Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Donna Vivino Defies Pottery by BroadwaySpotted

Donna Vivino Defies Pottery Broadway Hunger Games...Battle 2...Donna Vivino against Caissie Levy From: BwaySpotted Views: 51 3 ratings Time: 01:43 More in Entertainment

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/14/2012's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4142012.

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NY Review: 'Poor Baby Bree in I Am Going to Run Away' by Jason Fitzgerald

At La MaMa, Poor Baby Bree, a comic waif with a nose for Tin Pan Alley's dustbin, makes vaudeville strange, bizarre, and captivating all over again.

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

An Instinct for Kindness – review by Emma John

Trafalgar Studios, LondonEighteen months ago, Chris Larner took his ex-wife to Switzerland. She was in the later stages of multiple sclerosis: her limbs barely functional, exhausted by just …

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Long Day's Journey Into Night; Where Have I Been All My Life?; Chalet Lines – review by Susannah Clapp

Apollo, London; New Vic, Newcastle-under-Lyme; Bush, LondonEugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey into Night is a mighty work. It has a straight-from-the-heart punch, a long, allusive reach and…

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Johnny Flynn: 'I'd just had a kid and started having severe panic attacks' by Tom Lamont

Johnny Flynn on his role in the hit play Jerusalem, a troubled tour of the US and the problem of achieving a work-life balance…Hours back from a working trip to New York, hours away from a…

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Big and Small (Gross und Klein) - review by Euan Ferguson

Barbican, LondonThe good news, for fans of genuine deserve-it A-list celebrities or (more importantly) simply good acting, is that Cate Blanchett is beyond terrific. Whimperingly, blistering…

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Review: The Receptionist (Steep Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Adam Bock's *The Receptionist* has several enjoyable elements, but it’s difficult not to walk away from it slightly unsatisfied, since the main focus of the piece is the least compelling. …

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Danny DeVito: 'It all worked out for me. Life is good' by Barbara Ellen

Danny DeVito has had a successful career both in front of the camera and behind it. Now, at 67, he is preparing for his first West End run in The Sunshine Boys – and shows no sign of slowi…

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Review: The Butcher of Baraboo (A Red Orchid Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Despite fine performances – not to mention Grant Sabin’s ultra-realistic set – noone can save a play in which nothing feels at stake because nothing feels real. In the end, *The Butche…

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Big and Small, Barbican Theatre by Aleks Sierz

It’s the star factor. Tickets for Big and Small, by the controversial German writer Botho Strauss, are selling fast because Cate Blanchett is in it. Her protean presence in this production…

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On reinventing Clytemnestra by Gwyneth Lewis

Like many students, I read the Oresteia by Aeschylus as an undergraduate as part of a compulsory Tragedy paper. A while ago I was asked would I do a new version of the Oresteia. I’m not a …

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Larry! Dear Larry! Not the Olivier Awards

As the world of theatre gathers tonight to celebrate its finest, The Independent on Sunday asks its unsung heroes to take a bow

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Ann Widdecombe: 'I don't act... I have a talent to amuse'

She can't sing, she can't act, God knows she can't dance, and she struggles with basic O-level French. So what on earth is Ann Widdecombe, the hard-line Tory ex-minister of legend, doing app…

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Underman, The Roundhouse, London

The clown with a broken heart was already an overworked trope when Marcel Carné made the film Les Enfants du Paradis in 1939. A lovelorn acrobat in 2012, then, is hardly going to wring any …

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Long Day's Journey into Night, Apollo, London Uncle Vanya, Festival Theatre, Chichester Chalet Lines, Bush Theatre, London

A month in the country could drive anyone mad, even if all appears idyllic at first. It's August 1912 and the Tyrones – namely the veteran thespian James, his wife Mary and their two grown…

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Kathleen Turner: 'Sister's got passion'

Onetime screen siren Kathleen Turner talks about this new phase of her career.

