Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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POW! (Play Of The Week) by Drama Book Shop

33 VARIATIONS by Moises Kaufman It’s about time!! I have been waiting three years for this beautiful play to be published. When I saw it in 2009, I was blown away by the poignant and sens…

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Oscars 2012: Christopher Plummer wins Academy Award by Richard Ouzounian

Canadian actor Christopher Plummer wins the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Beginners.

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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The 10 Hottest Chorus Girls Opening in Broadway Shows by Adam Feldman

We have pictures of the 10 greatest beauties in the kicklines this spring.

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21st Century Literary Office Convening – Day # 2: Nuts & Bolts by HowlRound

The “Sprawl” and the “Pile” The group reconvened this morning for a series of round table conversations.  First up, a conversation titled “What’s Literary in the 21st Century Li…

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21st Century Literary Office Convening: Watch Parties & Tweets on Sat, Feb 25 by HowlRound

Lauren Gunderson to thtrs: Involve the playwright in writing marketing copy. They know the tone, texture of their plays deeply #newplay — Charles Haugland (@charleswha) February 25, 20…

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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/25/2012

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2252012.

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld by BroadwayWorld

Looking for a quick roundup of this week's events Look no further

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The Jacksonian: Theater Review by Myron Meisel

Myron Meisel Ed Harris, Amy Madigan and Bill Pullman star in the bold play set in the titular hotel on the outskirts of Jackson, Miss. by playwright Beth Henley.read more

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Review: In Basildon at Curtainup/London by Lizzie Loverdige

What is more satisfying than a well written dark comedy of human behaviour with underlying and enduring themes and a sense of place? Don’t miss this one by David Eldridge

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Christopher Plummer, Bernie Telsey, Michelle Williams Among Spiirt Award Winners by Brian Scott Lipton

Winners of the Independent Film Spirit Awards were announced in Los Angeles on Saturday, February 25. Seth Rogen hosted the ceremony. The Artist received awards for Best Film, Best Director…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Frozen face of Minnesota

Renowned British photographer Martin Parr spent a January weekend documenting our relationship with something that we slip, skate, ski and fish on, but seldom think about seriously: Minnesot…

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Look Back in Anger by Robert Walport

"Look Back in Anger" is about as seminal as British drama gets but somehow I've never actually seen the play live before. Back in the 50s (so well before my time) it brought about a wave of …

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Tim Miller to Teach Performance Workshop at Bryn Mawr Following Cancellation at Villanova by Dan Bacalzo

Performance artist Tim Miller will teach a performance workshop at Bryn Mawr College's Hepburn Teaching Theater at Goodhart Hall April 16-20, hosted by the school's Gender and Sexu…

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Night of the living 'Birds'

For playwright Conor McPherson, "The Birds" is like a George Romero zombie movie.

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In Basildon; An Appointment with the Wicker Man; The Bomb: a Partial History – review by Susannah Clapp

Royal Court, London; His Majesty's, Aberdeen; Tricycle, LondonAnywhere but Essex, it seems. "He's a writer," an aspirant character in David Eldridge's new play explains of her boyfriend. "Wh…

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Hobson's Choice; Exposure: Dance – review by Luke Jennings

Birmingham Hippodrome; Linbury Studio, LondonDavid Bintley created Hobson's Choice in 1989 for the Royal Ballet touring company which was soon to sever its links with Covent Garden and becom…

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A Streetcar Named Desire – review by Clare Brennan

Liverpool PlayhouseIn a week when leading playwrights accused the subsidised theatres of preferring familiar fare to challenging work, Gemma Bodinetz, artistic director of the Liverpool Play…

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Krister Shalm: the lindy hop can explain quantum mechanics by Ian Tucker

Quantum physicist Krister Shalm is using his love of swing dancing to bring his research to a wider audienceKrister Shalm is an experimental physicist at the Institute for Quantum Computing …

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Avant garde theatre: has Britain lost its nerve? by Vanessa Thorpe

The West End's endless diet of tried and trusted theatrical fare comes at the expense of experimental plays, say critics and playwrights. But in the 21st century is it still desirable – or…

