Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Lysistrata Jones: Broadway’s Naughty New Musical - The Daily Beast by Marlow Stern

The musical Lysistrata Jones is a delightful cross between Mean Girls and High School Musical featuring contemporary barbs aimed at everything from the iPhone’s Siri to Newt Gingrich. The …

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REVIEW: ‘Lysistrata Jones' bounces to Broadway by Michael Sommers

Sexy classic pops up as a breezy musical about babes and basketball

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Boys Jump Through Hoops for Sex in ‘Lysistrata’ by Jeremy Gerard

A new musical based on an ancient sex comedy, “Lysistrata Jones” has transferred creakily to Broadway, losing its innocence along the way.

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Lysistrata Jones: Aristophanes Done Right by Danny Groner

For these characters -- and the show in general -- there's usually more than meets the eye.

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Bouncy but minor musical ‘Lysistrata Jones’ hits Broadway by Joe Dziemianowicz

“Lysistrata Jones” is a little musical with big energy that slam-dunks a mythic saga into a current-day college basketball setting. Led by the titular take-charge cheerleader, p…

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Review: Lysistrata Jones by Adam Feldman

A hoops-themed musical drops the ball on Broadway.

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Fuse Book Review: Mahmoud Darwish — Palestinian Poet of Heritage and Exile by Arts Fuse Editor

Mahmoud Darwish, who died in 2008 at the age of sixty-seven, was best and heroically known for his complex perspective on political and spiritual borders — as both a poet and a spokesman f…

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Secular Messiah by Thomas Garvey

Boston Baroque in action.Once, a generation ago, Martin Pearlman was regarded as an ionoclast, and his vision of Handel's Messiah - performed on period instruments, with light, agile forces,…

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Sierra Boggess Lindsay Mendez Noel by Stage-Rush

Sierra Boggess Lindsay Mendez Noel From: StageRush Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 05:05 More in Entertainment

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Review: Photographer Stan Douglas’s Entertainment at the Power Plant by Murray Whyte

Looking at Stan Douglas’s new photographic work at the Power Plant, there’s an easy temptation to glom on to the glossy surface of awkward nostalgia. In rich black-and-whites, the images…

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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THE X FACTOR: The Live Semi-Finals! by Jennie Mamary

This is it, people- the semi-finals We have come so far, there are just 3 episodes left The top 4 will be competing live tonight for a place in the finale The contestants will be singing two…

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Broadway Review: ‘Lysistrata Jones’

NEW YORK - I have seen the dark-horse hit of the Broadway season so far, and it's an out-an-out hoot called Lysistrata Jones with wild precision dancing, songs that never miss and a plot as …

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‘Lysistrata Jones’

Photos of the new Broadway musical.

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Currents | Rooms: ‘Elective Affinities,’ a Play That Unfolds in a Real Town House by Penelope Green

Embedding the audience in a living room was crucial to the play “Elective Affinities,” but finding one was a challenge.

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Theater Review | 'Lysistrata Jones': ‘Lysistrata Jones’ at Walter Kerr Theater - Review by Ben Brantley

“Lysistrata Jones” is a throwback to the perishable good-time musicals in which peppy kids delivered of-the-moment jokes and lively dances.

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People You Should Know . . . Jason Howard by Zack

Jason Howard is a founding member of Manhattan Theatre Source andhasacted with The Public Theater, New York Theatre Workshop, Theaterforthe New City, the Ontological, EST, Circle Rep, The Oh…

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Jane Fonda to Appear on Aaron Sorkin's HBO Series Newsroom by Andy Propst

Oscar winner Jane Fonda will have a recurring role as corporate executive Leona Lansing on HBO's show about life at a cable news network, Newsroom, according to TVLine.com The series, …

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Lysistrata Jones

Legit Reviews: This college-level "High School Musical" is layered with giddy and sometimes wicked sophistication, and its company of 12 delivers bright performances backed by energetically …

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Some Lovers (Old Globe)

Legit Reviews: "Some Lovers," the new Burt Bacharach-Steven Sater vestpocket tuner, takes its inspiration from the dual irony of O. Henry's "Gift of the Magi": Husband sells watch to buy wif…

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Review: Hair is a mad display of theatrical split ends by Richard Ouzounian

The touring production of the iconic ’60s musical that opened at the Royal Alexandra Theatre on Wednesday night is yet another reminder of how shallow Hair really is.

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Review: Lysistrata Jones by Andy Propst

This delightful musical about college basketball and a sex strike is even more zestful on Broadway than it was downtown.

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STAGE TUBE: Bebe Neuwirth, Hunter Parrish & More Stop by LYSISTRATA JONES Opening Night! by BroadwayWorld TV

See what some of the guests and creative team had to say as they hit the red carpet for opening night by clicking below

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: The Rep's NEXT TO NORMAL, Starring Sarah Litzsinger, Jarrod Emick, et al. by BroadwayWorld

The Rep's production of NEXT TO NORMAL opened December 6 at the Quadracci Powerhouse in Milwaukee.

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Krapp’s Last Tape - A harsh, yet tender look at growing old by Byrne Harrison

Review by Judd HollanderPhoto by Richard Termine Absurdly simple, yet remarkably complex, Samuel Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape shows the preciousness and fleetness of life. Starring John H…

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Lysistrata Jones Review: Broadway Voyeurism by Jonathan Mandell

The Broadway version of “Lysistrata Jones” begins with a loud boom, a full moon, a stage full of smoke, and an intoning diva in Grecian attire. Hooded monks move down the aisles of the W…

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"Titus Andronicus" - Bloody and Powerful by Byrne Harrison

Review by Judd Hollander and Cynthia Leathers Titus Andronicus is perhaps the ultimate Shakespeare morality tale – and indeed, the bloodiest and most violent – about the repayment of pas…

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Stick Fly by Lesley Alexander

From the overly long musical intro composed by pop star, (and one of the play’s producers) Alicia Keys, to soap opera-like revelations, Lydia R. Diamond’s new play, "Stick Fly," is a hum…

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'Lysistrata Jones' on Broadway: No sex please, we're cheerleaders by Chris Jones

NEW YORK - In Aristophanes' Greek comedy "Lysistrata" — part of the Athens season of 411 B.C. — the war-weary women of Greece decide to deny their husbands and lovers sexual fav…

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Dublin Carol, Trafalgar Studios by Veronica Lee

Conor McPherson's 2000 play is one of the Irish writer's most memorable works, and this revival comes soon after his less acclaimed latest play, The Veil, over which we shall draw, er, a dis…

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Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn at Broadway's LYSISTRATA JONES Opening Night by Lysistrata Jones

Douglas Carter Beane & Lewis Flinn at Broadway's LYSISTRATA JONES Opening Night Watch playwright Douglas Carter Beane and Composer/Lyricist Lewis Flinn at the opening night of LYSIS…

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Lysistrata Jones: Theater Review by David Rooney

Douglas Carter Beane and Lewis Flinn's musical update on the Ancient Greek sex comedy has its bubbly charms, but it also demonstrates the challenges of transferring scrappy downtown stage su…

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'Lysistrata Jones': War isn't the topic

In 411 B.C., Aristophanes wrote a comedy called "Lysistrata," about women refusing to have sex with their men until they negotiate an end to the war.

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Theater review: 'Bob Cratchit and Mr. Tightwad' at Secret Rose by Daryl Miller

A review of a musical remake of "A Christmas Carol" called "Bob Cratchit and Mr. Tightwad."

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An Evening With…'War Horse' by Jenelle Riley

Steven Spielberg's latest epic, "War Horse," was screened for an audience of Back Stage readers and SAG members at the Pacific Design Center on Dec. 11.

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'War Horse' author makes quiet appearance in play by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- Audiences at Wednesday's matinee of "War Horse" likely never noticed a very special actor quietly making his Lincoln Center stage debut....

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Theater review: 'Winter Wonderettes' at the Carpenter Center by David Nichols

David C. Nichols reviews "Winter Wonderettes," the seasonal sequel to "The Marvelous Wonderettes," presented by Musical Theatre West at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach.

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People You Should Know . . . Rebecca Comtois by Zack

Rebecca Comtois Originally from NewHampshire, Rebecca moved to New York in 2005 to escape the cold weather andpursue her degree.  She is an actor,producer, and designer with Nosedive Pr…

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Dan Knechtges at Broadway's LYSISTRATA JONES Opening Night by Lysistrata Jones

Dan Knechtges at Broadway's LYSISTRATA JONES Opening Night Watch director Dan Knechtges at the opening night of LYSISTRATA JONES on Broadway. You'll have a ball at the blissfully fu…

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Sherie Rene Scott Lindsay Mendez Christmas Baby Please Come Home by Stage-Rush

Sherie Rene Scott Lindsay Mendez Christmas Baby Please Come Home From: StageRush Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 03:10 More in Entertainment

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Charles Busch's New Comedy Judith of Bethulia Will Debut in NYC in March by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-nominated playwright Charles Busch's latest stage comedy will be a take on the 1914 silent Hollywood biblical epic Judith of Bethulia, which will premiere in March 2012 at the…

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TT: Almanac

"Just how difficult it is to write a biography can be reckoned by anybody who sits down and considers just...

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Interview with Steven Sapp by Erin Washington by HowlRound

Erin: Where does an idea for a new project come from within your group? Steven: Everything has to be in consensus and that is hard. Slanguage, which was our first major produced show, develo…

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Review: Signature Theatre’s buoyant ‘Hairspray’ by Celia Wren

Never try to beat actress Carolyn Cole in a klutzy-daze competition. Early on in Signature Theatre’s zesty, aerosol-buoyant “Hairspray,” Cole’s character, Tracy Turnblad, a full-figu…

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LYSISTRATA JONES - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

"Tired-businessman theatre has a long and proud tradition, but even it is not without its limits."

