Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Video: Susan Moniz in ‘Romance, Romance’ by Bob [cta]

I’ve heard of Susan Moniz for years. While she’s a known-quantity in the Chicago musical theatre scene, it wasn’t until very recently that I’ve seen her work. (Howeve…

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T. Oliver Reid by Adaumbelle

Wow, wow, wow is what I have to say after attending the opening night of T. Oliver Reid’s show “This Love I Know” at the Metropolitan Room in NYC. I have never heard T. Ol…

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LA STAGE Insider: February 10, 2011 by Julio Martinez

From the Marvelous Wonderettes, to Harold Pinter and Ray Stricklyn, Julio Martinez covers it all in this weeks LASTAGE Insider.  READ MORE

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'Blunderland' (maybe) by Michael Riedel

The elephant gun I trained on "Spider- Man: Turn Off the Dark" seems a little excessive for today's target -- Frank Wildhorn's "Wonderland." A popgun should do. The musical, which begi…

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Dead man walks, tale feels stale by Frank Scheck

Death-row dramas have been a theatrical staple since the '30s, and "When I Come To Die," Nathan Louis Jackson's new take, adds little that's fresh. Damon Robinson (Chris Chalk), in prison…

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Staged Q&A session is a Gray area by Elisabeth Vincentelli

In the early '80s, the late mono loguist Spalding Gray created a show called "Interviewing the Audience" in which he did just that. He brought random theatergoers onstage and got them to ope…

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IDOL WATCH: Hollywood Round 1

It's here It's finally here No more eccentric old men dressed as pirates. No more delusional teenagers who have convinced themselves that they're not tone deaf. American Idol's Hollywood rou…

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Six Meals In. . .: Where’s the beef? All over the world

From Toronto to Singapore, the best steakhouses on the planet are singled out.

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW TV Broadway Beat: Watch CATCH ME IF YOU CAN in Rehearsal Part One

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN will begin on Friday, March 11, 2011 at The Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd Street and will open on Sunday, April 10, 2011. Broadway Beat was on hand for a performance pr…

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Theater Review | 'When I Come to Die': When the Final Curtain Doesn’t Fall by Charles Isherwood

Nathan Louis Jackson’s drama “When I Come to Die,” about a prisoner who doesn’t die from his lethal injections, is remarkably free of sensation and sentimentality.

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Theater Review | 'Interviewing the Audience': If You Go to the Show, You May Just Land a Role by Charles Isherwood

In “Interviewing the Audience,” Zach Helm selects theatergoers to share some personal details with the audience.

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Feature: Anne Heche Rides the Rapids

The Emmy-winning actress talks about her new film, Cedar Rapids, her HBO series Hung, and working with Alec Baldwin.

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Review: When I Come to Die

Chris Chalk delivers a powerful central performance in Nathan Louis Jackson's absorbing drama about a death row inmate who survives a lethal injection.

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Review: Interviewing the Audience

Zach Helm's one-of-a-kind piece in which he talks to theatergoers proves to be a fascinating experience.

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Ian McKellen to Star in CFT's THE SYNDICATE

Stage and screen star Ian McKellen is set to star in the Chichester Festival Theatre production of THE SYNDICATE during one of his filming breaks from THE HOBBIT. McKellen will play mob boss…

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Keira Knightley & Elizabeth Moss Heading to Broadway in CHILDREN'S HOUR?

According to a report byBaz Bamigboye for Daily Mail, THE CHILDREN'S HOUR, starring Keira Knightly and Elizabeth Moss has brought in 1.8million. With a successful run at the Comedy Theatre, …

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Opening Night Photos for 33 Variations at the CTG/Ahmanson by La Stage Alliance

The stars came out last night for the opening of Moises Kaufman's 33 Variations starring Jane Fonda at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre. Like Cher, Colin Ferrell, Anjelica Huston, Peter Fonda and Ro…

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Samantha Womack Set for UK Tour of SOUTH PACIFIC; Sher Directs

According to a report by Baz Bamigboye for Daily Mail, Samantha Womack is set to star in the UK tour of SOUTH PACIFIC as 'Nellie Forbush'. The production will be directed by Bartlett Sher, w…

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Con Game! Lying and Cheating with the Stars of Catch Me If You Can by Broadway.com Staff

Every night, they'll tell the story of one of the greatest con men who ever lived: Frank Abagnale, the famous teenage schemer who lied and cheated his way around the world. So it only se…

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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The Heretic - review by Michael Billington

Royal Court, LondonClimate change drama is the new growth industry. But, while the National's Greenland is entirely issue-driven, Richard Bean's new play uses characters to explore ideas. Th…

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LaChanze to Headline V-Day Benefit for White Plains Performing Arts Center by Broadway.com Staff

Tony Award winner LaChanze will headline Love Is In the Air, a benefit for the White Plains Performing Arts Center on February 13, 2011. The Tony-winning star of The Color Purple and Once on…

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THEATER: The Drowsy Chaperone by Aaron Riccio

Photo/Bella MuccariRobert Martin (Eric Weaver) is marrying Janet Van De Graaff (Whitney Branan), and it's the task of his best man, George (Colin Pritchard, doing a great Roger Bart), and he…

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Aaron Tveit, Norbert Leo Butz and the Cast of Catch Me If You Can Offer a Peek at the New Musical by Broadway.com Staff

Catch Me If You Can is racing toward its March 11 start date at the Neil Simon Theatre, but on February 10 the new musical's creative team invited the press to take a sneak peek at sever…

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A Wicked Cartoon? See One Animator's Dream of 'Defying Gravity' by Broadway.com Staff

Rumors about a movie version of the Broadway musical Wicked, from possible casting to potential directors, have been swirling for some time. Now animator Heidi Jo Gilbert has added her own v…

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Amanda Peet Joins NBC's BENT

According to TVLine.com, Broadway veteran Amanda Peet is set to join NBC's The Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip star has scored the lead in Bent, a romantic comedy produced by Tad Quill. Peet w…

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Cast of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT to Perform at Time Warner Center, 2/11

The divas from the highly anticipated musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert will perform a melody of music from the show as well as a meet and greet on February 11 at the Time Warner Center.…

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Broadway-Bound "You Can't Take It With You" Opens Williamstown Season

The much talked about Broadway-bound revival of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's "You Can't Take It With You" will open the main stage summer series at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, th…

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Meow! Arcadia's Billy Crudup Has Cats On His Mind This Valentine's Day by Broadway.com Staff

