Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Palestinians at the Public. Urge For Going Review by Jonathan Mandell

The Palestinian family in “Urge for Going” argues about what happened in 1948 and 1967, and why they now live in Lebanon, in “temporary camps built 60 years ago.” But they argue the …

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Epona's Labyrinth by Theasy.com

HERE, Off Off Broadway By Adrienne Urbanski BOTTOM LINE: A bizarre, disorienting work with a complex, hard to follow storyline that alienates the audience but succeeds in ruminating o…

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DANCING WITH THE STARS Showdown: The Third Elimination by Kelsey Denette

After a night of classical pieces on DANCING WITH THE STARS, the attention shifted - momentarily, at least - to the usual results show performances. This week featured Jennifer Hudson and vi…

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American Idiot Film in the Works; Will Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong Star? by Broadway.com Staff

American Idiot may be ending its Broadway run on April 24, but the Green Day musical is going Hollywood. Universal Pictures currently in negotiations to turn the Tony-nominated hit into a fe…

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Theater Review | 'Go Back to Where You Are': From Amphitheater Bit Player to God’s Errand Boy by Charles Isherwood

In David Greenspan’s new play, “Go Back to Where You Are,” he is also an actor, playing a demon traveling through time on a mission of salvation.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Horror picture show by Life's A Pitch

It struck me as odd, when I was walking through that annoying passageway between Port Authority and Times Square, that the revised La Cage Aux Folles posters were billing the show as "I…

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What Went Viral? April 12, 2011 by Perksthemusical

What Went Viral? April 12, 2011 Perks Producer Tom Diggs vlogs about what went viral on April 12, 2011: Kristie Alley, Justin Bieber, David Burn, Charlie Christ, Flip, Civil War, Yuri Gagar…

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Review: We're Gonna Die by Andy Buck

Young Jean Lee's often beguiling new cabaret piece at Joe's Pub shows off the playwright's talents as a singer and songwriter.

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Review: Go Back to Where You Are by Dan Bacalzo

David Greenspan's delightfully giddy show is equal parts love story and metatheatrical exercise.

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Universal Eyes AMERICAN IDIOT Film; Mayer to Direct?

Though Universal Pictures has chosen not to produce an IN THE HEIGHTS film, the studio has its sights set on another Broadway hit Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT.

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Memorial service planned for Kip Watson by Elizabeth Maupin

A memorial service for Orlando dance pioneer Kip Watson, who died yesterday morning of cancer, will be at 4 p.m. Friday April 15 at the First Congregational Church in Winter Park.The church …

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On Stage [Complete Program] 04/09/11

NY1 VIDEO: Donna Karger hosts the April 9, 2011, edition of On Stage.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW EXCLUSIVE: Jennifer Westfeldt Talks Chekhov's THREE SISTERS, FRIENDS WITH KIDS, New Series & More by Pat Cerasaro

Today we are talking to the multi-talented actresswriterproducer of the hit indie romantic comedies KISSING JESSICA STEIN and IRA amp ABBY, who is now adding director to her list of abilitie…

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Photo Coverage: UP ON THE MARQUEE - The Normal Heart by Kevin Thomas Garcia

The story of a city in denial, The Normal Heart unfolds like a real-life political thriller -- as a tight-knit group of friends refuses to let doctors, politicians and the press bury the tru…

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Time Out New York Review: The Motherf**ker with the Hat

Users, boozers and losers

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Theater auditions: Sondheim revue at Breakthrough by Elizabeth Maupin

Here’s an audition notice from Breakthrough Theatre: AUDITIONS: A Weekend in Winter Park with Sondheim Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park 419 A W. Fairbanks Ave Winter Park, FL A musi…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Priscilla Queen of the Desert by Lesley Alexander

If your heart belongs to the disco era, and you can never get enough sequins, then the musical adaptation of the film, "Priscilla, Queen of the Desert," is the glitzy, psychedelic-colored fa…

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The Book of Mormon by Lesley Alexander

Traditional in form and style, but subversive in content, the new musical, “The Book of Mormon,” is a no-holds-barred extravaganza rife with irreverence.

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Playwright Edward Albee to receive MacDowell medal

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Playwright Edward Albee, the author of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf?," will receive the Edward MacDowell Medal for lifetime achievement, the organization behind the…

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Victory Garden’s ‘Tree’ takes root

So many twisted roots have grown beneath the American soil as a consequence of this country’s racial divide. And it is from that complex, often deeply hidden network, that Louisiana-bred p…

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Review | Theatre | Moonlight | Donmar Warehouse | Michael Billington by Michael Billington

Donmar Warehouse, LondonI find it strange that one of Harold Pinter's most accessible plays has had to wait 18 years for a major London revival. It deals, after all, with mortality, love, lo…

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Funk It Up About Nothin' - review by Brian Logan

Theatre Royal, Stratford EastIt makes perfect sense. Beatrice and Benedick's verbal sparring in Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing is a precursor to freestyle rap - or at least, it's easy …

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NY Review: 'Go Back to Where You Are' by Erik Haagensen

David Greenspan's new play is a 70-minute slice of joy about the rebirth of the human spirit. I left the theater more than a little bit in love.

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Holy Crap, Billie Joe Armstrong: A Small Compendium of Stagedoor and Other Craziness by Lucky

So. Broadway’s unlikeliest star, Billie Joe Armstrong, is clearly having a fabulous time playing St. Jimmy in American Idiot, which closes in two weeks–and raiding the show’…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Mary Poppins Rehearsals Sydney Special Episode of The Theatre Show by Thetheatreshowtv

Mary Poppins Rehearsals Sydney Special Episode of The Theatre Show Overseas version of our Mary Poppins in Sydney Episode. The Theatre Show were at Sydney's Capitol Theatre for the prev…

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Theater review: 'Silent Sky' at South Coast Repertory

A female astronomer bumps up against the celestial ceiling in Lauren Gunderson's period dramedy. A female astronomer bumps up against the celestial ceiling in Lauren Gunderson's period drame…

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Union: NYC Opera Strike a 'Virtual Certainty' by Daniel Holloway

The union representing singers and production personnel at NYC Opera has declared that a strike beginning April 30 "seems a virtual certainty" if no agreement is reached by April 29.

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9 to 5 is Feel Good fun at the 5th Avenue Theatre by David Edward Hughes

Though tepidly reviewed and shuttered early in its Broadway incarnation, a substantially re-staged 9 to 5 has proven a crowd pleaser in its national tour, and from the smiling faces and laug…

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FILM NOTE -- Meek's Cutoff starring Michelle Williams, Bruce Greenwood, Rod Rondeaux, directed by Kelly Reichardt by Yvonne Korshak

... existentialism among the pioneers ... Which way to turn? Whom can we trust? It's 1845 and three couples, one wife pregnant, one couple with a little boy, journeying west in covered wagon…

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Broad Street Review: Sharr White’s ‘The Other Place’ in New York by Toby Zinman

Sharr White’s The Other Place by is a terrifying play, illuminated by an astonishing performance by Laurie Metcalf as a middle-aged scientist struggling with dementia.

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Broad Street Review: ‘The Motherf**ker With The Hat’ on Broadway by Toby Zinman

Stephen Adly Guirgis knows street talk and can write dialogue of astonishingly funny mad-dog ferocity. But somebody has to speak that dialogue onstage, and Chris Rock, the crass standup come…

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Theater in Review | 'Urge for Going': Political Conflicts, Family-Style by Jason Zinoman

A Palestinian refugee family is torn by the Arab-Israeli conflict in Mona Mansour’s “Urge for Going,” at the Public Theater.

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Theater in Review | 'The Promise': Dark Lessons in the Classroom by Andy Webster

Joanna Tope is a proud but wounded teacher in “The Promise,” by Douglas Maxwell.

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Theater in Review | 'The Comedy of Errors': A Farce With Two of a Kind by Ken Jaworowski

The Acting Company offers a zippy take on Shakespeare’s “Comedy of Errors.”

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Joy Behar, Blythe Danner to Star in Vagina Monologues at Guild Hall, Directed by Joe Mantello by Dan Bacalzo

Joy Behar and Blythe Danner will head the cast of a benefit production of Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues at John Drew Theater at Guild Hall in East Hampton on Saturday, April 23 at …

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Frank Abagnale Hosts CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Talkback, 4/14

On Thursday, April 14, audience members at the new Broadway musical CATCH ME IF YOU CAN will get the chance to hear first-hand from the real Frank W. Abagnale Jr. played on stage by Aaron Tv…

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Photo Coverage: LA CAGE Supports Garnier's Cleaner Greener Tour by Peter James Zielinski

Yesterday, April 11, Garnier brought some of NYC's most fabulous Broadway dancers, The Cagelles, to Times Square to mark the inaugural stop of their Cleaner Greener Tour. The Cagelles posed …

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BATMAN LIVE's Set & Costumes Revealed!

