Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Michael Langham dies at 91

Legit News: Classical theater director was Tony-nominated -- Tony-nominated classical theater director Michael Langham, the former artistic topper of the Guthrie in Minneapolis, died Jan. 15…

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Foster, LuPone, et al. Featured in BroadwayWorld.com's New Photo Store!

BWW just recently launched a photo store to benefit BCEFA featuring stunning images of Broadway's brightest stars. The unique feature gives readers a chance to purchase prints of our photos…

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The Knowledge

Legit Reviews: "The History Boys," this ain't.

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Theater Review | 'The Walk Across America for Mother Earth': Protesters Armed With Wigs and Sequins by Charles Isherwood

“The Walk Across America for Mother Earth” is a playful but perceptive comedy by the downtown writer and performer Taylor Mac.

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: The Walk Across America for Mother Earth

Taylor Mac's uneven new play chronicles the nine-month protest walk of a ragtag band of activists.

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Feature: Best Dressed of 2010

Kristin Chenoweth, Alan Cumming, Claire Danes, Judith Light, Lucy Liu, Christina Ricci, Brooke Shields, B.D. Wong, Catherine Zeta-Jones and more show their fashion sense on the red carpet.

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Holmes, Johansson Want to Make a Move to the West End

According to a report by Baz Bamigboye for UK Daily Mail, stage and screen stars Katie Holmes and Scarlett Johansson have both expressed interest in doing a West End play.

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Sienna Miller to Star in West End's FLARE PATH

According to a report by Baz Bamigboye for UK Daily Mail, Sienna Miller is on board for Terrence Rattigan's FLARE PATH. Miller will play a woman in a love triage in the play, which will be …

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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"Opening Night" • Whoa… it's a film! by Andrea

"I seem to have lost the, uh, reality of, of the, uh… reality".~Myrtle Gordon, "Opening Night"A film about a Broadway actress having a psychological breakdown during out-of-town previews?!…

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Review | Theatre | Becky Shaw | Almeida | Michael Billington by Michael Billington

Almeida LondonThe Almeida has a strong track-record in producing American plays. And it was of one of its favoured sons, Neil LaBute, that I was reminded watching this astute, acerbic and ri…

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Clint Eastwood to Direct A STAR IS BORN Remake with Beyonce

According to Deadline.com, Clint Eastwood is set to direct and produce an upcoming remake of A STAR IS BORN. Will Fetters will pen the screen play, while Billy Gerber and Jon Peters will …

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Russell Brand to Join ROCK OF AGES Film?

Many rumors have been circulating recently about the cast of the upcoming big screen adaptation of ROCK OF AGES. Most recently thrown in the mix was comedian Russell Brand. According to dea…

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NY Review: 'The Walk Across America for Mother Earth'

Taylor Mac and the Talking Band's new play about failure feels as if it gives up way too easily.

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Wilkinson, Dionisio, Carver three more stars for Theatre 20

Louise Pitre performs a selection from Sisters, a new Quebecois musical

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Usher to Perform with Justin Bieber and Jaden Smith at Grammy Awards

Broadway veteran Usher will perform with Justin Bieber and Jaden Smith at the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards, according to published reports. The ceremony will be held on February 13 in Los Angel…

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Will Russell Brand Roll Into Rock of Ages on the Big Screen? by Broadway.com Staff

Film funnyman Russell Brand may join the already starry cast-in-formation of the Rock of Ages movie musical, according to Deadline.com. Brand would reportedly play Lonny, a role previously b…

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Cast Announced for Off-Broadway's La Barbería at New World Stages

Casting has been announced for the Off Broadway premiere of La Barbería (The Barbershop), a new Spanglish comedic drama by David Maldonado and Ari Maniel Cruz. Waddys Jacquez wil…

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PHOTO FLASH: Seth Rudetsky Conducts Master Class for The Broadway Workshop

Seth Rudetsky conducted a master class on musical theater audition technique for The Broadway Workshop, an acting program for young artists, on Monday, January 17. Rudetsky was featured as …

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Highlights From Other Desert Cities

Stockard Channing, Linda Lavin, Elizabeth Marvel, Thomas Sadoski and Stacy Keach star in Lincoln Center Theater's Other Desert Cities, the latest play by "Brothers and Sisters" creator Jon …

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Mike Figgis beds down with Lucrezia Borgia by Tom Service

Opera novice Mike Figgis is taking charge of Lucrezia Borgia at the ENO. Trouser parts and Renaissance porn were part of a steep learning curveMike Figgis is about to make his debut as …

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Will Russell Brand and Alec Baldwin Roll Into Rock of Ages on The Big Screen? by Broadway.com Staff

Film funnyman Russell Brand and 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin may join the already starry cast-in-formation of the Rock of Ages movie musical, according to Deadline.com. Brand would reportedly p…

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STAGE TUBE: Karen Olivo Guests Stars in CHASE

Tony Award winner Karen Olivo recently starred in and episode of Chase on NBC. Click below to see Olivo in the January 19 edition of the show

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Theater Review | 'Honey Brown Eyes': When War Begins, Nothing Is Normal by Eric Grode

Stefanie Zadravec’s “Honey Brown Eyes,”set in Bosnia in 1992, explores the terrors of war.

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ArtsBeat: Rock Stars Heading to Broadway by Charles Isherwood

Will Broadway be a rehab center for established (or aspirational) rockers absent too long from the charts?

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Theater Review | 'Carnival Round the Central Figure': Death Be Not Predictable by Ken Jaworowski

“Carnival Round the Central Figure” is an absurd and macabre meditation on death.

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Theater Review | 'Room 17B': In This Cubicle World, Actions Speak Loudest by Neil Genzlinger

In “Room 17B,” by Parallel Exit, the antics are the thing, and the officemates are in the business of humor.

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LA BARBERI Announced to Play New World Stages Starting Feb 3

DAVID MALDONADO AND JUAN TORO ANNOUNCE OFF-BROADWAY PREMIERE OF “L A  B A R B E R Í A”  A NEW PLAY BY DAVID MALDONADO & ARI MANIEL CRUZ DIRECTED BY WADDYS JAQUEZ   AT…

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Applause for Resolution in Waterbury Arts Controversy

They did the right thing. And they did it gracefully. By many accounts, the Waterbury Board of Education was in a pickle. Its superintendednt, an African-American, halted an upcoming product…

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Oscar Andrew Hammerstein III to Discuss Family's Theatrical History at 92Y Tribeca

Oscar Andrew Hammerstein III, the grandson of Oscar Hammerstein, will discuss his family's theatrical history in a program entitled The Hammersteins, at the 92Y Tribeca on Tuesday, Marc…

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David Levine, Carlos Murillo, Steve Reker, et al. Part of Watermill Center's Spring Season

The Watermill Center has announced its spring season of artist residences, which will include public performances. Among the offerings will be a performance by Theatercombinat, Inc., from A…

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On Theater: It's BAM - with a bang

Huge mounds of hard snow and a really scary blizzard are heating up the Spring Season at Brooklyn Academy of Music's Harvey Theater. This makes no meteorological sense, but it does make marv…

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When did actors stop doing their own dancing? by Anne Billson

Movie stars should earn their spurs in vaudeville, then next time a Black Swan comes around, the lead can do her own fouettésMuch as I enjoyed Black Swan (tutus, blood, evil ids – what's …

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Kennedy Center to Merge with National Opera

According to the NY Tmes, The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Washington National Opera will merge this July. The financially troubled National Opera will still have its own board…

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Photo Flash: SPRING AWAKENING Opens in Melbourne

On January 27 Spring Awakening will make its Melbourne debut at the National Theatre. Robert Coates will direct the production.

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WONDERLAND's Carly Rose Sonenclar to appear in The Electric Company

Carly Rose Sonenclar, who stars as Chloe in Broadways WONDERLAND A New Alice.

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RIALTO CHATTER: OTHER DESERT CITIES to HIt Broadway this Fall?

Lincoln Center Theater production of Jon Robin Baitz' OTHER DESERT CITIES, directed by Joe Mantello, opened on January 13 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. The cast features Stockard Channin…

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Tony Winner Karen Olivo Gets Gory on TV's Chase by Broadway.com Staff

Broadway star Karen Olivo took her famous brand of sass to the small screen January 19, when she appeared on an episode of NBC’s Chase. The In the Heights alum, West Side Story Tony wi…

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Hey, Kids, Let’s Put on a Reading! by Erik Piepenburg

Play readings — works in progress in need of feedback before the full-fledged productions — have become a major piece of the New York theatrical landscape.

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Theater Listings: Jan. 21 — 27 by The New York Times

A selected guide to theater performances in New York.

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET To Celebrate Lee Rocker With Special On Stage Jam Session

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET’S LEE ROCKER TO CELEBRATE HIS RUN WITH THE SHOW WITH SPECIAL ON STAGE JAM SESSION SUNDAY MATINEE, JANUARY 30 AT NEDERLANDER THEATRE   MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, B…

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Executive Director of Baryshnikov Arts Center Is Leaving by Daniel J. Wakin

Stanford Makishi will step down next month after three years in the post.

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Theater Talkback: Stepping From The Rock Arena to the Broadway Stage by Charles Isherwood

Will Broadway be a rehab center for established (or aspirational) rockers absent too long from the charts?

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McEwan Wins Jerusalem Prize by Ethan Bronner

The prize is Israel's highest literary award for foreigners.

