Monday, November 21, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Katharine McPhee Takes on Christina Aguilera’s ‘Beautiful’ in ‘Smash’ Pilot by Michael Spain

Actress Katherine McPhee covers Christina Aguilera’s song “Beautiful” on the pilot for NBC’s new show “Smash.” The show premieresMonday, February 6, 2012 at 10pm. In addition to …

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Short Cuts: Jumping off The Balcony with The Divine Sister by Thomas Garvey

A tech rehearsal for The Balcony.In his program notes to The Balcony (which closed last weekend at Boston Conservatory), director John Kuntz tells us that he attempted to approach Jean Genet…

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One Man, Two Guvnors – review by Michael Billington

Adelphi, LondonTransfers can be tricky. But Richard Bean's updated version of Goldoni's comic classic seems, if anything, even funnier than it did at the National. The text has been shortene…

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Broadway Review: ‘‘An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy P

If two of Broadway's enduring stars were looking to create an intimate concert in a large Broadway house, that's just what they've done in An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, wh…

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Theater review: 'The Night Watcher' at the Kirk Douglas Theatre by Charles McNulty

Charles McNulty reviews Charlayne Woodard's "The Night Watcher" at the Kirk Douglas Theatre.

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'Chefs Onstage' With Orfeh, Tituss Burgess, et al. to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by BroadwayWorld

SpeerARTS will present Chefs Onstagean evening of world-class cuisine and Tony Award-nominated entertainersall benefiting Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS.

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A depressing comedy — Vigil by Pauline Adamek

An odd downer of a ‘comedy,’ written and directed by Morris Panych, Vigil sets its maudlin tone from lights up. A large and slovenly middle-aged man has appeared, suitcase in hand, in th…

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THEATER: Excerpt: 'Blood and Gifts'

A scene from J. T. Rogers's new play about the Soviet-Afghan war of the 1980s. (Video courtesy of Lincoln Center Theater.)

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Theater Review | 'An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin': ‘An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin’ - Review by Charles Isherwood

Watching “An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin” is a bit like riding a wooden roller coaster: one minute you’re levitating with exhilaration, the next you’re clinging to y…

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THEATER: LuPone and Patinkin on Broadway

Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin sing “In Buddy’s Eyes,” from the musical “Follies,” in their new Broadway show at the Ethel Barrymore Theater. (Video courtesy of the production.)

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Theater Review | 'Blood and Gifts': ‘Blood and Gifts’ at Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater - Review by Charles Isherwood

“Blood and Gifts” centers on intelligence officers from the United States, Britain, Pakistan and the Soviet Union involved in Afghanistan in the 1980s.

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Review: White Christmas by Matt Windman

The Paper Mill Playhouse serves up a first-rate production of the beloved tuner.

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Review: Blood and Gifts by Andy Propst

J.T. Rogers' compelling new play about America's covert involvement in Afghanistan's war on Russia benefits from a host of fine performances.

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Review: An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin by David Finkle

The two Broadway stars haven't fully lost their mannerisms in this often exciting show.

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Feature: David Esbjornson's Driving Forces by Linda Fowler

The busy director discusses his many new projects as well as his work at Mason Gross School of the Arts.

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The No. 1 Reason To See: An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin by Jesse North

She overthrew Ethel Merman as the top Mamma Rose and he avenged the death of his father while rescuing a princess. But before Patti LuPone was lauded in Gypsy and Mandy Patinkin won hearts i…

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AN EVENING WITH PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

"If two first-tier, above-the-marquee, take-it-to-the-bank stars are in the same show together, is it too much to ask that at least one delivers the name-making goods before the middle of Ac…

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin: Theater Review by David Rooney

You gotta love Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin. No, really, you gotta absolutely love them to be anything but underwhelmed by this lazily conceived valentine.

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LuPone, Patinkin and some great theater

Restraint is not the first word one expects to use when describing either Patti LuPone or Mandy Patinkin. Conventional discipline and delicate taste are not qualities that have defined the m…

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The Weekly Howl talks about 'Happy Thanksgiving' in only one Tweet! #newplay by Arena Stage

Hello #NEWPLAY Community! We wanted to say a huge THANK YOU for tweeting with us every Tuesday for the Weekly Howl, but we're going to take this Tuesday off to store up some energy to rock i…

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Muny offers holiday gift cards

New gift cards are now on sale

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#NEWPLAY OPP: Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation accepting apps for USArtists International (via @FracturedAtlas) by Arena Stage

Upcoming Grant Deadline diannedebicella | Nov 4, 2011 6:00 am The Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation is accepting applications for USArtists International. Who they fund: Through USAI, grants are …

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What To See on Broadway If You’ve Never Been. Tweets 84 by Jonathan Mandell

Follow on Twitter at @NewYorkTheater Shows are opening regularly now on Broadway — see my review below of “Seminar” with Allan Rickman — and four new shows were at le…

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#NEWPLAY AWARD: Clubbed Thumb Awards 2011-12 Biennial Commission by Arena Stage

Clubbed Thumb Awards 2011-12 Biennial Commission to Aimée Gonzalez and Gregory Moss Clubbed Thumb, the Obie Award-winning New York theatre company that commissions, develops and produces fu…

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"A Broadway Christmas Carol" - DC's MetrStage by Susan Berlin

Stage adaptations of Charles Dickens' story of Ebenezer Scrooge are an unavoidable part of the Christmas season. What Feininger has done is to retell the story in a lighthearted format, usin…

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Private Lives by Lesley Alexander

"Sex and the City's" blond siren, Kim Cattrall, is the draw for this highly charged revival of Noel Coward's classic comedy.

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DANCING WITH THE STARS Showdown: Season 13's Last Performance Show! by Kelsey Denette

This is it - the final performance night for the stars to accumulate the scores that will put one on top and send the other two home empty-handed in the competition. They'll dance two dances…

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Violin, vocals and vintage fashion rule at Strauss house benefit

PARTY NOTES: Soprano Miran Halen kept an intimate group of about 50 mesmerized with her singing and costume changes at a St. Louis Symphony "Party of Note," that she co-hosted on Friday nigh…

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"My Fair Lady" - in Sarasota by William S. Oser

Frank Galati's direction is one of the strongest pieces of this production, showing a clear vision of character and character relationships.

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: Date Me! and Sound of Silence (Salomee Speelt) by Scotty Zacher

A fascinating import from Belgium, this Americanized double bill of sexually driven one-acts showcases the range and depth of Antwerp’s collective Salomee Speelt. Though performed separate…

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BLOOD AND GIFTS - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

"... surprisingly entertaining — and theatre through and through."

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CTG’s LA Grade Rises to C+ with A+ Night Watcher, Pasadena Playhouse Bounces Back with Blues by Don Shirley

Charlayne Woodard's CTG solo The Night Watcher, at the Kirk Douglas, raises CTG's overall grade on LA talent and content to a C+. Is Bring It On actually set in California, too? Pasadena Pla…

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Review Roundup: AN EVENING WITH PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN - Updating Live! by BroadwayWorld

Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin reunite on Broadway for AN EVENING WITH PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN. Two Broadway legends who first appeared together giving Tony Award winning performanc…

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An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin

Legit Reviews: "Old folks sit around by the television set, sighing one perpetual sigh," according to Kander and Ebb's song "Old Folks," which opens the second act of "An Evening With Patti …

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Six year sentence for Thomas Doyle, convicted art thief by Roberty Gearty

An angry art-loving judge on Monday threw the book at the career con man whose exploits ended with a delicate portrait by Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot dumped in some Upper East Side bushes.

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Pacheco to perform in Cates benefit at Geffen

Legit News: Production set for Dec. 18 will raise coin for memorial fund -- Singer Nathan Pacheco will perform Christmas classics at the Geffen Playhouse Dec. 18, with proceeds going toward …

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Judgement Day, The Print Room by Alexandra Coghlan

There comes a point in a writer’s life when he – it’s usually a he – stops writing about life and starts writing about writing. With Ibsen this stage arrived in the self-reflexive ra…

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Duke Ellington's Cotton Club Parade

Legit Reviews: The resplendently renovated City Center puts its best foot forward, with tap shoes, in "Cotton Club Parade."

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TT: Almanac

"Even the worst of us would like to change, like at least to think--and talk--of becoming better; the attentions of...

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Fuse Classical Music Review: The BSO — A Chemistry Lesson by Arts Fuse Editor

It was clear from the moment Ludovic Morlot mounted the podium that he and the Boston Symphony Orchestra possess a strong chemistry: the players clearly respect him and they responded to his…

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A Taste of Honey Playwright Shelagh Delaney Dies at Age 71 by Broadway.com

British playwright and screenwriter Shelagh Delaney, best known for her highly influential 1958 debut play A Taste of Honey, died at her daughter’s home in eastern England on Nove…

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Squigs Pulls Up a Desk at Seminar, Starring Alan Rickman by Broadway.com

It takes a brave (or foolish) young writer to entrust his work to the judgment of fearsome literary lion Leonard—especially since Leonard is played by stage-and-screen great Alan Rickm…

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GCB (Formerly Good Christian Belles), Starring Kristin Chenoweth, Sets Premiere Date by Broadway.com

The wait is (almost) over, Cheno-fans! ABC has announced that Kristin Chenoweth’s new TV series, GCB (formerly known as Good Christian Bitches and then Good Christian Belles), will air…

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Sondheim Confessions: Five Fascinating Tidbits from the New Book Look, I Made a Hat by Kathy Henderson

Check the bookcase of any musical theater fan, and you’ll almost certainly find a copy of Finishing the Hat, Stephen Sondheim’s best-selling collection and discussion of the lyri…

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Other Desert Cities Star Stockard Channing Dishes on Grease, The West Wing and Embracing Ladies Who Lunch by Broadway.com

Stockard Channing, currently starring as Polly Wyeth in Other Desert Cities at Broadway's Booth Theatre, recently sat down tat Broadway.com's studios to answer questions from fans l…

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Gatz, Stage Adaptation of The Great Gatsby, Returns to The Public Theater by Broadway.com

Gatz, the critically lauded theatrical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, will return to the Public Theater this spring for a seven-week engagement. Directed by John…

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WKRP Star Howard Hesseman Watches Adam Pascal Spin Hits in Broadway's Memphis by Broadway.com

Memphis got a little taste of WKRP in Cincinnati on November 19, when Emmy nominee Howard Hesseman dropped by the Shubert Theatre to see Adam Pascal spin the hits as Huey Calhoun …

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Spider-Man's Rebecca Faulkenberry on Her 'Chastity Belt' Safety Harness and Destiny's Child Dance Parties by Michael Mellini

After making her Broadway debut as Sherrie in Rock of Ages earlier this year, Rebecca Faulkenberry is swinging into another Broadway romance as Spidey's gal pal Mary Jane Watson in Spide…

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An Evening With Patti Lupone and Mandy Patinkin by David Sheward

LuPone and Patinkin are two unique talents, and when they combine in this powerhouse concert, it's theatrical magic. Excerpts from two Rodgers and Hammerstein classics are particularly exc…

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Blood and Gifts by Erik Haagensen

Playwright J.T. Rogers takes a bracing, multisided look at how America came to be mired in a war against fundamentalism in Afghanistan in this gripping and absorbing drama.

