Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: Violet

Sutton Foster stars in the Broadway premiere of Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley's 1997 musical.

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'Violet' review: Sutton Foster in glorious musical

The new Broadway musical we've been waiting for has arrived. There's only one problem. "Violet," the deeply original, tough but romantic thrill of a show starring the smashing Sutton Foster,…

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'The Cripple of Inishmaan' review: Daniel Radcliffe excels

Here he is, back on Broadway after his daring 2008 New York debut in "Equus" and his equally courageous, in a different way, 2011 musical-comedy turn in "How to Succeed in Business Without R…

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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"Inishmaan" Review: Daniel Radcliffe Appeals in Return to Broadway by Robert Kahn

"The Cripple of Inishmaan” makes an appealing Broadway transfer, with the "Harry Potter" star as the wounded dreamer of the title.

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Daniel Radcliffe Goes Deeper and Darker in Broadway’s ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ by Gordon Cox

Before audience members at the April 20 opening of Broadway’s “The Cripple of Inishmaan” could congratulate Daniel Radcliffe on his performance, they had to get a stupid q…

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Daniel Radcliffe's 'Crippled' Role Reaches Out To The Remote

Harry Potter no longer, Daniel Radcliffe spends considerable time devoted to the stage. His latest Broadway role is in the Cripple of Inishmaan, a dark comedy about an isolated Irish communi…

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Broadway Review: ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’ Starring Daniel Radcliffe by Gordon Cox

In “The Cripple of Inishmaan,” Martin McDonagh’s sublime tragi-comedy about life on Ireland’s desolate Aran Islands, there are two old biddies who desperately dote on…

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Call Answered: Facetime interview with the cast of Gay Camp by Call Me Adam

Call Answered: Facetime interview with the cast of Gay Camp! "Call Me Adam" went downtown to NYC's legendary Duplex Cabaret Theatre to chat with the cast of Gay Camp, the hilarious hit Frin…

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Review: B'way's 'Violet' shows beauty in its score by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- Some musicals are big and brassy, calling out for attention with their razzle-dazzle and sassy sets. Others are more demure, letting their simple beauty shine. How appro…

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Alice Childress' 'Trouble in Mind' remains relevant in Red Bank by Ronni Reich

At Two River Theater, Jade King Carroll directs a thoughtprovoking production that gives due attention to Childress, one of the first African-American women to have a play produced in New Yo…

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'The Velocity of Autumn' chronicles one volatile granny by Ronni Reich

Eric Coble's new play starring Estelle Parsons and Stephen Spinella opens on Broadway tomorrow

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The Cripple of Inishmaan | Cort Theatre | Plays & Shows | Time Out New York by David Cote

Profiles of playwright Martin McDonagh report how, in 1994, the young Anglo-Irish scribe holed up in his childhood home and cranked out the drafts of seven plays in an incredible nine months…

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Violet | American Airlines Theatre | Plays & Shows | Time Out New York by Adam Feldman

Sutton Foster takes a trip to beautiful in Violet, but the journey matters more than the destination. Adapted from Doris Betts’s short story “The Ugliest Pilgrim,” Jeanine Tesori and B…

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For thee Shakespeare giveth Chicago events

Tuesday marks William Shakespeare’s 450th birthday, and you can bet it will not go unnoticed in Chicago, or the rest of the world. Here are a few different ways to pay homage to the writer…

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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The Velocity of Autumn by Doug Marino

The weather outside may be delightful, but folks, Autumn has no velocity.  It's a magnificent story with a perfectly cast leading lady that should be told in 35 minutes - tops.  Th…

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Violet: Theater Review by David Rooney

Two-time Tony winner and "Bunheads" star Sutton Foster plays the title role in this 1964-set musical about a disfigured North Carolina farm girl's quest for transformation.read more

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Fuse Remembrance: The Late Joe Cook and His Chance to Record “The Twist” by Gerald Peary

Little Joe Cook, who died last week at 91, somehow turned his one Top-40 rock hit, 1957’s “Peanuts,” into the centerpiece of a never-ending Cantab Lounge gig.