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and Broadway.com reached out to some of the most romantic people we know—Broadway stars—to get the scoop on heart-melting gifts, swoon-worth…

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Tony Administration Committee Makes Its Second Ruling for the 2010-2011 Season by Broadway.com Staff

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for a second time during the 2010-2011 theater season to consider the eligibility of six Broadway shows: Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles, The Pee-…

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Ronald K. Brown, Joyce Theatre, New York

In the first of two programmes that celebrate the 25th anniversary of his ensemble, you could bask in the dances' good feeling towards people or plug into their kinetic electricity

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Love, Loss and What I Wore's Orfeh Wants a Good Scream on Valentine's Day by Broadway.com Staff

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and Broadway.com reached out to some of the most romantic people we know—Broadway stars—to get the scoop on heart-melting gifts, swoon-worth…

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: 33 VARIATIONS Celebrates Opening Night

The five-time Tony-nominated production of 33 Variations, with Jane Fonda, opened February 9, 2011, at 8 p.m. at the CTGAhmanson Theatre. Written and directed by Moiss Kaufman, performances…

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Earnest Ingenue Sara Topham on the Generosity of Gavin Creel and Getting to Know All About Julie Andrews by Gemma Wilson

Age and hometown: 34, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Current role: Flouncing into her Broadway debut as the fickle Gwendolyn in The Importance of Being Earnest. The Kindness of St…

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Annette Bening, Colin Firth, Andrew Garfield, Aaron Sorkin, et al. Win London Film Critics' Circle Awards

The winners of the 31st London Film Critics' Circle Awards have been announced, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Social Network won for film of the year, as well as for screenw…

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BWW TV: League of Professional Theatre Women Honors Arielle Tepper Madover

The League of Professional Theatre Women LPTW, a non-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theatre, and hosted Arie…

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Theater Listings: Feb. 11 — 17 by The New York Times

A selected guide to theater performances in New York.

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SISTER ACT Box Office to Open 2/14

The Broadway Theatre box office 1681 Broadway will open on Monday, February 14 at 1000am for the new musical SISTER ACT. All patrons who purchase tickets at the Broadway Theatre box office …

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Stephen Petronio, choreographer for Prometheus Bound at the A.R.T. by Amreptheatre

Stephen Petronio, choreographer for Prometheus Bound at the A.R.T. Stephen Petronio is the choreographer for the new rock musical Prometheus Bound, premiering at the American Repertory Thea…

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STAGE TUBE: Patrick Page on SPIDER-MAN Safety, Reviews

So what does the SPIDER-MAN cast think of the harsh reviews the show received earlier this week Click below to hear what Green Goblin Patrick Page had to say on MSNBC's Morning Joe earlier t…

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Marcia Gay Harden, Andrew Garfield, Jennifer Garner Set for BACK ROADS Film

According to Variety, stage veterans Andrew Garfield, Jennifer Garner and Marcia Gay Harden are set to star in Back Roads. The film is based on the novel of the same title by Tawni O'Dell.…

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Exhibit Designer Chosen for Museum of African American History and Culture by Kate Taylor

Ralph Appelbaum Associates will design the exhibits for the new National Museum of African American History and Culture

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Parsifal: Wagner's 'Buddhist piece' by Tom Service

Parsifal has been seen as the most antisemitic and ideologically suspect of any of Wagner's works, but that's not how Nikolaus Lehnhoff's ENO production treats itOpera is the most risky art …

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Bradley Cooper Set for THE WORDS Film

According to Variety, stage and screen star Bradley Cooper is set to star in The Words. Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal are set to direct the movie, and to write the screenplay. Cooper will …

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American Idiot Welcomes New Cast by Broadway.com Staff

Davey Havok, Justin Guarini, Van Hughes and Libby Winters begin performances in American Idiot as St. Jimmy, Will, Johnny and Extraordinary Girl, respectively.  Havok has released eig…

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Photo Coverage: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Meets the Press

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN will begin on Friday, March 11, 2011 at The Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd Street and will open on Sunday, April 10, 2011. BroadwayWorld was on hand for a performance pr…

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YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Et al. Set For WTF Summer Season

Artistic Director Jenny Gersten announced today the Main Stage line-up for the 2011 Williamstown Theatre Festival WTF, the companys 57th season and the first under Ms. Gerstens leadership.

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Tad Wilson and Jessica Phillips Join For SOUTH OF BROADWAY Concert

Southern-born Broadway veterans Tad Wilson and Jessica Phillips come together to explore their Tennessee roots in a concert of Today's Country Music on February 13 at 930 PM at The Triad The…

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3-D Theatricals Chaperones Fullerton’s CLO by Steve Julian

Producer TJ Dawson has been busy. He developed 3-D Theatricals production company with his family, launched its first season last year at the OC Pavilion in Santa Ana, learned his first seas…

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Baby Boomers Look Back in Boomermania by Samantha Mehlinger

With countless radio stations dedicated to the music of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, the recent release of the entire Beatles catalogue on iTunes, and even covers of oldies like “Rive…

Linked From LA STAGE Times at 04:33PM

'When I Come to Die' is ghostly play

"When I Come To Die" follows an Indiana Death Row inmate who survives a lethal injection and gets labeled a miracle.

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Spark: More Stories About Art in Hard Times

Listen to full interviews with Donald Hall, Joel Meyerowitz, and Lynn Nottage. Sometimes great art comes out of great struggle.  This week, Kurt talks with Julie Burstein about artists wit…

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THE MERCHANT OF VENICE Concludes Run Feb 20

THE PUBLIC THEATER’S PRODUCTION OF THE MERCHANT OF VENICE TO CONCLUDE SUCCESSFUL BROADWAY RUN ON SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 20 Daniel Sullivan’s Acclaimed Production, Starring Al Pacino and L…

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BACKSTAGE AT THE GEFFEN to Honor Julie Andrews, 3/22

The Geffen Playhouse's Backstage at the Geffen annual fundraiser, which recognizes leadership in the theater community while raising funds for the Geffen Playhouse's education programs, will…

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Epic Theatre Ensemble's Zak Berkman Departs for People's Light & Theatre

ZAK BERKMAN ANNOUNCES DEPARTURE FROM NYC’S EPIC THEATRE ENSEMBLE TO BECOME ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR AT PEOPLE’S LIGHT & THEATRE   NEW YORK, NY – New York’s OBIE Awar…

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Less Hopes to Be More at Williamstown Theater Festival by Kate Taylor

The Williamstown Theater Festival will mount three mainstage productions this summer.

