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  1. The topsy-turvy world of Miscast! 2Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Jerusalem Post

    In the topsy-turvy world of Miscast! 2, songs traditionally sung by men are performed by women, duets become solos and contemplative solitary songs become an ensemble affair. In the popular show-within-a-show series 30 Rock, an argument ensues in the writer's room where it is debated if one of the male cast members should wear a dress in a skit.


  2. Emmy Rossum is spotlessly chic in white jeans and blue blouse as...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Emmy Rossum is spotlessly chic in white jeans and blue blouse as she takes her little dog Pepper out for a walk And Emmy Rossum served as an excellent advert for the cause when she walked her trusty pooch Pepper through West Hollywood on Saturday. The Phantom Of The Opera star slicked her chocolate locks back into a no-fuss pony tail, while concealing the majority of her face with shades.


  3. In Charge: CEO, AppMakrRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    Jay Shapiro runs a global business out of his Glen Rock home. AppMakr is a do-it-yourself app company with some 60 freelance employees based on six continents, all of whom work together through various online tools.


  4. Musical about 'Amazing Grace' coming to Broadway this summerRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | The Star

    How sweet it is: A new musical about the composer of the hymn “Amazing Grace” is coming to Broadway. Producers said Wednesday that many of the cast who premiered the show in Chicago last year will return, including Tony Award nominee Josh Young and Tony winner Chuck Cooper.


  5. Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 4/18- Doctor Zhivago, Billy Elliot, and MoreRead the original story

    12 hrs ago |

    Do you ever wonder what your favorite Broadway, Off-Broadway, National Tour and regional stars are doing during intermission? Thanks to Andrew Keenan-Bolger and Max von Essen , dedicated performers and excited fans, now you can see for yourself. Three years ago, Keenan-Bolger, then in Mary Poppins, and von Essen, then in Xanadu, started the trend.


  6. Come fly with a Mary PoppinsaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Mercury-Register

    Chico >> Strong winds of March are over, but a swirling east wind will blow a magical nanny, “Mary Poppins,” into the lives of audiences. With a cast of 40, a live orchestra, unbelievable costumes and scenery, California Regional Theatre will perform the always welcome, “Mary Poppins” musical at the Center for the Arts opening Friday and running through May 10. Artistic director Bob Maness is quick to acknowledge it takes many talented experts to create the perfect performance.


  7. Oklahoma nonprofit and arts briefs briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Inspired by the exhibit "Intent to Deceive: Fakes and Forgeries in the Art World," Free Family Day at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art from noon to 5 p.m. May 3 invites visitors to find their inner detective as they explore the galleries with fun, hands-on activities. The event will feature a free screening of the animated film "A Cat in Paris" at 2 p.m. and a live performance by the Sugar Free Allstars at 4 p.m. Activities are appropriate for all ages.


  8. It's Official! Second Stage Completes Purchase of Broadway's Helen Hayes TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Broadway

    Broadway's Helen Hayes Theatre has a new owner! After a somewhat rocky period of negotiation , off-Broadway theater company Second Stage Theatre has completed its purchase of the Helen Hayes. Currently dark, the venue, located at 240 W. 44th Street, most recently housed long-running hit Rock of Ages.


  9. Peter Pan gets the prequel treatment in Rep's "Peter and the Starcatcher"Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | OnMilwaukee

    ... revisionist fairy tales are currently all the rage. Blake Robison: I am passionate about cross-generational works of theater what you might call family-friendly events. That said, I think it's extremely difficult to find pieces that speak equally ...


  10. Kenneth Branagh reuniting with 'Cinderella' Lily James in theater seriesRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    ... off the worldwide box-office success of Disney's "Cinderella," Kenneth Branagh will be heading back to the London theater scene to produce a new series of plays, including a staging of "Romeo and Juliet" starring his "Cinderella" leading lady Lily ...


  11. Are You ShakesBEERienced?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | KQED

    ... of Buck Hill Productions. Alexandra and John live in New Hampshire, but have deep ties to Silicon Valley and its theater community. In the Fall of 2013, McCluggage and Urbanowski decided to bring ShakesBEERience to San Jose for a one-time trial. As ...


  12. CNY Playhouse sells a sharp 'Glengarry Glen Ross'Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

    It's a rough world for salesmen in the American theater. First, Arthur Miller's "Death of a Salesman" redefined tragedy through Willy Loman, the sad old guy with the sample case.


  13. Opening night of 'Superstar' approachesRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Lisburn Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Next week the curtain goes up on what promises to be one of the theatre events of the season as Lisnagarvey Operatic Society brings the Andrew Lloyd Webber masterpiece Jesus Christ Superstar to the Island Hall stage.


  14. Second Stage Theatre Finally Closes on the Helen Hayes TheatreRead the original story

    19 hrs ago |

    Deadline reports that the nonprofit company closed on the Helen Hayes Theatre on Friday for $24.7 million, making Second Stage the fourth nonprofit company to operate a Tony-eligible Broadway theatre. This highly-anticipated news was eight years in the making, beginning when Second Stage 's artistic director Carole Roth man and executive director Casey Reitz made an offer on the theatre which they could not finance.


  15. You're the Top in Marriott Theatre's 'Anything Goes'Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Glorious music. Big dance numbers. And lots of madcap antics. No, you can't go wrong with Marriott Theatre's production of "Anything Goes" now playing through May 31 in their 40th anniversary season.


  16. ALADDIN Stars Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed to Lead Audition Tech, 5/16Read the original story

    20 hrs ago |

    A Class Act NY invites students to come join them for a magical workshop with the two stars of Aladdin, Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed in an awesome musical theatre audition technique workshop, May 16. Aside from working with these two broadway stars, Albert Guerzon of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, MAMMA MIA!, GHOST, and more will also be teaching a song/dance combo similar to what you would find at a real audition. In its first smash year, Aladdin has been seen by nearly three quarters of a million people and broken five New Amsterdam Theatre house records.


  17. Made in Cleveland: 'Phantom's' Kaley Ann Voorhees on...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago |

    ... interesting," says. During rehearsals last summer, when she left Point Park University, where she was studying music theater, to join the cast of "Phantom," the team bought her one of the boa constrictor undergarments so she could get used to the ...


  18. Arts Avenue: Milwaukee Repertory TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | WISN-TV



  19. Darren Criss Says He Became Sassy The First Time He Transformed Into HedwigRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | On Top Magazine

    Darren Criss talks about the "magic of drag" ahead of his debut as Hedwig in the Broadway production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch . Criss, who is best known for playing gay student Blaine Anderson on the Fox musical-comedy Glee , will take over the lead role when John Cameron Mitchell's engagement ends on April 26. Hedwig , which had a long off-Broadway run at New York City's Jane Street Theater and was later turned into a movie in 2001 starring Mitchell in the title role, tells the story of a transgender rock musician's search for "my other half."


  20. Evanston native Jessie Mueller to star in Sara Bareilles' 'Waitress'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    Mueller, who won the Tony Award for best leading actress in a musical last year, will star in the American Repertory Theater adaptation of the 2007 film starring Keri Russell. The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald.