Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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North Shore a magnet for artists

Why is the area north of Boston such a large presence in the new Arts of the Americas Wing at the Museum of Fine Arts?

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Carla Gugino, Lea Michele, Sarah Jessica Parker, Sofia Vergara, et al. Set for New Year's Eve Film

Updated casting has been announced for the all-star ensemble comedyNew Year's Eve, to be directed by Garry Marshall, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The movie tells intertwining s…

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Far from letter-perfect by Leigh Witchel

How do you dance a letter? "Letters of Love on Ripped Paper" works on the puzzle, but this dancing telegram doesn't quite manage a special delivery. Choreographed by company director Jacq…

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Laura Benanti to Star in PLAYBOY Pilot for NBC

Deadline.com is reporting that Laura Benanti is set to star in NBC's drama pilot Playboy. The project, from 20th TVImagine TV, is set at the Playboy Club in Chicago in 1963. Benanti will pla…

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Michael Learned and Granville Van Dusen to Star in ICT's Southern Comforts

Emmy Award winner Michael Learned and Granville van Dusen will co-star in International City Theatre's production of Kathleen Clark's two-character play, Southern Comforts, March 1…

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New MFA wing showcases local artists by Joel Brown, Globe Correspondent

North region residents visiting the new Art of the Americas Wing at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston should feel right at home.

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Marc Masterston Resigns From Actors Theatre of Louisville to Go to South Coast Repertory

Marc Masterson has stepped down as artistic director of Actors Theatre of Louisville after 11 years, and will join South Coast Repertory in April as its new artistic director A search is no…

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IDOL WATCH: Hollywood Round 2, The Group Performances

In tonights episode of American Idol, the Hollywood Round continued with perhaps the most dreaded and challenging level of the entire competition. For the first time in this season, mere tal…

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Review: WIDESCREEN: Songs From & About the Movies

Eric Michael Gillett's beautifully considered new show at Feinstein's at Loews Regency is a loving tribute to the world of cinema.

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Laura Benanti Puts On Her Bunny Ears for NBC's Playboy by Broadway.com Staff

Tony Award winner Laura Benanti will take on a leading role in the upcoming NBC pilot Playboy, according to Deadline.com. She will play Carol-Lynne, a 30-year-old star of the Playboy Club in…

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Feature: Rinne Groff Explains Her Compulsion

The talented playwright discusses her new biodrama at the Public Theater about a writer's obsession with Anne Frank.

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Quebec maestro brings Siegfried in 3-D to the Met by Marsha Lederman

Robert Lepage is producing high-tech Wagner without the dorky glasses

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: A First Look at Manhattan Theatre Club's GOOD PEOPLE

The Manhattan Theatre Club world premiere production of GOOD PEOPLE, a new American play by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire directed by Tony Award winner Daniel Sullivan began per…

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BWW TV Broadway Beat Special: Robin Williams & BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO

The cast and creative team of BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO - the new American play by Rajiv Joseph and starring Robin Williams in his Broadway acting debut met the press today and Broadwa…

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Laura Bell Bundy Cast in New TBS Pilot

Laura Bell Bundy, the singeractress last seen on Broadway in 2008's Legally Blonde before embarking on a successful country music career, has landed a new TBS pilot. Hound Dogs centers on a …

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Press Event: John Leguizamo in Ghetto Klown on Broadway Directed by Fisher Stevens by Ghettoklownonstage

Press Event: John Leguizamo in Ghetto Klown on Broadway Directed by Fisher Stevens Star and writer of Ghetto Klown John Leguizamo and director Fisher Stevens let us in on their history and …

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A PIECE OF HISTORY by Mervyn Rothstein

Nixon in China is an opera for the modern age, rich with layers of classic beauty and brimming with a lushness that feels totally new.

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Playwright may be fixing up "Spider-Man"

Is there a play doctor in Spidey's house? The producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" have hired playwright Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa to work on the book written by director Julie Taymor a…

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A First Look at the First-String Cast of That Championship Season by Broadway.com Staff

Theater fans and sports fans alike will agree that the highly anticipated revival of That Championship Season is a Broadway boy’s club of the highest order. In this starry production, …

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Get Wild With Robin Williams and the Cast of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo by Bruce Glikas

After being named a Pulitzer Prize finalist during its Los Angeles run, Rajiv Joseph's new play Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo is roaring on to Broadway with Oscar winner Robin Williams…

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Opening Night Photos for Dangerous Beauty at Pasadena Playhouse by La Stage Alliance

Celebrities traveled to Renaissance Italy for the opening night of Dangerous Beauty at the Pasadena Playhouse including stars of the 1998 movie, Jacqueline Bisset and Rufus Sewell, plus dir…

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Heights Heartthrob Christopher Jackson Celebrates Love on his Debut CD by Broadway.com Staff

In the Heights vet Christopher Jackson headed downtown to Manhattan’s Canal Room on Febraury 15 for a concert celebrating the release of his debut CD, In the Name of Love. Jackson, who…

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Baby! Driving Miss Daisy Star James Earl Jones Channels Justin Bieber by Broadway.com Staff

At this point in his career, requests to read anything and everything are no surprise for Driving Miss Daisy star James Earl Jones. However, Gayle King may have trumped every past voiceover …

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RIALTO CHATTER: Bartlett Sher to Helm THE KING AND I at Lincoln Center Next Season?