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ArtsBeat: Less Hopes to Be More at Williamstown Theater Festival by Kate Taylor

The Williamstown Theater Festival will mount three mainstage productions this summer.

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Anthony Mackie in Talks to Join Benjamin Walker in ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER

According to Deadline.com, Broadway veteran Anthony Mackie is currently in talks to join fellow stage star Benjamin Walker in 20th Century Fox's 'Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter.' Mackie woul…

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Helm's 'Interviewing' gives theatergoers a voice

Shows aimed at getting the audience in on the act are enjoying a mini-moment.

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On Theater: 22 Broadway shows spring up

Try to remember a time in December when 20 shows posted their closing notices, when clammy hands were wrung around the Theater District and everyone talked about how, just maybe, Broadway wa…

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Tony Awards Administration Committee Meets for Second Time to Determine Eligibility

TONY AWARDS ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MEETS FOR SECOND TIME DURING THE 2010-2011 SEASON TO CONSIDER ELIGIBILITY   New York, New York (February 10, 2011) – The Tony Awards Adminis…

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SISTER ACT's Chester Gregory Premieres "If U Only" Music Video, 2/14

Recording artist and Renowned Broadway Star CHESTER GREGORY celebrates his return to Broadway in Whoopi Goldberg's production of Sister Act, playing the role of Eddie.

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Ntozake Shange, Woodie King, Jr. and More Discuss History of For Colored Girls (Video) by Thomas Peter

In an exclusive clip from the Special Features section of the DVD of Tyler Perry’s film “For Colored Girls,” Playbill brings you several members of the cast and creative te…

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PHOTO FLASH: Kerry Butler, Norbert Leo Butz, Aaron Tveit and Catch Me If You Can Creative Team Meet the Press

On Thursday, February 10, the cast and creative team of the new Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can met with members of the press. Previews for the show will begin at the Neil Simon Theatr…

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Paul Reubens, Jeffrey Wright, Santino Fontana, David Furr Eligible for Lead Actor Tony; Additional Tony Award Eligibility Decisions Announced

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

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New TONY Rulings on RAIN, PEE-WEE, VENICE, ELF, FREEMAN and EARNEST

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

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Photo Coverage: BROADWAY BACKWARDS 6 - The Show!

BROADWAY BACKWARDS 6, the one-night-only event held Monday at the Longacre Theatre, raised a record-breaking 281,243 to benefit Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexua…

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John Lithgow Leads NSO's TRUMPET OF THE SWAN 3/27

The National Symphony Orchestra NSO presents The Trumpet of the Swan A Novel Symphony starring John Lithgow, based on the book by E.B. White, adapted for the stage by Marsha Norman, with mus…

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Catching Up with Maggie Gyllenhaal, Peter Sarsgaard and the Cast of Three Sisters by Broadway.com Staff

Hollywood couple Maggie Gyllenhaal and Peter Saarsgard are back at off-Broadway's Classic Stage Company in Anton Chekhov's Three Sisters. The duo is joined by a talented slew of stag…

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No More Looking Backward: Professor Has Camera Removed From His Head by Kate Taylor

Wafaa Bilal, the New York University professor who had a camera inserted in the back of his head as part of an art project was forced to remove part of the camera on Friday because his body …

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“Baby It’s You” First Look by Adaumbelle

Here is your first look at the new Broadway musical “Baby It’s You” starring Beth Leavel, Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and L.A. Drama Critic Award Winner “The Dro…

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STAGE TUBE: First Commercial for THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Released

Brian Cox, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth, Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherland star in the Broadway revival of Jason Miller's Tony and Pulitzer Prize winning play THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON, directed…

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Brooks Ashmanskas, Malcolm Gets, Lauren Molina, et al. Set for Williamstown Theatre Festival 2011 Mainstage Season

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced its 2011 summer mainstage lineup. This year, only three productions will be presented. The mainstage season will open with a revival of Moss Har…

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No More Extensions - MERCHANT OF VENICE to Close 2/20

The Public Theater's acclaimed production of THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, starring Al Pacino as Shylock and Lily Rabe as Portia, will conclude its successful Broadway run on Sunday, February 20 a…

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Annette Bening and Morgan Freeman to Star in The Third Act Film

Stage and screen stars Annette Bening and Morgan Freeman will co-star in the film The Third Act, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Rob Reiner will direct the film, which will feature a sc…

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Jessica Kubzansky: Going in the Right Direction by Darlene Donloe

Jessica Kubzansky admits that being one of the founding artistic directors at The Theatre @ Boston Court in Pasadena is the “hardest job” she’s ever had in her life.  READ MORE

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Peccadillo Theater Company to Present First Full Production of A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN in 60 Years

THE PECCADILLO THEATER COMPANY PRESENTS A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN For the first time in 60 years, the first fully-staged production of this beloved musical will open in New York City  Pe…

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Shakespeare's Globe puts King James Bible centre stage for anniversary

Other highlights from theatre's 2011 programme include new production of Hamlet that will tour to ElsinoreActors will read the King James Bible from cover to cover on stage as part of the 40…

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Photo Coverage: First Look - CATCH ME IF YOU CAN in Rehearsal

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN will begin on Friday, March 11, 2011 at The Neil Simon Theatre, 250 W. 52nd Street and will open on Sunday, April 10, 2011. BroadwayWorld was on hand for a performance pr…

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NewMusicalTheatre Contest/Concert by Adaumbelle

On Monday, February 28, 2011 at 8:30pm at The Canal Room in NYC, NewMusicalTheatre.com will be presenting a follow-up concert to their explosive coming out party from last spring, with Kerri…

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The Line King's Chair: The Story of Legendary Artist Al Hirschfeld's Barber Chair

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center was the site of a festive unveiling of a new and permanent exhibit: the installation of illustrator Al Hirschfeld's famo…

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Jesse Eisenberg, Paul Rudd, Zoe Saldana, Mia Wasikowska to Be Spirit Award Presenters

Stage stars Jesse Eisenberg,and Paul Rudd, along with film stars Zoe Saldana and Mia Wasikowska, will present at this year's Spirit Awards, according to a report on EW.com. Joel McHale…

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Watch Tony Winner Beth Leavel Go Glam in Baby It's You! First Look by Broadway.com Staff

Tony winner Beth Leavel is returning to Broadway this spring and bringing some of the '60s biggest hits with her in the new musical Baby It's You! Leavel plays Florence Greenber…

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Photo Flash: First Look at the New Cast of ANGELS IN AMERICA!

