Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

MTC: The Other Place by Anne-Marie Peard

The Other Place opens the MTC’s 2013 season and is sure to be a subscriber favourite. Twitter told me there were people in tears at last night’s opening and I’m believing Twitter, even…

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Quartermaine's Terms

From the comically defined opening to the sadness of the final scene, the hallmark of Richard Eyre's revival of "Quartermaine's Terms" is the detail he teases out of his actors.

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Broadway director Michael Mayer ("Spring Awakening," "American Idiot") takes on his first opera with the Met's new "Rigoletto," which he relocates from 16th-century Mantua to Rat Pack-era La…

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Beating a dead ‘Moose’ by Frank Scheck

It took nearly three decades and countless therapy sessions, but I finally thought I was over the post-traumatic stress of having suffered through the original 1983 Broadway production of …

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‘Little Flower’ power by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Two shows tied for the Tony for Best Musical in 1960. The one that City Center’s beloved Encores! series is reviving this week is definitely not “The Sound of Music.” Instead, we’re …

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Alan Cumming comes to B'way

Actor will reprise 'Macbeth' for spring run

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The Man Under @ 59E59 by Barry

January 30, 2013: The world premiere of THE MAN UNDER, an urban love story filled with late arrivals and missed connections, by Paul Bomba and directed by Benjamin Kamine opened at 59E59 The…

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Beefcake on Broadway

A guide to the season's best pecs, in "Golden Boy," "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and "Picnic."

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People You Should Know . . . Lisa Barri by Zack Calhoon

Lisa Barri “has emerged as one of the most charismatic actresses to surface in years”. She has performed all over New York, and in many regional theaters. Most recently, she performed in…

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How We Do What We Do: Eddie Perfect with Marika Aubrey by Marika Aubrey

Marika Aubrey’s brand new feature series launches today on AussieTheatre. How We Do What We Do is a new-format artist profile, featured monthly on AussieTheatre! I sat down to chat with th…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater to Present LA Premiere of SLIPPING, 4/6-5/5 by BroadwayWorld

The Los Angeles Premiere of Slipping will begin on Saturday, April 6, and run through Sunday, May 5, 2013, as Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's first LA production. The show will play Elepha…

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Would-be ‘Rebecca’ angel unmasked in Florida by Michael Riedel

In the matter of “Rebecca: The Broadway Scandal,” we learned this week that it was the press agent — Marc Thibodeau — who sent the poison-pen e-mail to an “angel investor” about …

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ACT II: A second look at area stages — ‘Successors’

Any resemblance to the Daley dynasty of Chicago is no doubt entirely intentional in “Successors,” Jon Steinhagen’s laugh-out-loud satire (and comedy of bad manners) about politics, fam…

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MRS. SORKEN & THE DUCK VARIATIONS • Mustard Seed Theatre by Andrea

Christopher Durang's brief play, Mrs. Sorken, was plucked from a collection of one-act parodies featured in his self-titled,  Durang/Durang, and it kicks off the show, serving as nice i…

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Theater Review: ‘The Vandal’ by Hamish Linklater, at the Flea Theater by Charles Isherwood

In “The Vandal,” by Hamish Linklater, the characters contemplate life, death and Cool Ranch Doritos.

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Review: The Vandal by Brian Scott Lipton

Hamish Linklater has spent so much time over the past few years dazzling us on stage and the small screen, it's hard to fathom when he even found time to write The Vandal , now receiving it …

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Midsumma: Finucane & Smith’s Caravan Burlesque by Karla Dondio

The hardest shows to review are often the ones that stand head and shoulder above the rest. I mean what do I say about Finucane & Smith’s Caravan Burlesque? It’s high energy, clever …

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Putting the Punch in Punch-Line

Mad Cow Theatre's excellent revival of Neil Simon's "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" is a case study in how to stage punch-line humor.

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LA STAGE INSIDER by Julio Martinez

Actors' Equity, currently renting in Hollywood, buys in NoHo...24th Street Theatre receives $110,000 Irvine grant for community productions...Danielle Cintron talks about Weird on Top...Will…

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Tony Winner Nina Arianda Joins Toni Collette in LUCKY THEM Comedy Film by Movies News Desk

According to, Broadway's Nina Arianda has joined Megan Griffiths' comedy Lucky Them, starring Toni Collette and produced by Joanne Woodward.

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Review: A Haunting Journey of Loss by Michael Block

Death. “We all have it in common, like sports or the weather,” the Woman says in Hamish Linklater’s hauntingly exquisite play The Vandal. Death is the common thread for the three chara…

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It's a thing: Hamlet the minipig goes down the stairs

Jack Donaghy would never lead us astray.

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

IDOL WATCH: Oklahoma City Auditions by Samantha Vega

Auditions continued tonight when the judges rolled into Oklahoma City. The city started off on a good note with its first contestant.

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Review: 'The Vandal' is suspenseful, funny drama

NEW YORK (AP) — Sometimes on a cold, foggy night, waiting for a bus outdoors, things just seem spookier than normal.

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Her Sweet Charity lights up stage, stumbles with the songs by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "Sweet Charity" at Writers' Theatre ★★★ THEATER REVIEW: "Sweet Charity" at Writers' Theatre ★★★ ... Tiffany Topol has about everything yo…

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Alan Cumming's Solo MACBETH to Open at Broadway's Ethel Barrymore Theater, April 2013 by BroadwayWorld

Direct from acclaimed, sold-out engagements at the National Theatre of Scotland and the Lincoln Center Festival, Tony and Olivier Award winner 'Cabaret' and two-time Emmy nominee 'The Good W…

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Theater review: Revamped "Jekyll & Hyde" arrives with its own personality disorder by Lisa Kennedy

In order to have a real chance of captivating audiences when "Jekyll & Hyde" arrives on Broadway in late April, this revamp of Frank Wildhorn and Leslie Bricusse's Broadway musical needs to…

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Tony Winner Alan Cumming to Headline One-Man Broadway Revival of Macbeth by Marc Snetiker

Come, you spirits! Shakespeare fans can brace themselves for a thrilling new take on the Bard when Tony winner Alan Cumming returns to Broadway in the title role (and every other character) …

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FIORELLO! - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

A revival of a revival typically faces the “copy of a copy” problem; after all, maintaining robust detail across generations of imitations is not easy.

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Jennifer Hudson to Perform with Sandy Hook Student Chorus at Super Bowl by TV News Desk

Oscar winner Jennifer Hudson is set to lend her voice to the Sandy Hook Student Chorus this Sunday at the Super Bowl, it was announced today.

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Alan Cumming Will Bring Toil and Trouble to Broadway in Solo Macbeth; John Tiffany Directs by Adam Hetrick

Tony and Olivier Award winner Alan Cumming will bring his one-man adaptation of Macbeth, staged by Tony-winning Once director John Tiffany, to Broadway this spring, according to the New York…

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ArtsBeat: Alan Cumming's 'Macbeth' Will Join a Crowd of Solo Stars on Broadway by Patrick Healy

With the addition of Alan Cumming in "Macbeth," there are now four plays opening on Broadway this spring that are essentially solo performances.

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Playing a Game of Catchup by Kimberly Lew

Hey, all! I know there's been a lot of radio silence on the blog lately; unfortunately, some of my other writing projects have been taking up a lot of my time and I haven't had a chance to r…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Ben Vereen to Headline MenAlive's Academy Affair 2013 Fundraiser, 2/23 by BroadwayWorld

Ben Vereen, one of America's most versatile, talented and beloved entertainers, will take the stage with MenAlive, The Orange County Gay Men's Chorus, at Academy Affair 2013, on Saturday, Fe…

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Encores! Returns to Bock and Harnick's 'Fiorello!'

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Encores! is bringing back its very first concert offering, “Fiorello!,” the 1959 Broadway musical hit based on the life of New York Mayor Fiore…

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The Food of Love: The Age of the Jukebox Musical by Annabelle Lee

I don’t know about you, but as a music graduate and self-confessed muso, I can’t help but notice the sheer number of jukebox musicals on at the moment. Just pick up a newspaper and look …

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Theater review: "Grace, or the Art of Climbing" rises to the challenge by Lisa Kennedy

An ambitious mingling of the cerebral and the physically demanding is underway at the Denver Center's performance-in-the-round Space Theater.

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THE BODYGUARD's Heather Headley to Perform at THE NIGHT OF 1,000 STARS Gala, May 5 by BroadwayWorld

According to the Daily Mail, Heather Headley, star of The Bodyguard at the West End's Adelphi Theatre, will sing two songs from Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along at The Night of 1,000…

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SCOOP: Meryl Streep to Play the Witch in INTO THE WOODS Film; Arranger David Krane Confirms! by BroadwayWorld

'I am coming into an exciting time,' said Mr. Krane in a telephone interview from New York City. 'My show, 'The Road to Qatar,' is being presented in London next month and then I am doing a …

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Stars of Slapstick # 65: Kewpie Morgan by Trav S.D.

