Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Feature: Hats Off to Elizabeth Rodriguez by Nick Orlando

The 2011 Tony Award nominee discusses her groundbreaking work in Broadway's The Motherf**er WIth the Hat.

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Theater review: Forum Theatres bobrauschenbergamerica

Theater review: Forum Theatres bobrauschenbergamerica

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TT: Big muddy

The other day I took my mother for a drive through the flood-drenched lowlands of Illinois, east of the Mississippi...

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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The Book Of Mormon Original Broadway Cast Recording $1.99 for a Limited Time by Amazon

The complete Original Broadway Cast Recording for THE BOOK OF MORMON will be available for digital download for $1.99 from Amazon.com, starting tonight at midnight, Pacific Time. The speci…

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THE BOOK OF MORMON Cast Recording Available For $1.99!

The complete Original Broadway Cast Recording for THE BOOK OF MORMON will be available for digital download for 1.99 from Amazon.com, starting tonight at midnight, Pacific Time. The special …

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'Spider-Man' faces arbitration

Legit News: Union exerts pressure over Taymor pay -- Spidey's latest foe: The legit director's union.

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Scribes team for '66 Books'

Legit News: Bible-based marathon launches new venue -- Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka, U.S. playwrights Christopher Shinn and Neil LaBute, lyricist Tim Rice and the Archbishop of Canterbury wil…

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TT: Smile as the bomb goes off

In today's Wall Street Journal I report enthusiastically on a pair of shows in Chicagoland and Washington, D.C., Writers' Theatre's...

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TT: How I voted for the Tony Awards

The first paragraph of my "Sightings" column in today's Journal sums it up: Drama critics who cover Broadway can vote...

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TT: Almanac

"Screenplays can't be works of art unto themselves because they're not unto themselves, they're roadmaps to something else." Lem Dobbs,...

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TT: Almanac

"I don't quite understand myself how, why, or when technology and the technical aspects of filmmaking completely overran, overcame, overwhelmed...

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SMASH Among Critics' Choice Nominees for 'Most Exciting New Series'

BroadwayWorld.com previously reported that NBC has officially picked up the pilot entitled SMASH for a series to begin mid-season. The show is already generating positive buzz, and even some…

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Photo Coverage: The Friars Foundation Applause Awards by Walter McBride

The Friars Foundation is an important contributor to the Performing Arts. Academia recognizes the Friars Foundation as an upfront organization due to their activist scholarship programs. Nin…

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Review: My Fair Lady by Sandy Macdonald

Charles Shaughnessy and Lisa O'Hare add grandeur to the North Shore Music Theater's production of the classic Lerner and Loewe musical.

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Review: One Arm by Dan Bacalzo

Moisés Kaufman's emotionally rich adaptation of an unproduced screenplay by Tennessee Williams receives a thoroughly engaging production.

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Review: EST Marathon 2011: Series B by Dan Bacalzo

Works by Cassandra Medley and Michael Louis Wells highlight Ensemble Studio Theater's program of one-act plays.

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Review: Next Thing You Know by Andy Propst

A fine score by Joshua Salzman and Ryan Cunningham elevates this awkward musical about a group of struggling twentysomethings.

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'I Love Being Me, Don't You?'

Legit Reviews: Sandra Bernhard's new show features tracks from her new album and her knowing takes on pop culture.

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater review: 'Superior Donuts' odd couple is comic bliss

The best thing about Arney s production is the rapport between the two leads. The best thing about Arney s production is the rapport between the two leads.

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Charles McNulty's Tonys picks

The Times' theater critic thinks we'll be seeing a lot more of 'Mormon' on Sunday night. He also envisions a Tony joining an Oscar at Frances McDormand's house.

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How I Voted for the Tony Awards

The Journal's theater critic, Terry Teachout, shares his top picks of the season.

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New York Philharmonic Cancels Concerts In The Parks

The New York Philharmonic is canceling its popular and free "Concerts in the Parks" series this year, citing an influx of preseason events for the orchestra.

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Behind the Scenes: Backstage at "The Book of Mormon" with Andrew Rannells by Broadwaycom

Behind the Scenes: Backstage at "The Book of Mormon" with Andrew Rannells The charming star reveals some of the backstage magic of Broadway's biggest new hit. From: Broadwayco…

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Tony Nominee Chat: Yul Vasquez of "The Motherf**ker With the Hat" by Broadwaycom

Tony Nominee Chat: Yul Vasquez of "The Motherf**ker With the Hat" The actor on the perks getting a Tony nom and keeping it real with beat-up shoes. From: Broadwaycom Views: 38 …

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Millennium Park stunt starts fest

The first show of Just for Laughs Chicago will take place before a largely unwitting audience. New York’s Improv Everywhere is staging a mass event Sunday of the mirthful sort that used to…

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Director thrived on  tough love

When Leigh Silverman was a teenager, she dreamed of being an actor. “I loved to act but wasn’t very good at it,” Silverman recalled, laughing. “Thankfully at a young age a drama teac…

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David Henry Hwang makes a triple-play for Chicago

David Henry Hwang has finally found a home in Chicago. Make that three homes for three plays. The playwright’s work is seldom done here, but this summer marks a turnaround. The Goodman The…

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NY Review: 'One Arm' by Erik Haagensen

Thoughtfully adapted and directed by Moisés Kaufman from an unproduced Tennessee Williams screenplay, this taut and fluid production unsettles with a quiet intensity.

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STAGE TUBE: Joel Grey Talks ANYTHING GOES, THE NORMAL HEART, and More!

Joel Grey has epitomized the entertainment industry's triple threat for decades. His dynamic talent was confirmed when he created one of the iconic characters of film and theater-the magneti…

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Gwyneth Paltrow Talks Pride & Homosexuality

On Gwyneth Paltrow's website, GOOP, she posted today a blog entry regarding pride and homosexuality in relation to the Bible. The entry reads as follows.

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Just for Laughs to Australia

Legit News: Montreal fest sets Down Under offshoot -- The Just for Laughs comedy festival is heading Down Under.

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News: Cusack, Negga & Sheehan Star in Old Vic Playboy

Robert Sheehan, Ruth Negga and Niamh Cusack will star in The Playboy Of The Western World at the Old Vic from 7 September 2011, according to reports in the Daily Mail. John Crowley directs …

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Review: See You in the Mourning (Naked Theatre Chicago) by Scotty Zacher

Naked Theatre’s collaborative premiere presentation is devoted to the interfamilial squabbles that especially occur at funerals. This is definitely a company to watch.

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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The plays are the things at the Tonys by LINDA WINER

I don't care who wins many of the Tony Awards Sunday night, but don't get the wrong idea. Indifference has nothing to do with it.

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Seven new plays in next Royal Court theatre season by Mark Brown

Alexi Kaye Campbell's The Faith Machine begins series, which also includes work by David Eldridge and April de AngelisThe Royal Court theatre in London will unveil on Friday a season of seve…

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Government Inspector – review by Michael Billington

Young Vic, LondonThere are, broadly speaking, two possible approaches to Gogol's classic 1836 comedy. Treat it as a realistic satire on provincial corruption or as a wild fantasy. Given his …

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In praise of... Simon Gray

It has become acceptable again to like plays that are superbly crafted and take audience entertainment as a primary goalNever given quite his due while he was alive, Simon Gray may be receiv…

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One Arm by Wendy Caster

Claybourne Elder, Todd Lawson (photo: Monique Carboni)The New Group & Tectonic Theater Project's ponderous production of Tennessee Williams' One Arm, adapted from his unproduced screenpl…

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Ensemble Studio Theatre Marathon 2011, Series B by David A. Rosenberg

The little things we do to each other and ourselves in attempts to control our lives are the subjects of five one-act plays of varying but admirable quality.

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Sharon Gless to Bring A ROUND-HEELED WOMAN to London?

Emmy Award winner Sharon Gless Queer as Folk, Burn Notice, NipTuck, Cagney and Lacey would continue to star in the production, which is based on the best-selling book and follows the real-li…

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2011 Tony Awards Preview: Best Musical

The Book of Mormon, by "South Park" creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q's Bobby Lopez, tells the tale of clueless Mormon missionaries in misery-plagued Africa. Catch Me I…

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Campbell leads Court slate

Legit News: McDiarmid, Greig among actors lined up -- The latest play from Alexi Kaye Campbell ("The Pride") and six other world preems make up the ambitious Fall season at London's new writ…

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Geffen Playhouse Superior Opening Night Photos by La Stage Alliance

The stars turned out for opening night of the Los Angeles premiere of Pulitzer Prize winner Tracy Lett’s Superior Donuts at the Geffen Playhouseh including Dana Delany, Arye Gross, Marin …

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O’Hara and Ullett Move to Bakersfield by Cynthia Citron

Her email address begins with “nifttt”, which she says stands for “nothing is funnier than the truth.”  (It could also stand for “nifty,” which she most certainly is.)  For a…

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News: Marc Warren Fronts Luke Adaptation at Aldwych

Marc Warren, best known as Danny Blue in BBC TV's Hustle, will front a stage adaption of Cool Hand Luke at the West End's Aldwych Theatre from 23 September 2011. The American crime drama, w…

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Go Ask Alice by Sam Hurwitt

Show #55: Tiny Alice, Marin Theatre Company, June 7. I reviewed Marin Theatre Company’s season-closing production of Edward Albee’s 1964 play Tiny Alice for today’s Marin I…

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Columbia Records Teams With NBC For ‘Smash’ Music Albums, Inks Solo Recording Deal With Co-Star Katharine McPhee – Deadline.com by NELLIE ANDREEVA

Following in the footsteps of Fox's Glee, NBC has signed a deal with Columbia Records for the soundtrack of the network's new musical drama series Smash.

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Full Court Press: NYC's Lysistrata Jones Musical Extended by One Week by Kenneth Jones

With "money" reviews from the New York Times and other publications in its gym bag, Off-Broadway's Lysistrata Jones — the pop-comic musical rewrite of Aristophanes' a…

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Master Harold Playwright Athol Fugard Is NYC Signature's Resident Playwright for 2012 by Kenneth Jones

Signature Theatre Company's inaugural season at its massive new Manhattan home, Signature Center, will focus on the work of South African playwright Athol Fugard, billing the writer as i…

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Casting Complete for Patricia Wettig's F2M at New York Stage and Film by Adam Hetrick

Harriett D. Foy and Talia Balsam have joined the cast of F2M, a new play by "thirtysomething" and "Brothers & Sisters" actress Patricia Wettig, which will be presente…

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Union sues 'Spider-Man' on behalf of Julie Taymor by Mark Kennedy

The union that represents theater directors is seeking any royalties owed Julie Taymor, the original director of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark."

