Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Tom Murrin, Performance Artist, a k a Alien Comic, Dies at 73 by Bruce Weber

Mr. Murrin, a playwright and avant-garde impresario who became known as the Alien Comic, was apt to put on performances almost anywhere.

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Nourishing the Commons: Rethinking Intellectual Property by Isaac Butler

It was fun when off-off Broadway was just starting…when I lost all of those playwrights or when we all went wandering away, they stayed with me and just increased and added some of the oth…

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IDOL WATCH: The Top 12 Perform; One Contestant Eliminated Early by Kelsey Denette

Tonight was the inevitable night of songs from the year the contestants were born, but first things first contestant Jermaine Jones, dubbed the gentle giant by host Ryan Seacrest, has been c…

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People You Should Know . . . John Siuntres by Zack

JohnSiuntres has been part of the Chicago Radio and TV scene since1991, hosting and producing shows for WSCR Radio, CBS-TV, ESPN, Fox SportsNetwork, and The former Sporting News Radio Networ…

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People You Should Know . . . Joe Mathers by Zack

Joe Mathers: A NJ native and graduate ofSyracuse University’s BFA program Joe lives in Astoria with his fiancée and araging demon trapped in an aging cat’s body.  As a fr…

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Teresa's Ecstasy by Theasy.com

Cherry Lane Theatre, Off Off Broadway By Benjamin Coleman BOTTOM LINE: A 16th-century nun, a macho Spanish artist, his ex-wife, and a high-powered New York executive co-exist together…

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Vineyard Theatre’s Annual Gala Honoring Linda Lavin by Sandi Durell

Written by: Joe Regan, Jr.     Vineyard Theatre chose to honor Linda Lavin at their annual gala March 12th taking place at the Hudson Theatre.  Lavin, who has won several Tonys an…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Linda Eder: Songbirds

When Linda Eder takes the stage, a hush comes over the audience as they eagerly await to first note to radiate out of Linda's angelic voice. Tonight was no exception. If you are looking to b…

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‘Monty Python’s Spamalot’ at The Warner Theatre by Natalie McCabe by Natalie McCabe

“I’m not dead yet!” is whispered, shouted, and sung throughout Phoenix Entertainment’s very much alive and engaging touring production of the Tony Award-winning 2005 Best Musica…

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MISSING LINKY by John Simon

I read the other day, evoking many memories, that the great publisher Barney Rosset had died aged 89, and reflected on what adventures and enterprises those years had yielded. With his admir…

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Theater Review: ‘The Deepest Play Ever,’ at the New Ohio Theater by Andy Webster

“The Deepest Play Ever: The Catharsis of Pathos” is a musical satire with everything but zombies. Wait, it’s got them, too.

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Review: The Deepest Play Ever by Dan Bacalzo

Geoffrey Decas O'Donnell's often amusing play is crammed full of literary allusions and pop culture references.

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Review: Another Life by Chris Kompanek

Karen Malpede's play about war and torture is ambitious if ultimately too perplexing to be satisfying.

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Review: Teresa's Ecstasy by Andy Buck

Begonya Plaza's new play is full of ideas, but they're not woven into the fabric of the characters' relationships.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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LINDA EDER – “Songbirds” by Sandi Durell

It’s always interesting when you get two reviewers to give their impressions of the same show.                    He said – She said . . . My View: By Stephen Sorokoff   T…

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Review: Hänsel und Gretel (The Building Stage) by Scotty Zacher

In keeping with the fairytale theme the cast brings a sense of wonder and levity to their performance, punctuated by moments that remind us how dark this story really is. Blake Montgomery, …

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MTC's WIT to be Featured on The Charlie Rose Show Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Tonight, March 14, WIT director Lynne Meadow and Tony and Emmy Award winner Cynthia Nixon will appear on The Charlie Rose Show. Meadow and Nixon will speak with Rose about the production cur…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW TV First Look: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Cast Performs in Rehearsal! by BroadwayWorld TV

The cast and creative team met the press today and BroadwayWorld was there for the big event. Check out a performance preview below and check back tomorrow for full coverage and interviews

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Moon on a Rainbow Shawl, National Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Like many a regular theatregoer, I have a little list of classic plays that I’ve never seen, or even read. One of these is, or rather was, Errol John’s evocatively titled Moon on a Rainb…

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Stephen Sondheim's Company crosses the pond to a cinema near you by Matt Wolf

Phone rings, door chimes, in comes Company, this time sporting surround sound and high definition and at a cinema near you. Tonight marks a rare opportunity to see a New York gala - the sort…

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Bestselling novelist Audrey Niffenegger to work on ballet

The author of the bestselling novel The Time Traveller's Wife is to write a new work for the Royal Ballet next season.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots to make its world premiere at La Jolla Playhouse by Staff

Based on the Flaming Lips album, the musical is written and directed by Des McAnuff

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ONCE Partners with C.F. Martin Guitar & Co by BroadwayWorld

As part of an exclusive product integration, Martin Guitar and Strings will be the star of a new Broadway show, Once, the musical based on the 2007 ACADEMY AWARD-winning film of the same nam…

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Review: Riverdance (Broadway in Chicago) by Scotty Zacher

*Riverdance* transfixes as a visual stunner! The river-singing, river-fiddling, river-theatrics... not so much. Slightly Recommended.

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FREEZE FRAME: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT Team Meets the Press! by Walter McBride

Two-time Tony Award-winner Matthew Broderick and three-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara in NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, featuring music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, wi…

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Photo Coverage: Goodspeed's MAME Meets the Press by Peter James Zielinski

Goodspeed Musicals will present its much-anticipated new production of MAME, the brassy musical comedy from April 20 - July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Yesterday, th…

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Review: Queen Pokou by Lara Akinnawo

A West African woman from the eighteenth-century is not your typical theatre protagonist. Queen Pokou, an intimate play byDean Atta, is based on an inspirational story of a woman who lived a…

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The Spidey Project -- a low-rent musical parody of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, and more new reviews

Barry WeissCelebration Theatre's "The Color Purple"​Celebration Theatre's intimate-theater rendition of the musical, The Color Purple, based on Alice Walker's novel, ​ is this week's Pic…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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WIT on “The Charlie Rose Show” Tonight at 11:30 PM by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Tonight, March 14, WIT director Lynne Meadow and Tony and Emmy Award winner Cynthia Nixon will appear on “The Charlie Rose Show.” Meadow and Nixon will speak with Rose about the acclaime…

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Val Kilmer to Lead CITIZEN TWAIN at Masonic Lodge, 3/23-4/1 by BroadwayWorld

Val Kilmer will present his one man play, Citizen Twain, in a limited run at The Historic Masonic Lodge at Hollywood Forever Cemetery over just two weekends this March. The production will r…

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See Nice Work If You Can Get It Stars Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara Playing Nice in Rehearsal by Broadway.com

In the highly anticipated Gershwin musical Nice Work If You Can Get It, Matthew Broderick and Kelli O’Hara are Broadway sweethearts, playing a wealthy playboy (with four, or …

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Let’s Change our Mental Map: A Call to Co-Develop a Theater Commons by HowlRound

Are you on the Map? The New Play Map is a project that seeks to change the mental map we have of the theater field. Community-generated and designed, open-access and open-source, it’…

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PHOTO FLASH: Matthew Broderick, Kelli O'Hara, Estelle Parsons at Nice Work If You Can Get It Press Event by David Gordon

The cast and creative team behind Broadway's Nice Work If You Can Get It met the press Wednesday, March 14 to offer a preview of the production at Gibney Dance Studios. The production, …

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Memphis Stars Montego Glover and Adam Pascal Celebrate 1,000 Performances in a Bed of Roses by Broadway.com

Everything is coming up roses for Montego Glover and Adam Pascal! In honor of the show's 1,000th performance, the stars of the Tony-winning Memphis were surprised with 1,0…

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Character Study: Judith Light by Broadway.com

Character Study: Judith Light Some might say that recovering alcoholic and meddling aunt Silda Grauman is the most tragic figure in Jon Robin Baitz's acclaimed drama Other Desert Cities…

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A Sleepy ‘Falling: A Wake’ and a Radiant ‘The Light in the Piazza’ by Bob Bullen

My latest HuffPo review is now live, people. Check it. — After 16 years renting spaces around town, Rivendell Theatre Ensemble — Chicago’s only producing organization dedic…

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Linda Lavin, Sharon McNight, Mary Wilson, Pia Zadora Set for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Benefit by Bethany Rickwald

The Rrazz Room is set to present its 4th annual RRAZZiversary Gala Celebration and Benefit for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, March 21 at 8pm. The evening will include perfor…

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Arts & Leisure: Tom Hewitt, Pilate in ‘Superstar,’ Indulges in Villains by Eric Grode

Tom Hewitt, previously a vampire, a tiger and a swindler, now takes on Pilate in the Broadway revival of “Jesus Christ Superstar.”

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David Turner, Jessie Mueller to Visit SETH'S BROADWAY CHATTERBOX, 3/15 by BroadwayWorld

After a year and a half hiatus, Seth Rudetsky's famed Seth's Broadway Chatterbox has returned to Don't Tell Mama. Seth's Broadway Chatterbox includes interviews and performances by noted Bro…

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St. Louis Ballet plans to present "Swan Lake" with a twist

SWAN SONG: With the resurgence of popularity the film "The Black Swan" has brought to the time-honored ballet "Swan Lake," the St. Louis Ballet will present the classic -- with a twist -- ne…

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Hoggett Created Hard Knocks for American Idiot Cast by Jessica Koslow

London-based Steven Hoggett choreographed American Idiot, the Green Day musical that opens tonight at the Ahmanson. Director Michael Mayer had liked Hoggett's Black Watch work.  But Hoggett…

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Victor Garber, Jonathan Groff, David Hyde Pierce Set for Alzheimer's Association Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Stage and screen star David Hyde Pierce will receive the Lifetime Leadership Award at the Alzheimer's Association, New York City Chapter gala, Forget-Me-Not, to be held at The Pierre on…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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SOUND OFF Special Interview: Linda Eder's SONGBIRDS by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are talking to a queen of the concert stage famous for her decades touring the country who has also made a mark on the recording industry with her countless remarkable albums and wh…

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Dance Moms - Season 2 Episode 10 - Miami Heat Wave - Todrick Hall & Mike Munich Recap by DanceOn

Dance Moms - Season 2 Episode 10 - Miami Heat Wave - Todrick Hall & Mike Munich Recap Dance Moms Season 2, Episode 10 - "Miami Heat Wave" In this FYI recap, Todrick Hall and…

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K’Naan, Rufus Wainwright, Alice Munro among headliners at Luminato by Melissa Leong

This June, Kate McGarrigle’s music will be a part of Luminato, Toronto’s annual festival of arts and creativity.

