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  1. Actress Brenda Vaccaro to replace Valerie Harper in Maine play as Harper rests, recoversRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Weyburn This Week

    ... g time with her family. Vaccaro has received an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe Award, the People's Choice Award, and the Theater World Award. She's also received Academy Award and Tony Award nominations.


  2. Valerie Harper: 'I am not in a coma'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | USA Today

    Valerie Harper: 'I am not in a coma' The actress says she had a bad reaction to her medication. Check out this story on Actress Valerie Harper was hospitalized July 29, 2015 after she lost consciousness during a performance of 'Nice Work If You Can Get It' at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine.


  3. Gallery: Peppa Pig at Ipswich fun day in honour of charities which helped heart-condition babyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | East Anglian Daily Times

    Families enjoyed the good weather at The Oaks Primary School funday. L-R Princess Elsa , Kirsty and Alice Tierney-Jones, Tara Ashton.


  4. 'West Side Story' by YPCCC - My ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Over seventy students from towns including East Hampton, Portland, Middletown, Marlborough, Durham, Middlefield, Haddam, and Guilford have been hard at work this summer putting together Leonard Bernstein's musical theater masterpiece 'West Side Story.' The talented group of teens under the direction of Rachel Mansfield presented their performances this weekend at their new venue, the massive stage at Coginchaug Regional High School in Durham.


  5. Valerie Harper Gives Fans Health Update Following HospitalizationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Huffington Post

    ... battled cancer , was starring in the musical "Nice Work If You Can Get It" at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine. The theater said Brenda Vaccaro will take over for Harper for the remainder of the play in a statement released Saturday . "Valerie is ...


  6. Andrew Lloyd Webber Talks Wanting One More Hit, New Song for CATS,...Read the original story

    4 hrs ago |

    With long-running smash hits like THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA and CATS, Andrew Lloyd Webber is ready for a new musical hit- and a fresh take on his classics. Lloyd Webber recently revealed that he has written a new song for CATS which he plans to put into the current revival.


  7. Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 8/01 Part 2- Fun Home Kids...Read the original story

    5 hrs ago |

    BroadwayWorld collected as many of yesterday's evening Saturday Intermission Pics as we could to bring you Part 2 of our August 1 #SIP round-up! Check out Part 1 HERE . 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.


  8. BWW Reviews: Voices of the South Celebrates Its 20th Season with Temple of the DogRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    ... enjoyed the performances of Pamela Poletti (her " Kate Keller " in Miller's ALL MY SONS at Germantown Community Theater was beautifully interpreted). Here, her accent is entirely believable, and she gives wonderful shadings to her line readings. ...


  9. Naomi Price gives Jessie J and Benji Madden the shivers with her...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

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  10. an Act of God, Starring Jim Parsons, Concludes Limited Engagement Tonight on BroadwayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    The new Broadway comedy An Act of God , starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons , began performances on May 7 and will close today, August 2, 2015, at Studio 54 . Joining Parsons is two-time Tony Award nominee Christopher Fitzgerald as "Michael" & Tim Kazurinsky as "Gabriel".


  11. In Utah, 'Book Of Mormon' Strikes A ChordRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | National Public Radio

    The Tony Award-winning musical, The Book of Mormon , opened in Salt Lake City last week. The sendup of missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is getting a rousing reception.


  12. Actress Valerie Harper out of hospital, resting with familyRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    In this May 7, 2014 file photo, actress and cancer survivor Valerie Harper, testifies before a Senate Special Committee on Aging hearing to examine the fight against cancer on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Ogunquit Playhouse says actress Valerie Harper has been hospitalized after falling ill before a performance.


  13. Mark Winkler: Jazz and Other Four Letter WordsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | All About Jazz

    Vocalist Mark Winkler has been something of a victim of his own talent: his work as a vocalist has often been routinely ignored or overlooked, largely eclipsed by his renown as a songwriter. But the tide seems to be turning for this cool school singer-of-note.


  14. Photo Flash: Aladdin's Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed Meet Aladdin Das Musical StarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2000 |

    Broadway's ALADDIN stars Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed recently met with their German counterparts- the stars of the upcoming Hamburg premiere of ALADDIN DAS MUSICAL. Jacobs posted a picture of the two couples to Instagram , with the caption, "Seeing double? It's Aladdin and Jasmine from the German cast of Aladdin opening in December!" Check it out below! Disney's Aladdin, the Tony Award-winning new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, is now in its second smash year on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre .


  15. BWW Review: Who Could Ask for Anything More of Ogunquit's Nice Work If You Can Get it?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago |

    Now through August 15, Ogunquit Playhouse, 10 Main Street , Ogunquit, Maine; tickets start at $44 and are available online at or by calling the Box Office at 207-646-5511. You won't be slipped a Mickey Finn, but Maine's Ogunquit Playhouse will knock you off your feet with its "delischious" production of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT running through August 15. Chock-a-block full of bootleggers, playboys, dancing girls and prohibitionists, NICE WORK is a non-stop musical feast with non-stop screwball laughs.


  16. Back to Heaven! An Act of God, Starring Jim Parsons, Ends Broadway EngagementRead the original story w/Photo

    14 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, ends its New York City engagement Aug. 2 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 and opened May 28. Written by "God," transcribed by 13-time Emmy Award winner David Javerbaum and directed by Tony Award winner Joe Mantello , An Act of God has scenic design by Tony Award winner Scott Pask , costume design by Tony Award nominee David Zinn , lighting design by Hugh Vanstone , sound design by Drama Desk Award winner Fitz Patton and projection design by Drama Desk Award winner Peter Nigrini .


  17. This Week's Picks! Jazz It Up with Laura Osnes, Hip-Hop to Hamilton & ...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Broadway

    ... at Richard Rodgers Theatre Yes, we know it was tough to see Hamilton during its initial off-Broadway run. The Public Theater run was sold out. It was too cold outside. You were organizing your takeout menus. Stop making excuses! Just do whatever you ...


  18. Playhouse: Valerie Harper will not return to Maine showRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WKBT

    Actress Valerie Harper continues to recover after falling ill before a performance at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine, but she will not return to the show, theater officials said Saturday. The playhouse's executive artistic director said Harper is with family.


  19. Valerie Harper Replaced in 'Nice Work If You Can Get It' Following Hospital StayRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WVII

    Even though Valerie Harper ensured fans that she is feeling better after being rushed to the hospital Wednesday, she is bowing out of the musical she's currently starring in. The Ogunquit Playhouse, the Maine theater company putting on the production of Nice Work If You Can Get It , announced that Academy Award-nominated actress Brenda Vaccaro will be stepping into the role of Millicent Winter through the end of the play's run on Aug. 15. "Valerie is feeling great right now and we want her to continue to rest and to enjoy her family," Executive Artistic Director Bradford Kenney said in the playhouse's press release.


  20. Valerie Harper Addresses Fans Over Recent Hospitalization in MaineRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WebProNews

    Valerie Harper addressed her fans in a Facebook post on Friday about rumors surrounding her recent hospitalization in Maine. Rumors had the Mary Tyler Moore Show star-known for her role as the quirky Rhoda Morgenstern -in a coma and at death's door.