Monday, July 25, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway With Josh And Allison Episode 1: The Dreams Come True Edition by Hairbroadway

Broadway With Josh And Allison Episode 1: The Dreams Come True Edition Created on July 22, 2011 using FlipShare. From: HAIRBroadway Views: 4 0 ratings Time: 09:54 More in People & …

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Parenthetically Speaking by Peter Filichia

By Peter Filichia -- Even before I started listening to Musical Comedy Favorites by Andre Kostelanetz, I was intrigued by the song listing. You do know Kostelanetz, don’t you? He was a…

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80 Days ’til Godspell: So many celebs have done Godspell . . . by Ken

. . . so what can we do with them?  That was the topic of today’s marketing brainstorming session. We have a brainstorming session in my office at least one day a week, and that day w…

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Review: Die Winterreise, Undine by Alison Croggon

For the first ten minutes or so, I was completely transfixed by Matthew Lutton's theatrical extrapolation of Schubert's late song cycle, Die Winterreise. It is a beautiful idea: the juxtapos…

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Perplexed by Francis

No one with even a passing interest in food and restaurants could have missed Chicago’s palpable, almost manic anticipation for the menu that would follow the highly-lauded “Paris 1906…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Loyalty

Legit Reviews: If there were such a beast as a left-leaning upscale tabloid newspaper, tyro playwright Sarah Helm's fictionalized memoir would be its theatrical equivalent.

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EQUUS AUDITIONS FOR ACTORS AND MOVEMENT ARTISTS

Santa Monica’s Morgan-Wixson Theatre is casting EQUUS by Peter Shaffer Madeleine Dahm, Dir., Kristy Pace, Prod. Performances run Sep. 17 – Oct. 9 at the theatre in Santa Monica. …

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MARY POPPINS (SEGERSTROM CENTER FOR THE ARTS): 74% – BITTERSWEET

BITTERSWEET Every last encore of “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” and “Step in Time” is pure delight, perhaps because the ensemble appears almost delirious with joy. But the show…

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Review: All New People at curtainup.com by Simon Saltzman

Put four people with major issues in a room and see what happens when they are fueled by alcohol, an assortment of drugs including cocaine and a script that is neither credible nor makes muc…

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EWP – Now Accepting Submissions for Playwriting Competition

East West Players is pleased to announce its latest Playwrighting Competition: FACE OF THE FUTURE. They are looking for plays that explore the reality of multicultural America from an Asian …

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Nicki Minaj and Ricky Martin Named as Faces of Mac's Viva Glam Line

What do singer Nicki Minaj and star of the upcoming EVITA revival, Ricky Martin, have in common Besides their chart-topping music, the two will also become the faces of Mac Cosmetic's Viva G…

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Feature: All's Well That's Atwell by Ann Lieber

Hayley Atwell discusses her new film, Captain America, and her return to the London stage.

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Review: All New People by Dan Bacalzo

Zach Braff's quirky new play about four people thrown together in one house mixes despair with absurdly humorous touches

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Analyzing the NEA 'Our Town' Grants (Part 2) by Scott Walters

When I published my post "Analyzing the NEA 'Our Town' Grants," several people wanted to know about whether the awards reflected the applicant pool, and I said I didn't know. Last week, I wa…

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Gay Marriage Opponents Attack New Law on Multiple Fronts by Andrew Keshner

Wearing 'Just Married!' sashes, Michael Mayer, left, and Roger Waltzman, right, hug well-wishers after their ceremony Sunday officiated by Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Doris Ling-Cohan.

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Opera singer Jessye Norman | PBS Video by Tavis Smiley

Legendary opera singer reflects on some of the performances in her career.

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Welcome Tony Frankel to Bitter Lemons!

I know, I know, it’s kinda old news for some people, and honestly, I’ve been remiss in making the official introduction, but better late than never. Therefore, please help me in …

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Actor needed for ‘A Wonderful Life’ by Elizabeth Maupin

An audition notice from Southern Winds Theatre: Southern Winds Theatre is looking for a male actor 35-50 for A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, to be done at Seminole State College the fir…

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Swan Lake (Mariinsky Ballet) by The Tyro Theatre Critic

The Mariinsky "Swan Lake" is a museum piece. Unfortunately rather a moth eaten one. Opening their fiftieth anniversary tour, you'd think they could have tried a bit harder.The production is …

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Heavier Than…

Legit Reviews: In the Boston Court world premiere, eloquent passages play uneasily against numbingly flat exchanges whose intent is tough to piece out.

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DONNA/MADONNA: 100% – SWEET

SWEET John Paul Karliak charms and mesmerizes in his autobiographical one-act “Donna/Madonna,” vividly enacting his unique personal tale of growing up a gay adopted child, and eventually…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Sak needs a house manager by Elizabeth Maupin

Here’s a job notice from Sak Comedy Lab: Sak Comedy Lab is looking to hire a Full-Time House Manager. Experience in Box Office or Theater Management is a huge plus. To submit interest …

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TT: So you want to get reviewed

Now that I'm starting to plan my fall travels in earnest, it's time for a newly revised repeat performance of...

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TT: Almanac

"First comes the language of commitment and incitement, then come the corpses." David Pryce-Jones, Treason of the Heart: From Thomas...

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HANKY PANKY and SURVIVING LOVE - Talkin' Broadway's Reviews by Matthew Murray

Hanky Panky and Surviving Love, part of the Midtown International Theatre Festival

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ALL NEW PEOPLE - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

Beauty and purpose can be found anywhere. There's certainly plenty of both to be found in All New People.

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2011 Capital Fringe – it’s a wrap by Lorraine Treanor

July 24, 2011 – Sunday night, as the last shows in this year’s Capital Fringe were winding down, the Capital Fringe closing night party in the Baldacchino Gypsy Tent was underway…

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All New People: Theater Review by David Rooney

"The Hangover's" Justin Bartha plays a lovelorn depressive in Braff's debut play.read more

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Infamous Commonwealth closing doors

After nine seasons, Infamous Commonwealth Theatre is ceasing operation. Best known for productions of grand-scale works on minimalist budgets — most notably “The Kentucky Cycle” and …

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‘The Homosexuals’ is smart, funny, poignant

HEDY WEISS: Back in 1968, Mark Crowley’s play “The Boys in the Band” arrived Off Broadway and enjoyed a surprisingly long run. The story is of a group of gay friends in New York who ga…

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All New People by Andy Propst

Zach Braff—a filmmaker and actor best known for TV's "Scrubs"—turns to playwriting with this spiky dark comedy that, though zestfully performed, never completely convinces.

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Oriental Land to shutter Cirque show

Legit News: Money-losing 'Zed' will close at end of the year -- Tokyo -- Oriental Land, which operates Tokyo Disneyland, Tokyo DisneySea and other Disney properties in Japan, is ending its l…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: The Rose of Stambul (Chicago Folks Operetta) by Scotty Zacher

It may have taken nearly 100 years, but "The Rose of Stambul" has finally correctly sprouted in America, courtesy of Chicago Folks Operetta.

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English National Ballet Triple Bill (L'Arlesienne/Le Jeune Homme/Carmen) by The Tyro Theatre Critic

The English National Ballet have done themselves proud. This can't have been an easy sell but all credit to them for trying. An evening of three Roland Petit ballets all of which produced dr…

Linked From The Tyro Theatre Critic at 07:56PM

La Jolla's SLEEPING BEAUTY WAKES Extends Through 8/28

Due to popular demand, La Jolla Playhouse today announced a one-week extension for Sleeping Beauty Wakes, book by Tony Award-winning librettist Rachel Sheinkin The 25th Annual Putnam County …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:43PM

Mongrel Island, Soho Theatre, London

"Work is more fun than fun," Noel Coward once declared. As far as we know, though, Noel never had to drudge from nine to five in an office processing the timesheets of care-workers. That hap…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Cast lists: Arvada Center’s “Ragtime,” Town Hall’s “Evita”

Two highly anticipated cast lists have been released: the Arvada Center’s “Ragtime,” and the Town Hall Arts Center’s “Evita.” “Ragtime” Presented by t…

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‘Boy with Frog’ goes on display at Getty Center by Pauline Adamek

*** The J. Paul Getty Museum announced today that a work by the acclaimed contemporary American sculptor Charles Ray has been loaned to the Museum and will be placed on view beginning Jul…

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“True Blood” Sucker Punch: Season 4, Ep. 5 by Mark Blankenship

Welcome to Sucker Punch, the only blog post that ranks the gaudiest moments in this week’s episode of True Blood SPOILERS AHEAD — If the ghost of my grandmother told me not to fa…

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Julie Taymor, Patti Smith, the Blue Men Take Part in La Mama's New Season

The Off Off Broadway theater group La Mama Experimental Theater Club, established by the late Ellen Stewart, announced its 50th anniversary season, "Homecomings," on Monday. The season, its …

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Critic’s Notebook: You Pursue a Wall Street Cabal. Or Do You? by Seth Schiesel

In “Red Cloud Rising: The Fifth Wall,” participants must separate fact from fiction as they scour Lower Manhattan for clues to a feared force in international commerce.

