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Julia Roberts to make on Broadway debut in April

...the actress opens on Broadway in a revival of Richard Greenberg's "Three Days of Rain." The play, directed by Joe Mantello, begins preview performance March 28 at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre and opens April 19. Its 12-week engagement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/30/art_27445.shtml
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Neil Patrick Harris to play two roles in 'Assassins'

...takes a look a presidential assassins and would-be assassins from John Wilkes Booth to John Hinckley. The director is Joe Mantello. Harris previously worked at the legendary former disco in the Roundabout's production "Cabaret," playing the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/24/art_394840.shtml
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'Assassins,' shooting a president in song

...Sondheim and John Weidman was an extraordinary, unsettling piece of musical theater. It still is today, and in director Joe Mantello's perceptive and precise production, the show seems even darker and more malevolent. The times may be riper for...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/04/23/art_413108.shtml
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'Wicked' takes four Outer Critics Awards

...starring Kevin Kline and Michael Hayden, received the play-revival award. Besides musical, "Wicked" took prizes for Joe Mantello for outstanding direction of a musical, and two design awards: Eugene Lee for sets; Susan Hilferty for costumes.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/05/art_414533.shtml
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People in the News

...begin a limited 12-week engagement next March at a theater to be named, the Times said, and will be directed by Joe Mantello, one of the theater's most sought-after directors. No other details, including other cast members, were announced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/07/30/ent_459976.shtml
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Julia Roberts on stage: A modest display of star power

...their children perceive them years later is one of the joys of "Three Days of Rain." Greenberg's play, directed by Joe Mantello, is a lovely celebration of the passage of time - how the present tries to make sense of the past, usually by misconstruing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/20/art_78229.shtml
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'Wicked' and 'I Am My Own Wife' win top Drama Desk Awards

...Own Wife," won the solo performance award. Besides best musical, "Wicked" received prizes for its direction, Joe Mantello; lyrics, Stephen Schwartz; book, Winnie Holzman; sets, Eugene Lee (a tie with John Lee Beatty for "Twentieth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/18/art_415903.shtml
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'Wicked' dominates for 2004 Tonys

...choreography, orchestrations, sets, costumes and lighting. Joe Mantello, snubbed for his direction of "Wicked," still received...O'Brien, "Henry IV." BEST DIRECTION OF A MUSICAL: Joe Mantello, "Assassins"; Kathleen Marshall, "Wonderful Town...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/11/ent_415232.shtml
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Julia Roberts' Broadway debut nears

...London production two years later. Roberts came aboard for the revival after she read the play at the urging of director Joe Mantello and producer Marc Platt, an old friend who had heard she was interested in doing theater. Greenberg doesn't think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/18/art_77859.shtml
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'Spamalot' gets leading 14 Tony nominations

...Direction of a Play: John Crowley, "The Pillowman"; Scott Ellis, "Twelve Angry Men"; Doug Hughes, "Doubt"; Joe Mantello, "Glengarry Glen Ross." Best Direction of a Musical: James Lapine, "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/11/art_452778.shtml
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