Monday, March 21, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Kin

Legit Reviews: Sharp helming, likable leads, sterling supporting cast, and whistle-clean design concept are all offered up in the dubious cause of making narcissism look good.

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Theater Review | 'Kin': No Connection Is Too Far, or Unlikely by Charles Isherwood

“Kin,” Bathsheba Doran’s exquisitely wrought comedy-drama, depicts a daisy chain of relationships while moving through a couple of generations and across several American states and tw…

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Jonathan Cake to Join ABC's Desperate Housewives

Jonathan Cake will join the cast of ABC's Desperate Housewives later this season, according to Deadline.com. He will play Aaron, a college-educated police detective with strong famil…

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Nicholas Hoult, Ewan McGregor, Ian McShane, Stanley Tucci, et al. Set for Jack the Giant Killer Film

Theater veterans Nicholas Hoult, John Kassir, Ewan McGregor, Ian McShane, Bill Nighy, and Stanley Tucci have been cast in New Line/Legendary's upcoming film, Jack the Giant Killer, acco…

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James Gandolfini to Play Bobby Egan in HBO Film

Tony Award winner James Gandolfini is set to star in an HBO movie to be adapted from the book Eating with the Enemy: How I Waged Peace With North Korea from my BBQ Shack in Hackensack, by Bo…

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Hank Azaria, Kathryn Hahn, Cherry Jones Cast in Pilots

Stage veterans Hank Azaria and Kathryn Hahn have landed the lead in NBC's single-camera comedy pilot Free Agents, according to Deadline.com. The romantic comedy, based on the UK serie…

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Frankenstein

Director Danny Boyle and playwright Nick Dear eschew horror-movie clichés to make an adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic that's both a thriller and an intellectual debate.

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: Kin

Bathsheba Doran's thoughtful new play receives a terrifically acted production at Playwrights Horizons.

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Review: Cool Blues

Bill Harris' engaging play centers on an African-American musician whose health is rapidly deteriorating.

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Feature: Roger Rees Does Double Duty

The Tony-winning actor discusses taking over the role of Gomez in Broadway's The Addams Family and co-directing the Off-Broadway hit Peter and the Starcatcher.

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Review: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

The Paper Mill Playhouse offers a disappointing production of the beloved musical.

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TT: Choking on sequins

I hated every second of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, which I reviewed in today's Wall Street Journal. Here's an...

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TT: Almanac

"Nature is very rarely right; to such an extent even, that it might also be said that nature is usually...

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Hello Again by Stagegrade

Are critics turned on by "Hello Again"?

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: MEMPHIS Hits the Silver Screen - Sneak Peek Trailer!

MEMPHIS was captured live in performance at Broadway's renowned Shubert Theatre in New York City where it is currently playing to sold out audiences. This electrifying musical event will beg…

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SPIDER-MAN Choreographer Daniel Ezralow Releases Statement

SPIDER-MAN is well past its unprecedented hundredth preview on Broadway, but the backstage drama isn't over yet. A couple of weeks ago, SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark made their latest in a lo…

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Spice Girls' Melanie Brown is Pregnant

According to a report by People.com, Melanie Brown of The Spice Girls is expecting her fourth child. Brown and husband Stephen Belafote's currently have three daughters named Phoenix, Angel,…

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NY Review: 'Kin'

Bathsheba Doran's funny-sad new play skillfully traces the myriad strands connecting a disparate group of people when a Keats scholar and a personal trainer get together.

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Weather-Specific Plays, Show and Tell, Young Men’s Scripts by Don Shirley

Southern Comforts, The Frybread Queen and The Weir lead to reflections on when to show, not tell, and when to tell, not show.  Two young men's scripts, Bonded and The Next Fairy Tale, addre…

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Choking on Sequins

If your idea of a good show features chorus boys dressed up as cupcakes, confetti that's dropped barely 30 minutes after the opening, and "I Will Survive" sung twice, then this is the musica…

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Like Gomez, He's an Enthusiast

As he gets ready to step into the shoes left vacant by Nathan Lane, Roger Rees talks about his love for the theater and the road that led him to Broadway's "The Addams Family."

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Theater review: 'Groundswell' at the Old Globe

The pain of apartheid, explicit and insidious, drives three desperate men in Ian Bruce's taut chamber piece.The pain of apartheid, explicit and insidious, drives three desperate men in Ian B…

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Review: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum at curtainup.com/NJ by Simon Saltzman

As Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart's book aspires to give burlesque a bad name, director Mark Waldrop aspires to amuse us with the madcap chases and the obligatory parade of courtesans dele…

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Daniel Radcliffe to Receive Trevor Project's Hero Award

Daniel Radcliffe has been involved with the organization, which provides crisis support for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered youths, since 2009, when he began appearing in PSAs.

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Fresh footing for 'Spider-Man'?

Legit News: Brock eyed to replace Ezralow as choreographer -- The latest rumor about Broadway tuner "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" to hit Gotham: Choreographer Daniel Ezralow is exiting the…

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MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Announces New Roles for Hayden & Matlock

Million Dollar Quartet, the hit Broadway musical, announced last month that Jared Mason would assume the role of Jerry Lee Lewis at the Nederlander Theatre 208 West 41st Street starting Tues…

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Fri, Mar 25th at 5 P.M: Free Auditioning Workshop and Book Signing with Andrew Gerle at The Drama Book Shop by Drama Book Shop

Andrew Gerle leads a musical theatre audition workshop & signs copies of his new book, The Enraged Accompanist’s Guide to the Perfect Audition. Award-winning composer, musical director, p…

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Thurs, Mar 24th @ 6 P.M: Art from the Ashes: The Fire that Changed our World (FREE) at The Drama Book Shop by Drama Book Shop

The 146 women and men who died in the Triangle Fire in 1911 transformed a century. Their deaths led to sweeping reforms in labor, safety and feminist history, as well as being a catalyst for…

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'Sense & Sensibility' at Northlight: Director Jory's adaptation makes perfect sense, without narrator by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "Sense & Sensibility" ★★★ Through April 17 at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie; Running time: 2 hours, 30 minutes; Tickets: $30…

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Tarragon Theatre unveils next season’s line-up by J. Kelly Nestruck

Playbill will feature Broadway sex comedy, French-Canadian drama and Jamaican-Canadian dub poet d’bi.young.anitafrika

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'A Tree Grows in Brooklyn' flourishes anew by Jennifer Farrar

Does a tree still grow in Brooklyn? A poignant revival of a musical about struggling upward from poverty reminds us that yes, it can.

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Broadway Flexes Box Office Muscle by Patrick Healy

Several plays earned at least 50 percent of their maximum possible gross amounts, an indicator that each was in the black for the week.

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Jackman, Vereen, et al. to Attend FRESH FROM THE GARDEN Gala, 4/13

The event honors four individuals making considerable contributions to the health and well-being of American youth Miami real-estate developer and philanthropist, Tibor Hollo Hollywood and p…

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STAGE TUBE: NY Knicks Sing with Cast of MEMPHIS in New Webseries!

In all all new webseries entitled 'The Andy and Landry Show,' New York Knicks rookies Andy Rautins and Landry Fields visit the Shubert Theatre to get song writing tips from the cast of Broad…

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James Gandolfini Set for EATING WITH THE ENEMY

According to Deadline.com, stage veteran James Gandolfini is on board for HBO Films' 'Eating with the Enemy.' Gandolfini will play 'Egan, owner of a Hackensack rib joint who became involved …

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Original Priscilla Film Star Guy Pearce Gives Broadway's Nick Adams G-String Advice by Michael Mellini

Before Broadway.com video blogger Nick Adams morphed into rambunctious drag queen Adam in Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Australian actor-turned-Hollywood star Guy Pearce originated the role…

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Off-Broadway’s The Pride, True Blood and More Honored at GLAAD Media Awards by Broadway.com Staff

Alexi Kaye Campbell’s play The Pride and HBO hit True Blood were among the recipients of the 2011 GLAAD Media Awards, which recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclu…

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Critic's picks: Adam Feldman (March 21) by Adam Feldman

Angels in America spread its wings

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Video of the Day: Larry Pine reads Beckett by David Cote

Larry Pine reads Beckett's libretto for Neither

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Thanks a lotto: Black Watch at St. Ann's Warehouse by David Cote

St. Ann's Warehouse tries to get veterans in to see Black Watch

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John Leguizamo’s GHETTO KLOWN featured in the Los Angeles Times by Kguiod

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES – March 20, 2011 John Leguizamo: raw, honest and ruthless The actor shreds his life and his years in Hollywood in a new one-man Broadway play, ‘Ghetto Klown,…

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The Afternoon Report, Monday, March 21, 2011 by Bbbblogger

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Monday, March 21, 2011 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter –  http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more inform…

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Broadway Grosses* w/e 3/21/2011 by Ken Davenport

The following are the Broadway Grosses from the week ending March 21, 2011: Show Name GrossGross TotalAttn %Cap AvgPdAdm AMERICAN IDIOT $510,458 8,799 64.36% $58.01 ANYTHING GOES $539,509 8,…

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO CALL: Forum, with Paul Vogt, Stephen Buntrock and Beth McVey, Opens at Paper Mill by Krissie Fullerton

The Paper Mill Playhouse production of the Stephen Sondheim, Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart musical A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum opened at the New Jersey venue on March 1…

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It’s now Young People’s Theatre again

New season shows theatre on target for its goals.

