Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Anything Goes - Anything Goes by Jonathan Jones

Anything Goes - Anything Goes (2011 Broadway Revival) From: BroadwayJLM Views: 183 3 ratings Time: 04:01 More in Entertainment

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Anything Goes - Blow Gabriel Blow by Jonathan Jones

Anything Goes - Blow Gabriel Blow 2011 Broadway Revival From: BroadwayJLM Views: 362 6 ratings Time: 04:39 More in Entertainment

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BWW TV: Scenes from Frank Wildhorn's TEARS OF HEAVEN in Korea! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Scenes from Frank Wildhorn's TEARS OF HEAVEN in Korea! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Frank Wildhorn's TEARS OF HEAVEN premiered on February 1, 2011 at the N…

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Best of 2011: #2 - Kin by Ludlow Lad

Bathsheba Doran's play KIN was a rich treat. The attention to detail was perfectly matched by Sam Gold's excellent production performed by a perfect ensemble. KIN unfolded across various l…

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BWW TV: Museum of the Moving Image Honors Alec Baldwin by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Museum of the Moving Image Honors Alec Baldwin http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Alec Baldwin was the 26th Honoree when the Museum of the Moving Image presented its Ann…

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Ouzounian: A dark past, a shining future by Richard Ouzounian

Meg Tilly survived a horrible childhood to go on and become famous in movies and stage and now she's poised for TV in Bomb Girls.

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'Catch Me' tunesmiths on whiplash pace

Legit News: Pair up for fast paced demands of TV

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Retirees want their entertainment

Legit News: Over-45 crowd less willing to cut spending on movies, concerts

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B'way lies low, preps for payday

Legit News: Week between holidays likely to be success

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Directors revived U.K. stage in 2011

Legit News: Theater veterans and newcomers re-invented old shows

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NBC bets the nest on 'Smash'

Legit News: Show makes a midseason premiere

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Stage Rush TV, Episode 87: The Best Broadway Moments of 2011 by Stage-Rush

Stage Rush TV, Episode 87: The Best Broadway Moments of 2011 Talking points: Louis Hobson shares Next to Normal memories in his Bonnie & Clyde dressing room Stage Rush's to…

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BWW TV: BWW Goes Inside EMMA at The Old Globe! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: BWW Goes Inside EMMA at The Old Globe! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Jane Austen's Emma- A Musical Romantic Comedy with Music, Lyrics and Book by Paul Gordon an…

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Review: Beautiful sound, bitter fury in American Idiot by Richard Ouzounian

Touring production of Green Day musical is a poignant portrait of a generation in despair, writes Richard Ouzounian.

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BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside BOOK OF MORMON Opening! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside BOOK OF MORMON Opening! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. THE BOOK OF MORMON opened in March 2011 at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre to RAVE re…

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Art spotlight: 'Edo Pop'

The graphic impact of Japanese prints.

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BWW TV: Gavin Creel Introduces...The First Broadway Cruise! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Gavin Creel Introduces...The First Broadway Cruise! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Next summer, after Tony Award adrenaline has subsided and before the excitement of…

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BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside PRISCILLA Opening Night! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Goes Inside PRISCILLA Opening Night! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Following smash hit productions in Australia, London and Toronto, PRISCILLA QUEEN O…

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BWW TV: Backstage at ANYTHING GOES With Adam Godley by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Backstage at ANYTHING GOES With Adam Godley http://broadwayworld.com for more information. In October 2011, BroadwayWorld checked in with the production to scope out the backstage s…

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BWW TV: Sally Struthers & Co. Talk ANNIE in LA! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Sally Struthers & Co. Talk ANNIE in LA! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. The sun came out in Thousand Oaks, CA in October 2011 as Cabrillo Music Theatre proudly op…

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An Eve of their own

We asked some New Year's Eve entertainers to talk about what they did on the last Dec. 31 they had off.

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BWW TV: John Tartaglia's IMAGINOCEAN! Video Blogs - Meet the Cast! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: John Tartaglia's IMAGINOCEAN! Video Blogs - Meet the Cast! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. In 2009, John Tartaglia, Philip Katz of Broadway Theatrical and veteran…

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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BWW TV: 2009 TONY MOMENTS - Alice Ripley by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: 2009 TONY MOMENTS - Alice Ripley http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Alice sat with us at BWW TV after winning a Tony Award in June 2009 to talk about the creative energy…

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BWW TV: 2009 TONY AWARDS Backstage Pass by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: 2009 TONY AWARDS Backstage Pass http://broadwayworld.com for more information. The American Theatre Wing's 63rd Annual Antoinette Perry "Tony"® Awards were held at…

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BWW TV: 2009 TONY MOMENTS - Karen Olivo by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: 2009 TONY MOMENTS - Karen Olivo http://www.broadwayworld.com/ for more information. BroadwayWorld sat down with Karen Olivo after her 2009 Tony Award win for 'Best Featured Actr…

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BWW TV: Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Bartha in ASUNCION - Performance Highlights! by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Bartha in ASUNCION - Performance Highlights! http://broadwayworld.com for more information. Rattlestick Playwrights Theater presented Asuncion, a new comedy …

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The 2011 Kennedy Center Honorees at the White House - YouTube by The White House

The 2011 Kennedy Center Honors were bestowed on five giants from the world of the arts -- not just for a single role or a certain performance, but for a lifetime of greatness. The recipients…

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Theater look ahead | Weird comedies, dark dramas and musicals with a twist

Think of Kansas City theater as a perpetual motion machine.

