Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 4, 2012 - Sunday, March 4, 2012.

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Nick Jonas May Steal the Most Adorable Man on Broadway Title From Jerry O'Connell by Linda

It's too bad that Broadway Talks With Jordan Roth: Nick Jonas at 92Y wasn't sold out tonight, because I believe everyone in the auditorium would have bought a ticket to see him in How To Suc…

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Working Is A Successful Labor of Love At Caldwell Theatre by Bill Hirschman

By Michelle F. Solomon When Grammy-winning composer Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked, Pippin) first adapted Studs Terkel’s 1974 book Working for Chicago’s Goodman Theatre it wa…

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'Tribes' is strong drama about deaf outsider by Joe Dziemianowicz

Toward the end of “Tribes,” Sylvia, a young woman who works for a charity, admits, “I love being ironic.”

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Good Cheno-Bits: Our Fave Kristin Chenoweth Moments on the GCB Premiere by Lindsay Champion

In ABC's hot new show GCB, which premiered on March 4, Kristin Chenoweth is TV’s newest Jesus-loving mean girl, Carlene Cockburn. The Tony-winning actress plays a connivi…

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A touch of Noel

Legit News: Coward memorabilia on display in New York

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Moving ‘Alice’ is a wonderland by Frank Scheck

The women address us from the stage, speaking in soft, halting tones, their eyes darting nervously. They’re clearly not comfortable being there. But when they look directly at each other,…

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All signs point to ‘Tribes’ by Elisabeth Vincentelli

There’s so much going on in the new off-Broadway show “Tribes” that it’s almost overwhelming: intellect and sentiment, love and cruelty, witty zingers and biting put-downs. But in Ni…

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Review: Tribes by Brian Scott Lipton

David Cromer directs a beautifully acted production of Nina Raine's affecting play about the challenges of communication.

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Theater Review: ‘I ♥ Alice ♥ I’ by Amy Conroy at Irish Arts Center by David Rooney

“I ♥ Alice ♥ I,” at the Irish Arts Center, takes a look at the intricacies of the relationship of a lesbian couple over a 30-year period.

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Theater Review: ‘Tribes,’ by Nina Raines, at the Barrow Street Theater by Ben Brantley

Nina Raine’s play “Tribes” concerns a family whose deaf son brings home his girlfriend, who is losing her hearing.

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Review: I Heart Alice Heart I by Dan Bacalzo

Amy Conroy's charming play tells the love story of two Irish women.

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: Make Mine Manhattan by Andy Propst

This once-topical revue has heart, charm, and wit, but ultimately feels too dated to be fullly effective.

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“When in Doubt, Seduce” by Jesse Green

Mike Nichols— director of the new revival of Death of a Salesman—has always had a knack for making people cry, or laugh until they cry, or both.

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Review: Make Mine Manhattan at curtainup.com by Elizabeth Ahlfors

a heartfelt Valentine to Manhatta, but it is Manhattan of 65 years ago. The “good old days.” and everything have changed — including the audience . .

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Review: TERRORISM by Toby Zinman

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Shirley Knight to Star in David Schweizer's Production of Tennessee Williams' In Masks Outrageous and Austere by Andy Propst

Tony Award winner Shirley Knight will star in David Schweizer's production of Tennessee Williams' In Masks Outrageous and Austere, to run April 5 - May 26 at the Culture Project at…

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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TRIBES - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

Raine fuels her gripping drama ... almost exclusively with surprises. And as directed by David Cromer ... each one of them comes across as effortlessly smart and affecting—as, for that mat…

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Shirley Knight Will Star in World Premiere of Tennessee Williams' In Masks Outrageous and Austere by Andrew Gans

Producers Victor Syrmis, Carl Rumbaugh and Susan Batson, along with Culture Project (Allan Buchman, artistic director) will present the world premiere of In Masks Outrageous and Austere, the…

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Arts, Briefly: A Prize for a Playwright by Adam W. Kepler

Jennifer Haley has been named the 34th winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize for her play “The Nether.”

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Arts, Briefly: Film Actors Join Paul Weitz Play by Patrick Healy and Adam W. Kepler

Topher Grace and Olivia Thirlby have joined the cast of Paul Weitz’s new comedy, “Lonely, I’m Not,” at the Off Broadway Second Stage Theater.

