BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Begins Previews at St. James Theatre Tonight; Meet the Cast!|
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(3/11/2014) - The world premiere production of the brand new musical comedy Bullets Over Broadway, written by Woody Allen and based on the screenplay by Allen and Douglas McGrath for the 1994 film, will begin preview performances tomorrow, March 11 and officially open Thursday, April 10, 2014 at The St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). The new musical will be directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman. Scroll down to learn more about the Bullets Over Broadway company, and watch interviews with the cast!
Ron Palillo's THE LOST BOYS Head to NYC
by BWW News Desk (New York City)
(3/11/2014) - Producers Lawrence Leritz (Boobs! The Musical) and Dominic Paolillo are proud to announce their partnership, producing the Ron Palillo play 'The Lost Boy' for the New York stage. The team are in pre-production for a summer workshop, with full Broadway production to follow.
Festival Ballet Theatre Presents GISELLE, 3/22-23
by BWW News Desk (Costa Mesa)
(3/11/2014) - Festival Ballet Theatre presents Giselle at Irvine Barclay Theatre March 22 and 23, featuring Guest Artists from American Ballet Theatre Gillian Murphy and Cory Stearns.
JUILLIARD DANCES REPERTORY with Works by Twyla Tharp, Lar Lubovitch & More, Begins 3/21
by BWW News Desk (Dance - New York City)
(3/11/2014) - This month, Juilliard Dances Repertory presents repertory works by acclaimed choreographers Eliot Feld, Juilliard alumnus Lar Lubovitch, and Twyla Tharp. Juilliard dancers perform Baker's Dozen by Twyla Tharp; Concerto Six Twenty-Two by Lar Lubovitch; and The Jig is Up by Eliot Feld. All three dances were choreographed between 1979 and 1986, and Juilliard dancers have had the opportunity to learn the dances through intensive work with two of the choreographers - Eliot Feld and Lar Lubovitch - and with Juilliard alumna Shelley Washington, an original member of the cast of Twyla Tharp's work.
Adventures Cross-Country Offers Tips for Teens Traveling Abroad
by BWW News Desk (Travel)
(3/11/2014) - A company that for over 30 years has delivered meaningful international travel experiences for teens offers tips for families sending their children internationally this summer.
Theatre in the Round Presents DEAD MAN'S CELL PHONE by Sarah Ruhl, , 3/21-4/13
by BWW News Desk (Minneapolis)
(3/11/2014) - Theatre in the Round Players (TRP) presents Dead Man's Cell Phone by Sarah Ruhl in weekend performances March 21 - April 13, 2014.
Redhouse to Present New Spin on HAMLET, Begin. 3/20
by BWW News Desk (Central New York)
(3/11/2014) - After the hugely successful and modernized Music Man this past December, Redhouse is continuing its tradition of updating the classics. Next up on the MainStage is the newly reimagined classic tale of William Shakespeare's Hamlet. Set in the 1980s, big hair, graffiti and all, Hamlet this time around is sure to surprise and delight! Come see all the classic characters as they've never been seen before!
Soho Playhouse Adds DON'T PRESS CHARGES to Current Season
by BWW News Desk (Off-Broadway)
(3/11/2014) - Soho Playhouse (15 Vandam Street), under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Darren Lee Cole, will add several new shows to its current stellar season, including: Simon Lovell's DON'T PRESS CHARGES with performances beginning Saturday, March 15th (presented Saturdays at 5pm); the previously announced EXTRAORDINARY EXTREMITIES with performances beginning Friday, April 4th; Doug Knott's LAST OF THE KNOTTS with performances beginning Friday, April 25th (presented Fridays at 7pm); and Debra Ehrhardt's JAMAICA FAREWELL with performances beginning Sunday, April 27th (presented Sundays at 6:30pm). The aforementioned productions will join BILL W. AND DR. BOB, which recently announced an extension through June 1st , and Matt Graham's current trio of shows - THIS TOO SHALL SUCK, ANAGRAMAZON and STAND UP AGAINST EVERYTHING! - presented in rotating order Wednesdays at 8pm.
Buck Creek Players Continue Season with THE WOMEN, 3/21-30
by BWW News Desk (Indianapolis)
(3/11/2014) - The Buck Creek Players will continue their 40th Anniversary Season 'Fabulous at 40' with Clare Boothe Luce's comedy, The Women, opening Friday, March 21st, and running for two weekends through Sunday, March 30th. Curtain times will be at 8:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, with 2:30 p.m. matinees offered on Sundays. All performances will be held at the Buck Creek Playhouse on the southeast side of Indianapolis at 11150 Southeastern Avenue.
