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Bay Street Theater to Welcome Jason Alexander, Bob Balaban & More for 2015 Mainstage SeasonBay Street Theater to Welcome Jason Alexander, Bob Balaban & More for 2015 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Bay Street Theater has announced the three 2015 Mainstage Summer Season productions. The season begins on May 26 and runs through August 30. Subscriptions are available by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse's 2015 'DNA New Work Series' Kicks Off Next MonthLa Jolla Playhouse's 2015 'DNA New Work Series' Kicks Off Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse is pleased to bring back its acclaimed new play development initiative, the DNA New Work Series, a two-week run of workshops and readings of new works, taking place February 16 - March 1, 2015. (more...)

Shattered Globe to Stage THE GROWN-UP as Final Show of 2014-15 SeasonShattered Globe to Stage THE GROWN-UP as Final Show of 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Shattered Globe Theatre is pleased to announce the final production of its 2014-15 season: the Chicago premiere of Jordan Harrison's magical coming-of-age tale THE GROWN-UP, directed by Krissy Vanderwarker, playing April 9 - May 23, 2014 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Names Adam Greenfield New Associate Artistic DirectorPlaywrights Horizons Names Adam Greenfield New Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015

Playwrights Horizons announced today the promotion of the theater company's Director of New Play Development Adam Greenfield to Associate Artistic Director. This is the first major change to the Artistic leadership of the acclaimed organization since Mr. Sanford was promoted from the same associate position to become Artistic Director in 1996. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/10/15- THE LITTLE MERMAIDSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/10/15- THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Stage Tube - Jan 10, 2015

Today in 2008, The Little Mermaid opened at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre, where it ran for 685 performances. The Little Mermaid is based on the animated 1989 Disney film of the same name and the classic story of The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen. The musical's book is by Doug Wright, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman (written for the film) and new lyrics by Glenn Slater. The musical had a pre-Broadway tryout in Denver, Colorado in July through early September 2007. The original cast featured Sierra Boggess in the title role of Ariel, Sean Palmer as Prince Eric, Brian D'Addario and Trevor Braun alternate as Flounder, Norm Lewis as King Triton, Sherie Rene Scott as Ursula, Tituss Burgess as Sebastian, Tyler Maynard as Flotsam, Derrick Baskin as Jetsam, Jonathan Freeman as Grimsby, and John Treacy Egan as Chef Louis. (more...)

'EDITH PIAF' and I AM MY OWN WIFE Extend at Cinnabar'EDITH PIAF' and I AM MY OWN WIFE Extend at Cinnabar
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

Happy New Year! Cinnabar Theater, the beloved professional theater in Sonoma County, kicks off 2015 with two extended shows. Edith Piaf: Beneath Paris Skies made its world premiere on New Year's Eve and has proven so popular that it's added an extra week. Cinnabar's next show, I Am My Own Wife, won't even open until February 6 -- but tickets are selling so fast that it's been extended as well! (more...)

Firehouse Theater's I AM MY OWN WIFE and 'MY WAY' to Run in Rep This WinterFirehouse Theater's I AM MY OWN WIFE and 'MY WAY' to Run in Rep This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Firehouse Theater Company presents two shows running in repertory this winter: I AM MY OWN WIFE and MY WAY: A MUSICAL TRIBUTE TO FRANK SINATRA. Details below! (more...)

Broadway's Dale Soules Receives SAG Award Nom for ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACKBroadway's Dale Soules Receives SAG Award Nom for ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

DALE SOULES, most recently seen on Broadway in Hands On A Hard Body, has been nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy for her work on the smash-hit Netflix series ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK. (more...)

BluBed Revolutionizes the Mobile Phone Call Experience; First Accessory to Keep Bluetooth® Headset Out of Ear, Yet at the ReadyBluBed Revolutionizes the Mobile Phone Call Experience; First Accessory to Keep Bluetooth® Headset Out of Ear, Yet at the Ready
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015

Innervoice Innovations, a wearable technology startup, today introduced BluBedTM, the world's first Bluetooth® headset holster. BluBeds are ideally suited for heavy mobile calling users, including salespeople, consultants and other on- the-go professionals. BluBed holsters securely clip to virtually any article of clothing or bag, and offer instantaneous access to headsets. A headset in a BluBed holster enables people to be #HandsfreeEverywhere as they handle calls throughout the day. (more...)

