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Martin Beck Theatre (New York, NY)
302 W. 45th St.

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The Rink played at the Martin Beck Theatre (now the Al Hirschfeld Theatre), where it ran for 204 performances. With a book by Terrence McNally, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and music by John Kander, the musical focuses on Anna, the owner of a dilapidated roller skating rink on the boardwalk of a decaying seaside resort, who has decided to sell it to developers. Complicating her plans are her prodigal daughter Angel, who returns to town seeking to reconnect with the people and places she long ago left behind. Through a series of flashbacks, revelations, and minimal forward-moving plot development, the two deal with their pasts in their attempt to reconcile and move on with their lives. The original production starred both Chita Rivera and Liza Minnelli.



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by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2011

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2011

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2011

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Chita Rivera To Appear In Concert at The Segerstrom Center 11/10-13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2011

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It's always such a wonderful treat to witness a living legend speak candidly and honestly about their experiences, looking back fondly at a multi-decade career that few could even dare replicate. Orange County residents now have such an opportunity with none other than two-time Tony Award winning diva extraordinaire CHITA RIVERA, in a charming one-woman cabaret show titled 'Chita Rivera: My Broadway,' now playing at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts' Samueli Theater in Costa Mesa through Sunday, November 13. Still spry, spunky, and jazz-kickin' at 78 years old, this pioneering Broadway superstar presents a bawdy, yet no-frills cabaret show that is not only chock-full of her memorable hits but is also peppered with lots of dishy details of her life in the theater. (more...)

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by TV News Desk - Nov 10, 2011

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by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2011

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by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2012

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Photo Flash: First Look at Philadelphia Theatre Company's SCOTTSBORO BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2012

Philadelphia Theatre Company's 2011-2012 season continues with THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS, running January 20 - February 19 at PTC's home in the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). For tickets, call 215-985-0420 or visit PhiladelphiaTheatreCompany.org. Check out official production shots from the musical below! (more...)

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by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2012

Oscar-winning Hollywood legend Liza Minnelli has signed up to appear at a major charity gala in London on 29 April 2012 to celebrate the work of legendary songwriters Kander & Ebb. The all-star gala at the Victoria Palace Theatre is being produced by veteran promoter and producer Barry Mishon in collaboration with John Kander, and will be in aid of the Ovarian Cancer Action charity. (more...)

Crown Center Announces Schedule of Events For January - December 2012
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2012

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by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011

Theater Latte Da announced today casting for the area premiere of Beautiful Thing by Jonathan Harvey, which it will present at the The Lab Theater February 24 - March 18, 2012. (more...)

McCarter Theatre Announces Casting for Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2011

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NBC Sports to Broadcast 2012 BRIDGESTONE NHL WINTER CLASSIC 1/2
by TV News Desk - Dec 27, 2011

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McCarter Theatre Announces Casting for Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2011

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by BWW - Dec 22, 2011

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Fred Ebb Foundation Donates $1.2 Million to Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2011

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell Bernard, Trustee) has just announced that its 2011 donation to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will total $1.2 million dollars, marking the largest single contribution in BC/EFA history. The foundation, which is funded by royalties from the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb's vast catalogue of work, makes an annual donation to BC/EFA. This contribution tops last year's donation of $1 million dollars which was, at the time, the largest single contribution in BC/EFA history. (more...)

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Comes to Philadelphia, 1/20-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2011

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Photo Flash: Theater Latté Da's BEAUTIFUL THING
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2011

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STAGE TUBE: Jason Alexander Talks Appearance on NBC's HARRY'S LAW
by TV News Desk - Dec 14, 2011

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Jason Alexander Guest Stars on Tonight's HARRY'S LAW on NBC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2011

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Crown Center Schedule of Events announed for December 2011- November 2012 (more...)

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