Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater News: Bullets Over Broadway to Close

The new musical adaptation of the 1994 Woody Allen film will shutter at the St. James Theatre.

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Woody Allen's Bullets Over Broadway, Starring Zach Braff & Marin Mazzie, Will Close on the Great White Way by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Don't speak! Bullets Over Broadway, which stars Zach Braff and Marin Mazzie, will shutter on the Great White Way on August 24. The world premiere of the musical adaptation of Woody …

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“Once” – the Broadway musical, now playing at Pantages – Los Angeles theater review by Zach Jacobs

Attending the opening night performance of the national touring Broadway production of Once at the Pantages Theatre this past Thursday, starring Stuart Ward and Dani De Waal, I was reminded …

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Breaking News: BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Sets August Closing Date by BroadwayWorld

The world premiere production of the new musical comedy BULLETS OVER BROADWAY,written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film and directed a…

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Broderick, Lane rule Broadway again with ‘It’s Only a Play’ by Michael Riedel

The boys still have it! Matthew Broderick and Nathan Lane, starring this fall in Terrence McNally’s “It’s Only a Play,” are still box office gold. The revival, which opens Oct....

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'Gun Show' is about gun ownership outside debate lines by Kerry Reid

THEATER REVIEWS: "The Gun Show" at 16th Street Theater ★★★ and "Catch the Fish" by Poor Theatre ★★ "The Gun Show"

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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ArtsBeat: “Bullets Over Broadway,” the Musical, to Close Aug. 24 by Patrick Healy

The musical based on Woody Allen’s “Bullets Over Broadway” will end its run at the St. James Theater on Aug. 24

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Why didn’t The Second City expansion happen sooner?

The Second City, Chicago’s fabled improv mecca, announced Tuesday that it has signed a lease with Old Town Development Associates, L.L.C., that will enable it to double its footprint at 23…

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Julius Caesar at Shakespeare's Globe by John Morrison

The last time I saw Julius Caesar, it was an all-female version set in a prison. Dominic Dromgoole's version at the Globe contains no such radical turnarounds. The production uses what his p…

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Upcoming Broadway Comedy Seeking Submissions for “You Kept it With You” Sweepstakes by Broadway's Best Shows

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman’s Pulitzer Prize winning play You Can’t Take It With You, which will be returning to Broadway beginning August 26th …

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Sean McDermott, Sarah Litzsinger and More Set for NYMF's 'THE MUSIC BOX', 7/23 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway veterans Sean McDermott and Sarah Litzsinger will join a cast of seasoned performers in The New York Musical Theatre Festival's NYMF The Music Box, An Evening of Lady Composers on J…

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Flashy Promo Video For BROADWAY THE HARDWAY With Hall, Magnussen, Maroulis & More by Pat Cerasaro

An attention-grabbing new promotional video for the upcoming theatrical rock showcase BROADWAY THE HARDWAY featuring appearances by Lena Hall amp The Deafening, Billy Magnussen amp Reserved …

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The Afternoon Report, Tuesday, July 22, 2014 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter – http://twitter.com/BBBway Our new office mascot, HEDWIG the Angry Inchworm!…

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Theater News: John Strand to Join Arena Stage as a Yearlong Resident Playwright

The residency is part of Arena's American Voices New Play Institute.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Comtemporary American Theater Festival (CATF): ‘Uncanny Valley’ by Robert Michael Oliver

We are definitely a culture acraze with technology. I-Phones are only on the lower end of the spectrum: we have virtual realities, simulated sports, robotic housecleaners, robotic warehous…

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Theater Review: ‘Drop Dead Perfect,’ a Comedy With Everett Quinton by Anita Gates

In the plot-filled comedy “Drop Dead Perfect,” Everett Quinton plays a spinster in the Florida Keys.

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Liza Colon-Zayas on the Hilarity and Heartbreak in Between Riverside and Crazy by Broadway.com

Between Riverside and Crazy's Liza Colon-Zayas on the hope, humor and New York City realness in Stephen Adly Guirgis' new play.

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Fully Committed to Be Revived at London's Menier Chocolate Factory; Kevin Bishop to Star by Mark Shenton

Becky Mode's Fully Committed, the Off-Broadway hit which received its British premiere at London's Menier Chocolate Factory in 2004, is to be revived there in a new production, direc…

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92nd Street Y's Fall Programming to Feature Jersey Boys' "Midtown Men," John Doyle Talkback and More by Michael Gioia

The 92nd Street Y has announced its fall 2014 programming of talks, classes, performances and more. Highlights include talkbacks with the "Midtown Men" of Jersey Boys and John Doyl…

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PHOTO CALL: James Monroe Iglehart, Vincent Pastore, Ronnie Spector, Megan Hilty, Caissie Levy and More Celebrate Piece of My Heart by Matthew Blank

Piece of My Heart, a new musical based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns, opened Off-Broadway July 21 at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature …

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Opportunity: Free Theatre Workshop at Tara Arts Theatre by Lucia Genziani

FREE Theatre Workshop Earlsfield Are you aged between 14-21? Would you like to perform in a spectacular outdoor show? Are you available from Tuesday 12 to Saturday 16 August? If yes, Tara Ar…

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Ticket Offer: £12 Tickets to Richard III at St Paul’s Church by Lucia Genziani

We’ve teamed up with Iris Theatre to bring you the chance to get £12 tickets to their latest show, a new retelling of Shakespeare’s Richard III. Read on for details of how to claim the …

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Review: Brass City Blues by Michael Block

Write what you know is something all writers take to heart. Sometimes they take it a little too seriously. In Eddie and the Palaceades, writer and lyricist Roy O’Neil pays homage to the Pa…

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Laura Michelle Kelly At FINDING NEVERLAND Sitzprobe by Pat Cerasaro

The cast of the hotly anticipated new stage adaptation of the recent PETER PAN-centric film FINDING NEVERLAND is currently in rehearsals and they joined together for a sitzprobe sing-through…

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Tyne Daly, Audra McDonald, Bernadette Peters, Chita Rivera, Alec Baldwin, David Henry Hwang and More Set for the 92Y in 2014 by BroadwayWorld

92Y celebrates all things Theater -- plays, musicals including theater's sister, movie musicals, songwriters, actors, playwrights -- even Broadway ghosts

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Zach Braff, Marin Mazzie, Betsy Wolfe & More to Visit BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK This Week! by BroadwayWorld

This week's event is set to feature the casts of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, PIECE OF MY HEART, CINDERELLA, AVENUE Q and BULLETS OVER BROADWAY. Check back later for a complete list of schedule…

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Amy Ryan to Join Tom Hanks & Mark Rylance in Steven Spielberg's Cold War Thriller; Billy Magnussen & Alan Alda in Talks by Movies News Desk

According to Deadline, Amy Ryan has signed on to join Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance in Steven Spielberg's upcoming Cold War thriller, hitting theaters on Oct. 6, 2015. In addition, the report n…

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Review: (Winnipeg) Eurosmash! (Fringe) by The Charlebois Post

Rock Bang!by Edgar Governo@pseudohistorianAnyone who has seen a concert by German siblings Astrid and Otto Rot (the alter egos of Australian non-siblings Clare Bartholomew and Daniel Tobias)…

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Review: (Winnipeg) Executing Justice (Fringe) by The Charlebois Post

Hatred on Trialby Edgar Governo@pseudohistorianThere hasn't been an execution in Canada since a double hanging on December 11, 1962, but Bill Pats takes us into a hypothetical Canadian futur…

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HotCity chooses a dark comedy for production

'Marla and Her Prayers' faces issues of forgiveness. 

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Hmong-American photographer is a pioneer

Pao Houa Her of Lino Lakes takes photos that explore the duality of being both Hmong and American.

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Deathtrap , St Edmund's Hall, Southwold by Ben Sharratt

St Edmund's Hall, Southwold: More than 30 years since it became the longest-running thriller on Broadway, Ira Levin's play within a play still packs an evil punch. The force of that pun…

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Taming of the Shrew to reunite Ben Carlson, Deborah Hay on Stratford stage by Richard Ouzounian

Shakespeare comedy to be part of 2015 season, along with Hamlet, Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The Sound of Music and Carousel, Ben Jonson’s The Alchemist and John Mighton’s Possible Worlds

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Return of the Gargoyle Woman by Raven Snook

Everett Quinton finally plays another shady lady — Although the Peccadillo Theater Company’s new comedy Drop Dead Perfect sends up a wide range of American cultural touchstones&#…

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Film News: Amy Ryan, Alan Alda, and Billy Magnussen Join Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance in Steven Spielberg Film

The as-yet-unnamed Cold War spy thriller is based on the true story of CIA agent James Donovan.

