Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 11pm (Broadway Time)
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Grosses are up! Presidents’ Day weekend boosts the Broadway box office by Loganne

After a rocky month and a half, weekly grosses are finally up—a difference of $4,429,269. Most shows enjoyed a box office bump on account of the long Presidents’ Day weekend. Wicked, aga…

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Present/s 1 and 2, Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam

Dutch National Ballet’s festival of nine premieres is an almost unparalleled undertaking that has paid off handsomely, writes Laura Cappelle

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Shatner’s World, Music Box Theatre, New York

The Star Trek actor’s one-man show provides Broadway with some much-needed nerd fare, writes Brendan Lemon

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Present/s 1 and 2, Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam

Dutch National Ballet's festival of nine premieres is an almost unparalleled undertaking that has paid off handsomely, writes Laura Cappelle

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Shatner's World, Music Box Theatre, New York

The Star Trek actor's one-man show provides Broadway with some much-needed nerd fare, writes Brendan Lemon

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People You Should Know . . . Cary Hoffman by Zack

CARYHOFFMAN (Playwright/Actor) is finallyachieving his dream with his autobiographical one-man memoir musical, MySinatra, about his Sinatra obsession, opening Off-Broadway this spring.Ironic…

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New Off Broadway Show: News Flash!

PENS OFF-BROADWAY  APRIL 23MINETTA LANE THEATRE PREVIEWS BEGIN APRIL 3WRITTEN BY A BRITISH & AMERICAN TEAMPRODUCED BY AWARD-WINNING FILM & THEATRE VETERANS   DIRECTED BY MITCHELL…

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Perth Festival: Oráculos by Alison Croggon

NB: Serious spoiler warnings. After I left Teatro de los Sentidos's Oráculos last night, I wandered back to my hotel room through the Perth streets feeling as if my skin were luminous, as …

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People You Should Know . . . Cailín Heffernan by Zack

Cailín Heffernan (Director/Writer) ForBoomerang Theatre Company:  Ten readings including “Rebel Hearts”, “LovelessTexas” and “Bloodrinker”, two workshops, two benefits…

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“The Broken Heart,” is a Worthwhile Journey by Suzanna Bowling

“The Broken Heart,” is a Worthwhile Journey: John Ford‘s 17th-century drama “The Broken Heart,” is being presented at the Duke on 42nd Street by Theater for a New Audience.

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“Samuel & Alasdair: A Personal History of the Robot War,” Needed More Time by Suzanna Bowling

“Samuel & Alasdair: A Personal History of the Robot War,” Needed More Time Like “War of the Worlds” with the alien invasion, “Samuel & Alasdair: A Personal History of the…

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“Blood Knot” is Indeed Knotted by Suzanna Bowling

"Blood Knot" is Indeed Knotted: I wanted to like Athol Fugard’s “Blood Knot,” but two and half hours of exposition is not for me.

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William Shatner does Broadway by Richard Ouzounian

William Shatner talks about Shatner’s World: We Just Live in It, his one-man Broadway show.

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Shatner’s World: Reviews

A look at what the critics say about William Shatner's new Broadway show

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Marina Abromovic: The Artist is Present makes Canadian premiere by Murray Whyte

In 2010, artist Marina Abramovic spent 700 hours in a chair at MoMA, staring into patrons' eyes. A film of her experience makes its Canadian premiere in Toronto Wednesday.

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“Chekhovek” Does Not Get Into The Heart Of Its Author by Suzanna Bowling

"Chekhovek" Does Not Get Into The Heart Of Its Author: "Chekhovek" - nine short stories by Anton Chekhov by the Actors' Ensemble and GoShow Entertainment is light on fare.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 10pm (Broadway Time)
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Review: High Life play by Robert Crew

Given the international success of Lee MacDougall’s High Life, it’s surprising that the new Soulpepper production is the first revival here since the original burst on the scene at World…

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Fuse Book Review: The Print-Pantheist — Cyprian Norwid’s “Poems” by Arts Fuse Editor

In light of the many translations of Cyprian Norwid's verse into English, Danuta Borchardt thought carefully about what she was going to focus on.

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SAG-AFTRA Merger Endorsed by Actors' Equity, Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists by BroadwayWorld

Reuters reports that the Actors' Equity Association has given its approval for a proposed merger between the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. …

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 9pm (Broadway Time)
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NY1 Online: On Stage [Full Program] 02/18/12

NY1 VIDEO: Donna Karger hosts the February 18, 2012, edition of On Stage.

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Dick Anthony Williams, Actor and Producer, Dies at 77 by Paul Vitello

Mr. Williams’s roles ranged from blaxploitation films to the stage, where he gained two Tony nominations.

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New York City Opera Makes a Case for Its Own Demise

The first half of this truncated season does not augur well for the company's artistic future.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 8pm (Broadway Time)
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POLL: Cell Phone Usage Banned in NYC Performances - What Should Be Done? by BroadwayWorld

Back in 2003, the New York City Council voted to ban the usage of cell phones in all movie theaters, Broadway theaters, concert halls and venues for live performance.But, the problem continu…

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Smash - Episode 3 - Enter Mr. DiMaggio - Luan Legacy Recap by DanceOn

Smash - Episode 3 - Enter Mr. DiMaggio - Luan Legacy Recap In the third episode of NBC's Smash, the producers have found their Marilyn Monroe. Now, they have to cast their Joe DiMaggio…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 7pm (Broadway Time)
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Cell Phones Illegal in Theaters by Michael Block

Yes. You read that correctly. According to Reuters, as of Sunday, February 19, New York City now restricts cellular phones in "any indoor theater, library, museum, gallery, motion picture th…

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'Tis Pity She's A Whore, Barbican Theatre by Alexandra Coghlan

Another week, another tragedy, and another wedding dance routine set to a thumping soundtrack. But while The Changeling buckled under the pressure Joe Hill-Gibbins applied at the Young Vic a…

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Cell Phones Banned in NYC Performances by BroadwayWorld

According to Reuters, the New York City Council has banned cell phones in all movie theaters, Broadway theaters, concert halls and venues for live performance. The new law went into effect o…

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STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Sings 'Poker Face' in Concert Preview by Stage Tube

The concert will be released on DVD and CD on March 6. Can't wait until then Get a sneak peek at the star singing 'Poker Face' in this new video which premiered on her Facebook page tonight

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A full plate of the surreal in ‘Civilization (All You Can Eat)’ by Peter Marks

It takes a tender actress to make a tough pig, and in the unsettling “Civilization (All You Can Eat),” Sarah Marshall lowers herself to the challenge. She’s Big Hog, who starts Jason G…

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Activist, Professor Katherine Darmer Dies in Possible Suicide Attempt by BroadwayWorld

Police are investigating suicide as the possible cause of the death of Katherine Darmer, a law professor at Chapman University who fell from a parking garage in Irvine, the Orange County Reg…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 6pm (Broadway Time)
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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Tontlawald at Cutting BallHow could I forget to mention in  my blog post this morning that I went to see a preview of Tontlawald last Saturday? Did my Sunday transit mishap truly erase …

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Nothing 'Fishy' about this one-man show by Peter Filichia

Earthy stories are at core of play’s appeal

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Roundabout Theatre Company Spring Gala to Honor Rob Marshall; Martin Short to Host by Broadway.com

Six time Tony-nominated director, choreographer and actor Rob Marshall will be honored at the Roundabout Theatre Company's 2012 Spring Gala, From Screen to Stage. Created by hi…

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The Lyons Prowl at the Cort by Michael Block

Nicky Silver's hit The Lyons will rise again on Broadway this season, just before the Tony eligibility cutoff of April 26. The Lyon will snatch the soon to be vacant Cort Theater. The produc…

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The Bach Variations: A New York Philharmonic Festival by New York Philharmonic

The Bach Variations: A New York Philharmonic Festival Pianist Andras Schiff and conductors Bernard Labadie and Masaaki Suzuki discuss "The Bach Variations: A New York Philharmonic Fest…

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Join us for the 21st Century Literary Office Convening by HowlRound

On Friday, February 24 and Saturday February 25 we will be hosting an in-person convening of about forty literary managers, dramaturgs, and playwrights and simultaneously, hosting a global…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 5pm (Broadway Time)
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Theater review: 'Sarah's War' at the Hudson Mainstage by Philip Brandes

Amid the endless polarized chaos and bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, is there any space between protecting human rights and supporting terrorists? Amid the endless polarized chaos and bloodshed…

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American Idiot's Tony Vincent on His Transition from Broadway to The Voice: 'I Felt a Mix of Anxiety and Freedom' by Michael Mellini

Broadway fans watching NBC’s singing competition The Voice on February 20 recognized a familiar face when American Idiot veteran Tony Vincent stepped up to “blind audition”…

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Colin Donnell Signs on for CW's ARROW Pilot by BroadwayWorld

According to Deadline.com, Broadway vetrean Colin Donnell has signed on the join the cast of CW's 'Arrow' pilot, which is based on the 'Green Arrow' comics. Donnell will play 'Tommy Merlyn,'…

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St. Louis' Upstream Theatre "The Maids" by Richard Green

Stylish and sly, Jean Genet's comedy of two maids features Brooke Edwards and Emily Baker writhing operatically under the excesses of their employer, as the plans for their revenge wobble ho…

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Christine Baranski, Donna Murphy, Martin Short Set for Roundabout Gala, Honoring Rob Marshall by Dan Bacalzo

Martin Short will host the Roundabout Theatre Company's 2012 spring gala, From Screen to Stage, at Hammerstein Ballroom on Monday, March 12. The event will honor Rob Marshall, who will …

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Theater Review: David Crabb’s ‘Bad Kid’ at Axis Theater by Jason Zinoman

In “Bad Kid,” a solo show at the Axis Theater, David Crabb delivers a fairly ordinary story about youthful mistakes and adventures, yet his characters are vivid.

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Roundabout Will Honor Rob Marshall With Jason Robards Award March 12 by Adam Hetrick

The Roundabout Theatre Company will honor Academy, Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-nominated director-choreographer Rob Marshall during the From Stage to Screen gala March 12 at the Hammer…

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Review: Man Boobs (Pride Films and Plays) by Scotty Zacher

*Man Boobs* is a parable for a perilous world, reminding us that vanity exists in both the cocksure and timid. People often want to see their self-loathing—it's a case of “better the dev…

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Linda Lavin to take 'The Lyons' to Broadway

Add "The Lyons" to the list of off-Broadway hits jumping to the Great White Way.

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Colin Donnell Cast in CW's Arrow Pilot by Brian Scott Lipton

Drama Desk Award nominee Colin Donnell has been cast in the CW drama pilot Arrow, according to Deadline.com. The series is described by the site as a modern retelling of the story of DC Com…

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Roundabout's 2012 Gala to Honor Rob Marshall, 3/12 by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company Todd Haimes, Artistic Director will present its annual 2012 Spring Gala honoring Academy Award, Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rob Marshall.

