Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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3 2's; or AFAR by StageGrade

Are critics admiring Mac Wellman's "3 2's; or AFAR"?

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Review: Between the Shadow and the Wall (Shadow and the Wall Productions) by Scotty Zacher

The press notes called this show a “dramatic psychological thriller,” but bordering on 2.5 hours, this play cannot decide what it wants to be. While that confusion may accurately reflect…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 396: Neena Beber by Adam

Neena Beber Hometown: Miami, Florida. Still Home. Current Town: New York City. Current can’t ever really replace Home, though it  has been a long slog of time. Q:  Wha…

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Beyond Words by StageGrade

Are critics behind "Beyond Words"?

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Blog: Mark Leiren-Young, October 22, 2011 by The Charlebois Post

October 22, 2011by Mark Leiren-Young (Reprinted with permission leiren-young.com)Not long after Never Shoot a Stampede Queen was published, one-man-show sensation TJ Dawe called. He wan…

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 10/22/2011

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 10222011.

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Los Angeles Theater Review: BUSTING OUT! (The Hayworth Theatre) by John Topping

THE REALLY BIGGIE TITTY COMMITTEE What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you’re told that you’re going to see a show with two women (Emma Powell and Mandi Lodge) who are going …

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Humor isn't lost in translation for 'Chinglish's' David Henry Hwang

The playwright mines the comedy of American-Chinese relations and miscommunications for his new Broadway play.David Henry Hwang's new Broadway comedy, "Chinglish," makes bright, mischievous …

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GYPSY at ion Theatre by Bill Eadie

ion Theatre, which I’ve called “the little company that could,” has set for itself a huge challenge this fall. The company is staging two difficult plays for overlapping r…

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Bay Area Theater Review: BELLWETHER (Marin Theatre Company in Mill Valley) by Stacy Trevenon

AN UNFORGETTABLE FAIRY TALE FOR GROWN-UPS Just in time for Halloween, Marin Theatre Company’s Bellwether takes its audiences into a deliciously spooky fairy tale world they won’t…

Linked From Stage and Cinema at 09:40PM

Duke Foundation creates nation's biggest artist-grant program

Artists who dream of getting a "genius grant" from the MacArthur Foundation, can add another plausible fantasy to their list: a call from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.Artists who dre…

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'Come Fly Away' with Twyla and Frank

First, Holley Farmer got the role of Babe in the new Tharp-choreographed musical using Sinatra songs. Then she became the poster girl for the show, which hits L.A. this week.I'm the girl in …

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Book Review: The Playbill Broadway Yearbook

Editor Robert Viagas and his team at Playbill have done it once again. The Playbill Broadway Yearbook for the 2010 – 11 Broadway season has just arrived. It’s formatted like a yearboo…

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Bill Bowers by Adaumbelle

Award winning actor and mime performer Bill Bowers discusses his new show "Beyond Words" playing at Urban Stages through October 30, studying under the legendary Marcel Marceau, as well as o…

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Feature: Karen Black Is One Smart Cookie by Jonas Schwartz

The veteran star discusses her role in the new comedy Moses Supposes.

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Being Jack Unterweger by Sam Hurwitt

THEATER REVIEW: BERKELEY Show #101: The Infernal Comedy, Cal Performances, October 21. By Sam Hurwitt For a dead serial killer, Jack Unterweger is a charming guy. In a white suit and sunglas…

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Shakespeare's plays tell us all we need to know about the man – except his identity by Robert McCrum

The elusive playwright's genius is examined again in Roland Emmerich's new film. But while the debate about who wrote the plays rages, only one thing remains sure: by his works shall we know…

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Marat/Sade – review by Andrew Dickson

Royal Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-AvonPeter Brook's notorious staging of Marat/Sade in 1964 may be one of the landmarks of British drama – the moment when the newly formed RSC went S&M –…

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Birmingham Royal Ballet; Beijing Dance Theatre – review by Luke Jennings

Sadler's Wells, LondonCheckmate, the chess ballet choreographed in 1937 by Ninette de Valois, founder of the Royal Ballet, is a revered heritage piece. So revered, in fact, that its turgid p…

