Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Get a new ‘Job’ by Frank Scheck

‘Why do the righteous suffer?” That question’s at the heart of the Old Testament’s Book of Job — one that will feel newly relevant to theatergoers who sit through “Job,” Thomas…

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Real-life death-row drama will set you free by Elisabeth Vincentelli

‘the Exonerated” is about a very exclusive club no one would ever want to join: those who made it out of death row alive. Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen’s play tells the real stories of…

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Ballet smiles on Greek god by Leigh Witchel

There’s no better way for New York City Ballet to kick off its fall season than with a celebration of its Dynamic Duo: George Balanchine and Igor Stravinsky. Tuesday night’s opening feat…

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No Great Mischief breathes tragedy in Tarragon revival: review by Richard Ouzounian

R.H. Thomson and David Fox mesmerize as they play out their intertwined destinies as the fated Alexander and Calum MacDonald. No Great Mischief

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X FACTOR RECAP: Auditions, Take Two! by Kelsey Denette

Are you ready to kick off another season of The X Factor OK, so this week is actually the second week, but better late than never, right Whether you missed the show or just want to re-live a…

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Chaplin by Diane Snyder

Chaplin—played with understatement and comic artistry by the relatively unknown Rob McClure—conjures up childhood memories to create his most famous character...

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Theater News: Cast Members from Broadway's Nice Work If You Can Get It Unveil Special Two Boots Pizza Slice by David Gordon

Cast members from Broadway's Nice Work If You Can Get It visited Two Boots Pizza in Hell's Kitchen on Wednesday, September 19 to celebrate the unveiling of the eatery's September "Broadway P…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Red Dog Howls by Doug Marino

Alexander Dinelaris' new play has taken a few years to make it to New York and it's pretty clear why you won't be seeing this one any time soon again.  It's wordy, over-indulgent, a bit…

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - New Clip from Lifetime's STEEL MAGNOLIAS by Stage Tube

The world premiere of the highly anticipated Lifetime Original Movie Event, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, is set to debut Sunday, October 7 at 9pm ETPT on Lifetime. Check out a new clip from the film bel…

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Theater Review: ‘The Exonerated,’ Revived at the Culture Project by Ken Jaworowski

“The Exonerated,” in a revival at the Culture Project, recounts the tales of six former death-row inmates, using their own words. And 10 years after its premiere, it is still unsettling.

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Theater Review: ‘Job,’ at the Flea Theater by Ben Brantley

“Job,” Thomas Bradshaw’s latest play, hews close to the Bible and eagerly dives into forbidden subject matter.

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Reviews: The Exonerated by Dan Bacalzo

The death penalty will always be controversial, but the case against it is made much more visceral by the tales told in The Exonerated, now receiving a mostly effective tenth anniversary pro…

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Reviews: Job by Andy Propst

With his newest play, Job, at The Flea Theater, playwright Thomas Bradshaw takes audiences on a simultaneously unsettling and exhilarating journey through one of the best known tales from th…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: First Look at Paul Rudd, Kate Arrington, Ed Asner and Michael Shannon in Broadway's GRACE! by BroadwayWorld

Grace, the acclaimed American play written by Award-winning writer Craig Wright Mistakes Were Made, Six Feet Under and directed by Dexter Bullard Tracy Letts BUG, will star Paul Rudd and Aca…

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Job Review: Why Good People Suffer, At The Flea by Jonathan Mandell

It is hard to know who to blame for the horribly wrong turn taken in Job, the Flea Theater’s initially promising stage adaptation of the Biblical Book of Job, the text that long has offere…

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Radio news: Radio Arts Foundation website is up

The new classical station isn't on the air yet, but they do have a website.

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"Love Story, The Musical" and "Pasek and Paul's Edges" in Philadelphia by Tim Dunleavy

[T]his adaptation of Erich Segal's simplistic, nuance-free 1970 novel about a rich boy who falls for a poor, saintly girl doesn't add any freshness to a romance that was already cliched fort…

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Andrew Hinderaker goes 3-for-3 with ‘Dirty’

Perhaps more than any playwright now at work, Chicago’s Andrew Hinderaker has his finger on the pulse of our time in terms of our bedeviled (and bedeviling) relationship to capitalism and,…

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Carrie Kaufman named GM of Porchlight Music Theatre

Carrie Kaufman, for many years the publisher and editor of Performink, the Chicago area theater newspaper, has been named general manager of Chicago’s Porchlight Music Theatre. She joins a…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

PHOTO CALL: Paul Rudd, Michael Shannon, Edward Asner and Kate Arrington Star in Broadway's Grace by Krissie Fullerton

Craig Wright's Grace, a four-person comedic drama set in Florida, began previews Sept. 13 prior to an official opening Oct. 4 at Broadway's Cort Theatre.

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Playwrights' Progress by Arena Stage

Have you ever wondered what our Resident Playwrights are up to? Shortly after I began at Arena this summer, I asked all of the Resident Playwrights to share some of the highlights of their r…

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Hearing Beckett, and what he sounds like to modern composers by Peter Marks

NEW YORK—How Washington theater lights Joy Zinoman and Holly Twyford came to make their New York debuts with the breathlessly spare playlets of Samuel Beckett is a story that has to be …

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Jimmy Smits to Star in THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT at Steppenwolf by BroadwayWorld

According to the Chicago Tribune, Broadway and TV actor Jimmy Smits will appear onstage in Steppenwolf Theatre's The Motherfker with the Hat in Chicago, directed by Anna D. Shapiro, who helm…

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Job by Wendy Caster

Sean McIntyre, Adam Lebowitz-Lockard Photo: Hunter CanningThe story of Job in the bible is one of the weirder episodes in a book full of weird episodes, and in The Flea Theater's produc…

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Los Angeles Theater Review: THREE VIEWS OF THE SAME OBJECT (Rogue Machine Theatre) by Samuel Bernstein

THREE DEGREES OF SEPARATION A woman asks for a martini in a highball glass and accuses her husband of peeing in the sink… again. He doesn’t cop to it, but doesn’t deny it. The couple s…

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Review: Jitney (Court Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Longing and connection form a nexus that underpins the whole of *Jitney*, the story of a tight-knit community struggling to maintain and make ends meet without getting obliterated by forces …

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Jimmy Smits to star in Steppenwolf’s ‘Mother------’

Jimmy Smits, the actor widely known for his many starring roles in such television shows as “L.A. Law,” “NYPD Blue,” “The West Wing” and “Dexter,” has been cast in the upcomi…

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Justin Levine to Play Joe's Pub, 9/24 by BroadwayWorld

For the first time ever, regular Joes Pub performer Justin Levine will dedicate an entire evening to his own eclectic work, which ranges from jazz to rock to gospel to the blues and more. Th…

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Photo Coverage: Meet The Cast of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS- Al Pacino, Bobby Cannavale and More! by Walter McBride

The box office opened yesterday for the Broadway revival of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre on Tuesday, September 18th at 10am. GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS will begin its limite…

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Chicago Theater Review: THE SPITFIRE GRILL (Boho Theatre) by Kristin Walters

BLAND MEAT COOKED WELL IN THE SPITFIRE GRILL Boho Theatre’s rendition of James Valcq and Fred Alley’s simple musical The Spitfire Grill demonstrates the redemptive power of acceptance, f…

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Thornridge High School alumni return home to found the Collective Theatre

Sometimes you can go home again, and something wonderful happens. That’s one way to describe the journey of six Thornridge High School alumni who’ve returned to Chicago to found The Coll…

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Bully Boy, St James Theatre by Veronica Lee

The St. James Theatre has risen, phoenix-like, almost literally from the ashes of the Westminster Theatre, which was first a chapel, then a cinema and latterly a drama theatre that played ho…

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Hindle Wakes, Finborough Theatre/The Man on Her Mind, Charing Cross Theatre by Laura Silverman

When Hindle Wakes opened in 1912 in London, the script was burned in the street. Stanley Houghton, a member of the Manchester School of playwrights, had exposed one of society's double stand…

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What is fascinating is Lisa D’Amour’s style. She brings you into the play well after it has started. Mary (Amy Ryan) and Ben (David Schwimmer) are hosting a back yard barbeque for thei…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Los Angeles Theater Review: COLLECTED STORIES (Odyssey Theatre) by Tom Chaits

COLLECTED STORIES: A SNOOZE INDUCING  ”WRITE” OF PASSAGE As a critic I hope for one of two things: either a production is fantastic or, to be blunt, it sucks. For me at least, a…

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Ryan Murphy on Why He's Bringing THE NORMAL HEART to the Big Screen by BroadwayWorld

Ryan Murphy is a very busy man these days. With three televisions shows on the air Glee, American Horror Story, and the New Normal, he is also working on bringing the Tony-winning The Normal…

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Goodman Theatre’s ‘Sweet Bird of Youth’ takes flight

“Of course, you were crowned with laurel in the beginning, your gold hair was wreathed with laurel, but the gold is thinning and the laurel has withered. Face it — pitiful monster. Of co…

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Theater News: Jenn Colella, Thomas Meehan, Rob McClure Set for Chaplin Discussion at Greene Space by David Gordon

Chaplin stars Rob McClure, Jenn Colella, and co-book writer Thomas Meehan will take part in a discussion with WQXR's Elliot Forrest on Friday, October 5 at The Jerome L. Green Performance Sp…

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TheaterMania U: Child's Play by Alexis Scheer

Hey, TheaterMania readers! I'm Alexis. And right now I'm faced with the suddenly overwhelming task of introducing myself. Why, overwhelming? Well, I feel like Paul from A Chorus Line right a…

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Silence! The Musical – LA theater review by Pauline Adamek

Fans of Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, serial killers and musicals – look no further for a rollicking night of entertainment with Silence! The Musical, an over-the-top and ultra-broad spoo…

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Watch Lea Salonga, George Takei & Telly Leung in Allegiance & Hear Why They're 'Determined' to Bring the Musical to Broadway by

The new musical Allegiance opens on September 19 at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego. chatted with the show's stars about this touching world premiere.

