Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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'Spidey' stole my seat! by Michael Riedel

The management of the Foxwoods The atre, home to the be leaguered "Spider- Man: Turn Off the Dark," has admitted that at least some sections of the orchestra are unsafe. And to whom did m…

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Fisher, Kupferer, Lacke, & Pasquesi Lead GOD OF CARNAGE at Goodman in 2011

Casting is complete for the Chicago premiere of Yasmina Reza's triple Tony Award-winning God of Carnage. Director Rick Snyder directs a cast in which highly skilled stage performers take on …

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Mary Beth Fisher, Keith Kupferer et al. Set for Goodman's God of Carnage

Mary Beth Fisher, Keith Kupferer, Beth Lacke, and David Pasquesi will star in the Goodman Theatre's production of Yasmina Reza's Tony Award-winning play, God of Carnage, March 5-Ap…

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Feature: Sinking Their Teeth Into Dracula

Michel Altieri, George Hearn, and Jake Silbermann discuss the new Off-Broadway production of the classic vampire story.

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Etiquette Time by Andrea

Okay, I've held off long enough.  Theatre etiquette time.A few folks have told me that the name of this blog would suggest someone who will only see shows at the Fox or "highbrow" intel…

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Year in Review: The London Stage in 2010 by Matt Wolf

From Shakespeare to Sondheim, the theater scene in London brought something for almost everyone.

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'Women on the Verge' of an Early Closing by Erik Piepenburg

The Lincoln Center Theater production will close on Jan. 2, three weeks earlier than its originally scheduled run.

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ArtsBeat: 'Women on the Verge' of an Early Closing by Erik Piepenburg

The Lincoln Center Theater production will close on Jan. 2, three weeks earlier than its originally scheduled run.

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Letters: Music for mezzos

Cecilia Bartoli is certainly correct that she is "not exactly a failure as a singer" ('I can admit it. I am jealous', Film&Music, 24 December). However, I would disagree that composers are u…

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Box Office Tweets - Week Ending December 26, 2010 by Steve On Broadway (sob)

George Gershwin Theatre Box Office (Home to Wicked)Broadway Box Office Tweets - Week Ending December 19, 2010If you follow me on Twitter, you most likely know that each Monday, I offer my qu…

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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with SCKBSTD

Virginia Stage Company presents Grammy Award winner Bruce Hornsby's musical, entitled SCKBSTD will feature Tony nominee Robert Cuccioli ad will be directed by Tony winner John Rando. The pr…

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Starry Women on the Verge Musical to Close Early on Broadway by Broadway.com Staff

Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, a musical adaptation of the Spanish movie of the same name by Pedro Almodovar, will play its final performance at the Belasco Theatre on Sunday, Ja…

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Broadway's Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown to Now Close January 2

The new Broadway musical Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, presented by Lincoln Center at the Belasco Theatre, will now close on Sunday, January 2 following the 7pm performance, rat…

Linked From TheaterMania at 06:42PM

WOMEN ON THE VERGE to End Run Early; Show to Close January 2, 2011

Lincoln Center Theater under the direction of Andr Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer has announced that its production of WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BRE…

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Spider-Woman Is Leaving Troubled ‘Spider-Man’ by Patrick Healy

Natalie Mendoza, who has been recovering from an injury sustained during a performance of “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark,” is leaving the production.

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Leading actress pulls out of troubled Spider-Man musical

Natalie Mendoza, who played a leading role in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, has left the troubled show.

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Actress exits troubled 'Spider-Man' musical

Legit News: Natalie Mendoza suffered concussion Nov. 28 -- "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" co-star Natalie Mendoza, injured during the first preview of the new Broadway tuner, has departed t…

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater Review | 'Dollface': Stop Me if You’ve Heard This One ...Oh, You Have? by David Rooney

“Dollface,” a new musical set in the 1950s, brings humor straight from the Borscht Belt to the Lower East Side.