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News: Live Tweeting: 2012 Olivier Award winners announced tonight

Winners of the 36th annual Olivier Awards (formerly the Laurence Olivier Awards), London's equivalent of the Tonys and the UK's most prestigious stage awards, are announced this evening (Sun…

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Players' story moves from court to stage in 'Magic/Bird'

NEW YORK • The American theater regularly portrays outsized figures we know from history. ESPN routinely packages narratives of athletes we know from sports broadcasts. Rarely, however, do…

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

News Nuggets: Stage version of 'The King's Speech' struggles in the UK by Gold Derby

Johnny Depp jammed with Marilyn Manson at the Golden Gods Awards: "Johnny Depp's life took a pretty different turn after he moved to L.A. with his band The Kids to try his hand at r…

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Ricky Martin is High Flying and Adored by Suzanna Bowling

Ricky Martin is High Flying and Adored: I love “Evita,” and as I was taking the escalator to the Marquis theatre, I was telling my friend just that.

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Magic/Byrd Seeks to Jump into Broadway by Suzanna Bowling

Magic/Byrd Seeks to Jump into Broadway: Brought by the producers and creators of last season’s “Lombardi,” Magic/Byrd jumps into the Longacre Theatre.

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Spectrum Dance Theater's 'Petruchska': The mobile version

Seattle's Spectrum Dance Theater stages a mobile "Petruchska" that works better in its parts than as a whole. 7:30 and 9 p.m. Fridays-Saturdays and 6:30 p.m. Sundays through April 22.

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A sweeping 'Titanic in Concert' at 5th Avenue

"Titanic in Concert," a rendering of the Maury Yeston-Peter Stone show, continues at the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle April 14 and 15.

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The Week in Culture Pictures, April 13 by The New York Times

A slide show of photographs of cultural events from this week.

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Review: We Are Proud to Present… (Victory Gardens) by Scotty Zacher

Jackie Sibblies Drury's new play *We Are Proud to Present…* isn’t pretty. It is frightening. But at a time when social consciousness needs a rude awakening, it is essential. Highly Recom…

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Can a Solo Performer Act Alone? by Todd London by HowlRound

This is a work of total subjectivity. I want you to know that from the outset. I also want you to know that I’m not tight with Mike Daisey. I mean, I’ve met him. He sat behind me on a pl…

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Pasadena Showcase House of Design 2012 – an inside view and review by Pauline Adamek

Exquisite detail and luxe touches – this year the legions of designers have truly outdone themselves. For several months numerous teams of dedicated interior designers, as well as countles…

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Dawn French to Judge Andrew Lloyd Webber's UK Musical Reality Show SUPERSTAR? by BroadwayWorld

According to a report by The Sun, ITV is in talks with Vicar of Dibley- and spoof-star Dawn French to judge its new musical reality show Superstar.

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French troupe takes dark spin on fairy tale

REVIEW: Ballet is a visual marvel that includes wall climbers and Gaultier costumes.

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Review: (Ottawa) Communion by The Charlebois Post

Stephanie MacDonald and Jenny Munday. Photo by Janet MacLellan.The Beauty of SimplicityMacIvor conquers at NACBy Jim MurchisonThe play starts in a therapist’s office while it rains. The ra…

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

The Commercial Theater Institute presents a case study on Godspell. by Ken

Two Godspell blogs in a week!  It’s like the old days!  (Can you believe it has almost been one year since the Day By Day blog began?) More big news from the Godspell camp this week …

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Review: A SLOW AIR by Lynn Marie Macy

New York audiences may be familiar with Scots playwright David Harrower from Manhattan Theatre Club's 2007 production of Blackbird. Here Harrower takes on the role of director as well as wri…

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A show with the word "divorce" in the title rarely conjures the image of an evening of fun entertainment, but the The Flea Theater and The Civilians have managed to do just that with You Bet…

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‘John & Beatrice’ at The Hub Theatre by Pat Davis by Pat Davis

The Hub Theatre’s production of John & Beatrice is riveting. The play is funny, poetic, suspenseful, and deep. A young woman advertises that she is an heiress who has never loved anyon…

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

McKinley Belcher III Discusses Being Bicoastal by McKinley Belcher III

Bouncing between NYC and L.A., performing in regional theater and auditioning for pilot season.