This is one in a series of posts we are producing in connection with our new book Chain of Fools: Silent Comedy and Its Legacies from Nickelodeons to Youtube, available from Bear Manor Media…

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‘The Vandal’ Offers Three Outstanding Performances

It seems that acting is but one of Hamish Linklater’s talents. His play “The Vandal” is getting its world premiere downtown at the intrepid Flea Theater, and Linklater&rsqu…

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First Night: Old Times; Harold Pinter Theatre, London

Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller were the last to do it when they alternated as Frankenstein and the monster at the National. Now Kristin Scott Thomas and Lia Williams continue the …

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

Photo Flash: Shirley MacLaine Visits WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? by BroadwayWorld

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013, after the matinee of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, Shirley MacLaine came backstage to visit the cast and crew. Check out a photo of the group below

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STAGE TUBE: San Fran's Young Actors' Theatre Camp Does LES MISERABLES in 9 Minutes! by Stage Tube

At our recent Winter Camp, the kids made a Music Video ofLES MISERABLE in 9 Minutes

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Kenneth Branagh in Talks to Helm Disney's CINDERELLA Remake by Movies News Desk

Vulture reports that Disney has found the director to take on its impending CINDERELLA remake. Just a few weeks after original director Mark Romanek dropped out, the studio has reportedly ta…

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Best Bets: Naughti Gras, 'flock,' 'Psycho Beach Party' and more

Our staff list the best events in the week ahead.

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Andy Fife and Randy Engstrom shake up Seattle’s arts scene

Randy Engstrom, interim head of the city of Seattle’s Office of Arts and Cultural Affairs, and Andy Fife, executive director of Shunpike, aim to shake up the city’s cultural establishmen…

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'Fiorello!' review: Worth voting for

New York City Center Encores! is kicking off its 20th year as it began its first, with an affectionate semi-staged concert revival of "Fiorello!" -- the only Pulitzer-winning musical ever wr…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

The Afternoon Report, Thursday, January 31, 2013 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Thursday, January 31, 2013 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter – Happy first preview to @mcctheater’s RE…

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Alison Fraser to Lead LOVE THERAPY Reading at TACT Studios, 2/3 by BroadwayWorld

Alison Fraser will lead the reading of Wendy Beckett's Off-Broadway - bound production of LOVE THERAPY. This new play, directed by Evan Bergman is the fourth in a series of Ms. Beckett's pla…

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Edmunds Asks Audiences to Take a Punt on CAP UCLA by Deborah Behrens

Kristy Edmunds is midway through her first season as executive and artistic director of CAP UCLA. As she plans her next season, she discusses her gradual education in the ways of LA and its …

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Theater review: ‘Our Town’ at Ford’s Theatre by Peter Marks

The stark visual eloquence of Ford’s Theatre’s revival of “Our Town” informs Thornton Wilder’s portrait of the ordinary joys and sorrows of fictional Grover’s Corners, N.H. But t…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Lea Salonga Sings ALLEGIANCE, Bruno Mars, Cut MULAN Song & More at Lincoln Center AMERICAN SONGBOOK Concert! by BroadwayWorld TV

Tony Winner, Disney Legend Lea Salonga 'Miss Saigon,' 'Les Miserables' opened this year's Lincoln Center presents 'American Songbook' concert series, a 15-year-old annual tribute to great Am…

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Handel and Haydn's Best scenes from Purcell by Thomas Garvey

Henry Purcell, England's greatest composer.Last weekend Handel and Haydn gave props to a composer they've rarely performed in the past - Henry Purcell (perhaps, as is often claimed, the grea…

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Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away – review by Stuart Heritage

Whatever Cirque du Soleil's dubious appeals, it categorically does not belong on a cinema screenCirque du Soleil's brand of aggressive chicken-in-a-basket whimsy might be wildly successful i…

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NY1 Theater Review: "The Phantom Of The Opera" At 25

Broadway's longest-running show, "The Phantom of the Opera", recently marked its 25th anniversary on the Great White Way. So how does the show hold up after all these years?

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Zosia Mamet on Getting Girls, Refusing to Fake It & Her 'Monster' of a Stage Debut in Really Really by

Zosia Mamet dropped by Show People with Paul Wontorek to discuss her Girls character, life on the Mad Men set, dealing with the red carpet and tapping into her survival instincts for Re…

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Review: Minsk, 2011: A Reply to Kathy Acker (Belarus Free Theatre @ Chicago Shakespeare) by Scotty Zacher

              Minsk, 2011:      A Reply to Kathy Acker  Written by Natalia Kaliada and Nicolai Khalezin D…

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Photo Flash: Opening Night at BACKBEAT at CTG's Ahmanson Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The U.S. premiere of 'Backbeat,' the dramatic new play with music about the birth of one of the greatest rock 'n' roll bands in history, the Beatles, opened last night, January 30, 2013, and…

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Funny Lady Joan Rivers Cozies Up to Barry Manilow on Broadway by Ryan Gilbert

The fans love Barry Manilow—and that includes celebrities! The Grammy-winning music legend greeted the incomparable Joan Rivers (a lady he once accompanied on the piano) on January 30 …

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Review: (Montreal) Waiting for the Barbarians by The Charlebois Post

Chuma Sopotela (photo credit: Andrée Lanthier)Grasping "The Other"JM Coetzee's masterpiece comes to the Segal stageby Caitlin MurphyThough we think that we fear our enemies, we actually dre…

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ArtsBeat: Theater Talkback: The Rough Beauty of Everyday Speech by Charles Isherwood

Nature Theater of Oklahoma's "Life and Times" reminds one critic that verbatim conversation on stage can offer its own distinctive pleasures.

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Don’t Look Sideways by Lindsay Price

“Comparison is a killjoy: it will steal every ounce of contentment in your heart. It will rob you of perspective and leave you feeling empty.” – Kristen Welch Artists in al…

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Win tickets to Blood Moon, Sydney by AussieTheatre

AussieTheatre have two double passes to give away to the Australian premiere production of Nicholas Kazan’s haunting play Blood Moon. Recently formed Unpathed Theatre Company is presenti…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

THE LION KING to Hold Nationwide Open Calls for Broadway and Touring Companies, Beg. Feb 2013 by BroadwayWorld

Disney Theatrical Productions will be hosting open auditions, seeking possible future replacements for the Broadway and Touring companies of The Lion King. Auditions for the adult roles of S…

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Tony Winners Patti LuPone and Kristin Chenoweth Set for Solo Concerts at Carnegie Hall by Marc Snetiker

Tony winners Kristin Chenoweth and Patti LuPone will return to Carnegie Hall for a pair of solo concerts in the 2013-2014 season. First up is the legendary LuPone, who will perform a one-…

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'Bad Jews' back at Roundabout

Play to get fall run at the Pels Theater

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PHOTO CALL: A Look at the American Premiere of Broadway-Aimed Backbeat, the Origin Story of The Beatles by Krissie Fullerton

The American premiere of Backbeat: The Birth of the Beatles, the Broadway-aimed rock-'n'-roll drama with music, opened at LA's Ahmanson Theatre Jan. 30.

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Broadway Performer Tim Federle Will Sign Showbiz Novel "Better Nate Than Ever" at Drama Book Shop Feb. 5 by Adam Hetrick

Author and Broadway performer Tim Federle will sign copies of his new book "Better Nate Than Ever" Feb. 5 at the Drama Book Shop. The novel for young readers and theatre lovers of …

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'Moose Murders' Is Still a Bomb

Some flops are better left buried. Such is the case with “Moose Murders,” perhaps the most infamously awful show in Broadway history. This farcical concoction about serial killin…

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Review: (Toronto) Cowboy Mouth by The Charlebois Post

Photo credit: Adam MocoThe Coyote and the CrowRevived Shepard/Smith play gives good Christian BainesCowboy Mouth, the collaboration between playwright Sam Shepard and rock legend Pa…

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Actors' Equity Association Audition Center to Close for Renovations; ECC Sign-Ups to Move to Visitor Center, 2/1 by BroadwayWorld

Attention all actors According to a recent announcement on the Actors' Equity Association website, the organization's ongoing renovations, including building a new Audition Center on the 16t…

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ArtsBeat: After Reshuffling Funds, 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' Producers Plan to Proceed by Patrick Healy

The Broadway producers of "Truman Capote's 'Breakfast at Tiffany's'" have sorted out money problems that had the potential to derail the show's planned opening in March, a spokesman for the …

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'The Man Under' Goes Right Under

Six years ago Wesley Autrey was one of the most talked-about men in New York, although few knew him by name. He was better known as the “Subway Superman,” the city hero who saved…

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Photo Coverage: Lea Salonga Kicks Off 2013 Lincoln Center's AMERICAN SONGBOOK by Oliver Oliveros

