'American Idiot' is compelling theater at the Peabody

"American Idiot," Green Day's celebrated 2004 album, counted among its many artistic assets a perfect cover design: a hand holding a red, heart-shaped grenade. That fusion of rage and romanc…

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Broadway Box Office Week 39 & TheatreScene: March 4, 2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE INROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER" - BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 39th week of the 2011 - 2012 season…

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The Merchant of Venice at Trinity Rep by Thomas Garvey

Another year, another production of The Merchant of Venice! After mountings at the Actors' Shakespeare Project, and ArtsEmerson, now Trinity Rep has decided to have a go at what I suppose co…

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Leading Lomans by Barbara Hoffman

Let Britain have its Hamlets and Lears. Here, there’s no role more iconic than Willy Loman, the doomed American dreamer of Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman.” Philip Seymour Hoff…

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Broadway Box Office Week 39 & TheatreScene: March 4, 2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE INROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER" - BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 39th week of the 2011 - 2012 season…

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“When in Doubt, Seduce” by Jesse Green

Mike Nichols— director of the new revival of Death of a Salesman—has always had a knack for making people cry, or laugh until they cry, or both.

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Working Is A Successful Labor of Love At Caldwell Theatre by Bill Hirschman

By Michelle F. Solomon When Grammy-winning composer Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked, Pippin) first adapted Studs Terkel’s 1974 book Working for Chicago’s Goodman Theatre it wa…

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Raw drama of case against Proposition 8 given a slice of Hollywood A-list ham by Natasha Vargas-Cooper

George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Kevin Bacon, Martin Sheen, Jamie Lee Curtis and Christine Lahti in staged readingOn Saturday night in Los Angeles a group of A-listers tried to walk the precarious…

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Cultural invasion of Britain celebrates Germany's big shift by Alex Needham

Big names in line-up for summer of music, dance and art to celebrate the Goethe-Institut's 50 years in LondonUntil the fall of the Berlin Wall, the popular British perception of German cultu…

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Jersey Boys Cincinnati | Aronoff Center by Admin

Audiences will definitely exclaim ‘Oh, What a Night!’ for eleven nights this fall as ‘Jersey Boys’ serenades Cincinnati with a two-week run at the Procter and Gamble Hall of the Aron…

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Jersey Boys Denver | Buell Theatre by Admin

Broadway and worldwide certified box office hit musical ‘Jersey Boys’ will be “Working Its Way Back” to the Mile-High City for a month-long run at the Buell Theatre. The chart toppin…

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Broadway Box Office Week 39 & TheatreScene: March 4, 2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE INROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER" - BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 39th week of the 2011 - 2012 season…

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Broadway Box Office Week 39 & TheatreScene: March 4, 2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE INROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER" - BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 39th week of the 2011 - 2012 season…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Seth's Broadway Chatterbox With Alan Menken! by Seth's Broadway Chatterbox

As in years past, BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Seth to exclusively bring you the full length episodes right here and we're pleased to bring you Seth's latest candid chat with Alan Menken…

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The Abominable Showman, March 4, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

Mae WestThe Old Boys ClubMen still dominate showbiz – but from Mae West to Barbra Streisand, from Julie Taymor to Canada’s very own Ellen David, the times-they-are-a-changing. By Ri…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Seth's Broadway Chatterbox With Alan Menken! by Seth's Broadway Chatterbox

As in years past, BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Seth to exclusively bring you the full length episodes right here and we're pleased to bring you Seth's latest candid chat with Alan Menken…

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NEWSIES Records Cast Album 3/4-5 by BroadwayWorld

Newsies, the new American musical which will move to Broadways Nederlander Theatre 208 W 41st St for a strictly limited 101 performance run following its critically-hailed stint at Paper Mil…

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Thurs, March 15 @ 6.00 P.M: Jon Robin Baitz OTHER DESERT CITIES, Talk, Q&A and Book Signing by Drama Book Shop

