Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014

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Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 7/26/2014. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014Town Hall Theater to Screen THE GOONIES, JURASSIC PARK Today - 7/26/2014

Town Hall Theater was a movie house for many years, as some long-time members of the community will remember. It revisits those days on July 26th, with Blockbuster Saturday, a double feature of fun films for kids and adults. At 2:00 pm, The Goonies will make an appearance on the big screen, followed by Jurassic Park at 7:00 pm. Tickets are $5 per film and refreshments are available.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014OF MICE AND MEN Closes on Broadway - 7/27/2014

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 - 7/26/2014Full Cast Announced for Des Moines Metro Opera's 42nd Festival Season, Featuring LA TRAVIATA and More - 7/27/2014

General and Artistic Director Michael Egel and the Board of Directors have announced casting for the operas of the 42nd Summer Festival Season. The three, full-scale grand operas will be presented in 15 performances between June 27 and July 20, 2014 at the Blank Performing Arts Center in Indianola Iowa. A fourth production will run for 3 performances on July 10 and 19 at the newly renovated Des Moines Social Club in Des Moines as part of the company's newly-minted 2nd Stages Series. The Summer Festival Season repertory includes the return of a timeless operatic classic paired with two operas which will be company premieres - the first is a modern masterpiece and the second is a sparkling farce by opera's greatest comedic composer, Rossini. It's truly a season for everyone from first-time opera-goers to lifelong devotees highlighted by Des Moines Metro Opera's exceptional attention to details, including casting some of the most remarkable vocal talent in America today.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014Jules Romains' DONOGOO at Mint Theatre Closes Tonight - 7/27/2014

Mint Theater's next production will be Donogoo by Jules Romains featuring Ross Bickell, Mitch Greenberg, George Morfogen, Jay Patterson, Paul Pontrelli, Dave Quay, Douglas Rees, James Riordan, Megan Robinson, Kraig Swartz, Scott Thomas, Brian Thomas Vaughan, and Vladimir Versailles as the sixty-six characters that populate this dark and madly ambitious comedy.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014THE WHO & THE WHAT at LCT3 Closes Today - 7/27/2014

The Lincoln Center Theater/ LCT3 production of The Who & The What, by Ayad Akhtar, directed by Kimberly Senior, has been extended through Sunday, July 27 at the Claire Tow Theater (150 West 65th Street). The Who & The What, which features Tala Ashe, Greg Keller, Nadine Malouf, and Bernard White, was originally scheduled to run through July 13.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014DONOGOO at Mint Theater Closes Today - 7/27/2014

Mint Theater's next production will be Donogoo by Jules Romains featuring Ross Bickell, Mitch Greenberg, George Morfogen, Jay Patterson, Paul Pontrelli, Dave Quay, Douglas Rees, James Riordan, Megan Robinson, Kraig Swartz, Scott Thomas, Brian Thomas Vaughan, and Vladimir Versailles as the sixty-six characters that populate this dark and madly ambitious comedy.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014Disney's PLANES: FIRE AND RESCUE Screening to Benefit Wildland Firefighter Foundation Today - 7/27/2014

Two Wildland Firefighter Foundation benefits will be taking place in July 2014 to benefit our Wildland Firefighters nationally. The benefits are private screenings of the new Disney movie "Planes: Fire and Rescue".


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014OSF Presents THE GREAT SOCIETY, Follow-Up to ALL THE WAY - 7/27/2014

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF) will open Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan's The Great Society at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, July 27 in the Angus Bowmer Theatre. The Great Society was commissioned by and co-produced with Seattle Repertory Theatre and developed through OSF's American Revolutions: the United States History Cycle and the Orchard Project.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014PHOENIX, Starring Julia Stiles and James Wirt, Offers $20 Tickets - 7/28/2014

Nicholas Jabbour, RIan Patrick Durham, Poverty Row Entertainment and Rattlestick Playwrights Theater are proud to announce that a limited number of $20 tickets will be available for Scott Organ's dark romantic comedy PHOENIX at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014Jen Silverman's THE MOORS Continues Irish Rep's Reading Series - 7/28/2014

The Irish Repertory Theatre, which 'encourages the development of works focusing on the Irish and Irish American experience, as well as a range of other cultures,' continues the eighth season of its Reading Series with Jen Silverman's play The Moors, directed by Jackson Gay. The reading will take place on Monday, July 28 at 3pm on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage of the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 W. 22nd Street). The reading is FREE and open to the public. An RSVP to the Irish Repertory Theatre Box Office at (212) 727-2737 is strongly suggested.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014The Chattanooga Symphony & Opera Announces 2014-2015 Season Single Tickets On-Sale Date, 7/28 - 7/28/2014

