDE, HAROLD AND MAUDE by BroadwayWorld

York Theatre Company James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director, celebrating the legendary librettist and lyricist Tom Jones with Musicals in Mufti The Tom Jones Festival, has announced casti…

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BWW TV: Encores! PIPE DREAM in Rehearsal - Laura Osnes, Will Chase & More! by BroadwayWorld TV

Rodgers and Hammersteins Pipe Dream, the second Encores production of the 2011-12 season, is now in rehearsal and will run from March 28 April 1 at New York City Center. Pipe Dream is being…

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Public Theater Extends GATZ Through May 13 by BroadwayWorld

The Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced today that it would extend GATZ, the critically lauded theatrical adaptation ofF. Scott Fitz…

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Amanda Holden on Her SUPERSTAR Hosting Gig by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, actress Amanda Holden is set to host 'Superstar,' the new reality show in which Andrew Lloyd Webber will search for the character of Jesus in the JESUS …

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THE BOOK OF MORMON Offers Second Free Fan Performance in June by BroadwayWorld

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, will celebrate its first anniversary on Broadway on March 24. In celebration of the shows first year on Broadway, the …

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James Corden on the Comedy of ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS by BroadwayWorld

The National Theatre of Great Britain's acclaimed production of ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS begins previews on April 6 and the official opening is April 18, 2012 at the Music Box Theatre 239 West 4…

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Photo Flash: First Look - Grace Gummer Guest Stars on SMASH, 3/26 by BroadwayWorld

On the March 26th episode of the new NBC musical drama series SMASH entitled 'The Coup', the team deals with the aftermath of the workshop. Ivy Megan Hilty remains in the dark about her fate…

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Rosie O'Donnell In Negotiations To Join Broadway Cast Of 'Annie' by Naughty But Nice Rob

Rosie O’Donnell is wasting no time finding her next job now that her OWN Network talk show has been canned. I'm told the comedian is getting ready to return to Broadway, playing the iconic…

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A Story Through Customs by Will Kiley

(Generation Without Borders is an essay series created by TCG for the 50th Anniversary of World Theatre Day. Will Kiley’s essay is one of three winning student essays that will be pub…

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'Book of Mormon' offering another free performance by David Ng

"The Book of Mormon" will offer a free performance on June 6, with tickets distributed via a lottery system. Entries are accepted at the box office of the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in New York.

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Theatrical Epic Gatz Extends a Final Time at the Public Theatre by Broadway.com

Gatz, the marathon theater piece adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, has extended its return engagement at the Public Theatre through May 13. Directed by John Collins …

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L-I-V-E! Cass Morgan to Headline Harold & Maude Musical at York Theatre Company by Broadway.com

Cass Morgan will headline the concert staging of the musical adaptation of Harold and Maude at the York Theatre Company’s Musicals in Mufti: The Tom Jones Festival series. The mus…

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It’s showtime! The long dark Times Square Theatre on 42nd Street is finally getting a multimillion-dollar makeover by Steve Cuozzo

After standing vacant for 20-odd years, the historic Times Square Theatre at 217 W. 42nd St. will soon become Broadway 4D — a permanent musical attraction managed by a trio of accomplished…

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Promethean Theatre Closes with "The Unseen" by John Lariviere

The Promethean Theatre presents the play The Unseen by Craig Wright. Sadly, this is the final production the Promethean Theatre will present as it will cease operations at the close of this …

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"Ten Chimneys" at Skokie's Northlight Theatre by John Olson

Indeed, Alfred Lunt and Lynn Fontanne are becoming legends in the strictest definition of the word-increasingly fewer people are living who could have seen them perform live and, as they cho…

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Mike Daisey’s Agony and the Ecstasy Will Return to Woolly Mammoth, but Not as Non-Fiction by Jonathan L. Fischer

At this point, we might as well rename Arts Desk the Daily Daisey. Today's bit of Mike Daisey news: In a statement today, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company says it still plans to stage a summer…

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"My Fair Lady" at Florida's Stage Door by John Lariviere

The chemistry between Chizever and Diana Rose Becker as Eliza is indeed fiery. Their disagreements are bigger and hotter than normally played on stage, but it works so well one wonders why i…

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Regional Theater Review: ANNA CHRISTIE (The Old Globe in San Diego) by Tony Frankel

ODD CASTING CHOICE NEARLY SINKS SHOW There is a perplexing and ultimately infuriating casting choice in the Old Globe’s production of Anna Christie that nearly sinks Eugene O’Neill’s 1…

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Broadway sales up despite loss among several shows by Kristina LaFountain

Broadway ticket sales continued their increase through the week ending March 18 with sales of $22 million, some of which may have been attributed to the opening of three productions. Sales …

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'The Book of Mormon' celebrates with giveaway

NEW YORK (AP) -- One of the hardest tickets to get on Broadway could be yours for free - as long as you've got some luck....

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David Hare live webchat – post your questions here by Alex Needham

The playwright with 40 years' experience at the cutting edge of British theatre will be online to answer your questions ahead of his Guardian Open Weekend event on Sunday 25 MarchSir David H…

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Influences: Dancer Savion Glover by Scott Timberg

Savion Glover’s California tour, which brings him to the Valley Performing Arts Center on Saturday, is called “Bare Soundz” and will involve two other dancers as well as elements of fl…

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Surviving cancer, singing at Radio City Music Hall by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- In a packed rehearsal room a few floors above the massive stage at Radio City Music Hall, 13-year-old Alyssa Casson walked to a spot in front of a panel of judges and pa…

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Jon Fleming

"Call Me Adam" chats with rising performer Jon Fleming about his stage debut in Clifford Streit's "HIM" the play at the Soho Playhouse in NYC, starring in Here's "Dante's Cove," his recurrin…

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Mike Daisey at Georgetown by George Hunka

In the interests of fairness, and because of the number of views my previous remarks on the controversy have generated here and here, I post below a complete recording of the remarks that Mi…

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PHOTO FLASH: Priscilla Queen of the Desert Celebrates One-Year Broadway Anniversary by Tristan Fuge

On Tuesday, March 20, the Broadway production of Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical celebrated a year on Broadway at the Palace Theatre. Australian bakery Pie Face unveiled the new …

