Monday, November 1, 2010 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Banished Children of Eve by Kelly Younger, adapted from the novel by Peter Quinn, directed by Ciaran O'Reilly, World Premier, Irish Repertory Theatre by Yvonne Korshak

... only four days ... This is an important play about the effects on individual lives of the Civil War draft riots in New York City. Since $300 would get you out of serving, it was easy eno…

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Monday, November 1, 2010 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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'Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles' is a Guilty Pleasure by Broadway Bulletin

A BEATLES COVER BAND TAKES ON BROADWAY By HENRY EDWARDS

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Monday, November 1, 2010 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Brief Encounter: Abridged by Gil

If anybody hears about that jugband doing a concert, please let me know, I will totally pay to see them do 60 minutes of music....

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Monday, November 1, 2010 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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This Week on Broadway for October 31, 2010: Scottsboro / Rain / Daisy / Lombardi by James Marino

Notes and links for the podcast. Panel: Peter Filichia James Marino Matthew Murray Topics: The Scottsboro Boys @ Lyceum Theatre Rain – A Tribute To The Beatles On Broadway @ Neil Simon…

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Monday, November 1, 2010 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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'The Scottsboro Boys' is powerful, provocative by Mark Kennedy

As confounding as this all sounds, what has emerged is an absolute marvel. The creators — including director and choreographer Susan Stroman and book writer David Thompson — walk…

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The Scottsboro Boys -- Review by David Rooney

With its high-energy ensemble and dynamic direction and choreography, this darkly provocative musical makes a fitting swan song for the duo behind "Cabaret" and "Chicago."

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'The Scottsboro Boys': A memorable musical by Elysa Gardner

The final Kander and Ebb musical, The Scottsboro Boys (* * * out of four), now in its Broadway premiere, seems determined to challenge even the most sophisticated and inured audiences.

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The Brilliant Blunt Force of The Scottsboro Boys by Scott Brown

Kander and Ebb's final collaboration, which turns a civil-rights parable into a minstrel show, is, on its own discomfiting terms, utterly successful.

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The Scottsboro Boys by Matthew Murray

Every moment of sheer genius — and in the score, there are many — is met with an equal instance of what-were-they-thinking disappointment. The result is a show that annoys just a…

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Review: 'The Scottsboro Boys' by ROBERT FELDBERG

Insensitivity is not the problem in a show that's a mixed bag of arresting, entertaining and disappointing.

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A Perilous Page of History to Turn by TERRY TEACHOUT

The problem is that all this formidable talent has been enlisted in the service of a musical so smug that I could scarcely bear to sit and watch it.

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TT: How's that noose fit, Mr. Bones?

In the Greater New York section of this morning's Wall Street Journal, I review the Broadway transfer of The Scottsboro...

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NY Review: 'The Scottsboro Boys' by Erik Haagensen

The last show written by John Kander and Fred Ebb has pulled together, setting a high bar for Broadway musicals this season.

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Great 'Scott'! A classic by ELISABETH VINCENTELLI

John Kander and Fred Ebb have given American musical theater a pair of un disputable, stone- cold classics, "Cabaret" and "Chicago." Now they've added a third one to the list: "The Scottsbo…

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Theater Review: Revisiting an Outrage With Gallows Humor by CHARLES ISHERWOOD

Kander and Ebb’s musical, “The Scottsboro Boys,” which dares to present ugly American history as bawdy burlesque, opens on Broadway.

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'Scottsboro Boys' have a split personality by Joe Dziemianowicz

It's exciting to see "The Scottsboro Boys" on Broadway boasting so many things a musical should have. That includes good songs, a provocative story (not from a movie), a rousing staging and …

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Review: The Scottsboro Boys by Andy Propst

This powerful new Broadway musical about a group of falsely accused African-Americans enthralls and entertains from beginning to end.

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Review Roundup: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, the exhilarating new Kander amp Ebb musical, opens Sunday, October 31 at the Lyceum Theatre 149 West 45th Street. THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS is the final collaboration by music…

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THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Opens at the Lyceum Theatre 10/31 by BWW News Desk

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, the exhilarating new Kander and Ebb musical, opens Sunday, October 31 at the Lyceum Theatre 149 West 45th Street. Previews began on October 7.

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Review: 'The Scottsboro Boys,' at the Lyceum Theatre by Linda Winer

It's sharp and snappy, imaginative and heartfelt. It has a real American tragedy to tell and some of the best in the business to tell it.

