Monday, January 23, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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"Mamma Mia"s Louise Pitre Is Goodspeed's "Mame" by Frank Rizzo

Mamma, mia! Goodspeed Musicals got its Mame.

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Watch Kristin Chenoweth Sing the National Anthem at the Giants vs. 49ers Game by Broadway.com

With her golden locks and her bright disposition, Kristin Chenoweth can turn any drab Sunday into a sunshiny day. The Tony Award winner gave a glowing rendition of the “The Star Spangl…

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This Week on Broadway for January 23, 2012: Porgy Knows Bess by James Marino

Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere and James Marino discuss the opening of Porgy and Bess, Boeing-Boeing at Paper Mill, The Road to Mecca, Picture Box, and Follies closing with a financial …

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This Week on Broadway for January 23, 2012: Porgy Knows Bess by James Marino

Notes and links for the podcast. Panel: Peter Filichia | peter@broadwayradio.com | Facebook Broadway Musical MVPs, 1960-2010: The Most Valuable Players of the Past 50 Seasons, is n…

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‘Strange Dear, But True Dear’ : “Kiss Me Kate” Is A DVD To Fall ‘So In Love’ With by Leo Buck

Whoever said ‘They just don’t make ‘em like that anymore’ could easily be describing the 1958 TV adaptation of  Cole Porter‘s classic musical, “Kiss Me Kate”. Starring the leg…

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Review: Boeing-Boeingat curtainup.com/ new jersey by Simon Saltzman

This British adaptation of Marc Camoletti’s 1962 French farce is well served by this production . . .

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Review: Gob Squad Kitchen at curtainup.com by Deirdre Donovan

The Gob Squad returns to the Public for a beyond the Under the Radar Festival run

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater review: "The Whale" a drama of gigantic proportions by Ray Mark Rinaldi

It's hard to tell who to like and who to pity in Samuel Hunter's enjoyably tragic "The Whale," a new production from the Denver Center Theatre Company.

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Cynthia Nixon Talks WIT on Tomorrow's Live! With Kelly by BroadwayWorld

Cynthia Nixon, who is currently appearing as Vivian Bearing in the Manhattan Theatre Club Broadway premiere of WIT, will be a guest on Live with Kelly tomorrow, Tuesday, January 24. Live wit…

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ANYTHING GOES, SISTER ACT & More to Perform for Intrepid Museum Kids Week by BroadwayWorld

Some of the best shows on Broadway will put on special Kids Week performances for children who are on winter break on Tuesday, February 21st from 1200 PM 200 PM at the Intrepid Sea, Air amp…

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Review: Caroline, or Change a wonderful production of a perplexing play by Richard Ouzounian

Caroline, or Change, the co-production between Acting Up Stage Company and Obsidian Theatre Company, is tantalizingly elusive: a stunning production of a flawed show.

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Theater Review | 'Gob Squad’s Kitchen (You’ve Never Had It So Good)': ‘Gob Squad’s Kitchen,’ Inspired by Warhol, at Public Theater by Charles Isherwood

“Gob Squad’s Kitchen (You’ve Never Had It So Good)” at the Public Theater is loosely inspired by Andy Warhol’s Factory.

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GOB SQUAD'S KITCHEN: (YOU NEVER HAD IT SO GOOD) - Talkin' Broadway's Review by Matthew Murray

"The richest magic of the show comes from the components that are assembled, reassembled, and upended in increasingly unpredictable ways."

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"Little Murders" American Century Theater by Susan Berlin

Feiffer's play raises the question of the appropriate way to cope with an intolerable situation: are the only choices to ignore the despair of other people or to become as amoral and violent…

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"Proof" at Walnut Street by Tim Dunleavy

"Proof," David Auburn's smart and accessible play about genius and its repercussions, is receiving a top notch production at the Walnut Street Theatre's Independence Studio on 3. I

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"The Two Gentlemen of Verona" in D.C. by Susan Berlin

Director PJ Paparelli has brought it to life for Washington's Shakespeare Theatre Company by emphasizing the youth of its characters and the fact that the journey to maturity hasn't changed …

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Review: Gob Squad's Kitchen by Chris Kompanek

The UK/German theater group's intended recreation of Andy Warhol's 1965 film is the first can't miss show of the season.

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Review: Stopped Bridge of Dreams by David Finkle

John Jesurun's multimedia work may be more effective online than in the theater.

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Puzzles: 3 Shows Coming Soon! by JK

Here are three puzzles to enjoy during the dreary days of mid-winter.  Three Broadway logos for three shows coming this spring, and all from different beginnings and all from a similar …

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Go Inside the ‘Ghost Light Sessions’ with Stars Caissie Levy, Richard Fleeshman & More by Broadway.com

As the musical adaptation of the supernatural love story Ghost preps for its Broadway bow at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, the cast and creative team kicked things off with a special …

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NY1 Online: On Stage [Complete Program] 01/21/12

NY1 VIDEO: Donna Karger hosts the January 21, 2012, 2011, edition of On Stage.

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Ben Stiller to Lead and Direct Scott Rudin-Produced Comedy for HBO by BroadwayWorld

Ben Stiller will star in and direct an HBO comedy being produced by Scott Rudin. The project, written by novelist Jonathan Safran Foer, revolves around the daily and life-altering dramas of …

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Anything Goes (2011 Broadway Revival) - "You're The Top" (LIVE @ The Rosie Show) by Sophia B. Puentes

Anything Goes (2011 Broadway Revival) - "You're The Top" (LIVE @ The Rosie Show) Sutton Foster and Colin Donnell , stars of the 2011 Broadway revival of 'Anything Goes'…

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - ANYTHING GOES' Sutton Foster and Colin Donnell Perform on THE ROSIE SHOW! by Stage Tube

Tony Award winner Sutton Foster and Tony and Academy Award winner Joel Grey will stop by for a special performance on this evening's show, which airs at 7pm on OWN. Get a sneak peek before t…

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NY Review: 'Gob Squad's Kitchen (You've Never Had It So Good)' by Andy Propst

This tribute to the work of Andy Warhol is a blend of live action, video, and improv that involves audience participation. Clever and fun, it's also woefully overextended.

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A Former Simon Stimson Examines Broad’s Our Town — and LATC by Don Shirley

David Cromer's  original vision of Our Town at Broad Stage offers a lot of surprises,  even from the balcony.  It expands the role of Simon Stimson in a way that LA STAGE Times' own ex-Si…

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Sutton Foster - Interview (The Rosie Show, 2012) by Sophia B. Puentes

Sutton Foster - Interview (The Rosie Show, 2012) 2-Time TONY AWARD winning actress Sutton Foster being interviewed at The Rosie Show. From: SophiaBPuentes Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 02:0…

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Anything Goes (2011 Broadway Revival) - "Friendship" (LIVE @ The Rosie Show) by Sophia B. Puentes

Anything Goes (2011 Broadway Revival) - "Friendship" (LIVE @ The Rosie Show) Sutton Foster and Joel Grey, stars of the 2011 Broadway revival of 'Anything Goes', perform th…

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GODSPELL (Broadway Revival) - "Beautiful City" / "Bless The Lord" [LIVE @ The Rosie Show] by Sophia B. Puentes

GODSPELL (Broadway Revival) - "Beautiful City" / "Bless The Lord" [LIVE @ The Rosie Show] The cast of the 2011 Broadway revival of GODSPELL perform a medley of songs fro…

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Arguments in 'Race' fly fast, furious and recklessly close at the Goodman by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "Race" at the Goodman Theatre ★★★½ THEATER REVIEW: "Race" at the Goodman Theatre ★★★½ ... There is no shrewder scribe than that ideolog…

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Toronto's Theatre 20 to Present COMPANY and BLOODLESS in Inaugural Season by BroadwayWorld

Theatre 20, which debuted last year in Toronto, is the first group of its kind dedicated exclusively to the production of musicals. The company's first full season of shows will include BLOO…

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Olivier awards to unite London and New York's theatre lovers by Alex Needham

This year's ceremony will have live feed to showcase best of West End productions to Broadway audiences to boost tourismThe West End and Broadway will be brought together via satellite link …

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'Book of Mormon' cast staying until 2013, but Andrew Rannells? by David Ng

"The Book of Mormon" cast has extended its stay with the hit Broadway musical through Feb. 2013.

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Conference peers 20 years into Broadway's future by Mark Kennedy

NEW YORK (AP) -- Leaders in entertainment, academics and marketing have gathered to peer into their crystal balls and try to predict what Broadway will look like in 2032....

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The Madness of George III, Apollo Theatre by Alexandra Coghlan

Alan Bennett’s The Madness of George III has enjoyed something of a royal progress around England over the past year. Touring in Christopher Luscombe’s slick production for the Peter Hal…

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Theatre 20 announces its first season in Toronto by Richard Ouzounian

New group will present Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s Company, Joseph Aragon’s Bloodless and a workshop of Andrew MacBean’s Raindogs.

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Hollywood Bowl's Summer Musical Announced - THE PRODUCERS! by BroadwayWorld

The Los Angeles Times confirmed today that the Hollywood Bowl's summer musical will be none other than THE PRODUCERS

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Governor Malloy Launches "City Canvas" Project for CT Cities by Frank Rizzo

Mayors invited to submit plans to spur urban centers with artConnecticut cities will be getting a bit of an artistic face -- and spirit--  lift.