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‘Red Cloud Rising’

“Red Cloud Rising” is genre-defying entertainment on the streets of Manhattan.

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Nicholas Cage Signs on for Movie Musical

According to IMDB.com, Nicholas Cage has signed on to join Jack Black and Steve Carell in an independent movie musical titled 'Frank or Francis.' The plot will revolve around 'an author call…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:30PM

Jonathan Groff, Rutina Wesley Join Cast of ‘The Submission’ by Joshua Harrington

Can you imagine a shriller scream fest than a ‘Glee’-‘True Blood’ crossover event? Before the furious tweeting and ‘omg’s get completely out of hand, I need to shut down the rumo…

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Summer brings Broadway heat

Legit News: Tourists flock to familiar titles -- Ah, to be a well-established Broadway tourist-magnet in the summer.

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'Swallows' sails to West End

Legit News: 'Horse' creatives to stage kids' classic -- "Swallows and Amazons," a stage adaptation of the Brit classic children's novel helmed by Tom Morris, co-director of the smash hit "Wa…

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Master Class Opening Night Video by Manhattan Theatre Club

Interviews on the red carpet!

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Broadway in Bryant Park With Memphis, Rock of Ages, Billy Elliot and More

Hosted by 106.7 Lite FM personality Helen Little, week three of this annual six-week summer series brought the cool sounds of some of Broadway's hottest shows to a very eager crowd in Midt…

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Jose Rivera to Pen Screenplay on Chilean Miners' Rescue

According to published reports, playwright Jose Rivera will write a screenplay for a film about the Chilean mine rescue, which held the world's attention last Fall.

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NY Review: 'The Winter's Tale' by Erik Haagensen

David Farr's meticulous direction of the outstanding RSC ensemble somehow marries the stark drama and playful comedy of this problematic work in a compelling production.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Creator Joss Whedon Hopes to See the Show Sing on Broadway by Broadway.com

Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon hopes to bring the popular TV series to Broadwa someday. Whedon expressed interest in a Buffy musical several years ago and still hopes the proje…

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Old Wine In New Bottles by Chloe Veltman

There are many interesting things to say about The Trip, Michael Winterbottom's luminous and positively-reviewed film starring the British comedians Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon. Commentators…

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Smith’s Show Lets Me Down, D is for Dog Raises Rogue Artists Standard by Don Shirley

Anna Deavere Smith's Let Me Down Easy, at Broad Stage, is more about the oft-depicted subject of mortality than it is about health care, and it loses some of its edge as a result. D is for D…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Interview with Theater Star Mandy Gonzalez. by Corine Cohen

Corine Cohen did a quick interview with Mandy Gonzalez on the red carpet at One Night Stand about being in the 24 Hour Musicals and film. JavaScript is disabled!To display this content, you…

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Northlight announces casts for 'Snapshots' and 'Season's Greetings'

Northlight Theatre has announced the casting its upcoming shows "Snapshots" and "Season's Greetings." (POSTED BY DOUG GEORGE)

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Angela Lansbury, the non-singing character actress by Sarah B. Roberts

Angela Lansbury is a "non-singing character actress."  So sayeth Anne Midgette, critic of The Washington Post, in her review of the production of SWEENEY TODD at Wolf Trap.   …

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Photo Coverage: Cheyenne Jackson, Mandy Gonzalez, et al. at ONE NIGHT STAND Premiere by Peter James Zielinski

The hilarious documentary One Night Stand gives an unbridled and candid look behind the Broadway curtain, as some of New York's top theatre, film and television actors, writers and directors…

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Share a Stirring First Look at The Shoemaker With Danny Aiello & Co. by Broadway.com

Film veteran and dyed-in-the-wool New Yorker Danny Aiello has taken his Oscar-nominated talents off-Broadway, where he is tackling the demanding title role in Susan Charlotte’s The Sho…

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The Afternoon Report, Monday, July 25, 2011 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Monday, July 25, 2011 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter –  http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more informa…

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Theatre World Awards | Andrea McArdle by Givenik

Theatre World Awards | Andrea McArdle The original star of ANNIE, Andrea McArdle, shows her support for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and the Humane Society at the Theatre World Awards!…

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Roundabout announces Broadway cast of Man and Boy, starring Frank Langella by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full cast joining star and three-time Tony Award® winner Frank Langella as “Gregor Antonescu” in T…

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“Girls Only,” Second City returning to Galleria Theatre

Denver Center Attractions has announced short runs of three comedies at the Galleria Theatre this fall, including the returns of Chicago’s Second City and the breakout hit “Girls…

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106.7's Broadway in Bryant Park | Cortney Wolfson by Givenik

106.7's Broadway in Bryant Park | Cortney Wolfson The adorable Cortney Wolfson (Addams Family) supports The Human Society, which is available as a charity on Givenik.com! From: givenik …

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PHOTO FLASH: Jennifer Barnhart, Jed Resnick, Howie Michael Smith Help Avenue Q's Rod and Ricky Celebrate Gay Marriage by Dan Bacalzo

Same-sex puppets Rod and Ricky, from the musical Avenue Q, now performing Off-Broadway at New World Stages, were married in a ceremony on Sunday, July 24 in Thomas Paine Park, across the str…

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Creator Josh Whedon Hopes to See the Show Sing on Broadway by Broadway.com

Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Josh Whedon hopes to bring the popular TV series to Broadwa someday. Whedon expressed interest in a Buffy musical several years ago and still hopes the proje…

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Books of The Times: When Granny Met Gershwin, and Other Gossip by Ben Brantley

The novelist Katharine Weber brings many famous and glamorous names to her memoir, including that of her grandmother’s lover, George Gershwin.

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Francis Guinan, Heidi Kettenring, Susie McMonagle et al. Set for Northlight Theatre Shows by Dan Bacalzo

Northlight Theatre has announces casting for two of its upcoming productions. The Chicago premiere of Snapshots (September 16-October 23), with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book…

Linked From TheaterMania at 05:09PM

Broadway Grosses* w/e 7/24/2011 by Ken Davenport

The following are the Broadway Grosses from the week ending July 24, 2011: Show Name GrossGross TotalAttn %Cap AvgPdAdm ANYTHING GOES $832,625 8,256 100.58% $100.85 BABY IT'S YOU! $436,377 7…

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Broadway Grosses for week ending 7-24-2011

The Broadway grosses for the week ending 7-24-2011 remain about the same as the previous two weeks with a slight increase in the average capacity and revenue earned per seat.  The top 10 hi…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater Review | 'A Doll's House': A Nora Who Could Text All Her Discontents by Charles Isherwood

Lily Rabe and Josh Hamilton play a contemporary Nora and Torvald Helmer in the Williamstown Theater Festival production of “A Doll’s House.”

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The Shoemaker

Claptrap. I just looked up this word: “absurd or nonsensical talk or ideas” ORIGIN mid 18th cent. (denoting something designed to elicit applause): from clap + trap . That about sums u…

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Lee Tannen's I Loved Lucy Will Get One-Night-Only NYC Presentation in August by Adam Hetrick

The Transport Group will present a one-night-only performance of the Laguna Playhouse production of I Loved Lucy, Lee Tannen's valentine to late comedian Lucille Ball, Aug. 8 at the Duke…

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Theatre Review: “The Wedding Singer” @ Stage 1 Theatre, 07/23/11

Review written by our new theatre critic: Michael Teger Not being a fan of Adam Sandler, I was apprehensive about seeing the Stage 1 Theatre Company’s production of The Wedding Singer,…

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Hartford Symphony To Give Free Concert on Bushnell Park

Bargain alert!! The Hartford Symphony Orchestra, led by its new music director Carolyn Kuan,  will give a free outdoor concert  Sept. 25, 2011 at 2 p.m. in Bushnell Park in downtow…

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Glee Stars Darren Criss, Jenna Ushkowitz & More Reveal Their Dream Broadway Roles by Broadway.com

During the July 24 Comic-Con panel in support of Glee 3D: The Concert Movie, participating actors from the hit FOX series were asked to reveal their dream roles in a Broadway musical, accord…

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ANYTHING GOES' Laura Osnes, Colin Donnell, HAIR Tribe & More Play Broadway in Bryant Park this Week!

