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

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“Massacre (Sing to Your Children)” by Byrne Harrison

By Olivia Jane Smith Photo by Sandra Coudert Jose Rivera’s “Massacre (Sing to Your Children)” begins amid the shock and adrenaline rush of a group of newbie killers who’ve just perp…

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

Community of Strangers by Mikah.berky

On an especially humid day in Eastern Tennessee, I walked into Larry’s trailer parts store to buy a shower surround, and left fifteen minutes later with the surround and an invitation for …

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

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 7pm (Broadway Time)

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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Kathleen Turner: 'Sister's got passion'

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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)

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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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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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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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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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/Bird by StageGrade

How do critics score "Magic/Bird"?

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

You Better Sit Down: Tales From My Parents' Divorce by

The Flea, The Civilians, Off Off Broadway By Rachel Merrill Moss BOTTOM LINE: An enjoyable hour’s worth of amusement that falls short of delivering a deeper takeaway. Usually, pare…

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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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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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Nine Days in Wales by Site Admin

Full travelogue at Blogcritics. Enjoy!

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Music Video for Whisperado’s “Teenage Popstar Girl” by Site Admin

From our new CD I’m Not the Road. Video directed by Daniel Azarian.

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Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 3pm (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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"Magic/Bird" Brings The NBA To Broadway

The NBA became part of Broadway history this week as the new basketball-themed play "Magic/Bird" looked to court some new fans.

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

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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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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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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Newsies by Songs From The Musicals

Newsies Jeremy Jordan and company in a promotional video featuring excerpts from the original Broadway production. No copyright infringement intended. F…

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

Once by Songs From The Musicals

Once Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti and company in a promotional video featuring excerpts from the original Broadway production. No copyright infringement intended. http://www.songsfromthemu…

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Carrie by Songs From The Musicals

Carrie Molly Ranson, Marin Mazzie and company in a promotional video featuring excerpts from the 2012 Off-Broadway production. No copyright infringement intended. http://www.songsfromthemu…

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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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'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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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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Bonnie & Clyde by Songs From The Musicals

Bonnie & Clyde Jeremy Jordan, Laura Osnes and company in a promotional video featuring excerpts from the original Broadway production. No copyright infringement intended.…

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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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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)

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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Is "End of the Rainbow" the End for Judy? by Jan Simpson

Movies and plays in which actors impersonate more famous celebrities aren’t my favorite form of entertainment. And yet I had really looked forward to seeing End of the Rainbow, the new mus…

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Leap of Faith by Doug Marino

In opening this review, I take note that I cannot find a show banner icon that does not have Raul Esparza's name atop the title.  Clearly the producers are hanging t…

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

New commission is by father-son team.

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

‘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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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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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 9am (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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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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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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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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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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Hardworking young actor treads many, many boards

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

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

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

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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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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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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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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War and healing: 'Time Stands Still' at the Unicorn packs a punch

The Unicorn Theatre scores with a well-executed production of "Time Stands Still," an absorbing drama by Donald Margulies that takes a hard look at fundamental questions about the nature of …

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

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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Evita by StageGrade

Are critics crying for "Evita"?

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

The Taming of the Shrew by StageGrade

Are the critics submitting to "The Taming of the Shrew"?

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

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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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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Arts | Connecticut: A Review of ‘Red’ in Hartford by Anita Gates

The revival of “Red” by John Logan focuses on the relationship between the artist Mark Rothko and a fictional assistant.

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

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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Arts | New Jersey: A Review of ‘Carry It On,’ in Red Bank, N.J. by Anita Gates

In an almost-solo revue, Maureen McGovern, best known for her Oscar-winning theme songs in two 1970s disaster movies, reminisces.

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Review: SLIP/SHOT by Toby Zinman

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


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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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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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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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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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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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Humana showcases varied slate

Legit News: Several new plays show promise, talent

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'King' rules over all Broadway

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

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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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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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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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