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Eve Best: 'Marlowe is like learning to eat with a chainsaw' – interview by Kate Kellaway

Eve Best is famous for her role as glamorous Dr O'Hara in Nurse Jackie. But she made her name in Jacobean theatre – and she is back in London for moreEve Best has just walked into an unpre…

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

Lindsay Duncan talks about tackling Noël Coward's 1924 farce, Hay Fever, his most challenging play"I've never seen it," exclaims Lindsay Duncan. We are talking about Hay Fever, one of Noël…

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’Tis Pity She’s a Whore, Silk Street Theatre, Barbican, London The Bomb – A Partial History, Tricycle Theatre,London In Basildon, Royal Court, L

In the corner of Annabella's blood-red bedroom is a poster of the Virgin Mary. The Madonna's immaculate heart floats, spookily, outside her bosom. Pictures of teen-icon vamps cover the remai…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Evelyn at The Bushwick Starr by Andy Horwitz

Nellie Tinder's "Evelyn" at The Bushwick Starr is a clever and creepy insight into manipulation, hysteria, the nature of fame and the culture of recovery.

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Howard Kissel, long-time Daily News theater critic, is dead at 69   by David Hinckley

Long-time Daily News theater critic Howard Kissel, who spent his life joyously immersed in the classic culture of New York, died Friday at his Manhattan home. He was 69 and had been sufferin…

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Review: The Caretaker (Writers’ Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

You cannot expect a Pinter play to give any direct answers or deliberate structure. The question of who is the caretaker and who or what is the recipient of care, has both an answer and ambi…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Handel and Haydn by Thomas Garvey

Detail from David's Napoleon.Beethoven at Handel and Haydn is always exciting these days - indeed, a few of their recent performances of the symphonies have been nothing less than revelation…

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Photo Flash: Alice Ripley Surprises Students at Broadway Artists Alliance Workshop by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-winning actress Alice Ripley was the special surprise guest at the Broadway Artists Alliance 2011 Winter Workshop. Ripley had a QampA with the students of Broadway Artists Allianc…

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"Time Stands Still" and "Knives in Hens" in Philadelphia by Tim Dunleavy

"Time Stands Still" works in large part thanks to its appealing characters and Margulies' warm, naturalistic dialogue ... "Knives in Hens," by Scottish playwright David Harrower, is a play t…

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Sullivan Walker Has Died; Theatre Professionals Honor the Actor by BroadwayWorld

Actor Sullivan Walker suffered a heart attack and died on Monday in California. Theatre professionals mourned the loss of the actor and talked to the Trinidad Express.

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The Broken Heart by StageGrade

Do critics love "The Broken Heart"?

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Review: (Ottawa) Translations by The Charlebois Post

Little Theatre/Big PlayOLT does it againby Jim MurchisonThis week I went to see Ottawa Little Theatre’s production of Translations. It is a very ambitious project that explores issues of l…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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"Blood Knot" Connects Strongly to the Past by Jan Simpson

Almost everything is new and sleek at the Pershing Square Signature Center, the sprawling, reportedly $70 million, theater space on 42nd Street that starchitect Frank Gehry designed to be th…

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Fuse Theater Review: “Time Stands Still” — A Too Distant Echo of the War in Iraq by Arts Fuse Editor

When young photographers went up to the famous war photographer, Robert Capa, and asked him what they could do to make their pictures more gripping, he said: "Go closer!"

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Intersections Festival at the Atlas features 700 performers by Lorraine Treanor

Philanthropist Jane Lang, who turned the abandoned Atlas 1930′s movie house on H Street into the Atlas Performing Arts Center, a $20 million,  modern, state of the art venue was inte…

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How I Learned to Drive by Lizwollman

Photograph: Joan MarcusLi'l Bit--one of the two central characters in How I Learned to Drive, Paula Vogel's funny, smart, deeply disturbing memory play currently in revival at Second Stage--…

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InDepth InterView: Reality Bites? Janeane Garofalo on RUSSIAN TRANSPORT, GENERAL EDUCATION, BAD PARENTS & More! by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are talking to a stand-up comedienne celebrated for her caustic wit, erudite political humor and illuminating social observations who has also made a name for herself over the last …

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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VIENNA WAITS FOR ME by Jason Robert Brown

I've been playing "Vienna" for a long time – it's one of those songs that I can pull out at a piano bar or a party when it doesn't feel like it's the right kind of room to do one…

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Howard Kissel, New York Theatre Critic, Dies at 69 by Robert Simonson

Howard Kissel, a critic who covered New York's theatre scene for nearly four decades, died Feb. 24. He was 69.

