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Photo Flash: First Look at Mint Theater's Rare NY Revival of THE NEW MORALITYPhoto Flash: First Look at Mint Theater's Rare NY Revival of THE NEW MORALITY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

In honor of the centenary of Harold Chapin's heroic death on the battlefield in 1915, Mint Theater is proud to present THE NEW MORALITY, opening Monday, September 21st, and in previews now. This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through October 11th only at the Mint Theater, 311 West 43rd Street. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Leonardo da Vinci Centre & Pellegrini Productions's DON'T BLAME IT ON THE STORK to Run 9/15-10/11Leonardo da Vinci Centre & Pellegrini Productions's DON'T BLAME IT ON THE STORK to Run 9/15-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2015

Presented by Leonardo da Vinci Centre and Pellegrini Productions, Don't Blame it on the Stork will be at Leonardo da Vinci Centre from Sept. 15-Oct. 11. Written by Tony Calabretta (writer of hit show, Damn Those Wedding Bells!) and directed by Antonio DiVerdis, audiences will enjoy this hilarious and heart-warming comedy about the trials and tribulations of a typical Montreal-Italian family when a very pregnant daughter and her Anglo husband move into the top floor of the in-law's duplex. Warning: contains Italian-family-fighting language, minghia! (more...)

Rob McClure and More to Star in Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS Premiere at Cleveland Play House; Cast Announced!Rob McClure and More to Star in Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS Premiere at Cleveland Play House; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2015

CPH's historic 100th Season will open on an operatic note, with the world premiere of Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS. BroadwayWorld has just confirmed the full cast -- featuring several Broadway vets. Scroll down for the complete list of stars! (more...)

Dassia N. Posner Set for STUPID F-ING BIRD Panel at Sideshow Theatre, 8/21Dassia N. Posner Set for STUPID F-ING BIRD Panel at Sideshow Theatre, 8/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

STUPID FUCKING BIRD, a Sideshow Theatre Company production running through August 30th at Victory Gardens Theater, will hold a panel discussion on Friday, August 21st immediately following the 7:30 p.m. show. The panel will feature theatre historian and dramaturg Dassia N. Posner (of no relation to playwright Aaron Posner) as she discusses her take on this "sort-of-adaptation" of Anton Chekhov's The Seagull. (more...)

Comedian Bobby Collins Returning to Ocean State Theatre, 8/30Comedian Bobby Collins Returning to Ocean State Theatre, 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), the not-for-profit professional theatre company, which recently completed its third season in its state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick, along with the legendary comedy club, Catch A Rising Star, are proud to announce the return – due to popular demand – of comedian Bobby Collins to Ocean State Theatre for one performance only on Sunday, August 30 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Cygnet Theatre to Stage Two Noel Coward Classics This FallCygnet Theatre to Stage Two Noel Coward Classics This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Cygnet's tradition of shows performed in rotating rep continues with Noel Coward's Hay Fever (dir. Rob Lutfy) and The Vortex (dir. Sean Murray). These two plays turned Coward into an overnight sensation, one light and madcap, the other dark and shocking. Written at the same time, they represent opposite sides of Coward's talent. San Diego favorite Rosina Reynolds takes on the strong female roles in both these productions. Opening night for both productions is Saturday, October 3rd at 3 (Hay Fever) and 8 pm (The Vortex). (more...)

Lynda Radley's FUTUREPROOF to Play Carriageworks Theatre Leeds, Sept. 16Lynda Radley's FUTUREPROOF to Play Carriageworks Theatre Leeds, Sept. 16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

First envisioned as a response to reality television, Lynda Radley's 2011 playFutureproof, about a down on its luck travelling freak show rolls up to Carriageworks Theatre Leeds, from 16 - 19 September. The show's motley cast and crew are all members of local company Leeds Art Theatre.   (more...)

Cast Announced for Lyric Stage's MY FAIR LADYCast Announced for Lyric Stage's MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

As the Lyric Stage has shown with Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, Big River, and more, our forte is turning a grand musical into a completely thrilling event in our uniquely intimate space. Now, director Scott Edmiston will re-fashion My Fair Lady, the delightful story of a down-on-her- luck London flower girl taken on as an 'experiment' by a chauvinistic speech therapist, into another Lyric Stage winner. Based on George Bernard Shaw's beloved play Pygmalion, My Fair Lady introduced the world to a treasure trove of classic tunes including 'I Could Have Danced All Night,' 'On the Street Where You Live,' 'The Rain in Spain,' and 'I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face.' (more...)

BWW Special Coverage: Hale Centre Theatre to Expand in New Sandy FacilityBWW Special Coverage: Hale Centre Theatre to Expand in New Sandy Facility
by Tyler Hinton - Aug 10, 2015

It's official--Hale Centre Theatre (HCT) will be moving from West Valley to Sandy within the next two years. In the process, it will grow from approximately 42,000 square feet, 600 seats, and 400 performances per year to approximately 130,000 square feet, 1,350 seats, and 700 performances per year. (more...)

