Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/4/2012

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 242012.

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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Open Letter From Steve Galluccio to Richard Rose on the Michael Healey Controversy by The Charlebois Post

The Tarragon's decision is both unfortunate and dangerousThis week The Tarragon Theatre decided to cancel an upcoming production of Michael Healey's play, Proud. (Read details in this G…

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Acting dynasties: There's no business like family business

Overqualified and under-employed – that is the lot of most young actors. But not if mummy or daddy is already treading the boards. Meet the new generation of me-toos following their parent…

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Heads Up: Shakespeare with Wainwright

What are we talking about? A Shakespeare-inspired evening at the Barbican, featuring the UK premiere of singer-songwriter Rufus Wainwright's musical setting of five Shakespeare sonnets.

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The Dream/ Song of the Earth, Royal Opera House, London Without Warning, Old Vic Tunnels, London

If anyone had set out on Wednesday night feeling short-changed by the absence of Sergei Polunin – scheduled to dance his first Oberon at Covent Garden but now in self-imposed exile – the…

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Meet the new acting dynasties

Overqualified and under-employed – that is the lot of most young actors. But not if mummy or daddy is already treading the boards. Meet the new generation of me-toos following their parent…

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She Stoops to Conquer, NT Olivier, London The House of Bernarda Alba, Almeida, London The Changeling, Young Vic, Maria, London

Location, location, location. Marlow, a young city buck out in the sticks, has lost his bearings in Oliver Goldsmith's 18th-century comedy She Stoops to Conquer. Sporting fancy breeches and …

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Men deal with guilt and forgiveness in Mustard Seed's 'Playland'

Whether you look at it as history or allegory, Athol Fugard's drama "Playland" is all about junctions, times and places where things are going to change.

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A Walking Tour of Signature Theatre Company's New Complex, With Artistic Director James Houghton by Robert Simonson

"This is one of my favorite spots," said James Houghton, standing at the confluence of a few corridors and doors in the sprawling new Pershing Square Signature Center on West 42nd …

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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'A microcosm of now' in 'Crashing the Party'

The family comedy "Crashing the Party" by Josh Tobiessen practically sprinted from script to stage in just two years.

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QUOTE OF THE DAY: Mike Daisey Bait. by CultureFuture

From a description of why an app was banned from the iPhone store: They claim the app uses their location services in an unauthorised manner. A much more efficient manner than the one they …

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Inside the Roundabout Archives Day 10- PAJAMA GAME by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company recently announced the theatre organizations permanent archives, which document the companys illustrious 46-year production history. The archives are a resource fo…

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"Clybourne Park" and "A Raw Space" in Philly by Tim Dunleavy

"Clybourne Park" is a play that starts with an intriguing premise and proceeds to explore that premise with insight, compassion and startling humor ... "A Raw Space" is a tedious, obvious m…

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Fuse Concert Review: Two Memorable Productions of Charming Ravel Operas by Arts Fuse Editor

Aside from the intrinsic entertainment value of these operas, they show Ravel in quite a different light than we are used to from his chamber and other orchestral music.

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Withering Glance: Goodbye, Mr. Ballet, and other teachers

Rick Nelson and Claude Peck dispense unasked-for advice about clothing, etiquette, culture, relationships, grooming and more.

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"Necessary Sacrifices" Ford's Theatre Premiere by Susan Berlin

"Necessary Sacrifices" ... is less theatrical than educational in nature, but it benefits from the impassioned performances of David Selby as Abraham Lincoln and Craig Wallace as Frederick D…

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Announcing The LIT Independent Theater Fund by Martin Denton

This is from John Clancy, executive director of the League of Independent Theater. (Note: I serve on the Board of LIT.) For over sixty years, Off-Off Broadway (now known as Independent Theat…

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Skrowaczewski, Halen, SLSO give satisfying performance

New music is unquestionably an essential part of any orchestra's seasonal equation. Sometimes, though, it's satisfying to enjoy a program of classics, to compare familiar performances of wel…