Signature Theatre Company presents Tony Kushner's ANGELS IN AMERICA A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, directed by Michael Greif. The production, originally slated to run through December 19…

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Brad Pitt Smith's Dream Choice for 'Daddy Warbucks' in ANNIE Remake

Access Hollywood reports today that Willow Smith is hopeful that Brad Pitt will play the role of 'Daddy Warbucks' in the upcoming remake of Annie, in which she will star. Pitt has not yet re…

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Julie Andrews to Be Honored at Backstage at the Geffen Benefit; Carol Burnett to Serve as Presenter

Stage and screen legend Julie Andrews will be honored with the Distinction in Theater Award at Backstage at the Geffen, a fundraising benefit to be held on Monday, May 2. Carol Burnett w…

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InDepth InterView: Anika Noni Rose

Having appeared on Broadway in FOOTLOOSE, CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF co-starring James Earl Jones and Phylicia Rashad, and snagging a Tony Award for her work on Jeanine Tesori and Tony Kushner's …

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In a flap over 'Spider-Man,' previews, reviews and critics gone wild by Chris Jones

A sign for "Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark" towers over 42nd Street in New York. (Getty) When the Supreme Court of the United States decided the 2000 presidential election in favor of George W…

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Anna Deavere Smith's Let Me Down Easy Replaces Rita Moreno's Life Without Makeup in Berkeley Rep Season

Anna Deavere Smith will perform her solo play, Let Me Down Easy, at Berkeley Repertory Theatre, running May 28-June 26. Leonard Foglia has directed the production. Smith's show is …

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STAGE TUBE: Christopher J. Hanke as Bud Frump in HOW TO SUCCEED

When HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING opens on Sunday, March 27, 2011 Christoper J. Hanke will be playing 'Bud Frump'. Here he talks about the role and more behind the scenes…

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Willow Smith Wants Brad Pitt to Adopt Her in Annie Movie by Broadway.com Staff

Rising star Willow Smith is currently prepping to star as Annie in an upcoming remake of the classic musical and recently revealed to Access Hollywood who she'd like to star as her Olive…

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Beth Leavel Talks Baby, It’s You! at Photo Shoot (Video) by Thomas Peter

Tony Award winner Beth Leavel recently discussed playing Florence Greenberg, the New Jersey housewife who discovered the singing group The Shirelles, in the upcoming musical Baby, It’s…

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Farewell (for Now) to Guitar Hero by Seth Schiesel

Even as music games have remained popular with players, the business behind them has struggled mightily.

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Jack Ferver, Jenn Harris, Randy Harrison, et al. Set for Swan!!! at PS 122

Jack Ferver, Jenn Harris, and Randy Harrison will star in a reading of Ferver's Swan!!!, a parody of the Oscar-nominated film Black Swan, to be presented for four performances at PS 122…

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Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, et al. Participating in Clothes Off Our Backs Online Auction

Stage veterans Annette Bening, Julianne Moore, and Mark Ruffalo are among the artists who are participating in an online auction sponsored by the Clothes Off Our Back Foundation, which raise…

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John Lithgow, Jason Lott, Christopher Venditti, et al. Set for The Trumpet of the Swan in DC

The National Symphony Orchestra (NSO) has announced casting for The Trumpet of the Swan: A Novel Symphony, to be offered in the Concert Hall at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing …

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Touch by Hunter Styles

Nothing’s cozy like the cosmos. One would think that such a never-ending freezing expanse would snuff out the flames of life, but more often than not it brings us closer together, huddled …

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STAGE TUBE: First Look At BABY IT'S YOU

Tony Award winner Beth Leavel discusses the upcoming Broadway production of Baby Its You during a photo shoot for the new musical.

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Million Dollar Rocker Levi Kreis Wants to Get Wicked This Valentine’s Day by Broadway.com Staff

Valentine’s Day is almost here, and Broadway.com reached out to some of the most romantic people we know—Broadway stars—to get the scoop on heart-melting gifts, swoon-worth…

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Zach Helm Is “Interviewing” You by Laura Hedli

In his new Off Broadway play, the artist makes his audience the star There are certain shows that stay with you long after you leave the theatre, and Spalding Gray’s Interviewing the Audie…

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Chicago, Addams Family, Quartet Stars Celebrate George Stephanopoulos on "Good Morning America" (Photos) by Thomas Peter

“Good Morning America” anchor George Stephanopoulos celebrated his 50th birthday on the show Feb. 10, and received a surprise visit from actors in some of his family’s favo…

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VIDEO FLASH: Beth Leavel Previews Broadway's Baby It's You

The producers of the upcoming Broadway musical Baby It's You have a released a first look at the show, which features an interview with the show's star Beth Leavel. Conceived by…

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STAGE TUBE: SPIDER-MAN's America Olivo on Christopher Tierney and How to Survive SPIDEY Critics

Actress America Olivo is full of surprises.The first time she was on the Mr. Media Radio show, ostensibly to promote a new movie called Circle, she did the interview from the basement of the…

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The Children's Hour, Comedy Theatre, London

Ian Rickson's cast boasts three generations of screen stars with Keira Knightley and Elizabeth Moss at the centre of things

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)
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ArtsBeat: Theater Talkback: Good Glitch, Bad Glitch by Ben Brantley

When something goes wrong during a show, the illusion of reality that has been created on stage can fall apart before your eyes.

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How To Succeed In Business (Without Really Trying) Television Commercial by H2sbway

How To Succeed In Business (Without Really Trying) Television Commercial Website: http://bit.ly/H2SYouTube Starring the multi award-winning international stage and film actor Daniel Radcli…

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STAGE TUBE: Baby It's You! - First Look with Beth Leavel

A behind the scenes look of the publicity images shoot for the new Broadway musical Baby It's You has just been released

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A Vibrant Thing by Travis Bedard

A friend asked what I felt a vibrant theatre community was. Disappointed to realize I hadn’t already defined that term in this space I told her I would write up a post. This is that post. …

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'Let us think of these things always' at the MCA: Probing the dangers of silent conspiracy by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "Let us think of these things always. Let us speak of them never" ★★★ Through Sunday at the Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago Ave.; Tickets: $28 at 312-397-401…

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Klea Blackhurst, Elizabeth Loyacano, Jim Stanek et al. Set for A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Off-Broadway

Peccadillo Theater Company has announced casting for A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, which will begin previews on March 12 at Theatre at St. Clement's in anticipation of an official opening o…

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Happiness! Watch Patti LuPone and Audra McDonald Make Merry at the Drama League Gala by Broadway.com Staff

When a Tony-winning diva like Patti LuPone is a gala's guest of honor, like she was at the Drama League's 27th Annual All-Star Benefit Gala on February 7, you know it’s going t…

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A spellbinding vision of devilry by Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

If Hieronymus Bosch were alive today and decided to turn his hand to playwriting rather than painting, he might concoct a nightmarish vision akin to that of Mark O’Rowe’s “…

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Sister Act Cast Raises Its Voice on "The View" (Video) by Thomas Peter

The cast of Sister Act, which begins previews at the Broadway Theatre March 24, gave a special preview performance on “The View” Feb. 9. Olivier Award nominee Patina Miller (as D…

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Theater Talkback: Good Glitch, Bad Glitch by Ben Brantley

When something goes wrong during a show, the illusion of reality that has been created on stage can fall apart before your eyes.