BroadwayWorld has heard from a number of sources that Bartlett Sher will be directing a revival of THE KING AND I next season at Lincoln Center. While nothing has been announced officially,…

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STAGE TUBE: James Earl Jones Performs Bieber Monologue

On a recent episode of OWN's Gayle King Show, DRIVING MISS DAISY's James Earl Jones performs Justin Bieber's Baby as a dramatic monologue. Click below to see the hilarious clip

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Carole Shelley Shares Her Soothing Retreat Backstage at Billy Elliot by Broadway.com Staff

Billy Elliot’s feisty Grandma, Carole Shelley, has been making herself at home in Broadway dressing rooms for more than four decades. She created the role of Gwendolyn Pigeon in Neil S…

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Theater Review | 'In the Pony Palace/Football': Gender Blitz on a High School Gridiron by Jason Zinoman

Tina Satter’s “In the Pony Palace/Football” dissects high school football with gender-flipped casting that reveals the sport’s hidden dimensions.

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Alice Ripley to Perform in Concert at Chicago's New Stage 773 May 2

Alice Ripley will make her Midwest concert debut in Daily Practice: The Acoustic Sessions, at the newly revamped Stage 773 Theatre in Chicago, on May 2. Ripley is currently performing in th…

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ArtsBeat: ‘Spider-Man’ May Get a New Script by Patrick Healy

The producers of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" have asked Mr. Aguirre-Sacasa, a playwright who also written Spider-Man stories for Marvel Comics, to help rewrite the s…

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Roundabout to Serve Up Bob Fosse’s Dancin’, Look Back in Anger and More Next Season by Broadway.com Staff

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced three of the selections for its 2011-12 season, which will include a New York premiere play, a musical revival and a classic play. Exact dates for th…

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa to Rework SPIDER-MAN's Book

According to a report by Deadline.com, producers of SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK have asked Roberto-Aguirre-Sacasa to rewrite the book to the show. The original book was a collaboration bet…

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Florence Henderson, Jennifer Tilly, Lainie Kazan, Julian Sands et al. Set for Celebrity Autobiography in Santa Monica

Illeana Douglas, Florence Henderson, Jennifer Tilly, Lainie Kazan, Laraine Newman, Bob Oedenkirk, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Jonathan Silverman, and Julian Sands will perform in Celebrity Au…

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Super Bowl Champ Green Bay Packers Celebrate Their Heritage at Lombardi by Bruce Glikas

The Green Bay Packers recently emerged as 2011 Super Bowl champs, and several of the players decided to celebrate the big win by heading to Broadway's Packers-themed drama, Lombardi. On …

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Rhubarb Festival: Lady Gaga gets a musical of sorts by J. Kelly Nestruck

Writer and director Alistair Newton on "aesthetic sampling", Stratford's Bruce Dow and collaborating with convicted murderer Michael Alig

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ROCK OF AGES to Perform on LOPEZ TONIGHT, 2/16

Tonight, February 16, 2011, the first National Tours cast of the five-time Tony Award Nominated smash hit musical ROCK OF AGES will perform on Lopez Tonight. The cast, led by Tony Award Nom…

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ArtsBeat: Fosse Revival Coming to Roundabout by Patrick Healy

Two years after scrapping its original plans due to the recession, Roundabout Theater Company announced Wednesday that it would produce "Bob Fosse's Dancin' " this fall at Broadway's Studio …

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Exclusive Photos! Get a Kick Out of Sutton Foster in Rehearsal for Anything Goes by Jenny Anderson

Rehearsals are in full swing for the Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of Anything Goes, starring Sutton Foster as famously brassy leading lady Reno Sweeney. Tony winner Kath…

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Fosse Tribute to Hit Studio 54, SONS OF THE PROFIT & LOOK BACK IN ANGER Play Roundabout in 2011-2012 Season

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced three productions as part of the 2011-2012 theatrical season. Bob Fosse's Dancin', a masterful tribute to legendary choreographer Bob Fosse, directe…

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Fosse Revival Coming to Roundabout by Patrick Healy

Two years after scrapping its original plans due to the recession, Roundabout Theater Company announced Wednesday that it would produce "Bob Fosse's Dancin' " this fall at Broadway's Studio …

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This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 2/16/11

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 21611.

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Bob Fosse's Dancin', Sons of the Prophet, Look Back in Anger Set for Roundabout's 2011-2012 Season

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced three productions that will be part of its 2011-2012 season. Graciela Daniele will direct a new Broadway production of Bob Fosse's Dancin'…

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Anna Maxwell Martin: 'I don't like playing saps' by Emine Saner

Anna Maxwell Martin is about to become the face of Sunday night TV. She tells Emine Saner what makes a meaty roleAs a drama student, Anna Maxwell Martin used to go for walks along the Thames…

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Are you suffering from ‘Drowsy Chaperone’ syndrome? by J. Kelly Nestruck

If so, this review - along with Theatre Calgary’s new production - can help you

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Borders Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy, Will Close 200 Stores, Including 3 in New York

Borders, the 40-year-old bookstore chain, has filed for bankruptcy protection, according to a report in The New York Times. The company currently operates more than 650 stores, many of whic…

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Aziz Ansari: mouth of the south by Hadley Freeman