Single tickets for the 2014/15 season of the Chattanooga Symphony & Opera will go on sale Monday, July 28 at 10:00am. Popular concerts for the upcoming season include Opening Night/Beethoven's 9th, Classical's Top Hits, Pirates of Penzance, Home for the Holidays, Big Band Fever, Tchaikovsky's 6th, Broadway's Golden Age and Beyond, Rachmaninoff's 2nd, and many more. Ticket prices start at $21. There are student discounts available. Complete schedule and concert details are available at www.chattanoogasymphony.org.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014Schwartz & BenShlomo Join WICKED Tour in Salt Lake City - 7/29/2014

The company of the first North American tour of WICKED will be welcoming Chandra Lee Schwartz as Glinda and Etai BenShlomo on Tuesday, July 29 in Salt Lake City, UT.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014Skylight Theatre Brings YEARS TO THE DAY to Edinburgh Fringe - 7/30/2014

Skylight Theatre Company sends original work to New York and Edinburgh Fringe Festival - YEARS TO THE DAY, A DARK COMEDY written by Allen Barton and directed by Joel Polis. Performances will run: July 8th - 12th at 59 E. 59th St, New York AND July 30th - Aug 24th at Ines Wurth, Pleasance Road, Edinburgh.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014Long Beach International Film Festival Kicks Off - 7/30/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014THE OPPONENT Swings Into 59E59 Theaters from Chicago - 7/31/2014

59E59 Theaters will welcome Chicago's A Red Orchid Theatre, in association with Bisno Productions, with the NYC premiere of THE OPPONENT, written by Brett Neveu and directed by Karen Kessler. THE OPPONENT begins performances on Thursday, July 31 for a limited engagement through Sunday, September 7. Press opening is Wednesday, August 6 at 7:30 PM.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014Dennis Haskins Joins Cast of BAYSIDE! THE MUSICAL! Today - 7/31/2014

Bayside! The Musical!, the unauthorized musical parody of TV's #1 teen drama "Saved By The Bell" welcomes Bayside High Alumni Dennis Haskins, who played the iconic Mr. Belding on "Saved By The Bell", on July 31, August 1 and 2!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014Stan Lee to Cameo in GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY, Out Today - 8/1/2014

Legendary comic book writer and creator Stan Lee is continuing the tradition to cameo in Marvel films.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014THE LAW OF RETURN at 4th Street Theatre Opens Today - 8/1/2014

Casting has been announced for the New York premiere of THE LAW OF RETURN, playwright Martin Blank's ('Closing Time,' 'Avenue of the Americas') original spy thriller inspired by events surrounding the Jay Pollard espionage case, directed by Elise Thoron ('County of Kings') and featuring Joel Rooks ('Say Goodnight Gracie'), Ben Mehl ('Habit') and Andre Ware ('Halfway There') with preview performances beginning August 1 prior to an official press opening of August 7 at the 4th Street Theatre (83 East 4th Street, btw. Bowery and Second Ave). THE LAW OF RETURN is presented Off-Broadway by Newsom Zipoy Productions.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014Quartet of Broadway, West End Talent Leads KISS ME, KATE at BBC Proms - 8/2/2014

Following the enormous success of the semi-staged performance of My Fair Lady at the Proms in 2012, John Wilson returns to perform Cole Porter's Tony Award-winning musical Kiss Me, Kate. Joining John Wilson and the John Wilson Orchestra, Broadway stalwarts Ben Davis, Alexandra Silber, Tony Yazbeck and West End star Louise Dearman lead the cast in an irreverent reworking of Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew -- a play within a play. This is the BBC Proms debut for all four performers as they sing the energetic score in its original 1948 arrangement.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 7/26/2014BAYSIDE! Adds Performance Featuring Dennis Haskins, 8/2 - 8/2/2014

Bayside! The Musical!, the unauthorized musical parody of TV's #1 teen drama 'Saved By The Bell' welcomes Bayside High Alumni Dennis Haskins, who played the iconic Mr. Belding on 'Saved By The Bell', on July 31, August 1 and 2! Due to overwhelming demand a late night show has been added Sat Aug 2 at 10:30 PM!


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