Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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London hit "War Horse" makes thrilling Broadway bow

NEW YORK (Hollywood Reporter) - It's easy to see what attracted Steven Spielberg to British children's author Michael Morpugo's novel "War Horse."

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“Wonderland” at The Marquis Theatre

“Wonderland” at The Marquis Theatre: Equipped with only an iPhone 4, AndrewAndrew shoots, edits and posts their “Insta-Review” of Wonderland at The Marquis Theatre. From their pre-sh…

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Opera is looking toward a gory-ous future by James Jorden

When "Die Walkure" opens at the Met Fri day, expect standing ovations for conductor James Levine and singers Deborah Voigt and Bryn Terfel -- and mild applause or a boo or two for director R…

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Alice is lost in Blunderland by Elisabeth Vincentelli

There's a lot of talk about time in "Wonderland." There's also so much laborious exposition and overexplaining, you'd think this flat new Broadway musical was inspired not by Lewis Carroll, …

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NY opera awards show features Broadway stars

NEW YORK (AP) -- Broadway stars Patti LuPone and Barbara Cook joined director Francis Ford Coppola and playwright John Guare to present this year's Opera News Awards....

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Wonderland at curtainup.com by Simon Saltzman

this modern twist on Alice's familiar journey is only fitfully amusing and certainly never whimsical.. . .

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News: Opening: Bette & Joan, Wind, Balance & Fings

Amongst the major London openings, in the West End and further afield, this week are: OPENING TUESDAY, 10 May 2011 (previews from 5 May), Anita Dobson and Greta Scacchi bring to life the l…

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His Way by Jesse Green

Joel Grey has learned to be more positive about life. which is a good thing, because he’s so damn busy.

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News: Opening: Chekhov in Hell, Horse You Rode, Vanya

Amongst the major London openings, in the West End and further afield, over this shortened bank holiday week are: OPENING TONIGHT, Tuesday 26 April 2011 (previews from 20 April), Dan Rebel…

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News: Opening: Kingdom, Irish Blood, Eyolf, Globe Well

Amongst the major London openings, in the West End and further afield, this week are: OPENING TONIGHT, Tuesday 3 May 2011, David Auburn's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning play Proof is revi…

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Talkin' Broadway Review: Wonderland by Matthew Murray

Thank goodness for John Tenniel. The drawings of the veteran illustrator, which video and projection designer Sven Ortel has adopted and adapted for Wonderland's house curtain at the Marriot…

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Theater Review | 'Wonderland': There’s No Place Like Queens by Charles Isherwood

“Wonderland,” a peppy new Broadway musical inspired by Lewis Carroll’s books, is a contemporary parable about reconnecting with your inner child.

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Review: Wonderland by Andy Propst

There's little rhyme or reason to this splashy, high-tech musical adaptation of Alice in Wonderland, now on Broadway.

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Wonderland: Theater Review by David Rooney

David Rooney The classic fairy tale receives a grown-up retelling in Frank Wildhorn's production, which shuffles bland '80s pop imitations and third-rate show tunes to minimal effect.read mo…

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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London Road

Legit Reviews: Controversial "London Road" takes accounts of local reactions to the real-life serial killing of five prostitutes in 2006 and painstakingly turns their precise words and speec…

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Wonderland

Legit Reviews: There is a distinct lack of wonder in "Wonderland," the new Frank Wildhorn musical at the Marquis.

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Wonderland: Go Through The Looking Glass by Adaumbelle

Not since "Wicked" has there been a show that captures the magic, fun, and excitement of Broadway! That is exactly how I felt after seeing the new Broadway musical "Wonderland" at the Marqui…

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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An irritating spin on a classic fairy tale

Broadway's scramble to find another "Wicked" for moms and tween daughters has led, perhaps inevitably, down the rabbit hole.

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Introducing the Lost 'Million Dollar' Member

The famous Million Dollar Quartet, which started as a photograph in 1956 and inspired the current Broadway musical, was actually a quintet. Here's the other member.

