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'Glengarry,' Pacino returning to Broadway
Al Pacino, who starred in the 1992 film adaptation of David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross" as the slimy real estate agent Ricky Roma, will graduate to playing the tragic Shelley Levene in a Broadway revival of the play next season, The New York Times reported this week. "Glengarry" was revived on Broadway back in 2005 with Liev Schreiber and Alan Alda

No. 1 yet again at writers' Tony predictions
Twenty-two of my 26 Tony Awards predictions were correct. But how did I compare with other theater journalists? I came in first place on, beating out 16 colleagues including Brian Scott Lipton (Theatermania), Harry Haun (Playbill), Frank DiLella (NY1) and Michael Musto (Village Voice).

McGrath headed for 'Honeymooners' show
2012 Tony winner Michael McGrath ("Nice Work If You Can Get It") has his next project lined up. At the Tony Awards press room, he revealed that he will play Ralph in a new musical version of "The Honeymooners" now being developed. <

'Spidey' claims strange (and stupid) Tony win
At "Spider-Man's" "Most Tonys on Tony Sunday" publicity, where they invited anyone with a variation of the name "Tony" to come for free, 148 "Tonys" showed up, including "American Idol" finalist Anthony Fedorov.

Spotted ...
Patti LuPone (the original Evita) at the Broadway revival of "Evita" ... Corbin Bleu and Linda Lavin at a Broadway screening of the "Rock of Ages" film. 

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