Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere and James Marino talk with Michael Mauldin, Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Cleveland State University / Allen Theater Complex, Peter and Michael review Death of a Salesman and Once, and we talk about some of the week’s news.
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PF + MP: Death of a Salesman
An Open Letter To The Owner Of The Cell Phone That Went Off During The Final Moments Of Death Of A Salesman: Gothamist by John Del Signore
During an otherwise engrossing performance of Death of a Salesman on Broadway last night, a cellphone blared out during the final, tender moments, as Linda Emond delivered the famously heartbreaking monologue t…
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PF + MP: Once
CARRIE Extension Cancelled; Show to Close April 8 by BroadwayWorld
MCC THEATER announced today that Carrie has cancelled its previously announced extension and will close following the evening performance on Sunday, April 8, 2012 after 34 previews and 46 performances.
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ArtsBeat: We Ain’t Got Dames: Edna Everage Plans Her Retirement by Dave Itzkoff
Barry Humphries, the actor and comedian who has played Dame Edna Everage in various incarnations for more than half a century, says that a coming stage show called “Eat Pray Laugh!” will be the character’s swan…
LINKED FROM THE NEW YORK TIMES
Rosie O’Donnell In Negotiations To Join Broadway Cast Of ‘Annie’ by Naughty But Nice Rob
Rosie O’Donnell is wasting no time finding her next job now that her OWN Network talk show has been canned. I’m told the comedian is getting ready to return to Broadway, playing the iconic Miss Hannigan in th…
LINKED FROM HUFFINGTON POST
NBC Orders Second Season of Smash by Brian Scott Lipton
NBC has ordered a second season of its musical drama Smash, according to Variety. No other details have been announced. The series, which looks behind the scenes of the making of a Broadway musical, is co-cre…
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Sondheim Grants Approval for Michael Ball & Imelda Staunton Led SWEENEY TODD for Broadway by BroadwayWorld
Now, Baz Bamigboye of the UK Daily Mail has revealed that Stephen Sondheim has given director Jonathan Kents Chichester Festival Theatre production of Sweeney Todd with Michael Ball and Imelda Staunton deliveri…
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Cris Alexander, Actor and Photographer, Dies at 92 by DOUGLAS MARTIN
New Yorkers tend to believe that creative people trapped in America’s hinterlands hunger to come to their big, pulsating city to fulfill their dreams. In the case of Cris Alexander, it was true.
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