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Longtime Theatre Critic Howard Kissel Dies at 69
by Robert Diamond - Feb 24, 2012

Theater Talk is reporting on Twitter that longtime theater critic Howard Kissel has passed away. Kissel was born in 1942 and has recently been blogging as the Cultural Tourist on the Huffington Post.

Review Roundup: Encores! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by Review Roundups - Feb 10, 2012

Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, the first New York City Center Encores! production of the season, opens tonight, February 8 at New York City Center, and features Colin Donnell, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Elizabeth Stanley, Betsy Wolfe and Adam Grupper. Merrily We Roll Along, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, is directed by James Lapine with music direction by Rob Berman and musical staging by Dan Knechtges. Merrily just opened, and will play a two-week run through February 19, 2012.

BLAST! Comes to the Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2012

Since taking the world by storm with triumphant successes in London, on Broadway, across North America and Japan BLAST!, winner of the 2001 Tony Award for "Best Special Theatrical Event," and the 2001 Emmy Award for "Best Choreography," will play the Van Wezel on Tues. Jan. 17, 2012 at 8 PM.

BLAST! Comes to the Van Wezel, 1/17
by Kelsey Denette - Jan 9, 2012

Since taking the world by storm with triumphant successes in London, on Broadway, across North America and Japan BLAST!, winner of the 2001 Tony Award for "Best Special Theatrical Event," and the 2001 Emmy Award for "Best Choreography," will play the Van Wezel on Tues. Jan. 17, 2012 at 8 PM.

Project Shaw to Present THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2011

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW presents THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET - a cowboy comedy by George Bernard Shaw - on Monday, December 19 at 7pm at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan.

Project Shaw to Present THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET 12/19
by Gabrielle Sierra - Nov 28, 2011

Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW presents THE SHEWING-UP OF BLANCO POSNET - a cowboy comedy by George Bernard Shaw - on Monday, December 19 at 7pm at The Players Club (16 Gramercy Park South) in Manhattan.

Annaleigh Ashford, Jennifer Damiano Amongst Clive Barnes Awards Finalists
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 9, 2011

The finalists for the first Clive Barnes Awards have just been announced. This year's awards will be presented by Frederic Franklin, CBE and Nina Arianda, last year's recipient.

BLAST! Hits Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh Oct. 6 Through Oct. 9, 2011
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2011

Taking the world by storm with triumphant successes in London, on Broadway, across North America and Japan BLAST!, winner of the 2001 Tony Award for 'Best Special Theatrical Event,' and the 2001 Emmy Award for 'Best Choreography,' will play Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from October 6 through 9, 2011. This tour is part of the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series, presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh Symphony and Broadway Across America.

BLAST! Hits Heinz Hall Pittsburgh Today Through Oct. 9, 2011
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2011

Taking the world by storm with triumphant successes in London, on Broadway, across North America and Japan BLAST!, winner of the 2001 Tony Award for 'Best Special Theatrical Event,' and the 2001 Emmy Award for 'Best Choreography,' will play Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, today through 9, 2011. This tour is part of the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series, presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh Symphony and Broadway Across America.

BLAST! Hits Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh Oct. 6 Through Oct. 9, 2011
by Amy Cicconi - Oct 4, 2011

Taking the world by storm with triumphant successes in London, on Broadway, across North America and Japan BLAST!, winner of the 2001 Tony Award for 'Best Special Theatrical Event,' and the 2001 Emmy Award for 'Best Choreography,' will play Heinz Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, from October 6 through 9, 2011. This tour is part of the PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh series, presented by The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh Symphony and Broadway Across America.

Anastasia Barzee CD Debuts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

On her debut CD, ‘The Dimming of the Day,' acclaimed singer/actress Anastasia Barzee reimagines an eclectic range of Broadway, pop and jazz-infused songs, and showcases a diverse array of her favorite contemporary artists including Paul Simon, Rufus Wainwright, Randy Newman, Kate Bush, Andrew Lloyd Webber and many more.