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Boston's Revere Hotel and Theatre 1 to Open on April 18 by Bethany Rickwald

The Revere Hotel will open on April 18, and will have a film and live entertainment venue called Theatre 1. No specific bookings have been announced. The hotel will occupy the space which f…

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Gatz Extends Through May 16 at the Public Theater by Andy Propst

The Public Theater has extended Elevator Repair Service's Gatz through May 16. The production is directed by John Collins. In the show, piece, every word of F. Scott Fitzgerald's …

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End of the Rainbow CD, Tracie Bennett Sings Judy, Now Available by Andy Propst

Masterworks Broadway has released Tracie Bennett Sings Judy: Songs from the Broadway Production of End of the Rainbow and Other Garland Classics. The recording is now available for both pur…

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Val Kilmer's Citizen Twain to Start Performances on March 30 by Dan Bacalzo

Val Kilmer has announced new performance dates for his one man play, Citizen Twain -- which he wrote, directed and stars in -- at the Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery. The s…

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New York Theatre Workshop Announces Two Selections for 2012-2013 Season by Sarah Moore

New York Theatre Workshop has announced two selections for its 2012-2013 season: Red Dog Howls by Alexander Dinelaris, and Belleville by Amy Herzog. In Red Dog Howls, a box of old letters …

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Broadway's The Book of Mormon to Offer Free June 6 Fan Performance by Andy Propst

The Tony Award-winning musical The Book of Mormon, playing at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, will celebrate its first anniversary on Broadway with a free fan performance on Wednesday, June…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Sweeney Todd, Adelphi Theatre, London

This masterful production seizes on Sondheim’s rich, pungent musical with glee, relishing its excesses yet still savouring its delicacy, writes Sarah Hemming

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PHOTO CALL: Backstage at Priscilla Queen of the Desert's First Anniversary by Matthew Blank

The Tony Award-winning production of Bette Midler's Priscilla Queen of the Desert celebrated its one-year anniversary on Broadway March 20 at the Palace Theatre.

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Irish Actor Conor Lovett Will Appear in Will Eno's Title and Deed at NYC's Signature by Adam Hetrick

Conor Lovett will repeat his work in the U.S. premiere of Middletown playwright Will Eno's Title and Deed, a new solo play about a mysterious traveler, which will begin Off-Broadway May …

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Titanic: The Concert, With Ed Watts and Stanley Bahorek, to Mark Centennial in Seattle by Adam Hetrick

Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre will commemorate the centennial of the maiden voyage of the Titanic with a staged concert of the Tony Award-winning 1997 musical about the doomed luxury line…

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Porgy & Bess Take Broadway on US Tour in Fall 2013 by David Rogers

The current revival of “The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess” will launch a national tour beginning in the fall of 2013, according to Playbill. “Porgy and Bess” first appeared on Broadway…

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‘Batman Live’ Tour Hits North America in September by David Rogers

The touring stage show “Batman Live” first premiered last Summer in the U.K., and now producers have announced a North American tour for later this year. Billed a “crime-fighting arena…

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When Hunter Parrish Talks, You Listen by The Mick

Last night we attended Godspell’s Tuesday Talkback featuring the show’s star and prettiest cast member Hunter Parrish. After a rousing performance Hunter came on stage to chat with Julie…

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Conor Lovett Set For Will Eno's Title and Deed at Signature Center by Broadway.com

Conor Lovett will headline off-Broadway's Title and Deed, a play written specifically for the actor by Will Eno. Directed by Judy Hegarty Lovett, performances begin May 8 at the Ali…

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Caissie Levy Talks Ghost & Her Sexy Co-Star Richard Fleeshman on Good Day by Broadway.com

With her new musical Ghost in early previews at the Lunt-Fontanne Theater Caissie Levy is a hard-working leading lady these days, but she got up early on March 20 to talk Broadway shop with …

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Jonas Brothers taking on Reality TV by Loganne

The New York Post reports that The Jonas Brothers are preparing a reality show of their own. The famous family—Kevin, Joe and Nick Jonas—have a development deal with E! Television and ha…

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Brother Russia by Terry Ponick

Sunday evening, Arlington’s Signature Theatre revealed the world premiere of Brother Russia, a new rock musical by the creative team of John Dempsey and Dana Rowe. Chock full of interestin…

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Greg Keller, Meredith Holzman Set for Ars Nova's Free Reading of Rachel Bonds' The Noise by Bethany Rickwald

Ars Nova will present a free reading of The Noise by Rachel Bonds as part of its OUT LOUD play-reading series, March 26 at 7pm. Director-in-residence Portia Krieger will direct. In The Noi…

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Woolly Mammoth to Hold Public Discussion on Mike Daisey Controversy Prior to Remounting The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs by Dan Bacalzo

Woolly Mammoth Theatre will hold a public discussion in which they invite patrons to express their opinions on the controversy surrounding the misrepresentations of the truth within Mike Dai…

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Donna Lynne Champlin, Cass Morgan, Nick Wyman Set for York Theatre Company's Musicals in Mufti: The Tom Jones Festival by Sarah Moore

York Theatre Company, celebrating the legendary librettist and lyricist Tom Jones with Musicals in Mufti: The Tom Jones Festival, has announced casting for the next two musicals in the sprin…

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Milena Govich, Richard Kind, Lesli Margherita to Join John Bucchino at The Coterie by Sarah Moore

The Coterie will present composer John Bucchino live in concert in An Intimate Evening with John Bucchino & Friends on March 30 at 8:30pm. This intimate event will feature a lineup o…

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Conor Lovett to Star in Will Eno's Title and Deed at Signature Center by Bethany Rickwald

Signature Theatre in association with Gare St Lazare Players Ireland will present Conor Lovett in Will Eno's new play Title and Deed, May 8-June 3 in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre…

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Ulu Grosbard, Broadway and Film Director, Dies at 83 by Bruce Weber

Mr. Grosbard’s work was divided evenly between the theater and the movies, and though his career stretched across nearly half a century, he was highly selective in his projects.

