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Broadway Musical MVPs, 1960-2010: The Most Valuable Players of the Past 50 Seasons, is now available through Applause Books and at www.amazon.com
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Beauty and the Beast in 3D
PF: Panel audiences have become less sophisticated
Spider-Man does $3 million
Hugh Jackman will return to Broadway during the 2013-2014 season in the new musical by Aaron Sorkin and Stephen Schwartz — called Houdini
Peter Marks: The Kennedy Center has had to scrap the centerpiece theater event of its 2011-12 season — a major, reworked revival of the 1940 Rodgers and Hart musical “Pal Joey” — after its director, Christopher Ashley, abruptly pulled out of the production.
Opening this week: The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess (Thursday, January 12)
Closing today: Billy Elliot (Sunday, January 8)
Closing today: Lysistrata Jones (Sunday, January 8)
MP: Accidentally Like A Martyr @ Paradise Factory
Belle from movie version of Beauty and the Beast (Paige O’Hara)
If I Can’t Love Her from the Original Broadway Cast recording of Beauty and the Beast (Terrence Mann)
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