Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway in Stoneham by Wendy Killeen

BROADWAY IN STONEHAM: The Stoneham Theatre presents the musical “42nd Street’’ Thursday through May 29.

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Theater Review: HOUSE OF THE RISING SON and THE CHINESE MASSACRE (ANNOTATED) by Tom Jacobson (L.A. – Atwater Village) by Harvey Perr

THE TALENTED MR. JACOBSON Tom Jacobson is nothing if not ambitious. He is not only the most prolific Los Angeles playwright of the moment, but he is the one, given the astonishing record of …

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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/30/2011

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4302011.

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Theater Review: THE CHINESE MASSACRE (ANNOTATED) (L.A. – Atwater Village) by Tony Frankel

THE WILD, WILD BRECHTIAN WEST The Chinese Massacre (Annotated), Tom Jacobson’s rousing new play, is like a fun day at Disneyland. Jacobson chronicles the 1871 lynching of 18 Chinese men by…

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City Spotlight: DC Metro Spotlight: May 2011 by Michael Toscano

Bernadette Peters leads the starry cast of The Kennedy Center's Follies with additional highlights including Side by Side by Sondheim, A Time to Kill, Old Times, The Moscows of Nantucket, Sw…

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City Spotlight: London Spotlight: May 2011 by David Finkle

London's starry May includes Penelope Wilton and Imelda Staunton in A Delicate Balance; Rupert Everett and Diana Rigg in Pygmalion; Kristen Scott Thomas in Betrayal; Zoe Wanamaker and Conlet…

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City Spotlight: San Francisco Spotlight: May 2011 by Robert Sokol

Hugh Jackman in concert, the world premiere musical version of Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City, Anna Deavere Smith's solo Let Me Down Easy, Philip Kan Gotanda's new comedy Love in Ameri…

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City Spotlight: Boston Metro Spotlight: May 2011 by Sandy Macdonald

May highlights include Emerging America Festival, Peter Pansy, To Kill a Mockingbird, The Drowsy Chaperone, Seth Rudetsky's Deconstructing Broadway, Edward Albee's At Home at the Zoo, and dw…

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Kids Spotlight: Peter Pan Syndrome by Brooke Pierce

The New Victory presents The Tragical Life of Cheeseboy and a remounting of Mabou Mines' Peter and Wendy, while other family-friendly fare includes Bully Button, The Complete Works of the Br…

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City Spotlight: New York Spotlight: May 2011 by Dan Bacalzo

Highlights include Carey Mulligan in Through a Glass Darkly, Tony Kushner's The Illusion, Maria Dizzia and Greg Keller in Cradle and All, the new Douglas Carter Beane musical Lysistrata Jone…

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City Spotlight: Florida Spotlight: May 2011 by Tod Caviness

Touring productions include Shrek the Musical, Hair, and The Color Purple, while other highlights include Orlando Fringe Festival, The Cha-Cha of the Camel Spider in West Palm Beach, The Dev…

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City Spotlight: Philadelphia Spotlight: May 2011 by J. Cooper Robb

May highlights include Miss Saigon, Ruined, In A Daughter's Eyes, My Wonderful Day, The Flea and the Professor, and Dividing the Estate.

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City Spotlight: Los Angeles Spotlight: May 2011 by Les Spindle

The star-studded Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays, Barbara Bain and D.B. Sweeney in Thicker Than Water, David Selby as Dracula, and Tom Hewitt and Lesli Margherita in Kiss Me Kat…

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City Spotlight: Chicago Spotlight: May 2011 by Jonathan Abarbanel

Highlights include John Mahoney and Rondi Reed in Outgoing Tide; Andre DeShields in The Gospel According to James; a multi-media version of Peter Pan; The Original Grease; Sarah Ruhl's Stage…

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City Spotlight: Minneapolis/St. Paul Spotlight: May 2011 by Josephine Lee

Alice Ripley heads the national tour of Next to Normal, with other May highlights including West Side Story, The Screwtape Letters, Improbable: The Devil and Mister Punch (A Work-in-Progress…

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City Spotlight: Seattle Spotlight: May 2011 by Miryam Gordon

This month's highlights include Guys & Dolls, Hello Dolly, Jesus Christ Superstar, Mary Poppins, Sense and Sensibility, Arms and the Man, Brownie Points, Reservoir Dolls, and The Great Puppe…

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City Spotlight: Las Vegas Spotlight: May 2011 by Dan Amernick

The Glee Live! tour -- featuring Chris Colfer, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith and more -- kicks off in Vegas. Additional acts this month include Tim Allen, Bill Cosby, Elvis Costello, Jeff Dunha…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Feature: Suzanne Vega Is In Love by Gwen Orel

The Grammy Award-winning singer and songwriter discusses her new Off-Broadway show,Carson McCullers Talks About Love.