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Review Roundup: LYSISTRATA JONES on Broadway - Updating Live! by BroadwayWorld

Did the show 'score' with the critics Let's find out

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Bebe Neuwirth at Broadway's LYSISTRATA JONES Opening Night by Lysistrata Jones

Bebe Neuwirth at Broadway's LYSISTRATA JONES Opening Night Watch Bebe Neuwirth at the opening night of LYSISTRATA JONES on Broadway. You'll have a ball at the blissfully funny new m…

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Lance Bass at Broadway's LYSISTRATA JONES Opening Night by Lysistrata Jones

Lance Bass at Broadway's LYSISTRATA JONES Opening Night Watch Lance Bass at the opening night of LYSISTRATA JONES on Broadway. You'll have a ball at the blissfully funny new musical…

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STAGE TUBE: Kathy Griffin Talks Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway's 'Fabulous Showtunes'! by BroadwayWorld TV

Kathy Griffin, comidienne and a Broadway vet herself - having appeared in March's KATHY GRIFFIN WANTS A TONY - went to see the show. Hear her observations, airing in her all-new 'Tired Hooke…

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STAGE TUBE: Nicole Scherzinger and PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Stars at the Royal Variety Gala! by BroadwayWorld TV

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the musical THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Andrew Lloyd Webber introduced a unique performance of the title number from the musical at this year's Royal Varie…

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Hunter Parrish at Broadway's LYSISTRATA JONES Opening Night by Lysistrata Jones

Hunter Parrish at Broadway's LYSISTRATA JONES Opening Night Watch Hunter Parrish at the opening night of LYSISTRATA JONES on Broadway. You'll have a ball at the blissfully funny new…

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From Lagos to LA, Sahr Ngaujah Plays Fela! by Jessica Koslow

Sahr Ngaujah, an American-born son of a father from Sierra Leone and an American mother, portrays the late Afrobeat star and political activist Fela Kuti in the Bill T. Jones-directed musica…

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Mad Men's Bryan Batt at Broadway's LYSISTRATA JONES Opening Night by Lysistrata Jones

Watch Bryan Batt at the opening night of LYSISTRATA JONES on Broadway. You'll have a ball at the blissfully funny new musical that gives Aristophanes' classic comedy a sexy, 21st century tw…

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‘Penelope’ falls short of its epic aspirations

Odysseus, that larger-than-life King of Ithaca, spent 10 years fighting the Trojan War, and another 10 years in a state of serious distraction as he attempted to sail home to his wife, Penel…

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STAGE TUBE: Carol Channing on Broadway Sings for Pride by BroadwayWorld TV

The event also featured a special video message from three time Tony award-winner Carol Channing - see her message below

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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George Hamilton having fun nightly in revival of ‘La Cage Aux Folles’

George Hamilton has endured a great deal of roasting for his perpetual tan and his matinee idol looks and lifestyle. But scan his resume and you will see that the actor, now 72, has been the…

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Michael Coulombe’s You Can Call Me Eve in its world premiere production! by Enci

Write Act Repertory continues their 2011-12 Mainstage Season with the World Premiere of playwright Michael Coulombe’s first produced drama You Can Call Me Eve A young Latina’s life takes…

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Review: Shooting Major Blanks by Michael Block

There should be a rule about how many Broadway flops you’re allowed before you receive a lifetime ban. Frank Wildhorn, I’m looking at you. And here we were thinking it would be hard to b…

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Sondheim tips his ‘Hat’ a second time

This has been quite a year for Stephen Sondheim — on Broadway, in Chicago and beyond — with superb productions here of “Sweeney Todd” (at Drury Lane Oakbrook), “Putting It Together…

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Jane Fonda Joins Aaron Sorkin's NEWSROOM Series by BroadwayWorld

According to TVLine, Jane Fonda has joined the cast of Aaron Sorkin's new HBO series- 'Newsroom.' Fonda joins previously announced Jeff Daniels, Sam Waterston, John Gallagher Jr., Thomas Sad…

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Ah, Men! by Chloe Veltman

Chanticleer schmaltzes it up for the holidays with a riper soprano sound -- and it's good.The Bay Area-based, Grammy Award-winning men's vocal ensemble Chanticleer has got the holiday formul…

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Sonia Friedman Options L.A. Hit Bakersfield Mist for Future London and New York Life by Adam Hetrick

Stephen Sachs' two-person comedy Bakersfield Mist, which had its world premiere at the Fountain Theatre in Los Angeles, has been optioned by Tony Award-winning producer Sonia Friedman fo…

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Video Feature: All For The Bess by Brian Scott Lipton and Tristan Fuge

Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis give a sneak peek at the Broadway production of The Gershwin's Porgy & Bess.

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PROP needed: Old fashioned telephone by Enci

Lyric Opera of Los Angeles is in need of an old fashioned telephone (40’s-60’s) with a long cord, or the ability to have one added for Menotti’s “The Telephone” and Poulenc’s …

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"Ch’ing•lish" Has Some Serious Things to Say by Jan Simpson

The first thing I noticed when my husband K and I walked into the Longacre Theatre to see David Henry Hwang’s new play Ch’ing•lish was the unusually large number of Asian faces in the …

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Kerry Butler, Lesli Margherita Lead ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION Reading by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has learned that movie producers Peter Schneider, Laurence Mark and Barry Kemp are working on bringing 'Romy amp Michele's High School Reunion' to the stage. Based on the 1997 …

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People You Should Know . . . Dale Heinen by Zack

Dale Heinen is a director based in London. A former Associate at SohoTheatre in London’s West End, Dale develops plays with writers and producers inthe UK and US, and has been a frequent p…

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‘Misterman’ at St. Ann’s by Alyssa Alpine

With four plays here in four years, Irish playwright Enda Walsh is getting to be a regular in New York.

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OTHER DESERT CITIES on Broadway: Excerpt 2 by Lincoln Center Theater

Thomas Sadoski and Stockard Channing in a scene from OTHER DESERT CITIES on Broadway

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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OTHER DESERT CITIES on Broadway: Excerpt 1 by Lincoln Center Theater

Rachel Griffiths and Stacy Keach in a scene from OTHER DESERT CITIES on Broadway

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Photo Flash: 'Home for the Holidays' With Brian Stokes Mitchell and NJSO! by BroadwayWorld

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra NJSO kicked off its first 201112 NJSO POPS concert series with Home for the Holidays with Brian Stokes Mitchell, a festive concert program of timeless carol…

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SDCF's 2011 Mike Ockrent Fellowship Goes to Alex Lippard by BroadwayWorld

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation SDCF has named Alex Lippard as the recipient of its 2011 Mike Ockrent Fellowship.

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Guest Post: A Bunch of Things About George Balanchine’s The Nutcracker at New York City Ballet by Admin

Today, The Craptacular goes where it has not gone before — the dance world. Below, our special dance correspondant, Mark Panzarino, shares his thoughts on George Balanchine’s The…

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A Catered Affair's Chicago Premiere Will Feature Rebecca Finnegan, Jerry O'Boyle and More by Kenneth Jones

The Chicago premiere of librettist Harvey Fierstein and composer-lyricist John Bucchino's musical A Catered Affair, produced by Porchlight Musicals, will feature Rebecca Finnegan as matr…

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David Duchovny, Jim Parsons to Co-Host Live! With Kelly by Andy Propst

Jim Parsons will co-host Live! With Kelly on January 3 and David Duchovny will co-host the daily talk show alongside Kelly Ripa on January 4, according to TVGuide.com. Parsons is a two-t…

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Exclusive Photos! War Horse Author Michael Morpurgo Joins the Cast for Matinee Performance by Broadway.com

Michael Morpurgo, author of the 1982 children’s book War Horse, made his Broadway debut on December 14 in the Tony Award-winning stage play based on his novel. Morpurgo joined the comp…

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#NEWPLAY INFO RESOURCES: @FracturedAtlas' NYC Performing Arts Spaces by Arena Stage

Here's an amazing set of resources for finding space. Excerpted from the Fractured Atlas website NYC Performing Arts Spaces Anyone who's ever worked in the performing arts can tell you that …

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The Afternoon Report, Wednesday, December 14, 2011 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Wednesday, December 14, 2011 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter –  http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more …

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Janeane Garofalo, Daniel Oreskes, et al. Set for New Group's RUSSIAN TRANSPORT by BroadwayWorld

The New Group presents Russian Transport, written by Erika Sheffer, in a world premiere limited engagement January 17 March 10, 2012. Directed by Scott Elliott, the production features Jane…

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Laurence Boswell talks about Calderon, Goethe, Marivaux by TheatreVOICE

Interview: Laurence Boswell, director, talks to Dominic Cavendish about his season of premiered translations of neglected European classics at the Ustinov Theatre, Bath: The Phoenix of Madri…

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Road Theatre Company Announces Casting for The Water's Edge, Finding Fossils by Andy Propst

The Road Theatre Company has announced casting for Theresa Rebeck's The Water's Edge and Ty DeMartino's Finding Fossils, which will play at the Lankershim Arts Center. Sam …

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Douglas to receive O'Neill award

Legit News: Actor set to be honored at New York gala -- Michael Douglas has been tapped to receive the 12th annual Monte Cristo Award from the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center.

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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#NEWPLAY TV LIVE: One Minute Play Festival @pwfoundation Sun 10pm GMT #OMPF by Arena Stage

The One Minute Play Festival at San Francisco's Playwrights Foundation will be livestreamed on #NEWPLAY TV this Sunday, December 18 at 10pm GMT / 5pm EST / 4pm CST / 2pm PST. If you are plan…

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Mark Costello, Mark Doerr, John Gowans Set for Finding Fossils by Andy Propst

The Road Theatre Company has announced casting for Ty DeMartino's Finding Fossils, to run January 25-March 25 at the Lankershim Arts Center. Suzanne Hunt will direct the production. T…

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An Evening with Michael Morpurgo feat. John Tams by Mirvish Productions

An Evening with Michael Morpurgo feat. John Tams On Mondya, December 12, War Horse author Michael Morpurgo read from his acclaimed novel, on which both the award-winning National Theatre of…

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Broadway Producers Are Looking to America's Heartland for the Next Megahit by Suzy Evans

Regional theater has always been a breeding ground for Broadway hits, especially in recent years, and this season shows such as "Chinglish" and "Hugh Jackman: Back on Broadway" started out…

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StubHub UK launches beta site

Ticket resale marketplace StubHub took the wraps off its UK Web site today, December 14, a little over a week later than originally planned.The company said it expected to launch the site on…

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The Cabin in the Woods - Official Trailer 2012 (HD) by DanceOn

The Cabin in the Woods - Official Trailer 2012 (HD) Cabin in the Woods Official Trailer in HD. Release Date - April 13, 2011 Choreographer/Movement Coach - Paul Becker Five friends go to…

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“The Black Eyed” by Betty Shamieh by Enci

“The young writer Betty Shamieh has the playwright’s most essential gift: the passion for talk. Ms. Shamieh’s rich, urgent prose will catch you up then fling you into a character’s l…

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“James X”

Playwright/performer Gerard Mannix Flynn and director Gabriel Byrne, talk about the U.S. premiere of “James X.” An Irish government tribunal of inquiry into institutions responsible for …

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Searching for a lost son in spellbinding 'Progress'; worthy 'Opus' by Kerry Reid

THEATER REVIEWS: "The Word Progress On My Mother's Lips Doesn't Ring True" by Trap Door Theatre ★★★★ and "Opus" by Redtwist Theatre ★★★ KERRY REID …

