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Northlight Theatre Brings CHAPATTI to Galway Arts Festival, July 2014; Debuts in Chicago, Now thru April 13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

Chicago-Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces a forthcoming artistic exchange with Ireland through the co-production of Chapatti, a new work developed through Northlight's Interplay program. The co-production of Chapatti will premiere at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, today, March 7-April 13, 2014, and will open at the Galway Arts Festival in July 2014. Chapatti, by acclaimed Irish playwright Christian O' Reilly, will be directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones and will feature John Mahoney and Penny Slusher. (more...)

THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA, THE MOUSETRAP & More Set for Northlight's 40th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces the first four selections of its 40th Anniversary Season. The celebratory season kicks-off with the current Off-Broadway hit The Commons of Pensacola, which is expected to be the first regional production. The season continues with Agatha Christie's mystery The Mousetrap, which is the world's longest-running play. Playwright Bruce Graham (Stella & Lou, The Outgoing Tide) returns to Northlight for the World Premiere of White Guy on the Bus. Shining Lives: A Musical, based on Melanie Marnich's play, commissioned by Northlight and written by Jessica Thebus (book & lyrics), Andre Pluess and Amanda Dehnert (music) will make its World Premiere in the Spring. An additional title is yet to be announced. (more...)

Remembering Comedian And Actor Sid Caesar Who Has Died At 91
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Isaac Sidney 'Sid' Caesar, an American comic actor and writer, died on Wednesday at the age of 91. He best known for the pioneering 1950s live television series Your Show of Shows, 'Sid Caesar was 27 when he launched Your Show of Shows - TV's first and greatest live comedy,' NPR's Susan Stamberg's on his show. (more...)

Desert Foothills Theater Presents A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Desert Foothills Theater (DFT), a division of the Foothills Community Foundation, presents 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' running tonight, Feb. 14 through Sun., March 2 in the Black Box Theatre of Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center, 33606 N. 60th Street, in North Scottsdale. (more...)

Davis Gaines Stars in THE MUSIC MAN at Musical Theatre West, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Musical Theatre West presents the second production of their 61st season, Davis Gaines (Los Angeles' longest-running Phantom in The Phantom of The Opera) starring as Professor Harold Hill and Gail Bennett (Mary Poppins) starring as Marian Paroo in Meredith Willson's timeless and joyous, THE MUSIC MAN, book, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey, musical direction by Corey Hirsch, choreography by John Todd and directed by Jeff Maynard. (more...)

Desert Foothills Theater to Present A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, 2/14-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Desert Foothills Theater (DFT), a division of the Foothills Community Foundation, presents 'A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum' running Fri., Feb. 14 through Sun., March 2 in the Black Box Theatre of Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center, 33606 N. 60th Street, in North Scottsdale. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 2/09/2014
by BWW - Feb 09, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/09/2014 for Rhode Island (more...)

Northlight Theatre to Bring CHAPATTI to Galway Arts Festival, July 2014; Debuts in Chicago, March 7-April 13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Chicago-Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces a forthcoming artistic exchange with Ireland through the co-production of Chapatti, a new work developed through Northlight's Interplay program. The co-production of Chapatti will premiere at Northlight Theatre, 9501 Skokie Blvd in Skokie, March 7-April 13, 2014, and will open at the Galway Arts Festival in July 2014. Chapatti, by acclaimed Irish playwright Christian O' Reilly, will be directed by Artistic Director BJ Jones and will feature John Mahoney and Penny Slusher. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Ocean State Theatre Company's Hilarious LAUGTHER ON THE 23RD FLOOR Provides Non-Stop Laughs
by Robert Barossi - Feb 02, 2014

As the calendar turns to February, the weather is, for the moment remarkably mild. Spring, though, is far off and cold, dreary days are still to come. It's the perfect time to sit in a cozy theater and have your spirits lifted watching a hysterical play that fills you with the warmth of joyfulness and fun. Ocean State Theatre Company has exactly what you need with their production of Neil Simon's Laughter on the 23rd Floor. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 2/02/2014
by BWW - Feb 02, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/02/2014 for Rhode Island (more...)

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

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

Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Oklahoma (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 1/26/2014
by BWW - Jan 26, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/26/2014 for Rhode Island (more...)

Davis Gaines to Star in THE MUSIC MAN at Musical Theatre West, Beg. 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Musical Theatre West presents the second production of their 61st season, Davis Gaines (Los Angeles' longest-running Phantom in The Phantom of The Opera) starring as Professor Harold Hill and Gail Bennett (Mary Poppins) starring as Marian Paroo in Meredith Willson's timeless and joyous, THE MUSIC MAN, book, music and lyrics by Meredith Willson, based on a story by Meredith Willson and Franklin Lacey, musical direction by Corey Hirsch, choreography by John Todd and directed by Jeff Maynard. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS, RED & More Set for American Stage's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

American Stage Theatre Company announces its 2014-2015 season for its six Mainstage productions, their 30th Anniversary with American Stage in the Park and a bonus production that will be a world premiere. American Stage offers an unforgettable theatrical journey with one world premiere, four area premieres, two Tony Award-winning plays, two musicals, our 8th installment of an August Wilson's Century Cycle, a Neil Simon classic and even a farce by Lewis Black. Our 2014-2015 season will be a season above the rest! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 1/19/2014
by BWW - Jan 19, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/19/2014 for Oklahoma (more...)

Drew McVety, Tom Hewitt, Philip Hoffman and More Set for Westchester Broadway Theatre's TITANIC, Now thru 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

Original Titanic Broadway cast member Drew McVety will again set sail in the Tony Award-winning musical, which begins performances at WBT tonight, January 16. The production, which is a new intimate adaptation of Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's lushly scored musical about the doomed ocean liner, will run through February 23rd. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Oklahoma - Week of 1/12/2014
by BWW - Jan 12, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/12/2014 for Oklahoma (more...)

Drew McVety, Tom Hewitt, Philip Hoffman and More Set for Westchester Broadway Theatre's TITANIC, 1/16-2/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Original Titanic Broadway cast member Drew McVety will again set sail in the Tony Award-winning musical, which begins performances at WBT on January 16. The production, which is a new intimate adaptation of Maury Yeston and Peter Stone's lushly scored musical about the doomed ocean liner, will run through February 23rd. (more...)

SIMPSON's Writer Sam Simon Receives WGA's Valentine Davies Award
by TV News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) has named The Simpsons co-developer, Emmy-winning television writer/director/producer, and philanthropist Sam Simon as its 2014 Valentine Davies Award honoree (more...)

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