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Sandra Bernhard Welcomes Liza Minnelli, Cheyenne Jackson and More to Concert Love Being Me by Broadway.com Staff

Comedian and singer Sandra Bernhard proved she's quite the popular lady as a slew of stars showed up for her June 8 concert at The Town Hall, I Love Being Me, Don't You? The legendar…

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NBC's SMASH and Katharine McPhee Sign with Columbia Records

According to Deadline.com, NBC just signed a deal with Columbia Records to release the soundtrack for the highly anticipated new series Smash. Additionally, leading lady and American Idol al…

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Signature Theatre Company to Launch Signature Center in February 2012 with Athol Fugard in Residence

Signature Theatre Company Founding Artistic Director James Houghton Executive Director Erika Mallin, will launch the theatre's new home, Signature Center, with Athol Fugard as its inaugural …

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STAGE TUBE: First Look at SLEEPING BEAUTY WAKES

La Jolla Playhouse presents a new adaptation of Sleeping Beauty Wakes, book by Tony Award-winning librettist Rachel Sheinkin The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, with a score by compo…

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Mos Def, Rosie Perez Set for June 25 Fort Greene Festival by Dan Bacalzo

Academy Award nominee Rosie Perez will host the 2011 Fort Greene Festival on Saturday, June 25, in Fort Greene Park in Brooklyn, to be held Noon-8pm. Multi-Grammy Award/Golden Globe Award/E…

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Just for Laughs Chicago is coming by Chris Jones

(Posted by Doug George) The 2011 Just For Laughs Chicago festival is coming June 14-19. We have interviews with the festival organizers and headliner Louis C.K. (left). Plus a schedule of ev…

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LA STAGE INSIDER by Julio Martinez

INSIDER spotlights  Hollywood Fringe one-handers and offers some alternative Festival fare.  CTG goes on a cyberspace search for new Fanny Brice;  helmer Amelia Mulkey offers her take on …

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Review: The Cherry Orchard (Raven Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Though a complex comedy, this spastic Apple Orchard comes off more "Cheers" than Chekhov. Not recommended.

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Book of Tonys: Anything Goes? by Patrick Healy

Interviews with voters — and a notebook’s worth of meals in the theater district — ground our annual forecast of the 2011 Tony Awards.

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Theater Review | 'A Little Journey': Go West, Wide-Eyed Easterners by David Rooney

The lovingly staged revival of Rachel Crothers’s “Little Journey” is a bracing plunge into the three-act theatrical pleasures of another age.

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‘Big Fish’ Leaps Off the Screen and onto Broadway Stage

The 2003 Tim Burton film starring Ewan McGregor and Billy Crudup, ‘Big Fish,’ is swimming its way to Broadway this coming spring. Susan Stroman (“The Producers”) has been selected to…

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‘Spiderman’ is Finally Frozen as it Heads for Opening June 14

No Broadway production has ever been more ecstatic at the news that it has been frozen more than the much maligned ‘Spiderman: Turn Off the Dark.’ Frozen being theatre speak for the end …

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Christie Brinkley Jumps the Pond to Star in ‘Chicago’ on West End

Christie Brinkley might be 57 years old, however she has proven it’s never too late for starting a new life. The former supermodel is preparing to make her debut next month on a West E…

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Signature Theater To Open New Home With a Celebration of Athol Fugard by Patrick Healy

Signature Theater Company has chosen the celebrated South African playwright Athol Fugard as the focus of its first year in its new 74,000-square-foot home, known as Signature Center.

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Labor dispute threatens to upstage Tony Awards

A labor dispute is threatening to make a mess of the Tony Awards, forcing actors to cross picket lines to attend the red carpet for Broadway's biggest ceremony.

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Writer-producer-director Leonard Stern dies at 88

Leonard Stern, a prolific writer-producer-director whose credits include "The Honeymooners," "Get Smart," and "McMillan and Wife," died Tuesday. He was 88.

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Coloradans in New York, Part 6: Victoria Matlock by Denverpost

Coloradans in New York, Part 6: Victoria Matlock Our series of video podcasts with Colorado actors on New York stages continues with University of Northern Colorado grad Victoria Matlock, w…

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On Participation by Chicago Plays

I was at a Symposium this week where some of the talk was about the need for our work to become more participatory. The idea is that everyone is an artist now and so everyone needs to create…

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Everything in the Tony-Nominated Normal Heart Happened by Robert Simonson

Over a quarter-century after the start of the AIDS epidemic, playwright–activist Larry Kramer's play, a work "full of ghosts," still haunts.

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Hallelujah! Late Show Bandleader Paul Shaffer Checks Out Priscilla Queen of the Desert by Broadway.com Staff

Paul Shaffer took a break from his busy duties as bandleader at The Late Show With David Letterman on June 8 and headed over to the Palace Theatre to check out Broadway's most fabulous n…

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Catch Me If You Can Show-Stopper Kerry Butler Is Taking Your Questions! by Broadway.com Staff

Since making her debut a dozen years ago as Eponine in Les Miserables, Kerry Butler has been a constant and welcome presence on the Broadway musical stage, charming audiences in Beauty and t…

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SPOTLIGHT ON THE 2011 TONY AWARDS: DAY 28 - Lena Horne Steals The Show by Pat Cerasaro

I can tell you that sometimes you have to wait fifty years and sometimes it comes in a year, but whenever it comes, then, the most dramatic pause imaginable - and the smile. Thats a quote fr…

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Andrea Martin, Fred Armisen, et al. to Perform at Bay Street Theatre

To kick off the comedy series, Bay Street warms up audiences on Saturday, July 2 with RICHARD BELZER. Belzer has played Detective Munch on a record-setting ten different television series- L…

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2011 Tony Awards Preview: Best Revival of a Musical

With only two nominees, this category becomes an interesting coin toss. The title is already a 1988 Tony winner as Best Revival, but this new production of Cole Porter's Anything Goes boast…

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Cady Huffman, Liz Larsen, Jack Noseworthy et al. Set for Unsung Menken by Dan Bacalzo

An updated line-up has been announced for Unsung Menken, to be held at the Laurie Beechman Theatre on Sunday, June 19 at 7pm. The cast will now include Lisa Brescia, Meg Bussert, Badia Farh…

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Arbitration Claim Filed Against Spider-Man Producers by Brian Scott Lipton

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society has filed an arbitration claim on Thursday against the producers of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, saying they had "failed to pay to Ms. T…

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Superior Donuts

Legit Reviews: A modest undertaking boasting character truth in its strong thumbs up to people who remain engaged with life.

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Edinburgh Fringe sets lineup

Legit News: Malkovich, Sands, Berkoff on tap -- A John Malkovich-directed solo play starring Julian Sands and perfs from Simon Callow and Steven Berkoff are among the atractions on tap for t…

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The Afternoon Report, Thursday, June 9, 2011 by Bbbblogger

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Thursday, June 9, 2011 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter –  http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more inform…

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Theater Listings: June 10 — 16 by The New York Times

A selected guide to theater in New York.

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ArtsBeat: Theater Talkback: Women on the Verge of Disappearing From the Stage by Charles Isherwood

For while the Broadway season was a bountiful one in many ways - what's this, almost a dozen new musicals? - it was pretty thin on significant leading roles for women.

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Playbill.com: Inside the Cast Recording of HOW TO SUCCEED… by Admin

Daniel Radcliffe and the cast of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying have “succeeded” in recording the official cast album of the 50th anniversary revival of the Tony-nomin…

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An Extra Week for 'Lysistrata Jones' by Patrick Healy

The show will now run through June 24.

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Broadway Actors Support N.Y. Equality Campaign by Lisa Eadicicco

Broadway actors speak out to advocate marriage equality for same-sex couples. The video features performers encouraging New Yorkers to contact their state legislators in support of the iss…

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PHOTO CALL: 2011 Tony Awards Preview — The Musicals by Krissie Fullerton

Playbill.com offers a look at the nominees for the 65th Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony" Awards in the categories of Best Musical and Best Revival of a Musical.

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Shakepeare's rattle and roll: music at the Globe theatre by Nick Shave

By 'underscoring' its plays with music, is Shakespeare's Globe giving audiences a fresh emotional experience – or robbing them of history?In keeping with tradition, the first and last perf…

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The images in a lover’s frame by Mark Feeney, Globe Staff

SALEM — Couples don’t come much odder. Lee Miller (1907-77) possessed an aloof, even lofty beauty that had made her one of Edward Steichen’s favorite models and put her on …

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He’s ‘Burn’-ing hot by Joel Brown, Globe Correspondent

His TV show, “Burn Notice,’’ is a cable hit, already renewed for next season. He recently shot his second movie role for director Clint Eastwood, playing opposite Leonardo …

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STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Gets Her Country On in Nashville

Tony Award-winning vocalist Idina Menzel performed this week with the Nashville Symphony. Best known for her roles in the Broadway musicals Wicked and Rent, she sang a diverse selection of c…

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Danny Glover Joins Kiefer Sutherland in TOUCH

According to the Hollywood Reporter, stage and screen star Danny Glover will join previously reported Kiefer Sutherland in the new Fox pilot, TOUCH. The pilot was written by Tim Kring.

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Josh Lucas to Star in THE FIRM on NBC

Broadway veteran Josh Lucas is set to star in NBC's new legal drama series The Firm, based on John Grisham's best-selling novel and executive-produced by Grisham and Lukas Reiter.

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Lea Michele Wants to Star in More Movies!

According to E Online, Broadway veteran and GLEE star Lea Michele wants to star in more movies. Michele told E that she 'wants to focus on movies and other acting roles.'

