Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Time is on Hannah Moscovitch’s side by David Berry

In her latest play, Infinity, Moscovitch examines what, exactly, time is

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Theater News: New Group Hurlyburly Reading to Reunite Ethan Hawke, Parker Pose, and 2005 Revival Cast

Bobby Cannavale and Wallace Shawn will also take part in the evening.

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Theater News: Food Fight! See How Fuerza Bruta Celebrated 2,500 Performances

Wayra is the latest edition of the show, at the Daryl Roth Theatre.

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CHICAGO DATING EXPERT, STEF SAFRAN, WILL HOST “LOVE IQ: MODERN-DAY MATCHMAKING” Q & A AT FIRST DATE AT THE ROYAL GEORGE CABARET ON THURSDAY, A by Michael J. Roberts

Matchmaking  and dating expert Stef Safran will host a “Love IQ: Modern-Day Matchmaking” Q&A following the performance of the smash hit musical FIRST DATE at the Royal George Cabare…

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Piven Theatre Workshop presents the Midwest Premiere of “Melancholy Play: a chamber musical” by Sarah Ruhl, April 30-June 7, 2015 by Michael J. Roberts

Piven Theatre Workshop proudly announces the Midwest Premiere of Melancholy Play: a chamber musical by Tony™-nominated playwright Sarah Ruhl, with new music by New York composer Todd Almon…

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Theatre at the Center Presents Andrew Lippa’s BIG FISH, May 7- June 7 by Michael J. Roberts

The deeply moving, enchanting new Broadway musical for all ages BIG FISH continues Theatre at the Center’s exceptional 25th anniversary 2015 season. With a book by John August and music an…

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GENE SISKEL FILM CENTER TO HONOR ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEE MARK RUFFALO WITH THE 2015 RENAISSANCE AWARD SATURDAY, JUNE 6 AT THE RITZ-CARLTON CHICAGO by Michael J. Roberts

The Gene Siskel Film Center (GSFC) of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) will once again salute a leader in cinematic artistry when it honors two-time Academy Award® nominee …

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Route 66 Theatre Company Announces Complete 2015-2016 Season by Michael J. Roberts

Route 66 Theatre Company announces an exciting 2015-2016 Season. In their seventh year as a company and third year as a resident company at Greenhouse Theater Center, Route 66 Theatre Compan…

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Kevin Kline Is Coming Home to The Acting Company; New Season Begins Tomorrow by Andrew Gans

The Acting Company's newly commissioned adaptation of Mark Twain’s A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court is being presented in repertory with the William Shakes…

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What remains? by Tanuja Amarasuriya

(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) When we were little, my mum…

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The Volt (of resistance) by Jay Ruby

(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) The word ministry awakens a…

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The Dreams We Make by Madeline Sayet

(This post is part of the Audience (R)Evolution online salon curated by Caridad Svich for the TCG Audience (R)Evolution Convening in Kansas City, MO in 2015.) Is it worth selling tickets…

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NEWS: Amazon starts selling West End tickets by James Lillywhite

Image: Twitter One of the largest online companies in the world has started selling theatre tickets to West End shows in London. Amazon Local have announced that they have millions of West E…

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How Well Does That Cast of ‘Aladdin’ Know Each Other? (VIDEO) by Broadway's Best Shows

Find out how well that cast of Broadway’s Aladdin know each other in the clip below! Aladdin is currently playing on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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Going Bridal: Backstage at It Shoulda Been You with Sierra Boggess, Episode 4: Gym Rat Edition by Broadway.com

Sierra Boggess starts a gym with David Burtka on the set of It Shoulda Been You.

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Photos! A Gaggle of Stars Honor Sarah Paulson & Fran Weissler at MCC's Miscast Gala 2015 by Broadway.com

Stars came out in droves to honor Sarah Paulson and producer Fran Weissler at MCC's super fun Miscast gala at the Hammerstein Ballroom on March 30, 2015.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Christine Pedi Performs Uncanny INTO THE WOODS 'Witch's Rap' & Pays Homage To Many Broadway Divas by Pat Cerasaro

Christine Pedi pays tribute to the many wicked witches of INTO THE WOODS

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Nikki Blonsky Impressively Reprises HAIRSPRAY's 'Good Morning Baltimore' At BROADWAY SESSIONS by Pat Cerasaro

Nikki Blonsky reprises her classic big screen showstopper

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Theater News: Broadway's The Visit, Starring Chita Rivera, Announces Student Rush Policy

Catch Rivera in this new Kander and Ebb musical with your student ID.

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Review: Twelfth Night and What You Will

Bedlam does one Shakespeare play two ways.

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Spotlight On...Kendra Augustin by Michael Block

Name: Kendra AugustinHometown: Fort Lauderdale, FloridaEducation: Nova Southeastern University, BA, Theatre and Stella Adler Summer Con 2013. Does that count?Favorite Credits: As an actress:…

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Linda Lavin Will Star in Richard Greenberg's Our Mother's Brief Affair on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Tony winner Linda Lavin will star in the New York premiere of Our Mother’s Brief Affair as part of Manhattan Theatre Club’s 2015-16 Broadway season. Performances will begin on De…

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Feature: Guilt, Grief and Growing Up – Ella Carmen Greenhill and Adam Quayle by Heather Kincaid

Photo by Lucas Smith Inspired by real-life events, Ella Carmen Greenhill’s Plastic Figurines explores the relationship between two recently bereaved siblings. Following her mother̵…

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Photo Exclusive: From Page to Stage, See How the Talented Teens of Beacon School Took on Caroline, o by Matthew Blank

The Beacon School on the Upper West Side recently presented the NYC high school premiere of Jeanine Tesori and Tony Kushner's Tony-nominated masterpiece Caroline, or Change. Leadin…

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EXCLUSIVE: Watch Tituss Burgess Preview New Carner and Gregor Single

"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" star Tituss Burgess stepped to the microphone to sing Sam Carner and Derek Gregor's "Advice to a Young Firefly" at the March 30 performanc…

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Never know who will turn up for a night at the opera by Everett Evans

Was it THE Robert Durst? -the notorious and eccentric gazillionaire who once again stands accused of foul play? If the absent donor was indeed THE Robert Durst, missing Saturday's event wou…

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New Video Promos For HAND TO GOD On Broadway by Pat Cerasaro

Broadway welcomes an Off-Broadway hit

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Exciting New Promo Video For THE LION KING Swiss Premiere by Pat Cerasaro

Don't miss this exciting new THE LION KING promo video

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VIDEO: THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren Talks Meeting The Queen on 'Live' by TV News Desk

THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren stopped by LIVE today and talked about meeting the Queen of England and getting Queenitis with Kelly Ripa and co-host Mark Cuban.

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Neil Patrick Harris Gets a Final Shock on Letterman by Olivia Clement

Tony winner Neil Patrick Harris (Hedwig and the Angry Inch), who recently hosted the 87th Academy Awards, made an appareance on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman." 