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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A dapper dancer turns 100 with a twirl around the floor by Karen Campbell, Globe Correspondent

Floyd Crellin celebrated his 100th birthday by taking an impressive spin around the dance floor, gently leading his partner through the steps and spins of a lyrical waltz. He’s been da…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Taymor Wins 'Failure is Impossible' Award

In spite of the various troubles that Broadway's SPIDER-MAN director Julie Taymor has recently encountered, on Friday she received the Failure is Impossible award at the George Eastman House…

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Who Is Eligible for a 2011 Tony?

Just in from TonyAwards.com is a list of shows and performers who are eligible for Tony nominations this season. The live webcast of the 2011 Tony Award nominations will take place on May 3.

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Arts venues band together to fund new festival of finest radical theatre by Vanessa Thorpe

Nottingham's Neat 11 festival opens on 26 MayIt might not seem the right time to launch an international arts festival, but Nottingham is to take this fearless step. Later this spring the ci…

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Alice – review by Luke Jennings

Eden Court, InvernessThere's a sequence in Act 2 of Scottish Ballet's Alice when the young heroine is lured into the toils of a giant spider, and it's hard not to see this as a metaphor for …

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The Passion – review by Susannah Clapp

Port Talbot, WalesIn the beginning was the Word. On the street: "Were you in the town centre when John the Baptist tried to get on the escalator?" At the end, there was an image. By the sea:…

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Broadway round-up – theatre review by Matt Wolf

Mark Rylance's 'Rooster' Byron is just one of the Britons wowing New York in Broadway shows this springIt's spring on Broadway, and that can only mean two things, both of them time-honoured:…

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Angela Lansbury's dream of a return to her mother's West End roots by Vanessa Thorpe

Visiting the UK in tribute to her Labour leader grandfather, the Murder, She Wrote star reveals hope of capping her Hollywood career by appearing on the West End stage her mother once perfor…

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The Observer Summer Arts Calendar

Our critics pick the season's highlights: From Lady Gaga to Harry Potter, Coppélia to Tony Cragg, this summer has something for allMAY4 FILM The Tree of LifeThe much-delayed fifth feature…

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Claire Cunningham: 'Coming through US customs is always interesting' | Theatre by Gemma Kappala-Ramsamy

The dancer who suffers from osteoporosis on performing using crutches and the perils of passport controlClaire Cunningham, 34, is a dancer and choreographer from Kilmarnock whose pieces inc…

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Amanda Holden: 'I'm not the slapper the press portrayed me as' by Lisa O'Kelly

The actress talks about her new lease of life as senior talent show judge… and green ogre princessYour Britain's Got Talent fans might be surprised that you're playing Princess Fiona in Sh…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Teeth of the Sons by Theasy.com

Barefoot Theatre, Cherry Lane, Off Broadway By Ben Charles BOTTOM LINE: 30 bucks for an outstanding play in the West Village? Yes please. (Hurry...it closes May 14th.) This is the ki…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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The School for Lies by Doug Marino

One thing that is not a lie is that this show is one of the best off-Broadway productions that I have seen in a very long time.   I'm not very high-brow, so I went in thinking Moliere +…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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What Went Viral? April 29, 2011 by Perksthemusical

What Went Viral? April 29, 2011 Perks Producer Tom Diggs vlogs about what went viral April 29, 2011: Royal Wedding, The Dress!, Dan Rather, Glen Beck, Sue Sylvester, Glee, double kiss, =3, …

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Seance on a Wet Afternoon by Mondschein

"Seance on a Wet Afternoon" presented by New York City Opera at the David Koch Theatre, April 28, 2011 I always find it exciting when established artists attempt a new direction w…

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War Horse’s Seth Numrich and Matt Doyle Star in "Private Romeo" Trailer (Video) by Michael C. Gioia

Seth Numrich and Matt Doyle, both currently starring in War Horse at Lincoln Center, also star together in a new take on Romeo and Juliet, this time with two guys, entitled “Private Ro…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Director Julie Taymor honored at NY film festival

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- Despite the troubles with Broadway's "Spider-Man," for director Julie Taymor, "Failure is Impossible."...

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Whole new song and dance for Wolverine Hugh Jackman by Chad Jones

Hugh Jackman remembers his earliest encounter with musical theater. He was 5 years old, playing King Arthur in "Camelot," and the crown kept slipping down his head and over his nose.

