Monday, April 16, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Smash Report: Duvallapalooza by Michael Block

We begin with the much-anticipated first rehearsal with our fictitious movie star, Rebecca Duvall. Will she be a Katie Holmes or a CZJ? Time will tell. We learn that she’s past her prime, …

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Photo Coverage: Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones et al. at Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Monte Cristo Awards! by Jennifer Broski

The Eugene ONeill Theater Center's star-studded 12th Annual Monte Cristo Awards honored tonight, April 16, the distinguished accomplishments and contributions of long-time Trustee Michael Do…

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Photo Flash: First Look at THE LYONS on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

THE LYONS debuted last fall at the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Vineyard Theatre and just began previews on April 5, with an official opening night set for April 23. THE LYONS comes to Br…

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Hobbit porn - oops, I mean "Game of Thrones" - on HBO! by Thomas Garvey

Oh, man, rarely has SNL nailed it as it does here, with this wicked takedown of the new soft core hobbit porn series, HBO's Game of Thrones. I've just sat through the first few episodes of …

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Fuse Concert Review — A Noteworthy Performance From the Discovery Ensemble by Arts Fuse Editor

Discovery Ensemble occupies a rare space in two major respects: programming demanding works and executing them with spirit, enthusiasm, and inspired music making.

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Magic gets the Bird before the OK

Legit News: Play on basketball rivalry hoops it up on Broadway

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Theater Review: ‘In Masks Outrageous and Austere’ at the Culture Project by Ben Brantley

“In Masks Outrageous and Austere” is a late Tennessee Williams play that appropriates themes and characters from earlier works.

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Diane Keaton Will Be Guest Speaker at LSCRF Fall Benefit Luncheon, 10/17 by BroadwayWorld

Lynn Sage Cancer Research Foundation LSCRF announces Academy Award-Winning Actress and Director Diane Keaton as Guest Speaker at its Annual Fall Benefit Luncheon on Wednesday, October 17th b…

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Cyndi Lauper is Back on BONES! by BroadwayWorld

According to a report by TVLine.com, Bones executive producer Stephen Nathan has confirmed that Cyndi Lauper will return in the show's forthcoming episode as psychic Avalon Harmonia.

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Review: In Masks Outrageous and Austere by Dan Bacalzo

Shirley Knight delivers a bravura performance in this world premiere production of Tennessee Williams' final, full-length play.

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Christine Dwyer, Billy Harrigan Tighe to Join Wicked Tour by Dan Bacalzo

Christine Dwyer and Billy Harrigan Tighe will join the company of the second North American tour of Wicked, playing the roles of Elphaba and Fiyero respectively, beginning on Wednesday, May …

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Step Up Revolution - ABDC and SYTYCD Veterans in Step Up 4 Cast - tWitch and Allison Holker by DanceOn

Step Up Revolution - ABDC and SYTYCD Veterans in Step Up 4 Cast - tWitch and Allison Holker Step Up Revolution is opening July 27th 2012! Stephen "tWitch" Boss tells Allison Holk…

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Review: The Improv Play (Infusion Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

*The Improv Play* is a realistic portrayal to the plight of a Chicago actor: funny, dramatic, rewarding, demeaning. Randall Colburn's world premiere is a reminder of what each of these sixt…

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Grosses are up for the week ending 4-15-12 by Loganne

Wicked lands on top again this week at the box office. Both Wicked and The Lion King took in more than $2 million dollars each again this week end. Ten shows made it into the millionaire clu…

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Chalet Lines

Legit Reviews||Abroad: Theater history is littered with sins-of-the-fathers plays, but it's the legacy of mothers that dominate the four generations of women in "Chalet Lines."

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Adventure Theatre and Musical Theater Center Merge and Become ‘Adventure Theatre MTC’ by Joel Markowitz by Joel Markowitz

Adventure Theatre and Musical Theater Center today announced their agreement to merge. I am so happy for both of them. It’s a great union and the possibilities are endless. From Produ…

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PHOTO FLASH: Victor Garber, Jesse L. Martin, Matt Slauson and More at Our Time Gala by David Gordon

New York Jets starting left guard Matt Slauson and philanthropist Budd Mayer were honored Monday, April 16 at Our Time's 10th Annual Benefit Gala, titled "Tackling Our Fears, Defen…

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Class Acts — But Why None That Are Set in LA? by Don Shirley

The  subject of class distinctions looms large in this election year. Take a look at Good People, The Prince of Atlantis, Billy Elliot, Working, even Long Day's Journey Into Night. Why are …

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“The Cherry Orchard” - An Interesting Take on a Classic by Byrne Harrison

By Judd Hollander Photo by Carol Rosegg Anton Chekhov called his play The Cherry Orchard "a comedy", though it's usually been presented with heavily dramatic overtones. The Classic S…

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“Brother Russia” -- Arlington’s Signature Theatre debuts another original musical by Byrne Harrison

By Mark A. Newman Photo by Scott Suchman I have to admit to being somewhat hesitant about the new musical Brother Russia at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virginia. It is another cre…

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“Happy Hour” - More than an hour, and not always happy by Byrne Harrison

By Judd Hollander Playwright Ethan Coen loves to study the human condition. Specifically man's foibles, follies, prejudices, preconceptions and carefully laid plans gone terribly ask…

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“Richard II” - A Timely Political Drama by Byrne Harrison

By Judd Hollander As seen through the eyes of director J.R. Sullivan, the Pearl Theatre Company delivers an illuminating production of William Shakespeare's Richard II; one filled with sa…

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Evita by Lesley Alexander

Elena Rogers gives a tour-de-force performance. Entertaining in a dynamic fashion, this revival of “Evita” is simply electrifying!

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Review: Rabe retells Chekhov well in 'The Black Monk'

David Rabe did theater a favor by adapting Anton Chekhov’s short story “The Black Monk” for the stage. And Simpatico Theatre Project’s production pays it forward. The…

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Chicago Theater Review: AFTER THE REVOLUTION (Next Theatre in Evanston) by Dan Zeff

I SAY YOU WANT THIS REVOLUTION After the Revolution is a chewy new play about family dynamics and the difficulty of making moral judgments, especially after the fact. For audiences thirsting…

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2012 Pulitzer winners in journalism and arts

The 2012 Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, with comments from judges:

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Review: Theatre Horizon's 'How I Learned to Drive' chills

Several modern plays touch on abuse and molestation but none I know of, including the much-produced Doubt, wield the sheer force of Paula Vogel’s How I Learned to Drive. Vogel, celebra…

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Quiara Alegría Hudes’s ‘Water by the Spoonful’ Wins Pulitzer for Drama by Kimberly Lightbody

The 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama was awarded to “Water by the Spoonful,” a play by Quiara Alegría Hudes.

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Quiara Alegria Hudes wins Pulitzer for drama by Joe Dziemianowicz

Quiara Alegria Hudes’s play “Water by the Spoonful” has won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for drama.

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Theater review: 'Miss Saigon' at La Mirada Theatre for the Arts by David Nichols

David C. Nichols reviews the revival of Boublil and Schönberg’s "Miss Saigon" at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts. A theater review for the Los Angeles Times.

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'Wicked' on Top; 'Mormon' and 'Newsies' Set Records

The week after Easter saw "Wicked" hopping to the top of the charts while "Book of Mormon" and "Newsies" set house records.

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Quiara Alegria Hudes' 'Water by the Spoonful' wins drama Pulitzer by David Ng

"Water by the Spoonful," a recent play by Quiara Alegría Hudes about a war veteran and four disparate lives that come together in an online chatroom, won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for drama, …

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NY Review: 'In Masks Outrageous and Austere' by Erik Haagensen

Unfinished at his death, Tennessee Williams' "In Masks Outrageous and Austere" gets a fevered multimedia production starring a memorable Shirley Knight.

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IN MASKS OUTRAGEOUS AND AUSTERE - Talkin' Broadways Review by Matthew Murray

From the moment you enter the upstairs theater at the Culture Project, where the world premiere production of Tennessee Williams's final play In Masks Outrageous and Austere just opened, you…

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Viver Brasil at Strathmore: Dance, drum and repeat by Pamela Squires

Viver Brasil was like a disappointing Christmas gift. This veteran Los Angeles-based dance company first appeared to be bright and shiny and promising Thursday at Strathmore. But about ha…

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: Long Day’s Journey Into Night at Curtainup/London by Lizzie Loveridge

David Suchet and Laurie Metcalf are magnificent in this very fine production which has an unexpected feel good factor

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NY Review: 'Pinocchio's Ashes' by Karl Levett

"Pinocchio's Ashes," an absurdist play overstuffed with moral fiber from Scandinavian American Theater Company, introduces Danish scribe Jokum Rohde to NYC.

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Critics are hooked: Peter and the Starcatcher Review Round-Up by Loganne

The imaginative new American play about the boy who wouldn’t grow up by Rick Elice, directed by Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre April 15. Peter and the S…

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Miss Julie, Royal Exchange Theatre, Manchester by Philip Radcliffe

Seeing Miss Julie played in-the-round would, I suspect, have delighted Strindberg. In his preface to the play, he was much exercised about the setting, presuming a proscenium stage: a single…

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Steppenwolf’s ‘March’ fails to capture the soul of a gruesome war

The overriding problem with Steppenwolf Theatre’s world premiere of “The March” — the stage adaptation by director Frank Galati of the E.L. Doctorow novel inspired by General William…

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‘Pirates of Penzance’ a jolly good show at Marriott

Think of the operettas of Gilbert & Sullivan — that giddily clever team comprised of composer Sir Arthur Sullivan and wordsmith W.S. Gilbert — as the Victorian era equivalent of such cur…

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Performance group wants apology from Calgary theatre by Marsha Lederman

Shen Yun Performing Arts says it was treated with disrespect by staff at the government owned Jubilee Auditorium

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The Iron Lady takes centre stage once again

"As a portrait of Thatcherism... it feels about as reliable as an MP's expenses claim." The Independent's Anthony Quinn's verdict on The Iron Lady summed up the general sense of antipathy to…

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Mark Rylance to Return to Guthrie in NICE FISH as Co-Writer, Star & Director; Full Season Announced! by BroadwayWorld

Guthrie Director Joe Dowling today announced 11 mainstage productions of the theaters 2012-2013 season. The theaters 50th season and seventh on the Mississippi River looks ahead to a vital f…

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Long Day's Journey Into Night

Legit Reviews||Abroad: Running just under three hours rather than the four of the last Broadway revival, it's clear that helmer Anthony Page isn't underlining the first word of …

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Photo Flash: Marriott Theatre's PIRATES OF PENZANCE on Opening Night! by BroadwayWorld

The exuberant musical theater masterpiece from the clever pens of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE opened at the Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, I…

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Black Rep hosts discussion of August Wilson's work

Troupe is staging "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom"

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Did Peter and the Starcatcher Sink or Swim for Word of Mouth Panelists? by Broadway.com

Peter and the Starcatcher, a whimsical new play based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, has docked on the Great White Way starring Adam Chanler-Berat, Christian Borle and Celia …

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A Photo Sneak Peek at the Raucous Farce One Man, Two Guvnors by Broadway.com

One of London’s biggest hits has crossed the pond to bring laughs to Broadway audiences, and we’ve got your first look at production photos of One Man, Two Guvnors. Richard Bean&…

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Get a Sublime First Look at Raven-Symoné in Broadway’s Sister Act by Broadway.com

Newly minted Broadway star Raven-Symoné debuted as warbling diva Deloris Van Cartier in Sister Act on March 27, and we’ve got a first look at the Great White Way’s newest …

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Bon Voyage! Join Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger & Adam Chanler-Berat on Opening Night of Peter and the Starcatcher by Broadway.com

It was a starry night on April 15 as whimsical Peter Pan prequel Peter and the Starcatcher officially opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Based on the Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson novel…

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ArtsBeat: Mark Rylance Play, Written With a Favorite Poet, Is Coming to the Guthrie by Dave Itzkoff

“Nice Fish,” written by Mark Rylance and Louis Jenkins, will make its debut at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis next year.