BATMAN LIVE will begin a full arena tour in the UK in July. The show will follow Dick Grayson, an orphaned circus performer who is looked after by Bruce Wayne. In his search for justice, he …

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Gasteyer, Oliver, Stewart, et al. Set for Story Pirates Benefit, 5/20

The story Pirates will hold their third annual AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL benefit on May 20 at Peter Norton Syphony Space. Set to make appearances are Ana Gasteyer, John Oliver, Kristen Schaal and…

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Tovah Feldshuh to Play Mama Rose in GYPSY at Bristol Riverside Theatre

Tovah Feldshuh is set to star in GYPSY at Bristol Riverside Theatre in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. The four time Tony nominee will begin performances December 6.

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Frank Abagnale Jr. to Host Talk-Back at Catch Me If You Can, the Musical Based on His Life by Broadway.com Staff

Curious about what the real Frank Abagnale Jr. is really like? Audience members at the April 14 performance of Catch Me If You Can can see and hear him onstage at the Neil Simon Theatre at a…

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Kathleen Turner star of HIGH in the news! by Bbbblogger

Kathleen Turner stars on Broadway as “Sister Jamison Connelly” in HIGH, a new play by Matthew Lombardo, directed by Rob Ruggiero. HIGH is playing at the Booth Theatre on Broadway and ope…

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'Catch Me If You Can' Just... Can't. But Three Solid New Shows Soften the Blow

"Leave the gun," Jackie, the volatile, recovering-addict ex-con at the center of The Motherf**ker With the Hat, is told halfway through the play. "Take the empanadas." It's a throwaway line,…

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What's Opera, Stephen? by Michael Portantiere

Stephen Schwartz on the New York premiere of his opera "Seance on a Wet Afternoon" and the upcoming gala concert of his musical theater songs.

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Playwright Edward Albee wins MacDowell Medal

NEW YORK (AP) -- Edward Albee has received another top literary honor....

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Tovah Feldshuh's Rose Will Bloom in Gypsy This Fall in Pennsylvania by Kenneth Jones

Four-time Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh will climb the Everest of musical theatre this fall, playing Mama Rose in Gypsy at Bristol Riverside Theatre. The Bucks County, PA, theatre announ…

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PHOTO CALL: Lisa Howard Celebrates CD Release, With Help From Tituss Burgess, Jessica-Snow Wilson and Derrick Baskin by Matthew Blank

Lisa Howard, who made her Broadway debut in William Finn's The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, celebrated the release of her new all-Finn CD with an April 11 Birdland concert. S…

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Naked Angels Will Lose Managing Director John E. Alexander Come Summer by Adam Hetrick

John E. Alexander, the current managing director of Off-Broadway's Naked Angels, will exit his position this summer, the organization announced April 11.

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Ballet BC’s 25th anniversary, and a dancer’s turning point by Marsha Lederman

As Ballet BC marks 25 years as a dance company, Chinese-born dancer Wen Wei Wang remembers the magical birth of his Canadian career, dating from the same time

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In Rachel Rockwell's hands, Marriott Theatre's ‘42nd Street' is more than the usual destination by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: ‘42nd Street' ★★★½ Through May 29 at Marriott Theatre, 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire; Running time: 2 hours, 20 minutes; Tickets: $41-$49 at 847 634-0200 or www.ma…

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Frank W. Abagnale Jr. to Host Catch Me If You Can Talk Back April 14 by Dan Bacalzo

Frank W. Abagnale Jr., whose youthful adventures are the basis for the new Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can, will host an on stage, post-show talk back and Q & A at the Neil Simon Th…

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'Smash' Prepares to Send Pilot Episode to NBC

As previously reported by BroadwayWorld, NBC has picked up a new pilot entitled SMASH, which is about a group of people who come together to put on a Broadway musical. The series was develop…

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Photo Flash: 2011 Tony Awards Logo Revealed!

The logo has been revealed for the American Theatre Wing's 2011 Tony Awards, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. This year's Tony nominations will be announced on…

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Hugh Jackman Previews His One-Man Show and Hints at a Broadway Comeback by Kathy Henderson

Hugh Jackman is in the final stages of prep for his solo concerts at San Francisco’s Curran Theatre, where he’s set to appear May 3-15. “I’ve been working on my one-m…

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Michael Frayn Goes DOWNSTAGE CENTER with the American Theatre Wing

MICHAEL FRAYN GOES “DOWNSTAGE CENTER” NEW ONLINE EDITIONS OF “WORKING IN THE THEATRE”, “DOWNSTAGE CENTER” & “IN THE WINGS” NOW AVAILABLE New York, NY (April 12…

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The Afternoon Report, Tuesday, April 12, 2011 by Bbbblogger

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Tuesday, April 12, 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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ArtsBeat: How to Take Home a Piece of Daniel Radcliffe (and Other Tales from Broadway Auction Season) by Erik Piepenburg

It's time where shows are auctioning off items to raise money for Broadway Cares.

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ArtsBeat: Creators of 'Smash' TV Pilot Are Waiting for The Show To Go On by Patrick Healy

The New York-based creators of "Smash" - an NBC fall season prospect about the making of a Broadway musical - have concluded filming.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Good People’s Tate Donovan and David Lindsay-Abaire, plus Anything Goes with Timothy Crouse by THEATER TALK

Tate Donovan and David Lindsay-Abairephoto by Kalin Ivanov on CUNY TV: Saturday, April 23rd at 8:30 Sunday, April 24th at 12:30 PM and Monday, April 25th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM and 7:30 PM Acto…

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Broadway's David Bonanno Will Head Cast of The Tallest Building in the World at Luna Stage by Adam Hetrick

The world premiere of Matt Schatz's The Tallest Building in the World, which explores the birth of the World Trade Center Towers, will begin performances April 14 at New Jersey's Lun…

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Four Playwrights Snag Lark Play Center Fellowships to Grow New Works by Kenneth Jones

The Lark Play Development Center announced four playwrights — Joshua Allen, Thomas Bradshaw, Bekah Brunstetter and Andrea Thome — to receive cash awards and professional support …

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PHOTO CALL: Sneak Peek at April 19 "Glee" Episode, With Cheyenne Jackson and Gwyneth Paltrow by Krissie Fullerton

Here is an early look at the upcoming episode of the hit comedy "Glee." The April 19 episode is entitled "Night of Neglect." The show airs at 8 PM on FOX.

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PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: The Motherf**ker With the Hat — Asterisks Over Broadway by Harry Haun

Meet the first-nighters at the Broadway opening of Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Motherf**ker With the Hat.

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PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Arcadia's Noah Robbins by Matthew Blank

Noah Robbins, currently playing the joint roles of Gus and Augustus Coverley in the Broadway revival of Arcadia, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivi…

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Ben Stiller Enters The House of Blue Leaves Through a New Door by Harry Haun

Here's one for Mr. Ripley: A quarter of a century separates the two Broadway credits of Ben Stiller, and he still hasn't left The House of Blue Leaves.

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Hit or miss, ‘Blackadder II’ is jolly good by Don Aucoin, Globe Staff

The British have few peers when it comes to humor that manages to be bracingly smart and deeply silly at the same time. Think Monty Python.

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Luring the eye to something beyond by Cate McQuaid, Globe Correspondent

Shellburne Thurber’s remarkable exhibition at Barbara Krakow Gallery at first presents itself as a loving and faithful document of the ornate and eccentric home of her friend Ralph Hor…

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Tuneful ‘White Noise’ achieves a delicate balance

The more outrageous and bile-filled you are, the more successful and media-worthy you will likely become. That seems to be the unavoidable message of much contemporary pop culture. The examp…

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‘42nd Street’ a dazzler at Marriott Lincolnshire

Minutes before Peggy Sawyer, that talented but inexperienced little chorus girl from Allentown, Pa., steps into the leading role of a new Broadway show titled “Pretty Lady,” her director…

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PHOTO FLASH: Leslie Jordan, Kyle Dean Massey, Varla Jean Merman, et al. Preview Lucky Guy by Tristan Fuge

On Tuesday, April 12, members of the press caught a sneak peek at Willard Beckham's new musical comedy Lucky Guy, which will play Off-Broadway at the Little Shubert Theatre, April 28-Ju…

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Kelli O'Hara to Release New CD Always, Sing Selections at June 3 Town Hall Concert by Andy Propst

Kelli O'Hara will release her forthcoming CD Always later this year on Ghostlight Records. She will perform selections from the CD as part of An Evening with Kelli O'Hara, a conce…

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Clay Aiken, Lance Bass, Kathy Griffin, Wanda Sykes, et al. to Guest Star on Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway stars Clay Aiken and Lance Bass will be among the guest stars during the third season of Lifetime's hit series Drop Dead Diva, according to TVSquad.com The series will return …

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Rufus Sewell to Join Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, et al. in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter by Andy Propst

Rufus Sewell has joined the cast of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, according to a report in Variety. Timur Bekmambetov will direct and co-produce the picture with Tim Burton and Jim Leml…

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Become a Trophy Chaperone at the 56th Annual Drama Desk Awards by Mgioia

Want the chance to attend the 56th Annual Drama Desk Awards at the Hammerstein Ballroom? Enter Drama Desk’s contest to become a trophy chaperone at the ceremony. A panel of theatre pro…

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Highlights From War Horse

Featuring complex and lifelike equine puppets, the National Theatre of Great Britain production of War Horse charges onto the stage at Lincoln Center's Vivian Beaumont Theater. War Horse …

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Kelsey Grammer Set to Produce New Reality Show

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Broadway veteran Kelsey Grammer will produce a new reality television series about three women who launched ThatsNotOkayNY.com.

