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Cody, Foster, Spangler and More Join The Cape Playhouse's 90th Season!Cody, Foster, Spangler and More Join The Cape Playhouse's 90th Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

Broadway will come to The Cape Playhouse this summer as Hunter Foster, Jen Cody, Nick Spangler, and Kaitlyn Davidson come to the theatre in a season of Playhouse premieres and Broadway favorites. Erik Orton, Guest Artistic Director, today announced the casting for the historic theater's 90th Season in Dennis, MA. Six shows - a mix of comedies, dramas, and musicals - will play from June 7 - August 30, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Geva Theatre Center's THE MAY QUEEN, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at Geva Theatre Center's THE MAY QUEEN, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

A new comedy by Molly Smith Metzler closes the 2015-2016 ESL Wilson Stage Series as Geva Theatre Center presents The May Queen. Directed by Amanda Charlton, The May Queen runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from May 3 through May 29. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center to Stage Molly Smith Metzler's THE MAY QUEENGeva Theatre Center to Stage Molly Smith Metzler's THE MAY QUEEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

A new comedy by Molly Smith Metzler closes the 2015-2016 ESL Wilson Stage Series as Geva Theatre Center presents The May Queen. Directed by Amanda Charlton, The May Queen runs in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from May 3 through May 29. (more...)

Casting Announced for Cherry Lane's THE CONVENT OF PLEASURE This SpringCasting Announced for Cherry Lane's THE CONVENT OF PLEASURE This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

Cherry Lane Theatre has announced casting for the second production of the company's award-winning MENTOR PROJECT 2016, Sarah Einspanier's play THE CONVENT OF PLEASURE, being presented at Cherry Lane (38 Commerce St.) from March 23-April 2, it has been announced by Seri Lawrence and Janio Marrero, MENTOR PROJECT's Producing Artistic Directors. (more...)

City Theatre to Present Molly Smith Metzler's ELEMENO PEA, 2/28-3/22City Theatre to Present Molly Smith Metzler's ELEMENO PEA, 2/28-3/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

City Theatre continues its 40th anniversary season with a witty "have and have-nots" comedy. Elemeno Pea, by Molly Smith Metzler, directed by City Theatre Artistic Director Tracy Brigden, will run on the Mainstage February 28 - March 22, 2015. (more...)

Karen Ziemba Joins Off-Broadway's HERESY, Beginning Tonight, 10/19Karen Ziemba Joins Off-Broadway's HERESY, Beginning Tonight, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2012

The Flea Theater welcomes Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Contact, Curtains, Steel Pier) to the cast of the limited Off-Broadway engagement of HERESY by A.R. Gurney, directed by Jim Simpson. Beginning tonight, October 19th, Ziemba replaces Kathy Najimy, who leaves to begin filming a TV project. The cast also stars Annette O'Toole (Smallville, Southern Comfort), Ariel Woodiwiss (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Reg E. Cathey (The Wire), Steve Mellor (Nixon's Nixon) and introducing Tommy Crawford and Danny Rivera, members of The Bats, The Flea's resident company of actors in their professional debut. Previews of this World Premiere began September 29 with opening night slated for Thursday, October 11. (more...)

Review - HeresyReview - Heresy
by Ben Peltz - Oct 16, 2012

Stephen Sondheim's “Uptown, Downtown,” that axed-from-Follies number about a woman who splits her personality between Schlitz and The Ritz, might well apply to the most recent plays of A.R. Gurney. (more...)

Review - HimReview - Him
by Ben Peltz - Oct 15, 2012

I'll spare you any idioms regarding the distance between apples and trees while examining the newest work of Daisy Foote, the playwright who carries on the lineage of one of America's treasured dramatist, the late Horton Foote.  But comparison is inevitable as the daughter's most recent work has a similar voice to that of her father; just differently accented. (more...)