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New Riverfront Theater sets Chicago season

Last year, a British production of “Peter Pan” pitched its giant tent at 650 W. Chicago (near Halsted and the Chicago River) and enjoyed a hugely successful 16-week run that attracted a …

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Highlights From Stephen King and John Mellencamp's Ghost Brothers of Darkland County

A new musical thriller from horror icon Stephen King (book) and rock legend John Mellencamp (music and lyrics), Ghost Brothers of Darkland County makes its world premiere at Atlanta's Alli…

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TT: Hail and farewell

For those who missed Bob Brookmeyer's memorial service last week, Doug Ramsey has posted a report that includes several first-hand...

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Broadway B.O. booming

Legit News: Disney musical 'Newsies' breaks $1 million

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Guthrie announces its 50th-anniversary season

The schedule includes three world premieres and a festival of playwright Christopher Hampton.

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Imagination Stage invites children to a ball by Tim Treanor

Imagination Stage has seized on the idea of a ball for the 4-12 set to be held in its Bethesda location. Titled “Just Imagine…The Inaugural Children’s Ball”, the event takes…

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Matthew Gardiner: Choreography, 2012 Helen Hayes Awards by Hunter Styles

- Matthew Gardiner, Associate Artistic Director of Signature Theatre, was nominated in 2008 for the Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Choreography and, in that same year, won Outstanding Dir…

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Theater Review: ‘Broke House,’ at Abrons Arts Center by Eric Grode

Meta-theatrical shenanigans take center stage in “Broke House,” by Caden Manson/Big Art Group.

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Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin's LIFE OF THE PARTY to Debut at LaGuardia High School, 5/3-6 by BroadwayWorld

On May 3-6, 2012, Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School will debut Life Of The Party A Light Opera For Dark Times by Olivier Award winners and Tony nominees, Laurence O'Keefe Legally Blonde, Bat…

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STAGE TUBE: PORGY AND BESS Onstage Marriage Proposal! by Stage Tube

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess is now on Broadway with a cast led by four-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald Ragtime, Private Practice as Bess, Drama Desk nominee Norm Lewis Les Misrables,…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Joel Grey Wows Birthday Crowd with 'Willkommen' by BroadwayWorld TV

On April 11, 2012, Broadway legend Joel Grey celebrated his 80th birthday with a special private party hosted by his longtime PR firm, OampM Co., at The McKittrick Hotels Manderley Bar also …

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Photo Coverage: Julia Louis-Dreyfus Visits TimesTalks by Walter McBride

TimesTalks just welcomed Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who was interviewed by NYT television reporter Bill Carter. TimesTalks events take place at TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street, New York City.…

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T.R. Knight Signs On for 42 Movie by BroadwayWorld

According to the Hollywood Reporter, stage and screen star T.R. Knight will star in Legendary Pictures' upcoming Jackie Robinson biopic-'42.' Knight will play 'Harold Parrott, the Dodgers tr…

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Studio 3 Theatre for Young Audiences: Rapunzel

Sat, May 12 through Sat, June 30 @ Workhouse Arts Center, presented by Workhouse Arts Center

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The Afternoon Report, Monday, April 16, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Monday, April 16, 2012 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter – http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more informat…

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A Song Cycle for Soho Original Cast Recording Set for May 14 Release by Andy Propst

Michael Cantwell, James Gillan, Claire Moore and Niamh Perry will be featured on the original cast recording of A Song Cycle for Soho. SimG Records will release the disc on May 14. The s…

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Cyndi Lauper to Return to TV's Bones by Brian Scott Lipton

Cyndi Lauper will once more play psychic Avalon Harmonia on an upcoming episode of the TV series Bones, according to TVLine.com. The series, which will begin airing its seventh season on N…

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A Shakespearean march through the South by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "The March" at Steppenwolf Theatre ★★★ THEATER REVIEW: "The March" at Steppenwolf Theatre ★★★ ... In Frank Galati's rich adaptation of E.…

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Riverfront Theater tent opening to host circus, music and other events by Chris Jones

Chicago is to have a big new entertainment venue this summer — a 70-foot-tall, 22,000-square-foot tent that will seat as many as 2,500 patrons who will be served up a variety of populi…

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Hilty, Long for League noms

Legit News: Duo to announce names up for stage awards

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Tamara Rojo to head English National Ballet by Michael Crabb

Tamara Rojo is second Montreal-born dancer to head the English National Ballet, taking over for Wayne Eagling.

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Bradley Cooper to Play the Elephant Man

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PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Peter and the Starcatcher, a Prequel That Really Flies by Harry Haun

Meet the first-nighters at the Broadway opening of Rick Elice's Peter and the Starcatcher, the origin-story of that boy named Pan.

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Pulitzer Prize-winner Quiara Alegria Hudes’ work slated for Goodman Theatre

Quiara Alegria Hudes was named the recipient of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama on Monday for her play, “Water by the Spoonful,” which centers on an Iraq war veteran’s search for mea…

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PHOTO CALL: Jose Rivera's Massacre (Sing to Your Children) Opens Off-Broadway by Joseph Marzullo

The Rattlestick Playwrights Theater production of Academy Award nominee Jose Rivera's Massacre (Sing to Your Children) officially opened Off-Broadway April 12 after previews that began A…

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TT: Almanac

"Try to be one of the people on whom nothing is lost!" Henry James, "The Art of Fiction"...

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TT: They do some

A young friend of mine read yesterday's posting about my visit to Fort Tryon Park and wrote to me as...

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TT: Lookback

From 2004: Those of us who write about music, needless to say, would like it if there were a direct...

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'Water By the Spoonful' Wins Pulitzer For Drama by Frank Rizzo

 Quiara Alegría Hudes became the first Latina to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play “Water by the Spoonful,” which was commissioned, developed and had its world prem…

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Les Miserables Miami | Adrienne Arsht Center by Admin

‘Les Miserables’, the legendary Broadway masterpiece from Boublil and Schonberg celebrates its 25th anniversary via a national tour. As part of its jaunt, this Cameron Mackintosh-produce…

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert Miami | Adrienne Arsht Center by Admin

‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ rides to the tropical south in spring 2013. This glamorous musical will play the Ziff Ballet Opera House of the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing A…

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High School in the Spotlight: High Tech High School by BroadwayWorld

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

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This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 4/16/12

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 41612.

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Lainie Kazan, Michele Lee Join Patty Farmer for The Persian Room Presents Event by Sarah Moore

Called the Leading Ladies of New York's famous Persian Room, Lainie Kazan, Michele Lee, Connie Stevens and Barbara Van Orden will join author, Patty Farmer for a Q&A and will sign c…

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Plays by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Sylvan Oswald Set for Soho Rep's Work-in-Progress Presentations by Dan Bacalzo

Soho Rep has announced the plays that will be featured in its upcoming work-in-progress presentations in April and May. Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' An Octoroon will be presented at The New…

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The Great American Revue Exhibit to Open April 19 by Andy Propst

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (LPA) will open The Great American Revue on April 19. The show will remain on view through July 27. In the exhibit, the LPA will showc…

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Christopher Bayes to Direct The Servant of Two Masters, Starring Steven Epp by Sarah Moore

The Shakespeare Theatre Company will present its first Carlo Goldoni classic: The Servant of Two Masters, adapted by Constance Congdon, and directed by Christopher Bayes. This magical, highl…

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Point Break Live Set for One Night Only Show at Santa Barbara's Velvet Jones by Sarah Moore

The long-running hit Point Break Live will play a one-night-only engagement at Santa Barbara's Velvet Jones rock club on Saturday, April 28 at 8:30pm. The piece is a high action punk r…

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T.R, Knight Joins 42 Film by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage and television star T. R. Knight has joined the cast of Brian Hegeland's film 42, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film, which focuses on the racial integration of Major…

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Review: (Calgary) Cats by The Charlebois Post

Director Jacques Lemay giving notes backstage before the opening of Cats(photo via Theatre Calgary Twitter feed)The Mystery of CatsA perennial takes Theatre Calgary's audience by stormby Rya…

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CONNIE CHATS ON OPENING NIGHT: Billy Elliot by Connie Danese

At the Billy Elliot opening at the Pantages, Connie chats with Billy du jour Ty Forhan, his castmate Patti Perkins, Anna Trebunskaya of Dancing With the Stars, Michael Gross, Bruce Vilanch a…

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Penguin nips Newt at St. Louis Zoo

Gingrich was on zoo tour before NRA speech.

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Six St. Louis-area students win COMPs

The winners of the University of Missouri's annual state-wide COMP (Creating Original Music Project) contest for elementary school through high school have been announced; six of this year's…

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Jonét - Ba La La Rina Official Music Video by DanceOn

Jonét - Ba La La Rina Official Music Video Jonét's official music video for "Ba La La Rina" Website: http://www.justjonet.com Subscribe to DanceOn: http://bit.l…

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Kat Graham Put Your Graffiti On Me - Official Music Video Choreography by DanceOn

Kat Graham Put Your Graffiti On Me - Official Music Video Choreography Kat Graham's sizzling new video for her debut single "Put Your Graffiti On Me" features some sexy choreo…

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Broadway Grosses* w/e 4/15/2012 by Ken Davenport

The following are the Broadway Grosses from the week ending April 15, 2012: Show Name GrossGross TotalAttn %Cap AvgPdAdm A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE $328,001 6,384 68.32% $51.38 ANYTHING GOES $…

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Death of Thomas Kinkade by Christopher Hume

The death of painter Thomas Kinkade leaves large hole in annals of kitsch, says Christopher Hume.

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2012 Pulitzer Prizes for Letters, Drama and Music by The New York Times

The winners include John Lewis Gaddis’s biography of George F. Kennan and the play “Water by the Spoonful,” by Quiara Alegría Hudes.

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Broadway Grosses: Newsies Hits Million Dollar Mark by Broadway.com

This week at the box office Wicked and The Lion King took in over $2 million for the second week in a row, and Newsies is selling plenty of papes, er tickets. The show is packing in sta…

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Theater Review: ‘Massacre (Sing to Your Children)’ at Rattlestick by David Rooney

José Rivera’s “Massacre (Sing to Your Children)” brings buckets of blood and a Latin American-style dictatorship to small-town New Hampshire.

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Billy Crystal and Neil Simon Visit Linda Lavin & Co. at The Lyons by Broadway.com

Linda Lavin, Dick Latessa and the company of The Lyons welcomed two very famous faces on April 14. Funnyman Billy Crystal dropped by the Cort Theatre for some laughs and to see Linda La…

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Off-Broadway's Women of a Certain Age Changes Title to She's of a Certain Age by Broadway.com

Susan Charlotte's previously announced Women of a Certain Age has changed its name to She's of a Certain Age. The play is still set to begin performances April 26, with opening night…

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REVIEW: Peter and the Starcatcher by JK

Review of the Saturday, April 14 matinee preview at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York City.  Starring Christian Borle, Adam Chanler-Berat and Celia Keenan-Bolger.  A new play…

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2012 Pulitzer Prize Winners by Abbie Fentress Swanson

The list of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize winners is out. Among this year's winners were the late Manning Marable for his book on Malcolm X and Kevin Puts for his "Silent Night" opera. For the fir…

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PHOTO CALL: More from Broadway's One Man, Two Guvnors, by Matthew Blank

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

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Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin to Debut Life of the Party Musical at LaGuardia High by Adam Hetrick

Life of the Party, a new musical by Tony Award-nominated Legally Blonde writers Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin, will debut at the LaGuardia High School for the Performing Arts in May.

