Wednesday, October 17, 2001 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Broadway Grosses: Here We Go Again

The new season is really starting to heat up, with four shows (Mamma Mia!, Thou Shalt Not, Sexaholixa love story and The Women) in the midst of previews last week.

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Unwrap Your Candy Extends at the Vineyard

The limited engagement of Doug Wrights Unwrap Your Candy at the Vineyard Theatre will be extended for two additional weeks. The play, directed by the author, will now run through November …

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Yakker to do time warp

Jerry! Jerry! steps in to play narrator in transgender tuner
Talkshow host Jerry Springer will replace talkshow host Dick Cavett in the retooled production of "The Rocky Horror Show," set to reopen on Broadway Oct. 30 for a limited 10-week engagement.
When did Broadway become golf? It used to be that on Broadway, the scoring the lowest was not the desired outcome...

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A 'Fool' for B'way

New SFS sets comedy with thesp Bates, helmer Penn

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Hot 'mamma' hits

B'way B.O. monopolized by Big 5

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Road rallies despite 'Full' stop

Clear Channel talking about salvaging tuner's truncated tour

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Theater Hall of Fame To Induct Strouse, Grizzard, Brustein, Stevenson Jan. 28, 2002

The "Class of 2001" will be welcomed by the American Theater Critics Association and the Board of Directors of the Theater Hall of Fame

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Sebastian Bach Rocks as Riff Raff in Oct. 30 B'way Resurrection of Rocky Horror Show

Celebrities like Robin Leach, Jerry Springer, Sally Jesse Raphael and MTV's Dave Holmes will also join the Broadway revival.

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Students Asked To Write Plays About the War's Effect on Their Lives

The entries must address the student's feelings in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attack

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Bat Boy To Reopen Off-Broadway, Oct. 18

As boxoffice woes ease, the scary musical plans to return from beyond the grave
Unfortunately, this re-opening will get buried under the Mamma Mia frenzy.

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SCENE AND HEARD: Neil LaBute's New Shape

The hot young playwright partied at Ernie's with the cast on opening night

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TWO high-profile musicals trying out in regional theaters may be Broadway bound.The first is "The Visit," the new musical from songwriters John Kander and Fred Ebb, and playwright Terrence McNally, which opened last week in Chicago starring Chita Rivera.
So, the question is, was Riedel not included in the Rocky news, or did he decide not to write about it? Hmmm...

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Theater Review | 'The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)': And You Still Thought Hamlet Was a Tragedy by D. J. R. Bruckner

Improbable as it may seem to people who saw the 1991 and 1995 presentations, this second Off Broadway revival of "Shakespeare Abridged" is funnier than ever.

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Is it me or is the silence from the Left Coast deafening? More specifically, I am talking about the lack of chat about Wildhorn's Dracula which started at La Jolla last week. Sure they are in previews, but what exactly is a preview at a regional theatre anyway?

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Frank, go back to work now. :-)

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