Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014

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Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 8/16/2014. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014New Musical ATOMIC Closes Off-Broadway - 8/16/2014

Performances of the new Off-Broadway musical Atomic begin tonight, Thursday, June 26 at 7pm at the Acorn Theatre/Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014Opera Australia Announces a Second Show for Jonas Kaufmann - 8/17/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014PUPPET TITUS ANDRONICUS at Beckett Theatre Closes Today - 8/17/2014

The Puppet Shakespeare Players and STT Productions present the world premiere of PUPPET TITUS ANDRONICUS - a fresh, comedic take on Shakespeare's "worst" play performed in the style of "Avenue Q" - Off-Broadway at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street) in Manhattan. Directed by Ryan Rinkel, PUPPET TITUS ANDRONICUS will begin preview performances on July 24 prior to an official press opening of July 30, and will continue to play through August 17.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014Fiasco's INTO THE WOODS Closes at The Old Globe - 8/17/2014

The Old Globe today announced additional performances for the second production of the 2014 Summer Season, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical Into the Woods, which made its World Premiere at The Old Globe in 1986. The production is an inventive reimagining by Fiasco Theater, directed by Noah Brody and Ben Steinfeld, in a production that originated at McCarter Theatre Center. By popular demand, it will now play through Sunday, August 17. Tickets for the extension will go on sale to the general public on Tuesday, July 29 at noon.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014Encore Commemorates Life & Work of Robin Williams with Film Tribute Today - 8/17/2014

ENCORE will commemorate the life and work of the multifaceted, multi-award-winning entertainment icon, Robin Williams


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014JARHEAD 2: FIELD OF FIRE Now on Blu-ray/DVD & Digital HD - 8/19/2014

A Marine unit stationed in the hostile province of Helmand Afghanistan wilderness faces a harrowing mission as they try to help a fugitive woman reach safety from the Taliban in Jarhead 2: Field of Fire.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2 Now on Blu-ray/DVD - 8/19/2014

Sony has announced details for the home video release of THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2(via EW) which will be available digitally August 5 and on DVD and Blu-ray August 19.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014THE FATAL WEAKNESS at Mint Theatre Opens Today - 8/19/2014

Mint Theater's next production will be The Fatal Weakness by George Kelly. Jesse Marchese directs a cast that features Cliff Bemis, Cynthia Darlow, Kristin Griffith, Sean Patrick Hopkins, Patricia Kilgarriff, and Victoria Mack. The Fatal Weakness will have scenic design Vicki R. Davis, costume design by Andrea Varga, lighting design by Christian DeAngelis, original music & sound design by Jane Shaw, and properties design by Joshua Yocom. Performances will begin Tuesday August 19th and continue through October 12th. Opening Night is set for Monday September 15th (7pm) at Mint's home (311 West 43rd Street, just west of 8th Avenue).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014Laura Bell Bundy Stars in HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS Now on DVD - 8/19/2014

HOME IS WHERE THE HEART is will be available on DVD on August 19th.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014Original Motion Picture Soundtrack from IF I STAY Out Today - 8/19/2014

WaterTower Music today announced the August 19, 2014 release of the soundtrack to New Line Cinema's and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures' drama "If I Stay," based on Gayle Forman's New York Times best-selling novel.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014NewFilmmakers NY Screens LA VIE NOUS APPARTIENT and More - 8/19/2014

NewFilmmakers is a unique Screening Series that gives new filmmakers the opportunity to screen their films in New York, Los Angeles, and Online. On Tuesday, August 19th, NewFilmmakers NY presents two Short Film Programs and the new feature LA VIE NOUS APPARTIENT.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014GO FOR SISTERS Set for 8/19 DVD Release - 8/19/2014