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THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN, Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Opens Tonight! by BroadwayWorld

The Michael Grandage Company production of The Cripple of Inishmaan, by Martin McDonagh, starring Daniel Radcliffe and the critically acclaimed West End cast opens today at the Cort Theatre …

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VIOLET, Starring Sutton Foster, Opens Tonight! by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Violet, starring Sutton Foster, Colin Donnell, Alexander Gemignani and Joshua Henry, officially opens tonight at the American Airlines Theatre on B…

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Confirmed! Christina Aguilera Is EVITA For BROADWAY 4D; Aguilera & Nigel Wright Comment by Pat Cerasaro

International pop superstar and notable THE VOICE judge Christina Aguilera will essay one of the most iconic musical theatre roles of all time byway of her casting in a new Broadway-themed f…

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BWW Spotlights VIOLET Star Sutton Foster's Blooming Career by BroadwayWorld

In honor of VIOLET's opening on Broadway tonight, BroadwayWorld is highlighting Tony Award-winning actress Sutton Foster's body of work

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Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/19, Part 2- NEWSIES Get Mischievous, Shows Close, and More! by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our April 19th SIP round-up Check out part one HERE.

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Review Roundup: THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN Opens on Broadway - Updating Live! by Review Roundups

The Michael Grandage Company production ofThe Cripple of Inishmaan, by Martin McDonagh, starring Daniel Radcliffe and the critically acclaimed West End cast opens today at the Cort Theatre 1…

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Neil Patrick Harris Did Not Curse Fan at HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH by BroadwayWorld

During Saturday's performance of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, a fan called out to Neil Patrick Harris, saying, 'We Love You Neil' Harris reportedly responded angrily with, 'I'm doing somethin…

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VIDEO: Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen Play The Newlywed Game by Stage Tube

Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen got together and played The Newlywed Game. The two have been long-time friends but, even so, they have trouble answering questions about each other. W…

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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VIOLET - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

Special effects don’t get much more special than in Violet, the Brian Crawley–Jeanine Tesori musical that just opened at the American Airlines in a scintillating Roundabout Theatre Compa…

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Palm Beach Dramaworks "Dividing the Estate" by Jeffrey Bruce

Serious theatre is so rare these days, with the plethora of glitz, laser shows and, not to mention, the ubiquitous chandeliers and helicopters ... But, sometimes there is hope.

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Less Is More In Big Green Theater by Andy Horwitz

Lily Padilla talks to Superhero Clubhouse's Jeremy Pickard about The Big Green Theater Festival coming up April 26 & 27 at The Bushwick Starr.

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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THE MYSTERIES - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Howard Miller

Best brush up on your Bible stories and make sure you are well rested before heading out to the Flea Theater and director Ed Sylvanus Iskandar’s breathtaking and boldly conceived productio…

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Review: A Shop of Stories by Michael Block

The items in pawn shops always have a story. Whether they have sentimental value to the original owner or are rich in price, they meant something to someone once. But what about the history …

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Arts calendar: an exploration of Charles Ives, a first-ever art and antiques show

CLASSICAL MUSIC Charles Ives Even though Charles Ives died more than a half-century ago, the idiosyncratic, distinctly American music of the modernist composer can still be enigmatic and elu…

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School drama educates about how teachers are tested

HEDY WEISS: Stage Left and Theatre Seven present the world premiere of Joe Zarrow’s “Principal Principle,” a story set in a Chicago public school that nails the issues with an ideal mi…

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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The Cripple of Inishmaan: Theater Review by David Rooney

Daniel Radcliffe stars in Martin McDonagh's corrosive comedy, set in a tiny Aran Island community in 1934, abuzz with news of a film crew descending on neighboring Inishmore.read more

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THE CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

Can you ever believe your ears? In the Michael Grandage Company production of The Cripple of Inishmaan, which just opened at the Cort following a London run last year, the answer would seem …

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Review: The Cripple of Inishmaan

Unending sadness? Jam-packed with laughs? It must be Irish!

