Monday, April 9, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Play me, I’m Yours – Los Angeles: 2012 art music installation by Pauline Adamek

In a unique art, music and performance-based installation, thirty hand-painted and gaily-decorated pianos are being placed in public spaces across Sthn Cali with the invitation to anyone to …

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Monday, April 9, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO FLASH: Nick Jonas, Stephanie Rothenberg, Michael Urie at How to Succeed Planet Hollywood Appearance by David Gordon

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying cast members Nick Jonas, Stephanie Rothenberg, and Michael Urie were on hand at Planet Hollywood Times Square on Monday, April 9 to donate o…

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D.C. theater to toast the plays of England, Scotland, France by Peter Marks

As if Washington’s lively bar scene were not already packed with drama, it is soon going to be the setting for an actual one. The Shakespeare Theatre Company, staging a play for the first …

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Review: Doubt (AstonRep Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

While the opening night performance had its share of muddled lines, that barely distracted from the engrossing story and characters. The only certainty is that AstonRep's *Doubt* needs to be…

Linked From Chicago Theater Beat at 10:23PM
Monday, April 9, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Rye Rye - Boom Boom Music Video, Dancing, New Album, Tour - 2012 Interview by DanceOn

Rye Rye - Boom Boom Music Video, Dancing, New Album, Tour - 2012 Interview Rye Rye's brand new video for her song Boom Boom! In it, Rye Rye faces off in a series of dance battles to wi…

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David Byrne, Fatboy Slim to Mount Imelda Marcos Musical

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Spin City Starring Spider-Man’s Christina Sajous Episode 8: ‘Paula Deen’ Goes Cheese Balls to the Wall by Broadway.com

For the past seven weeks, Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark star Christina Sajous has transformed herself into some of the most colorful characters on the planet while inviting us to witness fir…

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Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson in Talks for SAVING MR. BANKS Film by BroadwayWorld

Deadline.com has updated their previous scoop about casting for the upcoming SAVING MR. BANKS film writing that things are heating up with Tom Hanks to potentially star with Emma Thompson.Up…

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Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson to Star in SAVING MR. BANKS Film by BroadwayWorld

ComingSoon.net reports that Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson have officially signed on to star as Walt Disney and P.L. Travers in the John Lee Hancock directed film Saving Mr. Banks.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:24PM
Monday, April 9, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Public Theater in NYC reveals its 2012-13 season

The Public Theater will offer six plays making their world premiere and two new musicals during its 2012-2013 season, including a show with songs by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Jeff Goldblum, Justin Long & Zoe Lister-Jones in SEMINAR by BroadwayWorld

On April 3, Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum The Pillowman, Jurassic Park, Independence Day, Law amp Order Criminal Intent, Justin Long Hes Just Not That Into You, The Brea…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:24PM

CARRIE to be Available for Amateur & School License; Boston First by BroadwayWorld

The New York Times reports tonight that the creators and MCC said one successful result of the revival is that the musical would become a licensable property available for productions at hig…

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Surprising Stats From Equity About LA Theaters. Lean Forward and Pay Attention to Counting New Beans. by Don Shirley

99-Seat Plan productions made up “only” 58% of the Equity-related productions in Greater LA in 2011. The others were on Equity contracts – something to think about as Equity considers …

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Monday, April 9, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO CALL: Bob Glaudini and Kevin Corrigan in Off-Broadway's Ninth and Joanie by Matthew Blank

Bob Glaudini and Kevin Corrigan co-star as father and son, respectively, in the world premiere of Brett C. Leonard's Philadelphia-set drama Ninth and Joanie, which began performances Apr…

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View the Trailer for "Elaine Stritch: So Shoot Me" Documentary by Adam Hetrick

The trailer for the new documentary "Elaine Stritch: So Shoot Me," by filmmaker Chiemi Karasawa, can now be viewed on the Isotope Films website.

Linked From Playbill at 07:16PM

TimesTalks to Feature Mike Nichols, Alanis Morissette, John Cusack and E.L. Doctorow by Adam Hetrick

Death of a Salesman director Mike Nichols, "Ragtime" author E.L. Doctorow and Golden Globe nominee John Cusack will be part of the New York Times upcoming TimesTalks events.

Linked From Playbill at 07:16PM

Team StarKid's A Very Potter Musical Parody Series to Play Roseland as Part of U.S. Tour by Adam Hetrick

Selections from A Very Potter Musical and A Very Potter Sequel, which feature music and lyrics by "Glee" and recent How to Succeed... star Darren Criss, will hit the road in a 21-c…

Linked From Playbill at 07:16PM

People You Should Know . . . Eric Tucker by Zack

Eric Tucker (Director/Actor) has worked withplaywrights Tony Kushner, David Henry Hwang, David Ives, Paula Vogel and EllenMcLaughlin. He has directed such esteemed actors as William Hurt, Ed…

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Naked truths: the drama of the strip club

When award-winning poet and playwright Sabrina Mahfouz wrote her debut one-woman show, Dry Ice, based on her time waitressing in a strip club while she was at university, little did she know…

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Grosses are in for week ending 4-8-12: The Lion King becomes Broadway’s all-time grossing show by Loganne

It was a big week at the box office this week end, with several monumental achievements. Death of a Salesman and The Book of Mormon each break house records and The Lion King, Broadway’s s…

Linked From Theater Advisor at 07:08PM

How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying by Robert Walport

I wasn't really planning on returning to "How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" but with family over from the UK it presented an ideal slice of Broadway. The cast has seen consid…

Linked From The Tyro Theatre Critic at 07:06PM
Monday, April 9, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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What do faith-based Broadway shows say about our culture?

Jordan Roth, president of Jujamcyn Theaters, joins Morning Joe to discuss the rise of faith-based and religious-themed plays on Broadway like "The Book of Mormon," "Godspell," "Jesus Christ…

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Kenny Leon Among Honorees at Theatre Communications Group 50th Anniversary Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Director Kenny Leon, Playwrights Horizons Chairman of the board Judith O. Rubin, and The Shubert Foundation will be the honorees at Theatre Communications Group's 50th Anniversary Gala,…

Linked From TheaterMania at 06:45PM

Phylicia Rashad to Direct Paul Oakley Stovall's Immediate Family by Andy Propst

Phylicia Rashad will direct Paul Oakley Stovall's Immediate Family, to run June 2 - July 8 in the Goodman Theatre's Owen Bruner Theatre. The play centers on what happens when a fa…

Linked From TheaterMania at 06:45PM

David Hernandez, Lesli Margherita Set for Upright Cabaret's Rhythm of the Night by Dan Bacalzo

American Idol veteran David Hernandez and Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita will be among the performers for Upright Cabaret's Rhythm of the Night, to be presented at the Annenberg …

Linked From TheaterMania at 06:45PM

Playwrights' Arena to Present the World Premiere of Michael Premsrirat's The Girl Most Likely To by Bethany Rickwald

Playwright's Arena and The Latino Theater Company in association with PAE Live are set to present the world premiere of Michael Premsrirat's The Girl Most Likely To, April 20-May 1…

Linked From TheaterMania at 06:45PM

Sparkle - Official Trailer 2012 - Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Cee Lo Green (HD) by DanceOn

Sparkle - Official Trailer 2012 - Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Cee Lo Green (HD) Official theatrical trailer for the 2012 musical film Sparkle in HD! Director - Salim Akil Choreographer…

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Sierra Boggess on Her ‘Difficult Decision’ to Leave Rebecca for Prince of Broadway by Josh Ferri

Sierra Boggess is no longer headed to Manderlay in the upcoming musical adaptation of Rebecca. Even after producers of the delayed show announced the production was back on track for a …

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Cape Cod Theatre Project's 2012 Season to Include New Play by Mike Daisey by BroadwayWorld

Cape Cod Theatre Project has just announced their 2012 Season, which is set to include a new work by Mike Daisey, directed by Jean-Michele Gregory. Additional productions will include Chrysa…

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TT: Lookback

From 2004: Reformers, like saints, can be awfully awkward people. Their singlemindedness is no small part of what makes them...

