Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Karen Mason and Brent Barrett rock the room and “Sing Happy” at Birdland by Sandi Durell

  When two old friends come together to make a CD – “Sing Happy”-  that’s always nice. But when the two happen to be powerhouse Karen Mason and dreamboat Brent Barrett, wel…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

NY1 Theater Review: "End Of The Rainbow"

Stage and screen icon Judy Garland is the center of the new Broadway play with music, "End of the Rainbow."

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‘Turn of the Screw’ a terrifying treat at First Folio

Beware children bearing gifts of deadly nightshade. Or perhaps it isn’t the beautifully lethal plant after all, but just a harmless flower, transformed into something terrifying by the unh…

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DWTS Season 14 Week 4 - Performances and Results - Allison Holker Dancing with the Stars Recap by DanceOn

DWTS Season 14 Week 4 - Performances and Results - Allison Holker Dancing with the Stars Recap Dancing with the Stars (DWTS) season 14 week 4 performances were on April 9, 2012, and we have…

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Review: Federer Versus Murray by David Finkle

Gerda Stevenson's play incisively deals with a couple facing a great loss in very different ways.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

CARRIE closes (again) demonstrating the power of conventional wisdom -- always conventional, seldom wise by Rolando Teco

The New York Times attempts to explain the recent closing of CARRIE by interviewing producers not connected to the show. That's sort of like asking executives at Sprint, Verizon and T-Mobile…

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Boston Ballet meets Beyoncé by Thomas Garvey

Yes, that's James Whiteside, Principal Dancer of Boston Ballet - or rather that's his alter ego, "JBDubs," breaking out into the club scene and channeling Beyoncé with his new (hopefully) h…

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Puppeteer and drag artist in tune in ‘Arias With a Twist’ by Peter Marks

The more the star of “Arias With a Twist” exposes his outrageousness, the more he manages to class up the joint. The joint in question is Woolly Mammoth Theatre, where Joey Arias straps …

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Theater: A daring escape from Castro’s Cuba by Jane Horwitz

Jay Alvarez’s short but galvanizing solo piece “Be Careful! The Sharks Will Eat You!” gives Americans a good-natured nudge. In a poignantly personal way, the actor/playwright reminds u…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: Peter Bogdanovich Visits FREUD'S LAST SESSION by BroadwayWorld

Legendary film director Peter Bogdanovich attended FREUD'S LAST SESSION at New World Stages this past Saturday, April 7th to see George Morfogen and Jim Stanek, who recently joined the produ…

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Another Mamet – Clara – Writes Plays (and Acts in Them), Directed by Paul Sand by Julio Martinez

Clara Mamet, daughter of David, recently dropped out of Santa Monica High School, and she's currently advancing her career by appearing in a Ruskin Group Theatre production of a short play s…

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"Long Day's Journey Into Night" Arena Stage by Susan Berlin

Arena Stage in Washington, DC, has staged an incisive and deeply felt production of Long Day's Journey Into Night in the intimate Kreeger Theater as the final major component of its Eugene O…

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OFF-BROADWAY IN PROVENCE – La Fondation Maeght in Saint-Paul de Vence, France and Joan Miro's world by Yvonne Korshak

Joan Miro, large blue stained glass at Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul de Vence, France, detail The wild flowers are yellow and purple and the hills are terraced with olives, and amidst it is w…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Long Day's Journey Into Night, Apollo Theatre by Ismene Brown

We’ve seen a few American film and TV actresses grace the West End stage with surprising potency, but no one surely will surpass Laurie Metcalf for profound emotional truth-telling in Euge…

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Emanuel Azenberg to Receive the 2012 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement by Loganne

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced this year’s recipient for the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. This year’s award will be presented to pr…

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BWW Interviews: A Conversation With Pop Music Icon Engelbert Humperdinck: At The McCallum Theatre, 4/13-14 by David Green

1970s pop icon Engelbert Humperdinck, dubbed The King Of Romance, brings his trademark vocal stylings and bedroom eyes to the beautiful McCallum Theatre for two performances on April 13 and …

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Manfred Karge: The playwright who grapples with the underclass

It must have been in late 1986 that word reached me of an extraordinary new one-woman play by the great East German director and playwright Manfred Karge. I managed to get hold of the script…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

THE "SMASH" REPORT: Episode 10, Or, The People in Peoria by Kenneth Jones

Playbill's weekly recap, with notes and comment, of the latest episode of the NBC musical drama series "Smash," about the creation of a new Broadway musical about Marilyn Monro…

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ABDC Britney Spears - Season 7 Week 1 - Fanny Pak, 8 Flavahs, Irratik, Step Boys, Mix'd Elements by DanceOn

ABDC Britney Spears - Season 7 Week 1 - Fanny Pak, 8 Flavahs, Irratik, Step Boys, Mix'd Elements America's Best Dance Crew (ABDC), season 7 week 1, features songs by Britney Spears!…

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Last chance to see Hunter Parrish & first chance to see Corbin Bleu by Ken

Just quick reminder that this your last week to catch Hunter Parrish in Godspell!  Hunter’s last performance will be this Sunday, April 15th at 7:30 PM.   And let me just say, if you…

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Smash - Season 1 Episode 10 - Understudy - Luan Legacy Recap by DanceOn

Smash - Season 1 Episode 10 - Understudy - Luan Legacy Recap In the tenth episode of NBC's Smash, the show has landed star Rebecca Duvall (Uma Thurman), but Eileen is thrown into a pani…

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: The LYSISTRATA JONES Reunion Concert - Douglas Carter Beane & More! by BroadwayWorld TV

Last night, April 9, the company of LYSISTRATA JONES - including Jason Tam, Josh Segarra, Libby Servais, Liz Mikel, Lindsay Nicole Chambers, LaQuet Shamell and more - reunited at Joe's Pub f…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 440: Daniel John Kelley by Adam Szymkowicz

Daniel John Kelley Hometown: Brooklyn, NY Current Town: Brooklyn, NY Q:  What are you working on now? A:  My latest play is Wall, Ball, Summer And Fall (A Coney Island Adventur…

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GIVEAWAY: "Peter and the Starcatcher" by Aaron Riccio

I recently attended a preview performance of this whimsical and inventive prequel to Peter Pan, and I thought I'd offer readers the chance to win (1) voucher (for two tickets for any perform…

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It's no act: Scandiuzzi rejuvenates a prime Seattle theater

"You don't remember civilizations by their banks or their notaries, but by their artworks," says the manager of A Contemporary Theatre.

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Kerry Ellis Urges Olympic-Goers to See a West End Show by BroadwayWorld

West End star Kerry Ellis recently wrote article for the Huffington Pst, in which she urges tourists to see a show while in London for the 2012 Olympics. Ellis writes 'Theatre is part of the…

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Russell Harvard Finds Life Parallels ‘Tribes’ Role by Kate Taylor

Russell Harvard, a partially deaf actor, plays a partially deaf man in “Tribes.”

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Broadway Scrapbook: Broadway Behind Closed Doors: Inside a Staged Reading by Spotted

Sure, you’ve seen the workshop episode of Smash. But how do in-development musicals really get from an idea in a writer’s brain to the stage? One common step in between there som…

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Theater Review: ‘Out of Iceland,’ by Drew Larimore, at Walkerspace by Ken Jaworowski

An agitated city woman and a hokey outdoorsman find love in Drew Larimore’s romantic comedy “Out of Iceland.”

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A new life for Ignatieff's powerful Alzheimer's novel by Marsha Lederman

The former Liberal leader’s political career may be dead, but his Booker Prize-nominated novel is very much alive and now comes to the stage

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Molly Smith: In Search of the Artistic Home by HowlRound

Jamie Gahlon has asked theater artists from around the country to talk about their personal search for an artistic home. Molly Smith continues this series. What makes an artistic home? I hav…

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Long Day's Journey Into Night – review by Michael Billington

Apollo, LondonWhy, however often we see it, do we continue to find Eugene O'Neill's family drama so moving? Partly because the play draws so closely on the author's own experience. Watching …

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

My Interview With Ernest Borgnine, Recalling Career, His Connecticut Roots by Frank Rizzo

Oscar-Winning Actor Dead at 95. Ernest Borginine died Sunday at the age of 95. Here is my interview with the Hamden-born, Connecticut-raised actor in 2010.

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National Endowment for the Arts Proposes Major Funding Cut for PBS by BroadwayWorld

According to the New York Times, the National Endowment for the Arts has just proposed a major cut in funding for PBS, which includes the theatre-themed 'Great Performances.' As a result of…

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Cheyenne Jackson 'Has His Eye' on Returning to Broadway in a Play by Broadway.com

Broadway hunk Cheyenne Jackson last appeared on the Great White Way in the fall of 2009, leading the Tony-nominated revival of Finian’s Rainbow as Woody Mahoney. Since then he has appe…

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STAGE TUBE: Chilina Kennedy Talks JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR! by Stage Tube

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, directed by the Stratford Shakespeare Festival's Artistic Director and 2-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR…

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The Afternoon Report, Tuesday, April 10, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Tuesday, April 10, 2012 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter – http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more informa…

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Video Feature: VIDEO FEATURE: Goodspeed Presents Mame by Tristan Fuge and Andy Propst

Louise Pitre, Judy Blazer, and Ray Roderick preview the Goodspeed Musicals production of Jerry Herman's classic tuner.

