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Broadway Friday

– Starpower: Daniel Craig and Hugh Jackman delivered record-setting opening week receipts for A Steady Rain. The show grossed $1.1M, a new plateau for a non-musical production. Could it be the $376 “premium seating”? – Superior Donuts, a new play by Tracy Letts, opened to rave reviews at the Music Box last night. Micheal McKean stars. – Cheyenne Jackson is ...

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Broadway Friday

– Openly gay Tony nominee Gavin Creel has been sidelined from his starring role in Hair due to an onstage ankle injury. – Spike Lee’s documentary of the Tony winning Passing Strange debuts tonight at NYC’s IFC Film Center. Next week the film will be available on demand via Sundance Network. – UGH: Disney is in negotiations to turn the ...

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The 2009 Tony Awards

ABOVE: Hair producer Oskar Eustis accepts the award for Best Revival of a Musical with this: “Peace now, freedom now, and [indicating his ring finger] equality NOW. Justice forever!” That’s Mr. Broadway 2009, Anthony Hollock on the right. What a strange beast was this year’s Tony Awards. The “most expensive opening ever” (above left) was indeed spectacular – but audio ...

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Broadway Friday

— Equus star Daniel Radcliffe had his caricature added to the walls of Sardi’s this week. The show closes on Feb. 8th. — Tom Wopat returns to the cast of Chicago on Feb. 16th. — Drag king stand-up comedian Murray Hill will host his annual Oscars party at Joe’s Pub on Feb.22nd. $15 advance, $20 at the door. — Freebie: ...

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