Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Stage Rush TV: Episode 58 by Stagerush

Stage Rush TV: Episode 58 Talking points: * Heidi Blickenstaff's surprising Broadway season * "You Know You're On Broadway When..." with Heidi Blickenstaff * …

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A golden era, caught for all by Andrew Ryan, Globe Staff

Days before the first pitch of the 1939 baseball season, a sharp-eyed Boston news photographer pointed a camera at a 20-year-old rookie with big ears and freckles. The kid’s new Red So…

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Levine returns, Met soldiers on by James Jorden

Alban Berg's "Woz zeck," about a bullied soldier's descent into madness, is one of the grimmer operas around. Yet it was cause for jubilation Wednesday night when Met music director James Le…

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Slipping into sound 'Sleep' by Michael Riedel

I had breakfast recently with Nick Hytner, head of Great Britain's National Theatre. He's in town checking up on the National's production of "War Horse," which opens Thursday at Lincoln Cen…

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De-lightful musical revival is easy to love by Elizabeth Vicentelli

Sutton Foster is one of the most likable, charismatic personalities on Broadway. She's a genuine musical-theater animal -- but does that make her right for Reno Sweeney, the heart and soul o…

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The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G by Theasy.com

Vampire Cowboys, St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery, Off Off Broadway By Terra Vetter BOTTOM LINE: A hilarious whirlwind romp through every movie genre imaginable, intertwined with a sur…

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Theatre Review: You must see ‘The Last 15 Seconds’ by Robert Crew

The events described in The Last 15 Seconds, now at Theatre Passe Muraille, took place six years ago. But they could be ripped from today’s headlines.

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'Anything Goes'

Legit Reviews: Sutton Foster doesn't just deliver those Cole Porter hits, she knocks 'em out of the park. Joel Grey gives his happiest performance in years.

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IDOL WATCH: Top 9 Becomes 8; Injustice! by Nicole Rosky

It seems too early in the competition for the finalists of American Idol to be so universally outstanding. Sure, last night's performances included both highs and lows, and true I'm attached…

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Brian d'Arcy James, Alison Case, et al. Set for La Jolla's HANDS ON A HARDBODY Reading

La Jolla Playhouse will present a reading of its commissioned musical Hands on a Hardbody, written by Pulitzer Prize-winner and 2011 Playhouse Gala Honoree Doug Wright I Am My Own Wife, Aman…

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Theater Review | 'Anything Goes': A Glimpse of Stocking? Shocking! by Ben Brantley

Sutton Foster stars in Kathleen Marshall’s rousing Broadway revival of Cole Porter’s willfully silly musical “Anything Goes.”

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Review: Anything Goes by David Finkle

Sutton Foster is simply scintillating in Kathleen Marshall's rousing revival of the classic Cole Porter musical.

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Review: Company by Brian Scott Lipton

Neil Patrick Harris leads a superstar-studded company in the New York Philharmonic's accomplished and often surprising production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's landmark musical.

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Anything Goes: Theater Review by David Rooney

David Rooney Kathleen Marshall's delectable revival provides the best vehicle for Sutton Foster to showcase her talent.read more

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Whoopi Goldberg, Sergio Trujillo team up for ‘White Noise’

It was an ABC News story from 2005 that contained the seeds for “White Noise,” the new rock musical that opens April 9 at the Royal George Theatre with Whoopi Goldberg on board as a lead…

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Fierce, Fresh and Fabulous, Baby! Patina Miller on Her Above-the-Title Broadway Debut in Sister Act by Broadway.com Staff

At 26, Patina Miller is ready to take Broadway by storm as the leading lady of Sister Act, based on the smash-hit Whoopi Goldberg film comedy. Show People host Paul Wontorek sits down with t…

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Anything Goes Review. Cole Porter in Red, White and Blue by Jonathan Mandell

Born in the Depression, blessed with some of Cole Porter’s most popular songs, and featuring a book equal parts funny, dopey and embarrassing, “Anything Goes” is being revived once aga…

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Review Roundup: ANYTHING GOES! Updating Live...

Roundabout Theatre Company's Todd Haimes, Artistic Director new Broadway production of Anything Goes, starring Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Reno Sweeney and Tony and Academy Award winn…

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Theater review: 'A Weekend With Pablo Picasso' at Los Angeles Theatre Center

Anyone expecting a politely informative docudrama from Herbert Siguenza s one-man show A Weekend With Pablo Picasso is in for a shock in the best possible way.Anyone expecting a politely…

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Theater review: 'Romeo and Juliet' at the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles

This noteworthy update brings agreeable imagination to this ever-popular romance between two besotted adolescents from warring families.This noteworthy update brings agreeable imagination to…

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City Opera Ponders Cuts, Suspends Fall Season

The New York City Opera has suspended plans for next season as it takes a hard look at its business model, including exploring cheaper alternatives to its current home at Lincoln Center.

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Met Roof's to Be Tamer This Season by Carol Vogel

This summer, life on the Met's roof will be far tamer than last year. Starting April 26, there will be an exhibition of steel sculptures by the British artist Anthony Caro, which will be on …

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Don't Blame a Scalper When You Think You've Been Fleeced

It's easy to blame resellers when tickets are priced out of reach. But, really, it's just the market at work—it could just as easily go in your favor.

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NY Minute #12 - Becca Anderson, Writer's Assistant | Presented by MTI ShowSpace by Mtishows

NY Minute #12 - Becca Anderson, Writer's Assistant | Presented by MTI ShowSpace Becca Anderson, Writer's Assistant, joins NY Minute - a MTI ShowSpace series where we capture myriad …

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A Harmony of the Head, Heart--and Haunch

Ariel Heller, Joby Earle and Enrico Wey could easily be an all-Brooklyn boy band, but what they actually do is far more difficult: For months, they've been learning to walk, whinny and other…

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Marisa Tomei: Smoking---And Fuming---In Bed

The actress, now starring in the play "Marie and Bruce," talks about Lady Gaga, marriage and why she prefers the theater.

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BWW TV: In the Papers Episode 8 - Julie Halston Announces Winner & More

BroadwayWorld.com is excited to unveil Episode 8 of its ongoing video blog - IN THE PAPERS with Julie Halston. In this series, the hilarious actress and comedienne will talk about all the is…

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Have Another #6 Pictures by August Schulenburg

(Photo: Isaiah Tanenbaum. Pictured: Jessica Angleskhan, Matthew Archambault, David Crommett, Paco Tolson)Our sixth Have Another was a lot of fun, with new artists and old favorites joining a…

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STAGE TUBE: Norton, Hawke, Kushner & More Launch 'Signature Stories' Video Series

As Signature Theatre gets ready to move to Signature Center, it's new home, in celebration of their 20th anniversary, the company interviewed nearly 40 actors, playwrights, directors and des…

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Getting to the Bottom of ‘You’re the Top’

An illustrated look at some of the references in Cole Porter’s lyrics for a number from the musical “Anything Goes.”

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Review: Baal by Alison Croggon

Baal, pagan Lord of Heaven, god of rain and fertility. Baal, the first king of the Christian Hell, best known to us as Beelzebub. Milton's Baalim, one of those evilly ambiguous demons who, &…

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New Dramatists kicks off grant program

Legit News: Coin goes to playwrights and producing theaters -- Playwrights org New Dramatists has launched a new series of legit developmental grants, with a total of $75,000 each going to s…

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Roundabout's PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE Launches New Website

Roundabout Theatre Company's Todd Haimes, Artistic Director Broadway production of THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE launches the ultimate interactive family album website Visit the website at www.T…

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Alice Ripley Launches Cover Contest!