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Judge Judy Sentences Hugh Jackman to Hard Labor Without Shirt! by Jackie Green

Hugh Jackman’s fundraising efforts for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS has brought in $300,000 in its first week.

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Playwright Shelagh Delaney dies

Legit News: Wrote 'A Taste of Honey,' screenplays

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Review: Ariadne auf Naxos (Lyric Opera of Chicago) by Scotty Zacher

              Ariadne auf Naxos   Composed by Richard Strauss    Libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal Conducted b…

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"Unsilent Night" Procession Set for New Haven

Community Holiday Event with Boom Boxes"Unsilent Night," the annual free holiday boom box processison by the International Festival of Arts & Ideas, will take place Thursday, Dec. 8 in do…

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Review: Little Match Girl, The Importance of Being Earnest by Alison Croggon

*Spoiler warnings*The end of the year is rushing up like a behemoth. Melbourne has its traditional means of signalling this milestone - widespread admissions of astonishment that Christmas i…

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Brilliant 'Gatz' to return to the Public in spring by Mark Kennedy

Hold onto your pillows: "Gatz" is coming back to The Public Theater. The Public said Monday that the critically acclaimed, word-for-word theatrical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The G…

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Anthony Rapp to Star in Presentation of Shawn Cole's The Water Dream by Robby Ritacco

Anthony Rapp, best known for originating the role of Mark Cohen in Rent, will be performing the lead role of Cole Whalebone in two upcoming performances of The Water Dream at Shetler Studio…

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BWW Poll Results: Voters Want Hugh Jackman to Take on Sondheim as Sweeney Todd by BroadwayWorld

With Broadway's fall offerings celebrating their opening nights, attention has turned to what shows are slated to open for the 2012 spring season. It hasn't yet been set as a particularly fu…

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Taylor Dayne Joins the Dance Party at Priscilla Queen of the Desert by Broadway.com

Disco music is alive and well over at the Palace Theatre where Broadway's fabulous musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert continues to delight audiences. On November 20, the show welcomed…

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW TV: Goodspeed's HELLO! MY BABY- Performance Highlights! by BroadwayWorld TV

Goodspeed Musicals is re-imagining favorite Tin Pan Alley tunes with the new-fashioned musical comedy Hello My Baby. The show from Goodspeed's 2011 Festival of New Artists will run through 2…

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Broadway bounty for 'Jackman'

Legit News: Most shows slip in pre-holiday frame -- Most Broadway shows saw sales slip last week. And then there was Hugh Jackman.

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Taylor Dayne Joins the Dance Party at Priscilla Queen of the Desert</i by Broadway.com

Disco music is alive and well over at the Palace Theatre where Broadway's fabulous musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert continues to delight audiences. On November 20, the show welcomed…

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Was Seminar a Grade-A Experience for Our Word of Mouth Reviewers? by Broadway.com

Four aspiring writers place their fiction in the expert hands of a literary legend named Leonard, and await the verdict: That’s the premise of Seminar, starring stage and screen legend…

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Double the Fun! The Stars of An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin Are Taking Your Questions by Broadway.com

A pair of theatrical titans are headed to Broadway.com’s Ask a Star couch: The stars of An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin have graciously consented to take your questions…

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The Afternoon Report, Monday, November 21, 2011 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Monday, November 21, 2011 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter –  http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more inf…

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JERSEY BOYS’ Mauricio Perez to sing National Anthem at GOP Debate on CNN tomorrow, Tuesday, November 22 at 8pm by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Washington, DC (November 21, 2011) – JERSEY BOYS First National Tour cast member Mauricio Pérez will be a special guest at tomorrow night’s CNN-televised GOP debates from Washington, DC…

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Cast Announced for Reid Farrington's A Christmas Carol by Dan Bacalzo

Casting has been announced for creator/director Reid Farrington's version of A Christmas Carol, to be presented at Abrons Arts Center, December 1-18. The piece takes the form of a Vict…

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Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse's WHITE CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse is currently presenting Irving Berlin's White Christmas, directed by Marc Bruni, with choreography by Randy Skinner and musical direction by Steven Freeman.…

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"The Sound of Music" at Olney Theatre Center by Susan Berlin

Director-choreographer Mark Waldrop has done a solidly professional, if not especially exciting, job with a capable cast and orchestra.

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Stephen Sondheim sees little use for critics by David Ng

The beleaguered profession of criticism has received another stake through the heart courtesy of Stephen Sondheim. "It takes a long time to learn not to pay attention to critics, or at least…

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Sylvester Stallone, Klitschko Brothers to Produce 'Rocky' Musical by Scott Roxborough

The song-and-dance take on the actor's 1976 film will premiere in Hamburg, Germany next November.

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FREEZE FRAME: In Rehearsal With THE VISIT! by Walter McBride

The Actors Fund and the Vineyard Theatre will present a one-night-only benefit concert performance of THE VISIT, starring Broadway stage legends and Tony Award winners Chita Rivera and John …

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Kennedy Center Honors 2010 by The Kennedy Center

Kennedy Center Honors 2010 The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the 2010 Kennedy Center Honors to recipients Merle Haggard, Jerry Herman, Bill T. Jones, Paul McCartne…

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Holiday Freebies at Lincoln Center's Atrium by Elyse Sommer

Lincoln Center’s  public and visitors space on the Upper West Side, the David Rubenstein Atrium,  has  a range of , FREE programs this November, December and January -- th…

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Erin Davie Joins Ron Bohmer in The Rep of St. Louis's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE by BroadwayWorld

Erin Davie has joined the cast of The Rep's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE. In the role of Dot, she joins Ron Bohmer A Little Night Music, Ragtime as George.

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of THE VISIT Concert by BroadwayWorld TV

The Actors Fund and the Vineyard Theatre will present a one-night-only benefit concert performance of THE VISIT, starring Broadway stage legends and Tony Award winners Chita Rivera and John …

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Anything Goes title song inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame by Amy Kass

Roundabout Theatre Company’s (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) Anything Goes celebrates the induction of Cole Porter’s classic song “Anything Goes” into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

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Broadway Grosses: Hugh Jackman Keeps Packing in Crowds at the Broadhurst by Broadway.com

Broadway's box offices experienced a slight pre-holiday slump, with one noticable exception: Hugh Jackman. The talented Aussie set yet another record as his ticket sales climbed more tha…

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Visit with The Visit! A Sneak Peek at Rehearsal with Stars Chita Rivera and John Cullum by Broadway.com

There was no shortage of Broadway star power on hand on November 20, when the cast of The Visit welcomed the press in for a rehearsal event. John Cullum and Chita Rivera star in the upcoming…

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PHOTO CALL: Chita Rivera, John Cullum and Cast Rehearse Kander & Ebb's The Visit by Matthew Blank

The Actors Fund and the Vineyard Theatre's will present a one-night-only benefit concert performance of Kander & Ebb’s The Visit Nov. 30 at 7:30 PM at Broadway's Ambassador…

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Holland in Texas by Rob Weinert-Kendt

(Pictured: Holland Taylor. Photo by: Linda Matlow) Ann, Holland Taylor’s one-woman show about late Texas governor Ann Richards, opened recently at Chicago’s Bank of America Theatre. Amer…

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In guise of Homer, a heroic solo performance 'An Iliad,' and a masterful performance

The brilliant central device behind Denis O'Hare and Lisa Peterson's radical new dramatization of the 15,693-line, 24-book Homeric poem known as "The Iliad," here dubbed "An Iliad," is thus:…

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PHOTO FLASH: Cheyenne Jackson, Jane Krakowski et al. at New York Pops Concert by Brian Scott Lipton

On Friday, November 18, Cheyenne Jackson joined Steven Reineke and The New York Pops for a concert entitled, Cheyenne Jackson's Cocktail Hour: Music of the "Mad Men" Era. Jac…

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BWW TV: Broadway Beat - Opening Night of PRIVATE LIVES! by Broadway Beat

Private Lives began on Thursday night, November 17 at The Music Box Theatre. Broadway Beat was on hand to capture all the excitement and glamour of the opening night party and to talk to the…

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BWW San Francisco Awards Update 11/21 - Vote Now! by BroadwayWorld

Voting is now well underway for the 2011 San Francisco Awards and here is the latest update Now, it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the r…

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Relatively Speaking star Danny Hoch Gothamist feature by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

  CLICK TO READ FEATURE RELATIVELY SPEAKING star Danny Hoch is featured with a Q&A interview by Gothamist writer John Del Signore. The world premiere of RELATIVELY SPEAKING, three one-a…

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Asuncion by Esther

Asuncion, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre off BroadwayGratuitous Violins rating: ** out of ****I think Jesse Eisenberg intended his play Asuncion to be about the clash of cultures: what hap…

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Muppet Movie Countdown! Carol Channing and Miss Piggy Get Glam For 'Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend' by Broadway.com

The Muppets are readying for their big comeback with the November 23 release of a brand new feature film, The Muppets. In honor of everyone's favorite puppet crew, Broadway.com is flashi…

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Side By Side By Susan Blackwell: Daniel Radcliffe by Broadway.com

Want to know how truly game Daniel Radcliffe is? Click on the latest episode of Side By Side By Susan Blackwell and watch the star of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying take on…

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Susan Egan - Making 'Nina Doesn't Care' by Susan Egan

Susan Egan - Making 'Nina Doesn't Care' Take a look behind the scenes of the high-ranking music video, "Nina Doesn't Care." Meet Susan Egan, Brian Haner, Georgia S…

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This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 11/21/11

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 112111.

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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These Seven Sicknesses, a Five-Hour Sophocles Marathon, Will Play New York's Flea Theater by Michael Gioia

The Flea Theater will present the New York premiere of These Seven Sicknesses, a five-hour marathon of all seven Sophocles plays re-envisioned by playwright Sean Graney, beginning Jan. 19, 2…

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Frances Sternhagen to Guest Star on NBC's Parenthood by Dan Bacalzo

Two-time Tony Award winner Frances Sternhagen will guest star on NBC's Parenthood, according to TVLine.com. The veteran actress will play the mother of Craig T. Nelson's character…

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Jane Curtin to Join Cast of CBS' Unforgettable by Andy Propst

Jane Curtin will join the cast of CBS' Unforgettable. She will play an acerbic and demanding inspector who was running the medical examiner's office in Manhattan until being demot…

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Photo Flash: Liza Minnelli & Sam Harris Bring SCHMOOLIE & MINNOOLI to Birdland! by BroadwayWorld

Last night the Broadway at Birdland stage was home for a true insider event, when Liza Minnelli and Sam Harris gave the lucky packed house a sneak-peek at their new duo project, Schmoolie am…

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Review: An Iliad (Court Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

*An Iliad* is exhausting and exhaustive; you’ll feel utterly wonderfully rinsed out by the time Timothy Edward Kane’s through with you, coming out sadder, wiser and humbled by the whims…

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Come See The One-Minute Play Festival by Tim

The 2nd Annual San Francisco One-Minute Play Festival is coming to Thick House in December. Two of the minutes were written by me, and there are about 70 other minutes by 45 or so local play…

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Chicago actors take over Asolo

The current Asolo Theatre production of "My Fair Lady," directed in Sarasota, Florida, by Frank Galati, is filled with a veritable plethora of Chicago creative types.

