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3 hrs ago | LongIsland.com

Hot Spots: Weekend Watch for Big Laughs, Roller Skating, Theater and Easter Parades

Easter is right around the corner! On top of the many Easter celebrations, enjoy comedy shows, theater performance and much more on Long Island! Looking to unwind during the end of the week and into the weekend? Get in some laughs with comedy performances on Long Island! There are also theater performances to enjoy, roller skating with the Easter ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Andrew Dice Clay, Pop/Rock

8 hrs ago | Daily Texan

UT alum uses text messages as an outlet for theater

After receiving a late night text, UT theatre and dance assistant professor and playwright Kirk Lynn looked at his phone expecting to see a message from a family member or friend.

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12 hrs ago | SFGate

Street theater in Mexico City's rough Tepito area

In this April 11, 2014 photo, people walk past graffiti reading in Spanish "We grow like steak," part of a theater project in the Tepito neighborhood of Mexico City.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The News Tribune

Review: Chris O'Dowd shines in 'Of Mice and Men'

But true theater fans should be waiting for his co-star to emerge. Chris O'Dowd, known more for films like "Bridesmaids" and "Friends With Kids," turns in a very impressive performance as the mentally challenged Lennie in a fine revival of "Of Mice and Men."

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Related Topix: Chris O'Dowd, Arts, John Steinbeck, Vocal

Majic 95.9 WYNT-FM

LISTEN: Nicolas Cage talks new movie 'Joe'

Nicolas Cage's new movie JOE is now in theaters, on demand, and available on iTunes, and the actor recently sat down with iHeartRadio's Marc Coppola to talk about the flick.

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ABC News

'Paul Robeson' Playwright Phillip Hayes Dean Dies

Phillip Hayes Dean, a playwright, director and theater actor who wrote the one-man play "Paul Robeson" starring James Earl Jones on Broadway in 1978, died Monday in Los Angeles from a heart condition, according to a family spokesman.

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Related Topix: Paul Robeson, Drama Movies, Biography Movies, Arts, Celebrities, James Earl Jones, Pontiac, MI, Entertainment

The Miami Herald

British comedian Nick Frost channels a salsa dancer in 'Cuban Fury'

They're sort of about aggression and attitude and wearing your cap on sideways. Most humans can't do those moves; certainly not a 42-year-old like myself.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Shelf life of props an ongoing theater debate

A few years ago, Dave Morgan got a call from someone asking if he'd be interested in an assortment of oversize fake fruits and veggies.

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Related Topix: Arts, Life, Fruits, Food, Texas

Town Topics

Musical Co-Authored by PHS Alum Selected by Musical Theater Festival

Harrison Kaufman and Christopher Anselmo like to joke that they're too young to drink, but they can write a musical.

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Related Topix: Arts, Musical Theater, Broadway, NJ, New York University

BroadwayWorld.com

the Musical Theater of Stephen Schwartz Out Today

A new book outlining the career of noted multi-award-winning Broadway and Hollywood composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz titled THE MUSICAL THEATER OF Stephen Schwartz : FROM GODSPELL TO WICKED AND BEYOND by Paul Laird is out today, April 16. The official description of THE MUSICAL THEATER OF Stephen Schwartz is as follows: "As the composer/lyricist ... (more)

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Related Topix: Arts, Musical Theater, Stephen Schwartz, Christian-Rock

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Detroit Free Press

2 charming theater vets make Tipping Point's 'Old Love' irresistible

Three stars out of four stars 8 p.m. Thu.-Fri., 3 & 8 p.m. Sat. Continues through May 4. Tipping Point Theatre 361 E. Cady St., Northville 248-347-0003 www.tippingpointtheatre.com .

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The News Tribune

Annie Baker calls Pulitzer drama win 'amazing'

This publicity photo released by The Publicity Office shows, from left, Louisa Krause, Matthew Maher and Aaron Clifton Moten, in a scene from Annie Baker's play, "The Flick."

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Related Topix: Arts, New York University, Gettysburg, PA

WOLZ-FM Fort Myers

Steely Dan announce summer tour

Steely Dan is returning to the road. The group has announced dates for an extensive summer trek.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Steely Dan, Saratoga, CA, Concord, CA, Arts

Noozhawk

Plaza Playhouse Theater to Celebrate 86th Anniversary with 'Casablanca' Screening

While most of Hollywood searches for the fountain youth, one aging movie queen is planning a big party to celebrate her 86th birthday and everyone is invited.

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Related Topix: Arts, Humphrey Bogart, Recreational Vehicle, Celebrities, Award, Ingrid Bergman, Carpinteria, CA

Examiner.com

The Glitch Mob storms Portland, May 2, at the Roseland Theater

One of the most vibrant Electric Dance Music groups to play the clubs and hit the airwaves makes a rare stop at the Roseland Theater May 2. The Glitch Mob 's Portland date sold out over the weekend but tickets are still available for their May 6 show at the McDonald Theater in Eugene.

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ACC TOP 40

"Nashville" Tour Sells Out Three Shows, Adds Philadelphia Date

The Nashville concert tour is a big hit. Tickets for the trek's stops in Chicago, New York City and Washington, D.C. sold out within minutes of going on sale earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Reality TV, Entertainment, Nashville, Television, Arts

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Labradorian

Corner Brook actor off to famous Actors Studio school in New York

From the moment he first walked onto a stage when he was five years old, Jacob Bradbury said he was hooked.

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Related Topix: Canada, Pace University, Harvard University, New York University, Arts

Greenwich Citizen

North Dakota native adds expertise to 'Fargo' show

Residents in North Dakota's largest city are ready to celebrate the premier of "Fargo" the TV show, along with an actor from the area who plays a part in the series.

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Anchorage Daily News

Donna Tartt wins fiction Pulitzer for 'Goldfinch'

One of the country's top colonial historians, Alan Taylor, has won his second Pulitzer, for "The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War In Virginia."

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Related Topix: The Goldfinch, Books, Virginia, Virginia Government, Arts, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Nonfiction

National Public Radio

'The Flick' By Annie Baker Wins Pulitzer For Drama

Annie Baker's "The Flick" has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for drama, a play set in a movie theater that was called a "thoughtful drama with well-crafted characters" which created "lives rarely seen on the stage."

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Related Topix: Arts, Columbia University, Amherst, MA

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