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The Great ’90s Animated Film Project: “The King and I” (1999) by Monica Reida

Previously: Mulan, The Swan Princess, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Hercules, The Prince of Egypt, Anastasia, Quest for Camelot, Tarzan, The Iron Giant Shall I tell you what I thi…

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Open Letter From Brad Fraser to Richard Rose regarding the Michael Healey controversy by The Charlebois Post

This is not a minor incidentThis week The Tarragon Theatre decided to cancel an upcoming production of Michael Healey's play, Proud. (Read details in this Globe and Mail story.) In response,…

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Success and Failure from “HOW TO SUCCEED” by David Dow Bentley III

In many ways the show begins in the elegantly decorated entryway of New York’s Al Hirschfeld Theatre. It seems a fitting tribute to the renowned artist and theatre caricaturist for whom th…

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Garland's fall beautifully portrayed in Guthrie play

Actor Tracie Bennett finds the manic and shattered manners of Judy Garland near her life's end.

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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The gay play time warp by Thomas Garvey

I just sat through another "gay play" this week, which was a little dispiriting.  Actually it was a closeted gay play, in which women subbed for the gay men, just as they did fifty year…

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Weekend Agenda: Bored Waiting for Newsies Edition by Lucky and The Mick

You know what opened on Broadway this week? NOTHING. This is what we’re talking about while we eagerly await rehearsal photos of Jeremy Jordan. Where he’s hopefully showing his a…

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PRAGMATIC: Lost Edits by CultureFuture

It's a big question for archivists what to do with the lost edits of a work, especially of that work was collaboratively made. One of my favorite songs is Here Comes The Sun. Turns out, I'v…

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Spotlight On...Libby Woodbridge by Michael Block

Name: Libby Woodbridge
Hometown: Born in NYC. Grew up in Amherst, Massachusetts.Education: BFA from Boston UniversitySelect Credits: Yosemite (Ruby, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater); Jerus…

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Obituary: Ben Gazzara / Brought intensity to stage, screen

Ben Gazzara, an intense actor whose long career included playing Brick in the original "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" on Broadway, roles in influential films by John Cassavetes and work with severa…

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'Rock of Ages' manages to make '80s work at the Fox

For those who lived through the 1980s, working up too much warm nostalgia for the era  especially its music, which tended toward anthemic, but aggressively silly and videocentric hair metal…

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Blog: Critical Condition, February 4, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

February 4, 2012Love From Afarby Gaëtan L. CharleboisI am confined to quarters. My SO (significant other) has just had surgery, is immobilized and I am not only nursemaid but also cook, hou…

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PRAGMATIC: Opacity by CultureFuture

From Isaac: I was wrong.  It isn’t that he’s a bad actor, it’s that he’s an opaque one. Whether by choice or by specificity of talents, Brad Pitt is not going to reveal himself…

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BWW Interviews: No Day But Today for RENT's Brandon Victor Dixon by Naomi Serviss

Brandon Victor Dixon had a feeling that one day he would join the ensemble of the iconoclastic musical RENT. He was only 15 years old when the play debuted in 1996, but Dixon, who plays Tom …

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/4- YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN by Stage Tube

Today in 1999, You're A Good an Charlie Brown opened at the Ambassador Theatre, where it ran for 149 performances. A 1967 musical comedy with music and lyrics by Clark Gesner, the show is ba…

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STAGE TUBE: Jennifer Holliday in DREAMGIRLS Through the Years by Stage Tube

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier today, DREAMGIRLS' original Effie White, Jennifer Holliday, will return to the role for which she won a 1982 Tony Award this summer at the Muny in St. Louis…

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Angus, Thongs and Even More (on stage!) Snogging by Catherine Noonan

Louise Rennison talks theatre, slang and really big knickers as her infamous teenage novel comes to the West Yorkshire Playhouse stage.