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'Scottsboro Boys' Tell Their Own Story On Broadway

Nine teenagers, falsely accused of rape in a racially charged 1930s case, inspired two landmark Supreme Court cases and a book of poems by Langston Hughes. Now their story is a musical from …

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Theater review: 'The Scottsboro Boys' at the Lyceum Theatre

This play dares to do things that, sadly, shouldn't be tried these days on Broadway.

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Review: The Scottsboro Boys at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

Kander and Ebb's dark musical dances to Broadway with its jazzy pizazz heightened

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The Monday Q&A: Christopher Plummer by J. KELLY NESTRUCK

The great Canadian actor explains his late-life conversion to filmed theatre

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Stuffed! 'Elf' brings plush toys to B'way by Joe Dziemianowicz, DAILY NEWS STAFF WRITER

If you walked past the Hirschfeld Theatre on W. 45th St. a week ago you may have caught a curious scene: stuffed animals sprawled on the sidewalk, like sunbathers catching rays.

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Amanda Marshall makes her much-anticipated return by Richard Ouzounian

After a long and unintentional break caused by label legal battles, 1990s star is ready to rock again.

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The dancing, the costumes, the elephant - it's Bollywood live! by DAVE McGINN

The Merchants of Bollywood tells a sprawling film industry story through musical theatre

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Seventy years later, this Quebec satire is still relevant by J. Kelly Nestruck

A revival of Quebec's ur-playwright uncovers some interesting history

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Tony Kushner's "Angels" Heralded A Change In American Theatre

"For a critic, Kushner's intense, exhilarating grapple with intimate relationships and major political issues - homophobia and the AIDS epidemic, Cold War paranoia and red-baiting, the probl…

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The Ghost Of The Pasadena Playhouse

He's said to be Gilmor Brown, the theatre's founder. "Brown's ghost has never been seen, but he's made his presence known in other ways, such as moving things around, stomping about and taki…

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What It Takes To Adapt Movies For The Stage

"Musicals generally come from somewhere else. But the movies have also handed the American musical theater some of its biggest successes of the last decade..."...

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A Laboratory For Theatre

"A five-year project to help up-and-coming theatre companies and artists is being launched by National Theatre Wales. WalesLab will help hundreds of artists develop their ideas, sharing thei…

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Give this 'Don' a trophy by JAMES JORDEN

After a sketchy start to the season, the Met hit its stride on Friday with a revival of Donizetti's "Don Pasquale" that's as crisp as autumn in New York. This farce about an elderly bachelo…

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Theater Review | 'Merry Wives of Windsor': A World of Silliness, but No Winking This Time by BEN BRANTLEY

The Shakespeare’s Globe production of “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” at Pace University, treats this low-rent farcical war horse with a little respect.

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Review: The Merry Wives of Windsor by David Finkle

Shakespeare's Globe comes to New York with an irresistible production of the Bard's comedy.

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A Quiet Place

Legit Reviews: Composer Leonard Bernstein's works for stage and concert hall, including "West Side Story" and "Candide," are continually performed worldwide, which makes it remarkable that h…

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Persephone

Legit Reviews: Warren Leight's fanciful treatment envisions the tale as performed by a 19th-century theater troupe.

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'To Master the Art' a tasty treat by HEDY WEISS

"To Master the Art," the entirely delicious new play about Julia Child that opened this weekend at TimeLine Theatre, is a great appetite enhancer. It might even send the most fervent non-coo…

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Tony Winner Donna Murphy Will Be a Broadway Bubbie in New Musical The People in the Picture

Two-time Tony winner Donna Murphy will return to Broadway in the spring, starring in the new musical The People in the Picture. It will start performances at the American Airlines Theatre on…

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Arts, Briefly: Donna Murphy to Lead Roundabout Musical by Compiled by RACHEL LEE HARRIS

The Roundabout Theater Company has announced plans for Donna Murphy to star in “The People in the Picture.”

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Donna Murphy to Star in Broadway's The People in the Picture in April by Brian Scott Lipton

Two-time Tony Award winner Donna Murphy will star in the new Broadway musical, The People in the Picture, to play April 1-June 29 at the Roundabout Theatre Company's American Airlines Theatr…

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Donna Murphy Will Return to Broadway in New Musical The People in the Picture

Two-time Tony Award winner Donna Murphy will star in the new Broadway musical The People in the Picture, about three generations of women and their conflicting responses to the past, in spri…

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Donna Murphy to Return to Broadway in THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic Director, in association with Tracy Aron, announced that two time Tony Award-winner Donna Murphy will star in the new Broadway musical THE PE…

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Arts, Briefly: ‘Bloody Bloody’ Offers Tickets for $50 by Compiled by RACHEL LEE HARRIS

Producers for the Broadway show “Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson” have announced a special offer on tickets “in the spirit of the midterm election season.”

