Monday, February 20, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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The First Hit Broadway Musical from a Movie by Peter Filichia

By Peter Filichia -- These days, we often hear people complain that too many Broadway musicals are made from motion pictures. Actually, the start of that trend can be traced backed to 1953…

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My Tawny Valentine: Heart Full of Fun

On Friday, February 17, 2012, I attended OBIE Award Winner David Drake's new one-man show "My Tawny Valentine" at the Laurie Beechman Theatre in NYC. Performing as his alter ego, Tawny Heath…

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Yellowman by Erin Gleeson

Yellowman By Dael Orlandersmith, directed by Kasi Campbell Through Feb. 26 at Rep Stage A recent evening marked one of the few wintry days of the season. Snowflakes whipped around…

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Staging Over Manipulation by Lee Gardner

Staging Over Manipulation At Guest Spot through March 3 More at weekly.citypaper.com The current show at Fells Point’s intimate Guest Spot space is, and is not, a typical art sh…

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'Pride and Prejudice' at Nerinx Hall

The world of charming social calls, proper manners, and honorable upbringings throws audiences into a night of graceful refinement in Nerinx Hall's recent production of "Pride and Prejudice."

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FRIGID Festival Interview - Ed Malin of "Judge, Yuri & Executioner" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Photo by Lauren Arneson Ed Malin (Writer) is interested in language and history. After interning at The Women's Project in the '90s, Ed has enjoyed the diverse theate…

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'The Music Man' at Pattonville

As the curtain opens, Pattonville High School transforms into a train station, carrying its audience into 1912 River City and its small-town intolerances. As the characters watch their backw…

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'Return to the Forbidden Planet' at Francis Howell High School

All the galaxy's a stage in Francis Howell Limelight Theater's production of "Return to the Forbidden Planet," a play in which Captain Kirk, Prospero and the Beach Boys all come together in …

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THE "SMASH" REPORT: Recapping Episode 3, Or, This Is a Fine Showmance by Kenneth Jones

Playbill's weekly overview, with notes and comment, of the latest episode of the NBC series "Smash," about the people behind the creation of a new Broadway musical. Here's …

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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A Bruno Mars Musical, Magical Iowa and Other Smash Highlights by Broadway.com

In the third episode of NBC’s Broadway-centric drama Smash, entitled “Mr. DiMaggio,” things get personal. Karen (Katharine McPhee) spends a weekend at home in idyllic Iowa,…

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Off the Bench, Onto the Stage

As Knicks fans are finding out, watching young performers rise to the top is a pleasure. The same is true in the arts. Here are four artists poised to deliver in major ways.

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Presidential Broadway by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VOTE IN ROUND 4 OF HOT AND HOTTERAND THIS MONTH'S BROADWAY POLL (LOOK TO YOUR LEFT!)Politics and Broadway shows are hit and miss.  Hit: Born Yesterday, 1776. &nb…

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Info You Can Use: Point Some Strong Light At Your Brainstorm by Joe Patti

Hat tip to Ian David Moss at Createquity who linked to a New Yorker article on brainstorming in one of his “around the horn” summaries. The article talks about how the whole idea…

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Best of Cast Party II; Post Mardi Gras in New Orleans; National WWII Museum; Fred and Adele; On DVD: Downton Abbey and Real High School Musicals; Last by Ellis Nassour

Debonair funny man and host of Birdland's long-running and late-running Monday night series Cast Party [in it's ninth year], returns on Thursday @ 8 P.M. to Town Hall, once again side by sid…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Further On Food: My New Job by Leigh Hile

Until recently, I've been sort of at a loss as to what to do with my love of food and my investment in making and eating food more mindfully. I love to cook, but don't want to go to culinar…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: Steve Kazee Performs 'Gold' from the Musical ONCE by Stage Tube

ONCE, an acclaimed new musical based on the 2007 Academy Award-winning film, will begin previews on Tuesday, February 28 and open Sunday, March 18 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Check out…

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Jason Robert Brown to Return to the West End with 13 THE MUSICAL by BroadwayWorld

In the Summer of 2012, the National Youth Music Theatre will be collaborating with the American musical theatre composer, lyricist and playwright, JASON ROBERT BROWN.

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Review: The Tragedie of Hamlet, Prince of Denmarke -(re)discover theatre by Scotty Zacher

              The Tragedie of Hamlet,     Prince of Denmarke  Written by William Shakespeare   Direc…

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The best show in town is out of town again by Thomas Garvey

Robert Adelman Hancock and the adorable Megan McGinnis in Daddy Long Legs. Photo: Meghan Moore.This is just a quick note to let you know that by far the most enjoyable show in town right now…

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Beginnings and Endings by Chloe Veltman

Beginnings and endings are very important in art, as in life. The start of something and its concluding moments are the moments in performances tend to make the greatest impact on us. What h…

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Cyber-Narratives: An Invitation that will Blow Your Mind by Miriam Weisfeld by HowlRound

The Carnegie Mellon Entertainment Technology Center looks like somebody crammed Universal Studios Hollywood into a computer lab in Pittsburgh. Between gleaming classrooms, the hallways are l…

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Being the Change: an Interview with Woolly Mammoth’s Jeff Herrmann by Laley Lippard by HowlRound

  Laley: Thank you for meeting with me, Jeff. I was inspired to talk with you after reading Miriam Weisfeld’s article on Connectivity. Exciting ideas, but I’m curious about the …

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The Weekly Howl: Twitter convo on Tues, Feb 21 “Technology & Theatre – Do They Mix?” by HowlRound

The Weekly Howl: Join HowlRound.com for our weekly Twitter conversation. This week we are exploring “Technology and Theatre – Do they mix”. Check out the article by Miriam …

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Natsu Onoda Power’s ‘Astro Boy’ takes imaginative flight by Peter Marks

Maybe, if you ask really politely, Natsu Onoda Power will allow you to get up out of your seat at Studio Theatre, give her hardworking cast a good, swift shove into the wings and leave you a…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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After Him, the Deluge by Sam Hurwitt

THEATER REVIEW: BERKELEY Mesmeric Revelation…, Central Works. By Sam Hurwitt Mesmeric Revelation…Before Edgar Allen Poe has nothing to do with Edgar Allen Poe. The second play t…

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Island, National Theatre by Alexandra Coghlan

Half-term may be nearly over for many, but there is no shortage of children’s theatre on offer in London at the moment. Long-running family favourites including Shrek the Musical and The L…

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Simon Annand: Behind closed doors

Mark Rylance, on a brief breather from playing Johnny "Rooster" Byron in Jerusalem at the Apollo Theatre, stands with his chest puffed out in his dressing room, which is plastered with pictu…

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Ballet establishment is rocked again as second dancer exits

British ballet is making a habit of mysterious departures. A month after rising star Sergei Polunin shocked the Royal Ballet by exiting stage left, for reasons that remain best known to hims…

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Ballet establishment is rocked again another talent exits

British ballet is making a habit of mysterious departures. A month after rising star Sergei Polunin shocked the Royal Ballet by exiting stage left, for reasons that remain best known to hims…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater Review: ‘Poetic License,’ by Jack Canfora, at 59E59 Theaters by Anita Gates

In “Poetic License,” at 59E59 Theaters, a father is about to be named poet laureate of the United States while his daughter’s boyfriend has something other than romance up his sleeve.

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Bailey Hanks in Diablo Theatre Company's LEGALLY BLONDE by Stage Tube

Bailey Hanks, who dazzled audiences as Elle Woods in Legally Blonde, The Musical on Broadway repeats the lead role in Diablo Theatre Company's production of the show, which runs through Marc…

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Theater Review: ‘I Killed My Mother,’ Andras Visky’s Play, at La MaMa by Ben Brantley

“I Killed My Mother” is the tale of a Romanian orphan who grew up in a strict institution where she had one friend, a boy who taught her the art of turning people into stone.

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L.A. Opera tries new pricing scheme for 'Albert Herring' by David Ng

Will their new ticket-pricing strategy attract new audiences?Will their new ticket-pricing strategy attract new audiences?

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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L.A. Opera tries new pricing scheme for 'Albert Herring' by David Ng

Los Angeles Opera said that ticketholders for "Albert Herring" can bring along friends who have never been to the opera before for just $25 per seat.

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Jason Robert Brown to Direct Production of 13 Plus Star in Gala Concert at Apollo Theatre by Mark Shenton

Jason Robert Brown will direct a new production of his 2008 Broadway musical 13, to be presented under the auspices of the UK's long-established young people's company at the Nationa…

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Spring Space Availability at Collaboraction by Chicago Plays

Collaboraction has space available for up to a 6 week run from April 16 to May 27th in it's theatre in the Flat Iron Arts Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee. $1000 per week. Occupancy of 99. Please…

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Michael Musto and Tom O'Neil: Is 'The Artist' really art? (video) by Gold Derby

How will future Oscarologists size up the inevitable victory of 'The Artist" as Best Picture? "I think we're going to look back at this and say, 'This is kind of like w…

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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR's Josh Young Gets Engaged to Alia Rosenstock! by BroadwayWorld

Josh Young, who will be starring in the role of Judas in the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar is engaged to be married to his girlfriend of one year, Alia Rose…

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Fun Fact About the Best Actress Category – Their paths almost all began in NYC Off-Broadway by Suzanna Bowling

Fun Fact About the Best Actress Category - Their paths almost all began in NYC Off-Broadway: Four of the Five Oscar Nominees in the best actress category have already been declared honorees…

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Toby: the sorority report by Brian Logan

The Daykin sisters do comedy sketches sending up their know-it-all uncle and their parents' divorce. How much of it is true? Brian Logan finds outGiven the comic potential of sibling ri…

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This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 2/20/12

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 22012.

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Charles Shaugnessy to Return to Days of Our Lives by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage and television star Charles Shaugnessy will return to the NBC daytime drama Days of Our Lives as Shane Donovan in May, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The actor played the role c…

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Ben Heppner cancels 'Moby-Dick' performance in San Diego by David Ng

Ben Heppner has canceled his Tuesday appearance in "Moby-Dick" at the San Diego Opera.Ben Heppner has canceled his Tuesday appearance in "Moby-Dick" at the San Diego Opera.

