Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Too Good To Be True! Take a Look at the First Jersey Boys Movie Trailer by Ryan McPhee

After much anticipation, a trailer for Clint Eastwood’s big screen adaptation of Jersey Boys has finally been released! Watch as we get a taste of what the stars look like in their fla…

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Past haunts present in Shakespeare Theatre Company’s ‘Henry IV, Part I’ by Celia Wren

If only all wild nights of carousing could end with such a gesture of love. Partway through “Henry IV, Part 1,” the ebbing of revelry at the Boar’s Head Tavern finds Prince Hal — the…

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Treasures from Vienna will make their U.S. debut at Minneapolis Institute of Arts next February

Minneapolis Institute of Arts will host imperial treasures from the Habsburg dynasty in their first-ever U.S. show.

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Rory Kinnear: My life on stage with Shakespeare

When I was very little I didn’t want to be an actor. I wanted to be a butcher. Or a goalkeeper. Early in my adolescent years I took the risk of appearing as Sir Epicure Mammon in The Alche…

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater Listings for April 18-24 by The New York Times

A critical guide to productions in New York City, including shows in previews.

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ACT ONE - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

It's a tale tested (and honored, and wrinkled) by time: a bright-eyed youngster falls in love with art, pursues it to no avail, gets discouraged, plans to quit, and then, at the last possibl…

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iLUMINATE by Village Voice

After the success of their "America's Got Talent" run, iLUMINATE arrives on the New York stage to tell this story of a struggling artist and his magical paintbrush.

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Best Bets: Aziz Ansari at the Fox, Lemony Snicket at the library

Our staff picks the best things to do this week, with a look at what's ahead in the weeks to come.

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April 17, 2014 | Broadway Photo of The Day by Broadway's Best Shows

Broadway’s Best Shows is hunting down the best Broadway-related snaps you created for our newest series: Broadway Photo of the Day! Living in a world in which our daily lives are flood…

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‘Act One,’ Starring Santino Fontana and Tony Shalhoub, Opens on Broadway Tonight by Broadway's Best Shows

The Lincoln Center Theater production of James Lapine’s new play Act One officially opens tonight, Thursday, April 17, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). The producti…

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The Abominable Showman, April 17, 2014 by The Charlebois Post

Kendra Moore (via Facebook)Hakuna MatataThe Charlebois Post goes behind-the-scenes as The Lion King musical returns for extended runs in Toronto and Montreal by Richard Burnett @bu…

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See James Franco, Chris O'Dowd and Of Mice and Men's 'Sensitive Sallies' on Opening Night by Broadway.com

Broadway.com catches up with the stars of the new staging of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men on opening night.

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New York City Ballet Gala to Feature Kristen Bell and Selections from Carousel by Adam Hetrick

New York City Ballet's May 8 gala at the Koch Theater will feature performances by "Frozen" star Kristen Bell, who will offer selections from the Rodgers and Hammerstein classi…

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The Awesome 80s Prom Will Return to New York City for Five Performances by Michael Gioia

The Awesome 80s Prom, the long-running, immersive theatrical event that invited theatregoers to prom night, will return for five Saturday evening performances beginning May 17 at New York…

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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News: BBC and ITV drama series threatened with strike action over pay dispute by Ed Frankl

Production staff working on series such as Silent Witness, Mr Selfridge and Call the Midwife have threatened to disrupt filming through industrial action over pay. Backstage union BECTU is p…

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Theater News: Rocky's Margo Seibert to Perform in Reading of Matthew-Lee Erlbach's Kevin Lamb

Adriane Lenox of Broadway's After Midnight also joins the developmental reading.

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Theater News: Largest-Ever Fiddler on the Roof Reunion Concert to Celebrate the Musical's 50th Anniversary

Fiddler veteran Harvey Fierstein will cochair the gala event.

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Competition: Win Tickets to The Beloved at The Drayton Arms Theatre by Lucia Genziani

We’ve got two pairs of tickets to giveaway to the opening night of Chantelle Dusette’s The Beloved at Drayton Arms Theatre on 22 April. Skip the blurb for details on how to enter the com…

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Fuse Film Reviews: Flesh and Fantasy in the Art House by Tim Jackson

Two new films take a poetic and fantastical look at the artifice of sensual surfaces to imagine the horrific realities beneath.

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Fuse News: Time Capsules — British Pathe Newsreels Online by Debra Cash

British Pathe's 85,000 (some sites say 90,000, but who's counting?) newsreels are now online.

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Audra McDonald Discusses Channeling Billie Holiday in Lady Day and Always Saying Yes by Ryan McPhee

What a little studio light can do! Tony winner Audra McDonald stopped by NewsNation to discuss with Tamron Hall her latest Broadway role: Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar an…

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PHOTO CALL: A First Look at Wicked Tour Stars Laurel Harris, Kara Lindsay, Matt Shingledecker and Gene Weygandt by Matthew Blank

The company of the second North American tour of Wicked welcomed Laurel Harris as Elphaba, Kara Lindsay as Glinda and Gene Weygandt as the Wizard beginning April 2 at the Saroyan Theatre in …

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Puppeteer Basil Twist Launches Kickstarter to Complete Work on Project With Late Trailblazer Lee Nagrin by Adam Hetrick

A Kickstarter campaign is underway to complete work on a feature-length documentary film that captures Behind the Lid, the downtown production by late trailblazing avante-garde artist Lee Na…

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All The Way, Tribes, The Flick and The Jungle Book Nominated for Elliot Norton Awards by Carey Purcell

The nominations for the 32nd Annual Elliot Norton Awards have been announced by the Boston Theater Critics Association.

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Theater News: Rory O'Malley, Julia Murney, and More to Headline Night of a Thousand Judys Pride Concert

Proceeds from the annual Judy Garland-themed evening of celebration will benefit the Ali Forney Center.

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Theater News: The Awesome 80s Prom Is Back for Five Performances

The long-running interactive show will return to New York City this summer.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill by StageGrade

Are critics singing the praises of "Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill"?

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Fly high with Circus Harmony at Union Station

Circus Harmony's new Trapeze Center will allow visitors to take flight under the train shed.

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Odds & Ends: Fun Home's Cast Reunites for a Cause, Valerie Harper Retracts 'Cancer-Free' Comment & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. The Cast of Fun Home Journeys South for a Cause The cast of recent off-Broadway hit and Pulitzer-Prize finalist Fun Home …

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Highlights From Cats at the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, IL

A Joseph Jefferson Award winner for his 2003 staging of the show, director and choreographer Marc Robin brings Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats back to the Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, IL. …

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Blackhawks Chairman endows Northwestern performing arts center by Johnny Oleksinski

Chairman of the Chicago Blackhawks, William Rockwell “Rocky” Wirtz, and his wife, Marilyn, have made a multimillion dollar gift to the Northwestern University School of Communica…

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'Of Mice and Men,' and of Chris O'Dowd's Lennie by Chris Jones

BROADWAY REVIEW: 'Of Mice and Men' at the Longacre Theatre ... Many in the audience for "Of Mice and Men" are coming to see James Franco. But given director Anna D. Shapiro's long history wi…

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87th Annual Academy Awards date set for Feb. 22

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The 87th annual Academy Awards will air live beginning at 8:30 p.m. EST from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles on ABC on Sunday, Feb. 22....

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Controversy Inspires Original Cast and Creators of Fun Home to Stage Concert Production at College of Charleston by Adam Hetrick

The original cast and creative team of Fun Home, a 2014 Pulitzer Prize finalist based on the graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, will reunite for two special concert stagings at the College of…

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PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Of Mice and Men — See What the Boys in the Bunkhouse Will Have by Harry Haun

The latest revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men opened April 16 on Broadway. Playbill.com was there.

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Playbill Will Alter Iconic Logo to Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month by Adam Hetrick

For the first time in its 130 years, Playbill will alter its logo on the covers of all Broadway and Off-Broadway theatres from iconic yellow to rainbow in support of LGBTQ Pride Month this J…

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Theater News: Wendy Beckett's All Mod Cons Will Receive New York Reading Next Week

The play is presented by Pascal Productions.

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Theater News: The Drama League Names 2014 Directors Project Fellows

Eleven rising directors will gain the experience of a lifetime.

