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Tony Winner Darko Tresnjak Extends Stay as Artistic Director of Hartford StageTony Winner Darko Tresnjak Extends Stay as Artistic Director of Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Sue Ann Collins, president of the Board of Directors of Hartford Stage, announced today that Darko Tresnjak, artistic director since 2012, has extended his contract through June 2019. (more...)

VIDEO: John Goodman Talks THE FRONT PAGE & More on 'Tonight'VIDEO: John Goodman Talks THE FRONT PAGE & More on 'Tonight'
by - Nov 29, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, guest John Goodman chatted about a front-row audience member who bought three seats then fell asleep at his Broadway show THE FRONT PAGE. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

BWW Review: GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Brings New Balance to Love & Murder on TourBWW Review: GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Brings New Balance to Love & Murder on Tour
by Perry Tannenbaum - Nov 25, 2016

With such a fine set of frontliners behind him, John Rapson may not be a dominant as Jefferson Mays was on Broadway, but the touring show comes off as more balanced, the LOVE and MURDER more equally weighted. (more...)

UC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance, La Jolla Playhouse Lay Off Entire Joint Theatre StaffUC San Diego Department of Theatre and Dance, La Jolla Playhouse Lay Off Entire Joint Theatre Staff
by Jessica Khan - Nov 23, 2016

Holiday layoffs are causing a stir at two San Diego institutions. (more...)

The Shakespeare Theatre Presents Holiday A Holiday Classic For Its 2016 Season FinaleThe Shakespeare Theatre Presents Holiday A Holiday Classic For Its 2016 Season Finale
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey rings in the holiday season with a timeless production of A Child's Christmas in Wales, based on the classic story by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas and adapted for the stage by Jeremy Brooks and Adrian Mitchell. The festive show is being revived for the first time since it last appeared on the STNJ stage in 2003, featuring Greg Jackson in the role of Dylan Thomas. Performances begin November 30 and run through January 1 at the F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre, 36 Madison Avenue in Madison. Tickets to this musical celebration can be purchased by calling the Box Office 973-408-5600 or online at ShakespeareNJ.org.   (more...)

VIDEO: John Goodman Talks Broadway's THE FRONT PAGE on 'Late Night'VIDEO: John Goodman Talks Broadway's THE FRONT PAGE on 'Late Night'
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest John Goodman talked to Seth about his acting history with his FRONT PAGE co-star Nathan Lane and John Slattery. (more...)

VIDEO: Nathan Lane Talks Trump TV and Broadway's THE FRONT PAGEVIDEO: Nathan Lane Talks Trump TV and Broadway's THE FRONT PAGE
by TV News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Nathan Lane stopped by to talk about awkward encounters he has in New York on Halloween and his Broadway revival THE FRONT PAGE. Later, the Tony winner reveals the potential programming lineup for Donald Trump's rumored television network. (more...)

VIDEO: THE FRONT PAGE's John Slattery, Nathan Lane & John Goodman Visit 'The View'VIDEO: THE FRONT PAGE's John Slattery, Nathan Lane & John Goodman Visit 'The View'
by TV News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

 THE FRONT PAGE's John Slattery, Nathan Lane and John Goodman stopped by today's THE VIEW to talk about the Broadway revival of the classic comedy. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE FRONT PAGEPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of THE FRONT PAGE
by Walter McBride - Oct 24, 2016

The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1928 comedy set in the world of the Chicago newspaper business, just had its official opening last week at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE FRONT PAGE Company Takes Opening Night Bows!Photo Coverage: THE FRONT PAGE Company Takes Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - Oct 21, 2016

The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1928 comedy set in the world of the Chicago newspaper business, just had its official opening performance at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44th Street). BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

BWW Review: Nathan Lane and John Slattery Lead A Raucously Funny Revival Of THE FRONT PAGEBWW Review: Nathan Lane and John Slattery Lead A Raucously Funny Revival Of THE FRONT PAGE
by Michael Dale - Oct 21, 2016

Bright bursts of light imitating the effects of flash powder photography capture the opening and closing images of all three acts of director Jack O'Brien's raucously good revival of the classic 1928 comedy, THE FRONT PAGE. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE FRONT PAGE Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews!Review Roundup: THE FRONT PAGE Opens on Broadway- All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Oct 20, 2016

The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1928 comedy set in the world of the Chicago newspaper business, had its official opening performance tonight at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44th Street). (more...)