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News: (Ottawa) NAC English Theatre announces women's literary 2012-13 season by The Charlebois Post

Peter Hinton, who is about to depart as artistic director of the National Arts Centre English Theatre wing, announced his final season with the company and, as expected, it is highlighted by…

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News: Whatsonstage.com wins Hitwise Award, ranked No.2 for performing arts

Whatsonstage.com has once again been ranked as a Top 10 website winner – and we’re climbing the ranks! The Experian Hitwise UK Top 10 Awards celebrate the most successful UK web…

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Hal Holbrook stops by Bartolino's Osteria for a piping plate of pasta

HAL IN THE HOUSE: Restaurateur Bart Saracino got a call early Saturday morning asking if he could keep his Bartolino’s Osteria open for a few more hours for a special guest.

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PHOTO CALL: Priscilla Queen of the Desert First Anniversary Curtain Call by Matthew Blank

The Tony Award-winning production of Bette Midler's Priscilla Queen of the Desert celebrated its one-year anniversary on Broadway March 20 at the Palace Theatre.

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Cass Morgan, Donna Lynne Champlin, Nick Wyman and More Join Musicals in Mufti: The Tom Jones Festival at the York by Adam Hetrick

Casting has been announced for the Musicals in Mufti presentations of Roadside and Harold and Maude, staged as part of the The Tom Jones Festival at the York Theatre Company's Off-Broadw…

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Broadway Box Office Week 42: 03.12 - 03.18.12 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE IN ROUND 8 OF "HOT/HOTTER"  AND ENTER TO WIN TICKETS FOR LEAP OF FAITH ALL THREE ARE TO YOUR LEFT!  CL…

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AT THIS PERFORMANCE to Feature MORMON's Jared Gertner, SPIDER-MAN's Kyle Post and More, 3/26 by BroadwayWorld

Musicals Tonight continues its ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys and Understudies with its next edition of At This Performance to be held on Monday, March 26th at The Li…

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Play the PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Scavenger Hunt to Win Tickets to the Show! by Contests

'Peter and the Starcatcher', a new play by Tony Award-nominee Rick Elice Jersey Boys, directed by Tony Award-winner Roger Rees Nicholas Nickleby and Tony Award-nominee Alex Timbers Bloody Bl…

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Photo Coverage: Linda Lavin and Friends Take the Stage in Wilmington by Stephen Sorokoff

On Saturday, March 17 took to the stage with the 60-piece Wilmington Symphony Orchestra at the Kenan Auditorium in Wilmington, NC. Joining her was her band including Bucky Pizzarelli guitar,…

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The Future of Engagement by August Schulenburg

On Wednesday, April 4, Shane D. Hudson will lead the A-ha! Leadership Webinar, The Future of Engagement: Social Media and Your Audience. This webinar is free for Member Theatres and will fea…

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Fat Camp to Work It Out at Off-Broadway’s American Theatre of Actors by Broadway.com

Fat Camp, the Outstanding Musical winner at the 2009 New York Musical Theatre Festival, is set for off-Broadway’s American Theatre of Actors.Directed by Casey Hushion, Fat Ca…

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Tony-Nominated American Buffalo Director Ulu Grosbard Dies at Age 83 by Broadway.com

Ulu Grosbard, a Tony-nominated director who was equally accomplished in theater and film, passed away in Manhattan some time around March 19. He was 83 years old. Grosbard was born in Ant…

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Sweet! Priscilla Queen of the Desert Celebrates Its First Broadway Birthday by Broadway.com

A year-long run on Broadway is something to celebrate, and the cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert happily marked that milestone on March 20 at the Palace Theatre. Broadway.com got a rare …

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Council offers six-month lifeline to Hornsea Floral Hall by Natalie Woolman

Hornsea Floral Hall in Yorkshire may be saved from demolition, if proposals for the local council to hand over the freehold of the building to community groups can be agreed in the next six …

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Primaries got you down? At WIT’s FIST you can vote for the funny by Hunter Styles

- For Washington Improv Theater, the Fighting Improv Smackdown Tournament is the biggest event of the year. With 58 teams vying for the comedy crown this year — that’s a record-setti…

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'Fat Camp' bows Off Broadway

Legit News: Musical to get commercial run this spring

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Carly Jibson, Marcus Neville, Jared Zirilli Set for Off-Broadway Musical Fat Camp by Dan Bacalzo

Casting has been announced for the new Off-Broadway musical, Fat Camp, to play the American Theatre of Actors beginning April 12. Casey Hushion will direct, with choreography by Kelly Devine…

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Review: Nellie McKay: Silent Spring - It's Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature by Frank Scheck

This tribute to environmentalist Rachel Carson at Feinstein's at Loews Regency doesn't do justice to its subject matter.

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Athol Fugard, James Earl Jones, Nancy Wilson to Receive Honorary Degrees at Juilliard's Commencement Ceremony by Bethany Rickwald

The Juilliard School has announced the artists who will receive honorary doctoral degrees at its 107th Commencement Ceremony, May 25 at 11am in Alice Tully Hall. Degree recipient Athol Fuga…

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Raul Castillo, Howard Witt Set for Fish Men at Goodman Theatre by Andy Propst

Goodman Theatre and Teatro Vista have announced casting for Cándido Tirado's Fish Men, to run April 7 - May 6 in the Goodman's Owen Theatre. Edward Torres will direct t…

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Bill Cain, Sean Graney, Chay Yew Set for Victory Gardens' 2012-2013 Season by Andy Propst

Victory Gardens Theater has announced its 2012-2013 season. The company's first production will be Bill Cain's Equivocation (September 14 - October 14). Sean Graney will direct t…

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Cafe Carlyle to Premiere Emily Bergl's NY I Love You by Bethany Rickwald

Cafe Carlyle will present Desperate Housewives' Emily Bergl in the premiere of her new cabaret show NY I Love You, May 1-12. NY I Love You is an evening of song and stories that explor…

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Cherry Lane Theatre to Present Anne DeSalvo's Mamma Rosa, About Anna Magnani by Sarah Moore

The Cherry Lane Theatre's Mentor Project will present a new play about the late Italian actress Anna Magnani, Mamma Roma, written and performed by Anne DeSalvo, from April 3 to 14 at Ch…

