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  • Harry Potter is moving to the stage. J.K. Rowling announced Friday she is working on a play about the boy wizard's life.
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theater news, entertainment
  • Carol Burnett and Marilu Henner participate in an ensemble reading of the play, Surviving Grace on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013.k
  • Three funny ladies are helping out a very serious cause. They're helping raise awareness and money for Alzheimer's disease.
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theater news, health, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • Carol Burnett and Marilu Henner participate in an ensemble reading of the play, Surviving Grace on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013.k
  • Carol Burnett and Marilu Henner are on a mission to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer's disease.
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theater news, health, vod
  • Watts Village Theater Company actors rehearse for the play, Riot Rebellion.
  • The Watts Village Theater Company is heading back to 1965 and bringing stories of the Watts Riots to the stage.
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theater news, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • Watts Village Theater Company actors rehearse for the play, Riot Rebellion.
  • The Watts Village Theater Company is heading back to 1965 and bringing stories of the Watts Riots to the stage.
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theater news, vod
  • The Wizard of Oz cast perform on stage at the Pantages Theatre in this September 2013 photo.
  • The cast of 'The Wizard of Oz' says the classic story takes on a new perspective when performed on stage.
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theater news, hollywood, vod
  • Brooke Shields talks the cast of Chicago in this July photo.
  • Brooke Shields is settling in her director's chair, taking over the Hollywood Bowl and taking us to 'Chicago.'
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celebrity, theater news, music news, entertainment
  • LynnMarie Rink speaks with ABC7 reporter George Pennacchio about her one-woman show, Wrap Your Heart Around It.
  • Grammy nominee LynnMarie Rink tackles personal life issues in her new one-woman show, 'Wrap Your Heart Around It.'
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celebrity, theater news, music news, entertainment
  • Actors rehearse a scene from The Music Man.
  • 'The Music Man' is marching into Monrovia High School, only it's not a high school production.
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theater news, entertainment
  • Actors rehearse a scene from The Music Man.
  • 'The Music Man' is marching into Monrovia High School, only it's not a high school production.
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theater news, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • A promotional image for Chicago the musical is shown.
  • The cast for the Hollywood Bowl's production of 'Chicago' was announced, and it includes Drew Carey, Lucy Lawless and more.
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theater news, hollywood bowl, entertainment
  • Graffiti is seen at Chris Browns Hollywood Hills house in this May 2013 photo.
  • There's controversy over graffiti on the Hollywood Hills home of rap star Chris Brown.
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celebrity, theater news, entertainment
  • Neil Patrick Harris appears in his opening number for the 2012 Tony Awards.
  • Neil Patrick Harris has been tapped to host the 67th annual Tony Awards live from Radio City Music Hall in New York.
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celebrity, theater news, award shows, new york, entertainment
  • A scene from the play, Joe Turners Come and Gone.
  • These days, TV's Phylicia Rashad is embracing her love of directing live theatre and others are embracing her.
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celebrity, theater news, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • A scene from the play, Joe Turners Come and Gone.
  • These days, TV's Phylicia Rashad is embracing her love of directing live theatre and others are embracing her.
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celebrity, theater news, entertainment
  • Hollywood High School students are seen at rehearsal for In the Heights.
  • Hollywood High School has become the first high school in the U.S. to get the Broadway rights for 'In the Heights.'
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theater news, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • Hollywood High School students are seen at rehearsal for In the Heights.
  • Hollywood High School has become the first high school in the U.S. to get the Broadway rights for 'In the Heights.'
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theater news, entertainment
  • Actress Tanna Frederick in an interview with ABC7 Eyewitness News entertainment reporter George Pennacchio on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
  • Tanna Frederick takes on 'The Rainmaker' in a live production at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica.
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theater news, entertainment
  • Actress Tanna Frederick in an interview with ABC7 Eyewitness News entertainment reporter George Pennacchio on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013.
  • Tanna Frederick takes on 'The Rainmaker' in a live production at the Edgemar Center for the Arts in Santa Monica.
