Friday, February 3, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Breaking News: Caldwell Considers Bankruptcy Protection, But No Plans To Fold by Bill Hirschman

The board of directors at the Caldwell Theatre Company are considering seeking federal bankruptcy protection as one solution to persisting financial problems at South Florida’s longest run…

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Tony Award Nominee Ben Gazzara Has Died at 81 by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway and film legend Ben Gazzara has died at age 81, according to The New York Tiimes. Gazzara, who studied with Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio in Manhattan, made his Broadway debut…

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STAGE TUBE: X FACTOR Winner Melanie Amaro, Elton John Face Off in New Pepsi Commercial! by Stage Tube

Earlier this week, PepsiCo released details about its Pepsi ad to air during Super Bowl XLVI, which will be broadcast on NBC. Today, the ad was released - check it out below

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From Broadway to About Broadway

After his musical closes, director Michael Mayer focuses on a TV show about a musical: "Smash."

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Popular character actor Ben Gazzara dies in NY by Cristian Salazar

NEW YORK (AP) -- Ben Gazzara, whose powerful dramatic performances brought an intensity to a variety of roles and made him a memorable presence in films, on television and on Broadway in…

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Art with heart: Toronto welcomes Condé and Beveridge back by Murray Whyte

Toronto artists Carole Condé and Karl Beveridge epitomize generations of artist activism in Canada. This month, they get a much-deserved homecoming.

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Broadway 'Business' takes a dive

Legit News: Most shows stay steady, but closings take a toll

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Legit theater creatives spawn apps

Legit News: Market grows for rehearsal, staging tools

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Dancers Flow In After Opera's Exit

The David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, faced with a void left by City Opera's departure, is aiming to raise its profile as a focal point for world-class dance by bringing in companies …

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The jury’s mostly out in Mamet’s ‘Race’ by Bob Bullen

“Everyone’s a little bit racist,” sing the puppets of Avenue Q. Then there’s sh*t white girls say to black girls. And what about anything comedienne Lisa Lampanelli s…

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People You Should Know . . . Jerry Ruíz by Zack

JERRYRUÍZ (Director) isa director based in NYC.  Recent directing credits include Enfrascada byTanya Saracho for Clubbed Thumb, Sangre by MandoAlvarado for Summerst…

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People You Should Know . . . Matt Schatz by Zack

Matt Schatz is a playwright and a songwriter. His plays and musicals include Oh, Gastronomy! (HumanaFestival 2012), Love Trapezoid (Astoria Performing Arts Cent…

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Photo Flash: Chip Zien, Lewis J. Stadlen, et al. in Northport's THE SUNSHINE BOYS by BroadwayWorld

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport has announced the cast and creative team for the Neil Simon comedy, The Sunshine Boys. Previews began yesterday with the official opening on Saturday…

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The Great ’90s Animated Film Project: “The King and I” (1999) by Monica Reida

Previously: Mulan, The Swan Princess, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, The Prince of Egypt, Anastasia, Quest for Camelot, Tarzan, The Iron Giant Shall I tell you what I thi…

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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AMERICAN IDIOT's Tony Vincent to Appear on 'The Voice' by BroadwayWorld

According to Broadway vet Tony Vincent's official Facebook page, he's slated to appear on NBC's singing competition THE VOICE for its second season, which debuts this Sunday.

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Review: Aida (Lyric Opera of Chicago) by Scotty Zacher

For this *Aida*, Lyric Opera has created a more sensual Aida; the edges are softened, the costumes flow. Even the death chamber for Aida and Radames is swathed in a soft golden tone and gen…

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Ben Gazzara, Original Brick in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Dies at 81 by Robert Simonson

Ben Gazzara, an intense actor of stage and film who created the role of Brick in Tennessee Williams' Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, died of pancreatic cancer at Bellevue Hospital Center in New Y…

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Review: BRANCH by Toby Zinman

Toby Zinman wrote: Somewhere between a high school assembly speech, a pep talk, and a Wikipedia article, "Branch" by Walt Vail isn’t really a play at all.

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American Theater Co.’s ‘Disgraced’ creates a predictable chaos

HEDY WEISS: The fix is in from the very start for all five of the identity-warped characters in Ayad Akhtar’s play, “Disgraced,” now in its world premiere by the American Theatre Compa…

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Ben Gazzara, 81, leaves a rich, gruff legacy in theater and film by David Ng

Ben Gazzara, who died Friday in New York at the age of 81, was an actor with a gruff voice and intense demeanor. His acting legacy, which included the films of John Cassavetes and originatin…

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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'Clybourne Park' actors cheer news they're going to Broadway by Mike Boehm

`Clybourne Park' will move on to Broadway despite producer Scott Rudin's withdrawal. The cast cheered when it received the news backstage at the Mark Taper Forum on Thursday.

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Ben Gazzara, Actor of Stage and Screen, Dies at 81 by Neil Genzlinger

Mr. Gazzara’s long acting career included playing Brick in the original “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” on Broadway and roles in influential films by John Cassavetes.

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Critic’s Notebook: In London Theater, the Past Isn’t Dead, It’s Onstage by Ben Brantley

Several current British productions, including “Lovesong,” “Travelling Light” and “The Kreutzer Sonata,” feature characters who recall earlier times.

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Theater Review: Adapting Sophocles: ‘These Seven Sicknesses’ at Flea Theater by Catherine Rampell

“These Seven Sicknesses,” a condensed adaptation of Sophocles’ seven surviving plays, is being performed at the Flea Theater by its resident acting company, the Bats.

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Idina Menzel Is a Tease, Les Miz Says Au Revoir Taylor Swift, Bonjour Samantha Barks & Other Lessons of the Week by Broadway.com

What a week it’s been on Broadway.  Highs and lows, ups and downs, all that jazz. There was one close call, a lot of super exciting casting news and, in our humble opinion, one ki…

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Wicked Star Jackie Burns on Getting Green, Getting Married & Not Getting Naked in Hair by Broadway.com

She’s been a Hair hippie and a Rock of Ages stripper and is now a high-flying Wicked witch on Broadway, but Jackie Burns isn’t your typical musical theater actress. The bubbly, b…

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Show People with Paul Wontorek Interview: "Wicked" Star Jackie Burns on Elphaba, "Hair" & More! by Broadway.com

Show People with Paul Wontorek Interview: "Wicked" Star Jackie Burns on Elphaba, "Hair" & More! She's been a Hair hippie and a Rock of Ages stripper and is now a…

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Actor Ben Gazzara Dies at 81 by BroadwayWorld

Actor Ben Gazzara has passed away due to pancreatic cancer, according to published reports. He was 81 years old.

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FLASH FRIDAY: Ricky Martin Meets Madonna by Pat Cerasaro

One of the foremost male pop stars of the last twenty years is undeniably Livin La Vida Loca crooner Ricky Martin, so his deigning of appearing on next weeks GLEE as a new Spanish teacher, D…

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Review: (Montreal) In Absentia by The Charlebois Post

Paul Hopkins, Jilian Fargay, Jade Hassouné(photo: lucetg.com)Who says absence makes the heart grow fonder?In Absentia at the Centaur TheatreBy Richard BurnettHopes were high for Centaur The…

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Double Salami: week 4 by Kurt Chiang

I am so sorry this is getting to you late.Rememember: A Double Salami is more than Eli Manning and Tom Brady sharing a cab in Texas. Find out this Sunday at the Neo-Futurarium. (and Friday …

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Body By Broadway: Feel the Burn With Abtastic Mamma Mia Star Jordan Dean by Broadway.com

Body by Broadway is making its way down the Great White Way! As part of our new fitness video series, we aim to inspire you to break a sweat with the sexy stars of the stage by enlisting the…

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PHOTO CALL: Ionescopade, Starring Nancy Anderson and Leo Ash Evens, Opens at The York by Krissie Fullerton

The York Theatre Company's production of Ionescopade, a rarely performed "musical vaudeville" inspired by works of absurdist master playwright Eugene Ionesco, officially opened…

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Bobby Cannavale Joins the Cast of HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire' by BroadwayWorld

Broadway vet Bobby Cannavale has landed a role as a series regular on HBO's 'Boardwalk Empire,' according to Deadline.com.

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An intimate experience — Le Salon de Musiques by Pauline Adamek

For its fifth intimate concert of the second season, Le Salon de Musiques program will feature Poulenc Flute Sonata with piano and Arnold Bax Elegiac Trio for Flute, Harp and Viola and Faur…

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"Michael Feinstein's American Songbook" Returns for More Musical Hunting by Frank Rizzo

Visits Hugh Hefner's Mansion in Search of Tunes and Devices"Michael Feinstein's American Songbook" kicks off its second season on PBS tonighjt with a visit to Hugh Hefner 's pad in search …

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Review: (Ottawa) Creation by The Charlebois Post

Christian Murray, Joey Tremblay (Photo credit: Andrée Lanthier)Around CreationPeter Hinton's last season at NAC continues but ho-humby Jim MurchisonI was excited to be going to the NAC agai…

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First Look at Atlantic Theater Company’s Scandalous Drama CQ/CX by Broadway.com

Sometimes newsroom drama becomes the story. That is what's explored in Atlantic Theater Company's world premiere of Gabe McKinley’s drama CQ/CX, opening February 15 at off…

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Eve Beglarian's Huck Finn Adventure

In 2009 the composer Eve Beglarian spent four months traveling down the Mississippi River — from the Headwaters in northern Minnesota to the Gulf of Mexico. She made the trip mostly in a k…

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The Week in Culture Pictures, Feb. 3 by The New York Times

A slide show of photographs of cultural events from this week.

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STAGE TUBE: Richard Ridge, Mandy Patinkin, Norbert Leo Butz, et al. Featured in SMASH PROJECT Spoof! by Stage Tube

SMASH will have its premiere on the NBC network on February, 6, 2012. Developed from an idea of Executive Producer and multiple Emmy and Oscar winner Steven Spielberg, SMASH explores the sub…

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Malcolm Morrison To Direct "Hamlet" at Hartt by Frank Rizzo

Mark Ford Stars as Great DaneAnd what did you do your final year at college? Oh, I played “Hamlet”.