Anastasia Barzee Readies Debut CD The Dimming of the Day Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

Acclaimed Singer/Actress Anastasia Barzee Readies Sophisticated Debut CD: ‘The Dimming of the Day' is now available on Ghostlight Records

Street Theatre Presents ALTAR BOYZ, 9/2-9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2011

The musical comedy and critically-acclaimed hit of the New York Musical Theatre Festival, ALTAR BOYZ, is a hilarious musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy-band (with one nice Jewish boy) on the last night of their national 'Raise the Praise' tour. The Boyz are five all-singing, all-dancing heartthrobs from Ohio: Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan and Abraham. With their tight harmonies and spectacular choreography, the ALTAR BOYZ will delight audiences.

Bailiwick Chicago Presents VIOLET, 9/16-10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

Bailiwick Chicago's upcoming production of the award-winning off-Broadway hit 'Violet,' a powerful and heartwarming story of a vulnerable young woman's challenges, loves and emotional journey, will now be staged September 16 - October 16 at the Mercury Theater, 3745 North Southport Avenue. With a score by Jeanine Tesori ('Caroline or Change' 'Thoroughly Modern Millie') and book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, 'Violet' is directed by Bailiwick Artistic Advisor Elizabeth Margolius. The press night is Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m.

STAGE TUBE: The ALTAR BOYZ open First Night 2011 at The Troutt Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 11, 2011

Street Theatre Company's ALTAR BOYZ - aka Michael Holder, Taylor Casey, Bakari King, Humberto Figueroa and Alan Smith - made a special video appearance at First Night 2011, opening the show with their introduction of host David Compton.

Anastasia Barzee Readies Sophisticated Debut CD The Dimming of the Day 9/27
by Gabrielle Sierra - Sep 8, 2011

Acclaimed Singer/Actress Anastasia Barzee Readies Sophisticated Debut CD: ‘The Dimming of the Day' is Set for 9/27 on Ghostlight Records

Street Theatre Presents ALTAR BOYZ, 9/2-9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2011

The musical comedy and critically-acclaimed hit of the New York Musical Theatre Festival, ALTAR BOYZ, is a hilarious musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy-band (with one nice Jewish boy) on the last night of their national 'Raise the Praise' tour. The Boyz are five all-singing, all-dancing heartthrobs from Ohio: Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan and Abraham. With their tight harmonies and spectacular choreography, the ALTAR BOYZ will delight audiences.

Bailiwick Chicago Presents VIOLET, 9/16-10/16
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 29, 2011

Bailiwick Chicago's upcoming production of the award-winning off-Broadway hit 'Violet,' a powerful and heartwarming story of a vulnerable young woman's challenges, loves and emotional journey, will now be staged September 16 - October 16 at the Mercury Theater, 3745 North Southport Avenue. With a score by Jeanine Tesori ('Caroline or Change' 'Thoroughly Modern Millie') and book and lyrics by Brian Crawley, 'Violet' is directed by Bailiwick Artistic Advisor Elizabeth Margolius. The press night is Tuesday, Sept. 20 at 7:30 p.m.

Street Theatre Presents ALTAR BOYZ, 9/2-9/24
by Lauren Wolman - Aug 8, 2011

The musical comedy and critically-acclaimed hit of the New York Musical Theatre Festival, ALTAR BOYZ, is a hilarious musical comedy about a fictitious Christian boy-band (with one nice Jewish boy) on the last night of their national 'Raise the Praise' tour. The Boyz are five all-singing, all-dancing heartthrobs from Ohio: Matthew, Mark, Luke, Juan and Abraham. With their tight harmonies and spectacular choreography, the ALTAR BOYZ will delight audiences.

Anastasia Barzee Debut CD Set for 9/27
by Gabrielle Sierra - Aug 2, 2011

On her debut CD, ‘The Dimming of the Day,' acclaimed singer/actress Anastasia Barzee reimagines an eclectic range of Broadway, pop and jazz-infused songs, and showcases a diverse array of her favorite contemporary artists including Paul Simon, Rufus Wainwright, Randy Newman, Kate Bush, Andrew Lloyd Webber and many more.

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