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Wait. I was credible? by Gil

fromNuv Nuv <nuv####@yahoo.com>tobroadwayabridgeddateTue, Dec 28, 2010 at 4:50 PMsubjectBroadway Abridged - Gilsigned-byyahoo.comPlease just stop.  You're no …

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Christmas brings cheer to Broadway

Legit News: Box office gets boost from vacationing auds -- The Christmas frame was once again a good time to be on Broadway -- that is, if your show had a well-established title that could…

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Christmas brings cheer to Broadway

Legit News: Box office gets boost from vacationing auds -- The Christmas frame was once again a good time to be on Broadway -- that is, if your show had a well-established title that could…

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Kennedy Center Honors

On Sunday, December 5, the 33rd Annual Kennedy Center Honored celebrated the talents and contributions of singer and songwriter Merle Haggard composer and lyricist Jerry Herman dancer, chore…

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ArtsBeat: Despite Snow, the Show Must Go On for Playbill Magazine, Too by Dave Itzkoff

The magazine has had to improvise a plan to deliver to Broadway theaters and other performance spaces after its production plant was cut off by cars and buses following Sunday's blizzard.

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Mummenschanz at Skirball Center for the Performing Arts of New York University by Yvonne Korshak

... Surrealism in motion ... Mummenschanz creates a world in which creatures take on forms different from our world but are governed by the same laws of physics as our world. Performers dres…

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Despite Snow, the Show Must Go On for Playbill Magazine, Too by Dave Itzkoff

The magazine has had to improvise a plan to deliver to Broadway theaters and other performance spaces after its production plant was cut off by cars and buses following Sunday's blizzard.

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The Plight of a Winter Playbill by Blake Ross

For 126 years, our magazine, the Playbill, has somehow, some way, made its way into theatres every night.  On Dec. 28, for the first time, it looked as though our streak of getting theatres…

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The Les Miserables Tour Cast Wish You Happy Holidays (Video) by Thomas Peter

The national tour of Les Miserables is keeping the holiday festivities going with this video featuring cast and crew members’ rendition of “Santa Claus Is Coming to Town.” …

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Priscilla Lopez to Host A-T Children's Project Benefit

Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez will host A Very Special Evening XVI, a benefit for the A-T Children's Project, to be held at The Clark Studio Theatre, on Monday, January 17 at 8pm. …

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MEMPHIS Celebrates 500th Show Wed Dec 29 at 2PM

CELEBRATES 500TH PERFORMANCE ON BROADWAY WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2010 MEMPHIS, winner of four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, celebrates its 500th performance on Wednesday, D…

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LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Composer Jerry Herman To Be Honored Tonight with Kennedy Center Honor

WINNER! THREE 2010 TONY AWARDS INCLUDING BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL! TOP 10 OF 2010! NEW YORK TIMES  *  TIME MAGAZINE  *  ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY * TIME OUT NEW YORK  …

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Fellow Writers To Help Charles Bock with 'Most Literary Rent Party Ever' by Charles McGrath

Fellow novelists host fundraiser for novelist Charles Bock whose wife has leukemia.

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2010 Year-End Countdown: Favorite Playbill Videos of the Past Year

This past year Playbill Video brought you exciting interviews with Broadway directors, composers and stars, exclusive musical performances, and special celebrations. It was a tough choice, b…

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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MEMPHIS Celebrates 500th Performance On Broadway 12/29

MEMPHIS, winner of four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, celebrates its 500th performance on Wednesday, December 29th at 2pm at the Shubert Theatre.

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Is “Three Pianos” a Musical Or Music Theatre? by Jonathan Mandell

With wine and song, three performers push the genre envelope It would be wrong to call Three Pianos a jukebox musical, even though it is a stage show created around a series of old songs. Af…

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BRIEF ENCOUNTER Ends Broadway Engagement 1/2/11

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic Director in association with David Pugh amp Dafydd Rogers and Cineworld say farewell to Kneehigh Theatres critically acclaimed production of …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:46PM

Jordan Baker, Jeffrey DeMunn, Robin Moseley, Lucas Caleb Rooney et al. Set for Old Globe's Death of a Salesman

Full casting has been announced for Old Globe Theatre's production of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, to run January 22 - February 27. Pam MacKinnon will direct the productio…

Linked From TheaterMania at 02:45PM

Spider-Man’s Natalie Mendoza May Exit Production by Broadway.com Staff

Natalie Mendoza, who plays Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark villainess Arachne, is in negotiations to exit the production, according to The New York Times. Mendoza suffered a concussion duri…

Linked From Broadway.com at 02:31PM

STAGE TUBE: Roundabout Staff Discusses The Importance of Being Earnest

Tony Award winner Brian Bedford Tartuffe directs and stars as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's comedic masterpiece about class and name-dropping. Here the staff of the Roundabout discusses th…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:29PM

RIALTO CHATTER: Another SPIDER-MAN Departure Coming?

