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Dementia Takes The Stage In 'The Other Place'

In the Broadway play The Other Place actress Laurie Metcalf ("Jackie" on the TV show "Roseanne") plays a scientist suffering from the dementia she studies. Playwright Sharr White discusses the play and the challenge of presenting complicated science on a theater stage.
Sunday, February 3, 2013

Lean & Hungry Theater: Taming Of The Shrew

Lean & Hungry Theater presents a very special evening of William Shakespeare's "The Taming of the Shrew."

Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress Alfre Woodard hosts this richly-produced and deeply-layered special that resonates for Black History Month.

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A Cooler Roof For A New 'Cat'

A Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams' iconic Cat on a Hot Tin Roof may feature big names, but it aims for a quiet kind of authenticity. Director Rob Ashford asked his cast to take their characters off the pedestal of dramatic history and put them back in the scene.
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South Park Duo Creates Production Studio

Having success in TV, movies and Broadway, Trey Parker and Matt Stone are now branching out with their own $300 million production company. They've named it Important Studios, and it's poised to approve TV, movie and theater projects.
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'Adventure Hour' Is A New Take On Old-Time Radio

The Thrilling Adventure Hour is both an update and an homage to old radio dramas. Created eight years ago by college friends Ben Blacker and Ben Acker, the pseudo radio show features actors reading from scripts in front of a live nightclub audience.
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Constellation Theater Charges Into The Future With Zorro

Constellation Theater Company is bringing the pulp favorite Zorro to the stage this month, with a world-premiere show full of swashbuckling swagger.

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Bobby Cannavale, At Home On Broadway

The actor, who's currently starring in Glenngarry Glen Ross opposite Al Pacino, has been acting for the stage since he was a teenager in Union City, N.J. "It was the only thing I ever wanted to do, really," he says.

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