Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014

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Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 2/1/2014. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Patrick Warburton Hosts 41st Annie Awards - 2/1/2014

The International Animated FilmSociety, ASIFA-Hollywood, announced today that TV, film and voice actor, Patrick Warburton, will host the 41 st Annie Awards on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at UCLA's Royce Hall.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Ashford's New Production of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE Set for Chicago - 2/1/2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents a brand-new production of Gioachino Rossini's crowning comedic glory, The Barber of Seville, conceived by the Tony Award-winning director Rob Ashford in both his Lyric and operatic debut.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Opera Australia Presents MAZDA OPERA IN THE DOMAIN - 2/1/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014PINKALICIOUS Returns to the Vital Theatre - 2/1/2014

The award-winning Vital Theatre Company has announced that its long-running family hit PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL will return to the Vital Theatre on 76th Street for performances Saturdays and Sundays at 3:30 pm, February 1st through April 27th, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Mike Albo's THE JUNKET Extends Through 2/1 at Dixon Place - 2/1/2014

The Junket, a new, hilariously scandalous solo show based on scandalous actual events, written and performed by Mike Albo, extends its run at Dixon Place a second time, originally scheduled to close on Saturday, November 16th. The Junket will now play on January 17 & 18 at 7:00 p.m. and January 25th and February 1st at 10:00 p.m. at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street, NYC).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Photos: In Rehearsal with Off-Broadway's PHILOSOPHY FOR GANGSTERS - 2/1/2014

Philosophy for Gangsters, an irresponsible comedy about ideas, honor, and messy deaths, by Liz Peak and Barry Peak, has announced the cast and creative team for a limited Off-Broadway world premiere engagement. Directed by both Peaks, performances will begin at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Aves.) on Saturday, February 1. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m. The show is scheduled to play through March 1st. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Houston Grand Opera Closes Weinberg's Holocaust Opera, THE PASSENGER - 2/2/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Rachel McAdams Stars in ABOUT TIME, Now Available on Blu-ray/DVD & On Demand - 2/2/2014

Critically acclaimed filmmaker Richard Curtis, the creator of poignant classics such as Love Actually, Notting Hill and Four Weddings and a Funeral, gives romantics a timeless love story with About Time,


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014The Canadian Opera Company Presents Verdi's A MASKED BALL - 2/2/2014

Toronto - The Canadian Opera Company presents Verdi's opera of forbidden passion amid political turmoil, A Masked Ball (Un ballo in maschera). Sung in Italian with English SURTITLES, A Masked Ball comes to the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts for eight performances on February 2, 5, 8, 11, 14, 16, 20, 22, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Regina Opera Company Presents SALUTE TO BROADWAY Concert - 2/2/2014

Description: On Sunday, February 2, 2013, at 3PM, Regina Opera will present its 'Salute to Broadway' Concert at Our Lady of Perpetual Help auditorium, 5902 6th Avenue, Brooklyn. Regina Opera soloists will present a 2-hour concert of show stopping Broadway and popular tunes. Featured are Regina Opera soloists:


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014VOICEBOX/Opera in Concert Presents Rameau's HIPPOLYTE ET ARICIE - 2/2/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Joe Murena to Make Off-Broadway Debut in MY BIG GAY ITALIAN FUNERAL, 2/2 - 2/2/2014

Joe Murena, a singer songwriter from Long Island is honored to be making his first off broadway debut as 'Ezio.' Joe is most commonly known as a finalist from American Idol (Season 4 with Carrie Underwood). He is also known for his performances on Star Search, Good Morning America and Showtime at the Apollo. Joe's theatrical credits include Long Island community theater productions of West Side Story (Arab) and Breaking Up Is Hard To Do (Del Delmonico). He has lent his voice to some chart topping singles like 'Always Have Tomorrow' (Serge Devant) and 'You are the Only One' (MYNT Project .) His passion is writing music and his songs are available on iTunes (e.g. Reconcile, Transparent, Truth Is…)


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014DreamWorks Debuts Exclusive Look at NEED FOR SPEED During Super Bowl - 2/2/2014

DreamWorks Pictures announced today that they will debut a new exclusive look at "Need for Speed" during The Big Game on Sunday, February 2.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014The Boston Conservatory Presents the Dirty Paloma Production of FREAK OUT! Featuring the Music of Andy Vores - 2/2/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Atlantic's 'LONELINESS...LONG DISTANCE RUNNER' Stars Set for 'Here & Now' - 2/2/2014