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Enter the ANYTHING GOES Cocktail Contest! by Contests

Enter the Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES Cocktail Contest You could win two 2 tickets to see ANYTHING GOES on Broadway valid for one 1 performance from March 26, 2012 to Septembe…

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FRIGID Festival Interview - Rachelle Elie of "Big Girls Don't Cry" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Rachelle Elie has been developing her unique vision of contemporary society for over fifteen years, beginning at Bishop’s University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. …

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Beth Leavel, Jenn Colella and More to Headline NC Theatre's STEEL MAGNOLIAS by BroadwayWorld

North Carolina Theatre today announced that Tony Award-winning actress and Raleigh native, Beth Leavel, will star as MLynn in their upcoming production of Steel Magnolias. The play will run …

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BWW TV: Broadway's ONCE Meets the Press! by BroadwayWorld TV

Today, the company of ONCE met the press and BroadwayWorld was there to chat with the team

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FRIGID Festival Interview - Bill Stiteler of "Man Saved By Condiments!" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Bill Stiteler is the co-founder of Theatre Arlo, and the writer/director of “Watching Porn” and “THACO,” the latter of which he adapted into a short film. He co-wr…

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AndrewAndrew Insta-Review William Shatner's One-Man Show

William Shatner is back on Broadway! The last time he was on a Broadway stage was in 1956, the same year that Elvis Presley entered the music charts for the first time with "Heartbreak Hotel…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Al Hirschfeld Biography to Get 2015 Release by BroadwayWorld

According to the New York Times, Al Hirschfeld, who passed away in 2003, will get his own biography in the near future. Ellen Stern, who wrote about the artist in 1987 for GQ, will write th…

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Tweetup round up: Food, music and photos

LINDENWOOD PARK NEIGHBORHOOD • The association's tweetups highlight neighborhood restaurants. Where 3500 Winehaus, 3500 Watson Road, St. Louis • When 5:30-7 p.m. Feb. 28 • More info ht…

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New Productions by NYTE Small Press

We are always proud and pleased when plays we have published get new productions and it’s always great to see new work from this same group of talented playwrights.  ODYSSEUS DOA whic…

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Death remains elusive — and so do the chills in 'Kill Me' by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "Kill Me" by WildClaw Theatre at the Athenaeum Theatre ★★ THEATER REVIEW: "Kill Me" by WildClaw Theatre at the Athenaeum Theatre ★★ ... Most horror s…

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BWW Expands in Washington DC! Contributing Editors Wanted by BroadwayWorld

Interested in joining BroadwayWorld's worldwide network of published authorsBroadwayWorld.com is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to head up feature coverage in Washington DC a…

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BWW Expands in Vermont! Contributing Editors Wanted by BroadwayWorld

Interested in joining BroadwayWorld's worldwide network of published authorsBroadwayWorld.com is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to head up feature coverage in Vermont.

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BWW Expands in Indianapolis! Positions Available for Contributing Editors! by BroadwayWorld

Interested in joining BroadwayWorld's worldwide network of published authorsBroadwayWorld.com is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to head up feature coverage in Indianapolis.

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Rotterdam dance troupe opens Distinctively Dutch Festival strongly

Who would have thought that the land of canals and wooden shoes would connect so perfectly with the city known for its bridges and and steel? Yet, for a short time on Saturday night at the B…

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BWW Expands in Austin! Positions Available for Contributing Editors! by BroadwayWorld

Interested in joining BroadwayWorld's worldwide network of published authorsBroadwayWorld.com is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to head up feature coverage in Austin.

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Al Hirschfeld to Get His Own Biographical Portrait by Jennifer Schuessler

Farrar Straus and Giroux has commissioned a biography of the legendary theatrical portraitist Al Hirschfeld, who died at 99 in 2003, to be written by Ellen Stern, author of a 1987 profile of…

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Russell Brand to Star in Eric Idle Stage Musical WHAT ABOUT DICK? by BroadwayWorld

According to comedy.co.uk, comedian Russell Brand is set to take the starring role in Eric Idle's latest stage musical WHAT ABOUT DICK at LA's Orpheum Theatre.

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FRIGID Festival Interview - D'yan Forest of "I Married a Nun" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison D’yan Forest (actor/writer/producer), 77 years young, has been lighting up audiences for over seven decades.  She started early with piano, then ukulele, moved onto…

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‘Femme Fatale’ — group exhibition at Cella Gallery by Pauline Adamek

Cella Gallery is pleased to present Femme Fatale, a group exhibition featuring the works of over 35 innovative artists handpicked by curators  Nicole Bruckman and Stephanie Chefas. An arche…

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IN THE WAKE at San Diego Repertory Theatre by Welton Jones

In Lisa Kron’s excellent play IN THE WAKE, now being marvelously presented by the San Diego Rep in their Lyceum Space, everybody is eloquent and everybody suffers. This is chewy theat…

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VISITING MR. GREEN at North Coast Repertory Theatre by Welton Jones

”Visiting Mr. Green” is a Yiddisher bon-bon, perfect as a recommendation for elderly Jewish relatives interested in a night out. Really, really elderly. Because things have chang…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Russell Brand to star in Eric Idle stage comedy in L.A. by David Ng

Russell Brand, stage actor? The British comedian, performer and tabloid fixture is coming to the Orpheum Theatre in downtown L.A. Russell Brand, stage actor? The British comedian, performer …

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Rotterdam dance troupe opens Dutch festival strongly

Who would have thought that the land of canals and wooden shoes would connect so perfectly with the city known for its bridges and

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Blast From The Past: Megan Mullally, Sean Hayes, and Eric McCormack by Walter McBride

Welcome to BroadwayWorld.com's newest photo series 'Photo Blast From the Past'. Featuring some of the collected theatre gem's of BroadwayWorld's own senior photographer Walter McBride, the s…

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Review: Oohrah! (LiveWire Chicago) by Scotty Zacher

As part of Steppenwolf's Garage Rep Series 2012, LiveWire Chicago's *Oohrah!* is bleak, reductionist and simplistic, exploiting stereotypes that “Hurt Locker” at least tried to justify.

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Review: "Of Mice and Men" by Wendy Rosenfield

At People’s Light and Theatre Company’s, director David Bradley keeps John Steinbeck’s 1937 classic "Of Mice and Men" stripped to its bare essence, says critic Wendy Rosenfield.

