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Broadway 'Goes' All Out in March

March 1, 2011 - Nearly a dozen Broadway productions will begin performances during March.

Anything Goes, the revival of the Cole Porter classic, tells the tale of true love, elaborate disguises and good old-fashioned blackmail aboard the S.S. American. Starring Tony Award winners Sutton Foster and Joey Grey, previews begin March 10 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.

Robin Williams stars as a tiger in the new comedy Bengal Tiger in the Baghdad Zoo. The play follows two American Marines who roam the streets of Baghdad with an Iraqi gardener in search of friendship, atonement and a golden toilet seat. Previews start March 11 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre.

Catch Me If You Can is a new musical based on the true story of a brilliant con artist who finds himself being chased by a FBI agent. With a creative team of Terrence McNally, Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman and a cast that includes Kerry Butler and Norbert Leo Butz, performances begin March 11 at the Neil Simon Theatre.

Kathy Griffin makes her Broadway debut in her new, one-woman show entitled Kathy Griffin Wants a Tony. Each performance will feature fresh material about pop culture, political mishaps and celebrity missteps. The show will have a limited run at the Belasco Theatre from March 11-19.

Featuring Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale, Elizabeth Rodriguez and Annabella Sciorra, The Mother------ with the Hat is a verbal warfare about love, fidelity, sobriety and the lack thereof. Previews start March 15 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre.

War Horse, based on the Michael Morpurgo novel, is a tale of young man’s mission to bring his beloved horse back from the battlefields of World War I. Performances begin March 17 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater for a limited run.

In Wonderland, a new musical with a fresh new spin on the classic tale of Alice in Wonderland, finds Alice as a modern-day woman, losing sight of the joy in life, who goes on an enlightening adventure deep below the streets of New York City. Previews start March 21 at the Marquis Theatre.

Based on the film, Sister Act follows a disco singer who must hide in a convent after witnessing a serious crime and ends up revamping the choir, her fellow sisters and the surrounding community with the power of song. Performances begin on March 24 at the Broadway Theatre.

Kathleen Turner stars in High as a nun who agrees to sponsor a 19 year-old drug user in an effort to help him overcome his addiction. In the process, she begins to question her own faith. Previews begin March 25 at the Booth Theatre.

Baby It’s You! is a new musical about the inspiring tale of Florence Greenberg, the woman who revolutionized the record industry after discovering The Shirelles and creating her own label. The show is filled with classics like “I Say a Little Prayer” and “Twist and Shout.” Previews begin March 26 at the Broadhurst Theatre.

Jim Belushi stars in Born Yesterday, a comedy about sex and politics. Belushi plays a corrupt businessman who, with the help of a cunning woman, sets out to “capitalize” on everything and anything Washington has to offer. Previews start March 31 at the Cort Theatre.

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