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TT: Almanac

"Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor." Francis Bacon, Apophthegms...

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Yale Institute for Musical Theatre Announces New Musicals for June Lab by Adam Hetrick

The Yale Institute for Music Theatre has announced that Mighty Five's Infinite Funk Odyssey and Morality Play will be developed as part of its June lab in New Haven, CT.

Linked From Playbill at 06:16PM

The Lion King Takes Phantom's Throne as Highest-Grossing Broadway Musical by Adam Hetrick

The Lion King, which is now approaching its 15th year on Broadway, has surpassed The Phantom of the Opera as the highest-grossing Broadway show in history. The Associated Press first reporte…

Linked From Playbill at 06:16PM

ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Everything's Coming Up Moses, Patti LuPone, Melissa Errico and More by Seth Rudetsky

A week in the life of actor, radio host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

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Jonathan Groff and Steven Sater Discuss New Book "A Purple Summer: Notes on the Lyrics of Spring Awakening," Part 1

Tony-winning Spring Awakening librettist and lyricist Steven Sater sat down with stars Jonathan Groff and Lauren Pritchard to talk about his new book "A Purple Summer: Notes on the L…

Linked From Playbill at 06:09PM

The Afternoon Report, Monday, April 9, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Monday, April 9, 2012 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter – http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more informati…

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Broadway box office hears the good news

Legit News: Spring break, holidays fuel B.O. rise

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Review: Theater: Quince's 'Vanities' is character-driven theater

A recent study showed that women not only make up the bulk of ticket purchasers for plays, but they also form the majority of attendees. At first glance, Jack Heifner's Vanities (1976) appea…

Linked From Philly.com at 06:04PM

Howard Theatre Ribbon Cutting: A Walk Down Memory Lane by Ally Schweitzer

In last week's feature about the Howard Theatre, I said that a strong public-relations campaign has been central to the theater's successful reopening. This afternoon's ribbon cutting outsid…

Linked From Washington City Paper at 06:04PM

Music Review: A Diva Dips Into Indie Rock and Musical Theater by Steve Smith

Renée Fleming performed selections from “Dark Hope,” Broadway songs and other works with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and Josh Groban in a “Live From Lincoln Center” program.

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‘The Lion King’ now Broadway’s all-time champ 

Very quietly, almost stealthily, a new king has been inaugurated on Broadway. Revenue figures indicate that “The Lion King” has swiped the title of Broadway’s all-time highest grossing…

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Imelda Marcos musical part of the Public Theater’s new season  by Joe Dziemianowicz

Politics and the oldest profession are on tap at the Public Theater. Leading off the 2012-13 season announced on April 9 is “Wild With Happy,” a comedy written by and starring …

Linked From New York Daily News at 06:04PM

News Nuggets: Will 'Other Desert Cities' win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama? by Gold Derby

Who will win the Pulitzer Prize for drama? "Last year at this time, as Playbill was polling theatre pundits about possible recipients of the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, many assumed …

Linked From Gold Derby at 06:04PM

The top plays for spring by Michael Billington, Lyn Gardner

From Lorca and Euripides in a festival of chaos to breathtaking circus in a cathedral, our critics pick the best theatrical experiences of the springA Marvellous Year for PlumsLong before Ir…

Linked From The Guardian at 06:04PM

'Lion King' is Broadway's All-Time Box Office King by Mark Kennedy

"The Lion King" last week swiped the title of Broadway's all-time highest grossing show from "The Phantom of the Opera."

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Superstar Cast Change, Changes Review by Suzanna Bowling

Superstar Cast Change, Changes Review:

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Washington's famed Howard Theater back from the brink

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Washington's historic Howard Theater, a launching pad for black performers from Duke Ellington to The Supremes, reopened on Monday after a $29 million restoration save…

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InterAct Theatre Company Will Receive AEA's Rosetta LeNoire Award by Daniel Lehman

Actors’ Equity Association will honor Philadelphia's InterAct Theatre Company with the 2012 Rosetta LeNoire Award on April 13.

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'Wicked' Regains Top Slot; 'Mormon' and 'Salesman' Set Records

"Wicked" soars to first place, while “Book of Mormon” and “Death of a Salesman” shatter records for their Broadway theaters.

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Theater review: 'The Bungler' at A Noise Within by Charlotte Stoudt

Charlotte Stoudt reviews A Noise Within's effervescent staging of Molière's "The Bungler"

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AndrewAndrew Insta Review Evita

We went into the new production of Evita only familiar with the Madonna version. After what happened the last time we reviewed an Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical (Jesus Christ S…

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Producers Wanted for GT’s Skokie Theatre by Chicago Plays

Gorilla Tango Theatre is looking for a wide variety of productions for their beautiful 140-seat Skokie Theatre. Primetime slots (Fridays and Saturdays!) are available through the spring, sum…

Linked From Collective Leverage at 06:00PM
Monday, April 9, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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What Happened to Off Broadway Revival of ‘Carrie’? by Patrick Healy

After the musical “Carrie” closed earlier than scheduled on Sunday, some theater bloggers and critics have wondered if it was salvageable in the first place.

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Theater Review: ‘My Occasion of Sin’ by Monica Bauer at Urban Stages by Catherine Rampell

“My Occasion of Sin,” a play about race and riots in the 1960s, is laced with the tumult of that era.

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Team StarKid, touring again with a new show by Chris Jones

Team StarKid , the remarkably popular Chicago-based theater company known for its Internet-based musical parodies, is embarking on a second national tour.

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NY Review: 'Your Boyfriend May Be Imaginary' by Suzy Evans

Meg Sturiano capably directs a large cast in “Your Boyfriend May Be Imaginary,” at Under St. Marks, but Larry Kunofsky’s words can’t escape cliché.

Linked From Backstage at 05:52PM

Glee, Starring Lea Michele, Cory Monteith & Chris Colfer, Picked Up for Season Four by Broadway.com

Glee will officially return for a fourth season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Chris Colfer, who currently play graduation seniors, are set to cont…

Linked From Broadway.com at 05:30PM

Two New Musicals Named For Yale Workshop by Frank Rizzo

"Mighty Five's Infinite Funk Odyssey" and "Morality Play" are the two musicals selected to be developed in workshop at the Yale Institute of Music Theatre.

Linked From Hartford Courant at 05:28PM

ArtsBeat: Mike Daisey to Develop New Work With Cape Cod Theater Project by Robin Pogrebin

Neil LaBute and Sharr White are among the other playwrights trying out new work in staged readings for the Cape Cod Theater Project.

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Theater Review: ‘Just Sex’ by Brandt Johnson at Theater for the New City by Daniel M. Gold

In “Just Sex” at Theater for the New City, a little dabbling in online pornography leads to dabbling in an open marriage.

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ArtsBeat: Spring Vacation Means Hit Broadway Shows Reap the Benefits of Higher Ticket Prices by Patrick Healy

"The Book of Mormon" and "Newsies" set house records, while "The Lion King" becomes the highest grossing show of all time.

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This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/9/12 by BroadwayWorld

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 4912.

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StarKid Launches 2nd National Tour, APOCALYTOUR, in Chicago, 5/9 by BroadwayWorld

Following the success of The SPACE Tour, internet sensation Team StarKid announces a second national tour APOCALYTOUR, featuring a cast of StarKid veterans performing hits from the companys …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:22PM

Public Theater in NYC reveals its 2012-13 season by The Associated Press

NEW YORK—The Public Theater will offer six plays making their world premiere and two new musicals during its 2012-2013 season, including a show with songs by David Byrne and Fatboy Sli…

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PHOTO ARCHIVE: The Best Man Star Angela Lansbury on Broadway by Matthew Blank

Angela Lansbury returned to the Broadway stage March 6 in Michael Wilson's new revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man. Playbill.com offers a look back her most memorable performances o…

Linked From Playbill at 05:15PM

Phylicia Rashad to direct at Goodman Theatre

Tony- and Emmy Award-winner Phylicia Rashad will be in the director’s chair for the upcoming About Face Theatre production of “Immediate Family,” by Paul Oakley Stovall, a Chicago play…

Linked From Chicago Sun-Times at 05:09PM
Monday, April 9, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Phylicia Rashad to direct in Chicago by Chris Jones

Phylicia Rashad has signed on to direct a play called "Immediate Family," in a new commercial production to be staged this summer in rented space at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago.