At this week's upcoming Broadway in Bryant Park concert, 106.7 Lite fm's 106.7 Christine Nagy will emcee the event. Confirmed attendees include 2011 Tony Award Winner for Best Revival of a M…

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Vacant Hartford Stretch to Be Brightened with Murals

An empty stretch of vacant buildings in downtown Hartford will get a bit of a face lift when local artist Andria Alex cretes a series of street-level murals that will fill in the window…

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Steel Burkhardt, Laura Osnes, Hugh Panaro, et al. Set for July 28 Broadway in Bryant Park by Andy Propst

Performers have been announced for the July 28 edition of 106.7 Lite fm's Broadway in Bryant Park, which will showcase numbers from Broadway and Off-Broadway. The free event begins at 1…

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New BLIP (Bitter Lemons Interactive Poll): Should the 99 Seat Theatre Community Form a Professional Theatre Alliance?

But first, the final tally on our last BLIP: Should Los Angeles make Carmageddon an annual holiday? Yeah, y’all didn’t exactly come out in dro…

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Drawing Dance: The Cunningham Company at Lincoln Center by The New York Times

The Brooklyn-based artist Kenneth E. Parris III is on tour with members of the Merce Cunningham Dance Company, documenting their two-year Legacy Tour.

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"Around the World..." Opens Playhouse on Park Season

The small-cast "Around the World in 80 Days," postponed from earlier this year, will now open the 2011-12 season at West Hartford's Playhouse on Park.  "Company"'s coming, t…

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Francesca Faridany, Michael Siberry & More Complete Cast of Man and Boy, Starring Frank Langella by Broadway.com

Casting is complete for the upcoming Broadway revival of Terrence Rattigan’s Man and Boy starring the previously announced Frank Langella. The Roundabout Theatre Company production wil…

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Laura Osnes, Hugh Panaro, Steel Burkhardt and More Set for July 28 Bryant Park Concert by Andrew Gans

Participants have been announced for the July 28 performance of "106.7 Lite fm Presents Broadway in Bryant Park 2011," the free weekly Broadway concert series on the Bryant Park St…

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Stage manager, sound op and light op needed

Santa Monica’s Morgan-Wixson Theatre is currently seeking a stage manager, light op and sound op for EQUUS by Peter Shaffer. If you or someone you know is interested in volunteering in…

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MC OPENING DVD Extra 1 by Manhattan Theatre Club

MC OPENING DVD Extra 1 From: mtcbroadway Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 05:03 More in Entertainment

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Adam Driver, Francesca Faridany, Zach Grenier, et al. to Join Frank Langella in Broadway Revival of Man and Boy by Dan Bacalzo

Adam Driver, Francesca Faridany, Zach Grenier, Brian Hutchison, Virginia Kull, and Michael Siberry will join the previously reported star Frank Langella in the Roundabout Theatre Company&apo…

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Michael Siberry, Adam Driver, Zach Grenier and More Will Join Frank Langella in Broadway's Man and Boy by Andrew Gans

Roundabout Theatre Company announced July 25 full casting for its upcoming production of Terence Rattigan's drama Man and Boy, starring the previously announced three-time Tony winner Fr…

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Concert of Rock Musical The Twelve Will Feature Tony Vincent, Ron Bohmer, Capathia Jenkins by Adam Hetrick

The Twelve, the rock musical by Pulitzer Prize-winning Kentucky Cycle playwright Robert Schenkkan and songwriter Neil Berg, will get a one-night-only concert Aug. 9 at B.B. King Blues Club i…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Fat lady sings for 'Tenor'

Legit News: West End musical to close early -- "Lend Me A Tenor -- The Musical," the West End tuner version of Ken Ludwig's celebrated backstage farce, will shutter early, setting an Aug. 6 …

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AS YOU LIKE IT: THE MUSICAL: 100% – SWEET

SWEET The entire company dazzles with soaring harmonies, professionally backed up by music director and arranger David E. Kole. Tony Frankel – Stage and Cinema SWEET Adapting Shakespea…

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Bristol Riverside Theatre to Present Lights Up On Broadway by Bethany Rickwald

Bristol Riverside Theatre is set to present Lights Up On Broadway, a musical performance, August 11-21. The program will include hits from favorite musicals such as The Producers, The Music…

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Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: July 25- 31

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show Don't know what to see Trying to find a theaterWelcome to BroadwayWorld's feature The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Inside, you will fi…

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Review: Dutch Masters at curtainup/Berkshires by Elyse Sommer

world premiere at Berkshire Theater Group's Unicorn Theater

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Musical Theatre Festival: The Top 3 Priorities For Writers

It’s 19 days until Village Theatre’s Festival of New Musicals and if YOUR show was part of this year’s festival, you’d likely be doing several things in the next few days: - Staying …

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BBC America to Debut Would You Rather With Graham Norton by Brian Scott Lipton

BBC America will debut the new television show, Would You Rather with Graham Norton later this year. The show is described as an original comedy game show that tests the wits of the best U…

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Broadway Grosses: Tourists Beat the Heat at a Broadway Show by Broadway.com

Yes, you could bake cookies on the dashboard of a car, but savvy visitors to New York City knew the perfect way to combat the heat wave: Get tickets to a cool (in more ways than one) Broadwa…

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Gallery: Muny Karaoke Round 3

Ten people braved the heat to compete in "Singin' in the Rain" round on July 22. See the photos.

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VIDEO FLASH: Orlando Bloom, Patricia Clarkson, Colin Firth, et al. in Main Street Trailer by Andy Propst

Magnolia Pictures has released a trailer for the movie Main Street, which is scheduled to be released theatrically on September 9. Tony Award winner John Doyle has directed the project, whi…

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Lighting Designer needed – Paid position

Lighting Designer Needed Paid position for a production of Kenneth Lonergan’s THIS IS OUR YOUTH. Show runs August 26-September 11. Please email Jen at JLHoguet@gmail.com for more infor…

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Segerstrom Center for the Arts sees modest rise in attendance by David Ng

Attendance rises at Segerstrom Center, but financial outlook still uncertain

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The Shoemaker starring Danny Aiello off B’way

Danny Aiello is a fine actor. The Shoemaker is a terrible play. It's an unconvincing and confounding drama that has been stretched like salt water taffy to its limits.

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Hanky Panky – Midtown Int’l Theatre Festival

Family reunions are never much fun, especially if they are taking place in the Flowering Fields Nursing Home.

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"Anonymous," Starring Vanessa Redgrave and Rhys Ifans, Will Hit Movie Theatres in October by Michael Gioia

"Anonymous," the upcoming thriller directed by Roland Emmerich, is set to hit movie theatres in the United States Oct. 28.

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Francesca Faridany, Michael Siberry & More Join Complete Cast of Man and Boy, Starring Frank Langella by Broadway.com

Casting is complete for the upcoming Broadway revival of Terrence Rattigan’s Man and Boy starring the previously announced Frank Langella. The Roundabout Theatre Company production wil…

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PHOTO FLASH: Hair Cast Hold Be-In to Benefit Broadway Impact by Dan Bacalzo

Cast members from the current Broadway run of Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, performing at the St. James Theatre, hosted a "Be-In" performance to benefit Broadway Imp…

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SOME YOU WIN, SOME YOU DON’T…. by Admin

Change for all shows: 4.68% Number of shows that increased over previous week: 18 Number of shows that decreased from previous week: 7 Biggest increase: HOW TO SUCCEED ($427,420) …

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THEATREclub’s Clock Radio Stealing Show at Dublin’s Project Arts Centre by Jeremy M. Barker

One of Ireland's most exciting young theater companies re-presents one of their most talked-about works in early August

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Interview: A Woman Killed With Kindness’ Paul Ready On … Katie Mitchell’s Process

Actor Paul Ready is currently appearing in A Woman Killed With Kindness, directed by Katie Mitchell at the National’s Lyttelton Theatre. It’s Ready’s seventh production wit…

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Teresa’s Weekly Update: Get On The Floor Edition by Teresa Eyring

New York is toasty right now, and if you too are stationed in a super hot climate, I hope you are managing to stay cool. I just returned from a productive trip to TCG member theatre Contempo…

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Jeffry Denman, Diane J. Findlay to Perform I Loved Lucy August 8 by Dan Bacalzo

Broadway veterans Diane J. Findlay and Jeffry Denman will star in a one-night presentation of the Laguna Playhouse production of Lee Tannen's I Loved Lucy, to be presented by the Transp…

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Shirley Alston Reeves Sings "A Thing of the Past" at BABY IT'S YOU by Baby It's You

Shirley Alston Reeves Sings "A Thing of the Past" at BABY IT'S YOU Shirley Alston Reeves from the original Shirelles joins the cast of BABY IT'S YOU to sing the song "…

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Adam Driver, Michael Siberry et al. Complete Cast for Frank Langella-Led MAN & BOY this Fall

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast joining star and three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella as Gregor Antonescu in Terence Rattigan's drama Man and Boy, directed by M…

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The Takeaway From L.A. by Rob Weinert-Kendt

The TCG Conference in Los Angeles, now more than a month in the past, was bittersweet for me. I've been back to the city I called home for nearly half my life many times before, but this tim…

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Stars of the AVT #70: Caveman Robot by Trav S. D.

