Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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TT: Almanac

"The historian, essentially, wants more documents than he can really use; the dramatist only wants more liberties than he can...

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TT: For Anglophiles only

Due to the crush of Broadway openings this week and next, I'm filing several extra drama columns for The Wall...

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Oil and Water a poetically stirring tale of salvation by Richard Ouzounian

Robert Chafe’s play is given a production by Newfoundland’s Artistic Fraud Theatre Company that reminds us once again how resourceful this company is.

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Theater review for LA Weekly – “Dames at Sea” at the Colony by Pauline Adamek

Gentle readers, this week’s theater review for the LA Weekly is of the fun and frothy tap-musical parody Dames at Sea, currently running at the Colony Theater in Burbank. Click here to…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: Ninth and Joanie by Andy Buck

Brett C. Leonard's play about an unhappy Philadelphia family benefits from strong performances, but still remains something of an endurance test.

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Review: One Man, Two Guvnors by David Finkle

James Corden gives a hilarious performance in Nicholas Hytner's must-see production of Richard Bean's funny-as-can-be farce.

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IDOL WATCH: The Top 7 Tackle Songs from 'Now & Then!' by Kelsey Denette

American Idol kicks things off this week with an overly dramatic movie-esque recap of last week's events. For those of you who are suffering from Idol amnesia Jessica Sanchez got the judges'…

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SMASH's Megan Hilty Sings Studio Cover of BREAKAWAY by BroadwayWorld

Megan Hilty, who plays Ivy on NBC's SMASH, where her character was recently cast in the leading role of Marilyn Monroe, has released a studio recorded cover of Breakaway. The song aired duri…

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THEATRE & WINE by Gregory Jacobs-Roseman

Using The Theatrical Process Outside The Theatre By Gregory Jacobs-Roseman As you may or may not know, I’ve spent the past few years in sommelier training. I should probably stop here and …

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FOLLOW UP: YOUR "SMASH" RESTAURANT GUIDE (VOL. 2) by Gregory Jacobs-Roseman (composer-Lyricist)

By Gregory Jacobs-Roseman Last week I brought back my Smash restaurant guide after I had received many emails asking me about a scene in a certain dining room with some fabulous wallpaper. U…

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STOCK WATER TEA by Matthew Murphy

By Matthew Murphy (Photographer) This week I was lucky enough to see the EVITA revival currently taking Broadway by storm. And it got me thinking about this particularly zany performance of …

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FAR FROM CHEKHOV (PART 5 OF 11) by Pam Quinn

How a play goes from someone’s brain to a stage in New York City. Part 5: The Space. By Pam Quinn (Writer) Hunting for a theatre space in NYC is murder. Finding the right size, for the rig…

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MURPHY MADE: AVI SCHER & DANCERS by Matthew Murphy

By Matthew Murphy (Photographer) Choreographer Avi Scher just finished his third New York Season at the Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater and I was on hand to capture all of the world class danc…

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Review: The March (Steppenwolf Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

At nearly 3 hours, Frank Galiti's civil war drama *The March* is a long haul. Epic in scope and cast size, we never learn about separate human dramas and their shared histories. There's lo…

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A crown lies uneasily in Round House's ‘Shadows’ by Peter Marks

What a piece of work is this Telemachus, the Hamlet-like brooder of playwright Jason Gray Platt’s modern family tragedy, “Crown of Shadows: The Wake of Odysseus.” Spoiled and sullen, h…

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ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

"... this comedy is as intense — and funny — as it gets."

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Broadway review: 'One Man, Two Guvnors'

The new Broadway show “One Man, Two Guvnors” is the hoot of the season. On one level, it’s a story about a dum-dum who becomes the full-time lackey for two different shady …

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Theater Review: ‘Ninth and Joanie,’ by Brett C. Leonard, at Bank Street Theater by Charles Isherwood

The Labyrinth Theater Company’s production of Brett C. Leonard’s kitchen-sink drama, “Ninth and Joanie,” is at the Bank Street Theater.

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Theater Review: James Corden in ‘One Man, Two Guvnors’ at the Music Box by Ben Brantley

“One Man, Two Guvnors,” a splendidly silly import from London, is an adaptation of Goldoni’s 18th-century “Servant of Two Masters.”

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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‘The Music of Bill Monroe with Rowan, Rice, McCourys’ at The Music Center at Strathmore by Mike Spain by Mike Spain

Peter Rowan, Tony Rice, and The Travelin’ McCourys, who are some of the biggest names in Bluegrass came together to honor Bill Monroe at The Music Center at Strathmore in a program called …

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UK's Headlong Theatre to Produce AMERICAN PSYCHO in 2013? by BroadwayWorld

According to UK theater company Headlong's 2012-2013 season announcement, the group will be producing playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and Grammy and Tony-winning songwriter Duncan Sheik's …

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'One Man, Two Guvnors' is pure slapstick

There are two directors -- one just for physical comedy -- in "One Man, Two Guvnors," the farce that arrived from London's irreproachable National Theatre with virtuosic clowning by James Co…

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Ninth and Joanie

Legit Reviews||Off Broadway: The Labyrinth's take-no-prisoners performance style is made to order for the seething hostilities in "Ninth and Joanie," Brett C. Leonard's bleak dr…

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Guthrie's 2012 lineup starts diversity debate

Joe Dowling says the announcement isn't complete and that focusing on one season is a narrow view.

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Broadway sales increase overall during spring break

The Great White Way had another successful week with an overall increase of about $2 million (six percent) in gross ticket sales through the week ending April 15. According to figures provid…

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GP at the Met: The Enchanted Island: About the Opera by Fultonk

The Enchanted Island, a world premiere work that combines Baroque music with a new, English-language libretto featuring characters from Shakespeare’s The Tempest and A Midsummer Night’s …

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GP at the Met: Faust: About the Opera by Fultonk

Three of the opera world’s leading stars—Jonas Kaufmann, Marina Poplavskaya, and René Pape—sing the principal roles in a new production of Gounod’s Faust, directed by Tony Award win…

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KC Rep director drawn to 'Little Shop of Horrors'

The first thing you need to understand about Kyle Hatley is that he isn't well. No, Kansas City Repertory Theatre's associate artistic director is an obsessive young theater artist, given to…

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City Opera Returning To Midtown Roots Next Season

New York City Opera announced Wednesday it will be holding half of its upcoming season in its original home at City Center in Midtown.

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Usher Heads Off-Broadway in Fuerza Bruta

For reasons unknown, R&B superstar and mentor to the Biebs, Usher, will be joining the cast of the Argentine-multi-sensory-anti-theater production, Fuerza Bruta, for two performances on …

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Hugh Dancy busy on Broadway in 'Venus', on TV in 'Big C' [Video] by Gold Derby

"The play is fast. It's very verbal. It takes very sharp turns very quickly," said Hugh Dancy about the original play "Venus in Fur" currently on Broadway. "I lo…

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Richard III – review by Michael Billington

Swan, Stratford-upon-AvonYou can present Richard III either as the climax of a Shakespeare history cycle or as a star vehicle. But Roxana Silbert's new RSC production, while perfectly credit…

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25th Anniversary of the Longest-Running Play in NYC History Tonight by Suzanna Bowling

25th Anniversary of the Longest-Running Play in NYC History Tonight: Tonight Wednesday, April 18th at The Snapple Theater Center 210 West 50th Street at Broadway at 7pm Perfect Crime, Warren…

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Women in Theatre 2012 Is Their Year by Suzanna Bowling

Women in Theatre 2012 Is Their Year: This is the 30th anniversary of The League of Professional Theatre Women, a not-for-profit organization that seeks to promote visibility and increase opp…

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Kevin Kline and Lawrence Kasdan Go to the Dogs in 'Darling Companion' by Jenelle Riley

Kevin Kline and Lawrence Kasdan reteam for their sixth collaboration, "Darling Companion."

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'Smash' star Christian Borle plays a loopy pirate by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- To properly play a pirate, Christian Borle has appropriately been stealing....

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'Chariots of Fire' is West End-bound, coinciding with Olympics by David Ng

With its iconic scene of Olympic athletes running on the beach to a pulsating Vangelis score, "Chariots of Fire" is making a well-timed comeback, only this time as a play.

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An early look at Sutton Foster in ABC Family's 'Bunheads' by David Ng

Sutton Foster appears to be putting her Broadway experience to good, or at least remunerative, use in "Bunheads," the new series on ABC Family that is set to premiere June 11. The network ha…

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For ‘Godspell’ on Broadway, Crowd-Sourced Producers by Patrick Healy

The Broadway revival of “Godspell” has attracted attention by recruiting a team of about 700 investors, with some putting up as little as $1,000 each.

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'The Last 5 Years' shows marriage and its end through eyes of husband and wife by Peter Filichia

Peter Filichia gives us the scoop on the new production

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NJ Stage: George Street gala and the Bickford's new season by Peter Filichia

Also: Surflight Theatre's new battle

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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NINTH AND JOANIE - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

Ninth and Joanie is — in this staging, at any rate — the rare play that gets everything wrong.

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"Carry It On" Maureen McGovern Autobiographical Show by Bob Rendell

Sadly, Carry It On is a disappointment.

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Review Roundup: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS on Broadway - Updating LIVE! by BroadwayWorld

ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS, by Richard Bean, based on Carlo Goldoni's The Servant of Two Masters, with songs by Grant Olding, directed by Nicolas Hynter, began preview performances on Broadway at …

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Felicity Huffman, Jane Lynch, William H. Macy, Lindsay Pearce Set for Third Street Theatre's Last Five Year Benefit Shows by Brian Scott Lipton

Felicity Huffman, Jane Lynch, and William H, Macy will host Third Street Theatre's benefit performances of Jason Robert Brown's two-character musical The Last Five Years, May 4-6. …

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Marcia Milgrom Dodge to Direct World Premiere of Sense & Sensibility The Musical by Brian Scott Lipton

Denver Center Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Sense & Sensibility The Musical, April 5 - May 26 in The Stage Theatre. The production will be directed and choreographe…

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Wendy Johnson’s Not Concealing Judy Holliday or Herself by Deborah Behrens

After a critic called Wendy Johnson "a Judy Holliday clone," she began investigating her inner Holliday. The result is Johnson's Concealing Judy Holliday, a multi-actor play about the origin…

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One Man, Two Guvnors

Legit Reviews||Abroad: Hold the front page: Vaudeville Discovered Alive and Well... and living uproariously in Nicholas Hytner's joyous production.

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Andrew Alexander on Mascara-ing His Mustache as the Suave Star of London’s The 39 Steps by Matt Wolf

Andrew Alexander is the eighth actor to play the debonair, tweed-suited Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps, London’s longest running comedy, at the Criterion Theatre. A graduate of King&rs…

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Ninth and Joanie by Suzy Evans

Brett C. Leonard’s “Ninth and Joanie,” directed by Mark Wing-Davey at Labyrinth Theater Company, struggles to establish compelling action.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Oh Meryl, did my heart love till now?

If you've always thought that Romeo and Juliet was a flaky conceit with callow youths at its heart, now's your chance to see it reimagined. The mighty Meryl Streep and distinguished Kevin Kl…

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STAGE TUBE: Blast from the Past- The Original ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY TV Commercial! by Stage Tube

Take a trip back to the 1970's with a vintage commerical from musical theatre favorite ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Check out the original TV spot below

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Jane Lynch, William H. Macy et al. to Host THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Hollywood's Third Street Theatre, 5/4-6 by BroadwayWorld

Third Street Theatre, the West Hollywood 99-seat Equity Waiver theatre that brought LA the critically-acclaimed smash hit Falsettos, is pleased to announce three limited engagement fundraisi…

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Dick Clark Productions' Dan Snyder and Mark Shapiro Release Statement on Dick Clark by BroadwayWorld

Daniel M. Snyder, Chairman, and Mark Shapiro, Chief Executive Officer today issued the following statements about Dick Clark, who died today, April 18, after suffering a heart attack.