He is the hottest new standup in America. Judd Apatow is his biggest fan and Kanye West is his best friend. Hadley Freeman meets trailblazer Aziz AnsariThere is a very funny and surprisingly…

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STAGE TUBE: Marla Mindelle Goes Behind the Scenes of SISTER ACT on THE VIEW

Olivier Award nominee Patina Miller and the cast of the new Broadway musical SISTER ACT were featured on ABC's The View on February 9, 2011. In the following video, go behind the scenes of t…

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Catch Me If You Can Set to Take Flight

Who is Frank Abagnale, Jr.? Catch Me If You Can's Aaron Tveit, Norbert Leo Butz, director Jack O'Brien and songwriters Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman discuss the man, the myth and the legend…

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Roz Ryan and Raymond Bokhour Move Back to Chicago by Broadway.com Staff

Chicago veterans Roz Ryan and Raymond Bokhour will return to the long-running musical later this month as Matron Mama Morton and Amos Hart, respectively. Bokhour will begin performances on F…

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Batt, Dixon et al. Lead Director's Company's BECOMING TENNESSEE Reading, 3/2

Bryan Batt actor, designer, civic activist portrays Salvatore Romano on AMC's critically acclaimed dramatic series MAD MEN by the multi Emmy award winning writer producer, Matthew Wiener. Th…

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Mumford & Sons Get Big 'Grammy Lift' by Ben Sisario

Arcade Fire, Justin Bieber and Lady Gaga are among those who also saw significant sales gains.

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Borders Files for Bankruptcy

Book chain Borders has filed for bankruptcy protection today, February 16. The company is 1.29 billion in debt. Borders president Michael Edwards commented, It has become increasingly clear …

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Berkeley Rep Announces Teen One-Acts Festival Winners

Berkeley Repertory Theatre has announced the local winners whose work will be showcased in the company's annual Teen One-Acts Festival, April 1-9. The ensemble for each show is comprise…

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Jamie Billings performs in "Spring Awakening" in Denver by Denverpost

Jamie Billings performs in "Spring Awakening" in Denver Denver native Jamie Billings, an ensemble member and understudy in the national touring production of "Spring Awakenin…

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Like Water for Chocolate Musical to Have Pre-Broadway Debut at Arena Stage by Broadway.com Staff

A musical adaptation of Laura Esquivel’s Like Water for Chocolate is headed to the Arena Stage in Washington, DC for a world premiere pre-Broadway production. Featuring Mexican singer/…

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In Memoriam: Margaret K. McElderry by Pamela Paul

On Monday, the world of children's publishing lost one of its last great 20th century editors, Margaret K. McElderry, who died at age 98.

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Highlights from Compulsion Starring Mandy Patinkin

Rinne Groff's new play, Compulsion, uses music, marionettes, projections, live voiceover and three actors playing multiple roles to tell the fact-inspired tale of writer Sid Silver (played b…

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Constantine Maroulis Hits Los Angeles With Rock of Ages Tour (Video) by Thomas Peter

Tony Award nominee and “American Idol” veteran Constantine Maroulis sat down with Los Angeles news station KCAL9 to talk about the tour of the popular 80s rock musical Rock of Ag…

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Placido Domingo, Renee Fleming, Nathan Gunn, Michael Grandage, Des McAnuff, Paulo Szot, et al. Set for Metropolitan Opera's 2011-2012 Season

The Metropolitan Opera has announced its 2011-2012 season. A highlight of the season will be the world premiere of The Enchanted Island on December 31. This new work, featuring a libretto b…

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Riz's Blog Review: "Shrek" at the Bushnell in Hartford

The show: "Shrek"The place: Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, 166 Capitol Ave. Hartford.   What is it?: The musical stage adaptation of DreamWorks' "Shrek," based primarily on th…

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Third Time's a Charm: Tony Sheldon Talks Starring in 3rd PRISCILLA Production

Tony Sheldon, star of the exciting new Broadway transfer PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT, recently chatted with Broadway Beat about the long journey that he has taken with the show. Sheldon re…

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Barbra Streisand Talks "Glee" and More at MusiCares on "Access Hollywood" (Video) by Thomas Peter

Barbra Streisand spoke to “Access Hollywood” Feb. 13, before being honored with MusiCares’ Person of the Year Award. The legendary singer, actress, director and producer t…

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New York City Center to Increase ENCORES! Performances

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that New York City Center will increase Encores performances from 5 to 7 for the 2011-12 season. As they announced to season subscribers, all productions will no…

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Glee Poll: Which Idina Menzel Showstopper Should Lea Michele Sing Next? by Broadway.com Staff

Things were heated in the halls of McKinley High as Rachel (Lea Michele) and Mercedes (Amber Riley) took part in the ultimate Glee showdown: a diva-off. On the February 15 episode, these two…

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Can you really teach goldfish to do synchronised swimming? by Tom Meltzer

A recent glimpse of formation goldfish on Chinese TV has outraged animal rights activists who suspect it's all done with magnetsOf their own volition, in perfect unison, six goldfish line up…

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Black Swan: Like Center Stage, But Sillier* by Leigh Hile

Regarding Black Swan, I have but one question. Why didn't Aronofsky just own it, and cast Zoe Saldana as Lily?(They both wear their hair in their face because they are feisty! And they bre…

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Laurie Beechman Presents Daisy Egan In STILL DAISY AFTER ALL THESE YEARS

