Monday, November 28, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Priscilla Queen of the Desert - I Love the Nightlife and I Will Survive by Jonathan Jones

Priscilla Queen of the Desert - I Love the Nightlife and I Will Survive Broadway From: BroadwayJLM Views: 401 0 ratings Time: 03:02 More in Entertainment

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I Hear Bells by Peter Filichia

By Peter Filichia -- What musical gave its leading character the best opening song as well as the best closing song? For men, the answer is probably My Fair Lady, as Rex Harrison got to si…

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Review: ORDINARY DAYS by Toby Zinman

Ordinary Days provides, according to Toby Zinman, a sentimental, entirely predictable but altogether pleasant evening in the theater.

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Bonnie and Clyde: The Musical by Rodney Sexton

No surprise to find a show in its third full production in fine form during a preview. Three out of four of the lead performances are spectacular. The featured actors, young and old, are str…

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"The Atmosphere of Memory" -- A Question of "what," "if," and "when" by Byrne Harrison

Review by Judd Hollander Profanity-laden and at times hilariously vulgar, David Bar Katz's comedic-drama The Atmosphere of Memory looks at images of the past as they actually happened, how t…

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La Bohème (Metropolitan Opera) by The Tyro Theatre Critic

Franco Zeffirelli's production of "La Bohème" is probably the closest thing to Disney Opera you're going to find. Chocolate box sets that scarcely look like reality. There's no stopping Puc…

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"Milk Like Sugar" - A powerful and painful look at inner city-life by Byrne Harrison

Review by Judd Hollander Photos by Ari Mintz Kirsten Greenidge has written a harrowing tale of teenage angst, peer pressure and the desperate need to belong in her riveting, and oftentimes p…

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Indie Theater Now E-Gift Cards by NYTE Small Press

Tis the season for gift giving.  Here’s a gift that should please anyone on your list that has an interest in new indie plays – actors, teachers, students and play lovers.  The…

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"Children" - A Family in Transition by Byrne Harrison

Review by Judd Hollander Photo by Stephen Kunken Few things can be as frightening, ominous or inevitable as change, as powerfully demonstrated in A.R. Gurney's Children, this 1974 work curre…

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"The Lyons" - Hilarious and Painful Family Dysfunction by Byrne Harrison

Review by Judd Hollander Photos by Carol Rosegg You'll laugh till you cry and smile through your tears at The Lyons, probably the most biting comedy/drama about family dysfunction to arrive …

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Burning by Theasy.com

Acorn Theatre @ Theatre Row, The New Group, Off Broadway By Adrienne Urbanski BOTTOM LINE: This erotically-charged work lacks a clear vision but offers plenty of dark humor and compel…

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News: (Ottawa) Critics Circle hands out prizes by The Charlebois Post

Among the winners at this evening's conferral of awards by the Capital Critics Circle in Ottawa was the out-going artistic director of the National Arts Centre English Theatre, Peter Hinton.…

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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"Relatively Speaking: 3 One-Act Comedies" - Batting About .500 by Byrne Harrison

Review by Judd Hollander Woody Allen's Honeymoon Motel, the final segment of a trio of one-acts being presented on Broadway under the umbrella title of Relatively Speaking, show Allen at his…

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A Very She & Him Christmas: Or, Why I’m Not Quite a Hipster by Sarah Taylor Ellis

On my recent visit to NYC, I stayed with a designer in Williamsburg, Brooklyn – a hotbed of hipster culture. And on several occasions, friends told me that I would make a good hipster.…

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Broadway Encors - Barry Livingston by Broadway Blogspot

Broadway Encors - Barry Livingston Barry Livingston star of My Three Sons and The Social Network. From: BroadwayBlogspot Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 09:42 More in Education

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: Darren Criss Performs With the StarKid SPACE Tour! by BroadwayWorld TV

Criss joined his fellow StarKids for the two shows at Irving Plaza. Prior to his role as Blaine Anderson on Glee, Criss was best-known to StarKid fans as Harry Potter in A Very Potter Musica…

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'Lion King,' 'Spider-Man' score big at box office

At least two Broadway shows are giving thanks this week for a record-breaking holiday at the box office.

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ANGELS IN AMERICA by ion Theatre by Bill Eadie

Tony Kushner’s sprawling seven-hour masterpiece, Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes, won the Pulitzer Prize when it appeared on Broadway and has been hailed as one of…

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Theater review: ‘I Love Lucy Live on Stage’ at Greenway Court by Philip Brandes

Philip Brandes reviews "I Love Lucy Live on Stage" at the Greenway Court Theatre.

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Broadway gets box-office boost on Thanksgiving weekend by David Ng

"Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" was one of several Broadway shows that saw attendance rise during Thanksgiving week. Overall, Broadway's total box-office haul rose more than 6% from the comp…

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Stage Tube: Sneak Peek at ROCKY - THE MUSICAL! by BroadwayWorld TV

The new musical adaptation of ROCKY had a presentation earlier this month in Hamburg, Germany. Get a first look at the production below

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Short Eyes. And Two Comedies About Being Jewish in America. by Don Shirley

A revival of Miguel Pinero's Short Eyes ricochets through LATC's Theatre 4. And two plays offer comic takes on Jewish identity in America -- Laurel Ollstein's Esther's Moustache and James Sh…

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin Set for 'New York Live,' 11/29 by BroadwayWorld

Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin will appear on WNBC-TVs New York Live tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29 from 3pm to 4pm. Patti LuPone will co-host the hour-long show with regular hosts Jane Han…

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Review: Suicide, Incorporated at curtainup.com by Simon Saltzman

Andrew Hinderakers’s modestly macabre but also humorously tender play is also an ironically good fit for the Underground series as it deals with the decision by people to end their unhappy…

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SOUND OFF Special Edition: A Ken Russell Retrospective by Pat Cerasaro

Champagne. Soap bubbles. Baked beans. Melted bon-bons. Four images - all part and parcel of perhaps the most famous scene he ever committed to celluloid which, in this instance, is definitel…

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The Kitchen Sink

Legit Reviews: Back in the 1950s and 1960s, 'kitchen sink drama' meant realist plays about English working class characters trapped in impoverished social circumstances railing against their…

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It Is Done by Aaron Riccio

The great thing about site-specific theater is that even when the play's awful, you're at least somewhere new. Thankfully, Alex Goldberg's It Is Done isn't awful -- just mediocre -…

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Fuse Classical Music Review: Boston Early Music Festival’s Duo of Charpentier Operas Delights by Susan Miron

I keep being surprised by the brilliant productions and overall excellence of the concerts Boston Early Music Festival presents.

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Standing on Ceremony | Givenik Ambassador by Givenik

Standing on Ceremony | Givenik Ambassador Beth Leavel and Craig Bierko, who are currently appearing in the hit Off-Broadway show STANDING ON CEREMONY, discuss their two favorite charities: …

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BWW Las Vegas Awards Update 11/28 - Have You Voted? by BroadwayWorld

There's just 4 weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Las Vegas Awards and here is the latest update Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes…

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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THEATER: It Is Done by Aaron Riccio

The great thing about site-specific theater is that even when the play's awful, you're at least somewhere new. Thankfully, Alex Goldberg's It Is Done isn't awful -- just mediocre -- and…

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BWW Chicago Awards Update 11/28 - Have You Voted? by BroadwayWorld

There's just 4 weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Chicago Awards and here is the latest update Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes t…

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A Bang-Up First Look at Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan in Bonnie & Clyde by Broadway.com

As legendary outlaws Bonnie & Clyde, Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan may be doing wrong on stage, but they sure look right doing it. The new musical by Frank Wildhorn shows the romantic si…

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Review: Pump Boys and Dinettes (Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Sassy and soulful, *Pump Boys and Dinettes* is a delightful throwback sure to leave you grinning and humming as you exit the theater-turned-redneck-diner. Highly Recommended.

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Tony Kushner Honored With Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship by Adam Hetrick

Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner is the recipient of the 2011 Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship.

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Photo Flash: BONNIE & CLYDE Production Shots - First Look! by BroadwayWorld

BONNIE amp CLYDE is currently playing at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre 236 West 45th Street, began previews on Friday, November 4th and opens on Thursday, December 1st. Tickets are on sale a…

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BWW TV: First Look at BONNIE & CLYDE - Video Montage! by BroadwayWorld TV

BONNIE amp CLYDE is currently playing at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre and opens on Broadway on Thursday, December 1st. We've got a first look at the production via a video montage - stay tu…

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Video Preview! See Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan as Lovestruck Criminals in Bonnie & Clyde by Broadway.com

Bonnie & Clyde have been captured on camera! The infamous outlaws-in-love, as played by Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan, are heating up the Broadway stage in the new Frank Wildhorn musical…

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Spiderman: Turn off the Dark - Medley by Jonathan Jones

Spiderman: Turn off the Dark - Medley Broadway From: BroadwayJLM Views: 256 2 ratings Time: 03:59 More in Entertainment

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Orlando Shakespeare Announces Cast for Romeo and Juliet and Cymbellne by Robby Ritacco

The Orlando Shakespeare Theater, in Partnership with UCF will be presenting two classic Shakespeare pieces -- Romeo and Juliet and Cymbeline -- in rotating repertory. These performances wi…

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People You Should Know . . . Robert Askins by Zack

Robert Askins was born in Cypress Texas in 1980. He moved to New York in 2005.Rob has received two E.S.T./Sloan grants, and an Arch and Bruce Davis Award forPlaywriting. He has been com…

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How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - The Brotherhood of Men by Jonathan Jones

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - The Brotherhood of Men Daniel Radcliff From: BroadwayJLM Views: 285 4 ratings Time: 04:23 More in Entertainment

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Vegas casino pulls plug on Cirque’s Elvis show by Guy Dixon

Viva Elvis, the Las Vegas acrobatic tribute to Elvis Presley, will close at the end of 2012 because of lower than expected ticket sales

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TT: Almanac

"I was suffering from that mysterious self-consciousness which often attacks the adolescent, a malady as agonising and overwhelming as seasickness...