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Cady Huffman, Meg Bussert, Lisa Brescia Join UNSUNG MENKEN Concert, 6/19

Tony Award-winner Cady Huffman, Tony Award-nominee Meg Bussert, Lisa Brescia, Jeremy Morse, and Molly Hager will round out the roster of performers singing Unsung Menken at The Laurie Beechm…

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Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater Pen Song for Mrs. Jones and the Man from Dixieland by Adam Hetrick

Mrs. Jones and the Man from Dixieland by Tony Award winner Steven Sater officially opens June 9 as part of the Ensemble Studio Theatre’s 33rd annual marathon of one-act plays. The 20-m…

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New York Philharmonic's Company to Have Additional Screenings June 16 and 19 by Dan Bacalzo

The New York Philharmonic's concert presentation of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company, which as previously reported will be screened in select movie theaters beginning Ju…

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Brandon Victor Dixon, Chester Gregory, Alysha Umphress Set for June 20 Broadway Rhythm and Booze by Dan Bacalzo

Brandon Victor Dixon, Chester Gregory, and Alysha Umphress will perform in Broadway Rhythm and Booze, at Tillman's Bar & Lounge, on Monday, June 20 at 8pm. This cabaret series was …

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David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem Published by TCG by Andy Propst

Two of this year's Tony Award Best Play nominees -- David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People and Jez Butterworth's Jerusalem -- are now available in print from Theatre Communication…

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Lysistrata Jones Extends Through June 24 Off-Broadway by Andy Propst

Transport Group has extended Lysistrata Jones, according to a report in The New York Times. The musical, directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges, will now play through June 24 at Judson…

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Fred Armisen, Andrea Martin, Patton Oswalt, et al. Set for Comedy Club at Bay Street Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

Bay Street Theatre has announced its lineup for The Comedy Club at Bay Street Theatre, to run select nights at 8pm. The comedy series will kick off with Richard Belzer (July 2), and continu…

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Spoleto USA sees surreal and eccentric lives on stage by Paula Citron

The performing arts extravaganza put a spotlight on experimental work from the British Isles

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Review: Tangente’s ‘The Implorer’ a fascinating work-in-progress by Michael Crabb

An ambitious new work from Toronto’s Théâtre La Tangente explores a famous obsessive love story between artists Auguste Rodin and Camille Claudel.

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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The Hollywood Fringe Festival Has Big Things in Store by Les Spindle

The second annual Hollywood Fringe Festival will generate a flurry of activity in L.A.'s most heavily concentrated small-theater district June 9–26, including a week of previews.

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Union sues 'Spider-Man' on behalf of Julie Taymor by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- The union that represents theater directors is seeking any royalties owed Julie Taymor, the original director of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark."...

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Don't Blame the Boards So Fast When Theaters Fail by Art

In response to Brendan Kiley's Seattle Stranger piece about the Intiman Theater's collapse, Jeremy Barker, writing at Culturebot, questions the very popular meme of the moment: bad boards ar…

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Matthew Morrison on OK! TV by Matthewmorrisonnet

Matthew Morrison on OK! TV Matthew Morrison on OK! TV - June 9 2011 From: matthewmorrisonnet Views: 422 8 ratings Time: 10:47 More in People & Blogs

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The Motherf**ker with the Hat by Richard Seff

A long long time ago (December 5, 1941) a small thriller called Angel Street opened on Broadway, and it had one thing in common with The Motherf**ker With The Hat, in that both plays’ plot…

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Tony Winner Idina Menzel Goes Country with 'Always On My Mind' in Nashville by Broadway.com Staff

When you think country music, Idina Menzel might not be the first name to come to mind, but the Tony winner adopted the genre in her June 7 tour stop in Nashville, Tennessee, also known as M…

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Dance Review: 'Ballet Nacional De Cuba: La Magia De La Danza' by Lisa Jo Sagolla

Appearing in New York for the first time in nearly a decade, Ballet Nacional de Cuba is offering a rousingly entertaining sampler of excerpts from six famous ballets.

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STAGE TUBE: Neil Patrick Harris Talks Tonys on THE VIEW

The Tony Awards will be broadcast live, from the Beacon Theatre on CBS, Sunday, June 12th, 800 - 1100 p.m. ETPT time delay. The 2011 Tony Awards are presented by the Broadway League and the …

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STAGE TUBE: Liza Minnelli Joins Sandra Bernhard at Town Hall Concert

Broadway veteran Sandra Benhard debuted her new show, I LOVE BEING ME, DON'T YOU, at New York's Town Hall on June 8, and Broadway legend Liza Minelli Joined her onstage to sing Class from Ch…

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Paul Bogaev: A Superhero for SPIDER-MAN

Yet next week, on Tuesday, June 14, the curtain is scheduled to rise above on Spider-Man, thanks in no small part to the efforts of a hard-working creative team that includes Paul Bogaev of …

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Bono & The Edge to Make a 2011 Tonys Appearance!

As previously announced, the cast of SPIDER-MAN TURN OFF THE DARK will get a chance to perform at the Tony Awards on Sunday, and according to Rolling Stone creators Bono and The Edge will ma…

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BWW TV: Broadway Beat Tony Interview Special - Patina Miller on Bringing SISTER ACT Home to Broadway by Broadway Beat

Below, we bring you Patina Miller, Best Lead Actress in a Musical nominee for Sister Act. Miller is best known for originating the role of the disco diva wannabe Deloris Van Cartier in the 2…

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Robin Williams Teams with Broadway Barks for BENGAL TIGER Auction

Academy Award-winning actor and multiple Grammy-winning performer Robin Williams has teamed up with leading charity auction site charitybuzz.com to auction off a pair of tickets to the final…

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Kristin Chenoweth Will Return to "Broadway" June 13 by Michael C. Gioia

Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth (You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown; Wicked; Promises, Promises) will make it back to Broadway next week—42nd Street and Broadway, that is—when sh…

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Anderson Cooper, Jeremy Piven et al. Set for Upcoming Paley Center Events by Dan Bacalzo

The Paley Center For Media has announced participants for several of its upcoming events. Emmy and Peabody Award-winning journalist Anderson Cooper, who provides the voice of the narrator i…

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'Spider-Man' musical owes ousted director Taymor $300K, lawsuit says

The union representing ousted "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" director Julie Taymor filed an arbitration claim Thursday against the show's producers on her behalf, alleging she is owed aroun…

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Young Playwrights Festival: The Road to Eisegesis by Nick Mecikalski

I knew the title before I even wrote the script. Eisegesis. I toyed with it in my mouth, giving it different inflections, refracting the syllables into different wavelengths, getting comfo…

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Review: Chicago the Musical (Broadway in Chicago) by Scotty Zacher

This razzle-dazzle musical is as pertinent as ever. Highly recommeded!

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ArtsBeat: Just How Much Is a Tony Worth? by Brian J. McCabe

Every year, Broadway producers with musicals struggling to fill theaters to capacity every night, place their financial hopes on the Tony awards. But just how valuable is winning a prestigio…

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Yale’s Lopez Wins Broadway Gamble With Satiric Musical on ‘Book of Mormon’ - Bloomberg by Philip Boroff

When Robert Lopez graduated from Yale College in 1997 with a degree in English, he moved back in with his parents in Greenwich Village and stayed for four years. To finance his musical-theat…

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Interview with The Book of Mormon's Andrew Rannells: Movies + TV: GQ by MICKEY RAPKIN

Trey Parker and Matt Stone's lead missionary man talks Tony Awards, shocking old ladies, and escaping voiceover hell

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Union Files 'Spider-Man' Claim on Taymor's Behalf by Daniel Holloway

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society has filed an arbitration claim against the producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" on behalf of the Broadway musical's former director, …

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A Christmas Story: The Musical! Tour to Hold Open Auditions in Chicago for Child Actors by Adam Hetrick

Producers of A Christmas Story: The Musical! are seeking young performers to play the ragtag gang of children in the upcoming five-city national tour of that production, which will launch th…

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London Globe Production of Merry Wives of Windsor Will Hit Movie Theatres June 27 by Michael Gioia

William Shakespeare's The Merry Wives of Windsor will kick off "Shakespeare’s Globe London Cinema Series," an exclusive four-part in-theatre series of classic Shakespeare…

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Bono and The Edge Will Be Part of 2011 Tony Awards by Andrew Gans

Bono and The Edge, co-creators of the new musical Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, are the latest additions to the list of participating artists for the 65th Annual Tony Awards, which will be p…

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Sandra Bernhard and Liza Minnelli Show Some 'Class' at Town Hall by Broadway.com Staff

The always fabulous Sandra Bernhard debuted her latest solo show, “I Love Being Me, Don’t You?”, at NYC’s Town Hall on June 8, and she didn’t have to do it alon…

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C. David Johnson on Getting Hooked on Broadway and Romancing Tony Sheldon in Priscilla Queen of the Desert by Michael Mellini

Age & Hometown: 55; Montreal, Canada Current Role: Making his Broadway debut as Bob, the rugged Australian mechanic who falls for aging transsexual Bernadette (Tony nominee Tony Sheld…

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Anything Goes Stars Sutton Foster & Joel Grey Talk Porter Tunes and Tap Lessons on CBS by Broadway.com Staff

As the 2011 Tony Awards grow ever closer, stars of the much-nominated Anything Goes Sutton Foster and Joel Grey sat down with CBS News anchor Marysol Castro to talk about the challenge and h…

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Carley Stenson to Play Elle Woods Opposite Lee Mead In London's Legally Blonde by Broadway.com Staff

Carley Stenson will take on the role of Elle Woods in the West End production of Legally Blonde beginning July 11 at the Savoy Theatre. Also joining Stenson, who currenly plays Margot in the…

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The East Village Chronicles by Karl Levett

In Metropolitan Playhouse's second annual festival, the East Village, past and present, is explored with varying degrees of invention and success in eight new short plays seen on two progr…

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Ajax in Iraq by Clifford Lee Johnson Iii

The tragic fates of the Greek warrior Ajax and a female American soldier in Iraq are intertwined in this well-meaning but uneven anti-war play.

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Theatre Communications Group to Publish JERUSALEM and GOOD PEOPLE

Theatre Communications Group TCG is pleased to announce the publication of two Tony Award nominees for Best Play Good People by David Lindsay-Abaire and Jerusalem by Jez Butterworth.