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Broadway Boys' New Holiday Album Gets Bumped to 2011

PS Classics announced that it will hold the release of The Broadway Boys' holiday album, entitled "Hark!," until next season, in order to coincide with the group's fall 2011 tour.

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CHART TOPPERS: Best-Selling Theatre Recordings by Thomas Peter

Here are the best-selling theatre CDS, as reported by billboard.biz, issue date Oct. 30, 2010.Jersey Boys, Original Broadway Cast RecordingWicked, Original Broadway Cast RecordingThe Scottsb…

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Full Cast of DR. ZHIVAGO Announced; Warlow, Maunder, et al. to Lead

Producer John Frost today revealed the full cast of the explosive new musical romance DOCTOR ZHIVAGO. Already announced are the lead cast members- ANTHONY WARLOW as the ardent young Doctor Y…

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Hottest Articles on BWW 10/24/2010 - 10/31/2010

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 10/24/2010 - 10/31/2010.

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Madame Tussauds Hosts Kids Night On Broadway Halloween Pre-Party 10/31 by BWW News Desk

Hundreds of kids participating in Kids Night on Broadways Halloween event will come dressed as their favorite Broadway characters to a pre-theatre costume party at Madame Tussauds New York.

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New Interview With Doris Day Airs On WNYC & Sirius Radio 10/31 by BWW News Desk

A new, one-hour interview with legendary singer and actress Doris Day is slated to air on Sirius Satellite Radio and WNYC on Sunday October 31 at 130 p.m. ET.

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Registration Now Open for Liz Caplan on BWW Education!

We are very excited to announce that the next classes will begin on December 6, 2010 and that responding to lots of prospective students we've unveiled a whole new pricing model that makes i…

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City Spotlight: San Francisco Spotlight: November 2010 by Robert Sokol

This month's highlights include Lemony Snicket's The Composer is Dead, Frenchie Davis in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella [Enchanted Edition], Terrence McNally's A Perfect Ganesh, and the …

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City Spotlight: Florida Spotlight: November 2010 by Tod Caviness

Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan star in the new Frank Wildhorn musical Bonnie & Clyde in Sarasota, while you can catch Young Frankenstein in Orlando, Kooza in Miami, Vices: A Love Story in Boc…

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City Spotlight: Seattle Spotlight: November 2010 by Miryam Gordon

A Christmas Story--The Musical! arrives at 5th Avenue Theatre, while elsewhere you can catch Anne Of Green Gables, ACT's A Christmas Carol, Sherlock Holmes & the Case of the Christmas Carol,…

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City Spotlight: Philadelphia Spotlight: November 2010 by J. Cooper Robb

The national tour of South Pacific arrives in time for Thanksgiving, while other November highlights include Rent, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Laramie Residency, Uncle Va…

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City Spotlight: New York Spotlight: November 2010 by Dan Bacalzo

Julie Taymor directs the new musical Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, starring Reeve Carney; Brendan Fraser and Denis O'Hare headline Elling; the hit film Elf is transformed into a Broadway mu…

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City Spotlight: Los Angeles Spotlight: November 2010 by Les Spindle

Alice Ripley in the Pulitzer-winning musical Next to Normal, Randy Newman's Harps and Angels, the national tour of West Side Story, Hershey Felder as Leonard Bernstein, and Tom Stoppard's Ro…

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City Spotlight: London Spotlight: November 2010 by David Finkle

The musicals Love Story and Fela! arrive in the West End, while you can also catch Gemma Arterton and Stephen Dillane in The Master Builder, Penelope Keith and Peter Bowles in The Rivals, Sa…

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City Spotlight: Las Vegas Spotlight: November 2010 by Dan Amernick

Jason Alexander brings back The Donny Clay Experience, with other acts this month including Whoopi Goldberg, Bill Cosby, Rod Stewart, Diana Ross, Usher, Andrew Dice Clay, and the So You Thin…

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Kids Spotlight: Elf Realization by Brooke Pierce

