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Photos: 2009 Curtain Call Flashback

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A look back at some of the most exciting curtain calls of 2009! 

Photos: 2009 Curtain Call Flashback
Daniel Craig & Hugh Jackman during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for A STEADY RAIN

Photos: 2009 Curtain Call Flashback
Daniel Craig & Hugh Jackman during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for A STEADY RAIN

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Hugh Jackman during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for A STEADY RAIN

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LaChanze during the Openinhg Night Curtain Call for The NY City Center Production of THE WIZ at City Center

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Orlando Jones, Ashanti, LaChanze during the Openinhg Night Curtain Call for The NY City Center Production of THE WIZ at City Center

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Ashanti & Nigel & Orlando Jones during the Openinhg Night Curtain Call for The NY City Center Production of THE WIZ

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Brooke Shields, Jennifer Aniston during the Curtain Call for the 9th Annual Production of The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway

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Ashton Kutcher & Demi Moore during the Curtain Call for the 9th Annual Production of The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway

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ensemble featuring: John Krasinski, Rachel Dratch, Eva Mendes, Fisher Stevens, Ashton Kutcher, Demi Moore, Rosie Perez, Amber Tambln, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Mackie, Brooke Shields, Jennifer Aniston during the Curtain Call for the 9th Annual Production of The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway

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Cheyenne Jackson, Jim Norton & Kate Baldwin during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for FINIAN'S RAINBOW at the ST. James

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Jim Norton & Kate Baldwin during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for FINIAN'S RAINBOW at the ST. James

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Michael Therriault & Michael Boatman with the ensemble cast featuring: Michael McCormick, Rosena M. Hill, Jenny Fellner, IDara Victor & Mark Ledbetter during the Opening Night Performance curtain call for TIN PAN ALLEY RAG at the Laura Pels Theatre

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Michael Therriault & Michael Boatman with the ensemble cast featuring: Michael McCormick, Rosena M. Hill, Jenny Fellner, IDara Victor & Mark Ledbetter during the Opening Night Performance curtain call for TIN PAN ALLEY RAG

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Eryn Murman, Eric Rubbe, Steven Stafford, Marty Thomas, Kristy Cates, Ben Knox, Dan Amboyer & JamaAl Wilson with the ensemble 2009 Fringe Festival Opening Performance Curtain Call for The Knoxious Productions and imPULSE Theatre production of FOR THE LOVE OF CHRIST!

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Opening Night Performance Curtain Call showing Anna Deavere Smith starring in LET ME DOWN EASY at the Second Stage Theatre in New York City

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Opening Night Performance Curtain Call showing Anna Deavere Smith starring in LET ME DOWN EASY at the Second Stage Theatre in New York City

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Emily Skinner starring in The Signature Theatre Production of DIRTY BLONDE at the ARK Theatre in Arlington, Virgina

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Hugh Nees, Emily Skinner starring in The Signature Theatre Production of DIRTY BLONDE at the ARK Theatre in Arlington, Virgina

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Jonathan Groff during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for The Public Theater production of THE BACCHAE at Shakespeare in The Park, Delacorte Theatrte

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Anthony Mackie during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for The Public Theater production of THE BACCHAE at Shakespeare in The Park

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Curtain Call for "LOOPED" starring Valerie Harper as Tallulah Bankhead at the Arena Stage with Jay Goede

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Curtain Call for "LOOPED" starring Valerie Harper as Tallulah Bankhead at the Arena Stage

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Ensemble cast featuring: Reg Rogers, Tony Roberts, RoseMary Harris, Jan Maxwell & Kelli Barrett during the Manhattan Theatre Club's Productions Opening Night Curtain Call for "The Royal Family"

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oseMary Harris, Tony Roberts & Jan Maxwell during the Manhattan Theatre Club's Productions Opening Night Curtain Call for "The Royal Family"

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Anne Hathaway & Raul Esparza during the Opening Performance Curtain Call for TWELFTH NIGHT

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Audra McDonald, Raul Esparza, Anne Hathaway during the Opening Performance Curtain Call for TWELFTH NIGHT

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Justin Kirk during the Opening Night Curtain Call for THE UNDERSTUDY at the Laura Pels Theatre

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar during the Opening Night Curtain Call for THE UNDERSTUDY at the Laura Pels Theatre

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Julie White during the Opening Night Curtain Call for THE UNDERSTUDY at the Laura Pels Theatre

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Bill Pullman during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for "OLEANNA" at the Golden Theatre

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Julia Stiles during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for "OLEANNA" at the Golden Theatre

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Bill Pullman & Julia Stiles during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for "OLEANNA" at the Golden Theatre

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Jude Law during the Opening Night performance Curtain Call for HAMLET starring Jude Law on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre

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Jude Law during the Opening Night performance Curtain Call for HAMLET starring Jude Law on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre

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Sienna Miller & Jonny Lee Miller during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for the Roundabout Theatre Company's Production of AFTER MISS JULIE

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Marin Ireland, Sienna Miller & Jonny Lee Miller during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for the Roundabout Theatre Company's Production of AFTER MISS JULIE