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Choreographer Alexei Ratmansky lands in Toronto by Paula Citron

The Russian-born artist, a former dancer with the Royal Winnipeg Ballet, talks to The Globe about his work, including Russian Seasons, being mounted this week by the National Ballet of Canada

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Casting Announced for Two New Plays by Tom Jacobson

Casting has been announced for two new plays by Tom Jacobson, both of which will be presented at Atwater Village Theatre. Circle X Theatre Co. will present The Chinese Massacre (Annotated),…

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A Cheney Mini-Series by Brian Stelter

HBO confirmed on Monday that it was developing a mini-series about the political life of Mr. Cheney.

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Fran Drescher, Wayne Knight, Kristen Johnston, Rita Moreno, et al. to Star in new TVLand Series

TVLand has announced plans to bring the new sitcoms Happily Divorced and The Exes to series. Ten episodes have been ordered for each, and numerous stage veterans are involved in both shows. …

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Stephen R. Buntrock, Eleasha Gamble, Rebecca Luker, Euan Morton to Pay Tribute to Bernadette Peters at Signature Gala

Stephen R. Buntrock, Eleasha Gamble, Rebecca Luker, and Euan Morton will perform a musical tribute to Bernadette Peters, who as previously reported is the recipient of the Arlington, Virgini…

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Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: March 21-27

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show BroadwayWorld's newest feature, the Broadway Ticket Buying Guide, is here to provide weekly updates on full priced tickets, discounts, a…

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Off-Broadway’s The Pride, True Blood and More Honored at New York's GLAAD Media Awards by Broadway.com Staff

Alexi Kaye Campbell’s play The Pride and HBO hit True Blood were among the recipients of the 2011 GLAAD Media Awards, which recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclu…

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Tony Kushner's Intelligent Homosexual's Guide Delays Previews by One Day by Broadway.com Staff

The first preview of Tony Kushner’s The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide to Capitalism and Socialism with a Key to the Scriptures has been postponed by one day “to provide the cast and c…

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Yes, Prime Minister Returns to the London Stage by Broadway.com Staff

The London production of Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn’s Yes, Prime Minister, which closed at the Gielgud Theatre on January 15, 2011, will return to the West End this summer following …

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Priscilla Party! A Royal Affair for the Desert Queens on Opening Night by Broadway.com Staff

When it comes to partying, you can bet a crew of drag queens knows how to have a good time! On March 20 the glamorous new musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert opened on Broadway, starring W…

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Erik Hayden & Victoria Matlock Now Featured in Million Dollar Quartet by Broadway.com Staff

Rockabilly tuner Million Dollar Quartet is welcoming two new faces to the Broadway production. Former understudies Erik Hayden is now playing Carl Perkins alongside Victoria Matlock as Dyann…

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"The House of Blue Leaves" Press Event by Broadwayleaguevideos

"The House of Blue Leaves" Press Event Julie James takes us behind the scenes of John Guare's comedy, "The House of Blue Leaves." In the play, Ben Stiller plays Arti…

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Prometheus Bound on WERS 88.9fm by Amreptheatre

Prometheus Bound on WERS 88.9fm Part 1 of 4 - Gavin Creel and Uzo Aduba speak about the current production of Prometheus Bound playing at OBERON till April 2nd. From: amreptheatre Views: 16…

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3min by New York City Center

3min From: NYCityCenter Views: 202 0 ratings Time: 03:17 More in Entertainment

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Rachel York, Michael Rupert, J. Robert Spencer Set for Free Me and Miss Monroe Readings by Adam Hetrick

Drama Desk Award winner Rachel York will appear as iconic bombshell Marilyn Monroe in a free staged presentation of the new William Goldstein-Charles Leipart musical Me and Miss Monroe this …

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"Two and a Half Men" Star Jon Cryer Will Be Part of Philharmonic's Company; Katie Finneran Joins Cast by Andrew Gans

With the fate of CBS' "Two and a Half Men" in question, it looks like actor Jon Cryer will be returning to the stage. Cryer, who made his Broadway debut in Brighton Beach Memoi…

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Tony Kushner's The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide Delays Start of New York Previews by Adam Hetrick

The New York premiere of Tony Kushner's The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide to Capitalism and Socialism With a Key to the Scriptures has delayed the start of performances to Marc…

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PHOTO CALL: Encores! Where's Charley? Final Curtain Call and Party by Krissie Fullerton

Rob McClure, Sebastian Arcelus, Jill Paice, Lauren Worsham, Howard McGillin and Rebecca Luker starred in the City Center Encores! production of Where's Charley? The cast celebrated their…

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PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Priscilla Queen of the Desert — The Boas in the Van by Harry Haun

Meet the first-nighters at the opening of Broadway's Priscilla Queen of the Desert.

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ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Mormon's Boys, Priscilla's Passion by Seth Rudetsky

A week in the life of actor, writer and music director Seth Rudetsky.

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ArtsBeat: Jon Cryer and Christina Hendricks Join Philharmonic's 'Company' by Dave Itzkoff

Mr. Cryer and Ms. Hendricks are joining Katie Finneran, a Tony winner for "Promises, Promises," in cast that already includes Neil Patrick Harris, Patti LuPone, Anika Noni Rose and Stephen C…

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PHOTO FLASH: Stephen R. Buntrock, John Scherer, Paul Vogt, Mark Waldrop et al. at Opening of Paper Mill's Forum

Paper Mill Playhouse celebrated the opening night of its production of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, on March 20. Mark Waldrop has directed the production, which features c…

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Stanley Bahorek, Jeffrey Bean et al. Set for Alley Theatre's Amadeus

Houston's Alley Theatre has announced casting for its production of Peter Shaffer's Tony Award-winning play Amadeus. Performances will take place April 1-May 1 on Alley Theatre&ap…

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Critics' Picks Video: 'The Night of the Hunter' by Mekado Murphy

A. O. Scott looks back at Charles Laughton's film about a murderous Southern minister played by Robert Mitchum.

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Scott Adsit, Tate Donovan, Cady Huffman, Kristen Johnston, et al. Set for March 21 Celebrity Autobiography

Scott Adsit, Tate Donovan, Steve Guttenberg, Cady Huffman, Kristen Johnston, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel, Mary Testa, and Alan Zweibel will perform in the March 21 edition of Celebrity Autobio…

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Jon Cryer, Katie Finneran, Neil Patrick Harris, Christina Hendricks, Patti LuPone, et al. Set for New York Philharmonic's Company

Full casting has been announced for the New York Philharmonic's concert presentation of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company, which will play Avery Fisher Hall, April 7-9. L…

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Funk It Up About Nothin' to Get London Run

The Theatre Royal Stratford East will launch their 2011 spring and summer season with the London debut of the Q Brothers' Funk It Up About Nothin', a hip-hop Shakespeare musical ba…

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Tony Kushner's INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Delays Previews to Accommodate Additional Dress Rehearsal; Performances Now Begin 3/23

The first preview of Tony Kushner's THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE TO CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM WITH A KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES has been postponed a day to provide the cast and crew with an …

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Cryer, Hendricks, Bierko, Lazar & More Join NY Philharmonic's COMPANY

Despite most of the media's attention being focused on Charlie Sheen these days, his former Two and a Half Men co-star Jon Cryer has reportedly - and much more quietly - been cast in the NY …

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STAGE TUBE: Sutherland, Gaffigan Visit THE VIEW

Jim Gaffigan amp Kiefer Sutherland appeared live on ABC's The View on Monday, March 20th. Check out the interview below

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Photo Flash: Paper Mill's FORUM Celebrates Opening Night

Directed by Mark Waldrop, with choreography by Vince Pesce, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum will run at Paper Mill Playhouse's Millburn theater from March 16 through April 10,…

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Between Worlds

This dance-theater offering is an inauthentic employment of flamenco dance, set against hip-hop sensibilities, in the service of a pummeling, percussion-driven music and movement spectacle.

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Christina Hendricks, Jon Cryer, Katie Finneran & More Join Company at New York Philharmonic by Broadway.com Staff

The starry cast of Company at the New York Philharmonic just got starrier: Mad Men leading lady Christina Hendricks, Two and a Half Men star Jon Cryer and two-time Tony winner Katie Finneran…

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Broadway Grosses: How to Succeed Heats Up; War Horse Starts Strong by Broadway.com Staff

Broadway continues to roll out the red carpet for the spring season’s stage offerings, and the frontrunners' list reflects a hunger for new shows to see. The latest success story i…

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Tyne Daly and Mercedes Ruehl to Announce Outer Critics Circle Nominees by Broadway.com Staff

Tony Award winners Tyne Daly (Broadway-bound as Maria Callas in a revival of Terrence McNally's Master Class) and Mercedes Ruehl will announce the nominees for the 2010-2011 Outer Critic…

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Pace behind: Another Comedy of Errors is on its way by Adam Feldman

The Acting Company is coming with The Comedy of Errors

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Report: 'Spider-Man' on Broadway Ousts Choreographer

More trouble for "Spider-Man" on Broadway. Choreographer Daniel Ezralow, who designed the show's intricate flying sequences, will be replaced, two sources tell Bloomberg News.