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The Trial of Dennis the Menace – review by Lyn Gardner

Southbank Centre, LondonDennis the Menace is almost an OAP. He first appeared in the Beano in 1951, but for generations of children he – and his partners in crime, Minnie the Minx and Roge…

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Michael Douglas, Tina Fey, Chris Rock, Ben Stiller to Present at 84th Annual Academy Awards by Andy Propst

An updated list of presenters has been announced for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, to be held on Sunday, February 26 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles and aired live on ABC-TV. Tony Awar…

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The Language Archive by Tim Treanor

Emma (Katie Atkinson), an assistant in a laboratory dedicated to the preservation of dying languages, is trying to learn Esperanto. She is having heavy weather of it. Finally she blurts out …

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Fyvush Finkel, Mike Stoller Set for Museum at Eldridge Street's In Conversation Series by Brian Scott Lipton

Guests have been announced for the upcoming In Conversation Speaker Series at the Museum at Eldridge Street; The Series is part of an ongoing 125th Anniversary celebration of Jewish life an…

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Toni Collette, Anthony LaPaglia, Liev Schreiber Set for Sydney Unplugged Film by Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award winners Anthony LaPaglia and Liev Schreiber and Touy Award nominee and Emmy Award winner Toni Collette will among the directors involved in the feature film Sydney Unplugged, acc…

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They Go Together: Original Broadway Cast of 1972’s Grease in Playbill's Video Vault

As a companion to Playbill's newly-launched database of theatrical history Playbillvault.com, the video series "The Vault" — a look back in time at shows past — kicks off with the classi…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Patience – review by Michael Billington

Union theatre, LondonThis is the third all-male version of Gilbert and Sullivan that Sasha Regan has directed at this tiny Southwark theatre. But, while the result is as "blithe and gay" as …

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LYSISTRATA JONES Gets a Makeover: New High School 'Varsity' Version in the Works by BroadwayWorld

According to the official LYSISTRATA JONES blog, Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn are currently at work on a high school-friendly edition of the Broadway comedy, which will be made avail…

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uPick: President the Musical by Michael Block

We're starting something new here on theaterinthenow.com. We want to hear from you! So let your creativity start flowing with the first uPick, President's Day Edition! Today, we want to know…

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Julie Taymor reaches agreement with ‘Spider-Man’ by Loganne

The battle between producers of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark and former director of the production Julie Taymor has been settled and Taymor should be flying high. Producers have agreed to p…

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STAGE TUBE: In Rehearsal with Ballard, Montevecchi, Reams in DOIN' IT FOR LOVE by Stage Tube

Hollywood and Broadway award-winners Kaye Ballard, Liliane Montevecchi, and Lee Roy Reams are to star in Doin' It For Love, a Broadway-style tribute to the standards and the stories behind t…

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"Wedding" proclaims advocacy for same-sex marriage

Despite its provocative title, this musical reveals itself less as a tangle of beliefs and more of a full-throated celebration of marriage equality.

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A 'Buzzer' that's right on time

REVIEW: A compelling, well-acted new play turns on touchy issues of racial identity.

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Alli Mauzey, Andy Kelso Join Wicked Tour February 24 by David Rogers

Alli Mauzey and Andy Kelso soon will join the cast of the first North American touring version of “Wicked.” Mauzey will be playing the role of Glinda, which she has previously played on …

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Photo Coverage: Meet Cristin Milioti, Steve Kazee & the Company of ONCE! by Jennifer Broski

ONCE, an acclaimed new musical based on the 2007 Academy Award-winning film, will begin previews on Tuesday, February 28 and open Sunday, March 18 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre. Today, th…

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Of Mice and Men, Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh by Thom Dibdin

Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh: Royal Lyceum associate artist John Dove takes up where he left off after his cycle of Arthur Miller plays with a solid production of Of Mice and Men. As a di…

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The Heresy of Love, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

This worthy play falls squarely into the genre of “independent woman squashed by the patriarchy” dramas, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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The Heresy of Love, Swan Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon

This worthy play falls squarely into the genre of "independent woman squashed by the patriarchy" dramas, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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Blood Knot, Signature Center, New York

This production of Athol Fugard’s 1961 play is less satisfying than the new theatre complex that hosts it, writes Brendan Lemon

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Blood Knot, Signature Center, New York

This production of Athol Fugard's 1961 play is less satisfying than the new theatre complex that hosts it, writes Brendan Lemon

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New musical ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ postponed by Loganne

According to Patrick Healy of the New York Times, the musical adaptation of ‘Sleepless in Seattle’ has been delayed. The world premiere was supposed to take place in June, but has been p…

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WOS TV: Theatreland's finest gather for 2012 WOS Awards

The stars of Theatreland descended on the Prince of Wales Theatre last night to hear the results of the 2012 Whatsonstage.com Awards - the only major theatre awards to be decided entirely by…

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Mike Daisey takes on Apple apologists, and invites performers to do his show, royalty free by Lorraine Treanor

How Mike Daisey has changed America Mike Daisey brought his provocative, withering attack on the state of regional theater, How Theater Failed America, to Woolly Mammoth in 2009. Why are suc…

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What's Playing on Broadway This Week: February 20-26 by BroadwayWorld

Look below to see what Broadway shows are playing on each night this week. Want to know what Broadway shows have Sunday evening performances Which Broadway shows have Wednesday matinees Just…

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Beckett: Feck It: Review by Robert Crew

Tom Rooney, Laura Condlin and Sofia Tomic shine in Play, one of several Samuel Beckett works in Queen of Puddings’ Beckett: Feck It!