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Theater News: Kevin Kline to Host Acting Company Talkback Following Production of Macbeth

Kline began his career with the famous theatrical touring organization.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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NY Public Library for the Performing Arts Curator Doug Reside on Motifs! by Nypl For The Performing Arts

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, an…

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Mark Ruffalo to Receive Renaissance Award from Siskel Film Center by TV News Desk

The Gene Siskel Film Center GSFC of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago SAIC will once again salute a leader in cinematic artistry when it honors two-time Academy Award nominee Mark R…

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BWW CD Reviews: Ghostlight Records' THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE (Original Cast Album) is Accessible and Artful by David Clarke

The sounds of the seventies are alive and well in musical theatre. Taking lessons he has learned from previous outings, Michael Freidman's compositions for THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE fly based…

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MTC Will Bring Richard Greenberg's OUR MOTHER'S BRIEF AFFAIR to Broadway Next Winter; Linda Lavin Set to Star by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club has just announced it will produce the New York premiere of Our Mother's Brief Affair, the new play by Tony Award winner Richard Greenberg, directed by MTC's award-win…

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BWW TV: NEWSIES Tour Makes a Stop at LA's Pantages Theatre! by BroadwayWorld TV

Broadway World TV's Los Angeles Producer and on-air Host Michael Sterling, along with Co-Producer Videographer Paul Preston of Digital Mind Productions were on hand to meet and greet the cre…

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STAGE TUBE: You Aint Never Had a Friend Like Him! Stars of Broadway's ALADDIN Test How Well They Know Each Other by Stage Tube

The cast of Broadway's Aladdin recently gathered to celebrate the musical's one-year anniversary on the Great White Way for a new video quiz, testing how well they know each other. Check it …

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Vanessa Hudgens Set to Perform with Cast of GIGI on LIVE WITH KELLY AND MICHAEL Tomorrow! by BroadwayWorld

Vanessa Hudgens will be interviewed and will perform I Never Want To Go Home Again with cast members from the new Broadway production of Gigi on Live with Kelly and Michael tomorrow, Wednesd…

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Kevin Kline to Host Talkback Following The Acting Company's MACBETH, 4/8 by BroadwayWorld

Kevin Kline returns to his Acting Company roots to talk about Shakespeare following the Company's April 8th, 8pm performance of Macbeth at the Pearl Theatre, 555 West 42nd Street. One of Ame…

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Bidding Open For HAMILTON Poster Signed By Entire Cast To Benefit BC/EFA, Ends 4/3 by Pat Cerasaro

Show your love of HAMILTON and support a good cause

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The Secret Garden

Thu, April 9 thru Sat, April 18 @ Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts, presented by Theatre Lab School of the Dramatic Arts

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Hugh Jackman Gets Religious for Upcoming Movie by Playbill Staff

Hot on the heels of his Instagram tease that he may be ready to hang up his claws as the "X-Men" movie character Wolverine, Tony winner Hugh Jackman is preparing to star in the…

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Vanessa Hudgens and Cast of Gigi Will Perform on TV Tomorrow by Andrew Gans and Michael Gioia

Vanessa Hudgens, who stars in the current Broadway revival of Gigi, will be interviewed on the April 1 broadcast of "Live with Kelly and Michael," which airs in the New York metrop…

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ArtsBeat: Belarus Free Theater Returns to New York With ‘Trash Cuisine’ by Andrew R. Chow

Banned from its homeland for its politically charged works, the troupe will bring its work to La MaMa.

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Theater News: Meet Robert Petkoff, Arnie Burton, and the Stars of 39 Steps

Patrick Barlow's play returns to New York at the Union Square Theatre.

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Theater News: Linda Lavin to Star on Broadway in Our Mother's Brief Affair

Richard Greenberg's new play joins MTC's 2015-16 Broadway season.

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Linda Lavin Heads Back to Broadway to Play a Parent with a Past

Linda Lavin, the Broadway favorite (“The Lyons,” “The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife”) who’s also well-known to TV audiences (“Alice,” “Se…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Look Who’s Having an Affair on Broadway This Fall by Robert Viagas

Tony Award winner and Theatre Hall of Famer Linda Lavin will return to Broadway this December in Our Mother's Brief Affair, a new play by Tony-winning playwright Richard Greenberg (T…

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Video Flash: Seth Meyers Tells a Story About Broadway's Doctor Zhivago on Late Night

"No one's gonna remember what happened to Doctor Zhivago and his patients."

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A Trial Partnership for 2 Jewish Cultural Institutions in New York by Joseph Berger

The Museum of Jewish Heritage, trying to attract more visitors, and the National Yiddish Theater-Folksbiene, seeking a permanent home, could undergo a full-blown merger by 2017, officials sa…

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Documentary Celebrating Ford’s Theatre Will Premiere on Ovation TV by Andrew Gans

A documentary film that celebrates the history of Ford’s Theatre will debut on Ovation TV next month.

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National Yiddish Theatre Celebrates 100 Years and Kicks Off First Jewish Culture Festival by Olivia Clement

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene celebrate their 100th anniversary with a gala at Carnegie Hall on March 31. The event honors Broadway producer Jordan Roth (A Catered Affair, The Rock…

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People You Should Know . . . Angeliea Stark by Zack Calhoon

Angeliea Stark is a New York based actor originally from the South. She graduated from Texas State University with a BFA in Acting and was granted a fellowship, through the Kennedy Center, t…

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People You Should Know . . . Mia Rovegno by Zack Calhoon

Mia Rovegno is a Brooklyn-based director & playwright. Her own plays have been developed by P73, New Georges, Pataphysics, Culture Project, The Civilians, Perishable Theater, and fo…

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Roundabout Names Playwright for 2015 Student Production Workshop by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that 17-year-year senior at Repertory Company High School Darleny Suriel will pen a world premiere play for the ninth annual Student Production Works…

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BWW Exclusive: Diary of an Englishman in New York- You're British? You know Fergie? by Rufus Wright

Follow along as Wright takes us behind the scenes of The Audience's Broadway journey with 'Diary of an Englishman in New York'. Be sure to check back weekly for his latest installments

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The Woodlawn: A San Antonio Musical Theater Gem – theater review by Pauline Adamek

As a recent transplant from Los Angeles, where I covered theater for several years, I was most interested in checking out the stage scene upon my arrival in San Antonio last fall. As fortune…

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5 Non-Musical Disney Films In Need Of Stage Treatment by Onstagecritics

Sean Pollock / Before I start this list, I want to preface this by saying: I think Disney is overproduced in theatre across the board right now. Since the opening … Continue reading &#…

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Discounted Summer Space Availability at Stage 773 by Bt

Stage773 has discounted summer space! Stage 773 is an ideal venue for your next short or long run production, late night programming, private event, staged reading, corporate training, rehea…

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The Screening Room: Shirley Jones Warbles “Till There Was You” by Robert Viagas

Shirley Jones, who interpreted several iconic Broadway leading lady roles on film, turns 81 today.

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Romany Bain obituary by Ben Watt

Continue reading...