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CELEBRATION OF COLOR ON BROADWAY to Honor George C. Wolfe and Ruth and Stephen Hendel , 6/9

This evening the inaugural Celebration of Color on Broadway Awards will take place at SAKS Fifth Avenue 611 5th Avenue beginning at 6PM. Honoring George C. Wolfe and Ruth and Stephen Hendel …

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THE LION KING Becomes Best-Selling Musical in Singapore's History

BASE Entertainment and Marina Bay Sands in association with Disney Theatrical Productions proudly announce that the award-winning musical THE LION KING has broken yet another record by becom…

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Rock of Ages Fleet Week Performance at the Intrepid (Video) by Michael C. Gioia

Cast members of Broadway’s Rock of Ages hit the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum May 27 for a special Fleet Week Broadway performance hosted by Tony Award winner Greg Jbara (Billy …

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PHOTO FLASH: Gary Cole, Dana Delany, Arye Gross, Marin Hinkle, Rob Morrow, et al. at Opening of Geffen Playhouse's Superior Donuts by Dan Bacalzo

The Geffen Playhouse celebrated the opening of its production of Tracy Letts' Superior Donuts, on Wednesday, June 8. Randall Arney has directed the production. The play centers on the…

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Danny Glover, Kiefer Sutherland Set for FOX's Touch by Andy Propst

Danny Glover will join the previously announced Kiefer Sutherland in FOX's Touch, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series has been created by Tim Kring, who has also written th…

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Marga Gomez, Tom Judson, David Mixner et al. Set for Dixon Place's HOT! Festival by Dan Bacalzo

Dixon Place has announced full programming for the 20th annual HOT! Festival of queer performance, which coincides with The 25th Anniversary of Dixon Place. The festival will run June 24-Aug…

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Lookingglass members head to the Tony Awards, proof Chicago is an ensemble town by Chris Jones

Thomas Cox starred in Lookingglass Theatre’s “Nelson Algren: For Keeps and a Single Day” in 2008; work commitments with "The Outgoing Tide" will keep him from the Tony Awards.| LOOKING…

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Vets eschew nets

Legit News: CEOs of the musical theater take risks that are as much about art as commerce -- What drives this year's Tony-nominated tuners? Audiences might cite the slick, tuneful profession…

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Tony Honors Phil J. Smith

Legit News: Shubert Organization chairman honored -- When the organizers of the Tony Awards decided to honor Shubert Organization chairman and co-CEO Philip J. Smith with its lifetime achiev…

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Fugard, Ensler honored at Tonys

Legit News: Activism at the heart of their art -- Athol Fugard and Eve Ensler, recipients of honorary Tonys, share a passionate conviction that the roles of artist and activist are inseparab…

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Tony unites scribes

Legit News: Broadway's best writes know how to play right -- In a race that is becoming increasingly hard to call, two American plays, David Lindsay-Abaire's "Good People" and Stephen Adly G…

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How to give the performance of a lifetime

Legit News: Tony nominees talk about getting the acting -- For this year's Tony-nominated thesps, acting epiphanies -- when everything suddenly clicks -- generally involve a long, hard haul …

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RADAR L.A.: SOLITUDE (It’s in English…mostly) by Evelina Fernandez

My journey into Solitude, the Latino Theater Company's revival for RADAR L.A., began in 1998 when I read Octavio Paz’s obituary in the LA Times.  A Nobel Prize recipient in literature, a…

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ArtsBeat: Union Files Grievance Against 'Spider-Man' Producers, Saying Taymor Is Owed Royalties by Dave Itzkoff

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, the union that represents theater directors including Julie Taymor, said the producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" had failed to pay he…

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ArtsBeat: Tony Picks From Mark Sanchez, the Jets Quarterback by Erik Piepenburg

Mark Sanchez, the quarterback for the New York Jets, discusses his favorite plays, musical numbers and actors ahead of this year's Tony Awards.

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Fanny Brice: The Original Funny Girl

A new version of Funny Girl is in the making and headed for Broadway in early 2012. There was a big buzz over Glee’s Lea Michele’s singing and that she is comparable to Barbra Streisand…

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Theatre World Awards | Rose Hemingway by Givenik

Theatre World Awards | Rose Hemingway Givenik.com is the only place on the web where you can get Broadway tickets and 5% goes to your favorite charity! Rose Hemingway (How To Succeed In B…

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Scenes from BILLY ELLIOT by Billyelliotbroadway

Scenes from BILLY ELLIOT BILLY ELLIOT is the spectacular show with the heart, humor and passion to be called "THE BEST SHOW YOU'LL EVER SEE" by the New York Post and honored w…

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PHOTO CALL: Paul Shaffer Visits Priscilla Queen of the Desert by Matthew Blank

Musician Paul Shaffer, well known as the musical director for David Letterman, visited Broadway's Priscilla Queen of the Desert on May 8.

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Kate Pazakis' Gaylebrity to Feature Tituss Burgess, Marty Thomas and Ethan Paulini in Provincetown by Adam Hetrick

Tituss Burgess, Marty Thomas and Kristy Cates will join Kate Pazakis and Ethan Paulini for Gaylebrity, a new musical comedy chat show that will play Provincetown, MA, this summer.

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Calling All Moppets! Open Audition for Broadway Annie Orphans Is June 12 by Kenneth Jones

The sound of optimism will be deafening on Manhattan's Upper East Side on June 12 when an open audition for the coming Broadway production of Annie, the musical, takes place.

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Michael Clark, Tate Modern, London

British choreographer Michael Clark takes some space in the Tate's Turbine Hall with his legion of amateur dancers for an evening-long affair

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The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee by Steven McKnight

It’s tough being a kid, and the pay is very low. You may have forgotten how it was to bear the sodden weight of your parents’ expectations while coping with the assault of the raging hor…

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Video Flashback! Good People Scribe David Lindsay-Abaire Salutes the Memory of Grand Hotel Tony Winner Michael Jeter by Broadway.com Staff

In the final days leading up to the 2011 Tony telecast, Broadway.com is posting videos of favorite Tony memories of this year’s nominees, with their own commentary. David Lindsay-Abair…

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Squigs Salutes Every 2011 Tony Nominee in an Epic Drawing! by Broadway.com Staff

It’s been a fabulous season on Broadway, and our resident artist Justin "Squigs" Robertson has been on the scene each week, capturing the essence of the shows and stars for B…

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STAGE TUBE: HOW TO SUCCEED Records Cast Album!

The 50th Anniversary production of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical comedy HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, starring Daniel Radcliffe and John Larroquette, …

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Marc Kudisch, Julia Murney Headline Signature's Summer Cabaret Series

Virginia's Signature Theatre heats up during the dog days of summer with their annual Sizzlin' Summer Cabaret, a 3-week series featuring thirteen individual acts sure to keep things red hot.…

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STAGE TUBE: Trailer Released for PERKS Musical Webseries

Executive ProducerCreator Tom Diggs is pleased to announce the launch of PERKS, a new musical web series starring Alex Wyse Lysistrata Jones, Alex Brightman Wicked, Allison Strong Mama Mia, …

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SDC Files Aribitration Against SPIDER-MAN Production for Royalty Payment Failure on Behalf of Julie Taymor

BroadwayWorld has learned that SDC The Stage Directors and Choreographers Society that represents Julie Taymor has filed an arbitration claim against the producers of Spider-Man for their al…

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Yeston's DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY Begins Previews at Roundabout Tomorrow, 6/10

Preview performances begin tomorrow evening for Roundabout Theatre Company's Death Takes a Holiday, with a book by Peter Stone amp Thomas Meehan, music amp lyrics by Maury Yeston, directed b…

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Inside the Cast Recording of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (Video) by Michael C. Gioia

Daniel Radcliffe and the cast of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying have “succeeded” in recording the official cast album of the 50th anniversary revival of the To…

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Jennifer Aniston, Rosie Perez, Zachary Quinto, et al. Set for The 24 Hour Plays in Los Angeles by Andy Propst

A preliminary lineup of participants for The 24 Hour Plays in Los Angeles, to be offered on June 18 at The Broad Stage has been announced. The program features six original short plays, whi…

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Josh Lucas to Star in NBC's The Firm by Andy Propst

Josh Lucas will star as Mitchell McDeere in NBC's reboot of John Grisham's The Firm, according to a report on Deadline.com. The series is slated to take place nearly a decade afte…

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Illusion Theater Announces Lineup for Fresh Ink Summer Series by Bethany Rickwald

Illusion Theater has announced the lineup of plays for its annual summer series Fresh Ink, which provides space for artists to develop creative new works. The series will run July 7-29. Th…

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Rubinstein to lead SOLT

Legit News: Producer to replace Burns in post -- Independent producer Mark Rubinstein has been appointed prexy of the Society of London Theatre (SOLT), the trade association representing pro…

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Two new Tony Award Nominees for Best Play from TCG Books: “Good People” by David Lindsay-Abaire and “Jerusalem” by Jez Butterworth by Bbbblogger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:   Dafina McMillan June 9, 2011                                                                …

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Roundabout’s Death Takes A Holiday begins previews tomorrow June 10th by Akass

Preview performances begin tomorrow evening for Roundabout Theatre Company’s Death Takes a Holiday, with a book by Peter Stone & Thomas Meehan, music & lyrics by Maury Yeston, dire…

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Auditions on Sunday, June 12 for girls 6-12 for new production of Annie by Bbbblogger

Production directed by Tony Award-winner James Lapine Opens in Fall, 2012 at a Nederlander theatre to be announced Read the Wall Street Journal coverage of the open call: CLICK HERE Telsey a…

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Edinburgh Fringe unveils "strong" theatre programme by Thom Dibdin

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme that launched today is not only the biggest ever but, with a total of 761 theatre productions, it also features more theatre than ever before.

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Labor Dispute Threatens to Upstage Tony Awards by Mark Kennedy

A labor dispute is threatening to make a mess of the Tony Awards, forcing actors to cross picket lines to attend the red carpet for Broadway's biggest ceremony.

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Neil Patrick Harris: Expect 'Spider-Man' Jokes at Tonys, Just No Tights | PopEater.com by Nicki Gostin

Are there enough hours in a day for Neil Patrick Harris?

