Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

0047: Disney Galore! by MusicalTalk

DISNEY, as well as producing H*gh Sch**l M*s*c*l, which we don't talk about, have created a series of stage shows that have played both Broadway and the West End. Recently closed is Beauty a…

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Tuesday, September 4, 2007 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Loose Lips By: Brian Scott Lipton

Christine Lahti takes a first crack at Third. Plus: Marva Hicks moves into Brewster Place, Brian Murray gets into Shape, and Jerry Herman flies right.

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Casting identical twins a hot mess By GORDON COX

Albee's new play, 'Me,' a 'tall order' for director

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From 'Putnam County' to Hollywood By Mandi Bierly

Dan Fogler, Tony winner and star of "Balls of Fury," shares anecdotes about working with Walken, reveals his Ping-Pong playlist, and talks about his next big-screen comedies

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Attention, Shoppers: Anguish in Aisle 4 By CARYN JAMES

The concept of this time-traveling musical satire - the Wal-Martization of the world - seems tired on arrival.

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AT $65 a pop, tickets for "Walmartopia" are a bargain, compared to what you'll pay these days for Broadway. But as shopping mavens will tell you, you get what you pay for.

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Walton's Head Sings in Toothless 'Walmartopia': John Simon

The show presumes to be satire. But true satire needs sharper writing and catchier music. "Walmartopia" may have tongue in cheek; what it lacks is teeth in mouth.

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Review by Matthew Murray

If mixed messages were low prices, you could feed a family of four for a decade on Walmartopia. The Minetta Lane Theatre's newest tenant isn't just one of the unlikeliest Fringe Festival transfers ever, it's also a blinding tribute to exactly the kind of excess it decries.

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Wal-Mart parody hits Minetta Lane Theatre BY LINDA WINER

The revised, extended version now at the Minetta Lane Theatre is almost as obvious as it is amateurish.

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Reviewed by: David Finkle

This musical attempt to put the retail giant in its place is amateurish.

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An aggressively militant satire that attacks corporatism, economic and social dependency on the state, and the very real and present dangers of reckless and uncontrolled consumerism. Whew! T…

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From backyard to Off Broadway: Talking with the creators of Walmartopia by Emily Mills

The process of bringing their hit musical from Madison to the Big Apple

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High-Toned '33' Proves An Affair Of the Head By Peter Marks

Ultimately, though, "33 Variations" cannot quite make a wholly successful pivot from concerns of the head to those of the heart.

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Dublin pub quiz sets up raucous comic faceoff BY HEDY WEISS

Winning author Doyle, strong cast make 'War' a lovely must-see

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THEATER REVIEW: 'Matter of Honor' By F. Kathleen Foley

'Matter of Honor' tries to make a notorious 1880 attack on a black cadet into a whodunit.

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Stage Reviews: West End Update By Mark Shenton

We grade the London revivals of "Joseph" and "Grease," both starring actors selected by reality-TV viewers

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Theater Names Its First Fellow

The Lark Theater Company awarded its first annual Playwrights of New York fellowship to Carson Kreitzer.

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Cheap Seats

Starting today, Off Broadway theaters will offer seats at the box office 20 minutes before the curtain rises for only $20.

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O'Neill accepting submissions

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center in Waterford, Conn., is accepting submissions for the summer 2008 sessions of its developmental programs for plays and musicals.

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Rylance stars in Guthrie 'Gynt'

New translation comes from Robert Bly

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'La cage' at Menier for Chirstmas

Tricycle to premiere 'Doubt'

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Chelsea Pipe Bomb Remains a Mystery By Sewell Chan

The police bomb squad is investigating the explosion of a pipe bomb at 1:10 a.m. outside a four-story building in Chelsea that houses a nonprofit theater studio founded by Michael Imperioli,…

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Walmartopia - Reviewed by ANDY PROPST

In its new Off-Broadway incarnation, last year's Fringe Festival hit "Walmartopia" hopes to achieve a "Urinetown"-like success, but this convoluted musical will have a difficult time attract…

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The Emperor Jones

From one of the smallest spaces in London to one of the biggest, Thea Sharrock's Emperor Jones makes the transition from the Gate Theatre to the National's Olivier with aplomb.

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High Hysteria Closes Curtain on Cape Playhouse Season By Libby Hughes

Giggles, Gaggles, and Guffaws for "Lend Me a Tenor"

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A NEW play based on the music of the Rolling Stones will need major revisions to reach Broadway.

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