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Michelle Williams Extends Role Through November 9 by Roundabout

We are pleased to announce that 3-time Academy Award nominee & Golden Globe winner, Michelle Williams has extended her acclaimed run as "Sally Bowles" in Cabaret on Broadway through Nov…

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‘Song of Myself: The Whitman Project’ Extra Performance Tonight at 7:15 PM at The Mountain @Mt. Vernon UMC-900 Massachusetts Avenue, NW by Admin

Due to popular demand, Song of Myself: The Whitman Project has added an additional performance at the 2014 Capital Fringe Festival. TONIGHT AT 7:15 PM  At Mountain @ Mt. Vernon UMC ̵…

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Review: Love and Human Remains

Brad Fraser's dark drama of sex, lies, and serial murder comes to the Peter Jay Sharp Theater.

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Okwui Okpokwasili performs “Bronx Gothic” – Los Angeles dance theater review by Linda Ravenswood

In the corner of the theatre, as the audience files in, performer Okwui Okpokwasili has already begun her tour de force. With her back to the crowd, she shows a flash of sleek, muscular, jit…

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Fuse Theater Review: Richard Snee and Paula Plum Make for a Rewarding “Auld Lang Syne” by Terry Byrne

Local playwright Jack Neary always captures the frisson of nostalgia and resentment familiar to Catholic school graduates of a certain era, teasing gently without ever offending.

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Daae Days: Backstage at The Phantom of the Opera with Sierra Boggess, Episode 4: Club Christine, Part 1 by Broadway.com

In this week's episode Sierra Boggess takes us into the exclusive Club Christine. In part one of two, Sierra gabs with nine of the Phantom's past and present Christines. Co…

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Odds & Ends: Spend Friday Nights With Kristin Chenoweth, Weird Al Yankovic Could Write for Broadway & More by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Spend Your Fall Friday Nights With Kristin Chenoweth Well now we know what we'll be doing on Friday nights this fall!…

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NYIT Award Nominees, Celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, Announced; Tandy Cronyn, The Gallery Players and More Nominated by Carey Purcell

The New York Innovative Theatre Foundation, which celebrates Off-Off-Broadway, has announced the nominees for its annual awards.

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CUE & A: Stage and Screen Star Julia Stiles on Babysitting Allergies, Mamet Men and Her Current Project, Phoenix by Matthew Blank

Film star Julia Stiles, who returns to the New York stage July 28 in Scott Organ's Phoenix at the Cherry Lane Theatre, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, backsta…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Happy Birthday, Alan Menken by Playbill Staff

Alan Menken, who won the 2012 Tony Award for Best Original Score of Broadway's Newsies, celebrates his birthday July 22. Playbill.com looks back at his career with clips from his musical…

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Broadway Box Office Analysis, July 14-20: Holler Closes With a Bang While Rocky Fights for an Audience by Robert Simonson

Playbill's new weekly feature examines the box-office trends of the past week.

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More Criticisms of LA Theater’s 99 Seat Plan by Colin Mitchell

Things are certainly coming to a head on this, you can check out a couple of the stories we’ve posted on the subject here and here and here. This latest addition is from Kyle Nudo and …

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The Barrymore Theatre Box Office Opens Tomorrow for ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ by Broadway's Best Shows

The Barrymore Theatre box office will open tomorrow, Wednesday, July 23, for tickets to the National Theatre production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time. The acclaimed ne…

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Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez Joins Cast of ‘Pippin’ as “Berthe” Tonight by Broadway's Best Shows

Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez, who appeared in the legendary original cast of A Chorus Line and was also a replacement for the role of “Fastrada” in the original production of Pippin…

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John Kander, Bill T. Jones, BAM & More to Receive 2013 National Medals of Arts by BroadwayWorld

President Barack Obama will present the National Medals of Arts in conjunction with the National Humanities Medals on Monday, July 28, 2014, at 300 p.m. ET, in an East Room ceremony at the W…

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Rob Evan & Morgan James Perform 'Total Eclipse Of The Heart' From DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES by Pat Cerasaro

Talented rock tenor Rob Evan joins with Broadway regular Morgan James to perform a standout selection from the score for DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES, the chart-topping gothic pop anthem 'Total Ecl…

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Burke Moses, Whitney Bashor, John Hickok & More Join Kathleen Marshall's UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN at Denver Center Theatre Company; Full Cast Announ by BroadwayWorld

The Denver Center Theatre Company today announced the complete cast and creative team for the highly anticipated new adaptation of Meredith Willson's classic musical, THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BR…

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Spotight On...Courter Simmons by Michael Block

Name: Courter SimmonsHometown: Milpitas, CA (It sounds like “Mule Penis”, but it means “Little Cornfields” in some native South American language… at least that’s what they told …

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Review: Midlife Crisis Dreams by Michael Block

Everyone has a dream, no matter what the age. Making those dreams come true is the challenge. When a group of pals who get together weekly to jam get the opportunity of a lifetime to play a …

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Tonight at 6 PM: The Daily Dish: Now Serving David Hagedorn (Plus A Second Helping of Mykl Wu) by Jenny Splitter by Guest Author

Tonight at 6:00 PM at the Goethe Institut, the cast of The Dish welcomes the fabulous, ready-to-dish David Hagedorn. Hagedorn is a food and travel writer, dining columnist, cookbook auth…

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Rick Faugno Joins Cast of REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW by Dom O'hanlon

It has been reported that JERSEY BOYS alumni Rick Faugno has joined previously announced cast members Cady Huffman and Kate Shindle in the world premiere of REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR…

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater News: Taylor Mac, The Civilians, and More Awarded New Victory Theater LabWorks Residencies

Ten new works have been selected for the children's theater's 2014-15 season.

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Meet The Shrew Who Will Become Your New Crush: Elissa Klie

BroadwayBox gets to know all about up-and-coming actress Elissa Klie, who stars as Katharine in the current off-Broadway production of Taming of the Shrew.

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Off-Broadway Theater Review: DROP DEAD PERFECT (Theatre at St. Clement’s) by Dmitry Zvonkov

A DROP-DEAD DELIGHT Delightful in an over-the-top yet grounded and sympathetic portrayal of Idris Seabright, a well-off spinster obsessed with memories of her long-gone Latin lover, Everett …

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Someone Stop the “Cats” Revival, Right Meow! by Shane Jewell

To get off the Do Not Resuscitate list, you don't need some cheesy gimmick.

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ArtsCentric celebrates African-American female vocal artists in 'Sincerely, Me' by Tim Smith , The Baltimore Sun

A couple of times during the ambitious production the audience is asked to imagine how poorer our world would be without the legacy of African-American women who raised their voices in song.

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8 Performing Arts Summer Camps and Their Famous Alumni

Going away to summer camp is a time-honored tradition, offering kids and teens the chance to make new friends, see new places, and experience life away from home. But it’s not all bonf…

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Stephen Sorokoff My View: Breaking the Code at Barrington Stage by Suzanna Bowling

Stephen Sorokoff My View: Breaking the Code at Barrington Stage: It was ironic that Mark H. Dold, who so expertly portrayed Alan Touring in Barrington Stage’s production of Breaking the C…

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The Bolshoi Ballet at Lincoln Center: lots of swans, but not so many stars by Robert Johnson | For The Star-Ledger

Like most modern re-interpreters of "Swan Lake," choreographer Yuri Grigorovich does not believe in redemption.

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'Arcadia': Mamai Theatre takes on Tom Stoppard's time-shifting masterpiece (review) by Andrea Simakis

"Arcadia" has lost none of its power to enthrall, confound and charm. Fact is, as scientists warn of close shaves with species-killing asteroids and the deadly creep of climate cha…

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Verb Ballets warming up something different in Anthony Krutzkamp's 'Similar' by Zachary Lewis

Motivated to revamp some of ballet's core maneuvers, Verb Ballets guest choreographer Anthony Krutzkamp crafted "Similar" in part to revamp the running and lifting that occupied hi…

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Billy Joel to Receive Gershwin Prize for Popular Song by Allan Kozinn

The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song will got to Billy Joel.

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Billy Joel to be honored with U.S. Gershwin Prize

Grammy-award winning singer-songwriter Billy Joel, who penned hit tunes such as "Piano Man" and "New York State of Mind," will receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song…

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Library honors Billy Joel with Gershwin Prize

Library of Congress has picked its newest honoree.        