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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The Afternoon Report, Monday, November 28, 2011 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter –  http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more information: RT @FOLLIESBroadway: Listen to Danny Burstein’s…

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People You Should Know . . . Moritz von Stuelpnagel by Zack

Moritz von Stuelpnagel is the Artistic Director of Studio 42, New York’sproducer of “unproducible” plays. Recent New York credits include Robert Askins’Hand to God and Daniel Reitz…

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SLSO announces Anna Kuwabara as Vice President for Orchestra Operations & Facilities

The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announced on Monday that Anna Kuwabara is to be the orchestra’s vice president for orchestra operations & facilities, effective Jan. 17, 2012.

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Big National Drop in Theater Subscriptions

For those in the theater industry who long have followed the late Danny Newman's "Subscribe Now!" mantra to build loyal subscribers rather than fickle single ticket buyers, the latest resear…

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Thoughts on “Lysistrata Jones” Preview @ The Walter Kerr Theatre, 11/21/11 by Dan Mason

Michael Riedel has written at length about the recent scramble by Broadway producers to find open theatres for their new shows. As many as a dozen productions are looking for a home on the &…

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PHOTO CALL: Bonnie & Clyde, With Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan, on Broadway by Matthew Blank

Bonnie & Clyde, the new musical that sings the story of the Depression-era American outlaws Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, plays Broadway's Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

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Peter Christian Hansen, Emily Swallow, et al. Set for Guthrie's Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Dan Bacalzo

The Guthrie Theater has announced complete casting for its production of Tennessee Williams' Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, to be presented January 14-February 26,…

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Sister Act - Spread the Love Around by Jonathan Jones

Sister Act - Spread the Love Around Broadway From: BroadwayJLM Views: 110 0 ratings Time: 04:30 More in Entertainment

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Chris Mullin Loves LYSISTRATA JONES on Broadway by Lysistrata Jones

Chris Mullin Loves LYSISTRATA JONES on Broadway http://www.LysistrataJones.com NBA Hall of Famer Chriss Mullin came and saw and loved LYSISTRATA JONES. You'll have a ball at the bliss…

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Newsies - King of New York by Jonathan Jones

Newsies - King of New York Coming to Broadway in March, 2012! From: BroadwayJLM Views: 269 4 ratings Time: 04:12 More in Entertainment

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War Horse Gets New Army by Michael Block

The original cast of War Horse will play their final performance on January 8th to make way for 15 new cast members. Andrew Durand of Spring Awakening and The Burnt Part Boys fame will play …

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Holiday bounty for Broadway

Legit News: Hits benefit most from Thanksgiving traffic -- Last week's Broadway sales demonstrated once more than Thanksgiving is a great time to be on Broadway -- at least if you're a pre…

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Bits and bobs by Alison Croggon

George Hunka at Superfluities Redux (whom I'm sure you all read religiously) blogs on the recurrent death of criticism, and in particular on the argument that its death sentence is signed b…

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Sundance Selects Bruce Norris, Georgia Stitt and Joshua Schmidt for Ucross Retreat by Adam Hetrick

Pulitzer Prize-winning Clybourne Park playwright Bruce Norris and songwriter Georgia Stitt are among the artists selected for the 2012 Sundance Institute Playwrights Retreat at Ucross.

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Backstage at Godspell Part 1

In part one of our exclusive backstage tour of Broadway's Godspell: it's a Saturday night shortly before show time and Godspell cast member Lindsay Mendez takes video camera in hand and he…

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That miser Scrooge gives much in this season's 'Christmas Carol'

THEATER REVIEW: "A Christmas Carol" at the Goodman Theatre ★★★ THEATER REVIEW: "A Christmas Carol" at the Goodman Theatre ★★★ ... This is a very good yea…

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The Flea to Present Holiday Engagement of The Flying Latke by Dan Bacalzo

The Flea Theater will present the Chanukah-themed holiday show, The Flying Latke, by Arthur Yorinks. It will be directed by Ben Kamine, Tom Costello, Kristan Seemel and Danya Taymor, and per…

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Tony Kushner Wins the Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship by Andy Propst

Tony Kushner has won the annual Puffin/Nation Prize for Creative Citizenship, according to a report in The New York Times. The honor, which carries a $100,000 cash award, recognizes artists…

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Darren Pettie to Join Cast of ABC's Pan Am by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage veteran Darren Pettie will have a recurring part on ABC's hit series Pan Am, according to EW.com. He will play a heroic former WWII pilot named Vince Broyles, who is allowed to …

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ArtsBeat Blog: Thanksgiving Week Broadway Box Office Stuffed with Good News by Patrick Healy

Even with fewer shows playing, Broadway box office is up for the holiday week.

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Cumming to do solo 'Macbeth'

Legit News: Project will play Lincoln Center Festival -- Gotham-based actor Alan Cumming will star in a one-man "Macbeth" at the Lincoln Center Festival in July.

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Neil Patrick Harris Gushes About His (Very) Brief Stint in Sleep No More on Live With Kelly by Broadway.com

Audiences checking out off-Broadway's interactive theatrical experience Sleep No More over Thanksgiving weekend may have recognized a famous face roaming around the McKittrick Hotel. Bro…

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#NEWPLAY FEST: @LABtheaterNYC 12th Annual Barn Reading Series by Arena Stage

The critical second step in Labyrinth's unique play development process, the Barn Series focuses on the special relationship between artist and audience by giving writers the opportunity to …

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#NEWPLAY OPP: Carte Blanche Studios submission to Festival by Arena Stage

Carte Blanche Studios introduces it’s biannual NORTH AMERICAN NEW PLAYS FESTVAL!!! With the success of our first NEW PLAYS FESTIVAL this past summer, we decided to put it on twice a year. …

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Broadway Grosses* w/e 11/27/2011 by Ken Davenport

The following are the Broadway Grosses from the week ending November 27, 2011: Show Name GrossGross TotalAttn %Cap AvgPdAdm AN EVENING WITH PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN $313,879 5,136 69.…

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This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 11/28/11

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 112811.

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BWW TV: Michael Stever Talks Life and Career with Angelica Page by BroadwayWorld TV

For filmmaker Michael Stever 'Broadway The Golden Age,' 'Saturday Nightmares The Movie few things inspire him more than sitting down and chewing the fat with colleagues in the biz who posses…

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Producer Dasha Epstein Cooks Up Promotional Idea for Broadway's Chinglish by Andrew Gans

Dasha Epstein, one of the producers of David Henry Hwang's Chinglish, which is currently playing Broadway's Longacre Theatre, awoke one recent evening at 2 AM with an idea to promote…

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Patti LuPone, Mandy Patinkin Set for November 29 Episode of New York Live by Dan Bacalzo

Patti LuPone will co-host the November 29 episode of WNBC-TV's New York Live, which airs 3pm-4pm. She will join regular hosts Jane Hanson, Sara Gore and Jacque Reid for the program. O…

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Neil Patrick Harris Gushes About His Experience as a Cast Member in Sleep No More on Live With Kelly by Broadway.com

Audiences checking out off-Broadway's interactive theatrical experience Sleep No More over Thanksgiving weekend may have recognized a famous face roaming around the McKittrick Hotel. Bro…

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'Match Girl' has things to teach at holiday

Adapted from the Hans Christian Andersen tale, this music-filled version is a simple, charming holiday treat.

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STAGE TUBE: Neil Patrick Harris on His SLEEP NO MORE Appearance by BroadwayWorld TV

Punchdrunk's Sleep No More is an award-winning theatrical experience that tells Shakespeare's classic tragedy Macbeth through a darkly cinematic lens. Audiences move freely through the epic …

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Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin to appear on WNBC-TV’s “New York Live” Tuesday, November 29 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin will appear on WNBC-TV’s “New York Live” tomorrow, Tuesday, November 29 from 3pm to 4pm. Patti LuPone will co-host the hour-long show with regular hosts…

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Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez talk tunes for toon 'Winnie the Pooh' [Video] by Gold Derby

Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez admit to being awestruck when they got the gig to pen songs for Disney's reboot of "Winnie the Pooh", one of the most beloved children&#…

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Zach Braff Will Star in London Run of His Comedy All New People by Adam Hetrick

Zach Braff's All New People, the four-person comedy that debuted Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theatre last summer, is London-bound with Braff in the leading role, according to Deadline.c…

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ArtsBeat Blog: Tony Kushner Wins $100,000 Award for 'Creative Citizenship' by Patrick Healy

The playwright is honored for his "lifetime of artistic work and activism."