Extra, Extra! Top 30 Critics from Across the Country to Attend THE FRONT PAGE's Opening TonightExtra, Extra! Top 30 Critics from Across the Country to Attend THE FRONT PAGE's Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

Read all about it! The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur's classic 1928 comedy set in the world of the Chicago newspaper business, will have its official opening performance tonight at the Broadhurst Theatre (235 W. 44th Street). Along with the slew of expected boldfaced names from the worlds of theater, film, television, and media, the opening night audience will also include the top thirty theater critics from around the country. (more...)

VIDEO: John Slattery Talks Starring Role in Broadway's THE FRONT PAGEVIDEO: John Slattery Talks Starring Role in Broadway's THE FRONT PAGE
by TV News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

On this morning's TODAY, John Slattery talked about starring in the current Broadway revival of THE FRONT PAGE, in which he portrays a veteran newspaper reporter who is trying to get out of the business. (more...)

VIDEO: John Goodman Talks Broadway's THE FRONT PAGE on 'Tonight'VIDEO: John Goodman Talks Broadway's THE FRONT PAGE on 'Tonight'
by TV News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW,  John Goodman stopped by to discuss working with Nathan Lane in the Broadway revival of THE FRONT PAGE. (more...)

DVR Alert: Lin-Manuel Miranda, John Goodman Visit NBC's TONIGHT SHOWDVR Alert: Lin-Manuel Miranda, John Goodman Visit NBC's TONIGHT SHOW
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Tonight, October 4th, John Goodman, currently starring opposite Nathan Lane in Broadway's THE FRONT PAGE, will appear on ABC's THE TONIGHT SHOW to discuss the new comedy. (more...)

VIDEO: FRONT PAGE's Nathan Lane Recaps Debate & Imagines Trump Presidency on TONIGHTVIDEO: FRONT PAGE's Nathan Lane Recaps Debate & Imagines Trump Presidency on TONIGHT
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Lane shares his take on the first presidential debate and envisions what Donald Trump's first 30 days in the White House would look like (more...)

VIDEO: Nathan Lane & John Goodman Talk Relevancy of Broadway's THE FRONT PAGEVIDEO: Nathan Lane & John Goodman Talk Relevancy of Broadway's THE FRONT PAGE
by TV News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Nathan Lane and John Goodman stopped by NBC's TODAY this morning to chat about their revival of the comedy THE FRONT PAGE, now playing on Broadway. Although the play originally debuted on Broadway in 1928, Goodman says the play, which critiques the media and legal system, still reflects contemporary society. (more...)

San Diego Repertory Theatre Presents the World Premiere of THE DYBBUK FOR HANNAH AND SAM'S WEDDINGSan Diego Repertory Theatre Presents the World Premiere of THE DYBBUK FOR HANNAH AND SAM'S WEDDING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) will present the world premiere of Associate Artistic Director Todd Salovey's newest play, 'The Dybbuk for Hannah and Sam's Wedding' as the third production of the theatre's 41st season. Written and directed by Salovey, the play is a one-man adaptation of the classic Jewish play 'The Dybbuk' by S. Ansky. (more...)

VIDEO: Nathan Lane & John Goodman Talk Broadway's THE FRONT PAGE on 'Today'VIDEO: Nathan Lane & John Goodman Talk Broadway's THE FRONT PAGE on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Nathan Lane and John Goodman stopped by NBC's TODAY this morning to chat about their revival of the comedy The Front Page, now playing on Broadway. Watch the appearance below! (more...)

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