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"Two and a Half Men" Star John Cryer Will Likely Be Part of New York Philharmonic's Company by Andrew Gans

With the fate of CBS' "Two and a Half Men" in question, it looks like actor Jon Cryer will be returning to the stage.

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PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Priscilla Queen of the Desert — The Boas in the Van by Harry Haun

Meet the first-nighters at the opening of Broadway's Priscilla Queen of the Desert.

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Wicked's Julie Reiber Will Release Debut Solo Recording in November by Andrew Gans

Julie Reiber, whose Broadway credits include Wicked, All Shook Up and Brooklyn, is currently recording her debut solo album at Avatar Studios in Manhattan.

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Will the Barbra Streisand Gypsy Film Still Happen? by Thomas Peter

The proposed film remake of the classic musical Gypsy, which would star Barbra Streisand as stage mother Rose, is close to being given the green light despite earlier reports that it would n…

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Sense and Sensibility

Legit Reviews: Play places Jane Austen's characters and language on such a pedestal that it creates a studied aloofness.

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Priscilla gets a B+ in NYC - though certain critics just don't like fun by J. Kelly Nestruck

A Canadian critic gives perhaps the most negative review of a Canadian production of the Australian drag classic

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A New Ballet From Twyla Tharp by Julie Bloom

Twyla Tharp is choreographing a full-length work for Atlanta Ballet and the Royal Winnipeg Ballet.

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Theater Review | 'We Are': Illuminating Voices of Vietnamese Women by Claudia La Rocco

“We Are” sets Vietnamese lore against contemporary vignettes as it attempts to communicate the plight of women suffering through forced labor and marriages.

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Funk It Up About Nottin' to Get London Run

The Theatre Royal Stratford East will launch their 2011 spring and summer season with the London debut of the Q Brothers' Funk It Up About Nottin', a hip-hop Shakespeare musical ba…

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Cedric the Entertainer to Host NBC's It's Worth What?

Cedric the Entertainer, who co-starred in the 2008 Broadway revival of American Buffalo, will host the new NBC summer series It's Worth What?. No specific date has been set for the show…

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Twyla Tharp Brings New Production to Alanta Ballet

It was history in the making today as Atlanta Ballet announced one of the most monumental collaborations of its 82-year history - a world premiere, full-evening ballet by choreographic gia…

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 3/20

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 3202011

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Gypsy Film Remake Starring Barbra Streisand May Proceed as Planned by Broadway.com Staff

It’s on, it’s off, and now the much-reported-on film version of Gypsy starring Barbra Streisand is once again showing signs of life. Deadline.com reports that a deal is close to …

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Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland and More Chat About Championship Season and Celebrate Playwright Jason Miller by Broadway.com Staff

Now that the country is in the grip of March madness, CBS Sunday Morning took an inside look at Broadway’s very own basketball boys, the cast of That Championship Season. Headliners Br…

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Broadway Grosses for week ending 3-20-2011 by Theater Advisor

The Broadway grosses for the week ending March 20, 2011 are in. 31 shows running on Broadway this week with 11 shows in previews this past week. One opening, Priscilla Queen of the Desert. …

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Tony Kushner’s The Intelligent Homosexual’s Guide postpones first preview by Emeagher

The first preview of Tony Kushner’s THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL’S GUIDE TO CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM WITH A KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES has been postponed a day to provide the cast and crew with…

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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"Tulpa" needs YOU! by RVCBard

A while back, I announced that Tulpa, or Anne&Me is getting a staged reading at the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity this June.I'm really grateful for everyone who's stuck by me th…

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TKTS on "In the Wings" by TDF

TKTS on "In the Wings" TKTS featured on NY Nonstop's new series, "In the Wings" - March 19, 2011 From: TDFvideo Views: 60 0 ratings Time: 01:09 More in News &am…

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Neil LaBute to Direct Film of Agatha Christie's "Crooked House" by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-nominated playwright Neil LaBute will direct a new film adaptation of Agatha Christie's "Crooked House," according to the Hollywood Reporter.

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Bernadette Peters Will Be Serenaded by Stephen Buntrock, Rebecca Luker, Euan Morton at Sondheim Award Gala by Kenneth Jones

Stephen Buntrock, Rebecca Luker, Eleasha Gamble and Euan Morton will perform at the April 11 gala benefit presentation of the Stephen Sondheim Award to Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters in…

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VIDEO FEATURE: Backstage at Wonderland with Scenic Designer Neil Patel by Andrew Gans

Wonderland scenic designer Neil Patel takes Playbill.com on an exclusive backstage tour as he and his crew prepare the Marquis Theatre for the production, which begins previews March 21 prio…

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Yes, Prime Minister to Return to West End, With New Cast Led by Simon Williams and Richard McCabe by Mark Shenton

The current touring stage version of the hit 80's TV comedy series "Yes, Prime Minister," about the relationship between a British prime minister and his most senior civil serv…

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Stanley Bahorek Will Be Amadeus at the Alley Theatre by Adam Hetrick

Stanley Bahorek and Jeffrey Bean will face the music in Amadeus, Peter Shaffer's Tony Award-winning drama, which will begin previews April 1 at the Alley Theatre in Houston.

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"Trannequin" Musical Opens at Yale Cabaret

Yale Cabaret in New Haven is back this week with the premiere of a new musical, "Trannequin!". The show, whioch runs Thursday through Saturday, is conceived by an ensemble of first year Yale…

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After Troy – review by Lyn Gardner

Shaw, LondonHas there ever been a time in the 2,500 years since their composition that Euripides's great anti-war plays, The Trojan Women and Hecuba, have not been topical? When audienc…

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Kommilitonen! – review by Andrew Clements

Royal Academy of Music, LondonMore than a decade after saying he had written his final theatre piece, the chance to compose a work for and about students has lured Peter Maxwell Davies back …

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The Passing – review by Helen Meany

Abbey, DublinMemories of childhood make it difficult for three middle-aged siblings to sell their family home in this new play written and directed by Paul Mercier. On the eve of the auction…

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Mary Broome – review by Michael Billington

Orange Tree, RichmondThere is no shilly-shallying in this excellent revival of Allan Monkhouse's 1911 social comedy: within minutes, we learn that the eponymous housemaid has been impregnate…

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Judge Rules Against Richard Prince in Copyright Case by Randy Kennedy

A federal judge in Manhattan has ruled against the artist Richard Prince in a closely watched copyright case, finding that Mr. Prince - who is well known for appropriating imagery created by…

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Michael Rupert, J. Robert Spencer, Rachel York, et al. Set for Me and Miss Monroe

Broadway star Rachel York will play movie legend Marilyn Monroe in the Amas Lab and Workshop Series' free presentation of Me and Miss Monroe a new musical with book and lyrics by Charle…

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St. Ann's to Offer Free Performance of Black Watch to Military and Students April 27

St. Ann's Warehouse and the National Theatre of Scotland will be offering free tickets to Iraq and Afghanistan veterans and active duty officers, their families, and students for the We…

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Tyne Daly, Mercedes Ruehl to Announce Outer Critics Circle Nominations April 26

Award-winning actresses Tyne Daly and Mercedes Ruehl will publicly announce the 2011 nominees for Outer Critics Circle Awards at the Algonquin Hotel on Tuesday, April 26, at 11am. The win…

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Andrea Wolff to Star in Loose Screws

Andrea Wolff will star in the musical comedy Loose Screws, which will run May 6-June 4 at the West Bank Theatre's Laurie Beechman Theatre. The show will be directed by Dennis Deal with …

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Is the GYPSY Film with Barbra Streisand Still On?