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Mary Gordon Murray, Perry Ojeda, et al. Set for CLOSBC's Light in the Piazza by Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award nominee Mary Gordon Murray will star in Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities' production of Adam Guettel and Craig Lucas' Tony Award-winning musical, The Light in the P…

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At Work in the City of Heavenly Song

The creators of the new musical "Sister Act" turned to a very specific sound—Philadelphia soul of the 1970s—to put a fresh sonic spin on the familiar story.

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Broadway Review Roundup: WONDERLAND - Updating Live!

A new spin on the classic story of Alice and her Looking-Glass world, WONDERLAND is about a modern-day woman who goes on a life-changing adventure far below the streets of New York City, whe…

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Photo Coverage: WONDERLAND on Broadway Red Carpet! by Peter James Zielinski

WONDERLAND. A New Alice. A New Musical opened on Broadway on April 17. WONDERLAND stars Janet Dacal as Alice, Darren Ritchie as Jack the White Knight, E. Clayton Cornelious as Caterpillar, J…

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'Wonderland' never finds its way on Broadway by Joe Dziemianowicz

"Wonderland," which opened Sunday night at the Marquis Theatre, takes a cue from the film version of "The Wiz" and makes Alice (Janet Dacal) an unhappy grownup. There's potential to make the…

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Musicals Tonight Announces 2011-2012 Season by Brian Scott Lipton

Musicals Tonight has announced the selections for its 2011-2012 season. which will be performed at the Lion Theatre. The selections are Milk and Honey (October 11-23); All-American (Octobe…

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Miche Braden, Beth Fowler, Richard Kline, Robert Wuhl Set for Penguin Rep's 2011 Season by Andy Propst

Penguin Rep Theatre has announced that Richad Kline, Beth Fowler, Jonathan Fielding, Rusty Ross, and Rachel Stern will star in Tom Dudzick's comedy Greetings!, to run May 20-June 12. Th…

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Was Our Word of Mouth Panel Wowed by Wonderland? by Broadway.com Staff

Broadway is opening a new storybook as the whimsical Wonderland makes its bow at the Marquis Theatre. The Frank Wildhorn tuner tells the story of a modern-day Alice (played by Janet Dacal) w…

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In praise of... Mike Leigh | Editorial

The big mistake people make with Mike Leigh is to simplify him into caricature; he is much too various for thatThe big mistake people make with Mike Leigh is to simplify him into caricature;…

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“Spider Man” Pauses Broadway Run, Only One Tech Glitch At Final Show by Roger Friedman

“Spider Man: Turn off the Dark” played its last preview Sunday afternoon after more than a 100. Without ever officially opening, it closed for three weeks to retool ostensibly wi…

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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The “Red Thread” story is not subtle but the production is magical at PlayGround Theatre by Bill Hirschman

A huge horse grown from a tiny jade statue carries the heroine aloft over the vast plains of western China. We have already seen her gingerly traverse a rope bridge and clamber up the side o…

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A Cover Story: High by Matt Blank

Matthew Lombardo’s High plays the Booth Theatre. Here’s how the show is characterized: “High explores the universal themes of truth, forgiveness, redemption and human falli…

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Theater Review | 'Love Song': Not Much to Steal but a Heart by Rachel Saltz

In “Love Song” by John Kolvenbach, Andrew Pastides plays an oddball center of an oddball world.

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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News: Opening: Matrimonial, RSC Eagles, Ridley's Napalm

Amongst the major London openings, in the West End and further afield, this week are: OPENING TONIGHT, Monday 18 April 2011, Corrie!, Jonathan Harvey’s play celebrating 50 years of C…

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News: Cavalier Moves from Closed Cock to Jermyn St

The Cock Tavern's production of Cavalier for Milady::E8831301890923, which had its run interrupted by the Cock Tavern's closure last week, will transfer for three-weeks at the Jermyn Street …

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Judith Mackrell on story ballet by Judith Mackrell

Last week, Scottish Ballet opened its brand-new adaptation of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, choreographed by Ashley Page: a surreal, psychedelic journey into the book, which explores its…

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Another view on Rocket to the Moon by Laura Barnett

From the stocking guidelines to the sex, dentist Martin Fallowfield approves the new production of this 1938 play – but where are all the patients?This play is set in a dentist's waiting r…

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And the Horse You Rode In On and other improvised explosive devices by Brian Logan

Can experimental theatre tackle the big issues? Brian Logan meets the companies breeding a new strain of political dramaIn a rehearsal room in east London, five actors are impersonating the …

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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The King’s Screenwriter, Giving Back by Patrick Healy

David Seidler won an Oscar for his script for “The King’s Speech,” but the visibility the film has brought has also benefited Our Time, a program for children who stutter.

