Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Richard Egarr at Boston Early Music Festival by Thomas Garvey

Local early music aficionados know that Richard Egarr is one of the most exciting conductors alive - his recent interpretations of Haydn's "Clock" Symphony and Beethoven's Eighth (at Handel …

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You, My Mother at LaMama by Andy Horwitz

Two-Headed Calf's new opera project, You, My Mother, poignantly explores the relationship between children (daughters) and their mothers.

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Pasadena Playhouse names Charles Dillingham to interim post by David Ng

The Pasadena Playhouse is gaining the services of a name familiar to the Southern California theater community.The Pasadena Playhouse is gaining the services of a name familiar to the Southe…

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How to Become a Broadway Performer by Smash

Looking to break into the industry? Follow these helpful tips!

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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STAGE TUBE: Broadway Vet Ariana Grande Releases New Music Video by Stage Tube

Ariana Grande, currently starring in Nickelodeon's 'Victorious', recently released her new single 'Put Your Hearts Up' on December 20. The teen star - who was seen on Broadway in Jason Rober…

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STAGE TUBE: Joel Grey Joins Robert Creighton Onstage at the Metropolitan Room! by Stage Tube

Last night, Creighton was joined by surprise guest and his Anything Goes co-star Joel Grey for an impromptu duet check it out below

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Review: The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G by Andy Propst

This unusual work both provokes thought and induces gales of laughter.

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Review: Show Boat by Jonathan Abarbanel

Nathan Gunn and Ashley Brown headline Lyric Opera of Chicago's excellent production of the Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein II musical.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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PHOTO CALL: Glenne Headly, Ed Harris, Bill Pullman and More Star in Beth Henley's The Jacksonian by Krissie Fullerton

Glenne Headly, Ed Harris, Bill Pullman and more star in the world premiere of Beth Henley's newest work, The Jacksonian at the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles. Opening night is Feb. 15.

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PHOTO CALL: A Look at London's One Man, Two Guvnors, With Jodie Prenger and Hannah Spearitt, in Rehearsal by Krissie Fullerton

Jodie Prenger and Hannah Spearitt star in the transfer of the National's One Man, Two Guvnors from the the West End's Adelphi to the Theatre Royal, Haymarket, beginning performances …

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PHOTO CALL: How I Learned to Drive Opening Night by Joseph Marzullo

The new Off-Broadway production of Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive, her dark Pulitzer Prize-winning coming-of-age play, opened Feb. 13 following previews from Jan. 24 at Second Stag…

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Fuse Concert Review: Brandeis University Illuminates the Music of Schütz by Arts Fuse Editor

All the works were done with balance, appropriate embellishments in the vocal solo and instrumental parts, and with the energy necessary to bring this music into the twenty-first century.

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TT: Almanac

"The stupid believe that to be truthful is easy; only the artist, the great artist, knows how difficult it is."...

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TT: Snapshot

A 1958 BBC TV interview with Kingsley Amis: (This is the latest in a series of arts-related videos that appear...

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Victor Garber, Allison Janney, Susan Sarandon to Appear on The Big C by Dan Bacalzo

Stage and screen stars Victor Garber, Allison Janney and Susan Sarandon will join guest star on the next season of Showtime's The Big C according to The Hollywood Reporter. The series w…

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Review: Orpheus Descending (Shattered Globe Theatre) by Scotty Zacher

Directed by Julieanne Ehre, Shattered Globe's staging of *Orpheus Descending* is solid, if not always as smoldering and downright incendiary as it needs to be. Slightly Recommended.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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Smash - Episode 2 - The Callback - Luan Legacy Recap by DanceOn

Smash - Episode 2 - The Callback - Luan Legacy Recap In the second episode of NBC's Smash, the final decision is revealed after Ivy and Karen are brought back for a second callback to p…

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Pasadena Playhouse names Charles Dillingham to interim post by David Ng

Charles Dillingham, who worked for nearly 20 years at Center Theatre Group as managing director before leaving in 2011, will join the Pasadena Playhouse on an interim basis as executive dire…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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People You Should Know . . . Valerie Stanford by Zack

Valerie Stanford is a New York-based actresswho has worked extensively in the city as well as Chicago, Miami, Provincetownand Boston. Credits include: Boeing Boeing, In The Next Room or thev…

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The Recruiting Officer - review by Lyn Gardner

Donmar, LondonMichael Grandage may have gone out in a blaze, such was his success in turning the Donmar into a glossy international theatre brand and the venue that Stephen Sondheim has call…

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Photo Flash: LOVE NEVER DIES Arrives in Movie Theaters, February 28 by BroadwayWorld

Making its first appearance in the United States, NCM Fathom and Omniverse Vision will present Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, the long awaited continuation to The Phantom of the Oper…

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Photo Flash: Matt Cavenaugh and Jenny Powers Headline Broadway at Birdland by BroadwayWorld

The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented Matt Cavenaugh and Jenny Powers last night, February 13. course, the house was packed with family, friends and fans of the duo, including w…

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Bart DeLorenzo Interviews SCR’s Marc Masterson by Bart Delorenzo

Director Bart DeLorenzo questions South Coast Repertory's new artistic director Marc Masterson about the company's new directions, its use of local artists, his working habits, views on the …

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The Wicker Man: The pagan players are ready to set the stage on fire

There are certain roles so associated with a single actor that they just aren't worth trying to make your own - and Greg Hemphill knows it. "If somebody had come to me and said, 'We'd like y…

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Theater review: 'The Fall to Earth' at Odyssey Theatre Ensemble by Charlotte Stoudt

Charlotte Stoudt reviews Joel Drake Johnson's "The Fall to Earth" at the Odyssey Theatre Ensemble

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'Cupcake Wars' takes on Los Angeles Opera's 'La Boheme' by Jamie Wetherbe

Ever wanted to see a classic opera reinterpreted with baked goods?Ever wanted to see a classic opera reinterpreted with baked goods?

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Video: Silence of the Lambs musical cannibalizes Broadway habits by Lisa Rose

The Off-Broadway show, SILENCE! THE MUSICAL is a tuneful adaptation of the Oscar-winning thriller, Silence of the Lambs. It is more a theater satire than a film parody, poking fun at the pro…

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'Cupcake Wars' takes on Los Angeles Opera's 'La Boheme' by Jamie Wetherbe

The Food Network’s competition show “Cupcake Wars” on Sunday night had four bakers compete for a $10,000 prize and a chance to showcase their treats at a gala celebration of the Los An…

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Theater review: 'Man of La Mancha' at the Carpenter Arts Center by David Nichols

David C. Nichols reviews Musical Theatre West's revival of "Man of La Mancha" at the Carpenter Center, starring "Phantom" fixture Davis Gaines and Ovation winner Lesli Margherita. A theater …

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater Review: In ‘The Broken Heart,’ Tainted Love, Onstage at the Duke by Charles Isherwood

John Ford’s 17th-century play “The Broken Heart” is heavy with revenge and sorrow.

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Music Review: Laura Benanti’s American Songbook Night at the Allen Room by Stephen Holden

Laura Benanti, the Tony-winning actress and singer, gave the final concert in the season’s American Songbook series at the Allen Room on Saturday.

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Sutton Foster to Appear on PROJECT RUNWAY ALL-STARS This Thursday by BroadwayWorld

Anything Goes star Sutton Foster will appear as a guest judge on Project Runway All Stars this Thursday, February 16th between 9-10PM on Bravo.

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BWW TV: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Cast Meets the Press! by BroadwayWorld TV

The Stratford Shakespeare Festival's hit production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, directed by 2-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, opens March 22, 2012 previ…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 06:46PM

EVITA's Ricky Martin to Appear on GMA, LIVE WITH KELLY Tomorrow by BroadwayWorld

Tomorrow on 'Good Morning America' and 'Live with Kelly,' EVITA star Ricky Martin will appear alongside Nicki Minaj as the newest spokespeople For MAC Cosmetics VIVA GLAM Campaign, and will …

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Funny old game: the standup competition for over-55s by Brian Logan

Leicester's Comedy festival will this year host a Silver Standup competition. Will an aggressively young artform embrace older voices?In the course of her standup career, now into its fourth…

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Drama Desk gets new hall

Legit News: Change of venue for award ceremony

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Jack Reuler: In Search of the Artistic Home by HowlRound

Jamie Gahlon has asked theater artists from around the country to talk about their personal search for an artistic home. Jack Reuler continues this series. What makes an artistic home? It is…

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Live on Soundcheck: Nick Jonas

Nick Jonas got his break singing in a hair salon in New Jersey, waiting for his mom while she got her hair done. Someone suggested the little crooner go see a manager and soon the littlest J…

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Dance Review: 'Brazil! Brazil!' by Lisa Jo Sagolla

This flashy, upbeat celebration of Brazilian music and dance is distinguished by its inclusion of freestyle footballers who delight us with soccer-ball juggling tricks.

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Chatting With Jesus, Judas & More at the Jesus Christ Superstar Meet and Greet by Broadway.com

The greatest story ever told is gearing up to return to Broadway, as the highly acclaimed Stratford Shakespeare Festival production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ S…

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Sutton Foster on Trading Broadway for the Beach in New TV Series Bunheads by Broadway.com

Two-time Tony winner Sutton Foster is headed to TV land this spring. The Anything Goes star will be departing the S.S. American and settling down in Paradise, California, on the new ABC Fami…

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ArtsBeat: Jeff Goldblum Will Pick Up The Red Pen in 'Seminar' by Patrick Healy

Jeff Goldblum will take over the lead role in Theresa Rebeck's play about a caustic writing teacher and his students.

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The Double is clever and engaging by Kate Taylor

Factory Theatre Dostoyevsky adaptation features small cast, inventive staging

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Stepping up to a new arts activism by Paula Citron

When two dancers bought a former soup kitchen, they never planned to be part of a massive urban revitalization project

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Anything Goes’ Sutton Foster on “Project Runway All Stars” this Thursday by Amy Kass

Anything Goes star Sutton Foster will appear as a guest judge on “Project Runway All Stars” this Thursday, February 16th between 9-10PM on Lifetime (channel 62).

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Death of a Salesman Revival Begins Previews Feb. 14 by Andrew Gans

The Broadway revival of Arthur Miller's Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning American tragedy Death of a Salesman begins performances Feb. 14 at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre.

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Second Preview of DEATH OF A SALESMAN is On For Tonight! by BroadwayWorld

The second preview of Arthur Millers DEATH OF A SALESMAN, scheduled for this evening at the Barrymore Theatre 243 West 47th Street WILL play as scheduled at 8pm.

