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Sean Mathias Joins Creative Team of THE EXORCIST; Play Heading for Broadway?Sean Mathias Joins Creative Team of THE EXORCIST; Play Heading for Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just learned that a stage version of The Exorcist is currently in the works, and Tony nominee Sean Mathias is on board to direct the project. The play, adapted by John Pielmeier, enjoyed a run at Los Angeles' Geffen Playhouse in 2012, starring Richard Chamberlain and Brooke Shields. Production details have not yet been announced. (more...)

Joe Cobden, Tamsin Kelsey & More to Star in Canadian Stage's THE OTHER PLACEJoe Cobden, Tamsin Kelsey & More to Star in Canadian Stage's THE OTHER PLACE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Canadian Stage presents the Canadian premiere of The Other Place, a darkly comedic and emotional thriller by Sharr White, nominated for outstanding new off-Broadway play by the 2010-11 Outer Critics Circle Awards. (more...)

GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Comes to Lakewood Playhouse, 1/9-2/1GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Comes to Lakewood Playhouse, 1/9-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present the third show of its 76th SEASON: "GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS" by David Mamet. (more...)

Goodman Theatre Announces March-April 2015 Lineup for Citywide August Wilson CelebrationGoodman Theatre Announces March-April 2015 Lineup for Citywide August Wilson Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Goodman Theatre, in collaboration with Chicago's various off-Loop theaters and Northwestern University, unveils partial programming in its spring 2015 citywide "August Wilson Celebration" -- an extensive retrospective of the late playwright's life, artistry and influence on American culture. The seven-week Celebration takes place in March and April 2015 on dual landmark occasions: the 70th anniversary of the Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright's birth and the 10th anniversary of his death. (more...)

Photo Flash: BLITHE SPIRIT National Tour, Starring Angela Lansbury, Opens in Los Angeles!Photo Flash: BLITHE SPIRIT National Tour, Starring Angela Lansbury, Opens in Los Angeles!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

Following the internationally acclaimed production with sold-out engagements on Broadway and London's West End, television legend, Oscar recipient and five-time Tony Award-winner Angela Lansbury returns to the stage in an exciting North American tour of Noel Coward's smash-hit comedic play, BLITHE SPIRIT. Performances for BLITHE SPIRIT have begun at Center Theatre Group's Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles and officially opened last night, December 14. (more...)

Sunday Special: ANNIE Through the AgesSunday Special: ANNIE Through the Ages
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 14, 2014

With ANNIE returning to the big screen this week, we've rounded up the musical's leading ladies -- both onstage and off -- since 1977! (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Breaks Record: Hits 7,626 Season Ticket HoldersMaltz Jupiter Theatre Breaks Record: Hits 7,626 Season Ticket Holders
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre has broken all previous records by exceeding 7,626 subscribers for the current 2014/15 season, Spark Your Imagination! (more...)

Damian Lewis to Lead AMERICAN BUFFALO in the West End This SpringDamian Lewis to Lead AMERICAN BUFFALO in the West End This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

The Daily Mail writes that HOMELAND's Damian Lewis will return to the West End in David Mamet's AMERICAN BUFFALO this spring. The production, helmed by Daniel Evans, will run at Wyndham's Theatre from April 16, with a closing date set for June 27, 2015. (more...)

Mary Beth Peil, Joey Slotnick and More Star in DYING FOR IT, Beginning Tonight at the AtlanticMary Beth Peil, Joey Slotnick and More Star in DYING FOR IT, Beginning Tonight at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company presents the American premiere of Dying For It, by Moira Buffini, freely adapted from Nikolai Erdman's The Suicide, directed by Neil Pepe and featuring the celebrated ensemble cast of Mia Barron, Ben Beckley, Nathan Dame, Patch Darragh, Clea Lewis, Peter Maloney, Andrew Mayer, Mary Beth Peil, Jeanine Serralles, Joey Slotnick, Robert Stanton and C.J. Wilson. (more...)

THE FLICK & FESTEN Set for New Century Theatre Company's 2015 SeasonTHE FLICK & FESTEN Set for New Century Theatre Company's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

New Century Theatre Company (NCTC) has announced its dynamic 2015 season will include 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winner The Flick by Annie Baker and the powerhouse family drama Festen by David Eldridge. The Flick will be directed by NCTC Company Member MJ Sieber, who directed David Mamet's The Water Engine at Strawberry Theatre Workshop in 2007. Festen will be directed by Wilson Milam, who has directed for Seattle Repertory Theatre (God of Carnage, Glengarry Glen Ross) and was nominated for a Tony Award for his direction of the 2006 production of Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore on Broadway. (more...)