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Maria Dizzia, Jayne Houdyshell, Heidi Schreck, Daniel Aukin and More Line Up for Partial Comfort's Free Play Readings by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominees Maria Dizzia and Jayne Houdyshell, as well as Drama Desk winner Heidi Schreck, will appear in a series of free new play readings at the Atlantic Theater Company's Stu…

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Sebastian Arcelus, Maya Days, Saycon Sengbloh Set for Weathervane Theatre Alumni Association Gala by Bethany Rickwald

The Weathervane Theatre Alumni Association will present a gala evening entitled Raise the Roof! Recover, Rebuild, Rejoice!, April 30 at 9:30pm at Joe's Pub. The event will feature pe…

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4000 Miles Stars Mary Louise Wilson and Gabriel Ebert Offer a Crash Course in Comic Timing by Kathy Henderson

In this new feature, Broadway.com staffers send personal shout-outs to applause-worthy stars, shows and more. “Are you high?” With those three words aimed at Gabriel Ebert, Ma…

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Midwest Premieres by Chad Beckim, Neil LaBute,Tommy Nohilly Set for Profiles Theatre 2012-2013 Season by Bethany Rickwald

Profiles Theatre has announced the productions set for its 2012-2013 season of Midwest premieres. The season will open with the Midwest premiere of Tommy Nohilly's dark comedy about a …

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Live on #NEWPLAY TV: The NoPassport Conference from Arizona Sat & Sun, April 14-15 by HowlRound

“Dreaming the Americas,” the 6th Annual NoPassport Theatre Conference will stream live on #NEWPLAY TV at newplaytv.info this Saturday and Sunday, April 14 and 15 from the Arizona…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Jonathan Groff and Steven Sater Discuss New Book "A Purple Summer: Notes on the Lyrics of Spring Awakening," Part 2

Steven Sater, librettist and lyricist of Spring Awakening, is joined by stars Jonathan Groff and Lauren Pritchard to talk about the creative process behind the Tony-winning show, many detail…

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Theater Review: ‘From the Same Cloth’ at the Shell Theater by Catherine Rampell

The autobiographical play “From the Same Cloth” finds Megan Auster-Rosen setting out a journey, as her father did in the 1970s.

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Reed Birney, Maria Dizzia, Jayne Houdyshell Set for Welcome Mat Reading Series by Dan Bacalzo

Partial Comfort Productions has announced casting for its previously reported 8th annual Welcome Mat Reading Series of new plays, to be staged at Atlantic Theater Company's Studio Theat…

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Profiles Theatre announces new season; names LaBute, Snyder as resident artists

Profiles Theatre, the ever-ambitious company with two storefront operations and a loyal audience following, has announced five productions for its 2012-2013 season. It also has named playwri…

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Encore! Encore! Applauding The Literal Showstopper

NPR's Bob Mondello looks back at classic examples of the showstopping theatrical phenomenon that's fallen out of fashion — the encore.

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Theater groups offer college scholarships

Both scholarships are for the fall term

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'World Champion' Judah Friedlander plays the Varsity Tuesday

Comedian Judah Friedlander brings his trucker-hat wisdom to the Varsity Theater.

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Minnesota-made Cunningham movie plays at the Whitney

Filmed here in 2009, Charles Atlas' "Ocean" documents a performance at a Minnesota quarry.

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Broadway Theater Review: END OF THE RAINBOW (Belasco Theatre) by Harvey Perr

A TRIUMPHANT TRAINWRECK If you’ve never applauded a trainwreck, be prepared to do so when you see Peter Quilter’s End of the Rainbow. I am not talking about the gossip-driven, hardly rev…

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Rita Moreno, Jonathan Moscone, Jeff Whitty Among SFBATCC Award Winners by Bethany Rickwald

San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle (SFBATCC) announced its 2011 award winners during a ceremony held on April 2 at the Palace of Fine Arts. Each year, SFBATCC gives out drama and…

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Macbeth (Metropolitan Opera) by Robert Walport

You've got to have guts to take on the role of Lady Macbeth but I'm afraid that's all the praise I can offer Nadja Michael's flat, screechy, air raid siren of an attempt. In other regards th…

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NEWSIES Cast Album Now Available on iTunes! by BroadwayWorld

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of NEWSIES is now available digitally today on Ghostlight Records. The album has debuted at 1 on the iTunes Soundtracks chart and 15 on the iTunes album …

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Maya Days, Sebastian Arcelus, Saycon Sengbloh, Anika Larsen Will Raise the Roof! at Joe's Pub by Andrew Gans

A host of theatre artists will join forces April 30 at Joe's Pub for a concert to benefit the rebuilding efforts of the original Weathervane Theatre, whose historic New Hampshire barn wa…

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NEWSIES Album Debuts at #1 on the iTunes Soundtracks Chart and #15 on iTunes Album Chart – Get Yours Today! by Jasonc

Cast recording includes seven new original songs! As Newsies continues to bring in rave reviews from critics and fans alike, the Original Broadway Cast Recording is now available digitally t…

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Aaron Carter Extends Run in THE FANTASTICKS Through 7/22 by BroadwayWorld

Triple-platinum recording artist Aaron Carter, scheduled to complete his run as Matt in The Fantasticks on April 22, 2012, will remain with the production through July 22, 2012. A new block …

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Brian Murray, Laila Robins and More Set for American National Theatre Staged Readings by Dan Bacalzo

The American National Theatre (ANT) has announced casting for two upcoming staged readings, to be presented at Theater Row's Clurman Theater on Monday, April 30. At 4pm, Tim D. O'…

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Letters: We welcome Israel's national theatre

We are delighted to see the Globe theatre welcoming Israel's national theatre, Habima, to perform The Merchant of Venice in London (Letters, 4 April). Founded in the early 20th century …

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

David Henderson New Marketing, Sales, Communications Director At Hartford Stage by Frank Rizzo

David Henderson is the new director of marketing, sales and communications at Hartford Stage . He takes over his new duties immediately.

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BWW TV: THE LYONS- Rita on Relationships by BroadwayWorld TV

THE LYONS debuted last fall at the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Vineyard Theatre and just began previews on April 5, with an official opening night set for April 23. THE LYONS comes to Br…

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Sandra Bernhard's Sandrology to Premiere at REDCAT by Dan Bacalzo

REDCAT will present the world premiere of Sandra Bernhard's new show, Sandrology, May 30-June 2. The show takes its name from Bernhard's appearances as a "pop culture anthrop…

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Climbing Arthur’s Seat: The quest to conquer the Fringe by Rush Theatre

I suppose I only have myself to blame. A while ago I’d told a good friend, Francesca, about an idea I’d come up with to stage one of my favorite plays. She decided that this might actual…

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Profiles announces 2012-13 season, including return of 'Hellcab'

Will Kern's "Hellcab," the comic exploits of a Chicago cabbie and one of the longest running shows in Chicago theater history, is coming back as part of the Profiles Theatre's 2012-13 season…

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Prison Mash-Up With Dante's "Inferno" Set For Hartford's Charter Oak by Frank Rizzo

By Three Former Women Inmates from Niantic's York Correctional InstituteA mash-up of Dante’s Inferno and life behind bars in a maximum-security women’s prison in Connecticut, the…

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Joseph A. Foronda, Jacqueline Nguyen, Kevin Odekirk Set for Miss Saigon at Fox PAC by David Gordon

McCoy Rigby Entertainment and FX Arts, by arrangement with Cameron Mackintosh, will present Miss Saigon May 11 and 12 at the Fox Performing Arts Center. Brian Kite directs Claude Michel Sch…

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Theatre review: Ajax & Little Iliad get an update using Sophocles media by Robert Cushman

Of the seven surviving tragedies of Sophocles, two deal with the Trojan War: Ajax, one of his earliest plays, and Philoctetes, one of his last. Both are newly pertinent today.

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Youth Theater Series at the John W. Engeman Theater to Present Cinderella by David Gordon

The Youth Theater Series at the John W. Engeman Theater at Northport will present Cinderella, April 21 through June 17. The classic fairy tale tells the story of the titular heroine, who, w…

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Theater groups chosen for Capitol Hill complex

Strawberry Theater Workshop, New Century Theatre Company and Washington Ensemble Theater have been selected as resident arts groups for a new development in the heart of Capitol Hill in Seat…

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ArtsBeat: Emanuel Azenberg, Neil Simon's Favorite Producer, Will Get Special Tony Award by Patrick Healy

Mr. Azenberg, the producer of "Lost in Yonkers" and "Brighton Beach Memoirs," among many other plays, will get the lifetime achievement prize at the June ceremony.

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Candice Bergen, Charles Kimbrough, Grant Shaud to Participate in TV Land Awards Ceremony by Andy Propst

An updated list of participants for the 10th Annual TV Land Awards has been announced. The prizes will be presented, as previously reported, in a ceremony to be hosted by Kelly Ripa and held…

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Industry Ticket Offer by Chicago Plays

The Improv Play - InFusion Theatre Company at the DCA Storefront Theater, 66 E. Randolph in Chicago, is offering $12.50 industry tickets on Thursdays at 7:30pm and Sundays at 3pm from April …

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Pop Star Aaron Carter Extends His Run in The Fantasticks by Broadway.com

Recording artist and actor Aaron Carter has extended his run playing rebellious young romantic Matt in off-Broadway's The Fantasticks. Carter, who joined the show at the Snapple The…

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Darren Criss on His Newsies Love and Being 'Blown Away' By Jeremy Jordan by Broadway.com

Glee star Darren Criss made his Broadway debut earlier this year in the revival How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. Since then, Broadway fans have been eager to get Criss back …

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Kyle Dean Massey, Janet Dacal, et al. Set for BROADWAY'S FUTURE: STEVEN JAMAIL Concert, 4/16 by BroadwayWorld

Broadways Future - presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul in association with N NProductions - continues Monday, April 16th at 6PM in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at The New York Public L…

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3 area teens are winners in August Wilson contest

Winners of this year's Seattle August Wilson Monologue Contest have been announced. The contest, now in its second year, requires entrants to perform a 3-minute monologue from one of Wilson'…

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STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE's Photo Shoot! by Stage Tube

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

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Aaron Carter Extends Off-Broadway Run in The Fantasticks Into July by Adam Hetrick

Pop singer Aaron Carter has extended his run in the Off-Broadway musical The Fantasticks for a second time through July 22 at the Snapple Theatre Center.