This post is one of a series profiling the hundreds of performers I’ve presented through my American Vaudeville Theatre in celebration of its 15th anniversary. Don’t miss the American Va…

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 7/24

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 7242011

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Annaleigh Ashford on Being a Big C Bad Girl and Stepping Into Idina Menzel’s Shoes in Rent by Gemma Wilson

Though she’s barely cracked her mid-twenties, Annaleigh Ashford already has an enviable Broadway resume. The bubbly blonde has both created roles (Margot in Legally Blonde) and stepped…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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To Judge…or Not to Judge? Brava commemorates the 10-year anniversary of the catastrophic 9/11 attacks with Unveiled

Brava Theater is proud to open its 2011-2012 Season with the Regional Premiere ofUnveiled written by Rohina Malik.  For the past three seasons, Brava has cultivated the work of emerging art…

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Hal Linden, Christina Pickles, et al. Set for Colony Theatre's On Golden Pond by Andy Propst

The Colony Theatre has announced casting for Ernest Thompson's On Golden Pond, to run July 27 - August 28. Cameron Watson will direct the production. The play centers on a retired pro…

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Tiny Hooks - Notes on the First Piece by Lo_rez_skyline

The piece that opens this Thursday's D3C, "Tiny Hooks", was written to solve a problem.The four plays that comprise the inaugural night of D3C are part of  a slightly larger c…

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Review: En Route (one step at a time/Chicago Shakes) by Scotty Zacher

Leave it to a visiting Australian performance troupe to remind Chicago how dimensional our city is. Along the river, through an alley, down hotel stairs, up on a roof – Chicago is fascin…

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Darren Criss, Jenna Ushkowitz, Harry Shum Talk "Glee" Season Three at Comic-Con (Video) by Michael C. Gioia

“Glee” stars were recently seen at Comic-Con 2011 in San Diego, CA, where many announcements were made about Fox’s hit show, including why Chord Overstreet will not return,…

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Humanities 501: Graduate Seminar in Lemonology – Professor Trevor Thomas Presiding

We have been putting our LemonMeter under the microscope lately, checking under the hood, tweaking the circuits; actually we’ve been doing this since, well, since we first started this…

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Monday, July 25, 2011

Weekend of Back Pain and TheatreI woke up Friday in intense pain. I don't know what I did. Either is was poor posture Thursday night when I was hunched over my laptop (and if that was the ca…

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Photo Flash: HAIR Plays the St. James - New Production Shots!

Cast members from the critically acclaimed first national tour of HAIR The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, is now on Broadway at the St. James Theatre for a Summer of Love run for a limit…

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CBS Goes Behind the Scenes of Cirque du Soleil’s Zarkana (Video) by Michael C. Gioia

Cirque du Soleil’s new acrobatic spectacle, Zarkana, officially opened at Radio City Music Hall June 29, following previews that began June 9. Here, CBS News goes behind-the-scenes at …

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert’s Cast Members Sound Off on Marriage Equality (Video) by Michael C. Gioia

Cast members from Broadway’s Priscilla Queen of the Desert were on their iPhones, awaiting the news, backstage at the Palace Theatre during the Friday-night performance when same-sex m…

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Jim Caruso's Cast Party to Make Las Vegas Debut in August by Dan Bacalzo

Jim Caruso's Cast Party will make its Las Vegas debut at the Alexis Park Resort, on August 24 and 25. Caruso hosts, with musical director Billy Stritch on piano. The open mic event is…

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Pop Icon Tiffany to Perform '80s Hit ‘I Think We’re Alone Now’ With Rock of Ages by Broadway.com

Tiffany, the queen of 1980s teen pop and mall tours, checked out '80s musical Rock of Ages on Broadway last fall, and the singer will soon be back to get in on the action! On July 26, th…

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Pop Icon Tiffany to Perform at Rock of Ages July 26 by Andrew Gans

Eighties pop icon Tiffany will make her Broadway debut July 26 in the Tony-nominated musical Rock of Ages when she performs her hit song "I Think We're Alone Now" following the…

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The New Play Brain by August Schulenburg

By August SchulenburgAfter h/ting through Isaac to David Dower's heartfelt post on the New Play Blog (I'll wait for you to read them), I finally got around to writing a post I've been meanin…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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MAC Attack! Martha Wash and the Cast of Priscilla to Perform at NYC Apple Store by Broadway.com

The stars of Priscilla Queen of the Desert will perform "It's Raining Men" alongside Martha Wash at the Apple Store's SoHo location on July 26 at 4:00 PM. Tony Sheldon, Wil…

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La MaMa Season to Include Premieres by Elizabeth Swados, Dario D'Ambrosi and John Jesurun by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominee Elizabeth Swados will pen an oratorio based on the words of late La MaMa founder Ellen Stewart as part of the Off Off-Broadway company's 2011-2012 season, which will a…

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José Rivera to Write Screenplay for Movie About Chilean Mine Disaster by Andy Propst

Obie Award winner José Rivera will write the screenplay for a movie about the 33 Chilean miners who survived 69 days underground after the collapse of the San Jose mine in which t…

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PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT Featured on NBC's IN THE WINGS

NBC's In the Wings host Lauren Scala went backstage with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT THE MUSICAL stars Nick Adams, Jacqueline B. Arnold and Gavin Lodge to discuss marriage equality on the …

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Amy Ryan, Felicity Jones Sign on for Upcoming Drake Doremus Film by Michael Gioia

Tony Award nominee Amy Ryan, Felicity Jones and Guy Pearce have signed on to star in a new untitled film by Drake Doremus, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Pop Singer Tiffany Set for July 26 Guest Appearance at Rock of Ages by Andy Propst

Pop singer Tiffany will make a guest appearance at Broadway's Rock of Ages, playing at the Helen Hayes Theatre, on Tuesday, July 26, performing her hit single, "I Think We Are Alon…

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STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of ZARKANA!

Cirque du Soleil is presenting its major new acrobatic spectacle, Zarkana, at the legendary Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Performances began Thursday, June 9, 2011 for a limited en…

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On the Record – review by Maddy Costa

Arcola, LondonThe timing of this production from Ice & Fire, theatre's answer to Amnesty International, could hardly be more felicitous. While the phone-hacking scandal continues to dominate…

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Tiffany to Perform After ROCK OF AGES, 7/26

The smash hit, five-time Tony Award nominated musical ROCK OF AGES welcomes 80's pop icon Tiffany as she makes her Broadway debut at the Helen Hayes Theatre, 240 West 44th Street, on Tuesday…

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José Riverta to Write Screenplay for Movie About Chilean Mine Disaster by Andy Propst

Obie Award winer José Rivera will write the screenplay for a movie about the 33 Chilean miners who survived 69 days underground after the collapse of the San Jose mine in which th…

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Laura Bell Bundy to Star in CMT's TO THE MAT Film

Laura Bell Bundy is set to star in 'The Mat'- a made-for-TV wrestling movie opposite Ricky Schroder. Bundy told Taste of Country about the project It's the first time I played an uptight, Ne…

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You’ll See! Take a First Look as Rent Revival Brings Alphabet City to Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

East Village denizens Mark, Roger, Mimi, Maureen and more are back on NYC boards as Rent, currently in previews, readies to open off-Broadway! Broadway vets Annaleigh Ashford and Adam Chanle…

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With Zarkana Returning to Radio City Music Hall, Where Will the 2012 Tony Awards Be Held? by Broadway.com

After a 13-year stint at Radio City Music Hall, the Tony Awards ceremony was displaced by the Cirque du Soleil spectacle Zarkana in 2011, and it looks like the awards show won't be retur…

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Scotland's oldest theatre saved from closure by Thom Dibdin

Scotland's oldest working theatre, the Theatre Royal in Dumfries built in 1792, has been saved from closure with support from the local charitable Holywood Trust.

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Samuel French, Inc. Short Play Festival Winners Announced by Andy Propst

The winners of the 36th annual Samuel French, Inc. Off-Off- Broadway Short Play Festival have been announced. The honored scripts are Josh Beerman's Mountain Song, Daniella Shoshan&apo…

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War Horse's Matt Doyle Sets Concert Date Tied to Debut EP Daylight by Broadway.com

War Horse cast member Matt Doyle has booked a concert date at Le Poisson Rouge on August 15 in support of his debut EP Daylight. Doyle’s concert will include music from the new release…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Stage Version of Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons to Play London's Vaudeville at Christmas by Mark Shenton

Swallows and Amazons, a stage version of Arthur Ransome’s celebrated children’s novel of the same name, is heading to the West End’s Vaudeville Theatre for a five-week Chri…

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PHOTO CALL: A Look at Rent at New World Stages with Annaleigh Ashford, Adam Chanler-Berat and More by Krissie Fullerton

Adam Chanler-Berat, Annaleigh Ashford, Matt Shingledecker and more star in the NYC return of the acclaimed Jonathan Larson rock musical Rent.

