Thursday, December 20, 2001 at midnight (Broadway Time)


One Woman's Quest, Fraught With Cultural Land Mines by BEN BRANTLEY
Tony Kushner's exciting if still unfulfilled new play is infused with the contradictory, impossible love of the world.

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Group to Give 150,000 Tickets to Victims' Families by JESSE McKINLEY

The ticket giveaway is part of a continued push to provide emotional solace to victims of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11 as well as economic stimulus to New York cultural institutions.

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Hairspray Looks to Seattle Before Broadway Bow

Plans for the upcoming Broadway production of Hairspray are firming up. The musical will likely tryout at Seattles 5th Avenue Theatre in May or June.

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London Critics React to RNT South Pacific

The highly anticipated Royal National Theatre production of Rodgers and Hammersteins South Pacific, directed by Trevor Nunn, opened last week at the Olivier Theatre.

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Tori Spelling to Star in L.A. Maybe Baby

Tori Spelling, best known for playing the virginal Donna on Beverly Hills, 90210, is set to star in Charlie Shanian and Shari Simpsons Maybe Baby, It's You at Los Angeles Coronet Theater.

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Bomb-itty team pacts across MTV platforms

Deal marks cabler's first multi-platform development deal
MTV has pacted with the Bomb-itty boys to develop a theatrical film, a TV series and a made-for-TV pic based on their Off Broadway show "Bomb-itty of Errors."

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Broadway grosses

B.O. up; '42nd' 907g

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Road grosses

Biz off; Fla. 'Kate' great

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Spelling to be Coronet's 'Baby'

Thesp to replace Simpson in vignettes about singles

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Bringing Afghanistan To Our Door

You have to give Tony Kushner points for having started a play about Afghanistan three years ago, when it was hardly at the center of anyone's consciousness, though we were bombing it in an…

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It's 1998 in Kabul, Afghanistan, and the Taliban rules with an iron fist.In the desperate, frantic world of Tony Kushner's "Homebody/Kabul," one woman is swallowed up in its depths and seem…

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