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The arts in 2012: theatre by Michael Billington

Michael Billington picks his highlights of the year aheadShe Stoops to ConquerKatherine Kelly, best known as Becky McDonald in Coronation Street, is one of a team of impressive young actors …

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2011: Schoolroom Fairies and a Cross-dressing Mezzo by David Nice

Two precisely imagined dream-visions bookend a cornucopia on the musical front. I’ll start with the deadly but save the apparently frivolous for the top slot. Christopher Alden’s pitiles…

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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The Year Ahead: Kevin Spacey in ‘Richard III’ at Brookyn Academy of Music by Ben Brantley, Charles Isherwood and Patrick Healy

A look at some of the theatrical offerings of 2012, including Kevin Spacey in “Richard III,” Audra McDonald and Norm Lewis in “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” and a revival of “Me…

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TT: A King full of aces

In today's Wall Street Journal drama column I review a Philadelphia show, the Walnut Street Theatre revival of The King...

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TT: Almanac

"Man must be sustained in suffering by a hope so high that no conflict with actuality can dash it--so high,...

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: Talib Kweli, Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Present the FELA! Cast in San Francisco by Stage Tube

Talib Kweli and Yasiin Bey better known as Mos Def recently shared the stage with FELA cast in San Francisco. Check out a video, via DDOTOMEN.com, by clicking below.

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Rose Pickering, Leading Light of Milwaukee Theatre Scene, Dies at 64 by Robert Simonson

Actress Rose Pickering, who, with her actor husband James, was a leading player in the Milwaukee theatre scene for nearly four decades, died Nov. 24. The cause was cancer. She was 64. Ms. Pi…

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LOVE STORY THE MUSICAL to Premiere at Walnut Street Theatre in 2012 by BroadwayWorld

Walnut Street Theatre, Americas oldest theatre and the State Theatre of Pennsylvania, has just announced its landmark 204th season of live entertainment and its 30th season as a not-for-prof…

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Photo Flash: Ron Bohmer and Erin Davie Lead The Rep's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE - Rehearsal Shots! by BroadwayWorld

Sunday in the Park with George opened Off-Broadway in 1983 with Mandy Patinkin and Bernadette Peters in the lead roles. Reportedly, after seeing the show, Leonard Bernstein wrote to his frie…

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A feel-good ‘Mark Twain and the Laughing River’

“Mark Twain and the Laughing River” was a big hit when it first opened in the mid-1990s at the Northlight Theatre in Evanston. It was a glorious show then, and now it’s aged like a fin…

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Speaking With . . . ‘Gomez Addams’

It’s hard out there for an Addams. Especially if you’re Gomez Addams — patriarch of the world-renowned Addams Family — and your daughter Wednesday is about to marry a nice, “normal…

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Exit 2011 by Alison Croggon

Was that 2011? I'm thinking of the Venerable Bede's story, in which one of King Edwin's thanes compares the life of a man (with the Anglo-Saxons it was always a man) to the swift flight of a…

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Looking at the List Part 1: Shows Opening on Broadway in Fall 2011

A guide to the shows coming to Broadway this fall and hoping for Tony Award nominations.

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St. Lou Fringe Festival to Debut June 2012 by Dan Bacalzo

The inaugural St. Lou Fringe Festival will be presented on the fringes of Grand Center, and in the Locust Business District during the last weekend of June 2012. In a statement, festival Ex…

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Broadway Dreams Foundation to Perform at Kimmel Cente's New Year's Day Celebration by Robby Ritacco

The Broadway Dreams Foundation will perform at the Kimmel Center's New Year's Day Celebration, the final event of the venue's Free at the Kimmel 10th anniversary celebration, …

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Susan Egan to Perform New Year's Eve Benefit Concert for Rose Center Theater by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award nominee Susan Egan will perform a benefit concert for Rose Center Theater in Westminster, CA on New Year's Eve, December 31 at 9pm, to be followed by a New Year's celebr…

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The Book of Mormon’s Parker and Stone interviewed tomorrow on NPR’s Fresh Air by Jim Byk

National Public Radio’s “Fresh Air,” hosted by Terry Gross, will run their interview with THE BOOK OF MORMON’s co-authors Trey Parker and Matt Stone on tomorrow’s show, Friday, Dec…

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CHINGLISH Celebrates 100th Performance with a Special January 5 Event and Announcements

The producers, cast and creative team of CHINGLISH are holding a special press conference event in Chinatown at 3:00 PM on January 5, 2012.