Laurie Metcalf Will be Honored at Steppenwolf Salutes Women in the Arts in 2015Laurie Metcalf Will be Honored at Steppenwolf Salutes Women in the Arts in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

Steppenwolf Theatre Company announces award-winning star of stage and screen Laurie Metcalf as the guest of honor at the 2014/15 annual Steppenwolf Salutes Women in the Arts fundraising luncheon on Monday, March 9, 2015 at 12 noon (location TBD). (more...)

Commedia dell'Artichoke Set for Artichoke Basille's Pizza, 12/14Commedia dell'Artichoke Set for Artichoke Basille's Pizza, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

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 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. December 14 and 15 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 on February 22 and 23. Same place and time. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/29-11/30/2014Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 11/29-11/30/2014
by - Nov 30, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, November 30, 2014 - Sunday, November 30, 2014. (more...)

Sunday Special: Annnd... Curtain! This Fall's Broadway DirectorsSunday Special: Annnd... Curtain! This Fall's Broadway Directors
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2014

A seasoned group of Broadway helmers are bringing magic, drama, history, romance and more to the Great White Way this season. Below, BroadwayWorld rounded up this fall's directors for an in-depth look at their careers. (more...)

BWW Preview: A Celebration of TheatreBooksBWW Preview: A Celebration of TheatreBooks
by Dennis Kucherawy - Nov 30, 2014

Many people in Toronto's arts communities, especially theatre, are still grieving the loss of TheatreBooks after the venerable bookstore closed its doors forever this July after 39 years. Now, many are lost when needing scripts or monologues for auditions. And others feel the same who just love to read about the performing arts. (more...)

Lindsay Lohan Ends Run in West End's SPEED-THE-PLOW; Eyeing Return in Mamet's OLEANNA?Lindsay Lohan Ends Run in West End's SPEED-THE-PLOW; Eyeing Return in Mamet's OLEANNA?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2014

Lindsay Lohan took to Instagram this weekend to thank her co-stars, director and Speed-the-Plow playwright David Mamet for their support during her run in the West End production this year. In her messages, she hinted at Mamet's play OLEANNA as her next theatrical project. Scroll down to see what she had to say! (more...)

In the Spotlight Series: THE COUNTRY HOUSE's David RascheIn the Spotlight Series: THE COUNTRY HOUSE's David Rasche
by Walter McBride - Nov 22, 2014

BroadwayWorld brings you photos of Rasche in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)

Alexis Bledel and More Read Leslye Headland's SIN CYCLE PLAYS at Circle in the Square TodayAlexis Bledel and More Read Leslye Headland's SIN CYCLE PLAYS at Circle in the Square Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

Animus Theatre Company presents Leslye Headland's Sin Cycle Plays (Assistance; Bachelorette; Cinephilia; Reverb; Surfer Girl; and The Accidental Blonde) as part of its 2014 Reading Festival series, in association with Circle in the Square Professional Workshop, tonight, November 17, at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre. (more...)

GILMORE GIRLS Star Alexis Bledel Joins Next Week's SIN CYCLE PLAYS ReadingGILMORE GIRLS Star Alexis Bledel Joins Next Week's SIN CYCLE PLAYS Reading
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Animus Theatre Company is pleased to announce that acclaimed film, television and stage star Alexis Bledel has joined the lineup for Leslye Headland's Sin Cycle Plays (Assistance; Bachelorette; Cinephilia; Reverb; Surfer Girl; and The Accidental Blonde), their 2014 Reading Festival series in association with Circle in the Square Professional Workshop, on Monday, November 17, at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre. Bledel will read the role of Veronica in The Accidental Blonde. (more...)

Eddie Izzard Will Pen Memoir; Set to Hit Shelves in Winter 2016Eddie Izzard Will Pen Memoir; Set to Hit Shelves in Winter 2016
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 13, 2014

According to Page 6, Blue Rider Press has just announced plans to publish a memoir by comedian Eddie Izzard. The book, which is still untitled, is set for an early 2016 release. (more...)

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