Monday, July 11, 2005 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Lady Windermere's Fan

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Duffy Square to be rebuilt

The Times Square Alliance won the $5 million in city funds it needs to rebuild Duffy Square.

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ELTON JOHN tells me he definitely will bring his musical "Billy Elliot" to Broadway, probably in the spring of 2007.

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Will 'Billy' be a Broadway baby? By DAVID ROONEY

Musical minor, miners weigh chances of Gotham transfer as 'Elliot' woos N.Y. crix

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A RECENT heart attack cost Marianne Faithfull a plum role in a new screen adaptation of Oscar Wilde's "The Picture of Dorian Gray."

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Peter Filichia's Diary

An interactive dinner theater parody of Casablanca in Toronto? Filichia is there!

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Shirley Jones, rebel? By Christopher Muther

'Carousel' role shows she's more than Mrs. Partridge

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Three to remember

Looking back on her 50 years in film, what roles stand out for actress Shirley Jones?

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Dame Julie Andrews, who has used her perfect diction and superb poise to play queens on film, is in East Haddam, teaching a new generation how to be "perfect young ladies."

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Tobacco Town in Va. Puts Hopes in Theater By CALVIN WOODWARD, Associated Press Writer

The Barter Theatre opened in 1933 at the height of the Depression. Today it is a big deal in this southwestern Virginia town of fewer than 8,000 people, drawing 150,000 through its doors in …

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INTAR's Machado Marks First Year, Looks Ahead By Simi Horwitz

The model for Intar Theatre, a 40-year-old Off-Broadway group committed to producing new plays in English by Latino playwrights living in the United States -- both immigrants and American-bo…

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Who's who in 'The Who's Tommy' By Ed Masley

Manley Pope balances the need to 'rock out' and have the audience hear the story

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Actress fears for safety dodging cars amid city's mean streets By Christopher Rawson

Having been twice threatened in recent days by cars ignoring the pedestrian crosswalks in the Golden Triangle, I am reminded that I never wrote to endorse the eloquent May 8 letter to the ed…

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Fun, yes, but lack of precision is 'Fatal' flaw BY GORDON COX

Even with a running time of only 70 minutes, "Fatal Attraction: A Greek Tragedy" wears out its welcome early.

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Fatal Attraction: A Greek Tragedy
Reviewed By: Adam Klasfeld

Like the movie that it mocks, this production is short on substance but long on style.

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When Old Money Meets New, It's Wartime All Over Again By LAWRENCE VAN GELDER

A powerful performance by James Gale propels the Mint Theater's arresting and admirable revival of John Galsworthy's war play.

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The Skin Game

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Created especially for Stephen Sondheim By Mark Swed

The composer -- and his songs -- are the focus at a star-studded Bowl birthday party.

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'Like It'? You'll love Bard in park by Howard Kissel

Break out the bubbly! There's plenty to celebrate in the exhilarating "As You Like It" that Mark Lamos has directed at the Delacorte.

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High-Flying Epigrams Whiz By Like Arrows By BEN BRANTLEY

Moisés Kaufman presents Oscar Wilde's melo-comedy of manners with a strong cast and a handsome and spirited production, as seen at the Williamstown Theater Festival on Thursday.

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'Liaison' better the first time around BY PETER FILICHIA

At least Kim Gill's costumes are marvelous.

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Trying to Get Serious About Porn, and Failing With Valor By ANITA GATES

Cole Kazdin does quite a good job of making her story - a journalist's year of research on the pornographic-film business - compelling.

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Shakespeare Remains Goldest Oldie of Them All

This simplified one-act version of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" introduces children to Shakespeare with exaggeration, pure silliness and 1950's and 60's pop music.

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This scaled-down Paper Mill Playhouse revival, based on a version recently seen in London, proves that the show doesn't need lavish Broadway trappings to succeed.

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'QUIRKY" doesn't begin to describe Adam Bock's new play.

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Slam Poet Defies Classification in Show By JUSTIN BERGMAN, Associated Press Writer

Staceyann Chin defies easy classification.

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Mamet's second act is the selling point

Did you hear the one about six guys in a Chinese restaurant? One of them says to the other, "Hey look, you !@*&." To which his pal says, "Are you kiddin' me? I don't got the @$*! time for th…

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Strands: Que Seurat Seurat by David Wolf

The London theater is never complete, it seems, without something by Stephen Sondheim, and the latest example is Sam Buntrock's upcoming revival of "Sunday in the Park With George," which st…

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Biz slips; 'Wicked' triples

Road grosses declined 14.02% to $9,733,166 during Week 5 (June 27-July 3) as three shows left the boards.

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