Sunday, May 2, 2010 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Proof by

Tongue in Cheek Theater, Off-Off-Broadway By Markus Paminger BOTTOM LINE: A small-time production of a Pulitzer and Tony winning play that is well worth seeing despite some shortcomin…

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The Love List by

Manhattan Theatre Source, Off-Off-Broadway By Darron Cardosa BOTTOM LINE: Easy, breezy fun with a lot of good laughs and a clever and unique script. The Love List, playing at Manhatt…

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Sunday, May 2, 2010 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Neil Simon interview By Jasper Rees

As Sweet Charity transfers to the West End, veteran playwright Neil Simon discusses how he transformed Fellini's film Nights of Cabiria into a Broadway hit.

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Tamsin Outhwaite: 'Sweet Charity is the Hamlet of musicals'

The ex-EastEnders actress is finding nothing but joy in her latest role, says Euan Ferguson

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Rules for success from 'Life Could Be a Dream' by Charlotte Stoudt

The creators of the doo-wop musical capitalize on their 'Marvelous Wonderettes' experience.

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Shakespeareans Do It Better by Alice Wade

Back Stage readers should remember that in last week's cover story about Patrick Stewart, the veteran actor touched briefly on some of the similarities between acting for Shakespeare and for…

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The best performance I've ever seen: Lynn Nottage, playwright by Kate Kellaway

'Judi Dench's voice could go from being seductive to absolutely terrifying': Lynn Nottage on Mother Courage and Her Children at the Barbican, 1984

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My hero, Samuel Beckett

Liberal leader Nick Clegg on the man whose plays ask all the difficult and most troubling questions

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Alfred Molina's Art of Making Art

Alfred Molina has, in 12 years, gone from Art to Red, with a little fiddling on the roof in between.

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Catching Up With ... Kristin Chenoweth by Martin Lieberman

The versatile actress keeps her promise and returns to Broadway

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Ginger was much more than a dancer By CHRIS ANGERMANN

In the musical, "Backwards in High Heels: The Ginger Musical" at the Asolo Repertory Theatre, co-creators Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern examine Rogers' public and private life fr…

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Monster role for Parsons By Christopher Wallenberg

Stage and screen luminary Estelle Parsons plays Violet Weston, the acerbic, pill-popping matriarch at the center of "August: Osage County."

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What's in the running for this year's Tony Awards By Peter Marks

Honest, authentic productions flow to the top, while the formulaic falls away come Tonys time

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Theatre: wake up to the digital age! by Lyn Gardner

Whether we're talking about Twitter, Facebook or the blogosphere, it's high time theatres used social media properly - and not just for free advertising

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The 'wrong' casting can be so right by Matt Trueman

There's more to interesting acting than playing against type - and directors should be prepared to make bold choices

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Let's give theatre a sporting chance by Michael Billington

Whether it's sex, drugs or allegations of money-laundering, there's no end of human drama in sport - shouldn't there be more sport on stage?

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Gun drama for RSC actor by Lyn Gardner

The RSC actor who injured his hand with a stage gun is not the first to sustain an on-stage injury

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Noises off: Theatre plays at politics by Chris Wilkinson

Bloggers are all aflutter about democracy this week - but isn't comparing modern politics to theatre a bit, well, insulting?

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British-Asian theatre needs a facelift by Amardeep Sohi

Forget Bollywood endings and arranged marriages - what British-Asian theatre needs is fresh, honest writing that reflects modern society. And not a dance routine in sight

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Who can afford to perform at the Edinburgh festival? by Eleanor Turney

Soaring venue fees are putting Edinburgh out of reach for many theatre companies. Is it the beginning of the end for Scotland's summer spectacle?

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Will Batman lose his edge on stage? by Ben Walters

Warner Bros are planning on a theatrical version of the caped crusader - but will Batman Live have any of the menace of The Dark Knight?

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Noises off: Can starving artists survive lean times? by Chris Wilkinson

This week, bloggers are debating a perennial question - how can artists, especially those with families, make ends meet?

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Enron - Review by Elyse Sommer

Lucy Prebble's factional vision and Rupert Goold's razzle-dazzle staging make this an enthralling theatrical fantasia

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Antagonists Who Inspired Modern Lovers By ANITA GATES

The Westport Country Playhouse production of "She Loves Me" recalls a quaint age before texting and online dating.

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Pressure Drop at the Wellcome Collection, review By Dominic Cavendish (****)

Mick Gordon and Billy Bragg's Pressure Drop addresses the subject of immigration with honesty and clarity.

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Pressure Drop - Review by Jeremy Austin

Mick Gordon has written one of his 'theatre essays', asking questions through drama. And it's a powerful piece.

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Pressure Drop at the Wellcome Collection, NW1 - Review by David Jays (***)

The Wellcome Collection's first play and part of its fascinating Identity Project, features live music from Billy Bragg

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Canary at the Liverpool Playhouse - Review by Robert Hewison (***)

Harvey's piece ambitiously combines a family drama with a gay history play that has plot twists worthy of EastEnders

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Canary - Review by Clare Brennan

Never dull, it is sometimes too worthy.

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