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PHOTO CALL: Quiara Alegría Hudes' Pulitzer Prize-Winning Water by the Spoonful by Lucas Lilieholm

The Hartford Stage world premiere of Quiara Alegría Hudes' Water by the Spoonful, which explores an Iraqi soldier's life in America after facing battle, played the Connecticut…

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'Water by the Spoonful' Scoops Pulitzer Prize by David Rooney

The drama by Quiara Alegria Hudes about a returning Iraq War vet was a surprise win, beating out Jon Robin Baitz's "Other Desert Cities" and Stephen Karam's "Sons of the Prophet."

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Pulitzer Prizes in the arts have Minnesota connections

Minnesota Opera and Graywolf Press celebrated the news Monday afternoon.

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Flying High: A Video Explanation of The Commons by Jamie Gahlon & Vijay Mathew by HowlRound

We are really excited to be heading to Emerson with Polly Carl and David Dower to continue the work we began in 2009 on the American Voices New Play Institute through the creation of the Cen…

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'Matilda' wins record seven Olivier Awards by Gold Derby

"Matilda," the tuner edition of the Roald Dahl classic children's book, swept the Olivier Awards Sunday winning a record seven gongs, including Best Musical. It broke by one th…

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A day in the life of four girls called Matilda by Susanna Rustin

What is it like being the 10-year-old star of a hit West End musical? We ask the four young joint winners of the Olivier award for best actressThe musical Matilda has four child stars sharin…

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Dynamic Pricing Is Not About New Audiences by Isaac Butler

By Isaac Butler On twitter the other day dynamic pricing raised its ugly, seductive head again, this time via the feed of the (new to me) Pitchcentral out of England. Oddly, they seemed to b…

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Gore Vidal’s The Best Man is a Starry Political Fight by Suzanna Bowling

Gore Vidal’s The Best Man is a Starry Political Fight: It is politically perfect to stage a revival of “Gore Vidal’s The Best Man” right now as things have not changed much.

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'Ghost': Haunted by past performances: Philly actress takes on the spirit of Whoopi Goldberg in Broadway's version of Hollywood's 'Ghost' by Ronni Reich

Joan MarcusDa'Vine Joy Randolph as Oda Mae Brown in "Ghost" on Broadway NEW YORK — Five days before she took over a major role for an injured cast member in the London run of “…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 4/16; NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA! & MORMON by BroadwayWorld

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

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 4/15/12

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 4152012

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Photo Flash: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS- New Production Shots! by BroadwayWorld

One Man, Two Guvnors, held its first Broadway preview, April 6, leading up to the show's Broadway opening at the Music Box Theatre on April 18, 2012. Directed by Nicholas Hynter and with son…

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Quiara Alegria Hudes Wins 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for WATER BY THE SPOONFUL - Video & More! by BroadwayWorld

Just announced is word that Quiara Alegra Hudes's WATER BY THE SPOONFUL is this year's recipient of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The play premiered at the Hartford Stage in October of …

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Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: April 16-22 by BroadwayWorld

Opening this week are three Broadway plays- one a Tennesse Williams classic, the second a West End import, and the third a 2011 Pulitzer Prize winner. Stay tuned this week as the casts of A …

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Review: 42nd Street by Iris Wiener

Long Island's John W. Engeman Theatre offers an exciting, not-to-be-missed production of the beloved musical.

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Quiara Alegría Hudes, Kevin Puts Among 2012 Pulitzer Prize Winners by Dan Bacalzo

Winners of the 2012 Pulitzer Prizes have been announced. Quiara Alegría Hudes has been named as the recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play, Water by the Spoonful,…

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Casting Announced for Richard Maxwell's Whitney "Biennial" Offering by Andy Propst

The Whitney Museum of American Art has announced the cast for the Richard Maxwell piece that will be part of the institution's 75th annual "Biennial." The work, Untitled, wil…

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Hudes scores Pulitzer

Legit News: Playwright wins for 'Water'

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The Oliviers' nominations & winners process by Mark Shenton


In a Guardian blog last week, Matt Trueman asked if the Olivier Awards really represent London theatre, and he pointed out such apparent anomalies as the omissions from the nominations li…

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Paul Hufker’s New Plays: Reading on April 24 by Martin Denton

From nytheatre.com reviewer Paul Hufker: I’m having a reading on April 24th of two plays of mine. The reading starts at 7:00pm and ends at 9:30. Its location is The Drilling Company, 2…

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Opera reivew: Armide by Opera Atelier by Arthur Kaptainis

Superintendent of music for Louis XIV, Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632-87) has a secure place in music history. Some might question his stature as a composer of viable operas, but the production o…

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‘Enchanted April’ at Silver Spring Stage by Amanda Gunther by Amanda Gunther

Let enchantment bridge the gap between your befores and afters at the Silver Spring Stage’s production of Enchanted April. Directed by Laurie T. Freed this fun little comedy is perfect for…

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Quiara Alegría Hudes Wins 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Water By the Spoonful by Broadway.com

Quiara Alegría Hudes has been awarded the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play Water By the Spoonful. Hudes is the surprise winner of the coveted award over finalists Jon Robin …

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Jim Carrey Visits His In Living Color Co-Star David Alan Grier & the Cast of Porgy and Bess by Broadway.com

Two decades ago, Jim Carrey and David Alan Grier were performing outrageous skits and stunts as the stars of TV’s In Living Color. Today, Carrey is an international movie star, and Gri…

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Quiara Hudes wins Pulitzer for play about Iraq war vet by Mark Kennedy

Quiara Alegria Hudes’s play Water by the Spoonful takes 2012 Pulitzer prize for drama

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THE PRIDE at Diversionary Theatre by Bill Eadie

We're neither pure, nor wise, nor goodWe'll do the best we know. We'll build our house and chop our woodAnd make our garden grow. --from Candide, music by Leonard Bernst...

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Lea Michele, Bernadette Peters and Megan Hilty Talk "Dorothy of Oz" Film (Video) by Michael Gioia

"Glee" and Spring Awakening star Lea Michele, Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters and "Smash" star Megan Hilty recently sat down with "Entertainment Tonight" to…

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Water By the Spoonful Wins 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama by Andrew Gans and Kenneth Jones

Water by the Spoonful, by Quiara Alegría Hudes, is the winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, recognizing an outstanding stage work that premiered during the 2011 calendar year.…

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Sunset Safari 2012 – happening April 21st at the Los Angeles Zoo by Pauline Adamek

Supporters of the Los Angeles Zoo, along with their excited children, will be treated to a special interactive evening with the animals at the Zoo’s annual Sunset Safari, to be held on…

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THEATER: The March by Don Hall

The MarchAdapted from the novel by E. L. DoctorowBy Frank GalatiDirected by Frank GalatiPresented by Steppenwolf Theatre CompanyDisclosure: I was comp'd for the performance. I haven't seen …

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ArtsBeat: 'Matilda' Wins Record-Setting Seven Olivier Awards by Scott Heller

The adaptation of the Roald Dahl novel will come to Broadway next season.

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The Snail and the Whale, Lyric, Hammersmith by Susan Elkin

Lyric, Hammersmith: Interpreting Julia Donaldson's story about a snail that hitches a lift on a whale's tail as a story within a story about a little girl (Rhiannon Wallace) who ma…

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Stardust, Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay by Roger Malone

Babbacombe Theatre, Torquay: A liberal sparkling of stardust ensures this variety show gem glitters with impact throughout. Read the full review

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Big and Small (Gross und Klein), Barbican, London by Mark Shenton

Barbican, London: More than any other theatre in Britain, the Barbican is bringing international theatre collaborations to our doorstep. Already this year it has seen three of our liveliest …

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The Custard Boys, Tabard, London by Paul Vale

Tabard, London: Author Glenn Chandler continues his fascination with the Boy's Own series style - as seen in his previous work including Boys of the Empire and Scouts in Bondage - to ad…

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Black Battles with Dogs, Southwark Playhouse, London by Honour Bayes

Southwark Playhouse, London: With a cast made up of RSC ensemble members and RADA graduates, the pedigree of this production of Black Battles with Dogs cannot be denied. Frustrating, then, t…

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Crazy Little Thing Called Love, York Theatre Royal by Will Ramsey

York Theatre Royal: There was the disembodied arm, dug up during an ill-fated metal-detecting expedition. Not to forget the story of a lonely, duck-obsessed caretaker. Read the full review

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ShangHi, Theatre Royal, Norwich by Douglas McPherson

Theatre Royal, Norwich: The Chinese circus tradition is more than 2,000 years old, but still companies like Cirque du Ciel find ways of dressing its familiar routines (hand balancing, double…

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Black T-Shirt Collection, Cottesloe, National, London by Natasha Tripney

Cottesloe, National, London: This new solo show from Inua Ellams sees him develop both as a writer and a performer. Read the full review

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Photo Flash: Uma Thurman Channels Marilyn on Tonight's SMASH by BroadwayWorld

On tonight's episode of SMASH entitled 'The Movie Star', Bombshell is turned upside-down by the arrival of movie star Rebecca Duvall special guest star Uma Thurman. Karen Katharine McPhee an…

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LOVE NEVER DIES to Screen Encore Presentation at Select Canadian Theatres, 4/21 by BroadwayWorld

Cineplex Entertainment, Front Row Center Events, and Omniverse Vision present Andrew Lloyd Webbers 'Love Never Dies', the long awaited continuation to 'The Phantom of the Opera', in a fully-…

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STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Sings on GCB! by Stage Tube

Last night on ABC's GCB, Broadway favorite Kristin Chenoweth's character Carlene showed off her ppipes as she auditioned for a part in the church musical, THE MIRACLE OF JESUS. Click below t…

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New Music From Tonight's SMASH Now Available on iTunes by BroadwayWorld

The new featured song from tonight's episode of NBC's musical drama series SMASH Mondays, 10-11 p.m. ET, is now available from NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products and Columbia Records …

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Lauren Elder, Andrew Kober, Saycon Sengbloh Set for May 6 Cabaret for a Cause by Dan Bacalzo

The line-up of participants has been announced for Cabaret for a Cause, to be held at 116, located at 116 MacDougal Street in New York City, on Sunday, May 6 at 8pm. The event will feature …

Linked From TheaterMania at 02:55PM

Works by Constance Congdon, Jeffrey Hatcher Part of Ensemble Theatre Company's Wet Ink! Series by Sarah Moore

Ensemble Theatre Company of Santa Barbara has announced a new play reading series, Wet Ink!, to run April 16 to April 20. This new series will take place at the Alhecama Theatre. The rea…

Linked From TheaterMania at 02:55PM

ArtsEmerson's 2012-2013 Season to Feature Work by Anne Bogart, The Civilians by Sarah Moore

ArtsEmerson has announced its third theatre season, which begins in September of 2012. The organization is announcing eight productions now, with more to be added later. To begin the seaso…

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Kim Cattrall, Hugh Dancy, Whoopi Goldberg, Susan Sarandon Among Jurors for 2012 Tribeca Film Festival by Andy Propst

Tribeca Film Festival has announced the individuals who will serve on the competition juries for this year's Festival, according to a report on Deadline.com. As previously reported, the…

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Broadway-Bound 'Matilda' Wins Big at UK's Olivier Awards by David Rooney

Winner in a record seven categories of London's top theater honors, including best musical, the Roald Dahl adaptation is scheduled to open in New York in early 2013.