Put this in the 'unconfirmed' column for now, but our Rialto Chatter tip line is hearing from multiple sources that Natalie Mendoza might not be the only actress departing SPIDER-MAN in the …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:28PM

Injured actress leaves 'Spider-man' cast

Natalie Mendoza, who suffered an offstage concussion Nov. 28 during the first preview of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," has left the company, effective immediately, according to published …

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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One of MTV's Teen Moms Is Arrested by Brian Stelter

Amber Portwood is facing charges of battery and neglect.

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Brian Bedford and Roundabout Staff Talk The Importance of Being Earnest (Video) by Thomas Peter

Tony Award winner Brian Bedford discusses returning to the Roundabout Theatre Company in Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, which he directs and stars as Lady Bracknell. Th…

Linked From Playbill at 01:49PM

SPRING AWAKENING, BONNIE & CLYDE Producer Swindles Tamara Tunie out of 1.4 Million

Showbiz411.com reports that Legally Blonde, Spring Awakening and Bonnie amp Clyde money-man, Joe Cilibrasi, has swindled Tamara Tunie, a client who he was managing financially, out of 1.4 mi…

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The year’s top 10 by Cate McQuaid, Globe Correspondent

Listed in order of opening: Gail Fitzgerald and Carl Ostendarp : Plasti-Kool II (Carroll and Sons)

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Josh Strickland Joins Brown et al. in 'Tim Rice & Friends' Benefit, 1/7

Josh Strickland, currently starring in PEEPSHOW and Holly's World on E, will join the cast of Broadway performers for Sir Tim Rice amp Friends, a salute to the Disney on Broadway songbook ho…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:00PM
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at noon (Broadway Time)
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A year for seeing promising signs by Cate McQuaid, Globe Correspondent

In contrast to the dramatic action on the museum front, with the opening of the Museum of Fine Arts’ ambitious new Art of the Americas Wing, 2010 has seen local galleries in something …

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Box Office Remains Strong for 'Spider-Man' in Challenging Week by Dave Itzkoff

The top-earning Broadway show for the Christmas week was "Wicked," while "Elf," "Billy Elliot," "Jersey Boys," "The Merchant of Venice" and "The Lion King" also grossed over $1 million.

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ArtsBeat: Box Office Remains Strong for 'Spider-Man' in Challenging Week by Dave Itzkoff

The top-earning Broadway show for the Christmas week was "Wicked," while "Elf," "Billy Elliot," "Jersey Boys," "The Merchant of Venice" and "The Lion King" also grossed over $1 million.

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A New Year’s Greeting From Sutton Foster as Reno Sweeney (Photo) by Matt Blank

Tony Award winner Sutton Foster will soon return to Broadway as Reno Sweeney in Roundabout’s 2011 revival of Anything Goes. Reno wishes all of her fans a Happy Holiday with this photo.…

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Broadway Grosses* w/e 12/26 by Ken Davenport

The following are the Broadway Grosses from the week ending Dec. 26, 2010: Show Name GrossGross TotalAttn %Cap AvgPdAdm A FREE MAN OF COLOR $143,850 3,640 43.62% $39.52 A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC …

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'The Nutcracker' Chronicles: In Virginia, a Nutcracker for Every State by Alastair Macaulay

This is the 25th "Nutcracker" production I've seen this season, and of the 23 I've seen for the first time it strikes me as the most perfect.

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Lea Michele Hopes to Record Solo Album...in the Future

Although she currently says she is not ready, Lea Michele has announced that she hopes to one day record a solo album, following in the footsteps of GLEE costar Matthew Morrison. For the ti…

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: 'Reno Sweeney' Wishes You a Happy New Year!

