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First Poster For AMERICAN BUFFALO With Damian Lewis & John Goodman UnveiledFirst Poster For AMERICAN BUFFALO With Damian Lewis & John Goodman Unveiled
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 5, 2015

A first look at the new West End production of an American classic! (more...)

MCC Theater Rounds Out 2015-16 Season with Halley Feiffer's 'A FUNNY THING...'MCC Theater Rounds Out 2015-16 Season with Halley Feiffer's 'A FUNNY THING...'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

MCC THEATER has announced the final production of its four-show 2015-16 Main Stage Season, which runs August 2015 through June 2016. Playwright Halley Feiffer (I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard) will make her MCC Theater debut with her play A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center of New York City. Trip Cullman returns to direct after helming this season's critically acclaimed hit Punk Rock. Full details below. This also marks the reunion of Feiffer and Cullman following their hit production of I'm Gonna Pray For You So Hard at the Atlantic Theater Company in early 2015. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse to Continue Sandbox Series with IN A WORDSan Francisco Playhouse to Continue Sandbox Series with IN A WORD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2015

San Francisco Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) continues its sixth season of the Sandbox Series of new plays with the National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of Lauren Yee's in a word. Giovanna Sardelli will direct. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Announces 2015 MENTOR PROJECT Line-Up; PEERLESS Begins TonightCherry Lane Theatre Announces 2015 MENTOR PROJECT Line-Up; PEERLESS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Cherry Lane Theatre announced the 2015 line-up today for the Obie Award-winning Mentor Project's 17th season, the corner stone of Cherry Lane Theatre's development programs. (more...)

Tony Winner Phylicia Rashad to Serve as Master Teacher for 2015 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship ProgramTony Winner Phylicia Rashad to Serve as Master Teacher for 2015 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Ten Chimneys Foundation has announced Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad will serve as the Master Teacher for the 2015 Lunt-Fontanne Fellowship Program, a national program to serve the future of American theatre. (more...)

PTC to Present Staged Reading of SLOW FOOD by Wendy MacLeod, 3/6-7PTC to Present Staged Reading of SLOW FOOD by Wendy MacLeod, 3/6-7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Pioneer Theatre Company presents Slow Food, the second installment of PTC's new play reading series, called Play-By-Play. Slow Food by Wendy MacLeod runs March 6 and 7, 2015. Director Julie Kramer (True Art, Play-By-Play 2014) returns to directs the production. (more...)

Jess Goldstein, Douglas W. Schmidt & More to Receive 2015 TDF/Irene Sharaff AwardsJess Goldstein, Douglas W. Schmidt & More to Receive 2015 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Tony Award-winning costume designer, JESS GOLDSTEIN (currently represented on Broadway with Jersey Boys and On the Town), and scenic designer DOUGLAS W. SCHMIDT are among the 2015 TDF/Irene Sharaff Awards recipients. The awards will be presented at a ceremony on Friday, May 1, at 6:30pm, at the Hudson Theatre (145 West 44th Street). Mr. Goldstein was selected to receive the 2015 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design and Mr. Schmidt will receive the Robert L.B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. (more...)

Chicago Dramatists to Open Season with World Premiere of THE MECCA TALES, 3/13-4/12Chicago Dramatists to Open Season with World Premiere of THE MECCA TALES, 3/13-4/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

After taking a one-year hiatus from production, Chicago Dramatists is officially launching its new season with the highly-anticipated world premiere of The Mecca Tales written by Resident Playwright Rohina Malik and directed by Associate Artistic Director Rachel Edwards Harvith. The production, which was developed in conjunction with the Goodman Theatre, is running March 13 to April 12 at Chicago Dramatists (1105 W. Chicago Avenue) with previews March 5, 6, 7 and 12. Press nights are March 13 and 14 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: ON GOLDEN POND Celebrates Opening at Theatre at the CenterPhoto Flash: ON GOLDEN POND Celebrates Opening at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Considered one of the Midwest's leading, professional equity theaters that presents both regional and world premieres featuring the area's finest artists, Theatre at the Center kicks off its 25th Anniversary 2015 season with the beloved classic, Ernest Thompson's ON GOLDEN POND. The touching, funny, and warmly insightful story, which went from a Tony Award-winning play on Broadway to an Oscar winning film starring Katharine Hepburn, Henry Fonda and Jane Fonda, runs now through March 29, with a press opening on Sunday, March 1. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Pegasus Theatre Chicago to Offer Sneak Peek of GHOST GARDENS, 3/8Pegasus Theatre Chicago to Offer Sneak Peek of GHOST GARDENS, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Spring 2015 is a time of creative preparation for Pegasus Theatre Chicago. In anticipation of the World Premiere of 'Ghost Gardens', Pegasus is presenting a sneak peek event on Sunday, March 8 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Ancien Cycles, 688 N. Milwaukee Ave. (more...)