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Val Kilmer to Star in Citizen Twain by Dan Bacalzo

Hollywood actor Val Kilmer will present his one man play, Citizen Twain -- which he wrote, directed and stars in -- at the Masonic Lodge at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery, March 23-April 1…

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The Afternoon Report, Wednesday, March 14, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Wednesday, March 14, 2012 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter – http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more infor…

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Sharon Lawrence to Guest Star on TNT's RIzzoli & Isles by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage and television star Sharon Lawrence will guest star on the third season of TNT's drama Rizzoli & Isles, as the biological mother of Maura (played by Sasha Alexander), accordin…

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Rick Bayless takes his culinary, dancing skills to Lookingglass production of ‘Cascabel’

It is a given that the man can cook. After all, Rick Bayless is the creator of such fabled, thriving Chicago restaurants as the Frontera Grill, Topolobampo and XOCO — a celebrity chef who …

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Cook like ‘Cascabel’s’ Rick Bayless

Here are two recipes, fit for a prologue to “Cascabel,” courtesy of Rick Bayless and Frontera Grill: SUNDRIED TOMATO GUACAMOLE (Makes about 3 cups, serving 8 to 10 as a nibble) Ingredien…

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‘How to Disappear’ by Theater Alliance explores thin line between life, death by Nelson Pressley

Start with a dead guy, or maybe not — maybe he’s in purgatory, or the subway. Wait — he’s alive, but he’s a grieving liar-thief-coke fiend who needs to erase his identity and sta…

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Flaming Lips musical to debut in late 2012, minus Aaron Sorkin by David Ng

"Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots," the new musical based on the Flaming Lips' 2002 album of the same name, will make its debut later this year at the La Jolla Playhouse, the theater company …

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The Castro Holds Spotlight

Even as single-screen theaters have struggled in San Francisco and elsewhere, the city's historic Castro Theatre has flourished in part by becoming something of a Northern California hub for…

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The Guide — Theater Listings 03.16.12

OPENING BEYOND THE HORIZON. The first production in Eclipse Theatre’s season of Eugene O’Neill plays. Directed by Louis Contey. Previews March 16-17. Opens March 18, 7:30 pm. Thu-Sat, 7:…

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“Tapestry” Premiere Anchors Houston Ballet’s ROCK, ROLL & TUTUS by David Dow Bentley III

HereHouston.com_3-14-2012 If the title of Houston Ballet’s current production, ROCK, ROLL & TUTUS, seemed a bit silly, the dance artistry displayed on Opening Night certainly was not. …

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Chicago Cultural Plan Theatre Recommendations by Chicago Plays

On March 12, approximately 80 members of the theatre community gathered to discuss our recommendations for the Cultural Plan. Small and large theatres, downtown and neighborhood theatres, co…

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Cabaret Loses Donald Smith, an Impressario and Champion by Sandi Durell

Donald Smith founded the Mabel Mercer Foundation that helped champion a growing interest in Cabaret in 1985.  The organization was a tribute to the celebrity jazz singer, Ms. Mercer, with w…

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Alan Rickman and Sigourney Weaver Will Star in Benefit Reading of Hamish Linklater’s The Vandal by Broadway.com

Sigourney Weaver, Noah Robbins and Seminar star Alan Rickman will take part in the Flea Theater’s benefit reading of fellow Seminar star Hamish Linklater’s play The Vandal. Direc…

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Tin Pan Alley Musical Hello! My Baby, With George Wendt and Kristine Zbornik, To Play CA by Adam Hetrick

The Tin Pan Alley musical Hello! My Baby, featuring book and lyrics by Emmy-winning "Cheers" writer and Tony-nominated Sister Act co-librettist Cheri Steinkellner, will receive its…

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Review: (Toronto) free as injuns by The Charlebois Post

James Cade (photo credit: Juan Camlio Palacio)Passionfree as injuns engages the sensesby Jasmine ChenInspired by O’Neill’s classic American play Desire Under the Elms, free as injuns is …

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PHOTO CALL: Anita Gillette, Phoebe Strole, David Wilson Barnes in Off-Broadway's The Big Meal by Matthew Blank

Playwrights Horizons serves the New York City premiere of Dan LeFranc's The Big Meal, a play that spans 80 years in the life of a family in one setting — a restaurant — start…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO FLASH: Aaron Carter Visits Rehearsals of York's The Show Goes On by Dan Bacalzo

Pop singer Aaron Carter dropped by a recent rehearsal of The Show Goes On, which kicks off the celebration of librettist and lyricist Tom Jones, Musicals in Mufti: The Tom Jones Festival, at…

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News: (Montreal) Centaur announces 2012-13 season by The Charlebois Post

Centaur offers a varried assortment of worksby Estelle Rosen and Gaëtan L. CharleboisAmong the well-known Montrealers appearing in Centaur Theatre's 2012-13 season are actor Johanna Nutter …

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Cynthia Nixon for MTC (Wit) by Manhattan Theatre Club

Cynthia Nixon for MTC (Wit) www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com From: mtcbroadway Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 00:31 More in Entertainment

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Rewriting a Musical He Stars In by Mark Blankenship

Jeff Bowen’s overnight edits for “Now. Here. This.” During dress rehearsals and preview performances, a new musical constantly adds, deletes, and changes songs. This can be…

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World Premieres by Alfred Uhry, Pearl Cleage Set for Alliance Theatre's 2012-2013 Season by Bethany Rickwald

Alliance Theatre has announced the productions planned for its 2012-2013 season, beginning in September. The season will open with the world premiere of Pearl Cleage's What I Learned i…

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On a Clear Day Stars Will Reunite at the Chatterbox March 15 by Andrew Gans

Two of the stars of the recent Broadway revival of On a Clear Day You Can See Forever will be the special guests at Seth's Broadway Chatterbox March 15.

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Photo Coverage: Linda Eder Brings SONGBIRDS to Feinstein's by Stephen Sorokoff

Feinstein's at Loews Regency welcomed back Linda Eder in her new show Songbirds, which pays tribute to the great ladies of music including Lena Horne, Etta James, Barbra Streisand, Judy Garl…

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Cynthia Nixon for MTC (Venus in Fur) by Manhattan Theatre Club

Cynthia Nixon for MTC (Venus in Fur) www.ManhattanTheatreClub.com From: mtcbroadway Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 00:31 More in Entertainment

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In 'Happy Days,' character is buried in sand, wrestling with life

Mary Ewald brings clarity and poetry to Samuel Beckett's challenging play, being staged at New City Theater.

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La Jolla Playhouse Completes Season Lineup With Des McAnuff's YOSHIMI BATTLES THE PINK ROBOTS by BroadwayWorld

La Jolla Playhouse today announced its final production of the 20122013 season Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, a world-premiere musical written and directed by Playhouse Director Emeritus D…

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Can romantic musicals survive Twitter, Facebook and hookups?

Two shows that are coming to Seattle-area stages, "First Date" and "It Shoulda Been You," aim to include modern-day mores with good old-fashioned romance.

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Marie Osmond to Host Talk Show for the Hallmark Channel by Andy Propst

Marie Osmond will host a talk show for Hallmark Channel. The one-hour program, Marie!, is slated to begin airing in late 2012. The show will feature celebrity and non-celebrity guests who …

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Darren Criss Declines Hosting Offer for THE X FACTOR by BroadwayWorld

According to EOnline, Broadway veteran Darren Criss was asked to host Season 2 of FOX's 'The X Factor.' A source told E that the HOW TO SUCCEED alum 'politely declined the gig' because of hi…

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Luminato announces lineup: K'naan, Lepage, Glass and more by Guy Dixon

The festival has a new artistic director and a host of events, including the much-anticipated remount of Einstein on the Beach

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Jonathan Groff, Cheyenne Jackson and More Will Judge "I'm a Star Contest" by Andrew Gans

Judges have been announced for composer-lyricist Scott Alan and Youtube sensation Michael Buckley's "I'm a Star Contest," which is looking for a singer to record a brand-ne…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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George Wendt, Kristine Zbornick Set for Rubicon's World Premiere of Hello! My Baby by Bethany Rickwald

Rubicon Theatre Company is set to present the world premiere of Cheri Steinkellner's Hello! My Baby, March 21-April 15. Brian McDonald will direct, with musical direction by Lloyd Coop…

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Theater review: 'The Color Purple' at Celebration Theatre by Charlotte Stoudt

Everybody say "amen": The joint is jumping over at Celebration Theatre with its raucous, exultant staging of "The Color Purple."Everybody say "amen": The joint is jumping over at Celebration…

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Des McAnuff to Write and Direct Flaming Lips Musical Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots by Sarah Moore

La Jolla Playhouse's final production of the 2012/2013 season will be Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, a world-premiere musical written and directed by Playhouse Director Emeritus Des M…

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William Petersen to Star in Hurt People Pilot by Dan Bacalzo

Stage veteran William Petersen will star in and executive produce the drama pilot, Hurt People for GK-tv, according to Deadline.com. The pilot features a script by Peter Macmanus, and revol…

Linked From TheaterMania at 03:32PM

Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, Noah Robbins Set for Reading of Hamish Linklater's The Vandal by Andrew Gans

The Flea Theater will present a reading of Hamish Linklater's The Vandal April 3 at The Museum of Jewish Heritage.

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Frank Strausser’s Comedy Psycho Therapy Returns Off-Broadway April 8 by Broadway.com

Frank Strausser’s sexy comedy Psycho Therapy returns to off-Broadway’s Cherry Lane Theatre beginning April 8. Back by popular demand, the show will enjoy an encore engagement thr…

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Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman Set for THE VANDAL Benefit Reading, 4/3 by BroadwayWorld

The Flea Theater will present a reading of Hamish Linklaters The Vandal, April 3, at The Museum of Jewish Heritage starring Golden Globe winners Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, and Outer Cri…

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Take a Backstage Tour at The View with Newsies Star Jeremy Jordan by Broadway.com

Ever wonder what happens backstage at a popular talk show? Newsies star Jeremy Jordan takes viewers behind the scenes at The View, where the amicable actor served as a guest on March 13 to&n…

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BWW TV: Meet the Cast of Goodspeed's MAME - Louise Pitre & More! by BroadwayWorld TV

Goodspeed Musicals will present its much-anticipated new production of Mame, the brassy musical comedy from April 20 - July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Yesterday, t…

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Richard Greenberg’s The Violet Hour is Off-Broadway by Suzanna Bowling

Richard Greenberg's The Violet Hour is Off-Broadway: The Active Theater (Nathaniel Shaw, Artistic Director), now in its fourth season, presents the New York revival of Richard Greenberg’s …

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Beth Leavel, Lindsay Mendez, Andy Mientus and More Will Join Drew Gasparini for Joe's Pub Concert by Michael Gioia

Singer-songwriter Drew Gasparini will return to Joe's Pub March 27 for a concert that features material from his new musicals Circles and Make Me Bad.

