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November 30, 1947 (67)
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Cate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Hugo Weaving and More to Appear in Sydney Theatre Company's 2015 SeasonCate Blanchett, Geoffrey Rush, Hugo Weaving and More to Appear in Sydney Theatre Company's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Artists confirmed for Andrew Upton's seventh season (his second programmed as solo Artistic Director) at Sydney Theatre Company in 2015 include many of Australia's top theatrical talents: Cate Blanchett, Jacqueline McKenzie, Robyn Nevin, Susie Porter, Richard Roxburgh, Geoffrey Rush, Helen Thomson, Hugo Weaving, Ursula Yovich and many more in a program boasting directors such as Neil Armfield, Leticia Ca?ceres, Richard Cottrell, John Crowley, Pamela Rabe and STC's Andrew Upton, Sarah Goodes and Kip Williams. (more...)

CHARLES' STORY to Play Attic Theatre, 3/24-25CHARLES' STORY to Play Attic Theatre, 3/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Padua Playwrights, in association with Atlanta's PushPush Film & Theater, presents an 'Early Look' at the final installment of Murray Mednick's eight-play 'Gary Plays" cycle. Mednick will direct two performances of Charles' Story on Tuesday, March 24 at 8 p.m. and Wednesday, March 25 at 2 p.m at the Attic Theatre in Los Angeles, paving the way for a full production of the entire octet in 2015/16. (more...)

HEIDI CHRONICLES' Elisabeth Moss: 'I'm Never Happier Than When I'm Crying Onstage'HEIDI CHRONICLES' Elisabeth Moss: 'I'm Never Happier Than When I'm Crying Onstage'
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

In an interview published in this week's New York Times, Mad Men star Elisabeth Moss talks about starring in Broadway's THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, which began preview performances on February 23, 2015 (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AMERICAN BUFFALO at Cal State L.A.Photo Flash: First Look at AMERICAN BUFFALO at Cal State L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Offering a fresh look at the groundbreaking play that established David Mamet as a seismic force in theater, the Department of Music, Theatre and Dance at California State University, Los Angeles joins forces with multiple award-winning Deaf West Theatre to present American Buffalo. Professor of Theater and longtime Deaf West collaborator Stephen Rothman directs Deaf West regularsTroy Kotsur (Spring Awakening, Cyrano) and Paul Raci (Cyrano, What Are You…Deaf?) along with Cal State L.A. MFA candidate Matthew Ryan Pestfor a Feb. 21 opening at the 250-seat State Playhouse on the university campus (just east of downtown). (more...)

Patti LuPone on Social Media: "Some People Think I'm a Dinosaur"Patti LuPone on Social Media: "Some People Think I'm a Dinosaur"
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Broadway legend Patti LuPone is currently back on stage in LA Opera's The Ghosts of Versailles, by composer John Corigliano and librettist William C. Hoffman. The opera gets its long awaited west coast premiere in a new production directed by 2014 Tony Award winner Darko Tresnjak, running through March 1. (more...)

UK Tour of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Announces Full Cast, Featuring Jonathan Guy LewisUK Tour of A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Announces Full Cast, Featuring Jonathan Guy Lewis
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Full casting has been announced for the Touring Consortium Theatre Company's new production of A View from the Bridge, directed by Stephen Unwin with Jonathan Guy Lewis as 'Eddie Carbone' and Michael Brandon as 'Alfieri', staged to celebrate the centenary of Arthur Miller's birth. The production will open in Nottingham on 4 March 2015, and then visit Cheltenham, Darlington, Wolverhampton, Bradford, Coventry and Edinburgh. (more...)

Kristen Bell to Join Melissa McCarthy in New Comedy MICHELLE DARNELLKristen Bell to Join Melissa McCarthy in New Comedy MICHELLE DARNELL
by Movies News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

According to Variety, Kristen Bell has signed on to join Melissa McCarthy and Peter Dinklage in the upcoming comedy MICHELLE DARNELL. (more...)

Steppenwolf's 'Women in Arts' Luncheon to Honor Laurie Metcalf Next MonthSteppenwolf's 'Women in Arts' Luncheon to Honor Laurie Metcalf Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Steppenwolf Theatre Company hosts Emmy and Obie Award-winning actor and original ensemble member Laurie Metcalf as the guest of honor at the 2014/15 Steppenwolf Salutes Women in the Arts fundraising luncheon on Monday, March 9, 2015 at 12 noon at The Standard Club (320 S Plymouth Court). (more...)

The Red Fern Theatre to Present IRREVERSIBLEThe Red Fern Theatre to Present IRREVERSIBLE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

J. Robert Oppenheimer and his brother Frank battle between conscience and ambition in Irreversible, Jack Karp's gripping world-premiere drama, directed by Melanie Moyer Williams, about the physicist brothers' desperate race to beat the Nazis to the world's first atomic bomb and their confliction over its use. (more...)

Tony Winner Patti LuPone Coming to MPAC, 3/21Tony Winner Patti LuPone Coming to MPAC, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Tony-Winning performer Patti LuPone takes the stage for an evening of Broadway favorites at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, March 21, 2015 at 8 pm. Tickets are $49-89. (more...)