BroadwayWorld.com and producers Alissa Norby and Lampkin Music Group invite area students, fans, and artists the opportunity to win the Alice Ripley Fan Package in anticipation of Alice's Ch…

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Legendary French actor withdraws from festival that includes his daughter’s killer by Kate Taylor

Jean-Louis Trintignant says he hates Bertrand Cantat ‘more than anyone in the world’

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Polish Congress disputes Toronto theatre’s version of WWII massacre of Jews by James Adams

Group says background information for Studio 180’s ‘Our Class’ overstates number of Jews killed, among other ‘errors’

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Opening Night Photos for The Escort by La Stage Alliance

Stars like Dana Delany and Tony Shaloub turned up in Westwood last night to the world premiere of Jane Anderson's play  The Escort at the Geffen Playhouse.  READ MORE

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A Peek Behind the Scenes: The making of Christopher Durang's "Beyond Therapy" by Westport Country Playhouse

4/7/11Where do you start? By Matthew MelchiorreProduction Stage Manager "Where do you start?" -- That’s a loaded question…especially when I have to think about writing a blog a…

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Showtime Picks Up HOMELAND Starring Patinkin, Danes, et al.

According to published reports, Showtime has ordered 12 episodes of 'Homeland,' which features the talents of Broadway veterans Mandy Patinkin and Claire Danes.

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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DC director/playwright Bob Bartlett on “MASTER HAROLD” … and the boys by Lorraine Treanor

Bob Bartlett is a big, friendly, generous guy who easily wraps his arms around every project and everyone.  As a friend, I’ve had a front row seat in his life for the last 10 years. I…

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LuPone, Whelen to Particpate in SEVEN DEADLY SINS Seminar at NYC Ballet, 5/9

The New York City Ballet has announced that choreographer Lynne Taylor-Corbett, singer Patti LuPone, and NYCB Principal Dancer Wendy Whelan will take part in a 90-minute seminar May 9th, to …

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John Larroquette (MTI Exclusive Interview) | H2$ Broadway Premiere by Mtishows

John Larroquette (MTI Exclusive Interview) | H2$ Broadway Premiere An exclusive MTI interview (and show footage) with John Larroquette at the Broadway premiere of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS…

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Photo Flash: CURTAINS at Paper Mill Playhouse!

Paper Mill Playhouse Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director is proud to announce casting for Curtains. Directed by Mark S. Hoebee, with choreography by Jo…

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PBS to Record and Broadcast Carnegie Hall's 120th Birthday Gala, Featuring Audra McDonald by Dan Bacalzo

PBS will record the gala benefit concert celebrating Carnegie Hall's 120th Birthday on Thursday, May 5 at 7pm, and will broadcast the event nationwide on May 31 as part of the Great Per…

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Video of the Day: Shakespeare mystery flick Anonymous by David Cote

A new movie casts doubt on Shakespeare's authorship

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Kathleen Turner, star of HIGH on “Good Morning America” tomorrow! by Bbbblogger

Kathleen Turner will appear on “Good Morning America” tomorrow, Friday April 8th between 8:00-9:00AM. Kathleen Turner will discuss her return to Broadway to play “Sister Jamison Connel…

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Paper Mill's CURTAINS!

Curtains will run at the Millburn theater from April 27 through May 22, 2011. Family Week is April 27 through May 1 and during this period, children 18 and under receive half off the regular…

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PHOTO CALL: Colin Farrell, Claudine Farrell, Jeremy Jordan and More at L.A. The Cripple of Inishmaan Opening by Matthew Blank

The Druid and Atlantic Theater Company's touring production of Martin McDonagh's The Cripple of Inishmaan opened at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City, CA, on April 6.

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Roundabout Theatre Company's THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE Launches Interactive Website

ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY’s THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE LAUNCHES THE ULTIMATE INTERACTIVE FAMILY ALBUM WEBSITE www.ThePeopleInYourPicture.com   Roundabout Theatre Company’s (Todd H…

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Falls to direct in Williamstown by Chris Jones

Goodman Theatre artistic director Robert Falls has a gig in Williamstown this summer. He'll direct the Jon Robin Baitz two-person play "Three Hotels" at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, th…

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Jon Robin Baitz's Three Hotels Replaces Broadway-Bound You Can't Take It With You at Williamstown by Adam Hetrick

The Williamstown Theatre Festival has replaced its summer production of the Broadway-aimed revival of You Can't Take It With You with a new Robert Falls-directed production of Jon R…

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Claire Jullien Is Candida, Budding April 7 at Ontario's Shaw Festival by Kenneth Jones

The 50th season of the Shaw Festival begins April 7 with the first preview of Bernard Shaw's Candida at the Royal George Theatre in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.

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The Afternoon Report, Thursday, April 7, 2011 by Bbbblogger

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Thursday, April 7, 2011 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter –  http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more infor…

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Well, That Was Easy: 10 Hot Photos of Aaron Tveit by Lucky

Blah blah blah… Aaron Tveit… blah blah… new show… Catch Me If You Can… blah blah blah… Frank Abagnale, Jr…. blah blah… opens on Sunday… …

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Aasif Mandvi to Write Book of Essays by Brian Scott Lipton

Obie Award winner and television personality Aasif Mandvi will write a book of semi-autobiographical essays, according to Deadline.com. The book's topics will include a young Indian bo…

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STAGE TUBE: First Look at 'Anonymous' Film Starring Redgrave, Rylance, & More!

A political thriller about who actually wrote the plays of William Shakespeare - Edward De Vere, Earl of Oxford - set against the backdrop of the succession of Queen Elizabeth I, and the Ess…

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FringeBENEFITS Series to Feature Urinetown, Dog Sees God, Bridezilla Strikes Back, and More by Dan Bacalzo

The Alumni Association of the New York International Fringe Festival will present THE FringeBENEFITS series, to celebrate the New York International Fringe Festival's 15th anniversary, …

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'Catch Me If You Can' Takes Flight On Broadway

The 2002 hit film, Catch Me If You Can, told the true story of a teenaged con artist who successfully posed as an airline pilot, a doctor and a lawyer, while stealing millions of dollars. N…

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Ojos de Brujo: Corriente Vital – review by Robin Denselow

(Warner Music)The exhilarating Ojos de Brujo seem to have become bored. Two years ago, they released the outstanding Aocaná, and then proved that their fusion of flamenco, hip-hop, Indian i…

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Roundabout’s THE PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE launches the ultimate interactive family album website by Akass

Family albums are not just images – they are full of our family stories.  Roundabout Theatre Company’s new Broadway musical, The People in the Picture is creating the ultimate famil…

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Theater Listings: April 8 — 14 by The New York Times

A selected guide to theater performances in New York.

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Jon Robin Baitz, Lewis Black, Robert Falls, et al. Added to Williamstown Theatre Festival Season by Dan Bacalzo

Robert Falls will direct Jon Robin Baitz's two-person drama, Three Hotels, which will now kick off the Williamstown Theatre Festival's Main Stage season, June 29-July 24. The prod…

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Photo Flash: Colin Farrell Attends CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN Opening

The Druid and Atlantic Theater Company production of Martin McDonagh's darkly humorous The Cripple of Inishmaan arrives in Southern California the first week of April for a four-week run at …

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Photo(s) of the Day: 75 Abandoned Theaters around the USA by David Cote

Check out these haunting photos of abandoned theaters

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ACT Season to Include Scorched Starring David Strathairn, Twelfth Night and Maple and Vine by Kenneth Jones

Shakespeare's Twelfth Night and the West Coast premieres of Jordan Harrison's Maple and Vine and Wajdi Mouawad's Scorched have been added to the 2011-12 season of American Conser…

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David Strathairn to Star in Scorched at A.C.T.; Additional Shows Announced by Andy Propst

David Strathairn will star in Wajdi Mouawad's thriller Scorched, one of three newly announced production to play American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) during its 2011-2012 season. Ca…

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PHOTO FLASH: Dana Delany, Polly Draper, Tony Shalhoub, Maggie Siff, et al. at Opening of Jane Anderson's The Escort by Dan Bacalzo

The Geffen Playhouse celebrated the opening of Emmy Award-winning playwright Jane Anderson's world premiere of The Escort, on Wednesday, April 6. Lisa Peterson has directed the producti…

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Photo Flash: Channing, Moreno, et al. in ORIGINAL CAST 2

ORIGINAL CAST 2, the 27th Annual musical presentation of the Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event S.T.A.G.E., took place for one night only on Saturday, April 2 at the Luckman Fine Arts …

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Allan Miller Directs O’Casey’s Juno and the Paycock by Steve Julian

For three weeks in 1966, Allan Miller left New York to teach actors in Ireland. The invitation came from a former student, Deirdre O’Connell, who had opened the Focus Theatre in Dublin…

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WICKED Tour Welcomes Amanda Jane Cooper as New 'Glinda,' 4/19

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED welcomes Amanda Jane Cooper as Glinda on Tuesday, April 19 in Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

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Seattle Rep's new season: 'Sylvia' returns; 'Glass Menagerie'; 'Red'

Seattle Repertory Theatre announces its 2011-12 season, which includes a new play by Bill Cain, the author of "Equivocation," and brings back the audience favorite "Sylvia."