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Date Set for 85th Annual Academy Awards by Andrew Gans

The 85th Academy Awards telecast, celebrating achievement in motion pictures, will be presented Feb. 24, 2013.

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Check Out Joan Rivers and Tony Sheldon Trading Gossip at Priscilla Queen of the Desert by Broadway.com

Broadway veteran and all-around “theater enthusiast” Joan Rivers made a very special trip "Down Under" with her grandson, Cooper Endicott, when the duo stopped by …

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Disney’s The Lion King Roars into the History Books Today by Chris Luner

The magic of Disney on Broadway services millions of people each year through their multiple productions currently running on The Great White Way in New York. However, today history will be …

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Warner Theatre to Present An Evening with Shirley MacLaine by Sarah Moore

Academy Award-winning actress, dancer and author Shirley MacLaine will share a montage of memorable film moments and private revelations about her extraordinary life in An Evening with Shirl…

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Alliance Plans Zorro, Next to Normal, Alfred Uhry's Apples & Oranges; Lynne Meadow, Scott Schwartz Among Directors by Adam Hetrick

The world premiere of Alfred Uhry's Apples and Oranges, the Tony-winning rock musical Next to Normal and a new adaptation of the U.K. musical Zorro have been announced for the 2012-13 se…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Dolan and EST/LA’s Many Mistresses Tackle Race by Mark Kinsey Stephenson

Andrew Dolan's The Many Mistresses of Martin Luther King isn't about King, but is a story that attempts to speak candidly about race. It's one of two Dolan plays soon to hit LA, and part of …

Linked From LA STAGE Times at 02:58PM

Mark Your Calenders For The Broadway Musicals of 1950 by Suzanna Bowling

Mark Your Calenders For The Broadway Musicals of 1950: The Town Hall’s (123 West 43rd Street) critically acclaimed Broadway by the Year's 12th Season continues with The Broadway Musicals o…

Linked From Times Square Chronicles at 02:54PM

Tear Down These Walls by Tony

I've had some ideas on a new way to frame how we think about structuring arts organizations.  I sketched them out and they're posted over at 2amtheatre.com A teaser: read the rest at 2am…

Linked From Halcyon Theatre at 02:51PM

Psycho Therapy, With New Director and Leads, Will Return Off-Broadway in April by Adam Hetrick

Psycho Therapy, the world-premiere comedy by Frank Stausser, will return Off-Broadway under the direction of Michael Bush, beginning April 8 at the Cherry Lane Theatre.

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Dates Announced for 2013 Academy Awards by Andy Propst

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced dates for the 85th annual Academy Awards. Nominations for the Oscars will be announced on January 15, 2013. The Academy Awards…

Linked From TheaterMania at 02:44PM

Alexander Cendese, Gabrielle Miller to Join Cast for Return Engagement of Psycho Therapy by Dan Bacalzo

Alexander Cendese and Gabrielle Miller will take over the roles originated by Jeffrey Carlson and Angelica Page, respectively, when Frank Strausser's comedy Psycho Therapy, returns to T…

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Chicago Theater Review: THE LARAMIE PROJECT: TEN YEARS LATER (Redtwist Theatre in Chicago) by Jeff Neal

WHAT A DIFFERENCE TEN YEARS MAKE The Laramie Project: Ten Years Later tells the story of Matthew Shepard and how it affected those involved a decade after his 1998 murder. As with its point …

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BWW Seeks Newsdesk Editor to Join the 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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Tony Winners Laura Benanti & Julie White Join NBC Pilot Go On by Broadway.com

Tony Award winners Laura Benanti and Julie White have been cast in the NBC comedy pilot Go On, according to Deadline.com. The Scott Silveri project, which will be directed by Todd Holland, c…

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Bernard Balbot, Kamal Angelo Bolden and More Set for Victory Gardens' We Are Proud to Present... by Andy Propst

Victory Gardens has announced casting for Jackie Sibblies Drury's We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South-West Africa, From the Germa…

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Making Headlines: Newsies Is Freshly Inked for Broadway by Frank Dilella

The movie musical "Newsies" was considered a flop in 1992. Two decades — and a growing cult-following — later, Disney has rewritten the story of a newsboy strike for Br…

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Polly Teale on Mary Shelley: female-led theatre in an imperfect world by Catherine Noonan

Catherine Noonan finds out more about Shared Experience's latest show Mary Shelley, opening this week at the West Yorkshire Playhouse.

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Jenna Elfman to Play Josh Gad’s Stepmom in 1600 Penn Pilot by Broadway.com

Dharma & Greg star Jenna Elfman will play the First Lady and stepmother to The Book of Mormon’s Josh Gad in the NBC pilot, 1600 Penn, according to Deadline.com. In addition to star…

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Theater review: 'The Color Purple' at Celebration Theatre by Charlotte Stoudt

Charlotte Stoudt reviews Celebration Theatre's revival of the musical adaptation of "The Color Purple"

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EVITA BEGINS PERFORMANCES WITH TRIUMPHANT, SOLD-OUT FIRST PREVIEW by Admin

On Monday, March 12, the new Broadway production of EVITA celebrated its first performance at the Marquis Theatre.  Immediately following curtain call, director Michael Grandage and stars R…

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PHOTO CALL: Re-Imagined Camino Real, With André De Shields, at Chicago's Goodman Theatre by Krissie Fullerton

The Goodman Theatre presents Tennessee Williams' Camino Real in a re-imagined adaptation by Calixto Bieito and Marc Rosich, at Goodman's Albert Theatre.

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Tony Winner Laura Benanti to Star in NBC's 'Go On' Pilot by BroadwayWorld

Broadway favorite Laura Benanti has been tapped to star in NBC's 'Go On' pilot, according to Deadline.com. The Tony winner will star opposite Matthew Perry in the Scott Silveri comedy.

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Things We Love: Neil DeGrasse Tyson + historic NASA footage by Tony

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Fuse Concert Review: The Luxurious Harmonies of the Newton Choral Society by Arts Fuse Editor

The singers were in the mood, in a manner of speaking, and although they seemed quite still in posture, their voices generated an inner dance filled with delightful variations as they advanc…

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The Best Man by Doug Marino

Quite possibly the most star-studded success story ever to grace the Broadway stage.  Gore Vidal's The Best Man has been resurrected once again in an election year where it seems that, …

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Rainer Hersch's Victor Borge – review by Brian Logan

Jermyn Street, LondonWhen Rainer Hersch started performing his mix of comedy and classical music, he found himself repeatedly compared to Victor Borge. He didn't know who Borge was – few n…

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Beth Leavel, Lindsay Mendez and More Join Drew Gasparini at Joe's Pub, 3/27 by BroadwayWorld

After a second sold-out show engagement at Joes Pub in January, songwriter Drew Gasparini has been invited back to the famed NYC venue for a third concert on Tuesday, March 27, 2012 at 930pm…

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SOPAC to Present Rent's Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp in Concert by Bethany Rickwald

South Orange Performing Arts Center is to present original cast members of Rent Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp, together in concert, April 14 at 8pm. The cabaret-style concert will feature a …

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STAGE TUBE: Backstage at THE VIEW with Jeremy Jordan! by Stage Tube

Jeremy Jordan, who stars as Jack Kelly in Newsies on Broadway, sat down with the co-hosts of the ABC daytime television program The View yesterday, March 13th. This marked Jordan's second ap…

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PHOTO CALL: Goodspeed's Mame, Starring Louise Pitre, Meets The Press by Joseph Marzullo

The Goodspeed Musicals production of the Tony-winning Jerry Herman musical Mame will play April 20-July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, CT. The cast and creative team met the …

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British Star Simon Callow on Dustin Hoffman, Joseph Fiennes and Being Shakespeare by Broadway.com

Simon Callow has long been a defining presence on stage and off in the British theater, appearing across a range of parts from Mozart in the original production of Amadeus to Sir Toby Belch …

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Highlights From Merrily We Roll Along at the Cincinnati Playhouse

A Tony winner for Sweeney Todd, director John Doyle is acclaimed for using actor-musicians to tell stories. He again employs the idea in Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's production …

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Scenes from Company Starring Neil Patrick Harris, in U.K. Movie Theatres

Recorded during a three-night April 2011 special engagement, the New York Philharmonic's concert production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company, starring Neil Patrick Harris, Pa…

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Memphis Producers Kenny and Marleen Alhadeff Pledge Support to NAMT's New Musicals by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-winning Memphis producers Kenny and Marleen Alhadeff have made a four-year pledge to support the National Alliance for Musical Theatre's Fund for New Musicals.

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'Make Someone Happy' at Quality Hill

The legacy of two legendary Broadway lyricists and book-writers are the subject of "Make Someone Happy," the current show at Quality Hill Playhouse.

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Chicago Theater Review: CAMINO REAL (Goodman Theatre in Chicago) by Dan Zeff

REAL GENIUS OR REAL CLUNKER? Tennessee Williams wrote at least 10 plays that are more accessible and commercially viable than his Camino Real (pronounced CA-mino Reel). Even the most zealous…

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We Hope That You're Happy (Why Would We Lie?) – review by Lyn Gardner

BAC, LondonJess and Chris want us to be happy. They want to be happy, too, even though everyone is off somewhere else "getting wasted". I wish they hadn't told us that, because it raises the…

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Photo Coverage: PORGY AND BESS Welcomes New York City Educators! by Jennifer Broski

Producers of The Gershwins PORGY AND BESS just announced that thanks to a generous donation from the families of George and Ira Gershwin, 2,250 high school students from New York City Public…

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Review: Billy Elliot at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta by Mark Runyon

Billy Elliot opened at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta Tuesday night to a warm reception that only Southern’s could give. The musical adapted from the 2000 film by the same name features mu…

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"Good Thing Going": John Doyle Continues Stephen Sondheim Collaboration with Merrily We Roll Along by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-winning director John Doyle put a tuba in the pie-making hands of Sweeney Todd's Mrs. Lovett and helped Bobby find the music within himself in Company. The U.K.-based director…

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Smash - Episode 6 - Chemistry - Luan Legacy Recap by DanceOn

Smash - Episode 6 - Chemistry - Luan Legacy Recap In the sixth episode of NBC's Smash, vocal problems begin to plague Ivy. Meanwhile, Julia finds it difficult to stay away from Michael.…

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Ashton Ballets, Coliseum, London

Birmingham Royal Ballet’s ‘Two Pigeons’ was a ravishing reminder of the company’s qualities, writes Clement Crisp

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Opera with art at its heart

Serge Dorny’s success as head of Opéra de Lyon is based on creative foundations, writes Andrew Clark

