Amelia Campbell, Carmen De Lavallade, Matthew Saldivar Join Broadway's Streetcar Named Desire by Dan Bacalzo

Full casting has been announced for the Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, which will play the Broadhurst Theatre, April 3-July 22, with an opening on Sun…

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PHOTO FLASH: Nicole Ari Parker, Blair Underwood and Company at Press Event for Broadway's Streetcar by David Gordon

The Broadway revival cast of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire met the press Tuesday, February 28 at the Pershing Square Signature Center. Emily Mann directs the production, …

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Dance Legend Carmen De Lavallade & More Join A Streetcar Named Desire on Broadway by Broadway.com

Casting is complete for the upcoming Broadway revival of A Streetcar Named Desire, starring Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker, Wood Harris and Daphne Rubin-Vega. Previews of the Tennessee W…

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Carmen DeLavallade Joins the Cast of Broadway's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE by BroadwayWorld

Stephen Byrd, Alia Jones and Anthony Lacavera just announced that Ms. Carmen DeLavallade will join the cast of their much anticipated production of A Streetcar Named Desire. Ms. DeLavallade …

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Stella! Daphne Rubin-Vega, Blair Underwood and the Cast of A Streetcar Named Desire Meet the Press by Broadway.com

See theater history in the making! A revival of the Tennessee Williams classic A Streetcar Named Desire is readying for Broadway, where the iconic roles will be played by actors of color for…

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Photo Coverage: A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Meets the Press! by Walter McBride

A Streetcar Named Desire starring Blair Underwood as Stanley, Nicole Ari Parker as Blanche, Daphne Rubin-Vega as Stella and Wood Harris as Mitch, begins its limited Broadway run at the Broad…

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BWW TV: Blair Underwood, Daphne Rubin-Vega & A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Company Meets the Press! by BroadwayWorld TV

A Streetcar Named Desire starring Blair Underwood as Stanley, Nicole Ari Parker as Blanche, Daphne Rubin-Vega as Stella and Wood Harris as Mitch, begins its limited Broadway run at the Broad…

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Complete Casting Announced for David Rabe's An Early History of Fire; Lily Rabe Withdraws by Broadway.com

Complete casting has been announced for The New Group's world premiere of An Early History of Fire by David Rabe. Although Rabe’s daughter Lily Rabe was pr…

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Cheap theater tickets? Take your chance on the lottery for Green Day's "American Idiot" by Ray Mark Rinaldi

A lucky few — actually, a lucky 22 — people will get to sit in the front two rows of "American Idiot" when it plays in Denver starting next week.

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Photo Coverage: Joel Grey, Adam Pascal & More Sing 'Broadway Belts for PFF!' by Walter McBride

Broadways Robert Creighton Anything Goes, Lindsay Mendez Godspell and Betsy Wolfe Encores Merrily We Roll Along, along with Tony nominee Adam Pascal Memphis, Heidi Blickenstaff Now. Here. Th…

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Broadway Belts by Barry

Darlene LoveAdam Pascal, Julie Halston, Carl AndressAward-winning Broadway actress Julie Halston hosted the second annual Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) benefit "BROADWAY BELTS for…

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Color Blind Casting Poses No Obstacle To Filipino-American Dancing As British Billy Elliot by Bill Hirschman

Initially, it’s impossible to ignore that 15-year-old actor J.P. Viernes leaping and soaring through the musical Billy Elliot is not a typical youngster in a downtrodden unsophisticated mi…

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Chicago, Billy Elliot and More Set for Ordway Center's 2012-2013 Season by Bethany Rickwald

The Ordway Center has announced the productions set for its 2012-2013 season, which will begin in August. The season will open with Kander and Ebb's Chicago (August 7-12), which will b…

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Gavin Creel Sets Concert Date at Joe’s Pub by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Gavin Creel will return to Joe’s Pub on March 19 to celebrate the debut of his brand new album Get Out. The album marks Creel’s third independent release and first t…

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TESTIMONIAL TV SPOT: BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL by Bring It On The Musical

