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A CHRISTMAS CAROL Runs 11/28-12/21 at Houston Family Arts CenterA CHRISTMAS CAROL Runs 11/28-12/21 at Houston Family Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

Nineteenth-century London comes to life when Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit, and, of course, Ebenezer Scrooge take you on a fantastical journey through Christmas Past, Present, and Future. Scrooge's story of redemption remains as powerful and uplifting as ever. Adapted for the stage by Joseph Hanreddy and Edward Morgan, A CHRISTMAS CAROL runs November 28 - December 21 at Houston Family Arts Center. (more...)

OFF-BROADWAY ORAL HISTORY PROJECT Launches at Primary StagesOFF-BROADWAY ORAL HISTORY PROJECT Launches at Primary Stages
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Primary Stages has launched the Primary Stages Off-Broadway Oral History Project, a new endeavor to capture the oral history of the New York Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway theatre movement through the first-hand accounts of the pioneers who created it. (more...)

Kaufman and Hart - The Works of Broadway's Legendary DuoKaufman and Hart - The Works of Broadway's Legendary Duo
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 28, 2014

This season's revival of George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's Pulitzer Prize-winning play YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU opens on Broadway tonight, and in honor of the playwriting pair's long list of contributions to the theatre, we've rounded up some of their most notable works. Scroll down to learn more about the duo's canon! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for MTV's New Drama Series FINDING CARTERVIDEO: First Look - Trailer for MTV's New Drama Series FINDING CARTER
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Building upon previous successes, MTV will premiere the first fifteen minutes of its newest scripted drama series, 'Finding Carter' on the MTV App ahead of the July 8th premiere at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

James Earl Jones to Star in Scott Ellis-Helmed YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Broadway; Opens 9/28James Earl Jones to Star in Scott Ellis-Helmed YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU on Broadway; Opens 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

According to the New York Times, James Earl Jones will return to Broadway later this year- this time in the Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy You Can't Take It With You. The play will open at a Shubert theatre on September 28, 2014, with previews beginning in August. Scott Ellis is set to direct the revival. (more...)

James Earl Jones to Star in Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU This Fall?James Earl Jones to Star in Broadway Revival of YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU This Fall?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Showbiz411 writes that James Earl Jones will likely appear on Broadway this fall in a revival of Kaufman and Hart's YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU, directed by Michael Wilson. (more...)

ESP's Reading, MORNING'S AT SEVEN, Set for TodayESP's Reading, MORNING'S AT SEVEN, Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

ESP presents the great American comedy by the otherwise unjustly forgotten Paul Osborn, Morning's at Seven. Originally produced on Broadway in 1939, and set the year before, it ran only 44 performances, even though directed by the young tyro Joshua Logan. It wasn't until 1980 that the play was widely produced, after enjoying a major Broadway revival directed by Vivian Matalon. This production starred - as the four sisters at the center of the story - Nancy Marchand, Maureen O'Sullivan, Elizabeth Wilson, and Teresa Wright. The revival ran 564 performances, and was later televised by Showtime and PBS, and suddenly people remembered Paul Osborn. (more...)

ESP's Next Reading, MORNING'S AT SEVEN, Set for 11/11ESP's Next Reading, MORNING'S AT SEVEN, Set for 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

ESP presents the great American comedy by the otherwise unjustly forgotten Paul Osborn, Morning's at Seven. Originally produced on Broadway in 1939, and set the year before, it ran only 44 performances, even though directed by the young tyro Joshua Logan. It wasn't until 1980 that the play was widely produced, after enjoying a major Broadway revival directed by Vivian Matalon. This production starred - as the four sisters at the center of the story - Nancy Marchand, Maureen O'Sullivan, Elizabeth Wilson, and Teresa Wright. The revival ran 564 performances, and was later televised by Showtime and PBS, and suddenly people remembered Paul Osborn. (more...)

HYDE PARK ON HUDSON Coming to DVD & On Demand 4/9HYDE PARK ON HUDSON Coming to DVD & On Demand 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2013

Focus Features' Hyde Park on Hudson is available on Blu-ray Combo Pack with UltraViolet, on DVD and On Demand on April 9, 2013, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment; and is available on Digital Download beginning March 26, 2013. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Ballet's Greatest Hits: YAGP GalaBWW Reviews: Ballet's Greatest Hits: YAGP Gala
by Barnett Serchuk - Apr 3, 2013

I recently attended a performance of La Bayadere. The dancing was excellent, but the music by Ludwig Minkus was excruciating. I realize that it has a jump, a bounce, danceable adagio notes, but after three hours of listening to it my head was spinning. I went home intending to wash Minkus out of both my hair and brain by listening to every note that Shostakovich and Prokofiev ever wrote. If I want to hear music, let's not settle for anything less than best and, many times, the brilliant. (more...)

HYDE PARK ON HUDSON Coming to DVD & On Demand 4/9HYDE PARK ON HUDSON Coming to DVD & On Demand 4/9
by Movies News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Focus Features' Hyde Park on Hudson is available on Blu-ray Combo Pack with UltraViolet, on DVD and On Demand on April 9, 2013, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment; and is available on Digital Download beginning March 26, 2013. (more...)

