Friday, December 10, 2010 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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RIALTO CHATTER: NEWSIES Heading to Paper Mill Playhouse?

Multiple online reports are now stating that the NEWSIES readings went very well this week and that next up for the Disney show will be a full production at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn,…

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Gavin Creel Holds Master Class in Ft. Lauderdale, 1/21-22

Multi-talented and two-time Tony-nominated actor Gavin Creel is sharing his experience of 14 years on stage with local students at the Broward Center during two, three-hour, master classes.

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Esparza Joins NYC Christmas at Joe's Pub

On December 20, Tony nominee Raul Esparza will join previously announced Orfeh, Andy Karl, Chester Gregory, and many more for Joe's Pub's New York City Christmas Benefit.

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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A dozen female senators show up for Second City. Can you name them? by Chris Jones

Second City Theatricals opened its revue "A Girl's Guide to Washington Politics" at the Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, D. C. on Thursday night. It's part of the Chicago-based Second C…

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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10 things I learned about Justin Bieber

Learn the secrets about his hair, his moves, his songs, his plans for the holiday season.

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Christian Bale: His loss is our gain

Character of crackhead boxing champ in The Fighter another Bale misfit hero

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STAGE TUBE: Stritch & Alda on 30 ROCK!

On last night's 30 Rock, Broadway's Elaine Strich and Alan Alda guest starred as Jack's Alec Baldwin feuding mom and dad. Click below to watch the episode

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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This week's new theatre by Mark Cook, Lyn Gardner

Christmas shows, LondonIn this week's search for tinsel and stardust on the stage, we look out for largely more traditional fare. With Cornwall's wonderful Kneehigh Theatre company, you can …

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This week's new dance by Judith Mackrell

Cinderella, GlasgowAshley Page's setting of the Prokofiev fairytale score is darker and more satirical than most. Set in a decadent pre-revolutionary France, it exposes the gap between rich …

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This week's new comedy by Josie Long, Chris Addison, James Kettle

Robin Ince: Nine Lessons And Carols For Godless People, LondonOn top of providing a suitably alternative Christmas celebration for unbelievers, Robin Ince's Nine Lessons And Carols is also a…

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Cher could teach Christina Aguilera a thing or two in Burlesque by John Patterson

Diva fever strikes in Burlesque, as Cher and Xtina collide onscreen. The new girl should take the chance to get some career advice, says John PattersonThe movie debut of erstwhile Mouseketee…

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Celebrity memoirs for Christmas - review by John Dugdale

John Dugdale discerns some palpable hits among the dudsLast year's showbiz autobiographies brought the genre into disrepute: the public sensibly shunned insipid efforts from TV stars they we…

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Andrea Riseborough: 'I bonded with Madonna over geekiness'

Becky Barnicoat talks to the actor who's about to become a household nameAndrea Riseborough has around 30 beautiful dresses to play with for our shoot, but she looks uncomfortable. "I don't …

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STAGE TUBE: Radcliffe Talks Trevor Project

Daniel Radcliffe recently sat down with Social Vibe to share his support of the Trevor Project. Watch the video below

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Michael Gambon Joins Hoffman, Allen in HBO's LUCK

According to Deadline.com, Michael Gambon has joined previously announced Dustin Hoffman and Joan Allen in HBO's Luck. The upcoming series will focus on the world of horse racing. Gambon wi…

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Fun on a Friday: A cartoon actor that is oh so real. by Ken Davenport

Here are a few laughs for all of you out there, especially those of you that have been an actor at any point in your career and tried to explain it to a family member. Even I remember having…

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Film & NY Review: 'Hamlet'

For this National Theatre production, broadcast to cinemas worldwide, Nicholas Hytner finds a new interpretation of the most famous play in Western history and creates an Elsinore based on c…

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Adam Chanler-Berat, Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger, et al. Set for NYTW's Peter and the Starcatcher

New York Theatre Workshop has announced casting for Rick Elice's Peter and the Starcatcher, adapted from the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, to run February 18 - April 3. Roger…

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Gay Marriages on Stage, West Side Story by Don Shirley

Why haven't playwrights overwhelmed our theaters with stories about gay marriage and Don't Ask Don't Tell? At least we've got Caught and Standing on Ceremony. And a few footnotes on the to…

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Scottish theatre in restoration drama

Plans to remodel The Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh have provoked criticism and outrage from actors, comedians and directors, but the local authority owner says the redevelopment is crucial to …

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Was Bea Arthur in the Marines?

Though the Tony Award-winnng Golden Girl often denied it, a new letter has surfaced which suggests that Bea Arthur was in fact in the Marines. According to TheSmokingGun.com, Arthur was in …

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FLASH FRIDAY: Alice, She Is So Alive

In this special edition of FLASH FRIDAY we are taking a look at a number of TV appearances by Tony-winning Broadway star and this week's InDepth InterView participant Alice Ripley in celebra…

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Photo Flash: Lithgow's STORIES BY HEART Comes to MTF, 1/4-2/13

The Center Theatre Group Mark Taper Forum's 2011 season opens with John Lithgow's Stories by Heart, a special one-man theatrical memoir, January 4 through February 13, 2011. The opening is…

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Photo Flash: Fierstein's A CATERED AFFAIR Opens in Houston

Passionate, heartfelt, and incredibly human, Harvey Fierstein and John Bucchino's hit musical, A Catered Affair, comes to Main Street Theater this January.

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Photo Coverage: LOVE, LOSS Welcomes New Cast

Love, Loss, and What I Wore welcomed its newest cast members, Brenda Braxton Chicago, Didi Conn Grease, Kate Flannery The Office, Loretta Swit MASH and Mary Testa Eat, Pray, Love Xanadu last…

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'Cash' by XIII Pocket: Stephen Louis Grush's play a wallow with the Man in Black by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "Cash" ★★ Through Dec. 19 by XIII Pocket at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave.; Running time: 1 hour; Tickets: $22 at 773-327-5252 or www.thirteenpocket.com Stephen Louis Gr…

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The Week in Culture Pictures, Dec. 10 by The New York Times

A slide show of photographs of cultural events from this week.

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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REVIEW ROUNDUP: Matthew Warchus-Directed Matilda Musical Opens at the Royal Shakespeare Company

The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda, A Musical has officially opened at the company's Courtyard Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon. The production, directed by Matth…

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PHOTO FLASH: Brenda Braxton, Didi Conn, Kate Flannery, Loretta Swit, Mary Testa Open in Love, Loss, and What I Wore

Brenda Braxton, Didi Conn, Kate Flannery, Loretta Swit, and Mary Testa celebrated their official opening in the Off-Broadway production of Love, Loss, and What I Wore, at the Westside Theatr…

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Broadway's The Motherf**cker With the Hat to Begin Previews on March 15

The world premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Motherf**cker With the Hat, to play the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, will now begin its limited engagement on March 15. Tony Award winner A…

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Playwright of Bullshot Crummond, Lost in the Desert for Five Years, Found Alive by Ron House

Do you remember the Bullshot Crummond plays or the film produced by late Beatle George Harrison’s company HandMade Film and wonder why there hasn't been a sequel? READ MORE

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“Naughty” Shows for the Holidays by Greta McAnany

Just as some children end up on Santa's "naughty" list, so to do some of the more risqué holiday shows. If you take your eggnog with a heavy dose of brandy, these shows may be for you. RE…

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No Wise Men – review by Alfred Hickling

Liverpool PlayhouseIt is always helpful when the title of a show gives a reasonable idea of what to expect, and though it is true that there are no wise men in Peepolykus's Christmas extrava…

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SPIDER MAN Injury Update 4: Mendoza Likely Out of Show for Another Week

BroadwayWorld has been hearing that SPIDER MAN's Natalie Mendoza, who has been out of the show since December 2 due to a concussion she received during the first preview, could be out of the…

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LA CAGE, SCOTTSBORO BOYS et al. Included in Time's Best Shows of 2010

In TIME's 'Top Ten Everything of 2010,' many familiar shows have made it into the 'Best Plays and Musicals' category. The article features 50 top ten lists of everything from animal stories…

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Actor's Fund 2010 Holiday Auction Open Through 12/15

The Actors Fund's Auction of 1000 Stars Holiday Edition is live for bidding online through December 15. The event will raise money to support the entertainment charity.

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Ken Fallin Illustrates: ROSMERSHOLM!

BroadwayWorld.com is pleased to present illustrator Ken Fallin, who brings you original illustrations of everyone's favorite theatrical stars each week. This week's featureAustin Pendleton, …

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Bea Arthur the Marine? Despite Her Denial, New Reports Surface of the Late Star's Military Past by Broadway.com Staff

Was a Golden Girl a Marine? Despite frequent denials that she ever served in the Armed Forces, reports have surfaced that late Tony winner Bea Arthur worked in the Marine Corps for 30 m…

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Casting Set for Atlantic Theater Company's The New York Idea by David Auburn by Broadway.com Staff

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for its forthcoming world premiere production of The New York Idea, David Auburn’s adaptation of the 1906 comedy by Langdon Mitchell. The…

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Lost in ‘Space’ by Jeff Wagenheim, Globe Correspondent

NORTH ADAMS — The person looking down into the cavernous performance space through the picture window along a second-floor corridor is, appropriately enough, an overseer of this work-i…

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Page turners by June Wulff, Globe Staff

A staged reading of 15 plays sounds like a long day, but since each play is on a single sheet of paper, things will move along nicely. Plays were solicited from artists around the country fo…

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Get cracking by June Wulff, Globe Staff

How do they keep it all straight? Angela Bonnici plays the Sugar Plum Fairy, Dew Drop Fairy, and the Spanish Divertissement. Matthew Tucker dances the roles of Cavalier, Snow King, and Nutcr…

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Peter C. Marzio, Director of Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Dies by Kate Taylor

During his tenure, the museum's attendance increased from 380,000 people annually to over 2 million.

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Goodbye New York, Goodbye Heart by Stagegrade

How do critics greet "Goodbye New York, Goodbye Heart"?

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The King and I – review by Lyn Gardner

Curve, LeicesterImperialism and the imperious meet head-on and clash in Rodgers and Hammerstein's musical about a 19th-century schoolteacher teaching Victorian values at the court of the Kin…

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The December Cast of Love, Loss and What I Wore Brings the Heat on Opening Night by Broadway.com Staff

Baby, it's cold outside! December may bring winter chill, but that provides reason to bundle up in warm clothing…and if there’s one thing the women of Love, Loss and What I …

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Broadway Holiday Flashback! Gavin Creel Brings 'Winter Wonderland' to the Plaza Hotel Alongside Eloise by Broadway.com Staff

Do you hear what I hear? It's the sound of Broadway stars caroling as Broadway.com celebrates the holidays with a seasonal flashback each day. Broadway audiences now identify Gavin Greel…

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‘A Child’s Christmas’ still charms by Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

The mosaic of memories that is “Dylan Thomas’s A Child’s Christmas in Wales’’ contains nothing all that momentous — except that the Welsh boy whom we see …

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Crafting a museum visit by Joanna Weiss, Globe Staff

WHO: Globe columnist Joanna Weiss, her daughter Ava, 6, and their friends Ella and Lela Lantigua, 6 and 3

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Brazilian Artist Wins New $100,000 Prize by Carol Vogel

And the Ukrainian billionaire who finances the prize really likes her work.

