Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Venue in Fur by Rodney Sexton

I missed the Nina Arianda train when she was in the off-Broadway production. I missed the Nina Arianda train when she was on Broadway production of Born Yesterday. I was a little annoyed by …

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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/18/2012's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2182012.

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The Wicked Stage: The Full McNulty by Mike Daisey

The Wicked Stage: The Full McNulty:But it's the best, most forceful articulation of a theme McNulty's touched before (and his predecessor tackled from a slightly different angle), and more i…

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Theatre Under The Stars Announces 2012/13 Season - JEKYLL, SPAMALOT, CAMELOT, LA MANCHA & More by BroadwayWorld

Theatre Under The Stars TUTS President and CEO John C. Breckenridge announced today TUTS 2012-2013 Season From Camelot To Spamalot - A Lot To Love, running October 2012 through June 2013 at …

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Oranges Are Blue by Sam Hurwitt

THEATER REVIEW: SAN FRANCISCO Blue/Orange, Lorraine Hansberry Theatre. By Sam Hurwitt Whatever anyone expected from the first season longtime ACT actor Steven Anthony Jones programmed as art…

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The Full McNulty by Rob Weinert-Kendt

I don't agree with every particular in Charles McNulty's big, bold, fed-up editorial on the artistic leadership void at SoCal's major resident theaters, centrally the Old Globe and Center Th…

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

News: Live Tweeting: The 2012 Awards

The winners of the 2012 Awards - the only major UK theatre awards to be voted for entirely by the theatregoing public - will be announced at 7pm tonight (19 February 2012) d…

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Muny auditions teens

Auditions are for the 2012 shows

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Review: Kill Me (WildClaw Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Playwright Scott T. Barsotti has written a phantasmagorical tale, with love at the center. Although we anticipated the signature WildClaw Theatre gore-fest, *Kill Me* is a different kind of …

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This much I know: Jeremy Northam by Emma John

The actor, 50, on the government, Hollywood, and skylarksBecause of the parts I've played – Mr Knightley in Emma, Ivor Novello in Gosford Park – people probably think I'm a toff, a publi…

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The Recruiting Officer; The King's Speech – review by Susannah Clapp

Donmar, London; Yvonne Arnaud, GuildfordJosie Rourke has chosen well. Her first production as artistic director of the Donmar marks a departure for the theatre that, under Sam Mendes and Mic…

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Waiting for Godot; Angus, Thongs and Even More Snogging – review by Clare Brennan

West Yorkshire Playhouse, LeedsIn his understated way, Ian Brown has done tremendous things during his decade as artistic director at West Yorkshire Playhouse. His departure later this summe…

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Absent Friends – review by Kate Kellaway

Harold Pinter theatre, LondonAlan Ayckbourn's Absent Friends (1974) was his first play to experiment with almost no action – it is funny but there is reason not to laugh. The play is not o…

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Lindsay Duncan: 'There's pain as well as laughter in Noël Coward's farces' by Kate Kellaway

Lindsay Duncan on playing the lead in Noël Coward's Hay Fever"I've never seen it," exclaims Lindsay Duncan. We are talking about Hay Fever, one of Noël Coward's greatest hits, which he wro…

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Keep calm and carry on singing, Hollywood style

Blockbuster films will be alive with the sound of music, as Hollywood this year brings a bumper crop of musicals to the big screen. Studios are rushing to release titles familiar to theatre …

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The Recruiting Officer, Donmar Warehouse, London The Taming of the Shrew, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-Upon-Avon A Midsummer Night's Dream, Ly

The best a fellow can do, says Captain Plume, is concoct for himself "some pleasure amidst the pain". Writing The Recruiting Officer in 1706, George Farquhar had experience of Plume's tough …

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Look Back in Anger, is Nothing but Angry. by Suzanna Bowling

Look Back in Anger, is Nothing but Angry.: Look Back in Anger at the Laura Pels Theater is the revival of John Osborne's 1956 play.

