Monday, March 2, 2015 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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NEWS: Shakespeare’s Globe enjoys bumper financial year by James Lillywhite

Image: John Wildgoose Shakespeare’s Globe have released their financial report for last year. The theatre saw its highest box office takings for five years in 2014, as well as attracting …

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Clive Owen to make Broadway debut in Pinter's Old Times by Staff and Agencies

The British actor will hit the New York theatre scene in September, starring in a 1971 Harold Pinter playClive Owen will make his Broadway debut in Old Times by Harold Pinter.Roundabout Thea…

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Review: Beautiful The Carole King Musical at curtainup.com-London by Lizzie Loveridge

A show brimful of beautiful tunes for the children of the Sixties .

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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater News: Soho Rep.'s An Octoroon Extends a Final Time at Theatre for a New Audience

The production of Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' play will now close on March 29.

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Theater News: MCC's The Nether Extends at the Lucille Lortel Theatre

The Jennifer Haley drama adds an extra week of performances to its New York debut.

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Editor’s Note for March 2015 by American Theatre Editors

Plays outside the theatre walls are the focus of our two main features; plays outside other theatrical traditions are the subjects of others.

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Evening of Short Plays Leads Audiences Through a Theatrical Feast by Olivia Clement

The WorkShop Theater Company will present an evening of six short plays titled A La Carte: a Feast of New Plays. In each of the plays, of various genres, food motifs are used to exa…

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MCC’s Haunting Whodunit Extends by Olivia Clement

MCC Theater has announced that it will extend performances of Jennifer Haley's The Nether, currently playing Off-Broadway. The New York premiere of the dark, award-winning thrill…

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The Gamm’s Season 31 Offers a Range of Classic and Contemporary Plays by American Theatre Editors

A political satire by George Brant and a drama by Andrew Case about police brutality highlight a season that also includes Williams, Shakespeare and McDonagh.

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Review: The Red Episodes, or Kapow-i GoGo Part 2 by Michael Block

photo courtesy of Keola SimpsonThe sequel. The second season. It’s always hard to beat the original. Or at least compare. Not only do you have to honor your original but you have to win th…

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On the Twentieth Century, Starring Kristin Chenoweth & Peter Gallagher, Pushes Back Opening Night by Imogen Lloyd Webber

The Kristin Chenoweth and Peter Gallagher-led Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century has postponed its opening night to March 15; the musical had been set to open on March 12. The thre…

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The Nether, Starring Merritt Wever & Frank Wood, Extends Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

The New York premiere of Jennifer Haley’s The Nether has extended its off-Broadway run. The MCC production, which was originally set to play through March 15, will now run through Marc…

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VIDEO: Cast of Cuba's RENT Performs 'Seasons of Love' & More by Stage Tube

Below, check out clips from the production, including the show's signature anthem, 'Seasons of Love.'

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The Skivvies to Bring SPLASHDANCE to 42West This Month by BroadwayWorld

Jacob Langfelder presents THE SKIVVIES... Splashdance The undie-rock comedy-pop duo of Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley The Skivvies, will kick off their 42West monthly residency this spring w…

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Review: The Wanderer Goes A-Wandering by Michael Block

When a life is cut short, their legacy lives on. In the case of Isabelle Eberhardt, her writings left a trail of stories and tales about a daring women seeking adventure and freedom. In Eliz…

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Spotlight On...Tori Ernst by Michael Block

Name: Tori ErnstHometown: Harrisburg, PAEducation: BFA from Marymount Manhattan CollegeSelect Credits: World premiere of Chuck Mee's The Four Seasons, Lula in Dutchman by Leroi Jones.Why the…

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STAGE TUBE: Watch Imelda Staunton Belt it Out as 'Mama Rose' in West End's GYPSY! by Stage Tube

The first production to be seen in London for forty years in a strictly limited season, Gypsy opens at the Savoy Theatre on 15 April 2015 with previews from 28 March 2015 and is produced in …

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Theater News: On The Twentieth Century, Starring Kristin Chenoweth, Delays Broadway Opening

The postponement comes on the heels of a week of missed performances by Peter Gallagher, who was recovering from a severe sinus infection.

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Theater News: Tony Danza and the Stars of Honeymoon in Vegas Will Perform at the 92nd Street Y

The cast and creative team will present numbers from Jason Robert Brown's latest Broadway musical.

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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Julianne & Derek Hough to Bring MOVE LIVE ON TOUR 2015 to Madison Square Garden This Summer by BroadwayWorld

Live Nation and Madison Square Garden Entertainment announced today that Julianne Hough and Derek Hough will be bringing MOVE LIVE ON TOUR 2015 to Radio City Music Hall on Thursday, July 9, …

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In Rehearsal With The Cast Of ‘Something Rotten!’ (VIDEO) by Broadway's Best Shows

Check out these hilarious videos from inside the rehearsal room of Broadway’s Something Rotten. Something Rotten opens on Broadway March 23 at the St. James Theatre.

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What Have The ‘Aladdin’ Stars Learned About Love? (VIDEO) by Broadway's Best Shows

The stars of Broadway’s Aladdin, Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed, share what they have learned about love from playing the most romantic couple on Broadway! Check out their game of "…

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Peter Gallagher Will Return To Performances of ‘On The Twentieth Century’ by Broadway's Best Shows

Tony nominee Peter Gallagher will return to performances of On The Twentieth Century beginning tomorrow March 3, 2015. Gallagher has been off sick since February 21 with a severe sinus infec…

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Rebecca Naomi Jones Will Be The Next Yitzhak in ‘Hedwig’ on Broadway by Broadway's Best Shows

Hedwig and the Angry Inch is pleased to announce that Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Passing Strange), will join the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, in the role of Yitzhak, be…

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Hear “Seasons of Love” in Spanish! Watch Clips from Professional Rent in Cuba (Video) by Michael Gioia

Rent is the first full-scale Broadway musical production to be mounted in Havana, Cuba, in over 50 years. Watch highlights from the production, featuring an all-Cuban cast. 

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Cabaret News: Original Tick, Tick...BOOM! Star Amy Spanger to Take the Stage of Birdland

On the Town star Elizabeth Stanley will serve as Spanger's special guest.

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PHOTO CALL: Broadway Returns to Cuba For First Time in 50 Years With Fresh Staging of Rent! by Matthew Blank

A new production of Rent is the first full-scale Broadway musical production to be mounted in Havana, Cuba, in over 50 years. The production, featuring and all-Cuban cast, opened Dec…

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Photos! See So You Think You Can Dance Winner Ricky Ubeda Make His Broadway Debut in On the Town by Broadway.com

So You Think You Can Dance winner Ricky Ubeda officially joined the cast of On the Town on February 27, 2015. Click for photos from his Broadway debut at the Lyric Theatre.