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Colin Quinn Long Story Short Extends! by Broadway's Best Shows

Colin Quinn Long Story Short Extends! COLIN QUINN LONG STORY SHORT Written and Performed by Colin Quinn Directed by Jerry Seinfeld Jerry Seinfeld makes his Directorial Debut on BROADWAY! …

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Kenneth Branagh, Rob Brydon to Star in Lyric Theatre Belfast's The Painkiller

Kenneth Branagh and Rob Brydon will star in the world premiere comedy The Painkiller, at the Lyric Theatre Belfast, September 23-October 16. Sean Foley will direct, with design by Alice Powe…

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Jamie Bennett, Cynthia Harris, Victoria Mack et al. set for TACT Benefit Reading of The Triangle Factory Fire Project

Jamie Bennett, Nora Chester, Francesca Di Mauro, Cynthia Harris, Victoria Mack, Timothy McCracken, James Murtaugh, Scott Schafer, and Jeff Talbott will perform in a benefit concert reading o…

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Carly Rose Sonenclar, from Broadway's Wonderland, Set for New Season of Electric Company

11-year-old actress and singer Carly Rose Sonenclar -- who is featured as Chloe, Alice's daughter, in the upcoming Broadway musical Wonderland - A New Alice. A New Musical -- will appea…

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The Interminable Suicide of Gregory Church by Stagegrade

Are critics bored by "The Interminable Suicide of Gregory Church"?

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Wonderland’s Kate Shindle Talks Mad Hatter, Poses in Costume for EW (Photos) by Thomas Peter

Broadway actress and former Miss America Kate Shindle is tackling an unexpected character in her latest project – the Mad Hatter, in Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy’s Wonderland, the …

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RIALTO CHATTER: OTHER DESERT CITIES to HIt Broadway this Fall?

Lincoln Center Theater production of Jon Robin Baitz' OTHER DESERT CITIES, directed by Joe Mantello, opened on January 13 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. The cast features Stockard Channin…

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Photo Coverage: Exclusive Sneak Preview - WONDERLAND - A New Alice. A New Musical. on Stage!

We've got a first look at photos from WONDERLAND - A New Alice. A New Musical from the show's January run in Tampa. Next stop, Broadway

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET To Celebrate Lee Rocker With Stage Jam Session

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, Broadways new hit musical, announces that Lee Rocker, bassist and vocalist for the Grammy nominated band The Stray Cats, will participate in a special on stage jam se…

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Citing Theater Shortage, Lincoln Center Theater Eyes Fall 2011 Broadway Transfer for Other Desert Cities by Broadway.com Staff

In the face of rapturous reviews for Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities, the rumor mill heated up about a possible Broadway transfer of Lincoln Center Theater’s world premiere…

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Holly Madison Takes a Peep at Broadway's Mary Poppins by Bruce Glikas

Plenty of celebrities have experienced the magic of Disney's Mary Poppins, and former Girls Next Door star Holly Madison is the latest famous name to fly into the New Amsterdam Theatre. …

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ArtsBeat: For This Season, The Broadway Landscape Is Dry For 'Other Desert Cities' by Patrick Healy

Lincoln Center Theater will have to wait until the fall of 2011 to transfer the play, rather than this spring, because the 40 Broadway houses are all booked

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Book Club Fave Gets Snowed Under at Hartford Stage

"Snow Falling on Cedars" Adaptation Not a Stage-TurnerThe show: "Snow Falling on Cedars"

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Couple is at sea in ‘afterlife’ by Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

WATERTOWN — Life is hard. The afterlife is harder. That’s one reading of Steve Yockey’s “afterlife: a ghost story.’’ But this unsettling new drama, which …

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A visionary’s world by Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

CAMBRIDGE — The last time Thomas Derrah appeared in an American Repertory Theater production, in the September “Cabaret’’ that starred Amanda Palmer, he wore a dress …

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A tisket, a tasket, an information graphic by Cate McQuaid, Globe Correspondent

BROCKTON — There aren’t many installations that would fit as perfectly at the Museum of Science as they would at the Fuller Craft Museum. Nathalie Miebach’s “Changing…

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Mighty fine by June Wulff, Globe Staff

For Newton artist Roberto Mighty, 3-D means dormant, dead, and decaying trees become an exploration of the cycle of life. “Trees of My City’’ is a photography exhibit enhan…

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Audiences love R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE at the A.R.T. by Amreptheatre

Audiences love R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE at the A.R.T. Audiences love R. Buckminster Fuller: THE HISTORY (and Mystery) OF THE UNIVERSE at the A.R.T. W…

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"American Idol" Audition Features Thoroughly Modern Millie’s "Gimme Gimme" (Video) by Thomas Peter

“American Idol” auditioner Ashley Sullivan may have wanted to go to Hollywood, but she had to get there by impressing judges Steven Tyler, Jennifer Lopez and Randy Jackson with a…

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How Free Takes Float at [Inside] the Ford by Admin

This is Barbara Lindsay’s Free, a whimsical comedy that defies gravity, presented by Neo Theatre Ensemble at [Inside] the Ford. LA Stage Times had the opportunity to speak with director We…

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UK FELA! Tour Kicks Off at Sadler's Wells Theatre, Jul. 19

The National Theatre's production of FELA has received an extraordinarily popular and critical reception. Stephen and Ruth Hendel are proud to announce that the first European engagement sig…

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Squigs Welcomes an Irreverent Earnest to Broadway by Broadway.com Staff

The upper crust residents of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest are used to the finer things in life, and in this exclusive portrait, Broadway.com’s resident artist Ju…

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British Newcomer Jeanna de Waal on Her New Life as an American Idiot by Broadway.com Staff

Age and Hometown: 22. London, England. Current Role: Struggling young mother Heather in a Broadway debut performance opposite Michael Esper in Green Day’s American Idiot. The Ear…

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Bebe Neuwirth, Clay Aiken & More to Headline Broadway Backwards 6 by Broadway.com Staff

Tony winner Bebe Neuwirth and American Idol and Broadway vet Clay Aiken are among the stars who will take part in the gender-bending evening Broadway Backwards, the annual event featuring pe…

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Chatting With Earnest’s Sophisticated Stars on Opening Night by Broadway.com Staff

The swellegant stars of the Roundabout Theatre Company’s The Importance of Being Earnest came out in style on January 13, when the Oscar Wilde classic bowed at the American Airlines Th…

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‘Spider-Man’ Musical Adds an Airborne Finale by Patrick Healy

Some patrons of the show, which has had its official opening delayed until March 15, had complained that it ended with a thud.

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Playwrights Horizons Announces Additional Details for Current 40th Anniversary Season

PLAYWRIGHTS HORIZONS ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL DETAILS FOR ITS CURRENT 40th ANNIVERSARY SEASON Complete casting for the World Premiere of KIN *    *    * PLAYWRIGHT…

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Bebe Neuwirth & Lillias White Join BROADWAY BACKWARDS 6

BEBE NEUWIRTH, LILLIAS WHITE JOIN BROADWAY BACKWARDS 6 LINE-UP BENEFIT PERFORMANCE ALSO ADDS ABRAHAM, BATTLE, GONZALEZ, OLIVO AND MORE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 7 AT 8:00 P.M. Broadway Cares/E…

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Heather Jane Rolff Joins Dane Cook, Josh Hamilton & Julia Stiles in FAT PIG

HEATHER JANE ROLFF JOINS DANE COOK JOSH HAMILTON JULIA STILES IN FAT PIG Written & Directed by NEIL LaBUTE AT BROADWAY’S BELASCO THEATRE OPENING TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2011 PREVI…

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PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL to Record Cast Album Next Week for March Release

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING RELEASED ON RHINO THIS MARCH “An eye-popping, ear pleasing, toe-tapping honey of a show!” – Toronto S…

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For This Season, The Broadway Landscape Is Dry For 'Other Desert Cities' by Patrick Healy

Lincoln Center Theater will have to wait until the fall of 2011 to transfer the play, rather than this spring, because the 40 Broadway houses are all booked

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Riz's Blog Review: "Snow Falling on Cedars" at Hartford Stage

The show: "Snow Falling on Cedars"The place: Hartford Stage, 50 Church St.   What is it?: A stage adaptation by Kevin McKeon based on the best-selling book by David Guterson. Firs…

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Dane Cook, Josh Hamilton, Heather Jane Rolff, Julia Stiles Set for Fat Pig on Broadway

Heather Jane Rolff will play Helen, the titular character, in the Broadway production of Neil LaBute's Fat Pig. LaBute will direct the show, which will begin previews on April 12 at the…

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Works by David Mamet, Lorenzo Pisoni, and Kaufman & Hart Set for A.C.T.'s 2011-2012 Season

The San Francisco-based American Conservatory Theater has announced three productions for its 2011-2012 season. Additional shows and exact run dates will be announced at a later date. David…

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Billy Elliot the Musical to Now Begin San Francisco Run June 27

The San Francisco engagement of the tour of Billy Elliot the Musical will now play the Orpheum Theatre, June 27-September 17. The run was previously announced to play the venue beginning Sep…

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Sarah Palin jibe no joke to Fox News as Joan Rivers interview is cancelled by Chris McGreal

Joan Rivers told TMZ Palin was 'stupid and a threat' and blamed her for Arizona shootingsFox News has cancelled an interview with the comedian Joan Rivers after she described Sarah Palin as …

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Speak the speech ... Shakespeare's plays to be performed in 38 languages by Mark Brown

Globe theatre to stage all of the Bard's plays, each in a different language, as part of 2012 Cultural OlympiadAnyone who struggles with Shakespeare in English will next year be able to see …

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The Boy James – review by Lyn Gardner

Southwark Playhouse, LondonMost of us don't notice the loss of childhood. Adulthood creeps up on us. Gradually, the imaginary friend is no longer conjured; the wardrobe that we thought conta…

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Tiger Country, Hampstead Theatre, London

Eight of the 11 actors in Nina Raine's latest play have appeared on one or more of 'Casualty', 'Holby City' and 'Doctors'. The genre permeates both play and production, says Ian Shuttleworth

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As You Like It, Roundhouse, London

This RSC production brings out the dark undertones of one of Shakespeare's sunnier comedies. It is an uneven mix that engages, but never quite transports, says Sarah Hemming

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FAT PIG Names its Star: Heather Jane Rolff Joins Stiles, Cook & Hamilton on Broadway

Heather Jane Rolff will make her Broadway play debut in the pivotal role of Helen' alongside comedy superstar and actor Dane Cook, stage, film, and television actor Josh Hamilton and stage a…

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Photo Flash: EMMA At The Old Globe

Jane Austen's Emma A Musical Romantic Comedy- Music, Lyrics and Book by Paul Gordon and Directed and Choreographed by Jeff Calhoun, runs through March 6, 2011 at the Old Globe Theatre

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Heather Jane Rolff to Join Dane Cook, Josh Hamilton and Julia Stiles in Fat Pig by Broadway.com Staff

Heather Jane Rolff has completed the cast of Fat Pig as Helen, the plus-sized woman referred to in the play's title. The play, written and directed by Neil LaBute, will begin its Broadwa…

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Biopic of Legendary Director Bob Fosse on Tap at HBO by Broadway.com Staff

Emmy Award-nominated director Bryan Singer is attached to adapt Sam Wasson's upcoming Bob Fosse biography, Bye, Bye Life: The Loves and Deaths of Bob Fosse, for HBO Films, according to T…

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ArtsBeat: Broadway's 'Fat Pig' Finds Its Title Character by Patrick Healy

Heather Jane Rolff will play Helen in the first Broadway production of Neil LaBute's play "Fat Pig."