The Laurie Beechman Theatre is very pleased to present Tony Award-winner DAISY EAGAN when she returns to the New York stage for one night only in her one-woman show, Still Daisy After All Th…

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Watch Last Night’s "Glee" Episode Here (Video) by Thomas Peter

If you missed “The Comeback,” the “Glee” episode that aired Feb. 15, or if you want to watch it again, here it is on Playbill.com for your enjoyment. The episode feat…

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Raymond Bokhour, Roz Ryan to Return to Broadway's Chicago at End of February

Raymond Bokhour and Roz Ryan will return to the Broadway production of the musical Chicago, at the Ambassador Theatre on February 24 and 28, respectively. Chicago has been directed by Walte…

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Julianne Hough in Talks for ROCK OF AGES Film

According to a report by EOnline, Julianne Hough is rumored to join Tom Cruise and Mary J. Blige in the highly anticipated film adaptation of ROCK OF AGES. Hough is rumored to be the frontru…

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Photo Coverage: Short, Garber & Canadian GODSPELL Cast Reunite for Theatre Museum Benefit

On February 7th the Canadian Theatre Community came together for a very special gala fundraiser for The Theatre Museum. Jian Ghomeshi hosted a star-studded event that included the reunion o…

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CHICAGO Welcomes Back Raymond Bokhour And Roz Ryan

This month, Broadway's record-breaking, six-time Tony Award-winning musical smash CHICAGO is pleased to welcome back two of its most celebrated veterans.

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Dancing Champ Julianne Hough Joins List of Rumored Rock of Ages Stars by Broadway.com Staff

Two-time Dancing with the Stars champion Julianne Hough is the latest name being bandied about as a possible lead in the movie version of Rock of Ages. Fanning the rumor mill was the fact th…

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Bryan Batt, Jerry Dixon, Harriet D. Foy, Brian Charles Rooney Set for Becoming Tennessee Musical Reading

Bryan Batt, Jerry Dixon, Harriet D. Foy, and Brian Charles Rooney will be featured in a staged reading of the new musical, Becoming Tennessee, to be presented by The Directors Company at Bar…

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MoMA PS1's Young Architects Program Announces Winner by Kate Taylor

Interboro Partners, a nine-year-old New York architecture firm, has won the annual Young Architects Program competition to transform MoMA P.S. 1's courtyard for its summer outdoor music prog…

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Photo Coverage: IN THE HEIGHTS Alum Chris Jackson Celebrates CD Release

Yesterday, February 15, Yellow Sound Label released the debut CD of acclaimed Broadway's Christopher Jackson on iTunes, Amazon.com and other online outlets. The album hits stores on March 19…

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Tim Crouch is “The Author” and the Actor at Kirk Douglas by Rebecca Kinskey

So that you and I are on the same footing, I will tell you everything I know about The Author, a play opening at the Kirk Douglas on Feb.17 as part of Center Theatre Group's DouglasPlus seri…

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Stephen Schwartz's New Musical Snapshots to Open Northlight Theatre's 2011-2012 Season

Northlight Theatre will open its 2011-2012 season with the new Stephen Schwartz musical, Snapshots, September 16-October 23. Ken Sawyer will direct. Described as "a musical scrapbook,&…

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New York City Center to Increase Number of Encores! Performances

New York City Center will increase the number of Encores! performances next season from five to seven during the 2011-2012 season, adding Wednesday evening and Sunday matinee performances. …

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Daisy Eagan to Perform at Laurie Beechman Theatre March 28

Tony Award winner Daisy Eagan will present her cabaret show, Still Daisy After All These Years at The Laurie Beechman Theatre on Monday, March 28 at 9:30pm. Eagan will take the audience on…

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New reviews for 'The Moonstone' at Lifeline, 'Trouble in Mind' by Artistic Home by Chris Jones

New theater reviews in the Tribune this week: Kerry Reid gives ★★★ to "The Moonstone" (Through March 27 at Lifeline Theatre, 6912 N. Glenwood Ave.; Running time: 2 hours, 45 minutes; T…

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New York Philharmonic's April 11 Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario, Featuring Christopher Plummer, Postponed

The New York Philharmonic has postponed the previously reported Henry V: A Shakespeare Scenario, which was to have been offered on Monday, April 11 at 7:30pm at Avery Fisher Hall. A replace…

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TP McKenna obituary by Michael Coveney

Versatile Irish stage actor who became a familiar face across British dramaBefore he became a familiar face on television and cinema screens, the outstanding Irish actor TP McKenna…

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SNAPSHOTS Musical Feat. Songbook of Stephen Schwartz to Premiere at Northlight Theatre this Fall

Chris Jones reports in the Chicago Tribune today that a new musical comprised of songbook selections from Stephen Schwartz will make it's world premiere at the Northlight Theatre this fall. …

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Watch Christie Brinkley Go Glam for Sexy Chicago Photo Shoot by Broadway.com Staff

Supermodel Christie Brinkley is readying to make her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in Chicago this spring, and it should come as no surprise that the gorgeous gal brought plenty of "Razz…

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Metropolitan Opera Announces New Season by Daniel J. Wakin

The Metropolitan Opera said on Wednesday that it would mount its first production of Donizetti's "Anna Bolena," with Anna Netrebko portraying Henry VIII's second -- and headed for beheading …

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: Christie Brinkley at CHICAGO Photo Shoot

As announced on the Friday, February 4 edition of The Oprah Winfrey Show, this spring, Christie Brinkley, one of the world's most successful supermodels, is set to make her highly anticipate…

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Making the “Perfect Future” Sizzle by Mark Blankenship

How a playwright and director turned dense political ideas into crackling theatre Say you’re grappling with big ideas about how leftist idealism from the 1960s has transformed in the n…

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Photo Flash: First Look at THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON on Stage!