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Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton to Host 2012 Olivier Awards; Will Coincide With NY Event by BroadwayWorld

The most prestigious event in the UKs theatrical calendar, the presentation of the 36th Olivier Awards with MasterCard will take place for the first time in its entirety at the Royal Opera H…

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Review: Summer of the Seventeenth Doll by Alison Croggon

One of the paradoxes of art is the uneasy legacy of success. As soon as a work is labelled a "classic", it becomes curiously invisible: it transforms into a monument, cobwebbed by …

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London's Laurence Olivier Awards Forges Broadway Links with Live Relay to New York by Mark Shenton

This year's Laurence Olivier Awards, being held at the Royal Opera House April 15 in association with MasterCard, are to forge closer Broadway links, with a reception to take place in Ne…

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Conference peers 20 years into Broadway's future by Mark Kennedy

Leaders in entertainment, academics and marketing gathered Monday to peer into their crystal balls and try to predict what Broadway will look like in 2032. Many agreed on at least one thing:…

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Ramin Karimloo's Album Release Moved to March 5 by BroadwayWorld

West End star Ramin Karimloo, who was just seen as the title character in the 25th Anniversary concert of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and will soon star as Jean Valjean in the London production…

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Photo Flash: Rachelle Rak's I'M IN at Le Poisson Rouge by BroadwayWorld

Rachelle Rak can be seen in her new one woman show I'M IN, an intimate look at the path of a Broadway starlet. Shows were yesterday at 700 PM, and tonight at 1030 PM at Le Poisson Rouge, 165…

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Oliviers take New York stage

Legit News: U.K. awards to be simulcast at reception

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A great leap forward for male dancers

Are men in ballet upwardly mobile? It certainly looks that way – and it isn't only the leaps. This week Ivan Putrov, the Ukrainian-born star dancer formerly of the Royal Ballet, is presidi…

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Rice and Lloyd Webber: The row resurrected

It was one of many attempts to reunite the most successful music and lyric-writing partnership in musical theatre. If Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice could just be locked in a room together…

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Michael Ball, Imelda Staunton to Host 2012 Olivier Awards Ceremony by Andy Propst

Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton will once again host the Olivier Awards Ceremony to be held on April 15 at the Royal Opera House. The event will be carried on BBC television, radio and on …

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News: Oliviers screened live in Covent Garden, link up with Broadway

The 2012 Laurence Olivier Awards will be relayed live from the Royal Opera House to a public event in Covent Garden Piazza, it has been announced. The Oliviers, which will this year be hel…

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Grosses* w/e 1/22/2012 by Ken Davenport

The following are the Broadway Grosses from the week ending January 22, 2012: Show Name GrossGross TotalAttn %Cap AvgPdAdm ANYTHING GOES $594,934 6,723 81.91% $88.49 CHICAGO $422,782 5,686 6…

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Storytelling and Photography – Getty by Pauline Adamek

On January 26th, noted actress and playwright Anna Deavere Smith joins artists Carrie Mae Weems and Eileen Cowin for an evening of conversation and readings at the Getty Center. They will di…

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What Twitter-app integration may mean for ticket sales by Allison Reitz

A recent partnership between music intelligence platform The Echo Nest and social media giant Twitter will help to build artist-to-fan interaction. The real question is whether it also may l…

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Hollywood Bowl 2012: 'The Producers,' Juanes, 'Rigoletto,' Liza by Reed Johnson

Hollywood Bowl 2012 highlights will include "The Producers," "Rigoletto," Pixar tribute and festival featuring Juanes, Juan Luis Guerra and Ruben Blades.

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Photo Flash: First Look at Klea Blackhurst Headlining Drury Lane's GYPSY! by BroadwayWorld

Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane, presents the six-time Tony Award-winning musical GYPSY, opening January 26 and running through April 1. Get a first look at the production below

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BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Kathleen Turner in RED HOT PATRIOT by BroadwayWorld TV

Red Hot Patriot The Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins starring two-time Tony and Oscar nominee Kathleen Turner plays the Geffen Playhouse though February 19. Turner sizzles as Molly Ivins, the bra…

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Stage Directors and Choreographers Society Wins in Arbitration with SPIDER-MAN Producers by BroadwayWorld

Stage Directors and Choreographers Society has prevailed in arbitration against Producers of Spider-Man concerning the Producers refusal to post the required bonds for the employment of Dire…

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Casting Announced for David Mamet's Race at Repertory Theatre of St. Louis by Adam Hetrick

Jeff Talbott, Zoey Martinson, Morocco Omari and Mark Elliot Wilson will enter the power play of David Mamet's tense drama Race, which is set to begin performances Feb. 8 at the Repertory…

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Music Review: Michael Cerveris in American Songbook Series - Review by Stephen Holden

In the American Songbook series on Saturday evening Michael Cerveris, of “Assassins” and “Sweeney Todd” fame, affected the look but not the attitude of a rambling musician from way b…

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Theater Review | 'Bridesburg': ‘Bridesburg’ at Gene Frankel Theater - Review by Catherine Rampell

There is nothing escapist about “Bridesburg,” in which a family suffering poverty, unemployment and hopelessness is pulled into a vortex of desperation.

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Phantom Star Ramin Karimloo Sets Release Date for Debut Solo Album by Broadway.com

Olivier Award nominee Ramin Karimloo (Love Never Dies) will release his debut solo album titled, Ramin, on March 5 through Sony Music. The album will feature his own compositions, music…

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Kevin Costner, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tommy Tune, Dionne Warwick Set for Strathmore's 2012 Season by Dan Bacalzo

The Music Center at Strathmore has announced an updated schedule for presentations through June 2012. As previously reported, an early highlight of the season will be the Discover Ellington…

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STAGE TUBE: Nick Jonas Unveils Times Square Billboard! by Stage Tube

Following a limited three week engagement by Darren Criss, the next to step into the shoes of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING's J. Pierrepont Finch will be singer Nick Jonas…

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TT: Almanac

"Ambition has no rest!" Edward Bulwer-Lytton, Richelieu...

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TT: Home from the sea

A warm breeze mussed my hair as I sat by the pool of the Biltmore Hotel yesterday, shuffling through...

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Tim Rice calls Jesus Christ Superstar plans ‘tacky’ by J. Kelly Nestruck

Lyricist slams former partner Andrew Lloyd Webber reality-TV search

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ArtsBeat: 'Follies' Closes Without Turning a Profit by Patrick Healy

"Follies" closes on Broadway without turning a profit, though the head of the Kennedy Center says it outdid expectations and will help the center in the long run.

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Theatre 20 announces inaugural season by J. Kelly Nestruck

Power-packed company to mount Sondheim’s ‘Company’

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FOLLIES Fails to Recoup on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Follies just took its final Broadway ow last night, January 22, and according to the New York Times, despite its extended run, the show failed to recoup its initial investment. Michael Kaise…

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Curtainup's current tweet-peeks by Elyse Sommer

In  New YorkThe Philanderer- With excellent production values and acting, even at a somewhat too long 2 1/2 hours, this witty production of minor Shaw play is qui…

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Anything Goes - About the Show by Roundabout Theatre Company

Anything Goes - About the Show Sutton Foster, Kathleen Marshall and more talk about Roundabout Theatre Company's upcoming musical, Anything Goes. Now playing at the Stephen Sondheim T…

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Spider-Man Producers Failed to Post Bond for SDC Members, Arbitrator Says by Kenneth Jones

An arbitrator has ruled that the producers of Broadway's Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark failed to post the required bonds for the employment of director Philip W. McKinley and choreographe…

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PHOTO CALL: Boeing-Boeing, With Matt Walton and Beth Leavel, at Paper Mill by Matthew Blank

The Paper Mill Playhouse's production of Marc Camoletti's Boeing-Boeing officially opened at the New Jersey venue Jan. 22 following previews that began Jan. 18.

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Robert Cuccioli to Star in Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's Man of La Mancha by Bethany Rickwald

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey has announced the productions set for its 2012 season, which will include the musical Man of La Mancha (October 17-November 18), starring Tony nominee R…

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Broadway box office slips

Legit News: 'Mountaintop' claims top 10 spot in slow week

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NBC orders two drama pilots

Legit News: Peacock lines up Dick Wolf, Jason Katims

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Tickets Now Available for Off-Broadway's Tribes, Starring Mare Winningham by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming off-Broadway production of Nina Raine’s Tribes, starring Mare Winningham and Jeff Perry. Directed by David Cromer, previews begin&nbs…

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The Afternoon Report, Monday, January 23, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Monday, January 23, 2012 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter –  http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more info…

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Photo Flash: A RAISIN IN THE SUN Opens at CTG/Kirk Douglas Theatre by BroadwayWorld

Ebony Theatre's production of Lorraine Hansberry's American classic A Raisin in the Sun, playing at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre, opened last night with performances continuin…

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Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: January 23-29 by BroadwayWorld

Last week, Broadway said goodbye to FOLLIES and THE MOUNTAINTOP, but there's lots coming this week to fill the void. Coming soon are Nick Jonas and Cynthia Nixon, who will soon take their fi…

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Rick Foucheux, William Patrick Riley, Nancy Robinette Set for Arena Stage's Ah, WIlderness! by Andy Propst

Arena Stage has announced casting for Eugene O'Neill's Ah, Wilderness!, to run March 9 - April 8 at the Mead Center for American Theater. Kyle Donnelly will direct the production.…

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Book of Mormon Principal Cast Members Extend Broadway Contracts Through February 2013 by Dan Bacalzo

The original principal cast members for the Broadway production of The Book of Mormon -- Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells, Nikki M. James, Rory O'Malley, and Michael Potts -- have all extended…

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Book of Mormon Stars Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells and More Extend Run Through February 2013 by Broadway.com

The original principal cast of the hit musical The Book of Mormon will continue in the show until February 2013. Tony nominees Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells, Rory O’Malley, Tony winner Nik…

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This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 1/23/12

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 12312.

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Victory Gardens announces call for Ignition Festival Submissions by Chicago Plays

Victory Gardens Artistic Director Chay Yew and Executive Director Jan Kallish announce the third IGNITION Festival of New American Plays. Victory Gardens is searching for new, challenging, a…

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Susan Ferrara got a lovely mention in the New York Times. by Zack

 ". . . Susan Ferrara nonetheless delivers a textured and moving performance as the family’s prickly matriarch. The characters may be resigned to the hands they’ve been dealt, but t…

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Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells, Nikki M. James and More Extend Contracts With Book of Mormon Into 2013 by Adam Hetrick

The good word will continue to be spread by the original principal cast members of the Broadway production of The Book of Mormon, who have extended their contracts with the hit musical for a…

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Joan Rivers Adds a Performance at the Laurie Beechman by Sarah Moore

Joan Rivers will present an additional performance at The Laurie Beechman Theatre on Valentine's Day, Tuesday, February 14 at 8pm. The evening will feature the comedian's newest …

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Full Casting Announced for Broadway's The Best Man by Dan Bacalzo

Full casting has been announced for the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's The Best Man, at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre. Michael Wilson will direct the production, which will begin prev…

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Rannells, Gad, James, O'Malley Extend BOOK OF MORMON Contracts Through February 2013 by BroadwayWorld

THE BOOK OF MORMONs original principal cast, Josh Gad, Andrew Rannells, Nikki M. James, Rory OMalley, Michael Potts, along with Lewis Cleale and Brian Tyree Henry, have extended their contra…

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"Rushing" to See Darren Criss, Playgoers Hope to Succeed

During the last week of Darren Criss' run in Broadway's How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Playbill.com reporter Michael Gioia headed over to the Al Hirschfeld Theatre to talk…

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Eileen Niccolai, Joe Wiens Set for Shattered Globe Theatre Company's Orpheus Descending by Andy Propst