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Michael Langham, Classical Theater Director, Dies at 91 by Bruce Weber

Mr. Langham led a formidable roster of leading men and women through the rigors of Shakespeare, Shaw, Molière, Chekhov and others.

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Belarus Free Theatre finds safe refuge in Chicago, to the applause of the theater world by Chris Jones

The Belarus Free Theatre’s "Being Harold Pinter" will be hosted in Chicago by the Goodman Theatre and performed at three different venues. (GET YOUR TICKETS; more details below). Natalia K…

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Amy Poehler on the Return (Finally) of 'Parks and Recreation' by Jeremy Egner

The NBC small-town comedy "Parks and Recreation" returns for its third season on Thursday night after a long break.

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Broadway's 'Fat Pig' Finds Its Title Character by Patrick Healy

Heather Jane Rolff will play Helen in the first Broadway production of Neil LaBute's play "Fat Pig."

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Colman Domingo, Karen Olivo, Bebe Neuwirth, Lillias White, et al. Join Broadway Backwards Line-Up

F. Murray Abraham, Brooks Ashmanskas, Hinton Battle, Ward Billeisen, Colman Domingo, Mandy Gonzalez, Bebe Neuwirth, Karen Olivo, Jason Tam, and Lillias White have joined the line-up for Bro…

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical Original Broadway Cast Recording to Be Released March 15

The Original Broadway Cast Recording for Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical will be recorded next week in New York City, and be released by Rhino on March 15. Stephan Elliott and All…

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Oskar Eustis to Receive A.R.T.'s 2011 Robert Brustein Award; Gavin Creel Among Performers at Annual Benefit

Oskar Eustis, artistic director of New York City's Public Theater, will be the recipient of the 2011 Robert Brustein Award, which will be presented to him at American Repertory Theatre&…

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The Importance of Being Earnest – Brian Bedford directs and stars as Lady Bracknell in this impeccable production

There is no better word to describe this handsome, superbly acted and brilliantly directed exhibition of verbal pyrotechnics that Oscar Wilde created in 1895 that is as timely today as it wa…

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Spider-Man, not double, flies in new finale

For the first time, the actor who plays Peter Parker/Spider-Man does his own flying at "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark."

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What to say about ... Twelfth Night by Leo Benedictus

Sir Peter and Rebecca Hall's Twelfth Night is a father-and-daughter affair, but the critics feel it's lacking a sense of family funIt's BOGOF on Halls at the National right now, and the cri…

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PRISCILLA Cast Album Gets Mar. 15 Release From Rhino; Recording Begins Next Week!

The Original Broadway Cast Recording of the global hit stage production of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL will be recorded next week in New York City and will be produced by Steph…

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More Shows Added to KIDS' NIGHT ON BROADWAY

More event details are announced, and additional shows are on sale for the Broadway Leagues 15th annual KIDS NIGHT ON BROADWAY, scheduled for February 6 -10, 2011.

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STAGE TUBE: IDOL Gets a Taste of Foster from Hopeful Sullivan

On last night's American Idol, Ashley Sullivan brought Broadway into the audition room when she belted out several bars of Gimme, Gimme from Thoroughly Modern Millie in the hope of impressin…

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The Meaning In “The Milk Train” by Mark Blankenship

Director Michael Wilson balances symbolism and reality in a Tennessee Williams play Notice how the mobile affects the light on stage, its small pieces of colored glass throwing red on a tabl…

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert Broadway Cast Recording to be Released March 15 by Broadway.com Staff

The original Broadway cast recording of Priscilla Queen of the Desert will be released by Rhino Entertainment on March 15. The cast will meet to record the album, which will be produced by S…

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South Park Creators Matt Parker and Trey Stone Spill Details on New Musical The Book of Mormon by Broadway.com Staff

Audiences can finally have an idea about what will fill the pages of The Book of Mormon when the new musical begins previews on February 24 at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre. South Park cr…

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ArtsBeat: What's Not to Love? Jackie Mason Waits for 'Spider-Man' to Break His Dubious Record by Dave Itzkoff

When "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" opens after well over 100 preview performances, it will break a record set by Mr. Mason's comedy "A Teaspoon Every Four Hours," which played 97 previews …

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Globe to build Jacobean theater

Legit News: Company plans to recreate English renaissance indoor theater -- Shakespeare's Globe theater has announced the go-ahead to complete the planned building of an indoor, 320-seat Jac…

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'Idol' Debut Ratings Down by Dave Itzkoff

The tenth season premiere of "American Idol" drew 26 million viewers, down about 14 percent from the 30 million who tuned in for last year's debut.

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What's Not to Love? Jackie Mason Waits for 'Spider-Man' to Break His Dubious Record by Dave Itzkoff

When "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" opens after well over 100 preview performances, it will break a record set by Mr. Mason's comedy "A Teaspoon Every Four Hours," which played 97 previews …

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Disney's Mickey's Magic Show to Play Madison Square Garden in March

Disney Live! will present Mickey's Magic Show at Madison Square Garden, March 17-20. Mickey and Minnie Mouse will join forces with professional illusionists for a magical stage product…

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Lee Rocker Set for Onstage Jam Session Following His Final Performance in Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet, Free Concert on February 3

Lee Rocker, bassist and vocalist for the Grammy nominated band The Stray Cats, will participate in an on-stage jam session during his final performance in the Broadway musical, Million Dolla…

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William Sadler to Guest Star on NBC's Chase

Broadway veteran William Sadler will guest star in an upcoming two-episode arc of the NBC series, Chase, according to a report in TVGuide.com. His first appearance will be in the March 2 epi…

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Noises off: Is Kenneth Tong a modern theatre master? | Chris Wilkinson by Chris Wilkinson

Ex-Big Brother contestant Kenneth Tong's outbursts about losing weight might qualify as theatre, says the blogosphere. And, elsewhere, the Spider-Man musical farrago rolls onNoises off is ke…

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Gonzalez, Olivo, Abraham, Neuwirth, Battle & More Join BROADWAY BACKWARDS; Full Cast Announced

BroadwayWorld.com has learned that joining the Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS BCEFA and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual amp Transgender Community Center the Center BROADWAY BACKWARDS 6, the onl…

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Glee, True Blood and Plays by Sarah Ruhl & Lisa Kron Among GLAAD Media Award Nominees by Broadway.com Staff

Television hit Glee and the Public Theater's production of Lisa Kron's In The Wake are among the nominees for the 22nd annual GLAAD Media Awards, which were announced on January 20. …

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'Gimme Gimme' a Ticket to Hollywood! An 'Idol' Hopeful Channels Sutton Foster by Broadway.com Staff

As American Idol kicked off its 10th season on January 19, scads of singing hopefuls showed up for the New Jersey-based initial audition round. While 25 year-old Ashley Sullivan introduced h…

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Should non-profits have websites for their shows? by Ken Davenport

I was honored to have been asked to speak on a panel about marketing last night at The Women's Project. During the panel, search marketing and organic rankings came up as a Producer expresse…

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KIDS NIGHT ON BROADWAY Announces More Participating Shows

KIDS’ NIGHT ON BROADWAY 2011  Presented by the New York Times  From February 6th through 10th, kids rule Broadway with show discounts, restaurant deals and special event…

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'9 to 5: The Musical' at the Bank of America Theatre: Not an ordinary working day at '9 to 5' by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "9 to 5" ★★½ Through Jan. 31 at Bank of America Theatre, 18 W. Monroe St.; Running time: 2 hours, 20 minutes; Tickets: $32-$95 at 800-775-2000 and www.broadwayinchicago.…

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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New Finale Added to Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark on January 19 Stalls at Evening Performance

A new aerial finale was unveiled for Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark at the show's Wednesday January 19 matinee and evening performances, according to a report in The New York Times. The…

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Fela! Musical to Transfer to London's Sadler's Wells for Summer Run

The new musical Fela!, which will end its current run at London's National Theatre on January 23, will transfer to Sadler's Wells for a summer run, July 20-August 28, according to …

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Simon Jones, Aaron Krohn, Scott Parkinson, Peter Strauss Set for Hartford Stage's Divine Rivalry

Hartford Stage has confirmed casting for the world premiere of Michael Kramer's Divine Rivalry, to run February 24-March 20. Michael Wilson will direct. The play is inspired by a littl…

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Alec Baldwin, Rosario Dawson, Cory Monteith, et al. to Present at SAG Awards

A preliminarly list of presenters has been announced for the 17th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will be presented in a ceremony to be held on January 30 at the Shrine Exposition C…

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Nominations Open for 2010 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards

BroadwayWorld, the largest theater site on the web, is announcing that it is launching a new set of theater awards for the San Francisco theater community, to be presented in February 2011.

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Photo Coverage: LOMBARDI Celebrates 100th Performance on Broadway

Yesterday, January 19, the cast of Lombardi celebrated 100 performances on Broadway. Producers Tony Ponturo and Fran Kirmser joined cast members Dan Lauria, Judith Light, Keith Nobbs, Bill D…

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DRIVING MISS DAISY Honors The Actor's Fund, 2/7

The Broadway company of Driving Miss Daisy has announced that they will add a ninth performance to their already scheduled eight-show week in order to perform a benefit performance on Monday…

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Plot Details Revealed for BOOK OF MORMON - Dahmer Cameo & More!