Freestyle Digital Media has set August 19th, 2014 for the DVD release of the thrilling feature film GO FOR SISTERS from two-time Academy Award-nominee John Sayles (LONE STAR, MATEWAN, EIGHT MEN OUT). Starring LisaGay Hamilton, Yolonda Ross and Edward James Olmos, GO FOR SISTERS was written, edited, and directed by Sayles, and was produced by Edward James Olmos, Alejandro Springall, and Peter Bobrow.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014Indie Film GO FOR SISTERS Out on DVD - 8/19/2014

Freestyle Digital Media has set August 19th, 2014 for the DVD release of the thrilling feature film GO FOR SISTERS from two-time Academy Award-nominee John Sayles (LONE STAR, MATEWAN, EIGHT MEN OUT). Starring LisaGay Hamilton, Yolonda Ross and Edward James Olmos, GO FOR SISTERS was written, edited, and directed by Sayles, and was produced by Edward James Olmos, Alejandro Springall, and Peter Bobrow.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014The Riant Theatre Kicks Off 2014 STRAWBERRY ONE-ACT FESTIVAL - 8/20/2014

The Riant Theatre under the direction of Artistic Director Van Dirk Fisher, has announced its 26th Anniversary season lineup for the Strawberry One-Act Festival, which consists of 21 new one-acts and 3 full length plays that will run August 20th -- August 31st at the Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th St.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014THE LAST DAYS OF CLEOPATRA Begins 8/20 at Urban Stages - 8/20/2014

Georganne Aldrich Heller will present Laoisa Sexton's raw, visceral and provocative new play, THE LAST DAYS OF CLEOPATRA, a pitch black comedy set in Dublin, August 20th through September 7th at Urban Stages, 259 West 30th Street in Manhattan. The official opening is on Saturday, August 23rd at 8PM. Tim Ruddy Directs. www.thelastdaysofcleopatra.com


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014NewFilmmakers NY Screens THE BEEKEEPER and More - 8/20/2014

NewFilmmakers is a unique Screening Series that gives new filmmakers the opportunity to screen their films in New York, Los Angeles, and Online. On Wednesday, August 20th, NewFilmmakers NY presents a Documentary Series, two Special Programs, a Short Film Program, and the new feature THE BEEKEEPER.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014SHARKNADO 2 Terrorizes Big Screens Nationwide in Exclusive One-Night Event - 8/21/2014

Just when audiences thought it was safe to go back to the movie theater… they will get a fresh dose of scares and laughs as Syfy's "Sharknado 2: The Second One" hits cinemas nationwide for a one-night event


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014New Jersey Teenagers' Play BITTER AS BEER, SWEET LIKE DAISY to be Produced Off-Broadway - 8/22/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014HONOR BOUND Ends Off-Broadway Run at St. Luke's - 8/22/2014

Albert J. Repicci's new drama HONOR BOUND, which began performances on April 18th and opened officially on Wednesday, May 14th, will end its off-Broadway run at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street, NYC, on August 22nd, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014LUCKY STIFF, Starring Jason Alexander, World Premieres at Montreal Film Festival - 8/22/2014

LUCKY STIFF, the zany off-Broadway musical from Tony®-winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, comes to the big screen!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger Appear at EXPENDABLES 3 VIP Screening at The Venetian Macao - 8/22/2014

The Venetian Macao announced today that it will host Asia's only VIP screening experience for the opening of The Expendables 3 featuring live appearances by the blockbuster film's iconic lead actors, Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger, on August 22nd in celebration of the integrated resort's 7th anniversary. The most star-powered film franchise in history raises the bar to unprecedented heights with a dream team of global superstars, explosive stunts and mind-boggling weaponry as the mercenary group comes face to face with ruthless arms dealer and Expendables co-founder Conrad Stonebanks whose mission is to wipe out the entire team.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/16/2014Atlantic Theater Company Closes BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY on 8/23 - 8/23/2014

Atlantic Theater Company has announced that the world premiere production of Tony Award nominee Stephen Adly Guirgis' play BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY, directed by Tony Award nominee Austin Pendleton, has been extended an additional week following opening last night to critical acclaim.


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