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2009-09-21 15:39:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA), Madison Project and Speak Theater Arts will participate in unique staging of The Laramie Project, Ten Years Later. . .an Epilogue at 7:30 p.m. on October 12th at The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage in Santa Monica. This night will bring together actors, musicians and public figures interwoven with musical performances by the Chorus. "We are thrilled to join 120 cities around the world in staging this...

2009-01-15 12:08:45

Colin Hanks and Samantha Mathis have joined Jane Fonda in the cast of the upcoming Broadway production of 33 Variations, it was announced Thursday. Previews of the play are to begin Feb. 9 at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre in New York. The show's official opening is scheduled for March 9, representatives for the play said in a release. Rehearsals have begun for the cast, which also includes Zach Grenier, Don Amendolia, Susan Kellermann, Erik Steele and Diane Walsh. The play's limited engagement...

2008-11-04 09:00:15

Film star Jane Fonda has agreed to headline a new play, marking her first appearance on the Broadway stage in 46 years, representatives for the show said. The Oscar- and Emmy-winning actress is slated to appear early next year in the Tectonic Theatre Project's "33 Variations," which was written and will be directed by Moises Kaufman. This production is to be his Broadway debut as a playwright. Additional casting, designers, dates and venue will be announced shortly, representatives for...

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