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92Y’s Lyrics & Lyricists Series: “New York: Songs of the City” by Darryl Reilly

This post is by Darryl Reilly Lyrics & Lyricists artistic director Deborah Grace Winer was the show’s host. Charming, and with dry humor and passion, Ms. Winer delivered informative a…

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92Y will host a conversation with 20th Century Stars Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher by Broadway's Best Shows

Tony® & Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth and Golden Globe, SAG Award winner & Tony® nominee Peter Gallagher, currently starring on Broadway in On the Twentieth Century, will par…

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STAGE TUBE: Randy Rainbow Reacts to Indiana's Anti-Gay Legislation in Song! by Randy Rainbow

Randy Rainbow, who twice a month brings us his Chewing the Scenery series, has a lot to say about Indiana's new LGBT discrimination law. Click below to watch his musical tribute to the Hoosi…

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Review Roundup: Sutton Foster Stars in New TV Land Comedy YOUNGER, Premiering Tonight by TV News Desk

The new original comedy series YOUNGER, starring Broadway's Sutton Foster,premieres on TV Land tonight, March 31, 2015. Created by Sex and The City's Darren Star, YOUNGER also stars Hilary D…

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STAGE TUBE: Seth Meyers Recounts His Parents' Trip to DOCTOR ZHIVAGO! by Stage Tube

Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, the highly anticipated new Broadway musical Doctor Zhivago is currently in previews and will open on Tuesday, April 21 at the Broadway The…

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Photo Call: Ryan Silverman, Alexandra Silber, Beth Leavel, Julia Murney Sing West Side Story, Gypsy by Matthew Blank

Broadway By the Year celebrated musicals spanning 1941-1965, including the classics Oklahoma!, My Fair Lady, West Side Story, Gypsy and Fiddler on the Roof March 30 at the Town Hall.

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‘Death of a Salesman’ Opens New Season for Royal Shakespeare Company by David Belcher

For the Royal Shakespeare Company, that battered soul at the center of “Death of a Salesman” is akin to the greatest of Shakespeare’s tragic characters.

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A Day in the Life of Sydney Lucas of ‘Fun Home’ by Dcontray

For most kids, kindergarten means mastering the alphabet, making crafts with glitter and enjoying nap time. At Fun Home star Sydney Lucas’ New York City public school, kindergarten was a c…

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On the Town’s #FlossieAndSaucy Video Shorts Are Just Too Darn Delightful

Forget Carrie, Miranda, Hannah or Jessa, On the Town's Flossie & Saucy are two gals who really know what it's like to date in NYC.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Theatre News: New rock opera aims to reinvent Richard III

The Swedish show will open in London later this year

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'Travesties': Potent mix of Tom Stoppard, Oscar Wilde and the little guy by Kerry Reid

In "The Third Man," Orson Welles' Harry Lime famously observes, "In Switzerland they had brotherly love — they had 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did that produce? The cuckoo c…

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Justin Bartha, Elizabeth Reaser to Star in 'Permission' by David Rooney

The actors will appear as a couple on shaky ground who decide to recalibrate their marriage around a Christian foundation in Robert Askins' new play.read more

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Matthew Morrison Talks FINDING NEVERLAND: ' I Wanted My Broadway Return to Be Special' by TV News Desk

In an all-new interview with Newsday, GLEE star Matthew Morrison talks about returning to the Broadway stage in the new musical Finding Neverland

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Laura Benanti, Victor Garber, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Join NY Pops' 2015 Gala, Honoring Rob & Kathleen Marshall by BroadwayWorld

On Monday, May 4, 2015, The New York Pops marks its 32nd birthday with a grand gala evening celebrating the work of Music Honorees Kathleen Marshall and Rob Marshall and Corporate Honoree Ca…

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Photo Flash: First Look - Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin Reunite for Neflix's GRACE AND FRANKIE by TV News Desk

Below, get a first look at the new Netflix original series, GRACE AND FRANKIE, premiering on Friday, May 8exclusively on Netflix in all territories where the service is available.

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Nick Wyman & Felicia Finley to Join Bobby Steggert in SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE Reading by BroadwayWorld

A special invitational presentation of Kurt Vonnegut's SLAUGHTERHOUSE FIVE, a new musical, is set for next Tuesday, April 7th at 3 PM at the Snapple Theater Center 50th Street at Broadway. M…

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Theater News: Love's Labour's Won Set to Begin US Cinema Screenings

The Royal Shakespeare Company production ran earlier this year in repertory with Love's Labour's Lost.

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Review: Man of La Mancha

Don Quixote dreams an impossible dream at the Shakespeare Theatre Company.

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Cablevision Mulls $1 Offer for New York Daily News: Report by Brent Lang

Cablevision, the parent company of New York’s Newsday daily newspaper, is considering making a $1 offer for the New York Daily News. Daily News owner Mortimer Zuckerman told staff in F…

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Meet McCallum Theatre’s 2015 Open Call Finalists! by Michael J. Roberts

The McCallum Theatre Institute (MTI) – the education division of the McCallum Theatre – presents the Open Call Talent Competition 2015, the ultimate variety show.  The Valley’s best v…

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The King and I’s Ashley Park, Conrad Ricamora & Ruthie Ann Miles Bring Glam to Siam in Vogue by Broadway.com

The Broadway revival of The King and I has begun performances at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, and three of its stars are certainly dressed for success. In the latest issue of Vogue, Siam stu…

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Photo Call: Savion Sizzles, Betty Belts, Condola Croons and Matthew Morrison Charms; Highlights From by Matthew Blank

The 2015 Gala for Off-Broadway's Vineyard Theatre on March 30 was hosted by John Waters (Hairspray, Cry Baby) and saw a constellation of Broadway talent including Tony winners Betty …

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Felicia Finley and Nick Wyman Join Slaughterhouse Five Reading by Andrew Gans

Complete casting has been announced for the industry reading of Kurt Vonnegut’s Slaughterhouse Five, a new musical based on his best-seller about a man who "comes unstuck …

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Watch Nathan Lane Discuss His Biggest “Missed Opportunity” on Broadway by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Nathan Lane, back on Broadway in It's Only a Play, made a recent appearance on NBC's "Late Show with Seth Meyers."

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Amanda Redman and Tim Rice to narrate new First World War musical by Georgia Snow

Amanda Redman and Tim Rice are to provide narration for the London premiere of a new musical based on the First World

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Des Bishop: The final punchline by Brian Logan

Des Bishop turned his father's death into an extraordinary standup show. Does he regret it? Continue reading...

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Richard III has inspired a foul plot to dig up Shakespeare by Andrew Dickson

What could we possibly want to discover from the Bard’s bones? The thing that made him extraordinary was his brain – no one is going to unearth that Continue reading...

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And the Beat Goes On review – Sonny and Cher marathon is a mystery by Mark Fisher

Tron, GlasgowJulie Brown and Johnny McKnight look a treat as a suburban couple obsessed by the pop duo in this uneven comedy Continue reading...

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More than 50 premieres will take over D.C. in fall’s Women’s Voices Theater Festival by Nelson Pressley

Eight years after D.C. pulled together for the six month, 100-show Shakespeare in Washington festival, the city is at it again. The Women’s Voices Theater Festival is set for the fall, wit…

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Conjuring the chemistry of ‘Louis and Keely’ by Hedy Weiss

On stage at the Royal George Theatre recently, the guys in the band were warming up, stepping around as they played a brassy riff from "Louis and Keely, 'Live' at the Sahara," the new "play …

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Theatre News: Handbagged embarks on UK tour

Moira Buffini's comedy will open in Canterbury in September

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The Verdict: Critics Review Sutton Foster’s New TV Series “Younger” by Playbill Staff

TV Land's "Younger," starring two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar and Miriam Shor, premieres March 31. Read the reviews. 