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BWW Interviews LEGALLY BLONDE's Bailey Hanks! by Linda Hodges

Bailey Hanks is blonde. She's Beautiful. And she's here in the bay area reprising her role Elle Woods in the hit musical comedy Legally Blonde, the Musical Hanks talked with BWW's Linda H…

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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"As You Like It" Pittsburgh Public Theater by Ann Miner

This is a luminous production of one of Shakespeare's lighter comedies. The chosen setting of the play, circa 1907, is revealed quickly through impeccable costumes by Gabriel Berry, as stark…

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Exit Stage Left: What value do clichés have in the acting world? by Tristan Pate

We’ve all had those moments of sudden self awareness in life when we realise we are acting out a genuine cliché. Whether it’s coming home from a bad day at work and melodramatically thr…

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Eudaemonics in an age of decline by George Hunka

To describe myself as a pessimist and an elitist is, today, an act of radical repudiation and risks misunderstanding and even hostility from those who, first, accept mere potted definitions …

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Jennifer Holliday Will Star in Muny Production of Dreamgirls by Andrew Gans

Grammy Award winner Jennifer Holliday will reprise her Tony-winning performance as Effie White in The Muny's July staging of Henry Krieger and Tom Eyen's Dreamgirls. The production …

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Our Favorite Jennifer Holliday Moments by Adam Hetrick

Original Dreamgirls star Jennifer Holliday picked up a Tony Award for creating the role of Effie White on Broadway in 1981. It was just announced that she will return to the role for the Mun…

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Popular character actor Ben Gazzara dies in NY by Cristian Salazar

NEW YORK (AP) -- Ben Gazzara, whose powerful dramatic performances brought an intensity to a variety of roles and made him a memorable presence in such iconic productions over the decade…

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BROADWAY RECALL: Gentlemen Don't Prefer Eponine by Michael Dale

The week's big casting news includes Megan Hilty in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes for Encores and Samantha Barks in the screen version of Les Miserables.

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Jennifer Holliday Will Return to DREAMGIRLS, Playing Effie at the Muny by BroadwayWorld

Before Jennifer Hudson gave Effie White life on the big screen, Jennifer Holliday was playing her on the Broadway stage. This summer, Holliday will return to DREAMGIRLS, playing the role at …

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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Fuse Book Review: The Precarious Existence of Symphony Orchestras by Arts Fuse Editor

This is a book for anyone interested not just in the economic state of the symphony orchestra, but in the overall financial health of the arts in the United States.

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Director Wenders uses 3-D to explore dance in 'Pina'

Recently, 3-D has begun to shake off its reputation for gimmickry and be taken seriously as a means of cinematic expression by esteemed filmmakers from Martin Scorsese ("Hugo") to Werner Her…

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Photo Coverage: GODSPELL Celebrates 100 Performances! by Linda Lenzi

Last night, the Broadway revival of GODSPELL celebrated 100 performances. View photos from the celebration below

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Review: A Raw Space at curtainup.com/Philadelphia by Kathryn Osenlund

I'm sad to report that Jon Marans' new play at Bristol Riverside Theatre disappoints.

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Chicago Theater Review: LEGALLY BLONDE (The Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire) by Dan Zeff

THE SILLY BLONDE MUSICAL THAT ACTUALLY WORKS Local musical productions will have problems hiring skilled and energetic young performers for the next couple of months. The Chicagoland talent …

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From Broadway to About Broadway

After his musical closes, director Michael Mayer focuses on a TV show about a musical: "Smash."

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Dancers Flow In After Opera's Exit

The David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, faced with a void left by City Opera's departure, is aiming to raise its profile as a focal point for world-class dance by bringing in companies …

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Regional Theater Review: LONESOME TRAVELER (Laguna Playhouse in Orange County) by Tony Frankel

EXCELLENCE VS. HOKUM With Lonesome Traveler, a compendium of the golden years of American folk music, writer/director James O’Neil has developed a long-winded and incoherent revue that is …

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The Week in Culture Pictures, Feb. 3 by The New York Times

A slide show of photographs of cultural events from this week.