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STAGE TUBE: Amanda Seyfried on Playing 'Cosette' in LES MIS Film by Stage Tube

Theatre fans everywhere are already itching to see Les Misrables brought to the big screen, and though the film isn't due to hit theatres until December 7, rehearsals have already begun for …

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Alan Rickman to Depart SEMINAR April 1; Jeff Goldblum to Join Cast! by BroadwayWorld

Two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman Private Lives, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the Harry Potter franchise will play his final performance on Sunday, Ap…

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Spy vs Spy in the House of Love — ‘This Means War’ by Pauline Adamek

Dumb fun and loads of laughs, the new action-comedy movie This Means War is a slick, savvy and crowd-pleasing thrill ride. It’s a glossy and handsome, high-concept and lavishly filmed …

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Potted Potter review: Mirthful Muggles by Richard Ouzounian

Hilarious Harry Potter spoof Potted Potter owes its humour to great British comedy duos.

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The Afternoon Report, Tuesday, February 14, 2012 by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Brought to you by Boneau/Bryan-Brown Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Today’s Tweets from BBB Follow us on Twitter –  http://twitter.com/BBBway Click on any hyperlinked  item for more in…

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Cheryl Freeman, John P. Keller to Star in Active Theater's Violet Hour by Dan Bacalzo

Broadway veteran Cheryl Freeman and newcomer John P. Keller will star in The Active Theater's production of Richard Greenberg's The Violet Hour, to play the Workshop Theater, March…

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Seth Dodson, Tyler Patochka, and More Set for Annoyance Theatre's Escape From Ground Zero by Andy Propst

Annoyance Theatre has announced casting for Escape From Ground Zero, to run March 4 - April 8. Tim Paul, who conceived the piece, will direct the production. The dark comedy, written by th…

Linked From TheaterMania at 05:27PM

Jeff Goldblum to Join Broadway's Seminar on April 3 by Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award nominee Jeff Goldblum will join the Broadway cast of Theresa Rebeck's play Seminar, currently at the Golden Theatre, as Leonard for an eight-week engagement beginning on Apri…

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Jonny Lee Miller to Star in CBS Pilot Elementary by Andy Propst

Jonny Lee Miller will star in CBS's pilot for a Sherlock Holmes reboot, Elementary, according to a report on Deadline.com. Michael Cuesta will direct the show, which will have a script…

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Caridad Svich's The Way of the Water to Receive April Readings in U.S. and Abroad by Dan Bacalzo

The two-year anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon BP oil spill will be marked this year by readings of Caridad Svich's play, The Way of the Water, both in the U.S. and abroad. The play…

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Looking Back by Rob Weinert-Kendt

If I've got one pet peeve in criticism, both in print and in water-cooler form, it's the "not likeable" canard. I don't mean to dismiss what people experience as sincere aversion to fictiona…

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Ginger Commodore makes her Chanhassen debut

The "Moore by Four" veteran has taken over the role of Motormouth Maybelle in Chan's excellent "Hairspray."

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New Plays From Annie Baker, Amy Herzog & More Complete 2012-2013 Playwrights Horizons Season by Broadway.com

Plays from Annie Baker, Amy Herzog and more are among the final four productions of Playwrights Horizons 2012-2013 season, joining previously announced shows Detroit and Far From Heaven. Dat…

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Jeff Goldblum to Lead Seminar; Alan Rickman Sets Departure Date by Broadway.com

Jeff Goldblum will step into Seminar as Leonard, the role originated and currently played by Alan Rickman, beginning April 3 at the Golden Theatre. Rickman's final perform…

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This town needed a show like 'Improv All-Stars' by Chris Jones

THEATER REVIEW: "The Second City Improv All-Stars" in UP Comedy Club at Second City THEATER REVIEW: "The Second City Improv All-Stars" in UP Comedy Club at Second City ... Finally, Chicago …

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Season on the Horizons

Legit News: Baker, Herzog back at Off Broadway company

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New satire from Karen Hines brings noir to the stage by J. Kelly Nestruck

Drama: Pilot Episode’s main character is a forensic psychologist who moves from Hogtown to Cowtown to escape her demons

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A New Jesus Christ Returns to Broadway

Tony-winning director Des McAnuff's take on Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar makes its way to Broadway after a blow-out premiere at the Stratford Shakespeare Festi…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Jeff Goldblum Will School Students of Broadway's Seminar; Additional Casting Expected in April by Adam Hetrick and Kenneth Jones

Academy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum will return to the Broadway stage in Theresa Rebeck's comedy Seminar this April, succeeding  Alan Rickman in the role of surly teacher Leona…

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John P. Keller, Cheryl Freeman, Lincoln Thompson Cast in NYC Production of The Violet Hour by Andrew Gans

Casting has been announced for the The Active Theater's New York revival of Richard Greenberg’s The Violet Hour, which will begin previews March 9 prior to an official opening Mar…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: Shoshana Bean Sings "My Funny Valentine" (Video) by Michael Gioia

Shoshana Bean, who has been seen on Broadway in Hairspray and Wicked, covered "My Funny Valentine" at her Feb. 13 NYC concert at the XL Nightclub.

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Shakespeare On the Sound's Romeo and Juliet Enlists Stew and Heidi Rodewald by Adam Hetrick

Connecticut's outdoor summer theatre Shakespeare on the Sound will offer a newly conceived production of Romeo and Juliet, which will feature music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald.

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Goldblum to teach 'Seminar'

Legit News: Actor to replace Rickman in Broadway play

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Joely Richardson: back in at the deep end by Mark Lawson

Her mother was a celebrated Ellida. So was her sister. Is that why Joely Richardson is marking her return to the stage by playing Ibsen's difficult heroine?One day last year, Joely Richards…

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Fiona Shaw: 'I prepared for True Blood by going to witches' meetings' by John Crace

The acclaimed Irish performer talks about the call from Hollywood that every actor dreams aboutLet's start with True Blood ...We're going to end with True Blood, too, aren't we?Er, no. …

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BWW Expands in Fargo! Contributing Editors Wanted 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 Fargo and the s…

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Joanna Settle to Direct ROMEO AND JULIET at Shakespeare on the Sound; Stew and Heidi Rodewald to Write Music by BroadwayWorld

Shakespeare on the Sound, Connecticuts premier outdoor summer theater company, will present a newly conceived productionof ShakespearesRomeo and Juliet, under the direction of Joanna Settle,…

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BWW Expands in Delaware! Contributing Editors Wanted 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 Delaware.

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BWW Expands in South Korea! Contributing Editors Wanted 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 South Korea.

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BWW Expands in Louisville! Contributing Editors Wanted 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 Louisville and …

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BWW Expands in Maine! Contributing Editors Wanted 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 Maine.

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Overcoming the Disaster – Arigato From Japan concert by Pauline Adamek

The Consulate-General of Japan in Los Angeles and the Japan Foundation present OVERCOMING THE DISASTER – ARIGATO from Japan - a concert of gratitude. An evening of exceptional performances…

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'Downton Abbey' pays homage to Jerome Kern musical by David Ng

"Downton Abbey" introduced the phonograph to the aristocratic Crawley household in Sunday's episode of the popular Masterpiece Classic series on PBS."Downton Abbey" introduced the phonograph…

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"Really Really" Premieres at D.C.'s Signature by Susan Berlin

Playwright Paul Downs Colaizzo has captured the raw emotions and polarizing attitudes in his fictional dissection of sex and violence on campus.

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The Twin Cities by HowlRound

With an artistic community where there are “more theater seats per capita than any city besides New York” plus a pretty accessible metro bus and light rail system – what theater ar…

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Happy St. Rusty's Day by Christianne Tisdale

I live in the best city in the world. I have a rent-stabilized apartment, a membership to New York Sports Club (where I can watch 80s pop video) and I’m not going to go hungry any time soo…

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Annie Baker, Tanya Barfield, Richard Greenberg to Premiere Works for Playwrights Horizons' New Season by Dan Bacalzo

Playwrights Horizons has announced the complete line-up for its 2012-2013 season, which will include four world premieres and two New York premieres. Run dates and casting will be announced …

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Stew and Heidi Rodewald to Write New Music for Shakespeare on the Sound's Romeo and Juliet by Bethany Rickwald

Stew and Heidi Rodewald will create all-new music and songs for Shakespeare on the Sound's production of Romeo and Juliet, to be performed June 26-July 8 in Greenwich, CT and July 18-Ju…

Linked From TheaterMania at 04:26PM

Roger Bart, Craig Bierko, Joan Rivers to Guest Star on TVLand's Hot in Cleveland by Andy Propst

Stage veterans Roger Bart, Craig Bierko, Georgia Engel, and Joan Rivers are among the performers who will guest star on the upcoming season of TVLand's Hot in Cleveland. As previou…

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Two River Theatre's "Jitney" by Bob Rendell

"Jitney," the eighth play in August Wilson's ten-play "Pittsburgh Cycle" depicting a century of African-American life, is likely the simplest, most straightforward, realistic and casual of t…

Linked From TalkinBroadway at 04:23PM

'Downton Abbey' pays homage to Jerome Kern musical by David Ng

"Downton Abbey" introduced the phonograph to the Crawley household in Sunday's episode of the Masterpiece Classic series. The younger members of the family are instantly enamored -- perhaps …

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How I Learned to Drive Never Hits the Road by Suzanna Bowling

How I Learned to Drive Never Hits the Road: The revival of How I Learned to Drive is now 15 years old idling at the 2econd Stage Theatre. Paula Vogel's multiple award, Pulitzer Prize-winning…

Linked From Times Square Chronicles at 04:23PM

George Steel on New York City Opera's New Season

George Steel, General Manager and Artistic Director of New York City Opera, discusses the long road to its new season and his vision for the opera’s future. The opera’s new season begins…

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GUYS AND DOLLS at Lamb's Players Theatre by Welton Jones

GUYS AND DOLLS, one of the mere handful of genuine masterpieces in the American musical theatre, is getting a sturdy, likeable but somewhat bloodless production by the Lamb’s Players. …

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'Smash': And the Marilyn Role Goes To... by Lesley Goldberg

Series creator Theresa Rebeck says that who ultimately landed the part changed from the series' early incarnation.

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Cory Hinkle on the Twin Cities Theater Scene by Isaac Butler

By Isaac Butler I suggest you point your browsers this-a-way to read playwright Cory Hinkle's take on the positives and negatives of the Minneapolis theater scene. Hinkle is much kinder abou…

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'La Traviata,' classic tearjerker, flows in Brooklyn by Joe Dziemianowicz

Like a cut flower, Violetta, the courtesan who falls in love and fatally ill in Verdi’s “La Traviata,” is living on borrowed time. …

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Obama's 2013 budget calls for 5% increase for arts and culture by Mike Boehm

President Obama's 2013 budget proposal calls for a 5.5% increase for arts and culture. Total outlays for grantmaking agencies and Washington cultural institutions would reach nearly $1.6 bil…

Linked From Los Angeles Times at 04:22PM

'The King's Speech' play tours England, earns positive reviews by David Ng

"The King's Speech" is back -- only this time, it's a stage play touring Britain in preparation for a possible West End engagement and maybe even a Broadway transfer.