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Photo Coverage: O'Hara, Rudd & More Honor Carly Simon at Our Time Gala by Peter James Zielinski

Last night, April 11, Carly Simon was honored at the 8th Annual Our Time Gala. On hand to honor the star were Paul Rudd, Kelli O'Hara, Ben Taylor and more.

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Emma Watson Wants to Star in a Broadway Show!

In a recent interview with the AssociatedPress, Emma Watson revealed that she wouldn't mind following in her Harry Potter co-star's footsteps by starring in a shw on the Great White Way. Wat…

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Rainn Wilson to Host Children's Theatre Company Benefit, 4/27

Rainn Wilson, the star of the Emmy Award Winning Hit Series, The Office will host the 2011 Children's Theater Company Benefit at the OHM, New York City's newest hot spot in West Chelsea whic…

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Photo Flash: Kelsey Grammer Visits PEEPSHOW

Five-time Emmy Award winner Kelsey Grammer attended the 900 p.m. performance of PEEPSHOW at Planet Hollywood Resort amp Casino Monday night, with his new wife Kayte Walsh. Following the perf…

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Rufus Sewell Joins Cast of ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER

According to Variety, Rufus Sewell will join previously announced Anthony Mackie and Benjamin Walker in 20th Century Fox's 'Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter.' Sewell will star as the main vam…

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BWW TV: Kathleen Turner in HIGH on Broadway!

Two-time Golden Globe winner, Academy Award amp Tony Award nominee Kathleen Turner returns to Broadway this spring as Sister Jamison Connelly in HIGH, a new play written by Matthew Lombardo …

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The Happy Hooker May Turn Tricks on Broadway by Broadway.com Staff

A musical adaptation of Xaviera Hollander's popular 1971 memoir, The Happy Hooker, has its sights set on Broadway, according to the New York Daily News. Writer Richard Hansom and compose…

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That Championship Season Charmer Chris Noth Bares All on The View by Broadway.com Staff

Chris Noth, star of TV’s The Good Wife and, of course, Sex and the City, came bearing gifts when he stopped in to visit with the ladies of The View on April 12. Noth, who is currently …

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Signature Theatre Company’s Angels in America begins final 2 weeks by Emeagher

Signature Theatre Company’s (Founding Artistic Director James Houghton; Executive Director Erika Mallin) New York revival of Tony Kushner’s ANGELS IN AMERICA: A Gay Fantasia on National …

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: The Motherf**ker With the Hat — Asterisks Over Broadway by Harry Haun

Meet the first-nighters at the Broadway opening of Stephen Adly Guirgis' The Motherf**ker With the Hat.

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Alison Fraser, Tom Hewitt, Liz Larsen, Chip Zien, Leslie Kritzer Cast in "Commentary" Film by Andrew Gans

Kristine Zbornik (Forbidden Broadway, Random Unrelated Projects) will be heard singing Jason Robert Brown's "The Blues Have Got the Best of Me" in Aaron Mark's upcoming ind…

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John Lithgow, Renee Fleming, Milton Glaser to Receive Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medals by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner John Lithgow, opera star Renee Fleming and graphic designer Milton Glaser will each receive the 2011 Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal April 13 in New York City.

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LAST CHANCE: What's Closing This Week by Adam Hetrick

Here's Playbill.com's weekly "Last Chance" reminder to catch Broadway, Off-Broadway and world-premiere productions before they take a final bow.

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Jeff Still, Keith Perry Cast in New York Run of Waiting for Lefty by Andrew Gans

The Portmanteau Theatre Company's inaugural production will be Clifford Odets’ Waiting for Lefty, which will play The Hartley House May 7-29.

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John Fleck to Premiere Mad Women at Skylight Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

Katselas Theatre Company will present the world premiere of Mad Women, conceived, written and performed by John Fleck, at Skylight Theatre - Skylab in Los Angeles, May 6-28. Ric Montejano wi…

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People's Light & Theatre Announces Cast for Dividing the Estate by Bethany Rickwald

People's Light & Theatre has announced casting for its production of Horton Foote's Dividing the Estate, to run May 11 - June 5 on the Main Stage. Director Abigail Adams will …

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Arthur Gelb, Terrence McNally, Jeanine Tesori, et al. Set for Glimmerglass' ShowTalk Series by Andy Propst

The Glimmerglass Festival has announced its lineup for ShowTalk, a series where visiting scholars and artists explore topics related to the company's 2011 Festival. The series will be…

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Clay Aiken, Lance Bass, Tony Goldwyn, Ben Shenkman, Wanda Sykes to Guest Star on Lifetime's Drop Dead Diva by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway stars Clay Aiken and Lance Bass will be among the guest stars during the third season of Lifetime's hit series Drop Dead Diva, according to TVSquad.com The series will return …

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PHOTO FLASH: Kelsey Grammer, Kayte Walsh Visit Holly Madison Backstage at Las Vegas Peepshow by Dan Bacalzo

Five-time Emmy Award winner and Tony nominee Kelsey Grammer and his new wife Kayte Walsh attended the Monday, April 11 performance of Peepshow at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in …

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Kevin Chamberlin, Merle Dandridge, Ellen Greene, John Tartaglia Set for the Celebration Theatre's May Day Cabaret by Andy Propst

Kevin Chamberlin, Merle Dandridge, Ellen Greene, and John Tartaglia will perform at the Celebration Theatre's first annual May Day Cabaret to be held on May 1 at Space 916 in West Holly…

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Guy Boyd, Robert Foxworth, Lois Markle, Angela Reed, et al. Set for Old Globe's August: Osage County by Dan Bacalzo

The Old Globe Theatre in San Diego has announced casting for its production of Tracy Letts' August: Osage County, to run May 7-June 12. Sam Gold will direct. Winner of the 2008 Tony Aw…

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Keith Perry, Jeff Still, et al. Set for Portmanteau Theatre's Waiting For Lefty by Brian Scott Lipton

The Portmanteau Theatre Company will present a revival of Clifford Odets' Waiting For Lefty to run May 7-29 at The Hartley House (413 West 46th Street). Ilana Becker will direct the pro…

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Kelli O'Hara to Release New CD Always, Sing Selctions at June 3 Town Hall Concert by Andy Propst

Kelli O'Hara will release her forthcoming CD Always later this year on Ghostlight Records. She will perform selections from the CD as part of An Evening with Kelli O'Hara., a con…

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Edward Albee Wins Edward MacDowell Medal by Brian Scott Lipton

Playwright Edward Albee has won the McDowell Colony's Edward MacDowell Medal for outstanding achievement in his field, according to The Associated Press. Albee, who has won numerous P…

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Clay Aiken, Lance Bass to Guest Star on DROP DEAD DIVA

According to TVGuide.com, Broadway veterans Clay Aiken and Lance Bass are set to star in the fifth episode of the third season of DROP DEAD DIVA. Bass will star as a casting directorand Aike…

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Photo Flash: Top 9 Gets Classical on DANCING WITH THE STARS

This week on 'Dancing with the Stars' the top 9 got a chance to dance to classical pieces. Check out images from the episode below

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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Old Globe's AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the complete cast and creative team for Tracy Letts' award-winning play, August Osage County. Directed by Obie Award winner Sam Gold, the dark c…

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Photo Coverage: Lortel Nominees Gather for 2011 Awards Reception by Peter James Zielinski

The 2011 Lucille Lortel Awards, honoring the best of Off-Broadway will be held on May 1, 2011. A recption for nominees was held yesterday, April 11th. Check out photos from the event below

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Photo Coverage: d'Arcy James, et al. Honor Jason Robert Brown & Georgia Stitt at CAP21 Gala by Kevin Thomas Garcia

CAP 21, now in its 18th year of creating new work and developing new talent as America's Musical Theatre Conservatory and Theatre Company, honored award-winning composers and lyricists Jason…

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Harry Potter Star Emma Watson Hopes to Follow Daniel Radcliffe to Broadway by Broadway.com Staff

