Tuesday, June 5, 2007 at 11am (Broadway Time)

0034: Kids' Stuff? by MusicalTalk

MUSICALS FOR CHILDREN - exactly what falls into this category and what doesn't? Nick, Emma and Dom talk about this issue as well as offering a bit of reflective commentary about The Lord of …

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Tuesday, June 5, 2007 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Theater Briefs

Rain washes out the first preview of "Romeo and Juliet" in Central Park, and the Atlantic Theater company announces its fall season.

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Inqlings | Curtains for Merriam's booker By Michael Klein

Major drama is unfolding at the Merriam Theater.
The University of the Arts, which owns this jewel on the Avenue of the Arts, is scrambling to keep it from going dark at the end of the month.

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And Jerry Mathers as ... Tracy Turnblad's Father? By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON

Casting Jerry Mathers, also known as TV's Beaver, in the Broadway musical "Hairspray" could be dismissed as a casting gimmick. But the role fits him oddly well, as does the show itself.

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Lloyd Webber's find travels 'Miles' By JOE DZIEMIANOWICZ

Irene Molloy, 28, who plays Molly, has navigated a career filled with road blocks and U-turns.

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The art of darkness BY ROBERT KAHN

Two LI natives run MCC Theatre with an eye on stretching Off-Broadway fare

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Faith-based initiative By Helen Shaw

Experimental trailblazer Rinde Eckert finds God in the details of Horizon.

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Hand to mouth By Alexis Soloski

Downtown's premier play maker, Clubbed Thumb, returns for summer loving.

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Theater Review | Marathon 2007, Series A
Sinister Cellphone Brings Marital Pot to Bloody Boil By CHARLES ISHERWOOD

Neil LaBute's "Things We Said Today" is the most skillful entry in the first evening of the Ensemble Studio Theater's annual two-part marathon of short plays.

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EST Marathon 2007 Series A
Reviewed by: Dan Bacalzo

Excellent performances from Dana Delany, Bruce MacVittie, Grant Shaud, and Victor Slezak grace one-acts by writers such as Billy Aronson, Neil LaBute, and Wendy MacLeod.

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Ensemble Studio Theater Marathon 2007: Series A

Taken together, they are a sweeping portrait of how people respond to suffering and loss.

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Crazy Mary - Reviewed by DAVID SHEWARD

While Crazy Mary may not be perfect, it does offer a tour de force performance from Kristine Nielsen and yet another chapter in A.R. Gurney's thoughtful examination of a segment of American …

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Sigourney Weaver stars in Gurney play By JUSTIN BERGMAN, Associated Press Writer

While there are moments of "Crazy Mary" that sparkle with the wit and sophistication of Gurney's earlier work, one wishes for a slightly fuller script that could support the two fine perform…

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Silent 'Hamlet,' Felt in the Bones By Sarah Kaufman

Synetic Theater Mounts A Mesmerizing Revival At the Kennedy Center

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The Romance of Magno Rubio
Review by Adam Feldman

Carter's writing, peppered with Tagalog and mostly written in spry rhyming couplets, draws dramatic energy from specific Filipino history and cultural traditions.

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The Eaten Heart
Review by David Cote

Bos and Thureen's coy, fragmentary approach can be drolly evocative, but after an hour it does grow a bit frustrating.

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Mother Load
Review by Raven Snook

Wilson is a funny lady, able to wring humor out of a very thin show that rags on an easy target: the new breed of Uggs-wearing, Bugaboo-pushin', Cookie magazine­readin' mamas.

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The House of Bernarda Alba - Reviewed by IRENE BACKALENICK

This stunning production of Garcia Lorca's searing play about class, caste, and oppression is a multicultural, multiracial triumph.

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The Scarlet Letter - Reviewed by KARL LEVETT

This latest stage adaptation is by Stuart Vaughan and Marie Kreutziger, and as presented by the New Globe Theatre and directed by Vaughan, it is pleasingly straightforward if not overly exci…

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Family dynamics in full play in 'Last Mass at St. Casimir's' By David C. Nichols

A deft cast brings to life the drama of a scrappy clan that finds love -- and closure -- while stranded during a storm.

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West Side Story
Seattle Review by: Miryam Gordon

5th Avenue Theatre's 50th anniversary production shows that the landmark musical still has the power to challenge and move audiences.

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Spirit of success By Ada Calhoun

Christine Ebersole feels a deep spiritual connection to the women she portrays in Broadway's "Grey Gardens." Will the Tony gods smile on her?

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Winging It! By: Joseph Marzullo; Text by Brian Scott Lipton

Jane Alexander, Lucie Arnaz, Orfeh, Josh Strickland, and many other stars help the American Theatre Wing honor James Earl Jones, Carol Channing, and Tommy Tune.

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EST Marathon Series A

If the Grim Reaper is the spirit overarching Series A, the cell phone is its dominating prop. It plays a key role in three of the five pieces.

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In another arresting and powerhouse production by Classical Theatre of Harlem, director Alfred Preisser has given Greek classic Electra new life.

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Jersey Boys - Los Angeles

The touring cast is headed by the clear falsetto of Christopher Kale Jones as Frankie and a magnetic Deven May as Tommy DeVito.

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