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Shirley Knight to Star in Final Tennessee Williams Play by BroadwayWorld

According to The New York Times, actress Shirley Knight will lead IN MASKS OUTRAGEOUS AND AUSTERE, Tennessee Williams' final full length play which has never before received a stage producti…

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Theatre Novi Most fresh, articulate

Theatre Novi Most's newest work combines two plays. At its best, it is unified and comprehensive.

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Broadway Box Office Week 39 & TheatreScene: March 4, 2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE INROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER" - BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 39th week of the 2011 - 2012 season…

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‘Spider-Man’ E-Mails Revealed in Taymor Lawsuit by Patrick Healy

Julie Taymor filed court papers with damaging e-mails in the lawsuit against the producers of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.”

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Ballet star Evan McKie defies the purists by Paula Citron

Canadian dancer has been accused by some of ‘dancing for the audience.’ His response: Why wouldn’t he?

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Concert review: Bernadette Peters at the Valley Arts Center by David Nichols

David C. Nichols reviews "An Evening With Bernadette Peters" at the Valley Performing Arts Center. A concert review for the Los Angeles Times.

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Count What Matters Most by Clayton Lord by HowlRound

This week HowlRound will feature essays and interviews from the newly published anthology Counting New Beans: Intrinsic Impact and the Value of Art. This book includes the final report from …

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The Road To Mecca by Robert Walport

Plonking an intimate three hander like "The Road to Mecca" in a large venue like the American Airlines Theatre looked like a bad idea. My word they've pulled a blinder. "Mecca" is a play tha…

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Arts, Briefly: Heroine Is Chosen for Last Williams Play by Adam W. Kepler

Shirley Knight will star in the coming production of “In Masks Outrageous and Austere,” the final full-length play written by Tennessee Williams.

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The Lion King St. Louis | Fox Theatre by Admin

Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ comes to St. Louis for two whole weeks towards the end of summer. Simba and his friends are slated to play The Fabulous Fox Theatre from August 15 to September…

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A Tighter Titus by Sam Hurwitt

THEATER REVIEW: BERKELEY Titus Andronicus, Impact Theatre. By Sam Hurwitt Titus Andronicus is William Shakespeare’s bloodiest tragedy, and for centuries it was also generally considered to…

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British Family Drama Tribes Opens Off-Broadway, Starring Mare Winningham by Broadway.com

The North American premiere of Nina Raine’s Tribes opens March 4 at off-Broadway’s Barrow Street Theatre. Directed by David Cromer, the family drama stars Mare Winningham, Russel…

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Somerville Bike Garden by Art

Garden Bike, a photo by arthennessey on Flickr.The Mirror Up To Nature - Boston Theater and Beyond

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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News Nuggets: George Clooney and Brad Pitt will star in 'Prop 8' play by Gold Derby

Who are 2012's possible lead-acting Oscar contenders? "The next twelve months promise has a number of meaty parts to choose from, with several previous winners coming back with role…

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Jersey Boys Denver | Buell Theatre by Admin

Broadway and worldwide certified box office hit musical ‘Jersey Boys’ will be “Working Its Way Back” to the Mile-High City for a month-long run at the Buell Theatre. The chart toppin…

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A Choral Fantasy, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York

This Mark Morris premiere was faithful to the witty audacity of Beethoven’s music, writes Apollinaire Scherr

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Snookered, Bush Theatre, London

There’s crackling dialogue and spiky comedy in Ishy Din’s new play about young British Muslim men, writes Sarah Hemming

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Jersey Boys Cincinnati | Aronoff Center by Admin

Audiences will definitely exclaim ‘Oh, What a Night!’ for eleven nights this fall as ‘Jersey Boys’ serenades Cincinnati with a two-week run at the Procter and Gamble Hall of the Aron…

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Coming Attractions in Underground Music: March 2012 by David Cooper

March brings a solid lineup of experimental shows including an electronic show and an indie rock show. The definite highlight of the month is Steve Reich at MIT.   By David Cooper   …

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Wildworks theatre company are calling all tribes by Lyn Gardner

How do you unite a modern metropolis? With 500 people and a song called Ah Poor BirdThe human urge to build cities with tall buildings is an ancient one. In the Book of Genesis, the generati…

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Japan – Endless Discovery – Event at the Grove by Pauline Adamek

  With your friendship, Japan moves forward from the Earthquake one year ago. Arigato!!   To convey their heartfelt gratitude for the massive worldwide support they received after …

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Farewell Ray Presto – you were one of life's unsung stars by Tim Jonze

