Friday, July 31, 2009 at 10am (Broadway Time)

NOTES: Spike Milligan’s Adolf Hitler: My Part in his Downfall by Rogue Zentradi

(Been crazy busy this week between going to the theatre, going out with friends, and working on some original writing projects so I fell waaaaaaay behind in getting reviews up. This and the…

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Friday, July 31, 2009 at midnight (Broadway Time)

Everything's Coming Up Merman for Klea and for You, by Michael Portantiere

Klea Blackhurst brings Everything the Traffic Will Allow, her acclaimed Ethel Merman tribute show, back to NYC.

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Billy Crudup to 'Eat' in for Columbia

Actor joins Julia Roberts starrer 'Love'

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Hugh Jackman, Daniel Craig arrive unannounced at 26th and California by Chris Jones

James Bond and the Boy From Oz are not regular visitors to the Cook County courthouse. But then, Thursday was an unusual day at 26th and California.

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On the other hand, those 'Cavalia' horses don't come cheap by Chris Jones

Normand Latourelle, the genial president and artistic director of the touring equine extravaganza "Cavalia," has taken polite but firm exception with what I've had to say about the high cost…

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Spike Lee Shoots Broadway By CANDACE JACKSON

How the director of "Do the Right Thing" and "Malcolm X" came to make a film version of the critically-acclaimed Broadway rock musical "Passing Strange."

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The Man for One Season By JOANNE KAUFMAN

Nick Ruggeri's still waiting for his big Broadway break, but at summer stock he's a star.

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The actress who stands up to Billy Petersen By Colleen Mastony

Mattie Hawkinson wows audiences with her complex performances in 'Blackbird'

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When Jay-Z Hates Your Software By JENNA WORTHAM

The rapper Jay-Z's newest single calls for the death of Auto-Tune, an audio processor that digitally corrects a singer's voice. Instead, the company says, his proclamation is spurring sales.

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On Location
The Color of Comfort By FRED A. BERNSTEIN

The playwright, screenwriter and director John Patrick Shanley has had a lifelong fascination with color that is evident in his current apartment.

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5 Questions I've Never Been Asked: Michael Puzzo By Leonard Jacobs

Stephen Adly Guirgis challenged actor Michael Puzzo to "try his hand" at playwriting, like a "game of one on one."

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Arts Advocacy Update XCV: Reclamation, Recidivism and Recovery By Leonard Jacobs

A distillation of Arts Watch, the weekly electronic communique from Americans for the Arts. A fixture of The Clyde Fitch Report.

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A Blanche of Doomed Beauty, Guiding a Brilliant 'Streetcar' By MATT WOLF

Rachel Weisz is commanding as Blanche in the memorable revival of "A Streetcar Named Desire" playing at the Donmar Warehouse in London.

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A Streetcar Named Desire
Reviewedby:Natasha Tripney

Rachel Weisz gives a striking performance as Blanche DuBois in the Donmar Warehouse's revival of Tennessee Williams' classic drama.

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Theater Review | Summer Shorts 3: Series A
Personal Anxieties, and Strife at Home By KEN JAWOROWSKI

If seeing a variety of works is high on your list of priorities, you may be pleased with this series. If overall quality is your yardstick, however, you could be disappointed.

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Culture Monster: Theater review: 'Nevermore...' at Steve Allen Theater by F. Kathleen Foley

Jeffrey Combs, star of the cult classics "Re-Animator" and "The Frighteners," leaps into the fray with "Nevermore..." at the Steve Allen Theater. In assessing this new play, written by Denni…

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'Arcadia' Exudes Stoppard's Best

"Arcadia" is Tom Stoppard's best single play, and the revival at the Duke of York's Theatre in London shows why.

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Theater Listings: July 31 - Aug. 6

Selective listings from theater critics of The New York Times.

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