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Linda Lavin to take 'The Lyons' to Broadway

NEW YORK (AP) -- Add "The Lyons" to the list of off-Broadway hits jumping to the Great White Way....

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Caissie Levy, Chester Gregory & More Set For Broadway Remembers Whitney Houston at Joe’s Pub by Broadway.com

Broadway stars including Ghost’s Caissie Levy, Sister Act’s Chester Gregory will honor late music icon Whitney Houston at Joe’s Pub on February 27. The one-night-only …

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Roundabout announces 2012 Spring Gala honoring Rob Marshall by Amy Kass

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presents its annual 2012 Spring Gala honoring Academy Award, Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe nominee Rob Marshall. On Monday, March 12…

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VIDEO FLASH: Rufus Wainright Previews His Forthcoming Out Of The Game CD; NY and CA Concert Announced by Andy Propst

Rufus Wainwright has released a video trailer for his forthcoming CD Out Of The Game As previously reported, the CD will be released on May 1 by Decca. In addition, the schedule for a ser…

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Dan Fogler to Star in Scenic Route Film by Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award winner Dan Fogler will star with Josh Duhamel in the film Scenic Route,, according to Deadline.com. According to the site, the movie - to be directed by Kevin and Michael Goetz a…

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Theater review: 'Sarah's War' at the Hudson Mainstage by Philip Brandes

Philip Brandes reviews Valerie Dillman's drama "Sarah's War," based on the life and death of American peace activist Rachel Corrie.

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PHOTO FLASH: Lance Bass, George Kotsiopoulos, Peter Paige at Hollywood Rush by Dan Bacalzo

Pop star and Broadway veteran Lance Bass and George Kotsiopoulos of E!'s Fashion Police co-hosted the second annual Hollywood Rush at the historic Wilshire Ebell Theater on Sunday, Febr…

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The Lyons Will Transfer to Broadway’s Cort Theatre this Spring by Broadway.com

Nicky Silver’s The Lyons, which premiered off-Broadway at The Vineyard Theatre, will transfer to Broadway’s Cort Theatre this spring. Original stars Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa …

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Anything Goes Star Colin Donnell Set for CW Pilot Arrow by Broadway.com

Colin Donnell, who stars as Billy Crocker in the Broadway revival of Anything Goes, has been cast in the CW drama pilot Arrow, according to Deadline.com. The new pilot is an update…

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Theater Review: ‘The Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G,’ by Qui Nguyen by Jason Zinoman

Qui Nguyen’s “Inexplicable Redemption of Agent G,” an ambitious entertainment about modern identity, has moved to Off Broadway in a Vampire Cowboys production.

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Attic Theatre to Present Dane Whitlock's Are You There God? It's Me, Karen Carpenter by Bethany Rickwald

Attic Theatre is to present Dane Whitlock's Are You There God? It's Me, Karen Carpenter, March 30-April 7. Whitlock will direct, and choreography will be by Joseph Corella. Loose…

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Community Music School's Camerton String Quartet takes two Firsts in competition

The Community Music School's Camerton String Quartet took two Firsts in the Midwest Young Artists 5th Annual Discover Chamber Competition in the North Shore Chicago suburb of Highland Park o…

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THE LYONS Heads to Broadway's Cort Theatre in April; Linda Lavin, Dick Latessa Star by BroadwayWorld

Nicky Silver's play THE LYONS is getting its world-premiere this fall with an official opening night October 11 at Vineyard Theatre 108 E. 15 St., it has been announced by Vineyard Theatre a…

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Linda Lavin, Dick Latessa to Star in Broadway Transfer of The Lyons at the Cort by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award winners Linda Lavin and Dick Latessa will reprise their starring roles in Nicky Silver's The Lyons, which will transfer to Broadway's Cort Theatre beginning the first we…

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Broadway Will Hear The Roar of The Lyons This Spring by Adam Hetrick

Tony Award-winning actress Linda Lavin will reprise her performance as matriarch Rita Lyons in the Broadway transfer of Nicky Silver's family drama The Lyons, which will officially open …

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Portrait of the artist: Tara Fitzgerald, actor by Laura Barnett

At my first audition, they asked me things like: How are you? It didn't seem hard enough' What got you started?An uncle I loved got me into Fred Astaire when I was young. We had a scratchy o…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 4pm (Broadway Time)
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Anna Ziegler: 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. Anna Ziegler continues this series. What makes an artistic home? On t…

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The Vault: The Audition Songs of the Original Grease

Cast members including Barry Bostwick ("Danny"), Carole Demas ("Sandy"), Walter Bobbie ("Roger"), and Marya Small ("Frenchy") reveal (and sing some samples of) their audition songs that …

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Audra McDonald, Norm Lewis, et al. Nominated for IRNE Awards! by BroadwayWorld

The Independent Reviewers of New England IRNE Awards recognize the extraordinary wealth of talent in the Boston theatre community, and this year's nominations have just been announced. IRNE …

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The Bizarre Fantasy of The Feast: an intimate Tempest

Caliban (Adrian Danzig) and the spirit Ariel (Samuel Taylor) are commanded by Prospero (John Judd) to retell the story of The Tempest, which brought him to the island where he now rules …

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Jorn Weisbrodt talks Luminato by Richard Ouzounian

Jorn Weisbrodt, the Luminato festival's new artistic director, does a Q&A at the Toronto Public Reference Library on Thursday.

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Time Out Theater Review: "Blood Knot"

The off-broadway Signature Theatre Company is back in business, and "Blood Knot" is a notable first show to debut in the new theater complex on 42nd Street.

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PHOTO FLASH: Alan Rickman and Cast Celebrate 100th Performance of Broadway's Seminar by Dan Bacalzo

The cast of the Broadway production of Seminar celebrated its 100th performance at The Golden Theatre on Wednesday, February 15 with cookie cakes and cookies provided by Insomnia Cookies. S…

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Uninvited Guests let the audience call the shots by Maddy Costa

Fancy playing a banker or a murderer? Maddy Costa meets a company that has found a novel way of making audiences feel good about bad newsIt's a truism that what sets theatre apart from cinem…

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New York Giants Star Zak DeOssie Tackles Reeve Carney & Rebecca Faulkenberry Backstage at Spider-Man by Broadway.com

Forget about Disney World: After winning Super Bowl XLVI, New York Giants linebacker Zak DeOssie had just one place he wanted to go: Broadway! The NFL player dropped by Foxwoods Theatre on F…

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Chester Gregory, Caissie Levy, Kacie Sheik Set for Broadway Remembers Whitney Concert by Andy Propst

An initial lineup of performers has been announced for Broadway Remembers Whitney, a one-night-only concert to be offered at Joe's Pub on February 27 at 9:30pm. Kris Kukul will serve a…

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ArtsBeat: 'The Lyons' – and Linda Lavin - Will Be Back on Broadway by Patrick Healy

The Off-Broadway hit by Nicky Silver will arrive just in time for Tony Awards cutoff.

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Cole Grissom, Victoria Morgan to Star in Broadway by the Bay's Hairspray by Bethany Rickwald

Broadway by the Bay has announced full casting for Hairspray, to play April 5-22 at Fox Theatre. Artistic Director Amanda Folena will direct. With a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas …

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Dan Fogler Signs on for SCENIC ROUTE Film by BroadwayWorld

According to Deadline.com Broadway veteran Dan Fogler will star alongside Josh Duhamel in Kevin and Michael Goetz' 'Scenic Route' film. The movie is about 'two college students who go on a r…

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Danny Gurwin, Tracy Lore, Bets Malone, Scott Reardon Set for Cabrillo's Once Upon a Mattress by Bethany Rickwald

Cabrillo Music Theatre is set to present Once Upon a Mattress, April 20-29 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. Richard Israel will direct. With music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall…

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Tony Braithwaite to lead Act II Playhouse by Howard Shapiro

One of the region's pre-eminent comic talents, Tony Braitwaite, has been named producing artistic director of Act II Playhouse in Ambler, succeeding Bud Martin. Howard Shapiro reports.

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Brooks Ashmanskas, Christopher Bloch, Robert Cuccioli Set for Ford's Theatre's 1776 by Dan Bacalzo

Ford's Theatre Society has announced casting for its production of the musical, 1776, to perform at Ford's Theatre, March 9-May 19. Peter Flynn will direct. The show dramatizes th…

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See Lea Michele and the Glee Girls Take on Bridesmaids by Broadway.com

Rachel Berry (Lea Michele) is getting married—or at least wearing a wedding dress while filming—and all of her New Directions friends are expected to share the excitement. Off-ca…

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Arts Jobs Grants Recipients To Be Announced by Segarra, Malloy by Frank Rizzo

The City of Hartford and the Greater Hartford Arts Council will announce the recipients of the 2012 Arts & Heritage Jobs Grant Program, Phase 1, at the Isham-Terry House, a Connecticut L…

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Oscar Countdown! Best Actress Hopeful Viola Davis' Top Five Stage Roles by Kathy Henderson

Five of Broadway’s finest actors are in the running for 2012 Academy Awards! In honor of their stellar work onscreen, Broadway.com is looking back at the most unforgettable stage roles…

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EVITA Announces Student Rush Policy! by BroadwayWorld

EVITA will star Olivier Award-winning Argentinean actress Elena Roger making her Broadway debut as Eva Pern, world renowned music artist Ricky Martin as Che and Tony Award-winner Michael Cer…

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Larry Clarke, Christopher Foley, and More Set for Circle X 's Naked Before God by Bethany Rickwald

Circle X Theatre Co. is set to present the world premiere of Leo Geter's Naked Before God, March 24-April 28. Geter will direct. In Naked Before God, Kristen Burrows has a plan to com…

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Go Deep in the Crypt With the Cast of Jesus Christ Superstar by Broadway.com

Before hitting the bright lights of a Broadway stage, the cast of Jesus Christ Superstar headed uptown and underground for a very special concert for just fans. The Crypt at The Church of th…

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PHOTO CALL: Tony Vincent Debuts on NBC's "The Voice" by Matthew Blank

Singer-actor Tony Vincent, most recently seen on Broadway in American Idiot, appeared on the hit NBC reality singing competition "The Voice" Feb. 20. He auditioned with Queen's…

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Geraint Wyn Davies, Seana McKenna, Christopher Plummer Set for Stratford Shakespeare Festival's 2012 Season by Brian Scott Lipton

The Stratford Shakespeare Festival has announced the acting company and complete lineup for its 2012 season. Highlights will include Christopher Plummer's new autobiographical show, A …

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STAGE TUBE: Meet the Newsies- Kyle Coffman (Henry) by Stage Tube

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

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Video Feature: Aaron Carter Chats by Brian Scott Lipton and Tristan Fuge

TheaterMania talks with the pop star about his Off-Broadway role in The Fantasticks, his fans, and his upcoming EP.