The comedian was one of those characters who comes on as a cameo and steals the show. He saved my groom's speech from disaster, tooIt might be overstretching it to say that Ray Presto, the c…

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat – A Unique “Play With Sound Effects” Now Available for Fast Track Notification! by Whitneyu

We looked! Then we saw him step in on the mat! We looked! And we saw him! The Cat in the Hat! The National Theatre’s production of Dr. Seuss’s THE CAT IN THE HAT is a lively, engagin…

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Wicked Las Vegas | Smith Center by Admin

The Tony Award winning and groundbreaking musical ‘Wicked’ flies south to Las Vegas this summer for a six-week run at the Reynolds Hall of the Smith Center from August 29 to October 7, 2…

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Sugar Sammy unites many solitudes with laughter by Matthew Hays and Montreal

The comedian is loved by all of Montreal’s solitudes even though his stereotypes sometimes seem easy

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Pitt, Clooney & friends lend star power to '8'

Martin Sheen commanded the stage with his impassioned portrayal of an attorney arguing for gay-marriage rights; Jane Lynch inspired instant response as a vehement same-sex marriage opponent;…

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Sunday, March 04, 2012

Who Goes ThereI can't believe that. That suddenly a window closes and it closes forever. And two people can never be anything more than friends. Maybe it like a re-entry window. The way spac…

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George Clooney, Brad Pitt lead all-star Prop. 8 play reading by David Ng

George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matthew Morrison and others appeared in the L.A. premiere of the play "8," based on the court trial over Prop. 8 in California.

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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The Wicked Stage: The art of writing lyrics by Sarah Green

As well as looking at the issues currently facing musical theatre, I want to look at the genre as an art form. I want to look at what goes into the making of a show and how it faces just as …

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Les Miserables Des Moines | Civic Center by Admin

‘Les Miserables’, the legendary musical from Boublil and Schonberg comes to Des Moines this fall for a week-long engagement at the Civic Center Main Stage from October 2 to 7, 2012. This…

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Les Miserables Costa Mesa | Segerstrom Center for the Arts by Admin

New isn’t always better, and this is proven over and over again by the Broadway and West End timeless masterpiece ‘Les Miserables’. For 25 years, this dramatic stage piece that cel…

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Les Miserables Philadelphia | Academy of Music by Admin

Dream the dream for one of the greatest musicals to be ever staged is coming to Philadelphia once again as part of its 25th anniversary tour. ‘Les Miserables’ will be playing the Academy…

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Theater: At Hong Kong Festival, a Nobel Laureate Returns by Joyce Hor-Chung Lau

Lin Zhaohua's production of Gao Xingjian's "Of Mountains and Seas" is the first time in more than two decades that a mainland Chinese cast and crew have performed one of Mr. Gao's works.

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Photo Coverage: Star Studded Arrivals at '8' Premiere by BroadwayWorld

George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison, Chris Colfer, Kevin Bacon, John C. Reilly and Martin Sheen are amoungst the stars that were featured in last night's one-night perfor…

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Elektro Kif - review by Judith Mackrell

Queen Elizabeth Hall, LondonYou can tell from their clothes, that the dancers in this fantastically amiable and energetic street show have arrived from Paris. In contrast to the monochrome g…

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Cultural invasion of Britain celebrates Germany's big shift by Alex Needham

Big names in line-up for summer of music, dance and art to celebrate the Goethe-Institut's 50 years in LondonUntil the fall of the Berlin Wall, the popular British perception of German cultu…

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Raw drama of case against Proposition 8 given a slice of Hollywood A-list ham by Natasha Vargas-Cooper

George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Kevin Bacon, Martin Sheen, Jamie Lee Curtis and Christine Lahti in staged readingOn Saturday night in Los Angeles a group of A-listers tried to walk the precarious…

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This week's cultural highlights: Red Light Winter and Me, Myself and Miss Gibbs

Our critics' picks of this week's openings, plus your last chance to see and what to book now• Which cultural events are in your diary this week? Tell us in the comments belowOpening this …

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Angela Gheorghiu dazzles in Washington National Opera debut

Romanian diva brings glamor, passion, and rarely heard repertoire to the KenCen.

