Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at 6am (Broadway Time)

0083: Nick and Lisa: Shoutin' All Over The World! by MusicalTalk

NICK AND LISA discuss a huge amount of shows and related news items such as Phantom of the Opera, Shout, Bee Gees and Barry Mannilow's new jukebox musicals, Chess in Concert, Cabarets in the…

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Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Always True to You in My Fashion By: Joseph Marzullo, Tristan Fuge, & Brian Scott Lipton

Marisa Tomei, Laura Linney, Sierra Boggess, Sutton Foster, Kelli O'Hara, Kerry Butler and a host of lovely ladies show off their sartorial sense.

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Despite promises, Drama Desk still has not reinstated access rights to one gagged member, by Tom O'Neil

The Drama Desk admits that it censored two members who spoke candidly to Gold Derby about concerns over the group's leadership, but it has still not followed up on its promise to restore the…

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Tony's boost Broadway box office

'In the Heights' hits high due to nominations

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Huntington Hartford, A. & P. Heir, Dies at 97 By DANIEL LEWIS

Mr. Hartford inherited a fortune from the A. & P. grocery business and lost most of it chasing his dreams as an entrepreneur, arts patron and man of leisure.

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Goold gets Royal Shakespeare gig

'Macbeth' director named associate director

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Is It Really Rose's Turn This Year? By Tim Murphy

A Zagat-style breakdown of the Tony race for Top Diva.

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It's Louise's Turn By Dan Avery

Laura Benanti recently got a Tony nomination for her role opposite Patti LuPone in Gypsy on Broadway, but as we discover the songstress is really more of a dork in diva's clothing

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Good Boys and True

Roberto Aguirre-Sacas has the imagination dramatic savvy to give a potent facelift to a familiar situation, and make it not only blaze with erotic tension but reveal the effect of the legacy…

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A Well-Manicured Meltdown By JOY GOODWIN

The play goes down easy, but its aftertaste is sharp.

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When scandal poisons the halls of ivy by MICHAEL SOMMERS

Despite its open-ended conclusion, "Good Boys and True" may resemble a staged TV drama, but the urgency of the performances lends the show considerable vitality as it unfolds.

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Good Boys and True
Reviewed by: Dan Bacalzo

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's unevenly executed play about a sex scandal at an all-boys school nonetheless raises some interesting issues.

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Sex, School and Videotape (Hold the Tea and Sympathy, Please) By CHARLES ISHERWOOD

"Good Boys and True," about a scandal at a prep school, is a standard-issue issue play written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and acted competently by a likable cast.

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Good Boys and True
Review by Matthew Murray

But whatever your experiences with, or feelings about, such matters, expect them to be more varied and complex than those in this intriguing but simpleminded treatment, which is always phras…

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Good Boys and True

But it feels like the overdetermined play is doing a job rather than expressing genuine moral outrage; it spins a juicy story but lacks the psychological texture to make its themes resonate …

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'Good Boys and True' examines class and privilege (AP)

Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa's "Good Boys and True" is a play long on ambition and short on the credibility that could lift it beyond the melodramatics of the seamy prep school scandal that ensnar…

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The play, which opened Monday night at the Second Stage, is sober and old-fashioned, but it's still hard to know what to make of it.

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REVIEW: 'Two Unrelated Plays by David Mamet' By Charles McNulty

Mamet showcases his breadth in 'The Duck Variations' and 'Keep Your Pantheon' at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.

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Two Unrelated Plays by David Mamet

Separately and together, the comedies have been shaped by helmer Neil Pepe into a crackerjack means of beating the summer heat.

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'Two Unrelated Plays' at the Douglas is strictly Mamet lite By PAUL HODGINS

A pair of slight but amusing one-act plays won't please fans of classic Mamet but showcase his comedic talents and a gaggle of his acting buddies.

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NO ESCAPE by Andy Buck

The Acting Company makes a strong case for this revival of Eccentricities of a Nightingale- a play that has not had a major revival in New York since its premiere in 1976.

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'The Pavilion': Cosmic small talk By FRANK RIZZO

Beware of high school reunions, with their nostalgic mix of regret over lost youth, failed dreams and bad marriages.
Beware, too, of high school reunion plays, notably Craig Wright's "The Pavilion," which opened Saturday at the Westport Country Playhouse and continues through May 31.

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I'd Rather Be Right

Director/choreographer William Mead, who brought such energy and charm to By George Productions' 2007 take on the Gershwins' "Tip-Toes," this time lacks the wherewithal to rise above stale m…

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Short Slices of Life By LAURA COLLINS-HUGHES

Here's hoping that the marathon's series B and C are as good.

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The Story of David, Modern & Muddled By Peter Marks

Theater J Premieres an Eclectic, Peculiar Musical

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My Antonia

Scott Schwartz has taken Cather's novel and made of it a drama with music.

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Even now, 50 years after its premiere, Harold Pinter's career-making The Birthday Party marches to its own dread-inducing drum.

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The second half of Shakespeare's eight-play history cycle here presented for all too short a time.

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Public Theater's History to Be Published By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON; Compiled by Lawrence Van Gelder

"Free for All," an oral history of the Public Theater, has a 2009 publication date.

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Second Stage slates festival

Theater group showcases 10 plays

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