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Arts & Leisure Preview: 'True Grit,' Michael Jackson, Nicole Kidman and More by The New York Times

Wisdom, insights and observations from this weekend's Arts & Leisure section.

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Pee-wee at the North Pole? by Diane Snyder

Anyone who's caught Pee-wee Herman's Broadway show and isn't a polar bear or a penguin might have noticed that the theater was freeeeeezing! Even though I saw it on a moderate November after…

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David French: a playwright of complex and generous compassion by Albert Schultz

David French, one of the country’s greatest playwrights, passed away this week. He had a way of making very personal plays that belong to all of us, writes

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Bono gives Oakville family a sneak peek of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark by J. Kelly Nestruck

Globe-trotting rocker helps make an Oakville family's weekend in the Big Apple

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VIDEO FLASH: Darlene Love Performs "White Christmas" at Million Dollar Quartet

Broadway veteran and R&B legend Darlene Love joined the Broadway cast of the musical Million Dollar Quartet, playing at the Nederlander Theatre, for a special encore performance on Thurs…

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Karen Ziemba, Noah Racey, et al. Set for 42nd Street Moon's And All that Jazz!

Karen Ziemba and Noah Racey will headline 42nd Street Moon's And All That Jazz! - A John Kander Salon Evening, to be offered on Thursday January 27 at the Alcazar Theatre. Greg MacKell…

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Last Chance to See The Scottsboro Boys

With a score by Broadway groundbreakers John Kander and the late Fred Ebb, The Scottsboro Boys uses the form of a minstrel show to tell the fact-inspired case of nine young black men wrongly…

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CHART TOPPERS: Top-Grossing Broadway Productions, Week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5 by Thomas Peter

Here are the top-grossing Broadway productions for the week of Nov. 29-Dec. 5, 2010, as reported by The Broadway League. MUSICALS Wicked (Gerswhin Theatre), $1,566,919 The Lion King (Minskof…

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Don Quixote, Maison de la Danse, Lyon

The choreography throughout is ballet for the pop age: relentless, easy on the eye, punctuated by wild splits and perilous lifts, says Laura Cappelle

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Rêve d'Automne, Théâtre de la Ville, Paris

Patrice Chéreau, himself a monument of French theatre and film, takes the monumental route in this production of Jon Fosse's intricate layering of time, death and love, writes Clare Shine

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King Lear, Donmar Warehouse, London

This beautiful, austere production unfolds its emotional veracity on a near empty set, where the acting ensemble vividly summons the audience into the world of the play, says Sarah Hemming

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bea, Soho Theatre, London

In 'bea'. Mick Gordon has transformed the philosophy lecture in to a subtle, complex, challenging piece of theatre, writes Richard Dennis

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Shields, Balwin, Spector et al. Set for Feinstein's 2011 Winter/Spring Season

Feinstein's at Loew's Regency has announced it's winterspring 2011 season, which includes appearances by Brooke Shields, Kate Baldwin, Jarod Spector and more

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STAGE TUBE: Darlene Love Visits MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET

Yesterday evening, Love took the stage of the Nederlander Theatre to join the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET in the special encore. Love has been hailed as one of the greatest singers in pop…

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Pop Icon Darlene Love Wails With Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet by Broadway.com Staff

The rock legends of Broadway’s nostalgia-rific musical Million Dollar Quartet welcomed a special guest to their stage on December 9, when music icon Darlene Love sat in during the show…

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A Small Fire by Linda

One of the first shows I'll be seeing in the new year is A Small Fire, by Adam Bock and directed by Trip Cullum, at Playwrights Horizons. The talented cast features Reed Birney (Circle Mirro…

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Friday fun: Double Dream Hands! by Bob [cta]

I love my friends on facebook. Becuase they lead me to things like this: Happy Friday! May a “hand burst” be in your very near future.

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Book Review Podcast: Jennifer Homans and Siddhartha Mukherjee by The New York Times

Featuring conversation with two writers who made the Book Review's list of the 10 Best Books of 2010: Jennifer Homans, author of "Apollo's Angels," and Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of "Emper…

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'The Closer,' With Kyra Sedgwick, Will End Next Year by Dave Itzkoff

The decision to end the long-running crime drama about a Southern detective relocated to Los Angeles was Ms. Sedgwick's, TNT said.

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Darlene Love w/ Million Dollar Quartet - White Christmas by Milliondollarquartet

Darlene Love w/ Million Dollar Quartet - White Christmas Darlene Love performs "White Christmas" at Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet. Find out more at http://www.milliondoll…

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Ashley Brown, Casey Nicholaw, Duncan Sheik, et al. Receive San Diego Critics Circle Award Nominations

The nominations for the San Diego Critics Circle Awards have been announced. The prizes will be presented in a ceremony to be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, in La Jolla …

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Kate Baldwin, Lorna Luft, Shirley Jones, Brooke Shields, Bruce Vilanch et al. Set for Feinstein's at Loews Regency in 2011

Feinstein's at Loews Regency has announced its winter/spring 2011 season. Engagements will include Lorna Luft in Songs My Mother Taught Me (January 4-9); Brooke Shields (February 1-12)…

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Michael Gambon to Join Joan Allen, Dustin Hoffman, et al. in HBO's Luck

Stage and screen star Michael Gambon has joined the cast the new HBO series, Luck, according to Deadline.com. The series stars Dustin Hoffman, and is an inside look into the world of hors…

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Young Jean Lee to Perform at Joe's Pub in April; Christmas Song from Show Now Available for Download

Acclaimed playwright and director Young Jean Lee will take to the stage, acting, singing, and dancing in a one-woman show at Joe's Pub in April, 2011. The piece is the 11th production …

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Jim Caruso, Christine Pedi, Mike Ruiz, Mary Testa et al. to Co-Host Ultimate Drag Off

Two-time Tony nominee Mary Testa, Forbidden Broadway favorite Christine Pedi, Broadway at Birdland host Jim Caruso, The A-List star Mike Ruiz, Village Voice columnist Michael Musto, and drag…

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American Idiot's Alysha Umphress Sings "Lovable" (Video) by Adam Hetrick

The forthcoming album “Thirteen Stories Down: The Songs of Jonathan Reid Gealt” features a host of Broadway talent including Caissie Levy, Will Chase and Kate Baldwin. While thea…

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Voting Opens for 2010 Broadway World Boston Awards!

BroadwayWorld, the largest theater site on the web, today announced that voting has begun for the 2010 BroadwayWorld Boston Awards There 210 nominees in the 30 categories representing theatr…

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RIALTO CHATTER: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS to Come Back to Broadway in Spring of '11?

The Wall Street Journal reports today that THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS may return to Broadway in the Spring for a repeat run just before the Tony Awards. According to the report, once THE SCOTTSBOR…

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The Scottsboro Boys May Return For Limited Broadway Run in Spring 2011 by Broadway.com Staff

Despite having announced a closing date of December 12 at the Lyceum Theatre, John Kander and Fred Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys may return for a limited Broadway run in spring 2011, accordi…

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Spider-Man Star Reeve Carney Talks Spinning Shakespeare in The Tempest by Broadway.com Staff

Spider-Man’s Reeve Carney may be currently battling flying villains at the Foxwoods Theatre, but the rising star found himself facing a different type of challenge while filming his ne…

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Catch the Holiday Spirit at the Opening Night of Donny & Marie: A Broadway Christmas by Broadway.com Staff

It was hard to miss the holiday joy at the Marquis Theatre, when Donny & Marie: A Broadway Christmas began performances on December 9 (Donny's birthday!). The superstar brother/…

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ArtsBeat: A Christmas Carol From Young Jean Lee by Erik Piepenburg

Theater fans of a downtown stripe might be surprised to know that a new Christmas song, performed by the subversively funny playwright Young Jean Lee, will be vying for some holiday attentio…

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ArtsBeat: Promotion Renews Manhattan Theater Club's Focus on Off Broadway Home by Patrick Healy

Manhattan Theater Club is promoting its associate artistic director, Mandy Greenfield, to artistic producer. She will take the lead in selecting, developing and mounting work for the club's …

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A Christmas Carol From Young Jean Lee by Erik Piepenburg

Theater fans of a downtown stripe might be surprised to know that a new Christmas song, performed by the subversively funny playwright Young Jean Lee, will be vying for some holiday attentio…

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Darlene Love w/ Million Dollar Quartet - He's a Rebel by Milliondollarquartet

Darlene Love w/ Million Dollar Quartet - He's a Rebel Darlene Love performs the song "He's a Rebel" with the cast of Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet. Learn more at …

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Karen Akers, Rebecca Luker, Andrea Marcovicci, Howard McGillin, KT Sullivan, et al. to Play the Oak Room in 2011

The lineup of artists who will be appearing in the Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel in 2011 has been announced. During the winter and spring the venue will be home to shows featuring Eric Co…

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PHOTO FLASH: Broadway Kids Care Holds Bake Sale Benefit for Shannon Tavarez Foundation

Broadway Kids Care hosted its fourth annual bake sale at Fireman's Park on December 8. The event raised more than $600 for the Shannon Tavarez Foundation, named in honor of the 11-yea…

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Puckoon, From the Book by Spike Milligan, to Play Leicester Square Theatre in March

Vincent Higgins' adaptation of Spike Milligan's book Puckoon will play the Leicester Square Theatre, running March 8-27. Zoe Seaton will direct the Big Telly production, which wil…

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BWW Exclusive: Tharp Talks SINATRA in Vegas: "Broadway has tight expectations as to what a show is"

Las Vegas By now, it shouldn't sound odd as that Twyla Tharp is finally going Vegas. She is, after all, is at least as well known for her choreography in Hollywood films and for Broadway sho…

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Broadway Kids Care Host Shine for Shannon Bake Sale 12/8

Broadway Kids Care BKC, the organization of theater kids for kids and others, will host its 4th annual Bake Sale.

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What’s Up, Kathy Fitzgerald? Wicked’s Latest Madame Morrible Talks Elphaba Casting and Her New BFF Glinda by Gemma Wilson

Kathy Fitzgerald is used to blockbuster musicals, but there's something special about her current gig as the villainous Madame Morrible in the mega-hit Wicked: it thrills her 1…

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Wishful Drinking debuts on HBO Sunday night by Lorraine Treanor

HBO has filmed a documentary of Carrie Fisher’s one woman comedy Wishful Drinking which debuts this Sunday, Dec 12th at 9pm on HBO. As those who saw the show when Arena Stage brought i…

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Promotion Renews Manhattan Theater Club's Focus on Off Broadway Home by Patrick Healy

Manhattan Theater Club is promoting its associate artistic director, Mandy Greenfield, to artistic producer. She will take the lead in selecting, developing and mounting work for the club's …

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Graphic Books Best Sellers: Fearless 'Ex Machina' by Adam W. Kepler

Starting with the last page of its very first issue, "Ex Machina" boldly announced its willingness to go beyond your typical funny book fare.