Harry Potter heroine Emma Watson hasn’t yet seen Daniel Radcliffe’s star turn in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, but she’s already thinking about followin…

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Elizabeth Marvel, Alex Timbers & More Celebrate Their 2011 Lortel Award Nominations by Broadway.com Staff

In anticipation of the upcoming Lucille Lortel Awards on May 1, the Off-Broadway League honored the 2011 nominees with an April 11 cocktail reception at Planet Hollywood Times Square. From O…

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Portmanteau Theatre Company to Present Odets WAITING FOR LEFTY Off-Broadway This Spring

Clifford Odets'  WAITING FOR LEFTY  to play Off-Broadway  this May     The Portmanteau Theatre Company, led by co-founders Ilana Becker and Mic…

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Town Hall's 90th Anniversary Benefit Celebration and Concert to be Held May 2

THE TOWN HALL'S 90TH ANNIVERSARY BENEFIT CELEBRATION AND CONCERT MONDAY, MAY 2 FEATURES JASON ROBERT BROWN, LIZ CALLAWAY, TOVAH FELDSHUH, BUCKY PIZZARELLI, EMILY SKINNER, AND MORE. Hist…

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The SISTER ACT Nuns Take “Good Morning America” to Heaven! by Admin

Patina Miller (Deloris van Cartier) and the cast of SISTER ACT raised the roof off of “Good Morning America” this morning when they sang “Take Me to Heaven,” from the…

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San Diego Art Prize Winners at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library by Kraig Cavanaugh

"El cakeito-El cuarto nivel" (2011) by Jamex & ...

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Ellen Greene, John Tartaglia, Kevin Chamberlin, Merle Dandridge Set for May Day Cabaret Benefit by Andrew Gans

Several Broadway favorites will be part of the first annual May Day Cabaret, which will be held May 1 at Space 916 in West Hollywood.

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Naked Angels Managing Director John E. Alexander to Depart Company; Assume Position at San Diego's Diversionary Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

John E. Alexander, the current managing director for Naked Angels, will depart the company in mid-July, and will take over the post of Executive Director at San Diego's Diversionary The…

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PHOTO FLASH: Eve Ensler, Laura Innes, Reg Rogers, Alton Fitzgerald White et al. at Music-Theatre Jam by Dan Bacalzo

The Music-Theatre Group presented Music-Theatre Jam, a one-time-only happening featuring a treasure-trove of material from their past productions, on Saturday, April 9 at 10 Jay Street in Br…

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New Anything Goes Promo Featuring Sutton Foster (Video) by Mgioia

Anything Goes opened on Broadway at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre April 7 to rave reviews. The revival stars Sutton Foster (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Little Women, Shrek the Musical), Joel Gr…

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Emma Watson Eyes Broadway by Caryn Robbins

The Associated Press reports that actress Emma Watson is interested in following in the footsteps of Harry Potter co-star Daniel Radcliffe with a stint on Broadway.

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HAPPY HOOKER Musical in the Works

According to the Daily News, THE HAPPY HOOKER, a best-selling 1971 book by Xaviera Hollander, is being turned into a musical. Writer Richard Hansom and composer Warren Wills are currently wo…

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STAGE TUBE: Hawke, Guare, Mee & More Share 'Signature Stories'

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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STAGE TUBE: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON's Chris Noth Visits THE VIEW

THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON's Chris Noth appeared on ABC's The View this morning, April 12. THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON stars Brian Cox, Jim Gaffigan, Chris Noth, Jason Patric and Kiefer Sutherlan…

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Hal Prince, Tovah Feldshuh, et al. Set for 2011 Theatre Museum Awards, 5/16

Classic tunes from Fiddler on the Roof, Fiorello, She Loves Me, The Apple Tree, and others will fill the air at New Yorks legendary National Arts Club on Monday May 16, 2011 as The Theatre M…

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Diana DeGarmo Among B'way Stars Set for in CLO's 2011 Summer Season by Caryn Robbins

Pittsburgh CLO's 2011 Summer Season will fill the Benedum Center with performances audiences will remember well into 2012. In addition to favorite local performers, this summer will be highl…

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Photo Coverage: ANYTHING GOES Gypsy Robe Ceremony! by Walter McBride

Anything Goes opened on Broadway last week to great reviews. BroadwayWorld was there for the Gypsy Robe Ceremony, as usual, and brings you photo coverage below.

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NCTF Chairman's Awards Gala Honors Joel Grey, Charles Dillingham, 5/2

National Corporate Theatre Fund NCTF will hold its Annual Chairman's Awards Gala and benefit on Monday, May 2 at the St. Regis New York hotel 2 East 55th Street at Fifth Avenue. This year, N…

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Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale & Co. Attract an A-List Crowd to Their Mother of a Broadway Opening by Bruce Glikas

With Chris Rock making his Broadway debut, it’s no surprise that a starry crowd would turn out to cheer him on opening night of Stephen Adly Guirgis’ The Motherf**ker With the Ha…

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Gleeks Rejoice! Glee Live Offers Footage of Lea Michele and Co. in Action by Broadway.com Staff

Missing Glee? Have no fear: the talented McKinley High crew is readying to hit the road again with another national concert tour. Last summer Lea Michele, Cory Monteith, Amber Rile…

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Spend Five Minutes in Heaven with Sister Act and Whoopi Goldberg on GMA by Broadway.com Staff

As new musical Sister Act gears up to open at the Broadway Theatre on April 20, the musical’s talented Sisters, led by show-stopping star Patina Miller, spread a little early morning s…

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What’s Up, Rumer Willis? The Love Loss Star Talks Life With Parents Bruce Willis and Demi Moore by Michael Mellini

The daughter of former Hollywood power couple Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, 22-year-old Rumer Willis has successfully paved her own acting career in films such as Sorority Row and The House B…

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WONDERLAND Announces Ticket Lottery Policy

WONDERLAND A New Alice.  A New Musical. ANNOUNCES LOTTERY TICKET POLICY Get Wonderland Tickets Beginning today, April 12, Broadway’s WONDERLAND – A New Alice.  A New Musical announces…

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National Corporate Theatre Fund: 2011 Annual Chairman’s Awards Gala To Be Held May 2

NATIONAL CORPORATE THEATRE FUND PROUDLY ANNOUNCES “2011 CHAIRMAN’S AWARDS GALA: FUNDING NEW AMERICAN THEATRE” MONDAY, MAY 2 THIS YEAR’S HONOREES: JOEL GREY CHARLES DILLINGHAM (Mana…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Next to Normal's Louis Hobson Will Be Part of Gay Bride of Frankenstein Concert by Andrew Gans

A concert version of the pop-rock musical fairytale Gay Bride of Frankenstein will be presented April 24 at Joe's Pub.

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Is The Happy Hooker Heading to Broadway? by Andrew Gans

A musical version of "The Happy Hooker," the 1971 memoir by Xaviera Hollander that inspired the 1975 Lynn Redgrave film, is in the works, according to the Daily News.

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PHOTO CALL: 2011 Lucille Lortel Awards Nominee Reception by Krissie Fullerton

A special reception was held April 11 at Planet Hollywood to celebrate this year's Lucille Lortel Award nominees.

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Elizabeth Stanley, Diana DeGarmo, Robert Cuccioli, Lisa Howard, Billy Porter Set for Pittsburgh CLO by Adam Hetrick

Elizabeth Stanley, Robert Cuccioli, Billy Porter and Doug Kreeger will fill out the summer season in the Pittsburgh CLO productions of Jekyll & Hyde and Jesus Christ Superstar.

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Educating Agnes – review by Mark Fisher

Royal Lyceum, EdinburghOn its debut three years ago, Liz Lochhead's reworking of Molière's L'Ecole des Femmes came across as cheeky, witty and linguistically playful. Theatre Babel's stagin…

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A Butcher of Distinction – review by Michael Billington

King's Head, LondonRapidly transferred from the Cock Tavern, which has been forced to close, this 75-minute play by Rob Hayes proves weirdly compelling. Although the image of three men …

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Batman takes on the world with £12m stage extravaganza by Maev Kennedy

Comic-book hero tours with Gotham City sets and a Batmobile. But not, director insists after Spiderman's musical tangle, songsThere will be bats. And flying. And huge sets. And spectacular s…

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La Esmeralda, Deutsche Oper, Berlin

All praise to the company who perform with gusto a type of ballet rarely seen today: limited classical dancing but enchanting mime and character work, writes Gerald Dowler

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Precious Little Talent, Trafalgar Studio 2, London

Writer Ella Hickson deserves a real West End venue for her tale of a father trying to alienate his daughter before his early onset dementia does it for him, says Ian Shuttleworth

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The Motherf**ker With The Hat, Schoenfeld Theatre, New York

Comedian Chris Rock acquits himself well in this comedy about drugs, desperation and friendship among low-lifes, writes Brendan Lemon