Roundabout Theatre Company will present Joel Grey and Sutton Foster in Anything Goes in 2011. Directed amp choreographed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall, Anything Goes will begin perf…

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PHOTO FLASH: Sutton Foster in Anything Goes New Year's Promotional Photo

A special New Year's greeting promotional image has been released for the Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of the musical Anything Goes, which will play the Ste…

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 12/26

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 12262010

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'Grey Gardens,' 'Saturday Night Live' et al. Added to National Film Registry

Earlier today the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress published a list of 25 films to be added to the list of over 500 respected movies dating back to 1891. As specified by the…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:28AM

Klea Blackhurst, Jeff Daniels, Christine Lavin, Karen Ziemba, et al. Set for January Appearances at Birdland

Birdland has announced the acts that will play the famed club in January. Highlights of the month include singer Klea Blackhurst (January 10), singer-songwriter Christine Lavin with guest s…

Linked From TheaterMania at 11:27AM

Elton John and David Furnish Become Parents of Baby Boy by Thomas Peter

Tony and Grammy Award winner Elton John and his partner David Furnish welcomed their own little Billy Elliot (Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, to be exact) on Dec. 25, according to Time. …

Linked From Playbill at 11:11AM

Mamma Mia! Star Judy McLane Offers a Toast to Life in 2011 by Broadway.com Staff

As the curtain goes down on 2010, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year …

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They showed me statistics and I slowed down. by Ken Davenport

I was doing about 70 MPH down the West Side Highway last week when I heard a public service announcement commercial on the radio about the New York City speed limit of . . . 30 MPH. "Ye…

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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My 2010 theatrical resolutions report card by Bob [cta]

Let’s see how well I did meeting last year’s theatrical resolutions: 1) See more new, original works. I checked out many new companies in 2010 — companies that were new to …

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Stuntman Is Injured in Accident on Set of 'Hangover' Sequel by Dave Itzkoff

The studio said he is at a hospital in Bangkok.

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Whoopi Goldberg and Hair Take Top Honors as 2010’s Most-Viewed Photo Ops by Broadway.com Staff

The top notch photographers at Broadway.com have been working hard all year to capture the most exciting moments in theater, both onstage and off. As 2010 comes to an end, we are celebrating…

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Bloody Bloody’s Benjamin Walker Vows to Keep His Nose Clean in 2011 by Broadway.com Staff

As the curtain goes down on 2010, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year …

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Other Desert Cities Scribe Jon Robin Baitz on His Journey From Theater to TV and Back by Jon Robin Baitz

About the author: In anyone’s list of the best American playwrights of the past 25 years, Jon Robin Baitz would be near the top. From his first NYC production, 1988’s The Film S…

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Spider-Man, Lea Michele and More Swing In as 2010's Most Watched Broadway.com Videos by Broadway.com Staff

As a thrilling year of theater comes to an end, Broadway.com is looking back at 2010 by revisiting our biggest stories. Broadway.com's video crew was on hand at the year's most excit…

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Todd Robbins of Play Dead Will Reveal His 2011 Resolution...Eventually by Broadway.com Staff

As the curtain goes down on 2010, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year …

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A Confab with Billy Joel Makes Jersey Star Jarrod Spector's Highlight Reel by Broadway.com Staff

As the curtain goes down on 2010, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year …

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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The Front Page, Grey Gardens, Saturday Night Fever, et al. Added to National Film Registry

The National Film Registry, a roster maintained by the National Film Preservation Board to safeguard films deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant," has annou…

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David Furnish & Elton John Welcome a Baby Boy

Sir Elton John and husband David Furnish have announced the arrival of new baby Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John. The couple said of becoming parents in a statement to usmagazine.com We ar…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:47AM

Hartford Mayor in Final "Christmas Carol" Show

Hartford Mayor Pedro E. Segarra will perform in the final performance of the 2010 edition of "A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story of Christmas" at Hartford Stage Friday at 2 p.m. Sega…

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Kennedy Center Honors Celebrating Herman, Jones Oprah et al. Airs Tonight on CBS, 12/28

On Sunday, December 5, the 33rd Annual Kennedy Center Honored celebrated the talents and contributions of singer and songwriter Merle Haggard composer and lyricist Jerry Herman dancer, chore…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:38AM

Amanda Seyfried to Return to HBO's Big Love for Final Episode

Amanda Seyfried will make a special return appearance in HBO's Big Love for the final episode in the series' five-season run, according to TVGuide.com. Seyfried played the role of…

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:30AM

ArtsBeat: Actress Departs ‘Spider-Man’ by Patrick Healy

Natalie Mendoza, who played Arachne, the spider-villainess, is said to be leaving the production.