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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Alice Ripley to make Chicago concert debut by Chris Jones

Alice Ripley, the star of "Next to Normal" (left) and a Broadway actress with something of a cult following, will make her Chicago concert debut at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., on May 2.…

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Barry Manilow Set for Performance at Reprise Theatre Company, 3/22

An exclusive Los Angeles engagement featuring Barry Manilow performing some of his timeless songs as well as sharing insights and stories from his incomparable career. Proceeds from this spe…

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Faith and Cold Reading – review by Alfred Hickling

Live, NewcastleSam is a theatrical charlatan who makes his living transmitting psychic messages to gullible audiences – though he lacks the clairvoyant powers to perceive that if he fails …

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The Constant Wife – review by Lyn Gardner

Salisbury PlayhouseConstance Middleton's friends all have her best interests at heart. They think she should know that her husband of 15 years, the successful surgeon John Middleton, is havi…

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Masquerade – review by Judith Mackrell

Cambridge JunctionMaresa von Stockert has a choreographic sensibility that's all her own, a mix of intellectual and sensory scrupulousness that makes her work strikingly original. In Masquer…

Linked From The Guardian at 01:19PM

State Arts, Humanities Budget Cut; Agency Merges to DECD

The Commission on Culture & Tourism will be part of Department of Economic and Community Development if Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's budget is adopted. The good news is that tourism receives …

Linked From Hartford Courant at 01:18PM

Reprise Theatre Company Features CABARET, BAKER'S WIFE, et al. in 2011-12 Season

Reprise Theatre Companys 2011-2012 season features two classic American musicals at UCLAs Freud Playhouse Cabaret September 13 to September 25, 2011, based on the play by John Van Druten an…

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The Young Idea – review by Michael Billington

Jerwood Vanbrugh, LondonA special fascination attaches to the early work of celebrated dramatists: you invariably get a first sketch of their lifelong obsessions. This youthful Noël Co…

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New Directors/New Films Series Sets Lineup by Dave Itzkoff

This year's series will open with "Margin Call," a debut feature about an investment bank, and close with "Circumstance," about two Iranian women who step out beyond the boundaries of their …

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BWW TV: Broadway Beat Chats with Cast of PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT

Following its critically acclaimed North American debut engagement in Toronto, the spectacular new stage musical arrives on Broadway at The Palace Theatre 1564 Broadway when previews begin M…

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PHOTO FLASH: Between Worlds Cast Meets the Press

On Wednesday, February 16, the cast of the Off-Broadway premiere of Between Worlds gave members of the press a sneak preview of the show, which is scheduled to run at New World Stages, March…

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London's Million Dollar Man Ben Goddard on Channeling Jerry Lee Lewis by Matt Wolf

Ben Goddard accompanied himself on guitar and flute—among other instruments—as Joe Gillis in a pared-down West End revival of Sunset Boulevard and spent the better part of a year…

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Moment of Blossoming, Philharmonie, Berlin

A short, poetic, and unashamedly pleasant piece full of tinkling bells and pattering raindrops, an aural depiction of a lotus flower opening

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Moment of Blossoming, Philharmonie, Berlin

A short, poetic, and unashamedly pleasant piece full of tinkling bells and pattering raindrops, an aural depiction of a lotus flower opening

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Stephen Schwartz songs from 'Wicked,' 'Godspell' and beyond to score new musical, premiering at Northlight with Gigi Pritzker attached by Chris Jones

"Snapshots," a new book musical that will be filled with the pre-existing songs of Stephen Schwartz, will premiere at the Northlight Theatre in the fall, the theater will officiously announc…

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BOOK OF MORMON's Parker, Stone & Lopez: 'Star Wars was our religion, and SPIDER-MAN's a Religion'

In a New York Times feature out today, BOOK OF MORMON's Ropert Lopez, Trey Parker and Matt Stone take the public inside the rehearsal room of the production and admit that when it comes to M…

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Climate change is coming to a theatre near you ... but should we care? | Lyn Gardner by Lyn Gardner

Environmental themes are hitting the stage in plays left, right and centre, but artists must strive to be more than just advocatesWhen TippingPoint – an organisation that brings together …

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Margin Call Film, Starring Jeremy Irons, Kevin Spacey, to Open New Directors/New Films Series

J.C. Chandor's film Margin Call, which features theater veterans Jeremy Irons, Kevin Spacey, Stanley Tucci, and Zachary Quinto, will open the annual New Directors/New Films series, whic…

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Playwrights Horizons Announces Live for Five Lottery for $5 Tickets to KIN

PLAYWRIGHTS HORIZONS IS NOW ACCEPTING “LIVEforFIVE” LOTTERY ENTRIES STARTING TODAY, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 16 FOR $5 TICKETS TO THE FIRST PREVIEW OF KIN A NEW PLAY BY BATHSHEBA DORAN DI…

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A la Russe, Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam

