Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Donna Murphy to get witchy this summer in NYC

Donna Murphy will be singing Stephen Sondheim songs again this summer. The Public Theater announced Wednesday that the two-time Tony Award winner will play the Witch in its production of the…

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IDOL WATCH: The Top 7 Perform Recent Hits! by Kelsey Denette

This week on Ammmerican Idol, it's...well, usually Idol will officially announce the themes a few days before the show airs, but this week they didn't. So is it a super special, wonderful th…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater Review: ‘Magic/Bird’ at the Longacre Theater by Charles Isherwood

The most prominent N.B.A. rivalry of the 1980s provides the basis for the new play “Magic/Bird,” on Broadway at the Longacre Theater.

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Review: Magic/Bird by Andy Propst

Basketball fans will find the greatest thrills in this pleasant play about NBA legends Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Aaron Lavigne by BroadwaySpotted

Aaron Lavigne Aaron Lavigne is part of the ensemble of RENT off Broadway which is currently playing at New World Stages. He also understudies Roger in the show, but he used to understudy Ma…

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Q&A: Christian Borle | Theater | reviews, guides, things to do, film - Time Out New York by Raven Snook

The star of Smash returns to his theatrical roots in Peter and the Starcatcher.

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Mike Nichols on The Graduate by David Fear

The director of this 1967 classic reflects on its making.

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Magic/Bird

Legit Reviews||Broadway: The same folks who pulled "Lombardi" out of a hat are trying for another made-to-order sports entertainment, this time about the fierce rivalry and even…

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Magic/Bird: Theater Review by David Rooney

Two basketball Hall of Famers get warm but dramatically insubstantial treatment in Eric Simonson's account of their decade at the top.

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Broadway review: 'Magic/Bird'

In the middle of Magic/Bird, the smooth and warm new play about a friendship that blooms from the deep roots of rivalry, playwright Eric Simonson writes a deft pivoting scene. Two young guys…

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Reviews and News: Magic/Bird

BroadwayStars collection of Reviews and News for Magic/Bird

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Jennifer Lopez Dance Again - Official Dance Tutorial with Choreographer JR Taylor by DanceOn

Jennifer Lopez Dance Again - Official Dance Tutorial with Choreographer JR Taylor Official Jennifer Lopez "Dance Again" dance choreography step-by-step how to and tutorial. Learn …

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Magic/Bird: Theater Review by David Rooney

The glory years of NBA superstars Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird are affectionately recalled in Eric Simonson's bio-play, from the same Broadway producing team as last season's NFL-ba…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Complete Casting Announced for ‘The Sound of Music’ by Loganne

The complete casting for the Carnegie Hall production of The Sound of Music has been announced. Joining Laura Osnes, who will play Maria Rainer, will be Mary Michael Patterson of Anything Go…

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Nussbaum to play Freud

Dr. Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, was 83 when he died in London in 1939. Mike Nussbaum, one of the genuine godfathers of Chicago theater, is a hale and hearty 89 years of age …

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Dance Moms Miami - Season 1 Episode 2 - Moms Making Waves - Todrick Hall Full Episode Recap by DanceOn

Dance Moms Miami - Season 1 Episode 2 - Moms Making Waves - Todrick Hall Full Episode Recap Dance Moms: Miami season 1 episode 2, "Moms Making Waves." In this FYI recap, Todrick …

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Jennifer Lopez Dance Again ft. Pitbull - Official Video Choreography - JR Taylor Interview by DanceOn

Jennifer Lopez Dance Again ft. Pitbull - Official Video Choreography - JR Taylor Interview Jennifer Lopez released the steamy video for her latest single "Dance Again," which feat…

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Interview with Gregg Henry by Jason King Jones by HowlRound

Jason: What is the Kennedy Center’s relationship with DC and the American theater? Gregg: The Kennedy Center proper is the nation’s performing arts center, and one of our principal inter…

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The Morini Strad

“Based on a true story” is always a phrase that puts me off my feed. Usually the author is so dedicated to the details of the tale that s/he forgets to create a plot around which a play…

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MAGIC/BIRD - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

For the six actors in Magic/Bird, the new play by Robert Simonson that just opened at the Longacre, the first scene must provide a head-to-toe thrill.

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NY Review: 'Julius Caesar' by Karl Levett

The Acting Company’s modern-dress “Julius Caesar” is a speedy, well-spoken Shakespearean production, strong on clarity but less so on emotion.

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Matthew Broderick to Co-host LIVE! WITH KELLY, 4/26 by BroadwayWorld

Syndicated morning show LIVE with Kelly announces the line-up of guest co-hosts who will join Kelly Ripa during the week of April 23-27, 2012. The lineup includes actor Matthew Broderick, wh…

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‘Rapunzel’ lets down its hair and has some fun by Celia Wren

If you have to have a witch for a mother, you could do a lot worse than the enchantress in Imagination Stage’s “Rapunzel.” Sure, this black-arts virtuoso has a bad habit of turning acq…

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Fuse Interview: Talking to the Future — Discovery Ensemble’s Courtney Lewis by Arts Fuse Editor

What lies in the future for the critically praised organization? Music director Courtney Lewis has plans that will keep him with the Discovery Ensemble for some time.

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David Byrne, Fatboy Slim Musical Headed Off-Broadway

New York's Public Theater plans to stage the David Byrne and Fatboy Slim (nee Norman Cook) musical "Here Lies Love" next year. It will be directed by Alex Timbers ("Bloody Bloody Andrew Jack…

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Family, religious-themed Broadway productions have holiday success by Winiarss

Broadway gross ticket sales increased dramatically for the week ending April 8, with sales up $4 million (17.5%) from the previous week, mostly due to Easter weekend earnings. Gross ticket …

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A Conversation With Anne Bogart

See the Obie-winning director and author Anne Bogart discuss her new book "Conversations with Anne Bogart," at the Drama Book Shop April 17 at 4 p.m.

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NY Review: 'Magic/Bird' by Suzy Evans

Eric Simonson and Thomas Kail unsuccessfully translate basketball to the stage with “Magic/Bird,” based on the rivalry between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird.

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Review: Re-Spiced: A Silk Road Cabaret (Silk Road Rising) by Scotty Zacher

Aristic Director and creator Jamal Khoury has devised an evening of song and prose rooted in the vast, disparate geography and culture of the great Silk Road trade route, making for a though…

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Happy Birthday, Moonface! Bernadette Peters Surprises Anything Goes Star Joel Grey on His 80th Birthday by Broadway.com

The Anything Goes crew welcomed two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters aboard the S.S. American on April 11 to celebrate a very important milestone: cast member Joel Grey’s 80th b…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Review Roundup: MAGIC/BIRD Opens on Broadway - Updating LIVE! by Review Roundups

MAGICBIRD, a new play from the team that brought LOMBARDI to the stage last season opened tonight, April 11, 2012 on Broadway. Let's see what the critics had to say

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Larry Bird and 'Magic' Johnson end up on Broadway by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK—Tug Coker grew up in suburban Virginia with an impossible dream: One day he'd love to play pro basketball.

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PHOTO CALL: John Lithgow Stars in David Auburn's The Columnist on Broadway by Matthew Blank

The Columnist, David Auburn's character study about the complexities and contradictions in the life and work of the late conservative journalist Joseph Alsop, got its first performance o…

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Family truths clash in charged ‘Revolution’

We like to have our politics in black and white, with clear-cut ideologies defining who we are and how we wish to be governed. But life is more complex than that. So while some might head fo…

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Thrills, laughs and sex appeal – theatre review of “Deathtrap” at the Davidson/Valentini by Pauline Adamek

When was the last time you heard a theater audience scream in fright?! Okay, this critic merely jumped out of her seat, but there was a lot of shrieking going on in this intimate (50-seat) b…

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Families, politics so awkward by Chris Jones

"Those people could be my neighbors," I heard one woman remark at the conclusion of "After the Revolution," the current production at the Next Theatre in Evanston. Actually, Amy Herzog's imp…

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Broadway's Rock of Ages Cast Members to Perform at JFK Airport by Dan Bacalzo

Cast members from the Broadway production of the musical Rock of Ages will perform at the American Airlines Terminal 8 at John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) on Friday, April 13, wit…

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Perfect Crime Starring Catherine Russell to Host 25th Anniversary Celebration on April 18 by Bethany Rickwald

Perfect Crime, the longest running play in New York's history, is set to host a 25th anniversary celebration on April 18, beginning at 7pm at the Snapple Theater Center. Directed by Je…

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Matthew Broderick, Mark Consuelos, Mario Lopez Set to Co-Host Upcoming Live! With Kelly Episodes by Dan Bacalzo

Theater veterans Matthew Broderick, Mark Consuelos, and Mario Lopez will be among the upcoming guests hosts who will join Kelly Ripa on the popular morning talk show, LIVE! with Kelly. Lope…

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PHOTO FLASH: Bernadette Peters Joins Anything Goes Cast to Celebrate Joel Grey's 80th Birthday by David Gordon

Bernadette Peters and the cast of Anything Goes surprised Joel Grey with an on-stage birthday celebration following the Wednesday, February 11 matinee of the revival at the Stephen Sondheim …

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Students make poetry on the spot

WU-SLam will perform Friday and Saturday

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Doggie Nuptials! Orfeh’s Pomeranian to Wed Chihuahua Girlfriend for Animal Rescue Benefit by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Orfeh will play mother of the groom to her Pomeranian Boo in mid-May, according to The Wall Street Journal. The pup will marry a Chihuahua named Piper, owned by Orfeh's frie…

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Did Our Word of Mouth Panelists Get in the Game at Magic/Bird? by Broadway.com

Thirty years ago, Los Angeles Lakers star Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Boston Celtics great Larry Bird started a rivalry on the basketball court that turned into one of the greates…

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Mikhail Baryshnikov – A Russian In Paris by Jessica Koslow

Mikhail Baryshnikov immigrated to the West from the Soviet Union, becoming an international ballet superstar. Now, at age 64, his destinations have changed – he doesn’t dance much in the…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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New musicals move forward

A couple of new musicals, Liberace bio-tuner "All That Glitters" and pirate tale "Treasure Island," have each set the stage for the next step in development.

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Andrea McArdle and Constantine Maroulis to Lead Reading of Air Supply Musical Lost In Love by Adam Hetrick

Annie Tony Award nominee Andrea McArdle will join the previously reported Tony nominee Constantine Maroulis for the upcoming industry readings of the new Air Supply musical Lost In Love.