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Christine Pedi: The Miss Abigail/NEWSical the Musical Interview

"Call Me Adam" once again chats with Drama Desk Nominee and LA Ovation Award winner Christine Pedi about dually starring in the hit Off-Broadway shows "Miss Abigail's Guide To Dating, Mating…

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Zina Bethune, dancer, choreographer and actress, dies at 66 by Dennis McLellan and Victoria Kim

LOS ANGELES - It would not be out of character for actress, dancer and choreographer Zina Bethune to stop her car...

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News: (Ottawa) GCTC artistic director stepping down by The Charlebois Post

After seven years as artistic director of GCTC (Great Canadian Theatre Company) in Ottawa, Lise Ann Johnson has decided to step down. The announcement was made by board chair Nhanci Wright w…

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Take a Haunting First Look at the New Stars of London's Ghost by Broadway.com

The West End production of the romantic musical Ghost has a new pair of otherworldly lovers, and Broadway.com has your first look at Siobhan Dillon and Mark Evans as Molly and Sam. The attra…

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How to Succeed Star Rose Hemingway Can't Get Enough Surf and Turf on Valentine's Day by Broadway.com

Valentine’s Day is all about romance, so Broadway.com decided to collect romantic stories (and ideas for celebrating the national day of love) from some of the most passionate people w…

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Will Jeff Goldblum Return to Broadway in Seminar? by Broadway.com

Jeff Goldblum will step into Seminar as Leonard, the role originated and currently played by Alan Rickman, according to an interview Goldblum gave during the February 13 episode of…

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Everything's Alright! Broadway's Jesus Christ Superstar Cast Meets the Press by Broadway.com

After gathering steam with acclaimed productions in Stratford, Canada, and La Jolla, California, the highly-anticipated revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice’s Jesus Christ Super…

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Get a Splashy First Look at the West End’s Singin’ in the Rain by Broadway.com

Performances have begun for the West End production of Singin’ in the Rain, and we’ve got a fun-filled first look at the new revival of this roaring '20s tuner. The musical s…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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Playwrights Horizons Lines Up Far From Heaven, New Works By Annie Baker and Amy Herzog for 2012-2013 by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-nominated Grey Gardens songwriters Scott Frankel and Michael Korie will return to Playwrights Horizons with their new musical Far From Heaven as part of the Off-Broadway company&#…

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Audra McDonald, Nikki M. James, et al. Set for FREEDOM TO MARRY Fundraiser, 2/16 by BroadwayWorld

Freedom to Marry, the campaign to win marriage nationwide, will host a Valentines Day fundraising event with the Interbank Roundtable called Get Engaged at XL Nightclub on Thursday, February…

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FAR FROM HEAVEN Musical to Play Williamstown Theater Festival This Summer; Opens Off-Broadway in 2013 by BroadwayWorld

According to the New York Times, Playwrights Horizons will present FAR FROM HEAVEN, a new musical with book by Tony Award winner and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Richard Greenberg Take M…

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Three Year Swim Club Reaches the Mainland at EWP by Stephanie Jones

A true Hawaiian story about a group of pre-World War Ii swimmers who trained for the Olympics in an irrigation ditch arrives on the mainland in the East West Players production of Lee Tonouc…

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Feature: Drama Desk Awards to Be Held on June 3 by Dan Bacalzo

TheaterMania.com set to produce Town Hall ceremony for this organization of professional theater critics and columnists.

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Lance Bass, Trevor Donovan, Barrett Foa, Yeardley Smith Set for Hollywood Rush Benefit by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway veteran Lance Bass and George Kotsiopoulos of E!'s Fashion Police will host the second annual Hollywood Rush on Sunday, February 19 at the Wilshire Ebell Theater in Los Angeles…

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Steven Sater's A Purple Summer: Notes on the Lyrics of Spring Awakening to Be Released March 13 by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award winner Steven Sater's new book, A Purple Summer: Notes on the Lyrics of Spring Awakening will be released from Applause Theatre & Cinema Books on March 13. The book feat…

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Dory Previn Shannon Has Died by Brian Scott Lipton

Award-winning songwriter, librettist, author, and performer Dory Previn Shannon died on Tuesday February 14 in Massachusetts. She was 86 years old. Her many compositions included the one-wo…

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Jeff Goldblum Reportedly Set to Join Broadway's Seminar by Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award nominee Jeff Goldblum will reportedly join the Broadway cast of Theresa Rebeck's play Seminar, currently at the Golden Theatre, according to a statement the actor made during…

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Malachy McCourt to Perform One-Man Show at South Orange Performing Arts Center by Bethany Rickwald

South Orange Performing Arts Center is set to present Malachy McCourt in his one man show Loving Life and Laughing at Death, March 9 at 8 pm. In the show, McCourt will share his experiences…

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Bradley Cooper to Present at 84th Annual Academy Awards by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage and screen star Bradley Cooper has been added to the list of presenters for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, to be held on Sunday, February 26 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles and ai…

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Annie Baker, Tanya Barfield, Richard Greenberg to World Premiere Works for Playwrights Horizons' New Season by Dan Bacalzo

Playwrights Horizons has announced the complete line-up for its 2012-2013 season, which will include four world premieres and two New York premieres. Run dates and casting will be announced …

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St. Louis Rep "Race" by Robert Boyd

It looks, finally, as if anger may be the only genuine emotion of which David Mamet is capable.

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Norbert Leo Butz and Elizabeth Reaser Cruise to a Successful Off-Broadway Opening in How I Learned to Drive by Broadway.com

Opening nights are always a thrill, but when Paula Vogel’s How I Learned to Drive bowed at Second Stage Theatre on February 13, there was something extra special in the air. In the fir…

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Interview: Changing of the Guard: Josie Rourke at the Donmar Warehouse

Josie Rourke presents her first production as artistic director of the Donmar Warehouse, a revival of Farquhar’s classic comedy The Recruiting Officer, tonight (14 February 2012, …

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ArtsBeat: Playwrights Horizons Heads 'Far From Heaven' by Patrick Healy

New plays by Annie Baker and Amy Herzog will join the new musical "Far Fom Heaven" at Playwrights Horizons in its 2012-13 season.

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Obituary: Paavo Berglund by The Stage

Paavo Berglund's tenure as principal conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra from 1972-79 contributed enormously to the transformation of the south coast ensemble's abilities and for…

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Obituary: Bob Anderson by The Stage

For nearly 60 years, Bob Anderson, a former Royal Marine, choreographed fights and arranged fencing duels for blockbuster movies, often receiving no credit for his work. He learned to fence …

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Obituary: Ian Abercrombie by The Stage

After starting his career as a tap dancer, Ian Abercrombie moved to America at the age of 17 and eventually became an instantly recognisable face in the sitcom Seinfeld (1994-98) and the com…

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Obituary: Chris Fox by The Stage

Chris Fox loved everything about pantomime. He wrote and directed dozens and appeared as dame in a long run of pantomimes, which he also directed, at the Civic Theatre in Leeds. He once said…

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Obituary: John Thaxter by The Stage

John Thaxter, who has died aged 84, was a much-valued reviewer for The Stage for more than two decades.

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Obituary: Marion Mathie by The Stage

In a long and varied career as a television actress, Marion Mathie saved the best to last, playing She Who Must Be Obeyed, the fearsome wife of the aging barrister, Horace Rumpole, in John M…

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"Start of Dreams" Documentary Features Kenny Leon, Viola Davis, Samuel L. Jackson, Denzel Washington and More by Adam Hetrick

The new documentary film "The Start of Dreams," which tells the story of Tony Award-nominated director Kenny Leon and the August Wilson Monologue Competition, is being screened at …

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THE SCREENING ROOM: A First Look at Jeff Goldblum and Brian Stokes Mitchell on "Glee" (Video) by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell and Jeff Goldblum make their first appearance as Rachel's (Lea Michele) adoptive parents on the Fox hit series "Glee" in the Feb. 14 epi…

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PHOTO CALL: Alice Ripley, Tom Wopat, Jessie Mueller and More Sing Broadway Musicals of 1946 by Joseph Marzullo

The Town Hall kicked off the 12th season of its acclaimed Broadway by the Year concert series on Feb. 13 with The Broadway Musicals of 1946.

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Jeff Goldblum Says He Will School Students of Broadway's Seminar by Adam Hetrick and Kenneth Jones

Academy Award nominee Jeff Goldblum revealed plans for a return to the Broadway stage in Theresa Rebeck's comedy Seminar. The actor said he will succeed Alan Rickman in the role of surly…

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PHOTO CALL: Adam Lambert Visits Priscilla Queen of the Desert by Joseph Marzullo

Former "American Idol" runner-up Adam Lambert visited Broadway's Priscilla Queen of the Desert on Feb 13.

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Developmental Lab of New Musical Motown, Based on Life of Berry Gordy, Will Begin in March by Andrew Gans

A developmental lab of a new musical based on the life of Berry Gordy, the famed record producer who founded the Motown label, will be held March 12-April 10, according to an Equity casting …

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From Sondheim and Lloyd Webber to Ivor Novello by Mark Shenton

“You know you’re an institution when things are named after you,” wrote Time magazine critic Richard Corliss in 2010 in an article about Stephen Sondheim. He went on to point out that …

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The Age of Unrelenting Bullshit by Don Hall

I read a study recently that questioned children on what they wanted to be "when they grew up" and the most popular answer (at least the one that stuck out in my mind) was "famous."And I tho…

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Composer/Lyricist Dory Previn Dies at 86 by BroadwayWorld

Dory Previn Shannon died on Tuesday morning, February 14, at her home in Massachusetts, according to her husband, artist Joby Baker. She was 86 years old.

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BWW TV: Chatting with Norbert Leo Butz, Paula Vogel & More at HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Opening Night! by BroadwayWorld TV

Second Stage Theatre's opened Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Kate Whoriskey and starring Norbert Leo Butz and Elizabeth Reaser, last night, Fe…

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DNA – review by Lyn Gardner

Rose, KingstonAdam is gone, presumed dead. He was last seen teetering on the grill of a deep, disused shaft, a group of bullying teenagers throwing stones at him. They may all be guilty…

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Top Ten Broadway Love Songs by Loganne

In honor of Valentine’s Day, here is a list of some of Broadway’s best love songs. They run the gamut– gripping, sincere and sappy, of course. Happy Valentine’s Day a…

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Theatre producer David Mirvish named as University of Guelph’s next chancellor

Canadian theatre producer David Mirvish will be the University of Guelph’s next chancellor.