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Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark Is Making Money Now -- Vulture by Amanda Dobbins

A year ago today, Julie Taymor and U2's Spider-Man musical made its first, disastrous debut on Broadway; that first preview, as you may recall, stopped five times for technical difficulties …

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Broadway Grosses: Three Shows Top $2 Million in Record-Breaking Week by Broadway.com

What a difference a year makes for Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark: The show that many people considered D.O.A. when it began previews last November (!) raked in more than $2 million at the bo…

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Occupy Thanksgiving by Chloe Veltman

My friend Phil Weglarz, a Bay Area-based arts therapist and allover creative genius, created a fascinating centerpiece for his Thanksgiving dinner table this year. I wasn't present at the ev…

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Nikkieli DeMone to Perform Benefit at Triad by Dan Bacalzo

Two-time Emmy Award winner Nikkieli DeMone will perform Me, You & The Music at The Triad, on Monday, December 5 at 9:30pm. Proceeds will support cancer research and outreach programs in …

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Kathryn Hahn to Guest Star on NBC's Parks and Recreation by Dan Bacalzo

Broadway veteran Kathryn Hahn will guest star in a four-episode arc on NBC's Parks and Recreation, according to Deadline.com. She will be playing the campaign manager for the political…

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STAGE TUBE: Audra McDonald, Diane Paulus, et al. on PORGY & BESS Revisions by BroadwayWorld

In the video below, members of the cast and creative team of Broadway-bound PORGY AND BESS discuss with PBS the changes made by director Diane Paulus and book-writer Suzan-Lori Parks. They a…

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Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: November 28- December 4 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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NUN RUN 2011 by Sister Act

NUN RUN 2011 SISTER ACT teamed up with one of producer Whoopi Goldberg's favorite charities, God's Love We Deliver, at their 18th Annual Race To Deliver. From: SisterActBroadway Vie…

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Liz Callaway Leads SUNSET BOULEVARD at Pittsburgh CLO Next Summer by BroadwayWorld

Pittsburgh CLO will welcome Liz Callaway back to Pittsburgh in 2012 to star as Norma Desmond in Pittsburgh CLOs inaugural production of Sunset Boulevard. Ms. Callaway charmed audiences and c…

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Zach Braff to Bring ALL NEW PEOPLE to the UK by BroadwayWorld

According to Deadline.com, Zach Braff will bring his new play, ALL NEW PEOPLE, to London's Duke of York Theatre in February 2012. Braff will make his UK stage debut in the production, which …

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Zach Braff to Star in U.K. Premiere of His Play All New People by Broadway.com

Playwright and actor Zach Braff will star as Charlie in the U.K. premiere of his play All New People, according to Deadline.com. Braff is scheduled to make his UK stage debut in a 10-week ru…

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Nikolaj Znaider on Elgar's Violin Concerto by New York Philharmonic

Nikolaj Znaider on Elgar's Violin Concerto Violinist Nikolaj Znaider on playing Elgar's Violin Concerto. From: NewYorkPhilharmonic Views: 2 0 ratings Time: 03:05 More in Music

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Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Bartha, and Camille Mana on “Asuncion”

Jesse Eisenberg discusses writing and acting in his play “Asuncion,” It also stars Justin Bartha and Camille Mana. It’s a dark comedy about what happens when two young white men who th…

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“Hand to God”

Robert Askins discusses writing “Hand to God,” which stars Steven Boyer and Geneva Carr. Christian Puppet Ministries are normally a great way to teach children about the Bible, but in th…

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Steven Spielberg's Lincoln Announces Additional Casting by Brian Scott Lipton

Updated casting has been announced for the movie Lincoln, according to EW.com. As previously reported, Steven Spielberg will direct the film, which will have a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize-w…

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Mackenzie Crook and More Set For Donmar Warehouse's The Recruiting Officer by Broadway.com

Casting has been announced for the Donmar Warehouse's production of George Farquhar's The Recruiting Officer, the first production under the supervision of new Donmar artistic direct…

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Stick Fly’s Dulé Hill profiled in New York Magazine by Emily Meagher

Dulé Hill, who is currently appearing on Broadway in the new play STICK FLY, is profiled in this week’s issue of New York Magazine. STICK FLY by Lydia R. Diamond and directed by Kenny Leo…

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Zach Braff to Star in All New People in London by Andy Propst

Zach Braff will star as Charlie in his play All New People when it begins performances at the West End's Duke of York Theatre on February 22, according to a report on Deadline.com. P…

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Michael Feinstein, Stephen Sondheim, et al. to Contribute to Hugh Martin: Hidden Treasures CD by Andy Propst

Stephen Sondheim will provide the foreword, and Ted Chapin, Michael Feinstein, Mark Eden Horowitz, Sheldon Harnick, and Terry O'Donnell will contribute articles to the 88-page booklet t…

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Leonidas Kavakos on Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto by New York Philharmonic

Leonidas Kavakos on Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto Violinist Leonidas Kavakos on Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto. From: NewYorkPhilharmonic Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 02:49 More in …

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 11/27

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 11272011

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 11/28 by BroadwayWorld

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

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Art student creates sprinkles masterpiece by Thestar.com

Canadian fine arts student Joel Brochu has used about 250,000 candy sprinkles for his latest art project, a beagle getting a bath.

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Liz Callaway Will Star in Sunset Boulevard at Pittsburgh CLO by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominee Liz Callaway will descend the staircase of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony Award-winning musical Sunset Boulevard at Pittsburgh CLO in summer 2012.

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PHOTO CALL: Rapper 50 Cent Visits Broadway's The Mountaintop by Matthew Blank

Thirteen-time Grammy Award-nominated rapper 50 Cent attended a recent performance of The Mountaintop on Broadway.

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‘Nutcracker’ delights with nods to past, future by Jeffrey Gantz

This season’s ‘‘Nutcracker’’ by the Boston Ballet is the last for the current sets and costumes, so if you’ve developed a fondness for them, don’t w…

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I Interview Artistic Directors Part 2: Mimi O'Donnell by Adam

Mimi O'Donnell Hometown: Philadelphia Current Town: Manhattan Q:  Tell me about LAByrinth. A:  Labyrinth is a diverse group of actors, playwrights, directors and designers. A…

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Broadway’s Spider-Man celebrates anniversary by breaking house record by Mark Kennedy

At least two Broadway shows are giving thanks this week for a record-breaking holiday at the box office.

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Katharine Hepburn Memorabilia Will Be Auctioned in Dallas by Judy Samelson

Fans of the late Katharine Hepburn, whose Broadway credits included The West Side Waltz, A Matter of Gravity, Coco, The Millionairess, As You Like It, The Philadelphia Story, among others, c…

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Rubicon Theatre Season Will Feature Ted Neeley in Concert, Private Lives, Hello! My Baby by Michael Gioia

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced the full lineup for its 14th season, which began in October with the Charles Ludlam satire The Mystery of Irma Vep, at California's Rubicon The…

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Julianne Moore to Participate in Freckleface Strawberry Benefit by Dan Bacalzo

Stage and screen star Julianne Moore will make a special appearance at a special benefit performance of the Off-Broadway musical, Freckleface Strawberry, to be held at MMAC Theatre on Saturd…

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BWW Connecticut Awards Update 11/28 - Have You Voted? by BroadwayWorld

There's just 4 weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Connecticut Awards and here is the latest update Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hop…

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Spidey Gets the Last Laugh? by The Playgoer

And they said it wouldn't last... Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark celebrates a...um, bittersweet anniversary of that disastrous first preview, exactly one year ago today.  And after all …

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PHOTO CALL: Michael Bublé at Spider-Man's One-Year Anniversary Performance by Matthew Blank

Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark celebrated one year of Broadway performances Nov. 27 at the Foxwoods Theatre.

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Jared Harris Set to Star in Spielberg's LINCOLN by BroadwayWorld

Variety reports that director Steven Spielberg has just cast British actor Jared Harris in his upcoming biopic LINCOLN. Harris joins previously announced Brit Daniel Day-Lewis in the cast o…

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Henry Rollins hosts all-star benefit concert for Drop in the Bucket by Pauline Adamek

For one night only, an assortment of rock legends will come together to raise money to build water wells in troubled south Sudan. Henry Rollins, Corey Taylor of Slipknot, Dave Navarro, Scott…

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Michael Arden, Andrew Rannnells, Max von Essen, et al. Set for A Better Holiday Concert by Brian Scott Lipton

A Better Holiday: A Concert to Benefit the It Gets Better Project will take place at 9:30pm on Monday, December 5th at Joe's Pub. Performers will include Andrew Rannells, Nellie McKa…

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Jim Stanek to Star in 4th Wall Theatre's Flop of Ages Benefit by Bethany Rickwald

Broadway performer Jim Stanek will headline 4th Wall Theatre's fundraiser, Flop of Ages: GREAT Songs from Bad Shows, at the Westminster Arts Center on the campus of Bloomfield College, …

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“Once” Again by Lonnie Firestone

Director John Tiffany brings the hit indie film to the stage The 2007 film Once charmingly blurs the line between reality and fiction. The stars, Glen Hansard and Marketa Irglova, are indie …

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Stephen Bogardus, Christine Pedi, Karen Ziemba et al. Set for Broadway Close Up: Jerry Herman by Dan Bacalzo

Casting has been announced for Broadway Close Up: Jerry Herman, to be presented by Merkin Hall @ Kaufman Center, on Monday, December 5 at 7:30pm. Richard Danley will serve as musical directo…

