Tuesday, July 15, 2008

ATW NewsClips - Mid-West, Southwest Print

Chicago Tribune Theater Loop Blog

'Kid From Brooklyn' Done in Chicago
The Danny Kaye musical, "The Kid from Brooklyn," has posted its closing notice. This production from Florida didn't do so well. Final performance at the Mercury Theatre in Chicago is on Sunday. If you have tickets past that date, contact...

'Co-Ed Prison Sluts' are back, filthy as ever
The Annoyance Theatre's "Co-Ed Prison Sluts" is a filthy little show. It wallows in the seedier side of life behind bars. Its characters are a happy crew of perverts. And its signature musical number, offered as a singalong, is basically...

Chicago Sun-Times

Like 'Jersey Boys,' some plays need to smoke
Playwright Tennessee Williams had his vices. He smoked, he drank and he downed no small number of pharmaceuticals. He also wrote plays capable of burning a hole in your heart...

A tea party well worth attending
It is only fitting that a theater company named Lookingglass should enjoy one of its greatest successes with a show that does, indeed, catapult its audience straight down the rabbit hole of ...

Minneapolis Star-Tribune

This Marple's daffy, but not condescending
Theatre in the Round takes on Agatha Christie's finest Miss Marple mystery.

A funny 'Government Inspector'
Hysterical might actually be the best way to describe the Guthrie's rollicking production of Gogol's satire.

Encore Michigan

Love, sex and everything in between at the Windsor Fringe
When does lust end and love begin? Can love and sex co-exist? And is it possible to have a nice breakfast in bed? ...

Cleveland Plain Dealer

CSU Summer Stages heats up campus
There is drama at Cleveland State University. But in this instance, at our city's headstrong but too-often discounted commuter college, it's only in the best sense of the word.

Cleveland Plain Dealer OnStage Blog

Where in the world is Cleveland actress Ring? In Pittsburgh's "Playboy of the Western World"

PlayhouseSquare's "Jersey Boys" sets a new Cleveland one-week Broadway show record

Cincinnati Enquirer

Five hits added to Broadway tour lineup
The addition of five favorites almost doubles the schedule of Fifth Third Bank Broadway Across America for 2008-09, with 11 titles now booked into the Aronoff Center.

Forever Plaid
The quartet of geeky-but-not-too-geeky crooners who form the boy group have charm by the bucketload, which more than carried the opening night. -Jackie Demaline

Six reasons to see 'Dozen'
This month you'll find nostalgic laughter aboard Showboat Majestic, with Cheaper by the Dozen, a family comedy about a large and boisterous family with an efficiency expert for a father.

Fine Arts Fund distributes more than $11 million

Dallas Morning News

'House & Garden' great at precision, pratfalls
Theatre Three presents Alan Ayckbourn's intricately constructed double bill: the separate House and Garden, in difference spaces.

Dallas Morning News Over the Top Blog

Playwright to vist at Rover Dramawerks

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