Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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La Cage Aux Conservatisme? by Moxie

In this week's issue of New York magazine, Kelsey Grammer discusses his upcoming Broadway turn in La Cage Aux Folles, and the implications of being a Republican playing a gay role. From Ada…

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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#7 Sam by Mammamianorthamerica

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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This Week on Broadway for Mar. 22, 2010: Sondheim by James Marino

This Week on Broadway for Monday, March 22, 2010 Peter Filichia Matthew Murray Both THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS – Kander & Ebb ALL ABOUT ME – Dame Edna & Michael Feinstein Pete…

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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This Week on Broadway for Mar. 22, 2010: Sondheim

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Matthew Murray discuss The Scottsboro Boys, All About Me, Stephen Sondheim's 80th birthday, and more.

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Singers on Sondheim: Day 1, Streisand

This week, as Stephen Sondheim (and the world) celebrates his 80th birthday, I wanted to share some thoughts on one of America's most influential songwriters from the performers who bring his music to life.

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Green Day's 'American Idiot' Making Movie Move With Playtone's Hanks, Goetzman By MIKE FLEMING

EXCLUSIVE: The Green Day-fueled American Idiot doesn't bow on Broadway bow until April 20. Already, talks are underway with Playtone partners Tom Hanks and Gary Goetzman to turn the musical into a feature film.

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'Grease' going back to its gritty Chicago roots BY MARY HOULIHAN

APRIL DEBUT | Original R-rated version was cleaned up for Broadway, film

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Broadway has spring in its step

The nation's rolling spring break sked brought tourists back to Gotham last week -- and with them a nice boost to Broadway's box office.

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Geffen renames main stage

Venue founder Gil Cates receives honor at fundraiser

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Court: Widow owns 'King of the Road' copyright By SHEILA BURKE, Associated Press Writer

The widow of country music legend Roger Miller has won a protracted legal battle over the rights to some of his biggest hits, including "King of the Road."

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A New Show by Rosie Is Positioned as a Possible Replacement for Oprah's By BRIAN STELTER

They said they are in talks with real estate agents about possibly staging the show from a Broadway theater in New York City.

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Tony Kushner's Angels in America: the opera

Tony Kushner's harrowing play Angels in America became a film, a TV series and finally an opera. As it makes its UK debut, John O'Mahony meets the playwright - and one very enterprising comp…

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Second chance: playwright Theresa Rebeck revisits 2000 flop with "The Novelist" by Mike Boehm

Theresa Rebeck had high hopes at the start of the last decade for her new play, "The Butterfly Collection," but they turned into bitter memories that still rankle.

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Ed Asner: 'I'm always thought of in Hollywood ... as the resident communist' By Irene Lacher

The veteran actor talks 'Up,' FDR, Elvis and more.

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Ayckbourn and Hall, the chairmen of the boards by Valerie Grove

The two theatrical knights met last week for the first time in years, and The Times had a front-row seat

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Ladies and Gentlemen, Your Next Republican President By Adam Sternbergh

Kelsey Grammer is a fervent conservative, recovering cocaine addict, and paranormal enthusiast who just might run for office. (Politicians have had more baroque baggage.) But first he's play…

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Her Kooky Destiny By Mike Flaherty

As Morticia Addams, Bebe Neuwirth is hoping for a perfect fit.

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Video: Isn't He Mackie?

Anthony Mackie discusses returning to Broadway in Martin McDonagh's outrageous comedy A Behanding in Spokane.

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Portrait of an artist By CINDY ADAMS

Alfred Molina opens in the new American play "Red" at the Golden on April 1. He told me about it...

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Bulger inspires comedy By Joel Brown

Richard Dresser says his new comedy, "The Last Days of Mickey & Jean," was inspired by the fugitive James "Whitey" Bulger, but it's not about him.

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The stamp of Shakespeare's on it By John Timpane

A play bearing much of the Bard.

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Come Blow Your Horn: Can Musical Education Be a Federal Rule?

Forget charter schools. Forget those children never left behind. Oh, and make them study the flute?

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PR Guru Tells Indie Theaters: When the RSC Arrives, Make the Bard Your Bitch

"The Brits may do 'proper' Shakespeare," says veteran theater PR Karen Greco, "but NYC companies do it kick-ass."

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World Theater Day -- March 27 -- Will Spin You on Your Axis

Says spokesperson Dame Judi Dench: "World Theater Day is an opportunity to celebrate theater in all its myriad forms."

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Give to the International Dublin Gay Theater Festival

Fundraising for this annual outing is no blarney.

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5 Questions I've Never Been Asked: Michi Barall

The actress-playwright (and wife of playwright Chuck Mee) says her play "Rescue Me" isn't a matter of Iph, but when.

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Stage Director Relaunches eBay Auction to Tattoo Arm for Shakespeare

Got $5 million to spare? You could help produce every Shakespeare play during 2012.