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Sienna Miller during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for the Roundabout Theatre Company's Production of AFTER MISS JULIE

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Laurie Metcalf during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call of Neil Simon's "Bighton Beach Memoirs"

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Gracie Bea Lawrence, Jessica Hecht, Laurie Metcalf, Noah Robbins, Dennis Boustikaris during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call of Neil Simon's "Bighton Beach Memoirs"

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Brian Stokes Mitchell, Emily Loesser, Jo Sullivan Loesser, Paul McCartney, Audra McDonald, Marc Kudisch, Patrick Wilson at The Curtain Call for Chance & Chemistry: A Centennial Celebration of Frank Loesser- an Actors Fund Benefit at the Minskoff Theatre

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Paul McCartney & Abby Cadabby & Jo Sullivan Loesser at The Curtain Call for Chance & Chemistry: A Centennial Celebration of Frank Loesser- an Actors Fund Benefit

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Paul McCartney at The Curtain Call for Chance & Chemistry: A Centennial Celebration of Frank Loesser- an Actors Fund Benefit

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Michael McKean & Jon Michael Hill during the "Superior Donuts" Opening Night Curtain Call

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Jon Michael Hill during the "Superior Donuts" Opening Night Curtain Call at the Music Box Theatre

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Ana Gasteyer & Marc Kudisch during the Closing night performance Curtain Call for the Encores production of 'Girl Crazy' at NY City Center

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Chris Diamantopoulos & Becki Newton during the Closing night performance Curtain Call for the Encores production of 'Girl Crazy' at NY City Center

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Mylinda Hull, Wayne Knight, Ana Gasteyer, Chris Diamantopoulos, Becki Newton, Marc Kudisch, Gregory Wooddell, Daniel Stewart Sherman during the Closing night performance Curtain Call for the Encores production of 'Girl Crazy' at NY City Center

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Jimmy Smits, Ken Stott, Christine Lahti & Annie Potts take their first bows in GOD OF CARNAGE at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

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Christine Lahti & Annie Potts take their first bows in GOD OF CARNAGE

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Jimmy Smits, Ken Stott take their first bows in GOD OF CARNAGE at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

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Nicholas Rodriguez (One Life To Live) & Nancy Opel (All My Children), Nick Cordero, Celina Carvajal & Jonathan Root and the cast of THE TOXIC AVENGER during a Curtain Call at the World Stages Theatre

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Raymond Bokhour & Chandra Wilson with Brian Spitulnik during the debut performance Curtain Call of Three-Time Emmy Award Nominee Chandra Wilson as Matron "Mama" Morton in the Razzle Dazzle Broadway Smash CHICAGO

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Stephen Flaherty, Terrence McNally, E.L. Doctorow during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for the Broadway Musical "RAGTIME" at The Neil Simon Theatre in New York City

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Robert Petkoff, Sarah Rosenthal, Christopher Cox, Christiane Noll, Quentin Earl Darrington, Stephanie Umoh, Bobby Steggert, Jonathan Hammond during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for the Broadway Musical "RAGTIME"

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Kylil Christopher Williams during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for the Broadway Musical "RAGTIME"

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Broadway's Record Breaking Musical Smash CHICAGO welcomes Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Ashlee Simpson-Wentz in her Broadway Debut as Rosie Hart with Deidre Goodwin

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Broadway's Record Breaking Musical Smash CHICAGO welcomes Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Ashlee Simpson-Wentz with Brent Barrett and Deidre Goodwin

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Broadway's Record Breaking Musical Smash CHICAGO welcomes Multi-Platinum Recording Artist Ashlee Simpson-Wentz in her Broadway Debut as Rosie Hart with Deidre Goodwin

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Catherine Zeta-Jones & Angela Lansbury during the Opening night Performance Curtain Call for Broadway's "A Little Night Music" at the Water Kerr Theatre

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Catherine Zeta-Jones & Angela Lansbury during the Opening night Performance Curtain Call for Broadway's "A Little Night Music" at the Water Kerr Theatre

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Cheyenne Jackson during the NY City Center ENCORES! production of "Finian's Rainbow" at their Closing Night Performance Curtain Call

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Stephanie J. Block, Allison Janney, Megan Hilty during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for " 9 to 5 the Musical "

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Dolly Parton during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for " 9 to 5 the Musical " at the Marriott Marquis Theatre in Times Square

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Dolly Parton during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for " 9 to 5 the Musical " at the Marriott Marquis Theatre in Times Square

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Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for WEST SIDE STORY at the Palace Theatre

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Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for WEST SIDE STORY at the Palace Theatre

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Kristin Chenoweth & Douglas Sills during the final performance curtain call for the NY City Center ENCORES! production of MUSIC IN THE AIR

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Will Ferrell during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for Will Ferrell in "You're Welcome America. A Final Night with George W. Bush" at the Cort Theatre in New York City

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Harvey Fierstein during the final performance curtain call for HAIRSPRAY ( The winner of Eight Tony Awards, finishing it's run of 2.641 performances as the 19th Longest-running show in Broadway History ) at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York City