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Works by David Byrne, Colman Domingo, Michael John LaChiusa, Richard Nelson Set for Public Theater's 2012-2013 Season by Dan Bacalzo

The Public Theater has announced the line-up for its 2012-2013 season, which will begin in the fall with an October rededication of The Public's historic downtown building. Prior to t…

Linked From TheaterMania at 04:43PM

Alex Timbers to Direct Spring Into the Nova Benefit by Sarah Moore

Ars Nova has announced Spring Into the Nova, a benefit to support emerging artists. The concert will take place at the venue on Monday, April 30 at 7pm. Proceeds from the evening will help…

Linked From TheaterMania at 04:43PM

The Lion King Surpasses Phantom of the Opera as Broadway's All-Time Highest Grossing Show by Dan Bacalzo

Disney's The Lion King, currently playing at the Minskoff Theatre, has become Broadway's all-time highest grossing show, with a cumulative gross of $853,846,062 following the week …

Linked From TheaterMania at 04:43PM

Broadway Grosses: Three Shows Cross $2 Million Mark Over Holiday Week by Broadway.com

Holiday crowds hopped to Broadway over the Easter weekend with the majority of shows experiencing healthy bumps in their ticket sales. Wicked, The Lion King and Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark…

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Keira Knightley Eyes Return to West End by Broadway.com

Academy Award nominee Keira Knightley is hoping for a return to London's West End, according to The Telegraph. “Hopefully it will be soon – I love doing theatre,” Kn…

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The Lion King Surpasses Phantom as Broadway’s All-Time Highest Grossing Show by Broadway.com

Disney’s Tony-winning blockbuster The Lion King has surpassed Broadway’s longest-running show Phantom of the Opera as Broadway’s all-time highest grossing show, according t…

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Glee Picked Up for Season Four by Broadway.com

Glee will officially return for a fourth season, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and Chris Colfer, who currently play graduation seniors, are set to cont…

Linked From Broadway.com at 04:30PM

Giant, David Byrne/Fatboy Slim Musical & More Announced for Public Theater’s 2012-13 Season by Broadway.com

Michael John LaChiusa’s epic musical adaptation of Giant and a new musical collaboration between The Talking Heads' David Byrne and Fatboy Slim are among the offerings on tap …

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Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 9-15 by BroadwayWorld

Last week was epic for Disney's THE LION KING which just surpassed THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA as the top-grossing Broadway musical of all time despite opening ten years later. This week, new p…

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THE LION KING Becomes All-Time Highest Grossing Show on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

According to the Associated Press, Broadways landmark musical event THE LION KING has just become the all-time highest grossing show on Broadway surpassing THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA. THE LION…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:21PM

Ars Nova Announces SPRING INTO THE NOVA, Featuring Works from Tom Kitt, The Spring Standards and More by BroadwayWorld

Ars Nova today announced Spring Into The Nova, a benefit to support emerging artists. The concert features the music of composers Tom Kitt Pulitzer Prize-winner, Next to Normal, Dave Malloy …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:21PM

WONDERLAND to Play Japan's Aoyama Theatre This Fall by BroadwayWorld

Frank Wildhorn's WONDERLAND, which opened on Broadway last Spring, will make its international premiere at Tokyo's Aoyama Theatre in Fall 2012. Set to star in the production are Kei Aran and…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:21PM

GODSPELL to Hold Auditions for 'Cast of 2032', 4/24 by BroadwayWorld

Producer Ken Davenport announced today that on Tuesday, April 24 at Circle in the Square Theatre 1633 Broadway at 50th Street, aspiring young Broadway hopefuls can audition for The GODSPELL …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:21PM

MCC Theater Announces Titles and Writers for Free PlayLab Readings at the Lortel by Adam Hetrick

Off-Broadway's MCC Theater has announced the four new plays that will be presented as part of its 2012 PlayLab, beginning April 16 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre.

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HighTide Festival Bus: From London To Halesworth by A Younger Theatre

The HighTide Festival is back again this year, and is once again hitting Halesworth in Suffolk. Whilst not all of us are Suffolk based our friends at HighTide wanted us to share this fantast…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 04:05PM
Monday, April 9, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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New artistic director at Bailiwick Chicago by Chris Jones

Lili-Anne Brown is taking over as artistic director at Bailiwick Chicago, the small, itinerent Chicago theater company formed out of what was the Bailiwick Arts Center in the Lakeview neigh…

Linked From Chicago Tribune at 03:53PM

Theater in Los Angeles? It Exists, After All by Roger Friedman

When you think of Los Angeles, you think of movies and television.  Theater, Opera, and spectacular performance art thrive in LA, and our Leah Sydney catches us up on what is being buzzed a…

Linked From ShowBiz 411 at 03:49PM

Ravi Jain and Adam Paolozza to Star in $PENT at Queens Theatre by Sarah Moore

Queens Theatre will present the U.S. premiere of $PENT from April 27 through May 6 at the Studio Theatre. Direct from the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival, comes the U.S. premiere of this fu…

Linked From TheaterMania at 03:42PM

VIDEO FLASH: Jordan Roth Discusses Book of Mormon, Jesus Christ Superstar, and More Faith-Based Shows on Morning Joe by Andy Propst

Jordan Roth, the president of Jujamcyn Theaters, appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe on Monday, April 9. During his time on the show, Roth discussed the rise of faith-based and religiou…

Linked From TheaterMania at 03:42PM

FOX Renews Glee, Raising Hope by Dan Bacalzo

FOX has announced its Tuesday night comedy renewals, which include Glee and Raising Hope. Both shows feature theater veterans. Glee, which has been picked up for a fourth season, stars Broa…

Linked From TheaterMania at 03:42PM

Davis Gaines, Andrea Marcovicci to Join Conan O'Brien, Marcia Gay Harden for Ojai Playwrights Benefit by Bethany Rickwald

Broadway's Davis Gaines and Andrea Marcovicci are among the new additions to Ojai Playwrights Conference's previously announced 15th Anniversary Season Gala Benefit, themed "B…

Linked From TheaterMania at 03:42PM

Broadway Grosses* w/e 4/8/2012 by Ken Davenport

The following are the Broadway Grosses from the week ending April 8, 2012: Show Name GrossGross TotalAttn %Cap AvgPdAdm A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE $309,488 6,569 70.30% $47.11 ANYTHING GOES $5…

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Public sets 2012-13 season

Legit News: New musical by Byrne, Fatboy Slim on tap

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Old Fashioned Prostitutes (A True Romance) by George Hunka

The press release announcing the Public Theater’s 2012-2013 season brings happy news: Richard Foreman returns to its stage with a new play, Old Fashioned Prostitutes (A True Romance) n…

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The Lion King Is Now Broadway’s Biggest Grosser Ever

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The Weekly Howl on Tuesday, April 10: Theatermaking in DC by HowlRound

Theater J‘s artistic director Ari Roth (@arirothdc) will be co-hosting the Howl this week on Twitter using the #newplay tag. This week’s conversation will focus on the DC theater…

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Alec Baldwin & More Drop by End of the Rainbow’s Celebrity Rainbow Room by Broadway.com

When Judy Garland performs, the celebrities turn up! End of the Rainbow welcomed several famous faces to its fabulous Rainbow Room after the April 6 performance. Emmy winner and Tony nominee…

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Welcome to Broadway! One Man, Two Guvnors Pops the Champagne Following First Preview by Broadway.com

The cast of comedians that made over-the-top farce One Man, Two Guvnors a huge hit in London has arrived on Broadway! To celebrate, this talented company got the champagne corks popping at t…

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Photo Flash: First Look - Whoopi Goldberg Guest Stars on THE MIDDLE, 5/2 by BroadwayWorld

Whoopi Goldberg will guest star on the May 2nd episode of the ABC comedy THE MIDDLE. In the episode entitled 'The Guidance Counselor', Sue finds a kindred spirit in her awkward school guidan…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:21PM

Public Theater to Premiere Works of Colman Domingo, Michael Greif & More in 2012-2013; Full Season Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Public Theater has announced the line-up today for The Publics 2012-2013 Season, beginning in the fall with an October rededication of The Publics historic downtown building. The season cont…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:21PM

Public Theater's 2012-2013 Season Will Include Michael John LaChiusa's GIANT, HERE LIES LOVE Directed by Alex Timbers and More by BroadwayWorld

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Publics 2012-2013 Season, beginning in the fall with an October re…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:21PM

INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 4/9; MORMON & SALESMAN Set New Records by BroadwayWorld

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights Read on f…

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 4/8/12

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 482012

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Talking to Stephen Schwartz by Mark Blankenship

With Stephen Schwartz's Godspell and Wicked now running side by side on Broadway, the composer discusses his role in the rehearsal  process of the two revivals. READ MORE

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Marina Nemat relives her pain for stage version of Prisoner of Tehran by Richard Ouzounian

Marina Nemat was arrested, tortured and sentenced to death in Iran in 1982, leading to the book and now the play, Prisoner of Tehran.

