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Orange County Register Theater by Paul Hodgins Blog

Dolly Parton¡¯s musical ¡°9 to 5¡å makes its world premiere at the Ahmanson this fall

Mid-Day Additions

Miami Herald Drama Queen Blog

The sound of music(als)
So the 2008 Tony Awards are history, and soon the big-budget shows that didn't collect any medallions probably will be too. But if you caught Sunday's Tony telecast -- Broadway's three-hour commercial love letter to itself -- you realize that some wonderful musicals are running in New York right now.

Los Angeles Times - The Envelope

TimeOut NY Blog

Video: Tony Awards 2008

Associated Press

The 2008 Tonys opt for more entertainment, not thank yous
Did the 2008 Tony Awards take a cue from the Grammys?.

The Onion

Video: High School Tony Awards Honor Nation's Biggest Drama Club Nerds

London Theatre Guide

Carpenter leads major Les Mis cast change
Former Phantom Earl Carpenter and Avenue Q’s Jon Robyns are to star in Les Misérables as part of a major cast change in the 22-year-old musical

Wall Street Journal
Partnership Goes On
John Kander on the unfinished projects he's been completing on his own after the death of song-writing partner Fred Ebb.

New York Times

Big Shows and Tonys Are Talking Happy Talk
Broadway might have been in the haze of a post-Tony hangover Monday morning, but the math was as clear as a bell: Lincoln Center Theater won big. Again.

New York Daily News

Tony winners cash in on success
The silvery gleam of a Tony award has quickly turned to green. The after-parties were barely over before winners started reporting boosts in ticket sales, writes Daily News theater critic Joe Dziemianowicz.

Los Angeles Times - The Envelope

The Times UK

Mark Rylance's unusual Tony speech
New York audience very confused by actor Mark Rylance's acceptance speech and lecture on the importance of uniforms

Associated Press

Parents fret as even toddlers love 'High School'
Talya Appelbaum recently had a ''High School Musical'' birthday party. She got special balloons and a slice of cake decorated with the spoiled Sharpay, her favorite character because ''she's with Ryan.''.

Orange County Register Theater by Paul Hodgins Blog

Old Globe announces “Working” as last show of 2008-09 season