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The Philharmonic's Kidzone Live! -- in London, 02/18/2012 by New York Philharmonic

The Philharmonic's Kidzone Live! -- in London, 02/18/2012 The New York Philharmonic brings Kidzone Live!, its interactive music fair, to London's Barbican Centre, where, before the …

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Mind over matter: Theatre and the big questions: What do you do when you can’t bear it? by Katey Warran

Crimes of the Heart at the Bridewell Theatre Contemporary theatre has a tendency to consider life’s big questions. Especially if a play has a political motive, theatre can seek to confront…

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Alisa Weilerstein on Joshua Weilerstein by New York Philharmonic

Alisa Weilerstein on Joshua Weilerstein Alisa Weilerstein on Assistant Conductor Joshua Weilerstein From: NewYorkPhilharmonic Views: 54 2 ratings Time: 02:58 More in Music

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A Red Orchid Theatre Extends Brett Neveu's Megacosm by Andy Propst

A Red Orchid Theatre has extended Brett Neveu's Megacosm. Directed by ensemble member Dado, the production will now run through March 11. In the play, an industrialist uses every mean…

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Joanna Gleason, Norm Lewis, Audra McDonald, Christopher Sieber Receive IRNE Nominations by Dan Bacalzo

Nominations for the 2012 Independent Reviewers of New England (IRNE) awards have been announced. The A.R.T. production of The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, which is now playing on Broadwa…

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Reprise’s Role — Why Isn’t It More Precise? Sarah’s War and Other Plays About Israelis and Palestinians. by Don Shirley

Reprise is in trouble. Is its mission not clear enough? Should it be just like other musical theater companies or should it continue to produce shows that can't be seen elsewhere?...Valerie …

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Alisa Weilerstein on her background by New York Philharmonic

Alisa Weilerstein on her background Alisa Weilerstein discusses her professional background. From: NewYorkPhilharmonic Views: 58 4 ratings Time: 01:31 More in Music

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 3pm (Broadway Time)
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MTC Announces Margaret Colin & Boyd Gaines for THE COLUMNIST by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) are pleased to announce that two time Drama Desk Award nominee Margaret Colin (“Gossip Girl,” MTC’s Defiance) and …

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Line-Up Announced for Broadway Remembers Whitney Benefit Concert by Andrew Gans

A host of Broadway performers will join forces Feb. 27 to remember the late Grammy-winning artist Whitney Houston.

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ArtsBeat: A Lucrative Start for 'Death of a Salesman' by Patrick Healy

In its first week at the box office, the new "Salesman" beat every other play on Broadway except for the hit "War Horse," which won the 2011 Tony for best play.

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Caissie Levy, Chester Gregory, et al. Set for BROADWAY REMEMBERS WHITNEY HOUSTON Concert, 3/27 by BroadwayWorld

In memory of the inimitable Whitney Houston, Broadway Remembers Whitney is a concert honoring one of the greatest icons and voices of our generation. Come join us as we pay homage to and joi…

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Body by Broadway: Turn Up the Heat with Chicago Star Bianca Marroquin by Broadway.com

Some like it hot but Chicago’s Bianca Marroquin, currently playing the iconic role of Roxie Hart on the Great White Way, likes things a scorching 115 degrees to be exact. The Latina st…

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Book Savvy — a conference for writers by Pauline Adamek

Book Savvy – a day-long conference on getting published – promises to be a fantastic event and timely resource for the LA writers community. Hosted by the Los Angeles Chapter of the Wome…

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Alisa Weilerstein on Barber's Cello Concerto by New York Philharmonic

Alisa Weilerstein on Barber's Cello Concerto Alisa Weilerstein discusses Barber's Cello Concerto. For more information visit http://nyphil.org From: NewYorkPhilharmonic Views: 124 …

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Michael Redman Acquires HHC Promo Division to Launch Red Rising Marketing by BroadwayWorld

Michael Redman and Hugh Hysell just announced that Redman has acquired the full service marketing and promotions division of HHC Marketing. A new firm will be launched and known as RED RISIN…

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Playwright will do double duty as actor in world premiere

Carlyle Brown will step in for James A. Williams at Park Square. Williams has been cast in a New York production.

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Ford's Theatre Presents 1776 With Robert Cuccioli, Brooks Ashmanskas & More, 3/9-5/19 by BroadwayWorld

Fords Theatre Society presents the Tony-winning musical 1776, directed by Peter Flynn, March 9 though May 19, 2012. With quick-witted dialogue and a playful score, 1776 dramatizes the impass…

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Go Behind the Scenes of Blood Knot with Athol Fugard and the Off-Broadway Cast by Broadway.com

The dark drama Blood Knot first premiered in South Africa in 1961, during the apartheid era. Now, this historic play is the inaugural production in the brand-new Jewel Box Theatre at the Per…

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New York Musical Theatre Festival Announces Next Link Project Selections by Dan Bacalzo

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) has announced the selections for the 2012 Next Link Project, NYMF's primary writer service program. The works will be presented as part of t…

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The Stars of Broadway's Seminar Celebrate Their 100th Performance with a Sweet Treat by Broadway.com

The stars of Theresa Rebeck’s Seminar celebrated a Broadway milestone in the sweetest fashion on February 1: Hamish Linklater, Hettienne Park, Lily Rabe, Alan Rickman and Jerry O&…

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UP ON THE MARQUEE: END OF THE RAINBOW! by Up On The Marquee

Directed by the Tony Award winning Terry Johnson, End of the Rainbow will begin performances on Monday, March 19, 2012 at the Belasco Theatre, with an opening night now set for Monday, April…

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MY OHIO, RIO, et al. Included in NYMF's 2012 Next Link Project by BroadwayWorld

The New York Musical Theatre Festival NYMF today announced the selections for the 2012 Next Link Project, NYMF's primary writer service program. The Next Link Project empowers emerging music…

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Nick Jonas to Be Featured on How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying Cast Album EP by Andy Propst

Nick Jonas will headline a new Broadway cast album EP of How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. Robert Sher has produced the recording, which will be released by Broadway Records…

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Nick Jonas Records How to Succeed Album Aimed for Spring Release by Broadway.com

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying star Nick Jonas headed to the studio on February 19 to record an EP of selections from the hit Frank Loesser revival. The new recording will …

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Gary Beach, Vicki Lewis to Star in Maltz Jupiter Theatre's Hello, Dolly! by Dan Bacalzo

Tony Award winner Gary Beach and Broadway veteran Vicki Lewis will star in the Maltz Jupiter Theatre production of Hello, Dolly!, to run March 13-April 1. Tony nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge w…

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Vicki Lewis and Tony Winner Gary Beach Will Star in Maltz Jupiter's Hello, Dolly! by Andrew Gans

Ragtime Tony nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge will direct and choreograph The Maltz Jupiter Theatre's upcoming production of the Tony-winning Jerry Herman musical Hello, Dolly!

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Patti Murin, Lorna Luft, Eric Anderson & More to Lead ROOM 16 Reading, 3/8 by BroadwayWorld

On March 8th at 2 p.m. there will be a reading of ROOM 16 by Stephen Sislen composerlyricist, Andrea Lepcio book and Ben H. Winters lyrics, directed by Kim Weild with music direction by Vadi…

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Venus in Fur Star Hugh Dancy Talks Bad Auditions on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon by Broadway.com

In Venus in Fur dashing leading man Hugh Dancy plays a writer/director auditioning an aspiring actress (Nina Arianda). Dancy may be a big star himself these days, but when he stopp…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 2pm (Broadway Time)
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Lin-Manuel Miranda, Colin Donnell, Celia Keenan-Bolger & Co. Bid a Fond Farewell to Merrily We Roll Along by Broadway.com

The Encores! revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along ended its extended run at New York City Center on February 19, and the cast enjoyed a final celebration together after …

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HOW TO SUCCEED to Release EP Featuring Nick Jonas! by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that, Nick Jonas will soon be featured in an EP of music from HOW TO SUCCEED in which he is currently starring as J. Pierrepont Finch. The EP is due out this spri…

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Marcia Gay Harden, Jeffrey Dean Morgan Set for Supreme Ruler Film by Brian Scott Lipton

Tony Award and Academy Award winner Marcia Gay Harden, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Brian Geraghty, and Vincent D'Onofrio will star in Duane Edwards' new film Supreme Ruler, according to D…

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PHOTO FLASH: Neil Patrick Harris Does High-Wire Act at Las Vegas' Absinthe by Dan Bacalzo

Stage and screen star Neil Patrick Harris attended the February 10 performance of Absinthe at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas. Afterwards, he not only visited with the cast, but also took …

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Broadway Grosses: Holiday Weekend Bumps Up Box Office by Broadway.com

Most shows experienced a bump at the box office thanks to the long President's Day weekend, with Wicked claiming the top spot for grosses. Two new shows also hit the boards: William Shat…

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How “You” Become a Superhero by Emeri Fetzer

The epic emotion in Crystal Pite’s choreography In Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite’s The You Show, dancers are superheroes. While they may not be literally scaling walls of b…

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World Theatre Day Message To Be Delivered By John Malkovich by TCG News

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre and home of the U.S. Centerof the International Theatre Institute (ITI-US), invites all theatres, individual artists…

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Lorna Luft, Eric Anderson, Stephen Bogardus, Patti Murin, Philip Hoffman Cast in Room 16 Staged Reading by Michael Gioia

Room 16, a new musical featuring music by Stephen Sislen, lyrics by Sislen and Ben H. Winters and a book by Andrea Lepcio, will be presented in a staged reading March 8 at 2 PM at Chelsea St…

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Lorna Luft, Eric Anderson, Stephen Bogardus, Patti Murin, Philip Hoffman Cast in Room 116 Staged Reading by Michael Gioia

Room 116, a new musical featuring music by Stephen Sislen, lyrics by Sislen and Ben H. Winters and a book by Andrea Lepcio, will be presented in a staged reading March 8 at 2 PM at Chelsea S…

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Marcia Gay Harden to Star in SUPREME RULER by BroadwayWorld

As first reported on Deadline.com, actress Marcia Gay Harden is set to star in the upcoming film SUPREME RULER. Harden joins previously announced cast members Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Brian Gera…

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My Afternoon With Mother Dolores Hart by Frank Rizzo

Connecticut Nun Returns To Hollywood For Oscars The news that Mother Dolores Hart will be attending Sunday's Oscars prompted me to dust off the story I wrote about the former Hollywood ac…

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PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: Paul Shaffer Makes "Lazarus" Cameo at Godspell by Matthew Blank

On Feb. 16 the Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz's Godspell welcomed "Late Show with David Letterman" musical director Paul Shaffer, who was conductor of the original Broad…

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50th Annual World Theatre Day on March 27 Features Malkovich Message by LA Stage Alliance