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Official Dance Tutorial - The All-American Rejects Beekeeper's Daughter by DanceOn

Official Dance Tutorial - The All-American Rejects Beekeeper's Daughter The All-American Rejects official music video for "Beekeeper's Daughter" is filled with choreograph…

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Vaudephone #14: Rebecca Joy Fletcher by Trav S.D.

And now, here’s the divine songstress Rebecca Joy Fletcher , the next installment in our Vaudephone series. The tune she sings was written in Warsaw in 1937 to make fun of a crazy gove…

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Barrett Foa, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Yeardley Smith Set for Hollywood Rush Benefit by Brian Scott Lipton

George Kotsiopoulos of E!'s Fashion Police will host the second annual Hollywood Rush on Sunday, February 19 at the Wilshire Ebell Theater in Los Angeles. Proceeds from the occasion b…

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The Steve Silver Foundation and Beach Blanket Babylon Announce 10th Anniversary "Scholarship for the Arts" Program by Bethany Rickwald

The Steve Silver Foundation and Beach Blanket Babylon have announced the 10th anniversary of their "Scholarship for the Arts" program. The program is an annual event designed to h…

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Michael Arden Joins Cast of FX's Anger Management by Dan Bacalzo

Stage veteran Michael Arden will have a regular role on the new FX series Anger Management, according to Deadline.com. The series stars Charlie Sheen as an unconventional anger management t…

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PHOTO FLASH: Tammy Grimes, Anne Jackson, KT Sullivan, Eli Wallach, at TNC's Love N' Courage Benefit by Tristan Fuge

On Monday, February 13, Theatre for the New City (TNC) held its ninth annual Love N'Courage benefit gala at the National Arts Club. This year's gala honored writer Be Kaufman, auth…

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Lisa Lampanelli, Karen Mason, Valarie Pettiford, Mo Rocca Set for March 18 Jamie deRoy & Friends by Brian Scott Lipton

Jamie deRoy will host the latest edition of her MAC Award-winning variety show, Jamie deRoy & friends, on Sunday, March 18th at 7pm at the Metropolitan Room. Barry Kleinbort will direct …

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Nicole Beharie, Christopher Meloni Cast in 42 Film by Brian Scott Lipton

Stage and screen stars Christopher Meloni and Nicole Beharie will co-star in Brian Hegeland's film 42, according to Deadline.com. The film, which focuses on the racial integration of …

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See Norbert Leo Butz, Elizabeth Reaser & More Share Stories of How I Learned to Drive by Broadway.com

Few plays have the ability to create conflicting—and conflicted—sympathies like Paula Vogel’s coming of age drama How I Learned to Drive. The Pulitzer Prize winner is back …

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Hot Stuff! Adam Lambert Joins the Party at Priscilla Queen of the Desert by Broadway.com

Singing sensation Adam Lambert joined Broadway’s most festive party when he took in the February 13 performance of Priscilla Queen of the Desert. The theater vet and American Idol runn…

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The 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards Sets Date at Town Hall by Broadway.com

The 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards will be held on June 3. The ceremony, which recognizes the best Broadway and off-Broadway talent of the 2011-2012 theater season, will take place at Town Ha…

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When You’re Good to Mama, Venus In Fur’s Nina Arianda Will Be Good to You on V-Day by Broadway.com

Valentine’s Day is all about romance, so Broadway.com decided to collect romantic stories (and ideas for celebrating the national day of love) from some of the most passionate people w…

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Mathematics of the Heart, Theatre503, London by Evelyn Curlet

Theatre503, London: Despite the title setting off alarm bells - fringe! fringe! - Kefi Chadwick's play is not as affected as it threatens to be. Admittedly, the fact that the protagonis…

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La Boheme, Old Vic Tunnels, London by Edward Bhesania

Old Vic Tunnels, London: Here's a Boheme with a difference. Others have updated to the present, offered contemporary translations, even shifted the audience to the bar to lend an authen…

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ArtsBeat: Advocates Ask: Why Do Asian-Americans Go Uncast in New York Theater? by Patrick Healy

Artistic directors, playwrights, casting directors and others discuss the reasons, and possible solutions, at a panel discussion organized by the Asian American Performers Action Coalition.

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Amber Riley Sings "I Will Always Love You" on Valentine's Day "Glee"; Episode Dedicated to Whitney Houston by Michael Gioia

The Valentine's Day episode of the Fox hit series "Glee," entitled "Heart," will be dedicated to the late Whitney Houston, according to E! Online.

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"Smash" Ratings Dip, But NBC Wins the Night by Andrew Gans

The second episode of the acclaimed theatre-inspired TV series "Smash," which aired Feb. 13, drew 8.1 million viewers, according to Variety.

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Marcia Milgrom Dodge Will Direct Third Annual Born for Broadway Benefit by Michael Gioia

The Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation will present its third annual Born for Broadway benefit May 21 at the American Airlines Theatre.

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Jayne Atkinson, Jim Dale, Rosemary Harris and John Glover to Participate in Noël Coward Festival Events by Adam Hetrick

New York audiences will have a host of marvelous parties to attend as part of the upcoming exhibit "Star Quality: The World of Noël Coward," which will launch in mid-March.

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Flamenco Gala – review by Sanjoy Roy

Sadler's Wells, LondonThe annual Flamenco festival at Sadler's Wells has always showcased the diversity of flamenco. This year's central gala performance was a welcome opportunity …

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Counting New Beans: Intrinsic Impact and the Value of Art by Chicago Plays

We make art because we believe it makes better human beings. We make art because we believe it makes being human better. So why do we spend so much energy quantifying the economics of what w…

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Spotlight On PHANTOM 25 DVD/BLU-RAY: A Michael Crawford Appreciation by Pat Cerasaro

Headlining the most successful entertainment of all time, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Michael Crawford was actually not the first name the creative team considered for the gothic musical under…

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Lea Salonga Set to Perform at Old Globe Gala, 7/28 by BroadwayWorld

The Old Globe will host the 2012 Globe Gala on Saturday, July 28 in support of the theaters education and artistic programs. The annual event will feature an exclusive performance by Broadwa…

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STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - SMASH to Take on Adele's 'Rumor Has It' by Stage Tube

On the upcoming fourth episode of the new NBC musical drama series SMASH, Katharine McPhee will perform Adele's Grammy-winning song 'Rumor Has It'. McPhee's character 'Karen' and her cast me…

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Theater Critic Scott Brown Reviews Smash’s Show-Within-the-Show for Week Two

"To make the big boys hire me / Please make that rhythm fiery."

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The All-American Rejects - Beekeeper's Daughter Choreography by DanceOn

The All-American Rejects - Beekeeper's Daughter Choreography The All-American Rejects official music video for "Beekeeper's Daughter" is filled with choreography from five…

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Drama Desk Awards to Be Held at Town Hall June 3 by Dan Bacalzo

The 57th annual Drama Desk Awards will be held at The Town Hall in Manhattan on Sunday, June 3, beginning at 8pm. The ceremony will be presented by TheaterMania.com with Robert R. Blume an…

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Jonathan Tunick and the Broadway Moonlighters to Offer March 19 Birdland Concert by Andy Propst

Jonathan Tunick and his Broadway Moonlighters will offer a concert at Birdland on Monday, March 19 at 7pm. The concert will be part of The Broadway at Birdland concert series. The event wi…

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Francesca Faridany, Robert Stanton Set for Shakespeare Theatre Company's Strange Interlude by Dan Bacalzo

Shakespeare Theatre Company has announced casting for its production of Eugene O'Neill's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Strange Interlude, to be directed by Michael Kahn at Sidney Ha…

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Rosebud Baker, Janice Hall, Royce Johnson to Star in My Occasion of Sin by Bethany Rickwald

Urban Stages has announced casting for its previously announced world premiere production of Monica Bauer's My Occasion of Sin, to run March 16-April 15. Frances Hill will direct. In…

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Indomina Group and BET Networks Aquire Luv Film, Featuring Danny Glover and Charles S. Dutton by Dan Bacalzo

Indomina Group and BET Networks have acquired the dramatic thriller Luv, which will receive a North America theatrical release from Indomina, tentatively set for Fall 2012, followed by a bro…

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André De Shields, Antwayn Hopper, Jonno Roberts Set for Goodman's Camino Real by Dan Bacalzo

The Goodman Theatre has announced casting for director Calixto Bieto's re-imagining of Tennessee Wiliams' Camino Real, to run March 3 - April 8, with an opening on March 12. One o…

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Lea Salonga to Offer Concert for 2012 Globe Gala by Andy Propst

Tony Award winner Lea Salonga will offer a concert as the centerpiece of the 2012 Globe Gala, to be held on Saturday, July 28. The event will raise funds in support of The Old Globe Theatre…

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WILLIAM SHATNER featured in the news – “Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It” begins performances tonight by Michael Strassheim

WILLIAM SHATNER FEATURED IN THE NEWS SHATNER’S WORLD: WE JUST LIVE IN IT Begins Performances Tonight Tuesday, February 14 Opening Night is Thursday, February 16 Television and movie supers…

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Ramin Karimloo Extends His Run in West End's Les Miserables; David Shannon & Gerónimo Rauch to Follow by Broadway.com

Ramin Karimloo will extend his run as Jean Valjean in the West End’s Les Miserables at the Queen's Theatre. Karimloo, who joined the production November 29, is now set to remain wi…

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Broadway’s Newsies Will Record Cast Album Featuring Jeremy Jordan & Co. by Broadway.com

The Broadway-bound musical Newsies, a stage adaptation of the 1992 Disney film, will get an original cast recording from Ghostlight Records. The cast will record the album March 3 through 5 …

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‘Phantom of the Opera’ Plays 10,000th Performance on Broadway by David Rogers

Saturday, February 11 marked the 10,000th Broadway performance of the mega-hit “Phantom of the Opera,” which is makes it the first Broadway show to do so. The longest-running show on Bro…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Broadway Box Office: 02.06 - 02.12.12 by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VOTE IN THIS MONTH'S POLL AND  IN ROUND 3 OF HOT AND HOTTER (LOOK TO YOUR LEFT)!The Broadway Box Office Top Ten for the 37th week of the 2011…

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SISTER ACT on Broadway: Montage by Sister Act

SISTER ACT on Broadway: Montage For more information on SISTER ACT, please visit http://sisteractbroadway.com/ From: SisterActBroadway Views: 21 0 ratings Time: 00:59 More in Entertain…

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Broadway Composers Reflect On Late Singer Whitney Houston by Adam Hetrick

The Broadway community was never lucky enough to have late Grammy Award-winning singer Whitney Houston grace one of our stages, but she does leave behind a legacy of musical performances of …

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A COVER STORY: End of the Rainbow by Andrew Gans and Adam Hetrick

Judy Garland's final days will play out at the Belasco Theatre when the hit End of the Rainbow makes its Broadway debut there beginning March 19. Michael Cumpsty, Tom Pelphrey and Jay Ru…

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Drama Desk Awards Set June Date at Town Hall; Nominating Committee Announced by Andrew Gans

The 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards will be presented June 3 at The Town Hall in Manhattan.

