Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014

Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 6/21/2014. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Carol Burnett Inducts Kristin Chenoweth Into Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame - 6/21/2014

Emmy and Tony award winner and Oklahoma Hall of Fame inductee Kristin Chenoweth will be inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame at this year's Opening Night at the Hollywood Bowl, Saturday, June 21, at 8 pm. Chenoweth will be inducted by actress and comedienne Carol Burnett.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Linda Eder Records First Live Concert CD LINDA LIVE in Saratoga Springs - 6/21/2014

The Saratogian reports that Broadway's Linda Eder will record her first live concert CD, to be titled LINDA LIVE, at her upcoming June 21st concert at Skidmore College's Arthur Zankel Music Center.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Rhymes With Opera Closes 2013-14 Season with CANTATA FOR A LOOP TRAIL in NYC - 6/21/2014

Rhymes With Opera concludes their 2013-14 season with the world premiere of Erik Spangler's Cantata For A Loop Trail, an outdoor performance that will take place in Baltimore and New York City. Audiences in Baltimore will meet at Gwynn Falls Leakin Park on June 14 and June 15. Audiences in New York will meet at Isham Park on June 21. Performances are presented free of charge. However, audiences are required to make advance reservations.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014BROADWAY BARES 24 Will 'Rock Hard' at Hammerstein Ballroom Tonight - 6/22/2014

The 24th annual edition of Broadway Bares will blow the roof off its new home at Hammerstein Ballroom with Broadway Bares: Rock Hard!, an amped up celebration honoring the best of rock 'n' roll.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Vineyard Theatre Closes Nicky Silver's TOO MUCH SUN - 6/22/2014

TOO MUCH SUN - the newest play by Nicky Silver - has been extended two weeks until June 22 at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.), it has been announced by Douglas Aibel, Artistic Director, and Sarah Stern, Co-Artistic Director. With previews starting May 1, Too Much Sun opens May 18.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Assadourian's THE BULLPEN Opens Tonight! - 6/22/2014

Actor/playwright Joseph Assadourian, like Charles Dutton and Lead Belly before him, discovered his theatrical voice while serving time behind bars. His new one-man play, The Bullpen, which he wrote and stars in, will begin an open-ended Off-Broadway engagement at The Playroom Theater (151 West 46th Street between Broadway and 6th Avenue) on Thursday, June 12th. Richard Hoehler directs this black comedy, which features Assadourian in 18 different roles. Opening night is set Sunday June 22nd.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014MOTHERS AND SONS at the John Golden Theatre Closes Today - 6/22/2014

Producers Tom Kirdahy, Roy Furman, Paula Wagner & Debbie Bisno, and Barbara Freitag & Loraine Alterman Boyle announced today that Mothers and Sons, the two-time 2014 TonyŽ Award nominee for Best Play and Leading Actress in a Play (Tyne Daly), will play its final performance at the Sunday, June 22nd matinee at the John Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Cumming, Karl, Margherita & More Visit BROADWAY BARES - 6/22/2014

A bevy of sexy special guests from stage, screen and fashion runways will help Broadway Bares blast the roof off of its new home at NYC's Hammerstein Ballroom this Sunday as they honor the best of rock and pop music in Broadway Bares: Rock Hard!.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Tickets for LA Opera's 2014-15 Season to Go On General Sale - 6/22/2014

Tickets for LA Opera's 2014/15 six mainstage productions, plus two eagerly anticipated Off Grand special events, will go on sale to the general public this Sunday, June 22, at 10:00am. Tickets may be purchased online atwww.LAOpera.org, by phone at 213.972.8001 or in person, from10am to 6pm, at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, 135 North Grand Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90012.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Public Theater Gala, ONE THRILLING COMBINATION, to Tribute Hamlisch on 6/23 - 6/23/2014