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Theater News: A Raisin in the Sun's David Cromer and Stephen McKinley Henderson Join the Judging Panel of August Wilson Monologue Competition

Students will honor the legacy of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright in his eponymous Broadway theater.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Season After Season After Seasons of Love by Howard Sherman

As I prepared to go to Trumbull CT last month to see the high school’s production of Rent, many people asked, or wrote me to ask, if I would be writing about it. My consistent reply, which…

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A Bare-Bottom 'Midsummer's Night Dream' Heads to Santa Monica College's Broad Stage by Jordan Riefe

"Game of Thrones" star Miltos Yerolemou's character Bottom is strapped into a contraption, thrusting his naked buttocks into the air for the Shakespeare adaptation.read more

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Boeing Delivers 8,000th 737 to United Airlines by Cockpit Chatter

The event featured a performance by iLUMINATE, dancers who perform in the dark to create illuminated characters — including 737s.

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Music News: Wicked Composer Stephen Schwartz to Be Honored by American Opera Projects

Betsy Wolfe of Bullets Over Broadway and Jessica Phillips will sing the music of the Oscar and Grammy winner.

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Everything You Touch: Theater Review by Myron Meisel

A writer/producer of "Shameless" renders both the 1970s Manhattan fashion world and contemporary body issues on a Pasadena stage.read more

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The Realistic Joneses – Absurdist Wisdom? by Sandi Durell

            By: Sandi Durell   Wow, did you hear about the cast in this new play on Broadway? It’s got star talent bulging out of... The post The Realist…

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Faith, Family and Feathers: Deanna Jent’s “Falling” Keeps Rising by Kenneth Jones

Following an Off-Broadway run, "Falling," Deanna Jent’s drama of a family's experience with autism, has returned to its place of birth — Mustard Seed Theatre in St. Louis — for a reviv…

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Playwright Eric Dufault Nabs PONY Fellowship and the N.Y. Apartment That Comes With It by Gordon Cox

The Lark Play Development Center and Playwrights of New York have named scribe Eric Dufault as the 2014-15 recipient of the PONY Fellowship, the hefty annual grant program that has a track r…

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L.A. Theater Review: ‘Ruth Draper’s Monologues’ Starring Annette Bening by Gordon Cox

Chutzpah isn’t the first trait you’d associate with the elegant, patrician Ruth Draper (1884-1956), intimate of Shaw and Henry James and creator of precisely observed monodramas on the f…

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Critic's Pick: 'The Suit' and Schubert by Mark Swed

Death in Peter Brook’s elusive, essential production of “The Suit,” which closes this weekend at UCLA, is not losing your balance. Falling and picking yourself up again mea…

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James Franco, his 'Of Mice and Men' critic and an Instagram rant by David Ng

The social-media buzz surrounding James Franco's Broadway debut on Wednesday in "Of Mice and Men" doesn't have to do so much with his performance or with the production, for that matter. The…

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‘Bullets Over Broadway’ Opens on Broadway (VIDEO) by Broadway's Best Shows

Bullets Over Broadway opens on Broadway!

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Bloomington art show tackles a 'Fruitful' topic: overpopulation

REVIEW: An exhibit at the Bloomington Center for the Arts tackles the overpopulation question.

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The Gospel According to...Lindsley Howard by Michael Block

Name: Lindsley HowardHometown: Houston, TXEducation: BFA in Acting, St. Edwards UniversityWho do you play in The Mysteries?: A bunch of little girls.Tell us about The Mysteries: Its a play a…

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Rocky Star Terence Archie on His Transformation from Alien in Pink Tights to Heavyweight Champion by Lindsay Champion

Age: 38 Hometown: Detroit, MI Current Role: A breakout performance as high-rolling heavyweight champion Apollo Creed in Broadway's Rocky, after originating the role in th…

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Tyne Daly Talks Mothers & Sons & Why Live Theater is Like Surfing by Ryan McPhee

Tyne Daly dropped by Today on April 17 to discuss Mothers and Sons with Kathie Lee and Hoda. Don't worry, this visit wasn't a surprise one. During the interview, the Tony a…

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‘Jersey Boys’ Film Tagged with R Rating, Set to Open June 20 by Diamond Grant

Warner Bros. officially released the first image from the new film adaptation of the stage musical Jersey Boys. The film, which has earned itself an R rating by the MPAA, is set to open Ju…

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: "Still Dreaming of Paradise..." A Two-Show Day (and Opening Night!) With Paper Mill's South Pacific Star Erin Mackey by Matthew Blank

Broadway soprano Erin Mackey (Wicked, Chaplin) stars as cockeyed optimist Nellie Forbush in Paper Mill Playhouse's new production of the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pac…

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Sequel in the Works for ‘We Will Rock You’ Musical? by Diamond Grant

The creative team responsible for bringing about the long-running West End musical We Will Rock You is currently working on a sequel to the show. Queen band member Bryan May made the announc…

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VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Chats Lead Role in 'HEDWIG' on GMA by TV News Desk

Neil Patrick Harris stopped by this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA to discuss his leading role in Broadway's 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch.' Check out the appearance below

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Ahrens and Flaherty Set to Release Live at 54 Below Album NICE FIGHTING YOU on 6/3 by Louisa Brady

Ahrens and Flaherty's 'Nice Fighting You A 30th Anniversary Celebration Live At 54 BELOW' will be released on June 3rd, 2014. The double CD set is now available for pre-order at httpamzn.co…

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BWW Interview: Ray Mercer's Circle of Dance by Naomi Serviss

When he's not performing eight shows a week in The LION KING, Mercer is choreographing commissions nationwide.

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BWW TV: On the Red Carpet for OF MICE AND MEN's Opening Night! by BroadwayWorld TV

All of Broadway's biggest stars converged at the Longacre Theatre last night to celebrate the Broadway opening of Of Mice and Men, directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro and starring …

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Photo Coverage: OF MICE AND MEN Cast Arrives on Broadway- Inside the Opening Night After Party! by Walter McBride

The new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men has officially arrived on Broadway Featuring James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, and Leighton Meester, and with direction by Tony Award winner Anna D. …

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Disney's ALADDIN Sets Lottery Policy, NEWSIES Switches to General Rush by BroadwayWorld

Two Disney Broadway hits announce new ticket policies beginning April 21 providing access to affordable tickets for same-day performances, with minimal time commitment for guests.

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BWW TV: Allison Case, Adam Chanler-Berat, Patti Murin & More Preview Playwrights Horizons' FLY BY NIGHT by BroadwayWorld TV

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of Fly By Night A New Musical, conceived byKim Rosenstock Tigers Be Still, written by Will Connolly performer, Once, Michael Mitnick Sex L…

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Following FUN HOME Controversy at College of Charleston, Original Off-Broadway Cast to Reunite for Concert, 4/21 by BroadwayWorld

Now, Bechtel and the original cast of the Jeanine Tesori-Lisa Kron musical, including Michael Cerveris and Judy Kuhn, will stage a concert of the production in protest next week, according t…

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Photo Coverage: Inside OF MICE AND MEN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals! by Walter McBride

The red carpet was filled with Broadway stars last night, as they gathered for opening night of Of Mice and Men, featuring James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, and Leighton Meester. BroadwayWorld was…

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James Franco Calls Out Ben Brantley for New York Times Review of OF MICE AND MEN by BroadwayWorld

Directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men officially opened last night, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre, to mostly positive reviews…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Highlights of Roslyn Kind at 54 Below by BroadwayWorld TV

It's hard to believe that it has been 20 years since Roslyn Kind has appeared in a nightclub in New York City. Back in the day, she played 'em all, including the Continental Baths yes, Bette…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 03:03PM

Ari Graynor, Jerry O'Connell & More to Lead Bess Wohl's AMERICAN HERO at Second Stage Theatre; Performances Begin 5/12 by BroadwayWorld

Second Stage Theatre kicks off the 2014 Uptown Series with the New York premiere of AMERICAN HERO, written by Bess Wohl and directed by Leigh Silverman. AMERICAN HERO will feature ARI GRAYNO…

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Ariana Grande to Premiere New Single 'Problem' at Radio Disney Music Awards by BroadwayWorld

