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21 hrs ago | North Texas e-News

Grayson College casts Godspell

The Grayson College Theatre department held auditions on August 27 and 28 at Cruce Auditorium to find a cast and crew for its first production of the fall semester, Godspell .

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Matthew James Thomas Takes Over PIPPIN for Denver Tour Launch

Matthew James Thomas , who originated the role of PIPPIN in the current 2013 Tony Award winning revival, will perform the role of PIPPIN when the show launches its tour in Denver on September 6 and will play the entire Denver engagement.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Advocate

Laverne Cox, Billy Porter, Chely Wright, and More Join Concert for Global Equality

Emmy-nominated Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox, Tony-winning Kinky Boots star Billy Porter, and country singer Chely Wright have been added to the roster of performers for Uprising of Love: A Benefit Concert for Global Equality.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Tickets to WICKED at Detroit Opera House On Sale 9/12

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2011, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will return to the Detroit Opera House, December 10 - January 4. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 12 at 10 AM at all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at 1-800-982-2787 , online at www.ticketmaster.com/wicked or ... (more)

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BroadwayWorld.com

NEWSIES' John Dossett Crowned King in PIPPIN, Beginning Tonight

Beginning tonight, August 26th, John Dossett will join the all-new Tony Award winning production of Pippin in the role of "Charles."

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

CBS Local

Re-Imagined, Re-Inveted 'Pippin' Explodes On Stage

People didn't know what to make of the production but director Bob Fosse saw it as a disturbing journey while producers pushed the pop tones of the tremendous musical score.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Contra Costa Times

"Wicked" follows the Yellow Brick Road to San Jose

Since there's no place like home, "Wicked" is flying back in to the Bay Area next week, and following the yellow brick road to San Jose for the highly anticipated South Bay debut of this blockbuster.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 8/17/2014

PIPPIN CROSSROADS SCHOOL 8/17-8/21/2014 Once upon a time, a young prince longed to discover the secret of true happiness and fulfillment.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Playbill

Patti LuPone and Sting Will Share Uprising of Love on Broadway

Two-time Tony Award-winning actress Patti LuPone and 16-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Sting will unite for Uprising of Love , a one-night-only concert to benefit LGBTI rights across the globe, Sept.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Stephen Schwartz, Ana Gasteyer and More Set for Bay Area Cabaret's 2014 Opening Gala, 9/27

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, launches its 11th season this fall at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room with an Opening Night Gala celebrating the work of songwriter/composer Stephen Schwartz .

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Playbill

Newsies Star Will Carry the Banner to Broadway's Pippin

As previously announced , the national tour of Pippin , starring Sasha Allen , will launch Sept.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

Forward

Stephen Schwartz, of 'Wicked' Fame, A Hit at 54 Below

Stephen Schwartz, the only songwriter in Broadway history with three shows - "Wicked," "Pippin" and "The Magic Show"- to have run more than 1900 performances on Broadway, was center stage at the August 3 "Conversation with Music" at 54 Below - Broadway's Supper Club.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Playbill

Diva Talk: Tony Winner Priscilla Lopez Reflects On Pippin, Then and Now

Priscilla Lopez Tony Award winner Priscilla Lopez, who created the role of Diana in the original Broadway production of A Chorus Line , is back on The Great White Way in the Tony-winning revival of Pippin at the Music Box Theatre.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

The Washington Post

The music of Stephen Schwartz, and a revival of an August Wilson play will be featured.

The new lineup for No Rules Theatre , the six-year-old company with the unique geographic identity-it presents work annually both in Arlington and in Winston-Salem, N.C.-is described today in our ongoing survey of what's in store for Washington drama in 2014-15.

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Mon Aug 04, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Stephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight...

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, enters its 11th season this fall with a sparkling lineup at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room.

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