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Rehearsals Begin for Manhattan Theatre Club's WIT by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Clubs upcoming Broadway premiere of WIT, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Margaret Edson, directed by Lynne Meadow begins rehearsals today. The limited engagement will st…

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Two-Disc Follies Revival Recording Is Big Seller by Andrew Gans and Kenneth Jones

Although the PS Classics recording of the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's Follies does not arrive in stores until Nov. 29, the two-disc…

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Elaine Paige Set for December 4 Drama League Event by Andy Propst

Elaine Paige will take part in a public conversation on Sunday, December 4 at 7pm at Manhattan Theatre Club Studios. Frank DiLella will moderate this Drama League event. Paige is currently…

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TITUS ANDRONICUS Begins Previews Tomorrow at the Public Theater by BroadwayWorld

The Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis Executive Director Patrick Willingham will present post-show discussions following select performances of the Public Lab production, TITUS A…

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PHOTO CALL: Bill Irwin, Oskar Eustis, Anne Hathaway Offer Public Theater Forum by Matthew Blank

King Lear cast member Bill Irwin joined Anne Hathaway, David Brooks, Dr. Mary Schmidt Campell, Damian Woetzel and Public artistic director Oskar Eustis for the Public Theater's Nov. 21 d…

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BWW Atlanta Awards Update 11/28 - Have You Voted? by BroadwayWorld

There's just 4 weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Atlanta Awards and here is the latest update Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes t…

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Photo Coverage: Project Shaw Presents PASSION, POISON and PETRIFACTION & PRESS CUTTINGS by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW presented two short comedies by George Bernard Shaw - PASSION POISON AND PETRIFACTION and PRESS CUTTINGS, last week, November 21 at The Players Club i…

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Tracie Thoms on Her Collision Course With Stick Fly and Living the Renthead Dream by Gemma Wilson

No matter what your artistic appetite, there is something on Tracie Thoms’ eclectic resume to satisfy, from films like rom-com The Devil Wears Prada and Quentin Tarantino's thrille…

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Why Are You Looking Off and Smirking? by Don Hall

I tend to overbook and, like this morning's post, find ways to get out of my comfort zone as often as possible just to shake the moss off.BUTI have a bit of a temper.  It can get the be…

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PHOTO FLASH: Lucie Arnaz, Marvin Hamlisch, Melissa Manchester, et al. at Encompass New Opera Theatre Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Encompass New Opera Theatre honored Oscar winner and Tony Award winner Marvin Hamlisch during the organization's annual gala, held at the National Arts Club on Sunday, November 20. At…

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Hugh Jackman Losing 3 Pounds a Night on Broadway Show | Online Movies,News,Celebrity and Gossip - FilmsLobby.com

In an interview with NPR, the famously fit actor reveals he’s been losing three to four pounds nightly from dancing in his new musical, Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway.

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"The Christmas Schooner" at Mercury Theater by John Olson

he new team at The Mercury includes Executive Director Walter Stearns and Business Manager Eugene Dizon, who led Porchlight Music Theatre for well over a decade and are stage and musical dir…

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Broadway's Spidey turns two, breaks house record

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lending some credence to the old maxim that there's no such thing as bad publicity, the infamous Broadway musical "Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark" has broken house record…

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"Assisted Living" World Premiere in Chicago by John Olson

"Assisted Living" is getting a fine first production from director Joe Jahraus and Profiles.

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Lights, Magic, Opening by Rob Weinert-Kendt

The December issue of American Theatre is out today, with two great main features: One is by David Barbour, editor in chief of Lighting & Sound America (and one of favorite critics over at S…

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The art of the mug shot by Jim Wilkes

An exhibition of century-old mug shots of criminals arrested in Ontario offers insight into crooks of the day.

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BWW Interviews: Brian Shnipper on Creating STANDING ON CEREMONY: THE GAY MARRIAGE PLAYS by Nicole Rosky

Standing On Ceremony The Gay Marriage Plays, which opened at the Minetta Lane Theatre on November 13, assembles some of America's most illustrious and Award-winning playwrights, including Mo…

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Andrew Rannells, Michael Arden, et al. Set for A BETTER HOLIDAY Concert, 12/5 by BroadwayWorld

Stars of stage and screen will lend their voices to A Better Holiday A Concert to Benefit the It Gets Better Project. The concert will feature songs of hope to celebrate the season, and is s…

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MTC’s Broadway Premiere of WIT Begins Rehearsals Today by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Manhattan Theatre Club’s upcoming Broadway premiere of WIT, the Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Margaret Edson, directed by Lynne Meadow begins rehearsals today. The limited engagement will…

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Florence and the Machine covers Drake by Sashana Maitland

The British songstress took to the stage for BBC Radio 1's "Live Lounge" on Friday, performing the hit song "Take Care" off the R&B star's newly-released sophomore album.

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OBSESSED!: Sierra Boggess in 16 Bars by Playbill Video

OBSESSED!: Sierra Boggess in 16 Bars http://www.playbill.com/video Sierra Boggess, unafraid to leave the house in casual dress, joins Seth for a brief overview of her career which started w…

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW Florida Awards Update 11/28 - Have You Voted? by BroadwayWorld

There's just 4 weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Florida Awards and here is the latest update Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes t…

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Stockard Channing on Returning to Other Desert Cities Four Days After Surgery: 'I'm Doing Great' by Kathy Henderson

Stockard Channing began Thanksgiving week on the operating table at Roosevelt Hospital having arthroscopic surgery on her right knee. By Friday, November 25, she was back onstage at the Boot…

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OBSESSED!: Tony Nominee Michael McElroy and the Dead Eyes of Vibrato Doom by Playbill Video

OBSESSED!: Tony Nominee Michael McElroy and the Dead Eyes of Vibrato Doom http://www.playbill.com/video Tony nominated for his performance in "Big River," Michael McElroy ("T…

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Skating in a Broadway Wonderland by Playbill Video

Just a few steps from the theatre district is Bryant Park, which transforms into a skaters' paradise come winter. Cast members from "Sister Act" and "Rock of Ages" joined champion ice skat…

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"West Side Story" Flash Mob Invades Streets of NYC by Playbill Video

"West Side Story" Flash Mob Invades Streets of NYC http://www.playbill.com/video In honor of the 50th anniversary of the Academy Award-winning film "West Side Story," &q…

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John Kander, Terrence McNally and Chita Rivera Hopeful The Visit Will Linger on Broadway by Adam Hetrick

On Nov. 30 New Yorkers will finally get a look at The Visit, the new musical by John Kander, Fred Ebb and Terrence McNally that will get a one-night-only benefit staging at Broadway's Am…

Linked From Playbill at 01:52PM

Tom Dugan, Ted Neely, et al. Set for Rubicon's 2012 Season by Dan Bacalzo

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced its slate of performances to be presented in 2012. Ted Neely, best known for starring in the title role of Jesus Christ Superstar on both stage and scr…

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Photo Flash: West End's MATILDA - Official Production Shots! by BroadwayWorld

Following a sensational sell-out season at The Courtyard Theatre, the RSC's production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL transfered to London's West End and opened last week to tremendous critical accl…

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Andrew Rannells, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Michael Arden and More Will Sing for A Better Holiday by Michael Gioia

A Better Holiday: A Concert to Benefit the It Gets Better Project, which celebrates the holiday season with songs of hope, will be held at Joe's Pub Dec. 5 at 9:30 PM.

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Anne Hathaway Is Engaged by Brian Scott Lipton

Actress Anne Hathaway is engaged to her boyfriend of three years, Adam Shulman, according to TVGuide.com. Hathaway starred in the Public Theater's production of Twelfth Night, for whic…

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Chicago writers at Sundance

Three artists with strong ties to Chicago are among the five writers and two composers featured in the 2012 Playwrights Retreat run by the Sundance Institute Theatre Program in February, an…

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Lo stimolatore cardiaco, Theater Basel

Through two hours of music, slapstick, monologue, repetition and allusion Christoph Marthaler guides his performers towards final darkness

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'Lion King,' 'Spider-Man' score big at box office by Mark Kennedy

At least two Broadway shows are giving thanks this week for a record-breaking holiday at the box office.

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Second City ho, ho, hopes for a happy holiday by Brad Wheeler

Revue takes a lighthearted look at December distress

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Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston, Eddie Redmayne et al. Nominated for BAFTA Rising Star Award by Dan Bacalzo

The long-list of nominees for BAFTA's 2012 Orange Rising Star Award has been announced, according to EW.com. Theater veterans Jessica Chastain, Tom Hiddleston and Eddie Redmayne are am…

Linked From TheaterMania at 01:39PM

Bates Wears Rose-Colored Glasses by Cynthia Citron

Kathrine Bates' The Color of Rose uses three actresses, on stage together, to portray Rose Kennedy in three stages of her life. The West Coast premiere opens tonight at Theatre 40. Bates, wh…

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Spider-Man, Thankful At One, Book of Mormon at $477. Tweets 85 by Jonathan Mandell

Follow @NewYorkTheater Exactly a year after its first preview, November 28th, Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark certainly has much to be thankful for this holiday season. It has grossed upwards o…

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OUZOUNIAN: The Devil and Des McAnuff by Richard Ouzounian

Super producer Des McAnuff opens Jesus Christ Superstar in California and Faust in New York on subsequent evenings.