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Driver Education by Michael Portantiere

Elizabeth Reaser and Norbert Leo Butz in HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Like any other award, the Pulitzer Prize for Drama is not always a 100 percent accurate indicator of superior quality or the &…

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Quick aside: The Duino Elegies by Alison Croggon

After an interesting week in Melbourne, about which more soon, Ms TN is off to the Perth Festival tomorrow. It may do me good to be locked in a hotel room for a week, with my scope for procr…

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Charlebois Post - Canada Articles on The Healey Affair by The Charlebois Post

(In order of publication)Brad Fraser's Open Letter to Richard RoseSteve Gallucio's Open letter to Richard RoseBrad Fraser's essay on the Healey AffairGaëtan Charlebois's comments on the Hea…

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Concert recap: Robert Creighton’s Got Fun with Anything Goes Pals Laura Osnes and Joel Grey by Jesse North

If there was to be a revival of The Most Happy Fella on Broadway, Robert Creighton should be cast as the lead right now. I actually have no idea what the show is about, but what I do know is…

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Guthrie announces Hampton lineup

The Guthrie Theater has announced the lineup for its Christopher Hampton festival next fall.

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Bringing rock's best to the stage

We challenged the team behind "American Idiot" to brainstorm about how they'd bring other rock classics to the stage.

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Watch the GODSPELL & Sutton Foster on PROJECT RUNWAY! by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's new revival of Stephen Schwartz's GODSPELL was featured on Lifetime Television's acclaimed reality competition Project Runway All Stars, February 16. In the episode, the contestan…

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ChicagoTheater Review: SEX, LOVE & THE SECOND CITY: A ROMANTIC DOT COMEDY (Second City in Chicago) by Dan Zeff

SECOND CITY GROWS UP Second City is expanding its cabaret empire in a new Chicago venue currently housing five shows. The operation carries the umbrella title of the UP Comedy Club, located …

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Editorial: Steve Galluccio on The Healey Affair by The Charlebois Post

The Quebec ThingThe Healey Affair - Not Hereby Steve GalluccioGoing back to the Mike Healey/Tarragon affair... It is clear now that the Tarragon did not produce the Healey play, which w…

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Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, et al. Win NAACP Image Awards by BroadwayWorld

The 43rd Annual NAACP Image Awards were held on Friday, February 17 at the Shrine Auditorium. The awards were hosted by Sanaa Latham and Anthony Mackie. According to, 'The Help'…

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An Iliad by Denis O’Hare & Lisa Peterson, based on Homer’s The Iliad translated by Robert Fagles, directed by Lisa Peterson, with Denis O’Ha by Yvonne Korshak

Denis O’Hare gives a magnificent performance as “The Poet”, a bard transported through time from ancient Greece to today, picking up our style and our way of speaking to tell us the st…

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

Robert Creighton and Joel Grey, "Give My Regards To Broadway" by Stage-Rush

Robert Creighton and Joel Grey, "Give My Regards To Broadway" Robert Creighton, accompanied by Joel Grey, sings "Give My Regards To Broadway" at his album release party …

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Hubbard Street Dance steps out with the St. Louis Symphony

Powell Symphony Hall was transformed for this weekend's concerts by David Robertson and the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra to accommodate guest artists Hubbard Street Dance Chicago.

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Robert Creighton and Laura Osnes, "Fallin' In Love" by Stage-Rush

Robert Creighton and Laura Osnes, "Fallin' In Love" Robert Creighton, accompanied by Laura Osnes, sings "Fallin' In Love" at the Metropolitan Room during his alb…

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Robert Creighton, "Crazy 'Bout You" by Stage-Rush

Robert Creighton, "Crazy 'Bout You" Robert Creighton sings "Crazy 'Bout You" at the Metropolitan Room during his album release party. February 13, 2012. From: St…

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Review: Superior Donuts (Mary-Arrchie Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

*Superior Donuts* is pure Chicago. And thanks to Tracy Letts’ brilliant script, excellent direction and a phenomenal cast, we never want to leave. Highly Recommended.

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Arts | Connecticut: ‘Good Goods,’ at Yale Repertory Theater, Offers Intrigue — Review by Anita Gates

“Good Goods,” by Christina Anderson, is being staged at Yale Repertory Theater in New Haven through Feb. 25.

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Arts | New Jersey: ‘Red,’ at the George Street Playhouse, Pits Boss and Helper — Review by Anita Gates

The George Street Playhouse’s production of “Red” may be a two-man, one-act play about the painter Mark Rothko and his assistant, but quiet and reflective it is not.

