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2008-07-17 15:00:43

By JUDY HARRISON; OF THE NEWS STAFF Summer, especially summer in Maine, is for laughter. In offering up "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," the New Surry Theatre not only recognizes but also honors this notion in its production that opened Friday and runs weekends through Aug. 16.

2008-07-16 00:00:22

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK - Whoopi Goldberg is going back to Broadway. Goldberg, a co-host on the ABC's "The View," announced on the air Monday that she will appear in the Tony-nominated roller-skating musical "Xanadu" as one of the show's evil sisters, Caliope.

2008-06-27 12:02:43

By Rachel Johnson, Aiken Standard, S.C. Jun. 27--Scheduled to open on Sept. 12, "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," directed by Nathan Greer, is currently holding open auditions to anyone interested in becoming a part of the excitement on the stage at the Aiken Community Playhouse.

2008-06-23 06:00:17

By Jim Carnes, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jun. 23--Why did the chicken cross the road? To escape becoming a prop in the latest Fair Oaks Theatre Festival production. Instead, rubber chickens were employed -- and quite a few of Fair Oaks' most famous inhabitants crowed at their success.

2008-06-19 12:00:42

Broadway musical composer Stephen Sondheim didn't attend this week's Tony Awards ceremony in New York because he was traveling in Europe.

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