ABC Halts Plans for The Little Mermaid Live and 8 Other Stories You Don’t Want to Miss

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The Little Mermaid Walt Disney Studios

ABC CANCELS FALL PLANS FOR DISNEY’S THE LITTLE MERMAID LIVE
The television special was set to air October 3.


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Oscar Isaac Carol Rosegg

PUBLIC THEATER'S HAMLET, STARRING OSCAR ISAAC, CANCELS SATURDAY MATINEE PERFORMANCES
The production, running close to four hours, will no longer play two-show days.


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Gloria Estefan Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic

GLORIA ESTEFAN AND CARMEN DE LAVALLADE AMONG 2017 KENNEDY CENTER HONOREES
The artists will be celebrated during a gala evening that will be broadcast on CBS in December.


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Caissie Levy and Patti Murin Jenny Anderson

FROZEN STARS CAISSIE LEVY AND PATTI MURIN DISCUSS WHY BEING ‘QUIRKY’ MAKES THEM PERFECT DISNEY ROYALS
“The way Disney has been portraying women in the last 10 to 15 years is so up our alley as people.”


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Stephen Kunken, Juan Castano, Celia Keenan-Bolger, and Anita Gillette Joan Marcus

WHAT DID CRITICS THINK OF A PARALLELOGRAM OFF-BROADWAY?
Celia Keenan-Bolger and Stephen Kunken star in the new Bruce Norris play at Second Stage Theatre.


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Grace McLean Monica Simoes

LINCOLN CENTER THEATER WELCOMES FIVE NEW WRITERS IN RESIDENCE
Jaclyn Backhaus, Michael R. Jackson, Christina Masciotti, Grace McLean, and Korde Arrington Tuttle join the program.


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Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes, and Megan Mullally Chris Haston/NBC

WILL & GRACE REVIVAL PICKED UP FOR ANOTHER SEASON
The NBC sitcom, featuring a quartet of Broadway alums, returns in September.


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Ruth Righi Joan Marcus

WHAT DO CRITICS THINK OF REALLY ROSIE AT NEW YORK CITY CENTER?
The family-friendly musical by Maurice Sendak and Carole King wraps up the summer Encores! Off-Center season.


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Rachelle Ann Go Marc J. Franklin

WATCH CASTS OF THE GREAT COMET, MISS SAIGON, CHICAGO BELT OUT TUNES AT BRYANT PARK
The free lunchtime concert series continued August 3.

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