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PHOTO CALL: Matilda — The Musical in London by Matthew Blank

The West End transfer of the Royal Shakespeare Company's world-premiere production of Roald Dahl's Matilda — The Musical, first seen at Stratford-upon-Avon last Christmas, open…

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Review Round-up: Five Stars for National's Man

Nicholas Hytner's production of One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean opened to five star reviews last week (21 November, previews from 8 November) at the Adelphi Theatre after transferring f…

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Dan Butler, Lisa Harrow, et al. Set for December 1 Normal Heart Benefit Reading by Brian Scott Lipton

Dan Butler will star and direct in a benefit reading of Larry Kramer's Tony Award-winning play The Normal Heart on Thursday, December 1 at 7pm at Chandler Music Hall in Randolph, Vermon…

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Darren Criss Lets Fans Know They're 'Not Alone' at NYC StarKid Concert by Broadway.com

Before becoming a TV star on Glee, Darren Criss was a member of StarKid, an ensemble of musicians, actors and designers best known for the YouTube sensation A Very Potter Musical. The crew r…

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Music may soothe holiday mania

Thomasina Petrus came up with an idea for a new holiday show, and Park Square Theatre was glad to have it.

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In the Pit: The trials and tribulations of drumming for pantomime by George Francis

This week I’ve been catching up with Nick Anderson, a 17-year-old Plymouth-based drummer who’s already making a living playing on shows such as Annie and Rent. As panto season approa…

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Million Dollar Quartet, Sarah McLachlan, and More to Perform at Citi Pond Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony by Dan Bacalzo

Cast members from the Off-Broadway production of Million Dollar Quartet and Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Sarah McLachlan will be among the performers at Citi Pond's Annual Tree Ligh…

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Crushing the Fortune Cookie: Part One

Inspired by CHINGLISH, Broadway’s Best Shows would like to present a series that explores a number of American misconceptions about China. The goal is to dispel any falsehoods and reac…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Newsies, Anything Goes, Sister Act, Priscilla, Memphis, Spider-Man Perform at Thanksgiving Day Parade (Video) by Michael Gioia

Broadway's best made their way over to Herald Square to perform in the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade Nov. 24. NBC's Matt Lauer, Ann Curry and Al Roker hosted the event.

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Jay Rogers, Michael West et al. Set for Burly-Q! A Gay Burlesque by Dan Bacalzo

Amas Musical Theatre has announced casting for staged readings of Burly-Q! A Gay Burlesque, to be presented free of charge at The Players Theatre on Tuesday, December 13 at 6pm and Wednesday…

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Weekend Poll Top Three: Fans Want to See the Muppets Take on Wicked Witches, Mormons and More by Broadway.com

As the Muppets returned to the big screen for the first time in over a decade with their new self-titled film (which pulled in a healthy $42 million over the long Thanksgiving holiday weeken…

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A Real Turkey by Harrison Hill

Washington D.C.’s Arena Stage and the Pentagon are practically neighbors, but for all the interactions the institutions have shared they may as well be a world apart. All that changed on F…

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BWW TV: Michael Lee Scott & Seth Rudetsky Talk Broadway Cruise 2012! by BroadwayWorld TV

As BroadwayWorld previously announced, next summer, following the 2012 Tony Awards, the first ever Broadway cruise will embark to Bermuda from the Big Apple. Crusie guest star Gavin Creel in…

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BWW Baltimore Awards Update 11/28 - Have You Voted? by BroadwayWorld

There's just 4 weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Baltimore Awards and here is the latest update Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes…

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#NEWPLAY OPP: @aboutfacechi Opens Submission for XYZ Festival 2012-2013 by Arena Stage

XYZ.4: FESTIVAL OF NEW WORKS About Face Theatre is happy to announce that it is now accepting scripts for selection for its 4th annual XYZ Festival of New Works to be performed in the 2012-2…

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)
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ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Mutchnick & Seth by Andrew Gans

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

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PHOTO FLASH: Michael Bublé, Poppy Montgomery at Broadway's Spider-Man by Dan Bacalzo

Grammy Award winner Michael Buble and Poppy Montgomery from the CBS drama, Unforgettable, were among the guests who attended the Sunday, November 27 performance of Spider-Man: Turn Off the D…

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BWW TV: A CHRISTMAS STORY On Tour - Performance Highlights! by BroadwayWorld TV

Want to see tour highlights from A CHRISTMAS STORY, The Musical Click below for the show's official montage

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Design Team Announced for Broadway Revival of The Best Man by Andrew Gans and Kenneth Jones

The design team has been announced for the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man, which will begin previews at a Shubert theatre to be announced March 6, 2012, with an official o…

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Creative Team Announced for Gore Vidal's The Best Man on Broadway by Andy Propst

The creative team for the new Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man has been announced. Michael Wilson will direct this production, which will begin previews on January 30 at a…

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Derek McLane, Kenneth Posner, et al. Join Design Team of THE BEST MAN by BroadwayWorld

Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel have just announced the design team for the upcoming Broadway revival of Gore Vidals THE BEST MAN. Tony and Drama Desk Award winning scenic designer DEREK …

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What's Playing on Broadway This Week: November 28 - December 4 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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BWW DC Awards Update 11/28 - Have You Voted? by BroadwayWorld

There's just 4 weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 DC Awards and here is the latest update Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that t…

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Sutton Foster Returns to ANYTHING GOES; Stephanie J. Block Departs by BroadwayWorld

Stephanie J. Block, who has been filling in for Sutton Foster in ANYTHING GOES, has officially departed the production. Foster, who was filming the television pilot, Bunheads for the past 3 …

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Design Team Announced For 2012 Broadway Revival Of Gore Vidal's The Best Man

Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel have assembled an impressive design team for the upcoming Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s THE BEST MAN. Tony and Drama Desk Award winning scenic des…

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"Annapurna," "Working for the Mouse" and "Totem" in San Francisco by Richard Connema

The world premiere of Sharr White's "Annapurna"; Trevor Allen in "Working for the Mouse"; Cirque du Soleil's "Totem."

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Il Postino From LA Opera: Watch the Full Program by Colin Fitzpatrick

Based on the Academy Award-winning 1994 Italian film that became a surprise hit with audiences around the world, and also on the 1985 novel Ardiente Paciencia by Antonio Skármeta, Il Postin…

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'Bring It On: The Musical's' pumped-up kicks

Performers balance song and dance with flying spins and other jaw-dropping feats in this new show at the Ahmanson. After all, it is about competitive cheerleading.At the pre-show warm-up for…

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Vanessa Williams and Chris Mullin Cheer On the Cast of Lysistrata Jones by Broadway.com

After whipping the cast of Lysistrata Jones into shape at baseketball camp, NBA great Chris Mullin headed to the Walter Kerr Theatre on November 26 to check out the show and see how Patti Mu…

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BWW TV: Inside Opening Night of Dan Sperry's Shock Illusion at TIMES SCARE! by Broadway Beat

Times Scare, New York City's ULTIMATE Haunted Destination, now brings to New York THE HALLOWEEN EXPERIENCE, where guests step into the tormented mind of one of the most iconic serial killers…

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Photo Flash - First Look - Katie Finneran Debuts on Fox's I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER, 11/30 by BroadwayWorld

On an upcoming episode of Fox's new comedy series I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER entitled 'Teenage Cheerleading', Nikki Katie Finneran, Mackenzie Aisha Dee and Sophie Kristi Lauren ask Annie Jai…

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My contribution to Cyber Monday Deals by Michael Roderick

A number of folks have asked me lately about my consulting services, so below I have outlined exactly what I do. For those of you who love Cyber Monday, here are the deals on each of my serv…

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Review: 'The Sound of Music' by Howard Shapiro

The sound of music comes through in this "Sound of Music," but the Media Theatre's holiday show is uneven in other aspects. Inquirer theater critic Howard Shapiro reviews from Media.

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PHOTO FLASH: Rapper 50 Cent Visits Broadway's The Mountaintop by Dan Bacalzo

Rapper 50 Cent attended a performance of Broadway's The Mountaintop over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, and came backstage afterwards to pose with the show's stars, Samuel L. Ja…

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Photo gallery: Sarah Kane in Victory by George Hunka

Though she did not seem to flourish particularly well at university, Sarah Kane said that her performance in a University of Bristol production of Howard Barker’s Victory was “an…

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MAMMA MIA! Announces First Time Ever Christmas Sale by BroadwayWorld

Celebrating 10 years on Broadway, the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA is joining the excitement of seasonal sales with the first ever MAMMA MIA Winter Sale

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Broadway on TV: Bonnie and Clyde by JK

With just 32 seconds to make enough of an impression that potential ticket buyers will remember that a show exists AND generates enough interest that they will purchase tickets, a Broadway c…

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Sherry by Kyle

Adam has an interview with one of my favorites, Sherry Kramer. Here's a good excerpt:Q: Tell me, if you will, a story from your childhood that explains who you are as a writer or as a pers…

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Will There Be A David Bowie Musical?

The Guardian (UK) 11/27/11

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No, There Will Be No David Bowie Musical (Yet), Says Bowie

The New York Times 11/28/11

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO CALL: Christine Pedi Stars in Off-Broadway's Miss Abigail's Guide by Matthew Blank

Broadway favorite Christine Pedi joined the cast of Off-Broadway's Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating, and Marriage! Oct. 29.

