Sunday, April 16, 2006 at midnight (Broadway Time)

'Lestat' revamps for Broadway

Elton John musical stakes its life on massive overhaul

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Dissidence In Belarus Forced Underground By MARIA DANILOVA, Associated Press

The theater lovers, bundled into winter jackets, are crammed into a grim, unheated barroom on the outskirts of Minsk, Belarus. Shouts ring out from the back rows: "Louder, please!"

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'Threepenny Opera' players thumb their noses at rich theater fans

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Prime time on the stage By Barbara Isenberg

TV has been very good to Neil Patrick Harris, but he also savors "the truth" of playing to a crowd.

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Director John Doyle gives a first glimpse of his approach to the Broadway-bound Company.

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Her show must go on BY KARIN LIPSON

At 95, Kitty Carlisle Hart keeps singing, exercising and living independently

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The Call of the Jungle By JESSE McKINLEY

Disney is taking a big risk on "Tarzan," one of the most expensive shows ever mounted on Broadway.

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Alan Bennett, author of 'The History Boys,' Speaks About, of All Things, Himself By SARAH LYALL

A grim diagnosis sparked openness in Alan Bennett's most successful play in years, "The History Boys," which is opening on Broadway.

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The Return of the Chocolate-Covered Herring By TED MERWIN

In this year of his centennial, Clifford Odets can once again be found on many stages, and once again, critics and scholars are debating his stature.

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At the Tone, Please Leave a Divalike Message By ROBERT SIMONSON

The cast of the Off Broadway hit "[title of show]" includes Victoria Clark, Marin Mazzie and Emily Skinner. Not that any of them appear.

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Beckett, Master of the Bleak, Gets a Birthday Bash in Dublin By BRIAN LAVERY

100 years after his birth, and almost 60 years after he redefined modern drama with "Waiting for Godot," Samuel Beckett is undeniably en vogue.

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Battlegrounds By Catherine Foster

A Trinity Rep production joins a growing list of plays that look at the Iraq war

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To be or not to be on stage

Here's a look at some women of song and the silver screen who tried out working for a living (eight shows a week, plus two matinees!) on the Great White Way.

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Loose Lips By: Brian Scott Lipton

William Ivey Long answers a male call, and Maurice Hines and Vivian Nixon get their Hot Feet ready. Plus: Neil, Sarah, and Patti salute Nathan and Matthew.

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A Friend In Court

For his Broadway debut, David Schwimmer has chosen The Caine Mutiny Court-Martial, a drama that taps into his sensibility, his ethnicity and his love of ensemble acting.

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Throwing Bawdy & Soul Into 'Canterbury' By Celia Wren

How Did the RSC Pull Chaucer's Sprawling Work Together? Oh, There Are Tales to Tell.

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A Woman Of Passion By FRANK RIZZO

TheaterWorks Play Celebrates Peggy Guggenheim, Who Lived For Art, Literature, Sex

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