Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014

Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 2/8/2014. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Hiddleston 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 - 2/8/2014TABOO 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 - 2/8/2014Sarasota 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 - 2/8/20142013 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 - 2/8/2014TIFF 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 - 2/8/2014The 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.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014THE BEATLES INVASION 50-YEAR CELEBRATION Set for The Paley Center - 2/8/2014

The Paley Center will celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Beatles arriving in New York with screenings on Saturday, February 8th and Sunday, February 9th at 1 PM.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014MTC's COMMONS OF PENSACOLA Ends Extended Run - 2/9/2014

Manhattan Theatre Club has announced a final two week extension for The Commons of Pensacola, the sold out hit play by Amanda Peet, directed by MTC's award-winning artistic director Lynne Meadow.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Ridgefield Playhouse Screens THE LIFEGUARD, Starring Kristen Bell - 2/9/2014

On Sunday, February 9th at 6:30pm, the Ridgefield Playhouse Film Society 'Lost and Found Film Series' presents The Lifeguard. The Lifeguard, a dramedy, is written and directed by former Ridgefielder Liz Garcia. The film stars Kristen Bell, Joshua Harto (actor/producer), Mamie Gummer (Meryl Streep's daughter), Martin Starr and Academy Award winner, Amy Madigan.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Photo Flash: First Look at Busch & More in THE TRIBUTE ARTIST - 2/9/2014

Primary Stages, Daryl Roth, and Ted Snowdon in association with Jamie deRoy present The Tribute Artist, a new world premiere comedy written by and starring Tony-nominee Charles Busch (The Divine Sister, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Olive and the Bitter Herbs). Directed by Busch's long-time collaborator Carl Andress (The Divine Sister, The Third Story), the cast will also feature Mary Bacon(Harrison, TX...; Giant), Cynthia Harris (Lost in Yonkers, 'Mad About You'), Julie Halston (Olive and the Bitter Herbs, Anything Goes) Keira Keeley (Angels in America, The Glass Menagerie), and Jonathan Walker (The Assembled Parties, The Divine Sister). The Tribute Artist is currently playing through March 16 at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters. Opening night is Sunday, February 9 at 6pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin to Play Final Broadway Performance at Lyceum Theatre on Feb. 9 - 2/9/2014

The Broadway production of A Night With Janis Joplin will play its final performance on Sunday, February 9 at 7PM at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street). On that date, the show will have played 22 preview performances and 141 regular performances. A Night With Janis Joplin will move to a new home in New York City this March.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014TFANA Hosts 'SEEING COLOR: Casting African Americans in Shakespeare' - 2/9/2014

In this 50th anniversary year of the Civil Rights Amendment of 1964, Theatre for a New Audience presents 'Seeing Color: Casting African Americans in Shakespeare.' This panel is intended to cut to the heart of colorblind casting in Shakespeare today, asking not 'do we see color' but 'should we see color,' especially in Shakespeare.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Abraham, Testa & More Set for Classic Stage Company's BRECHT FEST - 2/10/2014

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 - 2/8/2014Kaye, McKechnie & More Set for NOTHING LIKE A DAME Talk at B&N - 2/10/2014

Eddie Shapiro will discuss his latest book 'Nothing Like a Dame: Conversations With the Great Women of Musical Theater' at Barnes & Noble on Monday, February 10, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the 86th & Lexington location (150 East 86th Street, New York, NY).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014LCT3 Presents Graham Reynolds: MAKING MUSIC - 2/10/2014

Lincoln Center Theater presents a one night only LCT3 Special Event of Graham Reynolds: Making Music, Hosted by Rebecca Havemeyer, Austin's own Dizzy Dame, on Monday, February 10 at 9:30 pm at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65 Street).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY Now Available on Blu-ray/DVD - 2/11/2014

A tight-knit group of college friends reunites for the first time in 14 years for an unforgettable celebration in The Best Man Holiday, coming to Blu-ray Combo Pack including Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD with UltraViolet on February 11, 2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Gonzalez Joins Second Stage Theatre's 'HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST' - 2/11/2014

Grammy Award-nominated musician Nelson Gonzalez has joined the creative team of the upcoming Second Stage Theatre production of THE HAPPIEST SONG PLAYS LAST, written by 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes and directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson. Mr. Gonzalez, who is widely considered the master of the Cuban Tres guitar, will oversee the production's musical elements and will lead a live band during performances.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Jack Huston Stars in 2 JACKS Now on DVD - 2/11/2014

Breaking Glass Pictures and Rough Diamond Productions are proud to announce the February 11th DVD release of Bernard Rose's 2 Jacks, produced by Julia Verdin.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014CAPITAL GAMES, Based on Novel by GA Hauser, Now on DVD - 2/11/2014