Shattered Globe Theatre Company has announced casting for Tennessee Williams' Orpheus Descending, to run February 7 - March 11 at Stage 773. Julieanne Ehre will direct the production. …

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Joanna Gleason to Host Huntington Theatre Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award winner Joanna Gleason will host the Huntington Theatre Company's 2012 Spotlight Spectacular gala, to be held at the Park Plaza Hotel Ballroom on Monday, April 2, beginning at…

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Geoffrey Jackson Scott to Be Director of New Play Development at Victory Gardens Theatre by Andy Propst

Geoffrey Jackson Scott will become the director of new play development at Victory Gardens Theatre, according to published reports. Scott is currently literary associate at New York Theat…

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They’re the Top! Anything Goes Stars Sutton Foster and Joel Grey Rehearse for The Rosie Show by Broadway.com

On January 23, Anything Goes stars Sutton Foster, Joel Grey and Colin Donnell flew to Chicago to perform to perform “Friendship” and “You’re the Top” on Th…

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Review: (Quebec City) Thérèse et Pierrette à l'ecole des Saints-Anges by The Charlebois Post

The hidden side of religion: lust, power and more.Trident offers a solid new adaptation of a Michel Tremblay novelBy Isabelle-Ann CharleboisPower is the essence of Thérèse et Pierrette à …

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NICK JONAS is the New J. Pierrepont Finch in HOW TO SUCCEED… by Admin

NICK JONAS will take the stage at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre TOMORROW NIGHT starring in HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. Click here to read the New York Magazine article abou…

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How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying at Welk Resort by Bill Eadie

Originally produced in the same era in which the television series, Mad Men, is set, Frank Loesser, Abe Burrows, Jack Weinstock, and Willie Gilbert’s Pulitzer Prize-winning musical, Ho…

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Time Out buys Whatsonstage.com by Alistair Smith

Time Out Group has bought theatre website Whatsonstage.com, the company's third acquisition in the last three months.

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Theater review: 'Dividing the Estate' at the Old Globe by Charles McNulty

This quietly furious work, with many of the same actors from Michael Wilson s critically acclaimed 2008 Broadway production, is not just an acute psychological study, it s a deeply perceptiv…

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Samuel & Alasdair: A Personal History of the Robot War to Play Return Engagement at New Ohio by Andy Propst

Marc Bovino and Joe Curnutte's Samuel & Alasdair: A Personal History of the Robot War will play a return engagement at the New Ohio Theatre, running February 9-18. Lila Neugebauer, …

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Culture Project Returns to 45 Bleecker with Reprise of Rinde Eckert's And God Created Great Whales by Dan Bacalzo

The Culture Project has returned to its former home at 45 Bleecker Street, and will be presenting a return engagement of one of its initial successes, Rinde Eckert's And God Created Gre…

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Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse's BOEING-BOEING-Opening Night! by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

With an intoxicating script by Marc Camoletti, Boeing-Boeing tells the tale of Bernard, an American playboy in swinging '60s Paris who juggles three flight-attendant fiances-one American, on…

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Photo Flash: First Look at the Old Globe's THE RECOMMENDATION in Performance by BroadwayWorld

The Old Globe will present the World Premiere of Jonathan Carens hard-hitting drama, The Recommendation. Directed by Jonathan Munby, The Recommendation will through Feb. 26, 2012 in the Sher…

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Busch is back downtown

Legit News: New play debuts at Theater for the New City

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Tune in to THE GHOST LIGHT SESSIONS on Facebook Tomorrow! by Admin

“Like” GHOST THE MUSICAL ON BROADWAY on Facebook and tune in to THE GHOST LIGHT SESSIONS streaming live on Facebook tomorrow, Tuesday January 24, at 9 a.m., 4:30 p.m., and 9 p.m.…

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Young Jean Lee’s “Untitled Feminist Show”: The Pro by Admin

Guest contributor Cassie Peterson writes about YJL's challenging new show at PS 122's COIL Festival

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Photo Flash: Lily Tomlin Hosts LARGER THAN LIFE Screening by BroadwayWorld

Lily Tomlin, Joanne Worley, Carole Cook, Bruce Vilanch along with filmmaker and multi TONY-winning Director and Producer, Dori Berinstein all gathered on one stage to salute a star, an icon …

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Broadway Grosses: Broadway Says Farewell to Darren Criss, Follies and The Mountaintop by Broadway.com

Long-running hits like Wicked, The Lion King and Spider-Man, Turn Off the Dark stayed on top as the traditionally slow month of January continued. Fans flocked to the Al Hirschfeld Theatre t…

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Things I Love, Part II: Food by Leigh Hile

One night, not long before I moved to Albuquerque, I cooked a sort of goodbye feast for me and my ex-boyfriend. The meal was made from the spoils of a day up on Arthur Ave, and contained un…

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Nick Jonas Gets a Times Square Billboard for HOW TO SUCCEED... by How To Succeed In Business (Without Really Trying)

Nick Jonas Gets a Times Square Billboard for HOW TO SUCCEED... http://www.howtosucceedbroadway.com Watch the unveiling of the HOW TO SUCCEED.... Times Square billboard featuring NICK JONA…

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New hire from NYC at Victory Gardens by Chris Jones

Victory Gardens Theater said Monday that it has hired Geoffrey Jackson Scott as its new director of new play development.

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PHOTO CALL: Justin Guarini, Lindsay Mendez, Teal Wicks and More Sing Drew Gasparini by Matthew Blank

Singer-songwriter Drew Gasparini offered a concert featuring material from his award-wining musical Crazy, Just Like Me Jan. 22 at Joe's Pub.

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Watch the Entire Smash Pilot Online Before It Airs on NBC by Broadway.com

NBC’s highly anticipated Broadway-tinged series Smash doesn't begin its run until February 6, but audiences can now view the entire premiere episode before it hits the airwaves. Sm…

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BWW Expands in Ottawa! Positions Available for Contributing Editors! by BroadwayWorld

Interested in joining BroadwayWorld's worldwide network of published authorsBroadwayWorld.com is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to head up feature coverage in Ottawa.

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Colin Donnell, Sutton Foster, Joel Grey to Perform Anything Goes Songs on The Rosie Show by Dan Bacalzo

Anything Goes stars Colin Donnell, Sutton Foster, and Joel Grey will perform the songs "Friendship" and "You're the Top," featured in the Broadway musical, on The Ro…

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STAGE WRITE iPad App Gets March 1 Release by BroadwayWorld

The revolutionary new iPad app Stage Write which allows directors, choreographers and stage managers to easily document choreography, staging and blocking for theatrical productions and even…

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Traces gets applause from tour bus crowd by Miriam Kreinin Souccar

At an annual convention for the industry, the off-Broadway production trumped big Broadway musicals.

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Review: The Drawer Boy (Filament Theatre Ensemble, The Den Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Playwright Michael Healey's *The Drawer Boy* poignantly makes a case for a revisionist history to a painful past. A joint production of The Den Theatre and Filament Theatre, strong acting a…

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The Rep gets into the Seurat spirit

The famous painting that inspired a show inspires a photo

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Broadway Musicals to Perform for Kids Week at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum by Bethany Rickwald

The Intrepid Sea, Ari & Space Museum will present performers from currently running Broadway shows in special Kids Week performances, February 21 from Noon to 2pm. The day's perfor…

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Close Up Space by Robert Walport

And it started so well... "Close Up Space" opens with a simply sublime monologue that had me in stitches, in no small part because it dangerously reminded me of toiling under a similar …

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PHOTO FLASH: Sheryl Lee Ralph, Phylicia Rashad, Blair Underwood Attend LA Opening of A Raisin in the Sun by Dan Bacalzo

The Ebony Repertory Theatre production of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun opened at Center Theatre Group's Kirk Douglas Theatre on January 22. Phylicia Rashad has directed…

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The Matrix Theatre Company to Bring Back All My Sons by Bethany Rickwald

The Matrix Theatre Company and producer Joseph Stern have announced plans to bring back the theater's multiracial staging of Arthur Miller's All My Sons, February 17-March 18. Cam…

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Review: 'Time Stands Still' by Howard Shapiro

A deeply-felt "Time Stands Still," a success last season on Broadway, unfolds in a production at the Delaware Theatre Company in Wilmington. It's a co-production with Ambler's Act II Playhou…

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Laurent Giroux, Jennie Eisenhower, Dan Hodge, Eric Bryant Among Cast of Walnut Street's Mousetrap by Michael Gioia

Walnut Street Theatre continues its season with a new production of Agatha Christie's classic thriller The Mousetrap, set to open Jan. 25, following previews that began Jan. 17, on the W…

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Full Cast of Man of La Mancha, With Davis Gaines and Leslie Margherita, Announced for CA Run by Adam Hetrick

Longtime Phantom of the Opera star Davis Gaines and Olivier Award winner Lesli Margherita will co-star in the Tony Award-winning classic Man of La Mancha for Musical Theatre West, begin…

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FREUD'S LAST SESSION Opens In Buenos Aires 1/25 by BroadwayWorld

New York’s FREUD’S LAST SESSION is opening its second foreign production this Wednesday evening, January 25th at the famed Multiteatro in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Under the title "La Ult…

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Review: The Philanderer at Curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

With excellent production values and acting, even at a somewhat too long 2 1/2 hours, this witty production of minor Shaw play is quite a major pleasure.

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Helps Unveil Artist Barter Program at Bronx Hospital by Michael Gioia

Tony and Grammy Award-winning artist Lin-Manuel Miranda (In the Heights) has partnered with Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the Bronx to introduce an innovative program that allo…

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INDUSTRY INSIGHT: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 1/23 by BroadwayWorld

Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS, part of our new Industry Insights section that will feature insider industry information, commentary and insights Read on f…

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Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 1/22

Grosses for all the Broadway shows for the week ending 1222012

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Connie Chats on Opening Night — OVO by Connie Danese

At the opening night of Cirque du Soleil's OVO at the Santa Monica Pier, Connie chats with Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Chris McDonald, Ali Landry and Cirque CEO Daniel Lamarre. R…

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Let’s Get Vertical (Vertical) by Tim

Let’s Get Vertical (Vertical) On 2AMt, Travis Bedard spins a story of a theater system where fringe festivals do the raw research, indie theaters do the development, large local theate…

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Circle Theatre Announce Casting for The Ritz by Andy Propst

Circle Theatre has announced casting for Terrence McNally's The Ritz, to run February 11 - April 1. Bob Knuth will direct the production, which will have choreography by Kevin Bellie a…

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Video Feature: Marco Zunino Heats Up Chicago by Brian Scott Lipton and Tristan Fuge

TheaterMania talks to Marco Zunino about joining the cast of Broadway's Chicago.