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Photo Coverage: Melissa Errico Back at Joe's Pub! by Jennifer Broski

Last night, Melissa Errico blew the roof off of JOE'S PUB with another knock-out performance to a sold-out crowd, besting her impressive November show. With plenty of Broadway pals and oth…

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The Radicalisation of Bradley Manning, NTW by Dylan Moore

Looking at CCTV footage of a school hall in Cardiff through Adobe Flash Player in the corner of a webpage and listening to the attendant interference, bells, buzzes and bleeps might not soun…

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Exclusive! Watch Corbin Bleu Show Off His 'Good Gifts' in Rehearsal for Godspell by Broadway.com

Before High School Musical star Corbin Bleu made his official debut as Jesus in Godspell, Broadway.com was on the scene to get a first look at the star in rehearsals on April 17. A Broa…

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Downtown Troupe The Amoralists to Bring Noirish The Bad and the Better to Midtown by Adam Hetrick

4000 Miles director Daniel Aukin will stage the world premiere of Derek Ahonen's The Bad and the Better, a new dark detective tale from The Amoralists, which will debut Off-Broadway June…

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NY Review: 'One Man, Two Guvnors' by David Sheward

“One Man, Two Guvnors,” an import from the National Theatre, is a rollicking roller coaster of hilarity. James Corden will have you rolling in the aisles.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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"Boy's Life: Backstage at 'Peter and the Starcatcher with Adam Chanler-Berat': Episode One! by Broadway.com

It's opening night at Peter and the Starcatcher, and Adam Chanler-Berat is backstage at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre filming all the last minute preparations for the first episode of his Broa…

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My Space: Michael Cumpsty of "End of the Rainbow" - Judy Garland Play on Broadway by Broadway.com

My Space: Michael Cumpsty of "End of the Rainbow" - Judy Garland Play on Broadway Buy Tickets to "End of the Rainbow": http://www.broadway.com/shows/end-rainbow/ Michae…

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Character Study: Paul Nolan of "Jesus Christ Superstar" by Broadway.com

When Paul Nolan is making his powerful transition into the title character in Jesus Christ Superstar eight times as week, it's as much an emotional transformation as a physical one. "Some ni…

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Corbin Bleu ("High School Musical") in "Godspell" on Broadway - Clips of the Show! by Broadway.com

Before High School Musical star Corbin Bleu made his official debut as Jesus in Godspell, Broadway.com was on the scene to get a first look at the star in rehearsals on April 17. Though Bleu…

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Word of Mouth Review: "One Man, Two Guvnors" on Broadway Starring James Corden by Broadway.com

Word of Mouth Review: "One Man, Two Guvnors" on Broadway Starring James Corden Buy Tickets to "One Man, Two Guvnors": http://www.broadway.com/shows/one-man-two-guvnors/ …

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A CONVENTIONAL CONVENTION by Jessica Branch

The politricking of 1960 looks strikingly similar to that of today.

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Ben Fankhauser, Christiane Noll, et al. Set for Scott Alan Concert, 4/30 by BroadwayWorld

Additional artists have been announced for composer-lyricist Scott Alan's fourth recording, Live, which follows his critically acclaimed What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up, Dreaming Wide Awake a…

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InDepth InterView: Brooke Shields On THE SOUND OF MUSIC At Carnegie Hall; Broadway, Hollywood & More by Pat Cerasaro

Making a name for herself as a model at a very early age set the stage for a career on screens large and small - as well as the Broadway stage itself many, many times over - for iconic beaut…

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STAGE TUBE: Chatting with the Creative Team of HANDS ON A HARDBODY by Stage Tube

La Jolla Playhouse's Hands on a Hardbody will run April 27 - June 17, 2012 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. The world-premiere, commissioned musical has a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Doug Wri…

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The Recording Academy's CEO Neil Portnow Remembers Dick Clark by BroadwayWorld

The Recording Academy's PresidentCEO Neil Portnow released a statement on entertainment legend Dick Clark, who died today, April 18, after suffering a heart attack.

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STAGE TUBE: SMASH's Movie Star Gets Told Off Next Week! by Stage Tube

Next week on SMASH, Karen Katharine McPhee finds herself seduced by the glamorous life of new BFF Rebecca Duvall special guest star Uma Thurman- but can Rebecca be trusted What will Karen's …

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Works by Greg Kotis, Theresa Rebeck to Be Developed at 2012 National Playwrights Conference by Dan Bacalzo

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center has announced the plays to be developed at the 2012 National Playwrights Conference. Each will undergo the O'Neill's signature development …

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The ‘Zamerican’ Danai Gurira Examines The Convert by Darlene Donloe

In The Convert, Danai Gurira looks at the cultural conflicts facing a young woman who's fleeing a forced marriage in 1895 Zimbabwe.  Gurira knows the turf -- born in Iowa, raised in Zimbabw…

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Boehm creates fine adaptation of 'Conversation'

Play based on memoir of man who fought the Nazis with the Polish resistance, only to be imprisoned by the Stalinist regime.

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In Second City's 100th revue, money talks and hilarity rules by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "Who Do We Think We Are?" at Second City ★★★½ Of the previous 99 mainstage revues at the Second City, almost all have offered the audience a chance to sho…

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Dance Moms Miami - Season 1 Episode 3 - Don't Judge Me - Todrick Hall Full Episode Recap by DanceOn

Dance Moms Miami - Season 1 Episode 3 - Don't Judge Me - Todrick Hall Full Episode Recap Dance Moms: Miami season 1 episode 3, "Don't Judge Me." In this FYI recap, Todric…

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Heading East: Artists in Flux by Tim

Heading East: Artists in Flux From an article in the SF Bay Guardian: San Francisco isn’t an easy place to live for artists and others who choose to fill their souls at the expense of …

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And the Winner of the Pulitzer Isn’t – NYTimes.com by Tim

And the Winner of the Pulitzer Isn’t Ann Patchett’s article on the lack of a Pulitzer fiction winner includes this nice quote: Reading fiction is important. It is a vital means o…

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Clarence Coo Wins Yale Drama Series Award – Playbill.com by Tim

Clarence Coo Wins Yale Drama Series Award I’m so excited for my friend Clarence! We first met when we were roommates at the Great Plains Theater Conference, and we caught up again when…

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Misterman, National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Religious mania is bad for your love life. In Enda Walsh’s revamped 1999 play — which has already been seen in Galway and New York, and opened in London last night — a 33-year-old man …

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Gavin Creel on Seeking Book of Mormon Advice From Pal Andrew Rannells and Promising to 'Put Out' on Tour by Danica Daniel

Gavin Creel is readying to don a white shirt and black tie as Elder Price in the upcoming national tour of The Book of Mormon, but the two-time Tony nominee almost turned down the …

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Molly Ranson, Marin Mazzie & Co. Step Into the Studio for a Cast Recording of Carrie by Broadway.com

The cult musical Carrie, based on the novel by Stephen King, is receiving its first official cast recording on Ghostlight Records. On April 17, the cast and creative team of MCC’s…

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End of the Rainbow's Michael Cumpsty Revels in His Gift-Filled Dressing Room by Broadway.com

Michael Cumpsty has appeared in 15 Broadway shows, so he knows a thing or two about setting up a cozy dressing room. The actor, who is back on the boards as Judy Garland’s pianist and …

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Did Our Word of Mouth Panel Give Three Cheers for One Man, Two Guvnors? by Broadway.com

Slapstick smash One Man, Two Guvnors, a British import from the National Theatre in London, has arrived on Broadway, starring James Corden as the occasionally dim-witted and always ravenous …

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GENERATION GAP by Jessica Branch

Amy Herzog’s soft-spoken play about a grandson and grandmother doesn t go as deep in character examination as one would like.

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Soho Rep Reading of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' An Octoroon to Feature Saycon Sengbloh and William Jackson Harper by Adam Hetrick

Fela! star Saycon Sengbloh will be part of the Soho Rep Studio presentations of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' An Octoroon April 27-28 at the New Ohio Theater.

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To be ‘Shakespeare’ — Simon Callow finds the Bard much to his liking

First encounters with Shakespeare can be life-altering events, with some experiences inspiring lifelong devotion and others creating lifelong aversion. For British actor and polymath Simon C…

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The Afternoon Report, Wednesday, April 18, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Wednesday, April 18, 2012 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter – http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more infor…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Steppenwolf Garage Rep 2013 Informational Meeting by Chicago Plays

Innovative.Thrilling.Irreverent.Is this you?Steppenwolf Theatre Company is now accepting applications from storefront theatre companies for Garage Rep 2013.Garage RepThree Plays. Three Compa…

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STAGE TUBE: On Broadway With Kids - Episode 3! by Stage Tube

Watch the latest episode 3 of CafeMom Studios On Broadway With Kids - Featuring the Parents of MAMMA MIA - the exclusive online series that opens a rare and personal window into the lives of…

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Adam Pascal, Shoshana Bean, Tituss Burgess, et al. Set for IMAGINE Benefit, 5/7 by BroadwayWorld

University Hospitals Case Medical Centers Seidman Cancer Center is hosting IMAGINE A Celebration of LIFE, a unique musical ensemble on Monday, May 7 in New York City. Led by Broadway actress…

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Photo Flash: Hunter Foster, Allison Case, et al. In Rehearsal for La Jolla's HANDS ON A HARDBODY! by BroadwayWorld

La Jolla Playhouse's Hands on a Hardbody will run April 27 - June 17, 2012 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. The world-premiere, commissioned musical has a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Doug Wri…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:39PM

PHOTO FLASH: Carson Kressley, Joey Fatone and More Dancing with the Stars: Live Cast Members Visit Absinthe by Dan Bacalzo

The cast of Dancing with the Stars: Live -- including Carson Kressley, Joey Fatone, Sabrina Bryan and choreographer Jason Gilkison -- attended the Tuesday, April 17 performance of Absinthe a…

Linked From TheaterMania at 05:39PM

Kelly AuCoin, Susan Louise O'Connor Set for Reading of Scott Organ's Point Last Seen by Sarah Moore

Off-Broadway's Page 73 Productions will present a reading of playwright Scott Organ's Point Last Seen, the first in a series of readings of plays by members of their Interstate 73 …

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Iceman Cometh, Starring Brian Dennehy and Nathan Lane, Extends at Goodman Through June 17 by Dan Bacalzo

The Goodman Theatre's production of Eugene O'Neill's The Iceman Cometh, starring Brian Dennehy and Nathan Lane, has been extended one week and will now be presented April 21-J…

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Suzan-Lori Parks to Be Inducted Into NYFA Hall of Fame by Sarah Moore

The New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) will honor Suzan-Lori Parks at its upcoming benefit by inducting her into the NYFA Hall of Fame. The benefit will be held on April 30 from 6:30p…

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Santa Monica art museum deputy director will head Contemporary Art Museum here

NEW HEAD OF CAM • Lisa Melandri, deputy director at the Santa Monica Museum of Art, has been appointed director of the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis.

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"The Twilight Zone: Live! - 2012" in Seattle by David-Edward Hughes

For years, at least 15 or so by my count, Theater Schmeater has been honoring the memory of one of the most enduring television series of TV's golden age, Rod Serling's late 50's/early 60's …

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Flamenco artist Esmeralda Enrique celebrates 30 years in Canada by Michael Crabb

Aguas/Waters by the Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company opens April 19 at Harbourfront's Fleck Dance Theatre.

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Santino Fontana to Join Laura Osnes in Broadway’s Cinderella by Broadway.com

Santino Fontana will play Prince Charming opposite previously announced title star Laura Osnes in the forthcoming Broadway production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s C…

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Brian D'Arcy James and Ana Gasteyer to Offer One Night, Two Voices, Three Cheers at Bay Street by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-nominated "Smash" star Brian d'Arcy James and Wicked's Ana Gasteyer will perform One Night, Two Voices, Three Cheers May 26 at the Bay Street Theatre.

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NY Review: 'Sitting Pretty (in Concert)' by Robert Windeler

This staged reading of “Sitting Pretty,” a deservedly forgotten 1924 musical with music by Jerome Kern, is more engaging than the material it serves.