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Goodspeed's Amazing Grace, a Tale of Song and Slavery, To Feature Chris Peluso, Whitney Bashor, Chris Hoch, Harriett D. Foy by Kenneth Jones

Chris Peluso, Dennis Parlato, Whitney Bashor and more will bring the story behind the famed spiritual "Amazing Grace" to life at the Norma Terris Theatre this spring. Goodspeed Mus…

Linked From Playbill at 03:15PM

PHOTO CALL: Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Colin Hanlon and Ilene Kristen Visit Out Of Iceland by Joseph Marzullo

Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Colin Hanlon and Ilene Kristen took in the new Off-Broadway comedy Out of Iceland the evening of April 8.

Linked From Playbill at 03:15PM

Lorna Luft Will Receive the Frank Carrington Award at Paper Mill's Center Stage Benefit Gala by Michael Gioia

Singer and actress Lorna Luft, who recently starred in Paper Mill Playhouse's production of White Christmas, will headline Paper Mill's annual Center Stage Celebration Gala Benefit M…

Linked From Playbill at 03:15PM

Giant and David Byrne's Imelda Marcos Musical Here Lies Love Among Titles Announced for Public Theater in 2012-13 by Adam Hetrick

Here Lies Love, a new pop musical about Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos by Talking Heads' David Byrne and dance DJ Fatboy Slim, will premiere as part of the Public Theater's 2012-2…

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ArtsBeat: Musical by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim Part of Next Public Theater Season by Patrick Healy

Off Broadway season to include musical version of "Giant" and new plays by Richard Nelson, Richard Foreman, and Colman Domingo.

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Ticket Offer: Half Price tickets to Don Giovanni by A Younger Theatre

Who would have thought that we’d be posting a ticket offer for a venue that we usually find ourselves dancing in? But that’s just the strange world of theatre. If you’re in…

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The Broadway League Awards New York Education Grants to WIT and WICKED by Loganne

Broadway productions of Wit by Margaret Edson and Wicked by Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman have been award New York Education Grants by The Broadway League. Each production receives a $…

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'Lion King' is Broadway's all-time box office king by Mark Kennedy

Very quietly, almost stealthily, a new king has been inaugurated on Broadway. Box office figures to be released later Monday show that "The Lion King" last week swiped the title of Broadway'…

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Spring Training for Theatre Leaders by Chris Shuff

Fifteen Emerging and Established Leader pairs from TCG Member Theatres across the country were competitively chosen to participate in the two-day TCG/American Express Leadership Boot Camp. T…

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Plays by Ed Hime, Nick Jones, Jeffrey M. Jones Set for The Flea's New Play Festival by Bethany Rickwald

The Flea Theater will present the New Play Festival, April 20-May 27. The plays set for the festival include Ed Hime's The Electric Lighthouse, a comedy about post-punk bands, indie ci…

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Jenni Barber, Adam Kantor, Lauren Molina Set for Nobody Loves You at the Old Globe by Sarah Moore

The Old Globe has announced the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Nobody Loves You, a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Gaby Alter and book and lyrics by Itamar Moses. …

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The Viennese Modernists and the science of the mind by George Hunka

Neuropsychiatrist Eric Kandel, winner of the Nobel Prize in 2000 for his contributions to the science of medicine and the understanding of memory and author of the seminal textbook Principle…

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Take a First Look at Otherworldy Love Story Ghost, Starring Caissie Levy & Richard Fleeshman by Broadway.com

After a smash run in London, hit film-turned-musical Ghost is settling into the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre on Broadway, with original stars Caissie Levy and Richard Fleeshman reprising their role…

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SLSO hires SLSYO alum Drew Thompson as new contrabassoon

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra has a new contrabassoon player: He is Andrew Thompson, a St. Louis native and alumnus of the St. Louis Symphony Youth Orchestra.

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Michael Clark Company blasts thru The Whitney Biennial by Alyssa Alpine

Michael Clark Company’s WHO’S ZOO?, part of the Whitney Biennial 2012, is Cunningham-lite via 1980s punk.

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Martin Scorsese, Alec Baldwin, et al. to Take Part in Tisch Gala, 4/19 by BroadwayWorld

The Tisch School of the Arts at New York University announced today a distinguished list of alumni will attend their annual gala, Ordinary Miraculous Celebrating Vision, on April 19th at the…

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Cyndi Lauper to Pen Memoir; Set for Fall 2012 Release by BroadwayWorld

According to the Associated Press, Broadway veteran Cyndi Lauper is curretly working on writing a memoir. Simon amp Schuster's Atria Books will release the book, which is set for a Fall 201…

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PHOTO CALL: Off-Broadway's Voca People Hit the Town by Matthew Blank

The Voca People, stars of Off-Broadway's intergalactic a capella musical, hit the town last week and took in some of New York's famous sites.

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Nobody Loves You, a Musical About Reality TV, to Feature Adam Kantor, Jenni Barber, Lauren Molina in CA by Kenneth Jones

The Old Globe's world-premiere production of the pop-flavored Nobody Loves You — a musical comedy set in the world of reality television, with music and lyrics by Gaby Alter and bo…

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Long Day's Journey proves a long night, too by Thomas Garvey

Will Lyman and Karen MacDonald channel the doomed Tyrones. Photos: Andrew Brilliant.I confess I'm on the fence about the New Rep's current version of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey…

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Peter Lockyer, Timothy Gulan Rise in Casting Shuffle of Touring Les Miserables by David Rogers

When the 25th anniversary touring version of Cameron Mackintosh’s “Les Miserables”  hit East Lansing, Mich. over the weekend, it was with a major cast shake up. Peter Lockyer, who man…

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No Excuse Is Good Enough by Don Hall

George Zimmerman has been preparing for a Grand Jury indictment by adding another lawyer, Hal Uhrig, to his defense team. In an attempt to draw sympathy from his detractors Uhrig is using an…

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Monday, April 9, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Tim Kazurinsky, David Pevsner, Bruce Vilanch Set for Scrooge & Marley Film by Dan Bacalzo

Two-time Emmy winner and theater veteran Bruce Vilanch will play Fezziwig in the independent film, Scrooge & Marley, which will be shot in Chicago in May and feature numerous local actor…

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Cyndi Lauper Memoir to Be Published Fall 2012 by Dan Bacalzo

Atria Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, will release a memoir from pop star and Broadway veteran Cyndi Lauper in Fall 2012, according to the Associated Press. Lauper appeared on Br…

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Sound of Music, Guys and Dolls, Disney's Mulan JR. Set for Berkeley Playhouse 2012-2013 Season by Bethany Rickwald

Berkeley Playhouse has announced the productions set for its 2012-2013 season of family-friendly musicals. The season will open with the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic about the novice nun…

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Katy Perry Part of Me 3D Concert Film - Official Theatrical Trailer 2012 (HD) by DanceOn

