Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Things of Dry Hours by Naomi Wallace at New York Theatre Workshop by New York Theatre Workshop

Things of Dry Hours by Naomi Wallace at New York Theatre Workshop Interview of creative team behind New York Theatre Workshop production of Things of Dry Hours by Naomi Wallace, Directed by…

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Broadway Cast Recordings, Soundtracks, or Audio Books? by Broadway Mouth Blog

Before embarking on a three-day drive to California several years ago, a friend said, "And you're bringing some audio books?""No.""You don't get audio books?" she said with astonishment. "I …

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Wednesday, June 10, 2009 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Review by Paul Harris

Play exudes the kind of infectious zaniness that occasionally attracts cult followings.

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Jude Law graces the Donmar West End season and in probably the greatest of Shakespearean roles

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Debbie Reynolds makes her Cafe Carlyle debut a pleasant way to spend some quality time with a silver screen legend.

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Grey Gardens: A Family Affair By J. Cooper Robb

The theatrical version of Grey Gardens is ambitious but flawed.

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Mitani's 'Singing' set for Skirball

Japanese helmer-scribe to bow musical

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New Works fest books talent

'Poor Behavior,' 'Bottom of the World' on slate

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New Island Festival sets slate

Schedule includes Hove, Amsterdam

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Obituary: David Marks, 49: Local Footlights Shone Brightly on Comic Actor By Patricia Sullivan

Mr. Marks, nominated five times for the prestigious Helen Hayes Award, won in 1990 for his lead role as a potbellied handyman in Deborah Pryor's black comedy "Briar Patch" at the Arena Stage.

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Broadway's Tony Glow Goes Only So Far By PATRICK HEALY

Broadway producers are counting on word of mouth and discounts to prevent closings and dark theaters this summer.

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Bret Michaels' Reps Criticize Tony Awards, Host Neil Patrick Harris

The statement also refutes reports that Michaels was joking about the mishap immediately after it happened, indicating his only immediate response was, "What the hell just hit me?" (A full s…

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Etta James joins Registry 'At Last'

Library of Congress to preserve 25 recordings

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'Nurse Jackie' gets second season

Showtime show nurses solid numbers

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A tipster told us that Colin Hanks ("Orange County"), Tom Hanks' son, recently got engaged to Manhattan-based publicist Samantha Bryant.

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THE Sunday matinee audience for "God of Carnage" was treated to a do-over when Hope Davis and James Gandolfini forgot their lines and came down with the giggles.

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George H.W. Bush parties like he's still 41.

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The Tony Awards show was a series of hit and miss moments. Let's just say the 2008-2009 season deserved a better platform.

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White Night By: Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award winner Julie White returns to the stage in the Shakespeare in the Park production of Twelfth Night.

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A Family Tradition

Pete Mannion's parents taught him how to use the TKTS booth-and passed on their love of theatregoing, too.

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Speak, Fictional Memory! By Isaac Butler

Zakiyyah Alexander Digs Through the Past in "10 Things To Do Before I Die"

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Building a Better Mousetrap by Isaac Butler

An Insiders Look at the making of Coraline

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Just Write By Jenelle Riley

Playwright Theresa Rebeck strikes a balance between critical acclaim and popular entertainment.

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Theresa Rebeck channels her outrage in 'Our House' By MICHAEL KUCHWARA

Rebeck's entertaining screed, now on view at off-Broadway's Playwrights Horizons, skewers with skill, taking no prisoners in a convoluted (particularly in the second act) tale of greed, oppo…

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Our House

Theresa Rebeck's new comedy leaves you rooting for the survival of Public Television's News Hour and hope types like her nutty TV network chief and his paramour will tweet rather than broadc…

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Grungy Slob, Sleek Careerist Meet in Rebeck Satire: John Simon

At her second-best, which this is, Rebeck can still be amusing.

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'Our House' A Smart Satire Of Television By MALCOLM JOHNSON

Rebeck, an uneven playwright who also works in television, has caught something here, and it is oddly haunting and provocative.

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'Things of Dry Hours'; 'Our House' BY LINDA WINER

Rebeck doesn't tell us anything more depressing than we already know about journalism, violence and celebrity culture. But she knows the territory and makes an amusing guide.

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Snarling, Murderous Reality (Now, That's Entertainment!) By CHARLES ISHERWOOD

Theresa Rebeck's new comedy is a mostly flatfooted satire of the blurring line between television news and entertainment.

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Our House
Review by Matthew Murray

Our House is in no way a dull or dumb two hours, but it's less likely to propel you to the edge of your seat than it is to inspire you to scramble for the remote and change the channel to something - anything - more relevant.

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Review: "Our House," a new off-Broadway play BY ROBERT FELDBERG

There are some laughs in "Our House," but its essential purpose is to deliver a message. I have one in return for the playwright: Tell me something I don't know.

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Our House
Reviewedby:Sandy MacDonald

Theresa Rebeck's comedy-drama about the inanities of reality television ends up being too superficial.

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Our House
Review by David Rooney

Trite, unrelentingly abrasive play confines itself to easy observations made countless times before.

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Our House - Reviewed by DAVID SHEWARD

"Television is stupid." Well, duh! That seems to be the big message of "Our House," Theresa Rebeck's slipshod satire on modern media.

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Valerie Harper is tantalized by Tallulah By Mary Carole McCauley

Actress relishes her role as the tipsy, strong-willed Tallulah Bankhead

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Theater Review | 'Asclepius'
Dramatizing a Greek Tale Seldom Told By CLAUDIA LA ROCCO

Ellen Stewart has written what she says is the first play ever about Asclepius, the son of Apollo and the god of medicine.

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Marathon 2009: Series B - Reviewed by ANDY PROPST

Unfortunately, quantity doesn't always equal quality, and such is the case here, with promising premises stretched to the breaking point, repeatedly straining the audience's patience.

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Culture Monster: Review: 'Ring of Fire' at La Mirada Theatre by Charlotte Stoudt

"Ring of Fire" is certainly polished, but it never quite feels theatrical, even in the way that other songbooks like "Smokey Joe's Café" manage to achieve.

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