Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014

Below is's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 3/15/2014. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit's Event Calendar.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014LA Opera Presents LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR - 3/15/2014

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Broadway's John Lloyd Young Joins JERSEY BOYS in the West End - 3/15/2014

The Daily Mail writes that Broadway's John Lloyd Young, who created the role of Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys on the Great White Way, will be hopping across the pond to star in Jersey Boys in the West End, beginning March 15 at the show's new home, the Piccadilly Theatre.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014TNC to Present World Premiere of Eduardo Machado's WORSHIP, 3/15-4/13 - 3/15/2014

Theater for the New City, the Pulitzer Prize winning community cultural center that produces over thirty premieres of new American plays each year, is pleased to announce the return of acclaimed playwright Eduardo Machado with the world premiere of his new play Worship, directed by Michael Domitrovich. Worship will begin previews Saturday, March 15th at 8 PM, with Opening Night set for Saturday, March 22nd at 8PM at Theater for the New City (155 First Avenue, between 9th and 10th Streets). This limited engagement continues through April 13th.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014World Premiere of BUM PHILLIPS ALL-AMERICAN OPERA Opens at La MaMa - 3/15/2014

La MaMa, in association with Monk Parrots, presents the World Premiere of Bum Phillips All-American Opera, a new contemporary opera conceptualized and directed by Luke Leonard, composed and conducted by Peter Stopschinski, with a libretto by Kirk Lynn. Bum Phillips All-American Opera runs from March 12 - 30, 2014 in a limited engagement at La MaMa's Ellen Stewart Theatre, located at 66 East 4th Street between 2nd Avenue & the Bowery in New York City. Previews begin March 12 for a March 15 opening.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Emmy Winner Tom Pelphrey To Make Appearance at Warner Theater Screening of TIGER LILY ROAD - 3/15/2014

Emmy winner, Tom Pelphrey one of the stars of award winning Indie Film Tiger Lily Road will make a personal appearance at the Q&A after the screening with director, Michael Medeiros. The screening will take place in the theatre's Nancy Marine Studio Theatre on Saturday, March 15 at 7:30pm.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014The Dallas Opera Guild Presents the 26th Annual DALLAS OPERA GUILD VOCAL ASSOCIATION - 3/15/2014

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Prospect Theater to Present NY Premiere of JASPER IN DEADLAND, Begin. 3/16 - 3/16/2014

Prospect Theater Company will present the New York premiere of JASPER IN DEADLAND, a new musical with music and lyrics by Ryan Scott Oliver and a book by Hunter Foster and Ryan Scott Oliver. Performances begin March 16 at the West End Theatre in the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Musicals Tonight! to Stage LITTLE MARY SUNSHINE, 3/4-16 - 3/16/2014

Musicals Tonight!, the Obie-winning company dedicated to the revival of neglected musicals, under the leadership of Mel Miller, presents the Obie-winning musical Little Mary Sunshine, with performances March 4 through 16 at the Lion Theatre (410 W 42nd Street) on Theatre Row.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Transport Group's I REMEMBER MAMA Plays The Gym at Judson - 3/16/2014

Following Transport Group's 2011 production of Queen of the Mist, our 20th Century Project continues into its second decade (1910 - 1920) with an urgent new revival of John Van Druten's beloved classic, I Remember Mama, directed by Jack Cummings III. The production will be performed at The Gym at Judson, March 16-April 20, 2014. Opening night is set for March 30.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Photo Flash: First Look at Signature Theatre's APPROPRIATE - 3/16/2014

Signature Theatre presents the New York premiere of Appropriate, by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Liesl Tommy. The production runs now through April 6, 2014 with a March 16 opening night in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014American Opera Projects Previews Rachel Peters' COMPANIONSHIP - 3/16/2014

On March 16 at 2:30PM, American Opera Projects (AOP) First Chance, public presentations of operas-in-progress, returns to the Manhattan School of Music (MSM) for their annual Opera Index series 'New American Opera Previews, From Page to Stage' with scenes from Companionship, a new opera by composer Rachel Peters.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Muppets Celebrate MUPPETS MOST WANTED on QVC - 3/16/2014

