Art Theatre News

Ocean State Theatre Company's 2014-15 Piano Bar Series Returns 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), which recently opened its third season in its new state-of-the-Art Theatre in Warwick, is proud to announce the kick off of this season's Piano Bar Series. "I Could Have Sung All Night!" will be held following select Friday and Saturday evening performances of the company's current production, My Fair Lady. (more...)

LATE NITE CATECHISM LAS VEGAS: SISTER ROLLS THE DICE to Run 10/24-11/16 at La Mirada Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the second show in its 2014-2015 season with everyone's favorite Sister returning in LATE NITE CATECHISM LAS VEGAS: SISTER ROLLS THE DICE, starring Maripat Donovan and directed by Mark Silvia. LATE NITE CATECHISM LAS VEGAS: SISTER ROLLS THE DICE will preview on Friday, October 24, 2014 (with a press opening on Saturday, October 25) and run through Sunday, November 16, 2014 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

Photo Coverage: China Collaborative Innovation Center for Theatre Arts Management Holds Workshop
by Linda Lenzi - Sep 28, 2014

The Third Annual Workshop was held last week in Beijing for the China Collaborative Innovation Center for Theatre Arts Management (CCICTAM). Theatre management leaders and experts from around the world gathered to exchange ideas and discuss future cooperation and collaboration. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Photo Flash: China Collaborative Innovation Center for Theatre Arts Management
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

The Third Annual Workshop was held last week in Beijing for the China Collaborative Innovation Center for Theatre Arts Management (CCICTAM). Theatre management leaders and experts from around the world gathered to exchange ideas and discuss future cooperation and collaboration. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below! (more...)

Patrick Page Talks Creating 'Frollo' Onstage in 'HUNCHBACK' at La Jolla
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

D23 spoke with star of La Jolla Playhouse's upcoming produciton of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, Patrick Page, about why he was drawn to the project and the role of 'Frollo' and what to expect from the premiere. Scroll down for some excerpts from the interview! (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Adds Extra Week of Performances to THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Due to popular demand, La Jolla Playhouse announces a week-long extension for its U.S. premiere production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, featuring a score by the multiple Academy, Grammy and Tony Award-winning team of composer Alan Menken (Newsies, Little Shop of Horrors) and lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin), book by Peter Parnell (The West Wing, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) and direction by Scott Schwartz (Playhouse's Jane Eyre, Broadway's Golda's Balcony). Produced in association with Paper Mill Playhouse, by special arrangement with Disney Theatrical Productions, The Hunchback of Notre Dame will now run October 26 - December 14, 2014 in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Theatre. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Discover NTI's Moscow Art Theatre Semester
by National Theater Institute - Sep 22, 2014

The National Theater Institute has partnered with the Moscow Art Theatre for nearly 25 years and is the longest cultural and educational exchange between Russia and United States. NTI offers the only opportunity for U.S. undergraduates to train at the famed Moscow Art Theatre School. The 13-week, credit-earning program offered each fall allows students to study in the birthplace of modern theater. (more...)

Judy Norton, Lynn Lowery and Jessica Snow-Wilson to Star in 'I HEAR VOICES' Benefit at Rockwell: Table & Stage, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

I HEAR VOICES: SONGS FOR PSYCHOSIS, a benefit concert with proceeds going to Medicinal Missions, produced by Kevin Field and Adam Kern with music direction by Kevin Field and Bryan Blaskie, is set for Tuesday, September 30, 2014 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Mirvish's 2014-15 Season to Feature Angela Lansbury in BLITHE SPIRIT, KINKY BOOTS, BUYER & CELLAR & More
by Alan Henry - Sep 16, 2014

David Mirvish has finalized all the details and shows for his 2014-15 line-up of shows. There will be seven shows in the Mainstage Subscription Series, three in the Off-Mirvish Subscription Series and nine bonus shows not on subscription. That brings the total to a record 19 shows for the 2014-15 season. (more...)

MY FAIR LADY Opens 9/24 at Ocean State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), has announced the opening of their third season in their new state-of-the-Art Theatre in Warwick. The company's 2014-15 season begins with Lerner and Loewe's stunning Broadway classic, My Fair Lady, which opens on September 24. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: NTI Changed My Life - John Krasinski
by National Theater Institute - Sep 15, 2014

The National Theater Institute includes a vibrant community of over 3,500 alumni. The many talents of these actors, writers, directors, and designers can be seen on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in films, television, London's West End, and at every major regional theater in the U.S. Today, in an excerpt from The O'Neill: Transformation of Modern American Theater, we hear from actor-writer-director John Krasinski (Promised Land, Away We Go, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, Big Miracle, The Office) about why he calls his semester away at NTI "one the most influential moments of [his] life". (more...)