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Edward Albee's Second Chance (With Dubuque)

The New York Times 03/03/12

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Another Hero Passes by Guy Yedwab

Star Wars concept artist Ralph McQuarrie has passed away at 82. If you'd have asked me yesterday who my heroes were, I probably wouldn't have listed him (or his Star Trek counterpart, M…

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Why Rattigan's The Winslow Boy is so up to date by John Morrison

As a play about the fundamental issue of human rights and the importance of ensuring access to justice, Terence Rattigan's classic play about a boy accused of stealing a five shilling postal…

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Pitt, Clooney, Sheen headline marriage rights play by Sandy Cohen

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Martin Sheen commanded the stage with his impassioned portrayal of an attorney arguing for gay-marriage rights; Jane Lynch inspired instant response as a vehement sam…

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SO I HAD THIS FRIEND. by Jason Robert Brown

So I had this friend. An old girlfriend, actually, who is now (I swear this is true) a Christian missionary who serves mostly in Thailand. And last night she posted, as her Facebook status, …

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Julie Taymor Sues Spider-Man Producers For Fraud

Los Angeles Times 03/02/12

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Pitt, Clooney, Sheen headline marriage rights play by Sandy Cohen

Martin Sheen commanded the stage with his impassioned portrayal of an attorney arguing for gay-marriage rights; Jane Lynch inspired instant response as a vehement same-sex marriage opponent;…

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RICHARD III Closes at BAM Tonight & Concludes The Bridge Project by BroadwayWorld

The final season of The Bridge Project starring Kevin Spacey, Artistic Director of The Old Vic, in the title role of Richard III, will close at BAM tonight, March 4th.

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The Sunday Giveaway: 2 Tickets to If It Only Even Runs A Minute 9 by Ken Davenport

You know how when something really bad happens to you, someone says, "Hey, in a few years, you'll look back on this and laugh." Well, that's the theory behind the the award-winning…

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Patti LuPone Performs at the University of Arizona Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Broadway veteran Patti LuPone will perform at the Centennial Hall at the University of Arizona tonight, March 4th at 8pm.

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THE ROAD TO MECCA Closes on Broadway Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Athol Fugard's THE ROAD TO MECCA closes tonight, March 4th at the American Airlines Theatre. THE ROAD TO MECCA will have played 34 previews and 56 …

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Coming Attractions in Film: March 2012 by Arts Fuse Editor

What’s coming up now in this small gap between the Awards shows and the Film Festival Season? Lots! This month is a cornucopia of adventurous off-the-radar films. March features several gr…

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Book of Mormon Des Moines | Civic Center by Admin

The Tony Award winning musical ‘The Book of Mormon’ swings by Des Moines in early 2013 for a two-week run at the Civic Center from January 24 to February 3. Winner of nine Tony Awards in…

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STAGE TUBE: Miss the Star Studded '8' Play? Watch Here! by Stage Tube

George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison, Chris Colfer, Kevin Bacon, John C. Reilly and Martin Sheen are amoungst the stars that were featured in last night's one-night perfor…

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The Book of Mormon St. Louis | Fabulous Fox Theatre by Admin

‘The Book of Mormon’ comes to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis from February 19 to March 3, 2013. A clever parody about religion and culture, ‘The Book of Mormon’ is a criticall…

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NEWSIES Records Cast Album 3/4-5 by BroadwayWorld

Newsies, the new American musical which will move to Broadways Nederlander Theatre 208 W 41st St for a strictly limited 101 performance run following its critically-hailed stint at Paper Mil…

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Interview with Dudley Cocke by Clayton Lord by HowlRound

This interview is adapted from the version that appears in Counting New Beans: Intrinsic Impact and the Value of Art. This book includes the final report from research firm WolfBrown on thei…

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REMEMBERING JEAN BANKS, DIRECTOR OF MUSICAL THEATRE AND JAZZ AT BMI by Sandi Durell

    Thursday, March 8, 2012, 5:30PM at the Snapple Theater Center  Musical Theatre and Jazz Workshop members, friends and colleagues of Jean Banks, who managed BMI’s jazz a…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/4- ANNIE GET YOUR GUN by Stage Tube

Today in 1999, Annie Get Your Gun opened at the Marquis Theatre, where it ran for 1045 performances.Annie Get Your Gun is a musical with lyrics and music written by Irving Berlin and a book …

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Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Favorite Performance

Actor Andrew Keenan-Bolger discusses the original Broadway production of "Ragtime."