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Jack the lad: Jack Whitehall interview by Viv Groskop

After his success in Fresh Meat, Jack Whitehall is touring the nation. Viv Groskop asks him: 'So, are you the next Michael McIntyre or the next Russell Brand?It would make sense to hate Jack…

Linked From The Guardian at 07:08PM

Lee Hall: the best performance I've ever seen by Gemma Kappala-Ramsamy

Derek Jacobi in Cyrano de Bergerac, RSC at the Barbican, London, 1983A small group of us were on a school trip and our teacher, Hilary Durman, managed to get us possibly the worst seats in t…

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Good – review by Clare Brennan

Royal Exchange, Manchester In a 2004 Guardian article celebrating CP Taylor's "unique contribution to British theatre", his fellow playwright, the late Alan Plater, described Good as "a…

Linked From The Guardian at 07:08PM

Jumpy; Inadmissible Evidence; Sixty-Six Books – review by Susannah Clapp

Royal Court; Donmar Warehouse; Bush, LondonTwo years ago when she was 17, Bel Powley was one of the stars in Polly Stenham's Tusk Tusk. Now here she is again, proving the staying power of th…

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Bolshoi's back after scandal-hit refurbishment

Whether the tsarist double-headed eagle or the hammer and sickle has adorned its portico, Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre is uniquely symbolic of Russian national identity and pride. On Friday, aft…

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Lucinda Childs, Barbican Theatre, London<br/>Richard Alston, Robin Howard Dance Theatre, London

Of all the sea-change moments in the history of dance, one of the least predictable was New York minimalism in the 1970s, a back-to-basics campaign if ever there was.

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Jumpy, Royal Court Downstairs, London Inadmissable Evidence, Donmar Warehouse, London Sixty-Six Books, Bush, London

She isn't happy. In April De Angelis's new comedy Jumpy, Tamsin Greig's Hilary has hit 50, we're told.

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Saturday Roundup: This Week on BroadwayWorld by BroadwayWorld

If you're looking for a quick roundup of this week's events in theatre, look no further - ehre are some of the best articles the week had to offer

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King Lear by William Shakespeare, directed by James Macdonald, The Public Theater by Yvonne Korshak

... not in our stars ... The cast is so star studded* that it’s surprising that this production comes out no more than a workman-like Lear. But that's still alot: since it’s such a great…

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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InDepth InterView: Connie Britton Talks AMERICAN HORROR STORY, Neighborhood Playhouse, African Children's Choir & More by Pat Cerasaro

Acing the tailor-made lead role in GLEE creators Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuks new supernaturally-themed FX series AMERICAN HORROR STORY, the former FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS star Connie Britton i…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 05:50PM

“GIVING THE NATION A NEW SYNCOPATION”: A discussion on “Ragtime” by Byrne Harrison

By Anthony James Host In January of 1998, at the age of 9, I was home from school on a snow day watching The Rosie O’Donnell show. She always had such wonderful guests and lots of funny bi…

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Tommy Tune's FIFTY FOUR FOREVER to Premiere at Jerry Herman Ring Theatre, 11/9-19 by Lauren Wolman

The new work conceived and directed by Tommy Tune and written by Mark Saltzman, originally titled FOREVER 54, will now be titled FIFTY FOUR FOREVER. It will receive its world premiere at The…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 04:29PM

Blogs by The Charlebois Post

Coming Soon:We have asked several theatre people to submit to CPC on an as-the-mood-strikes basis.Gaëtan L. CharleboisMark Leiren-Young

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See Rising Action Theatre’s “Leopold & Loeb” For The Thrill Of It by Bill Hirschman

Thrill Me isn't an easy undertaking, but the verdict is more than clear; Rising Action Theater's production is must-see thrilling.