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Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles – 2012 by Pauline Adamek

With what promises to be its most ambitious slate yet, the Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles (IFFLA) has announced its impressive 2012 lineup and celebrates its 10th Year Anniversary. 33 f…

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Aaron Carter Extends Off-Broadway Run in The Fantasticks Through July 22 by Dan Bacalzo

Aaron Carter has once again extended his run in the Off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks, playing at the Snapple Theatre Center, and will now continue in the role of Matt through July …

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Review: The Rainmaker (Boho Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Boho Theatre stages *The Rainmaker* in an intimate black box style. Director Stephen M. Genovese’s compact staging smartly pushes focus toward the characters rather than the circumstances …

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See one of the most 'indecent' plays ever written

Oh, that Aphra Behn. She didn't let being a woman in the 17th century hold her down...along with being one of England's first professional female writers, she found time to travel and pick u…

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2012 Jonathan Larson Grants Presentation Highlights by American Theatre Wing

Highlights from the American Theatre Wing's 2012 Jonathan Larson Grants Presentation event featuring music from "Rent" and 2012 Jonathan Larson Grant recipients Dan Collins and Julianne Wick…

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Gotta Dance! Photoshoot with Brian O'Brien of "Chicago" by Broadway.com

Gotta Dance! Photoshoot with Brian O'Brien of "Chicago" In the newest installment of Gotta Dance!, Broadway.com gets an inside look at a dancer's life courtesy of Brian O&…

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Photo Flash: Karen Mason & Brent Barrett Play Birdland! by BroadwayWorld

On Monday, April 9, Broadway stars Karen Mason and Brent Barrett thrilled a packed house with an evening of Kander amp Ebb showstoppers at Birdland The concert, titled Sing Happy, was a cele…

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Class Is in Session! A First Look at Jeff Goldblum, Justin Long and the New Cast of Seminar by Broadway.com

Theresa Rebeck’s Seminar is kicking off the spring semester with a new class of stars including Oscar nominee Jeff Goldblum, movie star Justin Long and TV star Zoe Lister-Jones. The tr…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012

AlterTheater's AlterLab Salon Now One Week Away AlterLab playwrights: Ann Brebner, Rebecca Frank, Marisela Treviño Orta and Ignacio ZuluetaThere are lots of reasons why I'm excited for nex…

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Jesus Christ Superstar's Chilina Kennedy Dishes on Her ‘Passionate’ Onstage Love Triangle on NBC New York by Broadway.com

What's the buzz? Jesus Christ Superstar headliner Chilina Kennedy stopped by NBC New York to chat about the mysterious relationship between Jesus, Mary and Judas in the hi…

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: Lauren Kennedy and Nikka Lanzarone Introduce Into the Woods Veteran "Twan Baker" by Matthew Blank

Lauren Kennedy and Nikka Lanzarone, currently starring in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods at Baltimore CenterStage, introduce an unsung hero and veteran of the show: T…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: American Idiot's Tony Vincent Sings "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" on "The Voice" (Video) by Michael Gioia

Singer-actor Tony Vincent, most recently seen on Broadway in American Idiot, covered Tears for Fears' "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" on the April 9 broadcast of NBC's …

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'Thoroughly Modern Millie' by Notre Dame High School

Start with love, success, and crime-busting all wrapped up in the glamour of flapper dresses, bobbed hair, and talk of the “modern woman.” Mix in some tap-dancing and jazzy vocals and it…

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'The Diary of Anne Frank,' Parkway Central High School

The lights come up on the Secret Annex, left in the same disordered state from when the residents were taken away. One man sits at the table, lost in memories, crying, and broken. Already, e…

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Daniel Blinkoff, Adriana Sevahn Nichols, and More Set for Michael Elyanow's The Children by David Gordon

Casting has been announced for The Theatre @ Boston Court's world premiere production of Michael Elyanow's The Children, to run May 3 through June 10 at the Boston Court Performing…

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Katie Rose Clarke, Janet Dacal, Kyle Dean Massey Set for Concert of Steven Jamail's Music by Bethany Rickwald

John Znidarsic's Broadway's Future will spotlight the work of composer and lyricist Steven Jamail in a free performance on April 16 at 6pm in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at The New…

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BWW TV: THE LYONS- Rita on Motherhood by BroadwayWorld TV

THE LYONS debuted last fall at the Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning Vineyard Theatre and just began previews on April 5, with an official opening night set for April 23. THE LYONS comes to Br…

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Photo Coverage Exclusive: LYSISTRATA JONES Cast Sings Album Release Concert at Joe's Pub! by Jennifer Broski

On May 15, Broadway Records released the original cast recording of the Broadway musical, LYSISTRATA JONES, featuring music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn and book by Tony Award nominee Douglas C…

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VIDEO SHARE: Tony Vincent Performs "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" on NBC's The Voice by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway star Tony Vincent performed on the April 9 edition of NBC's reality-talent competition The Voice, singing "Everybody Wants to Rule the World" by Tears for Fears. He i…

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EVITA Cast Set to Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA This Thursday by BroadwayWorld

Ricky Martin, Elena Roger, Michael Cerveris and the cast of EVITA will perform two numbers from the show and discuss the highly-anticipated return of Andrew Lloyd Webber amp Tim Rices iconic…

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Lucy Deutsch Has No Time to Weep by Cynthia Citron

Auschwitz survivor turned clutch purse manufacturer Lucy Deutsch has now turned her autobiography into the musical No Time to Weep, opening at the Matrix. Starring as the young Lucy is Caitl…

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Horse Safety by War Horse The Movie

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Winner of "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" Contest Will Meet "Smash"/Blondes Star Megan Hilty by Michael Gioia

In anticipation of the upcoming Encores! production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, which will begin May 9, New York City Center offers the "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" vid…

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Eydie Alyson, Stuart Ambrose, and More Set for Musical Theatre Guild's A New Brain by David Gordon

Musical Theatre Guild will present a one-night-only production of William Finn and James Lapine's A New Brain Monday, April 16 at the Alex Theater. Todd Nielsen will direct and choreog…

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M-34 to Present Sarah Kane's 4.48 Psychosis and Franz Kafka's Letter To My Father In Repertory by Bethany Rickwald

M-34 is set to present 4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane and Letter To My Father by Franz Kafka together in repertory, May 10-27 at Brooklyn's Magic Futurebox Theatre. James Rutherford will…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

CoffeeHouse Productions to Present World Premiere of Richard Martin Hirsch's The Closeness of the Horizon by David Gordon

CoffeeHouse Productions will present the world premiere of Richard Martin Hirsch's The Closeness of the Horizon May 17 through June 24 at the Odyssey Theatre. Darin Anthony directs th…

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A history of genocide, as intriguingly told by imperfect actors by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South-West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915" at the V…

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: LYSISTRATA JONES Cast Reunites at Joe's Pub - Concert Sneak Peek! by BroadwayWorld TV

On May 15, Broadway Records released the original cast recording of the Broadway musical, LYSISTRATA JONES, featuring music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn and book by Tony Award nominee Douglas C…

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Tranny Smash? by Gil

This is a Tranny Marilyn impersonator surrounded by multiuple PhantomOfTheOperas courtesy of  http://thewongcouple.com/blog/travel/thailand-land-sensory-extremes-part-2We're, like, …

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Take a First Look at Broadway's Steamy, Starry Streetcar Named Desire Revival by Broadway.com

Tennessee Williams’ landmark play A Streetcar Named Desire is back on Broadway with an all-star cast, and we’ve got a peek at photos of these A-listers in action. Blair Underwood…

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Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch Will Offer Weekly Concerts at the Carlyle Hotel in June by Michael Gioia

Cabaret artists Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch will offer a concert of "swinging standards" every Sunday in June at the Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle Hotel beginning June 3.

