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Photo Flash: First Look at Joanna Gleason, Santino Fontana, et al. in Roundabout's SONS OF THE PROPHET!Photo Flash: First Look at Joanna Gleason, Santino Fontana, et al. in Roundabout's SONS OF THE PROPHET!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

The cast of of the New York premiere of Stephen Karam's new play Sons of the Prophet, directed by Peter DuBois features Yusef Bulos (Bill), Jonathan Louis Dent (Vin), Santino Fontana (Joseph), Joanna Gleason (Gloria), Lizbeth MacKay (Mrs. McAndrew), Dee Nelson (Dr. Manor), Chris Perfetti (Charles), Charles Socarides (Timothy). (more...)

Roundabout's SONS OF THE PROPHET Begins PreviewsRoundabout's SONS OF THE PROPHET Begins Previews
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the full cast of the New York premiere of Stephen Karam's new play Sons of the Prophet, directed by Peter DuBois. The cast will feature Yusef Bulos (Bill), Jonathan Louis Dent (Vin), Santino Fontana (Joseph), Joanna Gleason (Gloria), Lizbeth Mackay (Mrs. McAndrew), Dee Nelson (Dr. Manor), Chris Perfetti (Charles), Charles Socarides (Timothy). (more...)

Roundabout Theatre Company's SONS OF THE PROPHET Begins PreviewsRoundabout Theatre Company's SONS OF THE PROPHET Begins Previews
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2011

Preview performances begin tonight for Roundabout Theatre Company's Sons of the Prophet, by Stephen Karam, directed by Peter DuBois. (more...)

SONS OF THE PROPHET Previews Moved to 9/28SONS OF THE PROPHET Previews Moved to 9/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2011

The new first preview date for Off-Broadway's SONS OF THE PROPHET will be Wednesday, September 28th at 7:30PM, at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. 200 tickets available for only $10 for new September 28 & 29 performances. (more...)

Jo Anne Worley, Michael Urie Set for DIRTY SHORTS at Williams Theatre Festival, 9/25Jo Anne Worley, Michael Urie Set for DIRTY SHORTS at Williams Theatre Festival, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2011

America's great playwright Tennessee Williams was also a prolific short story writer throughout his life. In 'Dirty Shorts,' a one night special event, two bawdy stories he wrote that celebrate sexual fulfillment as political expression will be read by actors for the first time at this year's Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival - Double Exposure: Past and Present. (more...)

Slouching Towards Bethlehem, PASlouching Towards Bethlehem, PA
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Sep 22, 2011

Slouching Towards Bethlehem, PA by Stephen Karam - September 22nd, 2011 This is my first time blogging. Ever. I'll do my best. The first week of rehearsals has just ended and its been the usual rush of adrenaline, nerves, excitement, discovery, fear, joy. Sons of the Prophet had a production at the Huntington Theater Company this past spring, and I was able to take what I learned from that first run and do a series of big rewrites this summer at the MacDowell Colony (where I worked in a cottage whose previous inhabitants include James Baldwin and Spalding Gray and María Irene Fornés!) (more...)

Todd Haimes on SONS OF THE PROPHETTodd Haimes on SONS OF THE PROPHET
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Sep 19, 2011

Honestly, I love telling people about this play and this playwright. The story of this production speaks directly to the kind of work that I want Roundabout to be doing in the world of new play development. There's nothing quite like knowing that we're achieving our goals for both the theatre and the artists in this area. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Joanna Gleason, Santino Fontana, et al. on SONS OF THE PROPHETSTAGE TUBE: Joanna Gleason, Santino Fontana, et al. on SONS OF THE PROPHET
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2011

The first preview date for Off-Broadway's SONS OF THE PROPHET will be Wednesday, September 28th at 7:30PM, at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. 200 tickets available for only $10 for new September 28 & 29 performances. (more...)

Michael Wilson To Direct Alley Theatre's ETHER DOME, Previews 9/9Michael Wilson To Direct Alley Theatre's ETHER DOME, Previews 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2011

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Ether Dome, the first Alley production by acclaimed playwright Elizabeth Egloff. (more...)

Adam Driver, Sarah Goldberg, et al. to Star in Roundabout's LOOK BACK IN ANGER; Opens 2/2Adam Driver, Sarah Goldberg, et al. to Star in Roundabout's LOOK BACK IN ANGER; Opens 2/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company has just announced the full cast of a new production of John Osborne's play Look Back in Anger, directed by Roundabout Associate Artist Sam Gold. The cast will feature Adam Driver as 'Cliff,' Sarah Goldberg as 'Allison,' Anastasia Griffith as 'Helena,' and Matthew Rhys as 'Jimmy'. (more...)

Victory Gardens Produces In The Next Room or the vibrator play 9/9-10/9Victory Gardens Produces In The Next Room or the vibrator play 9/9-10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Artistic Director Chay Yew and Executive Director Jan Kallish announce the Chicago Premiere of Sarah Ruhl's Tony-nominated play In the Next Room or the vibrator play directed by Associate Artistic Director Sandy Shinner. (more...)

Roundabout Welcomes Frank Langella Back to Broadway in MAN AND BOY Roundabout Welcomes Frank Langella Back to Broadway in MAN AND BOY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that three-time Tony Award winner Frank Langella will star as 'Gregor Antonescu' in Terence Rattigan's drama Man and Boy on Broadway, directed by Maria Aitken. (more...)