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West End Star Linzi Hateley to Appear in LES MISERABLES Film by Marcel Konrath

West End star Linzi Hateley is involved in the upcoming Les Miserables movie.

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Stone Arch Fest to live on in 2012

Matt Mithun of the Somerset Amphitheater is taking over the event after founder Ira Heilicher died last summer.

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L.A. Weekly Critic Steven Leigh Morris Gets Two-Book Deal to Write About L.A. Theater History, Chickens

Steven Leigh MorrisMorris' chicken, Fortinbras​The Weekly's critic-at-large, Steven Leigh Morris, has landed a two-book publishing deal with New Hampshire-based Smith and Kraus Publishers.…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Elizabeth Pursey obituary

The inspirational voice coach Elizabeth Pursey has died aged 89. Elizabeth had a long teaching association with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. From the late 1970s, she also worked on man…

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FREUD'S LAST SESSION Celebrates 600th Performance Tonight by BroadwayWorld

FREUD’S LAST SESSION, the play by Mark St. Germain, will celebrate its 600th performance tonight, February 20th at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). FREUD’S LAST SESSION is the wi…

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Shatner's World by Theasy.com

Music Box Theatre, Broadway By Adrienne Urbanski BOTTOM LINE: William Shatner creates an engaging one man show by sharing humorous and touching anecdotes from his 80 years of life. A…

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Norm Lewis Invites You to Charity Night! by Givenik

Norm Lewis Invites You to Charity Night! Norm Lewis invites you to Charity Night at The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess supporting Broadway Cares on Tuesday, February 21st. Get your tickets o…

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It's All Good by Adam Thurman

Disrespecting your artistic competition, or your audience, is a sign of immaturity. It's easy (and fun) to talk about how everything sucks. It's easy (and fun) to blame the rigid, old, infle…

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Photo Flash: First Look at Sophie Evans, Russell Grant in THE WIZARD OF OZ by BroadwayWorld

Original cast members Michael Crawford and Danielle Hope both recently departed the West End production of THE WIZARD OF OZ, and have been replaced by Over the Rainbow finalist Sopie Evans a…

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Why Sleigh Bells Is The Definitive Protest Music of My Generation by Ethan Stanislawski

Last year, when I was on a public bus in Bloomington, Indiana, the bus driver pulled the bus over, grabbed me by the shoulder, and said to cut it out or he’d call the police. In a scen…

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Belfast arts fund wins reprieve by Michael Quinn

The Northern Ireland Assembly has given a one-year reprieve to the Laganside Arts Grant with a one-off cash injection of £250,000 less than a week after announcing it was to close in M…

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Notice: This Week's Broadway Grosses Due 2/21 by BroadwayWorld

FYI, due to the President's Day holiday in the United States today, Monday February 20, 2012 this week's grosses will be released on Tuesday February 21, 2012.

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The Merchant of Venice by Larry Bangs

The Merchant of Venice is rightfully considered one of  Shakespeare’s “problem plays” with its dark overtones of anti-Semitism and a feud between a Jew standing obstinately with the …

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Stageit brings live music anywhere, could theater be next? by Ken Davenport

As the big behemoths in the music biz try to figure out what the &#$@ they are going to do with their turned-upside-down business model, some young tech-savvy upstarts are coming with id…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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BWW Poll Results: Voters Want Jonathan Groff in the SPRING AWAKENING Movie! by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld reported earlier this month that E Online revealed that Spring Awakening's original Wendla, GLEE star Lea Michele, is being courted for her old role in the upcoming film versio…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/20- THE TAMING OF THE SHREW by Stage Tube

Today in 1957, The Taming of the Shrew openend at the Phoenix Theatre, where it ran for 23 performances. A comedy by William Shakespeare, the play is believed to have been written between 15…

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Songs From Tonight's SMASH Episode Now Available on iTunes by BroadwayWorld

NBC has announced that select songs from tonights third episode of NBCs new critically acclaimed musical drama series SMASH Mondays, 10-11 p.m. ET, will be available today from NBCUniversal …

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A bounty of cultural influences

REVIEW: Jin Xing Dance Theatre Shanghai conjures references to Chinese, Western and minimalist approaches to modern dance.

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Photo EXCLUSIVE: Sir Paul McCartney Visits MARY POPPINS by Christina Mancuso

Sir Paul McCartney, along with his wife, Nancy, and daughter, Beatrice, attended a Broadway matinee performance of Mary Poppins on Saturday, February 18.

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Here's to those who kindle the fire by Michael Roderick

It's often been said that an idea is nothing without the execution to back it up and I have been in plenty of rooms where ideas have been bandied around, but not many where someone actually …

Linked From One Producer in the City at 10:33AM

New West End SWEENEY TODD with Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton to Receive Cast Recording by BroadwayWorld

Following sell-out success at Chichester Festival Theatre, Jonathan Kent's acclaimed production of Sweeney Todd transfers to London's West End for a limited season from 10 March 2012. Widely…

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Monday theatre roundup: on phones and festivals by Lyn Gardner

The Donmar finds a new answer to the perennial mobile problem, and are theatres getting more middle of the road?Switching audiences on to switch it offWe all know how annoying it is when som…

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PHANTOM Celebrates 10,000 Performances on Broadway by The Phantom of the Opera

PHANTOM Celebrates 10,000 Performances on Broadway Join the celebration as PHANTOM plays its 10,000 Broadway performance. Phantom continues to entrance audiences around the world, with And…

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The King’s Speech, Theatre Royal, Nottingham