Bluebarn Theatre to Present STANDING ON CEREMONY: THE GAY MARRIAGE PLAYSBluebarn Theatre to Present STANDING ON CEREMONY: THE GAY MARRIAGE PLAYS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

The BLUEBARN Theatre will present the regional premiere of Standing on Ceremony: The Gay Marriage Plays written by an A-list lineup of writers including Mo Gaffney, Jordan Harrison, Moise?s Kaufman, Neil LaBute, Wendy MacLeod, Jose? Rivera, Paul Rudnick, and Doug Wright; Conceived by Brian Shnipper. The play runs January 8-17, 2015. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Beth Stafford Laird, John Treacy Egan and More in THE LITTLE MERMAID at WPPACPhoto Flash: First Look at Beth Stafford Laird, John Treacy Egan and More in THE LITTLE MERMAID at WPPAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

The New York regional premiere of THE LITTLE MERMAID, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and book by Doug Wright, will be directed by Jeremy Quinn with music direction by Stephen Ferri and choreography by Lexie Fennell Frare at WPPAC, today, December 19, 2014 - January 4, 2015. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Beth Stafford Laird Stars in Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, Beginning Today at WPPACBeth Stafford Laird Stars in Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, Beginning Today at WPPAC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

The New York regional premiere of THE LITTLE MERMAID, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and book by Doug Wright, will be directed by Jeremy Quinn with music direction by Stephen Ferri and choreography by Lexie Fennell Frare at WPPAC, today, December 19, 2014 - January 4, 2015. (more...)

24/6: A Jewish Theater Company to Present A DYBBUK FOR TWO PEOPLE, 12/2824/6: A Jewish Theater Company to Present A DYBBUK FOR TWO PEOPLE, 12/28
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

A Jewish Theater Company and New York's first one dedicated to Sabbath-observant artists, will present A DYBBUK FOR TWO PEOPLE, Bruce Myers's acclaimed two person adaptation of S. Ansky's classic Jewish play THE DYBBUK directed by 24/6's Co-Founding Artistic Director, Yoni Oppenheim. The production will play on December 28th at 3:00 pm, at the JCC in Manhattan, 334 Amsterdam Avenue at 76th Street New York, NY 10023. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.jccmanhattan.org/cat-content.aspx?catid=2856&progid=31569 or by calling the JCC at 646-505-5708. On the day of the show, tickets will be available at the door. (more...)

Matthew Broderick, Tony Danza & More Set for Jewish Channel's Theater-Oriented ROW JMatthew Broderick, Tony Danza & More Set for Jewish Channel's Theater-Oriented ROW J
by TV News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Jewish Channel will broadcast a special 40-minute edition of its theater-oriented monthly TV show, "Row J," to begin airing on demand on Tuesday, December 16. Row J" is hosted by TJC correspondent Meredith Ganzman. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bay Street Thanks Supporters at Topping Rose House PartyPhoto Flash: Bay Street Thanks Supporters at Topping Rose House Party
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts hosted a holiday party for supporters of Bay Street's 2014 season. The event took place at Topping Rose House in Bridgehampton, NY. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

GREY GARDENS Set for Bay Street Theater's 2015 Mainstage SeasonGREY GARDENS Set for Bay Street Theater's 2015 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Bay Street Theater has announced one of the three productions planned for the 2015 Mainstage Season. The season begins on May 26 and runs through August 30. The third production of the summer will be the musical GREY GARDENS, running from July 28 - August 30, with book by Doug Wright, music by Scott Frankel, and lyrics by Michael Korie. Casting and the creative team will be announced soon. The show is currently only available as part of a 2015 Mainstage Season Subscription, which are available by calling the Box Office at ?631-725-9500 or online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

Monmouth Community Players to Stage GREY GARDENS, Jan 31-Feb 8Monmouth Community Players to Stage GREY GARDENS, Jan 31-Feb 8
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Rub elbows with Jackie O's scandalous relatives, as Monmouth Community Players presents GREY GARDENS, the three-time Tony Award-winning musical. (more...)

Hamish Linklater, John Noble, Dale Soules & More Set for Doug Wright's POSTERITY at Atlantic Theater CompanyHamish Linklater, John Noble, Dale Soules & More Set for Doug Wright's POSTERITY at Atlantic Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) just announced complete casting for the world premiere of Posterity, written and directed by Pulitzer Prize and Tony AwardŽ winner Doug Wright and featuring Hamish Linklater, John Noble, Dale Soules, Henry Stram and Mickey Theis. (more...)

HEDWIG's Stephen Trask Set for DEAD DARLING at Judson TomorrowHEDWIG's Stephen Trask Set for DEAD DARLING at Judson Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

Hedwig and the Angry Inch composer/lyricist/co-creator Stephen Trask is set to take part in the next Dead Darlings at the historic Judson Memorial Church on December 10. Also featured will be Doug Wright (playwright, I Am My Own Wife, Grey Gardens), Oliver Butler (director, Jacuzzi, Tick, Tick... BOOM) and Duncan Pflaster (creator, The Naughty Jewish Boys Calendar). Please see below for event details. (more...)

New Hampshire Theatre Project to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE in 2015New Hampshire Theatre Project to Present I AM MY OWN WIFE in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

New Hampshire Theatre Project's 26th season continues with I Am My Own Wife, an extraordinary one-man show starring award-winning actor CJ Lewis. (more...)

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