Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014

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Below is BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar updated on 8/9/2014. For the complete calendar of upcoming events, concerts, openings, closings and more, visit BroadwayWorld.com's Event Calendar.

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014DRUNK SHAKESPEARE Ends Extended Run Off-Broadway - 8/9/2014

Producer Scott Griffin has announced an eight-week extension of Drunk Shakespeare, an irreverent and outrageous new theatrical experience directed by David Hudson. Drunk Shakespeare will now play through August 9, 2014 at Quinn's Bar Upstairs (356 West 44th Street, 2nd Floor).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Warner Theatre Screens JAWS Tonight - 8/9/2014

On Saturday, August 9 at 7:00 pm, the Warner Theatre will show the iconic film, JAWS, on the Warner's 50 foot screen!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014New Plays by Ahonen & Roberts at The Amoralists Close Today - 8/9/2014

The Amoralists present The Gyre, a two play repertory exploring man's vicious cycles, featuring the World Premiere of Derek Ahonen's The Qualification of Douglas Evans, directed by James Kautz, and the World Premiere of Mark Roberts' Enter at Forest Lawn, directed by Jay Stull.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014VESTMENTS OF THE GODS at FringeNYC Opens Today - 8/9/2014

Today, 5000 Broadway Productions announced its newest production, Vestments of the Gods, as part of the 18th annual New York International Fringe Festival - FringeNYC. Vestments of the Gods is a musical play written by Owen Panettieri with music by David Carl and lyrics by Owen Panettieri. The show will run for five performances during the festival at FringeNYC Venue #7: Theatre 80 on St. Marks Place. Tickets go on sale at www.FringeNYC.org July 18, 2014.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Vickie Shaw Set for I'M NOT YOUR ROLE MODEL Gala Evening at LA LGBT Center - 8/9/2014

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and StandOut Productions present a gala evening celebrating the world premiere of Vickie Shaw's brand new comedy film, I'm Not Your Role Model, directed by StandOut's Andrea Meyerson A 'comedy Q&A' featuring Ms. Shaw and her funniest friends, Roxana Ward and Lisa Koch, will follow the screening. The audience is then invited to an outdoor reception in the beautiful courtyard of the Center's The Village at Ed Gould Plaza. The party will take place on Saturday, August 9, starting at 8 p.m.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Opera on Tap Presents SMASHED: THE CARRIE NATION STORY at The New York International Fringe Festival - 8/9/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea Closes Today - 8/10/2014

The Attic Theater Company presents Preston Sturges' classic screwball comedy STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca). Directed by Laura Braza, STRICTLY DISHONORABLE will be performed Tuesday, July 22nd through Sunday, August 10th, 2014. The Press Opening is Saturday, July 26th at 7pm. Tickets, priced at $25.00, are on sale now online at www.theattictheaterco.com.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID at MTC Closes Today - 8/10/2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID, the new play by Sarah Treem ("House of Cards," "In Treatment"), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park), opens tonight, June 17 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street) in a strictly limited engagement through Sunday, August 10.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Laura Osnes Releases New Single 'When You Smile' - 8/10/2014

Two-time Tony Nominated Actress, Laura Osnes will release the new single, 'When You Smile', on August 10th.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Adriane Lenox, Ken Page & More in 54 SINGS THE WIZ Today - 8/10/2014

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, celebrates the Tony Award-winning musical, The Wiz, with '54 Below Sings The Wiz,' part of the '54 Sings Series.' '54 Below Sings The Wiz' will play two performances only: Sunday, August 10 at 7PM and 9:30PM. To make a reservation, visit www.54below.com. Cover starts at $50. $25 food & beverage minimum.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Finborough Theatre Presents IMMORTAL HOUR Opera Today, 8/10 - 8/10/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Attic Theater Presents Preston Sturges' STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea, Now Through 8/10 - 8/10/2014

The Attic Theater Company presents Preston Sturges' classic screwball comedy STRICTLY DISHONORABLE at The Flea Theater (41 White Street, Tribeca). Directed by Laura Braza, STRICTLY DISHONORABLE will be performed Tuesday, July 22nd through Sunday, August 10th, 2014. The Press Opening is Saturday, July 26th at 7pm. Tickets, priced at $25.00, are on sale now online at www.theattictheaterco.com.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Broadway's Patti Murin Brings 'Literally Patti Murin' to 54 Below Tomorrow - 8/10/2014

Don't let that ingenue face fool you - this girl's got steel pipes and the mouth of a sailor. One of Broadway's most appealing leading ladies, Patti Murin has starred in Wicked, Lysistrata Jones, Xanadu, Love's Labour's Lost, Emma, and, most recently, Fly By Night. Now she is bringing her signature vocal sound and sharp comedic timing to 54 Below. For her solo show debut, Patti will forgo the safety of standards to perform songs (almost) exclusively from the new musicals in which she has originated a role. It will literally be one of the best nights of your (her) life.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014MTC's WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID Closes - 8/10/2014

Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere of WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID, the new play by Sarah Treem ("House of Cards," "In Treatment"), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park), begins the final week of its run today, Tuesday, August 5 at MTC at New York City Center - Stage I (131 West 55th Street).