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Neil Patrick Harris Set for "The Daily Show" and "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" Appearances by Michael Gioia

Stage and screen actor Neil Patrick Harris will make TV appearances on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" July 25 and "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" July 27.

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Infamous Commonwealth Theatre closes

After nine seasons and 27 productions, Infamous Commonwealth Theatre is calling it quits, the company said Monday.

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Martha Wash Joins Tony Sheldon, Will Swenson, Nick Adams & PRISCILLA for Apple Store Performance, 7/26

On Tuesday, July 26 at 400pm the stars of Broadway's new Tony Award winning musical PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT will perform some of the show's classic dance floor hits at a special live p…

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ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: The Music and the Broken Mirror by Seth Rudetsky

A week in the life of actor, radio host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

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On the Record, Arcola Theatre, London

Amid the hacking scandal, this production is a sobering and heartening reminder of why journalism matters in a positive way

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Theatrical mix rooted in political landscape

Treading the tightrope between creative innovation and the crusade to broaden access to arts and culture remains precarious

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ArtsBeat: Funny Then and There, Here and Now by Ben Brantley

Timing is everything in comedy. Well, that and location, as "One Man, Two Guvnors," Richard Bean's smash play at the National Theater, demonstrates.

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Review: A Doll's House by Sandy MacDonald

Lily Rabe gives an attention-grabbing performance as Nora in the Williamstown Theatre Festival's production of Henrik Ibsen's play.

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Martha Wash to Join Priscilla Queen of the Desert Cast for July 26 Apple Store Performance by Dan Bacalzo

Original "Weather Girl" and disco queen Martha Wash will join cast members from Broadway's Priscilla Queen of the Desert for a special live performance at The Apple Store in S…

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Ping Chong, Karen Finley, Patti Smith, Julie Taymor et al. Set for La MaMa's 50th Anniversary Season by Dan Bacalzo

La MaMa ETC has announced selections for its 50th anniversary season, which will kick off with a two-day celebration beginning on October 16 with a free "La MaMa World Block Party,"…

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Richard Jay-Alexander to Appear on QVC for Deluxe New Streisand CD Set

This Thursday, July 28th, between 7-9 A.M. , Richard Jay-Alexander will appear on The QVC Morning Show to promote and introduce the audience to WHAT MATTERS MOST - Barbra Streisand Sings The…

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Congress to be Invited to First Performance of GODSPELL

GODSPELL Producer Ken Davenport has announced on his daily blog, Day by Day, that he will be inviting all 535 members of Congress to be his guests at the very first performance of GODSPELL o…

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Martha Wash and Priscilla Queen of the Desert Stars Will Perform at Apple Store in SoHo by Andrew Gans

Stars from the Tony-nominated musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert will head to the Apple Store in SoHo July 26 to perform some of the musical's classic dance-floor hits.

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106.7's Broadway in Bryant Park | Memphis by Givenik

106.7's Broadway in Bryant Park | Memphis Bryan Fenkart (Memphis) talks about his favorite charity, Musicians on Call, at 106.7's Broadway in Bryant Park! Watch until the end to lea…

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Patrick Stewart Talks DOROTHY OF OZ at Comic Con

Actor Patrick Stewart just joined various cast and crew of DOROTHY OF OZ for the animated musical's big Comic-Con debut. A long time Comic-Con fan favorite for his revered work in the Sci-Fi…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 12:24PM

Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith Not Leaving Glee After Third Season by Broadway.com

Despite earlier reports that Glee stars Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith would leave the show after the upcoming third season, the actors will apparently return for season four (e…

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On Broadway Benefit Concert to Feature Jose Llana and Merle Dandridge by Adam Hetrick

Jose Llana and Merle Dandridge will be part of the East West Players' On Broadway benefit concert Aug. 20 in Los Angeles.

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Lea Michele, Chris Colfer, Cory Monteith Will Not Leave "Glee"; Chord Overstreet Declines Role by Michael Gioia

Producer Brad Falchuk announced that although Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith, stars of the Fox hit series "Glee," will graduate at the conclusion of the series' th…

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Interview with Capathia Jenkins at One Night Stand Opening! by Corine Cohen

JavaScript is disabled!To display this content, you need a JavaScript capable browser.Adobe Flash Player not installed or older than 9.0.115! Corine Cohen interviewed Capathia Jenkins on th…

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Director Michael Cacoyannis Has Died by Andy Propst

Director Michael Cacoyannis has died from complications from a heart attack and chronic respiratory problems., according to the Associated Press. He was 89. Cacoyannis made his Broadway de…

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Go Behind-the-Cirque-Scenes of Zarkana on CBS Sunday Morning by Broadway.com

In preparation for Zarkana, the brand new Cirque du Soleil spectacle currently running at Radio City Music Hall, the legendary theater was transformed into a fantastical world full of spider…

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The Theatre of Murdochism by The Playgoer

Lee Tracy, The Front Page, 1928  As we take in the morass of sleaze unearthed every day by the ongoing NewsCorps scandal in the UK, it's good to remember there's some ripping good plays…

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PHOTO CALL: The Shoemaker, with Academy Award Nominee Danny Aiello, Opens Off-Broadway July 24 by Krissie Fullerton

Academy Award nominee Danny Aiello stars in the world premiere of Susan Charlotte's 9/11-set drama, The Shoemaker, which officially opened  Off-Broadway July 14.

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Tony Vincent, Capathia Jenkins, et al. Set for THE TWELVE Concert, 8/9

Taking a cue from The Who's Tommy, Pink Floyd's The Wall, and Green Day's American Idiot, THE TWELVE is a rock band concept album with all the theatricality of a Broadway show. For one night…

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The Ultimate Pop Song Tournament: Games 5 and 6 (Joy Bomb Division) by Mark Blankenship

Welcome to Games 5 and 6 of the Ultimate Pop Song Tournament! These games are OPEN. They will close on Monday, July 29. For complete tournament rules and to see all open games, just go h…

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Corporal Flag and the curious business of comedy on stage | Alfred Hickling by Alfred Hickling

Drama about offensive standup – such as Brian Marchbank's production about an ageing comic – only peddles tired and bigoted materialTime was, in order to become a successful standup come…

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Swallows and Amazons Sets West End Holiday Dates by Broadway.com

The Bristol Old Vic's production of Swallows and Amazons will play a limited West End holiday engagement beginning December 15 at the Vaudeville Theatre. Featuring a book by Helen Edmund…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Off-Broadway's The Fantasticks to Offer Weekend Backstage Tours by Andy Propst

The Off-Broadway production of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt's The Fantasticks, playing at the Snapple Theater Center, will offer free backstage tours following weekend matinee performan…

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PHOTO FLASH: Mandy Gonzalez, Cheyenne Jackson, Capathia Jenkins, et al. at One Night Stand Premiere by Tristan Fuge

On Sunday, July 24, the documentary One Night Stand premiered at the NewFest Film Festival with a screening at the School for the Visual Arts. Directors Elisabeth Sperling and Trish Dalton p…

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Olympia Dukakis and Lisa Peterson Host Hero Theatre's THREE SISTERS Reading, 8/8

HERO Theatre's first production will be on Monday August 8, 2011, 7PM at the Baryshnikov Arts Center. Hosted by Academyaward winner Olympia Dukakis, the newly formed company will present a s…

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Photo Flash: Broadway Dolls Prepare for Birdland Concert

Emily Padgett, Hollie Howard, Tracee Beazer, Nicolette Hart, Robyn Hurder amp Colleen Sextonb are currently preparing for the Birdland debut of The Broadway Dolls on Monday, July 25 at 7pm.…

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Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Rank Their Favorite Jukebox Musicals by Broadway.com

As Million Dollar Quartet nears its July 27 start date at a new home, off-Broadway's New World Stages, Broadway.com asked readers to name their favorite jukebox musical of all time. The …

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It Must Be Him: Edgemar Center for the Arts, 7/23/11 by Sarah Taylor Ellis

It Must Be Him: Review for EDGE Los Angeles

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Lea Michele, Chris Colfer, Cory Monteith Will Not Leave "Glee"; Chord Overstreet Declines Recurring Role by Michael Gioia

Producer Brad Falchuk announced that although Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith, stars of the Fox hit series "Glee," will graduate at the conclusion of the series' th…

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Offer: £10 Tickets to BURNT OAK at the Leicester Square Theatre

£10 tickets to Tuesday-Thursday and Saturday performances of BURNT OAK: LIFE & DEATH IN LONDON at the Leicester Square from 22 July - 3 September 2011