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Angels in America by Jill Dolan

I’d heard mixed things about this production, since people had such strong attachments to the original Broadway version directed by George C. Wolfe, starring Stephen Spinella as Prior and …

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Lead Actress Natalie Mendoza Departs SPIDER-MAN: Turn Off the Dark

BroadwayWorld.com was the first to report back on December 2 when Natalie Mendoza, who plays the lead role of Arachne in SPIDER-MAN Turn Off the Dark had received a concussion and the role w…

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Dexter's Lauren Velez to Star in They Call Me La Lupe

Lauren Velez, who plays Lt. Maria Laguerta on Showtime's Dexter, will star in the solo show They Call Me La Lupe, presented by Dura Vida Productions in collaboration with Teatro LATEA, …

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:07AM
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Leading actress pulls out of troubled Spider-Man musical

Natalie Mendoza, the 30 year-old actress set to play the leading actress in Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, has left the troubled show permanently, according to a report.

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A Lead Actress Departs 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' by Patrick Healy

Natalie Mendoza "Spider-Man" is said to be leaving the production.

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Danny Goldring and 'The Earl' are back by Chris Jones

A new production of the Brett Neveu thriller "The Earl" is returning to Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, starring Danny Goldring. The show, presented by a new group called The Inconvenience, …

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VIDEO FLASH: Glee and Broadway Star Matthew Morrison Releases Teaser for Forthcoming Solo CD

As previously reported, Glee star and Broadway veteran Matthew Morrison will be releasing his debut solo album in February. In anticipation of the release, Morrison has released a teaser vi…

Linked From TheaterMania at 08:14AM
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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BWW's On This Day - December 28, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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From the archive, 28 December 1904: "Peter Pan" at The Duke of York's Theatre

Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 28 December 1904Again Mr. J.M. Barrie has drawn one of the great prizes of the theatrical lottery. There will be divergent opinions, no dou…

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Frenchie Davis Set for Upright Cabaret's January 15 Mighty Mississipi Concert

Broadway veteran and American Idol alum Frenchie Davis will perform in Upright Cabaret's American Icon Series concert, Mighty Mississippi, at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza on Satur…

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Frenchie Davis, Von Smith, Ty Taylor Set for Upright Cabaret's January 15 Mighty Mississipi Concert

Broadway veteran and American Idol alum Frenchie Davis will perform in Upright Cabaret's American Icon Series concert, Mighty Mississippi, at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza on Satur…

Linked From TheaterMania at 05:46AM
Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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0218: Celebrating 100 Years of The London Palladium (The Greatest Theatre In The World!) by MusicalTalk

On the 26th December 2010, The London Palladium celebrated its 100th year in operation. Join Thos and Nick- and guest Professor Robert Gordon of Goldsmiths University, as they trace back th…

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2010 in theatre: a year of surprises and songs by Lyn Gardner

From regional theatres bravely choosing new work and taking their audiences with them to some welcome razzle-dazzle in musicals, there's been plenty to enjoyPerhaps not a blistering year –…

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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'The Exorcist,' 'The Pink Panther' and 'Airplane!' Among Movies Added to National Film Registry by Dave Itzkoff

The list of 25 movies deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" by the National Film Preservation Board also included "Grey Gardens," "All the President's Men" and "The …

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Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Levy, Chase, Baldwin et al. Lend Voices to 'Thirteen Stories Down' CD

Composer Jonathan Reid Gealt's music is captured on his debut CD, Thirteen Stories Down,' by some of Broadway's brightest young stars, including Caissie Levy Hair, Adam Chanler-Berat Next to…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:30AM

Elton John and David Furnish Become Parents to Baby Boy

Tony Award-winning composer Elton John and his partner David Furnish are now the parents to a son, Zachary Jackson Levon Furnish-John, according to UsMagazine.com. The child was born on Chri…

Linked From TheaterMania at 01:28AM

Ann Harada to Guest Star in New York City Gay Men's Chorus Gala Benefit

Broadway veteran Ann Harada will be the special guest performer at Harmony, a musical gala benefiting the New York City Gay Men's Chorus & Youth Pride Chorus, to be held at Christie…