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Video of the Week: TITANIC on “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

With all of the discussions about the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, we decided to make our video of the week the opening number from TITANIC on “The Rosie O’Do…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Seth's Broadway Chatterbox With Melissa Errico! by Seth's Broadway Chatterbox

We're pleased to bring you Seth's latest candid chat with Broadway favorite Melissa Errico. After a sold out previous appearance at JOE'S PUB, Melissa Errico Back for More returns to the fam…

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New Play Institute 2010-2011 Illustrated Annual Report! by HowlRound

As the New Play Institute transitions to Emerson College as the new Center for the Theater Commons, we celebrate the accomplishments of the previous year with our annual report. This report …

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

NYC's Triad Theatre Presents JERSEY BOYS' Russell Fischer in UNCHARTED, 5/14 by BroadwayWorld

On Monday, May 14th at 7pm, direct from Jersey Boys, Russell Fischer will make his New York Cabaret debut in UNCHARTED at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street. Mr. Fischer revisits perfor…

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Yes, Virginia, the BSO can still sound great - Esa-Pekka Salonen proves it by Thomas Garvey

Salonen in action with Philharmonia.I confess that after Missa Solemnis a few weeks back, followed by a good-but-not-great "German Requiem," I felt like giving up on the BSO. I also didn't …

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)

Weekend Agenda: The Big Easy Edition by Lucky and The Mick

While you’re enjoying the last waning hours of life that you won’t spend thinking, talking, or dreaming about The 2012 Tony Awards, we thought we’d give you some conversati…

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Barbara Cook - Let’s Fall In Love

When Barbara cook sings, she takes a small golden arrow from her quiver and shoots it directly into your heart. This is all done sleight of hand. You don’t see a thing, but you feel the …

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The Three Stooges (Farrelly Brothers Reboot) by Trav S.D.

Three cheers to the Farrelly Brothers for getting the most important aspect of their long awaited Three Stooges feature right. The fidelity to the Stooges’ comic style is really as tru…

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'Time Stands Still': So much joy; so much pain

Donald Margulies' trenchant play, now at the Guthrie, explores the tension between finding hope in our private lives and the need to confront ugly reality.

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Barbara Cook “Let’s Fall in Love” at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency by Sandi Durell

As we frequently do, Times Square Chronicles loves to get two different takes on a performance artist.  Here’s a second one for Barbara Cook. Barbara Cook *photo Stephen Sorokoff My V…

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'Le Dernier Voyage' takes St. Louis Chamber Chorus on a journey

New commission is by father-son team.

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On the Beach: A New Generation by Jessica Williams

Culturebot Contributor Jessica Williams shares some thoughts about "On The Beach" - the recently concluded performances of work by emerging artists created in response to "Einstein on the Be…

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Exit Stage Left: The art of analysing scripts by Tristan Pate

It’s a theatrical legend that Anthony Hopkins reads a script more than 250 times before starting work on a character. Whether this is entirely true or not, it throws up an interesting deba…

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STAGE TUBE: Team StarKid Premieres HOLY MUSICAL B@MAN! by Stage Tube

Team StarKid, a youth-led theater company best known for its Harry Potter musical theater parody A Very Potter Musical starring Darren Criss, released its latest spoof Holy Musical Bman last…

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Photo Coverage: Matt Dengler, Cass Morgan et al. in HAROLD AND MAUDE at Tom Jones Festival! by Linda Lenzi

York Theatre Company, celebrating the legendary librettist and lyricist Tom Jones with Musicals in Mufti The Tom Jones Festival, presents the third musical in the spring series the New York …

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Josh Young Returned to JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Friday Evening by BroadwayWorld