Tony Winner, Disney Legend Lea Salonga 'Miss Saigon,' 'Les Miserables' opened this year's Lincoln Center presents 'American Songbook' concert series, a 15-year-old annual tribute to great Am…

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‘Our Town’ at Ford’s Theatre by Amanda Gunther by Amanda Gunther

You have to love life to have life and you have to live to love it. But so few of those who have life even realize that they have it let alone love it. That dawning realization flashes throu…

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Good News! Truman Capote's BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S is ON; Last Funding Secured and All on Schedule by BroadwayWorld

Good news for the day A statement from the production has just revealed that 'Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's is ON. The producers have successfully secured funding for the Broadway p…

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Review: Minsk, 2011: A Reply To Kathy Acker/Chicago Shakespeare Theater by Johnny Oleksinski

RECOMMENDED “You can’t put your hands together in Minsk. You can’t drum.” How can that be true? The element that most bores into the audience at Chicago Shakespeare T…

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Review: (Vancouver) Winners and Losers (PuSh) by The Charlebois Post

(photo credit: Simon Hayter)Brutal Brawl of Words and FeelingsSneak Attack by David C. Jones The PuSh Festival is all about stepping over the line, about taking risks. Themes …

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BROADWAY IDIOT Documentary Following AMERICAN IDIOT Musical to Make World Premiere at SXSW 2013 by BroadwayWorld

According to SXSW's 2013 website, the documentary film BROADWAY IDIOT, which follows the musical AMERICAN IDIOT's journey to Broadway, will have its World Premiere at this year's film festiv…

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“Teenagers” – a controversial French movie – Los Angeles film report by Pauline Adamek

LA audiences will get the opportunity to view a controversial and prize-winning film from France. “Teenagers” will screen at Arena Cinema in Hollywood for one week only, starting Februar…

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UArts Will Present Readings of New Musical Crush by Yasmine Lever and Passing Strange's Stew and Heidi Rodewald by Michael Gioia

Staged readings of Crush, a new musical featuring music by Passing Strange writers Stew (Tony winner for Best Book) and Heidi Rodewald with a book and lyrics by Yasmine Lever, will be offere…

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UArts Will Present Staged Readings of New Musical Crush by Passing Strange's Stew and Heidi Rodewald by Michael Gioia

Staged readings of Crush, a new musical featuring a score by Passing Strange writers Stew (Tony winner for Best Book) and Heidi Rodewald with a book and lyrics by Yasmine Lever, will be offe…

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Musica Angelica celebrates its 20th anniversary season – Los Angeles classical concert report by Pauline Adamek

Musica Angelica – the renowned Baroque orchestra – will pay glorious tribute to its 20th anniversary season when it presents a famous work written as a triumphant victory celebration and…

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Photo Flash: Stephen Karam, Sarah Steele, Eddie Kaye Thomas, and More Join Off-Broadway's Ars Nova for the Opening of The Netflix Plays by David Gordon

Ars Nova kicked off its 2013 catalogue of productions on January 30 with the opening night of The Netflix Plays, a series of short works and live music from the organization's Play Group. In…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 3pm (Broadway Time)


"Backbeat," in effect, is one story that breaks into two stories, and the Beatles half ends up getting short-changed.

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Review: (Toronto) Two Rooms / II by The Charlebois Post

Elkahna Talbi and Jean Marc Dalpé (photo credit: Mathieu Girard)No Room for CompromiseTo love or loathe those “swinging Tunisian hips” by Gregory BunkerThéâtre Français’s Two Rooms…

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Review: Boeing Boeing by Wendy Rosenfield

Boeing Boeing, at Delaware Theatre Company, reviewed by Wendy Rosenfield

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Review: Lungs by Wendy Rosenfield

Lungs, by Duncan MacMillan, produced by Luna Theatre, directed by Gregory Scott Campbell, featuring Charlotte Ford and David Raphaely. Reviewed by Wendy Rosenfield

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It's time to play snow-day bingo!

Grab a bingo card, turn on your favorite TV meteorologist and play along.

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Broadway Scores For P.S. 84 Benefit Will Feature Kerry Butler, Joe Iconis, Renee Elise Goldsberry and More by Michael Gioia

Broadway Scores For P.S. 84: A Celebration of Songs Featuring Kerry Butler & Friends, a benefit for P.S. 84 - The Lillian Weber School Of The Arts, will be held March 3 at the Robert H. …

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The Museum of Russian Art showcases Spiritual Art from Soviet era to now

In an unusual new exhibit, the Museum of Russian Art showcases 70 pieces of spiritual art by 47 artists who dared to defy their rulers.

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Theater sampler of four new shows

From Johnny Cash to Babe Lincoln, spliff mania and actors acting, a raft of new shows open this weekend.

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Interview: Picnic Star Maggie Grace's Broadway Debut is All Lust, Girl Crushes, and Not Talking Pretty by Kimberly Kaye

[Warning: The following interview contains "Picnic" spoilers.] Broadway newcomer Maggie Grace is trying to keep the conversation from being about her looks—which is difficult when you're …

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Carmel Dean on Musical Schizophrenia and Bringing Hands on a Hardbody & American Idiot Stars to 54 Below by

Carmel Dean is the lady behind the music on Broadway’s favorite shows. Dean has served as musical director and/or vocal arranger for American Idiot, The 25th Annunual Putnam County Spe…

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Steel Burkhardt, Krystal Joy Brown and More Will Join Taylor Louderman, Derek Klena for Overcash and Change by Michael Gioia

Steel Burkhardt (Hair), Krystal Joy Brown (Big Fish, Leap of Faith), Julia Mattison (Godspell), Corbin Reid (Rent, American Idiot) and Alan Wiggins (The Lion King) have joined the lineup for…

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#Oops! When did spring get so sexy? by Teamspotted

I’m going to say something every Thursday, half on purpose and half by accident. #Oops! This week: “Oops! When did spring get so sexy?” I was halfway through reciting Broadway&…

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Theater Review: ‘Fiorello!’ an Encores! Musical at City Center by Ben Brantley

“Fiorello!,” the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony-winning 1959 musical, opened the 20th anniversary season of Encores! musicals in concert.

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Breakfast at Tiffany's Finds the Final Jewel in Its Financing Tiara After Investor Drops Out by Kenneth Jones

Holly Golightly's Broadway future is assured. The producers of Truman Capote's Breakfast at Tiffany's revealed on Jan. 31 that they have successfully secured complete funding for…

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ArtsBeat: A Reprise for 'Bad Jews' by Erik Piepenburg

Joshua Harmon's comedy will return in an Off Broadway production at the Laura Pels Theater.

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Game Night! Susan Blackwell Plays to Win with Newsies' Corey Cott, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Kara Lindsay & Ben Fankhauser by

Susan Blackwell crashes Newsies’ weekly game night. See her play Broadway-themed guessing games with stars, Corey Cott, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Kara Lindsay and Ben Fankhauser.

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Newsies Stars, Alan Menken and Jeff Calhoun Inspire 4,000 Kids at Junior Theater Festival

Atlanta, GA once again hosted the annual Junior Theater Festival, Jan. 18-20. Co-presented by iTheatrics and Atlanta's Theater of the Stars, this event brings together some 4,000 school-age …

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Better Late Than Never by Linda

Photo credit: Joan MarcusThe Heiress is closing on February 9, and I made it in just under the wire. I hadn't heard great things about this revival, so I thought about skipping it, but …

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BAD JEWS to Move to Laura Pels Theatre in September 2013 by BroadwayWorld

This year, Roundabout Theatre Company is thrilled to celebrate the seventh successful season of Roundabout Underground and the new play initiative, which illustrates a continued commitment t…

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Mazel Tov! Bad Jews, Starring Tracee Chimo and Molly Ranson, to Return Off-Broadway by Marc Snetiker

Joshua Harmon’s Bad Jews will make its way back off-Broadway this fall for a run at the Laura Pels Theatre, beginning September 20, 2013. Original Bad Jews cast members Tracee Chi…

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Midsumma: Confessions of a Drag Queen by Jason Whyte

Fables tell us that we show our worth through courage. In our time, the courage demanded by coaches and fans in sporting contests overshadows other kinds, those with effects that can’t be …

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Original Cast of Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews Will Wander to an Off-Broadway Reunion This Fall by Kenneth Jones

Bad Jews, Joshua Harmon's popular comedy that appeared in an extended run in the 62-seat Black Box Theatre in the Roundabout Underground series in fall 2012, will move upstairs this fall…

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Theater News: Roundabout's Bad Jews, Starring Tracee Chimo and Molly Ranson, Will Make Off-Broadway Debut by David Gordon

Roundabout Theatre Company's hit production of Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews is moving upstairs. The new comedy, which had an acclaimed, extended run in 2012 at Roundabout Underground's 62-seat B…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ Finds Final Investor by Broadway's Best Shows

After news earlier this week that Truman Capote‘s Breakfast At Tiffany’s was in need of a new investor to cover the $1 million shortfall as a producer backed out of the producti…

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Actor Donnetta Lavinia Grays on Intimate Apparel by Westport Country Playhouse

January 31, 2013 by Donnetta Lavinia Grays A funny thing happens when you turn 35. It’s one of many self-reflection years generally falling on the five and ten year increments of…

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2 Minutes with Greta: Nigel Shawn Williams by Praxis

Greta chats with Nigel Shawn Williams, half of the Interim Artistic Team (IAT) of Factory Theatre about what he would like to accomplish during his…

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Alan Cumming Would Like to Adopt Taylor Swift

We had the chance to chat with Alan Cumming about his recent film Any Day Now, a true-to-life story about a gay couple in the 70s who take on the courts as they try to adopt a mentally disab…

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"You May Not Kiss the Bride," Starring Katharine McPhee and Dave Annable, Will Be Released on DVD Feb. 5 by Michael Gioia

"You May Not Kiss the Bride," the Hawaiian Film Partners movie that stars "Smash" actress Katharine McPhee and "Brothers and Sisters" actor Dave Annable, will b…

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Theater: Dramatic one-man touring theater show by Hasan Davis brings slave history to life by The Denver Post

You may not know Angus Augustus Burleigh, but he's a got a story to tell.