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New Theatre Moves to Roxy Theatre Group in central Miami by Bill Hirschman

New Theater, the Coral Gables troupe losing its current home to a wrecking ball, has moved for the rest of the season to the Roxy Theatre Group near Florida International University’s sout…

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PHOTO CALL: Charles Busch, Isabel Keating, Julie Halston Enjoy Tea at Five by Joseph Marzullo

Four Things Productions will present a one-night-only Nov. 28 staged reading of Matthew Lombardo's one-woman show, Tea at Five, starring playwright-actor Charles Busch (The Divine Sister…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Godspell Director Daniel Goldstein Visits "CBS New York" (Video) by Michael Gioia

The first Broadway revival of Godspell, which officially opened Nov. 7 at the Circle in the Square Theatre, reunites director Daniel Goldstein and the designers of the critically acclaimed 2…

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NEWS PIECES: Kim Cattrall, Hugh Jackman, Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin by Andrew Gans

News tidbits about the theatrical and cabaret scenes.

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Mia Barron, Bill Camp, Jessica Hecht, et al. Set for 52nd Street Project's Bouncing Back by Dan Bacalzo

Casting has been announced for The 52nd Street Project's Bouncing Back: The Resilient Plays, to be presented at the Five Angels Theater, December 9-11. This evening of original musical…

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BWW Las Vegas Awards Update 11/21 - Vote Now! by BroadwayWorld

Voting is now well underway for the 2011 Las Vegas Awards and here is the latest update Now, it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recip…

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Highlights From Hello! My Baby, Goodspeed's Tin Pan Alley Musical

Hello! My Baby, Goodspeed Musicals' final entry in its 2011 season of developmental productions at the Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, CT, is a "new-fashioned" musical comedy that borrows e…

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National Theatre's War Horse to Play Australia by Dan Bacalzo

The National Theatre's production of War Horse will be mounted in Australia at the Arts Centre's State theatre in Melbourne in late 2012, according to a report in The Guardian. Ni…

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Garofalo goes Off Broadway

Legit News: Actress to star in 'Russian Transport' -- Janeane Garofalo is among the thesps signed on to appear in "Russian Transport," the upcoming world preem from Off Broadway troupe the N…

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Seminar, Starring Alan Rickman, Gets a Starry Broadway Opening by Broadway.com

All hail Alan Rickman! That was the consensus on the red carpet at opening night of the world premiere of Seminar. Theresa Rebeck’s comedy made its official Broadway bow on November 20…

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"Hello, George": Erin Davie to Play Dot Opposite Ron Bohmer in St. Louis Sunday in the Park With George by Adam Hetrick

Erin Davie, who last appeared as the brittle Countess Charlotte Malcolm in the Broadway revival of A Little Night Music, will star as Dot in the Repertory Theatre of St. Louis production of …

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2012 Playbill: A Word or Two | Stratford Shakespeare Festival by Stratford Shakespeare Festival

2012 Playbill: A Word or Two | Stratford Shakespeare Festival General Director Antoni Cimolino, Artistic Director Des McAnuff and Director of Communications David Prosser discuss the Stratf…

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2012 Playbill: Wanderlust | Stratford Shakespeare Festival by Stratford Shakespeare Festival

2012 Playbill: Wanderlust | Stratford Shakespeare Festival General Director Antoni Cimolino, Artistic Director Des McAnuff and Director of Communications David Prosser discuss the Stratford…

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ArtsBeat Blog: First Play by Nathan Englander Postponed From Public Theater Season by Larry Rohter

Nathan Englander play "The Twenty Seventh Man' postponed till November at Public Theater

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Spider-Man's Rebecca Faulkenberry on Her 'Chastity Belt' Safety Harness and Destiny's Child Dance Parties by Michael Mellini

After making her Broadway debut as Sherrie in Rock of Ages earlier this year, Rebecca Faulkenberry is swinging into another Broadway romance as Spidey's gal pal Mary Jane Watson in Spide…

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New Theatre has its new home by Christine Dolen

When New Theatre's Coral Gables home on Laguna Street was sold, the troupe was left scrambling. Having to vacate its home for the past 10 years by Dec. 15, the company couldn't open its worl…

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Tracy Letts, Amy Madigan et al. Set for L.A. Theatre Works' Buried Child by Dan Bacalzo

Additional casting has been announced for L.A. Theatre Works' presentation of Sam Shepard's darkly comic family drama, Buried Child, at the James Bridges Theater on the UCLA campus…

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Rick Hilsabeck, Sarah Pfisterer Set for Reagle's Christmas Time Revue by Andy Propst

Sarah Pfisterer and Rick Hilsabeck will be special guest performers in the Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston's annual holiday revue Christmas Time, to run December 3-11 at the Robi…

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Gatz, Stage Adaptation of The Great Gatsby, Returns to The Public Theater by Broadway.com

Gatz, the critically lauded theatrical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, will return to The Public Theater this spring for a seven-week engagement. Directed by John…

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It's a long 'Night Before Christmas' in Indiana

With all of the Scrooges, Sugar Plum Fairies, Christmas-tree schooners and acerbic reindeer selling tickets elsewhere, you have to credit northwest Indiana's Theatre at the Center with havi…

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Adele hides in plain sight by Jim Farber

Can you be everywhere and nowhere at once? Adele managed just that counterintuitive feat this year.

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Broadway's Sister Act Announces Spring Matinees and Adjusted 2012 Schedule by Adam Hetrick

The Tony Award-nominated musical Sister Act has added a handful of matinee performances to its spring schedule to accommodate ticket demand at the Broadway Theatre.

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2012 Playbill: The Pirates of Penzance | Stratford Shakespeare Festival by Stratford Shakespeare Festival

2012 Playbill: The Pirates of Penzance | Stratford Shakespeare Festival General Director Antoni Cimolino, Artistic Director Des McAnuff and Director of Communications David Prosser discuss …

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Building Character: Patti Murin and Josh Segarra by Mark Blankenship

The stars of “Lysistrata Jones” balance comedy and heart Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages’ ongoing series about actors and how they create their roles — Ther…

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Phil Erickson, Karlah Hamilton, Penny Hauffe Set for Run Rabbit Run's Pygmalion by Bethany Rickwald

Penny Hauffe and Phil Erickson will lead the cast of Run Rabbit Run Dinner Theatre's presentation ofGeorge Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, in the roles of Eliza Doolittle and Professor H…

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Alien + Queen = all sorts of potential awesome by Bob Bullen

What happens when you take the cult movies “Alien” and “Aliens” and combine then with the glorious rock music of Queen? You get Alien Queen: The Concert – a ge…

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Juilliard Drama Division's "Professional Studio" to Be Hosted at Signature Center by Dan Bacalzo

The Juilliard Drama Division's "Professional Studio" will be hosted by Signature Theatre at the company's new Frank Gehry-designed home, Signature Center beginning in the…

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Las Vegas school wins Hot Chelle Rae concert by The Associated Press

A Las Vegas high school is getting a private concert from pop band Hot Chelle Rae after winning an anti-bullying contest.

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Review: Junie B. Jones (Emerald City Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

In Junie B. Jones, Emerald City Theatre combines a sweet and smart script, confident direction, strong production elements and giddy actors to illustrate the true meaning of Christmas. Givin…

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2012 Playbill: Elektra | Stratford Shakespeare Festival by Stratford Shakespeare Festival

2012 Playbill: Elektra | Stratford Shakespeare Festival General Director Antoni Cimolino, Artistic Director Des McAnuff and Director of Communications David Prosser discuss the Stratford Sh…

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PHOTO FLASH: John Cullum, Chita Rivera and More at Press Preview for The Visit by David Gordon

The cast for the one-night-only benefit concert performance of John Kander and Fred Ebb's The Visit, performed numbers from the musical at a press event held at Shetler Studios on Monda…

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Eden Espinsoa, Billy Porter to Headline December Gala Honoring Jimmy Smits by Andy Propst

Eden Espinosa and Billy Porter will headline a gala benefit to be held on Thursday, December 1 at 6:30pm. The event will raise funds for Bridging Education and Theatre (BEAT), a TDF/ CUNY p…

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SISTER ACT To Add Weekday Matinees This Spring by BroadwayWorld

The hit Broadway musical, SISTER ACT, is adding 3 weekday matinee performances to its spring schedule to accommodate ticket demand. The added performances will be on Thursday, March 22 at 2…

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Public reopens book on 'Gatz'

Legit News: Return run fills in for delayed play -- Legit American-lit marathon "Gatz" is set for a return run this spring at Off Broadway's Public Theater, where the show turned into an unl…

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BWW Chicago Awards Update 11/21 - Vote Now! by BroadwayWorld

Voting is now well underway for the 2011 Chicago Awards and here is the latest update Now, it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipie…

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Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: November 21-27 by BroadwayWorld

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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Interview with the stars of Mary Poppins by Mirvish Productions

Interview with the stars of Mary Poppins MARY POPPINS is delighting audiences at the Princess of Wales Theatre 8 times a week. We caught up with Mary and Bert to find out about the supercal…

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Tony Nominee Thomas Sadoski Will Exit Other Desert Cities in January for Aaron Sorkin HBO Drama by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominee Thomas Sadoski, who currently stars in the Broadway production of Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities, will depart the production following the Jan. 8, 2012, perform…

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2012 Playbill: Cymbeline | Stratford Shakespeare Festival by Stratford Shakespeare Festival

2012 Playbill: Cymbeline | Stratford Shakespeare Festival General Director Antoni Cimolino, Artistic Director Des McAnuff and Director of Communications David Prosser discuss the Stratford …

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Drawing Dance: The Cunningham Company in South Bend by The New York Times

The Brooklyn 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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Other Desert Cities Star Stockard Channing Dishes on Grease, The West Wing and Embracing Ladies Who Lunch by Broadway.com

Stockard Channing, currently starring as Polly Wyeth in Other Desert Cities at Broadway's Booth Theatre, recently sat down to answer your questions. Channing fills us in on keeping up w…

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Matthew Morrison on the American Music Awards red carpet - interview by MatthewMorrison.net

Matthew Morrison on the American Music Awards red carpet - interview November 20 2011 From: matthewmorrisonnet Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 01:49 More in People & Blogs

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Broadway Grosses* w/e 11/20/2011 by Ken Davenport

The following are the Broadway Grosses from the week ending November 20, 2011: Show Name GrossGross TotalAttn %Cap AvgPdAdm AN EVENING WITH PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN $358,956 4,701 74.…

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Members of 2011-12 Tony Awards Management Committee Named by Andrew Gans

Members of the Tony Awards Management Committee have been announced.

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Sleep No More to Host New Year's Eve Banquet by Adam Hetrick

The Off-Broadway spectacle Sleep No More will ring in the New Year with a special banquet dinner and after party on Dec. 31 at the McKittrick Hotel.

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 11/21 by BroadwayWorld

Welcome to the latest edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights

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Monday, November 21, 2011

Morning Misadventure or How I Wish Drama Would Stay on the Stage and Out of My LifeLast Saturday, while I was prepping for my AlterLab workshop the following morning I got a series of text m…

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/20

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 11202011

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Free to Be… Friends Alan Alda and Marlo Thomas Catch Up Backstage at Relatively Speaking by Broadway.com

There was a feel-good reunion backstage at Relatively Speaking on November 19, when Alan Alda dropped by to say hello to star Marlo Thomas. The pair collaborated on Thomas’ 1972 m…

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Rockettes are a triple sister act by Richard Ouzounian

Three Canadian sisters are kicking up their heels as members of the world famous Rockettes on Broadway, a first in the history of the show.