Deadline.com is now reporting that despite comments that Arthur Laurents made to the Hartford Courant earlier this month, that a GYPSY movie starring Barbra Streisand is still a possibility.…

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Tyne Daly & Mercedes Ruehl Announce Outer Critics Circle Noms., 4/26

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, is proud to report that multi a…

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Highlights from Arcadia

Tom Stoppard's time-warping comedy Arcadia is back on Broadway. Tony winner Billy Crudup returns to the Stoppard classic (in which he made his Broadway debut in 1995), this time in the role …

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Jeff Daniels in Talks for Aaron Sorkin's HBO Series

According to the Hollywood Reporter, stage and screen star Jeff Daniels is currently in talks to star in Aaron Sorkin's HBO series MORE AS THE STORY DEVELOPS. Sorkin's long-developing drama,…

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BWW EXCLUSIVE: Michael Urie Talks GayFest SPRING AT LAST!, ANGELS IN AMERICA, UGLY BETTY & More

Today we are talking to the current Prior Walter in Michael Grief's off-Broadway revival of Tony Kushner's Pulitzer prize-winning ANGELS IN AMERICA, and also a headliner of Monday night's SP…

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Photo Flash: Transport Group's HELLO AGIAN

Transport Group TG, the winner of a special 2007 Drama Desk Award and 2007 and 2010 OBIE Awards, will present the first major New York revival of Hello Again, words and music by Michael John…

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Andrew Rannells on Going Door to Door as a Golden Boy Missionary in The Book of Mormon by Michael Mellini

With his boyish good looks, Andrew Rannells is currently delivering a slyly sunny performance as Elder Price, an optimistic young missionary sent to Uganda in The Book of Mormon. The new mus…

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Exclusive! Priscilla Producer Bette Midler Congratulates the Stars of the Glitzy Musical Backstage on Opening Night by Broadway.com Staff

Priscilla Queen of the Desert stars Will Swenson, Tony Sheldon and Nick Adams had plenty of celebrity well-wishers at the show's March 20 opening night performance, but right as the curt…

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Rhapsody, Royal Opera House, London

About Sergey Polunin's princely manner, his clear and boldly scaled classic style, his unassailably beautiful dancing, there can be no doubts, writes Clement Crisp

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Mark Morris 30th Anniversary, New York

At close range, you notice how much force the dancers put into their steps for the sake of precise shape and character, writes Apollinaire Scherr

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The Knot of the Heart, Almeida Theatre, London

This family drama work because David Eldridge ignores the cliché whenever he can and when he cannot he invests it with insight and sensitivity, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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GHETTO KLOWN Featured in New York Magazine: A Conversation between John Leguizamo & Fisher Stevens by Kguiod

NEW YORK MAGAZINE – March 20, 2011 The Conversation John Leguizamo and Fisher Stevens—star and director of the new one-man show Ghetto Klown—prove it is possible to know too much a…

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Tyne Daly and Mercedes Ruehl to Announce Outer Critics Circle Nominations Apr 26

* BroadwayStars * Tyne Daly and Mercedes Ruehl   Will announce the 61st Annual Outer Critics Circle 2010-11 Nominations The First Broadway/Off-Broadway Award Nominees of the Season! …

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'Hair' Hunk Will Swenson, Shedding His Inhibitions Again In 'Priscilla' by Michael Portantiere

Do you need a super-talented, boundlessly energetic actor to play a character with zero inhibitions in your musical? If so, you've probably already thought of Will Swenson, one of theater's …

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert by Theasy.com

Palace Theatre, Broadway By Dan Dinero BOTTOM LINE: A big splashy Broadway musical that is almost too fabulous for its own good, Priscilla is still a great time, as long as you aren…

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Asian American theater conference widens its embrace

Besides core constituencies of Chinese Americans and Japanese Americans, the June event in L.A. will include emerging voices from other ethnic groups.Besides core constituencies of Chinese A…

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we toot our horns, but only indoors (on networking as a minority theatre artist) by RVCBard

I am the token black guy. I'm just supposed to smile and stay out of the conversation and say things like: "Damn," "Shit," and "That is whack."Mariah MacCarthy has an awesome blog post abo…

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Heidi Blickenstaff, Christopher Sieber, Kate Baldwin, Bobby Steggert, Santino Fontana Sing Sam Davis March 21 by Kenneth Jones

The PS Classics CD "Love on a Summer Afternoon: Songs of Sam Davis" comes to life in an all-star concert performance at New York City's Birdland on March 21 at 7 PM.

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Tyne Daly and Mercedes Ruehl Will Announce Nominees for Outer Critics Circle Awards by Andrew Gans

Tony winners Tyne Daly and Mercedes Ruehl will announce the nominees for the 2010-11 Outer Critics Circle Awards April 26 at 11 AM at the Algonquin Hotel.

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PHOTO CALL: Ricky Martin, Denis O'Hare, Russell Simmons and More at the GLAAD Media Awards by Matthew Blank

Ricky Martin, Denis O'Hare and Russell Simmons were among those in attendance at the GLAAD Media Awards, held March 19 at the Marriot Marquis in Manhattan.

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Charlotte Leatherbarrow, 12-Year-Old Performer from London's Billy Elliot, Killed in Accident by Mark Shenton

Charlotte Leatherbarrow, a 12-year-old alumnus of the London company of Billy Elliot, has died following a tragic accident, when she was hit by a bus while crossing a London street.

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U.K. Comic Lenny Henry to Star in National Theatre's The Comedy of Errors by Mark Shenton

Lenny Henry, the British TV and stage comic who made his Shakespearean debut in 2009 playing the title role in Othello in a production that premiered at the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds…

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'Priscilla' preems

Legit News: 'Queen' bows in Gotham -- It was Aussies, drag queens and ping pong at Sunday's opening night party for "Priscilla Queen of the Desert."

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Producer eyes Block 37 for interactive show 'We Gotta Bingo' by Chris Jones

The much-troubled new Block 37 development in Chicago's Loop perhaps is going to have a live show after all: An interactive dinner-theater experience called "We Gotta Bingo." According to th…

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Horton Foote Biography Due in Paperback

William Hampton's biography of playwright Horton Foote is beiong released in May in paperback form. "Horton Foote: America's Storyteller" was published shortly after the playwright's deat…

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PHOTO FLASH: Pan Asian Repertory Celebrates Opening Night of Nguyen thi Minh Ngoc's We Are

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre celebrated the opening night of writer/director Nguyen thi Minh Ngoc's We Are at the West End Theatre on Firday, March 18. The play focuses on the legacy …

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Stephen Buntrock, Eleasha Gamble, Rebecca Luker, Euan Morton to Pay Tribute to Bernadette Peters at Signature Gala

Stephen Buntrock, Eleasha Gamble, Rebecca Luker, and Euan Morton will perform a musical tribute to Bernadette Peters, who as previously reported is the recipient of the Arlington, Virginia-b…

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James Levine to Cut Back On Met Spring Performances by Daniel J. Wakin

The Metropolitan Opera said on Monday that Mr. Levine, who is music director of both the Met and the symphony, will cut back on opera performances in the spring.

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Signature Theatre Honors Bernadette Peters at Spring Gala, 4/11

On April 11, 2011, Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre will honor esteemed stage and screen actress Bernadette Peters with the company's second Stephen Sondheim Award. The award,…

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THE WIZARD OF OZ BLOG: More from Sophie Evans!

Audiences are following the yellow brick road over the rainbow to see Danielle Hope, winner of BBC TV's Over the Rainbow, play Dorothy at The London Palladium, the capital's home of the fami…

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Heavenly! Sister Act’s Original London Cast Album Gets U.S. Release by Broadway.com Staff

The Original London cast recording of Broadway-bound musical Sister Act will get a digital release in the U.S. on March 22 and a brick-and-mortar release on March 29, courtesy of Ghostlight …

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Exclusive! Priscilla Producer Bette Midler Congratulates Will Swenson and Crew Backstage on Opening Night by Broadway.com Staff

Priscilla Queen of the Desert stars Will Swenson, Tony Sheldon and Nick Adams had plenty of celebrity well-wishers at the show's March 20 opening night performance, but right as the curt…

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Will 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert' reign at the Tony Awards?

The latest movie to get the tuner treatment is "Priscilla Queen of the Desert" which opened at the Palace Theater Sunday to mixed notices. However, with the first four of this seas…

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Broadway League Announces Educational Grants to MEMPHIS and WAR HORSE

THE BROADWAY LEAGUE  Awards New York Education Grants to MEMPHIS and WAR HORSE (New York, NY)  March 21, 2011 -- The Broadway League has awarded coveted New York Educatio…

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Show Showdown: Room by Wendy Caster

Room presents an emotional portrait of a writer in desperate need of "the room to move, the room to breathe, the room to imagine; emotional room, creative room."

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Hugh Jackman In Performance Scheduled for May Run at the Curran; Warren Carlyle Directs by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman, most recently on Broadway in the two-character Keith Huff play A Steady Rain, will play a two-week limited concert engagement in San Francisco in May.

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Trevor Project Will Honor Daniel Radcliffe With Hero Award by Adam Hetrick

How to Succeed in Business star Daniel Radcliffe will be the recipient of the Trevor Project's Hero Award, which will be presented June 27 in New York City.

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ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Mormon's Boys, Priscilla's Passion by Seth Rudetsky

A week in the life of actor, writer and music director Seth Rudetsky.

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Ghostlight Will Release London Sister Act Album March 22 by Adam Hetrick

Ghostlight Records will release the original London cast album of Sister Act, starring Olivier Award nominee Patina Miller, March 22 in the U.S.