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway's 'Bess' and brightest for 2012

A new year means next to nothing on the theater calendar, which, like school, operates on a September-June cycle. I can squint and look way ahead to productions promised for next fall. (A re…

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Tom Hooper to Make LES MIS Movie Cast Sing Live by BroadwayWorld

Casting for the upcoming film adaptation of LES MISRABLES is just about complete, with Hugh Jackman taking on the role of Jean Valjean and Russell Crowe squaring off as Javert. Sacha Baron C…

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Davis Gaines, Lesli Margherita to Star in Musical Theatre West's Man of La Mancha by Dan Bacalzo

Davis Gaines and Lesli Margherita will co-star in Musical Theatre West's production of Man of La Mancha. Nick DeGruccio will direct the production, which will play Carpenter Performing …

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Pic of the Week: December 29, 2011 by Tony

Olivia Douglas and Riso Straley in Fucking Parasites Hope Y'all have a safe and Happy New Years Tags: Pic of the WeekParasites

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Anthony Manough, Jennifer Leigh Warren et al. Set for Lonesome Traveler at Laguna Playhouse by Dan Bacalzo

Rubicon Theatre has announced casting for Lonesome Traveler, to be presented in a concert-style production at the Laguna Playhouse, January 10-February 5. Written and directed by Rubicon&a…

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How to Succeed Cast Members Salute Broadway.com Star of the Year Daniel Radcliffe by Broadway.com

The cast of the hit revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying proved they can keep a secret when Broadway.com’s video team snuck backstage at the Al Hirschfeld Theatr…

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Congratulations, Daniel Radcliffe! Squigs Salutes Our Star of the Year With a Special Portrait by Broadway.com

Presidents get portraits in the White House, and theater stars get portraits from Broadway.com resident artist Justin 'Squigs' Robertson. In the case of Broadway.com's Star …

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Five Reasons Broadway.com Loves Star of the Year Daniel Radcliffe by Broadway.com

We already know that fans love How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying headliner Daniel Radcliffe: In addition to topping numerous polls since his arrival on Broadway as J. Pierrepo…

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STAGE TUBE: SYTYCD's Melinda Sullivan Tributes Ann Miller by Stage Tube

After the overwhelming response of their first collaboration TAP Single Ladies, Melinda Sullivan Glee, Dancing With the Stars, So You Think You Can Dance and Imagiland Productions have teame…

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Fans Name Daniel Radcliffe 2011 Broadway.com Star of the Year by Broadway.com

After weeks of online voting, Broadway.com readers have chosen Daniel Radcliffe 2011 Star of the Year. Radcliffe won the hearts of Broadway audiences for his charismatic musical debut perfor…

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Saycon Sengbloh Returns To FELA! For One Week in LA by BroadwayWorld

Saycon Sengbloh is set to reprise the powerful role of Sandra Iszadore in the landmark Tony Award winning Broadway musical, FELA, for a one week engagement at the Ahmanson Theatre Los Angele…

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Red-State Albee by Rob Weinert-Kendt

A block away from my sister's house in Valparaiso, Indiana, where, alas, I'll be just through the New Year. Otherwise I'd so be there.

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THE SCREENING ROOM: "So You Think You Can Dance" Contestant Melinda Sullivan Pays Tribute to Ann Miller (Video) by Michael Gioia

Former "So You Think You Can Dance" contestant Melinda Sullivan and Imagiland Productions have teamed up with producer George Wang to present "Shakin' The Blues Away,"…

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Highlights From Close Up Space Starring David Hyde Pierce

Tony Award winner David Hyde Pierce is harried book editor Paul Barrow in the world premiere of Molly Smith Metzler's new comedy Close Up Space at Manhattan Theatre Club's Ne…

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Photo Flash: Look at Broadway-Bound JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR by BroadwayWorld

The Stratford Shakespeare Festival's hit production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, directed by the Stratford Shakespeare Festival's Artistic Director Des McAnu…

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New productions, U.S. premieres to anticipate by Chris Jones

From outrageous European directors to Chicagoans whose work we've come to trust over the long haul, the winter theater season in Chicago offers a variety of attractions, including a notable …

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The Walker gets fresh

In a year of smart shows, the museum stood out by shaking off some of its pretensions.

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Raising a glass when the curtain falls

If you'd like a little theater to prop up your New Year's Eve celebration, here are some possibilities.

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Original Fela! Cast Member Saycon Sengbloh Will Return to Tony-Winning Musical in Los Angeles by Adam Hetrick

Original Fela! cast member Saycon Sengbloh will join the national tour of the Tony-winning musical at the Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre Jan. 1, 2012, for a limited, one-week en…

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Stephen Sachs’ play Bakersfield Mist
 optioned for London
, Broadway
 by Pauline Adamek

  Bakersfield Mist, the new play by Fountain Theatre co-artistic director Stephen Sachs, has been optioned by multiple Tony award-winning producer Sonia Friedman for productions in Lond…

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NY1 Theater Review: "Once"

The 2007 low-budget indie film "Once" is now a stage musical currently playing off-Broadway at The New York Theatre Workshop, and it was recently announced the show will reopen on …

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The Year In Review At Broadways Best Shows

From Broadway Openings to award season, exclusive contests to live events, 2011 brought Broadway's Best Shows (BBS) more than twenty-five Broadway productions and more memories than we could…

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UP ON THE MARQUEE: NEWSIES! by Jennifer Broski

As previously announced, Newsies will move to Broadway's Nederlander Theatre for a strictly limited 101 performance run following its critically-hailed run at Paper Mill Playhouse earlier th…

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO CALL: Josh Young and Paul Nolan in Broadway-Bound Jesus Christ Superstar by Joseph Marzullo

The La Jolla Playhouse engagement of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival's critically acclaimed (and Broadway-bound) production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Supe…

