'80 DAYS', CAMP GHOUL and More Set for Boise Contemporary Theater's 2014-15 Children's Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

In September, Boise Contemporary Theater kicks off the BCT Children's Reading Series: Contemporary plays for young audiences. It's a brand new take on an old tradition! Grab some milk and cookies and get swept up in four great stories brought to life with live music and sound. Led by the talented actor, director and educator Dwayne Blackaller, this is an experience you won't want your family to miss. (more...)

Carm Grisolla and Tom Hickey to Star in Strawdog Theatre's FAIL/SAFE, Running 9/14-10/14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Strawdog Theatre Company and Artistic Director Hank Boland have announced the first production in their 2014 - 2015 Hugen Hall season, Eugene Burdick and Harvey Wheeler's Fail/Safe, adapted for the stage by ensemble members Nikki Klix and Anderson Lawfer, September 14 to October 14, direction by Anderson Lawfer at Hugen Hall in Strawdog Theatre Company, 3829 N. Broadway Street. (more...)

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces Strange Lands: International Sci-Fi
by Movies News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announced today Strange Lands: International Sci-Fi (August 22-28), featuring innovative films from the renaissance of science fiction on film in the late 1960s and 1970s, as well as gripping work by major auteurs. (more...)

MTC Announces 2nd Annual Theater Series for Young Audiences in Partnership with Bay Area Children's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Building on the success of its inaugural Theater Series for Young Audiences, of which every performance was sold out, Marin Theatre Company will again partner with Bay Area Children's Theatre to present five productions in MTC's 99-seat Lieberman Theatre and 231-seat Boyer Theatre. The series includes four BACT productions - Five Little Monkeys, James and the Giant Peach, Three Little Birds, and Fancy Nancy, the Musical! - as well as one MTC production - Around the World in 80 Days. Based in Mill Valley, MTC is a 47-year old professional nonprofit theater that is a destination for smart, uncommon and adventurous theater. (more...)

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century Presents BEETHOVEN LOVE ELEGIES, 7/16-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Ensemble for the Romantic Century (ERC) returns to Lenox, Massachusetts, for the second consecutive summer, with 12 performances of the fully staged theatrical concert, Beethoven Love Elegies. With a script drawn from Beethoven's letters and diaries and accounts by his contemporaries, interwoven with performances of some of his greatest music, this poignant, humorous, and emotionally intense production dramatizes Beethoven's young years in Vienna and his search for the perfect wife. Actor Kire Tosevski as Beethoven heads an outstanding company of five esteemed actors and four musicians (violinist Rachel Lee Priday, cellist Sebastian Bäverstam, pianist Eve Wolf, and baritone Chad Sloane). (more...)

Hangar Theatre's AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS to Run 6/26-7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Continuing its 40th Mainstage Season, the Hangar Theatre will present, Around the World in 80 Days by Mark Brown, from June 26 until July 5, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: Glenn Close, Jonathan Groff, Leslie Odom Jr. and More at Lapham's Quarterly's DECADES BALL: THE 1870s
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

Lapham's Quarterly Decades Ball: The 1870s took place at Gotham Hall in New York City last night, June 2, 2014. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Rachel Dratch, Brian d'Arcy James & Leslie Odom Jr. Join Lapham's Decades Ball, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2014

Lapham's Quarterly announced complete casting for their annual DECADES BALL: The 1870s on Monday, June 2. Joining the evening's entertainment are Rachel Dratch, Brian d'Arcy James, and Leslie Odom Jr., in addition to the previously announced Glenn Close, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Michael Cerveris, Jonathan Groff, and Taylor Mac. (more...)

Meadow Brook Theatre Sets 2014-15 Season Featuring AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND & More
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Meadow Brook Theatre's 2014-2015 season promises to please with hilarious comedy, toe-tapping musical theatre and powerful drama. 'This is going to be an exciting season you won't want to miss.' said Cheryl Marshall, Managing Director. 'We've got a literary classic, a heartwarming comedy and a 'Nunsensical' musical, back by popular demand and starring Cindy Williams and Eddie Mekka!' The 2014-2015 season features three Michigan Premieres and two Michigan Professional Premieres. (more...)

Glenn Close, Jonathan Groff, Michael Cerveris & More Set for Lapham's Quarterly's Annual DECADES BALL, 6/2
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Lapham's Quarterly announced today that their annual DECADES BALL will be celebrating the 1870s. The gala event will take place on Monday, June 2, beginning at 6:00 p.m. with cocktails followed by dinner at Gotham Hall (1356 Broadway). The 1870s gave birth to street lamps in New York City, to The Kentucky Derby, The Brooklyn Bridge, phonographs and the telephone, the first Harvard/Yale game, and P.T. Barnum's "Greatest Show on Earth." The themed evening will be sponsored by Encyclopedia Britannica and will celebrate Lapham's Quarterly's seventh year of publication. (more...)

