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@chris_shinn - 11/15/14 02:23pm I would rather immigrate to DPRK than watch @Sethrogen and @JamesFrancoTV in @TheInterview trailer one more time.


@chris_shinn - 11/14/14 02:20pm What a streak for new plays: @TheRiverPlay, @StephensSimon's Punk Rock @mcctheater, Clare Barron's You Got Older @Page73. All outstanding.


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Huntington Theatre Nominated for 35 IRNE Awards for 2012 ProductionsHuntington Theatre Nominated for 35 IRNE Awards for 2012 Productions
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Huntington Theatre Company has received 35 IRNE Award nominations from the Independent Reviewers of New England, the most of any small or large theatre company in the region. The Committee recognized six of the eight productions the Huntington produced in 2012 with the following nominations. (more...)

Director Robert Falls Talks and Tweet About MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Goodman Theatre, March-April 2013Director Robert Falls Talks and Tweet About MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Goodman Theatre, March-April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2013

'Should a woman sleep with a man she finds repellent if by doing so she serves a greater good?' (New York Times) is among the questions of William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, at Goodman Theatre in a new production directed by Artistic Director Robert Falls. Falls sets his production of Shakespeare's dark comedy against the backdrop of New York City circa 1970s-an era in which economic challenges, urban flight and the sexual revolution transformed one of the greatest cities in the world into one of the most troubled. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/24/2013Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/24/2013
by BWW - Feb 24, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/24/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Director Robert Falls to Talk and Tweet About MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Goodman Theatre, March-April 2013Director Robert Falls to Talk and Tweet About MEASURE FOR MEASURE at Goodman Theatre, March-April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2013

'Should a woman sleep with a man she finds repellent if by doing so she serves a greater good?' (New York Times) is among the questions of William Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, at Goodman Theatre in a new production directed by Artistic Director Robert Falls. Falls sets his production of Shakespeare's dark comedy against the backdrop of New York City circa 1970s-an era in which economic challenges, urban flight and the sexual revolution transformed one of the greatest cities in the world into one of the most troubled. (more...)

ONCE's Elizabeth A. Davis Among Playwrights in Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, Now thru 4/13ONCE's Elizabeth A. Davis Among Playwrights in Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

One of the nation's leading programs for emerging playwrights -- Cherry Lane Theatre's award-winning MENTOR PROJECT -- celebrates its 15th anniversary this season with the production of four new plays by emerging writers -- each of whom is paired with an accomplished mentor playwright -- from tonight, February 20, 2012 to April 13 at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.) in Manhattan. (more...)

Eddie Redmayne to Star in BBC's WAR AND PEACE Adaptation?Eddie Redmayne to Star in BBC's WAR AND PEACE Adaptation?
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2013

Yesterday, it was announced that the BBC has started developing a televised adaptation of Leo Tolstoy's classic tome, WAR AND PEACE. As of today, the upcoming six-part series has found its star in LES MISERABLES' Eddie Redmayne, Entertainment Wise has reported. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/17/2013Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/17/2013
by BWW - Feb 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/17/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/10/2013Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/10/2013
by BWW - Feb 10, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/10/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Goodman Theatre's TEDDY FERRARA World PremierePhoto Flash: First Look at Goodman Theatre's TEDDY FERRARA World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2013

The world-premiere production of the Goodman-commissioned Teddy Ferrara by Pulitzer Prize finalist Christopher Shinn is directed by Evan Cabnet. This stirring exploration of an on-campus tragedy features Liam Benzvi (Gabe), Patrick Clear (University President), Rashaad Hall (Nicky), Ryan Heindl (Teddy Ferrara), Christopher Imbrosciano (Jay), Jax Jackson (Jaq), Dev Kennedy and Fawzia Mirza (Campus Police), Paloma Nozicka (Jenny), Adam Poss (Drew), Josh Salt (Tim), Kelli Simpkins (Ellen) and Janet Ulrich Brooks (University Provost). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/03/2013Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 2/03/2013
by BWW - Feb 3, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/03/2013 for Chicago (more...)

Directors, Performance Schedule Set for Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, 2/20-4/13Directors, Performance Schedule Set for Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT, 2/20-4/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Directors Lisa Peterson, Bryan Davidson Blue, Elena Araoz and Chris Henry will direct the four new works debuting as part of Cherry Lane Theatre's 15th anniversary MENTOR PROJECT, it has been announced by Angelina Fiordellisi, Artistic Director of Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St. in Manhattan), where MENTOR PROJECT will run from February 20-April 13, 2013. As well, the performance schedule for each production has been set. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 1/27/2013Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 1/27/2013
by BWW - Jan 27, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/27/2013 for Chicago (more...)

