Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Fun Home by Doug Marino

 When you don't know anything about a show going into it,  this can make the theatrical experience simply magical.  Frankly everyone should go into this show with only the kno…

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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EXIT REVIEW of “Dunsinane” – an ArtsBeatLA vlog – Los Angeles theater review video by Pauline Adamek

Pauline Adamek from ArtsBeatLA.com presents Exit Reviews; a new series of ‘vlogs’ or video reviews. Here’s the newest Exit Review for the exciting and powerful play Dunsina…

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Gene Saks Is Dead At 93; Directed Neil Simon’s ‘Barefoot In The Park,’ ‘Odd Couple’ Films by Jeremy Gerard

Gene Saks, an actor-turned-director whose long kinship with Neil Simon led to the film versions of two of the most successful comedies of their time, Barefoot in The Park and The Odd Couple,…

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Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - 3/28 Part 2 - Halle Berry Visits CINDERELLA, SOMETHING ROTTEN Takes First #SIP, and More! by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our March 28 SIP round-up Check out Part 1 HERE.

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Tony Award-Winner Gene Saks Has Died at Age 93 by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-winner Gene Saks, famous for directing Neil Simon plays, died of pneumonia on Saturday in his home in East Hampton, NY. He was 93.

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Pour A Bucket Of Blood On These New Adaptations Of 'Carrie' by Beth Accomando

But there's a fundamental problem with the latest Carrie movie and Carrie The Musical: They both try to turn her into a heroine, and her story into one of female empowerment, and it's not.

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Spotlight On...Jay Stull by Michael Block

Name: Jay StullHometown: Chesapeake, VirginiaEducation: A.B. in Government and one year in law school.Favorite Credits: I directed a rarely produced Tennessee Williams play called Cavalier f…

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Actor/Director Gene Saks Dies at 93 by Robert Viagas

Gene Saks, a comic actor who made a memorable splash in the role of the desperately unfunny children's TV host Leo "Chuckles The Chipmunk" Herman in the 1961 Broadway comedy A…

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The Ensemblist cheers on the former guests and ensemblists of...

The Ensemblist cheers on the former guests and ensemblists of the Public Theater’s production of Hamilton. Congrats Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ariana Debose, Betsy Struxness, Thayne Jasperson, Ep…

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Gene Saks, Tony-Winning Director of Neil Simon Hits, Dies at 93 by Bruce Weber

Mr. Saks, who switched from acting to directing in midcareer, won three Tony Awards and became the leading interpreter of the plays of Neil Simon.

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ArtsBeat: Flea Theater Names Niegel Smith as Next Artistic Director by Michael Paulson

Mr. Smith, a 35-year-old North Carolina native, will succeed Jim Simpson, who helped found the organization in 1996 and is stepping down. Mr. Smith was an associate director of “Fela!” a…

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Another bite of the Apples for Studio’s upcoming season by Nelson Pressley

“Four buoyant and moving plays,” Post critic Peter Marks wrote of Richard Nelson’s “Apple Family” series when the first two — “That Hopey Changey Thing” and “Sweet and Sad…

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JOBS: AYT Weekly Jobs Round Up: March 29 by James Lillywhite

Are you looking for work in the arts industry? Each week we at A Younger Theatre are featuring the best job applications from across the arts spectrum. Whether you’re looking for permane…

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BWW Flashback: Closing Time at the Kit Kat Klub- CABARET Concludes Broadway Run Today by BroadwayWorld

Below, BroadwayWorld salutes the show with a flashback of it's road back to Broadway

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Photo Flash: Jimmy Fallon and Sara Bareilles Visit HAMILTON by BroadwayWorld

At last night's performance, The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon and pop singer-turned-musical-composer Sara Bareilles attended the show and of course snapped selfies afterwards. In addition, Ba…

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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‘The Secret Garden’ at NextStop Theatre Company by Terry Byrne

Weary of winter, Washingtonians? NextStop Theatre Company has your antidote. Instead of a resurrection-vague Jesus Christ Superstar timed to Easter, this praiseworthy playhouse subbed in…

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This Week’s Picks! Kick It with Billy Porter, Explore NYC with Sutton Foster & See an Opera Diva's B'way Debut by Pete Croatto

Hey, you, trying to pull the perfect April Fool’s prank. Come on! How old are you, 12? Don’t spend your free time stocking up on whoopee cushions and dribbling glasses. Instead y…

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A Manifesto for Theaters and Interns: Part 2 by Sean Douglass

Isn’t that why you’re in the industry anyway?

