Saturday, July 26, 2008 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Three by Beckett By Jacques le Sourd

These three brilliantly executed solo works by the author of "Waiting for Godot" come to us through the auspices of Dublin's Gate Theatre.

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The Understudy

Theresa Rebeck has not only written a terrific new comedy about the craziness that's part of putting on a show, but she's given Franz Kafka, the neurotic who captured the psychic dread of ex…

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Richard Nelson's Some Americans Abroad has an impressive cast of stage veterans, but the revival comes across as somewhat slack.

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What to Do When You Hate All Your Friends

And for all its absurdity and sparkling cattiness, Larry Kunofsky's "What to Do When You Hate All Your Friends" is a surprisingly wise exercise in reducing an audience of grown men and women…

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Hillary and Monica: The Winter of Her Discontent - Reviewed by RON COHEN

As former first lady and presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton, Heidi J. Dallin gives a nomination-worthy performance.

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Say Boy, You Sissy Boy? - Reviewed by MARK PEIKERT

Kenny Mellman has set himself an enormous task in his chamber musical.

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Gurland and Farley Sing Rodgers and Hammerstein - Reviewed by DAVID FINKLE

Bearing in mind that Richard Rodgers was a notorious stickler about hearing his songs performed as he wrote them, I wondered what he would have made of the (perhaps well-intentioned) travest…

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'Not the Messiah': Eric Idle Revs Up by Stephen Brookes

Monty Python Alum Hits All The Right Notes

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Road grows about 8.5%

Road Grosses

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Actor was star on Broadway, in S. Florida BY DANIEL CHANG AND CHRISTINE DOLEN

"Nothing really slowed him down," said London, who wed Adler in 2003 and directed him in several productions, including Rappaport.

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Police murder swoop... on local play by Dan Kay

POLICE were called to a suburban theatre's production of Sweeney Todd after an actress's blood-curdling screams were mistaken for real-life murder.

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Here Comes the Son for Marissa Jaret Winokur by Natalie Finn (E! Online)

If you thought Marissa Jaret Winokur was bubbly and cheerful before...

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Happy Birthday, Kristin Chenoweth!

Kristin Chenoweth celebrates the big 4-0 at a big birthday bash thrown by her Untitled Entertainment manager pal Danielle Thomas on Thursday at the Los Angeles home of Untitled boss Stephani…

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Once upon a sequel by Richard Ouzounian

Hotly anticipated Phantom of the Opera follow-up slated to open in London

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On the Stage, No More Mr. Tough Guy By MARK BLANKENSHIP

Musical theater in New York is being dominated by a certain type of male character who is defined by vulnerability, confusion and sincerity.

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Auditioning Round the Campfire By MICKEY RAPKIN

For children who aspire to a career in the performing arts, attending summer theater camps can be a steppingstone to Broadway or even Hollywood.

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Jeweled Dialogue, Expertly Juggled By BEN BRANTLEY

Three shows in London brought home the rewards of hearing actors treat linguistic shades of purple as if they were everyday beige.

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The Saturday Profile
Back to Art, Havel Meditates on Power By DAN BILEFSKY

Vaclav Havel acknowledges the autobiographical aspects in his new play, which depicts a womanizing former political leader who has grudgingly exited the stage.

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A Show Business Princess Explores Her Image By SYLVIANE GOLD

IN her one-woman show, "Wishful Drinking," Carrie Fisher spends 90 minutes talking about herself.

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Speaking in Many Voices That Surpass His Own By MARCELLE S. FISCHLER

IN the first six episodes of "Community Service," a gospel musical "dramedy" that begins in January on the Gospel Music Channel, J. D. Lawrence plays eight roles. He is also the show's creat…

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Film lays its love on 'Mamma Mia!' By GORDON COX

Adaptation a super trooper for Broadway, road

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Negro ensemble heads Off Broadway By SAM THIELMAN

Charles Weldon hoping to turn org around

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McEachin's 'Duty' goes to D.C. By DANIEL KIMMEL

Army vet created solo show

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Oregon fest sets stage for big change By LYNN JACOBSON

Bill Rauch aims to modernize event

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Prairie Tales

Librettist Rachel Sheinkin opens the door to Little House on the Prairie, a new musical, at the Guthrie Theatre.

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A Perfect Season

Gate Theatre Dublin's artistic director recounts his journey through the work of Samuel Beckett.

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Gate/Beckett: First Love - Reviewed by LEONARD JACOBS

For the man whose back is the first image of "First Love," a theatrical version of a 1946 short story by Samuel Beckett, being discovered by outsiders is the last thing he wants.

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