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‘Fun Home’ Star Sails to ‘Unsinkable Molly Brown’ Revival by Gordon Cox

Beth Malone, one of the stars of last season’s Off Broadway hit “Fun Home,” will take on the title role in the Denver Center Theater Company’s upcoming revival of …

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Review: NYMF 2014: Mother Jones and the Children's Crusade; Oprahfication; The Travels

This is TheaterMania's fourth roundup of reviews for the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival.

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‘Intimate Apparel’ at Eclipe Theatre lays bare a woman’s difficult relationship

Eclipse Theatre has staged a beautifully fine-tuned revival of Lynn Nottage’s heart-piercing 2003 play, “Intimate Apparel,” whichoffers a very different view of female oppression and s…

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Party Like a Rock Legend with the Cast of Piece of My Heart on Opening Night by Broadway.com

Party like a rock legend with the cast of the new musical Piece of My Heart, which tells the story of songwriting great Bert Berns, as they celebrate opening at the Pershing Square Signature…

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PBS Arts Festival Will Feature Sweeney Todd, The Nance, Porgy and Bess Plus Kristin Chenoweth and More; Broadcast Dates Announced by Andrew Gans

Programming for the 2014 PBS Arts Fall Festival, which returns in September with 11 weekly programs, has been announced.

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Zach Braff and Marin Mazzie Among 40 Artists Set for July 24 Broadway in Bryant Park Concert; Lineup Announced by Andrew Gans

The lineup for the July 24 Broadway in Bryant Park concert, the third presentation in the 14th season of the annual lunchtime series, has been announced. Over 40 artists will be part of the …

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Christina Hendricks Reveals MAD MEN Cast Sang Showtunes At Series Wrap Party by Pat Cerasaro

MAD MEN and COMPANY star Christina Hendricks shares that the cast of the popular AMC period-set drama series enjoy singing showtunes at cast celebrations according to a new interview.

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Review: Invincible, St James Theatre by Katie Smith

Transferring from the Orange Tree in Richmond to the St James Theatre, Invincible by Torben Betts examines class and the north/south divide through humour and startling moments of sincerity.…

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Review: The Tempest, Cockpit Theatre by Katie Smith

Tree Folk Theatre, which specialises in bringing to life folklore and classics, has stamped this trademark on Shakespeare’s The Tempest, which is staged in the round at the Cockpit Theatre…

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Interview with Mary Rodgers by Michael Portantiere

The current issue of The Sondheim Review includes Michael Portantiere's recent interview with Mary Rodgers; the publication has given Talkin' Broadway permission to reprint the interview onl…

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Photo Flash: Jaleel White Visits Off-Broadway's iLUMINATE at New World Stages by BroadwayWorld

The cast of iLUMINATE received a special backstage visit from Jaleel White after their July 18th performance. White, who shot to superstardom as Steve Urkel on ABC''s long-running "Family Ma…

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Ty Jones on Bringing Romeo and Juliet to Harlem by Glenn Quentin

Why wait in line at the crack of dawn to see Shakespeare in the Park if you don’t have to?  The Classical Theatre of Harlem’s free production of Romeo N Juliet at the Richar…

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VIDEO: Jessica Chastain in New International Trailer for MISS JULIE by Movies News Desk

Following today's news that Liv Ullmann's MISS JULIE, starring Jessica Chastain and Colin Farrell will have its world premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival, an all-new int…

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Fall PBS Specials Announced - Kristin Chenoweth, PORGY & BESS, SWEENEY TODD, Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett, CATS & More! by BroadwayWorld

Announced today at the Television Critics Association Press Tour, the 2014 PBS Arts Fall Festival returns in September with 11 weekly programs featuring classic Broadway hits, music from aro…

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Broadway Grosses July 14 – July 20, 2014 by Broadway's Best Shows

Broadway’s Best Shows knows that you want to see the best of the best! To help you out, we’re seeking out raw sales facts so you know what to see to stay current. Weekly grosses and othe…

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‘Les Miz’ Welcomes New “Javert” Tonight by Broadway's Best Shows

Adam Monley, who usually performs the roles of the Bishop of Digne and Combeferre in Broadway’s Les Misérables, will assume the role of Javert beginning July 22 through August 10. Acc…

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‘Once:’ Music That Moves Me (VIDEO) by Broadway's Best Shows

The Broadway cast of Once was asked about the music that moves them. Here is what a few of the cast members had to say!

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Spotlight On...Adam Harvey by Michael Block

Name: Adam HarveyHometown: Santa Fe, New MexicoEducation: Autodidact for the Joyce, Texas Tech University for the Drama, and the University of San Martin, Tarapoto, Peru for the shamanism.Fa…

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The Playwright’s Playground: The Playmakers CATF 2014: An Interview with Playwright Christina Anderson (‘The Ashes Under Gait City’) by Sydney-C by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

This Special Edition of The Playwright’s Playground continues The Playmaker Series: CATF 2014. In a series of in depth conversations, I speak with the artistic teams associated with the pl…

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St. Louis Park artist paints a path less traveled into figurative art

Artist Malcolm Liepke, a St. Louis Park native, has built an international audience for his paintings and drawings.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Reviews - 2014 New York Musical Theater Festival (NYMF) - Part Two by Christopher Caggiano

Here's my second installment of reviews from this year's New York Musical Theater Festival (NYMF). I continue to be impressed at the overall higher caliber of shows at this year's festival. …

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2014 NYIT Awards (Off-Off Broadway) Nominees by Jonathan Mandell

  The nominees listed below for the 10th annual New York Innovative Theater Awards, honoring theaters and theater artists working Off-Off Broadway, include 130 individual artists, 58 di…

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How Zak Resnick Became My New Theater Crush by Linda

You might not have heard of Bert Berns, but you've definitely heard his songs. "Twist and Shout." "I Want Candy." "Hang On Sloopy." Just to name a few. People remember who performed these so…

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Madame Butterfly at Glimmerglass by Susan Galbraith

I will wager, folks, that this year’s Glimmerglass production is the most dramatically sound, compellingly truthful, and emotionally wrenching Madame Butterfly that you will ever see. For …

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VIDEO: Iconic Characters from 80s TV 'Sing' FROZEN's 'Let It Go' by Movies News Desk

The footage has edited together video from classic '80's TV to make the iconic characters of the small screen 'sing' the lyrics to Frozen's hit song 'Let It Go.'

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Hollywood Filmmaker Garry Marshall Finds New York Stage Project, Opening in October by Carey Purcell

Mike Bencivenga's new play Billy & Ray, a comedy about the birth of film noir, will make its New York debut at the Vineyard Theatre directed by Hollywood veteran Garry Marshall.

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PHOTO CALL: The Legend Returns! Patti LuPone Ignites a Torch at 54 Below by Matthew Blank

Olivier and two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone returned to the Manhattan nightspot 54 Below July 21.

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Complete Casting Announced for New Adaptation of Unsinkable Molly Brown, Helmed By Kathleen Marshall by Andrew Gans

The Denver Center Theatre Company has announced complete casting for the new adaptation of Meredith Willson's classic musical The Unsinkable Molly Brown, which will begin previews S…

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PHOTO CALL: Lena Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Bryce Pinkham, Adam Chanler-Berat, Robin De Jesus and More Stand Up for Freedom by Matthew Blank

Lena Hall, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Telly Leung and more were part of the annual benefit concert Broadway Stands Up for Freedom, which takes place July 21 at the Skirball Center.

