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    "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. 
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    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

    Jim Crow is no match for two black sisters in "Having Our Say" at Hartford Stage
    04/20/2016 02:33 PM EDT - HARTFORD, CONN. >> There is a moment of remembrance late in director Jade King Carroll's production of Emily Mann's "Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters' First 100 Years" at Hartford Stage when the play's, and this production's, even-tempered surface is pierced and we are taken to an aching heart pulsing beneath. Full Story

    Town Players slates "Cripple of Inishmaan" reading
    04/18/2016 03:27 PM EDT - PITTSFIELD >> Town Players of Pittsfield is presenting a staged reading of Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan" at 2 p. Full Story

    Anne Jackson, Tony nominee who often performed with husband, Eli Wallach, dead at 90
    04/15/2016 01:56 PM EDT - NEW YORK >> Anne Jackson, a Tony Award-nominated theater actress who often appeared onstage with her husband, Eli Wallach, in comedies and classics, died early Tuesday of natural causes at her home in Manhattan, said her son, Peter Wallach. Full Story