Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)

Who is Alan Rickman Playing? New Play Has Everyone Guessing by Roger Friedman

It was only a few minutes into “Seminar,” Theresa Rebeck’s new hit Broadway comedy, when I realized who Alan Rickman was playing: the famed book editor and writing teacher …

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Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend

Hottest Articles on from this weekend Sunday, November 20, 2011 - Sunday, November 20, 2011.

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Send In No Clowns: Sondheim's Over Critics

The Guardian (UK) 11/20/11

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I wandered over by Kyle

to the MOCA Pacific Design Center for Hedi Slimane: California Song this afternoon. The photos are all gorgeous, but a highlight was the security guard explaining the unusual installation o…

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)

The Blue Man Group (NYC) by The Tyro Theatre Critic

When the "Blue Man Group" had a show in London a few years back, I developed a mild addiction to their drumming insanity. That show died a death but they're still going strong in N…

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The cotton is high and shakin’ at Encores! show by Frank Scheck

In the opening number of “Cotton Club Parade,” Duke Ellington’s “Daybreak Express,” the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra re-creates the sound of a railroad train loudly barreling d…

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Rickman, ‘Seminar’ so write by Elisabeth Vincentelli

There are teachers who gently coax their charges. And then there’s Leonard, the brilliant editor who runs the titular fiction workshop in Theresa Rebeck’s new Broadway comedy “Seminar.…

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Theater Review | 'Wild Animals You Should Know': ‘Wild Animals You Should Know,’ by Thomas Higgins - Review by Ben Brantley

“Wild Animals You Should Know,” by Thomas Higgins, centers on an erotically charged relationship among Boy Scouts at a wilderness camp.

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Theater Review: ‘Seminar,’ by Theresa Rebeck, With Alan Rickman - Review by Ben Brantley

“Seminar,” a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, concerns aspiring novelists who sign up for classes with a celebrated fiction guru, played by the droll Alan Rickman.

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Seminar by Adaumbelle

I attended a special Blogger night at "Seminar" on Broadway. A truly wonderful evening with a special talkback with the one and only Jerry O'Connell! Check it out...

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New York Review: SEMINAR by Toby Zinman

A wonderful cast of four young very skilled actors is led by Alan Rickman in Theresa Rebeck's new dark comedy about writers, according to Toby Zinman.

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Review: Seminar by Dan Bacalzo

A terrific cast, led by Alan Rickman, overcomes the limits of the writing within Theresa Rebeck's engaging but contrived new Broadway play.

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Feature: Jackie's Back! by Kerry Reid

Chicago's popular The Jackie Wilson Story returns to the newly reopened Black Ensemble Theater Cultural Center.

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Review: Wild Animals You Should Know by Dan Bacalzo

Thomas Higgins' provocative new play involves a potential sex scandal within a Boy Scout troupe.

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)

Review: Richard II by David Finkle

The Pearl Theatre Company's production of Shakespeare's history play is extremely well-acted.

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Review: Seminar at by Elyse Sommer

With copy editing jobs disappearing with other publishing jobs, writers wanting a sharp eye cast on their fledgling literary efforts may well need an expensive private teacher like the one i…

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Breaking News: John Neville dies by The Charlebois Post

CTV has reported that John Neville, a titan of Canadian theatre, has died. Neville, born in London, England, in 1925 Neville became a well-known director/actor in companies across the countr…

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THEATER: Seminar by Aaron Riccio

Douglas (Jerry O'Connell) is a slick, Yaddo-referencing, New Yorker-ready writer; the smug sort of guy who likes to talk about the so-called "interiority and exteriority" of his peers. Izzy …

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This Week on Broadway for November 20, 2011: The One That Went On Too Long... by James Marino

Michael Portantiere, Lucky and The Mick from The Craptacular, Matt Windman and James Marino talk about Standing on Ceremony (The Gay Marriage Plays), Queen of the Mist, Hugh Jackman, Wild An…

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This Week on Broadway for November 20, 2011: The One That Went On Too Long… by James Marino

Notes and links for the podcast. Panel: James Marino | | Twitter | Facebook Michael Portantiere | | Facebook Lucky …

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Seminar reviewed by David Cote for Time Out New York by David Cote

Alan Rickman teaches us our A-B-Cs in this sassy new comedy.