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Confirmed! The Heiress' Jessica Chastain to Star in Miss Julie Movie Alongside Colin Farrell by Lindsay Champion

Golden Globe winner, Oscar nominee and The Heiress star Jessica Chastain has previously hinted about her newest project, but now it’s official: The actress will lead a new screen adapt…

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Thumbs Up! Martin Moran Is Riveting In the New Solo Show All the Rage by Kathy Henderson

Martin Moran looks like the least angry man on the planet. Slender and soft-spoken, he exudes a mild-mannered friendliness that would make him a welcome dinner party guest. But don’t b…

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Chicago Opera Theater collaborates with Facets Multimedia, the Gene Siskel Film Center and the University of Chicago for events around the Chicago Pre by Michael J. Roberts

Chicago Opera Theater (COT) offers more opportunities to look inside its operas through its new initiative, Viewpoints. These collaborations with Chicago cultural institutions will draw a…

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Theatre Uncut

Now THIS is theatre you can sink your teeth into. This is theatre that takes itself back to the beginning when we were not only entertaining one another around the fire, we were bringing ne…

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Theater review: 'Fiorello!' at City Center by Joe Dziemianowicz

Love looms large, huge even, in any “Fiorello!” That goes double for City Center Encores! revival, even if the so-so production brings little to get fired up about. Love sneaks …

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Collaborating! by Bt

Earlier this week I attended auditions for the August Wilson Monologue Competition at Court Theatre. I love this program. I feel like it does so many things for so many of Chicago’s youn…

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side project’s LADY M Is Intimate & Powerful by Michael J. Roberts

Reviewed by: RUSSELL GOELTENBODT The side project theater company located in Roger’s Park, and Artistic Director, Adam Webster continues their 2012/2013 season with the World Premiere of …

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Shows Coming to Broadway in Spring 2013

Tom Hanks in Lucky Guy © Lucky Guy The late Winter, early Spring portion of the 2012-2013 is set to wow audiences with new shows, great revivals, and movie-star power that could light u…

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New York Live Arts Launching Arts and Ideas Festival by Felicia R. Lee

The inaugural festival will run from April 17-21 and explore the work of the neurologist Oliver Sacks.

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Top 10! Mean Girls Musical News, Spring Show Excitement & Phantom Features Among the Week's Most-Read Stories by

It was a big news week on, as five of our 10 most-read stories from January 25 through January 31 centered on stage-related scoop. Click below if you missed news of a Mean Girls…

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Kerry Butler, Julia Murney, Jason Danieley Set for NAMT Concert at 54 Below; Andrew Lippa Will Host by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominee Kerry Butler, Julia Murney, Jason Danieley, Bryce Ryness and Kevin Earley will perform as part of a special 54 Below concert on Feb. 11 featuring music from writers nurtur…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

PHOTO CALL: Hunter Foster, Brian d’Arcy James, Michael Cerveris, Seth Numrich and More Celebrate Martin Moran's All the Rage by Matthew Blank

Martin Moran, whose 2004 solo play The Tricky Part played an acclaimed Obie Award-winning 2004 run, returns with his latest work, All the Rage, which officially opened Off-Broadway Jan. 30 a…

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Stood Up Comedy by Sam Hurwitt

I went to see Godot at Marin Theatre Company, and the headliner didn't even bother to show!

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Jessica Chastain Will Star Opposite Colin Farrell in Film Adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie by Michael Gioia

Jessica Chastain, who currently plays the title role in Broadway's The Heiress, will star in a film adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie, according to Variety.

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Alison Fraser Will Star in Reading of Love Therapy by Andrew Gans

A reading of Wendy Beckett’s Off-Broadway-bound Love Therapy will be presented Feb. 3 at 3 PM at TACT Studios.

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BWW TV: Watch THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA's 25th Anniversary Cast in Action! by BroadwayWorld TV

The show now features Hugh Panaro, Sierra Boggess, and Kyle Barisich as the Phantom, Christine, and Raoul respectively and you can check out highlights of the cast in action below

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Traveling Sixty Miles to the 21st Century by Becca Wolff

Becca Wolff's direction of Dan LeFranc's Sixty Miles to Silver Lake has given her a new appreciation of social media's role in changing our attitudes toward time. The play opens Saturday at …

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Space Availability at Greenhouse Theater Center by Bt

Greenhouse Theater Center is currently renting last minute Mainstage Space for Studio Rates! Two winter performance slots are available in the Upstairs Mainstage – February 11-March 17 and…

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BENDING MINDS & BENDING DREAMS at Magic Inc.: Master Magician Luis Carreon Performs at Chicago’s Legendary Magic Shop by Michael J. Roberts

Luis Carreon, a Chicago-based magician, has announced two performances of his original solo show, Bending Minds and Bending Dreams, at one of the most renowned magic shops in the country, Ma…

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Broadway Stars Galore Support Martin Moran on Opening Night of All the Rage by

Martin Moran (Spamalot, Titanic, Floyd Collins) is back off-Broadway with a new autobiographical solo show, All the Rage. Moran received an Obie Award and Drama Desk nomination for his last …

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Chicago Theater Review: MINSK, 2011: A REPLY TO KATHY ACKER (Chicago Shakespeare) by Lawrence Bommer

A CRY TO CARE The 85-minutes of this electrifying protest play begin with a lone microphone suddenly erupting in an ear-splitting feedback. The noise is intolerable, no less than what it ush…

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Jason Held To Step Down as AFT Executive Director Jonathan Stacks Named Interim Executive Director by Michael J. Roberts

 The Board of Directors of About Face Theatre Company has announced that Executive Director Jason Held will be stepping down at the end January to pursue a position with Playworks Chicago…

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‘FELA!’ at Shakespeare Theatre Company by Grace Kim by Grace Kim

FELA! is perfect pleasure for your senses! From the moment you enter the theatre, the sounds of the pulsing drums and Afrobeat rhythms envelope you and draw you into another time and place. …

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Othello, The CLF Art Cafe, The Bussey Building, London by Rebecca Gordon

The CLF Art Cafe, The Bussey Building, London: The comic potential of the enigmatic Iago is exploited to good effect here. Iago, who is excellently played by Jack Johns, stalks through the m…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at noon (Broadway Time)

See Shakespeare’s Leading Ladies Meet in Off-Broadway’s Women of Will by

Shakespeare’s ladies are stepping into the spotlight! The New York premiere of Tina Packer’s groundbreaking series Women of Will began previews on January 29 at The Gym at Judson…

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News: Photos: Eminent panel launch 2013 Bruntwood Prize

The Bruntwood Prize for playwriting launched at the Barbican Centre last night, with a panel discussion featuring Vicky Featherstone, Bola Agbaje, Benedict Nightingale, Suranne Jones, David …

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Photo Flash: Steven Pasquale, Lin-Manuel Miranda Star in NBC's DO NO HARM, Premiering Tonight by TV News Desk

Broadway vet Steven Pasquale,reasons to be pretty, Off-Broadway's A Man of No Importance stars as Dr. Jason Cole in the new NBC drama DO NO HARM. The cast also includes Phylicia Rashad A Rai…

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Trisha Brown: Last Dances, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York

The sunny faith in the body that runs through Brown’s work tempers the ache of loss in her final works, Apollinaire Scherr writes

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Trisha Brown: Last Dances, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York

The sunny faith in the body that runs through Brown's work tempers the ache of loss in her final works, Apollinaire Scherr writes

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The Vandal, Flea Theatre, New York

Set at a New York bus stop, Hamish Linklater’s new play is a sparse, touching meditation on grief, Brendan Lemon writes

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The Vandal, Flea Theatre, New York

Set at a New York bus stop, Hamish Linklater's new play is a sparse, touching meditation on grief, Brendan Lemon writes

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Madison Dirks on Virginia Woolf Pee Breaks, Hanging With Christian Bale & More by Lindsay Champion

Age & Hometown: 36; Baton Rouge, LA Current Role: An explosive Broadway debut as Nick, a rookie professor at New Carthage University in Edward Albee’s Who’s Afraid of Virg…

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The Hall of Hams #14: Tallulah Bankhead by Trav S.D.