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Review: Depraved New World (Second City) by Scotty Zacher

Depraved New World delivers the laughs, whether they’re rooted in whipsmart satire or lowest-common-denominator sex jokes. You won't be disappointed. Director Mick Napier’s exploration o…

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill a Billie Holiday Tribute in Style by Suzanna Bowling

Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill a Billie Holiday Tribute in Style: Billie Holiday is considered one of the greatest jazz singers of the last century. Audra McDonald is one of the great…

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The Tower by Theasy.com

The Tower Off Off Broadway, Standard Toykraft, AntiMatter Collective Reviewed by Weston Clay BOTTOM LINE: A strange and psychedelic retelling of the events of the Donner Party. In a Taro…

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Review: Belleville is an unusually penetrating melodrama by Robert Cushman

Two plays have now opened in Toronto in rapid succession in which a character’s stubbing a toe turns out to be a defining moment

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Daniel Radcliffe's 'Crippled' Role Reaches Out To The Remote

Harry Potter no longer, Daniel Radcliffe spends considerable time devoted to the stage. His latest Broadway role is in the Cripple of Inishmaan, a dark comedy about an isolated Irish communi…

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The Gospel According to...Peter Sansbury by Michael Block

Name: Peter SansburyHometown: Larchmont, New YorkEducation: Syracuse University Who do you play in The Mysteries?: Noah and JudasTell us about The Mysteries: I would if I could, but no words…

Linked From TheaterInTheNow at 02:17PM
Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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I Interview Playwrights Part 653: Joshua H. Cohen by Adam Szymkowicz

Joshua H. Cohen Hometown: East Greenwich, RI Current Town: New York, NY. Hudson Heights. I can see the GW Bridge from my bedroom. Q:  What are you working on now?  A:  I…

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at noon (Broadway Time)
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NINE DAIES WONDER Snape, now touring by Libby Purves

DANCING UP A STORM ON THE OLD NORWICH ROAD In a brief opening, Shakespeare quarrels with his favourite clown Will Kemp: creator of Faltaff, Feste and the rest. He resents the ad-libbing. “…

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What I Love: Linda Lavin, by Day and by Night by Dan Shaw

The actress lives in not one but two apartments in New York.

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Theater Review | Connecticut: A Review of ‘Somewhere’ at Hartford Stage by Sylviane Gold

“West Side Story” has great meaning for the writer, and the characters, of “Somewhere,” now at Hartford Stage.

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Theater Review | New Jersey: A Review of ‘Trouble in Mind’ at Two River Theater in Red Bank by Michael Sommers

“Trouble in Mind,” a 1955 comedy-drama by Alice Childress, is about racism in the theater world and has been rediscovered in recent years.

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The Gospel According to...Sarah M. White by Michael Block

Name: Sarah M. WhiteHometown: Cincinnati, OHEducation: BFA in Musical Theatre from Ball State University (Magna Cum Laude)Who do you play in The Mysteries?: an AngelTell us about The Mysteri…

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Interview: Shane Shambhu, artistic director, Altered Skin by TheatreVOICE

Interview: Shane Shambhu. The artistic director of Altered Skin, whose physical theatre show, Power Games, is on a UK tour, talks to Suman Bhuchar about the nature of the company's work. Rec…

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Fuse Film Review: John Hubley Centennial — America’s Indispensable Designer of Animated Films by Betsy Sherman

John Hubley was a dominant force in bringing animation out of the studio system and onto the drawing boards of individual artists . His life story is also an entryway into the social histor…

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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The Sunday Giveaway: Two Tickets to Sex Tips For Straight Women From a Gay Man! by Ken Davenport