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World Premiere Preview February 3, 4, and 5 by Kurt Chiang

I'm writing this while sitting on my bed, and one of the cats is sitting next to me. He is sitting just like person would on a couch, or a lawn chair. So it's weird.The super bowl is this …

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Photo Coverage: Arrivals at LOOK BACK IN ANGER Opening Night After Party by Walter McBride

Last night, February 2, Roundabout Theatre Company opened its new production of John Osbornes Look Back in Anger, directed by Roundabout Associate Artist Sam Gold. The cast features Adam Dri…

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Movie Review: CAROL CHANNING - LARGER THAN LIFE

My favorite kind of books to read are biographies.  I love learning about peoples' lives, what makes them tick.  Real life has always been far more interesting to me than f…

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PHOTO CALL: A Look at Atlantic Theater Company's CQ/CX by Krissie Fullerton

Gabe McKinley's CQ/CX, the fact-inspired drama about a journalism scandal, began preview performances Off-Broadway Jan. 25. The world premiere, produced by Atlantic Theater Company, is s…

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Body By Broadway: Working Out with Buff "Mamma Mia!" Star Jordan Dean by Broadway.com

Body By Broadway: Working Out with Buff "Mamma Mia!" Star Jordan Dean From: Broadwaycom Views: 10 0 ratings Time: 07:00 More in Entertainment

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Josh Gad to Star in 1600 PENN Series, THE GAME Movie by BroadwayWorld

According to Deadline.com, Tony nominee Josh Gad will now not only executive produce NBC's 1600 Penn, but also star in it. The series is about 'a dysfunctional family that just happens to li…

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Broadway Vet Bobby Cannavale Joins the Cast of TV's Boardwalk Empire by Broadway.com

Bobby Cannavale is joining the cast of HBO's Boardwalk Empire as a series regular for the show's upcoming third season, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Cannavale will play Gyp R…

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HARVEY's Jim Parsons Set to Appear on 'Ellen' This Monday by BroadwayWorld

Jim Parsons, who is starring in the upcoming Broadway production of Harvey, will appear on NBCs The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Monday, February 6th between 4-5PM on channel 4.

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The Afternoon Report, Friday, February 3, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Friday, February 3, 2012 Today’s Tweets:  click on hyperlinked items for more information @RTC_NYC HARVEY‘s Jim Parsons on “Ellen” t…

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CHART TOPPERS: Top-Grossing Broadway Productions, Week of Jan. 23-29 by Judy Samelson

Here are the top-grossing Broadway productions for the week of Jan. 23-29, 2012, as reported by The Broadway League.

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The Jacksonian, with Ed Harris, Amy Madigan, Bill Pullman, Extends at Geffen Through March 25 by Dan Bacalzo

The Geffen Playhouse's world premiere production of Beth Henley's The Jacksonian has added an extra week to its run, and will now perform February 7-March 25. Tony Award winner Rob…

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Memphis Pre-Show by Memphis The Musical

Memphis Pre-Show Watch for us in the preshow of Fathom Events this month! From: MemphisTheMusical Views: 192 1 ratings Time: 00:31 More in Entertainment

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Geffen Adds a Week to Run of Beth Henley's Jacksonian in L.A. by Kenneth Jones

The world premiere of The Jacksonian, the new Southern-set play by Pulitzer Prize winner Beth Henley, will get an extra week of performances at Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.

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Glee - "The Spanish Teacher" - Matthew Morrison Interview by MatthewMorrison.net

Glee - "The Spanish Teacher" - Matthew Morrison Interview Source: Fox From: matthewmorrisonnet Views: 104 1 ratings Time: 02:47 More in People & Blogs

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Bobby Cannavale to Join HBO's Boardwalk Empire by Brian Scott Lipton

Two-time Tony Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Bobby Cannavale will join the cast of HBO's award-winning series Boardwalk Empire as gangster Gyp Rosetti. according to Deadline.com. …

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STAGE TUBE: Benjamin Walker Talks VAMPIRE HUNTER! by Stage Tube

ABRAHAM LINCOLN VAMPIRE HUNTER is scheduled to hit theaters on June 22nd from 20th Century Fox. The horror, thriller film is directed by Timur Bekmambetov and stars Broadway veteran Benjamin…

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Ostrow: "Smash" taps the drama inside a Broadway show by Joanne Ostrow

"Smash" is not exactly "Glee" for adults. It's much better than that."Smash," debuting Monday at 9 p.m. on Channel 9, is the most exciting TV pilot in years. More dramatically grounded than …

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Al Pacino to Lend Voice to Despicable Me 2 Film by Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award winner Al Pacino will lend his voice to the animated film Despicable Me 2, which is set for a July 2013 release, according to Deadline.com. Pacino won Tony Awards for his work in…

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Pascale Armand, Kevin Mambo Set for The Convert at The Goodman by Dan Bacalzo

The original cast of Danai Gurira's The Convert will continue on with the show from its world premiere co-production at the McCarter Theatre Center, when the play performs at the Goodma…

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Tony Winner Scarlett Johansson & Mark Ruffalo to Star in Movie Musical Can a Song Save Your Life? by Broadway.com

Tony winner Scarlett Johansson and Mark Ruffalo are set to star in Can a Song Save Your Life, a movie musical written and directed by John Carney, accoding to the Hollywood Reporter. Carney …

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"Awake," With Cherry Jones and B.D. Wong, Will Premiere on NBC in March by Adam Hetrick and Christopher Wallenberg

"Awake," the new NBC detective drama featuring Tony Award winners Cherry Jones and B.D. Wong, will premiere March 1, according to Deadline.com.

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#NEWPLAY AGGREGATE: Introducing… #Newplay.Us by HowlRound

  #NEWPLAY is US   NEWPLAY.US : A HowlRound.com Knowledge Commons Project. Community Sourced News & Info for the #NEWPLAY World. Join a community revolutionizing the flow of knowle…

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Meet February Fashionistas Dawn Wells, Robin Strasser & More at Off-Broadway’s Love, Loss and What I Wore by Broadway.com

A fabulous new cast of all-stars has joined Delia and Nora Ephron’s off-Broadway hit Love, Loss and What I Wore, and on February 2, the dazzling divas hit the town. After chatting abou…

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Get on the Couch with the Cast of the Sexy Comedy Psycho Therapy by Broadway.com

Got a case of the winter blues? Then head to sunny Los Angeles with the dysfunctional cast of Frank Strausser’s new off-Broadway comedy Psycho Therapy. Directed by Alex Lippard, the se…

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BMI's Jean Banks Has Died by Andy Propst

Arts administrator Jean Banks has died after a battle with lung cancer. She was 77. Banks was senior director of jazz and musical theatre at BMI, a position she held from the mid-1990s. I…

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PHOTO FLASH: Robin Strasser, Dawn Wells Celebrate Opening in Love, Loss, and What I Wore by Dan Bacalzo

TV icons Dawn Wells of Gilligan's Island fame and Robin Strasser of One Life to Live are among the newest Off-Broadway cast members in Love, Loss, and What I Wore, at the Westside Theat…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: "The Rosie Show" Welcomes Kristin Chenoweth (Video) by Andrew Gans

Tony and Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth sat down with Rosie O'Donnell on the Feb. 2 broadcast of "The Rosie Show."

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SLSO's Danny Lee has a new website

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra principal cello Daniel Lee has a slick new website: http://danielleecello.com.

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Jane Lanier Fell Into a Burning Ring of Fire by Julio Martinez

Jane Lanier is no longer dancing, but she's choreographing and directing. Currently she's re-creating movement for non-dancers in Jason Edwards' staging of the Johnny Cash bio-musical Ring o…

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Is Tarragon dropping of Healey play dramatic cowardice? Ouzounian by Richard Ouzounian

Our theatre critic recalls other instances where controversial works were shunned, including Yichud and My Name Is Rachel Corrie.

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Broadway: Now you see it, now you don't. Oh, wait! Now you do, again. by Howard Shapiro

On, then off, now it looks as is "Clybourne Park" will be back on the Broadway schedule this season, again.

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Review: (Toronto) L'Amour de loin (Love From Afar) by The Charlebois Post

Krisztina Szabó as the Pilgrim (downstage left), Erin Wall as Clémence and Russell Braun as Jaufré (both centre stage). Photo: Michael CooperConfirming Its GreatnessCOC proves its stature…

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Jumping Aboard: Nick Jonas and Michael Urie Join the Cast of "How to Succeed" by Playbill Video

Jumping Aboard: Nick Jonas and Michael Urie Join the Cast of "How to Succeed" http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video Joined by Beau Bridges (a recent newcomer in the role of J.B…

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Other Desert Cities Tickets Now On Sale Through June by Adam Hetrick

The turbulent family holiday of Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities will last a bit longer. Tickets to the Broadway production are now on sale through June 17.