In a Vogue profile out today, THE BOOK OF MORMON creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone speak candidly about the show's inspiration, and what audiences can expect from the new musical. which op…

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Will Smith Considers Remaking Annie Movie for Daughter Willow by Broadway.com Staff

After the $350 million success of Will Smith’s film remake of The Karate Kid, starring his son Jaden, the superstar has another property in mind as a vehicle for his budding pop star d…

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Branagh to topline 'Painkiller'

Legit News: Sean Foley adapts Francis Veber farce for stage -- Kenneth Branagh will return to the stage this fall at the Lyric Theater, Belfast, in "The Painkiller," a French farce by Franci…

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ArtsBeat: Anchor Away! Anderson Cooper on How He Landed in 'How to Succeed' on Broadway by Dave Itzkoff

Mr. Cooper, the CNN host and "60 Minutes" correspondent, discusses his role as the Book Voice in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," and the efforts of his mother, Gloria Van…

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Washington National Opera and the Kennedy Center Agree to Merge by Kate Taylor

The Washington National Opera and the Kennedy Center are merging their administrative functions.

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New Orleans Jazz Festival Adds More Pop and Rock by Ben Sisario

The headliners include Bon Jovi, Kid Rock, Arcade Fire, Jimmy Buffett, and John Mellencamp.

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Will Smith, Jay-Z in Talks for Movie Remake of Annie

Will Smith is exploring the potential for a movie remake of the musical Annie to star his daughter Willow Smith, according to a report in Variety. Rap artist Jay-Z is in talks to collaborat…

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Glee, Lisa Kron, Sarah Ruhl, Jonathan Tolins, et al. Among GLAAD Media Award Nominees

The GLAAD Media Award nominations have been announced. The awards recognize excellence nationally in a wide variety of entertainment and journalism categories, including theater in both New…

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Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway to Join Christian Bale in The Dark Knight Rises Movie

Anne Hathaway will play Selina Kyle and Tom Hardy will play Bane opposite Christian Bale's Bruce Wayne/Batman in The Dark Knight Rises, according to published reports. Christopher Nola…

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Black Swan – review by Peter Bradshaw

Natalie Portman excels in this gripping ballet psychodrama from Darren Aronofsky. Peter Bradshaw applauds a film about fear, love and hatredFantastically deranged at all times, Darren Arono…

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New York Magazine to Review SPIDER-MAN Feb. 7

Many critics still haven't decided or announced if they'll review SPIDER-MAN, but now New York Magazine's Scott Brown says that he will review the show on February 7th and then return to see…

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GRACE NOTES - Thursday, Jan. 20, 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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Anchor Away! Anderson Cooper on How He Landed in 'How to Succeed' on Broadway by Dave Itzkoff

Mr. Cooper, the CNN host and "60 Minutes" correspondent, discusses his role as the Book Voice in "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying," and the efforts of his mother, Gloria Van…

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Fantasia, Tom Jones, Cyndi Lauper, John Legend, et al. Set for New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

Broadway veterans Cyndi Laupar and Fantasia will be among the artists taking part in The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, scheduled for April 29-May 1 and May 5-8. Partcipating per…

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Olivier Awards Planning 'Major Relaunch'

The most important event in the UK's theatrical calendar, the presentation of the 35th Laurence Olivier Awards, will take place at the historic Theatre Royal, Drury Lane on Sunday 13 March 2…

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THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog: 'Green Screen' Witch Shoot!

Recently, members of The Wizard of Oz creative team popped along to a film studio to shoot a very special bit of Green Screen footage that will be used in the upcoming production. Here, resi…

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August Wilson's "Joe Turner" Gets Green Light for Waterbury Arts School

The Waterbury Arts Magnet School be allowed to proceed with its production of August Wilson's acclaimed drama, "Joe Turner's Come and Gone," it was decided at the Waterbury Board of Educatio…

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Jared Loughner listened to the rock group Slipknot

Jared Loughner, 22, who killed six and wounded 13, including Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, did not listen to political talks shows, but he did listen to the rock group Slipknot that calls its fan…

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Everyday Moments: audio drama for private performance

Listen to the first in a series of Everyday Moments, a new series of podcasts designed to be listened to in a specific place, at a specific time of day

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Immerse yourself in some theatre – from your bath | Lyn Gardner by Lyn Gardner

A new series of theatre podcasts, downloadable for free on the Guardian site, offers you the best seat in the house – a great example of how technology can extend the boundaries of theatre…

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A Cre@tion Story for Naomi by Hunter Styles

What dreams may come for young Naomi is a matter of which pills, vitamins, sleeping aids and supplements she’s taking that night. With no parents around, and faced with a wave of existenti…

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The TV Watch: Life After Simon for 'Idol' by Alessandra Stanley

The 10th season of "American Idol" began on Wednesday night, with the star power of Jennifer Lopez and Steven Tyler in place of the snark of Simon Cowell.

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Dear Chris Jones: Who is your audience? by Bob [cta]

The first paragraph in Chris Jones’ review of Shattered Globe’s The Beauty Queen of Leenane made my eyes roll this morning: After some 14 years in existence, including on and off…

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Ernest Borgnine: Here I am at 94, still taking bows

The 94 year old Oscar winner isn't sure he'd be an actor if he were starting out today. It's not simply the savage competitiveness throughout the industry, but the kind of movies some produc…

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Bob Dylan to pen 6 books

The legendary singer has six books in the works after a deal inked with publishers Simon & Schuster. He will be writing two sequels to his best selling book Chronicles: Volume One published…

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Portia de Rossi: my husband left me and ran off with my brother's wife

"My husband left me" Portia begins her memoir Unbearable Lightness: A Story of Loss and Gain. "When my husband left me, my brother moved into my place...My husband ran off with his wife, so …

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Jackie Chan & Barbra Streisand attends White House State Dinner for China

Action star Jackie Chan, singer Barbra Streisand, cellist Yo Yo Ma, whose parents were ethnic Chinese, and Anna Wintour, the editor-in-chief of Vogue magazine, attended the White House state…

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BWW's On This Day - January 20, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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'Cactus' pricks up Off Broadway

Legit News: Commercial production to play Westside Theater -- "Cactus Flower," the 1965 Abe Burrows farce that ran more than 1,200 performances on Broadway, will return to New York in a comm…

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Regis Philbin: thanks for the memories

Regis Philbin announced he’s retiring from Live! With Regis and Kelly in the late summer or fall. He is the 2009 Guinness World Record holder for “Most Hours on Camera,” with more than…

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Betty White's hot 89th birthday bash

In an on-brand tip of the hat to the PR playbook of yesteryear, the network TV Land, threw an 89th birthday party for the actress Betty White on Tuesday at Le Cirque.

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National Archives cancels screening of documentary on Iran after threats

After receiving threats and two suspicious letters, the National Archives of Canada cancelled the screening of a controversial documentary, Iranium, that critiques Iran’s nuclear weapons p…

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Ashton Kutcher: we have to stop acting like casual sex isn't happening

Ashton Kutcher: "I think this movie (No Strings Attached starring Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher) does point out, though, that we have to stop acting like casual sex isn’t happening, a…

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Tiger Country - review by Michael Billington

Hampstead Theatre, LondonWith the NHS facing its biggest revolution in 60 years, now is the time for a play about the realities of hospital life. But, while Nina Raine follows up her Tribes …

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Stephanie J. Block Comes To The Long Center For The Performing Arts 1/20-22

AUSTIN CABARET THEATRE continues its TENTH ANNIVERSARY SEASON with the incomparable Stephanie J. Block This dynamic star will take our stage for three nights only

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Welcomes Wanda Jackson One Night Only, 1/20

Million Dollar Quartet, Broadway's new hit musical, will feature Wanda Jackson, the Queen of Rockabilly, for a special performance during the finale of the Thursday evening, January 20 perfo…

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Miranda Kerr and Orlando Bloom introduce new baby, Flynn, to the world

Cradling her newborn son to her breast, her face make-up free and rosy, it's clear the first time mother, 27, couldn't be happier.

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Anne Hathaway reviving Catwoman for The Dark Knight Rises; Tom Hardy is Bane

Anne Hathaway to play Selina Kyle, who has a double identity as Catwoman. Inception star Tom Hardy will play the villain role of Bane, an escaped prisoner who became abnormally strong after …

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Prince pulls Leighton Meester up on stage during his concert

The 24-year-old Gossip Girl babe was sitting front row at the concert when Prince pulled her up on stage and sang I Love You But I Don’t Trust You Anymore to her.

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Katy Perry announces California Dreams tour dates

The singer has planned 41 dates for the North American leg of the outing, beginning in Atlanta on June 7. She will hit the road throughout the U.S. and Canada before wrapping up in her homet…

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AnnaLynne McCord gets naked in new ads

The 90210 starlet stars in Marc Ecko's spring 2011 handbag campaign, posing seductively on a bed with nothing but purses to cover her lady parts.

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Burlesque, Glee and Scissor Sisters among GLAAD Media Awards nominees

The Kids Are All Right and the features Burlesque, I Love You Phillip Morris and Easy A, along with the series True Blood, Glee and Modern Family, were among the nominees revealed by the Gay…

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Jennifer Aniston graces the cover of Allure

The former Friends actress hung out with friends—and ate her vegetables—during her shoot with photographer Michael Thompson in New York City.