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A Lover’s Guide to American Playwrights by Todd London by HowlRound

Mid-career is that moment most playwrights find themselves at the edge of an abyss. The moment can last years, during which the excitable support our field bestows on emerging and early-care…

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'Seminar' fanciful, but don't write it off

There are two bold and highly improbable things about "Seminar." First, the serious comedy by Theresa Rebeck is the rare new American play to arrive on star-driven Broadway with no bigger na…

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)

Seminar Review: Are the Best Writing Teachers Abusive? by Jonathan Mandell

In “Seminar,” Alan Rickman, though no longer Severus Snape (his role in all eight Harry Potter films), plays a character with striking similarities: Leonard starts off evil, ends up comp…

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Christmas goes haywire for a band of merry misfits

If you're of the view that adults getting together with family for the festive season usually behave like children, then Alan Ayckbourn's "Season Greetings" will offer a few confirmatory lau…

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Benedict Cumberbatch, Jonny Lee Miller, Sheridan Smith, et al. Win Evening Standard Awards by Andy Propst

The winners for this year's Evening Standard Theatre Awards have been announced, according to reporrts. Dame Edna Everage - aka Barry Humphries -- hosted the ceremony at London's …

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Groovelily's Striking 12 to Play NYC's Metropolitan Room by Brian Scott Lipton

Groovelily's holiday concert-theater piece Striking 12 will run December 26-31 at New York City's Metropolitan Room. The show, which features a book co-written by Rachel Sheinkin,…

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)

Janeane Garofalo, Daniel Oreskes, Morgan Spector Set for New Group's Russian Transport by Brian Scott Lipton

The New Group has announced casting for Erika Sheffer's Russian Transport, to begin performances on January 17 at the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row. Scott Elliott will direct the product…

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Janeane Garofalo, Daniel Oreskes, Morgan Spector Set for New Group's Russian Transport by Brian Scott Lipton

Janeane Garofalo, Daniel Oreskes, and Morgan Spector will be among the stars of the New Group's production of Erika Sheffer's Russian Transport, to begin performances on January 17…

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BWW TV: First Look at Liza Minnelli & Sam Harris in 'Schmoolie & Minnooli'! by BroadwayWorld TV

Jim Caruso's Broadway at Birdland concert series presented the premiere of Liza Minnelli and Sam Harris in Schmoolie amp Minnooli on Sunday November 20 at 6pm and Broadway Beat was there to …

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Matilda, One Man Two Guvnors, Sheridan Smith Among Winners of Evening Standard Theatre Awards by Mark Shenton

Two productions opening this week in London were honored with Evening Standard Theatre Awards, presented at the Savoy Theatre Nov. 20.

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Rocky Musical Will Get World Premiere in Fall 2012; Steven Hoggett, Kelly Devine, Alex Timbers in the Ring by Kenneth Jones

Rocky, the musical version of the Oscar-winning boxing movie, will get its world premiere at the Operettenhaus in Hamburg, Germany, in November 2012, producers Stage Entertainment, Sylvester…

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WILD ANIMALS YOU SHOULD KNOW - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

“Be Prepared,” runs the famous motto of the Boy Scouts of America, and that’s particularly good advice with respect to Thomas Higgins’s new play about the Scouts and Scouting, Wild A…

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Music Review: ‘Cotton Club Parade’ at City Center: A Hothouse of Swing by Stephen Holden

In “Cotton Club Parade,” the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra joins singers and dancers to bring the swing to classics of the Harlem Renaissance.

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Review Roundup: SEMINAR on Broadway Starring Alan Rickman - Updating LIVE! by BroadwayWorld

Produced by Jeffrey Finn, Jill Furman, John N. Hart Jr., Patrick Milling Smith, Roy Furman, David Ian, David Mirvish, Amy Nauiokas and James Spry, SEMINAR officially opened on Sunday, Novemb…

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Reasons to Be Pretty, Almeida Theatre, London

Gallantry is as rare as flower-arranging in the world of American dramatist Neil LaBute, so, in a sense, Steph should count herself lucky.