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Their art project is all-inclusive by Geoff Edgers, Globe Staff

The heat was broken, so the trio behind Boston’s newest gallery wore scarves and coats and huddled around an electric teapot.

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‘Conversations’ across time by Mark Feeney, Globe Staff

Conversation is a matter of mouth and ear, of what’s said and heard. Except at the Museum of Fine Arts right now, where through June 19 conversation concerns the eye and what’s s…

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Bella Itkin, renowned acting teacher, dies at 90 by Chris Jones

Bella Itkin — formally Bella Itkin-Konrath, informally Dr. Bella — a teacher who taught several generations of American actors, died on Wednesday, DePaul University has announce…

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THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Celebrates 116th Anniversary

The Importance of Being Earnest Celebrates the 116th Anniversary of Oscar Wilde’s comedy! The stars of ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY’s hit Broadway production posed to re-create the 1895 p…

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John Ruffin's Gospel Play An Ideal Husband Set for February 26 Broadcast on GMC

John Ruffin's Gospel play The Ideal Husband will be broadcast on GMC on February 26 at 7pm (ET), with encore presentations at 9pm and 11pm. Ruffin has directed his the project. The pi…

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Company – review by Lyn Gardner

Southwark Playhouse, London"Marriage," declared Mae West, "is a great institution, but I'm not ready for an institution yet." Neither is Bobby, the anti-hero of Stephen Sondheim's 1970 music…

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MDQ's Clendening And Guest Appear On Boomer & Carton

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET stars Eddie Clendening and Lance Guest will appear live on Boomer amp Carton, the sports talk show broadcast simultaneously on WFAN 660 AM and MSG-TV Time Warner Chann…

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BWW TV Broadway Beat Highlights of BROADWAY BACKWARDS 6!

BROADWAY BACKWARDS 6, the one-night-only event held Monday at the Longacre Theatre, raised a record-breaking 281,243 to benefit Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexua…

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Ballet Black – review by Judith Mackrell

Linbury Studio theatre, LondonBallet Black deserve to celebrate as they stage their 10th-anniversary programme. This small, determined company have not only carved out a much-needed niche fo…

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Make Up, Rachel and Finn! Fans Want Lea Michele and Cory Monteith to Get Back Together on Glee by Broadway.com Staff

With the students of Glee swapping love interests all over the place on the show's recent Valentine's Day episode, Broadway.com asked readers which couple they'd like to see stic…

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Comedian Kathy Griffin heads to Broadway for one-woman show

Comedian Kathy Griffin is taking her no-holds-barred routine to the Great White Way, announcing Thursday she will star in a one woman show "Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony." The Emmy winner and G…

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Squigs Heads to the Russian Countryside for a Portrait of Three Sisters by Broadway.com Staff

It’s the hottest off-Broadway ticket this winter, but intrepid Broadway.com artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson snagged a seat to see Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jessica Hecht, Juliet …

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The Cripple of Inishmaan by Terry Ponick

Morning, noon, and night, gigantic waves from the windswept Atlantic crash against the craggy cliffs of three forlorn rocky outcrops at the mouth of Galway Bay. These are Ireland’s legenda…

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AFI's Davey Havok, Justin Guarini and Van Hughes Lead New American Idiot Cast by Broadway.com Staff

New stars are set for Broadway's American Idiot beginning on March 1 at the St. James Theatre. AFI lead singer Davey Havok will take over the role of St. Jimmy, American Idol vet&nb…

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The Merchant of Venice – review by Alfred Hickling

Derby theatreAny staging of The Merchant of Venice worth its salt must contain an instance in which the racial hatred becomes so appalling it is impossible to watch. That moments occurs in t…

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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How To Succeed... : Daniel Radcliffe as J. Pierrepont Finch by H2sbway

How To Succeed... : Daniel Radcliffe as J. Pierrepont Finch http://bit.ly/H2SYouTube Starring the multi award-winning international stage and film actor Daniel Radcliffe (Equus on Broadway…

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Harry Connick, Jr. Brings New Orleans to Broadway in Concert Preview Clips (Video) by Thomas Peter

Grammy and Emmy Award winner and Tony nominee Harry Connick, Jr. performed in concert for Broadway audiences in July 2010. Viewers across the country will be able to enjoy Connick’s s…

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Exclusive Photo and Video! How to Succeed Cutie Rose Hemingway on Rosemary Pilkington by Broadway.com Staff

All this week, Broadway.com is bringing you an exclusive look at the featured players in the new Broadway revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, starring Harry Potter i…

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"Antony and Cleopatra" Misses Historic Egyptian Uprising. Quick, Whre's My Asp?

I wonder if Hartord Stage folks wish they scheduled its production of William Shakespeare's "Antony and Cleopatra" to run now instead of last October? With the history-shaping news comi…

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Hwang et al. to Judge Village Voice's 56th Annual Obie Awards; Ceremony Held 5/16

The Village Voice, the nations first and largest alternative weekly newspaper, announced the judges for the 56th Annual Village Voice Obie Awards. The Voices chief theater critic, Michael Fe…

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Jason Robert Brown, Anika Noni Rose to Offer April Concerts at Henry Street Settlement

Tony Award winners Jason Robert Brown and Anika Noni Rose will offer three concert performances at New York City's Henry Street Settlement, April 28-30 at 8pm. The concert will includ…

Linked From TheaterMania at 11:13AM

Village Voice Announces Judges for 56th Annual Obie Awards

THE VILLAGE VOICE ANNOUNCES JUDGES FOR THE 56TH ANNUAL OBIE AWARDS CEREMONY WILL BE HELD MONDAY, MAY 16, 2011 Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway’s Highest Honor Salutes Outstanding Theat…

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Popcast: The Grammy Awards and an Interview With Betty Wright by The New York Times

This week: Grammys special. Nate Chinen on controversies in the Hawaiian category, and an interview with R&B nominee Betty Wright.