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Stephanie J. Block Comes To The Long Center For The Performing Arts 1/20-22

AUSTIN CABARET THEATRE continues its TENTH ANNIVERSARY SEASON with the incomparable Stephanie J. Block This dynamic star will take our stage for three nights only

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Welcomes Wanda Jackson One Night Only, 1/20

Million Dollar Quartet, Broadway's new hit musical, will feature Wanda Jackson, the Queen of Rockabilly, for a special performance during the finale of the Thursday evening, January 20 perfo…

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Baldwin, Emond, Hoffman, Mac and Patinkin Celebrate Lapham's Quarterly's CELEBRITY Issue With Select Readings 1/20

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Alec Baldwin, Linda Emond, Taylor Mac, Mandy Patinkin and Lapham's Quarterly Editor Lewis Lapham will celebrate the rel…

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Public Theater's Oskar Eustis Talks to Lewis Lapham At Joe's Pub 1/20

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Alec Baldwin, Linda Emond, Taylor Mac, Mandy Patinkin and Laphams Quarterly Editor Lewis Lapham will celebrate the rele…

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'The Beauty Queen of Leenane' at Athenaeum: Dark ‘Beauty' shows Shattered Globe is back by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "The Beauty Queen of Leenane" ★★★ Through Feb. 27 at Athenaeum Theatre Studio 2, 2936 N. Southport Ave.; Running time: 2 hours, 10 minutes; Tickets: $25-$32 at 800-982-…

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Memphis…Over a Year Later by Adaumbelle

On Tuesday, January 18, 2011, I had the fortunate experience of attending the Tony Award Winning musical “Memphis” once again! Almost a year to the day of my last “Memphis&…

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Thursday, January 20, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Khloe Kardashian poses pantless for cover of YRB magazine

The Khloe & Lamar star wore nothing but a leotard and spiked sandals in one of the racy shots. According to Kardashian, the shoot even inspired her nine-day stint as a redhead.

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Glee's Dianna Agron on the new cover of Sugar

The Glee actress talks about her upcoming film I Am Number Four and what it's like to date Alex Pettyfer.

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Antonio Sabato Jr. expecting a son

The actor and his girlfriend, singer Cheryl Moana Marie, announced they're expecting a child together, a son due in the spring.

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Balanchine program good but not letter-perfect by Leigh Witchel

New York City Ballet began with B -- for Balanchine. And while it opened its winter repertory season Tuesday night with four of the great choreographer's dances, the performance overall was …

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You won't want to leave 'Room' by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The new "Room 17B" is like an anthology of clown haikus -- a se ries of self-contained routines, each one brief, elegant and perfectly balanced. Presented by the physical-comedy company P…

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Phillip Seymour Hoffman to Appear at Joe's Pub January 20

On January 20, 2010 Lapham's Quarterly celebrates the release of its Winter 2011 issue Celebrity at Joe's Pub.

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IDOL WATCH: New Night, New Judges, New Show!

It's back After months of anticipation, Idol fans can finally sit back and enjoy this much anticipated season 10 return of Fox's highly addictive reality competition. With this tenth install…

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PHOTO FLASH: Dan Lauria, Judith Light, et al. Celebrate 100th Performance of Broadway's Lombardi by Tristan Fuge

On Wednesday, January 19, the Broadway cast of Eric Simonson's Lombardi celebrated their 100th performance at the Circle in the Square Theatre. The show is directed by Thomas Kail.The work i…

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PHOTO FLASH: Jennifer Grey Joins Father Joel Grey at Los Angeles' Paley Center by Dan Bacalzo

2010 Dancing With the Stars winner Jennifer Grey came out to support her father, Tony Award winner Joel Grey, at The Paley Center for Media in Los Angeles, on Tuesday, January 18.The program…

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PHOTO FLASH: Mandy Patinkin, Linda Emond, Tony Kushner et al. Support Belarus Free Theatre at Rally by Tristan Fuge

On Wednesday, January 19, The Public Theater and Amnesty International USA hosted a rally to show solidarity with the persecuted Belarus artists and activists, including Belarus Free Theater…

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PHOTO CALL: Lombardi Celebrates 100th Performance on Broadway by Krissie Fullerton

The cast and crew of Broadway's Lombardi celebrated their 100th performance following the matinee on Jan. 19.

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PHOTO CALL: Linda Emond, Mandy Patinkin, Oskar Eustis, Tony Kushner and More Rally in Support of Human Rights in Belarus by Krissie Fullerton

The Public Theater and Amnesty International USA hosted a rally to show solidarity and support for the persecuted Belarus artists and activists with Belarus Free Theatre on Jan. 19.

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PHOTO CALL: Maura Tierney Rehearses God of Carnage at Dublin's Gate Theatre by Matthew Blank

Former "ER" star Maura Tierney is currently in rehearsals for a new staging of Yasmina Reza's award-winning God of Carnage at the Gate Theate in Dublin, Ireland.

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PHOTO ARCHIVE: James Earl Jones Onstage by Matthew Blank

Playbill.com takes a look at James Earl Jones' stage triumphs in a career spanning over 50 years. The actor, currently back on Broadway in Driving Miss Daisy,

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PHOTO ARCHIVE: James Earl Jones Onstage by Matthew Blank

Playbill.com takes a look at James Earl Jones' stage triumphs in a career spanning over 50 years. The actor, currently back on Broadway in Driving Miss Daisy,

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PHOTO CALL: Brian Cox, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth, Kiefer Sutherland and Jason Patric Offer TimesTalks Discussion by Matthew Blank

Brian Cox, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth, Kiefer Sutherland and Jason Patric took part in "TimesTalks: A Conversation with the Cast of That Championship Season" Jan. 18. The actors spoke with Pat…

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Trailer for "The Green," Featuring Jason Butler Harner and Cheyenne Jackson (Video) by Thomas Peter

The trailer for “The Green,” an upcoming independent film drama starring Jason Butler Harner and Cheyenne Jackson as a gay teacher and his partner forced to deal with an accusati…

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Kiefer Sutherland, Chris Noth and Jason Patric on the Tragic Relationships and Humor of That Championship Season

Cast mates Kiefer Sutherland, Jason Patric, Chris Noth, Brian Cox and Jim Gaffigan join director Gregory Mosher to discuss the challenging (and often frustrating) process of creating the com…

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Photo Flash: MTC's THE WHIPPING MAN by Bww Photo Special

Manhattan Theatre Club' s New York premiere of THE WHIPPING MAN, the acclaimed new play by Matthew Lopez, directed by Tony Award winner Doug Hughes, began previews at MTC at New York City Ce…

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Photo Flash: Tierney et al. Rehearse GOD OF CARNAGE at Ireland's Gate Theatre

GOD OF CARNAGE is a comedy of manners without the manners. Yasmina Reza's play deals with two sets of parents who meet to resolve a conflict between their two children. What is supposed to b…

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BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Opening Night by Broadway Beat

The Roundabout Theatre Company's new Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by and starring Brian Bedford as Lady Bracknell, opened on January …

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The Cast of Lombardi Celebrates a Winning 100th Performance by Bruce Glikas

Every performance of Lombardi is a theatrical touchdown, but an extra victorious feeling swept through the Circle in the Square Theatre on January 19 as the cast played its 100th performance…

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Inside the Recording Studio with the Stars of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown by Bruce Glikas

Their show closed early, but the stars of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown enjoyed a mini-reunion on January 19 at a cast recording session for Ghostlight Records. (Label co-founder…

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Team Picture! Kiefer Sutherland and Co. Ready for That Championship Season by Broadway.com Staff

On January 18, the power players of Broadway's That Championship Season tackled their latest pre-season event: a panel discussion with New York Times interviewer Patrick Healy. In this upcom…

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'There's No Business Like Show Business' for Regis Philbin and David Letterman by Broadway.com Staff

After morning chat show staple Regis Philbin announced his forthcoming retirement, the always jovial Live host called his friend and fellow TV host David Letterman's Late Show on January 18 …

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BWW TV: Frank Wildhorn's TEARS OF HEAVEN in Korea!

As BroadwayWorld has previously reported, Junsu, a member of the South Korean pop group, JYJ, has been cast as the lead in the Broadway-bound musical, TEARS OF HEAVEN.

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Critic's Notebook: 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' needs some light shed on it by critics, and soon

Even though 'Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark' has delayed its official opening for the fifth time, the L.A. Times' Charles McNulty says critics should weigh in on previews of the expensive mus…

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Spider-Man Needs Light Shed By Critics, Says Critic

Charles McNulty: "This high-flying Taylor extravaganza, in which actors have been regularly commuting from the theater to the hospital and preview audiences have been made unwitting witnesse…

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'Spider-Man' Divides N.Y. Critics by Frank Nestor

By March, "Spider-Man" will have had the longest preview period in Broadway history. Critics now have to decide whether they should review ahead of the opening or wait two months while …

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"Previews" Now Clearly Marked for Broadway's "Spider-Man;" How About Connecticut?

Raise the possibility of governmental action from New York authorities and even Broadway producers can change their wicked ways. The new cirquesical "Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark," now more …

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Fox News Reports 'Curse of SPIDER-MAN Continues'

The attention of the world is still lasered in on SPIDER-MAN, and Fox News at 10 reported tonight that 'the curse of SPIDER-MAN seems to be continuing with another stunt mishap stopping toda…

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A New Finale for 'Spider-Man' by Patick Healy

A new ending to 'Spider-Man' is something of a technical challenge.

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New Finale in Place for SPIDER-MAN!

The attention of the world is still lasered in on SPIDER-MAN as is the New York Times, who reports that the long talked about new finale for the show has finally gone in today.

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Julie Taymor Talks Spider-Man with Oprah by Thomas Peter

Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor sat down with Oprah Winfrey in November for an interview about working on the new Broadway musical Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark. The interview is ava…

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Oprah Touts 'Spectacular' Spider-Man in Interview with Julie Taymor by Broadway.com Staff

In spite of the latest opening night delay for the big-budget Broadway musical Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark, director Julie Taymor can count on the support of a very powerful super-fan: Opr…

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Broadway.com Launches Exclusive Video Series, The Amazing Backstage Adventures of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark by Broadway.com Staff

Your friendly neighborhood theater website has something special in store for you: an exclusive backstage look at Broadway's biggest spectacle, Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark.Broadway.com's T…

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Meet T.V. Carpio in the First Episode of The Amazing Backstage Adventures of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark by Broadway.com Staff

The first installment of Broadway.com's The Amazing Backstage Adventures of Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark introduces talented dynamo T.V. Carpio, who plays seductive villainess Arachne. Carp…

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You won't want to leave 'Room' by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The new "Room 17B" is like an anthology of clown haikus -- a se ries of self-contained routines, each one brief, elegant and perfectly balanced. Presented by the physical-comedy company Par…

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Theater Review | 'Tom Ryan Thinks . . .': Drug-Fueled Rants From a ’50s Film by Andy Webster

“Tom Ryan Thinks...” riffs on Nicholas Ray’s 1956 movie “Bigger Than Life.”