Review Roundup: MCC's HAND TO GOD
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(3/11/2014) - Last night, Robert Askins' Hand to God opened at the MCC Theater. Hand to God stars Steven Boyer who reprises his celebrated, Obie Award-winning performance from the Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) in 2011. Let's see what the critics had to say...
A.C.T. Partners with Mills College for New Theater Studies Degree
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)
(3/11/2014) - American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced today that they will be partnering with Oakland's Mills College on a new theater curriculum beginning in the fall 2014 term. The development of the new major and minor program marks another milestone in the College's proud legacy as a center of cutting-edge arts education.
Cincinnati Pops Conductor John Morris Russell Extends Contract Through 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Cleveland)
(3/11/2014) - The Cincinnati Pops Orchestra announced today an agreement with John Morris Russell that extends the Conductor's contract with the iconic ensemble for an additional five years starting in the 2014-15 season. Mr. Russell, who took over the Cincinnati Pops in September of 2011, will now lead the Orchestra through the 2018-19 season.
Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Returning to Fox Cities Performing Arts Center, 4/11-13
by BWW News Desk (Appleton, WI)
(3/11/2014) - NETworks production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast , the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, is returning to Fox Cities Performing Arts Center April 11-13 for five performances only.
Westport Country Playhouse to Present SEUSSICAL, 3/23
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)
(3/11/2014) - Westport Country Playhouse will continue its 2013-14 Family Festivities Series with 'Seussical, adapted from the Broadway musical about Dr. Seuss' stories, on Sunday, March 23, at 1 and 4 p.m., recommended for grades K - 5. Tickets are $20. Running time is approximately one hour. Pre-show activities begin one hour before each performance at 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Tickets to MAMMA MIA!'s Run at Cadillac Palace Theatre On Sale 3/13
by BWW News Desk (Chicago)
(3/11/2014) - Broadway In Chicago has announced that individual tickets for Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' MAMMA MIA!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, go on sale to the public Thursday, March 13 at 10 AM. MAMMA MIA! will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited one-week engagement from May 13 through May 18, 2014.
Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance to Premiere EL JUNCO at Fleck Dance Theatre, 4/24-27
by BWW News Desk (Dance - Toronto)
(3/11/2014) - The acclaimed Esmeralda Enrique Spanish Dance Company (EESDC) presents the world premiere of De Idas y Vueltas featuring new choreography by Javier Latorre, recipient of three Spanish national dance awards, Artistic Director Esmeralda Enrique and El Junco, returning guest artist from Spain who earned a Dora nomination for Outstanding Performance for his appearance in EESDC's Portales last season. De Idas y Vueltas is an evening of dazzling flamenco dance and music that celebrates the Latin American songs that have been integrated into flamenco. It runs April 24-27 as part of Harbourfront Centre's NextSteps dance series at Fleck Dance Theatre, a fitting wrap for Hispanic Heritage Month.
BULLETS OVER BROADWAY Announces Rush Policy for Preview Performances
by BWW News Desk
(3/11/2014) - Producers Letty Aronson and Julian Schlossberg today announced a General Rush policy for preview performances of BULLETS OVER BROADWAY. For each preview, a limited number of orchestra Rush tickets will be available each morning when the box office opens at 10 AM. Rush tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis for $37 each, with a limit of two tickets per person.
John Kennedy Toole's A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES to Get NYC Reading This Spring
by BWW News Desk
(3/11/2014) - After years, of toil, good luck, bad luck, plans made, plans dashed, things are looking up for fans of the best-selling and Pulitzer Prize winning novel A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES. Shelton Street Theatrical, LLC, the international stage rights holder to the novel which has sold millions of copies in 25 different languages, has announced plans to launch the play.