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Howard Kissel, New York Theatre Critic, Dies at 70 by Robert Simonson

Howard Kissel, a critic who covered New York's theatre scene for nearly four decades, died Feb. 24. He was 70.

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Spotlight On RICHARD III: Maureen Anderman by Pat Cerasaro

Known for her many memorable roles on stages and screens large and small, many from the canon of William Shakespeare OTHELLO, MACBETH and Edward Albee THE LADY FROM DUBUQUE, SEASCAPE, WHOS A…

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SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Adds Special Show to Celebrate Film's Birthday, Feb 25! by BroadwayWorld

The Silence of the Lambs, winner in all five top categories at the 1992 Oscars including Best Picture, was released internationally 21 years ago this month. SILENCE! THE MUSICAL, the unautho…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Early Plays – NYCP and Wooster Group at St Ann’s by Andy Horwitz

Richard Maxwell's style well-suits O'Neill's text in this collaboration with the Wooster Group.

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Weekend Agenda: RIP Howard Kissel Edition by Lucky and The Mick

We were saddened this week to hear of the passing of theater critic Howard Kissel. This weekend, we’ll be pondering the importance and relevance of strong critical voices. And talking …

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Review: Sheetal Gandhi at the Painted Bride by Nancy G. Heller

The phenomenally multi-talented performer Sheetal Gandhi, in her Philadelphia debut, left the Painted Bride audience in stunned, admiring silence. Nancy G. Heller reviews.

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Two world premieres, new LaBute to head up CATF 2012 festival by Lorraine Treanor

The  Contemporary American Theater Festival, held each year  in Shepherdstown, West Virinia is one of the Washington area’s favorite out of town summer festivals. This year’s …

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Rainforest Fund Benefit to Feature Sting, Elton John, Meryl Streep et al., 4/3 by BroadwayWorld

According to published reports, the lineup has been announced for the Rainforest Fund benefit concert on April 3rd at Carnegie Hall.

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FRIGID Festival Interview - Jason Morneau of "Aerial Allusions" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Jason Morneau (Co-Producer/ Performer/ Stage Manager): Born in the blue collar city of Windsor, ON, Jason knew at a young age that he wanted to be in the entertainment ind…

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Curious Theatre schedules five regional premieres by Ray Mark Rinaldi

For 14 years, the Curious Theatre Company has gifted Denver with its own gift for programming. Curious specializes in presenting the sort of plays you've heard about, and wanted to see, but …

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FRIGID Festival Interview - Chris Harcum of "Rabbit Island" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Photo by Cathryn Lynne Chris Harcum is one of NYTheatre's People of the Year and his play, "Green," was published in the Indie Theatre Now Best of 2011 Collection. His ful…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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FRIGID Festival Interview - Kevin P. Hale of "Poe-Dunk - A Matchbox Entertainment" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Photo by Kate Erin Gibson In 2008, Kevin P. Hale founded with Jennifer Wilcox Playlab NYC, a theater company dedicated to taking fun way too seriously. Recent directing cr…

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Theodore Mann, Off Broadway Producer, Dies at 87 by David Rooney

Mr. Mann was a founder of the influential Circle in the Square Theater, and a driving force in the rise of Off Broadway theater in the 1950s.