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Popular character actor Ben Gazzara dies in NY by Cristian Salazar

NEW YORK (AP) -- Ben Gazzara, whose powerful dramatic performances brought an intensity to a variety of roles and made him a memorable presence in films, on television and on Broadway in…

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Stars of Vaudeville #434: Fay Marbe by Trav S.D.

Fay Marbe (born this day in 1899) was a Jazz Age siren who reportedly had “Society” origins. Discovered while dancing at a charity event, she was cast in the Broadway show Oh, Bo…

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Stars of Vaudevile # 435: Walter Catlett by Trav S.D.

Today is birthday of familiar Hollywood character actor Walter Catlett (1889-1960). He began to appear in operettas as a child (with a brief detour into pugilism) and graduated to a flourish…

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Feature: Tonight's the Night for Maurice Hines by Zachary Stewart

The versatile performer discusses directing the biographical musical Josephine Tonight at MetroStage.

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The First Smash by Peter Filichia

As if you haven't heard, it's a fictional account of people trying to do a musical about Marilyn Monroe. It's not to be confused with the two musicals that dealt with the screen legend in 19…

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Pic of the Week: February 3, 2012 by Tony

Barb Anderson in Bounty of Lace. Tags: Pic of the Week

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Captive Audiences? What Is the Breaking Point? by Art

Knees ache, bottoms numb up andwatches flicker. When a theatrical performance,even an enjoyable one, has gone on too long at one clip, the audience membersfeel it.   And let's…

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The jury’s mostly out in Mamet’s ‘Race’ by Bob Bullen

“Everyone’s a little bit racist,” sing the puppets of Avenue Q. Then there’s sh*t white girls say to black girls. And what about anything comedienne Lisa Lampanelli s…

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Marty, We Have To Go Back and Get Franzen To Go On Oprah! by Art

So, Hollywood is increasingly involved in the news of the theater recently.Yesterday, word came that mega-producer Scott Rudin was suddenly pulling the plug on his financing of the Broadway …

Linked From Art Hennessey at 08:01AM

Look Back in Anger by Carey Purcell

“He’s horrifyingly odd and exciting,” one character says of another in John Osborne’s Look Back in Anger. The same could be said of the current revival of Osborne’s landmark 1956 w…

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VISITING THE ITALIAN RESTAURANT by Jason Robert Brown

When I said I was going to cover The Stranger in its entirety, I knew (as did you all) that what I really meant is that I was going to have to deal with "Scenes From An Italian Restaura…

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ASK JRB: ENOUGH WITH THE BILLY JOEL ALREADY by Jason Robert Brown

I got a weird and huffy comment this morning on yesterday's blog about "Scenes from an Italian Restaurant." Perhaps this guy was annoyed by my incessant Twittering about the Billy …

Linked From Jason Robert Brown at 08:00AM

Sound & Fury talk about their latest show, Going Dark by TheatreVOICE

Interview: Mark Espiner and Dan Jones, two of the three co-directors of the pioneering company Sound & Fury talk about their follow-up to their hit show "Kursk" - a new piece about astr…

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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A Little Bit Noh, A Little Bit Musical Theatre by Mark Blankenship

“Tokio Confidential’s” unlikely combination of styles You see all kinds of theatre in New York, but you don’t see that much Noh, the classical Japanese form that uses…

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FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUF 12 PERFORMANCES ONLY

The Lyric Theatre will kick off its 2012 season of plays with a revival of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When The Rainbow Is Enuf, directed by Lyric Artistic Director JC Gaff…

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The So-Called Need to Fail by Scott Walters

"You've Cott Mail" today is all about "the need to fail." I'm with Adam Thurman on this one: "I've had to learn (the hard way) that the only failures that move us forward are the ones where …

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Richard II at the Donmar by John Morrison

I dropped in to the Donmar box office at a lucky moment last week, just as they released a batch of extra tickets for one of the last performances of Michael Grandage's swansong production, …

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I Interview Playwrights Part 423: Begonya Plaza by Adam Szymkowicz