Ariana Grande took to Twitter to reveal the news that she will premiere her newest single, 'Problem,' during a performance at the Radio Disney Music Awards

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Celia Keenan-Bolger, Julia Jones & Steve Schaeffer Set for Colt Coeur's Workshops with Brooklyn Teenagers, 4/25 by BroadwayWorld

Celia Keenan-Bolger The Glass Menagerie, Julia Jones TWILIGHT films and Steve Schaeffer will join Adrienne Campbell-Holt Everything is Ours, Colt Coeur, Matt Stadelmann SEVEN MINUTES IN HEA…

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Judith Light & More to be Honored at 13th Annual UCP of NYC Women Who Care Luncheon, 5/7 by BroadwayWorld

Loreen Arbus, Founder amp Chair of Women Who Care and Edward R. Matthews, CEO of United Cerebral Palsy of New York City, today announced the honorees for the 13th Annual Women Who Care Lunch…

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Broadway: Where Stars Align; 2014 Tony Awards Art Revealed! by BroadwayWorld

Tonys season is almost here, and this year, stars will align for the special night. The 2014 Tony Awards will broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, on CBS, on Sunday, J…

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BWW Interviews: Being in the LES MISERABLES Broadway Orchestra is Not the Pits by Kathy Strain

Will Curry and David Cresweill may not be names you associate immediately with the current run of Les Miserables on Broadway, but they play a very important role in the success of this popul…

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VIDEO: MOTHERS AND SONS Tyne Daly: 'You Get to Learn Your Job on Broadway' by TV News Desk

Emmy-winning actress Tyne Daly stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about her new Broadway play 'Mothers and Sons' and her love of theater.

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87th ANNUAL ACADEMY AWARDS Set for 2/22; Key Oscar Dates Announced by Movies News Desk

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and the ABC Television Network today announced the dates for the 87th Oscars. The Academy Awards presentation will air live on ABC on Oscar Su…

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Photo Flash: First Official Poster for JERSEY BOYS Film Has Arrived! by Movies News Desk

As we eagerly await the first official trailer for the big screen adaptation of JERSEY BOYS, airing tonight on Entertainment Tonight, Warner Bros. has debuted the first official poster for t…

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BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Cuts 'F*ck' from Wednesday Matinees by BroadwayWorld

Bullets Over Broadway, written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film, is now in its first official week of performances at the St. James T…

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Katharine McPhee on Acting Career: 'I Was Super-Grateful for 'Smash' by TV News Desk

In an exclusive interview with Zap2it.com, Katharine McPhee talks about her acting career and reveals she has tried to 'steer away' from music-related acting roles and instead, focus on str…

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Stephen Schwartz to be Honored at American Opera Projects's 25th Anniversary Gala, 5/12 by BroadwayWorld

On Monday, May 12, 2014, AOP American Opera Projects hosts its 25th Anniversary Gala honoring Stephen Schwartz, composer and lyricist of Wicked, Pippin, and Godspell as well as the AOP-devel…

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Rory O'Malley, Jane Monheit, Julia Murney & More to Headline 4th Annual NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS, 6/16 by BroadwayWorld

The fourth annual 'Night Of A Thousand Judys' - presented by The Meeting hosted by Justin Sayre - has announced that the initial talent lineup, which will include Jane Monheit Grammy Award n…

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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DirectorsLabChicago 2014 Application Now Available Online by Bt

Now in its tenth year, DirectorsLabChicago offers environments in which emerging and established stage directors from all over the world are able to consider, challenge, and engage in both t…

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ArtsBeat: Performance of Play in New York, Rwanda To Commemorate Genocide by Allan Kozinn

The actor Jay O. Sanders is the author of “Unexplored Interior,” which will be performed on May 11.

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SHOOTING BLANKS by Brian Scott Lipton

Having all the ingredients does not necessarily make a cake.

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“You guys are doing an ace’s job” | The Aces return to IFCC April 18 – May 3 by Win Goodbody

Shelley McLendon and Michael Fetters are The Aces. And The Aces are back. And this time, it’s not one night only. It’s a three week run. Starts tomorrow night at the IFCC.

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Suburbanite Reviews: "Mothers and Sons" and "If/Then" by Joseph Cervelli

"Mothers and Sons" earnest but faulty. "If/Then" leaves you cold. Reviews also appear in other North Jersey Media Group Newspapers

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Stephen Sorokoff My View: Sibling Revelry & Apple Computer by Stephen Sorokoff

Stephen Sorokoff My View: Sibling Revelry & Apple Computer: Usually when I purchase a new Apple product my wife will say “do you really need that, you have one already?"

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Stephen Spinella on hair, bombs and his new play by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- Stephen Spinella's double life is about to get complicated, thanks to some new facial hair....

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Stage Directors and Choreographers Workshop Foundation Gets $25K

A new grant has pumped $25,000 into the Stage Directors and Choreographers Workshop Foundation to help fund artist stipends and educational programs. The SDCF, which announced Wednesday it r…

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Five Reasons to See ‘Mothers and Sons’ by Dcontray

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Find the IN Places on WHERE to Shop, Dine, Play and "HOP" This Easter by In New York

iLUMINATE: From "America’s Got Talent" to the New York stage, iLUMINATE is the most fun you’ll ever have in the dark! Music, art and the technological magic of iLuminate brings you a sto…

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ArtsBeat: Cast of ‘Fun Home’ Heading to South Carolina Amid Dispute Over Book by Patrick Healy

The College of Charleston has been threatened with a budget cut after providing all incoming students for 2013-14 with a copy of Alison Bechdel’s memoir, “Fun Home.”

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Meryl Streep''s Summer At The O'Neill by Frank Rizzo

Actress Talks About Where She Got Her Start On The Eve Before Receiving Monte Cristo Award Before her three Oscars and 18 nominations, before her Emmys, medals, honorary degrees and lifetime…

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Broadway Polls: Which Featured Actress in a Play Most Deserves a Tony Nod This Year? by Broadway's Best Shows

You’ve been loving our Leading Actor and Actress Tony Predictions polls, so now we’re heading into the Featured Actor and Actress categories! Ladies first! From Chicago to D.C., …

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The Gospel According to...Karsten Otto by Michael Block

Name: Karsten OttoHometown: Plano, TXEducation: BFA. Tisch School of the Arts, Atlantic Acting StudioWho do you play in The Mysteries?: Joseph (of Jesus' father fame...not the one with the d…

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Oh, What a Poster! Get Under the Streetlamp with John Lloyd Young in Clint Eastwood's Jersey Boys Movie by Imogen Lloyd Webber

We can’t take our eyes off them! It seems like we’ve been waiting forever for director Clint Eastwood's big-screen adaptation of the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys to …

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:17PM

Belonging review 'Pioneering use of spoken, physical and sign language' by Lyn Gardner

Roundhouse, LondonThis powerful production by the deaf and disabled-led company Graeae has flashes of comedy and soulful musicIn this circus collaboration between the deaf and disabled-led c…

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Review: Franco, O'Dowd Are "Men" for All Seasons by Robert Kahn

Two gifted actors make memorable debuts in a brutal new staging of the American lit classic “Of Mice and Men.”

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PHOTO ARCHIVE: Rebecca Luker on the Musical Stage by Matthew Blank

Rebecca Luker celebrates her birthday April 17. We look at Luker's past work on the musical theatre stage, including her Tony-nominated performance as Magnolia in the revival of Kern and Ha…

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PHOTO CALL: A First Look at CBS Comedy "Bad Teacher," Starring Ari Graynor, Kristin Davis, David Alan Grier and Sara Gilbert by Matthew Blank

"Bad Teacher," a single camera comedy based on the feature film of the same name, will make its TV debut April 24 at 9:31 PM ET on CBS; check local listings.

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Features: Video: Robert Webb and Mark Heap discuss Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense

The comedy actors chat about why they chose to do the show and how they get on as a duo

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Theater News: Ari Graynor, Jerry O'Connell, and More Set for Second Stage Uptown Production of American Hero

Bess Wohl's new dark comedy will receive its New York premiere this May.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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MATILDA THE MUSICAL GETS CRAFTY ON PEOPLE.COM by Jackie Green

See the four girls sharing the title role in Broadway’s MATILDA THE MUSICAL get crafty with Easter eggs on People.com. Follow the link to see Ava Ulloa, Gabriella Pizzolo, Paige Brady and…

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The Velocity of Autumn Star Stephen Spinella Recalls The Night in College That Changed His Career & His Life

The Velocity of Autumn star Stephen Spinella looks back on the night in college that put him on the path to becoming a Tony Award winner.