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Next to Normal, A.R. Gurney, Woody Guthrie and More Find Home at Adirondack Fest This Summer by Kenneth Jones

Adirondack Theatre Festival will stage five events this summer between June 26-July 28 at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Glens Falls, NY. Works by A.R. Gurney, Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, Woo…

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Dance Review: 'Last Touch First' by Lisa Jo Sagolla

Choreographed by Ji?í Kylián and Michael Schumacher and performed by former members of Nederlands Dans Theater, “Last Touch First” is a triumph.

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NY Review: 'Federer Versus Murray' by Robert Windeler

Actor-author-director Gerda Stevenson pulls off an impressive hat trick in “Federer Versus Murray,” a moving one-act about loss, denial, blame, and escape.

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Canadian theatre finally takes on the Afghan war by J. Kelly Nestruck

While American and British playwrights have already mounted plays about the post-9/11 wars, all has been quiet on the Canadian theatrical front. That silence is about to be broken as three n…

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The Afternoon Report, Wednesday, April 11, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Wednesday, April 11, 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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Chris Noth Marries Tara Wilson by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway and television star Chris Noth and Tara Wilson were married in Hawaii on April 6, according to People.com. The couple have a four-year-old son named Orion Christopher. Noth has a…

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Pace University to Present An Evening with Zoe Caldwell by Sarah Moore

Pace University has announced An Evening with Zoe Caldwell for their Master Series. The event will be held Monday, April 23, at 6pm at the university's Michael Schimmel Center for the A…

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Peggy Cosgrave, Andrea Maulella Set for Miracle on South Division Street by Sarah Moore

Casting has been announced for Miracle On South Division Street, by Tom Dudzick, directed by Joe Brancato. Performances begin April 25 at St. Luke's Theatre. Miracle On South Division…

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Will Pomerantz to Direct Prospect Theater Company's Nymph Errant by Bethany Rickwald

Prospect Theater Company will present Cole Porter's Nymph Errant, July 7-29 at the Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row. Will Pomerantz will direct. Musical direction will be by Jim Bassi. …

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News: (Ottawa) GCTC announces 2012-13, last Johnson season by The Charlebois Post

Axis Theatre Company's Number 14 (photo: David Cooper)Great Canadian Theatre Company (GCTC) launched what artistic director, Lise Ann Johnson, is calling "a season full of heart and humour."…

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Michael Shannon, Reed Birney and Maria Dizzia to Star in Uncle Vanya at Soho Rep by Broadway.com

Michael Shannon (Mistakes Were Made), Reed Birney (A Small Fire) and Merrit Weaver (The Illusion) will star in Annie Baker’s off-Broadway adaptation of Uncle Vanya, according to The Ne…

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Newsies Star Andrew Keenan-Bolger Shares His Obsession With Showgirls, Tara Lipinski, Gavin Creel and His Sister Celia by Broadway.com

Broadway stars know what’s hot in entertainment, fashion and pop culture, so Broadway.com decided it was high time to tap in to the after-hours obsessions of our favorite stage actors.…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: First Look at THE COLUMNIST- Production Shots! by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere production of THE COLUMNIST, by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn, directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan began previews on April 4 a…

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Danny Glover, Pablo Schreiber et al. Join HBO's MUHAMMAD ALI Film by BroadwayWorld

According to a report by Deadline.com, Danny Glover, Barry Levinson, Pablo Schreiber, Ed Begley Jr., Bob Balaban and Kathleen Chalfant have joined the fray in Stephen Frears HBO film Muhamma…

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek- Uma Thurman Sings on Next Week's SMASH! by Stage Tube

Next week on SMASH, Bombshell is turned upside-down by the arrival of movie star Rebecca Duvall special guest star Uma Thurman. Karen Katharine McPhee and Ivy Megan Hilty are drawn into an u…

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STAGE TUBE: CHICAGO's Christie Brinkley Credits Billy Joel with Career Inspiration by Stage Tube

Access Hollywood recently interviewed CHICAGO Roxie Hart actor and former supermodel Christie Brinkley. Brinkley discussed her ex-husband, Billy Joel, and how spending time together at their…

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AUDIO: Scarlett Johansson Sings 'Summertime!' by Stage Tube

Tony winner Scarlett Johansson, who is rumored to return to Broadway in an upcoming revival of CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, will show off her singing skills in the upcoming 'Days of Grace.' Johans…

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Soho Rep's Uncle Vanya to Star Michael Shannon, Maria Dizzia, Georgia Engel and More by Adam Hetrick

Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon, Tony nominees Maria Dizzia and Peter Friedman, as well as Reed Birney and Georgia Engel have been announced to appear in the new adaptation of Anton Ch…

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: Backstage at Broadway's Once and the "Letterman" Set With J. Michael Zygo by Matthew Blank

The cast of Broadway's Once performed on "The Late Show With David Letterman" March 29 before heading to the Jacobs for their evening performance. Company member J. Michael Zyg…

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NBC’s ‘SMASH’ MAKE A MUSICAL’s 2nd Visit – Westinghouse Academy, Pittsburgh by Cindy Ripley

Westinghouse Academy Pittsburgh, PA Reported by: Cindy Ripley, iTheatrics Senior Education Associate, Resident Master Teacher March 30, 2012 Do I speak for all teachers when I say that we si…

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ArtsBeat: At 'Streetcar' Performance, the Howls Weren't Just 'Stella!' by Patrick Healy

An audience member's outburst stopped the show during an unlikely moment on Tuesday night.

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"Red" at TheaterWorks of Hartford by Fred Sokol

Red, a transfixing, combative two-hander at Hartford's TheaterWorks through May 6th, boasts detailed, forceful performances by Jonathan Epstein as Mark Rothko and Tomas Leverton as his assis…

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Rex Reed eviscerates Broadway's 'Evita' starring Ricky Martin by David Ng

"Evita" on Broadway, starring Ricky Martin, gets a big, bad review from Rex Reed.

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The Future of the Nonprofit System by Isaac Butler

I apologize in advance for how angry this blog post is. I normally try to be somewhat restrained (while still spunky!) with my rhetoric but sometimes you just gotta unload. Richard Dare, CEO…

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Florence Henderson to Perform All the Lives of Me on April 13 and 14 by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage and screen star Florence Henderson will present her one-woman show, All the Lives of Me...A Musical Journey on Friday, April 13 at 7:30pm and 9:30pm at Princeton's McCarter Theate…

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A new season at Northrop Dance

The 2012-13 season includes shows at the Orpheum, O'Shaughnessy and Ted Mann Concert Hall.

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George Clooney, Christine Lahti, Jane Lynch, Brad Pitt Featured on LATW's 8 Audio Recording, Set for June 1 Release by Andy Propst

L.A. Theatre Works will release the full cast audio recording of the Los Angeles premiere of Dustin Lance Black's play 8 for both purchase and digital download on June 1. As previous…

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Reed Birney, Michael Shannon, Merritt Wever Set for Soho Rep's Uncle Vanya by Brian Scott Lipton

Casting has been announced for Soho Repertory Theatre's production of Annie Baker's adaptation of Anton Chekhov's Uncle Vanya, to run June 7-July 15. Sam Gold will direct the …

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South Coast Rep's Jitney to Transfer to The Pasadena Playhouse by Sarah Moore

The Pasadena Playhouse has announced that South Coast Repertory's production of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Ron OJ Parson, will transfer to The Pasadena Playhouse immediate…

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Chicago Run of Freud's Last Session to Present Post-Show Talkback Series by Bethany Rickwald

Freud's Last Session, which is currently running at the Mercury Theater, has announced plans to present a post-show talkback series, May 11-20. For the series, the production is inviti…

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Filichia’s Features: DAMN YANKEES for All Time! by Peter Filichia

The recent Paper Mill Playhouse production of DAMN YANKEES was so nice that I saw it twice. (Those in Seattle will be able to catch this production from April 21 to May 20, 2012.) That the o…

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'Peter Pan' prequel and a Pulitzer winner

'PETER AND THE STARCATCHER'

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Fringe’s Frontier by Julianne Brienza by HowlRound

As I carve out time and brain space to write this post, I am flooded with pride for the artists producing independent theater in DC. There have been many companies that have been “born” …

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ArtsBeat: Downtown Stage Stars (a Few With TV Credits) Will Populate 'Uncle Vanya' by Patrick Healy

Michael Shannon, Reed Birney and Merritt Wever will be in the cast of Annie Baker's adaptation of the Chekhov play.

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Complete Cast Announced for Carnegie Hall’s The Sound of Music, Starring Laura Osnes by Broadway.com

Mary Michael Patterson (Anything Goes) and Nick Spangler (The Book of Mormon) will play young lovers Liesl von Trapp and Rolf Gruber in Carnegie Hall's April 24 concert of The …

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Nick Spangler, Cotter Smith, Reed Birney Join Starry Cast of Carnegie Hall Sound of Music by Andrew Gans

Casting is now complete for Carnegie Hall's upcoming concert presentation of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical The Sound of Music, which is scheduled for April 24 at 8 PM in th…

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Richard H. Blake, Nick Cartell, Rebecca Larkin and More Will Perform at Drew Overcash's By Your Side Concert by Michael Gioia

Time Out Lounge at New World Stages will host By Your Side, a musical showcase featuring the tunes of singer-songwriter Drew Overcash, April 22.

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When opera becomes a family affair by Colin Eatock

Second-generation singers see their inheritances as both enriching and challenging

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Beautiful singing, but Tales of Hoffman are really musical sugar by Tamara Bernstein

Great performances across the board in The Tales of Hoffman, but the music director missed the light touch and irony of the style

Linked From The Globe and Mail at 03:50PM

Letter: Dad's Army memories by The Stage

"Don't tell him, Pike!" (letters, April 5) was a fitting memory of Arthur Lowe's guarded advice to his junior in Dad's Army that went adrift when uttered in the presence of (much missed acto…

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Letter: David Smiles by The Stage

David Smiles died in Wanganui, New Zealand, on January 30, aged 77.

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Letter: Scarborough Futurist change will be for the best by The Stage

Your correspondent, Patricia David, provides only part of the picture regarding the Futurist (letters, March 22).