TESTIMONIAL TV SPOT: BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL BRING IT ON: THE MUSICAL is the explosive new musical comedy that raises the stakes on over-the-top team rivalries. Set against the world of co…

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Death Of A Salesman, A Play For Our Time

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You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown by Jayne Blanchard

Nothing wishy-washy about Olney Theatre Center’s exuberant, child-sized production of the musical You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Here, the Peanuts gang is rendered with such bright, b…

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NEW PROJECT by Leigh Hile

Check it out! I’m starting a new blog:foodrulesforreals.blogspot.comEarlier in the year, I mentioned that at the end of January, this blog would go into retirement – or at least hiberna…

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Is the BSO in free fall? by Thomas Garvey

As one of our occasional forays over to the BSO these days, the partner unit and I caught Beethoven's Missa Solemnis on Saturday night, because we're big fans of Christine Brewer, one of the…

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The inevitable next step for Jean Dujardin by Thomas Garvey

The Hub Review, the guide to everything that matters in Boston and elsewhere.

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Behind the Scenes: GHOST: The Men Behind the Music, NEWSIES: Behind the Ensemble & a NICE WORK Nice Deal! by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VOTE IN ROUND 5 OF HOT/HOTTER!AND YOU ONLY HAVE 1 DAY LEFT TO PICK BROADWAY'S MOST ROMANTIC COUPLE!(LOOK TO YOUR LEFT AND CAST YOUR VOTES!)Today's Blog:  (S…

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L is for lousy plays by Michael Billington

The age of the genuine theatrical stinker is over. But there are still plenty of terrible things to watch out for ...In all the recent controversy about whether British theatre has become mo…

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Jennifer Lopez, Ricky Martin Among Billboard Latin Music Awards Nomineees by Brian Scott Lipton

Nominees have been announced for the 2012 Billboard Latin Music Awards, which will be presented on April 26. Ricky Martin, who will star in the upcoming Broadway production of Evita, is nom…

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Follies, Cate Blanchett, Amy Morton and More Among D.C.'s Helen Hayes Award Nominees by Broadway.com

The Kennedy Center's production of Follies as well as the Broadway-bound prouction of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? are among the nominees for the 28th Annual Helen Hayes Aw…

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Photo Coverage: Joel Grey, Adam Pascal & More Sing 'Broadway Belts for PFF!' by Walter McBride

Broadways Robert Creighton Anything Goes, Lindsay Mendez Godspell and Betsy Wolfe Encores Merrily We Roll Along, along with Tony nominee Adam Pascal Memphis, Heidi Blickenstaff Now. Here. Th…

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Gavin Creel Sets Concert Date at Joe’s Pub by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Gavin Creel will return to Joe’s Pub on March 19 to celebrate the debut of his brand new album Get Out. The album marks Creel’s third independent release and first t…

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Meet the Cast of Anna Christie by The Old Globe

Meet the Cast of Anna Christie Meet the cast and creative team of the Globe's revival of Anna Christie, Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece about the knotty relationship between an old…

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the 2012 Helen Hayes Awards — and the nominees are … by Hunter Styles

An impressive array of veteran artists and rookie contenders share the nominees’ list for this year’s Helen Hayes Awards, now in its 28th year celebrating achievement in Washingt…

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Blondin by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Charles Blondin (1824-1897) who did a tightrope walk over the gorge at Niagara, not once, but many times, and with many variations (on stilts, blindfolded, carrying …

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Feature: David Strathairn Gets Scorched by Robert Sokol

The Oscar-nominated actor discusses his work in A.C.T's production of Wajdi Mouawad's compelling play.