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Alex Sharp & the Cast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Dazzle at Actors Fund Performance by Lindsay Champion

Christopher and his pet rat Toby went on a journey for a good cause on March 1, 2015, when the cast of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time added an extra performance to benefit…

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See Imelda Staunton’s Gutsy Mama Rose Belt “Some People” in Gypsy Revival (Video) by Playbill Staff

Imelda Staunton, the "Harry Potter" actress and U.K. stage veteran who has earned acclaim for her portrayal of Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd, is set to return to the London stage as …

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ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Update - Opening Night Pushed Back Following Leading Man Peter Gallagher's Illness by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway production of On the Twentieth Century will now open on Sunday, March 15, 2015.

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MCC Extends THE NETHER, Starring Emmy Winner Merritt Wever by BroadwayWorld

MCC THEATER has announced that the New York premiere of Jennifer Haley's The Nether directed by Anne Kaufman has now extended through Sunday, March 22, 2015 due to popular and critical accla…

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Hedwig Gets Ready to Rock the Road by Carey Purcell

The Tony-winning Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch will launch a national tour, Playbill.com has learned.

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BWW TV: Puppets are Back on Broadway- Meet the Company of HAND TO GOD! by BroadwayWorld TV

The new American play Hand to God has now begun rehearsals and will open on Broadway on April 7, 2015 at the Booth Theatre 222 West 45th Street, marking the Broadway debut of playwrightRober…

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Star’s Absence Forces New Broadway Opening Night for On the Twentieth Century by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century has postponed its opening night by three days after the show's leading man, Tony Award nominee Peter Gallagher, missed a week of performa…

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In the Spotlight Series: The Company of FINDING NEVERLAND by Walter McBride

Finding Neverland, the glorious new musical under the visionary direction of Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus, will soon arrive on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre 205 West 46th Street. B…

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Tony Danza & More Join 92Y's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Event, 3/15 by BroadwayWorld

Fresh off his Tony Award for The Bridges of Madison County, superstar composer-lyricist Jason Robert Brown is back with a new, Sin City-set musical, Honeymoon in Vegas-which just opened on B…

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Video Flash: Fish in the Dark's Larry David Fights With Charlie Rose on 60 Minutes

Who is Larry David? Charlie will never know.

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Zoë Wanamaker: ‘I had a lot to live up to’ by Lyn Gardner

As she prepares to play poet Stevie Smith, Zoë Wanamaker talks to Lyn Gardner about acting through grief, finding her voice – and why she has never performed in the theatre that bears her…

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A Thin Line Between Love and Hate in ‘The Good Book’ by American Theatre Editors

After taking on Homer with 'An Iliad,' Lisa Peterson and Denis O'Hare tackle the Bible for Chicago's Court Theater---and find that the Scriptures can give as good as they get.

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Up on the Marquee: GIGI by Walter McBride

GIGI, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, will begin previews on Thursday, March 19, with opening night on Wednesday, April 8. Below, B…

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The Playwright’s Playground: Playwright Lisa D’Amour Discusses Process, Transformation, and Her Long Journey with ‘Cherokee’ by Sydney-Chanele Dawkins

In this edition of The Playwright’s Playground, I interview playwright Lisa D’Amour, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and interdisciplinary artist who comes from a long line of female storytell…

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Fun Home Could Fix Broadway’s Lesbian Problem by Onstagecritics

Chris Peterson / OnStage Editor in Chief I have high hopes for Fun Home. The Jeanine Tesori musical based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel, received a ton of praise during … Co…

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What's Playing on Broadway: March 2-8, 2015 by BroadwayWorld

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you this weekly listing of Broadway shows and their show times for the week of March 2-8, 2015.

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ArtsBeat: Clive Owen to Make Broadway Debut in Pinter’s ‘Old Times’ by Patrick Healy

The revival, to be directed by Douglas Hodge, will begin performances in September, the Roundabout Theater Company announced.

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Monday, March 2, 2015 at noon (Broadway Time)
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VIDEO: ALADDIN's Adam Jacobs & Courtney Reed Share What They've Learned About Love by Stage Tube

Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed, the stars of ALADDIN on Broadway sharewhat they've learned from playing Broadway's most romantic couple in this all-new video titled 'You Can't Wish for Love.'

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Rebecca Naomi Jones joins HEDWIG as the next Yitzhak, beginning April 14 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Hedwig and the Angry Inch is pleased to announce that Rebecca Naomi Jones (American Idiot, Passing Strange), will join the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, in the role of Yitzhak, be…

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Dana Ivey, Dakin Matthews to Lead The Acting Company's Staged Reading of THE CRADLE SONG by BroadwayWorld

The Cradle Song, Gregorio Martinez Sierra's tale of a child left at a conventand the extraordinary impact that has on the lives of the nuns, will be presented as a staged reading by The Acti…

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Ives’ ‘Lives’, Harvey Weinstein Benched, Clive Owen Broadway Bound, ‘Hedwig’ Newcomer: Live In NYC by Jeremy Gerard

Clive Owen (The Knick) will make his Broadway debut in a revival of Harold Pinter’s Old Times, directed by Tony Award winner Douglas Hodge (La Cage Aux Folles). Previews for the Roun…

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Helen Mirren To Be Honored at Tonight’s Roundabout Theatre Gala by Broadway's Best Shows

Tonight, March 2, the Roundabout Theatre Company presents its annual 2015 spring gala, entitled "There Is Nothing Like a Dame," in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria. The even…

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March 2, 2015 | Broadway Photo of The Day by Broadway's Best Shows

Broadway’s Best Shows is hunting down the best Broadway-related snaps you created for our newest series: Broadway Photo of the Day! Living in a world in which our daily lives are flood…

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Clive Owen Will Make Broadway Debut In ‘Old Times’ by Broadway's Best Shows

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director)is thrilled to announce the Broadway season opener for Roundabout Theatre Company’s 50th anniversary season: Golden Globe winner …

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Matt Lauer Sits Down With Larry David (VIDEO) by Broadway's Best Shows

Matt Lauer interviewed Larry David on the "Today Show" about his job as a bra salesman, writing for SNL, and his Broadway debut as both star and author of his new comedy ‘Fish …

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Tony-Winning HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Will Launch National Tour! by TV News Desk

Following today's news that Rebecca Naomi Jones will succeed Lena Hall in Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch, BroadwayWorld has confirmed that the Tony-winning production will officially h…

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Clive Owen to Make Broadway Debut in Harold Pinter's 'Old Times' by David Rooney

Part of the Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th anniversary season, the production will be directed by Tony-winning actor Douglas Hodge.read more

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Watch “60 Minutes” Explore “Shy Side” of Fish in the Dark Star Larry David (Plus Outtakes) by Andrew Gans

Larry David, currently on Broadway in his debut play Fish in the Dark, was profiled on the March 1 broadcast of CBS' "60 Minutes."

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Tonight at BAM: The Giddy Pleasures of “Forty Guns” by Trav S.D.