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Photo Flash: Christine Ebersole & The Aaron Weinstein Trio Open at Birdland by BroadwayWorld

On Sunday, November 27, the Broadway at Birdland concert series presented Christine Ebersole with the Aaron Weinstein Trio Weinstein on violinmandolin, Tedd Firth on piano and Tom Hubbard on…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:58AM

Photo Flash: Tom Andersen, Scott Coulter & Tim DiPasqua Wrap SOUTHERN COMFORT at Metropolitan Room by Linda Lenzi

Tom Andersen, Scott Coulter and Tim DiPasqua wrapped up their run of 'Southern Comfort' on Sunday, Nov. 27, with a live recording of their award-winning country-music revue at the Metropolit…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 11:58AM

Linda Kelsey, Sally Wingert, et al. Set for Park Square Theatre's Love, Loss, and What I Wore Benefit by Andy Propst

Virginia Burke, Aditi Kapil, Linda Kelsey, Mo Perry, and Sally Wingert will perform a one-night-only benefit performance of Nora and Delia Ephron's Love, Loss, and What I Wore at the Pa…

Linked From TheaterMania at 11:50AM

Beth Leavel, Sebastian Arcelus, et al. Set for ELF Performance at Barnes & Noble, 12/5 by BroadwayWorld

Stars of ELF, which opened on Broadway in November 2010 and concluded its limited run in January 2011, are set to perform numbers from the show at the Upper East Side Barnes amp Noble on Dec…

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Spring Awakening Vet Andrew Durand & More Set to Join Broadway Cast of War Horse by Broadway.com

Andrew Durand, a vet of Spring Awakening on Broadway and the off-Broadway musicals The Burnt Part Boys and Yank!, is among 16 new cast members set to join the Tony-winning play War Horse on …

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Arts Council England publishes internship guidelines for cultural organisations by Alistair Smith

Arts Council England and Creative and Cultural Skills have published guidelines for arts organisations wanting to take on interns, including that they pay them at least national minimum wage.

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David Bowie representative says songs were not licensed for new musical by Natalie Woolman

David Bowie has denied that he has licensed his songs for a new musical, to run at the O2 next spring.

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Monster Mash: David Bowie denies report that he OK'd musical by David Ng

David Bowie may or may not be lending some of his songs to a planned stage production titled "Heroes: The Musical." The creative team behind Broadway's "Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark" on Br…

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Daphne Rubin-Vega, Andre De Shields, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Cheryl Freeman Set for Project Shaw Reading by Andrew Gans

The Project Shaw series will continue Dec. 19 with readings of George Bernard Shaw's The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet and Passion Play.

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Andre De Shields, Wilson Jermaine Heredia, Daphne Rubin-Vega, et al. Set for December 19 Project Shaw by Dan Bacalzo

Casting has been announced for the Monday, December 19 installment of Project Shaw, which will include The Shewing-Up of Blanco Posnet and Passion Play. David Staller produces and directs th…

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BWW TV: A CHRISTMAS STORY On Tour - Performance Montage! by BroadwayWorld TV

Want to see tour highlights from A CHRISTMAS STORY, The Musical Click below for the show's official montage

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PHOTO CALL: Vanessa Williams and NBA Hall of Famer Chris Mullin at Broadway's Lysistrata Jones by Matthew Blank

Actor/singer Vanessa Williams and NBA Hall of Famer Chris Mullin were both on hand at the Nov. 25 performance of Broadway's new high-flying basketball-themed musical Lysistrata Jones.

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Andrew Durand Will Be One of 15 New Cast Members for Broadway's War Horse by Adam Hetrick

Original Spring Awakening cast member Andrew Durand will succeed Seth Numrich in the central role of Albert Narracott in the Tony Award-winning Broadway epic War Horse beginning Jan. 12, 201…

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Silence Please! (Silence the Musical) by TheaterMania

Silence Please! (Silence the Musical) TheaterMania's man on the street Chris Carlone interviews cast members of Silence the Musical and also gets the reaction of the audience From: thea…

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Andrew Durand, David Lansbury, et al. to Join Broadway's War Horse by Andy Propst

Lincoln Center Theater has announced a new casting for War Horse, playing at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre. The new company members will join the production on January 12. Marianne Elliott a…

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STAGE TUBE: Darren Criss Prepares for HOW TO SUCCEED! by BroadwayWorld TV

Darren Criss, breakout star of Fox's Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning smash hit television show GLEE, will make his Broadway debut as J. Pierrepont Finch in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WIT…

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Alan Cumming to Star in One-Man Macbeth in 2012 by Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award winner Alan Cumming will star in a one-man version of Shakespeare's Macbeth as part of the 2012 National Theatre of Scotland, according to published reports. The production,…

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Three Breathtaking Moments from the Current Theater by Tom Mizer

Breathtaking. You know what it means (I mean, it’s kind of right there in all its Germanic word combining glory) but how often does it actually happen? When was the last time something…

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Cast of Broadway Musical Elf to Reunite at Barnes and Noble by Adam Hetrick

Cast members from the 2010 Broadway production of Elf, including Sebastian Arcelus, Beth Leavel and Amy Spanger, will perform selections from the original cast album Dec. 5 at the Upper East…

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Thornton Wilder's The Long Christmas Will Play Holiday House NYC by Michael Gioia

Fundamental Theater Project will present Thornton Wilder's The Long Christmas, to benefit the Greater New York City Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, beginning Dec. 2 at Holiday …

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I'll admit it. I miss Tim Riggins. by Ken Davenport

I don't watch that much TV anymore. And none of it is live. What I do is pick a word-of-mouth recommended series available to watch instantly on Netflix and watch a few episodes a week while…

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Andrew Durand, Ben Horner, et al. to Join WAR HORSE, 1/12 by BroadwayWorld

Beginning Thursday, January 12, 2012, Harlan Bengel, Toby Billowitz, Lute Breuer, Hunter Canning, Anthony Cochrane, Andrew Durand, Ben Horner, Leah Hofmann, Tessa Klein, David Lansbury, Davi…

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PHOTO CALL: Michael Feinstein, Mary J. Blige, Avril Lavigne and More at the 2011 Thanksgiving Day Parade by Matthew Blank

The stars and floats were out for the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, which began at 9 AM on Nov. 24.

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David Drake's Tawny Heatherton to Offer A Very Tawny Christmas by Andy Propst

Tawny Heatherton and Elena Mancheva will offer a one-night-only performance of A Very Tawny Christmas! at the Crown & Anchor in Provincetown on Friday, December 23 at 8pm. John Thomas w…

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TOMMY Director Ken Russell Dies at 84 by BroadwayWorld

According to published reports, 'Tommy' director Ken Russell died in his sleep yesterday, November 27. He was 84 years old.

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Romeo and Juliet by Susan Galbraith

At the opening of the third production in Synetic Theater Company’s Silent Shakespeare Theater Festival ‘Sleep No More’ I thought to myself, how can they top the muscular, driving ambi…

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X Factor’s Terry Winstanley Joins Dreamboats and Petticoats For 2012 Tour by Broadway.com

Terry Winstanley, the X Factor contestant who rocked the UK with his cover of Michael Bolton’s “To Love Somebody,” will join the national tour of Dreamboats and Petticoats …

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Danny Burstein On Living Up To Sondheim's 'Follies'

Before he was cast in the Broadway revival of Follies, actor Danny Burstein had never seen Stephen Sondheim's famous musical, which first hit the Broadway stage in 1971. And he didn't know m…

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Jackie Hoffman, Zach James, et al. Set for December 12 Getting Through the Holidays Concert by Andy Propst

A preliminary lineup of guest performers has been announced for Zach James' Getting Through the Holidays concert, to be offered at Birdland on Monday, December 12 at 7pm. The show wi…

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BWW Philadelphia Awards Update 11/28 - Have You Voted? by BroadwayWorld

There's just 4 weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Philadelphia Awards and here is the latest update Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the ho…

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Photo Flash: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Opens in South Africa by BroadwayWorld

Broadway's longest running musical, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera has experienced sell out seasons around the world, and now will make its long awaited arrival in Cape Town …

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Broadway’s “An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin” receives an “A-” from Stagegrade.com. Just 7 more weeks of performances. The by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

The critics continue to sing the praises of Broadway’s AN EVENING WITH PATTI LUPONE AND MANDY PATINKIN.  There are only 7 more weeks of performances before this limited engagement must en…

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A Phantom menace: why West End shows should not fear the Olympics by Lyn Gardner

Instead of closing productions during the 2012 Olympics, Andrew Lloyd Webber and fellow producers should use their entrepreneurial flair to ensure the show does go onIn a business like West …

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Alan Cumming to star in one-man Macbeth in Scotland by Matt Trueman

The actor is to perform all the parts in Shakespeare's Scottish play in a production by National Theatre of Scotland next yearAlan Cumming will perform a one-man version of Macbeth for the N…

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James Barbour by Adaumbelle

"Adaumbelle's Quest" welcomes Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama League Award nominee James Barbour just released his new CD "Bring Me Giants" and is about to embark on a multi-city…

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Laura Osnes is a Shooting Star in 'Bonnie & Clyde' by Mark Kennedy

The 26-year-old actress is now starring in her fourth Broadway show, and originating a role for the first time, only four years after landing in New York by way of an unlikely vehicle: a r…

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Broadway's Mamma Mia! Offering "Winter Sale" by Andrew Gans

The Broadway production of the hit Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus musical Mamma Mia!, which recently celebrated its 10th anniversary, is offering its first-ever Winter Sale.