Josh Young, who is starring as 'Judas' in Broadway's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR after originating the role in both the Startford and La Jolla productions of the show, returned to the production …

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/14- GUYS AND DOLLS by Stage Tube

Today in 1992, the second Broadway revival of Guys and Dolls opened at the Martin Beck Theatre now the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where it ran for 1143 performances. Guys and Dolls is a musical …

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Fuse Book Review: “Fairness and Freedom” — A Study in Binocular History by Arts Fuse Editor

"Fairness and Freedom" is a cultural/political/social history of the United States and New Zealand in one volume. To the general reader’s likely question, “Why would anyone put the two i…

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Rush Into The Woods To See Slow Burn Theatre Company by Bill Hirschman

Slow Burn Theatre Company’s current production of Into The Woods is a solidly delightful and enthralling evening that should not be missed by lovers of musical theater in the region – an…

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Calista Flockhart, Kelsey Grammer, Kiefer Sutherland Set for FOX's 25th Anniversary Special by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage veterans Gillian Anderson, Christina Applegate, David Duchovny, Calista Flockhart, Kesey Grammer, and Kiefer Sutherland will be among the celebrity participants for FOX's upcoming…

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Ellen Burstyn, Ciaran Hinds, Sigourney Weaver Set for USA's Political Animals by Andy Propst

Stage and screen star Ellen Burstyn will joiin Ciaran Hinds, Carla Gugino, Sebastian Stan, Sigourney Weaver and James Wolk in USA's six-hour drama series Political Animals, according t…

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‘Emily Skinner’ at The Barbara Cook Spotlight Series at The Kennedy Center by David Friscic by David Friscic

Broadway musical singer and stage actress Emily Skinner dazzled the crowd at the Kennedy Center’s Terrace Theatre Friday evening, April 13th, for a scintillating set of 13 songs inters…

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Hardworking young actor treads many, many boards

Tony Rodriguez has rocketed from "who" to "who else?"

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Dream Cast: Juno the Musical by BroadwaySpotted

More than anything, when I see something I think could or should be a show, I love to speculate about who would play what roles. I love the way casting works and I love sticking my favorite,…

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Designers Colin K. Bills, David Ghatan, and Matt Rowe on their Helen Hayes Awards Nominations by Joel Markowitz by Joel Markowitz

The Designers: Colin K. Bills, David Ghatan, and Matt Rowe Joel: Where were you when you found out that you had been nominated for a Helen Hayes Award, and what was your first reaction? C…

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Evita Review: Ricky Martin as Broadway Weatherman by Jonathan Mandell

Six decades after her death, three decades after her canonization on Broadway, Evita is back, as immense as a Cathedral, as intimidating as a fascist rally. A sing-through opera as popular a…

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Miller and Lyles by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Flournoy Miller of the team of Miller and Lyles. For a full article on the team, go here. Here’s some audio of them in action from 1921 courtesy Okeh Records: …

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BROADWAY RECALL: Remembering Olivier by Michael Dale

London's highest theatre honor is named for one of the 20th Century's finest actors.

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Woolly Mammoth "Arias with a Twist" by Susan Berlin

Twist's staging makes all the difference, as a six-member team of puppeteers manipulate his dizzying, frequently bawdy theatrical designs (just because it's a puppet show does not mean it's …

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Barbara Cook – Feinstein’s at The Loews Regency by Sandi Durell

  By: Susan Hasho     On Wednesday night, Barbara Cook moved slowly through the room, observing each table with a smile and accepting the audience’s enthusiastic applause. S…

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Synetic's "The Taming of the Shrew" by Susan Berlin

Synetic's adaptation of The Taming of the Shrew, now at the Shakespeare Theatre Company's Lansburgh Theatre in Washington, manages to blend psychological insights with the physicality of the…

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THEATER: The Big Meal by Aaron Riccio

In Sixty Miles to Silver Lake, Dan LeFranc smoothly glided between seven years worth of tender/awkward trips between a divorced father and his maturing son; in his even more ambitious a…