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at noon (Broadway Time)
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David French: a retrospective

Selected images from Canadian theatrical productions involving the late playwright

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Ronni Chasen murder was a robbery gone bad: police

The Beverly Hills PD now says it believes Ronni Chasen's murder was a random act of violence (a robbery gone bad)committed by a man on a bicycle.

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Liza Minnelli Talks Acting and Family on TCM’s "Private Screenings" (Video) by Thomas Peter

Liza Minnelli recently sat down with Turner Classic Movies host Robert Osborne to discuss her famous family on TCM’s “Private Screenings.” The conversation will air Dec. 11, but here …

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Cinderella – review by Judith Mackrell

Sadlers Wells, LondonEven when it was premiered 13 years ago, Matthew Bourne's Cinderella stood out from every other setting of Prokofiev's fairytale score. In brutal contrast to the tinsel …

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What to see: Lyn Gardner's theatre tips by Lyn Gardner

Theatre companies join forces for a Christmas Fayre in Leeds and the RSC gives Roald Dahl's Matilda a musical twistFour of British theatre's most ingenious companies, Unlimited, Slung Low, B…

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Jesse Garcia on Making His Big Broadway Entrance in The Pee-wee Herman Show by Michael Mellini

Age & Hometown: “Old enough.” Rawlins, Wyoming. Currently: Making his Broadway debut as the Playhouse’s Internet savvy electrician Sergio in The Pee-wee Herman Show.…

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Exclusive! Tony Winner Alice Ripley on Her New Album of Rock Covers, Daily Practice: Volume 1 by Broadway.com Staff

Tony Award winner Alice Ripley is prepping a new solo recording for Sh-K-Boom Records, the same label that released her 2000 debut album Everything’s Fine and the acclaimed original ca…

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Julie Taymor Compares Spider-Man to Shakespeare on The Colbert Report by Broadway.com Staff

Tony winner Julie Taymor is quite the busy woman these days. Not only is she busy prepping the new mega-musical Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, but the visionary director is also out promotin…

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Burlesque Revue The Hurly Burly Show to Play London’s West End by Broadway.com Staff

Burlesque will take the stage in London’s West End when The Hurly Burly Show, starring Miss Polly Rae, begins performances at the Garrick Theatre on March 3, 2011. The show, directed b…

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Weekend Poll: Spider-Man is Flying High at the Box Office! What Makes You Want to See the Mega-Musical? by Broadway.com Staff

Audiences are getting caught in Spider-Man's web as theatergoers flock to the Foxwoods Theatre to check out the new musical extravaganza Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark. Last week the tune…

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Neil Patrick Harris to Lead New York Philharmonic's Company by Broadway.com Staff

Neil Patrick Harris will star as Bobby in the New York Philharmonic's concert staging of Company. The production will run from April 7 through 9 at Avery Fisher Hall with Lonny Price dir…

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Joe Iconis and the Christmas Miracle by Ashley Van Buren

How a massive team creates the composer’s raucous holiday show Since it was written in just three weeks and had only two weeks of rehearsal with a cast of around 30 people, you could a…

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'Peter' sets Off-Broadway cast, creative

Legit News: Peter Pan prequel opens March 9 -- New York Theater Workshop's Disney-developed production of "Peter and the Starcatchers" has announced its cast and creative team.

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THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Tickets Go On Public Sale Tomorrow, Sat, Dec 11

TICKETS GO ON-SALE TOMORROW, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 11th for limited engagement! Brian Cox, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth, Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland Star in JASON MILLER’S TONY AND PULITZER …

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Apollo Theatre to be sold at auction in January by Chris Jones

The building housing the 440-seat Apollo Theatre, located at 2518-40 N. Lincoln Ave., will be sold to the highest bidder at a public auction on Jan. 18. The foreclosure sale, which includes …

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An Interview With Michael Apted by Mary Jo Murphy

The director of "The Voyage of the Dawn Treader" discusses how "Up" documentary series set an inviolable rhythm for his career, which includes James bond and "Narnia" movies.

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Accept It: Dylan's Lyrics Are Sold at Auction by Dave Itzkoff

Sotheby's said Mr. Dylan's original handwritten lyrics to "The Times They Are a-Changin'" were sold for $422,500.

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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10 things I learned about Justin Bieber

Learn the secrets about his hair, his moves, his songs, his plans for the holiday season.

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A Bard-inspired show of great style by Paula Citron

The Art of Time Ensemble offers a beautiful sampler of Shakespeare-linked music, dance and theatre

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Broadway's The Motherf**cker With the Hat to New Begin Previews on March 15

The world premiere of Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Motherf**cker With the Hat, to play the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, will now begin its limited engagement on March 15. Tony Award winner A…

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Hershey Felder's Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein to Play Asolo Repertory Theatre in June

Hershey Felder's Maestro: The Art of Leonard Bernstein will replace the solo performer's Beethoven, As I Knew Him in the Asolo Repertory Theatre's season, running June 8-12 in…

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Review: Christmas Spells

Justin Bond and The Pixie Harlots deliver a fabulously unforgettable gender-bending holiday spectacular.

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Kelly Osbourne to Join Miley Cyrus in Action-Comedy So Undercover

Kelly Osbourne will co-star with Miley Cyrus in the action-comedy So Undercover, according to a report in Variety. Tom Vaughan is directing the movie, which will have a screenplay by Allan …

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Jack Cassidy to be the subject of a one man show scripted by his son

Jack Cassidy's son Patrick is at work on a one man show about his father, interviewing many of his old Broadway pals, including producer Harold Prince and veteran actor John McMartin.

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2010 Craig Noel Award Nominees Announced

The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle has announced the nominees for the 2010 Craig Noel Awards, which will be unveiled at a ceremony in La Jolla on Jan. 10, 2011.

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Photo Flash: Michael Crawford & Danielle Hope at the Royal Variety Performance

The Wizard of Oz promises to be the biggest theatre event of the West End year, combining all the much-loved songs from the Oscar-winning movie score with new songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber an…

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BROADWAY SINGS FOR TOYS Held 12/20

The 5th Annual BROADWAY SINGS FOR TOYS A joyous concert and toy drive benefiting Toys for Tots

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THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow

Tickets go on-sale tomorrow, Saturday, December 11th. Brian Cox, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth, Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherland will star in the Broadway revival of Jason Millers Tony and Puli…

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BWW Interviews: Brian Stokes Mitchell Talks 'THE GRINCH'

Brian Stokes Mitchell talks about this weekend's holiday concert at Carnegie Hall, Women on the Verge and the role he wants to play again.

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Atlantic Theater Compay Announces THE NEW YORK IDEA Complete Casting

THE NEW YORK IDEA WORLD PREMIERE ADAPTATION By DAVID AUBURN From the original play by LANGDON MITCHELL Directed by MARK BROKAW WITH PATRICIA CONOLLY, MICHAEL COUNTRYMAN, FRANCESCA FARIDANY, …

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New York Theatre Workshop Announces Cast and Creative Team for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER

NEW YORK THEATRE WORKSHOP ANNOUNCES CAST AND CREATIVE TEAM OF PETER AND THE STARCATCHER CAST INCLUDES ADAM CHANLER-BERAT, CHRISTIAN BORLE, AND CELIA KEENAN-BOLGER TICKETS ON…

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It's Taylor Swift to the Max in New Pop-Art Portrait by Dave Itzkoff

The country singer is immortalized in a new portrait by Peter Max, whose work she remembers seeing often "as a child and young teen."

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Jill Sonke

Can the arts actually improve health care? Kurt gets some answers from Jill Sonke, director of the Center for the Arts in Healthcare at the University of Florida. She explains how the arts h…

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Neil Patrick Harris to Star in New York Philharmonic's Company in April

Neil Patrick Harris will star as Robert in the New York Philharmonic's concert presentation of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company, to be offered April 7-9 at Avery Fisher …

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PHOTO FLASH: Donny and Marie Osmond Open A Broadway Christmas

On Thursday, December 9, Donny Osmond and Marie Osmond opened their Broadway show, Donny & Marie - A Broadway Christmas, at Marriott Marquis Theatre. The show is set to play through Dece…

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Shoshana Bean, Julia Murney, Kelli O'Hara, Billy Porter, et al. Set for Broadway Sings for Toys for Tots

An updated roster of performers for the previously announced Broadway Sings for Toys for Tots has been released. The concert will be offered at 7pm on Monday, December 20 at Symphony Space.…

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Renee Fleming Schedules A Streetcar Named Desire, Capriccio at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Renee Fleming has been appointed vice president and creative consultant of the Lyric Opera of Chicago, according to a report in The New York Times. In her new position, the soprano will no…

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Miss Polly Rae's The Hurly Burly Show to Play the West End's Garrick Theatre in March

Miss Polly Rae's The Hurly Burly Show will play a limited engagement at the West End's Garrick Theatre, running March 3 - May 1. William Baker will direct the production, which wi…

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Cher in risque outfit for Spanish premiere of her film burlesque

Cher, 64, attended the Spanish premiere of her new film Burlesque in a very brazen outfit of a sheer top, see through bra and short skirt. Christina Aguilera, 29, was more modestly dressed i…

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Howard Stern signs new 5 year contract to stay with Sirius Satellite Radio

Howard Stern said he's signed a new 5 year deal to stay with Sirius Satellite Radio. he said: "If we're going to stay in radio, we should stay here. We're in an incredible position and sudde…

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Creepy life with Oscar winning songwriter father who is an accused rapist

Nick Brooks' (unemployed and 26) gorgeous girlfriend, Sylvie Cachay, was discovered dead at the swank Soho House, where the pair had just checked in. His father, Joseph, is an Oscar winning …

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Bea Arthur was a truck driving Marine

The Maude and The Golden Girls star, who died last year at age 86, always denied serving in the armed forces but military records show that Bea Arthur spent 30 months in the Marine Corps, wh…

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Michael & Edie by Stagegrade

Do critics feel "Michael & Edie" belong together?