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Givenik Ambassador | Carolee Carmello by Givenik

Givenik Ambassador | Carolee Carmello Carolee Carmello, who is currently starring in the hit musical SISTER ACT, talks about her favorite charity: God's Love We Deliver. LIKE Givenik |…

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Musical 'Marilyn' may not sing by Linda Winer

It is hard to resist snappy, interesting theater people talking trash and emoting sincerely while trying to put together a new musical for Broadway. With Steven Spielberg, NBC and creators w…

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The Cleveland Show - Dirty Dancing 3 - Dancing with the Stools Dance Scene by DanceOn

The Cleveland Show - Dirty Dancing 3 - Dancing with the Stools Dance Scene The Cleveland Show official dance scene from the episode "Dirty Dancing 3" (Season 3, Episode 10) where …

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The Dream/Song of the Earth, Royal Opera House, London

Both works show the Royal Ballet’s real qualities far better than any of the care-worn ‘classics’, writes Clement Crisp

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Rain makers

The new version of ‘Singin’ in the Rain’ is the latest production to make a splash on stage, writes Sarah Hemming

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Triple entendre

Andrew Clark applauds a trio of well-paired opera double bills at Lyon’s ‘Puccini plus’ festival

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"Rushing" to See Darren Criss, Playgoers Hope to Succeed by Playbill Video

"Rushing" to See Darren Criss, Playgoers Hope to Succeed http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video During the last week of Darren Criss' run in Broadway's "How to Succ…

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Arlene Philips to Direct and Choreograph Starlight Express U.K. Tour by Andy Propst

Arlene Phillips will direct and choreograph a U.K. tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Starlight Express, which will launch with an engagement at the New Wimbledon Theatre in London, running …

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Arlene Phillips to Direct and Choreograph Starlight Express U.K. Tour by Andy Propst

Arlene Phillips will direct and choreograph a U.K. tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Starlight Express, which will launch with an engagement at the New Wimbledon Theatre in London, running …

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George and Barbara Bush Welcome Bring it On to Houston with a Presidential Visit by Broadway.com

Former President George H.W. Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush paid a presidential visit to the cast of Bring it On at the Hobby Center in Houston. The national tour, which kicked off in Los …

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ASK JRB: ENOUGH WITH THE BILLY JOEL ALREADY by Jason Robert Brown

I got a weird and huffy comment this morning on yesterday's blog about "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant." Perhaps this guy was annoyed by my incessant Twittering about the Billy …

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Inside the Roundabout Archives Day 9- ASSASSINS by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company recently announced the theatre organizations permanent archives, which document the companys illustrious 46-year production history. The archives are a resource fo…

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Watch Benjamin Walker Become an Ax-Wielding Abolitionist in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Broadway.com

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson alum Benjamin Walker is gearing up to star as yet another one of America’s forefathers in the upcoming film Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. The Broadway f…

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Guest Picks: Cynthia Nixon

Cynthia Nixon was on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to talk about starring in the Broadway production of "Wit." She also told us that she's a huge fan of Garrison Keillor's. Find out what …

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Josie Rourke

Josie Rourke, the new artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse, talks to Clemency Burton-Hill about legacy and an audience’s attention span

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Martin Sheen to Join George Clooney Jamie Lee Curtis, Jane Lynch in 8 Reading in L.A. by Andy Propst

Martin Sheen will play Theodore B. Olson in the Los Angeles premiere of Dustin Lance Black's 8, to be offered as a benefit reading at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre on March 3, according to…

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Madi Distefano makes BRT debut in 'A Raw Space' by Naila Francis

It's been more than a year since she's taken the stage — at least in an actor's role, which is why Madi Distefano is so excited to be part of "A Raw Space," the new play by Jon Marans that…

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Paul Masse, Alicia Hall Moran, Nathaniel Stampley from Broadway's Porgy and Bess to Perform at Apollo Theater by Dan Bacalzo

Paul Masse, Alicia Hall Moran, and Nathaniel Stampley -- who currently appear in the Broadway production of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess -- will perform a number from the show at the A…

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End of the Rainbow Opens at the Guthrie Feb. 3; Broadway Is Next by Adam Hetrick

End of the Rainbow, the Broadway-bound London stage play about the final months in the life of entertainer Judy Garland, officially opens Feb. 3 at the Guthrie Theater.

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VIDEO FLASH: NEWSical's John Walton Does Smash by Brian Scott Lipton

NEWSical has released a video which imagines a reality casting project for the forthcoming NBC series, Smash. In the video, NEWSical cast member John Walton offers his impersonations of suc…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Our Favorite Musical Performances From Cast Members of NBC's "Smash" (Video) by Michael Gioia

"Smash," the new NBC musical drama that offers an inside look at the creation of a Marilyn Monroe-inspired musical, features a cast of Broadway and stage veterans, including Drama …

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In Absentia: Morris Panych ponders big questions in midlife-crisis drama by Matthew Hays

Despite an able cast, the play isn’t as grand as the ideas it floats

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Sitting Ovation! August Wilson Theatre Gets Ergonomic Seating in Mass Replacement Job

Audiences at Broadway's Jersey Boys have been more at home than ever since the whirlwind Jan. 8-10 installation of firmer seat cushions in the 1,250-seat auditorium of the August Wilson Thea…

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Stephanie Beatriz, René Millán, Richard Montoya Set for American Night at Kirk Douglas Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

The entire cast of the current La Jolla Playhouse production of Richard Montoya's American Night: The Ballad of Juan José will continue in the show when it performs at Center…

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Broadway's August Wilson Theatre Gets New Ergonomic Seating in Whirlwind Replacement Job by Kenneth Jones

Audiences at Broadway's Jersey Boys have been more at home than ever in the past month following the Jan. 8-10 installation of firmer seat cushions in the 1,250-seat auditorium of the Au…

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Cynthia Nixon on "Wit"

Tony– and Emmy Award–winner Cynthia Nixon discusses her role in “Wit,” where she portrays a brilliant and exacting poetry professor undergoing an experimental treatment for cancer. A…

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Richard II at the Donmar by John Morrison

I dropped in to the Donmar box office at a lucky moment last week, just as they released a batch of extra tickets for one of the last performances of Michael Grandage's swansong production, …

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Scarlett Johansson, Mark Ruffalo Set for John Carney's Can A Song Save Your Life? Film by Andy Propst

Mark Ruffalo will join the previously announced Scarlett Johansson in Can A Song Save Your Life?, according to a report in Variety. John Carney is writing and directing the picture. The f…

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Conversation: Mark Morris by Jeffrey Brown

I recently had a chance to see a performance of Mark Morris' "L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato" at Washington's Kennedy Center, a piece he first presented in 1988 and that is widely co…

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Exclusive! Seminar Star Jerry O’Connell Offers a Peek Backstage by Broadway.com

Come along as Seminar star Jerry O’Connell brings us on a backstage tour of the Golden Theatre, the home of Theresa Rebeck's acclaimed play starrring O'Connell, Alan Rickm…

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BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of Roundabout's LOOK BACK IN ANGER by BroadwayWorld TV

Last night, February 2, Roundabout Theatre Company opened its new production of John Osborne's Look Back in Anger, directed by Roundabout Associate Artist Sam Gold. The cast features Adam Dr…

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Good For What Ails You by HowlRound

click on the title above to read the full journal article, blog post, or podcast on HowlRound.com

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Marieann Meringolo to Bring Michel Legrand Show to Feinstein's at Loews Regency by Dan Bacalzo

Award-winning vocalist Marieann Meringolo will bring her new show You Must Believe In Spring! The Music of Michel Legrand to Feinstein's at Loews Regency for four consecutive Sundays, F…

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Myrna Conn to Star in ArtsWest's The Rise and Fall of Little Voice by Bethany Rickwald

ArtsWest will present Jim Cartwright's The Rise and Fall of Little Voice, March 7-31, starring 18 year-old actress Myra Conn. Artistic Director Christopher Zinovitch will direct. In t…

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Broadway Channel February 2012 Seg I by The Broadway Channel

Broadway Channel February 2012 Seg I February is an exciting month as The Broadway Channel® takes you on a first sneak peek of Broadway's upcoming new production, GHOST THE MUSICAL …

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Connie McMillan to Receive Equity's Lucy Jordan Humanitarian Award by Dan Bacalzo

Actors' Equity Association has announced that Connie McMillan is the recipient of the 2012 Lucy Jordan Humanitarian Award, which honors an individual in the theatrical community. It wi…

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Review: "Rain" by Wendy Rosenfield

"Rain" not exactly theater, more like watching a really expensive cover band, writes critic Wendy Rosenvield. But it's a decent cover band, with some nice visuals.

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Alvin Ailey Dance: Defying shallow choreography - and gravity, too by Paula Citron

The pieces themselves were more showy than deep, but the dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater prove themselves among the best on the planet

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Buddha – A Fantastic Journey, Helmed by John C. Reilly, Sets New Start Date by Adam Hetrick

The West Coast premiere of Evan Brenner's one-man play Buddha – A Fantastic Journey has delayed the start of performances until Feb. 9.

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The Monsters Within the Pentagon Papers by John Powers

When John Powers was in high school in south LA, a recent alumnus of his school was killed in Vietnam. This started a chain of curiosity in Powers that resulted in his dramatization of The P…

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Graphic Books Best Sellers: Stan Lee Puts a Sci-Fi Twist on Shakespeare by George Gene Gustines

"Romeo and Juliet: The War," co-written by Stan Lee, enters the hardcover and paperback lists at No. 7.

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Mobbed Episode 5 - Feuding Brothers, Everclear's Art Alexakis, Ace Hood & DJ Ravi Recap by DanceOn

Mobbed Episode 5 - Feuding Brothers, Everclear's Art Alexakis, Ace Hood & DJ Ravi Recap Mobbed Episode 5 recap - Lauren Gottlieb sits down for an exclusive interview with the episod…

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Review: "A Raw Space" by Jim Rutter

Critic Jim Rutter writes that Jon Marans’ theatrically ambitious but overwrought "A Raw Space," now receiving a stilted world premiere at Bristol Riverside Theatre, started with a solid if…

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NAKED BOYS SINGING to Re-Open at Kirk Theater Beginning 2/23 by BroadwayWorld

NAKED BOYS SINGING, the fifteen-song celebration of the male form, recently ended its run at New York's New World Stages - Stage 2 on Saturday January 28th after 3,069 performances.The hit s…

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Steven Yuhasz Named New Executive Director for Shakespeare on the Sound by Dan Bacalzo

Steven Yuhasz has joined Shakespeare on the Sound as its new Executive Director. He replaces Emily Bryan, who is now the organization's Director of Education. Yuhasz has worked extens…

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Profiles Theatre’s ‘Bachelorette’ is no party

HEDY WEISS: Awful play about sexy but self-loathing women, getting wasted and talking dirty, is like an ad for date rape.

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Necessary Sacrifices by Debbie Jackson

Nothing truly prepares one for the remarkable resemblance of the actors David Selby and Craig Wallace to the characters they portray, Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass in the world prem…

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Stephen Eich to End Tenure as Executive Director of Pasadena Playhouse by Dan Bacalzo

Stephen Eich, who joined Pasadena Playhouse as Executive Director in July 2009, will end his tenure in that position on or around February 29. He will continue to serve in a consulting capac…

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Camp Broadway Announces NYC Summer Schedule, Kicks Off 7/16 by BroadwayWorld

Camp Broadway, Broadways Original Summer Camp, announces its 17th annual New York City season with two five-day sessions of musical theatre programming, July 16 - 20 and August 6 - 10.