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JOIN BILLY ELLIOT’S BALLET GIRLS in a FREE DANCE WARM-UP at the Imperial Theatre THIS WEDNESDAY! by Admin

  Stretch those tendons! Warm up those hamstrings! In honor of National Dance Day this week, the Ballet Girls of Billy Elliot the Musical invite you to their 2nd annual pre-show dance par…

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Tony Award Winner Tom Morris to Direct Swallows and Amazons in the West End by Andy Propst

Tony Award winner Tom Morris will direct the Bristol Old Vic's production of a stage adaptation of Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons, to run December 15 - January 14 at the Wes…

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A Visit To The Cherry Orchard, Live, Sort Of by Duane Kelly

This week I visited a cherry orchard to experience something I’ve been avoiding. I discovered that it’s actually pretty good. Five years ago the Metropolitan Opera, led by its new and in…

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Quick Dynamic Pricing Question by Isaac Butler

By Isaac Butler I have a quick question for boosters of dynamic pricing. There are many claims made on behalf of dynamic pricing, the very claims that 99 asks about in this post. These are t…

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LA Theater Review: IT MUST BE HIM (Edgemar Center in Santa Monica) by Sarah Taylor Ellis

COMING OUT THROUGH SKETCH COMEDY It Must Be Him is in desperate need of a laugh track. Although penned by former writer of The Carol Burnett Show Kenny Solms, this semi-autobiographical roma…

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'Glee' Stars Won't Leave Series After Graduation, Producers Say by Dave Itzkoff

Brad Falchuk, a creator and producer of "Glee," said that Lea Michele, Chris Colfer and Cory Monteith will remain with the series in Season 4, following remarks by Ryan Murphy, a fellow crea…

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Box Office for Off-Broadway's Tricks The Devil Taught Me Will Open July 26 by Andrew Gans

The box office for Tricks The Devil Taught Me, the new play written and directed by Tony Georges that will begin previews at the Minetta Lane Theatre July 29, will open for business July 26.…

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BWW JR: Story Pirates- It's Like SNL for Kids! by Erin Leigh Peck

How often are you silly If you have little kids which pretty much all of you reading this article do, you probably spend a lot of time trying to be silly or trying to make your kids laugh a…

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert Toasts Marriage Equality on NBC’s ‘In the Wings’ by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

NBC’s “In the Wings” host Lauren Scala went backstage with Priscilla Queen Of The Desert The Musical stars Nick Adams, Jacqueline B. Arnold and Gavin Lodge to discuss marriage equalit…

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NYTW Sets Dates for Elevator Repair Service's The Select (The Sun Also Rises) by Adam Hetrick

The Select (The Sun Also Rises), Elevator Repair Service's take on Ernest Hemingway's classic, will begin previews Aug. 19 at the New York Theatre Workshop.

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The Help's Rising Star Emma Stone Hopes to Head to Broadway by Broadway.com

Hot young film actress Emma Stone hopes to add Broadway star to her growing resume, but notes a medical issue may sidetrack her musical dreams, according to Showbizspy.com. "I would …

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Adam Vesperman to Leap Into Title Role of Billy Elliot in London by Broadway.com

Adam Vesperman will make his West End debut on July 25 as the title character in Billy Elliot. Vesperman will alternate the role with Ryan Collinson, Josh Baker, Dean Charles-Chapman, and Sc…

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Clybourne Park by Tim Treanor

Bruce Norris won the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for this astonishing play not simply because of what he wrote, but for what he permits his actors to do. Most plays show characters utterin…

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Why Godspell, Why Now? Washington gives me a reminder by Ken Davenport

I got an email from a reader who had already bought tickets to Godspell who told me she couldn't wait to see it again. She talked about the score, the joy, and more. This reader knew all the…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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PS Classics Recording of Sweet Bye and Bye Hits Billboard Chart by Andrew Gans and Kenneth Jones

PS Classics' studio cast recording of Vernon Duke and Ogden Nash's 1946 musical, Sweet Bye and Bye, which was released July 12, debuted at #10 on the Billboard Top Cast Album chart i…

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London's Billy Elliot Welcomes Seattle-Born Adam Vesperman to Its Cast by Andrew Gans

Adam Vesperman, a 13-year-old performer from Seattle, makes his West End stage debut July 25 as Billy Elliot in the musical of the same name at the Victoria Palace Theatre; he is the 27th yo…

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Paul David Young's In the Summer Pavilion Will Make World Premiere at FringeNYC by Michael Gioia

Go In Her Room Productions in association with The Present Company will present the world premiere of In the Summer Pavilion, a new play by Paul David Young, beginning Aug. 13 at the Living …

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HAIR Be-In | Let the Sun Shine In by Givenik

HAIR Be-In | Let the Sun Shine In On Sunday, July 24th, the cast of HAIR celebrated the recent passing of Marriage Equality in New York State with a concert to benefit Broadway Impact. Chec…

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Kale Browne, Taylor Mller, Walt Willey to Star in Neil Simon's Plaza Suite by Brian Scott Lipton

Daytime drama stars Kale Browne, Taylor Miller, and Walt Willey will join a cast of local actors for a production of Neil Simon's Plaza Suite, to run July 29-31 at Ottawa High School Au…

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STAGE TUBE: John Barrowman Kisses Fan at Comic Con!

The cast of Torchwood was on hand during a press panel at Comic Con 2011. The panel was held on July 23rd in San Diego, and at the event, stage veteran John Barrowman sang 'Happy Birthday' t…

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Photo Coverage: AVENUE Q's Gay Couple 'Rod' & 'Rickey' Wed in NYC by Peter James Zielinski

The Tony Award-winning musical AVENUE Q celebrated same-sex marriage in the State of New York yesterday, July 24th when two of the show's stars - same-sex puppets Rod and Ricky -- exchanged …

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The Ultimate Pop Song Tournament: Games 3 and 4 (Joy Bomb Division) by Mark Blankenship

Welcome to Games 3 and 4 of the Ultimate Pop Song Tournament! These games are OPEN. They will close on Monday, July 29. For complete tournament rules and to see all open games, just go h…

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Want to be a household name? by Michael Roderick

Then you need to start thinking like a politician. In one of my Solving for X classes, I was asked about how someone becomes a brand name. The individual wanted to reach the level of another…

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Anna Ty Bergman, Blake Daniel to Join Matt Doyle for August 15 Le Poisson Rouge Concert by Andy Propst

Anna Ty Bergman and Blake Daniel will join Matt Doyle as he celebrates the release of his first EP, Daylight, with a concert to be held on August 15 at 10:30pm at Le Poisson Rouge. The recor…

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STAGE TUBE: Laura Bell Bundy Launches New COOTER COUNTY Series

In the clip below, Broadway's Laura Bell Bundy makes an addition to her hilarious Cooter County series that soofs TLC's 'Toodlers amp Tiaras,' appropriately titled 'Tampons amp Tiaras.'. Cli…

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Come to this Cabaret, old chum by Thomas Garvey

The funniest thing onstage in Boston this summer - and maybe the funniest thing you'll see on a local stage all year - is the scene above, from And the World Goes 'Round (at the New Rep thro…

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Kathy Brier, Kassie DePaiva, Bobbie Eakes Set for August 14 Triad Concert by Brian Scott Lipton

Former Hairspray leading lady Kathy Brier will appear alongside fellow ABC Daytime stars Kassie DePaiva and Bobbie Eakes at the Triad at 7pm on Monday, August 14. Brier has played Marcie Wa…

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Tovah Feldshuh to Perform Aging Is Optional at the Emelin Theatre in September by Andy Propst

Tovah Feldshuh will perform her new one-woman show Aging Is Optional at the Emelin Theatre on September 24 at 3pm and 8pm. Feldshuh earned Tony Award nominations for her performances in…

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Musical Adaptation of Lend Me a Tenor to Close Early in London by Broadway.com

The musical adaptation of Ken Ludwig's Lend Me a Tenor will shutter at the West End’s Gielgud Theatre on August 6. The Ian Talbot-helmed show began previews on June 2 and officiall…

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War Horse's Matt Doyle Will Celebrate New EP with Manhattan Concert by Andrew Gans

Matt Doyle, who is currently starring on Broadway in War Horse, will celebrate the release of his new EP, "Daylight," with an upcoming concert at Le Poisson Rouge in Manhattan.

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Matt Dolye Celebrates 'Daylight' Release with Concert at Le Poisson Rouge, 8/15

On August 15th, Matt Doyle War Horse, Spring Awakening, Bye Bye Birdie will celebrate the release of his debut EP, 'Daylight', with a concert at Le Poisson Rouge at 1030 PM.

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STAGE TUBE: Randy Rainbow and Miranda Sings Spoof COMPANY

Youtube stars Randy Rainbow and Miranda Sings celebrate gay marriage in a new video spoof that involves COMPANY, Michelle Bachman, and more. Check it out by clicking below

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Kat Gang at the Plaza by Trav S. D.