The Hall of Hams is my series on some of my favorite actors who have brought the art of melodramatic acting into the modern era. Today is the birthday of Tallulah Bankhead (1902-1968). IR…

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A killer role for Malkovich at Symphony Center

John Malkovich is performing in Chicago this weekend for the first time in five years. But the formidable and distinctive actor is not appearing at Steppenwolf Theatre, where of course he re…

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Chicago politics stay all in da' family in 'Successors' by Nina Metz

THEATER REVIEWS: "Successors" at Signal Ensemble Theatre ★★★ and "Stadium Devildare" at Red Tape Theatre ★½ NINA METZ reviews "Successors" at Signal Ensemble Theatr…

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Suburban theater for the week of Feb. 1-7 by Kerry Reid

Kerry Reid on what's on stage in Chicago's suburbs Kerry Reid on what's on stage in Chicago's suburbs.

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Sophia Sinise, a new face with a familiar name at Steppenwolf by Kerry Reid

(BY KERRY REID) Sit down for coffee and conversation with Sophia Sinise (who goes by "Sophie" informally) and she seems like any other personable 24-year-old mulling over her career possibil…

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Chicago theater for the week of Feb. 1-7

Picking the upcoming opening nights Picking the upcoming opening nights.

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Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley & More Set for New York Pops 2013-14 Concert Season by Marc Snetiker

The New York Pops orchestra will welcome a host of Broadway stars—including Montego Glover, Ashley Brown, Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley—into the 31st season of the company&rsqu…

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'Priscilla' bursts with music and costumed fun

"Priscilla Queen of the Desert" echoes another breezy hit, "Mamma Mia!"

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Arts Center at Trade Center Gets $1 Million in Seed Money by Robin Pogrebin

The Lower Manhattan Development Corp. has authorized $1million for the Performing Arts Center at the World Trade Center site, a sum that is designed to allow the center to begin hiring staff.

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Montego Glover, Marin Mazzie, Ashley Brown & More Set for New York Pops' 2013-14 Season! by BroadwayWorld

On October 4, 2013, The New York Pops orchestra - famous for presenting popular programs with a symphony orchestra of the highest quality - will launch its 31st season, a Carnegie Hall serie…

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New York City Opera Plans Innovative Stagings of Turn of the Screw and Powder Her Face; Sam Buntrock Attached by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominee Sam Buntrock will stage the Benjamin Britten opera The Turn of the Screw as part of New York City Opera's upcoming season at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. The season …

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Podcast with LINDA BALGORD by Michael J. Roberts

Podcast with Linda Balgord from Michael Roberts on Vimeo. Musical theatre star Linda Balgord discusses her famous roles in Sunset Blvd., Cats, Aspects of Love and The Pirate Queen. Ms. Balgo…

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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Hugh Jackman Chats HOUDINI on 'Inside the Actor's Studio' by TV News Desk

Bravo shines the spotlight on multi-talented star, and 2013 Oscar nominee, Hugh Jackman, as he returns to the 'Inside the Actors Studio' stage for a second time, premiering Wednesday, Februa…

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SLSO to take Britten's 'Peter Grimes' to Carnegie Hall

David Robertson and the SLSO will perform the complete opera on Britten's 100th birthday.

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Forgotten Shows of My Nonage #28: Room 222 by Trav S.D.

Folks my age or older will protest “NOT forgotten!” (after all, it was a hit show from 1969 through 1974), but younger people are less inclined to have heard of this show (I̵…

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I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers, starring Bett Midler, Gets a Broadway Home by Loganne

I’ll Eat You Last: A Chat with Sue Mengers, starring Better Midler has found a home. The new play by Tony Award winner John Logan and directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello will play t…

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Theater News: The Kennedy Center Will Expand, Adding Public Gardens and Rehearsal Space by Jessica Juhrend

David M. Rubenstein, Chairman of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, has announced plans to construct a new facility south of the Center's current building. Steven Holl and h…

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HOW TO BE A NEW YORKER Extends Through 5/25 by BroadwayWorld

Due to overwhelming demand, Off-Broadway's newest hit comedy How To Be a New Yorker today put a new block of seats on sale through May 25th. Written and performed by Margaret Copeland and Ke…

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Patti LuPone and Kristin Chenoweth Will Offer Solo Evenings at Carnegie Hall by Andrew Gans

Two Tony Award-winning actresses will return to Carnegie Hall during the famed New York venue's 2013-14 season.

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Female Directors More Prominent in New York by Patrick Healy

Anne Kauffman, Pam MacKinnon, Leigh Silverman and more: It’s no longer so rare to see female directors at the helm of prominent New York productions.

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Martin Moran is “All the Rage” by Tom Mizer

A person telling a story. Whether around a fire, perched on the edge of a child’s bed or striding on a stage, it is an elemental human experience. Some would say that the act of storyt…

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For famous film dogs, all roads lead to Bacon

In honor of the Mardi Gras Beggin' Pet Parade, we link headliner Kevin Bacon with some of our favorite canine characters.

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 11am (Broadway Time)

Montego Glover, Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley and Ashley Brown Set for New York Pops Season at Carnegie Hall by Andrew Gans

The New York Pops has announced its 2013-14 concert season under the direction of music director Steven Reineke.

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PHOTO CALL: Sneak Peek at NBC's "Do No Harm," with Steven Pasquale, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Michael Esper and Samm Levine by Matthew Blank

The TV medical drama "Do No Harm," directed by Tony winner Michael Mayer and starring Steven Pasquale, premieres Jan. 31 on NBC.

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Theater News: Traces Leaps Into The Tennessee Performing Arts Center by Jessica Juhrend

As part of its national tour, the acrobatic phenomenon Traces will spring into the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall for an eight-performance run, from February 19-24. …

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Sheldon Harnick's New Musical A Doctor in Spite of Himself Gets Reading With Cady Huffman, Beth Fowler, Jose Llana, Ben Davis by Kenneth Jones

Classic Stage Company will present a private reading of a new musical comedy A Doctor in Spite of Himself, with book, music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Sheldon Harnick, who drew from Mol…

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Photo Flash: Michael Cerveris, Brian d'Arcy James, Julia Murney, and More Cheer on Martin Moran's All The Rage Off-Broadway by David Gordon

Broadway veteran Martin Moran (Spamalot) celebrated the opening of his new solo show, All the Rage, on Tuesday, January 30 at the West Bank Café. Produced by piece by piece pr

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Featured Performer of the Week: Michael Raver by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to present its latest feature series The Performer of the Week Get to know these amazing talents as they share a bit about themselves, their work and life Today, we…

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Dance On Camera Festival by Barry

         Dance on Camera Festival Screens at Film Society's Walter Reade                                         By Ellis NassourIf you're a dance fan and …

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Wet and Wonderful West End Star Adam Cooper on Splashing Up a Storm in Singin' in the Rain by

West End star Adam Cooper discusses his exceptional transition from ballet star to musical theater leading man, why he found Black Swan laughable and the wet consequences of texting during h…

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BWW Blog: Natalie Toro - One Last Word by Guest Blogger: Natalie Toro

Well, I doubt this will be the last time you hear from me, but it is my last blog for BW. Thanking Christina Mancuso for going out on a limb and asking me to share with you whatgoes on in my…

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Chris Henry Coffey to Replace Bill Heck in Final Week of Water By the Spoonful Off-Broadway by Lindsay Champion

Stage and screen actor Chris Henry Coffey will replace original star Bill Heck in the final week of off-Broadway's Water by the Spoonful, beginning February 5. Heck, who plays Fount…

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Frank Langella to Portray Reagan Advisor in Mike Newell's REYKJAVIK by Movies News Desk

Looks like three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella is returning to politics reports that the 'FrostNixon' star will portray, Paul Nitze, United States Secretary of the Navy …

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STAGE TUBE: The Skivvies at Highline Ballroom by Stage Tube

The Skivvies just played the Highline Ballroom on Monday, January 28, featuring special guests Alice Ripley, Wesley Taylor, Adam Kantor, Leigh Ann Larkin, Joseph Morales, Mitchell Jarvis, an…

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Nikki M. James, Daniel Davis, Tony Yazbeck Set for Reading of Caesar and Cleopatra by Andrew Gans

The Project Shaw series will continue Feb. 25 with a reading of George Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra.

