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  1. an Act of God, Starring Jim Parsons, Opens Tonight on BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    The new Broadway comedy An Act of God , starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons , began performances on May 7 and officially opens tonight, May 28, 2015 at Studio 54 . Joining Parsons will be two-time Tony Award nominee Christopher Fitzgerald as "Michael" & Tim Kazurinsky as "Gabriel".

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  2. Summer Stages: An Exciting Summer of Theatre in Washington, DC Lies AheadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... The Shipment runs from May 21 to June 13 at the Silver Spring Black Box Theatre in Silver Spring, MD. Spooky Action Theater's Jarry Inside Out runs from May 28 to June 21 at the Universalist National Memorial Church in Washington, DC. WSC Avant ...

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  3. Scottish Ballet at Kennedy Center Opera House: Saturday, May 30Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | City Paper

    At least one streetcar will open in D.C. this week when the Glasgow-based Scottish Ballet brings Nancy Meckler and Annabelle Lopez Ochoa's interpretation of A Streetcar Named Desire to the Kennedy Center. The pairing of Meckler, a film and theater director, and choreographer Ochoa shines as the ballet blends a variety of dance forms with theatrical staging and costuming, plus a jazz-inspired score evocative of the sweltering New Orleans setting.

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  4. Geoff Davin's irreverent potluck church-service musical promises...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Nashville Scene

    When actor Geoff Davin arrived in Nashville eight years ago, he intended to pursue music exclusively. But some things, like theater - and maybe religion - are hard to shake.

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  5. Review: Jersey Boys at Bristol HippodromeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | This Is Bristol

    The hit musical Jersey Boys reminds us that there was pop music before The Beatles and the 'British Invasion' of the USA in 1964. And what a hit it is, opening in New York's Broadway in 2005 and still running, in London in 2008, also still running, and now a separate UK touring company arrives in Bristol, featuring Tim Driesen from the Dutch version.

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  6. Adventures in FunRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Tucson Weekly

    ... Theatre has developed a huge fan base over its three-plus decades, and it has perfected the formula for fun for theater-goers of all ages. Currently, they are winding down their version of The Adventures of Robin Hood or It Sherwood be Fun. It ...

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  7. Theater Review: 'Sister Act' dazzles at Ogunquit PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Foster's Daily Democrat

    ... reprises her role as Deloris with charisma that shines through the entirety of the show. Her voice overtakes the theater, cementing her as the true star of the musical. Other highlights included Jennifer Allen, also reprising her Broadway role as ...

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  8. Williams fest guest Cherry Jones reflects on careerRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Cape Cod Times

    ... says in a phone interview, “in the first place, I've been so lucky to be on stage, so I was always in a dark theater all summer long most of my adult life. So just to have three days in a row somewhere is just like a four-star, nine-week ...

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  9. Wednesday Halo Award 2015 WinnersRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Patch.com

    Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical Darien HS: Jack Book as Sid Sorokin in The Pajama Game Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical Ridgefield HS: Elizabeth D'Aiuto as Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd Best Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Musical Someone for Sweeney Todd ? Best Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Musical TIE Hopkins School: Anna Ayres-Brown as Louise in Gypsy New Canaan HS: Nancy Leville as Rizzo in Grease Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical Wolcott: Tom Bergamo as Papa Ge, Demon of Death in Once On This Island Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical Wolcott: Jessica Irizarry as Agwae, Goddess of Water in Once On This Island Best Performance by a Couple or Dynamic Duo in a Musical TIE Oxford HS: Sanya Kayfus and Mitchell Wright as Hodel & Perchik in Fiddler On the Roof Cheshire HS: Adam Majeski & Thomas Mueller as ... (more)

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  10. Jim Parsons Is God! An Act of God Opens On Broadway TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Playbill

    The new Broadway comedy An Act of God , starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons in the role of God, officially opens on Broadway May 28 at Studio 54. Tony nominee Christopher Fitzgerald and "Saturday Night Live" alum Tim Kazurinsky play the Archangels Michael and Gabriel in the new play, which began previews May 7; the show opens a month after the April 23 deadline for the 2014-15 Tony Awards. The new Broadway comedy has an exclusive mobile lottery partnership with TodayTix, and a strictly limited number of $37 mobile lottery tickets will be available via the TodayTix app for entry on the day of each performance .