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Corky Hale to Perform at Knickerbocker Bar & Grill's 34th Anniversary Celebration by Dan Bacalzo

Jazz pianist, harpist and singer Corky Hale will present her show, An Evening With Corky Hale at the Knickerbocker Bar & Grill on Thursday April 21 at 9pm and 11pm. The performances will…

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Robert Cuccioli, Kevin Gray, Doug Kreeger, Elizabeth Stanley, Stephanie Umoh et al. to Perform at Pittsburgh CLO by Dan Bacalzo

Casting has been announced for various productions that will play the Pittsburgh CLO, at Benedum Center, during the summer months. Kevin Gray will star in the title roles of the Frank Wildh…

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Joel Grey to Be Honored at National Corporate Theatre Fund Gala, Hosted by Lewis Black by Dan Bacalzo

Tony and Oscar Award winner Joel Grey will receive the 2011 Theater Artist Award at the National Corporate Theatre Fund's 2011 Chariman's Awards Gala, to be presented at St. Regis …

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Anthony Warlow to Star in West End DOCTOR ZHIVAGO

According to WAToday, producers are hoping to bring OCTOR ZHIVAGO STAR Anthony Warlow alongfor a West End transfer. The production is currently enjoying a successful run at Her Majesty's Th…

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WONDERLAND Announces Rush Policies

Beginning today, April 12, Broadway's WONDERLAND - A New Alice. A New Musical announces a lottery ticket policy. A limited number of 30 tickets includes a 2 facility fee will be available at…

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Jon Stewart Hosts AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL 5/20

The Story Pirates Benjamin Salka, CEO Lee Overtree, Artistic Director, a national arts and literacy organization, will host its Third Annual After School Special Fundraiser on Friday, May 20…

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War Horse Author Michael Morpurgo on How a Children's Novel Became an International Stage Sensation by Michael Morpurgo

About the author: Sure, Harry Potter and the Twilight vampires became blockbuster movies, but the idea of bringing a children’s book about World War I cavalry horses to life in a thea…

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'Wonderland' Announces Lottery Tickets

'Wonderland' on Broadway © 'Wonderland' Are you a gambler? If so, head on over to the Marquis Theatre and throw your name into the "mad" hat for a chance to win a lottery ticket to the …

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WONDERLAND ANNOUNCES LOTTERY TICKET POLICY by Bbbblogger

Beginning today, April 12, Broadway’s WONDERLAND – A New Alice.  A New Musical announces a lottery ticket policy.  A limited number of $30 tickets (includes a $2 facility fee) will be …

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New Yorker Magazine loves Anything Goes! by Akass

The New Yorker Cole Porter rides the waves BY HILTON ALS Watch a photo slide show of the Anything Goes company preparing for a performance

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Getting to Know F. Murray Abraham by Darlene Donloe

F. Murray Abraham has about 30 minutes to talk before he has to go to rehearsal for Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, which is set to open April 14 on the Broad Stage in Santa Monica.  …

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Can Chris Rock the Tony Awards?

Chris Rock made his Broadway debut in the dark comedy "The Motherf**ker with the Hat" Monday and earned the respect of some of the the town's toughest theater critics. This is …

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Andrew Andrew Steppin’ and Repeatin’ on the...

Andrew Andrew Steppin’ and Repeatin’ on the “Blue” Carpet of Opening NIght of Catch Me If You Can currently playing at The Neil Simon Theatre. We ask the hard questions no one else d…

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Sutton Foster, Joel Grey Team Up for Laughs by Mark Kennedy

It doesn't take long for an interview with Broadway veterans and Tony Awards winners Sutton Foster and Joel Grey to evolve into something more like a vaudeville routine.

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Denzel Washington filming causes stir in Cape Town

A movie starring Denzel Washington was a little too thrilling for a Cape Town neighborhood that has experienced gang violence.

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MDQ at the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame by Milliondollarquartet

MDQ at the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame The Chicago cast of Million Dollar Quartet visits the Rock 'n' Roll Hal of Fame in Cleveland, OH. From: milliondollarquartet Views: 364…

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Florida Stage Plans Plays by Israel Horovitz, Carter W. Lewis; Frances Sternhagen Cast by Kenneth Jones

Florida Stage, the West Palm Beach, FL, company devoted to recent and new American works, announced its 2011-12 season, the Equity troupe's 25th. Two-time Tony Award winner Frances Stern…

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PHOTO CALL: Wonderland, With Janet Dacal as Alice, on Broadway by Matthew Blank

Wonderland, the new musical that reinvents "Alice in Wonderland" for the 21st century, plays Broadway's Marquis Theatre. Janet Dacal, of In the Heights, plays a modern-day Manh…

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Duke Ellington's 112th Birthday Will Be Honored in New York with Week-long Celebration by Michael Gioia

The Duke Ellington Center For The Arts has scheduled numerous events for “Duke Ellington Week” in New York City, April 24-30. The week-long celebration will honor the late musici…

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The Walworth Farce by Susan Galbraith

Enda Walsh, the featured playwright of The New Ireland Festival at Studio Theatre, defies easy classification. But one thing is sure: whether he grabs part of the myth of Odysseus and resets…

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Frankenstein Actors Talk About Exchanging Roles

Jonny Lee Miller: "To be able to stand back during rehearsals … and watch another actor do the work you've just been working on … it's fascinating, because you get to see things th…

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The Motherf**ker With the Hat by Stagegrade

Are critics cursing or blessing "The Motherf**ker With the Hat"?

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Fantasia, Jennifer Hudson, Stephanie Mills, et al. Set for 2011 Essence Music Festival by Andy Propst

An initial lineup of performers has been announced for the 2011 Essence Music Festival to be held July 1-3 in New Orleans. This year's event will celebrate the roots of R&B. Among…

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Patina Miller and Cast of Sister Act Sing on "Good Morning America" (Video) by Mgioia

The cast of Broadway’s Sister Act appeared on ABC’s “Good Morning America” April 12, performing “Take Me to Heaven,” which features the show’s lead…

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"The Woman in Black" Trailer Starring How to Succeed’s Daniel Radcliffe (Video) by Mgioia

"The Woman in Black," based on the 1983 fictional novel by Susan Hill, was adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt in 1987 and is still playing in the West End. It is now being t…

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THE WIZARD OF OZ BLOG: Waddingham Becomes Miss Gulch 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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CANY To Honor Cady Huffman At Broadway At The Boathouse

Tony Award-winner Dick Latessa, and Chairman of the Board, brings together Broadway stars to help raise funds for Creative Alternatives of New York CANY which uses theatre to help New Yorks …

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Fantasia, Jennifer Hudson, et al. Set for 2011 Essence Music Festival, 7/1-3

Multi-platinum superstar Jennifer Hudson will make her debut Festival performance, joined by RampBFunk icon Chaka Khan and the reunion of New Edition at the 2011 ESSENCE MUSIC FESTIVAL celeb…

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BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Opening! by Broadway Beat

THE MOTHERFKER WITH THE HAT, by Stephen Adly Guirgis and starring Bobby Cannavale, Chris Rock, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Annabella Sciorra and Yul Vzquez, opened last night at the Gerald Schoenfe…

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MASTER CLASS Announces Complete Casting

MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB ANNOUNCES FULL CASTING FOR NEW BROADWAY PRODUCTION OF TERRENCE McNALLY’S MASTER CLASS DIRECTED BY STEPHEN WADSWORTH   PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED OLIVIER AWARD NOMINEE…

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Dance Recitals 2011

The Post-Gazette's annual list of regional dance recitals includes No. 44 at the Thomas Studio of Performing Arts and marks students' journeys and celebrations through June.

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)
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By the Way, Meet Vera Stark by Doug Marino

Lynn Nottage has penned a unique and clever work now being performed at Second Stage Theatre.   The play takes place in two distinct parts - Act I in 1933 and Act II 1973/2003 involving…

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Why I call myself queer by RVCBard

I don't often talk about my sexuality in great detail on my blog. It's not because I'm a prude by any stretch of the imagination, but I'm intensely private about that aspect of myself, at le…

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Patti LuPone, John Lithgow, Robin Williams and Daniel Beaty Are 2011 United Solo Nominees by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award winners Patti LuPone, John Lithgow, Oscar winner Robin Williams and Daniel Beaty are the nominees for the 2011 United Solo Awards, which will be announced during the annual festiv…

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson Rights Acquired by MTI; Regional Life to Rock in 2012 by Adam Hetrick

The irreverent emo rock musical Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, which played a brief Broadway run last fall, will be available for licensing from Music Theatre International.