The new Broadway musical Elf makes its debut starring Sebastian Arcelus and George Wendt . Other family-friendly treats include Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Egg and Spoon, Squirm Burpee…

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City Spotlight: DC Metro Spotlight: November 2010 by Michael Toscano

Phylicia Rashad leads the cast of every tongue confess, while other November highlights include House of Gold, Superior Donuts, Golden Boy, One Night with Fanny Brice, The Master and Margari…

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City Spotlight: Chicago Spotlight: November 2010 by Jonathan Abarbanel

This month's highlights include the new musical Departure Lounge, Gary Griffin's production of The Music Man, a re-worked The Story of My Life, Martin McDonagh's The Lonesome West, Julia Cho…

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City Spotlight: Boston Metro Spotlight: November 2010 by Sandy MacDonald

Larry Pine heads the cast of Bob Glaudini's world premiere drama Vengeance Is the Lord's, with other November highlights including Basil Twist's Petrushka, John Kolvenbach's On an Average Da…

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City Spotlight: Minneapolis/St. Paul Spotlight: November 2010 by Zachary Stewart

The holiday season begins in the Twin Cities with A Christmas Carol, A Christmas Story, Fully Committed, and Brett Favre's Christmas Spectacular II - The Second Coming.

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PHOTO CALL: Bette Midler's Star-Studded "Hulaween" Benefit

Bette Midler's New York Restoration Project celebrated its 15th anniversary at the annual Hulaween Benefit Gala, which was held at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City on Oct. 29.

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Photo Coverage: WICKED Day 2010 - Live From London! by Francyne Carr

This year's WICKED Day celebration was held at London's St Pancras International station

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CBS’ Harry Smith Is Sue Sylvester for Halloween (Video) by Thomas Peter

Harry Smith, the co-anchor of “The Early Show” on CBS, donned a familiar track suit for his Halloween costume. He chose to dress up as Sue Sylvester, the evil cheerleading coach …

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STAGE TUBE: 'The Early Show's' Harry Smith as Sue Sylvester

Harry Smith, the co-anchor of 'The Early Show' on CBS, chose to dress up as Sue Sylvester for Halloween. Sue Sylvester, the GLEE character played by Jane Lynch. Smiths costume was complete w…

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Today in Theatre History: NOVEMBER 1

1920 Opening night for Eugene O'Neill's The Emperor Jones, starring Charles S. Gilpin as a onetime railway porter who goes to Africa and rises to become the corrupt head of a new empire ther…

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Nothing Like a Dame: A Party for Comden and Green Is Thrown in NYC Nov. 1

Nothing Like a Dame: A Party for Comden and Green, featuring Donna Murphy, Victoria Clark, Charles Busch and Howard McGillin, is presented Nov. 1 at the Laura Pels Theater.

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Sir Ian McKellen Hosts "Only Make Believe" Benefit Nov. 1; Memphis and Billy Elliot Casts Perform

Sir Ian McKellen hosts the 11th annual gala to benefit Only Make Believe, the non-profit organization that creates and performs interactive theatre for children in hospitals and care facilit…

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Martin Short and Jason Alexander Team for A Party With Marty Nov. 1

Tony Award-winning comedian Martin Short offers A Party With Marty, a benefit evening of comedy and song featuring Jason Alexander, Nov. 1 in Beverly Hills.

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Artios Casting Awards Presented in New York and Los Angeles Nov. 1

The Casting Society of America's annual Artios Awards, honoring Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner, are held Nov. 1 in New York and Los Angeles.

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Thanksgiving Gets Political in Lisa Kron's In the Wake, Opening at the Public Nov. 1

Tony Award-nominated playwright Lisa Krohn mixes politics and family in her latest play In the Wake, starring Tony nominee Marin Ireland, which officially opens Nov. 1 at the Public Theater.

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It Gets Better Benefit, with Karen Mason, John Tartaglia, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Offered Nov. 1

In light of the recent string of suicides among young gay men, The Laurie Beechman Theatre presents It Gets Better: Broadway Supports The Trevor Project Nov. 1.

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Isaac Oliver's Electra In a One-Piece Opens Off-Broadway Nov. 1

The Good Company's production of the world premiere of Isaac Oliver's Electra In a One-Piece officially opens Nov. 1 following previews that began Oct. 28 at the Wild Project in Manhattan.

