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Auditorium Theatre Adds of 'An Evening with the Roosevelts' & 'JBL Presents A.R. Rahman: The Intimate Concert Tour' to SeasonAuditorium Theatre Adds of 'An Evening with the Roosevelts' & 'JBL Presents A.R. Rahman: The Intimate Concert Tour' to Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Continuing its 125th Anniversary celebration, the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University adds two, one-night-only performances to its momentous season. (more...)

Tom Galantich & Duke LaFoon Join Cast of CLINTON THE MUSICAL Off-Broadway; Full Company Set!Tom Galantich & Duke LaFoon Join Cast of CLINTON THE MUSICAL Off-Broadway; Full Company Set!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

New York: Clinton The Musical has found its Bills. Yes, Bills plural - it takes two actors to play the larger than life 42nd President of The United States. Playing President 'WJ' Clinton is Tom Galantich (Tail! Spin!, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and Duke LaFoon (MONICA! The Musical, A Wonderful Life) will take on the role of 'Billy' Clinton. (more...)

FDR Four Freedoms Park Launches Educational WebsiteFDR Four Freedoms Park Launches Educational Website
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

Equivalent to more than 400 pages of written text, fdr4freedoms.org constitutes a comprehensive monograph on President Roosevelt's life and his influence on the most critical events of the 20th century - the Great Depression and World War II. Its features include: (more...)

MRS. ROOSEVELT FLIES TO LONDON Begins April 15 at King's Head TheatreMRS. ROOSEVELT FLIES TO LONDON Begins April 15 at King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

HINT OF LIME PRODUCTIONS, in association with The King's Head Theatre, presents MRS ROOSEVELT FLIES TO LONDON. Written and performed by ALISON SKILBECK, directed by LUCY SKILBECK. The show runs April 14 to May 9 at The King's Head Theatre. Press night April 15 at 7.00pm. (more...)

Westchester Comedian Brings His Act to Irvington on 4/11Westchester Comedian Brings His Act to Irvington on 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Fernbrook Productions will present Scott Horwitz (featuring Michael Sabath) in an evening of comedy and music for one night only on April 11th at Irvington Town Hall Theater at 8pm. Titled "Lost & Found", the show centers around Horwitz's observational humor. (more...)

BWW Previews: Music City Theatre Company's VAGINA MONOLOGUESBWW Previews: Music City Theatre Company's VAGINA MONOLOGUES
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 6, 2015

Bradley Moore and Elizabeth Turner direct a cast of Nashville actresses in The Vagina Monologues next week. Among the actresses featured in the cast are Susan Adkins, Heather Vaughn Alexander, McKenna Driver, Lisa Fults, Savannah Hall, Jessica Hausberger, Aubrey Iwan, Karen Kirby, Amie Lara, Julia Nettles, Terry Occhiogrosso, Sarah Shepherd, Memory Strong, Mindy Tolbert and Elizabeth Turner. Music City Theatre Company will present Eve Ensler's The Vagina Monologues at Vibe Entertainment Complex Thursday, February 12 through Saturday, February 14, with a 7:30 p.m. curtain each night. (more...)

Emmy Winner Judy Gold Joins CLINTON THE MUSICAL as 'Eleanor Roosevelt'Emmy Winner Judy Gold Joins CLINTON THE MUSICAL as 'Eleanor Roosevelt'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Emmy Award-winning actress and comedian Judy Gold will play the role of Eleanor Roosevelt in Clinton The Musical. She will join the previously announced Kerry Butler who has been tapped to play Hillary Rodham Clinton. (more...)

BWW Interview: Richard Thomas Ignites in Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOUBWW Interview: Richard Thomas Ignites in Broadway's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by Naomi Serviss - Feb 1, 2015

The veteran actor joins the kooky Sycamore family and reunites with James Earl Jones in the play that's made audiences howl since the 1930s . (more...)

Mark Bebbington Set for Central Synagogue's International Concerts Series, 2/4Mark Bebbington Set for Central Synagogue's International Concerts Series, 2/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Mark Bebbington has a knack for finding and bringing to the spotlight either lost or forgotten pieces by important musical personalities - having already premiered (and recorded) the Vaughan Williams Fantasy For Piano and Orchestra, a complete John Ireland CD cycle and the piano music of Mario Castelnuovo-Tadesco. Most recently he opened the American Symphony Orchestra's Carnegie Hall season with Richard Strauss's little-known left-had piano concerto, Parergon. That's in addition to all the expected Rach 2's and Griegs and Schumanns. But his latest discovery should hold particular fascination, especially for Londoners. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Comes to Feinstein's at the Nikko This WeekendTovah Feldshuh Comes to Feinstein's at the Nikko This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

Acclaimed Broadway, film and television star, Tovah Feldshuh - nominated six times for the Tony and Emmy Awards-brings to San Francisco for the first time, her award winning one-woman show, Tovah: Out of Her Mind! at Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - this weekend, December 13 (7 p.m.) and December 14 (7 p.m.). (more...)