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that the 2014 Public Theater Annual Gala will present ONE THRILLING COMBINATION, a gala event directed by Ted Sperling celebrating Marvin Hamlisch, The Public Theater and the creation of A Chorus Line on Monday, June 23 at the Delacorte Theater. This unforgettable summer evening will celebrate the 40th anniversary of the creation of The Public's groundbreaking musical, A Chorus Line, and the legendary man behind the music, Marvin Hamlisch, in a one-night-only, star-studded gala to support The Public Theater. Renee Beaumont and Lizanne Rosenstein will serve as Gala Co-Chairs for this memorable evening in Central Park.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Pinkham, Karimloo, Wolfe, Rapp & More Set for Celebrity Softball Games - 6/23/2014

The New York Yankees and The Broadway Show League are partnering for the 4th Annual 'Bombers Boomer Broadway' Celebrity Softball Games for Charity at Yankee Stadium on June 23, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Alan Cumming Set for 'I AM NOT A CHEESE' at NYPL for the Performing Arts - 6/23/2014

Tomorrow afternoon (May 23) beginning at 3 p.m., audience members will be able to reserve seats to Alan Cumming's June 23rd event -- 'I Am Not a Cheese; I Do Not Have a Process.' at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, located at 40 Lincoln Center Plaza.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Foster, Groff, Quinto & More Perform at Public's Gala Honoring Hamlisch Tonight! - 6/23/2014

The Public Theater announced today that John Lithgow, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Zachary Quinto, Martha Plimpton, Billy Porter, Jonathan Groff, Sutton Foster, Joshua Bell, Lindsay Mendez, Claybourne Elder, Krysta Rodriguez, Marissa McGowan, Laura Shoop, Peter Dugan, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Jessica Wu, Mylinda Hull, Brooke Sunny Moriber, Nicole Lewis and other special guests and alumni will perform in the one-night-only Public Theater annual gala ONE THRILLING COMBINATION on Monday, June 23 at the Delacorte Theater.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Documentary WHEN I WALK Kicks Off POV's 27th Season on PBS - 6/23/2014

Jason DaSilva tells a brave and remarkable story in When I Walk. He was already an accomplished documentary filmmaker (Lest We Forget, Olivia's Puzzle) by the age of 25. If there is glamour in the world of documentary, DaSilva garnered his share of it with his intelligence, good looks and genial manner, and he was able to travel the world making films about people and issues that mattered to him.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Photo Flash: First Look at MAGRITTE:THE MYSTERY OF THE ORDINARY, 1926-1938 at The Art Institute of Chicago - 6/24/2014

Rene Magritte, the playful and provocative Belgian Surrealist who set out to create works that would 'challenge the real world' by making 'everyday objects shriek out loud,' is the focus of a major exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago: Magritte, The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938. The show opens June 24, 2014 and runs through October 13, 2014 in Regenstein Hall. A collaborative effort between three museums, the exhibition will make its final stop at the Art Institute following its premiere at The Museum of Modern Art in New York on September 28, 2013 and its current run at the Menil Collection, Houston.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014OY VEY! MY SON IS GAY! Starring Lainie Kazan Comes to DVD - 6/24/2014

Breaking Glass Pictures is excited to announce the June 10, 2014 DVD release of the romantic comedy Oy Vey! My Son is Gay!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE Editor Chris Dickens Set for Master Class at FEST - TRAINING GROUND 2014 - 6/24/2014

It is with huge satisfaction that we announce the addition of Film Editor Chris Dickens to our speakers list. Film editor extraordinaire, Dickens' ground breaking editing style has carved his name in film history.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Elaine Stritch Documentary SHOOT ME Now Streaming on Netflix - 6/24/2014

The new documentary on stage and screen legend Elaine Stritch, Elaine Stritch: SHOOT ME will be available for streaming on Netflix beginning on Tuesday, June 24.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014THE ASPARAGUS CLUB Premieres Off-Broadway Today - 6/24/2014

Bringing an air of sophistication and sensibility to the New York Cabaret scene, The Asparagus Club, Off-Broadway's newest cabaret destination presents it's debut performance featuring a double-bill of "delicate and enchanting" acts that are sure to 'bring yesterday to today!" The Asparagus Club's opening performance will be Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at 7:30PM at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014The MUNY Announces Principle Casting for TARZAN, Opening 6/25 - 6/25/2014