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Critic's Notebook: Samuel Beckett, Harold Pinter share literary legacy by Charles McNulty

A look at Beckett's and Pinter's literary origins, with questions raised about how we are educating our playwrights today

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Suds and sopranos? Opera on Tap to perform at Blue Moon tavern

Singers with the Seattle chapter of Opera on Tap will perform April 16 at The Blue Moon tavern in Seattle.

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RSC's King John throws women into battle by Maddy Costa

Shakespeare lived in a man's world – but the RSC is recasting his 'battle play' King John with women in the thick of the actionLike many 21st-century women, theatre director Maria Aberg do…

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‘Crowns’ by Regina Taylor onstage at Delaware Theatre Company

Regina Taylor’s musical Crowns professes to be a celebration of African American “hattitude,” but it believes it’s about so much more. So, I guess, do Delaware Theatr…

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Signature Theatre Honors Patti LuPone With Stephen Sondheim Award by Briana Rodriguez

The award will be presented at the Italian Embassy in Washington DC at a black-tie gala on Monday.

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'La Boheme' and Blue Moon Tavern's 78th birthday

Here at ArtsPage HQ, we like emails that close with "your favorite divas." And we also like emails that let us know about opera that goes outside the box (seats). Opera on Tap's latest missi…

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Alvin Ailey, Joffrey and ABT part of Music Center's 2012-13 season by Jean Lenihan

Christopher Wheeldon’s acclaimed version of “Alice in Wonderland,” danced by the National Ballet of Canada, plus an array of repertory programs by Alvin Ailey, the Joffrey Ballet and A…

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Twenty-Fifth Annual Arts Advocacy Day Gives Actors a Voice by John Blahnik

According to Robert Lynch, president and CEO of Americans for the Arts, there are eight key issues this year.

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Glee's Jenna Ushkowitz, Nikki M. James and More Set For Born For Broadway by Broadway.com

Glee's Jenna Ushkowitz, The Book of Mormon Tony winner Nikki M. James and more will take part in the Born For Broadway benefit on May 21 in support of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foun…

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Rufus Wainwright Checks Out Tracie Bennett’s Judy Garland in End of the Rainbow by Broadway.com

Canadian singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright made headlines in 2006 when he recreated the entire Judy Garland Carnegie Hall concert live at the famous New York venue. He went on to cover Judy…

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One Man, Two Guvnors’ James Corden on His Year of Becoming a Dad and Bona Fide Stage Star by Gemma Wilson

British actor James Corden first set foot on a Broadway stage six years ago as one of the title school chums of Alan Bennett’s The History Boys. For his second Rialto run, he’s r…

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Watch Kristin Chenoweth and Miriam Shor in a Church Musical Sing-Off on TV’s GCB by Broadway.com

On TV's GCB, Texas church wives Carlene Cockburn (played by Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth) and Cricket Caruth-Reilly (Miram Shor of Hedwig and the Angry Inch) are the best of friend…

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Lincoln Center Theater’s Tony-Winning War Horse Celebrates One Year on Broadway by Broadway.com

It is hard to believe it’s been a year since Joey the horse first galloped onto Broadway! The Tony-winning production of War Horse celebrated its first anniversary at Lincoln Center Th…

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Good Cheno-Bits: Kristin Chenoweth Brings Broadway to Hillside Park Memorial Church on GCB by Lindsay Champion

Hallelujah! Kristin Chenoweth enlists the help of a few of her Broadway buddies on this week’s episode of GCB, which features the premiere of Hillside Park Memorial Church's very o…

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4,000 Miles

For Immediate Release – 4,000 MILESVera Joseph (Mary Louise Wilson) is a woman in her 90’s living in a walk-up apartment somewhere near Chelsea. Her balance is off, she can’t hear so …

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PHOTO CALL: War Horse Celebrates One Year on Broadway by Matthew Blank

The Tony Award-winning WWI epic War Horse celebrates its one-year anniversary on Broadway April 14 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater.

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The Bridge Benefit to Feature Chad Kimball, Morgan James and More by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominee Chad Kimball, Kenita Miller, Morgan James and Logan Marshall-Green are among the performers to be featured in the April 30 benefit concert The Bridge: Where Hope and Respe…

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"Well Done, Judas": Josh Young Returns to Jesus Christ Superstar by Adam Hetrick

Josh Young, who had been out of the Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar due to illness, rejoined the cast of the rock opera April 13.

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Clybourne Park, In the Heights, Other Desert Cities Among SpeakEasy's 2012-13 Season in Boston by Michael Gioia

SpeakEasy Stage Company in Boston, MA, has announced its 2012-13 season, which will include the Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park and the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heig…

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Power. Influence. Changing the Course of History. by Manhattan Theatre Club

Power. Influence. Changing the Course of History. It's all in a day's work for Joseph Alsop (played by John Lithgow) in THE COLUMNIST. For more information or to purchase tickets, …

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Interview: Tom Chambers On ... Tap dancing into Top Hat

Tom Chambers' acting career started with the National Youth Music (NYMT) before progressing to Guildford School of Acting (GSA). He describes himself as being unemployed for six years follow…

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News: Live Tweeting: Tonight's Club Outing to The King's Speech

Whatsonstage.com's Theatre Club are attending an Outing to David Seidler’s The King's Speech this evening (16 April 2012). The play which inspired the multi award-winning film is stag…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Raven-Symone in SISTER ACT! by BroadwayWorld

On March 27, Raven-Symone took over the leading role of Deloris Van Cartier in Broadway's SISTER ACT. She is stepping into the high-heeled boots of Tony and Olivier Award nominee Patina Mill…

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Lea Salonga to Bring THE JOURNEY CONTINUES to Town Hall, 5/4 by BroadwayWorld

The Town Hall will present Lea Salonga The Journey Continues. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning actress and recording artist will perform in concert on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 8pm. Tickets, …

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How to write a play: two views

REVIEW: A grouchy old traditionalist and his young assistant argue about the theater in a snappy and engaging comedy.

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Spotlight on Opera series returns April 30

If you don’t know much about the operas in Opera Theatre of St. Louis’ 2012 spring season - or if you just want to know more - not to worry. “Spotlight on Opera” is about to return.

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Teresa’s Weekly Update: West of the Hudson Edition by Teresa Eyring

“I had occasion to do some public-speaking and we picked topics out of a hat…It said ‘Nothing of any significance exists west of the Hudson River,’ and I breathed a big sigh of r…

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Get a First Look at Lea Michele and Bernadette Peters in Dorothy of Oz by Broadway.com

There are Broadway veterans aplenty in the new animated film Dorothy of Oz. Glee and Spring Awakening's Lea Michele will star as Dorothy Gale alongside Tony winner Bernadette Peters as G…

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Olympic Gold Medalist Robin Cousins Set For West End’s Chicago by Broadway.com

Professional figure skater and Olympic Gold medalist Robin Cousins will star as charismatic lawyer Billy Flynn in the West End production of Chicago beginning July 17. Cousins will perform a…

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Matilda's 'Ecstatic' Young Stars and Choreographer Celebrate Their Olivier Awards by Matt Wolf

As previously reported, Matilda was the big winner at London’s 2012 Olivier Awards on April 15, taking home a record seven trophies—and the musical’s quartet of young Best …

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Porgy and Bess Star David Alan Grier Stops By VH1’s Morning Buzz to Talk In Living Color Reunion by Broadway.com

Porgy and Bess star David Alan Grier stopped by VH1's new daily show Big Morning Buzz Live on April 13 to chat about his return to Broadway, theatrical superstitions and the differe…

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Trayvon Martin Story Echoed in New Play

The new play Slip/Shot opens tonight in Philadelphia. The play is set in 1962, at Florida State University in Tallahassee, and centers on the case of a 17-year-old African-American boy. The…

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James Naughton, Richard Kind, Nikki M. James, Jenna Ushkowitz, Malcolm Gets and More Set for Born for Broadway Benefit by Andrew Gans

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation will present the third annual Born for Broadway benefit, which will take place at the American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street, May 21 at 8…

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Maxine Linehan Will Star in Off-Broadway's Brontë: A Portrait of Charlotte by Michael Gioia

The Alloy Theater Company will present a new production of William Luce's Brontë: A Portrait of Charlotte beginning Off-Broadway May 3, prior to an official opening May 8, at Theate…

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David Byrne-Fatboy Slim Musical Here Lies Love Will Get Williamstown/MASS MoCA Workshop by Adam Hetrick

Prior to its arrival Off-Broadway next season, Here Lies Love, the new musical about Filipina First Lady Imelda Marcos by Talking Heads' David Byrne and dance DJ Fatboy Slim, will test i…

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CSC's Antony and Cleopatra Readings, With Kim Cattrall, Laila Robins, Anthony Heald, Are Sold Out by Kenneth Jones

Classic Stage Company's spring 2012 "open rehearsal series," in which Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra is explored by different actors and directors in a unique reading s…

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PHOTO CALL: Raven-Symoné and Carolee Carmello in Broadway's Sister Act by Matthew Blank

Television star Raven-Symoné made her Broadway debut as the new wimple-wearing disco diva of Broadway's Sister Act, beginning March 27 at the Broadway Theatre.

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Concert Review: Leila Josefowicz and the Boston Symphony Orchestra/Esa-Pekka Salonen by Arts Fuse Editor

As the BSO searches for its new music director, Mr. Salonen’s name is sure to come up. While he’s probably a long-shot candidate, any orchestra that has him on their podium for a week or…

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The Weekly Howl on Tues, April 17: What can the Center for the Theater Commons do for you? by HowlRound

This week on HowlRound.com we’re talking about the move of several of the American Voices New Play Institute’s programs and staff from Arena Stage in Washington, DC to the newly …

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Christopher Fitzgerald to Guest Star in NBC Pilot NEXT CALLER PLEASE by BroadwayWorld

Broadway vet Christopher Fitzgerald will guest star in the upcoming NBC pilot NEXT CALLER PLEASE. The actor will play the role of 'Steven Constantine.'

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Nikki M. James, Aaron Lazar, et al. Set for BORN FOR BROADWAY Benefit, 5/21 by BroadwayWorld

The Christopher amp Dana Reeve Foundation has announced the cast for the third annual Born for Broadway benefit, which will take place at the American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street,…

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BWW Poll Results: Voters Weigh in on PORGY & BESS' New Book by BroadwayWorld

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

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BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More! by BroadwayWorld TV

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, by Rick Elice, directed by Roger Rees and Alex Timbers began preview performances on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Wednesday, March 28 and opened last…

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STAGE TUBE: Colin Donnell Featured in Norah Jones Music Video! by Stage Tube

Broadway favorite Colin Donnell, who currently plays Billy Crocker in ANYTHING GOES, plays a different role in Norah Jones' new music video for 'Happy Pills.' Check out Donnell in action bel…

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Foreclosure puts extended family to the test in 'Crash Test Dummies'

Christina Ham's new play takes the slow road to the apocalypse.

