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Saturday, January 21, 2017

Features: My Top 5 Showtunes: Chris Peluso

The actor tells us the musical numbers he couldn't live without

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Theater News: The Lion King Celebrates 8,000 Broadway Performances

The long-running show features Elton John and Tim Rice's music from the1994 Disney film.

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Interviews: Because of Winn-Dixie Scribe Nell Benjamin on Writing for Dogs and Strong Girls of All Ages

With Mean Girls on the horizon and Legally Blonde in the past, Benjamin's youngest female protagonist doles out unique challenges.

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TV News: Idina Menzel and Nia Long Star in Beaches Remake

Don't miss Menzel's rendition of "Wind Beneath My Wings."

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Off-Broadway beckons with a new season of enticing shows

We now know that Broadway promises the biggest season in recent memory -- 23 openings -- as well as one of the most interesting. But look at this highly selective list of Off-Broadway offeri…

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Photo Flash: First Look at the New York Neo-Futurists' The Great American Drama

The show is currently running ahead of a January 22 opening.

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Theater News: Taye Diggs and Jenny Parsinen to Choreograph New Work by Keenan Scott II

Thoughts of a Colored Man on a Day When the Sun Set Too Early will run in February.

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Theater News: This is Us Star Chrissy Metz to Lead Benefit Reading of Neil LaBute's Fat Pig

LaBute will also direct the production at MCC Theater.

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Photo Flash: Rehearsals Underway for Lawrence Gillard Jr., Chris Bauer, and Cast of The Penitent

Atlantic Theatre Company artistic director Neil Pepe directs this world premiere play by David Mamet.

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Let Your Favorite Will & Grace Characters Navigate Your BroadwayCon Experience

Which BroadwayCon panels would Will, Grace, Jack, and Karen be most excited about?

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Photos: First look at Emma Hatton in Evita

The former Elphaba takes on the lead role in Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical

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Theater News: Alix Korey, Mark Delavan, and More to Lead York Theatre Company's Milk and Honey

The show, featuring a book by Don Appell and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, will be presented as part of the Musicals in Mufti series.

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Larry Goldings/Peter Bernstein/Bill Stewart, Ronnie Scott’s, London — ‘collective focus’

The musicians deliver their mix of standards and originals with the fine-tuned interplay of long-term collaborators

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Jitney, Samuel J Friedman Theatre, New York

The riveting revival explores ever-present undercurrents of racism and violence in a nation awash with guns

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Balanchine Short Stories, New York City Ballet, Lincoln Center

In these tales, a mysterious woman offers a directionless man salvation or ruination, or both

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Theater News: Lesli Margherita, Nancy Opel, and Eric Ulloa to Star in Villain: DeBlanks

The one-night comedy event will also feature Andrew Call, Leslie McDonel, and more.

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Theater News: Rent's Richard H. Blake, Nicholas Christopher, and More Present Seasons of Love

The tribute event will include stories, songs from the musical, and more.

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Fresh twist: the spiralling images of a rediscovered painter

Neil Stokoe was a peer of Hockney, a protégé of Bacon — yet has remained under the radar

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The Art Market: how to get together and conquer the (art) world

Collaborations in London and Turkey; Judaica library finds a home; another Old Master fake; online merger ends

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The forgotten work of John Lockwood Kipling revived

The prolific and varied output of the curator, teacher, designer and sculptor is on show at the Victoria & Albert Museum

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British artist Lubaina Himid rides a wave of overdue recognition

The pioneer of Britain’s Black Arts Movement has three new shows

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Quizzes: Win tickets to our exclusive Newsies screening

Alan Menken's musical is being broadcast to cinemas in the UK for the first time

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Theatre News: The week in pictures: 14 - 20 January

Joanne Clifton opens Thoroughly Modern Millie, Patrick Stewart meets a racing legend and Gary Barlow attends The Girls rehearsals

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Photo Flash: John Legend and More Welcome August Wilson's Jitney to Broadway

Ruben Santiago-Hudson directs the drama, which stars John Douglas Thompson, Brandon J. Dirden, and more.

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Theater News: Lilli Cooper, Peter Friedman, Anne L. Nathan to Star in Sundown, Yellow Moon

The new work is written by Rachel Bonds, with songs by the Bengsons.

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Hasan Minhaj of ‘Daily Show’ back in Davis for Netflix special

Humorist and “Daily Show” correspondent Hasan Minhaj has performed his one-man show “Homecoming King” off-Broadway and in several North American cities. On Friday, Jan. 27, he will c…

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Video: Take a tour around Leicester's Curve Theatre

Curve's CEO Chris Stafford gives us a whistle-stop tour of the venue

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Total immersion: Doug Aitken’s underwater world

Visitors to the LA artist’s latest work will need scuba gear

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Theatre News: Cast announced for Paul Auster's City of Glass

The adaptation of Auster's novel will get its world premiere in Manchester

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Theatre News: Ben Whishaw to star in new season at the Almeida

The spring season will also see a new play by James Graham and a revival of a Martin Crimp satire

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