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Book of Mormon Portland | Keller Auditorium by Admin

The hilarious and critically acclaimed musical ‘Book of Mormon’ will walk the talk and spread the good word in Portland right at the start of the new year via a week-long run at the Kell…

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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at the Royal Albert Hall Airs on PBS Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's longest-running production of all time celebrates a triumphant quarter century on stage with The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall. The 25th Anniversary performance wi…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Seth's Broadway Chatterbox With Alan Menken! by Seth's Broadway Chatterbox

As in years past, BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Seth to exclusively bring you the full length episodes right here and we're pleased to bring you Seth's latest candid chat with Alan Menken…

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Tupac's Mother Approves HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME by BroadwayWorld

According to TMZ, Afeni Shakur, mother of rapper Tupac Shakur, approves of the Broadway bound musical inspired by her son. She was given a preview of HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, directed by Kenny …

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SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Announces New Schedule Beginning 3/4 by BroadwayWorld

SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, will add Sunday evenings to the new spring playing schedule beginning March 4th at The 9th Space Theatre at Perform…

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NY Review: 'The Last Days of Judas Iscariot' by Jonathan Mandell

T. Schreiber Studio's production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' play focusing on a retrial of Judas is provocative, playful, and layered but also belabored.

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Beyond the Horizon by StageGrade

Are critics looking "Beyond the Horizon"?

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO FLASH: Harry Potter's James and Oliver Phelps Attend Cirque du Soleil's Mystère by Andy Propst

James and Oliver Phelps attended Mystère, playing at Treasure Island in Las Vegas, on Saturday, March 3. The show, recently updated to include a new aerial act and trapeze finale…

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Art exhibitions include large-scale work at the Pulitzer Foundation

In celebration of its 10-year anniversary, the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts has commissioned acclaimed New York sculptor Gedi Sibony to create a temporary large-scale work featuring 40 o…

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Neil Patrick Harris, Jennifer Hudson, Cheyenne Jackson Set for Smith Center Opening Gala by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway veteran and Emmy Award winner Neil Patrick Harris will host the opening gala for the Smith Center for the Performing Arts in Las Vegas on Saturday, March 10, according to reports. …

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American Capitalism, A Song And Dance Story by Margot Adler

It's hard to write a musical about capitalism. Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill gave it a shot with The Threepenny Opera. The musical Urinetown took a crack at it. Now comes Mission Drift, a tw…

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Lloyd Webber's 'Phantom' sequel hits theaters

LOS ANGELES • Let the Andrew Lloyd Webber offensive begin.

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'American Idiot' is compelling theater at the Peabody

"American Idiot," Green Day's celebrated 2004 album, counted among its many artistic assets a perfect cover design: a hand holding a red, heart-shaped grenade. That fusion of rage and romanc…

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Robertson, Mattila, SLSO ready for Carnegie Hall

It's a program that's worth the trip.

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BWW's On This Day - March 4, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Thurs, March 15 @ 6.00 P.M: Jon Robin Baitz OTHER DESERT CITIES, Talk, Q&A and Book Signing by Drama Book Shop

Jon Robin Baitz OTHER DESERT CITIES, Talk, Q&A and Book Signing Jon Robin Baitz, author of Other Desert Cities, will be interviewed by theatre critic and author David Finkle, followed by a …

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NY Review: 'Make Mine Manhattan' by Erik Haagensen

UnsungMusicalsCo.'s attempt to resuscitate Richard Lewine and Arnold B. Horwitt's 1948 hit musical revue, "Make Mine Manhattan," is at best painless.

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Gavin Creel: Get Out Interview

"Call Me Adam" once again chats with two-time Tony Award nominee Gavin Creel. This time around Gavin and I discuss his new album "Get Out," which is comes out on March 20, 2012, performing a…

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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NY Review: 'Tribes' by Erik Haagensen

What a pleasure to encounter Nina Raine's distinctive comedy-drama "Tribes," directed authoritatively by David Cromer, at the cozy Barrow Street Theatre.

