Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 8am (Broadway Time)

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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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…

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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)

‘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)

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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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 5am (Broadway Time)

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…

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 3am (Broadway Time)

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…

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 2am (Broadway Time)

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

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Sunday, April 20, 2014 at 1am (Broadway Time)

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)

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, …

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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 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 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 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'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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