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Cabaret Cares: Songs for Japan Benefit Concert by La Stage Alliance

In response to the devastating events in Japan, producers Daisy Eagan and James Mooney, in association with the Catalina Jazz Club, have announced Cabaret Cares: Songs for Japan, a one-nig…

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STAGE TUBE: Sam Harris in LET'S DO LUNCH!

In the following videon, Broadway veteran Sam Harris teams up with Kelly Lester and her husband is Loren Lester for a hilarious tribute to musicals of the silver screen. Click below to check…

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Squigs Pulls Out All the Stops For Sutton Foster and Anything Goes by Broadway.com Staff

Capturing the glamour of a luxury ocean liner, the talent of stars like Sutton Foster and Joel Grey and the classic elegance of a show by Cole Porter is a tall order, but Broadway.com reside…

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A Different Kind of Baroque Garden

"Theatergarden Bestiarium" at the Haus der Kunst is a gigantic multimedia installation combining sound, performance, film and sculpture. It is the recreation of an earlier work of the same n…

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Putting the Juice in ‘Jerusalem’ by Patrick Healy

Mark Rylance is back on Broadway for the second time this season, in the attention-getting role of Rooster Byron in “Jerusalem.”

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Casting Announced for DC World Premiere of Moscows of Nantucket, Opening May 15 by Kenneth Jones

Sam Forman's The Moscows of Nantucket, a Chekhov-flavored comedy about a family bonding over a summer weekend, gets its world premiere May 11-June 12 at Theater J in Washington, DC.

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Sutton Foster, Tom Wopat, et al. Serve as Drama League's 2011 Honorary Chairs

The Drama League Jano Herbosch, President Gabriel Shanks, Executive Director is pleased to announce this year's honorary co-chairs for The 77th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Lunche…

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Robert Sean Leonard Doesn’t Want to Be on House Anymore -- Vulture by Margaret Lyons

He really misses New Jersey and hanging out with his family, so how might a studio entice the back-on-Broadway actor to stick around?

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HIGH's Kathleen Turner Set For GMA 4/8

Kathleen Turner will appear on Good Morning America tomorrow, Friday April 8th between 800-900AM. Kathleen Turner will discuss her return to Broadway to play Sister Jamison Connelly in HIGH,…

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Leslie Kritzer to Perform Beautiful Disaster at Joe's Pub by Andy Propst

Leslie Kritzer will bring her new show Beautiful Disaster, which she's co-written with Randy Blair, to Joe's Pub for two performances, May 1-2 at 9:30pm. Vadim Feichtner will serv…

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BWW TV: Broadway's WAR HORSE Performance Preview!

War Horse is a thrilling and spectacular production based on the celebrated novel by Michael Morpurgo. The First World War is the backdrop for this tale of bravery, loyalty, and the extraord…

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Reviews: Arcadia and Ghetto Klown by Joseph Cervelli

"Arcadia" richly entertaining and "Ghetto Klown" electrically charged.

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Leslie Kritzer Will Be a Beautiful Disaster at Joe's Pub by Andrew Gans and Adam Hetrick

Broadway singer-actress Leslie Kritzer, who can currently be seen Off-Broadway in the musical revue Newsical, will return to Joe's Pub in May with an all-new show.

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Get past the goat: Playwright Glen Berger talks about 'Glowworm' in Seattle

Playwright Glen Berger talks about his quirky "O Lovely Glowworm," being staged at Seattle's New Century Theatre April 13-May 14, 2011.

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Broadway: Anything Goes, but not always smoothly

Sometimes those big ships really feel the waves. In the Roundabout Theatre Company's Broadway revival of Cole Porter's 1934 musical-on-a-cruise, Anything Goes, the waves hit early.

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A quick chat with Jim Caruso, who’s bringing his popular ‘Cast Party’ to Chicago’s Mayne Stage this Sunday by Bob [cta]

Jim Caruso is what you’d call a “born entertainer.” While he made his Broadway debut singing and dancing alongside his good friend Liza Minnelli in Liza’s At The Palace! in 2008, the…

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Klea Blackhurst, David Cale, Marga Gomez, Bill Irwin, et al. Win SF Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards by Dan Bacalzo

Winners of the SF Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards have been announced. Bill Irwin won for his performance in Scapin, while solo performance winners include Klea Blackhurst for Everyt…

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Showtime Orders 12 Episdoes of Homeland Starring Claire Danes, Damian Lewis, and Mandy Patinkin by Brian Scott Lipton

Showtime has ordered 12 episodes of the new drama series, Homeland, featuring stage stars Claire Danes, Damian Lewis, and Mandy Patinkin, according to published reports. The plot focuses on…

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PHOTO ARCHIVE: Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company by Matthew Blank and Krissie Fullerton

The New York Philharmonic's much-anticipated concert production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company, starring Neil Patrick Harris and Patti LuPone, plays April 7-9.

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PHOTO ARCHIVE: Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company by Matthew Blank and Krissie Fullerton

The New York Philharmonic's much-anticipated concert production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company, starring Neil Patrick Harris and Patti LuPone, plays April 7-9.

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VIDEO FLASH: Jimmy Fallon, Paul Simon, Stomp Perform "Cecilia" by Andy Propst

Cast members from the Off-Broadway hit Stomp,and legendary singer-songwriter Paul Simon were guests on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, on Wednesday, April 6. During the course of the artists&…

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Off-Broadway Rush, Standing Room and Inexpensive Ticket Policies by Farin Schlussel

To make tickets more affordable to students and other theatregoers on a budget, many Off-Broadway shows have implemented rush, lottery and standing-room-only (SRO) policies.

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The Cast of Stomp Accompanies Paul Simon & Jimmy Fallon in a Rocking Rendition of 'Cecilia' by Broadway.com Staff

All together now: “Ceeelia, you’re breaking my heart…” Where has the time gone since Paul Simon sang about making love in the afternoon in "Cecilia," a sna…

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Wife to James Whelan – review by Michael Billington

New Diorama, LondonIrish drama was until recently dominated by male voices. But Teresa Deevy, along with Lady Gregory, was a shining exception. Deevy wrote a string of hits for the Dublin Ab…

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Born Yesterday's Jim Belushi Shows Off His Harmonica Skills on Good Morning America by Broadway.com Staff

Jim Belushi is readying to make his Broadway debut in a revival of Garson Kanin's classic comedy Born Yesterday. On April 7, Belushi took a break from his busy preview schedule at the Co…

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Henny Russell, Colin McPhillamy, David Bishins Among Life of Riley Troupers in U.S. Premiere by Kenneth Jones

The U.S. premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's new comedy, Life of Riley, at The Old Globe, will feature David Bishins, Ray Chambers, Rebecca Gold, Dana Green, Colin McPhillamy, Henny Russell and…

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Ruby Dee, Brian Dykstra, reg e. gaines, et al. Set for April 11 Harlem Stage Event by Dan Bacalzo

Oscar nominee and Broadway veteran Ruby Dee will be among the performers at "On the Occasion of the Publication of Basics: A Celebration of Revolution and the Vision of a New World,&quo…

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Jim Walton to Star in New Off-Broadway Musical The Sphinx Winx by Broadway.com Staff

Broadway vets Jim Walton and Bret Shuford will lead the cast of the new off-Broadway musical The Sphinx Winx, which will begin a 12-week run at the Beckett Theatre on May 3, prior to an offi…

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Broadway Kids Care Hop to Help Kids for Easter