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100th Second City revue a real thinker

The subject of identity rings loudly and clearly in the title of The Second City’s new show, “Who Do We Think We Are?” — the 100th revue in the troupe’s more than half-century hist…

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Stage Notes— Chicago Dramatists’ season; ‘Othello’ set for Europe fests

CHICAGO DRAMATISTS’ NEXT SEASON Three world premiere plays will be showcased during the Chicago Dramatists’ 2012-2013 season. They include: “Freshly Fallen Snow” (Sept. 20-Oct. 28), …

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Christian Borle pirates bits and pieces for Broadway role

NEW YORK — To properly play a pirate, Christian Borle has appropriately been stealing. He’s lifted from comic book villains and swiped from Indiana Jones baddies. He has even plundered f…

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Goodman Theatre extends ‘Iceman’

The Goodman Theatre has extended “The Iceman Cometh,” with six additional performances, through June 17. The Robert Falls-directed revival of the Eugene O’Neill classic stars Brian Den…

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Nick Jonas to release ‘Business’ mini-album

NEW YORK — Nick Jonas has leveraged his gig on Broadway in “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” into a mini-album. Producers of the show said Tuesday a five-song EP will …

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Meet the Cast of Nobody Loves You by The Old Globe

Meet the Cast of Nobody Loves You The Old Globe presents the World Premiere of Nobody Loves You, a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Gaby Alter and book and lyrics by Itamar Moses set…

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Turkish Artist Brings Audience Into the Process of Performance by Susanne Fowler

Kutlug Ataman has created a performance piece that melds fabric art with theater, and audience with performer.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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The Dream of a Center for the Theater Commons at Emerson College by HowlRound

Ten years ago we connected in a moment of mutual frustration at a TCG gathering in Portland, Oregon, called New Works, New Ways. We recognized instantly in our feeling on the outside of that…

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Wicked Philadelphia | Academy of Music by Admin

The Tony Award winning musical ‘Wicked’ returns to Philadelphia due to insistent public demand. It is slated to play the Academy of Music at the Kimmel Center for six weeks, from June 26…

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War Horse Philadelphia | Academy of Music by Admin

‘War Horse’, the 2011 Tony Award winner for Best Play comes to Philadelphia this fall to open the city’s Broadway season. It is slated to play the Academy of Music of the Kimmel Center…

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TACT to Honor Victor Garber, 5/7 by BroadwayWorld

TACTThe Actors Company Theatre will celebrate the success of its critically-acclaimed 201112 season and honor the accomplishments of Victor Garber one of this countrys most versatile actors…

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Entertainment Legend Dick Clark Passes Away at 82 by BroadwayWorld

According to published reports, entertainment legend Dick Clark passed away today, April 18 2012, after suffering a heart attack. He was 82 years old.

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Laura Osnes & Santino Fontana Set to Lead Broadway-Bound CINDERELLA by BroadwayWorld

Laura Osnes will play Cinderella and Santino Fontana will portray the Prince in the new Broadway-bound production of Rodgers amp Hammerstein's CINDERELLA, it has been announced by the musica…

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TACT to Honor Victor Garber at May 7 Gala by Sarah Moore

The Actors Company Theatre (TACT) will honor actor Victor Garber at its annual Spring Gala on Monday, May 7at The Loeb Boathouse Central Park (East 72nd Street & Park Drive North). Si…

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Pete Garner, Mandy Levin and More Set for Theater Tribe's The Sleeper by Sarah Moore

Theatre Tribe will present the Los Angeles premiere of the 2004 Kaufman and Hart award-winning play, The Sleeper, written by Catherine Butterfieldand directed by Stuart Rogers . The Sleeper …

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Santino Fontana, Laura Osnes Set for Broadway-Bound Cinderella by Dan Bacalzo

Laura Osnes will play Cinderella and Santino Fontana will play the prince in the upcoming Broadway-bound production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella. As previously reported, …

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Video Feature: VIDEO FEATURE: Leap of Faith by Tristan Fuge and Andy Propst

Raul Esparza, Jessica Phillips, and the company of the new Broadway musical give a sneak peek at their show.

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John Ambosino, Elise Arsenault Set for Lyric Stage's Avenue Q by Sarah Moore

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston will present Avenue Q, May 11-June 9. The show has music and lyrics by Robert Lopez and Jeff Marx, and a book by Jeff Whitty. Spiro Veloudos will direct. …

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Dick Clark Has Died by Andy Propst

Television legend Dick Clark has died of a heart attack, according to a report in Variety. He was 82. Clark's career extended to Broadway two times. In 1975, he was one of the produc…

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Review: (Toronto) Armide by The Charlebois Post

Photo: Bruce Zinger / Marie McDunnough & Jack Rennie, Artists of Atelier Ballet.The One by LullyArmide - the singer and the opera - are gorgeousby Axel Van CheeThe story of Armida b…

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One Man, Two Guvnors, Music Box Theatre, New York

British references abound but inspired improv and physical comedy transcend the cultural differences, Brendan Lemon writes

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ArtsBeat: Theater Talkback: A Good Play Can Be Read as Well as Seen by Eric Grode

Reading the script of 'Water by the Spoonful,'' the new Pulitzer Prize winner in drama, makes clear that one can appreciate a play on the page as well as on the stage.

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Stewart Lemoine brings The Exquisite Hour to Toronto by Richard Ouzounian

Revered in Edmonton, playwright Stewart Lemoine's The Exquisite Hour is his first Toronto production in 13 years.

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That’s Gross! Newsies Finds 101 Reasons to Celebrate by Nine Daves and Lovely Linda

Welcome to That’s Gross!, a weekly analysis of one aspect of the Broadway Grosses. As always, the numbers below are provided by the The Broadway League. “PS everyone be sure to check out…

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PHOTO CALL: Inside the Recording Studio with Carrie by Matthew Blank

The cast of the revised Off-Broadway production of Carrie, including leading ladies Molly Ranson and Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie, assembled in a Manhattan recording studio April 17 to re…

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Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana Will Share "A Lovely Night" in Broadway's Cinderella by Adam Hetrick

A re-imagined revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, which will debut on Broadway during the 2012-13 season, has cast Laura Osnes and Santino Fontana as its royal couple, produ…

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Julia Murney, Christiane Noll, Ben Fankhauser Join Lineup for Scott Alan's "Live" Recording; Tix Available for Concert by Andrew Gans

Additional artists have been announced for composer-lyricist Scott Alan's fourth recording, "Live," which follows the critically acclaimed "What I Wanna Be When I Grow Up,…

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The Commons and Common Ground at Emerson by Melia Bensussen by HowlRound

I’ve joked for years that a nail in the coffin of a professional directing career is to teach. As more of us join the rank of the “teaching-professionals,” or “working-professionals …

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Theater Review: ‘Pinocchio’s Ashes’ at Theater for the New City by Rachel Saltz

“Pinocchio’s Ashes,” the Danish playwright Jokum Rohde’s dark satire, is receiving its American premiere at Theater for the New City.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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The West End's creative doldrums by Mark Shenton

The National Theatre’s production of One Man Two Guvnors tonight becomes its latest transfer to Broadway, joining War Horse which is already running there. Meanwhile, next Monday Ghost - t…

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Obituary: Stella Tanner by The Stage

After ten years as one half of a singing duo with her sister, Stella Tanner began a successful 40-year career as a television actress.

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Sister Act Philadelphia | Academy of Music by Admin

‘Sister Act’ comes to Philadelphia for a week-long run at the Academy of Music at the Kimmel Center from April 2 to 7, 2013. Celebrate spring with one of the funniest and most glorious m…

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Jekyll and Hyde Philadelphia | Forrest Theatre by Admin

American Idol finalist and Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis hits the stage once again, this time, not as a rocker wannabe circa 1980s but as the schizophrenic love and horror icons Dr…

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Catch Me If You Can Philadelphia | Academy of Music by Admin

Start the year off with an adventure in the skies spanning two continents and a throwback to the ‘60s with the savviest musical adaptation to hit Broadway in 2011 and Philadelphia in 2013.…

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Million Dollar Quartet Philadelphia | Forrest Theatre by Admin

Channel your inner groupie or rock n’ roll junkie and sing along with the ‘Million Dollar Quartet’. This Broadway smash hit comes to Philadelphia for a week-long run at the Forrest The…

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Word of Mouth Review: "Peter and the Starcatcher" by Broadway.com

Word of Mouth Review: "Peter and the Starcatcher" Get tickets to "Peter and the Starcatcher": http://www.broadway.com/shows/peter-and-starcatcher/ "Peter and the S…

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Behind the Scenes: An Inside Look at "War Horse" with Stephen James Anthony by Broadway.com

"War Horse" star Stephen James Anthony made his Broadway debut as part of team of puppeteers in Lincoln Center Theater's Tony-winning production, and in the short year since it first opened …

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Character Study: Paul Nolan of "Jesus Christ Superstar" by Broadway.com

Character Study: Paul Nolan of "Jesus Christ Superstar" Get tickets to "Jesus Christ Superstar": http://www.broadway.com/shows/jesus-christ-superstar/ When Paul Nolan i…

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Opening Night: "Peter and the Starcatcher" starring Christian Borle by Broadway.com

Pixie dust was in the air on April 15 when "Peter and the Starcatcher" flew onto the Great White Way as headliners Adam Chanler-Berat, Christian Borle and Celia Keenan-Bolger sailed away on …

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Daniel Aukin to Direct The Amoralists' The Bad and the Better by Brian Scott Lipton

The Amoralists' new show, Derek Ahonen's The Bad and the Bettter, will run June 14-July 21 at the Peter J. Sharp Theater. Daniel Aukin will helm the production. The play focuses o…

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Elizabeth Ledo, Hollis Resnik Set for Mile Markers Benefit by Sarah Moore

Route 66 Theatre Company has announced the lineup for its annual benefit, Mile Markers, that will be held on Monday, May 7 from 6pm to 9pm at Stage 773. Mile Markers will be hosted by E…

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Julie Atherton, Michael Xavier featured on Lift - A New Musical CD by Andy Propst

Julie Atherton, Paul Ayres, Louise Dearman, Jack Shalloo, Jennifer Tierney, and Michael Xavier will be featured on the concept recording of Lift - A New Musical. The album will be available…

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Jessica Chastain, Stephen Colbert, Viola Davis Among the Time 100 Most Influential People in the World by Andy Propst

Time Magazine has released the annual Time 100, a list of the 100 most influential people in the world. Among the names on the list are stage and screen actresses Jessica Chastain, Claire D…

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Tacoma Musical Playhouse 2012-2013 Season Includes Chicago, Legally Blonde by Sarah Moore

Tacoma Musical Playhouse has announced its 19th season, which includes six Broadway-style musicals on the TMP Mainstage and three equally exciting family-friendly productions from the Tacoma…

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ArtsBeat: Reimagined 'Cinderella' Casts Its Leading Couple by Patrick Healy

Laura Osnes will play the title role and Santino Fontana her prince in a Broadway-bound version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

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'Smash' star Christian Borle plays a loopy pirate by Mark Kennedy

To properly play a pirate, Christian Borle has appropriately been stealing. He's lifted from comic book villains and swiped from Indiana Jones baddies. He has even plundered from sci-fi's Da…

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“Death of a Salesman”

Mike Nichols talks about directing Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman.” He’s joined by Linda Emond, who plays Linda Loman. “Death of a Salesman” is playing at the Barrymore The…

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Bless His Soul! Corbin Bleu Celebrates a Heavenly Opening Night in Godspell by Broadway.com

High School Musical star Corbin Bleu returned to Broadway on April 17 when he took the stage for the first time as Jesus in the revival of Godspell. After a rousing performance of show class…

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Character Study: See Paul Nolan Combine Love, Anger, Joy and Hair to Become Jesus Christ Superstar by Broadway.com

When Paul Nolan is making his powerful transition into the title character in Jesus Christ Superstar eight times as week, it’s as much an emotional transformation as a physical one. &l…

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Stephanie J. Block, Quite Becoming as Reno Sweeney in Anything Goes

Broadway veteran Stephanie J. Block (9 to 5, Wicked), who recently took over as Reno Sweeney in Broadway's Tony-winning revival of Anything Goes, recently gave Playbill an exclusive peek a…

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PHOTO CALL: 2012 Lucille Lortel Awards Nominee Reception by Krissie Fullerton

The 2012 Lucille Lortel Award nominees were honored with an April 16 reception held at the Times Square Planet Hollywood.