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Ajax in Iraq Photos by August Schulenburg

(Photo: Isaiah Tanenbaum. Pictured: Anna Rahn, Tiffany Clementi, Christina Shipp, Lori E Parquet, Sol Crespo)It was a great to take a moment and look through these photos from the keen-eyed …

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THE CIRCLE by W. Somerset Maugham by Westport Country Playhouse

THE CIRCLE by W. Somerset Maugham June 7 - June 25, 2011 Many years ago, Lord Champion-Cheney was abandoned by his wife, Lady Catherine, who ran off to Italy with her lover. Bringing matte…

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CTI Investor Relations Webinar by Chicago Plays

Wednesday, June 22, 2011, 12:00pm - 3:00pmPrice: $7512:00pmWelcome12:15pm - 1:00pmSecrets of the HuntDebbie Bisno1:00pm - 2:00pmTBD 2:00pm - 2:45pmFinding, Soliciting, & FussingJed Berns…

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Roundup by The Playgoer

-Patrick Pacheco gives us the inns and outs of how musicals get their numbers on the Tony broadcast without being nominated. (Bonus Quote of the Day from an unnamed producer: "We may not win…

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Colin Quinn: Long Story Short Lines Up Tour Dates by Adam Hetrick

Colin Quinn will bring his Broadway solo evening, Long Story Short, to Chicago audiences for a late summer run, beginning Aug. 24 at the Broadway Playhouse.

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Lincoln Assassination Play, One Destiny, Begins Evening Shows June 14 at Ford's Theatre by Kenneth Jones

Richard Hellesen's One Destiny, the 35-minute play commissioned by the Ford's Theatre Society "to bring the drama and emotion of the American Civil War to life through theatre,&…

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Memphis Star Chad Kimball Will Sing Selections from West Side Story at Drama Book Shop by Andrew Gans

The Drama Book Shop in Manhattan will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the film of the classic Broadway musical West Side Story June 28.

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SDC Files Arbitration Claim Against Spider-Man Producers on Behalf of Julie Taymor by Andrew Gans

On June 9 the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) filed an arbitration claim against Spider-Man Broadway, LLC, the producer of Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark for failure to pay r…

Linked From Playbill at 01:06PM

WI World Premiere of Making God Laugh to Feature Chicago's Peggy Roeder, Sean Fortunato, Joe Foust by Kenneth Jones

Joe Foust, Neil Friedman, Sean Fortunato, Erin Noel Grennan and Peggy Roeder will play members of a dysfunctional family in the world-premiere production of Making God Laugh, starting June 1…

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PHOTO CALL: Neil Patrick Harris, Patti LuPone, Cast and Guests at Company Concert Film Premiere by Matthew Blank

The filmed version of the New York Philharmonic's recent starry concert production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's Company premiered June 8 at NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. Th…

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Kerry Butler, Christopher Sieber, Patina Miller, Heidi Blickenstaff Are "Out of Our Heads" on New CD by Andrew Gans

Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond, winners of the 2010 Jonathan Larson Grant, will release their new album "Out of Our Heads: The Music of Kooman and Dimond" June 28 on iTunes.

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American Trade, Hampstead Theatre, London

Tarell Alvin McCraney's follow-up to his spectaualr debut has energy, stylistic daring and verbal fizz, but none of these make up for its lack of substance

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Hard Times – review by Lyn Gardner

Murrays' Mills, Manchester"The mills lead us to no further destination than death," says the weaver Stephen Blackpool in Charles Dickens's novel, set among the misery and ignorance of Coketo…

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Edinburgh festival 2011: the pick of the fringe by Lyn Gardner, Judith Mackrell, Mark Fisher, Brian Logan

Our theatre, dance and comedy critics choose their first-glance fringe highlights – what are yours?Lyn Gardner's theatre picksThe Simple Things in LifeBarnaby Stone's table will tell a sto…

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Michael Clark Company – review by Judith Mackrell

Tate Modern, LondonMichael Clark's latest work was created for the vaulting industrial space of Tate Modern's Turbine Hall. It is a venue that can easily swallow up a choreographer (hence th…

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A Month of Mormon Day 26: Take a Journey with Tony Nominee Nikki M. James to 'Sal Tlay Ka Siti' by Broadway.com Staff

Mormon month continues at Broadway.com as we deliver our monthlong video series showcasing the runaway hit musical, The Book of Mormon. In today's video, Tony nominee Nikki M. James, who…

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Chad Kimball to Celebrate WEST SIDE STORY at Drama Book Shop, 6/28

Broadway stars Chad Kimball and Sandy Bainum sing songs from West Side Story and Misha Berson, author of Something's Coming, Something Good, discusses this extraordinary musical.

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A CHRISTMAS STORY Holds Open Auditions for Kids in Chicago, 6/27

A Christmas Story, The Musical, prepares to launch a five-city national tour for the 2011 holiday season, the show's producers, including Peter Billingsley, who starred as Ralphie in the ori…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:05PM

Ana Gasteyer Set to Appear in New ABC Comedy 'Suburgatory' this Fall

WICKED'S Ana Gasteyer visited with Seth Rudetsky on Wednesday as a guest on his Live on Broadway radio show and shared some news about her upcoming role in the new ABC comedy, Suburgatory, p…

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Calling 'Annie' & 'Orphans': Telsey & Co. Hosts Open Call for ANNIE, 6/12

Telsey and Co., casting office for the new Broadway production of ANNIE, will hold an open call on Sunday, June 12, for girls ages 6-12 to audition for the roles of Annie and the orphans. Th…

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Sirius XM Channel Features THE BOOK OF MORMON, 6/11-12

Sirius XM Radio NASDAQ SIRI announced today that The Book of Mormon Radio, the two-day channel featuring exclusive content about The Book of Mormon, the new Broadway musical by South Park cr…

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Fantasia Barrino to Play Gospel Legend Mahalia Jackson in New Film

Fantasia Barrino has been announced to play the staring role in an upcoming film adaptation of the 1993 book Got to Tell It Mahalia Jackson, Queen of Gospel, according to published reports. …

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BWW TV: Broadway Beat Tony Interview Special - Tony Sheldon, PRISCILLA's Happy Ambassador by Broadway Beat

The 2011 Tony Award nominees were announced live from the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in New York City on Tuesday, May 3, 2011. The next day, proud nominees gathered at t…

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Full Trailer to West End’s Ghost the Musical (Video) by Michael C. Gioia

Ghost the Musical recently finished a pre-West End run at Manchester’s Opera House to sold-out houses and is now gearing up to begin performances at the West End’s Piccadilly The…

Linked From Playbill at 01:05PM

Sutton Foster, Joel Grey and Kathleen Marshall Talk Anything Goes on CBS (Video) by Michael C. Gioia

Current Tony Award nominees Sutton Forster, Joel Grey (for The Normal Heart) and Kathleen Marshall of Anything Goes sat down with CBS news anchor Marysol Castro to talk about the Tony- nomin…

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Natascia Diaz, Marc Kudisch, Julia Murney et al. Set for Signature Theatre Cabaret Series by Dan Bacalzo

The Arlington, Virginia-based Signature Theatre has announced the line-up for its annual Sizzlin' Summer Cabaret series. The 21/24 Signature Lab will kick off the series with a present…

Linked From TheaterMania at 01:05PM

A Christmas Story, The Musical! to Hold Open Casting Call in Chicago by Dan Bacalzo

An open audition for children between the ages of 8-13 will be held for the 2011 holiday tour of A Christmas Story, The Musical!, on Monday, June 27 at the Chicago Theatre from 10am to 2pm. …

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Ruth Hendel, Stephen Hendel, George C. Wolfe to Be Honored at A Celebration of Color on Broadway by Brian Scott Lipton

A Celebration of Color on Broadway, a special benefit event designed to bring attention to the African-American community and highlight their achievements, history and legends, will be held …

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Alicia Goranson Set for June 13 Guest Appearance in Naked in a Fishbowl by Andy Propst

Alicia Goranson will make a guest appearance in Naked in a Fishbowl, playing at The People's Improv Theatre, on June 13 at 8pm. Goranson is perhaps best known for her portrayal of Beck…

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Matthew Arkin to Star in Reading of Rinne Groff's Compulsion by Dan Bacalzo

Matthew Arkin, Rebecca Myer, and Phil Johnson will perform in a staged reading of Rinne Groff's Compulsion, to be presented by North Coast REP in Solana Beach, CA on June 14 at 7pm. D. …

Linked From TheaterMania at 01:05PM

Photos: Shrek Gala, Cast & Creatives Meet Prince

Shrek The Musical, which opens at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane on 16 June (previews from 6 May 2011), held a Royal Gala performance last night (8 June 2011) in the presence of the Prince of …

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London Globe Theatre’s “The Merry Wives of Windsor” comes to movie theaters June 27 by Bbbblogger

“This sparkling show brims with a joy in pranks and japes and silly jokes that suggests the devilish feeling that possesses people on the first bright, balmy day after a long winter.” -T…

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Stage Rush TV: Episode 67 by Stagerush

Stage Rush TV: Episode 67 Talking points: Stage Rush's Tony Award predictions Attending the opening of Desperate Writers Stage Rush TV will be coming to you from Los Angele…

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Changing the World Through Theatre

Playwright Athol Fugard will receive a 2011 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.

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Remembering the Dead at Tony Time by Davi Napoleon

Each year at the Tony Awards, the celebration halts for a few minutes to pay tribute to the artists we’ve lost during the year, actors, directors, designers, producers. This year, the obit…

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Paul Bogaev: A superhero for Spider-Man by Patricia Gay

If ever there was a tangled web of a Broadway production, it would be Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.