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

Obituary: Jennifer Cook by The Charlebois Post

The unsung heroineby Gaëtan L. CharleboisJennifer Cook, who died this week after a prolonged illness, was one of the great unsung heroines of Canadian theatre having touched the lives of ar…

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Regional Theater Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC (3-D Theatricals at Plummer Auditorium in Fullerton) by Tony Frankel

3-D THEATRICALS MAKES QUITE A SOUND The 70MM, Panavision aerial shot of Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer and entourage trekking over the border into Switzerland in The Sound of Music (1965…

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Black Rep presents unique and entertaining 'Midsummer'

Shakespeare didn't write music, but many of his plays include songs. That means directors have to choose the sound they want to complement their productions. Over the centuries, that's no do…

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Review: (Toronto) Beckett: Feck It! by The Charlebois Post

Laura Condlln, Shannon Mercer and Sofia Tomic (Photo by John Lauener)See It!A Beckett noob gets bitby Stuart MunroI confess. Even though I went to a performing arts school, I don’t know an…

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

Weekend Agenda: Featuring our Intern Edition by Lucky, The Mick and Sophie Gangsta

Its a beautiful sunny Saturday that feels like early April. You shouldn’t be at your computer. But, since you are, here are some theater happenings for your weekend consideration. We e…

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Saturday, February 18, 2012

In Defense of the Bene GesseritMy favorite line from The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz is at the end. It’s the description of a postcard that Oscar sent to his sister Lola…

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Spotlight On...Corey Mach by Michael Block

Name: Corey MachHometown: Cleveland, OHEducation: Bachelor's in Music from Baldwin-Wallace CollegeSelect Credits: Godspell (Standby for Jesus & Judas, Circle in the Square Theatre); …

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Parenting & Playwriting: Sharing Bad Reviews with My Children by Catherine Treischmann by HowlRound

After my article on playwriting and parenting got folks gabbing about the matter in the comments section, Polly Carl asked me to consider writing an advice column on the subject for HowlRoun…

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)

BroadwayGirlNYC: Pop Culture & Broadway by BroadwayGirlNYC

Pop culture and Broadway. They have a long history together. However, there remains a divide brought into the spotlight in recent days after Randy Jackson, for the umpteenth time, dismiss…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/18- Christopher Sieber by Stage Tube

Happy Birthday, Christopher Sieber Sieber made his Broadway debut as Agis in the musical Triumph of Love with Betty Buckley and F. Murray Abraham. Following this role, he appeared as a repla…

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)

STAGE TUBE: Jeremy Jordan Sings 'Santa Fe' at NEWSIES Rehearsal! by Stage Tube

Andrew Keenan-Bolger tweeted a video of Jeremy Jordan having some fun during break at NEWSIES rehearsal. Watch Jordan sing an alternate ending for the song Santa Fe below

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STAGE TUBE: Lapine & Blankenbuehler Talk ANNIE's Return to B'WAY! by Stage Tube

Director James Lapine and Choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler talk about the return of ANNIE, which is headed to Broadway in the Fall. See audition footage and hear what the have to say about …

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I Interview Playwrights Part 428: Nat Cassidy by Adam Szymkowicz

Nat Cassidy Hometown: I was born in Raleigh, North Carolina, but apparently my parents decided that wouldn't do for our burgeoning meth habit (the family that tweaks together ... ), so we r…

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Theatre Review: It’s Harry meets satire in Potted Potter by Robert Cushman

The performers and producers of Potted Potter claim their show can be understood without any knowledge of the source material, and I can proclaim, from the full depths of my ignorance, that …

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Postcard from Morocco by John Barry

In Baltimore, theatre fans tend to look to Towson University’s Department of Theatre for up-and-coming actors and directors. And opera aficionados look toward Peabody Chamber Opera for tal…

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Viola Davis, Laurence Fishburne, Jennifer Hudson, Octavia Spencer Win NAACP Image Awards by Brian Scott Lipton

The 43rd NAACP Image Awards ceremony were be held on Friday, February 17 at the Shrine Auditorium and broadcast on NBC. Sanaa Lathan and Anthony Mackie hosted the event. The Help was named …

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Julie White Signs on to NBC's 'Go On' by BroadwayWorld announced that Tony Award winner Julie White has been cast in the new NBC pilot, 'Go On.' The comedy is written and executive produced by Scott Silveri Friends. It is also execu…

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Spotlight On RICHARD III: Gemma Jones by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are kicking off our trio of InDepth InterViews with the leading ladies of the new BAM production of RICHARD III by talking to stage and screen star Gemma Jones all about her role in…

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BROADWAY RECALL: Multitudes of Franklin Shepard, Inc.s by Michael Dale

Lonny Price, Raul Esparza and a fellow singing it in Hebrew.

