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Atlanta Journal Constitution ATLArts Blog

Broadway coming to Cobb

Clyde Fitch Report Blog

Craig Lucas' Commencement Speech

Announcement that Cry-Baby will close June 22

* No More Tears: Cry-Baby to Close on Broadway June 22 (Playbill)
* Cry-Baby to Close on June 22 (TheaterMania)
* Cry-Baby to End Broadway Run on 6/22 (Broadway.com)


ATW News Digest - Public Theater 'Hamlet' opens in Central Park - read the reviews

ATW Review - 'Hamlet' in Central Park - Gearing Up For Youthful Rebellion

New York Times

A Broadway Debut for Neil LaBute

Reuters/Hollywood Reporter

Broadway gearing up for fall season
Congratulations to all you new Tony winners. It's a tradition that had a noble start: When the coveted prizes for Broadway's best were handed out for the first time 61 years ago, it was not at the 5,933-seat Radio City Music Hall but rather at a festive dinner in the Grand Ballroom of the Waldorf-Astoria, with only eight categories saluted, compared with 21 these days.Neil LaBut’es “Reasons to Be Pretty” will begin previews on Feb. 13 at a Broadway theater to be named.


Tony winners get post-awards boost
'In the Heights' scores $1 million haul


Clown Genius Irwin Pumps Laughs Into Philadelphia's Downtown Arts Revival
Fresh from winning a Tony Award for that famous laugh riot ``Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?'' Bill Irwin made a choice that W.C. Fields might have appreciated: Irwin said he'd rather be in Philadelphia.


Peter Filichia's Diary: The American Theatre Wing Doesn't Wing It