Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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GROUNDED - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

One hit is all it takes to turn a human being into a monster. Or is it a human into a god? Or a victim into an oppressor?

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SPEAKEASY DOLLHOUSE - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

Entering the Liberty Theatre is like stepping back in time.

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Anne Hathaway in "Grounded" review: Julie Taymor's drone war drama fewer, in notesface

Timeliness is an understatement when it comes to "Grounded," the one-woman play about a drone pilot that opened this weekend amid news of the accidental killing of two hostages by an America…

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Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 26

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 26, 2015.

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This Week on Broadway for April 26, 2015: Wayne Bryan, Producing Artistic Director, Music Theatre Wichita by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino and Michael Portantiere talk with Wayne Bryan, Producing Artistic Director, Music Theatre Wichita. We review the Broadway productions of Fun Home, Finding Ne…

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Spine: ‘Closet Land': “A Lie Told Often Enough Becomes the Truth (Lenin, Vladamir).” by Robert Michael Oliver

Radha Bharadwaj’s Closet Land is not for the faint of heart. At least, not how it is done by Rick Hammerly of Factory 449 at the Anacostia Arts Center, where audience members walk into…

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‘Grounded’ review: Anne Hathaway flies solo as war pilot

‘Grounded’ review: Anne Hathaway flies solo as war pilot Joe Dziemianowicz in 'Grounded,' Anne Hathaway plays a pilot in a taut, topical 80-minute monologue by George Brant and directed …

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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'The Fantasticks' will keep going thanks to donors by Denis Slattery and Joe Dziemianowicz

Off-Broadway mainstay “The Fantasticks” was scheduled to close in May.

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Tony Awards 2015: Predicting the nominees by Ronni Reich

With last Friday marking the end of the eligibility period for this year's Tony Awards, the time for predictions has begun.

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Theater Review: American Stage hits some 'Heights' with outdoor musical by Jay Handelman

A vibrant production of "In the Heights" offers fun and thought at Demens Landing... Read more » The post Theater Review: American Stage hits some 'Heights' with outdoor musical appeare…

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Mariachi opera set in Mexican revolution by Sandra Dibble

"El Pasado Nunca Se Termina" pairs opera singers with Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlan

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Cyndi Lauper, at home on a different kind of stage

When singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper talks about Kinky Boots, the rocker's first foray into composing for the theater, she gets emotional. The mere mention of the Tony Award-winning show - si…

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John Oliver chats with 'Monty Python' cast

The British comedians reunited for a 'Holy Grail' screening in New York. It was glorious.        

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‘Closet Land’ at Factory 449 at The Anacostia Arts Center by David Siegel

Closet Land is certainly haunting. There was no shelter from this play’s unremitting psychological ferocity and physical fierceness of political D/s (Dominance and submission). Over time …

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Anne Hathaway, Julie Taymor Spin Bleak Magic In Searing Drone Drama ‘Grounded’ by Jeremy Gerard

Rarely has the phrase “torn from the headlines” burned with as much relevance as it does with Grounded, the mesmerizing show that opened Sunday at the Public Theater. George Bran…

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Dance makes mathematical equations ‘beautiful and dynamic’: review by Michael Crabb

Geometry is no stranger to dance, and it plays an important role in Peggy Baker's locus plot.

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Review: Nirbhaya

An important new play sheds light on the pervasiveness of sexual abuse in South Asia and across the world.

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First Nighter: Anne Hathaway in "Grounded," Irish Troubles in "The Belle of Belfast," Red Bull Theater's "'Tis Pity She's a W by David Finkle

Synchronicity can be a scary, shocking and ominously timely thing. Only days after Barack Obama apologizes for a drone killing hostages held by al Qaeda in Pakistan, George Brant's Grounded…

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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ArtsBeat: New Group to Host Stage Adaptation of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ in Harper Lee’s Hometown by Jennifer Crossley Howard

The Monroe County Heritage Museum produced the play this year, and the preceding 25 years, under an agreement with Dramatic Publishing Company, which licenses the play. But the company annou…

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Review: ‘Yokohama Rosa,’ With Michiko Godai, at Japan Society by Alexis Soloski

A homeless Japanese woman inspired Ms. Godai’s performance in this play.