The play that inspired the movie finally receives its first staging in this extravagantly cast production, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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The King's Speech, Theatre Royal, Nottingham

The play that inspired the movie finally receives its first staging in this extravagantly cast production, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Seminar’s Hamish Linklater Opens Up About His Life in the Theater and How Actors Are Like Alcoholics by Josh Ferri

If ever an actor was born to take the stage, it is Hamish Linklater. Son of revered Shakespeare teacher Kristin Linklater, he grew up on Edith Wharton's estate in the Berkshires and perf…

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The Bodyguard: musical of Whitney Houston film to open in West End by Matt Trueman

Tony and Grammy award-winner Heather Headley will star in a musical version of Whitney Houston's 1992 film, which opens at London's Adelphi theatre in NovemberA musical version of The Bodygu…

Linked From The Guardian at 09:51AM

Countdown to the Oscars! Top Five Stage Roles of Best Actress Nominee Glenn Close by Kathy Henderson

Five of Broadway’s finest actors are in the running for 2012 Academy Awards! In honor of their stellar work onscreen, Broadway.com is looking back at the most unforgettable stage …

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PHOTO CALL: Encores! Merrily We Roll Along Closing Night by Joseph Marzullo

The acclaimed City Center Encores! production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's short-lived but tuneful Broadway musical Merrily We Roll Along ended its limited engagement at the fa…

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Woody Allen Wins Writers Guild of America Award by Brian Scott Lipton

Oscar winner and noted playwright Woody Allen has won the Writers Guild of America award for original screenplay for his film Midnight in Paris. Other films and television series honoured b…

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UP ON THE MARQUEE: MAGIC/BIRD! by Up On The Marquee

MAGICBIRD, a new play from the team that brought you LOMBARDI on Broadway, will play the Longacre Theater beginning Wednesday, March 21, 2012 in anticipation of an April 11, 2012 opening nig…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:10AM

BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE: Lea Salonga on Life, Family and Video Game Obsessions by Richard Ridge

Today on Backstage with Richard Ridge, we bring you Richard in conversation with international songbird Lea Salonga, best known for originating the role of Kim in the West End production of …

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Wayne Eagling to leave English National Ballet by Natalie Woolman

Wayne Eagling is to leave his role as artistic director of English National Ballet at the end of this summer.

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President's Day Links by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Not that these are presidentially themed...Bad reviews as a potty-training tool? That's one way to put them behind you.Smash superfan sez: Don't watch it tonight.Looking for some good news a…

Linked From The Wicked Stage at 09:02AM

Russell Brand to star in Eric Idle stage comedy in L.A. by David Ng

Russell Brand, stage actor? The British comedian, performer and tabloid fixture will try his hand at a new medium when he stars in a stage play written by Eric Idle that will have a four-per…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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A truly superior ‘Superior Donuts’ at Mary-Arrchie Theatre Co. by Bob Bullen

Every so often you encounter the perfect pairing of actor and role. Mary-Arrchie founding member and Artistic Director Richard Cotovsky has found one of those roles. From his shoulder-slumpe…

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New directors for NSDF and HighTide by Alistair Smith

Michael Brazier has been appointed to succeed Holly Kendrick as director of the National Student Drama Festival.

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Fuse Concert Review: Peter Serkin/BSO/Stéphane Denève by Arts Fuse Editor

Perhaps most remarkably, BSO conductor Stéphane Denève managed to create an atmosphere in which the Symphony Hall audience, which at this time of year sometimes sounds like it’s made up …

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Stars of Vaudeville #447: Roland West by Trav S.D.

  Today is the birthday of Hollywood film director Roland West. Born Roland Van Zimmer this day in 1885, he was part of a family of actors from Cleveland, OH. He began acting in vaudeville …

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PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Tickets Go on Sale Today by BroadwayWorld

Tickets for the Broadway production of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER go on sale today. Peter and the Starcatcher, which is co-directed by Tony Award-winner Roger Rees and Tony Award-nominee Alex…

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People You Should Know . . . Montserrat Mendez by Zack

Montserrat Mendez is awriter.  His first full-length play, Thoroughly Stupid Things,premiered at Manhattan Theatre Source in 2008 and was later called “a comicmasterwork” by Ba…

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Photo Coverage: More From The Whatsonstage.com Awards! by BroadwayWorld

Missed out on last night's Whatsonstage.com awards Check out our photo coverage from the red carpet and the press room

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Feature: Playing Around in London by David Finkle

TheaterMania reports on eight worthy prodcutions, including Absent Friends, Collaborators, The Comedy of Errors, and The Recruiting Officer.

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NY Review: 'Bad Kid' by Jonathan Mandell

"Bad Kid," David Crabb's one-man show at Axis Theater about his goth-gay Texas adolescence, is vivid and amusing storytelling.

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Blythe Danner and Brian O'Byrne Cast in GIided Lilys Pilot by Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award and Emmy Award winner Blythe Danner and Tony Award nominee Brian O'Byrne have been cast in the ABC drama pilot Gilded Lillys, according to Deadline.com. The series is set in…

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New black theater foundation will premiere Barbara Jordan play

A new play about iconic African-American Congresswoman Barbara Jordan will receive its world premiere at the Gem Theater as part of an initiative by a newly formed nonprofit group to bring …

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BWW's On This Day - February 20, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Matilda scoops four Whatsonstage Awards by Natalie Woolman

Matilda the Musical led the winners' list at the Whatsonstage Awards last night, picking up four gongs including newcomer of the year for composer Tim Minchin.