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Erin Dilly, Brad Oscar, Richard Topol Set for Seeing Jerusalem Reading by Sarah Moore

The Hangar Theatre's Pilot Reading Series in NYC continues with a reading of Seeing Jerusalem, by Seth Greenland. The reading is Monday, April 23 at 7pm at One on One Studios, 34 West …

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Dan Lauria to Host Magic/Bird Talkback with Peter Scolari by Sarah Moore

The producers of the new Broadway play Magic/Bird have announced that Dan Lauria will hold a talkback for ticketholders following the Wednesday night performance of the play at the Longacr…

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Penny Arcade, Jayne County to Join Mx. Justin Vivian Bond and More at Jukebox Jackie by Sarah Moore

The new revue Jukebox Jackie: Snatches of Jackie Curtis -- conceived and directed by Tony Award winner Scott Wittman at La MaMa -- will feature special appearances at certain performances b…

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Aaron Lazar, Vicki Lewis, James Naughton Set for Born for Broadway by Sarah Moore

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation has announced casting for the third annual Born for Broadway benefit, which will take place at the American Airlines Theatre, Monday, May 21, at 8…

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Dulcy Rogers Set for I Am a Tree by Sarah Moore

Following a run in Los Angeles at the The Elephant Theatre, I Am a Tree, written and performed by Dulcy Rogers and directed by Allan Miller, arrives in New York at the St. Clement's. Pe…

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Matthew Modine Set for Q&A at Jesus Was a Commie Screening by Sarah Moore

Stage and screen star Matthew Modine will be a special guest at the Connecticut Film Festival on April 26 where he will participate in a Q&A about filmmaking at 6pm at the Palace Theatre…

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PHOTO FLASH: Cloris Leachman, Bruno Tonioli at Billy Elliot at the Hollywood Pantages by Dan Bacalzo

Former Dancing with the Stars contestant Cloris Leachman joined one of that program's choreographers, Bruno Tonioli, during the intermission of Billy Elliot the Musical at the Hollywood…

Linked From TheaterMania at 12:53PM

John Guare Selects "Beautiful Province" Best New Play by Frank Rizzo

A play about a 15 year old boy who travels across Canada with his French high school teacher won the 2012 Yale Drama Series Award.

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L.A. Hires Its Own by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Something strange is happening in Los Angeles: Its two biggest nonprofit theaters, on either side of town, currently feature plays not only cast largely with L.A.-based actors but directed b…

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Aspen Santa Fe Ballet continues to surprise

Program includes world premiere of piece funded in part by St. Louisan.

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Anything Goes Star Colin Donnell Plays House With Norah Jones in 'Happy Pills' Music Video by Broadway.com

How does Colin Donnell spend his time when he’s not sailing the seven seas in Anything Goes or playing a billionaire in CW’s new TV pilot Arrow? He's playing the piano w…

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Watch Jeremy Jordan and the Cast of Newsies Take Over GMA by Broadway.com

Soap star turned Good Morning America correspondent Cameron Mathison got ready to sell some papes recently when he joined the cast of hit musical Newsies for a one-night-only special onstage…

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Scott Wittman to Pen & Direct Jukebox Jackie at La MaMa, Starring Justin Vivian Bond by Broadway.com

Tony-winning lyricist Scott Wittman (Hairspray, Catch Me If You Can, TV’s Smash) is set to write and direct Jukebox Jackie: Snatches of Jackie Curtis, a new musical about late drag per…

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Tim Rice & Elaine Paige Return to 'Argentina,' Matilda Girls Win Best Actress and Other Highlights of the 2012 Olivier Awards by Matt Wolf

The 36th Laurence Olivier Awards included a handful of indelible moments, including a joint Best Actress win and six other awards for Matilda. (Meanwhile, multiple nominees such as One Man, …

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Weekend Poll Top Three: Sondheim and His Tony-Winning Ladies Are Among Fans' Favorite Octogenarians by Broadway.com

With Anything Goes star Joel Grey recently celebrating his 80th birthday, the acclaimed actor joins a prestigious group of Broadway octogenarians still enjoying an exciting career on th…

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“Ephemeral Evidence” Profiles: Aretha Aoki by Maura Donohue

Maura Donohue talks with Aretha Aoki about "The Solo Project," tomorrow, April 17 at Exit Art

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PHOTO CALL: Laurie Metcalf and David Suchet Star in Long Day's Journey Into Night at London's Apollo Theatre by Krissie Fullerton

Laurie Metcalf and David Suchet star in a new production of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night at London's Apollo Theatre April 10 following previews that began A…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Jeremy Jordan and the Cast of Newsies on "Good Morning America" (Video) by Michael Gioia

Newsies, the Disney musical that officially opened March 29 at the Nederlander Theatre, was recently featured on "Good Morning America" with "GMA" correspondent Cameron M…

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ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: I Hit EW's Bullseye; Corbin Bleu Is Jesus; Melissa Errico Does Yale by Mail by Seth Rudetsky

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

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Clarence Coo's Beautiful Province Wins Yale Drama Series Award by Adam Hetrick

Beautiful Province by playwright Clarence Coo has been selected as the 2012 winner of the Yale Drama Series Award. Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright John Guare made the select…

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Review of John & Beatrice by Tim Treanor

We call it love, but deep down inside we know it’s something darker and more complicated. We love our pets, we love our comfortable lives, and we may love our children, but with our life p…

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News: Dancing on Ice judge Robin Cousins joins Chicago, Bedella returns

Dancing on Ice judge and Olympic gold medallist Robin Cousins will return to the West End stage, playing lawyer Billy Flynn in Chicago at the Garrick Theatre from 17 July to 8 September 2012…

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Big and Small, Barbican Theatre, London

Cate Blanchett delivers a riveting performance as a German woman who cannot break free from her past, Ian Shuttleworth writes

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Faye Driscoll, The Kitchen, New York

Coolness gives way to frenzy in this new duet as the young choreographer ponders the rag-tag nature of identity, Apollinaire Scherr writes

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More Highlights From "Jesus Christ Superstar" by Playbill Video

More Highlights From "Jesus Christ Superstar" http://www.playbill.com/video Paul Nolan as Jesus Christ, Josh Young as Judas Iscariot and Chilina Kennedy as Mary Magdalene head th…

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Highlights From "Matilda — The Musical" in London by Playbill Video

Highlights From "Matilda — The Musical" in London http://www.playbill.com/video The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of "Matilda — The Musical," …

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Highlights From "Magic/Bird" on Broadway by Playbill Video

Highlights From "Magic/Bird" on Broadway http://www.playbill.com/video Eric Simonson's biographical Broadway play "Magic/Bird," about the iconic players who defined…

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Highlights from "Merrily We Roll Along" at City Center Encores! Part 1 by Playbill Video

Highlights from "Merrily We Roll Along" at City Center Encores! Part 1 http://www.playbill.com/video The Encores! concert production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's sh…

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Merrily We Roll Along Part 2 by Playbill Video

Merrily We Roll Along Part 2 From: PLAYBILLVIDEO Views: 8 0 ratings Time: 03:58 More in Entertainment

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Tracie Thoms to Guest Star on CBS Pilot APPLEBAUM by BroadwayWorld

Tracie Thoms will be featured in a guest starring role in the upcoming CBS pilot APPLEBAUM. The actress will play the role of 'Kat'. The series stars Rachel Lefevre and Rhys Coiro.

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'Madame Butterfly' a tragic tale, beautifully sung

REVIEW: On opening night, Kelly Kaduce was luminous in the title role of "Madame Buttefly."

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Megan Hilty, Justin Long to Announce Drama League Nominees by Dan Bacalzo

Smash star and Broadway veteran Megan Hilty and Justin Long -- currently starring on Broadway in Seminar -- will co-host the announcement of the The 2012 Drama League Nominees on Tuesday, Ap…

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Intersection for the Arts and California Shakespeare Theater Announce Joint Venture by Sarah Moore

The East Bay's California Shakespeare Theater and San Francisco's Intersection for the Arts have announced their collaboration to form The Triangle Lab. The Lab's programming…

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Mia Katigbak, Peter Kim, Ed Lin, James Saito Set for 2G's Instant Vaudeville by Sarah Moore

2G will present Instant Vaudeville, featuring 15 new pieces in honor of the company's 15th Anniversary at the Walker Space Theater on Saturday, April 28 at 3pm and 7pm, and Sunday, Apri…

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VIDEO FLASH: Good Morning America's Cameron Mathison Performs with Broadway's Newsies by Andy Propst

ABC has released a Good Morning America segment featuring special correspondent Cameron Mathison as he joins the cast of Broadway's Newsies for a rehearsal and performance. The segment…

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PHOTO FLASH: David Byrne, Gavin Creel, Debra Messing, Brooke Shields, Benjamin Walker at Peter and the Starcatcher Opening by Tristan Fuge

On Sunday, April 15, the Broadway production of Peter and the Starcatcher opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre with Roger Rees and Alex Timbers at the helm. Opening night guests included L…

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Kim Cattrall, Anthony Heald, Laila Robbins Set for CSC's Antony and Cleopatra Open Rehearsals by Dan Bacalzo

Classic Stage Company has announced casting for its Open Rehearsal Series presentations of William Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra, to be held on consecutive Monday nights. On Apri…

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‘Collaborators,’ ‘Matilda the Musical’ Win Big at Olivier Awards by Doug Strassler

The musical tale of a schoolgirl with special powers was the toast of the West End as “Matilda the Musical” walked away with seven Olivier Awards.

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Olivier awards 2012: Matilda's winning smiles and more – in pictures

Theatreland's most prestigious awards ceremony last night saw Shrek the Musical performed alongside contemporary dance by the Royal Ballet – and possibly four of the most excited winners i…

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Cooper gets ugly on stage

Legit News: Actor to star in 'Elephant Man' at Williamstown

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MAMMA MIA! Celebrates Million Dollar Week on Broadway by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ smash hit musical MAMMA MIA!, now celebrating 10 years on Broadway, has another reason to celebrate this spring. MAMMA MIA! celebrated a top charting we…

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Bradley Cooper and Patricia Clarkson Set for The Elephant Man at Williamstown Theatre Festival by Broadway.com

Bradley Cooper and Patricia Clarkson will star in Bernard Pomerance’s classic play The Elephant Man during the 2012 season at Williamstown Theatre Festival in Massachusetts. Direc…

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Pay a Visit to Broadway’s Clybourne Park in a Video First Look by Broadway.com

Clybourne Park tells the story of a pair of racially charged real estate transactions involving one suburban Chicago house in 1959 and again in 2009. Original off-Broadway cast members …

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Watch Jesus Christ Superstar's Paul Nolan Sing 'God Bless America' at the Yankees Opener by Broadway.com

Broadway hit the dugout when Jesus Christ Superstar’s title star Paul Nolan took a trip from the Neil Simon Theatre to perform at the New York Yankees' 110th home opener on April 1…

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Megan Hilty and Justin Long to Announce Drama League Award Nominations by Broadway.com

Megan Hilty and Justin Long will announce nominations for the 78th Annual Drama League Awards on April 24 at Sardi's. Co-hosted by John Larroquette and Stockard Channing, the 2012 Drama …

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Watch Newsies Star Jeremy Jordan Sing the National Anthem at Yankee Stadium by Broadway.com

Baseball fans got a taste of Broadway on April 13, when Newsies star (and King of New York!) Jeremy Jordan showed off his killer pipes at the 110th Yankees home opener. Jordan sang a touchin…

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Theater Review: The Wonder of Peter and the Starcatcher

A Peter Pan prequel, with fart jokes.-- Delivered by Feed43 service

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New York's longest running play turns 25 by Judd Hollander

Perfect Crime, the longest running play in New York theatre history, will turn 25 this week.