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Perspectives: For the Love of Fred Astaire, review: 'genuinely affectionate' by Isabel Mohan

Strictly's Len Goodman showed his softer side in gushing Astaire tribute, says Isabel Mohan

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Fuse Theater Review: Wham “(Betty) Bam,” Thank You Mam by Bill Marx

Had Daniil Kharms' texts been available at the high tide of the Theater of the Absurd, his plays would be performed alongside those of Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco.

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Photo Coverage: Inside the SOMETHING ROTTEN! Gypsy Robe Ceremony by Walter McBride

The company of SOMETHING ROTTEN just celebrated the beloved Broadway tradition of the Gypsy Robe. DOCTOR ZHIVAGO's Joseph Medeiros bestowed the robe upon SOMETHING ROTTEN's Matt Wall, and Br…

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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ArtsBeat: Tennessee Williams Plays Coming to 59E59 Theaters Next Season by Andrew R. Chow

Next season’s lineup includes six new short plays adapted from short stories by Williams. Pulitzer Prize-winner Beth Henley, PEN/Laura Pels Award-winner Marcus Gardley, and other playwrigh…

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Hip hop’s athletic power energizes ‘LOV: American Style’ by Sarah Kaufman

The hip-hop dancers of Rennie Harris RHAW could spin on their hands and twirl upside down until their legs blurred. Upper-body strength was not their issue. Still, metaphorically at least, t…

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Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for April 27-May 3, Featuring Brian Gallagher, Megan Hilty, and More! by Louisa Brady

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, …

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW TV Exclusive: Joshua Ellis Shares True Stories of a Broadway Press Agent in CALL MY PUBLICIST! by Randy Rainbow

The York Theatre Company James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director Andrew Levine, Executive Director, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Readings Series, presented CALL MY PUBLICIST - Th…

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Who WIll Get a Nod? Broadway.com Predicts the 2015 Tony Nominees for Performances in Plays by Beth Stevens

Do you scream at the TV (in joy and/or anguish) when the Tony nominations are announced? Join the club. Yes, the nominators love to surprise anyone who thinks they have a clear crystal ball;…

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On Stage Review: "It Shoulda Been You" by Joseph Cervelli

A flimsy new musical comedy. Additional Reviews: North Jersey Media Newspapers/northjersey.com

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: TETRISplus, Netherland’s dance troupe perform at The Kennedy Center by Ryan Taylor

I yelled “bravo” during a round of applause yesterday. I’ve never done that before. And it wasn’t even at the end of a show. It was during the act break. Of a children’s dance piec…

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To Kill a Mockingbird play saved after Harper Lee sets up non-profit company

Harper Lee has rescued a production of her classic novel To Kill a Mockingbird after a dispute threatened to end performances of the play in the author’s hometown.

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Interviews: 20 Questions: Jill Halfpenny - 'It's worth taking risks'

The Olivier Award-winner is starring in Way Upstream at Chichester Festival Theatre

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Watch Video: Avenue Q Pokes Fun at Lion King in Easter Bonnet Competition by Robert Viagas

The 29th Annual Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Easter Bonnet Competition raised a new all-time record $4,711,386 in six weeks of nightly curtain-call appeals. That total eclipsed …

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Photo Flash: SOMETHING ROTTEN! Cast Poses For Selfie at TODAY Performance by BroadwayWorld

Christian Borle and the cast of Broadway's SOMETHING ROTTEN stopped by Friday's TODAY to perform a medley of the numbers 'God I Hate Shakespeare' and 'Will Power' from the hit Broadway music…

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Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - 4/25, Part 2 - SOMETHING ROTTEN!, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, and More! by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our April 25 SIP round-up Check out Part 1 HERE.