Head’s up, New Yorkers! Tonight at 5:30pm and 9:30pm the Brooklyn Academy of Music will be showing the EXTREMELY enjoyable Barbara Stanwyck western Forty Guns (1957) Written, direct…

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Ariana Grande, Taylor Swift Among Nominees for 2015 RADIO DISNEY MUSIC AWARDS; Full List Announced by TV News Desk

Ariana Grande, One Direction, Taylor Swift, Meghan Trainor and Fifth Harmony are among the top nominees for the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards RDMA. It was announced today during 'Disney Ch…

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Von Trapp Family Actors Recall SOUND OF MUSIC Recording Sessions by Movies News Desk

On March 2nd 1965, RCA released the soundtrack to 20th Century Fox's THE SOUND OF MUSIC, which made its debut on the Billboard album chart just eighteen days later, eventually reaching the N…

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IF/THEN's Janet Krupin Featured on Latest Episode of SOMETHING NEW Podcast by BroadwayWorld

In Episode 308, award-winning musical theatre writer Joel B. New sat down with Janet Krupin, currently featured as a Swing in IFTHEN. Other Broadway credits include BRING IT ON Kylar and HAN…

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Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak & Robert L. Freedman to be Honored at 2015 NYU Tisch Gala by BroadwayWorld

NYU Tisch School of the Arts will host its annual gala honoring Michael C. Hall, Steven Lutvak and Robert L. Freedman, with a special tribute to Mel Silverman, on Monday, May 4, at the Jazz …

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Breaking News: Rebecca Naomi Jones Will Succeed Lena Hall in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH on Broadway! by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's Hedwig and the Angry Inch has announced that Rebecca Naomi Jones American Idiot, Passing Strange, will join the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival, in the role of Yitzhak, be…

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Save over $50 on Gentleman's Guide, the Tony-winning Best Musical by Contests - Broadway

THE BEST MUSICAL 2014 TONY AWARD WINNER, A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE amp MURDER, SAVE UP TO 35

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Roundabout Will Open 50th Anniversary Season with Harold Pinter's OLD TIMES; Oscar Nominee Clive Owen to Star! by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the Broadway season opener for Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th anniversary season Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominee Clive Owen will mak…

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BWW TV Exclusive: Spotlight on the Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS- Meet Sam Strasfeld by BroadwayWorld TV

BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a new video series, which will help you get to know cast members before previews begin. Check back daily to hear from the cast before performances start…

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VIDEO: Kevin Bacon Recalls Epic TONIGHT SHOW 'Footloose' Performance by TV News Desk

The actor recalled his appearance on last year's 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' where, in honor of the 30th anniversary of his iconic 1984 movie 'Footloose,' he came up with the id…

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VIDEO: FISH IN THE DARK's Larry David Visits NBC's 'Today' by TV News Desk

This morning, the man behind both 'Seinfeld' and 'Curb Your Enthusiasm', Larry David, sat down with TODY's Matt Lauer to discuss his new Broadway play, 'Fish in the Dark'.

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Theater News: Maggie Smith to End Her Run on Downton Abbey

The famed British actress has announced her departure from the hit PBS series.

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Original Star of Broadway’s Grease Will Swing Into National Tour of Pippin by Michael Gioia

Adrienne Barbeau, the Tony Award-nominated original Rizzo of Broadway's Grease, will swing into the national tour of Pippin beginning March 31 in Ft. Lauderdale.

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Rebecca Naomi Jones to Star Opposite John Cameron Mitchell in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

It’s Rebecca Naomi Jones’ turn to invest in a packer! The Broadway alum will begin performances as Yitzhak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch on April 14. As previously announced, Lena…

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Comedy Legend Mel Brooks Will Relive Hollywood & Broadway Tales & Tunes in London for One Night Only by Broadway.com

Mel Brooks will take to the London stage for his first ever U.K. solo show. The EGOT-winning comedy legend will present Mel Brooks Live in London at the Prince of Wales Theatre on March 22. …

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Parks & Rec Star Nick Offerman to Headline World Premiere of A Confederacy of Dunces by Beth Stevens

Nick Offerman is set to lead the world premiere A Confederacy of Dunces. The Parks & Recreation star will begin performances in Jeffrey Hatcher’s adaptation on November 11 at the H…

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Oscar Nominee Clive Owen to Headline Harold Pinter’s Old Times on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Oscar nominee Clive Owen will make his Broadway debut in Harold Pinter’s Old Times. Directed by Tony Award winner Douglas Hodge, the Roundabout production will begin previews on Septem…

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Let's Start at the Very Beginning! 50 Fun Facts About The Sound of Music on the Film's 50th Anniversary by Gemma Wilson

Can you believe that the hills have been alive with The Sound of Music for 50 years? It's been five decades since the beloved film version of the musical, starring Julie Andrews as an Au…

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Onstage This Week: Mar. 2-9 by American Theatre Editors

Families both fictive and real, and our alternately shared and shirked responsibility to our fellow humans, related or not, are among the themes highlighted this week onstage.

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Tony Nominee Adrienne Barbeau Will Join High-Flying Cast of PIPPIN National Tour! by BroadwayWorld

The producers of the Tony Award-winning hit Broadway musical PIPPIN have announced that Tony Nominated, ADRIENNE BARBEAU will play the role of Berthe in the national tour of PIPPIN in select…

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Celia Keenan-Bolger and Caissie Levy Will Make Some Noise in Celebration of Gavin Creel’s Return to by Michael Gioia

Make Some Noise, a concert welcoming Gavin Creel back to the U.S. and Broadway — that was to be held in late January, but was postponed due to Winter Storm Juno — has bee…

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At Edgemont, going out Strong in ‘Urinetown’ by Peter D. Kramer

Joshua Roman has acted in musicals before, but never at Edgemont High School. That changes this week, when the 17-year-old senior leads the cast of the quirky and irreverent “Urinetown…

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A near victory for Kander and Pierce’s Kid Victory by Tim Treanor

At its best, Kid Victory is a secular high mass, both sacred and profane, with insight as sweet as its music, and music as sweet as honey from the Garden of Eden. And then, there are other t…

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TACT says a musical goodbye with its own Broadway Hit Parade by Guest Writer

On a cool April evening in 1996, a professional production of the musical Lady In the Dark lit up a darkened theater and thrilled audiences for the first time since the show’s 1941 run. Th…

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In The Wings: Our Chat With Field Hockey Hot Actress Jennie Eisenhower by Bryan Butler

My name is… Jennie Eisenhower. I also answer to Julie, Jeanie and Ike, but NOT Jennifer—it’s Jennie on my birth certificate.

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'Fashions for Men' a handsome revival at the Mint Theater

'Fashions for Men' a handsome revival at the Mint Theater Joe Dziemianowicz Ferenc Molnar's 1917 comedy 'Fashions for Men' back in a handsome revival at the Mint Theater.