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Need someone to write with? Come to our Collaborator Speed Date! by Ken Davenport

Unless you're some kind of writing triple-threat wunderkind that can pull off book, music & lyrics, if you want to write musicals, you're going to need a partner . . . or two . . . or si…

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Tix On Sale For KATHY GRIFFIN WANTS A TONY

Double Emmy winner, Grammy nominee and NY Times Best Selling author Kathy Griffin announced today she is taking her stand-up comedy show to Broadway titled KATHY GRIFFIN WANTS A TONY for 8 p…

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STAGE TUBE: Patti LuPone & Audra McDonald Perform 'Happy' Duet at The Drama League Gala

Each year, The Drama League's one-night-only gala concert boasts an incredible roster of Broadway's biggest and brightest stars, performing favorite songs from Broadway seasons past and pres…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 10:48AM

New Cast Members Announced for AMERICAN IDIOT

NEW CAST MEMBERS ANNOUNCED LEAD SINGER OF ROCK BAND AFI IN HIS BROADWAY DEBUT DAVEY HAVOK AS “ST. JIMMY”  SINGER/ SONG WRITER JUSTIN GUARINI AS “WILL”  ORIGINAL BROADWAY…

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Twitter Watch: Joel Grey 'Sutton Foster is awesome'

On Twitter Watch, Joel Grey wrote joelgrey1 Sutton Foster is awesome. The voice, the legs, the intelligence... and sexy too She'll be a knockout Reno. We're having a blast.4 minutes ago joel…

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THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog: Glinda in Rehearsal

They're hard at work in previews at The London Palladium now, but a few weeks ago we caught up with our Good Witch Emily Tierney - aka Glinda - in the rehearsal studios to find out how thing…

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Playwright Richard Nelson answers the Tynan critics by Lorraine Treanor

By now we hope all fans of the work of Kenneth Tynan have made plans to catch Philip Goodwin’s solo performance in Tynan, about to close this weekend at Studio Theatre. While most of the c…

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Broadway, Her Way: Catching Up With Ashley Brown by Alissa Norby

Catching up with Broadway's Ashley Brown.

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Noises off: Does America need so many theatres? by Chris Wilkinson

It's a valid question – but when it was asked by the chair of the National Endowment for the Arts, the internet went into overdriveAre there too many theatres in America? Rocco Landesman t…

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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GRACE NOTES - Thursday, Feb. 10, 2011 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 sgrace1122@gmail.com.***…

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STAGE TUBE: Danny Stiles Talks WONDERLAND

Hold on to your hats The box office for Broadway's WONDERLAND - A New Alice.

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Kathy Griffin Coming to Broadway by Erik Piepenburg

The salty comedian will make her Broadway debut in a new one-woman show, "Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony."

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ArtsBeat: Kathy Griffin Coming to Broadway by Erik Piepenburg

The salty comedian will make her Broadway debut in a new one-woman show, "Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony."

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Patti LuPone and Audra McDonald "Get Happy" at the Drama League Celebration (Video) by Andrew Gans

The Drama League presented its 27th annual all-star gala, A Musical Celebration of Broadway, Feb. 7 in the Grand Ballroom at The Pierre New York. The evening honored two-time Tony Award win…

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Jason Robert Brown & Anika Noni Rose Return to NYC with 'Caucasian Rhythm Brass Band' in April

Composer Jason Robert Brown announced that after last year's successful run at Birdland and a sold-out stint in London, he and Anika Noni Rose are coming back to New York with their show, Th…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:36AM

Justin Guarini, Davey Havok, Van Hughes, Libby Winters to Star in Broadway's American Idiot

Justin Guarini, Van Hughes, and Libby Winters will take on leading roles in Broadway's American Idiot on March 1. They will respectively replace Michael Esper as Will; John Gallagher, J…

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:29AM

Script Changes & Other Work Continues on SPIDER-MAN

After what's reported as two sold out shows yesterday, the cast of SPIDER-MAN will be back at work in rehearsal this afternoon, on tech work on the still being tweaked 'Deeply Furious', flyi…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:17AM

Kathy Griffin to Play Broadway's Belasco Theatre in March

Emmy Award winner Kathy Griffin will bring her new stand-up comedy show, Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony, to Broadway's Belasco Theatre for an eight-show run, March 11-19. The show will fea…

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Follow our tweets from the State of the Arts conference

With cuts to arts funding a key issue at this year's State of the Arts conference, follow the action live with our tweetsGuardian theatre critic Lyn Gardner is tweeting from the State of the…

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Alison Pill, Tony Roberts, Samantha Soule, Martin Vidnovic et al. Set for Benefit Reading of The Idealist

Alison Pill, Tony Roberts, Samantha Soule, and Martin Vidnovic will head the cast of a benefit reading of Jennifer Strome's new play The Idealist, to be presented at The Times Center on…

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:05AM

Heidi Armbruster, Laura Esterman, Ruth Maleczech, Charlotte Parry et al. Set for Red Bull Reading of Vinegar Tom

Heidi Armbruster, Michelle Beck, Annika Boras, Laura Esterman, Christopher Gerson, Ruth Maleczech, Charlotte Parry, and Alexandra Szczepanowska will be featured in a staged concert reading o…

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Andrew Long, Jane Pfitsch to Star in Huntington Theatre Company's Educating Rita

Andrew Long and Jane Pfitsch will star in Willy Russell's Educating Rita, to run March 11 - April 10 at the Huntington Theatre Company. Maria Aitken will direct the production. Educat…

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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David Henry Hwang, Evan Yionoulis, et al. Announced as Obie Judges; Ceremony Set for May 16

The Village Voice has officially announced the judges for the 56th annual Obie Awards, which will be held at Webster Hall on Monday, May 16. Names of the ceremony's hosts, presenters an…

Linked From TheaterMania at 08:58AM

AFI's Davey Havok, Van Hughes, Justin Guarini & More Joining AMERICAN IDIOT in March; Gallagher Departs

Former American Idol runner up and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown alum Justin Guarini revealed to BroadwayWorld at the Drama League Gala last night that he will be joining the cas…

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AFI's Davey Havok, Van Hughes, Justin Guarini & More Joining AMERICAN IDIOT in March; Gallagher Departs

Former American Idol runner up and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown alum Justin Guarini revealed to BroadwayWorld at the Drama League Gala last night that he will be joining the cas…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:57AM

Kathy Griffin to Play Broadway's Belasco Theatre in March

Emmy Award winner Kathy Griffin will bring her new stand-up comedy show, Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony, to Broadway's Belasco Theatre for an eight-show run, March 11-19. The show will fea…

Linked From TheaterMania at 08:39AM

ArtsBeat: New 'American Idiot' Cast Members Include Davey Havok of AFI by Dave Itzkoff

The California punk rocker will be part of a new round of "American Idiot" cast members, including Justin Guarini, who join the production on March 1.