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Boos turn to cheers for playwright Bean as he scoops top drama awards

Two years ago, Richard Bean sparked the National Theatre's first ever onstage protest amid accusations that he had written a racist play. Last night he triumphed at the Evening Standard Thea…

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Seminar: Theater Review by David Rooney

David Rooney Sam Gold' directs Theresa Rebeck's entertaining new Broadway comedy with a stellar five-character ensemble.

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)

SEMINAR - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

"You’ll be giddy in the moment, but wracked with shame afterward."

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John Neville, Actor and Director of British and Canadian Stage, Dies at 86 by Kenneth Jones

John Neville, the respected British-born actor and director who was artistic director of Canada's Stratford Shakespeare Festival 1985-89, died in Toronto on Nov. 19, surrounded by family…

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Janeane Garofalo Joins New Group's RUSSIAN TRANSPORT by BroadwayWorld

Comedian, film and TV star Janeane Garofalo has just joined the New Group's production of Russian Transport by Erika Sheffer, directed by Scott Elliott. The production's run begins on Janua…

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Stockard Channing Out of OTHER DESERT CITIES for Knee Surgery by BroadwayWorld has learned that the Tony-winning star of OTHER DESERT CITIES, Stockard Channing is taking a leave from the production to undergo arthoscopic knee surgery on November 21. A…

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Rickman rants can’t save Theresa Rebeck’s latest play by Richard Ouzounian

It’s wonderful to have Alan Rickman back on stage again. It would be even nicer if we were appearing in a really good play.

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)

Former Stratford director John Neville died Saturday by Richard Ouzounian

John Neville, O.B.E. C.M., who ran theatres on two continents, starred on stage, screen and television and could list Judi Dench, Liv Ullman and Vanessa Redgrave among his leading ladies, di…

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Holland Taylor's "Ann" by John Olson

Taylor has written (or shall we say documented?) a wonderful character and fully inhabits her.

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Legit Reviews: Teaching the young proves a treacherous business for both tutor and students in "Seminar."

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TheatreScene: November 14 - 20 by JK

BROADWAY PHOTO-OP OF THE WEEK:Alicia Keys is probably more likely to have pictures taken of her than to being taking pictures, but here she is taking pictures of fans who lined up …

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)

Evening Standard theatre awards: pair win joint prize for Frankenstein roles by Mark Brown

Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternated for each performance of a three-month run at the National TheatreAfter alternating playing Victor Frankenstein and the Creature for each …

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#NEWPLAY TV WATCH PARTY: SoHo Gallery for Digital Art Sponsors Viewing Party for Cause by Arena Stage

SoHo Gallery for Digital Art, New York, NY: ON THE SPECTRUM (produced by Mixed Blood Theatre): will be projected LIVE onto a movie screen for a #NEWPLAY TV "Watch Party". Autism an…

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Stephen Sondheim: who needs critics?

Good reviews can be as harmful as bad ones, says Stephen Sondheim. In an extract from his new book, he reflects on a life of prizes, putdowns – and the joy of songs sung in SanskritAfter a…

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This Week on Broadway for November 20, 2011: The One That Went On Too Long… by James Marino

Michael Portantiere, Lucky and The Mick from The Craptacular, Matt Windman and James Marino talk about Standing on Ceremony (The Gay Marriage Plays), Queen of the Mist, Hugh Jackman, Wild An…

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News: Frankensteins Share Best Actor in Standard Awards, Smith Wins with Flare

Having shared the roles of the scientist and his creature in Frankenstein, Jonny Lee Miller and Benedict Cumberbatch now share the accolade of Best Actor for their performances in this year…

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ArtsBeat Blog: Janeane Garofalo Joins 'Russian Transport' by Adam W. Kepler

Ms. Garofalo, well-known for her comedic roles in television and film, will have a chance to show her dramatic chops on the stage for the first time.