Broadway Kids Care BKC, the organization of Broadway children for children and others, has been committed to supporting the Freedom House and Secret Garden New York City shelters for disabl…

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The F.U.D.G.E. Theatre Company, Inc Announces Cast of The Glorious Ones by Bethany Rickwald

Curt Fennell, Rich Hoehn, Leslie Comperchio, Stephanie Schapero, Adam Gray, Joelle Kross, and Mike Fay will be featured in The F.U.D.G.E. Theatre Company's production of The Glorious On…

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Short-a-Day: David Foster Wallace \ (More) Short Shorts (Exclusively) from "Brief Interviews with Hideous Men" by Aaron Riccio

If you're writing a very short story, it may be because you don't have much to say, but that doesn't mean you can't at least say it creatively, as Wallace does in one of his odder classics, …

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Basil Twist's Petrushka to Play Shakespeare Theatre in March 2012 by Andy Propst

Shakespeare Theatre Company will present Basil Twist's re-imagining of the 1911 Ballet Russes production of Petrushka at the Lansburgh Theatre from March 16-25, 2012. Petrushka tells…

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Billy Crudup, Edie Falco, Sutton Foster, John Leguizamo, et al. Are Honorary Co-Chairs for the Drama League Awards Luncheon by Andy Propst

Billy Crudup, Edie Falco, Sutton Foster, Cherry Jones, John Leguizamo, Judith Light, Estelle Parsons, and Tom Wopat will serve as honorary co-chairs for and attend the 77th Annual Drama Leag…

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LESLIE KRITZER'S SENIOR YEAR Added to Joe's Pub Line-up, 5/1-2

She came, she sang, she conquered Broadway's Leslie Kritzer returns to Joe's Pub in an all-new show co-written by Randy Blair and Leslie Kritzer with music director Vadim Feichtner, called L…

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Amanda Jane Cooper to Be New Glinda in Wicked Tour by Dan Bacalzo

Amanda Jane Cooper will join the first North American touring company of Wicked in the role of Glinda, beginning with the Tuesday, April 19 performance at the Broward Center in Ft. Lauderdal…

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National Tour of Wicked Will Welcome a New Glinda by Andrew Gans

The company of the first North American tour of the hit Stephen Schwartz-Winnie Holzman musical Wicked will welcome Amanda Jane Cooper to the role of Glinda beginning April 19 in Ft. Lauderd…

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Trails Musical Reading to Feature Christy Altomare, Herndon Lackey and Mary Stout by Adam Hetrick

Christy Altomare, Herndon Lackey and Mary Stout will take part in a reading of the new musical Trails, about two friends who fulfill a promise to hike the Appalachian Trail, in late April at…

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Trails Musical Reading to Feature Christy Altomar, Herndon Lackey and Mary Stout by Adam Hetrick

Christy Altomar, Herndon Lackey and Mary Stout will take part in a reading of the new musical Trails, about two friends who fulfill a promise to hike the Appalachian Trail, in late April at …

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STAGE TUBE: CHICAGO's Christie Brinkley Dances on GMA

Supermodel Christie Brinkley recently stopped by 'Good Morning America' to promote her bug Broadway debut in CHICAGO tomorrow night. Check out the interview by clicking below

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Riz's Blog Review: "Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps" at Hartford Stage

The show: "Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps"The place:  Hartford Stage, 50 Church St., Hartford. What is it?: Awfully clever stage adaptation by Patrick Barlow of the John Buchan novel …

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BroadwayGirlNYC: Bring Betty White to Broadway! by Broadwaygirlnyc

She's one of the most beloved entertainers in the world. She's a legend of television, one of the funniest women of her generation, and is experiencing a renaissance of popularity like none…

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David Bishins, Colin McPhillamy, Henny Russell et al. Set for Old Globe's Life of Riley by Dan Bacalzo

The Old Globe has announced complete casting for the U.S. premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's new comedy, Life of Riley, to be presented April 30-June 5, with an opening on May 5. In the play…

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Blue Men pull down some major green by Chris Jones

The impressive retooling of Blue Man Group appears to be paying off. The show reported record takings for the week ending March 27, hauling in $626,742 at the box-office of the Briar Street …

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Merton of the Movies Musical Reading to Feature Josh Grisetti, Celina Carvajal, Liz Larsen by Andrew Gans

An invitation-only reading of the new musical comedy Merton of the Movies will be presented April 27 in Manhattan.

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Merton of the Movies Musical Reading to Feature Josh Gristetti, Celina Carvajal, Liz Larsen by Andrew Gans

An invitation-only reading of the new musical comedy Merton of the Movies will be presented April 27 in Manhattan.

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STAGE TUBE: Will Swenson Talks PRISCILLA on WHAT'S THE BUZZ

PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL star, Tony Award nominee Will Swenson sits down with ABC News Now What's the Buzz to discuss bringing the hit musical to Broadway and recording the …

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: STOMP Performs 'Cecelia' with Jimmy Fallon & Paul Simon

Last night on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy invited STOMP to perform with him and the legendary Paul Simon on his classic, Cecilia. Following the performance Jimmy said that he'd had …

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Musical Titles and Cast Announced for York Theatre Company's 4@15: Four New Fifteen-Minute Musicals by Michael Gioia

The York Theatre Company has again partnered with the University of California at Irvine to present 4@15: Four New Fifteen-Minute Musicals April 15 at 3 PM and April 16 at 10:30 AM at t…

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Jerry Mitchell to Direct Hairspray at the Hollywood Bowl This Summer by Broadway.com Staff

Jerry Mitchell will direct and choreograph the Hollywood Bowl's previously announced production of Hairspray, which runs August 5 through 7 in Los Angeles. Loyd Hoyt will serve as musica…

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Jim Walton and Bret Shuford Headline New Musical The Sphinx Winx, Off-Broadway by Kenneth Jones

The Sphinx Winx, billed as "a musical comedy misinterpretation of the classic love triangle between Cleopatra, Julius Caesar and Marc Antony," will star Broadway's Jim Walton a…

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THE WIZARD OF OZ BLOG: Training Toto! by The Wizard Of Oz Blog

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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Reality Star Dean McDermott & Kids Meet the Animal Crew at The Lion King by Broadway.com Staff

After catching Daniel Radcliff in How to Succeed alongside his wife Tori Spelling, actor and reality star Dean McDermott made another family outing to Broadway by taking his children to The …

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Glee's Matthew Morrison Sings 'Summer Rain' and Riffs About Back Massages on The Tonight Show by Broadway.com Staff

As Glee star Matthew Morrison readies to release his self-titled debut solo album, the Tony nominee swung by The Tonight Show on April 6. While on Jay Leno's couch, Morrison discussed th…

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River Alexander and Dominic Cuskern to Star in Oliver! at the Gallery Players by Adam Hetrick

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson's River Alexander and Dominic Cuskern will lead the cast of Lionel Bart's classic musical Oliver! at Brooklyn's Gallery Players, beginning April…

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Wastwater, Jerwood Theatre Downstairs, Royal Court, London

Simon Stephens' skill in creating unremittingly bleak portraits of ordinary people goes to new lengths in this offering which taps into the dark, deep and murky depths of humanity

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Whoopi Goldberg to Bring MOMS Off-Broadway?