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Broadway sign-language interpreter Alan Champion dies at 55 | Tulsa World by TIM STANLEY

His goal being to capture the essence of a scene and not merely interpret an actor's words, Alan Champion could, when it was appropriate, summon up a little of his inner Okie for his New Yor…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Season 2010-2011: A Dozen Magical Moments In New York Theater by Jonathan Mandell

The Broadway season that just ended featured 40 plays and musicals — 18 in the Fall and 22 in the Spring. Many of them with magical moments. Here is a selection of just 12, not all fro…

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At industrial sites, the landscape shifts by Robert Campbell, Globe Correspondent

PROVIDENCE — When we think of landscapes, we usually think of gardens and rivers, of lakes, forests, and mountains. We don’t normally think of abandoned factories.

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Lithgow talks from the ‘Heart’ by Laura Collins-Hughes, Globe Staff

Six decades or so ago, they would cuddle up together on the couch for bedtime stories: the four Lithgow children and their dad. An actor who became a producer, Arthur Lithgow would read to t…

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‘Cocktail Culture’ toasts an era of elegance by Sebastian Smee, Globe Staff

PROVIDENCE — Societies, like children, are at their best when at play. The cocktail hour — which originated in the days of Prohibition, and has been enjoying something of a reviv…

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Art Bus struggles to pick up by Geoff Edgers, Globe Staff

I’m standing on Harrison Avenue waiting for the bus. Not just any bus. On this chilly, spring day, I’m waiting for the Art Bus, a shuttle service created to get gallery-hoppers t…

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Critic's picks - visual art by Sebastian Smee, Globe Staff

THE RECORD: CONTEMPORARY ART AND VINYL A brilliant survey of art inspired by vinyl records, album covers, and turntables. Through Sept. 5. Institute of Contemporary Art. 617-478-3100, www.ic…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Review: JERUSALEM

Just before the house lights went to half on Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem, I was speaking with a colleague about London transfers and their oft-times hit or miss track record with New Yor…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Who won the tickets to see Blue Man Group? by Ken Davenport

Congratulations to Lana M.! You're going to see those Boys in Blue in their brand new show downtown. Email me for info on how to get your tickets. And congratulations. Another giveaway tomor…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Sister Act by Diane Snyder

Movies are being turned into musicals with assembly-line efficiency nowadays, and watching Sister Act, based on the popular Whoopi Goldberg film, you can see the mechanics of creation.

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Noah Bean, Claybourne Elder, Christopher McCann et al. Set for New Group's One Arm by Dan Bacalzo

Noah Bean, Claybourne Elder, Steven Hauck, KC Comeaux, Todd Lawson, Christopher McCann, Greg Pierotti, and Larisa Polonsky will be featured in The New Group's production of One Arm, to …

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Jerusalem by Lesley Alexander

With an explosive performance from Mark Rylance, direct from the Royal Court Theatre in London, "Jerusalem" erupts on The Music Box stage with the tenacity of a hungry wolf.

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Drama League Awards 2011 Nominations by Jonathan Mandell

Below is a list of the nominations for the Drama League Awards for 2011. (Unlike other theater organizations that give out annual awards, membership in the Drama League is open to the genera…

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Outer Critics Circle 2011 Theater Awards Nominations by Jonathan Mandell

Below is a list of the nominations for the 2011 Outer Critics Circle Awards, which honor the best in Broadway and Off-Broadway theater. Winners of the awards will be announced May 16. The an…

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Photo Flash: Thoms, Green et al. in FOR THE RECORD: BAZ LUHRMANN

Tracie Thoms, Jenna Leigh Green, Michael Motroni and more were a part of the cast for the latest performance of FOR THE RECOND Baz Luhrmann at Barre. Click below for photo coverage of the p…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Donna Murphy tries to balance stage and motherhood by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- Donna Murphy remembers coming across a blog post this winter reporting that she was returning to Broadway in a Holocaust musical....

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Vows: Rehana Mirza and Michael Lew by ROB DAVIS

The two playwrights grew close over the many discussions prompted by their conflicting writing styles.

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Shakespeare and the Will to Deceive by STEPHEN GREENBLATT

Arthur Phillips’s splendidly devious novel consists of a Shakespearean play of his own virtuosic creation and an “introduction” that devastatingly reveals the psychological life of its…

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‘Our Show of Shows’ by 1812 Productions by Dan Rottenberg

In comedy, who’s more essential— the writers, or the performers? Our Show of Shows leaves little doubt as to the answer.

