Review: Death of a Salesman by Frank Scheck

Whenever there’s a new revival of Death of a Salesman people marvel at the fact that it seems so newly relevant. But it’s not that society is changing but rather that Arthur Mill…

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Attention must be paid to age by Elisabeth Vincentelli

An interesting case, that Willy Loman. Cynics would say the title character of Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” is one of the biggest losers to ever grace the stage — yet actors…

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TT: A smile, a shoeshine, and a saint

In today's Wall Street Journal drama column I review Mike Nichols' Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman...

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Review: Death of a Salesman by Frank Scheck

Whenever there’s a new revival of Death of a Salesman people marvel at the fact that it seems so newly relevant. But it’s not that society is changing but rather that Arthur Mill…

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PHOTO FLASH: Andrew Garfield, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Anjelica Huston, Meryl Streep at Death of a Salesman Opening by Tristan Fuge

On Thursday, March 16, the Broadway production of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theater with Mike Nichols at the helm. Opening night guests included…

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Death of a Salesman, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York

Arthur Miller’s Death of a Salesman is the sort of play that benefits from a pertinent revival. Rarely has his take on the hollow heart of the American Dream seemed more relevant as Americ…

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Meryl Streep, Julianne Moore, Emma Stone & More Turn Out for Death of a Salesman's Broadway Opening by Broadway.com

Arthur Miller’s 1949 award-winning play Death of a Salesman has returned to Broadway in a beautiful new production with a dream cast led by Philip Seymour Hoffman, Andrew Garfield, Lin…

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Mike Nichols’s revival of Death of a Salesman opens to gret reviews by Loganne

Death of a Salesman opened last night, The Ides of March, at the Barrymore Theatre to a few mixed and otherwise glowing reviews. While almost all critics note the miscasting of the productio…

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Death of a Salesman by StageGrade

Do critics think attention must be paid to "Death of a Salesman"?

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Death of a Salesman, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York

Mike Nichols’ soul-searching pays off magnificently in his scorching new production of Arthur Miller’s play, writes Brendan Lemon

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Death of a Salesman, Ethel Barrymore Theatre, New York

Mike Nichols' soul-searching pays off magnificently in his scorching new production of Arthur Miller's play, writes Brendan Lemon

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Musical ‘Eternity’ by Michael Riedel

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber have been in town to inspect their revivals of “Evita” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Lloyd Webber had to postpone his visit to “Evita” this week …

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Sir Tim Rice to Receive Special Honor at 2012 Olivier Awards by Broadway.com

Three-time Tony Award-winning British lyricist Tim Rice will receive the Special Award at the 2012 Olivier Awards as a "celebration of his outstanding contribution to musical theater.&q…

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Rob Ashford Tapped to Direct and Choreograph Stage Version of Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland by Broadway.com

Rob Ashford has been tapped to direct and choreograph the stage adaptation of Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, according to Variety. The new musical, produced by Disney Theatrical r, …

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Broadway Beauty Pageant to Crown "World's Sexiest Man"

Brent Barrett (Chicago) leads a gaggle of Broadway performers, including Andrew Chappelle (Mamma Mia!), Wilkie Ferguson (Porgy and Bess), Corey Mach (Godspell), Jesse Swimm (Mary Poppins) an…

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On Jerry Lewis by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Jerry Lewis (b. Joseph Levitch in 1926). Though he came into the world just a hair too late for vaudeville, his parents (former vaudevillians) let him onstage with t…

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Friday, March 16, 2012

They're Gonna Improv My PlayWell, not all of it. Like 80% of it. What now?Remember last month when I was pointed to Un-Scripted Theater Company's Act 1, Scene 2 submission call? The submissi…

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Review: (Montreal) Vigil by The Charlebois Post

Marcel Jeannin and Kim Yaroshevskaya (photo: Andrée Lanthier)Are you dead yet?Darkness and Lite at The Segalby Nanette SoucyIn Morris Panych’s Vigil, at the Segal Centre, in co-production…

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SXSW Tales: The Art of Heavy Metal by Chloe Veltman

Band, bands and more bands.Even though yesterday's rampaging around the South by Southwest Festival was full of fine music (the highlight being a lunchtime gig by the Seattle-based gypsy roc…

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Rob Ashford Tapped to Direct and Choreograph Stage Version of Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland by Broadway.com

Rob Ashford has been tapped to direct and choreograph the stage adaptation of Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland, according to Variety. The new musical, produced by Disney Theatrical r, …

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Jersey Boys Boston | Citi Colonial Theatre by Admin

One of the most fascinating “Cinderella stories” in music is returning to Boston for a three-week run at the Citi Colonial Theatre in early 2013. This is the Tony and Grammy winning musi…

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Musical ‘Eternity’ by Michael Riedel

Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber have been in town to inspect their revivals of “Evita” and “Jesus Christ Superstar.” Lloyd Webber had to postpone his visit to “Evita” this week …