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New 'American Idiot' Cast Members Include Davey Havok of AFI by Dave Itzkoff

The California punk rocker will be part of a new round of "American Idiot" cast members, including Justin Guarini, who join the production on March 1.

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Anne Kauffman and Jonathan Moscone by American Theatre Wing and SDCF

On November 14, 2010, SDCF hosted their first One-on-One Conversation of the 2010-2011 season at Atlantic Theatre Studios with 2009 Fichandler Award winner Jonathan Moscone (Artistic Directo…

Linked From American Theatre Wing at 08:35AM

Photo Coverage: Meet The Cast: The Dream of the Burning Boy

Rehearsals are underway for Roundabout Underground's The Dream of the Burning Boy, a new play by David West Read directed by Evan Cabnet. The Dream of the Burning Boy will feature Reed Birne…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:32AM

Kathy Griffin on Her Broadway Show 'Asked to Understudy SPIDER-MAN'...

Double Emmy winner, Grammy nominee and NY Times Best Selling author Kathy Griffin announced today she is taking her stand-up comedy show to Broadway titled KATHY GRIFFIN WANTS A TONY for 8 p…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 08:30AM

Actress Peggy Rea Dies at Age 89

Actress Peggy Rea, who originated the role of Eunice Hubbell in the Broadway production of A Streetcar Named Desire, has died at age 89 according to published reports. Rea also played the p…

Linked From TheaterMania at 08:22AM

Eve Best, Janie Dee, Charles Edwards, et al. Set for Shakespeare's Globe 2011 Season

Shakespeare's Globe has announced preliminary casting for its 2011 season. Entitlled "The Word Is God", the season will launch with a cover-to-cover unstaged reading of The B…

Linked From TheaterMania at 08:18AM
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Cast Announced for Robert Lepage Production of The Nightingale and Other Short Fables at BAM

Casting has been announced for the U.S. premiere of director Robert Lepage's production of Stravinsky's The Nightingale and Other Short Fables, to be presented at BAM's Howard…

Linked From TheaterMania at 07:58AM

Andrew Garfield, Jennifer Garner, Marcia Gay Harden to Star in Back Roads Film

Stage veterans Andrew Garfield and Jennifer Garner and Tony Award winner Marcia Gay Harden will star in a film adaptation of Tawni O'Dell's novel Back Roads, according to a report…

Linked From TheaterMania at 07:54AM

Theatre bloggers must leave previews alone | Matt Trueman by Matt Trueman

Theatre-makers need previews to fine-tune their shows. Reviewing them online before they're ready shows a lack of respect for all involvedA few days ago on this blog, Alistair Smith argued f…

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Bradley Cooper to Star in The Words Movie

Broadway veteran Bradley Cooper will star in The Words, according to a report in Variety. Brian Klugman and Lee Sternthal will direct the film, which they have also written. The movie cen…

Linked From TheaterMania at 07:50AM

Mackenzie Astin, Will Beinbrink, Richard Jenik, et al Set for Extension of David L. Ray's Caught

Film and television star Mackenzie Astin will join the cast of David L. Ray's Caught, at the Zephyr Theatre in Los Angeles, on February 19. Three-time Ovation Award winner Nick DeGrucc…

Linked From TheaterMania at 07:44AM

Derren Brown's Svengali to Play West End in June

Television magician and mind control expert Derren Brown will bring his latest live stage show Svengali to the West End's Shaftesbury Theatre, June 8-July 16, following a 73-date nation…

Linked From TheaterMania at 07:22AM

Interviewing the Audience

Employing Spalding Gray's basic template, Zach Helm uses the recollections and observations of audience members to create a rewarding and memorable experience.

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NY Review: 'When I Come to Die'

Except for one hokey device, Nathan Louis Jackson avoids death row clichés in this simple, powerful play featuring strong performances from Chris Chalk and David Patrick Kelly.

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BWW's On This Day - February 10, 2011

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

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Michael Kahn, Ethan McSweeny et al. Set to Direct for Shakespeare Theatre Company's 2011-2012 Season

The Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced the line-up and directors for its 2011-2012, 25th Anniversary season. The company's annual Free For All production will be Shakespeare&ap…

Linked From TheaterMania at 06:33AM

This Week on Broadway for February 6, 2011: Lost in the Three Sisters by James Marino

If you would like to listen to the podcast, click on the arrow in the player below. Notes and links for the podcast. Panel: Peter Filichia | peter@broadwayradio.com | Facebook Jame…

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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See the London premiere of an Ayckbourn thriller

Members can get a £5 discount on tickets to see the London premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's play, Snake in the Grass, at The Print Room in Notting HillSnake in the Grass is a rarely performed p…

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Shakespeare Theatre Company fetes Michael Kahn in 25th-anniversary season

Shakespeare Theatre Company fetes Michael Kahn in 25th-anniversary season

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Mann, Bogart & Darrington Star in AMAZING GRACE Readings, 2/10

Variety is reporting that a new musical, AMAZING GRACE will have a pair of readings February 10-11, directed by Gabriel Barre.

