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  1. Playwright Charles Marowitz Dies at 80

    12:21 pm 5/7/2014

    A veteran of the London and Los Angeles scene, he mounted plays all around the world and wrote “Sherlock’s Last Case,” which bowed on Broadway in 1987.Read more

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  2. 'The Night Alive,' 'All the Way' and 'Fun Home' Take New York Drama Critics Awards

    4:10 pm 5/5/2014

    Special citations went to the Shakespeare's Globe double of "Twelfth Night" and "Richard III," and to playwright-director Richard Nelson's four-part cycle, "The Apple Family Plays."Read more

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  3. Simon Cowell-Backed 'X Factor' Parody Musical Closes in London

    5:20 pm 4/27/2014

    The show, closing after only six weeks, had been struggling to fill seats despite generally positive reviews.Read more

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  4. The Cripple of Inishmaan: Theater Review

    1:30 pm 4/20/2014

    Daniel Radcliffe stars in Martin McDonagh's corrosive comedy, set in a tiny Aran Islands community in 1934, abuzz with news of a film crew descending on neighboring Inishmore.Read more

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  5. Olivier Awards: 'Chimerica,' 'Book of Mormon' Among Winners

    2:14 pm 4/13/2014

    "Ghosts" took prizes for best revival, best actress, for Lesley Manville, and best supporting actor, for Jack Lowden.Read more

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  6. Andrew Garfield Makes Surprise Cameo in London Play

    1:14 am 4/10/2014

    While in the U.K. promoting "Spider-Man 2," the actor shocked theatergoers with an unannounced appearance in "The Drowned Man," an interactive play by theater company Punchdrunk. Read more

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  7. Greta Gerwig to Make Stage Debut in 'The Village Bike'

    2:26 pm 4/7/2014

    The star of "Frances Ha" and CBS' upcoming sitcom spinoff, "How I Met Your Dad," steps into the Off-Broadway production following Maggie Gyllenhaal's exit.Read more

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  8. I Can't Sing!: Theater Review

    7:59 pm 3/27/2014

    Simon Cowell's talent show "The X Factor" is both mocked and celebrated in this surreal stage musical, which has the British media mogul's blessing and backing.Read more

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  9. Film4 Chief Tessa Ross to Step Down

    6:42 am 3/26/2014

    The head of Channel 4's drama unit and film division leaves to oversee administration at Britain's National Theatre, alongside incoming artistic director Rufus Norris.Read more

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  10. Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in 'Hamlet' on U.K. Stage

    6:12 am 3/26/2014

    The "Sherlock" actor will portray the iconic Shakespeare character in the British capital in 2015.Read more

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