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Dwayne Cooper, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Constantine Rousouli during the final performance curtain call for HAIRSPRAY ( The winner of Eight Tony Awards, finishing it's run of 2.641 performances as the 19th Longest-running show in Broadway History ) at the Neil Simon Theatre

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Harvey Fierstein & Marissa Jaret Winokur( with Ensemble casts Past & Present ) during the final performance curtain call for HAIRSPRAY ( The winner of Eight Tony Awards, finishing it's run of 2.641 performances as the 19th Longest-running show in Broadway History ) at the Neil Simon Theatre

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Jane Fonda during the Opening Night performance Curtain Call for " 33 VARIATIONS " at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre

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Jane Fonda during the Opening Night performance Curtain Call for " 33 VARIATIONS " at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre

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James Gandolfini during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for GOD OF CARNAGE at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre

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Marcia Gay Harden & Hope Davis & James Gandolfini & Jeff Daniels during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for GOD OF CARNAGE

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Lauren Graham, Oliver Platt, Kate Jennings Grant , Craig Bierko during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for " GUYS and DOLLS " at the Nederlander Theatre

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Malcolm Gets & Will Chase during the "The Story of My Life" Opening Night Curtain Call at the Booth Theatre

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Margarita Levieva, Andre De Shields, Joan Allen, Jeremy Irons, Marsha Mason & Michael T. Weiss during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for IMPRESSIONISM at the Schoenfeld Theatre

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Leslie Kritzer & Doug Kreeger during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for "ROOMS A ROCK ROMANCE" at the Worls Stages Theatre

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Leslie Kritzer & Doug Kreeger during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for "ROOMS A ROCK ROMANCE" at the Worls Stages Theatre

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upert Everett & Angela Lansbury during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for Noel Coward's BLITHE SPIRIT at the Shubert Theatre

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Amy Spangler & Constantine Maroulis & James Carpinello & ensemble cast during the Opening Night Performance curtain call for ROCK OF AGES

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Amy Spangler & Constantine Maroulis & James Carpinello & ensemble cast during the Opening Night Performance curtain call for ROCK OF AGES

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Lewis Cleale, Betsy Morgan, Judy Blazer during the Dress Rehearsal for the World Premiere production of Michael John LaChiusa's GIANT at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virgina

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Ashley Robinson during the Dress Rehearsal for the World Premiere production of Michael John LaChiusa's GIANT at the Signature Theatre in Arlington, Virgina

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Alice Ripley during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain for "NEXT TO NORMAL

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J. Robert Spencer, Alice Ripley, Jennifer Damiano, Adam Chandler-Berat during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain for "NEXT TO NORMAL

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Aaron Tveit, J. Robert Spencer, Alice Ripley, Jennifer Damiano, Adam Chandler-Berat, Louis Hobson during the Broadway Opening Night Performance Curtain for "NEXT TO NORMAL"

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Estelle Parsons during the Curtain Call of Elizabeth Ashley and other returning Original Cast members in AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY at the Music Box Theatre

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Faith Prince with ensemble cast: Sean Palmer, Sierra Boggess Curtain Call during the debut performance on Broadway by Faith Prince as Ursula in THE LITTLE MERMAID at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre

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Faith Prince with ensemble cast: Sean Palmer, Sierra Boggess, Norm Lewis Curtain Call during the debut performance on Broadway by Faith Prince as Ursula in THE LITTLE MERMAID at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre

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Faith Prince Curtain Call during the debut performance on Broadway by Faith Prince as Ursula in THE LITTLE MERMAID

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Geoffrey Rush during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for EXIT THE KING at the Barrymore Theatre

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Susan Sarandon Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for EXIT THE KING at the Barrymore Theatre

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Geoffrey Rush & Susan Sarandon during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for EXIT THE KING at the Barrymore Theatre

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Stephen Sondheim & Natasha Richardson during the Curtain Call for the Roundabout Theatre Company's Concert Gala of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Studio 54

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Mary Louise Parker, Michael Ceveris during the Curtain Call for the Opening Night performance of the Roundabout Theatre Company's production of HEDDA GABLER

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Megan Lawrence, Darius Nichols, Kacie Sheik, Sasha Allen, Gavin Creel, Will Swenson, Caissie Levy & Bryce Ryness with James Rado during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre in New York

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Will Swenson during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call for HAIR: THE AMERICAN TRIBAL LOVE-ROCK MUSICAL at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre

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Alexander Hanson, Catherine Zeta-Jones & Angela Lansbury during the Opening night Performance Curtain Call for Broadway's "A Little Night Music" at the Water Kerr Theatre

Photos: 2009 Curtain Call Flashback
Gracie Bea Lawrence, Jessica Hecht, Laurie Metcalf, Noah Robbins, Dennis Boustikaris during the Opening Night Performance Curtain Call of Neil Simon's "Bighton Beach Memoirs"

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Natasha Richardson during the Curtain Call for the Roundabout Theatre Company's Concert Gala of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Studio 54

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.


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