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Photo Flash: Berry Gordy, Paul McCartney Launch Motown Museum's Project: Harmony by Dan Bacalzo

Motown founder Berry Gordy and legendary singer/songwriter Paul McCartney launched Project: Harmony -- which celebrates Motown's lasting legacy -- at a charitable event to benefit Motown Mu

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Review: (Vancouver) Clybourne Park by The Charlebois Post

Robert Moloney, Deborah Williams, Marci T. House and Daren Herbert. Photo by David Cooper.Races in the Parkby David C. JonesBruce Norris wrote Clybourne Park, first produced in 2010, in resp…

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Alan Ayckbourn, premieres pop up in ACT's 2013 season

A new comedy by a Seattle author, a Tony Award-nominated Broadway drama, an Alan Ayckbourn play directed by the author himself and a modern spin on a Thornton Wilder classic will be part of …

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BC/EFA Broadway Flea Market This Weekend by Byrne Harrison


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Always Be...Charming: Meet Al Pacino, Bobby Cannavale and the Stars of Glengarry Glen Ross by

David Mamet’s Pulitzer Prize and Tony-winning, expletive-filled drama Glengarry Glen Ross returns to Broadway on October 16 with a cast of thoroughbred stars. Hear all about this reviv…

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The Afternoon Report, Wednesday, September 19, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Wednesday, September 19, 2012 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter – Click on any hyperlinked  item for more i…

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Review: Dreams of a better life in 'Rome' give way to reality by Margaret Gray

In "Roma al final de la via" (Rome at the End of the Line) by the Tijuana playwright Daniel Serrano, two 7-year-old girls in a Mexican village decide to run away to Rome. Having neither tick…

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Tom Teti Will Star in World Premiere of Mark Twain: Sacred Cows Make the Best Hamburgers in PA by Michael Gioia

People's Light & Theatre will present the world premiere of Mark Twain: Sacred Cows Make the Best Hamburgers, beginning Oct. 10, prior to an official opening Oct. 13, at the Steinbri…

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MOTOWN founder Berry Gordy and Paul McCartney Launch Motown Museum’s Project Harmony by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

One of Motown’s prized musical instruments, a nine-foot 1877 Steinway grand piano, made its debut at a charitable event to benefit Motown Museum at Steinway Hall in New York City on Tuesda…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

LAST DAYS! The Grönholm Method – LA theater review by Pauline Adamek

  I’ve been struggling to find a tasteful way to describe Jordi Galcerán Ferrer’s fine play that is currently running at the Falcon Theatre in Toluca Lake, but I can’t seem to co…

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Christine Ebersole Opens On Stage at Kingsborough's 2012-13 Season, 10/13 by BroadwayWorld

On Stage at Kingsborough has announced the first presentation of its 2012-2013 season of Cabaret, Doo Wop, Klezmer, and Opera In Cinema from internationally-renowned artists in exclusive Bro…

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Hear the Latest Headlines Like Never Before with Perez Hilton, Christine Pedi and the Cast of NEWSical by

Gossip king Perez Hilton makes his off-Broadway debut delivering the news in the musical revue NEWSical the Musical. has your first look at Perez and co. as they make headlines …

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PHOTO CALL: Matthew Saldivar, Dave Barry and "Stached" Starcatcher Fans Celebrate "Talk Like a Pirate Day" by Matthew Blank

Mustached fans of Peter and the Starcatcher had the chance to win some booty on Sept. 19 (aka "Talk Like a Pirate Day") in the form of free tickets to the evening performance of th…

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Photo Flash: Dave Barry, Matthew Saldivar Celebrate Talk Like a Pirate Day at Broadway's Peter and the Starcatcher by Dan Bacalzo

Humorist Dave Barry and actor Matthew Saldivar joined fans outside the Brooks Atkinson Theatre to celebrate the 10th annual "International Talk Like a Pirate Day" on the morning of Wednesday

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Mitch Jarvis and Michael Cunio Will Star in Prospect's Concert of Euripides-Inspired Rock Musical The Rockae by Michael Gioia

Prospect Theater Company will kick off its 2012-13 season with a one-night-only concert presentation of The Rockae, a hard-rock musical based on Euripides' The Bacchae, Oct. 7 at (le) Po…

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Matthew Saldivar & Dave Barry Celebrate 'Stache Day' at Peter and the Starcatcher by

Facial hair is important at Peter and the Starcatcher: Just ask comic pirate Black Stache (a.k.a. Matthew Saldivar) and his crew. On September 19, Saldivar and syndicated humor columnist Dav…

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Carrie Kaufman hamed GM of Porchlight Music Theatre

Carrie Kaufman, for many years the publisher and editor of Performink, the Chicago area theater newspaper, has been named general manager of Chicago’s Porchlight Music Theatre. She joins a…

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Get an Emotional Video First Look at Jake Gyllenhaal, Annie Funke & More in If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet by

Jake Gyllenhaal is making his off-Broadway debut in If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet, with Annie Funke, Brian F. O’Byrne and Michelle Gomez. Get a sneak peek at Nick Payne…

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The Boys Are Back in Town! Check Out Al Pacino, Bobby Cannavale and the Stars of Glengarry Glen Ross by

F@¢k yeah! The sleazy, cutthroat salesmen at the center of David Mamet’s Pulitzer, Tony and Olivier Award-winning drama Glengarry Glen Ross are back on Broadway beginning October …

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Theater Review: ‘Sounding Beckett,’ at the Classic Stage Company by Anita Gates

“Sounding Beckett,” directed by Joy Zinoman, features three Samuel Beckett plays written rather late in his life.

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WNYC & WQXR's Greene Space Hosts INSIDE LOOK: CHAPLIN with Rob McClure, Jenn Colella and Tom Meehan, 10/5 by BroadwayWorld

On Friday, October 5 at 5pm, The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC and WQXR will present a conversation and performance with cast and artistic team members of Broadways Chaplin.

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Stage Adaptation of My Name Is Asher Lev, Starring Ari Brand, to Play Off-Broadway's Westside Theatre by

A stage adaptation of Chaim Potok’s novel My Name Is Asher Lev is heading to off-Broadway’s Westside Theater starring Ari Brand, according to The New York Times. Adapted by playw…

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Ryan Murphy's Love of 'Protest and Anarchy' Are the Driving Force Behind The Normal Heart Film by

With the first season of Glee creator Ryan Murphy's new comedy, The New Normal, barely underway, the writer/director/producer is already at work on another ambitious project: a film…

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TheaterMania U: Hosanna, Hey Sanna, How Dost Thine Art? by Ran Xia

Paul Nolan, who played the title role in last season's Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar, recently scored the role of Ben in the upcoming musical Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots at …

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Al Pacino and the Cast of Glengarry Glen Ross Tackle David Mamet's Musical Language

Al Pacino, Bobby Cannavale, David Harbour and Richard Schiff are starring in a new Broadway production of Glengarry Glen Ross, David Mamet's acidic comic-drama about desperate real-e…

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Los Angeles Theater Review: ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR (South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa) by Mark Alan Anderson

LIFE IN THE KITCHEN Suicide is no laughing matter.  No laughing matter, that is, until someone tries to commit it repeatedly in a room full of oblivious friends.  Then it’s hilarious. Al…

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Cosmic Forces by Francis

I know it sounds so cliché, but this year, time did fly by, like Dreamliner-speed fly by.  After a blur of a difficult summer, I’ve suddenly found myself in early September and right sma…

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‘Robin Pru’ Gets Under My Skin in Pasadena by Julio Martinez

Robert Sternin and Prudence Fraser emerge from 300 episodes of series TV -- about half of them from The Nanny -- to enjoy the relatively luxurious schedule of writing and polishing a play. T…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Mitch Jarvis, Michael Cunio to Lead THE ROCKAE Benefit for Prospect Theatre Company by BroadwayWorld

Prospect Theater Company, one of Americas leading producers of new musical theater, will kick off its 2012-2013 season with a one-night-only concert presentation of The Rockae, a hard rock m…

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F. Murray Abraham to Guest Star on HOMELAND Season 2 by BroadwayWorld

According to Entertainment Weekly, stage and screen star F. Murray Abraham has signed on to appear in the second season of Showtime's 'Homeland.' Abraham will star as 'a brilliant intelligen…

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The Value of Collaboration by Michael Elyanow by HowlRound

Shortly after my play The Children premiered this past spring at The Theatre @ Boston Court, an incredible thing happened: I got a job copywriting. Thirty hours a week. A permanent writing g…

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Barbra Streisand's "Release Me" Album/DVD Will Be Sold On QVC Sept. 20 by Adam Hetrick and Andrew Gans

Barbra Streisand's upcoming album of never-before-heard material, "Release Me," featuring songs from The Wiz, Brigadoon and Finian's Rainbow, will be released digitally Oct…

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NY1 Online: On Stage [Full Program] 9/15/12

Donna Karger hosts the September 15, 2012, edition of On Stage.

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"Modern Family" Star Jesse Tyler Ferguson Announces Engagement to Justin Mikita by Michael Gioia

Stage and screen actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson popped the question to lawyer and longtime boyfriend Justin Mikita, according to the couple's recent video introducing their new foundation &q…

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Chilina Kennedy in A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder by Richard Ouzounian

Jesus Christ Superstar actress Chilina Kennedy lands role in comic musical based on novel Israel Rank

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Celebrity News: Cyndi Lauper and Jon Cryer Appear on Anderson Cooper's Anderson Live by David Gordon

Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Cyndi Lauper -- who's penned the score for the upcoming Broadway musical Kinky Boots -- and screen and stage veteran Jon Cryer appeared on the Wednesday, Sep…

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Perez Hilton Gives Wendy Williams ‘The Inside Scoop’ on Amanda Bynes, Kayne & Kim and NEWSical by

NEWSical headliner Perez Hilton stopped by The Wendy Williams Show on September 19 to dish the dirt in Wendy’s juicy segment “The Inside Scoop.” Hilton gave his thoughts on…

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Perez Hilton Gives Wendy Williams ‘The Inside Scoop’ on Amanda Bynes, Kanye & Kim and NEWSical by

NEWSical headliner Perez Hilton stopped by The Wendy Williams Show on September 19 to dish the dirt in Wendy’s juicy segment “The Inside Scoop.” Hilton gave his thoughts on…

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BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Jake Gyllenhaal and More in IF THERE IS I HAVEN'T FOUND IT YET by BroadwayWorld TV

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic Director presents If There Is I Havent Found It Yet featuring Annie Funke Anna, Michelle Gomez Fiona, Jake Gyllenhaal Terry and Bran F. OByrn…

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PHOTO ARCHIVE: Michael Cerveris on the New York Stage by Matthew Blank

On May 1 of this year Michael Cerveris received his 5th career Tony nomination for his featured performance in Evita. He won the 2004 Tony for Assassins. looks at his career on …

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ArtsBeat: 'My Name Is Asher Lev' Coming to Off Broadway by Patrick Healy

The acclaimed production from the Long Wharf Theater in New Haven is scheduled to open at the Westside Theater in November.