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Susan Boyle and Geraldine McQueen Release Benefit Recording of "I Know Him So Well" by Andrew Gans

Susan Boyle, the singer who became a worldwide phenomenon following her performance of "I Dreamed a Dream" during an audition for "Britain's Got Talent," and Peter Ka…

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Another Nat "King" Cole Tribute for Hartford

Hartford Stage won't be the only arts group saluting vocalist Nat "King" Cole in the next few month.Hartford Symphony Orchestra's "Pops" concert on Saturday at 8 p.m. will do just that with …

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What next for Edinburgh's Traverse theatre? by Mark Fisher

Should it be run by writers? Take over the King's? With director Dominic Hill heading for Glasgow, now is the time for the Traverse to get experimental once againThe rumours were right. Domi…

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ArtsBeat: 'The Divine Sister' Nears an End by Patrick Healy

The producers announced that this critically acclaimed Off Broadway comedy would close because of the previous commitments of several cast members.

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Melanie Brown, a.k.a. Mel B of The Spice Girls, Is Pregnant

Melanie Brown -- a.k.a. Mel B of The Spice Girls -- is pregnant, according to People.com. Brown starred in the Las Vegas production of Peepshow, a new modern burlesque show created and dire…

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London Cast Recording of Sister Act to Get U.S. Release

Ghostlight Records will release the Original London Cast Recording of Sister Act in the U.S. on Tuesday, March 22 in digital form. The CD will also be available at the Broadway Theatre, wh…

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Jason Collins, Jaygee Macapugay, Robby Sharpe et al. Set for Concert Reading of Lonely Rhymes

Jason Collins, Victoria Huston-Elem, Jaygee Macapugay, Liz Power, Doug Shapiro, Robby Sharpe, Lucy Sorensen, and Max Spitulnik will be featured in a concert reading of Peter Mills' son…

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John Leguizamo's Ghetto Klown Extends on Broadway Through July 10

John Leguizamo's new solo play Ghetto Klown, which opens at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre on March 22, has announed an extension through July 10. Fisher Stevens has directed the produc…

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BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside PRISCILLA Opening Night!

Following smash hit productions in Australia, London and Toronto, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL began previews on Broadway on February 28 and opened on Sunday night, March 20, 20…

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THE ADDAMS FAMILY To Give Free Tix To Grandmas

Grandma Addams, the feisty potient-brewing matriarch of the Addams clan played by comic actress Jackie Hoffman, turns 116 on Wednesday, March 30 and to celebrate, the producers of THE ADDAM…

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Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA Lobby Boutique is Open!

Following smash hit productions in Australia, London and Toronto, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL began previews on Broadway on February 28 and opened on Sunday night, March 20, 20…

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Idina Menzel Announces Additional Concert Tour Performances

As reported by Idina Menzel's official website, the Tony winner has just added two more dates to her concrt tour. Menzel will perform on May 15 at Spokane's Martin Woldson Theater , and on J…

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Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 2

Following smash hit productions in Australia, London and Toronto, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL began previews on Broadway on February 28 and opened on Sunday night, March 20, 20…

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Ghostlight to Release London Cast Recording of SISTER ACT in US, 3/22

Ghostlight Records will release the Original London Cast Recording of SISTER ACT in the U.S., on March 22nd digital and on March 29th brick-and-mortar. The acclaimed musical comes to Broadwa…

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STAGE TUBE: Ricky Martin Wins GLAAD's Vito Russo Award

GLAAD Media Award recipients were announced in 25 of this year's 32 media categories at the 22nd Annual GLAAD Media Awards presented nationally by RKK Vodka and locally by American Airlines …

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How to Succeed Star Daniel Radcliffe Honored for Work with The Trevor Project by Broadway.com Staff

Daniel Racliffe, star of Broadway’s How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, will receive the 2011 Hero Award from The Trevor Project, a national suicide prevention organizati…

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Whoopi Goldberg Gets a View of Priscilla's Leading 'Ladies' by Broadway.com Staff

Whoopi Goldberg knows her way around a pop song: After all, before becoming a producer of the forthcoming Broadway musical Sister Act, Goldberg was raising her voice as lounge singer Deloris…

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John Leguizamo’s GHETTO KLOWN extends before opening tomorrow night by Kguiod

John Leguizamo’s GHETTO KLOWN, directed by Fisher Stevens, opens tomorrow night at Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street).  Today, the producers announced an extension through…

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Charles Busch’s “The Divine Sister” to play final performance on May 1 by Bbbblogger

THE DIVINE SISTER, the hit comedy written by and starring Charles Busch, will play its final performance on Sunday, May 1 at the SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street). The show is ending its run…

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Ghostlight Records to Release London Cast Recording of SISTER ACT

Ghostlight To Release Sister Act Original London Cast Recording Featuring Olivier Award Nominee Patina Miller, Currently Reprising Her Acclaimed Performance on Broadway U.S. Release of CD …

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John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN Opens Tomorrow Mar 22 and Announces Extension

JOHN LEGUIZAMO’s “GHETTO KLOWN” EXTENDS BROADWAY ENGAGEMENT; NOW ON SALE THROUGH JULY 10 * * * PLAYING SCHEDULE TO CHANGE Get Ghetto Klown Tickets John Leguizamo’s GHETTO KLOWN, di…

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Anti-suicide Trevor Project to honor Radcliffe by John Carucci

NEW YORK (AP) -- Daniel Radcliffe looks forward to a tolerant world where young people grow up unaffected by differences in sexual orientation....

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You Will Have a Fabulous Time. Dammit. by Mark Peikert

Whether you like it or not, ‘Priscilla Queen of the Desert’ will entertain you

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PRISCILLA on Broadway: It's Raining Men by Priscillaonbroadway

PRISCILLA on Broadway: It's Raining Men It's Raining Men! PRISCILLA is now on Broadway! For more information on PRISCILLA, please visit http://www.priscillaonbroadway.com/ From: P…

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"Friday" A Short Play in One Act Based on Rebecca Black by The Online Musical

"Friday" A Short Play in One Act Based on Rebecca Black Written and Directed by Jeff Luppino-Esposito Inspired by Rebecca Black and Ark Music Factory Underscore Arranged by Matt S…

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An Evening with Stiller and Meara to Play George Street Playhouse in April by Thomas Peter

Veteran stage couple and comedy legends Ben Stiller and Anne Meara will be seen in An Evening with Stiller and Meara  April 4 at 8 PM at the George Street Playhouse in New Bru…

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Idina Menzel Adds Additional Concert Tour Dates by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Idina Menzel, who made her New York Philharmonic debut Feb. 5 at Avery Fisher Hall, has added two additional tour dates to her concert itinerary.

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Oscar Nominee Shohreh Aghdashloo Will Star in NYC Reading of Iranian Comedy Our Sweet Life by Kenneth Jones

Our Sweet Life by the Pacific Ocean, Houshang Touzie's play about a modern Iranian family, will get a Manhattan reading starring the actor-playwright and his Oscar-nominated wife 7 PM Ma…

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Candy Buckley and Rebecca Henderson to Star in Bergman's Autumn Sonata at Yale Rep by Adam Hetrick

Robert Woodruff (Notes from Underground) will stage the U.S. premiere of Ingmar Bergman's Autumn Sonata, about a mother and daughter attempting to reconnect, at the Yale Repertory Theatr…

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Samuel L. Jackson Will Star in "The Samaritan" by Thomas Peter

Samuel L. Jackson, who reportedly will play Martin Luther King, Jr. in The Mountaintop on Broadway this fall, has signed on to star in the "neo-noir thriller" "The Samaritan,&…

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Ghetto Klown, With John Leguizamo, Extends Through July by Andrew Gans

Ghetto Klown, which began previews Feb. 21 at the Lyceum Theatre starring Emmy Award winner John Leguizamo, has extended its run.

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Weekly Schedule of Current Broadway Shows by Matthew Blank

While most of Broadway runs on a traditional Tuesday through Sunday schedule - with Sunday and Monday evenings off - a handful of productions diverge slightly and offer performances at non-t…

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One Kid's First Night on Broadway: Part of a Long Tradition by Judy Samelson

Do you remember your first time? Before your mind races back to youthful recollections of splendor in the grass, perhaps I should rephrase the question: Do you remember your first time at a …

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Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara to Appear at April 4 George Street Playhouse Benefit

Renowned comedy duo and real-life couple Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara will make a special appearance at the George Street Theatre in New Brunswick, New Jersey on Monday, April 4 at 8pm in a …

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Memphis and War Horse Receive Broadway League Education Grants

The Broadway League has awarded New York Education Grants to the Broadway productions of Memphis and War Horse. Each production receives a $5,000 grant towards its 2011 educational initiativ…

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Feature: Opening Night: Priscilla Queen of the Desert the Musical

Christie Brinkley, Audra McDonald, Bette Midler, Guy Pearce, Joan Rivers, Kathleen Turner, and Jacki Weaver join Nick Adams, Tony Sheldon, Will Swenson and the cast of Priscilla Queen of the…

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Acting Company's The Comedy of Errors to Begin Schimmel Center Run on April 9

The Acting Company will present Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors at Pace University's Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, April 9-17. Ian Belknap will direct the production. …

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Calling All Grandmas: The Addams Family Is Offering You Free Tickets March 30 by Thomas Peter

Grandma Addams, currently embodied by Jackie Hoffman in the Broadway musical The Addams Family, will turn 116 on March 30. To celebrate, the show’s producers are offering free tickets…

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Photo Coverage: Party with the Cast of PRISCILLA on Opening Night!