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Photo Flash: George Takei Pays a Visit to Chita Rivera on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

George Takei, who will soon be making his Broadway debut in 'Allegiance' next Fall took in Kander amp Ebb's new musical 'The Visit' and made a backstage visit to congratulate Chita Rivera af…

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A straight-forward trip to the 'Forum' by Chris Jones

If you are a fan of the comedic lyricist's art — the provision of the perfect rhyme, the acknowledgment of alliterative pleasures, the coupling of deliciously contrasting notions, the matc…

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Theatre News: Downtown Baltimore Protests Forces Show Cancellation by Mark Beachy

As you know Baltimore City is going through a tough time in wake of the death of Freddie Gray, who was critically injured in police custody. In response, protests started peacefully with t…

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Seeking A Path Through The Past In Redwood Curtain by Bill Hirschman

Lanford Wilson’s wistful and whimsical play Redwood Curtain postulates that the past we stock our psyche with becomes something integral to our being that has to be faced down if we are to…

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Coconut Grove Playhouse Resurrection Finally Get Watershed Approvals by Bill Hirschman

More than a decade after efforts began to rescue the financially failing Coconut Grove Playhouse, the Miami-Dade County Commission voted to hire an architect to design a $20 million theater …

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Some Drama Kicks Off A Chorus Line At Broward Stage Door by Bill Hirschman

Most critics despise adding a letter grade to their review. But watching Broward Stage Door’s admirable production of A Chorus Line kept bringing up over and over the idea of a “B” and…

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Happy Days A New Musical at New Century Theatre by Erin Nagel

You could figure out time travel, pack the station wagon and take a trip down I-94 to visit Richie, Fonzie, Mr. C and the rest of the gang in Milwaukee. Or, you could take the easy rou…

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BWW Interview: Jonathan Groff on SPRING AWAKENING- 'It Was Like Every Dream I Had Come True' by Richard Ridge

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations QampA series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union…

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Opera review: COT's 'Coffin' a moving star vehicle for von Stade by John Von Rhein

Few opera greats of a certain age have been privileged to be granted quite the career coda Frederica von Stade has been enjoying in recent years. The beloved American mezzo-soprano was coaxe…

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BOMBER’S MOON Trafalgar Studio 2, SE1 by Libby Purves

FROM BOMBER CREW TO ZIMMER DAYS: A TRIBUTE FAIRLY PAID As the aged heroes of World War II slip gradually away, the urge to bear witness feels ever stronger. In Rattigan’s recently revived …

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Spotlight On...Mark Smaltz by Michael Block

Name: Mark Kenneth SmaltzHometown: New York, New YorkEducation: As little as possible, it only gets in the way.Select Credits: It’s not the credits, as much as it has been who I have had t…

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at noon (Broadway Time)
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2015 Drama Desk Nominations by Barry

The 2015 Annual Drama Desk Awards nominations were announced at 54 Below by previous Drama Desk winners Judith Light (The Assembled Parties, Other Desert Cities) and Jessie Mueller (Beautif…

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BWW TV: Chatting with the Company of LIVING ON LOVE on Opening Night! by BroadwayWorld TV

Four time Grammy Award winner Renee Fleming just made her Broadway debut alongside Tony Award nominee Douglas Sills, two-time Emmy Award nominee Anna Chlumsky, Jerry O'Connell,Blake Hammond …

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STAGE TUBE: Watch AVENUE Q Cast Parody 'Circle of Life' in 2015 Easter Bonnet Performance! by Stage Tube

The 29th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition bwaybonnets raised a remarkable 4,711,386, making this the third year in a row the event set a new fundraising record. First place went to the cast …

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BWW Reviews: AIRLINE HIGHWAY Plays Like The Mot l New Orleans by Michael Dale

Lisa D'Amour's drama of New Orleans motel residents is a slow-moving vehicle.

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British theatre and American film: a match made in box-office heaven by Mark Lawson

Damian Lewis and John Goodman, in American Buffalo, are the latest Hollywood stars to tread London’s boards, in a deal that benefits both theatre and film Continue reading...

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3 Amazing Podcasts for MTs

3 Amazing Podcasts for MTs: Thanks for the shout-out, New Musical Theatre!

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'Early Shaker Spirituals': Theater Review by Frank Scheck

Oscar winner Frances McDormand reunites with the Wooster Group to replicate a 1976 recording of 19th-century hymns sung by Shaker women.read more

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Ferguson play: Actors leave production based on Grand Jury evidence in Michael Brown shooting – but show will go on

A controversial play about the shooting of Ferguson teenager Michael Brown will still be going ahead tonight despite the departure of half of the cast, according to the show’s director.