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Review: Room 17B by Barbara & Scott Siegel

Parallel Exit Company revives the art of physical comedy with a delightful series of skits, blackouts, gags, and pranks.

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NY Review: 'Room 17B' by Lisa Jo Sagolla

Parallel Exit's new show is less narrative-oriented than before, but it's nevertheless a hysterical hour of masterfully performed physical comedy.

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Gallim Dance and Sidra Bell Dance New York by Lisa Jo Sagolla

Gallim Dance offered a stunning performance of its artistic director Andrea Miller’s intriguing "For Glenn Gould," while the talented performers of Sidra Bell Dance New York made all t…

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Critic's Picks: David Cote (January 19) by David Cote

Cote's critic's picks this week: three must-sees in Brooklyn

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In 'Haifa,' a heartfelt di l emma

In 'Haifa,' a heartfelt di l emma

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Memphis…Over a Year Later by Adaumbelle

On Tuesday, January 18, 2011, I had the fortunate experience of attending the Tony Award Winning musical “Memphis” once again! Almost a year to the day of my last “Memphis&…

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Need an Acting Job? Start a Theater Company by Reginald Nelson

Why open a theater company? Simple: So you can work. Starting a theater company can be an alternative to struggling as an aspiring actor.

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Feature: The Widening World of Web Series by Whitney Spaner

Michael Cyril Creighton, Patrick Heusinger, Mitchell Jarvis, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Wesley Taylor, and Kate Wetherhead discuss the joys of filming for the Internet.

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The Greatest Star of All: Ed Dixon on playing Max Von Mayerling in Sunset Boulevard. by Joel Markowitz

Ed Dixon talks to Joel Markowitz about reprising the role of Max in Signature Theatre's new production of Sunset Boulevard opposite Florence Lacy.

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Dan Lauria Shows Off His Lombardi Coaching Quarters by Broadway.com Staff

As the title coach in the hit Broadway sports drama Lombardi, Dan Lauria functions as a motivational figure both on and offstage. In the same way that any football coach readies for a game, …

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On His 80th Birthday, Daisy Star James Earl Jones Celebrates the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by Bruce Glikas

Let's sing a belated chorus of "Happy Birthday" to James Earl Jones, the towering star of Driving Miss Daisy! Appropriately enough, the great actor's 80th birthday fell on January 17, when A…

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Natural Blonde Susan McFadden on Starring as London's Elle Woods by Matt Wolf

It's not always the case that an alternate leading lady ends up the star, but that is now happening at London's Savoy Theatre, where 27-year-old Dubliner Susan McFadden has replaced Sheridan…

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To a tee: Ars Nova covers The Social Network by Adam Feldman

Ars Nova hits the product-placement jackpot

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Betty White's Hot Birthday Bash

In an on-brand tip of the hat to the PR playbook of yesteryear, the network TV Land threw an 89th birthday party for the actress Betty White on Tuesday at Le Cirque.

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IDOL WATCH: New Night, New Judges, New Show! by Nicole Rosky

It's back After months of anticipation, Idol fans can finally sit back and enjoy this much anticipated season 10 return of Fox's highly addictive reality competition. With this tenth install…

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Fate of Connecticut High School's 'Joe Turner' May Be Decided Wednesday Night by Patrick Healy

A school superintendent wants to cancel the production because he believes educators should not do anything that might encourage use of a racial epithet.

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ATW’s Howard Sherman Asks for Cessation of Censorship of August Wilson Play by Leonard Jacobs

The executive director of the American Theatre Wing, Howard Sherman, has made public a strong, impassioned and well-worded letter to the members of the board of education of Waterbury, Conne…

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Support for Belarus Theater Troupe Includes Rally, Benefit, and a Chicago Engagement by Larry Rohter

News of Belarus Free Theater includes NY rally, Public Theater benefit, and plans to do show in Chicago

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Will Smith to Helm ANNIE Movie Remake Starring Daughter Willow?

According to a report by Variety, Will Smith and Sony are looking into the possibility of creating a movie remake of ANNIE, starring none other than daughter Willow in the title role. Whip M…

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Peter Strauss Heads "Divine Rivalry" Cast at Hartford Stage

New Musicals for Goodspeed's Chester Theater, Playhouse on ParkP eter Strauss (TV's "Rich Man, Poor Man" miniseries), Simon Jones (Hartford Stage's presentation of "My Fair Lady"), Scott Pa…

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Kazan resigns from SAG boards by Dave McNary

Thesp ankles national, Hollywood panels

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City Lit Theater puts new spin on classic satire ‘Volpone'

One of the great satires of the English Renaissance, Volpone, begins preview performances Jan. 21 at the City Lit Theater on the North Side. The play, which opens Jan. 25, was written by Be…

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Theater Cabaret: Christine Ebersole and much, much more by Adam Feldman

Theater stars make concert efforts in the weeks ahead

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Bryan Singer to Direct Bob Fosse Biopic for HBO by Brian Scott Lipton

HBO Films has optioned Sam Wasson's Bye, Bye Life: The Loves and Deaths of Bob Fosse, a forthcoming biography of the Tony Award-winning director and choreographer, and Bryan Singer is attach…

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Glee's February 8 Episode to Feature "My Funny Valentine" by Brian Scott Lipton

The February 8 episode of FOX' hit series Glee will feature series star Jenna Ushkowitz performing Rodgers & Hart's "My Funny Valentine," from the Broadway musical Babes in Arms, accordi…

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Annette Bening, Chris Colfer, Darren Criss, Angela Lansbury, Jane Lynch, et al. Win Dorian Awards by Andy Propst

The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association has announced the winners of its Dorian Awards, according to The Hollywood Reporter.FOX's Glee has earned five awards. The show has been…

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Scott Pask and Drew Hodges Collaborate on The Orchid Show: On Broadway by Dan Bacalzo

Tony award-winning set designer Scott Pask and image-maker Drew Hodges are working with Botanical Garden curators to create The Orchid Show: On Broadway, billed as "horticultural theater" an…

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Lake Simons to Star in Solo Comedy Etiquette Unraveled by Dan Bacalzo

Lake Simons will star in the solo comedy, Etiquette Unraveled, written and directed by Simons and Chad Lynch. One Arm Red will present the piece at the Red-Space in Brooklyn, February 3-13, …

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Acrobatic Troupe Le Ombré to Perform at Harrah's Resort in February by Dan Bacalzo

Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, will present Le Ombré, a world-class troupe performing acrobatics, contemporary dance and theatrics, February 11-20.The troupe uses t…

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Bobcat Goldthwait, Jackie Mason, and More Added to Emelin Theatre's Spring Season by Andy Propst

Emelin Theatre has announced several new additions to its spring 2011 lineup.One highlight will be an open rehearsal of Shakespeare on the Sound's upcoming production of Much Ado About Nothi…

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Sergio Trujillo to Direct and Choreograph Chicago Run of Whoopi Goldberg-Produced Musical, White Noise by Dan Bacalzo

Two-time Drama Desk nominee Sergio Trujillo will direct and choreograph the new rock musical White Noise, at Chicago's Royal George Theatre, beginning an eight-week limited engagement on Apr…

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Ashley Brown, Renee Fleming, Cheyenne Jackson, Steve Martin, Audra McDonald, Bette Midler, et al. Set for Carnegie Hall in 2011-2012 by Dan Bacalzo

Carnegie Hall has announced programming for its 2011-2012 season, which will celebrate the venue's 120th anniversary.As previously reported, Barbara Cook, Steve Martin, Bette Midler, and Sti…

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Tom Hardy, Anne Hathway to Join Christian Bale in The Dark Knight Rises Movie by Andy Propst

Anne Hathaway will play Selina Kyle and Tom Hardy will play Bane opposite Christian Bale's Bruce Wayne/Batman in The Dark Knight Rises, according to published reports. Christopher Nolan will…

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Reed Birney, Geneva Carr to Star in Westport Country Playhouse Reading of Chapter Two by Dan Bacalzo

Reed Birney and Geneva Carr will star in a script-in-hand reading of Neil Simon's romantic comedy, Chapter Two, at the Westport Country Playhouse on Valentine's Day, February 14 at 7pm. Anne…

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Chris Cooper, Marianne Leone, et al. Set for Commonwealth Shakespeare's Buried Child by Dan Bacalzo

Academy Award Winner Chris Cooper will star in a Commonwealth Shakespeare Company presentation of Sam Shepard's Buried Child. Jim True-Frost will direct the performance, which will be presen…

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Plays by Sam Bobrick, Steve Braunstein, Robert Ford Receive Edgar Award Nominations by Andy Propst

The Mystery Writers of America has announced the nominations for the 2011 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, honoring the excellence in mystery fiction, non-fiction, television and theater. The Edgar A…

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NBC Indefinitely Suspends Law & Order: Los Angeles, Starring Alfred Molina, Terrence Howard, Corey Stoll by Dan Bacalzo

NBC has indefinitely suspended its television series Law & Order: Los Angeles. The series, which last played an episode on December 1, was scheduled to return February 8. An announcement…

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Hilary Kole, Douglas Hodge, Linda Lavin, et al. to Perform at Birdland in February by Dan Bacalzo

Birdland has announced programming for February.Linda Lavin will present her new show Possibilities on Monday, February 21 at 7pm. The concert will celebrate her new CD of the same name.Acco…

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Anthony LaPaglia to Star in Film Version of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge by Andy Propst

Anthony LaPaglia will reprise his Tony Award-winning performance as Eddie Carbone in a film version of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Robert Con…

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Matin Sheen, Emilio Estevez Collaborating on Memoir by Andy Propst