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Beth Leavel, Lindsay Mendez, John Scherer to Join Songwriter Drew Gasparini at Joe's Pub by Bethany Rickwald

Joe's Pub is set to present songwriter Drew Gasparini in concert with some of Broadway's finest performers, March 27 at 9:30pm. Stephen Agosto will direct. The concert, which wil…

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Chicago's WTTW Airs Alfie Boe Special 3/20; Airs Nationwide in June by BroadwayWorld

WTTW11, Americas most watched public television station, will be the first U.S. PBS affiliate to air the new 90-minute music special ALFIE BOE LIVE FROM THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL, LONDON on Tu…

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Chicago Theater Review: RIVERDANCE (Oriental Theatre in Chicago) by Dan Zeff

RIVER OF DREAMS All good things must come to an end, they say, so it was inevitable that Riverdance would finally end its run, at least in the United States. But will it ever be missed! Play…

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FREUD'S LAST SESSION Opens Tomorrow in Indianapolis by BroadwayWorld

New York’s hit play FREUD’S LAST SESSION is set to begin performances tomorrow, March 15th at The Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis for a limited engagement through April 15th. The Indiana…

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World Chess Hall of Fame has two shows of note

The World Chess Hall of Fame, which opened in the Central West End last September after moving from earlier locations in New York and Miami, has two art shows of note in its three-story spac…

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Gavin Lawrence, Peter Rachleff Set for Carlyle Brown's Are You Now or Have You Ever Been… by Sarah Moore

The Guthrie Theater has announced complete casting for the presentation of Are You Now or Have You Ever Been…, written and conceived by Carlyle Brown. This new and original piece will play…

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Edinburgh International Festival 2012 to Feature Olympic Collaborations and a New Venue by Mark Shenton

This year's Edinburgh International Festival, running Aug. 9-Sept. 2, will feature productions by Grzegorz Jarzyna, Ariana Mnouchkine, Christoph Marthaler, Tadashi Suzuki, Dmitry Krymov …

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Newsies Star Jeremy Jordan Visits "The View" (Video) by Michael Gioia

Jeremy Jordan, who stars as Jack Kelly in the upcoming Disney musical Newsies, recently visited the ladies of "The View" to talk about the production, which will begin previews Mar…

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Riverside Studios to Present Preview Performances of Bola Agbaje's Concrete Jungle by Bethany Rickwald

Riverside Studios in association with Wild Thyme Productions are set to present three preview performances of Olivier Award-winning playwright Bola Agbaje's Concrete Jungle, April 2-4 a…

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Lincoln Center Ballet Cans the Music

Members of the New York musicians' union protested what they said was a shift at Lincoln Center: recorded music—not a live orchestra—will accompany ballet performances.

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Year of the Producer: Bill Kenwright on Lloyd Webber & future plans

Inspired by our adoption of Stage One as the charity for the 2012 Whatsonstage.com Awards, we’re declaring this the “Year of the Producer” on Whatsonstage.com, and are ru…

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STAGE TUBE: Josh Gad Talks THE BOOK OF MORMON on CHELSEA LATELY by Stage Tube

THE BOOK OF MORMON's Tony nominee Josh Gad just visited Chelsea Lately last night, March 13, where he chatted about starring in the hit musical, being mistaken for John Belushi, and more. Cl…

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Kathleen Turner to star in Matthew Lombardo’s play ‘High’ in Toronto

Producers say the touring production will run for just one week at the city’s Royal Alexandra Theatre, from May 8-13.

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Gossip: Kenwright revives Norris' award-winning Cabaret?

Speaking at the recent Whatsonstage.com Awards, impressario Bill Kenwright revealed plans to revive Rufus Norris' award-winning production of Cabaret, last seen in the West End in 2008. The …

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Happy Birthday, Stephen Schwartz! The Wicked & Godspell Composer Eats Cake with Hunter Parrish, Jackie Burns & More by Broadway.com

Broadway composer Stephen Schwartz turned 64 years old on March 6, and what better place to celebrate than (what can only be known as) Stephen Schwartz Alley! Schwartz has two hit shows runn…

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Our Children are in Danger of Having Less Access to the Arts than We Did – and That’s Not Okay! Participate in MUSICALS IN OUR SCHOOLS WEEK. by Jasonc

Get involved and make a difference!  Musicals in our Schools is a full week of advocacy activities designed to remind the world just how important musicals are in our young people’s lives…

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“54 Below” Announces More Stars and Music by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

54 BELOW, the nightclub and restaurant announced earlier this year, today confirmed additional bookings at the new space located at 254 West 54th Street.   54 BELOW will offer audiences th…

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“Joan Rivers Knows Best?” at Priscilla Queen of the Desert – Watch Segment Online Now by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Comedy legend Joan Rivers visited the Tony Award® winning hit production of Bette Midler’s PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL and its Tony Award® nominated star Tony Sheldon on he…

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Sherie Rene Scott, Laura Benanti and More Announce Upcoming 54 BELOW Performances by BroadwayWorld

54 BELOW, the nightclub and restaurant announced earlier this year, today confirmed additional bookings at the new space located at 254 West 54th Street. Taking the stage will be the followi…

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Broadway Box Office Week 41: 03.05 - 03.11.12 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO TAKE THE MONTHLY POLL AND TO VOTE IN ROUND SEVEN OF "HOT/HOTTER"  AND ENTER TO WIN TICKETS FOR JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR ALL THREE ARE TO YOUR L…

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Character Study: See Other Desert Cities' Judith Light Transform into ‘Flamboyant’ Aunt Silda by Broadway.com

Some might say that recovering alcoholic and meddling aunt Silda Grauman is the most tragic figure in Jon Robin Baitz’s acclaimed drama Other Desert Cities, but as embodied by Emm…

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Damn Yankees, What does the audience think? by Paper Mill Playhouse

Damn Yankees, What does the audience think? Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) is proud to announce casting for Damn Yankees, …

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‘Evita’ to resume show after water damage by Joe Dziemianowicz

Don’t rain on me Argentina. Producers of “Evita” were forced to cancel performances for Tuesday night due to a fire-safety system malfunction that left the stage soggy and the eager-to…

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Punching Above Your Weight Class by Stephen Spotswood

Here in DC, it’s season roll-out time. The major theatres are sending out press releases listing the plays they’ll be tackling in their 2012-13 season, making each seem like a precious g…

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Long Wharf Theatre's $3.8 Million Renovation to Begin in June by Sarah Moore

Long Wharf Theatre, which launched a $3.8 million renovation campaign in Fall 2011 to fund improvements, will begin renovations in June that are expected to be completed in the fall. With …

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Godspell’s Hunter Parrish, Telly Leung & Co. Toast Nick Blaemire and The Hustle at Album Release Party by Broadway.com

Nick Blaemire knows how to hustle. When’s he’s not performing eight times a week at the Circle in the Square Theatre in Godspell, the singer/actor and composer of the Broadw…

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Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of THE COLUMNIST - John Lithgow & More! by Peter James Zielinski

The limited engagement of Manhattan Theatre Club's THE COLUMNIST begins performances on Wednesday, April 4 and opens Wednesday, April 25 at MTCs Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Yesterday, March …

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Rebecca the Musical Will Get Life Come Fall 2012 on Broadway by Chris Luner

After originally scheduling a Broadway beginning in Spring 2012, Rebecca the Musical shocked the theatre community when they suddenly pulled out of the season claiming to not have enough of …

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The Royal Court Theatre's Posh and Jumpy to Transfer to the Duke of York's Theatre by Bethany Rickwald

The Royal Court Theatre is set to transfer its productions of Laura Wade's Posh and April De Angelis' Jumpy to the Duke of York's Theatre later in the year. Posh, which will …

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Tony Winner Laura Benanti Will Join Matthew Perry and Julie White in NBC Pilot "Go On" by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, who was seen in the short-lived NBC drama "The Playboy Club," has been cast in the NBC comedy pilot "Go On," according to Deadline.com.

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News: Feds announce support for Stratfest 60th anniversary e-book by The Charlebois Post

As part of the party for the 60th Anniversary of the Stratford Festival, the company is launching a multi-media e-book and the Canadian Government announced today that they will help fund it…

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NBC’s ‘SMASH’ MAKE A MUSICAL, School #16 – Brittany Woods Middle School, St. Louis by Cindy Ripley

School #16: Brittany Woods Middle School St. Louis, MO Reported by: Steven G. Kennedy, Resident Choreographer, iTheatrics February 10, 2012 Upon my arrival in St. Louis, MO, I was struck by …

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News: (Toronto) Luminato announces sixth season by The Charlebois Post

Among the offerings in the 2012 Luminato Festival, this summer in Toronto, is a new work by Robert Lepage and a revival of Philip Glass's seminal opera Einstein on The Beach, it was announce…

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Laura Benanti, Victor Garber, Patti LuPone to Appear at 54 Below by Andy Propst

An initial lineup of performers who will appear at the new nightclub and restaurant 54 Below has been announced. As previously reported, Tony Award winner Patti LuPone will open the venue w…

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Vancouver's Theatre Conspiracy wins award for Extraction by Marsha Lederman

The work of documentary theatre picks up the $60,000 Rio Tinto Alcan Performing Arts Award

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ArtsBeat: Keith Carradine Will Star in 'Hands on a Hardbody' Musical by Scott Heller

Based on a 1997 documentary and opening at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego, the show has a creative team that includes Trey Anastasio of Phish and the Pulitzer- and Tony-winning playwrig…

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London International Festival of Theatre Announces 2012 Programming by Bethany Rickwald

The London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT) has announced plans for its 2012 programming. The season will begin with the UK premiere of Elevator Repair Service's Gatz (June 8-J…

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PHOTO FLASH: Stephen Schwartz Celebrates Birthday with Godspell and Wicked Casts by Tristan Fuge

On Tuesday, March 13, cast members from Broadway's Godspell and Wicked joined composer Stephen Schwartz to celebrate his birthday (which was actually on March 6) in the alley between th…

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: On the Road With Bring It On: The Musical's Kate Rockwell by Matthew Blank

Kate Rockwell (Hair, Legally Blonde), who plays "Skylar" in the national tour of Bring It On: The Musical, shares exclusive photos from the road.

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Bernadette Peters Will Talk "Smash" on "Today" and "New York Live"; More "Smash" Appearances Planned by Andrew Gans

Two-time Tony winner Bernadette Peters, who will guest star on the March 19 episode of NBC's "Smash," will discuss that upcoming guest appearance on "The Today Show" …

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Rebecca Faulkenberry to Perform with Jonathan Tunick at Birdland by Bethany Rickwald

Rebecca Faulkenberry will join orchestrator Jonathan Tunick and his Broadway Moonlighters at Birdland, on Monday, March 19 at 7pm. One of Broadway's premier orchestrators, Tunick will …

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Plans to merge US actors unions face legal action by Judd Hollander

Attempts to merge the two major US acting unions - the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists - have been referred to the California courts.