Boy, when I was a kid, I had to hide my radio under my covers to listen to Dr. Ruth to get my “sex tips.”  And now, you can learn everything you wanted to know but were afraid t…

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Playwrights in the Community—Building Momentum at South Coast Repertory by HowlRound

By Kelly Miller. There is a community and artistic engagement revolution happening at South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa, California right now. And it’s being led by our playwrights. Jos…

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Whose Your Favorite Broadway Easter Bunny – Choose Below by Broadway Reviewed

There have been a ton of random times when a Broadway Baby has become a Broadway Bunny for a role.  The range goes from Harvey Fierstein to Bette Midler and a ton of others.  What better w…

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BULLETS OVER BROADWAY – 1920’S madcap musical by Oscar E Moore

Woody Allen.  Susan Stroman.  High hopes.  But BULLETS OVER BROADWAY the jukebox musical adaptation of Mr. Allen’s film (with Douglas McGrath) is a potpourri, pot luck production harkin…

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Bullets Over Broadway - is a musical puzzle where some of the pieces fit beautifully and others don’t. by Oscar E. Moore

The show stopping Gangster Tap “Tain’t Nobody’s Biz-ness If I Do” is headed by the real star of the show Nick Cordero as Cheech

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Critique of the Week by Colin Mitchell

Jennifer K. Hugus of The Los Angeles Beat has an interesting “reviewing” style, sort of a “first person eye witness account” of the show she’s seen. Sometimes s…

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Opening Tonight on Broadway: ‘Violet’ Starring Sutton Foster by Dcontray

View the Full Article on NewYork.com

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/19/2014

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4192014.

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Alice Ripley Auctions Unique Original Art On Ebay by Pat Cerasaro

Following the success of the last auction, Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Alice Ripley has kicked off yet another online auction featuring a wide range of intriguing musical theatre m…

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Stars of Vaudeville #864: Sidney Lanfield by Trav S.D.

  Today is the birthday of Sidney Lanfield (1898-1972). Lanfield was a jazz musician and comedian in vaudeville before being hired as a gag writer for silent comedies by the Fox Film Corpor…

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Hottest Articles on BWW from Saturday, Apr. 19

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Harold Lloyd in “Girl Shy” by Trav S.D.

  Today is the anniversary of the release date of Harold Lloyd’s hilarious 1924 classic Girl Shy.  In my opinion, Girl Shy has one of the best climaxes of any Hollywood m…

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Preview Of New SAILOR MOON Stage Musical To Be Livestreamed At 20th Anniversary Event, 4/27 by Pat Cerasaro

A brand new stage musical based on the super-successful long-running Japanese anime series SAILOR MOON is set to premiere later this year in Tokyo according to a new post on the official sit…

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Movie Pioneer Sigmund Lubin by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of motion picture pioneer Sigmund Lubin (Siegmund Lubszynski, 1851-1923). originally an optometrist, he invented his own version of the movie camera/ projector apparatu…

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STAGE TUBE: Must Watch! More RENT from IF/THEN; Idina Sings 'Take Me or Leave Me' with Lucky Audience Members! by Stage Tube

After making us squeal with delight earlier this month by singing 'Seasons of Love', the cast of IFTHEN has blown our minds again, this time with Idina Menzel singing 'Take Me or Leave Me' w…

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Laurel and Hardy in “Big Business” by Trav S.D.