Terry Baum to Star in Crackpot Crones' 'HICK: A LOVE STORY', 1/2-25Terry Baum to Star in Crackpot Crones' 'HICK: A LOVE STORY', 1/2-25
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

?The Crackpot Crones, known for their feminist theatrics, and Lilith Theater, a women's theatre company, are bringing Terry Baum's solo play to the Berkeley City Club. HICK: A Love Story had a sold-out and critically acclaimed run at the Eureka Theatre in SF (July 2014), and was nominated for a Theatre Bay Area Award for Best Solo Production. HICK: A Love Story, opens Jan. 2, 2015. HICK is written by Terry Baum with Pat Bond, performed by Terry Baum and directed by Carolyn Myers. It has a limited engagement of 19 performances (four weeks only) Jan. 2 - 25, 2014 -Thurs. and Fri. 8:00 pm /Sat. 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm / and Sun. 5:00 pm. The Berkeley City Club - 2315 Durant St. (Btw'n. Ellsworth & Dana Sts.) in Berkeley, CA 94704. (more...)

Met Guild Salutes Jessye Norman With BRAVA, JESSYE! Luncheon TodayMet Guild Salutes Jessye Norman With BRAVA, JESSYE! Luncheon Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Today, November 21, the Metropolitan Opera Guild's 80th Annual Luncheon presents 'Brava, Jessye!' to salute the legendary Jessye Norman, who recently wrote about her life in a memoir titled Stand Up Straight and Sing! (more...)

The Laguna Playhouse Welcomes Emmy Award-Winner Ed Asner as 'FDR', Now thru 11/23The Laguna Playhouse Welcomes Emmy Award-Winner Ed Asner as 'FDR', Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham are thrilled to present Ed Asner, recipient of seven Emmy Awards ('Mary Tyler Moore Show', 'Lou Grant') and 16 nominations, five Golden Globe Awards, and member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame, starring in the solo performance drama, FDR, based upon Dore Schary's Broadway hit 'Sunrise at Campobello', which ran 70 weeks on Broadway. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 12/13-14Tovah Feldshuh Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 12/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Acclaimed Broadway, film and television star, Tovah Feldshuh - nominated six times for the Tony and Emmy Awards-brings to San Francisco for the first time, her award winning one-woman show, Tovah: Out of Her Mind! at Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - December 13 (7 p.m.) and December 14 (7 p.m.). In Tovah: Out Of Her Mind!, Ms. Feldshuh will perform songs from Gershwin to Judy Collins as well as portray a gallery of hilarious characters 8 to 80 from socialite Muffy Brooke Asthma Alsop on Park Avenue to Grandma Ada in the Bronx. Tickets for Tovah Feldshuh range in price from $45-$60 and are available now by calling ?866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

The Laguna Playhouse presents Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner as 'FDR' 11/19-23The Laguna Playhouse presents Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner as 'FDR' 11/19-23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham are thrilled to present Ed Asner, recipient of seven Emmy Awards ('Mary Tyler Moore Show', 'Lou Grant') and 16 nominations, five Golden Globe Awards, and member of the TV Academy Hall of Fame, starring in the solo performance drama, FDR, based upon Dore Schary's Broadway hit 'Sunrise at Campobello', which ran 70 weeks on Broadway. (more...)

Kerry Butler, Alan Campbell and More Star in CLINTON: THE MUSICAL Industry Readings This WeekKerry Butler, Alan Campbell and More Star in CLINTON: THE MUSICAL Industry Readings This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

NYMF and Edinburgh Fringe hit CLINTON: THE MUSICAL is headed for two starry showcases in New York City this month, featuring Kerry Butler as Hillary and Alan Campbell as Bill. The industry presentations will take place today and tomorrow, November 6 and 7, directed by Dan Knechtges (Xanadu, Lysistrata Jones). (more...)

Kerry Butler, Alan Campbell and More to Star in CLINTON: THE MUSICAL Industry Readings Next MonthKerry Butler, Alan Campbell and More to Star in CLINTON: THE MUSICAL Industry Readings Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Deadline reports that NYMF and Edinburgh Fringe hit CLINTON: THE MUSICAL is headed for two starry showcases in New York City next month, featuring Kerry Butler as Hillary and Alan Campbell as Bill. The industry presentations will take place on November 6 and 7, directed by Dan Knechtges (Xanadu, Lysistrata Jones). (more...)

Tony Winner Marian Seldes Passes Away at 86Tony Winner Marian Seldes Passes Away at 86
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Tony-winner and premier actress of the American stage Marian Seldes, 86, died peacefully at her home today after an extended illness. Her brother Timothy Seldes made the announcement. (more...)

November and December at The National Portrait Gallery Includes Meet the Author, Portrait Story Days, and MoreNovember and December at The National Portrait Gallery Includes Meet the Author, Portrait Story Days, and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

National Portrait Gallery presents its November and December Calendar of Events, Programs and Exhibitions. All events are held at the National Portrait Gallery, located at Eighth and F streets, N.W., Washington, D.C., and are free unless otherwise noted. For information, call (202) 633-1000 or visit npg.si.edu. The National Portrait Gallery is open every day from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., except Dec. 25. (more...)

Review Roundup: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews!Review Roundup: YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Sep 28, 2014

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opens tonight, September 28, 2014, at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street), after 32 previews. The production is directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776) and will play a 19-week limited engagement. (more...)

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