Begonya Plaza Hometown: Born in Bogotá, Colombia. From the age of two have consistently traveled and lived between Northern Spain (Guernica, Barcelona), Hollywood, and New York. Cu…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 424: Eddie Antar by Adam Szymkowicz

Eddie Antar Hometown: Brooklyn, New York Current Town: New York, NY Q:  Tell me about The Navigator. A:  The Navigator is about a man that suddenly gets a gift. He begins to …

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WAY TO HEAVEN • The New Jewish Theatre by Andrea

"Himmelweg", translated from German, means "Way to Heaven".  In the context of this absorbing play by Juan Mayorga, it means the sound of the train, and the way to the gas chambers. &nb…

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"While you're in a clapping mood..." by Bilal

Our technicians aren't exactly the unsung heroes of Too Much Light, because we sing about them often, sometimes even with actual songs. Each of them bring their own personalities and enjoyab…

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Double Salami: week 4 by Kurt Chiang

I am so sorry this is getting to you late.Rememember: A Double Salami is more than Eli Manning and Tom Brady sharing a cab in Texas. Find out this Sunday at the Neo-Futurarium. (and Friday …

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World Premiere Preview February 3, 4, and 5 by Kurt Chiang

I'm writing this while sitting on my bed, and one of the cats is sitting next to me. He is sitting just like person would on a couch, or a lawn chair. So it's weird.The super bowl is this …

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Playwrights and theaters join Japan benefit push by Mark Kennedy

Celebrated playwrights including Stephen Sondheim, Tony Kushner and Edward Albee have joined a fundraiser to mark the anniversary of a devastating earthquake in Japan.

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Messenger No. 4 – Dramatis Personae –Joey Melcher by Travis Bedard

Name: Joey Melcher Where are you from originally? Houston, TX How long have you been in Austin? 1 year Who are some of the the folks you’re playing in Messenger No. 4? Rogue Messenger,…

Linked From Cambiare Productions at 07:34AM

You and you and nothing but you. by Travis Bedard

Well I hope you’ve been reading along as we’ve been introducing the cast of our upcoming Messenger No. 4 (Or…. How to Survive a Greek Tragedy). If you haven’t been following along yo…

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A Reason to Stay In or Trek To Brooklyn by Linda

I want to thank The Gallery Players--that hidden gem on 14th Street in Park Slope--for introducing me to A Man of No Importance. This is the first New York revival of this lovely musical, wh…

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Pariah by Jill Dolan

Adepero Oduye as Alike in Dee Rees's PariahDee Rees’s debut feature film is a terrific studyof a teenaged girl who identifies as a lesbian, even though she lives under theheterosexual enfo…

Linked From The Feminist Spectator at 07:33AM

"Wit" Satisfies the Heart, Head—and Soul by Jan Simpson

One of the big mysteries of the recent theatrical past is why Margaret Edson hasn’t written more plays.  Wit, the first—and only one—she wrote was the surprise hit of the 1998-199…

Linked From Broadway & Me at 07:32AM

Race-y 'Clybourne Park' Still On for Broadway Opening

'Clybourne Park' © Clybourne Park Jordan Roth of Jujamcyn Theatres issued a statement today stating that the dark comedy Clybourne Park will open on Broadway after all. Between the sens…

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A Century of Music at The New York Public Library by George Boziwick

As the centennial year of The New York Public Library's Stephen A. Schwarzman Building comes to a close and the next 100 years begin, it's a good opportunity to journey through the history, …

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BWW's On This Day - February 4, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Broadway 'Business' takes a dive

Legit News: Most shows stay steady, but closings take a toll

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Legit theater creatives spawn apps

Legit News: Market grows for rehearsal, staging tools

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EUROPE/WINTER TOUR 2012: Alan Gilbert, Frank Peter Zimmermann, and Beethoven 02/02/2012 by New York Philharmonic

EUROPE/WINTER TOUR 2012: Alan Gilbert, Frank Peter Zimmermann, and Beethoven 02/02/2012 An hour before they take the stage at Germany's Kölner Philharmonie, Alan Gilbert and the Ne…

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EUROPE/WINTER TOUR 2012: A Celebration in Cologne by New York Philharmonic

EUROPE/WINTER TOUR 2012: A Celebration in Cologne On February 1 — the eve of the first concert in the EUROPE / WINTER 2012 tour — Alan Gilbert and the New York Philharmonic are …

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I AM THEATRE: Adele Nadine Traub by Theatre Communications Group

Adele Nadine Traub, Resident Stage Manager, Manager of Artistic Operations and Founding Company Member of the Actors' Shakespeare Project, Boston.