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Letter: Does it matter where you come from? by The Stage

I'm an author and playwright and wanted to submit a script to the Abbey Theatre, Dublin, because the play is about a (fictional) Irish genius. To my surprise theatre staff informed me that t…

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Letter: Clooney condemnation illogical and absurd by The Stage

A number of points need to be made about Clive Hurst's extraordinary letter seemingly castigating George Clooney's support for human rights in Sudan when he (Clooney) and others supposedly n…

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Backstage: Lighting up Dickens by The Stage

Entertainment lighting specialist, White Light, recently supplied equipment and support services to Mr Dickens and the Actors - a production marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Cha…

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Backstage: VisuaLies supplies Sort Sol by The Stage

Danish lighting designer, Kasper Christiansen of VisuaLies, recently used a combination of Clay Paky Shotlight Washes and Alpha Profile 1500s on pioneering punk band, Sort Sol's, recent Dani…

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Backstage: Lab.gruppen and Lake launch UK Training and Certification Programme by The Stage

Lab.gruppen and Lake have announced details of a new training and certification programme being launched next month.

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Letter: Funding was not cut through lack of merit by The Stage

Loathe as I am to contradict the minister for culture, I should point out that not all the organisations that lost their arts council revenue funding from April 1 did so on the basis of "art…

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Backstage: Growing Impact by The Stage

Impact, the trade distribution company for sound, lighting and staging, now has six new UK branches up-and-running - in Park Royal (north London), Belvedere (south London), Glasgow, Edinburg…

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An embarassment of classic(al) riches by Mark Shenton

The British theatre regularly throws up an embarrassment of riches. In the last week, while I was away in the US, not one but two separate studio productions of Uncle Vanya opened to nationa…

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Last chance to see Hunter Parrish & first chance to see Corbin Bleu by Ken

Just quick reminder that this your last week to catch Hunter Parrish in Godspell!  Hunter’s last performance will be this Sunday, April 15th at 7:30 PM.   And let me just say, if you…

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Opera review: The Tales of Hoffmann at the COC by Arthur Kaptainis

Can you hum the Barcarolle from The Tales of Hoffmann? Of course you can, even if you think you cannot. Can you provide a synopsis of the plot? Of course not, even if you suppose that you ca…

Linked From National Post (Canada) at 03:39PM

SILENCE! The Musical Extends to September 2 by Griffin Miller

SILENCE! will not be silenced! One of Off-Broadway's biggest current hits, SILENCE! The Musical -- the tuneful spoof that's an unauthorized parody of the Oscar-winning film Silence of the La…

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Alabama Shakes at Bowery Ballroom

Early adopters take note: the Athens, Alabama-based quartet will be bringing their rollicking blues-rock to New York tonight on the heels of the release of their debut album, Boys & Girls, w…

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News: Philadelphia Theatre Alliance folding up shop by Howard Shapiro

The service organization for the region's theaters, which has spearedheaded many projects including the Barrymore Awards, is dissolving. Inquirer theater critic Howard Shapiro reports.

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Made Up – review by Lyn Gardner

Soho Theatre, LondonThe title says it all. Cartoon de Salvo's latest show comes freshly minted every night using the long-form improvisation that the engaging company previously utilised in …

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Vanessa Redgrave: 'I want to give people the jolliest time' by Michael Billington

As the director of 2012's Brighton festival, Vanessa Redgrave hopes to save the Earth, fix the economy and uncover the real origins of the Arab spring. So why does Michael Billington th…

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CARRIE closes (again) demonstrating the power of conventional wisdom -- always conventional, seldom wise by Rolando Teco

The New York Times attempts to explain the recent closing of CARRIE by interviewing producers not connected to the show. That's sort of like asking executives at Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile…

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Blair Underwood Transforms Himself in 'A Streetcar Named Desire' by Suzy Evans

Blair Underwood makes his Broadway debut as Stanley in the revival of Tennessee Williams' "A Streetcar Named Desire."

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Maureen McGovern charms in 'Carry It On' by Peter Filichia

In the Red Bank show, the singer freely owns up to three score and two years.

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Broadway Review: END OF THE RAINBOW

Tracie Bennett’s performance as Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow is as exhausting to watch, as it must be to perform. With all of her ups and downs and neurotic behaviour, Bennett’s…

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NJ Stage: The Sunshine Boys, Dreamcatcher and 'The 39 Steps' by Peter Filichia

Also: Lorna Luft hosts "Center Stage Celebration."

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New theater review for LA Weekly – Molière’s “The Bungler” at A Noise Within by Pauline Adamek

My theater review for the LA Weekly this week has been dubbed the ‘Pick of the Week.’ Read all about The Bungler, the hilarious farce by 17th century French playwright Molière,…

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Andrea Martin and Seth Rudetsky, weekending in Chicago by Chris Jones

Andrea Martin is headed to Second City's UP comedy club with her semi-autobiographical show, "Final Days! Everything Must GO!." 

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Kevin V. Smith to Star in Bernard-Marie Koltès' Night Just Before the Forest by Bethany Rickwald

Lake Como in Rome is set to present the Chicago premiere of Bernard-Marie Koltès' Night Just Before the Forest, to run May 17-June 16 at The Viaduct Theater. Elisabeth Barni…

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Donna Murphy to Join Amy Adams in Shakespeare in the Park's Into the Woods by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award winner Donna Murphy will play the Witch in the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park presentation of the musical, Into the Woods, to perform at the Delacorte Theater, July…

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Brian Copeland's The Waiting Period Extended Through May 26 at The Marsh by Bethany Rickwald

Brian Copeland's solo show The Waiting Period, which is currently running at The Marsh, has been extended through May 26. The Waiting Period is a look at the ten-day period in Copeland…

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Reed Birney, Nick Spangler and More to Join Laura Osnes, Brooke Shields for Sound of Music at Carnegie Hall by Dan Bacalzo

Complete casting has been announced for Carnegie Hall's presentation of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The Sound of Music, to be presented at 8pm on Tuesday, April 24. Gary Griffin wi…

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John Hill, Paul Iacono and More Set for Justin Sayre Is Alive and Well... Writing by Dan Bacalzo

Cole Escola, John Hill, Paul Iacono, Rob Maitner, and Ian Scott McGregor will be featured in Justin Sayre Is Alive and Well... Writing, to be presented at Ars Nova on April 20 and 21 at 8pm.…

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Florence Henderson to Perform All the Lives on Me on April 13 and 14 by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage and screen Florence Henderson will present her one-woman show, All the Lives of Me...A Musical Journey on Friday, April 13 at 7:30pm and 9:30pm at Princeton's McCarter Theater and…

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Breaking News: Caldwell Cancels Last Show; “All Options Are On The Table” For Future by Bill Hirschman

The Caldwell Theatre Company, the region’s second oldest professional theater still in operation, has cancelled its last show of the season and is considering every possible scenario for i…

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Christina Ricci, Back Onstage by Alexis Soloski

Christina Ricci, a film actor who suffered from stage fright during her first play, has returned to the theater.

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Murphy bewitched by 'Woods'

Legit News: Actress joins cast of outdoor production

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Kristin Chenoweth Chats About Her Fellow Glindas and Making Out with Gay Guys on Watch What Happens Live! by Broadway.com

GCB mean girl Kristin Chenoweth is such a sweetheart in real life that Bravo’s Andy Cohen couldn’t resist the opportunity to see the Tony winner throw some shade during her …

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Spider-Man Star Rebecca Faulkenberry Shows Off Her Bermuda Obsession and Baby Guitar-Playing Skills by Broadway.com

As Mary Jane Watson, the object of Peter Parker’s affection in Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, Rebecca Faulkenberry is often a damsel in distress. But when the actress invited Broadway.…

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Donna Murphy Joins Amy Adams & More in Shakespeare in the Park's Into the Woods by Broadway.com

Two-time Tony winner Donna Murphy will star as The Witch in the upcoming Shakespeare in the Park production of Stephen Sondheim’s fairy tale musical Into the Woods, according to t…

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Long Day's Journey into Night, Apollo, London by Mark Shenton

Apollo, London: At a time when London's commercial sector has all but abandoned the serious play and so many of the more intimate theatres that once would have housed them are permanent…

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The Phantom of the Opera, Palace, Manchester by Mark Shenton

Palace, Manchester: "Night-time sharpens, heightens each sensation/ darkness stirs and wakes imagination/ silently the senses abandon their defences," the Phantom famously sings in…

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The Kennedys Take Comedies to the Next Level by Steve Julian

Danielle Kennedy and Beth Kennedy, mother and daughter, discuss their separate specialties within the trenches of LA theater comedy. Danielle is about to open in Bart DeLorenzo’s staging o…

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Confirmed: Donna Murphy to Star in INTO THE WOODS in Central Park by BroadwayWorld

As first reported exclusively by BroadwayWorld.com last week, the Public Theater confirmed today that Tony Award-winner Donna Murphy has been cast as The Witch in Stephen Sondheim and James …

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THEATER TALK to Feature Patrick Healy in SPIDER-MAN Interview, 4/13 by BroadwayWorld

Patrick Healy, New York Times reporter on the theater beat, is set to return to THEATER TALK in an all-new interview about the contentious SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK lawsuit between the sh…

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Nick Spangler, Mary Michael Patterson Join Starry Cast of THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Carnegie Hall; Complete Cast Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Carnegie Hall today announced the complete cast for its gala benefit performance of The Sound of Music on Tuesday, April 24 at 800 p.m. in Stern AuditoriumPerelman Stage. New to the cast are…

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Peggy Roeder, Craig Spidle, Kevin McKillip Among Cast of Sean Grennan's Making God Laugh in Chicago by Michael Gioia

Sean Grennan's Making God Laugh, a comedy inspired by the Woody Allen quote, "If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans," will have its Chicago premiere May 3 at Theat…

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Wish Fulfilled: Donna Murphy Is the Witch for Shakespeare in the Park Into the Woods by Adam Hetrick

Two-time Tony Award winner Donna Murphy will cast a spell as the Witch in the Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park revival of Into the Woods this summer. The role of the wise but cro…

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ArtsBeat: Donna Murphy to Play the Witch in 'Into the Woods' by Erik Piepenburg

In this summer's Shakespeare in the Park production, she joins a cast that includes Amy Adams and Jessie Mueller.