Tune in to watch The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner stars Sheldon Best and Malik Yoba sit down with WABC host Sandra Bookman on the weekly television program 'Here And Now' to discuss bringing the American premiere production of award-winning British playwright Roy Williams' stage adaptation of Alan Sillitoe's beloved short story to the Atlantic Theater Company stage.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Harris to be Honored at Drama League's 30th Annual Gala, Feb. 3, 2014 - 2/3/2014

The Drama League announced today that they will honor Golden Globe Nominee and Emmy Award winner Neil Patrick Harris at the 30th Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway, to be held on Monday evening, February 3, 2014 at the famed Pierre Hotel (2 East 61st Street). The black-tie gala, which features dozens of stars from Hollywood and Broadway in a one-night-only evening of musical selections drawn from Mr. Harris' career in theater, film and television, supports The Drama League's educational initiatives for promising young artists. Tickets are available by calling (212) 244-9494.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Whoopi Goldberg Will Host Drama League Gala Honoring Neil Patrick Harris, 2/3 - 2/3/2014

Emmy®, Grammy, Oscar and Tony® Award winner, Whoopi Goldberg has been tapped by The Drama League (Executive Director Gabriel Shanks; Artistic Director Roger T. Danforth) to host the 30th Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring Golden Globe Nominee and Emmy® Award winner Neil Patrick Harris on Monday evening, February 3, 2014 at the famed Pierre Hotel (2 East 61st Street). Tickets are available by calling (212) 244-9494.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Abraham, Testa & More Set for Classic Stage Company's BRECHT FEST - 2/3/2014

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick and Executive Director Greg Reiner, will present BRECHT FEST, a special series exploring the songs, poetry and stories of Bertolt Brecht, to be presented on Monday, February 3 and Monday, February 10 at CSC (136 East 13th Street). CSC is currently presenting Brecht's A MAN'S A MAN, directed by Brian Kulick and with a new score and new songs by Tony Award-winning composer Duncan Sheik, continuing the company's exploration of the works of Brecht, which began in 2011 with the sold-out production of Galileo and was followed by last season's The Caucasian Chalk Circle.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Breaker, Butz, Osnes & Rashad Set for MTC's 2014 Winter Benefit - 2/3/2014

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Winter Benefit, an evening of cocktails and dinner followed by a special one-night-only cabaret-style show featuring Broadway's brightest stars on Monday, February 3, 2014 at The Allen Room at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Fredrick P. Rose Hall (Broadway & 60th Street).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Inside Look: If/Then - 2/3/2014

Inside Look, The Greene Space at WNYC and WQXR's special live event series featuring sneak peeks at some of theater's most-anticipated productions, is back this spring with three Broadway premieres and the revival of an American classic.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Liana Hunt to Succeed Kara Lindsay in Broadway's NEWSIES - 2/3/2014

Newsies, the Tony Award-winning "Critics' Pick" about to enter its third year on Broadway, welcomes Liana Hunt to the role of the show's leading lady Katherine Plumber, beginning Monday, February 3rd. Kara Lindsay, who created the role, will play her final performance this Sunday, February 2nd.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Nick Adams, Tim Kazurinsky & Jenny Florkowski to Join WICKED Tour, 2/4 - 2/4/2014

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED will welcome Tim Kazurinsky as the Wizard, Nick Adams as Fiyero and Jenny Florkowski as Nessarose on Tuesday, February 4 in Pittsburgh, PA.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Brusasco, Carter & More Set for PHILOSOPHY FOR GANGSTERS; Opens 2/4 - 2/4/2014

Philosophy for Gangsters, an irresponsible comedy about ideas, honor, and messy deaths, by Liz Peak and Barry Peak, has announced the cast and creative team for a limited Off-Broadway world premiere engagement. Directed by both Peaks, performances will begin at The Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Aves.) on Saturday, February 1. Opening Night is set for Tuesday, February 4 at 7:00 p.m.The show is scheduled to play through March 1st.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Matthew McConaughey Stars in DALLAS BUYERS CLUB, Now on Blu-ray/DVD - 2/4/2014

