Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014

Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 2/15/2014. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Chicago Opera Theater Announces Revised Dates for Duke Ellington's QUEENIE PIE - 2/15/2014

The 2014 season opens with the Chicago Premiere of Duke Ellington's Queenie Pie. Original dates announced were February 15-23, 2014. REVISED dates are February 15- March 5, 2014. Specific dates are February 15, 21, 23 and March 5, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014The Atlanta Opera Brings EN MIS PALABRAS and NIGHTLY NEWS to Venues Throughout the City - 2/15/2014

As part of its 2013-2014 Studio Tour, The Atlanta Opera will present a total of eight performances of En Mis Palabras and Knightly News in venues throughout the Atlanta area.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Paul Nadler Steps in as Conductor for Met Opera's RUSALKA - 2/15/2014

Paul Nadler will conduct the February 15 performance of Dvorak's Rusalka, replacing the originally scheduled Yannick Nezet-Seguin. Nezet-Seguin will conduct the other five performances of Rusalka at the Met this season.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Dallas Opera Announces 'Death and the Powers: THE GLOBAL INTERACTIVE SIMULCAST' - 2/16/2014

The Dallas Opera is privileged to announce an extraordinary and unprecedented experiment in twenty-first century opera: "The Dallas Opera's Global Interactive Simulcast" of acclaimed American composer Tod Machover's DEATH AND THE POWERS, scheduled to take place in Dallas on Sunday, February 16th at 2:00 p.m. Central Time, originating in the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House at the AT&T Performing Arts Center and being simulcast to as many as ten locations in Europe and the U.S.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014TWELFTH NIGHT & RICHARD III Extend Broadway Run Through 2/16 - 2/16/2014

The all-male Shakespeare's Globe repertory productions of William Shakespeare's TWELFTH NIGHT and RICHARD III, which have broken the box office record at the Belasco Theatre and earned across the board ecstatic critical praise, will be extended by popular demand for an additional two weeks. The productions, which are directed by Tim Carroll and designed by Jenny Tiramani, with music by Claire van Kampen, will play through February 16, 2014 at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/20142014 EE Rising Star Awards - 2/16/2014

Today at BAFTA's headquarters, 195 Piccadilly, the nominations for the prestigious EE Rising Star Award 2014 were revealed. The nominations represent five actors and actresses who have demonstrated exceptional talent, and are destined to be bright stars in the future of cinema.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Motion Picture Sound Editors Hosts 2014 Golden Reel Awards - 2/16/2014

Each year the Motion Picture Sound Editors presents the MPSE GOLDEN REEL AWARDS, in which the origanization acknowledges the year's best work in the various areas of sound editing: Dialogue & ADR, Effects & Foley, and Music. MPSE just announced the 2014 nominees, and you can view the full list below!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Opera Philadelphia and The Franklin Institute Present 'Robot Opera' Simulcast - 2/16/2014

Opera Philadelphia and The Franklin Institute will take part in a global experiment in 21st century opera onSunday, Feb. 16, as a live performance of Death and the Powersby acclaimed American composer/inventor Tod Machover is simulcast from The Dallas Opera to more than ten locations in Europe and the U.S. A Philadelphia audience can enter 'the System' and get a 'robot's eye view' of the opera at 3:00 p.m. in the Franklin Theater at The Franklin Institute.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Opera Philadelphia and The Franklin Institute Present DEATH AND THE POWERS - 2/16/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Randy Rainbow's GAYME SHOW to Celebrate 'Stritch Night' at Therapy - 2/16/2014

On Sunday night, February 16th, Randy Rainbow's 'Gayme Show' at Therapy NYC will celebrate the upcoming release of Elaine Stritch: SHOOT ME with a special MEET STRITCHY COSTUME CONTEST. Participants are encouraged to show up dressed like the Broadway legend. The Stritchy with the best costume will be chosen at the end of the night and will receive two tickets to the New York Premiere of the documentary on Wednesday, February 19th, and an exclusive meet-and-greet with Elaine Stritch, herself!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Photo Flash: First Look at Irish Rep's TRANSPORT - 2/16/2014