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PHOTO FLASH: Victoria Clark, Chuck Cooper, Kelli O'Hara in Collegiate Corale's The Mikado by Tristan Fuge

On Tuesday, April 10, The Collegiate Chorale presented The Mikado at Carnegie Hall with Ted Sperling at the helm as part of the company's 2012 Spring Benefit honoring Norman Peck and Th…

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Review: (Ottawa) Wits End III, Love Life by The Charlebois Post

Shamas, AloneNot really a play...but it is theatreby Jim MurchisonI have a confession to make. I am not now, nor have I ever been a woman. I am a little embarrassed that I have had no experi…

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Review: (Toronto) Tales of Hoffmann by The Charlebois Post

(l - r) Andriana Chuchman as Olympia, Steven Cole as Cochenille and Michael Barrett as Spalanzani (Photo: Michael Cooper)Beyond ExpectationsCOC delivers a minor miracleby Axel Van CheeOffenb…

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News: (Toronto) SummerWorks announces 2012 lineup by The Charlebois Post

NutterThe 22nd SummerWorks Festival (August 9-19) will feature 40 plays as chosen by a jury for this not-quite-fringe event.Among the many notables are a new work by Daniel MacIvor, Johanna …

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News: (Vancouver) Arts Club announces barn-burning 2012-13 season by The Charlebois Post

Vancouver Playhouse is no more but, as they say, the show must go on and Arts Club is providing plenty to fill the void. The company's three houses - Stanley Industrial Alliance Stage, Granv…

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Magic Bird Opens on Broadway Tonight

Magic/Bird, the dramatic retelling of the infamous rivalry between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, opens tonight on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre. Kevin Daniels and Tug Coker play the famou…

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American Idol's Syesha Mercado to Star in Once On This Island at Paper Mill Playhouse by Broadway.com

American Idol finalist Syesha Mercado will star in Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens’ musical Once On This Island at New Jersey’s Paper Mill Playhouse. Directed by Thomas Kail and…

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Katie Holmes, Allison Janney, Mark Rylance & More May Star in Modern Film Adaptation of The Seagull by Broadway.com

A starry cast is in negotiations for a modern film adaptation of Chekhov’s The Seagull, written and directed by Christian Camargo (The Hurt Locker, Dexter) according to Variety. Katie …

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Tickets to Off-Broadway’s Provocative New Comedy Cock Now on Sale by Broadway.com

Tickets are now available for off-Broadway’s sexy new play Cock. Written by Mike Bartlett and directed by James MacDonald, the Olivier Award-winning play stars Alcatraz's Jaso…

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Glee Poll: What Was Your Favorite Heartwarming Moment From the Spring Premiere? by Broadway.com

Glee is finally back after a seven-week hiatus! When we last left the McKinley High gang, Quinn was involved in a horrific car accident, Sue announced she was pregnant (cue snarky comment fr…

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Watch Chicago's Christie Brinkley Dish on Belting Show Tunes with Billy Joel on Access Hollywood by Broadway.com

Christie Brinkley recently stopped by Access Hollywood to discuss her return to Chicago as Roxie Hart. During her interview, the supermodel credited her famous ex-husband, Billy Jo…

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‘Goodness Gracious! Great Balls Of Entertainment’: Million Dollar Quartet Truly Is A One In A Million Hit! by Leo Buck

What a novelty–a musical that’s literally about the music! In these ’post Andrew Lloyd Webber” days of seismically over sized glitz and special effects, it’s often easy for a s…

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Lickety Split by Chloe Veltman

Perhaps one of the greatest mysteries of cultural life in San Francisco at the present time is how Pop-Up Magazine manages to sell out Davies Symphony Hall, one of the city's biggest venues …

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BWW TV: First Look at A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE on Broadway - Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More! by BroadwayWorld TV

A Streetcar Named Desire starring Blair Underwood as Stanley, Nicole Ari Parker as Blanche, Daphne Rubin-Vega as Stella and Wood Harris as Mitch, began its limited Broadway run at the Broadh…

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Twitter Watch: Jeremy Jordan & Paul Nolan to Sing at Yankees Home Opener! by BroadwayWorld

On Twitter Watch, Jeremy Jordan amp Paul Nolan wrote For those interested, Im singing the national anthem on Friday at 1pm Est for opening day at Yankee Stadium. Um... AHHHHOne week from the…

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Photo Flash: First Images of LES MISERABLES Set by BroadwayWorld

The set of Tom Hooper's adaptation of LES MISERABLES has been open to the public since filming began in Greenwich, UK last week. And with such a generous offer, plenty of fans have taken adv…

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Not Just "Popular": Wicked Creators Are Multimillionaires by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical Wicked, which is based on the novel by Gregory Maguire and features a score by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman, has made its creators multimillion…

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PHOTO CALL: A Streetcar Named Desire, Starring Blair Underwood and Nicole Ari Parker, on Broadway by Matthew Blank

An all-new production of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, which stars Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker and Daphne Rubin-Vega and brings a multi-ethnic frame to the New Orl…

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Rita Moreno, Jeff Whitty, Seussical, Bill Cain Among Winners in SF Bay Area Critics Awards by Kenneth Jones

The San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle announced recipients of its Excellence in Theatre Awards on April 2. The honors are for work seen in California's Bay Area in 2011.

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ASK PLAYBILL.COM: Joseph Pulitzer, the "Villain" of Newsies, Illuminated by Robert Simonson

Ask Playbill.com got curious about the facts behind Newsies antagonist Joseph Pulitzer. Read all about it.

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Aaron Carter will continue his run in ‘The Fantasticks’ through July by Loganne

Aaron Carter has signed on to extend his run in off-Broadway’s The Fantasticks. The former teen sensation and recording artist has played the rebellious young romantic Matt at the Snapple …

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'Dancing With the Stars' Recap: Week 4 Results Show by Lisa Jo Sagolla

Rock Week sent "The View" co-host Sherri Shepherd rolling out of the contest on the popular ABC competition show.

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"Newsies" Becomes "King of New York" on Opening Night by Playbill Video

Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Ben Fankhauser, John Dosset and the cast of Disney's "Newsies" joined Playbill to celebrate their opening night on Broadway, March 29.

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News: Live Tweeting: Tonight's Club Outing to One Man, Two Guvnors

Whatsonstage.com's Theatre Club are attending an Outing to Richard Bean's multi award-winning comedy One Man, Two Guvnors this evening (11 April 2012). The production, which won Bean the Be…

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What's New, Buenos Aires? "Evita" Stars Talk at Broadway Opening by Playbill Video

Elena Roger, Michael Cerveris , Ricky Martin and Max von Essen took to the red carpet to celebrate the April 5 opening night of "Evita," which returned to Broadway after almost 30 years. The…

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PHOTO FLASH: Michael Douglas, Susan Lucci, Chita Rivera at Clint Holmes' This Thing Called Love by Tristan Fuge

On Tuesday, April 10, Clint Holmes returned to the Café Carlyle with his solo show This Thing Called Love, a program juxtaposing the love songs of Cole Porter and Paul Simon. Gue…

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Clifton Brown, Katherine Crockett, Matthew Rushing Set for Dance Against Cancer by Bethany Rickwald

Manhattan Movement and Arts Center will present the second annual Dance Against Cancer, a gala event to benefit the American Cancer Society, May 7 at 6pm. Produced by New York City Ballet…

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Introducing the new Howard Theatre by Terry Ponick

a photofeature which takes you inside and behind the scenes of the newly restored Howard It’ll be a hot time in DC’s Shaw neighborhood this week as the venerable, historic Howard Theatre…

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Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Apollo Theatre, London

Anthony Page’s production of this bleak Eugene O’Neill play is moving – but not gruelling, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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Oscar Winner Tom Hanks Considering Broadway Debut in New Play From Nora Ephron by Broadway.com

Oscar winner Tom Hanks is considering making his Broadway debut in Nora Ephron’s latest stage project, according to the New York Post. The piece, Stories About McAlary, centers on the …

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Liberace Bio-Musical, All That Glitters, Eyes Broadway Run by Broadway.com

All That Glitters, a musical about the life of flamboyant entertainer Liberace, is eyeing a Broadway run in April 2013.  Directed, composed and choreographed by Alexander DeJong, the sh…

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Newsies’ Jeremy Jordan and Jesus Christ Superstar’s Paul Nolan to Sing at Yankees Opening Day by Broadway.com

The New York Yankees will get a little boost from Broadway for their home opener at Yankee Stadium on April 13. Newsies leading man Jeremy Jordan will kick off the afternoon by singing …

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Pablo Schreiber and Kathleen Chalfant Join HBO Film Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight by Broadway.com

Tony nominees Pablo Schreiber and Kathleen Chalfant will join previously announced stars Christopher Plummer, Frank Langella and Benjamin Walker in the HBO film Muhammad Ali’s Gre…

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Tickets Now on Sale for Medieval Play, Starring Tate Donovan and Josh Hamilton by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for the world premiere of Kenneth Lonergan’s comedy Medieval Play at the Irene Diamond Stage in off-Broadway’s Pershing Square Signature Center. Starring …

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Tickets on Sale for Off-Broadway’s Title and Deed at the Signature Center by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for Signature Theatre's Title and Deed, starring Conor Lovett. Directed by Judy Hegarty Lovett and written by Pulitzer Prize finalist Will Eno, Title an…

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The Movie Musical by Intern

The Movie Musical by Jan R. Let’s discuss a delicate issue amongst theater folk: The Movie Musical. The concept has always been controversial; to some, it’s an exciting new way to experi…

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Spotlight On...James Patrick Nelson by Michael Block

Name: James Patrick NelsonHometown: Los AngelesEducation: B.F.A. Boston University School of Theatre, with a semester at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic ArtsSelect Credits: Off-Broa…

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STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Appears on WATCH WHAT HAPPENS by Stage Tube

Broadway vet and GCB star Kristin Chenoweth joined Bravo's Andy Cohen on last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE. Chenoweth was challenged to play Cohen's popular game show 'Plead the Fifth'. S…

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Jonathan Groff Joins Season 2 of BOSS Premiering 8/17 by BroadwayWorld

The STARZ Original Series BOSS is set to premiere its second season on Friday, August 17th at 10pm ETPT. Joining the ensemble cast as series regulars this season are Jonathan Groff Spring A…

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American Idol's Syesha Mercado to Lead Paper Mill Playhouse's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND! by BroadwayWorld

Paper Mill Playhouse has just announced that American Idol finalist Syesha Mercado has been cast as Ti Moune in the Millburn, New Jersey, theaters production of Once On This Island book and …

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Christian Camargo Set to Direct THE SEAGULL Film; Mark Rylance, Allison Janney in Talks to Star by BroadwayWorld

According to Variety, Broadway veteran Christian Camargo will make his ig screen directorial debut with a modern film version of Anton Chekhov's THE SEAGULL. Camargo also wrote the script f…

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Photo Flash: Ramin Karimloo Signs Albums at Dress Circle! by BroadwayWorld

Ramin Karimloo appeared yesterday in Dress Circle's London store to sign copies of his latest album Ramin. View photos below

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BWW Reviews: The Keeton Theatre Takes a Sentimental Journey With Entertaining and Engaging SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE by Jeffrey Ellis

Now onstage at The Larry Keeton Theatre, in a winning production directed by Ginger Newman and choreographed by Kate Adams-Johnson, Smokey Joes Caf offers audiences one of the best nights of…

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They’re Ready to Take Their Journey with You – THE BURNT PART BOYS is Now Available for Licensing! by Richardp

Adventure and redemption are at the heart of THE BURNT PART BOYS, a brand new family-friendly  musical inflected with the rich musical sounds of the Appalachia region. From the creative tea…

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Christian Camargo Will Direct Film Adaptation of The Seagull; Mark Rylance, Allison Janney in Talks to Star by Michael Gioia

Christian Camargo, who was seen on Broadway in All My Sons and Skylight, will make his directorial debut with an untitled, modern retelling of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, according to V…

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Liza Minnelli Will Sing at Bay Street Theatre's Benefit Honoring Joy Behar by Andrew Gans

Bay Street Theatre's First Annual Honors Benefit will be presented April 30 at 6 PM at the Manhattan Penthouse, 80 5th Avenue.