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Things We Love: 3D Street Art by TSF Crew by Tony

Check out more on their Flickr page.   (via Street Art Utopia and  Colossal) Tags: Things We LoveShare this: 

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EVITA – semi-revived on Broadway by Oscar E Moore

Something’s amiss in Argentina.  If only Forbidden Broadway - the highly successful musical revue that satirized the Great White Way’s hits and misses - was still running they w…

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Gore Vidal’s THE BEST MAN – a winner by a landslide by Oscar E Moore

1925 was an auspicious year.  Especially the month of October when Gore Vidal author of the 1960 scathingly sharp satire and up-to-the-minute mud slinging indictment of the political nomina…

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A Tale of Two Cities by Westport Country Playhouse

April 13, 2012by David DreyfoosDirector of ProductionIt was a typical day just like any other at the Playhouse, back at the beginning of 2011, when Managing Director Michael Ross and Artisti…

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Gore Vidal’s The Best Man on B'way: a winner by a landslide by Oscar E. Moore

This is about the best revival of a play that you will see this season. Immensely entertaining. Funny. Frightening. And so prescient.

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Evita: semi revived on Broadway by Oscar E. Moore

The show starts off great with actual newsreel footage of Eva Peron’s funeral and the Requiem and then in flashback proceeds to go downhill.

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End of the Rainbow by StageGrade

Are critics strewing garlands on "End of the Rainbow"?

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The Big Meal by Aaron Riccio

The Big Meal shifts across eighty years of dinners, starting with a random pickup between Sam and his waitress, Nicole, and ending with an epically casual goodbye that confronts death a…

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Barbara Cook: Let's Fall in Love by Wendy Caster

It's almost silly for Barbara Cook to sing "Let's Fall in Love" to the audience at Feinstein's; we all fell in love with her years ago--and, as she proves yet again, with good reason.How do …

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Evita by Carey Purcell

“Who would underestimate the actress now?” is asked of the titular character in the revival of Evita, currently in performances at the Marquis Theater. Well, one person, at least. That w…

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Premiere for New Haven's Donald Margulies' Play At the Geffen by Frank Rizzo

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright -- and New Haven resident -- Donald Margulies will premiere his latest, "Coney Island Christmas" at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles Nov. 20 to Dec…

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Social HR Camp by Rebecca Coleman

On May 16, I’ll be leading a session called Advanced YouTube, at the very first Social HR Camp. It should be fun, because it’s an un-conferince, which means that my role is less …

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HuffPost Review: ‘Hit the Wall’ Throws Emotional Punches as It Breaks Down Barriers for Gay Rights by Bob Bullen

Hit the Wall, a powerful new play about the Stonewall Uprising produced by the relatively newbie theater company The Inconvenience, is one of those shows everyone in Chicago is talking about…

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)

I Died On The Titanic

Titanic the musical, that is.'s Dana Farrington played a drowning victim as an eight-grader in 2002. The costumes and set were memorable in a good way, she says. But portraying the t…

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Time Out Theater Review: "Magic/Bird"

The new basketball-themed play, "Magic/Bird", opened this past week on Broadway.

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Friday, April 13, 2012

Tonight A Bit of Magic, Tomorrow an Evening of ImprovChristian Cagigal. Photo by Julie MichelleTonight I'm going to see the closing of The Collection an evening billed as a daring new experi…

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Where's Your God, NOW? by Don Hall

New York Magazine’s Dan Amira notes that every candidate who proclaimed that God had told them to run for the presidency has lost. Herman Cain, Michele Bachmann, Rick Perry, and finally Ri…

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World Premiere Preview April 13 14 15 2012: Online Shopping by Kurt Chiang

Do you ever feel like Micky Rooney? I do.It's really important to make sure not to sound like Micky Rooney. If I am going to do anything in this life, it's going to incorporate making sure…

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‘ALICE (in wonderland)’ at The Washington Ballet by Carolyn Kelemen by Carolyn Kelemen

Alice (in La La Land) takes us on a heady trip Moments before last night’s world premiere of ALICE (in wonderland), Septime Webre bounced onto the Eisenhower Theater stage as he has done s…

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Feature: BOOK REVIEW: Gerald Schoenfeld's Mr Broadway by Zachary Stewart

The late Chairman of the Shubert Organizations' autobiography is a captiving must-read.

