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Altovise Davis dies at 65; widow of Sammy Davis Jr. By Claire Noland

Trained as an actor and dancer, Altovise Davis met the legendary showman in the mid-1960s, when they were both appearing in Broadway musicals, he in the lead of "Golden Boy" and she in the c…

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52 years of 'West Side Story'
Linda Winer | Critical Mass

A reconsideration? Is something wrong with the original - the one with music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by the then unknown Stephen Sondheim, book by Arthur Laurents and throbbing overall …

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Same City, New Story By PATRICIA COHEN

Since the Jets and Sharks first rumbled in "West Side Story" more than 50 years ago, New York has changed. So has their musical.

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High School Musical Actors Envision Being Rising Stars By TAMMY LA GORCE

New Jersey high schools are in the midst of March madness - a term school theater directors use to describe the frenzied preparation for spring productions.

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'Hair' transplant on Broadway By GORDON COX

Musical tries to stick in new political climate

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For 'Dreamgirls,' Pacific Overtures By CHOE SANG-HUN

An American producer has gone to South Korea to develop and stage a new version of "Dreamgirls," which will run in New York this fall.

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Coleridge Comes to SoHo, on a Budget By MARK BLANKENSHIP

The First Light Theater Group is mounting an adaptation of Samuel Taylor Coleridge's Gothic poem "Christabel" using a typical mix of Off Off Broadway resources.

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Video Feature
The Art of Impressionism By: Brian Scott Lipton, Edward Highfield, and Jordan Neuren

Joan Allen, Jeremy Irons, Marsha Mason, Michael T. Weiss, Aaron Lazar, and Andre De Shields discuss their reasons for appearing in Michael Jacobs' new Broadway play.

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For Him, the Political Has Always Been Comical By BRUCE HEADLAM

At 76, Dick Gregory is still on the road doing around 200 shows a year, including four this week at Carolines in New York.

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JANE FONDA returns to B'way in 33 Variations by OSCAR E MOORE

This is no mere documentary-like history lesson, this is a remarkably poignant and oft times amusing examination of the lives of two equally obsessed artists.

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The Good Humor Man By: Patrick Lee

Lorenzo Pisoni isn't just clowning around in his acclaimed autobiographical solo show Humor Abuse.

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Humor Abuse

Lorenzo Pisoni weaves a web that captures our imagination, our longing and our joy in life. . .

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Working
Reviewed by: Rob Stevens

This smartly revised version of the 1978 musical about America's workforce is especially relevant and effective.

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A Greek Chorus, a Little Froth and Multiple Trysts By SYLVIANE GOLD

The magic fizz of the original production is hard to discern in an earnest revival of Stephen Sondheim's "A Little Night Music" at the White Plains Performing Arts Center.

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She Had a Right to Sing the Blues By NAOMI SIEGEL

Miche Braden is Bessie Smith and "The Devil's Music" at George Street Playhouse in New Brunswick is a one-woman evocation of the singer's life and loves.

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Brotherly Insults as National Debate on Iraq By WILBORN HAMPTON

"Baghdadi Bath," which is being performed through Sunday at La MaMa E.T.C., is an alternately humorous and bleak look at Iraq under the American military occupation.

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The Firebrand of Florence (in Concert) - Reviewed by ANDY PROPST

Director-adapter Roger Rees' concert version revealed that Kurt Weill's marvelously diverse score and Ira Gershwin's often hilarious lyrics have been long neglected and truly are musical the…

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On the Night of Anthony's 30th Birthday Party...Again - Reviewed by MARK PEIKERT

Why do playwrights insist upon writing farces and subverting the genre?

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'Lion King' roars in Seattle

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