Center Theatre Group News

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of Echo Theater's DRY LAND, Part of CTG's Block PartyVIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of Echo Theater's DRY LAND, Part of CTG's Block Party
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Center Theatre Group's Block Party continues with the opening of The Echo Theater Company production of 'Dry Land' this Sunday, May 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Written by Ruby Rae Spiegel and directed by Alana Dietze, 'Dry Land' will begin previews May 12 and continue for 11 performances only through May 21, 2017. Go behind-the-scenes in the video below! (more...)

TodayTix Surpasses $100 Million in Sales, Unveils New Logo and MoreTodayTix Surpasses $100 Million in Sales, Unveils New Logo and More
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

TodayTix, the international ticketing platform on a mission to redefine the way people see theater, today announced it has surpassed $100 million in sales and has unveiled its new visual identity. (more...)

Photo Flash: Patrick Page, Stephen Stocking and More Celebrate Rajiv Joseph's ARCHDUKE Opening at the TaperPhoto Flash: Patrick Page, Stephen Stocking and More Celebrate Rajiv Joseph's ARCHDUKE Opening at the Taper
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Center Theatre Group's world premiere production of 'Archduke,' written by Rajiv Joseph, began previews April 25 and will continue through June 4, 2017, at the Mark Taper Forum. Opening night is set for May 7, BroadwayWorld has photos from the festivities below! (more...)

The Civilians 2017 'Spring Into Action' Benefit to Honor Oskar Eustis and Hesu Coue-WilsonThe Civilians 2017 'Spring Into Action' Benefit to Honor Oskar Eustis and Hesu Coue-Wilson
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Civilians celebrates 16 years as NYC's investigative theater company at its 2017 Spring Benefit: Spring Into Action at City Winery on Monday, May 22, 2017. (more...)

Matthew Broderick, Tyne Daly, Keith David and More Sign on for Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary CelebrationMatthew Broderick, Tyne Daly, Keith David and More Sign on for Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

Michael Ritchie, Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group, announced today that Matthew Broderick, Tyne Daly, Louis Gossett Jr., Thomas Sadoski, Jimmy Smits, Rene Auberjonois, Jon Robin Baitz, Bill Cain, Anthony Crivello, Culture Clash, Merle Dandridge, Tim Dang, Keith David, Shaila Essley, Davis Gaines, Harry Groener, Clint Holmes, David Henry Hwang, Gregory Itzin, Dale Kristien, Doug LaBrecque, Tzi Ma, Alan Mandell, Dakin Matthews, Christina Saffran, Benjamin Schrader, Shoshannah Stern, Lisa Vroman, Ed Waterstreet and Aryana Williams are set to take the stage at Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Celebration. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/6/2017
by - May 6, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/6/2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE SWEETHEART DEAL Explores Struggle for Farm Workers' RightsPhoto Coverage: THE SWEETHEART DEAL Explores Struggle for Farm Workers' Rights
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2017

A woman finds her calling while volunteering for an underground political newspaper during the early years of the United Farm Workers movement. Written and directed by Obie Award winnerDiane Rodriguez, the world premiere of The Sweetheart Deal opens May 12 at The Los Angeles Theatre Center,presented by The Latino Theater Company in association with El Teatro Campesino. Low-priced previews begin May 4.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - May 6, 2017BWW's On This Day - May 6, 2017
by - May 6, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 5/5 - THE PRIDE and More!Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 5/5 - THE PRIDE and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Los Angeles You Might Have Missed 5/5 - THE PRIDE and More! (more...)

Times Are Hard for Dreamers... AMELIE Announces Broadway ClosingTimes Are Hard for Dreamers... AMELIE Announces Broadway Closing
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Just announced, the new Broadway production of AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL will play its final performance on Sunday, May 21, 2017 after playing 27 preview and 56 regular performances at the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 West 48th Street). (more...)

Jerome Robbins Foundation to Develop Dance-Driven Musical Theater in CT and NYCJerome Robbins Foundation to Develop Dance-Driven Musical Theater in CT and NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The Jerome Robbins Foundation introduces the The Springboard Project:  Fostering Collaboration in Dance-Driven Musical Theater. (more...)