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Jerusalem – The British hymn not the Holy City by Oscar E. Moore

To see it is to become a survivor.

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Born Yesterday – Politics, Gin Rummy and Nina Arianda by Oscar E. Moore

Nina Arianda, a charming, beautiful and natural comedienne has made the part her own capturing the not-so-dumb blonde essence of the role and perfecting it – giving an endearing and honest…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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"Glee" Cast Meets Mayor Bloomberg and Wraps Production in New York (Video) by Michael C. Gioia

Fox’s hit television series “Glee” has been filming the Nationals in New York City all week long. Besides dancing on the TKTS booth in the middle of Times Square and filmi…

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The House of Blue Leaves – leaves one wondering by Oscar E. Moore

It would be easy to dismiss this unsatisfying schizophrenic production but “The House of Blue Leaves” has a great history and pedigree

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BWW EXCLUSIVE: Patina Miller Talks SISTER ACT & More! by Pat Cerasaro

Reviews likes hers last week usually only come once in a lifetime and there is no question whatsoever that the brightest new star on Broadway is none other than SISTER ACT's own Patina Mille…

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Interview with actress Jessica Raine by Editor@theatrevoice.com, Theatrevoice

INTERVIEW: JESSICA RAINE The fast-rising star - who has made waves in David Hare's Gethsemane, Simon Stephen's Harper Regan and Punk Rock and is now making a splash as the glamorous, Marilyn…

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Sister Act – the miracle of miracles musical by Oscar E. Moore

Victoria Clark’s heavenly voice and wicked sense of comic timing perfectly match the exuberance and feistiness of Delores – Patina Miller who is now the newest star of Broadway musicals …

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BWW's On This Day - April 30, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 30 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Holiday bounty at B'way box office

Legit News: Passover and Easter in one week yields sales bounty -- A spring holiday that included Passover and Easter added up to major Broadway B.O. during Week 48 (April 18-24), with sales…

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Channing doc lands with legit fans

Legit News: Film finds warm reception at Tribeca -- It's starting to look like filmmaker Dori Berinstein is carving out a niche for herself with docus that appeal to theater fans, as new doc…

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Four boost road grosses

Legit News: Road grosses -- Four of the 10 shows pulled in more than $1 million in Week 48 (April 18-24).

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Up and comers Down Under

Legit News: Rising stars in film, legit, TV and music are ready for a bigger stage -- Rising stars in film, legit, TV and music are ready for a bigger stage

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New blood brings new buzz to Oz stage

Legit News: Aussie legit gets boost with new bosses -- Aussie legit is booming with auds showing strong support for the arts across the board with orgs such as Opera Australia, Australian Ba…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Tony Winner Thrown Out Of Carol Channing Screening! - New York News - La Daily Musto by Michael Musto

As the lights were going down for tonight's Tribeca Film Festival screening of the doc Carol Channing: Larger Than Life, the entire theater heard a woman screaming "Security! Security! Come …

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Broadway Report Card, 2010-2011 by Rob Weinert-Kendt

It was a year of bold experiments and weary retreads, of revivals that popped and those that fizzled, of familiar faces and bright new stars, of British imports and homegrown gambles. In oth…

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Broadway Backstage: Spring Preview Sponsored by Toyota | 7online.com

ABC-7 presents a half-hour special celebrating the new spring season on the Great White Way. Airing in prime access, the show is hosted by Eyewitness News anchor, Michelle Charlesworth an…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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"Heart" Beats All in Final Tony Stretch by Rob Weinert-Kendt

This past week saw five Broadway shows raise their curtains just before the end of Tony eligibility (the nominations will be announced Tues., May 3), and the week had a clear, A-grade winner…

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Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo by Carey Purcell

Broadway is haunted by ghosts. And not the friendly types, like Casper, or mischievous poltergeist that break a few trinkets. These ghosts are tortured victims of the war in Iraq, wandering …

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Theater Review: THE BOY IN THE BATHROOM (Orange County) by Tony Frankel

A SHOW IN HOT WATER The Chance Theater is the best and most enterprising small theatre in Orange County; under the guidance of managing director Casey Long and co-founder and current artisti…

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Theater Review: THE ECCENTRICITIES OF A NIGHTINGALE (L.A. – Glendale) by Harvey Perr

IN PRAISE OF ECCENTRICITIES It is not surprisng that Tennessee Williams preferred The Eccentricities of a Nightingale to Summer and Smoke. Freed of the conflict between Puritanism (repressed…

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Theater Review: GEORGE GERSHWIN ALONE (L.A. – Pasadena) by Harvey Perr