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Theater News: Nice Work If You Can Get It Original Cast Recording Streaming on WNYC by David Gordon

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Nice Work If You Can Get It is currently being streamed in its entirety on WNYC's Soundcheck Blog. The album will be available exclusively on that sit…

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Theater News: Pat Kinevane's Silent to Receive West Coast Premiere by Sarah Moore

The Odyssey Theatre Ensemble and Fishamble will present the West Coast premiere of Pat Kinevane's Silent, from November 23 to December 9 at the Odyssey.Silent is a powerful and touching stor…

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Chicago’s JAM Theatricals and Phillie’s SMG sign management agreement for National Theatre by Lorraine Treanor

Look for the marquee of the National Theatre to light up 13th and Pennsylvania Avenue more often. The Trustees of the National Theatre Corporation (NTC), in Washington, D.C., have just annou…

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pH Productions Seeking Donations for New Venue by Chicago Plays

pH Productions is opening a new theater and seeking to borrow some items before opening next month. If you are able to donate or borrow any of the items below please contact Mary Walsh at ma…

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Review: The Sound of Music (Chamber Opera Chicago) by Scotty Zacher

The Sound of Music is a universally-beloved musical. Chamber Opera Chicago’s production is a prime example, however, of how one performance can taint two and a half hours of enjoyment. (r…

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Call for Submissions: HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) 2013 by NYTE Small Press

This item from Barbara Harrison, program intern HERE has been one of New York’s most prolific producing organizations since 1993, and today, stands at the forefront of the city’s present…

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Industry Ticket Offers by Chicago Plays

Purple Fluffy Butter Bubbles – Stage 773 at 1225 W. Belmont Ave. is offering $5 industry tickets for their performance on Sunday September 23rd at 3:00pm. Please call 773.327.5252 and ment…

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TV News: F. Murray Abraham Joins Showtime's Homeland in Recurring Role by David Gordon

Academy Award-winner F. Murray Abraham has joined the cast of the hit Showtime series Homeland in a recurring role, according to Entertainment Weekly.The stage and screen favorite will appea…

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TheaterMania U: Children by Timothy Thompson

Over the years, I have been fortunate enough to have teachers who continue to motivate and inspire me, always demanding my best work. Upon reflection, I realize that it was the passion and c…

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San Francisco Theater Review: THE PLAY ABOUT THE BABY (Custom Made Theatre Co.) by Stacy Trevenon

LOTS OF LEVELS TO PLAY WITH If you tend to like plays with concrete storylines, well-defined goals, and a balance of symbolism integrated into reality, you may find The Custom-Made Theatre …

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The Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR presents an Inside Look at Broadway’s CHAPLIN on Friday, October 5 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

On Friday, October 5 at 5pm, The Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at WNYC and WQXR will present a conversation and performance with cast and artistic team members of Broadway’s CHAP…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

West End's We Will Rock You to Release 10th Anniversary Recording by

A special two-disc album commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Queen musical We Will Rock You, which has been playing on London’s West End since May 2002, will be released by EMI R…

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Highlights From Allegiance Starring Lea Salonga, Telly Leung and George Takei

Stafford Arima directs the world premiere of Allegiance — A New American Musical, a history-inspired story which charts the lives of some of the 120,000 Japanese Americans who were place…

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James Gandolfini Set for CRIMINAL JUSTICE Pilot for HBO by TV News Desk

According to The Hollywood Reporter, James Gandolfini will star in a pilot for HBO titled CRIMINAL JUSTICE. The drama will be based on the BBC BAFTA-award winning series from Peter Moffat. I…

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'La Sonnambula': Washington Concert Opera's glorious bel canto

Another treasure at Lisner by DC's little opera company that could.

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World Premiere "Year of the Rabbit" by Sharon Perlmutter

I don't think I'd ever actually considered the possibility that our soldiers fighting in the Middle East might be the children of our soldiers who fought in Vietnam. Keliher Walsh's world pr…

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World Premiere "Three Views of the Same Object" by Sharon Perlmutter

It's a play about agingStop! Wait! Don't turn away! It's an honest, frank-and-sometimes-funny look at people making difficult life decisions at a time of life when their conversation focuse…

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FREEZE FRAME: Meet The Cast of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS- Al Pacino, Bobby Cannavale and More! by Walter McBride

The box office opened yesterday for the Broadway revival of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre 236 West 45th Street on Tuesday, September 18th at 10am. GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS …

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Celebrity News: Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Justin Mikita Announce Their Engagement and Creation of Tie the Knot Foundation by David Gordon

Stage and screen favorite Jesse Tyler Ferguson and longtime boyfriend, lawyer Justin Mikita have announced their engagement in a YouTube video to promote their new foundation Tie the Knot.Th…

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Wicked's Kyle Dean Massey on His Obsessions with the Rockettes, DIY and Hitchcock by

Broadway stars know what’s hot in entertainment, fashion and pop culture, so decided it was high time to tap in to the after-hours obsessions of our favorite stage actors.…

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Jake Gyllenhaal to Make Appearance on LIVE! WITH KELLY & MICHAEL Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

If There Is I Havent Found It Yets Jake Gyllenhaal will appear on ABCs Live with Kelly and Michael tomorrow, Thursday, September 20th between 900AM-1000AM on channel 7.

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Bernadette Peters Set to Headline the 22nd Annual Price Center Gala, 10/5 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway superstar Bernadette Peters will headline the 22nd annual gala to benefit The Price Center, a regionalleader in providing care to adults with developmental disabilities.

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Disney film to show how "Mary Poppins" flew from book to screen

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The tale of how the world's most beloved nanny, Mary Poppins, flew from the pages of a popular book onto the big screen is the subject of a new film starring Tom Hank…

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Neil Patrick Harris Is Scared of a Haunted Mansion

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Jesse Tyler Ferguson to Tie the Knot with Justin Mikita by BroadwayWorld

According to, Jesse Tyler Ferguson of 'Modern Family' will be starting a family of his own with Justin Mikita very soon, as the two have become engaged. Ferguson revealed his marr…

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Post Comedy Week: Don’t Get Bored of Us and Leave by Noah Love

David Dineen-Porter put three months into planning Tuesday night's show as a surprise birthday tribute to his co-host, Tom Henry

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Extra! Extra! Newsies Leading Man Corey Cott Is’s Newest Video Blogger by has a brand new backstage video blogger: Newsies star Corey Cott! has given Cott, who plays head newsboy Jack Kelly in the hit Disney musical, a came…

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Listen to Barbara Cook's LOVERMAN Album Now! by BroadwayWorld

On September 25th, music legend Barbara Cook releases an all new recording, Loverman, her latest from DRG Records. Loverman is somewhat of a departure from Ms. Cooks traditional Broadway rep…

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Celebrity News: The Rockettes Named Godmothers of Norwegian Cruise Line's New Ocean Liner by David Gordon

The Radio City Rockettes have become the official Godmothers of Norwegian Cruise Line's new ocean liner, the Norwegian Breakaway, which will be christened in New York City on May 8, 2013. Th…

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Amanda Palmer update! She's as inspiring and giving as ever! by Thomas Garvey

As you may know, local chanteuse and former "human statue" Amanda Palmer holds the record when it comes to begging gullible hipsters to fund her career - in fact, her foolish fans coughed up…

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Let Her Entertain You: Bernadette Peters Will Headline Price Center's 22nd Annual Gala by Andrew Gans

Two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters, who was most recently seen on Broadway in the award-winning revival of Follies, will headline the 22nd annual gala to benefit The Price Center, a reg…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Theater News: Matthew Holzfeind to Star in Bailiwick's Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson by Sarah Moore

Bailiwick Chicago will kick off its 2012-2013 season with the rock musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at the National Pastime Theater. Performances will take place from October 4 to Novemb…

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IF THERE IS’… Jake Gyllenhaal on “Live! with Kelly & Michael” tomorrow by Amy Kass

If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet’s Jake Gyllenhaal will appear on ABC’s “Live! with Kelly and Michael” tomorrow, Thursday, September 20th between 9:00AM-10:00AM on channel 7. Rou…

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South Korean political art – LA art review by Pauline Adamek

As the first group exhibition introducing the wide-ranging work of South Korean political art to an American audience, Being Political Popular: South Korean Art at the Intersection of Popula…

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San Francisco Reading of 8 Will Feature Dustin Lance Black, Holland Taylor, Luke Macfarlane by Adam Hetrick

Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black will take part in a San Francisco reading of his stage drama 8, chronicling California's anti-gay marriage legislation Prop 8, Oct. 7 at the Ameri…

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A Christmas Story Cast Album to be Released Ahead of the Musical's Broadway Run by

The studio cast album for A Christmas Story, the upcoming Broadway musical based on the 1983 holiday classic, will be released digitally through Masterworks Broadway on September 25, before …

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TV News: Bill Camp, James Gandolfini Lead Cast of HBO Pilot Criminal Justice by David Gordon

Stage and screen veteran James Gandolfini and Bill Camp are among the cast of the new HBO pilot Criminal Justice, according to Deadline.The New York-set crime drama, inspired by Peter Moffat…

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This is the Moment – Jekyll and Hyde tickets on sale here by Broadway Reviewed

TweetSo I’m sort of excited that the broadway touring cast of Jekyll and Hyde is coming to the Kennedy Center here in DC and you can already get your broadway tickets on sale by clicki…

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Holland Taylor, Luke Macfarlane, and More Set for 8 Reading at ACT, 10/7 by BroadwayWorld

American Conservatory Theater A.C.T., in association with the American Foundation for Equal Rights AFER and Broadway Impact, announced today the casting for the one-night-only staged reading…

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TV News: Jake Gyllenhaal to Guest on Live! with Kelly and Michael by Dan Bacalzo

Stage and screen star Jake Gyllenhaal will be a guest on ABC's Live! with Kelly and Michael tomorrow morning, September 19.Later that evening, the actor will open in the Off-Broadway product…

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Jimmy Smits headed to Steppenwolf stage by Chris Jones

Jimmy Smits, known for his TV work on "L.A. Law," "NYPD Blue," and "The West Wing" is headed to the stage of the Steppenwolf Theatre in Chicago.

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Twin Talents Shine in “THOSE FABULOUS DORSEYS” by David Dow Bentley III

If there had been any question as to whether the 59E59 Theaters complex is a Mid-Town Manhattan Mecca for presenting cutting edge variety in the performing arts, the current run of “The An…

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Michael Healey’s ‘Proud’ mixes sex and politics by Richard Ouzounian

For some people, Proud, opening this Saturday at the Berkeley Street Theatre, is Michael Healey’s play that was rejected by the Tarragon Theatre.