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Mitchell Jarvis Returns to ROCK OF AGES Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Mitchell Jarvis, who has starred in ROCK OF AGES since it opened on Broadway in 2009 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, Texas, returns from his leave of absence to the show tonight, on February…

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GHOST THE MUSICAL to Release West End Tickets up to April 2013 on 3/28 by BroadwayWorld

GHOST THE MUSICAL, now entering its second year in the West End, will be releasing over 250,000 new tickets for sale next month, on March 28, taking bookings at the Piccadilly Theatre to Apr…

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Review: Adam Riches: Bring Me the Head of Adam Riches by Imogen Sarre

Unlike other comedians, Riches’s material is not primarily observational humour; there is only the briefest smattering of crude sexual innuendos or vulgar swearing, and the one liners are …

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Poet in New York Sadler’s Wells London

Towards the end of his show Poet in New York, flamenco star Rafael Amargo tenderly leads each of his musicians off stage, one by one. You might think this was an early curtain call, a chance…

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Illusory Control by Don Hall

Don't get me wrong. There are plenty of dangers in the world. Human beings manage to survive weather, predators, and the ill-fated consequences of their own myopic stupidity by the skin of…

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Can millionaire comedians still connect with their fans? by Brian Logan

Standups like Peter Kay and John Bishop pride themselves on being everyman comedians. So does it matter if they're raking in squillions every year?It's often said that football has never bee…

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Can millionaire comedians still connect with their fans? by Brian Logan

Standups like Peter Kay and John Bishop pride themselves on being everyman comedians. So does it matter if they're raking in squillions every year? Continue reading...

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Zachary Infante: Songs For A New World Interview

"Call Me Adam" once again chats with rising performer Zachary Infante about starring in "GAP: Songs For A New World," at NYU (music by Jason Robert Brown) through February 25 as well as othe…

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Menken & Lloyd Webber: 3 shows each on Broadway  by Joe Dziemianowicz

It’s a showtune showdown this spring. The stage is set for a battle for musical-theater domination between two top-tier composers. In one corner: Alan Menken, 62, from N…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Shatner's World: We Just Live In It by StageGrade

Do critics recommend a visit to "Shatner's World"?

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La Shica Lilian Baylis Studio, Sadler’s Wells, London

Flamenco singer-dancer La Shica performs a traditional Sevillanas, moving with courtly seriousness. Then she and her band add a bassline, teasing rhythms and shapes. She turns to the audienc…

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Beatrice and Benedict, Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff by Susie Wild

Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff: Berlioz's last opera is an adaptation of Shakespeare's playful comedy Much Ado About Nothing and, sung in English, is perhaps one of the more acce…

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Travelling Light Trailer by National Theatre

Travelling Light Trailer International screenings of Travelling Light continue. To find your nearest venue and book tickets visit http://www.ntlive.com From: NationalTheatre Views: 4 0…

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Matt Rees named Leicester Comedian of the Year by Alistair Smith

Matt Rees has won this year's Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year Award given out at Dave's Leicester Comedy Festival.

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Blog: A wedding & Awards in West End

Sunday is not a day I usually spend in the West End, but of course the Whatsonstage.com Awards Concert filled the area with stars yesterday and most of them headed straight to the Delfont Ro…

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Dissonance

Legit Reviews||Los Angeles: The script needs work, but Crispin Whittell's stylish production makes for a not unsatisfying evening.

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Patience, Union, London, February 15-March 10 by Paul Vale

Union, London, February 15-March 10: After opening at the Savoy Theatre in 1881, Patience became a huge success for Gilbert and Sullivan, eventually running even longer than their previous h…

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Taking Steps, Grange Arts Centre, Oldham by Andrew Liddle

Grange Arts Centre, Oldham: As the sun began to sink on the 1970s, Robin Herford was touring with Alan Ayckbourn's latest play, Taking Steps. One of the venues was the Grange, which by …

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Removed: Lindsay Duncan interview

This article was launched early. It will be reinstated on Sunday 26 February 2012.guardian.co.uk © 2012 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved.…

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Twist of Gold, Polka Theatre, London by Ronnie Haydon

Polka Theatre, London: Michael Morpurgo's sensitive portrayals of man's inhumanity to man, and how the fallout affects children, translate well into theatre for young people. In th…

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Photos: Winners celebrate at Whatsonstage.com Awards

The winners of the 2012 Whatsonstage.com Awards - the only major UK theatre awards to be voted for entirely by the theatregoing public - were announced last night (19 February 2012) durin…

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NY Review: 'Sally and Tom (The American Way)' by David A. Rosenberg

Castillo Theater's revival of the musical "Sally and Tom," about the relationship between slave Sally Hemings and Thomas Jefferson, is emotionless.

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Photos: Winners celebrate at 2012 WOS Awards

The winners of the 2012 Whatsonstage.com Awards - the only major UK theatre awards to be voted for entirely by the theatregoing public - were announced last night (19 February 2012) durin…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Blog: A Wedding and Awards in West End

Sunday is not a day I usually spend in the West End, but of course the Whatsonstage.com awards concert filled the area with stars yesterday and most of them headed straight to the Delfont Ro…

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Plenty of roads to try.... by Mark Shenton

Broadway (and the West End) is strewn with the corpses of bad musicals, some of them (like Rock of Ages or We Will Rock You) still breathing, against all the odds. But sometimes, by the same…

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Tuner version of 'The Bodyguard' set to bow

Legit News: Heather Headley to take Whitney Houston role

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I Was There: The Broadway TweetSeat by Jordan Levine

I was chosen to be apart of a group of Twitter members that were invited to live-tweet during the Broadway production Godspell. As a fan of the show itself and this production, I went into …

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The Magic Words of Continued Success: Please and Thank You by Admin

Posted in Networking  I’m curious- how often during the course of the month do any of your colleagues make demands of you without asking, “please?” How often is it that you do a f…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Terry Burrell stars in the world premiere of her one-woman show 'Ethel!'