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Newsies Will Record Original Cast Album in March; Live Chat Set for Feb. 16 by Andrew Gans

The cast of the new Disney musical Newsies, which begins previews on Broadway March 15 at the Nederlander Theatre, will record the show's original cast album March 3-5. The recording wil…

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Constantine Maroulis, Betsy Werbel, Kimberly Stern, Joe Ricci and More Set for A Night in Gotham III Benefit by Michael Gioia

A Night in Gotham III, the third annual performance gala to support Off-Broadway's Gotham Stage Company, will be held Feb. 27 at Ars Nova.

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PHANTOM Celebrates 10,000 Performances (VIDEO)

On the February 11 edition of CBS Saturday Morning, actor Hugh Panaro, who plays the title role in Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera at the Majestic Theatre, performed the showstopping n…

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Theatre discount deals should be for life, not just for Christmas

If you aren't under 26 or over 60, it's hard to find affordable ways of seeing a show. Could ticket deals help the rest of us develop a theatregoing habit?I bought my parents tickets to The …

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FREEZE FRAME: Meet The Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR! by Walter McBride

The Stratford Shakespeare Festivals hit production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rices JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, directed by 2-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, opens March 22, 2012 preview…

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Performances Begin Tonight for Signature Theatre's LADY FROM DUBUQUE by BroadwayWorld

Performances begin tonight for EDWARD ALBEES THE LADY FROM DUBUQUE, directed by David Esbjornson at Signature Theatre. The production runs February 14 March 25, 2012 with a March 5 opening …

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STAGE TUBE: Ghostlight to Release NEWSIES Original Cast Recording! by Stage Tube

As the cast and crew begin preparations for Newsies, the musical on Broadway, plans for the original cast recording have been announced. Revealed exclusively from behind-the-scenes at the fi…

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Marcia Milgrom Dodge to Direct BORN FOR BROADWAY Gala, 5/21 by BroadwayWorld

The Christopher amp Dana Reeve Foundation announced today that its third annual Born for Broadway benefit will take place at the American Airlines Theatre, 227 West 42nd Street, on Monday, M…

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Twitter Watch: Jordan Roth- 'First rehearsal with the entire Leap of Faith family! by BroadwayWorld

On Twitter Watch, Jordan Roth wrote Rise up First rehearsal with the entire LeapofFaithbway family...

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TT: Motto

I put this Hugh MacLeod cartoon on the back of my business card around the time that it started looking...

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'Upturn in Lottery sales will mean extra £200m for arts' - Ed Vaizey by Alistair Smith

Arts Council England is expected to have around £160 million of extra funding at its disposal over the next five years, thanks to increased National Lottery ticket sales, culture minis…

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Broadway’s Gavin Creel Pays Tribute to Whitney Houston by Tom Mizer

The passing of pop music superstar Whitney Houston was a sad loss for everyone, including members of the Broadway community. Two-time Tony nominee Gavin Creel (Hair) posted this song on You…

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Marcia Milgrom Dodge to Direct Born for Broadway Benefit by Andy Propst

Marcia Milgrom Dodge will direct the third annual Born for Broadway benefit, to be held on Monday May 21 at 8pm at the American Airlines Theatre. Lawrence Yurman will musical direct the eve…

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The Living Theatre to Present Free Encore Performance of Judith Malina's History of the World by Bethany Rickwald

The Living Theatre is to present a free encore performance of its production of Judith Malina's The History of the World, February 27 at 7 pm. Judith Malina both directs and appears in…

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PHOTO FLASH: Tom Hewitt, Paul Nolan and Jesus Christ Superstar Broadway Company Meet the Press by David Gordon

The cast and creative team of the upcoming Broadway revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Jesus Christ Superstar met the press on Tuesday, February 14 at New 42nd Street Studios…

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Federico Restrepo, Penelope J. Armstead-Williams, and More Set for Loco7's Urban Odyssey at La MaMa by Bethany Rickwald

La MaMa E.T.C. will present the world premiere of Loco7 Dance Puppet Theatre Company's Urban Odyssey, March 22-April 8 at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre. Conceived by Federico Re…

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Kevin Coval to Perform L-Vis Lives! at Victory Gardens in March by Andy Propst

Kevin Coval will perform his new solo show, L-vis Live! at the Victory Gardens Biograph Theater, March 27 - April 14. Jess McLeod will direct the production. Based on Coval's book L-…

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Ghostlight Records to Release Original Cast Recording of Newsies by Andy Propst

Disney Theatrical Productions and Ghostlight Records will record the original cast album of the upcoming Broadway musical, Newsies. The company will be in the studio to tape the recording, …

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Full Cast Announced for Broadway's Leap of Faith, Starring Raúl Esparza by Dan Bacalzo

The full cast has been announced for the new Broadway musical, Leap of Faith, at the St. James Theatre. The production, to be directed by Christopher Ashley, will begin previews on April 3, …

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Sex with a Stranger, Trafalgar Studio 2, London

Stefan Golaszewski’s play directs a coolly televisual gaze on its characters, writes Ian Shuttleworth

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Watch How to Succeed Star Nick Jonas Sing 'I Believe in You' on Soundcheck by Broadway.com

Pop star Nick Jonas is wowing crowds as J. Pierrepont Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, but on February 13, he took his performance to a…

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Betty Buckley, LaChanze, Michael Urie & More Join Roster For Broadway Backwards 7 by Broadway.com

Tony winner Betty Buckley (Cats), Tony winner LaChanze (The Color Purple), Michael Urie (How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying) and Jessie Mueller (On a Clear Day You Ca…

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Seminar's Jerry O’Connell Whips Up a Romantic Breakfast on Rachael Ray by Broadway.com

Seminar star Jerry O’Connell has been quite busy making the talk show rounds recently. Last week, he co-hosted Live! With Kelly, and on February 13, O’Connell brought his signatu…

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Leap of Faith Sets Broadway Opening Date; Full Cast Announced by Broadway.com

Complete casting has been announced for the upcoming Broadway musical Leap of Faith, starring the previously announced Raúl Esparza, Jessica Phillips, Kendra Kassebaum, Keci…

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Gabe McKinley on the Scandal That Shook The New York Times and Inspired His Play CQ/CX by Gabe McKinley

About the author: When aspiring actor Gabe McKinley took a job at The New York Times, where three of his siblings (including former theater reporter Jesse McKinley) had worked, he had …

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Windy City Circus calls off the show by Chris Jones

The Windy City Circus, a new non-profit circus that was slated for the Festival Hall on Navy Pier this month, has canceled at the last minute, due, its founder said, to financial problems ca…

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A new way to Stratford...and home to the North Shore by Chris Jones

Chicago-area fans of the Stratford Festival in Canada have a new and vastly more convenient way to fly to the popular theatrical destination. On June 14, American Eagle, the regional affilia…

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Photos: New cast rehearse One Man, Two Guvnors

New images have today (14 February 2012) been released showing the new cast of One Man, Two Guvnors in rehearsal ahead of their 2 March opening night at the Theatre Royal Haymarket. Joining…

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News: Cast: Shannon & Rauch play Jean Valjean, new Jersey Boys

Ramin Karimloo has extended his stint playing Jean Valjean in the West End run of Les Miserables to 31 March 2012, and will be followed in the role by David Shannon and Geronimo Rauch. Shan…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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Outward Bound, Finborough Theatre, London

Sutton Vane’s 1923 play follows seven characters on their way to the afterlife, Ian Shuttleworth writes

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‘Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It’ Heads to Broadway by Neil Genzlinger

With “Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It” heading to Broadway, the star answers a reporter’s questions.

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Marilyn Maye, Christina Bianco, Karen Murphy Set for Broadway Ballyhoo Concert by Andrew Gans

The lineup for the Feb. 16 performance of Scott Siegel's Broadway Ballyhoo, the concert series that is now playing an open-ended run Thursday evenings at 11 PM at Feinstein's at Loew…

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Complete Casting Announced for Broadway's Leap of Faith; Opening Is April 26 by Andrew Gans

Casting is now complete for Leap of Faith, the new Broadway musical about a flim-flam preacher who blows into a small town, where he spars with a lady sheriff. Rehearsals begin Feb. 14.

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Tony-Winning Orchestrator Jonathan Tunick Will Play Birdland in March by Andrew Gans

Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony-winning orchestrator Jonathan Tunick will return to Birdland with his Broadway Moonlighters March 19.

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Freestyle Love Supreme, With Lin-Manuel Miranda, James Iglehart, Anthony Veneziale, Will Play Gramercy Theatre by Michael Gioia

Freestyle Love Supreme, the freestyle hip hop crew featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda, who currently stars in the Encores! production of Merrily We Roll Along, will play the Gramercy Theatre April…

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Zina Bethune, Dancer Who Worked With Disabled, Dies at 66 by Robert Simonson

Zina Bethune, a dancer and choreographer who worked with children who had disabilities, died Feb. 10. She was 66.

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Dominic Cooper in Talks to Join Cast of Roger Donaldson's "Cities" Film by Michael Gioia

Stage and screen actor Dominic Cooper is in final talks to join the cast of writer-director Roger Donaldson's international thriller "Cities," according to Variety.