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12 DAYS OF HUGH JACKMAN: Countdown to HUGH JACKMAN BACK ON BROADWAY- Day3 by BroadwayWorld TV

Hugh Jackman, BACK ON BROADWAY begins previews on October 25, and in celebration of the Tony-winner's return the the Great White Way, BroadwayWorld will feature a daily countdown of his grea…

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Review: (Montreal) Coma Unplugged by The Charlebois Post

Glenda Braganza and Éloi ArchamBaudoinInto The Head of AnotherA bizarre journey reveals truth about real life and imaginationby Estelle RosenWhat would we see if we were Daniel Martin (Élo…

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A Bouquet of Irises (Acker) by Bill Hirschman

  It’s been a while since we’ve seen local theater icon Iris Acker on stage except on On Stage With Iris Acker on her BECON TV theater interview program. So it’s an occasion worth…

Linked From Florida Theater On Stage at 04:00PM
Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Close Your Eyes And Listen: War of the Worlds by Bill Hirschman

Theater lovers trying to avoid the little monsters haunting the neighborhood on Halloween have an option. AirPlayz, a company dedicated to the art of radio drama produced by 2Watts Productio…

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Enter Stage Left: Outré Theatre Company by Bill Hirschman

So theater is dead? Don’t tell the newest kid on the block, the Outré Theatre Company, a regional troupe that describes itself as “unconventional, outrageous and out of the ordinary.”…

Linked From Florida Theater On Stage at 03:53PM

Playbill Video Visits Hugh Jackman in Rehearsals for His Broadway Return (Video) by Michael C. Gioia

Tony Award winner Hugh Jackman (The Boy from Oz) is making a return to Broadway in his solo show Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway, which is scheduled to begin previews Oct. 25, prior to an off…

Linked From Playbill at 03:50PM

#NEWPLAY ASKS: Does SWAG and THEATRE belong in the same sentence? by Arena Stage

Does SWAG and THEATRE belong in the same sentence? Is Theatre HIP enuf to include this type of terminology or should we stick to our REGULAR terms? Send your Video thoughts to us! Just recor…

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#NEWPLAY ASKS: Jordan Mahome What's the Future of Theatre? by Arena Stage

Jordan Mahome answers: What's the Future of Theatre? If you want to share your video on this blog: 1. You can go to youtube.com/​my_webcam 2. Record Your Response with your webcam 3. Add #…

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#NEWPLAY ASKS: Does SWAG+THEATRE Belong in the Same Sentence? by Arena Stage

Kevin Becerra answers Does SWAG+THEATRE belong in the same sentence? If you want to share your video on this blog: 1. You can go to youtube.com/​my_webcam 2. Record Your Response with your…

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#NEWPLAY ONLINE POSSE: @LMDAmericas is Calling All Tweeters! by Arena Stage

Each week, a Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas member will be handed the reigns of the LMDA twitter account to spotlight a specific project, production, festival, etc that s/h…

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#NEWPLAY FEST: @thenewblackfest Reading Series This Sunday!! by Arena Stage

Annie Bosh is Missing by Janine Nabers directed by Jade King Carroll In this provocative new play, a family is swept into their own storm of violence when Annie Bosh, a bi-racial recovering …

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Colton Ford, Seph Stanek, et al. Set for Little House on the Ferry by Brian Scott Lipton

Casting and creative team have been announced for the new Off-Broadway musical Little House on the Ferry, written and directed by Jeffrey Wechter, to run November 3-20 at the American Theatr…

Linked From TheaterMania at 02:43PM

PHOTO FLASH: England's Princess Beatrice Visits Cirque du Soleil's O by Brian Scott Lipton

Princess Beatrice of York attended the Friday, October 21 performance of Cirque du Soleil's long-running show O at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas. Princess Beatrice, who is the daught…

Linked From TheaterMania at 02:29PM

Relatively Speaking by Lesley Alexander

What do a mental patient with a philosophical bent, a dumb-blond widow, and a philanderer professing true love, have in common? Why, dysfunctional family dynamics, of course - the stuff of w…

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Keep Bringing the Love LemonHeads!

