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Alice Ripley Posts New JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Inspired 'Answer To Haterz'Alice Ripley Posts New JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Inspired 'Answer To Haterz'
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 22, 2014

Alice Ripley covers JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR! (more...)

Tangent Theatre Sets Final Selections for 2014 NEWvember Festival, Running 11/6-9Tangent Theatre Sets Final Selections for 2014 NEWvember Festival, Running 11/6-9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Tangent Theatre Company, in co-production with AboutFACE Ireland, announce the selected plays to be featured in their 4th NEWvember New Plays Festival (Nov. 6-9) -- a showcase of original plays by promising playwrights to be read at the Carpenter Shop Theater, their 50-seat space in the center of Tivoli village. (more...)

Rehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes CastRehearsals Start Tomorrow for POCATELLO at Playwrights Horizons; Crystal Finn Completes Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Rehearsals begin tomorrow, Tuesday, October 21 for the Playwrights Horizons production of POCATELLO, the world premiere of a new play by Obie, Drama Desk and Lortel awards winner and 2014 MacArthur Foundation 'Genius' grantee Samuel D. Hunter (The Whale at PH, The Few, A Bright New Boise). Directed by Davis McCallum (The Whale at PH, The Few, London Wall, A Bright New Boise, Water by the Spoonful), the play will be the third production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/20/14 - A DELICATE BALANCE, BILLY & RAY, HERE LIES LOVE's New 'Imelda' and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/20/14 - A DELICATE BALANCE, BILLY & RAY, HERE LIES LOVE's New 'Imelda' and More!
by Jessica Showers - Oct 20, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE begins on Broadway, BILLY & RAY and 'BROWNSVILLE SONG' open off-Broadway, HERE LIES LOVE welcomes a new 'Imelda' and more! (more...)

BILLY & RAY, With Vincent Kartheiser and Larry Pine, Opens Off-Broadway TonightBILLY & RAY, With Vincent Kartheiser and Larry Pine, Opens Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

'Mad Men' star Vincent Kartheiser and Broadway's Larry Pine (CASA VALENTINA) play Billy Wilder and Raymond Chandler, respectively, in BILLY & RAY, Mike Bencivenga's new play -- directed by the legendary director/writer/producer Garry Marshall -- being given its NY premiere this fall at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.), with an official opening tonight, October 20, 2014. (more...)

Albee's A DELICATE BALANCE, Starring Glenn Close and John Lithgow, Begins Previews TonightAlbee's A DELICATE BALANCE, Starring Glenn Close and John Lithgow, Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Glenn Close, John Lithgow, Lindsay Duncan, Bob Balaban, Clare Higgins, and Martha Plimpton star in a new Broadway production of Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance this fall at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street). The production, which will be directed by Pam MacKinnon, begins previews tonight, October 20 and plays an 18-week limited engagement through Sunday, February 22, 2015. Opening night is Thursday, November 20. (more...)

POONIE'S Cabaret Presents World AIDS Day Performance of Dudley Saunders' IN THESE BOXES, 11/30POONIE'S Cabaret Presents World AIDS Day Performance of Dudley Saunders' IN THESE BOXES, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2014

Dudley Saunders' IN THESE BOXES is an uncommon - and uncanny - mix of live music, transmedia, and video art that explores the human need to keep the dead from disappearing by holding on to their things. For the Chicago premiere of the show, Dudley asks the local community to contribute photos of objects they have inherited from loved ones and can't let go. He will incorporate these local images into the performance at Links Hall, 3111 N. Western Ave.,Chicago, IL, 60618 on Sunday, November 30 at 7PM. (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse to Continue 2014-2015 Season with BODY AWARENESS, 10/29-11/16Gulfshore Playhouse to Continue 2014-2015 Season with BODY AWARENESS, 10/29-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Gulfshore Playhouse will continue their 2014-2015 season with Body Awareness by Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Annie Baker, playing November 1st through 16th, with $30 preview performances on October 29th and 30th. (more...)

GRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights HorizonsGRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Previews begin tomorrow, Friday, October 17 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. It follows the critically-acclaimed Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Robert O'Hara, which concludes its extended run this Sunday evening on the Mainstage. (more...)