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Restructured Bated Breath Theater Company in Hartford Gets New Artistic Director by Frank Rizzo

Mara Lieberman is the new artistic director Bated Breath Theatre Company , which is is restructuring as “a performance collective in order to bring a wide variety of cutting-edge per…

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STAGE TUBE: Nick Jonas Sings 'I Believe In You' Live on Soundcheck Talk Show by Stage Tube

Check out this this video below, in which Nick Jonas sings I Believe in You from How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying live for the Soundcheck chat show

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LEAP OF FAITH Begins Broadway Rehearsals Today! by BroadwayWorld

Rehearsals begin today, February 14, for Broadways LEAP OF FAITH, beginning previews on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at the St. James Theatre 246 West 44th Street. LEAP OF FAITH stars four-time To…

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Review Roundup: HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE by BroadwayWorld

Second Stage Theatre's opened Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Kate Whoriskey and starring Norbert Leo Butz and Elizabeth Reaser, last night, Fe…

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STAGE TUBE: Miss SMASH's 'The Callback?' Watch it Here! by Stage Tube

On last night's episode of NBC's new musical drama series SMASH entitled 'The Callback', Ivy Megan Hilty and Karen Katharine McPhee jumped through hoops for the brilliant but temperamental d…

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Photo Flash: First Look at West End's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN! by BroadwayWorld

Following its critically acclaimed, sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Jonathan Church's new production of Singin' in the Rain opens on Wednesday 15th February at the Palace Theatr…

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Photo Flash: New Cast of ONE MAN TWO GUVNORS in Rehearsal! by BroadwayWorld

Check out these rehearsal shots of the new cast of One Man, Two Guvnors. After two sell-out record-breaking runs at the National and Adelphi Theatres, Nicholas Hytner's five star award-winni…

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STAGE TUBE: Next Week on SMASH- Will Chase Guest Stars! by Stage Tube

On next week's episode of SMASH, titled 'Enter Mr. DiMaggio' Casting begins for the Joe DiMaggio character, played by Broadway's Will Chase, and the lead contender is hiding something. Meanw…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/14- WEST SIDE STORY by Stage Tube

Today in 1980, the first Broadway revival of WEST SIDE STORY opened at the Minskoff Theatre, where it ran for 333 performances. West Side Story is an American musical with a book by Arthur L…

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Michael Colby: "Boynton Beach Club: A New Musical In Concert" by John Lariviere

Lyricist/Librettist Michael Colby returns to Southern Florida, ... now collaborating with filmmaker Susan Seidelman and Broadway orchestrator Ned Paul Ginsburg on Boynton Beach Club: A New M…

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Alan Davies, Sean Palmer, Sheridan Smith to Take Part in Whatsonstage.com Awards Ceremony by Andy Propst

An updated lineup of artists who will be taking part in the Whatsonstage.com Awards ceremony, to be held on February 19 at the Prince of Wales Theatre, has been announced. Alan Davies and Je…

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Set for April 7 Freestyle Love Supreme Performance by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda will be among the performers in Freestyle Love Supreme, at the Gramercy Theatre on Saturday, April 7 at 7:30pm. Thomas Kail directs. The hip hop improv …

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Tickets on Sale for The Best Man, Starring Angela Lansbury, James Earl Jones, Eric McCormack & More by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s classic political drama The Best Man. The production stars two-time Tony winner James Earl Jones, five-time Tony winner…

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Get An Early Look at Brian Stokes Mitchell and Jeff Goldblum as Lea Michele's Glee Dads by Broadway.com

After nearly three years into the show's run, Glee fans will finally meet the much discussed but never seen men who raised pint-sized diva Rachel Berry (Lea Michele). As previously repor…

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Could these 10 things really save the theater? by Ken Davenport

Crab legs aren't the only juicy things served up in Seattle these days. Brendan Kiley, an e-scribe for Seattle's The Stranger, wrote one heck of a juicy article recently, entitled, "Ten…

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DISJOINTED ADOLESCENCE by Bill Stevenson

Elizabeth Reaser and Norbert Leo Butz/ Ph: Joan Marcus

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ENCORE! ENCORE! by Matt Windman

While the plot of the musical moves backwards in time, the success of Merrily We Roll Along has gotten only better as time moves forward.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Three Calls for Words on Arts Education by Laurie Baskin

In addition to last week’s announcement of the NEA Roundtable, I wanted to share three newsworthy items concerning arts education: 1) NYU Forum on Theatre for Young Audiences, Future D…

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Betty Buckley, LaChanze, Michael Urie, Elizabeth Stanley, Jackie Hoffman and More Join Broadway Backwards Lineup by Andrew Gans

Additional participants have been announced for the annual Broadway Backwards concert — featuring male singers performing songs traditionally sung by women and women singing tunes writ…

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Alice Ripley, Julia Murney, Laura Bell Bundy, Mario Cantone and More Set for St. Jude's Benefit Concert by Andrew Gans

A host of theatre artists will join forces March 6 for a concert at New World Stages to raise funds for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Barrington Cancels Production of The Price Due to Broadway Revival; All My Sons Will Play Instead by Andrew Gans

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, artistic director, and Tristan Wilson, managing director, has canceled its previously announced production of Arthur Miller&#…

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A Trio of Valjeans for West End Les Miz: Ramin Karimloo Extends, David Shannon Returns, then Geronimo Rauch Takes Over by Mark Shenton

Ramin Karimloo, who is currently starring as Valjean in the West End production of Les Miserables at the Queen's Theatre, has extended his run in the show by three weeks, through March 3…

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The Music of The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS - Part Five: A Woman Is a Sometime Thing (AUDIO)

The Gershwins’ PORGY AND BESS has become a staple of the classic American songbook thanks to iconic songs such as “Summertime,” “It Ain’t Necessarily So” …

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MEMPHIS is Making Its Way to a Television Near You!

The Tony-Award Winning Best Musical is making its way to a television near you. MEMPHIS will air as part of the Great Performances Series on Friday, February 24 at 9:00 PM on PBS.

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NBC’s ‘SMASH’ MAKE A MUSICAL, School #10 – Trimble Tech High School, Fort Worth by Cindy Ripley

School #10: Trimble Tech High School Fort Worth, TX Reported by: Cindy Ripley, iTheatrics Senior Education Associate, Resident Master Teacher February 1, 2012 I always knew Texas was famous …

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"The Price" to B'way So "All My Sons" to Barrington Stage by Frank Rizzo

Barrington Stage Company , in Pittsfield, Mass. has replaced Arthur Miller’s "The Price" from its summer main stage lineup with Miller’s “All My Sons.”

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Dominic Cooper to Replace Clive Owen in CITIES by BroadwayWorld

Variety reports that actor Dominic Cooper will be replacing Clive Owen in the upcoming thriller CITIES. According to the report, Owen had pulled out of the film due to scheduling conflicts.

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STAGE TUBE: Randy Rainbow Celebrates Valentine's Day with Mitt, Newt & Rick in KISS ME MITT by Stage Tube

Everyone's favorite online sketch comedian, Randy Rainbow, is back this Valentine's Day with a special expose of his Valentine's Day planning with Republican candidates Mitt Romey, Newt Ging…

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Betty Buckley, LaChanze, Michael Urie, et al. Join BROADWAY BACKWARDS 7 by BroadwayWorld

Broadway CaresEquity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual amp Transgender Community Center announced new additions today to the star-studded line-up for BROADWAY BACKWARDS 7, the only …

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Save on Tickets to Roundabout Theatre Company's LOOK BACK IN ANGER by Contests

Roundabout Theatre Company presents its new production of John Osbornes LOOK BACK IN ANGER, directed by Roundabout Associate Artist Sam Gold. Save on tickets for this limited engagement play…

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Vaudeville Valentines by Trav S.D.

The Castles Today being the official day to celebrate romance, I thought it might be fitting to tip a hat to some of vaudeville’s great couples. There are just a handful of famous, lon…

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TT: Now's the time

Shakespeare & Company has announced performance dates for the New England premiere of Satchmo at the Waldorf, my one-man-two-character play...

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Leading Irish actor David Kelly dies by Michael Quinn

David Kelly, one of Ireland's most recognisable and successful actors, has died at the age of 82.

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ACE and British Council launch travel fund for artists by Natalie Woolman

Performers wishing to gain experience outside the UK will be able to apply for travel bursaries from a new £750,000 fund launching next month, Arts Council England has announced.

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Mad Love (an Anti-Valentine’s Day Performance) by Larry Bangs

The Young Playwrights’ Theater is a revelation. Originally founded by playwright Karen Zacarías seventeen years ago, YPT’s After-School Playwriting Program won the National Arts and Hum…

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Alison Steadman to Star in Michael Frayn's Here in London by Andy Propst

Alison Steadman will star in Michael Frayn's Here, to run April 19 - May 12 at Rose Theatre, Kingston. Lisa Spirling will direct the production, which will be designed by Polly Sulliva…

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All My Sons Replaces The Price in Barrington Stage's 2012 Season by Andy Propst

Barrington Stage Company has added Arthur Miller's All My Sons to its 2012 mainstage season. The show, directed by Julianne Boyd, will replace another Miller drama, The Price and will …

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Christina Bianco, Sigali Hamberger, Marilyn Maye, Karen Murphy Set for February 16 Broadway Ballyhoo by Andy Propst

Christina Bianco, Sigali Hamberger, Marilyn Maye, and Karen Murphy will star in Broadway Ballyhoo at Feinstein's at Loews Regency on Thursday, February 16 at 11pm. Produced and hosted…

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Betty Buckley, Dan Butler, LaChanze, George Takei, Michael Urie Join Broadway Backwards by Dan Bacalzo

Additional casting has been announced for Broadway Backwards 7, which will be held at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre on Monday, March 5 at 8pm. The show features performers singing m…

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PHOTO FLASH: Norbert Leo Butz, Bobby Cannavale, Justin Kirk, Elizabeth Reaser at Opening of How I Learned to Drive by David Gordon

Second Stage Theatre celebrated the opening of Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive with a post-performance celebration on Monday, February 13 at HB Burger. Kate Whoriskey directs the …

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Jersey Boys Star Andy Karl on Living With His Celebrity V-Day Crush by Broadway.com

Valentine’s Day is all about romance, so Broadway.com decided to collect romantic stories (and ideas for celebrating the national day of love) from some of the most passionate people w…

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Performances Begin for Edward Albee’s The Lady From Dubuque at Signature Center by Broadway.com

The Signature Theatre Company revival of The Lady From Dubuque by Edward Albee begins previews off-Broadway on February 14. Directed by David Esbjorson, the production opens officially on Ma…

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Live Long & Prosper! Previews Begin for Shatner’s World: We Just Live In It, Starring William Shatner by Broadway.com

William Shatner’s one-man Broadway show, Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It, begin previews on February 14, at the Music Box Theatre. Directed by Scott Faris, the limited Broadw…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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The 11 Worst Broadway Valentines Ever by Lucky and The Mick

Aw, it’s Valentine’s Day! And here are some people you would never, ever want bringing you candy and flowers — on this day or any other. Because they’d probably poiso…

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Mark Morris Dance Group to perform in Urbana

If you're a dance fan, you know that the Mark Morris Dance Group is held in the highest esteem. It's been years since the company has performed in St. Louis, but you can see it next month if…

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Alison Steadman to Star in New Production of Michael Frayn's Here at Rose Theatre, Kingston by Mark Shenton

Alison Steadman will star in Michael Frayn's 1993 play Here, being revived at the Rose Theatre, Kingston, where it begins performances April 19 prior to an official opening April 27, for…

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Tony Nominee Sam Buntrock Will Direct McCarter Theatre Center's Travesties; Casting Announced by Andrew Gans

Sam Buntrock, who gained notoriety for the acclaimed revival of Sunday in the Park with George, for which he received Tony, Olivier and Drama Desk Award nominations for Best Director, w…

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Grey's Anatomy: The Songs Beneath the Show Will Feature Eric Dane, Sandra Oh, Sara Ramirez, Chandra Wilson and More by Andrew Gans

On March 18 cast members from the ABC hit "Grey's Anatomy" will offer Grey's Anatomy: The Songs Beneath the Show at Royce Hall on the UCLA campus.