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Way to Heaven

Legit Reviews: Juan Mayorga's Holocaust-themed "Way to Heaven" is a bold but failed employment of metatheatrical means to unearth a parcel of historical truth.

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)

#NEWPLAY FEST: @BostonCourt Announces PLAY/ground Festival (via @LABitterLemons) by Arena Stage

PASADENA, Calif., November 16, 2011 – The Theatre @ Boston Court announces PLAY/ground, the annual New Play Festival December 10-11, 2011 at Boston Court Performing Arts Center in Pasadena…

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Stockard Channing Out of Other Desert Cities Due to Knee Injury by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-winning actress Stockard Channing (Six Degrees of Separation, The House of Blue Leaves) is taking a brief break from Jon Robin Baitz's tense family drama Other Desert Cities t…

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Review: The Gray Girl (Factory Theater) by Scotty Zacher

Overall, Factory Theater’s production of The Gray Girl is underwhelming. With the culmination of an unfocused play, overwhelming volume, mediocre fight choreography and unmotivated charact…

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)

#NEWPLAY OPP: Puffin Foundation's Emerging Artist Grant Deadline (via @FracturedAtlas) by Arena Stage

Upcoming Emerging Artist Grant Deadline diannedebicella | Nov 10, 2011 11:31 am The Puffin Foundation is currently accepting grant applications from emerging artists in the fields of music, …

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Want to write? Can you declare yourself a writer? by Marése O'Sullivan

It’s one of the most beautiful human experiences, to touch somebody with your words. We can spark the imagination of a reader with just the scratch of a pen. We can create new realms of i…

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)

International review: Parle-moi d’amour, Café Théatre Des Beaux Arts by Sarah Williams

Imagine Rowan Atkinson fused with Sarkozy and you’d come close to envisaging the eccentric little man who giggles, grimaces, whines and whinnies over the stage as thirty years of marital a…

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Review: We Are Three Sisters by Chloe Ravat

We are Three Sisters, a new play by Blake Morrison, is an intelligently bold exploration into the lives of fêted literary siblings the Brontë sisters. With clever use of Anton Chekhov’s …

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Review: I Remember Green by Edward Franklin

Watching Heather Lister’s story of a blind teenager on the verge of leaving home recalling the events which led to his loss of sight and the subsequent fragmentation of his parents’ rela…

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Raul Esparza to Star in ‘Leap of Faith’ on Broadway Fall 2012 by Michael Spain

Raul Esparza is set to star in the musical “Leap of Faith” which is heading to Broadway in the fall of 2012. The musical is based on the 1992 film “Leap of Faith” which starred actor…

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EVENING STANDARD THEATRE AWARDS: Winners Announced Tonight! by Carrie Dunn

The Evening Standard Theatre Awards winners are announced tonight - keep checking back here for updates Benedict Cumberbatch, Jonny Lee Miller, Sheridan Smith and Kristin Scott Thomas are ju…

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Review: All Childish Things (Hubris Productions) by Scotty Zacher

Hubris Productions' *All Childish Things* consists of only one likeable character which, unfortunately, does not bode well for the play as a whole. This show, about the planning and executi…

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Reasons to be Pretty, Almeida, London

Michael Attenborough's fine cast bring out both the comedy and the pathos in a play about personal appearance

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Excerpt from a new play...SACRIFICE by Kristen Palmer

In case you missed the current issue of The Dramatist - which, I know, you may have, but you would have missed an excerpt of my play. And that would be too bad - so here is the excerpt. T…

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)

The Wicked Stage: What affect did 1920s America have on musical theatre? by Sarah Green

Ever since my first year of university, when my lecturers told this story, I have been fascinated by it and couldn’t help but share it with A Younger Theatre readers. Many of you may know …

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THEATER: Excerpt: 'Seminar' on Broadway

A scene from Theresa Rebeck's new comedy about a class led by a formidable writer, played by Alan Rickman. (Video courtesy of the production.)