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Big Lottery to fund six new performing groups in Northern Ireland by Michael Quinn

A £180,000 award from the Big Lottery Fund is to be used to create six new performing groups in Northern Ireland aimed at involving participants aged 60 and over.

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Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, Diane Paulus and Stephen Karam Are Elliot Norton Award Nominees by Adam Hetrick

The Boston premieres of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess and Stephen Karam's Sons of the Prophet, as well as resident productions of Next to Normal and The Brother/Sister Plays have bee…

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Hair Cast Members Will Unite for Cabaret for a Cause Concert by Andrew Gans

The Cabaret for a Cause concert series will continue May 6.

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A Feast of Politics: Tony Nominee Arian Moayed, Heather Raffo, Nasser Faris Star in Food and Fadwa at NYTW by Kenneth Jones

Tony Award nominee Arian Moayed of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo is among cast members of New York Theatre Workshop/Noor Theatre's Middle East-set play Food and Fadwa, about cooking an…

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Megan Hilty and Justin Long Will Announce Nominees for Drama League Awards by Andrew Gans

Drama League nominee Megan Hilty (9 to 5, “Smash”) and Justin Long (Seminar) will co-host the announcement of the 2012 Drama League Award nominees April 24 at 11 AM at Sardi&rsqu…

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Fox's "Glee" Will Cover Songs from "Saturday Night Fever" on Upcoming Episode (Plus Video) by Michael Gioia

The Fox hit television show "Glee" will showcase songs from the 1977 movie "Saturday Night Fever" on the series' upcoming episode, "Saturday Night Glee-ver,"…

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Michael Douglas Honored With Monte Cristo Award April 16 by Adam Hetrick

Veteran actor Michael Douglas is honored by the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center April 16 with the 2012 Monte Cristo Award. The ceremony is held at the Edison Ballroom in New York City.

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PHOTO CALL: Peter and the Starcatcher Opens on Broadway; Arrivals, Curtain Call and Party by Matthew Blank

The origins of Peter Pan, his nemesis Captain Hook and the enchanted island of Neverland come to life in Peter and the Starcatcher, the wildly imaginative stage production helmed by Roger Re…

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PHOTO CALL: Shuler Hensley, Emily Skinner, Justin Guarini Star in Atlanta's Ghost Brothers of Darkland County by Krissie Fullerton

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

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Tony Winner Ellen Burstyn Will Join Sigourney Weaver, Carla Gugino, Ciarán Hinds for USA's "Political Animals" by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner Ellen Burstyn will join the cast of the USA Network series "Political Animals," according to Deadline.com.

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The Seafarer by Scott Meslow

The Seafarer – a Christmas-themed play set in Ireland – arrives in DC too late for both the Yuletide season and St. Patrick’s Day. But that’s no reason to miss it. Anyone who wan…

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Basil Twist’s Dogugaeshi by Eric Brooks

When a once-thriving, centuries-old art form all but vanishes from the vocabulary of beautiful things, a sadness rises. Especially when, before now, the isolated art form has remained in the…

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An Off-Broadway trend that could be creeping on to Broadway. by Ken Davenport

The nominations for The Lortel Awards (for excellence in Off-Broadway theater) were announced a couple of weeks ago, trumpeting the beginning of our trophy season.  I was reading through th…

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An Interview with Come Fly Away’s Ashley Blair Fitzgerald by Carolyn Kelemen by Carolyn Kelemen

Ashley Blair Fitzgerald swings back into town When you dance in a Twyla Tharp show, you’ve got to do more than pirouettes or pretty ballet steps. Tharp’s choreography is unique. It’s…

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Which wins out: Joy or pain, beauty or suffering?

REVIEW: Margulies' trenchant play explores the tension between finding hope and confronting ugly reality.

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Photo Flash: Hunter Parrish Takes Final Bow in GODSPELL! by BroadwayWorld

Last night at the Circle in the Square Theatre, Broadway and Weeds star Hunter Parrish ended his run as Jesus in the first-ever Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's GODSPELL. The show welc…

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What's Playing on Broadway This Week: April 16-22 by BroadwayWorld

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

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/16- JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR by Stage Tube

Today in 2000, the second Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar opened at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts now the Foxwoods Theatre, where it ran for 161 performances. Jesus Chri…

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Megan Hilty & Justin Long to Name Drama League Nominees, Apr. 24! by BroadwayWorld

The Drama League has announced Drama League nominee Megan Hilty 9 To 5, Smash and Justin Long Seminar will co-host the announcement of the The 2012 Drama League Nominees for Distinguished Pr…

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'Matilda the Musical' wins big at Olivier Awards in London by David Ng

"Matilda the Musical" and the play "Collaborators" were the big winners at the Olivier Awards on Sunday. A revival of "Anna Christie," starring Jude Law, was also honored.

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Baba Brinkman's The Canterbury Tales Remixed Available for Digital Download by Andy Propst

Baba Brinkman's solo show The Canterbury Tales Remixed is now available for digital download. The 10-track recording features Brinkman's hip-hop revisitations to such sections of …

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PHOTO FLASH: Jennifer Lim, Aasif Mandvi at New York With An Accent by Dan Bacalzo

Jennifer Lim received the inaugural Immigrant Artists and Scholars in New York (IASNY) Trophy for Excellence at the company's New York With An Accent celebration, held on Saturday, Apri…

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Rita O'Farrell's Pedestrian Set for the Lounge Theatre by Sarah Moore

Pedestrian, a new comedy by Rita O'Farrell which had its world premiere in the 2011 Hollywood Fringe Festival, will have a limited run at the Lounge Theatre, April 27-May 27. Marjo-Riik…

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SpeakEasy Stage's 2012-2013 Season to Include Other Desert Cities, In the Heights, Clybourne Park by Sarah Moore

Boston's SpeakEasy Stage has announced its 2012-2013 season. David R. Gammons will direct the season opener, Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Mother F***er with the Hat (September 14 - O…

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Clarence Coo's Beautiful Province Chosen by John Guare as Winner of 2012 Yale Drama Series by Dan Bacalzo

Renowned playwright John Guare has selected Clarence Coo as the winner of the 2012 Yale Drama Series for his play, Beautiful Province. This annual international competition, funded by the Da…

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Review: Black Battles with Dogs by Ryan Ahem

Set on a French construction site in the heart of Africa, Black Battles with Dogs is a piece about fear, racism and wanting. However, with so little story and the inability to empathise with…

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NBC’s ‘SMASH’ MAKE A MUSICAL’s 2nd Visit – Stroud High School, Oklahoma City by Cindy Ripley

Stroud High School Oklahoma City, OK Reported by: Marty Johnson, Director of Education, iTheatrics March 30, 2012 The team at Stroud High School is fully emerged in their production of FIDDL…

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Nehal Joshi, Barbara Tirrell and More Join Burke Moses and Kate Baldwin in DC Music Man by Kenneth Jones

Complete casting has been announced for Arena Stage's production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man starring the previously announced Kate Baldwin as Marian and Burke Moses as Harol…

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Liz Callaway and Todd Graff Will Host Baby Concert for Transport Group by Andrew Gans

Liz Callaway and Todd Graff, who received Tony Award nominations for their performances in the original Broadway production of Baby, will host the Transport Group's one-night-only, all-s…

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Casting Announced for Free Reading of Broken Heart Land by Andrew Gans

The Eagle Project will present a free staged reading of Vicki Lynn Mooney's Broken Heart Land April 25 at Studios 353 in Manhattan.

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Rent's Tracie Thoms Lands Role in CBS Pilot by Andrew Gans

Tracie Thoms, who was on Broadway earlier this season in Stick Fly, will be seen in the CBS pilot "Applebaum."

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Harlem Drama Studio Will Present Free Readings of Intimate Apparel, Dutchman, Wedding Band by Andrew Gans

Harlem Drama Studio will present a series of free staged readings beginning April 21 at the 125th Street Branch New York Public Library.

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Monday theatre roundup: will theatrical talent out? by Lyn Gardner

Matilda may have cleaned up commercially and at the Oliviers, but it would have been nowhere without subsidised theatre. Plus: a marathon year on stage, and acting as an Olympic sportTalent …

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Why the Olivier awards show up the West End's weak spots by Michael Billington

Only a handful of Oliviers were awarded for work stemming from the commercial sector – proving that the West End is merely showcasing exciting productions, not creating themAt least I got …

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de mi corazon latino: From My Latin Heart by Rosalind Lacy

Jesus Daniel Hernandez’ sensational tenor voice has a clarion purity that could fill a cavernous auditorium  and scenic designer Osbel Susman-Pena reinforces that impression by giving…

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Building the New Play Map Version 3.0: Update # 2 by HowlRound

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

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If It Only Even Runs A Minute: Metro by Jenashtep

By Jennifer Ashley Tepper 20 years ago today, a musical called Metro opened on Broadway. As the Philadelphia Inquirer said, “Metro, which opened last night at the Minskoff Theatre with a c…

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Rachel Grossman on dog&ponydc’s Helen Hayes Awards Nomination for Beertown by Joel Markowitz by Joel Markowitz

Rachel Grossman talks about dog&ponydc’s Helen Hayes Awards nomination for Beertown and the teamwork that made the show such a hit. Joel: What were you nominated for and why did …

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Fifi D’Orsay by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of faux Frenchie Fifi D’Orsay — the original “ooh la la” lady. For my full bio on this interesting person go here. And here she is in a clip fro…

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Broadway Hunger Games: Battle 2 Results! by BroadwaySpotted

Here they are, the results from Battle Round 2! Thanks to Ellyn “Effie Trinket” Marsh for making these amazing videos for us. Tune in on Friday for the 3rd round of Battles for t…

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Photo Coverage: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Opening Night - All the Stars! by Walter McBride

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER opened last night, April 15th and BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the star filled red carpet on their way in to see the show. Get out your 'Stache' and scrol…

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#MusicMonday 4/16/12 by BroadwaySpotted

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

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Joanna Gleason, Norm Lewis, Audra McDonald, Christopher Sieber Among Elliot Norton Award Nominees by Dan Bacalzo

The Boston Theater Critics Circle has announced the nominees for the 30th anniversary Elliot Norton Awards, honoring excellence in theater within the Greater Boston area. The awards will be …

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Arian Moayed, Heather Raffo, Haaz Sleiman Set for Food and Fadwa at NYTW by Andy Propst

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) and Noor Theatre have announced casting for the world premiere of Lameece Issaq and Jacob Kader's Food and Fadwa, which will begin performances at NYTW …

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Liz Callaway, Todd Graff to Host Transport Group's Baby Concert by Dan Bacalzo

Transport Group will present a one-night-only concert of the acclaimed 1983 Broadway musical Baby at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, on Monday, June 18 at 7pm. Original cast members Liz Callaway…

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Olympic Gold Medalist Robin Cousins to Join West End Chicago in July by Andy Propst

Robin Cousins will play Billy Flynn in the West End production of Chicago, playing at the Garrick Theatre, for a limited engagement, running July 17 - September 8. Cousins' stage cre…

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Peter and the Starcatcher Review: Better on Broadway by Jonathan Mandell

The story of “Peter and the Starcatcher” is improbable enough – a sprawling adventure involving orphans and pirates, mermaids and deadly mollusks that has landed on Broadway with inven…

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Opera Atelier creates superb Armide with talented production, cast by Richard Ouzounian

Opera is beautiful both visually and aurally, making it a must-see.

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Matilda sweeps British theatre’s Olivier Awards by Mike Collett-White

Best actress goes to Ruth Wilson who shared stage with Jude Law in revival of Anna Christie.