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Walk The Line by Andrea Appleton

Walk The Line Through May 26 at School 33 Art Center More at weekly.citypaper.com By day, Michelle Joan Wilkinson is director of collections and exhibitions at the Reginald F. Lew…

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PHOTO FLASH: The Big C's John Benjamin Hickey, Laura Linney, Oliver Platt at 92nd Street Y by Brian Scott Lipton

Showtime continued its ongoing series of panel discussions about its returning television series at the 92nd Street Y on Monday, April 9, with a talk about the series The Big C. The event …

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Uma Thurman Is a Tease, Christian Borle Can’t Resist a Train Wreck and Other Smash Highlights by Danica Daniel

Since the very beginning of NBC’s Broadway-loving Smash, Marilyn Monroe wannabes Ivy (Megan Hilty) and Karen (Katharine McPhee) have both been hoping, praying and conniving to be …

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PHOTO CALL: Jeff Goldblum, Justin Long and Zoe Lister-Jones in Broadway's Seminar by Matthew Blank

Broadway's Seminar, the new play by Theresa Rebeck, got a new poison pen in the form of Jeff Goldblum starting on April 3. He succeeded Alan Rickman as a literary lion who judges the wor…

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How to Succeed Stars Nick Jonas and Michael Urie Greet Fans at Planet Hollywood by Broadway.com

On April 9, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying star Nick Jonas stopped by Planet Hollywood in Times Square to donate a very special costume to the restaurant’s famous mem…

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Max Stafford-Clark to Direct London Revival of Our Country's Good at New St. James Theatre by David Gordon

Max Stafford-Clark will direct a revival of Timberlake Wertenbaker's Our Country's Good, according to WhatsOnStage.com. The production will inaugurate London's newest theatre,…

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Michael Cerveris, Ricky Martin, Elena Roger to Perform Evita Songs on Good Morning America by Dan Bacalzo

The stars of the Broadway revival of Evita -- Ricky Martin as Che, Elena Roger as Eva, and Michael Cerveris as Juan Perón -- will perform alongside other members of the cast on AB…

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Off-Broadway's CARRIE to Receive Cast Recording by BroadwayWorld

Ghostlight Records announced today that they will go into the recording studio with the cast of Carrie next week, April 17, to record the first-ever cast album. Release dates for the album w…

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The Best Man's James Earl Jones, John Larroquette, Michael Wilson to Appear at 92nd Street Y by Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award winners James Earl Jones and John Larroquette, who are co-starring in the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man, will appear with the play's director Michael Wi…

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Multicultural Social Hour by Chicago Plays

Steppenwolf Garage TheatreMonday, April 30th, 6pm-8pmRSVP to jmcclendon@steppenwolf.org READY FOR THE NEXT SOCIAL HOUR? WE ARE!Topic: Is Chicago Theatre Still White? How far have we come sin…

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What's in a Name? Brian O’Brien Charts His Path to Broadway Dancer in Chicago by Broadway.com

In the newest installment of Gotta Dance!, Broadway.com gets an inside look at a dancer’s life courtesy of Brian O’Brien, the standout male dancer in the long-running hit Chicago…

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Evita's Ricky Martin, Elena Roger, Michael Cerveris Will Perform on "Good Morning America" by Andrew Gans

"Good Morning America" will welcome the stars of the Broadway revival of Evita April 12.

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Apple Core Theater Company to Present World Premiere of Ken Kaissar's A Modest Suggestion by Bethany Rickwald

Apple Core Theater Company is set to present the world premiere of Israeli-American playwright Ken Kaissar's A Modest Suggestion, May 10-27 at the Studio Theatre at Theatre Row. Walter…

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Jennifer Lim to Recieve IASNY's Trophy for Excellence at April 14 Event by Andy Propst

Jennifer Lim will receive the inaugural Immigrant Artists and Scholars in New York (IASNY) Trophy for Excellence at the company's New York With An Accent celebration, to be held on Satu…

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The King of Broadway is No Longer a Phantom by Chris Luner

Yesterday, history was made on Broadway as the longest running musical in Broadway history, The Phantom of the Opera, was ousted as the highest grossing Broadway show in history. Instead, it…

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Spin City with "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark" star Christina Sajous: Episode #8 by Broadway.com

Spin City with "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark" star Christina Sajous: Episode #8 Get tickets to "Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark": For the past seven weeks, "Spider…

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Felicia Curry, George Dvorsky Set for Olney Theatre Center's Ebony, Ivory and Ink by Bethany Rickwald

The Olney Theatre Center is set to present two cabaret performances of Ebony, Ivory and Ink featuring DC area favorites, May 4 and 5 at Olney Theatre Center's Mainstage. Ebony, Ivory…

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Benjamin Busch by Andrea Appleton

Benjamin Busch, author of the new memoir Dust to Dust (Ecco, hardcover), writes with the precision of a stonemason, the courage of a combat veteran, and the inquisitiveness of an artist, whi…

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Saved By the Bell Gets the Off-Broadway Treatment

Bayside! The UnMusical!, an unauthorized parody of beloved nineties Saturday morning mainstay, Saved By the Bell, returns to the East Village's Kraine Theatre from May 9th-19th.  From w…

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Your process is showing: HATCH ’12 – Mortified by Praxis

Mortified – click to enlarge by Shira Leuchter I’m a big fan of Harbourfront’s HATCH program, and the 2012 season begins this week with Mortified, a performance that “creates a s…

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MCC's Carrie Revival to Record Cast Album by Broadway.com

MCC’s remounting of Carrie will live on with a cast recording from Ghostlight Records. The off-Broadway cast, led by Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson, will record the album during the wee…

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James Denton to Guest Star on Hot in Cleveland by Brian Scott Lipton

James Denton will guest star on the May 16 episode of TV Land's Hot in Cleveland, as a love interest for Joy (played by Jane Leeves), according to TVGuide.com. Denton's stage cred…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)

NBC’s ‘SMASH’ MAKE A MUSICAL’s 2nd Visit – Wheaton High School, Silver Spring by Cindy Ripley

Wheaton High School Silver Spring, MD Reported by: Cindy Ripley, iTheatrics Senior Education Associate, Resident Master Teacher March 29, 2012 What a day to be back at Wheaton High School in…

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Watch The Lyons Star Linda Lavin Dish Out Motherly Advice as Rita Lyons by Broadway.com

Think your family is dysfunctional? Meet the Lyons! As matriarch Rita Lyons, Linda Lavin is always quick with a zinger, especially when they come at the expense of her ill husband (Dick…

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Traces to Perform at TEDMED 2012 by Andy Propst

The cast of 7 Fingers' Traces, currently playing at the Union Square Theatre in New York City, will be special guests at TEDMED 2012, the annual multi-disciplinary gathering where leade…

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Tituss Burgess, Ramona Keller, Joy Jacobs to Appear in Concert with Jordan Tang and The Jackson Symphony by Bethany Rickwald

Broadway's Tituss Burgess, Ramona Keller, and Joy Jacobs are set to join Jordan Tang and The Jackson Symphony for I Hear a Symphony, Motown's Greatest Hits!, April 14 at 7:30pm at …

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Skylark Opera Announces Fifth Annual Summer Festival by Bethany Rickwald

Skylark Opera has announced the productions planned for its fifth annual Summer Festival, which will take place June 8-17 at E.M. Pearson Theatre. The festival's offerings will inclu…

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'Lion' Dethrones 'Phantom'

Nearly 15 years after it made its debut to both critical and popular acclaim, "The Lion King" has topped "The Phantom of the Opera" as Broadway's highest-grossing musical of all time.

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STAGE TUBE: Tony Vincent Sings 'Everybody Wants to Rule the World' on THE VOICE by Stage Tube

Broadway star, singer and new father Tony Vincent performed Tears for Fears' Everybody Wants to Rule the World on last night's episode of NBC's The Voice. To see if Vincent will make Cee-Lo …

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Gavin Creel and Book of Mormon's Rory O’Malley Set For 8 Reading in Philadelphia by Broadway.com

Two-time Tony nominee Gavin Creel and Tony-nominated The Book of Mormon star Rory O’Malley will headline the upcoming staged reading of Dustin Lance Black's 8 Ion Ma…

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Carrie Musical to Get Cast Recording from Ghostlight Records by Andy Propst

Ghostlight Records will record the cast album of MCC Theater's production of Carrie on April 17. The show's composer Michael Gore, along with Joel Moss, will serve as producer. A…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Broadway's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE- Production Shots! by BroadwayWorld

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

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Recent work from the week of April 2nd

Some new work from this past week. Working with natural media textures and representational imagery. The first based on a photograph I took in New York last summer. The second from a product…

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Revised Carrie, With Molly Ranson and Marin Mazzie, Will Get Cast Album by Adam Hetrick

Ghostlight Records will record the cast album of the revised Off-Broadway production of Carrie, the musical by Oscar winners Dean Pitchford and Michael Gore and screenwriter Lawrence D. Cohe…

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Building Character: Mary Beth Peil by Lauren Kay

The actress plays a cantankerous diva for Primary Stages – Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages’ ongoing series about actors and how they create their roles With silver hair…

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World Premiere of Paul Weitz’s ‘Lonely, I’m Not’ by Loganne

Preview performances for Second Stage’s production of Lonely, I’m Not begin today, April 10. The production is scheduled to open on Monday, May 7. This is a limited engagement to May 27.…

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Katy Perry Part of Me 3D Concert Film - Official Theatrical Trailer #2 2012 (HD) by DanceOn

Katy Perry Part of Me 3D Concert Film - Official Theatrical Trailer #2 2012 (HD) The second official theatrical trailer for Katy Perry: Part of Me in 3D! In theaters on July 5, 2012! Dire…

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Feature: WOS 15th birthday: Transporting you back to 1997

Whatsonstage.com officially turns 15 this week. From humble beginnings we’ve chalked up 9,913 news stories, 7,641 reviews, 2,825 gossip items, 1,549 interviews, 1,112 features and 5,36…

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'The Lion King' surpasses 'Phantom of the Opera' as box-office champ by David Ng

"The Lion King" has dethroned "The Phantom of the Opera" as Broadway's all-time box-office champion. The Disney musical, based on the popular animated movie, has grossed a total of $853.8 mi…

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Immediate Family, a Comedy of Sibling Secrets, Will Be Directed by Phylicia Rashad in Chicago by Kenneth Jones

