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01. seventeen heathers / 02. perfect for you next to normal / 03. i’ll cover you rent / 04. as long as you’re mine wicked / 05. falling slowly once / 06. i should tell you rent / 07. hey #1 next to normal / 08. a little fall of rain les miserables / 09. the point of no return the phantom of the opera / 10. light my candle rent / 11. one hand, one heart west side story / 12. crazier than you the addams family / 13. seven wonders catch me if you can / 14. hey #2 next to normal / 15. sun and moon miss saigon / 16. suddenly seymour little shop of horrors / 17. tango: maureen rent / 18. (you’re) timeless to me hairspray / 19. young and healthy 42nd street / 20. a whole new world aladdin / 21. i see the light tangled / 22. all i ask of you the phantom of the opera / 23. anything you can do annie get your gun / 24. the phantom of the opera the phantom of the opera / 25. the next ten minutes the last five years / 26. something to believe in newsies / 27. hey #3/perfect for you (reprise) next to normal


Raúl Castillo, Star of “Looking,” Settles In To His New Role: Heartthrob

Raúl Castillo was nervous the day he had to come out as straight.

“It was that first day we were shooting on Muni, going back and forth on the train,” said the 38-year-old star of “Looking,” the short-lived HBO drama that followed a group of gay friends in San Francisco. His scene partner was Jonathan Groff, the gay actor playing the main character, Patrick.

“We were talking about a love affair, or at least the beginning of a love affair between these two guys,” Mr. Castillo recalled, walking around Hell’s Kitchen on a recent Friday afternoon. “And I brought up meeting my girlfriend for the first time. But I did so trepidatiously, because I didn’t want to spoil any kind of chemistry that was beginning to happen.”

Mr. Groff, to his relief, “didn’t bat a lash.” They went on to film one of the pivotal moments of the pilot episode, when Patrick strikes up a spontaneous, often fraught romance with Mr. Castillo’s character, Richie, a Mexican-American hairdresser he meets on public transportation.

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Kate dazzles on red carpet for West End revival of 42nd Street

The Duchess of Cambridge dazzled in a maroon Marchesa gown as she brought some royal glamour to the red carpet at the opening night of the musical 42nd Street in London.

Kate attended the West End revival of the Broadway hit at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane in her role as Royal Patron of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (Each).

She teamed the full-skirted ankle length dress with a jewelled belt, maroon heels and a clutch bag.

Duchess of Cambridge (Lauren Hurley/PA)

The stage show, which stars Grammy award-winning singer Sheena Easton, is helping to raise money for the charity as funds are required for a vital new purpose-built hospice in Norfolk called The Nook.

Ahead of the show she was greeted by the show’s co-producer Lord Michael Grade, as well as director and author Mark Bramble and 12-year-old Ollie Duell, from Cambridge, who has used the services of Each.

Duchess of Cambridge (Lauren Hurley/PA)

Kate became the Royal Patron for the charity back in 2012 and has attended several official engagements over the years.

In 2014, she helped to launch the appeal for The Nook, which will help to provide more families with the same facilities as those offered by Each facilities across Cambridgeshire, Essex and Suffolk.

Other famous faces attending the show included Hollywood star Morgan Freeman, The Royle Family actress Sue Johnston and choreographer Arlene Phillips.

Duchess of Cambridge (Steve Parsons/AP/PA)

Sheena was making her West End debut in the Tony Award-winning musical 42nd Street which first opened in New York in 1980.

The Scottish star plays Dorothy Brock in the show, which is a tribute to the world of musical theatre and has returned to the West End after more than 30 years.

Emmerdale actor Tom Lister plays Julian Marsh, while theatre star Clare Halse plays Peggy Sawyer.

The show, which features classic songs We’re In The Money, Keep Young And Beautiful, I Only Have Eyes For You and Lullaby Of Broadway, returns to the theatre where it made its first UK run from 1984 to 1989, starring a then-unknown Catherine Zeta-Jones.

(left to right) Lord Michael Grade, the Duchess of Cambridge, Dr Johnny Hon and his wife Vicki in the Royal Box (Heathcliff O’Malley/The Daily Telegraph/PA)

The musical follows young Peggy’s arrival in New York from small-town America as she joins the chorus line of Broadway’s newest show and tries to get a big break.

The new production features a cast of more than 50 high-kicking performers and will run until October 14.

During the show Kate sat in the theatre’s royal box between Lord Grade and executive producer Dr Johnny Hon and could be seen smiling broadly and clapping enthusiastically.


The new location for my Daredevil Street Art. West 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, Time’s Square! Hey mom, I made it!

In 1996, workers demolishing the old Apollo Theater on West 42nd Street in New York City discovered a hidden cache of discarded wallets. Apparently a thief had preyed on theatergoers there 40 years earlier, stealing wallets and pocketbooks, removing the cash and valuables, and dropping the rest into an airshaft. “The farther back I crawled, the older they got, from the 1960s to the 1950s,” foreman Bill Barron told the New York Times. The finds included a weekly paycheck stub for $226.30, a telephone bill for $7.24, faded photographs, and identification papers of the victims, few of whom were still living.

I’m gonna raise Bosley Crowther from the dead so I can tell him that the Japanese monster movie he trashed in the New York Times sixty years ago spawned the longest-running franchise in film history and the newest one is having a VIP premiere on West 42nd Street

07/24/93 - West 42nd Street, New York.

“I wanted to place them there and let them be a part of that with the passers by and the constant traffic and all the old doorways. I had found this place earlier in the week including that sign, the one that reads "Men don’t protect you anymore” and I thought “that’s him”. I took him there and he saw it. “Take my picture in front of that” were his first words. It wasn’t a bad way to start the session" photographer Stephen Sweet.