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PHOTO FLASH: Joey Fatone Visits Aaron Carter and Fantasticks Cast by Brian Scott Lipton

On Tuesday, December 13, pop singer and Broadway veteran attended the Off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks at the Snapple Theatre Center. The show's cast currently feature fellow…

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#NEWPLAY COMMUNITY: Ever wanted to be a news gatherer/ activist for #newplay? by Arena Stage

What if WE took the gathering of #NEWPLAY News, Events, Bright Spots, Articles, and Festivals into our OWN hands? What if WE worked together to create a path in the #NEWPLAY sector that can …

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Review: (Montreal) Everything In The Garden by The Charlebois Post

(photo credit: Maxime Coté)How does Jenny’s Garden Grow? The Golden Age...that never existedby Nanette SoucyRichard is a man with an idea of manhood that dates from a golden-age that…

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PHOTO CALL: Meet the Cast of Zayd Dohrn's Outside People at the Vineyard by Matthew Blank

Matthew Dellapina, Nelson Lee, Li Jun Li and Sonequa Martin-Green have been cast in the world premiere of Zayd Dohrn's dark comedy Outside People, which will begin performances Dec. 21 a…

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Young Jean Lee, Robert Wilson, et al. Set for Baryshnikov Arts Center Season by Brian Scott Lipton

The Baryshnikov Arts Center has announced its selections for its spring 2012 performance season, according to The New York Times. The season begins with Young Jean Lee's Untitled Femin…

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Holland Taylor Marketing by The Kennedy Center

Holland Taylor Marketing From: TheKennedyCenter Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 00:26 More in Nonprofits & Activism

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Lysistrata Jones, Walter Kerr Theatre, New York

Aristophanes’ war of the sexes is played out on the basketball court of an American college in a cheerleading musical

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George Clooney Onboard for Prop. 8 Play Reading -- Vulture by J. Paul O'connor

Oscar-winning Milk screenwriter Dustin Lance Black has scored a movie-star-size coup for his play 8, with George Clooney signing on for a Los Angeles reading of the thoroughly researched Pro…

Linked From New York Magazine at 04:04PM
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Long lines and scalpers: Rock star? No, Leonardo

Crowds vie for the only 500 tickets that are available each day for a hot Da Vinci show in London.

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2011 - 2012 Season Preview by Roundabout Theatre Company

2011 - 2012 Season Preview Cast members, creatives and Roundabout staff members discuss the season ahead. 2011-2012 Season American Airlines Theatre - Man and Boy, September 2011 - The Ro…

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Mary Poppins' Gavin Lee and Steffanie Leigh to Appear on December 19 Episode of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? by Andy Propst

Gavin Lee and Steffanie Leigh, who are currently starring in Broadway's Mary Poppins, will be contestants on the December 19 episode of ABC's Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, hosted …

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Relatively Speaking’s Marlo Thomas Shares Her Love of Broadway, Charity and Husband Phil Donahue on The View by Broadway.com

TV icon Marlo Thomas is over the moon to return to Broadway, playing ditzy widow Doreen in George is Dead, a one-act play featured as part of Relatively Speaking. On December 13 Thomas sat d…

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Million Dollar Friends by Steve Julian

Throughout the Pasadena Playhouse's recent bankruptcy, the Friends of the Pasadena Playhouse, an organization of volunteer workers, tenaciously kept the faith. They have done so since 1979, …

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EXCLUSIVE: Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Musical Gets New York Reading with Kerry Butler and Lesli Margherita by Adam Hetrick

"Romy and Michele's High School Reunion" film producers Peter Schneider, Laurence Mark and Barry Kemp are currently tuning up a musical based on the 1997 comedy that starred Mi…

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Disaster Management: Lessons Learned from the Field by TCG News

Floods, earthquakes, tornadoes – what should your theatre do when disaster strikes? How do you manage the initial crisis? How do you balance your theatre’s recovery with the wider ne…

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Julie Halston, Robert Petkoff to Join Broadway's Anything Goes in January by Andy Propst

Julie Halston and Robert Petkoff will join the cast of Broadway's Anything Goes in January. Petkoff will take over the role of Lord Evelyn Oakleigh from Adam Godley on January 13, wh…

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Paul Rudd, Patton Oswalt, Mindy Kaling and More Set for "Princess Bride" Reading in L.A. by Adam Hetrick

Paul Rudd, Patton Oswalt, Mindy Kaling and Nick Kroll are among the actors who will take part in the "Live Read" series presentation of William Goldman's 1987 film "The Pr…

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Ben Brantley’s Top 10 of 2011

Photos of “Anything Goes,” “Being Harold Pinter” and other shows.

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'Private Lives' exits early

Legit News: Revival to close Dec. 31 -- The Broadway revival of "Private Lives," starring Kim Cattrall, will shutter five weeks earlier than producers had originally intended, with a new clo…

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Ahoy! Julie Halston and Robert Petkoff Join Anything Goes Cast by Broadway.com

Julie Halston and Robert Petkoff will join the cast of Anything Goes in January, taking on the roles of Evangeline Harcourt and Lord Evelyn Oakleigh, respectively. Halston will hop aboard th…

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Robert Petkoff and Julie Halston Will Board Broadway's Anything Goes by Kenneth Jones

Julie Halston and Robert Petkoff are joining the cast of Broadway's Anything Goes, the shipboard musical comedy, in January 2012, Roundabout Theatre Company announced on Dec. 14.

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PHOTO FLASH: Tituss Burgess, Sonja Morgan, Stephanie Umoh, et al. at A Very Mary Holiday Gala by Andy Propst

Broadway Speaks OUT presented the third annual A Very Mary Holiday Gala, benefiting The Ali Forney Center for homeless LGBT youth, on Thursday, December 8 at Playwrights Horizons. The even…

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Stop the Presses! Newsical The Musical Celebrates Its First Off-Broadway Birthday by Broadway.com

The topical off-Broadway revue Newsical The Musical celebrated its first anniversary on December 13. Subtitled "Full Spin Ahead," the show lampoons current events, headlines, celeb…

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Family Dynamics, Explosions and Revealed Secrets

Amid a good number of new plays on Broadway this fall season are two by female African-American writers. Stick Fly by Lydia R. Diamond recently opened at the Cort Theater; and Katori Hall’…

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Acclaimed Actress Cathy Rigby Discusses "Peter Pan"

NY1 VIDEO: Celebrated gymnast and actress Cathy Rigby returns to New York as "Peter Pan"! Rigby is starring in the musical, which is now playing at The Theater at Madison Square Garden thro…

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PHOTO CALL: Des McAnuff Honored by Canada's Consul General in New York by Matthew Blank

On Dec. 12 a reception honoring Des McAnuff and hosted by Canada's Consul General in New York, John Prato, was held at Canada's Official Residence on Park Avenue.

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Erica Ash, Liz Larsen, Gary Morris, et al. Set for Soul Doctor Musical by Andy Propst

Additional casting has been announced for the musical Soul Doctor, which will begin its pre-Broadway run in Miami Beach at the Colony Theater, December 24-January 8, and in Ft. Lauderdale at…

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Julie Halston & Robert Petkoff Join Cast of ANYTHING GOES in January by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company just announced that Julie Halston The Divine Sister will assume the role of Evangeline Harcourt on Tuesday, January 17th amp Robert Petkoff Ragtime will assume the…

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Glee Poll: Which Holiday Song Was Your Favorite? by Broadway.com

The Glee crew celebrated the holidays early on December 13 with a special episode titled “Extraordinary Merry Christmas.” Directed by Glee star and Broadway veteran Matthew Morri…

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New York Times' Ben Brantley Reveals his "Best of 2011" Show Picks! Who Made the Cut? by BroadwayWorld

Today, December 14, New York Times Chief Theatre Critic Ben Brantley released his list of favorite shows which premieres in 2011 in Ben Brantley's Best of 2011. So who made the cut

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MARY POPPINS to be Featured on WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE, 12/19 by BroadwayWorld

Who Wants To Be A Millionaire with Emmy Award-winning host Meredith Vieira will honor The Great White Way next week with Broadway Giveaway Week, airing December 19 23, 2011. Check local lis…

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Review: Penelope at curtainup/Chicago by Lawrence Bommer

Playwright Enda Walsh seems to be all over the place -- musical theater librettist, solo play in Brooklyn. . .and this at Chicago's Steppenwolf Downstairs Theater. . .

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THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Sells Out Entire Run by BroadwayWorld

The final six performances of Peccadillo Theater Company’s hit production of Moss Hart & George S. Kaufman's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER are sold out. The last remaining available ticket wa…

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The Writers: Yasmina Reza climbs inside 'Carnage' by Reed Johnson

The playwright, who usually doesn't favor making movies based on her plays, was encouraged by director Roman Polanski and a stellar cast.

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Bonnie and Clyde & The Man Who Came To Dinner by Michael Dale

Just call me The Critic Who Came For Appetizers. Shortly into the second act of what seemed to be shaping up as a very enjoyable mounting of the Kaufman and Hart comedy classic, The Man Who …

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"Steampunk Musical" 3 Ghosts Re-Tells A Christmas Carol.

It wouldn't seem like December if there weren't any Christmas shows.  Pipe Dream Theatre brings the New York premiere of 3 Ghosts, a "Steampunk Musical" based on Charles Dickens' A Chri…

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December uptick continues for Broadway ticket sales

Broadway's bottom line saw a $1.2 million uptick through the week ending December 11, bringing the Main Stem's 33-production cumulative to $25 million. Attendance also increased across the G…

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FORD'S ANNOUNCES FEBRUARY 2012 OPENING OF THE CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND LEADERSHIP by Media Center

Stage play Necessary Sacrifices (World Premiere) Debuts at Ford’s Theatre January 20-February 12, 2012 Film Screening of Slavery by Another NameJanuary 30, 2012 Center for Education and Le…

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Austin Powers musical to swing on to stage by Matt Trueman

Yeah, baby, yeah! Mike Myers reported to be working on a stage prequel to Austin Powers: International Man of MysteryStage shows don't come more swinging than Hair, but it could be toppled b…

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All New People: Get a seat upgrade to see this new comedy

US actor Zach Braff makes his UK stage debut in 2012 in a new comedy, All New People. Written by Braff, the play, will be directed by Peter Dubois. Extra members can get free upgraded seats …

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'Private Lives' To Close Early Amid Slow Sales

The play, which stars Kim Cattrall and Paul Gross, began previews on Nov. 6 and intended to run through Feb. 5. But producers, citing poor ticket sales, said Tuesday that it will close on …

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George Clooney to Star in Dustin Lance Black's Proposition 8 Play by Tina Daunt

The actor takes a strong position in favor of marriage equality by joining the cast of "8" for a one-night showing in Los Angeles.