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Fionnula Flanagan to Receive Irish Film & Television Academy Lifetime Achievement Award by Andy Propst

Fionnula Flanagan will be honored with the Irish Film & Television Academy Lifetime Achievement Award, according to a report in The Hollywood Reporter. The prize will be awarded during …

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Celebrate Black History Month Off-Broadway by David Gersten & Associates

Celebrate Black History Month Off-Broadway at Two of New York’s Biggest Hits: The Devil’s Music – The Life and Times of Bessie Smith  and  Black Angels Over Tuskegee Febr…

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Outside People by StageGrade

Are critics into "Outside People"?

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Fifty Words by Jayne Blanchard

A night off. No kids, no responsibilities. Just a husband and wife, Chinese takeout, and a bottle of wine. This rare “just the two of us” evening proves to be a dark night of the soul in…

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WIT’s Cynthia Nixon to appear on “Live with Kelly!” tomorrow, January 24 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Cynthia Nixon, who is currently appearing as ‘Vivian Bearing’ in the Manhattan Theatre Club Broadway premiere of WIT, will be a guest on “Live with Kelly!” tomorrow, Tuesday, January…

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J. Bernard Calloway - Inside the Rehearsal Room: August Wilson's JITNEY by Two River Theater

J. Bernard Calloway - Inside the Rehearsal Room: August Wilson's JITNEY Video by Erik Pearson. Actor J. Bernard Calloway stars as "Booster," the estranged son of the station o…

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Honey 2 - I Can Be a Freak - Official Dance Scene by DanceOn

Honey 2 - I Can Be a Freak - Official Dance Scene Official "I Can Be a Freak" dance scene from Honey 2 featuring Katerina Graham, Casper Smart and HD Crew. Blu-ray/DVD Release Da…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Kelly Clarkson Sings "My Man" at Radio City, and Hopes for Broadway by Adam Hetrick

"American Idol" season one winner Kelly Clarkson performed a sold-out concert at Radio City Music Hall Jan. 21 and brought a little bit of Broadway belting to her audience.

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James A. Williams - Inside the Rehearsal Room: August Wilson's JITNEY by Two River Theater

James A. Williams - Inside the Rehearsal Room: August Wilson's JITNEY Video by Erik Pearson. Actor James A. Williams stars as "Doub," a longtime jitney driver, in "August…

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Shackled to a clunky story, 'Pearl' gets an occasional chance to sing by Chris Jones

Seeing E. Faye Butler — a Chicago musical-theater diva of the first and most ebullient rank — walk out on stage in prison stripes and headscarf, with a ball and chain around her …

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Jonas Brothers take Times Square to support Nick's Broadway gig

The entire Jonas clan was on hand Monday to support Nick Jonas and his new gig on Broadway as the star of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying." The family braved the rain to st…

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Prince of Broadway, Celebrating the Shows of Harold Prince, Will Hit the Rialto in 2012 by Broadway.com

Prince of Broadway, a new musical celebrating the career of legendary producer, director and 21-time Tony Award winner Harold Prince, will forgo a previously announced Toronto engagement and…

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Fuse stage Interview: Antonio Ocampo-Guzman on Directing a Tragicomic “Art” by Arts Fuse Editor

In "Art," playwright Yasmina Reza uses theater to explore how powerfully we defend our fears and rationalizations.

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World Premiere of A Bend in the Road Among National Pastime's 2012 Season in New Home Chicago by Michael Gioia

Chicago's National Pastime Theater, now entering its 20th season, will relocate to the city's uptown neighborhood beginning Feb. 14. NPT will take up residence in the Masonic Hall on…

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Geva Theatre Center Announces Cast for A Raisin in the Sun by Bethany Rickwald

Geva Theatre Center is set to continue their 2012 season with Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun, February 21-March 25 at the Elaine P. Wilson Mainstage. Robert O'Hara will …

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Photo Flash: New Promo Shots Released of Nick Jonas, Michael Urie in HOW TO SUCCEED! by BroadwayWorld

HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING said goodbye to Darren Criss yesterday, following a strictly limited three week engagement. Criss will return to his role as 'Blaine' on GLEE…

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Lea Michele Brings Her Expertise to Season Two of The Glee Project by Broadway.com

Lea Michele, who became a household name for her role as Rachel Berry in Glee, will mentor aspiring Glee stars, according to TVLine.com. Michele will serve as the guest mentor on the Season …

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Jeanie O'Hare Will Serve on Yale School of Drama's Department of Playwriting by Michael Gioia

Jeanie O'Hare, who served as the Royal Shakespeare Company’s dramaturg since 2005, has been appointed chair of the Department of Playwriting at Yale's School of Drama for a thr…

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Mary Testa, Jonathan Walker and Jennifer Van Dyck to Join Charles Busch for Judith of Bethulia Downtown by Adam Hetrick

Casting has been announced for the world-premiere of Tony Award-nominated playwright Charles Busch's latest stage comedy Judith of Bethulia. The biblical epic will begin performances Off…

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PHOTO CALL: The Mountaintop Final Curtain Call by Matthew Blank

Katori Hall's Olivier Award-winning drama The Mountaintop, which recouped its entire initial investment of $3.1 million, ended its limited, extended engagement Jan. 22 at 3 PM at the Ber…

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National Pastime Theatre Announces 2012 Season by Andy Propst

National Pastime Theater has announced its 2012 season, the first that it will offer in its new home at the Preston Bradley Center. The season will open in the spring with Michael Sokoloff&…

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Kristin Chenoweth to Guest Star on TV Land's HOT IN CLEVELAND by BroadwayWorld

Actor Sean Hayes has shared the news on his Twitter page that his co-star in the 2010 Broadway revival of 'Promises Promises', Kristin Chenoweth is set to guest star on an upcoming episode …

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Photo Flash: Michael Cerveris Plays AMERICAN SONGBOOK SERIES by BroadwayWorld

Lincoln Centers acclaimed series American Songbook has returned to the Allen Room for its fourteenth season celebrating the diversity of American popular song. For 16 nights the series is ex…

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Charles Busch Heads to Theater for the New City in Judith of Bethulia by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Charles Busch will bring his new comedy Judith of Bethulia to off-Broadway's Theater for the New City for 24 performances only beginning March 30. The new show, written by a…

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Playlets from a watershed year

REVIEW: How did we survive 1968? By persevering amid the turmoil and upheaval.

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Link Sees by Rob Weinert-Kendt

A start to a busy week, post-Queens move, means some quick hits to start:Mike Daisey breaks through the Ira Glass ceiling and apparently gets through to Apple brass.Terry Teachout's lovely t…

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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Hillary B. Smith to Join Cast of CBS's THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL by BroadwayWorld

As first reported on TVLine.com, actress Hillary B. Smith will join the cast of the CBS daytime drama THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL. Smith most recently appeared as Nora 'Red' Buchanan on the l…

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Charles Busch Heads to Theater for the New City as Judith of Bethulia by Broadway.com

Tony nominee Charles Busch will bring his new comedy Judith of Bethulia to off-Broadway's Theater for the New City for 24 performances only beginning March 30. The new show, written by a…

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Charles Busch Returns to Theater for the New City with New Comedy JUDITH OF BETHULIA by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Charles Busch will return to Theater for the New City (Crystal Field, Executive Artistic Director) this March with his new comedy JUDITH OF BETHULIA for a limited premiere showcase engagemen…

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Community Music School names conductor for Young People's Symphonic Orchestra

The Community Music School of Webster University has announced the new conductor of the Young People’s Symphonic Orchestra: He is David Commanday, artistic director of the Heartland Festiv…

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Traces gets applause from tour bus crowd by Crain's New York

Off Broadway Traces attracting out of towners

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Lea Michele to Mentor Premiere Episode of Glee Project's Season 2 by Dan Bacalzo

Broadway veteran Lea Michele, who stars as Rachel Berry on the hit FOX series Glee, will serve as the guest mentor for the premiere episode of the second season of the Oxygen Network's …

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Side By Side By Side by David J. Loehr

Happiness is equilibrium. Shift your weight. — Tom Stoppard, The Real Thing Over at Arts Journal, they’re hosting a discussion & debate this week called Lead Or Follow? In their…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Brings Rap, Politics and Sondheim to Lincoln Center by Playbill Video

Lin-Manuel Miranda Brings Rap, Politics and Sondheim to Lincoln Center http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video Tony-winning composer and original star of "In The Heights," Lin-Ma…

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Something to Sing About: See City Center's Renovation in Time-Lapse Video by Playbill Video

Something to Sing About: See City Center's Renovation in Time-Lapse Video http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video The mainstage at New York City Center — home of eclectic perform…

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SMASH Character Card #3 Megan Hilty as Ivy Lynn by BroadwayWorld

The seasoned triple-threat Ivy Lynn is an ensemble performer who has spent years pursuing stardom only to be bumped back into the chorus again and again. With this new show, has she finally …

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Weekend Poll Top Three: Follies Fans Name Favorite Tony Hopefuls by Broadway.com

On January 22, fans said farewell to the hit revival of Follies starring Bernadette Peters, Jan Maxwell, Danny Burstein, Ron Raines, Elaine Paige, Terri White, Jayne Houdyshell, Mary Beth Pe…

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Prince of Broadway opening directly in New York in Nov 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Dancap Productions PRINCE OF BROADWAY TO OPEN NOVEMBER 2012 DIRECTLY IN NEW YORK Producers Aubrey Dan, Martyn Hayes and Peter W. Lamb for Dancap Productions Inc., today announced that PRINCE…

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Don't Mourn The Loss of Mainstream Critics by Art

After all, in this Internet age of the citizen critic, for every loss of a voice like the Village Voice's J. Hoberman, we have the rise of a whole chorus of folks like The Reply Girl!The Mir…

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The live cult(ure) of public transportation by Chloe Veltman

A soiree devoted to people sharing their stories about Bay Area public transportation doesn't seem like it would be a hot ticket.But when MUNI Diaries, a web-based resource devoted to collec…

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Planet Connections Theatre Festivity Announces 2012 Festival Dates by Bethany Rickwald

Planet Connections Theatre Festivity will take place May 30-June 24 at both The Culture Project's spaces at 45 Bleecker Street. This eco-friendly/socially-conscious theater festival se…

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Kristin Chenoweth To Raise Temperatures on TV's Hot in Cleveland by Broadway.com

Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth will guest star on TV's Hot in Cleveland in the coming weeks, according to Sean Hayes' Twitter page. Hayes, who serves as a producer of the series, …

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AJ Discussion: Lead or Follow? by Diane Ragsdale

In lieu of a Jumper post this week I have written a post (If this is leading, what is following?) for the Arts Journal Discussion, Lead or Follow.  Here’s the question that launched…

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"Shooting Star" : Charming, Bittersweet Romantic Comedy by Bob Rendell

With unerring skill, Dietz has provided theatregoers with an intelligent, light entertainment.