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Could War Horse Gallop From the Beaumont for Kelli O'Hara King and I Revival? by Adam Hetrick

The Tony Award-winning epic drama War Horse, which galloped away with five Tony Awards last season, including Best Play, may be on the move, according to the New York Post.

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THE SCREENING ROOM: A First Look at ABC Family's "Bunheads," Starring Sutton Foster (Video) by Michael Gioia

ABC Family's "Bunheads," a dance-drama series starring Tony Award-winning Anything Goes star Sutton Foster, will make its debut June 11. Here is a first look at the series.

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Comedian Lewis Black Joins Starry Roster of Performers on Playbill's Broadway on the High Seas 2 Cruise by Playbill Staff

Critically acclaimed comedian Lewis Black has joined the roster of performers aboard Playbill's Broadway on the High Seas 2, a ten-day cruise through Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil that l…

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The Butterfly Lion, Curve, Leicester by Pat Ashworth

Curve, Leicester: Michael Morpurgo's absorbing tale of the enduring relationship between a boy and a lion translates exquisitely to the stage in this adaptation. Like all the best child…

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Jakob Lenz, Hampstead, London by George Hall

Hampstead, London: English National Opera's first co-production with the Hampstead Theatre offers a chamber opera that has been widely performed since its premiere in Hamburg in 1979. I…

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Rockin' Around the Clock, Wicksteed Park, Kettering by Caroline Morris

Wicksteed Park, Kettering: Wicksteed Park has made it something of a speciality to stage seasonal musical spectaculars, featuring a team of singers and dancers, often with West End experienc…

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Macbeth, House of Detention, London by Honour Bayes

House of Detention, London: Belt Up score a blinder with their choice of location for Macbeth. The House of Detention in Clerkenwell is a dripping maze of low arched corridors and chambers t…

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Richard III, Swan, Stratford-upon-Avon by Michael Coveney

Swan, Stratford-upon-Avon: Richard III marks a new start for the Tudor dynasty, as well as the RSC's summer season in the World Shakespeare Festival. But there's nothing all that e…

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Maureen McGovern in CARRY IT ON - Audience Reaction by Two River Theater

Maureen McGovern in CARRY IT ON - Audience Reaction Maureen McGovern in CARRY IT ON at Two River Theater Company Directed by Philip Himberg Runs through April 22, 2012 Tickets: http://ww…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Opera Atelier remounts a triumphant Armide by Colin Eatock

Originally staged in 2005, the company’s production of this baroque opera doesn’t have any weak links

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Broadway's Best is Coming to the Hippodrome in Baltimore; Show Packages Available Now! by Contests

Broadway's Best is Coming to Baltimore Show Packages are Available Now

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THE LION KING & MARY POPPINS to Hold Autism-Friendly Performances by BroadwayWorld

TDFs Autism Theater Initiative will present autism-friendly performances of Disney and Cameron Mackintoshs Mary Poppins on Sunday, April 29, at 1pm, at the New Amsterdam Theatre 214 West 42n…

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FOOL, ALLIGATOR, et al. Set for Eugene O'Neill Theatre Center's National Playwright's Conference by BroadwayWorld

The Eugene ONeill Theater Center announced today eight plays to be developed at the 2012 National Playwrights Conference NPC PROVENANCE by Anne Garcia-Romero, RECLAMATION by Ken Weitzman, TW…

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PHOTO FLASH: Darren Criss, Bill Irwin, Armistead Maupin, Betsy Wolfe at A.C.T. Gala by Dan Bacalzo

A.C.T. Young Conservatory alumnus and Glee star Darren Criss and Tony Award winner Bill Irwin were among the performers at American Conservatory Theater's 2012 season gala, Expect the U…

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Shoshana Bean, Jeremy Kushnier, Adam Pascal Set for Imagine: A Celebration of Life Benefit by Sarah Moore

University Hospitals Case Medical Center's Seidman Cancer Center is hosting Imagine: A Celebration of Life, a unique musical ensemble on Monday, May 7 at the Highline Ballroom from 7pm-…

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Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Announces Lineup by Sarah Moore

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity has announced its 2012 lineup. New York's premiere ecofriendly/socially-conscious theatre festival will take place from May 30 through June 24 at 45…

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New York City Opera Announces 2013 Season by Dan Bacalzo

New York City Opera has announced the productions for its 2013 season, according to a report in the Associated Press. Two productions will take place at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)…

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From Jennifer Tilly to John Lithgow

'DON'T DRESS FOR DINNER'

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THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at Marriott Theatre- Lincolnshire (3/3) by Noreen Heron & Associates

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at Marriott Theatre- Lincolnshire (3/3) The exuberant musical theater masterpiece from the clever pens of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE w…

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THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at Marriott Theatre- Lincolnshire (2/3) by Noreen Heron & Associates

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at Marriott Theatre- Lincolnshire (2/3) The exuberant musical theater masterpiece from the clever pens of W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan, THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE w…

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THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE at Marriott Theatre- Lincolnshire (1/3) by Noreen Heron & Associates

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

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The best film you will see this year is Cats in Space by Thomas Garvey

And here's the whole thing. Wesley Morris will be reviewing shortly.The Hub Review, the guide to everything that matters in Boston and elsewhere.

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"Sense and Sensibility The Musical" and director Marcia Milgrom Dodge headed to Denver for 2013 world opening of Jane Austen-based play by Lisa Kennedy

Lovers of Jane Austen mark your calendars. Aficionados of spanking new musical theater, ditto. Fans of the Denver Center Theatre Company's burgeoning New Play Summit, you do the same.

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Watch Darren Criss Show Off His Disco Moves with ‘You Should be Dancing’ on Glee by Broadway.com

After making his Broadway debut in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Darren Criss proved he can master the sleek moves and fashions of the '60s. On the April 17 episode o…

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Evita Star Michael Cerveris on Sweeney, Tommy and His Most Difficult Role Ever by Kathy Henderson

With a resume packed with Tony-caliber work (three nominations; one win) in a list of distinctive musicals and classic plays, Michael Cerveris has a hard time singling out six roles to spotl…

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Grammy Winner Usher to Guest Star in Off-Broadway's Fuerza Bruta by Broadway.com

Seven-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Usher will appear as the lead Running Man in off-Broadway's Fuerza Bruta: Look Up for two performances on April 28. Created by…

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Fly Away at Peter and the Starcatcher’s Opening Night Celebration! by Broadway.com

Pixie dust was in the air on April 15 when Peter and the Starcatcher flew onto the Great White Way as headliners Adam Chanler-Berat, Christian Borle and Celia Keenan-Bolger sailed away on a …

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Glee Poll: Which Disco Number Gave You Boogie Fever? by Broadway.com

Love it or hate it, it’s nearly impossible to not want to dance along to the disco tunes of the 1970s. On Glee's April 17 episode “Saturday Night Glee-Ver”, the McKinle…

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Oh, Mrs. Robinson: "The Graduate" Plays Ivoryton by Frank Rizzo

Ivoryton Playhouse gets a bit adult in its presentation of the stage adaptation of "The Graduate" which opens Wednesday, April 18 and runs through May 6.

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Civilians' High Line Benefit to Feature John Ellison Conlee, Daniel Jenkins and Rebecca Naomi Jones by Adam Hetrick

Tony nominees John Ellison Conlee and Daniel Jenkins, as well as Rebecca Naomi Jones, will perform as part of an April 23 benefit for New York City's investigative theatre company The Ci…

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"Smash" Star Will Chase Will Join the Colorado Symphony for Upcoming Shuffle Concert by Michael Gioia

"Smash" and Broadway star Will Chase will join the Colorado Symphony for its upcoming concert, Shuffle, April 27 at the Boettcher Concert Hall.

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PHOTO CALL: Judy Kuhn, Christine Ebersole, Liz Callaway Visit Melissa Errico at Joe's Pub by Matthew Blank

Tony nominee Melissa Errico returned to Joe's Pub April 17 at 7 PM. The singing actress' new show, which features direction by Richard Jay-Alexander and musical direction by John Odd…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Ram Review: Freud’s Last Session by Amanda Ryland

Freud's Last Session is the longest running Off-Broadway play. The play currently calls New World Stages on 50th St. its home, as does Off-Broadway productions of Rent and Avenue Q. The thea…

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Photos: Blast from the past, Lucas & friends prepare for NYMT gala

The National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) will celebrate their 35th anniversary by welcoming back some notable alumni to star alongside the 2012 Company in a special concert at the West End's …

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Feature: WOS 15th birthday: Identify the mystery birthday voices & win

It's our 15th birthday and to help us celebrate three of our favourite West End musical theatre stars have sent us a recording of them singing, "Happy Birthday To You". But who are they??? G…

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Michael Douglas: When He Was at Choate by Frank Rizzo

I just came across this picture of actor Michael Douglas , which didn't make my story on him in last Sunday's Arts Section of The Hartford Courant.

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Dael Orlandersmith's Black n Blue Boys / Broken Men to Premiere at Berkeley Rep by Sarah Moore

Berkeley Repertory Theatre will conclude its season with another new play, created and performed by Dael Orlandersmith. Black n Blue Boys / Broken Men begins previews on the Thrust Stage on …

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PHOTO FLASH: 100 Cast Members from West End Shows Commemorate 100 Day Countdown to 2012 Olympic Games by Dan Bacalzo

One hundred cast members from some of the West End's most popular productions congregated in Trafalgar Square, in front of the Olympic Countdown Clock, for a 'West End Warm Up&apos…

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The Q Brothers' Othello: The Remix To Play Germany and Scotland by Sarah Moore

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) has announced that The Q Brothers' Othello: The Remix will be Chicago Shakespeare's premiere appearance in Germany's Shakespeare im Globe Neu…

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Allyce Beasley, Lynne Wintersteller Set for Revisiting Wildfire by Sarah Moore

Right Down Broadway will present the premiere of Kari Floren's Revisiting Wildfire, which will begins previews June 1, with an opening set for June 6 at the ArcLight Theatre. Eve Brands…

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John Cragen, Keelia Flinn, and More Set for The Road Theatre Company's That Good Night by Sarah Moore

The Road Theatre Company has announced casting for the world premiere of That Good Night, written by Andrew Dolan and directed by Scott Alan Smith. The play will perform at the Lankershim Ar…

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Work from Dominic Dromgoole, Hal Holbrook, Mark St. Germain Part of The Broad Stage 2012-2013 Season by Andy Propst

The Broad Stage has announced its plans for the 2012-2013 season, according to a report in The Los Angeles Times. Among the highlights of the season is a presentation of a production of Ham…

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BroadwayGirlNYC: Lady Gaga = Eva Peron? by BroadwayGirlNYC

Ever since I saw Evita on Broadway, my brain has been ticking, reminding me, almost begging me to further explore what first occurred to me in the Marquis Theatre that theres a fascinating r…

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TUTS Announces 2012 Tommy Tune Awards Winners! by BroadwayWorld

The 2012 Tommy Tune Awards winners have been announced To a crowd of more than 2,500 people, Theatre Under The Stars TUTS declared the winners of TUTS tenth annual Tommy Tune Awardson the ev…

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EXCLUSIVE Photo Coverage: Laura Benanti & More Celebrate Patti LuPone at Stephen Sondheim Awards Gala - The Reception! by Walter McBride

The Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre honored esteemed stage actress Patti LuPone with the company's third Stephen Sondheim Award on April 16, 2012. The award, established in 2009 in hono…

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Jason Alexander to Guest Star on 200th Episode of TWO AND A HALF MEN, 5/7 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway vet Jason Alexander will guest star as Alans cardiologist, Dr. Goodman on the 200th episode of the CBS comedy TWO AND A HALF MEN.