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Jerry Mitchell Productions formed by Natalie Woolman

Legally Blonde the Musical director Jerry Mitchell has partnered with the Ambassador Theatre Group to form a new production company.

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Monster Mash: Getty Museum exit; Nicole Scherzinger and 'Phantom' by David Ng

Pussycat Dolls singer Nicole Scherzinger will perform selections from "The Phantom of the Opera" on a 25th anniversary celebratory telecast honoring the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical.

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ArtsBeat Blog: Baryshnikov Arts Center Announces New Season by Felicia R. Lee

Running from Jan. 12 to June 17, the Baryshnikov Arts Center spring season includes a range of genres and several premieres.

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PHOTO CALL: Cynthia Nixon and the Cast of Wit Meet the Press by Matthew Blank

The Manhattan Theatre Club's production of Margaret Edson's Wit, starring Cynthia Nixon, greeted the press with a Dec. 13 photo op.

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STAGE TUBE: Joel Grey Sings 'Willkommen' at ANYTHING GOES! by BroadwayWorld TV

The Actors Fund presented a Special Benefit Performance of ANYTHING GOES, winner of three Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, last night, December 13. The Special Benefit Performance…

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Lysistrata Jones & Shock Value by Theater Talk

on Thirteen: Fri., December 16th at 1:30 AM on CUNY TV: Sat., December 17th at 8:30 PM Sun., December 18th at 12:30 PM and Mon., December 19th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM Writer Dougl…

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The Ladies of The Talk Thrill to Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway by Broadway.com

NYC fans of the CBS daytime gabfest The Talk may have spotted the show’s posse of female hosts around town: The ladies are in the Big Apple to tape episodes on location at Lincoln Cent…

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Broadway Holiday Flashback! Jersey Boys Hit the High Notes on 'Santa Claus Is Coming to Town' by Broadway.com

Baby, it's cold outside, and Broadway.com is warming up with the help of some classic holiday clips featuring Broadway's biggest stars. Jersey Boys doesn't just call the east coa…

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STAGE TUBE: Marlo Thomas Talks RELATIVELY SPEAKING on THE VIEW by BroadwayWorld TV

The world premiere of RELATIVELY SPEAKING, three one-act comedies by the prolific writing trio of Ethan Coen, Elaine May and Woody Allen, opened on Broadway on October 20 at The Brooks Atkin…

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Broadway Behind the Scenes: The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess in Rehearsal by The Broadway League

Broadway Behind the Scenes: The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess in Rehearsal Recently we got a behind the scenes look at "The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess" in rehearsal which comes…

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Betty Buckley Will Bring Her Men! to Carmel's Sunset Center by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Betty Buckley, who recently played a month-long engagement at Feinstein's at Loews Regency, will perform in concert Feb. 4, 2012, at the Sunset Center in Carmel, CA.

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Theater Talk’s Holiday Special by Theater Talk

on Thirteen: Fri., December 23rd at 1:30 AM on CUNY TV: Sat., December 24th at 8:30 PM Sun., December 25th at 12:30 PM and Mon., December 26th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM We are ex…

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OTHER DESERT CITIES montage by Lincoln Center Theater

OTHER DESERT CITIES montage A montage of scenes from the Broadway production of OTHER DESERT CITIES, by Jon Robin Baitz, directed by Joe Mantello. Now playing at the Booth Theater. http:…

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Noises Off, The Old Vic, London

Michael Frayn’s classic 1982 theatrical romp starts off at an implausibly high pitch from the word go

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Gift Theatre to premiere new Andrew Hinderaker play by Chris Jones

Gift Theatre will stage a new play by Andrew Hinderaker in its 2012 season, the theater announced Wednesday. Entitled "Dirty" and opening in September, the play looks at an investment banke…

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Photo Flash: NEWSIES Cast Visits SILENCE! The Musical by BroadwayWorld

SILENCE The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell title of show, music amp lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction amp choreography by Chr…

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In case you missed it… by Theater Talk

Part 2 of our interview with     Jerry Stiller & Anne Meara  is now online!    Click Here to Watch!

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Living Thought | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival by Stratford Shakespeare Festival

Living Thought | Stageside Shorts | Stratford Shakespeare Festival Former Stratford Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Michael Langham is remembered for his theory of Living Thought, an…

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Anna Maria Perez de Tagle - GODSPELL opening by Music Theatre International

Anna Maria Perez de Tagle - GODSPELL opening GODSPELL and Disney's CAMP ROCK star, Anna Maria Perez de Tagle, chats with our MTIShowSpace correspondent at GODSPELL's opening! Watch…

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Berkeley Rep Extends The Wild Bride Through January 22 by Andy Propst

Berkeley Rep has extended the Kneehigh Theatre production's of The Wild Bride, through January 22. Adapted and directed by Emma Rice, The Wild Bride is a grown-up fairy tale that fol…

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Julia Mattison - GODSPELL opening by Music Theatre International

Julia Mattison - GODSPELL opening GODSPELL cast member Julia Mattison talks with an MTIShowsSpace correspondent about the rehearsal process and the joys of being in a Broadway show! Watch …

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Patton Oswalt, Mindy Kaling and More Set for "Princess Bride" Reading in L.A. by Adam Hetrick

Patton Oswalt, Mindy Kaling and Nick Kroll are among the actors who will take part in the "Live Read" series presentation of William Goldman's 1987 film "The Princess Brid…

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Furious Theatre Announces Casting for No Good Deed by Andy Propst

Furious Theatre Company has announced casting for Matt Pelfrey's No Good Deed, to run January 18-Febraury 26 at [Inside] the Ford. Dámaso Rodriguez will direct the productio…

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Arlene Goldbard on the NCRP Report by Scott Walters

Arlene Goldbard's outstanding book I was tempted to call this "Occupy Wall Street (part 5)," but arts consultant and thinker Arlene Goldbard, author of the powerful book The New Creative Com…

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MAMMA MIA! First Time Winter Sale Now Extended Through 12/29 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

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

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Commons Projects by HowlRound

The #NEWPLAY Community News & Information Sourcing Project: Twitter’s open system and hashtag searching feature enables our field’s online community to rapidly share and agg…

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Our Holiday Title Photo by Byrne Harrison

Our Christmas-themed title photo comes from A Molly Jolly Christmas featuring Andrea Alton as Molly "Equality" Dykeman.  The photo is by Ron Lasko. The show's final performance is Dece…

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Good (Paul) Gross sunk by Low-Gross Box Office by Elyse Sommer

Bad Box Office Grosses Sink  Paul Gross's  Broadway debut in Private Lives Considering that I've seen my share of  Noel Coward's  idle rich hedonists who can't live peace…

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Seeing GIs fight the good fight by Mark Feeney

“GRUNTS: The GI Experience’’ and “TWO PERSPECTIVES: Bradford Washburn and Vittorio Sella’’ At: Panopticon Gallery, 502c Commonwealth Ave., both through Ja…

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George Clooney Set for Los Angeles Reading of 8 by Adam Hetrick

Academy Award winner George Clooney will appear in the Los Angeles presentation of Academy Award winner Dustin Lance Black's gay marriage docudrama 8, which will take place March 3, 2012…

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David Selby and David Emerson Toney to Star in Ford's Theatre's Necessary Sacrifices by Brian Scott Lipton

David Selby and David Emerson Toney will star in the world premiere of Richard Hellesen's Necessary Sacrifices, to run January 20-February 12 at Ford's Theatre. The production, w…

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Nick Dillenburg, Euan Morton, et al. Set for STC's Two Gentlemen of Verona by Brian Scott Lipton

Full cast and creative team have been announced for The Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of William Shakespeare's Two Gentlemen of Verona, to run at the Lansburgh Theatre, …

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Broadway’s “Private Lives” to close December 31 by Kelly Guiod

Private Lives will finish a limited engagement on December 31, 2011 at Broadway’s Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street) after 12 previews and 53 regular performances. The production, di…

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Complete Casting Announced for Off-Broadway's Bridesburg by Andrew Gans

Bridesburg, a new play by Victor Kaufold and presented by Miscreant Theatre, will begin performances Jan. 5, 2012, at Off-Broadway's Gene Frankel Theatre.

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Drama on Broadway by The Playgoer

Remember all the buzz around Lisa D'Aamour's Detroit after its Steppenwolf premiere last year? It was a Pulitzer finalist, was published in American Theatre and was being prepped for a high …

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Nick Dillenburg, Euan Mortan, et al. Set for STC's Two Gentlemen of Verona by Brian Scott Lipton

Full cast and creative team have been announced for The Shakespeare Theatre Company's production of William Shakespeare's Two Gentlemen of Verona, to run at the Lansburgh Theatre, …

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Gary Morris, Liz Larsen Lead Broadway Bound SOUL DOCTOR by BroadwayWorld

En route to Broadway, Soul Doctor Journey of a Rock-Star Rabbi opens December 25th in Miami Beach at the Colony Theatre, followed by a run in Fort Lauderdales Parker Playhouse.

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LYSISTRATA JONES Opens On Broadway Tonight!

After beginning previews on November 12, Broadway's new musical comedy, LYSISTRATA JONES, officially opens tonight at the Walter Kerr Theatre.