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"Boeing-Boeing" at Hartford Stage by Fred Sokol

In all, "Boeing-Boeing" serves as a fine tonic on a chilly evening in winter. No heightened airport security is evident. See for yourself.

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"Dividing the Estate" West Coast Premiere by Bill Eadie

The late Horton Foote loved the characters he put in his plays. He wanted them to be human with all that implies, grace, foolishness, the works. Even if we don't like them we can tell that h…

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Prince of Broadway to Forgo Canadian Tryout, November 2012 Broadway Opening Anticipated by Andy Propst

,The forthcoming stage anthology of material from musicals directed and produced by Harold Prince, Prince of Broadway, will open directly in New York and forgo its previously announced tryou…

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High School in the Spotlight: West Fargo High! by BroadwayWorld

Based on user demand, BWW is taking our commitment to arts education one step further with the launch of the BWW Student Center - High School Edition. This directory features upcoming show l…

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GHOST LIGHT SESSIONS Air on Facebook Tomorrow! by BroadwayWorld

On Thursday, January 19th, Ghost the Musical hosted The Ghost Light Sessions Live, a special sneak peek presentation at the historic Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. In an unprecedented presentation f…

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PRINCE OF BROADWAY to Open on Broadway November 2012 by BroadwayWorld

Producers Aubrey Dan, Martyn Hayes and Peter W. Lamb for Dancap Productions Inc., today announced that PRINCE OF BROADWAY, the new musical celebrating legendary Broadway director and produce…

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Kristin Chenoweth To Raise Temperatures on Hot in Cleveland by Broadway.com

Tony winner Kristin Chenoweth will guest star on TV's Hot in Cleveland in the coming weeks, according to Sean Hayes' Twitter page. Hayes, who serves as a producer of the series, …

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Review: When Snakes Soar by Michael Block

Why do we do theater? It’s a very loaded question that nearly every theater artist asks themselves, at least once in their life. Or maybe once a day, depending on how crazy this field make…

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Prince of Broadway, the Retrospective of Hal Prince Showstoppers, Will Skip Tryout and Launch on Broadway by Kenneth Jones

Prince of Broadway, the new musical celebrating the work of Broadway director and producer Harold "Hal" Prince will open directly on Broadway in November 2012 and will forgo the pr…

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Explosive 'Cat on a Hot Tin Roof' brings some heat

REVIEW: Director Lisa Peterson orchestrates an overflow of emotions at a contentious family gathering in the famed Tennessee Williams play.

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‘Prince of Broadway’ won’t open in Toronto: Dancap by J. Kelly Nestruck

Production company says show has grown too costly and large to launch in TO

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Charles Busch to Star in His New Comedy, Judith of Bethulia by Dan Bacalzo

Playwright/performer Charles Busch will star in his new comedy, Judith of Bethulia, to a receive a limited premiere showcase engagement at Theater for the New City's Cino Theater, March…

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Charles Busch to Lead JUDITH OF BETHULIA; Opening Set for March 30 by BroadwayWorld

Charles Busch will return to Theater for the New City Crystal Field, Executive Artistic Director this March with his new comedy JUDITH OF BETHULIA for a limited premiere showcase engagement …

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News: Opening: Haig in George III, Trial of Ubu, Almeida's Alba

Amongst the major London openings, in the West End and further afield, this week are: OPENING TONIGHTThe Madness of George IIIMONDAY 23 JANUARY 2012 (PREVIEWS FROM 18 JANUARY)David Haig p…

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'Harold' wields a magical crayon

REVIEW: An exuberant title character and a bunch of cool stage effects bring the beloved story to life.

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A Pillar of the (Irish Rep) Community by Eric Grode

A theatre makes an asset of its unusual space Actors have clambered up it. Paintings have hung on it, as have flags and bunting. It has been a fence post, a ship mast, a tiny house and (on n…

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Farewell, Finch! Darren Criss Takes His Final Bow in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying by Broadway.com

Darren Criss wowed audiences in his Broadway debut as J. Pierrepont Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, but it’s time for the talented triple threat to head back…

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Greensboro's Triad Will Mount Reynolds Price's New Music Trilogy; Casting Announced by Michael Gioia

Greensboro's Triad Stage will present North Carolina native Reynolds Price's entire New Music trilogy — for the second time since they were written — in two parts from Fe…

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Eve Best is Cast in NBC Comedy UP ALL NIGHT by BroadwayWorld

As first reported on TVGuide.com, stage and screen star Eve Best has been cast in the role of Christina Applegate's boss in the NBC comedy UP ALL NIGHT.

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THE BOOK OF MORMON Sells Out Three-Week Denver Engagement in Hours by BroadwayWorld

The producers of the national tour of THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, and Denver Center Attractions have confirmed today that show show sold out its th…

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Farewell, Finch! Darren Criss Takes His Final Bow in How to Succeed in Business by Broadway.com

Darren Criss wowed audiences in his Broadway debut as J. Pierrepont Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, but it’s time for the talented triple threat to head back…

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Jesus Christ Superstar TV Reality Competition Likely to Proceed Without Tim Rice's Blessing by Adam Hetrick

Jesus Christ Superstar lyricist Tim Rice has voiced his displeasure with composer Andrew Lloyd Webber's plans to cast the title role in a new London production through a British reality …

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PHOTO CALL: Wicked, With Gina Beck and Rachel Tucker, in London by Joseph Marzullo

The West End production of Wicked, now in its sixth year at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, has extended booking through April 27 2013.

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Hillary B. Smith Joins Cast of CBS' The Bold and the Beautiful by Andy Propst

Hillary B. Smith has joined the cast of CBS' The Bold and the Beautiful, according to a report on TVLine.com. She will be playing Dr. Stacy, a psychiatrist who specializes in sex thera…

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ANYTHING GOES Cast to Perform on ROSIE SHOW Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The cast of Roundabout Theatre Company's Anything Goes is set to perform tonight on 'The Rosie Show.' Tony Award winner Sutton Foster and Tony and Academy Award winner Joel Grey will stop b…

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Dancap’s Prince of Broadway cancels Toronto tryout by Richard Ouzounian

Musical biography of famed stager Hal Prince will open directly on Broadway.

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City Lit eyes move to Evanston by Chris Jones

The City Lit Theatre Company, a long-established Chicago theater company that has been most recently performing in the Edgewater Presbyterian Church is eyeing a move to Evanston.

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PHOTO CALL: Chinglish Celebrates Chinese New Year With Special Banquet Dinner by Joseph Marzullo

The cast and creators of Broadway's Chinglish celebrated Chinese New Year with a special banquet dinner held at Ruby Foo's in Times Square.

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Eve Best to Join Cast of NBC's Up All Night by Dan Bacalzo

Two-time Tony nominee Eve Best will join the NBC sitcom Up All Night, according to TVGuide.com. She will play the recurring character of corporate mogul Yvonne Encanto. Best received Tony n…

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WEEKLY HOWL: Tues Jan 24th at 3pm EST on #NEWPLAY- Self Producing & Alternate Spaces with @TaylorMacNY by HowlRound

WEEKLY HOWL TOPIC: “Self Producing and Finding Artistic Freedom in Alternate Spaces” Join HowlRound.com for our weekly Twitter conversation.  Listen to Taylor Mac and David Dowe…

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PHOTO CALL: Hairspray, Starring Robert Aubry Davis, at the Signature Theatre by Matthew Blank

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

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David Merrick Presents Hits From his Broadway Hits to Get Digital, Disc-On-Demand Release by Andy Propst

Masterworks Broadway will release David Merrick Presents Hits From his Broadway Hits for digital download and as a disc-on-demand on February 21. It is the first time this compilation from …

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Darren Criss Set to "Succeed" On Broadway by Playbill Video

Darren Criss Set to "Succeed" On Broadway http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video "Glee" star Darren Criss readies to make his Broadway debut replacing current star Dan…

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What Glee! Meet Darren Criss After His Broadway Debut in "How to Succeed" by Playbill Video

What Glee! Meet Darren Criss After His Broadway Debut in "How to Succeed" http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video Following his Jan. 3 Broadway debut as J. Pierrepont Finch in th…

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Tom Riley to Star in Starz' Da Vinci's Demons by Dan Bacalzo

2011 Drama Desk nominee Tom Riley will play the lead role in Starz's original series, Da Vinci's Demons, according to a report on Deadline.com. Riley will play a 25-year-old da Vi…

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Broadway in 2032: TEDxBroadway looks to the future by Loganne

What will Broadway be in twenty years? Well, Damian Bazadona, founder of Situation Interactive, Broadway producer Ken Davenport, and Jim McCarthy, CEO of Goldstar were especially interested …

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BWW Poll Results: Voters Want Lady Gaga & Sutton Foster to Team Up! by BroadwayWorld

Earlier this month, BroadwayWorld brought you a special video of Tony winner Lin-Manuel Miranda and his past IN THE HEIGHTS costar Mandy Gonzalez singing an awesome remix of Jay-Z and Alicia…

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Hugh Jackman Supports Australian Marriage Equality! by BroadwayWorld

According to published reports, Broadway favorite Hugh Jackman and Olivia Newton-John are supporting the Australian Marriage Equality organization. Representative Alex Greenwich commented, …

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Highlights From the World Premiere of Alan Alda's "Radiance" — Curious About Curie by Playbill Video

Highlights From the World Premiere of Alan Alda's "Radiance" — Curious About Curie http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video Although he's a three-time Tony Award nom…

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Nightlife Awards Will Honor Follies Actress Terri White by Adam Hetrick

Terri White, who just ended a run in Broadway's Follies, tapping her way through the show-stopper "Who's That Woman?," will be presented with a special honor during th…

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WICKED | Broadway Cares by Givenik

WICKED | Broadway Cares You can now support Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS when getting your tickets to WICKED on Givenik.com. Givenik.com is the only place on the web where you can get …

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Cab Calloway Documentary to Premiere on PBS in February by Dan Bacalzo

A new music documentary, entitled Cab Calloway: Sketches, will premiere on PBS on as part of the American Masters, airing in the New York metro-area on THIRTEEN Sunday, February 26 at 8pm, a…

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What's Playing on Broadway This Week: January 23-29 by BroadwayWorld