TRANSPORT has direction and set design by three-time Tony Award-winning director and designer Tony Walton, choreography by Barry McNabb (Irish Rep's FINIAN'S RAINBOW, STREETS OF NEW YORK) and music direction by John Bell. TRANSPORT will be performed now through April 6th, 2014 on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage of the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The Press Opening is scheduled for February 16th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Soprano Angela Meade Makes European House and Role Debut in Frankfurt Opera's EDGAR - 2/16/2014

This month, the first of two major house and role debuts takes Angela Meade - whose numerous honors include Richard Tucker and Beverly Sills Artist Awards - to Europe. For her first appearances at the Frankfurt Opera, the soprano sings her first Fidelia in concert performances of Puccini's Edgar (Feb 16 & 18), before making her Italian debut with her first Mathilde in a new Graham Vick production of Rossini's William Tell at the Teatro Regio di Torino (May 7-18) that will tour to Carnegie Hall next season. These European debuts follow on the heels of Meade's success in New York, where she recently headlined Bellini's Norma and showed off her comic chops in Verdi's Falstaff, both at the Metropolitan Opera, and the latter seen worldwide in the Met's Live in HD series. She also performed at a special Richard Tucker Centennial Gala, broadcast Live from Lincoln Center on PBS-TV.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Cate Blanchett Talks Woody Allen & More on Tonight's 60 MINUTES - 2/16/2014

Cate Blanchett tells Lesley Stahl her first attempts at playing her Oscar-nominated role in "Blue Jasmine" were called "awful" by the film's director, Woody Allen.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Murney, Hughes & More Set for Cutting-Edge Composers at 54 Below, 2/17 - 2/17/2014

On February 17th at 9:30pm, Cutting-Edge Composers will present their fifth concert at 54 Below! Committed to showcasing up-and-coming musical theatre writers by providing them with concert venues, Broadway performers and musicians, Cutting-Edge Composers has an exclusive video spotlight on Broadwayworld.com. The concert, directed and produced by Laura Pietropinto, with Musical Direction by Julie McBride and Benjamin Rauhala, will feature songs from new musicals in the works.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Brody, Burkell & More Join TITANIC: THE MUSICAL at Lincoln Center - 2/17/2014

The TONY Award-winning score from Titanic: The Musical will be performed at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on February 17, 2014. Tickets are selling fast for this once-off concert performance, which features almost the entire cast from the original Broadway musical, over 200 singers, and the enlarged forces of the professional New York City Chamber Orchestra, all Directed by Don Stephenson, with Music Direction by Kevin Stites.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014THE SARATOV APPROACH Screens at the Regal Walker Stadium in NYC - 2/17/2014

Through a harrowing experience, two young men discover the universal truth that there is a greater plan, a different way, a different approach to life--'The Saratov Approach.' New York--Feb. 11, 2014. 'The Saratov Approach' is having a special one-night appearance Monday, February 17th, at the Regal Walker Stadium on 42nd street.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Public Theater's FUN HOME Gets Cast Recording, Set for Feb. 18, 2014 Release - 2/18/2014

The Public Theater announced today that PS Classics, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, will record and release the original cast recording of the acclaimed Public Theater musical FUN HOME, directed by Sam Gold and featuring music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron. Fox Theatricals and Barbara Whitman are serving as the recording's executive producers. Based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel, FUN HOME will be recorded on Monday, December 2 and will be released as a single disc on February 18, 2014. FUN HOME received some of the best reviews of the season and was recently extended a third time due to overwhelming demand to Sunday, December 29. Anew block of tickets is on sale now and can be purchased by calling (212) 967-7555, visiting www.publictheater.org, or in person at the Taub Box Office at The Public Theater at Astor Place at 425 Lafayette Street.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Jonas Kaufmann Sings Title Role in New Production of WERTHER at the Met - 2/18/2014

Tenor Jonas Kaufmann will star in the title role of the tortured poet in the Met's new production of Massenet's Werther, opening February 18.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Newport Winter Festival Presents ERNEST & CELESTINE and MAIDENTRIP - 2/18/2014