TEDDY FERRARA Begins 2/2 at the Goodman TheatreTEDDY FERRARA Begins 2/2 at the Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2013

Rehearsals are underway for the world-premiere production of the Goodman-commissioned Teddy Ferrara by Pulitzer Prize finalist Christopher Shinn, praised as 'among the most provocative and probing of American playwrights today' (The New York Times). Evan Cabnet directs this stirring exploration of an on-campus tragedy with a cast that includes Liam Benzvi (Gabe), Patrick Clear (University President), Rashaad Hall (Nicky), Ryan Heindl (Teddy Ferrara), Christopher Imbrosciano (Jay), Jax Jackson (Jaq), Dev Kennedy and Fawzia Mirza (Campus Police), Paloma Nozicka (Jenny), Adam Poss (Drew), Josh Salt (Tim), Kelli Simpkins (Ellen) and Janet Ulrich Brooks (University Provost). The design team includes Jenny Mannis (Costume Designer), Keith Parham (Lighting Designer), Lee Savage (Set Designer) and Richard Woodbury (Sound Designer). Rehearsal photos, headshots and bio information can be found in the Press Room. Teddy Ferrara runs February 2 - March 3, 2013 in the Owen Theatre (opening night is Monday, February 11). Tickets ($14 - $45; subject to change) are now on sale and are available at GoodmanTheatre.org/Teddy, by phone at 312.443.3800 or at the box office (170 North Dearborn). (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre and Youngblood's UNFILTERED 2012 Sets New Dates, 11/16-1/11Ensemble Studio Theatre and Youngblood's UNFILTERED 2012 Sets New Dates, 11/16-1/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

Unfiltered 2012, the Ensemble Studio Theatre/Youngblood's under-30, 2012 Obie Award-winning playwright incubator that has produced talents such as Annie Baker, Amy Herzog, Jon Kern, Lucy Alibar, and Robert Askins, has new dates. Unfiltered 2012 opens Today, November 16, at 7:00pm and now runs through January 11 at Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST), 549 West 52nd Street. (Original dates were November 9 through December 7.) (more...)

A BOY AND HIS SOUL to Return to The Vineyard for Benefit Reading, TodayA BOY AND HIS SOUL to Return to The Vineyard for Benefit Reading, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

The Vineyard Theatre continues its series of one-night-only readings of notable plays from its acclaimed history in celebration of its 30th Anniversary with A BOY AND HIS SOUL. Written and performed by Colman Domingo, A BOY AND HIS SOUL will be performed at The Vineyard (108 E. 15 St., between Irving Place and Union Square East) today, January 7, 2013 at 7 PM. (more...)

A BOY AND HIS SOUL to Return to The Vineyard for Benefit Reading, 1/7A BOY AND HIS SOUL to Return to The Vineyard for Benefit Reading, 1/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2013

The Vineyard Theatre continues its series of one-night-only readings of notable plays from its acclaimed history in celebration of its 30th Anniversary with A BOY AND HIS SOUL. Written and performed by Colman Domingo, A BOY AND HIS SOUL will be performed at The Vineyard (108 E. 15 St., between Irving Place and Union Square East) on Monday, January 7, 2013 at 7 PM. (more...)

DIRTY FILTHY LOVE STORY World Premiere Opens at Rogue Machine, 11/24DIRTY FILTHY LOVE STORY World Premiere Opens at Rogue Machine, 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2012

Last season, the 2011 Best Production (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle, LA Weekly, Ovation, and Garland Awards) Small Engine Repair started out in the "Off The Clock" series. Now, in the tradition of offering 'edgier' entertainment in this slot, Rogue Machine launches the World Premiere of Rob Mersola's Dirty Filthy Love Story today, November 24th at 8pm (no 10pm show that night). (more...)

BWW's Top Chicago Theatre Stories of 2012BWW's Top Chicago Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Chicago in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

SONG FOR THE DISAPPEARED and More Set for Goodman Theatre's 2012 NEW STAGES AMPLIFIED, 12/8-23SONG FOR THE DISAPPEARED and More Set for Goodman Theatre's 2012 NEW STAGES AMPLIFIED, 12/8-23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2012

Five new plays (two fully staged workshop productions performed in repertory plus three staged readings) comprise Goodman Theatre's free 2012 New Stages Amplified in the Owen Theatre, a series that since 2004 has given audiences a first look at more than 50 new plays in development. (more...)

STAGE & SCREEN Series Will Continue 1/7 With 'Do the Right Thing' and 'Invisible Man'STAGE & SCREEN Series Will Continue 1/7 With 'Do the Right Thing' and 'Invisible Man'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2012

The Coolidge Corner Theatre and the Huntington Theatre Company continue their collaboration entitled "Stage & Screen," a series that explores the depictions of shared themes in Huntington productions and acclaimed films. (more...)

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