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Frankie Boyle's Katie Price joke sparks Ofcom investigation by John Plunkett

Model and reality TV star accuses controversial comic of being a 'bully' towards her disabled son on Channel 4 showKatie Price's complaint about Frankie Boyle's Channel 4 show is to be inves…

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This Week's Broadway Store Specials! - 12/10/10

This Week's New Broadway Store Specials, Hot Items and Bargains on BroadwayWorld.com for 121010. Check below for the best deals and cheapest prices on Broadway show souveniers and merchandis…

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Neil Patrick Harris Joins New York Philharmonic for COMPANY Concert, 4/7-4/9

The New York Philharmonic will present Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking Company, with an all-star cast led by Neil Patrick Harris, star of the hit television series, How I Met Your Mother, …

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Photo Coverage: DONNY & MARIE Open on Broadway

Donny amp Marie - A Broadway Christmas, a new holiday production starring America's favorite sibling entertainers, will play a limited engagement through December 30, 2010, at Broadway's Mar…

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Photo Coverage: DONNIE & MARIE After Party

Donny amp Marie - A Broadway Christmas, a new holiday production starring America's favorite sibling entertainers, will play a limited engagement through December 30, 2010, at Broadway's Mar…

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Rock-Led MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Now to Arrive on Broadway Early, 3/15

THE MOTHERFKER WITH THE HAT by Stephen Adly Guirgis will make its world premiere on Broadway starring Bobby Cannavale, Chris Rock, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Annabella Sciorra and Yul Vzquez. Dire…

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ArtsBeat: In Comes 'Company,' Starring Neil Patrick Harris, in New York Philharmonic Production by Dave Itzkoff

Mr. Harris, the "How I Met Your Mother" star, will play another famous perennial bachelor in a production of the Stephen Sondheim musical this spring.

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Popcast: The Swedish Band Dungen and More by The New York Times

This week: The Swedish psychedelic-progressive band Dungen plays live in the studio, and Ben Ratliff discusses gospel and jazz other CDs.

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In Comes 'Company,' Starring Neil Patrick Harris, in New York Philharmonic Production by Dave Itzkoff

Mr. Harris, the "How I Met Your Mother" star, will play another famous perennial bachelor in a production of the Stephen Sondheim musical this spring.

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Adam Chanler-Berat, Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger, et al. Set for NYTW's Peter and the Starcatcher

New York Theatre Workshop has announced casting for Rick Elice's adaptation of Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson's novel Peter and the Starcatcher, to run February 18 - April 3. Roger…

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James Cameron Developing Cirque Du Soleil 3D Movie

Cirque du Soleil and James Cameron are collaborating on a new 3D movie, according to a report in The New York Times. Andrew Adamson is directing the as-yet-untitled project which is in prod…

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Noises off: Michael Billington gets the animation treatment by Chris Wilkinson

Theatre bloggers report a new website allowing users to input dialogue and generate virtual drama – and some videos can't resist focusing on the industry itselfHas the internet invented it…

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Rock-Led MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Now to Arrive on Broadway Early, 3/15

THE MOTHERFKER WITH THE HAT by Stephen Adly Guirgis will make its world premiere on Broadway starring Bobby Cannavale, Chris Rock, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Annabella Sciorra and Yul Vzquez. Dire…

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Patrick Cassidy to Bring Father Jack to Life in New Show

Michael Riedel reports in the New York Post this morning that Patrick Cassidy is at work on a new piece about his father, the late musical actor Jack Cassidy, who died in an accidental fire …

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STAGE TUBE: Julie Taymor Talks Tempest, Spidey on Colbert Report

Julie Taymor appeared on last night's episode of The Colbert Report on Comedy Central to discuss her new film version of THE TEMPEST, SPIDER-MAN and more, check it out below

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B'way in South Africa Celebrates 3rd Annual Holiday Party and Drive

Graham Phillips, of The Good Wife and Broadway's 13, will join a host of Broadway artists in singing seasonal favorites at Broadway in South Africa's third annual holiday party fundraiser an…

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: SPIDER-MAN: BEHIND THE WEB, Hosted by Paige Davis - Episode 2 with Isabel Keating!

BWW is thrilled to continue the exclusive, behind-the-scenes SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark webisode series, hosted by Broadway vet and wife of SPIDEY's Green Goblin, Paige Davis. Do you know …

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Voting Opens for 2010 Broadway World Nashville Awards!

BroadwayWorld, the largest theater site on the web, today announced that voting has begun for the 2010 BroadwayWorld Nashville Awards There 287 nominees in the 25 categories representing the…

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Borle, Kennen-Bolger & Chanler-Berat to Star in PETER AND THE STARCATCHER

New York Theatre Workshop NYTW Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director William Russo have announced the full cast for Peter and the Starcatcher, written by Rick Elice, direct…

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Next to Normal Star Adam Chanler-Berat to Play Peter Pan in Off-Broadway's Peter and the Starcatcher by Broadway.com Staff

Peter and the Starcatcher, a new play by Tony winner Rick Elice (Jersey Boys) inspired by the characters in Peter Pan, will feature Next to Normal star Adam Chanler-Berat as Peter. Tony nomi…

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GRACE NOTES - Dec. 10, 2010 by Susan Grace

GRACE NOTES is the most effective place to reach a world-wide audience of theatre professionals. For more information about promoting your next event, please contact sgrace22@sbcglobal.net.*…

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A Wrinkle in Time by Debbie Jackson

Readers familiar with the science fantasy A Wrinkle in Time will likely be mesmerized by this energetic production at Round House.  The rest of us can still be captivated by the wonder of t…

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Video | Mathieu Amalric's On Tour: 'Burlesque is about imperfection' by Julia Mueller, Henry Barnes

Mathieu Amalric tells Julia Mueller about making the burlesque film On Tour (Tournée), which won him the best director award at Cannes this yearJulia MuellerHenry Barnes

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Are these Shakespeare's dirty pictures? by Jonathan Jones

Why was Giulio Romano, a master of erotica, the only Renaissance artist Shakespeare names in his works?The city of Mantua in northern Italy is one of the gemstones of the Italian Renaissanc…

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On 'Late Night,' Paul McCartney Looks Back at Days Gone By by Dave Itzkoff

Mr. McCartney performs a unique version of "Yesterday" as well as "Here Today," a tribute to his former band mate John Lennon.

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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BWW's On This Day - December 10, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 10 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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'Time Stands Still' set to close Jan. 30

Legit News: Play starring Linney joins list of midseason closers -- The commercial Broadway transfer of "Time Stands Still," toplined by Laura Linney, will shutter Jan. 30.

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Tony Committee talk eligible thesps

Legit News: Awards group narrow down lead actors -- Sherie Rene Scott, Benjamin Walker and Joshua Henry were among the thesps singled out of ensemble casts to be considered eligible for lead…

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Mercedes Ruehl teaming for Sarah Treem play

Legit News: Actress will play biologist in 'How' -- Mercedes Ruehl will star in Sarah Treem's world premiere two-hander "The How and the Why," opening next month at the McCarter Theater.

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Make Friends with the Truth by Matthew Murray

It's always sad to see a musical close when it has a first-rate pedigree, a top-notch creative team, and a wonderful score. Shouldn't that be enough to keep any show running for at least a s…

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Katie Price threatens Channel 4 over Frankie Boyle joke by Josh Halliday

The model and reality TV star upset by comedian's joke about her disabled son broadcast on Channel 4The model and reality TV star Katie Price is threatening legal action against Channel 4 af…

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Recording “The Ladies Who Lunch” by Kevin Daly

When the original Broadway cast of Company went into the Columbia recording studios to lay down the revolutionary Sondheim score, theatre fans were afforded an incredible opportunity as doc…

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez go on a pancake date

Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez were spotted leaving the International House of Pancakes arm and arm, fueling rumors that the two are a romantic item.

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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TV Guide issues retraction for misquoting Ed O'Neill on Jane Lynch's Emmy

"I absolutely never said, nor do I believe that Jane,whom I think is an enormous talent, was undeserving of the award," O'Neill says in a statement.

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How Do You Know price tag: 120 Million, 50 Million just for talent

Oscar-winning filmmaker James L. Brooks commands a budget as jaw-dropping as his history of brilliant work.Sony lavished a budget on Brooks’ How Do You Know that even has talent reps with …

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Winona Ryder:I do not use the internet

Winona Ryder has been out of the limelight for a while, but the Black Swan actress isn’t afraid to speak her mind, as she did about the web.“I feel like it’s taking away that great ant…

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Reese Witherspoon: I need a therapist

Reese Witherspoon featured on the cover of the new Entertainment Weekly, and opens up to the magazine about her divorce, marriage plans and robots.

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Eminem, Train top Itunes year end sales charts

Eminem‘s Recovery was the best-selling album of 2010 at the iTunes Music Store, while Train‘s “Hey, Soul Sister” was the biggest single, according to year-end charts.

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A&E yanks The Hasselhoffs off the air

After airing just two episodes, A&E pulled David Hasselhoff’s new reality series, The Hasselhoffs, from its schedule, the network confirmed.

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On the scene: ‘The Scottsboro Boys’ talkback by Jesse North

The Scottsboro Boys may be in its final week on Broadway due to disappointing ticket sales, but theatergoers packed the Lyceum Theatre for Thursday night’s performance. Following a sold-ou…

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Lady Gaga’s eight wax doubles revealed

There’s more than enough Lady Gaga to go around: Madame Tussauds has unveiled not one, but eight,wax figures of the always over-the-top diva in her signature statement styles.

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Kelly Osbourne to undergo intense surgery

Kelly Osbourne is about to go under the knife to have surgery on both of her feet."Doctors have to break bones in my feet and reset them," Osbourne explains.

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Josh Duhamel on plane fiasco: I feel like an idiot (video)

Josh Duhamel opened up about last week's incident where he was escorted off of a flight for refusing to turn off his BlackBerry. "I messed up. I feel like an idiot because of it."

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Lisa Ling: I had a miscarriage

Former View co-host Lisa Ling has revealed she had a miscarriage six months ago, in an episode of The View, and says the experience left her feeling like "a complete failure."

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Stage Rush TV: Episode 43 by Jesse North

Talking points: Pitmen Painters‘ Christopher Connel on his favorite New York spots Broadway grosses What do you think, Rushers? Can you see Connel playing Dad in Billy Elliot the Music…

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Cerveris, Gemignani et al. Lead Brody's OPERATION EPSILON Reading, 12/10

Producer Ellen Berman Enchanted April presents a reading of the new play, Operation Epsilon by Alan Brody The Housewives of Manheim with direction by Tony Award-winning directorproducer Andy…

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Lyle Lovett Joins MUCH ADO at Kirk Douglas Theatre, 12/10

Lyle Lovett joins the cast of Much Ado About Nothing beginning December 10 at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. The performing company of 18 actors and musicians include Chris Butler, Ramon De Ocamp…

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Friday, December 10, 2010 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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The Rockettes Set for December 13 Appearance on The Dr. Oz Show

The Radio City Music Hall's world-famous Rockettes will make a guest appearance on the Christmas episode of The Dr. Oz Show on Monday, December 13. In addition to the Rockettes&apos…

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Strong voices, clear diction rise above 'Smoke' by James Jorden

Next year's centennial of Tennessee Wil liams' birth got off to an early start Wednesday with a revival of Lee Hoiby's "Summer and Smoke." But while the Manhattan School of Music's productio…

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You don't know Jack (yet) by Michael Riedel

About 4 a.m. on Dec. 12, 1976, Jack Cassidy, the suave, handsome char acter actor, poured himself a scotch and soda and settled down on the couch in his West Hollywood pent house. He prob…

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James Barbour Launches Six-City Holiday Concert Tour

Broadway star James Barbour, will premiere his six-city 2010 HOLIDAY CONCERT TOUR on Saturday evening, December 4 at the RUBICON THEATRE in Ventura California.