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theater news, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • Donny and Marie discuss an upcoming show, Christmas in L.A. during an interview in Hollywood on Tuesday, Dec., 4, 2012.
  • Donny and Marie are offering up Christmas cheer and music in an energetic show the siblings say is 'non-stop.'
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celebrity, theater news, entertainment
  • Actress-singer Shirley Jones helps St. Genevieve High School with its production of The Music Man.
  • Shirley Jones, who played the leading lady in 'The Music Man' 50 years ago, is helping a local high school with its production.
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san fernando valley, theater news, celebrity, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • The cast from Broadways Newsies perform a production number on Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.
  • Teenage twins Jacob and David Guzman joined their Broadway castmates from 'Newsies' for a number on 'Dancing' Tuesday.
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dancing with the stars, television, theater news, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • The cast from Broadways Newsies perform a production number on Dancing With The Stars on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012.
  • Teenage twins Jacob and David Guzman joined their Broadway castmates from 'Newsies' for a number on 'Dancing' Tuesday.
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television, dancing with the stars, theater news, entertainment
  • Actor Alfred Molina speaks in an interview in this August 2012 photo.
  • Versatile actor Alfred Molina plays a 'bad boy' of the art world in the colorful new play 'Red.'
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celebrity, theater news, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • Actor Alfred Molina speaks in an interview in this August 2012 photo.
  • Versatile actor Alfred Molina plays a 'bad boy' of the art world in the colorful new play 'Red.'
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celebrity, theater news, entertainment
  • Actors rehearse for the musical Mansons Girls on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.
  • A musical based on the Manson Family called 'Manson's Girls' is in the works. The creators says it's sympathetic to victims.
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theater news, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • Actors rehearse for the musical Mansons Girls on Tuesday, July 31, 2012.
  • A musical based on the Manson Family called 'Manson's Girls' is in the works. The creators says it's sympathetic to victims.
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theater news, entertainment
  • A long line formed outside the Pantages Theatre on Sunday, June 10, 2012 as tickets for the West Coast premiere of The Book of Mormon went on sale.
  • Tickets for the West Coast premiere of 'The Book of Mormon' went on sale on Sunday, drawing a long line of fans.
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theater news, entertainment
  • Eye on L.A. takes you on an exclusive, behind-the-scenes adventure at Cirque Du Soleils new resident show IRIS.
  • Eye on L.A. takes you on an exclusive, behind-the-scenes adventure at Cirque Du Soleil's show IRIS at the Hollywood & Highland Center.
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theater news, hollywood, music news, eye on l.a., tina malave
  • Cirque du Soleil started as a group of 20 street performers in the 80s, but it has become a major organization.
  • Cirque du Soleil started as a group of 20 street performers in the '80s, but it has become a major organization.
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theater news, entertainment
  • Eye on L.A. takes you on an exclusive, behind-the-scenes adventure at Cirque Du Soleils new resident show IRIS.
  • Eye on L.A. takes you on an exclusive, behind-the-scenes adventure at Cirque Du Soleil's new resident show IRIS.
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theater news, hollywood, entertainment
  • The AMC Theatre in Burbank, Calif. is seen in this undated file photo.
  • A Chinese conglomerate is buying the AMC theatre chain for $2.6 billion, making it the world's biggest theatre operator.
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theater news, business
  • Billy Elliot became a big screen hit in 2000. It went to Broadway in 2008 and now it finally dances its way to Hollywood.
  • 'Billy Elliot' became a big screen hit in 2000. It went to Broadway in 2008 and now it finally dances its way to Hollywood.
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theater news, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • Billy Elliot became a big screen hit in 2000. It went to Broadway in 2008 and now it finally dances its way to Hollywood.
  • 'Billy Elliot' became a big screen hit in 2000. It went to Broadway in 2008 and now it finally dances its way to Hollywood.
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theater news, entertainment
  • Casa de mi Padre star Genesis Rodriguez may be new to U.S. audiences but she has been in show business her whole life.
  • 'Casa de mi Padre' star Genesis Rodriguez may be new to U.S. audiences but she has been in show business her whole life.