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F. Murray Abraham to Join Mandy Patinkin and Claire Danes on TV's Homeland by

F. Murray Abraham will join the cast of TV's Homeland for the Emmy-nominated series' upcoming second season, according to Entertainment Weekly. Abraham will play Dar Adul, a bri…

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New Barbara Cook CD, "Loverman," Due Sept. 25 by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Barbara Cook's latest solo recording, entitled "Loverman," will be released on the DRG Records label Sept. 25.

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New Barbara Cook CD, "Loverman," Now Available for Live Streaming by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Barbara Cook's latest solo recording, entitled "Loverman," will be released on the DRG Records label Sept. 25.

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A neglected tale of abandoned children by Kerry Reid

British playwright Polly Stenham is still in her mid-20s, but she has received the kind of attention from the London theater power brokers — commissions, awards and lavish praise ̵…

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STAGE TUBE: First Look at Jarrod Emick, Lauren Kennedy and More in Flat Rock's ZELDA: AN AMERICAN LOVE STORY - Performance Highlights! by Stage Tube

Flat Rock Playhouse is teaming with veteran Broadway composer Frank Wildhorn For The Glory, The Scarlet Pimpernel, Wonderland and lyricist Jack Murphy on a brand new jazz age musical set in …

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Cabaret review: Linda Lavin by Joe Dziemianowicz

After 17 years of living in Wilmington, N.C., Linda Lavin’s moved back to New York. On Monday at snazzy subterranean 54 Below, she cel…

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Photo Flash: Bobby Cannavale, Al Pacino and Cast of Glengarry Glen Ross Meet the Press by David Gordon

The cast of Broadway's Glengarry Glen Ross met the press Wednesday, September 19 at Ballet Hispanico. Daniel Sullivan directs the revival of David Mamet's Pulitzer Prize-winning pla

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2 Minutes with Greta: Michael Healey by Praxis

Greta takes on one of her most difficult interviews yet.  Although the Prime Minister seems rather disappointed that it is Greta and not Peter Mansbridge, she does manage to cajole him into…

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Engaged! Modern Family Star and Broadway Vet Jesse Tyler Ferguson Pops 'The Big Q' by

Modern Family star and Broadway alum Jesse Tyler Ferguson proposed to his boyfriend, lawyer Justin Mikita…and he said yes! “It’s true, I popped the big Q,” Ferguson …

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Performances Begin Tomorrow for York Theatre Company's LAST DANCE by BroadwayWorld

The York Theatre Company James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director, in association with Robert D. Wachs producer of the hit films Beverly Hills Cop, Beverly Hills Cop 2, Coming to America, p…

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Theater News: Phillip Brandon, Niketa Calame Among Cast of ICT's Ain't Misbehavin' by Sarah Moore

International City Theatre will close its 2012 season with Ain't Misbehavin' the Tony Award-winning musical revue based on the life of Thomas "Fats" Waller. Saundra McClain will direct. Per…

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Living Room's unconventional 'Sex, Drugs, Rock & Roll'

Twelve against one aren't very good odds, unless you happen to be making theater in a strange new way.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Cast Album Gets 9/25 Digital Release! by BroadwayWorld

Ralphie Parker wants only one thing for Christmas a Red Ryder BB Gun. Of course thatll come as no surprise to the legion of fans of the beloved 1983 movie A Christmas Story. But this holida…

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Theater News: Dustin Lance Black, Luke Macfarlane, Holland Taylor to Perform Staged Reading of 8 by Dan Bacalzo

Dustin Lance Black, Neil Giuliano, Cleve Jones, Luke Macfarlane, Jonathan Moscone, John A. Pérez and Holland Taylor will be featured in the American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) benefit st…

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Vegas off the Strip by Chloe Veltman

What made last week's Public Radio Program Directors Conference in Las Vegas barely tolerable was getting off The Strip for an evening.I have visited Vegas before several times (for conferen…

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Stephen Hanna Joins the Cast of SILENCE! Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Beginning tonight, September 19th, Stephen Hanna will be the new Dream Hannibal in Off-Broadway’s SILENCE! The Musical at the new Elektra Theatre in the heart of Times Square. The Elektra …

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Tori Amos' THE LIGHT PRINCESS Musical to Play National Theatre in 2013 by BroadwayWorld

According to the BBC, Tori Amos will soon bring her new musical, The Light Princess, to the stage. The show will premiere at the National Theatre in 2013. She told BBC 'If the fairies are wi…

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‘Pitch Perfect’ has local talent…. by Peter D. Kramer

Kind of addicted to this video from the cast of “Pitch Perfect,” which hits theaters in New York next weekend and wider the week after. New City’s Skylar Astin, who was in …

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Brandon Victor Dixon on Playing 'Difference Maker' Berry Gordy in Motown and Which Classic Song He Digs the Most by Lindsay Champion

Playing a famous icon on Broadway is a challenge—just ask Rob McClure (Chaplin), John Lloyd Young (Jersey Boys) or Elena Roger (Evita). Motown: The Musical star Brandon Victor Dixon wi…

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The Meeting* Dedicates First Gathering of New Season to Sylvester; Bridget Everett and Ben Rimalower to Appear by Adam Hetrick

Bridget Everett and Ben Rimalower will be part of the fourth season of Justin Sayre's The Meeting*, which will dedicate evenings to Funny Girl, Marlene Dietrich and Sylvester. The monthl…

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Theater News: Paul Dooley, Mia Maestro, James Wolk to Perform in Rogue Machine Benefit by Sarah Moore

Paul Dooley, Jon Huertas, Mia Maestro, Rider Strong, and James Wolk will perform Fall in Love with Rogue Machine, a collection of three short pieces exploring love at different times in life…

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The Hey, Morgan! Guys — Hey, Ovation Nominations! by Robin Migdol

The tiny musical Hey, Morgan! has eight Ovation Award nominations -- much to the surprise of its creators Isaac Laskin, David Richman and Matt Fogel, who used it to slyly comment on their ro…

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Tyne Daly Among Honorees at Abingdon's 20 Years Gala; Lucie Arnaz and Laurence Luckinbill Will Co-Host by Michael Gioia

Abingdon Theatre Company, which has produced more than 77 new American plays in its 20-year history, will celebrate its 20th anniversary with Abingdon: Setting the Stage for 20 Years, its an…

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Hollis, Stratton won’t skip ‘Stones’ by Peter D. Kramer

Director Dan Foster has his cast for Hudson Stage’s fall mainstage production: the two-man, many-character “Stones in His Pockets.” The Tony-nominee for best comedy won two…

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New Management Comes to National Theatre by Ally Schweitzer

Back in November, City Paper's Lydia DePillis asked, "Can the National Theatre finally come back to life?" For years, the elegant theater with the prime downtown location has been curiously …

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Up on the Marquee: THE PERFORMERS by Jennifer Broski

Produced by Robyn Goodman, Scott M. Delman and Amanda Lipitz, THE PERFORMERS cast includes Cheyenne Jackson, Ari Graynor, Daniel Breaker, Jenni Barber with Alicia Silverstone and Henry Winkl…

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Photo Coverage: Matthew Saldivar, Dave Barry and PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Fans Celebrate Stache Day! by Jennifer Broski

Peter and the Starcatcher, the five-time Tony Award-winning play by Rick Elice, celebrates the 10th annual International Talk Like a Pirate Day today, September 19th, with a special Stache D…

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Review: The Magic Flute (Chicago Opera Theater) by Scotty Zacher

In this non-traditional production, Chicago Opera Theater succeeds in creating an experience that appeals to all operagoers, whether it’s a newcomer learning how to keep up with the supert…

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A Christmas Story, The Musical! Cast Album Will Get September Release from Masterworks Broadway by Adam Hetrick

Masterworks Broadway will release the studio cast album of A Christmas Story: The Musical!, featuring a score by Richard Rodgers Award-winning Dogfight songwriters Justin Paul and Benj Pasek…

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Theater News: John Bolton, Liz Callaway, Tom Wopat Featured on A Christmas Story: The Musical World Premiere Cast Recording by Dan Bacalzo

The world premiere cast recording of A Christmas Story: The Musical will be available from Masterworks Broadway digitally on September 25, and on CD on October 22.Featuring music and lyrics …

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Up on the Marquee: THE HEIRESS! by Jennifer Broski

The producers of the Broadway production of the Academy and Tony Award winning play The Heiress announced yesterday that the box office at the Walter Kerr Theatre 219 W. 48th St. NYC is now…

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Kelly Burke to Star as Zelda Fitzgerald in New West End Bio Play Zelda by

America’s most famous flapper Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald will be the subject of the new play Zelda, which will premiere at the West End's Trafalgar Studio 2 on September 18 and run thr…

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Abingdon to Honor Tyne Daly at 20th Anniversary Gala, 10/29 by BroadwayWorld

Abingdon Theatre Company which has produced more than 77 new American plays in its 20-year history is set to celebrate its 20th Anniversary with ABINGDON SETTING THE STAGE FOR 20 YEARS, it…

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Regional Theater of the Week: The Ordway in Hennepin County, MN! by Bww Features, the largest theatre site on the Internet, is excited to announce a new feature to its comprehensive regional coverage - the Featured Regional Theater of the Week Each week…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)

Heidi Blickenstaff, Stephen Bogardus, Barbara Walsh, Liz Callaway Set for Bound for Broadway; Repertoire Announced by Andrew Gans

Casting has been announced for the Sept. 24 Bound for Broadway XII concert, part of Merkin Concert Hall's Broadway Close Up series.