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EXCLUSIVE Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Honors Patti LuPone at the Annual Stephen Sondheim Awards Gala! by Walter McBride

The Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre honored esteemed stage actress Patti LuPone with the company's third Stephen Sondheim Award on April 16, 2012. The award, established in 2009 in hono…

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ArtsBeat: Huge Cast for New Amoralists Show by Erik Piepenburg

"The Bad and the Better," a new play by Derek Ahonen, will have a cast of 28 when it opens at the Peter J. Sharp in June.

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Ted - Official Movie Trailer 2012 (HD) by DanceOn

Ted - Official Movie Trailer 2012 (HD) The official theatrical trailer for Ted, the upcoming movie from Seth MacFarlane, starring Mark Wahlberg, Mila Kunis and Joel McHale! Ted will be in …

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Dance Showdown Episode 3 - 30 Minutes Before Performance by DanceOn

Dance Showdown Episode 3 - 30 Minutes Before Performance Subscribe: ‪http://bit.ly/HMtGu2‬ Vote April 19! : http://youtube.com/danceon Watch all Dance Showdown: http://bit.ly/HD…

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The Lion Celebrates 6,000 Performances on Broadway by Loganne

The Lion King celebrates another milestone today, as it plays its 6,000th performance at 2:00 p.m. There are only five other shows in Broadway history to have achieved this feat. Coinciding …

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Chariots of Fire is coming! by Jasper Rees

There'll be no avoiding Chariots of Fire this summer. The Olympics being shortly upon us, Hampstead Theatre are soon to launch a stage verison of the Oscar-winning 1981 film. The success of …

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Andrew Alexander on Mascara-ing His Mustache as the Suave Star of London’s The 39 Steps by Matt Wolf

Andrew Alexander is the eighth actor to play the debonair, tweed-suited Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps, London’s longest running comedy, at the Criterion Theatre. A graduate of King&rs…

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Boy's Life: Backstage at 'Peter and the Starcatcher' with Adam Chanler-Berat Episode 1: ‘The Jump,’ Black Magic & Opening Night by Broadway.com

It’s opening night at Peter and the Starcatcher, and Adam Chanler-Berat is backstage at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre filming all the last minute preparations for the first episode of hi…

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ACT Plans Premieres of Stuck Elevator and George F. Walker's Dead Metaphor, Plus Olympia Dukakis by Kenneth Jones

Oscar winner Olympia Dukakis will star as the Chorus Leader in Elektra, a specially commissioned new translation by London playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker, in the 2012-13 season of San Fra…

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R&B Star Usher to Join Fuerza Bruta for Two Performances by Adam Hetrick

Grammy Award-winning performer Usher will hit the treadmill of the Off-Broadway spectacle Fuerza Bruta for two special performances in late April.

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Allyce Beasley and Lynne Wintersteller Will Star in Off-Broadway's Revisiting Wildfire by Andrew Gans

Allyce Beasley and Lynne Wintersteller will co-star in Kari Floren's Revisiting Wildfire, which will begin previews June 1 Off-Broadway at ArcLight Theatre, 152 West 71st Street.

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"The Luck of the Irish" in Boston by Nancy Grossman

An unpleasant footnote to Boston's storied racial past is revealed in Kirsten Greenidge's The Luck of the Irish, a world premiere play showcased in a world class production by the Huntington…

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Tim Dolan -- Save The Princess by BroadwaySpotted

Tim Dolan -- Save The Princess Songs by Steven Jamail at Broadway's Future concert at The Lincoln Center Library From: BwaySpotted Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 04:01 More in Music

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Katie Rose Clarke -- Six O'clock and the Devil by BroadwaySpotted

Katie Rose Clarke -- Six O'clock and the Devil Songs by Steven Jamail at Broadway's Future concert at The Lincoln Center Library From: BwaySpotted Views: 4 1 ratings Time: 02:4…

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Watch New Episode #3 MAMMA MIA!: On Broadway with Kids – CafeMom series by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Watch the latest episode #3 of CafeMom Studios “On Broadway: With Kids – Featuring the Parents of MAMMA MIA!” – the exclusive online series that opens a rare and personal win…

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Barcelona Ballet, City Center, New York

The young company is a welcome outpost of classical ballet – but stumbled in its bid to reach out to flamenco-lovers, Apollinaire Scherr writes

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News: Theatre Delicatessen transforms former BBC offices tinto theatrical pleasure garden

Pop Up theatre company Theatre Delicatessen is to take over a former BBC office block and transform it into a theatrical ‘pleasure garden’ this summer. The Marylebone site - for…

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News: With 100 days to go, West End warms up for Olympics

With 100 days to the start of the London Olympics, 100 cast members from West End shows including Ghost the Musical, Phantom of the Opera, Chicago and Shrek the Musical assembled in Trafalga…

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Oh, Kaye!!! by Andrew Martin

If the MAC Awards have become known as the Tonys of cabaret, the Bistro Awards have certainly become its equally-glittering counterpart. Launched in 1985 by the late and legendary cabaret jo…

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Peavey Plaza protected for now

The Heritage Preservation Commission denied Minneapolis' request to demolish the plaza

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Aaron Lazar, Rebecca Luker, Ron Raines to Be Featured on 4-CD Set Victor Herbert: Collected Songs by Andy Propst

Broadway's George Dvorsky, Sara Jean Ford, Aaron Lazar, Rebecca Luker, and Ron Raines will be among the performers featured on the four CD set Victor Herbert: Collected Songs, to be rel…

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Sally Struthers, Jennifer Cody to Emcee Theatre Communications Group Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Sally Struthers and Jennifer Cody will emcee Theatre Communications Group's 50th Anniversary Gala, to be held at Espace(635 West 42nd Street in New York City) on Monday, April 23. The e…

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La MaMa E.T.C. to Present American Human Beatbox Festival by Sarah Moore

La Mama E.T.C., currently celebrating its 50th anniversary, will present the American Human Beatbox Festival, May 3-6, with events in both the Ellen Stewart Theatre and The Club at La MaMa. …

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Adam Pascal to Join Miranda Sings at Birdland by Sarah Moore

Miranda Sings is making her ninth concert appearance at Birdland on Monday, May 28 at 7pm. Miranda Sings is an internet character created by Colleen Ballinger, and proliferated via YouTub…

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Usher to Perform with Fuerza Bruta on April 28 by Dan Bacalzo

Multi-Platinum, Grammy Award winner Usher will perform with the New York cast of Fuerza Bruta at the Daryl Roth Theatre for two shows on April 28 at 7pm and 10pm. Usher will perform as the …

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Sutton Foster in BUNHEADS! by Stage Tube

ABC Family has given the greenlight to the new drama series BUNHEADS, which s set to premiere on June 11. Executive-produced by Amy Sherman-Palladino Gilmore Girls and headlined by Tony Awar…

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Usher to Appear in Off-Broadway's FUERZA BRUTA on April 28 by BroadwayWorld

The off-Broadway show FUERZA BRUTA, has just announced seven-time Grammy Award winning superstar, Usher will join the critically acclaimed cast as the lead Running Man for two performances o…

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SMASH Goes 'Bollywood', New Details on 'Publicity Episode' by BroadwayWorld

New details for the upcoming April 23 episode of SMASH have been revealed on EW.com. According to the report, NBC's musical drama will be paying homage to 'Bollywood', the colorful movie gen…

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Photo Coverage: John Cusack Visits TimesTalks by Walter McBride

TimesTalks just welcomed John Cusack, who was interviewed by NYT reporter Dave Itzkoff. TimesTalks events take place at TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street, New York City. For additional in…

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Mad Cat Scholarships, Walk On in Amadeus, Showboat Docks At Stage Door, Mosaic Names Finalists, Short Plays Staged by Bill Hirschman

Mad Cat Awards Scholarships Mad Cat Theatre Company has presented its first Nine Lives Scholarship Awards to Arielle Hoffman for outstanding high school senior and Emilie Paap as outstanding…

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Matthew Broderick and Kelli O'Hara Celebrate Gershwins and Prohibition by Suzy Evans

Broderick and O'Hara create a new classic in "Nice Work If You Can Get It," directed by Kathleen Marshall.

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Nick Jonas Records 'How to Succeed' Cast Album

Nick Jonas has leveraged his gig on Broadway in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" into a mini-album.

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“The Vortex” – 1924 Noel Coward – Noel & Company by Sandi Durell

  by: Sandi Durell   How delightful to have been chosen to be part of the current Lincoln Centre Noel Coward Festival in New York City!  The Noel Company, which is Keith Merrill, …

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Chicago Dramatists announces 2012-13 season by Chris Jones

Chicago Dramatists, the venerable, 33-year-old Chicago institution known for its support of new plays, has announced its 2012-13 season of three world premieres.

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Spotlight On...Sheila Joon by Michael Block

Name: Sheila JoonHometown: SeattleEducation: The school of Life and a B.A. from Western Washington University in Theatre arts (acting/directing)Select Credits: Two Gentlemen, Love's Labor's …

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‘How to Succeed…’ EP, featuring Nick Jonas, release date set by Loganne

New star of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Nick Jonas, headed to the studio February 19, to record a new Broadway cast album of the 50th anniversary revival of the product…

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The Temperamentals fails to make Hay by Thomas Garvey

Do they look temperamental?  Not really.Sigh.  I admire the Lyric Stage for taking chances on scripts with a political dimension - really I do - and I wish I could back that admira…

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Disney’s The Lion King Celebrates 6,000 Performances on Broadway by Broadway.com

Disney’s blockbuster musical The Lion King, which recently became the highest grossing Broadway show of all time, is now celebrating another Broadway milestone. The April 18 matinee ma…

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Lincoln Center Eyes Revival of The King and I, Starring Kelli O'Hara by Broadway.com

Three-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O’Hara may star as Anna in a revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical The King and I, according to the New York Post. The potentia…

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Chariots of Fire to Transfer to West End’s Gielgud Theatre by Broadway.com

Mike Bartlett’s Chariots of Fire will transfer from Hampstead Theatre to the West End's Gielgud Theatre beginning June 22. Directed by Edward Hall and adapted from the 1981 film of…

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Watch Sutton Foster Run a Mock Broadway Audition on Her Upcoming TV Series Bunheads by Broadway.com

Two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster is bringing her Broadway moves to the small screen in the forthcoming ABC Family TV series Bunheads. In Gilmore Girls creator Amy Sherman-Palladino’s…

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"The March" at Steppenwolf by John Olson

Writer-director Frank Galati has once again brought an E. L. Doctorow novel to the stage, and like Galati's earlier Doctorow project, 1997's Ragtime, his adaptation of The March, now in its …

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IATSE/AMPTP Deal: 2% Wage Increases and Health Premiums by Jonathan Handel

Addressing a multi-hundred million dollar pension and health funding shortfall required instituting premiums for dependents.

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"The Rainmaker" at Chicago's Bohemian Theatre Ensemble by John Olson

Though Nash's play is romantic and fanciful in the way the con man saves the spinster from loneliness, his characters are grounded in reality.

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Broad Stage season includes Placido Domingo, Shakespeare's Globe by David Ng

The Broad Stage's 2012-13 season, which will be announced Wednesday, will feature appearances by a number of prominent performers including actor Hal Holbrook, violinist Pinchas Zukerman and…

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Justin Sayre, Lance Horne, Christian Campbell, Lea DeLaria Set for John Waters Tribute at The Meeting by Michael Gioia

The newest edition of The Meeting*, a gay romp through politics, social news, music, comedy skits and more, will be presented April 19 at the Duplex.

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NJ's Surflight Theatre Seeks Help Following Fire; Season Still Begins April 18 by Kenneth Jones

The leaders of Surflight Theatre in Beach Haven, NJ, are reaching out to the local community following an April 8 fire that left a housing unit for visiting personnel uninhabitable. There we…

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Adam Pascal and Seth Rudetsky Will Join Miranda Sings at Birdland by Andrew Gans

YouTube sensation Miranda Sings will make her ninth concert appearance at Birdland May 28 at 7 PM.