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International View: What actors could learn from travelling by Lenka Silhanova

Recently I’ve made quite a hard decision - to leave London for a while. I’ve come as far as possible in my current situation and it’s made me sit down and think about my p…

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Review: Gross und Klein (Big and Small) by Jake Orr

As I was sitting watching Gross und Klein (Big and Small) at the Barbican Theatre I couldn’t help getting lost in the humour and tangential nature of Botho Strauss’s play, albeit…

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The Wicked Stage: Are movie adaptations the new literary adaptations in musicals? by Sarah Green

Dubious. A word I would use to describe my views regarding movies that have been turned into musicals. I have always pegged them as a lesser musical, right up there with jukebox musicals as …

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Review: The Custard Boys by Imogen Sarre

Now on at the Tabard Theatre, John Rae’s novel The Custard Boys has been adapted and directed by Glenn Chandler. Full of jolly schoolboys (rah-rah-rah) who have been evacuated to Norfolk d…

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Review: Black T-Shirt Collection by Amelia Forsbrook

There’s nothing plain about the clothing in writer and performer Inua Ellams’s bold piece, Black T-Shirt Collection. In telling the tale of Muhammed and Matthew, the trend-settin…

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REVIEW: Peter and the Starcatcher by JK

Review of the Saturday, April 14 matinee preview at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York City.  Starring Christian Borle, Adam Chanler-Berat and Celia Keenan-Bolger.  A new play…

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David Bedella Is Billy Flynn in West End's Chicago; Robin Cousins Will Begin in July by Mark Shenton

David Bedella has returned to the London company of Chicago, now playing at the West End's Garrick Theatre, to reprise his performance as Billy Flynn through May 12, and former ice-skati…

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U.K. Talent Agency Jonathan Arun Ltd. to Open Office in L.A. by Mark Shenton

U.K. talent agency Jonathan Arun Ltd. is to open a small management office in Los Angeles to represent existing clients, offering ground support for those coming from the U.K., and also to e…

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The Thing About Men to Receive London Run at Fringe Landor Theatre by Mark Shenton

The Thing About Men, by the team of Tony winner Joe DiPietro (Memphis) and Jimmy Roberts, who previously collaborated on the long-running Off-Broadway success I Love You, You're Perfect,…

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Fuse Poetry Review: Poet D.A Powell Redeems the Wasteland by Arts Fuse Editor

In D. A. Powell’s latest volume, the dominant landscape is that of the wasting body, which is crisscrossed, investigated, confronted, and made useful again as a map in the hands of raw you…

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THEATER: Peter and the Starcatcher by Aaron Riccio

There's a star being caught in Peter and the Starcatcher, and it ain't the unnamed Boy (Adam Chanler-Berat) who will, by play's end, become Peter Pan. Which is not to say that Chanler-B…

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‘The Pirates of Penzance’ at The Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre by Julia L. Exline by Julia L. Exline

Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre reprises Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance, a two-act operetta that was first produced in December of 1879, and still proudly remains in production t…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 09:15AM

Café Vida: Community-Engaged Theater!

Cornerstone Theater Company kicks off The Hunger Cycle with the world premiere of Café Vida, written by Lisa Loomer, directed by Michael John Garcés, and created in partnership with Homebo…

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Bradley Cooper To Star in "Elephant Man" at Williamstown by Frank Rizzo

"Sexiest Man" in Different RoleConnecticut theater-goers may be temported to drive to the Berkshires this summer to see "the sexiest man alive" -- even in not so sexy a role.Bradley Cooper (…

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End of the Rainbow by Peter Quilter, with Tracie Bennet, Michael Cumpsty, Tom Pelphrey, Jay Russell, directed by Terry Johnson by Yvonne Korshak

End of the Rainbow tells the story of the last weeks of Judy Garland’s Life. Addicted to drugs and alcohol, and debt ridden, she’s spiraling downward -- but her personality, on and off-s…

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Peter and the Starcatcher by Aaron Riccio

There's a star being caught in Peter and the Starcatcher, and it ain't the unnamed Boy (Adam Chanler-Berat) who will, by play's end, become Peter Pan. Which is not to say that Chanler-B…

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Nice Work If You Can Get It by Doug Marino

As director and choreographer, Kathleen Marshall helms this delicious and tuneful musical comedy at the Imperial Theatre this spring. The concept - cobble together some of the best George an…

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Don't Dress For Dinner by Doug Marino

What a romp over at Roundabout Theatre Company's American Airlines Theatre!  Penned as the sequel to Boeing Boeing, Marc Camoletti has extended the comical farce of his original story a…

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Feature: Andrew Rogers: Oliviers 2012 Blog - View from the piazza

From the live relay onto the screens in the Covent Garden piazza the real awards sure looked glamorous, glitzy and starry. But above all it looked warm. Still, if we hoi polloi weren't bene…

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Offer: WIN : Tickets to Louise Dearman's album concert launch + a signed copy of the album

Win a pair of tickets to Louise Dearman's concert to celebrate the launch of her new album "Here Comes the Sun" at the Bush Hall in Hammersmith on 13 May 2012 with a chance to meet Louise at…

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Engaging Audiences by Michael Kaiser

It is difficult to read much about the arts these days without running into a discussion about engaging audiences...

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Is Opera a Sustainable Art Form? Excerpts from a new keynote … by Diane Ragsdale

I’ve been on hiatus in order to concentrate my time on the weekends to learning Dutch (state exam coming up). My last post was before Mike Daisey unhinged Ira Glass and Ira Glass exposed …

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The Male and Female ‘The Odd Couple” at Sterling Playmakers by Queen ‘Lottie’ Yard by Queen Charlotte Lottie Yard

Sterling Playmakers delivers a one-two punch with Lora Buckman’s production of both the male and female versions of The Odd Couple. Written by Neil Simon, the Tony Award-winning play,…

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Extreme Makeunder by Michael Alan Connelly

How the house in Clybourne Park ages 50 years in fifteen minutes.

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Caryl Churchill: Owners (1972) by George Hunka

First presented at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs on 6 December 1972, directed by Nicholas Wright and designed by Di Seymour. With David Swift (Clegg), Richard O’Callaghan (Worsely),…

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Photo Coverage: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Opening Night Party by Linda Lenzi

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, by Rick Elice, directed by Roger Rees and Alex Timbers began preview performances on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Wednesday, March 28 and opened last…

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Feature: INTERVIEW: John Benjamin Hickey Conquers The Big C by Ann Lieber

The Tony Award-winning actor discusses his role as Sean on Showtime's hit series.

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Review: Cate Blanchett in Big and Small (Gross und Klein) by Natasha Tripney

The Oscar-winning actress gives a wonderfully compelling performance in Botho Strauss' fractured, difficult play.

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2 minutes with Greta: Nina Lee Aquino by Praxis

by Greta Papageorgiu Welcome to my new video column for Praxis Theatre: 2 MINUTES WITH GRETA.  You might remember me as the person behind an earlier series for Praxis called Celebrity Theat…

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In the Trenches by War Horse The Movie

In the Trenches 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: WarHorse…

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Musical Director by War Horse The Movie

Musical Director 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: WarHors…

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Chalet Lines, Bush Theatre, London

Madani Younis, the new artistic director of the Bush Theatre, inaugurates his regime with Lee Mattinson's Chalet Lines, a bleakly comic play that fails to shed much fresh light on the proble…

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Offer: Don't miss Duncan directed by Davies in Hay Fever inc. Q&A

Don't miss Lindsay Duncan, Jeremy Northam, Kevin R McNally and Olivia Colman in HAY FEVER, directed by Howard Davies, the first time a Noël Coward play has been staged in the Noël Coward T…

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42nd Street: Living the Dream | Between the Lines | Stratford Shakespeare Festival by Stratford Shakespeare Festival

42nd Street: Living the Dream | Between the Lines | Stratford Shakespeare Festival Cynthia Dale gives talks about 42nd Street, her character and working with such an amazing era of time. …

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‘Aida’ at The Lopez Conservatory Program by Mike Spain by Mike Spain

The Lopez Conservatory Program production of Elton John and Tim Rice’s musical Aida demonstrated they can produce talented young actors who will have bright futures in theatre. After wat…

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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BWW's On This Day - April 16, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Olympics Gold Medallist Robin Cousins to Star in CHICAGO, London, July-September by BroadwayWorld

Olympics Gold Medallist Robin Cousins will star on the West End stage as Billy Flynn in the musical CHICAGO at the Garrick Theatre from 17 July, 10 days ahead of the Olympic Games Opening Ce…

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Photo Coverage: PETER AND THE STARCATCHER - Opening Night Curtain Call on Broadway! by Walter McBride

PETER AND THE STARCATCHER, by Rick Elice, directed by Roger Rees and Alex Timbers began preview performances on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Wednesday, March 28 and opened last…

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Last Call Is Worth Dropping In For Before Closing Time by Bill Hirschman

In Last Call, it’s the patrons who sit and listen to the bartender talk about her life. Turns out the bartender is more fascinating and better company than her customers ever could be. The…

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Auds still hungry for Rice

Legit News: Profile in Excellence: Sir Tim Rice

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Go Take a Nap by Don Hall

What's your purpose in life?It's a big question and one I used to think I knew.  I used to believe that every human being has a calling - I always thought mine was Performer.  Then…

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Feature: Glenn Meads: Oliviers 2012 Blog - View from the armchair

The Olivier Awards were televised again this year and if you followed our live coverage Twitter coverage and blogs, you will have noticed that for many - it was felt to be a bit of a let dow…

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Review: Black T-shirt Collection **

Black T-Shirt Collection is an odd one: an intensely vivid and poetic seventy-minute monologue written and delivered by the bespectacled Inua Ellams that fails to cut the mustard as an eveni…

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Blog: Michael Coveney: Oliviers 2012 Blog - Rice adds class

They try so hard but they sound so tacky: that was the impression I got on tuning into BBC Radio 2 for the live broadcast of the Oliviers last night. I missed the first few hours because of …

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Feature: Honour Bayes: Oliviers 2012 Blog - View from a newbie newsie

As someone who's never been a particularly 'girly girl', the thought of dressing up in all my finery and hobnobbing shouldn't have sent the thrill down my spine that it did. But hey, I'm on…

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Regrets by Lorraine Treanor

Matt Charman, playwright, is on the rise. His first play, A Night at the Dogs, which opened at the Soho Theatre in London, won the prestigious Verity Bargate Award for new writers. Richard E…

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Films for Chaplin’s Birthday by Trav S.D.