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Theater News: Oscar Nominee Clive Owen to Make His Broadway Debut in Old Times

The Roundabout Theatre Company production of this Harold Pinter classic will be directed by La Cage Aux Folles Tony winner Douglas Hodge.

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Alex Sharp Will Host First Shubert Theatre Festival for NYC Public Schools at Broadway’s Imperial by Michael Gioia

The first Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival for NYC Public Schools will be held March 9 at Broadway's Imperial Theatre. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Tim…

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Greenwich Author Says 'Star-Spangled Banner' Deserves A National Anthem Day by Susan Dunne

Eighty-four years ago, on March 3, 1931, President Herbert Hoover made "The Star-Spangled Banner" the national anthem of the United States. Hoover's signature on the congressional decree mad…

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When is busking art? In New York, the police decides by Daniel Genis

New York law has allowed buskers to play since 1970, but when armed critics decide what’s not art, performers can forgo applause for handcuffs Continue reading...

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Bring on the haters: how a poetry-slam is combatting Islamophobia by Daryl Lindsey

What do you do if your inbox is clogged up with anti-Muslim hate mail? Turn it into a cabaret show. Daryl Lindsey reports from Berlin on a strangely joyful evening of horrendous abuse…

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Fuse Music Commentary Series: Jazz and the Piano Concerto — Who Will Program? by Steve Elman

My data might be depressing for anyone who wants a lot of novelty in the concert hall. But I found that some orchestras are taking more risks than the pessimists say.

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Rebecca Naomi Jones Will Be Broadway’s New Yitzhak in Hedwig and the Angry Inch by Carey Purcell

Rebecca Naomi Jones, currently starring in Big Love at Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre, will join the Broadway cast of Hedwig and the Angry Inch, playing the role of Yitzhak, starti…

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Clive Owen Heads to Broadway for ‘Old Times’

Clive Owen will make his Broadway debut in the fall, toplining a Roundabout Theater Company revival of Harold Pinter’s “Old Times.” Douglas Hodge, the British actor who won…

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Old Times starring Clive Owen will open our 50th Anniversary Season by Todd Haimes

I am thrilled to share the news of another exciting production for our 50th Anniversary Season. It is my pleasure to announce that Clive Owen will be making his Broadway debut in Harold Pin…

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Closer’s Clive Owen Sets Broadway Debut in Pinter Play for Roundabout by Andrew Gans

Roundabout Theatre Company will kick off its 50th season with Harold Pinter's Old Times, which will feature the Broadway debut of Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominee Clive Owen…

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Theater News: Rebecca Naomi Jones to Become Hedwig's Next Broadway Husband

Jones takes over for Lena Hall, who departs the company on April 4.

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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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'A Confederacy of Dunces' With Nick Offerman to Premiere in Boston by David Rooney

The 'Parks and Recreation' star will play the beleauguered hero of John Kennedy Toole's cult novel in a stage adaptation by Jeffrey Hatcher.read more

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People’s Light Slates Seven-Show Season of Dramas, Comedies and Musicals by American Theatre Editors

The Pennsylvania theatre includes dramas by Laura Schellhardt and Zak Berkman, a new Musketeers musical, a Jane Austen adaptation and more.

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Which “American Idol” Winner Would Like to Be a Funny Girl on Broadway? by Andrew Gans

Kelly Clarkson, the winner of the first season of the long-running Fox singing competition "American Idol," recently discussed her Broadway dreams with Entertainment Weekly.

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Theatre Review: ‘Anything Goes’ at Warner Theatre by Lynne Menefee

The national tour of Cole Porter’s Anything Goes sailed into Warner Theatre this past week for a two night run. The original production won three 2011 Tony Awards including Best Revival of…

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Giving the devil his due in Harrison’s ‘Yankees’ by Peter D. Kramer

If there was a word to describe Paul, the character Troy Trippiccio played in Harrison High School’s production of “A Chorus Line” last year, he said it’d be “s…

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Grammy Winner and Tony Nominee Team Up to Re-Imagine Afro-Cuban Carmen by Olivia Clement

Tectonic Theater Project will present dance and music excerpts from Carmen: An Afro-Cuban Musical, a new development piece, for invited guests March 6 in NYC.

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Theater News: Nick Offerman Will Star in World-Premiere Stage Adaptation of A Confederacy of Dunces

The Pulitzer Prize-winning novel will make its stage debut at the Huntington Theatre Company.

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GIGI resumes rehearsals in New York City today for Broadway production by Jim Byk

The new Broadway production of Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe’s beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, resumes rehearsals today, Monday, March 2, in New York City.…

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A “Sexily Disturbing” Show Will Utilize Rap and Horror Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Animal Parts will present Revenge of the Popinjay at Dixon Place in downtown New York. Created by Anthony Johnston, the experimental theatrical piece explores LGBT themes and blends original…

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Off-Broadway Theater Review: John and Jen by Lauren Yarger

Kate Baldwin and Conor Ryan Photo: Carol RoseggA Sweet Musical About Love and Letting GoBy Lauren YargerThe more I thought about it, the more I liked the sweet little musical John and Jen, g…

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‘Watch on the Rhine’ at Colonial Players by Winters Geimer

Watch on the Rhine takes place during a seldom explored or even talked about era in American history. After the Great Depression and The New Deal, but before the bombing of Pearl Harbor ther…

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Industry Ticket Offers by Bt

Yankee Tavern - American Blues Theater at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. is offering a limited number of $15 Industry tickets for Thursday night performances through Mar…

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Watch Crusty Curmudgeon, Jerk & Broadway Playwright/Star Larry David Discuss Latest Venture Fish in the Dark by Ryan McPhee

Who is Larry David? That’s just what 60 Minutes correspondant Charlie Rose attempted to uncover in a recent profile with the Fish in the Dark star and creator. Before the deep psychoan…

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Lorna Luft to Headline Garland Show Judy: The Life and Music of a Hollywood Legend by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Zing go the strings of our hearts! The only Judy Garland show in the world authorized by the Garland Estate is set for a U.K. tour, led by her daughter, Lorna Luft. Helmed by Christopher Man…

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Susan Smith Blackburn Prize To Be Awarded Tonight by Broadway's Best Shows

The 2014-15 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, which honors female playwrights, is given March 2 in New York City. The winner is awarded a cash prize of $25,000. The nominees follow: Lisa D’…

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Elvis @ 54 Below by Barry

Elvis Will Be in the Building! Scott Siegel Presents Salute to Rock ‘n Roll Legend on March 7. Composer/Hit Maker Larry Gatlin to Guest                         By: …

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Paper Mill Brings in Name Artists, World Premiere Musicals for 77th Season by American Theatre Editors

The New Jersey musical-theater company plans premieres of 'A Bronx Tale' and 'Bandstand' and revivals of 'Pump Boys' and 'West Side Story.'