Jon Robin Baitz OTHER DESERT CITIES, Talk, Q&A and Book Signing Jon Robin Baitz, author of Other Desert Cities, will be interviewed by theatre critic and author David Finkle, followed by a …

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Broadway Box Office Week 39 & TheatreScene: March 4, 2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE INROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER" - BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 39th week of the 2011 - 2012 season…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Seth's Broadway Chatterbox With Alan Menken! by Seth's Broadway Chatterbox

As in years past, BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Seth to exclusively bring you the full length episodes right here and we're pleased to bring you Seth's latest candid chat with Alan Menken…

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The Book of Mormon St. Louis | Fabulous Fox Theatre by Admin

‘The Book of Mormon’ comes to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis from February 19 to March 3, 2013. A clever parody about religion and culture, ‘The Book of Mormon’ is a criticall…

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Book of Mormon Des Moines | Civic Center by Admin

The Tony Award winning musical ‘The Book of Mormon’ swings by Des Moines in early 2013 for a two-week run at the Civic Center from January 24 to February 3. Winner of nine Tony Awards in…

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Broadway Box Office Week 39 & TheatreScene: March 4, 2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE INROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER" - BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 39th week of the 2011 - 2012 season…

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The Lion King St. Louis | Fox Theatre by Admin

Disney’s ‘The Lion King’ comes to St. Louis for two whole weeks towards the end of summer. Simba and his friends are slated to play The Fabulous Fox Theatre from August 15 to September…

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Broadway Box Office Week 39 & TheatreScene: March 4, 2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE INROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER" - BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 39th week of the 2011 - 2012 season…

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The Merchant of Venice at Trinity Rep by Thomas Garvey

Another year, another production of The Merchant of Venice! After mountings at the Actors' Shakespeare Project, and ArtsEmerson, now Trinity Rep has decided to have a go at what I suppose co…

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THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at the Royal Albert Hall Airs on PBS Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's longest-running production of all time celebrates a triumphant quarter century on stage with The Phantom of the Opera at the Royal Albert Hall. The 25th Anniversary performance wi…

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Broadway Box Office Week 39 & TheatreScene: March 4, 2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE INROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER" - BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 39th week of the 2011 - 2012 season…

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THE ROAD TO MECCA Closes on Broadway Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Athol Fugard's THE ROAD TO MECCA closes tonight, March 4th at the American Airlines Theatre. THE ROAD TO MECCA will have played 34 previews and 56 …

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The Road To Mecca by Robert Walport

Plonking an intimate three hander like "The Road to Mecca" in a large venue like the American Airlines Theatre looked like a bad idea. My word they've pulled a blinder. "Mecca" is a play tha…

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Broadway Box Office Week 39 & TheatreScene: March 4, 2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE INROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER" - BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 39th week of the 2011 - 2012 season…

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Broadway Box Office Week 39 & TheatreScene: March 4, 2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE INROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER" - BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 39th week of the 2011 - 2012 season…

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The Wicked Stage: The art of writing lyrics by Sarah Green

As well as looking at the issues currently facing musical theatre, I want to look at the genre as an art form. I want to look at what goes into the making of a show and how it faces just as …

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Wicked Las Vegas | Smith Center by Admin

The Tony Award winning and groundbreaking musical ‘Wicked’ flies south to Las Vegas this summer for a six-week run at the Reynolds Hall of the Smith Center from August 29 to October 7, 2…

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Broadway Box Office Week 39 & TheatreScene: March 4, 2012 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE INROUND SIX OF "HOT/HOTTER" - BOTH ARE TO YOUR LEFT!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 39th week of the 2011 - 2012 season…

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Working Is A Successful Labor of Love At Caldwell Theatre by Bill Hirschman

By Michelle F. Solomon When Grammy-winning composer Stephen Schwartz (Godspell, Wicked, Pippin) first adapted Studs Terkel’s 1974 book Working for Chicago’s Goodman Theatre it wa…

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