Muppets burst through QVC's doors to celebrate Disney's Muppets Most Wanted, in theatres March 21.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Presents Its Saint Patrick's Day Celebration, Featuring THE QUIET MAN Screening - 3/17/2014

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014New Edition of FORBIDDEN BWAY 'Comes Out Swinging!' at the Davenport - 3/17/2014

Gerard Alessandrini's Forbidden Broadway returned to New York in February at the newly refurbished Davenport Theatre (354 W. 45th Street, Between 8th and 9th Avenues) with Forbidden Broadway: Alive and STILL Kicking. As BroadwayWorld previously reported, over the course of the spring, Alessandrini had planned on adding new material to reflect the season's openings. Now, the time as come to unveil the new edition, Forbidden Broadway COMES OUT SWINGING! According to The New York Times, this version will begin performances March 17.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Cliff Saunders Set to Host BLAME CANADA! Concert at 54 Below, 3/17 - 3/17/2014

Final casting has been announced for BLAME CANADA!, an evening featuring the best in Canadian musical theatre happening at 54 BELOW on Monday, March 17 at 9:30pm. Cliff Saunders, who currently stars as Thenardier in the revival of Les Miserables on Broadway, hosts the evening that celebrates the launch of the newly formed Canadian Musical Theatre Writers Collective (CMTWC).

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Jeff Blumenkrantz Will Return to Off-Broadway's MURDER FOR TWO Next Week - 3/17/2014

Producers Jayson Raitt, Barbara Whitman, Steven Chaikelson and Second Stage Theatre announced today that Murder For Two original cast member Jeff Blumenkrantz will be returning to the hit musical comedy, reprising his role of 'The Suspects' beginning Monday, March 17, 2014. Blumenkrantz, fresh from the critically acclaimed production of Sweeney Todd at New York Philharmonic, is taking over for composer Joe Kinosian, who joined the cast on Monday, January 20, 2014. Blumenkrantz reunites with current star Brett Ryback in the original musical featuring book and music by Kinosian, book and lyrics by Kellen Blair and direction by Scott Schwartz. The New York production of Murder For Two began performances at New World Stages on Wednesday, October 23, 2013, officially opened on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 and recently extended to July 6, 2014.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Disney's FROZEN Set for Blu-Ray, DVD and VOD Release - 3/18/2014

Disney's FROZEN will be released on Blu-ray, DVD, and On-Demand on March 18th, with a Digital HD release on February 25th, 2014.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014NewFilmmakers NY Screens THE IBUR CONNECTION, THE LIBERATION OF James Joyce and More - 3/18/2014

On Tuesday, March 18th, NewFilmmakers presents the documentary THE IBUR CONNECTION, a short film program, and the new feature THE LIBERATION OF James Joyce.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Toni Braxton & Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds Play First Performances As 'Special Guest Stars' in AFTER MIDNIGHT - 3/18/2014

Multi-Platinum superstars Toni Braxton and Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds are the latest Grammy Award-winning artists to join the roster of "Special Guest Star" vocalists in the smash hit Broadway musical After Midnight. With an impressive 16 Grammy Awards between them, Braxton and Edmonds will play their first performance on Tuesday, March 18, 2014, marking Edmonds' Broadway debut and Braxton's return. The duo will continue performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) through Sunday, March 30, 2014.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014James Franco and Chris O'Dowd Debut on Broadway in OF MICE AND MEN at the Longacre Theatre - 3/19/2014

Producer David Binder officially announces Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco & Chris O'Dowd will make their Broadway debuts in Of Mice and Men, a new production directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro. Of Mice and Men, one of the greatest and most enduring American classics, has not been seen on Broadway in 40 years.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014El Capitan to Screen THE PIRATE FAIRY, 2/28-3/19 - 3/19/2014

Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre is thrilled to present the all-new animated adventure 'The Pirate Fairy,' Feb. 28- March 19, 2014. Guests will experience a special live appearance by Tinker Bell at every show, and have the opportunity to get up and dance along to favorite Disney Junior songs with the 'Disney Junior DJ Shuffle Dance Party' before each showing of 'The Pirate Fairy.'