Following smash hit productions in Australia, London and Toronto, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL began previews on Broadway on February 28 and opened on Sunday night, March 20, 20…

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WAR HORSE, MEMPHIS Awarded Broadway League's Education Grants

The Broadway League has awarded coveted New York Education Grants to the Broadway productions of Memphis by Joe DiPietro and David Bryan, and War Horse by Michael Morpurgo. Each production r…

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Photo Coverage: THE ADDAMS FAMILY's First New Family Photo!

THE ADDAMS FAMILY welcomed five new principal cast members beginning Tuesday, March 8 at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre 205 West 46th Street when Heidi Blickenstaff title of show assumed the role…

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Neil LaBute to Direct CROOKED HOUSE Film

According to the Hollywood Reoprter, Neil Labute is set to direct a big screen adaptation of Agatha Christie's 'Crooked House'. The film will be written by Julian Fellowes

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John Lithgow to Guest Star on HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER

According to report by EW.com, Broadway veteran John Lithgow will guest start tonight on CBS's 'How I Met Your Mother' as Neil Patrick Harris' dad.

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John Leguizamo's Ghetto Klown Extends Through Summer by Broadway.com Staff

Before opening night, John Leguizamo's latest one-man show, Ghetto Klown, has extended its Broadway run through July 10. The show, which began performances at the Lyceum Theatre on Febru…

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Marisa Tomei 'Thrilled' at the Idea of Playing Lady Gaga Onscreen by Broadway.com Staff

Oscar winner Marisa Tomei is open to the idea of donning a meat dress and singing “Poker Face,” at least on the big screen: The 46-year-old actress, currently starring off-Broadw…

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Hail to the Chief! Fans Hope to See Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Remembered at Tony Time by Broadway.com Staff

As Broadway welcomes a flood of new productions in advance of the Tony Awards' April 28 eligibility cutoff, Broadway.com asked which show from fall 2010 you hope nominators will remember…

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Priscila Queen of the Desert Review and Twitter-Facebook Roundup by Theater Advisor

Priscilla Queen of the Desert opened on Broadway last evening March 20, 2011 at the Palace Theatre. Reviews are in and although mixed from the critics, they are raves from the people that bu…

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FOOD, GLORIOUS FOOD by John Simon

Amazing how many stories of interest center on food. Some of my and my wife Pat’s liveliest adventures involve eating. Take our holiday weekend in Beach Haven on the Jersey shore, where we…

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Watch THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON on CBS Sunday Morning by Akass

THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON was featured on “CBS Sunday Morning” yesterday. Click here to watch the cast talk about this revival and take a trip with Jason Patric to Scranton, PA to visit h…

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert by Stagegrade

Are critics hailing "Priscilla Queen of the Desert"?

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Have you heard the one about the Producer who tried to tell a joke? by Ken Davenport

I was in the back seat of a car this past weekend, driving through LA with three non-theater, not techie-type people (which, by the way, is the majority of the world). We happened to drive b…

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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John Lithgow to Guest Star on "How I Met Your Mother" by Thomas Peter

Tony and Emmy Award winner John Lithgow will guest star on the March 21 and April 18 episodes of CBS' "How I Met Your Mother," according to ew.com.

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PHOTO CALL: Priscilla Queen of the Desert Opens on Broadway; Arrivals, Curtain Call and Party by Krissie Fullerton

Following its North American debut engagement in Toronto, Priscilla Queen of the Desert — drawn from the Academy Award-winning film "The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Deser…

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A Beginning for Middle-Earth as 'The Hobbit' Starts Production by Dave Itzkoff

Peter Jackson's film project has been previously delayed by the loss of a previous director, a battle with labor unions over hiring practices and an emergency surgery for a perforated ulcer.

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Wynton Marsalis to Perform at March 23 Love for Japan Benefit

Jazz legend Wynton Marsalis and his quintet will share the stage at EN Japanese Brasserie at 6pm on Wednesday, March 23 for Love for Japan, a fundraising effort to benefit victims of the ma…

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Memphis and War Horse Receive Broadway League Education Grants

The Broadway League has awarded New York Education Grants to the Broadway productions of Memphis and War Horse. Each production receives a $5,000 grant towards its 2011 educational initiativ…

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That Championship Season Cast on "CBS Sunday Morning" (Video) by Thomas Peter

The cast of the revival of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play That Championship Season recently spoke with “CBS Sunday Morning” about the play’s examination of …

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Twitter Watch: Lea Michele 'Daniel Radcliffe just blew the roof off of the theater!'

On Twitter Watch, Lea Michele wrote msleamichele Wow Daniel Radcliffe just blew the roof off of the theater tonight in 'How to Succeed' Broadway is so lucky 2 have some1 as amazing as him

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BWW Discounts: Save on Tix to THREE MEN ON A HORSE!

BWW Discounts is offering you the chance to save on Off-Broadway's funniest play of the season, the classic American comedy THREE MEN ON A HORSE, presented by TACTThe Actors Company Theatre

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John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN Extends Through 7/10

John Leguizamo's GHETTO KLOWN, directed by Fisher Stevens, opens tomorrow night Tuesday March 22 at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre 149 West 45th Street today the producers announced an extension …

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Alec Baldwin, Kerry Washington Set for Arts Advocacy Events, 4/5

Award-winning actors Alec Baldwin 30 Rock, It's Complicated, The Departed and Kerry Washington Ray, Last King of Scotland, Mr. amp Mrs. Smith will be participating in the 24th annual Arts Ad…

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Daniel Radcliffe Wins Trevor Project's Hero Award

According to published reports, HOW TO SUCCEED star Daniel Radcliffe will be honored with a Hero Award form the Trevor Project for assisting the organization with suicide prevention. Radclif…

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STAGE TUBE: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON on CBS Sunday Morning

The cast of THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON was featured on CBS Sunday Morning to talk about this revival and take a trip with Jason Patric to Scranton, PA to visit his hometown and talk about his …

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Photo Coverage: Encores! WHERE'S CHARLEY? Completes Run at City Center

Sebastian Arcelus, Rebecca Luker, Rob McClure, Howard McGillin, Jill Paice and Lauren Worsham led Frank Loesser's Where's Charley, the final New York City Center Encores production of the 20…

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Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Red Carpet - Part 1

Following smash hit productions in Australia, London and Toronto, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL began previews on Broadway on February 28 and opened on Sunday night, March 20, 20…

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hotINK From Around the World by Laura Hedli

For the first time, a series for new plays goes completely international When the hotINK reading series for new plays launched in 2002, it was a strictly American affair, and it eventually i…

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Stage Dive: Priscilla's Easy Charms by Scott Brown

Nothing you’ll experience here travels far outside the Palace's walls, but that’s just fine.

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A Tree Grows in Brooklyn - Review by Matthew Murray

In rethinking it, especially for the new revival that just opened at the Theatre at St. Clement’s, all director Wackerman and his collaborators have managed to do is break it in new and us…

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert: Theater Review by David Rooney

Priscilla Queen of the Desert: Theater Review

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Drag in the Clowns by Peter Filichia

Broadway may not be in a Golden Age, but it’s certainly in a Golden Age of Drag. In that last decade, eight men who’d played at least one scene in a dress received a Tony nomination for …

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Hello Again - Review by Matthew Murray

Sex has been vital to musicals for as long as musicals have existed, but few shows have embraced it as openly and as daringly as Hello Again.

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Priscilla - Queen of the Desert - Review by Matthew Murray

Unfortunately, even if your eyes are in perfect working order, you’ll have to deal with the far-more-distressing fact that, in the most important way, Priscilla has no color at all.

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The Art of Selling Dino Dung

I can afford to miss an Impressionist sale at Christie's or a wine auction at Sotheby's. Another will be along shortly. But when I heard they were auctioning dinosaur dung at I.M. Chait I ha…

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Robert Fowler, Marcus Paul James and Willis White Will Be Part of Broadway on 22nd Street by Andrew Gans

The Metropolitan Room's new monthly series, Broadway on 22nd Street, which kicked off Feb. 28, will continue March 27.

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Meredith Patterson, Brian Charles Rooney, Bobby Cronin Set for Broadway Sings for Japan Benefit by Andrew Gans

Broadway Speaks OUT and Dixon Place will present Broadway Sings for Japan, a benefit concert for Japan earthquake and tsunami relief, March 28 at 7:30 PM a…

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Ricky Martin, Frank Rich, The Pride, When We Last Flew Win GLAAD Media Awards by Andrew Gans and Adam Hetrick

The GLAAD Media Awards, honoring Grammy Award winner Ricky Martin, were presented March 19 in Manhattan. Andy Cohen hosted the event at the Marriot Marquis.