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BWW TV: Inside SMASH's Big Broadway Premiere in New York City! by BroadwayWorld TV

Monday, December 12, 2011, the Broadway community descended on New York City's glamorous Museum of Modern Art to get their first official look at NBC's upcoming new musical drama series SMAS…

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ON A CLEAR DAY Broadway Opening Night by On A Clear Day You Can See Forever

ON A CLEAR DAY Broadway Opening Night The stars came out for the Broadway opening night of ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER. AN IMPOSSIBLE LOVE.
AN IRRESISTIBLE MUSICAL. Three-time…

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Michael Douglas to Receive 2012 Monte Cristo Award by BroadwayWorld

The Eugene ONeill Theater Center will present its 12th annual Monte Cristo Award to legendary film actor and ONeill alum Michael Douglas in recognition of his monumental achievements and con…

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Lysistrata Jones' Josh Segarra Hopes to Reconnect With Old Friends in the New Year by Broadway.com

As the curtain goes down on 2011, Broadway.com is looking ahead to the new year. We’ve asked the brightest stars on Broadway to reflect on their personal highlights from the past year …

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VIDEO FEATURE: On the Set with NBC's Broadway-Themed "Smash" by Playbill Staff

Written by Theresa Rebeck (Seminar) and with Broadway and film producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron ("Chicago," How to Succeed...) steering the course, the upcoming NBC series &quo…

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Weekly Webmail with Philip Wm McKinley (Director) by Spider-Man on Broadway

Weekly Webmail with Philip Wm McKinley (Director) For show information and tickets, visit us at: http://www.spidermanonbroadway.com Connect with us! Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/Turn…

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Michael Douglas To Receive Monte Cristo Award by Frank Rizzo

Catherine Zeta-Jones To Present O'Neill Center HonorOscar-winning actor and producer Michael Douglas  will receive the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center ’s 12th Annual Monte Cri…

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Seconding Coates by Rob Weinert-Kendt

An extraordinary post by Ta-Nehisi Coates, urging us to take account of our own ordinariness when contemplating moral quandaries, happens to include a resonant illustration from my area of c…

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Lysistrata Jones: Is Fun Enough For Broadway? by Linda

Expectations can make all the difference in how you experience a show. I was expecting Bonnie and Clyde to be a disaster and I ended up liking it. I was all set for Lysistrata Jones to be my…

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In rehearsal at The Opera House by The Phantom of the Opera

In rehearsal at The Opera House http://www.thephantomoftheopera.com Fifth in a series of clips from the 2004 film version of The Phantom of the Opera. With Simon Callow as Andre, Ciar&aacu…

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Full Cast Announced for French Lessons Opera by Andy Propst

Casting has been announced for the opera French Lessons, to be offered January 25-26 at The Kaye Playhouse. Susan Gonzalez will direct the production. The piece, based on Eugene Ionesco&ap…

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2012 GLAAD Media Awards Announces Dates by Brian Scott Lipton

Dates have been announced the 2012 GLAAD Media Awards. The New York ceremony will be held on March 24; the Los Angeles ceremony will be held on April 21; and the San Francisco ceremony will…

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Paul Rudd to Lead Jason Reitman's PRINCESS BRIDE Reading at LACMA, 12/15 by BroadwayWorld

According to EWonline, Jason Reitman, the filmmaker behind such recent hits as 'Up in the Air' and 'The Young Adult', has been performing live readings of some of the most beloved films such…

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Glee Teaches Bob Geldof a Lesson in Charity Work by James Sims

Watching this week's episode of "Glee" and seeing its rendition of the classic '80s charity song, "Do They Know It's Christmas," brought to mind the debacle that was Bob …

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Thoughts On Seeing a Silent Movie, or Hush Up and Watch “The Artist” by Mark Blankenship

So… The Artist: It’s a lovely silent movie about silent movies themselves, following George Valentin (Jean Dujardin), a superstar who’s distressed to realize he has no plac…

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Peter Pan, Starring Cathy Rigby, Takes Flight on Opening Night by Broadway.com

Peter Pan, the new production of the classic musical which stars Cathy Rigby as the title character, opens December 14 at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. The limited engagement ends it…

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'Titus': Gore galore and a family dinner from hell by Jocelyn Noveck, Ap National Writer

Yes, "Titus Andronicus" is a Shakespearean tragedy. But that's sort of like calling the Titanic sinking a boating mishap.

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Review Round-up: Noises Off Are All Positive for Old Vic

The Old Vic's revival of Noises Off opened last night (13 December, previews from 3 December 2011) to critical acclaim. Michael Frayn's multi-award winning 1982 comedy has a cast which incl…

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Performer Leslye Orr invited to Baltic nations

She will perform her play, "Hand in Hand" in January in Latvia and Lithuania.

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

When A Playwright Speaks UpMy latest blog post on TheatreFace.com is up. In it I reflect on how responding to national theatre issues is something I feel compelled to do, even if I find step…

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Amid the glam, ‘La Cage’ drags by Terry Byrne

LA CAGE AUX FOLLES Musical with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. Book by Harvey Fierstein. (cq) Directed by Terry Johnson. (cq) Choreography, Lynne Page. (cq)Sets, Tim Shortall. (cq) Lights…

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With friends like these. . . by Jeffrey Gantz

Bill Doncaster and Stickball Productions have turned George V. Higgins’s crime novel, “The Friends of Eddie Coyle,’’ into an atmospheric, enjoyable theater piece at O…

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A show peopled with puppets by Patti Hartigan, Globe Correspondent

A “kids in the attic’’ spirit is the driving force behind “The Snow Queen,’’ a stage adaptation of the 1845 Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale that runs t…

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Becky Ann Baker, Malcolm Gets, Daniel Jenkins, et al. Set for Merrily We Roll Along in Cincinnati by Andy Propst

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park has announced casting for Stephen Sondheim and Geroge Furth's Merrily We Roll Along, to run March 3-31. John Doyle will direct the production. Thi…

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World Premiere of Sex with A Stranger at London's Trafalgar Studios to Feature Russell Tovey by Mark Shenton

Russell Tovey, best known as one of the original stars of Alan Bennett's The History Boys at the National, on Broadway and on film and for TV's "Him and Her" and "Gavi…

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Hannibal rehearsal by The Phantom of the Opera

Hannibal rehearsal http://www.thephantomoftheopera.com Fourth in a series of clips from the 2004 film version of The Phantom of the Opera. With Minnie Driver as Carlotta, Victor McGuire as…

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Paul Rudd to Star in The Princess Bride Reading at LACMA by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage and screen star Paul Rudd will play Westley in Film Independent at LACMA's reading of The Princess Bride, written by William Goldman, to be held at 7:30pm on Thursday, December 15…

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The Road to Mecca - About the Show by Roundabout Theatre Company

The Road to Mecca - About the Show From: rtc10018 Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 03:00 More in Entertainment

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Best of 2011: #17 - Born Bad by Ludlow Lad

Soho Rep brought us the US premiere of playwright Debbie Tucker Green with BORN BAD, a lyrical, hour-long "poem" of a play what was solidly acted by a terrific and dedicated ensemble of five…

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Wanted: Music Theater Projects for Yale Institute by Frank Rizzo

Submissions Accepted Through Feb. 1Composers, writers, get those applications ready.

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FOLLIES, RELATIVELY SPEAKING Host Actors Fund Benefit Shows in Jan. by Jessica Lewis

The Broadway productions of FOLLIES and RELATIVELY SPEAKING will host special, additional performances to benefit The Actors Fund in January, 2012. FOLLIES will play an nineth weekly show at…

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Photo Flash: First Look - Kristin Chenoweth on CBS's GCB Premiering 3/4 by BroadwayWorld

GCB is premiering on CBS on Sunday, March 4 from 1000-1100 p.m., ET. The soap opera format returns to Dallas in this deliciously fun, wicked new drama that shows that you can go home again..…

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Countdown to Christmas 2011 (Broadway Style)- Day 11 by BroadwayWorld TV

It's December at last, and BroadwayWorld is celebrating the season with The Twelve Days of Christmas'- a special countdown which will include our favorite holiday-themed Broadway performance…

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Los Angeles Master Chorale performs Handel’s Messiah by Pauline Adamek

The Los Angeles Master Chorale wraps its holiday programming with a “traditional” concert version of Handel’s Messiah on Sunday, December 18, 2011, 7 pm, at Walt Disney Concert Hall. …

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TheatreScene Chat: An Interview with LINDSAY NICOLE CHAMBERS from LYSISTRATA JONES (Part 2) by JK

Josh Segarra and Lindsay Nicole ChambersTonight, Broadway's newest musical, Lysistrata Jones, opens at the Walter Kerr Theatre.  Before those festivities, and in the midst of previ…

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Ambassador Theatre Group Launches Jerry Mitchell Productions to Develop New Work in London, Broadway by Mark Shenton

Ambassador Theatre Group, the UK's largest theatre owning and producing company, is partnering with Tony Award-winning Broadway director and choreographer Jerry Mitchell to launch a new …

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Russell Tovey to Star in Sex With A Stranger in London by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage and screen star Russell Tovey will co-star with Jaime Winstone and Naomi Sheldon in Sex With A Stranger, a new play by writer and comedian Stefan Golaszewski, to begin performances on …

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ON A CLEAR DAY Speculation, Sept. 30, 2011: by Theater Talk

ON A CLEAR DAY Speculation, Sept. 30, 2011: Here's our season preview panel woth Riedel, Musto, Pacheco, Haskins and Green From: theatertalk Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 02:20 More in …

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PHOTO CALL: Titus Andronicus, Starring Jay O. Sanders, Opens at The Public Theater by Joseph Marzullo

The Public Lab production of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, starring Jay O. Sanders, officially opened Off-Broadway Dec. 13 at the Public Theater.

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My Visit to Cabot Cove, Maine by Sarah B. Roberts

On the last day of my recent California trip, I spent a day in Cabot Cove, Maine.   Actually, it was Mendocino, California, but it served as "Cabot Cove, Maine" for the twelve…

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Why a “Farm Boy” Tells Stories by Dan Stahl

  The “War Horse” sequel finds the power of a good yarn This month, children’s novelist Michael Morpurgo may be the most prominent author in New York. The stage adapta…

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Playbill Goes On Set with NBC's Broadway Themed "Smash"

Written by Theresa Rebeck (Seminar) and with Broadway and film producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron ("Chicago," How to Succeed...) steering the course, "Smash" has a pedigree that spells s…

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Highlights From Lysistrata Jones — Shooting to Score

Lysistrata Jones, the pop-rock musical comedy that takes Aristophanes' 411 BC comedy about a sex strike and dunks it into the world of college basketball, made the move to Broadway's Walter …

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Jerry Mitchell to Serve as Creative Director for Newly Formed Ambassador Theatre Group Company by Andy Propst

Jerry Mitchell will serve as creative director for Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd's new formed production company that will bear his name. Jerry Mitchell Productions will develop, create…

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Is a Casey Nicholaw-Helmed Tuck Everlasting Musical Taking Aim at Broadway? by Broadway.com

A musical adaptation of beloved children’s novel Tuck Everlasting may hit Broadway next season, according to the New York Times. Tony-winning director Casey Nicholaw is in talks to hel…

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George Clooney to Star in Los Angeles Premiere of Dustin Lance Black's 8 by Broadway.com

George Clooney will star in the Los Angeles premiere of Dustin Lance Black’s 8, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The one night only event will be held at Los Angeles’ Wilshir…

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Darren Criss, Lea Michele, Cory Monteith Will Perform Michael Jackson Songs in Upcoming "Glee" Episode by Michael Gioia

The Fox hit series "Glee" will pay tribute to late pop legend Michael Jackson and The Jackson Five on the Jan. 24, 2012, episode, according to TVGuide.com.