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  11. StagefrightRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Art Voice

    ... Sara Blewett and Jared Loftin . Michael John LaChiusa 's First Daughter Suite will be part of New York's Public Theater 60th season. A follow-up to his First Lady Suite , the musical is set to play October 6th-November 15th, starring Mary Testa and ...

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  12. 'The Book of Mormon' irreverent humor leaves Milwaukee bent over laughingRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... are slipped into the lyrics. There are several big dance numbers and large-scale sets that give every musical theater fanatic a thrill, while the satirical humor and over-the-top presentation of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gets ...

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  13. One Man, Two Guvnors Extends Through 6/28 at Berkeley RepRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Due to an enthusiastic reception from critics and audiences alike, Berkeley Rep is proud to announce that the madcap comedy One Man, Two Guvnors , a sassy update of Carlo Goldoni 's The Servant of Two Masters, will extend for one week, closing on June 28, 2015. Set in 1963 Brighton, England, One Man, Two Guvnors is a brilliantly delicious mash-up of splendid comedy, British pantomime, and music-hall revues.

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  14. BWW Reviews: NEWSIES Chock Full of Amazing Dancers at TPACRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and showtunes. Participation onstage and off through high school and her first trip to New York City lit her theater fire, but now she prefers to hang out in the audience rather than backstage. She seeks out any chance to see live theatre. BWW TV ...

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  15. 'What I Wore' interweaves women's lives and fashionRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Wave

    Alyson Lindsay appears in the Week Two cast of Laguna Playhouse's staging of "Love, Loss, and What I Wore," along with Linda Purl, Joanna Strapp, Dawn Wells and Hattie Winston. When: Through June 7. 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 2 and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays; 1 p.m. Sundays; 2 p.m. May 7 and 14 "Love, Loss, and What I Wore" is the kind of show women can really get into - that's not only true of those coming to see it, but all of the hundreds of ladies who have performed the show since its premiere in 2008.

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  16. Broadway Superstar Idina Menzel Headlines One-Night-Only Concert in Manila, 6/7Read the original story

    11 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... around the world. Throughout the tour, Menzel will lead audiences through a special journey of classic pop, musical theater favorites, and her own personal catalogue. The shows are set to weave together Menzel's irresistible charm, wit, and ...

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  17. U library to offer online peek at Guthrie Theater archivesRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    For almost 50 years, the archives of the Guthrie Theater have been stored in underground caverns beneath the University of Minnesota's Elmer L. Andersen Library. Scripts and costume designs and stage-manager notes from every play, every performance, are squeezed into boxes with other relics of Guthrie lore, just waiting for someone who wants to study them.

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  18. Alameda: FCCA holding June 6 concert benefitRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

    "One for the Money" will be the theme when the First Congregational Church of Alameda's music department presents its annual concert fundraiser at 7 p.m. June 6. The evening of music will feature the concert choir, the joy bell ringers and vocal and instrumental soloists. Raffle prizes will include tickets to "The Book of Mormon" and "The Phantom of the Opera" and more.

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  19. 2 adults in custody after 5-year-old Port Huron girl diesRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | ClickOnDetroit

    ALERTS" AND MORE IN THE PALM OF YOUR HAND. SEARCH WDIV IN YOUR APP STORE. Guy: A HEARTBREAKING STORY IN PORT HURON, THIS ONE INVOLVING A LITTLE GIRL, 5-YEAR-OLD MACKENZIE MASON.

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  20. 'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 27th, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Face Theatre , and now this Chicago revival is brought to us by Kokandy Productions , playing July 18-August 30 at Theater Wit on Belmont Avenue. Allison Hendrix is directing, with music direction by Kory Danielson . Caron Buinis and Emily Goldberg ...

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