Tony Award-winning actress Phylicia Rashad will direct Paul Oakley Stovall's Immediate Family, a new comedy about secrets revealed at a family reunion, to play a Chicago run beginning Ju…

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GCB DVD Set, Featuring Kristin Chenoweth, Set for June 12 Release by Brian Scott Lipton

ABC will release a 3-DVD set of the first season of its series GCB, starring Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth on Tuesday, June 12. The series, which airs on Sunday nights, has been creat…

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STAGE TUBE: Christian Borle Performs on SMASH; Full 'Don't Say Yes' Number! by Stage Tube

This week on SMASH, Tom and Julia Christian Borle and Debra Messing celebrated their anniversary with a ritual and faced some hard truths about what show business can do to relationships. Ch…

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Emanuel Azenberg to Be Honored with 'Lifetime Achievement' Tony Award! by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced this years recipient for the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. This years award will be presented to producer…

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‘Cabaret with a View’ at Pritzker Pavilion by Bob Bullen

Sometimes I take living in the city for granted. To avoid the rat race, I typically take the Pedway to get from the train to my downtown office and back again, which means that I may go for …

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TO SEE OR NOT TO SEE: “The Best Man” by Tom Mizer

The Best Man Gore Vidal’s 1960 behind-the-scenes drama, about a contested political convention, campaigns for another shot at Broadway with a cast of big names including John Larroquet…

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A.R.T. to Present Dustin Lance Black's '8' With Gavin Creel-Led Talkback, 4/30 by BroadwayWorld

The American Repertory Theater A.R.T. with license from the American Foundation for Equal Rights AFER and Broadway Impact, today announced a one-night-only reading of 8, a play chronicling t…

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Jim Breuer by Joe Macleod

Comedian Jim Breuer is widely recognized for performing the Goat Boy and Joe Pesci characters on Saturday Night Live, and for participating in the ’90s stoner film Half Baked. His Podcast …

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The Soldier Dreams by Andrea Appleton

The Soldier Dreams By Daniel MacIvor, Directed by Steven J. Satta-Fleming Through April 21 at Theatre Project We here at City Paper have fallen all over ourselves praising…

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Reasons To Be Pretty by Erin Gleeson

Reasons to be pretty By Neil LaBute, Directed by Peter Shipley At the Maryland Institute College of Art BBOX April 12 and 14 Neil LaBute is known for his true-to-life, often dark …

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Interview: Changing of the Guard: Madani Younis at the Bush Theatre

Madani Younis took over from Josie Rourke as artistic director of the Bush Theatre in January 2012, with his first season, ‘New Writing, New Artists’, launching this Thursday wit…

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Great play – shame about the audience

Are theatregoers more easily distracted than they used to be? And does it matter?I've been to the theatre hundreds, if not thousands, of times. I've sat in large auditoriums, small auditoriu…

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Check Out Peter and the Starcatcher's Christian Borle Become the 'King of Hollywood' on Smash by Broadway.com

Broadway audiences know all about Smash star and Tony nominee Christian Borle's triple threat abilities, but it wasn't until the theatrical series' April 9 episode that Borle was…

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Emma Thompson in Talks to Star Opposite Tom Hanks in Making of Mary Poppins Drama Saving Mr. Banks by Broadway.com

Oscar winner Emma Thompson may star as Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers in Disney’s Saving Mr. Banks, according to Deadline.com. As previously announced, Tom Hanks is in talks to …

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Broadway Box Office: Week 45: 04.02 - 04.08.12 by JK


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Hottest Articles on BWW 4/3/2012 - 4/10/2012 by BroadwayWorld

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Blair Underwood on Being an Actor Who Also Directs

if you really understand how that works step by step, it helps you fit in that slot, stay in your lane, if you will.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)

News: Max Stafford-Clark revives Our Country's Good, first show confirmed for new St James Theatre

A new production of Our Country's Good secures a footnote in West End history today as the first production to be confirmed for London's newest theatre - the St James Theatre. Out of Joint …

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War Horse at the Vimy Ridge Commemorative Celebration by Mirvish Productions

War Horse at the Vimy Ridge Commemorative Celebration The battle of Vimy Ridge claimed the lives of 3,598 Canadian soldiers. On Monday April 9, 2012, Alex Furber and Joey made an appearance…

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Get Primed for Peter and the Starcatcher With Magical Memories of Peter Pan by Michael Mellini

The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up is flying back to Broadway as the Peter Pan prequel Peter and the Starcatcher nears its April 15 opening at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Adapted from a young…

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Come Join Me at BCIT! by Rebecca Coleman

It’s spring, and I’m starting a whole new speaking cycle! Lots of great workshops and classes over the next couple of months, and I’m going to share them with you this week…

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PHOTO CALL: Sierra Boggess, Bruce Dow, Ron Raines Visit Karen Mason and Brent Barrett's Sing Happy at Birdland by Joseph Marzullo

Jim Caruso's Broadway at Birdland concert series continued April 9 with an evening entitled Sing Happy featuring theatre favorites Karen Mason and Brent Barrett.

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Strathmore Presents: ‘Kevin Costner and Modern West’ on Thursday, April 5, 2012 by Jane Coyne by Jane Coyne

Kevin Costner brought his band Modern West to Strathmore on Thursday night. Kevin Costner … as in Academy and Golden Globe Award winning actor, as in Dances with Wolves, The Body Guard, …

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American Repertory Theater Reading of 8 to Star Gavin Creel by Adam Hetrick

Two-time Tony Award nominee Gavin Creel will appear in the American Repertory Theater staging of Dustin Lance Black's marriage equality drama 8.

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/10- NINE by Stage Tube

Today in 2003, the first Broadway revival of Nine opened at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre, where it ran for 283 performances. Nine is a musical with a book by Arthur Kopit, music and lyrics by …

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PHOTO FLASH: Peter Bogdanovich Visits Freud's Last Session Off-Broadway by Dan Bacalzo

Legendary film director Peter Bogdanovich attended a performance of Mark St. Germain's Freud's Last Session, on Saturday, April 7. The play performs Off-Broadway at New World Stage…

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Review Round-up: Connie Fisher is a star re-born in Wonderful Town

The Royal Exchange Theatre, Hallé Orchestra and Lowry production of Leonard Bernstein's classic musical comedy, Wonderful Town starring Connie Fisher opened at the Lowry Theatre, Salf…

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Tate Donovan, Josh Hamilton & More Set for Kenneth Lonergan’s Medieval Play by Broadway.com

Tate Donovan, Josh Hamilton, Heather Burns, David Pittu and Anthony Arkin will star in the forthcoming world premiere of Medieval Play, written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan. The Signatur…

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'Dancing With the Stars' Recap: Week 4 Competition Show by Lisa Jo Sagolla

Super Bowl star Donald Driver borrowed from Gene Simmons' playbook to emerge victorious on Rock Week. Melissa Gilbert suffers an injury.

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PHOTO CALL: Lysistrata Jones Reunites for Joe's Pub Concerts by Matthew Blank

The Broadway cast of Lysistrata Jones offered two April 9 reunion concerts of the acclaimed Broadway score at Joe's Pub.

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Q&A: Girl Talk with Kacie Sheik by Lucky

Dude, how cool is Kacie Sheik? She starred as Jeannie in the hit revival of Hair, she’s a complete rockstar, and she’s about to star as Gypsy Rose Lee in the musical February House, whic…

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Emanuel Azenberg to Receive Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre by Bethany Rickwald

Producer Emanuel "Manny" Azenberg has been selected for the 2012 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre, which he will receive on June 10 at the 2012 Tony Award…

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Emanuel Azenberg to Receive 2012 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement by Broadway.com

Producer Emanuel “Manny” Azenberg will receive the 2012 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. Azenberg has produced 65 productions for Broadway, receivin…

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of SMASH's 'The Movie Star' Episode by Stage Tube

Next week on SMASH, Bombshell is turned upside-down by the arrival of movie star Rebecca Duvall special guest star Uma Thurman. Karen Katharine McPhee and Ivy Megan Hilty are drawn into an u…

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Debt Struggle Forces Miami Theatre to Pay Actors out of Equity Bond by Briana Rodriguez

A mounting debt forced the Caldwell Theatre Company in Boca Raton, Florida to pay the actors in their production of “Working” out of the Equity Bond.

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Kenneth Lonergan's Medieval Play Lands Josh Hamilton, David Pittu, Tate Donovan, Heather Burns by Kenneth Jones

The Signature Theatre world premiere of Kenneth Lonergan's Medieval Play will star Anthony Arkin, Heather Burns, Tate Donovan, Kevin Geer, Josh Hamilton, David Pittu and others to be ann…

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Things We Love: Animated Archival Photos by Tony

see more animated gifs by Kevin Weir at fluxmachine.tumblr.com/ (via Drawn) Tags: Things We LoveShare this: 

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Photo Flash: Kevin Earley, Patricia Noonan, et al. Lead Marriott Lincolnshire's PIRATES OF PENZANCE by BroadwayWorld

THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE will be presented at The Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire, IL, opening April 13 and running through June 10, directed by Multi-Jeff Award Winner Domi…

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Peter and the Starcatcher's Alex Timbers Will Direct Spring Into the Nova Benefit by Michael Gioia

Spring Into the Nova, Ars Nova's benefit to support emerging artists, will be held April 30. Alex Timbers, who helmed Broadway's Peter and the Starcatcher, will direct.