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Hugh Jackman In Performance Scheduled for May Run at the Curran by Andrew Gans

Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman, most recently on Broadway in the two-character Keith Huff play A Steady Rain, will play a two-week limited concert engagement in San Francisco in May.

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Daniel Radcliffe to Receive Trevor Project's Hero Award

Stage and screen star Daniel Radcliffe will be honored with the Trevor Project's Hero Award at a ceremony in New York in June, according to published reports. The award recognizes a pe…

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Neil LaBute to Direct Film Adaptation of Agatha Christie's Crooked House

Neil LaBute will direct a film adaptation of Agatha Christie's novel Crooked House, written by Oscar winner Julian Fellowes, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Christie's novel …

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Carnival's Original London Cast Recording to Be Released in May

Kritzerland will release the original London cast album of Bob Merrill's musical Carnival. The CD will feature James Mitchell, Sally Logan, Michael Maurel, Bob Harris, Shirley Sands, F…

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Contest: Win Tickets To How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying by Linda

Daniel Radcliffe stars as J. Pierrepont Finch in the 50th anniversary revival of How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. The musical, with a score by Frank Loesser, follows window …

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Priscilla wowed Toronto, but gets mixed reviews on Broadway

Critics were mixed in their reviews of the colourful drag musical. The Times was one of the least enthusiastic reviewers.

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"The Kite Runner" Solo Show to Bushnell

Sorab Wadia stars in the solo stage show based on the novel "The Kite Runner" by Khaled Hosseini, to be presented Monday, April 4 at 7 p.m. at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in …

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Making a scène: the five French dramatists you should meet | Michael Billington by Michael Billington

The British have long been sniffy about French theatre, but classic playwrights from Molière to Marivaux deserve another lookWe seem to have a love-hate relationship with French drama. We o…

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Acting Company's The Comedy of Errors to Begin Schimmel Center Run on April 9

The Acting Company will present Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors at Pace University's Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts, April 9-17. Ian Belknap will direct the production. …

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More Creative Team Changes for SPIDER-MAN?

This morning, Bloomberg News is reporting that producers are now in talks to replace the show's choreographer, Daniel Ezralow with Chase Brock. Ezralow, who helped to create many of the show…

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Photo Coverage: PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT - Opening Night Curtain Call!

Following smash hit productions in Australia, London and Toronto, PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL began previews on Broadway on February 28 and opened on Sunday night, March 20, 20…

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STAGE TUBE: Watch All of THE SPIDEY PROJECT Here!

Veteran humorist and playwright, Justin Moran, launched Spiderman Smackdown, a guerilla theatre project to write, rehearse, and perform a fully realized musical based on the character Spider…

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"Beautiful Burnout" is All Flash With No Fire by Jan@broadwayandme

Beautiful Burnout, which is playing through March 27 at St. Ann’s Warehouse in Brooklyn Heights, is the textbook definition of style over substance.  But the style is sensational.&nbs…

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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The Best Flash Mobs and Viral Videos by Paper Mill Playhouse

The Best Flash Mobs and Viral Videos The Best Flash Mobs and Viral Videos From: PaperMillPlayhouse Views: 5280 11 ratings Time: 04:32 More in Entertainment

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Why distinguish between 'cast' and 'creatives' in theatre productions? by Clare Brennan

The way theatre programmes segregate actors from the creative process undersells their contributionWhen did theatre companies start to use the headings "cast" and "creative team" in their pr…

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ArtsBeat: Curtain Down, Heads Up: Readers Review 'Arcadia' by Erik Piepenburg

Readers had mixed reviews for the Broadway revival of Tom Stoppard's play, but almost everyone said it was hard to hear the actors.

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TT: In one fell swoop

I had planned to take the weekend off and putter, but on Thursday I started writing a new play called...

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Review: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn at curtainup.com by Paulanne Simmons

this revival's book and score work as organically as a tree growing from the soil. . . .

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Review: Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

the pink bus has landed on Broadway

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Review: Wittenberg at curtainup.com by Gregory Wilson

there's a lot to be said for a play which takes on three major story arcs and sets them up believably and enjoyably. . .

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Ellen Gray: Emily Rossum finds 'Shameless' cast is just like family

SHAMELESS. 10 p.m. Sunday, Showtime. ACTORS ARE fond of proclaiming that their co-stars are like family - seldom specifying Brady or Manson - but as far as Emmy Rossum's concerned, the cast …

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Review: Hello Again at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

Composer-lyricist-librettist Michael John LaChiusa's sexual roundelay performed in a downtown loft is certainly a different from more conventional theatrical story telling. . .

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Seattle Rep stages Steinbeck's 'Of Mice and Men'

Seattle Repertory Theatre stages John Steinbeck's Dust Bowl story "Of Mice and Men" March 23-April 10, 2011.

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BWW's On This Day - March 21, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Second Life: ‘Death and the Powers’ from ART by Jeremy Eichler, Globe Staff

Tod Machover’s new sci-fi opera, “Death and the Powers,’’ sets its gaze on subjects both ancient and ultra-modern. In the former camp is the question of whether the s…

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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What is Taymor's next act?

Legit News: Broadway offers "Spider-Man" helmer a bit of small advice -- It's tough to stump legiters, those opinionated theater types with opinions about everything.

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'Sleep' hopes to wake Gotham audiences

Legit News: Pricey project sets up one-stop nightlife spot -- Brit company Punchdrunk' environmental, film-noir dance retelling of "Macbeth" mashes up elements of theater, installation art a…

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Five boost road grosses

Legit News: Road grosses -- Five of the 11 shows pulled in more than $1 million in Week 42 (March 7-13).

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Stage Entertainment shuffles execs

Legit News: Bew division will focus on touring productions -- Euro producing org Stage Entertainment has rejiggered a couple of its top exec posts while launching a new arm dedicated to tour…

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'Memphis,' 'Rain' come to screens near you

Legit News: Broadway spies rising value of cinema, TV exposure -- With Tony winner "Memphis" skedding four special-event cinema screenings of the tuner and Beatles tribute "Rain" set for a c…

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'Fat Pig' drops out

Legit News: Broadway play scuttles run after financing hiccup -- Cross one show off the long list of Broadway productions opening this spring: "Fat Pig" has scuttled its upcoming run after a…

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Beverley Randolph, stage manager, dies at 59

Legit News: Most recently worked on 'Addams Family' musical -- Production stage manager Beverley Randolph died of cancer on March 15 in Bloomingdale, N.J. She was 59.

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Tony nominations announced May 3

Legit News: Awards set 2011 schedule -- The American Theater Wing has set the sked for the run-up to the 2011 Tony Awards, with noms to be announced May 3.

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Guare, Gurira premiere plays at McCarter

Legit News: New Jersey regional sets 2011-12 slate -- World premieres by John Guare and Danai Gurira are among the offerings on tap in the 2011-12 season at N.J. regional McCarter Theater.

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Two world premieres on Pasadena Playhouse slate

Legit News: Angela Bassett starrer on 2011-12 lineup -- A couple of world preems are on the lineup for the Pasadena Playhouse's 2011-12 season, which begins in September.

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'Fela!,' 'War Horse' ride to Ahmanson

Legit News: Center Theater Group announces 2011-12 lineup -- "Funny Girl," "Fela!" and "War Horse" are part of the Ahmanson's 2011-12 season, announced Tuesday.

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Actress Shifra Lerer dies at 95

Legit News: Performed in Yiddish theater -- Actress Shifra Lerer, who performed in the Yiddish theater, died in New York City on Saturday of a stroke. She was 95.

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EEI wins arbitration on 'Catechism'

Legit News: Co-author owes company damages -- Entertainment Events, Inc., a producer of Off Broadway-scale touring productions, has won an arbitration battle with one of the co-creators of "…

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Broadway has spring in its step

Legit News: Sales rise with spring break sales, new shows -- The kickoff to the spring-break season and the addition of four more shows to the lineup helped give Broadway a boost last week, …

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Lincoln Center Theater gives 'Blood' to Off Broadway

Legit News: New play by Rogers to get a fall run -- Lincoln Center Theater has skedded an Off Broadway stint for J.T. Rogers' new play "Blood and Gifts," to be helmed by Bartlett Sher ("Sout…

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Drama League to recognize Goldberg, Minnelli, Stroman

Legit News: Trio will receive special awards at May ceremony -- Whoopi Goldberg, Liza Minnelli and Susan Stroman are set to receive special recognition kudos at the 2011 Drama League Awards …

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Newbies add to Broadway pot

Legit News: 'Spider-Man' joins 'Tiger' and 'Kathy Griffin' among top earners -- The kickoff to the spring-break season and the addition of four shows to the lineup helped give Broadway a boo…

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TV experience is a Broadway advantage

Legit News: Frantic preview pace matches 'South Park' process -- To hear the "South Park" creators tell it, the animation process for an episode of their TV toon is a mad dash of writing and…

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Girls Talk

Legit Reviews: "Girls Talk" illustrates not how powder room chat becomes theater but how theater becomes television.

