David Lindsay-Abaire News

Geffen Playhouse Adds SWITZERLAND, THE NIGHT ALIVE and Two More Shows to Its 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

The Geffen Playhouse has announced four plays for the eight-play 2014-2015 season, including the Co-World Premiere, with the Sydney Theatre Company, of the Geffen commissioned, Switzerland, written by Joanna Murray-Smith (The Female of the Species); the West Coast Premieres of The Night Alive, written by Olivier and Evening Standard Award winner and Tony nominee Conor McPherson (The Weir, The Seafarer) and directed by Geffen Artistic Director Randall Arney; and The Power of Duff, written by Stephen Belber and directed by Peter DuBois (Rapture, Blister, Burn); and The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord, written by Scott Carter. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at GOOD PEOPLE at Capital Stage
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

GOOD PEOPLE runs April 30 - June 1, 2014 at Capital Stage in its Sacramento premiere. Scroll down for a first look at the cast! (more...)

BWW Blog: Tyler Eglen of Actor's Theatre's GOOD PEOPLE - Community
by Guest Blogger: Tyler Eglen - Apr 16, 2014

Hello Broadway World! My name is Tyler Eglen and I'll be playing Stevie in David Lindsay-Abaire's GOOD PEOPLE at Actor's Theatre of Phoenix. As we go through the process I'm going to keep you updated on the happenings behind the scenes and on stage as we put this amazing play on its feet. (more...)

World Premiere of PRIDE & PREJUDICE, BILLY ELLIOT and More Make Up La Mirada Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts and Mc Coy Rigby Entertainment are thrilled to announce their most "practically perfect" 2014- 2015 season of shows! Beginning with David Lindsay-Abaire's Tony Award-winning Good People; followed by our favorite Sister returning in Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls The Dice; then three extraordinary musical experiences beginning with the 10-time Tony Award-winning Billy Elliot; the World Premiere engagement of Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice: A Musical; and finally the high-flying, Tony Award-Winning, Mary Poppins! This extraordinary season also includes the bonus options of its third "Onstage Series" production of a "brand new" Los Angeles premiere production of Carrie The Musical; also six-time Grammy award-winning superstar Amy Grant and the powerhouse dancing of Ballroom With A Twist - add it all up, and it's La Mirada Theatre/McCoy Rigby's, without a doubt, must-see, most exciting season of shows ever! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch a Sneak Peek of Imelda Staunton & More in GOOD PEOPLE
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2014

The West End production of the critically acclaimed Good People will play a limited run of ten weeks at the Noel Coward Theatre. Performances began April 10th and will continue until June 14th. Jonathan Kent's production of David Lindsay-Abaire's award-winning play received universal praise when it made its UK premiere at Hampstead Theatre on March 5th. Click below to watch a sneak peek of the production! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Denver (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Minneapolis (more...)

Alumnae Theatre Presents Season Finale RABBIT HOLE, Now thru 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The Alumnae Theatre Company presents its season finale Mainstage show of the 2013-2014 season: Rabbit Hole, by David Lindsay-Abaire. The current production is directed by Paul Hardy, who also directed Alumnae's critically acclaimed production of Oscar Wilde's A Woman of No Importance in the 2012-2013 season. (more...)

SHREK THE MUSICAL Heads to Children's Theatre Company, Beg. 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Acclaimed director Peter Rothstein (Cabaret, Theatre Latte? Da) will bring a magnetic Shrek the Musical to life on CTC's UnitedHealth Group Stage beginning April 22. With a seasoned cast including Reed Sigmund, Autumn Ness and Ansa Akyea, incredible scenic and costume designs, choreography by Michael Matthew Ferrell and Tony-nominated music, Shrek is an ogre-sized musical with an equally big soul, sure to delight everyone from the very young to the young at heart. (more...)

Marsha Norman and Jason Robert Brown's THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN Comes to the Wallis, 5/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents The Trumpet of the Swan, A Novel Symphony for Actors and Orchestra, adapted by Marsha Norman from E.B. White's timeless children's novel, with music by composer, Jason Robert Brown. Norman and Brown are also currently represented on Broadway with the new musical adaptation of The Bridges of Madison County. The Trumpet of the Swan, part of the Jack Elliott Family Concert Series, runs for a limited engagement, May 2 - 4, 2014 at the Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: See Photos from Marquee Productions Shrek the Musical!
by Alan Henry - Apr 09, 2014

In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre - not a handsome prince - shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Throw in a donkey who won't shut up, a bad guy with a short temper, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand...and his name is Shrek. (more...)

Seaglass Theatre to Present West Coast Premiere of WAKE at Fremont Theatre Center, 4/26-5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

WAKE, written by New York-based Carey Crim, will have its west coast premiere presented by LA's critically acclaimed SeaGlass Theatre company Saturday, April 26 through Sunday, May 25, 2014 at the beautiful Fremont Centre Theatre in South Pasadena, CA, it was announced today by Ovation nominated actor and SeaGlass Theatre Managing Director Paul Stroili, along with SeaGlass Artistic Director Kimberly Van Luin. WAKE'S five all-star member ensemble will feature Nancy Berggren, Alison Blanchard, Michael Connors, Allie Costa, and Lauren McCormack. Matt Kirkwood has been set to direct. (more...)

Imelda Staunton and Lloyd Owen Lead West End's GOOD PEOPLE - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

Old Vic Productions and Hampstead Theatre Productions are delighted to announce the full cast for West End transfer of critically acclaimed Good People which will play a limited season of just ten weeks at the No?l Coward Theatre from 10th April, as previously announced. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Denver (more...)

ART, SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM and More Set for The Vagabond Players' 99th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

The Vagabond Players, America's oldest continuously running little theatre, announces its 99th season. (more...)

THE OPTIMIST, Starring Chris Bellant, Makes West Coast Premiere at Elephant Stages, Now thru 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

'The Optimist' by Jason Chimonides and directed by Will Wallace will have its West Coast Premiere at Elephant Stages in Los Angeles today, April 3rd. The show will run through April 20th. (more...)

Alumnae Theatre to Present Season Finale RABBIT HOLE, 4/11-26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

The Alumnae Theatre Company presents its season finale Mainstage show of the 2013-2014 season: Rabbit Hole, by David Lindsay-Abaire. The current production is directed by Paul Hardy, who also directed Alumnae's critically acclaimed production of Oscar Wilde's A Woman of No Importance in the 2012-2013 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Christopher Durang and Marsha Norman Celebrate 20 Years at the Helm of Juilliard's American Playwrights Program
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Last evening, Monday, March 31, 2014, The Juilliard School honored Christopher Durang and Marsha Norman for their 20 years of leadership of Juilliard's Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside IF/THEN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Mar 31, 2014

The red carpet was littered with stars at last night's opening of If/Then at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre. Some of the special guests included Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Brian d'Arcy James, Stephen Schwartz, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Darren Criss and more! BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the theatre arrivals below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Denver (more...)

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