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VIDEO: Sean Hayes Counts Down The Final Days of AN ACT OF GOD's Second ComingVIDEO: Sean Hayes Counts Down The Final Days of AN ACT OF GOD's Second Coming
by Michael Dale - Aug 31, 2016

The second coming of David Javerbaum's hit comedy, AN ACT OF GOD, which first came to Broadway in May of 2015 with Jim Parsons in the title role, will be ending its blessed 14-week limited engagement at the Booth Theatre (222 West 45th Street) on Sunday, September 4th, and its Tony nominated and Emmy winning star Sean Hayes is counting down the remaining performances. (more...)

Lord Almighty! AN ACT OF GOD is LA-Bound, with Sean Hayes as GodLord Almighty! AN ACT OF GOD is LA-Bound, with Sean Hayes as God
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Producer Jeffrey Finn and Center Theatre Group announced today that Emmy winner Sean Hayes will play God in a limited six-week engagement of the new Broadway play AN ACT OF GOD at the CTG/Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, January 30 through March 13, 2016. The hit comedy arrives in Los Angeles after finishing a critically acclaimed Broadway run. (more...)

Teal Wicks & Carole Demas Join Carner & Gregor's 2015 BARELY LEGAL SHOW-TUNE EXTRAVAGANZATeal Wicks & Carole Demas Join Carner & Gregor's 2015 BARELY LEGAL SHOW-TUNE EXTRAVAGANZA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2015

Teal Wicks (Finding Neverland, Wicked) and Carole Demas (Grease, The Baker's Wife) will join host Natalie Weiss (Les Miserables, Everyday Rapture, 'American Idol') and the selected cast of musical theater writing team Sam Carner and Derek Gregor's 7th Annual 'Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza' in performance on Monday, August 17th at 7:30pm at New York's Monday, August 17th at 7:30pm at premier New York music venue (Le) Poisson Rouge, 158 Bleecker Street in Manhattan. (more...)

The New Detroit Public Theatre to Open This FallThe New Detroit Public Theatre to Open This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Two seasoned theatre professionals, one from New York and one a Detroit native, have joined forces to launch the Detroit Public Theatre (DPT). Detroit's newest performing arts institution will open in residence at the Max M. & Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center in October 2015. The inaugural season of Detroit Public Theatre opens with the Michigan Premiere of the dark comedy, American Hero by Bess Wohl, on October 30, 2015. The line up continues through May 2016 in the Robert A. and Maggie Allessee Rehearsal Hall at the Max with three more productions - including Dominique Morisseau's powerful and timely Detroit '67, and From Broadway to Obscurity, a musical journey by Eric Gutman, a homegrown artist and leading Broadway player. (more...)

AN ACT OF GOD, Starring Jim Parsons, Concludes Limited Engagement Tonight on BroadwayAN ACT OF GOD, Starring Jim Parsons, Concludes Limited Engagement Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2015

The new Broadway comedy An Act of God, starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons, began performances on May 7 and will close today, August 2, 2015, at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). (more...)

Carner & Gregor Set Cast for 7th Annual BARELY LEGAL SHOW-TUNE EXTRAVAGANZACarner & Gregor Set Cast for 7th Annual BARELY LEGAL SHOW-TUNE EXTRAVAGANZA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

Musical theater writing team Sam Carner and Derek Gregor announced the finalized cast for their upcoming 7th Annual Barely Legal Show-Tune Extravaganza.  (more...)

AN ACT OF GOD Recoups Broadway Investment!AN ACT OF GOD Recoups Broadway Investment!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Producer Jeffrey Finn announced today that the new Broadway comedy An Act of God starring Emmy and Golden Globe winner Jim Parsons recouped its $2.9 million capitalization in just 10 weeks. The critically acclaimed play is the first Broadway production of the 2015-16 season to recoup its initial investment. The strictly limited engagement will play through Sunday, August 2 at Broadway's Studio 54 (254 West 54 Street). (more...)

Jim Parsons Tries Out New Caitlyn Jenner Joke in Broadway's ACT OF GODJim Parsons Tries Out New Caitlyn Jenner Joke in Broadway's ACT OF GOD
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 5, 2015

At last night's performance, the actor tested out an updated version of a previous joke involving former Olympic athlete Bruce Jenner, now known as Caitlyn Jenner. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jim Parsons Opens Up About Returning to Broadway in AN ACT OF GOD on THE VIEWSTAGE TUBE: Jim Parsons Opens Up About Returning to Broadway in AN ACT OF GOD on THE VIEW
by Stage Tube - Jun 2, 2015

Jim Parsons, star of Broadway's An Act of God, appeared on today's THE VIEW on ABC. Check out the appearance below! Jim Parsons, star of Broadway's An Act of God, visited today's THE VIEW on ABC. Check out the appearance below! (more...)