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Private Live by

Music Box Theatre, Broadway By Adrienne Urbanski BOTTOM LINE: Private Lives tells a simple story with minimal character development, yet evokes plenty of laughter due to talented perf…

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)

STAGE TUBE: Brad Oscar Stars in Second Episode of OUTSIDE THE BOX by BroadwayWorld TV

The second episode of Outside the Box has been posted. In the latest episode, Brad Oscar The Producers, The Addams Family is asked to star in a new musical for the Outside The Box Musical Th…

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Theatre Pays For Itself, But We Won't Pay For It

Denver Post 11/20/11

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I Interview Playwrights Part 405: Emily Chadick Weiss by Adam

Emily Chadick Weiss Hometown: Brooklyn, NY (Brooklyn Heights) Current Town: Brooklyn, NY (Prospect Heights) Q:  Tell me about your pilot. A:  Many months ago, I thought, "I w…

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Fuse World Music Review: Morikeba Kouyate, Griot & Master Kora Musician, Dazzles by Arts Fuse Editor

Morikeba Kouyate’s vocals were amazing in their articulation and expression.

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Two Fall Fringe shows get held over by Lorraine Treanor

Capital Fringe Festival’s Fall Fringe, originally scheduled to close Sudayn, Nov 20th, has extended the two most popular productions in the original 11 show lineup. Good Girls Don’t…

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News: Live Tweeting: The 2011 Evening Standard Awards

The 57th Evening Standard Awards are presented in a ceremony being held tonight (20 November 2011) at London's Savoy Hotel. The ceremony is this year hosted by Dame Edna Everage, alter-ego o…

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Mandy Patinkin reunites with Patti LuPone: Mandy Patinkin talks about the ‘transfusion of joy’ he gets from performing with his Evita, Patti LuP by Ronni Reich

When Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin opened the original Broadway production of “Evita” together in 1979, they knew instantly that they had found a lasting connection. Terrified in the l…

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The Sunday Giveaway: 2 Tickets to Kander & Ebb's The Visit! by Ken Davenport

It's been called "one of the greatest musicals never to play New York" . . . and now, Kander and Ebb's The Visit, starring Chita Rivera and John Cullum, will be presented in the ci…

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)

Danny Burstein, Lauren Kennedy, Rebecca Luker, et al. Set for New Voices' In Development Concert by Brian Scott Lipton

The New Voices Collective will present In Development: New Songs from New Shows at Peter Norton Symphony Space at 8pm on Monday, December 12. The evening, to be directed by Annette Jolles, w…

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Alan Menken's "A Christmas Carol The Musical" Revival First Photos by BroadwayWorld

Arkansas Rep's newly revised "A Christmas Carol the Musical" directed by Alan Souza and designed by Bottari and Case to open soon.

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A playwright walks into a bar … by George Hunka

Given some of the comments on last Friday’s post, it appears that, to those of us of A Certain Age, Trevor Griffiths’ 1975 play Comedians affected quite a few young men and women…

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Photo Flash: Sylvestor Stallone Promotes ROCKY Musical in Germany by BroadwayWorld

Sylvestor Stallone was out signing autographs when he arrived for a press conference to present the new musical RPCKY in Hamburg, Germany.

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Art of Concealment, About the Life of Terence Rattigan, to Receive London Premiere by Mark Shenton

The Art of Concealment, a new play about the life of playwright Terence Rattigan written by Giles Cole, is to receive its London premiere, beginning performances at Jermyn Street Theatre Jan…

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Review: Duke Ellington's Cotton Club Parade by Jena Tesse Fox

City Center is recreating the legendary Harlem nightclub this weekend, backed by the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra.

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Black Sabbath on Broadway Not Likely by BroadwayWorld

According to reports from, Tony Iommi has recently revealed that the band Black Sabbath was once offered the opportunity to have their music be the inspiration for a Broadway s…

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Liam Neeson to Make 3D Hologram Appearance in Touring Arena Stage Version of The War of the Worlds by Mark Shenton

The long-running touring arena stage musical version of HG Wells' The War of the Worlds is to tour again, beginning performances at Liverpool's Echo Arena Dec. 1, 2012, then pla…

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)