Katy Perry Part of Me 3D Concert Film - Official Theatrical Trailer 2012 (HD) Official theatrical trailer for Katy Perry: Part of Me in 3D! In theaters on July 5, 2012! Directed by Jane L…

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Broadway.com Videos Reach 5 Million YouTube Views Becoming Broadway's #1 Video Channel by Broadway.com

Since launching in 2000, Broadway.com has provided unparalleled video coverage of the Broadway and off-Broadway theater scene. Now theater fans all over the world can enjoy and share Broadwa…

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'Lion King' is Broadway's all-time box office king

Very quietly, almost stealthily, a new king has been inaugurated on Broadway. Box office figures to be released later Monday show that "The Lion King" last week swiped the title of Broadway'…

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Maureen McGovern in CARRY IT ON - Preview Trailer by Two River Theater

In a career spanning 40 years, two-time Grammy nominee Maureen McGovern has been hailed as "the Stradivarius Voice" and acclaimed for her concerts and Oscar-winning/Gold records, as well as …

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Ryan Alexander, Janine DiVita, et al. Set for York Theatre Company's ROADSIDE, HAROLD & 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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Photo Flash: First Look at GHOST THE MUSICAL on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

BWW is excited to share a first look at production photos of the supernatural power of love, which has arrived on Broadway this spring as Ghost The Musical The show, adapted from the Academy…

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'Lion King' is Broadway's all-time box office king by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK—Very quietly, almost stealthily, a new king has been inaugurated on Broadway. Box office figures to be released later Monday show that "The Lion King" last week swiped the…

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Drena De Niro, Lois Markle and Rosemary Prinz Will Be Women of a Certain Age in NYC; Robert Newman Also Stars by Michael Gioia

Cause Célèbre, in association with Mary J. Davis, will present the world premiere of Women of a Certain Age, written by award-winning playwright Susan Charlotte, beginning Apri…

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Tennessee in the Summer, About the Life of Tennesse Williams, Will Feature Jack Heller, Tamara Braun by Michael Gioia

Sal Romeo ETC and SST Productions will present Joe Besecker's award-winning play, Tennessee in the Summer, based on the life of famed playwright Tennessee Williams, beginning April 13 at…

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Philadelphia's InterAct Theatre Company Will Receive AEA's 2012 Rosetta LeNoire Award by Michael Gioia

InterAct Theatre Company, an Actors' Equity Association theatre in Philadelphia, PA, will receive AEA's 2012 Rosetta LeNoire Award.

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Cape Cod Theatre Project Will Offer Premieres by Mike Daisey and Neil LaBute by Adam Hetrick

Neil LaBute and monologist Mike Daisey will develop new works as part of the Cape Cod Theatre Project's 18th season this summer in Falmouth, MA.

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Victory Gardens' Playwrights Become "Alumni"; Four New Writers Named to Ensemble by Kenneth Jones

Victory Gardens Theatre, the Tony Award-winning Chicago resident theatre known for its Playwrights Ensemble, will welcome Philip Dawkins, Marcus Gardley, Samuel D. Hunter and Tanya Saracho i…

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Novelist Michael Morpurgo Will Share Origins of War Horse at Lincoln Center in May by Adam Hetrick

Lincoln Center Theater will host an evening with War Horse novelist Michael Morpurgo, who will share his inspiration for the acclaimed tale of a young boy and his horse, May 6 at the Vivian …

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PHOTO CALL: "Petersburg Pride" Honors Blair Underwood at A Streetcar Named Desire by Matthew Blank

Eighty people, sporting red “Petersburg Pride” shirts trekked six hours on a bus from Petersburg, VA, to NYC’s Broadhurst Theater to celebrate the Broadway debut of their hometown hero Bl…

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PHOTO CALL: Ghost The Musical, With Richard Fleeshman and Caissie Levy, on Broadway by Matthew Blank

Ghost The Musical, the supernatural romance based on the Academy Award-winning 1990 film, began Broadway previews March 15 at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre.

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Next Theatre announces 2012-2013 season

Just as Evanston’s Next Theatre prepares to open the final production of its current season Tuesday — with Amy Herzog’s “After the Revolution,” featuring Chicago treasure Mike Nuss…

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Highlights From Magic/Bird on Broadway

Eric Simonson's biographical Broadway play Magic/Bird, about the iconic players who defined the sport of basketball in the 1980s, features Kevin Daniels as Earvin "Magic" Johnson (of the Lo…

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Interview with Karen Evans by Jason King Jones by HowlRound

The Black Women Playwrights’ Group is a DC-based service and advocacy group with national reach. Their ongoing national projects include the BWPG Cyber-Narrative Project and 12Tweets@12Noo…

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Monday, April 9, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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John W. Engeman Theater Announces 2012-2013 Season by Sarah Moore

The John W. Engeman Theater in Northport has announced its 2012-2013 season. I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change (book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music by Jimmy Roberts) will kic…

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Whitney Bashor, Harriet D. Foy, Chris Hoch, Chris Peluso Set for Goodspeed's Amazing Grace by Sarah Moore

Casting has been announced for Goodspeed Musicals' premiere of Amazing Grace, to run May 17-June 10, at The Norma Terris Theatre. As previously reported, Gabriel Barre will direct. Am…

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John Cusack, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Mike Nichols Among Artists Set for Upcoming TimesTalks by Bethany Rickwald

TheTimesCenter has announced artists set for its spring 2012 TimesTalks, which will take place in TheTimesCenter from April-June. Professionals set for the spring's upcoming TimesTalks…

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The Hunchback Variations to Play 59E59 Theaters in June by Andy Propst

Theatre Oobleck's The Hunchback Variations will play 59E59 Theaters, beginning performances on June 1, prior to an official opening on June 6. With music by Mark Messing and a libretto…

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Gigi Naglak and Meghann Williams' Chlamydia dell'Arte: A Sex-Ed Burlesque to Play Los Kabayitos Theater by Bethany Rickwald

Ying Le is set to present Chlamydia dell'Arte: A Sex-Ed Burlesque, May 14-20 at Los Kabayitos Theater. Chlamydia dell'Arte: A Sex-Ed Burlesque is Gigi Naglak and Meghann William…

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Philadelphia's InterAct Theatre Company to Receive AEA's Rosetta LeNoire Award by Sarah Moore

The InterAct Theatre Company of Philadelphia has been named the recipient of AEA's prestigious 2012 Rosetta LeNoire Award. The Award will be presented to InterAct's Founding/Produ…

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Bryce Pinkham Plays The Bad Guy by Frank Rizzo

Yale Grad Cast in 'Ghost The Musical'   Follow CT Lifestyle & Entertainment News On The Courant's Features Buzz Facebook PageDa'Vine Joy Randolph isn't the only recent Yale School of…

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Philanthropy plan took Jeremy Hunt by surprise, says National Theatre boss by Patrick Wintour

Sir Nicholas Hytner says plan to cap tax relief at 25% of income goes against culture secretary's plan to encourage philanthropyThe culture secretary, Jeremy Hunt, was blindsided by Treasury…

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Letter: 'John Arden was a fine radio playwright as well as a stage dramatist of towering achievement'

Paul Allen writes: John Arden (obituary, 31 March) was a fine radio playwright as well as the stage dramatist of towering achievement described by Michael Coveney. After he had been frozen …

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French connection: have I cracked the code for a successful musical? by Mark Lawson

The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables and Blood Brothers all have links to French literature and have been going strong for around 25 years. The plot thickens ...Working on a radio docum…

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David Lindsay-Abaire Writes Strong Roles for Women in 'Good People' by Jenelle Riley

Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire brings "Good People" to the Geffen Playhouse.

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PHOTO GALLERY: Events from Week of April 2

Photos from opening night of "Evita" on Broadway, the "Three Stooges" Los Angeles premiere, and more appear in this week's gallery.