According to a report by Variety, Broadway veteran Whoopi Goldberg is looking to bring her 1983 San Francisco show, MOMS, to New York in an off Broadway production. The one-woman show was a …

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Elizabeth Rodriguez on Going Head to Head with Rock & Cannavale in The Motherf**ker With the Hat by Kathy Henderson

Age and Hometown: “Older than I look!”; New York, NY Current Role: A Broadway debut performance as Veronica, the drug-using true love of recovering alcoholic Jackie (Bobby Can…

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Christie Brinkley Shows Off Her Chicago Dance Moves on Good Morning America by Broadway.com Staff

Shortly before her April 8 Broadway debut in Chicago, supermodel Christie Brinkley headed to Good Morning America to chat about her new life as a Broadway baby. While in the GMA studio Brink…

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Recordings of On Your Toes, Merry Widow, Carousel Get Fresh Release by Kenneth Jones

Sony's Masterworks Broadway label continues to dip into its vast musical theatre vault, and will release three more albums in the coming weeks. The three releases this spring are "c…

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Theater Review: DEVIL’S ADVOCATE by Donald Freed (Los Angeles) by Harvey Perr

THE GENERAL AND THE ARCHBISHOP Gore Vidal wondered if the stupidest city in the world even deserved a play as radical as Donald Freed’s Devil’s Advocate. He certainly seemed, in a po…

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Benefactors by Wendy Caster

If Michael Fray had written nothing but the delightfully hysterical Noises Off, he would still rate a place in the heart of all theatre lovers. However, Frayn has written a great deal more t…

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Rachel Cameron obituary by David Jays

Gifted Australian ballerina and inspirational educator for ballet teachersIn Britain, few did more to keep the fragile art of classical ballet alive than the gifted dancer and supreme educat…

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Alec Baldwin says ’30 Rock’ is over in 2012, will he come back to Broadway? by Theater Advisor

Alec Baldwin has noted in an interview with NY Magazine’s Culture Vulture Blog (quoted in our storify below) that NBC’s hit show ’30 Rock’ will end after the 2012 s…

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Barely a glimpse of West, says Metz by Chris Jones

Nina Metz reviews Claudia Shear's "Dirty Blonde," the latest production at Stage 773 from the Bohemian Theatre Ensemble and a piece about Mae West. It's "fitfully satsifying," Metz reports.

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STAGE TUBE: BroadwayWorld's Favorite Constantine Maroulis Performances!

Before Tony nominee Constantine Maroulis took on a leading role on the Great White Way, he was just s singer from a small New Jersey based band. Quickly after starring in the fourth season o…

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Uncle Vanya – review by Alfred Hickling

Belgrade, CoventryAny production of Chekhov seems to carry a certain number of given factors: there will be silver birches, there will be samovars, there will be parasols. The open…

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The Importance of Being Earnest :15 spot - New! by Rtc10018

The Importance of Being Earnest :15 spot - New! For more information on The Importance of Being Earnest, Visit http://www.earnestonbroadway.com From: rtc10018 Views: 222 1 ratings Tim…

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Bret Shuford, Jim Walton et al. Set for Sphinx Winx Musical by Dan Bacalzo

Broadway veterans Bret Shuford and Jim Walton will lead the cast of the new musical, The Sphinx Winx, to be presented Off-Broadway by Tifft Productions, in association with La Vie Production…

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Theater Talkback: The Joys of Feel-Bad Drama by Ben Brantley

Sometimes theater can make audiences uncomfortable in a way that penetrates to the marrow.

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Casting, connections and getting 'The Goat': Who's right for the role? by Chris Jones

Nick Sandys and Annabel Armour in the Remy Bumppo Theatre Company production of "The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia?” Whenever you see an actor in Chicago who is entirely wrong for a role — an i…

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Noises off: The worst of times, or the best of times? | Chris Wilkinson by Chris Wilkinson

On one side of the Atlantic, US bloggers are fretting whether American theatre is in decline. On the other, Brits can't decide whether to despair over funding cuts – or celebrateIs America…

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Will Swenson Chats About Priscilla Queen of the Desert (Video) by Mgioia

Will Swenson, star of the new Broadway musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert, admits to ABC that he doesn’t need to hit the gym when he does what he likes to call the “Priscilla …

Linked From Playbill at 12:57PM

Glass spectacular by Sebastian Smee, Globe Staff

Is it unfair to describe the majority of Dale Chihuly’s glass-based work as tasteless? It certainly feels like inviting trouble. Taste, after all, is a social concept more than an aest…

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Five variations on a ‘Dream’

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream’’ may or may not be Shakespeare’s most popular comedy. This spring it’s definitely his most popular work around Boston — …

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Charles Shaughnessy Will Head Cast of North Shore My Fair Lady by Andrew Gans

The 2011 season at the North Shore Music Theatre, the popular in-the-round Massachusetts venue, will kick off with the classic Lerner and Loewe musical My Fair Lady, running June 7-19.

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Salt Lake City Sunset Boulevard Will Star Lynne Wintersteller and Martin Vidnonic by Kenneth Jones

Lynne Wintersteller is Norma, Martin Vidnovic is Max and Benjamin Eakeley is Joe in the new Pioneer Theatre Company production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Bouvelard, now in rehearsal…

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Review: This ‘Wanamaker’ is bargain basement

Wanamaker's Pursuit, a new play by Rogelio Martinez at the Arden Theatre, is the first show of the Paris-themed PIFA (Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts). It is not an auspiciou…

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SAG, AFTRA Move Forward on Merger by Daniel Holloway

The Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists have been courting each other for months. They are now ready to ask for permission to marry.

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A YouTube Film Refresher: "Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps" at Hartford Stage

Wednesday's performance -- and press night -- for the Hartford Stage performance of "Alfred Hitchcock's The 39 Steps" was cancelled because of problems with the new lighting board.…

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Contest: Win Tickets to Tomorrow Morning by Linda

Currently running at the York Theatre Company, Tomorrow Morning is a new musical with book, music, and lyrics by Laurence Mark Wythe and starring D.B. Bonds, Autumn Hurlbert, Matthew Hydzik,…

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Brittney Morello, Lara Seibert, Danielle Erin Rhodes, Morgan Smith Set for Maine State's Wonderettes by Michael Gioia

The Marvelous Wonderettes will open Maine State Music Theatre's 2011 season June 8 at the Pickard Theater.

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Scenes from THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... by Tony Kushner by The Public Theater

Scenes from THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... by Tony Kushner Exclusive footage of scenes from THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... See actors Michael Cristofer, Linda Emond, …

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LOMBARDI To Donate $10,000 to American Cancer Society

Following LOMBARDIs fund raising drive during Colon Cancer Awareness month, producers of the long running Broadway play will donate 10,000 to The American Cancer Society.

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Christie Brinkley Sought 'Singing Tips' from Ex Billy Joel Prior to CHICAGO Audition

Supermodel turned actress Christie Brinkley stopped by Good Morning America on Wednesday, April 6 to chat about her upcoming Broadway debut in the role of CHICAGO's Roxie Hart. Brinkley joi…

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STAGE TUBE: LOVE NEVER DIES' Celia Graham Answers Fans' Questions

Just recently new members of the Love Never Dies cast took to the stage at the Adelphi Theatre, and in this video, the new Christine Deae, Celia Graham takes a moment to answer even more fan…

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Patti LuPone, Lynne Taylor-Corbett and Wendy Whelan Set for Seven Deadly Sins Seminar by Andrew Gans and Kenneth Jones

In conjunction with its upcoming production of The Seven Deadly Sins, New York City Ballet will present the seminar "The Seven Deadly Sins: Creating a Ballet" May 9.

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Kevin Spacey (on Hard Ball with Chris Matthews) by Chris Matthews

Kevin Spacey talks about why governments must support the arts.

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A cast of directors built this festival, but Newton was the star by Richard Ouzounian

From homey origins, the Shaw Festival was built in stages to become a renowned resident company.

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Former Northlight managing director hired in Munster by Chris Jones

Richard Friedman, who served as managing director of the Northlight Theater for nine years, is the new general manager of Theater at the Center in Munster. Friedman was also a partner in the…

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STOMP, Paul Simon & Jimmy Fallon perform “Cecilia” on NBC’s “Late Night” by Kguiod

Last night on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” Jimmy invited STOMP to perform with him and the legendary Paul Simon on his classic, “Cecilia.”  Watch here: http://www.latenightwithji…

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Whoopi Goldberg May Be Headed Off-Broadway as Comedienne Moms Mabley by Broadway.com Staff

Whoopi Goldberg plans to direct a documentary about Moms Mabley, the pioneering African-American comedienne portrayed by Goldberg in a 1983 solo show produced in San Francisco. According to …

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PHOTO CALL: The "American Idol" Top 9 Perform Songs From the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame by Krissie Fullerton

On April 6, the "American Idol" Top 9 contestants took to the stage to perform the songs of inductees in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in an effort to stay in the competition fo…

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Photo Flash: Matthew Morrison Records New Album!