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The Bizarre Fantasy of "The Feast: an intimate Tempest" by Playbill Video

The Bizarre Fantasy of "The Feast: an intimate Tempest" http://www.playbill.com/video Caliban (Adrian Danzig) and the spirit Ariel (Samuel Taylor) are commanded by Prospero (John …

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Squigs Goes Over the Rainbow with Tracie Bennett and the Cast of End of the Rainbow by Broadway.com

Tracie Bennett’s performance as Judy Garland in Peter Quilter’s End of the Rainbow is the “talk of the town.” In the new play, Bennett sings Garland’s most famo…

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James McAvoy and Zach Braff among presenters for 2012 Olivier Awards by Natalie Woolman

Outgoing director of the Royal Ballet Monica Mason is to be given a special prize at the Olivier Awards this weekend.

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Highlights from Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" by Playbill Video

Highlights from Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" http://www.playbill.com/video A starry revival of "The Best Man," Gore Vidal's 1960 play about the lead-up to a U.S. …

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Broadway Alum Tony Vincent Rocks The Voice With ‘Everybody Wants to Rule the World’ by Broadway.com

Reality singing competition The Voice is heating things up with its round of live shows, and Broadway rocker Tony Vincent was ready to face a nation-wide audience! The American Idiot, Jesus …

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Highlights From Dublin-Based "Once," Now on Broadway by Playbill Video

Highlights From Dublin-Based "Once," Now on Broadway http://www.playbill.com/video "Once," the new stage musical based on the independent film about an Irish singer-song…

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Gavin Creel to Be Featured in Reading of Dustin Lance Black's 8 at OBERON by Dan Bacalzo

Two-time Tony nominee Gavin Creel will play the part of Ted Olson in a staged reading of Dustin Lance Black's new play, 8, to be presented by American Repertory Theatre at OBERON on Mon…

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Highlights From Disney's "Newsies" by Playbill Video

Highlights From Disney's "Newsies" http://www.playbill.com/video After a successful run at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse, Disney's "Newsies"— the …

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Blast From The Past: Ricky Martin by Walter McBride

Welcome to BroadwayWorld.com's newest photo series 'Photo Blast From the Past'. Featuring some of the collected theatre gem's of BroadwayWorld's own senior photographer Walter McBride, the s…

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STAGE TUBE: Miss SMASH's 'The Understudy?' Watch It Here! by Stage Tube

Last night on SMASH, the show landed a star, the mercurial Rebecca Duvall guest star Uma Thurman, but Eileen Anjelica Huston was thrown into a panic when Rebecca got stuck in Cuba. Derek Jac…

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Emily Mann on Bringing the ‘Gumbo’ of New Orleans and A Streetcar Named Desire Back to Broadway by Emily Mann

About the Author: Emily Mann made her Broadway debut as both writer and director of Execution of Justice in 1986. She repeated that feat in 1995 with Having Our Say, for which she earned tw…

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Emanuel Azenberg Will Receive Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement by Andrew Gans

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced this year’s recipient for the Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

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James McAvoy, Zach Braff & More to Present at the 2012 Olivier Award Ceremony by Broadway.com

James McAvoy and Zach Braff are among the presenters for the 2012 Olivier Awards on April 15 at at London's Royal Opera House. Dame Monica Mason, Director of the Royal Ballet, will join …

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John Malkovich to Direct LES LIAISONS DANGEREUSES at Shakespeare Theatre Company in December by BroadwayWorld

The Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the addition of five intriguing fall and winter presentations from abroad for its 2012-2013 STC Presents Series. Three of the five presentations…

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Lion King rules Broadway as highest grossing show of all time by Matt Trueman

Disney musical dethrones Andrew Lloyd Webber's Phantom of the Opera despite having run for a decade lessThe musical version of Disney's family favourite The Lion King proved that it really …

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A Special Lifetime Achievement Tony Award for Emanuel "Manny" Azenberg

The veteran producer of more than 65 Broadway shows, including more than 20 Neil Simon productions, will be honored for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

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A first click is like a first date. by Ken Davenport

I’ve been watching a lot of banner advertising for shows lately, especially on news sites like Playbill (as opposed to shopping sites, like Broadway.com).  And, of course, the most co…

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Director/Dramatist Exchange by Chicago Plays

Monday, April 23rd, 2012, 7pm to 9pmSteppenwolf Theatre CompanyAdministrative Offices, 758 West North Avenue, 3rd FloorThe event will be co-hosted by Douglas Post (Chicago Regional Rep, DG) …

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)

David Cromer's Chicago Rent Cast Revealed; Alan Schmuckler and Derrick Trumbly Are Mark and Roger by Kenneth Jones

Director David Cromer's cast of Jonathan Larson's Pulitzer Prize-winning Rent in Chicago will feature resident performers Alex Agard as Tom Collins, Lili-Anne Brown as JoAnne, Esteba…

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High: an Interview with Kathleen Turner by Mirvish Productions

High: an Interview with Kathleen Turner Kathleen Turner, the star of High, sat down and chatted with us about the show. She told us a little about her character, Sister Jamison Connelly, an…

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"Glee" Returns to Fox April 10; Series Renewed for Fourth Season (Plus Video) by Michael Gioia

The hit musical series "Glee" returns to Fox April 10. The episode, entitled "Big Brother," welcomes guest star Matt Bomer (New York and Los Angeles readings of 8), who p…

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Mike Birbiglia, John Oliver, Vince Vaughn, Among Comics Set for TBS Just For Laughs Chicago by Bethany Rickwald

TBS Just For Laughs Chicago, which will take place June 12-17, has announced the lineup of comics set to perform. Comedians set for the festival include Parks and Recreation star Aziz Ans…

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Theatre Communications Group to Honor Kenny Leon at 50th Anniversary Gala by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-nominated director Kenny Leon (Stick Fly, The Mountaintop), Playwrights Horizons board chairman Judith O. Rubin and the Shubert Foundation will be honored during the Theatre Commu…

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Going Dark and The Changeling to return to Young Vic for autumn dates by Natalie Woolman

The Changeling and Going Dark are both to return to the Young Vic this autumn.

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Anthony Arkin, Tate Donovan, Josh Hamilton Set for Kenneth Lonergan's Medieval Play by Dan Bacalzo

Signature Theatre has announced initial casting for the world premiere of Medieval Play, written and directed by Kenneth Lonergan. It will be presented in The Irene Diamond Stage at the Comp…

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Casting Announced for Beautiful Soup's Neat & Tidy; Performances Begin May 15 by Andrew Gans

The Beautiful Soup Theater Collective will present the New York premiere of neat & tidy, written and directed by artistic director Steven Carl McCasland, beginning May 15 at The Living T…

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Melissa Errico Visits Seth's Broadway Chatterbox, 4/12 by Seth's Broadway Chatterbox

This Thursday, April 12, Melissa Errico Irving Berlin's White Christmas, My Fair Lady will make a guest appearance at Seth's Broadway Chatterbox at Don't Tell Mama.

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STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of the NEWSIES Cast Recording - Hosted by Andrew Keenan-Bolger by Stage Tube

Go behind the scenes of the NEWSIES recording sessions with Andrew Keenan-Bolger This video including a little look at how tap dancing is recorded in a professional recording studio as well …

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2nd Popular old post: Make the water rise by Michael Roderick

This was one of the favorites for my readers and deserves repeating. I also often use this one in many of my talks. Enjoy. Excelsior! Make the water rise Yesterday I sat down for a meeting w…

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John Malkovich to Direct French Play as Part of STC Presents Series by Bethany Rickwald

The Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced five presentations from abroad which will be added to its 2012-2013 STC Presents Series. International additions to the series will include Th…

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Davis Gaines and Andrea Marcovicci Join Ojai Benefit Featuring Megan Mullally and Zachary Quinto by Adam Hetrick

Davis Gaines and Andrea Marcovicci are the latest artists to join the Ojai Playwrights Conference's April 28 Body and Soul benefit.

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John Malkovich to Direct Les Liasons Dangereuses for Shakespeare Theatre Company by Bethany Rickwald

The Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced five presentations from abroad which will be added to its 2012-2013 STC Presents Series. The series will include The National Theatre of Scotl…

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Jonathan Hadary, Gregory Maguire to Be Honored With Tufts University's P.T. Barnum Awards by Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award nominee Jonathan Hadary will be honored with the P.T. Barnum Award for Excellence by his alma mater, Tufts University, at the 8th annual From Ballou to Broadway event, which will …

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The Rockettes Added to Capezio 125th Anniversary Gala by Dan Bacalzo

The world famous Rockettes are the latest additions to Capezio's previously reported 125th Anniversary Gala, which will take place April 23 at 7 pm at New York City Center. The show is …

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Lonely, I’m Not, Starring Topher Grace & Olivia Thirlby, Begins Off-Broadway Run by Broadway.com

Lonely, I’m Not gets company on April 10, when the world premiere Paul Weitz play begins previews at off-Broadway's Second Stage Theatre. Screen favorites Topher Grace and Olivia T…

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Rachel Griffiths, Anthony Lapaglia Set for Underground TV Movie by Andy Propst

Rachel Griffiths and Anthony LaPaglia have been cast in the Australian television movie Underground, according to a report on Deadline.com. Robert Connolly has written the screenplay and wi…

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Godspell Offering Chance for Future Stars to Perform at Musical's Curtain Call by Andrew Gans

Performers ages 6-16 will have a chance to be part of a special encore number following the 8 PM performance of Godspell May 22.