PARKS & REC's Nick Offerman to Star in Off-Off Broadway DramaPARKS & REC's Nick Offerman to Star in Off-Off Broadway Drama
by TV News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Nick Offerman is set to star in an off off Broadway play version of CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES, an adaptation of John Kennedy Toole popular novel. (more...)

Nick Offerman to Lead World Premiere of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in BostonNick Offerman to Lead World Premiere of A CONFEDERACY OF DUNCES in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Huntington Theatre Company, the 2013 recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award and Boston magazine's Best Theatre of 2013 and 2014, announced today the world premiere production of A Confederacy of Dunces, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher from the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by John Kennedy Toole, directed by David Esbjornson (Guess Who's Coming to Dinner and All My Sons) and featuring Nick Offerman of NBC's "Parks and Recreation." Performances will run November 11 - December 13, 2015 at the Huntington's mainstage, the BU Theatre. (more...)

Diane Lane and Tony Shalhoub Star in LCT's THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX, Opening TonightDiane Lane and Tony Shalhoub Star in LCT's THE MYSTERY OF LOVE AND SEX, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater welcomes Mamoudou Athie, Diane Lane, Gayle Rankin, and Tony Shalhoub in its production of The Mystery of Love and Sex, a new play by Bathsheba Doran. The production, which is directed by Sam Gold, began previews on February 5 and opens tonight, March 2, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). (more...)

16th Street Theatre Presents GRAVEYARD EMPIRES16th Street Theatre Presents GRAVEYARD EMPIRES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2015

16th Street Theater is proud to present the world premiere of GRAVEYARD OF EMPIRES written by ELAINE ROMERO and directed by KEVIN CHRISTOPHER FOX March 26 - May 2, 2015 at North Berwyn Park District's 16th Street Theater, 6420 16th Street in Berwyn, with a press opening on Thursday, April 2 @ 7:30 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- ON GOLDEN POND at Theatre at the CenterPhoto Flash: First Look- ON GOLDEN POND at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Considered one of the Midwest's leading, professional equity theaters that presents both regional and world premieres featuring the area's finest artists, Theatre at the Center kicks off its 25th Anniversary 2015 season with the beloved classic, Ernest Thompson's ON GOLDEN POND. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the show below! (more...)

Theatre at the Center Presents ON GOLDEN POND, Thru 3/29Theatre at the Center Presents ON GOLDEN POND, Thru 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

Considered one of the Midwest's leading, professional equity theaters that presents both regional and world premieres featuring the area's finest artists, Theatre at the Center kicks off its 25th Anniversary 2015 season with the beloved classic, Ernest Thompson's ON GOLDEN POND. (more...)

Stephen Spinella, Penelope Allen & More Join Peter Sarsgaard in CSC's HAMLET; Full Cast Announced!Stephen Spinella, Penelope Allen & More Join Peter Sarsgaard in CSC's HAMLET; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Classic Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Brian Kulick, Managing Director Jeff Griffin and Executive Director Greg Reiner, announced complete casting today for their upcoming production of William Shakespeare's HAMLET, starring acclaimed actor Peter Sarsgaard as Hamlet, and directed by Austin Pendleton. (more...)

August Wilson Monologue Competition Finals Set for the Goodman on March 10August Wilson Monologue Competition Finals Set for the Goodman on March 10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Twenty Chicago high school students will perform in the August Wilson Monologue Competition Finals on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 6:00 pm at the Goodman Theatre, 170 N. Dearborn St. for a chance to represent Chicago in the National Competition in New York City. Esteemed judges for the Chicago finals will include Ron OJ Parson and August Wilson's daughter Sakina Ansari Wilson, as well as two judges yet to be announced. (more...)

Amy Kim Waschke to Lead THE WHITE SNAKE, Directed by Mary Zimmerman at The Old GlobeAmy Kim Waschke to Lead THE WHITE SNAKE, Directed by Mary Zimmerman at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

The Old Globe is delighted to welcome one of the true geniuses of the American theatre, Tony Award winner Mary Zimmerman, who makes her long-awaited San Diego directing debut with an enchanting theatrical spectacle with live music and sumptuous visuals, The White Snake, continuing the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities as part of the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration. The Southern California Premiere of The White Snake, written and directed by Zimmerman, will run March 21 through April 26 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run March 21 through 25. Opening night is Thursday, March 26 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)

Extensive New Look At MTC's THE WORLD OF EXTREME HAPPINESSExtensive New Look At MTC's THE WORLD OF EXTREME HAPPINESS
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 25, 2015

A fresh montage of clips from THE WORLD OF EXTREME HAPPINESS! (more...)

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