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014GREED Begins Previews at New World Stages - 3/19/2014

GREED: A Musical for Our Times will run off-Broadway at New World Stages, beginning previews on March 19, 2014.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014NewFilmmakers NY Screens Short Experimental Docs, Feature MEN WITH ARMS and More - 3/19/2014

On Wednesday, March 19th, NewFilmmakers presents short experimental documentaries, a short film program, and the new feature MEN WITH ARMS.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014'THE BARDY BUNCH' Set for Off-Broadway Run, Begin. 3/20 - 3/20/2014

The fun begins on March 20th when THE BARDY BUNCH: THE WAR OF THE FAMILIES PARTRIDGE AND BRADY', the musical that created a sensation at FringeNYC, returns for a special engagement at Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46th Street).

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014newportFlLM and Newport Art Museum Screen FINDING VIVIAN MAIER - 3/20/2014

newportFILM & Newport Art Museum present a screening of FINDING VIVIAN MAIER on Thursday, March 20 at The Newport Art Museum Ilgenfritz Gallery (76 Bellevue Avenue, Newport). Cocktails and hors d'ouevres will be served at 6:00pm, the film will be screened at 7:00pm, and a post-film Skype conversation with director Charlie Siskel will take place at 8:30pm.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at MADAME BUTTERFLY, Premiering on the Harbour Stage in Sydney - 3/21/2014

Madama Butterfly premieres on the harbour stage, on 21 March 2014. Check out a sneak peek below!

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014CABARET Begins Previews at Studio 54 - 3/21/2014

Roundabout Theatre Company has officially announced that Oscar nominee Michelle Williams will star for the first time on Broadway as 'Sally Bowles' in its upcoming production of Cabaret. She will take the stage at Studio 54 alongside Alan Cumming as the Emcee, reprising the role that won him a Tony Award in 1998.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Jim Campbell Solo Exhibition Opens at Museum of the Moving Image - 3/21/2014

Museum of the Moving Image presents the first solo museum exhibition in New York of the work of Jim Campbell (b. 1956), the San Francisco-based artist best known for his evocative low resolution works. The exhibition opens in New York City on March 21, 2014 and will be on view through June 15.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014The Dallas Opera Presents DIE TOTE STADT with Mardi Byers in Dual Roles - 3/21/2014

The Dallas Opera has announced a cast change for the third production of the company's 2013-2014 "By Love Transformed" Season, Erich Wolfgang Korngold's late-Romantic masterpiece, DIE TOTE STADT ("The Dead City").

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Opera Philadelphia Presents DOUBLE EXPOSURE - 3/21/2014

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014The Utopia Opera Presents DER FREISCHÜTZ - 3/21/2014

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Lyric Opera of Chicago to Present THE FAMILY BARBER, March 22, 2014 - 3/22/2014

Lyric Opera of Chicago will present The Family Barber, a special performance for youngsters ages 5-10 and their families, on Saturday, March 22, at 2pm at the Civic Opera House in downtown Chicago.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Filmmaker John Putch Hosts MAKING THE ANTI-HOLLYWOOD MOVIE Seminar in Arlington - 3/22/2014

The National Conservatory of Dramatic Arts - the only accredited acting studio in the Greater Washington Area - announced today that the award-winning TV and film director (and Pennsylvania native) John Putch was returning to DC to offer a special seminar for East Coast filmmakers, screenwriters, producers and actors that reveals his unique strategies for making and marketing micro-budget movies the anti-hollywood way.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/15/2014Cory Daye to Make Off-Broadway Debut in MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING, 3/22 - 3/22/2014

Saturday, March 22nd, My Big Gay Italian Wedding will welcome another disco icon to officiate the wedding of 'Anthony' and 'Andrew.' Cory who has been performing for four decades in concert halls across the world, is super excited and nervous to be gracing the stage for the first time in her career. Her performance that night will be followed up with a live performance where she will be singing two of her biggest hits, 'Cherchez La Femme ' and 'Pow Wow.'

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