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Theater Review: Dysfunction Rules Royalty Onstage by Matt Wolf

From “King Charles III” to a Noel Coward revival, new productions in London dissect the vagaries of class.

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Theater News: Boston Theater Marathon Returns for Its 16th Year

The daylong theater event will take place at Boston's Calderwood Pavilion.

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HANDBAGGED – Vaudeville, WC2 by Libby Purves

WHO NEEDS JURASSIC PARK? RE-LIVE THE 80s WHEN THATCHER ROAMED THE EARTH She’s back, the Iron Lady, with a war-cry of “No!” and a warmly patronizing memory of “The men!…I can pi…

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Plays Promote Personas of Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong by Nate Chinen

The carefully cultivated public personas of Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong reach the stage in two productions, “Satchmo at the Waldorf” and “Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill.”

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Blog Hijack: Wombat Theatre Co.- From the Desk of Peter M. Pushpop, Dean of Student Affairs, Independence University by Michael Block

The other day I received a strange e-mail from a young man named Brian O'Donnell who lives in Independence, MO. He thought I might be interested in some stuff he recently acquired, and tho…

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Review: ‘The Train Driver’

Lantern's stirring, if long-winded production indulges in misplaced guilt.

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Talking with the Creators of “Ubu Sings Ubu” by Jeremy M. Barker

Tony Torn and Dan Safer talk about how they out together the coolest show onstage this month

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Who is He? Vlogger 24601! Les Miz Star Ramin Karimloo Is Broadway.com’s Newest Video Blogger by Ryan McPhee

Another story must begin! Ramin Karimloo, who is currently making his Broadway debut in the revival of Les Miserables as Jean Valjean, is Broadway.com’s newest video blogger. Look out …

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Jerry O’Connell and Ari Graynor to Star in American Hero Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The cast is now set for Second Stage Theatre’s American Hero, the first play of the company’s twelfth annual Uptown Series. Broadway vets Jerry O’Connell, Ari Graynor and D…

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Hall Monitor by Rob Weinert-Kendt

I happened to catch Michael C. Hall in two early-ish stage roles: as the young kid in the Taper's exquisite production of Skylight (with Laila Robins and Brian Cox) and as the emcee in …

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Catherine Trieschmann and Eric Coble on the Writing Life by Alexis Soloski

A conversation with the playwrights Catherine Trieschmann and Eric Coble.

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Michael C. Hall Finally Plays a Man Who Loves to Open Up by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Michael C. Hall, who became a television star on “Six Feet Under” and “Dexter,” is back on Broadway in Will Eno’s “The Realistic Joneses.”

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Frank Wildhorn Musical Death Note Has NYC Reading With Andy Kelso, Robert Cuccioli and Adrienne Warren Prior to Japanese Premiere by Adam Hetrick

Death Note, the new Frank Wildhorn-Jack Murphy musical based on the Japanese manga series, received a New York workshop this week in anticipation of a 2015 Tokyo premiere. Andy Kelso, Robert…

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Play Titles and Casting Announced for "Take Ten" Festival by Andrew Gans

Theater Masters will present its eighth annual "Take Ten," eight ten-minute plays from award-winning MFA graduate playwriting students from across the country, April 22-26 at 7:30 …

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"Into the Woods" and Annie Star Lilla Crawford Will Offer May Audition Workshop by Michael Gioia

Lilla Crawford, who will star as Little Red Riding Hood in the upcoming film adaptation of Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods, will offer an audition workshop May 4.

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First "Jersey Boys" Trailer Airs April 17 on "Entertainment Tonight"; Film Receives R Rating from MPAA by Michael Gioia

The first trailer to Clint Eastwood's film adaptation of the Tony-winning musical Jersey Boys, which is scheduled to arrive in theatres June 20, airs on "Entertainment Tonight"…

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Production News: Michael Sheen and Tom Jones to star in BBC Under Milk Wood adaptation by Ed Frankl

Michael Sheen, Jonathan Pryce and Griff Rhys Jones will feature alongside singer Tom Jones in a one-off BBC adaptation of Dylan Thomas’ Under Milk Wood, to be broadcast in early May. Celeb…

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News: Belfast Grand Opera House appoints Mary-Clare Deane as chief executive by Michael Quinn

The Grand Opera House in Belfast has appointed Mary-Clare Deane as its new chief executive. The announcement comes on the eve of the 120th anniversary of the historic, Frank Matcham-designed…

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Front Row: Arianne Phillips, Veteran Stylist, Makes Costume Design Broadway Debut by Matthew Schneier

Veteran fashion stylist Arianne Phillips, makes her Broadway debut in costume design for “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”

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Music News: Cheyenne Jackson to Perform Music of the Mad Men Era at Walt Disney Concert Hall

Glee star Jane Lynch will join the Broadway star in his April performance.

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Opening Tonight on Broadway: ‘Act One’ by Dcontray

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Aladdin's James Monroe Iglehart on Giving Glitter Hugs, Going Crazy at the Tonys & Bringing 'Hammer Time' to Broadway by Broadway.com

Aladdin standout James Monroe Iglehart explains to Paul Wontorek why the Genie is the role of a lifetime.

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Jamaica Farewell, Written By & Starring Debra Ehrhardt, Will Play Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Storyteller and monologist Derbra Ehrhardt will bring her award-winning Jamaica Farewell to the SoHo Playhouse. Written by and starring Ehrhardt and under the direction of Joel Zwick, the pl…

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James Franco on Being 'One of the Biggest Broadway Fans Around' & Why Of Mice and Men Is the Perfect Play by Broadway.com

Broadway.com's Paul Wontorek interviews James Franco at the opening night party for Of Mice and Men, his Broadway debut.

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Jerry O’Connell & Ari Graynor to Star in American Hero Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The cast is now set for Second Stage Theatre’s American Hero, the first play of the company’s twelfth annual Uptown Series. Broadway vets Jerry O’Connell, Ari Graynor and D…

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Eddie Redmayne's edgy Mary Poppins and other spoof musicals by Nancy Groves

Rory Kinnear wants to bend it like Beckham and Hattie Morahan pitches a Hackney version of A Doll's House Which of the Young Vic's make-believe musicals gets your vote? Watch the Young Vic'…

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Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, stars of NO MAN’S LAND & WAITING FOR GODOT featured in Ad Week by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Amazing Data From The Knights’ Broadway Social Bromance Kicks the stuffing out of Oreo on Twitter, beats Coke on Facebook Feature Article by Christopher Heine, AD WEEK If anyone has had mo…

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Dinner and a Show: Where to Eat Before ‘Jersey Boys’ by Ebehan

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MOTOWN THE MUSICAL’s Ryan Shaw Brings “Soul Out Loud” to the Cutting Room with Brandon Victor Dixon & Morgan James, 4/21 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

The Cutting Room will once again host MOTOWN THE MUSICAL’s three-time Grammy Award nominated Ryan Shaw on Monday, April 21 at 8:30pm. Doors open at 8:00pm. The Tony Award nominated Brandon…

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Fifteen-Minute Musicals, Featuring Work of Kate Anderson, Elyssa Samsel, Caleb Hoyer and More, Will Be Held April 18-19 by Michael Gioia

4@15: Four New Fifteen-Minute Musicals, performed in conjunction with University of California, Irvine, will be offered April 18-19 at the Playroom Theater.

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PHOTO CALL: Of Mice and Men, Starring James Franco and Chris O'Dowd, Opens on Broadway; Red Carpet Arrivals, Curtain Call and Cast Party by Matthew Blank and Joseph Marzullo

The Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, which marks the Main Stem debuts of co-stars James Franco and Chris O'Dowd, officially opened April 16 at the Longacre Theat…

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Sam Underwood Set for Free Reading of New Comedy Under The Boardwalk by Andrew Gans

A reading of Ryan Gielen's Under The Boardwalk will be presented April 22 at The Peter Jay Sharp Theater, 416 W. 42nd Street.

