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Bruce Dow to Host 2016 Dora Mavor Moore Awards; Venue, Date SetBruce Dow to Host 2016 Dora Mavor Moore Awards; Venue, Date Set
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts (TAPA) today announced the date, creative team, host and venue for the 37th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards, the awards show and party that celebrates extraordinary Toronto talent in the performing arts. Dora Awards Producer Jacoba Knaapen announced that the much-anticipated event will take place on Monday, June 27 and that it will, for the third time in a row, be held under the stars at Harbourfront Centre. Tickets go on sale May 31. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Present SUDDENLY, A KNOCK AT THE DOOR, Featuring Adapted Works by Israeli Writer Etgar KeretTheater for the New City to Present SUDDENLY, A KNOCK AT THE DOOR, Featuring Adapted Works by Israeli Writer Etgar Keret
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Theater for the New City presents Suddenly, A Knock at the Door, a new play based on stories by award winning Israeli author and filmmaker Etgar Keret written by Robin Goldfin with live music composed by Oren Neiman and performed by Oren Neiman & Gilad Ben-Zvi. David L. Carson* directs a cast of 6, including Jeffrey Swan Jones*,Antonio Minino, Alyssa Simon*, Kenneth Talberth*, Stephen Thornton, and Elanna White. Fourteen performances will be staged from June 2-19, 2016 at Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (between 9th and 10th Streets) in New York City's East Village. (more...)

Theater for the New City to Present SUDDENLY, A KNOCK ON THE DOOR, Featuring Adapted Works by Israeli Writer Etgar KeretTheater for the New City to Present SUDDENLY, A KNOCK ON THE DOOR, Featuring Adapted Works by Israeli Writer Etgar Keret
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Theater for the New City presents Suddenly, A Knock at the Door, a new play based on stories by award winning Israeli author and filmmaker Etgar Keret written by Robin Goldfin with live music composed by Oren Neiman and performed by Oren Neiman & Gilad Ben-Zvi. (more...)

Tickets to PRIVATE MANNING GOES TO WASHINGTON at Edinburgh Fringe Festival Now on SaleTickets to PRIVATE MANNING GOES TO WASHINGTON at Edinburgh Fringe Festival Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

The Representatives this August will bring one of their hyper-intimate, socially relevant theatrical experiences abroad, as they premiere their latest production, Private Manning Goes to Washington, at the 2016 International Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. Tickets are now on sale https://tickets.edfringe.com/whats-on?utm_medium=referral&utm_source=edfringe.com#q=%22Private%20Manning%20Goes%20to%20Washington%22. (more...)

Angela Lansbury & Dana Ivey to Lead Benefit Reading of British Comedy LETTICE AND LOVAGE for The Acting CompanyAngela Lansbury & Dana Ivey to Lead Benefit Reading of British Comedy LETTICE AND LOVAGE for The Acting Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Angela Lansbury and Dana Ivey will head an all-star cast in the staged reading of the beloved British comedy, Lettice and Lovage, a benefit for The Acting Company, to be held one night only, Monday, June 13, at 7 PM, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College, 68th Street between Park and Lexington Avenues, it was announced this afternoon. (more...)

The Drama League Reveals Recipients of 2016 Directors Project FellowshipsThe Drama League Reveals Recipients of 2016 Directors Project Fellowships
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

The Drama League has announced the 11 stage directors who have been selected as the 2016 Directing Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project: Noa Egozi, Drew Feldman, Sara Holdren, Candis Jones, Yavor Kostov, Katie Lupica, James Palmer, Jesca Prudencio, Ilana Ransom Toeplitz, Chloe Treat, Shaun Patrick Tubbs. More information can be found at www.dramaleague.org (more...)

STONE SOUP and More Set for Point Park University's Playhouse Jr. Summer SeriesSTONE SOUP and More Set for Point Park University's Playhouse Jr. Summer Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Playhouse Jr., Point Park University's professional quality children's theatre company, will be wrapping up the 2015-2016 season and kicking off the summer with two unique and entertaining shows for children of all ages. (more...)

Resident Acting Company to Return to Everyman TheatreResident Acting Company to Return to Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

A resident acting company will return to Liverpool's Everyman theatre from January 2017 as the Everyman & Playhouse create a new producing model. (more...)

Native Voices at the Autry to Present 18th Festival of New PlaysNative Voices at the Autry to Present 18th Festival of New Plays
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

Native Voices at the Autry, America's leading Native American theatre company, presents its 18th Annual Festival of New Plays at the Autry Museum of the American West and La Jolla Playhouse. The festival features staged readings of new and in-progress plays by Native writers followed by audience talkbacks in which each viewer becomes an important part of the collaborative process. (more...)

City Circle Acting Company Presents 1776: THE MUSICALCity Circle Acting Company Presents 1776: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2016

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville will present the musical 1776 from April 29-May 8 at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Performances are April 29, 30 and May 6, 7 at 7:30 pm and May 1, 8 at 2:00 pm. (more...)