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MEMPHIS CELEBRATES 1,000 PERFORMANCE TODAY! by Admin

Hockadoo!  The 2010 Tony Award winning Best Musical, MEMPHIS, will play its 1,000th Broadway performance this afternoon at the Shubert Theatre. The fantastical Georgetown Cupcake will provi…

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Long Wharf Theatre Plans $3.8 Million Face-Lift by Frank Rizzo

Focus Will Be On A More Comfortable Theater-Going Experience   Follow CT Lifestyle & Entertainment News On The Courant's Features Buzz Facebook Page"Charm can only go so far," says J…

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The Single Girls Guide Musical, With Nancy Opel, Elizabeth Stanley, Graham Rowat, Gets ASCAP Reading March 26 by Kenneth Jones

The Single Girls Guide, the new musical about a swinging-'60s advice columnist, will get a developmental workshop reading through ASCAP in Manhattan on March 26.

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Kristin Chenoweth Defends GCB from Newt Gingrich Attacks: ‘Don’t Talk About My Show!’ by Lindsay Champion

Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth’s new TV series GCB may be all about “characters and fun,” according to the Broadway vet, but Republican presidential candidate Newt Ging…

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Long Wharf Theatre To Get $3.8 Million Facelift

Focus Is On Audience Comforts; Stays at Site At Least Through 2022“Charm can only go so far,” says Joshua Borenstein , managing director of New Haven’s Long Wharf Theatre.

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STAGE TUBE: Jordan Roth Talks Recent Broadway Boom by Stage Tube

This morning, March 14, Jujamcyn President Jordan Roth stopped by MCNBC's Morning Joe to talk about the recent Broadway boom. According to the most recent stats, the 2010-2011 season saw a r…

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Steffanie Leigh Shows Off Her ‘Practically Perfect’ Dressing Room at Mary Poppins by Broadway.com

On stage, Steffanie Leigh oversees life in the nursery as the magical British nanny Mary Poppins in Disney’s stage spectacular Mary Poppins. Leigh invited Broadway.com into her dressin…

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Full Cast Announced for Goodspeed Opera House Mame, Starring Louise Pitre by Broadway.com

Casting is complete for the forthcoming production of Mame at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut, starring Tony nominee Louise Pitre (Mamma Mia!) as Mame. Directed by Ray …

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Today's EVITA Matinee Cancelled; Show to Resume Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Producers Hal Luftig and Scott Sanders have just announced EVITA will resume preview performances tonight, March 14, 2012 at 8pm at the Marquis Theatre 1535 Broadway.

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Painting Churches: Canvasing the Family - Village Voice by Michael Feingold

Howe's delightful, disturbing, and ultimately moving 1983 play

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DC Black Theatre Festival auditions, April 1st by Lorraine Treanor

The 2012 DC Black Theatre Festival takes place June 23 – July 1st. According to the audition announcement just received, last year’s festival, which showcased 53 productions plus…

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LIFT 2012 to feature seven world premieres by Natalie Woolman

Audiences will be "arrested" by the Syrian secret service as part of 66 Minutes in Damascus, one of seven world premieres programmed for the London International Festival of Theatre this sum…

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Sherie Rene Scott, Laura Benanti, Leslie Uggams, Victor Garber, Liz Callaway and More Join Lineup for 54 Below by Andrew Gans

Additional artists have been announced to play 54 below, the new nightclub and restaurant at 254 West 54th Street that is the brainchild of Tony Award-winning producers Tom Viertel, Marc Rou…

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Shakespearean tragedy: why does the RSC make the Bard so boring? by Lyn Gardner

The 'world's leading classical theatre company' seems incapable of making Shakespeare feel innovative or relevant. Things have to changeAt Devoted and Disgruntled a few weeks back there was …

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Beastly goings on by The Stage

So while members of the Concert Artistes' Association are behaving like animals, another company is looking for a real animal to take part in a new production of La Boheme, which is being to…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 3/14- THE SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS by Stage Tube

Today in 2002, The Sweet Smell of Success opened at the Martin Beck Theatre now the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, where it ran for 109 performances. Created by Marvin Hamlisch music, Craig Carnelia…

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Jester bar pranks by The Stage

Members of the Concert Artistes' Association, aka the club for acts and actors, are no doubt expected to create drama on stage.

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‘Newsies’ Cast Talks Broadway and Big Breaks by Suzy Evans

“Newsies” stars Jeremy Jordan, Kara Lindsay, Ben Fankhauser, and Andrew Keenan-Bolger are living their childhood dream on Broadway.

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Exclusive Video! Old Jews Telling Jokes Creators Yuk It Up On Camera by Broadway.com

So two old Jews walk into Carnegie Deli. Why? To get started “shamelessly promoting” their new comedy revue Old Jews Telling Jokes! Show creators Peter Gethers and Daniel Okrent …

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How Shakespeare Sounded In The Original (Now Online)

The Telegraph (UK) 03/14/12

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Laura Benanti, Julie White Cast of NBC Pilot Go On by Andy Propst

Tony Award winners Laura Benanti and Julie White have been joined the cast for the NBC pilot Go On, according to a report on Deadline.com. Todd Holland is directing the project, which has a…

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Listen to Hunter Parrish's First Single, 'Sitting at Home,' Off His Debut EP Guessing Games by Broadway.com

Godspell’s reigning holy man Hunter Parrish is making his first foray into the music world with his debut EP Guessing Games, set to be released by Layer Cake Records on April…

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Offer: Whatsonstage.com Award Winner, Two Guvnors : Drink + Q&A

The National Theatre’s smash-hit comedy ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS transfers to the Theatre Royal Haymarket from March. Come on our hosted Whatsonstage.com Outing on 11 April 2012 and get a top …

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SXSW Tales: Serendipity by Chloe Veltman

It's a truism that the best things in life and art often occur as a result of luck.Yesterday's galavanting around Austin during the South by Southwest Festival palpably brought this home as …

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'Memphis' plays familiar tune

REVIEW: The Broadway musical lands in St. Paul with a threadbare story, but enough music to distract us for awhile.

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VIDEO: Jordan Roth Talks Broadway Box Office on "Morning Joe" by Daniel Lehman

The president of Jujamcyn Theaters was a guest on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" to talk about the growth of Broadway ticket sales and attendance this season.

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Leonardo Cimino, Character Actor, Dies at 94 by Robert Simonson

Leonardo Cimino, a character actor whose distinctive, wizened features kept him in demand throughout his long stage and film career, died March 3 at his home in Woodstock, NY. He was 94.

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Actors’ Center lottery auditions. Register by March 23 by Tim Treanor

The Actors’ Center, a 30-year-old non-profit membership organization, today announced that it will stage auditions exclusively for Actor’s Center members on April 9 and 10, between 1…

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Photo Coverage: Robert De Niro & Paul Weitz Talk BEING FLYNN at TimesTalks by Walter McBride

Yesterday, March 13, Robert De Niro and Paul Weitz visited TimesTalks to discuss their new film, Being Flynn, directed by Weitz and starring De Niro. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event…

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SPIDER-MAN's Rebecca Faulkenberry Set for Jonathan Tunick Concert, 3/19 by BroadwayWorld

Rebecca Faulkenberry, the star of Broadways Spiderman Turn Off The Dark, will be the Special Musical Guest of EmmyGrammyOscarTony-winning orchestrator Jonathan Tunick in his Birdland concert…

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Disney Makes Big Theatre Play For Its Cruise Ships

The New York Times 03/14/12

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Evita Cancels March 14 Matinee Performance by Broadway.com

The third preview performance of Broadway’s Evita has been canceled. As previously reported, Evita had to cancel the March 13 performance because the Marquis Theatre's deluge syste…

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Neil LaBute's "BFF," Featuring Thomas Sadoski, Will Be Among the Offerings at 2012 Tribeca Film Festival by Michael Gioia

The 2012 Tribeca Film Festival, presented by American Express and held April 18-29 in New York City, announced its lineup of 60 short films. Among the offerings is Neil LaBute's "BF…

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Review: Folie à Deux by Edward Franklin

Terms such as ‘physical theatre’ and ‘multimedia performance’ tend to be painfully overused nowadays, and are often accompanied by the faint, earnest-but-average whiff of GCSE Drama.…

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Court Theatre Announces Its 2012-2013 Season by Andy Propst

Court Theatre has announced its 2012-2013 season. Charles Newell, will direct four of the theater's productions, including James Joyce's The Dead, (November 8 - December 9), Richa…

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1st Night Photos: S Club party at One Man Haymarket opening

Three members of S Club were reunited last night as the new cast of One Man, Two Guvnors celebrated their opening night (13 March, previews from 2 March 2012) at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.…

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After Spring Delay, Rebecca Musical Eyes Fall Opening at the Broadhurst Theatre by Broadway.com

The previously delayed Broadway production of Rebecca is now aiming to open at the Broadhurst Theatre this fall. The musical, which was set to begin performances at the Broadhurst …

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Review: 4.48 Pschosis by Ej Robinson

Sarah Kane’s 4.48 Psychosis deals with suicidal despair, and severe clinical depression and its treatment. It is a formidable text, having no character list, no stage directions, no specif…

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Behind the scenes: singing at English Touring Opera by Sophia Milone

Rising opera star Martha Jones chats to Sophia Milone about the high and low notes of singing for the English Touring Opera.

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PHOTO CALL: Stephen Schwartz Celebrates Birthday With Wicked and Godspell Casts by Joseph Marzullo

Cast members from Wicked and Godspell gathered in "Schwartz Alley" March 13 to celebrate the birthday of the man behind both of the hit shows: Stephen Schwartz.