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Ringing My Bell by Steve On Broadway (sob)

Ringing My BellI'll wager most Americans have no idea the Salvation Army is actually an organized religious faith that they're supporting every time they throw their loose change into one of…

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The Playwright's Play About Quitting Theater (Performed in His Living Room)

When seeing Our Town brought him exactly no solace over the death of his father, Ed Schmidt had a revelation: "If great theater is no use to him in a moment of crisis, then it's not worth sp…

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TT: The girl in the kitchen sink

I went to Madison, New Jersey, last Saturday to see the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey perform I Capture the...

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TT: The man who said no to Hitler

For the past couple of months, I've been working my way through Adolf Busch: The Life of an Honest Musician,...

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A Year In Review: A look back at theatre 2010 by bbbblogger

A YEAR IN REVIEW: BONEAU/BRYAN-BROWN LOOKS BACK ON 2010Boneau/Bryan-Brown takes this opportunity to celebrate the New Year by looking back at the first half of the 2010-2011 Season, and cele…

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SCKBSTD Announces Casting for World Premiere at Virgina Stage Company by bbbblogger

EXCLUSIVE: Robert Cuccioli, Jill Paice, Marcus Lovett, Kevin Mambo Will Star in Premiere of SCKBSTD Musical By Kenneth Jones 09 Dec 2010 Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli will play the titl…

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BC/EFA’s “Broadway Backwards 6″ will play the Longacre Theatre on Monday, February 7, 2011 by bbbblogger

BROADWAY BACKWARDS 6 PRODUCED BY BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS AND BENEFITING BC/EFA & THE CENTER MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7 AT 8 PM BROADWAY'S LONGACRE THEATRE TICKETS ON SALE TODAY: www.br…

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Time Stands Still to end acclaimed run on Sunday, January 30 by bbbblogger

BROADWAY'S BEST REVIEWED NEW PLAY TO END RUN ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 30 AT CORT THEATRETIME STANDS STILL, Broadway's best reviewed new play, will end its acclaimed run when stars Laura Linney, Br…

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Who's on Broadway? White Women Tourists by Maya Pope-Chappell

Broadway is full of tourists. That's the completely unsurprising finding from a demographic study of the 11.89 million theatergoers during the 2009-10 season. The vast majority of the Broadw…

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Haunted -- Theater Review by David Rooney

Edna O'Brien's play intrigues and frustrates in equal measure but ultimately falls short on emotional rewards.

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Brenda Blethyn's Off-Broadway Debut by HENRY EDWARDS

After seeing Brenda Blethyn in the 2004 Broadway revival of “'night, Mother,” Edna O'Brien, the 79-year-old Irish-born writer whose works often revolve around the inner feelings …

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The Met's 100th Anniversary Production of Puccini's Fanciulla; Stocking Stuffer Books; Leslie Uggams Out West; Hoffman through the Hollerdays; King Tut Soon Returns Home; More by Ellis Nassour

Puccini's La Fanciulla del West or The Girl of the Golden West has returned to the Met for a series of performances commemorating the 100th anniversary of the opera's 1910 world prem there.

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Remember Elling? by Peter Filichia

Most every December, I moderate a panel for the Drama League's Christmas Luncheon. In the past, I've interviewed the stars of Wonderful Town, Regrets Only, Cymbeline, The Woman in White and …

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You don't know Jack (yet) by MICHAEL RIEDEL

About 4 a.m. on Dec. 12, 1976, Jack Cassidy, the suave, handsome char acter actor, poured himself a scotch and soda and settled down on the couch in his West Hollywood pent house. He probab…

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Helen Mirren is a woman in a man's role in 'The Tempest' by Claudia Puig

Helen Mirren has some very definite ideas about Shakespeare.

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The Tempest - Review

No one can accuse visionary director Julie Taymor of lacking ambition. Her strained take on Shakespeare's purported last play, The Tempest, starts by giving Prospero a sex change.

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Not taken by storm by LOU LUMENICK (*)

Bard tale washed-up

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When Youthful Desire Grows Into Regret by ANTHONY TOMMASINI

“Summer and Smoke,” at the Manhattan School of Music Opera Theater, tells of two young adults who grew up together in a small town but whose desire for each other is never realiz…

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Snowy Jingles and a Sinatra ‘Dreidel’ by STEPHEN HOLDEN

The religious aspect is absent from Michael Feinstein’s annual end-of-the year shows at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency.

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A zany lothario rules his 'Palace O' Fun' by Wendy Rosenfield

This is the first time Caesar - master of ceremonies at Walnut Street Theatre Studio 3's production of Caesar's Palace O' Fun - has performed in Philadelphia. But for roughly a decade, audie…

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'Dublin Carol' from Amaryllis: Dreary drunk is poor company by Toby Zinman

I've met some boring, self-pitying, self-important, garrulous drunks in my day, but John, the central character in Conor McPherson's Dublin Carol, presented by Amaryllis Theatre Company, tak…

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Cor Blimey, it's Billie Doolittle by Baz Bamigboye

David Jason is being wooed to return to the West End stage with Angela Lansbury, Rupert Everett and Billie Piper.

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Fleming Adds New Role, Helping Guide Opera Troupe by DANIEL J. WAKIN

In addition, she wants the Lyric to present American musicals, starting with “Oklahoma!” in the spring of 2013 and will give her thoughts on casting and future shows.

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Sylvie Cachay's boyfriend Nicholas Brooks, son of sleazy songwriter Joseph Brooks, knows scandal by Jose Martinez

Long before his girlfriend turned up dead in a hotel bathroom, Nicholas Brooks' family name had been tied to scandal.

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Theater in prison for good ‘Measure' by FRANK SCHECK

As theater audiences go, the one for "Measure for Measure" last week was pretty uniform — an all-female contingent that was in uniform: the dark-green pants and shirts of the Bayview C…

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Strong voices, clear diction rise above 'Smoke' by JAMES JORDEN

Next year's centennial of Tennessee Wil liams' birth got off to an early start Wednesday with a revival of Lee Hoiby's "Summer and Smoke." But while the Manhattan School of Music's producti…

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Playwright Clears His Stage and Bookcases by BRUCE WEBER

Ed Schmidt’s personal farewell to the theater, “My Last Play,” takes place in his Brooklyn living room.

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Making a List: Naughty and Naughtier by ERIK PIEPENBURG

There are plenty of shows, including the cheery and blasphemous, to keep the winter blahs at bay, like “A Child’s Christmas in Wales” and “Naked Holidays.”

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ArtsBeat: Theater Talkback: The Exploding Art of Set Design by CHARLES ISHERWOOD

The immersive decor at some Broadway theaters treads dangerously close to kitsch.

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Television Review: Make ’Em Laugh With Tales of Tears by ALESSANDRA STANLEY

Carrie Fisher’s Broadway show about her bumpy life has been turned into a film on HBO, which is also showing an interview with her mother, Debbie Reynolds.

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Movie Review | 'The Tempest': Dread Rattling Thunder! Yes, It’s Shakespeare by A. O. SCOTT

Julie Taymor brings her theatrical exuberance to a new film version of “The Tempest.”

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What Golden Age? More Answers About Musical Theater by THE NEW YORK TIMES

The author Larry Stempel on shrinking orchestra pits and golden ages.

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Broadway Cast Is Set for 'Bengal Tiger' by ERIK PIEPENBURG

Casting was announced for the coming production of Rajiv Joseph's play "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo," which stars Robin Williams.

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Video: Celebrating 'Revelations' at 50 by JULIE BLOOM

Have you seen "Revelations"? Share your memories about the dance.

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Theater Talkback: The Exploding Art of Set Design by CHARLES ISHERWOOD

The immersive décor at some Broadway theaters treads dangerously close to kitsch.

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'Time Stands Still' to Close by ERIK PIEPENBURG

The play, starring Laura Linney, will close at the Cort Theater in January.

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On 'Colbert Report,' Steve Martin Interview Is No Paint-by-Numbers Affair by DAVE ITZKOFF

With the assistance of Frank Stella, Shepard Fairey and Andres Serrano, Mr. Martin tries to determine the value of a portrait of his host.

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Review: The Blue Flower by Sandy MacDonald

A.R.T.'s new production of Jim and Ruth Bauer's musical about the entanglements among four Weimar-era historical figures is wholly captivating.

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Feature: Julie Taymor Stirs Up a Tempest by Leslie (Hoban) Blake

The Tony Award-winning director discusses her big-screen version of Shakespeare's play, starring Helen Mirren.

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The Rockettes Set for December 13 Appearance on The Dr. Oz Show by Andy Propst

The Radio City Music Hall's world-famous Rockettes will make a guest appearance on the Christmas episode of The Dr. Oz Show on Monday, December 13.In addition to the Rockettes' performance, …

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Dick Van Dyke Cancels Geffen Playhouse Engagement of Step in Time by Andy Propst

Tony Award winner Dick Van Dyke's has cancelled the production of his autobiographical show Step in Time - A Musical Memoir at the Geffen Playhouse, which had been scheduled to run untiul Ja…

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Alexander Markov to Perform New Year's Eve Concert at Russian Tea Room by Dan Bacalzo

Violinist Alexander Markov will perform a New Year's Eve concert at the Russian Tea Room, beginning at 9pm.VIP tickets include a five-course dinner and a private classical concert by Markov.…

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Suzana Stankovic to Present Benefit Performances of Predestined by Dan Bacalzo

Actress/dancer/choreographer/producer Suzana Stankovic will present benefit performances of Predestined, at TADA! Theater, on December 17 and 18 at 8pm.This dance-theater and story-driven pe…

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Glenn Davis, Arian Moayed, Hrach Titizian, et al. to Join Robin Williams in Broadway's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo by Dan Bacalzo

Glenn Davis, Brad Fleischer, Hrach Titizian, Sheila Vand, Necar Zadegan, and Arian Moayed will join the previously reported Robin Williams in the Broadway production of Rajiv Joseph's Benga…

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Dr. Gilda Carle Set for December 19 Talkback at Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating and Marriage by Andy Propst

Dr. Gilda Carle will participate in a post-performance talkback following the 3pm matinee on Sunday, December 19 of Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating and Marriage, playing at at the Dow…

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Christina Ricci Eligible for Best Featured Actress Tony; Additional Tony Award Eligibility Decisions Announced by Dan Bacalzo

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the first time this season to decide the eligibility of 12 Broadway productions for the 2011 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards, prese…

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Larry Hagman to Guest Star on ABC's Desperate Housewives by Andy Propst

