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UPI Almanac for Monday, July 8, 2013.
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Smirnoff, Chmerkovskiy to star in 'Forever Tango'

Smirnoff, Chmerkovskiy to star in 'Forever Tango'

NEW YORK, June 19 (UPI) -- "Dancing with the Stars" professionals Karina Smirnoff and Maksim Chmerkovskiy will work together this summer in Broadway's "Forever Tango," producers said.

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UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 8, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, July 8, 2008.
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Sarsgaard, Thomas set for 'Seagull'

Sarsgaard, Thomas set for 'Seagull'

NEW YORK, July 2 (UPI) -- Peter Sarsgaard and Kristin Scott Thomas have signed on to star in a new version of Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull" in New York, the play's representatives said.

Chazz to bring 'A Bronx Tale' to B'way

NEW Y0RK, N.Y., Aug. 8 (UPI) -- Actor Chazz Palminteri is set to bring his one-man show “A Bronx Tale” to Broadway this fall for a limited engagement, Playbill.com said Wednesday.

Broadway to get 'A Catered Affair'

NEW YORK, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Harvey Fierstein and John Bucchino’s musical version of the movie “A Catered Affair” is expected to open on Broadway next spring, Playbill.com reported Monday.

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UPI almanac for Sunday, July 8, 2007.

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Today is Saturday, July 8, the 189th day of 2006 with 176 to follow.
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The weekly UPI Almanac package for July 3-9, 2006.
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Today is Friday, July 8, the 189th day of 2005 with 176 to follow.
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Prize-winning 'Doubt' moves into the black

NEW YORK, June 29 (UPI) -- John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning Broadway play "Doubt, a Parable" has gone into the black just 15 weeks since previews began.

Broadway's 'Gem of the Ocean' postponed

NEW YORK, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- The Broadway play "Gem of the Ocean" has been postponed while producers search for financing.

August Wilson nears end of theater cycle

NEW YORK, Aug. 12 (UPI) -- The ninth play in August Wilson's 10-play cycle on the black experience in America decade by decade in the 20th century is scheduled to open on Broadway.

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Today is Thursday, July 8, the 190th day of 2004 with 176 to follow.
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Walter Francis Kerr (July 8, 1913 – October 9, 1996) was an American writer and Broadway theater critic. He also was a writer, lyricist, and director of several Broadway musicals.

Kerr was born in Evanston, Illinois and graduated from Northwestern University. He became a theater critic for the New York Herald Tribune in 1951, then began writing theater reviews for the New York Times in 1966. He wrote for the New York Times for seventeen years. Kerr won a Pulitzer Prize for Criticism in 1978.

In 1990, the old Ritz theater on West 48th Street was renamed the Walter Kerr Theatre in his honor.

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