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Rebecca Will Open In the Fall, for real by Michael Block

After postponing their debut in the 2011-2012 season, the producers of the epic musical have announced that Rebecca will open some time in the fall. Rebecca will play the Broadhurst Theater.…

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Pianist Goodyear plans one-day cycle of Beethoven Sonatas by Arthur Kaptainis

Playing all 32 of Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas is a major undertaking, usually parceled out over a few weeks or even an entire season. Canadian pianist Stewart Goodyear plans to dispatch the …

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Stars of Vaudeville #462: William Selig by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of William Selig (1864-1948), best known as the founder of the first Hollywood movie studio, the Selig Polyscope Company. A Chicago native, he started out as a vaudevil…

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Photo Coverage: GODSPELL & WICKED Wish Stephen Schwartz a Happy Belated Birthday! by Walter McBride

Last night, March 14, the casts of GODSPELL and WICKED gathered outside the Gershwin Theatre to wish Stephen Schwartz a happy birthday, which he celebrated last week. On hand for the festiv…

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Oh My Jesus Parrish, You Guys, We’ve Giving Away Tickets to Godspell! by The Mick

Hunter Parrish wants you to come see Godspell. Or at least, we’re pretty sure that’s what his beautiful blue eyes are telling us in this lovely little picture. (It’s either…

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Performances of Broadway's Evita to Resume with March 14 Evening Show by Dan Bacalzo

The Broadway revival of Evita, at the Marquis Theatre will resume preview performances tonight, March 14 at 8pm. As previously reported, the Tuesday, March 13 performance was canceled due t…

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Book of Mormon’s Josh Gad Talks Starring in Animal House on Chelsea Lately by Broadway.com

The Book of Mormon funny man Josh Gad joined comedian Chelsea Handler on her late-night talk show for a few laughs on March 13. The Tony nominee, who is currently in L.A. filming his new TV …

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Royal Court hits Posh and Jumpy transfer to West End by Matt Trueman

Plays by Laura Wade and April de Angelis will run consecutively for three months each at the Duke of York's theatre from MayTwo of the Royal Court's bestselling productions in recent years a…

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March 14 Matinee of Evita Revival Canceled; Performances Will Resume This Evening by Andrew Gans

Producers Hal Luftig and Scott Sanders announced that the March 14 matinee of the Broadway revival of Evita has been canceled; performances will resume at 8 PM at the Marquis Theatre.

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Premiere set for stage 'Guide'

Legit News: Connecticut theaters lay 2012-13 plans

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Making your butt feel better in your seat. by Ken Davenport

Theatergoing can be uncomfortable. Let's face it. With legroom that seems designed for the people of Lilliput, and a number of bathrooms that couldn't even accommodate the Duggars never mind…

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Luminato 2012: Festival announces bold lineup from K’NAAN to the War of 1812 by Richard Ouzounian

The Luminato lineup announced Wednesday is probably the boldest and most varied selection since the festival's launch in 2007.

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Review: Shivered by Jake Orr

Philip Ridley’s tour de force of a play, Shivered, is the story of a family torn apart by the beheading of their soldier son after he is taken hostage abroad. In true Ridley fashion, i…

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Doris Day - With a Song and a Smile CDs Set for April 3 Release by Andy Propst

Sony Masterworks will release the two CD set, Doris Day - With a Song and a Smile, on April 3. The new double-disc package will feature 31 tracks which the performer herself has selected.…

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Doris Day - With a Smile and a Song CDs Set for April 3 Release by Andy Propst

Sony Masterworks will release the two CD set, Doris Day - With a Smile and a Song, on April 3. The new double-disc package will feature 31 tracks which the performer herself has selected.…

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A Fresh Dream of Manderley: Rebecca Will Open on Broadway This Fall, Producer Says by Kenneth Jones

Postponed from the current season, Rebecca the Musical will open this fall at the Broadhurst Theatre on Broadway, producer Ben Sprecher announced on the musical's Facebook page March 14.

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Leap of Faith Broadway Musical - Performances and Interview with Composer Alan Menken by DanceOn

Leap of Faith Broadway Musical - Performances and Interview with Composer Alan Menken Composer Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid) is busy getting the new musical Leap of…

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Matt Doyle, Christina Sajous & More Set for Broadway Sings Adele at Le Poisson Rouge by Broadway.com

Some of Broadway’s best young singers will wail on songs from the music world’s hottest young star at Broadway Sings Adele. The one night only event will take place on April 30 a…

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On the Scene: The Columnist Meets the Press by Broadway.com

On the Scene: The Columnist Meets the Press Two-time Tony Award winner John Lithgow, four-time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines, Margaret Colin, Tony nominee Stephen Kunken and Grace Gummer ar…

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Nicholas de Jongh on Faith Brook: 'She belonged to a lost generation of actresses' by Nicholas De Jongh

Nicholas de Jongh writes: Faith Brook showed a stoic, jaunty courage that enabled her to go on acting for years as she progressively lost her sight. In 2008 she played the mother-in-law in C…

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Model the Movement: The First Two Speakers by August Schulenburg

We are thrilled to announce the first two plenary speakers for the 2012 TCG National Conference – Model the Movement. Paul D. Miller (aka DJ Spooky) and Howard Shalwitz match-up perfec…

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Meet the cast of REGRETS by Manhattan Theatre Club

Meet the cast of REGRETS Go inside the rehearsal room with the charming cast of MTC's REGRETS. REGRETS By Matt Charman Directed by Carolyn Cantor Featuring Alexis Bledel, Curt Bouril,…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 434: Dorothy Fortenberry by Adam Szymkowicz

Dorothy Fortenberry Hometown: Washington, DC Current Town: Los Angeles Q:  Tell me about Status Update. A:  It's a play with songs about moving to a city you don't want to liv…

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Cast Announced for International Tour of Philip Glass and Robert Wilson's Einstein on the Beach by Dan Bacalzo

Casting has been announced for the previously reported 2012-2013 international tour of the landmark Philip Glass/Robert Wilson collaboration Einstein on the Beach, An Opera in Four Acts. Th…

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The Survivor Mitzvah Project Will Feature Ed Asner, Russell Brand, Elliott Gould, Valerie Harper, Lainie Kazan by Andrew Gans

Ed Asner, Russell Brand, Frances Fisher, Elliot Gould, Valerie Harper, Lainie Kazan and Alan Rosenberg will take part in an April 22 event in Los Angeles to raise funds for The Survivor Mitz…

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'Barrymore' with Christopher Plummer to hit movie theaters in fall by Margaret Wappler

Christopher Plummer, who won an Oscar for "Beginners," could be a contender again with "Barrymore," the movie focusing on the acting legend that is set to run in U.S. theaters this fall.

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Workshop of Michael Korie and Conrad Cummings' Positions 1956 Set for March 21; Full Production to Follow by Andrew Gans

UrbanArias, the Washington-area opera company devoted exclusively to presenting operas by contemporary composers, will present the world premiere of Positions 1956 by Tony nominee Michael Ko…

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NoVa film festival showcases films from around the world

While this is the 12th year of the Northern Virginia International Jewish Film Festival, it is the last for its founder, Roz Engels, who is retiring and will be honored at the festival's clo…

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Boston Baroque doubles up on Mozart by Thomas Garvey

The boy genius twice over.My earlier post about the amusing contretemps I witnessed at last weekend's Boston Baroque concert has been getting a lot of play on sites like Universal Hub, …

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Dancing up a storm - Israeli style

If the first image that comes to mind when you think of Israeli folk dance is the hora you danced at your cousin Josh's bar mitzvah, you've missed out on a world of creativity. "Israeli…

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PHOTO FLASH: Leslie Uggams Performs at Barnes & Noble to Promote Uptown Downtown CD by Dan Bacalzo

Tony and Emmy Award winner Leslie Uggams celebrated the launch of her new CD Uptown Downtown with a performance as part of the "Live at Barnes & Noble" series at the bookstore&…

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Disney's NEWSIES on Broadway - Behind the Scenes at "The View" with Jeremy Jordan by Disney on Broadway

Disney's NEWSIES on Broadway - Behind the Scenes at "The View" with Jeremy Jordan Go behind the scenes of Disney's NEWSIES on Broadway as Jeremy Jordan (Jack Kelly) visit …

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MEMPHIS Producers Pledge Support to National Fund for New Musicals by BroadwayWorld

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre NAMT announced today that Kenny and Marleen Alhadeff, NAMT members and partners in Junkyard Dog Productions, have made a four-year pledge to support…

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1st Night Photos: S Club support Spearritt at One Man Haymarket opening

Three members of S Club were reunited last night as the new cast of One Man, Two Guvnors celebrated their opening night (13 March, previews from 2 March 2012) at the Theatre Royal Haymarket.…

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Story Time by Adam Thurman

I stopped trying to sell art years ago. Now I just tell stories. The hope is that the story leads to connection with the like minded. Then the hope is that a portion of those like minded wil…

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Save up to $36 on ENCORES! PIPE DREAM; Opens 3/28 by Contests

NEW YORK CITY CENTER ENCORES presents PIPE DREAM from March 28 - April 1 for 7 Performances only ORDER TODAY AND SAVE UP TO 30

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Bill Berloni (#334) - March, 2012 by American Theatre Wing

Broadway’s premier animal trainer Bill Berloni got his foot in the door in 1976 as a teenager when he rescued and trained the original Sandy for the Goodspeed Opera House original producti…

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Lysistrata Jones Star, Patti Murin, Cast in TV Pilot by Loganne

Patti Murin, who originated the role of Lysistrata Jones, will play the lead female character in an untitled CBS pilot, according to Deadline.com. The untitled project from Louis CK and Spik…

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Stage Write: ‘An Interview with Director Kathy McCrory’ by Teresa McCormick Ertel by Teresa McCormick Ertel

Reisterstown Theatre Project is presenting its spring selection, Narnia – the Musical, with a cast of all ages. The magical production is directed by local teacher Kathy McCrory. The a…

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Spring Break Reading List (Broadway Edition!) by BroadwaySpotted

The time has come my friends when all the high schools and colleges begin to have…SPRING BREAK! Now, I know you’re not all on Spring Break at the same time, but I figured I’…

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FIST at Washington Improv Theater by Ally Jenkins by Ally Jenkins

Do you like American Idol, The Voice and…[insert competitive reality show here]? Do you like “March Madness”? Then you’ll love Washington Improv Theater (WIT)’s cheerfu…

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Ethan Lipton Performs His ‘No Place to Go’ at Joe's Pub by Simi Horwitz

Ethan Lipton and his orchestra present an "ode to the unemployed" at Joe's Pub, as part of its NEA Funded New York Voices Series.

