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Dame Edna is set for a return engagement

NEW YORK -- Brace yourself Broadway. Dame Edna, that irrepressible Aussie with the purple hair, elaborate gowns and extensive collection of jewelry, is set for a return engagement this November.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/30/art_426866.shtml
Arts
Shows closing during Republican convention and Labor Day

NEW YORK -- Curtain up? Just barely. Broadway is anticipating a glum couple of weeks at the box office, primarily because of the Republican National Convention followed by the Labor Day weekend, a traditionally slow time for shows.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/09/art_424712.shtml
Arts
Sutton Foster stars in a musical version of 'Little Women'

NEW YORK -- "Little Women," Louisa May Alcott's beloved novel, has been an indestructible Hollywood property.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/09/art_424716.shtml
Arts
Broadway gets a new 'Sly Fox': Richard Kind

NEW YORK -- Get ready for major cast changes at "Sly Fox," the Larry Gelbart comedy, playing at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre. Most of the newcomers arrive Aug. 17.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/02/art_424009.shtml
Arts
Adam Pascal returns for final weeks of 'Aida'

NEW YORK -- It's back to the pyramids for Adam Pascal, who originated the role of Radames, the handsome Egyptian soldier, in Disney's long-running musical, "Aida."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/19/art_422566.shtml
Arts
Broadway has its own Van Helsing in Stephen McKinley Henderson

NEW YORK -- Hollywood had Hugh Jackman as Van Helsing. Broadway has Stephen McKinley Henderson as the fearless vampire hunter in "Dracula, The Musical," which opens Aug. 16 at the Belasco Theatre.\r\n

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/05/art_421143.shtml
Arts
The role of 'Chicago's' Mama Morton has been good to Roz Ryan

NEW YORK -- Roz Ryan is back in the role of Mama Morton, the saucy, salacious prison matron in the long-running Broadway revival of "Chicago.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/21/art_419624.shtml
Arts
People in the News

NEW YORK -- As host of the 2004 Tony Awards, Hugh Jackman knows how to move a show along, whether on-camera or off.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/08/ent_418232.shtml
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TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week

You are hereby summoned to consider the verdict of "The Jury," a new drama premiering with back-to-back episodes at 8 p.m. Tuesday on FOX (WFXG-TV, Channel 54).

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/07/tel_418203.shtml
Television
Nominated musicals rehearse their big Tony numbers

NEW YORK -- In the vast, cool darkness of Radio City Music Hall, entertainment for the 2004 Tony Awards comes together in bits and pieces.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/05/art_417880.shtml
Arts