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Soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen" Spends Tenth Week Atop Billboard 200; Sales Surpass Two Million by Michael Gioia

The soundtrack to the Oscar-winning movie "Frozen," Disney's 3-D animated film that features the voices of Tony Award winner Idina Menzel, Tony nominee Jonathan Groff and stage…

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Ari Graynor, Daoud Heidami, Jerry O'Connell and Erin Wilhelmi Will Star in Second Stage's American Hero by Michael Gioia

Second Stage Theatre will kick off its 2014 Uptown Series with the New York premiere of American Hero, written by Bess Wohl and directed by Leigh Silverman, beginning May 12, prior to an off…

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John Turturro's Hasidic Rom-Com

The prostitution plot in John Turturro’s ‘Fading Gigolo’ is little more than a comic foil to the love story between his character and Avigail, a Hasidic widow. Click here f…

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Theater News: Olympia Dukakis to Receive 2014 Elliot Norton Lifetime Achievement Award

Read the complete list of nominees for this year's Boston theater awards.

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Theater News: Disney's Aladdin and Newsies Announce New Ticket Policies

Newsies implements a rush policy, and Aladdin begins a lottery.

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Theater News: York Theatre Company Announces One-Week Extension of Inventing Mary Martin

Talk-back with Martin's family members Heller Halliday and Preston Hagman has also been announced.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Photos: Rehearsal Pics: Michael Xavier and Joanna Riding rehearse for The Pajama Game

Photos have been released of Olivier Award winning Richard Eyre and cast in rehearsals for the Shaftesbury Theatre's new show

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Rubbish, Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London by Catherine Usher

Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London: In contrast to the amazing special effects and explosions you will find in most children's films and video games, the openi…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 652: Benjamin Brand by Adam Szymkowicz

Benjamin Brand  Hometown:  East Lyme, Connecticut 06333 Current Town:  Los Angeles, California 90066 Q:  Tell me about Taste. A:  Just over a decade ago, I read …

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Review Roundup: ‘Of Mice and Men’ by Dcontray

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Broadway Favorite Seth Numrich to Star in Fathers and Sons at London's Donmar Warehouse by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Broadway vet Seth Numrich (War Horse) is to headline the previously announced production of Fathers and Sons at London’s Donmar Warehouse. Written by Brian Friel after the novel by Iva…

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Photos! Of Mice and Men Stars James Franco, Chris O’Dowd & Leighton Meester Celebrate Opening Night on the Ranch by Broadway.com

James Franco, Chris O’Dowd, and Leighton Meester made their Broadway debuts on April 16, 2014 when the new revival of John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men celebrated its official ope…

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Hedwig Headliner Neil Patrick Harris Talks Fishnet Masochism & What It’s Like 'Having a Snake Down Your Pants' by Ryan McPhee

No one said it was easy being a transgender rock goddess. Hedwig and the Angry Inch star Neil Patrick Harris stopped by Good Morning America on April 17 (after appearing on the show earlier …

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James Franco and Chris O'Dowd in Of Mice and Men on Broadway reviews by Nancy Groves

John Steinbeck's classic is revived on Broadway with an all-star cast, but the critics can't agree if its leads bring huge chemistry or are simply reading from CliffsNotesOf Mice and Men may…

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Sound Advice: Two Musicals, one fluffy, one frisky by Rob Lester

"Going Up" studio cast recording and "Andy Capp" original London cast recording.

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How many Double Crown winners have their been in all of Theater History? by Ken Davenport

The Olivier Awards were Sunday night.  And as I tweeted, The Book of Mormon shockingly took home the big prize of Best New Musical.  (In case you can’t read ‘tone’ throu…

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meester, and More Celebrate Broadway's Of Mice and Men on Opening Night

John Steinbeck's drama also welcomed guests Minka Kelly, James Earl Jones, and Danai Gurira to the Longacre Theatre.

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Broadway Records Will Release "Nice Fighting You," Celebration of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty; Track List Announced by Andrew Gans

Broadway Records will release "Nice Fighting You: A 30th Anniversary Celebration Live At 54 BELOW," which spotlights the Tony-winning collaboration of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flahe…

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James Barbour and Anthony Fedorov Will Head Cast of La Mirada Les Miserables by Andrew Gans

Casting has been announced for the La Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby Entertainment production of Les Miserables, which will begin previews May 30 with an official opening the following day a…

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Disney Announces New Same-Day Ticket Policies for Broadway's Aladdin and Newsies by Michael Gioia

Disney has announced new same-day ticket policies, which will begin April 21, for the Broadway musicals Aladdin and Newsies.

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Controversy Prompts Original Cast and Creators of Fun Home to Stage Concert Production at College of Charleston by Adam Hetrick

The original cast and creative team of Fun Home, a 2014 Pulitzer Prize finalist based on the graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, will reunite for two special concert stagings at the College of…

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The Incubator Arts Project, Presenter of Cutting-Edge Work, Will Close in July by Carey Purcell

The experimental performance company The Incubator Arts Project will close in July.

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American Theater Company and Araca Group Partner to Develop New Plays With AracaWorks: Chicago by Carey Purcell

The development of new American plays in Chicago will be supported by a partnership with the American Theater Company and The Araca Group. 

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Inventing Mary Martin, Starring Emily Skinner, Cameron Adams, Lynne Halliday and Jason Graae, Extends Off-Broadway Run by Andrew Gans

The York Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Inventing Mary Martin, which began previews at the Off-Broadway venue April 15, has extended its run prior to its official op…

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Production News: Musical Therese Raquin to transfer to the Park Theatre by Matthew Hemley

New musical Therese Raquin is to transfer to the Park Theatre. The show, based on Emile Zola’s book, is written by Craig Adams and Nona Sheppard. It is currently playing at the Finborough …

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6 Hours, 48 Playwrights, and the Entire Bible by Kenneth Jones

How dozens of writers came together to create The Mysteries — When invited to pitch a new project to The Flea Theater following his epic staging of These Seven Sicknesses—a five-…

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Scholarships: The Stage Scholarships 2014: Pauline Quirke Academy of Performing Arts by Lisa Martland

The Pauline Quirke Academy has gifted our biggest-ever number of tuition opportunities to young students, worth a total of £50,000, writes Lisa Martland

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National Youth Dance Theatre: Vertical Road/The Rashomon Effect review by Sanjoy Roy

Sadler's Wells, LondonAkram Khan draws out brilliant performances from the dancers in these two powerful pieces Akram Khan on finding a 'purer form of interpretation' with young dancers Form…

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GTA theatre to borrow a page from Punchdrunk by Richard Ouzounian

Sheridan College, Outside the March and Convergence Theatre team up for an immersive production called Brantwood in 2015.

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Musical Adaptation of Thérèse Raquin to Transfer from London's Finborough to Park Theatre by Mark Shenton

Thérèse Raquin, a new musical adaptation of Émile Zola’s classic French novel of the same name that is currently running at London's Finborough Theatre through…

Linked From Playbill at 09:58AM

Richard E. Grant to Appear in Water Babies at Leicester's Curve by Mark Shenton

Richard E. Grant is to appear in the world-premiere production of Water Babies, a new musical by Chris Egan, Ed Curtis and Guy Jones, which will begin performances at Leicester's Curve A…

Linked From Playbill at 09:58AM

Seth Numrich to Return to London Stage in Fathers and Sons at Donmar Warehouse by Mark Shenton

Seth Numrich, the Broadway actor who was named Best Newcomer in the Evening Standard Theatre Awards 2013 for his London debut in Sweet Bird of Youth at the Old Vic, is to return to the Londo…

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London's Hampstead Theatre to Premiere Wonderland, a New Play About U.K.'s 1980s Miners' Strike by Mark Shenton

London's Hampstead Theatre is to offer the world premiere of Beth Steel's Wonderland to mark the 30th anniversary of the Miners' Strike that changed the fabric of Britain forever…

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Liliane Montevecchi Will Return to London with New Show Paris on the Thames by Mark Shenton

Tony winner Liliane Montevecchi, who has previously appeared in cabaret in London at Jermyn Street Theatre and Pizza on the Park and on the U.K. theatrical stage in Sandy Wilson's Divorc…

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Neil Patrick Harris, John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask Set for TimesTalks Event by Andrew Gans

The TimesTalks discussion series will continue May 20 at the TheTimesCenter with an evening spotlighting the Broadway debut of Hedwig and the Angry Inch.