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Nick Offerman to Lead World Premiere of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in Boston by BroadwayWorld

Huntington Theatre Company, the 2013 recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award and Boston magazine's Best Theatre of 2013 and 2014, announced today the world premiere production of A Con…

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Vanessa Hudgens & the Cast of GIGI Begin Rehearsals for Broadway Run Today by BroadwayWorld

The new Broadway production of Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, resumes rehearsals today, Monday, March 2, in New York City.

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Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Kendrick Among SHORTY AWARD Nominees by TV News Desk

Neil Patrick Harris, Laverne Cox, Anna Kendrick, Mindy Kaling, Chris Pratt, Shonda Rhimes, Taylor Swift and Mark Ruffalo among this year's nominees for the 7th Annual SHORTY AWARDS

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BWW Interviews: Patrick Page Talks Paper Mill's HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME by Caryn Robbins

Today, Page speaks exclusively to BWW about this new musical adaptation of the Victor Hugo classic.

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Theatre News: Shakespeare's Globe reports bumper year

The historic venue accounted for ten percent of all London play-going in 2014

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Features: Michael Coveney on Maggie Smith's 'unique' stage career

Hints that Dame Maggie will no longer appear on stage signal the end of an illustrious chapter, writes her biographer

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London’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Will Welcome New Willy Wonka by Mark Shenton

Jonathan Slinger is to take over as Willy Wonka in the London production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, beginning performances May 4.

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Hamilton on Broadway! SpongeBob too? Big Love, Brooklynite. The Week in New York Theater by New York Theater

The Sound of Music premiered in movie theaters 50 years ago today, starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, an anniversary marked far more prominently than the opening of this Rodgers…

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‘God of Carnage’ at The Little Theatre of Alexandria by Chuck Leonard

As the curtain opens on God of Carnage, Veronica Novak (Karen Shotts) is walking on eggshells, trying to have an adult conversation with the parents of the child who hit her son with a stick…

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Maggie Smith admits stage work has become ‘too exhausting’ by Georgia Snow

Maggie Smith has admitted that she is unlikely to return to the stage because the process of performing everyday is too exhausting.

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Tympanic Theatre Company Ties Plays to the Tracks (Album Tracks, That Is) by American Theatre Editors

A Chicago troupe explores a new way to build short-play festivals around a theme: taking inspiration from seminal rock albums.

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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Alive and loving it: Mel Brooks to perform first ever London solo show by Ben Beaumont-Thomas

Comedy writer and performer behind The Producers and Blazing Saddles to bring ‘introspective retrospective’ to West EndMel Brooks, the writer behind some of Hollywood’s most raucous an…

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Demetri Martin review – a comic who has perfected his voice by Elise Czajkowski

Town Hall, New YorkOver a decade after winning best comic at Edinburgh, Martin has pared down his presentation and allowed consistently funny and clever jokes to shine Continue reading...

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The economics of Arthur Miller: salesmen, dockers and gilded preachers by Veronica Horwell

From All My Sons to The Crucible and beyond, the great playwright captured America’s financial, as well as existential, desperationArthur Miller called The American Clock, which premiered …

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Artists don't deserve tax breaks any more than street sweepers by Rupert Christiansen

Arts Question Time (BBC Four) made a hash of this opportunity to discuss the future of the arts, says Rupert Christiansen

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Rupert Goold: ‘Relying on private sector funding makes me uneasy’ by David Hutchison

Rupert Goold has revealed he feels uneasy about theatres relying on corporate and philanthropic funding, as it may influence the work they

Linked From The Stage at 10:52AM

At Hendrick Hudson, ‘Our Town’ to Whoville by Peter D. Kramer

Travis Ramirez has played it serious, as the haunted church organist Simon Stimson in “Our Town.” He played it madcap backstage in “Fiddler on the Roof,” playing all …

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Shaw sees the future: Back to Methuselah by Brett Steven Abelman

It’s difficult to come into the middle of something, but, to take a stab at a George Bernard Shaw-like observation, aren’t we all living all our lives having come into the middle…

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Shear Madness: Still crazy after all these years by Kelly McCorkendale

Before the lights fall and the audience settles, on stage, Mike (Adi Stein) endures a slapstick shampooing and hair cut by madcap stylist Tony (Michael Litchfield), the flamboyantly gay owne…

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Things Get “Weird” As Hamilton Receives a Visit From Comedy Legend by Matthew Blank

Hamilton, the hot new musical by Tony Award-winning In the Heights star and creator Lin-Manuel Miranda, received a visit from famed musician and parodist "Weird Al" Yankovi…

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CervelliOnStage Review: "Fashions For Men" by Joseph Cervelli

A charming show played with beguiling perfection by Joe Delafield. Review will appear in the Suburbanite and other North Jersey Media Newspapers on Thursday, March 3.

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Hotcha! Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake Will Razzle Dazzle 'Em in Chicago at The Hippodrome by Ryan Gilbert

She’s trading in politics for all that jazz! Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake will take the stage in an “unprecedented act of courage” when she joins the cast of th…

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Mahler’s Fifth Symphony with the University of Maryland Symphony Orchestra at The Clarice by David Rohde

Not just any conservatory or university school of music can mount a concert featuring Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 5. It may not have familiar tunes, but Mahler’s Fifth is a landmark com…

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Nuns Raise an Abandoned Baby in Cradle Song, with Dana Ivey by Andrew Gans

A baby abandoned at a convent transforms the lives of a group of nuns in The Cradle Song, Gregorio Martinez Sierra’s 1927 drama getting a reading March 9 by The Acting Com…

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“Sister to a Fiend”: incantation, energy, and terrific force by Stormy Budwig

Culturebot contributor Stormy Budwig chats with Sam Kim about the premier of "Sister to a Fiend" at Gibney Dance March 4-7.

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Photo Coverage: SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Winner Ricky Ubeda Joins the Cast of ON THE TOWN! by Jennifer Broski

The new Broadway revival of On The Town welcomed 'SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE' winner and 'America's Favorite Dancer' Ricky Ubeda to the cast last night, February 27, 2015 for a limited engag…

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Up on the Marquee: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU by Walter McBride

IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU, a new musical comedy directed by David Hyde Pierce in his Broadway directorial debut, will open at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre 256 West 47th Street. With an original boo…

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Twitter Watch: Go Inside Jonathan Groff's HAMILTON Coronation! by Bww Staff

On Twitter Watch, Lin Manuel Miranda wrote Coronation.

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VIDEO: Alec Baldwin Teams with Chance on Freestyle Beatboxing Rap by Movies News Desk

Chance the Rapper and Alec Baldwin were in Chicago over the weekend for the Young Chicago Authors event, the unlikely duo did the most unlikely thing when they teamed up for a freestyle.