Look below to see what Broadway shows are playing on each night this week. Want to know what Broadway shows have Sunday evening performances Which Broadway shows have Wednesday matinees Just…

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Tom Riley Joins Cast of Starz's DA VINCI'S DEMONS by BroadwayWorld

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Broadway veteran Tom Riley has signed on to play Leonardo da Vinci in the upcoming fantasy series, Da Vinci's Demons. The show is described as 'the untol…

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Evita Star Elena Roger Makes a Gleeful Visit to see Darren Criss in How to Succeed by Broadway.com

Evita star Elena Roger doesn’t begin her Broadway reign until March 12, but she brought a little touch of star quality to the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on January 20. Roger checked out Gle…

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Highlights From "Private Lives" Starring Kim Cattrall by Playbill Video

Highlights From "Private Lives" Starring Kim Cattrall http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video Golden Globe winner Kim Cattrall ("Sex and the City") and Paul Gross (&quo…

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Stand Back, Darren Criss! Evita Star Elena Roger Visits How to Succeed by Broadway.com

Evita star Elena Roger doesn’t begin her Broadway reign until March 12, but she brought a little touch of star quality to the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on January 20. Roger checked out Gle…

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Upset Tim Rice Calls Andrew Lloyd Webber's Superstar TV Talent Hunt 'Tacky' by Broadway.com

Tim Rice isn’t pleased to hear about writing partner Andrew Lloyd Webber’s latest reality casting show, Superstar, according to the Daily Mail. The reality competition, which wil…

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Jeanie O'Hare to Be Yale's New Playwriting Chair by Dan Bacalzo

Jeanie O'Hare has been appointed as the new Chair of the Department of Playwriting for the Yale School of Drama. She will begin her three-year term in the position on July 1, 2012. O&a…

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Steve Buscemi to Direct, Guest Star in Upcoming Episode of NBC's 30 ROCK by BroadwayWorld

As first reported on EWonline.com, actor Steve Buscemi is set to direct and guest-star in an upcoming episode of the NBC comedy 30 ROCK. The actor has directed and made multiple appearances …

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Boston Children's Theatre to Present the Dance Comedy Left & Right by Bethany Rickwald

Boston Children's Theatre is to present the Boston premiere of the two-man dance comedy Left & Right, February 10 and 11 at 8pm. The play is created by Jay Pension. Left & Ri…

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Highlights From "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" on Broadway, Part 2 by Playbill Video

Highlights From "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" on Broadway, Part 2 http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video Broadway gets a new look at Catfish Row, with fresh dramatic persp…

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Filichia Features: Welcome to the Junior Theater Festival Part 1 by Peter Filichia

Nothing’s officially happened yet. It’s 7:40 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 14, and the stage of the vast MTIShowSpace Theater at Atlanta’s Hotel Renaissance Waverly is empty. But the house it…

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Free Stuff Alert: A Ghost-ly Giveaway by Lucky

Ghost: The Musical, which is slated to open on Broadway on April 23, hosted a little shindig at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre last week. Some highlights: A first glimpse at the show’s star…

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Situationism by Julian

Just love this as a visual essay, combining some quite complex ideas: The Society of the Spectacle Part Two

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STAGE TUBE: Darren Criss Says Goodbye to Broadway! by Stage Tube

HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING said goodbye to Darren Criss yesterday, following a strictly limited three week engagement. Criss will return to his role as 'Blaine' on GLEE…

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Strictly Come Dancing’s Russell Grant Takes Over for Michael Crawford in The Wizard of OZ by Broadway.com

British astrologer and Strictly Come Dancing contestant Russell Grant will replace Olivier and Tony Award winner Michael Crawford as the Wizard/Professor Marvel in the West End production of…

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Highlights From "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" on Broadway, Part 1 by Playbill Video

Highlights From "The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess" on Broadway, Part 1 http://www.playbill.com/multimedia/video Broadway gets a new look at Catfish Row, with fresh dramatic persp…

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London International Mime Festival: Theatre Ad Infinitum by TheatreVOICE

MIME FEST SPECIAL Postshow discussion with Theatre Ad Infinitum hosted by Mike Tweddle with performers George Mann, Deborah Pugh, Kim Heron and Nir Paldi about their show, Translunar Paradis…

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"War Horse" Writer Michael Morpurgo On Stage and Film by Harry Haun

Following a surprise cameo in War Horse at Lincoln Center Theater, novelist Michael Morpurgo talks about the stage and film versions of his young adult novel.

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 1/23- LITTLE WOMEN by Stage Tube

Today in 2005, Little Women opened at the Virginia Theatre now the August Wilson Theatre, where it ran for 137 performances. Based on Louisa May Alcott's classic 1869 semi-autobiographical n…

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Watch Kristin Chenoweth Sing the National Anthem at the Giants vs. 49ers Game by Broadway.com

With her golden locks and her bright disposition, Kristin Chenoweth can turn any drab Sunday into a sunshiny day. The Tony Award winner gave a glowing rendition of the “The Star Spangl…

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The Book of Mormon Sells Out Denver Engagement in Five Hours by Adam Hetrick

The three-week Denver engagement of the national tour of The Book of Mormon, the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit, sold out within five hours on Jan. 22.

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Olney Theatre announces its 2012 season by Lorraine Treanor

Olney Theatre Center, which operates on a calendar year season, having just ended its 2011 season last weekend with the highly successful Sound of Music, thanks to several extensions, has ju…

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Forget CDs and MP3s, Broadway needs more Records. by Ken Davenport

And I'm not talking about the vinyl kind. Although I'm not a huge football fan, whenever the Patriots are in the post-season, my New England roots kick in, and I find myself cheering my head…

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Time Out Group Acquires WhatsOnStage.com by Dan Bacalzo

Time Out Group has acquired the U.K.-based theater news website, WhatsOnStage.com. The website will continue to be run by managing and editorial director Terri Paddock, and have what is d…

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Fun Art Bus reloaded by Julian

I’ve been following with interest a project from the great Ed Berman called the Fun Art Bus. This is a redevelopment of a community project from the 60′s, where the bus transport…

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Boeing Boeing Audience Reaction by Paper Mill Playhouse

Boeing Boeing Audience Reaction From: PaperMillPlayhouse Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 02:28 More in Entertainment

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Menier Gallery to Present World Premiere of Song of the Seagull by Bethany Rickwald

The Menier Gallery is set to present the world premiere of Song of the Seagul, adapted and directed by Young Vic Genesis director Linnie Reedman, March 15-31. Based on real events and chara…

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Brothers & Sisters Star Matthew Rhys on Channeling Love and Rage in Look Back in Anger by Kathy Henderson

As Jimmy Porter, the caustic, charismatic lead character in John Osbourne’s Look Back in Anger, Matthew Rhys is on constant alert, ready to lash out at his young wife, Alison (Sarah Go…

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ArtsBeat: Tim Rice Has No Hosannas for Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Superstar' Reality Show by Dave Itzkoff

Tim Rice, the "Jesus Christ Superstar" lyricist and one-time collaborator of Mr. Lloyd Webber, said that a reality series to cast a new production of the musical was "tasteless" and "tacky."

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Petula Clark: Miss Downtown Hits Midtown at Feinstein's by Michael Portantiere

Pop music legend Petula Clark makes a rare New York appearance at Feinstein's at Loews Regency.

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Theater loses longtime Wellfleet venue by Mary Ann Bragg

WELLFLEET - The owner of an aging waterfront building that has housed Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater since its...

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Monster Mash: Ai Weiwei film opens; Julia Roberts in 'Normal Heart' by David Ng

The new documentary on artist Ai Weiwei debuted Sunday at the Sundance Film Festival. Julia Roberts has signed on to appear in the movie adaptation of Larry Kramer's "The Normal Heart." Alec…

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Casting “The Normal Heart” Film, “Far From Heaven” on Stage by Tom Mizer

Matthew Bomer (TV’s White Collar) will be kissing Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are All Right)…and not just in my dreams. Over the weekend, the Hollywood Reporter broke casting news fr…

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Barbara Walsh, Tituss Burgess and Donna Lynn Champlin Will Sing Songs of Spirit Jan. 30 by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominee Barbara Walsh, Tituss Burgess and Donna Lynn Champlin will take part in the Jan. 30 Songs of Spirit benefit concert at the Triad Theater.

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Jeanie O'Hare To Head Yale Playwriting Dept. by Frank Rizzo

Dramaturg of Royal Shakespeare Company To Work in New HavenJeanie O’Hare , company dramaturg since 2005 of the Royal Shakespeare Company , is the new chairwoman of the Department of …

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Teresa’s Weekly Update: Model the Movement Edition by Teresa Eyring

Believe it or not, the 22nd TCG National Conference in Boston is only 149 days away! It feels as if the 50th Anniversary kick-off Conference in Los Angeles was only last week instead of last…

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Steve Buscemi to Guest Star in and Direct Episode of 30 Rock by Dan Bacalzo

2011 Golden Globe Award winner Steve Buscemi will guest star in and direct an episode of the NBC comedy 30 Rock, according to a report on EW.com. Buscemi will be reprising his role as priva…

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WICKED | Broadway Green Alliance by Givenik

WICKED | Broadway Green Alliance You can now support The Broadway Green Alliance when getting your tickets to WICKED on Givenik.com. Givenik.com is the only place on the web where you can g…

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African American Spiritual Concert Will Feature Sherry Boone, Harriet D. Foy and Brandie Sutton by Michael Gioia

B. Arts Presenter, a New York-based arts firm, will kick off its 2012 concert season by celebrating Black History Month in The African American Spiritual, which will be held Feb. 5 in t…

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Times Square Alliance Plans to Light Up Restaurant Row by BroadwayWorld

According to the NY Post, the Times Square Alliance has plans to light up Restaurant Row with new signs and lighting at 8th and 9th Avenues on 46th Street in the hopes of bringing more busin…

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News: Time Out acquires Whatsonstage.com, plans future brand growth

It’s been announced today that Whatsonstage.com, the UK’s premier theatre website which you’re reading right now, has been acquired by Time Out Group, the leading source of…

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Review: 'Beautiful Child' by Howard Shapiro

Nicky Silver's Beautiful Child," a mish-mash of a play about a molester, is being done by Fever Dream Repertory at the Adrienne. Inquirer theater critic Howard Shapiro reviews.

