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Off-Broadway Theater

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  • Damon-Affleck spoof coming to Eustis playhouse

    "Matt & Ben," a satire about the lives and friendship of Oscar-winning screenwriters and actors Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, will be presented for one weekend at the Bay Street Players State Theatre, 109 N. Bay St., Eustis. The off-Broadway hit, written...
  • Jacobson stars as Fanny Brice in tribute show

    Jewish singer Melissa Jacobson teams with singers John Lariviere and Jon Zimmerman in the cabaret show "You Made Me Love You," a tribute to singers Fanny Brice, Eddie Cantor and Al Jolson now through Sept. 14 at The Plaza Theatre in Manalapan. The show...
  • Julia Stiles Dumps New York City Duplex

    SELLER: Julia Stiles LOCATION: New York City, NY PRICE: $2,700,000 SIZE: 2,081 square feet, 3 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms YOUR MAMA'S NOTES: We've received an unexpected but welcomed covert communiqué from ever-congenial and long-time Big Apple informant...
  • James Franco gets bad reviews for theater directing debut

    James Franco gets bad reviews for theater directing debut
    If you thought Rex Reed's reviews of Melissa McCarthy were harsh, his recent assessment of James Franco's debut as a theater director is even more withering.  The cranky New York Observer critic was one of several reviewers who panned Franco's staging...
  • Lionsgate Takes on Tale of Boston Marathon Survivor Jeff Bauman (EXCLUSIVE)

    Lionsgate has launched development of "Stronger," the story of Boston Marathon bombing survivor Jeff Bauman, who lost both legs in the attack. The project has been set up with Mandeville Films principals Todd Lieberman and David Hoberman along with Scott...
  • Discover the feminine side of Shakespeare

    A new show that will launch on a national tour after its run at Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival, examines the feminine side of Shakespeare's plays from the doomed Juliet to the obsessed Lady Macbeth. "Women of Will," created by Tina Packer, explores...
  • 'Buyer & Cellar' is a pleasant, fond sendup of Streisand

    'Buyer & Cellar' is a pleasant, fond sendup of Streisand
    Jonathan Tolins' hit off-Broadway play, "Buyer & Cellar," comes with a couple of disclaimers before its star Michael Urie can conjure into existence the one and only Barbra Streisand. As Alex, the narrator and protagonist of this audience-tickling...
  • Julia Stiles Rises to Off Broadway Play 'Phoenix'

    Julia Stiles, last seen on the Gotham stage in the Broadway revival of "Oleanna," will topline an Off Broadway production of Scott Organ's play "Phoenix," running this summer at the Cherry Lane Theater. Stiles will appear opposite James Wirt, the actor...
  • John Hawkes, Tracie Thoms Find Off Broadway Roles in 'Lost Lake'

    John Hawkes, the Oscar-nominated actor who has appeared in films including "Winter's Bone" and "The Sessions," will appear Off Broadway in Manhattan Theater Club's world premiere of "Lost Lake," the new play by "Proof" scribe David Auburn. He'll star...
  • Oscar-Nominated Actress Ruby Dee Dies at 91

    Ruby Dee, best known for her role in 1961's "A Raisin in the Sun" and latterly for her Oscar-nominated turn as Denzel Washington's mother in 2007's "American Gangster," died Wednesday in New York. She was 91. Dee's Oscar nomination in 2008 for her...
  • Joely Richardson Goes Solo in Off Broadway's 'The Belle of Amherst'

    Joely Richardson, the English actress best known to U.S. audiences for her role in FX series "Nip/Tuck," will take on Emily Dickinson in an Off Broadway production of "The Belle of Amherst," the solo play in which she will portray a total of 15...