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Jennifer Coolidge to Lead SAVING KITTY at Nora Theatre CompanyJennifer Coolidge to Lead SAVING KITTY at Nora Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

The Nora Theatre Company will present Saving Kitty by Marisa Smith, featuring film and television star Jennifer Coolidge, and is directed by Artistic Director Lee Mikeska Gardner. Saving Kitty runs from July 9 through August 2, 2015. The press performance is Monday, July 13 at 7:30PM. (more...)

Tangent Theatre Company Extends LOBBY HERO Through 5/3Tangent Theatre Company Extends LOBBY HERO Through 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Tangent Theatre Company, based in the intimate Carpenter Shop Theater in Tivoli's village center, announces a fifth week of performances for their Spring 2015 production: the contemporary moral drama Lobby Hero by Kenneth Lonergan. The play will now run through Sunday, May 3. Set in a Manhattan apartment building lobby, the story examines the shades of grey between right and wrong, and centers on the main character, Jeff, the building's security guard, and three other diverse characters, including Jeff's supervisor William and two New York City police officers (Bill and Dawn). Remaining performances of Lobby Hero are Thursdays - Saturdays 8pm; Sundays 3pm. (more...)

2015 Drama League Nominations Announced - From HAMILTON to THE VISIT - Complete List!2015 Drama League Nominations Announced - From HAMILTON to THE VISIT - Complete List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

The Drama League has announced the 2015 Drama League Awards Nominees this morning - check out the complete list! (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Suddenly Singing! Jake Gyllenhaal Gears Up For LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS OnstageFLASH FRIDAY: Suddenly Singing! Jake Gyllenhaal Gears Up For LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Onstage
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 17, 2015

Today we are celebrating this week's news announcement of Jake Gyllenhaal's musical theatre debut. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS' Jake Gyllenhaal Sing DREAMGIRLS!STAGE TUBE: Watch LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS' Jake Gyllenhaal Sing DREAMGIRLS!
by Stage Tube - Apr 14, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Jake Gyllenhaal is set to lead the Encores! Off-Center concert production of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's Little Shop of Horrors, running July 1-2, 2015. The production will be directed by Dick Scanlan, with choreography by Patricia Wilcox. Jeanine Tesori is the Artistic Director of Encores! Off-Center, and Chris Fenwick is Music Director. The show will mark his musical theater debut and we can't wait to see what he can do! Click below to watch his performance of 'And I'm Telling You' from when he hosted SNL in 2007. (more...)

Jenny Schwartz's IOWA Opens Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsJenny Schwartz's IOWA Opens Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

The Playwrights Horizons world premiere of IOWA, a new musical play written by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist Jenny Schwartz (God's Ear, Somewhere Fun), music by Todd Almond (Stage Kiss at PH, Kansas City Choir Boy, The Tempest, On the Levee) and lyrics by Mr. Almond and Ms. Schwartz, opens tonight, April 13, 2015. (more...)

Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season to Feature Premieres by A.R. Gurney and Naomi Wallace, Return of OLD HATS & MoreSignature Theatre's 25th Anniversary Season to Feature Premieres by A.R. Gurney and Naomi Wallace, Return of OLD HATS & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced eight productions for the 2015-16 25th Anniversary Season at the company's Frank Gehry-designed Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). All subscriber tickets for the 2015-16 Season are $25 each as part of the Signature Ticket Initiative: A Generation of Access. (more...)

IOWA Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights HorizonsIOWA Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Previews begin tomorrow, today, March 20 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) world premiere of IOWA, a new musical play written by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist Jenny Schwartz (God's Ear, Somewhere Fun), music by Todd Almond (Stage Kiss at PH, Kansas City Choir Boy, The Tempest, On the Levee) and lyrics by Mr. Almond and Ms. Schwartz. Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Ken Rus Schmoll (Red Dog Howls, Middletown, What Once We Felt; next season's Antlia Pneumatica at PH), the musical play will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

Tangent Theatre to Stage LOBBY HERO, 4/2-26Tangent Theatre to Stage LOBBY HERO, 4/2-26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Tangent Theatre Company, based in their intimate Carpenter Shop Theater in Tivoli's village center, is prepping for their Spring 2015 production: the contemporary moral drama Lobby Hero by Kenneth Lonergan. (more...)

Quiara Alegria Hudes & Lisa Kron Join Signature Theatre's Residency Five ProgramQuiara Alegria Hudes & Lisa Kron Join Signature Theatre's Residency Five Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced that Quiara Alegria Hudes & Lisa Kron have joined the Residency Five program, which provides five-year residencies for multiple playwrights, guaranteeing three full productions of new work over the course of each playwright's residency. The other artists currently in the Residency Five program are Annie Baker, Martha Clarke, Will Eno, Katori Hall, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Kenneth Lonergan and Regina Taylor. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 3/16/2015 - GOLDEN SHAMROCK Gala, BEST OF BROADWAY SINGS and More!WAKE UP with BWW 3/16/2015 - GOLDEN SHAMROCK Gala, BEST OF BROADWAY SINGS and More!
by Jessica Showers - Mar 16, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: GTG honors Kate Mulgrew and more at its GOLDEN SHAMROCK Gala, stars align for THE BEST OF BROADWAY SINGS at 54 Below and more! (more...)