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Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Rank Nice Work If You Can Get It Star Matthew Broderick’s Top Roles by Broadway.com

As two-time Tony winner Matthew Broderick prepares for the April 24 opening of Nice Work If You Can Get It, Broadway.com asked readers which of Broderick’s prior roles is their favorit…

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Streetcar Star Blair Underwood Talks Flexing His Theater Muscles on Morning Joe by Broadway.com

Screen star Blair Underwood is making his Broadway debut in Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire, and on April 9 he stopped by Morning Joe to talk about the star-studded reviva…

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Christian Borle on the Thrill of Jumping from Smash to Peter and the Starcatcher by Kathy Henderson

After a steady climb to Broadway’s A-list, including a Tony-nominated performance in Legally Blonde and a scene-stealing comic turn (“I am not dead yet!”) in Spamalot, Chri…

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Good Cheno-Bits: Kristin Chenoweth Turns the Other Cheek & Reclaims Her Virginity on a Supersized GCB by Lindsay Champion

On Easter Sunday, ABC brought forth two holy new episodes of GCB, featuring Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth as Carlene Cockburn. First, Carlene takes the high road by asking her rival Amanda t…

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Crossword Puzzle: The 2011 - 2012 Broadway Season : Down by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VOTE IN THIS  MONTH'S THEATRE POLL AND THIS WEEK'S HOT/HOTTER!  (BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT)Many of you have asked for another crossword puzzle, and no…

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Lily goes home again in coming-of-age story

REVIEW: She never fit in before. Now that she's in college, her hometown looks like a dead-end.

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What's Playing on Broadway This Week: April 9-15 by BroadwayWorld

Look below to see what Broadway shows are playing on each night this week. Want to know what Broadway shows have Sunday evening performances Which Broadway shows have Wednesday matinees Just…

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High School in the Spotlight: Union High School by BroadwayWorld

Based on user demand, BWW is taking our commitment to arts education one step further with the launch of the BWW Student Center - High School Edition. This directory features upcoming show l…

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Chris Peluso, Whitney Bashor to Lead Goodspeed's AMAZING GRACE, 5/17-6/10 by BroadwayWorld

Goodspeed Musicals takes to the high seas with the new musical Amazing Grace. This tale about a slave trader who sees the light and dedicates himself to ending slavery will run from May 17 t…

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PHOTO CALL: James Corden and Cast Toast One Man, Two Guvnors First Preview by Matthew Blank

The Broadway transfer of the popular West End comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, about a manservant pulled between two bosses — and his own voracious appetite — began performances Apri…

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"Lost" Inge Play Off the Main Road to Feature Annalee Jefferies and Nicole Lowrance in KS; Is Broadway Next? by Adam Hetrick

Annalee Jefferies and Nicole Lowrance will co-star in William Inge's Off the Main Road, presented April 18 at the Inge Theatre Festival in Kansas. Michael Wilson (Broadway's The Best…

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Maria Pessino in Chelsea by Barry

Maria Pessino“Karma Kit Kaboodle,” a solo exhibition of new work by artist Maria Pessino opened at the Keyes Gallery in the Chelsea Art District of New York.  The show is a narrative co…

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Monday, April 9, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Next announces 2012-13 season by Chris Jones

Next Theatre of Evanston has announced its 2012-13 season. The slate, the theater company's 32nd, will begin in the fall with "Iphigenia 2.0" by Charles Mee, directed by David Kersnar.

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The Eclectic Company to Present All Over Again by Sarah Moore

The Eclectic Company Theatre will present All Over Again, beginning on April 20 at 11pm. This new late-night entertainment consists of a set of widely disparate monologues, mos…

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Randal Miles, Meg Wallace, Helen Wilson Set for Carson McCullers' The Square Root of Wonderful by Sarah Moore

Collaborative Artists Ensemble is presenting a hidden gem from Carson McCullers' The Square Root of Wonderful, beginning April 27 at the Raven Playhouse. Steve Jarrard will direct. …

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Lisa Black, Teresa Rogers and More Set for Camino Real Playhouse's Steel Magnolias by Bethany Rickwald

Camino Real Playhouse is set to present Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias, April 20-May 6. Aidan A. Daguro will direct. Set in a beauty parlor in Louisiana and focusing on six disti…

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Plays by Brooke Berman, Crystal Skillman and More Set for MCC Theater's PlayLab Readings by Bethany Rickwald

MCC Theater has announced the plays to be given staged readings as part of the company's spring 2012 PlayLab reading series, which will take place Mondays April 16-May 7 at 7pm. The pl…

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War Horse Author Michael Morpurgo Set for Event at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater by Dan Bacalzo

Lincoln Center Theater will present An Evening with Michael Morpurgo: From Devon to Broadway, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater, on Sunday, May 6 at 7:30pm. This special presentation will fea…

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Michael Sexton to Host Talkback After Julius Caesar on April 17 by Sarah Moore

Michael Sexton, Artistic Director of The Shakespeare Society, will host a talkback following the April 17performance of the The Acting Company and the Guthrie Theater's production of Sh…

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Uncle Vanya, Minerva Studio, Chichester

In a solid opening to this year’s Chichester season, the best performances come in the most incidental roles, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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Royal Ballet Triple Bill, Royal Opera House, London

Wheeldon’s ‘Polyphonia’ came to the rescue of an otherwise disappointing programme, writes Clement Crisp

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Take a Tour of Debra Messing’s Remarkably Terrible Wardrobe on Smash by Margaret Lyons and Laura Reineke

Smash has had an uneven first season. A hugely promising pilot — not to mention a still-promising premise — was followed up with a lot of nothing. Why is Ellis the worst? Why is Leo also…

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A Lesson in Casting from London’s National Theatre by Tom Mizer

London’s National Theatre (currently represented on Broadway by War Horse and One Man, Two Guvnors) is one of the world’s great arts institutions, so it’s a treat when the…

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Donna Hannover Is a Journalist on Broadway in The Best Man

I originally came to that as more of a journalist examining what it was like to be in that environment / profession, until suddenly I decided to pursue it as a career!

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Olympia Dukakis to Lead HERO Theatre's KING LEAR Benefit by BroadwayWorld

HERO Theatre will present a benefit staged reading of William Shakespeares KING LEAR on Monday, May 21st at 730PM to be held at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for TheatreLaura Pels T…

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BWW Poll Results: Voters Want Forrest Gump to Run to Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

Earlier this month, BroadwayWorld reported that movie director Kevin Smith wants to bring his 1994 flim 'Clerks' to the Broadway stage in 2014. If this plan comes to fruition it will join th…

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Lincoln Center to Present Talk With WAR HORSE Author Michael Morpurgo, 5/6 by BroadwayWorld

Lincoln Center Theater will present War Horse author Michael Morpurgo in a one-night only special event, An Evening with Michael Morpurgo From Devon to Broadway, on Sunday, May 6 at 730pm a…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/9- BRIGADOON by Stage Tube

Today in 1957, Brigadoon opened at the Adelphi Theatre, where it ran for 47 performances. Brigadoon is a musical with a book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe. Songs…

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SISTER ACT's Raven-Symone Sidelined with Flu; Returns to Stage, April 10 by BroadwayWorld

SISTER ACT's newest star Raven-Symone has been sidelined from the production for several performances last week as she battles the flu. BroadwayWorld has confirmed that the star is on the m…

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Bell, Book And Candle': 'Making '50s Fashion Bewitching by Frank Rizzo

Fabio Toblini Dresses Up "Bell, Book and Candle" at Hartford Stage   Follow CT Lifestyle & Entertainment News On The Courant's Features Buzz Facebook PageHow do you dress a witch?