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Eddie Redmayne to Lend Voice to Upcoming THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE Film by Movies News Desk

Eddie Redmayne will lend his voice to an upcoming animated film based on the popular Thomas the Tank Engine U.K. children's TV series,

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VIDEO: Neil Patrick Harris Shares THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE Obsession in All-New Funny or Die Video by TV News Desk

Neil Patrick Harris is the world's biggest Thomas amp Friends fan, and he's not about to let some little kids take that away from him.

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Features: 21 openings in March that should be on your radar

We take a look at some of the theatre highlights of the month

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Theatre News: Mel Brooks brings solo show to West End

The man behind The Producers will play for one night only at the Prince of Wales Theatre

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Filling big shoes to play ‘Dolly’ in Yorktown by Peter D. Kramer

Yorktown High School’s Gabby Landicino said the sky is the limit this year, as she tackles one of musical theaters plummest parts: Dolly Levi in “Hello, Dolly!” “You …

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Fuse Remembrance: Jazz Trumpeter Extraordinaire Clark Terry by Michael Ullman

Gradually, Clark Terry developed on the trumpet the rounded, full tone that became so distinctive.

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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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GRACE NOTES: Monday, March 2, 2015 by Susan Grace

Today’s Highlights: * Lincoln Center Theater‘s The Mystery of Sex, by Bathsheba Doran, directed by Sam Gold, featuring Diane Lane, Tony Shalhoub, Mamoudou Athie and Gayle Rankin, opens …

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A Brief History of Sex by Diep Tran

Chiara Atik’s Five Times in One Night is the latest atypical offering from EST/Youngblood — Playwright Chiara Atik does not like watching sex. On stage at least. “I always …

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PHOTO CALL: Jeffry Denman, Christiane Noll, Sarah Litzsinger Star in New John Kander Musical Kid Vic by Krissie Fullerton

Kid Victory, the world-premiere musical from famed composer John Kander and playwright Greg Pierce, officially opened Feb. 28 following previews that began Feb. 17 at the Signature Theat…

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Maggie Smith Will Depart “Downton Abbey” by Andrew Gans

Dame Maggie Smith, who stars as Dowager Countess of Grantham on the hit PBS series "Downton Abbey," will depart the program after its sixth season, according to Variety.

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Interview with Lyricist Amanda Green by Ted Sod

Education Dramaturg Ted Sod interviews lyricist Amanda Green about On the Twentieth Century. Ted Sod: Where were you born and educated and when did you decide to write for the musical theat…

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Ahrens and Flaherty Crafting a Concert Version of Importance by Robert Viagas

The composing team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Rocky) and librettist Terrence McNally are preparing a streamlined “concert version” of their 2002 musica…

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Ailey in Opelika by Michael Kaiser

My favorite memory of my 30-year arts management career was attending a performance by the Alvin Ailey American Dance...

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Theatre News: Full West End Gypsy cast announced

The production at the Savoy starring Imelda Staunton is the show's first West End outing in 40 years

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Theatre News: Exclusive: All-male Pirates of Penzance returns for UK tour

Full casting has been announced for the WhatsOnStage Award-winning production, which is returning to our shores in April

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VIDEO: Sneak Peek - 'Looking for Glory' on Next LOOKING on HBO by TV News Desk

On the next episode of HBO's LOOKING titled 'Looking for Glory,' Dom makes progress on his chicken take-out window, Patrick and Kevin go to GaymerX and Agustin confronts the risks of sex wit…

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Maggie Smith to Exit DOWNTON ABBEY Following Season 6 by TV News Desk

Variety reports that Maggie Smith, who portrays fan favorite Dowager Countess of Grantham in the historical drama, revealed that next season will be her last.

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 3/2/15- SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE by Stage Tube

Today in 1995, Smokey Joe's Cafe opened at the Virginia Theatre now the August Wilson Theatre where it ran for 2036 performances. Smokey Joe's Cafe is a musical revue showcasing 39 pop stand…

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THE SOUND OF MUSIC Cast Members - Where Are They Now? by Movies News Desk

Today, CNN takes a look at where the film's cast members are now, including the actors who portrayed Liesl, Friedrich, Greta and the rest of the von Trapp clan.

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10 Male Ballads That Will Make You Swoon by Sara Jensen

Just like most of the musical theatre community, I spent all of last weekend obsessing over the release of the Last Five Years film. I have been in love with that music for years and had bee…

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VIDEO: Lady Gaga, Taylor Kinney Take Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Charity Event by BroadwayWorld

Taylor Kinney and his fiancee Lady Gaga joined a group of brave swimmers on Sunday to take the Polar Plunge in Chicago.

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Behind the Velvet Curtain by Trav S.D.

Filed under: Burlesk, Contemporary Variety, PLUGS Tagged: Beauty Bar, Behind the Velvet Curtain, Bettina May, burlesque

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Behind The Sound of Music: Why the Real Maria Went to the von Trapps’ by Lily Rothman

When the movie of The Sound of Music premiered 50 years ago, on Mar. 2, 1965, the world learned the story of would-be nun Maria, whose superiors, at their wits’ end over her flightines…

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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Closer at curtainup.com-London by Lizzie Loveridge

Patrick Marber's "truth, lies and relationships" hit of the 1990s gets a revival at the Donmar

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Review: Fashions For Men at curtainup.com/ by Elyse Sommer

One of Ferenc Molnar's lesser known plays given a second life by New York's favorite theatrical antique treasure hunter, the Mint Theater .

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Review: Abundance at curtainup.com/ by Jacob Horn

Beth Henley's revisionist story of female friendship in the West takes American mythology as a ripe target for deconstruction.

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Mel Brooks to Play West End’s Prince of Wales Theatre by Mark Shenton

Mel Brooks is to present his first-ever solo U.K. show, Mel Brooks Live in London, at the West End's Prince of Wales Theatre for one-night only March 22.

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Alan Ayckbourn to Premiere 79th Play and Direct Revival of Confusions by Mark Shenton

Alan Ayckbourn is to premiere his 79th play, Hero's Welcome, as part of the 60th anniversary season at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre that he used to run, and which ha…

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Poll: Would a Labour government be better for the arts? by The Stage

Ed Miliband has promised that arts policy will be “at the heart of the government” if Labour gains power in this year’s

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Big Love – Dazzling at the Signature by Sandi Durell

      by: Carol Rocamora       In a time of tight budgets and small-cast, one-set shows, Charles Mee’s extravagant imagination is a breath of fresh theatrical…

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Nick Offerman to take lead in stage version of A Confederacy of Dunces by Ben Beaumont-Thomas

The Parks and Recreation actor and woodworking enthusiast is to take on one of US fiction’s most well-loved comic creationsNick Offerman, the actor who gained fame as ultra-masculine moust…

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The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas, Chichester Festival Theatre, review: 'fanciful dreck' by Dominic Cavendish

This stage adaptation is distressing for all the wrong reasons, says Dominic Cavendish

