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Get Ready for AMELIE at the Ahmanson with Film Screening at The Theatre at Ace HotelGet Ready for AMELIE at the Ahmanson with Film Screening at The Theatre at Ace Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

In anticipation of "Amelie, A New Musical" coming to the Ahmanson Theatre, Center Theatre Group and The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Downtown Los Angeles will present a special screening of the five-time Oscar-nominated film "Amelie" on Saturday, December 3 at 7:30 p.m. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsals for AMELIE, Starring Phillipa SooPhoto Flash: First Look at Rehearsals for AMELIE, Starring Phillipa Soo
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Center Theatre Group presents 'Amelie, A New Musical' at the Ahmanson Theatre which begins previews December 4, 2016, opens December 16 and continues through January 15, 2017.  BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of Lynn Nottage's SWEATPhoto Coverage: Public Theater Celebrates Opening Night of Lynn Nottage's SWEAT
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 4, 2016

SWEAT, a new play by Lynn Nottage directed by Kate Whoriskey, just opened last night and is running through Sunday, December 4 at The Public Theater.  (more...)

Cast Complete for Broadway-Bound AMELIE, Starring Phillipa Soo, in L.A.Cast Complete for Broadway-Bound AMELIE, Starring Phillipa Soo, in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Casting has been set for Center Theatre Group's production of "Amelie, A New Musical" at the Ahmanson Theatre which begins previews December 4, 2016, opens December 16 and continues through January 15, 2017. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: In the Studio with PRETTY FILTHY Original Cast Recording, Out TodaySTAGE TUBE: In the Studio with PRETTY FILTHY Original Cast Recording, Out Today
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2016

PRETTY FILTHY draws on actual conversationsexploring the real lives of people in the adult entertainment industry. Below, check out a special "Making of the Cast Album" video, featuring studio and production footage and interviews with the cast and creative team!  (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for THE TAMING OF THE SHREW in the Park!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for THE TAMING OF THE SHREW in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 14, 2016

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park all-female production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW began performances on May 24 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production officially opened last night, June 13 and will run through Sunday, June 26. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of The Public Theater's Mobile Unit ROMEO & JULIETPhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of The Public Theater's Mobile Unit ROMEO & JULIET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

The Public Theater opened the MOBILE UNIT'S ROMEO & JULIET on Friday, April 15. Directed by Lear deBessonet, the sit-down run of ROMEO & JULIET follows a three-week tour of the five boroughs, bringing Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts. Continuing Artistic Director Oskar Eustis' 10th Anniversary season, the Shakespeare classic began previews on Monday, April 11 and will run in The Public's Shiva Theater through Sunday, May 1. All tickets are only $20. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

BWW Review: Mobile Shakespeare Unit's Spirited ROMEO & JULIET Settles Into The PublicBWW Review: Mobile Shakespeare Unit's Spirited ROMEO & JULIET Settles Into The Public
by Michael Dale - Apr 18, 2016

After touring New York's prisons, nursing homes, community centers and shelters the compact production enjoys a run at the House of Papp. (more...)

The Civilians Bring LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU: FLOPS, FAILURES AND FIASCOS to The Met Room TonightThe Civilians Bring LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU: FLOPS, FAILURES AND FIASCOS to The Met Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

The Civilians, the award-winning New York-based theater company, presents LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU: FLOPS, FAILURES AND FIASCOS tonight, February 23, 2016, at the Metropolitan Room. (more...)

The Civilians to Bring LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU: FLOPS, FAILURES AND FIASCOS to The Met RoomThe Civilians to Bring LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU: FLOPS, FAILURES AND FIASCOS to The Met Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

The Civilians, the award-winning New York-based theater company, presents LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU: FLOPS, FAILURES AND FIASCOS on February 23, 2016, at the Metropolitan Room. (more...)

Public Theater's Mobile Unit to Bring ROMEO & JULIET to New York's BoroughsPublic Theater's Mobile Unit to Bring ROMEO & JULIET to New York's Boroughs
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

Continuing its commitment to bringing free Shakespeare to the community and strengthening audience engagement with the arts, The Public Theater will mount its MOBILE UNIT again this March with a free three-week tour to the five boroughs of Shakespeare's ROMEO & JULIET, directed by Lear deBessonet. As part of Artistic Director Oskar Eustis' 10th Anniversary season, the free Mobile Unit tour (March 18 - April 9) will bring Shakespeare to audiences who have limited or no access to the arts by visiting correctional facilities, homeless shelters, social service organizations, and other community venues. Following the free tour, ROMEO & JULIET will have a sit-down run at The Public Theater from Monday, April 11 through Sunday, May 1, with an official press opening on Friday, April 15. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Ma-Yi's hit comedy WASHER/DRYERPhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of Ma-Yi's hit comedy WASHER/DRYER
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

WASHER/DRYER, a new comedy by Nandita Shenoy about a recently eloped young couple- Michael and Sonya- who discover they haven't been entirely truthful with each other as they settle into Sonya's Manhattan studio apartment with its own stackable washer/dryer as a key perk. Directed by Benjamin Kamine, WASHER/DRYER comes to NY following its world-premiere at East West Players in Los Angeles last winter, and a subsequent production in Chicago this fall. (more...)