Photo Coverage: PICNIC's Opening Night Theatre ArrivalsPhoto Coverage: PICNIC's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Jan 14, 2013

William Inge's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Picnic returns to Broadway in a striking new production helmed by acclaimed director Sam Gold (Roundabout's Look Back in Anger, Seminar). Academy Award winner Ellen Burstyn stars alongside theatre veterans Reed Birney (The Dream of the Burning Boy) and Elizabeth Marvel (Other Desert Cities), rising stars Maggie Grace ('Lost') and Sebastian Stan ('Gossip Girl'), Emmy Award winner Mare Winningham (recently seen in Tribes), Madeleine Martin (August: Osage County) and Ben Rappaport (Hope Springs). BroadwayWorld was there last night for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out full coverage from the star-studded arrivals below! (more...)

BWW's Top Wichita Theatre Stories of 2012BWW's Top Wichita Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Wichita in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

Video Feature: Inside the Bill Murray-Led HYDE PARK ON THE HUDSONVideo Feature: Inside the Bill Murray-Led HYDE PARK ON THE HUDSON
by Movies News Desk - Dec 13, 2012

Check out a new behind the scenes feature for Hyde Park on the Hudson as Academy Award nominees Bill Murray and Laura Linney star in a historical tale that uniquely explores the all-too-human side of one of history's iconic leaders. Blending literate wit and drama, Hyde Park on Hudson is directed by Roger Michell from a screenplay by Richard Nelson. (more...)

Tony Winner Dick Latessa to Chair CANY's New Honorary Broadway BoardTony Winner Dick Latessa to Chair CANY's New Honorary Broadway Board
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2012

Tony Award-Winner Dick Latessa, former Board Chair for Creative Alternatives of New York (CANY), a not-for-profit that uses drama therapy to help New York's most vulnerable children and adults has helped CANY assemble an Honorary Broadway Board. The ten inaugural members have been supporters of CANY, often giving their time and talent to annual fund-raising efforts. Several members have been honored at past CANY Galas and continue their support of CANY's mission by providing professional expertise as the organization expands its services to reach more children and adults than ever before. (more...)

Maxwell Caulfield Co-Stars with Rachel Sorsa in HELEN at Getty Villa, 9/6-29Maxwell Caulfield Co-Stars with Rachel Sorsa in HELEN at Getty Villa, 9/6-29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

The Getty Museum and Playwrights' Arena in Los Angeles is pleased to offer Euripides' Helen, the seventh annual outdoor theatrical production in the Getty Villa's Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater. Presenting a surprising twist on the legend of Helen of Troy, Euripides' rarely performed Helen will feature a cast of thirteen led by distinguished actor Maxwell Caulfield as Menelaos, King of Sparta, and Rachel Sorsa as Helen. Directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera, artistic director of Los Angeles-based Playwrights' Arena, this production debuts a new adaptation by playwright Nick Salamone and a score by composer and musical director David O. (more...)

Maxwell Caulfield Co-Stars with Rachel Sorsa in HELEN at Getty Villa, Now thru 9/29Maxwell Caulfield Co-Stars with Rachel Sorsa in HELEN at Getty Villa, Now thru 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

The Getty Museum and Playwrights' Arena in Los Angeles is pleased to offer Euripides' Helen, the seventh annual outdoor theatrical production in the Getty Villa's Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater. Presenting a surprising twist on the legend of Helen of Troy, Euripides' rarely performed Helen will feature a cast of thirteen led by distinguished actor Maxwell Caulfield as Menelaos, King of Sparta, and Rachel Sorsa as Helen. Directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera, artistic director of Los Angeles-based Playwrights' Arena, this production debuts a new adaptation by playwright Nick Salamone and a score by composer and musical director David O. (more...)

Maxwell Caulfield Co-Stars with Rachel Sorsa in HELEN at Getty Villa, 9/6-29Maxwell Caulfield Co-Stars with Rachel Sorsa in HELEN at Getty Villa, 9/6-29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2012

The Getty Museum and Playwrights' Arena in Los Angeles is pleased to offer Euripides' Helen, the seventh annual outdoor theatrical production in the Getty Villa's Barbara and Lawrence Fleischman Theater. Presenting a surprising twist on the legend of Helen of Troy, Euripides' rarely performed Helen will feature a cast of thirteen led by distinguished actor Maxwell Caulfield as Menelaos, King of Sparta, and Rachel Sorsa as Helen. Directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera, artistic director of Los Angeles-based Playwrights' Arena, this production debuts a new adaptation by playwright Nick Salamone and a score by composer and musical director David O. (more...)

Circle in the Square's Theodore Mann to Be Remembered with New Tribute PageCircle in the Square's Theodore Mann to Be Remembered with New Tribute Page
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2012

As a special homage to Theodore Mann, Circle in the Square's co-founder, artistic director, and co-producer who passed away on February 24th of this year, Circle in the Square Theatre School is inviting the theater-going public, the theater community and those who worked with him to share their remembrances of Mann and the over 175 productions that he with Jose Quintero, and later with Paul Libin brought to the stage. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Maureen Anderman Talks THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING & Getting into a New HabitBWW Interviews: Maureen Anderman Talks THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING & Getting into a New Habit
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Jun 12, 2012

After touring in Richard III with Kevin Spacey in The Bridge Project, an ambitious transatlantic endeavor between The Old Vic, Brooklyn Academy of Music and Neal Street Productions, Maureen Anderman returns to the Westport Country Playhouse in the upcoming production of The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion's play based on her National Book Award winning memoir of the same name. (more...)

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