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Minor Quibbles Aside, Success Still In The Cards For Gin Game by Bill Hirschman

More so than the play’s sudden violence or its firecracker bursts of profanity, it’s The Gin Game’s references to nursing homes as God’s waiting rooms that stick with you in Evening …

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Review: Four/Jackalope Theatre by Alex Huntsberger

Christopher Shinn’s “Four” first premiered in 2001 and over a decade later it seems very much a product of its times. First of all there’s the setting: Hartford, 1996, the Fourth of …

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Photo Flash: Cate Blanchet & More Attend World Premiere of Disney's CINDERELLA by Movies News Desk

The stars of Disney's CINDERELLA stopped traffic at the World Premiere of Kenneth Branagh's breathtaking live-action feature at the legendary El Capitan Theatre on Hollywood Blvd

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WAKE UP with BWW 3/2/2015 - 'LOVE AND SEX', Galas Galore, THE LAST SHIP Reunion and More! by Jessica Showers

Good morning, BroadwayWorld Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it Today's big news THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX opens off-…

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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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BWW's On This Day - March 2, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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VIDEO: Larry David Talks FISH IN THE DARK; '60 Minutes' Interview & More by TV News Desk

On last night's 60 MINUTES, David spoke to correspondent Charlie Rose about his childhood, his career and his new Broadway show.

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Photo Flash: Lara Pulver and Gemma Sutton Join Imelda Staunton in West End's GYPSY by BroadwayWorld

Joining Imelda Staunton, who stars as the indomitable Momma Rose in the West End transfer of Jonathan Kent's production of Gypsy, are Lara Pulver and Gemma Sutton who reprise the roles of Lo…

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All the Rave’n: Serenade by Sandi Durell

              by: JK Clarke   There’s an interesting thing happening in the theater world. Immersive theater, in different variations, is emerging a…

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A Warm Chill: The Winter’s Tale by Sandi Durell

  by: JK Clarke         No one anticipates an onslaught of madness. When it comes, it’s swift and sudden, taking everyone (even its originator) by surprise, often.…

Linked From Theater Pizzazz at 07:29AM

The 10 most surprising Sound of Music covers by Siobhan Palmer

The artists who have made the Sound of Music songs their own

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A star is reborn: Judy Garland to be played by daughter in new show by Ben Beaumont-Thomas

Lorna Luft will take the lead in a jukebox musical about her mother, Judy Garland, authorised by the star’s estate and with Arlene Phillips as creative directorJudy Garland’s daughter Lo…

Linked From The Guardian at 07:19AM

Milton Jones review – pun-loving comedian's desert island adventure by Brian Logan

The Hawth, CrawleyThe shock-haired master of wordplay unearths some terrific one-liners in a comedy quest to revive his archaeology career Continue reading...

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Judy Garland's daughter to star in musical of her mother's life by Siobhan Palmer

Former Strictly Come Dancing judge Arlene Philips is creative director on a new Judy Garland show.

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Imelda Staunton Will Have a New Herbie When Gypsy Transfers to the West End by Mark Shenton

Peter Davison will join the company of Gypsy in the role of Herbie when Chichester Festival Theatre's production transfers to the West End; he will star opposite Imelda Staunton…

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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Lorna Luft, Louise Dearman and More Will Star in U.K. Tour of Judy The Life and Music of a Hollywoo by Mark Shenton

Lorna Luft will star in Judy — The Life and Music of a Hollywood Legend, which will begin performances May 8 at Edinburgh's Playhouse Theatre ahead of a U.K. tour. Also in the …

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Blogs: Matt Trueman: Choosing what to review is a critical choice

'Critics should represent the spectrum of theatre being made as fully as possible'

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Diane Lane and Tony Shalhoub Star in LCT's THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX, Opening Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Lincoln Center Theater welcomes Mamoudou Athie, Diane Lane, Gayle Rankin, and Tony Shalhoub in its production of The Mystery of Love and Sex, a new play by Bathsheba Doran. The production, w…

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THE LAST SHIP Company Reunites in Concert Tonight at 54 Below by BroadwayWorld

THE LAST SHIP played its final performance on Broadway on Saturday, January 24, but fans still have another chance to catch the cast in action. Tonight, March 2 930PM, they will reunite at 5…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:52AM

Sheldon Best Among 2015 Martin E. Segal Award Winners; Audra McDonald Hosts Tonight's Gala by BroadwayWorld

The recipients of the 2015 Martin E. Segal Awards, this year, expanded to encompass nominees from all of Lincoln Center's resident organizations, were announced today by Lincoln Center Presi…

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Helen Mirren Honored Tonight at Roundabout's 2015 Gala; Laura Benanti, Kristin Chenoweth & More to Perform by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company presents its annual 2015 Spring Gala 'There is Nothing Like a Dame' tonight, March 2, 2015 in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf Astoria 301 Park Avenue, NYC. The e…

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Felicity Huffman Hosts Atlantic Theater Company's 30th Anniversary Gala Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Atlantic Theater Company will present its landmark 30th Anniversary Gala tonight, March 2, 2015 at The Pierre 2 East 61 Street hosted by Atlantic Founding Ensemble Member and Academy Award n…

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Lisa D'Amour, Heidi Schreck & More Among Finalists for 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize; Ceremony Set for Today by BroadwayWorld

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize previously announced 12 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. The winner of the 2014-201…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:52AM

The young ones: Rik, Ade and the 80s alternative comedy gang – in pictures by Guardian Staff

When photographer Trevor Rogers moved out of his old studio he rediscovered his archive of portraits of the 1980s alternative comedy boom. Now, his snaps of Rik, Ade, Dawn, Jennifer and frie…

Linked From The Guardian at 06:16AM
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Lippy (Young Vic) - 'devilishly smart'

Last year's Fringe First Award-winner has transferred to the Young Vic

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The Secret Jewish History of Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor had several early Jewish collaborators, including Mel Brooks. But a new biography says things were not always smooth between the funny man and the Tribe. Click here for the res…

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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Bryan Cranston to produce JM Barrie musical Finding Neverland by Associated Press

Breaking Bad star joins team for Harvey Weinstein’s Broadway show about the Peter Pan authorThe upcoming Broadway musical Finding Neverland has found a new producer to join its ranks: Brya…

Linked From The Guardian at 04:58AM

'Grease' is the word at Kinnelon High School

"Grease" will rock 'n' roll on the stage at Kinnelon High School on March 6 and 7, as the KHS Theatre Company makes its final preparations for its annual musical production.

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A blossoming story written by Pequannock resident on stage in March

"In the Car With Blossom and Len" premiers this weekend at the Centenary Stage Company. The award-winning play was written by Pequannock's Joni Fritz.