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Stars of Slapstick #182: Fay Tincher by Trav S.D.

  Today is the birthday of Fay Tincher (1884-1983). One of the many high points of Steve Massa’s recent book Lame Brains and Lunatics is an entire chapter on this star, and she reall…

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Interviews: Brief Encounter With ... Monday's Child writer Brendan Murray

Brendan Murray talks about teaming up again with children's theatre producers tutti frutti on their new production, Monday's Child.

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Review: Cool Rider (Duchess Theatre)

Hannah LeVane stands out, as Cool Rider returns to the West End for one week only

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JKTS Chat: An Interview with Submissions Only's Andrew Keenan-Bolger (Part 2) by JK

He was Mr. Broadway back in April 2012, and now Andrew Keenan-Bolger is back at JKTS with a pretty cool interview!  Earlier this week, he talked about his family ties to Broadway, polit…

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 by Susan Grace

  Today’s Highlights: * Lincoln Center‘s Act One, by Moss Hart, adapted by James Lapine, directed by André Bishop, featuring Santino Fontana, Tony Shalhoub, Andrea Martin,…

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Billie Holiday Reborn in Audra McDonald as “Lady Day” by Sandi Durell

        By: Sandi Durell   It was uncanny when five time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald opened her mouth as the iconic Billie Holiday, set four months... The post …

Linked From Theater Pizzazz at 09:53AM

Review: Of Mice and Men by Frank Scheck

James Franco and Chris O'Dowd in Of Mice and Men (©Richard Phibbs) Review: Of Mice and Men John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men is a beloved classic that is a staple in high scho…

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From Wednesday 16 April to Saturday 19 April 2014 by Nightnyc

iLUMINATE: Music, art, dance, and the technological magic of iLuminate brings this extraordinary spectacle to the New York stage, combining mythical elements with adventure and romance, told…

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Win tickets to see Shadowlands! by Allison Hilbig

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Broadway Season Update by Barry

 By: David ShewardBroadway Season Winds Down; New One Takes ShapeAs the 2013-14 Broadway season winds down, 2014-15 begins to take shape. Definite prMichael Cera and Kieran Culkin in This I…

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Henry IV Parts I and II review Antony Sher's magnificent, magnetic Falstaff by Michael Billington

Royal Shakespeare theatre, Straford-upon-Avon These plays embrace the whole range of human experience and the RSC's production is rich in psychological insight What are your favourite versio…

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Almanac: Paul Hindemith on creation and irrationality

"The ultimate reason for his humility will be the musician's conviction that beyond all the rational knowledge he has amassed...

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre News: Thérèse Raquin transfers from Finborough to Park Theatre and Maureen Lipman joins Rags the Musical

The WhatsOnStage Award nominee's latest show transfers to North London venue

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Theatre News: Seth Numrich and Caoilfhionn Dunne cast in Father and Sons at Donmar Warehouse

The Evening Standard Best Newcomer winner and nominee join cast of Lyndsey Turner's next production

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Production News: Picture book Dinosaur Roar! being adapted for the stage by Ed Frankl

Birmingham Stage Company is working with acclaimed children’s playwright David Wood to adapt picture book Dinosaur Roar!,which will tour museums and theatres from next year. The theatre co…

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Design Team Work-in-Progress by Fasterthannight

A longer post is coming soon with details on the 3D facial model work being done by Centaur Digital and Dynamixyz, but to tide you over, here are a few more elements from our talented creat…

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Dining, Dancing, Romancing at Edison Ballroom by Sandi Durell

    On Friday May 30th, 2014 the Edison Ballroom will once again host its special, “DINING, DANCING AND ROMANCING” event, featuring the legendary big band leader, Joe B…

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Reviewing the situation: are theatre critics covering the right shows? by Lyn Gardner

There is more work than ever being staged across the country. We must be bolder about the choices we make in our coverageI had a heartfelt email from a small London theatre the other day ask…

Linked From The Guardian at 08:12AM
Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Blood Brothers (Tour - Bristol Hippodrome)

Blood Brothers returns to Bristol in a production that doesn't fully realise its greatness.

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Henry IV Parts I & II, RSC, review: 'full-blooded life' by Dominic Cavendish

Yes, Antony Sher as Falstaff can do jolly, says Dominic Cavendish

Linked From The Telegraph at 07:54AM

News: Palace Theatre in Swansea set for £75,000 regeneration by Ed Frankl

Swansea’s Palace Theatre, which was last year listed as one of the most endangered buildings in England and Wales, is set for a £75,000 regeneration. Local authority the City and County o…

Linked From The Stage at 07:53AM

Amazing Data From Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart's Social Bromance | Adweek by Christopher Heine

If anyone has had more fun promoting a Broadway production than Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart, it must have included a hearty diet of adult beverages and illegal drugs.

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Broadway Dogs of 2014 by Jonathan Mandell

Broadway barks indeed. This season, dogs are in the casts of four Broadway shows. All four were rescued from a dog pound, and now perform eight shows a week. Are their Pooper-Scoopers monogr…

Linked From newyorktheater.me at 07:37AM

Seattle Rep hires new managing director from D.C.

Jeffrey Herrmann, managing director of the Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company in Washington, D.C., has been hired by Seattle Repertory Theatre as its new managing director. He replaces Ben Moore…

Linked From The Seattle Times at 07:27AM

James Franco Opens ‘Of Mice and Men’ on Broadway: ‘They Are On Our Asses About Everything!’ by Gordon Cox

“Of Mice and Men” may be a particularly American tale, but Irishman Chris O’Dowd — who stars with James Franco in the Broadway revival that opened April 15 — st…

Linked From Variety at 07:26AM

Oh My Sweet Land, Young Vic, Review by Matt Trueman

Oh My Sweet Land is steeped in melancholy, but teeters dangerously close to indulgence, says Matt Trueman

Linked From The Telegraph at 07:17AM

The ‘Mice’ is right — mostly by Elisabeth Vincentelli

There may be no more strikingly different debuts than the ones James Franco and Chris O’Dowd are making in “Of Mice and Men.” As George, the wandering ranch hand in...

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Preview: Growing into Being/Brave and Barefoot Dance Troupe by Sharon Hoyer

RECOMMENDED  What gives a life meaning? This may be the question, lying at the root of the human heart. Brave and Barefoot Dance Troupe prompts us to ask this question of ourselves in their…

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With perfect casting, Of Mice and Men remains shattering work of art: Review by Richard Ouzounian

James Franco and Chris O’Dowd star in John Steinbeck’s masterpiece, a play for the ages that offers a glimpse into the dark side of the American dream during the Great Depression

Linked From Toronto Star at 07:00AM
Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Henry IV Part II (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, RSC)

Part II suffers from the curse of the sequel but Oliver Ford Davies and Jim Hooper shine

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Review: Henry IV Part I (Royal Shakespeare Theatre, RSC)

RSC Associate Artist Antony Sher returns to play the infamous comic knight Falstaff

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News: Gillian Lynne: ‘Digital age has eroded performer discipline’ by Matthew Hemley

Choreographer and director Gillian Lynne has claimed that performers today are less disciplined than when she began her career and has blamed digital technology for the perceived lapse. Spea…

Linked From The Stage at 06:51AM

Production News: Richard E Grant to appear in Water Babies musical as a hologram by Matthew Hemley

Richard E Grant is to appear in new musical Water Babies as a 3D hologram. The actor will appear “as live” and interact with the cast in his role as Kraken – Lord of the…

Linked From The Stage at 06:51AM

Oh My Sweet Land, Young Vic Theatre by Naima Khan

Written and directed by the ever-varied Amir Nizar Zuabi, Oh My Sweet Land tells the story of a German-Syrian woman living in Paris and struggling with her connection to the raging civil war…

Linked From The Arts Desk at 06:13AM

Ab Cahan’s Ghost Returns in Cartoon Form

The Forverts’ famous ‘Bintel Brief’ gets a second life in Liana Finck’s graphic adaptation of the advice column. And so does its creator Ab Cahan — as a ghost. Clic…