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Casts of With Glee and Academy Join Forces Nov. 1 for Concert Benefiting Trevor Project

The casts of the 2009 New York Music Theatre Festival production of Academy and the recent Off-Broadway musical With Glee come together Nov. 1 at The Triad to raise funds for The Trevor Proj…

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"Elaine Paige and Friends" CD Released Nov. 1

"Elaine Paige and Friends," the latest CD from West End musical theatre star Elaine Paige, who will play Carlotta in the Kennedy Center's upcoming production of Follies, is released in the U…

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Gavin Creel Comes Back to New York Nov. 1 with a Series of Birdland Concerts

Tony Award nominee Gavin Creel, who recently took his Broadway performance in Hair to London, celebrates his return to New York with three nights of concerts beginning Nov. 1.

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Pop Musical bare Tests New Wings in New York Reading Nov. 1

A revised presentation of bare, the Off-Broadway cult musical by Damon Intrabartolo and Jon Hartmere, receives a Nov. 1 New York reading under the direction of Stafford Arima.

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PROMISES' Shannon Joins Fey, Gasteyer, et al., in SNL Special, 11/1 by BWW News Desk

PROMISES, PROMISES star Molly Shannon will join Tina Fey, Ana Gasteyer and Rachel Dratch, among other SNL favorites, in a new special that will showcase the numerous women who have graced th…

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New Private Reading of Revised bare Set for 11/1 by BWW News Desk

Producers Randy Taradash and Martian Entertainment announced plans for a private reading of a newly revised script of bare, the award-winning rock musical that has garnered a worldwide fan b…

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Broadway Supports The Trevor Project's 'It Gets Better' Campaign at Laurie Beechman, 11/1 by BWW News Desk

In light of the recent string of suicides among young gay men in our country, The Laurie Beechman Theatre is humbled to present It Gets Better Broadway Supports The Trevor Project. The 6pm c…

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ONLY MAKE BELIEVE Celebrates 11th Anniversary; Sir Ian McKellen Hosts Gala 11/1 by BWW News Desk

Only Make Believe, the non-profit organization that creates and performs interactive theatre for children in hospitals and care facilities, will celebrate their 11th Anniversary on November …

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Mario Lopez Family Reality Show Premieres on VH1, 11/1 by BWW News Desk

From the hottest parties to the dirtiest diapers, VH1 is giving viewers a fly-on-wall look into the life of one of Hollywood's former sexiest bachelors and Broadway's A Chorus Line vet, as h…

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Dramatists Guild of America Awards Nottage & Others With Lifetime Achievement 11/1 by BWW News Desk

The Dramatists Guild of America is pleased to announce the recipients of their annual awards, which will be distributed at an awards ceremony Monday, November 1, 2010, at the Hudson Theater …

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Gavin Creel Comes 'BACK TO NEW YORK' With Concerts At Birdland 11/1, 11/8, 11/15 by BWW News Desk

Jim Caruso is proud to announce that TONY-nominated GAVIN CREEL will be performing three concerts at Birdland on Mondays, November 1, 8 and 15 at 7pm. These events will be part of the long-r…

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Busch, Cantone, Bergen Lead NOTHING LIKE A DAME Benefit 11/1

The Actors Fund is pleased to announce preliminary details for Nothing Like a Dame A Party for Comden and Green, the annual all-star concert benefiting the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Init…

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26th Annual Artios Awards Held 11/1

The Casting Society of America will fete their own on November 1, 2010, at the 26th Annual Artios Awards. The Los Angeles award ceremony will be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel…

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NEXT TO NORMAL Launches National Tour in Los Angeles Nov. 2010 by BWW News Desk

The Producers of Broadway's most acclaimed new musical, Next to Normal, announced today that a National Tour will launch in Los Angeles in November 2010. Performances at the Center Theatre G…

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This Week on Broadway for October 31, 2010: Scottsboro / Rain / Daisy / Lombardi

Peter Filichia, James Marino and Matthew Murray discuss The Scottsboro Boys, Rain - A Tribute To The Beatles On Broadway, Driving Miss Daisy, Grand Hotel, Lombardi and the passing of Joseph …

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The Dodges Who Play Together Stay Together by Peter Filichia

Many couples take a trip to the Caribbean or Europe to celebrate their 30th wedding anniversary. Although the Dodges - Marcia Milgrom and Anthony - reached that august mark on Saturday, they…

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Is Randy Quaid Crazy or Starring in a Secret Movie Satire?

It's probably the first, but his amazing 'Good Morning America' interview plays like the second.