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Watch ‘Relatively Speaking’ Star Marlo Thomas on “The Today Show” Monday 1/2 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Tune in to watch RELATIVELY SPEAKING star Marlo Thomas on NBC’s “The Today Show” on Monday morning, January 2, in the 8:30am half hour to discuss her critically acclaimed return to Bro…

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My Picks: 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards by James Sims

A lot of quality films hit the big screen this past year, and many of them are captured in my Globe picks. We’ll see how these compare to the actual results on Sunday, January 15, 2012. Ho…

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Click! Nudity, Celebs, Mormon and Danny Burstein Top Our Most-Viewed Photo Ops of 2011 by Broadway.com

The very busy photographers of Broadway.com work night and day all year to capture everything that's going on in the world of theater, both onstage and off. As 2011 comes to an end, we a…

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Photo Flash: Here Come The IDIOTS! First Look at AMERICAN IDIOT Tour! by BroadwayWorld

AMERICAN IDIOT launched its First North American tour, as well as launch the Dancap 2012 Broadway Series, at the Toronto Centre for the Arts, with an official opening night tonight, December…

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Smash's Megan Hilty Hopes for Season Two in 2012 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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Click! Nudity, Celebs, Mormon and Danny Burstein Top the Our Most-Viewed Photo Ops of 2011 by Broadway.com

The very busy photographers of Broadway.com work night and day all year to capture everything that's going on in the world of theater, both onstage and off. As 2011 comes to an end, we a…

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Chinglish’s Stephen Pucci on His Early-Onset Wanderlust and Non-Traditional Path to Acting by Gemma Wilson

Age & Hometown: 29, Milton Keynes, UK Current role: Bridging gaps between American business and Chinese bureaucracy as bilingual business consultant Peter Timms, a.k.a. "Teacher …

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Double Tony Nods Were a Definite 2011 Highlight for Anything Goes Star Joel Grey 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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Ramin Karimloo to Perform UK Concert Tour by Dan Bacalzo

Ramin Karimloo will kick off a UK concert tour at the Royal Festival Hall on May 1, 2012, according to a report on WhatsOnStage.com. Karimloo is best known for playing the role of the Phant…

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Lonny Price to Direct New BONNIE & CLYDE Musical at Georgia's Aurora Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Though Bonnie amp Clyde closes on Broadway tomorrow, December 30, the story of the infamous duo will live on at Georgia's Aurora Theatre in 2012. Bonnie amp Clyde A Folktale has attracted an…

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RELATIVELY SPEAKING's Marlo Thomas Visits The Today Show 1/2 by BroadwayWorld

Tune in to watch RELATIVELY SPEAKING star Marlo Thomas on NBCs The Today Show on Monday morning, January 2, in the 800am half hour to discuss her critically acclaimed return to Broadway.

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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THE SCREENING ROOM: How to Succeed Fans Bid Farewell to Daniel Radcliffe and John Larroquette (Video) by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner John Larroquette and "Harry Potter" star Daniel Radcliffe will play their final performance in Broadway's How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Jan…

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Adrienne Arsht Center to Host 10th Anniversary of Teo Castellanos' NE 2nd Avenue by Robby Ritacco

Adrienne Arsht Center will present a 10th anniversary celebration of NE 2nd Avenue, the one-man play created and performed by Teo Castellanos, with a weekend of performances at the Carnival …

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Weekend Hot List

NEW YEAR'S EVE Dunham with dummies Big arena comedy show on New Year's Eve? That doesn't happen very often. Jeff Dunham gets the holiday off to a wild start when he brings his "Controlled Ch…

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STAGE TUBE: HOW TO SUCCEED Fans Say Goodbye to Daniel Radcliffe & John Larroquette by Stage Tube

Next up in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING is Darren Criss January 3, 2012 - January 22, 2012, followed by Nick Jonas January 24, 2012 - July 1, 2012. Beau Bridges will repl…

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Yip Harburg - Over The Rainbow - YouTube by Sublimestuff

After many requests, I am uploading this short clip which I use in teaching the basics of songwriting. It is a moving version of "Over The Rainbow" by the lyricist himself.

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What's Hot on Broadway January 2011 by The Broadway Channel

What's Hot on Broadway January 2011 WHAT'S HOT ON BROADWAY, hosted by Maribel Aber, takes you to the starry Broadway bash for the opening of ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER. We …

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New Theatre Initiative Moves From Arena Stage To Emerson College

The New York Times 12/29/11

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Off Broadway Jan 2012 by The Broadway Channel

Off Broadway Jan 2012 From: BroadwayChannel Views: 2 1 ratings Time: 02:27 More in Entertainment

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Memphis TV Commercial by Memphis The Musical

Memphis TV Commercial From: MemphisTheMusical Views: 5 0 ratings Time: 00:33 More in Entertainment

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Building Character: Jefferson Mays by Eric Grode

The Tony-winning actor plays a spy in “Blood and Gifts” Welcome to Building Character, TDF Stages’ ongoing series about how actors create their roles The first time we meet…

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Guest Picks: Kenneth Branagh

Kenneth Branaghwas on the Leonard Lopate Show recently to discuss his career as an actor and director -- and to discuss his role as Sir Laurence Olivier in the film, "My Week with Marilyn." …

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Patti and Mandy on Broadway by Sarah B. Roberts