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"American Idol" Finalist Syesha Mercado Will Star in Paper Mill's Reimagined Once On This Island by Andrew Gans

"American Idol" finalist Syesha Mercado will play Ti Moune in the Paper Mill Playhouse's upcoming production production of Once On This Island, which features book and lyrics b…

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Donna Murphy Will Join Todd Almond at Le Poisson Rouge April 16 by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-winning actress Donna Murphy will join singer-songwriter Todd Almond for a one-night-only concert, Todd Almond Loves You, April 16 at le Poisson Rouge.

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PHOTO CALL: Tony Vincent Competes on "The Voice" Live and "Last Chance" Rounds by Matthew Blank

Singer-actor Tony Vincent, most recently seen on Broadway in American Idiot, was eliminated from the NBC reality singing competition "The Voice" on the April 10 broadcast following…

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RINO Needs Your Support! by Zack

The Brick Theater, Core Creative Productions and Resonance Ensemble PresentRINO by Zack Calhoon,Directed by Alberto BonillaMy Fellow Americans:My name is Zack Calhoo…

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Show Pics: John Owen-Jones & Katie Hall star in Phantom tour

Laurence Connor's new touring production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera opened in Manchester last night (10 April 2012, previews from 4 April). The production, which is b…

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Building the New Play Map Version 3.0: Update # 1 by HowlRound

The next iteration of the New Play Map is on the way! We have completed the first of four “sprints” with our software developers, Quilted. We want to keep you informed of our progress as…

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Joy Behar, Richard Kind, Liza Minnelli Set for Bay Street Theatre Benefit by Dan Bacalzo

Stage and screen legend Liza Minnelli will perform at Bay Street Theatre's first annual Honors Benefit, to be held at the Manhattan Penthouse (80 5th Avenue in NYC) on Monday, April 30 …

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Brown Paper Box Co. to Present Reading of Reefer Madness! The Musical by Bethany Rickwald

Brown Paper Box Co. is set to present its second annual staged reading of Kevin Murphy and Dan Studney's spoof Reefer Madness! The Musical, April 20 at 11:30pm at Stage 773. M. William…

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Syesha Mercado to Star in Once on This Island at Paper Mill Playhouse by Dan Bacalzo

American Idol finalist Syesha Mercado will star as Ti Moune in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of the Stephen Flaherty-Lynn Ahrens musical, Once on This Island, to be presented May 30-Ju…

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Plays by John Walch, Matt Schatz, Dana Lynn Formby Set for FST's Richard and Betty Burdick Play Reading Series by Bethany Rickwald

Florida Studio Theatre's Richard and Betty Burdick Play Reading Series will present staged readings of three new plays by American playwrights, May 7-21 in the Keating Theatre. The ser…

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News: Philadelphia Theatre Alliance folding up shop by Howard Shapiro

The service organization for the region's theaters, which has spearedheaded many projects including the Barrymore Awards, is dissolving. Inquirer theater critic Howard Shapiro reports.

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Tips For Today: Alabama Shakes + Lil B NYU Lecture + Roberta Flack

Alabama Shakes perform at Bowery BallroomEarly adopters take note: the Athens, Alabama-based quartet will be bringing their rollicking blues-rock to New York tonight on the heels of the rele…

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Fran Kranz's Long Journey to 'Cabin in the Woods' by Jenelle Riley

The actor on Joss Whedon's delayed "Cabin in the Woods" and making his Broadway debut in "Death of a Salesman."

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Olivier awards to be streamed live online by Matt Trueman

Organisers announce that viewers will be able to watch the ceremony on the web, and confirm lineup of celebrity presentersFor the first time in their history, the Olivier awards will be watc…

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Mike Daisey plans his next theater production by David Ng

Mike Daisey, the New York theater performer who got into trouble earlier this year when it was revealed that he fabricated elements of his play about Apple, has already begun planning his ne…

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Britain's Globe caught in conflict over Israeli theater company by David Ng

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre in London is in the middle of a political skirmish as a group of British cultural figures are demanding that the company disinvite an Israeli theater organization…

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Jamie Glover on His Dream-Come-True Starring Role in the London Laugh Riot Noises Off by Broadway.com

Jamie Glover cuts an exceedingly dashing figure as matinee idol Garry Lejeune in the hit West End revival of Noises Off, which has transferred from the Old Vic to the Novello Theatre for an …

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Doggie Nuptials! Orfeh’s Pomeranian to Wed Chihuahua Girlfriend for Animal Rescue Benefit by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Orfeh (Legally Blonde) will play mother of the groom to her Pomeranian Boo in mid-May, according to The Wall Street Journal. The pup will marry a Chihuahua named Piper, owned by…

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Judi Dench to Headline John Logan’s New West End Alice in Wonderland Play by Broadway.com

Tony winner Dame Judi Dench is in discussion to play an aging Alice in a new take on Alice in Wonderland from Tony winner John Logan, according to the New York Post. Directed by Tony winner …

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Broadway’s Tony Vincent Eliminated from The Voice by Broadway.com

Broadway veteran Tony Vincent was eliminated from NBC's singing competition The Voice on April 10. During the show's initial blind audition round, the American Idiot, Jesus Christ …

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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’35mm: A Musical Exhibition’ at Stillpointe Theatre by Amanda Gunther by Amanda Gunther

They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, but what about a song? Can one picture inspire a song? How about fifteen photos? Each photo creates a different song completely disconnected from the…

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ROCK OF AGES Cast to Perform at JFK International Airport, 4/13 by BroadwayWorld

The music that ignited a generation and heats up Broadway every night in ROCK OF AGES is coming to American Airlines Terminal 8 at John F. Kennedy International Airport JFK on Friday, April …

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STAGE TUBE: Tony Vincent is Eliminated from THE VOICE by Stage Tube

On last night's episode of THE VOICE on NBC, Broadway star and new dad Tony Vincent, was eliminated from the competition.

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STAGE TUBE: Happy 80th Birthday, Joel Grey! by Stage Tube

Today, April 11, Broadway legend Joel Grey celebrates his 80th birthday Grey originated the role of the Master of Ceremonies in the Broadway musical Cabaret in 1966 for which he won the Tony…

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Aaron Lazar: Look for Me in the Music Will Play Joe's Pub April 16 by Adam Hetrick

Aaron Lazar, who last appeared on Broadway in the revival of A Little Night Music, will perform an April 16 solo concert at Joe's Pub.

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American Idiot's Tony Vincent Eliminated from NBC's "The Voice" (Plus Video) by Michael Gioia

Singer-actor Tony Vincent, most recently seen on Broadway in American Idiot, was eliminated from the NBC reality singing competition "The Voice" on the April 10 broadcast.

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PHOTO CALL: First Look at "Smash" Episode "The Movie Star," With Uma Thurman by Matthew Blank

The next episode of the new NBC musical drama "Smash," titled "The Movie Star," will air April 16 at 10 PM ET.

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Pablo Schreiber, Bob Balaban, Kathleen Chalfant, Danny Glover Join Cast of HBO's "Muhammad Ali" Film by Michael Gioia

Tony Award nominees Pablo Schreiber, Bob Balaban and Kathleen Chalfant as well as Danny Glover, Barry Levinson and Ed Begley Jr. have joined the cast of HBO's "Muhammad Ali's Gr…

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Review: Clint Holmes: This Thing Called Love by Frank Scheck

The singer brilliantly juxtaposes and combines the work of Cole Porter and Paul Simon in his wonderful new show at the Cafe Carlyle.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group Sell's London's Palace Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group has sold the West End's Palace Theatre to Nica Burns and Max Weitzenhoffer's Nimax Theatres, according to WhatsOnStage.com. The Pal…

Linked From TheaterMania at 11:24AM

Israeli Theatre Artist Mendy Cahan to Star in A Yiddish Bouquet by Sarah Moore

The Drama Desk Award-winning National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene brings the internationally acclaimed Israeli theatre artist Mendy Cahan to New York for a three-show engagement May 19 and …

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Jeremiah Kissel, Will LeBow to Star in Geva Theater Center's Two Jews Walk Into a War by Sarah Moore

Geva Theatre Center's 2012 Nextstage Season concludes with Two Jews Walk Into a War… by Seth Rozin which will perform at the Fielding Nextstage, April 27-May 20. Melia Bensussen d…

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F. Murray Abraham, Andrei Serban Set for Monday Nights at La MaMa Series by Sarah Moore

La MaMa will continue its Monday Nights at La MaMa series, on Monday, April 23 at 8pm at the Ellen Stewart Theater with an evening featuring celebrated artists in conversation -- director An…

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Maya Tepler, Tina Mallon, and More Set for Girls Night: The Musical at Kimmel Center by Bethany Rickwald

The Kimmel Center has announced casting for Louise Roche's Girls Night: The Musical, to run April 18-May 13 at the Kimmel Center Innovation Studio. Sonya Carter will direct. Girls Nig…

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Encores! Gentlemen Prefer Blondes by New York City Center

Set in the Roaring Twenties, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes follows the madcap adventures of the original "dumb blonde," Lorelei Lee, as she sets sail for Europe with her best friend Dorothy Shaw.…

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Pilobolus to perform at Krannert Center in Urbana

Pilobolus, the quirky and popular dance ensemble, will perform April 27 and 28 at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana.

