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  1. 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory' Musical Confirmed for Spring 2017 on Broadway

    8:00 am 3/17/2016

    As expected, three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien will step in to stage the revamped production, following the exit of original director Sam Mendes.Read more

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  2. 'The Maids': Theater Review

    1:52 pm 2/29/2016

    Uzo Aduba ('Orange Is the New Black') and Zawe Ashton throw shade at one another, playing the help of mistress Laura Carmichael ('Downton Abbey') in Jean Genet's drama.Read more

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  3. 'The End of Longing': Theater Review

    2:00 pm 2/12/2016

    Matthew Perry wrote and stars in this comedy-drama, world-premiering in London's West End, about four people struggling with love and addiction.Read more

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  4. 'Strictly Ballroom the Musical' Waltzing Into UK for Christmas

    8:14 am 2/12/2016

    Baz Luhrmann's musical adaptation of the 1992 cult film will make its UK debut with a new director and adapted book.Read more

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  5. 'View From the Bridge' to 'Brothers Grimsby': Mark Strong's Two-Year Genre Swap

    5:30 am 2/4/2016

    The character actor has been doing double duty, shifting between a comic turn by day in the Sacha Baron Cohen film and an intensely dramatic lead role every night in the Arthur Miller play, now on Broadway.Read more

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  6. 'Escaped Alone': Theater Review

    7:18 am 1/29/2016

    Veteran British dramatist Caryl Churchill mixes domestic comedy with dystopian horror in her latest London premiere.Read more

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  7. 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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  8. '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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  9. 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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  10. 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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