Ratmansky's 'On the Dnieper', part of a celebration of the company's connection with two great choreographers who left Russia for New York, proved a rare gift for dance actors

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A la Russe, Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam

Ratmansky's 'On the Dnieper', part of a celebration of the company's connection with two great choreographers who left Russia for New York, proved a rare gift for dance actors

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Diva-Off! Lea Michele and Amber Riley Go Head to Head with Rent's 'Take Me or Leave Me' by Broadway.com Staff

OK, Gleeks, we know Lea Michele's Rachel Berry has an obsession with Barbra Streisand, but when it comes to a good old-fashioned diva-off, Michele's character turns to her go-to Broa…

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Reprise Theatre Company to Present Cabaret, The Baker's Wife During 2011-2012 Season

Reprise Theatre Company has announced two of its three productions to be presented during its 2011-2012 season, according to The Los Angeles Times. The season will begin with the musical Ca…

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Liam Neeson Talks About the Death of His Wife

In a recent Interview with Esquire Magazine, stage and screen star Liam Neeson chatted for the first time about how he dealt with the death of his wife, and fellow actor, Natasha Richardson …

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Drawing conclusions: the fine line between theatre and art by Bella Todd

Sue MacLaine's play about Francis Bacon's muse invites the audience to bring sketchpads. What is it about painting on stage?In May, performer and playwright Sue MacLaine will strip naked in …

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Make Art, Get Art in Return at Tribeca Film Festival by Dave Itzkoff

Winning filmmakers at this year's Tribeca Film Festival will receive one of nine works, including pieces by Will Ryman, Tom Otterness and Robert De Niro Sr.

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Arts: the week ahead

THEATER THE SECRET GARDEN Frances Hodgson Burnett’s classic story gets a lovely retelling in a musical version by Wheelock Family Theatre founders Susan Kosoff and Jane Staab. Outstand…

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PHOTO FLASH: Robin Williams, Rajiv Joseph, Moisés Kaufman, and Cast of Broadway's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo Meet the Press

The cast and creative team for the Broadway production of Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo met the press at an event held on Wednesday, February 16. Moises Kaufman will direct Rajiv Joseph&a…

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Primary Stages Extends Run of A. R. Gurney's "Black Tie" by Broadway Bulletin

AMERICA'S PREMIER WASP PLAYWRIGHT SCORES WITH HIS NEW COMEDY OF MANNERS by HENRY EDWARDS

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Jamie Foxx, Nick Jonas, Smokey Robinson, Mark Salling, Jordin Sparks, et al. Set for White House Motown Concert to Air on PBS

The White House will host a concert in connection with Black History Month on February 24. The event, which "will include tributes to Motown's distinctive soul-infused pop music …

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Parents caught up in moral and ethical mind games by Terry Byrne, Globe Correspondent

LOWELL — Playwright Bob Clyman doesn’t waste time. Within the first five minutes of “The Exceptionals,’’ which is having its world premiere at Merrimack Reperto…

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Betty Buckley, Barbara Cook, Barry Manilow Set for Reprise Theatre Company Benefits

Reprise Theatre Company will present a series of benefit concerts this spring, beginning with a performance by Tony Award winner Betty Buckley on Tuesday, February 21 at UCLA's Freud Pl…

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Michael Wilson To Direct Gore Vidal's "The Best Man" on Broadway

It looks like Michael Wilson will be plenty busy when he the out-going artistic director of Hartford Stage leaves town this summer.Wilson will be directing the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal…

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STAGE TUBE: Laura Bell Bundy on FADES & BRAIDS & BRAINS

In the clip below, Broadway's Laura Bell Bundy plays a hilarious hair dresser from Be-Weave in Cooter County. Click below to check it out

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BWW TV Exclusive Sneak Peak: Linda Eder Sings 'No Finer Man' from Now

BroadwayWorld.com is very excited to bring you the exclusive world premiere of Linda Eder's new video, No Finer Man from Now

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ArtsBeat: Holy Terrors: A Conversation With the Creators of 'The Book of Mormon' by Dave Itzkoff

Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez discuss their new musical comedy, about two mismatched Mormons on a mission to Uganda, and explain why they believe the show is ultimately pro-faith.

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Another Blues Brothers tribute show headed to Chicago by Chris Jones

Last summer, the Auditorium Theatre booked in "Fureza Bruta: Look Up," an avant-garde attraction that did not do well. This year, the venerable venue is taking a rather less risky tack. Jake…

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A Sweet Show, but With Lots of Blasphemy and Cussing by Dave Itzkoff

“The Book of Mormon,” the first Broadway musical from Trey Parker and Matt Stone of “South Park,” promises to be rude but sweet.

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Priscilla Star Nick Adams to Bring Broadway.com Viewers Backstage for Muscles & Mascara by Broadway.com Staff

Priscilla Queen of the Desert star Nick Adams has signed on to become Broadway.com’s newest video blogger. In Muscles & Mascara, Adams will bring viewers backstage at the hot new m…

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Holy Terrors: A Conversation With the Creators of 'The Book of Mormon' by Dave Itzkoff

Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Robert Lopez discuss their new musical comedy, about two mismatched Mormons on a mission to Uganda, and explain why they believe the show is ultimately pro-faith.