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Glee - "The Spanish Teacher" - Matthew Morrison Interview by MatthewMorrison.net

Glee - "The Spanish Teacher" - Matthew Morrison Interview Source: Fox From: matthewmorrisonnet Views: 104 1 ratings Time: 02:47 More in People & Blogs

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TheaterMania News Minute - February 2, 2012 by TheaterMania

TheaterMania News Minute - February 2, 2012 This week, TheaterMania reports on Christie Brinkley returning to Chicago, Constantine Maroulis in Broadway bound Jekyll & Hyde, Lily Rabe in…

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The Phantom of the Opera in Japan by The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera in Japan http://www.thephantomoftheopera.com Hi-definition footage from the Japanese Shiki Theatre production of The Phantom of the Opera, currently showing in Tok…

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Las Vegas Previews February 2012 by The Broadway Channel

Las Vegas Previews February 2012 From: BroadwayChannel Views: 13 2 ratings Time: 21:31 More in Entertainment

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Broadway on Tour February 2012 by The Broadway Channel

Broadway on Tour February 2012 From: BroadwayChannel Views: 19 3 ratings Time: 16:06 More in Entertainment

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Broadway Channel February 2012 Seg I by The Broadway Channel

Broadway Channel February 2012 Seg I February is an exciting month as The Broadway Channel® takes you on a first sneak peek of Broadway's upcoming new production, GHOST THE MUSICAL …

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THE ADDAMS FAMILY Tour - Trailer by Addams Family

THE ADDAMS FAMILY Tour - Trailer Take a sneak peek at THE ADDAMS FAMILY national tour, coming soon to a city near you! For more information about The Addams Family on Tour, please visit: h…

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Audra McDonald Introduces Her New Puppy! by Givenik

Audra McDonald Introduces Her New Puppy! Audra McDonald introduced hew new puppy Georgia while backstage at The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess! LIKE Givenik | http://www.Facebook.com/Giveni…

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Audra McDonald | Givenik Ambassador by Givenik

Audra McDonald | Givenik Ambassador Audra McDonald joins in support of Givenik.com, which is the only place on the web where you can get a Broadway ticket and 5% goes to your favorite chari…

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Givenik Ambassador | Carolee Carmello by Givenik

Givenik Ambassador | Carolee Carmello Carolee Carmello, who is currently starring in the hit musical SISTER ACT, talks about her favorite charity: God's Love We Deliver. LIKE Givenik |…

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Learn Chinese with Chinglish Broadway! - Episode 3: Pablo Schreiber by Broadway's Best Shows

Learn Chinese with Chinglish Broadway! - Episode 3: Pablo Schreiber http://broadwaysbestshows.com/show/Chinglish - EPISODE 3: Johnny tries to 'Wu' Angela. Pablo Schreiber reminds hi…

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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JKTS INTERACTIVE: HOT and HOTTER: Round 2: Dueling Geek Boys by JK

Think of it as February/March/April/May Madness!  Just like in the sports world, the quest for Broadway's most uniquely attractive guy will be done through a series of "games" in a brac…

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Saturday, February 4, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre lineup includes 'Giselle,' 'Moulin Rouge'

A dance company's season lineup is like a good recipe. It's got to be just the right blend of tried and true favorites, something sweet and something spicy with a dash of surprise. Pittsburg…

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Holliday to reprise 'Dreamgirls' role at Muny

Signature role of Effie White made the actress a star.