GTG's GOLDEN SHAMROCK Gala Honors Kate Mulgrew & Kenneth Lonergan Tonight; Patrick Page PerformsGTG's GOLDEN SHAMROCK Gala Honors Kate Mulgrew & Kenneth Lonergan Tonight; Patrick Page Performs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Gingold Theatrical Group, under the leadership of David Staller, honors actress and GTG/Project Shaw alum Kate Mulgrew and award-winning playwright Kenneth Lonergan at its annual Golden Shamrock Gala tonight, March 16, at 3 West Club (3 West 51st Street). (more...)

Paxton Whitehead, Nick Westrate & More Join GTG/Project Shaw's MISALLIANCE, 4/6Paxton Whitehead, Nick Westrate & More Join GTG/Project Shaw's MISALLIANCE, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015

Casting is now complete for Gingold Theatrical Group's PROJECT SHAW production of his 1910 high-flying comedyMisalliance, on Monday, April 6 at 7pm, at Symphony Space's Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2895 Broadway at 95th St.). (more...)

Jane Fonda and More Set for L.A. Theatre Works' 40th Anniversary Gala This MonthJane Fonda and More Set for L.A. Theatre Works' 40th Anniversary Gala This Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

L.A. Theatre Works celebrates its 40th Anniversary and honors Geoffrey Cowan, President of The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands and University Professor at the University of Southern California and the L.A. Theatre Works Company of Artists. (more...)

Tangent Theatre to Stage Kenneth Lonergan's LOBBY HERO This SpringTangent Theatre to Stage Kenneth Lonergan's LOBBY HERO This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Tangent Theatre Company, based in their intimate Carpenter Shop Theater in Tivoli's village center, announces their Spring 2015 production: the contemporary moral drama Lobby Hero by Kenneth Lonergan. (more...)

VIDEO: Rosie Perez Admits Crush on FISH IN THE DARK's Larry David: 'He's a Teddy Bear!'VIDEO: Rosie Perez Admits Crush on FISH IN THE DARK's Larry David: 'He's a Teddy Bear!'
by TV News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Rosie Perez stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC and shared that she has developed a crush on her FISH IN THE DARK co-star Larry David. (more...)

Cast Announced for New Schwartz & Almond Musical IOWA at Playwrights HorizonsCast Announced for New Schwartz & Almond Musical IOWA at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Playwrights Horizons has announced casting for IOWA, the world premiere of a new musical play written by Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist Jenny Schwartz (God's Ear, Somewhere Fun), music by Todd Almond (Stage Kiss at PH, Kansas City Choir Boy, The Tempest, On the Levee) and lyrics by Mr. Almond and Ms. Schwartz. Directed by two-time Obie Award winner Ken Rus Schmoll (Red Dog Howls, Middletown, What Once We Felt; next season's just-announced Antlia Pneumatica by Anne Washburn at PH), the musical play will be the fifth production of the theater company's 2014/2015 Season. (more...)

DVR Alert: FISH IN THE DARK's Rosie Perez to Visit NBC's 'Today', 2/27DVR Alert: FISH IN THE DARK's Rosie Perez to Visit NBC's 'Today', 2/27
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

NBC has announced that 'The View' host Rosie Perez will visit TODAY on Friday, February 27 to talk about starring in the new Broadway comedy FISH IN THE DARK. (more...)

Gingold Theatrical Group's GOLDEN SHAMROCK Gala to Honor Kate Mulgrew & Kenneth Lonergan; Patrick Page to PerformGingold Theatrical Group's GOLDEN SHAMROCK Gala to Honor Kate Mulgrew & Kenneth Lonergan; Patrick Page to Perform
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Gingold Theatrical Group, under the leadership of David Staller, will honor actress and GTG/Project Shaw alum Kate Mulgrew and award-winning playwright Kenneth Lonergan at its annual Golden Shamrock Gala, March 16, at 3 West Club (3 West 51st Street). (more...)

New Works by Jordan Harrison, Danai Gurira, Taylor Mac & More Make Up Playwrights Horizons' 2015-16 SeasonNew Works by Jordan Harrison, Danai Gurira, Taylor Mac & More Make Up Playwrights Horizons' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Playwrights Horizons, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, has announced the six productions of its 2015/2016 Season. The six new works will be presented at the theater company's home at 416 West 42nd Street. In season order, they will be: (more...)

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