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‘Clybourne Park’ Readies Broadway Transfer With New Producer by David Rogers

Only three days after lead producer Scott Rudin announced he was leaving the upcoming Broadway production of “Clybourne Park,” it has now been confirmed that the play will go on as sched…

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"While you're in a clapping mood..." by Bilal

Our technicians aren't exactly the unsung heroes of Too Much Light, because we sing about them often, sometimes even with actual songs. Each of them bring their own personalities and enjoyab…

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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The Woman in Black by Scott Meslow

Horror is a tricky genre for both stage and screen. It relies, perhaps more than any other genre, on emotion – evoking a gut-level, sometimes primal terror that makes the viewer forget, ju…

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Best tweets in the house: Theatergoers share, live by Karen D'souzasan Jose Mercury News

To tweet or not to tweet, that is the question facing arts organizations trying to engage audiences in a social-media-obsessed world. More and more arts troupes across the nation are setting…

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Las Vegas Previews February 2012 by The Broadway Channel

Las Vegas Previews February 2012 From: BroadwayChannel Views: 13 2 ratings Time: 21:31 More in Entertainment

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PORGY AND BESS Celebrates Black History Month at Apollo Theatre by BroadwayWorld

George Gershwins American folk opera, Porgy and Bess, premiered in New York City in the fall of 1935, one year after the opening of The Apollo Theater. Both the play, and the theater, became…

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Broadway on Tour February 2012 by The Broadway Channel

Broadway on Tour February 2012 From: BroadwayChannel Views: 19 3 ratings Time: 16:06 More in Entertainment

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A Little Bit Noh, A Little Bit Musical Theatre by Mark Blankenship

“Tokio Confidential’s” unlikely combination of styles You see all kinds of theatre in New York, but you don’t see that much Noh, the classical Japanese form that uses…

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Shoshana Bean to Perform at XL Nightclub on Mondays This February by BroadwayWorld

XL Nightclub, Cabaret amp Lounge has announced that Broadway veteran Shoshana Bean will be performing on Mondays, February 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 8 pm.

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John Leguizamo Developing Autobiographically-Inspired Comedy for ABC by Dan Bacalzo

2011 Drama Desk Award winner John Leguizamo has signed a development deal with ABC to star in and executive produce a comedy inspired by "his professional, personal and family life in N…

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Weekend Poll: After Carrie, Which Stephen King Novel Should be Adapted as a Stage Musical? by Broadway.com

MCC's reworked production of the notorious musical Carrie, based on the Stephen King novel of the same name, began previews this week at off-Broadway’s Lucille Lortel Theatre.…

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PHOTO CALL: Look Back in Anger Opening Night by Joseph Marzullo

John Osborne's Look Back in Anger, directed by Sam Gold in an arresting physical production that conjures the squalor and straitened circumstances of a working class life, opened Feb. 2 …

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Times Past by Diane Snyder

The saga of former New York Times reporter Jayson Blair gets dramatic treatment from one of his former colleagues, Gabe McKinley, whose latest play, CQ/CX, is on the boards courtesy of the A…

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Burning Down DC | Gwydion Suilebhan by Tim

Burning Down DC (by Gwydion Suilebhan on his blog)

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Burning Down A House by Tim

Burning Down A House (by Polly Carl on HowlRound)

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Comedy: National College Comedy Festival at Skidmore by Megan Angelo

The National College Comedy Festival at Skidmore, next Saturday and Sunday, has become a place for young troupes to flex their muscles outside the glare of the professional arena.

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Matthew Rhys and the Cast of Look Back in Anger Celebrate an Electrifying Opening Night by Broadway.com

Matthew Rhys and company officially brought the tumultuous world of Look Back in Anger to life on their February 2 opening night. Set in 1950s England, the iconic John Osborne drama is the s…

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Host of Sondheim Titles, Including The Birthday Concert and Into the Woods, Streaming On Netflix by Adam Hetrick

Sondheim: The Birthday Concert, Into the Woods, Company and "Evening Primrose" are now available for instant streaming on Netflix.

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BWW Polls: Which LES MIS Character Do You Think Deserves Another Song in the Film? by BroadwayWorld

The theatre community already can't wait for the Tom Hooper-helmed big screen version of LES MIS. Newest to the cast is Samantha Barks who will play Eponine in the film. She joins the previo…

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Take a Backstage Tour of PHANTOM Broadway with Cast Member Janet Saia by The Phantom of the Opera

Take a Backstage Tour of PHANTOM Broadway with Cast Member Janet Saia Take a journey backstage at PHANTOM Broadway with cast member Janet Saia. Far beneath the majesty and splendour of the…

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A Night in the Life of PHANTOM Broadway Cast Member Janet Saia by The Phantom of the Opera

A Night in the Life of PHANTOM Broadway Cast Member Janet Saia Spend a performance with PHANTOM Broadway ensemble member Janet Saia. Far beneath the majesty and splendour of the Paris Oper…

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Sutton Foster & Godspell to Appear on Broadway-Themed Episode of Project Runway All Stars by Broadway.com

The contestants on Project Runway All Stars are going to have to "make it work" for the cast of Godspell. The revival of Stephen Schwartz's legendary rock musical and Tony winn…

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For Whistler's second number, A Number by Thomas Garvey

Danny Bryck - but which one? - with Mark Cohen in A Number.Whistler in the Dark has taken to a kind of "expanded," "Season 2.0" approach to their programming these days - works come in pairs…

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Behind-the Scenes at PHANTOM Broadway with Satomi Hofmann by The Phantom of the Opera

Behind-the Scenes at PHANTOM Broadway with Satomi Hofmann Get an exclusive glimpse backstage with PHANTOM Broadway cast member Satomi Hofmann (u/s Carlotta and Mme. Gyry). Far beneath the …

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Naked Boys Singing Finds New Home at Off-Broadway's Theatre Row by Broadway.com

The hit off-Broadway revue Naked Boys Singing will re-open on February 23 at the Kirk Theatre at Theatre Row. The nude musical closed at off-Broadway’s New World Stages on January 28 a…

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You and you and nothing but you. by Travis Bedard

Well I hope you’ve been reading along as we’ve been introducing the cast of our upcoming Messenger No. 4 (Or…. How to Survive a Greek Tragedy). If you haven’t been following along yo…

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‘Back to the Future’ to Become a Musical on Broadway? by David Rogers

We’re currently only three years away from the 2015 “future” depicted in the second installment of the “Back to the Future” trilogy, but it is possible we could see a musical versi…

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BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: The University of New Mexico by BroadwayWorld

Last year, BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theater website on the Internet, launched a comprehensive Student Database listing college and university performing arts programs across the countr…

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London's Shakespeare's Globe Season Will Feature Jamie Parker, Samuel Barnett, Samantha Spiro, Johnny Flynn by Mark Shenton

Shakespeare’s Globe on London’s South Bank has announced further casting for its summer productions that will include Jamie Parker and Samuel Barnett, two of the original cast of…

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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What to see: Lyn Gardner's theatre tips by Lyn Gardner

It's cold outside but theatre is hotting up this week with family drama The Gatekeeper in Manchester and Sex with a Stranger, starring Jaime Winstone and Russell Tovey, in LondonScotland and…

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Ladies making fools of themselves by Jeffrey Borak

Friday February 3, 2012 It's been 35 years since Tina Packer first, and last, directed Moliere's "The Learned Ladies."

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Fate of Seattle's Intiman Theatre to Be Revealed Following Feb. 6 Meeting by Adam Hetrick

Board members of Seattle's Intiman Theatre will determine the future of the Tony-winning company next week.

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Joel Edgerton, Jessica Chastain to Star in DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY by BroadwayWorld

According to Hollywood.com , filmmaker Ned Benson will be writing and directing two connected films, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby His and The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Hers, which…

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Lauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman Cast In 'Into the Woods' at Westport Playhouse by Frank Rizzo

Danielle Ferland -- the Original Red Riding Hood -- Returns As Baker's WifeLauren Kennedy, Erik Liberman and Danielle Ferland will be featured in the Stephen Sondheim-James Lapine music…

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Shoshana Bean to Perform at XL Nightclub by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway veteran Shoshana Bean will perform at the newly opened cabaret space at XL Nightclub on Mondays, February 6, 13, 20, and 27 at 8pm. Bean has been seen on stage in such shows as Wic…

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Jean Banks, Director of Musical Theatre at BMI, Dies at 77 by Robert Simonson

Jean Banks, the senior director of jazz and musical theatre at BMI and an unseen but influential figure in the theatre world, died on Feb. 2 in her Lower East Side home. The cause was lung c…

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Review: Enron (Timeline Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

In TimeLine’s staging of Prebble’s drama, the human faces of Enron mailroom provide a fascinating lesson in hubris and a compelling study of an economic freefall from board room to mail …

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Joe Hill-Gibbins: The next challenge by The Stage

As Joe Hill-Gibbins' version of The Changeling runs at the Young Vic Theatre in London, the deputy artistic director of the venue chats to Matt Trueman about how he approaches projects and w…

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Jeffry Denman, Danielle Ferland, Lauren Kennedy Set for Into the Woods by Dan Bacalzo

Casting has been announced for Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Into the Woods, a co-production to be presented at CENTERSTAGE in Baltimore, March 7-April 15, and Westport Country Pl…

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Richard III by Robert Walport

Having failed to catch Kevin Spacey's Richard III at the Old Vic back in London, I jumped at the chance to see it at the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM). The hype was great and I have fond m…

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Ghetto Klown's John Leguizamo Will Develop and Star in ABC Comedy Series by Michael Gioia

Tony Award nominee John Leguizamo has signed a development deal with ABC and ABC Studios to star in and executive produce a single-camera comedy for the network, according to Deadline.com.

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NYC Ballet to Remount Seven Deadly Sins With Patti LuPone Feb. 8-12 by Adam Hetrick

Two-time Tony Award winner Patti LuPone will reunite with the New York City Ballet for Kurt Weill's The Seven Deadly Sins Feb. 8-12 at the Koch Theater.