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Overheard at Angus Vol. XII: The art of negotiation by Ken Davenport

Listen to this tasty morsel of a conversation I eavesdropped on just last week . . . Producer #1:  How are negotiations going with the actors for NAME OF NEW PLAY? Producer #2:  I came up …

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LOGOS: Nice Work If You Can Get It by JK

Nice Work If You Can Get It, currently in previews at the Imperial Theatre, is a very specific throwback of a musical.  It is an original (mostly and meaning written today) show that ta…

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Introducing ‘Capital Sound’ on DC Metro Theater Arts by Mike Spain by Mike Spain

Welcome to Capital Sound! My new column will focus on covering the music scene in the local area around Washington,, DC. Any night one can hear the rhythms and beats seeping out of the count…

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Orfeh’s Pomeranian to Wed Chihuahua Girlfriend for Animal Rescue Benefit by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Orfeh (Legally Blonde) will play mother of the groom to her Pomeranian Boo in mid-May, according to The Wall Street Journal. The pup will marry a Chihuahua named Piper, owned by…

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Nothin’ But Net! Basketball Bio Drama Magic/Bird Opens On Broadway by Broadway.com

The game is on for Magic/Bird, starring Kevin Daniels as Earvin “Magic” Johnson and Tug Coker as Larry Bird, as the new basketball drama opens on April 11 at the Longacre Th…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Sells London’s Palace Theatre by Broadway.com

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Theatres sold London’s Palace Theatre to Nimax Theatres Limited’s Nica Burns and Max Weitzenhoffer. In 2005, Burns and Weitzenhoffer pur…

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society offers insurance packages for festival acts by Thom Dibdin

New short-term insurance packages for fringe participants have been put together by the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society working with specialist insurance companies Wrightsure and Rees Astl…

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Stephen King, John Mellencamp et al. Talk New GHOST BROTHERS Musical by BroadwayWorld

Atlanta's Alliance Theatre launches its world premiere of Stephen King and John Mellencamp's new blues and rock ghost musical tonight, April 11. The show plays now through May 13. King, Mell…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/11- MISS SAIGON by Stage Tube

Today in 1991, Miss Saigon opened at the Broadway Theatre, where it ran for 4092 performances. Miss Saigon is a musical by Claude-Michel Schnberg and Alain Boublil, with lyrics by Boublil an…

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Save on END OF THE RAINBOW; Tickets Start at $31.50! by Contests

IT'S DECEMBER 1968 AND JUDY GARLAND is poised to make a triumphant comeback again. In a London hotel room with her young new fiance a perfectly cast Tom Pelphrey New York Times and trusted p…

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Judi Dench May Return to London Stage in New John Logan Play by Andrew Gans

Tony and Oscar-winning actress Judi Dench, who will be seen in the new James Bond film "Skyfall," may return to the London stage.

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PHOTO CALL: Hunter Foster, Jarrod Emick, Allison Case and More Rehearse La Jolla's Hands On a Hardbody by Joseph Marzullo

The world premiere of Hands on a Hardbody, the new musical about a Texas-set endurance competition, will star Tony Award winner Jarrod Emick and Tony nominees Keith Carradine, Hunter Foster …

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Pre-Broadway Workshop of Liberace Musical All That Glitters Set for May; Casting Announced by Andrew Gans

Three actors will play the role of Wladziu Valentino Liberace in a "pre-Broadway workshop" of the new musical All That Glitters, which will be presented May 8-11 at the Baryshnikov…

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See the RSC's Written on the Heart for £35

The Word of God… something to die for?

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Review Round-up: Suchet & Metcalf triumph in Long Day's Journey

Following his astonishing success two years ago in All My Sons, David Suchet returned to the Apollo theatre last night (10 April 2012, previews from 2 April) in another classic American play…

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Woody Harrelson, Matthew McConaughey Set for True Detectives Series by Andy Propst

Stage veteran Woody Harrelson, along with Matthew McConaughey, will star in the television drama series True Detective, according to a report on Deadline.com. Cary Fukunaga will direct the…

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Lantern Theater Company Announces 2012-2013 Season by Sarah Moore

Lantern Theater Company has announced the productions scheduled for its 2012-2013 season, which begins in September. The Lantern opens its 19th season with a remount of David Ives' Ne…

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Danny Glover, Pablo Schreiber, Benjamin Walker Join Cast of HBO's Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight by Andy Propst

Additional casting has been announced for the HBO movie Muhammad Ali's Greatest Fight, according to a report on Deadline.com. As previously announced, Stephen Frears is directing the p…

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BROADWAY OPENING: Magic/Bird at the Longacre Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

The Broadway production of Eric Simonson's Magic/Bird will open at the Longacre Theatre on Wednesday, April 11. Thomas Kail directs the production. The show chronicles the rivalry, fri…

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Company of Angels presents L.A VIEWS V - April 29, 1992 by Sarah Moore

Los Angeles' oldest non-profit repertory theater Company of Angels presents L.A VIEWS V - April 29, 1992 a 10-Minute Play Festival by Company of Angels Playwrights Group, to open April …

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Broadway Memes! by BroadwaySpotted

We love Broadway and we love memes, so we present you…Broadway Memes! These are all in good fun, don’t take it too seriously. We love all the people featured in these memes, incl…

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Ferderer Versus Murray Opens by Barry

Dave Anderson, Gerda Stevenson, Ben BrydenApril 11, 2011:  59 East 59 Theaters welcomed Glasgow-based Communicado Theatre Company to the Scotland week celebrations with the US premiere of F…

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Unfocused Hoffman still fine operatic entertainment by John Terauds

The Tales of Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbachis held together by great singing by the cast.

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Sells The Palace Theatre - Home of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN & More- to Nimax Theatres Ltd by BroadwayWorld

In 2005 Andrew Lloyd Webbers Really Useful Theatres sold his four playhouses, the Lyric, Apollo, Garrick and Duchess theatres to Nica Burns and Max Weitzenhoffer who formed Nimax Theatres Li…

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Photo Flash: First Look - SMASH's 'The Movie Star' Episode by BroadwayWorld

On the upcoming episode of NBC's new musical drama SMASH entitled 'The Movie Star', Bombshell is turned upside-down by the arrival of movie star Rebecca Duvall special guest star Uma Thurman.

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Photo Coverage: Kelli O'Hara, Victoria Clark & More in The Collegiate Chorale's THE MIKADO! by Jennifer Broski

The Collegiate Chorale presented Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado at Carnegie Hall last night, April 10 featuring soloists Chuck Cooper, Jason Danieley, Christopher Fitzgerald, Victoria Cla…

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Long Wharf Theatre Gets Education Grant by Frank Rizzo

And Other Theater News BriefsNew Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre will receive a grant of $224,5000 over four years by The Werth Family Foundation for its in-school residency program. Th…

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Max Stafford-Clark to Direct Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Country's Good for U.K. Tour and London Season by Mark Shenton

Max Stafford-Clark, who directed the world premiere of Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Country's Good at the Royal Court in 1988, is to return to the play for a new U.K. tour that will …

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Lost Musicals Season to Feature Concert Productions of Flahooley and Cole Porter's Aladdin by Mark Shenton

This year's Lost Musicals season at London's Lilian Baylis Theatre at Sadler's Wells, featuring concert productions of shows that have been mostly lost since their first incarnat…

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Is Tom Hanks Eyeing Broadway Debut in New Nora Ephron Play? by Andrew Gans

The New York Post reports that Nora Ephron has spoken with Academy Award winner Tom Hanks about the possibility of the acclaimed motion picture star making his Broadway debut in her new play…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Sells London's Palace Theatre by Andrew Gans

Andrew Lloyd Webber has sold London's Palace Theatre, which is located on Shaftesbury Avenue and is currently home to Stage Entertainment's revival of Chichester Festival Theatre'…

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Christian Camargo to Direct Film Adaptation of The Seagull by Andy Propst

Christian Camargo will direct a new film version of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull, according to a report in Variety. His wife, actress Juliet Rylance, is producing the picture. Camargo…

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Tony Vincent Is Eliminated from NBC's The Voice by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway star Tony Vincent was eliminated from NBC's reality-talent competition The Voice on Tuesday, April 10 on the team mentored by pop superstar CeeLo Green. On The Voice, contest…

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Lloyd Webber sells Palace Theater

Legit News: Burns, Weitzenhoffer nab iconic tuner venue

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SHOW FOLK: Gavin Creel on Gay Marriage, Loving Audra & Very Bad Dogs by Tom Mizer

Two-time Tony-nominee Gavin Creel is on a roll–and it’s rolling him into a theater near you. Producers just announced that he’ll be playing the lead in the first national t…

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GIVEAWAY: "Peter and the Starcatcher" by Aaron Riccio

I recently attended a preview performance of this whimsical and inventive prequel to Peter Pan, and I thought I'd offer readers the chance to win (1) voucher (for two tickets for any perform…

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Concert recap: Lysistrata Jones Class Reunion at Joe’s Pub by Jesse North

The energy at Joe’s Pub was infectious on April 9 as the short-lived, but much loved, Lysistrata Jones cast performed their Class Reunion concert. The quirky Douglas Carter Beane musical, …

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In Which I Have A Belated Realization by Joe Patti

The lovely people at my state arts foundation sent me some information about National Endowment programs today that I thought I would share. The first is that there will be a webinar for the…

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Earth, Outer Space and the Inner Urge, Twisted together in Arias with a Twist by Eric Brooks

Arias with a Twist, at Woolly Mammoth Theatre is a playful (and very adult!) romp through the naughtier places of the psyche.  Basil Twist and Joey Arias (Photo: Steven Menendez) Talented p…

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Reggie Ray on costume design and the Helen Hayes Costume Design nominees by Hunter Styles

I was a part of the first Helen Hayes Awards in 1985. That day, I discovered that behind some iconic images were some of the greatest people I have ever met. Reggie Ray (Photo: Tony Powell) …

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Things We Love: Animated Archival Photos by Tony

see more animated gifs by Kevin Weir at fluxmachine.tumblr.com/ (via Drawn) Tags: Things We LoveShare this: 

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Beauty Beyond Words by John Vreeke

Initially I am resistant to responding to this essay question as it’s tough coming up with something original, something not obvious or something that’s not already been said. The questi…

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The Writer Speaks Festival of One Acts

The Writer Speaks is an ongoing one act festival that features plays written by local and worldwide playwrights, performed by local actors. Join Three Roses Players for their festival of fiv…

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Win Tickets to Billy Elliot!