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Chicago Theater Review: HAMLET (Writers’ Theatre in Glencoe) by Dan Zeff

THE DANE’S THE THING The oft-produced Hamlet demands countless choices by a director and Michael Halberstam has met all the challenges; instead of overloading the evening with grandiose di…

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Detroit Review: Life Among the 47 Percent by Jonathan Mandell

Halfway through “Detroit,” Lisa D’Amour’s funny, dark and timely new play with a pitch-perfect cast that includes David Schwimmer and Amy Ryan, a character named  Sharon  explains …

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From Ukeleles to Smelting Glasses, Starcatcher's Matthew Saldivar Shares His Eclectic Backstage Stash by

When he’s not scheming onstage as Black Stache in Peter and the Starcatcher, Matthew Saldivar goofs off inside his dressing room at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, where he proudly shows …

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Theater News: Brandt Adams, Joel de la Fuente, Godfrey L. Simmons Jr. to Star in Epic Theater Ensemble Works by Sarah Moore

The Epic Theater Ensemble is set to present Dispatches From (A)mended America (October 10- November 24), directed by Ron Russell and Hold These Truths (October 12-November 25), directed by L…

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A few horses shy of a race. by Bilal

We have an announcement about our Design a Neo T-Shirt Contest.First off, deep thanks to everybody who...Expressed interestShared the notice with their friendsLinked to us on their blog or n…

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Sandbox presents ‘Avenue Q’ by Peter D. Kramer

Broadway’s John Treacy Egan directs Tony-winner On Friday, the newly expanded Westchester Sandbox Theatre—with more seats and a bigger lobby—opens the Tony-winning best mus…

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Peter Co-Director Roger Rees on Returning to the London Stage in What You Will by Matt Wolf

Since beginning his career more than three decades ago with the Royal Shakespeare Company (including a Tony-winning performance in the title role of The Life and Adventure of Nicholas Nickle…

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What You Will, Apollo Theatre, London

Though scarcely taxing, this one-man show of Shakespearean excerpts and anecdotes is pleasantly entertaining, writes Sarah Hemming

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Laura Linney, Patrick Stewart, and More to Take Part in BROADWAY BUILDS, 9/24 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway stars, writers and producers will don hard hats and dedicate a day to making a difference by building affordable homes for deserving families with Habitat for Humanity New York Cit…

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The Ladykillers, Royal, Plymouth by Roger Malone

Royal, Plymouth: In these taxing times a good belly laugh is better than money in the bank. Spend an evening in the company of Professor Marcus and his hapless robbers and you come away rich…

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Stravinsky/Balanchine, Lincoln Center, New York

A brave and unusual ‘Apollo’ is let down by a nebulous ‘Orpheus’ in this first in a series of Balanchines, Apollinaire Scherr writes

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Oh The Humanity, and Other Good Intentions, Soho Theatre, London

Five mini-dramas by New York playwright Will Eno elicit titters but little in the way of proper feeling, writes Alexander Gilmour

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The Village Bike – review by Lyn Gardner

Sheffield Crucible StudioBecky and John dream of the good life after a move to the country. But all is not pastoral bliss. Their new home has a plumbing problem, a fear of the future is play…

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IHT Rendezvous: The New Season: Hot Tickets in London by Matt Wolf

Bertie Carvel in a new version of Tirso de Molina's "Damned by Despair," Michael Gambon and Eileen Atkins in Beckett's "All That Fall" and Jez Butterworth's new play, "The River," are among …

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Theater News: Lucie Arnaz, Laurence Luckinbill to Host Abingdon Theatre Gala, Honoring Tyne Daly by Dan Bacalzo

Tony and Emmy Award-winner Tyne Daly is among the honorees for the Abingdon Theatre Company's annual gala. Entitled Abingdon: Setting the Stage for 20 Years, the event will be hosted by Luci…

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Dashiell Eaves, Kelly McAndrew, Nancy Walsh and More Set For Ronan Noone's Brendan in NYC by Michael Gioia

Fat Violet Theater in association with The Drilling Company will present Ronan Noone's Brendan, about an Irish immigrant discovering a new life in America, Sept. 26-30 at the Drilling Co…

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First Look! Kirsten Holly Smith Channels Pop Icon Dusty Springfield in Forever Dusty by

One of the most fascinating and mysterious pop stars of the 1960s, Dusty Springfield, is the subject of the new musical Forever Dusty, which is set to begin performances on November 11 at Ne…

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Dynamic pricing launched at Menier Chocolate Factory by Matthew Hemley

London's Menier Chocolate Factory has introduced a pricing system offering tickets that are cheaper the earlier they are bought.

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PHOTO CALL: Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lucie Arnaz, Neil Simon, Alan Cumming and More at Star-Studded Marvin Hamlisch Tribute by Matthew Blank

Members of the entertainment industry, including Barbra Streisand and veteran cast members from A Chorus Line, gathered Sept. 18 to pay tribute to late Academy and Tony Award-winning compose…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Barbra Streisand Discusses Recording 'Home' from THE WIZ on Upcoming RELEASE ME! Plus - Listen to the Complete Track! by BroadwayWorld TV

We're very excited today to share an exclusive video of Streisand discussing recording 'Home' from THE WIZ, taken from the bonus DVD that will be packaged for orders via QVC. Click below to …

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Video of the Week: “Starships” – Performed by Mike Tompkins, the PITCH PERFECT Cast, and YOU (Nicki Minaj Cover) by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Our Video of the Week is part of the efforts surrounding the new movie PITCH PERFECT directed by our friend Jason Moore (Avenue Q, Shrek, Steel Magnolias) based on the book written by Mickey…

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Les Miserables Movie Producers Honored with Hollywood Film Award by

Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, the British producing duo behind the upcoming feature film versions of Les Miserables and Anna Karenina, will be honored at the 16th annual Hollywood Film Awards,…

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Les Miserables Movie, Starring Hugh Jackman, Pushes Back Release Date by Loganne

You’ll have to wait a week longer for the much anticipated Les Miserables film adaptation. Universal Pictures has pushed back the release date of the movie from December 14 to December…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kirsten Holly Smith in FOREVER DUSTY! by BroadwayWorld

Tickets for the world premiere of Forever Dusty, a new musical about the life and times of legendary icon Dusty Springfield, by Kirsten Holly Smith and Jonathan Vankin, are now on sale to th…

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Theater News: West End Hit We Will Rock You Receives 10th Anniversary Cast Recording by Dan Bacalzo

A special 10th Anniversary edition of the original cast recording of the musical We Will Rock You, featuring the songs of Queen, is being released by EMI Records on October 15, 2012.The musi…

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Sutton Foster, Santino Fontana & More Set for National Alliance for Musical Theatre Festival by

Two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster, Broadway vet Santino Fontana, Emmy and Academy Award nominee Annette O’Toole and more will star in the National Alliance for Musical Theatre’s…

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Discount for ‘Buddha: Triumph & Tragedy In The Life of the Great Sage’ on 9/22 @7 PM by Admin


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Summer Hit Dr. Ruth Returns to Barrington on Sept. 19; Debra Jo Rupp Is Back by Kenneth Jones

Dr. Ruth, All the Way, Mark St. Germain's biographical play about the life and work of sexpert Dr. Ruth Westheimer, which had a sold-out summer run by Barrington Stage Company in Pittsfi…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 9/19- Stephanie J. Block by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday, Stephanie J. Block On Broadway, Block has starred in The Boy From Oz, Wicked, The Pirate Queen, 9 To 5, Anything Goes, and soon The Mystery of Edwin Drood. In addition, she o…

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Chaplin by Carey

Chaplin: The Musical begins on a high note as the titular character walks a tightrope, struggling to keep his balance while people from his life look up at him and echo the question, “What…

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Radio: Podcast: Kerry Ellis talks War of the Worlds, 'intimate' cabaret & The Voice

At the busy junction between studio sessions for her new album (Brian May in attendance, naturally), an arena tour of Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds, and her first "intimate" cabaret date at…

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Yours for the Asking, Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

Alluring black-and-white posters of a near-naked blonde advertising  perfume dominate all four sides of the  action in Sam Walters’ UK premiere of this intriguing Spanish play. Theatrica…

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I've been seeing a lot of movies lately by Kyle

in part to weather the September heat. Luckily the new Sundance Cinemas has a nice lobby and I can get there early and camp out with a cup of coffee and my journal before heading in. I saw t…

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Crazy Fact of the Day: An Enemy of the People Edition by The Mick

Sometimes we all just curl up in bed on a Saturday afternoon and dick around on the internet reading about plays, right? No? Just me? Well then. This article is going to be all the more impo…

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Broadway-Bound Kinky Boots Composer Cyndi Lauper Celebrates Her New Memoir by

Singer-songwriter—and now Broadway-bound Kinky Boots composer—Cyndi Lauper has come a long way from her childhood in Queens, New York! Now the pop star and activist is sharing he…

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ACE opens £20m funding applications by Nicola Merrifield

Arts Council England has opened applications for £20 million of funding to increase arts engagement in areas of low involvement.

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BWW Blog: Stephanie Martignetti of Broadway's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT - Friends, Costumes & Cannolis! by Guest Blogger: Steph Martignetti

Saturday was our two show day. Before I went to work, I hung out with my friend Natalie Hall who was in from LA staying with me for the week. She, and the emerging star of this blog, my room…

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Los Angeles Theater Review: CHEKHOV UNSCRIPTED and TWILIGHT ZONE UNSCRIPTED (Odyssey Theatre) by Jason Rohrer

CHEKHOV’S GUN, SERLING’S CIGARETTE The most authentic and thoughtful staging of Anton Chekhov I’ve experienced in America didn’t use any Chekhov script you’ve r…

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Theater News: Stephen Hanna Joins Cast of Silence! The Musical by Dan Bacalzo

Stephen Hanna will take on the role of Dream Hannibal as he joins the company of the Off-Broadway hit Silence! The Musical at the Elektra Theatre, beginning tonight, September 19.Hanna, a fo…

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Marry Me A Little, Starring Lauren Molina and Jason Tam, Extends for One Week by

The off-Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Marry Me a Little, starring Lauren Molina and Jason Tam, will extend for one week at the Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row. The Keen Company…

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News: Plays extend: Young Vic's Three Sisters, West End Chariots

The Young Vic's radical new staging of Three Sisters has extended booking to 3 November 2012. The production, which is directed by Australian Benedict Andrews, stars Mariah Gale, Gala Gordo…

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TV News: Brooke Shields to Guest Star on ABC's The Middle by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage and screen star Brooke Shields will reprise her guest-starring role as Rita Glossner on ABC's hit sitcom The Middle this season, according to The site also reports that Nor…

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Detroit by Richard Seff

I’ve been trying to figure out why Lisa D’Amour decided to call her new play Detroit, as the Playbill clearly tells us the play is set in “a first ring suburb of a mid-size…

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Tori Amos' Fairy Tale Musical The Light Princess Aiming for London Premiere in 2013 by

Singer Tori Amos is hoping that her first stage musical, The Light Princess, will hit London’s National Theatre before the end of 2013, according to a BBC report. Amos has be…

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Keen Company Extends Lauren Molina & Jason Tam-Led MARRY ME A LITTLE Through 10/27 by BroadwayWorld

The Drama Desk and Obie Award-winning Keen Company Jonathan Silverstein, Artistic DirectorDamon Chua, Executive Director today announced that Marry Me A Little, with music and lyrics by Step…

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Video Feature: Come Meet The Heiress by Brian Scott Lipton

Theatermania talks with Heiress stars Jessica Chastain, Dan Stevens, David Strathairn, Judith Ivey, and director Moises Kaufman about the Broadway revival of the classic drama about a wealth…

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PHOTO CALL: Detroit, With Amy Ryan, David Schwimmer, John Cullum, Darren Pettie, Sarah Sokolovic, Opens in NYC by Matthew Blank

Tony Award winner John Cullum, Darren Pettie, Sarah Sokolovic, Tony nominee Amy Ryan and David Schwimmer star in the New York City premiere of Lisa D'Amour's acclaimed suburban-set p…

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Help Theater Producer David Cecil in Uganda Case by HowlRound

The following is re-posted from David Lan, Artistic Director at London’s Young Vic regarding supporting the case of David Cecil. Read more about this case here and here. As you may ha…

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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Cathy Rigby and More in TUTS' PETER PAN by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Under the Stars TUTS presents PETER PAN, December 11 23, 2012 at the Hobby Center for Performing Arts. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the production below.