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Skyline's Concert of Stars Will Feature Jessica Grove, Graham Rowat, Rob Lorey, Jim Stanek and More by Andrew Gans

A host of Broadway performers will take part in Skyline Theatre Company's gala fundraiser Concert of Stars, which is scheduled for April 22 at 6:30 PM at the Saddlebrook Marriott in New …

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Despite recession, business booms on Broadway

Jordan Roth, president of Jujamcyn Theaters, talks about the record high Broadway admissions reached for the 2010/2011 season. Roth also discusses why the box-office grosses and attendance h…

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Barry McGovern, Ariane Mnouchkine, Tadashi Suzuki Among Participants in 2012 by Dan Bacalzo

Programming has been announced for the 2012 Edinburgh International Festival, to run August 9-September 2. Among the theater highlights are the TR Warszawa production of 2008: Macbeth, dire…

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Jim Salestrom, Shelly Berg, and More Set for Marines' Memorial Theatre Benefit by Bethany Rickwald

Marines' Memorial Theatre will present The Best of the Best!, a one-night benefit event, April 30 at 5:30pm. The Best of the Best! will feature performances by six Bay Area cabaret per…

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Ed Asner, Russell Brand, Frances Fisher Set for The Survivor Mitzvah Project Fundraiser by Bethany Rickwald

The Simon Wiesenthal Center's Museum of Tolerance and many celebrity guests are to present a fundraiser for The Survivor Mitzvah Project, in support of elderly and forgotten Holocaust S…

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Broadway Sessions Will Welcome Matthew Stocke, Lora Lee Gayer, Andrew Kober and Hunter Ryan Herdlicka by Andrew Gans

Broadway Sessions, which is described as "an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week," will continue March 15 at The Laurie Bee…

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Tharp’s Come Fly Away Isn’t Theater But It’s Entertaining by Bill Hirschman

Twyla Tharp’s surrogates in Come Fly Away effortlessly swirl and slide across the stage like you think you do in your dreams – and to sound of Sinatra yet, crooning “The Way You Look T…

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SHOW FOLK: Denis O’Hare on Gods, Warriors & Other Crush-Worthy Co-Stars by Tom Mizer

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

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Theatre on Fire to Present Vincent River in Boston Area Homes by Bethany Rickwald

Theatre on Fire is set to present performances of Philip Ridley's Vincent River in Boston area homes, beginning April 5, as part of the group's "Home Invasion" program. …

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'Rebecca' revs back up

Legit News: Musical eyes fall opening on Broadway

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Tribeca Film Festival Shorts Slate Includes Neil LaBute's BFF, Featuring Thomas Sadoski by Andy Propst

The slate of short films that will be screened at the 2012 Tribeca Film Festival, to be held in various New York City venues, April 18-29, has been announced. Among the 60 films that will b…

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Karen Mason and Brent Barrett Will Sing Happy April 9 by Andrew Gans

The Broadway at Birdland concert series will continue April 9 with an evening featuring theatre favorites Karen Mason and Brent Barrett.

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Court held in West End

Legit News: Two plays set six-month engagement

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Capathia Jenkins and John Dossett Cherish 'Newsies'

The stage veterans, who have appeared in 16 Broadway shows combined, play burlesque theater owner Medda and Jack Kelly’s archnemesis Pulitzer in “Newsies.”

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Alan Menken and Jack Feldman Rework 'Newsies' by Suzy Evans

Lyricist Jack Feldman and composer Alan Menkenhad not one but two chances to rework “Newsies.”

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Complete Casting Announced for Goodspeed Mame Starring Louise Pitre, Judy Blazer by Andrew Gans and Kenneth Jones

Complete casting has been announced for the Goodspeed Musicals production of the Tony-winning Jerry Herman musical Mame, which will play April 20-July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East …

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Complete Casting Announced for Goodspeed Mame Starring Louise Pitre, Judith Blazer by Andrew Gans and Kenneth Jones

Complete casting has been announced for the Goodspeed Musicals production of the Tony-winning Jerry Herman musical Mame, which will play April 20-July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East …

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London's Tricycle Announces Spring/Summer Season, Including Plays by Alan Ayckbourn and David Harrower by Mark Shenton

The Tricycle Theatre's spring/summer season will include the London premiere runs for Alan Ayckbourn's Neighbourhood Watch and David Harrower's A Slight Ache, both directed by th…

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Offer: Hit Old Vic Noises Off transfers to the Novello: Drink + Programme.

Following its triumphant and critically acclaimed run at The Old Vic, Michael Frayn's multi award-winning backstage comedy NOISES OFF will transfer to the Novello Theatre. Come on our hosted…

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Offer: Put on your Top Hat at the Aldwych this May: souvenir prog + meet & greet

Seventy-seven years after Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers lit up Hollywood’s silver screen with one of the greatest dance musicals of all time, TOP HAT is coming to the West End with Tom Ch…

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‘Experience Hendrix 2012 Tribute Tour’ at The Music Center at Strathmore by Mike Spain by Mike Spain

The ground breaking, innovating, guitarist Jimi Hendrix became a legend of rock and blues music in his brief life. Forty years after his death his legacy lives on with the Experience Hendrix…

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Review: Shivered ****

Philip Ridley is riding high at the moment. As the outstanding Arcola revival of his first seminal play The Pitchfork Disney is about to close, his new work opens at the same venue that prem…

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Faith Brook by Michael Billington

Actor of poise and beauty who enjoyed a rich and productive career on both sides of the AtlanticFaith Brook, who has died aged 90, was an actor of remarkable elegance, poise and beauty. She …

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Totally Mesmerized by "The Total Bent" by Jan Simpson

If you see The Total Bent— which, if you haven’t done, you’ll have to rush to do because it closes this weekend—you may or may not see the same show I saw. For The Total Bent, the la…

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Disney’s The Lion King Becomes Broadway's Sixth Longest-Running Show by Broadway.com

Disney’s smash hit musical The Lion King will become the sixth longest-running Broadway show in history on March 14. The company will celebrate the milestone after the matinee performa…

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The Great Gatsby-Inspired Epic Gatz Returns to the Public Theater by Broadway.com

The return engagement of Gatz, the epic theater piece adapted from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, begins performances on March 14 at the Public Theater. Directed by John Colli…

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Weaver and Rickman to Star in Benefit Reading for The Flea by Daniel Lehman

Sigourney Weaver, Alan Rickman, and Noah Robbins will star in The Flea Theater’s benefit reading of Hamish Linklater’s "The Vandal."

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Film Adaptation for Streisand’s ‘Gypsy’ Green-Lighted by Briana Rodriguez

Barbra Streisand’s “Gypsy” is now a go at Universal. Streisand will play Momma Rose and is also producing the film with Joel Silver. 

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‘An Evening with Smokey Robinson’ at The Kennedy Center by Mike Spain by Mike Spain

Saturday, March 3, 2012 was declared ‘Smokey Robinson Day’ in Washington, D.C. by Mayor Vincent C. Gray shortly before the legendary musician took the stage at the sold out Kennedy Cente…

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From the archives: Jan Kott by George Hunka

At Culturebot today, Jeremy M. Barker responds in a lengthy but essential essay to Robin Detje and myself. While Barker, Detje, and I dig rather deep in this contemporary though far more mod…

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Edinburgh International Festival unveils 2012 programme by Thom Dibdin

Theatre will feature strongly at the 2012 Edinburgh International Festival, with 11 separate theatre productions in the programme launched this week.

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N.J. Stage notes: Springfield sings by Peter Filichia

Peter Filichia gives us the scoop on what's happening on stage in the Garden State

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News: LIFT launches 2012 programme, Arab Spring in spotlight

The London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT) has announced its 2012 programme, which will feature work from the Middle East, Europe, America and Australia. Running from 12 June to 15…

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St. Louis Rep "The Invisible Hand" by Robert Boyd

The final play in this year's Studio Series at the Repertory Theater of St. Louis is the world premier of Ayad Akhtar's taut and absorbing The Invisible Hand.

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NY Review: 'Teresa’s Ecstasy' by Suzy Evans

Begonya Plaza can’t balance her roles of playwright and actor in the muddled “Teresa’s Ecstasy,” an opposites-attract romance at the Cherry Lane Theatre.

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Mike Nichols on ‘Death of a  Salesman’ and NY actress Linda Emond   by Joe Dziemianowicz

“Attention must be paid.” Lines from Arthur Miller’s “Death of a Salesman” don’t come more famous than that one declared by the devoted wife of the doomed American dream…

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Feature: The Pluck of the Irish by Ellis Nassour

Brian d'Arcy James, Dearbhla Molloy, Brian Murray, Jerry O'Connell, Denis O'Hare, and Ciaran O'Reilly discuss Irish heritage and Irish theater.

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BWW's On This Day - March 14, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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NY Review: 'The Deepest Play Ever: The Catharsis of Pathos' by David Sheward

CollaborationTown’s riotous parody of Brecht and Shakespeare is sharper than it was in 2006 at the New York Fringe Festival, but it’s still too long.

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Stars of Vaudevile #461: Clarice Vance by Trav S.D.

This is one in a series of posts in honor of Women’s History Month Today is the birthday of a long-forgotten vaudeville singer named Clarice Vance (born Clara Etta Black in 1870).She f…

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Royal Court productions head to the West End by Natalie Woolman

London's Royal Court is to present its productions of Posh and Jumpy in the West End in collaboration with the Ambassador Theatre Group.

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One Man, Two Guvnors, Theatre Royal, London by Mark Shenton

Theatre Royal, London: Richard Bean's 1950s make-over of Goldini's 18th century classic is now proving, like the National's other concurrent West End transfer War Horse, to be…

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Audience gets bloody in interactive Manila play

MANILA (Reuters) - Screams, blood and death filled an abandoned school in Manila -- but the blood was fake and the dead came back to life when the lights came on.

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Ford’s Theatre goes (mostly) with the familiar in 2012-2013 by Tim Treanor

Ford’s Theatre will focus on classic stories during its 2012-2013 season, the company announced last night, but will also feature Fly, a Lincoln Legacy Project production about the Tuskege…

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'Damn Yankees': A reason to root, root, root by Peter Filichia

Considering that the Yankees play in spring training has only been mediocre thus far, perhaps it's time to switch our allegiance to the Senators

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Royal Court's Productions of Posh and Jumpy to Be Revived for West End Season at the Duke of York's by Mark Shenton

The Royal Court's hit productions of Laura Wade's Posh and April de Angelis's Jumpy will be revived for consecutive West End runs at the Duke of York's Theatre.