Gabriel Ebert, Michael Urie & More Set for The Acting Company's Reading of Wilde's AN IDEAL HUSBANDGabriel Ebert, Michael Urie & More Set for The Acting Company's Reading of Wilde's AN IDEAL HUSBAND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

The Acting Company will continue its 2016 John McDonald Salon Series with a reading of Oscar Wilde's beloved comedy An Ideal Husband on Monday, April 18th at 7 PM at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the West Side YMCA, 10 W. 64th Street, New York, NY. Single tickets are $35 and include a post-show reception with the cast. The performance is sold out. For waitlist information, call (212) 258-3111 or visit www.theactingcompany.org.  (more...)

Fulton Theatre to Present Re-Invented GHOST: THE MUSICAL, 4/19Fulton Theatre to Present Re-Invented GHOST: THE MUSICAL, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2016

 The "nationally regarded" Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre present the exclusive premiere of the new chamber version of Ghost: The Musical through May 14 (Performances at Maine State Music Theatre are June 8 - June 25, 2016). The romantic and heart-wrenching story will feature a cast of 10, focusing on the central characters of the original story, with a 6 piece orchestra. New acoustic versions of the songs from the original Broadway production will include, "Unchained Melody," "Here Right Now,"  "Suspend My Disbelief - I Had a Life," and more! (more...)

John Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman TheatreJohn Dossett & Douglas Sills to Join Patti LuPone & Christine Ebersole in Now-Extended WAR PAINT at Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Goodman Theatre has announced Broadway stars John Dossett and Douglas Sills will join the cast of War Paint, a new musical starring two-time Tony Award winners Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole as Helena Rubinstein and Elizabeth Arden, respectively. Dossett will portray Tommy Lewis, Miss Arden's husband and chief marketing officer, and Sills will portray the ambitious Harry Fleming, Madame Rubinstein's clubby confidante and faithful ally.   (more...)

Actors' Shakespeare Project Names Kim Dawson as Executive ProducerActors' Shakespeare Project Names Kim Dawson as Executive Producer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Actors' Shakespeare Project (ASP), the Somerville-based itinerant theater company, currently finishing its 12th season (opening Sheridan's comedy The School for Scandal  this week), announced it has named Kimberly Dawson as permanent Executive Producer, effective immediately.   (more...)

The Representatives to Bring PRIVATE MANNING GOES TO WASHINGTON to Edinburgh FringeThe Representatives to Bring PRIVATE MANNING GOES TO WASHINGTON to Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The Representatives this August will bring one of their hyper-intimate, socially relevant theatrical experiences abroad, as they premiere their latest production, PRIVATE MANNING GOES TO WASHINGTON, at the 2016 International Fringe Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland. (more...)

Tina Chilip, James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider and More Set for TOKYO FISH STORY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Tina Chilip, James Saito, Jon Norman Schneider and More Set for TOKYO FISH STORY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

BroadwayWorld is excited to report the complete cast and creative team of Kimber Lee's beautiful drama tokyo fish story, directed by May Adrales, coming to The Old Globe this spring. (more...)

Governor Gina Raimondo & Richard Jenkins Among 2016 Pell Awards PresentersGovernor Gina Raimondo & Richard Jenkins Among 2016 Pell Awards Presenters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

 Trinity Repertory Company is proud to announce the presenters for the 20th annual Pell Awards. Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo will present the Charles Sullivan Award for Distinguished Service in the Arts to local business woman and philanthropist Elizabeth Z. Chace. Emmy Award winning actor Richard Jenkins and Sharon Jenkins, 2013 Pell Award Lifetime Achievement recipients, will present the Pell Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts to The Public Theater's Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Laurie Eustis. (more...)

Artes de la Rosa Announces Cast of WELCOME TO ARROYO'SArtes de la Rosa Announces Cast of WELCOME TO ARROYO'S
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

?Artes de la Rosa is proud to announce principle casting for the Artes de la Rosa Regional Premiere production of Welcome To Arroyo's by Pulitzer Prize Nominee Kristoffer Diaz. In it, two DJ's emcee four lives looping together for an entertaining mix tape in this thinking man's romantic comedy that explores family identity through a hip hop kaleidoscope. (more...)

Bonstelle Theatre Season to Close with Dance-Filled Finale OKLAHOMA!Bonstelle Theatre Season to Close with Dance-Filled Finale OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

OKLAHOMA! is the Broadway hit that ushered in the golden age of musical theatre. (more...)

Sandra Oh, Hoon Lee & More Set for Sundance Institute's New MENA Play DevelopmentSandra Oh, Hoon Lee & More Set for Sundance Institute's New MENA Play Development
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

Sundance Institute today announced the acting company, dramaturgs and creative advisors participating in its pilot Theatre Lab in the MENA region, including Sandra Oh, Hoon Lee, Deanna Dunagan, Hala Omran and Raeda Taha. The Lab, held in Morocco next month, is part of the Institute's international cultural exchange programs for independent artists and will kick off a new, multi-year commitment to support artists from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). For the Lab, the Institute will provide promising, fresh voices from the U.S. and MENA region with a rigorous artistic retreat and new opportunities for cross-cultural discovery, artistic reflection and creative experimentation. (more...)

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