Today is Charlie Chaplin’s birthday; my full biographical article on him is here. In celebration of the day, TCM is showing several of his film, this morning. The line up is: 6am: Pay …

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Bradley Cooper to Play THE ELEPHANT MAN with Patricia Clarkson at The Williamstown Theatre Festival this Summer by BroadwayWorld

Bradley Cooper is set to play John Merrick in a production of Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN at the Williamstown Theatre Festival July 25 to August 5. Scott Ellis will direct and Patri…

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Bradley Cooper Returns to 'Elephant Man' Role by David Rooney

The "Hangover" star will revisit his roots this summer at the Williamstown Theatre Festival to play John Merrick, a role he undertook previously at the Actors Studio Drama School

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Jane Kramer: Two to tango: “Don’t Dress for Dinner.” by Jane Kramer

The English actor Ben Daniels and the American actress Spencer Kayden were on the Roundabout’s Broadway stage the other day, rehearsing the tango for a French farce called “Don&#…

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‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ finds home on Broadway  by Joe Dziemianowicz

Beaming with dizzy humor and delightful stage magic, Broadway’s “Peter and the Starcatcher” is a big dipperful of fun. The “Peter Pan” precursor seen downtown a year ago is based o…

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San Francisco Theater Review: THE ALIENS (SF Playhouse in San Francisco) by Stacy Trevenon

THE ALIENS CUTS CLOSE TO THE BONE The Aliens was already sailing high when it made its West Coast premiere at the SF Playhouse, as it has been hailed by the New York Times as a “gentle and…

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John Lahr: Rick Elice’s “Peter and the Starcatcher.” by John Lahr

In a review of the 1904 début production of J. M. Barrie’s play “Peter Pan,” the British critic Max Beerbohm wrote, “Mr. Barrie is not that rare creature, a man …

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John Lahr: Nicholas Hytner renewed the Royal National Theatre. by John Lahr

If you stand on London’s Waterloo Bridge, overlooking the Thames as it carries the dust of the ages toward the sea, you will find yourself in one of the most strategic spots in Great B…

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Blue Birds Don’t Fly at The End of the Rainbow by Suzanna Bowling

Blue Birds Don’t Fly at The End of the Rainbow: For those who see "End of the Rainbow," the British import at the Belasco Theatre, you will be in two camps, love it or hate it. I am not in…

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Oliviers 2012 roundup - video by Noah Payne-Frank, Andrew Dickson

On the night that the RSC's production of Matilda won a record seven Olivier awards, Andrew Dickson braved the red carpet and the backstage scrum to ask the great and the good of British the…

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Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin: Life of the Party

"Call Me Adam" chats with Tony and Drama Desk nominated composer/lyricist Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin about their new opera "Life of the Party," playing at La Guardia High School of M…

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The characters in 'Porgy and Bess' are comfortable in their skins; we should be, too - The Irish Times - Sat, Apr 14, 2012 by Fintan O'Toole

IMAGINE A radical new production of The Playboy of the Western World. The director decides that some of the critics of the play in 1907 were right after all. They maintained that Synge was a…

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Olympic gold medallist to star in Chicago during London games by Natalie Woolman

Olympic gold medallist Robin Cousins is to star as Billy Flynn in Chicago in the West End while the games are held in London this summer.

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BBC's Great Expectations up for five prizes at BAFTA TV Craft Awards by Matthew Hemley

The BBC's adaptation of Great Expectations starring Ray Winstone and Gillian Anderson has been nominated for seven prizes at this year's British Academy Television Craft Awards.

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Feature: Olivier Awards 2012 - A view from the armchair

The Olivier Awards were televised again this year and if you followed our live coverage Twitter coverage and blogs, you will have noticed that for many - it was felt to be a bit of a let dow…

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Review: Big & Small ***

Feeling at ease with alienation is such fun, especially when Cate Blanchett is back on the London stage leading the Sydney Theatre Company in a new version by Martin Crimp of Big & Small, Bo…

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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See Babel for just £15 (usually £22.50)

Promising to be one the most talked about events of 2012, Babel will be an immersive theatrical experience of truly epic proportions.

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Photos: Olivier Awards 2012 - Winners & presenters

Winners were announced last night (15 April 2012) in the 36th annual Olivier Awards, one of the biggest and most star-studded dates in the theatrical calendar, which took place at the Royal …

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News: Live Tweeting: 2012 Olivier Award winners as announced

Winners of the 36th annual Olivier Awards (formerly the Laurence Olivier Awards), London's equivalent of the Tonys and the UK's most prestigious stage awards, are announced this evening (Sun…

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Blog: Michael Coveney: Rice adds class to Oliviers

They try so hard but they sound so tacky: that was the impression I got on tuning into BBC Radio 2 for the live broadcast of the Oliviers last night. I missed the first few hours because of …

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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News: Opening: Two Cities, Misterman, Soul Sister & Swans

Amongst the major London openings, in the West End and further afield, this week are: OPENING TUESDAYA Tale of Two Cities17 APRIL 2012(PREVIEWS FROM 5 APRIL) Jonnathan Ansell stars in a …

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Follow Up…Or Fail! by Admin

Posted in NetworkingStrategy  You’ve just gone to a networking event, passed out all of your business cards, and even met a few potential customers or business partners who you promis…

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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2012 Olivier Awards: comedy sidelined as Matilda enters the record books by Matt Wolf

Matilda, the Royal Shakespeare Company-spawned musical about an extraordinary young girl, managed the extraordinary feat Sunday of snaring a record seven trophies at last night’s 36th Laur…

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Bradley Cooper Returns to 'Elephant Man' Role by David Rooney

The "Hangover" star will revisit his roots this summer at the Williamstown Theatre Festival to play John Merrick, a role he undertook previously at the Actors Studio Drama School.read more

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Monday, April 16, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Olga de la Fuente by League of Professional Theatre Women

Writer, shower singer New York, New York USA Where do you look for inspiration? The characters in my family will always provide interesting stories. They’re surreal, like my country. But d…

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NEW VOICES at NYU Features Rory O'Malley, Rebecca Luker and More by BroadwayWorld

The New Voices Collective present NEW VOICES at NYU A Celebration of Songs by NYU Musical Theatre Writers, Past and Present, tonight Monday, April 16, at 800 p.m.

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Edie Falco, Victor Garber and More Set for Our Time Benefit Gala Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, April 16th, Our Time a non-profit organization that has been helping children who stutter for over a decade holds its 10th Annual Benefit Gala, Tackling Our Fears, Defending Our D…

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Patti LuPone Honored with Signature Theatre's 2011 Stephen Sondheim Award by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre will honor esteemed stage actress Patti LuPone with the company's third Stephen Sondheim Award. The award, established in 2009 in honor of America's …

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Tamara Tunie and Gregory Generet Host Symphony Space Gala Honoring Morley Safer by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, April 16, 2012, Symphony Space presents its third annual Access to the Arts Awards to Morley Safer for his arts reportage on CBS 60 Minutes, international corporate lawyer Alain Cob…

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Tennessee Williams' IN MASKS OUTRAGEOUS AND AUSTERE Gets New York Premiere Tonight by BroadwayWorld

producers Victor Syrmis, Carl Rumbaugh and Susan Batson, along with Culture Project Allan Buchman, Artistic Director have announced the World Premiere of In Masks Outrageous and Austere, the…

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Andrew Kober, Stephen Agosto et al. Host Pop Theatre NYC Musical Theatre Workshop by BroadwayWorld

Pop Theatre has announced a new series of audition and performance workshops. Its inaugural six-week workshop, running Monday nights beginning tonight, April 16, through May 21, will cover c…

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Eve Ensler Launches EveEnsler.org by BroadwayWorld

Eve Ensler, the Tony Award-winning playwright, performer, activist, and author of the international sensation The Vagina Monologues, launches her new website, www.eveensler.org, today, April…

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Openings We're Tracking This Week, April 16-22 by The Charlebois Post

Chantale Demole in Hay Fever (poster by Rosaura Guzman et al.)Oil and Water (photo of Petrina Bromley by Peter Bromley)We think it's funnier than Blithe Spirit and it's far more complex than…

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Effie Trinket On Papercuts and Riccola by BroadwaySpotted

Effie Trinket On Papercuts and Riccola Here are the results of the 2nd Battle Round in the Broadway Hunger Games! Thanks to Ellyn Marsh for being ridiculously amazing From: BwaySpotted View…

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Review: The Pirates of Penzance (Marriott Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Director Dominic Missimi manages to embrace the spirit of joyful looniness without sacrificing the diabolically intricate and operatic harmonies within the score, which is a testimony to his…

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Poignant memories make worthy ‘Divorce’ by Frank Scheck

The Civilians, the downtown documentary theater troupe, have tackled such socially and politically charged topics as the evangelical movement and Brooklyn’s controversial Atlantic Yards pr…

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The pirate steals ‘Peter’ by Elisabeth Vincentelli

You can do a play about Peter Pan and his gang with top hats, wire-assisted flying and sets that dutifully evoke a 19th-century British home or a tropical island. Or you can do it with jokes…

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PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: APRIL 16 by Anne Bradley and Ernio Hernandez

1906 John Philip Sousa supplies the music for The Free Lance. Herbert Gresham stage this 35 performance run at the New Amsterdam Theatre on Broadway.

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Our Time's Tackling Our Fears Gala, With Ron Rifkin, Amy Ryan, Edie Falco and Victor Garber, Offered April 16 by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner Ron Rifkin and Tony nominees Amy Ryan, Edie Falco and Victor Garber perform in Our Time's tenth annual benefit gala, Tackling Our Fears, Defending Our Dreams, April 16 …

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Katie Rose Clarke, Janet Dacal, Kyle Dean Massey Are Part of Free Broadway's Future Concert April 16 by Andrew Gans

The free Broadway's Future concert series — presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul (in association with N and N Productions ) — continues April 16 at 6 PM in the Bruno Wal…

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John Glover, Marthe Keller and Lisa Banes Take Part in Staged Reading of A Song at Twilight April 16 by Andrew Gans

Olivier Award-winning director Maria Aitken directs a staged reading of Noel Coward's A Song at Twilight April 16 at 7 PM at the Mainstage Theater (Playwrights Horizons).

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Laura Benanti, Howard McGillin and More Sing the Praises of Patti LuPone in DC Sondheim Award Gala April 16 by Kenneth Jones

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, Howard McGillin, Joseph Thalken and Natascia Diaz are among performers who'll appear at the April 16 presentation of Signature Theatre's third Stephe…

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Bobby Steggert, Suzanne Bertish, Edward Hibbert Get Pulled Into Vortex Reading April 16 in NYC by Kenneth Jones

Noël and Company, the new Manhattan company that celebrates the plays of Noël Coward, his contemporaries and artistic descendants, presents The Vortex, a rarely-seen sex-and-d…

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Partial Comfort's Free Play Readings, Featuring Maria Dizzia, Jayne Houdyshell and Heidi Schreck, Launch April 16 by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominees Maria Dizzia and Jayne Houdyshell and Drama Desk winner Heidi Schreck are among the actresses participating in a series of free new play readings at the Atlantic Theater …

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Todd Almond Loves You, With Guest Donna Murphy, Plays Le Poisson Rouge April 16 by Adam Hetrick

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

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Douglas Carter Beane, Lisa Brescia, Jordan Baker Among Speakers at AADA's 127th Graduation Ceremony April 16 by Michael Gioia

Tony Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane, Lisa Brescia and Jordan Baker are among the speakers at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts' 127th graduation ceremonies April 16 at Broadway&#…

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Danny Burstein Hosts New Voices Concert, Featuring Rebecca Luker, Rory O'Malley, Kate Shindle, April 16 by Andrew Gans

The New Voices Collective presents NEW VOICES at NYU: A Celebration of Songs by NYU Musical Theatre Writers, Past and Present April 16 at 8 PM at New York University's Frederick Loewe Th…

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Shirley Knight, Alison Fraser, Sam Underwood Star in In Masks Outrageous and Austere, Opening April 16 by Andrew Gans

Producers Victor Syrmis, Carl Rumbaugh and Susan Batson, along with Culture Project (Allan Buchman, artistic director) present the world premiere of In Masks Outrageous and Austere, the fina…

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A LIFE IN THE THEATRE: Broadway Sound Designer Abe Jacob by Mervyn Rothstein

Meet Abe Jacob, the veteran theatrical sound designer whose credits include the original productions of Hair, Evita, Chicago, A Chorus Line, The Rocky Horror Show and more.

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