Larry Hagman will guest star on ABC's Desperate Housewives, according to published reports. The episode, to be aired later this season, will begin shooting next week.Hagman will be playing a…

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VIDEO FLASH: Liza Minnelli on TCM's Private Screenings by Andy Propst

In anticipation of the special Private Screenings: Liza Minnelli, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has released a sneak preview of the legendary star's conversation with host Robert Osborne. As p…

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Patricia Conolly, Michael Countryman, Francesca Faridany, Jeremy Shamos, et al. Set for Atlantic's New York Idea by Dan Bacalzo

Patricia Conolly, Michael Countryman, Francesca Faridany, Mikaela Feely-Lehmann, Rick Holmes, John Keating, Peter Maloney, Jaime Ray Newman, Patricia O'Connell, Jeremy Shamos, Joey Slotnick …

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Mercedes Ruehl to Star in McCarter Theatre's The How and The Why by Andy Propst

Tony and Academy Award winner Mercedes Ruehl will star in Sarah Treem's The How and The Why, to run January 7 - February 13 at the McCarter Theatre. Emily Mann will direct the production.Tre…

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René Augesen, Manoel Felciano, Anthony Fusco, et al. Set for A.C.T.'s Clybourne Park by Dan Bacalzo

Full casting has been announced for the West Coast premiere of Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park, to be presented by American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), January 20-February 13. As previously …

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PHOTO FLASH: Chita Rivera, Kamilah Forbes, Lynn Nottage Honored at League of Professional Theatre Women Luncheon by Tristan Fuge

On Thursday, December 9, The League of Professional Theatre Women honored Chita Rivera, Kamilah Forbes, and Lynn Nottage at the organization's awards luncheon at Sardi's Restaurant.Charles R…

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Robert Cuccioli, Kevin Mambo, Jill Paice, et al. Set for Bruce Hornsby Musical SCKBSTD by Andy Propst

Virginia Stage Company has announced casting for the new musical SCKBSTD, to run January 18 - February 6. John Rando will direct the production, which will have musical supervision by Kim Gr…

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Edward Albee, Judith Malina et al. Set for December 19 Panel on the History of Off-Broadway Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Edward Albee and Obie Award-winning founder of the Living Theatre Judith Malina will be among the participants in a panel discussion on the history of Off-B…

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Jeffrey DeMunn to Play Willy Loman in Old Globe's Death of a Salesman by Andy Propst

Tony and Emmy Award nominee Jeffrey DeMunn will play Willy Loman in Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, to run January 22 - February 27 at the Old Globe Theatre. Pam MacKinnon will direct t…

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Kevin Chamberlin, Alex Gemignani, Adam Riegler, et al. Set for Kellen and Joe Christmastime Show by Dan Bacalzo

Adam Riegler, who plays Pugsly in Broadway's Addams Family, will join the previously announced guest stars Jill Abramovitz, Jeff Blumenkrantz, Kevin Chamberlin, Alexander Gemigani, Nicole Le…

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Frenchie Davis to Perform Sweet Soul Music at La Mirada Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

Broadway veteran and American Idol alum Frenchie Davis will perform in Sweet Soul Music, a one night only concert at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts on Sunday, January 30 at 7:…

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John Gallagher, Jr., Laura Linney, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Steven Pasquale, et al. Set for New York Stage and Film Gala by Andy Propst

John Gallagher, Jr., Rebecca Naomi Jones, and Steven Pasquale will perform at New York Stage and Film's 2010 Winter Gala, to be held on Sunday, December 12 at The Plaza Hotel. All proceeds f…

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Broadway Backwards 6 to Be Performed February 7 at the Longacre Theatre by Andy Propst

Broadway Backwards 6 will be performed on Monday, February 7 at 8pm at the Longacre Theatre. The event is being presented by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual …

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The Radio City Christmas Spectacular Extends Through December 31 by Dan Bacalzo

The Radio City Christmas Spectacular has added five additional shows to its annual New York run, and will now close on Friday, December 31 following the 3pm performance.The show features num…

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Carey Mulligan to Join Michael Fassbender in Shame Film by Dan Bacalzo

Academy Award nominee and Broadway veteran Carey Mulligan will co-star in the forthcoming film Shame, according to Variety. The film features a screenplay by Steve McQueen and Abi Morgan.Sha…

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Jill Abramovitz, Molly Hager, Morgan Karr, Andrew Kober, et al. Set for NYPL Holiday Concerts by Dan Bacalzo

Performers have been announced for two concerts of all new holiday songs, to be presented at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, as part of The Church of S…

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James Fleet, Johnny Flynn, Juliet Stevenson, et al. Set for Richard Bean's The Heretic by Andy Propst

The Royal Court Theatre has announced complete casting for Richard Bean's The Heretic, to run February 4 - March 19. Jeremy Herrin will direct the production, which will be designed by Peter…

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Alfie Boe, Colm Wilkinson, Simon Bowman and John Owen-Jones' "Bring Him Home" Single to Be Available Beginning December 12 by Andy Propst

Alfie Boe, Colm Wilkinson, Simon Bowman and John Owen-Jones' rendition of "Bring Him Home" from Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's Les Miserables will be available for download on i…

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Christopher Innvar, Everett Quinton, Charlayne Woodard, et al. Set for Red Bull Theater's The Witch of Edmonton by Andy Propst

Red Bull Theater has announced complete casting for The Witch of Edmonton, which will begin previews at the Theater at St. Clement's on January 25 in anticipation of an official opening on J…

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Cast Set for Mike Leigh's London Revival of Ecstasy by Dan Bacalzo

Casting has been announced for a revival of Mike Leigh's Ecstasy, to be directed by the playwright at the Hampstead Theatre, March 10-April 9. Set in 1979, the action revolves around a group…

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Nick Fletcher, Selina Griffiths, et al. Set for Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales at Lyric Hammersmith by Dan Bacalzo

Jonathan Danciger, Nick Fletcher, Selina Griffiths, Alexandra Maher, Larry McCartney, George Rainsford, and Trevor White will star in Roald Dahl's Twisted Tales at the Lyric Hammersmith, acc…

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Phyllis Frelich, Marlee Matlin to Guest Star on CBS' CSI by Andy Propst

Tony Award winner Phyllis Frelich and Academy Award winner Marlee Matlin will guest star on CBS' CSI, according to a report on EW.com. The episode featuring the actresses' appearance is tent…

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Brave New World: Julie Taymor's Film "The Tempest" Opens in New York and Los Angeles Dec. 10

Julie Taymor's new feature film "The Tempest," featuring Academy Award winner Helen Mirren as Prospera, "an exiled sorceress whose vengeance is unleashed when her enemies are shipwrecked on …

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Deck the Carnegie Hall: NY Pops Celebrates Holidays With Guest Soloist Brian Stokes Mitchell Dec. 10-11

Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell headlines an eclectic program of holiday music -- embracing Christmas, Chanukah, Kwanzaa and "The Grinch" -- in three Dec. 10-11 New York Pops concert…

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STAGE TO SCREENS: Julie Taymor Spins a Shakespearean Web for New "Tempest" Film

Director Julie Taymor's new film version of Shakespeare's The Tempest starring Helen Mirren bends gender and conjures a brave new visual world.

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Adam Chanler-Berat, Christian Borle, Celia Keenan-Bolger Snagged for Peter and the Starcatcher in 2011

The New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) production of Peter and the Starcatcher, telling the origin of kid-lit hero Peter Pan, will feature Next to Normal's Adam Chanler-Berat as Peter.

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DIVA TALK: Chatting with Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark's Isabel Keating

News, views and reviews about the multi-talented women of the musical theatre and the concert/cabaret stage.

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Jersey Boys' Daniel Reichard Offers Holiday-Themed Show Dec. 10

Daniel Reichard, one of the original stars of Broadway's Jersey Boys, goes it solo Dec. 10 at the Triad Theater.

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McCarter Christmas Carol, With Graeme Malcolm, Justin Blanchard, Bill Buell, Opens Dec. 10

The McCarter Theatre Center's 30th annual production of A Christmas Carol officially opens Dec. 10 in the Matthews Theatre.

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Operation Epsilon Reading, With Michael Cerveris and James Rebhorn, Presented Dec. 10

Producer Ellen Berman presents a private reading of Alan Brody's new play, Operation Epsilon, Dec. 10 in Manhattan.

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Today In Theatre History: DECEMBER 10

1901 Sadie Martinot, Guy Bates Post, and Junius B. Booth play The Marriage Game. This drama, adapted by Clyde Fitch from Emile Augier's Le Marriage d'Olympe, highlights what ruination can co…

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Injury Sidelines Song-and-Dance Man Dick Van Dyke; Run of New Show Cancelled

Geffen Playhouse announced Dec. 9 that the new biographical show Step in Time!, by, about and starring showbiz icon Dick Van Dyke, was being shut down due to an injury. The octogenarian Bye …

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Producers Confirm That Bengal Tiger's L.A. Troupe Will Join Robin Williams on Broadway

The earlier Los Angeles cast of Rajiv Joseph's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo will reunite and join the previously announced Robin Williams for the 2011 Broadway engagement of the play.

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Rufus Wainwright's Prima Donna Set for New York City Opera Debut

Prima Donna, the Bastille Day-set opera by Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright, will make its Gotham debut in spring 2012 at the New York City Opera.

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Tony Rulings: Brief Encounter and Long Story Are Best Plays; Daisy and Life Are Revivals

The Tony Awards Administration Committee assembled Dec. 9 for the first time of the 2010-11 season to discuss the eligibility of 12 Broadway productions for the 2011 Tony Awards, presented b…

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Dancers Over 40 Will Present Legacy Awards Dec. 12; Honorees Announced

Dancers Over 40 will honor Edmund Gaynes, the producer who helped launch the popular annual discussion panels featuring veteran Broadway dancers talking about their experiences, at a special…

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Re-Tuned A Christmas Story: The Musical! Opens in Seattle Dec. 9

The 5th Avenue Theatre unwraps a fresh version of A Christmas Story: The Musical!, featuring a new score by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Dec. 9 in Seattle.

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Patricia Conolly, Michael Countryman, Jaime Ray Newman Get The New York Idea, Auburn's World Premiere

Casting is set for the world premiere of The New York Idea, Pulitzer Prize winner David Auburn's rewrite of the 1906 comedy of social mores. Atlantic Theater Company's commission will play t…

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Jacques Brel Extends Through January; Robert Cuccioli and Natascia Diaz to Appear

Jacques Brel RETURNS ... Brel, Blau, Shauman and Jouennest En Cabaret has extended its run at the Triad through January 2011.