John Malkovich will write a message for the 50th annual World Theatre Day, sponsored by Theatre Communications Group and the US Center of the International Theatre Institute. An essay contes…

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Skyler Adams, Adrian Aguilar Set for Paramount's Hair by Andy Propst

The Paramount Theatre has announced casting for the classic rock musical Hair, to run March 14 - April 1. Rachel Rockwell will direct the production, which will have musical direction by Do…

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A.R.T. Sets Cast for World Premiere Of Futurity: A Musical by The Lisps by Adam Hetrick

Casting has been announced for the world premiere of Futurity: A Musical by The Lisps, a sci-fi musical set during the Civil War, which will play the American Repertory Theater beginning Mar…

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Photo Flash: Neil Patrick Harris Visits ABSINTHE in Vegas by BroadwayWorld

This past weekend, Neil Patrick Harris stopped by Absinthe, Las Vegas' latest Cirque addition. While visiting with the cast, they learned of his love of variety arts and invited him to walk …

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The Road to Mecca concludes limited engagement on March 4th by Amy Kass

Roundabout Theatre Company’s Broadway production of Athol Fugard’s The Road to Mecca starring Rosemary Harris, Carla Gugino and Jim Dale, will end its limited engagement on Sunday, March…

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New Musical "Time After Time" Being Developed At Hartt

Broadway's Kevin Gray DirectsKevin Gray, the Broadway actor-turned-educator, will direct The Hartt School production of the musical “Time After Time, ” March 8 to 11 at Mill…

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Cast reunites for Peter and the Starcatcher by Loganne

New play about the boy who wouldn’t grow up has announced its cast. Nancy Nagel Gibbs and Greg Schaffert, producers of Peter and the Starcatcher, a play by Tony Award-nominee Rick Elice, a…

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THE ROAD TO MECCA Ends Limited Run as Scheduled, 3/4 by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Companys Broadway production of Athol Fugards The Road to Mecca starring Rosemary Harris, Carla Gugino and Jim Dale, will end its limited engagement on Sunday, March 4th a…

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Pulitzer Prize Winner Paula Vogel on the Alaskan Summer That Inspired How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel

About the Author: Long before the earning the imprimatur of a Pulitzer Prize for How I Learned to Drive in 1998, playwright Paula Vogel wasn’t pulling any punches. In plays like The …

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Natascia Diaz, John Lescault, Doug Kreeger, Erin Driscoll Cast in Signature's New Rock Musical Brother Russia by Andrew Gans

Casting has been announced for the new rock musical Brother Russia, which makes its world premiere at the Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre March 6 with an official opening April 15 at Si…

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SMASH's Ratings Drop; NBC Still Earns Most Viewers by BroadwayWorld

According to published reports, NBC's SMASH, which aired its third episode last night, dropped in the ratings again- moving this week from 8.1 million to 6.5 million viewers. The series prem…

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THE SCREENING ROOM: "Smash" Star Anjelica Huston Visits Jimmy Fallon (Video) by Michael Gioia

Anjelica Huston, who stars as producer Eileen Rand on the NBC musical drama "Smash," recently visited "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon" to talk about filming in New York Cit…

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Hugh Martin: Hidden Treasures (Songs for Stage and Screen (1941 – 2010) by Brad Hathaway

Let’s see. Should I do a recording review of this CD of 29 songs by the man who wrote the memorable songs for the sparkling movie “Meet Me In St. Louis” and Broadway’…

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Steve Kazee, Cristin Milioti & the Oscar-Winning Composers of Once Meet the Theater Press by Broadway.com

On screen, Once went from an indie flick with great songs and a cult following to a winner at the Oscars. Now the film’s stage adaptation is going from an off-Broadway production at Ne…

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Brent Langdon, Jessica Love, Kristine Nielsen Set for Old Globe's Anna Christie by Bethany Rickwald

The Old Globe has announced the cast and creative team for its upcoming production of Eugene O'Neill's Anna Christie, March 10-April 15 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre. Dan…

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Haydn Gwynne on Her Role in "Richard III"

Haydn Gwynne talks about her role as Queen Elizabeth in the Bridge Project’s production of "Richard III" at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, directed by Sam Mendes and featuring Kevin Spacey…

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Boyd Gaines and Margaret Colin Join John Lithgow for Manhattan Theatre Club’s The Columnist by Broadway.com

Boyd Gaines and Margaret Colin will join previously announced star John Lithgow in Manhattan Theatre Club’s world premiere of David Auburn’s The Columnist. The play will now begi…

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Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Old Globe's ANNA CHRISTIE by BroadwayWorld

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team for the Globe's revival of Anna Christie, Eugene O'Neill's masterpiece about the knotty relationship between an old sailor and his es…

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PHOTO FLASH: Sean Combs, James Gandolfini, Stevie Wonder Honor Muhammad Ali at Power of Love Gala by Dan Bacalzo

Keep Memory Alive honored Muhammad Ali's 70th birthday at its 16th annual Power of Love Gala, on Saturday, February 18. The event will be broadcast on ABC on Saturday, February 25, at 4…

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WOS TV: Full replay & speeches of the 2012 Whatsonstage.com Awards

Sunday night (19 February 2012) saw the first-ever webcast of the Whatsonstage.com Awards Concert, and nearly 17,000 people tuned in for our three hours of live broadcasting from the Prince …

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Boyd Gaines & Magaret Colin Join John Lithgow in MTC's THE COLUMNIST this Spring by BroadwayWorld

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced that two time Drama Desk Award nominee Margaret Colin Gossip Girl, MTCs Defiance and four time Tony Award winner Boyd Gaines Gypsy, Contact will join Ton…

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Annie Potts to Star in Hallmark Channel's Movie Musical The Music Teacher by Andy Propst

Annie Potts will star in the Hallmark Channel's movie musical The Music Teacher, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Alan Ett will compose the original songs for the project. The mov…

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Margaret Colin, Boyd Gaines to Join John Lithgow in Broadway's The Columnist by Dan Bacalzo

Margaret Colin and Boyd Gaines will join the previously reported star John Lithgow in Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of David Auburn's The Columnist. Daniel Sullivan will …

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 1pm (Broadway Time)
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SILENCE: The Musical Adds Special Show to Celebrate Film's Birthday, Feb 25! by BroadwayWorld

The Silence of the Lambs, winner in all five top categories at the 1992 Oscars including Best Picture, was released internationally 21 years ago this month. SILENCE The Musical, the unauthor…

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Nick Jonas on Jimmy Fallon! by Admin

In cased you missed him last night, here is Nick Jonas singing “I Believe in You” from the Broadway musical How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying on Jimmy Fallon!

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How to Succeed... Cast Album EP With Nick Jonas Due This Spring by Adam Hetrick

A new Broadway cast album EP of the 50th anniversary revival of How to Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, feautring current star Nick Jonas, will be released by Broadway Records this…

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What’s Up, James Lapine? The Director on Merrily, Into the Woods, Casting Annie and Those Idina Menzel Rumors by Josh Ferri

Three-time Tony winner James Lapine (Into the Woods, Passion, Falsettos) is keeping himself quite busy these days. Lapine directed the Encores! production of Merrily We Roll Along, which pla…

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BWW TV: Sneak Peek of Chicago Shakespeare Theatre's A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by BroadwayWorld TV

Chicago Shakespeare Theater's CST 25th Anniversary Season production of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by CST Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin CST's Follie…

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Boyd Gaines and Margaret Colin Will Join John Lithgow in Broadway's The Columnist by Andrew Gans

Additional casting has been announced for the Manhattan Theatre Club's world-premiere production of David Auburn's The Columnist, which will begin previews April 4 prior to an offici…

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Photo Flash: New Photos from SMASH's 'The Cost of Art' by BroadwayWorld

In next week's episode of NBC's SMASH entitled The Cost of Art, Karen Katharine McPhee must learn to advance in the high-stakes world of Broadway, as Derek Jack Davenport hosts a party for h…

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NYPSI Hosts Special FREUD'S LAST SESSION Event 2/21 by BroadwayWorld

The New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute is set to present a discussion and Q&A with Mark St. Germain, the playwright of FREUD’S LAST SESSION; Jack Thomas, a producer of the play; T…

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Antonio Banderas to Play Pablo Picasso in 33 Dias Movie by Andy Propst

Antonio Banderas will play Pablo Picasso in the movie 33 Dias (33Days), according to a report in Variety. Carlos Saura will direct the film, which he has co-written with Elias Querejeta and…

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Meet the Newsies: Henry by Disney on Broadway

Meet the Newsies: Henry Meet Kyle Coffman, playing Henry in Disney's newest Broadway production, NEWSIES. Watch Kyle in a live YouTube chat along with other NEWSIES cast members, recor…

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Broadway Ticket Buying Guide: February 21-26 by BroadwayWorld

Looking to buy last minute tickets to a Broadway show Don't know what to see Trying to find a theaterWelcome to BroadwayWorld's feature The Broadway Ticket Buying Guide. Inside, you will fi…

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Gideon Productions to Stage Mac Rogers' Blast Radius by Teddy Alvaro

Gideon Productions will present Mac Roger's Blast Radius, March 30-April 14 as part of BFG Collective's six month long residency at The Secret Theatre. Blast Radius, part two of R…

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Shatner's World: We Just Live in It

Legit Reviews||Broadway: The main demographic to turn out for William Shatner's 19-perf Broadway run in "Shatner's World: We Just Live in It" would seem to be Trekkies: Here's C…

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Jackie Mason – review by Brian Logan

Wyndhams, LondonThere comes a point when comic scepticism shades into cynicism – about halfway through Jackie Mason's West End show, to be precise. I enjoyed the first half of this farewel…

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Circus Flora announces 26th season

Circus Flora returns to the Grand Center big top with "The Wizard - Merlin & the Legends of King Arthur," a new show that celebrates the magical world of Camelot.

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Actor Dick Anthony Williams dies

Legit News: Tony nominee was known for Malcolm X portrayals

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

The third episode of the acclaimed theatre-inspired TV series "Smash," which aired Feb. 20, drew 6.5 million viewers, according to Variety.

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Tom Jones, Harvey Schmidt, Jim Steinman to Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame by Brian Scott Lipton

Theater veterans Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, along with Jim Steinman, Bob Seger, Gordon Lightfoot, and Don Schlitz will be inducted into the Songwritiers Halll of Fame at a star-studded ga…

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PLAYBILL.COM'S CUE & A: Love Never Dies, Phantom and Les Miz Star Ramin Karimloo by Matthew Blank

Ramin Karimloo, currently starring as Valjean in the West End production of Les Miserables at the Queen's Theatre, fills out Playbill.com's questionnaire with random facts, backstage…

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Angus, Thongs and Even More Snogging – review by Alfred Hickling

West Yorkshire Playhouse, LeedsFor anyone who has neither been, nor parented, a teenage girl over the past 10 years, Georgia Nicholson is the creation of teen fiction author Louise Rennison,…

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Agent 160 – review by Lyn Gardner

Theatre 503, LondonArtist-led is a buzz word in theatre at the moment, but writer-led is still more unusual, and when all those writers are women you know something is afoot. New theatre com…

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Once Upon a Time…Later by Westport Country Playhouse

February 21, 2012Bryan HuntPhoto by Kathleen O'RourkeBy Bryan HuntAssistant Director, Into the WoodsWell here we are two weeks into rehearsal for Into the Woods. The staging of this play has…

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Broadway Grosses: Feb. 13-19 by David Gewirtzman

All data provided by The Broadway League.  