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Off-Broadway's Silence! The Musical Welcomes Billy Elliot's Stephen Hanna to Its Cast by Andrew Gans

Stephen Hanna, who played Older Billy in the original Broadway cast of Billy Elliot, joins the cast of Off-Broadway's Silence! The Musical, winner of the 2012 Off Broadway Alliance Award…

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FLASH SPECIAL: THE BIRDS Wings Its Way Back On Wednesday by Pat Cerasaro

Flocking back to movie theaters nationwide on Wednesday, September 19, Alfred Hitchcocks THE BIRDS is the latest in a seriously impressive series of classic films being re-released for one n…

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Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with Estelle Parsons & Craig Bierko for AdA by Kevin Thomas Garcia

AdA Author directing Authoran evening comprised of new one act plays by American playwright Neil LaBute and Italian playwright Marco Calvani, in which each playwright will direct the other's…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Highlights From Broadway Sings Michael Jackson, Featuring Morgan James and Tituss Burgess (Video) by Michael Gioia

Broadway Sings Michael Jackson, featuring new arrangements of iconic Jackson tunes, was held Sept. 17 at (le) Poisson Rouge in Greenwich Village. Here are highlights from the concert, which …

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Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of DETROIT with David Schwimmer, Amy Ryan, and More! by Kevin Thomas Garcia

Previews began August 24 for the Playwrights Horizons production of DETROIT, the New York premiere of the much-heralded new play by Obie Award winner Lisa DAmour. The show opened last night,…

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Theater News: Tonye Patano, Keith Randolph Smith to Star in Virginia Stage's Fences by Sarah Moore

Tonye Patano and Keith Randolph Smith will headline the Virginia Stage Company's production of August Wilson's award-winning drama, Fences, to run September 25 - October 14 at the Wells The…

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Photo Coverage: Alan Cumming, Susan Lucci, and More Gather for Marvin Hamlisch Memorial - Arrivals by Walter McBride

Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin, Liza Minnelli, Itzhak Perlman, Lang Lang, Michael Feinstein, Chris Botti, Maria Friedman, Brian dArcy James, Carter Brey, Essential Voices USA, former cast…

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Need help submitting your play? by Ken Davenport

Here’s a recommendation that comes straight from one of my consultation clients. One of the tips I teach to my Get Your Show Off The Ground seminar participants is to submit their play…

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Mary Mossberg Joins Cast of Off-Broadway's Cougar the Musical; Tix on Sale Through December by Andrew Gans

Mary Mossberg joins the cast of Off-Broadway's Cougar the Musical, which is directed by Tony nominee Lynne Taylor-Corbett, Sept. 19. She succeeds Catherine Porter in the role of Lily.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Brad Oscar, Joanna Glushak, Donna Vivino Will Point to Stars of David in Musical's Premiere by Kenneth Jones

The Philadelphia world premiere of the new musical song cycle Stars of David, featuring song contributions by major writers of the musical theatre, will star Nancy Balbirer, Alex Brightman, …

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Radio: WOS Radio: Kerry Ellis talks War of the Worlds, 'intimate' cabaret & The Voice

At the busy junction between studio sessions for her new album (Brian May in attendance, naturally), an arena tour of Jeff Wayne's War of the Worlds, and her first "intimate" cabaret date at…

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PHOTO CALL: Carol Burnett, Linda Lavin, Eden Espinosa, Jason Robert Brown, Hal Prince and More at 54 Below by Krissie Fullerton

Tony Award winners Linda Lavin and Jason Robert Brown, along with former Elphaba Eden Espinosa, took to the stage at the new Broadway cabaret hot spot, 54 Below, this past week.

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Celebrity News: Usher Leads Soul Train Award Nominations by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway veteran and music superstar Usher has received five nominations for this year's The Soul Train Awards – the most of any performer – which will be taped on November 8 at Planet H…

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New Broadway shows help boost overall ticket sales by Ticket News

Ticket sales on the Great White Way increased slightly through the week ending September 16 with the welcomed addition of a couple of new shows to the fall lineup and a significant sales inc…

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Sutton Foster, André De Shields and Nancy Opel Join Casts of NAMT Festival Musicals by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award winner Sutton Foster and Tony nominees André De Shields and Nancy Opel have joined the casts of upcoming works to be presented at the National Alliance for Musical Theatre&…

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It’s Britney, B****! Darren Criss, Heather Morris & the Cast of Glee Dish on New Britney Spears Episode by

The music of Britney Spears is about take over Glee again, and this time around the show is not that innocent. In Glee’s September 20 episode titled “Britney 2.0,” the gang…

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John Benjamin Hickey and More Land Guest Roles on The New Normal by

Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey has landed a role on NBC’s The New Normal, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series, which stars Broadway alums Andrew Rannells, Just…

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Tony Winner John Benjamin Hickey and More Land Guest Roles on The New Normal by

Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey has landed a role on NBC’s The New Normal, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series, which stars Broadway alums Andrew Rannells, Just…

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Amy Irving Joins Cast of ABC Drama Zero Hour by

Broadway vet Amy Irving is set to play a recurring role in the ABC drama Zero Hour, according to Irving will play a philanthropic mother who turns out to be anything but o…

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Hollywood Film Awards to Honor 'LES MIS' Producers by Movies News Desk

As first reported in The Hollywood Reporter, this year's Hollywood Film Awards will be honoring British producers Tim Bevan and Eric Fellner, co-runners of Working Title Films and the team b…

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Marry Me a Little Longer: Sondheim Revue, With Lauren Molina and Jason Tam, Extends Off-Broadway by Adam Hetrick

The Keen Company has extended its revival of the two-person Stephen Sondheim revue Marry Me a Little, starring Lauren Molina and Jason Tam, for an additional week of performances Off-Broadwa…

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PHOTO CALL: Karen Olivo, Kyle Dean Massey, Christopher Jackson, Andy Mientus and More Sing at Fugitive Songs Release Party by Krissie Fullerton

Karen Olivo, Kyle Dean Massey, Christopher Jackson and more participated in an evening celebrating the upcoming CD release of Fugitive Songs held Sept. 9 at Le Poisson Rouge.

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Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli and More Sing the Praises (and the Music) of Marvin Hamlisch at Juilliard Gathering by Blake Ross

On Aug. 14, the late composer Marvin Hamlisch was eulogized and remembered by the likes of President Bill Clinton, Tony Danza, Richard Gere, Bernadette Peters, and Hamlisch's widow, Terr…

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Paul Gemignani to Receive York's Oscar Hammerstein Award; Brian Stokes Mitchell, Marin Mazzie and More Set for Gala by BroadwayWorld

The York Theatre Company will honor legendary Broadway Music Director and Conductor Paul Gemignani with the Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 21st An…

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Joyce Theater Foundation Will Purchase the Joyce Theater From Ballet Tech; Proceeds Will Support Dance Education by Michael Gioia

Ballet Tech Foundation Inc. president Eliot Feld and The Joyce Theater Foundation Inc. have reached an agreement allowing The Joyce Theater Foundation to continue operations at The Joyce The…

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PHOTO CALL: Jason Tam and Lauren Molina Star in Revised Stephen Sondheim Revue Marry Me A Little by Krissie Fullerton

Lauren Molina and Jason Tam co-star in the Keen Company production of the two-person Stephen Sondheim revue Marry Me a Little, featuring new songs and a modern-day twist, which began preview…

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What makes a night out at the theatre extra special? by Lyn Gardner

A friendly welcome, well-run bar and clean loos can make a big difference to audiences – and we tend to love it when we find the artistic director is tearing ticketsYesterday I casually …

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Paul Rudd, looking for change, returns to Broadway by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK—For the past few years, something's been slowly gnawing at Paul Rudd—the lure of live theater.

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Rockin' opportunity

Kayla Taitz, aspiring artist and junior at the University of Maryland, College Park, got the news of a lifetime this summer when she won the Opportunity Rocks contest sponsored by E! Enterta…

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65th Annual Tony Awards Honored with Three Emmy Awards by Loganne

The June 2011 broadcast of the 65th Annual Tony Awards was honored on Saturday evening with three Primetime Emmy Awards at the Creative Arts Awards presentation. Outstanding Special Class Pr…

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Chicago’s Cadillac Palace Brings ‘Anything Goes,’ ‘Jekyll & Hyde’ in 2013 by David Rogers

“Anything Goes” and “Jekyll and Hyde” are among the productions that will round out the 2013 season of Broadway in Chicago. Though much of the season was previously announced, the ne…

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BCEFA and Broadway’s Christmas Time by BroadwaySpotted

Broadway Cares, Equity Fights AIDS is a charity that is near and dear to the hearts of most people working in the Broadway industry. Starting in 1987, Equity Fights AIDS was initiated by the…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Broadway Artists Will Be Part of Nov. 9-10 Tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber, Absolutely Andrew by Andrew Gans

Charleston's Youth Orchestra of the Lowcountry will kick off its 40th anniversary season Nov. 9-10 with Absolutely Andrew, a musical revue of the songs of Andrew Lloyd Webber.

