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  1. Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for the White Feather Premiere at Union TheatreRead the original story

    42 min ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    This September, Arion Productions presents the world premiere of new British musical THE WHITE FEATHER at the Union Theatre, 16th September - 17th October 2015 . It tells the story of Georgina Briggs whose brother was one of over 300 allied soldiers executed for cowardice during the First World War.

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  2. Local Happenings: Danville's Museum on Main's 'Journey Stories' on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | San Jose Mercury News

    Inside and Out: Plein Air and Studio Works -- Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. This exhibit features recent works by seven Bay Area artists who paint together for inspiration and challenge.

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  3. Local Happenings: Danville's Museum on Main's "Journey Stories" on displayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Contra Costa Times

    Inside and Out: Plein Air and Studio Works -- Noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. This exhibit features recent works by seven Bay Area artists who paint together for inspiration and challenge.

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  4. Emmy Rossum engagedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KJRH

    Actress EMMY ROSSUM has ended the summer with an engagement ring and a wedding to plan after accepting her writer/director boyfriend SAM ESMAIL's proposal. Rossum and Esmail, who directed his bride-to-be in last year's romantic comedy/drama Comet, have been dating for two years.

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  5. Drama Talk & Drinks: The Phantom of the Opera - "No means no"Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Mission Mission

    If you grew up in the 80s and 90s, and in a family that encouraged an interest in the theatre, you probably saw The Phantom of the Opera . We both did, several times, and when we heard there was a new tour of it coming to SHN's Orpheum Theater we were interested to see how it aged.

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  6. the Book of Mormon Sets Lottery Policy for Citi Emerson Colonial Theatre RunRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Circle Award for Best Musical; five Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, the 2011 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album; four Outer Critics Circle Awards, including Best Musical, and the Drama League Award for Best Musical. THE BOOK OF ...

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  7. Chip: Matt Barkley Will Start Against Jets a " Birds 24/7Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

    Matt Barkley will get the start Thursday against the Jets, Chip Kelly confirmed. He'll be first up as he and Tim Tebow square off one last time for the rights to the third quarterback job.

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  8. American Psycho Writer Robert Aguirre-Sacasa Working on Brides of Dracula Series for NBCRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | BroadwayWorld.com

    According to Deadline , SPIDER-MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK and AMERICAN PSYCHO's writer Robert Aguirre-Sacasa will soon be bringing a bit of horror to NBC. The network has enlisted Aguirre-Sacasa and super-hero series savant Greg Berlanti to bring the project, a modern retelling of the brides of Dracula, to life.

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  9. This Couple Arrived to Their Wedding Reception on Unicorn Jet SkisRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Bride's Magazine

    Just a warning: Newlyweds Michael Buchanan and Jason Gilbert are about to embody your wedding goals. The grooms, who got married at a friend's home on Michigan's Lake Allegan on August 23, had the reception entrance to end all reception entrances - they rode up on unicorn jet skis! After a gorgeous lakeside ceremony attended by 80 guests, the duo hopped onto their water-bound rides and completely blew their friends and family away.

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  10. See Eddie Redmayne Transform Into Transgender Pioneer in "Girl" TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Playbill

    Eddie Redmayne , who took home an Oscar this past spring for his leading performance in "The Theory of Everything," will next portray transgender pioneer Lili Elbe in "The Danish Girl." Directed by Tom Hooper, the film opens Nov. 27. Born in Denmark in 1882 as Einar Wegener, Elbe underwent one of the first sex reassignment surgery operations after living as a woman for a number of years.

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  11. Matilda Reaches a Broadway MilestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Playbill

    Based on the Roald Dahl novel "Matilda," the show tells the story of an unusually bright little girl who refuses to be ground down by parents who despise her or by a cartoonishly evil school headmistress named Miss Trunchbull who is determined to break her spirit. With the help of her kindly schoolteacher Miss Honey, Matilda uses her intelligence, her love of books and a mysterious secret super power to prevail over those who would repress her.

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  12. Casting Announced for Broadway-Bound Waterfall Musical at 5th Avenue TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Playbill

    The show features a book and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr. and music by David Shire . It will be co-directed by Tak Viravan and Dan Knechtges with choreography by Knechtges and music direction by John McDaniel .

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  13. Fansies Rejoice! Watch Andrew Keenan-Bolger Sing Brand-New Song from Newsies TourRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Playbill

    Andrew Keenan-Bolger , who originated the role of Crutchie on Broadway, performed a new song written for his character in the national tour of Newsies , at 54 Below's Newsboys of New York Reunite concert Aug. 24. In Newsies , Crutchie, a paperboy who walks with a crutch, is thought to be lucky by the other paperboys because he sells more papers due to his affliction. He befriends Jack Kelly, the leader of the newsboy strike.

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  14. Is This the Next Gavroche? Adorable 3-Year-Old Belts...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Playbill

    Adorably precocious three-year-old Koen has memorized every word of "Do You Hear The People Sing?" from Les Misrables and belts the anthem of resistance with all the power in his tiny body in a new YouTube video. His mother, Erin Frehner, posted the video on YouTube Aug. 25, and it has already gathered more than 264,000 views.

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  15. Photo Special: "I Have Found!" Celebrating Carolee Carmello on the Musical StageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Playbill

    Three-time Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello , who is currently starring as Mrs. du Maurier in the Broadway musical Finding Neverland , celebrates her birthday on September 1. Playbill.com looks back at Carmello's busy and prolific stage career spanning 25 years. Happy birthday, Carolee! Carmello has played leading roles in 13 Broadway musicals, including her Tony-nominated performance in Scandalous , where she portrayed the infamous evangelist, Aimee Semple McPherson.

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  16. "Bessie," Starring Queen Latifah, Now Available On Blu-rayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Playbill

    "Bessie," the movie about the life of jazz and blues legend Bessie Smith, arrives on Blu-ray Sept. 1. It stars Queen Latifah as the titular character.

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  17. Patti LuPone Will Return to "Penny Dreadful" in New Role and As Series RegularRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Playbill

    Olivier and two-time Tony winner Patti LuPone , recently seen in the Lincoln Center Theater production of Shows For Days , will return to the Showtime drama series "Penny Dreadful" this season as a series regular. The Broadway favorite, who guest-starred last season as the Cut-Wife, will now be seen in the role of Dr. Seward, an American therapist who treats Vanessa with an unconventional new approach.

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  18. The SpongeBob Musical Announces NYC Audition DatesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Playbill

    "Who lives in a pineapple under the sea?" It could be you! The recently announced "SpongeBob Squarepants" musical has set audition dates for New York City. Auditions for The SpongeBob Musical will be held Sept.

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  19. "We Love Jesus, But We Drink A Little!" Hear First Clips ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Playbill

    Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical , the new stage production that distills the spirit of the popular television series, makes its world premiere Sept. 2 in at the Dallas Theatre Center.

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  20. My Secret Wellington: Ludwig Treviranus, concert pianistRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Stuff.co.nz

    Back, then he was a student at Upper Hutt's Oxford Crescent School, singing with his class. This week, his playing will accompany a choir of 800 school children in the five-day spectacular.

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