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Review: How the 1% Schemes by Michael Block

During the height of the Occupy Wall Street Movement, debates raged on as the protestors riled up the troops. All the while the elite 1% watched on from their fancy penthouses. That image to…

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Best Alan Menken Songs on His 65th Birthday by Jonathan Mandell

Alan Menken was born on July 22, 1949 – 65 years ago. He has been composing music for musicals on stage and screen steadily for 35 years, starting with his collaboration with Howard As…

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Tom Basden: finding the funny in the prison of your personality by Stephanie Merritt

As Holes opens in London, the playwright talks about the loneliness of standup, his affection for his characters and having a plane-crash comedy open at the time of a real air disasterVery r…

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How Shakespeare in Love's director taught me to talk like Juliet by Andrew Dickson

Could you say 'Gallop apace, you fiery-footed steeds' to a paying audience? As Shakespeare in Love hits the stage, our writer gets a masterclass in how to perform the bard's trickier li…

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Barrymore Theatre Box Office for THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Opens Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

The Barrymore Theatre box office opens tomorrow, Wednesday, July 23, for tickets to the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, the acclaimed new pl…

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BoHo Theatre to Present DOGFIGHT, ORDINARY DAYS & More in 2015 by BroadwayWorld

Following up the success of its landmark 10th anniversary season, BoHo Theatre has announced its lineup for its 11th Season. BoHo has gained widespread acclaim for the quality and range of i…

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Leigh Silverman, Mark Brokaw, Juliette Carillo & More Set for Sundance Institute's Theatre Directors Retreat in France by BroadwayWorld

Sundance Institute and the LUMA Foundation today announced that the two organizations will again collaborate to host the second Sundance Institute LUMA Foundation Theatre Directors Retreat …

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Cirque du Soleil's VAREKAI Begins Next Week at Barclays Center by BroadwayWorld

Cirque du Soleil returns to Brooklyn next week with its newest arena show, Varekai, which will perform at Barclays Center 620 Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn from July 30 through August 3 for se…

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Photo Coverage: Inside I HAD A BALL Reading with Lesli Margherita, Bruce Vilanch & More! by Kevin Thomas Garcia

UnsungMusicalsCo. UMC continues its 2014 developmental reading series at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center with a special presentation of I Had a Ball, th…

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VIDEO: Look Out Idina & Kristin! YouTubers Present All-Male Medley of WICKED Songs by Stage Tube

Below, check out YouTube stars Peter Hollens and Nick Pitera in a male-only medley of songs from the Broadway musical WICKED

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Shenton's View: Gone but never to be forgotten: the passing of another theatrical legend by Mark Shenton

I’m in Provincetown at the extreme tip of Cape Cod this week and next on holiday, and even here I can’t seem to get away from the theatre. The place – a tiny, historic seaside&…

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Notes from the Playing Field: On Diversity, Identity, and Mosaics by Kim Peter Kovac

(This post is a part of the Diversity & Inclusion blog salon led by Online Curator Jacqueline E. Lawton. Check out further Diversity & Inclusion interviews on Jacqueline’s blog…

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‘Searching for the Perfect Nanny: Meet the Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious Children of SSMT’s Magical Premiere of Mary Poppins’: Part Two: El by Diane Jackson Schnoor

Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre opens the regional premiere of the practically perfect musical Mary Poppins, this Wednesday, July 23. In part two of a three part interview series, we meet tw…

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Obituaries: Obituary: Ray Lonnen by Richard Anthony Baker

A well-known face in television drama, Ray Lonnen is best remembered for the Cold War spy drama The Sandbaggers (1978-80), the first of the genre that was more concerned with political intri…

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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ArtsBeat: London Theater Journal: On Artifice and Oxygen, Earnest and Jeeves by Ben Brantley

Productions of the comedies “Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense” and “The Importance of Being Earnest” operate on the “it’s only a play,” calling attention to the artifice …

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ArtsBeat: Learning ‘Lear’: We Really Are Putting on a Play by John Lithgow

John Lithgow gets a visit by an old friend.

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Theater News: Susan Blackwell to Host Volleygirls Benefit Concert

The hit musical from the 2013 New York Musical Theatre Festival will perform a cabaret at 54 Below.

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Moving Too Fast? Hardly! The Last 5 Years Film, Starring Jeremy Jordan & Anna Kendrick, to Debut at Toronto Film Festival by Ryan McPhee

See, we’re smiling at this news! The film adaptation of Jason Robert Brown’s The Last 5 Years, starring Broadway fave Jeremy Jordan and movie musical darling Anna Kendrick, will …

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Cultivating Artistic Curiosity by HowlRound

By Lisa Portes. Artistic curiosity is an interactive discipline. It requires the deliberate practice of moving beyond the comfort of recognition towards the startling and unforeseen. I wonde…

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Hollywood Filmmaker Gary Marshall Finds New York Stage Project, Opening in October by Carey Purcell

Mike Bencivenga's new play Billy & Ray, a comedy about the birth of film noir, will make its New York debut at the Vineyard Theatre directed by Hollywood veteran Gary Marshall.

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"The Last Five Years" Film, With Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick, Will Premiere at TIFF by Michael Gioia

Richard LaGravenese's big-screen adaptation of Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years, starring Tony Award nominees Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick, will premiere at the 2014 Toron…

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Contemporary Musicals Dogfight and Ordinary Days Will Hit Chicago Stages by Michael Gioia

BoHo Theatre has announced its lineup for its 11th season, which will include the Chicago premiere of the Benj Pasek and Justin Paul-scored musical Dogfight, Adam Gwon's Ordinary Da…

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Gidion’s Knot by Tim Treanor

Gidion’s Knot is a story of irredeemable grief. It is a story about the fragility of childhood, and whether it is the duty of parents to protect their children or to let them flower. It is…

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Spotlight On...Billy Hipkins by Michael Block

Name: Billy HipkinsHometown: Verona, NJ Education: Yes, thank you.Select Credits: Broadway: Anna Karenina, the Musical… the Musical.  Toured the USA as a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle, …

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News: Ian McKellen criticises low pay for actors by Matthew Hemley

Ian McKellen has claimed actors are having to turn down roles because of the poor pay they are offered, and has called for a living wage to be implemented for performers. McKellen said that …

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Barrymore Theatre box office opens tomorrow for tickets to THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

The Barrymore Theatre box office opens tomorrow, Wednesday, July 23, for tickets to the National Theatre production of THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, the acclaimed new pl…

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BroadwaySpotted’s 5th Anniversary Concert! by BroadwaySpotted

Wow, can you believe it’s been FIVE YEARS since BroadwaySpotted began?! I definitely can’t, but here we are. I wanted to do something BIG to celebrate both five years AND 25,000 …

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at noon (Broadway Time)
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‘Once Upon A Mattress’ at Encore Stage and Studio by Julia L. Exline

Encore Stage and Studio presents Once Upon A Mattress, a hilarious musical adaptation of the famous fable involving a princess, a pea, and a stack of mattresses. With Music by Mary Rogers, L…

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In ‘A Master Builder,’ Wallace Shawn Adapts Ibsen's Play by Stephen Holden

Wallace Shawn turns the title character of Ibsen’s imperious “Master Builder” into a megalomaniacal little creep facing his death and his past.

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ArtsBeat: New Victory Theater to Host 10 New Works for Children by Allan Kozinn

Among the shows are works from Taylor Mac and the Civilians company.

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Globe Theatre takes out 100 audience members with its gory Titus Andronicus

Titus Andronicus, the “grotesquely violent” Shakespearean tale of revenge, has 14 deaths, many violently bloody, as well as rape and mutilation.

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Seize the Day! Choreographer Christopher Gattelli & the Cast of Newsies Lead a Broadway-Style Workout by Ryan McPhee

Ready for your new favorite workout? Disney has launched “Get Up and Go,” a new initiative to promote a healthier lifestyle in kids through dance. It may be geared toward childre…

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Kevin Bishop Will Star in Becky Mode's Fully Committed at London's Menier Chocolate Factory by Imogen Lloyd Webber

How far would you go to get a table at the smartest restaurant in town? In its tenth anniversary year, London’s Chocolate Factory celebrates by creating a brand new production of the s…

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Hollywood Filmmaker Will Direct Billy & Ray, New Play About Film Noir, at Off-Broadway's Vineyard by Carey Purcell

Mike Bencivenga's new play Billy & Ray, a comedy about the birth of film noir, will make its New York debut at the Vineyard Theatre directed by Hollywood veteran Gary Marshall.

Linked From Playbill at 12:16PM

Shoshana Bean, Matthew Scott, Gabrielle Stravelli, Kacie Sheik, Steven Skybell Set for Reading of New Musical Lempicka by Andrew Gans

By-invitation-only readings of the new musical Lempicka, concerning the tumultuous life of art deco artist Tamara de Lempicka, will be presented in Manhattan July 24-25.