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FORD’S THEATRE SOCIETY PRESENTS 1776 MARCH 9-MAY 19, 2012 by Media Center

MUSIC AND LYRICS BY SHERMAN EDWARDSBOOK BY PETER STONEBASED ON A CONCEPT BY SHERMAN EDWARDSMUSIC DIRECTION BY JAY CROWDERCHOREOGRAPHED BY MICHAEL BOBBITTDIRECTED BY PETER FLYNN read more

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Will Ferrell Chris Rock, Ben Stiller to Present at 84th Annual Academy Awards by Andy Propst

An updated list of presenters has been announced for the 84th Annual Academy Awards, to be held on Sunday, February 26 at the Kodak Theatre in Los Angeles and aired live on ABC-TV. Tony Awar…

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“Doctor Bernhardi” Has Much to Say, but is Lost in Translation by Suzanna Bowling

"Doctor Bernhardi" Has Much to Say, but is Lost in Translation: If a play is 100 years old, was rarely produced and runs over 3 hours why would you want to produce it?

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The Threepenny Opera at Marvell Rep is Worth Cheering For by Suzanna Bowling

The Threepenny Opera at Marvell Rep is Worth Cheering For: The Marvell Rep’s innovative version of "The Threepenny Opera," is full of bawdy fun, starting with "The Ballad of Mack the Knif…

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Review: Jack’s Precious Moment (Will Act For Food) by Scotty Zacher

Small towns, glue sniffing, a giant angel, lust and passion on a carnival ride, and the real meaning of redemption thrown in the face of fundamentalism. Get on Will Act For Food's ride and e…

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K is for Jan Kott | Michael Billington's A to Z of modern drama by Michael Billington

The largely forgotten Polish professor, who drew a connection between Shakespeare and 20th-century European theatre, had a huge impact on modern-day theatrical cultureDoes anyone still read …

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at noon (Broadway Time)
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Swoon Over Steve Kazee Singing ‘Gold’ from Broadway-Bound Once by Broadway.com

Steve Kazee tugged heartstrings off-Broadway as half of the onstage love story in Once, and now he’s getting ready to bring his Dublin singer-songwriter character to the Broadway stage…

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Anthony LaPaglia, Brian F. O'Byrne, John Leguizamo, Julie White Cast in Upcoming TV Pilots by Michael Gioia

Tony Award winners Anthony LaPaglia, Brían F. O’Byrne and Julie White, as well as Tony nominee John Leguizamo, have been cast in upcoming pilots, according to Deadline.com.

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PHOTO CALL: New Musical February House, With Stanley Bahorek and Kacie Sheik, at Long Wharf by Matthew Blank

February House, the new musical by Gabriel Kahane and Seth Bockley, which brings to life a host of bohemian intellectuals, artists and icons of the 1940's, began performances Feb. 15 at …

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Jennifer Hudson, Viola Davis, Laurence Fishburne Win NAACP Awards by Adam Hetrick

Viola Davis, Laurence Fishburne, Jennifer Hudson, "Thurgood" and "The Help" were among the winners of the 43rd annual NAACP Image Awards, which were presented Feb. 17 at …

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William Shatner Talks Turn-Ons, Turning 81 and Shatner’s World on The View by Broadway.com

William Shatner beamed down from the Music Box Theatre on February 20 to sit down with the ladies of The View and discuss his new one-man show, Shatner’s World: We Just Live …

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Newsies on Broadway - So You Think You Can Dance Veterans in Newsies the Musical by DanceOn

Newsies on Broadway - So You Think You Can Dance Veterans in Newsies the Musical Newsies the Musical is heading to Broadway, and veterans from the FOX competition series SO YOU THINK YOU CA…

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DC Theatre Scene critic makes news on WTOP by Lorraine Treanor

When a critic writes a review, he doesn’t expect to find himself interviewed on a news radio station. But that’s what happened to one writer from DC Theatre Scene. Critic Larry B…

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VIDEO FLASH: André De Shields, James Rebhorn Rehearse Goodman Theatre's Camino Real by Andy Propst

The Goodman Theatre has released a teaser trailer featuring rehearsal footage of director Calixto Bieto's re-imagining of Tennessee Wiliams' Camino Real, to run March 3 - April 8. …

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Musicals Tonight! Announces 2012 Spring Schedule by Bethany Rickwald

Musicals Tonight! has announced the performances planned for its 2012 spring season, running March 20-May 13 at the Lion Theatre. Li'l Abner (March 20-April 1) will begin the season wi…

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Dick Anthony Williams, Tony-Nominated Actor, Dies at 77 by Robert Simonson

Dick Anthony Williams, a stage and film actor who was twice nominated for a Tony Award, died Feb. 16 in Los Angeles. He was 77.

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Strawdog Theatre Company Announces 2012-2013 Season by Andy Propst

Strawdog Theatre Company has announced its 2012-2013 season, according to a report in The Chicago Tribune. The schedule begins with Jennifer Hailey's Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doo…

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STAGE TUBE: Lora Lee Gayer, Hunter Ryan Herdlicka and More in BLONDE AMBITION Benefit by Stage Tube

On February 6 five of Young Broadway's favorite blondes presented BLONDE AMBITION a one-night-only concert to benefit Broadway Barks, Bernadette Peters' and Mary Tyler Moore's shelter animal…

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Obituary: Malcolm Taylor by The Stage

Malcolm Taylor, actor, director and producer, was born on November 8, 1937, in Kendal, Cumbria and brought up in Lancaster.

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TUTS Announces Broadway-Aimed Jekyll & Hyde and Flashdance for 2012-2013 Season by Adam Hetrick

The pre-Broadway tour of Jekyll & Hyde, starring Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis, will launch the 2012-2013 season at Houston's Theatre Under the Stars.

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

Honey 2 - I Can Be a Freak Official Dance Scene - Behind the Scenes Check out the official dance scene from Honey 2 featuring Katerina Graham, Casper Smart and HD Crew to Estelle's &quo…

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Honey 2 - Set It On Fire Official Dance Scene - Behind the Scenes by DanceOn

Honey 2 - Set It On Fire Official Dance Scene - Behind the Scenes Check out an official dance scene from Honey 2 to the song "Set It on Fire" by Rooftop, with behind the scenes in…

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Honey 2 - Katerina Graham Back Up Official Dance Scene - Behind the Scenes by DanceOn

Honey 2 - Katerina Graham Back Up Official Dance Scene - Behind the Scenes Check out an official dance scene from Honey 2 featuring Kat Graham dancing to Claude Racine's "Back Up.&…

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AGONY/ECSTASY transcript available for download by Mike Daisey

The transcript of THE AGONY AND THE ECSTASY OF STEVE JOBS, available under a royalty-free license to be performed anywhere in the world without restriction, is now available.I would ask that…

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Watch Smash’s Anjelica Huston Throw a Drink in Jimmy Fallon’s Face on Late Night by Broadway.com

Life imitated art for Oscar winner Anjelica Huston when she stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on February 20 to help the host kick off his annual Broadway Week. As Eileen Rand on NBC&r…

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Regional Theater Review: NEXT FALL (Diversionary Theatre in San Diego) by Gary Harding

IT’S THE SCRIPT THAT TAKES A FALL The main thing missing from Next Fall, Geoffrey Nauffts’ play about a gay couple with disparate religious beliefs, is credibility. No matter how much th…

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Obituary: Antony (Tony) Linford by The Stage

Tony was born on December 22, 1933. His first career, in Nottingham, was as a telephone engineer. This was quickly cut short when a scholarship to RADA plunged him abruptly into a different …

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PHOTO CALL: Seminar Celebrates 100 Performances on Broadway by Matthew Blank

Theresa Rebeck's Seminar celebrated 100 performances on Broadway Feb. 15.

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Gore Vidal's The Best Man Trailer by Broadway's Best Shows

Gore Vidal's The Best Man Trailer http://broadwaysbestshows.com/show/Gore-Vidal-s-The-Best-Man - Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN comes to Broadway in an all-star theatrical event with t…

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Tony Vincent Becomes Contestant on NBC's The Voice by Brian Scott Lipton

Broadway star Tony Vincent appeared on the February 20 episode of NBC's reality-talent competition The Voice during the show's "blind audition" round, and was selected to…

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Theater Review: In London, Unhappiness and Foul Weather Make for Great Theater by Matt Wolf

"Absent Friends'' mines its characters' woes for laughter and pathos, while another revival of "Singin' in the Rain'' leaves audiences damp, but delighted.

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ONSTAGE & BACKSTAGE: Love, Loss... and Change Your Hair by Seth Rudetsky

A week in the life of actor, radio host, music director and writer Seth Rudetsky.