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Louise Pitre and Judy Blazer talk about Mame at Goodspeed Musicals by TheaterMania

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

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A Journey into Fuerza Bruta by TheaterMania

A Journey into Fuerza Bruta TheaterMania's Man on the Street, Chris Carlone, meets cast members of the show and takes you on the journey of his evening at Fuerza Bruta From: theatermani…

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News Round-up: Jennifer Holliday Hits the Studio for Lysistrata Jones and more by TheaterMania

News Round-up: Jennifer Holliday Hits the Studio for Lysistrata Jones and more This week TheaterMania reports on a record-breaking gross at The Lion King, Jennifer Holliday on the Lysistrat…

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)

BWW's On This Day - April 14, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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'King' rules over all Broadway

Legit News: Disney tuner passes 'Phantom' as top-grossing Rialto show

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Humana showcases varied slate

Legit News: Several new plays show promise, talent

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Review: A Kind of Alaska / Krapp’s Last Tape by Edward Franklin

“Something is happening.” So begins Pinter’s A Kind of Alaska – the first play of Simon Godwin’s existentialist but eminently watchable double bill at Bristol Old Vic, which also c…

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Los Angeles Theater & Tour Review: BILLY ELLIOT (Pantages Theatre in Hollywood) by Samuel Bernstein

A VERY F***ING SPECIAL SHOW One of the big dramatic moments in Billy Elliot, making its Los Angeles premiere for a month-long run at the Pantages, comes late in the second act, when Billy’…

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Chicago Theater Review: MOTHERHOOD THE MUSICAL® (Royal George Theatre in Chicago) by Dan Zeff

MUSICAL STRIKES A UMBILICAL CHORD Motherhood the Musical doesn’t break any new ground in taking on the joys and tribulations of motherhood, nor does the 100-minute revue deliver any surpri…

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Capturing the Essence of a Legend

In the new Broadway play "End of the Rainbow," Tracie Bennett attempts to create a portrait that is instantly recognizable as Judy Garland but that resists caricature.

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)

“Ephemeral Evidence” Profiles: Rebecca Davis by Aaron Mattocks

Aaron Mattocks profiles Rebecca Davis, his artist partner for the Ephemeral Evidence show at Exit Art.

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Long 'March' toward the stage by Chris Jones

How did Frank Galati adapt E.L. Doctorow's novel about an almost unimaginable Civil War event? He took years, went big and kept it personal How did Frank Galati adapt E.L. Doctorow's novel …

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Review: 'How I Learned to Drive' by Howard Shapiro

Paula Vogel's "How I Learned to Drive" gets an excellent ride at Theatre Horizon. Inquirer theater critic Howard Shapiro reviews from Norristown.

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Septime Webre’s trippy ‘Alice (in Wonderland)’ is dazzling by Sarah Kaufman

In “Alice (in Wonderland),” Septime Webre’s trippy, dazzling new production for the Washington Ballet, the title character is not only a kid with a fantastic imagination — she’s al…

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Review: SLIP/SHOT by Toby Zinman

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Miriam Kulick and her "Open Heart" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Miriam Kulick, an actor, playwright, director and teacher, first performed "Open Hearts" at the 2011 Washington D.C. Fringe Festival where it was named Pick of The Fring…

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Theatre For Thought, April 14, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

IN DEFENSE OF CHARLIE BROWNjoel fishbaneYears ago a friend who shall remain nameless (hint: she’s part of the current cast of CMT’s The Singing Bee) gave me the script to You’re a Good…