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert

Legit Reviews: This rollicking crowdpleaser in sequins nonetheless packs enough heart to leave the masses enthralled.

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The Knot of the Heart

Legit Reviews: "The Knot of the Heart" is David Eldridge's play about middle-class drug addiction.

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Where's Charley?

Legit Reviews: Springtime is looking lovelier than ever, according to the hit ballad from Frank Loesser's "Where's Charley?", and so expresses the general sentiments this weekend at City Cen…

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Arcadia

Legit Reviews: Despite the mashup of Brit/Yank acting styles, helmer David Leveaux delivers a ravishing revival (originating in London in 2009) of "Arcadia."

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The Holy Rosenbergs

Legit Reviews: Ryan Craig's old-fashioned new play "The Holy Rosenbergs" comes across as Jewish Arthur Miller, for better and worse.

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In a Forest Dark and Deep

Legit Reviews: Two volatile siblings get stuck in a cabin during a storm, not realizing they are actually in play by Neil LaBute.

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Flare Path

Legit Reviews: Upper lips are being worn particularly stiff this year in a slew of revivals marking the centenary of the late dramatist Terence Rattigan.

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Tostmann named curator of Gardner collection by Geoff Edgers, Globe Staff

With the early 2012 opening of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum’s new wing approaching, the museum announced today the hiring of a new curator of the collection, its key curatorial …

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Japan may use art to heal after disaster: 'Harajuku girl'

Since the tsunami, Darian Brenner has tried everything to reach the young woman she calls her "sister," Aoi Masubuchi, in Japan.

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Wow! 'Priscilla' would be a drag without costumes

Hats and bustiers off to the wardrobe department at "Priscilla Queen of the Desert," because without them there'd be no show. Dressers, pressers and supervisors do heavy lifting at this glos…

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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WONDERLAND Begins Previews Monday, 3/21

Performances of Broadway's WONDERLAND - A New Alice. A New Musical begin this Monday, March 21 at the Marquis Theatre, 1535 Broadway 46th Street amp Broadway. The official opening is Sunday,…

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TT: Almanac

"I nauseate walking; 'tis a country diversion; I loathe the country." William Congreve, The Way of the World...

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TT: Almanac

"In a flash, Emmerich had made a startling discovery. When humiliation reached a certain point, death was preferable. He had...

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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'Big Love' Watch: Q. and A. With the Creators by Ginia Bellafante

Mark V. Olsen and Will Scheffer, the creators and head writers of "Big Love," on how and why they chose to end the series the way they did.

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WONDERLAND Begins Previews Monday, 3/21

Performances of Broadway's WONDERLAND - A New Alice. A New Musical begin this Monday, March 21 at the Marquis Theatre, 1535 Broadway 46th Street amp Broadway. The official opening is Sunday,…

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Sykes, Urie, & Horne Headline GayFest NYC's 'Spring at Last!' Gala, 3/21

Bruce Robert Harris and Jack W. Batman, producers of GAYFEST NYC, Inc., the country's premier arts organization devoted to the discovery, development and production of new LGBT-themed plays,…

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Foster, Grey, et al. Set for TIMESTALKS 3/21

On March 21, Tony Award winners Sutton Foster and Joel Grey will sit down with New York Times journalists for a TimesTalks eventat TheTimesCenter, 242 West 41st Street, New York City.

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WICKED Tour Hosts WICKED ROCKS Cabaret, 3/21

On Monday, March 21, at 730 p.m., the 2nd National Touring Company of WICKED will host WICKED Rocks, an evening of cabaret performances. Held at Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Founders Hall…

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Meet the Cast of JERUSALEM Day 6: John Gallagher, Jr.

BroadwayWorld presents the cast of the Royal Court Theatre's JERUSALEM on Broadway Today we feature John Gallagher, Jr., who stars as Lee. Learn all about him here...

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The Conversation

John Leguizamo and Fisher Stevens—star and director of the new one-man show Ghetto Klown—prove it is possible to know too much about someone.

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Kelli O'Hara and Nathan Gunn Sing Classic Broadway With NY Philharmonic March 21 by Andrew Gans

Three-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara and baritone Nathan Gunn join the New York Philharmonic for an evening of songs and duets from the Golden Age of Broadway March 21.

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New Musical Tomorrow Morning Dawns at York Theatre Company March 21 by Andrew Gans and Kenneth Jones

Tomorrow Morning, Laurence Mark Wythe's musical about "coupling and uncoupling," seen in London and Chicago, makes its New York City premiere at The York Theatre Company's …

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Christiane Noll, Meredith Patterson, Kendrick Jones Sing from Broadway Musicals of 1932 March 21 by Andrew Gans

The Town Hall's Broadway by the Year series continues March 21 at 8 PM with Broadway Musicals of 1932.

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One Kid's First Night on Broadway: Part of a Long Tradition by Judy Samelson

Do you remember your first time? Before your mind races back to youthful recollections of splendor in the grass, perhaps I should rephrase the question: Do you remember your first time at a …

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Today In Theatre History: MARCH 21 by Robert Viagas and Ernio Hernandez and Anne Bradley

1867 Florenz Ziegfeld Jr. is born today in Chicago, Illinois. He will go on to become one of the most powerful showmen ever. His Follies, filled with beautiful women and exciting variety act…

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Queen of B'way by Elisabeth Vincentelli

So confident is “Priscilla, Queen of the Desert” in its ability to ramp up the thrills that it doesn’t wait for the finale to drop the confetti — it falls a mere 30 minutes in shamel…

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Divine 'Comedy' shakes up Shakespeare by Elisabeth Vincentelli

If you like your Shake speare genteel and stiff- upper-lipped, stay away from "The Comedy of Errors" at BAM. But if a Latin-lover cop and a nunchuk-wielding spinster delivering the Bard's…

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Cameron Mackintosh's New Musical by Kenneth Jones

A decade ago, in the summer of 2001, Cameron Mackintosh, the British producer behind the international hits Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera and Miss Saigon, told the world that he w…

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Heidi Blickenstaff, Christopher Sieber, Bobby Steggert, Santino Fontana Sing Sam Davis March 21 by Kenneth Jones

The PS Classics CD "Love on a Summer Afternoon: Songs of Sam Davis" comes to life in an all-star concert performance at New York City's Birdland on March 21 at 7 PM.

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World Premiere of Kin, Bathsheba Doran's Meditation on Relationships, Opens in NYC by Kenneth Jones

Bathsheba Doran's Kin, a drama with humor about the extended families of a would-be couple — an American scholar and an Irish personal trainer — opens in a world-premiere eng…

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Take Me Back to Mad Hatter: Wonderland, With Janet Dacal as Alice, Begins on Broadway by Kenneth Jones

Wonderland, the new musical that reinvents "Alice in Wonderland" for the 21st century, begins Broadway previews March 21 at the Marquis Theatre. Janet Dacal, of In the Heights, pla…

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Hurricane Katrina-Themed Swimming Upstream, Directed by Eve Ensler, Plays the Alley March 21 by Adam Hetrick

Obie Award winner Eve Ensler directs Swimming Upstream, about women in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, as a one-night-only benefit March 21 at the Alley Theatre in Houston.

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Tovah Feldshuh Hosts Broadway Beauty Pageant March 21; Lee Roy Reams Sings by Andrew Gans

Four-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh hosts the fifth annual all-male Broadway Beauty Pageant March 21 at Peter Norton Symphony Space. The evening will begin with Broadway veteran Lee Roy Re…

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SXSW, Brought to You by G.O.O.D. by Jon Pareles

Kanye West and corporate sponsors staged a gargantuan late-night event on Saturday, which for most was the final show of South by Southwest.

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THE BROADWAY BEAUTY PAGEANT Takes Place 3/21

March comes in like a lion for the 5th Smash Year of The Broadway Beauty Pageant This not-to-be-miss event will be on Monday, March 21st, 2011 at 800 PM, benefiting The Ali Forney Center, N…

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Kelli O'Hara and Nathan Gunn Join New York Philharmonic, 3/21

Two stars of the stage - Kelli O'Hara and Nathan Gunn -will join the New York Philharmonic for an evening of songs and duets from the Golden Age of Broadway, conducted by Tony Award winner …

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Pepe Directs NY Reading of HANDS ON A HARDBODY, 3/21-4/9

As previously announced on BroadwayWorld.com with an audition notice, HANDS ON A HARDBODY, the musical based on the 1997 documentary of the same name, will have a three week reading in Manha…

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Meet the Cast of JERUSALEM Day 6: John Gallagher, Jr.

BroadwayWorld presents the cast of the Royal Court Theatre's JERUSALEM on Broadway Today we feature John Gallagher, Jr., who stars as Lee. Learn all about him here...

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TT: A Saturday afternoon walk in Fort Tryon Park

I love my new neighborhood:...

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Monday, March 21, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 20, 2011 - Sunday, March 20, 2011.

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