Deadline
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With a holiday weekend, three new shows, plus Glenn Close , Jake Gyllenhaal , Sally Field and Mark Ruffalo adding more star power to a roster that already sees fans lining up outside the Barrymore Theatre, angling for Cate Blanchett's autograph, Broadway saw a 29% jump at the box office last week. Sailing on great notices for her Norma Desmond redux , Close's turn in Sunset Boulevard posted $1.3 million for seven performances at the Nederlander Organization's Palace...
Variety
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After a cold spell at the Broadway box office, sales heated up last week thanks to the date-night business around Valentines Day and the long-weekend traffic of Presidents Day all while Sara Bareilles proved her box office might, spurring a sales stampede at Waitress in the wake of the announcement of her casting in... Read more »
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TIME - News
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Nick Kroll and John Mulaney turned their routine as Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland sublimely absurd New York City bachelorsinto the Broadway hit Oh, Hello . But now that the curtain has closed on the longest-running tuna joke in history, the comedians are teaming up again to host the Independent Spirit Awards this Saturday. Rapid-fire jokes? Theyll do those, but they dodge TIMEs question about whether their Oh, Hello alter egos will shuffle onto the stage. Were trying to wrangle them from spring break, Mulaney explains. Theres a booty shaking contest in Cancun theyre judging, and its very crowded, Kroll adds. This is the too-good-to-be-improvised Kroll-Mulaney dynamic in action. An Oh, Hello movie? A Lion King- themed tunatini endorsement deal? Theyre open to all endeavors, preferably the most fun and the dumbest, Mulaney jokes.
TIME - Top Stories
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Nick Kroll and John Mulaney turned their routine as Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland sublimely absurd New York City bachelorsinto the Broadway hit Oh, Hello . But now that the curtain has closed on the longest-running tuna joke in history, the comedians are teaming up again to host the Independent Spirit Awards this Saturday. Rapid-fire jokes? Theyll do those, but they dodge TIMEs question about whether their Oh, Hello alter egos will shuffle onto the stage. Were trying to wrangle them from spring break, Mulaney explains. Theres a booty shaking contest in Cancun theyre judging, and its very crowded, Kroll adds. This is the too-good-to-be-improvised Kroll-Mulaney dynamic in action. An Oh, Hello movie? A Lion King- themed tunatini endorsement deal? Theyre open to all endeavors, preferably the most fun and the dumbest, Mulaney jokes.
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A MAN in his 70s was taken to hospital after the car he was driving was involved in a crash in Childswickham, Broadway.
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Variety
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Tracy Letts kind and gentle play, Man From Nebraska, follows a nondescript Midwesterner who has a mid-life crisis of faith and goes to London to look for his absent God. Played by the invaluable Reed Birney with the same gentle kindness, this man becomes our Everyman. As directed by David Cromer, the unseeing and unfeeling... Read more »
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The Minutes, the new play by actor and August: Osage County writer Tracy Letts, has locked in a Broadway slot in early 2018 with Scott Rudin producing. Anna D. Shapiro, who directed the Pulitzer Prize-winning August on Broadway in the staging that earned that years Tony Award for best play (as well as the director... Read more »
Beijing Bulletin
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Paul Nolan is ready to make the best of a rare opportunity.Nolan, who has become a regular on Broadway, will be back in Regina on Feb. 18 to perform with the Regina Symphony Orchestra as part of the S
Variety
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The fingerprints of the film industry are all over the new Broadway revival of “Sunday in the Park With George.” There’s star Jake Gyllenhaal, for one thing. And there’s the unheard-of speed with which the show came together: The production at the newly refurbished Hudson Theatre was announced in mid-December, and previews began Feb. 11.... Read more »
Scunthorpe Telegraph
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SHOPPERS and traders have given their views on a proposed move of Ashby Market at a public consultation on Ashby High Street today (Thursday, February 16). Shoppers on Ashby Broadway had the chance to view the proposed changes to the market which would see the Thursday market moving to Ashby Broadway where 28 temporary stalls would create a street-style market feel. Some people welcomed the move saying things need to change in order to improve the fortunes of the struggling market,...
Deadline
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Producers Barry & Fran Weissler announced today that singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles will make her Broadway acting debut beginning March 31 in Waitress , playing the lead role of Jenna Hunterson. Bareilles, who wrote the score for the hit musical, will appear for 10 weeks, through June 11, 2017. Waitress has turned out to be one of the great, true loves of my life, Bareilles said in the announcement, and they simply can't get rid of me. :) I consider it an incredible...
Variety
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Singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles will play the lead role in Waitress, the Broadway musical for which she wrote the score, during a 10-week run that begins in late March. Shell step into the role following the departure of Jessie Mueller, the Tony Award winner (Beautiful) who originated the part in the show based on Adrienne Shellys... Read more »
Deadline
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That remarkable actor Reed Birney , a Tony winner last season for his haunted portrayal of a dad in crisis in The Humans , plays a related role in Tracy Letts Man From Nebraska , which opened last night at off-Broadway's Second Stage. One night that has been much like any other in the life of this comfortably secure Bread Basket Baptist, Birney's Ken Carpenter abandons bed for bathroom, where he begins weeping. Sobbing, really, the uncontrollable kind that makes audience...
Plymouth Herald
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Plymstock's first Costa Coffee has finally opened and has welcomed its first customers. Plans for the new Costa kiosk, which has been built in the middle of The Broadway, were submitted two days before Christmas in 2014. It immediately caused some unrest in the area with local cafe owners saying it might threaten their footfall. But now the scheme has come to fruition, with the modern 'pod' officially opening this morning, Thursday, at 7am. Store manager, Alex Cole said:...
Scunthorpe Telegraph
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SHOPPERS and traders have given their views on a proposed move of Ashby Market at a public consultation on Ashby High Street today (Thursday, February 16). Shoppers on Ashby Broadway had the chance to view the proposed changes to the market which would see the Thursday market moving to Ashby Broadway where 28 temporary stalls would create a street-style market feel. Some people welcomed the move saying things need to change in order to improve the fortunes of the struggling market,...
Daily Mail - USA
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Clinton seems to be making the most of not being President, spending time catching shows and mingling with the stars. Yesterday she was spotted in the audience of Sunset Boulevard on Broadway.