The Muny announced principal casting for the second show of its amazing 96th season, Tarzan, directed by John Tartaglia, choreographed by Chris Bailey, with musical direction by Rick Bertone. Tarzan is sponsored by U. S. Bank.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014FUERZA BRUTA WAYRA to Premiere 6/25 at Daryl Roth Theatre - 6/25/2014

S2BN Entertainment and OZONO Producciones are bringing the hit off-Broadway show, Fuerza Bruta, back to life with WAYRA, an electrifying and innovative spectacle that has most recently been performed in London, England and Buenos Aires, Argentina. The New York City performance will premiere at the Daryl Roth Theatre on June 25th, 2014, and includes spectacular new scenes from the international sensation.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Resnick, Kritzer, Aziza, Wicks & More Star in PIECE OF MY HEART - 6/25/2014

The full cast has been announced for Piece of My Heart: The Bert Berns Story, an upcoming new musical based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns. Produced by Merged Work Productions (lead producers) and Jack Thomas (Executive Producer), the show began rehearsals today, and begins previews at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center on June 25, 2014, with an official opening night set for July 21, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014MURDER FOR TWO to Conclude Off-Broadway Run This Weekend - 6/25/2014

BroadwayWorld has just learned that off-Broadway's Murder for Two will offically close on Sunday, June 29 at New World Stages. The show was previously scheduled to conclude its killer year-long run in New York on July 6, 2014. Ticket-holders for any performance from June 30-July 6 should contact their point of purchase to reschedule, or to request a refund.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at LA RONDINE, Part of The Met: Live in HD 'Summer Encores' Series - 6/25/2014

THE MET: LIVE IN HD's 'Summer Encores' series presents Puccini's bittersweet romance LA RONDINE. The production returns with opera stars Angela Gheorghiu and Roberto Alagna on Wednesday, June 25 at 7 p.m.* (*check local theaters for dates and times). Scroll down for a sneak peek at the production!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Photos: Sneak Peek at the Cast of Encores! Off-Center's TICK, TICK... BOOM! - 6/25/2014

Lin-Manuel Miranda, Leslie Odom Jr. and Karen Olivo will star in the New York City Center Encores! Off-Center production of Jonathan Larson's tick, tick... BOOM!, running for five performances, June 25 - 28. The opening show of City Center's acclaimed Encores! Off-Center series of landmark Off-Broadway musicals will be directed by Oliver Butler with choreography by Camille A. Brown and music direction by Chris Fenwick. Jeanine Tesori is Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Opera Theatre of the Rockies Announces 2014 Summer Season - THE KING AND I and More! - 6/25/2014

Opera Theatre of the Rockies is excited to announce its 2014 Summer Season as it continues its 16th Season - "A Season of Exotic Splendor." Summer events center around the 2014 Vocal Arts Festival and Young Artists Intensive Training Program. Performances include the always popular Let's Make a Scene production on July 18 at 3:00 p.m., and the festival's grand finale performances of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I on July 25, 26 & 27. Two events benefiting Opera Theatre of the Rockies - Songs for a Summer Evening and "Opera Goofo -- an Evening of Fun and Laughter" -- round out the summer's performances.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014 THE MUSCLES IN OUR TOES at LAByrinth Theatre Company Opens Tonight! - 6/26/2014

LAByrinth Theater Company, the award-winning, downtown ensemble, announced today the complete casting for the New York Premiere of The Muscles in Our Toes by Labyrinth Company Member Stephen Belber, directed by Anne Kauffman. The play begins performances on June 14, with an official opening night set for June 26, 2014, at Labyrinth's home in New York City's West Village, the Bank Street Theater (155 Bank Street).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014LET'S DANCE! to Premiere in the Hills of Vermont as Part of TD Bank Summer Festival Tour - 6/26/2014

The annual Vermont Symphony Orchestra presents its popular TD Bank Summer Festival Tour in eight locations throughout the state.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Married Artists' Paintings to be Featured in National Portrait Gallery's BP PORTRAIT AWARD EXHIBITION - 6/26/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Nicholas Phan Headlines CANDIDE at Tanglewood, Set for Oregon Bach Festival and More, Summer 2014 - 6/26/2014