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Education & Training: Something at the New Everyman for every young person by Susan Elkin

Interesting things are going on at the rebuilt Liverpool Everyman. Not least its new Young Everyman Playhouse (YEP) company which has replaced Everyman Youth Theatre with a much wider range …

Linked From The Stage at 05:54AM

Blogs: Michael Coveney: From Bennett to Buffini - the ascension of the Queen on the London stage

From Prunella Scales to Helen Mirren, our chief critic takes a look at Her Majesty's many theatrical incarnations

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Theatre News: Richard E Grant to star in new musical Water Babies

The Withnail and I star will appear as a hologram in the production which is due to open at the Leicester Curve in next week

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News: Fears raised over effects of body criticism on dancers by Ed Frankl

Almost three-quarters of dancers have received a critical comment about their body – primarily from a dance teacher – prompting concern about the negative impact instructors’ comments …

Linked From The Stage at 05:50AM

She Stoops to Conquer, Cygnet Theatre, Exeter by Anne Broom

Cygnet Theatre, Exeter: Gilded picture frames flamboyantly set off this rich comic gem, instantly placing the story's fulsome and decorative characters in period context. Inventively de…

Linked From The Stage at 05:43AM

Henry IV Parts I and II, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon by Natasha Tripney

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon: Continuing his journey through the First Folio, Gregory Doran's excellent productions of Parts I and II of Henry IV for the Royal Shakesp…

Linked From The Stage at 05:43AM

Rodin, London Coliseum by Neil Norman

London Coliseum: Of all the performing arts, dance exhibits the greatest degree of sexuality. Whether it is the amused detachment of Ashton, the pathological passion of MacMillan or the rauc…

Linked From The Stage at 05:43AM

Analysis & Opinion: Letters of the week by The Stage

Stage management, Manhattan arts centre, BAME casting

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TV & radio reviews: TV review: The Trip to Italy; The Guess List by Harry Venning

The return of The Trip is an Italian job well done, says Harry Venning, who also reviews Rob Brydon’s new BBC1 game show

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Review: The Malcontent, Sam Wanamaker Playhouse by Camilla Gurtler

In September 2013 the Globe held auditions for their Globe Young Players, a new initiative aimed at giving new young talent a once in a lifetime opportunity to train with the theatre’s pro…

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Interview: 10 Questions for Russian theatre director Dmitry Krymov by Thomas H Green

Dmitry Krymov (b 1954) is one of Russia’s most groundbreaking and celebrated contemporary theatre directors and set designers. Performances by his “Theatre Laboratory” are renowned for…

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Bourne-again dancers: Lord of the Flies in pictures by Christopher Thomond

A dance-theatre version of William Golding's 1954 novel Lord of the Flies features members of Matthew Bourne's New Adventures company alongside a cast of local boys aged from 10 to their ea…

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Shenton's View: Dirty Rotten insults by Mark Shenton

Just yesterday I mentioned here how producer Robert Fox had advised me, via a Twitter response to a comment I’d made about his production of Fatal Attraction, “time you got a lif…

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Review Roundup: OF MICE AND MEN Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews! by Review Roundups

Directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men officially opens tonight, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre. Let's see what the critics had…

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STAGE TUBE: CINDERELLA's Todd Buonopane Sings 'Everybody's Girl' at BROADWAY SESSIONS by Stage Tube

CINDERELLA's Todd Buonopane performed 'Everybody's Girl' at Broadway Sessions on April 3rd, 2014. Click below to watch him sing

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Louis Armstrong House Museum and Moving Image to Host Special Screening of HELLO, DOLLY!, 5/10 by BroadwayWorld

On Saturday, May 10th, 2014 the Louis Armstrong House Museum and the Museum of the Moving Image will host a dessert reception and special screening of the beloved film musical Hello, Dolly i…

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Stage and Screen Actor Walter Roy Beery Passes Away at 75 by BroadwayWorld

Variety writes that stage and small screen actor Walter Roy Beery passed away on April 6 due to complications from lymphoma. He was 75.

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Robin Williams, Chris Columbus to Return for MRS. DOUBTFIRE Sequel by Movies News Desk

The Hollywood Reporter writes that Fox 2000 is developing a sequel to MRS. DOUBTFIRE, which hit theaters in 1993 starring Robin Williams. Original director Chris Columbus and Williams would …

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AMERICAN IDOL Recap: A Candidate for Clarkson's Crown Emerges & Demi Lovato Critiques (Updated w/ Pictures) by Matt Tamanini

Now that AMERICAN IDOL has pared down its finalists to a manageable seven, the producers decided to bust out the most original theme in the show's 13 seasons, Competitor's Picks. How it basi…

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Prolific Broadway Actor Mitchell Jason Passes Away at 92 by BroadwayWorld

Variety writes that Broadway, film and television actor Mitchell Jason passed away on March 11, 2014. He was 92.

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Hottest Articles on BWW from Wednesday, Apr. 16

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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Tom Hiddleston Calls Shakespeare's Poetry 'A Labyrinth' by Pat Cerasaro

Internationally celebrated stage and screen star Tom Hiddleston discusses the the finer points of the poetry implicit in the language of William Shakespeare as part of a preview clip of a fo…

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Sarah Brightman Visits Space Simulator & Describes It As 'A Moment Of Pure Happiness' by Pat Cerasaro

Internationally celebrated soprano and renown performer Sarah Brightman shares her enthusiasm with her ongoing preparation for her journey into space to sing an aria with a new social media …

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THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: FIDDLER For Passover, With Bette Midler! by Pat Cerasaro

Today, we continue BroadwayWorld's newest feature column with a special Passover Week tribute to one of the most cherished and beloved musicals ever written, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF.

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Julie Halston and Patrick Kerr Lead Wild Root's THE BEAST IN MY PANTS Industry Readings Today by BroadwayWorld

The Wild Root Company, a New York City-based production endeavor committed to the development of new work from emerging playwrights and screenwriters, will present two industry readings of r…

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Julia Murney, Jeremy Jordan & More Set for THE WILD PARTY Concert at 54 Below Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, April 17, Andrew Lippa's iconic musical The Wild Party is back and bigger than ever with a special concert at 54 Below. With the help of Charlie Rosen and his 17-piece Broadway Big …

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Caroline Aaron Stars in LA Debut of BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW at NoHo Arts Center, Now thru 5/25 by BroadwayWorld

49TH Parallel in association the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble NoHo ACE, are thrilled to present the Los Angeles premiere of a new play, BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW, written by Be…

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Broadway Sessions Welcomes Jessica Hendy and More Tonight by BroadwayWorld

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron Bway Wicked, …

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THE REAL THING's Ewan McGregor Narrates BBC Radio 2 Show About Ford Today by BroadwayWorld

Star of Broadway's upcoming show THE REAL THING, Ewan McGregor will be narrating 'Mad About The Mustang' on BBC Radio 2 on April 17, says the Daily Mail.

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BWW Reviews: Shapiro Gives OF MICE AND MEN a Classic Treatment by Michael Dale

Anna D. Shapiro's heartbreaking production sets Steinbeck's intimate drama among cold and merciless images.

