Wednesday, December 15, 2004 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Down to his last half billion

He owns 13 West End theatres, five homes and rights to the world's biggest-selling musical, which has just been made into a film. So why does Andrew Lloyd Webber claim to be feeling the pinch?
Thanks to Andy at American Theater Web for the link!

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Chasing Nicolette

Review by Tim Dunleavy

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Concert Canceled Over Use of Electronic Musicmaker By DANIEL J. WAKIN

The Opera Company of Brooklyn canceled a concert Tuesday after the New York musicians' union threatened a protest against the use of an electronic musicmaker.

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THE bad guy in "Dracula" these days is not its blood-sucking title character but its penny-pinching composer, Frank Wildhorn.

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Peter Filichia's Diary

This year's Drama League holiday luncheon panel discussion featured guests who all hail from the same part of town.

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Carrying a load By Greg Braxton

Single mom Tonya Pinkins juggles an L.A. musical and a N.Y. soap. Whew.

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Funny, tuneful: What more can you ask? By Douglas J. Keating

Now comes Chasing Nicolette. A Funny Thing and The Producers are fast company to travel in, but this new show at the Prince Music Theater more than keeps up. It is a consistently funny, sometimes hilarious, entertainment.

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Theater world laughs at itself on 42nd St. BY MICHAEL SOMMERS

Back for the 20-something-eth time, the newest edition of "Forbidden Broadway" is dubbed "Special Victims Unit," and starts with a bang as a 30-year-old Annie Warbucks and Sandy are found de…

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Fractured fairy tale BY PETER FILICHIA

What Exit? troupe's gender-bending twist on classic tale is a real gas

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Who Needs Dialogue? Shakespeare the Musical By NEIL GENZLINGER
The creators of this rousing, proudly frivolous musical have taken Shakespeare's "The Winter's Tale" and achieved a sort of hypnotic effect.

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The English Tongue, Defiled and Defended By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON
Despite a few accents that even Henry Higgins would have trouble placing, this production is a reliable visit to familiar territory.

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Reviving the Chill in a Familiar Monster Tale By JASON ZINOMAN
An imaginative young company called the Flying Machine has brought this tale of scientific hubris vividly back to life.

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So He Got Off the Couch and Into a One-Man Show By JASON ZINOMAN
A show about the travails of working as a Broadway producer could make juicy entertainment. But David Black's story comes off as strangely timid.

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Chuppah Blues

Two Jewish comedies pit romantic love against tradition by Alisa Solomon
Modern Orthodox; Di Kaprizne Kalemoyd/A Novel Romance

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Unquiet Spirits

In the first play of August Wilson's cycle, familiar patterns take on newly articulate flesh by Michael Feingold
Gem of the Ocean

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Charles McNulty examines the phenomenon of stars theatrically pleasuring themselves on Broadway

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Spacey's Darin' effort lacks bite by David Hinckley

Last night at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater, Spacey played a Darin-style nightclub show.

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"The Phantom of the Opera."

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