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New seasons announced for Rollins theaters by Elizabeth Maupin

Rollins College’s Annie Russell and Fred Stone theaters have announced their 2011-2012 seasons — the main-stage season at Annie Russell and student-directed and -produced shows a…

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CHART TOPPERS: Most-Read Playbill.com Stories, Week of April 3-9 by Michael C. Gioia

Here are the most-read Playbill.com stories for the week of April 3-9, 2011, from information compiled by Playbill.com. Broadway Rush, Lottery and Standing Room Only Policies. ON THE RECORD:…

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Broadway Review: WONDERLAND by Tim

You’ll Wonder Where The Story Went…. April 17, 2011 “Really, now you ask me,” said Alice, very much confused.  “I don’t think–“….“Then you shouldn’t talk,…

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InDepth InterView: Frank Vincent on CHICAGO OVERCOAT & More by Pat Cerasaro

Appearing in all three of Martin Scorsese's masterpieces - RAGING BULL, GOODFELLAS and CASINO - would surely suffice, at least for the artistic quotient of any resume, yet the suave and comm…

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KING O' THE MOON at North Coast Repertory Theatre by Welton Jones

Nothing like ethnic for that warm family feeling, where the generations squabble and the changes wrench, right up to the group hug of togetherness at the finale. The Jews, the Irish, he Ital…

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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THE NORMAL HEART on Broadway: Meet the Cast! by Thenormalheartbway

THE NORMAL HEART on Broadway: Meet the Cast! http://bit.ly/TNHYouTube Ellen Barkin (Emmy® Winner, Before Women Had Wings), Patrick Breen (Next Fall), Mark Harelik (Mrs. Warren's Pr…

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PHOTO CALL: Andréa Burns and Jessica Grové Star in Guys and Dolls at the Engeman by Irina Khodorkovsky

Andréa Burns, Jessica Grové, Thomas M. Hammond and Josh Davis are the leading foursome of the classic musical Guys and Dolls at the Engeman Theater, which opened April 14.

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£10 tickets for Funk It Up About Nothin’ at Stratford East by Jake Orr

Our friends at Theatre Royal Stratford East are kindly offering AYT readers £10 tickets for their latest production Funk It Up About Nothin’ until 7th May. You can book for any perfor…

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Catch Me If You Can by Lesley Alexander

The film, “Catch Me If You Can,” about the world’s greatest scam artist, seems tailor-made for a splashy Broadway musical adaptation and the creative team of Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittma…

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Youtube Weekend Fave: "My One and Only" with Tommy Tune and Twiggy

Every weekend I'm going to post some of the youtube clips that I come across that I especially love -- those that give me goosebumps, touch my heart or make me laugh.Previews began last Fr…

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Shakespeare Subpoenaed by Garry Wills

The findings of a law professor who teaches a course on Shakespeare’s relevance.

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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The Quiet Volume – review by Lyn Gardner

Bishopsgate Institute Library, LondonWith UK libraries fast becoming an endangered species, Ant Hampton and Tim Etchells's piece – designed to be played out in the hushed surroundings of r…

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Broadway Recycled by Adaumbelle

On April 25, 2011, At Hand Theatre Company will be presenting their annual Earth Day concert entitled "Broadway Recycled" at Joe's Pub at 7pm and 9:30pm. Directed by Jennifer Ashley Tepper,&…

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Three stars for 'The Front Page' at TimeLine Theatre: Hot type, easy laughs in 1920s Chicago by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW 'The Front Page' ««« Through June 12 at TimeLine Theatre, 615 W. Wellington Ave.; running time: 2 hours, 20 minutes; tickets: $28-$38 at 773-281-8463 or timelinetheatre.com…

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London Road: Theater Review by Ray Bennett