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'Sunset' a little patchy at SRT by James Hebert

Domestic comedy-drama succeeds at times but has character issues

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Russian theater director fired over Wagner opera

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's cultural minister has fired the director of a Siberian theater whose staging of Wagner's opera "Tannhauser" offended the powerful Russian Orthodox Church....

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Talking money for the arts with June O'Neill

When June O'Neill took over as executive director of the Philadelphia Cultural Fund 12 years ago, she barely had time to find her desk before Mayor John F. Street announced he was slashing t…

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream review – top marks for Bottom by Alfred Hickling

Everyman, LiverpoolNick Bagnall’s ingenious production sets the action amid the chalk clouds of a minor public school – and in an enchanted forest that’s properly sinister Continue rea…

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Tonight In Havana, CUBA, The Final Curtain Falls on RENT; Richard Jay-Alexander Spends Time With Andy Senor, Jr. by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, in Havana, Cuba, an exciting piece of history comes to an end. The final curtain will fall on RENT, the first musical to be performed in the country, in 50 years. It opened on Decem…

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Review: ‘After the Revolution’ at Center Stage by Roger Catlin

With a handful of plays and still in her mid-30s, Amy Herzog may be a slightly premature candidate for a festival of her work. But Baltimore’s Center Stage has forged ahead nonetheless, pr…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/29/15- THE KING AND I by Stage Tube

Today in 1951, The King and I opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 1246 performances. The King and I is the fifth musical by the team of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II…

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‘Leader of the Pack’ at Watertown High School by Onstagecritics

Nancy Sasso Janis / Watertown High School presented ‘Leader of the Pack The Ellie Greenwich Musical’ this snowy weekend. This was a new musical for me and I knew that … Con…

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Fuse Dance Interview: The Tamagawa Daigaku Taiko and Dance Group Comes to Town by Arts Fuse Editor

Boston was first introduced to ensemble taiko in 1975, when members of the Japanese group Kodō crossed the finish line of the Boston Marathon and moments later performed.

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Critique of the Week by Colin Mitchell

Some serious soul-searching from semi-retired LA Theater Critic, Kat Michels. It’s the specificity that makes it all universal. VERDIGRIS Kat Michels – Kat Michels For almost fou…

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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BWW TV Exclusive: Backstage with Richard Ridge- SAG Foundation Conversations Series with Stockard Channing! by Richard Ridge

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for an filmed Conversations QampA series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the un…

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‘The Rock’s Revenge Of ‘Bambi’ Targets Disney Remakes: ‘SNL’ by Jeremy Gerard

Dwayne Johnson eased on through the Saturday Night Live live sketches; the funniest had him in a WWF promo (B) and later paired him with Cecily Strong’s twit Brit as his date (A+), cra…

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Paddington is a family fun film that we cannot bear not to share with fans by Alan W. Petrucelli

Paddington, one of out favorite marmalade-loving little bears, is ready to make a splash onto home screens when Anchor Bay Entertainment and TWC-Dimension release the critically acclaimed, h…

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Review: Bad Jews, Arts Theatre by Rebecca Jones

Bad Jews is quite the title. It gives you just the right amount of wince to get you interested – a play that’s playing hard to get. It also seems to have an accessible whiff of self-depr…

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Royal Ballet mixed programme review – Shechter’s bold departure by Judith Mackrell

Royal Opera House, LondonUntouchable, a piece about outsiders, starts well but loses its way in a bill that also has Balanchine’s Four Temperaments and MacMillan’s Song of the Earth Cont…

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Binge Watching on Broadway! Theater Critics DO Like Theater. The Week in New York Theater by New York Theater

The annual April Broadway marathon begins this coming week — 14 openings in 21 days, with two of these shows opening on the Tony eligibility cut-off date of April 23, 2015. The shows …