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FRIGID Festival Interview - Siobhan O'Loughlin of "The Rope in Your Hands" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Photo by Lauren Taylor Siobhan O'Loughlin is an artist and activist who loves vegan cooking, bike riding and sweaty yoga studios. She holds a BA in Acting from Towson Univ…

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FRIGID Festival Interview - Jennifer Anderson of "Missed Connections" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Jennifer Jean Anderson is beyond thrilled to be a part of "Missed Connections" and the FRIGID Festival! Her credits include: Off-Broadway - THE HOLE (Theatre at St. Clemen…

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Theatre Review: Seeds is an impressive retelling of Monsanto court case by Robert Cushman

The documentary play Seeds centres on the 2004 patent infringement case of Monsanto vs. Schmeiser. Monsanto, the bio-tech company, claimed that Percy Schmeiser, a Saskatchewan farmer, had in…

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Dutch cousins delight in 'Detroit Dealers'

The Amsterdam-based Wunderbaum describes itself as chameleonic, which is to say, theater without rules.

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The Oscars Are Coming! Wait! They're (Almost) Here; Brian D'Arcy James on SMASH; Some Phantom with Your Popcorn; Mark Your Calendar by Ellis Nassour

For many years now, the Oscars have really strived for national and international diversity. And if you wanted diversity at the movies in 2011, you got it. The noms speak loudly for that div…

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Bobby Cannavale, Tony Danza, Gina Gershon Set for March 5 Celebrity Autobiography by Brian Scott Lipton

Bobby Cannavale, Mario Cantone, Tony Danza, Gina Gershon, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Jennifer Tilly, and Alan Zweibel will appear in Celebrity Autobiography: The Next Chapter. to be held at …

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Bobby Cannavale, Tony Danza, Gina Gershon Set for March 5 Celebrity Autobiography by Brian Scott Lipton

Bobby Cannavale, Mario Cantone, Tony Danza, Gina Gershon, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Jennifer Tilly, and Alan Zweibel will appear in Celebrity Autobiography: The Next Chapter, to be held at …

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Theater Critic Howard Kissel Has Died by Brian Scott Lipton

Howard Kissel, one of New York City's preeminent writers about theater and the arts, has died at age 70, according to published reports. Kissel was the arts editor of Women's Wear…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/25- A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC by Stage Tube

Today in 1973, A Little Night Music opened at the Shubert Theatre, where it ran for 601 performances. A Little Night Music is a musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by …

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Elton John, Katharine McPhee, Meryl Streep, Sting Set for April 3 Rainforest Fund Benefit by Brian Scott Lipton

The lineup for this year's Rainforest Fund benefit concert, ,Sting and Friends, to be held on April 3 at Carnegie Hall has been announced. In addition to Sting, performers will include…

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Rabbit Island by Theasy.com

2012 Frigid Festival, Kraine Theater, Off Off Broadway By Weston Clay BOTTOM LINE: A funny show about a soft-shelled Canadian man trying to find stability amidst Manhattan madness. I…

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Lower Bucks theater under expansion - and needs donations by Bill Reed

Want to see a musical, drama, or family show at the cozy Bristol Riverside Theatre? How about chipping in $10 for a screwdriver, $25 for a box of nails, or $5,000 for a forklift?

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UP ON THE MARQUEE: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT! by Up On The Marquee

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, with music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by two-time Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro Memphis, will open on Tuesday, April 24 at Broadw…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Lottery and Rush Policies For Discounted Tickets by Jonathan Mandell

Each Broadway show has a different policy to enable either the general public, or students, or young people, to buy tickets at a steep discount. Anything Goes General Rush: $30 – limited n…

Linked From The Faster Times at 09:42AM

Darius Campbell Cast in ABC's Beauty and the Beast Pilot by Brian Scott Lipton

British stage star Darius Campbell will play the Beast in the ABC drama pilot, Beauty and the Beast, according to Deadline.com. The series is described as a reimagining of the classic fairy…

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:40AM

Doris Roberts to Star in Counter Culture PIlot by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway veteran and Emmy Award winner Doris Roberts will co-star in the television pilot,Counter Culture, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series, to be written by Stephanie Weir, …

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:32AM

‘Dating Walter Dante’ is a play with a major identity crisis by Bob Bullen

Photo credit: Dean Leprairie Is it a comedy? A love story? A ghost story? A tragedy? A murder mystery? In the first scene of Dating Walter Dante, playwright Jon Steinhagen actually addresses…

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Julie Taymor to be Presented With AIFF Award, 4/15 by BroadwayWorld

According to Ashland Daily Tidings, Tony award-winning director Julie Taymor will receive an Ashland Independent Film Festival award.

