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  1. Critic's Notebook: Alan Rickman, Reluctant Villain

    2:20 pm 1/14/2016

    The star of the Harry Potter films, 'Die Hard' and the original stage incarnation of 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses' refuted the common perception that he relished the sinister roles most.Read more

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  2. 'Genius' Director Planning Film Adaptation of Play 'Photograph 51' for Nicole Kidman

    2:57 am 1/12/2016

    Michael Grandage says he wants the adaptation of his West End hit to be his next film and hopes the actress will reprise her award-winning role as DNA scientist Rosalind Franklin.Read more

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  3. Anthony Hopkins Revisits "Uneasy Relationship" With Theater in 'The Dresser'

    10:58 am 1/8/2016

    "Everyday I think about quitting [acting]," the actor said at TCA, when he also discussed the "insecurity" that drove him to leave his theater career behind.Read more

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  4. J.K. Rowling Defends Casting Black Actress as Hermione in 'Harry Potter' Play

    7:42 am 12/21/2015

    "Rowling loves black Hermione," the author tweeted with a kissing emoji.Read more

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  5. 'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child': Meet The New Stage Versions of Harry, Ron and Hermione

    11:02 pm 12/20/2015

    Casting for the upcoming play, featuring middle-aged versions of your favorite wizards, was announced, with opening night set for July 30 at London's Palace Theatre. Read more

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  6. 'Les Liaisons Dangereuses': Theater Review

    8:26 pm 12/17/2015

    Dominic West and Janet McTeer play scheming serial seducers in this classic sexual revenge drama, which is back in the West End for a 30th anniversary revival.Read more

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  7. 'The Color Purple': Theater Review

    5:30 pm 12/10/2015

    Newcomer Cynthia Erivo stars alongside Jennifer Hudson and Danielle Brooks, all three making their Broadway debuts, in director John Doyle's reappraisal of the 2005 musical based on Alice Walker's novel.Read more

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  8. Sam Mendes Drops Out of Broadway-Bound 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory'

    4:42 pm 12/9/2015

    The 'Skyfall' and 'Spectre' director cites scheduling difficulties with upcoming film projects but will remain on board as a producer through his Neal Street banner.Read more

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  9. Andrew Lloyd Webber Expands 'School of Rock' Enrollment to London, U.S.

    7:17 am 12/7/2015

    Fresh from the the show's Broadway opening night, plans have been announced to launch the musical adaptation of the 2003 Jack Black film with additional productions in London and on a U.S. tour.Read more

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  10. Matthew Perry Heading to London's West End With New Play

    3:07 am 12/4/2015

    'The End of Longing' is about "four broken people looking for love" and marks the 'Friends' star's stage-writing debut.Read more

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