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Together again...

Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, who first teamed up together in the musical "Evita," are coming back to Broadway.

The concert show "An Evening With Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin," which has been playing dates around the country, will land for 63 performances in the Barrymore Theatre starting Nov. 16. Opening night is set for Nov. 21.

"I so adore working with Mandy," LuPone said. "He's always been a risk taker, a quality I love best in an actor. I treasure our partnership, which began in 'Evita' and which today is stronger than ever. And that's rare."

The concert show, which got its start in 2007 and has also taken the pair to Australia and New Zealand, is directed by Patinkin and includes musical staging by fellow Broadway veteran Ann Reinking.

LuPone was last on Broadway in the frothy musical "Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown." Patinkin last appeared on a New York stage in the moody "Compulsion" in the Public Theater.


Band on the cover...

Landing the cover of Rolling Stone is usually confirmation of superstar status. The Sheepdogs -- winners of the magazine's first contest to be on the cover -- aren't there yet, but they may be on their way.

The Canadian rock band beat out 15 other competitors in "Do You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star?" to land on the cover. The winner was announced Monday.

The magazine hits newsstands Friday.

The previously unsigned act is also getting a deal with Atlantic Records, and today it will release a digital EP, "Five Easy Pieces," and perform on NBC's "Late Night With Jimmy Fallon."

"The biggest thing is ... just being able to tell everybody, and seeing what happens," Ewan Currie, lead singer of the quartet from Saskatoon, said in an interview last week with the Associated Press.


Stop stalking Berry...

A judge has granted Halle Berry a three-year civil restraining order against a man charged with stalking the Oscar-winning actress.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Carol Boas Goodson granted Berry the order Monday without requiring the actress to attend a hearing. Berry wrote in a petition last month that she was "extremely frightened" of Richard A. Franco, who was arrested after scaling the wall of her house July 11.

Franco is required to stay 100 yards from the actress and her 3-year-old daughter.

Franco remains jailed after being charged with felony stalking and burglary. He is accused of entering Berry's property three times over a three-day period in July, including an incident in which the actress says he nearly followed her into her home.


How to succeed...

Producers of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" have turned to TV to find a replacement for star Daniel Radcliffe.

Darren Criss, of Fox's hit show "Glee," will make his Broadway debut as J. Pierrepont Finch for three weeks starting Jan. 3 until Jan. 22. Radcliffe's final performance is set for Jan. 1.

On "Glee," Criss plays Blaine Anderson, a gay student at Dalton Academy and the leader of the "Warblers," an all-male singing group.

"How to Succeed" opened March 27 in Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre and was nominated for eight 2011 Tony Awards.