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:45AM

'Guys and Dolls' at the Marriott Theatre: Mueller is just the dame to lead this 'Guys and Dolls' by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "Guys and Dolls" ★★★ Through March 27 at the Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire; Running time: 2 hours, 40 minutes; Tickets: $40-$48 at 847-634-0200 and …

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Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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5 great things about ‘Spider-Man’ (yes, really) by Jesse North

Daily Bugle News Flash! Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark is not the best musical ever written. However, the venomous reviews and general bad press seem to be overshadowing the aspects that dire…

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Producer Arielle Tepper Madover Named Keynote Speaker for League of Professional Theatre Women, 2/10

The League of Professional Theatre Women LPTW is pleased to host Arielle Tepper Madover as the guest speaker at the LPTW's annual Leadership Luncheon. Ms. Tepper Madover will share her insig…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 02:00AM
Thursday, February 10, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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9 TO 5: The Musical • The Fox by Andrea

In case you didn't know, this 1980's movie was adapted for the stage a couple of years ago, and now this girl-powered "little guy gets the better of the boss" musical has punched in at the F…

Linked From St. Louis Theatre Snob at 01:56AM

Vieux Carré by Theasy.com

The Wooster Group, Off Broadway By Nancy Kelly BOTTOM LINE: Vieux Carré, a groundbreaking revival of a little-known Tennessee Williams memory play, is a fantastic example of what Th…

Linked From Theatre is Easy at 01:13AM

“Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best” by Adaumbelle

  If you are not watching “Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best” on WE every Tuesday at 9pm, you are missing one of the best hours of television! Joan Rivers has decided to l…

Linked From adaumbellesquest.com at 01:02AM

Kevin Smith loses 65 lbs. after getting kicked off airplane

"I felt at that moment, I was like, 'You know what? I'll lose the weight, but I'm not putting on thinner clothes,'...Because why? I'm still the same person I was when I was 65 lbs. heavier."

Linked From Talk Entertainment at 01:00AM

Ashlee Simpson-Wentz files for divorce from Pete Wentz

"After careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to file for divorce,"

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Taylor Momsen wears very little to movie premiere

Last night Justin Bieber celebrated the premiere of his 3-D film, Never Say Never, in Los Angeles. Momsen appeared at the premiere.

Linked From Talk Entertainment at 01:00AM

NCIS set shut down after security guard killed in freak accident

A security guard on the set of the hit CBS drama was killed when he was hit by a van after its driver lost control of the vehicle and veered into the area.

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Miley Cyrus on smoking salvia: I'm not perfect. I made a mistake

“For me it was a bad decision, because of my fans and because of what I stand for,”

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Judy Garland's former Bel Air mansion up for sale

Garland shared the home with her sister, mother, and grandmother. The listing information notes that since the actress lived there, other Tinseltown celebrities, including Quincy Jones and M…

Linked From Talk Entertainment at 01:00AM

Alanis Morissette debuts first photo of baby boy

The famous singer/songwriter and rapper husband Mario “Souleye” Treadway posted the first photo of their family’s new addition

Linked From Talk Entertainment at 01:00AM

The Man Who Ate Michael Rockefeller at Arclight

Comedy and cannibalism make for strange bedfellows.

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Drag Queen James Davis to co star on the Real Housewives of Miami

James Davis (a.k.a. Elaine Lancaster) will soon be known as the first drag queen co-star on The Real Housewives of Miami. "There's no way to avoid it all... There's going to be more than it…

Linked From Talk Entertainment at 01:00AM

Scientology gave lavish gifts like an airport hanger to Tom Cruise

Scientology poster child Tom Cruise was gifted a luxury airport hanger and an ostentatious office as a present from the church's controversial leader David Miscavige, says a former high rank…

Linked From Talk Entertainment at 01:00AM

Egyptian pop star attacked by crowd in Egypt

The Arab word's King of Pop, Tamer Hosny, Egypt's answer to Justin Timberlake, was attacked by demonstrators in Cairo's Tahrir Square. He publicly dissed Egypt's pro-democracy protests and w…

Linked From Talk Entertainment at 01:00AM

Camille & Kelsey Grammer to finalize divorce

Kelsey's lawyer asked the judge to grant an immediate divorce decree, leaving the property settlement issues for a later date. Lawyers for both Kelsey and Camille have agreed on all the prer…

Linked From Talk Entertainment at 01:00AM

Al Gore got Keith Olbermann for Current TV: station reaches 18,000 homes in prime time

Less than 24 hours after Keith Olbermann anchored his last edition of Countdown on Jan. 21, Al Gore placed a call to his friend inviting him to join Current TV. “We've been friends for a w…

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How the Egypt crisis has shut down show business

The political crisis in Egypt has had a devastating impact on the entertainment industry in the country that has been called the "Hollywood of the Middle East." "Everything is shut down; lif…

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Will Smith's daughter Willow wants Brad Pitt to star with her in Annie

Willow Smith, 10, is starring in the upcoming remake of Annie and she knows who she wants to play her adoptive dad, Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks. When asked she she wanted to star with her sh…

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Charlie Sheen offers to pay Two and a Half Men crew while he's in rehab

Charlie Sheen has offered to partially reimburse the crew of his hit CBS comedy series Two and a Half Men who have been sidelined while the actor is undergoing a rehab treatment.

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Lady GaGa: I am completely self invented

Fascinating interview with Vogue. "Speaking purely from a musical standpoint, I think I am a great performer. I am a talented entertainer. I consider myself to have one of the greatest voice…

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Best Actress Oscar nominee Jennifer Lawrence: I am attracted to my brother

The Kentucky born star who is nominated for a Best Actress Oscar for Winter's Bone told Rolling Stone Magazine she was icknamed Nitro. "I was so dykey". She said "little redneck things stil…

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The Whipping Man – Civil War Seder at Manhattan Theatre Club Stage 1

It is the fine, intelligent and original script by Matthew Lopez that captures our hearts along with the excellent direction of Doug Hughes and the powerful performances that you will rememb…

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"Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best" by Adaumbelle

If you are not watching "Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best" on WE every Tuesday at 9pm, you are missing one of the best hours on television!

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Vanessa Hudgens: I’m, like, a very hyper, energetic, crazy type of crazy

Vanessa filmed the sequel to Journey to the Center of the Earth with Michael Caine: “Not only is he uh-mazingly, stupidly talented, but he still kind of hits on me. All the time. If it was…

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Paul Haggis and the New Yorker magazine Scientology article: the fallout

Lawrence Wright's 26 page story in the New Yorker about the director and his decades long relationship with the religion is not alwaysd critical. The three juiciest allegations have nothing …

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Blogger trashes 19 Kids and Counting

Jim bob and Michelle duggar are followers of the Bible and the parents of 19 children. Their fame makes them fair game for people like Maria Fotopoulos who claims: "the Duggar model is unsus…

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Anderson Cooper is targeted for death by Muslim extremists in gay jihad

The CNN anchorman has been targeted for death by Muslim extremists, jihadists and Egyptian goon squads. He was in Egypt covering the political unrest and knows about the threats and is very …

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'American Idol': ... and Don't Forget J.Lo! by Jon Caramanica

Steven Tyler is getting the attention on "American Idol," but Jennifer Lopez is proving to be an insightful and succinct judge.

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Backstage, a sense of family by Lenny Megliola, Globe Correspondent

In the case of one community theater, the back story is as compelling as the productions it puts on.

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