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Thursday, August 13, 2015

10 Shows to Watch for at This Year’s New York Fringe Festival by Steven McElroy, Erik Piepenburg and Scott Heller

“Elaine Stritch: Still Here,” “Exact Change” and “Naked Hamilton” are among the shows in this year’s FringeNYC, which opens on Friday.

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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

ArtsBeat: Frank Langella Will Return to Broadway in ‘The Father’ by Scott Heller

Florian Zeller’s play has earned acclaim in France and England.

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Tuesday, July 28, 2015

ArtsBeat: Matthew Broderick Cast in ‘Sylvia'; Alex Sharp to Leave ‘Curious Incident’ by Scott Heller

Mr. Broderick will play a dog owner suffering a midlife crisis in A.R. Gurney’s play.

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Thursday, July 23, 2015

ArtsBeat: Benjamin Walker To Star in ‘American Psycho’ on Broadway by Scott Heller

The stage adaptation of Bret Easton Ellis’s satiric novel will open on March 21.

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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

ArtsBeat: ‘Misery,’ With Metcalf Joining Willis, Sets Broadway Opening Date by Scott Heller

The adaptation of Stephen King’s novel will begin performances on Oct. 22.

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Thursday, June 4, 2015

Tony Voters Speak, in a Royal We by Scott Heller, Michael Paulson and Erik Piepenburg

An unscientific survey of 44 eligible voters finds good odds for “The King and I” and Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II, and tougher races in other categories.

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Monday, May 25, 2015

Another Season, Another Off Broadway Production for Amy Herzog by SCOTT HELLER

Amy Herzog's "4000 Miles" gets an LCT3 production.

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'Three Pianos' to Play a Week Longer by SCOTT HELLER

"Three Pianos" extends run by a week.

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ArtsBeat: Stritch and Miranda Get Last Laughs at Finales of 'Night Music' and 'In the Heights' by Scott Heller

Sunday's closing performances of "A Little Night Music" and "In the Heights'' were especially raucous.

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'Spider-Man' Opening Delayed Until March 15 by Scott Heller

Another delay for Spider Man opening

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U2 Album Producer To Work On 'Spider-Man' Music by Scott Heller

Steve Lillywhite, the Grammy-winning record producer who counts U2 as among his most frequent clients, has come aboard "Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark.''

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Onstage, the Irreverent (and Maybe Irresistible) by BEN BRANTLEY, CHARLES ISHERWOOD, ERIK PIEPENBURG and SCOTT HELLER

Critics and writers for The New York Times write about shows and performances they are looking forward to seeing on New York stages in 2011.

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Onstage, the Irreverent (and Maybe Irresistible) by BEN BRANTLEY, CHARLES ISHERWOOD, ERIK PIEPENBURG and SCOTT HELLER

Critics and writers for The New York Times write about shows and performances they are looking forward to seeing on New York stages in 2011.

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Monday, May 11, 2015

ArtsBeat: Public Theater Season Will Feature New Musicals by LaChiusa and Stew by Scott Heller

The season will also include new plays by Robert O’Hara and Tarell Alvin McCraney.

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Sunday, May 10, 2015

ArtsBeat: Encores! Season Will Feature Sondheim and ‘1776’ by Scott Heller

The season will feature “Do I Hear a Waltz?” and “Cabin in the Sky” as well as “1776.”

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Monday, May 4, 2015

ArtsBeat: Tony Nominations Help ‘Fun Home,’ ‘Something Rotten!’ at Box Office by Scott Heller

Among other new musicals, “An American in Paris” is shaping up to be a hit.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

ArtsBeat: James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson Will Star in ‘Gin Game’ on Broadway by Scott Heller

The Tony-winning pair will reunite in this two-hander opening in the fall.

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Thursday, March 26, 2015

Five Stage Actors Recall Memorable Preview Performances by Scott Heller

Veanne Cox, Ruthie Ann Miles, Jason Danieley, Judy Gold and Ciara Renee talk about early performances of shows they’ve acted in.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2015

ArtsBeat: ‘Finding Neverland’ Off to Strong Start at Box Office by Scott Heller

The musical about the man who created “Peter Pan” is directed by Diane Paulus and produced by Harvey Weinstein.

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Friday, March 20, 2015

Paula Vogel’s ‘Indecent’ Will Have Its Debut at Yale Rep by Scott Heller

Two works by up-and-coming women writers will also be part of the 2015-16 season.

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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Thursday, September 4, 2014

The New Season: My First Time (It’s a Little Scary) by Scott Heller and Erik Piepenburg

Actors, composers and directors talk (briefly) about making their Broadway debuts.

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Thursday, June 19, 2014

ArtsBeat: With Pine and Ambrose Out, Rockwell and Arianda Step Into ‘Fool for Love’ by Scott Heller

The actors cite “scheduling difficulties” in departing the Williamstown Theater Festival revival of Sam Shepard’s 1983 play.

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Monday, June 16, 2014

ArtsBeat: Spanish-Language ‘Vagina Monologues’ Closes After Short Run by Scott Heller

The creative team had described the production as the first open commercial run of a Spanish-language play Off Broadway.

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Wednesday, May 21, 2014

ArtsBeat: ‘Curious Incident,’ ‘On The Town’ Steer Clear of Stars in Casting by Allan Kozinn and Scott Heller

Alexander Sharp, fresh out of Juilliard, will play the lead in the National Theater adaptation of Mark Haddon’s novel.

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Monday, April 7, 2014

ArtsBeat: ‘If/Then’ Opens Well at the Box Office by Scott Heller

The show earned a healthy $931,268 in its first full week of post-opening performances.

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ArtsBeat: Greta Gerwig Replaces Maggie Gyllenhaal in ‘The Village Bike’ by Scott Heller

Ms. Gerwig will portray a pregnant young wife in Penelope Skinner’s play.

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Monday, March 24, 2014

ArtsBeat: ‘Of Mice and Men’ Starts Well at Broadway Box Office by Scott Heller

The revival of “Of Mice and Men,” starring James Franco, pulls in nearly 97 percent of its maximum possible gross in its first six preview performances.    

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