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3 hrs ago | TwinCities

'Hello, Dolly!' review: Nice to have her back

Chanhassen Dinner Theatres' new production of "Hello, Dolly" follows the company's recent stagings of "Bye Bye Birdie," "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" and "Fiddler on the Roof." All four are familiar properties that might just be too familiar to some audiences, who have likely endured a less-than-stellar amateur production at some point.


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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 9/14/2014

YANNI San Diego Civic Theatre 9/20-9/20/2014 His concerts are legendary. Yanni returns with a worldwide tour performing in over 60 concerts, including a performance at San Diego's classic Civic Theatre.


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Now Playing Onstage in Tempe - Week of 9/14/2014

KINKY BOOTS ASU Gammage 9/16-9/21/2014 Kinky Boots took home six 2013 Tony Awards, the most of any show in the season, including Best Musical, Best Score , Best Choreography , Best Actor , Best Orchestrations , and Best Sound Design . The show also received the Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Awards for Best Musical and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Album, along with many other accolades.


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Fri Sep 12, 2014

the Book of Mormon Single Tickets Go on Sale Today in Kitchener

The producers of The Book of Mormon , winner of nine Tony Awards , including Best Musical, and Broadway Across Canada announced that single tickets will go on sale today, September 13 at 10:00am. An exclusive pre-sale for American Express Card-members will begin at 10 AM on September 8 thru September 10. Tickets begin at $69.00 and will be available at the Centre In The Square box office , by visiting , or by calling 519.578.1570 or 1.800.265.8977.


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Tickets to ONCE National Tour at Aronoff Center Now On Sale

ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Aronoff Center for a limited engagement from November 11-23, 2014. Tickets for ONCE are now on sale and can be purchased at the Aronoff Center Box Office downtown at 650 Walnut Street, online at or by phone at 513.621.ARTS.


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Tickets to ANNIE at Jacksonville's Times-Union Center's Moran Theater On Sale Today

The new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play at Jacksonville's Times-Union Center's Moran Theater from Tuesday, October 21st through Sunday, October 26th for eight performances only. Tickets for ANNIE go on sale today, September 12th at 10AM through the FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Chase, the official presenter of the Jacksonville show.


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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Sentinel & Enterprise

See TAM's take on 'Les Miz' in October

"Les Miserables," the epic tale of passion and redemption in 19th-century France, will be presented by Mount Wachusett Community College's Theatre at the Mount Oct. 10, 11, 17, and 18 at 8 p.m., and Oct. 12 and 19 at 2 p.m. Featuring a cast of nearly 60 actors ages 7 to 70, TAM's production is directed by Peter Landry, with musical direction by Joanne Landry. "Les Miserables" follows Jean Valjean as he is pursued by the implacable Inspector Javert through some of the most tumultuous years in French history.


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Damn Yankees to Return to London This Fall

A Faustian musical about baseball may not be the most obvious plot choice but this production is gutsy and exciting and is certainly good reason to hurry to The Landor. Damn Yankees is back! Damn Yankees will play the Landor Theatre , 70 Landor Road, London SW9 9PH from Wednesday 1st October to Saturday 8th November 2014.


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Andrew Rannells Talks Preparation & Performing Hedwig & the Angry Inch

Broadway leading man and multi-media crossover star Andrew Rannells recently replaced 2014 Tony Award-winning Best Actor In A Musical, Neil Patrick Harris , in the gender-bending title role of multi-award-winning rock musical HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH and Rannells discusses his involvement in the show in a new video interview available to view. The original official description of HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH is as follows: " Neil Patrick Harris makes his long-awaited return to Broadway in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask 's landmark American musical, directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer .


