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AMERICAN IDIOT, 'UNNAMED LOVE-SUICIDE', ADDING MACHINE and More Set for The Hypocrites' 2015-16 SeasonAMERICAN IDIOT, 'UNNAMED LOVE-SUICIDE', ADDING MACHINE and More Set for The Hypocrites' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

The Hypocrites are pleased to announce their 2015-16 Season, featuring an unprecedented seven productions for Chicago audiences! The season kicks off this summer with the triumphant return engagement of the critically acclaimed ALL OUR TRAGIC, an unparalleled twelve-hour theatrical adaptation that combines all 32 surviving Greek tragedies into a single epic narrative, adapted and directed by Artistic Director Sean Graney and featuring most of the original cast. (more...)

Ron Rifkin Joins The Collegiate Chorale's THE ROAD OF PROMISE This MayRon Rifkin Joins The Collegiate Chorale's THE ROAD OF PROMISE This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

The Collegiate Chorale announces that Ron Rifkin will join the cast of the US Premiere of Kurt Weill's The Road of Promise on May 6, 2015 at 8pm and May 7, 2015 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, 881 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019. (more...)

Ann Hamilton and SITI Company to Premiere THE THEATER IS A BLANK PAGE in Columbus Next MonthAnn Hamilton and SITI Company to Premiere THE THEATER IS A BLANK PAGE in Columbus Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Next month, the Wexner Center for the Arts will present the world premiere of the theater is a blank page, an immersive performance created by renowned visual artist Ann Hamilton and theater innovators SITI Company. The production, the first full collaboration between the artists, was created through a Wexner Center Artist Residency Award and is a signature moment of the Wexner Center's 25th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Nikki M. James, Hal Linden & More Attend Tony Awards' 'Broadway in Hollywood' CelebrationPhoto Flash: Nikki M. James, Hal Linden & More Attend Tony Awards' 'Broadway in Hollywood' Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Yesterday, The Tony Awards hosted 'Broadway in Hollywood,' a cocktail party to toast the Broadway community in Los Angeles. The night paid tribute to the honorees of past Tony Awards and friends from the Great White Way. The event was sponsored by La Crema Wines, the official wine of the Tony Awards, and additional support was provided by media partner, The Hollywood Reporter. Check out photos below! (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris Spotted 'Getting Crazy' at New York's QUEEN OF THE NIGHTNeil Patrick Harris Spotted 'Getting Crazy' at New York's QUEEN OF THE NIGHT
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

The New York Post reports that Tony Award winner Neil Patrick Harris was spotted having a blast at New York's interactive theater experience QUEEN OF THE NIGHT on Tuesday evening. (more...)

Tim Curry, Alfred Molina & More to Be Honored at The Actors Fund's Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party; Kate Burton Will HostTim Curry, Alfred Molina & More to Be Honored at The Actors Fund's Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party; Kate Burton Will Host
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

The Actors Fund will celebrate Broadway's Biggest Night at the 19th Annual Tony Awards Viewing Party on Sunday, June 7, 2015 at the Skirball Cultural Center's Ahmanson Ballroom in Los Angeles. (more...)

Reminder: Nominations for TONY AWARDS' Excellence in Theatre Education Award Due 3/31Reminder: Nominations for TONY AWARDS' Excellence in Theatre Education Award Due 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

?The Tony Awards® and Carnegie Mellon University are looking for the teachers who create the next generation of theatre artists. (more...)

LOOKING Star Raul Castillo and More to Lead AROUND THE GLOBE CHAIN PLAY Reading This Week at The LarkLOOKING Star Raul Castillo and More to Lead AROUND THE GLOBE CHAIN PLAY Reading This Week at The Lark
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Starting and ending in NYC, AROUND THE GLOBE CHAIN PLAY was written as it travels around the world making 18 stops with playwrights from across the globe. Each AROUND THE GLOBE CHAIN PLAY playwright contributed the next one to four pages of text, moving the plot forward from where the previous playwright left off. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tim Rosser & Charlie Sohne Awarded 2015 Jonathan Larson GrantsPhoto Coverage: Tim Rosser & Charlie Sohne Awarded 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 24, 2015

The American Theatre Wing just recognized the recipients of the 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants: writing team Tim Rosser (composer) & Charlie Sohne (composer) receiving $10,000,Sam Willmott (composer/lyricist) receiving $10,000 and a week-long residency at the Running Deer Musical Theatre Lab, and Max Vernon (composer/lyricist) receiving $10,000. This year's recipients were selected by an expert panel consisting of Amanda Green (Hands on a Hardbody), Steven Lutvak (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), and Ted Chapin (President and Executive Director of Rodgers & Hammerstein). The prestigious grants totaling $30,000 were presented last night, March 23, 2015 at a private event at the WNYC Greene Space. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special event below! (more...)