This summer, Nicholas Phan returns to his roots, joining the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood to sing the title role in Bernstein's Candide, the work that first inspired him to pursue a career in opera (Aug 16). In his third consecutive residency at the Oregon Bach Festival (June 26-July 10), the tenor takes part in performances of Vespers by Monteverdi and Rachmaninoff; Mozart's Requiem, led by Festival Director Emeritus Helmuth Rilling; an evening of Strauss Lieder; and after proving himself "the standout among the vocal soloists" (New York Times) in Bach's St. Matthew Passion at Carnegie Hall last month, a reconstruction of the Baroque master's St. Mark Passion. Phan also makes his Seattle Chamber Music Festival debut with Vaughan Williams and Brahms (July 18 & 21), and returns to New York's Bard Music Festival, now celebrating its 25th anniversary season, to sing Schubert in recital and with members of the American Symphony Orchestra (Aug 8 & 10).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Andre De Shields Stars in THE BACKSEAT, Coming to Manhattan Film Festival - 6/26/2014

Andre De Shields (Broadway's "The Wiz") and Chris Bellant (Warner Bros. upcoming "Into the Storm") star in "The Backseat", a high school coming of age comedy. The film will have its second ever New York screening at the Quad Cinema Thursday, June 26th, 7:00pm as part of the 8th Annual Manhattan Film Festival.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Wolf Trap Announces Summer Opera Productions - CARMEN, GIULIO CESARE and More! - 6/27/2014

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces its 2014 summer opera productions.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Joe Manganiello's Documentary LA BARE Now in Theaters - 6/27/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014BRIGADOON at Goodman Theatre Opens Tonight! - 6/27/2014

Casting is complete and rehearsals begin May 20 for Goodman Theatre's new production of Brigadoon-Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's big, beautiful and beguiling song and dance fantasy. Chicago director/choreographer Rachel Rockwell, hailed as a "brilliant, insightful, mistress-of-grand-scale musicals" (Chicago Sun-Times) and named "2012 Chicagoan of the Year" by the Chicago Tribune, makes her Goodman debut. Brigadoon runs June 27 - August 3 in the Albert Theatre (opening night is Monday, July 7). Tickets ($25 - $93; subject to change) are on sale now, available atGoodmanTheatre.org/Brigadoon, by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn). JPMorgan Chase is the Major Corporate Sponsor. Allstate Insurance Company and PwC are Corporate Sponsor Partners. Towers Watson is the Opening Night Sponsor. Chicago Tribune is the Media Partner. A full performance calendar follows.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Heller, Wilner & More Star in Goodspeed's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - 6/27/2014

Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. [Official Press Opening will be July 16, 2014]


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Alanis Morissette Stars in RADIO FREE ALBEMUTH, in Theaters Today - 6/27/2014

The poster for RADIO FREE ALBEMUTH has debuted. The film hits theaters and VOD June 27th and stars Alanis Morissette, Jonathan Scarfe, Shea Whigham, Katheryn Winnick & Scott Wilson


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014SEX AND EDUCATION at Penguin Rep Opens Today - 6/27/2014

Penguin Rep Theatre presents the New York premiere of Sex and Education, a comedy by Lissa Levin, directed by Joe Brancato, and starring award-winning actress Lizbeth MacKay, from June 27 through July 20 in Stony Point, New York.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/201417th Annual MoMA PS1 Warm Up 2014 Announces Schedule of Performances - 6/28/2014

MoMA PS1 presents Warm Up 2014, beginning June 28 and taking place every Saturday this summer through September 6.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 6/21/2014Chicago International Film Festival to Honor Kevin Kline, 6/28 - 6/28/2014

Celebrating its 50th anniversary of saluting the greatest talents in world cinema, The Chicago International Film Festival will honor Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Kline with a Career Achievement Award on Saturday, June 28 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 120 E. Delaware, at a special Summer Gala celebration.


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