Xerxes at the San Francisco Opera by Sarah B. Roberts

On Saturday night, I continue to combine my pursuit of entertainment with travel when I attend Xerxes at the San Francisco Opera.   It will be my first time at a west coast opera h…

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Photo Flash: BONNIE & CLYDE Birthday Pizza Party by Walter McBride

Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan and the producers of BONNIE amp CLYDE invited the entire company to a pizza party to celebrate their birthdays Laura November 19th amp Jeremy November 20thon Satur…

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Asuncion by Doug Marino

I tend to agree with Roma a lot.  When I say Roma, I assume you all know that I mean Roma Torre of NY1.  She's a bell-weather theater critic who tells it like it is and avoids most…

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FREEZE FRAME: BONNIE & CLYDE Birthday Pizza Party by Walter McBride

Laura Osnes, Jeremy Jordan and the producers of BONNIE amp CLYDE invited the entire company to a pizza party to celebrate their birthdays Laura November 19th amp Jeremy November 20thon Satur…

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Exclusive InDepth InterView: Stephen Sondheim On New Book, LOOK, I MADE A HAT; Filming FOLLIES?; Shakespeare; Future & More by Pat Cerasaro

Today, BroadwayWorld is extremely proud to present an extensive conversation with the modern master of the musical theatre himself, Stephen Sondheim, all about the incredibly revealing and t…

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Photo Coverage: Backstage with Cheyenne Jackson at Carnegie Hall by Linda Lenzi

Aside from the treat of Jackson himself, the audience was also treated to surprise guest Jane Krawkoski and other guest stars - Michael Winthers and Paul Castree. After the concert, Broadway…

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Photo Coverage: Cheyenne Jackson Performs at Carnegie Hall by Peter James Zielinski

On November 18 at 800pm, The New York Pops orchestra, conducted by Music Director Steven Reineke, took audiences back to the Mad Men era, when Bossa Nova was new and dance music was smooth a…

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)

Richard II by Robert Windeler

Sean McNall's finely nuanced performance in the title role, abetted by Grant Goodman's strong account of Richard's nemesis, lead this uncommonly clear-eyed production of Shakespeare's pro…

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Someone's Trying to Kill Me by Jason Fitzgerald

In this new play, a disjointed multimedia ghost story, writer-director Bryan Santiago's ambition exceeds his craft, resulting in a promising but baffling exercise in inarticulate creepines…

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Fuse Classical Music Review: Worcester Chamber Music Society — A Deeply Memorable Evening of Music Making by Arts Fuse Editor

The Worcester Chamber Music Society's combination of repertoire demonstrated how creative programming can lead to highly satisfying musical results: each piece had something to say to or abo…

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)

Don't want to go to heaven, don't want to go to hell, I happen to like New York... by Mark Shenton

I’ve just had a flying visit to New York in every sense — I went out on Thursday afternoon and am returning overnight tonight. I will have seen five shows in just three nights, and it wa…

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Woody Allen: A Documentary by Trav S.D.

This very promising-sounding documentary about Woody Allen premiers tonight and tomorrow on PBS’s American Masters. Mr. Allen and others often spout off about how he alone among the up…

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Private Lives by StageGrade

Are critics popping the champagne for "Private Lives"?

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BWW's On This Day - November 20, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 20 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)

NY Review: 'Seminar' by David Sheward

The writer's hand is too obvious in Theresa Rebeck's play about writers, but Alan Rickman's stingingly understated performance almost makes up for the play's shortcomings.

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 3am (Broadway Time)

Matthew Morrison at An Evening with Leona Lewis by

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 2am (Broadway Time)

Outside The Box Episode 2 by Outside The Box

Outside The Box Episode 2 Brad Oscar (The Producers, The Addams Family) is asked to star in a new musical for the Outside The Box Musical Theatre Company. Will he accept? What is the musi…

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Golem by Lisa Jo Sagolla

More like a ballet than a play or a traditional puppet-theater presentation, this uneven choreography-driven show features a hodgepodge cast of people and puppets.