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Theatre News: Kevin Bishop to star in Fully Committed at Menier Chocolate Factory

The comedian has previously appeared in The Recruiting Officer at Chichester Festival Theatre

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The Veil by Roy Maurer

Is The Veil firstly a ghost story? Hard to say, but it is appareled in those trappings, and some fine creepy moments are conjured, too. Is it historical metaphor? One may be led to believe s…

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News: Campaigners welcome government’s £18 music education boost by Nicola Merrifield

Music campaigners are claiming a double victory today with the government’s announcement of an £18 million boost to music education and its decision to back down on a recommendation to lo…

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July 24 – 106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park 2014 by Broadway's Best Shows

The best of Broadway will be presented FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with “106.7 LITE FM’s Broadway in Bryant Park 2014” – a one hour lunchtime series on the Bryant P…

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‘Bullets Over Broadway’ Star Zach Braff Re-Enacts His Broadway-Themed Bar Mitzvah on “Late Night” (VIDEO) by Broadway's Best Shows

Bullets Over Broadway star Zach Braff stopped by “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and spoke abut his musical-theatre themed Bar Mitzvah. Check out the video below!

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Photo Coverage: Broadway Unites! Inside BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM Concert by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York State affiliate of the ACLU, just welcomed an array of award-winning performers for Broadway Stands Up for Freedom, its annual benefit concer…

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VIDEO: Christopher Gattelli & NEWSIES Cast Teach 'Get Up and Go' Workout on GMA by TV News Desk

Below, check out the appearance of the cast of Broadway's NEWSIES, who shared their Broadway-style workout routine on this morning's GOOD MORNING AMERICA, live from Times Square

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BWW TV: PIECE OF MY HEART Company Celebrates Bert Berns on Opening Night! by BroadwayWorld TV

Piece of My Heart The Bert Berns Story, a new musical based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns, produced by Merged Work Productions lead producers and Jack ThomasExecut…

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Jeremy Jordan and Anna Kendrick-Led THE LAST FIVE YEARS Movie to Be Featured at Toronto International Film Festival in September! by BroadwayWorld

The Toronto International Film Festival has just announced that Richard LaGravenese's film adaptation of the Jason Robert Brown musical The Last Five Years will be a part of this year's even…

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BWW Blog: Jesse Swimm of Goodspeed's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - The Day Off by Guest Blogger: Jesse Swimm

Boy have I been looking forward to this one all week long, lol. This was an especially tough week for a lot of us as we not only had our normal 8 show week, we also had some understudy rehea…

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Exit the Stage, theses for a carcass by Julián Mesri

(This post is part of the 2014 TCG National Conference: Crossing Borders {Survive| Thrive} blog salon curated by Caridad Svich.) a) The theatre as we know it is on life support. It…

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Interview with EVITA’s Sean MacLaughlin by Erin Nagel

Sean MacLaughlin is traveling the country and living a dream as Argentinean President Juan Perón in EVITA. His credits include Raoul in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA on Broadway and US and Cana…

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'Impossible' 18-hour version of Henry VI staged by Alice Vincent

A French adaptation of Henry VI has seven intermissions and 21 actors

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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‘Lionel Richie with Special Guest: CeeLo Green: ‘All The Hits All Night Long’ at Wolf Trap by Joel Markowitz

At Wolf Trap last night, after the charismatic, and energetic  CeeLo Green and his band of amazing musicians warmed up the audience into a frenzy, out came the music legend Lionel Richie.…

Linked From dcmetrotheaterarts.com at 11:59AM

Come here often? “The Last 5 Years” in Asbury Park by Philip

Where else in NYC would a struggling author meet an aspiring actress except in the bar where she works and where he hunkers down at a high-top and tries to write. That’s the spin director …

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Theater News: Legendary Television Producer Garry Marshall Joins the Vineyard Theatre's 2014-15 Season

Marshall will direct a new comedy about the making of the film-noir classic Double Indemnity.

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WetLand crosses the Delaware by Josh

July 22, 2014, in the morning: The main structural component of WetLand by Mary Mattingly, a houseboat, turns towards its destination–the dock at the Independence Seaport MuseumR…

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Fifth-grader’s fiction leads to tragedy in ‘Gidion’s Knot’ by Nelson Pressley

What do you do about a fifth-grade Marquis de Sade? That’s the question that playwright Johnna Adams eventually comes around to in her popular but erratic 75-minute drama “Gidion’s Kno…

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Why shows buy billboards in Times Square. by Ken Davenport

Who doesn’t love an infographic? You know what an infographic is, right?  They’re those cool cartoony-lookin’ squares of statistics on a certain subject that give you gobs…

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Jason Robert Brown Will Offer Songs from Madison County, Last Five Years, Parade, Honeymoon in Vegas in August Concert by Andrew Gans

Jason Robert Brown, who recently won a Best Score Tony Award for The Bridges of Madison County, and the Caucasian Rhythm Kings will bring their mix of rock/blues/jazz/folk/Gregorian chant/kl…

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"Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner!" Dirty Dancing Tour Casts Its Leads by Michael Gioia

Samuel Pergande and Jillian Mueller will star as Johnny Castle and Frances "Baby" Houseman, respectively, in the North American tour of Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story…

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Jazz Duo Lindsay Mendez and Marco Paguia Will Cover Sara Bareilles, The Cardigans and More at Birdland by Michael Gioia

Lindsay Mendez, who starred as Elphaba in Broadway's Wicked, and music director and jazz pianist Marco Paguia will play NYC's Birdland July 28. The jazz duo will cover Sara Bareilles…

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Fuse Visual Arts Feature: Tadao Ando at the Clark — More than Meets the Eye in Williamstown by David D'arcy

Tadao Ando’s new Clark, minimalist in its materials and understated presence, is more Zen than a billboard for its disparate architectural elements, more harmony than postmodern dissonance.

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Fuse Film Review: Selections from the 19th Annual Boston French Film Festival — “Apaches” and “Age of Panic” by Betsy Sherman

Two significant feature debuts at the MFA's French Film Festival -- Age of Panic goes where few movies have gone before, while Apaches trains a calm, dispassionate gaze on disaffected youth.

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Medea, National Theatre, review: Unforgettable and horribly gripping

This is, incredibly, the first ever staging of Medea in the National Theatre's 50 year history.  It's an omission all the more remarkable, given the complex feminist issues raised by Euripi…

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Hey Baby! Samuel Pergande & Jillian Mueller Will Star in the National Tour of Dirty Dancing by Broadway.com

You're going to love them! Samuel Pergande and Jillian Mueller have been cast as Johnny Castle and Frances “Baby” Houseman, respectively, in the North American tour of Dirty …

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Watch Bullets' Zach Braff Discuss His Musical Theater-Themed Bar Mitzvah, Complete with Dancing Cats Centerpieces! by Ryan McPhee

It’s no secret that Bullets Over Broadway star Zach Braff is, and has always been, a musical theater geek. And we love him for it. From his brave confession at the 2007 Tony Awards to …

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Legendary Director Garry Marshall Will Helm Mike Bencivenga's Billy & Ray Off-Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Renowned director/writer/producer Garry Marshall (Pretty Woman, Beaches) will direct the New York debut of Mike Bencivenga's Billy & Ray off-Broadway. Kicking off the 32nd season of …

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Quentin Tarantino's PULP FICTION Finds a Home on Stage in Calagary by BroadwayWorld

Quentin Tarantino's Academy Award-winning film PULP FICTION is coming to the stage Qulum Entertainment will present the stage version at the University Theatre in Calgary, Alberta. In a rece…

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The Mutualistic Melody by Jai Williams

When three men’s lives unexpectedly become intertwined due to the suicide of a woman they unknowingly shared, human relationships are suddenly tested in a manner that none of them could ha…

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I Do! I Do! by Guest Writer

At home I have a souvenir program from the 1968 tour of I Do! I Do!. In Rochester, New York, that year, my parents saw Broadway greats Robert Preston and Mary Martin in Tom Jones’and Harve…

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Review: The Comedy of Errors (Wherstead)

The English summer and theatre performances out-of-doors make something marvellous when the ingredients are right. But perhaps staging "The Comedy of Errors" at the Theatre in the …

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Samuel Pergande and Jillian Mueller Set to Lead DIRTY DANCING National Tour; Launches from D.C. in August by BroadwayWorld

Samuel Pergande and Jillian Mueller will star as Johnny Castle and Frances Baby Houseman in the North American tour of Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage. The stage musical of the wo…

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Hottest Articles on BWW 7/15/2014 - 7/22/2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 7152014 - 7222014.

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In Performance Video: Everett Quinton Stars in Off-Broadway's DROP DEAD PERFECT by BroadwayWorld

This week's New York Times 'In Performance' video features Everett Quinton currently starring in Erasmus Finn's DROP DEAD PERFECT, a humorous melodrama set in 1952 at a Florida Keys cottage.

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Dance Lessons with Bullets Over Broadway Tony Winner Karen Ziemba

Tony winner and Bullets Over Broadway star Karen Ziemba looks back on her starring roles in A Chorus Line, Contact, Chicago and her longtime collaboration with Tony winner Susan Stroman.