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Bright Spots: Progress Lab 1422 (Vancouver) by Lois Dawson

There is a lot of conversation within the #2amt community about new models for making art, never being dark, and working collaboratively.  Progress Lab in Vancouver is a prime example of al…

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CTI is doing a case study on one of my shows. by Ken Davenport

The Commercial Theater Institute is like the astronaut training program at NASA.  There’s only one like it.  And it could just launch your career. I’ve spoken at CTI a few time…

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Broadway Hunger Games: Results #1 by BroadwaySpotted

Welcome Welcome Welcome! We return to you with a recap of the first battle of the Broadway Hunger Games. We began this journey with 24 Districts and 24 Tributes. Today…only 12 remain. …

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Monday, April 9, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Teresa’s Weekly Update: Rebellion of Consciousness Edition by Teresa Eyring

“Until they become conscious they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled they cannot become conscious.” George Orwell, 1984, Book 1, Chapter 7 I’ve just returned…

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Beth Fowler, Richard Kline to Star in Penguin Rep's Don't Talk to the Actors by Dan Bacalzo

Two-time Tony Award nominee Beth Fowler and Richard Kline - best known as Larry on Three's Company -- will star in Penguin Rep Theatre's production of Don't Talk to the Actors…

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Annalee Jeffries to Star in Off the Main Road at Inge Festival by Bethany Rickwald

The 31st Annual William Inge Theatre Festival will present a preview presentation of William Inge's Off the Main Road, April 18 at 7:30pm in the William Inge Theatre. Michael Wilson, w…

Linked From TheaterMania at 10:38AM

Tympanic Theatre Company to Present Bruce Springsteen-Inspired Deliver Us From Nowhere: Tales From Nebraska by Bethany Rickwald

Tympanic Theatre Company is set to present Deliver Us From Nowhere: Tales From Nebraska, a collection of ten short plays inspired by songs from Bruce Springsteen's album Nebraska, to ru…

Linked From TheaterMania at 10:38AM

Dan Aykroyd, Rosie O'Donnell to Guest Star on Happily Divorced by Dan Bacalzo

Actress and talk show host Rosie O'Donnell will guest star in an upcoming episode of the Fran Drescher sit-com, Happily Divorced, according to EW.com. O'Donnell, who will play an …

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DEATH OF A SALESMAN Breaks Barrymore House Record for Third Time by Kelly Guiod

Arthur Miller’s DEATH OF A SALESMAN broke the house record of the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47thStreet) for the third time, grossing $859,447.82 over seven performances for the week end…

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Yale Grad Gets 'Whoopi' Role In Broadway's Musical 'Ghost' by Frank Rizzo

  Follow CT Lifestyle & Entertainment News On The Courant's Features Buzz Facebook PageDa'Vine Joy Randolph says she's been guided by good and powerful spirits.

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Theater J’s upcoming season includes two plays by DC playwrights by Tim Treanor

Holdridge, Vreeke, Goldman and Serotsky scheduled to direct; Lawton play to have its world premiere Two acclaimed dramas from Israel will highlight Theater J’s 2012-2013 season. The compan…

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Photo Coverage: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS Company Toast Broadway Opening by Jennifer Broski

One Man, Two Guvnors, running at the Theatre Royal Haymarket through September 1, 2012, held its Broadway toast following its first preview, April 6, leading up to the show's Broadway openin…

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DEBUT OF THE MONTH: NEWSIES' Ben Fankhauser by Caryn Robbins

In a recent chat with BWW, Fankhauser spoke about why he believes NEWSIES is a timeless 'coming of age' tale of a group of boys who work together and make their voices heard.

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STAGE TUBE: Jujamycn President Jordan Roth Talks Faith on Broadway by Stage Tube

This morning, April 9, Jujamcyn President Jordan Roth appeared on MSNBC's Morning Joe to talk about the recent surge of religious and faith-centered shows on Broadway. Roth discussed Jesus C…

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Rosie O'Donnell to Guest Star on TV Land's HAPPILY DIVORCED by BroadwayWorld

TVGuide.com reports that Broadway vet and talk show host Rosie O'Donnell is set to guest star on TV Land's comedy series HAPPILY DIVORCED.

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AUDIO Special: Listen to the Title Track from LEAP OF FAITH Here! by BroadwayWorld TV

Previews began Tuesday, April 3 for Broadway's LEAP OF FAITH starring four-time Tony nominee Ral Esparza as Jonas Nightingale, in anticipation of an official opening on April 26, 2012 at the…

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Save up to 40% on Tickets to THE LYONS; Now in Previews! by Contests

The Tony Award-winning Linda Lavin stars as Rita Lyons, the indomitable matriarch of a dysfunctional family at a major crossroads. Her husband is dying, her son is in a dubious relationship,…

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Berkeley Rep's First Ground Floor Lab to Welcome Dan LeFranc, Michael Mitnick, Amelia Roper, Heidi Stillman by Kenneth Jones

More than a dozen developing projects will get sunshine at Berkeley Repertory Theatre this summer as part of the first season of The Ground Floor, a new research and development program for …

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#MusicMonday (4/9/12) by BroadwaySpotted

#MusicMonday is a trend that started on Twitter over a year ago. A lot of people used it for a while and then it started to fizzle out. Well, the problem is…I liked it. I liked it a lot. S…

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Monday, April 9, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Tamara Braun, Jack Heller, Robert Standley Set for Tennessee in the Summer by Dan Bacalzo

Sal Romeo ETC and SST Productions will present Joe Besecker's award-winning play, Tennessee in the Summer, at Sidewalk Studio Theatre, April 13-May 20. Janice Allen will direct. Based …

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Morgan James, Patrick Page and More Set for April 12 Broadway Ballyhoo by Dan Bacalzo

Jessica Hendy, Morgan James, Colleen McHugh, and Patrick Page will star in Broadway Ballyhoo at Feinstein's at Loews Regency on Thursday, April 12 at 11pm. Produced and hosted by Thea…

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Monologue Madness winner tells how she did it by Hunter Styles

Last April, for one night only, Monologue Madness gave a packed house of spectators 54 first impressions of a wide array of local and regional actors. But that night also provided a larger f…

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Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory Remember When Everything Was Possible by Michael Portantiere

Kurt Peterson and Victoria Mallory met in the mid 1960s when they were both fresh faced kids studying at AMDA, and even before they graduated, they were cast as the passionate lovers Maria a…

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Moor Power, Moor Problems by Sam Hurwitt

Othello, the Moor of Venice, Marin Theatre Company. Marin Theatre Company does its first Shakespeare play in years, and I reviewed it in Thursday’s Marin Independent Journal. So click …

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But We Regress by Sam Hurwitt

THEATER REVIEW: SAN JOSE & SAN FRANCISCO God of Carnage, San Jose Repertory Theatre. Maple and Vine, American Conservatory Theater. The Aliens, SF Playhouse. By Sam Hurwitt French playwr…

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UPDATED: Provocative musical ‘The Scottsboro Boys’ returning soon to the New York stage? by Steven P. Marsh

Will You Miss Me When I’m Gone? has heard an interesting bit of theater gossip. We’re not generally given to reporting gossip, but the source of this one seems impeccable.

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See Seattle Opera's 'Madame Butterfly' simulcast for free

Seattle Opera offers a chance to see the opening night of its production of "Madame Butterfly" in an HD simulcast at KeyArena on May 5 — for free.

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Arts Roundup: Theatrical Reaganomics Edition by Jonathan L. Fischer

The National Women's History Museum remains unbuilt—but its fundraising efforts and management look mighty suspicious. [HuffPo] The next installment of National Harbor gallery Art Whin…

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Happy Birthday, Harvey Lichtenstein! by Michael Kaiser

Today is the birthday of one of my personal heroes - Harvey Lichtenstein. Harvey, of course, was best known as...

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Kathryn Kelley on Playing Emily Dickinson in ‘The Belle of Amherst’ at Bay Theatre Company by Joel Markowitz by Joel Markowitz

Kathryn Kelley is portraying the poet Emily Dickinson in Bay Theatre Company’s production of The Belle of Amherst, and is receiving raves from local critics and audiences. I asked Kath…

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If It Only Even Runs A Minute: Musical Chairs by Jenashtep

By Jennifer Ashley Tepper In 1980, a new musical opened at the Rialto Theatre. The Rialto was demolished in 2002, but it spent most of its life as a adult film house. In fact, only 5 Broadwa…

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Happy August Wilson Day! Governor Patrick's Proclamation by Art

The Huntington Theatre Company announced that Governor Deval Patrick has proclaimed today to be August Wilson Day in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  More here.The Mirror Up To Natur…

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Monday, April 9, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Don't Cry for Them by Scott Brown

As two revivals arrive on Broadway, a critic revisits Lloyd Webber and Rice.