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Dickens of a time by The Stage

Charles Dickens created some of the most iconic novels and characters in English Literature. Nick Smurthwaite paints an intimate portrait of the writer and looks at some of the great adaptat…

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Kirsten Fitzgerald, Natalie West Set for A Red Orchid Theatre's The Butcher of Baraboo by Andy Propst

A Red Orchid Theatre has announced casting for Marisa Wegrzyn's The Butcher of Baraboo, to run April 5 - May 20. Shade Murray will direct the production. The play centers on a female …

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THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars - Dan Domenech! by BroadwayWorld

Welcome to THE FRIDAY SIX QampAs With Your Favorite Broadway Stars. Want to know what hooked them to a career in the theater Their dream roles Their Broadway crushes Read onIn this next edit…

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DID YOU KNOW...The Most Interesting Message Board Topics of the Week, January 28- February 3 by BroadwayWorld

These days, in the new age of social media revolution, the best source of information is YOU. Each day, fans of BroadwayWorld post tens of thousands of comments on our multiple message board…

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See Clips of "Weeds" Star Justin Kirk, Stockard Channing & More in Broadway's "Other Desert Cities" by Broadway.com

See Clips of "Weeds" Star Justin Kirk, Stockard Channing & More in Broadway's "Other Desert Cities" Get Tickets to Other Desert Cities: http://www.broadway.com/s…

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My Space: "Sister Act" Star Marla Mindelle by Broadway.com

My Space: "Sister Act" Star Marla Mindelle Buy Tickets to SIster Act: http://www.broadway.com/shows/sister-act/ She isn't much of a decorator (her words), but Marla Mindelle …

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Beyond Broadway: Off-Broadway's "Russian Transport" with Janeane Garofalo by Broadway.com

Beyond Broadway: Off-Broadway's "Russian Transport" with Janeane Garofalo Erika Sheffer's Russian Transport has taken up residence at off-Broadway's Acorn Theatre on T…

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Broadway on Film: Company, Merrily, Love by JK

If all goes as planned, this time next year theatre fans should have three new DVDs to enjoy.  Let's keep our fingers crossed that everything will come together for all three projects.C…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/3- Nathan Lane by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday Nathan Lane Lane is best known for his roles as Albert in The Birdcage, Max Bialystock in the musical The Producers, Ernie Smuntz in MouseHunt, Nathan Detroit in Guys and Doll…

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Beyond Broadway: New Off-Broadway Comedy "Psycho Therapy" by Broadway.com

Beyond Broadway: New Off-Broadway Comedy "Psycho Therapy" Find out more about this sexy new play. From: Broadwaycom Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 02:47 More in Entertainment

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Messenger No. 4 – Dramatis Personae –Joey Melcher by Travis Bedard

Name: Joey Melcher Where are you from originally? Houston, TX How long have you been in Austin? 1 year Who are some of the the folks you’re playing in Messenger No. 4? Rogue Messenger,…

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Jessica Chastain, Joel Edgerton Set for Double Feature Movie, The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby by Andy Propst

Jessica Chastain and Joel Edgerton will star in a double-feature film project The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: His and The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Hers, according to a report on D…

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Beyond Broadway: "Look Back in Anger" at the Laura Pels Theatre by Broadway.com

Beyond Broadway: "Look Back in Anger" at the Laura Pels Theatre Matthew Rhys (TV's Brothers & Sisters) makes a gritty New York stage debut in the Roundabout Theatre Compan…

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Kristin Chenoweth Opens Up About Her Adoption & Struggle With Depression on The Rosie Show by Broadway.com

Kristin Chenoweth shared an intimate moment with Rosie O’Donnell when she stopped by The Rosie Show on February 2.The normally bubbly blonde became rather emotional while expressi…

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Betty Buckley Has a Message for American Idol’s Broadway-Dissing Randy Jackson: 'Dog, You Are Whack and Uninformed!’ by Broadway.com

Tony winner Betty Buckley has gone buck wild on Twitter and the Texas lady has some choice words for American Idol judge Randy Jackson. For years judges on the talent competition, notab…

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Betty Buckley Has A Message For American Idol’s Broadway-Dissing Randy Jackson: 'Dog, You Are Wack And Uniformed!’ by Broadway.com

Tony winner Betty Buckley has gone buck wild on Twitter and the Texas native has some choice words for American Idol judge Randy Jackson. For years judges on the talent competition, not…

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Danielle Ferland, Lauren Kennedy and Erik Liberman Cast in Center Stage-Westport Into the Woods by Adam Hetrick

Danielle Ferland, who originated the role of Little Red Riding Hood in the 1987 Broadway production of Into the Woods, will take on the part of the Baker's Wife in the Baltimore Cen…

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BWW Seattle Awards Winners Announced! by BroadwayWorld

After an intense internal auditing process, the results are in for the 2011 Seattle Awards This year's awards broke traffic records and we couldn't be more excited to announce the 2011 Broad…

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Is Tony Winner Idina Menzel Planning a Broadway Return? by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Idina Menzel, whose new CD and DVD, "Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony," will be released March 6, may be headed back to Broadway.

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Double Bill of David Hare and Terence Rattigan Plays Set for West End's Pinter Theatre by Broadway.com

A double bill of David Hare’s South Downs and Terence Rattigan’s The Browning Version will play the West End’s Harold Pinter Theatre this spring, according to the U.K.'…

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Mobbed Episode 6 - 37 Year Old Man Finally Meets His Father - February 8 on Fox by DanceOn

Mobbed Episode 6 - 37 Year Old Man Finally Meets His Father - February 8 on Fox Mobbed episode 6 follows the meeting of a father and son for the first time. Check out this sneak peek and fu…

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Will Eno et al To Be Featured in Barrington Stage Company's 10X10 NORTH PLAY FESTIVAL, 2/16 - 26 by BroadwayWorld

Barrington Stage Company BSC, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director and Tristan Wilson, Managing Director, announces the ten 10-minute plays as part of the 10X10 On North …

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Kerry Ellis, Peter Polycarpou and Bonnie Langford Headline The Night of 1000 Voices by Broadway.com

The Night of 1000 Voices returns to the Royal Albert Hall on May 6 to raise awareness and funds for the charity Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research. The evening, hosted by Christopher Biggins …

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Tony Winner Viola Davis Cast in "Ender's Game" and "Beautiful Creatures" Films by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner and current Oscar nominee Viola Davis has joined the cast of the upcoming film "Ender's Game," according to Deadline.com.

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Tony Winner Deanna Dunagan, Formerly of Osage County, Will Go Swedish in A Little Night Music by Kenneth Jones

Tony Award winner Deanna Dunagan, the Chicago star who played the strained, cancerous and addicted matron Violet Weston in Broadway's August: Osage County, will be Madame Armfeldt in Ste…

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VIDEO FLASH: Zach Braff Discusses All New People with The Guardian's Kate Abbott by Andy Propst

The Guardian has released a video interview, featuring Zach Braff, who discusses his play All New People, which begins previews on February 22 at the West End's Duke of Yorks Theatre. …

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Cast of GODSPELL, Sutton Foster to Appear on PROJECT RUNWAY, 2/16 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's new revival of Stephen Schwartz's legendary rock musical GODSPELL will be featured on Lifetime Television's acclaimed reality competition Project Runway All Stars.

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Anne Chancellor, Nicholas Farrell Set for The Browning Version/South Downs in West End by Andy Propst

The double bill of Terence Rattigan's The Browning Version and David Hare's South Down, seen at Chichester Festival Theatre in 2011, will transfer to the West End's Harold Pin…

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre returns to Toronto by Michael Crabb

New artistic director Robert Battle blends tradition with the new in Sony Centre shows.

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Godspell Revival Will Be Featured on "Project Runway All Stars" by Andrew Gans

The Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's Godspell, which plays Circle in the Square Theatre, will be featured on the Feb. 16 broadcast of Lifetime Television's reality competition…

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Happy Valentine's Day from Nick Jonas and the cast of HOW TO SUCCEED by How To Succeed In Business (Without Really Trying)

Happy Valentine's Day from Nick Jonas and the cast of HOW TO SUCCEED Nick Jonas and Beau Bridges wish fans of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING a Happy Valentine's Da…

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Backstage: Rebecca Brower: winner by design by The Stage

Ted Loveday, managing director and custodian of Brunskill and Loveday Theatrical Scenery Archive donated £500 to the winner of our joint set design competition. AK Bennett-Hunter talks…

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Sutton Foster, Stephen Schwartz Set for February 16 Episode of Project Runway All Stars by Dan Bacalzo

Composer Stephen Schwartz will challenge the contestants on the reality competition Project Runway All Stars to put together an outfit for inclusion in the Broadway production of Godspell on…

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John Malkovich directs Dangerous Liaisons on stage by Matt Trueman

Almost 25 years after he played the Vicomte de Valmont in Stephen Frears's film, Malkovich directs a French-language version of Christopher Hampton's play in Paris Continue reading...

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Lin-Manuel Miranda is hitting the heights: The Big Interview by Richard Ouzounian

The composer of the Tony Award-winning musical In the Heights, which is coming to Toronto on Feb. 7, wasn’t a typical kid in his west side Manhattan barrio.

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Avi Hoffman to Direct Mosaic Theatre's Death and the Maiden by Bethany Rickwald

Mosaic Theatre is set to present Ariel Dorfman's Death and the Maiden, March 8-April 1. Avi Hoffman will direct. Set in an unnamed country that is, like the author's native Chile…

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Watch Evita Star Ricky Martin Bring Sexy Back to Glee by Broadway.com

As if it needs to be said, Ricky Martin is sexy...and apparently he knows it. Get a first look at the Evita star performing the hit LMFAO song “Sexy and I Know It” on Glee. Marti…

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Frost/Nixon's Michael Sheen Cast in Showtime Pilot "Masters of Sex" by Michael Gioia

Stage and screen actor Michael Sheen will star as 1960s human sexuality pioneer William Masters in Showtime's drama pilot "Masters of Sex," according to Deadline.com.