It was the Countess’s birthday last week and so we thought we’d finally take Ward Morehouse up on his kind invitation to see Kat Gang sing in her weekly gig at the Plaza’s …

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Broadway Celebrates Same-Sex Marriage by JK

When one considers the vast impact of gay and lesbian people on the theatre community, it should be no surprise to anyone that the community has been and will continue to be a loud and proud…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Death Takes a Holiday by StageGrade

Are critics celebrating or mourning "Death Takes a Holiday"?

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Spreading the idea by Adam Thurman

At a core level here is the question we all struggle with: How do you get an idea to spread? Ideas are ultimately stronger then things. Artistic performances come and go. It's the idea, the …

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Christianne Tisdale Replaces Ailing Jill Abramovitz in Barrington Mormons, Mothers and Monsters by Andrew Gans

Due to a serious throat infection and under doctor's orders, Jill Abramovitz will miss the remaining performances of the Barrington Stage Company's Musical Theatre Lab production of …

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A new FREE Shakespeare in Brooklyn Heights by Elyse Sommer

Summer and Shakespeare  go together like  crackers and cheese,  meat and potatoes.  For New Yorkers,  the Bard  has  been  in full  force  w…

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Christianne Tisdale Replaces Ailing Jill Abramovitz in Barrington Mormons, Mothers and Monsters by Andrew Gans

Due to a serious throat infection and under doctor's orders, Jill Abramovitz will miss the remaining performances of the Barrington Stage Company's Musical Theatre Lab production of …

Linked From Playbill at 09:33AM

Hanky Panky – Midtown Int’l Theatre Festival by Oscar E. Moore

Family reunions are never much fun, especially if they are taking place in the Flowering Fields Nursing Home

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The Shoemaker – Starring Danny Aiello by Oscar E. Moore

It's an unconvincing and confounding drama that has been stretched like salt water taffy to its limits.

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Elevator Repair Service's The Select (The Sun Also Rises) To Begin NYTW Run August 19 by Dan Bacalzo

Dates have been announced for New York Theatre Workshop's previously reported presentation of the New York premiere of Elevator Repair Service's The Select (The Sun Also Rises). Th…

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London's Lend Me a Tenor - the Musical to Shutter Early by Mark Shenton

Lend Me a Tenor - the Musical, based on Ken Ludwig’s play, will shutter at the West End’s Gielgud Theatre Aug. 6. The show, which originally opened June 15 following previews fro…

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Mario Di Gregorio, Alison Robertson, Elaine Rose, et al. Set for Glendale Centre Theatre's Beau Jest by Andy Propst

Casting has been announced for James Sherman's Beau Jest, to run August 18 - September 24 at the Glendale Centre Theatre. Martin Lang will direct the production. The romantic comedy c…

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Lend Me a Tenor The Musical to Play Final Performance August 6 at West End's Gielgud Theatre by Andy Propst

Lend Me a Tenor The Musical will play its final performance at the West End's Gielgud Theatre on August 6. Directed by Ian Talbor and featuring choreography by Randy Skinner, the produ…

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Adam Vesperman Joins West End's Billy Elliot in Title Role by Dan Bacalzo

Adam Vesperman, a 13-year-old from Seattle, Washington, will make his West End stage debut as the 27th boy to play the title role in the London production of Billy Elliot the Musical, at the…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Latitude: A Newcomer’s Eye-View by Barney Norris

Last weekend I had the thrill of seeing my play go on at Latitude Festival. The play, At First Sight, had been produced on tour in the new year by Up In Arms, the theatre company of which I…

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Breakthrough announces season winners by Elizabeth Maupin

Here’s a rundown on award winners from Breakthrough Theatre’s second season: Best Performance By A Student (Male): Nick Mazzini, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown Best Perfo…

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News: Bristol Swallows & Amazons Invade West End for Xmas

Bristol Old Vic's stage adaptation of Arthur Ransome's Swallows and Amazons will play a five-week run at the West End's Vaudeville Theatre this Christmas. Directed by the Bristol Old Vic's…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 08:18AM

Win a copy of the Theatre Uncut plays! by Lois Jeary

To coincide with A Younger Theatre’s interview with Theatre Uncut’s Hannah Price and Clara Brennan, Oberon Books has kindly provided five copies of ‘Theatre Uncut: A Respon…

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Review: Home Movies

"Every artist is a cannibal, every poet is a thief; all kill their inspiration and sing out their grief." This quote from a U2 song called "The Fly" has always seemed to me an extremely appr…

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Theatre Uncut brings protest to the stage by Lois Jeary

Hannah Price was not alone in her frustration as she watched George Osborne present the government’s Spending Review to the House of Commons last October. Yet what she did with the mou…

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Photo Coverage: HAIR Holds Be-In Benefiting Broadway Impact by Monica Simoes

Cast members from the critically acclaimed first national tour of HAIR The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, now on Broadway at the St. James Theatre for a Summer of Love run, held a Be-In …

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Roland Petit – review by Luke Jennings

Coliseum, LondonThe audience at the London Coliseum was treated to a thrilling display of virtuosity on Friday night when Ivan Vasiliev, the 22-year-old Bolshoi sensation, took the lead rol…

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The Shoemaker – Starring Danny Aiello Off B’way by Oscar E Moore

Danny Aiello is a fine actor.  The Shoemaker is a terrible play.  Written by Susan Charlotte, The Shoemaker is an unconvincing and confounding drama that has been stretched like salt water…

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Hanky Panky – Midtown Int’l Theatre Festival by Oscar E Moore

Family reunions are never much fun, especially if they are taking place in the Flowering Fields Nursing Home where Gus Gunther lies in a coma, deaf and dying of cancer with his extremely dys…

Linked From Oscar E. Moore at 07:56AM

LEND ME A TENOR West End Musical to Close Aug. 6

LEND ME A TENOR THE MUSICAL, the new musical comedy by Peter Sham and Brad Carroll, based on Ken Ludwig's award-winning play, which opened at the Gielgud Theatre earlier this summer to some …

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Die Fledermaus (Iris Theatre) by The Tyro Theatre Critic

After their gobsmackingly brilliant "A Midsummer Night's Dream", I came dashing back for Iris Theatre's "Die Fledermaus". Despite many of the cast's best efforts I came away rather disappoin…

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BWW's On This Day - July 25, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 25 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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News: Opening: Beauty Queen & Fela! Again, Betwixt!, Dames

Amongst the major London openings, in the West End and further afield, this week are: OPENING TUESDAY, 26 July 2011 (previews from 20 July), Joe Hill-Gibbins’ acclaimed production of …

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Lend Me a Tenor the Musical posts closing notices at Gielgud by Alistair Smith

Lend me a Tenor the Musical has posted closing notices, announcing that it will end its run at the West End's Gielgud Theatre on August 6.

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AFTRA Re-elects Reardon President by Daniel Holloway

The New York actor voices support for merger, then is appointed to a third two-year term.

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Southampton Is Pursuing Artistic Designs

While most towns in the Hamptons are hopping, the village of Southampton is looking for more, aiming to bring new life to its boutique-lined business district with a complete revamp.

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Getting Into SummerStage

Every year, the curatorial staff at SummerStage accepts thousands of applications from performers of music, dance, theater and spoken-word. Which category is most competitive?

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Washington Ensemble Theatre readies new season

Seattle's Washington Ensemble Theatre announces the 2011-12 season, opening in September with Joshua Conkel's "MilkMilk Lemonade."

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SLEEPING BEAUTY WAKES at the La Jolla Playhouse by Welton Jones

It’s the kind of idea that blooms late in a brainstorm session and then just never goes away until it becomes reality. ”How about a musical dealing with sleep disorders and featu…

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The Judy Show: My Life as a Sitcom is More Like Laugh In. by Suzanna Bowling

All right, with the heat and the oppressive feel to the city “The Judy Show: My Life as a Sitcom,” was exactly what I needed.  Laughing through most of the 80-minute monologue, …

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David Greenspan Plays All in “The Patsy” and "Jonas" by Suzanna Bowling

David Greenspan adapted Barry Conners' 1925 Broadway comedy “The Patsy,” which opened today and is paired with “Jonas,” a play written by Greenspan, at some of the pe…

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Move Over Laugh-In, The Greenwich Village Follies Is Very Interesting by Suzanna Bowling

I found The Greenwich Village Follies a much better entertainment than I thought when I entered the small bedroom sized space. The cast was milling around and Kevin R. Free trying too hard, …

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GATED and THE DICKENING - Talkin' Broadway's Reviews by Matthew Murray

Gated and The Dickening, part of the Midtown International Theatre Festival

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What's Playing on Broadway This Week: July 25-31 by BWW

Check to see what Broadway shows are playing on each night this week. Want to know what Broadway shows have Sunday evening performances Which Broadway shows have Wednesday matinees Just want…

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Visuals by Don Hall

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Everyday Moments 7: audio drama for private performance

This month's podcast is by film-maker Nick Whitfield, and is designed to be listened to first thing in the morning, with a cup of coffee, as an excuse to delay starting workThis month's podc…

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Quaids claim corruption keeping them in Canada by ANTHONY McCARTNEY

Randy Quaid says he would like to return to the United States one day, but he and his wife still fear they are being persecuted by California prosecutors and tabloid media.