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How to Succeed Star Nick Jonas Kicks Off Broadway Week on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon by Broadway.com

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying star Nick Jonas stopped by Late Night With Jimmy Fallon on February 20 to perform on the first night of Fallon's annual Broadway Wee…

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Broadway on TV: The Evita Edition by JK

PLEASE TAKE A MOMENT TO VOTE IN THIS MONTH'S POLL AND IN ROUND 4 OF HOT AND HOTTER (LOOK TO YOUR LEFT AND SCROLL)!With the revival of Evita more imminent as each day goes by, I tho…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 11am (Broadway Time)
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A Reality Check From Sondheim And Lloyd Webber by Brisa Trinchero

The UK’s Mark Shenton wrote an enlightening article recently that I was compelled to pass along to you: http://blogs.thestage.co.uk/shenton/2012/02/from-sondheim-and-lloyd-webber-to-ivor-n…

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Obituary: Fleur Chandler by The Stage

I met Fleur Chandler, who died on December 15, 2011, aged 63, at the RSC while working on Terry Hand's production of Coriolanus. Fleur played Virgilia to Alan Howard's Coriolanus. Actor Gabr…

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Get a Sneak Peek of Grant Gustin and the Warblers Singing 'Glad You Came' on Glee by Broadway.com

The competition on Glee heats up on the February 21 episode as Ohio's best high school singing groups head off to the annual Regionals competition. As usual the Dalton Academy Warblers w…

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“You Like Me” Skewers Award Speeches by Tom Mizer

Are you ready for this Sunday’s Academy Awards telecast? (I’d call it the gay Super Bowl but after Madonna’s halftime show and the Beckham underwear ads, this year’s …

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Broadway Vet Tony Vincent Channels Freddie Mercury with 'We Are The Champions' on The Voice by Broadway.com

Broadway rocker Tony Vincent, a vet of Rent, Jesus Christ Superstar and American Idiot, recently brought his big-time vocals to TV singing contest The Voice. For his "blind auditio…

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PHOTO FLASH: The Cast of Broadway's Once Meet the Press by Tristan Fuge

On Monday, February 20, members of the cast and creative team for the new musical Once met with members of the press to talk about the show's upcoming Broadway production at the Bernard…

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BWW TV: Check Out Nick Jonas on Next Week's SMASH - Complete Highlights! by BroadwayWorld TV

On next week's episode of SMASH, titled 'The Cost of Art,' Karen needs to start learning how to get ahead in the world of Broadway, and Eileen tests a new fundraising strategy. Tom goes on a…

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Matthew Morrison on Live! With Kelly - February 21 2012 - Part 2 by MatthewMorrison.net

Matthew Morrison on Live! With Kelly - February 21 2012 - Part 2 From: matthewmorrisonnet Views: 237 1 ratings Time: 01:00 More in People & Blogs

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Obituary: Frederick Treves by The Stage

When his Merchant Navy freighter was torpedoed and sunk en route to Malta in 1942, the 17-year-old Frederick Treves saved several shipmates and was awarded the British Empire Medal for brave…

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Russell Brand, Eddie Izzard, Jane Leeves, Tracey Ullman and More Set for Eric Idle's What About Dick? by Michael Gioia

Russell Brand, who will appear in the upcoming "Rock of Ages" film, will star in Eric Idle's What About Dick?, which will be given a four-performance engagement at the Orpheum …

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Strawdog announces 2012-13 season by Chris Jones

Strawdog Theatre, an off-Loop company with a 25-year history, has announced its 2012-13 season.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Holiday Weekend RecapThere's a lot to summarize, so I'll forgo a narrative and just stick to bullets ('cause I kinda have a headache this morning).Here's what happened this weekend:Friday ni…

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Rosario Dawson, Meera Syal Set for A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer Benefit by Andy Propst

Casting has been announced for a one-night-only performance of A Memory, a Monologue, a Rant and a Prayer to be offered on March 26 at the Lyric Theatre in London, according to a report on w…

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The Les Miserables Movie Casting Speculation Game, Starring Killian Donnelly, Fra Fee, and Alistair Brammer by Lucky

If the casting of Samantha Barks as Eponine didn’t fill your theater nerd heart with enough joy, we’re now learning that other, smaller roles are being filled by Les Miserables s…

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Broadway's ANNIE Holds Open Call Auditions in Austin, 3/5 by BroadwayWorld

Telsey Co., casting office for the new Broadway production of ANNIE, will hold an open call in Austin, TX. on Monday, March 5, for girls ages 6-12 to audition for the roles of Annie and the…

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Weekend Poll Top Three: New Musicals Rank as Fans' Most Anticipated Spring Shows by Broadway.com

Spring is almost in full bloom in Times Square as a crop of new shows gear up to take the stage, and Broadway.com asked readers which Broadway show they are most excited to see this season. …

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"Genesis Reboot" at D.C.'s Synetic Theater by Susan Berlin

"Genesis Reboot" ... concerns an idealistic angel who wants to restart creation in "a closed environment with controlled conditions." She hopes that Adam and Eve might fare better in a high-…

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World Premiere "Civilization (all you can eat)" at Woolly Mammoth by Susan Berlin

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company focuses on plays that address the most important and prickly issues of society, and its current world premiere production of "Civilization (all you can eat)" f…

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STAGE TUBE: SISTER ACT Brings the Music to Bryant Park's Citi Pond! by Stage Tube

Citi Pond at Bryant Park, Broadway's SISTER ACT amp God's Love We Deliver hosted Nuns On Ice, Feb.16th. The first 100 people to rent skates during the hour-long event received a flowing nuns…

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West Coast Florida- "Next Fall" by Bill Oser

[The] conflict is presented completely in black and white; it is difficult to imagine that these people could set aside their differences long enough to become a couple.

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Ellen Stern to Write Al Hirschfeld Biography by Andy Propst

Ellen Stern will write a biography of artist/caricaturist Al Hirschfeld, according to a report in The New York Times. The book, to be published by the Sarah Crichton Books imprint of Farrar…

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Jeremy Lin The Musical by Loganne

The Lin-sanity started less than a month ago at Madison Square Garden when Jeremy Lin came off the bench and ran circles around the New Jersey Nets. His story has spread from coast to coast …

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Teresa’s Weekly Update: Creative Frontiers Edition by Teresa Eyring

I recently traveled to Anchorage to visit TCG’s three member theatres in Alaska: Perseverance Theatre in Juneau, Cyrano’s Theatre Company in Anchorage and “the world’s northe…

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Jason Robert Brown Set for Gala Concert at London's Apollo Theatre by Dan Bacalzo

Jason Robert Brown will stage a gala concert for the National Youth Music Theatre at the Apollo Theatre on August 26, according to a report on the website for the UK magazine, The Stage. As…

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Kevin Gray to Direct Time After Time at The Hartt School by Bethany Rickwald

The Hartt School will present the new musical Time After Time, March 8-11 at Millard Auditorium. Kevin Gray will direct. With music by Jeffrey Saver and book and lyrics by Stephen Cole, Ti…

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PHOTO CALL: Broadway's Once Meets the Press by Matthew Blank

Once, the new Broadway musical based on the 2007 Academy Award-winning film about an Irish busker and a Czech immigrant, begins previews Feb. 28 and opens March 18 at the Bernard B. Jacobs T…

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“Warrior:” The year’s most philosophically terrifying Oscar nominee by Mark Blankenship

No joke: The worldview in Warrior, the fighting movie that scored an Oscar nomination for Nick Nolte, makes me shiver. It’s terrifying. And I just wrote about why at NPR’s Monkey…

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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 2/21- SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE by Stage Tube

Today in 2008, the first Broadway revival of Sunday in the Park with George opened at Studio 54, where it ran for 149 performances. Sunday in the Park with George is a 1983 musical with musi…

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I care about NY Cares. by Ken Davenport

One of my New Year's resolutions was to take a break from working on my shows every once in awhile in order to work with charitable organizations. I've got some fun stuff in mind on how I ca…

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Hottest Articles on BWW 2/14/2012 - 2/21/2012

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 10am (Broadway Time)
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Come on Get Happy! Tickets Now on Sale for Judy Garland Drama End of the Rainbow by Broadway.com

Tickets are now available for the Broadway transfer of End of the Rainbow, Peter Quilter’s biographical play about the last days of superstar Judy Garland. The drama, directed by Terry…

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Tickets on Sale for Peter and the Starcatcher, Starring Christian Borle, Adam Chanler-Berat, Celia Keenan-Bolger & More by Broadway.com

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway transfer of Peter and the Starcatcher. Co-directed by Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, the production stars Christian Borle, Adam Chanler-Berat and Celia…

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STAGE TUBE: Nick Jonas Performs 'I Believe in You' on LATE NIGHT! by Stage Tube

All the excitement of the Broadway stage was broadcast into viewers' homes last night as 'Broadway Week' returned to LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON. Monday's show featured a performance by Nic…

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The Bomb – review by Michael Billington

Tricycle theatre, LondonNicolas Kent bids farewell to the Tricycle with a characteristically grand project: a two-part history of the nuclear bomb consisting of 10 separate plays. Obviously …

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Ellen Stern Will Pen Biography of Al Hirschfeld by Michael Gioia

Writer Ellen Stern has been signed by Sarah Crichton Books at Farrar, Straus and Giroux to capture the life of late theatre caricaturist Al Hirschfeld. The biography will arrive in 2015, acc…

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Facebook’s “Subscribe” Feature (Among Friends) by Rebecca Coleman

Last year, I wrote a post about Facebook introducing the Subscribe Feature. This particular post was focused on subscribing to people who were NOT your friends. It basically is a really cool…

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ONCE Announces Broadway Lottery Policy! by Contests

ONCE on Broadway has announced its upcoming ticket lottery. Each performance day, 2.5 hours prior to show time 1130am for 2pm matinee 1230pm for 3pm matinees 430pm for 7pm performances 530 f…

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Works Progress:The State of the Artist Documentaries by Shanai Matteson

As Collaborative Directors of Works Progress, Colin Kloecker and I have been fortunate to work in partnership with artists from many different communities and professional backgrounds. In ou…

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Gordon Lightfoot, Bob Seger, et al. to Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame by BroadwayWorld

Musical geniuses Gordon Lightfoot, Bob Seger, Don Schlitz, Harvey Schmidt amp Tom Jones and Jim Steinman will become the newest members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organizations 4…

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Harvey Schmidt, Tom Jones, Jim Steinman Will Be Inducted Into Songwriters Hall of Fame by Andrew Gans

Gordon Lightfoot, Bob Seger, Don Schlitz, Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones and Jim Steinman will become the newest members of the Songwriters Hall of Fame at the organization’s 43rd Annual…

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Broadway Grosses* w/e 2/19/2012 by Ken Davenport

The following are the Broadway Grosses from the week ending February 19, 2012: Show Name GrossGross TotalAttn %Cap AvgPdAdm ANYTHING GOES $688,467 7,609 92.70% $90.48 CHICAGO $622,523 7,343 …

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Photos: NYMT alumni lend vocal support to Jude Law at bursary launch

Alumni of the National Youth Music Theatre (NYMT) including Jude Law, Sheridan Smith, Eddie Redmayne and Lara Pulver were joined last night by Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown …

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To Boldly Go to the Foot of the Stage by Cara Joy David

Let me welcome the William Shatner VIP ticket and all the stunts to come. I do so love the fun of it all. Of course, there is no dignity associated it, but you can't ask too much these days.

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Broadway gets weekend bump

Legit News: Holiday spurs the week's box office

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Marin Mazzie, Jason Danieley to Present Standard Time at Valley Performing Arts Center by Bethany Rickwald

Broadway stars Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley are set to present Standard Time, on March 17 at 8pm at the Valley Performing Arts Center at California State University Northridge. Music dir…

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STAGE TUBE: Miss SMASH's 'Enter Mr. DiMaggio?' Watch It Here! by Stage Tube

On last night's episode of SMASH, titled 'Enter Mr. DiMaggio' casting began for the Joe DiMaggio character played by Broadway's Will Chase. Meanwhile, Karen returned to her hometown to atten…

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SMASH Abridged: Episode 3 by Gil

This show would be much easier to Abridge if it didn't start at 10PM....