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BWW Interview EXCLUSIVE: Ben Vereen on New Show, Fosse, Arts Education and More! by Michael Mulhern

The following is BroadwayWorld's exclusive interview with theater, film, and TV legend, Mr. Ben Vereen...

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Filichia’s Features: Welcome to the Junior Theater Festival, Part 4 by Peter Filichia

Saturday night, January 14, 2012. Every participant at the Junior Theater Festival has seen at least eight segments compete with MTI’s Jr. musicals.  But eight is not enough. The ballroom…

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"Got Talent?", Show It Off! by Michael Block

Full Circle Talent Group, lead by Martha Byrne (from my hometown Mahwah, NJ!) and Mario Costabile, is looking for some talent! All the information you need is below! It's a great opportunity…

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PLAYBILL THEATRE WEEK IN REVIEW, Jan. 28-Feb. 3: Clybourne Park in Limbo (and Not); Dogfight Sings; Anger Resurfaces by Robert Simonson

The lesson the theatre community learned this week is, Don't mess with producer Scott Rudin.

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Tituss Burgess, Jaime Cepero, Morgan James Set for Whistling Trixies Valentine's Day Concert by Dan Bacalzo

The Time Out New York Lounge at New World Stages will present a special Valentine's Day edition of Whistling Trixies on February 11, 2012 at 10:30pm. Tituss Burgess, Jaime Cepero, Coll…

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Nick Jonas in HOW TO SUCCEED... TV Commercial by How To Succeed In Business (Without Really Trying)

Nick Jonas in HOW TO SUCCEED... TV Commercial http://howtosucceedonbroadway.com Now, in its second smash year, Broadway's musical comedy hit welcomes a bright new star—music sens…

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New Musical Because Of Winn Dixie Will Get March Developmental Lab; John Tartaglia Directs by Adam Hetrick

Because of Winn Dixie, the new Broadway-bound Duncan Sheik-Nell Benjamin musical about a young girl and her canine best friend, will receive a New York City developmental lab in March, accor…

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I spy a new . . . Telecharge.com! by Ken Davenport

It's been talked about for years, and it looks like the new Telecharge.com is almost here! And it features 3-D seat maps, video content, and a whole bunch more. It's in Beta now, so it's not…

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SHOW BIZ: Rush, Lottery & Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - 2/3/2012 by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld.com's SHOW BIZ Rush, Lottery amp Standing Room Only Ticketing Policies - updated on 232012.

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STAGE PORTRAIT: Tony Winner Carol Channing by Playbill Staff

Acclaimed illustrator Ken Fallin's drawings of the greatest stars and scenes of the theatrical world are a recurring part of Playbill.com.

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Character Study: Tony Sheldon Transforms Into Bernadette for "Priscilla Queen of the Desert" by Broadway.com

Character Study: Tony Sheldon Transforms Into Bernadette for "Priscilla Queen of the Desert" Buy Tickets to Priscilla Queen of the Desert: http://www.broadway.com/shows/priscilla-…

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Get to know the National Theatre of Great Britain's NT Live Project! by BroadwayWorld

National Theatre Live is the National Theatre of Great Britains groundbreaking project to broadcast the best of British theatre direct from London to movie theaters around the world. Each pe…

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John Leguizamo Signs TV Development Deal With ABC by Broadway.com

Comedian and two-time Tony nominee John Leguizamo has signed a development deal with ABC studios to star in a comedy television show, according to Deadline.com. The single-camera comedy will…

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Samuel Barnett, Johnny Flynn, Samantha Spiro Join Casts of Shakespeare's Globe Productions by Dan Bacalzo

Updated casting has been announced for Shakespeare's Globe's 2012 season, according to WhatsOnStage.com. Two-time Olivier Award winner Samantha Sprio will star as Katherina in The…

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ArtsBeat | London Theater Journal: Porcelain Portrayal of a Fragile King by Ben Brantley

God save the king, as portrayed by Eddie Redmayne in the Donmar Warehouse's production of "Richard II," because he sure isn't up to saving himself.

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Viola Davis to Join Cast of BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE by BroadwayWorld

According to The Hollywood Reporter, actress Viola Davis will join the cast of Richard LaGravenese's adaptation of the sci-fi best selling novel by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, BEAUTIFUL …

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PHOTO CALL: Love, Loss... Welcomes Dawn Wells, Robin Strasser, Judy Gold and More by Joseph Marzullo

The long-running hit Love, Loss, and What I Wore at the Westside Theatre welcomed its newest cast Feb. 1.

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Calliope Theatre Company Will Host Benefit Concert Feb. 8; Lineup Announced by Andrew Gans

Calliope Theatre Company will host a benefit concert for its upcoming production of Children of the Future Age Feb. 8 at Judson Church.

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Rock of Ages Star Dan Domenech Reveals a 'Modern' Valentine’s Day Celeb Crush by Broadway.com

Valentine’s Day is all about romance, so Broadway.com decided to collect romantic stories (and ideas for celebrating the national day of love) from some of the most passionate people w…

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Primary Stages Adds HARRISON TX, HIM, ALL IN THE TIMING to 2012-13 Season by BroadwayWorld

Primary Stages just announced the first three plays of their 28th Season. In launching their season, the award-winning company will revisit collaborations with playwrights with whom they hav…

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Thank God It's Linkday by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Teachout reaffirms Guirgis' Motherfucker in its Miami production; hard not to notice the surnames of the cast, as opposed to these.Sarah "Maths Geek" Benson on Soho Rep's guiding principle: …

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Evita's Elena Roger Sings "Don't Cry For Me Argentina" (Video) by Michael Gioia

Argentine actress Elena Roger will make her Broadway debut in the upcoming revival of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Evita, which is scheduled to begin previews March 12, prior to …

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Photo Coverage: LOOK BACK IN ANGER Opens at Roundabout by Walter McBride

Last night, February 2, Roundabout Theatre Company opened its new production of John Osbornes Look Back in Anger, directed by Roundabout Associate Artist Sam Gold. The cast features Adam Dri…

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Will Eno, Mark St Germain and More Set for Barrington Stage's 10x10 On North by Dan Bacalzo

Playwrights, directors, and actors have been announced for Barrington Stage Company's 10x10 On North, a new play festival to be presented at BSC Stage 2, February 16-26. The program wi…

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'Clybourne Park' will move from Taper to Broadway after all by Kelly Scott

The acclaimed production will move to Broadway despite a well-publicized spat.The acclaimed production will move to Broadway despite a well-publicized spat.

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Pic of the Week: February 3, 2012 by Tony

Barb Anderson in Bounty of Lace. Tags: Pic of the Week

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Scott Rudin Wants You to Like The Broadway Blog…Or Else by Tom Mizer

OK, not really. Scott Rudin doesn’t even know who I am, I imagine. But it would be great if you would join our conversation on Facebook and Twitter, even without a threat. If you want …

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SHOW FOLK: Jack Plotnick & Seth Rudetsky on Their Musical “Disaster” by Tom Mizer

Once a month, a member of the theater community will pull up a chair to our cyber table and join us for a little conversation. I’ll edit the transcripts (removing the truly libelous parts)…

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News: Arlene Phillips jumps aboard Starlight Express, tour dates confirmed

Full dates have now been announced for the UK tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe's 1984 musical Starlight Express which, as was previously reported, will tour from the New Wimbl…

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Janie Dee, Robert Glenister, Celia Imrie Set for West End Transfer of Noises Off by Bethany Rickwald

The Old Vic's acclaimed production of Michael Frayn's Noises Off is set to transfer to the West End's Novello Theatre for a limited run, March 24-June 30. Lindsay Posner dire…

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Blog: Guest Blog: Why aren't there more European plays on UK stages?

Clara Andersson is an actor, producer and founder/director of Borealis Theatre, whose latest production, Purge by Sofi Oksanen, opens at the Arcola Theatre on 22 February.Here, she asks wh…

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Trap Door Theatre Announces Casting for They Are Dying Out by Andy Propst

Trap Door Theatre has announced casting for Peter Handke's They Are Dying Out, translated by Michael Roloff, to run February 16 - March 24. Max Truax will direct the production. The …

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Victoria Clark, Jack Viertel, Sheldon Harnick, Jeanine Tesori Set for Backstage at Encores! by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Victoria Clark, who will be seen in the upcoming Los Angeles engagement of Follies, will host Backstage at Encores!, a Studio 5 at City Center event, Feb. 6 at 6:30 PM at C…

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Review: Elastic Bridge by Peggitty Pollard-Davey

Despite the years spent visiting theatres in and around London, this is the first time I’ve stumbled across the Tabard. Above a pub of the same name and a minute’s walk from Turnham …

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EUROPE/WINTER TOUR 2012: Alan Gilbert, Frank Peter Zimmermann, and Beethoven 02/02/2012 by New York Philharmonic

EUROPE/WINTER TOUR 2012: Alan Gilbert, Frank Peter Zimmermann, and Beethoven 02/02/2012 An hour before they take the stage at Germany's Kölner Philharmonie, Alan Gilbert and the Ne…

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Stars of Vaudeville #433: Johnson and Dean by Trav S.D.

This post is one of a series honoring Black History Month. Johnson and Dean were a husband-wife dance team who bridged the era between minstrelsy and vaudeville, and are best known for devel…

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Tix for A Streetcar Named Desire Revival Will Go On Sale Feb. 6 by Andrew Gans and Adam Hetrick

An American Express presale for the multi-racial revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire will begin Feb. 6; tickets will go on sale to the general public Feb. 18.

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In Its Next Life a Song Cycle Is a Musical by Eric Grode

The Prospect Theater Company’s revamped version of Adam Guettel’s “Myths and Hymns” has the potential to convince theaters everywhere that the piece is viable as a stage property.