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Jared Gertner, Eric Michael Krop, Julia Mattison Set for At This Performance Concert by Sarah Moore

Musicals Tonight! continues its ongoing tribute to Broadway and Off-Broadway standbys and understudies with its next edition of At This Performance… to be held on Monday, March 26 at T…

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Laura Benanti to Headline Goodman Theatre's Le Cabaret Rouge Gala by Andy Propst

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti will headline The Goodman Theatre's Le Cabaret Rouge gala, to be held on May 11 at The Fairmont Hotel. Benanti won the Tony for Gypsy, and was Tony-no…

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Stephen Wallem's Pipe Dream vlog: Day 2 by New York City Center

Stephen Wallem's Pipe Dream vlog: Day 2 In today's installment, Stephen Wallem offers a few hints about what's in store for Pipe Dream audiences: pigeon pie, an octopus, and Sno…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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News: Derren Brown brings Svengali back for limited run at Novello

Television magician and mind control expert Derren Brown brings his latest live stage show Svengali back to the West End this summer, playing a 27-performance run at Novello Theatre from 17 …

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Blog: Guest Blog: Fifty years of A Clockwork Orange

It’s 50 years since A Clockwork Orange, Anthony Burgess’ seminal dystopian novel, was published. To mark the occasion, Volcano Theatre Company are bringing their stage productio…

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NYMF Hit Fat Camp, With Carly Jibson, Shapes Up for Off-Broadway Run in April by Adam Hetrick

Fat Camp, the new coming-of-age musical about a group of misfits at a summer camp for overweight teens, will play an Off-Broadway commercial run beginning April 12 at the American Theatre of…

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Victory Gardens lands solid team of directors for 2012-2013 season

Four of Chicago’s most gifted and innovative Off Loop directors (Sean Graney, Seth Bockley, Dexter Bullard and Joanie Schultz), along with artistic director Chay Yew, will stage the five p…

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New season, era at Victory Gardens

Victory Gardens Theater has announced its 2012-13 season, the first under new artistic director Chay Yew and featuring several directors making their debuts at this long-standing Chicago com…

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Stuttgart's SISTER ACT! by Stage Tube

SISTER ACT has played Broadway, the West End, Hamburg, Vienna, and now Stuttgart, featuring the talents of Zodwa Selele a Deloris Van Cartier. Check out a sneak peek below

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RIALTO CHATTER: Update- Rosie O'Donnell in Negotiations for ANNIE? by Rialto Chatter

Comedian, talk show host, producer and star Rosie O'Donnell has made no secret of her desire to play 'Miss Hannigan' in the upcoming Broadway revival of ANNIE. Now, an insider has told the H…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/21- OKLAHOMA! by Stage Tube

Today in 2002, Oklahoma opened at the Gershwin Theatre, where it ran for 388 performances. Oklahoma is the first musical written by the team of composer Richard Rodgers and librettist Oscar …

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James Earl Jones, Athol Fugard and More to Receive Honorary Degrees from Juilliard by BroadwayWorld

The Juilliard School holds its 107th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 25, 2012 at 11 AM in Alice Tully Hall Broadway at 65th Street, NYC. Juilliard President Joseph W. Polisi will read s…

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Rock of Ages' Joey Calveri et al. Performs at BROADWAY SESSIONS, March 22nd by BroadwayWorld

Rock of Ages' star, Joey Calveri, will perform on Thursday, March 22nd at Broadway Sessions. The evening will also feature performances from the cast of Non-Equity, The Musical and recordin…

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‘Cabaret’ at Riverside Center Dinner Theater by Julia L. Exline by Julia L. Exline

Riverside Center Dinner Theater presents Cabaret - a darkly decadent Tony award-winning musical with  a fabulous score by John Kander and Fred Ebb – about the quiet rise of the Third…

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Ticket Give-Away! Drew Gasparini at Joe’s Pub by BroadwaySpotted

We’re back with more tickets to give away! Are you excited? I am. I absolutely love giving tickets away, it’s one of my favorite parts about being BroadwaySpotted. But enough abo…

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Lily Rabe and Richard Thomas to Announce Outer Critics Circle Nominations by Broadway.com

Tony nominee and Seminar star Lily Rabe and Richard Thomas will announce nominations for the 62nd Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards on April 23 at the Friars Club. The Outer Critics Circle …

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Anything Goes Star Stephanie J. Block Looks Back on Wicked, The Pirate Queen, Channeling Liza Minnelli & More by Kathy Henderson

With a Broadway resume that includes Elphaba in Wicked and Irish chieftain Grace O’Malley in The Pirate Queen, it’s no wonder Stephanie J. Block laughingly declares, “Peopl…

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Vacant Times Square Theatre to Become Broadway 4D Attraction by Broadway.com

The Times Square Theatre, which has been vacant for over 20 years in New York’s famous theater district, will be renovated to house a four-dimensional Broadway extravaganza, according …

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Albert Chevalier, ‘My Old Dutch” by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of English music hall “coster singer” Albert Chevalier. (See his full bio here). Here he is performing the touching “My Old Dutch”. (Dutch is sh…

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Ziegfeld’s Midnight Frolic by Trav S.D.

It’s Flo Ziegfeld’s birthday. For my full run-down on him, please go here. In honor of the day, we share this AMAZING clip. It’s a 1929 filmed version of Ziegfeld’s M…

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Tune in to see JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR lyricist Tim Rice on TheaterTalk Friday, March 23 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Tune in to see JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR lyricist Tim Rice on TheaterTalk this Friday, March 23.  Tim talks with hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins about the return of his JESUS CHRIST SUP…

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The first DTE reading of 2012 is . . . by Ken Davenport

Spring has arrived and so has the first play of our reading series! As you know (or maybe you don't, if you're a new subscriber), we get a lot of submissions here at the office, so three tim…

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Review: One Man Two Guvnors by Eleanor Turney

I didn’t think the National’s production of One Man Two Guvnors  could be bettered. I am delighted to say I was wrong: the new incarnation at the Haymarket surpasses the comic h…

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Lindsey Broad, Lenny Jacobson, Mackenzie Phillips Set for Michael John LaChiusa's Sukie & Sue: Their Story by Bethany Rickwald

