Sunday, July 26, 2009 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Family tuners: Big budgets, low payoff By ROBERT HOFLER

'Mermaid,' 'Tarzan' create losses for studio

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New reporting system inflates grosses By GORDON COX

Numbers-crunching brightens Broadway outlook

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Will hippies and heavy metal hit West End? By GORDON COX

'Rock of Ages,' 'Hair' could make London transfer

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'Tiffany's' tops London legit fall sked By DAVID BENEDICT

Orton, Rothko and Golightly share the spotlight

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Busy fall season may get two more plays By DAVID BENEDICT

'Jerusalem,' 'Endgame' may be heading to London

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More from Nicholas Hytner's hat By DAVID BENEDICT

National Theater highlights: Current and future

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'First Wives Club' is forming in San Diego By Diane Haithman

Step by step, line by line, the play is the latest Broadway-bound musical to take shape at the Old Globe.

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History Of 'Camelot' Is As Turbulent As The Action On The Stage By FRANK RIZZO

"Believe me, it didn't feel very riveting at the time," says Julie Andrews in recent telephone interview from her home in California. "But it was a labor of love."

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Robert Chew gives youth a master class in theater By Mary Carole McCauley

Robert Chew, best known as Proposition Joe on 'The Wire,' gives youth in Baltimore a master class in theater

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It started with its title By Jeffrey Borak

Don't ask playwright Noah Haidle what the title of his new play, "What is the Cause of Thunder?" means. He won't tell you.

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Cutting costs, not creativity By Geoff Edgers

For the first time since 2002, the Shakespeare on the Common play (this year it's "Comedy of Errors") will be staged without the help of the Citi Performing Arts Center.

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After the Tony, Two Musical Encores By PATRICK HEALY

Matthew Warchus is following up the rare feat of being nominated twice for the 2009 Tony Award for best director by developing two major musicals at the same time.

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Theater and Movies and No Vacation By KATE TAYLOR

Douglas Aibel, the artistic director of the Vineyard Theater, wears a second hat as a casting director for Hollywood movies.

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On Campus, an Incubator for New Plays By CELIA McGEE

The 25th anniversary of Powerhouse Theater, the eight-week summer program at Vassar College, is something of a jaw-dropper.

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Love Interest Breaks Type, Uses Brain By SARAH LYALL

In "Adam," the actor Hugh Dancy plays not simply a person with Asperger's, but a character with something delicate and mysterious.

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Summer Stages By: Joseph Marzullo & Tristan Fuge; Text by Dan Bacalzo

Andrew McCarthy, Margaret Colin, Victor Slezak, America Ferrera, Michael Urie, Stephanie March, Isabel Keating, Jennifer Westfeldt, Russell Brand, and James Carpinello are among the stars ca…

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Another Way of Looking at Washington in the Icy Delaware By ANITA GATES

The familiar painting won't seem quite right (it never was, actually) after you see "Duck Crossing.".

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Washington Crosses the Delaware As Never Before by Bob Rendell

In his new one-act play Duck Crossing, Premiere Stages' artistic director John Wooten employs his wit and imagination to provide a pleasant evening's diversion.

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The Sweep of History, Stalingrad to A-Bomb By JASON ZINOMAN

"Life and Fate," a stirring adaptation of Vasily Grossman's 1960 Russian novel, is being performed as part of the Lincoln Center Festival.

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Girls Night: The Musical - Reviewed by GWEN OREL

When the whole audience joins in to chant "I Will Survive," you realize that "Girls Night: The Musical" is not just a silly bachelorette-flavored night on the town. It's a rally.

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Levittown - Reviewed by DAVID SHEWARD

Marc Palmieri's "Levittown" has some genuinely earned dramatic pyrotechnics, but when he wanders from kitchen-sink realism to soap operatics, not even the sterling work of director George De…

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Etty - Reviewed by LEONARD JACOBS

There's nothing wrong with dramatizing untold or underexplored Holocaust stories, provided they deliver as much of a theatrical punch as the topic obviously deserves and requires. The proble…

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Mime With Attitude by 2 Australian Zanies By SYLVIANE GOLD

The Umbilical Brothers (David Collins and Shane Dundas) frantically mock a traditionally silent art in "Thwak!," at Hartford Stage.

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About Mothers, by Mothers (Mostly) By AILEEN JACOBSON

"Motherhood Out Loud" started out to be a group of monologues by female writers. But men and other characters got involved.

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Low-Budget Mother Goose, Intended for Mature Audiences Only By JASON ZINOMAN

The Little Lord Fauntleroys have mounted a rare revival of "Babes in Toyland" that replaces the original's spectacle with a tongue-in-cheek bargain-basement aesthetic.

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Culture Monster: Theater review: 'Fiddler on the Roof' at the Pantages by F. Kathleen Foley

As for Topol, despite a few too many ticks and pauses, he remains an amazingly durable and charismatic Tevye whose performance is one for the books. Warts and all, it should be seen.

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Adrian Grenier to present 'Victoria'

Fringe fest scheduled to run Aug. 15-22

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