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Sheldon Harnick, Jeanine Tesori, Jack Viertel to Join Victoria Clark for "Backstage at Encores!" by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award winner Victoria Clark will once again host the previously reported "Backstage at Encores!" series, which will have its latest installment at Studio 5 at City Center, on …

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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A Century of Music at The New York Public Library by George Boziwick

As the centennial year of The New York Public Library's Stephen A. Schwarzman Building comes to a close and the next 100 years begin, it's a good opportunity to journey through the history, …

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Old Vic's Noises Off To Transfer to West End's Novello Theatre by Mark Shenton

The current Old Vic production of Michael Frayn's Noises Off, where it runs through March 10, will move immediately to the West End's Novello Theatre beginning performances March 24,…

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Kieran Bew, Natalie Dormer, Polly Frame Set for After Miss Julie in London by Andy Propst

Natalie Dormer will star in the title role in Patrick Marber's After Miss Julie, to run March 15 - April 14 at The Young Vic, according to a report on Whatsonstage.com. Natalie Abraham…

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David Hare's South Downs and Terence Rattigan's The Browning Version to Play West End's Pinter Theatre by Mark Shenton

The double-bill of Terence Rattigan's The Browning Version and David Hare's new play South Downs (written in response to Rattigan's play), which premiered last year at Chich…

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Clybourne Park Still on Track for Broadway Opening by Broadway.com

After losing its lead producer Scott Rudin earlier this week, the Broadway production of Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize-winning play Clybourne Park is on track to open at the Walter Kerr T…

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The So-Called Need to Fail by Scott Walters

"You've Cott Mail" today is all about "the need to fail." I'm with Adam Thurman on this one: "I've had to learn (the hard way) that the only failures that move us forward are the ones where …

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Broadway Streetcar, Starring Blair Underwood and Nicole Ari Parker, to Open April 22 by Dan Bacalzo

The Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire, which as previously reported will play the Broadhurst Theatre, has announced production dates. The show will play a…

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Full Cast Announced for Donmar Warehouse's New Production of Robert Holman's Making Noise Quietly by Mark Shenton

The full cast has been announced for the Donmar Warehouse's new production of Robert Holman's 1987 triptych of plays Making Noise Quietly, which begins performances April 19 prior to…

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A Skull in Connemara by John Barry

Though Martin McDonagh’s A Skull in Connemara, is set in Leenane, Ireland, it’s hard not to think of a front yard in Hampden during Halloween. In Todd Rosenthal’s set for CenterStage,…

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Shannon Cochran, Deanna Dunagan, Jonathan Weir Set for Writer's Theatre's A Little Night Music by Andy Propst

Writer's Theatre has announced casting for Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's A Little Night Music, to run May 1 - July 8. William Brown will direct the production, which will ha…

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Tony Award Winner Deanna Dunagan Set for Writer's Theatre's A Little Night Music by Andy Propst

Tony Award winner Deanna Dunagan will play Madame Armfeldt n Writer's Theatre's production Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's A Little Night Music, to run May 1 - July 8. Wi…

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Night of 1000 Voices to Feature Kerry Ellis, Peter Polycarpou, Bonnie Langford and More in May by Mark Shenton

This year's annual The Night of 1000 Voices concert that celebrates the world of musical theatre at the Royal Albert Hall is to be held May 6, with a company that is due to include Kerry…

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Review Round-up: Strictly dancers Tango into Aldwych

Strictly Come Dancing dancers Vincent Simone and Flavia Cacace opened Midnight Tango at the Aldwych Theatre earlier this week (31 January, previews from 20 January 2012). Having dazzled tel…

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A Streetcar Named Desire Sets Dates at Broadhurst Theatre by Broadway.com

The previously announced Broadway revival of A Streetcar Named Desire, starring Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker, Wood Harris and Daphne Rubin-Vega, will begin previews April 3 at the…

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First Songs from NBC's SMASH Now Available on iTunes by BroadwayWorld

With the premiere of NBC's new critically acclaimed musical drama series SMASH, NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products and Columbia Records will make select songs from each episode availa…

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Elevator Repair Service to Perform Gatz in London by Andy Propst

Elevator Repair Service will perform Gatz at the West End's Noel Coward Theatre, to run June 8 - July 15, according to a report onWhatsonstage.com. The engagement will follow the compa…

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Obituary: Billie Love by The Stage

Musical comedy was the forte of Billie Love, although her theatrical ambit spread far wider.

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Obituary: David Whitaker by The Stage

David Whitaker's death at the age of 81 saw the Kingston-upon-Thames-born composer, songwriter and arranger hailed as "a genius" in France, where he was regarded as an all-rounder of conside…

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Obituary: Dave Lee by The Stage

Entertainer and pantomime star Dave Lee died, aged 64, of pancreatic cancer on January 12.

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NYC's Algonquin closes legendary Oak Room

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's famous Algonquin Hotel has permanently shuttered the Oak Room, its fabled supper club that helped launch careers of many top-shelf jazz and cabaret stars…

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Obituary: Bridie Gallagher by The Stage

For the generations of Irish singers that followed her, Bridie Gallagher was a flag carrier, a pioneer, and, to many of them, a veritable saint.

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Adam Lambert Confirms He Is Queen's New Frontman by BroadwayWorld

According to the Toronto Sun, Adam Lambert has just confirmed that he will be joining the legendary band Queen as it's new lead singer for an upcoming tour this summer.

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Obituary: Basil Payne by The Stage

Basil Payne was 48 by the time he gave up his day job as a health insurance administrator to become a full-time writer in 1971. By then he was established as a poet, with two international p…

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Obituary: Martin Isepp by The Stage

For many of the greatest singers of the last century, Martin Isepp was, professionally speaking, 'the other half', accompanying great names such as Janet Baker, Elisabeth Schwarzkopf, Elisab…

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News: Cast: Spiro is Globe Shrew, Flynn & Barnett support Rylance

Two time Olivier Award-winner Samantha Spiro will star as Katherina in the Globe's forthcoming production of The Taming of the Shrew, which opens on 23 June. Spiro, whose recent credits Com…

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PHOTO FLASH: Nancy Anderson, Leo Ash Evens and Company at Opening of Ionescopade! A Musical Vaudeville by Dan Bacalzo

The cast and crew of the York Theatre Company's production of Ionescopade! A Musical Vaudeville celebrated their opening night on Thursday, February 2. Inspired by the works of Eugene …

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VIDEO FLASH: Ricky Martin Promotes His Appearance on Glee by Andy Propst

FOX has released a video featuring Ricky Martin, promoting his previously announced guest star appearance on Glee. Martin is slated to play a Spanish teacher on the February 7 episode of th…

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Jordan Roth Will Bring Clybourne Park To Broadway by Andrew Gans

Despite the loss of lead producer Scott Rudin, who abandoned his plan to produce Bruce Norris' play Clybourne Park on Broadway this spring, the Pulitzer Prize-winning drama will make its…

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Wishful Drinking by Ben Demers

“I consumed massive amounts of opiates religiously.” “Having waited my entire life to get an award for something … anything … I now get awards all the time for being mental…

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I Came, I Tweeted, I Pondered by Martha Wade Steketee

Over the past week or so I have been near the center of exchanges about theatre and social media that feel alternately like discussions, vent sessions, and policy ponderings. Social media an…

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Noises off: On politics and politeness by Matt Trueman

A political battle rocks Hungarian theatre – while New York debates the delicate etiquette of praising shows you don't likeHungarian theatre has hit the headlines in recent months, after G…

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Update: The British are coming by George Hunka

Apropos of yesterday’s post, the British (and Germans) are stepping in where U.S. critics and publishers fear to tread. I am informed that Methuen is planning a survey of American play…

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Jujamcyn rescues 'Clybourne'

Legit News: Broadway transfer still on track

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'Diner' coming to Broadway table

Legit News: On cusp of film's 30th anniversary, creatives target Rialto

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Clybourne Park to Open As Scheduled at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

Producer and Jujamcyn Theater executive has issued a statement that Bruce Norris' Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Clybourne Park, will play Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre this season,…

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Randy Harrison's experience playing visual artists should help him in 'Red' by Peter Filichia

Is Randy Harrison getting typecast? For the third time in his professional career, he’ll portray a visual artist. This time, he’s Ken, a fictional assistant to famous painter Mark Rothko…

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Curtainup's Recent On/Off Broadway tweet review links by Elyse Sommer

Look Back in Anger- Director Sam Gold takes a stylized, super downsizing approach to John Osborne's "kitchen sink" realism . . .Ionescopade, A Musical Vaudeville- The return of…

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Pina by Andrew Lapin

One of the few concrete tidbits we learn about German dance choreographer Pina Bausch over the course of the new 3-D documentary “Pina” is that she was a woman of few words. As should ri…

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Review: Look Back in Anger by Frank Scheck

It’s ironic that John Osborne’s classic drama Look Back in Anger is now as much of a period piece as the “well-made plays” it was attempting to usurp. This work--whic…

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BWW's On This Day - February 3, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Look Back in Anger at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

Director Sam Gold takes a stylized, super downsizing approach to John Osborne's "kitchen sink" realism

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Foote fest at Primary Stages

Legit News: Ives also on 2012-13 slate

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Review: Ionescopade, A Musical Vaudeville at curtainup.com by Simon Saltzman

he return of the wild and wacky vaudeville-styled revue that Robert Allan Ackerman conceived in the mid 1970s to celebrate the absurdist canon of Eugene Ionesco is sure to win new fans for t…

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Review: Umoja *****

“Music is the rhythm of life” says our narrator/guide and, if that’s the case, Umoja is the most life affirming musical ever. Packed with the sights and sounds of the Rai…

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A GIANT Sized Performance Hits the GMT Stage! by Laura Mazol

Aaron Lazar and Kate Baldwin on Good Morning Texas perform a song from Michael John Lachiusa's GIANT.

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Look Back in Anger by Carey Purcell

“He’s horrifyingly odd and exciting,” one character says of another in John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger. The same could be said of the current revival of Osborne’s landmark 1956 w…

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The Keenan-Bolgers, Back on Broadway! by Michael Portantiere

Fred and Adele Astaire set the gold standard for brother-sister showbiz teams -- but she retired very early, leaving him to become a star on his own. Today, we have two super-talented pairs …

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Race-y 'Clybourne Park' Still On for Broadway Opening

'Clybourne Park' © Clybourne Park Jordan Roth of Jujamcyn Theatres issued a statement today stating that the dark comedy Clybourne Park will open on Broadway after all. Between the sens…

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46 Years by Don Hall

Wow.Forty-fucking-six years old today.And I am NOTHING like I thought I'd be.I wish I could say that I had plans on what 46 would be but when I was in college, I simply KNEW I would be dead …

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Without Warning The Old Vic Tunnels London 

Without Warning has a brilliant location, but takes a while to make the most of it.

