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March 12, 1928 (86)
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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...)

Visiting Chicago Directors and More Set for American Players' 2015 Summer SeasonVisiting Chicago Directors and More Set for American Players' 2015 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

?American Players Theatre (APT) announces its 36th Summer Season, June 6 to October 18, 2015, a diverse lineup of eight classical and contemporary plays in repertory that includes the work of two visiting Chicago directors: Derrick Sanders, founding artistic director of Congo Square Theatre Company, makes his APT debut directing The Island by Athol Fugard, John Kani and Winston Ntshona in APT's intimate 200-seat Touchstone Theatre; and Jeff Award winner William Brown returns to direct Tennessee Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire in APT's flagship 1148-seat outdoor amphitheater Up the Hill. (more...)

Broadway's THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Starring Elisabeth Moss, Begins Previews TonightBroadway's THE HEIDI CHRONICLES, Starring Elisabeth Moss, Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2015

The first Broadway revival of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Wendy Wasserstein play The Heidi Chronicles begins performances tonight, February 23, 2015, with an official opening on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). (more...)

BWW Flashback: A DELICATE BALANCE Concludes Broadway Run Today!BWW Flashback: A DELICATE BALANCE Concludes Broadway Run Today!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 22, 2015

The Broadway revival of Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, directed by Pam MacKinnon and starring Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton concludes its run today, February 22, at the Golden Theatre. (more...)

Geoffrey Beevers, Anthony Heald & Patricia Conolly to Lead New Dramatists' THE LADY REVEALED ReadingGeoffrey Beevers, Anthony Heald & Patricia Conolly to Lead New Dramatists' THE LADY REVEALED Reading
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

After a highly successful reading at Covent Garden's Bates Theatre this past July, the new play The Lady Revealed, will receive another starry reading on Monday, March 16th (3PM) at New Dramatists (424 West 44th Street). Based on the life and works of A.L. Rowse, the reading will feature Bianca Amato, David Hywel-Baynes, Geoffrey Beevers, Patricia Conolly, Anthony Heald, Merritt Janson, T. Ryder Smith, Sam Underwood and Jake McCready. Written by Dr. Andrew B. Harris the reading will be directed by Illana Stein (Associate Director Tamburlaine the Great at Theatre for a New Audience) along with Broadway's Belasco Theatre manager Steffi Wallis working with New Dramatists as producer. (more...)

BWW Reviews: St. Louis Actors' Studio's Stunning Production of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?BWW Reviews: St. Louis Actors' Studio's Stunning Production of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?
by Chris Gibson - Feb 19, 2015

Most people are familiar with WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?, undoubtedly playwright Edward Albee's masterpiece, from the film that starred Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor (released in 1966). But, seeing the play in person is a completely different experience, and one that's incredibly worthwhile, if harrowing at times. The St. Louis Actors' Studio is currently presenting an excellent production of this work that features strong performances and insightful direction. You'll forget all about the movie once you experience this show in the flesh. (more...)

Cast Announced for New Schwartz & Almond Musical IOWA at Playwrights HorizonsCast Announced for New Schwartz & Almond Musical IOWA at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Playwrights Horizons has announced casting for IOWA, the world premiere of a new musical play written by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist Jenny Schwartz (God's Ear, Somewhere Fun), music by Todd Almond (Stage Kiss at PH, Kansas City Choir Boy, The Tempest, On the Levee) and lyrics by Mr. Almond and Ms. Schwartz. Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Ken Rus Schmoll (Red Dog Howls, Middletown, What Once We Felt; next season's just-announced Antlia Pneumatica by Anne Washburn at PH), the musical play will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

BWW Profile: Eddie Redmayne Oscar-Nominated Star of Stage and ScreenBWW Profile: Eddie Redmayne Oscar-Nominated Star of Stage and Screen
by Jeffrey Walker - Feb 17, 2015

Eddie Redmayne is having a very good year. The 33-year old actor is nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for playing physicist Stephen Hawking in THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING. In the film, Redmayne has been singled out for his sensitive portrayal of Hawking that goes from his younger days through the onslaught of the progressive motor neuron disease that binds him to a wheelchair. (more...)

Wagner College Theatre Reveals 2015 Stanley Drama Award WinnersWagner College Theatre Reveals 2015 Stanley Drama Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

The Wagner College Theatre has announced that the winner of this year's Stanley Drama Award is Bob Clyman of North Caldwell, N.J., for his play, 'The Good Bet.' (more...)