Ray Bennett An insightful documentary-musical based on the true story of how the presence of a serial killer impacted one community.read more

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PHOTO CALL: Melissa Errico, Morgan James, Zachary Booth and More Perform at The Bridge Benefit Concert by Krissie Fullerton

Tony Award nominee Melissa Errico, Morgan James, Zachary Booth and more participated in the April 11 benefit concert The Bridge: Where Hope and Respect Come Together for St. Luke’s-Ro…

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)
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London Road, National Theatre, London

This is an astonishingly daring and original piece of theatre that explores what it is like to be caught up in the slipstream of a serial killer, writes Sarah Hemming

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Trevor Bannister obituary by Anthony Hayward

Actor known for his role as Mr Lucas in Are You Being Served?The actor Trevor Bannister, who has died of a heart attack aged 76, was best known to television viewers from his role in Are Yo…

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Will Anyone Care When "Spider-Man" Returns To Broadway?

"Spider-Man" had going for it was its bad reputation, and like a reformed bad boy in high school, audiences might not find the story of Peter Parker that compelling once it has stopped being…

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Will anyone care about the revamped "Spider-Man" musical? - Spider-Man - Salon.com by Drew Grant

With Julie Taymor no longer at the helm, the new director promises to strip the bloated production. So why see it?

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Theater Review | Connecticut: A Spy Comedy, Complete With an Airplane Chase by Sylviane Gold

“Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps,” adapted by Patrick Barlow from the novel by John Buchan and the movie by Alfred Hitchcock, is at Hartford Stage.

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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This Week on Broadway for April 17, 2011: Catch Anything with the Hat by James Marino

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

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Broadway Review: ANYTHING GOES

If you had the opportunity to do something that would make you smile for 2 hours and forty-five minutes, you’d do it wouldn’t you? Then get to the Stephen Sondheim Theatre…

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Arthur Marx obituary by Michael Carlson

Novelist, screenwriter and biographer whose subjects included his father, GrouchoArthur Marx, who has died aged 89, grew up in the shadow of his father, Groucho, and was steeped in the contr…

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Nick Adams Talks About His Priscilla Experience (Video) by Michael C. Gioia

Nick Adams, one of the leading men of the new Broadway musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert, sat down with ProgressivePulse.com to talk about his experience thus far with the musical that o…

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Intiman Theatre Cancels Remainder of 2011 Season Due to Financial Struggles

Financial woes have taken their toll on the Tony-winning Intiman Theatre, which will cancel the rest of its season and lay off all of its employees, according to the Seattle Times. Intiman's…

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YouTube Casting Call for the Broadway Tour of 'Cathy Rigby is Peter Pan'

Broadway producer Tom McCoy has announced a YouTube casting for the national tour of the Broadway musical "Peter Pan" starring Cathy Rigby.

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Broadway Stars Jim Belushi, John Leguizamo and More Head the Drama Desk Panel by Suzanna Bowling

"Movie and TV Stars on Broadway," was the title of The Drama Desk’s Luncheon and Panel Discussion held at Sardi's on Friday, April 15th. Jim Belushi (Born Yesterday), Maxwell Caulfield (Ca…

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God of Carnage a deliciously funny tale - Performing Arts - MiamiHerald.com by Christine Dolen

Audiences love listening to the smart, cutthroat debates that are playwright Yasmina Rezas dramatic and comedic fuel.

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Peoria's world gets 'Wicked' by Danielle Hatch

The witches of "Wicked" will dig their heels in at the Peoria Civic Center this fall.

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Guirgis’ Broadway debut profane and profound | The Columbia Daily Tribune - Columbia, Missouri by Mark Kennedy

A fedora has never looked quite so menacing as it does resting on a side table when Stephen Adly Guirgis’ gritty new play, “The Motherf----- with the Hat,” opens.

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Daniel Radcliffe Talks Transition From Screen To Stage - MTV Movie News| MTV by Terri Schwartz

The 'Harry Potter' star faced 'a lot of challenges' preparing for the Broadway musical 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.'

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War Horse Opens On Broadway Before Steven Spielberg’s Adaption - The Daily Beast by Lawrence Osborne

Following an award-winning run in London, War Horse arrives stateside this week. Lawrence Osborne talks to the co-director about bringing the soon-to-be Steven Spielberg movie to life.