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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‘The Rock’ Obama Shows Dwayne Johnson As Host With The Most: ‘SNL’ by Jeremy Gerard

Last night’s Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson-hosted Saturday Night Live wasn’t what you’d call intellectually brilliant. It was merely flat-out funny, as the Furious …

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Emma Stone, Nick Jonas, 'The Voice' Among Winners of NICKELODEON'S 28th ANNUAL KIDS' CHOICE AWARDS by TV News Desk

Angelina Jolie Pitt, Liam Hemsworth, Emma Stone, Jennifer Lawrence, One Direction, Selena Gomez, SpongeBob SquarePants, Fifth Harmony, The Voice and Austin amp Ally were among this year's fa…

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Review: Princess Ida, Finborough Theatre by Emma Minihan

Princess Ida at the Finborough Theatre is the first professional production of this operetta by Gilbert and Sullivan in over twenty years. As someone not versed in the history of Gilbert and…

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Garden of Laughs Comedy Benefit – On the Red Carpet MSG Theater by Sandi Durell

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Features: Test your theatre knowledge: National Theatre picture quiz

To mark Nicholas Hytner's departure as artistic director of the National, see if you recognise some of the productions from the last 12 years

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BWW's On This Day - March 29, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Joann Read: ‘We will not train large numbers of people for jobs that don’t exist’ by Susan Elkin

Joanna Read works in a room with a view. Looking westwards, towards Hammersmith from the LAMDA principal’s office is a huge building

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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New Ground Theatre Festival at Cleveland Play House to feature Eric Coble world premiere, Ken Ludwig reading by Andrea Simakis

CPH's New Ground Theatre Festival will take place May 6-16 inside the Allen Theatre complex in Playhouse Square.

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Some of Abe Lincoln's Best Friends Were Jewish. Honestly.

As far as we know, Abraham Lincoln never said, ‘Some of my best friends are Jewish.’ But he certainly could have, as a landmark new book from Jonathan Sarna and Benjamin Shapell …

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Chasing ‘The Messiah’ and Bruno Schulz's Long-Lost Novel

A restless rabbinical student in Jerusalem, Niles Elliot Goldstein, became obsessed with the art of Bruno Schulz, who was killed by the Nazis. What happened to his biggest project, ‘Th…

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Hollie Poetry: woman versus world – one poem at a time by Kathryn Bromwich

Performance poet Hollie Poetry on why always wanting to throw up before a gig is a small price to pay for spreading the word Continue reading...

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CD review: Music for Holy Week and Easter

Russian and Latin music for the season

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The Big Interview: Antony Sher by Michael Coveney

At the end of the third week of rehearsals for the Arthur Miller centenary production of Death of a Salesman for the

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Oradell native's new play had a bit of a head start

Joe DiPietro, who grew up in Oradell, is a successful, very prolific veteran playwright, winner of a Tony Award for the book of the musical "Memphis" (which he's currently adapting…

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‘One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest’ at Spotlighters Theatre by Morgan Woodle

With Director Greg Bell at the helm, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest made a strong premiere at Audrey Herman’s Spotlighters Theatre Friday night. Written by Dale Wasserman and ad…

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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The Royale review – boxing drama with a powerful punch by Laura Barnett

Bush, LondonBased on the life of Jack Johnson, the first black heavyweight world champion, this gritty tale of sporting ambition is something special Continue reading...

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A Breakfast of Eels review – a gradual erosion of sibling secrets by Susannah Clapp

Print Room at the Coronet, LondonRobert Holman’s new play, especially written for its two actors, is a precise and subtle picture of a family crisis Continue reading...

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Anna Karenina review – a Russian Downton-by-the-Am by Clare Brennan

Royal Exchange, ManchesterTolstoy’s passionate epic feels more like a soap opera in this clinical adaptation Continue reading...