Michael Wilson To Direct Alley Theatre's ETHER DOME, Previews 9/9Michael Wilson To Direct Alley Theatre's ETHER DOME, Previews 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd announces the cast and creative team for the world premiere of Ether Dome, the first Alley production by acclaimed playwright Elizabeth Egloff. (more...)

Photo Coverage: BWW Meets Roundabout's SONS OF THE PROPHET Company; Joanna Gleason & More!Photo Coverage: BWW Meets Roundabout's SONS OF THE PROPHET Company; Joanna Gleason & More!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Sep 8, 2011

The Roundabout Theatre Company will present SONS OF THE PROPHET off Broadway, with previews beginning Wednesday, September 28th at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. The prooduction will officially open on Thursday, October 20, 2011 for a limited engagement production through December 23, 2011. The full cast of the New York premiere of Stephen Karam's new play Sons of the Prophet, directed by Peter DuBois includes Yusef Bulos (Bill), Jonathan Louis Dent (Vin), Santino Fontana (Joseph), Joanna Gleason (Gloria), Lizbeth MacKay (Mrs. McAndrew), Dee Nelson (Dr. Manor), Chris Perfetti (Charles), Charles Socarides (Timothy). BroadwayWorld was on hand to meet the company today and brings you photo coverage below. (more...)

Alec Baldwin to Host 9/11 Forum at the Public Theater TonightAlec Baldwin to Host 9/11 Forum at the Public Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

The Public Theater announced the first Public Forum of the 2011-2012 season, 'The 9/11 Decade: New York and America After the Towers.' Moderated by Alec Baldwin, the discussion will immediately follow the 7:30 p.m. performance of Richard Nelson's Sweet and Sad at The Public Theater on Thursday, September 8. Additional guests to be announced at a later date. (more...)

Carl Bernstein, Kurt Andersen Added to Public's 9/11 Forum Line-UpCarl Bernstein, Kurt Andersen Added to Public's 9/11 Forum Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2011

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Joey Parnes Interim Executive Director) has announced the line-up of the best-selling author and journalist Kurt Andersen, Pulitzer Prize-winner Carl Bernstein, and the playwright and director of Sweet and Sad Richard Nelson, for the first Public Forum of the 2011-2012 season, 'The 9/11 Decade: New York and America After The Towers.' (more...)

Carl Bernstein, Kurt Andersen Added to Public's 9/11 Forum Line-UpCarl Bernstein, Kurt Andersen Added to Public's 9/11 Forum Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Joey Parnes Interim Executive Director) has announced the line-up of the best-selling author and journalist Kurt Andersen, Pulitzer Prize-winner Carl Bernstein, and the playwright and director of Sweet and Sad Richard Nelson, for the first Public Forum of the 2011-2012 season, 'The 9/11 Decade: New York and America After The Towers.' (more...)

Kurt Andersen, Carl Bernstein, Richard Nelson, Set for Public Theater's 9/11 Forum Kurt Andersen, Carl Bernstein, Richard Nelson, Set for Public Theater's 9/11 Forum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director; Joey Parnes Interim Executive Director) is proud to announce the line-up of the best-selling author and journalist Kurt Andersen, Pulitzer Prize-winner Carl Bernstein, and the playwright and director of Sweet and Sad Richard Nelson, for the first Public Forum of the 2011-2012 season, 'The 9/11 Decade: New York and America After The Towers.' Hosted by Alec Baldwin, the discussion will take place at The Public Theater on Thursday, September 8. Single tickets to this special event, which includes the 7:30 p.m. performance of Sweet and Sad and The Public Forum immediately following, are $25, and can be purchased by calling (212) 967-7555. (more...)

Alan Rickman-Led SEMINAR Tix Now on Sale to AmEx Card Holders; Box Office Opens 10/6Alan Rickman-Led SEMINAR Tix Now on Sale to AmEx Card Holders; Box Office Opens 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

Producers Jeffrey Finn, Jill Furman, John N. Hart Jr., Patrick Milling Smith and Roy Furman have announced the on-sale Ticketing schedule for two-time Tony Award nominee, Emmy Award and Golden Globe winner Alan Rickman (Private Lives, Les Liaisons Dangereuses, the Harry Potter franchise) making his eagerly-anticipated return to Broadway starring in the World Premiere of SEMINAR, a new comedy by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Peabody Award winner Theresa Rebeck (Mauritius, The Understudy, Omnium Gatherum, The Family of Mann, Spike Heels, NBC's upcoming 'Smash'). Directed by acclaimed Obie Award winner Sam Gold (Circle Mirror Transformation, The Aliens, Tigers Be Still, Kin, The Coward) in his Broadway debut, the production will also star Tony Award nominee Lily Rabe (The Merchant of Venice, Steel Magnolias, this summer's lauded A Doll's House at Williamstown) and Obie Award winner Hamish Linklater (The School for Lies, Twelfth Night, 'The New Adventures of Old Christine'). SEMINAR will begin previews on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at The Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) with an Opening Night set for Sunday, November 20 at 6:30 PM. (more...)

Public Theater's SWEET AND SAD Begins Previews, 9/6Public Theater's SWEET AND SAD Begins Previews, 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2011

The Public Theater will begin previews for the world premiere of Richard Nelson's new play SWEET AND SAD on Tuesday, September 6. The first show in the 2011-2012 Public Lab season, SWEET AND SAD takes place over Sunday brunch on the 10th Anniversary of 9/11 with a cast that features Jon DeVries, Shuler Hensley, Maryann Plunkett, Laila Robins, Jay O. Sanders and J. Smith-Cameron. (more...)

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