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Can a Fela Kuti musical change British theatre's tune? by Carlene Thomas-Bailey

Bill T. Jones's all-singing, all-dancing show has brought genuine diversity to the heart of Broadway. Can it pull off the same trick in London?

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Is it OK to laugh at Ibsen? by Mark Fisher

We have tended to treat the Norwegian master's plays as solemn dramas, but have we been taking him too seriously?

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Dorfman or Cottesloe? Does it matter what a theatre is called? by Michael Billington

The National Theatre is to rename its smallest space after philanthropist Lloyd Dorfman. Wouldn't it be more fitting to celebrate an artist instead?

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How do you dramatise war? by Iain Burnside

At a recent discussion on the portrayal of war, a panel of artists agreed that it's the intimate details, not the explosions, that count

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Why we need to keep live art Sacred by Lois Keidan

Cuts and border controls could condemn live art to a slow death. Projects such as the Sacred festival are vital to the flow of ideas

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Michael Billington on the best seats in the house

'There are good reasons why critics get privileged berths'

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JB Priestley's enduring genius by Dominic Cavendish

As 'When We are Married' opens on the West End, Maureen Lipman and the playwright's only son discuss his father's appeal.

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An Ideal Husband: sex and shopping with Oscar Wilde by Dominic Cavendish

There are pleasures and perils to acting with your spouse, say Alexander Hanson and Samantha Bond.

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Gemma Arterton: 'I was a mouthy cow when I was 15'

Gemma Arterton tells Rachel Cooke about the benefits of growing up, and her roles as St Trinian's head girl, Bond girl, Tamara Drewe… and now Ibsen heroine

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The Globe, where excellence pays its own way by Charles Spencer

As hand-wringing over the cuts continues, it is perhaps worth pointing out that first-rate art can sometimes thrive without subsidy.

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Again, Steve by Howard Kissel

Last night, when I got home from the marvelous party Barry Singer, the propietor of Chartwell Booksellers, threw for his friend Stephen Sondheim to celebrate the publication of his first (!!…

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Exit Laughing by Howard Kissel

I'm afraid I have stolen -- quite shamelessly -- the title of this blog from the man standing behind me as we left the memorial for Joe Stein at Riverside Chapel Wednesay afternoon.

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Paul Reubens' Pee-wee is enjoying his second act by Mark Kennedy

The Secret Word today is: Comeback. Pee-wee has returned from exile.

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James Earl Jones not scared by Morgan Freeman's shadow to tackle 'Driving Miss Daisy' on stage by Mark Kennedy (AP)

James Earl Jones had two questions he needed answered before agreeing to join the Broadway production of "Driving Miss Daisy."

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'Sassy Gay Friend' to the rescue by Nick A. Zaino III

Comedian and former teacher Brian Gallivan brings together Shakespeare characters and his own "gay" creation, and the videos go viral.

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Split Personalities and a Double Motive by AILEEN JACOBSON

Those involved in a new production at the Maguire Theater at SUNY College at Old Westbury envision returning a theater program to the school.

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The first New York revival of Tony Kushner’s “Angels in America” just opened. Here’s a report from 1992, a few months before the play opened on Broadway.

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'Old Settler' review: Play dazzles in new theater by Peter Filichia

What a lucky township West Orange is.

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'An Iliad' review: Dramatic and modern retelling of Greek classic by Peter Filichia

At the risk of offending the learned and distinguished professors at Princeton University, Stephen Spinella may well be delivering the most entertaining lecture on campus.

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A Traveling Storyteller Weary of the Awfulness of War by MICHAEL SOMMERS

Stephen Spinella plays a poet who tells tales of the misadventures of mankind.

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In This Family Battle, the Throne Is at Stake by ANITA GATES

The father is Henry II of England (Sherman Howard) and the mother is Eleanor of Aquitaine (Lisa Harrow), and they are the central figures of the Shakespeare Theater of New Jersey’s han…

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The Globe's Joyous, Buoyant Merry Wives of Windsor by Scott Brown

The Globe Theatre's Merry Wives of Windsor is a kind of juice cleanse for the theatrically besotted, overdosed, and/or toxified.

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Review: 'On the Fringe: Eye on Edinburgh' at the Kennedy Center by Nelson Pressley

Can you Fringe from the Center? That's the question posed by "On the Fringe: Eye on Edinburgh," a brief sampling of works from the sprawling annual arts festival in Scotland now playing not …

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