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Radio City Christmas Spectacular 2011 - Rockettes, 3D and Opening Night by DanceOn

Radio City Christmas Spectacular 2011 - Rockettes, 3D and Opening Night The 2011 Christmas Spectacular starring the world-famous Rockettes celebrates opening night at Radio Music Hall. Di…

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Christmas Spectacular Opening Night - Garden of Dreams Foundation by DanceOn

Christmas Spectacular Opening Night - Garden of Dreams Foundation The Garden of Dreams Foundation celebrates opening night of the 2011 Radio City Christmas Spectacular in style. Select chil…

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No somersaults for this Russian play by J. Kelly Nestruck

Barrie production of Aleksei Arbuzov’s romantic comedy suffers from imbalance, lack of chemistry between leads

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Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, Thomas Meehan to Write Musical Version of the Movie Rocky by Andy Propst

Thomas Meehan will write the book and Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens will write the score for a musical version of the classic movie Rocky, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Alex Timbe…

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BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: SUBMISSIONS ONLY Season 2, Episode 3 Trailer! by Submissions Only

So far we're two episodes into Season 2 of Submissions Only. Curious to see what happens next Click below for the SUBMISSIONS ONLY Season 2, Episode 3 Trailer and check back this Friday, N…

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Theatre Development Fund Gala to Honor Jimmy Smits and Matthew Goldstein, 12/1 by BroadwayWorld

City University of New York graduates, JIMMY SMITS and CUNY Chancellor MATTHEW GOLDSTEIN will be honored at a gala to benefit BEAT Bridging Education and Theatre, a TDF CUNY partnership help…

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At Pop-Up Magazine Shows, No Recordings Allowed by NPR Staff

Magazines, documentaries and art are usually meant to be preserved to live on in time. But a group in San Francisco has decided that art, if ephemeral, may be appreciated in a different wa…

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: In Praise of Stephanie J. Block, Kissing Chris Meloni, Meeting R.L. Stine by Seth Rudetsky

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

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Iron Curtain Extends Off-Broadway Through December 4 by Dan Bacalzo

Prospect Theater Company's production of Iron Curtain, has announced an extension, and will now play at the Baruch Performing Arts Center through December 4. Directed by Cara Reichel a…

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Elevator Repair Service's Gatz to Return to The Public theater in March by Andy Propst

Elevator Repair Service's Gatz will return to The Public Theater, running March 14 - May 28. John Collins has directed the production, which originally played at the theater in late 20…

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Happy Birthday, Bonnie & Clyde! It’s A Birthday Pizza Party for Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan by Broadway.com

Just because they're busy starring in Bonnie & Clyde on Broadway doesn’t mean Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan don’t have time for some birthday fun! On November 19 the lead…

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Kim Cattrall on “LIVE!” and “TODAY” tomorrow Tuesday November 22 by Jackie Green

Kim Cattrall, back on Broadway in Noël Coward’s Private Lives, will be a guest tomorrow Tuesday November 22 on “LIVE! With Kelly” and “The TODAY Show.”   “LIVE” airs in New …

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Viola Davis helps library in cash-strapped RI town

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (AP) -- The public library in Central Falls that was temporarily closed because of the city's dire finances is expanding its hours again after receiving a donation fr…

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Richard Eyre on John Neville: 'He was wild, larky and raffish as well as supremely skilful as an actor' by Richard Eyre

Peter Brook opened my eyes to the possibilities of the theatre as an art, but John Neville made me see the attractions of a life in the theatre. When I did my first production (at the Phoeni…

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John Neville by Michael Coveney

Leading light of the British stage once seen as Gielgud's successorJohn Neville, who has died aged 86, was a leading light of the Old Vic, the charismatic artistic director of the Nottingham…

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Latino Theater Company's 'Virgen' may not play at L.A. cathedral

Despite vigorous fundraising efforts, the current economic downturn has made it difficult for the company to raise the necessary $50,000 to produce the free show Dec. 8 and 9 at the cathedra…

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Sylvester Stallone and Klitschko brothers to bring 'Rocky' to the stage

HAMBURG -- Sylvester Stallone is joining forces with boxing champs Wladimir and Vitali Klitschko to produce a musical version of the iconic boxing film "Rocky." "I've always thought 'Rocky' …

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Teal Wicks, Marc Kudisch, Sebastian Arcelus & More Sound Off on Bringing The Blue Flower Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Bringing a musical of The Blue Flower’s epic proportions to life is a massive undertaking. Stretching from the colorful days of Belle Epoque Paris through post-WWII America, The Blue F…

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Iron Curtain, with Jenn Gambatese, Todd Alan Johnson, Aaron Ramey, Extends Off-Broadway Run by Andrew Gans

Prospect Theater Company's production of Iron Curtain, winner of the Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical, has been extended at the Baruch Performing Arts Cen…

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Scott Shepherd to Lead GATZ at Public Theater; John Collins to Direct by BroadwayWorld

The Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes announced today that GATZ, the critically lauded theatrical adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgeralds The Gr…

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Ghost Dancer by Karl Levett

Billed as "a new political drama," Robert L. Hecker's play is replete with the best of intentions regarding just causes, self-sacrifice, and political protest but devolves into muddle-head…

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The Beauties by Robert Windeler

Twelve speculative backstage scenes depicting Elizabeth Taylor, Lena Horne, and Greta Garbo as deeply self-involved, neurotic, foulmouthed harridans don't add up to much insight, just to a…

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'The Crucible' at Notre Dame High School

"The Crucible", a 1952 play by Arthur Miller, premiered on Broadway on January 22, 1953. It went on to win the Tony Award for Best Play in 1953 despite the controversy its subject matter cau…

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'Don't Drink The Water' at Parkway Central High School

"Don't Drink the Water", a farce written by Woody Allen, premiered on Broadway on November 17, 1966. It was later made into a 1969 film. The entire play takes place inside the American embas…

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2012 Playbill: You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown | Stratford Shakespeare Festival by Stratford Shakespeare Festival

2012 Playbill: You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown | Stratford Shakespeare Festival General Director Antoni Cimolino, Artistic Director Des McAnuff and Director of Communications David Pro…

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2012 Playbill: Much Ado About Nothing | Stratford Shakespeare Festival by Stratford Shakespeare Festival

2012 Playbill: Much Ado About Nothing | Stratford Shakespeare Festival General Director Antoni Cimolino, Artistic Director Des McAnuff and Director of Communications David Prosser discuss t…

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Don't Bother, They're Here by Don Hall

SOURCEIsn't it rich?Are we a pair?Me here at last on the ground,You in mid-air.Send in the clowns.Isn't it bliss?Don't you approve?One who keeps tearing around,One who can't move.Where are t…

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PHOTO CALL: Jonathan Groff, Jennifer Damiano, Molly Ranson Celebrate Wild Animals You Should Know Opening by Matthew Blank

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 opened Off-Broadway N…

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PLAYBILL ON OPENING NIGHT: Seminar — Bad Teacher Makes Good by Harry Haun

Meet the first-nighters at the Broadway opening of Theresa Rebeck's Seminar starring Alan Rickman.

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"Anything Goes," "I Will Survive," St. Louis Woman Among Inductees to Grammy Hall of Fame by Dan Bacalzo

The 2012 inductees to the Grammy Hall of Fame have been announced. Included in the selections is Cole Porter's "Anything Goes," which serves as the title song in the musical …

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Photo Flash: Jesse L. Martin, Benjamin Hickey, et al. at STOCKINGS WITH CARE by BroadwayWorld

On Wednesday, November 16, 2011 over 200 people attended Stockings with Care's Celebrity Bartending Night in New York City at Hudson Station Bar and Grill. Stockings with Care provides holid…

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BWW Florida Awards Update 11/21 - Vote Now! by BroadwayWorld

Voting is now well underway for the 2011 Florida Awards and here is the latest update Now, it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipie…

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Priscilla Queen of the Desert Songs Chosen for 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Two iconic hit pop songs from Bette Midler’s production of the Tony Award® winning hit musical PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT – Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” and…

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Review: Season’s Greetings (Northlight Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

*Season’s Greetings* is entertaining but not in a Hollywood-holiday-classic-way. The ending is realistic rather than sentimental. There is no Christmas miracle, meaning Northlight's produ…

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Public Theater Will Bring Back Gatz in Spring 2012; Twenty-Seventh Man Bumped to Fall by Kenneth Jones

Gatz, the acclaimed six-and-a-half-hour theatrical event by Elevator Repair Service, which boldly puts the entire text of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby" in an unexpec…

Linked From Playbill at 02:04PM

BWW Atlanta Awards Update 11/21 - Vote Now! by BroadwayWorld

Voting is now well underway for the 2011 Atlanta Awards and here is the latest update Now, it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipie…

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Kim Cattrall to Make Appearance on LIVE WITH KELLY & TODAY SHOW, 11/22 by BroadwayWorld

Kim Cattrall, back on Broadway in Nol Cowards Private Lives, will be a guest tomorrow Tuesday November 22 on LIVE With Kelly and The TODAY Show. LIVE airs in New York at 9 AM on WABC TVChann…

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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A First Look at Samuel French's Digital Play Collection on iTunes by Adam Hetrick

The Farnsworth Invention, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Die Mommie Die!, The Divine Sister, My Antonia, The Importance of Being Earnest and My First Time are among the plays now …

Linked From Playbill at 01:54PM

Carey Perloff's Higher Wins Theatre Visions Award by Dan Bacalzo

Carey Perloff, the artistic director of San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.), has been named the recipient of this year's Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation Th…

Linked From TheaterMania at 01:52PM

Photo Flash: First Look at Sean Parick Doyle in THE SITTER! by BroadwayWorld

Sean Patrick Doyle, who appeared as Chantal the Songbird in the Tony-winning revival of La Cage Aux Folles, has joined the cast of David Gordon Green's The Sitter. Doyle will appear opposite…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 01:52PM

Review: 'Jacob and Jack' by Wendy Rosenfield

Oy vey ist mir! laments Wendy Rosenfield: Where to begin with the troubles that plague Montgomery Theater’s "Jacob and Jack"?

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Let Go, Mandy Patinkin's New Song-Cycle Concert, Will Premiere in Florida by Kenneth Jones

Tony Award winner Mandy Patinkin will test his new concept concert, Let Go, in February 2012 at the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center in Aventura, FL, near Miami.