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Two-Show Day at Broadway's Porgy and Bess With Bryonha Parham by Matthew Blank

Spend a two-show day at The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess on Broadway, starring Norm Lewis and Audra McDonald. Bryonha Parham, who stops the show with her rendition of "My Man's Gon…

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Paul Bogart, Television Director of Plays, Dies at 92 by Robert Simonson

Paul Bogart, a prominent television director who brought a number of well-known plays to the screen, died April 15 in Chapel Hill, NC. He was 92.

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Bryan Batt, Bruce Vilanch Cast in South Florida Premiere of Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays by Michael Gioia

Drama Desk nominee Bryan Batt (La Cage Aux Folles) and Bruce Vilanch (Hairspray) will be among the cast of the South Florida premiere of Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, which w…

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O'Neill's Playwrights Conference to Develop Works by Theresa Rebeck and Greg Kotis by Adam Hetrick

New plays by Theresa Rebeck, Laura Lacqmin and Dominic Taylor will be developed this summer at the Tony Award-winning Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Playwrights Conference.…

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"The Simpsons" Episode, With Music by Book of Mormon's Robert Lopez, to Air April 29 by Adam Hetrick

A new song by Tony Award-winning Avenue Q and Book of Mormon songwriter Robert Lopez will be featured on the April 29 episode of "The Simpsons."

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GYPSY at Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace (4/4) by Noreen Heron & Associates

GYPSY at Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace (4/4) Winner of three Tony Awards, "GYPSY" is considered by many critics to be the greatest American musical ever written. "Gypsy " …

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GYPSY at Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace (3/4) by Noreen Heron & Associates

GYPSY at Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace (3/4) Winner of three Tony Awards, "GYPSY" is considered by many critics to be the greatest American musical ever written. "Gypsy " …

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GYPSY at Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace (2/4) by Noreen Heron & Associates

GYPSY at Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace (2/4) Winner of three Tony Awards, "GYPSY" is considered by many critics to be the greatest American musical ever written. "Gypsy " …

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GYPSY at Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace (1/4) by Noreen Heron & Associates

GYPSY at Drury Lane Oakbrook Terrace (1/4) Winner of three Tony Awards, "GYPSY" is considered by many critics to be the greatest American musical ever written. "Gypsy " …

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Keeffe's Barbarians tip up in Tooting bringing 'astonishing relevance'

A revival of a drama written in 1977 with “astonishing relevance” to contemporary Britain opened in South London this week. Barrie Keeffe’s Barbarians is a trilogy of plays about disaf…

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Tenor Jesús Daniel Hernández on ‘De Mi Corazón Latino [From My Latin Heart]‘ at The In Series by Joel Markowitz by Joel Markowitz

Not only does Jesús Daniel Hernández posses a beautiful tenor voice, he also has a remarkable story to tell about his life, his training, being discovered, and his career. Jesús tells us…

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Liza Minnelli to Celebrate CABARET's 40th Anniversary on ACCESS HOLLYWOOD LIVE This Thursday by BroadwayWorld

Liza Minnelli will appear on Access Hollywood Live on Thursday, April 19 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Cabaret. Minnelli is the winner of four Tony Awards, an Oscar, a special Legends…

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Welcome Back to Broadway Corbin Bleu - Debut Curtain Call & More! by BroadwayWorld TV

The company of Broadway's first-ever revival of Stephen Schwartz's rock musical GODSPELL welcomed a new leading man -- stage and screen star Corbin Bleu Disney's High School Musical, Broadwa…

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Olympia Dukakis to Return to A.C.T. in ELEKTRA; Full 2012-13 Season Announced! by BroadwayWorld

American Conservatory Theater A.C.T. Artistic Director Carey Perloff announced the lineup for the companys 46th subscription season, which includes an eclectic and unforgettable world premie…

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Gary Beach, Lorna Luft, Joyce DeWitt, et al. Set for North Shore Music Theatre's 2012 Season by BroadwayWorld

North Shore Music Theatre has just announced that this year's season will include Lorna Luft and Gary Beach as Dolly Levi and Horace Vandergelder in the classic musical HELLO, DOLLY Addition…

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Miranda Sings Returns to Birdland With Adam Pascal and Seth Rudetsky, 5/28 by BroadwayWorld

YouTube sensation, chanteuse and high-end vocal coach Miranda Sings is making her ninth concert appearance at Birdland on Monday, May 28 at 7pm. This event is part of the Broadway at Birdla…

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René Augesen, Olympia Dukakis, Lorenzo Pisoni Set for A.C.T. 2012-2013 Season by Dan Bacalzo

American Conservatory Theater has announced the lineup for the company's 46th subscription season, which will mark the 20th anniversary of Carey Perloff as A.C.T.'s artistic direct…

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Broadway's Mamma Mia! to Kick Off Earth Day Celebration with Live Performance in Times Square by Dan Bacalzo

Cast members from the Broadway production of Mamma Mia! will kick off the annual Times Square Alliance Earth Day celebration with a special live performance of "Dancing Queen" in t…

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Gotham Stage Company Announces 2012 SPRINGboard New Works Series by Sarah Moore

Off-Broadway's Gotham Stage Company has announced the lineup for its second annual SPRINGboard New Works Series which will be held at The Players Club on May 7 and June 11. The May 7 …

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Review: Don Giovanni by Sarah Williams

In its new, deliciously naughty adaptation, RC Theatre has gone to town in shaking up Mozart’s opera, subverting genders of everyone but the Don himself and supplanting Giovanni’s Spain …

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Spotlight On: Squint by Anna Braybrooke

Anna Braybrooke takes a look at Squint's unique style of performance and collaboration with Artistic Director Andrew Whyment, an exciting fusion of Kevin Spacey and Alan Sugar.

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An Evening with David Henry Hwang by August Schulenburg

Lovers of conversatin’ playwrights, gather round for happy news! We’re thrilled to announce that the next installment of our TCG Playwrights in Conversation series on Monday, May…

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Theresa Rebeck's New Play "Fools" To Be Developed at The O'Neill by Frank Rizzo

Among Nine Writers At National Playwrights ConferenceThere will be a mixture of nine veteran, mid-career and new writers working this July at the National Playwrights Conference at the Eu…

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Lessons on Direct Mail from the Shuberts by Ken Davenport

In their most recent edition of Market Notes (their monthly email to the industry with tips and tricks on how to sell more tickets), the Shuberts were kind enough to open up the treasure che…

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Understudies from Once, Sister Act, Wicked, Bonnie & Clyde Will Stand in the Spotlight by Andrew Gans

At This Performance, the ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway standbys and understudies, will continue April 22.

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Lorna Luft and Gary Beach Set for North Shore Dolly!; Season Will Also Feature Joyce DeWitt, George Dvorsky by Andrew Gans

Lorna Luft will be matchmaker Dolly Levi opposite the Horace Vandergelder of Tony winner Gary Beach in the North Shore Music Theatre's upcoming production of Jerry Herman's Hello, Do…

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Matt Cavenaugh and Jenn Gambatese Will Celebrate Music of the 80s in April 21 Concert by Andrew Gans

Matt Cavenaugh and Jenn Gambatese will appear in concert with Maestro Robert Moody and the Winston-Salem Symphony Orchestra April 21 at the R.J. Reynolds Memorial Auditorium in North Carolin…

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PHOTO CALL: Corbin Bleu Takes First Bow in Broadway's Godspell by Matthew Blank

Corbin Bleu, the "High School Musical" star who made his Broadway debut as charismatic narrator Usnavi in In the Heights, returned to The Great White Way April 17 in the current re…

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Muti brings Chicago Symphony Orchestra to Russia

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra under the direction of world-renowned conductor Riccardo Muti is performing in Russia for the first time since the fall of the Soviet Union.

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News: 1000 Voices celebrate 'Best of British' with Bonneville

The Night of 1000 Voices returns to Royal Albert Hall on 6 May 2012 with a "Best of British" evening celebrating the year of the Olympic Games and Diamond Jubilee. The event, which has been…

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Julie Andrews, Culture Clash, Florence Henderson Set for Los Angeles Times Festival of Books by Andy Propst

The lineup of authors who will take part in the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books has been announced. The event will run April 21-22 at the University of Southern California. Among the h…

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Hampstead Theatre Production of Chariots of Fire to Transfer to West End's Gielgud by Dan Bacalzo

Edward Hall's staging of Chariots of Fire, which will play The Hampstead Theatre May 9-June 16, will then transfer to the Gielgud Theatre in the West End, with that run beginning June 2…

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Brian d'Arcy James, Ana Gasteyer Set for May 26 Bay Street Theatre Performance by Dan Bacalzo

Bay Street Theatre will present Ana Gasteyer and Brian d'Arcy James: One Night, Two Voices, Three Cheers, featuring the two Broadway veterans, on Saturday, May 26 at 8pm. Gasteyer&apos…

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Toni Collette, Allison Janney, Sam Rockwell Set for The Way, Way Back Movie by Andy Propst

Casting has been announced for the film The Way, Way Back, according to a report in Variety. Jim Rash and Nat Faxon are directing the project. The film will center on a teenage boy who is …

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Morgan Karr, Lexi Lawson, Arielle Jacobs Set for Love Letters to LA by Dan Bacalzo

Theater veterans Morgan Karr, Lexi Lawson, and Arielle Jacobs will be among the artists who will participate in Love Letters to LA, on Thursday, April 26 at 8:45pm. Over a dozen Los Angeles…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/18- THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE by Stage Tube

Today in 2002, Thoroughly Modern Millie opened at the Marquis Theatre, where it ran for 903 performances. Thoroughly Modern Millie is a musical with music by Jeanine Tesori, lyrics by Dick S…

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN by Walter McBride

Yesterday, Playwrights Horizons began rehearsals for the world premiere production of RAPTURE, BLISTER, BURN, a new play by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Gian Gionfriddo, dir…

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Review: The Truth Teller by Annabel Baldwin

A murderer comes to the door and asks whether a friend of yours is in the house. You either tell the truth or lie; either way you can’t predict the outcome exactly, but in Kant’s theory …

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Cheers! British Farce One Man, Two Guvnors, Starring James Corden, Opens on Broadway by Broadway.com

The fast-paced British farce One Man, Two Guvnors celebrates its opening night on April 18 at the Music Box Theatre. Nicholas Hytner helms the production, and James Corden stars. Guests e…

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Chariots of Fire to Head to West End's Gielgud Theatre After Hampstead Premiere by Mark Shenton

Chariots of Fire, adapted for the stage by Mike Bartlett from Colin Welland's Oscar-winning screenplay for the 1981 Enigma Productions film of the same name, will transfer to the West En…

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Liza Minnelli Will Remember "Cabaret" On "Access Hollywood Live" by Andrew Gans

Tony and Academy Award-winning entertainer Liza Minnelli, who will be honored with the Douglas Watt Lifetime Achievement Award at the June 4 Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, will appear on &…

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Casting Announced for Limited Off-Broadway Run of Falsettos by Andrew Gans

Off Sides Entertainment, Inc. will join forces with Long Island Crisis Center — Long Island's oldest suicide prevention and crisis intervention agency — and its LGBT youth in…

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Broadway's Beggar Woman Will Reprise Role in Munich Staging of Sweeney Todd by Andrew Gans

Diana DiMarzio, who starred as the Beggar Woman in John Doyle's Tony Award-winning Broadway revival of Sweeney Todd, opposite Patti LuPone and Michael Cerveris, will re-create her perfor…

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Audience Behavioral Problems by BroadwaySpotted

You know what really sucks more than anything? Picture this… You’re at a show on Broadway, or any show really, settled into your seat for the next two hours, you’ve read yo…

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BBB Wishes the Chess Team of PS 318 Congratulations on their National Championship by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Here’s today’s New York Times story on the Bronx middle school students who won the prize. And what better way to celebrate a chess championship than with a video of “Nobod…