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In nuanced narratives, we wait, listen, and learn by Jeffrey Gantz

Whether it’s “Swan Lake’’ or a piece of Lucinda Childs minimalism, dance has always told stories. George Balanchine may have eschewed plot in his neo-classical ballet…

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Rabe’s Nora makes this her ‘Doll’s House’ by Don Aucoin

WILLIAMSTOWN - Most actresses who tackle the role of Nora Helmer in “A Doll’s House’’ frame the character’s arc as a journey from coquettish submission to decis…

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Gavin Creel, John Tartaglia, Join BROADWAY STANDS UP FOR FREEDOM, 7/25

The New York Civil Liberties Union today announced the addition of two-time Tony nominee Gavin Creel and Tony nominee John Tartaglia to its star-studded lineup of award-winning performers fo…

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Colman Domingo to Officiate Gay Marriage Ceremonies at St. James Theatre, 7/25; Terri White, Ryan Dietz et al. to Wed

To celebrate the passage of the landmark legislation in New York State allowing same-sex couples to marry, the Broadway community will gather to marry some of their own, on stage at the St. …

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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News: Lend Me a Tenor Musical Posts Early Closing Notices, 6 Aug

Lend Me a Tenor The Musical has posted closing notices at the West End’s Gielgud Theatre. Following an out-of-town tryout in Plymouth last September, for which it was nominated for a Whats…

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Review: Journey’s End ****

David Grindley’s outstanding revival of RC Sherriff’s classic 1929 First World War play Journey’s End has been a staple of the touring repertoire since its first West End s…

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Blog: Party Time Tinged with Tragedy

It's only fair to give credit where credit is due. I've moaned in the past about the state of some West End theatres and their treatment of customers. Unfortunately we still have booking fee…

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Review: Mongrel Island ***

Surrealism sings at the Soho, director Steve Marmion following Anthony Neilson’s Realism::E8831308227063 with a bizarre office play by Ed Harris that provides an engagingly original ho…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Hamlet by Alison Croggon

Back in another age, when dinosaurs roamed the earth and I was a copygirl in the Finance section of that long-gone afternoon daily the Melbourne Herald, I found myself unexpectedly fascinate…

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"Chasing Manet" cast makes most of weak script by Kurt Brightonspecial To The Denver Post

Review: In Tina Howe's 2009 play "Chasing Manet," now showing at the Barth Hotel, we encounter two elderly ladies consigned to a nursing home who are dealing with very different problems fro…

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The Ultimate Pop Song Tournament: Games 1 and 2 (Joy Bomb Division) by Mark Blankenship

Welcome to Games 1 and 2 of the Ultimate Pop Song Tournament! These games are OPEN. They will close on Monday, July 29. For complete tournament rules and to see all open games, just go here.…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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OTHELLO (LEX THEATRE): 100% – SWEET

SWEET While Reel’s argument is finally more facile than convincing, his elegant, futuristic production design and Matt Richter’s expressive lights make swallowing it a not-unpala…

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Peter Gallagher & Liz Callaway Host The Actor's Fund CelebriTee Golf & Tennis Outing, 7/25

The Actors Fund's CelebriTee Golf amp Tennis Outing will take place on Monday, July 25th, at the historic Knickerbocker Country Club in Tenafly, New Jersey. The outing will include a day of…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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How My Thursday Evening Went by Monica Reida

On Thursday I had spent half of my day at work, the other half sitting in my comfy chair from IKEA that’s older than me, working on a post for Gapers Block, where I’m currently w…

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Mad about the Show at the York by Peter Filichia

In a way, The Mad Show is returning to its roots. This upcoming weekend, the 1966 hit revue will be a “Musical in Mufti” at the York Theatre, located on 54th Street between Lex a…

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Monday, July 25, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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One man in many roles 'part' of the problem by Elisabeth Vincentelli

The Transport Group has been on a roll lately. There was Mart Crowley's 1960s homosexual classic, "The Boys in the Band," done as a real-time party in a Chelsea penthouse, and the reinventio…

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Outdoor dance delights by Leigh Witchel

Sure, it's hot out there -- but the dancing's cool at the Lincoln Center Out of Doors Festival. This summer's edition features three headlining outdoor performances that range from avant-gar…

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Bradley Dean Is The Fantasticks' El Gallo Beginning July 25 by Adam Hetrick

Bradley Dean, who most recently starred opposite Bernadette Peters in the Broadway revival of A Little Night Music, rejoins the Off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks July 25 at the Snap…

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Today in Theatre History: JULY 25 by David Gewirtzman and Robert Viagas and Doug Nevin

1853 Birthday of Broadway impresario David Belasco, namesake of the Belasco Theatre, who wrote and/or produced dozens of plays including DuBarry, Zaza and Laugh, Clown, Laugh!, and two that …

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Quentin Earl Darrington, Kenita Miller, Alexandra Socha Celebrate Songwriters July 25 by Andrew Gans

The Duplex spotlights the work of two songwriters, Mark Sutton-Smith and Daniel Green, July 25 at 9:30 PM.

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Naughty/Nice, a Musical of Misfit Kids' Missives to Santa, Gets Starry Reading in NYC July 25 by Adam Hetrick

Christmas in July turned out hotter than expected. Naughty/Nice, a concert reading of a new musical comedy of darkly funny original letters to Santa Claus — featuring adult Broadway st…

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Andrew Rannells, Beth Leavel and Gavin Creel Stand Up for Freedom July 25 by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award winners Nikki M. James, Beth Leavel and Tony nominee Andrew Rannells take part in Broadway Stands Up for Freedom, a benefit concert for the New York Civil Liberties Union, July 25…

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Concert Celebrating Tommy Brent, With Michael McGrath, Meg Bussert, Fred Barton, Presented July 25 by Andrew Gans

A memorial service for Tommy Brent, a producer on the New England straw hat circuit who put in more than two decades as producer at Rhode Island's historic Theatre By The Sea, will be he…

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All Singin' All Dancin', With Lillias White, Darius de Haas, Carolee Carmello, Plays Town Hall July 25 by Andrew Gans

The fifth annual Summer Broadway Festival, which kicked off July 11 with Broadway Winners: The Award-Winning Music of Broadway, concludes July 25 with All Singin' All Dancin' at Manh…

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Same-Sex Couples from Theatre Community Wed On Stage at the St. James Theatre July 25 by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway community celebrates Marriage Equality in New York State July 25. Several couples, including Follies star Terri White and jewelry designer Donna Barnett, will be wed on the stag…

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Sweeney Returns: Len Cariou Sings Sondheim Unplugged July 25 by Adam Hetrick

Broadway's original Sweeney Todd, Len Cariou, joins Sarah Rice for the July 25 installment of Sondheim Unplugged at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.

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Marc Kudisch, David Turner, Kerry O'Malley Test Broadway-Bound Clear Day in NYC Lab, Starting July 25 by Kenneth Jones

Vineyard Theatre's developmental lab of the newly imagined, Broadway-bound musical On a Clear Day You Can See Forever gets presented to an invited audience July 25-30 at Vineyard…

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Problem Plays in the Park by Matt Wolf

Shakespeare in the Park explores two of Shakespeare's thorny "problem plays" — Measure for Measure and All's Well That Ends Well.

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Sister Act's Aléna Watters Hosts July 25 Monday Nights, New Voices Concert by Andrew Gans

Monday Nights, New Voices, the acclaimed concert series founded by composer Scott Alan to "showcase some of today's brightest new talent in New York," continues its eighth and …

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Justin Bartha and Anna Camp Are All New People, Opening Off-Broadway July 25 by Adam Hetrick

A bachelor's winter getaway to mend a broken heart is disrupted by a band of misfits in the world premiere of All New People, penned by "Scrubs" star Zach Braff and starring Ju…

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Alli Mauzey Is Audrey in Muny Little Shop of Horrors Starting July 25 by Andrew Gans

Alan Menken and Howard Ashman's cult-classic musical Little Shop of Horrors begins performances July 25 at the St. Louis Muny, the nation's oldest and largest outdoor theatre.

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Andrew Kober Hosts Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza III July 25 by Michael Gioia

Andrew Kober (Hair) hosts and performs in the third edition of the Barely Legal Showtune Extravaganza, presented by Alina Gutiérrez at Drom, July 25.

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