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Photo Coverage: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Secret Concert! by Jennifer Broski was on hand on Friday night, February 17th when cast members from JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR performed a secret concert for a few VERY lucky fans of the show. The concert featu…

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Romney Announces Plans to Reduce National Arts Funding by BroadwayWorld

According to The Huffington Post, GOP candidate Mitt Romney said that he would reduce National Arts funding by half. He would 'enact deep reductions' in cultural and art grantmaking agencies…

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Fuse Theater Commentary: A Complex View of Life, Death, and Combat in Israel — “At Night’s End” by Arts Fuse Editor

A staged reading of an illuminating play by Motti Lerner about the devastating impact of war on men and women in Israeli society.

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Regional theater's art moving off center stage by Charles McNulty

Critic's Notebook: Fiscal concerns are stealing the spotlight at regional theaters, resulting in facile productions and less risk.

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Blood Knot

I have been a serious admirer of Athol Fugard since 1975. I was living in Woodstock, Connecticut and watched David Susskind interviewing Winston Ntshona and John Kani who were appearing in …

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Exclusive Album Art Preview: Alice Ripley to Release New Single, 2/21 by BroadwayWorld

Alice Ripley will release her new single Beautiful Eyes on Tuesday, February 21. The single will be available for download on iTunes. Get a sneak peek at the album art below

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WSC holds open casting call for Klingon extras, Sat, Feb 25. The public is invited by Lorraine Treanor

Calling all Klingons! WSC Avant Bard announces an open casting call for Klingon and Shakespeare extras to appear in our March 4, 2012 gala event Shakespeare in Klingon II: The Wrath of (Mich…

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PHOTO FLASH: Broadway's Jesus Christ Superstar Performs at the Church of the Intercession by Tristan Fuge

On Friday, February 17, cast members from Broadway's upcoming production of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice musical Jesus Christ Superstar joined a small audience at Harlem's Chur…

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TAP auditions for A Little Night Music, March 14 and 15 by Lorraine Treanor

The Arlington Players is casting  14 singing actors and 4 non-singing actors for the Sondheim/Wheeler musical A Little Night Music. There are parts for both men (5) and women (9), ages 12-7…

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Improv Workshop with Second City’s Dunbar Dicks, Feb 25th by Lorraine Treanor

Two classes in improv will be held Sat, Feb 25th at Theater on the Run in Arlington, VA, taught by Chicago actor Dunbar Dicks: Intro to Improvisation, from 10am to 1pm and Improvisation for …

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No business like show business: the fate of nonprofit theater in America by Charles McNulty

Charles McNulty explores the changing business model of nonprofit theater and its ramifications on the art form.

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)

"Assistance" is an Amiable Workplace Comedy by Jan Simpson

Nearly every writer starts off imitating someone else.  Then if the novice has talent, he or she eventually develops his or her own unique voice.  In the old days, young playwright…

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Audra McDonald and Will Swenson Line Utah Theater with Rows of New Seats by Blair Howell

Following a benefit performances of 110 IN THE SHADE, refurbishments began the Hale Center Theater Orem, including the purchase of industry-standard, burgundy-upholstered, mahogany-framed se…

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Stezaker pairs images in collages for unsettling results

Quite a few people collect old movie stills, postcards, and book and magazine illustrations, but John Stezaker doesn't stop there.

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"Show Boat" Lyric Opera of Chicago by John Olson

It seems everything that could have been done to make this as perfect a re-creation of the piece as originally conceived has been done.

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Billy DeWolfe by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of character actor Billy DeWolfe. (For my full article on him go here.) Here he is in full-on drag (with no effort to hide his famous mustache) in an ad for Ban Roll-on…

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Representations of gay men by Daniel Marshall

Guest blogger Daniel Marshall tackles the question of gay representation on the stage.

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Actress Judi Dench says she's battling blindness

LONDON (AP) -- Actress Judi Dench is battling to save her sight....

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Stars of Vaudeville #445 Trixie Smith by Trav S.D.

This post is one of a series honoring Black History Month. Trixie Smith (1895-1943) is no relation to Mamie Smith, Bessie Smith, and really no relation to Kate Smith. She is best known for h…

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It's 'Shatner's World' And He Wants You To See It

he wild range of roles played by William Shatner over the past half-century goes well beyond Captain Kirk. Host Scott Simon speaks with the pop culture icon, who's returning to Broadway for …

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Feature: David Crabb Is A Bad Kid by Chris Kompanek

The popular storyteller and his collaborator, Josh Matthews, discuss their new show at the Axis Theatre.