Karigee and I saw An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin on Broadway last night.  Wow!   It's such a fun show!  It's gorgeous too, even or rather especially in i…

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Meet the Characters of NBC's Musical Drama "Smash" by Michael Gioia

"Smash," the upcoming NBC musical drama that offers an inside look at the creation of a Broadway musical, will hit television screens Feb. 6, 2012. Before the sitcom makes a "…

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STAGE TUBE: Backstage at LYSISTRATA JONES with Understudy Jared Zirilli! by Stage Tube

In Broadway's LYSISTRATA JONES, The Athens University basketball team hasn't won a game in 30 years. But when spunky transfer student Lysistrata Jones Patti Murrin dares the squad's fed-up g…

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PHOTO SPECIAL: The Playbill Covers of 2011 by Matthew Blank

To close out 2011, we offer a look back at the Playbill Covers for the 42 new productions to bow on Broadway this year.

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Keith Hamilton Cobb to Star in Pioneer Theater Company's Find and Sign by Robby Ritacco

Keith Hamilton Cobb -- best known for his TV roles in Andromeda, All My Children, and The Young and the Restless -- will lead the cast of The Pioneer Theater Company's production of Wen…

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A Play Inspired by Slain San Francisco Mayor Moscone by Jesse McKinley

“Ghost Light” is a new play inspired by the life of George Moscone, the mayor of San Francisco who was assassinated alongside Harvey Milk in 1978.

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Is Original Musical Theatre Dying or Are We Killing It? by Chris Luner

Original Musical Theatre. Something that appears so rarely anymore, or is that what we’re just being led to think? This is a discussion I’ve been meaning to bring up for a while …

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If Only I'd Known: Jim Nicola

Jim Nicola is the Artistic Director of New York Theatre Workshop, where IdeasTap member Natalie Ibu is currently completing a fellowship. Nicola spoke to Natalie about what he wishes he'd kn…

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Looking ahead to the fringe in early 2012

The city's storefront theater scene tends to bypass mainstream fare in favor of more wild and woolly affairs, in which experimental ideas can spring to life with the barest of budgets. Often…

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Sinatra — filtered by Twyla, Vegas

When Broadway shows get offers from Las Vegas casinos, the artists involved generally shrug, swallow hard, make some cuts to suit the demands of the notoriously perfidious Strip and look for…

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Bess Marie Glorioso: Production Stage Manager

Bess Marie Glorioso is a Production Stage Manager based in New York. Her credits include several Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, and she’s currently working on New York Theatre Workshop…

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FREUD'S LAST SESSION Announces New Winter Playing Schedule by BroadwayWorld

FREUD’S LAST SESSION, Off-Broadway’s hit play now in its second smash year, will add Wednesday matinees to the winter playing schedule beginning next week at New World Stages (340 West 5…

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Review: The Pirates of Penzance by David Finkle

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players' lively production plays an all-too-brief run at Symphony Space.

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The Big Interview: Meg Tilly poised for TV’s Bomb Girls by Richard Ouzounian

Meg Tilly survived a horrible childhood to go on and become famous in movies and stage.

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Happy New Year from the Music Division! by Bob Kosovsky

Happy New Year! Just as a new chick emerges from its shell, so does the new year come upon us. This polka was composed by Francis H. Brown (1818-1891), one of numerous and forgotten 19th-ce…

Linked From The New York Public Library at 12:47PM

THE SCREENING ROOM: Kennedy Center Honors Performance Featuring Patti LuPone, Glenn Close, Audra McDonald and More (Video) by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner Barbara Cook was honored at the 34th annual Kennedy Center Honors, which aired Dec. 27 on CBS.

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Happy New Year! 100 Broadway Stars Reveal Their Resolutions for 2012! by BroadwayWorld

As the clock ticks towards 2012, BroadwayWorld caught up with 100 of your Broadway favorites and industry supporters about their hopes for themselves and those they love in the new year.

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Happy New Year from Three Pianos and the A.R.T. by American Repertory Theater

Happy New Year from Three Pianos and the A.R.T. Happy New Year from Three Pianos and the A.R.T. Best wishes for all in 2012 From: amreptheatre Views: 10 0 ratings Time: 00:40 More in E…

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Ronald K. Brown Discusses Creating Dance for The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS

I think it was at breakfast with Diane Paulus and Diedre Murray, when they were talking about re-imagining this piece. I was fascinated by how to get the story in the characters bodies in a …

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State Department Launches Online Portal by Laurie Baskin

The State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) has launched Cultural Crossroads, an online network that will provide arts practitioners and managers a venue fo…

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What's Ahead At The Theater For 2012 by Frank Rizzo,

Sometimes in the throes of winter, you just have to have something to live for. In that desperate light-deprived spirit, …

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Steven Meerdink and Kevin Hansen Reunite On Stage for MMT's Story of My Life by Robby Ritacco

Minneapolis Musical Theatre has announced that co-founders Steven Meerdink and Kevin Hansen will be performing together on stage for the first time in six years in the two-person musical, Th…

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PHOTO CALL: Zayd Dohrn's Outside People at the Vineyard Theatre by Joseph Marzullo

The world premiere of Zayd Dohrn's dark comedy Outside People, starring Matthew Dellapina, Nelson Lee, Li Jun Li and Sonequa Martin-Green, began previews Dec. 21 at the Vineyard Theatre.