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theater news, entertainment
  • This September, the live arena show Batman Live will make stops in Anaheim and downtown L.A.
  • This September, the live arena show 'Batman Live' will make stops in Anaheim and downtown L.A.
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theater news, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • This September, the live arena show Batman Live will make stops in Anaheim and downtown L.A.
  • This September, the live arena show 'Batman Live' will make stops in Anaheim and downtown L.A.
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theater news, eyewitness news
  • George Clooney and Brad Pitt were starred in Saturday nights premiere of 8, a play about the same-sex marriage battle.
  • George Clooney and Brad Pitt starred in Saturday night's premiere of '8,' a play about the same-sex marriage battle.
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celebrity, same-sex marriage, theater news, entertainment, amy powell
  • George Clooney and Brad Pitt were starred in Saturday nights premiere of 8, a play about the same-sex marriage battle.
  • George Clooney and Brad Pitt were starred in Saturday night's premiere of '8,' a play about the same-sex marriage battle.
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theater news, celebrity, same-sex marriage, entertainment
  • George Clooney and Brad Pitt were starred in Saturday nights premiere of 8, a play about the same-sex marriage battle.
  • George Clooney and Brad Pitt were starred in Saturday night's premiere of '8,' a play about the same-sex marriage battle.
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theater news, celebrity, same-sex marriage, entertainment
  • George Clooney and Brad Pitt were starred in Saturday nights premiere of 8, a play about the same-sex marriage battle.
  • George Clooney and Brad Pitt were starred in Saturday night's premiere of '8,' a play about the same-sex marriage battle.
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theater news, celebrity, same-sex marriage, entertainment
  • The Los Angeles Inner City Mass Choir rehearses for The Gospel According to Tim McAfee Lewis concert to benefit The Kierrah Foundation.
  • The Los Angeles Inner City Mass Choir is busy rehearing for this weekend's benefit concert for The Kierrah Foundation.
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music news, theater news, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • The Los Angeles Inner City Mass Choir rehearses for The Gospel According to Tim McAfee Lewis concert to benefit The Kierrah Foundation.
  • The Los Angeles Inner City Mass Choir will perform in a benefit concert for the Kierrah Foundation.
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music news, theater news, entertainment
  • The Redlands Shakespeare Festival says thieves have made off with the groups medieval and Renaissance swords.
  • The Redlands Shakespeare Festival says thieves have made off with the group's medieval and Renaissance swords.
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theater news, san bernardino county, inland empire news, leticia juarez
  • The Redlands Shakespeare Festival says thieves have made off with the groups medieval and Renaissance swords.
  • The Redlands Shakespeare Festival says thieves have made off with the group's medieval and Renaissance swords.
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theater news, san bernardino county, eyewitness news
  • William Shatner speaks to OnTheRedCarpet.com in May 2010.
  • William Shatner is returning to Broadway to headline a one-man show called 'Shatner's World: We Just Live In It.'
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celebrity, theater news, entertainment
  • Actors Jude Law, James Earl Jones and Kevin Spacey are competing against each other at the Whatsonstage awards.
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award shows, celebrity, theater news, entertainment
  • In David Dean Bottrell Makes Love, Bottrell shares his stories of love, from his first girlfriend to his life as a gay man.
  • In 'David Dean Bottrell Makes Love,' Bottrell shares his stories of love, from his first girlfriend to his life as a gay man.
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theater news, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio
  • In David Dean Bottrell Makes Love, Bottrell shares his stories of love, from his first girlfriend to his life as a gay man.
  • In 'David Dean Bottrell Makes Love,' Bottrell shares his stories of love, from his first girlfriend to his life as a gay man.
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theater news, entertainment
  • Bring It On: The Musical was inspired by the 2000 movie of the same name. But what you see live on stage is very different and downright jaw-dropping.
  • 'Bring It On: The Musical' takes musical theatre to a whole new level, with singers who know how to dance and cheer.
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theater news, hollywood wrap, george pennacchio