Henry James News

Les Enfants Terribles to Bring ERNEST AND THE PALE MOON to TOM for Brighton Fringe, May 21-22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Following their acclaimed tour of The Trench, which played at TOM May 2013, award-winning Theatre Company, Les Enfants Terribles tour with their new show, Ernest and The Pale Moon, adapted for the stage with Pins and Needles Productions. (more...)

Lincoln Center Theater's THE CITY OF CONVERSATION Begins Previews Tonight, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Previews begin tonight, Thursday, April 10, for the Lincoln Center Theater production of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, a new play by Anthony Giardina, directed by Doug Hughes, at the Mitzi E. Newhouse (150 West 65th Street). Opening night is Monday, May 5. The cast includes John Aylward, Phillip James Brannon, Kristen Bush, Beth Dixon, Barbara Garrick, Jan Maxwell, Luke Niehaus, Kevin O'Rourke and Michael Simpson. (more...)

THE CITY OF CONVERSATION Begins Tonight at Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater will present THE CITY OF CONVERSATION by Anthony Giardina, directed by Doug Hughes, with previews beginning tonight, April 10. The show will open Monday, May 5 at 6:45 p.m. in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, 150 West 65th Street. (more...)

Lincoln Center Theater to Present THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, 4/10-6/22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater will present THE CITY OF CONVERSATION by Anthony Giardina, directed by Doug Hughes, with previews beginning Thursday, April 10. The show will open Monday, May 5 at 6:45 p.m. in the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater, 150 West 65th Street. (more...)

BWW Interviews: For Mezzo SUSAN GRAHAM, No Warhorses Need Apply
by Richard Sasanow - Mar 17, 2014

'I'm not a warhorse kind of singer,' mezzo Susan Graham states matter-of-factly. 'A. I'm a mezzo. B. I'm not a character mezzo. C. I'm not a contralto. The iconic opera repertoire for mezzos, Amneris (AIDA), Azucena (IL TROVATORE), even Eboli (DON CARLO)--those kinds of roles aren't my stock and trade because my voice sits high and has a different timbre.' Well, what then is her milieu? It's the likes of Handel, who composed several of the arias she has been singing this winter at the Met, as one of the stars of THE ENCHANTED ISLAND, a kind of Baroque 'jukebox opera.' But it's also Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING & I, which she is doing this June at the Chatelet in Paris. (more...)

Pontine Theatre Presents FAMILIAR FIELDS: THE COMMUNITY OF SARAH ORNE JEWETT, Now thru 3/16
by Diana Heisroth - Mar 13, 2014

Today, March 13 - 16, Pontine Theatre presents the final production of it's premiere Cafe-Lyceum Series. This program, FAMILIAR FIELDS: The Community of Sarah Orne Jewett, is based on the life and work of the 19th century South Berwick, Maine author. The presentation explores issues of community as reflected in Jewett's stories, and the ways in which her regional portraits speak about the essential New England character The presentation combines food, friends, and discussion along with excerpts from Pontine's original adaptation of Jewett's The Country of the Pointed Firs, and Dunnet Landing Stories. (more...)

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston Announces Cast and Creative for RICH GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

When sheltered Claudine meets starving artist Henry, she falls head over heels. But her mother, a tough-talking celebrity financial guru, has her doubts: Is Henry everything her daughter deserves or is he only after her money? Rich Girl, a modern day take on the classic play and film The Heiress, is a clever new comedy about women, men, mothers, and money but not necessarily in that order. (more...)

BWW Interview: Philly's Own Jennie Eisenhower
by Pati Buehler - Feb 28, 2014

The arts in Philadelphia continue to be fueled by some of the most talented versatile professional actors in the Delaware Valley. I was happy to literally catch up to one of the busiest leading ladies, Jennie Eisenhower, who will soon start rehearsals for her role as Elaine Harper at the Walnut Street Theater's upcoming production of Arsenic and Old Lace. (more...)