Fashion Editor Anna Wintour to Make Tony Awards More Glamorous?Fashion Editor Anna Wintour to Make Tony Awards More Glamorous?
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

According to Page Six, Vogue editor and fashion mogul Anna Wintour, who expressed her distaste at last year's Tony Awards red carpet fashions, will be the event's newest consultant. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/23/2015 - SOMETHING ROTTEN!, SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS, Larry Kramer and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/23/2015 - SOMETHING ROTTEN!, SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS, Larry Kramer and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 23, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: SMASH alumni star in SOMETHING ROTTEN!, beginning tonight, SMALL MOUTH SOUNDS opens at Ars Nova and more! (more...)

American Theatre Wing's 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants Awarded This EveningAmerican Theatre Wing's 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants Awarded This Evening
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

The American Theatre Wing recognizes the recipients of the 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants: writing team Tim Rosser (composer) & Charlie Sohne (composer) receiving $10,000, Sam Willmott (composer/lyricist) receiving $10,000 and a week-long residency at the Running Deer Musical Theatre Lab, and Max Vernon (composer/lyricist) receiving $10,000. (more...)

Breaking News: Tony Awards Administration Committee Meets for Third Time; Makes Decisions on HONEYMOON IN VEGAS & CONSTELLATIONSBreaking News: Tony Awards Administration Committee Meets for Third Time; Makes Decisions on HONEYMOON IN VEGAS & CONSTELLATIONS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the third time this season to determine the eligibility of two Broadway productions for the 2015 American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards Administration Committee will meet a total of four times throughout the 2014-2015 season to decide the eligibility for the 69th Annual Tony Awards. (more...)

2015 Lotte Lenya Competition Finalists Announced; Rebecca Luker Among Judges2015 Lotte Lenya Competition Finalists Announced; Rebecca Luker Among Judges
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Fourteen exceptionally talented singer-actors from the United States, United Kingdom, and Germany have been selected as finalists in the 2015 Lotte Lenya Competition, held annually by the Kurt Weill Foundation for Music. They will compete for top prizes of $15,000, $10,000 and $7,500 on Saturday, April 18, 2015, in Rochester, New York. (more...)


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60th Annual OBIE AWARDS Come to Webster Hall This May60th Annual OBIE AWARDS Come to Webster Hall This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

The American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice are thrilled to announce that the 60th Annual OBIE Awards will be held on Monday, May 18, 2015 at Webster Hall (125 East 11th Street). Tickets to the 2015 OBIE Awards are now available via www.ObieAwards.com. (more...)

The Hypocrites to Present THREE SISTERS, 4/17-6/6 at The Den TheatreThe Hypocrites to Present THREE SISTERS, 4/17-6/6 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

The Hypocrites are pleased to conclude their 2014-15 season with Anton Chekhov's heartbreaking comedy THREE SISTERS, adapted and directed by Geoff Button, playing April 17 - June 6, 2015 at their new home, The Den Theatre Mainstage, 1329 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Theater Wit Announces BAD JEWS CastTheater Wit Announces BAD JEWS Cast
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2015

Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago, has announced the cast and design team for its Chicago premiere of Joshua Harmon's Bad Jews, a smart, savage comedy about the holy and holier-than-thou, which closes Wit's 2014-15 season April 24-June 7, 2015. (more...)

Ann Hamilton's THEATER IS A BLANK PAGE, Workshops, A RITE Tour and More Among SITI Company's Spring 2015 LineupAnn Hamilton's THEATER IS A BLANK PAGE, Workshops, A RITE Tour and More Among SITI Company's Spring 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Since its founding in 1992, SITI Company has redefined contemporary theater in the United States through an innovative approach to collaboration, cultural exchange and actor training. With the ensemble as its bedrock, SITI has served as a creative home for a core group of artists: ten actors, four designers, the director Anne Bogart, and a stunning list of international collaborators. Working together, SITI has not only reimagined what is possible both on and off the stage, but, more broadly, what it means to be a global artist in the new millennium. (more...)

Tim Rosser, Charlie Sohn & More Receive American Theatre Wing's 2015 Jonathan Larson GrantsTim Rosser, Charlie Sohn & More Receive American Theatre Wing's 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

The American Theatre Wing announced today that the recipients of the 2015 Jonathan Larson Grants are writing team Tim Rosser (composer) & Charlie Sohne (composer) receiving $10,000, Sam Willmott (composer/lyricist) receiving $10,000 and a week-long residency at the Running Deer Musical Theatre Lab, and Max Vernon (composer/lyricist) receiving $10,000. (more...)

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