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Showstopper by Amazon

Showstopper is a backstage account of the 1981 production of "Merrily We Roll Along"

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Tony Nominees Blown in the Wind at Empire State Building Observatory by Suzannabowling@hotmail.com (sandi Durell)

Some of this year’s Tony Nominees made their way to the top of the Empire State Building on a windy afternoon for photos, video and interviews and I took advantage of the opportunity t…

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Jazz & Pop at Lincoln Center take a new twist with Michael Feinstein by Suzannabowling@hotmail.com (sandi Durell)

The beautiful Allen Room was home to a new expression of the Great American Songbook directed by the keeper of its flame, Michael Feinstein. Each of the individual evenings was a journey in …

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Barbara Cook – A Young Octogenarian by Suzannabowling@hotmail.com (sandi Durell)

The iconic Cook’s latest offering “You Make Me Feel So Young,” at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency,  is a tribute to her never-ending ways in which she reinterprets both…

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Edinburgh Fringe festival seen biggest yet in 2011

EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Over 21,000 performers in search of fame and infamy will gather in Edinburgh in August to put on 2,542 shows in a record year for the city's Fringe, the largest annual …

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Color Purple Star Fantasia Barrino Sets Eyes on Mahalia Jackson Film by Adam Hetrick

Color Purple star and "American Idol" winner Fantasia Barrino will explore the life of gospel singer Mahalia Jackson in a new biographical film based on the Jules Schwerin book &qu…

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PHOTO CALL: Tales of the City Musical Opens in San Francisco by Lucas Lilieholm

The San Francisco-set musical Tales of the City, based on Armistead Maupin's novels, opened at American Conservatory Theater May 31.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Christopher Jackson to Perform at 54/10 Music Marathon at Ars Nova by Michael Gioia

Former In the Heights co-stars Lin-Manuel Miranda, who also penned that musical's Tony-winning score, and Christopher Jackson will perform with their freestyle hip hop crew, Freestyle Lo…

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Jessica Lee Goldyn and David Elder Stand on A Chorus Line in St. Louis by Adam Hetrick

A Chorus Line Broadway revival cast member Jessica Lee Goldyn and David Elder head the cast of the Michael Bennett dance musical, which runs through July 3 at Stages St. Louis.

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PHOTO CALL: Jonathan Groff, John Lloyd Young, Edie Falco and Many More at Theatre World Awards by Krissie Fullerton

The winners of the 67th Annual Theatre World Awards — honoring performers making their New York stage debuts on or Off-Broadway — were celebrated June 7 at a ceremony at the Augu…

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Carley Stenson to Take Over as Elle Woods in London's Legally Blonde the Musical by Mark Shenton

Carley Stenson will take over as college sweetheart Elle Woods in the London edition of Legally Blonde the Musical, beginning performances July 11. Currently playing Margot in the show, Sten…

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Edinburgh festival fringe 2011: Come to the cabaret by Severin Carrell

A bumper crop of cabaret acts will take to the stage this year in the largest Edinburgh festival fringe ever announcedThe comedians, actors and street performers who dominate the Edinburgh f…

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Theater Listings 06.10.11

OPENING THE AMBASSADORS. Annoyance Theatre presents a scripted sitcom featuring two impressionable childlike roommates looking to broaden their horizons. Guests will include members of Chica…

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It's official: Broadway to Off is not just a fad. It's a phenom. by Ken Davenport

Earlier this week, Million Dollar Quartet announced that it would be closing June 12th. But it won't be gone for good. MDQ will become the lastest show to transfer from Broadway to Off-Broad…

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BWW Discounts: Save Over 30% on Priscilla Queen of the Desert!

BWW Discounts is offering you the chance to save 30 on tickets to see PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Click here to find out how.

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: GETTING SIRIUS WITH SETH - Rudetsky Chats W/ MORMON's Tony Nominees! by Caryn Robbins

This week, Seth's on a mission to get the backstage scoop from all 4 Tony nominated stars of BOOK OF MORMON. Josh Gad, Andrew Ranells, Nikki M. James and Rory O'Malley share their thoughts j…

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BROADWAYWORLD Jr PRESENTS: SUMMER FLASH! by Erin Leigh Peck

The Best Bets for Kids and Family Theatre this SummerIs it just me, or is everyone a bit on edge School is ending, schedules are changing, nannies are quitting and those of us who aren't spe…

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Broadway Bound BONNIE & CLYDE Hosts Private Presentation June 9-10

The new musical BONNIE AND CLYDE will host an industry-only invite presentation taking place on June 9th and 10th.

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Sheet Music Available for Andrew Lloyd Webber's WIZARD OF OZ

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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Chad Kimball, Sandy Bainum to Perform from West Side Story at June 28 Drama Book Shop Event by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award nominee Chad Kimball, who stars in Broadway's Memphis, and Sandy Bainum will sing songs from the musical West Side Story as part of a book signing event for Misha Berson&apos…

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Jeremy Irons, Deep Purple, et al. Set for Sunflower Jam Charity Concert by Dan Bacalzo

Stage and screen star Jeremy Irons will serve as the Master of Ceremonies at the Sunflower Jam Charity Concert, to be held in London's Royal Albert Hall on July 8. The legendary heavy …

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Jon Robyns' Open Book CD to Be Released July 10 by Andy Propst

Jon Robyns' debut album Open Book will be released by Curtain Records on July 10. The eight track disc will feature such songs as "Purpose" (Avenue Q), "Il Mondo Era V…

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Ticket giveaway: Shakespeare in the Park’s All’s Well That Ends Well and Measure For Measure by Jesse North

One of my favorite parts of the summer is the Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park series. One of my least favorite parts of the summer is waiting in line for free tickets to Shake…

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Review: Simon Boccanegra **

Edward Gardner, English National Opera’s dynamic young Music Director (though at 37 he must be growing weary of the ‘young’ epithet), proves his mettle as a conductor of Ve…

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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This was happening on Tuesday about 93 million miles away from the Boston theatre scene by Thomas Garvey

I know, I know, I'll get around to posting some reviews eventually. In the meantime, enjoy a little space weather that looks even hotter than what we're enduring today.The Hub Review, the g…

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You Left Out the Part About ... - NYTimes.com by Mike Daisey

You Left Out the Part About ... - NYTimes.com:I am reminded of the House Republicans, opening the 112th Congress by reciting the Constitution, minus the slavery parts. I am reminded of the E…

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Chamberlin joins Disney Channel's 'Jessie' - Entertainment News, TV News, Media - Variety by JON WEISMAN

Kevin Chamberlin has joined the cast of upcoming Disney Channel series "Jessie," which has begun production for a fall premiere.

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Hayden Panettiere | Hayden Panettiere Set For A Broadway Picnic? | Contactmusic

Hayden Panettiere is in talks to join Oscar winner Melissa Leo and E.R. star Laura Innes in a revival of Pulitzer Prize-winning play Picnic on Broadway.

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Onstage, on her way by JOANNA CHAU

Lora Lee Gayer of Naples stars opposite Bernadette Peters in DC revival of 'Follies'

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Philip Rose, Broadway producer of ‘Raisin in the Sun,’ dies at 89 - The Washington Post by Matt Schudel

Philip Rose, a groundbreaking theatrical producer who expanded the artistic and social horizons of the Broadway stage with his 1959 production of “A Raisin in the Sun,” died May 31 at a …

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Yale Composer Lopez Wins Broadway Gamble With 'Book of Mormon' by Jeremy Gerard and Zinta Lundborg

When Robert Lopez graduated from Yale College in 1997 with a degree in English, he moved back in with his parents in Greenwich Village and stayed for four years. To finance his musical-theat…

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Christie Brinkley in 'Chicago': half cheers, half tears for the supermodel's Broadway debut by GATECRASHER

Christie Brinkley cried while rehearsing for "Chicago" - but just once.

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Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark Is "Frozen"; No Empire State Building Set Change Planned by Andrew Gans

The June 8 evening performance of Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark at the Foxwoods Theatre was a special one for the musical's cast.

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Local One Union May Picket Tony Awards Red Carpet by Andrew Gans

Local One, the stagehand union of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees, is threatening to picket the Red Carpet at the June 12 Tony Awards for its use of non-union employ…

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Subbing for Sally Mayes, Natascia Diaz Will Step Into Off-Broadway's Best Is Yet to Come by Kenneth Jones

Actress Natascia Diaz — of Off-Broadway's Jacques Brel and Bright Lights, Big City and the recent Public Theater concert production of The Capeman — will step in for Sal…

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: Backstage at Arena Stage's A Time to Kill With Sebastian Arcelus and Erin Davie by Matthew Blank

Broadway favorites Sebastian Arcelus and Erin Davie, who star in the fiery courtroom drama A Time to Kill (based on John Grisham's novel) at Washington, DC's Arena Stage, offer an ex…

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John Larroquette Joins Brooke Shields as an Honoree at Inside Broadway's 2011 Broadway Beacon Awards by Michael Gioia

John Larroquette, nominated for a 2011 Tony Award for his performance in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, will be among the honorees at Inside Broadway's 2011 Broadway B…

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Alex Brightman, Adam Halpin, Nadine Malouf, Megan Reinking, A.J. Shively Will Bring Voices to Light by Andrew Gans

Bringing Voices to Light, a benefit concert to support global Internet access, will be presented June 13 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.

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PHOTO CALL: Jonathan Groff, Billy Crudup, John Lloyd Young, Edie Falco and Many More at 2011 Theatre World Awards by Krissie Fullerton

The winners of the 67th Annual Theatre World Awards — honoring performers making their New York stage debuts on or Off-Broadway — were celebrated June 7 at a ceremony at the Augu…

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Christie Brinkley to Reprise Role of Roxie Hart in West End's Chicago by Mark Shenton

Supermodel Christie Brinkley, who is currently playing Roxie Hart in Broadway’s Chicago,  will reprise the role in the West End edition, beginning performances July 11 for a four-…

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Public Interest – review by Michael Billington

New Diorama, LondonFact or fiction: which is the best way to deal with the issues raised by the Baha Mousa inquiry into the death of an Iraqi civilian in army custody? Coming hot on the heel…

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Jerusalem by Cameron Kelsall

As a playwright, Jez Butterworth seems to be keenly interested in the implied. The words that he puts in his characters' mouths are often meant to signify something that's three steps remove…

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Last chance for you to win an iPad in my Tony Pool! by Ken Davenport

Like a bartender in the West Village at 3:45 AM, it's time for me to say, "LAAAST CAAAALLL!" My Tony pool officially closes at midnight tonight, so this is your very last chance to…

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Video Flashback! In the Heights' Tony Performance Raises the Heart Rate of 2011 Nominee Joshua Henry by Broadway.com Staff

In the final days leading up to the 2011 Tony telecast, Broadway.com is posting videos of favorite Tony memories of this year’s nominees, with their own commentary. Joshua Henry, a Bes…

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Christie Brinkley to Play Four-Week London Engagement in Chicago by Broadway.com Staff

It’s official: After a successful Broadway debut as foxy Roxie Hart, supermodel Christie Brinkley is headed to London to star in Chicago for a four-week summer engagement, July 11 to A…

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John Larroquette To Be Honored at Inside Broadway's Beacon Awards 6/23