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Cue & A: Young Fun Home Star Sydney Lucas on Alison Bechdel, Her Showbiz Family and Learning to Burp by Matthew Blank

Eleven-year-old Sydney Lucas, reprising her acclaimed performance as Small Alison in the Broadway production of Fun Home, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire of random facts, …

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Theater News: Wonderful Town, Babes in Arms, and More Set for Musicals Tonight 2015-16 Season

Musical's Tonight is dedicated to reviving "neglected" shows and making them accessible to all audiences.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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EXCLUSIVE: Watch Tituss Burgess Offer Triumphant “Advice to a Young Firefly”

"Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" star Tituss Burgess stepped to the microphone to sing Sam Carner and Derek Gregor's "Advice to a Young Firefly" at the March 30 performanc…

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If only they had this when I crowdfunded Godspell. by Ken Davenport

Hold on to your offering documents, people, because raising money for businesses, including Broadway shows, just got easier. Several years (!) after Congress passed the JOBS Act, the SEC fi…

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Disney developing live-action 'Mulan' by Dave McNary, Dave McNary

Disney is developing a live-action version of its 1998 animated movie "Mulan."The project is based on a script by Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek focused on the Chinese warrior character H…

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Gene Saks by Barry

BROADWAY TO DIM ITS LIGHTS WEDNESDAY, APRIL 1ST @ 7:45 PM IN MEMORY OF CELEBRATED DIRECTOR AND ACTOR GENE SAKSThe Broadway community mourns the loss of acclaimed director and performer Gene …

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Tony-Nominated Joshua Henry talks making it on Broadway by Robert King

The multi-talented, and TONY nominated, Josh Henry joins Robert King and Michael Blaustein on the WTL podcast today talking about what it’s like being a Broadway star. In between a lot of …

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IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Announces Final Ticket Winners; Enter to Have Your Story Transformed Into a Showtune! by BroadwayWorld

Over the last few weeks, BroadwayWorld has been introducing you to weekly winners of It Shoulda Been You's incredible wedding inspired Broadway giveaway. This hilarious new musical, directed…

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Photo: First Look - Jane Fonda & Lily Tomlin Reunite for Neflix's GRACE AND FRANKIE by TV News Desk

On May 8th, Netflix will premiere the new original comedy GRACE AND FRANKIE, starring Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin as long-time rivals brought together by a rather unusual change in their mari…

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92Y to Welcome ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY's Kristin Chenoweth & Peter Gallagher by BroadwayWorld

Tony amp Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth and Golden Globe, SAG Award winner amp Tony nominee Peter Gallagher, currently starring on Broadway in On the Twentieth Century, will participate…

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Photo Flash: Jeremy Jordan, Judith Light, Laura Benanti, and Jessie Mueller at MCC Theater's Miscast

The annual concert honored Sarah Paulson and Fran Weissler.

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NextStop’s delightful Secret Garden by Keith Loria

I’ve probably read Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden to my daughter Cassidy more than any other book; in fact, it’s one of our favorites to act out with dolls, puppets and ev…

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Justin Bartha & Elizabeth Reaser to Lead World Premiere of PERMISSION at MCC by BroadwayWorld

MCC THEATER has announced the cast for the world premiere of Robert Askins' Permission stage and screen star Justin Bartha, of Broadway's Lend Me A Tenor, Off-Broadway's All New People and t…

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Changing Audiences: Notes from China’s Wuzhen Theatre Festival by Lissa Tyler Renaud

I’m sorry to say that people do not see canvases, they only see dollars. - Joan Miró, Spanish painter (d. 1983) Everyone discusses my art and pretends to understand, as if it were necessa…

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VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth Talks Broadway's ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY on 'Today' by TV News Desk

Kristin Chenoweth stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about starring in the Broadway revival of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY in which she portrays glamorous Hollywood starlet Lilly Garland.

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VIDEO: THE AUDIENCE's Helen Mirren Says Don't Call Her 'Sexy': 'It's Totally Overused' by TV News Desk

Helen Mirren stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about her new film 'Woman in Gold' and her starring role as Queen Elizabeth II in Broadway's THE AUDIENCE. Check out the appearance below

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VIDEO: Josh Gad Talks New Series 'The Comedians' on TODAY by TV News Desk

Tony nominee Josh Gad stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about starring opposite Billy Crystal in the hilarious new series 'The Comedians.' Check out the appearance below

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Broadway to Dim Lights in Memory of Tony Winner Gene Saks Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway community mourns the loss of acclaimed director and performer Gene Saks, who passed away on Saturday at age 93. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in h…

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Harvey Weinstein questioned for groping

A 22-year-old woman accused mega-producer Harvey Weinstein of groping her at the Tribeca Film Center and filed a sex-abuse complaint. No charges have been filed.     &#…

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Helen Mirren's 'meaningful' 'Woman In Gold'

Dame Helen Mirren and co-star Katie Holmes talk about the importance of the story being told in their latest film 'Woman In Gold,' which premiered in New York. (March 31)    …

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Why 'Mulan' is the best '90s Disney cartoon

The remake probably won't live up to the original.        

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Disney getting down to business with live-action 'Mulan'

"Mulan" will soon be wielding her sword on the big screen in non-cartoon form, adding to a string of other Disney live-action adaptations. Video provided by Newsy     &…

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Helen Mirren: Crocs to glam frock in a day

The actress, who's promoting 'Woman in Gold,' used to find Crocs ugly.        

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Broadway to honor director Gene Saks by dimming its lights by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- Broadway theaters plan to dim their marquee lights Wednesday night in memory of Gene Saks, the Tony Award-winning director of such plays as "Brighton Beach Memoirs" and …

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Photo Call: Vincent Kartheiser, John Waters, Colman Domingo, Roger Bart, Tony Kushner, Susan Stroman by Matthew Blank

The 2015 Gala for Off-Broadway's Vineyard Theatre on March 30 was hosted by John Waters (Hairspray, Cry Baby) and saw a constellation of Broadway talent including Tony winners Betty …

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Tomorrow on TCM: Joe E. Brown, Abbott and Costello by Trav S.D.