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Rockettes are the towering stars of the revised 2011  ‘Christmas Spectacular’ by Joe Dziemianowicz

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Everybody knows that. But how does Radio City’s 79th annual “Christmas Spectacular” look from the $45 budget seats? …

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WKRP Star Howard Hesseman Watches Adam Pascal Spin Hits in Broadway's Memphis by Broadway.com

Memphis got a little taste of WKRP in Cincinnati on November 19, when Emmy nominee Howard Hesseman dropped by the Shubert Theatre to see Adam Pascal spin the hits as Huey Calhoun …

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Tony Sheldon Talks About His 1,500th Priscilla Performance (Video) by Michael Gioia

Tony Sheldon, who was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance in Priscilla Queen of the Desert, recently celebrated his 1,500th performance as Bernadette in productions worldwide. Her…

Linked From Playbill at 01:37PM

Interview: Michael Pennington On ... Ibsen's Judgement at The Print Room

Michael Pennington stars alongside Penny Downie in James Dacre’s production of Judgement Day, adapted by Mike Poulton from Ibsen’s When We Dead Awaken, which opens at The Print R…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 01:37PM

John Benjamin Hickey to Be Honored by Treatment Action Group by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey will be among the honorees at the 15th annual Research in Action Awards (RIAA), presented by Treatment Action Group (TAG), at the 11th floor aerie of t…

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Matthew Risch Steps into Other Desert Cities While Thomas Sadoski Shoots HBO Series by Broadway.com

Matthew Risch is reuniting with his Pal Joey co-star Stockard Channing in December. The actor, who serves as the understudy for Thomas Sadoski, will step into the role of Trip Wyeth opposite…

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GCB (Formerly Good Christian Belles), Starring Kristin Chenoweth, Sets Premiere Date by Broadway.com

The wait is (almost) over, Cheno-fans! ABC has announced that Kristin Chenoweth’s new TV series, GBC (formerly known as Good Christian Bitches and then Good Christian Belles), will air…

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Getting My Geek On by Chloe Veltman

Bay Area culture is a many-splendored thing. You don't have to go to a theatre, concert hall or art gallery to have a cultural experience.The only "traditional" arts event I attended all wee…

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"Sylvia" - Seattle Rep by David-Edward Hughes

A civilized if somewhat amusement, as I recall of 15 years back, is now often laugh-out-loud funny, thanks primarily to Wright's emphasis on the laughter, and his casting of three out of fou…

Linked From TalkinBroadway at 01:31PM

Rocky the Musical to debut in Germany by Catherine Shoard

Sylvester Stallone and two boxing brothers will co-produce a stage version of the 1976 film. But will it be a thinker or a stinker?Two Ukranian boxing brothers have teamed up with Sylvester …

Linked From The Guardian at 01:31PM

Alan Rickman teaches Broadway a lesson in 'Seminar' by Allison Reitz

Broadway welcomed a new comedy to its fold with the November 20 opening of "Seminar" at the John Golden Theatre. The Theresa Rebeck play is a limited engagement, running only through March 4…

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Alan Rickman leads a great cast in super 'Seminar' by Associated Press

NEW YORK - There are terrible moments of silence in Theresa Rebeck's new Broadway play. No, not to worry: None...

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Latino Theater Company's 'Virgen' may not play at L.A. cathedral by Reed Johnson

The Latino Theater Company may have to cancel its free annual production of the pageant "La Virgen de Guadalupe, Dios Inantzin" at Our Lady of the Angels cathedral in downtown Los Angeles du…

Linked From Los Angeles Times at 01:31PM

Idina Menzel on Parenthood, Being Pigeonholed and Her PBS TV Special by Etan Vlessing

"To me, it was a gift to have this intense love for someone that I'd never felt before, for a child, that makes you feel better than anything else you've done."

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'A Civil War Christmas' mixes history, music

REVIEW: In new History Theatre production, a big cast embodies multiple story lines, from President Lincoln to a black Civil War soldier.

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Kristin Chenoweth's GCB to Premiere March 4 on ABC by BroadwayWorld

ABC recently aanounced their midseason premiere scheule, which is set to include Kristin Chenoweth's new show GCB. THe series will premiere on March 4, 2012, at 10 PM.

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Smooth singer was TV pioneer

REVIEW: Dennis Spears reprises Penumbra show about Nat King Cole.

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Peter Marks and Howard Sherman on the new critical landscape by George Hunka

Last Saturday The Washington Post‘s Peter Marks and arts administrator Howard Sherman sat down with American Theatre‘s editor-in-chief Jim O’Quinn to discuss “Theater…

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The Audience Says It All, and Yet Nothing by Cara Joy David

People spend a lot of money to buy Broadway show tickets. Part of me understands audience members thinking that price of admission allows them to behave as they want. The much larger part of…

Linked From Huffington Post at 01:11PM

THE LEADING MEN: Mandy Patinkin, Back on Broadway With Patti LuPone by Mervyn Rothstein

Mandy Patinkin, starring in Broadway's An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, talks about the show's songlist, passion projects like Showtime's "Homeland" and…

Linked From Playbill at 01:09PM

'Wild Animals': This time, Ripley's the sanest one by Jocelyn Noveck, Ap National Writer

For theater fans who couldn't get enough of Alice Ripley in her wrenching, memorable turn as a bipolar mother in "Next to Normal," here's some good news: Ripley is back in a new play.

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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…

Linked From TheaterMania at 01:08PM

Daniel Reichard's Christmas Present to Play Triad by Dan Bacalzo

Former Jersey Boys star Daniel Reichard will perform his fifth annual holiday concert, Daniel Reichard's Christmas Present at the Triad Theater, December 10 and 11. Reichard, along wit…

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Ruthie Henshall to Host December 8 After Show with David Bedella by Andy Propst

Ruthie Henshall will host the December 8 edition of After Show with David Bedella, offered at London's Alley Cat Bar in Soho. The ongoing event is offered every second Thursday of the …

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Actor John Neville Has Died by Andy Propst

Stage and screen star John Neville has died from Alzheimer's-related complications, according to a report on the website for the U.K. magazine The Stage. He was 86. The British-born a…

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The Fartiste to Play Final Off-Broadway Performance November 27 by Andy Propst

The Fartiste will play its final performance at Sofia's Downstairs on November 27. John Gould Rubin has directed the production, which has choreography by Richard Move. With book by …

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'Wild Animals You Should Know'  shows Boy Scout as bad seed  by Joe Dziemianowicz

The motto of the Boy Scouts of America is Be Prepared. And anyone who sees “Wild Animals You Should Know” should be prepared to be intrigued and a bit disappointed by the under…

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PHOTO FLASH: Kim Cattrall, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Debra Messing, Alan Rickman et al. at Openign of Seminar by Tristan Fuge

On Sunday, November 20, the Broadway production of Teresa Rebeck's Seminar opened at the Golden Theatre with Sam Gold at the helm. Opening night guests included Kim Cattrall, Christine…

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Playwright and Screenwriter Shelagh Delaney Has Died by Andy Propst

Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Shelagh Delaney has died of cancer, according to published reports. She was 72. Delaney's plays include A Taste of Honey, which premiered whe…

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Hugh Jackman to Visit THE VIEW Tomorrow, 11/22 by BroadwayWorld

Hugh Jackman, currently starring in the record-breaking hit show, Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway, will be a guest on ABC TVs The View, tomorrow Tuesday November 22. The View airs in New York…

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"GCB," New TV Series Starring Kristin Chenoweth, Will Debut in March 2012 by Andrew Gans

"GCB," the new hour-long television series starring Tony and Emmy winner Kristin Chenoweth, will make its series premiere March 4, 2012, at 10 PM ET on ABC.

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Seminar

This is not Six Characters in Search of an Author. This is more Four Authors in Search of a Character. Four people in their 20’s or 30’s are assembled and waiting, waiting for thei wri…

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Gay Marriage Plays Playwrights on the Status of Their Own Marriages by Theater Talk

Paul Rudnick, one of the authors of the hit "Standing on Ceremony," on his own relationship with his partner, John.

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Twelve Angry Jurors at Northwest High School

"I'll kill you! I'll kill you!" Determining the guilt of a young boy is no easy task, especially if the evidence, at a closer look, isn't sound. The pressure to make the right decision won't…

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'Grease' at Marquette High School

What's love without hair products, leather jackets, and a little rock and roll? In a commendable performance, Marquette High School's production of "Grease" was full of the classic energy an…

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What's Playing on Broadway This Week: November 21-27 by BroadwayWorld

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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The Good Morning America Johnny Johnson Dream Show by Suzy Evans

John Strasberg's didactic but muddled play fails to focus on any issue, and though he employs many actors, it's hard to discern who is capable amidst the disorganization.

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Off-Broadway's The Fartiste Sets Closing Date by Andrew Gans

The Fartiste, billed as a "musical comedy for all ages," will play its final performance Nov. 27 at 3 PM at Sofia’s Downstairs.

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Stockard Channing on Temporary Leave from Broadway's Other Desert Cities; Expected Back by End of Week by Dan Bacalzo

Stockard Channing, who co-stars in the Broadway production of Other Desert Cities, is currently out of the show in order to undergo knee surgery. A spokesperson for the production says, &quo…

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Andrew Rannells Set for WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE Appearance Toinght by BroadwayWorld

THE BOOK OF MORMONs Tony Award nominee Andrew Rannells will join Tony and Emmy Award winner Ellen Barkin and host Andy Cohen on tonights edition of Bravos Watch What Happens Live, Monday, No…

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BWW Cincinnati Awards Update 11/21 - Vote Now! by BroadwayWorld

Voting is now well underway for the 2011 Cincinnati Awards and here is the latest update Now, it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the reci…

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STAGE TUBE: Director Daniel Goldstein Talks GODSPELL! by BroadwayWorld TV

The 40th Anniversary production and first-ever Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's rock musical GODSPELL officially opened at the Circle in the Square Theater on November 7. Director, Dan…

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A Taste of Honey Playwright Shelagh Delaney Dies at Age 71 by Broadway.com

British playwright and screenwriter Shelagh Delaney, best known for her highly influential 1958 debut play A Taste of Honey, died at her daughter’s home in eastern England on Nove…

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HUGH JACKMAN on THE VIEW tomorrow Tuesday November 22 by Jackie Green

Hugh Jackman, currently starring in the record-breaking hit show, Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway, will be a guest on ABC TV’s “The View,” tomorrow Tuesday November 22.   “The View…

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Don't Dare Cry for These Old Friends (NY Times)

Much like the mixing of gasoline and fire, the combination of Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin is one that you expect to yield explosive results. She has memorably portrayed authority figures…

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PHOTO CALL: Cheyenne Jackson, With Guest Jane Krakowski, Sings "Mad Men" Era Music at Carnegie Hall by Matthew Blank

Broadway favorite Cheyenne Jackson, whose television credits include "30 Rock" and "Glee," played Carnegie Hall Nov. 18 in an evening titled Cheyenne Jackson's Cockta…

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News: Starlight Express Tours From Wimbledon, 10 May

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe's 1984 West End musical Starlight Express will tour the UK next year from the New Wimbledon Theatre, Whatsonstage.com can confirm. The musical, which…

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John Behlmann's "Wild Animals" Rap by MCC Theater

John Behlmann's "Wild Animals" Rap Live from MCC Theater's "Wild Animals You Should Know" cast party! From: mcctheater Views: 1287 8 ratings Time: 04:34 Mor…

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Andrew Rannells and Ellen Barkin Will Guest on Nov. 21 "Watch What Happens: Live" by Andrew Gans

The Book of Mormon Tony Award nominee Andrew Rannells and The Normal Heart Tony winner Ellen Barkin will join host Andy Cohen on the Nov. 21 edition of Bravo’s “Watch What Happen…

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Bekah Brunstetter's Oohrah! Added to Steppenwolf Garage Rep by Dan Bacalzo

LiveWire Chicago's production of Bekah Brunstetter's Oohrah! has been added to the Steppenwolf Garage Rep series, and will be presented as part of the repertory of three production…

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'Footloose' at Holt High School

On November 18, 2011 Wentzville's Holt High School performed "Footloose", a musical written by Dean Pitchford and Walter Bobbie. Ren, an ordinary Chicago teenager, dances at his last visit t…

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STAGE PORTRAIT: Liza Minnelli and Sam Harris

Acclaimed illustrator Ken Fallin's drawings of the greatest stars and scenes of the theatrical world are a recurring part of Playbill.com.

