PETER AND THE STARRRR CATCHER Celebrates Talk Like a Pirate Day Sep 19

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The producers of Peter and the Starcatcher, the five-time Tony Award-winning play by Rick Elice, will celebrate the 10th annual International Talk Like a Pirate Day on Wednesday, September 19th, with a special “Stache Day” in honor of their own pirate, Black Stache. On the morning of September 19th, the first 100 fans […]

20at20 is Back! – $20 Tickets to Off-Broadway Shows Sep 4-23

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The Off Broadway Alliance will again sponsor 20at20, the bi-annual celebration of Off Broadway.  The popular promotion, which begins September 4th and continues through September 23, makes $20 tickets for more than 30 Off Broadway plays and musicals available to theatre-goers twenty minutes prior to curtain.  Now in its 6th year, 20at20 has […]

Olympics 2012 News: Stomp Will Perform at Closing Ceremony

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Performers from the London Production of Stomp are gearing up to appear during the London summer Olympics closing ceremony on August 12. More than 40 cast members from the long-running production will appear among the estimated 15,000 participants. The Closing Ceremony of the Olympic Games is titled ‘A Symphony of British Music’ and […]

KIMBERLY STERN RETURNS TO THE CAST OF SILENCE! THE MUSICAL

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Kimberly Stern is returning to the cast of Off-Broadway’s SILENCE! The Musical today, July 18th in the role of Buffalo Bill’s plus-sized victim, Catherine Martin. Today also marks the first performance of SILENCE! The Musical at its new home, the brand new Elektra Theatre in Times Square. The Elektra Theatre (673 Eighth Avenue […]

‘The Last Smoker in America’ begins off Broadway Performances

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The raucous, irreverent, and unfiltered new Off-Broadway musical comedy The Last Smoker in America, with book and lyrics by Tony Award Nominee Bill Russell (Side Show) and music by Drama Desk Nominee Peter Melnick (Adrift in Macao), with direction by Tony Award winning producer and director Andy Sandberg (Hair; Gore Vidal’s The Best […]

Krysta Rodriguez of Broadway’s The Addams Family Joins Smash Cast; Leslie Odom Jr. Becomes Series Regular

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More casting news for the musical TV series “Smash.” Raza Jaffrey’s (Karen’s boyfriend, Dev) exit leaves room for a new roommate. Krysta Rodriguez will play that roommate. Rodriguez will play Ana, a full regular cast member in season two. She will play Karen’s (Katherine McPhee) “fun and spunky” new roomie. The character is […]

Off-Broadway Rent Revival Sets Closing Date

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The off Broadway production will not have the extraordinarily long run that its successful Broadway incarnation had. Producers of the recent production of Rent have announced that the musical will close after the performance on Sunday, September 9. The production will have played 32 previews and 450 performances. Rent, which is written by […]

“Smash” Adds Rising Star Andy Mientus to Second Season

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Andy Mientus, last seen in the recent off Broadway production of Carrie, has signed on to play Kyle, an aspiring musical theater writer from Brooklyn, on the second season of “Smash.” Mientus is the final installment of the three additions to the “Smash” cast to be announced. He joins Jeremy Jordan of Disney’s […]

Woody Harrelson to direct ‘Bullet for Adolf’ at New World Stages

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Emmy Award winner and two-time Academy Award nominee Woody Harrelson will direct the American premiere of Bullet for Adolf, a play he co-wrote with friend Frankie Hyman. The play, received its world premiere last spring at the Hart House in Toronto, Canada. Performances will begin Thursday, July 19, 2012 at New World Stages, […]

Tony Award Nominated ‘Other Desert Cities’ to End Limited Run

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After a successful run Off Broadway, Lincoln Center Theater’s critically acclaimed production of Jon Robin Baitz’s Other Desert Cities opened November 3rd at the Booth Theatre on 45th Street.  The Joe Mantello directed serio-comedy will end its limited engagement as scheduled on Sunday, June 17, 2012, just a week after the Tony Awards. Other Desert […]