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SOUND OFF: SMASH Unveils Uma by Pat Cerasaro

Ending on a nod to Michael Bennetts heart-stopping coup de theatre Act One Finale to DREAMGIRLS - with the button of Karen Katharine McPhees exquisitely and evocatively emotional Never Give …

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Short Fuse: Basketball, “The Hunger Games,” and Postmodernism by Harvey Blume

What struck me about "Hunger Games" is that the rules change in Katniss Everdeen's battle to survive against others like her, including others she likes, might even love.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Walter Bobbie, Sam Gold Set for Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Event by Dan Bacalzo

Directors Walter Bobbie and Sam Gold will participate in a one-on-one conversation, presented by Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), at The Mint Theatre on Monday, April 30…

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2012 Olivier Awards Will be Streamed Live Around the World; Royal Ballet's Monica Mason to Receive Special Award by Mark Shenton

This year's Laurence Olivier Awards, being held April 15 at London's Royal Opera House, will be available to an international audience for the first time, with the entire event strea…

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Will Gartshore: Supporting Actor in a Resident Musical, Helen Hayes Awards 2012 by Hunter Styles

- Will Gartshore has been nominated seven times for a Helen Hayes Award and received two awards, each for musical theatre performances.  - If someone has just told you that they don’t go …

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‘Lion King’ leaps ‘Phantom’ to become Broadway’s top earner by Mark Kennedy

Box office figures released Monday show that “The Lion King” last week swiped the title of Broadway’s all-time highest grossing show from “The Phantom of the Opera.”

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A Group Picture of the 2012 Helen Hayes Nominees by Joel Markowitz by Joel Markowitz

Last night a reception was held at Rivers at the Watergate in Washington, DC to honor this year’s Helen Hayes Awards nominees. It was a wonderful event filled with lots of schmoozing, …

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Larry Bird and 'Magic' Johnson end up on Broadway by Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Tug Coker grew up in suburban Virginia with an impossible dream: One day he'd love to play pro...

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Treasure Island Musical Will Make World Premiere at Arkansas Repertory Theatre by Andrew Gans

Arkansas Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of Treasure Island -- A New Musical.

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Team Starkid's Apocalytour, with Songs by Darren Criss, Nick Gage, A.J. Holmes, to Launch Tour in May by Andy Propst

Team StarKid will launch a national tour of Apocalyptour with two performances at House of Blues in Chicago, May 9-10. Julia Albain will direct the show, which will have musical direction b…

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The leadership problem by Adam Thurman

It's not a marketing/fundraising/artistic problem. It's a leadership problem. I know, I know. It would be much easier if it were just a marketing problem. Solving those are pretty easy. Just…

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Details Revealed for Upcoming "Smash" Episode, "Publicity" by Andrew Gans

The April 23 episode of the new NBC musical drama "Smash" is titled "Publicity" and will air at 10 PM ET.

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Lonergan casts 'Medieval Play'

Legit News: Donovan among actors on board

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Melissa Errico Will Head to the Chatterbox April 12 by Andrew Gans

Tony nominee Melissa Errico will be the special guest at Seth's Broadway Chatterbox April 12.

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VIDEO FLASH: Christian Borle Sings "Don't Say Yes" on NBC's Smash by Brian Scott Lipton

On the Monday, April 9 episode of NBC's Smash, Broadway star Christian Borle led the cast in "Don't Say Yes," a musical number in which he portrayed the famed Hollywood m…

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Works by Mike Daisey, Neil LaBute Set for Cape Cod Theatre Project by Dan Bacalzo

Controversial writer/performer Mike Daisey will develop a new work as part of Cape Cod Theatre Project's 2012 season, to be directed by Jean-Michele Gregory. Daisey has come under fire…

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Rejection, ridicule, and silence by George Hunka

If the Viennese Modernists, both scientists and artists, flourished in Vienna at the turn of the century, it was not a result of the acceptance of their work by the Viennese critical communi…

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Curiouser and curiouser: exploring the worlds of theatre, science and devising with Curious Directive by Ellen Carr

Immerse yourself in Curious Directive's exciting world of theatre, science and devising as their Hexagon season continues.

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Review: Long Day’s Journey Into Night at curtainup.com/DC by Susan Davidson

a play that’s not done often because it's perhaps too wordy, too old fashioned for modern audiences. But it's worth seeing if you want to get a glimpse of O’Neill’s lighter side. .

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Photo Coverage: HOW TO SUCCEED's Nick Jonas, Michael Urie & Stephanie Rothenberg Visit Planet Hollywood by Walter McBride

HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING stars Nick Jonas, Michael Urie and Stephanie Rothenberg made an appearance at Time Square's Planet Hollywood Monday, April 9, to donate a cos…

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Cartoon de Salvo celebrates 15 years of experiment by TheatreVOICE

INTERVIEW: BRIAN LOGAN, ALEX MURDOCH and NEIL HAIGH Three members of Cartoon de Salvo speak to Diana Damian about the two shows marking their 15th birthday, Made Up at Soho Theatre, a show i…

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‘Rapunzel’ at Imagination Stage by Julia L. Exline by Julia L. Exline

Imagination Stage presents Rapunzel, a musical fairytale adventure, with Book and Lyrics by David Crane and Marta Kauffman, and Music by Michael Skloff. Director Kathryn Chase Bryer gives a…

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Interview: Year of the Producer: Kim Poster's Eureka Moment for Long Day's Journey into Night

Following his huge 2010 success with All My Sons::E8831275035309 - for which he was named Best Actor at the 2011 Whatsonstage.com and Critics' Circle Awards - David Suchet returns to the Wes…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Announcing the DCTS Helen Hayes Awards 2012 series by Hunter Styles

Beginning today, look to DC Theatre Scene for a new series of articles all about this past season’s shows, featuring many of DC’s most well-loved theatre artists. The series, cal…

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R is for regional theatre by Michael Billington

Some say that England's rep theatres need a revolution if they're to have a future. Perhaps instead they could learn from the pastSome argue that the days of the civic repertory theatre and …

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SPECIAL REPORT: Olivier Awards to Stream Globally; Zach Braff, Laurie Metcalf, Patrick Stewart Among Presenters by Andy Propst

The 2012 Olivier Awards ceremony, honoring the best of British theater, will be streamed live to audiences around the world on both BBC Radio 2 (www.bbcco.uk/radio2 and the official site for…

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Out Of My Dreams – Oscar Hammerstein II by Brad Hathaway

The search for a full understanding of the life and works of Oscar Hammerstein II might well begin with this twelve-song disc, but it certainly won’t end here. Indeed, the disk will se…

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Larry Bird and 'Magic' Johnson end up on Broadway by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK—Tug Coker grew up in suburban Virginia with an impossible dream: One day he'd love to play pro basketball.

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Doesn't Anybody Ever Get it Right? by Matthew Murray

Why did the recent Off-Broadway revival of Carrie fail? Easy: Lack of blood.

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Brittany Howard puts the jolt in Alabama Shakes by Jim Farber

Brittany Howard sings a musical phrase like a track and field star throws a shot put. She’ll lean far back in a note, pausing to amass lung power and heft. Then, in a burst, she’ll hurl …

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Review: Christie Brinkley heads the Broadway cast of ‘Chicago’ by Joe Dziemianowicz

Long on gams and short on stage chops, Christie Brinkley is a Roxie without much moxie in the Broadway hit “Chicago.” The Uptown Girl avoids embarrassing herself in the long-run…

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‘SPIDERMUSICAL: A Second Chance for Awesome’ at Landless Theatre Company by Amanda Gunther by Amanda Gunther

Look up in the sky! Slinging through the trees! It’s a bird – it’s a plane – it’s – a nerdy teenage boy in a comical musical farce? Yes! Our Spidey senses are tinglin…

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BWW's On This Day - April 10, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Feature: CD REVIEW: Newsies by Andy Propst

The original Broadway cast recording captures the energy and exuberance of this delightful show.

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Maureen McGovern charms in 'Carry It On' by Peter Filichia

In the Red Bank show, the singer freely owns up to three score and two years.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Zippos Circus - Gold, Blackheath, London by Liz Arratoon

Blackheath, London: Zippos director Martin Burton has packed this show with golden oldies from his earlier productions, and everyone will have their favourites. Read the full review

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Feature: Year of the Producer: Kim Poster's Eureka Moment for Long Day's Journey into Night

Following his huge 2010 success with All My Sons::E8831275035309 - for which he was named Best Actor at the 2011 the Whatsonstage.com Awards - David Suchet returns to the West End in Long Da…

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Onegin, London Coliseum by Sarah Frater

London Coliseum: The Eifman Ballet completed its short visit to London with a second dance-drama drawing on Russian literature. After an interpretation of Tolstoy's Anna Karenina came a…

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Producer Emanuel Azenberg to Receive Lifetime Achievement Tony Award by Kimberly Lightbody

Organizers of the awards announced on Tuesday that Azenberg will be this year’s recipient for the distinguished honor.