Center Theatre Group Seeks Applications for 2018 Sherwood AwardCenter Theatre Group Seeks Applications for 2018 Sherwood Award
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Center Theatre Group is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Richard E. Sherwood Award. The deadline to submit an application is June 5, 2017, at 11:59 p.m. (more...)

Shows Added to LORD OF THE UNDERWORLD'S HOME FOR UNWED MOTHERSShows Added to LORD OF THE UNDERWORLD'S HOME FOR UNWED MOTHERS
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Recipient of the Mark Twain Award for Comic Playwriting from the Kennedy Center, the show has garnered a 'TOP TEN" spot from Stage Raw critics and is now 'Ovation Recommended." (more...)

The Music Center Announces Program for 2017/2018 Dance SeasonThe Music Center Announces Program for 2017/2018 Dance Season
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Los Angeles audiences will discover a new perspective on many timeless classics interpreted through a contemporary lens as they journey through The Music Center's dance season and uncover themes of conflict between female strength and societal expectations.  The 2017/2018 Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center (Dance at The Music Center) season is replete with powerful characters, riveting storylines, modern choreography and theatrics that take the traditional narrative ballet to a new level.  Audiences are invited to venture into the world of dance and experience realms of expression beyond expectation.  The coming season opens with the U.S. premiere of Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes (September 15-October 1, 2017), a beloved fairytale and Hollywood classic where life imitates art, presented by Dance at The Music Center and Center Theatre Group.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Center Theatre Group Presents HEISENBERGPhoto Flash: Center Theatre Group Presents HEISENBERG
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Manhattan Theatre Club's acclaimed production of "Heisenberg" by Tony Award and two-time Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens has been announced as part of Center Theatre Group's 50th Anniversary Season. (more...)

HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!HEDWIG Creator's New Show THIS AIN'T NO DISCO to Bring Drifters & Dreamers to Atlantic Theater Company's 2017-18 Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company has announced its 2017-18 season productions and one Atlantic for Kids production. (more...)

BWW Interview: Davis Gaines Reveres MAN OF LA MANCHABWW Interview: Davis Gaines Reveres MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Don Grigware - May 1, 2017

Actor/singer Davis Gaines is perhaps the most revered singing star on Los Angeles stages. He is the longest running Phantom in Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's Phantom of the Opera and is about to return to Man of La Mancha. The new production from McCoy/Rigby plays the Valley Performing Arts Center at Cal State Northridge Friday, May 5, Saturday May 6 and Sunday May 7 and then moves to La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts in early June. In our chat Gaines discusses musical theatre and his favorite roles from Broadway to LA. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Los Angeles (more...)

Block Party Continues with Opening of CITIZEN This Sunday at the DouglasBlock Party Continues with Opening of CITIZEN This Sunday at the Douglas
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Center Theatre Group's Block Party continues with the opening of The Fountain Theatre production of "Citizen: An American Lyric" this Sunday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Kirk Douglas Theatre. Based on a book of poetry by Claudia Rankine, adapted for the stage by Fountain Co-Artistic Director Stephen Sachs and directed by Shirley Jo Finney, "Citizen: An American Lyric" will begin previews April 28 and continue for 11 performances only through May 7, 2017. (more...)

Unbound Productions to Stage First Evening-Length Play HOLMES, SHERLOCK AND THE CONSULTING DETECTIVEUnbound Productions to Stage First Evening-Length Play HOLMES, SHERLOCK AND THE CONSULTING DETECTIVE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Unbound Productions Executive Director Jonathan Josephson, Artistic Director Paul Millet, and Producing Artistic Director Jeff G. Rack have announced the details of the company's first fully-realized evening-length play: Holmes, Sherlock and The Consulting Detective, which will run for 19 performances between June 2 and July 1, 2017 in and around the historic Santa Anita Train Depot at the Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden (159 S. Baldwin Ave, Arcadia, CA 91007). (more...)

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