VIDEO: 'Heidi Chronicles' Star Elisabeth Moss Talks 'Mad Men' & More on LETTERMANVIDEO: 'Heidi Chronicles' Star Elisabeth Moss Talks 'Mad Men' & More on LETTERMAN
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Elisabeth Moss,who will soon star in the Broadway revival of the Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning Wendy Wasserstein play The Heidi Chronicles stopped by last night's DAVID LETTERMAN to talk about her final season of 'Mad Men' and much more. (more...)

Shirley Knight Set for Talkback After Texas State's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 2/20Shirley Knight Set for Talkback After Texas State's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE, 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Texas State University's Department of Theatre and Dance is presenting A Streetcar Named Desire, runing February 17-22, 2015. (more...)

Independent Theatre to Present Eugene O'Neill's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHTIndependent Theatre to Present Eugene O'Neill's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

After a highly successful 30th birthday year, which included productions of Athol Fugard's MASTER HAROLD' ... AND THE BOYS, as well as the Australian premieres of John Logan's PETER AND ALICE and Alexi Kaye Campbell's BRACKEN MOOR, Independent Theatre kicks off its 2015 season with one of the world's greatest plays - Eugene O'Neill's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT. (more...)

New Works by Jordan Harrison, Danai Gurira, Taylor Mac & More Make Up Playwrights Horizons' 2015-16 SeasonNew Works by Jordan Harrison, Danai Gurira, Taylor Mac & More Make Up Playwrights Horizons' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, has announced the six productions of its 2015/2016 Season. The six new works will be presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street. In season order, they will be: (more...)

Broadway's THE HEIDI CHRONICLES Offering One-Year Membership to MoMA with Ticket PurchaseBroadway's THE HEIDI CHRONICLES Offering One-Year Membership to MoMA with Ticket Purchase
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

In keeping with the spirit of art historian Heidi Holland and her adventurous journey through the remarkable decades of 60s, 70s, and 80s art and culture, producers have announced that the first Broadway revival of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Wendy Wasserstein play The Heidi Chronicles will offer a free one-year membership to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) with the purchase of two full price orchestra or front mezzanine tickets to any performance of The Heidi Chronicles through April 16. Tickets must be purchased on or before February 22. Those who are already MoMA members will receive a one-year extension on their membership. (more...)

VIDEO: A DELICATE BALANCE's Glenn Close Talks Return to Broadway on 'Late Night'VIDEO: A DELICATE BALANCE's Glenn Close Talks Return to Broadway on 'Late Night'
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Glenn Close stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS to talk about her return to Broadway in the hit play A DELICATE BALANCE. Watch clips from the appearance below! (more...)

Bill Irwin to Kick Off Philadelphia Theatre Company's New THEATRE MASTERS Series, 2/16Bill Irwin to Kick Off Philadelphia Theatre Company's New THEATRE MASTERS Series, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Tony Award-winning actor and clown Bill Irwin opens Philadelphia Theatre Company's new Theatre Masters Series on February 16 at 7:00 PM at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre (Broad and Lombard Streets). Irwin will be joined in his conversation by arts consultant and former Executive Director of the American Theatre Wing Howard Sherman. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company to Present FIFTH OF JULY, 4/17-5/17Aurora Theatre Company to Present FIFTH OF JULY, 4/17-5/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Lanford Wilson's "Talley Trilogy" continues on the Aurora Theatre Company main stage with FIFTH OF JULY. (more...)

Lisa D'Amour, Heidi Schreck & More Named Finalists for 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn PrizeLisa D'Amour, Heidi Schreck & More Named Finalists for 2015 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 12 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. Chosen from over 150 nominated plays, the Finalists are: (more...)

The Village Playwrights to Stage Readings of 8 Short Plays in 'TRIANGLES AND SQUARES', 2/11The Village Playwrights to Stage Readings of 8 Short Plays in 'TRIANGLES AND SQUARES', 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

The Village Playwrights will celebrate the Valentine's holiday with staged readings of 8 short plays about LGBTQ romance and relationships on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 8 PM at the LGBT Community Center in NYC. (more...)

Alice Ripley Performs Jangly Guitar-Accented 'Keyhole'Alice Ripley Performs Jangly Guitar-Accented 'Keyhole'
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 3, 2015

Alice Ripley performs a guitar-flecked ditty! (more...)

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