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Steve Kazee Loves a Good Gay Bar, James Corden Bathes with David Beckham & More Lessons of the Week

Steve Kazee Loves a Good Gay Bar, James Corden Bathes with David Beckham & More Lessons of the Week

With temperatures hitting the 100 degree mark in New York City over the last few days, it's no wonder so many of this week's lessons have a bit of a steamy side to them. Take a look below for our round-up of the hottest stories from this past week.


Steve Kazee Loves a Good Gay Bar
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Wood Harris on His 'Ghetto Upbringing,' Breaking Away From The Wire and Streetcar Love Story

Wood Harris on His 'Ghetto Upbringing,' Breaking Away From The Wire and Streetcar Love Story

Age & Hometown: 41; Chicago, IL

Current role: A Broadway debut as Stanley's kind-hearted friend Mitch in Tennessee Williams’ classic A Streetcar Named Desire.

West Side Pride: At home on the West Side of Chicago, Wood Harris’ parents wouldn’t have guessed that two of their sons would become professional actors (older brother Steve is best known for TV's ...

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A Streetcar Named Desire Cancels Broadway Extension; West End Run in the Works

A Streetcar Named Desire Cancels Broadway Extension; West End Run in the Works

The current Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’ classic A Streetcar Named Desire will end its run at the Broadhurst Theater on July 22 as originally planned. Streetcar, which stars Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Wood Harris, opened on April 22 and had previously announced an extension through August 19. A West End run for the show is ...

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Squigs Hops Aboard A Streetcar Named Desire for a Fiery Cast Portrait

Squigs Hops Aboard A Streetcar Named Desire for a Fiery Cast Portrait

Tennessee Williams’ classic drama A Streetcar Named Desire is getting a riveting Broadway revival starring Blair Underwood as Stanley, Nicole Ari Parker as Blanche, Daphne Rubin-Vega as Stella and Wood Harris as Mitch. Broadway.com resident artist Justin ‘Squigs’ Robertson headed to Elysian Fields to take in Emily Mann’s production and pen a portrait of the four headliners in ...

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Tony Eligibility Rulings Made for Newsies, Evita, Death of a Salesman and More

Tony Eligibility Rulings Made for Newsies, Evita, Death of a Salesman and More

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met for the fourth and final time this season on April 27 to determine eligibility for 18 Broadway productions.

The shows discussed included Death of a Salesman, Once, Jesus Christ Superstar, Newsies, The Best Man, End of the Rainbow, Evita, Magic/Bird, Peter and the Starcatcher, One Man, Two Guvnors, Clybourne Park, A Streetcar Named ...

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Going for 2012 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Featured Actor in a Play

Going for 2012 Tony Gold! Handicapping the Race for Best Featured Actor in a Play

It’s almost Tony time, and let's face it: We’re obsessed! In anticipation of the 2012 Tony nominations, which will be announced on May 1, the Broadway.com editorial staff clocked 12 of the top races. Take a look at our forecast, including frontrunners, hopefuls and a “shout out” to one performer or show we hope the Tony ...

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Ride Along with Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker & More as A Streetcar Named Desire Opens on Broadway

Ride Along with Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker & More as A Streetcar Named Desire Opens on Broadway

It was a rainy night in Manhattan on April 22, but the weather inside the Broadhurst Theatre was balmy as the New Orleans-set classic A Streetcar Named Desire opening on Broadway. The starry Tennessee Williams revival boasted an audience filled with theater titans like Pulitzer Prize winner Edward Albee, TV stars like Russell Hornsby, current Broadway stars like Norm Lewis ...

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They Want Magic! Join Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker & More on A Streetcar Named Desire’s Opening Night

They Want Magic! Join Blair Underwood, Nicole Ari Parker & More on A Streetcar Named Desire’s Opening Night
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Tennessee Williams’ A Streetcar Named Desire was revived and reinvented on April 22, when the show’s first ever Broadway production starring a cast color opened at the Broadhurst Theatre. Broadway newcomers Blair Underwood and Nicole Ari Parker made powerful Broadway debuts as the famously brutish Stanley and the genteel Blanche, respectively, joined by Tony nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega as Stella ...

Take a First Look at Broadway's Steamy, Starry Streetcar Named Desire Revival

Take a First Look at Broadway's Steamy, Starry Streetcar Named Desire Revival
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Tennessee Williams’ landmark play A Streetcar Named Desire is back on Broadway with an all-star cast, and we’ve got a peek at photos of these A-listers in action. Blair Underwood and Nicole Ari Parker lead the cast as working class lug Stanley and southern belle Blanche DuBois, respectively, with Tony nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega playing Stanley's wife, Stella, and ...

Photo Exclusive! Take a Ride on the Steamy Streetcar Named Desire in Rehearsal

Photo Exclusive! Take a Ride on the Steamy Streetcar Named Desire in Rehearsal
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The sultry heat of New Orleans’ French Quarter will soon be transplanted to the Broadhurst Theatre, where a revival of Tennessee Williams’ Pulitzer Prize-winning drama A Streetcar Named Desire begins performances on April 3. Broadway newcomer Blair Underwood is already heating up the rehearsal room as Stanley Kowalski, a working-class man who clashes with his Southern belle sister-in-law Blanche DuBois ...

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