The Newport Winter Festival will present 2014 Oscar Nominated Animated Feature Ernest & Celestine and Maidentrip on Tuesday February 18 at the Jane Pickens Theater at 49 Touro Street in Newport.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Tom O'Keefe, Andrus Nichols, Eric Tucker, and Stephen Wolfert Join Cast of Bedlam's HAMLET and SAINT JOAN - 2/18/2014

The critically acclaimed Bedlam productions of William Shakespeare's Hamlet and George Bernard Shaw's Saint Joan,directed by Eric Tucker, are currently playing at off-Broadway's Lynn Redgrave Theater (45 Bleecker Street, NYC) through March 9, 2014.

Beginning February 18, 2014 the cast will feature Tom O'Keefe, Andrus Nichols, Eric Tucker and Stephan Wolfert. Original company member Edmund Lewis will play his final performance February 16, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Minnesota Opera Visits Alexandria for a Weeklong Residency that Concludes with a Concert Version of THE MAGIC FLUTE - 2/18/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Soprano Angela Meade Makes European House and Role Debut in Frankfurt Opera's EDGAR - 2/18/2014

This month, the first of two major house and role debuts takes Angela Meade - whose numerous honors include Richard Tucker and Beverly Sills Artist Awards - to Europe. For her first appearances at the Frankfurt Opera, the soprano sings her first Fidelia in concert performances of Puccini's Edgar (Feb 16 & 18), before making her Italian debut with her first Mathilde in a new Graham Vick production of Rossini's William Tell at the Teatro Regio di Torino (May 7-18) that will tour to Carnegie Hall next season. These European debuts follow on the heels of Meade's success in New York, where she recently headlined Bellini's Norma and showed off her comic chops in Verdi's Falstaff, both at the Metropolitan Opera, and the latter seen worldwide in the Met's Live in HD series. She also performed at a special Richard Tucker Centennial Gala, broadcast Live from Lincoln Center on PBS-TV.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014OF MICE AND MEN Box Office Opens - 2/18/2014

Tickets go on sale for Tony Award-winning director Anna D. Shapiro's new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men at the Longacre Theatre box office (220 West 48th Street) Tuesday, February 18 at 10am. A limited number of balcony tickets for opening night (Wednesday, April 16) will be available at the Longacre Theatre box office.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Rattlestick's Middle Voice Theater Company to Present ROOM FOR ONE, 2/19-23 - 2/19/2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's apprentice company, The Middle Voice Theater Company has announced the workshop production of Alec Silberblatt's Room For One, directed by Jenna Worsham, which opens Wednesday, February 19 and runs until Sunday, February 23 at Tom Noonan's Paradise Factory.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Off-Broadway's PERFECT CRIME to Celebrate 11,000th Performance, 2/19 - 2/19/2014

PERFECT CRIME, the Off-Broadway 'whodunit' that New York Magazine calls 'a true New York murder mystery' and the New York Times calls 'a crackling thriller' will celebrate a record breaking 11,000 performances on February 19th at 2PM - continuing its record as the longest running play in NYC history.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014HEDWIG ND THE ANGRY INCH Box Office Opens at Belasco Theatre - 2/19/2014

Tickets go on sale Wednesday, February 19 at 10 AM at the Belasco Theatre Box Office (111 West 44th Street) for Neil Patrick Harris' return to Broadway in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 212-239-6200 or visit Telecharge.com.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Box Office for 'HEDWIG' with Neil Patrick Harris Opens 2/19 - 2/19/2014

Tickets go on sale Wednesday, February 19 at 10 AM at the Belasco Theatre Box Office (111 West 44th Street) for Neil Patrick Harris' return to Broadway in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 212-239-6200 or visit Telecharge.com.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Adams & McConaughey Set for INSIDE The Actors Studio, 2/19-20 - 2/19/2014

Bravo Media's Emmy-Award winning "Inside The Actors Studio," hosted by James Lipton, welcomes Oscar nominee Amy Adams to the stage on Wednesday, February 19th at 8pm ET/PT. Adams's impressive career has led her to five Academy Award nominations, five Golden Globe nominations, and six Screen Actors Guild Award nominations. Her lead role as a con-artist in Academy Award nominated film "American Hustle" marks her first Golden Globe win and fifth Academy Award nomination.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, Starring Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale, Opens on Broadway - 2/20/2014