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Marvin Hamlisch tribute in New York draws big stars by David Ng

The late Marvin Hamlisch received a tribute Tuesday evening in New York that drew a number of friends and collaborators from the worlds of theater, music and movies. The roster of attendees …

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First Annual Broadway Builds Event to Feature Laura Linney, Patrick Stewart, Jordan Roth, Emily Bergl, Michael Cerveris and More by Andrew Gans

On Sept. 24 a host of Broadway artists will join forces to help build affordable homes for deserving families through Habitat for Humanity – New York City (Habitat-NYC).

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THEATER BUFF: Reed Kelly of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark” by Tom Mizer

Every third Wednesday of the month, a fabulous actor/singer/dancer will fill out my nosey little questionnaire and offer a glimpse of what they look like from a bit closer than the mezzanine…

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‘Rikki Tikki Tavi’ at Maryland Ensemble Theatre by Mike Spain by Mike Spain

Maryland Ensemble Theatre’s Fun Company once again produces a fun, entertaining show suitable for all ages with their production of Rikki Tikki Tavi. Sarah Shulman adapts Rudyard Kipling…

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Theater News: Complete Casting Announced for Broadway's Golden Boy by David Gordon

Complete casting has been announced for Lincoln Center Theater's Broadway production of Clifford Odets' Golden Boy, which will begin performances at the Belasco Theatre on November 8. Bartle…

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Theater News: Dashiell Eaves Leads Cast of Fat Violet's Brendan by David Gordon

Dashiell Eaves will lead the cast of Ronan Noone's Brendan, a production of Fat Violet Theatre running September 26-30 at the Drilling Company Theatre. The work, directed by David Sullivan, …

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Initial Casting Announced for Reading of New Musical Boys Vs. Girls by Andrew Gans

A by-invitation-only reading of the new musical Boys Vs. Girls will be presented in Manhattan Nov. 30.

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Theater News: Christine Lavin, Tyler Maynard, Dominique Solano Set for September 20 Broadway Ballyhoo! by David Gordon

Anna Bergman, Jennie Harney, Christine Lavin, Tyler Maynard, Richard Rubin, and Dominique Solano will be featured in the September 20 edition of Broadway Ballyhoo! at Feinstein's at Loews Re…

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Book Review: "Places, Please! (Becoming a Jersey Boy)" by Michael Ladenson

Daniel Robert Sullivan is one of the few who almost has made it. In Places Please!, he gives us a terrifically engaging account of how he made his way into a leading role in the Toronto comp…

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Theater News: Alex Brightman, Brad Oscar, Donna Vivino to Headline Philadelphia Theatre Company's Stars of David by David Gordon

Casting has been announced for Stars of David, a new musical song cycle based on Abigail Pogrebin's acclaimed non-fiction book of the same title, which will receive its world premiere at Phi…

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What You Will – review by Michael Billington

Apollo, LondonWhat with contributions from Simon Callow, Michael Pennington and Ian McKellen, the one-person Shakespeare show is a somewhat crowded field. And while Roger Rees, a Royal Shake…

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Idiots of Ants: Model Citizens – review by Brian Logan

Soho theatreIn their current show, Model Citizens, sketch troupe Idiots of Ants make a big deal of the audience. One of their number, Elliott Tiney, becomes (to the musical accompaniment of …

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Theater News: Paul Gemignani to Receive York Theatre Company's Oscar Hammerstein Award by David Gordon

Legendary Broadway musical director and conductor Paul Gemignani will be honored with the York Theatre Company's Oscar Hammerstein Award at their 21st annual Gala, to be held on Monday, Nove…

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Mama Cass by Trav S.D.

“Mama” Cass Elliot (born today in 1941) is, to me, what it’s all about. There’s no doubt in my mind that if vaudeville had stayed around another 50 years, she’d…

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‘A Time to Kill’ Plotting Broadway Opening in Spring, Summer 2013 by David Rogers

A stage adaptation of the John Grisham novel “A Time to Kill” is set to appear on Broadway in spring or summer 2013. Producer Daryl Roth is set to bring the production to Broadway, accor…

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$15 Tickets for ‘SHAPE’ at force/collision for 9/20-22 Performances at Atlas by Guest Author

force/collision is offering DC Metro Theatre Arts readers $10 off regular priced tickets ($25) for performances 9/20-9/22 at 8:00pm and 9/23 at 3:00pm for the world premiere of SHAPE by Erik…

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CD REVIEW: Laura Osnes: Dream a Little Dream: Live at the Cafe Carlyle by JK

I have to come clean about one facet of Broadway stars that I don't really care for.  The Broadway Star Solo CD.  I know, I know.  It is practically blasphemy to say that, aki…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)

ArtsBeat: A Night of Music to Remember Marvin Hamlisch by Dave Itzkoff

Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin and Liza Minnelli were among the performers at a musical tribute to Marvin Hamlisch at Juilliard's Peter Jay Sharp Theater on Tuesday night.

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D'Amour's Detroit more 1 than 5-layer dip for me by Elyse Sommer

My  own take  on  Lisa D'Amour's  timely new play Detroit  is more a 'B'  {   than   New York Times critic …

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Lovey Austin by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Star of Vaudeville #360, Lovey Austin. For my full article on her go here. And now here she is with her Serenaders, singing “Don’t Shake it No More̶…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 08:52AM

ATG announces £15m investment by end of 2013 across its 39 venues by Alistair Smith

Ambassador Theatre Group has announced that by the end of 2013, it will have invested £15 million in its venues over a three-year period.

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Ben Turpin: The First Pie in the Face? by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of cross-eyed comedian Ben Turpin (a.k.a Star of Vaudeville #232. For my full squib on him go here) Here’s one of his oldest extant clips from 1909′s Mr. F…

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News: Julian Barratt is NSFW at Royal Court

Mighty Boosh star Julian Barratt is the newest cast member to be announced for Lucy Kirkwood’s new play at the Royal Court Theatre, NSFW, directed by Simon Godwin. It runs at the theat…

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Roadkill heads to New York next summer for US premiere by Matt Trueman

Three years after its debut at the Edinburgh fringe, Stef Smith's site-specific play about human trafficking will be restaged by Brooklyn-based theatre St Ann's WarehouseRoadkill, the Olivie…

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Ambassador Theatre Group Invests £15 Million in Capital Projects on its U.K. Theatres by Mark Shenton

The Ambassador Theatre Group, Britain's largest single theatre-owning chain with 39 theatres under its ownership and/or management, is to invest £15 million in capital projects, wh…

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PREVIEW: Charlie Victor Romeo returns by Ludlow Lad

Charlie Victor Romeo is not for the faint of heart.  CVR also stands for cockpit voice recorder and this show is reenactments of the final minutes of several airline disasters.  Yo…

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Fuse Jazz Performance/CD Review: The Ralph Peterson Fo-tet by Arts Fuse Editor

Ralph Peterson is interested in furthering a complex, post-bop legacy. His music can be hard to count: it’s also rip-roaring fun.

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Bring It On: The Musical to Release Original Broadway Cast Recording by Loganne

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of Bring It On: The Musical, produced by Ghostlight Records and available on Back Lot Music, will be released for digital download on iTunes beginning Se…

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BWW's On This Day - September 19, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on September 19 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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The Only Kids at Bayside by Kimberly Lew

I feel like I've seen a decent array of parody musicals so far this year, with Newsadoosies and Triassic Parq both representing great (albeit very different) examples of what a musical based…

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Interview: Angelina Avallone: Broadway's Magical Make-Up Artist by Keith Loria

This year alone, more than a dozen productions on the Great White Way have had the creative hand of make-up artist extraordinaire Angelina Avallone to thank for their look. Right now, audien…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Suite Surrender by Steven McKnight

As the weather turns to the cooler days of autumn, 1st Stage invites you to take a trip to the warm weather of Palm Beach in Michael McKeever’s frothy farce Suite Surrender.  Your vacatio…

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'Streaming technology should be used to market shows to venues' by Nicola Merrifield

The creative producer of Camden Fringe Festival 2011's live streaming programme has said that small-scale producers needed to use online video broadcasting as a "bargaining tool" with venue …

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Creditors furious as Dress Circle reopens under a different name by Matthew Hemley

Creditors owed thousands of pounds after London theatre shop Dress Circle went into liquidation have expressed anger that the store has begun operating again under a new name.

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STAGE TUBE: First Look at George Takei, Lea Salonga and More in the Old Globe's ALLEGIANCE by Stage Tube

The Old Globe presents the World Premiere of Allegiance -- A New American Musical, an epic story of family, love and patriotism set during the Japanese American internment of World War II. …

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Mansfield Park, Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds by Hugh Homan

Theatre Royal, Bury St Edmunds: Since word has been out for over 200 years I won't spoil anybody's enjoyment of Jane Austen's Mansfield Park by revealing that, in the end, Fan…

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"Chaplin" is More Flatfooted than It Should Be by Jan Simpson

People have been so eager to badmouth the new musical Chaplin that opened at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre last week that I’ve been trying to figure out why they’ve been so hostile towards…

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What You Will, Apollo, London by Michael Coveney

Apollo, London: Lovely to see Roger Rees again, of course, but his solo turn of speeches by, and anecdotes about, Shakespeare is thin gruel for a West End stage, an after-dinner entertainmen…

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Review: What You Will by Ryan Sullivan

“The play’s the thing.” Roger Rees runs us through a veritable top twenty of Shakespeare’s best lines, in an eclectic mix of performance, ruminations, commentary and personal ane…

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TheaterMania U: College Auditioning On A Budget by Mary Anna Dennard

1. Don't spend money on college visits until you know where you have been accepted. You may audition for 10-14 schools and only get acceptances at 2 or 3. Wait to visit in the spring only th…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)

1st Night Photos: McKellen, Dench & Rees reunite at What You Will

Last night (18 September 2012) saw a reunion of cast members of the Royal Shakespeare Company's seminal 1976 staging of Macbeth. Roger Rees, who played Malcolm in the acclaimed Trevor Nunn …

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Photos: Alexandra Burke performs at Les Miserables for Children in Need

Last night, Alexandra Burke took to the stage to perform a unique collaboration with cast members from the West End show Les Misérables for BBC Children In Need's POP Goes th…

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Steptoe and Son, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds by Tony Cooke

West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds: Famous for their dark, often surreal interpretations of folk tales, Cornish theatre company Kneehigh was never going to play this straight. Director and scri…

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Review: Choir Boy at Curtainup/London by Lizzie Loveridge

A fine new play byTarell Alvin McCraney now in London, and headed for New York

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Hedda Gabler by John Morrison

I'm no Ibsen expert, but this version of his play by Brian Friel contains a raft of rewrites which are at best unneccessary and at worst, seriously bonkers. Friel, who is extremely keen on C…

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Review: Detroit at by Elyse Sommer

- A skilled cast and expert production values make this Pulitzer Prize finalist worth seeing even though its too extreme finale short changes the theme of the American Dream in freefall

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Ruthie Henshall: Live at the Hippodrome, Matcham Room, Hippodrome Casino, London by Jennifer Reischel

Matcham Room, Hippodrome Casino, London: A voice offstage softly starts A Hard Days Night, accompanied by an onstage trio of piano, bass and drums led by musical director Paul Schofield. Ent…

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Julian Barratt cast in Kirkwood's NSFW by Nicola Merrifield

Julian Barratt is set to star in Lucy Kirkwood's new play, NSFW.