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Frenchie Davis to Appear in Sweet Soul Music at La Mirada Theatre

"American Idol" finalist Frenchie Davis will appear in Sweet Soul Music, an evening of classic R&B music, at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, which will take place Jan. 30, 2011, a…

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Mandy Patinkin to Co-Star with Claire Danes in Showtime Pilot "Homeland"

Tony and Emmy Award winner Mandy Patinkin, who will return to the New York stage later this winter in the Public Theater production of Compulsion, will also make a return to series televisio…

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Tony and Oscar Winner Mercedes Ruehl to Star in McCarter Theatre's The How and the Why

Academy, Tony and Obie Award winner Mercedes Ruehl will star in the McCarter Theatre's world premiere of Sarah Treem's The How and The Why.

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The Original "Walking Dead": Jeffrey DeMunn Will Star as Willy Loman at Old Globe

Jeffrey DeMunn, the seasoned actor who plays Dale, the eldest in a tribe of surviving humans in "The Walking Dead" -- the hot new TV series about a world overrun with zombies -- will play Wi…

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EXCLUSIVE: Shuler Hensley, Laura Osnes, Andrea Burns Set for Buddy's Tavern Musical Reading

Tony Award winner Shuler Hensley, Laura Osnes and Andrea Burns will take part in a January reading of the new musical Buddy's Tavern, based on the film "Two Family House," Playbill.com has l…

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John Gallagher Jr., Rebecca Naomi Jones, Michael Mayer to Honor Laura Linney and Jordan Roth

American Idiot stars John Gallagher Jr. and Rebecca Naomi Jones, Steven Pasquale and cast members from Spring Awakening will perform at the New York Stage and Film's Annual Winter Gala, hono…

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EXCLUSIVE: Robert Cuccioli, Jill Paice, Marcus Lovett, Kevin Mambo Will Star in SCKBSTD Musical

Tony Award nominee Robert Cuccioli will play the title character in the world premiere of SCKBSTD, an original musical by Grammy Award winner Bruce Hornsby. Tony winner John Rando directs th…

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PHOTO CALL: Mary-Louise Parker, Michael Cerveris, Amy Ryan Take Part in "An Evening with Colum McCann"

Mary-Louise Parker, Michael Cerveris and Amy Ryan took part in a Dec. 8 event featuring readings by author Colum McCann.

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Meadows Prize Winner Will Power to Develop Work for Dallas Theater Center

Fetch Clay, Make Man playwright and hip-hop performer Will Power, the winner of the 2010 Meadows Prize, will take up residency at the Dallas Theater Center in 2011.

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Broadway Real Estate

Like to keep track of what show is booked into which Broadway theatre? If so, then you will particularly enjoy Playbill.com's new feature, Broadway Real Estate, which is updated periodically.

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PHOTO CALL: Alan Rickman, Kim Cattrall, Margaret Colin Attend Opening Night of Haunted, with Brenda Blethyn

Alan Rickman, Kim Cattrall and Margaret Colin were among those in attendance at the Dec. 8 opening night performance of Edna O'Brien's Haunted at 59E59 Theaters. Two-time Academy Award nomin…

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Who Had a Hand in a Puppet Murder at Avenue Q? Playbill.com Video Series Revealed

Think of it as a Q-Dunnit. "Avenue Clue," a three-part parody video series charting the shocking backstage murder of a puppet star at Off-Broadway's Avenue Q, has launched exclusively on Pla…

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Newsies Musical Reading Includes Jay Armstrong Johnson, Shuler Hensley, Meghann Fahy

Academy Award-winning composer Alan Menken, Tony Award-winning playwright Harvey Fierstein and Jack Feldman are ready to "Seize the Day" with a reading of their stage adaptation of the 1992 …

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Walnut Street Amadeus Cast Announced; Dan Olmstead and Rob McClure Embody Composers

Dan Olmstead will play bitter composer Salieri opposite Rob McClure's rambunctious Mozart in Walnut Street Theatre's new production of Peter Shaffer's Amadeus, playing Jan. 18-March 6, 2011.

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Robert Bartley Will Direct and Choreograph Broadway Backwards 6

The annual Broadway Backwards concert -- featuring male singers performing songs traditionally sung by women and women singing tunes written for men -- will be presented Feb. 7, 2011, at 8 P…

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Alan Cumming to Star Opposite James Franco, Claire Danes, Catherine Keener in "Maladies"

Tony Award winner Alan Cumming will appear in "Maladies," an upcoming film starring James Franco and stage veterans Claire Danes and Catherine Keener, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Free Holiday Concert to Feature Morgan Karr, Andrew Kober and More

In addition to the Dec. 12 Songbook series concert, Arts and Artists at St. Paul's will also offer a second holiday-themed evening at the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Libra…

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Nancy Dussault Will Be In Love Again at the Metropolitan Room

Veteran stage and screen actress Nancy Dussault, most recently on Broadway in the original production of Into the Woods, will go it solo later this month at the Metropolitan Room in Manhatta…

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The Witch of Edmonton to Feature Christopher Innvar, Everett Quinton and Charlayne Woodard

Red Bull Theater will present a limited engagement of The Witch of Edmonton, adapted and directed by Jesse Berger, beginning Jan. 25, 2011, at Theater at St. Clement's. Opening night will be…

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Kristin Chenoweth, Matthew Morrison, Lea Michele Will to Honor Streisand at MusiCares Gala

Academy Award winner Barbra Streisand will be honored as the 2011 MusiCares Person of the Year at its 21st annual benefit gala, which will be held Feb. 11, 2011, at the Los Angeles Conventio…

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RSC Presents Premiere of New Musical Matilda, Opening Dec. 9; Matthew Warchus Directs

Matilda, a new musical based on the novel by Roald Dahl that was first published in 1988, receives its world premiere in a Royal Shakespeare Company production at the Courtyard Theatre, Stra…

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Two-Show Day With Chicago Star Leigh Zimmerman

Ever wonder about the routine of a Broadway actor on one of those grueling two-performance days? Leigh Zimmerman, currently starring as merry murderess Velma Kelly in the long-running reviva…

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: A Two-Show Day With Chicago Star Leigh Zimmerman

Ever wonder about the routine of a Broadway actor on one of those grueling two-performance days? Leigh Zimmerman, currently starring as merry murderess Velma Kelly in the long-running reviva…

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Chita Rivera Honored by League of Professional Theatre Women (Photos) by Matt Blank

The League of Professional Theatre Women presented Tony Award winner Chita Rivera with its 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award at the League's Awards Luncheon, held Dec. 9 at Sardi’s.The a…

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Lee Lessack KickStarts Funding Campaign for "Chanteur" Recording by Thomas Peter

MAC and Bistro Award-winning concert artist Lee Lessack is launching a KickStarter campaign to raise funds for a recording of his recent concert, “Chanteur.” The singer has gone …

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Benjamin Walker Talks Andrew Jackson "On Stage" (Video) by Thomas Peter

Benjamin Walker, who currently stars in Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson at Broadway’s Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, recently sat down with NY1’s “On Stage” correspondent Pa…

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Stephen Sondheim Talks His Craft on "Newshour" (Video) by Thomas Peter

Legendary composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim recently sat down with Jeffrey Brown, of PBS’ “Newshour,” to discuss his lyrics, which are the focus of his new book “Fin…

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Donny and Marie Osmond Bring Christmas to "Good Morning America" (Video) by Thomas Peter

Performing siblings Donny and Marie Osmond are returning to Broadway with Donny & Marie - A Broadway Christmas, and they visited “Good Morning America” Dec. 8 to talk about t…

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Miss Abigail to Welcome Relationship Expert Dr. Gilda Carle by Thomas Peter

Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating and Marriage, which stars Eve Plumb of “The Brady Bunch” fame, will host a post-show talkback with relationship expert Dr. Gilda Carl…

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"Avenue Clue" Part Two

When Livinia is found (GASP!) murdered, everyone in the Avenue Q gang is a suspect. Locked in the theater, Rod takes charge to solve the crime, but how can you single out the murderer when E…

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'Tis the Season: Brian Stokes Mitchell Celebrates Holidays With New York Pops

Tony winner Brian Stokes Mitchell joins conductor Steven Reineke and the New York Pops for three holiday concerts at Carnegie Hall this season. At 8 PM Dec. 10-11, expect an array of classic…

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Cerveris, Gemignani et al. Lead Brody's OPERATION EPSILON Reading, 12/10

Producer Ellen Berman Enchanted April presents a reading of the new play, Operation Epsilon by Alan Brody The Housewives of Manheim with direction by Tony Award-winning directorproducer Andy…

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Lyle Lovett Joins MUCH ADO at Kirk Douglas Theatre, 12/10 by BWW News Desk

Lyle Lovett joins the cast of Much Ado About Nothing beginning December 10 at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. The performing company of 18 actors and musicians include Chris Butler, Ramon De Ocamp…

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James Barbour Launches Six-City Holiday Concert Tour by BWW News Desk

Broadway star James Barbour, will premiere his six-city 2010 HOLIDAY CONCERT TOUR on Saturday evening, December 4 at the RUBICON THEATRE in Ventura California.

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TWITTER WATCH: Sean Hayes' GYPSY OF THE YEAR Footage

BroadwayWorld.com presents Twitter Watch, which brings you only the best and most interesting reports straight from the mouths of Broadway stars, shows and more on the hot social networking …

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Jason, Lansbury, Everett, Piper to Star in West End PYGMALION?

According to a report by Baz Bamigboye for UK Daily Mail, David Jason is in talks to join Angela Lansbury, Rupert Everett and Billie Piper in the upcoming West End run of George Bernard Shaw…

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Randy Newman's HARPS & ANGELS

The world premiere of Randy Newman's Harps and Angels opened at the Center GroupMark Taper Forum at the Los Angeles Music Center on Sunday, November 21. Performances continue through Decembe…

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Dick Van Dyke Cancels STEP IN TIME! Due to Injury

Due to an achilles injury, Dick Van Dyke will be unable to perform in his upcoming show Dick Van Dyke - Step in Time - A Musical Memoir at the Geffen Playhouse. Van Dyke shared, I very much …

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Tom Wopat Returns to Birdland, 12/27

Jim Caruso is proud to announce the return of TOM WOPAT to the Birdland stage on Monday, December 27 at 7pm. This concert is part of the Broadway at Birdland series, which highlights perform…

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BWW TV Exclusive: GYPSY OF THE YEAR 2010 Highlights! by Broadway Beat

The 22nd Annual GYPSY OF THE YEAR Competition raised 3,776,720 for Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS, thanks to the tireless work of 63 participating Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touri…

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Becki Newton Gives Birth to a Baby Boy

According to USMagazine.com, UGLY BETTY's Becki Newton and her husband Chris Diamantopoulos have welcomed a son to the family. The 32 year old gave birth to a baby boy in Los Angeles in earl…

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Photo Flash: Jackson, Harner, et al. in THE GREEN by BWW Photo Special

Jason Butler Harner and Cheyenne Jackson co-star in Table Ten Films' upcoming, 'The Green'. The movie, which finished shooting on September 2, features direction by Steven Williford and was …

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STAGE TUBE: George Lopez Saves Alan Cumming's Life

In the following interview, stage and screen star Alan Cumming sits down with George Lopez to chat about how George saved his life. Click below to wath the video

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Conolly, Slotnick et al. Set for Auburn's THE NEW YORK IDEA at Atlantic Theatre Co. in 2011

Atlantic Theater Company Neil Pepe, Artistic Director Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director is proud to announce that Patricia Conolly, Michael Countryman, Francesca Faridany, Mikaela Feely-Lehm…

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Davis, Fleischer et al.. Join Williams in BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO on Broadway; Cast Complete

Casting has been completed for the Broadway premiere of Rajiv Joseph's play BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO - set to begin previews March 11 and open March 31 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre …

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8 Days A Week With The Cast of RAIN- Day Seven by GabrielleSierra

Broadwayworld has joined with the cast of Rain- A Beatles Tribute for our new 8 Days A Week feature.