In observation of April Fool’s Day, tomorrow morning and afternoon Turner Classic Movies will show several comedies starring the hilarious Joe E. Brown and the much less-hilarious team…

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Which Former Cinderellas Sang “Agony,” and What Hunk Belted “Don’t Rain On My Parade”? Details from by Michael Gioia

Jeremy Jordan, Laura Benanti, Jessie Mueller and a slew of other Broadway stars were Miscast last night, when MCC Theater presented its annual gala at the Hammerstein Ballroom. Here's wh…

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Watch It's Only a Play's Nathan Lane Talk Contractual Fun, Broadway Flops & Jello Shots by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Nathan Lane has returned to Broadway’s It’s Only a Play and he stopped by Late Night on March 30 to chat about his star turn as James Wicker in the Terrence McNally comedy. Host …

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Helen Mirren Talks Her Royal Accent in The Audience, Does Helium & Laments 'Manspreading' by Ryan McPhee

Dame Helen Mirren took a break from reigning over Broadway in The Audience to chat with Jimmy Fallon on The Tonight Show on March 30. And by “chat,” we mean “do some helium…

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Justin Bartha, Elizabeth Reaser & More Set for Permission Off-Broadway, Directed by Alex Timbers by Ryan McPhee

Stage and screen favorite Justin Bartha and Emmy nominee Elizabeth Reaser will star in the world premiere of Permission. As previously reported, Alex Timbers will direct the Robert Askins co…

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On the Twentieth Century‘s Kristin Chenoweth Chats Instagramming on Ambien & Joining The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills by Imogen Lloyd Webber

On the Twentieth Century‘s Kristin Chenoweth stopped by The Today Show on March 31 to talk about the Broadway revival and the hosts opened by quoting her (rave) reviews. “You kno…

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Broadway Theaters Will Dim Lights for the Late Tony-Winning Director Gene Saks by Ryan McPhee

Broadway theaters will dim their lights to pay respect to the late Gene Saks, the three-time Tony winner who died at the age of 93 on March 28. Marquees will go dark for one minute on April …

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Tickets Now Available to See Amanda Seyfried & Thomas Sadoski in Neil LaBute’s The Way We Get By Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Mamma Mia! Tickets are now on sale to see screen star Amanda Seyfried make her off-Broadway debut in Neil LaBute’s The Way We Get By. Directed by Leigh Silverman and also starring Thom…

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Adaptive Studios Signs Viral Blogger-Dater To Book Deal by Jeremy Gerard

EXCLUSIVE: Adaptive Studios, which recently rebooted HBO's Project Greenlight with Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, has signed an overall deal with actress-writer-blogger Amy Main to develop and …

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Stephen Sondheim Supports Sweeney Todd & Gypsy, Shakespeare In Love Enters Final Weeks + More #WestEndUpdate

Sondheim fans are being spoilt at the moment, as not one but two of his shows have opened in London over the past few days, and Mr Sondheim himself has already given both productions his sea…

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‘The Wiz’ To Be Broadcast Live on NBC and Revived on Broadway by Dcontray

The Wiz, the all-African-American version of The Wizard of Oz, will be broadcast by NBC and then presented on Broadway. Following in its now annual tradition of presenting a live production …

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Hull Truck announces 2015 season by Georgia Snow

Hull Truck Theatre has announced its 2015 season, which includes a production of The Ladykillers and a new adaptation of Sleeping Beauty.

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All3Media buys Sam Mendes’ Neal Street Productions by Matthew Hemley

Sam Mendes’ Neal Street Productions has been bought by All3Media for an undisclosed sum. Neal Street – which is behind stage shows

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Zinnie Harris joins Edinburgh’s Traverse as associate director by Thom Dibdin

Zinnie Harris, writer of recent Royal Court show How to Hold Your Breath, has been appointed associate director at Edinburgh’s Traverse Theatre.

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Theater News: Justin Bartha and Elizabeth Reaser to Star in New Play From Hand to God Scribe

The pair will take on Permission, directed by Alex Timbers.

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Will Dim Its Lights in Memory of Director Gene Saks by Andrew Gans

The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed for one minute at 7:45 PM April 1 in memory of director and performer Gene Saks, who passed away March 28 at age 93.

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Photo Call: See All the Miscast Stars; Laura Benanti, Uzo Aduba, Jeremy Jordan, Side Show Twins, Jes by Matthew Blank

MCC Theater hosted its annual Miscast gala March 30 featuring an all-star cast.

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What Does Helen Mirren Sound Like on Helium?: Watch This “Jimmy Fallon” Clip by Andrew Gans

Oscar winner Helen Mirren, back on Broadway in Peter Morgan's The Audience, was a recent guest on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon."

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David Meyers’ “Broken” Explores Mind of Young Mass Murderer, April 9-26 in NYC by Kenneth Jones

Actor-playwright David Meyers talks about the inspiration behind his new play "Broken," about a mass shooting, getting an Off-Off-Broadway run in April.

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Tony Bennett, Savion Glover & More to Celebrate Frank Sinatra's ON THE TOWN at Tribeca Film Fest by Movies News Desk

The 2015 Tribeca Film Festival TFF, presented by ATampT, today announced Sinatra at 100 Film amp Music in collaboration with The Lincoln Motor Company, a centennial celebration to honor Fran…

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VIDEO: First Look - IF/THEN's Anthony Rapp Stars in Short Film NOT AGAIN by Movies News Desk

Broadway's Anthony Rapp Rent, IfThen stars as a light-footed pediatrist with a Minnesota-accent and a bit of a stalking problem in the new short film NOT AGAIN. Check out the trailer below

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Nathan Lang Rejoins The Cast Of ‘It’s Only A Play’ Tonight! by Broadway's Best Shows

Tonight, March 31, 2015, two-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane returns to the cast of ‘It’s Only A Play‘in his original role as ‘James Wicker.’ T.R. Knight wil…

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EXCLUSIVE: How Well Do Aladdin Stars Know Each Other?

Disney's Aladdin recently celebrated its first year on Broadway. In honor of the anniversary, we challenged the cast to see how well they know their co-stars. It's a contest betw…

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Theatre News: Stewart Lee, Mackenzie Crook and Bridget Christie lead Battersea Arts Centre fundraiser

The Phoenix Fundraiser will take place at the Southbank Centre on 18 April following the fire at BAC earlier this month

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Interviews: Tracey Scott Wilson on Race, Class, and Gentrification in Buzzer at the Public Theater

Following previous runs in the Midwest, this play, set in a rapidly changing Brooklyn, finally lands in New York City.

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All3Media Acquires Sam Mendes’ Neal Street by Leo Barraclough

LONDON — All3Media has acquired Sam Mendes’ production company Neal Street, which produces “Penny Dreadful.” Neal Street was set up in 2003 by Mendes, who won an Osca…

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Tony winner Karen Olivo makes a rare return to the stage by Ronni Reich

Olivo, who played Anita in the 2009 Broadway revival of "West Side Story," will sing a benefit concert at the George Street Playhouse

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Arts events: Brandy on Broadway in 'Chicago,' Marion Cotillard as Joan of Arc by Ronni Reich

Also: The Fantasticks announces its closing date

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On stage: Top 5 N.J. shows this week by Ronni Reich

Karen Olivo, a Tony winner for 'West Side Story,' makes a rare area appearance

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Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Gala, Honoring Margo Lion by Walter McBride

Betty Buckley, Kathleen Chalfant, Holly Hunter, Tony Kushner, Matthew Morrison, Tonya Pinkins, Kate Mulgrew and more joinined host John Waters last night for Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Gala, ho…

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Three Day Intensive with CTI is Your Introduction to Commercial Producing by Contests - Broadway

Here's the door that opens the world of producing to you. This program gives you a comprehensive overview of producing for the commercial theater, with sessions including specific case histo…

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Photo Coverage: Broadway Gets MISCAST! On the Red Carpet for MCC'S 2015 Gala, Honoring Sarah Paulson and Fran Weissler by Jennifer Broski

MCC THEATER Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey and William Cantler, Artistic Directors Blake West, Executive Director presented its annual gala, Miscast 2015 Gala last night at The Hammerstein Ba…

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Renee Fleming Talks Broadway's LIVING ON LOVE: 'It's Been a Challenge' by BroadwayWorld

Today's New York Post Page Six shares comments from legendary opera star Renee Fleming, who will make her Broadway debut in LIVING ON LOVE on April 20th at the Longacre Theater.