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Of The Community Isn’t Necessarily ‘Community Theatre’ by Suzi Steffen

“HartBeat does not look at its Greater Hartford community as potential audience members but rather as an important part of the play-making. Ensemble members regularly spend months rese…

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Kristin Chenoweth to Miss Sunday's ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Due to Illness by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has just learned that ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY star Kristin Chenowethwill be out again for Sunday's matinee. The star missed performances on Friday and on Saturday due to illne…

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I Wish to Die Singing review – a searing account of the Armenian genocide by Michael Billington

Finborough, LondonNeil McPherson’s documentary drama is a powerful reminder of the 1915 massacre of Armenian civilians and the tragedies that ensued Continue reading...

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Les Ballets de Monte Carlo: Romeo and Juliet review – Prokofiev, puppets and a killer plinth by David Jays

London ColiseumJean-Christophe Maillot’s production is fresh and uncluttered but the lovers are sidelined in this flawed interpretation of Shakespeare’s tragedy Continue reading...

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Jonathan Pryce takes on Shylock: ‘I’d love it if they booed me’ by Andrew Dickson

He’s played everyone from Mahler to Cardinal Wolsey and once did King Lear and Winnie the Pooh in the same day. So why is Jonathan Pryce so worried about playing Shylock in The Merchant of…

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Theater: Not So 'Fun Home;' Dying With 'Living On Love' | Michael Giltz by Michael Giltz

It's a treat to see a serious new musical with top flight talent involved. But it's a real luxury getting to see it twice. When Fun Home debuted at the Public, it opened to almost universal …

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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4th Annual Broadway Hunger Games by BroadwaySpotted

Welcome welcome welcome to the 4th (!!!) year of the Broadway Hunger Games! Broadway has become altogether too cushy. Equity minimum is going up, they’re fighting for their rights, shows …

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Kristin Chenoweth Will Not Board Twentieth Century April 26 by Andrew Gans and Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth will be out of the Sunday, April 26 at 2 PM matinee of On the Twentieth Century due to illness, a show spokesperson confirmed to Playbil…

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A Life Without End – Celebrating Julie Wilson (video) by Sandi Durell

  The beloved Julie Wilson will be celebrated not just by the Mabel Mercer Foundation at Town Hall and by her loving son Holt McClanary at 54 Below, but in... The post A Life Without En…

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The Tony Awards: They’re About PR, People, Not ‘Good’ Theatre by Suzi Steffen

“The Tony system canonizes a subset of a subset, making the odds of any one show or person pocketing a Tony rather less impressive. What’s more, the awardees and runners-up have typi…

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Filichia on Friday: “Paris Makes Me Thorny” by Peter Filichia by Peter Filichia

It’s an honor to bring Peter Filichia’s column every week on Kritzerland called ‘Filichia on Friday’ to our readers on DCMetroTheaterArts. This Week:  Paris Makes…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 4/26/15- COMPANY by Stage Tube

Today in 1970, Company opened at the Alvin Theatre now the Neil Simon Theatre, where it ran for 705 perfrmances. Company is a musical comedy based on a book by George Furth with music and ly…

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Stars of Slapstick #207: Dorothy Dwan by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Dorothy Dwan (Dorothy Ilgenfritz, 1906-1981).  Today she is best known (when she is known at all) as the leading lady and wife of Larry Semon, although the majority…

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Tonight on TCM: Buster Keaton in “The Scarecrow” by Trav S.D.

Tonight (tomorrow morning at 1:30am) Turner Classic Movies will show the Buster Keaton silent comedy short The Sacrecrow (1920). The Scarecrow is one of Keaton’s most perfect, best…

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Harry Langdon in “Remember When” by Trav S.D.

Today is the anniversary of the release date of the Harry Langdon comedy short Remember When (1925), directed by Harry Edwards. It starts out at an orphanage where Harry and a girl (Natalie…

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Swinging on a Star – Norm Lewis, Rebecca Luker by Sandi Durell

            by: Magda Katz Swinging on a Star:The Music of Jimmy Van Heusen was presented Saturday night at New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark,... The …

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August Wilson 70th birthday celebrations abound by Christopher Rawson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

It’s just April, but 2015 has already been an august year – an August year, that is, as in August Wilson.