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After the Final Curtain with Noreen Heron & Associates at MOTHERHOOD THE MUSICAL by Noreen Heron & Associates

After the Final Curtain with Noreen Heron & Associates at MOTHERHOOD THE MUSICAL After The Final Curtain is a new web-series developed by Chicago based Public Relations, Marketing and A…

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Caryl Churchill: Traps (1977) by George Hunka

First presented at the Royal Court Theatre Upstairs in January 1977, directed by John Ashford and designed by Terry Jacobs. With Catherine Kessler (Syl), Nigel Terry (Jack), Anthony Milner (…

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Pigmeat Markham by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Dewey “Pigmeat” Markham. For the full story on this hilarious character go here. And here he is in a vintage burlesque sketch from 1949, “The Love-…

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Special Cirque du Soleil Offer for LA Locals; Buy 2 Tickets & Save! by Contests

Cirque du Soleil invites you to embark on a journey through the world of cinema - IRIS - Live At Kodak Theatre. Exclusive Offer For Los Angeles Locals - Buy Two Tickets Now And Save 110

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Killer Joe, with Gina Gershon, Matthew McConaughey, to Open Edinburgh International Film Festival by Andy Propst

William Friedkin's film version of Tracy Letts' play Killer Joe will open the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) on June 20. The EIFF will continue through July 1. The …

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Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer Expecting a Child by Andy Propst

Stage veteran Anna Paquin and her husband, actor Stephen Moyer, are expecting a child, according to a report on EW.com. As previously reported, the couple, who met while filming HBO's …

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Emmy Award-Winning Director Paul Bogart Has Died by Dan Bacalzo

Five-time Emmy Award winner Paul Bogart died on Sunday, April 15, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, according to The New York Times. He was 92. Bogart directed the film adaptation of Harvey F…

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The Playwrights: Helen Hayes Awards Nominees Deb Margolin, Jason Lott, and Helen Pafumi by Joel Markowitz by Joel Markowitz

The Playwrights: Deb Margolin, Jason Lott, and Helen Pafumi _____ Joel: Where were you when you found out that you had been nominated for a Helen Hayes Award and what was your first react…

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Girls by The Feminist Spectator

Lena Dunham’s HBO series has been hailed for its sharp, insightful snapshot of 20-something young, white, straight women navigating their New York City lives in a post-Sex and the City mom…

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Ticket Offer: £10 Tickets to Chalet Lines at the Bush Theatre by A Younger Theatre

The Bush Theatre has got a new artistic director, and now we are pleased to see they’ve also got some student and under 26′s nights ahead. So get your Butlins dancing gear on an …

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REVIEW: Now.Here.This by JK

Review of the Sunday, April 15 matinee at the Vineyard Theatre in New York City.  Starring Hunter Bell, Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff and Jeff Bowen.  Book by Hunter Bell and…

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Things We Love: Ausschnitt eines Libellenflügels by Johann Breiner by Tony

Ausschnitt eines Libellenflügels by Johann Breiner Tags: Things We LoveShare this: 

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Evita Joins Superstar in Broadway Revival

She first told you not to cry, Argentina, back in 1978. Now — and how can it be 34 years later already? — Evita Perón, along with Juan and Che, are back for the very first Broadway revi…

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Duels: Peter and the Starcatcher Is Swashbuckling, Uproarious Fun, but Magic/Bird Is an Air Ball by Jesse Oxfeld

'Peter and the Starcatcher.' (Courtesy O & M Co.) Don’t worry too much about Peter Pan and his Lost Boys. They’ve found their way to Broadway, and they’re doing just fine…

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The Big Meal Satisfies, Big Time by Michael Portantiere

Anita Gillette and Tom Bloom in THE BIG MEAL (Photo: Joan Marcus) For reasons too obvious to list here and now, the most thoroughly satisfying new American plays — those that feature s…

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10X10 by Laura Dattaro

10X10 At Fells Point Corner Theatre Through April 29 More at weekly.citypaper.com Fells Point Corner Theatre debuted its 10X10 concept last year. It’s back for this second itera…

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The Whipping Man by Geoffrey Himes

The Whipping Man By Matthew Lopez, Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah At Center Stage through May 13 The cinema has many obvious advantages over live theater: closeups and jump cuts, sp…

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The Memory Vault by Andrea Appleton

If you’ve ever driven past “Baltimore’s Only Black American Museum,” you probably missed it. Located on a side street across from Clifton Park, in a white, vinyl-shingled rowhouse, i…

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A Slow Air by StageGrade

Are critics breathing in "A Slow Air"?

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Peter and the Starcatcher by StageGrade

Do critics think "Peter and the Starcatcher" can fly?

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The Morini Strad by StageGrade

Are critics picking on "The Morini Strad"?

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The Civilians Tell the Story of Divorce by Laura Hedli

In “You Better Sit Down,” the company interviews their own parents The Civilians wanted to write a play about divorce. That much they knew. “I remember being incensed by th…

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Peter and the Starcatcher by Carey Purcell

In the years that have passed since childhood, the magic of a bedtime story has not faded. In fact, its seemingly mystical ability to transform and delight might have grown. And an opportuni…

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End of the Rainbow by Carey Purcell

It’s a love story, but not the kind you would expect to find on Broadway. Peter Quilter’s play End of the Rainbow, which visits Judy Garland close to the end of her life, is a disturbing…

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Social Media Marketing Case Study: Whole Foods by Rebecca Coleman

My world, and my business, are in a constant state of flux. Social Media is still so new, and it changes on an almost daily basis (both G+ and MailChimp recently got overhauls, have you noti…

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'Chariots of Fire' runs to Gielgud

Legit News: Stage version to play in West End from June 22

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I Interview Playwrights Part 441: Ginger Lazarus by Adam Szymkowicz

Ginger Lazarus Hometown: Brookline, MA Current Town: Arlington, MA Q:  Tell me about the play you're doing with Fresh Ink. A:  THE EMBRYOS is about a couple, Mommy and Daddy, …

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Broadway Singer/Songwriters by Intern

Broadway Singer/Songwriters by Morgan Allen One of my favorite things about Broadway is the plethora of talent it possesses and the wide range of voices that are present. I love cast recordi…

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‘Crowns of Shadows: the wake of odysseus’ at Round House Theatre by Pat Davis by Pat Davis

Crown of Shadows: the wake of odysseus, written by Jason Gray Platt and premiering at Round House Theatre, is witty and surprising. Gray Platt, at twenty-seven, is already quite accomplished…

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The Historic Howard Theatre: Past And Future

The Howard Theatre in Washington, DC was built in 1910, and just about every top black entertainer performed on its stage. But it had to shut its doors once the neighborhood fell on hard tim…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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DiVaR Alert: Renée Fleming in Rodelinda on PBS by Sarah B. Roberts

CHECK YOUR LOCAL LISTINGS: Watch GP at the Met: Rodelinda on PBS. See more from Great Performances.Subscribe to my adventures!

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Julia Louis-Dreyfus at TimesTalks by Sarah B. Roberts

photo by Walter McBride Go to TimesTalks' face page to watch the archived livestream of Julia Louis-Dreyfus from February 13th.    Kari and I were there in person. On the…

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The Mikado at Carnegie Hall by Sarah B. Roberts

Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski Last week, I attended the Collegiate Chorale's concert of The Mikado with Theatre Aficionado Kevin Daly.    We had a most marvelous time. &…

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Newsies Sets New Nederlander Theatre Record by Chris Luner

EXTRA! EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT THIS! Disney’s Newsies may be the most talked about new musical of the 2012 Broadway season making and selling headlines. However, these newsboys may be so…

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ANGELS IN AMERICA PART ONE: MILLENNIUM APPROACHES • Stray Dog Theatre by Andrea

"Prepare the way…" -- a supernatural admonition given to a young man in 1985, new to his first lesion of Kaposi's sarcoma, a devastating indication of the AIDS virus.  Meanwhile, a va…

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THEATER BUFF: Constantine Rousouli of “Ghost” by Tom Mizer

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

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Lessons from Saturday's Solving for X by Michael Roderick

On Saturday, a new group came together to take Solving for X, the networking class I have been teaching for the past year. It was a particularly inspiring group, so I thought I'd share with …

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Don't be afraid to change lanes by Michael Roderick

Many folks say that Life is a highway and some even sing about it. I also think it's important to view your career path as a highway and to recognize that there is more than one lane. You ma…

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Review: The Histrionic by Alison Croggon

The Malthouse/Sydney Theatre Company production of Thomas Bernhard's 1984 play The Histrionic is, apparently, the first professional production of Bernhard's work anywhere in Australia. The …

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Photo Coverage: Corbin Bleu's First Curtain Call in GODSPELL; Plus Cast Party Photos! by Jennifer Broski

The company of Broadway's first-ever revival of Stephen Schwartz's rock musical GODSPELL welcomed a new leading man -- stage and screen star Corbin Bleu Disney's High School Musical, Broadwa…

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Feature: INTERVIEW: Bebe Neuwirth Has a Sweet Midsummer Night's Dream by Edward Karam

The Tony Award-winning star discusses her roles in Classic Stage Company's production of Shakespeare's comedy, her new CD, Porcelain, and returning to television.

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Off to On Broadway Transfers by Elyse Sommer

 The Risks and  Rewards  of  Moving a  Show from Off Broadway  to  Broadway  There  isn't a show that  opens  at  a &nbs…

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Matthew Morrison on Glee BIO Special HD by MatthewMorrison.net

Matthew Morrison on Glee BIO Special HD From: matthewmorrisonnet Views: 87 0 ratings Time: 01:31 More in Autos & Vehicles

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WICKED Scenery: Design Concept by Wicked

WICKED's Tony-Award winning stage design is seen in productions all around the world. Get an inside look at the talented artists who set the stage for the most Popular show on Broadway.

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Bramwell Tovey on the 2012 Summertime Classics Concerts by New York Philharmonic

Bramwell Tovey discusses the 2012 "Summertime Classics."

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Rock of Ages 30 Second TV Spot by Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages 30 Second TV Spot ROA 30 Second TV Spot From: rockofagesmusical Views: 16 1 ratings Time: 00:31 More in Entertainment

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Rock of Ages 15 Second TV Spot by Rock of Ages

Rock of Ages 15 Second TV Spot ROA 15 Second TV Spot From: rockofagesmusical Views: 21 1 ratings Time: 00:16 More in Entertainment

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Broadway Theater Review: THE BEST MAN by Gore Vidal (Schoenfeld Theatre) by Harvey Perr

POLITICS AS USUAL Given the nastiness of the recent Republican primary debates and a sense of even worse nastiness to come with the next election, it is no surprise that thoughts of reviving…

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Natalie Douglas “Freedom Songs” at Birdland by Sandi Durell

  My View by Stephen Sorokoff I always have the same experience at a Natalie Douglas Cabaret Show.  There’s a whole lot of love going back and forth between audience and artist.  I …

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Theater Season is in Full Swing: Micro Reviews of the Newest Broadway Shows by Suzanna Bowling

Theater Season is in Full Swing: Micro Reviews of the Newest Broadway Shows: The award season is upon us and so is the opening of shows en mass. T2C will try to help you maneuver your way ar…

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Union Files Complaint Against Dance Theater of Harlem by Daniel J. Wakin

The union, the American Guild of Musical Artists, charged that Dance Theater of Harlem broke a promise to keep its revised company unionized.

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Stephen Byrd: Developing a Multiracial 'Desire'

The producer of the all-black, all-star "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" takes on Tennessee Williams's "A Streetcar Named Desire."

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Lay Low from Lysistrata Jones by Lysistrata Jones

Lay Low from Lysistrata Jones The guys plan on laying low in Lysistrata Jones on Broadway! From: LysistrataJones Views: 15 0 ratings Time: 01:05 More in Entertainment

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Woody Sez at the A.R.T. by American Repertory Theater

Woody Sez at the A.R.T. Starts May 5th! Woody Guthrie is a musical hero of legendary proportion who transformed folk music into a vehicle for social protest and evoked the restless spirit …

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Former BBC London HQ to be turned into pop-up theatre by Alistair Smith

Pop-up company Theatre Delicatessen is to take over the former BBC London offices in Marylebone for an immersive staging of Henry V this summer.