The Blank Theatre has announced casting for its world premiere production of Michael John LaChiusa's Sukie & Sue: Their Story, to run April 21-June 3 at the 2nd Stage Theatre. Kirs…

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I Love Lucy Live On Stage to Play Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place by Andy Propst

I Love Lucy Live On Stage will play the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, running September 12 - November 11, according to a report in The Chicago Tribune. The show, as previously re…

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Christopher Durang, Emily Mann, Nicholas Martin, Rebecca Taichman Set for McCarter Theatre Center 2012-2013 Season by Bethany Rickwald

McCarter Theatre Center has announced plans for its 2012-2013 season. Opening the season will be a McCarter commission, Christopher Durang's new Chekhov-inspired play Vanya and Sonia a…

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Heiner Goebbels Has Won the International Ibsen Award by Andy Propst

German director and composer Heiner Goebells has won the International Ibsen Award, according to published reports. He will receive the honor at a ceremony to be held at the International I…

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Broadway 4D Theaters to Renovate 42nd Street's Times Square Theater by Bethany Rickwald

Broadway 4D Theaters, LLC has entered into a long term lease with The New 42nd Street, Inc for the Times Square Theater, located on 42nd Street, and will undertake a full renovation of the t…

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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, which opens tomorrow at the Neil Simon Theatre, is in the news by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Broadway’s JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, which opens tomorrow night (Thursday, March 22) at the Neil Simon Theatre, is in the news. ASSOCIATED PRESS Tim Rice By Mark Kennedy This spring, Tim Ric…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Gotta Dance: Poloma Garcia Lee by Broadway.com

Gotta Dance: Poloma Garcia Lee This week, Broadway.com's Gotta Dance! series showcases Paloma Garcia-Lee, a graceful ballerina in The Phantom of the Opera ensemble. Garcia-Lee, who made…

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Patrick Stewart to Emcee 71st ANNUAL PEABODY AWARDS, 5/21 by BroadwayWorld

Sir Patrick Stewart, Peabody Award-winning star of stage and screen, Shakespeare plays and science-fiction blockbusters, will be the host of the 71st Annual George Foster Peabody Awards cere…

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Photo Flash: Times Square Theater to Be Renovated; Re-Open in 2013 with Star-Filled BROADWAY SENSATION - A 4D MUSICAL SPECTACULAR by BroadwayWorld

Broadway 4D Theaters, LLC today announced it has entered into a long term lease for the Times Square Theater with The New 42nd Street, Inc., the nonprofit cultural organization responsible f…

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BWW Exclusive Blog: CLYBOURNE PARK Behind The Scenes: Day One by Clybourne Park

I wasnt sure what to expect as I rounded 48th street towards the Walter Kerr. This time was different from every other trip I had taken here. This time I was going to be privy to the inner w…

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Blank Theatre to Premiere Michael John LaChiusa Play SUKIE & SUE: THEIR STORY; Lindsey Broad, Mackenzie Phillips Lead Cast by BroadwayWorld

Casting is complete and rehearsals have begun for The Blank Theatres world premiere production of Sukie amp Sue Their Story by Michael John LaChiusa, directed by Kirsten Sanderson. Developed…

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Get Tickets to MTC's REGRETS for Only $45! by Contests

Greetings from the edge of the world. Buy tickets to MTC's world premiere REGRETS and save over 40

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Photo Coverage: Matt Cavenaugh, Beth Leavel & More in Broadway By The Year, The Musicals of 1950 by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

On Monday, March 19, The Town Hall hosted THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1950, as part of the 12th season of The Town Halls acclaimed Broadway By The Year series, created, written and hosted by Sc…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:32AM

Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Celebrates 1 Year on Broadway! by Jennifer Broski

Last night, March 20, Priscilla Queen of the Desert celebrated the musicals landmark one year anniversary at the Palace Theatre before the show with the stars cutting the Priscilla Pink Pie …

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The Game Is On as Previews Begin for Magic/Bird at Broadway’s Longacre Theatre by Broadway.com

The new basketball drama Magic/Bird, starring Kevin Daniels as Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Tug Coker as Larry Bird, official bounces onto Broadway on March 21. Penned by Lombardi …

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The Phantom of the Opera Ballerina Paloma Garcia-Lee on Her Whirlwind Broadway Debut by Broadway.com

This week, Broadway.com’s Gotta Dance! series showcases Paloma Garcia-Lee, a graceful ballerina in The Phantom of the Opera ensemble. Garcia-Lee, who made her Broadway debut in the And…

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Tax credits for TV productions confirmed in budget by Natalie Woolman

Tax breaks for TV drama production are to be introduced, Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne announced during his budget speech today.

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"I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti" Premieres At TheaterWorks by Frank Rizzo

Stage adaptation of Giulia Melucci MemoirHartford's TheaterWorks presents the world premiere of "I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti," a stage adaptation based on the best-selling memoir b…

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THEATER BUFF: Keith Kühl of “Smash” by Tom Mizer

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

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PHOTO FLASH: Jon Hamm, Christina Hendricks, January Jones, John Slattery at Mad Men Times Talk by David Gordon

Cast members from the hit AMC series Mad Men previewed the upcoming fifth season of the drama with a Times Talks discussion at the TimesCenter, held Tuesday, March 20. The discussion, which…

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Jessica Biel, Anthony Hopkins, Scarlett Johansson, Helen Mirren Set for Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage and screen actress Jessica Biel will join Tony Award winner Scarlett Johannson and Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins and Helen Mirren in the film Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho,…

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Erich Bergen, Brian Cox, Noah Emmerich, Eddie Izzard, Stephanie March, Anson Mount Join TV Pilots by Brian Scott Lipton

More stage actors have signed up for this season's television pilots, according to Deadline.com. Former Jersey Boysstar Erich Bergen will co-star with Amber Stevens and Craig Horner in…

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Cutting Ball Theater to Present World Premiere of Annie Elias' Tenderloin by Bethany Rickwald

Cutting Ball Theater is set to present the world premiere of Annie Elias' documentary theater piece Tenderloin, April 27-May 27. Elias will direct. Tenderloin brings Cutting Ball&apos…