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The Unique Success Of "Wicked" (And Why)

Los Angeles Times 12/29/11

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Saycon Sengbloh to Reprise Broadway Role in Los Angeles Engagement of Fela! by Dan Bacalzo

Saycon Sengbloh, who originated the role of Sandra Iszadore in the Broadway production of the musical Fela!, will reprise her performance during the show's current national tour stop at…

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2011 in Review: 12 Best Theatre Experiences of the Year by JK

What a year of theatre it has been!  And how fun it has been to share it with you.  I've had the great opportunity to travel around the East Coast to see some great shows in some o…

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The Phantom of the Opera by The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera http://www.thephantomoftheopera.com Twelfth in a series of clips from the 2004 film version of The Phantom of the Performed by Emmy Rossum as Christine and Gerard …

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Hypnotik by Dan Bacalzo

New Stage Theatre Company's tiresome new play is loosely inspired by the stage clairvoyant Eric Jan Hanussen.

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Woody Allen, Michael Shannon, Jessica Castain Among Austin Film Critics Association Winners by Michael Gioia

The Austin Film Critics Association has announced the winners of its 2011 awards. Playwright Woody Allen, and actors Michael Shannon and Jessica Castain are among the recipients.

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The Mirror (Angel of Music) by The Phantom of the Opera

The Mirror (Angel of Music) http://www.thephantomoftheopera.com Eleventh in a series of clips from the 2004 film version of The Phantom of the Opera. Performed by Emmy Rossum as Christine …

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STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Fanny Garcia by Stage Tube

Fanny Garcia is a co-founder of East LA Rep and currently works as the company's Literary Manager. She has written several plays including PORTRAIT OF TEN WOMEN, which chronicles the lives o…

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PHOTO ARCHIVE: Wit, With Kathleen Chalfant, at MCC Theater in 1998 by Matthew Blank and Joseph Marzullo

Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Wit is set to make its Broadway debut in January with Manhattan Theatre Club. Playbill.com looks back at the first New York City production,…

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Lonny Price Will Direct Bonnie & Clyde Musical Satire by Hunter Foster and Rick Crom by Kenneth Jones

Broadway's Lonny Price will direct the new musical Bonnie & Clyde: A Folktale at Aurora Theatre in Georgia in late winter. The staging of the show by librettist Hunter Foster and com…

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Opening Night at Stick Fly on Broadway! - The Cort Theatre by Stick Fly

Opening Night at Stick Fly on Broadway! - The Cort Theatre Alicia Keys, Lydia Diamond, Kenny Leon and the cast of Stick Fly on Opening Night on Broadway! Tickets at http://www.stickflybroa…

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Satyadev Dubey, Playwright Who Modernized Hindi Theater, Dies at 75 by Haresh Pandya

Mr. Dubey revived the Hindi theater and enabled it to compete with the English-language theater that once dominated in India.

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The Great Ziegfeld Tonight! by Trav S.D.

Tonight at 8pm (Eastern) on TCM: The Great Ziegfeld (1936). In this heavily bowlderized account of the life of this notorious ladies man, William Powell plays Florenz Ziegfeld as just a shad…

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PHOTO ARCHIVE: Wit, With Kathleen Chalfant, at MCC Theater by Matthew Blank and Joseph Marzullo

Margaret Edson's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Wit is set to make its Broadway debut in January with Manhattan Theatre Club. Playbill.com looks back at the first New York City production,…

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Michael Ball's LOVE CHANGES EVERYTHING Album Gets January Release by BroadwayWorld

Michael Ball's latest album, 'Love Changes EverythingThe Collection' is due for a january 16 release in the UK. Featuring some of his best hits, the album will be released by Spectrum Audio…

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Tweeting the cultural apocalypse now - right now by Thomas Garvey

I know, I know. As is its wont, the Globe has once again attacked the performing arts in the name of "saving" them. It's hardly news that journalists are closet culture-haters, I suppose -…

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Jeffrey Carlson and Angelica Page Will Undergo Psycho Therapy Off-Broadway by Adam Hetrick

Jeffrey Carlson and Angelica Page will star in the world premiere of Frank Strausser's comedy Couples Therapy, which will have its first session Off-Broadway Jan. 19, 2012, at the Cherry…

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Cast Announced for John Jesurun's Stopped Bridge of Dreams at La MaMa by Dan Bacalzo

Casting has been announced for writer/director/designer John Jesurun's Stopped Bridge of Dreams, to receive it's world premiere at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, January 20-…

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My Top 10 Broadway Moments from 2011 by Ken Davenport

It's that time of year . . . for Champagne Toasts, New Year's Resolutions and Top 10 Lists! So here's mine! The following is a list of my top 10 Broadway Moments from the past drama-filled y…

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Celebrate “A Perfect Year” with Hugh Jackman by Tom Mizer

Pop your cork; we’re ringing in 2012 with Hugh Jackman. Watch this rare early clip of everyone’s favorite action hero/show queen in one of his earliest major stage performances, …

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Barry Manilow, "Grease" and More Set for Hollywood Bowl in 2012 by Andrew Gans

Initial details of the Hollywood Bowl's 2012 summer season have been announced.