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Broadway Ladies: Ms. Broadway: March 2012: Cristin Milioti by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE IN ROUND SEVEN OF "HOT/HOTTER"  AND ENTER TODAY TO WIN TICKETS FOR JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR ALL THREE ARE TO …

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STARS OF BROADWAY’S “JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR” IN THE NEWS by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

What’s the buzz…… Broadway’s JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR stars Paul Nolan, Josh Young, Tom Hewitt and Bruce Dow are in the news. PAUL NOLAN, WHO PLAYS JESUS, IS FEATURED IN TH…

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How Do You Direct the End of “Jesus Christ Superstar?” by Mark Blankenship

Des McAnuff’s tackles the Broadway revival Any director who revives Jesus Christ Superstar, the Passion-flavored rock musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, has to contend with t…

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Sir Tim Rice to Receive Special Honor at 2012 Olivier Awards by Broadway.com

Three-time Tony Award-winning British lyricist Tim Rice will receive the Special Award at the 2012 Olivier Awards as a "celebration of his outstanding contribution to musical theater.&q…

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THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- Lisa Howard by BroadwayWorld

Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX QampAs With Your Favorite Broadway Stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater Their dream roles Their Broadway crushes Read onIn this next edit…

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Raúl Esparza's Role in Leap of Faith Cuts Deep: ‘I Actually Have Blood on Me!’ by Danica Daniel

Raúl Esparza leaves his blood, sweat and tears in Alan Menken and Glenn Slater’s musical Leap of Faith: emphasis on the blood. As Jonas Nightingale, the four-time Tony Award nom…

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Broadway Beauty Pageant to Crown "World's Sexiest Man"

Brent Barrett (Chicago) leads a gaggle of Broadway performers, including Andrew Chappelle (Mamma Mia!), Wilkie Ferguson (Porgy and Bess), Corey Mach (Godspell), Jesse Swimm (Mary Poppins) an…

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Mary Poppins Boston | Boston Opera House by Admin

Broadway and Disney classic ‘Mary Poppins’ is coming to Boston in summer 2013 for a week-long run at the Boston Opera House from May 28th to June 2nd. Adapted from the beloved Disney fli…

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Broadway Beauty Pageant to Crown "World's Sexiest Man"

Brent Barrett (Chicago) leads a gaggle of Broadway performers, including Andrew Chappelle (Mamma Mia!), Wilkie Ferguson (Porgy and Bess), Corey Mach (Godspell), Jesse Swimm (Mary Poppins) an…

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Matilda The Musical Dominates Olivier Award Nominations

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Highlights from Memphis' 1000th Broadway Performance by Memphis The Musical

Highlights from Memphis' 1000th Broadway Performance Our fantastical music director Kenny Seymour gives us a peek at all the celebrations that took place for Memphis' 1,000th perfor…

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MEMPHIS TEARS DOWN THE HOUSE WITH 1,000th PERFORMANCE! by Admin

The 2010 Tony Award Best Musical MEMPHIS celebrated its 1,000th Broadway performance on Wednesday!  After the rockin’ and rollin’ evening performance brought the audience to its…

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Adam Pascal, Montego Glover & Co. Celebrate 1,000 Broadway Performances of Memphis by Broadway.com

The Tony Award-winning musical Memphis celebrated its 1,000 performance on Broadway on March 14 at the Shubert Theatre. That's awhole lot of Hockadoos! After the show’s evening per…

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Star Robert Britton Lyons to Host Open Mike Night at New World Stages by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET star Robert Britton Lyons will host a free monthly open microphone series “Open Mike Night with Rob Lyons” at New World Stages’ Time Out New York Lounge (340 Wes…

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Robert Britton Lyons to Host Open Mike Night at New World Stages by Bethany Rickwald

Million Dollar Quartet star Robert Britton Lyons will host "Open Mike Night with Rob Lyons," a free monthly open mike series, at New World Stages' Time Out New York Lounge. T…

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Sutton Foster Tastes Yummy, Raúl Esparza Gets Bloody and Other Lessons of the Week by Broadway.com

Another week is over, and man, have we learned a lot about Broadway! From even more info on what Sutton Foster tastes like to lifestyle secrets of a Mormon, it’s been a very interestin…

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S'Wonderful! Watch Nice Work if You Can Get It Stars Matthew Broderick, Kelli O’Hara & Company in Rehearsal by Broadway.com

What happens when a rough-and-tough bootlegger teams up with a playboy millionaire? On March 14, Broadway.com headed to Nice Work If You Can Get It rehearsal at Gibney Dance Studios to find …

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BBB Photo of the Week: ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS’ James Corden in Vogue by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Here’s the BBB Photo of the Week, the hysterical (and recently Olivier Award nominated) James Corden from ONE MAN, TWO GUVNOR was photographed for the April issue of Vogue by Ralph Mec…