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Peek Behind The Curtain: Season Preview 2012-2013 by Bill Hirschman

The 2012-2013 season of South Florida theater promises a continued arc toward more new works and thought-provoking titles ripped fresh off the New York stages, sprinkled with enough perennia…

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Blue/Orange, Theatre Royal, Brighton by Mark Shenton

Theatre Royal, Brighton: After launching with a comic misfire with the Victorian comedy Dandy Dick, the new in-house Theatre Royal Brighton producing company hits its stride with much more a…

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Detroit by StageGrade

Are critics revved up about "Detroit"?

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)

The Cruel and the Cool: Two Plays, Two Reviews by Nicole Finkbiner and J. Cooper Robb

Death. Rock n’ roll. Post-apocalyptic dance. The Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe digs deep in "Some Other Mettle" and "27."

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Review: Sunset Baby by Sarah Milton

In Sunset Baby, 2012 Playwrights of New York (PONY) Fellowship winner Morisseau entrusts director Charlotte Westenra with a personal, deeply rooted piece.  Set against the backdrop of Black…

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PAGE SIX: Sightings

Al Pacino in the audience at new Broadway musical “Chaplin.” The show was so packed that he had tickets for the rear mezzanine. When the house manager spotted him, he was upgraded to row…

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Gossip: Harvey Weinstein planning 'slate' of shows after Finding Neverland?

Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein - the man behind films such as Pulp Fiction, the Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Iron Lady and countless others - is thought to be planning a raft of theat…

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Life for Beginners, Theatre 503, London

Tim Roseman and Paul Robinson kick off their last season as joint artistic directors of Theatre 503 (Robinson continuing solo) with a quirky, heartening collective project that brings togeth…

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Hot for Laughs: “Performance Anxiety” Pairs Comedy and Sex, the Way Nature Intended by Ella Christoph

By Jenny Yoon It’s a breezy, idyllic summer night in Roscoe Village. The sleepy, family-oriented neighborhood that houses pretty moms in yoga pants has fallen silent by 8pm on a Monday. It…

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Preview: Chicago Repertory Ballet/Ruth Page Center for the Arts by Sharon Hoyer

RECOMMENDED A new local company makes their debut this weekend at the Ruth Page Center. Chicago Repertory Ballet is the brainchild of Wade Schaaf, a hometown boy and former company member of…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)

The Sacred Flame, Rose Theatre, Kingston

English Touring Theatre played an admirable role some years ago in the rehabilitation of Terence Rattigan. They are unlikely to fare as well, I fear, with this attempt to make a case for the…

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Palestinian Theatre Director Resumes Hunger Strike

The Guardian (UK) 09/18/12

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Paid Queueing Could Be Problem For Jez Butterworth's Next Play

The Guardian (UK) 09/16/12

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Blog: Michael Coveney: Roger's rabbits stay in the hat

Roger Rees, as he reminded us last night in his new solo show at the Apollo, What You Will, played Malcolm in the famous Trevor Nunn RSC studio production of Macbeth, and he was duly joined …

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Review: What You Will ***

Roger Rees may be well advanced in his seventh decade, but the perennially youthful RSC star of Nicholas Nickleby, who spent two decades with the company, and now lives in New York, is still…

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Review: The Sacred Flame by Alice Longhurst

In the world of literature, love often seems to lead to murder, but what happens when the victim is a bed-bound war veteran? In many ways, Somerset Maugham’s The Sacred Flame is a classic…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Streisand, Minnelli, Franklin sing for Marvin Hamlisch

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Three of America's leading stage performers - Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli and Aretha Franklin - paid tribute to Marvin Hamlisch on Tuesday, honoring the late compose…

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Kristine Zbornik Interviewed by Ricky Ritzel by Ricky Ritzel

RICKY RITZEL has been a fixture on the nightclub and cabaret scene in NYC for over 25 years and has received most Cabaret awards including 13 Manhattan Association of Clubs Awards in 8 diffe…

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Now In Her Own Magazine by Sam Hurwitt

WONDER WEDNESDAY On Wednesdays I look at various chapters in Wonder Woman’s history. Click here for previous installments, including Greg Rucka’s run and the current “New 52” era. By…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Blue/Orange, Theatre Royal Brighton by Bella Todd

There’s a vivid moment in this Joe Penhall revival when Christopher, a psychiatric patient suspected of suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, finds himself caught in the linguistic crossf…

Linked From The Arts Desk at 02:07AM

Thrilling and Emotional Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch @ Juilliard

Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin, Liza Minnelli, Itzhak Perlman, Lang Lang, Michael Feinstein, Chris Botti, Maria Friedman, Brian d'Arcy James, Rob Fisher…

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A matinee, a Pinter play.... by Mark Shenton

In Sondheim’s immortal “The Ladies Who Lunch” from Company, Joanne famously sings of a certain type of women’s desperate attempts to fill their days: Another long exhausting day, Ano…

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Creating a true theatrical ensemble by Mark Shenton

The family that prays together, stays together, goes one adage. You could also say that the family that plays together, stays together, too. There’s always a lot of idealistic talk about t…

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)

What Pricing Is Right? by Joe Patti

Back in June the MIT Sloan Management Review had an article in pricing strategies. The bulk of the article discusses research on practices of companies that have sales forces that goes out t…

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‘Bell, Book, and Candle’ at Colonial Players by Amanda Gunther by Amanda Gunther

Double double toil and trouble! There’s magic in the air with all this hocus pocus brewing over at Colonial Players as they present John Van Druten’s Bell, Book and Candle. Directed by D…

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Maryam Myika Day Stars in Benefit Performance of KATRINA WHO?! at Zephyr Theatre Tonight, 9/19 by BroadwayWorld

Mine Entertainment Group has announced a one-night only benefit performance of the one-act play, Katrina Who taking place tonight, September 19 8PM at The Zephyr Theatre in West Hollywood. W…

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St. Louis Zoo wins awards for work in Africa, Missouri

Zoo leader calls the honors the 'Oscars' of conservation.

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TT: Snapshot

Tennessee Williams is interviewed by Bill Boggs: (This is the latest in a series of arts-related videos that appear in...

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TT: Almanac

"When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the...

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Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Broken dreams, dream play by Elisabeth Vincentelli

‘Detroit” is deceptively small in scope. You could say it’s about neighborly relations. But Lisa D’Amour’s dark comedy — which opened last night at Playwrights Horizons, after a…

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Review: Sequence 8 by Ellen Dunkel

The names of the company and the show tell you nothing, but 7 Fingers' Sequence 8 is fantastic, one of the most memorable Live Arts/Fringe performances I've seen over the years.

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Joe Jackson at The Music Center at Strathmore by Mike Spain by Mike Spain

Joe Jackson performed a seamless mix of Duke Ellington classics and Jackson’s own songs at Strathmore on Sunday night. He began his set solo walking out to his electric piano and playing a…

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Thomas Bradshaw's Job, Adaptation of the Book of Job, Opens Sept. 19 at NYC's Flea Theater; Limited Run Extends by Michael Gioia

The New York premiere of Thomas Bradshaw's Job, a play that explores faith, officially opens Sept. 19, following previews that began Aug. 31, at The Flea Theater in Tribeca.

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American Conservatory Theater Production of The Normal Heart Opens Sept. 19 by Andrew Gans

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) presents the West Coast premiere of the recent Broadway production of Larry Kramer's The Normal Heart — focusing on the early years of the AI…

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Video Of The Week, September 19, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

It's very short, but the sound and image are so right for La Bohème (coming to Vancouver Opera) that it is an object lesson in concision. 

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Paul Gemignani Will Receive Oscar Hammerstein Award; York Celebration to Feature Kate Baldwin, Marin Mazzie, Brian Stokes Mitchell by Andrew Gans

The York Theatre Company will honor veteran music director and conductor Paul Gemignani with the Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre, which will be presented …

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Under My Skin, From the Creators of "The Nanny," Opens in Pasadena; Hal Linden, Megan Sikora Star by Kenneth Jones

Tony Award winner Hal Linden, of Broadway's The Rothschilds and TV's "Barney Miller," stars in the world premiere of the comedy Under My Skin, opening Sept. 19 following pr…

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Allegiance, Musical Tale of WWII Injustice, Opens in CA; Telly Leung, Lea Salonga, George Takei Star by Kenneth Jones

The Old Globe production of Allegiance — A New American Musical, charting the lives of Japanese Americans who were placed in concentration camps on U.S. soil during World War II, opens…

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Thomas Bradshaw's Job, Adaptation of the Book of Job, Opens Sept. 19 at NYC's Flea Theater by Michael Gioia

The New York premiere of Thomas Bradshaw's Job, a play that explores faith, officially opens Sept. 19, following previews that began Aug. 31, at The Flea Theater in Tribeca.

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New York Premiere of Multilingual Musical Rent A White Guy, With Holly Chou, Mara Measor, Begins Sept. 19 by Michael Gioia

Fish Out of Water Productions, which features works from Americans living abroad, presents the New York premiere of Rent A White Guy, a multilingual musical fable about the life of foreigner…

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Culture Project's Starry Exonerated Anniversary Production Opens Sept. 19 by Andrew Gans

The Culture Project's 10th anniversary production of Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen's The Exonerated officially opens in its limited engagement Off-Broadway Sept. 19 following preview…

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THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: Mamma Mia! Star Aaron Lazar Shares His Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans's new feature series, Their Favorite Things, asks members of the theatre community to share the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience. Th…

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PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today in Theatre History: SEPTEMBER 19 by Ernio Hernandez and Robert Viagas

1904 Julian Eltinge, the famed female impersonator, makes his Broadway debut today in Mr. Wix of Wickham, the unsuccessful musical at the Bijou Theatre. The now legendary Jerome Kern, who wa…

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