Broadway Close Up Series Continues Tonight with GUYS VS. DOLLS: A MUSICAL SURVEY OF SEX AND SEXISMBroadway Close Up Series Continues Tonight with GUYS VS. DOLLS: A MUSICAL SURVEY OF SEX AND SEXISM
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

The battle of the sexes is on! Some of the most memorable Broadway characters will square off in GUYS VS. DOLLS: A MUSICAL SURVEY OF SEX AND SEXISM, featuring the songs of Cole Porter, Frank Loesser, Rodgers & Hammerstein and many more, tonight, November 16, as part of the Broadway Close Up series. (more...)

Kaufman Music Center to Continue Broadway Close Up Series with 'GUYS VS. DOLLS', 11/16Kaufman Music Center to Continue Broadway Close Up Series with 'GUYS VS. DOLLS', 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

Kaufman Music Center will present BROADWAY CLOSE UP: GUYS VS. DOLLS - A MUSICAL SURVEY OF SEX & SEXISM on Monday, November 16, 2015 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Matthew Scott, Michael Winther, Sally Wilfert Announced for BROADWAY CLOSE UP'S GUYS VS. DOLLS: A MUSICAL SURVEY OF SEX AND SEXISMMatthew Scott, Michael Winther, Sally Wilfert Announced for BROADWAY CLOSE UP'S GUYS VS. DOLLS: A MUSICAL SURVEY OF SEX AND SEXISM
by Nora Dominick - Nov 3, 2015

The battle of the sexes is on! Some of the most memorable Broadway characters will square off in Guys vs. Dolls: A Musical Survey of Sex and Sexism featuring the songs of Cole Porter, Frank Loesser, Rodgers & Hammerstein and many more. Explore the passion and perils of love and marriage as depicted by the great writers of Broadway, including Cole Porter, Frank Loesser, Irving Berlin, Lerner & Loewe, Yip Harburg, Burton Lane, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Rodgers & Hart, Stephen Sondheim, Jule Styne, Meredith Willson, William Finn, Maltby & Shire and Jerry Herman. (more...)

Broadway-Bound? Pam MacKinnon Wants AMELIE to Make Broadway Transfer in 2017Broadway-Bound? Pam MacKinnon Wants AMELIE to Make Broadway Transfer in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

Amelie, A New Musical won the hearts of Bay Area audiences this fall, and according to the Record, it might soon win the hearts of New York audiences. Director Pam MacKinnon revealed in a recent interview that she hopes the show will arrive on Broadway in the next year and a half. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Cast of Michael John LaChiusa's FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE Takes Opening Night Bows at The PublicPhoto Coverage: Cast of Michael John LaChiusa's FIRST DAUGHTER SUITE Takes Opening Night Bows at The Public
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 22, 2015

The world premiere musical First Daughter Suite, written by Michael John LaChiusa, and debuting at The Public Theater, directed by Kirsten Sanderson, runs now through Sunday, November 15, the show just opened last night and BroadwayWorld was there. Check out photos from the festivities below! (more...)

World Premiere of AMELIE, Starring Samantha Barks, Extends Once MoreWorld Premiere of AMELIE, Starring Samantha Barks, Extends Once More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2015

Amelie, A New Musical continues to win the hearts of Bay Area audiences. Due to popular demand Berkeley Rep announces that the show, which was already extended by a week, will run for an additional eight performances - but it must close Sunday, October 18, 2015.  Tickets can be purchased by phone at (510) 647-2949 or online at berkeleyrep.org. The theatrical world premiere presentation has been met with enthusiastic applause and rave reviews from critics: (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch the New Official Trailer of Berkeley Rep's AMELIE, Starring Samantha BarksSTAGE TUBE: Watch the New Official Trailer of Berkeley Rep's AMELIE, Starring Samantha Barks
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2015

BroadwayWorld brings you a brand new official trailer of Berkeley Repertory Theatre's AMELIE, A NEW MUSICAL, starring award-winning British actress Samantha Barks, directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?). Barks, who is best known for her stand-out performance as Eponine in the film adaptation of LES MISERABLES, will portray the inquisitive and charmingly shy Amelie. Her most recent theatre credits include City of Angels, Cabaret, and Oliver! in London's West End, and Chicago at The Hollywood Bowl. Samantha Barks (Amelie) is joined by (in alphabetical order) David Andino (Blind Beggar/Garden Gnome), Randy Blair (Hipoloto), Adam Chanler-Berat (Nino), Alison Cimmet (Amandine/Philomene), Savvy Crawford (Young Amelie), Carla Duren (Gina), John Hickok (Raphael/Bretodeaux), Alyse Alan Louis (Georgette), Shannon O'Boyle (Swing), Maria-Christina Oliveras (Suzanne), Tony Sheldon (Dufayel/Collignon), Perry Sherman (Lucien), Jacob Keith Watson (Swing), and Paul Whitty (Joseph). (more...)

New Stage Musical AMELIE Heading to Broadway Next Spring?New Stage Musical AMELIE Heading to Broadway Next Spring?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

Is the new stage musical AMELIE, based on the 2001 French movie starring Audrey Tautou, heading to Broadway? (more...)

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