GLEE star and Broadway veteran Matthew Morrison is very busy this spring, with hhis debut solo album dropping May 10 and a national concert tour starting soon after. The actormusician recen…

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Dick Van Dyke, Julie Andrews, Sutton Foster to Appear at Barnes and Noble by Adam Hetrick

Dick Van Dyke, Julie Andrews, Sutton Foster and the cast of Broadway's Wonderland will appear at New York City Barnes and Noble locations in May.

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Cumming, Bernhard, Cavanagh Lead I WANT TO BE EVIL Industry Reading

i want to be evil, a new play by David Brind, gets a private industry reading on April 11th in Manhattan.

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Levine back with a bang by James Jorden

Alban Berg’s “Wozzeck,” about a bullied soldier’s descent into madness, is one of the grimmer operas around. Yet it was cause for jubilation Wednesday night when Met music director J…

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Watch Priscilla Star Swenson on ABC News Now by Bbbblogger

Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical star, Tony Award© nominee Will Swenson sits down with ABC News Now “What’s the Buzz” to discuss bringing the hit musical to Broadway and reco…

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White House To Hold Second Auditions This Week For Nationwide Production Of 'Guys And Dolls' | The Onion - America's Finest News Source

White House officials announced Monday that a second round of auditions will be held this Thursday, and that the show's director, President Barack Obama, is still looking for the perfect per…

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LOMBARDI to donate $10,000 to The American Cancer Society by Kguiod

Following LOMBARDI’s fund raising drive during Colon Cancer Awareness month, producers of the long running Broadway play will donate $10,000 to The American Cancer Society.   For every t…

Linked From BONEAU/BRYAN-BROWN at 12:02PM

The Shaw celebrates 50 years by Richard Ouzounian

To celebrate the Shaw Festival's 50th anniversary, Star critic Richard Ouzounian picks 10 magical pieces of theatre.

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Dane DeHaan to Star in 20th Century Fox's Chronicle by Dan Bacalzo

Obie Award winner Dane DeHaan will star in 20th Century Fox's supernatural drama, Chronicle, according to a report in Variety. The film will feature a screenplay by Max Landis and dire…

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The Place Prize: the Finals – review by Judith Mackrell

The Place, LondonEveryone knows what it's like to be sitting in a theatre, at odds with the general mood. But I've rarely felt that disconnect as acutely as at this year's Place Prize. At ea…

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: Highlights from REBUILD JAPAN!

In response to the devastating events in Japan, producers Patty Onagan and Ronn Goswick presented Rebuild Japan A Benefit Concert at The Pasadena Playhouse, a one-night-only event on Monday,…

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"Happy Hunting Contest" Offers Trip for Two to NYC by Mgioia

Is your iPod filled with show tunes? Does your CD collection consist of original cast recordings from Broadway musicals? If so, try your luck with the “Happy Hunting Contest” tha…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber's Piers Morgan Interview Premieres April 9 on ITV1

On April 9, a special interview with musical legend Andrew Lloyd Webber will premiere on Piers Morgan's Life Stories' on ITV1. Filmed seven months ago in his Mallorca home, Lloyd Webber chat…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:47AM

MEMPHIS Blog – Behind the Title: Frances White by Admin

Behind the Title: Frances White Opening Night Red Carpets? Photo Shoots? The  life of a Publicist on a Broadway Show certainly sounds super glamorous. No doubt that there are days when th…

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Michigan's Barn Theatre Will Reopen in 2011; Robert Newman to Star in Man of La Mancha by Kenneth Jones

After a dormant summer in 2010, The Barn Theatre, Michigan's oldest professional summer theatre and the early stomping ground of future stars, will return for the summer 2011 season, pro…

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Broadway's LOMBARDI to Donate $10,000 to American Cancer Society

Broadway’s LOMBARDI  to Donate $10,000 to The American Cancer Society Following  fund raising during Colon Cancer Awareness Month. Get Lombardi Tickets Following LOMBARDI’s …

Linked From The AndyGram at 11:44AM

Wendy Malick, Ben Stiller, Marlo Thomas et al. to Present at TV Land Awards by Dan Bacalzo

Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Paul Reiser, Ben Stiller, Marlo Thomas, Barbara Walters, and the cast of The Real Housewives of New York City (Cindy Barshop, Kelly Bensimon, …

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Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Ben Stiller, Marlo Thomas, et al. to Present at TV Land Awards by Dan Bacalzo

Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Paul Reiser, Ben Stiller, Marlo Thomas, Barbara Walters, and the cast of The Real Housewives of New York City (Cindy Barshop, Kelly Bensimon, …

Linked From TheaterMania at 11:44AM

West Coast Ensemble Announces Cast of Gypsy by Adam Hetrick

Jan Sheldrick, Stephanie Wall and Michael Matthys will star in the West Coast Ensemble production of the classic musical Gypsy, which will begin performances May 13 at the Arena Stage in Hol…

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3, 2, 1, go! Mixing and matching in trio of new works by Michael Crabb

Toronto's inveterate little troupe, Dancemakers, is presenting this week and next a program of three new works by Martin Bélanger, Ame Henderson and Antonija Livingstone — and making quit…

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Offer: The David Benson Season - £10 Tickets!

The David Benson Season: Award - Winning Theatre. Special Offer: Tickets £10! Warehouse Theatre Croydon.

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Roundabout’s ANYTHING GOES featured by Associated Press by Akass

Power couple: Sutton Foster and Joel Grey team up in Cole Porter’s ‘Anything Goes’ Click here to read the article: http://www.google.com/hostednews/canadianpress/article/AL…

Linked From BONEAU/BRYAN-BROWN at 11:27AM

What Do YOU Want to Know About Beth Leavel? by Admin

Tony Award-Winner Beth Leavel is starring the new Broadway musical BABY IT’S YOU! as legendary music mogul Florence Greenberg, the most powerful woman in the musical industry who you n…

Linked From The Hartman Group at 11:26AM

Photo Flash: AMERICAN IDOL's Top 9 Perform!

Last night on American Idol, the top 9 jammed to the '500 Songs That Shaped Rock n Roll' from the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame. Check out photos from the episode below

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Thoughts from Acting School Alums and Working Actors

"Starting your own company and producing your own plays in a major market is a viable alternative to sitting in a theater lobby all day, waiting for someone to give you a shot."

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Michael Cerveris, Philip Glass and B.D. Wong Set for Symphony Space Gala by Andrew Gans

Symphony Space's Access to the Arts Awards Gala, which pays tribute to the artists, philanthropists, corporations and others who "share in its dedication to providing high-quality a…

Linked From Playbill at 11:16AM

Photo Coverage: Dancing with the Stars Alums Donny & Marie 'Score a 10' in New Las Vegas Show

Last night, in Las Vegas, Donny amp Marie Osmond debuted their newly re-vamped show at The Flamingo Hotel to an unsuspecting audience.

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Matthew Morrison Sits Down With Jay Leno (Video) by Mgioia

"Glee" star Matthew Morrison chatted with Jay Leno on the April 6 episode of “The Tonight Show With Jay Leno.” Morrison, who will be launching his upcoming 20-city tour o…

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Plea Deal in L.A. Talent-Scam Case by Daniel Holloway

David Askayar pleads no contest to two counts of violating the Krekorian Talent Scam Prevention Act.