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Rihanna gets down with bad self on 'Talk That Talk' by Jim Farber

Another fall, another Rihanna album. For the third year in a row, the Barbadian hottie has delivered a complete CD by year’s end, proving both her productivity and her devotion to her reco…

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Jagger and Richards find new golden oldies by Jim Farber

The Stones started a scavenger hunt through their old tapes a few years back, and they can’t seem to stop.

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Mary J. Blige goes back to the brink by Jim Farber

Admit it: You want Mary J. Blige to suffer. While fans may have always found themselves stirred by the singer’s bull-horn of a voice - and by her unique mix of hip hop and soul - they’ve…

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Sondheim Confessions: Five Fascinating Tidbits from the New Book Look, I Made a Hat by Kathy Henderson

Check the bookcase of any musical theater fan, and you’ll almost certainly find a copy of Finishing the Hat, Stephen Sondheim’s best-selling collection and discussion of the lyri…

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Watch The Book of Mormon’s Andrew Rannells on Bravo’s “Watch What Happens: Live” tonight! by Jim Byk

THE BOOK OF MORMON’s Tony Award nominee Andrew Rannells will join Tony and Emmy Award winner Ellen Barkin and host Andy Cohen on tonight’s edition of Bravo’s “Watch What Happens: Liv…

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'Phantom of the Opera' at Nerinx Hall High School

Fog gently wafts around stone pillars in a dimly lit cave. A masked man steers a boat with an elegantly dressed young woman inside. Candelabras flicker; glittering seductively in the darknes…

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STAGE TUBE: John vs. Killian - PHANTOM Twister Challenge! by BroadwayWorld TV

In the latest episode of John vs. Killian, the two stars of PHANTOM OF THE OPERA challenge each other to a game of Twister...in costume John Owen-Jones stars as the Phantom while Killian Do…

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Save on SISTER ACT with Special Holiday Discounts! by Contests

Click here to take advantage of this limited-time offer

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Matthew Risch Will Step in for Other Desert Cities' Thomas Sadoski in December by Andrew Gans and Adam Hetrick

Matthew Risch, who understudies the role of Trip Wyeth for actor Thomas Sadoski in the critically acclaimed drama Other Desert Cities, will temporarily step into that role Dec. 5-25 at the B…

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REVIEW: Wild Animals You Should Know by JK

Wild Animals You Should Know.  Review of the Saturday, November 19 matinee preview performance at the Lucille Lortell Theatre in New York City.  1 hour, 40 minutes with no intermis…

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Photo Coverage: Alice Ripley Opens in MCC's WILD ANIMALS YOU SHOULD KNOW by Kevin Thomas Garcia

MCC's Wild Animals You Should Know, starring Alice Ripley, opened last night, November 20 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you photo coverage from the cele…

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Photo Coverage: Charles Busch Hosts TEA AT FIVE Sneak Peek at Sardi's by Walter McBride

Tea at Five is an intimate look at Katharine Hepburn, at home, in her Fenwick estate in old Saybrook, Connecticut. The play takes place in 1983 after Hepburn was injured in a car crash. The …

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Squigs Pulls Up a Desk at Seminar, Starring Alan Rickman by Broadway.com

It takes a brave (or foolish) young writer to entrust his work to the judgment of fearsome literary lion Leonard—especially since Leonard is played by stage-and-screen great Alan Rickm…

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Weekend Poll Top Three: Harry Potter Star, Wolverine and a Drag Queen Among Broadway's Sexiest Men by Broadway.com

As People magazine unveiled its annual Sexiest Man Alive issue, Broadway.com asked readers to vote for Broadway's sexiest man. The votes are tallied; now take a look below at which stars…

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Pedro Almodovar, Patti LuPone, Austin Pendleton win United Solo Awards by Dan Bacalzo

Patti LuPone has won United Solo's annual uAward, honoring an outstanding solo performer, for her performance in The Gypsy In My Soul. She accepted the award in a ceremony held at Theat…

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Sheridan Smith, Jonny Lee Miller, Benedict Cumberbatch & More Honored at London’s Evening Standard Awards by Broadway.com

Broadway vet Jonny Lee Miller and Sheridan Smith are among the winners of the 2011 Evening Standard Awards, along with Matilda – the Musical, and plays One Man, Two Guvnors and The Her…

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Jesse Eisenberg Chats With Jimmy Fallon by Broadway.com

Jesse Eisenberg, currently starring in his self-penned play Asuncion off-Broadway, heads to Late Night With  Jimmy Fallon. Eisenberg received an Academy Award nomination fo…

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Review: 'Treasure Island: A Musical Panto' by Howard Shapiro

It's that time again -- "panto" time at People's Light and Theatre Company in Malvern. This year, they're doing an update of their first zany take on "Treasure Island." Inquirer theater crit…

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“Gypsy of the Year” to Host Original Cast of “Grease” by Tom Mizer

Adrienne Barbeau.  Say it out loud. Adrienne Barbeau. Has there ever been a better name in show business?  I think not. And now the divine Ms. Barbeau (Escape from New York, Maude, for goo…

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BWW Interviews - ANYTHING GOES' Adam Perry Talks 'My Week With Marilyn' by Caryn Robbins

In many ways, Adam Perry's life may be described as surreal'. The talented performer from a small town in Tennessee is currently dancing up a storm in the Tony Award Winning revival of ANYTH…

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Thoughts about “On a Clear Day You Can See Forever” Preview – 11/19/11 by Dan Mason

Written by: Dan Mason It’s not unheard of for Broadway producers to gamble on reviving a dated piece of material and using it as a star vehicle for Broadway royalty. Just last season …

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Patti LuPone, Austin Pendleton, Pedro Almodovar Among Winners at United Solo Festival by Michael Gioia

United Solo, the world's largest solo theatre festival, concluded its five-week season with a closing ceremony held Nov. 20 at Theatre Row. Numerous artists were recognized for their sol…

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Cheyenne Jackson, Karen Ziemba, et al. to Honor Barbara Cook at Hammerstein Gala by Dan Bacalzo

An updated list of performers has been announced for the York Theatre Company's 2011 Oscar Hammerstein Gala, to be held at the Edison Ballroom tonight, Monday, November 21. As previo…

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Patti LuPone, Pedro Almodovar Among Winners at United Solo Festival by BroadwayWorld

United Solo, the world's largest solo theatre festival, capped off its five-week season with a closing ceremony on Sunday, November 20, 2011 at Theatre ROW on 42nd Street in New York City.

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PHOTO CALL: Seminar Opens on Broadway; Arrivals, Curtain Call and Party by Matthew Blank

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, opened on …

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Self-producing problem? Try our new and improved mini-enhancement. by Ken Davenport

Confucius say, "Anything that can be done big, can be done small." Ok, he didn't really say that, but it doesn't make it any less true. Case in point. When big Broadway shows "…

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Matthew Risch to Play Trip Wyeth in Broadway's Other Desert Cities, December 5-25 by Andy Propst

Matthew Risch will play the role of Trip Wyeth in Broadway's Other Desert Cities, December 5-25. He will be replacing Thomas Sadoski, who will return to the company on December 27. Ri…

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PHOTO FLASH: Brent Barrett, Jim Brochu, Lisa Lampanelli, et al. at Actors Temple Benefit by Andy Propst

Brent Barrett, Anna Bergman, Jim Brochu, Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Jackie Hoffman, Lisa Lampanelli, Jill O'Hara, Lee Roy Reams, Steve Schalchin, and Rena Strober were among the artists …

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Rebecca Black's ‘Friday’ used in  Kohl’s holiday shopping commercial  by Lindsay Goldwert

It’s the year of the Black Friday. Teen singer and Internet phenomenon Rebecca Black’s viral hit song “Friday” is being used in Kohl’s Black Friday shopping ads.

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Taylor Swift wins big at AMAs by The Associated Press

Taylor Swift and Adele tied with three wins at the American Music Awards, but the event belonged to the country superstar after she beat the soulful crooner, as well as Lady Gaga, Katy Perry…

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Photo Coverage: Melissa Errico Sparkles at Joe's Pub by Peter James Zielinski

Saturday night, November 19th, Melissa Errico made her long awaited return to solo concert-ing at the newly renovated beautifully Joes Pub. The venue was packed with family, friends and fans…

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2011 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Awards Voting is Now Open! by BroadwayWorld

The nominations are in and the field has been set. And now it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Atl…

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Photo Flash: New SMASH Art Revealed! by BroadwayWorld

It's official, NBC's new Broadway-filled series SMASH will premiere on February 6 at 10pm. The show, which is about a group of people who come together to put on a Broadway musical was devel…

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Is Harry Potter a Wizard with Windows? Watch How to Succeed Star Daniel Radcliffe Do Dirty Work on Side by Side by Broadway.com

Want to know how truly game Daniel Radcliffe is? Click on the latest episode of Side By Side By Susan Blackwell and watch the star of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying&nb…

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Janeane Garofalo to Star in the New Group's Russian Transport Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Janeane Garofalo will lead the cast of the New Group’s Russian Transport. The world premiere play by Erika Sheffer will begin performances at off-Broadway's Acorn Theatre at Theatr…

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Casting Complete for the Off-Broadway Return of Infamous Musical Carrie by Broadway.com

Casting is complete for the MCC Theater’s forthcoming off-Broadway production of Carrie. The newly reworked and re-imagined production of the short-lived 1988 Broadway musical will beg…

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Frank Langella on Ella Fitzgerald by Theater Talk

Actor Frank Langella, appearing in Terence Rattigan's "Man and Boy", on his singer Ella Fitzgerald and why she is his role model.

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2012 - 2013 Saints Grants Program by Chicago Plays

The Saints would like to announce the opening of their 2012 - 2013 Grants Program. The Saints invite and encourage theatres to apply for this grant assistance to be used for artistic develop…

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AN EVENING WITH PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN IS FEATURED IN THE STAR LEDGER AND OPENS TONIGHT, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21 AT 7PM by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Star Ledger By Ronni Reich Mandy Patinkin reunites with Patti LuPone: Mandy Patinkin talks about the ‘transfusion of joy’ he gets from performing with his Evita, Patti LuPone Whe…

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Matthew Morrison and Jennifer Morrison presenting at the American Music Awards 2011 by MatthewMorrison.net

Matthew Morrison and Jennifer Morrison presenting at the American Music Awards 2011 November 20 2011 From: matthewmorrisonnet Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 03:38 More in People & Blogs

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Carol Burnett Will Receive Lifetime Achievement Award by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner Carol Burnett will be honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the International Cinematographers Guild's 49th annual Publicists Awards Luncheon, according to The H…

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News: Exclusive: Starlight Express Tours From Wimbledon, 10 May

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe's 1984 West End musical Starlight Express will tour the UK next year from the New Wimbledon Theatre, Whatsonstage.com can confirm. The musical, which…

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Queen of the Mist by StageGrade

Do critics think "Queen of the Mist" rules?