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J is for Jewish dramatists by Michael Billington

Just as Jewish folk culture influenced Hollywood cinema, modern theatre has also been shaped by Yiddish traditionAt the moment there is a rather under-valued play by Nicholas Wright, Travell…

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Photo Flash: The New West End Cast of GHOST THE MUSICAL! by BroadwayWorld

Check out photos of the new cast of GHOST THE MUSICAL in the West End at the Piccadilly Theatre.

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SOUND OFF: SMASH Casts Its Marilyn by Pat Cerasaro

Last night, SMASH cast Marilyn Monroe in the big Broadway musical based on her life at the shows center. Or, did they While Ivy Lynn Megan Hilty may have done whatever it took to make an imp…

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BWW's 2012 Valentine's Day Spectacular! 700+ Stars Tell Us 'What is the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever?' by BroadwayWorld

From Nick Jonas and Michael Urie to the Ladies of THE VIEW to Adam Pascal, Raul Esparza, Barbra Streisand to Alan Menken, Bernadette Peters to Susan Boyle, Colin Quinn to GLEE and Everything…

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Photo Coverage: HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Celebrates Opening Night at Second Stage! by Walter McBride

Second Stage Theatre's opened Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Kate Whoriskey and starring Norbert Leo Butz and Elizabeth Reaser, last night, Fe…

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Buy Tickets to CIRQUE DU SOLEIL's OVO Playing at the Santa Monica Pier by Contests

Cirque du Soleil is NOW PLAYING under the Big Top at the Santa Monica Pier.

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Photo Coverage: HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Starry Theatre Arrivals! by Walter McBride

Second Stage Theatre's opened Paula Vogel's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE, directed by Kate Whoriskey and starring Norbert Leo Butz and Elizabeth Reaser, last night, Fe…

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Jack Benny by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Benjamin Kubelsky, a.k.a Jack Benny. For my full biographical article on him, go here.  Benny was still around when I was a kid and I loved him even then. Here̵…

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Ana en el Tropico (Anna in the Tropics) by Rosalind Lacy

Nilo Cruz’ exquisite verbal symphony about the transforming power of literature simmers with surprising moment-to-moment vitality, thanks to this new Spanish interpretation of the 2003…

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Three Bears by Susan Galbraith

What do you get when you cross three bears, reportedly kicked out on their hinies from the Kennedy Center, with an Animal Control cop from Fairfax County, whose dream is to feature his golde…

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Daniel Gerould by George Hunka

Yesterday brought news of the recent death of Daniel Gerould, Lucille Lortel Distinguished Professor of Theatre and Comparative Literature in the Ph.D. Program in Theatre at the City Univers…

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PHOTO FLASH: Michael E. Knight, Robin Riker, Vanessa Williams at Opening of The Cost of the Erection by Dan Bacalzo

Stage and screen star Vanessa Williams, who is a Blank Theatre advisory board member, was among the guests at the company's opening night celebration for Jon Marans' The Cost of th…

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News: Alison Steadman stars in Rose revival of Frayn's Here

Alison Steadman will star in the Rose Theatre, Kingston's forthcoming revival of Michael Frayn's 1993 play Here, which runs from 27 April to 17 May 2012 (previews from 19 Apri…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Music Review: With Wisdom in Her Tunes by Stephen Holden

The Lincoln Center American Songbook series has ended its season with the British musical theater star Elaine Paige in her New York concert debut.

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Mike Daisey gives anyone a free byte of his Steve Jobs play by Matt Trueman

Playwright behind monologue about the late Apple founder jeopardises his European premiere by saying he will allow anyone to perform his play royalty-freeA playwright has jeopardised the Eur…

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Review: Vault Festival – Don’t Stray From The Path by Sarah Williams

The train lurches to a halt in a dark tunnel. As the minutes pass you wonder ever so slightly whether the next announcement will see you climbing down onto the dingy track, traipsing along b…

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Valentine’s Day 2012: Opera Atelier dancers get naked, fall in love by Richard Ouzounian

Marie McDunnough and Jack Rennie knew each other for five years at Opera Atelier before the photo shoot that changed everything.

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Arts Roundup: Al Pacino Edition by Ally Schweitzer

Shafted: Local artists didn't win squat in this year's Grammys. Unless you consider The Foo Fighters local. Lady in White: Even D.C. media wasn't immune to the collective Whitney Houston …

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V-Day aims to mobilize 1 billion against violence by Sandy Cohen

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Eve Ensler wants a billion people around the globe to stand together against violence. Actually, she wants them to do more than stand: She wants them to dance....

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Art imitates life for ‘Smash’ writer Theresa Rebeck and star Debra Messing  by Joe Dziemianowicz

Theresa Rebeck wrote for 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent' before she created “Smash,” the new NBC series about the making of a Broadway musical. So the Brooklyn writer can rip st…

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Alison Steadman to star in Michael Frayn's Here at Kingston's Rose by Matthew Hemley

Alison Steadman is to star in Michael Frayn's Here at the Rose Theatre in Kingston.

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Feature: Concetta Tomei Reaches Higher Ground by Robert Sokol

The stage and television star discusses her work in Carey Perloff's new play at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theatre.

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0278: Ghosts, Muppets and Children of Eden - All After The Turn! by MusicalTalk

In this packed episode of MusicalTalk, Nick revisits Ghost and, along with Catherine, shares a different view on the musical; Sandra (our resident Swede) shares her thoughts on About The Tur…

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Porgy and Bess by Lizwollman

Since it premiered in New York in 1935, Porgy and Bess has been dogged by nagging questions: Is this an opera, or a musical? Is this show respectful, or racist? More recently, there have bee…

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How I Learned to Drive by Wendy Caster

Early in previews, the SecondStage revival of Paula Vogel's How I Learned to Drive, directed by KateWhoriskey, was already in good shape, well-paced, well-acted, and emotionallydevastating. …

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The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess by Sandra Mardenfeld

Photo by Michael J. LutchWhile watching The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess, the newest incarnation of the famed opera, Audra McDonald’s performance in the title role continually reminded me o…

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SET LIST, 2/4/12, WINTER PARK FL. by Jason Robert Brown

The awesome folks at Starving Artists Studios in Orlando, FL brought me down South for a concert and masterclass, and I brought along Gary Sieger, my longtime guitarist, because his entire f…

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Little Angel Theatre celebrates 50 years of puppetry by TheatreVOICE

INTERVIEW: LYNETTE SHANBURY The General Manager of the Little Angel Theatre in north London takes Aleks Sierz by the hand and leads him through the history and work of the home of British pu…

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Wed, Feb 8 @ 5.30 P.M: PAULA VOGEL: An evening with the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE at The Drama Book Shop by Drama Book Shop

PAULA VOGEL: An evening with the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVE Paula Vogel’s acclaimed play is returning to New York City for the first time since its premi…

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Intermission Talk by Drama Book Shop

“Porgy & Bess” needed “Wit” to travel “The Road to Mecca” by TONY VELLELA Back in 1995, when she was appearing with Jude Law and Kathleen Turner in “Indiscretions” on Br…

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Loni Ackerman at The Metropolitan Room by Oscar E Moore

In her new cabaret show, “Next to Ab-Normal,” ebullient Broadway veteran Loni Ackerman recalls personal stories of her unusual New York upbringing (including her childhood associ…

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From Page to Stage: From $300 budget to Off-Off Broadway Hit by Mark Peikert

How “The Navigator” got nurtured into success – Welcome to the first installment of From Page to Stage, a column that explores how new plays make it to their first producti…

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If our goal is simply to preserve our current reality, why pursue it? by Diane Ragsdale

About a month ago I read an article in the Atlantic (recommended to me by LINKED IN) on the phenomenal success of Finland’s primary and secondary education public school system—a succes…

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YoungArts Week and Young Artists in America by Michael Kaiser

While not every child today has the opportunity to dance, act, sing or play an instrument, there will always be a group of extraordinary people who have a need to express themselves and the …

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Revival of 'How I Learned to Drive'

Paula Vogel's "How I Learned to Drive," which earned the Pulitzer in 1998, remains a shimmery testament to the rich and rocky humanness of contradictory emotions.

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What Is Art? What Is Craft? Whadda I Care? by Joe Patti

Philosophy professor Mike LaBossiere has an entry on Creativity Post in which he discusses the issue of defining art. He cites one of the creators of the Penny Arcade web comic, Jerry Holkin…

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A grand “Show Boat” at Lyric Opera of Chicago by Bob Bullen

Written by Jerome Kern (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (book and lyrics), Show Boat broke the mold when it premiered in 1927. Most Broadway shows at the time were frivolous trivialities wit…

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Myths and Hymns by StageGrade

Are critics believers in "Myths and Hymns"?

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Upcoming by Adam Szymkowicz

This Sat (Feb 18) a reading of Fat Cat Killers in nyc  http://fireworktheater.com/winter-reading-series-2012#4 Next Wed, (Feb 22) a reading of Where You Can't Follow in Orange County, …

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Smash Abridged: Episode 2 by Gil

Much like the television show, the NES adaptation of SMASH features double-fisted action....

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An Evening of Awkward Romance by Theasy.com

The Tank, Off Off Broadway By Eleanor J. Bader BOTTOM LINE: A charming and entertaining series of two-person vignettes about finding and sustaining heterosexual love. Playwright/act…

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The Threepenny Opera by Theasy.com

Marvell Repertory Theatre, TBG Theatre, Off Broadway By Alan J. Miller BOTTOM LINE: Bertolt Brecht’s and Kurt Weill’s popular musical, beautifully performed in a gritty translatio…

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'Book of Mormon' Cast Album Wins Grammy Award

Book of Mormon Cast Album © BOM Piling on more awards didn't seem possible for the Tony Award-winning Musical, The Book of Mormon, but the trophies keep on coming! At the 54th Grammy Aw…

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Review: Tribes by Alison Croggon

Ever since the Atreides clan established the dramatic template for dysfunctional relationships, the theatre has been a burning glass in which the psychoses of everyday life are focused to a …

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Five Leadership Mistakes Of The Galactic Empire – Forbes by Julian

Always a sucker for a dramatic management metaphor, I was delighted to come across this article about Star Wars. Having been suspicious about the Darth Vader approach to motivation, I stand …

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Monday, February 13, 2012

To Do ListRSVP for a preview, hopefully not to lateBuy a ticket for another showMake sure all the actors coming in for my table reading on Sunday are emailed with details re location, etc.Ch…

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Is Kickstarter Working? by The Playgoer

Yesterday, the fundraising website Kickstarter reached a milestone when not one, but two of its clients passed the million-dollar threshold. I mused last year upon the opportunities here fo…

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Contest: Win Tickets to Silence! The Musical by Linda

If you didn't win my last contest for tickets to Silence! The Musical--The Unauthorized Parody of The Silence of The Lambs at The 9th Space Theatre at Performance Space 122, you're in luck. …

