Anna Karen News

The Colony Theatre Presents Ian Buchanan & Mariette Hartley in THE LION IN WINTER, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present Ian Buchanan and Mariette Hartley starring in THE LION IN WINTER, written by James Goldman and directed by Stephanie Vlahos. THE LION IN WINTER will preview tonight, April 16; Thursday, April 17; and Friday, April 18 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, April 19 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, May 18 at The Colony Theatre, 555 N. Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center Mall. (more...)

Nicholas Saverine, Sean Thompson and More Join Ann Crumb in Media Theatre's SUNSET BOULEVARD, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

The Media Theatre presents the regional premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony winning musical 'Sunset Boulevard' tonight, April 16-May 18. The show, based on Billy Wilder's classic 1950 film, is produced by Media Music Theatre Company (MMTC), the non-profit music theatre organization that brings professional musicals to the historic venue. Jesse Cline is its Artistic Director (more...)

Ann Crumb to Lead Media Theatre's SUNSET BOULEVARD, Running 4/16-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Tony nominated actress Ann Crumb will portray Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical 'Sunset Boulevard' at The Media Theatre April 16-May 18. She will once again be directed by Media Music Theatre Company's Artistic Director Jesse Cline in this production. (more...)

Richard Armitage, Anna Madeley and More Lead THE CRUCIBLE at the Old Vic - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Initial casting for Arthur Miller's The Crucible is announced. Richard Armitage, Anna Madeley and Samantha Colley are to play John Proctor, Elizabeth Proctor and Abigail Williams in Ya?l Farber's new production at The Old Vic, with previews from Tuesday 24 June. The cast also includes Sarah Niles, Rebecca Saire and Zara White, with further cast to be announced. (more...)

Eifman Ballet Brings UK Premiere of RODIN and More to the Coliseum, Now thru April 19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

EIFMAN BALLET, founded by its visionary Artistic Director Boris Eifman 37 years ago and still based in the exquisite Russian city of St Petersburg, returns to London in April with the UK premiere of 'RODIN', based on the life of the sculptor and artist Auguste Rodin, and 'Anna KarenINA' based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy. (more...)

Stage Guild's ELLING Opens 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Washington Stage Guild completes its Season of Dreams with the area premiere of Simon Bent's ELLING, a whimsical comedy of the power of friendship when everyday life is an adventure. Bent's London hit is based on a quartet of novels by the Norwegian writer Ingvar Ambjornsen that was the source of an Oscar-nominated film in 2002. ELLING is the story of a pair of misfits who, after rooming together for years in an institution, are offered an independent life - if they can cope with it. Elling and Kjell Bjarne must learn to deal with the world and each other's fears and quirks, and Elling's discovery of literary ambition becomes a path to a 'normal' life. Along the way the two have a series of offbeat adventures as they struggle with bureaucracy, relationships, and their own demons. (more...)

The Colony Theatre to Present Ian Buchanan & Mariette Hartley in THE LION IN WINTER, 4/16-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present Ian Buchanan and Mariette Hartley starring in THE LION IN WINTER, written by James Goldman and directed by Stephanie Vlahos. THE LION IN WINTER will preview on Wednesday, April 16; Thursday, April 17; and Friday, April 18 at 8:00pm and will open on Saturday, April 19 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, May 18 at The Colony Theatre, 555 N. Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center Mall. (more...)

National Theatre Live to Broadcast MEDEA, Starring Helen McCrory, Sept 4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE has announced an international broadcast of the National Theatre of Great Britain's production of Euripides' Greek tragedy MEDEA, in a new version by Ben Power, directed by Carrie Cracknell and starring Helen McCrory in the title role. The production will be broadcast live from the National's Olivier Theatre on Thursday September 4 2014, with varying dates internationally and encore screenings to follow. (more...)

Eifman Ballet to Bring UK Premiere of RODIN and More to the Coliseum, April 15-19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

EIFMAN BALLET, founded by its visionary Artistic Director Boris Eifman 37 years ago and still based in the exquisite Russian city of St Petersburg, returns to London in April with the UK premiere of 'RODIN', based on the life of the sculptor and artist Auguste Rodin, and 'Anna KarenINA' based on the novel by Leo Tolstoy. (more...)