Jan Maxwell, John Aylward, Barbara Garrick & More to Star in Anthony Giardina's THE CITY OF CONVERSATION at Lincoln Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that John Aylward, Kristen Bush, Beth Dixon, Barbara Garrick, Jan Maxwell, Luke Niehaus, Kevin O'Rourke and Michael Simpson will be featured in its upcoming production of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, a new play by Anthony Giardina, directed by Doug Hughes. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION begins previews Thursday, April 10 and opens on Monday, May 5 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Additional casting for THE CITY OF CONVERSATION will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Costa Mesa - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/16/2014 for Costa Mesa (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Costa Mesa - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 09, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for Costa Mesa (more...)

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Plays South Coast Rep, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

A big hit with audiences during the 2006-07 season, James and the Giant Peach in 2014 will offer a memorable experience for new and returning playgoers as a part of SCR's Theatre for Young Audiences series. Casey Stangl, director of last season's Anastaisa Krupnik, returns to direct this adaptation by David Wood of the beloved children's book by Roald Dahl, James and the Giant Peach. The show runs tonight, Feb. 7-23 at South Coast Repertory on the Julianne Argyros Stage. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Costa Mesa - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 02, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Costa Mesa (more...)

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH to Play South Coast Rep, 2/7-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

A big hit with audiences during the 2006-07 season, James and the Giant Peach in 2014 will offer a memorable experience for new and returning playgoers as a part of SCR's Theatre for Young Audiences series. Casey Stangl, director of last season's Anastaisa Krupnik, returns to direct this adaptation by David Wood of the beloved children's book by Roald Dahl, James and the Giant Peach. The show runs Feb. 7-23 at South Coast Repertory on the Julianne Argyros Stage. (more...)

Palo Alto Players Presents THE HEIRESS, Now thru 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

After 64 years, Palo Alto Players is delighted to welcome The Heiress back to its stage. Inspired by the Henry James novel Washington Square, and written by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, this lush and epic drama is a story of wealth, class, and the true cost of love. Directed by Dennis Lickteig, The Heiress is truly timeless, winning Tony Awards in 1947 and 1995. It will run for 11 performances (tongiht, January 17-February 2, 2014) at the Lucie Stern Theater, located at 1305 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. (more...)

CAPTAIN PHILLIPS Scribes Among Finalists of 26th Annual USC Libraries Scripter Award
by Movies News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

The authors and screenwriters of five films from 2013 have been named finalists for the 26th-annual USC Libraries Scripter Award. (more...)

Palo Alto Players to Present THE HEIRESS, 1/17-2/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2014

After 64 years, Palo Alto Players is delighted to welcome The Heiress back to its stage. Inspired by the Henry James novel Washington Square, and written by Ruth and Augustus Goetz, this lush and epic drama is a story of wealth, class, and the true cost of love. Directed by Dennis Lickteig, The Heiress is truly timeless, winning Tony Awards in 1947 and 1995. It will run for 11 performances (January 17-February 2, 2014) at the Lucie Stern Theater, located at 1305 Middlefield Road in Palo Alto. (more...)

TRUDY AND MAX IN LOVE, REST and More South Coast Rep, Jan-April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

South Coast Repertory has announced its upcoming shows, January through April 2014. Details below! (more...)

Metropolitan Playhouse's Gilded Stage Festival to Run 1/13-26
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

Metropolitan Playhouse, Obie Award winner for exploring American culture through theater, hosts The Gilded Stage Festival, the theater's ninth annual Living Literature Festival of performances inspired by the lives and works of American writers and creators. The Festival is a collection of nine new works by artists and companies from near and far, taking their inspiration from the writings, causes, and lives that defined The Gilded Age. (Project descriptions and schedule follow.) (more...)

THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH and More Set for South Coast Rep, Now thru March 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 25, 2013

South Coast Repertory has announced its upcoming shows and events, December 2013-March 2014. Details below! (more...)

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