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Wild Animals You Should Know – Camping out with the Boy Scouts Off B’way by Oscar E Moore

This titillating new play by Thomas Higgins centers around a weekend camping trip in the woods with a couple of unlikely best friend Boy Scouts, a couple of yin and yang dads and one manly, …

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Lady Gaga Sings Richard Rodgers, Irving Berlin and More by Adam Hetrick

Pop sensation Lady Gaga got the holiday season off to a start Nov. 24 with her ABC television special "A Very Gaga Thanksgiving."

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David Bowie Denies Consenting to Musical Based on His Works by Mark Shenton and Andrew Gans

Although it was announced that Heroes, a new production based on the works of David Bowie, would receive its charity world premiere at London's IndigO2 March 11, 2012, representatives fo…

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BWW JR: A Tour of the New Amsterdam Theatre by Erin Leigh Peck

Last weekend the folks at Disney Theatrical set me and my daughter up for a real treat. My eight-year-old, her friend and I along with other bloggers and columnists were all invited on a sp…

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Watch Darren Criss on the Set of How to Succeed Ad Shoot by Broadway.com

As a former member of the Warblers on Glee, Darren Criss is no stranger to jackets and ties, but now the rising star is exchanging his blue blazer for a slim-cut gray suit and jaunty purple …

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MAMMA MIA! Announces First Time Ever Winter Sale by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

CLICK TO PURCHASE TICKETS NOW Celebrating 10 years on Broadway, the global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! is joining the excitement of seasonal sales with the first ever MAMMA MIA! Winter Sale…

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Traces by TheaterMania

Traces An interview with 4 members of the cast of Traces From: theatermania Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 04:12 More in Entertainment

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Luba Mason, Jim Stanek, et al. Set for York Theatre's Company's Wicked Moon Reading by Andy Propst

York Theatre Company has announced casting for its free development reading presentation of Wicked Moon, to be offered on Thursday, December 1 at 1:30pm at the Theatre at St. Peter's. …

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FREEZE FRAME: Poppy Montgomery Drops By SPIDER-MAN by Walter McBride

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark celebrated it's second Broadway birthday last week at The Foxwoods Theatre. SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark began preview performances on November 28, 2010, and has…

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The Magic of Zarkana by TheaterMania

The Magic of Zarkana TheaterMania's man on the street Chris Carlone gets inside of the magic of Cirque Du Soliel's Zarkana. From: theatermania Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 02:24 Mo…

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Godspell's Morgan James Offers Free Concert Nov. 28 by Andrew Gans

Jazz at Lincoln Center presents Morgan James in concert Nov. 28 at the Time Warner Center on the second floor.

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ArtsBeat Blog: Bowie Shoots Down Report of Musical Based on His Songs by Dave Itzkoff

The concept of a stage production based on Mr. Bowie's songs is unlikely to be realized unless the singer ch-ch-ch-ch-changes his mind.

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J'aime Chicago by TheaterMania

J'aime Chicago TheaterMania's man on the street Chris Carlone finds out why Chicago is such an international hit! From: theatermania Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 02:54 More in Ente…

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Linda Kelsey, Sally Wingert, et al. Set for Park Square Theatre's Love, Loss, and What I Wore Benefit by Andy Propst

Virginia Burke, Aditi Kapil, Linda Kelsey, Mo Perry, and Sally Wingert will perform a one-night-only benefit performance of Nora and Delia Ephron's Love, Loss, and What I Wore at the Pa…

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The Fartiste by Trav S.D.

There were several hurdles for The Fartiste to clear before the curtain even went up: 1) I am extremely hard on musicals. It’s not, I finally realized, that I don’t like them, it…

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Jersey Boys' Jon Boydon Will Release Solo CD in December by Andrew Gans

Jon Boydon, who plays Tommy DeVito in the London production of Jersey Boys, will release his debut solo recording next month.

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Mandatory Support by Adam Thurman

Sometimes I get asked why I don't try to make Mission Paradox bigger. People wonder why I don't hire employees and try to expand. The short answer is that I don't want to be responsible for …

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Ken Russell, Director of Tommy, The Boy Friend and Other Films, Dies at 84 by Broadway.com

Ken Russell, the Oscar-nominated British director who translated the Who’s concept album Tommy into a 1975 film, died in his sleep on November 27. According to his actress wife, Lisi T…

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Offer: Top Price Tickets for NOISES OFF Just £35 on Selected Dates

Top price tickets for Noises Off at The Old Vic just £35 between 5-9 December.

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Jason Ritter, Adam Shapiro, Amy Smart and Rider Strong Set for Reading of Most Damaging Wound by Andrew Gans

The Piece Project and Vs. Theatre Company will present a reading of Blair Singer's The Most Damaging Wound Dec. 5 at [Inside] the Ford in Los Angeles.

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Heather Smaha Wins Eve Adamson Excellence in Lighting Design Award by Andy Propst

Heather Smaha, a recent graduate of SUNY Purchase College, has won the Phoenix Theatre Ensemble's Eve Adamson Excellence in Lighting Design Award. Smaha will receive the prize, which…

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Director Ken Russell Has Died by Andy Propst

Director Ken Russell has died following a series of strokes, according to published reports. He was 84. Russell's career began onstage after attending the School of International Balle…

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FREEZE FRAME: Michael Buble visits SPIDER-MAN' by Walter McBride

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark celebrated it's second Broadway birthday last week at The Foxwoods Theatre. SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark began preview performances on November 28, 2010, and has…

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Charles Weldon to Direct Negro Ensemble Company's The Picture Box by Andy Propst

Charles Weldon will direct The Negro Ensemble Company's production of Cate Ryan's The Picture Box, to begin performances at the Beckett Theatre on Theatre Row on January 11 with an…

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Tony Harnell to Join James Barbour for December 10 Sardi's Holiday Concert by Andy Propst

Singer Tony Harnell will appear as a special guest at James Barbour's December 10 Holiday Concert at Sardi's. As previously announced, Barbour will be offering a series of perfo…

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Ned Eisenberg, Alfredo Narciso, et al. Set for HERO Theatre's As You Like It Benefit by Andy Propst

Eileen DeSandre and Ned Eisenberg have joined the cast of the HERO Theatre's staged reading of William Shakespeare's As You Like It, to be held at the Flea Theatre on Monday Decem…

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Sebastian Arcelus, Beth Leavel, et al. Set for December 5 Elf Performance at Barnes & Noble by Andy Propst

Sebastian Arcelus, Beth Leavel, Matthew Gumley, Matthew Schechter, and Amy Spanger will perform selections from Elf: The Broadway Musical and take part in a CD-signing at the Upper East Side…

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Spider-Man Begins Second Year on Broadway Following Highest-Grossing Week by Andrew Gans

Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark, which began previews at the Foxwoods Theatre Nov. 28, 2010, begins its second year on Broadway Nov. 28.

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BWW Boston Awards Update 11/28 - Have You Voted? by BroadwayWorld

There's just 4 weeks left to go in voting for the 2011 Boston Awards and here is the latest update Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes th…

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Heroes, Featuring Music of David Bowie, to Receive World Charity Premiere at London's Indig02 by Mark Shenton

Heroes, a new production based on the works of David Bowie, will receive its charity world premiere at London's IndigO2 for one night only March 11, 2012.

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Chicago to Launch New U.K. Tour With Ali Bastian, Stefan Booth, Tupele Dorgu, Bernie Nolan by Mark Shenton

A new U.K. tour of Chicago will kick off at Bradford's Alhambra Theatre, beginning performances Feb. 10, 2012. The company will feature Ali Bastian as Roxie Hart, Stefan Booth as Billy F…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 408: Sherry Kramer by Adam

Sherry Kramer Hometown: Springfield, MO. Queen City of the Ozarks. Buckle of the Bible Belt. Current Town: Dorset, VT and NYC Q:  What are you working on now? A:  A Thin…

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Review: A Little Night Music by Julia Rank

Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler’s bittersweet Scandinavian waltz-time musical A Little Night Music (my favourite of the Sondheim canon) about love, lust and memory is one of the most per…

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Win Tickets to STANDING ON CEREMONY by Contests

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Same Same by Jake Orr

In Shireen Mula’s newest play Same Same, the impenetrable bond between mother and daughter is explored in a lyrical and poetic performance that sets the bar high at Oval House Theatre. Mul…

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TT: Stocking stuffers

National Review asked me (among others) to make some Christmas gift recommendations. To find out what I suggested, go here...

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Jim and Dee in Jesus Chrysler by Michael Wheeler

www.youtube.com/watch?v=RwRSPLg4QlM Watch the YouTube Trailer for Jesus Chrysler by Michael Wheeler As the artistic leaders of The Worker’s Theatre movement in Canada during The Great Depr…

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Every Arts Organization Has a Deficit by Michael Kaiser

I am always amused (disturbed?) when someone attached to a not-for-profit arts organization (usually a board or staff...