Billy Elliot, the recipient of 10 Tony Awards including Best Musical is coming to the Pantages Theater and we have tickets just for you. You have to be on our theatre lovers list to get the …

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OFF-BROADWAY IN PROVENCE – La Fondation Maeght in Saint-Paul de Vence, France and Joan Miro's world by Yvonne Korshak

Joan Miro, large blue stained glass at Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul de Vence, France, detail The wild flowers are yellow and purple and the hills are terraced with olives, and amidst it is w…

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The Soldier Dreams by Andrea Appleton

The Soldier Dreams By Daniel MacIvor, Directed by Steven J. Satta-Fleming Through April 21 at Theatre Project We here at City Paper have fallen all over ourselves praising…

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Reasons To Be Pretty by Erin Gleeson

Reasons to be pretty By Neil LaBute, Directed by Peter Shipley At the Maryland Institute College of Art BBOX April 12 and 14 Neil LaBute is known for his true-to-life, often dark …

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Benjamin Busch by Andrea Appleton

Benjamin Busch, author of the new memoir Dust to Dust (Ecco, hardcover), writes with the precision of a stonemason, the courage of a combat veteran, and the inquisitiveness of an artist, whi…

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Jim Breuer by Joe Macleod

Comedian Jim Breuer is widely recognized for performing the Goat Boy and Joe Pesci characters on Saturday Night Live, and for participating in the ’90s stoner film Half Baked. His Podcast …

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4000 Miles Retains Intimacy With Move Uptown

Last spring Lincoln Center Theater presented 4000 Miles by Amy Herzog under the auspices of its Lincoln Center Theater 3 – a program with the motto of “new artists and new audiences” …

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Walk The Line by Andrea Appleton

Walk The Line Through May 26 at School 33 Art Center More at weekly.citypaper.com By day, Michelle Joan Wilkinson is director of collections and exhibitions at the Reginald F. Lew…

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The Best Man by Carey Purcell

The times they are a-changing’ – at least in some ways. In others, they have not changed at all. While America may be steeped in nostalgia for “the good old days” and “the grea…

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Building Character: Mary Beth Peil by Lauren Kay

The actress plays a cantankerous diva for Primary Stages – Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages’ ongoing series about actors and how they create their roles With silver hair…

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Carrie Closes - But Could Be Coming to Boston? by Art

The New York Times has a post-mortem on the closing of the recent MCC revival of the infamous musical Carrie, (which flopped on Broadway back in 1988.)But if you didn't get down to New York …

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Come Join Me at BCIT! by Rebecca Coleman

It’s spring, and I’m starting a whole new speaking cycle! Lots of great workshops and classes over the next couple of months, and I’m going to share them with you this week…

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Cartoon de Salvo celebrates 15 years of experiment by TheatreVOICE

INTERVIEW: BRIAN LOGAN, ALEX MURDOCH and NEIL HAIGH Three members of Cartoon de Salvo speak to Diana Damian about the two shows marking their 15th birthday, Made Up at Soho Theatre, a show i…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 440: Daniel John Kelley by Adam Szymkowicz

Daniel John Kelley Hometown: Brooklyn, NY Current Town: Brooklyn, NY Q:  What are you working on now? A:  My latest play is Wall, Ball, Summer And Fall (A Coney Island Adventur…

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‘Cabaret with a View’ at Pritzker Pavilion by Bob Bullen

Sometimes I take living in the city for granted. To avoid the rat race, I typically take the Pedway to get from the train to my downtown office and back again, which means that I may go for …

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Andrew Lloyd Webber sells Palace Theatre to Nimax by Alistair Smith

Andrew Lloyd Webber has sold the Palace Theatre, one of his flagship venues and the original West End home to Les Miserables, to Nimax Theatres for an undisclosed sum.

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An Interview with CityDance’s Lorraine Spiegler by Jane Coyne by Jane Coyne

I recently had the opportunity to visit with Lorraine Spiegler - Director of Studio Education of and Conservatory at CityDance. CityDance is a wonderful arts organization, and they have ve…

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The King of Broadway is No Longer a Phantom by Chris Luner

Yesterday, history was made on Broadway as the longest running musical in Broadway history, The Phantom of the Opera, was ousted as the highest grossing Broadway show in history. Instead, it…

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Encore! Encore! Applauding The Literal Showstopper

NPR's Bob Mondello looks back at classic examples of the showstopping theatrical phenomenon that's fallen out of fashion — the encore.

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Workshop of ALL THAT GLITTERS, Liberace Bio-musical, Set for May 8-11 - Aims for Bway 2013 by BroadwayWorld

After seven years of writing, re-writing, fine tuning, and revelatory readings, Alexander DeJongs opulent Liberace musical, ALL THAT GLITTERS will be presented in its Pre-Broadway workshop f…

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Your process is showing: HATCH ’12 – Mortified by Praxis

Mortified – click to enlarge by Shira Leuchter I’m a big fan of Harbourfront’s HATCH program, and the 2012 season begins this week with Mortified, a performance that “creates a s…

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All aboard at Sheffield Lyceum this Easter! by Laura Turner

This Easter week, Sheffield Theatres is taking audiences on an action-packed adventure as Bristol Old Vic’s hit musical Swallows and Amazons sails into the Lyceum Theatre from Tuesday …

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Climbing Arthur’s Seat: The quest to conquer the Fringe by Rush Theatre

I suppose I only have myself to blame. A while ago I’d told a good friend, Francesca, about an idea I’d come up with to stage one of my favorite plays. She decided that this might actual…

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Review: Your Last Breath by Jake Orr

In January 2011 I sat in the Pleasance Theatre watching Curious Directive’s Return To Silence. It wasn’t a perfect performance but the potential from this emerging company was cl…

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Review: Swallows and Amazons by Laura Turner

I have fond memories of a summer spent delving in and out of Arthur Ransome’s classic children’s novel, Swallows and Amazons, so it was with fairly high, nostalgia-charged expect…

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NY1 Theater Review: "End Of The Rainbow"

Stage and screen icon Judy Garland is the center of the new Broadway play with music, "End of the Rainbow."

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2nd Popular old post: Make the water rise by Michael Roderick

This was one of the favorites for my readers and deserves repeating. I also often use this one in many of my talks. Enjoy. Excelsior! Make the water rise Yesterday I sat down for a meeting w…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

AlterTheater's AlterLab Salon Now One Week Away AlterLab playwrights: Ann Brebner, Rebecca Frank, Marisela Treviño Orta and Ignacio ZuluetaThere are lots of reasons why I'm excited for nex…

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Tranny Smash? by Gil

This is a Tranny Marilyn impersonator surrounded by multiuple PhantomOfTheOperas courtesy of  http://thewongcouple.com/blog/travel/thailand-land-sensory-extremes-part-2We're, like, …

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Newsies: Nederlander Theater by Sarah Taylor Ellis

In 1992, my living room echoed with the voices of Newsies, peddling the papers of Joseph Pulitzer, William Randolph Hurst, and other giants of the newspaper world. Okay, so maybe it was 199…

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News: Andrew Lloyd Webber sells West End's Palace Theatre to Nimax

As previously tipped, Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group (RUG) is confirmed to sell one of its most historic musical venues, the Palace Theatre, to Nica Burns and Max Weitzenhoffer's …

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The leadership problem by Adam Thurman

It's not a marketing/fundraising/artistic problem. It's a leadership problem. I know, I know. It would be much easier if it were just a marketing problem. Solving those are pretty easy. Just…

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Feature: INTERVIEW: Jonathan Pryce Is Right About The Caretaker by Robert Sokol

The Tony Award winner discusses starring in the new production of Harold Pinter's classic play.

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Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty: NY Pops Birthday Gala Interview

"Call Me Adam" chats with Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Award Winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty about being honored by the NY Pops at the Pops' 29th Birthday Gala on April…

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Misterman trailer by National Theatre

Misterman trailer Inishfree is a quaint Irish town, but fierce evangelist Thomas Magill knows better. It is down to him, to save this sinful place, but just how far will he go? Cillian Murp…

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Chatting with the Original & Encores! Companies of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Chatting with the Original & Encores! Companies of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. In February, 19 cast members of the original 1…

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Laura Benanti in Concert for Lincoln Center's American Songbook! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Laura Benanti in Concert for Lincoln Center's American Songbook! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. In February, Lincoln Center's acclaimed series Amer…

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BWW TV: Chatting with Broadway's NEWSIES! Meet the Team! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Chatting with Broadway's NEWSIES! Meet the Team! http://www.broadwayworld.com/ for more information. Newsies is currently playing Broadway's Nederlander Theatre, following i…

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BWW TV: MAMMA MIA! Turns 10 on Broadway! A Look Back at Opening Night by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: MAMMA MIA! Turns 10 on Broadway! A Look Back at Opening Night http://www.broadwayworld.com/ for more information. In October 2011, the international hit musical MAMMA MIA! celebrate…

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BWW TV: First Look at NEWSIES in Rehearsal! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: First Look at NEWSIES in Rehearsal! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Newsies is currently playing Broadway's Nederlander Theatre, following its critically-hailed r…

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Broadway Belts and Raises $50,000 for PFF! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Broadway Belts and Raises $50,000 for PFF! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. With honors ranging from the Rock'n'Roll Hall of Fame to the Tony Awards,…

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BWW TV: AMERICAN SONGBOOK SERIES Welcomes Gavin Creel and Stephen Oremus! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: AMERICAN SONGBOOK SERIES Welcomes Gavin Creel and Stephen Oremus! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Two of the brightest lights from the new Broadway generation -- two-…

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BWW TV: Drama League Honors Kristin Chenoweth - Performances From Grey, Jonas & More! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Drama League Honors Kristin Chenoweth - Performances From Grey, Jonas & More! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. This year The Drama League's Gala, honoring Kris…

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BWW TV: CARRIE's Return to New York - Performance Highlights! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: CARRIE's Return to New York - Performance Highlights! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. The recently reworked and fully re-imagined production of Carrie, the musica…

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BWW TV: Chatting with Bernadette Peters, Cheyenne Jackson and More at the 2012 GLAAD Media Awards! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Chatting with Bernadette Peters, Cheyenne Jackson and More at the 2012 GLAAD Media Awards! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. On Saturday, March 24, BroadwayWorld was on…

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BWW TV: First Look at GORE VIDAL'S THE BEST MAN - Complete Show Highlights! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: First Look at GORE VIDAL'S THE BEST MAN - Complete Show Highlights! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN began previews on Tuesday, March…

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BWW TV: ROCK OF AGES Hits SoCal - Talking With the Tour's 'Sherrie,' Shannon Mullen! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: ROCK OF AGES Hits SoCal - Talking With the Tour's 'Sherrie,' Shannon Mullen! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. It's 1987 on the Sunset Strip, a small-to…

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BWW TV: SEMINAR's Jeff Goldblum, Justin Long, Zoe Lister-Jones Meet the Press! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: SEMINAR's Jeff Goldblum, Justin Long, Zoe Lister-Jones Meet the Press! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Academy Award and Emmy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum (The Pil…

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: The Actors Fund's NOTHING LIKE A DAME Benefit - Performance Footage & More! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: The Actors Fund's NOTHING LIKE A DAME Benefit - Performance Footage & More! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Nothing Like a Dame: Their Favorite Thin…

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BWW TV: Chatting with the Creative Team of Old Globe's A ROOM WITH A VIEW by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Chatting with the Creative Team of Old Globe's A ROOM WITH A VIEW http://broadwayworld.com for more information. The Old Globe presents the World Premiere of A Room with a View,…

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BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of NEWSIES - Chatting with Jeremy Jordan & More! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of NEWSIES - Chatting with Jeremy Jordan & More! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Newsies opened March 29, 2012 at the Nederlander Theatre, cu…

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Newsies by Barry

Jeremy Jordan           Newsies’ Disney’s Cheeky Kids      By Isa Goldberg/Chief Theater Critic Child labor might be a delicate issue for a Broadway musical. It was the co…

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Horse Safety by War Horse The Movie

Horse Safety You can now experience the extraordinary journey of courage and friendship in War Horse again on Blu-ray and DVD! Order your copy here: http://on.fb.me/yhOd4y From: WarHorseMov…

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"My Name Is Asher Lev" Cast Gets Its Rabbinical Study by Frank Rizzo

William Mastrosimone's "Ride the Tiger" Being Eyed At Long WharfThe cast of Long Wharf Theatre’s “My Name Is Asher Lev” is doing its rabbinical research.

