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  1. Wicked - Mayflower TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Daily Echo

    It is easy to run away with the hyperbole and hocuspocus in theatre reviews, but with Wicked you can believe every fantastical thing! Of course, we read the statistics: 100 international awards including three Tony Awards on Broadway, the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre Album and the UK's prestigious Olivier Award for Most Popular Show. The UK touring production recently celebrated its 400th performance, while in London - now in its ninth year - it has been seen by over six million people and is the tenth longestrunning show in the West End .

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  2. Blown in from the windy cityRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Cornish Guardian

    FOLLOWING numerous highly acclaimed productions that include Sweeney Todd and Sunset Boulevard, The Watermill Theatre returns with an intimate new adaptation of the classic musical Calamity Jane. This high energy show stars Jodie Prenger with Tom Lister, alongside a cast of multi-talented actor/musicians.

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  3. Musical weekend with organist Robert NichollsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Cape Gazette

    Musical weekend with organist Robert Nicholls, Friday at 7 p.m., "The Phantom of the Opera" presentation, Saturday at 10 a.m., choral workshop, Sunday at 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., musical selections. St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Lewes. For details visit stpeterslewes.org or call 645-8479.

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  4. NOW editors pick a trio of this weeka s cana t-miss eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Now Toronto

    In case you haven't noticed, Canada is back at war in Iraq, this time against the Islamic State, aka ISIS. On Saturday , Toronto Coalition to Stop the War rallies outside the U.S. consulate in a call for peace in the region.

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  5. Bits & PiecesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | SouthCoastToday.com

    Girl Friend Night at Body Works: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 3. Members inviting Girl Friends, Food, Fun, Free and Prizes, Learn the latest Zumba dance routine. Fieldstone Plaza, 1290 Rockdale Ave., New Bedford.

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  6. Nutley Little Theatre casts 'Wit'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Verona-Cedar Grove Times

    Nutley Little Theatre has completed casting for its production of "Wit," an award-winning drama by Margaret Edson that will open on Friday, Nov. 7, at the NLT Barn. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, besides many drama awards, "Wit" takes place over the course of about a year in a patient room of the University Hospital Comprehensive Cancer Center and in various places in the memory of Vivian Bearing, an acclaimed scholar contemplating her own mortality.

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  7. The Grand 1894 Opera House Presents The Berenstein Bears in 'Family Matters' TodayRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Grand 1894 Opera House presents Serious Fun performance The Berenstain Bears-Live "Family Matters, The Musical" today, October 23 at 10am. Appropriate for children grades K-6, this live musical production is filled with fun songs and dancing while teaching important life lessons.

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  8. 'The Book Of Mormon' is a vulgar, ugly, offensive and truly fine musicalRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    ... offend you. Ultimately, it drops a dose of vulgar, ugly and comically juxtaposed reality on the absurdity of musical theater and the incongruities of one particular religion: Mormonism. The two-and-a-half hour show is saddled with the schoolyard ...

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  9. Kathie Lee & Hoda: Oscar de la Renta was a rare beautyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    Oscar's elegance graced the backs of nearly everyone, but all the while he remained an artist of the highest order. Meanwhile, people keep paying Kim Kardashian for some reason - but she's happy to get it while she can get it.

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  10. Two actresses in 'Mamma Mia! The Musical' reveal their love for the...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Devaney and Fitzgerald with Sara Poyzer, who plays lead Donna Sheridan. Like their characters, Devany and Fitzgerald are funny and full of life.

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  11. In Search of The Fortress of SolitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Switched

    There is an interesting and potentially important musical contained within The Fortress of Solitude , the new piece from Michael Friedman, Itamar Moses and Daniel Aukin at the Public. Composer/lyricist Friedman, especially, gives us an intriguing evening; music is the driving force behind the show, the characters, and the plot.

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  12. David Ives' 'Venus in Fur' at South Coast RepRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    It almost sounds like a playwright's wet dream: an actress auditioning for a role in a play, and stripping down to her skimpy black lingerie at every opportunity. But there's more than meets the eye to David Ives' deliciously clever and highly entertaining "Venus in Fur" .

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  13. 'The Lost Book of Mormon,' by Avi Steinberg: Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SFGate

    "The Lost Book of Mormon: A Journey Through the Mythic Lands of Nephi, Zarahemla & Kansas City, Missouri" is by Avi Steinberg, For all the talk a few years ago about the so-called Mormon Moment - back when Mitt Romney led in the polls, the Huntsman sisters graced the pages of glossy magazines, and the "Book of Mormon" musical was the hottest ticket on Broadway - not much was said about the remarkable text that started it all, the Book of Mormon itself.

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  14. Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at the Phantom of the Opera, Coming to Broward Center Next MonthRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Cameron Mackintosh and Andrew Lloyd Webber 's Really Useful Group present their spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber 's The Phantom of the Opera , currently on sale for the premiere Fort Lauderdale, FL, engagement at Broward Center for the Performing Arts. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM, one of the most successful musicals of all-time, will be performed by a cast and orchestra of 52, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America.

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  15. Des McAnuff surprises 'Jersey Boys' castRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... tour. "Now, eight years later," Peckham says, "I'm back performing with the very same show, in the very same theater, with some of the very same company members I first saw all those years ago." He calls that "pretty cool."a It was like old times, ...

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  16. Infra-Men band scores 'Phantom of the Opera'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    The tale of "The Phantom of the Opera" - a mysterious, deformed composer seeking to make the young opera singer he loves a star - has become a classic, both on stage and in film. And it's Rupert Julian's 1925 silent film adaptation that has now inspired some of the latest music from the Infra-Men.

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  17. Review Roundup: the Fortress of Solitude Opens at the PublicRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The Public Theater presents The Fortress of Solitude, a world premiere musical with a book by Itamar Moses , and music and lyrics by Michael Friedman . Conceived and directed by Daniel Aukin , The Fortress of Solitude runs through Sunday, November 2, with an official press opening tonight, October 22. The Fortress of Solitude is the extraordinary coming-of-age story about 1970s Brooklyn and beyond - of black and white, soul and rap, block parties and blackouts, friendship and betrayal, comic books and 45s.

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  18. 3 concerts to check out this weekend, Oct. Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | SFGate

    Bardot a Go Go: All Scopitone sexpots and ye-ye vixens must bid adieu some day - and the time has come for Bardot a Go-Go, S.F.'s party of French pop and U.S. bubblegum sounds, to move on, just in time for its Sweet 16th celebration. Co-founders Brother Grimm, Pink Frankenstein and Cali Kid will spin together for the last time, amid the liquid lights and '60s French music vids, with the added treat of turns by returning original DJ Alec Palao and the Devil-Ettes.

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  19. Drama club's creates terror in a haunted schoolhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    ... atsby" in November, "Anything Goes" in March and "Romeo and Juliet" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream" in May. For more theater news, check out Kathi Scrizzi Driscoll's blog at www.capecodonline.com/stagedoor and follow KathiSDCCT on Twitter.

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  20. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | WJKX-FM Hattiesburg

    The wait for Taylor Swift 's 1989 is almost over . T-Swift's new album is set to be released on October 27th.

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