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‘Gidion’s Knot’ at Forum Theatre by John Stoltenberg

At the core of this inexorable and engrossing drama by Johnna Adams is a disturbing enigma: A fifth-grade boy named Gidion, suspended from school under suspicious circumstances, has shot him…

Linked From dcmetrotheaterarts.com at 10:19AM

Actors’ Playhouse Mid-Life 2: The Crisis Continues — Second Verse Same As The First by Bill Hirschman

These fluffy summer fripperies at Actors' Playhouse must be successful because here's a sequel Mid-Life 2: the Crisis Continues, the off-spring of 2008’s Mid-Life! The Crisis Musical. Once…

Linked From Florida Theater On Stage at 10:15AM

Fuse Concert Review: Violinist Joshua Bell and Conductor-Designate Andris Nelsons at Tanglewood by Jonathan Blumhofer

To judge from the BSO’s responsive playing and the audience’s enthusiastic responses, director-designate Andris Nelsons can’t do much wrong these days. Of course, a decade ago, neither…

Linked From The Arts Fuse at 10:15AM

Fuse Music Review: Matthew Sweet/Tommy Keene –The Indelible Pleasures of Power Pop by Arts Fuse Editor

One good reason to see Matthew Sweet is that his songs are more immediate live than on CD.

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Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez Begins Performances as Pippin's Flying Granny by Broadway.com

Priscilla Lopez takes over from Annie Potts as Berthe in Pippin at Broadway’s Music Box Theatre on July 22. The Tony winner will play a limited engagement through August 27. Lo…

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Clive Rowe to Return to Olivier-Nominated Role in London; Sharon D. Clarke Stars, Too by Mark Shenton

Clive Rowe is to reprise the title role of Mother Goose, for which he was Olivier-nominated in 2009, in the pantomime that will begin performances Nov. 22, prior to an official opening Nov. …

Linked From Playbill at 10:14AM

World Premiere of The Infidel - the Musical to Play London's Theatre Royal; Complete Casting Announced by Mark Shenton

Full casting has been revealed for the previously announced The Infidel - the Musical, a stage adaptation of David Baddiel's hit film comedy of the same name that was released in 2010. I…

Linked From Playbill at 10:14AM

Aaron Tveit Lands Leading Role in New Romantic Comedy; Annaleigh Ashford Cast, Too by Andrew Gans

Aaron Tveit, who was last seen on Broadway in Catch Me If You Can, has landed the leading role in the new romantic comedy "Stereotypically You," Deadline.com reports.

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London's Hampstead Theatre to Live-Stream Current Production Free Online by Mark Shenton

London's Hampstead Theatre will live-stream the final performance of its current production of Wonderland free online July 26.

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Film Forum Will Offer Tennessee Williams Festival; Lineup of Films Announced by Andrew Gans

Manhattan's Film Forum will offer a Tennessee Williams Festival this fall.

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Amy Ryan Joins Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance in New Steven Spielberg Film by Carey Purcell

Amy Ryan will co-star with Tom Hanks in Steven Spielberg's untitled Cold War spy thriller, Deadline.com reports.

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Casting Now Complete for New York Production of Jason Robert Brown's Parade by Andrew Gans

Complete casting has been announced for the White Plains Performing Arts Center's upcoming production of Jason Robert Brown's Tony-winning Parade, which will play the New York venue …

Linked From Playbill at 10:14AM

News: BBC Wales and National Theatre Wales launch second £10,000 writing prize by Matthew Hemley

Screenwriters Andrew Davies and Lucy Gannon are to judge the second Wales Drama Award, a £10,000 prize for writers aimed at finding new talent for theatre and television. The biennial award…

Linked From The Stage at 10:12AM

Production News: Casting announced for David Baddiel’s Infidel musical by Matthew Hemley

Comedian Kev Orkian is to lead the cast of David Baddiel’s musical The Infidel. Based on the film of the same name, the musical will open at Theatre Royal Stratford East in October. It wil…

Linked From The Stage at 10:12AM

Galway arts festival, where dragons roam the streets by Michael Billington

Mythical creatures and Frasier's dad jostle with the crowds enjoying a surprising mix of art, music and new Irish playsThe Galway international arts festival is full of surprises. On Sunda…

Linked From The Guardian at 10:12AM

Billy Joel to Be Honored with Gershwin Prize for Popular Song by BroadwayWorld

The Library of Congress has announced that it will honor legendary musician Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:11AM

VIDEO: 'BULLETS' Star Zach Braff Re-enacts His Broadway-Themed Bar Mitzvah on 'Late Night' by TV News Desk

Braff spoke about his musical theater-themed Bar Mitzvah and even re-enacted the live action centerpieces, featuring actors dressed as characters from Broadway shows.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:11AM

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet of BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM with Lena Hall, Bryce Pinkham & More! by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

The New York Civil Liberties Union, the New York State affiliate of the ACLU, just welcomed an array of award-winning performers for Broadway Stands Up for Freedom, its annual benefit concer…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:11AM

Actors' Gang to Return to LA with A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM; Tim Robbins to Direct by BroadwayWorld

For a month this summer, The Actors' Gang, the renowned Los Angeles based ensemble theatre company, will perform A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Actors' Gang Theater in Culver City. Tickets…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:11AM
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 by Susan Grace

  Today’s Highlights: * The Two Gentlemen of Verona, directed by Simon Goodwin, featuring Mark Arends, Elliot Barnes-Worrell, Martin Bassindale, Pearl Chanda, Nicholas Gerard-Mar…

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ArtsBeat: Prototype Festival to Bring Three World Premieres to New York by Allan Kozinn

The Prototype festival, celebrating experimental opera and theater, will bring experimental works to New York City.

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 7/22- Alan Menken by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday Alan Menken For Disney, Menken has scored The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Aladdin, and Pocahontas, each of which won him two Academy Awards. He also composed the sco…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:13AM

Stars of Vaudeville #758: Gus Elen by Trav S.D.

Originally posted in 2013.  Today is the birthday of Gus Elen (Ernest Augustus Elen, 1862-1940), one of the first of the so-called “coster comedians” of the English music hall. …

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Medea review Carrie Cracknell's play is a tragic force to be reckoned with by Michael Billington

Olivier, LondonHelen McCrory excels in this modern-dress take on Euripides that is alive with complexity and psychological astutenessAfter her success wth Ibsen's A Doll's House, Carrie Crac…

Linked From The Guardian at 09:11AM

Aaron Tveit Lands Lead Role in Romantic Comedy STEREOTYPICALLY YOU by TV News Desk

Broadway's Aaron Tveit has landed the lead role in the upcoming romantic comedy film STEREOTYPICALLY YOU, from writer-director Benjamin Cox.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:10AM

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Chris Colfer Guest Stars on This Week's HOT IN CLEVELAND! by TV News Desk

GLEE's Chris Colfer guest stars in this week's episode of HOT IN CLEVELAND titled, 'Straight Outta Cleveland.'

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Photo Flash: First Look at Karl Kenzler, Duke Lafoon & More in NYMTF's CLINTON: THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

Former president and first lady Bill and Hillary Clinton will be the subject of a new musical which will make its U.S. debut as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival. The show will b…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:10AM

Photo Coverage: Zak Resnick, Teal Wicks, Leslie Kritzer & PIECE OF MY HEART Cast Celebrate Opening Night! by Linda Lenzi

Piece of My Heart The Bert Berns Story, a new musical based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns, produced by Merged Work Productions lead producers and Jack Thomas Execu…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:10AM

Production News: Hampstead Theatre to live stream Wonderland online by Nicola Merrifield

Hampstead Theatre’s production of Wonderland by Beth Steel is to be live-streamed for free online this weekend. The north London venue will broadcast the production via its own website and…

Linked From The Stage at 09:10AM
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Jonathan Demme’s A Master Builder Is Madly, Bitingly, Chillingly Alive by David Edelstein

Twenty years ago, André Gregory gathered a group of great actors to rehearse Uncle Vanya; Louis Malle came in to film their work, almost as if he were shooting a documentary; and the re…

Linked From New York Magazine at 08:57AM

Call Answered: Sue Loncar: Contemporary Theatre of Dallas: Laundry & Bourbon by Call Me Adam

Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with Contemporary Theatre of Dallas' Artistic Director and actress Sue Loncar who is mounting James McLure's "Lone Star" and "Laundry & Bourbon" (whic…

Linked From Call Me Adam at 08:57AM

London 2014: Welcome to the ’80s by Dom O'Hanlon

A couple of weeks ago two show announcements came on the same day that would have had the writers of Forbidden Broadway rubbing their hands together with glee. In a West End market currentl…

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Production News: Dublin Theatre Festival announces 2014 programme by Michael Quinn

New plays by Tom Murphy, Mark O’Rowe and Hugo Hamilton together with the Irish premiere of Schaubuhne Berlin’s acclaimed Hamlet for six actors form part of this year’s Dublin Theatre F…

Linked From The Stage at 08:39AM

AMADEUS Chichester Festival Theatre by Libby Purves

DIVINITY AND DEADLY HATRED     One day someone will put Milton’s Paradise Lost on stage and cast Rupert Everett as Satan, the bitter archangel. For now he is Peter Shaffer’s Salieri: c…

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ArtsBeat: In Performance: Everett Quinton of ‘Drop Dead Perfect’ by Erik Piepenburg

The actor performs a scene from Erasmus Finn’s “Drop Dead Perfect,” a camp melodrama set in 1952.