Linked From TheaterMania at 01:28AM

Short-a-Day: Jim Gavin's "Costello" by Aaron Riccio

Originally published in The New Yorker, Dec. 6, 2010. Personal enjoyment rating (out of 100): 73.MACROSomewhere along the line, someone convinced fiction editors -- particularly those …

Linked From That Sounds Cool at 01:13AM

Lauren Gunderson's Silent Sky Added to South Coast Repertory Season

South Coast Repertory has added the world premiere of Lauren Gunderson's Silent Sky to its 2010-2011 season. This SCR commission will play the Segerstrom Stage, April 1-May 1. The play…

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Natalie Portman is engaged and pregnant

Portman and choreographer Benjamin Millepied are engaged and expecting their first child.

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LeAnn Rimes engaged to Eddie Cibrian

"Yes, they were engaged over the holidays and are very happy,"

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Sarah Jessica Parker enjoys the snow with her family

Parker and husband Matthew Broderick spent the day playing with their son James Wilkie in the snow, throwing snowballs and chasing one another around.

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Elton John and his partner David Furnish welcome a baby

"We are overwhelmed with happiness and joy at this very special moment. Zachary is healthy and doing really well, and we are very proud and happy parents."

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Alanis Morissette gives birth to baby boy

The singer and her rapper husband, Mario "Souleye" Treadway, welcomed a baby boy on Christmas Day.

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Richard Chamberlain: I wouldn't advise a gay leading man-type actor to come out

Chamberlain, who kept his homosexuality a secret for decades while he worked as a romantic leading man on TV, is advising other men in his spot to stay in the closet.

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Lily Allen engaged to boyfriend Sam Cooper

The engagement ensures 2010 ends on a happy note for the singer, who last month lost the baby she was expecting with Sam when she was six months pregnant.

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Lenny Kravitz: I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for Teena Marie

"I wouldn't be here if it wasn't for Teena, she took me in when I was around 16. I was just a musician living on the street living from pillar to post."

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Teen Mom star arrested on domestic violence charges

Amber Portwood was seen repeatedly hitting her 24-year-old ex-fiance Gary Shirley, her daughter's father, prompting local officials to launch an investigation in September.

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2010 Films We're Most Likely To Forget Within 10 Years

What we’re looking for are movies so unmistakably nondescript and unoriginal in every single conceivable way that your brain deleted them on principal.

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National Film Registry of the Library of Congress names 25 films for 2010

The National Film Registry of the Library of Congress has made its annual addition of 25 films to be preserved for their position as American cultural touchstones. The program started in 198…

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Hulk Hogan reveals graphic puncture wounds on his back after having spine rebuilt

These gruesome pictures show the aftermath of Hulk Hogan's marathon 9 hour surgery. The popular wrestler underwent a procedure last week for a problem with his spinal cord that has been plag…

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Artists faced with cancellations, empty seats now pressured to reduce prices

2010 was tough for the concert business as high prices kept many fans at home. Promoters now say they plan to make shows more affordable in But they'll also try to sell more T-shirts and oth…

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Ryan Gosling: I try not to make too many movies - I get sick of myself

The star of The Notebook, Lars and The Real Girl, and The Believer said: "I try not to make too many movies. I get sick of myself, so I can imagine how everyone else feels. And for the two t…

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Oprah Winfrey as Ambassador?

Biographer Kitty Kelley expects F.O.O. ("Friend of Oprah") Barack Obama to appoint talk show queen Oprah Winfrey as an ambassador at some point. "Barack Obama is going to give her something,…

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Mickey Rourke to star as a "man who plays rugby who is gay"

Appearing on Alan Carr’s Chatty Man, Mickey Rourke discussed his plans for a picture in which he’ll play Gareth Thomas, a Welsh rugby player who has made headlines for being open about h…

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2010: The year of the amateur critic (Stephen Harper included) by J. Kelly Nestruck

Theatre critic J. Kelly Nestruck rounds up the year in theatre

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Take a bow, amateur critics by J. Kelly Nestruck

Critic J. Kelly Nestruck rounds up the year in theatre

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Been there, dune that by June Wulff, Globe Staff

Boston native Stephanie Foster hung out at C-Scape, a Provincetown dune shack where the photographer, columnist, and photojournalist had residencies in 2005, 2007, and 2009. Dune time is doc…

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