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The Ensemblist’s Nikka Graff Lanzarone and Mo Brady, with...

The Ensemblist’s Nikka Graff Lanzarone and Mo Brady, with Ensemblists in Drag episode guest Joey Taranto at MCC Theater’s Miscast Gala 2015.

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‘Don’t Die in the Dark’ Plays April 11-26th at Studio 1469 in Columbia Heights by Joe Brack by Guest Author

History lessons typically share the tale of the victor. Perhaps, the wrong side has a lesson as well. This new play is a glimpse into the wrong side of Our Great Emancipation. During America…

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Fuse Book Review: Three New Novels Explore the Power of Trauma by Arts Fuse Editor

A trio of new novels suggest that bad as it gets may not be as bad as it can get.

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Sondheim the Poet to Be Honored with Latest Award by Andrew Gans

Tony Award-winning composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim, represented on stage and screen this season with the fairy-tale-themed Into the Woods, will be honored by the Chicago P…

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Interviews by Call Me Adam: Anika Larsen by BroadwaySpotted

“Call Me Adam” catches up with Tony Award nominated actress and singer Anika Larsen to talk about her debut album “Sing You To Sleep”. “Sing You To Sleep̶…

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“Hangover” and “Grey’s Anatomy” Stars Set to Lead Cast in New Robert Askins Play at MCC by Olivia Clement

MCC Theater has announced the cast for the world premiere of Permission by Hand to God playwright Robert Askins. In the lead roles will be Justin Bartha (Lend Me a Tenor, "The Hangover&…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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GRACE NOTES: Tuesday, March 31, 2015 by Susan Grace

Today’s Highlights: * Nathan Lane (James Wicker) and T.R. Knight (Frank Finger) begin their runs in It’s Only a Play at Broadway’s Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. * Adrienne B…

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Next Monday: Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher at The 92nd Street Y by Courtney Kochuba

Next Monday, Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher will sit down at the 92nd Street Y for an intimate evening entitled, Back on Broadway:  Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher in Conver…

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Meet the Cast of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ at Rockville Little Theatre: Part 2: Kieran Duffy by Joel Markowitz

In Part 2 of a series of interviews with the cast and director of To Kill a Mockingbird at Rockville Little Theatre at The Gaithersburg Arts Barn, meet Kieran Duffy. Please introduce yours…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/31/15- HAIR by Stage Tube

Today in 2009, the second Broadway revival of HAIR opened at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where it ran for 519 performances. Hair The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical is a rock musical with a…

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The Original Jobyna by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of stage and screen actress Jobyna Howland (1880-1936) Her unusual name was adapted from that of her father, Joby “Happy” Howland, who’d gained fame a…

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GW psychiatrist develops Tangles, a new musical about Alzheimer’s by Debbie Jackson

Don’t try to make GW’s Dr. Charles Samenow choose between his two passions, theater and medicine, because his plate is full with both currently, almost to overflowing. That’s becau…

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WAKE UP with BWW 3/31/2015 - Lane & Knight in IT'S ONLY A PLAY, Barbeau in PIPPIN, YOUNGER 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 IT'S ONLY A PLAY gains two 'new' cast …

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In Performance: Tony Winner Lena Hall Sings 'Falling Slowly' from Upcoming Cafe Carlyle Show by BroadwayWorld

Today's New York Times In Performance video features the Tony Award-winning actress Lena Hall, with Watt White on guitar, performing Falling Slowly, the beautiful ballad from the film and Br…

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Stewart Lee, Russell Howard and TV's alternative comedy experiences by Brian Logan

Comedy Central has axed Lee’s programme and will broadcast a new one by Howard – leading critics and comedians to debate standup’s future on the tellyThe state of standup on the telly …

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Private Lives review – Noël Coward revival is like a chilled glass of vitriol by Alfred Hickling

Octagon, BoltonElizabeth Newman ramps up the drama and her cast excel in a potent version of the classic comedy Continue reading...

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Fuse Film Review: “Salad Days: The Birth of Hardcore Punk in the Nation’s Capital” by Adam Ellsworth

When no-one was looking, Ian MacKaye and a group of young people like him created one of American alternative music’s most important and unique scenes.

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Penguin Random House Merge Pays Off For Bertelsmann, $750 For Staffers: Publishing by Jeremy Gerard

If you’re not on commission or the bonus track at Bertelsmann’s toddling Penguin Random House megapublisher, there’ll be a nice tip for you come April 17: An extra $750 in …

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Photos & podcast: Equal parenting, Fathers4Justice and Strindberg’s The Father by Terri Paddock

I’m still reeling after the thrillingly heated and thought-provoking panel discussion I hosted last night at Trafalgar Studios 2. This was the second in a series of post-show events I’ve…

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Little Children Dream of God: Read, Watch, Do by Olivia O'Connor

Immerse yourself in the world of Little Children Dream of God with our recommended reading, watching and doing lists compiled with thanks to Assistant Director Gabriel Weissman. TO READ Tell…

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Third Hand Opera: ‘Performers can find it difficult to get to grips with the puppets’ by Nicola Lisle

Third Hand Opera was born out of a series of chance meetings. It began when stage designer Simon Bejer was working on

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Nathan Lane, T.R. Knight Join Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY Tonight by BroadwayWorld

T.R. Knight, Emmy Award nominated actor, will join the cast of Broadway's smash hit comedy It's Only a Play in the role of 'Frank Finger' tonight, March 31, 2015, on the same day that two-ti…

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VIDEO: IT'S ONLY A PLAY's Nathan Lane Recalls His Biggest Broadway Flops on 'Late Night' by TV News Desk

Lane talks about his return to Broadway's IT'S ONLY A PLAY and discussed some of the biggest Broadway flops he's been involved in, including the 1970's musical 'Merlin,' starring magician Do…

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National Yiddish Theater Folksbiene Celebrates 100th Anniversary Tonight With Itzhak Perlman, Jordan Roth and More by BroadwayWorld

World-renowned maestro and violinist Itzhak Perlman will headline a concert and gala celebrating National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's 100th anniversary and honoring legendary financier and …

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Tony Nominee Adrienne Barbeau Joins High-Flying Cast of PIPPIN National Tour Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Award-winning hit Broadway musical PIPPIN welcomes Tony nominated ADRIENNE BARBEAU in the role of 'Berthe' in the national tour of PIPPIN in select cities She begins performances in…

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TV Land's YOUNGER, Starring Sutton Foster, Premieres Tonight by TV News Desk

Created by Sex and The City's Darren Star, YOUNGER is the new TV Land series starring Broadway's Sutton Foster along with Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar, Miriam Shor and Nico Tortorella. The show d…

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Lionsgate Will Add ‘Hunger Games’ And ‘Step-Up’ Attractions To Dubai Parks & Resorts New Entertainment Park by Jeremy Gerard

Lionsgate said Tuesday morning it will partner with Dubai Parks and Resorts to bring The Hunger Games to Motiongate Dubai, the Hollywood-themed park slated to open in Dubai in October 2016. …

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ArtsBeat: In Performance: Lena Hall by Erik Piepenburg

Ms. Hall, with Watt White on guitar, sings “Falling Slowly,” a ballad from the movie and Broadway musical “Once.”