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the Book of Mormon Announces Lottery Policy for Toronto Run

THE BOOK OF MORMON, winner of nine Tony Awards , including Best Musical, is pleased to announce a lottery ticket policy for the National Tour, which begins September 16 at the Princess of Wales Theatre and plays a limited 11 week engagement through November 30 in Toronto, the production will conduct a pre-show lottery at the box office, making 24 tickets available at $25 apiece, cash only. Entries will be accepted at the box office beginning two and a half hours prior to each performance; each person will print their name and the number of tickets they wish to purchase on a card that is provided.


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Photo Flash: First Look at Beverley Knight & More in Rehearsal for London's MEMPHIS

Rehearsals have now begun for the West End production of hit Broadway musical Memphis , which will have preview performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London from 9 October 2014 with Opening Night on 23 October 2014. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Memphis has a Grammy Award-winning original score by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan and book by Joe DiPietro .


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Stars Of New PIPPIN National Tour Share Theatre Memories

A fascinating new video series focusing on the new national tour of the current hit Broadway revival of Stephen Schwartz 's PIPPIN is now available to view. The official description of the national tour of PIPPIN is as follows: "PIPPIN is Broadway's high-flying, death-defying hit musical! Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of WICKED, PIPPIN will lift you up and leave you smiling.


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Wed Sep 10, 2014

the History Boys to Play Wyvern Theatre, 1-6 June 2015

Voted the nation's favourite play, Alan Bennett 's multi award-winning The History Boys will return in 2015, visiting Swindon's Wyvern Theatre from Monday 1 to Saturday 6 June 2015 as part of a major new UK tour for 2015. On sale now.


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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Moonlight Stage Closes 34th Season With Catch Me If You Can, Beginning Tonight

Moonlight Stage Productions' 34th summer season comes to a triumphant close with the Southern California Regional Premiere of the Tony Award-nominated musical CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, based on the hit film of the same name that starred Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks . Performances are tonight, September 10 to 27. Single tickets are priced $15 to $52 and include price levels for student rush, military, senior, and family discounts.


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Alhambra Presents Man of Lamancha, Now thru 10/12

In his previous appearance at the Alhambra as the lead in South Pacific, Christopher Sanders received a standing ovation each night. Tonight, September 10, the dashing singer returns to the Alhambra as Don Quixote in the play inspired by Miguel de Cervantes ' seventeenth century masterpiece by the same name.


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Crain's New York Business

Tony Awards producer snags Obies

The American Theatre Wing, best known for sponsoring the Tony Awards, Broadway's highest honor, will take overall responsibility for running the Obie Awards, off-Broadway's top prize, it was announced on Tuesday. The Village Voice started the Obies 59 years ago, soon after the paper was founded, to encourage the newly burgeoning off-Broadway theater movement and to acknowledge its achievements.


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Christian Science Monitor

Michael C. Hall will reportedly take over the title role in 'Hedwig and the Angry Inch'

"Dexter" actor Michael C. Hall will be the newest actor to take over the title role in the Broadway musical "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." "Hedwig" debuted off-Broadway in 1998 starring John Cameron Mitchell, who also wrote the script, with the music and lyrics written by Stephen Trask.


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The Oregonian

Tickets to Broadway's 'Elephant Man' starring Bradley Cooper on sale; Michael Cera, Kieran Culkin star in slacker play

From left, Bradley Cooper, Patricia Clarkson and Alessandro Nivola announce the award for best performance by an actor in a leading role in a play 68th annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall, June 8, 2014. Tickets are on sale to see Oscar nominee Bradley Cooper in " The Elephant Man " on Broadway.


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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Disney's the Lion King Comes to Boston Opera House, Now thru 10/12

The North American touring productions of The Lion King have been seen by more than 15 million theatergoers and grossed over $1 billion to date. Having already played more than 70 cities across North America, The Lion King now makes its Boston return at the Boston Opera House.


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The Las Vegas Sun

'Kinky Boots' at Smith Center an emotional high with laughter, tears and joy

It's impossible not to laugh, cheer and jump for joy watching the smash-hit musical "Kinky Boots" in its national tour debut at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts through Sunday. The show invades your body and soul, giving you an emotional high.


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