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Theatre News: Tom Cruise in spotlight of The Yard's autumn season

These are your lives. by Alexander Rennie will explore the impact of celebrity culture

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Features: He just can't wait to be King: Our songlist for Prince George the Musical

To celebrate the first birthday of our future king, we've come up with our top 10 tracks for a show based on the baby Prince's life

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Royal Court play explores virtual online world of paedophile fantasy by Matt Trueman

In Jennifer Haley's play, adults adopt child avatars to enact fantasies of illicit sex raising issues around freedom of expression and the pernicious influence of explicit materialIn Jennif…

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Review:Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story at curtainup.com/ by Elisabeth Ahlfors

You may not know Bert Berns but you know his songs

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BWW CD Reviews: DRG Record's FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING (2014 Un-Original Cast Album) Packs Some Delightful Punches by David Clarke

In May 2014, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY COMES OUT SWINGING opened to rave reviews at the Davenport Street Theatre. Audiences laughed until their sides ached at the latest incarnation through its spa…

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WAKE UP with BWW 7/22/14 - KING LEAR, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, SEUSSICAL in STL and More! by Jessica Showers

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it Today's big news KING LEAR starts at Shakespeare in the…

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Adam Monley Takes Over the Role of 'Javert' in LES MISERABLES Tonight; Earl Carpenter on Deck by BroadwayWorld

Adam Monley, who currently performs the roles of the Bishop of Digne and Combeferre in Cameron Mackintosh's smash hit new production of Claude-Michel Schonberg amp Alain Boublil's Les Misera…

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News: MD Theatre Guide Introduces New ‘Camps/Classes’ Section by Mark Beachy

The Maryland Theatre Guide is proud to introduce a new section on our website called, “Camps/Classes.” You won’t find any math or soccer camps on our list; but, what you wi…

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FEINBERG FORECAST: Emmy Projections for the Lead Acting Categories (Drama) by Scott Feinberg

Can Matthew McConaughey become the second male actor to score an Oscar and Emmy in the same year? Can newbie nominee Lizzy Caplan pull off an upset win over veterans? THR awards analyst Scot…

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Bert Berns ‘Piece of My Heart’ – Opening Night Photos by Sandi Durell

                  Photos by JK Clarke Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story is a new musical about the life and songs... The post Bert Berns &#…

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'Piece of My Heart' - You Know the Songs, but Who Wrote Them? by Andy Propst

Teal Wicks and Zak Resnick in Piece of My Heart (©Jenny Anderson) Who was Bert Berns? Chances are that pop music aficionados will know the answer, but the general public will not. B…

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KING LEAR, Starring John Lithgow, Begins Tonight at Shakespeare in the Park by BroadwayWorld

The Public Theater presents King Lear, the second show of The Public's free Shakespeare in the Park season at the Delacorte. Featuring John Lithgow as Lear, this enduring tragedy will begin …

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Review: The Tongue Twister (24:7 Festival, Manchester)

Luke Walker's imaginative children's show is set in a world where rhyming is banned

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Review: The Lives and Loves of Vera Dymond (24:7 Festival, Manchester)

Jayne Marshall's play takes a look at a woman's life in show business

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Review: Three Women (24:7 Festival, Manchester)

Grief is in the spotlight Mari Lloyd's new drama

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Live stream: watch Hampstead theatre's Wonderland by Guardian Stage

Hampstead theatre's production of Beth Steel's play about the miners' strike will be live-streamed here at 7.30pm BST on Saturday 26 July and then available on demand for 72 hours - worldwid…

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BWW's On This Day - July 22, 2014

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Deployed – New York Musical Theatre Festival by Sandi Durell

            NY Theater Review By Marcina Zaccaria   Deployed is a lively, passionate musical with book, music, and lyrics by Jessy Brouillard. It was staged...…

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Obituaries: Obituary: Elaine Stritch by Richard Anthony Baker

A true overnight success was scored when Noel Coward brought the actress Elaine Stritch to London in 1962 to play the leading role of a cruise ship hostess in his musical Sail Away at the…

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Review: In My Bed (24:7 Festival, Manchester)

Rebekah Harrison's three hander, set in a bedroom, is about friendship, sex, desire and illusive love

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Review: Afterglow (24:7 Festival, Manchester)

This two-hander explores the twists and turns of a turbulent love affair

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Review: Pass (24:7 Festival, Manchester)

A young couple are at the centre of Naomi Sumner's intriguing new play Pass

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Theatre News: Dave Willetts stars in new musical Love Beyond

Willetts will play the lead in the show at the SSE Arena in Wembley

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Stars of Screen Take the New York Stage

John Lithgow, Annette Bening and Jessica Hecht in Shakespeare in the Park's 'King Lear,' Julia Stiles in 'Phoenix' and more in this week's On Stage.

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Review: The Box of Tricks (24:7 Festival, Manchester)

Ric Brady and Stephen M Hornby's play has ambition and potential by the bucket-load

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Theatre News: Clive Rowe reprises his Mother Goose in Hackney

Sharon D Clarke will also star in the panto at Hackney Empire this Christmas

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Call Answered Again: Max Crumm: The Fantasticks Off-Broadway by Call Me Adam

Call Answered Again: "Call Me Adam" catches up with actor Max Crumm about starring as "Matt/The Boy" in the hit Off-Broadway show "The Fantasticks" playing at Jerry Orbach Theater in the Sna…

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Theater Review: Piece of My Heart Really Needed Some Brains by Jesse Green

Jersey Boys, which should have been a cautionary tale, has become instead a how-to guide. (Half a billion in Broadway receipts will do that.) It has not only spawned an infestation of jukebo…

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'Vanya' overcomes missteps to show staying power

NEW HOPE - With its smart, glamorous casting, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike was a fun but somewhat rackety outing Saturday in its opening weekend at Bucks County Playhouse. The script …

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'Macbeth' for a mercantile age

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - The irresistibly gothic side of Shakespeare's Macbeth arrived in stark, stylish form in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's newly minted production, occupying a Germanic ind…

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At Come Together Festival, Koresh Dance brothers now share stage

With the Come Together Festival presenting five nights of dance and the city celebrating the annual Philadelphia Dance Day with free workshops, performances, and a massive dance party on Sat…

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‘Heart’ misses a dramatic beat by Frank Scheck

The newest jukebox musical celebrates the life and work of — Bert Berns? Yes. The loving “Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story” tells the tale of the little-known...

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Go! List sneak peek: Best St. Louis pizza

Our second annual edition of The Go! List is out July 27, in home-delivery copies of the Post-Dispatch and at select retailers.

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Why Amos Oz, Israeli Author and Peace Activist, Can't Hide From Rockets of Gaza

Amos Oz —  noted Israeli author and peace activist — is hospitalized and cannot take shelter from Gaza rockets. Fania Oz-Salzberger discusses her father’s disturbing predicament. …

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Actually, Toto, We Are Still In Kansas

Mission Hills is a privileged Kansas community complete with choice of country clubs. Sophie Unterman writes about growing up a misfit there in the latest of Our Promised Lands series. Click…

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8 Things About Jews In Kansas

8 Facts You Might Not Know About Jews In Kansas Click here for the rest of the article...

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Medea (NT Olivier)

Helen McCrory gives a powerful performance in the title role of Carrie Cracknell's production

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Latitude Festival 2014, Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk by Honour Bayes

Henham Park, Southwold, Suffolk : Latitude's performance lineup is always richly eclectic and this year more than matched the dramatically varied skies - alternating between dazzling su…

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Medea , Olivier, National, London by Aleks Sierz

Olivier, National, London: Helen McCrory returns to the National Theatre in the title role of Euripides' play about a woman who kills her children in revenge for her husband Jason'…

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Features: My Theatre Firsts: Michelle Collins

We caught up with the ex-EastEnder, currently appearing in The Glass Supper, to find out her Theatre Firsts

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Can you identify these last lines of plays? quiz by Guardian Staff

Were you paying attention before the curtain fell? See if you recognise these closing lines of 10 great plays Continue reading...