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Review: Moraine/Chemically Imbalanced Comedy Theater by Alex Huntsberger

Friends are the opposite of Matthew McConnaughey’s beloved “high school girls.” You keep getting older, and they keep getting older too. You change, they change. Eventually you might s…

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VIDEO: Helen Mirren Talks THE AUDIENCE & More on 'Tonight Show' by TV News Desk

Helen talks to Jimmy about her adventures traveling on New York City trains while commuting to her Broadway play, THE AUDIENCE.

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Blogs: Matt Trueman: Church and Finch will leave big shoes to fill at Chichester

'For the last five years Chichester has practically kept the West End in business'

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Our American Cousin review – Yankee hero saves the play but not the president by Michael Billington

Finborough, LondonTom Taylor’s protagonist packs a punch in this sometimes heavy-handed comic melodrama that Abraham Lincoln was watching on the night he was assassinated“And how did you…

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Sleep No More: from avant garde theatre to commercial blockbuster by Alexis Soloski

Twelve years after it opened in London, Punchdrunk’s take on Macbeth is still packing them in in New York – with a bar and restaurant attached. Has success tarnished the magic – or doe…

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An Australian first: The Nick Enright Songbook by Cassie Tongue

On Sunday night, Sydney’s Eternity Playhouse was full to bursting for the launch of The Nick Enright Songbook, a record of one of Australia’s best lyricists, a tangible, teachab…

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The Other Mozart at the Player's Theatre by Sarah B. Roberts

photo: www.anthonycollins.nycOn Saturday night, I was immersed in the experience of  THE OTHER MOZART .  It's a one-woman drama about Maria Anna Mozart and is a theatrical experien…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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'Wolf Hall' On Stage And TV Means More Makeovers For Henry VIII's 'Pit Bull' by Lynn Neary

Hilary Mantel's popular novels breathed new life into Thomas Cromwell's legacy. Now, between a play and a miniseries, there seems to be no limit to the blacksmith's son's potential for reinv…

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Meet the Bloggers: Aileen Lambert by The Team

The Green Room is thrilled to introduce you to our newest bloggers who are joining us this spring. For the rest of the week, you can get to know them through the latest installments of our M…

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Meet the Bloggers: Nick Morrison by The Team

The Green Room is thrilled to introduce you to our newest bloggers who are joining us this spring. For the rest of the week, you can get to know them through the latest installments of our M…

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Review: Aida, Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour by Cassie Tongue

Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour is now in its fourth year. An exaggerated, exuberant opera staging on an outdoor stage overlooking Sydney’s genuinely beautiful harbour. After La Traviata, Ca…

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JJ Abrams’ Bad Robot snaps up BBC’s Ben Stephenson by Matthew Hemley

BBC controller of drama commissioning Ben Stephenson is stepping down after seven years in the post. Stephenson will join Bad Robot Productions,

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The 50 Most Underrated Musicals by Theater.guide@about.com

Even great shows can slip through the cracks

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'Dunsinane' at the Wallis held back trying to land big message by Charles McNulty

Of all the possible Shakespearean sequels, "Macbeth II" seems among the least likely.

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BWW Blog: Caitlin Abraham of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - Romance in Paris by Guest Blogger: Caitlin Abraham

We were searching for a way to make the romance and the joy feel more potent coming from this place of darkness,' he said. 'Even the cast moving all of the pieces in and out, building scenes…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:07AM

BWW's On This Day - March 31, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Features: A few of my favourite things: Harold Sanditen

The singer's favourites include The Color Purple, Hyde Park and Meryl Streep

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Interviews: Leading Ladies: Elaine Paige - 'In my head I still feel 25'

The 'first lady of musical theatre' on her decision to quit touring, and why she won't be following Sarah Brightman into space

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Church and Finch to Step Down from the Helm of U.K’s Chichester Festival Theatre by Mark Shenton

Jonathan Church and Alan Finch, respectively artistic director and executive director at the U.K's Chichester Festival Theatre, are to step down for their posts in September 2016, follow…

Linked From Playbill at 06:59AM

How to be a Great Audience Member in 6 Easy Steps by Onstagecritics

Melinda Zupaniotis /  I got to a lot of theatre. A. LOT. Whether it’s Broadway, community theatre, regional or a kid shows, I am always amazed at the behavior of … Continue reading …

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Jonathan Church and Alan Finch to leave Chichester Festival Theatre by Georgia Snow

Jonathan Church and Alan Finch, the leadership duo behind Chichester Festival Theatre, have announced they will leave the theatre in 2016. Church

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Tony Award teacher nominations are due by James Hebert

Deadline is Tuesday for new award honoring a theater educator.

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An Unexpected Visitor Leads to Conflict and Desire in "Skylight" by Wnyc

Actors Carey Mulligan and Bill Nighy, along with writer David Hare, talk about the new Broadway production of “Skylight.” On a bitterly cold London evening, schoolteacher Kyra Hollis (Ca…

Linked From WNYC at 06:25AM

Harvey Weinstein, Producer, Questioned by New York Police After Groping Accusation by Marc Santora and Al Baker

Mr. Weinstein has not been charged with any wrongdoing and, after being located by detectives, voluntarily accompanied the police to be questioned about the matter.

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Yiddish Theater to Join Forces With Heritage Museum

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene is embarking on a partnership with the Museum of Jewish Heritage that could give the group a permanent home for the first time in more than four decad…

Linked From The Wall Street Journal at 06:25AM

Vin Diesel, Meet Your Newest Super Fan: Helen Mirren by Sean Fitz-Gerald

You might know Helen Mirren from the RED movies or When Harry Met Sally 2 or anything to do with the Queen, but what she really wants to do is co-star in a Fast and Furious movie. "…

Linked From New York Magazine at 06:25AM

Jimmy Fallon Made Helen Mirren Say Spotted Dick Because Nothing Is Sacred Anymore by Sean Fitz-Gerald

To be fair, he also awarded her a panda and let her give a very dignified acceptance speech. ... More »

Linked From New York Magazine at 06:25AM

NBC and Cirque du Soleil team up for 'The Wiz' live musical event

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - NBC will be going down the yellow brick road for its next live musical event "The Wiz," collaborating with theatrical performance troupe Cirque du Soleil, the network…

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Tony Awards experts' predictions: 'The King and I' will win Best Musical Revival, '20th Century' could spoil' by Gold Derby

In the first wave of predictions from our dozen Tony Awards Experts, eight of them think that the fourth remounting of Rodgers and Hammerstein's "The King and I" will win Best Musical Reviva…

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At the Wilma, a 'Hamlet' that upends expectations

That it should come to this! But two months dead: nay, not so much, not two: So excellent a king; that was, to this,

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Sutton Foster stars in TV Land's 'Younger'

Sutton Foster plays a 40-year-old woman pretending to be 26 in the new TV Land drama-comedy series 'Younger.' It premieres March 31 at 10 p.m. EDT with two back-to-back episodes. (March 30) …

Linked From USA Today at 06:22AM

Walt Disney rides with live-action 'Mulan'

The studio looks to remake the 1998 animated film 'Mulan' with live-action.        

