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  1. broadwaypocalypse
    Hair to CloseGet a job, hippies!
  2. ragtimepocalypse
    Ragtime Granted Stay of ExecutionThe shuttering musical will stay open a week past its previously announced closing date.
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    Finian’s Rainbow to Close on January 17When will this cursed year end?
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    Altar Boyz Throwing in the TowelThe Off Broadway musical survived almost five years.
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    Out of Ragtime?It’s dunzo on January 3, says Michael Riedel.
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    Bye Bye Birdie to Close in JanuaryYes, it will say “bye, bye.”
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    Julia Stiles Fails to Save BroadwaySurely there must be some way to pin some of the blame for the failure of ‘Oleanna’ on Jeremy Piven, right?
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    Abigail Breslin Is Coming to New YorkLittle Miss Sunshine will make her Broadway debut.
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    Matthew Broderick Given Another Week to Learn His LinesIf last night was any indication, he’s going to need it.
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    Shrek to Be Shuttered’Shrek: The Musical’ will play its final performance on January 3, 2010.
  11. broadwaypocalypse
    Regina Spektor: No Sleep Till BroadwayShe’ll be writing the music for the musical adaptation of the play ‘Beauty.’
  12. ticked off
    Parker Posey Drops Out of Off Broadway Play for Non-Sushi-Related ReasonsIn her case, it’s Lyme disease and not a case of mercury poisoning.
  13. broadwaypocalypse
    It’s the End of an Era: MTV Is Planning to Leave Iconic Times Square StudioWhere will all the Backstreet Boys fans converge now?
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    9 to 5 Closing’9 to 5’ will play its final performance sometime around Labor Day.
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    Hugh Jackman and Daniel Craig, Together Again for the First TimeThis fall, Broadway’s gonna get a little bit hunkier.
  16. broadwaypocalypse
    The Nutty Professor Is Coming to BroadwayFortunately, there’s no word yet on ‘Norbit: The Musical.’
  17. broadwaypocalypse
    Avenue Q Ending Its Broadway RunThe massively popular (and profitable) play will stage its last show on September 13.
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    August: Osage County ClosingAfter 648 performances and three Violet Westins, the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning ‘August: Osage County’ will drop its final curtain on June 28.
  19. tonypocalypse
    Reasons to Be Pretty Killed by TonysThanks to a Tony shutout, Neil LaBute’s play will close this Sunday.
  20. broadwaypocalypse
    Broadway LivesThough it had its problems, the 2008–2009 Broadway season set a new record for total grosses.
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    Tony Snub Kills Desire Under the ElmsBut there’s good news for ‘The Norman Conquests’!
  22. broadwaypocalypse
    Addams Family Musical Sets a DateApril 8, 2010!
  23. Mourning Mourning Becomes ElectraAnother Broadway play gets canned.
  24. broadwaypocalypse
    Will Chase Can’t Catch a BreakHis latest, ‘The Story of My Life,’ closed yesterday, just days after its official opening on Thursday.
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    Broadwaypocalypse Averted?There are signs of life in theater land.
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    Photograph of Presidential Penis Threatens Broadway“An anonymous but age-appropriate public domain Internet penis” that Will Ferrell is presenting to be the former president’s is causing an uproar.
  27. broadwaypocalypse
    Ponzi Scheme: The Musical Possibly Headed for BroadwayApparently, there’s renewed interest in the original Bernie Madoff.
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    Jeremy Piven Drives a Stake Through the Heart of BroadwayThe Broadwaypocalypse gains strength.
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    Gypsy to Cease Entertaining You in JanuaryThe Broadway revival was supposed to close in March, but its run will end next month instead.
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    Nothing to Cheer About: Vanities Broadway Opening DelayedThe show will not open in February as previously announced.
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    Come January, Grease Will No Longer Be the WordLike every other show on Broadway, it’s closing.
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    Shuttering of ‘Young Frankenstein’ Practically the Greatest Thing That’s Ever HappenedThe ‘Times’ reports that the shuttering of ‘Frankenstein’ is causing ‘unusual guilty glee’ among theater fans.
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    It’s Not Alive! ‘Young Frankenstein’ to Close in January TooMel Brooks’s ‘Young Frankenstein’ will play its final performance on January 4.
  34. closings
    Middle-School Musical ‘13’ to Be Dismissed in JanuaryIt will have played 11.67 times more regular performances than ‘American Buffalo.’
  35. closings
    ‘American Buffalo’ Goes Way of the BuffaloIt didn’t even last a week.