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A Star is Born in End of the Rainbow - Now on Broadway by End of the Rainbow

Time Magazine raves, "As much as you will hear about Tracie Bennett's extraordinary performance, she surpasses it." "Judy Garland is very much alive" (AP) in Peter Quilter's emotional powerh…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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NBC’s ‘SMASH’ MAKE A MUSICAL’s 2nd Visit – W.H. Oliver Middle School, Nashville by Cindy Ripley

W.H. Oliver Middle School Nashville, TN Reported by: Cindy Ripley, iTheatrics Senior Education Associate, Resident Master Teacher April 1, 2012 Middle School kids like Raymond and Khadijah f…

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BWW's On This Day - April 18, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Chariots of Fire confirms West End transfer by Alistair Smith

The new stage version of Chariots of Fire will transfer into the West End this summer, following its run at London's Hampstead Theatre.

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New leadership team appointed at Colchester Mercury by Natalie Woolman

Daniel Buckroyd and Theresa Veith have been appointed artistic director and executive director of Colchester's Mercury Theatre respectively.

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Offer: 241 tickets for BLUE HEART AFTERNOON at the Hampstead Downstairs

241 tickets for all performances until 28 April of Blue Heart Afternoon at the Hampstead Downstairs

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Review: Richard III (RSC) ****

The first time I saw Richard III was the now iconic National Theatre production with Ian McKellan. I remember the experience vividly – and recall very clearly that I left the theatre u…

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I Believe... by Don Hall

...that, every once in a while, I need to remind myself to NOT perform while drinking. Unfortunately, the only reminder that sticks is performing while drinking. Vicious cycle......that, i…

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BROADWAY OPENING: One Man, Two Guvnors at the Music Box Theater by Dan Bacalzo

The Broadway production of One Man, Two Guvnors opens at the Music Box Theatre on Wednesday, April 18. Nicholas Hytner directs Richard Bean's comedy, which is based on Carlo Goldoni&ap…

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PHOTO FLASH: Corbin Bleu Celebrates His Opening Night in Broadway's Godspell by David Gordon

The Broadway revival of Godspell welcomed Corbin Bleu to the company Tuesday, April 17 with a post-performance celebration at Tony's di Napoli Restaurant. Bleu, who was last seen on B…

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Review: Birds of a Feather by Peter Holland

In 1989, the famous Irving Berlin tune ‘What’ll I do’ (sung by Berlin himsel) rang out across the UK for 102 episodes of TV sitcom Birds of a Feather. The show charted the live…

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Review: Gypsy by Peter Holland

In a time when everyone wants to be famous, with shows such as Britain’s Got Talent and The X Factor showcasing younger and younger talent each series, you can’t help but imagine a pushy…

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The Book of Mormon by Dominic

The multi-Tony Award winning musical ‘The Book of Mormon’ is set to be transferring across the pond, arriving at the Prince of Wales Theatre in early 2013. Although the show was …

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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News: Hampstead's Chariots of Fire confirms West End transfer, 22 Jun

As previously tipped by Whatsonstage.com, Mike Bartlett's stage adaptation of Chariots of Fire will transfer to the West End's Gielgud Theatre from 22 June 2012. The production is initially …

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Beyond Ballets Russes II, Coliseum, London

The ghosts of two great dancers were present in ENB's second programme inspired by Ballets Russes, writes Clement Crisp

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Mary Rose, Riverside Studios, London

An aching sense of loss comes over in this touching revival of JM Barrie's ghost story, Sarah Hemming writes

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Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Schoenfeld Theatre, New York

Gore Vidal's story of two presidential candidates features a company of highly skilled actors in an evening of satisfying pleasures, writes Brendan Lemon

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A marriage of the artistic and the financial

Interviw with Loretta Tomasi, chief executive of English National Opera

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Das Fräulein von S., Opernhaus, Stuttgart

Christian Spuck's new three-acter for Stuttgart Ballet is a murder mystery in the style of William Forsythe, Laura Cappelle writes

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Evita, Marquis Theater, New York

The sumptuousness of Michael Grandage's production, including Rob Ashford's sensual, tango-heavy choreography, is very welcome, writes Brendan Lemon

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Parsifal, Barbican, London

Valery Gergiev's concert with his St Petersburg's Mariinsky Theatre colleagues reflects the good, old-fashioned ensemble principle, writes Andrew Clark

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

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

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Royal Ballet Triple Bill, Royal Opera House, London

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

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Uncle Vanya, Minerva Studio, Chichester

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

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Matilda the Musical scoops seven awards

The Royal Shakespeare Company's interpretation of Roald Dahl's novel was also awarded Best Actress in a Musical for its young actresses

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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DWTS Season 14 Week 5 - Performances and Results - Nick Lazzarini Dancing with the Stars Recap by DanceOn

DWTS Season 14 Week 5 - Performances and Results - Nick Lazzarini Dancing with the Stars Recap Dancing with the Stars (DWTS) season 14 week 5 performances were on April 16, 2012, and we hav…

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Lana McKissack - Commentary to Dance Showdown Ep. 2 by DanceOn

Lana McKissack - Commentary to Dance Showdown Ep. 2 New episode every Thursday! Subscribe: ‪http://bit.ly/HMtGu2‬
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SeaNanners - Commentary to Dance Showdown Ep. 2 by DanceOn

SeaNanners - Commentary to Dance Showdown Ep. 2 New episode every Thursday! Subscribe: ‪http://bit.ly/HMtGu2‬
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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Opera with art at its heart

Serge Dorny's success as head of Opéra de Lyon is based on creative foundations, writes Andrew Clark

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Men in Motion, Sadler's Wells, London

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

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Moon on a Rainbow Shawl, National Theatre, London

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

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Death of a Salesman, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York

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

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Coppélia, Coliseum, London

The great joy of Birmingham Royal Ballet's delightful 'Coppélia' was the playing of Michael O'Hare, writes Clement Crisp

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Play House/Definitely the Bahamas, Orange Tree Theatre, London

A couple's fantasy life is tinged with ennui and a family sweeps nastiness under the suburban carpet in this Martin Crimp double bill, writes Alexander Gilmour

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Nrityagram Ensemble, Joyce Theater, New York

How classical Indian dance can speak in today's language without being wrenched from its foundation. By Apollinaire Scherr

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Sweeney Todd, Adelphi Theatre, London

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

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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, Royal Opera House, London

Fine performances cannot hide the fact that Christopher Wheeldon's ballet is fundamentally misconceived, writes Clement Crisp

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The Master and Margarita, Barbican Theatre, London

Simon McBurney's production cogently persuades you of the novel's peculiar, compelling power, but ultimately does not convey it, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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'Flamenco is part of our identity'

Loewe's creative director Stuart Vevers talks to flamenco dancer and choreographer Maria Pagés about tradition and creativity

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Beyond Ballets Russes, Coliseum, London

This programme from English National Ballet's brief season would have delighted Diaghilev, the man who inspired it, writes Clement Crisp

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Filumena, Almeida Theatre, London

Samantha Spiro crackles with electricity in her portrayal of the former prostitute of the play's title, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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After Miss Julie, Young Vic, London

This revival of Patrick Marber's play, updated from the Strindberg original, is a potent exploration of a frenzied night, writes Sarah Hemming

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Vera Vera Vera, Royal Court Jerwood Theatre Upstairs, London

An otherwise straightforward Royal Court drama is distinguished by its oblique associations with Britain's past, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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‘Horse’ declares war by Michael Riedel

Broadway’s biggest and most aggressive vulture right now has hoofs, flanks and a mane. He’s called Joey, but don’t be taken in by that gentle-sounding name. This creature is stalking S…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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"Lost" Inge Play Off the Main Road, Featuring Annalee Jefferies and Nicole Lowrance, Staged in KS April 18 by Adam Hetrick

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

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PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: APRIL 18 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley and Ernio Hernandez

1936 In Irwin Shaw's Bury the Dead the task becomes impossible as the six dead soldiers refuse the grave. This one-act protest against the war will run three months at the Ethel Barrymor…

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Dark Family Drama Ninth and Joanie, With Bob Glaudini and Kevin Corrigan, Opens Off-Broadway April 18 by Adam Hetrick

Bob Glaudini and Kevin Corrigan are a father and son grappling with their past, present and uncertain future in the world premiere of Brett C. Leonard's Philadelphia-set drama Ninth and …

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PLAYBILL PICKS: Tennessee Williams' Five Most Memorable Divas by Robert Simonson

Tennessee Williams' Blanche DuBois, living on the fumes of the romantic past, is back on Broadway in A Streetcar Named Desire. It seems a perfect time to choose five of our favorite Will…

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Off-Broadway's Perfect Crime Marks 25 Years of Performances April 18 by Adam Hetrick

The long-running Off-Broadway thriller Perfect Crime, which first opened in 1987, celebrates its 25th anniversary April 18 at the Snapple Theater Center.

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Food, Glorious, Food! One Man, Two Guvnors, a London Slapstick Hit, Opens On Broadway April 18 by Kenneth Jones

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 — opens April 18 followin…

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Off-Broadway NFL Drama Headstrong, Starring Alexander Gemignani, Begins April 18 by Adam Hetrick

Alexander Gemignani is part of the world premiere of Patrick Link's drama Headstrong, about the risks associated with one of America's favorite sports, which begins previews April 18…

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Maly Drama Theatre of St. Petersburg's Three Sisters Debuts at BAM April 18 by Adam Hetrick

New York audiences are treated to Chekhov's Three Sisters, performed in its native Russian by the Maly Drama Theatre of St. Petersburg, beginning April 18 at the Brooklyn Acade…

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The Lion King Plays 6,000th Broadway Performance April 18 by Andrew Gans

Disney's The Lion King, which recently surpassed The Phantom of the Opera as the highest-grossing Broadway show in history, plays its 6,000th performance in New York City April 18 at 2 P…

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Media Theatre's Spring Awakening Begins Limited Run April 18 by Andrew Gans

The Media Theatre's production of the Tony-winning musical Spring Awakening plays the Philadelphia venue April 18-May 20.

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Bring on the Men: Betty Buckley Offers Acclaimed Concert Act in Fort Worth Beginning April 18 by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, who recently thrilled the Broadway Backwards audience with her medley of Sweeney Todd tunes, brings her critically acclaimed concert act, Ah, Men! The Boys o…

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Jimmy Maize's Reconceived Spoon River Anthology, With Cast of 100, Begins April 18 at the Riverside Theatre by Michael Gioia

Edgar Lee Masters' The Spoon River Anthology receives a new production, conceived and directed by Jimmy Maize and featuring a cast of 100 performers, beginning April 18 at the Riverside …

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James Naughton, Jan Maxwell, Annie Golden, Christian Campbell Sing from The Breithaupt Brothers Songbook April 18 by Andrew Gans

A host of theatre favorites take part in The Breithaupt Brothers Songbook Revue, featuring the work of composer Don Breithaupt and lyricist Jeff Breithaupt, April 18 at Joe's Pub.

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Enid Futterman by League of Professional Theatre Women

Lyricist/Book Writer Claverack, New York USA I love theaters almost as much as I love theater, especially old theaters, especially endangered old theaters. I was arrested standing next to Su…

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CPC's Video of The Week, April 18, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

The creation of Jupiter's Eagle for Stratford's upcoming production of Cymbeline directed by Antoni Cimolino."Our pleasure his full fortune doth confine:and so, away: no further with yo…

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Meryl Streep to Play Shakespeare’s Juliet

Opposite Kevin Kline's Romeo.-- Delivered by Feed43 service

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Broadway Theaters Move Start Times Earlier by Stan Alcorn

Broadway theaters are bucking tradition with the start times of their shows. In the past few years, many theaters have moved up their weekday curtains to 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. from the usual …

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