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Seven Years in the Bathroom, Soho Theatre by Julian Hall

Soho Theatre: The prospect of watching the average human life of 79 years elapse within the space of an hour seems a rather melancholic way to spend an evening. However, in the hands of amia…

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The professional lens: Are we a sector of underemployed ‘professional’ artists or successful ‘pro-ams’? by Diane Ragsdale

While we may be graduating tens of thousands of students with arts degrees each year, including some percentage billed as ‘professional training’ degrees, as everyone in the arts knows, …

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News: Royal Court transfers Posh & Jumpy to Duke of York's

The Royal Court has confirmed that, as previously tipped by Whatsonstage.com, it is transferring its productions of Posh and Jumpy to the West End's Duke of York's Theatre later this year.Po…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 07:08AM
Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Shivered, Southwark Playhouse by Aleks Sierz

Southwark Playhouse: The Southwark Playhouse has been a firm supporter of polymath Philip Ridley's work in recent years, and he returns to this venue with his latest, amazing, new play,…

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Edinburgh international festival 2012: my pick of the lineup by Mark Fisher

This year's EIF offers plenty to look forward to, from a glow-in-the-dark race up Arthur's Seat to a Polish Macbeth and the Mariinsky Ballet. What will you be booking for?You've got to admir…

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Review: One Man, Two Guvnors (Haymarket) *****

After sweeping up gongs at the Evening Standard, Critics’ Circle and Whatsonstage.com Awards, Richard Bean’s 1960s Brighton-set reclamation of Goldoni's classic A Servant of Two …

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Keegan extends Twelve Angry Men by Lorraine Treanor

Keegan Theatre appears to have another hit on its hands. The company, which has followed its hugely popular Laughter on the 23rd Floor with Twelve Angry Men, just announced a one week extens…

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John Godber and Jane Thornton add drama to the Hepworth Wakefield by Martin Wainwright

Cornwall is in with chance of a share as well, as theatre and gallery combine to give a buzz to local schoolsThe Hepworth Wakefield has won golden opinions for its David Chipperfield buildin…

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Can't Pay? Won't Pay!, The Queen's, Hornchurch by Nick Dines

The Queen's, Hornchurch: Pantomime season has arrived early, as Bob Carlton's rendition - set amid last summer's turbulent UK riots - relevantly resurrects Italian satirist Dario F…

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The Hound Of The Baskervilles, Lawrence Batley, Huddersfield by Andrew Liddle

Lawrence Batley, Huddersfield : How is it done is the question on everyone's lips. Smoke and mirrors is the phrase that comes to mind - except it's actually smoke and sliding slive…

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The London Spring, Etcetera, London by Jonathan Watson

Etcetera, London: In writer Francis Beckett's vision of the future, one of the most important areas for culture in Britain is doomed. An American tourist comes to experience 'real&…

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I Believe... by Don Hall

...that the best thing about humanity is our ability to tell each stories. Without that, we're just a bunch of fucking animals hellbent on destroying each other for the property we claim to…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Men in Motion, Sadler’s Wells, London

Ivan Putrov’s Men In Motion suffers from the law of diminishing returns.

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Quintessence Mounts a Successful Staging of Sophocles’ "Antigone" by J. Cooper Robb

If it has been a while since you visited the Mt. Airy section of the city, now would be a good time to renew your acquaintance with one of Philly’s most eclectic neighborhoods. Located bet…

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PAGE SIX: Short roasts Marshall

Martin Short turned the Roundabout Theatre Company’s Spring Gala into an unofficial roast of “Chicago” director Rob Marshall on Monday night. Presenters, including Richard Gere, Matthe…

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Kate Baldwin: Starring Role in Shorewood by Jenny Heyden

Baldwin, an internationally renowned Broadway star, is returning to her roots in Shorewood next week to re-connect with with her hometown and her mentor, Drama Director Barbara Gensler.

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In art, exploring her adopted life by Jeff Gammage

A play about duality of a girl from China.

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'Rebecca' Back on Track for Broadway Premiere in 2012

'Rebecca the Musical' on Broadway © Rebecca After announcing a postponement, Rebecca the Musical is back on track to hit the boards on Broadway in 2012. Posting the news on its official…

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Christopher Plummer to Play 'Barrymore' in Movie Theaters

Christopher Plummer © Kevin Winter/Getty Images Academy Award, Emmy Award, and Tony Award winner Christopher Plummer brings the great Barrymore to the big screen in the U.S and beyond i…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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'WIT' to End Broadway Run

'WIT' on Broadway © WIT...Read Full Post

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March Underground Music Podcast by David Cooper

[soundcloud url="http://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/39716570" iframe="true" /] Tracklisting: Linden Dollars – James Ferraro Awakening Day – Blues Control & Laraaji Irrelevant S…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Jack Kerouac's Only Play To Premiere This Fall

The Guardian (UK) 03/13/12

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Nun so brave by Erasmo Guerra

Actress and playwright Begonya Plaza wrote a one-woman show about the revered Spanish nun Saint Teresa of Avila and gave it to an actor friend to read. “There’s no conflict here,” he t…

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Mini-Granting Is Awesome by Joe Patti

It may just be serendipity (or you know, Google controlling my every life experience) but I keep hearing about this group called the Awesome Foundation. First it was a story about the Seattl…

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Wispy 'Once' makes unlikely transition to Broadway by Steven Zeitchik

The modest Irish movie has been transformed into a Broadway musical, but don't expect 'The Lion King.'— Actor Steve Kazee was leaving Broadway's Bernard Jacobs Theatre after a recent p…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Taking a (non-white, non-Oxbridge) directing step forward by Mark Shenton

The Guardian’s Lyn Gardner wrote last month, “In the second decade of the 21st century, British theatre is still predominantly white and middle-class, and its leading figures educated at…

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AVENUE Q Celebrates 1000 Performances at New World Stages Today by BroadwayWorld

The Tony Award winning musical AVENUE Q -- which played a 6-year run on Broadway before moving to New World Stages over two years ago -- will celebrate its 1000th performance at New World St…

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Olivier Awards Nominations to Be Announced Live March 15; Audience Award Vote Already Open by Mark Shenton

The nominations for this year's Laurence Olivier Awards will be announced live and streamed simultaneously online March 15 at noon U.K. time (8 AM ET) from an event at the West End's…

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Auditions set for Aspen Fringe Festival shows

ASPEN - The Aspen Fringe Festival will hold auditions for two of its upcoming productions - "Red" and "Hope and Gravity" - from 2 to 6 p.m. on Saturday at the Rio Grande Meeting Room in the …

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One Man, Two Guvnors, Theatre Royal Haymarket by Matt Wolf

Was it the players, or the play, that has made a phenomenon out of One Man, Two Guvnors, the prize-winning comedy now on its third London theatre and preparing to hop the pond to Broadway ne…

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Post-Dramatic Stress Disorder by Jeremy M. Barker

Forty years later, "performance" remains a dangerous concept

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‘Rebecca’ Overcomes Money Troubles; Set for Broadway Fall 2012 by Briana Rodriguez

The Broadway-bound musical adaptation of “Rebecca” is scheduled to open at the Broadhurst Theatre in Fall 2012.

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‘Legally Blonde The Musical’ at Act Two @ Levine by Andrew L. Baughman by Andrew L. Baughman

Making great theatre is “all in the timing.” How could Act Two @ Levine have known their production of Legally Blonde The Musical would fall during a week of tense national discussion ov…

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TT: A great day

The MacDowell Colony, America's oldest artists' colony, has informed me that I've been accepted as a guest for a five-week...

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TT: Snapshot

Excerpts from Jerome Robbins' Broadway, as seen on the 1989 Tony Awards telecast: (This is the latest in a series...

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TT: Almanac

"'I know myself,' he cried, 'but that is all.'" F. Scott Fitzgerald, This Side of Paradise...

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Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Court Theatre to stage 'Jitney,' Moliere and more by Chris Jones

Chicago's Court Theatre has announced its 2012-13 season. Bereft of new work or major reinterpretation, it seems notably less ambitious than in recent years, but will likely please those who…

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When puppets go bad, hilariously & wickedly by Frank Scheck

There’s a scene in “Hand to God” in which two teenagers tenderly and quietly discuss their feelings for one another . . . all the while desperately trying to ignore the hand puppets th…

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Donald Smith, a King of Cabaret, Dies

The producer and impresario, who brought cabaret back to the Oak Room in the 1980s and launched Mabel Mercer Foundation and the Cabaret Convention, passed away Tuesday at age 79.

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Angelina Fiordellisi by League of Professional Theatre Women

Founder, Artistic Director of Cherry Lane Alternative since 1997; Executive Director, Cherry Lane Theatre since 1996; Actress, Dancer, Singer since age 4!  New York, New York USA My favorit…

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CPC's Video of The Week, March 14, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

Rehearsal for The Wooster Group's adaptation of Tennessee Williams' Vieux Carré comingto World Stage 2012

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TheaterWorks' Deficit Means Changes Onstage And Off by Frank Rizzo

A large, yet-to-be-determined six-figure deficit, a low cash flow and bills that are in arrears — which caused actors in the recent "The Sty of the Blind Pig" to receive eviction notices a…

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Recalling his kid days

Legit News: Redford reminisces at Sundance legit evening

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Carradine goes 'Hands On'

Legit News: Cast set for new musical at La Jolla

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Roundabout way to roast Marshall

Legit News: Short adds sizzle to spring gala

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The Return of Carrie

The musical Carrie has become legendary among a certain subset of musical theater-obsessed New Yorkers. The 1988 Broadway show based on the 1974 Stephen King horror novel, earned its own sp…

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Oscar Nominee James Cromwell, Alan Mandell and Barry McGovern Begin Waiting for Godot in L.A. by Kenneth Jones

Academy Award nominee and three-time Emmy Award nominee James Cromwell ("Babe," "L.A. Confidential," "The Queen," "Six Feet Under") is Pozzo in Mark T…

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Avenue Q Celebrates 1,000th Performance at New World Stages March 14 by Michael Gioia

The Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q, which played a six-year run on Broadway before moving to New World Stages, celebrates its 1,000th performance at its Off-Broadway home March 14.

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New Musical It Shoulda Been You Begins Village Theatre Run March 14 by Adam Hetrick

It Shoulda Been You, the new musical about the perfect wedding that quickly unravels, begins performances March 14 at Washington's Village Theatre.

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Ethan Lipton's No Place to Go Begins Joe's Pub Run March 14 by Adam Hetrick

The Public Theater production of Ethan Lipton's No Place to Go, a musical ode to the unemployed, debuts at Joe's Pub March 14.

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Critical Hit Gatz Returns to the Public Theater March 14 by Adam Hetrick

Elevator Repair Service's Gatz, an imaginative six-hour theatrical epic reading of F. Scott's Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby," which was staged to acclaim in 2010, retu…

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Yvette Freeman Sings the Blues in Huntington's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, Opening March 14 by Adam Hetrick

Yvette Freeman stars as the "Mother of the Blues" in the Huntington Theatre Company production of August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom, which officially opens March 14 …

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Shawn Elliott, Linda Larkin and Begonya Plaza Explore Teresa's Ecstasy, Opening March 14 Off-Broadway by Andrew Gans

Begonya Plaza's Teresa's Ecstasy officially opens March 14 at Off-Broadway's Cherry Lane Theatre following previews that began March 4.

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"Glee" Star Lindsay Heather Pearce, Janel Parrish Star in L.A. Spring Awakening, Starting March 14 by Andrew Gans

Over the Moon Productions' mounting of the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Spring Awakening begins previews March 14 at the Theatre of Arts Arena Stage with an official opening sched…

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Review: STINKYKIDS, THE MUSICAL by Matt Roberson

Based on a series of books by Britt Menzies, the play follows a group of fun-loving rascals who, when offered to choose between the easy and hard way of solving a problem, always pick "impos…

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