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hosted.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) -- A day after seeing himself onstage, Davy Rothbart was still a little dazed. The celebratory drinks afterward sure didn't hurt, but those weren't what kept him floored. He'd just watched an actor portray him in a new, semi-fictionalized musical account of the way he'd started the super-cool magazine "Found" and how its success nearly destroyed him.

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hosted.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) -- The webs have been swept away, the comic book villains are long gone and even the name of the theater has changed. So what better way to bid farewell to the doomed "Spider-Man" musical at the re-christened Lyric Theatre than with a pure American classic?

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hosted.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) -- Al Pacino will return to Broadway next year in a new play by David Mamet written with the Oscar-winner expressly in mind. Producers said Thursday that Pacino will star in "China Doll" directed by Pam MacKinnon starting in October 2015. Additional casting is to be announced later.

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Elaine Stritch memorial set for next month

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - A one-night-only Broadway tribute to the late theater icon Elaine Stritch next month will feature Bernadette Peters, Patti Lupone, Hal Prince, Betty Buckley, Christine Ebersole and Michael Feinstein. The show, "Everybody, Rise! A Celebration of Elaine Stritch," lead by George C. Wolfe, will be held on Nov.

Al Pacino to return to Broadway in a Mamet play

bigstory.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) - Al Pacino will return to Broadway next year in a new play by David Mamet written with the Oscar-winner in mind. Producers said Thursday that Pacino will star in "China Doll" directed by Pam MacKinnon starting in October 2015. Additional casting is to be announced later.

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hosted.ap.org — The musical won the 2006 Olivier and 2009 Tony Award for best new musical. Globally, "Billy Elliot the Musical" has played to 9.5 million people and is still running in the West End. Stephen Daldry, who directed the film, did the same for the stage version.

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hosted.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) -- The next big Broadway star is coming from the Internet. "Rock of Ages" producer Matt Weaver said Tuesday that the show has asked YouTube sensation Chester See to play rock idol Stacee Jaxx. The new media star will start onstage at the venerable Helen Hayes Theatre on Oct.

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hosted.ap.org — NEW YORK (AP) -- Carol Burnett doesn't want to brag, but she's done it with a lot of famous guys. Her first time was with Leslie Nielsen, then Tony Roberts. She did it twice with Charlton Heston, twice with Cliff Robertson, once with Tom Selleck, and once with John Cleese.
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