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PHOTO FLASH: Carol Channing Congratulates Lily Tomlin on Induction Into Palm Springs Walk of Stars by Dan Bacalzo

Lily Tomlin and her longtime partner, Jane Wagner, were honored with the 345th star on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars on Friday, March 16. Among the many well-wishers on hand to congratulate…

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Christopher Durang's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike to Play McCarter Prior to Lincoln Center by Bethany Rickwald

McCarter Theatre Center has announced plans for its 2012-2013 season. Opening the season will be a McCarter commission, Christopher Durang's new Chekhov-inspired play Vanya and Sonia a…

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Tony-Nominated Director Ulu Grosbard Has Died by Dan Bacalzo

Two-time Tony Award nominee Ulu Grosbard has died at N.Y.U. Langone Medical Center earlier this week, according to The New York Times. He was 83. Grosbard received Tony nominations for his …

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To Stage Door or Not to Stage Door by BroadwaySpotted

Stage Dooring. This is a serious point of contention for many people, performers and audience members alike. There are fans that appear at the stage door after every performance they see reg…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Review Round-up: Ball & Staunton impress with West End Sweeney Todd

Jonathan Kent's Chichester Festival Theatre production of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd opened last night (20 March, previews from 10 March 2012) at the West End's Adelphi Theatre. The sho…

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‘I Love Lucy’ headed to Chicago stage

“I Love Lucy Live On Stage,” a new musical stage show adapted from the long-running, beloved television program, will have its Midwest premiere in Chicago, Sept. 12-Nov. 11 at the Broadw…

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Photo Flash: Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton's Curtain Call for SWEENEY TODD by BroadwayWorld

The West-End production of SWEENEY TODD, starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton, opened last night, March 20, at the Adelphi Theatre, following its sell-out success at the Chichester Fest…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:31AM

STAGE TUBE: Happy Birthday, Rosie O'Donnell! by Stage Tube

Today, March 21, Broadway favorite Rosie O'Donnell celebrates her birthday, and we at BroadwayWorld want to send a big 'thank you' to a woman who has continuously supported the Broadway comm…

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'I Love Lucy Live on Stage' coming to Chicago by Chris Jones

Broadway in Chicago said Thursday that "I Love Lucy Live on Stage" will be staged this fall at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place, playing from Sept 12 through Nov. 11.

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David Schwimmer to direct Keith Huff play at Lookingglass by Chris Jones

Lookingglass Theatre ensemble member David Schwimmer will direct a new Chicago-set play by Keith Huff ("A Steady Rain") as part of the 2012-13 season at the Lookingglass Theatre.

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Home Office apologises for actor passport snub by Alistair Smith

Equity has received an official apology from the Home Office after one of the union's members was told he was not able to serve as a passport counter-signatory because "acting is not a prope…

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Opera Holland Park seeks independence from council by Matthew Hemley

Opera Holland Park is vying to become an independent company after more than 15 years of being run by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

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“Once” Review: Falling Slowly on Broadway by Jonathan Mandell

They meet on a Dublin street, he a street musician about to abandon his guitar, she a Czech pianist without a piano. In “Once” the Broadway musical, as in “Once” the small hit film, …

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In the mailbox by George Hunka

The new issue of The Eugene O’Neill Review, published by the Pennsylvania State University Press, has just been released; it contains my review of the Neo-Futurists’ 2001 product…

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Lily Rabe, Richard Thomas to Announce Outer Critics Circle Nominations by Dan Bacalzo

Award-winning actors Lily Rabe and Richard Thomas will announce the Outer Critics Circle Award nominations at The Friars Club on Monday, April 23 at 11am. In addition, Jerry Stiller and Ann…

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Upcoming auditions: March 26 – April 14 by Lorraine Treanor

Infinity Theatre Company Monday, March 26 in Washington, DC. Equity Principals auditions for Sisters of Swing  and Dames at Sea for Infinity Theatre Company’s summer productions. Rehears…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Things We Love: The Stars as Viewed from the International Space Station by Tony

The Stars as Viewed from the International Space Station. from AJRCLIPS on Vimeo.   (via kottke.org) Tags: Things We Love

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The No. 1 Reason To See: Once by Jesse North

Broadway turns it down a notch (or two or three) for the low-key stage musical adaptation of the 2006 indie film hit Once. A pair of fresh faces (Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti) play Guy an…

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iPad Will Make Your Performance…Forgettable by Joe Patti

One option for preserving the performing arts is often mentioned is a greater use of multi-media either in a performance or as a medium to transmit the performance. However, reading an artic…

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Once Is Not Enough: The Insufficiency of Once by Jesse Oxfeld

Steve Kazee and Cristin Milioti in 'Once.' (Photo by Joan Marcus) Before reckoning with the new, exceedingly lovely, and disappointingly thin Broadway musical Once, which opened Sund…

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Cinema Africa by Staff Report

African cinema is one of those areas of the movie map that tends to elude most American cinephiles/film nerds; if you’ve seen an African-made feature in the past year, it was probably Cong…

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The Brothers Size by Laura Dattaro

The Brothers Size Directed by Derek Goldman At Everyman Theatre through April 15 Writer Tarell Alvin McCraney, who wrote The Brothers Size when he was 26, has been decorated with …

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A Relevant 21st Century ‘Salesman’

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman is back on Broadway. Esteemed movie and theater director Mike Nichols directs the revival, which features retro sets and music, and young actors playing…

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The Lady from Dubuque by Carey Purcell

“Death be not proud,” Cynthia Nixon pleads on West 47th Street in the stunning production of Wit at the Samuel J. Friedman Theater. Well, Nixon clearly has not been informed that Death i…

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‘The Maids’ at Oracle Theatre: While madame’s away, the maids will play by Bob Bullen

They say role play is a great form of therapy. But in French playwright Jean Genet’s 1947 play, The Maids, this concept is taken to a whole new sadomasochistic level. Two maids, who al…

Linked From Chicago Theatre Addict at 08:44AM

Twitter Happy Hour at Bay Area Newspaper Group by Karen D'Souza

Mojitos all around! You are cordially invited to our Twitter Happy Hour tomorrow from 4 p.m. to 5 in the Twitterverse. We’ll be chatting about “Hunger Games” and “Ame…