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5 Questions I've Never Been Asked: Fay Ann Lee

"I think 'Ching Chong Chinaman' is a brilliant title, says Lee of Pan Asian Rep's new show. "It makes everyone stop in their tracks..."

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Constantine Maroulis star of Rock of Ages honored at Sardi's by Dan Miller

The unveiling of a caricature of former American Idol finalist March 18th

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Discovering the King By CINDY ADAMS

The musical "Million Dollar Quartet" opens at the Nederlander April 11. Following the new trend, it runs an hour-thirty, no intermission.
Meantime its star Hunter Foster is hoarse.

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Goodman relies on disaster by design BY MARY HOULIHAN

Walt Spangler is back in town. That's good news for anyone intrigued by the set design of such Goodman Theatre productions as "King Lear" and "Desire Under the Elms."

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A True History of the Johnstown Flood
Review by Steven Oxman

Playwright Rebecca Gilman contemplates the role of art in depicting disasters in "The True History of the Johnstown Flood."

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'Flood' a theatrical disaster BY HEDY WEISS

'True History' of Johnstown has burdened cast with a hopeless script

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Caligula Maximus
Reviewedby:Dan Bacalzo

Ryan Knowles gives a dynamic peformance as the infamous Roman emperor in this raunchy extravaganza.

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Caligula Maximus - Reviewed by CLIFFORD LEE JOHNSON III

If you like your theater gamy and a bit rough around the edges, "Caligula Maximus" will thoroughly satisfy your desires.

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Two Gentlemen of Lebowski - Reviewed by TOM PENKETH

"Two Gentlemen of Lebowski" is an extremely faithful adaptation in Shakespearean iambic pentameter of the 1998 cult film "The Big Lebowski," about a stoner-bowler who accidentally gets invol…

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Family saga hits hard by Elisabeth Vincentelli (***)

The Amoralists don't do anything halfway.

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Alice in Slasherland
Reviewedby:Dan Bacalzo

Horror and humor go hand in hand in the Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company's latest fun-filled effort.

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Alice in Slasherland - Reviewed by ANDY PROPST

Qui Nguyen and Robert Ross Parker serve up laughs and some swell fight choreography in this riff on teenage slasher movies, but this unfocused collaboration often feels recycled.

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What's up with 'Up'? By Howard Shapiro

The puzzling play has something to do with dreams. Or maybe not.

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The Gods Weep

Jeremy Irons as a modern day Lear; very ambitious but badly in need of a good editor

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FAMILY ONLY by BILL STEVENSON

Geoffrey Nauffts and Sheryl Kaller deliver a thoughtful, poignant and funny drama for the new age.

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FAITH AND SEXUALITY by Sandy MacDonald

Peter Nauffts takes a worst-case scenario and makes of it a captivating cautionary tale.

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An absence of grace by TOBY ZINMAN

Suzan-Lori Parks's new play, The Book of Grace, is determined to bludgeon every shred of hope, optimism and cheerfulness out of us until we succumb to her grim view of human beings, event outcomes and life generally.

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The Book of Grace - Review by Victor Gluck

Suzan-Lori Parks' new allegorical drama set in U.S. border town with Elizabeth Marvel works only on a symbolic level

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CRUDITY OF ITS DAY by MICHAEL COVENEY

This enjoyable play has been revived more than once. Whether it needed to be this time is debatable.

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TANGLE OF NEWLYWEDS by JOHN NATHAN

These sparring characters live up to the expectations set by past productions.

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BATTLE OF WILLS by BERNARD CARRAGHER

The story of Hellen Keller and her teacher Annie, and one s struggle to teach the other, is compelling despite its flaws.

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PHANTOM'S BASTERD STEPCHILD by CLIVE HIRSCHHORN

Andrew Lloyd Webber reminds us that sequels are usually not a good idea.

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When The Rain Stops Falling - Review by Eugene Paul

Complicated, gloomy, intertwined families are linked between 1959 and 2039 moving back and forth in time. Continually absorbing.

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Looped - Review by Eugene Paul

Valerie Harper in a tour de force performance as Tallulah Bankhead, six months before she died, brave, hilarious, astonishing.

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Clybourne Park - Review by Eugene Paul

Bruce Norris has written a bitter comedy about what he knows is far from the last word on racism by injecting a note of another lasting pain.

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Floating through Chekhov's world BY HEDY WEISS

Russians feel writer's rhythms

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Will Katori Hall's Oliviers victory give British black theatre a boost? by Nosheen Iqbal

Criticised for being too marginal or too sensationalist, it's time we gave Britain's black theatremakers the applause they deserve

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The Oliviers: at last, a little unpredictability by Michael Billington

The best new play award for The Mountaintop upset the form-book and made pundits look foolish

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