John Gordon Sinclair and James Lance to Lead West End's PERFECT NONSENSE, June 30
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

John Gordon Sinclair and James Lance will play iconic duo Jeeves and Wooster in the Olivier Award-winning hitPerfect Nonsense in the West End and on tour, replacing the current cast, Robert Webb and Mark Heap, from 30 June 2014. Co-writer Robert Goodale will take over from Mark Hadfield as Seppings. (more...)

Adventure Writer's New Sequel, 'The Ice Cap and the Rift,' is Released
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

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The Ensemble for the Romantic Century Presents THE TRIAL OF OSCAR WILDE, 6/19-21
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

Fresh off its recent Tchaikovsky production at BAM Fisher, the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) presents another fully staged theatrical concert interweaving drama and music about one of the most famous trials of the 19th century. Delivered by a top-caliber cast in an intimate setting, The Trial of Oscar Wilde focuses on the tragic shackling, public scrutiny, and subsequent imprisonment of the homosexual playwright/writer Oscar Wilde (1854-1900). A script based on Wilde's correspondence, plays, and short stories (performed by Broadway's Michael Halling as Oscar Wilde and esteemed Robert Ian Mackenzie as Lord Queensbury) provides a dramatic backdrop for chamber music by French and English composers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries including Chausson's masterful Concerto for violin, piano and string quartet, and works by Satie, Elgar, Faure and Franck in performances by the dynamic Amphion String Quartet, violinist Susie Park, pianist Max Barros and a romping barbershop quartet. (more...)

ERC to Present THE TRIAL OF OSCAR WILDE at Symphony Space, 6/19-21
by BWW News Desk - May 07, 2014

Fresh off its recent Tchaikovsky production at BAM Fisher, the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) presents another fully staged theatrical concert interweaving drama and music about one of the most famous trials of the 19th century. Delivered by a top-caliber cast in an intimate setting, The Trial of Oscar Wilde focuses on the tragic shackling, public scrutiny, and subsequent imprisonment of the homosexual playwright/writer Oscar Wilde (1854-1900). A script based on Wilde's correspondence, plays, and short stories (performed by Broadway's Michael Halling as Oscar Wilde and esteemed Robert Ian Mackenzie as Lord Queensbury) provides a dramatic backdrop for chamber music by French and English composers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries including Chausson's masterful Concerto for violin, piano and string quartet, and works by Satie, Elgar, Faure and Franck in performances by the dynamic Amphion String Quartet, violinist Susie Park, pianist Max Barros and a romping barbershop quartet. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Freddie Highmore Talks Hit A&E Series BATES MOTEL
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 30, 2014

Today, series star Freddie Highmore, along with Carlton Cuse, the show's writer and executive producer, spoke with BWW and other members of the press about the hit drama series and what's in store for the upcoming season finale! (more...)

Sony Movie Channel Celebrates The Legacy Of Effects Wizard Ray Harryhausen Every Wednesday In May, And Presents A Colossal Nine-Film Marathon On Saturday, May 3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

CULVER CITY, Calif., April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/  Sony Movie Channel pays tribute to Ray Harryhausen—the special effects pioneer who passed away a year ago this month—with themed blocks every Wednesday in May, at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. On May 7, explore 'The Early Work' with the SMC-exclusive documentary RAY HARRYHAUSEN: SPECIAL EFFECTS TITAN—a career-spanning retrospective as the man behind the monsters discusses his timeless films, combined with sit-down interviews with the filmmakers he inspired, such as Peter Jackson, Steven Spielberg, and Guillermo del Toro. The doc is followed by IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA and 20 MILLION MILES TO EARTH. (more...)

Jen Waldman, Jesse Bush & More Will Direct Hangar Theatre's 40th Season Productions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

The Hangar Theatre is happy to announce a fantastic lineup of accomplished directors and designers for its 40th Anniversary Mainstage season. While some of these artists are returning to the Hangar from past production favorites, others, including new Artistic Director Jen Waldman, will be making their Hangar debut. The roster includes many talented artists with local ties to Ithaca, including Ithaca College and Cornell University alumni. (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company Puts Spin on AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The celebrated off-Broadway comedy, Around the World in 80 Days, which features five actors in a theatrical tour-de-force playing 39 characters from Jules Verne's classic adventure novel, will come alive through the Arizona Theatre Company production at the Herberger Theater Center, 222 E. Monroe, from today, March 27-April 13. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tucson - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Tucson (more...)

City Circle Acting Company Announces 2014-2015 Season, Including INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

City Circle Acting Company of Coralville announces its 2014-2015 season, featuring exhilarating musicals, exciting family-friendly fare, and farcical comedy. All performances will be held at City Circle's home theater, the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts, located at 1301 5th Street in Coralville. (more...)

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