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BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Elisabeth Moss by Richard Ridge

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for filmed Conversations QampA series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the union…

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Fleur Darkin: Choreographer by Georgia Snow

Having previously worked with organisations such as Bristol Old Vic, Laban and the Royal Opera House, Fleur Darkin took over as artistic

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Actor Tom Sturridge: Best friend of Robert Pattinson on starring in Far from the Madding Crowd and grabbing people's crotches

Tom Sturridge is an actor who’s so far been better known for his relationships with his fiancée, Sienna Miller, and his best friend, Robert Pattinson, than for his own acting CV, but that…

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Meet the Cast of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ at Rockville Little Theatre: Part 10: Matthew Wixted by Joel Markowitz

In Part 10 of a series of interviews with the cast and director of To Kill a Mockingbird at Rockville Little Theatre. Meet Matthew Wixted. Please introduce yourself and tell our readers wh…

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Green Room Roundup: April 26, 2015 by The Team

What are the best podcasts for people who love theater? What steps should high school juniors take to set themselves up to succeed at BFA auditions? What does the musical theater scene in Pa…

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BWW's On This Day - April 26, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 26 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Quizzes: Test your theatre knowledge: Musical theatre DEF

A second chance to test your musical logo knowledge

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Review - Finding Neverland on Broadway by Theater.guide@about.com

Even after significant changes, Neverland fails to soar

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Feature: Olivia Poulet talks media, terrorism and Ravenhill by Charlotte Claydon

Image by Richard Davenport Product by Mark Ravenhill was first performed by the writer himself as a one-man show at the 2005 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The play has now been revived by direc…

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Leo Bill: ‘I hate standing up in front of people’ by Matt Trueman

Leo Bill pulls back his sleeve. On his forearm, three weeks old and only just about healed, is a tattoo: CAZALE. “It

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Carmen Disruption by John Morrison

I've been to see seven plays in the last ten days, more through coincidence than deliberate design. In six of those shows I enjoyed what I consider to be the essential quality of drama -- th…

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Fever Dream: Southside, Citizens Theatre Glasgow, review: 'a failed blancmange' by Mark Brown

Douglas Maxwell's socio-political fantasy lacks coherence, says Mark Brown

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‘The Fantasticks’ will continue its off-Broadway run by Mark Kennedy

The off-Broadway phenomenon “The Fantasticks” won’t be closing next month after all — thanks to a pair of fantastic fans. Two donors have stepped up and pledged to keep the...

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Made in Cleveland: Playwright George Brant joins Anne Hathaway and lauded director Julie Taymor for a high-flying off-Broadway 'Grounded' by Andrea Simakis

Both art installation and thrill ride, Julie Taymor's production of "Grounded" feels like being in the cockpit of a jet, G-forces tugging at your body.

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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On my radar: Jemaine Clement’s cultural highlights by Kathryn Bromwich

The comedian and actor on one of history’s worst films, a touching British drama and Australia’s answer to Thunderbirds Continue reading...

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Javier de Frutos: ‘I am a writer, but without words’ by Neil Norman

Javier de Frutos is having a salad for lunch. For some reason this takes me by surprise. I expected him to be

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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TOMMY TUNE AWARDS : “The Biggest Celebration” by David Dow Bentley III

Whenever he was distressed about disturbing current events in the news, it was not uncommon for my late father to announce, “The world is going to hell in a handbasket!” If he could have…

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Ah, Wilderness! review – a sprint into light by Susannah Clapp

Young Vic, LondonEugene O’Neill’s haunting prequel to Long Day’s Journey Into Night has a star in the making in George MacKaySometimes the more strange, the more realistic. Arthur Mill…

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Who Cares review – scalpel wit by Susannah Clapp

Royal Court, LondonA clear-sighted appraisal of our ailing NHS emerges with verve, humour and candour from Michael Wynne’s timely verbatim playThere are occasions when only naturalism and …

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Far From the Madding Crowd review – less haste, more feeling by Clare Brennan

Watermill, NewburyAn atmospheric adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s tortured romance stumbles in its race to the finish Continue reading...