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BWW Nashville Awards Update 11/21 - Vote Now! by BroadwayWorld

Voting is now well underway for the 2011 Nashville Awards and here is the latest update Now, it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recip…

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Jeanna de Waal, Ben Thompson and More Join Marin Mazzie & Molly Ranson in New CARRIE Musical! Full Cast Announced! by BroadwayWorld

MCC Theater has announced the complete cast for the newly reworked and fully re-imagined production of Carrie, the musical. Carrie features music by Michael Gore, lyrics by Dean Pitchford Ac…

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Photo Coverage: Carrie Preston, Ruben Flores, et al. at 2011 GLAAD OUT Auction by Linda Lenzi

The Gay amp Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation GLAAD just held their 10th Annual OUTAuction presented by Bud Light and ROKK Vodka The 10th anniversary of the largest and most visible art au…

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BWW Tennessee Awards Update 11/21 - Vote Now! by BroadwayWorld

Voting is now well underway for the 2011 Tennessee Awards and here is the latest update Now, it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recip…

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ANYTHING GOES Amongst 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame Inductees by BroadwayWorld

Continuing the tradition of preserving and celebrating great recordings, The Recording Academy has announced the newest additions to its GRAMMY Hall Of Fame, adding 25 recordings to a collec…

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Stage Actor John Neville Dies at 86 by BroadwayWorld

According to published reports, stage actor and director John Neville, passed away on November 19 in Toronto. He was 86 years old.

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Photo Flash - First Look - Josh Gad on Wednesday's MODERN FAMILY on ABC by BroadwayWorld

On Wednesday night's episode of MODERN FAMILY on ABC entitled,Punkin Chunkin, an old neighborhood kid returns to town as a hugely successful internet billionaire and it gets Phil thinking o…

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Other Desert Cities Star Stockard Channing Out of the Show for Knee Surgery by Broadway.com

Stockard Channing, the acclaimed star of Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities, is out of the show in the days leading up to Thanksgiving for knee surgery. According to a production sp…

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Contest: Win Tickets to Silence! The Musical by Linda

Silence! The Musical--The Unauthorized Parody of The Silence of The Lambs opened this summer at Theatre 80 to positive reviews. It is now playing an open run at The 9th Space Theatre at Perf…

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Pop Goes The Musical - Peter Andre in Ghost the Musical (Part 2) by Ghost The Musical

Pop Goes The Musical - Peter Andre in Ghost the Musical (Part 2) http://www.bbc.co.uk/pudsey/ A few months back Peter took part in a very special performance of Ghost The Musical in aid of…

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Teresa’s Weekly Briefing: Audacious Experimenters Edition by Teresa Eyring

Happy almost Thanksgiving! Our Fall Forum on Governance, which took place over last weekend, was a tremendous success. We had record attendance, and the Forum community of trustees, theatre …

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MCC Theater Announces Complete Cast for Revamped Revival of Carrie by Adam Hetrick

Complete casting has been announced for the New York revival of the 1980's cult musical Carrie, starring Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie and Molly Ranson, which will begin previews Off-B…

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MCC Theater Announces Complete Casting for Carrie by Andy Propst

MCC Theater has announced complete casting for Carrie, which will begin previews on January 31 at the Lucile Lortel Theatre, in anticipation of an official opening on March 1. Stafford Arim…

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Photo Flash: Damien Lewis, Jane Asher, et al. at the 2011 Evening Standard Awards by BroadwayWorld

The Evening Standard Theatre Awards winners were announced last night - with Sheridan Smith picking up Best Actress for her role in Flare Path and Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller s…

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2011 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards Voting is Now Open! by BroadwayWorld

The nominations are in and the field has been set. And now it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld Bal…

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An old joke by Adam Thurman

"How do you built a small fortune in the arts?" "You start with a large fortune." The arts are a horrible business. For profit. Non-profit. It doesn't matter. Any business where costs can sk…

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Zenon displays energy, variety

REVIEW: Dancers range from explosive to calm in the world premiere of Daniel Charon's "Storm" at the Cowles Center.

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Carol’s Christmas by Tim Treanor

The problem with Ebenezer Scrooge is not that he’s selfish or wrong-headed – he’s right about Christmas, and you know it – it’s that he’s lonely. Scrooge is as miserly toward him…

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How the World Began, Arcola Theatre, London

A Mametian play in which a student, his guardian and a teacher are used to tackle the complexity of the creationist/evolutionist debate

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Seminar, Golden Theatre, New York

Not many other current US playwrights could take the subject here – a class in fiction-writing – and craft a comedy that sustains our interest

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Photo Coverage: SEMINAR Starry Opening Night Theatre Arrivals by Walter McBride

Two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman is making his eagerly-anticipated return to Broadway starring in the World Premiere of SEMINAR, a new comedy by P…

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Houdini Tonight! by Trav S.D.

Far be it from me to turn this blog into TV Guide, but sometimes I just gotta alert the public to developments of vaudevillian interest! Tonight at 10pm (EST) TCM is showing one of my favori…

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Patina Miller, Megan Hilty, Nick Adam Join Broadway Boys For Holiday Toys by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway Boys will once again host Broadway's favorite holiday party and concert with the 6th Annual BROADWAY SINGS FOR TOYS A Benet for Toys for Tots, Monday, December 19th at 7pm.

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Alex Timbers, Stephen Hoggett, Kelly Devine Join Team ROCKY; Musical Takes Germany By Storm in Nov. 2012 by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld reported this yesterday, Sylvester Stallone was out signing autographs when he arrived for a press conference to announce the new musical ROCKY in Hamburg, Germany. Today, w…

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Patina Miller, Nick Adams, Lillias White, Orfeh, Megan Hilty Will Sing for Toys by Andrew Gans

The Broadway Boys will present the 6th Annual Broadway Sings for Toys: A Benefit for Toys for Tots Dec. 19 at 7 PM at Symphony Space.

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Nick Adams, Megan Hilty, Lillias White, et al. Set for December 19 Broadway Sings for Toys Concert by Andy Propst

A preliminary lineup of performers has been announced for Deck the Halls, the 6th annual Broadway Sings for Toys: A Benefit for Toys for Tots, to be held on Monday, December 19 at 7pm at Sym…

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO FLASH: Jennifer Damiano, Jonathan Groff, Alice Ripley, et al. Celebrate Wild Animals You Should Know Opening by David Gordon

MCC Theater celebrated the opening of Thomas Higgins' Wild Animals You Should Know, now playing at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, with a post-performance party at 49 Grove on Sunday, Novem…

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Alan Rickman stars in ‘Seminar,’ a comedy by Theresa Rebeck  by Joe Dziemianowicz

With his patented blend of velvety nastiness, Alan Rickman is ideally cast as a noxious instructor savaging young writers in Theresa Rebeck’s tangy but sometimes contrived comedy “Semina…

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Donna Vivino and More Will Join Daniel Reichard for Annual Holiday Concerts by Andrew Gans

Daniel Reichard, one of the original stars of Broadway's Jersey Boys, will present his annual holiday-themed concerts next month at the Triad Theater.

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Facebook Introduces “Sort” Button by Rebecca Coleman

Well, I don’t know about y’all, but I was NOT happy when I discovered, during the last major Facebook update, that they removed my ability to choose either “Top Posts”…

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Blood and Gifts, Spy Saga of Afghanistan, Opens at Lincoln Center Theater by Broadway.com

Blood and Gifts, J.T. Rogers’ new play about America’s tangled history in Afghanistan, opens on November 21 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre. Directed by Tony Award winner Bartle…

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An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin Opens on Broadway by Broadway.com

Two great Broadway stars have teamed up for a night of incomparable theater music: On November 21, the limited engagement of An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin opens at the Ethe…

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Cole Porter's "Anything Goes," Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" Speech Among Inductees of 2012 Grammy Hall of Fame by Andrew Gans

The Recording Academy announced the newest additions to its legendary Grammy Hall of Fame collection Nov. 21.

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Photo Coverage: Inside the SEMINAR Opening Night Party! by Walter McBride

Two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman is making his eagerly-anticipated return to Broadway starring in the World Premiere of SEMINAR, a new comedy by P…

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BWW Boston Awards Update 11/21 - Vote Now! by BroadwayWorld

Voting is now well underway for the 2011 Boston Awards and here is the latest update Now, it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipien…

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Janeane Garofalo, Daniel Oreskes and Morgan Spector Cast in New Group's Russian Transport by Andrew Gans

Comic-actress Janeane Garofalo has been cast in the New Group's upcoming production of Russian Transport, which begins performances Jan. 17, 2012, at the Acorn Theatre, according to The …

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BWW Connecticut Awards Update 11/21 - Vote Now! by BroadwayWorld

Voting is now well underway for the 2011 Connecticut Awards and here is the latest update Now, it's time for you to get out and vote for your favorites in the hopes that they will be the rec…

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Last Word on Shakespeare Conspiracy Theories? by The Playgoer

"[H]ow could a man who had only a grammar-school education and spoke Latin and a little Greek possibly have written something as bad as All’s Well That Ends Well?" -Eric Idle, satirically…

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News: Taste of Honey Author Shelagh Delaney Dies Aged 72

Award-winning playwright and screenwriter Shelagh Delaney, best known for her 1958 debut play A Taste of Honey, has died aged 72. Delaney was born in 1939 in Salford, the setting for A Tast…

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SEMINAR – Language and sex and serious laughter with Alan Rickman & Co. by Oscar E Moore

Like most seminars there are peaks and valleys, highlights and low spots, moments of boredom, moments of ecstasy and moments that are difficult to hear as exemplified in the new play SEMINAR…

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Espinosa, Hanes, Jay-Alexander & More Set for BROADWAY DREAMS NYC Benefit Tonight! by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway Dreams Foundation will present their Third Annual New York Benefit Performance at the Florence Gould Hall 55 East 59th Street on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 730 pm. The special…

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What I Am Giving Thanks for This Year by Michael Kaiser

This is the time of year when we give thanks for the wonderful gifts that we have been given, the experiences we have treasured, the people who have changed our lives.

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Photo Coverage: SEMINAR Broadway Opening Night Curtain Call by Walter McBride

Two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman is making his eagerly-anticipated return to Broadway starring in the World Premiere of SEMINAR, a new comedy by …

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Photo Flash: Paul Byrom Plays B.B. Kings by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Paul Byrom's concert tour took him to New York City's B.B. Kings Blues Club and Grill on November 18, 2011. BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage from the performance below.

