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Door Shakespeare Sets Casting for 2015 SeasonDoor Shakespeare Sets Casting for 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

? Door Shakespeare has announced play selections and casting for the 2015 summer season. (more...)

Civic Theatre to Host 5th Annual Tonys & Tapas EventCivic Theatre to Host 5th Annual Tonys & Tapas Event
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

On Saturday, June 6, the evening before the nationally televised Tony Awards Ceremony, Civic Theatre of Allentown will present its 5th annual Tonys & Tapas Benefit to raise money for the Allentown theatre's general operating fund. Guests will enjoy vocal performances of selections from recent Broadway shows, as well as samplings from some of the Valley's finest restaurants and caterers. The event will also feature a live auction, open wine-beer-champagne bar, and special surprises. (more...)

Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!Rutina Wesley to Lead The Old Globe's TWELFTH NIGHT; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe production of William Shakespeare's delightful and romantic Twelfth Night. Rebecca Taichman, whose production of the time-traveling Time and the Conways fascinated audiences last April, is back to direct the first show of the 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival. The Old Globe engagement will begin performances on June 21 and run through July 26, 2015, with opening night on Saturday, June 27 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. (more...)

Taylor Louderman, Lara Teeter, Charlotte Maltby & More Join The Muny's HAIRSPRAY; Full Cast Announced!Taylor Louderman, Lara Teeter, Charlotte Maltby & More Join The Muny's HAIRSPRAY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The Muny announced today the cast for its production ofHairspray. Winner of the 2003 Tony® Award for Best Musical, it features music by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman with a book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan. The Muny's production of Hairspray is directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges and music directed by Charlie Alterman. (more...)

OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE Returns to ATA in NYC, 6/19-28OUT OF MY COMFORT ZONE Returns to ATA in NYC, 6/19-28
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Out of My Comfort Zone is presented by The Children's Acting Company. Producers: Mimi Stuart and Jason Grant Shela; Directors: Mimi Stuart and Ivy Vale; Musical Director: Rick Reil; Choreographer: Veronica Irene; Lighting Designer: Elizabeth Fruhmann; Sound Engineer: Ed Johnson; Costume Designer: Jen Hebner; Publicist: Paul Siebold/Off PR. (more...)

Cast Announced for MARY POPPINS at Barter TheatreCast Announced for MARY POPPINS at Barter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

The beloved Disney musical, "Mary Poppins," comes to life on Barter Theatre's stage with, not only, the largest cast of 2015, but also, one of the largest casts ever. (more...)

BWW Interview: Boggess, Glover, Harris, Howard & Zien Reveal Favorite Parts of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOUBWW Interview: Boggess, Glover, Harris, Howard & Zien Reveal Favorite Parts of IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU
by Richard Ridge - May 16, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. Broadway World's Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge!' sat down with IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU. (more...)

BWW Interview: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast Reveals Where Their Love of Theatre BeganBWW Interview: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Cast Reveals Where Their Love of Theatre Began
by Richard Ridge - May 15, 2015

Screen Actors Guild Foundation and Broadway World have partnered for a filmed Conversations Q&A series to recognize and celebrate the vibrant theatre community in New York City and the actors who aspire to have a career on the stage and screen. Richard Ridge of 'Backstage with Richard Ridge' recently sat down with IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU cast members Sierra Boggess, David Burtka, Montego Glover, Harriet Harris, Lisa Howardand Chip Zien to discuss how each of them got involved in the show, what it's like working with David Hyde Pierce, and much more.  Check out a sneak peek of the interview below in which the cast discuss how each of them first developed their love of performing. Check back Sunday morning (May 10, 2015) to watch the full interview! (more...)

Half Moon Theatre's ALL YOU CAN EAT Ten Minute Play Festival Returns June 12-13Half Moon Theatre's ALL YOU CAN EAT Ten Minute Play Festival Returns June 12-13
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

Half Moon Theatre will close its exciting inaugural season at The Culinary Institute of America with its fifth annual Ten Minute Play Festival. This year's theme, ALL YOU CAN EAT, celebrates the new partnership between HMT and the CIA with ten 10-minute plays-all written by nationally recognized playwrights expressly for this festival-set in familiar local eateries or featuring food-related themes at hot spots around the Hudson Valley. (more...)