First of all, thanks so much to everyone who has voted so far in our Love a Local Business Campaign. Intuit has created a hiring grant for small businesses of 25k to 50k and we are doing our…

Linked From Bitter Lemons at 02:15PM

Review: From The Circle: Remembering Earth Through Folktales (Filament Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Filament Theatre's new work is a beautiful lesson about nature and human nature. Check it out!

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Interview: Edward Bond on Saved by TheatreVOICE

Interview: Edward Bond joins Sean Holmes, artistic director of the Lyric Hammersmith to discuss the latter's revival of his landmark 1965 play, Saved, which features the stoning to death of …

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Kauffman Center is a reason to visit Kansas City

New performing arts center delivers entertainment on multiple levels -- and there's always barbecue, shopping and fried chicken on the other side of the state.

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Boards: It's "all aboard!" ... or a train wreck by John Moore

For any arts organization, curating a board of directors is as important as curating any million-dollar work of art. Just going after the richest, the most wanted and most famous can backfir…

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A Decade of Dancing Queen, Spandex & Mega-Mixes: Mamma Mia! Turns 10! by JK

    Memphis isn't the only show celebrating big things on Broadway this week.  One of my favorite fun shows (read guilty pleasures) turned a decade old on October 18.&…

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Recommendation: The Pumpkin Pie Show by Aaron Riccio

Several times now, I've had last minute things come up that conspire to keep me from covering this year's annual dose of The Pumpkin Pie Show, the creepily poetic show from Clay McLeod Chapm…

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The Saturday Saying

“Though I found my interest steadily lagging after the play’s delightfully unique opening scene, a sextet of noteworthy performances and another terrific design package make Monkey A…

Linked From Bitter Lemons at 12:15PM

"It Shoulda Been You" - George Street Playhouse by Bob Rendell

With his 2011-2012 season opening production It Shoulda Been You, George Street artistic director David Saint is bringing an "all-star" musical-comedy experience to an unequivocally delighte…

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Duke Foundation creates nation's biggest artist-grant program by Mike Boehm

The Doris Duke Foundation has announced a new $50 million funding initiative for jazz, contemporary dance and theater, which includes the nation's biggest charitable grant program for indivi…

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ICPP 2012-2013 applications available by Andy Horwitz

Institute for Curatorial Practice in Performance (ICPP) Certificate Program is taking applications for its second cohort of participants.

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Who won the tickets to Priscilla on Broadway? by Ken Davenport

Well, stuff my bra, did we have some serious entires to our "Make Your Own Musical Drag Name" contest this week. We had over 140 of you chime in! Not since our "Nun Game"…

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New Georges presents Sylvan Oswald’s “Nightlands” at HERE by Andy Horwitz

Only a few days left to catch playwright Sylvan Oswald's new work, "Nightlands" presented by New Georges at HERE.

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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David Henry Hwang confronts the language barrier in 'Chinglish' by Charles McNulty

David Henry Hwang talks about his new play, "Chinglish," which opens Oct. 27 on Broadway

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Media actress happy with her horrible role by Ruth Rovner

Being called a “monster” doesn’t bother Carla Belver. She plays a sharp-tongued matriarch in the award-winning drama, “August: Osage County” now on stage at the Arden Theatre in Ph…

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Review: A Greater Tuna by Rebecca Felgate

St Mary’s University of Minnesota School of the Arts is back in South West London for a consecutive year to present Greater Tuna, “a hilarious satire of small-town American morals…

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Michael Learned to Temporarily Join CBS' The Young and the Restless by Brian Scott Lipton

Emmy Award winner Michael Learned will temporarily fill in for Jeanne Cooper as Katherine Chancellor or CBS' top-rated daytime drama, The Young and the Restless, starting on November 10…

Linked From TheaterMania at 10:43AM

The Royal Court hosts free theatre workshops over the next few weeks. by Rebecca Felgate

The Royal Court Theatre is providing free theatre workshops for all ages in Peckham over half term next week. The Theatre Local project is the second instalment of local theatre conceived b…

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Old Vic New Voices 24 Hour Plays by Ellen Carr