Golden Globe Award nominee Matthew McConaughey (Mud, Magic Mike) delivers a career-defining performance as Texas cowboy Ron Woodroof in the 'hugely entertaining' Dallas Buyers Club


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014THE CRASH REEL Now on Blu-ray/DVD 2/4 - 2/4/2014

THE CRASH REEL, directed by twice Oscar-nominated Lucy Walker, is available for digital download tomorrow, January 14th.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Hit Musical MAMA AND HER BOYS Returns to New York - 2/4/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Original Motion Picture Soundtrack of THE MONUMENTS MEN Now Available - 2/4/2014

Sony Music is proud to announce the release of the original motion picture soundtrack of The Monuments Men, featuring new music by the leading film composer Alexandre Desplat.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Quinn Lemley's BURLESQUE TO BROADWAY to Play Gramercy Theatre, 2/5-8 - 2/5/2014

Live Nation presents the high-octane theatrical concert, "Burlesque to Broadway" starring Quinn Lemley, for four nights in February at the Gramercy Theatre, 127 East 23rd Street. This lightning-in-a-bottle survey of American burlesque -- with Lemley leading a tight-knit coterie of showgirls through heart-racing choreography, in eye-popping costumes -- is supported by a razor-sharp live band under the music direction of Dan Micciche. Performances are Wednesday through Saturday February 5, 6, 7, 8, all at 8pm.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS Opens at St. Luke's Theatre - 2/5/2014

First he wrote the best-selling book. Then came the Oscar-winning movie. Now Billy Hayes comes to the New York stage with his powerful one-man show, RIDING THE MIDNIGHT EXPRESS with BILLY HAYES, directed by John Gould Rubin.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Oxford Film Festival Set for Feb. 6-9, 2014; Submissions Now Accepted - 2/6/2014

As for submitting to Oxford, the festival has created a new submission process for the 2014 festival. The festival has created its own online form on its website with flat rates and only two deadlines: September 15, 2013 for 'early bird' pricing, and November 15, 2013 for 'regular pricing.'


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014LA Opera Offers THE PROSPECTOR Free to Students - 2/6/2014

Give your students the complete opera experience by bringing them to The Prospector in the Eva and Marc Stern Grand Hall of the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, for free!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Borodin's Russian Epic PRINCE IGOR Returns to the Met - 2/6/2014

Borodin's operatic masterpiece Prince Igor will return to the Met on February 6 for the first time since 1917, in a new production by acclaimed director Dmitri Tcherniakov in his Met debut. Ildar Abdrazakov stars as the heroic title character, a 12th-century ruler who defended Russia against invading Polovtsian forces.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014CMASH to Present CURRENTS as Part of 2014 Winter Tour at National Opera Center - 2/6/2014

CMASH will present Currents as a part of its 2014 Winter Tour in concert celebrating the album's release at the National Opera Center on February 6, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Photos: First Look at Scolari and More in Broadway's BRONX BOMBERS - 2/6/2014

Bronx Bombers, a new American play by Eric Simonson, began previews on January 10, 2014. The show is produced on Broadway by Fran Kirmser and Tony Ponturo, and directed by Eric Simonson. Bronx Bombers officially opens February 6, 2014 at Circle in the Square Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014BOB MARLEY'S THREE LITTLE BIRDS Opens at New Victory Theatre - 2/7/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Hecht, Fumusa & More Star in STAGE KISS at Playwrights Horizons - 2/7/2014

Playwrights Horizons has announced initial casting for the New York premiere production of STAGE KISS, a new play marking the eagerly-awaited return of two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl(Dead Man's Cell Phone at PH; The Clean House, In the Next Room...) to the theater company. Directed by Rebecca Taichman (Milk Like Sugar at PH; the current Marie Antoinette, Orlando, The Scene, Luck of the Irish), the production will begin previews Friday evening, February 7 at 8PM with an Opening Night set for Sunday, March 2 at 7PM. The limited engagement will play through Sunday evening, March 23 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Glyndebourne's Billy Budd Makes Its US debut at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, 2/7-2/13 - 2/7/2014

New York's city-wide plans to celebrate the centenary of prolific UK composer Benjamin Britten will continue in 2014 when the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) stages the US premiere of Glyndebourne's critically acclaimed opera Billy Budd.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014BIG FISH Cast Recording Set for Digital Release, Feb. 7, 2014 - 2/7/2014