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Review: Angus, Thongs and Even More Snogging by Laura Turner

A gigantic Scottish cat named Angus, a thong-wearing arch-enemy and so much snogging that there’s a Snog-o-meter on stage just to help you keep track. In short, Angus, Thongs and Even…

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Rx – A hearty dose of laughs at Primary Stages by Oscar E Moore

  WARNING:  In Kate Fodor’s insanely comic new play Rx (which deals in equal amounts with love, lunacy and loneliness with some sharp, sarcastic barbs aimed at today’s pharmace…

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JKTS INTERACTIVE: HOT and HOTTER: Round 4: Dueling Sensitive Cuties by JK

VOTE IN IN THIS MONTH'S POLL, TOO!  (CLICK THE ICONS TO YOUR LEFT)This time around, the two guys going head-to-head are sensitive cuties with sparkling eyes, impish grins, and tuss…

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Rep's managing director keeps an eye on bottom line

Mark Bernstein, a man of the theater, hasn't been onstage in decades. He doesn't direct plays or write scripts or design sets and costumes.

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BWW's On This Day - February 18, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 18 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)


RACEBy David MametDirected by Chuck Smithpresented by The Goodman TheatreDisclosure: I paid $152.00 for two tickets to see this.  That's nearly a dollar per minute.In order for a play -…

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West End Review: She Stoops to Conquer and more by TheatreVOICE

West End Review, part 1: revivals special. Mark Shenton and guests Kate Bassett (Independent on Sunday), Charles Spencer (Daily Telegraph) and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribune) conven…

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West End Review pt2: Masterclass, Absent Friends and more by TheatreVOICE

West End Review, Part 2, Feb 2012: Mark Shenton (Sunday Express) and guests Kate Bassett (Independent on Sunday), Charles Spencer (Daily Telegraph) and Matt Wolf (International Herald Tribun…

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Jim Caruso: Cast Party Take Two

"Call Me Adam" once again chats with six-time MAC and two-time BackStage Bistro Award winner Jim Caruso about the 2nd Annual Cast Party benefit concert at NYC's Town Hall on February 23 at 8…

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War Horse on the stage

Selected images from productions of the hit play

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)

NY Cabaret Review: 'My Tawny Valentine' by David Sheward

David Drake creates a kooky, lovable drag version of a drugged-up D-lister who happens to be Joey Heatherton's niece in "My Tawny Valentine."

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M. Hulot’s Holiday This Morning by Trav S.D.

Quick! Run to your TV! Jacques Tati’s warm, hilarious semi-silent comedy M. Hulot’s Holiday is on TCM this morning at 10:30 Eastern! Go here to learn more about Tati. Now, go! Ru…

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BCP Presents Neil Simon's LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS, 2/18-3/10 by BroadwayWorld

The Bergen County Players present Neil Simon's LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS, playing from February 18 to March 10.

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SBCT's Winter Classes Begin by BroadwayWorld

It's hard to believe but winter is right around the corner - Christmas shopping, snowplows, bundling up to go out, bundling down to come in, cabin fever. At least SBCT can help out there

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Spotlighters Theatre presents UNTIL DEATH DO US PART, 2/17-18 by BroadwayWorld

Spotlighters Theatre presents UNTIL DEATH DO US PART - a Do or Die Mystery Production, Fri amp Sat - Feb 17 amp 18, 2012 at 8 p.m.Tickets Adults 20 Seniors 60 18 Students 16www.spotlighter…

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Marcus Center Presents AN EVENING WITH BILL ENGVALL, 2/18 by Bww News Desk

The Marcus Center for the Performing Arts presents AN EVENING WITH BILL ENGVALL on February 18th for two performances at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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Randolph Curtis Rand to Teach EMBODIED SHAKESPEARE INTENSIVE, 2/18 by Bww News Desk

Burning Coal Theatre Company will present OBIE award winning actordirector Randolph Curtis Rands Embodied Shakespeare Intensive on Saturday, February 18, 2012 from Noon to 4 pm at Burning Co…

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)

John Leguizamo Will Star in ABC's Only Fools and Horses Pilot by Dan Bacalzo

2011 Drama Desk Award winner John Leguizamo will star in ABC's comedy pilot Only Fools And Horses, according to The site reports that the series will chronicle the misadv…

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Review: Show Boat (Lyric Opera of Chicago) by Scotty Zacher

Despite a few problematic elements, Lyric has revived *Show Boat* in a way that would surely please Kern, Hammerstein, Ferber and the god of theatre himself, Dionysus. Intrigue, suspense, la…

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Rx – A hearty dose of laughs at Primary Stages by Oscar E. Moore

Precisely directed by Ethan McSweeny who makes every second count. Who makes every laugh hit its mark.

