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  1. Motown the MusicalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Broward-Palm Beach

    Although she's been playing Diana Ross in Motown the Musical for two years on a U.S. tour, she's been singing like a Supreme ever since she was a little girl in Chicago.

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  2. Next Broadway Marcus season offers 'Elf,' 'Sound of Music,' Carole KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... Far Away," "You've Got a Friend" and "One Fine Day," into a story about King's life as a songwriter and performer. Theater-goers can choose six-show packages at $199-$599 or a seven-show package that adds "The Book of Mormon." Subscriptions are on ...

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  3. The Book of Mormon on stage at Ruth Eckerd HallRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Tampa Bay Newspapers

    ... 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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  4. Broadway's 'Tuck Everlasting' hopes for eternal experienceRead the original story

    Yesterday | My Mother Lode

    Andrew Keenan-Bolger isn't tapping into his vulnerable side for his next Broadway role. He's trying to be utterly fearless.

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  5. Albright Theatre to explore 'Other Desert Cities' Feb. 26-March 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Herald

    The Albright Theatre is proud to present "Other Desert Cities" by Jon Robin Baitz. The critically acclaimed drama explores the hidden secrets that both hold a family together and threaten to tear it apart.

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  6. Grosses: On Your Feet's Rhythm Is Still Gonna Get You, Even in Winter WeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Broadway

    The Estefans are showing no signs of taking a sitting break. Their Broadway bio-musical On Your Feet! finished the first week of February - generally considered a sluggish period across the boards - by grossing in over $1 million.

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  7. Broadway Box-Office Analysis: Star Power Still Counts at The Window as Blackbird Takes OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Playbill

    Though many shows saw a dip in profits this past week, the season is still shaping up to be one for the books. Blackbird , the drama starring Jeff Daniels and Michelle Williams , marks the first of many spring newcomers and was over 90 percent full in its first shows.

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  8. Provincetown Theater plans 14 shows for 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Cape Cod Times

    Tristan DiVincenzo, new executive artistic director there, today announced a season that runs from March through December, with often back-to-back shows, including nine shoulder-season shows presented or produced by the new Provincetown Theater Community Project , known as PTCP. That PTCP initiative is designed, according to a press release, to bring the community together, have the theater serve as a cultural resource, and develop local theater artists, companies and producers.

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  9. Unabridged Shakespeare at McCain is a delightRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Manhattan Mercury

    Actors from the London Stage presented A Midsummer Night's Dream to a near capacity downstairs only McCain Auditorium crowd as part of this month's celebration of "Shakespeare in the Little Apple." Were they good? Were they ever.

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  10. Review: Pennsylvania Playhouse's 'Vanya and Sonia and Masha ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Morning Call

    Pennsylvania Playhouse presents a sharp and biting comedy with "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike," the Tony-winning play by Bucks County resident Christopher Durang. George B. Miller has embraced the references to Russian playwright Anton Chekhov, whose plays such as "The Seagull," "Uncle Vanya" and "The Cherry Orchard" inspired Durang, as he briskly directs the cast portraying a trio of dysfunctional siblings.

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  11. Epcot: 'Circle of Life' movie closed for enhancementsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Orlando Sentinel

    "The Circle of Life: An Environmental Fable" film, which has shown at Epcot since 1995, is undergoing enhancements, according to the official Walt Disney World website. The 20-minute movie features Simba, Timon and Pumbaa, characters from Disney blockbuster "The Lion King," with a conservation message.

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  12. a Red Orchid Theatre Extends the MutilatedRead the original story

    Monday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Due to popular demand, A Red Orchid Theatre has extended its critically-acclaimed production of Tennessee Williams ' The Mutilated, directed by Ensemble Member Dado. The Mutilated will now run through March 13, 2016.

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  13. Photo Flash: Tinkerbelle the Dog Visits a Taste of Things to Come at Bucks County PlayhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... at the Kennedy Center and Mark Taper Forum and presented in a world-premiere production at Los Angeles' Coronet Theater. Lena Gabrielle will serve as the production's musical director. Steven Kemp is scenic designer with lighting design by Nathan W. ...

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  14. Omaha Community Playhouse Welcomes New Artistic DirectorRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... the Broadway premiere of The Scottsboro Boys (directed / choreographed by Susan Stroman ). Hickman holds a B.F.A. in theater performance and directing from Columbus State University in Georgia. She is the recipient of the Alec Baldwin Directing ...

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  15. Industry Insight: Weekly Grosses Analysis - 2/8Read the original story

    Monday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Welcome to this week's edition of our new WEEKLY GROSSES ANALYSIS - read on for all the weekly grosses statistics for the movers and shakers from the latest grosses , for the week ending 2/7/2016.

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  16. Stage Tube: Natalie Weiss Plays 'Heads Up' on the Tyler Mount VlogRead the original story

    Monday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Popular Broadway Youtube personality, Tyler Mount, recently welcomed Breaking Down the Riff's creator NATALIE WEISS, for the latest episode of his web series, THE TYLER MOUNT VLOG. Below, catch the YouTube star discussing how her popular series got its start, advice to aspiring performers, and of course, a hilarious game of 'Heads Up'.

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  17. Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats to Preen on Screen?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Playbill

    Movie rights to the musical reportedly are owned by Universal, and Hooper is hoping to partner with the Les Misrables production company Working Title on the project. A Broadway revival of Cats is scheduled for this summer.

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  18. FSCJ Artist Series to Present MOTOWN, 4/19-24Read the original story

    Monday | BroadwayWorld.com

    Directed by Charles Randolph-Wright , MOTOWN THE MUSICAL is the true American dream story of Motown founder Berry Gordy 's journey from featherweight boxer to the heavyweight music mogul who launched the careers of Diana Ross , Michael Jackson , Stevie Wonder , Smokey Robinson , Marvin Gaye and so many more. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL comes to Jacksonville's Times-Union Center April 19-24, 2016 for 6 performances only.

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  19. From The Backfield To Broadway: Eddie George Runs With 'Chicago'Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | WBNS

    ... Man Holiday" and "The Game Plan." Clearly bitten by the acting bug, George has been taking on the stage in Tennessee theater circles. Most recently, he played the roles of Othello and Julius Caesar at the Nashville Shakespeare Festival. It was, in ...

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  20. Broadwaya s a Tuck Everlastinga hopes for eternal experienceRead the original story

    Monday | KDWN

    Andrew Keenan-Bolger isn't tapping into his vulnerable side for his next Broadway role. He's trying to be utterly fearless.

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