Stage and screen star Martin Sheen and his son, film star Emilio Estevez, are writing a memoir, according to a report in The New York Times. The book, Along the Way, is set for a May 2012 pu…

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John Leguizamo to Curate New CD Ghetto Klown - Music From My Hood In Conjunction with Broadway Show by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award nominee John Leguizamo will curate the new CD, Ghetto Klown - Music From My Hood, in conjunction with his new Broadway show, Ghetto Klown which, as previously reported, will begin…

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Julianne Moore Named Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year by Dan Bacalzo

Stage and screen star Julianne Moore will be honored as the Hasty Pudding Woman of the Year at Harvard University, according to The Associated Press. She will receive her pudding pot at roas…

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Orlando Bloom and Miranda Kerr Welcome Their First Child by Andy Propst

Orlando Bloom and his wife Miranda Kerr have announced the birth of their first child, a baby boy, according to a report on EW.com. The couple wed last July.Bloom made his West End debut in …

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Joy Franz, Matt Servitto, Paul Anthony Stewart, et al. Set for Keen Company's Broadway in the Boro Benefit by Andy Propst

Joy Franz, Colleen Fitzpatrick, Leah Horowitz, Matt Servitto, and Paul Anthony Stewart are set to participate in Broadway in the Boro, to be offered on Monday, January 24 at 7pm at the Chath…

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The Band Wagon, Coco, Mexican Hayride Set for Lost Musicals' 2011 Season by Andy Propst

London's Lost Musicals has announced the lineup of tuners which it will present at Sadler's Wells' Lilian Baylis Studio as semi-staged concerts in 2011, according to a report on Whatsonstage…

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Richard Skipper as "Carol Channing" in Concert Extends Into Open-Ended Off-Broadway Run by Dan Bacalzo

Four-time MAC Award-winner Richard Skipper's critically acclaimed show, Richard Skipper as "Carol Channing" in Concert, will extend into an open-ended Off-Broadway run at St. Luke's Theatre.…

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Daniel Breaker and Colman Domingo to Host Intiman Theatre's Valentine's Day Cabaret by Dan Bacalzo

Tony nominee Daniel Breaker and GLAAD Award winner Colman Domingo will host the Intiman Theatre's Valentine's Day Cabaret, to be held on Monday, February 14 at 7:30pm.The pair co-starred on …

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Chicagoland Gets New Equity Musical Series at Paramount Theatre; Jim Corti Is Artistic Director by Kenneth Jones

The Paramount Theatre, an 1,800-seat touring house in suburban Chicago, will expand its mission in 2011 to become a producing theatre, offering a four-show subscription series of Broadway mu…

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Alec Baldwin, Tony Kushner, Olympia Dukakis Set for Tennessee Williams Celebration by Andrew Gans

The 92nd Street Y in Manhattan will present A Celebration of Tennessee Williams Feb. 7.

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J. Robert Spencer and Jeffrey Schecter's "Farm Girl in New York" to Receive Feb. 1 DVD Release by Matthew Blank

"Farm Girl in New York," a new film by and starring Tony Award nominee J. Robert Spencer (Next to Normal) and Broadway regular Jeffrey Schecter (A Chorus Line, Wonderful Town), will be relea…

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NYC Memorial for Jill Haworth, Late Cabaret Actress, Planned for Feb. 3 by Kenneth Jones and Robert Simonson

Friends and family of Jill Haworth will gather in Manhattan on Feb. 3 to remember the late actress who created the role of Sally Bowles in the original Broadway production of Cabaret.

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Whoopi Goldberg Among Producers of Provocative Musical White Noise, Sounding Off in Chicago by Kenneth Jones

An eight-week Chicago run of White Noise, the new rock musical about a pop sister act that performs White Supremacy-laced songs, will be co-produced by Whoopi Goldberg and directed and chore…

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Soulpepper, Necessary Theatre and International Artists Will Be Part of 2011 Luminato Fest in Toronto by Kenneth Jones

Luminato, Toronto Festival of Arts and Creativity, will offer an eclectic array of theatre and dance this June. The 2011 festival's theatre and dance program was announced on Jan. 17.

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Simon Jones and Aaron Krohn Set for Divine Rivalry Premiere at Hartford Stage by Adam Hetrick

The Hartford Stage world premiere of Michael Kramer's Divine Rivalry will feature Simon Jones, Aaron Krohn, Scott Parkinson and Peter Strauss.

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New Comedy "Retired at 35," With Christine Ebersole, George Segal, Jessica Walter, Debuts Jan. 19 by Andrew Gans

Two-time Tony winner Christine Ebersole, who is currently playing Manhattan's Cafe Carlyle, is featured in TV Land's newest original sitcom, "Retired at 35," which premieres Jan. 19 at 10:30…

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"Discovering Hamlet," Documentary Featuring Kenneth Branagh and Derek Jacobi, Will Make DVD Debut by Thomas Peter

"Discovering Hamlet," a 1990 documentary about Kenneth Branagh's first professional performance in the title role of William Shakespeare's Hamlet, will make its DVD debut in a two-disc set F…

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Australian Creative Team Set for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies by Adam Hetrick

The Australian production of Love Never Dies, Andrew Lloyd Webber's sequel to his international hit The Phantom of the Opera, will begin performances May 29 at the Regent Theatre in Melbourn…

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Cheyenne Jackson, Pizzarelli & Molaskey Will Play Carnegie Hall in NY Pops Season by Kenneth Jones

The 29th season of the New York Pops will welcome a handful of theatre artists, including Hugh Panaro, Cheyenne Jackson and Ashley Brown, and will celebrate the work of Irving Berlin and Geo…

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"The Microphone": Women on the Verge Record Broadway Cast Album Jan. 19; MTI Nabs Performance Rights by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway cast of the David Yazbek-Jeffrey Lane musical Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown heads to a Manhattan recording studio Jan. 19 to capture the original Broadway cast album.

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TheatreWorks Developing Musicals by Kara Lee Corthron, David Clement and Kate Moira Ryan by Adam Hetrick

TheatreWorks' 8th annual Writers Retreat is developing the new musicals Weatherman, Scheherazade, The Light Princess and an untitled project for Off-Broadway's Naked Angels.

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Richard Skipper As "Carol Channing" In Concert Will Be an Open-Ended Run by Andrew Gans

Richard Skipper As "Carol Channing" In Concert, which officially opened at Off-Broadway's St. Luke's Theatre Jan. 12 following previews that began Dec. 22, will become an open-ended run begi…

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Other Desert Cities Star Linda Lavin Will Celebrate New CD at Birdland by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Linda Lavin, currently Off-Broadway in the acclaimed new play Other Desert Cities, will return to Birdland Feb. 21.

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Idina Menzel Adds Additional Tour Date to Concert Itinerary by Andrew Gans

A new tour date has been announced for Tony Award winner Idina Menzel, who will will make her New York Philharmonic debut Feb. 5 at 8 PM at Avery Fisher Hall.

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Intiman's Valentine's Cabaret to Feature Daniel Breaker and Colman Domingo by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominee Daniel Breaker, Colman Domingo and Condola Rashad will take part in the Intiman Theatre's Valentine's Cabaret Feb. 14 in Seattle.

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Austin Pendleton Will Direct and Star in Limited Run of Tennessee Williams' Small Craft Warnings by Andrew Gans

Mother of Invention Theatre Company will celebrate the 100th year since Tennessee Williams' birth with a limited run of Williams' Small Craft Warnings, Feb. 15-27 at Off-Broadway's Studio Th…

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"Glee," Chris Colfer, Jane Lynch, Angela Lansbury, Annette Bening Win Dorian Awards by Thomas Peter

The Gay & Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association announced the winners of its second annual Dorian Awards Jan. 18, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Joy Franz and Paul Anthony Stewart Will Sing Broadway in the Boro for Keen Company by Adam Hetrick

Off-Broadway's Keen Company will present a one-night-only concert, Broadway in the Boro, Jan. 24 at New Jersey's Chatham Community Playhouse.

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Reading of Consent, New Play About Bullying, Set for Feb. 4 by Andrew Gans

The Dramatists Guild Friday Night Footlights Series will continue Feb. 4 at 7:30 PM with a reading of Frank J. Avella's Consent.

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Kathleen Conry and Rob Lorey to Host From Broadway with Love, Too by Andrew Gans

From Broadway with Love, Too, an evening of entertainment featuring singers, dancers, actors and musicians from Broadway and regional theatres, will be presented Feb. 13 at the Metro Baptist…

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Jacques & The Divas Concert Will Feature Debbie Gravitte, Jan Horvath, Christiane Noll by Andrew Gans

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra will celebrate Valentine's weekend Feb. 12 with three Broadway leading ladies: Debbie Gravitte, Jan Horvath and Christiane Noll.

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"Ghetto Klown-Music from My Hood" CD, Curated by John Leguizamo, Due in March by Andrew Gans

In conjunction with John Leguizamo's new Broadway show, Ghetto Klown, Fania Records will release "Ghetto Klown-Music from My Hood."

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London's Lost Musicals Season to Feature The Band Wagon, Coco and Mexican Hayride by Mark Shenton

London's annual Lost Musicals season - a pre-cursor to New York's Encores! -- which has been in existence for over 20 years now, will this year present semi-staged performances of The Band W…

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The Orchid Show: On Broadway to Feature Theatre Designs, Hirschfeld Exhibit, Cabaret Performances by Thomas Peter

The New York Botanical Garden will get a taste of Broadway March 5-April 25, when The Orchid Show: On Broadway exhibit takes the garden’s stage.Created by Tony Award-winning set design…

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Premiere Date Set for Joan and Melissa Rivers Reality Series "Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows Best?" by Thomas Peter

Tony Award-nominated actress and comedienne Joan Rivers and her daughter, Melissa, will share a house and plenty of fireworks in the new reality series, “Joan and Melissa: Joan Knows B…

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Bryan Singer On Board for HBO's Bob Fosse Film

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Bryan Singer will direct HBO's upcoming film Bye, Bye Life The Loves and Deaths of Bob Fosse. While no writer has been announced for the project, the mov…

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Johnny Depp To Replace Robert Downey Jr. in OZ Film?