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Ardal O'Hanlon to Star in New London Fringe Production of Conor McPherson's Port Authority by Mark Shenton

Ardal O'Hanlon, best known for his TV appearances as the star of Channel 4's "Father Ted" and BBC's "My Hero," will star in a new production of Conor McPherso…

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Titus in New York: Gore, madness and revenge, served up with relish by Jocelyn Noveck

Michael Sexton’s Public Theater production takes full advantage of Shakespeare’s bloody script

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Mitchell launches shingle

Legit News: Director partners with ATG for new outfit -- Broadway helmer-choreographer Jerry Mitchell is hanging out his own shingle, launching Jerry Mitchell Prods. in partnership with U.K.…

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Christine Andreas, Jason Graae, Howard McGillin Will Sing at Lyrics & Lyricists Concert by Andrew Gans

Guest artistic director Robert Kimball will inaugurate the 92nd Street Y's 2012 Lyrics & Lyricists season with Makin’ Whoopee: Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn and the Jazz Age.

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Jerry Mitchell & Ambassador Theatre Group Team for Jerry Mitchell Productions by BroadwayWorld

The Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd ATG, the UKs largest theatre company, with 39 venues in the UK, including 13 in the West End, announced today that it has partnered with Tony Award-winner Je…

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Blood Brothers’ Marti Pellow on Jumping from Pop Stardom to West End Musicals by Matt Wolf

Pop stars and singers have been crossing over into theater more and more these days, from Shayne Ward (Rock of Ages) and Duncan James (Legally Blonde) in London to Harry Connick Jr (On a Cle…

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PHOTO CALL: Sarah Litzsinger, Jarrod Emick, Tim Young Are Next to Normal in Milwaukee by Lucas Lilieholm

Beauty and the Beast's Sarah Litzsinger stars as Diana, a mother battling depression and bipolar disorder, in the Milwaukee Repertory Theater's production of the Pulitzer Prize-winni…

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NEA Announces First Round of FY12 Art Works and Challenge America Grants by Laurie Baskin

The NEA has announced the first round of funding for FY12 totaling $22.543 million to support 863 grants to organizations and individual writers across the country. This round of funding is …

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Christine Andreas, Jason Graae, Howard McGillin, et al. Set for 92Y's Makin' Whoopee by Andy Propst

Christine Andreas, Jason Graae, Howard McGillin, Wililam Bolcom and Joan Morris, and Vince Giordano will take part in Makin' Whoopee: Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn and the Jazz Age, to be …

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ArtsBeat: Staging Your Own Theatrical Table Reading by Dwight Garner

The only thing better than reading a play like Yasmina Reza’s “God of Carnage” is reading it aloud with people you like. What plays would you enjoy reading with friends?

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Theater: China Opens the Stage Curtains by Didi Kirsten Tatlow

A Western-style theater scene is booming in China as part of a national drive to bring modern theater to smaller cities.

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T Magazine: Face Time | Laura Osnes by Tina Turnbow

Laura Osnes of Broadway's "Bonnie and Clyde" discusses her beauty regimen.

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Malcolm Gets to Lead MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park by BroadwayWorld

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park has announced casting for the exciting new revival of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG by Stephen Sondheim and George Furth. The John Doyle-helmed production, in wh…

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George Clooney to Star in Los Angeles Premiere of 8 by Broadway.com

George Clooney will star in the Los Angeles premiere of Dustin Lance Black’s 8, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The one night only event will be held at Los Angeles’ Wilshir…

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Review: Pure O by Sharlene Teo

Gareth Jandrell’s new play deftly and daringly tackles the issues and stigmas attached to mental illness. Winner of the  Tobacco Factory’s Script Space 2010, the writing is snappy and h…

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Review: Winterreise by Sharlene Teo

Up in Arms’ staging of Winterreise is a fraught and evocative slow-burner.  Schubert’s song cycle, based on Wilhem Muller’s poems, is lent an unusual dimension through puppetry and an…

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TT: Here we are

This is a lovely place to be on a Wednesday morning--especially after having eaten a perfect breakfast in front of...

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Thank you for being a friend... by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison On December 17th, Hunter Auction Galleries will be holding an auction made of the items from various estates.  Included in the auction are items from Rue McClanahan's…

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Broadway Vets Meryl Streep, Viola Davis, Edie Falco et al. Earn Screen Actor's Guild Noms. by BroadwayWorld

Nominees for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards for outstanding performances in 2011 in five film and eight primetime television categories and for the SAG honors for outstanding act…

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Farm Boy

This is a charming and welcome tale for so many reasons. First of all it is a tale of men who connect when they are separated by two generations. It is a tale of commitment to the earth as …

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Rock of Ages - Official Trailer 2012 (HD) by DanceOn

Rock of Ages - Official Trailer 2012 (HD) Rock of Ages 2012 Official Movie Trailer in HD. Release Date - June 1, 2012 Director/Choreographer - Adam Shankman Choreographer - Mia Michaels …

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Christopher Meloni Will Join the Cast of HBO's "True Blood" by Michael Gioia

Stage and screen actor Christopher Meloni has signed on to join the cast of HBO's "True Blood," according to Deadline.com.

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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BWW JR: FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY THE MUSICAL- She's Ba-ack! by Erin Leigh Peck

Its official. Julianne Moores polka-dotted optimist is back in New York after a successful run at New World Stages. Shes been gone since last Spring and weve missed her rosy cheeks and cri…

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Competition: Young Poets Network and AYT – Monologue Writing by A Younger Theatre

A Younger Theatre has joined up with the Young Poets Network to run an exciting competition: Poet, playwright, librettist and novelist Glyn Maxwell has set a special challenge for readers of…

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Grammy Winner and Color Purple Star Fantasia Barrino Gives Birth to Son by Michael Gioia

Grammy Award winner Fantasia Barrino has given birth to a baby boy, Dallas Xavier Barrino, according to People.com.

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Paul Gross, Kim Cattrall get the early hook on Broadway by J. Kelly Nestruck

Richard Eyre’s production of Noel Coward’s Private Lives ruled the box office in Toronto, but ticket sales have lagged in the Big Apple

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John Doyle's Actor-Musician Merrily We Roll Along to Star Malcolm Gets, Daniel Jenkins and Becky Ann Baker by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominee Malcolm Gets, Daniel Jenkins and Becky Ann Baker will be "Old Friends" in Tony-winning director John Doyle's actor-musician staging of Stephen Sondheim and G…

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WS "Fluke" Holland to Join Million Dollar Quartet December 15 by Bethany Rickwald

WS "Fluke" Holland will join the cast of Million Dollar Quartet at Chicago's Apollo Theater, during the show's encore on December 15. In addition, he will take part in a…

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Fantasia Barrino Gives Birth to Baby Boy by BroadwayWorld

According to TheInsider.com, American Idol winnerr Fantasia Barrino has given birth to a healthy baby boy. The baby, named Dallas Zavier Barrino, was born yesterday afternoon at Presbyteria…

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An early look at 'Rock of Ages,' with Alec Baldwin, Tom Cruise by David Ng

The new movie based on the hit Broadway musical promises a blast of '80s nostalgia in the form of hair-metal band favorites by such acts as Journey, Pat Benatar, Styx, Twisted Sister and Bon…

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PRIVATE LIVES Will Close On December 31

It has been announced that the Broadway revival of PRIVATE LIVES, co-staring Kim Cattrall and Paul Gross, will close on December 31.

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NY1 Theater Review: "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever"

Celebrated crooner Harry Connick, Jr. is back on Broadway, this time starring in the 1960s revival of "On a Clear Day You Can See Forever".

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News: Tovey & Winstone Star in New Golaszewski Play at Trafalgar

Russell Tovey, Jaime Winstone and Naomi Sheldon will star in Sex With A Stranger, a new play by writer and comedian Stefan Golaszewski which comes to Trafalgar Studios 2 from 6 February (pre…

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“Rock of Ages” Film Trailer Hits by Tom Mizer

Feast your eyes on the 80′s hair band madness…

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Follies and Relatively Speaking Will Offer Special Actors Fund Performances by Andrew Gans

The critically acclaimed revival of Follies and the triptych of one-act plays, Relatively Speaking, will both offer special performances to benefit the Actors Fund.

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Julie Halston, Robert Petkoff Sign On for ‘Anything Goes’ Cast by Michael Spain

Julie Halston and Robert Petkoff sign on to join the cast of Anything Goes. Halston will join the cast on January 17th and Petkoff will join on January 13th. The two join a cast that already…

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Smashing Pumpkins Billy Corgan Sets His Musical Sights on Broadway by Michael Spain

Smashing Pumpkins front man Billy Corgan has set his musical sights on Broadway. The rocker recently told the New York Post he is interested in writing songs for musical theatre. He also sta…

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PHOTO FLASH: Kelly Bensimon, Aaron Carter, et al. Join CitySights Toy Drive by Andy Propst

Kelly Bensimon, Aaron Carter, and Alyssa Campanella, Miss USA 2011, Danielle Doty, Miss Teen USA 2011, and Leila Lopes, Miss Universe 2011 joined CitySights employees in delivering 2,000 toy…

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Jason Alexander Guest Stars on Tonight's HARRY'S LAW on NBC by BroadwayWorld

Actor Jason Alexander will be appearing as a guest star in tonight's episode of HARRY'S LAW on NBC. In the episode, entitled, 'Bad to Worse', Harry Kathy Bates represents Richard Cross Alex…

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Photo Flash: Nicole Scherzinger Sings PHANTOM at Royal Variety! by BroadwayWorld

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the musical THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Andrew Lloyd Webber will introduce a unique performance of the title number from the musical at this year's Royal V…

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Private Lives, Starring Kim Cattrall and Paul Gross, to Close Early by Broadway.com

The Broadway revival of Noel Coward's Private Lives, starring Kim Cattrall and Paul Gross, will close on December 31 at the Music Box Theatre. The limited engagement was originally sched…

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Mike Myers Looks to Resurrect Austin Powers on Broadway by Michael Spain

Mike Myers is looking to resurrect Austin Powers on Broadway. Myers is looking to turn his character Austin Myers from the movies to a stage musical. Austin Myers won’t be starring in the …

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PHOTO CALL: "High Concept" Pippin, With Harry Hepple and Frances Ruffelle, at Menier Chocolate Factory by Lucas Lilieholm

A new production of Stephen Schwartz and Roger O'Hirson's 1972 Broadway musical Pippin, with a cast that includes Matt Rawle (Leading Player), Harry Hepple (Pippin), Tony winner Fran…

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Glenn Close, Viola Davis, Janet McTeer, Laurence Fishburne and Kenneth Branagh Among SAG Nominees by Adam Hetrick

