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Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 3/12/2016
by - Mar 12, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/12/2016. (more...)

MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY to Open Next Month at the Lyric StageMR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY to Open Next Month at the Lyric Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston's 2015-16 Season continues April 8 with MR. BURNS, a post-electric play by Anne Washburn, with a score by Michael Friedman and lyrics by Anne Washburn. Directed by A. Nora Long, the production also features music director Allyssa Jones and choreographer Yo-El Cassell. MR. BURNS runs through May 7, 2016, with the official opening slated for April 10. (more...)

Roundabout & Columbia University Will Team Up for  Columbia@RoundaboutRoundabout & Columbia University Will Team Up for Columbia@Roundabout
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) and Columbia University School of the Arts (Carol Becker, Dean of Faculty) have just announced Columbia@Roundabout, an initiative aimed at educating and developing the next generation of playwrights and theatre administrators, as both institutions celebrate their 50th anniversaries. No other collaborative partnership in the New York area brings together an esteemed Ivy League MFA program with a Tony Award- winning not-for-profit theatre. The initiative is made possible by a grant from the Tow Foundation. (more...)

Vineyard's Co-Production of INDECENT Begins Performances Next Month Off-BroadwayVineyard's Co-Production of INDECENT Begins Performances Next Month Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

Vineyard Theatre, in association with La Jolla Playhouse and Yale Repertory Theatre, will present the New York premiere of INDECENT, a new play with music, written by Paula Vogel, created by Paula Vogel and Rebecca Taichman, and directed by Rebecca Taichman, at The Vineyard (108 East 15th Street) with previews beginning April 27 and opening night set for May 17. INDECENT features music composed by Lisa Gutkin (KLEZMATICS) and Aaron Halva (RED NOSES) and choreography by David Dorfman (GREEN VIOLIN).  (more...)

Tony Winner John Guare to Lead Discussion on Tennessee Williams at Playhouse Creatures Theatre CompanyTony Winner John Guare to Lead Discussion on Tennessee Williams at Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2016

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Company will host a post-show discussion centered on the later work of Tennessee Williams following the March 5, 3pm performance of Tennessee Williams 1982. The participants include Tony-winning playwright John Guare, scholar and writer David Savran, scholar and current Tennessee Williams' editor Thomas Keith, and professor and writer Annette J. Saddik. (more...)

Lynn Nottage, Young Jean Lee, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Receive 2016 PEN Literary AwardsLynn Nottage, Young Jean Lee, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Receive 2016 PEN Literary Awards
by Michael Dale - Mar 2, 2016

The advocacy organization grants awards for Master American Dramatist, American Playwright in Mid-Career and Emerging American Playwright. (more...)

THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 19-26THIS WEEK IN PICTURES: February 19-26
by Nora Dominick - Feb 26, 2016

Didn't have time to check in on your favorite Broadway stars? Well don't worry BroadwayWorld has rounded up some of the biggest stories from this week from Broadway and beyond with BroadwayWorld's 'This Week in Pictures.' (more...)

ALIAS GRACE Stage Adaptation Begins 2/26 at Ball StateALIAS GRACE Stage Adaptation Begins 2/26 at Ball State
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

Jennifer Blackmer's adaptation of MARGARET ATWOOD'S novel ALIAS GRACE will begin February 26th at Strother Theatre at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Steven Pasquale, Leslie Kritzer, Ahna O'Reilly and More in RTC's THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOMPhoto Flash: First Look at Steven Pasquale, Leslie Kritzer, Ahna O'Reilly and More in RTC's THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company presents the first-ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM. The production is currently in previews Off-Broadway and opens officially on March 13, 2016 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This will be a limited engagement through May 29, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tony Kushner to Adapt Moving Memoir HE WANTED THE MOON to Big ScreenTony Kushner to Adapt Moving Memoir HE WANTED THE MOON to Big Screen
by Movies News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tony Kushner will adapt Mimi Baird and Eve Claxton's memoir HE WANTED THE MOON (more...)

Roundabout's THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Begins Previews TonightRoundabout's THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Begins Previews Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Daryl Roth Productions, presents the first-ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM. The production begins preview performances Off-Broadway tonight, February 18, 2016, and opens officially on March 13, 2016 at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). This will be a limited engagement through May 29, 2016. (more...)

Take Five! Spend Your Afternoon Coffee Break with THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM's Steven PasqualeTake Five! Spend Your Afternoon Coffee Break with THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM's Steven Pasquale
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

In honor of the start of previews, BroadwayWorld is inviting you to fill your afternoon coffee break with some of Pasquale's greatest past performances. Take five below! (more...)

Koffler to Welcome Tony Kushner for Evening of ConversationKoffler to Welcome Tony Kushner for Evening of Conversation
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

The Koffler Centre of the Arts proudly presents "Tony Kushner in Conversation" on May 9, 2016 at 7:00 PM at the Panasonic Theatre, 651 Yonge Street. Tickets for this event start at $29 and are available beginning tomorrow at 1-800-461-3333 or kofflerarts.org. (more...)