Inside Broadways Executive Director Michael Presser is pleased to announce that current Tony Award-nominee John Larroquette of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying will join stag…

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Jon Cryer Talks COMPANY with David Letterman

Last night on THE LATE SHOW funny man Jon Cryer stopped by and discussed why he was ill prepard to star in the recent COMPANY concert at the New York Philharmonic. To watch the video, click …

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BroadwayGirlNYC: The 2011 Tonys Drinking Game by Broadwaygirlnyc

Last year, the 2010 Tonys Drinking Game was a big success. This year, you guys contributed even more suggestions - each of which is funnier and more clever than the last So finish up the pr…

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Photo Flash: THE LEAGUE OF BROADWAY SUPER FRIENDS Performs Inaugural Concert

THE LEAGUE OF BROADWAY SUPER FRIENDS - a five-part harmony-singing group featuring Broadway's brightest stars and biggest talents, held their inaugural concert on Tuesday, June 7. At the eve…

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Carley Stenson to Take on Elle Woods in West End's LEGALLY BLONDE, July 11

From 11 July 2011 Carley Stenson will play college sweetheart Elle Woods in the Olivier award-winning Legally Blonde The Musical. Stenson, who is currently playing Margot in the West End pro…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:04AM

John Larroquette, Brooke Shields et al. to Be Honored at Broadway Beacon Awards by Dan Bacalzo

John Larroquette will be honored at Inside Broadway's 2011 Broadway Beacon Awards to be held on Thursday, June 23 at The Players Club. FOX reporter Julie Chang will host the event. …

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Natascia Diaz to Step into The Best Is Yet To Come Off-Broadway by Andy Propst

Natascia Diaz will appear in six performances of The Best Is Yet To Come: The Music of Cy Coleman, playing at 59E59 Theaters, June 16-19. She will be stepping in for company member Sally Ma…

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Steven Berkoff, Simon Callow, John Malkovich, Anthony Rapp, et al. Set for Edinburgh Fringe Festival by Andy Propst

The lineup for the 2011 Edinburgh Fringe Festival has been announced. The event, running August 5-29, will feature a total of 2,542 theater, dance, music, comedy, and cabaret offerings. Am…

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Tina Benko, Alfredo Narciso, Andrew Weems et al. Set for June 13 Red Bull Reading of Short Plays by Dan Bacalzo

Phil Ashby, Craig Baldwin, Tina Benko, Annika Boras, Jocelyn Kuritsky, Deanne Lorette, Kate McCluggage, Alfredo Narciso, Andrew Weems, and Emily Clare Zempel will perform in Red Bull Theater…

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Olympia Dukakis to Host June 24 Tales of the City Benefit Performance by Dan Bacalzo

Academy Award-winner Olympia Dukakis will host a benefit performance of American Conservatory Theater's world-premiere musical, Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City on Friday, June…

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Natalie Casey, Lee Mead, Carley Stenson to Star in London's Legally Blonde the Musical by Dan Bacalzo

Carley Stenson will star as Elle Woods in the West End production of Legally Blonde The Musical, at the Savoy Theatre, beginning July 11. She will join the previously reported Lee Mead who w…

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PHOTO FLASH: Gavin Creel, Kelli O'Hara, Sherie Rene Scott, et al. at League of Broadway Super Friends Concert by Dan Bacalzo

Gavin Creel, Lindsay Mendez, Greg Naughton, Kelli O'Hara, and Sherie Rene Scott performed as The League of Broadway Super Friends in a debut benefit concert presented by Sh-K-Boom/Ghos…

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PHOTO FLASH: Joan Rivers Visits Broadway's Sister Act by David Gordon

The cast of Sister Act the Musical welcomed legendary comedienne Joan Rivers to the Broadway Theatre following the Wednesday, June 8 evening performance. Jerry Zaks directs the musical, bas…

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Empire State Building Won't Glow For "Spider-Man"

A battle has erupted between Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark" and one of the city's most iconic skyscrapers.

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News: Edinburgh Fringe Programme Launched Today

The 2011 Edinburgh Fringe programme, published today (9 June 2011), features a record-breaking 2,542 shows – 89 more than last year. The 64th annual Festival Fringe, the world’s …

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Offer: £12 Ticket Offer to Friday Night is Music Night

Friday Night is Music Night with the queen of light music, Lesley Garrett and star performers Charlotte Page and Richard Suart. Friday 24 June, 8pm Royal Festival Hall. Best avaliable seats…

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News: Brinkley Models Roxie, Carley Stenson Plays Elle

Following in the footsteps of a number of global stars, supermodel Christie Brinkley will cross the Atlantic to play Roxie Hart in the West End production of Chicago. She will start a four-w…

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News: Bush Inaugurates Library Home with 66 Books

The Bush Theatre will inaugurate its new home at the Old Library building on Uxbridge Road in Shepherd’s Bush, London, this October with another celebration of the 400th anniversary of…

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Bitches, These are the REAL Tony Awards: 4 Awesome People in Theater Named Tony by Lucky

The Tony Awards are Sunday! Let’s hear it for people named Tony who are also really awesome! Tony Sheldon: If Tony (Sheldon) wins a Tony (Award) this year, well… that headline ju…

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Stagehands Plan Red Carpet Protest At Tony's

Union stagehands are threatening to stage a protest at this weekend's Tony Awards.

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John Leguizamo "Made In NY" by Tom Semioli

The Big Apple bestowed its "big" thanks to Matt Damon and John Leguizamo for their contributions to NYC's entertainment and new media industries at the sixth annual "MADE IN NY Awards" - hos…

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Happy 80th Birthday to Westport Country Playhouse – June 29, 2011 by Westport Country Playhouse

June 9, 2011By Patricia BlaufussPublic Relations ManagerIn honor of Westport Country Playhouse’s 80th birthday on June 29, 2011, I’ve been asked to blog about the Playhouse’s storied p…

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EVENING PERFORMANCES OF "ONE DESTINY" JUNE 14-JULY 2, 2011 by Media Center

Washington, D.C.—The Ford’s Theatre Society offers evening performances of One Destiny by Richard Hellesen, June 14-July 2, 2011. One Destiny was commissioned by the Ford’s Theatre Soc…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 361: Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro by Adam

Rosanna Yamagiwa Alfaro Hometown: Ann Arbor, Michigan Current Town: Cambridge, Massachusetts Q: Tell me about your play next season with the Huntington Theatre. A: I have lived in Ha…

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Somebody is watching by Adam Thurman

One of the toughest lessons in leadership for me to learn was this one: People are watching you. I don't mean that in a paranoid way. I mean that people are taking their cues from your words…

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Brit stage helmers to receive bursaries

Legit News: Pearce, Webster, Judd selected for regional program -- The Regional Theater Young Director Scheme, the U.K.'s longest-running and most influential training scheme for helmers, ha…

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Stagehands Plan Red Carpet Protest At Tony's

Union stagehands are threatening to stage a protest at this weekend's Tony Awards.

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Review: Spring Awakening by Peter Holland

Not to sound like a grumpy old man, but upon taking my seat at the Greenwich Theatre I quickly realised I was slap bang in the middle of two teenage school parties. What with themes of teena…

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State of Play: Are Plays like Chicken Soup with Barley still worth reviving? by Pippa Howie

Last Friday  I went to the Royal Court to see Arnold Wesker’s 1958 play Chicken Soup with Barley.  Director Dominic Cooke’s revival comes 51 years after its Royal Court debut and i…

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Tony Awards Will Not Contain Quintessential Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark Joke

"Dude, if there were an orchestra pit I would have done a high fall from like five stories up. I was very excited. But alas there’s no pit," says Neil Patrick Harris.

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ArtsBeat: Center Stage at Edinburgh Fringe: Two New Works From the National Theater of Scotland by Steven McElroy

The gigantic festival will also feature John Malkovich as a director, and Simon Callow in drag.

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Jazz & Pop at Lincoln Center take a new twist with Michael Feinstein by Suzannabowling@hotmail.com (sandi Durell)

The beautiful Allen Room was home to a new expression of the Great American Songbook directed by the keeper of its flame, Michael Feinstein. Each of the individual evenings was a journey in …

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Tony Nominees Blown in the Wind at Empire State Building Observatory by Suzannabowling@hotmail.com (sandi Durell)

Some of this year’s Tony Nominees made their way to the top of the Empire State Building on a windy afternoon for photos, video and interviews and I took advantage of the opportunity t…

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Uptown Girl joins West End Chicago by Alistair Smith

Christie Brinkley is to appear in the West End production of Chicago.

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Theatre World Awards | Jonathan Groff by Givenik

Theatre World Awards | Jonathan Groff Givenik.com is the only place on the web where you can get Broadway tickets and 5% goes to your favorite charity! Jonathan Groff (Glee, Spring Awakeni…

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Powerful Stagehands Union To Picket Tonys

"Broadway's powerful stagehands' union, which usually does all of the staging work at the nationally televised ceremony each year, is planning to hoist one of its inflatable rats and mobiliz…

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A Theatre Manifesto For Young People

It was developed following consultation with those working in the sector and is described as a "call to action" to MPs, parents, teachers and practitioners to "unify their efforts and ensure…

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Scott Walker to score dance project for Royal Opera House by Sean Michaels

Experimental musician teams up with choreographer Aletta Collins to reimagine a Jean Cocteau play written for Edith PiafScott Walker will soundtrack a forthcoming dance performance, based on…

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Bullying drama on Easton stage by Jennette Barnes, Globe Correspondent

EASTON — Young dancers from Brockton and other communities south of Boston are taking their antibullying message on the road.