  Today is the anniversary of the release date of one of the funniest comedies of all time, the silent Laurel and Hardy short Big Business (1929). In Big Business  the pair are a couple …

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BWW's On This Day - April 20, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- LES MISERABLES' New Bad Guy, Will Swenson! by Richard Ridge

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang ou…

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STAGE TUBE: MURDER FOR TWO Welcomes VIOLET to Broadway! by Stage Tube

In the video below, the writers of MURDER FOR TWO play one of the songs they so totally, absolutely wrote from the new Broadway hit, Violet Check it out below

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Arts Collective’s “What Improv Group?!?!” Spring Fling Friday, April 4! by Guest Author

Arts Collective’s “What Improv Group?!?!” Spring Fling Friday, April 4! Improv troupe rounds out its out-of-control successful 3-show season with a Spring Themed Improv Show featuring …

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Critique of the Week – Runner Up by Colin Mitchell

What I love most about this review is that although Rose clearly was not thrilled with this show, her review actually makes me want to go and see it. TASTE Rose Desena – The Los Angele…

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Arcadia review Tom Stoppard's lofty drama given a flaming warmth by Lyn Gardner

Tobacco Factory, BristolAndrew Hilton's unaffected revival of the Tom Stoppard play brings out the human side to counterbalance its many dancing ideasTwenty-one years young, Tom Stoppard's d…

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Century of Slapstick #34: Twenty Minutes of Love by Trav S.D.

  Today marks the 100 anniversary of the release date of the Charlie Chaplin comedy Twenty Minutes of Love. This one is notable for being the first movie Charlie had a hand in directing. A…

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The Marriage of Figaro Joins The Barber of Seville in Repertory by Bob Rendell

The Marriage of Figaro is the finest production of any play that I have seen in New Jersey this entire season.

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The Mystery of Irma Vep – Werewolves, Mummies, Vampires – Oh My! by Sandi Durell

      By: Sandi Durell       In Red Bull Theater Company’s current revival of The Mystery of Irma Vep, at the Lucille Lortel Theare, ridiculousness rules in..…

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A real Tudor murder story rekindled by Laura Thompson

Did Shakespeare write fearless black comedy Arden of Faversham?

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Revitalized "South Pacific" in Peak Form by Bob Rendell

Everything has come up all aces for the Paper Mill Playhouse and its fresh as a daisy new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "South Pacific."

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Unexpected Stage Company Launches 5th Season with ‘Especially Unexpected Improv Fest’ on Sat 5/3@7 by Guest Author

UNEXPECTED STAGE COMPANY LAUNCHES MILESTONE SEASON WITH IMPROV FEST ON MAY 3rd 5th season to feature Kooman and Dimond’s touching musical Dani Girl and Marc Goldsmith’s award-winning co…

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Los Angeles Dance Review: PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY (Dorothy Chandler Pavilion) by Tony Frankel

TAYLOR-MADE When a visiting dance company plays Los Angeles, it usually offers pieces which cover both the old and the new. And so it is with Paul Taylor, who presented last weekend at the C…

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Chicago Theater Review: THE PRESIDENT (Oracle) by Lawrence Bommer

RECRUITING FOR THE 1% Hungarian playwright Ferenc Molnár is much better known for the spindrift, gossamer pleasures of his Liliom (which inspired Carousel) and The Good Fairy (which gave u…

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'The Velocity of Autumn': How Cleveland playwright Eric Coble brought his emotional high-wire act to Broadway by Andrea Simakis

"I've had so many audience members come up and say, I've got to bring my son to this, I've got bring my mother to this. Now I think I know how to talk to my mom -- I think I'll talk to …

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Let’s celebrate a major Shakespearean anniversary

In four days will arrive the 450th anniversary of the birth of the greatest playwright, poet and wordmaker who ever trod the earthly stage.

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Souvenir shirt for 'Of Mice and Men' fits show to a tee by Joe Dziemianowicz

It’s a Broadway win-win I didn’t expect: Loved the show — adore the T-shirt.