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On the Boards Podcasts: Slow Burn’s Fitzwater and Korinko by Bill Hirschman

We initiate a new feature this week: A series of podcasts interviews produced by Arts Radio Network featuring Florida Theater On Stage’s Bill Hirschman interviewing region theater figures …

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News: Oliviers announce Award presenters, Royal Ballet's Monica Mason honoured

Monica Mason, the outgoing director of the Royal Ballet, will join Tim Rice as a Special Award winner at this year's Olivier Awards which are announced on Sunday 15 April 2012. The Olivier …

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Azenberg scores lifetime honor

Legit News: Broadway veteran to receive special Tony

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Long Day’s Journey into Night by Hunter Styles

How sad, and stirring, to observe the author counting the coins of his childhood. I am sure some playwrights wonder, as they tally up days gone by, whether a crisis is costly enough to pay o…

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Habima also facing critics in Israel for Globe appearance by Maggie Brown

Habima, Israel's National Theatre, is facing criticism within its own country for agreeing to perform The Merchant of Venice next month at the Globe to Globe Festival at London's Shakespeare…

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Flair Theatrical Agency Showcase 2012, Boughton club, Nottinghamshire by Mark Ritchie

Boughton club, Nottinghamshire: Aimed at the club, holiday centre and fly-back market, Flair presented its annual showcase event in this Nottinghamshire backwater venue in front of bookers a…

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Royal Ballet Triple Bill, Royal Opera House by Sarah Frater

Royal Opera House: The Royal Ballet's latest mixed bill includes two new works representing very different aspects of classical dance. First is Sweet Violets by the fledgling choreograp…

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Broadway Spider-Man could now face legal challenge from stuntman by Judd Hollander

A possible new legal challenge against the producers of the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark began this week with the filing of legal papers by former stuntman and cast member …

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Prejudice vs. Racism by Don Hall

White Americans feel they are more discriminated against than blacks, a new study reveals. Sociologists from Harvard and Tufts universities asked 209 white and 208 black men and women t…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Scottish government announces £350k touring awards by Thom Dibdin

The Scottish Government has announced allocations of its annual £350,000 international touring fund for the five national performing companies.

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Uncle Vanya, Minerva Theatre, Chichester by Michael Coveney

Minerva Theatre, Chichester: The 50th anniversary season at Chichester opens with a straightforward, unexceptional revival of Uncle Vanya, a play that was directed by Laurence Olivier - who …

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The Comedy of Errors, The Rose, Bankside by Miriam Gillinson

The Rose, Bankside: It would be hard to find two more contrasting takes on Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors than the National's recent, flashy production and the inevitably small…

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Echoa, Sadler’s Wells

Children’s show Echoa came to Sadler’s Wells as part of a Family Weekend, which featured workshops and activities as well as performances.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)

News: Lost Musicals revives Flahooley and Cole Porter's Aladdin

Ian Marshall Fisher's 2012 Lost Musicals season will feature concert productions of Flahooley, a forgotten 1951 satire on McCarthyism, and Cole Porter's final work - Aladdin at the the Lilli…

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The Best Man by Carey Purcell

The times they are a-changing’ – at least in some ways. In others, they have not changed at all. While America may be steeped in nostalgia for “the good old days” and “the grea…

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Review: Uncle Vanya (Chichester) ****

We appear to be in the middle of a glut of Vanyas this spring, this is the second in a batch of three. I don’t know what the other two are going to be like but Jeremy Harrin’s pr…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)

The Lion King Is Now Broadway's Box Office Champion Of All Time

The Wall Street Journal 04/10/12

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Was Carrie The Musical Doomed From The Start?

The New York Times 04/10/12

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David Byrne and Fatboy Slim Team Up for The Public’s 2012-2013 Season by Briana Rodriguez

"Talking Heads" band founder David Byrne is teaming up with Fatboy Slim, the British electronic music DJ, for The Public Theater's 2012-2013 season.

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Kelli O'Hara, Jason Danieley, et al. Set for Collegiate Chorale's MIKADO Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The Collegiate Chorale will present Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado at Carnegie Hall tonight at 630pm. The concert will feature soloists Chuck Cooper, Jason Danieley, Christopher Fitzgeral…

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Should Arts Organizations Sanction Electronic Devices by Joe Patti

Let me just preface this entry by saying I am pretty much old school when it comes to attending performances. I don’t have any problem sitting passively in a dark room watching a perfo…

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Blair Underwood in This Week's Back Stage: April 12, 2012

Blair Underwood and "A Streetcar Named Desire" make the cover of Back Stage this week, and actor Michelle Yeoh talks to us about "The Lady."

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Notes from New York 5: Out-of-town openings, previews in town by Mark Shenton

Over my last few days in the US from where I returned yesterday morning, I made an out-of-town trip to Arlington, VA, to see the first production of a brand-new musical Brother Russia, with …

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The Aliens by Chloe Veltman

Caught Annie Baker's subtle play about modern manhood, The Aliens, in a beautifully crafted production at SF Playhouse over the weekend.Forgive the concision of this blog post, but I'm dog-t…

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#TeamTonyVincent April 10th by BroadwaySpotted

I am thrilled to announce that Tony Vincent, BROADWAY’S Tony Vincent, has made it past the battle round on NBC’s The Voice singing competition! He’s moving on to the live rounds and th…

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#TEAMTONYVINCENT Fan Support by BroadwaySpotted

#TEAMTONYVINCENT Fan Support The fans LOVE Tony Vincent on NBC's The Voice. VOTE VOTE VOTE and keep Tony and Broadway in the competition. From: BwaySpotted Views: 66 0 ratings Time…

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La Cage Redux by Peter Filichia

How I love being with an audience that’s seeing a musical for the first time during the show’s second year. It was my pleasure-filled experience on Tuesday night when I saw La Ca…

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TT: Lookback

From 2004: Reformers, like saints, can be awfully awkward people. Their singlemindedness is no small part of what makes them...

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TT: Almanac

"Anger makes dull men witty, but it keeps them poor." Francis Bacon, Apophthegms...

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The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess Launches New Video Blog

The Gershwins’ PORGY AND BESS will launch “Mariah’s Corner,” an exciting new video blog which will feature cast member NaTasha Yvette Williams answering your question…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)

SMASH Abridged: Episode 10 by Gil

"I just realized what I look like when they put this wig on me."...

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Fuse Visual Arts Essay: Gods in the Gallery — A Visit to the Museum of Russian Icons by Arts Fuse Editor

If the icon is both a window into the mystical experience of the painter and a door allowing the saint to come into the believer’s world, am I, unbeliever that I am, hoping to stand in the…

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Julie and Carol: So Nice, They Did It Twice by Peter Filichia

By Peter Filichia -- Julie Andrews played Maria von Trapp on stage two years before she started filming The Sound of Music. Well, at least in a manner of speaking. Andrews actually portr…

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Katie Pearl by League of Professional Theatre Women

Performance Maker, Director New Orleans, Louisiana; heading to Providence, Rhode Island soon, USA Recent inspiring thing:  “Say what you mean, literally and in all other senses.”…

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PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Nice Work If You Can Get It's Jennifer Laura Thompson by Matthew Blank

Jennifer Laura Thompson, currently back on Broadway in Nice Work If You Can Get It, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivia and pop-culture tidbits.

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Long Day's Journey Into Night, Starring David Suchet, Laurie Metcalf, Opens in West End April 10 by Mark Shenton

A new production of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night opens officially at the West End's Apollo Theatre April 10 following previews that began April 2, and a pri…

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After Dark, April 10, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

Leo On Dirty Kitchen Floor, the originalGetting The PictureIt's not that hard and it's not that expensive to make a decent first impressionby Gaëtan L. CharleboisOnce again this week we wer…

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Swinging "Skiffle" Rock of One Man, Two Guvnors Is Heard on U.S. Release of Cast Album, April 10 by Kenneth Jones

The London cast album of the new Broadway comedy One Man, Two Guvnors, featuring the band The Craze performing original songs by Grant Olding, and using original troupers including star Jame…

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STAGE TO SCREENS: Justin Long Jumps From TV to Films to Broadway's Seminar by Brandon Voss

Justin Long, the goofy-handsome actor of TV's "Ed," "New Girl" and Mac commercials — and Hollywood's "He's Just Not That Into You" and "L…

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Federer Versus Murray, With Gerda Stevenson and Dave Anderson, Opens Off-Broadway April 10 by Adam Hetrick

Gerda Stevenson's Federer Versus Murray opens in its U.S. debut April 10 as part of Scotland Week at 59E59 Theaters.

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Lonely, I'm Not Begins Off-Broadway, With Topher Grace as a Man on the Verge by Kenneth Jones

Topher Grace, of "That '70s Show," plays a young man who has been through the mill — and is ready for his next step — in Paul Weitz's Lonely, I'm Not, begin…

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Victoria Clark, Chuck Cooper, Jason Danieley, Kelli O'Hara Star in The Mikado, April 10 at Carnegie Hall by Andrew Gans

The Collegiate Chorale presents Gilbert and Sullivan's The Mikado, featuring a host of Broadway artists, April 10 at 6:30 PM at Carnegie Hall.

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Original Cast Recording of Newsies Is Released Digitally April 10 by Andrew Gans

The original Broadway cast recording of the new Disney musical Newsies, which recently opened at the Nederlander Theatre, is released digitally on iTunes April 10 from Ghostlight Records.

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Barbara Cook Returns to Feinstein's April 10 with Let's Fall in Love by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Barbara Cook, a recent Kennedy Center Honoree, offers a new program at Feinstein's at Loews Regency beginning April 10.

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PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: APRIL 10 by David Gewirtzman and Robet Viagas, Ernio Hernandez and Anne Bradley

1868 Birthday of master actor George Arliss, who starred in a series of historical vehicles, including Hamilton and Disraeli.

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Review: BROKE HOUSE by Andrew Rothkin

"Broke House is Chekhov's Three Sisters, reality TV, Grey Gardens and Jack Smith diced up and served fresh in a visually and technologically stunning, lighting fast performance matrix," the…

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La vida lucrative

Legit News: Ricky Martin the talk of 'Evita' opening-night party

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