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Photo Coverage: 2011 Tony Nominees Visit the Empire State Building! by Monica Simoes

8 of the 2011 Tony Award nominees visited the Empire State Building's world famous Observatory including Colman Domingo The Scottsboro Boys, Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role …

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Christie Brinkley, Amra-Faye Wright to Join West End Chicago by Andy Propst

Christie Brinkley, who is currently starring as Roxie Hart in the Broadway production of Chicago, will reprise her performance with the West End company of the musical from July 11 - August …

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:04AM
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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'Spider-Man' swings to Tonys

Legit News: 'Priscilla,' 'Klown' also performing -- "Priscilla Queen of the Desert," "Ghetto Klown," "Memphis" and the seemingly inevitable "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" will all get perfo…

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Broadway hooks 'Big Fish'

Legit News: Stroman to direct spring 2012 production -- Susan Stroman has been tapped to helm the tuner "Big Fish," in a stage version of the 2003 movie that is targeting a spring 2012 berth…

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News: Christie Brinkley Plays Chicago Roxie, 11 Jul

Following in the footsteps of a number of global stars, supermodel Christie Brinkley will cross the Atlantic to play Roxie Hart in the West End production of Chicago. She will embark on a fo…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 08:02AM

News: Bush Inaugurates New Library Home with 66 Books

The Bush Theatre will inaugurate its new home at the Old Library building on Uxbridge Road in Shepherd’s Bush, London, this October with another celebration of the 400th anniversary of…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 08:02AM

Updated Tony Awards 2011 Performers and Presenters

The Tony Awards are the one place where every year, millions of people no matter how far away from New York City they are, can witness a bit of Broadway magic just by turning on their televi…

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Side Effects by Doug Marino

Michael Weller wrote two plays back to back in 2007.  I saw Fifty Words at the Lortel then and just this week, the follow-up play, Side Effects, in the same (dumpy) theater.  …

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Jackman: 'X-Men' star returns to his musical theatre roots by Richard Ouzounian

If you’d like to know why we’re going to be lucky enough to have Hugh Jackman singing and dancing at the Princess of Wales Theatre from July 5-17, there’s two people we can thank. Stin…

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Tony Awards May Bring Out Pickets, Along With Stars by Patrick Healy

Broadway's powerful stagehands' union is planning to hoist an inflatable rat and mobilize 400 members to protest a loss of work organizing the red carpet pageantry at the awards.

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Auditioning for 'Annie' Is Hard-Knock Life

Legions of little girls are hoping to land a role in the Broadway revival of 'Annie'—and 'Annie' experts are prepared to help them get ready.

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'Mormon' Actress on Landing Tickets

The 'Mormon' actress and Tony nominee talks to Marshall Heyman about eating out, snagging tickets and meeting Patti LuPone.

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Off-Broadway 'Rent' Announces Cast

The producers of "Rent" have announced the cast for the musical's first off-Broadway revival, which is set to begins previews July 14 at New World Stages.

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Your Weekend Starts Now 6/9/11

NY1's weekly segment "Your Weekend Starts Now" shows entertaining picks for great things to do this weekend all around the city. NY1's Arts reporter Stephanie Simon filed the follo…

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An enchanting Emily highlights Hedgerow's 'The Belle of Amherst'

A friend, upon hearing that The Belle of Amherst was in production at Rose Valley's Hedgerow Theatre, commented, "That thing is going to play until there's nothing left on Earth but Che…

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Evoking ’50s Glamour, Through Teasing Taunts by STEPHEN HOLDEN

Yanna Avis’s show at the Metropolitan Room is a nod to the glamorous, high-style cabaret shows that flourished in New York in the 1950s and early ’60s.

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An enchanting Emily highlights Hedgerow's 'The Belle of Amherst' by Wendy Rosenfield

A friend, upon hearing that The Belle of Amherst was in production at Rose Valley's Hedgerow Theatre, commented, "That thing is going to play until there's nothing left on Earth but Cher doi…

Linked From Philly.com at 06:19AM

News: 64th Edinburgh Fringe Programme Launched Today

The 2011 Edinburgh Fringe programme, published today (9 June 2011), features a record-breaking 2,542 shows – 89 more than last year. The 64th annual Festival Fringe, the world’s largest …

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 06:02AM

Review: American Trade **

I’ve never fully understood why Tarell Alvin McCraney, an acclaimed black American playwright best known for The Brothers Size, is a resident dramatist at the RSC. His latest, American…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 06:02AM

Review: The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World by Frank Scheck

A fascinating footnote to pop music history is explored to probing effect in the new musical The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World. Music geeks will recall that the band was composed of three …

Linked From Scheck on the Arts at 06:01AM
Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Beginning Festival With a Bang (On a Can — and Others Arts, Ideas)

Yo-Yo Ma And Friends, 'Inishmaan,' Bang-On-a-Can Launches New Haven International GatheringUsually the opening of New Haven's International Festival of Arts & Ideas starts slowly, building t…

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New Canaan Scores Top Honors; Hartford Stage's 'War Horse'

Hartford Stage's Alyssa Bresnahan Brings Maternal Heart To 'War Horse'N ew Canaan High School 's production of "The Drows y Chaperone" received top honors as outstanding production of the…

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Archiving the ’80s: The launch of Paradise Now by Murray Whyte

A poster exhibit sets the tone for a series of events, performances and concerts aimed at remedying the city’s collective cultural amnesia

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The lowdown on Luminato: Paid and free events by Allison Cross

For 10 days this month, Luminato, a multidisciplinary arts festival, will fill Toronto with concerts, book readings, plays and discussions on art

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Luminato: Critics’ picks

Dance, visual arts, theatre and literature.

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Return of Jessica and Elizabeth: Sweet Valley books digitally reborn by Allison Cross

The news fans of the wildly popular young adult novels have been waiting for.

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Spider-man Is Finally a "Frozen" Show

Less than a week before it's set to open.

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Thursday, June 9, 2011 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Moisés Kaufman's Adaptation of Tennessee Williams' One Arm Opens Off-Broadway by Adam Hetrick

Tennessee Williams' unproduced screenplay One Arm comes to life June 9 when the new stage adaptation by Moisés Kaufman, which features Claybourne Elder and Noah Bean, officially o…

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Today In Theatre History: JUNE 9 by Robert Viagas and Ernio Hernandez and Anne Bradley

1891 Birthday of composer Cole Porter (1891-1964), whose witty, urbane songs will grace five decades of musicals, including Anything Goes, Can-Can, Gay Divorce, Silk Stockings and his greate…

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Nina Arianda: A New Dawn by Brandon Voss

Born Yesterday Tony Award nominee Nina Arianda chats about becoming Broadway's newest "it" girl.

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Beneath the Hide of War Horse by Mervyn Rothstein

Puppeteers Basil Jones and Adrian Kohler show us how many people it takes to make a War Horse.

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Cirque du Soleil Unveils Zarkana at Radio City Music Hall June 9 by Kenneth Jones

Cirque du Soleil's new acrobatic spectacle Zarkana, with music by Elton John protégé Nick Littlemore, begins a world-premiere engagement June 9 at Radio City Music Hall. Pe…

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You Like Me, Evening of Classic Acceptance Speeches, Presented June 9 by Andrew Gans

You Like Me, which features humorous reinterpretations of classic speeches from the Tonys, Emmys, Golden Globes and more, will be presented June 9 at The Laurie Beechman Theatre.

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Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan Are Bonnie and Clyde in June 9-10 Reading of Wildhorn Musical by Kenneth Jones

The new musical Bonnie and Clyde, a blues-and-rockabilly-flavored show by Frank Wildhorn, Don Black and Ivan Menchell, gets an industry presentation June 9-10 in Manhattan in anticipation of…

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Cirque Du Soleil's ZARKANA Plays Radio City Music Hall, 6/9

Cirque Du Soliel's newest show, ZARKANA is set to play Moscow's Kremlin Palace in 2012 following a priemiere at Radio City music Hall on June 9, 2011. The production will be written and dire…

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Debra Monk Set for Stonewall Chorale's SONGS OF LOVE & PASSION Tonight

Tony winner Debra Monk is set to join The Stonewall Chorale for their concert Songs of Love and Passion. THe event will take place at Holy Apostles on Thursday, June 9 at 8PM, and will feat…

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So 'Desperate,' it needs rewrite by Frank Scheck

The title of "Desperate Writers" refers to its central characters, but it might just as well describe the playwrights themselves. Joshua Grenrock and Catherine Schreiber's hopelessly unfunny…

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A rail good show by Frank Scheck

It may be titled "A Little Journey," but Rachel Crothers' 1918 play takes on big themes: feminism, religion and class. A finalist for the first Pulitzer Prize for drama, it sometimes feels b…

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'Jerusalem,' 'Mormon' front-runners at Tony nominations

As so often happens to a critic from the provinces, I saw just half the 26 shows nominated for the 65th annual Tony Awards, to be awarded Sunday (CBS-TV, 8 p.m.). The half I did see accounte…

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Festival exhibits, activities

Following is a list of Three Rivers Arts Festival exhibitions, and activities other than stage performances. Unless otherwise noted hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and …

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2011 Tony Awards Predictions by James Sims

It's that time again. The Tony Awards are nearly upon the Broadway community. All in all, a fantastic season -- strong plays, great performances and even a few celebrities thrown in the mix.

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PHOTO CALL: The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World Opens Off-Broadway by Krissie Fullerton

The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World, a musical detailing one of the stranger chapters of American pop music history, featuring Annie Golden, Kevin Cahoon and more opened at Playwrights Horiz…

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The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World

Legit Reviews: How do you prevent a musical about a trio of musically-challenged sisters who sing awful songs from being musically-challenged itself?

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The Short Fall by Theasy.com

Toybox Theatre, Teatro IATI, Off Off Broadway By Tzipora Kaplan BOTTOM LINE: Cute and effervescent. Nothing earth-shattering, just good fun and some laughs. The show opens with a TV…

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Theatre Downtown announces two more titles by Elizabeth Maupin

Theatre Downtown has a couple more nifty titles in store — Prelude to a Kiss, the wonderful Craig Lucas comic drama, and the first local production of Avenue Q. Here’s what we k…

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Review: Goliath

Goliath is a one act choreopoem relentlessly written by Takeo Rivera. It is the story of a young soldier, David, who heads off to the Iraq war to become the man others expect him to be, and …

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Review: One Arm

If Moises Kaufman's production proves anything, it's that "One Arm," which is one of Tennessee Williams's finest short stories, probably doesn't belong in any other medium. The ways that Wil…

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Review: Cecile

Jean Anouilh wrote Cecile, or the School for Fathers in 1954. The February Company's production at the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity is translated and directed by Victoria Crutchfield…

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Often Big-Footed by Broadway, Small Theater Struggles to Eke Out Existence

As Broadway's biggest names gather for the Tony Awards this weekend, one of the city's oldest off-Broadway theaters is patiently trying to dig itself out of a deep financial hole. Many small…

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