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  1. Video: Jerry O'Connell and Rebecca Romijn Hunt for Haunted House in All-New Funny or Die VideoRead the original story

    11 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    A lovely couple is just looking for a home to die in. Which Haunted House will they choose? Below check out Jerry O'Connell and Rebecca Romijn in this all new Halloween-themed FUNNY OR DIE ! O'Connell made his Broadway debut in 'Seminar.'

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  2. Olivier Winners Nigel Harman and David Bedella Set for 2014 S&S Award GalaRead the original story

    27 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Olivier award winners Nigel Harman and David Bedella are today announced to take leading roles in this year's glittering S&S Award Gala at St James Theatre on Sunday 23 November. It is also announced that The S&S Award is linking up with Leicester Curve theatre to be the 'host venue' for the winning show's developmental programme.

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  3. Stephen Schwartz Talks WICKED Film Update; Fate of HOUDINI & MoreRead the original story

    43 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    WICKED author Gregory Maguire and the musical's composer Stephen Schwartz appeared in a recent on-stage conversation presented by the Mark Twain House & Museum, at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford, CT. The event was moderated by Frank Rizzo.

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  4. VIDEO: Idina Menzel Talks New Holiday Album, Return to Broadway & MoreRead the original story

    45 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    Tony Award winner Idina Menzel stopped by Canada AM this week to chat about her new album, her return to Broadway in IF/THEN and what life has been like since the release of Disney's mega-hit FROZEN, in which she voices the character of Elsa. Click here to watch the appearance! Idina Menzel rose to prominence when she originated the role of 'Maureen' in the hit Broadway musical RENT, a role which she reprised for the 2005 feature film adaptation of the musical.

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  5. Kyle Dean Massey to Remain with PIPPIN National Tour for Washington DC EngagementRead the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... this role in the Broadway cast of PIPPIN, and prior to that he performed on Broadway as Fiyero in Wicked. Other theater credits include Next to Normal, Xanadu, Lucky Guy, and Altar Boyz. His screen credits include "Inside Amy Schumer ," "Up All ...

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  6. National Tour of Disney's Newsies Features New Song for CrutchieRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Playbill

    Disney Theatrical Productions ' North American tour of the hit Broadway musical Newsies , which launched Oct. 11 in Schenectady at Proctors, features a song for the character of Crutchie unheard in the Broadway staging. The song, Variety reports, was the result of a songwriting exercise for an episode of the American Theatre Wing's "Working in the Theater" series called "The Anatomy of a Song."

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  7. Dramatic 'inflatable path' rescue of man sinking in mud in...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Berkhamsted Today

    A man who was stuck in mud and sinking was rescued by firefighters and paramedics who used an inflatable path to reach him this morning. They were called to the luxurious 1928-built Georgian-style manor house Norcott Hall - which was once home to Argentinean first lady Eva Peron - at about 8.10am.

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  8. EXTRA! EXTRA! Read All About It: Disney's "Newsies" Hits the Road; Adds New SongRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    With all of the energy, dancing, singing and acting one would expect of any Broadway production, Disney 's " Newsies " has hit the road in its first national tour . High-stepping its trek across America, the production has gone beyond the headlines and has done something different which usually doesn't happen when a show embarks on a road trip.

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  9. 'Other Desert Cities' at Stagecrafters eases us into the next holiday seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Examiner.com

    Happy Halloween . If you've already eaten all the candy you planned to pass out... and have retired your Sexy Kitty ears for another year... you may want to slip into a nice dark theatre and think about something other than Halloween.

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  10. Constantine Maroulis Injured On StageRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    Former American Idol star Constantine Maroulis has pulled out of performing in Rock Of Ages after he was injured on stage on Sunday . The Tony-nominated actor was dancing in a performance of the musical when he hurt his leg and had to pull out of the show to see a physician.

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  11. Photo Coverage: Jeremy Jordan Brings Breaking Character to 54 BelowRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... in the true DIRTY DANCING tradition he met his wife Eda. Stephen was a Board Member of the First All Children's Theater and his wife, a classical pianist, is a Board Member of Barrington Stage Co. In between he made time to be CEO of a multi ...

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  12. 7 Things for You to Do in New York This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | DNAInfo.com

    The world famous Village Halloween Parade kicks off this evening from 7 p.m. on Sixth Avenue between Canal and Spring Streets, heading north up Sixth Avenue to 16th Street. Join the parade between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. if you're in costume , otherwise watch from the sidelines.

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  13. 'Walking Dead,' Nik Wallenda, Prince: this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Orlando Sentinel

    Nik Wallenda makes a phone call as workers prepare to hoist the wire he will be walking on into the air above the Chicago River. Nik Wallenda makes a phone call as workers prepare to hoist the wire he will be walking on into the air above the Chicago River.

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  14. Bend It Like Beckham set for stageRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BBC News

    A musical version of the hit British comedy film Bend It Like Beckham is to open in the West End next year. It will be written and directed by Gurinder Chadha, who also made the 2002 movie starring Parminder Nagra and Keira Knightley.

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  15. 31 Advanced Blogging TricksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sports of Yore

    It's Halloween. While it's easy to become a witch just by wearing a big hat and black clothes, it's not so easy to create a unique look like Wicked 's green-skinned Elphaba.

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  16. Dramatic 'inflatable path' rescue of man sinking in mud in grounds of A 4.25m mansionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hemel Online

    A man who was stuck in mud and sinking was rescued by firefighters and paramedics who used an inflatable path to reach him this morning. They were called to the luxurious 1928-built Georgian-style manor house Norcott Hall - which was once home to Argentinean first lady Eva Peron - at about 8.10am.

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  17. A truly magical night out with Oz's witchesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Basingstoke Gazette

    IN the elaborate world of Oz there are surprises aplenty - but it was no shock to see an entire audience on its feet clapping madly after an impassioned performance from the Wicked cast. The spellbinding show had the Mayflower in its entirety hooked from the outset, with twists and turns, incredible vocals and costumes to drive anyone green with envy.

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  18. Stunning performances and vocals from all the cast as The Jersey Boys ...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Your Leek Paper

    FOUR guys, four stories and one unforgettable musical is the headline on one of the pages of the Jersey Boys musical programme which is presently taking place at the Regent Theatre in Hanley. The true story shows how they go through ups and many downs before they become a major group selling millions of records.

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  19. REVIEW: Jersey Boys at Regent Theatre, StokeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Burton Mail

    A STORY that never gets old - four lads from the wrong side of the tracks find fame and fortune through their unique talent only to lose it all when greed gets the better of one of them. The only difference is that this actually happened to the Four Seasons and their story is a real eye-opener showing that you really do not know what goes on behind the scenes.

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  20. Wicked flying back to PerthRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    The show, which has been Broadway's number one show for a decade, will return to WA with a season kicking off next year on May 6 at Perth's Crown Theatre. Perth musical theatre starlet Lucy Durack once again starred as her much loved role as Glinda the Good Witch when the anniversary tour kicked off in Melbourne earlier this year.

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