Linked From San Jose Mercury News at 08:43AM

OMG the new “Diner” tuner will debut in SF by Karen D'Souza

The world premiere of the ’80s flashback “Diner” musical and the Broadway revival of the tap-happy “Anything Goes” are among the highlights of the 2012-13 SHN s…

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The Agony of the Mike Daisey debate by Karen D'Souza

From his Amazon riff  “21 Dog Years” to his Apple expose “The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs,” Mike Daisey has always had his finger on the pulse of  dotcom cu…

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Theater Company Deals With Mike Daisey Script by Art

Shortly before last weekend's controversy involving Mike Daisey and This American Life, Daisey had released the text of his show The Agony and The Ecstasy of Steve Jobs online under a Creati…

Linked From Art Hennessey at 08:42AM

I Interview Playwrights Part 435: Lauren Feldman by Adam Szymkowicz

  Lauren Feldman  Hometown: Miami, FL  Current Town:  Brooklyn, NY Q:  What are you working on now?  A:  - Revising my play THE EGG-LAYERS, on the heels…

Linked From ADAM SZYMKOWICZ at 08:41AM

The SHN 2012-2013 Broadway Season Announced by The Broadway Critic

The SHN 2012-2013 Season Joining Previously Announced THE BOOK OF MORMON: DINERTHE LION KINGANYTHING GOESWICKED SAN FRANCISCO (March 20, 2012) … SHN is pleased to announce the complete fiv…

Linked From The Broadway Critic Blog at 08:38AM

Musical Madness- Round 2 by Dan Mason

by: Dan Mason (@djdan1079) Round 1 of musical madness is in the books. While 11 lower seeds were victorious, only 5 of those could be considered big upsets.  Perhaps the most shocking resul…

Linked From The Broadway Critic Blog at 08:38AM

Anything Goes Reveals New Artwork by Chris Luner

Roundabout Theatre Company’s Anything Goes will sail on without leading lady Sutton Foster after departing the production last week to film a new television series. However, now in the…

Linked From Luner on Theatre at 08:35AM

John Frost and Nelson Woss Team Up for RED DOG Musical by BroadwayWorld

Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced he had joined forces with the producer of the award winning Australian film RED DOG, Nelson Woss, to explore developing the Red Dog sto…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:29AM

Outer Critics Circle to Announce 2011-12 Season Nominees 4/23 by BroadwayWorld

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, is proud to report that Multi A…

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Review Roundup: SWEENEY TODD Starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton - All The Reviews! by BroadwayWorld

The West-End production of SWEENEY TODD, starring Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton, opened last night, March 20, at the Adelphi Theatre, following its sell-out success at the Chichester Fest…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:29AM

Dumbing down your new musical? by Brisa Trinchero

Here’s a recurring conversation that I’ve had with several of my incredible musical theater composer colleagues. See if it sounds familiar… Me: Congrats! Your show’s been selecte…

Linked From Make Musicals at 08:24AM

NY1 Theater Review: "Once"

From the screen to the stage, the 2006 indie film "Once" has made it to Broadway via a production at The New York Theatre Workshop last fall.

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Tonight's a great night for problem solving by Michael Roderick

One of the best things you can do at any event is solve problems and that is why tonight is such an exciting one for me. As was announced on Thursday, tonight there will be numerous F.O.D.'s…

Linked From One Producer in the City at 08:21AM

'Porgy & Bess' Announces National Tour

'Porgy & Bess' Broadway Poster © Gershwins...Read Full Post

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Feature: Mad About Robert Morse by Ann Lieber

The Tony Award-winning star discusses his work on AMC's Mad Men, wanting to be on Smash, and returning to Broadway.

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Once ****1/2 by Barry

                ‘Once” She Done Him Right            By: Isa Goldberg/Chief Theater Critic“Old Martin” meets broken down Hoover.  That in a nutshell, is the…

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1st Night Photos: Mitchell & Jones have close shave with Sweeney

The cast and crew of Sweeney Todd, led by Michael Ball as the Demon Barber of Fleet Street and Imelda Staunton as Mrs Lovett, were joined by guests including Tom Jones, Rosemarie Ford, Rober…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 07:46AM

An Officer and a Gentleman Lyric Theatre Sydney 10th May Preview from the Theatre Show by The Theatre Show TV

The Classic movie is now a stage play - with a world premier in Sydney! An Officer and a Gentleman opens at Sydney's Lyric Theatre Sydney on the 10th May Preview from the Theatre Show.

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For Those Musicals About To Rock by Rob Weinert-Kendt

I've got an essay in the program for the Ahmanson Theatre's West Coast premiere of American Idiot, a show I quite like. A sample:Blame it on Rodgers and Hammerstein...The match between rock …

Linked From The Wicked Stage at 07:46AM

Godspell on Project Runway: All Stars by Godspell

Godspell on Project Runway: All Stars Stephen Schwartz, Danny Goldstein, and Uzo Aduba meet with the cast of Project Runway: All Stars to fill them in on the Godspell Costume Challenge. Bu…

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Westport Country Playhouse Presents Into the Woods by Westport Country Playhouse

Westport Country Playhouse Presents Into the Woods May 1 - 26, 2012 Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by James Lapine Directed by Mark Lamos A co-production with Baltimore's CEN…

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BWW's On This Day - March 21, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:29AM

Good night for ITV drama at RTS Awards by Maggie Brown

ITV's director of drama Laura Mackie won the judges award at the Royal Television Society's awards last night (March 20), in recognition of her success in backing a succession of hits, led b…

Linked From The Stage at 07:18AM

Review: Double Bill: Play House and Definitely the Bahamas by Ej Robinson

A double bill from the pen of Martin Crimp is currently gracing the stage of The Orange Tree Theatre in Richmond: Play House and Definitely the Bahamas, directed by Crimp himself -  the fir…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 07:06AM

Where can you find the greatest dancers in the world? London! by Lesley Perez

To adapt a quote from a London Symphony Orchestra tube poster I saw the other day: “The greatest [dancers] in the world, in my own city”.  This sums up for me one of the greatest pl…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 07:06AM