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Orlagh Cassidy, Kelley Greene, Andy Paris, Mary Beth Peil Set for Can't Complain Reading at Irish Rep

Orlagh Cassidy, Kelley Greene, Andy Paris and Mary Beth Peil will take part in a reading of Christine Evans' Can't Complain, to be presented by Irish Repertory Theatre as part of i…

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Alice Ripley Gives DAILY PRACTICE Concert at Chicago's 773 Theatre, 5/2

Alissa Norby and Lampkin Music Group are proud to present acclaimed Tony Award winner and star of Broadways Pulitzer Prize-winning Next to Normal Alice Ripley in DAILY PRACTICE THE ACOUSTIC …

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Where the @$&# is Broadway anyway? by Ken Davenport

If you asked a NYer where Broadway was, they'd probably point you to the street that runs the length of Manhattan. If you said, "No, where's the Broadway they talk about in books,"…

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: AMERICAN DOL Groups Up in Hollywood Tonight

In tonight's episode of Fox's American Idol, the contestants continue the Hollywood Round with the dreaded group auditions. Catch a sneak peek of the episode below

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Mike Daisey's The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs to Play Woolly Mammoth

Acclaimed storyteller Mike Daisey will bring his new solo show, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs, to Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, March 21-April 10. Jean-Michele Gregory will direc…

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The Horne Section – review by Brian Logan

Lyric theatre, LondonForty years after BBC radio's Round the Horne, comedians with that surname still can't resist telling the joke they were born with. That's not the only thing unchanged a…

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RIALTO CHATTER: Will Sierra Boggess Lead REBECCA Musical on Broadway?

Michael Riedel reports in the New York Post this morning that Love Never Dies star Sierra Boggess will headline the 16 million production of Rebecca, The Musical, based on the eponymous Daph…

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Oedipus el Rey by Hunter Styles

We can never seem to outrun our fate, but the exercise does us good. The quest of Oedipus is a futile one — to steer clear of the prophecy decreeing he will one day kill his father and…

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Arena Stage Plans 11 Productions in New Home by Patrick Healy

The 2011-12 season opener will be a new musical adaptation of the 1992 film "Like Water for Chocolate," which is said to be aiming for Broadway.

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ArtsBeat: Arena Stage Plans 11 Productions in New Home by Patrick Healy

The 2011-12 season opener will be a new musical adaptation of the 1992 film "Like Water for Chocolate," which is said to be aiming for Broadway.

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ACT Announces Line-up for Ninth Annual Young Playwrights Festival

ACT's ninth annual Young Playwrights Festival, which will take place March 10-12, has announced its line-up. The Young Playwrights Festival provides young writers ages 13-18 with the …

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Everett Quinton (#307) - February, 2011 by American Theatre Wing

While playing both a farmer and his wife in Red Bull Theatre Company's "The Witch of Edmonton", Everett Quinton talks about appearing in Jacobean drama and getting to watch the rest of the c…

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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GRACE NOTES - Wednesday, Feb. 16, 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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Diane Amos, Alison Arngrim, Tippi Hedren, Kate Linder Set for Vagina Monologues Benefit

Diane Amos, Alison Arngrim, Tippi Hedren, and Kate Linder will star in a benefit production of Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre in Los Angeles, February 1…

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Grandma's Interactive Birthday Video (Jackie Hoffman) by Addamsfamilymusical

Grandma's Interactive Birthday Video (Jackie Hoffman) Visit http://theaddamsfamilymusical.com/sweet116 to tell Grandma what to do for her Sweet (One) Sixteen bash! Featuring Jackie Hoff…

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RIALTO CHATTER: Keira Knightley's CHILDREN'S HOUR in Talks for Broadway Transfer

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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HartBeat Ensemble Moves to Hollander Building for Play

HartBeat Ensemble will host a reception at the newly re-habilitated Hollander Building at 410 Asylum St, downtown Hartford on Friday at 9 a.m. to celebrate the launch of their temp…

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THE WIZARD OF OZ Blog: A chat with our Dance Captain

Back on the first day of technical rehearsals, we caught up with our Wizard of Oz Dance Captain, Richard Roe, for a chat on munchkins, technicolor, and everything else Oz related...

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Marcia Milgrom Dodge, Frank Galati, Mark Jacoby, et al. Receive Carbonell Award Nominations

The nominations for the 35th annual Carbonell Awards have been announced, according to a report in The Miami Herald. The prizes will be presented in a ceremony to be held on April 4 at 7:30…

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Tabatha Coffey to Now Return to My Big Gay Italian Wedding in March

Tabatha Coffey will now return to the Off-Broadway production of Anthony Wilkinson's My Big Gay Italian Wedding, playing at St. Luke's Theatre, for one weekend only, March 3-5, ins…

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Surflight Theatre Announces Plan to Restructure Finances

Surflight Theatre, in Beach Haven, New Jersey, has filed for protection under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code, so that it can restructure its finances. The theater currently has a $4 milli…

Linked From TheaterMania at 08:35AM

Ellen McLaughlin, Linda Powell, et al. Set for Theater of War Presentations

The American Repertory Theater will partner with Theater of War Productions, a social impact company that presents readings of ancient Greek plays to military communities as a catalyst for t…

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The Stars Align for this "Three Sisters" by Jan@broadwayandme

My hat is off   to Peter Sarsgaard   and Maggie Gyllenhaal.   He could be hauling in big bucks playing brooding superheroes in 3-D action movies and she sassy c…

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Mia Dillon Heads Cast of "Angel Street" Reading

Mia Dillon (Westport's "Our Town," Broadway's "Crimes of the Heart"), Molly Ephraim ("The Diary of Anne Frank"), Andrea Maulella (Westport's "Tryst") and Mark Shanahan  ("Tryst," "Aroun…

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT in Rehearsal & Meet the Cast!