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Jeffrey Carlson, Angelica Page et al. Set for Psycho Therapy Off-Broadway by Dan Bacalzo

Jeffrey Carlson, Jan Leslie Harding, Laurence Lau, and Angelica Page will star in the Off-Broadway production of Frank Strausser's Psycho Therapy, at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Alex Lippa…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/29 - Jude Law by Stage Tube

Today in 1972, Broadway veteran Jude Law was born. In 1995, Law starred in the National Theatre transfer of Broadway's Indiscretions at the Barrymore Theater. In May 2009, Law returned to t…

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Shuler Hensley Replaces Michael Arden for Engeman's Broadway Spectrum Concert by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award winner Shuler Hensley will step in for Michael Arden in the Engeman Theater's Broadway Spectrum concert on Jan. 21, 2012.

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Godpsell Cast Takes It "Day By Day" in the Recording Studio

Playbill found composer Stephen Schwartz in the studio leading the Broadway revival troupe of Godpsell in the recording of their cast album, complete with lyrical tweaks and new arrangements…

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LOVE NEVER DIES Canadian Tour in the Works? by BroadwayWorld

LOVE NEVER DIES, Andrew Lloyd Webber's spectacular follow-up musical to THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA willa rrive on DVD in the US on May 29, 2012, and according to the Sydney Morning Herald, th…

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Lesli Margherita Joins Davis Gaines in MTW's MAN OF LA MANCHA, Feb 10-26 by BroadwayWorld

Lesli Margherita, winner of London's Olivier Award for her performance in the West End production of ZORRO, will be joining Davis Gaines in Musical Theatre West's production of MAN OF LA MAN…

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Godspell Will Offer Special Performance to Benefit Actors Fund by Andrew Gans

The first Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's Godspell will offer a special performance next month to benefit the Actors Fund.

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Fanny Garcia FINAL RevGFX H264 BestQuality 1280x720 by Theatre Communications Group

Fanny Garcia FINAL RevGFX H264 BestQuality 1280x720 From: IAmTheatre Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 01:39 More in Nonprofits & Activism

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Macbeth Is Absurdist Comedy Tailored To Mad Cat Fans’ Taste by Bill Hirschman

Mad Cat Theatre Company is quite right to warn that their new production of Macbeth & the Monster is not children’s theater, although children may enjoy the nonsensical anarchy of thi…

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Awesome Person Thursday: Cynthia Hopkins by Michael Roderick

This week's awesome person comes to us by way of designer Jeff Sugg. Take it away Jeff! I started working with Cynthia Hopkins in 1997 and as long as I've known her she has been tackling dif…

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Anita Gillette Will Recall Ethel Merman, David Merrick, Gower Champion in New Cabaret Act by Andrew Gans

Tony-nominated singer-actress Anita Gillette will present her new, autobiographical one-woman show, After All, Jan. 30, 2012, at Birdland.

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STAGE TUBE: Sutton Foster, Glenn Close, Patti LuPone & More Honor Barbara Cook at Kennedy Center Honors - The Musical Tribute! by Stage Tube

Artists, friends and peers of this year's five Kennedy Center honorees converged in Washington, D.C., on December 4 to present entertaining and heartfelt tributes at the 34th Annual Kennedy …

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Lesli Margherita Joins MTW's MAN OF LA MANCHA by BroadwayWorld

Paul Garman, Executive DirectorProducer, and Steven Glaudini, Artistic Director, announce that Lesli Margherita, winner of London's Olivier Award for her performance in the West End producti…

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George Hamilton loves his 'Cage'

Actor steps outside of his typecast tan to star in a touring production of “La Cage Aux Folles” at the Fox.

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PHOTO FLASH: Recording Session for Elizabeth Swados' The La MaMa Cantata by Dan Bacalzo

The cast album for Elizabeth Swados' The La MaMa Cantata was recorded on Wednesday, December 28. Kris Kukul served as musical director. The work is a musical depiction of the life and …

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To Tweet or Not to Tweet by Don Hall

One of the strange but true controversies in the theater world that surfaced in 2011 was the issue of smartphones in the dedicated, austere performance halls of the Lady Theater.  It is…

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Michael Ball Recording, "Love Changes Everything: The Collection," Due in January by Andrew Gans

Olivier winner Michael Ball's latest recording, which is entitled "Love Changes Everything: The Collection," will be released in the U.K. Jan. 16, 2012, by Spectrum Audio.

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From the Elf King notebook: The Undertaking by George Hunka

In an early note for my play The Elf King I wrote, “Ritualistic remembrance may be the overarching form of the play” and “This play is not about hope. It is about how to li…

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In Conversation With... Joe Mantello by American Theatre Wing and SDCF

Directors rarely get the opportunity to spend time and share ideas in a room with other directors. This new one-on-one conversation series was conceived by director Thomas Kail to give himse…

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PHOTO FLASH: Neil Patrick Harris Visits Cirque du Soleil's Iris by Dan Bacalzo

Emmy Award winner and Broadway veteran Neil Patrick Harris attended Cirque du Soleil's Iris, A Journey Through the World of Cinema, at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles, on Tuesday, Dece…

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Olivier Winner Lesli Margherita and Davis Gaines Will Star in Man of La Mancha by Andrew Gans

Lesli Margherita, who won an Olivier Award for creating the role of Inez in the West End production of Zorro The Musical, will be Aldonza opposite the Don Quixote of Davis Gaines (The Phanto…