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Bayadère – the Ninth Life; Ann Maguire gala – review by Luke Jennings

Linbury Studio; Sadler’s Wells, LondonShobana Jeyasingh reclaims La Bayadère but the spell remains. And schoolteacher Ann Maguire is honoured by dancers including her daughter Continue re…

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Sweeney Todd review – you begin to fear you may be on the menu by Susannah Clapp

Harrington’s Pie and Mash Shop, Shaftesbury Avenue, LondonThere’s gore galore in Bill Buckhurst’s ingenious stripped-down, pie-shop SondheimNext week, Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson wil…

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Cush Jumbo: ‘No matter how successful you are, there is always the question – what next?’ by Interview By Kate Kellaway

The British actor on her New York debut in her solo show about Josephine Baker, dealing with racism, and the importance of seizing the momentWhat made you decide to become an actor?I didn’…

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Audra McDonald at the Music Center at Strathmore by Ramona Harper

The amazing vocal talent of Audra McDonald was a like a breath of the most enchanting spring air and perhaps the first real sign of spring in the DC area as Audra sang from the “Great …

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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‘The 2015 Spring Young Adult One Act Festival’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse by Susan Brall

I was born and raised in New York City just miles away from the theatre district. However, I find myself jealous of the opportunities many community theater groups around the country, but es…

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Rules for Living review – from tiny tremor to cataclysm by Susannah Clapp

Dorfman, National Theatre, LondonWords and mash fly in Sam Holcroft’s sharp domestic farce, brilliantly directed by Marianne Elliott Continue reading...

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Fruit Fly: The Musical at Illusion Theater by Erin Nagel

Every die hard musical theatre fan has imagined their life as a musical at some point. But most never actually make the dream become reality. This is where Sheena Janson and Max Wojtanowicz …

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Josh Groban On Selecting Favorite Songs From Musicals In New Behind The Scenes Video For STAGES by Pat Cerasaro

Josh Groban offers a fascinating backstage look at his first musical theatre album

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David Hyde Pierce Discusses Details Of Directing IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU by Pat Cerasaro

David Hyde Pierce offers his directorial perspective on It Shoulda Been You

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Alan Cumming Closes the Doors of the Kit Kat Klub; Cabaret Plays Final Performance by Michael Gioia

The Broadway remount of Sam Mendes and Rob Marshall's Tony Award-winning production of Cabaret, starring Tony-winning Emcee Alan Cumming, plays its final performance Mar…

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Playbill Poll: In What Role Would Readers Dream Cast Tina Fey? by Olivia Clement

With the news that development of Tina Fey's "Mean Girls" musical is progressing, fans are pondering whether Fey will reprise her film role as Ms. Norbury on stage. Playbill.co…

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Benjamin Scheuer’s The Lion Roars for a Final Time Off-Broadway Today; Tour to Follow by Carey Purcell

The Lion, Benjamin Scheuer's acclaimed autobiographical coming-of-age musical, plays its final performance at the Lynn Redgrave Theater at Culture Project March 29 at 3 PM.

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A Woman’s World: “Ambition, Adventure and Exploration” Brings Fun Home to Broadway And Defies the Od by Carey Purcell

In the latest installment of Playbill's new series focusing on women in theatre, Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron share how their own families influenced the writing of Fun Home, the first m…

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How Is Meryl’s Cut Song? Other Sondheim Music in the Background? The Scoop on the Special Features o by Mark Robinson

The highly-aniticipated film adaptation of Into the Woods has been released on DVD and Blu-Ray. Playbill.com revisits the film and looks through the many bonus features the recording…

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A Fine Showmance: Chilina Kennedy and Jacob James High School Sweethearts With Some Stops Along The by Whitney Spaner

Love at first sight, awkward kisses, frantic attempts to stop a marriage, divorce and a romantic reconnection. No, this is not the elevator pitch for a new Jason Robert Brown musical, it'…

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10 Times “Mad Men” Met Broadway: What Happened And What Could’ve Happened by Jennifer Tepper

Who knew Pete Campbell was such a theatre aficionado? As the final seven episodes of "Mad Men" approach, theatre historian Jennifer Tepper looks at the hit drama's frequent ref…

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Gothic Fantasy Musical Nevermore Closes Today by Olivia Clement

The New World Stages production of Nevermore - The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe plays its final performance Off-Broadway March 29 at 3 PM.

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