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Female Directors, Present, Past and Future by Eric Grode

Some of the more active female directors identify their influences and their aspirations.

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STAGE TUBE: The Best of Broadway on 30 ROCK! by Stage Tube

After seven seasons, the critically acclaimed and multiple award-winning comedy series '30 Rock' is set to conclude its run on NBC. The series finale is tonight Jan. 31. The New York based s…

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Cabaret by Susan Galbraith

Tuesday,  temperatures in Washington rose unseasonably high, and that night The Keegan Theatre fairly sizzled with one of the hottest interpretations – and darkest — of the musical …

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Water By the Spoonful Will Welcome Chris Henry Coffey in Final Week by Kenneth Jones

Chris Henry Coffey will replace Bill Heck in the final extension week of the Off-Broadway run of 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Water By the Spoonful at Second Stage Theatre.

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IMPRESSIONS OF: FLICfest 2013 Jillian Sweeney and Summation Dance Company | The Dance Enthusiast | A unique portal for NYC dance by Theodora Boguszewski

NYC's Hot choreographers Show their stuff at Hip Innovative Festival- in Brooklyn at The Irondale Center

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Could our unions host award shows too? by Ken Davenport

While I was watching TEDxBroadway ‘trend’ on twitter the other day, I noticed another interesting trending topic . . . #SAGAwards. Yep . .  . you know where I’m going with…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Awesome Person Thursday: Michael Ian Cedar by Michael Roderick

This week's A.P.T. is Michael Ian Cedar of Ask Yourself in Entertainment. I first met Michael when I wrote this blog post back when I was first starting and he was the only one to answer. So…

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‘Barefoot in the Park’ at Compass Rose Theater by Amanda Gunther by Amanda Gunther

A comedic romp up five flights of stairs (six if you count the stoop but who’s counting?) An empty apartment; a newlywed couple currently on the rollercoaster ride of their six whole days …

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To Rome, With Love by Trav S.D.

Having seen every one of Woody Allen’s nearly four dozen feature films, I now consider it my duty to see each new one, just to keep on top of it. The trouble is, he turns them out so f…

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Interview: Rebecca Atkinson-Lord On ... 50 years of Ovalhouse

Rebecca Atkinson-Lord is joint director of theatre at Ovalhouse, where the 50th anniversary season launches tonight (31 January 2013). When Rachel (Briscoe) and I took over at Ovalhouse w…

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Joking Apart, The Playhouse, Nottingham by Pat Ashworth

The Playhouse, Nottingham: What the audience doesn't see here is as funny, riveting and important as what it does see, whether it's watching one player and invisible opponent in a …

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Don't Miss AMERICAN IDIOT at the Kimmel Center, 2/12-17! by Contests

Direct from Broadway, the smash-hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Make sure to get ticke…

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Christine Andreas is “Be-Mused” at 54 Below by Sandi Durell

Written by Sandi Durell     Suffering from the remnants of a cold on the evening I attended, vocal angel Christine Andreas took on an even more exciting addition to her colorful in…

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PHOTO CALL: Jesse Manocherian and Jennifer Lorae Star in Jason Robert Brown's Parade at Gallery Players by Krissie Fullerton

The Gallery Players, the award-winning Brooklyn theatre company now in its 46th season, presents Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown's Parade. The piece, starring Jesse Manocherian, opene…

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Benefits: Rob Reiner, Billy Crystal, and the One-Night Cast of Enter Laughing, The Musical Honor Carl Reiner, Raise Money for Emerging Artists by Hannah Miet

In honor of comedy legend Carl Reiner's 75 years in the business, Center Theatre Group presented a staged reading of Enter Laughing, The Musical, which is inspired by Reiner's experiences as…

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Abigoliah’s Bizarre Bazaar Tonight by Trav S.D.

I’ve been paying close attention to this interesting looking monthly show that mixes a bill of stand-up comedians and side show people. It’s a little bit of a hike but, at $5 and…

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Suburbanite Review: "The Other Place" by Joseph Cervelli

Laurie Metcalf gives a harrowing performance. Review appears in other North Jersey Media Newspapers.

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Photo Coverage: Inside MOOSE MURDERS' Opening Night After Party! by Lauren Yarger

The Beautiful Soup Theater Collective's production of the first ever revival of Arthur Bicknell's Moose Murders, the most notorious flop in the history of modern theater, celebrated its open…

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Musical of the Month: Night Boat by Doug Reside

A guest post by Levi Branson By 1920 Jerome Kern had achieved success as a noteworthy American composer with a uniquely American career. His melodies graced many entertainment platforms, b…

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Rebecca publicist sued amid allegations 'of malice and betrayal' by Matt Trueman

Failed Broadway musical's press representative accused of scaring off potential investorsThe ill-fated Broadway musical Rebecca, which collapsed last year after a major investor proved to be…

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Squigs Captures the Hot-Blooded Mendacity of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Starring Scarlett Johansson & Benjamin Walker by Ryan Gilbert’s resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson recently took a trip to the Richard Rodgers Theatre to meet Maggie, Brick, and the rest of the Pollitt family of Mi…

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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Jennifer Hudson & More Featured on CBS's THE GRAMMY'S WILL GO ON by TV News Desk

The special features never-before-seen rehearsal footage and behind-the-scenes interviews with GRAMMY AWARDS staff and GRAMMY Award-Winning artists including, Bonnie Raitt, Executive Produce…

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Rent Star Adam Pascal Will Play 54 Below in March by Andrew Gans

Tony-nominated actor Adam Pascal will return to 54 Below in March.

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Photo Coverage: Inside MOOSE MURDERS' Opening Night Arrivals! by Jessica Gordon

The Beautiful Soup Theater Collective's production of the first ever revival of Arthur Bicknell's Moose Murders, the most notorious flop in the history of modern theater, celebrated its open…

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The Kennedy Center Announces Expansion Project To Add Education, Public Access, & Rehearsal Space by John R. Dow by Guest Author

David M. Rubenstein, Chairman of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, today announced an expansion project to be constructed south of the existing facility. The project will i…

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Photo Coverage: Inside ALL THE RAGE Opening Night! by Walter McBride

piece by piece productions, Rising Phoenix Repertory, and The Barrow Group have announced that All The Rage, written and performed by Martin Moran, and directed by Seth Barrish, began perfor…

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Photo Coverage: Cheyenne Jackson, Rachel Dratch and More at ONE NIGHT STAND Premiere! by Linda Lenzi

Giving audiences an unbridled and candid look behind the scenes of the Broadway curtain, NCMR Fathom Events, Overnight Musicals and The Broadway League just presented 'One Night Stand Creati…

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Really Really, Starring Zosia Mamet and Matt Lauria, Begins at Off-Broadway’s Lucille Lortel Theatre by Josh Ferri

Paul Downs Colaizzo’s new drama Really Really begins performances off-Broadway on January 31. Starring Zosia Mamet (Girls) and Matt Lauria (Friday Night Lights, Parenthood), Reall…

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Super Bowl Sunday 50% off deal at MetroStage by Lorraine Treanor

Theatre attendance on Super Bowl Sunday always takes a dip, and those might have been Carolyn Griffin’s thoughts when she came up with the idea a few years ago to offer a special ticke…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: The Skivvies Play the Highline Ballroom, With Mitchell Jarvis, Leigh Ann Larkin, Alice Ripley (Video) by Michael Gioia and Adam Hetrick

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal), Mitchell Jarvis and Leigh Ann Larkin were among the performers who joined the Skivvies for their Jan. 28 concert and video premiere at the Hi…

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Patti LuPone Lights Up West End for One-Week Concert Series by David Rogers

Patti LuPone is returning to West End with a week’s worth of concerts later this year. The Tony and Olivier award-winning actress will appear at the Leicester Square Theatre from June …

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JKTS Chat: "Understudyness" by DROOD's Eric Sciotto by JK

From Eric's Gotta Dance feature on Broadway.comPhoto by Matthew MurphyWhen word got out a few weeks ago that Andy Karl would be out of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, and that Eric Sciotto,…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Review: Fiorello by Brian Scott Lipton

It may not equal "What happened to the lost city of Atlantis?" as one of the world's great mysteries, but many a musical theater geek has spent part of a sleepless night wondering how Fiorel…

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Review: Stadium Devildare/Red Tape Theatre by Johnny Oleksinski

Playwright Ruth Margraff’s “Stadium Devildare” is a caffeinated dystopian fiction wherein politics, sport and theater have become indistinguishable from one another. Corpor…

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Review: The Human Being’s Guide to Not Being a Dick About Religion by Ed Theakston

Matt Thomas, in his one-man show, attempts to end the religion vs. science debate once and for all. Written with and directed by Sarah Elaine Stewart, the show is billed as a “comedic …

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Tickets on Sale for Lily Tomlin at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas, 2/10! by Contests