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Gallery: a sneak peek of Times Square's 2012 New Year's Eve Ball by Raymond Wong

Each year, the ball changes ever so slightly — so little that most people wouldn't even notice a difference. I braved torrential rains into the heart of New York City to see what those alt…

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Seven days on stage: 2011 special – in pictures by Mike Figgis, John Logan

Alistair Smith: Our end-of-year '12 months in 12 pictures' roundup takes you all the way from Anna Nicole: the opera to the autumn awards season, via those culture cuts, an RSC resurgence an…

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Lonny Price to Direct Hunter Foster and Rick Crom's Bonnie & Clyde Musical by Dan Bacalzo

Tony nominee and Emmy Award winner Lonny Price will direct the new musical, Bonnie & Clyde: A Folktale, featuring book by Hunter Foster and music & lyrics by Rick Crom, at the Aurora…

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Feature: TheaterMania Guide to New York City Acting Schools by Ryan Chavis

A look at 15 exceptional acting studios, with plenty to offer the aspiring beginner or seasoned professional.

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Buddying Up To 'Follies' Star Danny Burstein

This week on Fresh Air, we're marking the year's end by revisiting some of the most memorable conversations we've had in 2011. This interview was originally broadcast on November 28, 2011. …

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Fuse Film Review: Of Sex and “Shame” by Arts Fuse Editor

Director Steve McQueen’s skillful exploration of troubled human behavior and his use of New York as a psychological landscape make "Shame" off-putting to watch, while at the same time it d…

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Buddying Up To 'Follies' Star Danny Burstein

Burstein has played a wide range of roles, from casino owner Lolly Steinman in HBO's Boardwalk Empire, to his current role as Buddy Plummer in the Broadway revival of Follies. He talks about…

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Poll: 'Anything Goes' or 'Follies' Better Broadway Revival?

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BWW's On This Day - December 29, 2011

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 29 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg (Royal Opera) by Robert Walport

There's a lingering feeling in Graham Vick's extremely pleasant production that many of the most interesting aspects of Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg" are being papered over. Much…

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Broadway's New Year's 2012 Performance Schedule

Broadway Sign © Archives We're in the home stretch of the 2011 holiday season, and that means more changes to the regular Broadway performance schedules. Before you head off to the …

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The Artist by Trav S.D.

I made my first silent films in 1984 (on actual film) and have made several forays into the form over the ensuing decades — a new batch is in the works in conjunction with my new book …

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Donna Hanover Joins Cast of Broadway’s ‘The Best Man’ by David Rogers

Former First Lady of New York Donna Hanover will make her Broadway debut when she joins the revival of “Gore Vidal’s The Best Man” later this spring. As a case of art imitating life, t…

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'Shape of a Man' combines art, poetry

Mad Art Gallery will be the scene of a group art show and a poetry reading by Chris King, author of the new chapbook "The Shape of a Man."

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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NY Review: 'The Pirates of Penzance' by Karl Levett

Under the ever-enterprising Albert Bergeret, New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players delivers a cheery account of this classic comic operetta, strong on song and good-natured humor.

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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The Problem With Political Theatre Today

The Independent (UK) 12/28/11

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Thursday, December 29, 2011 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Merce’s last dance by Leigh Witchel

A 58-year journey is coming to an end. From now through New Year’s Eve, the Merce Cunningham Dance Company will take its final bows — your last chance to see the modern-dance great’s w…

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Diagnosis: ‘Hypnotik’ DOA by Elisabeth Vincentelli

Visually speaking, “Hypnotik: The Seer Will Doctor You Now” certainly catches our attention. The off-off-Broadway show takes place in a late 1920s/early 1930s nightclub called the Palace…

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Review: The Addams Family (Broadway in Chicago) by Scotty Zacher

Returning for a do-over, *The Addams Family* 2.0 is stronger and funnier than its pre-Broadway tryout a few years back. Recommended.

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UNLOCK THE VAULT: Dec. 29, Broadway's Disco Baby 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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IN MEMORIAM: Playbill.com Remembers Those We Lost in 2011 by Robert Simonson

Dramatists Arthur Laurents, Romulus Linney and Lanford Wilson, producer Ellen Stewart, actor Tom Aldredge and his costume-designer wife Theoni V. Aldredge were among theatre people who left …

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Kerry O'Malley, Morgan James Offer a Broadway Hootenanny Dec. 29 by Andrew Gans

Scott Siegel's Broadway Hootenanny concert series continues Dec. 29 at Feinstein's at Loews Regency in Manhattan.

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CPC's Picture of the Year, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

A profoundly beautiful photo - one of those moments when actor and photographer- DAVID COOPER - unite to tell a story. Well-lit, well-coloured,well-posed (without looking posed).Dennis …

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No Script? No Problem. Part II by The Charlebois Post

Montreal Improv: l-r Bryan Walsh, Kirsten Rasmussen, François Vincent, Marc Rowland (photo credit: Jeremy Bobrow)Why do improv?(part II of a series)Those times of divine inspiration where a…

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Flights of fancy and leaps of faith: Dance in 2011 by Paula Citron

Globe and Mail dance critic Paula Citron looks back on a year of overhead choreography, underwhelming legends and sexy takes on classic traditions

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