Glenn Close, Viola Davis, Janet McTeer, Laurence Fishburne and Kenneth Branagh have been nominated for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will be presented Jan. 29, 2012, at t…

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Michael Cerveris, Patricia Clarkson, Amy Ryan, et al. Set for December 14 Selected Shorts by Brian Scott Lipton

Patricia Clarkson, Clarke Peters, Michael Cerveris, Amy Ryan, Francois Battiste, Roy Blount, Jr., and Henry Butler will take part in Selected Shorts: NOLA: Jazzy Tales from the Big Easy, to …

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STAGE TUBE: Jason Alexander Talks Appearance on NBC's HARRY'S LAW by BroadwayWorld TV

Actor Jason Alexander will be appearing as a guest star in tonight's episode of HARRY'S LAW on NBC. In the episode, entitled, 'Bad to Worse', Harry Kathy Bates represents Richard Cross Alex…

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Photo Flash: West End's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Performs at Royal Variety by BroadwayWorld

Jonathan Church's new production of Singin' in the Rain is to transfer to the Palace Theatre following its critically acclaimed, sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre. Church's product…

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Private Lives Sets Early December 31 Closing Date by Broadway.com

The Broadway revival of Noel Coward's Private Lives, starring Kim Cattrall and Paul Gross, will close on December 31 at the Music Box Theatre. The limited engagement was originally sched…

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Watch ‘Relatively Speaking’ Star Marlo Thomas “The View” Interview Online Now by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

  RELATIVELY SPEAKING star Marlo Thomas sat down with the ladies of ABC’s “The View” yesterday to discuss her critically acclaimed return to Broadway. The world premiere of RELATIVELY…

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Xerxes at the San Francisco Opera by Sarah B. Roberts

Last year when the Met's season schedule was released and my favorite mezzo soprano Susan Graham wasn't on it, I immediately made up my mind that I would see Susan in an opera somewhere, som…

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Photo Coverage: ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER Gypsy Robe Ceremony! by Walter McBride

Grammy and Emmy Award winner, Tony Award nominee and multi-platinum recording artist Harry Connick, Jr. stars as Dr. Mark Bruckner in the newly imagined production of ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN …

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New Performance Schedule for MEMPHIS in January

Beginning January 3, 2012, Broadway's MEMPHIS will have a new performance schedule.

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Ticket Offer: £8 tickets for Winterreise at Tristan Bates Theatre by A Younger Theatre

What happens when you take the song cycles of Schubert, throw in some live operatic singing, and add puppet? Well you’ll just have to find out by getting yourself to see Winterreise at…

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Tituss Burgess, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Marty Thomas, Carrie Manolakos Set for Free Broadway Sessions Holiday Concert by Andrew Gans

Broadway Sessions with Ben D, the weekly musical theatre-themed evening at The Midtown Theater at the Ha! Comedy Club, will continue Dec. 15.

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Louis offers all you need to know by Adam Thurman

Comedian Louis CK on how he got the authority and freedom to due his well respected sitcom: "I got it by demanding it and refusing to do the show any other way at all and by having the lever…

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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TT: The sound of Pops

Sean Prpick, a producer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, came to my apartment earlier this year to interview me at...

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The Rude Mechs’ “Method Gun” Latest Addition to OtB.tv by Jeremy M. Barker

The Austin-based company's lauded exploration of artistic authenticity is the latest edition to the website's catalogue of high-quality video

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Say Goodnight Gracie Will End Off-Broadway Run in January; Tour to Follow by Andrew Gans

Say Goodnight Gracie, penned by Tony and Emmy Award-winning writer Rupert Holmes and staged by William I. Franzblau, will play its final performance at Off-Broadway’s St. Luke’s …

Linked From Playbill at 09:53AM

Terence Blanchard, John Mayer, Bonnie Raitt, et al. Set for New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival by Brian Scott Lipton

Jazz trumpeter and Broadway composer Terence Blanchard will be among the performers at this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, to be held April 27-May 6. Among the many oth…

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Tituss Burgess, Nikka Graff Lanzarone Lead B'way Sessions Holiday Concert by BroadwayWorld

BROADWAY SESSIONS will offer its 4th Annual Holiday Concert on December 15th at 1100pm doors open 1030pm THE MIDTOWN THEATRE at the HA Comedy Club 163 West 46th Street Between 6th amp 7th A…

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LSYSISTRATA JONES Opens on Broadway Tonight! by BroadwayWorld

Lysistrata Jones began preview performances Saturday, November 12th at the Walter Kerr Theatre and opens officially tonight, December 14, 2011. Written by Tony nominee Douglas Carter Beane a…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:44AM

An early look at 'Rock of Ages,' with Alec Baldwin, Tom Cruise by David Ng

"Rock of Ages," the new movie based on the hit Broadway musical, promises a blast of 80s nostalgia in the form of hair-metal band favorites by Journey, Pat Benatar, Styx, Twisted Sister, Bon…

Linked From Los Angeles Times at 09:39AM

Joel Grey, Kate Baldwin, Heidi Blickenstaff, Tituss Burgess Featured on Robert Creighton's Debut Solo CD by Andrew Gans

Robert Creighton, who currently plays the Purser in the Tony-winning revival of Anything Goes, will release his debut solo recording in February 2012.

Linked From Playbill at 09:37AM

George Clooney to Appear in Benefit Reading of Dustin Lance Black's Play 8 by Andy Propst

Oscar winner George Clooney will appear in a benefit reading of Dustin Lance Black's 8, to be offered at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre on March 3, according to a report in the Los Angeles …

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:36AM

Glenn Close, Viola Davis, Jessica Lange, Meryl Streep, et al. Among SAG Award Nominees by Brian Scott Lipton

Nominations have been announced for the 18th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, which will be handed out January 29 in Los Angeles and aired live on TNT and TBS. Stage veterans nominated fo…

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:36AM

Fuse Silent Film Feature: Soviet Masterpiece “Battleship Potemkin” Steams into Town with a New Score by Bill Marx

As the Occupy and Tea Party movements attest, this is a time in America of social action and political upheaval -– not to the degree that we see in "Battleship Potemkin," but significant n…

Linked From The Arts Fuse at 09:29AM

Fantasia Barrino Gives Birth to Son by Brian Scott Lipton

Grammy Award winner Fantasia Barrino has has given birth to a baby boy, Dallas Xavier Barrino, according to People.com. The singer and actress already has a 10-year-old daughter, Zion. She …

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:15AM

George Clooney to Lead Dustin Lance Black's '8' in LA, Mar. 2012 by BroadwayWorld

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed this morning that George Clooney will lead Dustin Lance Black's Prop 8 play, 8 in the show's LA premiere at the Wilshire Ebell Theatre on March 3, 2012. …

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:15AM

Blog: Jo Caird: A Theatre Experience Like No Other

In July 2009 I reviewed a show called Mincemeat for this website. It impressed me so much that I gave it a five-star write-up and immediately signed up to support the inspiring work that the…

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The Myths We Need – Or – How to Begin by Sarah Taylor Ellis

The Myths We Need – Or – How to Begin: Review for Stage & Cinema

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PHOTO FLASH: Drake Bell, Damian McGinty, Lindsay Pearce Join Erich Bergen at The Coterie by Andy Propst

Drake Bell, Damian McGinty, and Lindsay Pearce joined Erich Bergen for his new show, A Holiday Party, at The Coterie at the Hollywood Renaissance Hotel on Monday, December 12. American I…

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:02AM

Steven Weber Set to Appear in TV Land's HOT IN CLEVELAND by BroadwayWorld

According to TVLine.com, actor Steven Weber is set to appear in an upcoming episode of TV Land's new hit comedy 'Hot in Cleveland'. The actor will play the role of the former fiance of Jane…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:02AM
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Upcoming: Reza Abdoh, John Osborne, Camille O’Sullivan by George Hunka

A few upcoming events to consider for your calendar: Next Monday, 19 December, the Martin E. Segal Theatre Center offers an all-day symposium called “The Legacy of Reza Abdoh,” t…

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Jon Fletcher, Larry Gatlin, William Michals Set for December 15 Broadawy Hootenanny by Andy Propst

Jon Fletcher, Larry Gatlin and William Michals will headline the December 15 edition of The Broadway Hootenanny, the new weekly show to be offered at Feinstein's at Loews Regency on Th…

Linked From TheaterMania at 08:50AM

Stage Door’s I Love A Piano Is Very, Very Familiar Berlin Revue by Bill Hirschman

With such irresistible raw material as the Irving Berlin songbook, Broward Stage Door’s production of I Love a Piano can’t help but be mildly entertaining and this edition finally emits …

Linked From Florida Theater On Stage at 08:50AM

Rob Ford urged to stop funding Sony Centre by Martin Knelman

The city should find a way to unload the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts and stop subsidizing its operations to the tune of more than $1 million a year.

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'A Christmas Carol' in Princeton by Peter Filichia

The show returns to McCarter Theatre Center with familiar and new faces.

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I Interview Artistic Directors Part 4: Russ Tutterow by Adam

Russ Tutterow Hometown: Straughn, Indiana Current Town: Chicago Q:  Tell me about Chicago Dramatists. A:  Chicago Dramatists is a producing theatre and playwrights' workshop. …

Linked From ADAM SZYMKOWICZ at 08:20AM

Hairspray by Jayne Blanchard

It takes a tough man to be a tender drag queen. And local television and radio personality Robert Aubry Davis does Edna Turnblad’s cha-cha heels and bazooka-sized bra proud in Signature Th…

Linked From DC Theatre Scene at 08:08AM
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Noel Coward's romantic comedy is holiday fare at Lantern Theater by Ruth Rovner

For its current holiday production, the Lantern Theatre is presenting Noel Coward’s l930 romantic comedy, “Private Lives.” It opens tonight (Dec. 14) and continues through Dec. 31.

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Broadway Grows Up

Ralph Gardner Jr. joins 1,000 schoolchildren for a behind the scenes look at all the moving parts of a Broadway show at "Creating the Magic: Billy Elliot."

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Blue Man Group: Comedy meets visual spectacle

Faking spontaneity is a lot tougher than faking sincerity, but Blue Man Group has it down to an art form.