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Robert Downey Jr. has dropped out of Disney's Wizard of Oz prequel Oz, the Great and Powerful, and Johnny Depp is currently in talks to take on the title…

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Jonathan Hogan to Guest Star on MODERN FAMILY

According to TVLine.com, Broadway veteran and Tony Award Nominee Jonathan Hogan is set to guest star on ABC's hit comedy MODERN FAMILY this February. Hogan will star as Ed O'Neill's brother,…

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Theater Talk Welcomes Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara

Theater Talk, the series devoted to the world of the stage, is co-hosted by Michael Riedel, Broadway columnist for the New York Post and series producer Susan Haskins.

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This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/19/11

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 11911.

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WHITE NOISE Begins Open-Ended Run in Chicago 4/1; Creative Team Announced

As reported in the Chicago Tribune, the Whoopi Goldberg-produced White Noise will play its pre-Broadway engagement at the Royal George Theatre in Chicago this spring. Performances are schedu…

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Broadway Invades the Botanical Garden in 9th Annual Orchid Exhibition

From March 5 through April 25, 2011, the undeniable glamour and irresistible allure of orchids take center stage at The New York Botanical Garden in a dazzling display created by Tony award-…

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Philips to Helm LOVE NEVER DIES in Australia; Creative Team Announced

The continuation of Broadway's longest-running musical The Phantom of the Opera, Love Never Dies will open in May 2011 at the Regent Theatre in London. The Australian production will not be …

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Carnegie Hall Announces Their 2011-2012 Season

Clive Gillinson, Executive and Artistic Director, today announced Carnegie Halls 20112012 season, consisting of 180 performances and extensive education and community programs, featuring col…

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WOMEN ON THE VERGE Cast Heads into the Recording Studio Today, 1/19

The cast of Lincoln Center Theater's production of Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, the new musical based on the film by Pedro Almodvar, with book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics…

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Cheyenne Jackson to Headline Mad Men-Era New York Pops Concert at Carnegie Hall by Broadway.com Staff

The 29th season of the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall will include a special evening starring Broadway vet Cheyenne Jackson. On November 18, the orchestra is set to present "Cheyenne Jackson…

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John Leguizamo Plans Compilation CD to Accompany Ghetto Klown by Broadway.com Staff

John Leguizamo will join forces with Fania Records to release Ghetto Klown - Music From My Hood, to accompany the upcoming Broadway run of Leguizamo's latest solo show, Ghetto Klown. The alb…

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Anthony La Paglia to Adapt Arthur Miller's 'A View From The Bridge' by Pip Bulbeck

The 'Without A Trace' star will produce and star in the role for which he won a Tony Award in 1998.

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Melissa Etheridge, Anderson Cooper Ink Broadway Deals by Philiana Ng

Melissa Etheridge will play the role of St. Jimmy for a special one-week engagement in early February.  The singer will be making her way to Broadway, along with newsman Anderson Cooper…

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Lights dim on Broadway for Romulus Linney and Ellen Stewart by David Cote

Broadway marquees dim tonight for Romulous Linney and Ellen Stewart

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Win 2 tickets to “The Road To Qatar” by Adaumbelle

Here’s another “Tag It To Win It” contest and this week you have the chance to win 2 tickets to the York Theatre Company’s new musical “Road To Qatar.” He…

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'Cactus' pricks up Off Broadway

Legit News: Commercial production to play Westside Theater -- "Cactus Flower," the 1965 Abe Burrows farce that ran more than 1,200 performances on Broadway, will return to New York in a comm…

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Block, Olivo, Breaker meet 'Vera Stark'

Legit News: Cast signs up for new Nottage play at Second Stage -- Stephanie J. Block ("9 to 5"), Karen Olivo ("West Side Story") and Daniel Breaker ("Shrek the Musical") have joined the cast…

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Goodspeed lines up two new musicals

Legit News: 'Cutman,' 'Samantha' get workshops at Connecticut theater -- A musical about a Jewish boxer whose faith is tested and another about a high school girl struggling with sex, love a…

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Busch, Fodor set for Primary Stages

Legit News: Off Broadway company announced 2011-12 season -- New plays by Charles Busch and Kate Fodor are among the offerings lined up for the 2011-12 season at Off Broadway's Primary Stage…

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Broadway gets January chills

Legit News: Declines posted at most shows, although some plays gained -- "Wicked" reclaimed its top spot on the Broadway Top 10 last week, in a frame that saw sales at most individual produc…

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Waterbury Schools Grapple with August Wilson Play and the "N-Word"

The Waterbury Board of Education will decide tonight whether the Waterbury Arts Magnet School be allowed to proceed with its production of August Wilson's acclaimed drama, "Joe Turner's Come…

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'Lord' of Dance Steps Into 3-D

Remember Michael Flatley? The so-called Lord of the Dance? Well, he's been touring his famous step-dancing for 16 years. In March, the 52-year-old is finally making it into 3-D.

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Carnegie Hall Unveils $200 Million Upgrade Plan

Carnegie Hall released renderings on Wednesday of its Studio Towers Renovation Project, which will transform artists' studios and administrative offices into a 61,000-square-foot education w…

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London's New Equivalent to the Obies: The 'Offies'

"A new set of theatre awards aimed specifically at off-West End and London fringe venues is to launch next month - with a ceremony hosted by Simon Callow."...

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2econd Stage Theatre Announces Initial Casting for By The Way, Meet Vera Stark by Admin

The highly anticipated new play from Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage - By the Way, Meet Vera Stark - will feature some of Broadway's brightest stars. Tony Award-Winner Karen Olivo (West S…

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Meet more stars from Broadway’s Wonderland by Bbbblogger

MEET THE STARS OF MEET JOSE LLANA MEET KAREN MASON OPENS ON BROADWAY AT THE MARQUIS THEATRE APRIL 17, 2011 PREVIEWS BEGIN MARCH 21 Meet some of the stars of Broadway's WONDERLAND – A N…

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IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST reviewed in USA Today by Bbbblogger

USA TODAY New ‘Earnest’ production gives Wilde a twist By Elysa Gardner, USA TODAY NEW YORK — Oscar Wilde opposed slavery to convention, in life or art. So he would no doub…

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Broadway’s LOMBARDI on WNYC Radio and Bloomberg TV by Bbbblogger

Broadway's LOMBARDI in the News Stars Dan Lauria & Judith Light on WNYC's Leonard Lopate Show Producer Tony Ponturo on Bloomberg TV WATCH LISTEN Broadway's Lombardi was featured last Fri…

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Hayden Tee and Kimberly Burns Are King and Queen of Camelot, Starting Jan. 20 in Pittsburgh by Kenneth Jones

New Zealand native Hayden Tee, a star in Australia, ascends the throne as King Arthur in the new Pittsburgh Public Theater production of Camelot, directed by producing artistic director Ted …

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Terrence McNally, Morgan Freeman, Paul Simon Celebrate John F. Kennedy Jan. 20 by Andrew Gans

The Kennedy Center's opening concert of The Presidency of John F. Kennedy: A 50th Anniversary Celebration will be presented Jan. 20 at 7 PM in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall.

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"Queen of Rockabilly" Wanda Jackson Jams with Cast of Million Dollar Quartet Jan. 20 by Andrew Gans

Wanda Jackson, the "Queen of Rockabilly," will join the cast of the Tony-nominated Million Dollar Quartet during the finale of the Jan. 20 performance of the new musical at the Nederlander T…

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Martin Charnin-Directed Sleuth Begins Thrilling Village Theatre Audiences Jan. 20 by Adam Hetrick

Anthony Shaffer's 1970 Tony-honored thriller Sleuth, under the direction of Tony Award-winning Annie lyricist Martin Charnin, officially opens Jan. 20 at the Village Theatre in Issaquah, WA.

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Manoel Felciano, René Augesen Move Into Clybourne Park at A.C.T. Jan. 20-Feb. 13 by Kenneth Jones

Tony Award nominee Manoel Felciano is among residents of the West Coast premiere of Clybourne Park, the acclaimed Bruce Norris play inspired by A Raisin in the Sun, about a white neighborhoo…

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Today In Theatre History: JANUARY 20 by Robert Viagas and Christopher Reichheld and Anne Bradley

1896 Say good morning, George. Actually it was "Nathan" then -- Nathan Birnbaum born today. As George Burns, he and Gracie Allen will become headliners of vaudeville. Together they will appe…

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Broadway Sessions to Welcome Tony Winner Jarrod Emick and Sarah Darling by Andrew Gans

Broadway Sessions with Ben D, the weekly musical theatre-themed evening at The Midtown Theater, will continue Jan. 20.

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BWW's On This Day - January 20, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Welcomes Wanda Jackson One Night Only, 1/20

Million Dollar Quartet, Broadway's new hit musical, will feature Wanda Jackson, the Queen of Rockabilly, for a special performance during the finale of the Thursday evening, January 20 perfo…

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Stephanie J. Block Comes To The Long Center For The Performing Arts 1/20-22 by Bww News Desk

AUSTIN CABARET THEATRE continues its TENTH ANNIVERSARY SEASON with the incomparable Stephanie J. Block This dynamic star will take our stage for three nights only

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Public Theater's Oskar Eustis Talks to Lewis Lapham At Joe's Pub 1/20 by Bww News Desk

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Alec Baldwin, Linda Emond, Taylor Mac, Mandy Patinkin and Laphams Quarterly Editor Lewis Lapham will celebrate the rele…

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Baldwin, Emond, Hoffman, Mac and Patinkin Celebrate Lapham's Quarterly's CELEBRITY Issue With Select Readings 1/20 by Bww News Desk

Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Alec Baldwin, Linda Emond, Taylor Mac, Mandy Patinkin and Lapham's Quarterly Editor Lewis Lapham will celebrate the rel…

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Phillip Seymour Hoffman to Appear at Joe's Pub January 20 by Bww News Desk

On January 20, 2010 Lapham's Quarterly celebrates the release of its Winter 2011 issue Celebrity at Joe's Pub.

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