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The Art is the Marketing by Adam Thurman

Let's be very clear, the art you create is the marketing. You can't separate the two. You can't make predictable, boring, art exciting. You can't use advertising to make art intended for a h…

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Review: Vault Festival – La Bohème by Paul Williams

The infamous Old Vic Tunnels, home to years of innovative events under Waterloo Station, has teamed up with Heritage Arts and IdeasTap to deliver the first VAULT festival. A swathe of secret…

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Review: Muswell Hill by Peggitty Pollard-Davey

Affluent north London couple Mat and Jessica’s kitchen (beautifully designed by Robyn Wilson) is the epitome of middle class comfort. The wine rack is full, the fridge is stocked with hors…

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BWW's On This Day - February 14, 2012

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

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Las Vegas Previews February 2012 by The Broadway Channel

Las Vegas Previews February 2012 From: BroadwayChannel Views: 26 2 ratings Time: 18:27 More in Entertainment

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Get Ready for the Eunice Valentine's Special by Memphis The Musical

Get Ready for the Eunice Valentine's Special Are you ready for the Eunice Valentine's special? Tune in later today! From: MemphisTheMusical Views: 3 0 ratings Time: 00:30 More …

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Come Fly Away Montage by The Kennedy Center

Come Fly Away Montage Scenes from the Tony-nominated Broadway musical that brings together the legendary music of Frank Sinatra and the creative vision of Twyla Tharp. From: TheKennedyCente…

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Tina Sinatra on Come Fly Away by The Kennedy Center

Tina Sinatra on Come Fly Away Frank Sinatra's daughter talks about the Tony-nominated Broadway musical that brings together the legendary music of her father Frank Sinatra and the creat…

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Rent Romance-Phobe Emma Hunton Wants Fro-Yo, Not Flowers, on Valentine’s Day by Broadway.com

Valentine’s Day is all about romance, so Broadway.com decided to collect romantic stories (and ideas for celebrating the national day of love) from some of the most passionate people w…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Christine Pedi: The Miss Abigail/NEWSical the Musical Interview

"Call Me Adam" once again chats with Drama Desk Nominee and LA Ovation Award winner Christine Pedi. This time around we discuss starring in the hit Off-Broadway shows "Miss Abigail's Guide T…

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That Feeling by Don Hall

You know that feelingWhen the Earth seems to shuffleAnd your feet lose purchaseAs if Gravity has taken a kneeAnd the chair you're on is tipping overOne way or anotherWhen you see very clearl…

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John Lahr on Joe Orton: 'He'd only just found his voice when he was killed' by Alex Needham

The man behind the only definitive account of Joe Orton's life and death talked to me about what inspired him to write it – and the motives behind the playwright's murderBefore I'd ever se…

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Genesis Reboot by Scott Meslow

Synetic Theater – which has spent the past decade building a reputation for the “synthesis” of its “kinetic” theatrical elements – has taken a break from its acclaimed silent Sha…

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News: Opening: Donmar Officer, Singin' in the Rain & WOS Awards

Amongst the major London openings, in the West End and further afield, this week are: OPENING TUESDAYThe Recruiting Officer14 FEBRUARY 2012(PREVIEWS FROM 9 FEBRUARY)Josie Rourke begins…

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Zina Bethune obituary: Dancer, choreographer and actress dies at 66 by Dennis McLellan and Victoria Kim

The animal-loving Zina Bethune was struck by two cars and killed when she apparently got out of her vehicle to check on an injured possum.

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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‘How I Learned to Drive’ motors back to  Off-Broadway  by Joe Dziemianowicz

A full moon gleams like a shiny hubcap in the opening moments of “How I Learned to Drive.” But Uncle Peck (Norbert Leo Butz) doesn’t notice. He sees only the “celestial orb…

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President's Proposed Budget Includes N.E.A. Increase by Patricia Cohen

The proposed budget that President Obama released on Monday would raise annual spending on the National Endowment for the Arts to $154.255 million, an increase of more than $8 million over t…

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William Shatner's One Man Show Begins Previews on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

Wililam Shatner's SHATNER'S WORLD WE JUST LIVE IN IT opens today, February 14, and will play through March 4 at the Music Box Theater on Broadway before embarking on a national tour. A state…

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Tickets for Shakespeare & Company 35th Season Go on Sale by BroadwayWorld

Tickets for Shakespeare amp Company's 35th Season go on sale today. The 2012-2013 season is set to include an appearance by Olympia Dukakis in an all-female version of 'The Tempest.' From th…

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Original Broadway Cast of MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Reunites at Encores! Production by BroadwayWorld

19 cast members of the original 1981 Broadway production of Stephen Sondheims Merrily We Roll Along, including leading actors Lonny Price, Ann Morrison and Jim Walton, will be reunited at Ne…

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Nancy Opel Set Returns to Broadway's MEMPHIS by BroadwayWorld

Nancy Opel will return to the company of the 2010 Tony Award winning Best Musical MEMPHIS as Mama. Opel will begin performances today. Current Mama Cass Morgan played her final performance o…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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Review: Mathematics of the Heart by David Ross

Is it possible to organise chaos? Dr Paul Macmillan, a professor in Chaos Theory who spends his days calculating storm patterns, is attempting to do just that. However, when his own life is …

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News: Alan Davies & Jenny Eclair join Sheridan Smith to host Whatsonstage.com Awards

We’re delighted to announce that much-loved comics Alan Davies and Jenny Eclair will join Sheridan Smith in hosting the 2012 Whatsonstage.com Awards Concert, which takes place this Sun…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Pygmalion In Rhodesia

NPR 02/10/12 (includes audio)

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How Are Theater Artists Living in the Livable Twin Cities? by Cory Hinkle | HowlRound by Tim

How Are Theater Artists Living in the Livable Twin Cities? (by Cory Hinkle on HowlRound)

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The State of (New) Play in DC, Part I — Gwydion Suilebhan by Tim

The State of (New) Play in DC, Part I (by Gwydion Suilebhan on his blog)

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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THE "SMASH" REPORT: Recapping Episode Two, Or, Fade In on the Casting Couch by Kenneth Jones

Playbill's weekly overview, with notes and comment, of the latest episode of the NBC series "Smash," about the people behind the creation of a new Broadway musical. Here's …

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LI'L BIT OF LOLITA by Joanne Kaufman

Norbert Leo Butz steals the show as a heartwarming uncle with an unhealthy relationship with his younger niece.

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Winners selected in Shakespeare Monologue and Scene Contest

Winners were chosen Monday night in the Pittsburgh Public Theater's 18th annual Shakespeare Monologue and Scene Contest, which saw

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After Dark, February 14, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

Flinch MobAll signs point to a chill - a very weird oneby Gaëtan L. Charlebois(see below for comments from Michael Healey)The news is not good and for all the wrong reasons. We are NOT bein…

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Valentine Treat / February Heat by The Charlebois Post

Our Second Annual Gallery of GorgeousThe Charlebois Post likes show folk. All of them! (Really!) But, because we are only human, there are some we like more than others and though - on the f…

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Quote by Tim

When we say that we’re special, we define artists as “other” or different. By putting artists up on that pedestal, we actually make it harder for our communities to see their value. In…

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Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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Jane Alexander Is The Lady From Dubuque, Making Her First Appearance at Signature Feb. 14 by Kenneth Jones

Tony Award winner Jane Alexander begins performances as the mysterious title character in Edward Albee's The Lady From Dubuque on Feb. 14, for Off-Broadway's Signature Theatre Compan…

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THEIR FAVORITE THINGS: How to Succeed's Michael Urie Shares His Cherished Theatregoing Experiences by Adam Hetrick

Playbill.com's new feature series, Their Favorite Things, asks members of the theatre community to share ten of the Broadway performances that most affected them as part of the audience.…

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The Beginning of the Big Time Concert Opens National Pastime Theater's New Home Feb. 14 in Chicago by Michael Gioia

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

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Box Office for Broadway's Starry The Best Man Opens Feb. 14 by Andrew Gans and Kenneth Jones

The box office at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, which is located at 236 West 45th Street, opens for business Feb. 14 at 10 AM ET for the star-studded Broadway revival of Gore Vidal’s …

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William Shatner Returns to Broadway Feb. 14 in Solo Show by Andrew Gans

Shatner's World: We Just Live in It, featuring Emmy-winning actor William Shatner, who is best known for his work on TV's "Star Trek" and "Boston Legal," begins p…

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Robert Creighton Solo CD, Featuring Joel Grey, Kate Baldwin, Heidi Blickenstaff, Tituss Burgess, Released Feb. 14 by Andrew Gans

Robert Creighton, who currently plays the Purser in the Tony-winning revival of Anything Goes, releases his debut solo recording Feb. 14.

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A COVER STORY: Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Gans

The Broadway revival of the Andrew Lloyd Webber-Tim Rice rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar will begin previews March 1 at the Neil Simon Theatre.

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Memphis Welcomes Back Tony Nominee Nancy Opel Feb. 14 by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award nominee Nancy Opel returns to the role of Mama in the Tony-winning musical Memphis beginning Feb. 14 at the Shubert Theatre.

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Family Portrait: Painting Churches, With Kathleen Chalfant and John Cunningham, Returns to New York Feb. 14 by Adam Hetrick

The Keen Company revival of Tina Howe's Painting Churches, starring Tony Award nominee Kathleen Chalfant, Drama Desk winner John Cunningham and Katherine Turnbull, begins previews Off-Br…

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PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: American Idiot Tour Star Van Hughes by Matthew Blank

Van Hughes, starring as "Jesus of Suburbia" Johnny in the national tour of Green Day's American Idiot, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage t…

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Lacking ‘Drive’ by Frank Scheck

Norbert Leo Butz has always brought a certain strangeness to his roles, whether a buffoonish con artist in “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” or an obsessive FBI agent in “Catch Me If You Can.…

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A ‘Really Really’ explosive look at Generation Me by Peter Marks

This may be the first time you’re hearing of Paul Downs Colaizzo, but on the evidence of his crackling new play, “Really Really,” the name bears committing to memory. A sexually charge…

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Broadway Grosses fall further for the week ending 2-12-12 by Loganne

Wicked reclaims the top spot this week end, grossing $1,508,501—about $160,000 more than last week. Though, The Book of Mormon wasn’t interested in being outdone. It’s becoming a habit…

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Hilary Adams by League of Professional Theatre Women

Theatre Director; Applied Theatre Practitioner New York, New York USA My best escape is a trip through the Del Norte Coast Redwoods State Park, following the Coast Range down towards the Kuc…

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Smash Report: And Marilyn Is... by Michael Block

And we start with a song. This time, a soulful “Call Me” by Blondie sung by our girl Karen at a club. And of course she has a fan club in attendance. Writers, producers, director, and El…

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