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Seattle's Intiman Theatre Suspends Operations, Cancels Season

"Intiman, founded in 1972 and winner of a 2006 Tony Award for outstanding American regional theater, has debuted important stage works that went on to national acclaim, been a showcase for m…

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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This Week on Broadway for April 17, 2011: Catch Anything with the Hat by James Marino

Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere, Jan Simpson and James Marino discuss Catch Me If You Can, Anything Goes and The Motherfucker with the Hat.

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WONDERLAND Opens Today

WONDERLAND. A New Alice. A New Musical will open on Broadway today, April 17.

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Rahm, Zod take in 'Carnage' by Chris Jones

Chicago's Mayor Elect Rahm Emanuel took in the Goodman Theatre's production of "God of Carnage" Saturday night. And so did Michael Shannon, the A Red Orchid Theatre ensemble member who was r…

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Broadway's "Spider-Man" To Undergo Major Revisions

Broadway's troubled "Spider-Man" musical takes a temporary final bow tonight before going on a brief hiatus to allow a new creative team to make changes to the book and choreograph…

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Reading Under the Influence opens Off B’way – being inebriated might help by Oscar E. Moore

This unfunny production comes across as second rate Community Theatre for a group of lonely women looking for something to do.

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BWW's On This Day - April 17, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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In the family business: father and son, Paul and Alexander Gemignani, find themselves working on the same Broadway show by Ronni Reich/the Star-Ledger

Claudio Papapietro/For The Star-Ledger When Alexander Gemignani was growing up, his father had no preference as to whether or not he would go into the family business. "He could’ve be…

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Diaghilev Festival Coliseum, London by Jenny Gilbert

Some ballets are dead, but they won't lie down

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NY Review: 'Wonderland' by David Sheward

This update of Lewis Carroll's classic children's books fuses "The Wiz" with self-help psychobabble for a gloppy mess of a musical.

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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This Week on Broadway for April 17, 2011: Catch Anything with the Hat by James Marino

Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere, Jan Simpson and James Marino discuss Catch Me If You Can, Anything Goes and The Motherfucker with the Hat. Continue reading →

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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“Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen” by Kevin Daly

The other night I settled in to watch the film adaptation of The Teahouse of the August Moon, an East meets West comedy about the 1946 occupation of Okinawa by the American military. I’…

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Kathleen Turner Gets 'High' as a Nun on Broadway by Mark Kennedy

Kathleen Turner is as confused as anyone about this heavenly detour when she makes her first appearance as a Roman Catholic nun in the play "High," opening this month on Broadway.

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Small House of Uncle Thomas by Jonathan Jones

Small House of Uncle Thomas From: BroadwayJLM Views: 4953 19 ratings Time: 13:26 More in Entertainment

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Sunday, April 17, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Theater Review: THE ALL NIGHT STRUT (L.A.: North Hollywood) by Tony Frankel

SHOO SHOO BABY “How do you review The All Night Strut?” my theatre companion asked as we left The Colony Theatre. Well, you don’t. This short Cabaret-style evening of songs (culled fro…

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The Journey Of 'High' From Hartford To Broadway

One year ago, playwright Matthew Lombardo and director Rob Ruggiero huddled at the trendy restaurant 44X to talk about their Broadway debut "Looped," starring Valerie Harper as Tallulah Bank…

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Robin Williams, Juilliard-trained tiger

On Broadway in 'Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo,' the comic actor isn't funny in the ways that audiences might expect. He's a serious guy, don't forget, and he's wrestling with a topic that …

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Critic's Notebook: Opera plugs in to the high-tech

Visual spectacle gains new ground amid a high-def push onto movie theaters and mavericks like Tod Machover and Trimpin conjuring up bold new visions.When Opera America holds its annual confe…

Linked From Los Angeles Times at 01:00AM
Sunday, April 17, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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ArtsBeat: Intiman Theater Cancels Season by Kate Taylor

The board of the financially embattled theater in Seattle voted to cancel the rest of the 2011 season and lay off the theater's staff.