ATampT Performing Arts Center Presents Lily Tomlin on Feb. 10. An Unforgettable Night with more than a dozen of her timeless characters, from Ernestine to Edith Ann. Get tickets today

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Regional Opera Company of the Week: Sarasota Opera by Scott Frost

Sarasota Opera has a long history of bringing opera to the people along the Gulf Coast. Starting in 1960 when the group was called Asolo Opera Guild the company presented a touring chamber-…

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Farewell, 30 Rock! 12 Broadway Stars Who Memorably Guested With Tina Fey & Alec Baldwin by Marc Snetiker

Whether or not you’re emotionally ready to say goodbye to 30 Rock after its final episode on January 31, you can fondly look back on seven seasons of ridiculous plotlines, outrageous J…

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Review: The Turn of the Screw by Julia Rank

[CONTAINS SPOILERS] Henry James’s 1898 novella The Turn of the Screw is one of the ripest pieces of fiction for re-reading. One never ceases to marvel at Henry’s genius in creating a…

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Roosevelt Sykes: 44 Blues by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Roosevelt Sykes (1906-1983) a.k.a The Honeydripper. An Arkanasa native, he learned to play barrelhouse piano in the work camps along the Mississippi River, which is …

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Our Country's Good by John Morrison

I must be one of the last people in the country never to have seen this classic play on stage. My excuse for missing the original production of Timberlake Wertenbaker's hit play at the Royal…

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Fiorello Review: City Center Encores LaGuardia Musical For 20th Anniversary of Encores! by New York Theater

Mayor Michael Bloomberg did not address the theatergoers at City Center on the first night of the Encores! appealing if not thrilling production of the 1959 musical “Fiorello,” and he di…

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Smart people by George Hunka

Like it or not, for most Americans Broadway is America’s center of theatre and drama. Tens, if not hundreds, of millions of dollars are invested in Broadway shows every year, catering …

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Actor Hamish Linklater evolves into playwright

NEW YORK (AP) — It's a few minutes after a performance of his debut play and Hamish Linklater looks like he's got indigestion.

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London Theatres Post Record Box Office In 2012

The Stage 01/30/13

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Broadway Great Joel Grey on Cabaret Movie Memories and Being Asked to Play the Emcee Nude On Stage by Kathy Henderson

In 1972, Joel Grey got a precious gift plenty of Broadway stars never receive: His Tony-winning performance as the Emcee in Cabaret was preserved on film in Bob Fosse’s glossy big-scre…

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Actor Hamish Linklater evolves into playwright by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- It's a few minutes after a performance of his debut play and Hamish Linklater looks like he's got indigestion....

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‘The Light Princess,’ ‘King Lear’ Highlight 2013 National Theatre Season by David Rogers

London’s National Theatre Company has an extensive and eclectic lineup of shows, including a new production of “King Lear” by Sam Mendes and the much awaited “The Lig…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 8am (Broadway Time)

A Home With The Sound Of Music by Kathryn Boughton

Composer/Arranger David Krane (THE ROAD TO QATAR) has put his inspirational Roxbury, CT home up for sale. In his future: A presentation in London of THE ROAD TO QATAR at the Landor Theatre, …

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Henry V by Hunter Styles

I brought a pen and notepad to Henry V on Sunday. Rookie mistake. I should have brought my sword and armor to director Robert Richmond’s muscular and immensely entertaining new production …

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Eddie Cantor: Whoopee by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Star of Vaudeville #112: Eddie Cantor (for my complete biographical article on this giant of stage, screen and broadcasting go here). Many contemporary people compla…

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News: Record box office figures “not surprising” to Hytner by Nicola Merrifield

National Theatre artistic director Nicholas Hytner has said it is “not surprising” that box office figures showing London theatres’ overall sales in 2012 were higher than the y…

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New Production of Chicago to Be Staged at U.K.'s Curve in Leicester by Mark Shenton

Chicago, which ended a 15-year run in the West End last year, is to receive a brand-new production in the UK at Leicester's Curve, beginning performances Nov. 29 prior to an official ope…

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“The Man Who Laughs” Launches Tonight! by Trav S.D.

  Based on Victor Hugo’s novel, The Man Who Laughs is performed in the style of a silent film, complete with live piano accompaniment, projected title cards, and vibrant black-and-whi…

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TV & radio reviews: Radio review: The Real George Orwell – Burma; Homage to Catalonia; Animal Farm by Moira Petty

If George Orwell were alive today, he would be a pundit par excellence – whoops! He hated the use of foreign phrases – firing off trenchant opinions on platforms not available in his day…

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The Winter's Tale – review by Michael Billington

Royal Shakespeare theatre, Stratford-upon-AvonThis is the RSC's fifth revival of this play in the last 15 years. Such over-familiarity may account for the fact that Lucy Bailey's new product…

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Jack Thorne's Mydidae Transfers to West End's Trafalgar Studios 2 by Mark Shenton

Mydidae, a new play by Jack Thorne exploring a relationship between two people and staged in a fully plumbed bathroom, is to be revived at the West End's Trafalgar Studios 2, beginning p…

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Flames of Desire, Peacock Theatre, London by Neil Norman

Peacock Theatre, London: There have been a lot of personnel changes in this youthful company over the last two years. Some dancers have left to be replaced by equally arresting talents, Quar…

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Jessica Chastain to star in film version of Miss Julie by Andrew Pulver

Liv Ullmann will direct cast including Colin Farrell and Samantha Morton in adaptation of Strindberg's groundbreaking playOscar-nominated Zero Dark Thirty star Jessica Chastain has been line…

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Nancy Rosenbaum: The Hidden Costs of Being a Shadow Artist by Laura Zimmermann

  This is a call out to all the crackerjack arts administrators out there, working behind the scenes to make it happen. Same goes for you—loyal arts patrons, showing up for every show…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Lizzie Reid: Matron in Miniature by Trav S.D.

This image from the Meserve-Kinhard collection depicts Lizzie Reid (sometimes rendered as Reed), one of P.T. Barnum’s performing little people, circa 1865. Her maiden name is given as…

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BWW's On This Day - January 31, 2013

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 6am (Broadway Time)

Zuckerberg's sister to bring Broadway to the world via Facebook; Anti-romcoms on song

What can the theatre learn from Facebook? That was the question at the second TEDx Broadway conference this week.

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Review: The Winter's Tale (RSC) ***

The Winter's Tale does have a reputation for being a problematic play. The verse is some of the most challenging Shakespeare ever wrote and the overall structure of the text presents directo…

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Production News: Patti LuPone to play the Leicester Square Theatre in June by Matthew Hemley

Patti LuPone is to perform a week of concerts at the Leicester Square Theatre in June this year. The Tony and Olivier Award-winning performer will appear at the venue from June 16 until June…

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New Mendelssohn Discoveries in the Music Division by Bob Kosovsky

It is still possible to discover amazing things in the New York Public Library in 2013, its 108th year of existence. What's even more amazing about this story is that the discovered items ha…

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News: Voting for 2013 Awards closes at midnight

Today (31 January) marks the final day of voting in the 2013 Awards - the original, biggest and best audience-voted theatre awards.So if you're not one of the over 50,000 pe…

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Stars of Vaudeville # 585: Vasco the Mad Musician by Trav S.D.

Vasco ( 1871-1925) was a British music hall entertainer known for his flamboyant showmanship (he would often drive around town in a car adorned with signs advertising his act). Billed as the…

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Spotlight: Maren Robinson, Dramaturg by Laura Esti Miller

Today we continue our second week of dramaturgical conversations with an interview with the accomplished Maren Robinson of Chicago. I think it is safe to say that Maren is eventually going t…

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News: Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting 2013 opens for entries by Nicola Merrifield

The Bruntwood Prize for Playwriting, which gives out awards totalling £40,000, has opened for entries this year. The winner of the 2013 prize will receive £16,000 and three judges’ award…

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Theater Reviews: Three Duo-Centric Productions by Mark Cofta

New two-person offerings from the Arden’s InterAct, Act II and Luna.