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News: Campaign for new Rochdale theatre launched by Nicola Merrifield

Campaigners in Rochdale are calling for a new 500-seat town-centre theatre to be built to provide a venue for smaller touring companies. They claim there are currently no professional small-…

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Theatricals Assemble (That's Not My Job: Part Two) by Jess Gow

I published my last blog post, 'That's Not My Job', on Thursday morning not long after I had woken up. I guess it was around 8 o'clock in the morning. I had submitted the brief column to 'Th…

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HENRY IV part 2 – Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford by Libby Purves

AND SO IT GOES ON… (review of part I just below)         Such is the traditional, ungimmicky nature of Greg Doran’s productions that it is quite a shock when “Rumour”…

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A 21st-century Three Sisters by Anya Reiss

About a week after my modern adaptation of The Seagull closed in 2012 at Southwark Playhouse the director Rusell Bolam texted me, "Same again?" So it’s now in 2014 that at (the new) Southw…

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The new lords of the dance by Lyndsey Winship

When Matthew Bourne invited non-professional dancers to take part in his new show based on William Golding's novel, the response from local lads around the country was explosive'Why did we e…

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Theater Review: The James Franco Project Continues, With Of Mice and Men

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO CALL: Of Mice and Men, Starring James Franco and Chris O'Dowd, Opens on Broadway; Red Carpet Arrivals by Matthew Blank and Joseph Marzullo

The Broadway revival of John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men, which marks the Main Stem debuts of co-stars James Franco and Chris O'Dowd, officially opened April 16 at the Longacre Theat…

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News: Tax breaks a ‘game changer’ for theatre, says Sonia Friedman by Nicola Merrifield

Sonia Friedman has praised the government’s forthcoming tax reliefs for the theatre sector, calling them a “game changer” for less experienced producers. The commercial producer, who r…

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HENRY IV PART 1 – Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford by Libby Purves

BOOZE AND BATTLE, GRACE AND HUMANITY             The tale of troubled Henry, threatened by rebellion, haunted by guilt at Richard’s murder and exasperated by the follies of …

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From Arena Stage to The Booth: ‘The Velocity of Autumn’ Interviews: Part 2: Meet Director Molly Smith and Cast Members Estelle Parsons and Stephen by Joel Markowitz

This upcoming Monday night-on April 21st-The Velocity of Autumn by Eric Coble opens on Broadway at The Booth Theatre. It’s been an exciting journey so far for the play that entertaine…

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'Modern exile': Paul McGann and Anya Reiss on relocating Chekhov to Yemen by David Jays

The dark and panoramic Three Sisters has been relocated to the Middle East and set among British diplomats and military. The play's adapter and star explain why"The play has turned out …

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Info You Can Use: Evidence vs. Emotion In Fundraising by Joe Patti

This week Marginal Revolution blog linked to a study addressing the claim of many donors that they are motivated to give by the effectiveness of the charity. The researchers worked with the …

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Boy & Girl: Oscar Theatre Company by Sonny Clarke

Oscar Theatre Company transforms the bunkerish Visy theatre at the Brisbane Powerhouse into a sassy, sexy cabaret club for a titillating gender-bending performance, Boy & Girl. The cast…

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TASTE: 100% – SWEET by Lemonmeter

SWEET It’s hard to imagine what would ever drive someone to the point where they would want to be consumed by another human being but Taste treats this bizarre scenario with an unflinching…

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Best Shakespeare productions: Much Ado About Nothing by Michael Billington

From Robert Stephens and Maggie Smith to Simon Russell Beale and Zoë Wanamaker, countless duos have sparred as Benedick and Beatrice. What's your favourite version?Charles I famously wrote …

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Richard E Grant to star in Water Babies musical by Anita Singh

Grant will play the Kraken in an updating of Charles Kingsley's classic story

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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EVERYTHING YOU TOUCH: 88% – SWEET by Lemonmeter

SWEET The performances, particularly of the two leads, are confident, nuanced and memorable. And the rich sensory feast Kubzansky and her team have served up — which also includes lighting…

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Review: Of Mice and Men by BroadwaySpotted

  By Laura Blackwell   Of Mice and Men tells the well known story of two migrant workers in search of a better life during the Great Depression. An emotional tale about the Americ…

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Thursday, April 17, 2014 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Free Industry Readings of Jonathan Kravetz's The Beast in My Pants, With Julie Halston, Patrick Kerr, Held April 17 by Michael Gioia

The Wild Root Company, a New York City-based production endeavor committed to the development of new work from emerging playwrights and screenwriters, presents two industry readings of playw…

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Tonya Pinkins and Roscoe Orman Star in Off-Broadway's The Fabulous Miss Marie, Beginning April 17 by Andrew Gans

Woodie King Jr.'s New Federal Theatre continues its 44th season with Ed Bullins' The Fabulous Miss Marie, which plays a limited Off-Broadway engagement April 17-May 18 at the Castill…

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Heath Calvert, Jarrod Spector, Emily Padgett, Rebecca Naomi Jones and More Read Nobody Loves You April 17-18 by Michael Gioia

The Araca Group presents a two-week developmental reading of Nobody Loves You, a musical comedy with book and lyrics by Itamar Moses and music and lyrics by Gaby Alter, with presentations Ap…

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Gretchen Egolf Stars as Candida at the Pittsburgh Public Beginning April 17; Ted Pappas Directs by Michael Gioia

Pittsburgh Public Theater's "Masterpiece" season continues with George Bernard Shaw's Candida, directed by Ted Pappas, beginning April 17, prior to an official opening Apri…

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Cast of 35, Culled from Worlds of Broadway, Cabaret and Opera, Are Part of Nicholas Nickleby, A New Musical, Beginning April 17 by Andrew Gans

Theater for the New City, which is under the leadership of executive director Crystal Field, presents Nicholas Nickleby, A New Musical April 17-May 5 at the Joyce and Seward Johnson Theater.

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Andrew Lippa's Wild Party Gets Jazz Makeover, With Julia Murney, Jeremy Jordan and More, April 17 at 54 Below by Adam Hetrick

Original The Wild Party star Julia Murney is joined by Jeremy Jordan, Leslie Kritzer and more for a special one-night-only concert of re-imagined songs from that Andrew Lippa Drama Desk Awar…

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Act One, Stage Adaptation of Moss Hart's Theatrical Memoir, Opens on Broadway April 17 by Adam Hetrick and Michael Gioia

Act One, the new stage production based on the memoir of Broadway playwright, director and lyricist Moss Hart, officially opens on Broadway April 17 at Lincoln Center Theater's Vivian Be…

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Lauren Molina and Steel Burkhardt Lead Regional Premiere of Murder Ballad, Beginning April 17 by Adam Hetrick

Lauren Molina and Steel Burkhardt star in the regional premiere of the Off-Broadway rock musical Murder Ballad, which begins performances April 17 at TUTS Underground in Houston, TX.

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

Where the principals of the Broadway play Act One pursued their college studies.

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Broadway's Leading Ladies Go Commercial, Part 1: Florence Henderson, Ethel Merman, Carol Channing and More in Ads from 1950s-70s by David Gewirtzman

Sit in front of a television set long enough, and you'll probably see a familiar Broadway face or two — and not just on your regularly scheduled programs, but in the commercials, t…

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From the Small Screen to the Great White Way: 11 TV Stars We'd Love to See on Broadway by Benjamin Solomon

Playbill.com offers a collection of actors recently seen on TV that we hope will soon perform on the Broadway stage. 

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Opening Night: Once in a Lifetime! Moss Hart Bio-Drama Act One Opens Tonight at Lincoln Center Theater

James Lapine's adaptation of Hart's legendary memoir stars Tony Shalhoub and Santino Fontana.

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Video Flash: See Santino Fontana and Tony Shalhoub in Action in This Preview Montage From Broadway's Act One

The new James Lapine play is an adaptation of Moss Hart's memoir of the same name.

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A Report on ‘TYGER’ at banished? productions by Justin Schneider

Following a first workshop production at the Shakespeare Theatre Company’s Happenings at the Harman series, banished? productions have returned with version two of their work in progre…

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Hello, Mr. President! Jackie and Marilyn Starts Performances Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Sheri Graubert’s Jackie and Marilyn begins performances on April 17 at The Lion Theatre at Theatre Row. Under the direction of Sanja Bestic, the play will open officially on April 18 a…

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Curtain Up on Act One! Moss Hart’s Story Opens on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Act One, written and directed by James Lapine, celebrates its Broadway opening on April 17 at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater. The play brings to life the story of of Moss Hart,…

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The Mystery of Irma Vep Opens Off-Broadway with Arnie Burton & Robert Sella by Ryan McPhee

The 30th anniversary revival of Charles Ludlam’s The Mystery of Irma Vep celebrates its official opening on April 17. The play stars Arnie Burton and Robert Sella, who both play multip…

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‘Soul Train’ Latest Jukebox Musical Headed to Broadway by Diamond Grant

It seems as if Soul Train is set to be Broadway’s newest jukebox musical joining the likes of Motown the Musical and Jersey Boys. The announcement was made Tuesday that Rock of Ages p…

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Picture of the Week, April 17, 2014 by The Charlebois Post

Another COC season, another array of perfect Michael Cooper photos - this one for Hercules (with Eric Owens). Mr. Cooper has ensnared the magic of the Peter Sellars production (with a brilli…

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