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014The Russian Arts Theater & Studio Ends Run of Chekhov's THE BEAR AND OTHER JOKES - 8/11/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014THE MUSIC MAN Concert at Transport Group Is Tonight - 8/11/2014

Initial casting for Transport Group's concert presentation of The Music Man has been announced. The evening will feature Laura Osnes, Santino Fontana, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Alexandra Silber, Mary Testa, Jill Paice, Heather Mac Rae, Jeffry Denman, Stanley Bahorek, David Greenspan, and D.C. Anderson. Complete casting will be announced at a later date. The concert will be held at the Irene Diamond Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42 Street, on Monday, August 11, 2014, directed by five-time Drama Desk nominee, Jack Cummings III.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Kelli O'Hara Comes To Williamstown Theatre Festival Today - 8/11/2014

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced that the magnetic five-time Tony Award nominee Kelli O'Hara returns to Williamstown to perform a special one-night-only benefit concert, An Enchanted Evening with Kelli O'Hara, on the Main Stage, Monday, August 11th at 7:30 PM.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Broadway's Patti Murin Brings 'Literally Patti Murin' to 54 Below Tonight - 8/11/2014

Don't let that ingenue face fool you - this girl's got steel pipes and the mouth of a sailor. One of Broadway's most appealing leading ladies, Patti Murin has starred in Wicked, Lysistrata Jones, Xanadu, Love's Labour's Lost, Emma, and, most recently, Fly By Night. Now she is bringing her signature vocal sound and sharp comedic timing to 54 Below. For her solo show debut, Patti will forgo the safety of standards to perform songs (almost) exclusively from the new musicals in which she has originated a role. It will literally be one of the best nights of your (her) life.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Pop Rox Muzik Releases Joe Louis's New E.P. YEAH! - 8/11/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014BUNNYMAN MASSACRE Hopping its Way to Home Video Today - 8/12/2014

Midnight Releasing is set to unleash the demented Bunnyman Massacre this August on DVD and VOD across North America.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Romantic Drama HOME, JAMES Out on VOD - 8/12/2014

Devolver Digital Films is proud to announce the digital VOD release of the critically acclaimed romantic drama, Home, James, directed by Jonathan Rossetti. The award-winning feature-length film follows James, an aspiring photographer, who falls for Cooper, a hard-drinking socialite, while working his day job as a sober driver.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Eric Roberts Stars in JESSE, Now on DVD - 8/12/2014

JESSE, starring Stephanie Finochio, WWE's Trinity, William Forsythe, Armand Assante, and Eric Roberts will be available on DVD August 12th


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Romantic Comedy Drama DON'T KNOW YET Now on Digital VOD - 8/12/2014

Devolver Digital Films is proud to announce the digital VOD release of the whimsical romantic comedy-drama, Don't Know Yet. Directed by Terry Linehan, the feature-length feel-good film follows a heartbroken man who lets the hitchhikers he picks up determine his direction and destiny.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Tickets for Opera Philadelphia's 40th Anniversary Season to Go on Sale - 8/13/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Joseph Toltz and Opera Prometheus with Sydney Jewish Museum Present BRUNDIBÁR - 8/14/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014First-Ever AUCTION AT GRACELAND Features Rare Elvis Presley Artifacts - 8/14/2014

Highlights of the rare Elvis Presley artifacts to be included in the first-ever 'Auction at Graceland' were announced today, along with registration and catalog ordering details for the auction, which will be held on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at 8 pm Eastern / 7 pm Central.


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014Casts of JERSEY BOYS, CABARET and More Visit Bryant Park This Week - 8/14/2014

This week's event is set to feature the casts of JERSEY BOYS, CABARET, 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL, and REVOLUTION IN THE ELBOW OF RAGNAR AGNARSSON FURNITURE PAINTER. Check back later for a complete list of scheduled performers!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014The LA Opera's ARIA Young Professionals Celebrates New Season with Kick-Off Party - 8/14/2014


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014JAKE SQUARED, With Virginia Madsen and Elias Koteas, Hits Theaters - 8/15/2014

Freestyle Releasing and Freestyle Digital Media (FDM) announced today that they have acquired theatrical and all DVD/VOD rights to JAKE SQUARED, the existential comedy from writer/director Howard Goldberg (director of Sundance Festival favorite EDEN). Watch the trailer below!


Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/9/2014New 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).


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