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"Hamilton" could set new record when Tony nominations are announced

05/02/2016 12:03 PM EDT
NEW YORK >> One thing practically assured is that when they are announced on Tuesday the Broadway megahit "Hamilton" will get plenty of Tony Award nominations. 
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New Berkshires theater company, THECO, bows this weekend
05/02/2016 12:52 PM EDT - GREAT BARRINGTON — A new Berkshires theater company, The THEatre COmpany (THECO), makes its debut this weekend with the first area production of James Sherman's "From Door to Door. Full Story

Horton Foote's emotionally rich "The Trip to Bountiful" goes to seed at Capital Rep
05/02/2016 12:02 PM EDT - ALBANY, N.Y. >> We first see Thelma in the waiting room of a bus station in Houston. Full Story

"Les Mis" creators reworking earlier show, "Martin Guerre"
04/29/2016 11:23 AM EDT - NEW YORK >> Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg, creators of the stirring musicals "Les Miserables" and "Miss Saigon," are once again reworking their show "Martin Guerre" and hope to put it in an opera house with its original ending. Full Story

With "Shuffle Along," Brian Stokes Mitchell climbs another stairway to theater heaven
04/27/2016 11:49 AM EDT - NEW YORK >> Brian Stokes Mitchell jokingly sings a bluesy rendition of "Stairway to Heaven" by the time he reaches his dressing room on the fourth steep floor of the Music Box Theatre on Broadway. Full Story

Kate Walsh, Laila Robins, Grace Gummer among actors added to Williamstown's 2016 roster
04/26/2016 01:11 PM EDT - WILLIAMSTOWN — Kate Walsh, Justin Long, Laila Robins, Grace Gummer, Deborah Rush and Brian F. O'Byrne are among a host of actors and actresses who have been added to the roster of performers appearing this summer at Williamstown Theatre Festival. Full Story

O'Neill revival on Broadway taking actress Jessica Lange to the limit again
04/26/2016 10:54 AM EDT - NEW YORK >> For her one day off this week playing a drug-addled mother in the Broadway revival of the monumental "Long Day's Journey Into Night," Jessica Lange had a plan. Full Story

Hubbard Hall's "The Crucible" penetrates the darkness to find the truth
04/22/2016 04:08 PM EDT - CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. >> There is a palpable sense of the earth, of earthiness, in director Jeannine Haass' hit-and-miss production of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" at Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education. Full Story

Darkly wonderful "American Psycho" rains Wall Street blood on Broadway
04/22/2016 04:08 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> They sell clear, plastic raincoats at the "American Psycho" concession stand on Broadway. Full Story

Young adult fiction proves fertile ground for Broadway
04/21/2016 03:19 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> When actress and playwright Claudia Shear was first approached to turn a novel for young adults into a Broadway musical, she was slightly stunned. Full Story