Photo Flash: First Look at USHERS: THE FRONT OF HOUSE MUSICAL, Now Playing at Charing Cross Theatre
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)
(3/11/2014) - USHERS: The Front of House Musical is transfering to Charing Cross Theatre for a six-week season following its premiere at The Hope Theatre in Islington. It will play at 10.15pm on Thursdays - Saturdays from Friday 7 March to Saturday 19 April. Press night is Wednesday 12 March at 10.15pm
PIPPIN, NEWSIES & More Set for PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk (Pittsburgh)
(3/11/2014) - Tony Award-winning productions including 2013 TONY AWARD-WINNER for BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL! (PIPPIN) and 2012 TONY AWARD-WINNER for BEST SCORE & BEST CHOREOGRAPHY! (NEWSIES) will take to Cultural District stages for the 2014-2015 PNC Broadway Across America-Pittsburgh season, along with critically-acclaimed audience favorites and the triumphant return of THE BOOK OF MORMON as part of the season specials.
Tickets Start at $30 for 3 Classic Operas at the Met this Spring
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Berkeley Rep to Stage Nina Raine's TRIBES, Begin. 4/11
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)
(3/11/2014) - Berkeley Repertory Theatre continues the second half of its season with Tribes, a sophisticated and moving family drama by celebrated British playwright Nina Raine. Her profound and powerful new play became an award-winning hit in London and New York. Now renowned director Jonathan Moscone brings it to Berkeley Rep this April for its Bay Area premiere. Tribes follows Billy, a young man who was born deaf into a loquacious and highly opinionated academic family who raised him to lip-read and integrate into the hearing world. When he meets Sylvia - raised by Deaf parents and going deaf herself - Billy decides it's time to speak on his own terms and to be heard. Playing out in words, sign language, and sometimes mesmerizing silence, this penetrating drama examines familial love, notions of belonging, and the intersections of communication. Tribes start previews Friday, April 11, opens on April 16, and closes on Sunday, May 11, 2014.
Musical Theatre Guild to Present RUTHLESS!, 4/6
by BWW News Desk (Los Angeles)
(3/11/2014) - Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will continue their 2013-2014 season with the hilarious RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL. The one-night-only concert will take place at the Moss Theatre at New Roads School in Santa Monica on Sunday, April 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm.
MOONSHINERS' Tim, Tickle & Friends Set for Duke Energy Center, 4/25
by BWW News Desk (Raleigh)
(3/11/2014) - Explore the backwoods of moonshining with 'shiners' Tim, Tickle, Josh, & Bill from Discovery's hit show Moonshiners Friday, April 25th at 8pm. Tickets ($25.75, $35.75, & $45.75 plus service fees) go on-sale Friday, March 14th at 10am at the venue box office, dukeenergycenterraleigh.com, or 800.745.3000. They will share the history, tradition, and culture of moonshining, and discuss what it's like to be a modern day moonshiner in 2014. You'll hear plenty of 'behind-the-scenes' stories from the television show Moonshiners, plus there will be a chance to ask questions during the Q&A. A limited number of VIP tickets ($79 plus service fees) that include the best seats in the house, a post-show meet and greet, a photo opportunity, and souvenir shot glass, is available.
WAR HORSE to Play Andrew Jackson Hall, 6/3-8
by BWW News Desk (Nashville)
(3/11/2014) - The National Theatre of Great Britain's epic WAR HORSE, winner of five 2011 Tony Awards including Best Play, will make its Nashville premiere at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall beginning June 3-8.
CAT Theatre to Present ENCHANTED APRIL, 3/21-4/5
by BWW News Desk (Norfolk)
(3/11/2014) - CAT Theatre will present Enchanted April March 21 thru April 5, 2014. This is CAT's second time to present Enchanted April, the first being in 2007. In celebration of CAT's 50-year history as Richmond's professional theater with a community heart, CAT patrons selected Enchanted April as the show they would most like to see repeated.
Playwrights Theatre & Drew University to Present Free Reading of Becca Schlossberg's UNKEMPT, 3/18
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)
(3/11/2014) - Playwrights Theatre and Drew University will present a free reading of UNKEMPT by Becca Schlossberg at the Dorothy Young Arts Center at Drew University, 36 Madison Avenue, Madison, NJ. The reading will begin at 6:30pm on March 18, 2014, and will be followed by a discussion with the playwright. This reading is a joint presentation of Playwrights Theatre's FORUM new play reading series and the Drew University Theatre Arts Department Plays In Process Series. Ms. Schlossberg is a recent graduate from the Drew Theatre Arts Department. To reserve tickets, visit www.ptnj.org/freereadings.php
MOTOWN to Open at West End's Dominion Theatre in Early 2015?
by BWW News Desk (UK / West End)
(3/11/2014) - Having rocked over 6.5 million people in a record-breaking 12 years at the London's Dominion Theatre, the smash hit Queen & Ben Elton musical We Will Rock You is due finally to close on 31 May 2014, as BroadwayWorld reported yesterday. Now the longest running show ever at the Dominion by a margin of nine years, the show takes its rightful place in West End history, sitting proudly in the Top 10 longest running musicals of all time. Now according to the Daily Mail's Baz Bamigboye, the Tony Award-nominated Motown will open at the theatre in early 2015 to fill the void.