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Fact, fiction are blurred in Art Museum's photo exhibition

Photography has the power to document the truth. But sometimes, the moment captured in an image is more fiction than fact.

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BWW Seeks Newsdesk Editor to Join Growing Team! by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld.com, the largest theater site on the net with headquarters in New York City, is currently seeking a new Editor to manage our ever-growing Newsdesk from the hours of 4pm - 11pm …

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Scott Siegel presents a Benefit for The Actors Fund “The Best of Jim Caruso’s Cast Party” at The Town Hall by Sandi Durell

  Written by: Linda Amiel Burns   For the past nine years, Jim Caruso has hosted his open mic “Cast Party” at Birdland on Monday nights, where people from the worlds of Broadwa…

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Stars of Vaudeville #450: Dusty Fletcher by Trav S.D.

This post is one of a series honoring Black History Month. Clinton “Dusty” Fletcher (1897-1954) is best known for the comedy routine, song and film “Open the Door, Richard&…

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Two Jersey theater companies merge by Peggy McGlone

The Theater Project, formerly of Cranford, and the What Exit? Theater Company of Maplewood decided to join forces.

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Feature: ArtsEmerson Brings the World to Boston by Christopher Caggiano

Executive director Rob Orchard describes the current and future plans for this two-year-old arts-programming initiative.

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Project Trio joins St. Louis Symphony for family concert

This is not your everyday classically trained chamber group.

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Ida Cox by Trav S.D.

This post is one of a series honoring Black History Month. Today is the birthday of the great blues queen Ida Cox (1896-1967). For my full bio on her, go here. Here she is singing the “…

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Stages auditions potential Gretls and Kurts for 'Sound of Music'

More than 150 performers age 7 to 15 show up for auditions.

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NY Review: 'Big Plastic Heroes' by Nicole Villeneuve

Storyteller Slash Coleman's "Big Plastic Heroes," part of Frigid New York, has some high notes but loses its way among tired tropes and youthful fantasy.

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The Subject is BALLS by Don Hall

I was invited to participate in the Acorn Theater's very first "Adult Education Night" of storytelling off-color tales.In addition to myself, I was joined onstage by Scott Whitehair, Dana N…

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BWW's On This Day - February 25, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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KC Rep's quirky 'Great Immensity' offers strong performances, thin story

Kansas City Repertory Theatre in partnership with the Civilians, a New York-based "investigative theater" company, alerts us to the devastating consequences of climate change if we don't get…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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NY Review: 'Afternoon Tea With Jane Austen' by Robert Windeler

Actor-author Tali Brady's one-woman play about Jane Austen, part of Frigid New York, is charming and insightful but marred by contemporary references.

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Purge by John Morrison

This play by the young Finnish writer Sofi Oksanen, drawing on the experience of the Soviet occupation of Estonia, comes to London with a big reputation. As a novel, it won the Prix Femina, …

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Perth Festival: The 14th Tale by Alison Croggon

On this mercifully cool Perth day, Ms TN found herself in a fragile state. This is entirely the fault of the "festive" part of "arts festival". After last night's show I …

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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John C. Reilly to Direct BUDDHA: TRIUMPH & TRAGEDY at Bootleg Theater by Bww News Desk

John C. Reilly directs the West Coast premiere of Evan Brenners moving and enlightening one-man play, Buddha Triumph amp Tragedy In The Life Of The Great Sage. The limited four-week engageme…

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Danish director imports a well-played ballet buffet by Leigh Witchel

While the Republican candidates were duking it out in Arizona Wednesday night, Ballet Arizona visited New York for the first time — and it’s a group worthy of bipartisan support. The com…

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Arts | New Jersey: A Review of ‘Reparation,’ at Luna Stage by Michael Sommers

“Reparation,” a new drama by Gino DiIorio having its world premiere at Luna Stage, pits history against profits.

