Tuesday, January 18, 2005 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Isn't That Annoying? By: Craig Coursey

A primer on how to behave when you attend the theater.

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Devoted Students Rally to Help a Music Teacher By DANIEL J. WAKIN

Former students of Helen Hobbs Jordan, teacher to stars like Bette Midler and Melissa Manchester, are holding a benefit this month to help pay her rent.

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The Siegel Column

Ute Lemper sizzles at the Caf Carlyle and Sam Harris soars at Joe's Pub but, as far as Barbara and Scott are concerned, Aphrodisiac flunks at PS 122.

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Lloyd Webber may sell entertainment empire

Millionaire musical composer Andrew Lloyd Webber may soon be singing all the way to the bank after getting an offer for his Really Useful Group, worth up to 500 million pounds.

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Los Angeles Review

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The unlikely star of 'Spamalot' BY HEDY WEISS

In the months leading up to the opening of "Monty Python's Spamalot," it was the well-known triad of male stars -- Tim Curry, Hank Azaria and David Hyde Pierce -- who garnered most of the at…

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Actors Exit One Troupe to Build Another By DINITIA SMITH

Disaffected members of the Jean Cocteau Repertory have managed to successfully recreate the troupe's former ideals with the Phoenix Theater Ensemble.

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Arts, Briefly

More Outdoor Shakespeare

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Virginia Mayo, Movie Actress, Dies at 84 By RICHARD SEVERO

Virginia Mayo played opposite Bob Hope in "The Princess and the Pirate," cavorted with Danny Kaye in four of his early comedies and was badly abused by James Cagney in "White Heat."

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Panasonic ponies up millions to rename theatre by RICHARD OUZOUNIAN

The name game continues in Toronto theatre.

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Ex-hostage offers blessing for 'Someone' revival BY KEVIN NANCE

When Chicago theater producer Dan Roche got the idea last year of producing a revival of "Someone Who'll Watch Over Me" (which opens Wednesday at Victory Gardens Theater), the first person h…

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Word Play

Dana Ivey stars as the mistress of misuse The Rivals' Mrs. Malaprop

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Mark Russell, Shooting From the Lip By Jane Horwitz
"I'm working on a song about Alberto Gonzales, but I can't find a rhyme for 'thumbscrews,' " deadpans Mark Russell. Ba-dum-bum.
Plus Kate Mulgrew on "Tea at Five."

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At the Lyric: How to keep the show going on By Mary Carole McCauley

Competition, small stage problematic

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Time takes its toll on this tale BY PETER FILICHIA

Mary Fengar Gail should have learned a lesson in editing from Rod Serling.

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A Hothouse With a Maid Who Can Crack Wise By CAMPBELL ROBERTSON
The Pearl Theater Company's take on Federico Garca Lorca's portrait of desire lacks the smoldering pauses and passion that permeate the play.

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Bumps Along the Road to That Happy Ending By CHARLES ISHERWOOD
Mary Zimmerman refracts a handful of mostly obscure fairy tales through her distinctive aesthetic in her play at the McCarter Theater Center in Princeton, N.J.

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CDs in Brief: Wonderful Town, Brooklyn

Review by Andy Propst

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Diminutive diva a hit at Pops By Mary Ellyn Hutton

Cincinnati Pops conductor Erich Kunzel calls Kristin Chenoweth "My Little Pistol," but she was more like a bombshell Sunday evening at Music Hall.

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