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Man suing 'X-Men' director says he reported abuse

Lawyers for two Oklahoma women and the county clerk who would not give them a marriage license go before a federal appeals court with a familiar question for the judges: Did the state's voters single out gay... A judge in Colorado who will play a pivotal role deciding whether gays should be allowed to wed in the United States asked pointed ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Maureen Lipman Joins Rags in Concert as Narrator; Show Set for London, April 28

Maureen Lipman has been confirmed as the narrator for Rags The Musical in Concert on Monday, 28th April 2014 at The Lyric Theatre.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Hollywood Reporter

Shirley Jones Revisits 'Oklahoma!' and a Spectacular Career

The 80-year-old sat down with THR after introducing the TCM Classic Film Festival's opening night screening of the classic musical she made 60 years ago.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Deadline

'Oklahoma' Restoration Launches TCM Film Fest As Classic...

"You need to show more re-releases. You need to show the great old movies in your theatres," director Christopher Nolan told exhibitors at their CinemaCon convention a couple of weeks ago, but sadly no one in that crowd applauded the sentiment.

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CNN

TCM Classic Film Festival Opening Night Red carpet

Shirley Jones came out to celebrate the World Premiere of the Restoration of Oklahoma! Which was originally released in 1955.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Los Angeles Times

TCM Classic Film Festival opens with 'Oklahoma!' at Chinese Theatre

The curtain goes up Thursday on the fifth TCM Classic Film Festival with the world premiere of the restoration of Fred Zinnemann's 1955 "Oklahoma!," based on the landmark Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Advocate

Weathervane's 2014 season meant to be entertaining, thought-provoking

This summer, the actors at Weathervane Playhouse will transport audience members to 1930s Germany, an Oklahoma farm, a small southern town, a bachelor pad and a community where dancing is against the law.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Press-Telegram

TCM film festival brings the classics to L.A.

The four-day TCM Classic Film Festival opens in Hollywood Thursday with a gala screening of the newly restored musical "Oklahoma!" On hand will be one of its stars, Shirley Jones, who made her film debut in the 1955 movie directed by Fred Zinnemann.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Philly.com

Marc Platt | Broadway dancer, 100

Dancer Marc Platt, 100, who was the male lead in the famed dream ballet in Oklahoma! on Broadway, choreographed by Agnes de Mille, died Saturday in a hospice in San Rafael, Calif.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

TCM film festival brings the classics to L.A.

Where: TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX, 6925 Hollywood Blvd.; TCL Chinese 6 Theatres, 6801 Hollywood Blvd.; Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Blvd.; Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, 7000 Hollywood Blvd.; El Capitan Theatre, 6838 Hollywood Blvd.; Montalban Theatre, 1615 N. Vine St.; The Hollywood Museum, 1660 N. Highland Ave. The four-day TCM Classic Film ... (more)

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Dancer, Broadway and Film Star Marc Platt Passes Away at 100

The San Francisco Gate writes that Marc Platt , a dancer who appeared onstage and on-screen in OKLAHOMA! and as the fourth brother in 1954's SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS on Broadway, has passed away.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

TheCelebrityCafe

Hugh Jackman stars in 'Wolverine: The Musical'

On Saturday, Hugh Jackman, star of stage and screen, combined his most famous film performance with his penchant for musicals.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Stage Tube: On This Day 3/21- Oklahoma

Welcome to BWW's ON THIS DAY Series celebrating theatrical birthdays, openings and special events that took place on this day in theatre history! Today in 2002, Oklahoma! opened at the Gershwin Theatre, where it ran for 388 performances.

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BroadwayWorld.com

In the Spotlight Series: VIOLET's Colin O'Donnell

Two-time Tony Award-winner Sutton Foster returns to Roundabout in the highly anticipated Broadway debut of the musical Violet , following the acclaimed concert performance at City Center Encores! Off-Center.

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Directed by Fred Zinnemann

Starring Gordon MacRae and Gloria Grahame

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