Eddie Izzard Bringing World Tour to Wells Fargo Center, 6/17Eddie Izzard Bringing World Tour to Wells Fargo Center, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Eddie Izzard will bring his massive Force Majeure world tour back to the U.S., including a stop in Santa Rosa at Wells Fargo Center for the Arts (50 Mark Spring Road in Santa Rosa) on Wednesday, June 17, 2015 at 8 p.m. The New York Times calls Izzard, “Sheer Comic Genius. He is the most brilliant stand-up comedian of his generation” Tickets are $71 and $51 and go on sale Friday, February 20, 2015 at 10 a.m. and may be purchased online at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by phone at 707.546.3600, and in person at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. (more...)

Eddie Izzard's 'FORCE MAJEURE' World Tour Comes to Washington Pavilion, 5/20Eddie Izzard's 'FORCE MAJEURE' World Tour Comes to Washington Pavilion, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

Eddie Izzard will bring his massive Force Majeure world tour back to the U.S., kicking off May 19 in Fargo and visiting 25 cities through July 1 including a June 6 return to the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Izzard will be at the Washington Pavilion on Wednesday, May 20, 2015 at 8p.m. (more...)

Eddie Izzard to Bring World Tour to Morrison CenterEddie Izzard to Bring World Tour to Morrison Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

Eddie Izzard will bring his massive Force Majeure world tour back to the U.S., kicking off May 19 in Fargo and visiting 25 cities through July 1 including a June 6 return to the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 20. Presented by WestBeth Entertainment, a full list of U.S. tour dates with links to tickets are available at ?www.EddieIzzard.com. Follow Eddie here. (more...)

BWW TV: Behind-the-Scenes With Damian Lewis in AMERICAN BUFFALOBWW TV: Behind-the-Scenes With Damian Lewis in AMERICAN BUFFALO
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 16, 2015

Shot at a photo shoot for the play, check out a behind-the-scenes video interview with Damian Lewis discussing the upcoming production of American Buffalo. John Goodman and Tom Sturridge will star alongside Lewis in the production which will play for a strictly limited season at Wyndham's Theatre, with previews from 16 April. Watch it below! (more...)

Felicity Huffman Will Host Atlantic Theater Company's 30th Anniversary Gala; Matthew Morrison, Duncan Sheik & More to AppearFelicity Huffman Will Host Atlantic Theater Company's 30th Anniversary Gala; Matthew Morrison, Duncan Sheik & More to Appear
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company will present its landmark 30th Anniversary Gala on Monday, March 2, 2015 at The Pierre (2 East 61 Street) hosted by Atlantic Founding Ensemble Member and Academy Award nominee Felicity Huffman. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  RASHEEDA SPEAKING is Worthy of DiscussionBWW Reviews: RASHEEDA SPEAKING is Worthy of Discussion
by Michael Dale - Feb 12, 2015

Tonya Pinkins and Diane Weist are superb in Joel Drake Johnson's drama of racial communication. (more...)

Eric McCormack to Star in New Family Drama STUDIO CITY for FOXEric McCormack to Star in New Family Drama STUDIO CITY for FOX
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Eric McCormack, who recently starred in the TNT drama series PERCEPTION, will now take on the lead role in the upcoming FOX family drama STUDIO CITY. (more...)

Breaking: Patti LuPone, Michael Urie & Dale Soules Will Lead Douglas Carter Beane's SHOWS FOR DAYS at Lincoln Center!Breaking: Patti LuPone, Michael Urie & Dale Soules Will Lead Douglas Carter Beane's SHOWS FOR DAYS at Lincoln Center!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Patti LuPone, Dale Soules, and Michael Urie will be featured in the cast of its upcoming production of SHOWS FOR DAYS, a new play by Douglas Carter Beane, to be directed by Jerry Zaks. The production will begin performances Saturday evening, June 6 and open on Monday, June 29 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Maltz Jupiter Theatre's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSSPhoto Flash: First Look at Maltz Jupiter Theatre's GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Sponsored by California Closets, Glengarry Glen Ross is onstage at the Maltz Jupiter Theatre February 8 - 22. Please note: the show contains extreme profanity throughout. (more...)

Frances Black Projects to Present COMMEDIA DELL'ARTICHOKE, 2/22-24Frances Black Projects to Present COMMEDIA DELL'ARTICHOKE, 2/22-24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Frances Black Project presents, Commedia dell'Artichoke, a bi-monthly show created and performed by Carter Gill and Tommy Russell. Performed in classic commedia dell'arte mask, these two Yale Drama trained actors create a world of characters, such as Pulicinella, Tartaglia and Zanni, who live and work in a pizza shop in New York City. It's a story about following your dreams, being your own boss and the chaos that must ensue. February 22, 23 and 24 at 9:30pm at Artichoke Basille's Pizza, 114 10th Avenue (at 17th Street). General admission tickets are $30 and include a slice and drink of choice. Reserved seating is $40. Tickets are available online at http://www.francesblackprojects.com/#current-projects. The following performances with be April 19 & 20 at Artichoke Basille's. (more...)

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