Linked From Backstage at 11:12AM

Sister Act by Doug Marino

If you're in the mood for a night of good, clean, innocent fun - Sister Act at the Broadway Theatre has just what you've been looking for.  By the way, don't run out and rent the movie.…

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STAGE TUBE: Matthew Morrison Visits TONIGHT SHOW

Last night, GLEE star and Broadway veteran made a visit to THE TONIGHT SHOW, where he chatted about his upcoming tour, his new solo album, and more Check out the interview below

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New DiPietro/Bryan Tuner About 1960s Brill Building Musicians; New Details Revealed! by Caryn Robbins

MEMPHIS collaborators Joe DiPietro and David Bryan shared the spotlight on Wednesday, April 6 at SiriusXM's Live on Broadway radio show hosted by Seth Rudetsky. The Tony Award winning duo sp…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:04AM

Leading actors demand an 'arts summit' by Mark Brown

Patrick Stewart, Penelope Wilton, Maxine Peake and Sam West go to Downing Street. Will Cameron break his arts funding silence?It has been hard to fathom how highly David Cameron regards the …

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Looming government shutdown means loss for Liberty by Tim Treanor

The impending shutdown of the Federal Government would also close Ford Theatre’s performances of Liberty Smith, the Ford Theatre Society announced last night. The announcement reverses a …

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Ballet Theater's Gala Plans Have a Cuban Feel by By The New York Times

American Ballet Theater's spring gala will feature a tribute to Jose Manuel Carreño and will include Michelle Obama among the honorary chairs.

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Rant alert: Stop telling me you can't afford theater tickets! by Ken Davenport

I was teasing an industry friend of mine the other day who shall remain nameless (although I am biting my fingertips right now--I so want to type it) because he hadn't seen Miss Abigail's Gu…

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays to Play L.A. Gay and Lesbian Center's Renberg Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, conceived and directed by Brian Shnipper, will move to The Renberg Theatre, in the L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center's Village at Ed Gould Plaz…

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Les Arts Florissants' Atys Will Make BAM Return in September by Adam Hetrick

The Brooklyn Academy of Music has announced the return of the Jean-Baptiste Lully baroque opera Atys, which will be staged in September as part of the institution's sesquicentennial.

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God of Carnage's Hope Davis Signs on For HBO Pilot "Spring/Fall" by Michael Gioia

Tony Award nominee Hope Davis will star opposite screen actress Tea Leoni in HBO's upcoming comedy pilot "Spring/Fall," according to Deadline.com.

Linked From Playbill at 10:37AM

Juliano Mer-Khamis: the man who died for theatre

The peace activist gunned down in front of the venue he helped found in the West Bank reminds us of the true value of the artsLast October, the European Theatre Convention organised a visit …

Linked From The Guardian at 10:36AM

China: The Whole Enchilada by Hunter Styles

As paper-thin and disposable as a one-sentence fortune and about as filling as the cookie it came in, Mark Brown and Paul Mirkovitch’s musical pseudo-homage to China is getting a silly, sp…

Linked From DC Theatre Scene at 10:36AM

Theater Masters to Present Fifth Annual TAKE TEN National MFA Playwrights Competition

Theater Masters Presents Fifth Annual “Take Ten”  An Evening of Nine10-Minute Plays National MFA Playwrights Competition Vetted by Eric Bogosian, Pesha Rudnick & Julia Han…

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Broadway Review: ANYTHING GOES by Tim

Sutton Foster Is Truly The Top…. April 8, 2011 Anybody remember Silky Sullivan? Silky was a champion thoroughbred in the mid-50s whose trademark was coming from behind: in one race, he le…

Linked From iBlogBroadway at 10:31AM

EXCLUSIVE: Alan Cumming, Sandra Bernhard and Tom Cavanagh Set for Reading of I Want to Be Evil by Andrew Gans

A starry cast has been assembled for a private industry reading of David Brind's new play, i want to be evil, which will be held in Manhattan April 11.

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Alec Baldwin Calls for 'Five More Seasons' of '30 Rock' by Dave Itzkoff

Alec Baldwin, the "30 Rock" co-star, said he hoped the show "goes on forever" or "at least as long as everyone involved desires," after he was quoted as saying it would end next year.

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Grammy Awards Changes Include Renaming of Best Musical Show Album Category by Andrew Gans

For 53 years The Grammy Awards have recognized musical excellence, and the awards have grown from 28 categories in 1959, to awards in 109 categories for the most recent ceremony.

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ANYTHING GOES Opens on Broadway Tonight!

Roundabout Theatre Company's Todd Haimes, Artistic Director new Broadway production of Anything Goes, starring Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as Reno Sweeney and Tony and Academy Award winn…

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Feature: Helen Mirren Makes a Hobson's Choice by Ann Lieber

The Oscar-winning actress discusses the filming of the comedy Arthur with Russell Brand.

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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The thrill of working on Elden Street Players’ musical Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story by Joel Markowitz

It didn’t surprise me that Elden Street Players (ESP) would tackle Thrill Me: The Leopold & Loeb Story by Stephen Dolginoff. On their Web site, Past President Rich Klare writes “…

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Andrew Lloyd Webber Sits Down with Piers Morgan for TV Interview by Andrew Gans

Andrew Lloyd Webber, whose The Phantom of the Opera continues to break records on both sides of the Atlantic, filmed an interview with Piers Morgan seven months ago that will make its TV deb…

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Julie Atlas Muz to Guest Star in May 7 Gotham Burlesque by Dan Bacalzo

Acclaimed conceptual performer and choreographer Julie Atlas Muz will guest star in the May edition of Gotham Burlesque, to be presented at the Triad Theater on Saturday, May 7 at 9:30pm. P…

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Self-Produced Work by American Theatre Wing and SDCF

In February 2011, SDCF Associate Director Ellen Rusconi moderated a Director/Choreographer Network roundtable discussion with The Civilians Artistic Director Steve Cosson and PearlDamour's K…

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Getting Excited About Colbert in Company?

A look at some of his past performances shows why Stephen Colbert is very well cast as Harry.

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Hope Davis to Star in HBO's Spring/Fall Pilot by Andy Propst

Hope Davis will star in a HBO comedy pilot, Spring/Fall, according to a report on Deadline.com. Jake Kasdan will direct the project, which will have a script by Kate Robin. The show will f…

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Works by Kate Fodor, Kristina Poe and Tennessee Williams Set for Elephant Theatre Company's Season by Andy Propst

The Elephant Theatre Company has announced its plans for its 2011 season. Kate Fodor's 100 Saints You Should Know will be the company's first offering, running May 20 - June 26. …

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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BWW's On This Day - April 7, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Evans exits NAMT

Legit News: Exec departs to launch tuner retreat -- Kathy Evans, exec director of Gotham's National Alliance for Musical Theater, will step down in mid-June, with the org set to launch a sea…

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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See dance stars from Britain's Got Talent at the Peacock Theatre

Extra members can save 50% on top price tickets to see dance group Flawless perform at the Peacock Theatre, Sadler's Wells in the West EndFollowing a successful UK tour, street dance sensati…

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Final Four Weeks to See LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, Closing May 1

2010 TONY AWARD WINNER FOR BEST REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL  LAST FOUR WEEKS TO SEE HARVEY FIERSTEIN          CHRISTOPHER SIEBER in LA CAGE AUX FOL…

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Born Bad by Erik Haagensen

This 2007 Olivier Award–winning play from Debbie Tucker Green is a thoroughly disquieting, relentlessly penetrating work of art. It's essential and stunning theater.

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NY Review: 'Anything Goes' by David Sheward

Thanks to Kathleen Marshall's sleek staging and joyous choreography and a heaven-sent cast, this Roundabout revival of Cole Porter's classic is just about perfect.

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"The Other Place" Is A Tough Place for Women by Jan@broadwayandme

Unlike the movies or TV, the theater prides itself on being an art form that is supportive of women, including what people like to call “women of a certain age.”  Even younger male …

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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My uncontrollable urge to break the fourth wall

Shouting from the audience, picking up props, running on stage – does anyone share my strange desire to disrupt the show?There was a moment, watching Ryan Craig's new play The Holy Rosenbe…

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Howard Ashman and Our Digital Future by Doug Reside, Digital Curator Of Performing Arts, Library For The Performing Arts

The Performing Arts Library has an amazing collection of manuscript and typewritten drafts from some of the greatest writers and musicians in the world.  The processes that led to groun…

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Kevin Spacey in Richard III, Atys, Einstein on the Beach, and More Part of BAM's 150th Anniversary Celebration by Andy Propst

The Brooklyn Academy of Music has announced the preliminary slate of productions that will be part of its 150th anniversary season, which will include, as previously announced, a presentatio…

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Theater Review: SMALL ENGINE REPAIR by John Pollono (Los Angeles) by Harvey Perr

THE VIRTUE OF SMALL ENGINES In the mood for a heavy dose of machismo? The kind where three old chums get together and talk about pussy and big tits and reminisce about the old days? Who say …

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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'Anything Goes' Sets Sail Tonight!