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Monday, March 2, 2015 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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DH Lawrence's plays lasted better than his novels by Charles Spencer

In a trilogy of plays set in the mining communities, DH Lawrence anticipated not only the theatrical kitchen-sink realism of the Fifties, but also television soaps such as Coronation Street

Linked From The Telegraph at 03:44AM

Fashions for Men by Theasy.com

Fashions for Men Off Broadway, Mint Theater Reviewed by Dave Osmundsen BOTTOM LINE: Hilarious, heartbreaking, and gorgeously designed, Fashions for Men is a deftly-constructed examination …

Linked From Theatre is Easy at 03:19AM

Debbie Voigt: Voigt Lessons at 92Y by Sarah B. Roberts

Last week Debbie Voigt presented the new York City premier of her one woman show "Voigt Lessons" at the 92nd Street Y last Thursday night.  And girl, there were lessons to be …

Linked From Adventures in the Endless Pursuit of Entertainment at 03:16AM

The Millennial Worker Takeover by Sarah Marczynski

THE MILLENNIALS ARE TAKING OVER THE WORLD!! Well, we’re not taking over quite yet, but in less than a decade, the millennial generation (people born between 1981 and 2000) will be the larg…

Linked From artshacker.com at 03:00AM
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO CALL: Jessica Vosk Debuts at 54 Below with Andréa Burns, Martha Plimpton and Rebecca Lu by Joseph Marzullo

Jessica Vosk, who was seen in Broadway's The Bridges of Madison County, made her NYC solo debut Feb. 27 at 54 Below in I Came From Jersey For This! 

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Plan your week’s theatre: top tickets by Lyn Gardner

Get into the festival spirit this week with Sprint and Women of the World in London, and Sick! in Manchester and Brighton – and catch Juliette Binoche as Antigone, great Finnish circus and…

Linked From The Guardian at 02:19AM

The sponsorship files: who funds our biggest arts institutions by Susanna Rustin and George Arnett

We now know what BP pays the Tate to get its logo on posters. But what do other institutions receive from their donors – and how much would you pay to have dinner with a Viking? Continue r…

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Mark Shenton: Why Barbara Cook is worth the trip to New York by Mark Shenton

For passionate theatre fans, the other great theatre city in the English-speaking world after London is surely New York. I’ve been visiting

Linked From The Stage at 02:00AM

Ruby Wax's Sane New World: the funny side of depression by Laura Barnett

Ruby Wax's new stage show is about anxiety, rehab and the finer points of neuroscience - but, she tells Laura Barnett, it'll still make you laugh

Linked From The Telegraph at 02:00AM
Monday, March 2, 2015 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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‘The Three Musketeers’ at Encore Stage & Studio by Julia L. Exline

Encore Stage & Studio presents The Three Musketeers, adapted for the stage and composed by Matthew Heap, with direction by Susan Alison Keady. A large number of young actors (over 25 tot…

Linked From DC Metro Theater Arts at 01:48AM

60 Days, 60 Cast Recordings: Day 13~ Closer Than Ever by Onstagecritics

Chris Peterson / OnStage Editor in Chief Over the next 60 days, everyday we will be featuring and reviewing a musical cast recording. The purpose behind this is to try … Continue readi…

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Script Analysis for Actors by Lindsay Price

Whether you’re performing your first role or your fortieth, Theatrefolk has a great roundup of guides to help you prepare for your role, to analyze the script from a few different ang…

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Monday, March 2, 2015 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Sweating Equity by Rob Weinert-Kendt

The last thing I wrote about the controversy over L.A.’s Equity 99-Seat Plan, for American Theatre magazine, was more personal than the typical news report; I felt I couldn’t help but in…

Linked From The Wicked Stage at 12:57AM

Abundance by Darryl Reilly

This post is by Darryl Reilly Inspired by real life events of the 1860's and concerned with telling the relatively unknown stories of women pioneers, "Abundance" is highly engrossing, steepe…

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Episode 308 - Janet Krupin by Joel B. New

Janet Krupin is a vocalist and writer for the EDM duo Trillium, whose Aurora EP is now available on iTunes. She’s been on Broadway in Bring It On (Kylar), If/Then (Swing), and Hands on A H…

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Cast of Sting’s The Last Ship Rallies for Tonight’s Reunion Concert by Andrew Gans

Cast members from the Sting musical The Last Ship, which ended its Broadway run Jan. 24, reunite March 2 at 54 Below.

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Newly Expanded Segal Awards Presented at Lincoln Center Tonight; Audra McDonald Hosts by Carey Purcell

Audra McDonald, who recently won her sixth Tony Award for her performance in Lady Day at Emerson's Bar and Grill, hosts the Martin E. Segal Awards, which are presented March 2 a…

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Laura Benanti, Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming and Kelli O’Hara Honor Helen Mirren at Tonight’s Roun by Michael Gioia

Roundabout Theatre Company, under the artistic direction of Todd Haimes, presents its annual 2015 spring gala, entitled There Is Nothing Like a Dame, March 2 in the Grand Ballroom of the Wal…

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Rarely Heard Songs Captured On Fun Home Star’s New “Rodgers, Rodgers & Guettel” Album by Adam Hetrick

Judy Kuhn, who returns to Broadway this spring in the new musical Fun Home, will record an album dedicated to the music of Richard Rodgers, his daughter Mary Rodgers and her son Adam Guettel…

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PLAYBILL VAULT’S Today In Theatre History: MARCH 2 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley and Ernio Hernandez

1900 Composer Kurt Weill is born today in Dessau, Germany. He will compose the score for Bertolt Brecht's Threepenny Opera, and Mahagonny. Among his many works, Lady in the Dark will be …

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Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Awarded Today; Finalists Include Lisa D’Amour’s Airline Highway and Heid by Carey Purcell

The 2014-15 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, which honors female playwrights, is given March 2 in New York City.

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Director Says Audiences Will “Root For Carrie Till She Kills You” in New Immersive Staging by Sheryl Flatow

The fourth wall will be shattered for audiences at La Mirada Theatre when they attend a high school prom gone horrifically wrong in the immersive production of the cult musical Carrie.

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Gay Identity, Race and Family Deepen The Mystery of Love and Sex, Opening Off-Broadway Tonight by Adam Hetrick

Academy Award nominee Diane Lane and Tony nominee Tony Shalhoub return to the New York Stage in Bathsheba Doran's The Mystery of Love & Sex, which officially opens Off-Broadw…

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InDepth InterView: Rachel Potter Talks New Album, NOT SO BLACK & WHITE, Plus Looks Back At EVITA, WICKED, THE X FACTOR & More by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are talking to one of the breakout stars of Season 3 of FOX's recent reality competition series THE X FACTOR and a stalwart Broadway regular in her own right, the passionate and ver…

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Dance review: Attack Theatre divides, conquers in 'Between'

On the surface, Attack Theatre’s latest mainstage show might have claimed the name “Between” because it was performed in between performances of the Pittsburgh Opera’s “Sumeid…

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