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Broadway's Peter and the Starcatcher Releases Online Starcatcher Game by Dan Bacalzo

In conjunction with the Broadway debut of Peter and the Starcatcher, the show has released an online Starcatcher game at peterandthestarcatcher.com/starstuff/game. In the game, developed b…

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David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette to Open American Repertory Theatres' 2012-2013 Season by Andy Propst

The world premiere of David Adjmi's Marie Antoinette will be the opening production in the 2012-2013 season at American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.). Rebecca Taichman will direct the pie…

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Sutton Foster Tastes Yummy, Raúl Esparza Gets Bloody and Other Lessons of the Week by Broadway.com

Another week is over, and man, have we learned a lot about Broadway! From even more info on what Sutton Foster tastes like to lifestyle secrets of a Mormon, it’s been a very interestin…

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Jerry O'Connell Announces Charity Night at SEMINAR by Givenik

Jerry O'Connell Announces Charity Night at SEMINAR http://givenik.com/show_info.php/larkplay/350/individual Jerry O'Connell invites you to charity night at SEMINAR on Wednesday, Ma…

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Sister Act Boston | Boston Opera House by Admin

Welcome 2013 with good and joyful vibrations as ‘Sister Act’, the hit musical adaptation of 2011 brings its act from Broadway to Boston via the Boston Opera House for a two-week run from…

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Sister Act Chicago | Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University by Admin

It’s going to be a “ridiculously fun” (New York Post) fall season in the Windy City as ‘Sister Act’, the hit Broadway adaptation of 2011, hits the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt U…

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Book of Mormon Boston | Boston Opera House by Admin

Broadway’s biggest and most successful musical of 2011 is coming to Boston for a three-week spring run as part of its ongoing national tour. This is the nine-time Tony Award winning musica…

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BWW Interviews: Rory O'Malley - A MORMON Send-Off for NYC Half-Marathon by Naomi Serviss

Rory OMalley, the Tony-nominated actor in THE BOOK OF MORMON, will be singing the National Anthem on March 18 before 15,000 runners competing in the seventh NYC Half Marathon.

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‘Book of Mormon’ single tickets on sale March 19

Single tickets for the Tony Award-winning musical “The Book of Mormon,” running Dec. 11, 2012-March 3, 2013 at the Bank of America Theatre, will go on sale exclusively at the theater’s…

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‘Book of Mormon’ single tickets sale date set

Single tickets for the Tony Award-winning musical “The Book of Mormon,” running Dec. 11, 2012-March 3, 2013 at the Bank of America Theatre, will go on sale exclusively at the theater’s…

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Sir Tim Rice to Receive Special Honor at 2012 Olivier Awards by Broadway.com

Three-time Tony Award-winning British lyricist Tim Rice will receive the Special Award at the 2012 Olivier Awards as a "celebration of his outstanding contribution to musical theater.&q…

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Young Artists of America Presents ‘The Phantom of The Opera’ Tonight and Tomorrow Night at Churchill High School by Joel Markowitz by Joel Markowitz

Tonight and Tomorrow night -March 16 and 17 at 7:30 PM - Young Artists of America is presenting Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera at The Auditorium at Winston Churchil…

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Highlights From Signature's "Blood Knot" Starring Colman Domingo and Scott Shepherd by Playbill Video

Highlights From Signature's "Blood Knot" Starring Colman Domingo and Scott Shepherd http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video Playwright-director Athol Fugard's staging of …

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THEATER: Venus in Fur by Aaron Riccio

I first covered Venus in Fur over two years ago, back at CSC, with Wes Bentley opposite an already stunning Nina Arianda: I thought it was a sexually charged play that needed to wo…

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VENUS IN FUR Star Hugh Dancy to Be Featured on “CBS2 News Sunday” by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

VENUS IN FUR star Hugh Dancy will be featured this weekend on “CBS2 News Sunday.” The interview with anchor Dana Tyler will air Sunday, March 18 at approximately 8:45 AM on WCBS/Channel …

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War Horse Chicago | Cadillac Palace Theatre by Admin

The toast of theatrical circles in 2011, ‘War Horse’ is slated to come to Chicago for a two-week run at the Cadillac Palace Theatre from December 18, 2012 to January 5, 2013 as part of i…

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Albert & Joey Race a Car by War Horse The Movie

Albert & Joey Race a Car You can experience the extraordinary journey of courage and friendship in War Horse again when it comes out on Blu-ray and DVD April 3rd! Pre-order your copy he…

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Wicked Boston | Boston Opera House by Admin

The Tony and Grammy Award winning musical ‘Wicked’ is setting the stage for a six-week run at the Boston Opera House from August 7 to September 15, 2013. The musical will play Boston as …

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The Wicked Stage: Have musicals reached stalemate? by Sarah Green

This is a question that has been burning away for a while but no one has really wanted to acknowledge, especially a country that prides itself on its performance heritage and its hub of thea…

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