Jeff Lunden

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Barbara Cook, Tony Award-Winning Actress And Singer, Dies At 89

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

Cook became famous for her parts in Leonard Bernstein's Candide and Meredith Willson's The Music Man. Then, when Broadway roles became scarce, she reinvented herself as a concert and cabaret artist.

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A Working Actor: Performing In 2 Different Plays On The Same Day

Sunday, July 23, 2017

The Canadian theater company Soulpepper performs dramas, cabarets, concerts. Some actors perform in multiple shows on the same day. We followed one actor during a grueling, but satisfying day.

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3 Top Ballet Companies Convene For The Golden Anniversary Of 'Jewels'

Thursday, July 20, 2017

George Balanchine's modernist masterpiece was the first full-length, nonnarrative ballet. Russian, American and French ballet dancers have gathered to perform it together in New York City.

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'Eloise At The Museum' Tells The Story Behind The Beloved Mischief-Maker

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The 6-year-old children's book character struck a chord when she debuted in the 1950s. Now a new exhibition shines a light on how Eloise came to be.

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Playwright Edward Albee's Incomplete Works May Never See The Light Of Day

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Albee died in 2016, and in his will he asked that all his incomplete manuscripts be destroyed — including a play that was supposed to open off-Broadway.

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'These Kids Are Insane': Jimmy Awards Celebrate Outstanding Teen Performers

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Seventy-four high school singers, actors and dancers, selected from a pool of 50,000 students across America, recently came to New York City for a Broadway boot camp.

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'1984' Comes To Broadway And 'It's Not An Easy Evening'

Saturday, June 17, 2017

George Orwell's dystopia returned to bestseller lists after the inauguration. "It's quite something to bring it to New York now, in this political climate," says adaptation co-author Duncan Macmillan.

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Sponsors Pull Support For 'Julius Caesar' That Seems To Depict Trump

Monday, June 12, 2017

Delta pulled its sponsorship of New York City's Public Theater over a production of Julius Caesar that seems to depict an assassination of President Trump.

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Stage Managers: You Can't See Them, But Couldn't See A Show Without Them

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Off in the wings, stage managers coordinate cast and crew, calling hundreds of cues during Broadway performances. They may not win Tony Awards, but without them, not even the curtain would go up.

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Why A Theater Director Made A 'Color-Conscious Choice' In 'Virginia Woolf' Casting

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

A small theater in Portland, Ore., cast an African-American actor in Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? But the Albee estate wouldn't grant the rights to produce the 1962 play.

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When It Comes To Family Musicals, Kids' Opinions Matter More Than Critics'

Sunday, May 07, 2017

Normally, critical reviews can kill a Broadway show, but not so for kid-focused musicals. Anastasia and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory are currently on Broadway, vying for the kid seal of approval.

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'Indecent': A Play About A Play

Saturday, April 29, 2017

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel is using a controversial Yiddish play more than a hundred years old as the basis for her first Broadway production.

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Two Stars Share The Stage, And The Roles, In 'Little Foxes'

Monday, April 24, 2017

"Great parts are meant to be played; they're not meant to be owned," says Laura Linney. So she and Cynthia Nixon have agreed to switch roles for each performance of Lillian Hellman's 1939 melodrama.

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Composer Tim Minchin Brings 'Groundhog Day' To Broadway

Monday, April 17, 2017

Composer Tim Minchin brings his musical adaptation of the film, Groundhog Day, to Broadway. It's the story of a cynical weatherman who is forced to relive the same day over and over again.

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Broadway Producers Reckon With A Crowded Season

Sunday, March 26, 2017

With 18 new shows — half of them musicals — opening this March and April, just before Tony nominations are announced, producers have to take risks to get their shows to stand out.

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A Blind Theatergoer's 'Hamilton' Lawsuit Aims Spotlight On Broadway Accessibility

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

The class-action suit brought against the hit musical doesn't seek damages. The attorneys say the hope is to draw attention to Broadway's spotty record in serving audiences with disabilities.

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Not Your Grandpa's Circus: The Big Top Makes Room For Experimental Companies

Saturday, March 04, 2017

A nonprofit wants you to know that the circus is more than ringmasters and lion tamers — it's also an avant-garde art form.

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'Man Of Good Hope' Tells A Somali Refugee's Story — In Song

Thursday, February 16, 2017

The musical was inspired by Asad Abdullahi, who, as a child, embarked on a perilous journey through Africa. "It's sort of a Greek epic in its proportions," says director Mark Dornford-May.

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Broadway's Getting A New Theater, Which Is Also Its Oldest

Saturday, February 11, 2017

In New York City, the venerable Hudson Theater reopens this week, after nearly a half-century of being used for other purposes. It's the newest addition to Broadway's 40 stages.

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Yale Repertory Marks 50 Years As A Theater Incubator

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

The theater — part of the Yale School of Drama — has given leading playwrights a place to refine their work. August Wilson said it was crucial to his development.

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