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The Oscars, 2012 by Jill Dolan

Opening of the show at the theater formerly known as KodakWhat’s a feminist spectator to make of an awardsshow that honors films that have so little to do with women behind the c…

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News: UK tour of Hair starring Gareth Gates is cancelled

The forthcoming UK tour of 60s musical Hair, which was due to open at Liverpool's Empire Theatre on 10 April 2012, has been cancelled. Gary Lloyd’s production had been due to star Pop…

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UK Tour of Hair Staring Gareth Gates Canceled by Bethany Rickwald

The previously reported UK tour of Hair staring Gareth Gates has been canceled, according to WhatsOnStage.com. The tour was slated to open at Liverpool's Empire Theatre on April 10 and…

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Follies, Cate Blanchett, Amy Morton and More Among D.C.'s Helen Hayes Award Nominees by Broadway.com

The Kennedy Center's production of Follies as well as the Broadway-bound prouction of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? are among the nominees for the 28th Annual Helen Hayes Aw…

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Gavin Creel Sets Concert Date at Joe’s Pub by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Gavin Creel will return to Joe’s Pub on March 19 to celebrate the debut of his brand new album Get Out. The album marks Creel’s third independent release and first t…

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All New People – review by Michael Billington

Duke of York's, LondonThanks to the TV series Scrubs and the film Garden State, Zach Braff clearly enjoys cult status in Britain. His first appearance in his own play, All New People, is gre…

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Smash - Episode 4 - The Cost of Art - Luan Legacy Recap by DanceOn

Smash - Episode 4 - The Cost of Art - Luan Legacy Recap In the fourth episode of NBC's Smash, tensions between Karen and Ivy run high as workshop rehearsals begin. Derek throws a birth…

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Harvey Director Scott Ellis Helms Twin Brothers Comedy on TV Land by Broadway.com

Five-time Tony nominated director Scott Ellis and Frasier and Desperate Housewives writer Joe Keenan have teamed up to create a half-hour sitcom about two identical twin brothers, accor…

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Harvey Director Scott Ellis Developing Comedy About Twin Brothers for TV Land by Broadway.com

Five-time Tony nominated director Scott Ellis and Frasier and Desperate Housewives writer Joe Keenan have teamed up to create a half-hour sitcom about two identical twin brothers, accor…

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Assistance Review: Revenge on Harvey Weinstein by Jonathan Mandell

The finale of “Assistance” is an abused employee’s revenge fantasy: A woman curses out her boss, and then dances defiantly as the office around her self-destructs in spectacular fashio…

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Meet the Cast of Anna Christie by The Old Globe

Meet the Cast of Anna Christie Meet the cast and creative team of the Globe's revival of Anna Christie, Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece about the knotty relationship between an old…

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Smash Report: The Claws Are Out! by Michael Block

And for the second week in a row, we don’t start in fantasy musical mode, but instead on day one of the workshop. But before we begin, shout out to Ann Harada playing the stage manager! Ya…

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The Lost Musicals: Skyscraper by Diana Bertolini

The successful casting of non-singing stars (or at least stars not known for singing) such as Rosalind Russell in Wonderful Town, Rex Harrison in My Fair Lady and Richard Burton in…

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Megan Hilty & Nick Jonas Smash Up a Chocolate Bunny, Cake and More on Watch What Happens Live by Broadway.com

Things got messy fast when Smash star Megan Hilty and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’s Nick Jonas (who guest starred on the series latest episode) dropped by Wat…

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Nick Jonas in HOW TO SUCCEED on Broadway's "Brotherhood of Man" by How To Succeed In Business (Without Really Trying)

Nick Jonas in HOW TO SUCCEED on Broadway's "Brotherhood of Man" Watch Nick Jonas and company perform a montage of songs from HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING o…

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STAGE TUBE: Nick Jonas in HOW TO SUCCEED's 'Brotherhood of Man' by Stage Tube

Nick Jonas recently joined the cast of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, taking over for Darren Criss in the lead role of J. Pierrepont Finch. The video below features Jonas …

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Grosses continue to rise for the week ending 2-26-12 by Loganne

Grosses continue to rise. Though the jump is not as substantial as last week’s end, the slow month of February is reaching its close. Wicked, The Lion King and Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dar…

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Silence! The Musical Star David Garrison on Fava Beans and Familiar Faces by David Garrison

About the Author: David Garrison may be best known as Steve Rhoades from the hit 80s sitcom Married with Children, but theater fans know him as the Tony-nominated star of A Day in Holl…

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Broadway Previews March 2012 Segment I by The Broadway Channel

Broadway Previews March 2012 Segment I March is an exciting month as The Broadway Channel® welcomes the return of the ground-breaking Tony nominated rock opera, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. …