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Peter Hall Returns to UK's Bath Theatre Royal to Direct Henry IV Parts 1 and 2 by Mark Shenton

Veteran director Peter Hall, who turned 80 last year, will return to Bath’s Theatre Royal in the U.K. to head up his eighth resident season of the Peter Hall Company this summer, runni…

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Gwyneth Paltrow, Cheyenne Jackson, Charice, Stephen Tobolowsky Will Guest on "Glee" by Michael Gioia

Gwyneth Paltrow will make her latest appearance as substitute teacher Holly Holiday on Fox's "Glee" April 19; the Oscar-winning actress will cover Adele's "Turning Tab…

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John Major's next act to be music hall by Alison Flood

Former PM will explore elements of his own family's past in forthcoming history The Rise and Fall of Music HallHe's explored the history of cricket in More Than a Game, and he's written abou…

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Supremes reject Wildely imaginative arguments, throw booklet at Ideal villain by Tim Treanor

Oyez, oyez, oyez, all you girlz and boyez! Last night, rhe Honorable the Supreme Court of the United States (supplemented by Judges from the Honorable the Less Supreme Courts) let the extort…

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The next play in the reading series is . . . by Ken Davenport

We are a little late to the party in announcing the next play in our reading series. But we think the wait was worth it. Our next reading will be on Monday, June 13th . . . the day after...

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Ana Gasteyer, John Oliver, Kristen Schaal, Jon Stewart Set for Story Pirates' After School Special Benefit by Andy Propst

Ana Gasteyer, John Oliver, Kristen Schaal and Jon Stewart will take part in The Story Pirates' third annual After School Special, to be held on Friday, May 20 at Peter Norton Symphony S…

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PHOTO FLASH: Christian Borle, Lisa Kron, David Margulies, Elizabeth Marvel, et al. at Lucille Lortel Nominee Reception by Dan Bacalzo

The Off-Broadway League hosted a cocktail reception for the 2011 Lucille Lortel Award nominees at Planet Hollywood Times Square on Monday, April 11. Among those in attendance were actors C…

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LaChanze, Ann Hampton Callaway Set for Broadway at the Boathouse...Ovation Gala, Honoring Cady Huffman by Andy Propst

LaChanze and Ann Hampton Callaway will perform at Broadway at the Boathouse...Ovation, to be held on Monday May 16 at the Loeb Central Park Boathouse. The event will be a fundraiser for Cre…

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Darrell W. Cox, Deirdre O'Connor, Rick Snyder, et al. Set for Profiles Theatre's 2011-2012 Season by Andy Propst

Profiles Theatre company has announced its 2011-2012 season. The company will begin the year with Martin McDonagh's A Behanding in Spokane, to run August 26 - October 16. Rick Snyder …

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Murray Hill, World Famous BoB, et al. Set for Mud! The Musical by Dan Bacalzo

Murray Hill, World Famous BoB, Erin Markey, and Becca Blackwell will head the cast of Mud! The Musical, to be held at the 100 Grand Street Theater, April 29 and 30. Scott Lyons will direct. …

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STAGE TUBE: SISTER ACT Sings 'Take Me to Heaven' on GMA

Produced by Whoopi Goldberg and Stage Entertainment, SISTER ACT began preview performances March 24 and will open on Wednesday, April 20, 2011. Watch the cast perform Take me to Heaven on G…

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Photo Coverage: THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Opening Night Party! by Walter McBride

THE MOTHERFKER WITH THE HAT, by Stephen Adly Guirgis and starring Bobby Cannavale, Chris Rock, Elizabeth Rodriguez,Annabella Sciorra and Yul Vzquez, opened last night at the Gerald Schoenfel…

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Royal Mail Launches Royal Shakespeare Company Stamp Set

Royal Mail is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Royal Shakespeare Company on a new set of ten stamps issued tomorrow, 12th April.

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STAGE TUBE: CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN Opens at CTG

The Druid and Atlantic Theater Company production of Martin McDonagh's darkly humorous The Cripple of Inishmaan just opened at the Center Theatre GroupKirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City. Th…

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Tom Cruise Gets Singing Tips from Axl Rose's Coach

According to IMDB, Tom Cruise, who will soon be staring in the big screen adaptation of ROCK OF AGES, is preparing to play 'Stacee Jaxx'by studying with Axl Rose's vocal coach. Cruise will …

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BWW Discounts: Save on Tickets to NYCB's TRIBUTE TO BROADWAY by Contests

BWW Discounts is offering you the chance to save 30 in select sections of the house when you purchase tickets now through May 1st to NYCB's Tribute to Broadway program May 28 2 amp 8, 29.

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STAGE TUBE: Andrew Lloyd Webber on the Pre- Raphaelites

On Sunday May 1 Andrew Lloyd Webber A Passion for the Pre-Raphaelites' will air on ITV1. In the show Lloyd Webber talks about the artists that inspired him. Catch a sneak peek of the program…

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What’s Hot In LA Theatre? (Vol. 2) by Mark Blankenship

Our Latest Update from the City of Angels — TDF is pleased to bring you more stories from LA Stage Times, the magazine of the LA Stage Alliance. These features provide a fascinating lo…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Show Showdown: Arcadia by Wendy Caster

All I can say to David Leveaux, director of the current Broadway production of Arcadia, is shame on you.

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Colm Wilkinson, Louise Pitre and New Musical Amelia Will Be Heard in Toronto Concert Series by Kenneth Jones

Theatre 20, a new musical theatre company in Toronto, will offer a three-concert series at the Panasonic Theatre in 2011, featuring stage stars Louise Pitre (Mamma Mia!), Colm Wilkinson (Les…

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PHOTO CALL: Motherf**ker with the Hat Opens on Broadway; Arrivals, Curtain Call and Party by Matthew Blank and Krissie Fullerton

Stephen Adly Guirgis' star-filled new play, Motherf**ker with the Hat, officially opened April 11 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

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Elizabeth Stanley, Diana DeGarmo, Robert Cuccioli, Lisa Howard, Billy Porter Set for Pittsburgh CLO by Adam Hetrick

Elizabeth Stanley, Robert Cuccioli, Billy Porter and Doug Kreeger will fill out the summer season in the Pittsburgh CLO productions of Jekyll & Hyde and Jesus Christ Superstar.

Linked From Playbill at 11:03AM

Assisted Living to Get World Premiere by Chicago's Profiles; Revised Break of Noon Planned by Kenneth Jones

Deirdre O'Connor's latest play, Assisted Living, about a pushing-40 woman who is stuck, will get its world premiere in the 2011-12 season of Profiles Theatre in Chicago.

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Broadway at the Boathouse Will Honor Cady Huffman; LaChanze, Ann Hampton Callaway to Perform by Andrew Gans

Creative Alternatives of New York (CANY), which uses theatre to help New York's most vulnerable children and adults, will present its annual gala, Broadway at the Boathouse…Ovatio…

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Tovah Feldshuh Will Direct Reading of Women's Minyan by Andrew Gans

Four-time Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh will direct a staged reading of Naomi Ragen’s Women’s Minyan May 9 at 3 PM and 7 PM at Off-Broadway's Westside Theatre.

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Track Listing Announced for New Linda Lavin CD, "Possibilities" by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Linda Lavin, recently seen Off-Broadway in Other Desert Cities, will release her new solo recording, "Possibilities," later this year on the Ghostlight Records label.

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New Solo Album From Kelli O'Hara, "Always," Will Be Released by Ghostlight Records by Andrew Gans

Three-time Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara will celebrate the release of her upcoming solo recording, "Always," at her June 3 concert at Manhattan's Town Hall.

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Dates and Venues Announced for Screening of Roundabout's Importance of Being Earnest by Andrew Gans

Dates and venues for the upcoming screening of Roundabout Theatre Company's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Oscar Wilde’s The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by a…

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PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Catch Me If You Can — A Case of Taken Identity by Harry Haun

Meet the first-nighters at the Broadway opening of the new musical Catch Me If You Can.