Karen Ziemba Joins Off-Broadway's HERESY, Beginning 10/19Karen Ziemba Joins Off-Broadway's HERESY, Beginning 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2012

The Flea Theater welcomes Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba (Contact, Curtains, Steel Pier) to the cast of the limited Off-Broadway engagement of HERESY by A.R. Gurney, directed by Jim Simpson. Beginning October 19th, Ziemba replaces Kathy Najimy, who leaves to begin filming a TV project. The cast also stars Annette O'Toole (Smallville, Southern Comfort), Ariel Woodiwiss (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Reg E. Cathey (The Wire), Steve Mellor (Nixon's Nixon) and introducing Tommy Crawford and Danny Rivera, members of The Bats, The Flea's resident company of actors in their professional debut. Previews of this World Premiere began September 29 with opening night slated for Thursday, October 11. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2012

The Flea Theater will present the limited Off-Broadway engagement of HERESY by A.R. Gurney, directed by Jim Simpson, featuring Kathy Najimy (Sister Act, King of the Hill, Veronica's Closet), Annette O'Toole (Smallville, Southern Comfort), Ariel Woodiwiss (Williamstown Theatre Festival), Reg E. Cathy (The Wire), Steve Mellor (Nixon's Nixon) and introducing Tommy Crawford and Danny Rivera, members of The Bats, The Flea's resident company of actors in their professional debut. Previews of this World Premiere begin September 29 with opening night slated for Thursday, October 11. (more...)

Photo Flash: Long Wharf's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAYPhoto Flash: Long Wharf's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2011

The classic holiday film It's A Wonderful Life gets a magical adaptation though January 1 (more...)

Fifth Annual New York One-Minute Play Festival Cast & Creatives AnnouncedFifth Annual New York One-Minute Play Festival Cast & Creatives Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2011

Casting has been announced for the Fifth Annual New York One-Minute Play Festival, hosted by Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters. The New York One-Minute Play Festival will take place Sunday, October 16 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street), the Off-Broadway home of Primary Stages. Seating is extremely limited. (more...)

Fifth Annual New York One-Minute Play Festival Cast & Creatives AnnouncedFifth Annual New York One-Minute Play Festival Cast & Creatives Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

Casting has been announced for the Fifth Annual New York One-Minute Play Festival, hosted by Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters. The New York One-Minute Play Festival will take place Sunday, October 16 at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. at Primary Stages at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street), the Off-Broadway home of Primary Stages. Seating is extremely limited. (more...)

TS Eliot US/UK Exchange Present Seven New Short Plays on The Old Vic StageTS Eliot US/UK Exchange Present Seven New Short Plays on The Old Vic Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

50 of America's top young theatre artists are coming to London as part of The Old Vic's 2011 TS Eliot US/UK Exchange programme and presenting seven new short plays on The Old Vic stage. (more...)

TS Eliot US/UK Exchange Present Seven New Short Plays on The Old Vic StageTS Eliot US/UK Exchange Present Seven New Short Plays on The Old Vic Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2011

50 of America's top young theatre artists are coming to London as part of The Old Vic's 2011 TS Eliot US/UK Exchange programme and presenting seven new short plays on The Old Vic stage. (more...)

Old Vic Theatre Announces 2011 TS Eliot US/UK Exchange ArtistsOld Vic Theatre Announces 2011 TS Eliot US/UK Exchange Artists
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2011

50 of America's top young theatre artists will be travelling to London this May as part of The 2011 TS Eliot US/UK Exchange - a project run by the historic The Old Vic Theatre in London, currently under the artistic direction of Kevin Spacey. (more...)

Long, Daly Join Casts Of Upcoming Williamstown Theatre Fest ProductionsLong, Daly Join Casts Of Upcoming Williamstown Theatre Fest Productions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2010

Artistic Director Nicholas Martin has announced the casting for the next two productions of the Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2010 Season: Six Degrees of Separation by John Guare (The House of Blue Leaves, Landscape of the Body) playing the Main Stage July 14 - 25, and the world premiere of Samuel J. and K. by Mat Smart (The 13th of Paris, The Hopper Collection) on the Nikos Stage July 7 - 18. (more...)

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