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The SMASH Reality Index: Episode 4 by Linda

Inspired by NYMag.com’s brilliant Reality Index recaps, Dave (@NineDaves, www.NineDaves.com) and I have teamed up to bring you our take on what’s keepin’ it real and what’s faking it…

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PHOTO FLASH: Magic Johnson Visits Rehearsal for Broadway's Magic/Bird by Dan Bacalzo

NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson stopped by the box office and a recent rehearsal for the world premiere Broadway production of Eric Simonson's Magic/Bird, which will begin performances …

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Director John Lee Hancock Eyes Mary Poppins Film Saving Mr. Banks by Broadway.com

Director John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side) is in talks to helm Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks, according to Deadline.com. Written by Kelly Marcel, the forthcoming film is the story of how W…

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News: RSC confirms plans to take WOS Award-winning Matilda to New York

Fresh from winning four gongs at the 2012 Whatsonstage.com Awards, the Royal Shakespeare Company has announced plans to transfer its hit production of Matilda The Musical to New York early n…

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Breaking News: MATILDA THE MUSICAL to Open on Broadway Early 2013 by BroadwayWorld

The Royal Shakespeare Company has just announced that it is currently planning for its production of Roald Dahls Matilda The Musical, to open in New York early 2013.

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Matilda to Pond Hop to America by Michael Block

The hit London musical Matilda inspired by Roald Dahl's children's book, will make it's American premiere in New York early 2013. Matthew Warchus will direct the musical with a book by Denni…

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RSC to take Matilda to Broadway in 2013 by Alistair Smith

Matilda the Musical will transfer to New York in early 2013, the Royal Shakespeare Company has confirmed.

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Matilda the Musical to Begin Broadway Run in Early 2013 by Andy Propst

The Royal Shakespeare Company will open its production of Matilda The Musical on Broadway in early 2013. Casting, a theater, and specific dates will be announced in the near future. Direct…

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London's 'Matilda The Musical' eying Broadway

A musical about a girl with extraordinary powers is hoping to jump the Atlantic. The Royal Shakespeare Company said Tuesday it is planning for its production of Roald Dahl's "Matilda The Mus…

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London Musical Hit Matilda Plans 2013 NYC Premiere by Broadway.com

The Royal Shakespeare Company’s hit musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s Matilda is headed to an unspecified New York theater in “early 2013.” Auditions for adult casti…

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ArtsBeat: Royal Shakespeare Company Bringing Dahl's 'Matilda the Musical' to Broadway by Patrick Healy

The Royal Shakespeare Company will bring its production of "Matilda the Musical," based on the Roald Dahl children's book and now running in London, to Broadway next year.

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'Matilda' on the move

Legit News: Hit London musical lays New York plans

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J Bernard Calloway to Return to MEMPHIS Tonight

Original Broadway cast member J. Bernard Calloway will return to the company as "Delray," following his performance in the critically acclaimed Jitney at the Tw…

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Photo Coverage: Joel Grey, Adam Pascal & More Sing 'Broadway Belts for PFF!' by Walter McBride

Broadways Robert Creighton Anything Goes, Lindsay Mendez Godspell and Betsy Wolfe Encores Merrily We Roll Along, along with Tony nominee Adam Pascal Memphis, Heidi Blickenstaff Now. Here. Th…

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Hurt Village, Starring Tonya Pinkins, Extends Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

The world premiere of Katori Hall’s drama Hurt Village has extended its run at the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in the new Signature Center. Directed by Patricia McGregor and starr…

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Tonya Pinkins and Her Hurt Village Family Share an Exhilarating Off-Broadway Opening by Broadway.com

On February 28, Tony winner Tonya Pinkins and the cast of Hurt Village brought the scorching Memphis heat to off-Broadway’s Signature Center. The world premiere drama by Katori Hall be…

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Adam Pascal Talks MEMPHIS by Admin

Adam Pascal, currently playing Huey Calhoun in the Tony Award-Winning musical Memphis, talks to News 12 about his newest role in the smash hit musical. Check out the interview here!