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"Hold On," Lysistrata Jones reunion concert by Stage-Rush

"Hold On," Lysistrata Jones reunion concert Jason Tam, Libby Servais, and Liz Mikel sing "Hold On" at the Lysistrata Jones reunion concert at Joe's Pub. April 9, 201…

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"Where Am I Now?" Lysistrata Jones reunion concert by Stage-Rush

"Where Am I Now?" Lysistrata Jones reunion concert Libby Servais sings "Where Am I Now?" at the Lysistrata Jones reunion concert at Joe's Pub. April 9, 2012. From: S…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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High: an Interview with Kathleen Turner by Mirvish Productions

High: an Interview with Kathleen Turner Kathleen Turner, the star of High, sat down and chatted with us about the show. She told us a little about her character, Sister Jamison Connelly, an…

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War Horse at the Vimy Ridge Commemorative Celebration by Mirvish Productions

War Horse at the Vimy Ridge Commemorative Celebration The battle of Vimy Ridge claimed the lives of 3,598 Canadian soldiers. On Monday April 9, 2012, Alex Furber and Joey made an appearance…

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Tom Hanks Unsure about Bway Role in STORIES ABOUT MCALARY by BroadwayWorld

Tom Hanks has been invited to play McAlary in Nora Ephron's new play's STORIES ABOUT MCALARY, but according to today's New York Post he is unsure about the role.

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Judi Dench Signs Up for John Logan Play in The West End - Bway in 2013? by BroadwayWorld

Dame Judi Dench has signed up to act in the West End once more this fall in a new play by John Logan. British actor Ben Whishaw is also slated for the cast, while Michael Grandage will direc…

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BWW's On This Day - April 11, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Bully by Trav S.D.

You’d have to heave a heart of stone not to feel for the victims in Bully. Lee Hirsch’s documentary follows five families as they struggle with the effects of schoolyard bullying. But w…

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Offer: Young Vic's new version of Ibsen's masterpiece A Doll's House : Prog + Q&A

One of Ibsen's finest plays, A DOLL'S HOUSE, comes to the Young Vic this summer in a compelling new English version from an Award-winning team. Come on our hosted Whatsonstage.com Outing on …

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1st Night Photos: David Suchet returns to Apollo for Long Day's Journey

Long Day's Journey into Night, which sees David Suchet return to the West End stage following his triumphant 2010 run in All My Sons::E8831275035309, opened at the West End's Apollo Theatre …

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Review: The Phantom of the Opera (Tour - Manchester) *****

After the disappointing box office returns in the UK for the sequel to Phantom of the Opera; Love Never Dies - it seems only right that audiences get the chance to return to the original in …

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Phylicia Rashad joins 'Family'

Legit News: New York producers attached to Chicago play

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Lion King becomes Broadway's biggest seller by Judd Hollander

Disney musical The Lion King is now the highest grossing show in Broadway history, recording a cumulative total of $854 million at the box office as of Sunday, April 8, according to figures …

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I Believe... by Don Hall

...that, when Rick Warren dies, Jesus will punch him in the balls and yell "WRONG!!!  It is NOT about wealth creation, you dimwitted, greedy shitbird!  You are now reincarnated as …

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PAGE SIX: His kind of town

Cary Hoffman, the star of off-Broadway’s “My Sinatra” — whose delivery is so spot-on he’s fondly called “Ol’ Jew Eyes” by pals — threw some Sinatra-isms into “The Star-Sp…

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Bay Area Theater Review: OTHELLO, THE MOOR OF VENICE (Marin Theatre Company in Mill Valley) by Stacy Trevenon

A GRIPPING PLUNGE INTO THE DARK SIDE Watching Marin Theatre Company’s Othello, I wondered if William Shakespeare was determined – with teeth-gritted ferocity – to make the audience squ…

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Los Angeles Theater Review: THE BUNGLER (A Noise Within in Pasadena) by Jason Rohrer

YOUR OLD-AGE HOME FOR THE CLASSICS Julia Rodriguez-Elliott’s production of Moliere’s The Bungler reminds me of nothing so much as the last two shows I’ve seen at A Noise Wi…

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Karen Mason and Brent Barrett rock the room and “Sing Happy” at Birdland by Sandi Durell

  When two old friends come together to make a CD – “Sing Happy”-  that’s always nice. But when the two happen to be powerhouse Karen Mason and dreamboat Brent Barrett, wel…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Blog: Suchet such a nice guy

I just wonder a little about David Suchet's marvellous performance as James Tyrone in Long Day's Journey Into Night at the Apollo, which has rightly garnered some outstanding reviews after l…

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Review: Long Day's Journey into Night ****

Following his recent remarkable West End performances in Terence Rattigan's Man and Boy and Arthur Miller's All My Sons, David Suchet puts even further distance between himself and Hercule P…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Guest Blogger Marissa Mutascio on Networking & the Power of YOU by Admin

Posted in Guest BlogNetworkingHey AE’ers Today’s guest post on authentic networking, is by actor/producer Marissa Mutascio, whom I recently had the pleasure of meeting at a Theat…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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What It Takes To Play Billy Elliot

Los Angeles Times 04/11/12

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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DWTS Season 14 Week 4 - Performances and Results - Allison Holker Dancing with the Stars Recap by DanceOn

DWTS Season 14 Week 4 - Performances and Results - Allison Holker Dancing with the Stars Recap Dancing with the Stars (DWTS) season 14 week 4 performances were on April 9, 2012, and we have…

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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CPC's Video of The Week, April 11, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

Can you say "physical theatre"? Workshop West in Edmontonsure can as they prepare to present their take on the Beowulf saga.

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Theater: A daring escape from Castro’s Cuba by Jane Horwitz

Jay Alvarez’s short but galvanizing solo piece “Be Careful! The Sharks Will Eat You!” gives Americans a good-natured nudge. In a poignantly personal way, the actor/playwright reminds u…

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Puppeteer and drag artist in tune in ‘Arias With a Twist’ by Peter Marks

The more the star of “Arias With a Twist” exposes his outrageousness, the more he manages to class up the joint. The joint in question is Woolly Mammoth Theatre, where Joey Arias straps …

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MAGIC/BIRD Opens Tonight on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

MAGICBIRD, directed by Tony Nominee Thomas Kail Lombardi, In The Heights, will officially open with a 7 p.m. performance tonight.

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Jessi D. Hill by League of Professional Theatre Women

Freelance Director and Associate Artistic Director of terraNOVA Collective New York, New York USA Where do you look for inspiration? I look for inspiration in conversations with playwrights …

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Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Sweet but awkward volley: fault, playwright by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Unlike Broadway’s “Magic/Bird,” which really is about Magic Johnson and Larry Bird, “Federer Versus Murray” doesn’t focus on those two tennis champions. That’s a bummer, becaus…

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Alice in geezerland by Michael Riedel

The great Judi Dench is being killed off as M in the new Bond flick, “Skyfall.” Which means Dame Judi is free to return to the stage, first in London and then, if all goes well, on Broad…

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Hari Krishnan’s inDANCE presents Nine and Quicksand by Michael Crabb

Choreographer Hari Krishnan evolves South Asian classical dance tradition through his company inDANCE.

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PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: APRIL 11 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley and Ernio Hernandez

1914 Mrs. Patrick Campbell and Herbert Beerbohm Tree are the very first Eliza Doolittle and Professor Higgins. George Bernard Shaw's tale of class and character, Pygmalion, wins 118 perf…

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Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, Starring Shuler Hensley, Emily Skinner, Justin Guarini, Opens April 11 by Adam Hetrick

Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, the world-premiere musical thriller by horror writer Stephen King and Grammy Award-winning musician John Mellencamp, officially opens April 11 at the Allia…

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THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Judith of Bethulia's Charles Busch Shares His Cherished Theatregoing Experiences by Adam Hetrick

Playbill.com's new feature series, Their Favorite Things, asks members of the theatre community to share ten of the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience.…

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Good People Opens April 11 in L.A. Debut; Marylouise Burke, Jon Tenney, Jane Kaczmarek Star by Kenneth Jones

Geffen Playhouse veterans Jane Kaczmarek ("Malcolm in the Middle") and Jon Tenney ("The Closer") play former high school lovers in the West Coast premiere of David Lindsa…

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Slam Dunk! Magic/Bird Shoots High, Opening on Broadway April 11 by Kenneth Jones

Magic/Bird, Eric Simonson's highly theatrical drama about the college-to-Olympics rivalry and friendship of basketball heroes Earvin "Magic" Johnson and Larry Bird, opens at Br…

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Bell, Book and Candle, With Ruth Williamson, Opens at Hartford Stage April 11 by Adam Hetrick

John van Druten's Bell, Book and Candle, featuring Kate MacCluggage, Ruth Williamson and Robert Eli, officially opens April 11 at Hartford Stage after previews that began April 5.

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Dames at Sea, With Heather Ayers, Tessa Grady, Jeffrey Scott Parsons, Taps Into Colony Theatre April 11 by Adam Hetrick

Heather Ayers, Tessa Grady and Jeffrey Scott Parsons lead the Colony Theatre production of Dames at Sea, which sets sail April 11 in Burbank, CA.

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