A mere few days until the kick off of the 24 Hour Plays, Head of Old Vic New Voices Steve Winter talked to Ellen Carr about the plays, spilling the behind the scenes secrets on how they work…

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Kim Kardashian, Jurnee Smollett Set for Tyler Perry's The Marriage Counselor Film by Andy Propst

Kim Kardashian and Jurnee Smollett have been cast in Tyler Perry's movie version of his play, The Marriage Counselor, according to a report on Deadline.com. The piece centers on Judith…

Linked From TheaterMania at 10:29AM

Gossip Girl's November 14 Episode Set at Sleep No More by Brian Scott Lipton

The November 14 episode of the hit CW drama Gossip Girl will take place at the Off-Broadway hit Sleep No More, which is currently playing at The McKittrick Hotel in Chelsea, according to EW.…

Linked From TheaterMania at 10:22AM

The Path to Broadway: Jennifer Lim and Stephen Pucci by Mark Blankenship

The “Chinglish” actors speak two languages in their Broadway debuts At the moment, Broadway shows are set everywhere from the African plains to the Australian outback to the tren…

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The Poe Show by Tim Treanor

There are no ghosts. You know this, and so do I, so let’s stop all the nonsense. Also, there are no zombies or vampires, no matter how much we would have it otherwise; and aliens do not wi…

Linked From DC Theatre Scene at 10:15AM

Robert Lopez to Be Honored at November 7 Suites by Sondheim Benefit by Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award winner Robert Lopez will receive the Award of Excellence at the Philippine Development Foundation's benefit concert, PhilDev Celebrates Broadway: Suites by Sondheim, to be he…

Linked From TheaterMania at 10:01AM
Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Chicago by Andy Propst

Kara DioGuardi gives an impressive performance as Roxie Hart in the long-running production of John Kander and Fred Ebb's murderous musical.

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Headline: Photo Flash: Lauren Kennedy Stars as EVITA in North Carolina by BroadwayWorld

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premier producer of professional Broadway musical revivals is excited to produce the Andrew Lloyd Webber sensation Evita this Fall. The production will o…

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ReEntry by Steve Hallex

If you are seeking a nuts-and-bolts review of KJ Sanchez and Emily Ackerman’s ReEntry, you need to look elsewhere.  I can’t provide that; this is simply a play that resists that kind of…

Linked From DC Theatre Scene at 09:15AM

Memorial Service for Caldwell Titcomb, Theater and Music Critic by Bill Marx

There will be a memorial service for Caldwell Titcomb, invaluable friend of the arts in New England, on October 29 at 2 p.m. in the Memorial Church at Harvard University.

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Singing Hallelujah for "Sons of the Prophet" by Jan Simpson

The New York Times critic Charles Isherwood has declared that Stephen Karam’s new play Sons of the Prophet is “the first important new play of the fall season.” That’s quite a compli…

Linked From Broadway & Me at 09:00AM
Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Play-by-Play: Patti Murin Shares the Story Behind Lysistrata Jones (Video) by Michael C. Gioia

Patti Murin, who will again play the title role in Lysistrata Jones when the musical hits Broadway’s Walter Kerr Theatre Nov. 12, is offering her play-by-play on "Fierce Females…

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Live Blog: Old Vic New Voices’ 24 Hour Plays 2011 by Jake Orr

What happens when you take 50 actors, directors, writers and producers and give them 24 hours to put on a play in front of 1,000 audience members at The Old Vic Theatre? Well, you’re a…

Linked From A Younger Theatre at 07:58AM

'Hamlet' On An Elevator? The Bard Gets A New Venue by Gloria Hillard

Wearing suits and somewhat harried expressions, veteran actors Michael Rothhaar and Tony Pasqualini blend right in with the lunch crowd of this Los Angeles office building. As they head in…

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Stars of Vaudeville #376: James A. Bland by Trav S. D.