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CLYBOURNE PARK Back on for Broadway? by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, lead producer Scott Rudin has backed out of producing the Broadway production of Bruce Norris's CLYBOURNE PARK, which was due for a Thursday, April 1…

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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The Changeling, Young Vic, London

All the world is a madhouse at the Young Vic lately.

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VIDEO: 'Best Man' Cast Meets the Press by David Sheward

Taking a note from Vidal's 1960 drama about a presidential convention, the event was held like a press conference with cast member Donna Hanover, a reporter and TV host as well as an actor…

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Zach Braff on All New People: 'It's Breakfast Club for adults' - video by Kate Abbott, Lindsay Poulton, Mary Douglas-Home, Cameron Robertson

Actor Zach Braff, who played nervy doctor JD in hit US show Scrubs, tells Kate Abbott about his play All New PeopleKate AbbottLindsay PoultonMary Douglas-HomeCameron Robertson

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Zach Braff on All New People: 'It's Breakfast Club for adults' - video by Kate Abbott, Lindsay Poulton, Mary Douglas-Home and Cameron Robertson

Zach Braff might be best-known for playing the nervy, nerdy doctor JD in hit US show Scrubs, but he's also trying his hand at writing drama. Braff tells Kate Abbott about his play All New Pe…

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Review: Outward Bound ***

Do dogs go to heaven? This, and several of life’s more serious questions, are poured over in this 1923 Sutton Vane star vehicle, revived in a handsome production at the Finborough The…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 05:38AM

Pariah by Jill Dolan

Adepero Oduye as Alike in Dee Rees's PariahDee Rees’s debut feature film is a terrific studyof a teenaged girl who identifies as a lesbian, even though she lives under theheterosexual enfo…

Linked From The Feminist Spectator at 05:37AM

News: CFT Rattigan & Hare double bill transfers to Harold Pinter, 24 Apr

The Chichester Festival Theatre double bill of Terence Rattigan's The Browning Version and David Hare's companion piece South Downs will transfer to Harold Pinter Theatre from 24 April (prev…

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Kevin Spacey to Appear on THEATER TALK Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Kevin Spacey, currently starring in The Bridge Projects Richard III at BAM, will be a guest on Theater Talk on Friday February 3 at 1 AM on Channel 13 in New York. Theater Talk subsequentl…

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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News: Tennyson, Hollingworth & Kestelman make Noise at Donmar

Full casting has been announced for Making Noise Quietly, a season of three short plays by Robert Holman that runs at the Donmar Warehouse from 23 April to 26 May (previews from 19 April), d…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 04:31AM

Inadmissible by Nicole Villeneuve

A spoof of the shady side of college admissions, D.B. Gilles' new play offers moments of fun that unfortunately often stretch into periods of tedium.

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News: Old Vic's Noises Off transfers to Novello, 24 March

The Old Vic's revival of Noises Off, Michael Frayn's multi-award winning 1982 comedy, will transfer to the West End's Novello Theatre from 24 March. It will play a limited season to 30 June …

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 04:09AM
Friday, February 3, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Review: The Changeling *****

Joe Hill-Gibbins’ cracking new up-tempo, modern dress production of the 1622 Jacobean shocker The Changeling by Thomas Middleton and William Rowley gives a whole new meaning to the ter…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 03:55AM

Actor-singer-dancer Ben Vereen is"Steppin' Out" in fundraiser for Rocky Mountain PBS by Ricardo Bacathe Denver Post

Ben Vereen is crazy about public television. Saying the actor-singer-dancer is passionate about PBS stations might even be an understatement.

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2011: Car parks, Curtains and Considine

In a year when eyes turned to London for the riots, the budget cuts and the hacked phones, there seemed to be a fair amount of middle England portrayed by British creatives. Alecky Blythe an…

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The Soap Opera Of Clybourne Park's Move To Broadway

The New York Times 02/02/12

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Wilton's Music Hall In London Out Of Danger (For Now)

The Guardian (UK) 02/02/12

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After Harry Potter, Daniel Radcliffe fills a a dad's shoes in 'The Woman in Black'

IT WAS A dark and possibly stormy night. OK, it probably wasn't stormy; Daniel Radcliffe can't remember. But the "Harry Potter" star was in bed expecting to drift off to sleep when…

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'The Woman in Black,' with Daniel Radcliffe, indeed makes you jump

"THE WOMAN in Black" stars Daniel Radcliffe as a Victorian solicitor whose visit to a rural village unleashes a vengeful spirit.

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Short Shorts 21 by Mark Shenton

It’s not often that The Sun writes about the theatre, so I suppose we should be grateful whenever it does, even if only to reveal some steamy goings-on, apparently in the back of a cab, be…

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Taper's 'Clybourne Park' will move to Broadway after all by Kelly Scott

The acclaimed production of playwright Bruce Norris' "Clybourne Park," now playing at the Mark Taper Forum, will move to Broadway this spring after all, despite a well-publicized spat betwee…

Linked From Los Angeles Times at 01:36AM

Q&A: TV's Phineas and Ferb throw a party at Chaifetz Arena

Disney Channel heroes Phineas and Ferb aren't waiting for summer vacation to throw the biggest party of the year.

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Song list from 'Immortal'

"Childhood" • "Wanna Be Startin' Something" • "Shake Your Body Down to the Ground" • "Dancing Machine" • "Ben" • "This Place Hotel" • "Smooth Criminal" • "Dangero…

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Friday, February 3, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Dead ‘Park’ back to life by Michael Riedel

Jordan Roth, the 36-year-old head of Jujamcyn Theaters, was working the phones like an old pro yesterday in an effort to salvage “Clybourne Park,” the Pulitzer Prize-winning play that, a…

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A look at good ‘Anger’ management by Elisabeth Vincentelli

John Osborne’s “Look Back in Anger” opened in London with a huge bang in 1956, upending staid British theater and helping usher the era of “angry young men” — smart, educated, wo…

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'Smash' a story of wish fulfillment by Frazier Moore

Friday February 3, 2012 NEW YORK -- As TV series go, "Smash" does a smashing job of abstaining from the usual: no courtrooms, no operating rooms,

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The Friday Five, February 3, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

Five Reasons Why The Friday Five Is Always Fiveby Kyle Gatehouse of Matt and Kyle and Matt1. A regular room has six surfaces, the ceiling, the floor and four walls. The stage of a theatre ha…

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Joyce Maio by League of Professional Theatre Women

Performing Arts Administrator / Consultant, International Projects in the Arts New York, New York USA While working at The Laura Pels International Foundation, I was introduced to the distin…

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New Film "Carol Channing: Larger Than Life" Opens in New York and San Francisco Feb. 3; Talkbacks Planned for NYC by Andrew Gans and Kenneth Jones

"Carol Channing: Larger Than Life," a new feature-film documentary about the life of Tony-winning Hello, Dolly! star Carol Channing, arrives in theatres in New York and San Francis…

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TT: Still angry after all these years

Today's Wall Street Journal drama column is devoted in its entirety to the Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of Look Back...

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TT: Agnostics in paradise

In today's Wall Street Journal "Sightings" column, inspired by a scene in the Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of Look Back...

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TT: Nice guy

In addition to being a great artist, Pat Metheny is also a very nice person. If you work in the...

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TT: The Eames films (V)

This week I'm posting five films made by Charles and Ray Eames. Today's installment, Powers of Ten, was made in...

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TT: Almanac

"Fashion is custom in the guise of departure from custom." Edward Sapir, Fashion...

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Review | 'Pump Boys' delivers sharp music, good performances, modest laughs

"Pump Boys and Dinettes" was a unique show when it opened on Broadway just over 30 years ago and it still is - an amiable, slap-happy revue that pokes fun at our rural roots and country cous…

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Bobby Steggert, Michael Esper, Virginia Kull and More Provide Assistance, Starting Feb. 3 in NYC by Kenneth Jones

The New York City premiere of Leslye Headland's Assistance, about those in service of nightmare bosses, begins performances Feb. 3 with a cast that features Tony Award nominee Bobby Steg…

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Eric Ankrim, Alexandra Zorn and Kyle Scatliffe Lead Multi-Ethnic Oklahoma! in Seattle, Starting Feb. 3 by Adam Hetrick

Eric Ankrim, Alexandra Zorn and Kyle Scatliffe forge a "brand-new state" in the 5th Avenue Theatre production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic Oklahoma!, which begins perform…

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World Premiere of Good Goods, With De'Adre Aziza, Begins at Yale Rep Feb. 3 by Adam Hetrick

The world premiere of Christina Anderson's Good Goods, featuring Tony Award nominee de’Adre Aziza, opens up shop Feb. 3 at the Yale Repertory Theatre.

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"Our Time: A Documentary About Growing Up" Will Chart Lives Of Original Merrily We Roll Along Cast by Adam Hetrick

Emmy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Lonny Price, who originated the role of Charley Kringas in the 1981 Stephen Sondheim-George Furth musical Merrily We Roll Along, is aligning with som…

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DIVA TALK: Chatting With Death Takes a Holiday/Tokio Confidential's Jill Paice, PLUS Carol Channing by Andrew Gans

News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

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Out of the Ashes, Carrie the Musical Returns to the Stage by Harry Haun

One of Broadway's all-time biggest flops is back in New York, with a makeover. Director Stafford Arima and stars Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson explain.

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Lovesick or Things That Don't Happen Musical Premieres Off-Broadway Feb. 3 by Adam Hetrick

Lovesick or Things That Don't Happen, a new Valentine's Day-set anti-romantic musical, begins its world-premiere engagement Feb. 3 Off-Broadway at 59E59 Theaters.

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Randy Harrison and Bob Ari See Red at the George Street Playhouse, Opening Feb. 3 by Andrew Gans

The George Street Playhouse's production of the Tony-winning John Logan play Red officially opens at the New Jersey venue Feb. 3 following previews that began Jan. 31.

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