'Anything Goes' on Broadway © Roundabout All aboard! Anything Goes officially opens tonight at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. A wonderful walk down memory lane, Anything Goes pays homage to …

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From Mormon to Mom: Heidi Blickenstaff’s unpredictable Broadway season by Jesse North

Heidi Blickenstaff had planned to be a Mormon this Broadway season. For the past two and a half years, she had been playing Mother Price—Andrew Rannells’ character’s mother—in produc…

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Theater Review: NIGGER WETBACK CHINK (Hollywood) by John Topping

GETTING OVER RACISM 101 For a show with a title as dangerous as Nigger Wetback Chink – an evening of confronting racism with comedy, playing this month at the Barnsdall Gallery Theater –…

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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PRISCILLA And HIGH Stars Guest On' Joan Hamburg' 4/6

Tomorrow's broadcast of WOR's The Joan Hamburg Show will feature some of Broadway's most celebrated stars recorded in front of a live audience at Sardi's. The program can be found on 710 AM …

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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‘Hair’ players show their local acting roots by Rich Fahey, Globe Correspondent

BOSTON — Almost 20 years later, Matt DeAngelis and Caren Lyn Tackett have upped the ante.

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Metropolitan Opera offers amusing 'Le Comte Ory' for simulcast

For much of the current season, anybody remotely interested in opera has encountered startling photos of star tenor Juan Diego Florez in nun drag - not the pared-down current look, but more …

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TONY HONORS

* Playwrights Athol Fugard and Eve Ensler (left) will receive special honors at the Tony Awards on June 12. Fugard, the South African author of " 'Master Harold' . . . and the Boys&quo…

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Brittney Morello, Lara Seibert, Danielle Erin Rhodes, Morgan Smith Set for Maine State Music Theatre's Marvelous Wonderettes by Andy Propst

Maine State Music Theatre (MSMT) has announced its lineup for its 2011 season. The company's first offering will be The Marvelous Wonderettes, to run June 8-25. The show, to be direct…

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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The Little Things You Do (When Not) Together: Rehearsing The NY Phil's Company

"But to accommodate its A-list performers - who, with their multitude of day jobs and existing commitments, will not be all in the same place until Thursday - the production has resorted to …

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The World's First 'Transmedia' Stand-Up Comedy Show

Justin Hamilton "launched his own app that ties into the material in his show. Audience members can download the app, which will serve as something of an instant search engine with ready-mad…

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Le conte d'hiver, Théâtre de la Ville, Paris (Abbesses)

This Winter's Tale is lively and good-hearted enough but skirts decorously around the annihilating force of irrational jealousy and the mysterious heights of fairytale, writes Clare Shine

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Eclectic 2011-2012 season on tap for the Auditorium Theatre

Eclecticism is the name of the game for the Auditorium Theatre’s 2011-12 season, which comes with a variety of mix-and-match subscription offers. On the schedule will be: † “Hallelujah…

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Michael Wilson To Receive Community Salute In June

'Into the Woods' Heads To Westport In 2012M ichael Wilson , who will step down as artistic director of Hartford Stage in June, will receive a community tribute at an event at the theater J…

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Thursday, April 7, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Heidi Blickenstaff on her Title of Show buddies by Stagerush

Heidi Blickenstaff on her Title of Show buddies Heidi Blickenstaff talks about Susan Blackwell's naughtiest qualities and the most recent text message she received from one of her [titl…

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The Promise by Stagegrade

Do critics think "The Promise" is worth keeping?

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Benefactors by Mondschein

"Benefactors" presented by Keen Company at Theatre Row, April 2, 2011 Photo: Richard Termine, Theatremania Once again, Carl Forsman and Keen Company prove that producing off-Broa…

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'Macbeth' sure isn't spot-on by Elisabeth Vincentelli

How pared down is Declan Donnellan's "Macbeth"? The Witches don't huddle around a cauldron, because there isn't one. In fact, there are no props and no Witches -- the "weird sisters" are red…

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'Under' overwhelms by Leigh Witchel

Stephen Petronio's dances can be a tri umph of style over substance, but "Underland" overwhelms your resistance. The program, at The Joyce, starts out slick and glossy, but there's so much g…

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The Bechdel Test and Plays by Monica Reida

Last January, I was walking around Hyde Park with someone I knew after seeing The Year of Magical Thinking at Court Theatre and we somehow got on the topic of the Bechdel Test. The Bechdel T…

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Catch Wonderland’s Kate Shindle on "Last Cake Standing" by Mgioia

Kate Shindle, who plays The Mad Hatter in Broadway’s new musical Wonderland, will appear as a judge on the Food Network’s “Last Cake Standing” April 10 episode. In th…

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A LETTER FROM LONDON: The Sheridan Morley Theatre Book Prize, The Children's Hour, Company by Ruth Leon

In this month's column spotlighting London theatre, we slip into the Garrick Club for a special award, and attend Company, Spelling Bee, The Heretic, The Children's Hour and more.

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Shine Circus brings family fun to Consol

When the Shrine Circus rolls into Consol Energy Center on Friday, there will be plenty of flipping, flopping, climbing and somersaulting -- and that's just from daredevil clown Bello Nock. S…

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Role-swapping actors add novel twist to 'Frankenstein'

Imagine reading "Frankenstein" back in the day, when Mary Shelley first wrote the scientist and his DIY Creature into literary legend. The year was 1817; Boris Karloff had not been born, no …

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A LETTER FROM LONDON: The Sheridan Morley Theatre Book Prize, The Children's Hour, Company by Ruth Leon

In this month's column spotlighting London theatre, we slip into the Garrick Club for a special award, and attend Company, Spelling Bee, The Heretic, The Children's Hour and more.

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Bobby Steggert and Marc Kudisch Begin Wooing A Minister's Wife Off-Broadway April 7 by Adam Hetrick

A Minister's Wife, the new musical version of George Bernard Shaw's Candida penned by Tony Award nominee Austin Pendleton, Joshua Schmidt and Jan Tranen, begins performances Apr…

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Bon Voyage! Anything Goes, With Sutton Foster and Joel Grey, Opens on Broadway by Kenneth Jones

Anything Goes, the Cole Porter musical about the lovers, liars and clowns on a transatlantic cruise, opens April 7 in a Broadway revival starring Sutton Foster, Joel Grey, Laura Osnes and Co…

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Tucker Green's Olivier-Winning Work Born Bad Opens Off-Broadway April 7 by Adam Hetrick

Debbie tucker green's [sic] Olivier Award-winning play Born Bad, about a young woman searching for the truth of her past, officially opens Off-Broadway April 7 after previews that began …

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Madonnalogues Play Manhattan April 7 by Andrew Gans

Character actress, comic and YouTube sensation Nadya Ginsburg brings her acclaimed solo comedy, Madonnalogues, to Manhattan April 7.

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How To Be Innocent and 30 by Harry Haun

Bobby Steggert goes after A Minister's Wife in a new musical version of Shaw's Candida.

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Everybody Rise! Company, with Neil Patrick Harris and Patti LuPone, Begins April 7 by Andrew Gans

The New York Philharmonic presents a starry concert production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company — boasting Emmy winner Neil Patrick Harris as perennial bachelor Bobby…

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Cast of Priscilla Queen of the Desert Performs at Barnes and Noble April 7 by Adam Hetrick

The cast of Broadway's Priscilla Queen of the Desert performs and signs copies of the original Broadway cast album April 7 at the Upper East Side Barnes and Noble location.

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Today In Theatre History: APRIL 7 by David Gewirtzman and Robert Viagas and Ernio Hernandez

1913 On The Purple Road there's a disguised Napoleon waiting to woo an unsuspecting girl named Wanda. Valli Valli is the innocent soon to meet her Waterloo at the Liberty Theatre in New …

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