James A. Bland (born this day in 1854) was “The Prince of Negro Songwriters” and “The World’s Greatest Minstrel Man”, author of some 700 songs, including “…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 07:36AM

Freeman, Microsoft team up on arts-center gift

Developer Kemper Freeman and Microsoft, vowing that political differences won't prevent them from working together on civic projects, announced Friday they are contributing $1 million each t…

Linked From The Seattle Times at 07:31AM

Rookies propel Broadway box office rise

Legit News: 'Follies' returns to millionaires club -- Broadway box office gained some steam in Week 20 (Oct. 10-16) as four productions began previews and "Follies" returned to the millionai…

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Broadway gets religion

Legit News: Stage producers tap into faith-based audiences -- This season, Broadway's finding its faith.

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Four boost road grosses

Legit News: Road grosses -- Four of the nine shows pulled in more than $1 million in Week 20 (Oct. 10-16).

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Stars of Vaudeville #375: Mitzi Green by Trav S. D.

Child star Mitzi Green (born today in 1920) got her start performing in a vaudeville act with her parents, Keno and Green. Before long, the parents dropped out! The talented kid could do imp…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 07:29AM

Raymond Hitchcock by Trav S. D.

Today is the birthday of Broadway comedian Raymond Hitchcock, most famous for his Hitchykoo series of revues (see full bio here). Here he is singing “In the Days of Old”, from th…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 07:22AM

Who Could've Done More? by Don Hall

The truth is that this President has done a good job in what has been one of the most difficult periods of modern history. He saved the economy from ruin (until the Tea Party took over Congr…

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BWW's On This Day - October 22, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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WABC Features BROADWAY BACKSTAGE Fall Preview by BroadwayWorld

This weekend, ABC-7 will air a half-hour special on the best of the new Broadway season, including AN EVENING WITH PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN, HUGH JACKMAN ON BROADWAY, MAN AND BOY, PRI…

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Laura Benanti Performs at Landmark on Main Street Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Landmark on Main Street proudly opens its Main Street Cabaret Series with Tony Award winner and star of NBC's new show The Playboy Club on Saturday, October 22 at 8 PM.

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Audra McDonald Brings Concert Tour to Carnegie Hall Tonight by BroadwayWorld

With four Tony Awards and two Grammy Awards, the Juilliard-trained Audra McDonald returns to performing live full-time this month following four seasons playing Dr. Naomi Bennett on ABC's hi…

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Blog: Year of the Producer Blog: Stage One - Busy Busy

Inspired by our adoption of Stage One as the charity for the 2012 Whatsonstage.com Awards, we’re declaring this the “Year of the Producer” on Whatsonstage.com, and are runn…

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Photos: Bailey & Van Outen Make Shrek Media Night

Although she started performances at the beginning of the month, Girls Aloud star Kimberley Walsh 'officially' joined the cast of Shrek with a special media night held on Thursday (20 Octobe…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 04:37AM

Balanchine on a budget by Leigh Witchel

Does being a great muse make you a great director? Suzanne Farrell was one of choreographer George Balanchine’s inspirations and formed her own group dedicated to performing and preserving…

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Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Symphony review: TSO, Denève and Vogt at Roy Thomson Hall by Arthur Kaptainis

Suspense grew steadily in the opening minutes of the concert Thursday night at Roy Thomson Hall. Would the Toronto Symphony Orchestra accomplish what it had lately failed so often to do, by …

Linked From National Post (Canada) at 01:45AM

Elaine Stritch Plays the Town Hall Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Details have just been released on concerts featuring Broadway legends Elaine Stritch and Lorna Luft at New York City's Town Hall. Stritch will appear on October 22at 8Pm, while Luft will tr…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:31AM
Saturday, October 22, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Multi-Racial All My Sons Opens at L.A.'s Matrix Oct. 22 by Adam Hetrick

Arthur Miller's All My Sons takes on a new dimension in the Matrix Theatre's multi-racial staging, which officially opens Oct. 22 after previews that began Oct. 13 in Los Angeles.