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WATCH: Mark Ruffalo’s Voice Is a Cure in ‘The Normal Heart’ Trailer by Maane Khatchatourian

The promos for Ryan Murphy’s HBO drama keeping getting more and more powerful. The first full trailer shows Mark Ruffalo, his onscreen partner Matt Bomer and Julia Roberts fight to rai…

Linked From Variety at 08:13AM

The 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition by Suzanna Bowling

The 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition: The 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition returns with the companies of Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring productions offering skits, son…

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The Wild Party Swings by Suzanna Bowling

The Wild Party Swings: The Wild Party Swung as Andrew Lippa Met Charlie Rosen’s Broadway Big Band at 54 Below

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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‘Peter Pan’ at The Washington Ballet at The Kennedy Center by Leslie Weisman

If you have a child or grandchild you’d like to introduce to ballet, does The Washington Ballet has a show for you. Artistic Director Septime Webre’s Peter Pan is a cherry lollipop …

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Neil Patrick Harris yells at fan mid-performance | Page Six by Ian Mohr

Neil Patrick Harris had a profane message for a besotted fan who disrupted his Broadway show “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Alvin Ailey Dance Theater gets a 'Lift'

The popular company will perform a new piece by quirky choreographer Aszure Barton next weekend at the Fox Theatre.

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Review: La Traviata (Royal Opera)

Diana Damrau is sensational as Violetta at The Royal Opera

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New Theater Company Partners In Arsht’s Next Season Plus Zoetic, UM & House Theatre by Bill Hirschman

Miami-born siblings Natalie and JJ Caruncho, pursuing careers in New York, have created a company whose first production will be Stephen Sondheim’s musical Into The Woods as part of the Ar…

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King Charles III London Underground theatre poster pixelated amid fears it might cause offence

“The Queen is dead: after a lifetime of waiting, the prince ascends the throne. A future of power. But how to rule?”

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Israel's Protest Queen Daphni Leef Isn't Prime Minister — Yet

Daphni Leef spearheaded the social protests in Israel in 2011. The fact that she’s working in a beauty parlor instead of the Knesset astonishes Tuvia Tenenbom. Click here for the rest …

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Fierstein play explores hidden secrets of cross dressing by Elisabeth Vincentelli

You’d think that of all people, Harvey Fierstein would know about men in frocks. From his Tony-winning play “Torch Song Trilogy” in the 1980s through his books for the musicals...

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Incoming Festival preview: Awkward City by Eleanor Turney

“If you could hold on to one memory for the rest of your life, which one would you choose?” This is the question at the heart of Dissolve. Awkward City’s latest production jour…

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Interviews: Ukweli Roach: dancer and actor by Kevin Berry

Breakin’ Convention, the international festival of hip hop theatre, bursts into action over the May bank holiday weekend at Sadler’s Wells in London. Dancer/actor Ukweli Roach will be ma…

Linked From The Stage at 05:31AM
Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Meryl Streep? by Frank Rizzo

For nearly 40 years, Meryl Streep has been making her mark on stage, screen and television, becoming a familiar presence in our entertainment lives. But how much do you really know about the…

Linked From Hartford Courant at 03:31AM
Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Daniel Radcliffe continues to grow, takes on a new Broadway role by The Associated Press

The one thing Daniel Radcliffe always has to adjust to whenever he's on stage in America is how happy Americans are to see Daniel Radcliffe onstage.

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Relative Values, Harold Pinter Theatre: 'exquisite and stylish' by Tim Walker

Patricia Hodge is superb in this revival of Noël Coward's Relative Values - but Rory Bremner lets everyone down, says Tim Walker

Linked From The Telegraph at 02:30AM
Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre of dreams: onstage with the Big House players by John Mulholland

A group of young adults prepares to perform a play about their lives. The remarkable, stirring and sometimes disturbing narrative is their collective story. John Mulholland spends 12 weeks w…

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Opening Night: Daniel Radcliffe Returns to Broadway in Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishmaan, Which Opens Today

The Harry Potter star reprises his performance in Michael Grandage's West End production of the dark comedy.