San Francisco Theater Review: JULIUS CAESAR (African-American Shakespeare Company in San Francisco) by Stacy Trevenon

JULIUS CAESAR IN AFRICA Modern theater companies traditionally place Shakespeare into all kinds of settings, eras and cultures in search of new or updated relevance. While the choices for ma…

Linked From Stage and Cinema at 07:05AM

Los Angeles Theater Reviews: SHORT EYES and CAGES (LATC in Los Angeles and Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood) by Jason Rohrer

IMPRISONED BY ART Most literary intellectuals have as much business writing about life behind bars as incarcerated felons have teaching text analysis.  In the last few months, Los Angeles h…

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Thriving Phila. arts scene threatened by deep funding cut by Margie Salvante

Thankfully, Gov. Corbett has called for arts funding to stay level in his proposed budget for next year. Regrettably, however, the Republican-controlled legislature seeks to cut funding for …

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Feature: Take Ten ... Long-runners & your experiences at them

As part of our Big Debate poll::E8831332241538, in which nine out of ten theatregoers agreed that long-runners keep the West End alive (click here for full results), we invited you to share …

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Review: Sweeney Todd ****

Last season’s Chichester Festival Theatre production of Sweeney Todd has arrived at the Adelphi trailing clouds of hype and glory, much of it fully deserved. The performances of Michae…

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Blog: Fit for a queen

So, what, after all, do Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim have in common apart from their birth date? As last night's rapturously received opening of Sweeney Todd at the Adelphi thump…

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I Believe... by Don Hall

...that, once in a while, the best method toward reframing your present tense and seeing your future through a fresh perspective is to make a drastic but overdue change. The new scenery and…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Guest Blogger Bob Stewart on: Helping Vs. Competing by Admin

Posted in Uncategorized  Hey my AE friends! Today’s guest post is from playwright, Bob Stewart. Bob and I became friends after I saw a reading of his play, “Fabulous Darshan…

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BBC Radio 4 To Air Series About Shakespeare's Audience

The Stage (UK) 03/20/12

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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CPC's Video of The Week, March 21, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

In January of this year Humboldt, Saskatchewan, lost the Sutherland Theatre to demolition. Here is a poignant slide show of what the housemeant to the community.

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'Book of Mormon' headlines Fox Theatre's 2012-13 season

"The Book of Mormon," the Tony-laden hit at the intersection of "South Park" and "Avenue Q," will play the Fox Theatre next season.

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Review: FELA! by Toby Zinman

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‘Gossamer’ just wings it by Leigh Witchel

There is no joy at Lincoln Center — mighty Paul Taylor has struck out. America’s senior modern-dance genius showed three new works in the first week of his company’s New York season. A…

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Wednesday, March 21, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Cara L. Reichel by League of Professional Theatre Women

Director, Artistic Director, Writer New York, New York USA Where do you look for inspiration? First, my colleagues. Not only the amazingly talented collaborators – actors, writers, choreog…

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Crisis in the Credit System, by Melanie Gilligan by Murray Whyte

In the opening moments of Crisis in the Credit System, a bitingly funny, deliberately flummoxing miniseries of sorts by the young Canadian, London-based artist Melanie Gilligan, a kindly you…

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Sharon McNight, Linda Lavin, Billy Stritch and More Take Part in St. Jude Children's Hospital Benefit March 21 by Michael Gioia

Tony Award nominee Sharon McNight (Starmites) hosts the fourth annual RRAZZiversary, a gala celebration and benefit for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, March 21 at San Francisco&#…

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Dating Depression and Dirtbags: A Love Story Begins March 21 at NYC's Stage Left Studios by Michael Gioia

Dating Depression and Dirtbags: A Love Story, a solo show written by and starring Elza Zagreda, begins performances March 21 at Stage Left Studios in Manhattan.

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Him, Comedy About Homophobia in Hollywood, Opens at Soho Playhouse March 21 by Andrew Gans

Him, which played the Cherry Lane Studio Theatre in December 2011, officially opens in its return engagement March 21 at the Soho Playhouse.

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Dan LeFranc's The Big Meal Opens in NYC March 21; Sam Gold Directs Ensemble by Kenneth Jones

The New York City premiere of Dan LeFranc's The Big Meal, a play that spans 80 years in the life of a family — over the course of many mealtimes, both joyous and contentious &mdash…

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Magic/Bird, Tale of American Basketball Titans, Begins Broadway Life March 21 by Kenneth Jones

Magic/Bird, Eric Simonson's drama about the rivalry and friendship of basketball heroes Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird, begins previews at Broadway's Longacre Theatr…

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Mark H. Dold and Martin Rayner Bring Freud's Couch to Chicago, Starting March 21 by Kenneth Jones

The Chicago premiere of Mark St. Germain's two-character drama Freud's Last Session, about a meeting of opposite forces C.S. Lewis and Dr. Sigmund Freud, features the play's orig…

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For Broadway's Magic/Bird, Two Newcomers Are Drafted to the Big Leagues by Stuart Miller

The hunt for actors good enough — and tall enough — to play basketball icons in Magic/Bird led to Kevin Daniels as Magic Johnson and Tug Coker as Larry Bird. They're making t…

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Oscar Nominee James Cromwell, Alan Mandell and Barry McGovern Open L.A. Waiting for Godot March 21 by Kenneth Jones

Academy Award nominee and three-time Emmy Award nominee James Cromwell ("Babe," "L.A. Confidential," "The Queen," "Six Feet Under") is Pozzo in Mark T…

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Kathleen Turner Takes the High Road to San Francisco, March 21-25 by Kenneth Jones

Kathleen Turner reprises her Broadway role of a no-nonsense nun in High for a San Francisco engagement of Matthew Lombardo's drama starting March 21 at the SHN Curran Theatre.

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Hello! My Baby, Featuring George Wendt and Kristine Zbornik, Debuts at the Rubicon March 21 by Adam Hetrick

The Tin Pan Alley musical Hello! My Baby, featuring book and lyrics by Emmy-winning "Cheers" writer and Tony-nominated Sister Act co-librettist Cheri Steinkellner, begins performan…

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