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Drop Dead Perfect by Theasy.com

Drop Dead Perfect Off Broadway, Theatre at St. Clement's Reviewed by Regina Robbins BOTTOM LINE: This adults-only comedy with a queer twist is silly and well-acted, but not destined for i…

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Casting for Award Winning Fringe Production WOMEN by Enci

WOMEN by Chiara Atik – CASTING BREAK DOWN Combined Artforms And BethDies, Inc. are now accepting submissions for their LA production of “WOMEN” by Chiara Atik. WOMEN is a 55 minute…

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The Atomic Bomb Set To Rock Music by Linda

When I told my mom I was seeing a new musical Atomic (she likes to hear about the shows I see), she said, "Like the atomic bomb?" and laughed, thinking it couldn't actually be abou…

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John Tartaglia, Julia Murney and More Lead SEUSSICAL, Opening Tonight at The Muny by BroadwayWorld

The Muny continues its 96th season with SEUSSICAL, directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges, with music direction by Valerie Gebert.

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Jennifer Damiano, Barrett Wilbert Weed Lead A TAYLOR SWIFT LOVE STORY at 54 Below Tonight by BroadwayWorld

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Jennifer Damiano, Barrett Wilbert Weed and more in A Taylor Swift Love Story.

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Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez Joins the Cast of Broadway's PIPPIN as 'Berthe' Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez, who appeared in the legendary original cast of A Chorus Line and was also a replacement for the role of 'Fastrada' in the original production of Pippin in …

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Criterion Releases THE ESSENTIAL JACQUES DEMY, Including Four Movie Musicals by Pat Cerasaro

Internationally celebrated auteur Jacques Demy is set to be feted with a retrospective box set from hallowed film preservation and home video label Criterion Collection later this year title…

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FORBIDDEN BROADWAY: COMES OUT SWINGING! Cast Album Out Today by BroadwayWorld

DRG Records celebrates the release of Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging 2014 Un-Original Cast Album which is produced by Grammy Award winner Hugh Fordin, and is ava…

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Diane Paulus On The Artistic Appeal Of FINDING NEVERLAND by Pat Cerasaro

Multi-award-winning director Diane Paulus discusses her initial inspiration for FINDING NEVERLAND and the artistic appeal of the new screen-to-stage musical project as part of a new intervie…

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Cherry Jones On THE GLASS MENAGERIE Versus WHEN WE WERE YOUNG & UNAFRAID by Pat Cerasaro

Acclaimed stage and screen star Cherry Jones comments on her role in the new Off-Broadway drama WHEN WE WERE YOUNG amp UNAFRAID as part of a new interview.

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Behind The Scenes Of The Sound Design Of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA by Pat Cerasaro

The assistant sound operator of the West End edition of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Lucy Williams, takes phans behind the scenes of her day-to-day activities as part of an informative new inte…

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Episode 2 Of New DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES Digital Comic Book by Pat Cerasaro

The new Paris production of Jim Steinman and Michael Kunze's international mega-hit gothic musical DANCE OF THE VAMPIRES is showcased in an amusing and entertaining new digital comic book ve…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:03AM
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Capital Fringe 2014 Review ‘Mobile Personal Series’ by Cyle Durkee

If you were to walk up to what looks like a hot dog vendor with a surgical mask on, you might ask: “What’s the mask for?” You might then look down and realize that the vendor is pushi…

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Whose Bowel Movement is Responsible for the “NoHo Gateway”? by Colin Mitchell

Apparently it was a collective effort. Everybody knows it. Oh sure they do. But they look away. They try and ignore it. If it’s mentioned in conversation they scoff and wave it away a…

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Capital Fringe Review: Capital City Showcase #2: July 20, 2014 by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

One of the most enticing incentives to attend Capital Fringe is for the often rare opportunity to experience new, unusual, and different experiences For most, such Fringe encounters are enli…

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Sir Ian McKellen says he no longer considers himself a northerner by Keith Perry and Agency

The Lord of the Rings actor, who grew up in Bolton, has forsaken his Lancastrian heritage after decades of living in London

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NFL Star Brandon Flowers on the Importance of the Cornerback by Young Hollywood

NFL Star Brandon Flowers on the Importance of the Cornerback San Diego Chargers defensive player Brandon Flowers stops by the YH Studio where he explains to us the value of the cornerback to…

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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Grosses* w/e 7/20/14 by Dte

The following are the Broadway grosses for the week ending July 20, 2014. The Broadway grosses are courtesy of The Broadway League Read more here: .....

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Theater News: John Lithgow Begins Performances in Shakespeare in the Park's King Lear Tonight

Annette Bening also stars in the Public Theater's second free outdoor production of the season.

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Theater Review: Piece of My Heart Really Needed Some Brains

"Neither revenge nor brand extension is a good motivation for a musical."-- Delivered by Feed43 service

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REMEMBERING ELAINE STRITCH by Peter Filichia

By Peter Filichia   Can’t you just see Elaine Stritch entering heaven, looking around, seeing all those angels in their wings and muttering “Does anyone still wear a halo?”  …

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Photo Flash: Ailey II, Complexions, MOMIX, Jerry Mitchell & More Highlight the 2014 Fire Island Dance Festival by BroadwayWorld

Fire Island Dance Festival celebrated its 20th anniversary edition July 18-20, 2014, with artistry, gravity-defying movement, romance and remembrance, raising a record-shattering 533,860 for…

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WICKED Trifecta! Eden Espinosa & Shoshanna Bean With Idina Menzel At IF/THEN by Pat Cerasaro

A trifecta of terrifically talented triple-threats famous for their headlining role in Oz-themed mega-hit WICKED convened backstage at the new Broadway musical IFTHEN this weekend - Eden Esp…

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Fumio Osano On New SAILOR MOON Stage Musical, PETITE ETRANGER by Pat Cerasaro

A brand new stage musical based on the super-successful long-running Japanese anime series SAILOR MOON is set to premiere later this year in Tokyo and the managing editor of the franchise, F…

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John Lithgow Crowned King Lear in Central Park Tonight by Adam Hetrick

The Public Theater's Shakespeare in the Park production of King Lear, starring Tony Award winner John Lithgow and Academy Award nominee Annette Bening, begins performances July 22 at the…

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Forbidden Recording Comes Out Swinging! Today; Barnes & Noble Performance, Too by Andrew Gans

The original cast recording of Gerard Alessandrini’s Forbidden Broadway Comes Out Swinging! is released on DRG Records July 22.

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A Chorus Line Star Takes the Trapeze in Broadway's Pippin Beginning Tonight by Michael Gioia and Adam Hetrick

Priscilla Lopez, who earned a Tony Award for her performance in A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine and also created the role of Diana Morales in the original Broadway production …

Linked From Playbill at 12:18AM

John Tartaglia Is Cat in the Hat in St. Louis Muny Seussical, Beginning Tonight by Andrew Gans

The Muny's fifth show of its 96th season, the family-friendly musical Seussical, begins performances at the famed outdoor venue July 22.

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Adam Monley Is Javert in Broadway's Les Misérables, Starting Tonight; British Actor in the Wings by Michael Gioia

Adam Monley, who performs the roles of the Bishop of Digne and Combeferre in the Broadway revival of Les Misérables, steps into the part of Javert July 22-Aug. 10. British actor Earl …

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"The Magic of Sundance": Behind the Scenes at the Sundance Theatre Lab by Christopher Chen

In the second installment of his weekly blog, Sundance Institute Theatre Lab fellow and playwright Christopher Chen offers insight into the creative process behind the lab, which runs throug…

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Blow, Winds! Shakespeare in the Park’s King Lear, Starring John Lithgow & Annette Bening, Begins Performances by Broadway.com

The Public Theater’s 2014 Shakespeare in the Park season continues with a starry production of King Lear, beginning previews on July 22. Tony winner and Oscar nominee John Lithgow star…

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