Bernadette Peters, Patti LuPone & More to Honor Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch at Special TributeBernadette Peters, Patti LuPone & More to Honor Broadway Legend Elaine Stritch at Special Tribute
by TV News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

EVERYBODY, RISE! A CELEBRATION OF ELAINE STRITCH, an all-star tribute to the life and career of the legendary actress, constructed by George C. Wolfe, will be held on Monday, November 17th (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Conor McPherson's THE DANCE OF DEATH at A Noise WithinPhoto Flash: First Look at Conor McPherson's THE DANCE OF DEATH at A Noise Within
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, continues its 2014-2015 REVOLUTIONary season with The Dance of Death by August Strindberg in a new adaptation by Irish playwright Conor McPherson, which opens this Saturday, October 18, and runs through Sunday, November 23, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Arena Stage to Honor Sheldon Harnick and Sen. Tim Kaine at FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opening, 11/12Arena Stage to Honor Sheldon Harnick and Sen. Tim Kaine at FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opening, 11/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

As part of the opening night celebration for Fiddler on the Roof, the iconic musical that has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide for the past 50 years, Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to lyricist Sheldon Harnick and the American Voice Award to Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) on Wednesday, November 12, 2014. (more...)

Angela Lansbury Tributes Marian Seldes in TIMEAngela Lansbury Tributes Marian Seldes in TIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

The Oct 20 issue of TIME will feature Angela Lansbury's touching tribute to Tony winner Marian Seldes, who passed away on October 6 at the age of 86. (more...)

WaterTower Theatre Sets Directors for 2014-15 SeasonWaterTower Theatre Sets Directors for 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced the directors for the remainder of the Company's 2014-2015 Main Stage season at the Addison Theatre Centre. (more...)

Kevin Spacey Praises His Inspirational Acting Teacher, Marian SeldesKevin Spacey Praises His Inspirational Acting Teacher, Marian Seldes
by Movies News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

In today's New York Post, Michael Riedel turns his column over to Oscar-winning actor Kevin Spacey, who in 1979, was a student of Ms. Seldes at the Juilliard School of Drama. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Remembering Marian SeldesTHEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Remembering Marian Seldes
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 9, 2014

Today we are shinning a solo spotlight on one of the most revered actors of our age in her death at the age of 86 earlier this week, Marian Seldes. (more...)

BROADWAY BOUND! Glenn Close & Rose Byrne Go From DAMAGES To Broadway In 2015BROADWAY BOUND! Glenn Close & Rose Byrne Go From DAMAGES To Broadway In 2015
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 8, 2014

Today we kick off a new spotlight series on the stars, shows and special events bringing together the worlds of stage and screen as they happen, highlighted by copious clips and pertinent information on the particularly property - BROADWAY BOUND! For the first entry in this new series, we shine a light on the headliners of highly-praised recent drama series DAMAGES who both will be appearing on the Great White Way this season in hotly anticipated revivals of classic plays - Glenn Close and Rose Byrne! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Rick McKay Tribute Broadway Legend Marian SeldesSTAGE TUBE: Rick McKay Tribute Broadway Legend Marian Seldes
by Stage Tube - Oct 8, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Tony winner and premier actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, 86, died peacefully at her home Monday after an extended illness. Her brother Timothy Seldes made the announcement. Below, watch a special tribute to Seldes as complied by Rick McKay as a part of the Broadway: The Golden Age Film Trilogy. (more...)

A Noise Within Continues Season with THE DANCE OF DEATH 10/12-11/22A Noise Within Continues Season with THE DANCE OF DEATH 10/12-11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

A Noise Within (ANW), the acclaimed classical repertory theatre company, continues its 2014-2015 REVOLUTIONary season with The Dance of Death by August Strindberg in a new adaptation by Irish playwright Conor McPherson, which opens on Saturday, October 18and runs through Sunday, November 23, 2014. Directed by Geoff Elliott and Julia Rodriguez-Elliott, this is the West Coast premiere of the new McPherson adaptation, which had its U.S. premiere earlier this year in Chicago. In 2007, Ben Brantley of the New York Times called McPherson "quite possibly the finest playwright of his generation." The cast features Geoff Elliott* as Edgar, Susan Angelo* as Alice, and Eric Curtis Johnson* as Kurt.* Denotes member of Actors' Equity (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Marian SeldesPhoto Flash: Remembering Marian Seldes
by Walter McBride - Oct 8, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, Tony winner and premier actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, 86, died peacefully at her home Monday after an extended illness. Her brother Timothy Seldes made the announcement. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the legend with a selection of photos from throughout her life. (more...)

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