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Saturday, February 18, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)

PHOTO CALL: Other Desert Cities Stars Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths and Stacy Keach Get Sardi's Caricatures by Joseph Marzullo

Stockard Channing, Rachel Griffiths and Stacy Keach, who co-star in Jon Robin Baitz's Broadway play Other Desert Cities, were honored with Sardi's caricatures Feb 16.

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So Emily Rooney thinks it's funny to "smack the ish" out of gay men . . . by Thomas Garvey

As you may have heard, CNN anchor Roland Martin was recently suspended for tweeting the following during the Super Bowl:‘If a dude at your Super Bowl party is hyped about David Beckham's H…

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Sue Bartelt by League of Professional Theatre Women

Finance, production and general management New York, New York USA I was very lucky growing up. My parents are both professors and there was a summer stock at the college they taught at, so, …

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Theatre For Thought, February 18, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

MAMET VS THE MAGICAL POST OBAMA TIME joel fishbaneAs frustrated as I can be with some of David Mamet’s work, I remain doggedly convinced that he is one of the finest playwrights of the mod…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Donna McKechnie Tears It Up (Video) by Playbill Staff

Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie, best known for tearing up the stage in a red wrap dress as Cassie in Michael Bennett's landmark musical A Chorus Line, is performing her critically acc…

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THE WEEK AHEAD, Feb. 18-24: Merrily Stops Rolling Along; PBS' "Great Performances" Airs Memphis by Blake Ross's weekly planner reminds you that Merrily stops rolling… Jim Caruso throws the ultimate Party… Memphis hits TV screens… and Broadway spends the day on t…

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A Catered Affair Makes Its Chicago Premiere Feb. 18, With Rebecca Finnegan, Jerry O'Boyle, Craig Spidle by Kenneth Jones

The Chicago premiere of librettist Harvey Fierstein and composer-lyricist John Bucchino's musical A Catered Affair, produced by Porchlight Musicals, begins previews Feb. 18 toward a Feb.…

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CHART TOPPERS: Most-Read Stories, Week of Feb. 5–11 by Judy Samelson

Here are the most-read stories for the week of Feb. 5–11, 2012, from information compiled by

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Mary Zimmerman's The White Snake Premieres at Oregon Shakespeare Festival Feb. 18 by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-winning director Mary Zimmerman offers the world premiere of her latest work, The White Snake, inspired by Chinese legend,  beginning Feb. 18 as part of the Oregon Shakespear…

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Rob Marshall Receives Cinema Audio Society's Filmmaker Award Feb. 18 by Michael Gioia

Tony Award nominee Rob Marshall receives the Cinema Audio Society's Filmmaker Award at the 48th annual CAS Awards for Outstanding Achievement in Sound Mixing Feb. 18. 

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James Brining Appointed Artistic Director of U.K.'s West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds by Mark Shenton

James Brining, currently artistic director and chief executive of Scotland's Dundee Rep, has been appointed as the new artistic director of the the UK's West Yorkshire Playhouse in L…

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Marc Salem's Mind Over Manhattan Begins New York Run Feb. 18 by Michael Gioia

Mentalist Marc Salem, who was last seen on The Great White Way in Marc Salem's Mind Games on Broadway, returns to New York in Mind Over Manhattan beginning Feb. 18 at the Concert Hall in…

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A COVER STORY: Gore Vidal's The Best Man by Andrew Gans

Gore Vidal's The Best Man, the drama about a presidential election, will begin preview performances on Broadway March 6. Opening night is April 1 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. &n…

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PLAYBILL BRIEF ENCOUNTER With Carrie Director Stafford Arima by Adam Hetrick

Her first prom night didn't go as planned, and neither did her 1988 Broadway debut, but Carrie is back in a new Off-Broadway production under the wing of Altar Boyz director Stafford Ari…

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Review: VCR LOVE by Ed Malin

Talking about pornography is taboo and dirty, right? After seeing David Lawson's articulate and entertaining new solo show VCR Love you may change your mind. His stories are honest, charming…

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