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Review: Wild Animals You Should Know at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

There's probably a good play in here somewhere. But it's been given a ready for prime time production somewhat prematurely. The producers would have been wise to followthe Boy Scout motto: "…

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Review: Ex by Ryan Ahem

A British show, produced by British companies, in a British venue, with a British audience and British performers. I would truly love for more plays with music and musical theatre to be prod…

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"Wild Animals You Should Know" by MCC Theater

"Wild Animals You Should Know" Interview with director Trip Cullman and playwright Thomas Higgins. From: mcctheater Views: 1041 2 ratings Time: 02:58 More in Entertainment

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Review: How The World Began by Peggitty Pollard-Davey

How The World Began is a story of the misunderstanding and miscommunication that occurs when two mutually exclusive world views clash. We are in a biology classroom in small-town Plainview, …

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Review: A Walk On Part by Jessica Edwards

With a blast of emotive classical music, five actors walk onto a polished stage full of clean lines and shining metal, a political party conference room. They are backed by a set of TV scree…

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Photo Flash: Pre-Broadway One Man, Two Guvnors in the West End by BroadwayWorld

Opening tonight at the Adelphi Theatre is Nicholas Hytners five star award-winning production of One Man, Two Guvnors. After a sell-out run at the National Theatre, subsequent UK tour and Na…

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News: Time Out London Backs 2012 Whatsonstage.com Awards

Whatsonstage.com is pleased to announce Time Out London as our presentation rights sponsor for the 2012 Whatsonstage.com Awards. The original “theatregoers’ choice” prizes are the only…

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Espinosa, Hanes, Jay-Alexander & More Set for BROADWAY DREAMS NYC Benefit 11/21 by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway Dreams Foundation will present their Third Annual New York Benefit Performance at the Florence Gould Hall 55 East 59th Street on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 730 pm. The special…

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News: Opening: West End Guvnors, Riots, Kitchen & Matilda

Amongst the major London openings, in the West End and further afield, this week are: OPENING TONIGHTOne Man, Two GuvnorsMONDAY 21 NOVEMBER 2011(PREVIEWS FROM 8 NOVEMBER) The National The…

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Eleanor Powell by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of the amazing Eleanor Powell (see full bio here) Now here she is dancing to  to George and Ira Gershwin’s “Fascinatin’ Rhythm” in the 1941 MGM…

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Fuse Jazz Review: Two Paths Converge Again – Sheila Jordan and Steve Kuhn by Steve Elman

The Steve Kuhn - Sheila Jordan partnership has been one of the luckiest things ever to happen to either of them, or for us as listeners.

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Hilton Als: Nellie McKay in “I Want to Live!” at the Hiro Ballroom. by Hilton Als

Nellie McKay has the sort of considerable talent—basically she’s an actress who sings, which is to say a monologuist with her own distinct sound—that makes us all feel we h…

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Goings on About Town: The Theatre by The New Yorker

BONNIE & CLYDE Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan star in a new musical based on the story of the famous bankrobbing couple…

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A farcical tribute to Yiddish theater

Oy vey ist mir! Where to begin with the troubles that plague Montgomery Theater's Jacob and Jack? Maybe it's best to start with what works. Maura Roche's set design. Three dressing rooms, si…

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John Lahr: “Seminar” and “Private Lives” reviews. by John Lahr

Alan Rickman is the go-to actor for supercilious. Over the years, in screen roles as various as the Sheriff of Nottingham in “Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves,” Colonel Brandon in …

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Carnegie Hall Benefit Honors the Rolling Stones by James C. McKinley Jr.

The annual concert at Carnegie Hall to benefit music education programs for the poor will have a Rolling Stones theme this spring, the event's organizer, Michael Dorf, announced.

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'Venus in Fur's' Nina Arianda has cast a spell

The actress has been praised for her work in David Ives' new play on Broadway about a sexy and surreal stage audition. Unstinting work went into her preparation to win the role. The actress …

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War Horse transfers to Australia by Matt Trueman

National theatre's mega-successful play to follow high-selling Broadway run with stint at the Arts Centre in MelbourneAfter successful stints in the West End and on Broadway, War Horse will …

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BWW's On This Day - November 21, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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i-spondent Penny Landau Interviews Judy Gold by Penny Landau

i-spondent Penny Landau "On the Street with the TV Junkie" Interviews Judy Gold

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"Last Summer" Should Be First on Your List by Steven Wishnoff

Last Summer at Bluefish Cove, by Jane Chambers, deals with themes of love, self-discovery and loss that are as unique in this play, as they are universal in life. The production currently ru…

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Tragic? No. Macabre? Yes. Entertaining? Absolutely! by Andrew Martin

Producer/director/artist Rachel Klein can be called nothing else besides one of the most innovative young people on the modern downtown scene. Over the last four seasons, she has emerged as …

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'The King and I': A classic made even better by Wendy Rosenfield

There's something about the Walnut Street Theatre's production of The King and I that feels as comfortable and inviting as, well, the 2010 holiday show, Irving Berlin's White Christmas. Mayb…

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Offer: Transfer of Chichester's hit Singin' in the Rain: Programme + Meet & Greet.

After an acclaimed sell out run at Chichester, SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN brings the glamour of the MGM film to the Palace theatre in Spring 2012. Come on our hosted Whatsonstage.com Outing on 13…

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PAGE SIX: 25 for Marcovicci

“May the Algonquin and the Oak Room live forever,” Andrea Marcovicci toasted the venue at the opening of her 25th season there Tuesday night.

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If You're Selling "Boobs" Don't Get Political About It by Don Hall

I'm not a raving fan of Tony Adler.  I found that as soon as Bill Williams left the Reader, the theater criticism dept. of that vaunted paper went down the tubes.  Adler isn't much…

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Photos: Savoy Hosts 2011 Evening Standard Awards

The 57th Evening Standard Awards were presented at a star-studded ceremony at London's Savoy Hotel last night (20 November 2011) hosted by Dame Edna Everage, alter-ego of comedian Barry Hump…

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MUSICAL OF THE MONTH: Katinka by Doug Reside

A Guest Blog by Project Co-Director, William Everett Orientalism and propaganda were common themes in American musical theater and popular song during the years surrounding World War I. Rev…

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Review: Seminar by Frank Scheck

In the opening minutes of Theresa Rebeck’s new play, four young students nervously await the arrival of a famous novelist who they’ve hired to conduct a series of private seminar…

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M Ensemble’s ‘Radio Golf’ Is On-Par Perfect by Bill Hirschman

M Ensemble moved into the performance space last June, and makes good use of the comfortable black-box theater for the first presentation of its 40th anniversary season, August Wilson's Radi…

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Bill Irwin, Damian Woetzel, et al. Set for Public Theater Forum, 11/21 by BroadwayWorld

The Public Theater Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director Joey Parnes Interim Executive Director has announced the complete line-up for the third Public Forum event of the season, Does Culture Make…

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Michael Aronov, Jeremy Davidson, et al. Star in LCT's BLOOD AND GIFTS, Opens 11/21 by BroadwayWorld

Michael Aronov, Jeremy Davidson, Robert Hogan, Jefferson Mays, Andrs Munar, Paul Niebanck, John Procaccino, Liv Rooth, Gabriel Ruiz, Pej Vahdat, Andrew Weems and Bernard White will be featur…

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Blog: Bean Bags Standard Award

On the day that his uproarious new version of Goldoni opens in the West End, Richard Bean is reported to have cocked a snook at David Hare at last night's Evening Standard awards dinner. Gr…

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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The No. 1 Reason To See: Seminar by Jesse North

It’s not fun to watch people’s dreams be stomped on in real life; but for some reason, it’s a heck of a lot of fun to see it done on stage. This is entirely true of Theresa Rebeck’s …

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SEMINAR – Language and sex and serious laughter with Alan Rickman & Co. by Oscar E. Moore

You won’t fall asleep at this sleeper hit of the season.

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LUPONE and PATINKIN Officially Open at the Barrymore Theatre

AN EVENING WITH PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN, which began running performances November 16, will officially open tonight, November 21, 2011, at the Barrymore Theatre.

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Monday, November 21, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Twilight Breaking Dawn Broadway Musical?

  According to the news tonight the new film Breaking Dawn made $139 million in ticket sales this past weekend.   I have not seen this film yet, but I have to admit seeing the other thr…

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Sondheim On Critics by Art

Stephen Sondheim isn't as terrified of the internet as Michael Kaiser.Heck, Mr. Sondheim finds a certain optimism in the passion of the online exchanges about theater, even in internet theat…

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Brian Murray, Bobby Steggert, Judith Ivey, Jack Gilpin Take Part in Nov. 21 Project Shaw Readings by Andrew Gans

The Project Shaw series continues Nov. 21 with readings of two short George Bernard Shaw comedies, Passion, Poison and Petrifaction and Press Cuttings.

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Cheyenne Jackson, Karen Ziemba, Euan Morton Honor Barbara Cook at Hammerstein Award Presentation; Michael Feinstein Hosts by Andrew Gans

The award-winning York Theatre Company honors Tony and Grammy Award winner and 2011 Kennedy Center Honoree Barbara Cook with the 20th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musi…

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Eden Espinosa, Melissa Errico, Billy Porter, Deidre Goodwin Share Their Broadway Dreams in Nov. 21 Concert by Andrew Gans

The Broadway Dreams Foundation presents its Third Annual New York Benefit Performance Nov. 21 at 7:30 PM at Manhattan's Florence Gould Hall.

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"Oh What a Show": Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin Share An Evening, Opening on Broadway Nov. 21 by Andrew Gans

For the first time since they dazzled audiences in the original Broadway production of Evita, Tony winners Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin share a Broadway stage in An Evening With Patti LuP…

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Afghan Political Unrest Takes Center Stage in Blood and Gifts, Opening Nov. 21 at LCT by Adam Hetrick

The American premiere of J.T. Rogers' Afghanistan-set political drama Blood and Gifts, starring Michael Aronov, Jeremy Davidson, Robert Hogan and Jefferson Mays, officially opens Of…

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Hairspray, With Robert Aubry Davis and Carolyn Cole, Gets Fresh Spritz at VA's Signature Starting Nov. 21 by Kenneth Jones

Signature Theatre's new Arlington, VA, production of Hairspray — starring national radio host Robert Aubry Davis, of WETA's "Around Town" and Sirius/XM Radio, as Edna…

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Alec Baldwin and Michael Cumpsty Go Unplugged at Two River Theater Nov. 21 by Michael Gioia

Two River Theater hosts an evening of scenes and stories with Tony nominee Alec Baldwin and Michael Cumpsty Nov. 21. Entitled Baldwin. Cumpsty. Unplugged., the performance is held at the Joa…

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National Theatre's One Man Two Guvnors Opens at West End's Adelphi Theatre Nov. 21; Broadway Next by Mark Shenton

James Corden, previously seen on Broadway in the original cast of the National Theatre's production of Alan Bennett's The History Boys, who has since gone on to become a leading U.K.…

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Openings We're Tracking This Week, November 21-27, 2011 by The Charlebois Post

Marc Bendavid and Pam Patel in the MTC's R&J(Photo by Bruce Monk)Oi! You only have to see the Star of David and the Crescent Moon on the poster for Manitoba Theatre Centre's new producti…

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First Person: Chad Dembski on The Farewell Project (Halifax) by The Charlebois Post

Trailer for Farewell ProjectTHE FAREWELL PROJECTA simple performance with epic hopes and dreamsby Chad DembskiCreated and Performed by Dustin Harvey (Secret Theatre, Halifax) and Chad D…

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Twighlight Breaking Dawn Broadway Musical?

  According to the news tonight the new film Breaking Dawn made $139 million in ticket sales this past weekend.   I have not seen this film yet, but I have to admit seeing the other thr…

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nytheatre in review by Martin Denton

The Jazz Singer at Metropolitan Playhouse

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Action and Adventure at the Flea: Kutsukake Tokijiro and She Kills Monsters reviewed by Mitchell Conway

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