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Flamenco Festival 2012 Closes 3/4 by BroadwayWorld

Flamenco Festival 2012, presented by New York City Center and the Flamenco Festival, will celebrate the tradition of great female flamenco choreographers and will showcase four of todays mos…

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Jane Kaczmarek: From Lois to Margie by Susan King

The actress will soon star in the West Coast premiere of 'Good People' in a part not unlike the harried mom she played on 'Malcolm in the Middle.'Jane Kaczmarek didn't see Frances McDormand'…

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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SET LIST, 3/3/12, WOODLAND CA. by Jason Robert Brown

A wild and wacky night at the Woodland Opera House! Apparently all of this traveling is catching up with me – I didn't put together the set list before the show, so I was just winging it f…

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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The Merchant of Venice at Trinity Rep by Thomas Garvey

Another year, another production of The Merchant of Venice! After mountings at the Actors' Shakespeare Project, and ArtsEmerson, now Trinity Rep has decided to have a go at what I suppose co…

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Sunday, March 4, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Leading Lomans by Barbara Hoffman

Let Britain have its Hamlets and Lears. Here, there’s no role more iconic than Willy Loman, the doomed American dreamer of Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman.” Philip Seymour Hoff…

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First Person: Rose Cullis on The Happy Woman by The Charlebois Post

Hap-hap-happy!...it began in a small village in Spain...by Rose CullisThe Happy Woman began a number of years ago, when I was briefly living in a small village in Spain.  Every morning …

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First-Person: Rick Miller on Critics by The Charlebois Post

“We should not seek immortality in reproduction. But if you contribute to the world’s culture, if you have a good idea, compose a tune, invent a spark plug, write a poem, it may live on,…

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Week in Review, February 27 – March 4, 2012 by League of Professional Theatre Women

LPTW’s Blog30 was created to highlight the diversity, passion and brilliance of the individual members of the League of Professional Theatre Women in celebration of the organization…

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The Abominable Showman, March 4, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

Mae WestThe Old Boys ClubMen still dominate showbiz – but from Mae West to Barbra Streisand, from Julie Taymor to Canada’s very own Ellen David, the times-they-are-a-changing. By Ri…

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Broadway's Road to Mecca, With Rosemary Harris, Carla Gugino and Jim Dale, Comes to an End by Kenneth Jones

The Broadway premiere of Athol Fugard's The Road to Mecca, his three-actor play about an expressive, inspirational South African artist, played by Rosemary Harris, and the forces that wi…

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The Bridge Project Concludes March 4 With Richard III, Starring Kevin Spacey, at BAM by Adam Hetrick

The Bridge Project, a three-year transatlantic venture between the Brooklyn Academy of Music, The Old Vic and Neal Street Productions, comes to an end March 4 with the final performance of R…

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Alan Menken Shares a Part of His World at P.S. 84 Benefit Concert in NYC March 4 by Michael Gioia

P.S. 84 The Lillian Weber School Parent Teacher Association presents Part of His World: An Evening with Alan Menken, a special cabaret event to raise money for the school's enrichme…

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Mare Winningham, Jeff Perry and Russell Harvard Are the Family of Off-Broadway's Tribes, Opening March 4 by Adam Hetrick

A young deaf man escapes the emotional cacophony of his dysfunctional family when a woman who is losing her hearing transforms his life in the American premiere of Nina Raine's Olivier A…

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Anatomy of a Murdered Show: Creators of Carrie Talk About Musical's Second Coming by Harry Haun

Carrie writers Lawrence D. Cohen, Michael Gore and Dean Pitchford look back at their notorious musical's past — and revel in its present revised revival.

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"GCB," New TV Series Starring Kristin Chenoweth, Debuts March 4 by Andrew Gans

"GCB," the new hour-long television series starring Tony and Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth, makes its series premiere March 4 at 10 PM ET on ABC.

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Seth Rudetsky's Disaster Welcomes Annie Golden and Felicia Finley March 4 by Andrew Gans

Seth Rudetsky's Disaster, A 1970's disaster movie…musical, written by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick, welcomes Annie Golden and Felicia Finley to its cast March 4 at The Tria…

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Newsies Record Original Cast Album March 4-5 by Andrew Gans

The cast of the new Disney musical Newsies, which begins previews on Broadway March 15 at the Nederlander Theatre, records the show's original cast album March 4-5. The recording will be…

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The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall Airs on NYC-Metro "Great Performances" March 4 by Adam Hetrick

The film of the 25th anniversary staging of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall airs March 4 at 7 PM ET in the New York metropolitan area  as par…

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Today In Theatre History: MARCH 4 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley, Ernio Hernandez and Robert Viagas

1922 Eugene O'Neill's drama The First Man describes the strange tale of a scientist who curses the unborn child in his wife's womb. The wife dies in childbirth and the child thri…

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Review: TRIBES by Martin Denton

Tribes made me excited about New York theatre again; I haven't been this knocked out by a play in a long time--maybe not since Our Town opened at Barrow Street Theatre under the direction of…

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