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Tony Committee Releases First 2010-11 Eligibility Rulings - BRIEF ENCOUNTER, Christina Ricci, DAISY as Revival & More

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the first time this season to decide the eligibility of 12 Broadway productions for the 2011 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards, prese…

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Cuccioli, Paice, et al. Set for Virginia Stage's SCKBSTD Musical

Virginia Stage has announced that it will premiere a new musical by Grammy Award winner Bruce Hornsby, entitled SCKBSTD in early 2011. The project is set to feature Tony nominee Robert Cucci…

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BWW TV First Look: WEST SIDE STORY on Tour!

More than fifty years ago one musical changed theater forever. From the first note to the final breath, WEST SIDE STORY soars as the greatest love story of all time. The national tour of Bro…

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Riegler Joins Blumenkrantz, Chamberlin, Gemignani for CHRISTMASTIME SHOW

ADAM RIEGLER THE ADDAMS FAMILY, SHREK has been added to the lineup of Broadway performers featured in The Kellen and Joe Christmastime Show, an evening of Yuletide cheer and original music f…

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Barbra Streisand to be Received into the California Hall of Fame, 12/14

The California Museum announces the 2010 California Hall of Fame on Tues., Dec. 14, 2010, when Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and First Lady Maria Shriver will continue their tradition of ho…

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Photo Flash: Jeffrey DeMunn Leads DEATH OF A SALESMAN at The Old Globe

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the casting of Tony and Emmy Award nominee Jeffrey DeMunn as Willy Loman in the Globe's upcoming revival of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman.…

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BWW TV Preview: Liza Minnelli on TCM's Private Screenings!

Hollywood icon Liza Minnelli - whose brilliant career has earned her an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy and four Tony Awards - will sit down with Turner Classic Movies TCM host Robert Osborne for P…

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Photo Coverage: Goldberg, Williams & More Honor Billy Crystal at Tisch by BWW Photo Special

A distinguished list of entertainers joined in honoring Tony Award and Emmy Award winning actor Billy Crystal, Class of 1970, at the Tisch School of Arts' annual gala, The Face of Tisch incl…

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Leslie Kritzer Gives Musical Theater Masterclass In DC 12/18

Broadway's Leslie Kritzer Legally Blonde, Hairspray, Sondheim on Sondheim, A Catered Affair who is currently starring in the Arena Stage production of every tongue confess, will be giving a …

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Broadway Ad Man Donald H. Josephson Dies at 82

Donald H. Josephson, a prominent theatrical advertising executive during the Golden Age of Broadways Mad Men, died December 8, 2010 at New York Presbyterian Hospital in Manhattan. He was 82.

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Brad Fleischer, Glenn Davis & More Join Robin Williams in Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo by Broadway.com Staff

Complete casting has been announced for Rajiv Joseph's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo, which will begin performances on March 11, 2011 ahead of a March 31 opening at Broadway's Richard Rodg…

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The Motherf**ker With the Hat, Starring Chris Rock, Moves Forward First Preview by Broadway.com Staff

The forthcoming Broadway production of Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Motherf**ker With the Hat starring Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Annabella Sciorra and Yul Vasquez has mo…

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Colin Quinn's Long Story Short Gets the Squigs Treatment by Broadway.com Staff

Funnyman Colin Quinn's Long Story Short is pretty epic: one man, one stage, one history of the world--and now, one portrait by Justin 'Squigs' Robertson! Broadway.com's resident artist heade…

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Robert Cuccioli to Star in Virginia Premiere of SCKBSTD, with Music by Bruce Hornsby by Broadway.com Staff

Robert Cuccioli will play the title character in the world premiere of SCKBSTD, opening January 18, 2011 at the Virginia Stage Company in Norfolk, VA. Tony winner John Rando will direct the …

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Casting Set for Atlantic Theater Company's The New York Idea by David Auburn by Broadway.com Staff

Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for its forthcoming world premiere production of The New York Idea, David Auburn's adaptation of the 1906 comedy by Langdon Mitchell. The play …

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Tony Administration Makes First Decisions of 2010-2011 Season; Time Stands Still's Christina Ricci Eligible by Broadway.com Staff

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met on December 9 for the first time this season to decide the eligibility of 12 Broadway productions (Brief Encounter, The Pitmen Painters, Mrs. War…

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An American Idol Meets an American Hero as Kris Allen Takes In Spider-Man by Bruce Glikas

American Idol winner Kris Allen was so enthralled after attending his first-ever Broadway show, the popular singer decided to take in another musical the following night! On December 8, Alle…

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Super-Size Ask a Star! Broadway Christmas Stars Donny & Marie Answer Your Questions by Broadway.com Staff

Who's nicer than Donny and Marie Osmond? Nobody! They've been stars of television, concerts, and theater for four decades, but the sibs remain as friendly and approachable as the folks next …

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Glee Fans Want a Romantic Rendezvous Underneath Mistletoe with Darren Criss by Broadway.com Staff

As the holiday season swept its way through McKinley High on the December 7 episode of Glee, Broadway.com asked readers which Glee star they would most like to find themselves standing next …

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The Radio City Christmas Spectacular Adds Additional Performances by Broadway.com Staff

Holiday favorite The Radio City Christmas Spectacular has added five performances to its seasonal show schedule, extending its run at New York's landmark Radio City Music Hall through Decemb…

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Broadway Holiday Flashback! Donny and Marie Osmond Rock Around the Christmas Tree by Broadway.com Staff

Joy to the world, the holidays are here! Broadway.com is celebrating by gifting readers with some of our favorite star-studded seasonal clips. Donny and Marie Osmond are readying for the big…

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You Like Us, You Really Like Us! Theatergoers Name Broadway.com #1 Source in Broadway League Report by Broadway.com Staff

If you're a Broadway fan reading this story, you're not alone! According to statistics of theatergoing habits gathered by The Broadway League, Broadway.com is the number one place for theate…

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Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes, Bebe Neuwirth & More Come Out for 2010 Gypsy of the Year by Bruce Glikas

The annual Gypsy of the Year competition is one of the Broadway community's favorite events, and the 2010 edition was no exception! Beloved stage stars like Kristin Chenoweth, Sean Hayes, Li…

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Tony-Nominated Drama Time Stands Still Sets Closing Date by Broadway.com Staff

Donald Margulies' Tony-nominated drama Time Stands Still will close at Broadway's Cort Theatre on January 30, 2011. The production, which stars Laura Linney, Brian d'Arcy James, Eric Bogosia…

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NY Review: 'Black Nativity Now: A Gospel Celebration' by Cindy Pierre

This high-energy gospel fest tries to tell the story of the birth of Christ in a creative way, but its overambition crams the spectrum of the black cultural experience into 75 minutes and le…

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David Cote: Picks of the week by David Cote

David Cote: Picks of the week

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Photo finish: Time Stands Still to close on January 30 by David Cote

Time Stands Still, with Laura Linney and Christina Ricci, to close January 30

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On Theater: Julie Taymor is a fearless flier

If moguls from Broadway, Hollywood and opera had wandered past a door in Indonesia in the late '70s, it is unlikely that any of them would have looked at the young American woman making pupp…

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On the scene: ‘The Scottsboro Boys' talkback by Jesse North

The Scottsboro Boys may be in its final week on Broadway due to disappointing ticket sales, but theatergoers packed the Lyceum Theatre for Thursday night's performance. Following a sold-out …

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Stage Rush TV: Episode 43 by Jesse North

Talking points: Pitmen Painters‘ Christopher Connel on his favorite New York spots Broadway grosses What do you think, Rushers? Can you see Connel playing Dad in Billy Elliot the Music…

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Cleveland theater titan dies

Legit News: Lawrence Dolin ran Front Row, Playhouse Square -- Lawrence Dolin, who owned Front Row Theater in Cleveland for many years, died Dec. 6 in Cleveland of cancer. He was 67.

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No more Shakespeare, says Christopher Plummer by Richard Ouzounian

He's also weighing New York offer to star in Long Day's Journey Into Night.

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Charlottetown Festival’s ‘Anne of Green Gables’ gets a facelift

Musical gets new director, choreographer, set designer and an additional scene

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Long Wharf Theatre Creates Program for Audience Inclusion

New Haven's Long Wharf Theater is inviting the audience in on how it puts on a show. The "SPARK" program, led by associate artistic director Eric Ting (pictured below), is a series of hands-…

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'Fraulein Maria' Steps Out To Playful 'Sound of Music'

The Hills Come Alive for Hartford Stage's SummerStageThink summer.

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Judith Ivey Glows In 'Shirley Valentine' At Long Wharf

The show: "Shirley Valentine"

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Pegasus to take over Beacon St.

Pegasus Players, which for 25 years has been affiliated with Truman College, the City Colleges branch in Uptown, will soon be making a move. As of fall 2011, when the Black Ensemble Theatre…

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Stephen Colbert talks art with Steve Martin

Martin found Colbert's crowd welcoming of his expertise as an art collector and connoisseur.Martin found Colbert's crowd welcoming of his expertise as an art collector and connoisseur.

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In praise of … Matthew Bourne | Editorial

Talking about his souped-up, steamy adaptation of Carmen (or Car Man, as it was renamed) 10 years ago, Matthew Bourne remarked: "We've got sexy men and sexy women, so whatever you're into, i…

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Renee Fleming Named Creative Consultant At Lyric Opera of Chicago

Soprano Renee Fleming will take on a new role at the Lyric Opera of Chicago - one that is backstage, rather than onstage. The company announced that Fleming has been named its first creative…

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Helen Mirren Slams Hollywood Boys Club

While receiving the Sherry Lansing Leadership award in Los Angeles recently, actress Helen Mirren was critical of the male-centric entertainment that Hollywood has focused on in recent years.Linked From The Wall Street Journal at 12:00AM

Broadway's Season of Early Curtains

An extra chill is blowing down Broadway as nearly every new fall show that hasn't already closed prepares to shutter by the end of next month. Of the 19 shows that opened this season, only t…

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A Chilly Fall for Broadway

"Of the 19 shows that opened this season, only two are staying put for now. … Some productions have closed ahead of schedule or had their open-ended runs swiftly cut short. Others, like…

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