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Saturday, February 25, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Elizabeth Hess by League of Professional Theatre Women

Performer, playwright, professor of acting New York, New York USA Where do you look for inspiration? I look to my dreams for inspiration – they are full of strange beauty. What’s you…

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JKTS INTERACTIVE: HOT and HOTTER Round 5: Fighting Finches by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VOTE IN THIS MONTH'S BROADWAY POLL (LOOK TO YOUR LEFT!)This week's round of HOT and HOTTER probably should called HOT, HOTTER and HOTTEST.  Why?  Becau…

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Theatre For Thought, February 25, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

ANOTHER HAMLETjoel fishbaneAs far as theatrical trends go, our obsession with One-Man Hamlets has to be one of the most bizarre. No one ever seems interested in solo-versions of King Lear or…

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Review: RABBIT ISLAND by Martin Denton

Chris Harcum's new play Rabbit Island is a quirky, funny, romantic comedy about figuring out who you are and what you want; and how to survive, given that knowledge, in the big city in the 2…

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Review: SCRATCH & PITZ BURLESQUE AND VARIETY HOUR by Martin Denton

Parsing the title of Scratch & Pitz Burlesque & Variety Hour tells you nearly everything you need to know about this entertaining show at FRIGID New York.

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Ghost and Anything Goes Perform on "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" (Video) by Michael Gioia

The casts of the Tony Award-winning revival of Anything Goes and the upcoming Ghost visited "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" during Broadway week on "Late Night" to perform…

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Amy Warren, Elaine Bromka, Suzzanne Douglas Will Take Part in Montclair State's Vagina Monologues Benefit by Michael Gioia

Montclair State University will present a benefit production of Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues as part of the V-Day Campaign, which raises funds and awareness to end violence against…

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CHART TOPPERS: Most-Read Playbill.com Stories, Week of Feb. 12–18 by Judy Samelson

Here are the most-read Playbill.com stories for the week of Feb. 12–18, 2012, from information compiled by Playbill.com.

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THE WEEK AHEAD, Feb. 25-March 2: Cult Musical Carrie Opens; Superstar and Once Begin on Broadway by Blake Ross

Playbill.com's weekly planner reminds you that love is in the air at Once… Love Never Dies (on film, at least)… and there's a new Passion for Jesus Christ Superstar. Af…

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Spirit Awards Held Feb. 25; Woody Harrelson, Lauren Ambrose, Anjelica Huston Among Nominees by Michael Gioia

The Film Independent Spirit Awards, which celebrate artist-driven filmmaking and recognize the finest achievements of today’s independent filmmakers, are presented Feb. 25 in Santa Mon…

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Kaye Ballard, Liliane Montevecchi, Lee Roy Reams Are Doin' It for Love Feb. 25 in Texas; L.A. Is Next by Andrew Gans

Award-winning stage and screen stars Kaye Ballard, Liliane Montevecchi and Lee Roy Reams join forces for Doin’ It For Love, which is billed as a "Broadway-style tribute to the sta…

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Conor McPherson's Adaptation of "The Birds" Begins Guthrie Run Feb. 25 by Andrew Gans

The Guthrie Theater's production of Conor McPherson's The Birds begins performances in the Dowling Studio Feb. 25. Henry Wishcamper directs.

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An Evening of Classic Acceptance Speeches, With Bradford Louryk, Molly Pope, Kenny Mellman, Plays Ars Nova Feb. 25 by Adam Hetrick

You Like Me: An Evening of Classic Acceptance Speeches, featuring Drama Desk Award winner Bradford Louryk, Michael Musto, Molly Pope and Kenny Mellman, takes the podium at Ars Nova Feb. 25.

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STAGE VIEWS: Mama, I Want to Sing's Vy Higginsen (Producer Mom) and Ahmaya Knoelle Higginson (Actress Daughter) by Andrew Gans

Playbill.com's series features brief chats with actors commenting on their recent theatregoing experiences, what productions they are looking forward to and more. Here, via e-mail, we he…

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Dutch cousins delight in 'Detroit Dealers'

Wunderbaum describes itself as chameleonic, which is to say, theater without rules.

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