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Happy Easter from Some of Your Favorite Broadway Peeps by Chris Luner

Happy Easter Everyone! We here at Luner on Theatre wanted to extend our wishes to you on this holiday but also do things in our usual Luner on Theatre style! So, enjoy below as we not only w…

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Listening to… GLEE – “Big Brother”, Season 3, Episode 15 by The Broadway Critic

Much to Blaine’s chagrin, his big-shot Hollywood actor brother, Cooper (Guest Star Matthew Bomer), comes to visit in the all-new Spring Premiere “Big Brother” episode of GLEE airing Tu…

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Anne Commire dies at 72; playwright tackled women's hardships by Valerie J. Nelson

Also an editor and author, her plays - 'Shay,' 'Put Them All Together' - intertwined comedy and pathos.

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Feature: INTERVIEW: Raven-Symoné Gets Into the Sister Act by Iris Wiener

The popular young actress discussing making her Broadway musical in the hit musical.

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Be Careful! The Sharks Will Eat You! by Debbie Jackson

As reflected in the simple yet telling title of the current production at MetroStage, Be Careful! The Sharks Will Eat You!, the story depicts a family’s struggle to cross the dangerous wat…

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Anna Maria Perez de Tagle Holds Benefit Concert On Board Cruise Ship, 5/7 by Oliver Oliveros

GODSPELL star Anna Maria Perez de Tagle holds a benefit concert for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital on Monday, May 7, on board the Hornblower Hybrid embarking at 7 p.m. from Pier 40, f…

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Blood Brothers by Songs From The Musicals

Blood Brothers Kiki Dee and company of the 1988 UK Revival perform "Tell Me It's Not True" on the Olivier Awards. No copyright infringement intended. http://www.songsfromthem…

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Evita by Songs From The Musicals

Evita Elena Roger, Ricky Martin and Michael Cerveris in a promotional video featuring excerpts from the 2012 Broadway revival. No copyright infringement intended. http://www.songsfromthemu…

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How Theatre Is Shrinking In The Recession

East Bay Express 04/06/12

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Fuse Classical CD Review: “Sounds of Defiance” (Yevgeny Kutik, violin/Timothy Bozarth/piano) by Arts Fuse Editor

This recording heralds a serious, probing musician exploring some vital, if unfamiliar, twentieth-century violin repertoire, and, as such, presents a more-than-welcome addition to recent sol…

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Monday, April 9, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Katie Angus

Antic Disposition conjures up Shakespeare’s old favourite A Midsummer Night’s Dream in an enigmatic and enchanting display of colour, creativity and charm. Middle Temple Hall proves a wo…

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Julia Cho, Danny Hoch, Itamar Moses, Lynn Nottage Set for Residencies with Berkeley Rep's Summer Lab by Bethany Rickwald

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced plans to launch a summer lab of artist residencies at The Ground Floor, the theater's new Center for the Creation and Development of New Work. …

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To Juilliard and back again: Kelli Wright reinvents herself by John Barry

I met Kelli Wright outside the Strand Theatre the day before the premier of Blood-bound and Tongue-tied. She had the lead role, Jocasta, a woman with a literal Oedipus Complex. But she had a…

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BWW's On This Day - April 9, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 9 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Monday, April 9, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Onegin, London Coliseum

Rejected Onegin, by the man she loves, Tatiana has a nightmare. In the Eifman Ballet’s version of the Pushkin story, the poor girl goes to Vegas in her dreams, tormented by red-clad rock m…

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The Chicago Betrayal of the Fringe by Don Hall

A month after DCA Theater announced the companies that would make up its fall 2012 season at the Storefront Theater in the Gallery 37 Center for the Arts, those same companies have been info…

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Goings on About Town: The Theatre by The New Yorker

PageBreak -->OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS Please call the phone number listed with the theatre for timetables and ticket information. CLYBOURNE PARK Bruce Norris wrote this Pulitzer Prize-win…

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Culture City: Theaters Still Vexed by the Text

Most theaters have a ban on texting and tweeting, yet it doesn't seem to stick. Here are 10 reasons why you can't—and shouldn't—text in the theater (or concert hall or opera house or cin…

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Hilton Als: Frank Langella’s memoir “Dropped Names.” by Hilton Als

When Frank Langella donned a trench coat after having sex with an emotionally available married lady in the 1970 film “Diary of a Mad Housewife,” he was telling us as much about …

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Hilton Als: “Hit the Wall” and the Stonewall Riots. by Hilton Als

The lighting that Jeff Glass designed for Ike Holter’s “Hit the Wall” (at the Steppenwolf Garage, in Chicago) is so authoritative that it feels like a set in itself. With c…

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Blog: Becoming An Actor: Doing Just That!

I’ve signed. I actually signed a little while ago, but I didn’t really know if it was interesting enough to deserve a mention here… I now bring it up because it’s all…

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Blog: Holiday heave-ho: more privacy pleas(e)

I can't remember the last time -- if ever -- I saw someone forcibly ejected from a theatre. Standards of ushering are so tame in the West End that the most an audience member might endure is…

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Monday, April 9, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Resilience—Don’t Leave Home Without It by Admin

Posted in Uncategorized  “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.” ~Christopher Robin…

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Monday, April 9, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Hubbard Street Dance to mark 35th anniversary with new works and collaborations

New work and fresh collaborations with major choreographers will be the name of the game as Hubbard Street Dance Chicago celebrates its 35th anniversary (and Hubbard Street 2’s 15th year) …

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Openings We're Tracking This Week, April 9-15, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

(TM 1981, RUG Ltd.)Musicals everywhere and Cats twice: in a new production at Theatre Calgary, and on tour through Vancouver. You may or may not like Cats. But you will love Memories - an an…

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Acting Company and Guthrie Theater's Production of Julius Caesar Begins NYC Run April 9 by Andrew Gans

The Acting Company and the Guthrie Theater's national touring production of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar begins its limited two-week run at the Baruch Performing Arts Center April 9.

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Karen Mason and Brent Barrett Sing Happy April 9 in NYC by Andrew Gans

The Broadway at Birdland concert series continues April 9 with an evening featuring theatre favorites Karen Mason and Brent Barrett.

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PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: APRIL 9 by Anne Bradley and Ernio Hernandez

1926 Actor-manager Henry Miller, 66, dies today in New York. He acted opposite many of the leading ladies of the time, including Helena Modjeska. As a leading man with the Empire Stock Compa…

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Goodspeed's Amazing Grace, a Tale of Song and Slavery, To Feature Chris Peluso, Whitney Bashor, Chris Hoch, Harriet D. Foy by Kenneth Jones

Chris Peluso, Dennis Parlato, Whitney Bashor and more will bring the story behind the famed spiritual "Amazing Grace" to life at the Norma Terris Theatre this spring. Goodspeed Mus…

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Overtime! Lysistrata Jones Company Reunites for Two Concerts at Joe's Pub April 9 by Kenneth Jones

The Broadway cast of Lysistrata Jones is "giving it up" April 9 in a concert version of the acclaimed Broadway score at Joe's Pub. Two performances are scheduled, at 7 PM …

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"Old Friends" Meet Again: Encores! Cast of Merrily We Roll Along Records Album April 9-10 by Kenneth Jones

The cast and orchestra of the recent Encores! concert of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Merrily We Roll Along reunite April 9-10 to record a two-disc cast album for PS Classics…

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Monday, April 9, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Susan Bernfield by League of Professional Theatre Women

Artistic Director, Playwright, Performer New York, New York USA Re: life-changing. When I was in college in the mid-80s, I helped out with touring companies that came to the campus performin…

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Verdi’s ‘fallen woman’ stands up by James Jorden

An understudy saved the show at the Met’s “La Traviata” Friday night, but no star was born. Jumping into the role of Violetta, the self-sacrificing courtesan in Verdi’s tragedy, was …

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Men flock to ‘Magic/Bird’ by Kirsten Fleming

The four men milling around the Longacre Theater in casual button-down shirts looked as if they’d be more comfortable outside Madison Square Garden — but no, they didn’t take a wrong t…

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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, April 8, 2012 - Sunday, April 8, 2012.

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