DVR Alert: AN ACT OF GOD's Jim Parsons Visits ABC's 'The View' TodayDVR Alert: AN ACT OF GOD's Jim Parsons Visits ABC's 'The View' Today
by TV News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

ABC has announced that Jim Parsons, star of Broadway's AN ACT OF GOD, will appear on THE VIEW today, June 2nd. Author Judy Blume will also appear on the broadcast. (more...)

DVR Alert: AN ACT OF GOD's Jim Parsons to Visit ABC's 'The View', 6/2DVR Alert: AN ACT OF GOD's Jim Parsons to Visit ABC's 'The View', 6/2
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2015

ABC has announced that Jim Parsons, star of Broadway's AN ACT OF GOD, will appear on THE VIEW on Tuesday, June 2nd. Author Judy Blume will also appear on the broadcast. (more...)

AN ACT OF GOD, Starring Jim Parsons, Opens Tonight on BroadwayAN ACT OF GOD, Starring Jim Parsons, Opens Tonight on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

The new Broadway comedy An Act of God, starring Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Jim Parsons, began performances on May 7 and officially opens tonight, May 28, 2015 at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). (more...)

Jim Parsons Talks Playing 'God' in New Broadway PlayJim Parsons Talks Playing 'God' in New Broadway Play
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2015

Jim Parsons stopped by this morning's TODAY to talk about playing the title role in the new Broadway comedy AN ACT OF GOD. (more...)

Annette McLaughlin Joins Cast of MATILDA from Tonight, Aug 21Annette McLaughlin Joins Cast of MATILDA from Tonight, Aug 21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2012

Annette McLaughlin will join the company of Matilda as Mrs Wormwood from today, 21 August 2012. She will play alongside Haley Flaherty and Steve Furst, who have recently joined the Company as Miss Honey and Mr Wormwood. Josie Walker performed as Mrs Wormwood for the last time on Sunday 19 Augus (more...)

David Leonard Joins Cast of MATILDA from Today, July 3; Annette McLaughlin to Join Aug 21David Leonard Joins Cast of MATILDA from Today, July 3; Annette McLaughlin to Join Aug 21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2012

David Leonard will take over the role of Miss Trunchbull from today, 3 July 2012 and Annette McLaughlin will join the company as Mrs Wormwood from Tuesday 21 August 2012. They will play alongside Haley Flaherty and Steve Furst who have recently joined the Company as Miss Honey and Mr Wormwood. Bertie Carvel's last performance as Miss Trunchbull took place on Sunday 1 July and Josie Walker will perform as Mrs Wormwood for the last time on Sunday 19 August. (more...)

David Leonard & Annette McLaughlin to Join Cast of MATILDA this AugustDavid Leonard & Annette McLaughlin to Join Cast of MATILDA this August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2012

David Leonard will take over the role of Miss Trunchbull from Tuesday 3 July 2012 and Annette McLaughlin will join the company as Mrs Wormwood from Tuesday 21 August 2012. They will play alongside Haley Flaherty and Steve Furst who have recently joined the Company as Miss Honey and Mr Wormwood. Bertie Carvel's last performance as Miss Trunchbull will take place on Sunday 1 July and Josie Walker will perform as Mrs Wormwood for the last time on Sunday 19 August. (more...)

West End's MATILDA Extends Booking Through February 2013; Cast Changes AnnouncedWest End's MATILDA Extends Booking Through February 2013; Cast Changes Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

The Royal Shakespeare Company's world premiere production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical offers more tickets go on sale offering access to performances through until Sunday 17 February 2013. (more...)

West End's MATILDA to Open on Broadway Spring 2013?West End's MATILDA to Open on Broadway Spring 2013?
by Rialto Chatter - Feb 15, 2012

The show transfered to London's West End and opened November 24 to tremendous critical acclaim. Today, Michael Riedel reports in the New York Post that the show is now aiming to open on Broadway in the Spring of 2013, produced by the RSC themselves and overseen by Andre Ptaszynski, who formerly ran Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Really Useful Group. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Royal Shakespeare Company to Bring MATILDA to Broadway?Rialto Chatter: Royal Shakespeare Company to Bring MATILDA to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2012

Following a sensational sell-out season at The Courtyard Theatre, the RSC's production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL transfered to London's West End and opened November 24 to tremendous critical acclaim, and according to Whatsonstage, plans will soon be made concerning bringing the new musical to Broadway. RSC artistic director Michael Boyd announced at a press conference last week that the Mailda team will travel to New York at the end of January to discuss future Broadway plans. Additionally the RSC will 'retain "absolute control" over the production.' (more...)

MATILDA Now Booking Through October 2012!MATILDA Now Booking Through October 2012!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2011

Following a triumphant opening at the Cambridge Theatre, the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical has extended its booking period. Tickets are now on sale up to, and including, 21 October 2012. The new stage musical, which has captured the imagination of young and old alike, transferred to the West End on Tuesday 25 October 2011. (more...)

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