HAROLD ARLEN and Irving Berlin wrote poignant, powerful songs - "Stormy Weather" and "Supper Time" - just for Ethel Waters to emote in Cotton Club and Broadway revues. Th…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Riverdance Closes North American Tour by David Rogers

The North American touring version of “Riverdance” has been continuously on tour since 1996, and has sometimes had two companies touring simultaneously. But now the tour is in its final …

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TTIC- Nathan Gunn - Feb 20, 2012 by Dustin@talktheatreinchicago.com (talk Theatre In Chicago), Talk Theatre In Chicago

This week on the Talk Theatre In Chicago podcast Tom Williams talks with Nathan Gunn, the opera baritone staring in Show Boat at the Lyric Opera of Chicago. He talks about his career and the…

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Monday, February 20, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Mind reader’s show ESP-ecially enjoyable by Frank Scheck

One thing’s guaranteed about an evening with Marc Salem — he’ll mess with your head. The renowned mentalist does it again in his latest show, “Mind Over Manhattan,” which will leav…

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‘License’ to thrill by Frank Scheck

It’s hard to imagine that a crackling drama could revolve around a poet laureate’s career. But Jack Canfora’s “Poetic License” manages to render a tale of artistic ambition and hid…

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The Depressing State Of (California's) Regional Theatre

Los Angeles Times 02/19/12

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“Merrily We Roll Along” @ Encores! by Kevin Daly

In 1981, Merrily We Roll Along opened and closed quickly, a devastating failure that became one for the record books. The day after it shuttered, the cast and crew assembled in the recording…

Linked From Theatre Aficionado at Large at 12:07AM

Interview: Dennis Foon on New Canadian Kid by The Charlebois Post

Warona Steshwaelo and Mike Payette in New Canadian Kid(photo: Ashley Belmer)Veteran Canadian WriterUpstage  host Eric Sukhu spoke with playwright Dennis Foon about his play New Canadian…

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Regina Gatti by League of Professional Theatre Women

Producer New York, New York USA Where do you look for inspiration? Music, musicals, plays, friends and family! What’s your favorite book / movie / line from a play / pop culture guilty ple…

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Openings We're Tracking, February 20-26, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

This week the community theatre group Eastside Players are premiering a new work (we just like saying that phrase...makes us hum). Rapture, by Joanna Murray-Smith, tells of a group of friend…

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TT: At full tilt

I went at Mood Indigo: A Life of Duke Ellington with hammer and tongs last week, and by the time...

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TT: Just because

Elaine May and Mike Nichols appear in a commercial for General Electric: (This is the latest in a series of...

Linked From ArtsJournal at 12:00AM

TT: Almanac

"There is no great harm in the theorist who makes up a new theory to fit a new event. But...

Linked From ArtsJournal at 12:00AM

The Return of Andrew Lloyd Webber; The Truth Is He Never Left Us by Ruth Leon

With the spring arrival of two revivals of his past classics — Evita and Jesus Christ Superstar — Phantom composer Andrew Lloyd Webber will have three musicals on Broadway at the same tim…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: William Shatner Visits "Good Morning America" (Video) by Michael Gioia

William Shatner, the Emmy-winning actor best known for his work on TV's "Star Trek" and "Boston Legal," recently sat down on "Good Morning America" to talk …

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Box Office for Broadway's Peter and the Starcatcher Opens Feb. 20 by Adam Hetrick

The Brooks Atkinson Theatre box office opens Feb. 20 for the Broadway transfer of Peter and the Starcatcher, the prequel to the tale of Peter Pan, which will take flight before audiences beg…

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Jessica Snow Wilson, Danny Gurwin, Kate Pazakis and More Join Composer Scott Alan for Feb. 20 Los Angeles Concert by Andrew Gans

Composer-lyricist Scott Alan offers tunes from his songbook Feb. 20 at Los Angeles' Show At Barre.

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"Jimmy Fallon" Broadway Week Kicks Off Feb. 20 with How to Succeed's Nick Jonas by Andrew Gans

"Late Night With Jimmy Fallon," which airs weeknights at 12:35 AM ET on NBC, kicks off its "Broadway Week" Feb. 20.

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Porgy and Bess Star Joshua Henry Offers Soul Weakness Concert at the Triad Feb. 20 by Michael Gioia

Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry, who currently stars as Jake in the Broadway revival of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, offers a solo concert entitled Soul Weakness Feb. 20 at The Triad T…

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Playbill Offers Listen of Feb. 20 "Smash" Song "Mr. and Mrs. Smith," With Megan Hilty and Will Chase by Kenneth Jones

"Mr. and Mrs. Smith," the latest show tune to be revealed from Marilyn the Musical — the show-within-a-show in the NBC series "Smash" — is available for downl…

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Hilton Als: Athol Fugard’s “Blood Knot” and apartheid in South Africa. by Hilton Als

The two men look as though they’d crawled out from under a rock into a landscape of broken glass and shit. Their little shack, in the South African town of Port Elizabeth, is less a ho…

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Goings on About Town: The Theatre by The New Yorker

PageBreak -->OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS Please call the phone number listed with the theatre for timetables and ticket information. ASSISTANCE Playwrights Horizons presents a new play by…

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