Austin Pendleton to Direct LUNA GALE at Cleveland Play HouseAustin Pendleton to Direct LUNA GALE at Cleveland Play House
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

Cleveland Play House's (CPH) monumental 100th Season continues with the regional premiere of LUNA GALE. CPH welcomes back film and stage legend Austin Pendleton to direct this contemporary drama that begs the question 'To whom do you belong?' Written by Rebecca Gilman, recipient of the 2015 Roe Green Award, LUNA GALE runs February 27 - March 20 in the intimate Allen Theatre. (more...)

Japan Society to Present Haruki Murakami's SLEEP This MonthJapan Society to Present Haruki Murakami's SLEEP This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

As part of its 2015-2016 Performing Arts Season, Japan Society presents Haruki Murakami's SLEEP, in a first look, work-in-progress showing from Ripe Time and PlayCo. (more...)

BWW TV: Who Is THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM? Find Out from Steven Pasquale and the Cast; Plus a Performance Preview!BWW TV: Who Is THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM? Find Out from Steven Pasquale and the Cast; Plus a Performance Preview!
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 5, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Daryl Roth Productions, will soon present Steven Pasquale in the first-ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy The Robber Bridegroom. Joining Pasquale as 'Jamie Lockhart' is Andrew Durand as 'Little Harp,' Evan Harrington as 'Big Harp,' Greg Hildreth as 'Goat,' Leslie Kritzer as 'Salome,' Ahna O'Reilly as 'Rosamund,'Nadia Quinn as 'Raven/Goat's Mother,' Lance Roberts as 'Clement Musgrove' and Devere Rogers as 'Airie/Man.' The company met the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand to chat with the cast and bring you a special performance preview! (more...)

2cents Theatre Extends DEN OF THIEVES Through 2/212cents Theatre Extends DEN OF THIEVES Through 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2016

2Cents Theatre, the producers of the critically-acclaimed productions of the hit musicals Rent and Fugitive Songs is thrilled to announce that their smash-hit, critically-acclaimed production of DEN OF THIEVES, written by 2015 Pulitzer Prize winning author Stephen Adly Guirgis and directed by Eric Augusztiny isEXTENDING through SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 21 at the Hudson Guild Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Steven Pasquale & Cast of Roundabout's THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Meet the PressPhoto Coverage: Steven Pasquale & Cast of Roundabout's THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Meet the Press
by Walter McBride - Feb 4, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Daryl Roth Productions, will soon present Steven Pasquale in the first-ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy The Robber Bridegroom. Joining Pasquale as 'Jamie Lockhart' is Andrew Durand as 'Little Harp,' Evan Harrington as 'Big Harp,' Greg Hildreth as 'Goat,' Leslie Kritzer as 'Salome,' Ahna O'Reilly as 'Rosamund,'Nadia Quinn as 'Raven/Goat's Mother,' Lance Roberts as 'Clement Musgrove' and Devere Rogers as 'Airie/Man.' The company just met the press earlier today, and BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture photo coverage! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Steven Pasquale & Cast of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Meet the Press!FREEZE FRAME: Steven Pasquale & Cast of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Meet the Press!
by Walter McBride - Feb 4, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Daryl Roth Productions, will soon present Steven Pasquale in the first-ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy The Robber Bridegroom. Joining Pasquale as 'Jamie Lockhart' is Andrew Durand as 'Little Harp,' Evan Harrington as 'Big Harp,' Greg Hildreth as 'Goat,' Leslie Kritzer as 'Salome,' Ahna O'Reilly as 'Rosamund,'Nadia Quinn as 'Raven/Goat's Mother,' Lance Roberts as 'Clement Musgrove' and Devere Rogers as 'Airie/Man.' The company met the press today and you can check out a sneak peek from the festivities below. Be sure to check back later for complete coverage! (more...)

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with Steven Pasquale, Leslie Kritzer and the Cast of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM; Watch Performance Sneak Peek!BWW TV: In Rehearsal with Steven Pasquale, Leslie Kritzer and the Cast of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM; Watch Performance Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 4, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Daryl Roth Productions, will soon present Steven Pasquale in the first-ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy The Robber Bridegroom. Joining Pasquale as 'Jamie Lockhart' is Andrew Durand as 'Little Harp,' Evan Harrington as 'Big Harp,' Greg Hildreth as 'Goat,' Leslie Kritzer as 'Salome,' Ahna O'Reilly as 'Rosamund,'Nadia Quinn as 'Raven/Goat's Mother,' Lance Roberts as 'Clement Musgrove' and Devere Rogers as 'Airie/Man.' Check out the cast perform a portion of 'Steal With Style' below! (more...)

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