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As the World Turns: Hurt Village Is a Haunting Portrait of a Working-Class Black Family by Jesse Oxfeld

Nicholas Christopher and Corey Hawkins in 'Hurt Village.' (Photo by Joan Marcus) It’s an odd coincidence that the two excellent plays about contemporary African-American families t…

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The SMASH Reality Index: Episode 4 by Linda

Inspired by NYMag.com’s brilliant Reality Index recaps, Dave (@NineDaves, www.NineDaves.com) and I have teamed up to bring you our take on what’s keepin’ it real and what’s faking it…

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Behind the Scenes: GHOST: The Men Behind the Music, NEWSIES: Behind the Ensemble & a NICE WORK Nice Deal! by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VOTE IN ROUND 5 OF HOT/HOTTER!AND YOU ONLY HAVE 1 DAY LEFT TO PICK BROADWAY'S MOST ROMANTIC COUPLE!(LOOK TO YOUR LEFT AND CAST YOUR VOTES!)Today's Blog:  (S…

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Nice Work If You Can Get It Box Office Opens 3-1

The producers of the new Broadway musical comedy NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT have announced a "'S Wonderful” Box Office Opening on Thursday, March 1st at the Imperial Theatre (249…

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Behind the Scenes: GHOST: The Men Behind the Music, NEWSIES: Behind the Ensemble & a NICE WORK Nice Deal! by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VOTE IN ROUND 5 OF HOT/HOTTER!AND YOU ONLY HAVE 1 DAY LEFT TO PICK BROADWAY'S MOST ROMANTIC COUPLE!(LOOK TO YOUR LEFT AND CAST YOUR VOTES!)Today's Blog:  (S…

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Gavin Creel Sets Concert Date at Joe’s Pub by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Gavin Creel will return to Joe’s Pub on March 19 to celebrate the debut of his brand new album Get Out. The album marks Creel’s third independent release and first t…

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Tickets on Sale for British Comedy One Man, Two Guvnors by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway transfer of British hit One Man, Two Guvnors, starring James Cordon. Written by Richard Bean, the production is helmed by Nicholas Hytner. One M…

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The SMASH Reality Index: Episode 4 by Linda

Inspired by NYMag.com’s brilliant Reality Index recaps, Dave (@NineDaves, www.NineDaves.com) and I have teamed up to bring you our take on what’s keepin’ it real and what’s faking it…

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The SMASH Reality Index: Episode 4 by Linda

Inspired by NYMag.com’s brilliant Reality Index recaps, Dave (@NineDaves, www.NineDaves.com) and I have teamed up to bring you our take on what’s keepin’ it real and what’s faking it…

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Christie Brinkley, The Book of Mormon, Rock of Ages Participating in Charitybuzz Online Auctions by David Gordon

Broadway fans have the opportunity to go backstage and meet the casts of The Book of Mormon, Rock of Ages, and Chicago the Musical via upcoming online auctions through Charitybuzz. Supermod…

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SHATNER. COLBERT. TOGETHER AGAIN AT LAST. TOMORROW. by Jackie Green

See TV and film superstar William Shatner on “The Colbert Report” tomorrow Wednesday February 29 on Comedy Central at 11:30 PM. His one man show SHATNER’S WORLD: WE JUST LIVE IN IT pla…

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SHATNER. SCARBOROUGH. BRZEZINSKI. FULLY CAFFEINATED. by Jackie Green

See TV and film superstar William Shatner  appeared today on “Morning Joe.”  WATCH HERE, or here http://tinyurl.com/7wuzxud .  His one man show SHATNER’S WORLD: WE JUST LIVE IN IT p…

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Grosses continue to rise for the week ending 2-26-12 by Loganne

Grosses continue to rise. Though the jump is not as substantial as last week’s end, the slow month of February is reaching its close. Wicked, The Lion King and Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dar…

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Spin City Starring Spider-Man’s Christina Sajous Episode 2: ‘Beyoncé & Blue Ivy’ Introduce the Cast by Broadway.com

Uh oh, uh oh, uh oh, oh nah nah... This has never happened before, but Broadway.com’s newest video blogger, Christina Sajous, who plays the lovely spider goddess Arachne in Spider…