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STAGE TUBE: Hugh Dancy Talks VENUS IN FUR on LATE NIGHT by Stage Tube

VENUS IN FUR, the acclaimed new play by David Ives, directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie starring Tony Award nominee Nina Arianda and Emmy Award nominee Hugh Dancy began performances …

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Record Setting ArtSpeak! by Manny Strauss

If “education” is supposed to be hard to swallow, then Mark Shugoll and his ArtSpeak! program have found the proverbial spoonful of sugar! More than 500 students, parents, and audience m…

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Chris Rock, Ben Stiller, Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Tina Fey and Michael Douglas Will Be Oscar Presenters by Andrew Gans

Additional presenters have been announced for the 84th Academy Awards, which will be hosted by Billy Crystal.

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH – Innovative Musical Contributions: Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty by Ellarc

In honor of Black History Month, we’re highlighting shows that deal with the national celebration’s themes, and artists whose work has helped shape the diversity of musical theat…

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STAGE TUBE: Anjelica Huston Talks SMASH with Jimmy Fallon by Stage Tube

Last night 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' kicked off Broadway Week with an appearance form Anjelica Huston, who chatted about her latest role of 'Eileen' on NBC's SMASH. Check out her full i…

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VENUS IN FUR’s Nina Arianda Featured in New York Times Magazine by Boneau/Bryan-Brown

February 17, 2012 Nina Arianda Is Fueling Fantasies By ANDREW GOLDMAN New York Times Magazine Your reviews for “Venus in Fur” have been ridiculously glowing. Mike Nichols said your perfo…

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Wayne McGregor to collaborate with Mark Ronson by Natalie Woolman

Wayne McGregor is to team up with music producer Mark Ronson and fashion designer Gareth Pugh for his latest work at the Royal Opera House.

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Rosario Dawson to appear on West End stage by Natalie Woolman

Rosario Dawson is to perform in the West End for a charity event next month.

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STAGE TUBE: Tony Vincent Sings Queen at THE VOICE's Blind Auditions by Stage Tube

Last night, Broadway vet Tony Vincent made his first appearance on NBC's singing competition THE VOICE, where he performed his on rendition of Queen's We Are the Champions. Click below to ch…

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War Horse Puppetry Rehearsals by Mirvish Productions

War Horse Puppetry Rehearsals Associate Puppetry Director Mervyn Millar talks about puppetry rehearsals for War Horse in Toronto. In this exclusive behind the scenes footage you'll see …

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Photo Flash: Nick Jonas Performs on LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON's 'Broadway Week' by BroadwayWorld

All the excitement of the Broadway stage was broadcast into viewers' homes last night as 'Broadway Week' returned to LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON. Monday's show featured a performance by Nic…

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Denis O'Hare, Lisa Peterson Discuss Creating 'An Iliad' by Frank Nestor

Denis O'Hare ("American Horror Story" and "True Blood") and director-writer Lisa Peterson on creating their one-man show "An Iliad."

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Giving & Asking or Have a penny? Leave a penny. Need a penny? Take a penny by Michael Roderick

We've all seen this at the store. Have a penny? Leave one. Need a penny? Take one. It seems really simple, but I'd argue that is one of the largest challenges out there for anyone who produc…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 9am (Broadway Time)
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'Lyons' roars to Broadway

Legit News: Lavin to star in commercial transfer

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Faith Prince and Jason Graae Will Team for The Prince And The Showboy by Andrew Gans

The Prince And The Showboy: An Evening with Faith Prince and Jason Graae will be presented next month at The RRazz Room in San Francisco.

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Linda Purl, Gregory Harrison, Rex Reed Set for The Man That Got Away: Ira Without George by Bethany Rickwald

Rex Reed's The Man That Got Away: Ira Without George is set to play at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco's Kanbar Hall, April 13-15. Created by critic and author Rex Re…

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STAGE TUBE: Jimmy Fallon Kicks Off LATE NIGHT's Broadway Week! by Stage Tube

All the excitement of the Broadway stage will be broadcast into viewers' homes this week, as Broadway Week has returned to LATE NIGHT WITH Jimmy Fallon 1235 a.m. ET on NBC featuring a new mu…

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Josh Young from Broadway's Jesus Christ Superstar Is Engaged by Dan Bacalzo

Josh Young, who will be starring as Judas in this season's Broadway revival of Jesus Christ Superstar, is engaged to his girlfriend, Alia Rosenstock. No wedding date has been announced…

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CQ/CX by StageGrade

Are critics double-checking "CQ/CX"?

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Kevin Yee, Anne Fraser Thomas and More Star in Jeremy Lin The Musical by Andrew Gans

Kevin Yee, from Broadway's Mary Poppins, has created and stars in Jeremy Lin The Musical, which is currently available for viewing on YouTube.

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Memphis Valentine's Treats by Memphis The Musical

Memphis Valentine's Treats Who love chocolate covered gummi bears, and who HATES them? Find out in this fantastically cute video! From: MemphisTheMusical Views: 27 1 ratings Time: …

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Review: The Thrill of the Chase by David Finkle

Philip Gawthorne's overlong psychological thriller benefits from fine performances.

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The Trial of Dennis The Menace - audio slideshow by Jim Powell, Martin Godwin, Michelle Pauli

Beanotown is in crisis! As the first ever Dennis the Menace stageshow premieres at the Southbank Centre, London, as part of the Imagine children's festival, writer Caroline Bird talks us thr…

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Evita's Loni Ackerman Will Bring Next to Ab-Normal to the Metropolitan Room by Andrew Gans

Loni Ackerman, who played the title role during the original Broadway run of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Evita and was most recently seen as Norma Desmond in the Gateway's pro…

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Mike Christie, Peter Straker Set for The Glorious Ones in London by Andy Propst

Casting has been announced for Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens' The Glorious Ones, to run March 6 - April 7 at the Landor Theatre. As previously announced, Robert McWhir will direct t…

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Rufus Wainwright’s opera debut 'Prima Donna' by Joe Dziemianowicz

‘PRIMA DONNA’ Through Feb. 25 Brooklyn Academy of Music, 30 Lafayette Ave.

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Best of Cast Party II; Post Mardi Gras in New Orleans; National WWII Museum; Fred and Adele; On DVD; Last Chance; Cinema for Smithsonian; Remembering by Ellis Nassour

Debonair funny man and host of Birdland's long-running and late-running Monday night series Cast Party [in it's ninth year], returns on Thursday @ 8 P.M. to Town Hall, once again side by sid…

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STAGE TUBE: William Shatner Talks Broadway on THE VIEW! by Stage Tube

Yesterday on 'The View,' entertainer William Shatner spoke with the ladies about his new one-man show SHATNER'S WORLD WE JUST LIVE IN IT, now running for a limited engagement on Broadway. Th…

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Fuse CD Reviews: John Adams — Harmonielehre and Short Ride in a Fast Machine (SFSO/Tilson Thomas) by Arts Fuse Editor

The recording was made in December 2010 in San Francisco’s Davies Symphony Hall, and reveals an orchestra fully at home in John Adams’ distinctive idiom.

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The Matchmaker: Wardrobe First Look | Behind the Scenes | Stratford Shakespeare Festival by Stratford Shakespeare Festival

The Matchmaker: Wardrobe First Look | Behind the Scenes | Stratford Shakespeare Festival Cutter Kim Crossley gives us a first look at some of the materials, trim and costumes for the 2012 p…

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A Decade of Golden Showers by Staff Report

When we first started handing out the Alties™, our annual alternative Academy Awards in 2002, Wes Anderson was wowing movie nerds everywhere, not just his own dwindling cult; people were a…

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You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown: Lucy's Booth | Behind the Scenes | Stratford Shakespeare Festival by Stratford Shakespeare Festival

You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown: Lucy's Booth | Behind the Scenes | Stratford Shakespeare Festival Scenic Carpenter Stephen Morgan gives us a behind-the-scenes look at Lucy's B…

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STAGE TUBE: Next Week on SMASH's 'The Cost of Art' by Stage Tube

On next week's episode of SMASH, titled 'The Cost of Art,' Karen needs to start learning how to get ahead in the world of Broadway and, Eileen tests a new fundraising strategy. Tom goes on a…

Linked From BroadwayWorld at 09:17AM

Beth Leavel, Jenn Colella, Diane Findlay Set for North Carolina Theatre's Steel Magnolias by Andrew Gans

Tony winner Beth Leavel will play M'Lynn in the North Carolina Theatre's upcoming production of Robert Harling's Steel Magnolias.

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The Scream by Edvard Munch could fetch more than $80M at auction One of four versions of Edvard Munch’s masterpiece “The Scream” will be sold th

One of four versions of Edvard Munch’s masterpiece “The Scream” will be sold this spring in New York, Sotheby’s auction house announced Tuesday.

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Russell Brand, Eric Idle, Jane Leeves, Tracey Ullman Set for What About Dick? Concert Performances by Andy Propst

Casting has been announced for Eric Idle and John Du Prez's What About Dick?, to be offered as a staged reading at the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, April 26-29, according to a report…

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Adam Lambert to Front QUEEN at UK's Sonisphere Festival, 7/7 by BroadwayWorld

According to USA Today, American Idol alum Adam Lambert will front the legendary rock band Queen when the group headlines England's Sonisphere Festival on July 7th.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 8am (Broadway Time)
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Heather Headley to Star in The Bodyguard Musical in London by Andy Propst

Heather Headley will play Rachel Marron, the role originated by Whitney Houston, in the stage musical version of The Bodyguard, according to a report in Variety. Thea Sharrock will direct …

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'Smash' actress Megan Hilty relaxes at Borgata by Dan Gross

Actress Megan Hilty, star of NBC's "Smash," relaed with some girlfriends poolside at the Borgata's Immersion Spa, then picked up a dress from Just Cavalli at the Water Club. Hilty wore her n…

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Live Nation Entertainment's ticket resale may violate Ontario anti-scalping law by Kristina LaFountain

Event promotions giant Live Nation Entertainment may face steep fines after a possible violation of Ontario's anti-scalping law. On Feb. 13, tickets for Madonna's concert in Ottawa's Scotiab…

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The Water Engine by Roy Maurer

I was on my way to the basement of a church in NW Washington to see a play I had never heard of, a minor work from a major voice in theater, one of my favorites, in fact. I was directed arou…

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English National Ballet: trouble behind the scenes? by Judith Mackrell

At a time when major questions are being asked about the role of publicly funded arts companies, can ENB balance box-office demands with the need to take creative risks?Wayne Eagling is to …

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SOUND OFF: SMASH Catches Joe DiMaggio's Grenade by Pat Cerasaro

Baby, I would catch a grenade for you, as Bruno Mars wrote in his international smash hit song Grenade, recently nominated for a Grammy, and, so, too, would Joe DiMaggio catch a grenade for …

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Smash Report: Bad, Bad Boys by Michael Block

Ivy and Derek screwing in a bed. A wonderful way to celebrate getting the big role of Marilyn, isn’t it? Oh, and that’s how our third episode starts too. After doing the nasty, Ivy asks …

Linked From TheaterInTheNow at 08:06AM

The SMASH Reality Index: Episode 3 by Linda

I'm very excited to team up with NineDaves (follow him on Twitter @NineDaves) to bring you the SMASH Reality Index. Here's a little explanation from Dave about how this came about:One of my …

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 7am (Broadway Time)
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Forty years and still singing, Washington Savoyards throws a gala by Terry Ponick

From time to time, most performing arts organizations schedule a special evening of entertainment geared toward raising audience awareness as well as attracting much needed donations from we…

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Russell Brand to make stage debut in What About Dick? musical by Matt Trueman

Comedian will star in Eric Idle's new musical in LA alongside Billy Connolly, Tim Curry, Tracey Ullman and Eddie IzzardRussell Brand is to make his stage debut in the title role in Eric Idle…

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Jude Law and Jason Robert Brown launch National Youth Music Theatre season by Natalie Woolman

Jason Robert Brown's Broadway musical 13 is to run in the West End this summer under the auspices of the National Youth Music Theatre, as the company celebrates its 35th year.