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Wicked Flies Into Broward To Enchant Local Fan Seventh Time by Bill Hirschman

Thirty minutes before curtain at the Broward Center Wednesday, Miranda Palumbo ecstatically grinned as a clerk at the Oz Dust Boutique stuffed a grey hooded sweater jacket into a Wicked shop…

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The Winter's Tale, Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon by Michael Coveney

Royal Shakespeare Theatre, Stratford-upon-Avon: There's a striking take on the separate worlds of The Winter's Tale in Lucy Bailey's new RSC production, designed by William Du…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 5am (Broadway Time)

Stars of Vaudeville #: 584: The Tutt Brothers by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of J. Homer Tutt (1882-1951). Along with his brother (or half-brother) Salem Tutt Whitney (1869-1934) he formed one half of a concern variously called the Tutt Brothers…

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Show Pics: New cast for One Man, Two Guvnors

Production images have been released for the new cast of One Man, Two Guvnors at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, including Rufus Hound as Francis Henshall - who is soon to be seen co-hosti…

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News: Let It Be releases 250k more tickets at Savoy

Let It Be has released 250,000 new tickets ahead of its re-opening at the Savoy Theatre on 1 February 2013. Following a successful 18-week run at the Prince of Wales Theatre, the Beatles con…

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Alliance Faces Deadline Raising Money For Brothers Beckett by Bill Hirschman

You have until just before midnight today (Thursday) to contribute to the Alliance Theatre Project’s online funding campaign to raise money to help pay for its revival of the acclaimed Bro…

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Production News: Gate Theatre unveils artist-in-residence project by Alistair Smith

Notting Hill’s Gate Theatre has launched an artist-in-residence scheme that will see visual artists create foyer installations to complement the venue’s productions. The project is a col…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 4am (Broadway Time)

News: The Stage teams up for local theatre campaign by Alistair Smith

The Stage is working in partnership with Equity and the Theatrical Management Association to launch a major, public-facing campaign aimed at supporting local theatres across the UK. Speaking…

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Obituaries: Stella Mann by Richard Anthony Baker

After escaping persecution by the Nazis in her native Austria, Stella Mann founded one of Britain’s best-known dance schools. Over the years, hundreds of dancers have perfected their skil…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Take My Job, Please by Joe Patti

Come May I will be leaving Hawaii to assume the position of Director of the Vern Riffe Center for the Arts in Portsmouth, OH. The University of Hawaii has posted my current position today an…

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The Saga Of Broadway's Aborted Rebecca Just Got Weirder

The New York Times 01/30/13

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Theater Review: B Street's 'Carapace' carries heavy load of symbolism by Marcus Crowder

A "carapace" refers to the protective shell of a turtle or tortoise. When the idea turns up in a play you can bet it's symbolic of a character's, you know, protective shell. Dave Pierin…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Peter Hall eludes Cat on a Hot Tin Roof censor: from the archive, 31 January 1958

Peter Hall directs Tennessee Williams' banned play, an 'impressive if distressing study in neurosis and marital misery'Tennessee Williams's "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," which can be bought on an…

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RSC's A Life of Galileo: pure inspiration | Stuart Clark by Stuart Clark

A new adaptation of Brecht's Galileo opens in Statford-upon-Avon on Thursday. It's impressive not only for the drama but for its demonstration of how to engage people in scienceBertolt Brech…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Marika Aubrey launches new series on AussieTheatre by Matt Edwards

This week, AussieTheatre will launch a brand new feature series in conjunction with Australian performer and writer, Marika Aubrey. Marika’s series entitled How We Do What We Do will be …

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Midsumma: The Dead Ones by Anne-Marie Peard

Margie Fischer shares a brilliant response to cope with unwelcome charity phone calls: “They’re all dead”. But in her case, it’s true. When her mother died, Margie was the last membe…

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Theater review: 'Minsk, 2011' finds sexual heat in the totalitarian chill by Chris Jones

In these free, privileged United States, the phrase "Sex in the City" conjures up a premium-cable experience of hot nights, cool fashion, heavy appetizers and relationship angst so light it …

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"Modern Family" Creator Steve Levitan Talks First Job by Young Hollywood

"Modern Family" Creator Steve Levitan Talks First Job "Modern Family" creator Steve Levitan pays a visit to our pop-up studio at NATPE in Miami where he basks in the glow of continued accola…

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Thursday, January 31, 2013 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Freud's Last Session: Theater Review by Myron Meisel

Sigmund Freud and C.S. Lewis debate faith in this two-man staging in Santa more

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ROCK OF AGES Cast and More Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS Tonight by BroadwayWorld

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron Bway Wicked, …

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Yul Vazquez Joins Chris Rock, Bobby Canavale and More in LA's MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Tony Nominee Yul Vazquez will join Chris Rock, Bobby Canavale Tony Nominee Elizabeth Rodriguez Tony Nominee and Annabella Sciorra - all in their original Broadway roles - for this 2011 Tony …

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Under-par ‘Man’ on wrong track by Frank Scheck

You’ll think twice about taking advantage of the Missed Connections section on Craigslist after seeing “The Man Under.” Paul Bomba’s strained drama about a man who falls in love with…

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‘Rage’ against the anticlimax by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The new off-Broadway piece “All the Rage” starts off with a diffident man in a pale-blue button-down shirt giving out a few words of welcome. He concludes his brief speech with a meek re…

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Rachel Rockwell to direct ‘Brigadoon’ revival at Goodman

HEDY WEISS: The Chicago director behind acclaimed revivals of “Annie,” “The Sound of Music” and “Miss Saigon” was handpicked to update the classic musical by the daughter of its …

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Speaking With... Christine Sherrill 02.01.13

‘We didn’t need dialogue. We had faces!” Movie buffs will immediately identify those words with legendary actress Gloria Swanson, whose character, Norma Desmond, spoke the line 51 year…

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Picture of the Week, January 31, 2013 by The Charlebois Post

Isn't this a joyous picture? Yves Renaud, a photographer who captures opera splendidly virtually every time he aims his lens, represents, with this shot, all that is good about opera: you al…

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BWW Exclusive: On the Set of SMASH- Krysta Rodriguez on Joining the Family, How She Got the Part & More; Plus New Photos! by BroadwayWorld

SMASH makes it's long-awaited return to the NBC lineup for a second season on Tuesday, February 5 9-10 p.m. ET and will continue in its regular time slot on Tuesday, February 12 10-11 p.m. E…

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STAGE TO SCREENS: Jeremy Jordan Dishes On His New Role as Bad-Boy Heartthrob of NBC's "Smash" by Michael Gioia

Jeremy Jordan, fresh off his Tony-nominated turn as the rebellious paper boy Jack Kelly in Broadway's Newsies, turns up the angst and anger for the second season of NBC's "Smash…

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The Album, January 31, 2013 by The Charlebois Post

Click here to open the gallery.Powered by Cincopa Media Platform for your website and Cincopa MediaSend for file transfer.

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TT: Almanac

"Employment, sir, and hardships, prevent melancholy." Samuel Johnson (quoted in James Boswell, Life of Johnson)...

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Really Really, With Matt Lauria, Zosia Mamet and Evan Jonigkeit, Begins Off-Broadway Run Jan. 31 by Adam Hetrick

The MCC Theater staging of Paul Downs Colaizzo's Really Really, starring Matt Lauria, Zosia Mamet and Evan Jonigkeit, makes its New York premiere Jan. 31 at the Lucille Lortel Theater.

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Motherf**ker With the Hat, With Original Broadway Cast, Begins L.A. Run Jan. 31 by Adam Hetrick

The complete original Broadway cast of Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Motherf**ker with the Hat, including Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale and Annabella Sciorra, reunite for the L.A. Theatre Work…

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Hamish Linklater's The Vandal, With Noah Robbins and Dierdre O'Connell, Opens Jan. 31 by Adam Hetrick

The Vandal, a new dark comedy by actor Hamish Linklater set in Kingston, NY, officially opens Off-Broadway Jan. 30 at the Flea Theater. The cast features Tony Award nominee Zach Gr…

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Eugene O'Neill's Hughie, Starring Richard Schiff, Begins Jan. 31 at the Shakespeare Theatre Company in DC by Michael Gioia

The Shakespeare Theatre Company in DC presents Eugene O'Neill's Hughie beginning Jan. 31 at the company's Lansburgh Theatre. Emmy Award-winning actor Richard Schiff, re…

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Writers' Theatre's Sweet Charity, With Tiffany Topol, Jarrod Zimmerman, Karen Burthwright, Opens Jan. 31 by Michael Gioia

The Writers' Theatre production of Sweet Charity, featuring a book by Neil Simon, music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Dorothy Fields, officially opens Jan. 31, following previews that…

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NYC's Ziegfeld Theatre Offers Free Screening of "Cabaret" Jan. 31 by Andrew Gans

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) continues its latest Road to Hollywood tour around the country with a stop in New York City, where TCM, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and Verizon FiOS present a…

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Euan Morton and Fred Arsenault Star in Yale Rep's Stones in His Pockets, Opening Jan. 31 by Andrew Gans

Yale Repertory Theatre's production of Marie Jones' Stones in His Pockets, about a movie being made in Ireland, arousing the passions of the locals, officially opens Jan. 31 followin…

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Danish Premiere of [title of show] Opens Jan. 31; Victoria Bussert Directs by Kenneth Jones

The Broadway cult-hit musical [title of show] makes its Danish debut Jan. 31 in an American-directed, Danish-language staging opening at the Fredericia Teater in the city of Fredericia, Denm…

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PLAYBILL VAULT'S Today In Theatre History: JANUARY 31 by Anne Bradley and Christopher Reichheld

1903 Future actress Tallulah Bankhead, who can count two U.S. Senators and a Congressman in her family, is born today.

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