Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Last chance for Viewpoints Workshop by Kim Weild

As mentioned in my previous post, I am giving a followup Viewpoints workshop at Primary Stages.  There’s still 3 spots left for this Saturday’s workshop (April 25th). So if you&…

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Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
Thursday, April 23, 2009 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Goodspeed's 42nd Street part 4: NOW PLAYING by Livefromthemainstage

Goodspeed's 42nd Street part 4: NOW PLAYING You've seen the auditions, met the folks who made the cut, got a sneak peek at rehearsals and behind-the-scenes look at our crews putting…

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Thursday, April 23, 2009 at midnight (Broadway Time)

'The Botany of Desire': A plant-passion musical by Andrea Abney

When Alex Harvey read Michael Pollan's "The Botany of Desire," which looks at the relationship between humans and four types of domesticated plants, he envisioned a musical.

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Mary Stuart
Review by David Cote

Lloyd and her sublime leading ladies ensure that our sympathies keep ping-ponging until the very end.

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Joe Turner's Come and Gone
Review by Adam Feldman

The play offers an experience beyond the ordinary to those who can make themselves open.

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The less we talk
Review by Helen Shaw

This is a chance to watch an already impressive director as he modulates into a higher key.

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The Yeats Project: Cycle B
Review by Helen Shaw

Putting issue of taste aside, the texts themselves glimmer with more than the expected poetry.

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Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge
Review by Andy Propst

Composer-lyricist Peter mills and his collaborator Cara Reichel might need to slow down.

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Kernel of Sanity
Review by Pamela Newton

The result is a poor man's Sam Shepard: all of the gloom and none of the insight

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Atlantic assembles cast for 'Make Me' By GORDON COX

Theater regulars to performs in world premiere

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Gold Derby by Tom O'Neil
Tony Awards prediction: Best actor in a musical

Huzzahs to Brian Lipton ( for giving us his gutsy, early Tony Award predictions in advance of nominations being unveiled on May 5. Brian just sent Gold Derby readers these n…

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Director's Race Adds to Drama for an August Wilson Revival By PATRICK HEALY

Bartlett Sher, a Tony Award-winner, is the first white director to revive a Wilson play on Broadway.

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Below the Belt By David Finkle

Vocal coach Seth Rudetsky on how Broadway divas defy gravity

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Through the Looking Glass By Simi Horwitz

Laura Benanti keeps a straight face in a wild comedy.

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Sherie Rene Scott Slips Into Rapturous Persona

The star of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels creates a new musical deception in Everyday Rapture.

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Rosie O'Donnell's Broadway Revolution By Christopher Moore

Her greatest accomplishment this year could well be taking place beyond the glare of the spotlight as Rosie continues her work to bring the experience of theater to students across New York …

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The Method and the Myth By Robert Walden

Is the controversial technique still relevant for today's actor?

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A bias for freedom by David Hare

Better to be a champagne socialist than a suppository-wielding, water-boarding capitalist

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Michael Frayn on his very current Alphabetical Order by Andrew Billen

As novelist, philosopher, playwright and translator, Michael Frayn's work has much to say about Britain now

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Consider yourself a Muslim, Fagin

The British-Iranian comedian Omid Djalili is a strange choice to take over from Rowan Atkinson in the West End production of 'Oliver!'. He tells James Rampton how he'll make the role his own

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John Lithgow: Stories by Heart
Review by Matthew Murray

It demonstrates depths and colors of talent that Lithgow, despite the many fine performances he's given over the years, rarely gets to show.

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In Security - Reviewed by JASON FITZGERALD

Author-actor Anna Gutto's new piece seems to want to be a harrowing look at one woman's darkest moment, but it fails to enliven or inspire much investment from its audience.

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In Security
Reviewedby:Adam R. Perlman

This visually striking show about a stressed-out surgeon needs better acting and writing to fully succeed.

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No Way to Treat a Lady
Reviewed By Les Spindle

Librettist-lyricist-composer Douglas J. Cohen's cult hit receives a buoyant L.A. premiere rendition, stylishly co-directed by West Hyler and Shelley Butler.

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Parents' darkest nightmare is a compelling new play by Peter Filichia

"Instructions for Breathing" may not be an entertaining night out, but it is a most successful play.

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The Seafarer

West Coast premiere of McPherson's play

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Calendar Girls

This seems to be selling as fast the calendar which sold out in 38 minutes and is proving both recession and critic proof!

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Taking a successful punt with unusual and risky casting, this production manages to unite the company's northern grit with the sparkle of Lenny Henry to create a brutally cogent tragedy.

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Power of Pryor by David Anthony Fox

REVIEW: Theatre Exile's American Buffalo

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Jed Feuer: Bipolar - Reviewed by DAVID FINKLE

Feuer's spoken wit is echoed in the title of Bipolar's CD, Euphrates, Me Jane, and also accounts for the wit behind the music. And believe me, wit in a cabaret room these days is nothing to …

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Maggart, who'll inhabit this warmly inviting room for a six-week run, is developing into a formidable artist.

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Music Review | Judy Collins
Folk Goddess Descends From Her Lofty Pedestal By STEPHEN HOLDEN

Ms. Collins offers a version of a personal musical history that is too complicated and rich to be covered in a single evening.

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