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Three Plays Named to Yale's Carlotta Festival

 "Blacktop Sky" by Christina Anderson, "Passing" by Dipika Guha, and "The Tall Girls" by Meg Miroshnik are the three plays selected for Yale School of Drama's sixth annual Carlotta Fest…

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Funds Sought for Free Yo-Yo Ma Concert on New Haven Green

The folks at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas are taking a leap of faith in hoping they will find the finds of make the free concert by The Silk Road Ensemble with Yo-Yo Ma -- …

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Betty Blue Eyes: can Cameron Mackintosh make this pig musical fly? by Stuart Jeffries

The West End impresario's first new show in a decade features an animatronic sow, voiced by Kylie. Can he make a silk purse from a sow's ear? Stuart Jeffries meets him to find outCameron Mac…

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London's Cock Tavern may be no more – but you can't kill the fringe by Adam Spreadbury-Maher

Owing to the council, it seems to be curtains for our Olivier-award-winning venue. But that's the beauty of fringe theatre – survivalAnyone who thinks size doesn't matter should think agai…

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George Bukhari, James Clay, Sam Clemmett, et al. Set for Open Air Theatre's Lord of the Flies by Andy Propst

Casting has been announced for the Nigel Williams' stage adaptation of William Golding's novel Lord of the Flies, to run May 19 - June 18 at the Open Air Theatre, Regent's Par…

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Barbara Bain, D.B. Sweeney et al. Set for Thicker Than Water at Promenade Playhouse by Dan Bacalzo

Stage and screen stars Barbara Bain and D.B. Sweeney head the cast of Dale Griffiths Stamos' Thicker Than Water, a world premiere presented by Three Roses Players and Venice Sky Product…

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Eve Best, Charles Edwards, Paul Hunter, et al. to Star in Shakespeare's Globe's Much Ado About Nothing by Brian Scott Lipton

Full casting has been announced for Jeremy Herrin's production of Much Ado About Nothing, to run May 21-October 1 at Shakespeare's Globe. Joining the previously announced Eve Best…

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Pavel Cerny to Premiere Three Sisters or Perestroika at Whitefire Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

Orpheum Theater Corporation will present Three Sisters or Perestroika, a world premiere adaptation by Pavel Cerny of the classic play by Anton Chekhov. Cerny will direct the production at th…

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Kelli O'Hara to Celebrate New CD Always with June 3 Town Hall Concert by Andy Propst

Kelli O'Hara will celebrate her forthcoming CD Always with An Evening with Kelli O'Hara, a concert to be offered at Town Hall on June 3 at 8pm. Her new album will be released by …

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Freud's Last Session to Hold April 14 Book Launch Party at Drama Book Shop by Dan Bacalzo

Playwright Mark St. Germain and cast members Mark H. Dold and Martin Rayner will celebrate the publication of Freud's Last Session at an official book launch party at The Drama Book Sho…

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Feature: Opening Night: The MotherFu**er With the Hat by Tristan Fuge and Brian Scott Lipton

Josh Charles, Tate Donovan, Sutton Foster, Ricky Gervais, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Lucy Liu, Jerry Seinfeld, Isabella Rosellini, Paul Rudd, and more stars join Bobby Cannavale, Chris Rock and…

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Hottest Articles on BWW 4/5/2011 - 4/12/2011

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Town Hall Hosts 'An Evening With Kelli O'Hara', 6/3

On June 3, 2011, for one night only, The Town Hall 123 West 43rd Street will present Broadway star and Tony Award nominee, Kelli O'Hara in An Evening with Kelli O'Hara. With this concert, Ms…

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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of THE SHAGGS

Playwrights Horizons Artistic Director, Tim Sanford Managing Director, Leslie Marcus and New York Theatre Workshop Artistic Director, James C. Nicola Managing Director, William Russo present…

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STAGE TUBE: PEOPLE IN THE PICTURE Launches Website by Roundabout Theatre Company

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 family album on…

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STAGE TUBE: Tammy Blanchard in RABBIT HOLE Deleted Scene

David Lindsay-Abaire's RABBIT HOLE, which was rleased in theatres on December 17 will be released on Blu-ray and DVD on April 19. Check out a deleted scene from the movie below, featuring HO…

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Blooming in “Cactus Flower” by Lauren Kay

Jenni Barber puts her stamp on the fizzy sixties comedy — Like an episode of Mad Men or a rerun of Laugh-In, Abe Burrows’ fizzy comedy Cactus Flower is rooted in the sixties. The…

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2011 United Solo Nominees Unveiled

2011 United Solo Nominees Have Been Unveiled   United Solo, the world's largest solo theatre festival, is proud to announce the nominees for the annual special uAwar…

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Prospect Theatre Company Announces Musical Theater Summer Intensive for Teens

Prospect Theater Company announces Musical Theater Summer Intensive Program for Young Performers Ages 12-17 from July 11 – 30, 2011 Program Includes Workshops, Coaching …

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Broadway's EARNEST announces dates & 70+ U.S. Venues for June Screening

Roundabout Theatre Company, L.A. Theatre Works and BY Experience Announce dates & venues for international high-definition screenings of Roundabout Theatre Company’s acclaimed Broadwa…

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Watch SISTER ACT on the View

Get Sister Act Tickets Read the entire article at TheAndyGram.com by clicking on the headline above.

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CANY To Honor Tony Award -Winner Cady Huffman at Annual Fundraiser "Broadway At The Boathouse" May 16

CREATIVE ALTERNATIVES OF NEW YORK (CANY) BRINGS OUT THE STARS FOR THEIR 2011 ANNUAL GALA: “BROADWAY AT THE BOATHOUSE…OVATION” 2011 HONOREES: TONY AWARD-WINNER CADY HUFFMAN AND CLINICA…

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'Importance of Being Earnest' Coming to Movie Screens

'The Importance of Being Earnest' © Roundabout Theatre Company If you're looking for a wonderful, ol' fashioned comedy of errors but don't live in New York City, then you are in for a treat…

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Catch Me If You Can: So Boring I Can’t Even Think of a Witty Title by The Mick

Intermission at the Neil Simon Theater Lucky turns to me and reading the dry, dead-behind the eyes look on my face says, “I feel like you’re not enjoying this.” Ding ding ding, we have…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Meet The Calendar Girls by Mirvishproductions

Meet The Calendar Girls The stars of Calendar Girls sat down with us for a brief chat about the show. Meet Miss January, Miss February, Miss March, Miss April, Miss May and the seven other …

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Victoria Arrives by Mirvishproductions

Victoria Arrives Victoria, the star of The Railway Children has finally arrived! After an epic 5000 kilometre journey across the Atlantic from the National Railway Collection in York, Engla…

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2011 Curtain Call – the Helen Hayes Award nominated creative collaborators by Lorraine Treanor

Beginning today, DC Theatre Scene will roll out our annual Curtain Call feature to tell you about some of last year’s most exceptional theatre from the best source possible: the artist…

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Eric Schaeffer’s Signature Story released by Lorraine Treanor

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Sarah Valente will be signing copies of their new book “My Signature Story” Thursday, April 14th, from 7 – 9pm  in the Signature’…

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Daniel Beaty, John Lithgow, Patti LuPone, Robin Williams Receive United Solo uAward Nominations by Andy Propst

The nominees for United Solo's uAwards have been announced. The prizes will be presented at the closing of the United Solo Theatre Festival, running October 20 - November 20. Nomine…

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MTI Now Licensing BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON

Music Theatre International MTI, the leading theatrical licensor, has obtained the rights to license the award-winning, cutting-edge musical celebrating America's populist roots, BLOODY BLOO…

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Photo Coverage: THE MOTHERF**KER WITH THE HAT Opening Night Curtain Call by Walter McBride

THE MOTHERFKER WITH THE HAT, by Stephen Adly Guirgis and starring Bobby Cannavale, Chris Rock, Elizabeth Rodriguez,Annabella Sciorra and Yul Vzquez, opened last night at the Gerald Schoenfel…

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Chris Rock Debuts on Broadway in Motherf**ker with the Hat by Theater Advisor

Chris Rock, the super-star stand up comedian, made his Broadway debut on April 11, 2011 in the aptly titled comedy MotherF**ker With the Hat. The play, by Stephen Adly Gurguis, has the unpro…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Flux Sunday, April 10th by Simpsons

(What is Flux Sunday?)Playwrights: David Ian Lee (The Curing Room)Actors: Ken Glickfeld, Jane Taylor, Matthew Archambault, Isaiah Tanenbaum, Kari Riely, Brian Pracht.This was a very differe…

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Still Tapping Into the Teenage Soul by Stephen Holden

Little Anthony and the Imperials, from the golden age of doo-wop, still exude showmanship and solid harmonization in their show at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency.

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Broadway likes New York in spring

Legit News: Box office, attendance robust last week -- Broadway maintained a seasonal spring in its step last week, with the healthy sales of a trio of newly opened productions helping to ke…

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Feldshuh to helm industry reading

Legit News: 'Women's Minyan' makes New York bow -- Thesp Tovah Feldshuh tries her hand at directing with an upcoming industry reading of "Women's Minyan," a play by American-born, Jerusalem-…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Chris Rock Debuts on Broadway in Motherf**ker with the Hat

Chris Rock, the super-star stand up comedian, made his Broadway debut on April 11, 2011 in the aptly titled comedy MotherF**ker With the Hat. The play, by Stephen Adly Gurguis, has the unpro…

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BWW's On This Day - April 12, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 12 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Andrew discusses the Pre-Raphaelites - clip 2, HD by The Really Useful Group

Andrew discusses the Pre-Raphaelites - clip 2, HD http://www.andrewlloydwebber.com http://www.facebook.com/andrewlloydwebber On Sunday 1 May, "Andrew Lloyd Webber: A Passion for the …

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Andrew discusses the Pre-Raphaelites - clip 1, HD by The Really Useful Group

Andrew discusses the Pre-Raphaelites - clip 1, HD http://www.andrewlloydwebber.com http://www.facebook.com/andrewlloydwebber On Sunday 1 May, "Andrew Lloyd Webber: A Passion for the …

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The Motherf**ker With the Hat -- Theater Review by David Rooney

Chris Rock's Broadway debut notwithstanding, the main event here is a terrific performance from Bobby Cannavale.