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As the World Turns: Hurt Village Is a Haunting Portrait of a Working-Class Black Family by Jesse Oxfeld

Nicholas Christopher and Corey Hawkins in 'Hurt Village.' (Photo by Joan Marcus) It’s an odd coincidence that the two excellent plays about contemporary African-American families t…

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'Book of Mormon' announces Chicago on-sale dates by Chris Jones

The upcoming Chicago production of "The Book of Mormon" will put single tickets on sale Mar. 19, Broadway in Chicago said Tuesday morning. But if you have access to an American Express card,…

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Grosses continue to rise for the week ending 2-26-12 by Loganne

Grosses continue to rise. Though the jump is not as substantial as last week’s end, the slow month of February is reaching its close. Wicked, The Lion King and Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dar…

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Christie Brinkley, The Book of Mormon, Rock of Ages Participating in Charitybuzz Online Auctions by David Gordon

Broadway fans have the opportunity to go backstage and meet the casts of The Book of Mormon, Rock of Ages, and Chicago the Musical via upcoming online auctions through Charitybuzz. Supermod…

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David Hyde Pierce To Direct "Earnest" At Wiliamstown Theatre Festival by Frank Rizzo

Premieres of "Whaddabloodclot," "Far From Heaven," "The Blue Deep" David Hyde Pierce will direct Oscar Wilde 's "The Importance of Being Earnest," which opens the main stage at William…

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FAR FROM HEAVEN, BLUE DEEP, et al. Set for Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2012 Season by BroadwayWorld

Artistic Director Jenny Gersten announced in Williamstown today the roster of Main Stage and Nikos Stage productions for the 2012 Williamstown Theatre Festival WTF Season, the Festivals 58th…

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David Hyde Pierce, Kelli O'Hara, Jessica Stone Set for 2012 Williamstown Theatre Festival by Dan Bacalzo

Updated information has been announced for the 2012 summer season at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. Tony Award-winner David Hyde Pierce will direct a Main Stage production of Oscar Wild…

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David Hyde Pierce-Directed Importance of Being Earnest, New Comedy from Katori Hall & More Complete Williamstown’s Summer Season by Broadway.com

Plays by Oscar Wilde, Neil Simon, Katori Hall and Ivan Turgenev complete Williamstown Theatre Festival’s 2012 summer season, which join the previously announced musical Far from H…

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Royal Crush by Baynard Woods

Baltimore native Wallis Simpson, who famously took on the title Duchess of Windsor when King Edward VIII abdicated the throne for her in 1936, has been a muse for many. The Oscar-winning The…

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Grosses continue to rise for the week ending 2-26-12 by Loganne

Grosses continue to rise. Though the jump is not as substantial as last week’s end, the slow month of February is reaching its close. Wicked, The Lion King and Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dar…

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Smash - Episode 4 - The Cost of Art - Luan Legacy Recap by DanceOn

Smash - Episode 4 - The Cost of Art - Luan Legacy Recap In the fourth episode of NBC's Smash, tensions between Karen and Ivy run high as workshop rehearsals begin. Derek throws a birth…

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All New People – review by Michael Billington

Duke of York's, LondonThanks to the TV series Scrubs and the film Garden State, Zach Braff clearly enjoys cult status in Britain. His first appearance in his own play, All New People, is gre…

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FAR FROM HEAVEN, BLUE DEEP, et al. Set for Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2012 Season by BroadwayWorld

Artistic Director Jenny Gersten announced in Williamstown today the roster of Main Stage and Nikos Stage productions for the 2012 Williamstown Theatre Festival WTF Season, the Festivals 58th…

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As the World Turns: Hurt Village Is a Haunting Portrait of a Working-Class Black Family by Jesse Oxfeld

Nicholas Christopher and Corey Hawkins in 'Hurt Village.' (Photo by Joan Marcus) It’s an odd coincidence that the two excellent plays about contemporary African-American families t…

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The Phantom of the Opera UK Tour 2012 by The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera UK Tour 2012 http://www.thephantomoftheopera.com and http://www.thephantomoftheoperatour.com The Phantom of the Opera tours the UK in 2012 - opening in preview TOD…