DHT's SHOW BOAT to Open 3/28
by BWW News Desk (Hawaii)
(3/11/2014) - Diamond Head Theatre (DHT) will present Show Boat. The stars come out for DHT's Show Boat! Diamond Head Theatre is proud to present a simply stellar cast for its upcoming production of Show Boat. We have secured the very talented opera singer Lea Woods Almanza to play 'Magnolia Hawks'-plus direct from Honolulu's run of Disney's The Lion King, John Sloan III who will be playing the unforgettable 'Joe' and performing the classic "Ol' Man River"! The show also features Anthony Feliciano as 'Gaylord Ravenal" joined by Fedrico Biven as 'Captain Andy Hawks,' Lisa Konove as 'Parthy Ann Hawks,' Tricia Marciel as 'Julie LaVerne,' and Alison L.B. Maldonado as 'Queenie.'
Joe Calarco to Direct Barrington Stage's KISS ME, KATE, 6/11-7/12
by BWW News Desk (Boston)
(3/11/2014) - Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, has announced the creative team for the company's 20th Anniversary Season opener - Kiss Me, Kate, to be presented June 11 through July 12 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street).
Crossroads Extends LIFT Through 4/25
by BWW News Desk (New Jersey)
(3/11/2014) - Two strangers trapped in an elevator have a fateful encounter in Lift, a suspenseful new drama by award-winning writer Walter Mosley, premiering at Crossroads Theatre Company, 7 Livingston Ave., April 10-25.
Cleveland Play House to Present CLYBOURNE PARK, 3/21-4/13
by BWW News Desk (Cleveland)
(3/11/2014) - Only one play in history has received the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Broadway's Tony Award for Best Play, and London's Olivier Award for Best New Play. Securing the 'Triple Crown' of theatre has made Bruce Norris' Clybourne Park one of the most acclaimed American plays in recent memory, earning accolades from such diverse critics as Entertainment Weekly ('indisputably, uproariously funny') to The New Yorker ('superb, elegantly written and hilarious'). Cleveland Play Housewill present this wickedly funny and fiercely provocative play from March 21 - April 13 in the Allen Theatre at PlayhouseSquare.
BWW TV: Early Look at Broadway's New OF MICE AND MEN, Starring James Franco
by BroadwayWorld TV
(3/11/2014) - John Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men is coming to Broadway's Longacre Theatre. Previews begin March 19 and it officially opens April 16 for a limited run. Of Mice and Men will be directed by Anna D. Shapiro and will star Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, Chris O'Dowd, Leighton Meesterand, and Tony Award winner Jim Norton. BroadwayWord caught up with the cast- look below to hear what everyone has to say!
Photo Coverage: Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks Play the Iguana
by Stephen Sorokoff (Cabaret)
(3/11/2014) - The dance music of the 20's and 30's is currently being featured at the IGUANA at 240 w 54th street. Grammy -winners Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks appear there every Monday & Tuesday from 8-11 PM.
Tickets start at $44* for Of Mice and Men
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The American-Scandinavian Foundation Presents Kathryn Roszak's Danse Lumière in the NY Premiere of SECRETS OF THE WAY, 4/7
by BWW News Desk (Dance - San Francisco)
(3/11/2014) - The American-Scandinavian Foundation is pleased to present Kathryn Roszak's San Francisco-based Danse Lumiere in the New York premiere of 'Secrets on the Way,' a dance noir inspired by the poetry of Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer, winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize, Monday April 7th at 8 PM at New York's Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue (between 37th & 38th Streets). A fusion of dance, theater and poetry, 'Secrets on the Way' was created and choreographed by Kathryn Roszak for six dancers and a narrator. Actor Earll Kingston will read several Transtromer poems in English translations by Robert Bly and May Swenson.
Converse And Hancock Vulcanised Articles Announce SP14 Jack Purcell Collaboration
by BWW News Desk (Fitness)