Thursday, July 3, 2008 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Dublin Your Fun, by Gwen Orel

Sam Shepard gallops back to the Public—by way of Ireland.

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Balkan Tale: Blood Ties, and Ties to Home, by Andy Webster

Marko the Prince is an ambitious portrait of a fictional shell-shocked village on the border of Bosnia and Serbia in the summer of 1992.

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Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy reviewed by Adam Feldman

Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy is a collection of animal acts performed by human beings. Talented acrobats, gymnasts and contortionists are obliged to exercise their skills in a jungle-themed environment whose sheer tackiness is more breathtaking than the athleticism.

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Stitching, reviewed by David Cote

This bleak, torturous work grimly looks at the ways lovers slice into each other's flesh—literally and metaphorically.

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Explicit Vows, reviewed by Rob Kendt

John Jiler's one-man play is a trite, mildly irritating riff on male-female relations, as reflected through his own unremarkable love life.

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A Brush with Georgia O'Keefe, reviewed by Diane Snyder

Although playwright and star Natalie Mosco paints a lively and knowledgeable picture of a tenacious artist, A Brush with Georgia O'Keeffe is rudimentary biography.

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Second Act By Simi Horwitz

Trezana Beverley on her post-Tony career and her role in 'Marko the Prince'

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Benjamin's Ragtime Band Captures the Real Cohan By BARRYMORE LAURENCE SCHERER

Rick Benjamin's Paragon Ragtime Orchestra brings out the exceptional tunefulness of George M. Cohan's music.

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The year 2008 will see theatre artist Hunter Foster in all his various modes.

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On the Rocks

Post "The Hours," a depiction of early 20th century Brit writers that takes such a straight-down-the-line biographical approach seems irretrievably retro.

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As Saloon Swinger, Wopat Tries a Little Tenderness By STEPHEN HOLDEN

In a fundamental way Tom Wopat, who is performing Thursdays through July 31 at the Metropolitan Room, is a keeper of the flame of the Sinatra saloon tradition.

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THE SIEGEL COLUMN By Barbara & Scott Siegel

Cirque gets bashed and Bash'd is quite a cirque! Palace of the End and Reasons to be Pretty provide much to think about as well as some of the young season's greatest performances ...

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A Chorus Line still packs a mean theatrical punch. As for Mario Lopez as Zach, he turns in a surprisingly impressive performance.

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Final Act By Quinton Skinner

Jeune Lune's artistic director discusses the renowned theater company's demise

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A legend lightens up

She has played a concentration camp survivor and a working-class whistleblower, but in Mamma Mia! Meryl Streep sings, dances - and does the splits. Stuart Jeffries hears about women in Holly…

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Julie Walters: why I'm such a super trouper by Hugo Rifkind

The Mamma Mia star reveals how a nurse and a nun inspired her to defy her Irish family and take to the stage

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Mamma Mia! Björn to run (and run, and run, and run...) by Clive Davis

As the movie version of the stage smash hit is released, we look at the enduring appeal of the show and the Abba music that inspired it

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Englewood's BergenPac gets help from public

Englewood's bergenPAC, which called on the public for help in raising $650,000 million last month, has raised that and more - close to $800,000, according to bergenPAC chairman and president…

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Perrin and Betts to join cast of The 39 Steps at the Criterion.

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Inqlings: Anchor stages run as king By Michael Klein

Action News anchor Rick Williams is channeling his inner Yul Brynner as curtain time nears for Moorestown Theater Company's production of The King and I.

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Broadways Lights Will Stay On By MOTOKO RICH; Compiled by PATRICIA COHEN

After two and a half months of talks Actors' Equity Association reached a tentative agreement with the Broadway League, averting a strike.

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The Show May Go On

The Wilmette Theater hopes to come to the rescue of a beleaguered production of "Ragtime."

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