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'Mr. Kaplan' Explores Uruguay's Nazi Past Through Comedy

‘Mr. Kaplan’ is a dark comedy about the travails of an elderly Uruguayan Jew. Can it succeed in showing the funny side of a South American nation that served as a haven for some …

Linked From forward.com at 06:00AM
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Maria Aberg on Shakespeare: 'Realism is always going to trip us up' – video by Guardian Staff

The director Maria Aberg, whose RSC productions include King John and As You Like It, explains why we must stop thinking naturalistically about casting Shakespeare's plays.This is a clip fro…

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Theatre News: Jonathan Church announces Chichester departure date

Church and executive director Alan Finch will step down next year

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 05:39AM
Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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The Importance of Being Miriam by Anne-Marie Peard

Imagine having a fabulous great-aunt who has led a fascinating, slightly wicked life, is a brilliant storyteller and happens to have a wonderful collection of books at her house. This is wha…

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Barbershop duets: Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel's Sweeney Todd – in pictures by Guardian Staff

Tooting Arts Club are already presenting a pop-up pie-shop version of Sondheim’s gory masterpiece in Shaftesbury Avenue. Now another Sweeney is in town: English National Opera presents Emm…

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Helen Mirren: it's difficult for women to earn a living in film and TV by Dugald Baird and Agencies

Oscar-winning star of The Queen also says she intends to stop working – and admits she still has to combat stage fright Continue reading...

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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NUNS AND THE NAZIS AND WHISKERS ON KITTENS by Peter Filichia

By Peter Filichia   She was one of the most esteemed film critics of all time, but her enviable reputation didn’t stop her from getting fired.   Pauline Kael started writing for …

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Info You Can Use: Should I Make Video Ads? by Joe Patti

Thomas Cott recently drew attention to a post on Capacity Interactive encouraging people to eliminate a print ad in favor of creating a video. Erik Gensler makes many points worth considerin…

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Mark Shenton: Al Pacino’s sky-high £25k meet-and-greet is flying in the wrong direction by Mark Shenton

I thought £502.25 was a steep ticket price for Mel Brooks’s recent one-off London appearance at the Prince of Wales Theatre, though

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Jungle is latest Twin Cities theater to usher in change

It named a new artistic director: Sarah Rasmussen, a nationally connected young director.

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39th Carbonell Awards Honors Excellence At Theater Prom by Bill Hirschman

Hundreds of theater professionals and fans gathered Monday night in tuxes and gowns at theater prom better known as The 39th Carbonell Awards on Monday night.

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'Family Summer Series' is returning to movie screens

Want to do something cheap and fun with the kids this summer? How about a movie?

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Max & Louie's fifth season takes off

A period play and a new show pair up.

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Raconteur-conductors Robertson and Slatkin, in a joint interview

The Radio Arts Foundation has the interview.

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Nick Offerman and Judd Apatow announced for CHF by Doug George

Nick Offerman and Judd Apatow will both appear in an upcoming Chicago festival — that does not have "Laughs" or "Comedy" in its title. Instead, "Humanities." The two funnymen are spring pr…

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Small Budgets: Doing so Much with so Little by Lindsay Price

Episode 127:  Small Budgets: Doing so Much with so Little For many drama teachers the dwindling production budget is an ongoing struggle. How do you put up a full production with limited fu…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2015 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Tony Winner Nathan Lane Returns & T.R. Knight Begins in It’s Only a Play on Broadway by Broadway.com

Nathan Lane is back and T.R. Knight starts in It’s Only a Play on March 31, taking over from Martin Short as James Wicker and Maulik Pancholy as Frank Finger, respectively. B…

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Reminder: Nominations for TONY AWARDS' Excellence in Theatre Education Award Due Today by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University are looking for the teachers who create the next generation of theatre artists.

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InDepth InterView: Morgan James Talks HUNTER, NYC Concert, Viral Videos, European Tour, Dream Roles & Theatre Background by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are talking to one of the biggest stars to break out of Broadway and make a major mark on the music scene in recent years thanks to her hit album HUNTER and an ever-expanding series…

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VIDEO: Susan Sarandon and More Star in AOL's CONNECTED, Beginning Today by TV News Desk

AOL Originals will launch their new digital series, CONNECTED, today, March 31. Click below to watch the trailer, featuring stage vet Susan Sarandon and more

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Next Up for Disney: A Live-Action “Mulan” Film by Robert Viagas

As Disney's live-action adaptation of "Cinderella" continues to rack up huge grosses at the cinema boxoffice, recently surpassing the $325 million mark, the company, which…

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Interviews: 7 Questions With Sutton Foster About Her Younger Days

The Tony-winning star of TV Land's new series talks love, loss, and what she wore…in her twenties.

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Original Star of Broadway’s Grease Swings Into National Tour of Pippin Tonight by Michael Gioia

Adrienne Barbeau, the Tony Award-nominated original Rizzo of Broadway's Grease, swings into the national tour of Pippin beginning March 31 in Ft. Lauderdale.

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Sutton Foster Tries to Pass for “Younger” in New TV Series, Premiering Tonight by Michael Gioia, Carey Purcell

TV Land's "Younger," starring two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster, Hilary Duff, Debi Mazar and Miriam Shor, premieres March 31. The single-camera comedy is written…

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Possessed Cars, Killer Clowns and More: 6 Stephen King Books That Should Be Musicals by Talaura Harms

By now we’ve all heard that Misery is being adapted for the Broadway stage. Is it a musical? No. Should it be? Yes. By all means, yes.

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Playbill Vault’s Today In Theatre History: March 31 by David Gewirtzman and Robert Viagas, Anne Bradley and Ernio Hernandez

1922 Birthday of actor Richard Kiley (1922-1999), who will create memorable roles in mid-20th century musicals, including Kismet, Redhead, No Strings and his signature role, the titl…

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Nathan Lane Returns to Broadway’s It’s Only a Play Tonight; T.R. Knight Joins Cast, Too by Michael Gioia

Emmy Award-nominated actor T.R. Knight, known for his television work on "Grey's Anatomy," joins the cast of Broadway's It's Only a Play in the role of Frank Finger…

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RSC’s Production of Tom Morton-Smith’s Oppenheimer Transfers to West End, Opening Tonight by Mark Shenton

Tom Morton-Smith's Oppenheimer, which tells the story of "the father of the atomic bomb" J. Robert Oppenheimer, transfers to the West End's Vaudeville Theatre, official…

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American in Paris Star Robert Fairchild On the Inspiration Behind His Dancing and the French Pastry by Carey Purcell

Robert Fairchild, who is making his Broadway debut in the romantic new musical An American in Paris, shares why he wants to do more than tell "just another love story."

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