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My Visit to the Museum of Chinese in America by Michael Kaiser

I had the great pleasure of visiting the Museum of Chinese in America in Chinatown in New York City. There is much to...

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Munch's 'The Scream' to sell in NY; may fetch $80M by Karen Matthews

One of four versions of Edvard Munch's masterpiece "The Scream" will be sold this spring in New York, Sotheby's auction house announced Tuesday.

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STAGE TUBE: Kevin Yee Stars in JEREMY LIN THE MUSICAL by Stage Tube

Kevin Yee created and stars in this comedy musical re-imagining the first time New York Knicks Superstar Jeremy Lin proved himself on the basketball court. You can watch JEREMY LIN THE MUSIC…

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Review: Bad Kid at curtainup.com by William Coyle

David Crabb will abduct you into the world of his unusually decadent yet incisive youth and, happily complicit, you’ll jump in for the joyride

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Vaudephone #15: Shane Bertram Baker, Part Three by Trav S.D.

And now, here’s the final tid-bit from  Shane Baker‘s Yiddish story-telling act,a little bit of magic – the next part of our Vaudephone series: Vaudephone is a co-produc…

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"5-50-500: "New Proposal for Connecticut's Tony Award-Winning Regional Theaters by Frank Rizzo

Celebrate Their 50th Anniversaries With A Gift that Keeps on GivingIn the midst of new plans and strategies for arts funding in the state, I'd like to suggest still another -- and it's offer…

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BWW's On This Day - February 21, 2012

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on February 21 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 6am (Broadway Time)
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Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters & More at The BLONDE AMBITION Benefit, 2/6 by BroadwayWorld

On February 6 five of Young Broadway's favorite blondes presented BLONDE AMBITION a one-night-only concert to benefit Broadway Barks, Bernadette Peters' and Maty Tyler Moore's shelter animal…

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On my Soapbox: Digitization of Live Performance by Diane Ragsdale

The Wooster Group Clay Lord has written a provocative and rather erudite post, The Work of Presentational Art in the Age of On-Demand Technological Empowerment, in which he cautions that as …

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News Items: Dreyfoos’ Metamophoses, Alliance’s Onesies, Kultur Festival by Bill Hirschman

Onesies, short plays by David Michael Sirois and Mark Della Ventura, will provide the centerpiece of a fund raiser for the Alliance Theatre Lab, hosted at GableStage at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Ma…

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Lenny Bruce by Don Hall

CHICAGO (Reuters) – A white public school teacher in Chicago has filed suit against the city’s board of education after he was suspended for using a racial epithet during an in-class dis…

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Gaines, Colin join 'Columnist'

Legit News: Actors to co-star with Lithgow on Broadway

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Eric Michael Gillett: Nothing To Lose But Your Heart Interview

"Call Me Adam" once again chats with MAC and Bistro Award winning vocalist Eric Michael Gillett. This time around we discuss his new show at Feinstein's at Loews Regency with La Tanya Hall, …

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 5am (Broadway Time)
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Restoration of Bucks playhouse includes reunion with its old signs by Bill Reed

Waiting for the curtain to rise, theatergoers could trace more than 60 years of Bucks County Playhouse shows from signs on the theater's walls listing each season's lineup.

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Midsummer Night's Dream, Lyric, Hammersmith, London 

The idiosyncratic and richly intentive Filter Company are one of my favourite theatrical outfits.

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Broadway Box Office Grosses - Week Ending Feb. 19, 2012

“The Book of Mormon,” which had steadily held the number two spot in box office grosses for weeks, fell to number four last week.

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Curtains at Villanova for gay performance artist by Kathy Boccella

Villanova University abruptly canceled a weeklong workshop by a gay performance artist whose stage shows are often laced with nudity and simulated sex but who has taught and lectured at nume…

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Glasgow Academy Musical Theatre Showcase, Criterion Theatre, London by Jennifer Reischel

Criterion Theatre, London: Glasgow Academy has been training musical theatre talent since 1994 and presenting their three-year, full-time course graduates in London since 2007. With the usua…

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0279: A Royal Variety Episode by MusicalTalk

2012 marks the 100th anniversary of The Royal Variety Performance, do Nick sits down with conductor Mike Dixon (now a permanent presenter) to discuss Mike's experience in conducting varioius…

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The Bomb - A Partial History (in Two Parts), Tricycle, London by Jeremy Austin

Tricycle, London: During Ron Hutchinson's contribution to this ten-play marathon, Clement Attlee and Ernest Bevin meet just after the US nuclear attacks on Japan at the end of the Secon…

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Alice Ripley to Release New Single, 2/21 by BroadwayWorld

Alice Ripley will release her new single Beautiful Eyes on Tuesday, February 21. The single will be available for download on iTunes.

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 4am (Broadway Time)
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ANYTHING GOES, SISTER ACT & More to Perform for Intrepid Museum Kids Week by BroadwayWorld

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

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 3am (Broadway Time)
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Review: The Bomb ****

Nicolas Kent bows out as artistic director of the Tricycle with a five-hour, two-part “partial history” of the atomic bomb, which has overshadowed our lives for the last half cen…

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Review: Patience ****

Gilbert and Sullivan’s Patience (1881) is sandwiched, chronologically, between the two far superior operettas that Sasha Regan has already transformed in her all-male company treatment…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 2am (Broadway Time)
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Opera Company of Philadelphia will present five productions in 2012-13

OPERA MAY be suffering in other cities, but Philadelphia provides an environment in which opera thrives. The Opera Company of Philadelphia recently announced that it will present five produc…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 1am (Broadway Time)
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Press night confusions and conflicts by Mark Shenton


As this blog is part of an industry-orientated media company, which reports, supports and assists the theatre business, I make no apologies for occasionally using it to cover matters that…

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A Steinbeck classic, stark yet nuanced

Of Mice and Men is so well-known and universally taught in American middle and high schools, you'd think a staged production, such as People's Light & Theatre Company's, must go out of its w…

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Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN Campaign Challenge (CONTEST)

Through March 11, enter to win up to 20 prizes from Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN. As the total number of "entries collected" grows, more and more prizes unlock for everyone to win. En…

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New SISTER ACT TV Commercials (VIDEO)

Here’s a first look at the brand new set of television commercials for SISTER ACT, the smash-hit Broadway musical!

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Audra McDonald of The Gershwins PORGY AND BESS Visits The View (VIDEO)

The View 1/19/12 - Audra McDonald Interview

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The BBS Weekly Reader Review

Having trouble keeping up with all the Broadway Buzz? BBS thought we'd help! Streamline your Broadway news to the most popular articles each week with our new 'Weekly Reader Review.' Incorpo…

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Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at midnight (Broadway Time)
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FRIGID Festival Interview - Ron Graner of "Musical Pawns" by Byrne Harrison

By Byrne Harrison Ron Graner is a commercial/industrial real estate agent with High Point Realty Limited and works with many artists, theatre and film companies. He not only sold the Canadi…

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Barb Kielhofer by League of Professional Theatre Women

Producing Director at T. Schreiber Studio
 New York, New York USA Where do you look for inspiration? Art and music are a big inspiration for me. Whenever I need a pick-me-up a trip to the …

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After Dark, February 21, 2012 by The Charlebois Post

The Insidious Nature of TheatreDamned if it's not everywhereby Gaëtan L. CharleboisBelieve it or not...There was a time when Radio-Canada, through it's primetime Sunday (hit) series Les bea…

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TT: Almanac

"What we, or at any rate what I, refer to confidently as memory--meaning a moment, a scene, a fact that...

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Best of Cast Party II; Post Mardi Gras in New Orleans; National WWII Museum; Fred and Adele; On DVD; Last Chance; Cinema for Smithsonian; Remembering by Ellis Nassour

Debonair funny man and host of Birdland's long-running and late-running Monday night series Cast Party [in it's ninth year], returns on Thursday @ 8 P.M. to Town Hall, once again side by sid…

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Review: THE AMAZING MAX AND THE BOX OF INTERESTING THINGS by Matt Roberson

For his target audience--the dozens of children inside the MMAC--The Amazing Max is great theatre. How else can one explain that for over an hour, a room full of kids sat transfixed, eyes st…

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Indie Theater Companion Profile: ED MALIN by Mac Rogers

If you talk to people, it can seem like Ed Malin’s been around as long as indie theater as we know it today. Elena Holy, the producing artistic director of the New York International F…

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Hamlet Benefit, with Anna Chlumsky, Darrell Hammond, Austin Pendleton, Shirley Knight, Presented Feb. 21 by Adam Hetrick

Anna Chlumsky, Darrell Hammond, Austin Pendleton, Shirley Knight and Fred Willard take the stage Feb. 21 for a gala benefit reading of Hamlet for the Frog and Peach Theatre Company.

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Terry Burrell is Ethel Waters in World-Premiere Musical Ethel!, Beginning Feb. 21 at Walnut Street by Michael Gioia

Walnut Street Theatre presents the world premiere of Ethel!, the life stories and memorable songs of singer-actress Ethel Waters, beginning Feb. 21, prior to an official opening Feb. 23, at …

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Elizabeth Rose's One-Woman Musical, Relative Pitch, Begins Feb. 21 at Cherry Lane by Michael Gioia

Cherry Lane Theatre's award-winning Mentor Project begins its 13th season Feb. 21 with Elizabeth Rose's one-woman musical, Relative Pitch, at Manhattan's Cherry Lane Studio …

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A Catered Affair Opens Feb. 21 in Chicago Premiere by Kenneth Jones

The Chicago premiere of librettist Harvey Fierstein and composer-lyricist John Bucchino's musical A Catered Affair, produced by Porchlight Musicals, opens Feb. 21 following previews from…

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Spandex and crystals give 'Cirque Dreams' its dazzle

Designing costumes for acrobats and jugglers, aerialists and contortionists comes with certain rules.

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