THERESE RAQUIN Opens at Finborough Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

Following the sell-out success of its workshop as part of Vibrant 2012 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, and as part of the Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series, the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of the classic French novel Therese Raquin opens at the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre for a four week run, opening tonight, 25 March 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 27 March 2014 at 7.30pm), starring Julie Atherton and Olivier Award nominee Tara Hugo. (more...)

Alfred Molina Joins Cast of El Rey Network's MATADOR
by TV News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

El Rey Network announced today that Alfred Molina (The Da Vinci Code, Spider Man 2) has been cast as Andres Galan in the network's upcoming scripted original set to premiere July 2014. (more...)

Nicholas Saverine, Sean Thompson and More to Join Ann Crumb in Media Theatre's SUNSET BOULEVARD; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

The Media Theatre presents the regional premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony winning musical 'Sunset Boulevard' April 16-May 18. The show, based on Billy Wilder's classic 1950 film, is produced by Media Music Theatre Company (MMTC), the non-profit music theatre organization that brings professional musicals to the historic venue. Jesse Cline is its Artistic Director. (more...)

Ann Crumb to Lead Media Theatre's SUNSET BOULEVARD, Running 4/16-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Tony nominated actress Ann Crumb will portray Norma Desmond in Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical 'Sunset Boulevard' at The Media Theatre April 16-May 18. She will once again be directed by Media Music Theatre Company's Artistic Director Jesse Cline in this production. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

Theatre Royal Bath Sets WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOLF?, HAY FEVER & More for 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

The Theatre Royal Bath has announced its 2014 Summer Season, comprising four productions and starring Clare Higgins, Tim Pigott-Smith, Alison Steadman and Felicity Kendal. Beginning on 18th June with Edward Albee's WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, the season continues with KAFKA'S DICK by Alan Bennett, followed by THERESE RAQUIN by Emile Zola, and concludes on 6th September with Noel Coward's HAY FEVER. (more...)

THERESE RAQUIN to Open at Finborough Theatre, March 25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

Following the sell-out success of its workshop as part of Vibrant 2012 - A Festival of Finborough Playwrights, and as part of the Finborough Theatre's acclaimed Celebrating British Music Theatre series, the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of the classic French novel Therese Raquin opens at the multi-award-winning Finborough Theatre for a four week run, opening Tuesday, 25 March 2014 (Press Night: Thursday, 27 March 2014 at 7.30pm), starring Julie Atherton and Olivier Award nominee Tara Hugo. (more...)

Jeffrey Bean, Elizabeth Bunch and More to Star in World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck's FOOL at Alley Theatre; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck, Fool. In Rebeck's new comedy, two kings get together and place a wager on their fools - a jester competition, and the funniest one gets to keep his head. Two evil minions have a lot to say about this, but not as much as the kitchen wench. And what's the queen been up to all night? A dramatical comical farcical tragical play about power, love and laughter, set in a medieval kitchen. Adult Language, Adult Situations, Beheadings. (more...)

ACO's BEHIND THE BATON Lecture Series Continues 2/17 & 19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 04, 2014

Atlantic Classical Orchestra Artistic Director and Conductor Stewart Robertson presents the second lecture in the 2014 'Behind the Baton' series held at the Indian River State College campuses in Stuart and Vero Beach this February 17 (Stuart) and February 19 (Vero Beach) from 9:30 - 11:30 am. The popular program offers a greater understanding and appreciation of classical music, complete with interesting pieces of music history, selected recordings, insight into highlighted composers, and lively discussion on musicians, instruments and orchestrating a performance. (more...)

RICHARD III Opens Tonight at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The quintessential portrait of maniacal ambition and lust for power is on stage in William Shakespeare's epic history play Richard III at Folger Theatre. Robert Richmond (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Walnut Street Theatre's OTHER DESERT CITIES, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 205th season with the acclaimed new drama OTHER DESERT CITIES. Written by Jon Robin Baitz and directed by Kate Galvin, the play began previews on January 14th, opens tonight, January 22nd and runs through March 2nd on the WST Mainstage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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