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Wise Men with Latin accent at Lincoln Ctr by Graciela Berger Wegsman

When director John Sheehan was looking for inspiration for a new production of the opera “Amahl and the Night Visitors” at Lincoln Center, he found it in East Harlem, at El Museo del Bar…

Linked From New York Daily News at 07:56AM

George Clooney joins L.A. cast of Prop. 8 play by David Ng

George Clooney is throwing his considerable star power behind the fight against Prop. 8 by signing on to appear in a reading of the play "8" in Los Angeles. The play, by Oscar-winning scree…

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George Clooney joins L.A. cast of Prop. 8 play

George Clooney is throwing his considerable star power behind the fight against Prop. 8 by signing on to appear in a reading of the play "8" in Los Angeles. George Clooney is throwing his c…

Linked From Los Angeles Times at 07:56AM

NJ Stage bits: Beach Haven’s Surflight Theatre ready for new season by Peter Filichia

Peter Filichia lets us know what's going on where

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Bobby Cronin and Friends 12/19/11 by Adaumbelle

Come celebrate the holidays with award winning composer/lyricist and fellow "Adaumbelle's Quest" participant Bobby Cronin and some of his talented friends in a fun and laid-back holiday conc…

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'Eddie Coyle' gunning for stage stardom by Jenna Scherer

The Boston crime scene has spent the past decade shaking Hollywood by the scruff of its neck. But even with all...

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BWW's On This Day - December 14, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 14 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 07:44AM

Stars of Vaudeville #403: Herschel Henlere by Trav S.D.

  Herschel Henlere (born this day in 1890) wrote songs (such as the famous one above), was an accompanist for the likes of Anna Held and others, and had his own big time novelty piano act …

Linked From Trav S.D. at 07:42AM

Morey Amsterdam by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Morey Amsterdam (full bio here). In honor of the day, we present a clip from the short lived 1950 show the Morey Amsterdam Show featuring Art Carney: To find out mor…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 07:42AM

Spike Jones by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Spike Jones (see full bio here). Now, here’s Spike’s band performing that television variety perennial “The Sabre Dance” To find out more abo…

Linked From Trav S.D. at 07:42AM

Workshop Theater Company to Revive The Navigator by Robby Ritacco

WorkShop Theater Company will revive their award-winning production of Eddie Antar's The Navigator, February 9-March 3. The production will be directed by Leslie Kincaid Burby. The pie…

Linked From TheaterMania at 07:37AM

Say Goodnight Gracie to Kick Off National Tour in Orlando by Bethany Rickwald

Say Goodnight Gracie will launch a national tour at Orlando's Abbey Theatre on January 11. Written by Rupert Holmes, Say Goodnight Gracie takes audiences on a tour through an American…

Linked From TheaterMania at 07:29AM

Cast Announced for Merrimack Repertory Theatre's Voice of the Turtle by Bethany Rickwald

Merrimack Repertory Theatre will present John Van Druten's The Voice of the Turtle, January 5-29. Carl Forsman will direct. The play is a romantic comedy about single life and sexual y…

Linked From TheaterMania at 07:29AM

New team make stage 'Leap'

Legit News: Musical targets Broadway in fall 2012 -- The tuner version of 1992 Paramount film "Leap of Faith" is targeting a fall 2012 run on Broadway under a new creative team that includes…

Linked From Variety at 07:29AM

1st Night Photos: Posner Revives Noises Off at Old Vic

Lindsay Posner's Christmas revival of Michael Frayn's multi-award winning 1982 comedy Noises Off opened last night (13 December, previews from 3 December 2011) at the Old Vic. The productio…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 07:08AM

NY Review: 'Lysistrata Jones' by David Sheward

This nifty little musical update of Aristophanes' classic comedy makes the leap from off Broadway to on without missing a funky step. It's a sassy, sexy, funny treat.

Linked From Backstage at 07:00AM
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Spoiler Alert: Everybody Dies by Andrew Lapin

Those who think of Chicago-based improv troupe The Second City as nothing but overpriced comedy workshops and “Saturday Night Live” auditions will be in for a strange awakening when they…

Linked From DC Theatre Scene at 06:50AM

You, Nero by Hunter Styles

A few times every season, assertions mount that there seem to be no more original story ideas out there. With Hollywood beginning production on the sixth Fast and Furious movie, it’s tempt…

Linked From DC Theatre Scene at 06:29AM

The Bollywood Trip, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre (1/5)

The Bollywood Trip is a Danish musical about a self-proclaimed Bollywood star who transforms the lives of inmates and uptight staff in a Copenhagen psychiatric unit. It is every bit as awkwa…

Linked From The Independent at 06:15AM

Noises Off, Old Vic, London (4/5)

There has never been a more brilliantly conceived machine for generating helpless audience laughter than Michael Frayn's 1982 classic Noises Off, which revived now by Lindsay Posner as a del…

Linked From The Independent at 06:15AM

I Believe... by Don Hall

...that the term "redistribution of wealth" was invented by the wealthy and thus is immediately suspect....that anyone in public office that is vehemently against an agency called the "Consu…

Linked From Don Hall at 06:14AM
Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Foxfinder by John Morrison

Foxes, like them or loathe them, are plentiful. Exciting new plays are harder to find, though the tiny Finborough Theatre in Earls Court is always a good place to start looking. Foxfinder by…

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Review: A Christmas Carol ****

Simon Callow starring in a one-man performance of A Christmas Carol is a premise that could invite some uncertainty. The story is one we perhaps know too well, and Callow is known for an e…

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Review: Noises Off ****

Short of natural disaster or nuclear holocaust, nothing can derail Michael Frayn’s masterclass in farce. Noises Off is so fine-tuned that, even just short of its absolute finest form, …

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Stick Fly by Carey Purcell

Spending a long weekend with family can be described as many ways. Frightening, inspiring, boring, exciting and predictable are just a few choice words to characterize such a situation. Stic…

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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History Repeats Itself…Wait, Didn’t I Just Use This Post Title? by Joe Patti

You may have read Kurt Andersen recent piece in Vanity Fair noting that fashion, art, design and culture in general hasn’t really changed much in the last twenty years. Or maybe like m…

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Slam Dunk! Basketball Musical Comedy Lysistrata Jones Opens on Broadway by Broadway.com

It's game time for Patti Murin, Josh Segarra and the cast of Lysistrata Jones as the new musical is set to officially open December 14 at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre. Directed by …

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St. Louis Symphony Orchestra musicians teach area students

Adopt-a-School program gets second-graders at Airport Elementary in tune. 

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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3 comedies on PG London trip

The Post-Gazette's early spring Critic's Choice theater tour to London, a tradition of more than two decades, will fly March 4-11, just in time for London's early daffodils and magnolias.

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Tony Winner Cynthia Nixon and the Stars of Wit Meet the Press by Broadway.com

Tony Award winner Cynthia Nixon is readying to play a brilliant poetry professor facing cancer in Margaret Edson’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Wit. The actress, who will shav…

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From Chicago, a comedy collective second to none by Peter Marks

Whether they are crooning a love ballad to Chipotle’s burritos or asking the essential cosmic questions, such as “How come all the addicts on ‘Intervention’ have better apartments th…

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Rockettes wrap up audience in a 3-D spectacular

NEW YORK -- This year, Radio City Music Hall has a new way of putting the spectacle in its Christmas Spectacular. The venerable institution unveiled an updated version of its 79-year-old pro…

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UNLOCK THE VAULT: Dec. 14, A Play By Any Other Name by Robert Viagas

In celebration of Playbill’s new site, Playbill Vault, we offer a month-long theatrical treasure hunt! Playbill Vault offers an interactive treasure trove for theatre fans, students, a…

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Mary Poppins Star Ashley Brown Joins the Holiday Pops! Beginning Dec. 14 by Michael Gioia

Ashley Brown, who originated the title role in Broadway's Mary Poppins, joins Peter Nero and the Philly Pops in Holiday Pops!, beginning Dec. 14 in Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center.

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Barbara Walters' "10 Most Fascinating People of the Year," Featuring Jesse Tyler Ferguson and More, Airs Dec. 14 by Michael Gioia

Stage and screen actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson, his "Modern Family" co-star Eric Stonestreet and former "American Idol" judge Simon Cowell are featured on this year's &q…

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A Christmas Story, The Musical! Is Unwrapped in Chicago Dec. 14 by Adam Hetrick

A Christmas Story, The Musical!, which launched a five-city U.S. tour in November, arrives at the Chicago Theatre Dec. 14 for the final stop of its 2011 engagement. A future New York life is…

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Pre-Sale for Nice Work If You Can Get It Tickets Begins Dec. 14 by Kenneth Jones

An American Express pre-sale for the new Gershwin musical Nice Work If You Can Get It begins on Dec. 14. The Broadway musical directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshal…

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Lysistrata Jones, the Gum-in-Cheek Pop Musical That Borrows From Ancient Greece, Opens on Broadway by Kenneth Jones

Basketball. Cheerleaders. Sex. Show tunes. The stately Walter Kerr Theatre is the home court for all of that in the new Broadway musical comedy Lysistrata Jones, opening Dec. 14 following pr…

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George Balanchine's The Nutcracker Airs on PBS Dec. 14 by Andrew Gans

The "Live From Lincoln Center" premiere of the New York City Ballet favorite, George Balanchine's The Nutcracker, airs on PBS Dec. 14.

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Peter Pan, With Cathy Rigby Flying High, Opens in NYC Dec. 14 by Kenneth Jones

After swearing she was retiring her green tights for good, Cathy Rigby flies back to New York City in her Tony Award-nominated role as Peter Pan Dec. 14-30 at The Theater at Madison Square G…

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THE LEADING MEN: The Men of Godspell — Two Sides of Wallace Smith: John and Judas by Michael Gioia

The Playbill Leading Men columns this month focus on the disciples of Broadway's Godspell. Wallace Smith chats about his handful of Broadway credits, his aspirations as a songwriter and …

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Gay Marriage and the Theatre: Standing on Ceremony Offers Laughter and Tears by Harry Haun

Standing on Ceremony's panoply of talent tackles marriage equality in a collection of short plays.

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Just horsing around by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Though “Farm Boy” is being promoted as the sequel to “War Horse,” it feels more like a gentle epilogue.Those curious about the fate of the horse Joey and his human friend, Albert, af…

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What's the Best of 2011? by Michael Block

It's been an exciting year in theater all over NYC! Did you have a show that moved you tears? A show that brought you excitement that you couldn't stop smiling for days? Maybe even a show th…

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CPC's Video of The Week, December 14, 2011 by The Charlebois Post

This last week the Canon Theatre in Toronto was renamed the Ed Mirvish Theatre - watch this mini-doc and you will understand why

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nytheatre.com review

Farm Boy: A Sequel to War Horse--Sort Of reviewed by Lynn Marie Macy

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3 Ghosts: A Steampunk Christmas Carol reviewed by Andrew Rothkin

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Public Lab's Titus Andronicus reviewed by Stan Richardson

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