Chester Theatre Company to Conclude 26th Season with New England Premiere of BLINKChester Theatre Company to Conclude 26th Season with New England Premiere of BLINK
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2015

Chester Theatre Company will bring its 26th season to a close with the New England Premiere of BLINK by British playwright Phil Porter. Not only will this production be a regional premiere, but it features the play's first American cast - the Off Broadway production featured the original British cast. Performances will run from August 13th to 23rd. (more...)

The New Detroit Public Theatre to Open This FallThe New Detroit Public Theatre to Open This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Two seasoned theatre professionals, one from New York and one a Detroit native, have joined forces to launch the Detroit Public Theatre (DPT). Detroit's newest performing arts institution will open in residence at the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in October 2015. The inaugural season of Detroit Public Theatre opens with the Michigan Premiere of the dark comedy, American Hero by Bess Wohl, on October 30, 2015. The line up continues through May 2016 in the Robert A. and Maggie Allessee Rehearsal Hall at the Max with three more productions - including Dominique Morisseau's powerful and timely Detroit '67, and From Broadway to Obscurity, a musical journey by Eric Gutman, a homegrown artist and leading Broadway player. (more...)

Paul Sadlik Joins Cast of AN INTOLERANT VAUDEVILLE at UNFringed FestivalPaul Sadlik Joins Cast of AN INTOLERANT VAUDEVILLE at UNFringed Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2015

The UNFringed Festival and The Secret Theatre are pleased to present AN INTOLERANT VAUDEVILLE, conceived by Sam Viverito, written by Wendy Biller, Chris Hawthorne and Sam Viverito, with music by Ronnie Lawson and lyrics by Ronnie Lawson, Wendy Biller and Chris Hawthorne. Direction by Sam Viverito. (more...)

ERC Presents Regional Premiere of VAN GOGH'S EAR Concert in Conjunction With Art ExhibitionERC Presents Regional Premiere of VAN GOGH'S EAR Concert in Conjunction With Art Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Hailed recently by The New York Times as "ingenious," New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MANUEL VERSUS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY at NYMFPhoto Flash: First Look at MANUEL VERSUS THE STATUE OF LIBERTY at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Winner of the 2014 NYMF Developmental Reading Series, this Latin infused American musical is inspired by the true story of a Princeton Undergrad who was an undocumented child immigrant from the Dominican Republic. When Manuel gets a scholarship to study at Oxford, he's faced with the realization that he can't leave the USA. He takes on The Statue of Liberty in the fight of a lifetime; the high-stakes boxing match that is immigration today. Is Manuel worthy? No one is spared in this political comedy that pulls no punches about immigration reform and the American Dream. (more...)

AN INTOLERANT VAUDEVILLE Set for UNFringed, 8/25AN INTOLERANT VAUDEVILLE Set for UNFringed, 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

The UNFringed Festival and The Secret Theatre are pleased to present AN INTOLERANT VAUDEVILLE, conceived by Sam Viverito, written by Wendy Biller, Chris Hawthorne and Sam Viverito, with music by Ronnie Lawson and lyrics by Ronnie Lawson, Wendy Biller and Chris Hawthorne. Direction by Sam Viverito. Performances run Tuesday, August 25 at 7:00 pm, Thursday, August 27 at 7:00 pm, Saturday, August 29 at 5:00 pm, and Sunday, August 30 at 7:00 pm. All tickets are $18.00. For reservations and information visit http://unfringed2015.bpt.me or https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pe.c/10017942 or call (718) 392-0722. The Secret Theatre is located at 4402 23rd St, Long Island City, NY 11101. E, M, G & 7 trains to Court Square or the N or Q train to Queensboro Plaza. (more...)

Christian Campbell Joins Cast of Mint Theater's Revival of THE NEW MORALITYChristian Campbell Joins Cast of Mint Theater's Revival of THE NEW MORALITY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

In honor of the centenary of Harold Chapin's heroic death on the battlefield in 1915, Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director; Jen Soloway, Managing Director) is proud to present The New Morality, beginning performances August 22nd - one day earlier than previously announced. (more...)

ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, 8/20ERC to Perform VAN GOGH'S EAR in the Berkshires, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

New York City, NY (FOR RELEASE 7.20.15) --- Hailed recently by The New York Times as “ingenious,” New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

ERC to Return to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR, 8/20ERC to Return to the Berkshires with VAN GOGH'S EAR, 8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

New York City's Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to the Berkshires for the third consecutive summer with the regional premiere of the theatrical concert Van Gogh's Ear. In partnership with the American Institute for Economic Research and the Clark Art Institute, the 10-day, 12-performance series of Van Gogh's Ear complements Clark's art exhibition Van Gogh and Nature and features a special pre-performance discussion August 25th led by the Clark's curator at large, Richard Kendall. (more...)

THE DAMNED: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead in Theaters This SummerTHE DAMNED: Don't You Wish That We Were Dead in Theaters This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

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Photo Flash: First Look- Ocean State Theatre's GYPSYPhoto Flash: First Look- Ocean State Theatre's GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2015

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), which recently completed its third season in its state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick, is proud to continue its summer season with the Tony Award-winning classic American musical, Gypsy. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

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