Breaking Glass Pictures and the G.A. Hauser Collection are proud to announce the February 11th DVD release of Ilo Orleans' Capital Games, based on the best-selling erotic novel by author and executive producer G.A. Hauser.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014THE BEST MAN HOLIDAY Now Available on Blu-ray/DVD - 2/11/2014

A tight-knit group of college friends reunites for the first time in 14 years for an unforgettable celebration in The Best Man Holiday, coming to Blu-ray™ Combo Pack including Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD with UltraViolet™ on February 11, 2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014AND THEN THERE WAS YOU Now Available on DVD - 2/11/2014

One Village Entertainment, an RLJ Entertainment (NASDAQ: RLJE) brand, brings you And Then There Was You on DVD and digital download on February 11, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014'The Adventurer: The Cure of the Midas Box' Releases - 2/11/2014

RLJ/Image Entertainment will be releasing THE ADVENTURER: THE CURSE OF THE MIDAS BOX in DVD and Blu-ray Feb. 11, 2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014CHICAGO: Diamond Edition Blu-ray Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 2/11 - 2/11/2014

A razzle-dazzling new Blu-ray and DVD edition of multi-Academy Award-winning big screen mega-hit musical CHICAGO is now available for pre-order.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014THE ADVENTURER: THE CURSE OF THE MIDAS BOX Now on Blu-ray/DVD - 2/11/2014

RLJ/Image Entertainment will be releasing THE ADVENTURER: THE CURSE OF THE MIDAS BOX in DVD and Blu-ray Feb. 11, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014ENDLESS LOVE Original Soundtrack Now Available - 2/11/2014

Warner Bros. Records will release the original motion picture soundtrack to Universal Pictures' Endless Love on February 11th, 2014. The romantic drama will hit theaters nationwide on Valentine's Day.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Sienna Miller Stars in 2 JACKS, Now Available on DVD - 2/11/2014

Breaking Glass Pictures and Rough Diamond Productions are proud to announce the February 11th DVD release of Bernard Rose's 2 Jacks, produced by Julia Verdin.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014MURDER FOR TWO Cast, Creators Set for CD Signing at Barnes & Noble - 2/11/2014

Barnes & Noble at 86th and Lexington announced today that the cast of Murder for Two, along with its creators Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair, will appear for a performance and CD signing on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 4:30 p.m.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014ANNA NICOLE Star Sarah Joy Miller Performs at Le Poisson Rouge - 2/11/2014

Acclaimed soprano Sarah Joy Miller, who earned raves for her role as Anna Nicole Smith in the BAM/NYCO production of ANNA NICOLE last fall, will appear on February 11 at Le Poisson Rouge.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014The Dallas Opera Presents DEATH AND THE POWERS - 2/12/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Erbe & Howard to Star in Craig Lucas' ODE TO JOY at Rattlestick, Begin. 2/12 - 2/12/2014

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater's Artistic Director David Van Asselt and Managing Director Brian Long have announced that the world premiere of Ode to Joy, written and directed by Craig Lucas, will begin previews Wednesday, February 12 at the Cherry Lane Theatre, 38 Commerce Street. The opening night is set for Thursday, February 27. The cast features Kathryn Erbe ('Law & Order: Criminal Intent'), Roxanna Hope (Frost/Nixon) and Arliss Howard (Moneyball, Natural Born Killers). Ode to Joy is scheduled to run through Sunday, March 30.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Meredith Monk and Adam Gopnik Set for CONVERSATIONS WITH CHEVALIERS at the 92Y - 2/12/2014

'Conversations with Chevaliers: Meredith Monk with Adam Gopnik' is set for February 12, 2014 at 8:15 pm at the 92Y, Buttenwieser Hall.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014IF YOU CAN GET TO BUFFALO Begins Off-Broadway - 2/13/2014

A new play about one of the first and most notorious cases of invasion of privacy on the Internet - 'IF YOU CAN GET TO BUFFALO: An Exploration of 'A Rape in Cyberspace' by Julian Dibbell,' written by Trish Harnetiaux and directed by Eric Nightengale - will be given its world premiere this winter by Incubator Arts Project (inside St. Mark's Church, 131 E. 10 St. in Manhattan), with preview performances Thursday, February 13th prior to an official press opening on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Valencia College to Hold 7th Brazilian Film Festival, 2/13-21 - 2/13/2014

Valencia College will hold its 7th Brazilian Film Festival from Feb. 13 through Feb. 21, with free showings of five Brazilian films. The weeklong film festival is one of only two Brazilian film festivals in Florida.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Photo Flash: First Look at Roundabout's DINNER WITH FRIENDS - 2/13/2014

Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Dinner with Friends by Pulitzer Prize winner Donald Margulies and directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon, began previews on Friday, January 17, and opens on February 13, 2014 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This is a limited engagement through April 13, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Houston's Bethany Christian Church Hosts 2014 Texas Christian Film Festival - 2/13/2014

Houston's Bethany Christian Church will again host the annual Texas Christian Film Festival February 13th through 16th, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Author Dani Shapiro and Husband, Filmmaker Michael Maren, Set for Talk at Warner Theatre - 2/13/2014

On Thursday, February 13, 2014 at 7:00pm author Dani Shapiro and her husband, filmmaker Michael Maren, will talk with Litchfield County Writers Project Director, Kathy Knapp, about their latest literary and film works and their creative partnership. This is a UConn Torrington Litchfield County Writers Project event and is free and open to the public. It will be held at the Warner Theatre's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre in downtown Torrington.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Film Society of Lincoln Center to Host An Evening with Alfonso Cuaron, 2/13 - 2/13/2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today An Evening with Alfonso Cuaron, on Thursday, February 13. The evening will include the Oscar-nominated director in person to present a screening of his latest award-winning and 10-time Oscar-nominated film Gravity, immediately followed by a conversation and then a screening of his 2006 critically acclaimed film Children of Men. The conversation will be moderated by Film Comment magazine editor-in-chief, Gavin Smith. Tickets on sale now at Filmlinc.com.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Warner Bros. Releases WINTER'S TALE - 2/14/2014

Warner Bros. Pictures has set a winter release date for 'Winter's Tale,' written and directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman ('A Beautiful Mind') and based on the novel by Mark Helprin. The film, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, will open in North America on February 14, 2014, with international dates to follow. The announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, President of Domestic Distribution, and Veronika Kwan Vandenberg, President of International Distribution, Warner Bros. Pictures.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014TV: First Look - Colin Farrell, Jessica Brown Findlay in WINTER'S TALE Trailer - 2/14/2014

Warner Bros. Pictures will release WINTER'S TALE, written and directed by Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman ('A Beautiful Mind') and based on the novel by Mark Helprin, on February 14, 2014. Watch the new trailer below!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Osnes & Ovendon to Join Feinstein at Carnegie Hall for Valentine's Day Concert - 2/14/2014

Grammy Award-nominated singer and renowned interpreter of the Great American Songbook,Michael Feinstein, returns to Carnegie Hall with a special concert featuring a variety of love songs in celebration of Valentine's Day, on Friday, February 14 at 8:00 p.m. He is joined by special guests Laura Osnes (Broadway's Cinderella, and Maria in Carnegie Hall's The Sound of Music) andJulian Ovenden (Season Four of PBS's Downton Abbey, the West End's Finding Neverland, and as John F. Kennedy in the "Bombshell" production on NBC's Smash).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014MoMA Film Kicks Off DOCUMENTARY FORTNIGHT 2014 - 2/14/2014

The Museum of Modern Art announces Documentary Fortnight 2014: MoMA's International Festival of Nonfiction Film and Media, the 13th annual two-week showcase of recent documentary films that examines the relationship between contemporary art and nonfiction practices and reflects on new areas of documentary filmmaking, from February 14 through 28, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014DATE AND SWITCH Hits Theaters on Valentine's Day - 2/14/2014

DATE AND SWITCH, a film by Chris Nelson, starring Nicholas Braun, Hunter Cope, Dakota Johnson, Zach Cregger, SARAH HYLANd, Gary Cole, Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally will hit theaters nationwide and on demand on February 14, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014'STRANGER IN PARADISE', With Egglesfield & Townsend, Hits Theaters - 2/14/2014

Freestyle Digital Media (FDM) and Freestyle Releasing announce that they have set February 14th as the release date for director Corrado Boccia's Bangkok-set action thriller A STRANGER IN PARADISE, setting the film up as this year's 'action filled Valentine's Day' release.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014TIl DivoRCE DO US PART Gives Valentine's Presents to Audience - 2/14/2014

TIl DivoRCE DO US PART: THE MUSICAL, which begins previews on Friday, February 7th will be giving Valentine's presents to the entire audience on Friday, February 14th at the DR2 Theatre (103 East 15th Street- in Union Square). The producers of the show felt that everyone deserves to feel loved and appreciated. After all, the musical comedy is based on the real-life story of a woman who wrote this show while going through her own divorce from a Broadway producer, who left her for a much younger woman.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/8/2014Chicago 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 - 2/8/2014The 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 - 2/8/2014Paul 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.


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