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Juno and the Paycok Audience Feedback by National Theatre

Juno and the Paycok Audience Feedback Listen to what audiences are saying about Juno and the Paycock, by Sean O'Casey. Now Playing in the Lyttelton Theatre until 26 February. One of th…

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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FREEZE FRAME: SPIDER-MAN Turns 2 and Celebrates First $2 Million Week by Walter McBride

SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark will begin its second year with tomorrow evenings Tuesday performance at The Foxwoods Theatre. The occasion was celebrated at yesterdays matinee performance with…

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O'Neill Center's George White, Others Named to Theater Hall of Fame

George White , founder and president of the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center in Waterford, will be inducted earlier this season ionto the Theater Hall of Fame, an hinoir bestowed by the…

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BWW's On This Day - November 28, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 28 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Burlesque, Jermyn Street Theatre, London (4/5)

What would you get if you crossed Arthur Miller with Max Miller and added a wittily knowing score and a few nipple-tassels?

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Stick Man, Leicester Square Theatre, London (4/5)

Pitiable Stick Man, like Griffin Dunne’s lost, stick-thin yuppie in Martin Scorsese’s After Hours or Jonathan Pryce’s persecuted bureaucrat in Terry Gillian’s Brazil, finds himself c…

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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News: Opening: Barcelona, Henry in Comedy, WOS Awards Launch

Amongst the major London openings, in the West End and further afield, this week are: OPENING TONIGHTGoodbye BarcelonaMONDAY 28 NOVEMBER 2011(PREVIEWS FROM 24 NOVEMBER) Goodbye Barcelona,…

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Hilton Als: Diane Keaton’s “Then Again.” by Hilton Als

Part of what makes Diane Keaton’s memoir, “Then Again,” truly amazing is that she does away with the star’s “me” and replaces it with a daughter’s &…

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Goings on About Town: The Theatre by The New Yorker

OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS Please call the phone number listed with the theatre for timetables and ticket information. BONNIE & CLYDE Laura Osnes and Jeremy Jordan star in a new musical…

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Dreaming of a Jewish Christmas

A program of classic yuletide anthems written by Jewish composers covers the many melodies and moods of the season.

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John Lahr: “Blood and Gifts” and “Wild Animals You Should Know” reviews. by John Lahr

8220;Circumstances make man, not man circumstances,” Mark Twain once quipped. As proof of his claim, take the smart, well-intentioned collection of political operatives who intervene i…

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Joan Acocella: “West Side Story” Fiftieth-Anniversary DVD. by Joan Acocella

paragraph class="noindent">The movie “West Side Story,” which turns fifty this year, is not primarily about Tony and Maria. It’s about the city and immigration and gang war…

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What's the future of critics? by Mark Shenton

Today I’ll be at the London Coliseum for the annual Theatrecraft day that offers a range of seminars and workshops for young people, aged 17-25, who are contemplating a career in the theat…

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David Bowie musical to premiere next March by Natalie Woolman

A new show that uses David Bowie's musical back catalogue is to premiere in London next spring.

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Uncomfort Zone by Don Hall

The idea of comfort and staying within the boundaries of what makes each one of us feel secure and safe is freaking seductive.  The very idea of simply not having to feel that jittery, …

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Priming the Play: The Furious Competition that Fuels Red by Bill Hirschman

By Bill Hirschman In a play comprised primarily of complex insights articulated at the audience for nearly 90 minutes, what many people remember most about GableStage’s production of Red i…

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Review: A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings *****

Magic veritably falls from the old, wooden rafters at the Little Angel Theatre, as a very old man with enormous wings is blown amidst the damp, despondent village people. Is he a chicken man…

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Burlesque, Jermyn Street Theatre, London

What would you get if you crossed Arthur Miller with Max Miller and added a wittily knowing score and a few nipple-tassels?

Linked From The Independent at 05:47AM

Stick Man, Leicester Square Theatre, London

Pitiable Stick Man, like Griffin Dunne’s lost, stick-thin yuppie in Martin Scorsese’s After Hours or Jonathan Pryce’s persecuted bureaucrat in Terry Gillian’s Brazil, finds himself c…

Linked From The Independent at 05:43AM

Jazz at Lincoln Center Presents GODSPELL's Morgan James in Concert Tonight by BroadwayWorld

Morgan James, presented by Jazz at Lincoln Center, will be performing live with her band at the 12th Annual Winters Eve at Lincoln Square on Monday, November 28 at 730pm at the Time Warner C…

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Kickstarter site kicks off fundraising frenzy for bands, artists by John Moore

The disbanded Denver band Five Iron Frenzy asked fans for $30,000 to fund a new recording on the trendy website kickstarter.com. That fans already have given nearly four times that amount po…

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Blog: Haymarket Happenings

You think of the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, as one of the most beautiful houses in London, and certainly the most impressive. But not until I stood on the stage itself on Friday afternoon did…

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Denver artists, musicians use Kickstarter to connect with patrons by John Moore

The last time the Denver band Five Iron Frenzy played a note in 2003, there was no such thing as social media. But that's exactly what is bringing the Christian ska band back to life.

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Wild Animals You Should Know – Camping out with the Boy Scouts Off B’way by Oscar E. Moore

Playwright Higgins is hitting on a hot topic – sexual shenanigans turned upside down but it’s a case of too little meat and lots of potatoes.

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Jennifer Lim: An Actress and a Role Balance Two Worlds (NY Times)

The playbill for the new Broadway comedy “Chinglish” identifies the actress who plays Xi Yan as Jennifer Lim. But on her passport, Ms. Lim’s given name is Zhenhua, whose me…

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Monday, November 28, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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A sultry experience at The Lillian — Baby Doll by Lucy Griffin

Walking into Baby Doll at the Lillian, housed by Los Angeles’ excellent Elephant Theatre, the audience greets another Joel Daavid breathtaking work of art.  Once again Daavid (known for h…

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Charles Busch Set to Lead TEA AT FIVE Reading by BroadwayWorld

Four Things Productions announced today a special one-night-only staged reading of Matthew Lombardo's High, Looped one-woman show, Tea at Five, starring the one and only Charles Busch The Di…

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Whoopi Goldberg to Host QUILT Benefit Tonight; Anthony Rapp, Nikki M. James, et al. to Perform by BroadwayWorld

Created stitch by loving stitch, The AIDS Memorial Quilt remains an uplifting symbol of hope and a stirring memorial to lives cut short from the ongoing disease, which has become a major sta…

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The season’s ‘Cracker’-jack alternatives by Leigh Witchel

There are plenty of Nuts to crack this holiday season, from traditional to trendy. Here are a few of the most promising. * AMERICAN BALLET THEATRE: Alexei Ratmansky’s version, which premi…

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Nut’s as sweet as ever by Leigh Witchel

It’s hard to imagine a holiday season without Nuts — “The Nutcracker,” that is. New York City Ballet’s version, now almost 58 years old, has all the toppings — a growing Christma…

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This ‘Horse’ really bucks by Frank Scheck

In case you didn’t know it yet, drugs are bad. That’s the not-very-revelatory message of Dael Orlandersmith’s “Horsedreams,” her “Reefer Madness”- style drama about the evils o…

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Charles Busch Is Katharine Hepburn in Nov. 28 Staged Reading of Tea at Five by Andrew Gans

Four Things Productions presents a one-night-only staged reading of Matthew Lombardo's one-woman show, Tea at Five, starring playwright-actor Charles Busch (The Divine Sister, The Tale o…

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Anansi the Spider Plays Mornings at Circle in the Square Beginning Nov. 28 by Michael Gioia

The Circle in the Square Theatre School presents Anansi the Spider, a children's play performed by CITSTS alumni, beginning Nov. 28 at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre.

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Eden Concert, With Alexander Gemignani, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Bob Stillman, Jerry Dixon, Presented Nov. 28 by Andrew Gans

A concert version of the new musical Eden will be presented Nov. 28 at 7:30 PM at Joe's Pub.

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Scott Alan's Monday Nights, New Voices Concert Series Ends Seven-Year Run Nov. 28 by Andrew Gans

Monday Nights, New Voices, the acclaimed concert series founded by composer Scott Alan to "showcase some of today's brightest new talent in New York," ends its seven-year run N…

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Anything Goes, Gypsy, Wicked, Parade Actors Sing in Free Broadway's Future Concert Nov. 28 by Andrew Gans

Broadway's Future @ Lincoln Center (formerly The Songbook series), which is presented by Arts and Artists at St. Paul, continues Nov. 28 in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Pu…

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War Horse's Matt Doyle Offers NYC Concert Benefiting Broadway Impact Nov. 28 by Michael Gioia

Matt Doyle, who currently stars in the Tony Award-winning play War Horse, returns to Joe's Pub for a concert benefiting Broadway Impact Nov. 28.

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Gotham Independent Film Awards Are Held Nov. 28; Felicity Jones, Vera Farmiga Among Nominees by Michael Gioia

The 2011 Gotham Independent Film Awards, which honor the filmmaking community and expand the audience for independent films, are presented in New York Nov. 28.

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Highlights of Paper Mill Playhouse's White Christmas (Video) by Michael Gioia

The Paper Mill Playhouse, which recently staged the Broadway-bound production of Newsies, celebrates the holiday season with Irving Berlin's White Christmas, which officially opened in N…

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Branagh's Back - But How And Why?

The Telegraph (UK) 11/27/11

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Openings We're Tracking This Week, November 28-December 4, 2011 by The Charlebois Post

Against the Grain's BohèmeShakespeare is alluded to all over the damn place this week. In Ottawa, The Little Theatre is doing the glorious farce, I Hate Hamlet even as Great Canadian Theatr…

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