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Flight Attendants Kick Off Musical

There were several JetBlue flight attendants welcoming black-tie clad guests and cast members into the opening-night party for the Broadway's 'Catch Me If You Can' at Cipriani 42nd Street.

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L.A. Theatre Works lends an unlikely hand to 'The Importance of Being Earnest'

The company is used to transmitting plays for radio and online audio streaming. With 'Earnest,' it has to focus on the visual as well. The play is being beamed to 13 countries.In June, thank…

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A waitress, a bumbler, a connection

Bernice/Butterfly is an evening of two one-act plays tied together by a single thread in their story lines, but what really binds them tightly at Hedgerow Theatre is performances by two vete…

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Theater review: 'The Cripple of Inishmaan' at the Kirk Douglas Theatre

Martin McDonagh's play at Kirk Douglas Theatre is funny and sentimental.Martin McDonagh's play at Kirk Douglas Theatre is funny and sentimental.

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Melissa Hines remembered for laboring offstage in the Seattle arts scene

Seattle arts-community fixture Melissa Hines died April 8 of cancer.

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Broadway Review: Love, fidelity and a hat

Raw, intense and caustically funny, the new play called The Motherf**ker With the Hat is as in-your-face as its unlikely name. And if that name - spelled officially with the asterisks, as ab…

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Review: Motherf**Ker With The Hat at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

The conversations between Stephen Adly Guirgis's drug and alcohol addicted Romeo and Juliet drop enough F-bombs to make David Mamet's dialogue seem the work of a choir boy

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0233: "Bardy" Blue Eyes by MusicalTalk

Catherine and Nick share their thoughts on a preview of Betty Blue Eyes, and Andrew meets the cast of Funk it up About nothin' - a new hip hop Shakespeare musical version of Much Ado About N…

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Neighbors lose suit to halt shift of art institute by Brock Parker, Globe Correspondent

A state Land Court judge has ruled against residents suing the city of Cambridge and Lesley University over plans to relocate the Art Institute of Boston to the site of a historic church in …

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Harold Rotenberg, 105; artist traveled the world for inspiration by Bryan Marquard, Globe Staff

With a hand he believed was guided by God, Harold Rotenberg painted canvases that gave new life to the spectrum of colors he admired in landscapes around the world.

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A play’s painful reality by Joanna Weiss, Globe Columnist

At a time when family-values groups howl over snatches of drug use on MTV — and when Disney’s “High School Musical’’ is one of the most popular plays for school…

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Exploration as inspiration by Cate McQuaid, Globe Correspondent

The Traveling Scholars are back, with tales to tell. Each year, the School of the Museum of Fine Arts sends off a select few alumni and seasoned students in the Fifth-Year Certificate progra…

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Strong ‘Forces’ in Mateo repertoire by Karen Campbell, Globe Correspondent

CAMBRIDGE — At heart, choreographer José Mateo is a storyteller. His most memorable ballets course with a narrative undercurrent that provides context and distinction. Two of the …

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Precise geometry, diffuse emotion by Sebastian Smee, Globe Staff

Twenty years before he painted this electrifying family portrait, which the Museum of Fine Arts bought for $20 million in 2003, Edgar Degas jotted a little note in his diary. “The peop…

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Andy Parsons – review by Brian Logan

IndigO2, LondonSomebody once told Andy Parsons that it was his rhythm that makes him funny; that what he's actually saying is neither here nor there. It ain't so – as he demonstrates tonig…

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'The Mother f-- with the Hat' includes fast-talking Chris Rock by Joe Dziemianowicz

Wanna spend the evening with some intensely troubled but deeply funny substance abusers? Have I got a play for you "The Motherf- with the Hat," starring Chris Rock and Bobby Cannavale as Ne…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Review: The Motherf**ker With the Hat by Frank Scheck

The Motherf**ker With the Hat has at least two things going for it right off the bat. The first is that marvelously profane--albeit generally unprintable--title. The second is the coup of ha…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Short-a-Day: David Foster Wallace's "Tri-Stan: I Sold Sissee Nar to Ecko" by Aaron Riccio

Originally published in Brief Interviews with Hideous Men. Personal enjoyment rating (out of 100): 86.Creativity now lay in the manipulation of received themes. & soon, the C-sharp siren…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Making Musical Theatre Out Of Serial Murder

"During the winter of 2006, Alecky Blythe was in a brothel in Bournemouth, interviewing prostitutes for a new play she was creating called The Girlfriend Experience, when a horrifying story …

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Musical Theater's M.V.C. by Peter Filichia

By Peter Filichia -- All right, it may not be the most significant anniversary in theatrical history. But for the record, 14 years ago this week – on April 16, 1997 -- David Ives’s new…

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Chris Doesn’t Exactly Rock in “The Motherf—er with the Hat” by Roger Friedman

So the f word, which already makes dozens of appearances in “The Book of Mormon,” is literally all over Stephen Adly Guirgis’s uneven new play, “The Motherf**cker wit…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Barbara Cook, Bette Midler, James Taylor Celebrate Carnegie Hall's 120th Anniversary April 12 by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-winning soprano Barbara Cook, Academy Award nominee Bette Midler and acclaimed musician James Taylor celebrate Carnegie Hall's 120th anniversary in a special April 12 gala per…

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Today In Theatre History: APRIL 12 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley and Robert Viagas

1905 The colossal Hippodrome Theatre opens on Broadway today. The inaugural production is the colorful extravaganza A Yankee Circus on Mars. It will run 176 performances.

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PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Arcadia's Noah Robbins by Matthew Blank

Noah Robbins, currently playing the joint roles of Gus and Augustus Coverley in the Broadway revival of Arcadia, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage trivi…

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Willkommen! "Joel Grey/A New York Life" Opens at Museum of the City of New York April 12 by Kenneth Jones

"Joel Grey/A New York Life," a new exhibit that examines the relationship between Broadway actor Joel Grey and New York City, opens April 12 at Museum of the City of New York (MCNY…

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Ben Stiller Enters The House of Blue Leaves Through a New Door by Harry Haun

Here's one for Mr. Ripley: A quarter of a century separates the two Broadway credits of Ben Stiller, and he still hasn't left The House of Blue Leaves.

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Greek to Him: David Greenspan's Go Back to Where You Are Opens in NYC by Kenneth Jones

Actor-writer David Greenspan's Go Back to Where You Are, the tale of a chorus boy from the theatre of ancient Greece who travels to modern-day Long Island, opens April 12 at Off-Broadway…

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Hopefuls have hip-hop in their corner by Leigh Witchel

The best thing about Kyle Abra ham's "The Corner" is that it lets the up-and-coming dancers at Ailey II be themselves -- and a little bit more. These dancers are vying to join the main Ai…

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B'way bow: Rock's off by Elisabeth Vincentelli

In his Broadway debut, Chris Rock plays Ralph D., the AA sponsor of Bobby Cannavale's Jackie. They share some heavy scenes -- red-blooded, profanity-laden bouts -- but Rock is a lightweight:…

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New York City Ballet brings Balanchine to Kennedy Center

WASHINGTON D.C. -- George Balanchine's preferred programming generally consisted of a choreographic appetizer, a more substantial entree and a fun-filled dessert.

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'Amish Project' pulls humanity from horror

"The Amish Project," the one-woman show that opened Friday at City Theatre, deals with one of the most horrifying events in Pennsylvania history: the 2006 shooting of 10 Amish schoolgirls by…

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Short-a-Day: David Foster Wallace's "Forever Overhead" by Aaron Riccio

Originally published in Brief Interviews with Hideous Men. Personal enjoyment rating (out of 100): 95.And so but here's the story that's almost the total opposite of "Church Not Made with Ha…

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Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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How to Succeed’s Tammy Blanchard in Deleted Scene from "Rabbit Hole" (Video) by Mgioia

“Rabbit Hole,” the Academy Award-nominated film starring Nicole Kidman, Aaron Eckhart and Dianne Wiest, is coming to DVD and Blu-ray April 19. How to Succeed in Business Without …

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Dates Announced for THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST in Theaters

Roundabout Theatre Company, L.A. Theatre Works and BY Experience are thrilled to announce dates and venues for the upcoming screening of Roundabout's critically acclaimed Broadway production…

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DANCING WITH THE STARS Showdown: A Classical Confrontation by Kelsey Denette

This week's episode of DANCING WITH THE STARS promised to raise things up a notch with the world's fastest violinist, a full orchestra sound, and mezzo soprano Katherine Jenkins providing vo…

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