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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They've Arrived! Cheers to Sutton Foster & the Cast of Violet on Opening Night by Ryan McPhee

Let Sutton Foster sing! The Roundabout production of Jeanine Tesori and Brian Crawley’s Violet opens officially on April 20, directed by Leigh Silverman. To celebrate, Broadway.com …

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Billy’s Broadway Bow! The Cripple of Inishmaan, Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Celebrates Opening Night by Ryan McPhee

Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan officially opens at the Cort Theatre on April 20, with Broadway.com Audience Choice Award winner Daniel Radcliffe front and center.…

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This Week’s Picks! Do the Time Warp with Laura Osnes, Wig Out with NPH & Join the Kit Kat Klub by Pete Croatto

Well whaddya know? The weather is actually resembles something close to spring! So bask in the sunshine and see what New York City has to offer before the next blizzard arrives. There is ple…

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Sunday Feature: Interview - Theatreworks Artistic Director Adrian Proszowski by The Charlebois Post

Thirty Years and Beyond Greeks and RomansWe're not always in a theatre, we're not always outside, it really depends on what the story demands.by Lisa McKeown@lisammckeownAdrian Proszowski ha…

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Opening Night: Violet, Starring Sutton Foster, Opens on Broadway Tonight

Jeanine Tesori's soulful musical about a girl with a facial scar makes it to the main stem.

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"In My Dreams," Starring Katharine McPhee and Directed by Kenny Leon, Airs on ABC April 20 by Andrew Gans

"In My Dreams," a new Hallmark Hall of Fame movie, makes its premiere April 20 at 9 PM ET on ABC; check local listings.

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"Let It Sing": Broadway Premiere of Violet, Starring Sutton Foster, Opens April 20 by Carey Purcell

The Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway production of Violet, starring two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster, officially opens at the American Airlines Theatre April 20 followi…

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World Premiere of The Mysteries, Retelling of the Bible Written by 48 Playwrights, Opens April 20 at The Flea by Michael Gioia

The Flea Theater's world-premiere production of The Mysteries, a radical retelling of the Bible written by 48 playwrights, including David Henry Hwang and Billy Porter, officially opens …

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Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishmaan, Starring Daniel Radcliffe, Opens on Broadway April 20 by Adam Hetrick

Following a sold-out London run, the Michael Grandage production of Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishmaan, starring Daniel Radcliffe, officially opens on Broadway April 20 at the Co…

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Schools of the Stars: Where Violet Cast and Creators Went to College by Robert Viagas

Where the principals of the Broadway musical Violet pursued their college studies.

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ON THE RECORD: A Gentleman's Guide, Les Misérables, Billy Porter and More by Steven Suskin

This week's column discusses the cast recordings of A Gentleman's Guide, Les Misérables, Murder for Two, Privates on Parade and Billy Porter's solo CD "Billy's Ba…

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"All the World's a Stage" for Barry Edelstein, Old Globe's Artistic Director and Shakespeare Aficionado by Evan Henerson

Old Globe Theatre's artistic director Barry Edelstein talks with Playbill.com about presenting works by William Shakespeare and bringing them to the West Coast's Old Globe.

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PLAYBILL VIDEO WEEK IN REVIEW: Steven Pasquale, Bullets Over Broadway, Lady Day at Emerson's with Audra McDonald, Olivier Awards Red Carpet and More by Playbill Staff

Playbill.com's weekly recap of its coverage of Broadway performances, celebrity interviews, web series and opening nights – in case they were missed the first time around.

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PLAYBILL POLL: In What Role Should Tony Winner Kristin Chenoweth Return to Broadway? Readers Respond by Playbill Staff

Kristin Chenoweth, a Tony Award winner for her performance in You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, recently announced on Bravo's "Watch What Happens Live" that she will be ret…

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MICF: Of Mic and Men by Jason Whyte

When tickets weren’t available for the show I was planning to see, I took a punt on former rapper Doc Brown in Of Mic and Men on the strength of his 2014 MICF gala spot. For a show promis…

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