Second Stage Sets Uptown Slate

Second Stage Sets Uptown Slate

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Gotham nonprofit Second Stage Theater has set the lineup for its annual summer programming, with a world preem play helmed by Thomas Kail and a new tuner, "Murder for Two," both on the docket. Annual…

UMG completes EMI divestment process
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UMG completes EMI divestment process

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With two sales agreements announced on Wednesday, Universal Music Group finally completed the long, European Commission-mandated divestment process following its acquisition of EMI's recorded music…

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CME posts bleak earnings report
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CME posts bleak earnings report

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PRAGUE — Ron Lauder's Central European Media Enterprises, co-owned by Time Warner, is restructuring its six-nation network of TV stations to counter a “tough market” and shaken consumer confidence…

Alabama Shakes Bucks Sales Slump

Alabama Shakes Bucks Sales Slump

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The music biz settled into the post-Grammys doldrums last week, with Mumford & Sons' "Babel" hanging onto the No. 1 slot on the U.S. album chart despite a 66% sales decline. The U.K. folk-rock band's…

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Just Laughs Launches Stage Arm

Just for Laughs Launches Stage Arm

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Just for Laughs Group, the 31-year-old Canadian producer of comedy fests around the world, has launched a Gotham-based theatrical division led by producer Adam Blanshay. Called Just for Laughs…

Iconic pianist Van Cliburn dies

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Van Cliburn, whose legacy as a 20th century classical pianist is matched only by such figures Vladimir Horowitz and Glenn Gould, died at age 78 in his home in Fort Worth, Texas on Wednesday. Cause of…

Three musicals pack Williamstown slate

Three musicals pack Williamstown slate

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New productions of Marx brothers tuner "Animal Crackers" and 2010 musical "Johnny Baseball" are among the titles joining "The Bridges of Madison County" on the 2013 slate at the Williamstown…

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