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)

Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway by Kevin Daly

I’m sure there are some people in the world who have watched Hugh Jackman’s movies or have seen Hugh Jackman onstage and haven’t cared for him. I’m sure there are som…

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Cathy Rigby Flys Again As 'Peter Pan'

Follow CT Lifestyle & Entertainment News On The Courant's Features Buzz Facebook PageWhen do you take your child for his or her first trip to the theater?

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Alan Rickman: Truly, deeply appealing

Over the years, the British actor has built an impressive gallery of rogues and romantics. To him, it's just storytelling — and a love of language.Alan Rickman is aroused from a heavy-…

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Sunday, November 20, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)

It's Opening Night for Alan Rickman & Co. in Broadway's Seminar by

It’s opening night for Seminar, Theresa Rebeck’s biting new comedy starring Alan Rickman, Lily Rabe, Jerry O’Connell, Hamish Linklater and Hettienne Park. Directed by Sam G…

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The Abominable Showman, November 20, 2011 by The Charlebois Post

Sir Ian McKellanGay Old TimeBroadway embraces its gay actors while Hollywood continues to (mostly) shun theirsby Richard BurnettThe reason why rumours Richard Gere enjoys gerbils up his ass …

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STAGE TO SCREENS: Ralph Fiennes Talks to About Wrestling Coriolanus Onto the Big Screen by Christopher Wallenberg

Ralph Fiennes, a Tony Award winner for playing Hamlet, expresses his passion for Shakespeare by directing and starring in a new film adaptation of the Bard's bloody Roman tragedy Co…

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Pearl's Richard II, Starring Sean McNall, Opens Off-Broadway Nov. 20 by Adam Hetrick

Obie Award-winning actor Sean McNall is Shakespeare's Richard II, which officially opens Off-Broadway Nov. 20 at the Pearl Theatre Company's home at New York City Center Stage II.

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Wild Animals You Should Know, With Alice Ripley, Patrick Breen, Opens Nov. 20 by Adam Hetrick

The world premiere of Thomas Higgins' Wild Animals You Should Know, featuring Gideon Glick and Jay Armstrong Johnson as boy scouts on a unique excursion, officially opens Off-Broadway No…

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Captors, New York-Aimed Drama About Nazi War Criminal, Opens at the Huntington Nov. 20 by Adam Hetrick

Holocaust architect Adolf Eichmann is brought to justice in the Huntington Theatre Company world premiere of Evan M. Weiner's Captors, starring Michael Cristofer and Louis Cancelmi, whic…

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Write Stuff: Theresa Rebeck's Seminar, Starring Alan Rickman, Opens on Broadway by Kenneth Jones

Seminar, Theresa Rebeck's new play about the creative and personal tensions of four young novelists who are taking a private writing class with a potentially damaging teacher, opens on B…

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Brian d'Arcy James, Lucie Arnaz, Karen Ziemba and More Perform A Musical Salute to Marvin Hamlisch Nov. 20 by Michael Gioia

Encompass New Opera Theatre presents A Musical Salute!, honoring and celebrating the music of Tony Award winner Marvin Hamlisch, Nov. 20 at the National Arts Club.

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Liza Minnelli and Sam Harris Play Birdland Nov. 20-21 by Andrew Gans

Liza Minnelli and Sam Harris join forces for two concerts at the famed jazz club Birdland in Manhattan beginning Nov. 20.

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Actors Temple Benefit, Featuring Brent Barrett, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Jackie Hoffman, Lisa Lampanelli, Presented Nov. 20 by Andrew Gans

A host of Broadway and cabaret talent join forces Nov. 20 for a musical celebration to benefit the Actors Temple.

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Tony Yazbeck, Jill Paice, Lorna Luft Enjoy a White Christmas, Opening Nov. 20 at Paper Mill by Andrew Gans

The Paper Mill Playhouse's holiday-season run of Irving Berlin's White Christmas, which began previews Nov. 16 for a run through Dec. 24, officially opens Nov. 20.

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A Grinchy heart: Actor Stefan Karl loves the green meanie

Stefan Karl gets all green and mean when he becomes the Grinch, and it's not too much of a stretch, he says. While growing up in a small Icelandic fishing village, Mr. Karl was exposed to th…

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