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Russell Grant to Replace Michael Crawford in Title Role of London's The Wizard Of Oz by Mark Shenton


Russell Grant, TV astrologer turned reality dance show contestant, is to take over the title role of The Wizard of Oz from Michael Crawford, beginning performances Feb. 14, for a 12-w…

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Dealing with Negative Feedback by Rebecca Coleman

One of the main reasons businesses give me for not wanting to jump into social media is because they are afraid of being flamed. Putting yourself out there involves a certain amount of risk:…

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Tickets on Sale for FOLLIES at the Ahmanson in LA! by Contests

Direct from Broadway Tickets are now on sale

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Tom Riley Tapped to Play Da Vinci in Starz’s Da Vinci’s Demons by Broadway.com

Broadway vet Tom Riley is set to play Leonardo da Vinci in the upcoming Starz series, Da Vinci’s Demons, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Written by David S. Goyer, the series will…

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Julia Roberts, Alec Baldwin, Matt Bomer & Jim Parsons Join Ryan Murphy's Movie Adaptation of The Normal Heart by Broadway.com

Confirming earlier speculation, Oscar winner Julia Roberts has signed on to play Dr. Emma Brookner opposite Mark Ruffalo as Ned Weeks in Glee creator Ryan Murphy’s forthcoming movie ad…

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Terri White to be Honored at 2012 NIGHTLIFE AWARDS, 1/30 by BroadwayWorld

The cast of the 10th Annual Nightlife Awards continues to grow with one stellar performer after another added to the bill. Terri White Follies, who spent a great many years as one of New Yor…

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Claire Danes Honored by Hasty Pudding Theatricals by BroadwayWorld

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals of Harvard University has just announced Claire Danes as the recipient of its 2012 Woman of the Year award. The Pudding is proud to honor such an accomplished a…

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Lights, Camera, Action! Gob Squad’s Kitchen Opens Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

Things are up and rolling at off-Broadway’s Public Theater, where Gob Squad’s Kitchen (You’ve Never Had It So Good) officially opens on January 23. The film-centric show, d…

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STAGE TUBE: Kristin Chenoweth Sings National Anthem at NFC Championship by Stage Tube

Yesterday, Tony Award winner and Broadway favorite Kristin Chenoweth sang the National Anthem at the NFC Championship game between the Giants and 49ers. Clcik below to check out her awesome …

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Contest: Win Tickets To Godspell by Linda

Prepare ye...to win some tickets to Godspell. The revival of the Stephen Schwartz musical is currently playing at the Circle in the Square Theatre. In honor of the new Tuesday Night Talkback…

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The Flip Side of the Dark Arts by Adam Thurman

I'm not suprised that a lot of people dislike the idea of marketing/selling/advertising/etc. Sometimes, I dislike too. Marketing can be the ultimately dark art. I cringe when I see a commerc…

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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IRNE deadlines! by Thomas Garvey

This is just a note to apologize for some tardiness in reviewing - I know, the shows are backed up behind me like Boeings at Logan.  But I also have to get out my IRNE nomination form (…

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Russell Grant to Replace Michael Crawford in London's The Wizard of Oz by Andy Propst

Russell Grant will assume the title role in the West End production of The Wizard of Oz, playing at the London Palladium on February 14, according to a report on Whatsonstage.com. He will b…

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Las Vegas Theater Review: JUBILEE! (Bally’s Jubilee! Showroom) by Dan Zeff

THIS SHOWGIRL NEVER AGES For the typical visitor, Don Arden’s Jubilee! is what Las Vegas entertainment is all about – spectacle, elegance, and acres of nubile topless young ladies descen…

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Las Vegas Theater Review: ABSINTHE (Caesars Palace) by Dan Zeff

DRINK PLENTY OF ABSINTHE BEFORE YOU ATTEND THIS FRAT PARTY Absinthe – an uneasy cross between terrific variety acts and a stag party – takes place near the entrance to Caesars Palace Hot…

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Review: Richard III at curtainup.com by Elyse Sommer

Kevin Spacey concludes The Bridge Project with a showboat performance as "The bottled spider" .

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Las Vegas Theater Review: V – THE ULTIMATE VARIETY SHOW (V Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort) by Dan Zeff

A VIRTUAL VOLCANO OF VISCERALLY VIVACIOUS VARIETY Not every rewarding entertainment experience in Las Vegas tries to blow audiences’ minds with a massive cast, dazzling special effects, an…

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Las Vegas / National Tour Theater Review: MICHAEL JACKSON THE IMMORTAL WORLD TOUR by Dan Zeff

OH, WHAT FOOL THIS IMMORTAL BE After a short run in Las Vegas, Cirque du Soleil’s Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL World Tour begins its 48-city North American excursion that will last through…

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The Road To Mecca is a Journey Worth Taking by Suzanna Bowling

The Road To Mecca is a Journey Worth Taking: The revival of Athol Fugard's The Road To Mecca is beautifully acted with a powerful second act.

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Richard III + Porgy and Bess: Broadway Insta-Reviews

[Ed note: This week, Papermag theater critics AndrewAndrew weigh in on Richard III and The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess. Find out if they were hits or misses in AA's insta-reviews below!]Richar…

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Man Man delivers a 90-minute rush at Union Transfer

The Man Man men have been doing their chaotic, percussive, theatrical thing in Philly for long enough now to risk self-parody, but Saturday's sold-out homecoming show at Union Transfer was p…

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Theater review: 'Dividing the Estate' at the Old Globe by Charles McNulty

Michael Wilson's production of Horton Foote's "Dividing the Estate," starring Hallie Foote and Elizabeth Ashley, opens at the Old Globe in San Diego.

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Kevin Spacey as Richard III Brings Much Content by Suzanna Bowling

Kevin Spacey as Richard III Brings Much Content: The production of Kevin Spacey as Richard III at BAM is a must see for theatre lovers.

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Broadway recoupments and future openings by Mark Shenton

The Broadway production of The Mountaintop closed yesterday, after a run of 24 previews and 117 regular performances, and just under the wire, it was announced last Wednesday that the show h…

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Green Day's American Idiot Musical Extends London Run by Dan Bacalzo

The Green Day musical American Idiot has added an additional week to its schedule at London's HMV Hammersmith Apollo, and will now play the venue December 3-15. As previously reported,…

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Ernie Kovacs by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of possibly the coolest human being ever, Ernie Kovacs (1919-1962). I’ve already spilled a lot of ink over him, notably in this review of the recent DVD boxed set…

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Patrick Andrews peeling back the layers of Red by Jayne Blanchard

The Apollonian and the Dionysian co-exist more or less peaceably in the body of 26-year-old Chicago actor Patrick Andrews, who plays the pliant assistant Ken to Washington favorite Ed Gero…

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Stars of Vaudeville #429: Mae Barnes by Trav S.D.

Mae Barnes (born on this day in 1907, according to some sources) was a popular singer and dancer who got her start at age 12 in the chorus of Harlem’s Plantation Club. After five years…

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2 onstage cripples-1 a saint, 1 a sinner by Elyse Sommer

 Norm Lewish with  Audra McDonald--  Kevin Spacey as King Richard III During  the  past week  I've  seen  two  actors  portraying …

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Terri White to Be Honored and Perform at 10th Annual Nightlife Awards by Dan Bacalzo

Terri White will be honored with a Special Award for her Contributions to New York Nightlife at the 10th annual Nightlife Awards, to be held at The Town Hall on Monday, January 30 at 7pm. W…

Linked From TheaterMania at 09:29AM

POW! (Play Of The Week) by Drama Book Shop

BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW by Bekah Brunstetter Bekah Brunstetter’s hilarious yet sad play Be A Good Little Widow is a wonderful depiction of loss, longing, and dealing with the people who s…

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BWW Expands in Montreal & Quebec! Positions Available for Contributing Editors! by BroadwayWorld

Interested in joining BroadwayWorld's worldwide network of published authorsBroadwayWorld.com is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to head up feature coverage in Montreal and th…

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GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Alysha Umphress of ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER by Adrienne Onofri

The erstwhile jazz singer has such musical theater heavyweights as Michael Mayer, Tom Kitt and William Finn in her corner.

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Photo Flash: First Look - Jordin Sparks and Whitney Houston in SPARKLE by BroadwayWorld

SPARKLE will be released in theaters on August 24th by Sony Pictures. The drama is directed by Salim Akil and written by Mara Brock Akil. It stars Jordin Sparks, Whitney Houston, Derek Luke…

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Book of Mormon Denver Sells Out in Five Hours, Crashes Servers by David Rogers

When it was announced recently that the first touring production of the Broadway hit “The Book of Mormon” would land initially in Denver, the Salt Lake Tribune called the production “t…

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‘The Mountaintop’ Pays Back Investors on Broadway by David Rogers

As “The Mountaintop,” a drama about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s final night before his assassination, prepares to close on Broadway, it reports that it has recouped the entire initial…

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Review: The Convert at curtainup New Jerse by Simon Saltzman

Danai Gurira’s gripping new play set in the region of South Africa now named Southern Rhodesia, on the first leg of its three-theater rolling world premiere. . .

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Constriction by George Hunka

The bitterness of Tay-Sachs disease and similar syndromes lies in its distillation of human existence. An infant with these syndromes is born quite normally and enters the world to recognize…

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London's Wicked Extends Booking Into 2013 by Mark Shenton

The West End production of Wicked, now in its sixth year at the Apollo Victoria Theatre, has extended booking through April 27 2013. Producers confirmed that performances will continue unint…

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London Run of Green Day's American Idiot Gets Second Week in Late 2012 by Mark Shenton

The previously announced debut London run of Green Day's American Idiot at the HMV Hammersmith Apollo has added a second week of performances. It will begin performances as previously an…

Linked From Playbill at 08:37AM

Ticket Offer: £5 tickets to The Bee at Soho Theatre (23rd Jan, 3pm) by A Younger Theatre

Our friends over at Soho Theatre are giving AYT readers discounted tickets to 23rd Jan 3pm matinee performance of The Bee. See below for marketing blurb and the offer code. The Bee A Soho Th…

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Porgy and Bess by Richard Seff

The battle has begun. I’ve been reading followup columns from the critics of the New York Times and other prominent commentators admitting that some of their nitpicking reviews of the …

Linked From DC Theatre Scene at 08:17AM

The Lesson of Follies by Michael Kaiser

Last night the Kennedy Center production of Follies closed on Broadway. Follies, a musical by James Goldman and...

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Feature: Chay Yew Aims for a Victory by Dan Bacalzo

The celebrated playwright and director discusses his new position as artistic director of Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater.