NBC10's Barbara Morse Silva & Frank O'Donnell to Attend OSTC Fundraiser 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), which will be opening its third season in its new state-of-the-Art Theatre in Warwick later this month, is happy to welcome NBC 10's Barbara Morse Silva and local comedian Frank O'Donnell, who will join the company as guest auctioneers for their "Premiere" Fundraising Event, A Lover'ly Evening, on Saturday, September 20, 2014. (more...)

'Best of BE', THE EVENTS, INSOMNIA Set for HOME's Autumn 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

HOME, the organisation formed by the merger of Manchester's Library Theatre Company and Cornerhouse, continues its programme of productions with three visiting shows for autumn 2014. Having presented Angel Meadow in a disused pub, and Romeo & Juliet at Victoria Baths, HOME presents three productions at Number One First Street, a vast contemporary office space overlooking the site of the company's new 25m city centre home, which is scheduled to open in spring 2015. (more...)

Central Works to Close Season with RECIPE, Opening 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2014

Central Works concludes the 2014 season with 'Recipe,' a profoundly funny new work by Michael Gene Sullivan, opening with a press Night on Saturday October 18 at 8 pm and running through November 23 at the historic Berkeley City Club. Sullivan serves up the laughs in this delicious take on a circle of sweet old grandmotherly bakers, who just happen to be dedicated to the armed overthrow of the United States government. But baking pies and cakes isn't enough to satisfy these four intrepid refugees from the sixties, and their burning desire to 'Up the Revolution!' Directed by Gary Graves, 'Recipe'is Central Works 45th world premiere and features Velina Brown* (Diane), Tamar Cohn (Ruth), Phoebe Moyer* (Lillian), Lynne Soffer* (Helen) and Jan Zvaifler (Janice), (*member AEA). It's one thing to say 'The government is probably listening to my calls,' but what do you do when you find out it's true? If it seems that the government that you call 'a fascist, surveillance state' has specifically targeted you, is specifically watching YOU (it's not paranoia if they really are after you!), then what? How do you live your life knowing that all your fears may, actually, be true? (more...)

Kate Blumberg, Todd Weeks & More Lead La Jolla Playhouse's KINGDOM CITY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse presents the world-premiere production of Kingdom City, by Sheri Wilner, directed by Jackson Gay. The production runs tonight, September 4, through October 5 (press opening on Friday, September 12 at 8pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. (more...)

Winternitz Continues Opposite Ronan Keating In ONCE, From November!
by Carrie Dunn - Aug 29, 2014

Today (29 August 2014), the producers of Once announce that Jill Winternitz will be continuing in the role of Girl opposite the previously announced Ronan Keating as Guy. Keating will be joining the Olivier award-winning musical on 17 November 2014, with press night on Tuesday 25 November 2014. Once is currently booking at the Phoenix Theatre to 4 July 2015. (more...)

AxS Festival 2014 to Mix Art and Science in Pasadena, 9/19-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Pasadena Arts Council (PAC) is proud to announce AxS Festival 2014 | Curiosity, in diverse venues throughout the greater Pasadena area from Friday, September 19, 2014, through Sunday, October 5, 2014. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby Entertainment to Present GOOD PEOPLE, 9/19-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present the first production in its 2014-2015 season with the Tony Award-winning GOOD PEOPLE, written by David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole, Fuddy Meers) and directed by Jeff Maynard (Broadway Bound, Boeing-Boeing). GOOD PEOPLE will feature Katie MacNichol, Anne Gee Byrd, Gigi Bermingham, Wyatt Fenner, Sophina Brown and Martin Kildare. (more...)

Tickets on Sale 9/2 for Ocean State Theatre's Holiday Run of MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC) is proud to announce that tickets for their 2014 holiday production of Meet Me in St. Louis, which will be presented at their state-of-the-Art Theatre in Warwick, from December 3-28, will go on sale to the public on Tuesday, September 2. (more...)

L. Scott Caldwell to Star in Colony Theatre's WHAT I LEARNED IN PARIS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

The Colony Theatre will present the second production of its historic 40th Anniversary season, the West Coast Premiere of WHAT I LEARNED IN PARIS by Pearl Cleage. The production stars Tony winner L. Scott Caldwell, and is directed by Saundra McClain. WHAT I LEARNED IN PARIS will preview on Wednesday, September 3; Thursday, September 4; andFriday, September 5 at 8:00pm. It will open on Saturday, September 6 at 8:00pm and continue through Sunday, October 5 at The Colony Theatre, 555 North Third Street in Burbank. (more...)

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