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Breaking News: Caldwell Considers Bankruptcy Protection, But No Plans To Fold by Bill Hirschman

The board of directors at the Caldwell Theatre Company are considering seeking federal bankruptcy protection as one solution to persisting financial problems at South Florida’s longest run…

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Tony Award Nominee Ben Gazzara Has Died at 81 by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway and film legend Ben Gazzara has died at age 81, according to The New York Tiimes. Gazzara, who studied with Lee Strasberg at the Actors Studio in Manhattan, made his Broadway debut…

Linked From TheaterMania at 01:25AM
Saturday, February 4, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Richard Montoya and Culture Clash Return to La Jolla Playhouse With American Night, Opening Feb. 4 by Kenneth Jones

American Night: The Ballad of Juan José, Richard Montoya's new work about a U.S. citizenship test and echoes from American history, opens at La Jolla Playhouse Feb. 4 following pr…

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Two River's Jitney, With Tony Winner Chuck Cooper, Anthony Chisholm, J. Bernard Calloway, Opens Feb. 4 by Michael Gioia

Two River Theater Company, under the leadership of artistic director John Dias and managing director Michael Hurst, presents August Wilson's Jitney, which officially opens Feb. 4 followi…

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Prime Time Broadway: The Story Behind TV's "Smash" by Adam Hetrick

Top players from Broadway, movies and TV are exploring the drama of making a musical in the new drama series "Smash."

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The Cost of the Erection, With "All My Children" Star Michael E. Knight, Begins West Coast Run Feb. 4 by Michael Gioia

Stage and screen actors Michael E. Knight ("All My Children") and Robin Riker ("The Bold and the Beautiful") star in Blank Theatre's production of Jon Marans' The…

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CHART TOPPERS: Most-Read Playbill.com Stories, Week of Jan. 22–28 by Judy Samelson

Here are the most-read Playbill.com stories for the week of Jan. 22–28, 2012, from information compiled by Playbill.com.

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Singin' in the Rain Begins Performances at West End's Palace Theatre Feb. 4 by Mark Shenton

Jonathan Church's production of Singin' in the Rain, based on the celebrated 1952 MGM film of the same name, begins performances at the West End's Palace Theatre Feb. 4, prior to…

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THE WEEK AHEAD, Feb. 4-10: Merrily Rolls Along to NYC and Venus in Fur Returns; "Smash" Premieres on NBC by Blake Ross

Playbill.com's weekly planner reminds you that "Smash" brings Broadway to the tube… Venus in Fur goes commercial… there is a Merrily return to New York City&helli…

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Music Is, the "Lost" Broadway Musical by Richard Adler, Will Holt and George Abbott, Revived for Feb. 4-5 Concerts by Kenneth Jones

Music Is, the short-lived 1976 Broadway musical based on Shakespeare's Twelfth Night, is getting its first revival in a concert version produced by the theatre school at Western Carolina…

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STAGE PORTRAIT: Tony and Academy Award Winner Kevin Spacey in Richard III by Playbill Staff

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

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Art with heart: Toronto welcomes Condé and Beveridge back by Murray Whyte

Toronto artists Carole Condé and Karl Beveridge epitomize generations of artist activism in Canada. This month, they get a much-deserved homecoming.

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Theatre for Thought, February 4, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

Londa Larmond, Arlene Duncan(Photographer: Joanna Akyol)CAROLINE CHANGES THE THEATREjoel fishbaneEarly last year, a panel of experts sat down for New York Magazine and debated whic…

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Lauren Yarger by League of Professional Theatre Women

Theater Writer/Producer Granby, Connecticut USA A Marriage Made in Heaven Being a critic allows for a perfect marriage of two of my passions: theater and writing. Both passions have known ea…

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STAGE TUBE: X FACTOR Winner Melanie Amaro, Elton John Face Off in New Pepsi Commercial! by Stage Tube

Earlier this week, PepsiCo released details about its Pepsi ad to air during Super Bowl XLVI, which will be broadcast on NBC. Today, the ad was released - check it out below

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