James Houghton to Receive Special Honor at 2015 OBIE AWARDSJames Houghton to Receive Special Honor at 2015 OBIE AWARDS
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

The American Theatre Wing and the Village Voice are thrilled to announce that James Houghton, the Founding Artistic Director of Signature Theatre, will receive a special OBIE Award for Sustained Achievement at the 60th Annual OBIE Awards, which will be held on Monday, May 18, 2015 at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street). (more...)

Everyman Theatre to Stage BLITHE SPIRIT, 5/27-6/28Everyman Theatre to Stage BLITHE SPIRIT, 5/27-6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Everyman Theatre will wrap up its 2014/15 Season with the hysterical and witty comedy Blithe Spirit by Noel Coward. The production is directed by Everyman Theatre's Founding Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi and will run from May 27th through June 28th. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE GHOST TRAIN, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, May 12 2015BWW Reviews: THE GHOST TRAIN, Belgrade Theatre Coventry, May 12 2015
by Jenny Antill - May 13, 2015

Brighton-based theatre company Talking Scarlet are building up an increasing repertoire of stage productions and there are currently four of their shows on the road. The play I had the pleasure of seeing last night was The Ghost Train by Arnold Ridley. A comedy thriller written in 1923; it has been revived countless times over the last ninety years and considering it only took Ridley a week to write, that's rather impressive! (more...)

Breaking News: Beth Leavel, Bryan Batt, Heather Headley & More Sign on for The Muny's 2015 Season!Breaking News: Beth Leavel, Bryan Batt, Heather Headley & More Sign on for The Muny's 2015 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The Muny announced today several principal cast members for the seven shows in its spectacular 97th season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. Full casts and companies will be announced throughout May. (more...)

BWW Special Coverage: Everyman Theatre Announces 25th Anniversary Season...Its Biggest Season YetBWW Special Coverage: Everyman Theatre Announces 25th Anniversary Season...Its Biggest Season Yet
by Charles Shubow - May 7, 2015

Artistic Director Vince Lancisi has brought a superb selection of plays for 2015-16. (more...)

NW Classical Theatre Company to Conclude 17th Season with 'GOODNIGHT DESDEMONA', 5/22-6/21NW Classical Theatre Company to Conclude 17th Season with 'GOODNIGHT DESDEMONA', 5/22-6/21
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Northwest Classical Theatre Company concludes its seventeenth season with Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet), an action-packed, hilarious homage to Shakespeare and the people who love his plays. (more...)

RSC to Tour THE FAMOUS VICTORIES OF HENRY VRSC to Tour THE FAMOUS VICTORIES OF HENRY V
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

The Royal Shakespeare Company continues its commitment to creating live theatre for young audiences with its First Encounters with Shakespeare production of The Famous Victories of Henry V - a 90 minute adventure condensing the three great plays of Henry IV Parts I and II and Henry V. (more...)

THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE Musical to Play TNC, 6/4-19THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE Musical to Play TNC, 6/4-19
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

'Casterbridge,' based on Thomas Hardy's classic Victorian novel, 'The Mayor of Casterbridge,' is a new musical theater work with book and lyrics by David Willinger and music by Christopher Beste. The 20-character, two-act musical is fairly faithful to Hardy's parable of the spiritual ups and downs of man and features a score inspired by English country music of the period. Theater for the New City will present the piece's world premiere run June 4 to 19, directed by Willinger. (more...)

Everyman Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season to Feature DEATH OF A SALESMAN, 'STREETCAR' & MoreEveryman Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season to Feature DEATH OF A SALESMAN, 'STREETCAR' & More
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Everyman Theatre has announced its 25th anniversary season. For the first time ever, the company will present a rotating repertory of two masterpieces of American theatre: Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller and A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams. Both productions will feature the same cast and performances will rotate from day to day. Known as The Great American Rep, this event will take place from April 5 through June 12, 2016. (more...)

Civic Theatre Sets Spring Season of Plays, Broadcasts & MoreCivic Theatre Sets Spring Season of Plays, Broadcasts & More
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

Civic Theatre of Allentown will continue its 2014-2015 season with nearly a dozen unique events. This spring, the Civic is your hub for entertainment and culture, with unique presentations on both stage and screen. This Spring, Civic will present events ranging from the visual arts ('Matitisse' From Tate Modern and Moma and 'Hermitage Revealed') to science and technology, from much-loved musicals ('Showboat') to staged re-imaginings of great novels- all from the comfort of the Civic's historic 19th Street theatre. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 3Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 3
by - May 3, 2015

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 3, 2015. (more...)

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