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Theater Reflections: DADDYO DIES WELL, bonded, THE COMEDY OF ERRORS, THE MERCHANT OF VENICE, GOD OF CARNAGE (all in Los Angeles) by Harvey Perr

A CONVERSATION between A REVIEWER WITH BATTLE FATIGUE and A REVIEWER WHO CONTINUES TO LOVE THE THEATER (A PLAYLET) BATTLE FATIGUE: I sometimes feel that I spend so much time in the theater t…

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30 Plays in 30 Blocks - Theatre in Motion by Byrne.harrison@gmail.com (byrne Harrison)

Join the NY Neo-Futurists for a performance walk up 2nd Avenue on Sunday, April 17th. The Neos have created an audio version of Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind featuring 30 plays, eac…

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A few jewels sparkle at new plays festival

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Oh to see Humana, now that spring is here. That's the Humana Festival of New American Plays, and Actor's Theatre of Louisville is the place, the host for this annual theat…

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Celebration of 'Company' by TV all-stars impressive

NEW YORK -- Steven Colbert has made a living off his arched eyebrow. But as the hapless Harry in last weekend's concert production of "Company" at the New York Philharmonic, Mr. Colbert offe…

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Former City Theatre director Marc Masterson heads to South Coast Repertory

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Mainly, Marc Masterson is asked why he's leaving Actors Theatre of Louisville and its Humana Festival, a $10 million company, for the similarly sized South Coast Repertory…

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ON THE RECORD: Blitzstein and Beyond — Five Anniversary Releases from Masterworks Broadway by Steven Suskin

We listen to five cast album reissues from Masterworks Broadway, including Juno and Oh, Captain!, plus four film soundtracks from Sony's related Classic Film Score series.

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ON THE RECORD: Blitzstein and Beyond — Five Anniversary Releases from Masterworks Broadway by Steven Suskin

We listen to five cast album reissues from Masterworks Broadway, including Juno and Oh, Captain!, plus four film soundtracks from Sony's related Classic Film Score series.

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James Snyder Sings Beatles Songs and More in I Want to Hold Your Hand at La Mirada April 17 by Kenneth Jones

James Snyder of Broadway's Cry-Baby, Tom Lowe of London's Les Miz and Cats and Elizabeth Brackenbury of the pre-New York engagements of Vanities and Rock of Ages appear in the c…

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Mandy Siegfried and Karl Miller Have a Chemical Reaction in Premiere of Completeness April 17 by Kenneth Jones

Itamar Moses' Completeness, a romantic comedy about the budding relationship between a pair of science geeks, gets its world premiere April 17-May 8 at South Coast Rep in Costa Mesa, CA.

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Back to the Web: Spider-Man Plays Final Performance April 17 Prior to Hiatus by Andrew Gans

The 3 PM performance of Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark April 17 at the Foxwoods Theatre marks the final chance for audiences to see director-co-creator's Julie Taymor original vision for t…

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Larry Gatlin, Clint Holmes, Christiane Noll Celebrate Jamie deRoy & Friends' 20th Anniversary April 17 by Andrew Gans

Jamie deRoy celebrates the 20th anniversary season of her MAC Award-winning variety show, Jamie deRoy & friends, April 17 at Feinstein's at Loews Regency.

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Channeling Kevin Spacey Play's Off-Broadway's St. Luke's Theatre Starting April 17 by Andrew Gans

Elan Wolf Farbiarz and Cory Terry's Channeling Kevin Spacey, a three-time Best of Fest winner at the Toronto, Edmonton and Winnipeg Fringe Festivals, begins performances at Off-Broadway&…

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Alice's New Lookingglass: Wonderland Opens on Broadway by Kenneth Jones

Wonderland, the new musical that reinvents "Alice in Wonderland" for the 21st century, opens on Broadway April 17 following previews from March 21 at the Marquis Theatre. Janet Dac…

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Today In Theatre History: APRIL 17 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley and Ernio Hernandez

1917 John Barrymore stars in Gerald DuMaurier's Peter Ibbetson at Broadway's Republic Theatre. Lionel Barrymore, Constance Collier, Madge Evans, and Laura Hope Crews are also in the …

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