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Sparring sibs run out of gas by Elisabeth Vincentelli

There’s something primal about one-on-one confrontations, and David Harrower knows it. The Scottish playwright’s acclaimed drama “Blackbird” pitted a middle-aged man against a woman …

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JKTS Interactive: HOT/HOTTER: Round 12: The Silver Foxes by JK


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PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: APRIL 14 by David Gewirtzman and Robert Viagas, Ernio Hernandez and Anne Bradley

1865 Our American Cousin starring Laura Keene is in performance tonight when John Wilkes Booth shoots President Abraham Lincoln at the Ford's Theatre in Washington D.C. Booth's broth…

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Sydney Theatre Company's Big and Small, Starring Cate Blanchett, Opens in London April 14 by Mark Shenton

The London run of Sydney Theatre Company's production of Botho Strauss' Big and Small (Gross und Klein) officially opens April 14 following an April 13 preview for a run th…

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West End Says Farewell to The Ladykillers, Absent Friends and The Pitmen Painters, All Closing April 14 by Mark Shenton

The West End runs of The Ladykillers, Absent Friends and The Pitmen Painters all end, as scheduled, April 14, at the Gielgud, Pinter and Duchess theatres, respectively.

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STAGE VIEWS: Broadway and Harold and Maude Star Donna Lynne Champlin by Andrew Gans's series features brief chats with actors commenting on their recent theatregoing experiences, what productions they are looking forward to and more. Here, via e-mail, we he…

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Bree Benton's One-Woman Musical, I Am Going to Run Away, Opens April 14 at The Club at La MaMa by Michael Gioia

La MaMa presents Poor Baby Bree in I Am Going to Run Away, a one-woman musical conceived and performed by Bree Benton, which officially opens April 14, following an April 13 preview, at…

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Held April 14; Green Day, Chris Rock, Bette Midler Among Presenters by Michael Gioia

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame holds it 27th annual induction ceremony April 14 in Cleveland. Punk rock band Green Day, whose music inspired the musical American Idiot, inducts Guns N' R…

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A Decade After The Producers, Matthew Broderick's Back in a Broadway Musical by Brandon Voss

Matthew Broderick punches the clock opposite Kelli O'Hara in the new Gershwin musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, his first Broadway musical since The Producers.

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CHART TOPPERS: Most-Read Stories, Week of April 1–7 by Judy Samelson

Here are the most-read stories for the week of April 1–7, 2012, from information compiled by

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Kelly Ripa Hosts TV Land Awards April 14; Michael McKean, Cindy Williams Accept Fan Favorite Award by Michael Gioia

Kelly Ripa hosts the tenth annual TV Land Awards, which will be filmed for future broadcast April 14 in New York City. Michael McKean, Cindy Williams, David L. Lander and Penny Marshall, for…

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THE WEEK AHEAD, April 14-20: Starcatcher, One Man and Clybourne Open; Godspell Welcomes New Jesus by Blake Ross's weekly planner reminds you that One Man brings British farce back to Broadway… Peter and the Starcatcher captures your inner child (you know, the one who would neve…

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Avenue Q's John Tartaglia Hosts Jim Henson's Musical World April 14 at Carnegie Hall by Michael Gioia

Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute presents Jim Henson's Musical World, family concerts featuring The New York Pops and music director Steven Reineke, April 14 in the Stern Audito…

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PLAYBILL BRIEF ENCOUNTER With Joe DiPietro, Librettist of Nice Work If You Can Get It by Kenneth Jones

Joe DiPietro, the Tony Award-winning librettist and co-songwriter of Memphis, gets in touch with his screwball-comedy passion for Broadway's "new" Gershwin musical Nice Work If…

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Kristin Marting by League of Professional Theatre Women

Director / Artistic Director of HERE New York, New York USA Where do you look for inspiration? All around this awesome city every day. What’s your favorite cocktail? A glass of Argentinian…

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