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Light Shining in Buckinghamshire review – arguments fought with fire by Kate Kellaway

The National’s magnificent production of Caryl Churchill’s English civil war play resonates powerfully today Continue reading...

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Win a Double Pass to Grounded at the Seymour Centre by Matt Edwards

AussieTheatre has two double passes to giveaway to Grounded at the Seymour Centre on Friday, May 1. Presented by Australia’s leading Ensemble theatre company Red Stitch, Grounded is the…

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Carmen Disruption review – an explosive response to Bizet by Susannah Clapp

Almeida, LondonSimon Stephens’s 3D dramatic deconstruction of Carmen will go on reverberatingThe sound can be heard right across London. Theatrical classics are being cracked open. That ha…

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Olivia Poulet: ‘They said they wanted something female…’ by Laura Barnett

The Thick of It star talks about her brilliant new solo satire and breaking TV’s sexist glass ceilingA couple of years ago, Olivia Poulet and her friend, fellow actress and writer Sarah So…

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La Fille mal gardée review – a sheer rush of happiness by Luke Jennings

Royal Opera House, LondonOsipova and McRae vie with a Shetland pony in Royal Ballet’s impeccable Ashton Continue reading...

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Verdi to the Divinyls by Deborah Jones

See, they say ‘Get to your homes ASAP, stay inside, stay protected, don’t drive unless absolutely necessary and stay away from waterways’ and I hear ‘Hop in your Holden and get on do…

Linked From deborahjones.me at 02:26AM
Sunday, April 26, 2015 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Drone guide for beginners by Admin

By now you can control almost any quadcopter and are ready to start focusing more of your attention on your aerial photography and video skills. Below I have compiled a list of the best quad…

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Sunday, April 26, 2015 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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This Week’s Picks! See Darren Criss’ Angry Inch, Hit the Cellblock with Brandy & Get Jazzy with Megan Hilty by Pete Croatto

Every Broadway show of the season is officially open—but even if you’re lucky enough to have seen every show the Great White Way has to offer, there’s still tons of great s…

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Oscar Winner Anne Hathaway Officially Opens in George Brant's Grounded Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Oscar winner Anne Hathaway has officially landed off-Broadway in Grounded! The Public Theater production celebrates opening night on April 26 at the Anspacher Theater. George Brant's Gr…

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Your Sunday Afternoon Zen: Kerrie Anne Greenland sings “I’ll Be Here” by Cassie Tongue

Have you heard the people sing yet? As Les Misérables makes its way around Australia, audiences in Melbourne and Perth and Sydney have all had the opportunity to meet Kerrie Anne Greenlan…

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How Many Have You Worn? 10 of Broadway’s Most Iconic Costumes by Anika Chapin

You can't have a Broadway show without costumes (and why would you ever want to?). Whether sparkly or simple, historical or contemporary or realistic or fantastical, costumes are a vital…

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Playbill Poll: Who Should Host the 2015 Tony Awards? by Olivia Clement

It's an exciting time of year for New York theatre lovers — awards season! One question everyone on or off Broadway is asking is who will host the 2015 Tony Awards. We took to …

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Anne Hathaway and Julie Taymor Collaboration, Grounded, Opens Tonight by Olivia Clement

Grounded, George Brant's new Off-Broadway solo play starring Academy Award-winning "Les Misérables" star Anne Hathaway with direction by Academy Award nomine…

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Ferguson Shooting Play Forges Ahead Despite Controversy and Cast Walkouts by Olivia Clement

Despite igniting controversy and a last-minute walkout by five of the cast members, Odyssey Theatre's Theatre Verité production of Ferguson forges ahead April 26.…

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John Cameron Mitchell, Hedwig Co-Creator and Original Off-Broadway Star, Plays Final Broadway Perfor by Carey Purcell

John Cameron Mitchell, the co-creator and original star of the Off-Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, gives his final performance in the Broadway revival of that Tony&…

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A History of Casting King and I Cultural Evolution and Community Action by Logan Culwell

The King and I, Rodgers and Hammerstein's classic musical currently receiving a revival production by Lincoln Center, has been subject to several casting controversies over the years tha…

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