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Don’t Bank on a Musical Fluke by Brisa Trinchero

If I had a dollar for every writer or producer I’ve met who’s said: “I’m going to take my [insert your obscure, small, irreverent, etc show] to Broadway. It’s sure to be a hit …

Linked From Make Musicals at 07:49AM

The Wicked Stage: What’s happened to musical theatre in the South West? by Sarah Green

Last September I left the bright lights of London for the countryside of North Devon, where my family now live. I grew up in Birmingham before the move to the South East so I have always fou…

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Opportunity: Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds seeks Voluntary Workers by A Younger Theatre

The Theatre Royal Bury St Edmunds is offering 5 voluntary worker opportunities across the organisation. Voluntary opportunities are a great way to gain insight into how a theatre or organisa…

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News: Musicals extend: Wicked books through Olympics, American Idiot adds week

Whatsonstage.com Award-winning musical Wicked has announced the 13th extension to its booking period, releasing tickets through to 27 April 2013 and announcing no plans to shutter during the…

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BWW's On This Day - January 23, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 23 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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My Dream Oscar Ballot by Mark Blankenship

The Oscar nominations are being announced tomorrow morning, and unlike most recent years, I’m not really jazzed about the frontrunners. I mean, I liked The Artist well enough, and I di…

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Area Stage’s Snoopy! The Musical Lacks Bark, Bite by Bill Hirschman

Yet, Snoopy! The Musical at Area Stage, the second of two musicals derived from the popular comic strip, Peanuts, just doesn’t have the same pedigree. Its songs are repetitive, its charact…

Linked From Florida Theater On Stage at 06:22AM

Taking Offense by Don Hall

"I think offense is taken, not given. If you don't let yourself be offended, you're not offended." - Ricky GervaisShit White Girls SayShit Black Girls SayShit Latinas SayShit White Girls Say…

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Mary Stuart, New Diorama, London

Faction Theatre Company won this year's Peter Brook/Equity Ensemble Award, a gong founded by the visionary Blanche Marvin, in recognition of the fact that ensembles -- the best training grou…

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Breakin’ Brass, Rich Mix, London

Breakin’ Brass is a club night, alternating funked-up brass band playing and a breakdancing showdown. It’s an unexpected mix, but a jubilant one. Energy levels are high, with some terrif…

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News: Russell Grant takes over from Michael Crawford as Wizard of Oz

Russell Grant, recent star of the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, will take over from Michael Crawford as The Wizard in the London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz, playing a limited 12…

Linked From WhatsOnStage at 05:36AM

Paley Center Celebrates Hammerstein, Welcomes Sondheim Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The Paley Center for Media, with locations in New York and Los Angeles, leads the discussion about the cultural, creative, and social significance of television, radio, and emerging platform…

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Reeve Carney, Katie Finneran, et al. Set for WE'RE GONNA HAVE TO ASK YOU TO LEAVE Concert Tonight by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway at Birdland concert series will present We're Gonna Have To Ask You To Leave...a benefit concert to kick out cancer, to be presented at Birdland on tonight, January 23 at 7pm.

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Kevin Spacey, Kim Cattrall, Jeff Goldblum Lead Old Vic New York Benefit Gala Tonight; Stephen Fry Hosts by BroadwayWorld

On January 23, 2012 The Old Vic will be hosting a Gala evening of entertainment, Old Vic New York, at Gotham Hall, New York City. Hosted by Stephen Fry, the evening will include a number of …

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Joe Iconis, Joseph Craig, et al. Set for TEDxBroadway by BroadwayWorld

The inaugural TEDxBroadway a one-day event about the future of Broadway as a placewill kick off at 11am on Monday January 23, 2012 at New World Stages in New York City.TEDxBroadway is being …

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Review: King John ***

“Bell, book and candle,” that’s one of the phrases we owe to King John; as well as the great speeches of the rampaging Queen Constance and the terrific energy in those of t…

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Blog: Garden of Eden Re-visited

Would you Adam and Eve it? One of the biggest West End musical flops of the past twenty years is rising from the grave this coming Sunday in a charity gala at the Prince of Wales Theatre, st…

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Denver's run of "The Book of Mormon" sells out in five hours by Kristen Leigh Painter The Denver Post

The Broadway show "The Book of Mormon" is already a hit in Denver — though many theatergoers will miss it because the 51,000 tickets for the run sold out in less than five hours.

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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BWW Expands in Germany! Positions Available for Contributing Editors! by BroadwayWorld

Interested in joining BroadwayWorld's worldwide network of published authorsBroadwayWorld.com is currently seeking talented theater enthusiasts to head up feature coverage in Germany.

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Ryan Gosling Mania, Gone Backstage

Stage Manager Ryan Gosling 01/12

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Monday, January 23, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Liz Smith: Andrew Lloyd Webber Knows “Love Never Dies”

And more from our Gossip Girl: Luis Fernando Romo goes gown shopping … “The Artist” leaves England speechless … Kristin Chenoweth brings out the stars at the Pierre H…

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John Lahr: Kevin Spacey in Shakespeare’s “Richard III.” by John Lahr

The most underrated of Shakespeare’s many theatrical gifts—poetic, tragic, festive—is his tabloid mentality. Shakespeare knew the value of the sensational: ghosts, gore, an…

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Goings on About Town: The Theatre by The New Yorker

PageBreak -->OPENINGS AND PREVIEWS Please call the phone number listed with the theatre for timetables and ticket information. CARRIE MCC Theatre presents a reworking of the 1988 music…

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Goings on About Town: On the Horizon by The New Yorker

THE THEATRE STAR BRIGHT Feb. 1 F. Murray Abraham plays the title role in “Galileo,” Bertolt Brecht’s 1947 play about the later years of the seventeenth-century physicist…

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Books: “Verdi’s Shakespeare” review. by The New Yorker

In the essays collected here, Wills examines how Verdi—who, though he did not read English, “adored Shakespeare”—composed and staged “Macbeth,” “Ote…

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Stage and screen share symbiotic bond

For decades Broadway producers regarded Hollywood as the agent of death. They fought to delay film adaptations of "West Side Story," "Hello, Dolly!" "The Wiz" and other shows for fear that t…

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Los Angeles Theater Review: OUR TOWN (The Broad Stage in Santa Monica) by Tony Frankel

THE VALUE IN SIMPLICITY The purposefully simplistic proceedings of David Cromer’s production of Our Town may seem bold and innovative to some, especially to those weaned on Broadway specta…

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Obituary: Kostas Ostrauskas, 85, Penn music librarian and Lithuanian playwright by Walter F. Naedele

Dr. Ostrauskas earned a larger reputation as a Lithuanian-language playwright in the image of Samuel Beckett and Eugene Ionesco.

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Broadway Review: THE GERSHWIN'S PORGY AND BESS

I have to say, it takes some gall to change the name of a classic American folk opera, effectively negating the contributions of two of the chief architects of the original work. Porgy…

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Lord, Lord, Lord! Final Broadway Performance of Follies Gets Standing Ovation in Middle of the Show by Kenneth Jones

"All things beautiful must die," sings the aging soprano Heidi in Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's Follies, the 2011-12 Kennedy Center revival of which took its last breath…

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Mary C. Henderson, Scholar of the Theater, Dies at 83 by Bruce Weber

Ms. Henderson wrote books that have become standard works on America’s players and playhouses.

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Nancy Anderson, Leo Ash Evens Star in York Theatre Company's Ionescopade, Beginning Jan. 23 by Andrew Gans

The York Theatre Company's production of Ionescopade, a rarely performed "musical vaudeville" inspired by works of absurdist master playwright Eugene Ionesco, begins performanc…

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Kerry Butler, Rory O'Malley and Matt Cavenaugh Help Seth Rudetsky Celebrate New Novel Jan. 23 by Andrew Gans

Musician, actor and Playbill.com columnist Seth Rudetsky's first novel for young adults, which is entitled "My Awesome/Awful Popularity Plan," will be released by Random House …

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Reeve Carney, Patti Murin, Nick Blaemire, Dylan Baker and More Are Gonna Have To Ask You To Leave Jan. 23 by Michael Gioia

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presents We're Gonna Have To Ask You To Leave…, a concert to benefit the American Cancer Society, Jan. 23 at Birdland.

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Ken Davenport, Jordan Roth, Gregory Mosher, Joe Iconis and More Attend TEDxBroadway Conference Jan. 23 by Michael Gioia

The inaugural TEDxBroadway conference, a day-long event where artists come together to discuss the future of Broadway, is held Jan. 23 from 11 AM-5 PM at New World Stages.

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Brent Barrett, Daniel Davis, Tim Jerome Are Part of Back to Methuselah Reading Jan. 23 by Andrew Gans

The Project Shaw series continues Jan. 23 with a reading of George Bernard Shaw's Back to Methuselah: Part One.

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Praise! Tickets Now On Sale for Broadway's Leap of Faith Musical by Kenneth Jones

Open your pocketbooks, true believers! Tickets for the new Broadway musical Leap of Faith, starring Tony Award nominee Raul Esparza as a flim-flam preacher, go on sale starting Jan. 23. Prev…

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David Haig Opens in West End in Alan Bennett's The Madness of King George III Jan. 23 by Mark Shenton

David Haig stars in the West End in a new production of Alan Bennett's The Madness of George III, opening officially at the West End's Apollo Theatre Jan. 23, following previews that…

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Elizabeth Reaser, of "Twilight" and "Grey's Anatomy," Steers Back to the Stage in How I Learned to Drive by Brandon Voss

"Twilight" vampire Elizabeth Reaser makes a U-turn back to the stage in the 15th anniversary Off-Broadway revival of How I Learned to Drive.

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THE "SMASH" REPORT: Pilot — No People Like Show People, or Heaven on Earth by Kenneth Jones

The pilot episode of the new NBC drama "Smash," set for a Feb. 6 network TV premiere, was released Jan. 16 on digital services as an effort to create buzz for the musical series. F…

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Review: (Toronto) Kim's Convenience by The Charlebois Post

Jean Yoon & Paul Sun-Hyung Lee (Photo by Cylla von Tiedemann)Soulpepper draws from the Academy for KimWaiting pays offby Beat RiceI cannot recall the last time I was this excited to see …

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Review: (Toronto) Tosca by The Charlebois Post

COC offers the Tried and True...and DeliversTosca sounds and looks beautifulby Axel Van CheeConsidered to be one of the most innovative and adventurous of all the opera companies in North Am…

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Mari Lyn Henry by League of Professional Theatre Women

Educator, Talent Manager, Career Coach New York, New York USA I feel most like myself when I teach a group of young actors audition skills. Everyone knows me, because I’m an open book.…

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Openings We're Tracking, January 23-29 by The Charlebois Post

Camryn MooreCamryn Moore continues her conquer-the-world tour with her show Phone Whore making a stop in Montreal at Mainline. Phone Whore has been as well-received as it has been controvers…

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