Following its critically acclaimed North American debut engagement in Toronto, the spectacular new stage musical arrives on Broadway at The Palace Theatre 1564 Broadway when previews begin M…

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BWW's On This Day - February 16, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 16 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Nymph Errant, Oh, Kay!, Three Sisters and More Part of 42nd Street Moon's 2011-2012 Season

42nd Street Moon has announced its 2011-2012 season. Among the musicals the theater will offer is Nymph Errant (October 5-23), with songs by Cole Porter and a book by Romney Brent. The show…

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Like Water for Chocolate, The Music Man, Red, et al. Set for Arena Stage's 2011-2012 Season

Arena Stage has announced its 2011-2012 season at the Mead Center for American Theater, Additional productions will be announced in the near future. The Arena Stage season will begin with…

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Christopher Timothy, Richard O'Callaghan, Dominic Hecht, Louise Kempton Set for Riverside Studio's Haunting Julia

Casting has been announced for Alan Ayckbourn's Haunting Julia, to run May 25 - July 2 at London's Riverside Studios, according to a report on Whatsonstage.com. Andrew Hall will d…

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Daniel Radcliffe to Star in The Amateur Photographer Movie

Daniel Radcliffe will star in the movie The Amateur Photographer, according to a report in Variety. Christopher Monger has written the screenplay and will direct the film, which is based on…

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Thinner Than Water by Stagegrade

Do critics recommend a dip into LAByrinth's "Thinner Than Water"?

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Meet the Cast of ARCADIA Day 3: Raul Esparza

BroadwayWorld presents the cast of the Broadway revival of ARCADIA Today we feature Ral Esparza, who stars as Valentine Coverly. Learn all about him here...

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Meet the Cast of ARCADIA Day 3: Raul Esparza

BroadwayWorld presents the cast of the Broadway revival of ARCADIA Today we feature Ral Esparza, who stars as Valentine Coverly. Learn all about him here...

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Clybourne Park, His Girl Friday and More Set for Trinity Rep's 2011-2012 Season

Trinity Repertory Theatre, in Providence, Rhode Island, has announced its 2011-2012 season, which will showcase a roster of plays that explore themes of truth and the nature of justice. The…

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Vickie Tanner Set for Free Performances of Running Into Me at Cherry Lane Studio

Vickie Tanner will star in five free-of-charge performances of her new one-woman play, Running Into Me, to be presented at the Cherry Lane Studio Theatre, February 23-27. Bruce McCarty will …

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Amy Ryan to Perform at Todd Almond Concert, 2/16

According to the NY Times, Amy Ryan is set to will perform a song entitled, All I Ever Wanted at a Todd Almond concert on February 16. The performance will be held at St. Mark's Church in N…

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Jabbawockeez MÜS.I.C. CD to Be Released on iTunes March 1

Jabbawockeez will digitally release its debut, full-length album Jabbawockeez MÜS.I.C. digitally on iTunes on March 1. The recording has been created in collaboration with Bay Are…

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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How Broadway.com editor Paul Wontorek made Broadway click by Jesse North

Broadway.com editor in chief Paul Wontorek sits in a comfy white chair in the middle of the website’s video production room in its Times Square offices. Amid professional lighting and expe…

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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David Lee’s Date with Gigi at Reprise by Steve Julian

Gigi, the movie, swept the Oscars in 1959 including Best Picture.  The script was adapted in 1973 for the stage, but what you may see this month by the Reprise Theatre Comapny at UCLA's Fre…

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DRIVING MISS DAISY Continues Line-up For Post Performance Talk-backs

Producers Jed Bernstein and Adam Zotovich announced previously that an elite group of influencers, including Kathryn Stockett best-selling author of The Help, former U.S. congressman Harold …

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Marti Gould Cummings, Meredith Patterson, et al. Set for March 2 Women's Awards

The Women's Liberal Democratic Club, Jim Owles Democratic Club, Broadway Speaks OUT, and Yetta Kurland will present The 5th Annual Women's Awards at the historic Stonewall Inn on W…

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Denis O'Hare, Benicio Del Toro and More Star in Upcoming Shorts at Symphony Space

Symphony Space has announced several casting updates for award winning Selected Shorts Performances. Scheduled guests are as follows

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THE ROARING 20S by Mervyn Rothstein

Scott Siegel’s delightful Broadway by the Year series gives the people what they want – mainly, a lot of good songs.

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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LOVE, LOSS AND WHAT I WORE Welcomes February Cast, 2/16

Producer Daryl Roth announced today that Teen Choice Award-winner Alexis Bledel Gilmore Girls, Tony Award nominees Brenda Braxton Chicago, Orfeh Legally Blonde and Daphne Rubin-Vega RENT, al…

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Arena Announces 2011-12 Season; Pre-Broadway LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE, MUSIC MAN, RED& More

In the midst of a record-breaking 60th Anniversary season and inaugural year in the Mead Center for American Theater, Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith announced 11 selections for th…

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