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Stacey Mindich, and Jerry Frankel announced today that The Bridges of Madison County, the new musical based on the best selling novel by Robert James Waller, will now hold its opening night on Thursday February 20, 2014, at 8:00 PM at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre (236 West 45th Street).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014MY MOTHER HAS 4 NOSES at The Duke - 2/20/2014

Patrick Rains proudly presents the New York premiere of My Mother Has 4 Noses, a new musical play written and performed by acclaimed singer/songwriter Jonatha Brooke. Directed by Jeremy B. Cohen, My Mother Has 4 Noses will begin previews Off-Broadway on Friday, February 14, 2014 at The Duke on 42nd Street, "a New 42nd Street® project".


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Pacific Symphony's "Symphonic Voices" Initiative Continues with LA TRAVIATA - 2/20/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Pendleton Directs NYC Premiere of GIDION'S KNOT at 59E59 - 2/20/2014

59E59 Theaters has announced the NYC premiere of GIDION'S KNOT, written by Johnna Adams and directed by Austin Pendleton. GIDION'S KNOT begins performances on Thursday, February 20 for a limited engagement through Sunday, March 9. Press opening is Wednesday, February 26 at 7:30 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7:30 PM; Friday - Saturday at 8:30 PM; and Sunday at 3:30 PM. Performances are at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Sting's THE LAST SHIP Concert to Air 2/21 on PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES - 2/21/2014

Sting: The Last Ship will air on THIRTEEN's Great Performances, Friday, February 21 at 9 p.m., ET on PBS (check local listings) and features the 16-time Grammy Award-winning musician performing songs from his new album, The Last Ship, and forthcoming play of the same name in an intimate evening of music and storytelling live at The Public Theater in New York City.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014VIDEO: New Trailer for Elaine Stritch: SHOOT ME Doc! - 2/21/2014

The new documentary about stage and screen legend Elaine Stritch, Elaine Stritch: SHOOT ME is set for a limited release on February 21, 2014. Check out a new trailer for the doc below!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Hyndman, Grace & More to Lead 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL Off-Broadway - 2/21/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Ridgefield Playhouse to Screen SPACEMAN: A BASEBALL ODYSSEY, 2/21 - 2/21/2014

Ridgefield Playhouse will present the baseball documentary, Spaceman: A Baseball Odyssey, on Friday, February 21st. Bill Lee, former pitcher for the Boston Red Sox and subject of the film, will appear for a special Q&A following the screening.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Placido Domingo Headlines 70 YEARS OF THE PEOPLE'S OPERA - 2/21/2014

According to The New York Times, opera star Placido Domingo will join veterans of the now defunct New York City Opera for a 70th anniversary benefit concert, "70 Years of the People's Opera", on February 21 at the City Center. Domingo made his debut with the City Opera as 'Pinkerton' in Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY in 1965.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014James Conlon To Conduct Billy Budd and LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR - 2/22/2014

On February 22, our year-long Britten 100/LA celebration culminates with the opening of Billy Budd. This powerful tale of innocence and betrayal on the high seas based on Herman Melville's classic American novella features baritone Liam Bonner leading an all-male cast, including tenor Richard Croft as Captain Vere and bass Greer Grimsley making his LA Opera debut as Claggart, the master-at-arms maddened by Billy's goodness and beauty.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Washington National Opera Presents East Coast Premiere of MOBY DICK - 2/22/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014Center Stage Opera Presents THE BEST OF BROADWAY - 2/22/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/15/2014BRITTEN 100/LA Celebration Comes to a Close with LA Opera's Billy Budd - 2/22/2014

Conductor James Conlon, Music Director of LA Opera, concludes his three-year commemoration of the centenary of composer Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) and brings the Britten 100/LA celebration to a close in Los Angeles with LA Opera's production of Billy Budd, which opens on February 22 and continues through March 16, 2014. For more information about this production, please visit www.LAOpera.org.


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