Broadway Records will release the original Broadway cast recording of the new musical BIG FISH digitally on Friday, February 7, 2014 and everywhere music is sold on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. The album will be produced by Andrew Lippa and Michael Croiter. Sign up to pre-order at http://amzn.com/B00H3UKZ6E. BIG FISH began performances on Thursday, September 5, 2013, officially opened on Sunday, October 6, 2013 and will play its final performance on Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Opera Philadelphia Presents Osvaldo Golijov's AINADAMAR - 2/7/2014

Opera Philadelphia continues its 39th Season in February with the only U.S. appearance of a vivid new Spanish production ofAinadamar, the Grammy Award-winning first opera from Argentinian composer Osvaldo Golijov. On the heels of a three-year, three-city tour of Spain conducted by Corrado Rovaris, Opera Philadelphia's Jack Mulroney Music Director, the production will be presented in five performances at the Academy of Music,February 7-16, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/20147 BOXES Comes to North American Screens - 2/7/2014

Breaking Glass Pictures and Shoreline Entertainment are pleased to announce the February 7th North American theatrical release of 7 Boxes, the debut film from the directing team of Juan Carlos Maneglia and Tana Schembori.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/20147 BOXES Now Playing at Select North American Screens - 2/7/2014

Breaking Glass Pictures and Shoreline Entertainment are pleased to announce the February 7th North American theatrical release of 7 Boxes


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014The Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio Presents a Special Performance of COSI FAN TUTTE - 2/7/2014

On Friday, February 7, 2014 at 7:30 p.m., the spotlight shines on the rising stars of the Canadian Opera Company Ensemble Studio when they take to the mainstage of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. They present their own special performance of Mozart's wry romantic comedy, Cosi fan tutte. This production is sung in Italian with English SURTITLES and all tickets to the Ensemble Studio performance are accessibly priced at $25 or $55.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014SAVED BY THE BELL's Dennis Haskins to Appear in BAYSIDE! THE MUSICAL!, 2/7-8 - 2/7/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Hiddleston Stars In Donmar CORIOLANUS, Filming Planned - 2/8/2014

THE AVENGERS and THOR star as well as frequent thespian Tom Hiddleston will be making his return to the West End stage in William Shakespeare's CORIOLANUS this December according to a new announcement of the upcoming Donmar Warehouse 2013-2014 season and the production will also be filmed and broadcast worldwide.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014TABOO 10th Anniversary Reunion Concert Set For 54 Below, 2/8 - 2/8/2014

Internationally recognized pop icon Boy George's biographical musical TABOO has had a particularly colorful history considering its original hit West End production, troubled and tumultuous 2003 Broadway bow and successful 2012 Brixton remounting and the show is now set for a splashy live New York re-evaluation and celebration this February.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014Sarasota Opera Opens 2014 Winter Festival - 2/8/2014

Following the critical success of last fall's production of Die Fledermaus, Sarasota Opera will open its 2014 Winter Festival Season on Saturday, February 8, 2014 marking the company's 55th consecutive season of bringing grand opera to the Florida gulf coast.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/20142013 Sundance Film Festival Short Films Screen at The Bijou Theatre - 2/8/2014

The Bijou Theatre in Bridgeport will present the Sundance Film Festival Short Films on February 8 at 7:00pm. A roller coaster mix of drama and comedy, the Sundance Film Festival Short Films program is a 93-minute collection of eight short films from the 2013 edition of the Festival. Vibrant storytelling highlights the group, including fiction, documentary and animation, with five award-winners. With no rules, the short film serves as a proving ground for young filmmakers to make their mark, and for established filmmakers to take risks in story and style


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014TIFF Next Wave 24-Hour Film Challenge - 2/8/2014

The TIFF Next Wave 24-Hour Film Challenge, presented by RBC Royal Bank, challenges teams of high school aged youth to make a short film in just 24 hours, from 10:00 am Saturday, February 8 to 10:00 am Sunday, February 9, 2014. All films meeting the competition criteria screen Sunday, February 16, 2014 as part of the TIFF Next Wave Film Festival.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/1/2014The Met: Live in HD Continues at Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre With Dvorak's RUSALKA - 2/8/2014

The Met: Live in HD continues on Saturday February 8 at 1pm in the Warner's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre with Dvorak's Rusalka.


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