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Laura Benanti Offers Solo Concert at Landmark On Main Street Oct. 22 by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-winning actress Laura Benanti, last seen on Broadway in Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown and on TV in NBC's "Playboy Club," takes center stage in a solo eve…

Linked From Playbill at 12:09AM

Bring It On Cast Performs at L.A.'s Universal CityWalk Oct. 22 by Adam Hetrick

Cast members from Bring It On, the new musical about competitive cheerleading, join Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda to offer fans a special performance Oct. 22 at Universal CityWalk in …

Linked From Playbill at 12:09AM

Everybody Rise! Elaine Stritch Plays Town Hall Oct. 22 by Andrew Gans

The Seventh Annual Broadway Cabaret Festival, which was created, written and hosted for The Town Hall by Scott Siegel and kicked off Oct. 16 with an afternoon entitled Broadway Originals!, c…

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Audra McDonald Plays Carnegie Hall Oct. 22 by Andrew Gans

Prior to her return to Broadway in the American Repertory Theater production of the George and Ira Gershwin-DuBose Heyward folk opera Porgy and Bess, which begins performances Dec. 17 a…

Linked From Playbill at 12:09AM

Little Shop of Horrors Blooms at Gallery Players Oct. 22 by Adam Hetrick

Little Shop of Horrors, featuring Philip Jackson Smith and Emily McNamara, opens for business Oct. 22 at the Gallery Players in Park Slope, Brooklyn.

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Tituss Burgess, Ramona Keller and Patricia Phillips Sing Motown's Greatest Hits Oct. 22 by Michael Gioia

Broadway stars Tituss Burgess, Ramona Keller and Patricia Phillips take part in I Hear a Symphony: Motown's Greatest Hits Oct. 22 at the Orpheum in Sioux City, IA.

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Lauren Kennedy Is Evita for North Carolina Theatre Beginning Oct. 22 by Andrew Gans

Lauren Kennedy shows off her star quality as controversial political figure Eva Peron in the North Carolina Theatre's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Evita Oct. 22-3…

Linked From Playbill at 12:09AM

PLAYBILL.COM'S BRIEF ENCOUNTER With Gospel Star (and Show Tune Fan) Sandi Patty by Kenneth Jones

Sandi Patty has sold 11 million albums (give or take a few) of gospel music. Her love of show tunes has finally surfaced, on a new disc called "Broadway Stories."

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Sun (Audio Movie), by Hair's James Rado and Gerome Ragni, Plays Theatre 80 Oct. 22 by Michael Gioia

Howl! Arts Project 2011, The Actors Fund and Jim Rado's In the Dark Theater present Sun (Audio Movie)—the only full-length musical, other than Hair, written by Tony Award nominees …

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ABC's "Broadway Backstage Fall Preview" Spotlights Hugh Jackman, Man and Boy, Private Lives Oct. 22 by Andrew Gans

ABC-7 in the New York metropolitan area airs its "Broadway Backstage Fall Preview" Oct. 22 at 7:30 PM.

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The Submission, a Dark Comedy About Theatre People Behaving Badly, Ends Off-Broadway Run by Adam Hetrick

MCC Theatre's world-premiere limited engagement of Jeff Talbott's The Submission — a talk-of-the-town play that has seen sold-out, turnaway business at the box office during it…

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Theatre For Thought, October 22, 2011 by The Charlebois Post

SHAKESPEARE AND THE OTHER 99%...the canon is a symbol for the ultimate possibilities of artistic thought and for the universality of the human condition.joel fishbaneHate laws are being re-e…

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Bringing a Nigerian rock god to life by Richard Ouzounian

In Fela!, legendary Nigerian musician and activist Fela Kuti's daring artistry is celebrated.

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Flesh-eating water horses are just the beginning

THE SCORPIO RACESBy Maggie StiefvaterScholastic, 409 pages, $19.99 Ages 12 and up

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Margaret Atwood’s In Other Worlds by Alex Good

Margaret Atwood lives in many literary universes. Here’s what she has to say about the science fiction one

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Review: The Tragedy of Maria Macabre

With Halloween just around the corner, Rachel Klein's new performance dance piece The Tragedy of Maria Macabre comes at the perfect time. After being workshopped for the past two years in va…

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