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LOVE NEVER DIES Special Interview: Glenn Slater by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are talking to one of the busiest lyricists in show business, Glenn Slater, all about todays movie theater showing of his collaboration with Andrew Lloyd Webber, LOVE NEVER DIES - a…

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH-Innovative Musical Contributions: Shows From “The Edge” by Ellarc

MTI’s Theatre on the Edge Collection series is home to an array of contemporary musicals that are innovative and groundbreaking. To honor Black History Month, the MTI Marquee is featuring…

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Follies, Cate Blanchett, Amy Morton and More Among D.C.'s Helen Hayes Award Nominees by Broadway.com

The Kennedy Center's production of Follies as well as the Broadway-bound prouction of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? are among the nominees for the 28th Annual Helen Hayes Aw…

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Review: War Horse is bold, brave and beautiful and heart-stoppingly wonderful by Richard Ouzounian

London and New York hit is just as effective here with an all-Canadian cast.

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War Horse puts on magical show to silence all the neigh-sayers by J. Kelly Nestruck

Creation takes the ancient theatrical art of puppetry and uses it to stir the soul

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Photo Coverage: Joel Grey, Adam Pascal & More Sing 'Broadway Belts for PFF!' by Walter McBride

Broadways Robert Creighton Anything Goes, Lindsay Mendez Godspell and Betsy Wolfe Encores Merrily We Roll Along, along with Tony nominee Adam Pascal Memphis, Heidi Blickenstaff Now. Here. Th…

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Idina Menzel Sets Concert Dates for North American Tour by Broadway.com

Tony winner Idina Menzel is hitting the road this year. The Rent and Wicked alum will perform in 25 cities during her 2012 North American tour, which kicks off June 1 at the Centre in Vancou…

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Tune your Television by Loganne

The former ladies of Wicked, Tony Award winners Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel will appear on television in the coming days. The two will be making separate appearances; Chenoweth will b…

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Silence! The Musical Star David Garrison on Fava Beans and Familiar Faces by David Garrison

About the Author: David Garrison may be best known as Steve Rhoades from the hit 80s sitcom Married with Children, but theater fans know him as the Tony-nominated star of A Day in Holl…

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Grosses continue to rise for the week ending 2-26-12 by Loganne

Grosses continue to rise. Though the jump is not as substantial as last week’s end, the slow month of February is reaching its close. Wicked, The Lion King and Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dar…

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How I Learned to Drive's Norbert Leo Butz on Trashy TV, Wicked Love and Kristin vs. Idina by Broadway.com

Though he’s currently starring in the Pulitzer Prize-winning How I Learned to Drive off-Broadway, Norbert Leo Butz pulled over long enough to answer questions from Broadway.com fans, a…

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Gavin Creel Sets Concert Date at Joe’s Pub by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Gavin Creel will return to Joe’s Pub on March 19 to celebrate the debut of his brand new album Get Out. The album marks Creel’s third independent release and first t…

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Adam Lambert to Appear on FOX's American Idol by Brian Scott Lipton

Singer Adam Lambert, who appeared in the L.A. production of the musical Wicked, will appear later this season on FOX's reality-music series American Idol, according to The Hollywood Rep…

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Smash - Episode 4 - The Cost of Art - Luan Legacy Recap by DanceOn

Smash - Episode 4 - The Cost of Art - Luan Legacy Recap In the fourth episode of NBC's Smash, tensions between Karen and Ivy run high as workshop rehearsals begin. Derek throws a birth…

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Kristen Chenoweth to play Cadillac Palace Theatre by Chris Jones

Kristen Chenoweth, the original star of "Wicked"and currently the star of the ABC comedy "GCB," will play a rare concert performance at the Cadillac Palace Theatre, 151 W. Randolph St., on J…

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The SMASH Reality Index: Episode 4 by Linda

Inspired by NYMag.com’s brilliant Reality Index recaps, Dave (@NineDaves, www.NineDaves.com) and I have teamed up to bring you our take on what’s keepin’ it real and what’s faking it…

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