TIME SPENT WITH A MUSICAL GENIUS If ever a production fitted so perfectly within the walls of the elegant Pasadena Playhouse as George Gershwin Alone, I can’t imagine what it may have been…

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High-tech 'Peter Pan' flies into town, landing at the Tribune's Freedom Center by Chris Jones

"Peter Pan" is in previews and opens Wednesday, running through June 19 at the Chicago Tribune Freedom Center, 777 W. Chicago Ave.; $20-$75 at 800-775-2000 and broadwayinchicago.com. The pro…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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WONDERLAND Performs At Broadway At Tribeca Today

Cast members from Broadways WONDERLAND, which is now playing at the Marquis Theatre, will be performing at the Tribeca Family Festivals Broadway at Tribeca event on Saturday, April 30 at 113…

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BROADWAY BACKSTAGE SPRING PREVIEW Featured on WABC This Weekend

This weekend, WABC-TV will air a half-hour special on the best of the new Broadway season, including ANYTHING GOES, ARCADIA, THE BOOK OF MORMON, GHETTO KLOWN, THE HOUSE OF BLUE LEAVES, THE I…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Darkening ‘Dream’: BLO presents Britten’s take on Shakespeare by Jeremy Eichler, Globe Staff

Under Esther Nelson’s watch, Boston Lyric Opera has been growing admirably more adventurous in a way that seems to be carrying its audiences along for the ride. This season opened with…

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Saturday, April 30, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Short-a-Day: Ludmilla Petrushevskaya's "A Withered Branch" by Aaron Riccio

Originally published in The New Yorker, April 18, 2011. Personal enjoyment rating (out of 100): 22.[Translated from the Russian by Anna Summers.] "I met my twin soul at dawn on a narrow stre…

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"Songs I Drew" by Adaumbelle

Lance HorneOn Thursday, April 14, 2011, I had an amazing evening at Joe's Pub while attending Drew Brody's concert, "Songs I Drew," with music direction by Lance Horne. I have been a fa…

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Barbara Harris in “On a Clear Day You Can See Forever” by Kevin Daly

I’m a big fan of Barbara Harris, make no bones about it. She’s a fascinating performer with a unique comic sensibility. For musical theatre fans, she’s most famous for her …

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PLAYBILL.COM'S BRIEF ENCOUNTER With John Gallagher Jr. by Kenneth Jones

Tony Award winner John Gallagher Jr. of Spring Awakening and American Idiot is a rare American actor in the English production of Jerusalem, now on Broadway.

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Stage Kiss, With Jenny Bacon, Mark L. Montgomery, Jeffrey Carlson, Premieres at Goodman by Kenneth Jones

Jenny Bacon plays the leading lady at the center of Goodman Theatre's world-premiere production of Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl's Stage Kiss, billed as an offbeat fairy tale ab…

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Alan Ayckbourn's Life of Riley Gets U.S. Premiere at Old Globe Starting April 30 by Kenneth Jones

The American premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's new comedy, Life of Riley, at The Old Globe, begins April 30 in anticipation of a May 5 opening night. The company features David Bishins, Ray C…

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A Life in the Theatre: Cameron Mackintosh by Mervyn Rothstein

Meet British producer Cameron Mackintosh, the man behind the international hits Mary Poppins, Miss Saigon, Les Misérables, Cats and The Phantom of the Opera. His Betty Blue Eyes just …

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Karen Ziemba and James Naughton Take Part in Lyrics & Lyricists' El Morocco, April 30-May 2 by Michael Gioia

Karen Ziemba, Billy Stritch and James Naughton, along with La Tanya Hall and Debby Boone, are part of 92Y's Lyrics & Lyricists presentation of The Crowd's at El Morocco: The Heyd…

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"Broadway Backstage Spring Preview" TV Special Airs April 30 by Andrew Gans

"Broadway Backstage Spring Preview" airs in the New York metropolitan area on ABC-7 April 30 from 7-7:30 PM.

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Oliver!, With River Alexander and Dominic Cuskern, Begins at Gallery Players April 30 by Adam Hetrick

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson actor River Alexander and Dominic Cuskern head the cast of Lionel Bart's classic musical Oliver! at Brooklyn's Gallery Players, beginning April 30.

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Today In Theatre History: April 30 by David Gewirtzman and Anne Bradley and Robert Viagas

1924 Birthday of Sheldon Harnick, who will go on to write lyrics to musicals including Fiorello!, She Loves Me, The Apple Tree and Fiddler on the Roof.

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